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Privacy Policy

Corporate Information

TOP Business GmbH

Nuremberg Office & Training Center

Klingenhofstrasse 58

90411 Nuremberg
Phone: +49 (9119 95 117-117
Telefax: +49 (911) 95 117-309
E-Mail: info@topbusinessgmbh.com

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Harald Urban


Registered with the District Court Nuremberg (Handelsregister Nürnberg): HRB 29929
VAT ID No.: DE 133 548 265

Privacy Policy

Contact:

Name: Natalie Frisch
Tel. Number: +49 911 95117-303
E-Mail: natalie.frisch@topbusinessgmbh.com

 

Data Protection Officer: 
Tel. Number: +49 911 40905-724
E-Mail: datenschutz@grundig-akademie.de
Company Name: Grundig Akademie für Wirtschaft und Technik Gemeinnützige Stiftung e.V.

TOP Privacy Statement

1. This Privacy Statement

TOP Business GmbH, together with its Associated Companies ("TOP") is committed to protecting personal information that you provide to us via our web site. Please read this Privacy Statement carefully as it explains what information TOP collects about you and how we use your information, including setting out the circumstances where we could provide it to third parties. You should also read the separate Legal and Copyright/Disclaimers terms and conditions applicable to our web site.

2. What information do we collect and what do we do with it?

To assist us in delivering services to you we will collect information about you or your computer when you browse on our Web Site, or if you choose to register and take advantage of our services.

We will use the information which we collect to help us to improve the usefulness and effectiveness of our web site, and to personalize your experience on our web site, to help you log on in future and to continue to use our web site. By knowing your preferences we can deliver relevant information that meets your needs and ensure that your visit to our site is quick, easy and productive.

 We may use your IP address to conduct analyses of user traffic, to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our web site, or to enable selected third parties to provide us with information on the companies visiting our site.

If you are an existing customer we may use your email address to respond to inquiries and to provide you with information that may be of interest to you, relating to products similar to those you use or have used in the past, at your request. Every email you receive from us will contain simple instructions for removing yourself from the list or changing your profile. TOP is also happy to provide existing customers and other interested parties with information about the full range of TOP's products and services on request.

TOP reserves the right to access and disclose personal information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests, to operate its systems properly, or to protect itself or its users.

3. Sharing of Information with Third Parties

We may need to pass your personal information to third parties who help us to maintain, administer or develop our web site, if so, that information is only given to those third parties for that limited purpose.

From time to time, TOP may pass your personal information to selected third parties who will help us to provide you with the products and services available on our web site that might be of interest to you. Such third parties will not use your personal information for any other purpose. If you do not wish to permit such third party use, you should follow the procedure set out in the paragraph dealing with cookies below to deactivate third parties cookies.

If we do disclose personal information to third parties, we will only do so to third parties whom we are satisfied have measures to protect your personal information in a manner consistent with all applicable laws.

4. Your Consent

By utilizing the TOP web site you acknowledge and agree that:

  • in the course of registering and using our web site and any services offered via our web site, certain personal information about you will be captured electronically or otherwise and transmitted to TOP, and potentially to any third parties as set out above; and
  • we may transfer your personal information from one country or continent to another for processing or use in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
  • you expressly agree to the collection and use of your personal information as set out above for the purposes set out in this Privacy Statement.

5. Our Responsibilities - How does TOP protect user information?

TOP respects the privacy of its customers and business partners and is committed to complying with all laws relating to the protection of personal data. TOP has adopted Principles of Privacy and Data Protection that apply to all our global operations and protect the rights of customers in compliance with all laws relating to the protection of personal information.

To prevent unauthorized access, we follow appropriate security procedures in the storage and disclosure of personal information which you have given to us.

Certain areas of our web site are password protected. You can help to preserve your privacy by never sharing your password with anyone else.

6. What are 'Cookies' and how do we use them?

We may conduct analyses of user traffic. These analyses will be performed through the use of IP addresses and cookies. We also use cookies when you request personalised information, so that we can provide you with more tailored information when you return to our web site. We do not use cookies to store any personal information for any promotional or marketing purposes.

A cookie is a piece of information that is stored on your computer's hard drive by your web browser. The information stored will make your usage of our web site easier and faster because it allows you to use our web site without having to re-enter information on each visit. Cookies also maintain the visitor's identity while at our web site so you need only log in once. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but usually you can alter the settings of your browser to prevent automatic acceptance.

7. Use of Google Analytics

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:
Disable Google Analytics

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).

8. Changes to Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to add to or change the terms of this Privacy Statement at our sole discretion, without prior notice to you. If we change this Privacy Statement, we will post the new Privacy Statement on our web site, and it will become effective from the time of posting to our web site. Please visit this Privacy Statement on a regular basis to make sure you have read the latest version and you understand what we do with your personal information. Whenever possible, we will give you notice of any changes prior to their implementation. Your continued use of our web site following the posting of changes to these terms means that you consent to those changes.

9. General

"Associated Companies" means any parent, subsidiary company or affiliate of TOP Business GmbH.

This version of the Privacy Statement is effective as of June 18, 2007. 
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