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Legal

Data Protection, Security, Privacy Policy

Client data is stored solely for the purposes of servicing and processing your order. The data stored for administering the subscription will be treated in accordance with the applicable provisions of data protection laws.

Data is not passed on to third parties except partners involved in fulfilling client orders.Client data is stored and processed by us in compliance with the relevant provisions set out in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Teleservices Data Protection Act (TDDSG).

Your personal data shall only be collected for specific, clear and lawful purposes. You are entitled at all times to receive information on what data is stored, or have it corrected or deleted.

We shall not pass your personal data including your private address, telephone number or e-mail address to third parties. This shall not apply to our service partners, who require the data in order process your order (e.g., the dispatching company and the credit institute commissioned with effecting payment). However, in these cases the information passed on is limited to the absolute minimum.

Cookies:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website:
<a href=“javascript:gaOptout()“>Disable Google Analytics</a>

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

General Terms and Conditions – GTC –

Scope of Application:

For the business relationship between ArtLight publishing, Dr. Helena Horn (hereinafter ArtLight) and the customer, the following General Terms and Conditions shall apply in the version available on the Internet at the time of placing the order. We do not recognize differing terms and conditions of the customer, unless we have explicitly agreed to their validity in writing.

Contracting Partner:

The customer’s contracting partner is ArtLight publishing, Dr. Helena Horn, Augustinern 42, 06484 Quedlinburg, Germany.

Conclusion of contract:

Order can be made by telephone or in writing by e-mail, or integrated online order form. When ordering online, the customer enters his/her personal data. Clicking the button “Buy” is the final step in the ordering process and a legally binding contract offer. The customer’s offer is accepted by a written (letter) or electronically transmitted (e-mail) confirmation or by delivery of the goods within five days by ArtLight. ArtLight is entitled to refuse to accept an order. The purchase or subscription contract is concluded either upon receipt of our order confirmation or upon delivery of the goods. As a rule, order processing and contact will take place by e-mail and automated order processing. The customer shall ensure that the e-mail address he/she has designated for order processing is correct and that e-mails from ArtLight will reach him/her. For this purpose, the customer shall review the security settings, in particular relating to the spam filter, and any junk mail accounts.

Cancellation Policy:

You can cancel the order within two weeks. The cancellation period starts on the day you placed your order. To meet the deadline, you just have to send your written cancellation within this two-week period.

The subscription continues automatically for one year unless written notice of  cancellation is given six weeks prior to the end of the year for which the current  subscription is valid.

In Accordance with § 355 Paragraph 2 BGB (German Civil Code): The right of revocation applies only to consumers in terms of § 13 BGB. A consumer is any natural person who enters into a legal transaction for a purpose that can be attributed neither to his/her commercial nor freelance professional activity. Right of revocation: The consumer has the right to withdraw from the contract without stating a reason within two weeks in writing (e.g. by letter or e-mail) or by returning the goods. The respective period of time begins with the receipt of the delivery. Compliance with the deadline requires only that the revocation is sent in time (no later than the day the goods are returned). The revocation must be sent to:

ArtLight publishing
Dr. Helena Horn – Augustinern 42 – 06484 Quedlinburg, Germany
Mail: Helena.Horn(at)artlight-magazine.com

Consequences of Revocation:

In the case of an effective revocation, the consumer has to return goods already received. If he/she cannot return the received merchandise completely or only partially or in poor condition, the consumer must pay compensation in equal value. When exercising the right of revocation, the consumer carries the costs of returning the goods, if the price of the returned goods does not exceed a value of € 40 or if the goods have a higher value but the consumer has not yet made a payment or has made only a partial payment at the time of the revocation, unless the delivered goods do not correspond to the ordered goods. Following due receipt of the goods we will refund the purchase price immediately by crediting the customer’s account or by transfer to a specified bank account.

Subscription Cancellation:

You can cancel the order within two weeks. The cancellation period starts on the day you placed your order. To meet the deadline, you just have to send your cancellation within this two-week period.

The subscription continues automatically for one year unless written (e-mail or via letter) notice of  cancellation is given six weeks prior to the end of the year for which the current  subscription is valid.

The right to extraordinary termination for good cause remains unaffected.

Delivery and Shipping:

Goods will be delivered to the address specified by the customer. For goods that cannot be delivered due to the address provided by the customer being incorrect or not current, the customer shall bear the additional costs. The delivery begins with the date requested in the order, provided the order arrived in time (14 days earlier). For orders with no specified date of delivery, delivery will begin at the earliest date possible.

Prices and Shipping Costs:

The prices stated in the invoice are final prices; they include the statutory value added tax. Matured taxes will be indicated in the invoice.

Orders from and into abroad are legally exempt from VAT. Orders in Germany will add the legal German taxes.

All prices are quoted in Euros (€).
The delivery charge for single issues is:
= within Germany 3.00 EUR
= to countries within the EU zone and Switzerland 4.50 EUR
= in the rest of the world 6.50 EUR

Payment, Default:

The purchase price is due with execution of the order. The buyer can pay the purchase price by bank transfer or PAYPAL. Delivery abroad is possible by PAYPAL information immediately, or by payment in advance. By prepayment, a pro forma invoice with the final amount payable will be sent. The purchaser shall assume any banking charges incurred. The goods are shipped immediately after receipt of the complete payment. If the due date for payment is not met in spite of a past-due reminder notice, the statutory provisions shall apply. If the customer exceeds the payment term, all claims from the business relationship will be due immediately. Subscription fees are generally due in advance. Should the subscription rate be raised during the contract period, then the raised rate is to be paid starting with the next invoice. The subscription rate paid in advance is guaranteed for the period of prepayment and cannot be raised. Increases in subscription rates will be announced in the subscribed titles before they come in effect. Individual notification is not possible.

Retention of Title:

Delivered goods remain our property until full payment has been made.

Warranty:

The statutory warranty provisions shall apply.

Liability:

The data processing instructions and information provided by ArtLight are created with utmost care and of course checked regularly. Nevertheless, we can accept no liability for the completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of the information provided. In the event of an error please inform us on receipt of the merchandise. Damage incurred during transport must be documented on receipt of the merchandise. Please notify us as soon as possible.

We assume no liability for our parcel service complying with delivery times. Subject to errors, omissions, and technical changes are reserved. All shipping times are estimates only and cannot be guaranteed. We accept no liability for any consequential damages incurred as a result of difficulties in delivery. Lost or damaged shipment must be reported without delay. We are responsible for failure to deliver, late delivery, and material damage in the course of delivery only in the event of wrongful intent or gross negligence.

Liability for links:

This website provides links to other sites. However, we are not responsible or liable for their content. Nor does such content reflect our own views We do not make the contents of these sites our own. Should we receive notice of unlawful content on external websites we shall immediately move to delete the links in question.

Place of Jurisdiction:

Place of performance for all obligations arising from the contractual relationship shall be Quedlinburg as the place of business of ArtLight, Dr. Helena Horn. In the event of litigation in connection with this business relationship, German law alone will apply to the exclusion of UN commercial law. If at commencement of legal proceedings the customer has no permanent address or does not usually reside in Germany or has no place of general jurisdiction or if the customer is a businessperson and acting in that capacity, then Quedlinburg shall be agreed upon as the place of jurisdiction.

The original and legally binding version of this page is the German version. The translation above is for information only.