Disclosures required by § 5 German Telemedia Act
The website / the online store with the domain http://www.bench.de is operated byBench Limited Registered Office: Tanzaro House, Ardwick Green North, Manchester M12 6FZ Legally represented by: CEO & Chairman Dr. Bruno Sälzer and Gregory Peacock Registry court: Registered in England & Wales (Company No. 4787106) VAT-Identification Number: DE261198488 Customer Service email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Liability for Content
The contents of our website was created with great care. However, we cannot accept liability for the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of the contents. As a service provider we are responsible according to § 7 Abs.1 German Telemedia Act for our own contents in accordance with the general legislation. Pursuant to §§ 8 to 10 TMG we are not obligated as service providers to control transmitted or saved information of third parties or to investigate circumstances, which might disclose illegal activities. According to general law obligations to delete or to block the use of information remain unaffected. Liability is possible only from the time such an actual infringement of the law has been discovered. If an infringement of the law becomes known, we will immediately remove such contents.
Liability for Links
Our offer possibly includes links to external websites provided by third parties, where we cannot influence the content. Therefore we do not assume liability for these third party contents. The content of linked websites is always the responsibility of the respective supplier or operator. The linked websites were at the time of linking examined for possible infringements. No such infringements were found at the time of the linking. A continuous examination of linked websites is not reasonable if there are no actual indications of any infringements. If we become aware of infringements we will remove the respective link immediately.
The content and works created by Bench Limited on this website are subject to German copyright. The copying, notification, and distribution and every way of use outside the copyright regulations are subject to written consent by Bench Limited. Downloads and copies of this website are permitted for private, non-commercial use. In as far the contents of this website was not created by us, the copyrights of third parties apply. Contents of third parties are marked as such. However, should you notice a copyright violation please inform us. If we become aware of legal violations we will remove the respective contents immediately.
The use of our website is generally possible without having to enter personal data. In as far as personal data (like name, address or e-mail address) are required, this will always be made if possible on a voluntary basis. The data will not be transmitted to third parties without your express consent.
Data transmission over the Internet (for example communication by e-mail) can contain security gaps. It is not possible to completely protect data against the unauthorized access by third parties.
The use of published contact data by third parties in the context of publishing an imprint for the transmission of not expressively requested advertising and information material is herewith expressly disclaimed. Bench Limited expressly reserves the right to take legal action in case of unrequested transmission of advertising information, for example, by use of spam-mails.
It can happen, that in the context of this online offer content of third parties, like for example YouTube videos, Google-maps, RSS-feed or graphics of other websites are contained. This always assumes that the providers of such content, (hereinafter referred to as "third parties") receive the user’s IP-address. Without the IP-address, they cannot send contents to the user’s browser. Therefore the IP-address is needed to display such contents. Bench Limited tries to use only such contents, where the provider uses the IP-address only for content delivery. However, we cannot prevent the third party from saving the IP-address, for example to use it for statistical purposes. If we become aware of it, we will let the user know.
This website uses Google Analytics, a Google Inc. (''Google'') web analysis service. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies“, text files, which are saved on the user’s computers and which enable an analysis of the use of the website. The information about the use of the website generated by the cookies is usually transmitted to a Google server in the United States, where it is filed. Google will use this information to analyze the use of the website, in order to prepare reports for the website provider about the website activities and related Internet activities. Google might transmit this information to third parties, if requested by law or if Google orders third parties to process these data. The transmitted IP-address by Google Analytics browser will not be combined with other Google data. You can prevent the installation of cookies with a respective setting of your browser software; however, we inform you that in such a case you might not be able to fully use all functions of this website. By using this website you agree that Google uses the collected data in the way outlined above and for the purposes explained above.
This website uses Google AdSense, a web analytics service of Google Inc., USA (''Google''). Google AdSense uses so-called "cookies", text files, which are saved on the user’s computer and enable an analysis of the use of the website. Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons (invisible graphics) in order to collect information. With the help of web beacons simple activities like visits of a website can be recorded and collected. The information collected by cookies and web beacons about the use of this website (including the user’s IP-address) and the delivery of advertising formats are transmitted to a Google server in the United States and are saved there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website in regard to the advertising, and to create reports about your website activities for the website providers in order to be able to submit additional website use and Internet use related services. Google will possibly pass on this information to third parties if requested by law or if Google orders third parties to process these data. Google will not combine your IP-address with other Google data. You can prevent the installation of cookies on your hard disc and the appearance of web beacons by setting your browser to “do not accept cookies'' (you find this in the Internet-explorer at ''Extras > Internet Options > Data Protection > Setting''; and at Firefox at ''Extras > Settings > Data Protection > Cookies''). However, we inform you that in such a case you might not be able to fully use all functions of this website. By using this website you agree that Google uses the collected data in the way outlined above and for the purposes explained above.
Facebook Social Plugins
This website uses so-called Social Plugins ("plugins") of Facebook’s social network: Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, United States ("Facebook"). The plugins are marked by one of the Facebook logos or by the addition "Social Facebook plugins". The Facebook plugins and their look are listed under: Facebook Plugins.
By visiting the provider’s website, which includes such plugins, a direct connection to a Facebook server is established. Facebook transmits the content of the plugin directly to your browser, which integrates it into the website.
By including the plugin, Facebook receives the information, that your browser has visited the respective provider’s website. Your browser transmits this information (including your IP-address) directly to a Facebook server in the United States where it is saved.
When you are logged in at Facebook, Facebook attributes the visit on the provider’s website directly to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins by pressing the "like"-button for example, the respective information is also transmitted to a Facebook server and will be saved there. In addition, the information is published on Facebook and is shown to your Facebook friends.
Facebook can use this information for advertising, market research, and customized design of the Facebook website. For this Facebook creates use, interest and relationship profiles for example to evaluate the use of the Bench Limited website in regard to the inserted Facebook advertising, and in order to inform other Facebook users about your activities on the provider’s website in order to create additional services provided by Facebook.
If the attribution of the collected data by the provider to your Facebook account is not desired, you have to make sure that you are not logged in at Facebook when you visit the Bench Limited website.
You will find the purpose and extent of data collection and the further processing and use of such data by Facebook and the respective rights and setting options to protect your personal privacy you will find at the Facebook data protection information.
When users issue comment in the blog or other editorial contributions the respective IP-address will be saved. This is done to protect the provider, if somebody makes illegal comments or editorial contributions (insults, banned political propaganda, etc.). In this case the provider could be sued for such a comment or such an editorial contribution and therefore it is interested in the author’s identity.
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If you want to receive the newsletter, we need your valid e-mail address as well as information, which enables us to verify that you are the owner of the submitted e-mail address, i.e. that the owner of the submitted e-mail address agrees to receive the newsletter. No further data are required. The data is used exclusively to dispatch the newsletter and will not be passed on to third parties.
With your registration to receive the newsletter we save your IP-address and the date of the registration. This storage takes place to prove, if a third party abuses the e-mail address and registers for the newsletter without the agreement of the owner of the e-mail address.
At any time you can cancel your consent to save your data, your e-mail address for the dispatch of the newsletter. To cancel use the link within the newsletter or in your profile sector or by information to the provided contact address.
You can visit the online dispute resolution platform of the European Commission with the following external link http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/. Bench Limited is neither obligated nor willing to participate in out-of-court settlement procedures.