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Data Privacy Protection

Data Privacy Statement for the website www.timber - risk.com

We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest in our services. Protecting your privacy is important to us. In the following we would like to inform you how we deal with your data.
Responsible and Contact for Data Privacy is:

GFA Certification GmbH (hereinafter also "GFA"), Eulenkrugstraße 82, 22359 Hamburg, Germany, represented by the Managing Director Carsten Huljus is operating the website www.timber-risk.com and is the responsible entity for dealing with personal data of users.

For questions regarding the collection, processing or use of personal information, the disclosure, correction, blocking or deletion of data and revocation of consents granted, please contact:

Your Data

The use the portal requires a registration. The data required includes your name and email address and company name and address. This data and information is necessary to provide the services you require to settle the contracts entered into between you and us, including payment processing. This way you can be informed by e-mail about service or registration related changes, such as changes in the scope of the platform or technical circumstances.

We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. These are programming, updates, and accounting. These service providers have access to personal information needed to perform their duties. However, they may not use it for other purposes. In addition, they are obliged to treat the information in accordance with this privacy policy and the relevant data protection laws.

We disclose customers’ data when we are legally obliged to do so or in case such disclosure is necessary to enforce our General Terms and Conditions or other agreements or to protect our rights, the rights of our customers and the rights of third parties.

Automatically collected data, cookies

When you visit our website, our web server automatically records the IP address, the web site from which you visit us, the pages you visit on our site, the date and duration of your visit as well as some of the information normally transmitted by the browser. We use the information to improve our website and to increase security. The data collected cannot be associated to any particular person. We do not merge or match such data with other data sources.

On our website we use customary techniques such as cookies or web beacons. They serve to make our website more user-friendly, effective and safe. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the cache of your internet browser and enable recognition of that browser. In addition to so-called session cookies that are automatically deleted when you log out or close your browser, we also use so -called permanent cookies to recognize recurring users.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Of course, you can delete the corresponding function browser cookies at any time. If you delete cookies or adjust your browser to reject cookies, this may impair the function of the site

Web Analytics

Activities on the platform are recorded by Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "Cookies", text files which are stored on users' computers, to help analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie on the use of the website are usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

In the case of activation of the IP-anonymization on this website, the IP addresses of users situated within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, are shortend by Google. Only in exceptional cases the complete IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The IP - anonymization is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the site by users, compiling reports on website activity and providing other with website and internet related services to the website operator.

Your IP - address supplied by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data of Google. Users may refuse the storing of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; However this can cause that not all features of this website may work. The user can also prevent the recording of data generated by the cookie on web use (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the following link browser plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Right to Information

Under the German Federal Privacy Act, you have a right to free information about your stored data and a right to correction, blocking or deletion such data.

Changes to this Data Privacy Statement

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time with effect for the future. A current version is available on the website. Please use the website on a regular basis and inform yourself about the applicable data protection regulations.

Data Security

Your personal information will be encrypted using SSL when in order process. We secure our website and other systems through technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification or distribution of your data by unauthorized persons. Access to your account is only possible after entering your personal password. You should keep your access information confidential and close the browser window when you have finished communicating with us, especially if you share your computer with others.

Hyperlinks, third-party websites, Social Plugins

The Site may contain links to and from third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that we cannot accept any responsibility or liability for third-party content or privacy policy. Please check on applicable policy before submitting any personal data to these websites.

Last update: 21.09.2015