24. March 2016

legal notice

SEMODU INVESTMENTS Limited
Simone Talmon l’Armée
69 Great Hampton Street
Birmingham
B18 6EW

Company No: 100 491 83

Given at Companies House, Cardiff, 08.03.2016

SEMODU is fiscally registered in Germany.

Tax Identification number (VAT): DE305984067

Phone United Kingdom : +44 121 7900 128
Phone Germany Munich : +49 89 6282 9119
Phone Germany Stuttgart : +49 7148 926 9908
Central fax machine : +49 7148 926 9915

You can reach us by email: [email protected]

Data protection
The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidential and according to the legal data protection regulations and this Privacy Policy.
The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. Personal data, such as names, addresses or e-mail addresses, are always provided on a voluntary basis if possible. Those data will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit permission.
However, we would like to point out that data transmissions via internet (e.g. e-mail communication) cannot be entirely secure and may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of personal details against unauthorised access by third parties is not possible.

Website disclaimer
The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by SEMODU and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of SEMODU. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, SEMODU takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Copyright notice
This website and its content is copyright of SEMODU – © SEMODU INVESTMENTS Limited 2016. All rights reserved.

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:

  • you may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only
  • you may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material
  • You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

Cookie policy (general)
This website partially uses so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause damages to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies allow us to make our offer more user-friendly, more efficient and more secure. Cookies are small text files, stored by your browser on your computer.
The most cookies that we use are so-called “session cookies”. They will be deleted automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your terminal device. Those cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.
You can adjust your browser that way in order to be informed when cookies are placed, to individually allow cookies or to generally exclude cookies in certain cases as well as to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The deactivation of cookies may impair the functionality of this website.

Google – Cookie policy
Some sections of SEMODU use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyze how users use our sites. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website includes your IP address or parts of your IP address. This information will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services relating to Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Please visit the following pages for more information on Google Analytics terms of use and Google’s privacy practices. You can prevent collecting such data (including your IP-address) by following this link: google.com  Download and install this plugin.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Privacy policy
This privacy policy sets out how SEMODU uses and protects any information that you give SEMODU when you use this website.

SEMODU is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

SEMODU may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 2016-02-29.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes.
  • We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.
  • We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Sever-log-files
The provider of these websites automatically collects and stores information in log files which your browser automatically transmits to us, such as

    • browser type/version
    • used operating system
    • referrer URL
    • host name of the accessing computer
    • time of query

Those data cannot be associated with individual persons. A merging with other data sources does not take place. We reserve the right to retrospectively check the data if reasonable evidences concerning illegal use become known.

Contact form
If you send enquiries to us via the contact form, your data entered into the contact form, including the stated contact data, are stored for the purpose of dealing with your enquiry and in case of additional enquiries. Those data will not be passed on without your permission.

Newsletter
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we require your email address as well as information which allow us to check that you are the owner of the provided email address and that you agree to the reception of the newsletter. Further data will not be collected. We use those data exclusively for the sending of the requested information and do not transmit them to third parties.
The given permission to the storage of the data, the email address as well as the use of such for the purpose of sending the newsletter can be withdrawn at any time via the “Unsubscribe”-link within the newsletter.

Privacy Policy for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called”cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is sent to and stored at a Google server in the U.S.A.
If the IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP-address will be shortened priory within the member states of the European Union or other contractual states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases your complete IP-address will be transmitted to a server in the U.S.A. and shortened there. Commissioned by the operators of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities for website operators and to provide other services related to website and internet activities. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser; however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all features of this website. Further, you may prevent the collection of data generated by cookies and related to the use of this websites by downloading and installing the plug-in under the following link: google.com.

Privacy Policy for the use of Microsoft Bing Ads
SEMODU also uses conversion tracking from Microsoft Bing (Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399) in the online resources. It set a cookie on your computer, unless you got a Microsoft Bing ad on our site of Microsoft Bing Ads. Microsoft Bing and we can see in this way that someone has clicked on an ad, has been forwarded to our website and a predetermined target (conversion page) has reached. We know only the total number of users who clicked on an Bing ad and were then forwarded to a conversion page. It shall be notified no personal information about the user’s identity. If you do not wish to participate in the tracking process, you can also what is necessary to reject a cookie – as a browser setting, which generally disables the automatic setting of cookies. Learn more about privacy and cookies on applied at Microsoft Bing, visit the Microsoft Web site https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/privacystatement/.

Privacy Policy for the use of Piwik
Web analysis services This website uses Piwik, an open-source software for the statistical evaluation of visitor access. Piwik uses so-called cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis concerning the use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this online offer will be stored on the servers of the provider in Germany. The IP-address will be made anonymous immediately after the processing and before its storage.
The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website will not be passed on to third parties. You can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser software accordingly. However, we would like to point out that you might not be able to use all functions of this website to the full extend in this case.
If you object to the use of your data, you may deactivate the storage and use here. In this case an Opt-Out-Cookie will be placed the prevent Piwik from storing the usage data. If you delete your cookies also the Opt-Out-Cookie will be deleted. On the next visit of our websiters Opt-Out has to be activated again.

Privacy Policy for the use of Clicky and Opentracker
This website uses other tracking software Clicky (Roxr Software, Ltd., Portland, Oregon, USA) and OpenTracker (OpenTracker Goals Allee 45 – 7:17, 5617 Eindhoven, Netherlands). Both systems are using so-called “Cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer, to help analyze how users use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to a server of Clicky (or OpenTracker) in the US (or Netherlands) and stored there. Clicky and Opentracker will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other with website and internet related services. Also Clicky and OpenTracker be able to transmit this information to third parties unless required by law or where such third parties process the information on behalf of Clicky or OpenTracker. Clicky and Opentracker will not associate your IP address with other data held by Google. You can refuse the use of cookies by changing the settings on your browser; however, we point out that you may not be able to use all features of this website in this case. By using this site you consent to the processing of data about you by Clicky and OpenTracker in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purpose. If you want to use a suitable tool to disable tracking cookies, so we recommend Ghostery. For more information follow the link: https://www.ghostery.com

Privacy Policy for the use of Facebook-Plug-ins
On our websites plug-ins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated. You recognise these plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the Like-Button on our site. For an overview of Facebook plug-ins, please see here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/?locale=en_US.
If you visit our websites, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established by this plug-in. By that Facebook receives information that you have visited our websites with your IP-address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged on to your Facebook account you may link the contents of our websites to your Facebook account. Thereby Facebook can associate your visit of our websites to your Facebook account. We would like to point out that we as providers of these websites do not obtain knowledge about the contents of the transmitted data as well as the use of such by Facebook. For further information, please check the Privacy Policy of Facebook under https://www.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not wish that Facebook associates your visit of our websites to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.

Privacy Policy for the use of Twitter
On our websites functions of the service Twitter are integrated. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter as well as the function “Re-Tweet” websites visited by you are linked to you Twitter account and posted to other users. In doing so, data will be transmitted to Twitter.
We would like to point out that we as providers of this websites do not obtain knowledge about the contents of those data. For further information, please check the Privacy Policy of Twitter: https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=en.
The privacy settings of your Twitter account can be adjusted under http://twitter.com/account/settings.

Privacy Policy for the use of Google +1
Collection and forwarding of Information: By using the Google +1 button you may publish information worldwide. Via the Google +1 button you and other users receive personalrelated contents from Google and our partners. Google stores the information that you have voted +1 for contents as well as information about the website that you were visiting as you clicked the +1 button. Your +1 votes may be published or displayed as notices together with your profile name and your picture at Google services, such as search results, your Google profile or at other places on websites.
Google records information about your +1 activities in order to improve the Google sevices for you and others. To be able to use the Google +1 button you need a globally visible, public Google profile which must contain at least the user name chosen for this profile. This name will be used for all Google services. In some cases this name may be replaced by another name which you used when sharing contents via your Google account. The ID of your Google account can be displayed to users who know your e-mail address or possess any other information identifying you.
Use of collected information: Besides the above mentioned designated purposes, the details provided by you are treated according to current Google data protection regulations. Google may publish summarised statistics about +1 activities of users or pass those statistics on to users and contractual partners like publishers, advertisers or linked websites, respectively.

Privacy Policy for the use of LinkedIn
Our website uses functions of the network LinkedIn. The provider of Linked in is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. On every access to our websites which contain LinkedIn functions, a connection to the servers of LinkedIn will be established. LinkedIn will be informed that you have visited our websites with your IP address. If you the “recommend”-button of LinkedIn and are logged in to your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn can associate your visit of our websites with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as providers of these websites, do not obtain knowledge about the contents of transmitted data as well as their use by LinkedIn.
For further information, please review the Privacy Policy of Instagram: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

Privacy Policy for the use of XING
Our website uses functions of the network XING. Provider of these functions are the XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg. On every access to our websites that contain the functions of XING, a connection to the servers of XING will be established. According to our present state knowledge, the storage of person-related data does not take place, especially no IP-addresses will be stored, neither will the usage behaviour be evaluated.
For further information concerning data protection and the XING share button, please read the Privacy Policy of XING under https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

Privacy Policy for the use of Google AdSense
This website uses Google AdSense, a Google Inc. service to embed commercial information. Google Adsense uses so-called”cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer to analyse the use of the website. Further, Google AdSense uses so-called web beacons(invisible images). These web beacons help to process information, such as visitor traffic on this website.
The information generated by cookies and web beacons about your use of this website (including your IP address) is sent to and stored at a Google server in the U.S.A. Google may also transfer this information to their contractual partners. However, Google will not associate your IP address with any other data stored at Google’s.
You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser; however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all features of this website. By using this website you agree to the processing of the collected information by Google, according to the above mentioned purpose.

Privacy Policy for the use of Google Analytics Remarketing
Our websites use retargeting technologies by Google. Provider of these technologies are Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
This enables to address visitors of our website with customised, interest-related commercial information. The display of commercials takes place according to the cookie-based analysis of previous usage and browsing behaviour. According to our present stat of knowledge, no person-related data will be stored when visiting our website. On access, a cookie will be placed to collect anonymous data about interests of the user and so to adapt commercials to such information. These cookies are small text files which will be stored onto your computer or terminal device.
You can permanently object to the use of cookies for retargeting by deactivating customised commercials by Google here: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/.
Further information and data protection regulations you find in Google’s Privacy Policy under http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/technologies/ads/.

Security
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Registration with this websites
You can register with this website to be able to use additional functions on this website. The data entered for this purpose will only be used for purpose of use of the respective offer or service for which you have registered.
We also use the provided e-mail address to inform you about important changes, such as change of the offer range or in case of technical changes.

Processing of data (customer data and contract data)
We collect, process and use person-related data only as far as necessary for the establishment, content-related arrangement or change of the legal relationship (stock data). We only collect, process and use person-related data about the use of our websites (usage data) insofar it is necessary for enabling, improving or invoicing the use of the service.
Transmission of data on contract conclusion for online shops, traders and product shipment
We transmit person-related data to third parties only if it necessary to fulfil the contract, e.g transmitting data to the forwarding agent or the commissioned credit institution in charge with the payment. A further transmission of data to third parties does not take place unless you have given your explicit permission. A transmission of data to third parties for commercial purposes does not take place.

Transmission of data on contract conclusion for services and digital contents
We transmit person-related data to third parties only if it necessary to fulfil the contract, e.g transmitting data to the commissioned credit institution in charge with the payment. A further transmission of data to third parties does not take place unless you have given your explicit permission. A transmission of data to third parties for commercial purposes does not take place.

Right to Information, Deletion, Blocking
You have the right to be informed about your person-related data, their origin and addressee and the purpose of data processing as well as the right to correction, blocking or deletion of those data at any time and free of charge. For further questions and questions concerning person-related data, feel free to contact us under the address published in the legal note.

Objection to commercial mails
Providers are obligated to publish contact information in the Legal Note/Impressum. The use of such contact information by third parties for the purpose of distributing unsolicited advertisements or other commercial information is prohibited. The operators of this website reserve the right to take legal measures in case of being sent unsolicited commercial information, e.g. spam mails etc.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, inform us that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at [email protected]
  • we will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
  • We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the address in the footer..

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the footer address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.