Privacy Policy

Prior to accessing this website, the user must read and accept the following general terms and conditions of use. If he does not accept one or more of these terms and conditions, use of the website shall be aborted immediately. By using the website, the user expressly agrees to be bound by the following terms and conditions.

1. Area of applicability
The following general terms and conditions of use shall apply to all content published directly (i.e. without any links) on this website. It shall not apply to the websites independently maintained by any Edel AG group companies.

2. Use of web content
The web content offered by Edel AG shall be used solely for personal and non-commercial purposes and may only be downloaded, copied, stored or used in any other manner for such purposes. The user acknowledges that it is technologically not possible to maintain this website permanently free of any errors. He also acknowledges that Edel AG is under no obligation to maintain the website free of errors and that errors over which Edel AG has no control may arise.

3. Copyright
All texts, images, audio and video data, other works and applications produced and distributed by Edel AG are subject to copyright and may not be used beyond the terms and conditions referred to in the web content without its express approval. References to copyright and brand designations may not be altered or removed. All rights to the names of Edel AG, its subsidiaries and its artists (logos) are reserved.

4. Warranties and liability
Edel AG shall not be held liable for any errors or omissions, antiquated data or quality shortfalls in any of the information which it provides. As a matter of principle, all liability for any loss or damage caused as a result of the use or failure to use any information provided on the website or as a result of the use of information containing errors or omissions shall be excluded provided that Edel AG cannot be proved to have acted willfully or grossly negligently. This shall also apply to any loss or damage caused by programs provided by Edel AG. Edel AG shall only be liable for any content to which it directly or indirectly provides links if it is aware of such content and it is technically possible and reasonable for it to prevent the use of any content found to contain any illegal matter. The provider of such content shall be solely liable - to the exclusion of Edel AG - for any content or loss or damage going beyond the scope of the above provision arising from the use or failure to use such information.

5. Data provided by third parties
All information, facts or opinions distributed by third parties on interactive sites (chat forums, guest books, bulletin boards etc.) may not be construed as representing views held by Edel AG. Edel AG shall not assume any liability or responsibility for such content. The user of interactive sites warrants and represents that he is the sole holder of the copyright/utilization rights to the material created and/or transferred by him. The user shall grant to Edel AG an unrestricted right to utilize the material transferred throughout the universe in perpetuity. Edel AG may transfer the rights concerned to third parties. Personal data (name, address etc.) provided by users shall be treated confidentially and shall expressly not be made available to third parties either on a remunerated or non-remunerated basis.

6. How to use Facebook social plugins
On the homepage (startup site), our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) provided by the social network facebook. com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo.

When you access a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook transfers the plugin content directly to your browser which embeds the latter into the website.

The embedded plugins provide Facebook with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking “Like” or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored by it. For information on the purpose and scope of data collection and further processing/use of the data furnished by Facebook, including your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy, please refer to Facebook’s privacy policy.

If you do not want Facebook to collect data concerning your visit to our website, please log off Facebook before entering our website.

7. 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
Further information can be found under (Google Analytics Terms of Service & Privacy). Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

8. Changes to web content
All offers made on the website shall be non-binding and free of engagement. Edel AG expressly reserves the right to modify, extend or delete any part or all of the website or to suspend access to it either temporarily or permanently without prior notice.