As editor of the Sony AlphaForum the protection of your privacy is an important issue for us and we strictly obey the German data protection laws. On this website personal data are only collected where technically obligatory. In no case is this data sold or forwarded to third parties.
This statement gives you a short overview of how we preserve your rights, and the data used for this purpose.
In general, using our website does not require the submission of personal data. In cases where personal data is submitted (for example:, name, address, or e-mail address), this occurs, as much is possible, on a voluntary basis. Without your express consent, these are not provided to third parties.
We want to note that data transfer on the Internet (for example: during communication via e-mail) may be subject to breaches in security. Ensuring complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not feasible.
We hereby object to the use of our legally-required, published contact information by third parties for the transmission of unsolicited advertising and/or other informational material. The operators of this site reserve the right to pursue legal action in the event of receipt of unsolicited advertising materials, such as Spam mail.
(1) Your personal data, insofar as these are necessary for this contractual relationship (inventory data) in terms of its establishment, organization of content and modifications, are used exclusively for fulfilling the contract. For goods to be delivered, for instance, your name and address must be relayed to the supplier of the goods.
(2) Without your explicit consent or a legal basis, your personal data are not passed on to third parties outside the scope of fulfilling this contract. After completion of the contract, your data are blocked against further use. After expiry of deadlines as per tax-related and commercial regulations, these data are deleted unless you have expressly consented to their further use.
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This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "anonymizeIP()", IP addresses being truncated before further processing in order to rule out direct associations to persons.
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(2) You can prevent storage of cookies by choosing a "disable cookies" option in your browser settings. But this can limit the functionality of our Internet offers as a result.
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According to the Federal Data Protection Act, you have a right to free-of-charge information about your stored data, and possibly entitlement to correction, blocking or deletion of such data. Inquiries can be directed to the following e-mail address: ( email@example.com)