General Conditions of Use
version 2010/01

On commencing use of these internet pages, you are accepting the following Conditions of Use. Do not use the internet pages if you do not accept these Conditions of Use.

edition20 reserves the right to alter, add to, delete wholly or in part and without prior notice the contents of or the legal conditions pertaining to these internet pages or to dissolve the edition20.com domain. For this reason, we advise you to read through these Conditions of Use and the Declaration of Data Protection from time to time.

1. Contents of edition20.com

edition20.com is an on-line research platform providing information on 20th-century design classics still in production and aimed at helping architects, interior designers, planners, journalists, property developers and private lovers of quality design.

The contents of these internet pages, including text, pictures and databases, together with their arrangement on these pages, are protected by copyright and other laws governing the protection of intellectual property. Any use to your own ends or those of a third party other than that permitted under the copyright is prohibited and will be prosecuted. This applies in particular to duplications, translations, microfilming, use of excerpts and electronic processing. Moreover, it is forbidden to alter or remove trade mark descriptions or any other information.

2. Exclusion of liability

All texts, pictures, databases, dealer references and other descriptive elements contained in these websites represent information which has been assembled by edition20 with the utmost diligence but without engagement. No right of inclusion in our database exists. edition20 can assume no liability as to whether the information contained therein is accurate, complete or up to date. Should it prove to be the case that our internet pages contain faulty information, we would ask our users to advise us accordingly without hesitation.

edition20 excludes any liability for losses arising in connection with the use of this website in as far as such losses have not been caused intentionally or through gross negligence on the part of edition20. In particular, we assume no liability for direct, indirect, atypical, accidental or other consequential damage or claims for compensation arising in connection with the use of this website or the information contained therein, including claims for lucrum cessans, disturbances in the normal course of business or the loss of programs or electronically-stored data. Furthermore, edition20 excludes all liability arising from the unavailability of, disturbances to or interruptions in our internet pages.

Also excluded is liability for the merchantable quality or otherwise of those products featured on our internet pages or for the non-violation of laws, patents and other rights of third parties. We also refuse responsibility for sellers´ warranties in the case of products bought from third parties with the aid of this internet site.

3. Links

edition20 provides visitors to this website with references and links to third-party suppliers. Some links on this website lead to contents on third-party servers outside our sphere of influence. These references and links are appropriately indicated wherever possible. edition20 is not liable for third-party suppliers reached by direct links or for dealer enquiries.

4. Waiver

Should edition20 not assert a claim or a condition arising out of these Conditions of Use, this does not represent a waiver of the right to assert such a claim or condition at any future time.

5. Data protection

We attach importance to the protection of your privacy. We ask you to take note of the separate Data Protection Declaration.

6. Law applicable

These internet pages were created in conformity with the law of the Federal Republic of Germany. We take no responsibility for the compatibility of our internet pages with other legal systems. The present Conditions of Use were originally formulated in German and translated into other languages for information purposes. In the event of any divergence in sense of legal consequence, the German version shall be exclusively relevant. All legal disputes arising in connection with the website or its use are governed by their interpretation according to the law in the Federal Republic of Germany, excepting where settlement in accordance with international civil law applies. The place of jurisdiction is, as far as admissible, Munich, Germany.

7. Severability

Should any individual provision in these Conditions of Use be or become void or unenforceable, the legal validity of the remaining provisions hereof shall in no way be affected.

8. Exclusivity

These Conditions of Use represent the complete and sole agreement between edition20 and you as user of the site, its contents and gratis services and take precedence over all and any earlier Conditions of Use as may have existed.

Declaration of Data Protection
version 2010/01

1. General data collection principles

You will as an individual user of this website remain anonymous. As prescribed by the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telecommunication Media Act, we will only store your IP address and the name of the requested file. Any analysis of this information will only be for statistical purposes and with the aim of improving our services. We do not collect personal details other than those made freely available by a given user. Wherever required by law, we shall seek to obtain consent prior to any collection, storage, transfer, processing or use of such information.

The present data protection declaration applies solely to the internet address www.edition20.com and the websites belonging thereto. Other providers who may be linked direct to our homepage or for the purposes of enquiries to manufacturers are not subject to this declaration. Relevant references may be found on the internet pages of the provider in question.

2. Collection and processing of personal details

Personal details such as your e-mail address will only be collected when these are submitted to us voluntarily, as may, for example, be the case when registering to receive our newsletter or in connection with enquiries to manufacturers.

We use your e-mail address for direct marketing purposes when we advertise our services in our newsletter. You may at any time notify us of your objection to our use of your e-mail address, no costs being thereby incurred other than those for communicating such declaration. Your objection (and thus also the cancellation of your receipt of our newsletter) may be effected using the relevant link in the newsletter or by informing us accordingly. Your e-mail address will be deleted immediately on receipt of your objection.

3. Cookies

We use, among other things, `cookies.´ These are small text files containing configuration details which enable us to effect continuous improvement of our internet presence for you. They also help us to measure general navigation and the frequency with which pages are clicked onto. We wish to inform you that some of these cookies, known as session cookies, will be copied onto your system for the duration of a given session and then automatically deleted.

In addition, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (hereunder referred to as `Google.´) Google Analytics deploys text files known as cookies, which are saved to your computer and enable an analysis of your use of a given website to be conducted. The information generated by a cookie on your use of a website, including your IP address, is transferred to and stored on a Google server in the USA. Google will use this information to analyse your use of a website, compile reports for the website operator on any use of their website and render additional services pertinent to the use of this website and the internet. Google may pass this information on to third parties commissioned to process it in as far as this is required by law. Google will in no case connect your IP address with other Google data. You can set your browser software to prevent cookies being installed on your system. We would advise, however, that this may disable or restrict some of the features available on a given website. By using our website, you are agreeing to Google using the information collected about you in the way and for the purposes described above. Such a data protection declaration can be found at http://www.google.com/intl/de_ALL/privacypolicy.html, while Google Analytics´ General Terms and Conditions of Business are available at http://www.google.com/analytics/de-DE/tos.html.

Most browsers accept cookies by default. You can adjust your security settings to enable or block temporary or saved cookies independently of each other. If you deactivate a cookie, some features on our site may in some circumstances become unavailable to you, while some websites may not be displayed properly.

4. Further information and contacts

You may require us to correct, delete or block your data at any time. You are also entitled to receive information on the data stored by you. For these purposes, send an e-mail to info(at)edition20.com.