Legal Terms

Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions of the use of the Website of Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH

1. General use

The use and calling up of the Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH website is subject to the following terms and conditions. Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH does not recognize any conflicting conditions, unless other terms are expressly agreed on in writing.

2. Website Use and Access

By entering this website and / or any of its subsites („Website“), you accept that you may only use the Website for the purposes for which it was created, i.e. for accessing general or specific information regarding Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH and / or its services (“Purpose”) in accordance with the Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH legal terms as displayed on the Website from time to time (“Website Terms”). You must not use the Website for any purpose other than the Purpose (“Prohibited Uses”). Particularly, but without any limitation, you must not make use of the Website by way of one or more of the following Prohibited Uses:

use the Website in a way that constitutes a breach of the Website Terms;
use the Website in a way that violates any applicable laws and/or the rights (including, without limitation, intellectual property rights) of Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH or others;
upload, transmit and/or disseminate files or information containing viruses, time bombs, worms, Trojan horses, corrupted files or any other software or programs that are capable of damaging another person’s computer software or hardware;
use or access the Website in any way (whether manually or by way of automated programmatic access such as data gathering and extraction tools/routines/scripts) that, in Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH’s sole discretion, is capable of adversely affecting the performance of the Website and/or the services provided on it towards other users.

Framing of this website or any part of it is prohibited.

In addition to any other rights it may have under applicable laws, Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH reserves the right in its sole discretion to block your access to this Website permanently or temporarily in any cases of Prohibited Uses. In addition, Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH may, at its sole discretion, (a) remove any material concerning or uploaded by you from the Website, (b) take legal action against you in order to recover any and all damages (including reputational damages and legal and administrative costs) incurred resulting from the breach, (c) where applicable, require you to sign a declaration of discontinuance, (d) forward to public authorities any pieces of information it deems appropriate in order to enable that applicable laws are enforced, and/or (e) take any other action it deems appropriate to mitigate its losses and safeguard that the Website is not misused, now and in future.

3. Copyright

All rights relating to the design and contents of this website always remain with Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH. Copying and downloading the website or parts of it is permitted for private use by the user only in so far as we do not request the user to act differently (for example, download specific forms or information). In any case copying or other usage for commercial purposes, particularly passing on for payment, is not permitted.

4. Links

Where we refer via links or hyperlinks to other websites or web pages, we assume no liability or responsibility for the privacy practices or the content of these pages. The references are made solely for non-binding information or advertising purposes.

5. No liability assumed for erroneous information

Even if we assume that the information and contents provided by us are accurate, errors or inaccuracies may still occur. Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH is not liable for the correctness of the information and contents of the website of Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH or any consequences arising from the use of the information and contents. This information and contents is provided solely for advertising purposes and is not binding. No warranty, whether express or tacit, is provided. Another condition applies only if Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH and the customer have expressly agreed on something else or Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH intends to vouch for the correctness of the information in an identifiable way.

6. Access to pages protected by a password or otherwise protected

Access to and use of pages of this website protected by a password or otherwise protected is permitted only to authorized persons.

You are responsible for maintaining password secrecy. Do not share your password with any other person. Change your password regularly to minimize the possibility of unauthorized access to your account.

7. Cookies

We use persistent cookies to support a smooth user experience. This cookie remains on your computer after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to our websites. We also use cookies to better understand how you interact with our websites and services and to improve our websites and services overall.

8. Applicable law/venue

Exclusively German law applies for the use of the Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH website. The venue for all disputes arising out of the use of the website, is, provided that the customer is a merchant, Hamburg, Germany.

9. Data Privacy Policy
Our website may be used without entering personal information. Different rules may apply to certain services on our site, however, and are explained separately below. We collect personal information from you (e.g. name, address, email address, telephone number, etc.) in accordance with the provisions of German data protection statutes. Information is considered personal if it can be associated exclusively to a specific natural person. The legal framework for data protection may be found in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG). The provisions below serve to provide information as to the manner, extent and purpose for collecting, using and processing personal information by the provider.

Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH
Phone: +49 (0) 40 30087799
Email: intern@shipyard-agency.de

Please be aware that data transfer via the internet is subject to security risks and, therefore, complete protection against third-party access to transferred data cannot be ensured.

Contacting Us
On our website we offer you the opportunity to contact us by email. In such event, information provided by the user is stored for the purpose of facilitating communications with the user. No data is transferred to third parties. Nor is any of this information matched to any information that may be collected by other components of our website.

Use of Google links and tools
Our website uses links and information provided by Google, a web service from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google“. Google Analytics employs so-called “cookies“, text files that are stored to your computer in order to facilitate an analysis of your use of the site. The information generated by these cookies, such as time, place and frequency of your visits to our site, including your IP address, is transmitted to Google’s location in the US and stored there.
Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of their site.Google may also transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or to the extent this data is processed by third parties on Google´s behalf.
Google states that it will in never associate your IP address with other data held by Google. You can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings on your browser software accordingly. You should be aware, however, that by doing so you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of our website.

Google also offers a disabling option for the most common browsers, thus providing you with greater control over the data which is collected and processed by Google. If you enable this option, no information regarding your website visit is transmitted to Google Analytics. However, the activation does not prevent the transmission of information to us or to any other web analytics services we may use. For more information about the disabling option provided by Google, and how to enable this option, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Alternatively, you can disable the future analysis of your website visit by Google Analytics, by „clicking“ on the link below. By clicking on the link, a so-called „opt-out cookie“ is configured, which means that the analysis of your visit to our site will be prevented in the future:
Enable the „Opt-out Cookie“ for Google Analytics!
Please note that if you delete the cookies in your browser settings, this may also delete the opt-out cookie and its re-activation may become necessary.

Google-Maps
We make use of the the Google Maps API for showing geographical-information on our website, for more information on how Google uses your data, please visit the Privacy Policy of Google http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html and http://www.dataliberation.org/.

We cannot be held responsible for the collection and use of data by Google in case using links and tools provided and supported by Google. The content of the linked pages and the use of the collected data are the sole responsibility of their operators.

Log Data
Like most website operators, shipyard-agency.com collects information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.

Changes to our Privacy Policy
Although most changes are likely to be minor, shipyard-agency.com may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in shipyard-agency.com’s sole discretion. shipyard-agency.com encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

(As of: August 2012 – May 2018)