Data Protection Policy

§ 1 Personal Data

a) Personal Data
Personal data are data which disclose or can disclose the customer’s identity. Winter Trademark Management GmbH adheres to the policy of data avoidance. As far as possible, collection of personal data is avoided.

b) Dealings
Personal data exclusively serve to initiate contracts, draft content, execute or process a contractual relationship. As a matter of principle, data are not forwarded to third parties. Data are only forwarded to the logistics company commissioned for the purpose of fulfilling the delivery order, as far as this is necessary for the delivery of the merchandise ordered. To process payments, the required payment data are forwarded to the financial institution commissioned to process payment and, if necessary, to the commissioned and selected payment service provider. Use of personally-related data only takes place to the extent that is necessary, or as far Winter Trademark Management GmbH is legally or by court order required, or if necessary, to prohibit abuse against the General Terms and Conditions in a legitimate manner.

c) Objection
The customer can object to the storage of their personal data at any time. Data, which must be kept ready for the purpose of processing the contract, is exempt from this.

d) Right to Information
Upon written request, Winter Trademark Management GmbH shall inform the customer about the storage of their data.

e) Right to Correction, Deletion, and Blocking of Data
The customer has the right to correct, delete, or block inaccurate personal data upon request at any time. The use of this right is free-of-charge and can simply be requested by filling out the contact form. As a matter of principle, this service is free-of-charge.

§ 2 User and Registration Data

To set up the Internet page, user and registration data are collected, processed, and used, as necessary. Customer data and IP address are registered with a time and date stamp in the log file, and used and saved for the purpose of this webpage’s statistical evaluation. User and registration data will not be merged with personal data.

§ 3 Data Security

a) Data Security
All data on are secured through technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification and distribution. Winter Trademark Management GmbH will, however, not assume any liability against the destruction and damage of data.

b) Sessions and Cookies
To operate the Internet site, Winter Trademark Management GmbH may use cookies or server-based sessions to store data. Cookies are, for instance, used here also for personalized greetings by using the member’s name. Cookies are files, which are stored by a website on the customer’s hard drive to automatically recognize this particular computer at the next visit to the website, and adjust the website based on the customer’s use. Cookies can also be rejected through the browser’s settings by deactivating the storage of cookies or by setting the browser in such a way that it informs about the changes upon transmission. Winter Trademark Management GmbH ensures that data related to a person are not transferred from sessions or through cookies.

§ 4 Newsletter

If you subscribe to our newsletter, we will use the data you provided to send you this newsletter. In this case, your email address is being used for our own marketing purposes until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. You can object to this agreement with effect to the future by unsubscribing from the newsletter at any time.

§ 5 Services by Third-Party Providers

a) Social Media Links
Winter Trademark Management GmbH uses its own social media sites, made available on this website by clicking on the links of the third-party-providers to be reached. Through the use of these links, you will reach the respective Internet pages of the third-party-provider (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Google+). As soon as you will have opened up the websites of the third-party-providers, you will have entered the respective third-party-provider’s area of responsibility, so that their data protection policy or their explanations of data usage are effective as well. Winter Trademark Management GmbH does not have any influence over it; we recommend, however, that you log yourself out from the respective third-party-provider’s website prior to using the respective link in order to avoid an unnecessary forwarding of data, so that in certain instances user profiles will not be created by the third-party-provider through the use of the link. Winter Trademark Management GmbH has deliberately used links and avoided additional plug-ins by third-party-providers to protect your data.

b) Use of Pinterest
Functions of the social network Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA are incorporated on this website. You will recognize the Pinterest Plug-in by the “Pin it”-Button on this website. By clicking on the Pinterest “Pin it”-Button during the use of this website, users can link Pinterest content on these pages to their Pinterest profile. Pinterest can thereby match up the visitor to the user account. We want to point out that we as website provider do not receive any information about the content of the data transmitted nor about their use of Pinterest. Further information on this subject, you can find in the data protection policy at

c) Use of Instagram
Links of the social network Instagram are incorporated on these pages. A connection to Instagram is made by the “Instagram-Icon” on our website. Operator of the social network is Instagram Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA (“Instagram”). If you click on the “Instagram-Icon” while you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the content of our pages to your Instagram profile. Instagram can thereby match up the visit of our pages to your user account. We want to point out that we as website provider do not receive any information about the content of the data transmitted nor about their use of Pinterest. Further information on this subject, you can find in the data protection policy at

§ 6 Contact information

To contact us regarding data protection, the customer can contact Winter Trademark Management GmbH at or use the contact form.

§ 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

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:

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at or at 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).

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