Impressum & Legal Notes

This page provides outline information on the "Sound of Brass" (Association for Town Marketing of Wetter) (in the following called Sound of Brass) as well as legal and data protection related information about our website.

Information on the host of this internet website

This site is being run by:

Sound of Brass
Am Zamelberg 2
58300 Wetter (Ruhr)

Phone: +49 2335 1084
E-Mail: info@sound-of-brass.de

Represented by
Torsten Mühlhoff

Copyrights

Copyright 2018-2019 Sound of Brass. All rights reserved. The content including pictures and the design of the Sound of Brass website are subject to copyright protection and other laws for the protection of intellectual property. No dissemination or alteration of the content of these pages or of the frames or similar measures are permitted. Moreover, these contents may not be copied, disseminated, modified or made available to third parties for commercial purposes.

Liability

The information that Sound of Brass presents to you on this website is compiled and updated periodically. It is impossible to guarantee freedom from all errors. For this reason, Sound of Brass disclaims and excludes all liability or warranty with regard to the accuracy, completeness and up-to-dateness of the information provided on this website. There is no warranty of merchantability, no warranty of fitness for a particular use, and no other warranty of any kind, express or implied, regarding the information or any aspect of this website.

This website provides links to other websites. Sound of Brass disclaims all liability and warranty with respect to any information obtained from and your interaction with any website that you reach by means of a link from this website. Sound of Brass is also not responsible for the data protection precautions of the operators of such websites. Sound of Brass urges you to check the privacy policy, terms and conditions disclaimers on such websites before using such websites.

In no event will Sound of Brass or other companies mentioned at this site be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of the use, inability to use, or the results of use of this site, any websites linked to this site, or the content contained at any or all such sites, including but not limited to damages to computer system, data or any personal objects resulting from the downloading of material and/or data from this website or from websites reached by links from this website.

Sound of Brass reserves the right to undertake alterations or additions to the information or data provided at all times without further notice. Insofar as our Internet pages contain forward-looking statements, these statements are based on opinions and estimations of Sound of Brass Management and are subject to risks and uncertainties. Sound of Brass is not obliged to update such forward-looking statements. All liability for such statements is expressly excluded.

Licensing rights

The intellectual property contained on this website is legally protected through patents, trademarks and copyrights. This website does not grant any license to use this intellectual property. Duplication, dissemination, reproduction and further transmission and other use are prohibited without the written consent.

Use of this Website and Agreement to Terms

Use of this website and the interpretation of this Disclaimer shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Germany, without regard to conflict of law provisions. Any dispute arising out of this Agreement shall be resolved in the courts in Germany. Through your continued use of this website, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of Germany. Sound of Brass and you agree that service of process may be made by electronic mail to your electronic mail address that was used when accessing this website.

Sound of Brass may change this Disclaimer at any time without notice to you and without liability to you or any other party. It is your responsibility to periodically check this Disclaimer for changes. If you do not agree to any changes made to the Disclaimer, you should cease use of this website. Continued use of this website signifies acceptance of any changes made to the Disclaimer.

Privacy statement

Sound of Brass takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. When we process the personal data that is collected during your visits to our website, we always observe the rules laid down in the applicable data protection laws. Your data will not be disclosed publicly by us, nor transferred to any third parties without your consent.

In the following sections, we explain what types of data we record when you visit our website, and precisely how they are used.

Recording and processing of data in connection with access over the Internet

When you visit our website, our web server makes a record of each access and stores it in a file. The following data are recorded:

  • IP address of the requesting processor
  • Date and time of access
  • Internal identifier of the requested page
  • Used Internet browser and activated functions (Javascript, Java-Applet, ActiveX-Controls)
  • Selected language

The purpose of recording these data is for system security and in order to optimize our Internet service. The IP address is only evaluated in the event of fraudulent access to the network infrastructure of Sound of Brass. We do not compile personal profiles of users.

Note: In practice dynamic IP addresses as used, that is every time you dial in the network of your provider a new IP address will be assigned. As there is no other information about you available (e.g. by registration to a user account; the function Log on on our Internet pages are only used for internal purposes) Sound of Brass is not able to establish a definite relation to you and your usage pattern. In paricular cases it may be possible to create a definite relation to a connection holder (but not to the person who actually used the PC) by contacting the Internet provider.

Voluntary specification of data

In addition to the above-mentioned data, personal data will only be collected and stored if you provide us with such information expressly and knowingly for specific purposes, services and functions. This applies to inquiries via e-mail or the use of a contact form the following data:

  • First and last name
  • E-mail address
  • Free text

In the case of electronic transmission by means of an online form, the information provided by you will be transmitted in encrypted form via a secure connection (SSL - identified by the "https" in front of the Internet address requested). Your data is subject to data protection and are earmarked. The information you provide in the contact form or e-mail will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage, or delete the purpose for data storage (for example, after your request has been processed). Mandatory statutory provisions - especially retention periods - remain unaffected. It will not be passed on to third parties.

The processing of the data entered into the contact form or e-mail takes place exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 (1) lit. GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. An informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing operations carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Security

Sound of Brass implements technical and organizational security measures to safeguard stored personal data against inadvertent or deliberate manipulation, loss or destruction and against access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological progress.

Cookies

We do not use any cookies.

Links to websites operated by other providers

Our web pages may contain links to other providers' web pages. We would like to point out that this statement of data protection conditions applies exclusively to the web pages managed by Sound of Brass. We have no way of influencing the practices of other providers with respect to data protection, nor do we carry out any checks to ensure that they conform with the relevant legislation.

Integration of social plug-ins

Social plugins for the social networks Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA) and Google+ (Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) have been integrated into our website. You can identify the plugins by the relevant logos of the companies.

By clicking on the logos of the social networks, you agree that automated data is processed by the respective provider of the social network and that the city marketing has no influence on the respective processing of the data with the corresponding provider of the social network.

Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps, a service provided by Google (see above). By using this website you consent to the collection, processing and use of data collected by Google, its agents and third parties. You can find the terms of use of Google Maps under "Terms of Use of Google Maps", http://www.google.com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html).

Opposition (Art. 21 GDPR) / Withdrawal of consent (Art. 7 GDPR)

You can object to the collection, processing and use of your personal data at any time with effect for the future or revoke your consent already granted.

Information (Art. 15 GDPR), Corrigendum (Art. 16 GDPR), Cancellation (Art. 17 GDPR), Restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR)

At any time you can assert your rights in the sense of Art. 15 - 18 GDPR vis-à-vis the Sound of Brass für Wetter e.V. and request information about the data you have stored, their rectification, restriction of processing or deletion.We will gladly assist you in your request.

Right to Data Transferability (Art. 20 GDPR)

You have the right to have data that we process on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract, in itself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another person in charge, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.

Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority (Art. 77 GDPR)

In the case of violations of data protection law, the person concerned has the right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority. Responsible supervisory authority in data protection questions is the state data protection officer of the respective federal state.

Contact details of the supervisory authority:

Country Representative for Data Protection and Freedom of Information North Rhine-Westphalia
P.O. Box 20 04 44
40102 Düsseldorf
Tel.: +49 211 38424-0
Fax: +49 211 38424-10
E-Mail: poststelle(at)ldi.nrw.de
Webseite: www.ldi.nrw.de

Acceptance, validity and modification of data protection conditions

By using our website, you implicitly agree to accept the use of your personal data as specified above. This present statement of data protection conditions came into effect on August, 2018. As our website evolves, and new technologies come into use, it may become necessary to amend the statement of data protection conditions. Sound of Brass reserves the right to modify its data protection conditions at any time, with effect as of a future date. We recommend that you re-read the latest version from time to time.