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Terms of Use
(Last revised 28/05/2021)

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Ulli Sommer collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the http://www.programino.com website ("Site"). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Ulli Sommer.

Your acceptance of these terms.
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously.
We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Unauthorized Uses of the Website.
You are bound not use the Website (including, but not limited to, the Contents or Services made available through the Website): a) in any way that violates laws, regulations and/or any other national and international norms and regulations (collectively “the Law”); b) to stalk, harass or harm another person; c) to impersonate other individuals or entities, or in any way falsify your identity or relationship with other subjects; d) to interfere with or disturb PROGRAMINO Websites, or servers or networks connected with PROGRAMINO Websites. You are also bound not to (x) use any data mining, robots or similar methods of collecting and extracting data from PROGRAMINO Websites, or (y) attempt to gain unauthorized access to any part of PROGRAMINO Websites or any other account, computer or network connected with PROGRAMINO Websites through hacking, password mining or any other means.

Responsibility.
ALL INFORMATION (INCLUDING, AND NOT LIMITED TO) TEXTS, IMAGES, GRAPHICS, LINKS AND OTHER CONTENTS) INCLUDED IN THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”. ULLI SOMMER EXPRESSLY DECLINE ANY IMPLICIT OR EXPLICIT DECLARATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MARKETABILITY, FITNESS FOR USE, NON-VIOLATION OR OTHER KINDS OF WARRANTY, IN RELATION TO THE OPERATION OF THIS WEBSITE, ITS CONTENTS AND USER CONTENTS. Neither Ulli Sommer warrant or make any representation that: (i) the Website meets your requirements, (ii) the Website will be uninterrupted,  timely, secure or error-free, or (iii) the results obtained through use of the Website (including any information or Contents in this Website)  will be correct, complete, reliable or otherwise meet your requirements.

This is a public Website: you cannot expect confidentiality of any User Contents that you may submit to this Website. Do not submit confidential information to this Website.

Ulli Sommer decline all responsibility for interruptions or loss of Internet, networking or hosting services, and do not guarantee that the Website or the services which make it available or electronic communications sent by Ulli Sommer are free from viruses or any other harmful element.

You download or otherwise obtain material from this Website at your own discretion and at your own risk. You are solely responsible for any damage or accident to your computer or any data loss resulting from downloading such material.

Personal identification information.
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, place an orderfill out a form and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, Country, email address.

Non-personal identification information.
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies.
Our Site may use "cookies" to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information.
Ulli Sommer collects and uses Users personal information for the following purposes:
  • Software license administraion
  • We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.

The email address Users provide for order processing, will only be used to send them information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.

Order
Your orders are processed by my international e-commerce partner,  Avangate (now 2Checkout) (http://www.avangate.com), through a secure SSL connection. Your personal and financial  information is kept secure and will not be transferred by Avangate to  other parties. The transfer and sale of your data in any form not related to your order and consent is prohibited to Avangate (now 2Checkout). Following your order  you will receive your License-Key by email, as soon as the payment is  received. Credit card transactions take 24 hours at most and just a few  minutes usually.

Newsletter
To subscribe to the newsletter offered on our website, you can register via the newsletter form. In the online version I use the so-called double opt-in procedure. A confirmation e-mail will be sent to your e-mail address with the request for confirmation. The registration only becomes effective when you click on the activation link contained in the confirmation e-mail. With the software activation you are free to subscribe to the newsletter. Since the software is personally licensed to you, no double opt-in procedure is used here. I use your data transmitted to me exclusively for the dispatch of the newsletter, which can contain information or offer.
I use rapidmail to send our newsletter. Your data will therefore be transmitted to rapidmail GmbH. It is forbidden for rapidmail GmbH to use your data for other purposes than for sending the newsletter. A passing on or a sale of your data is not permitted to rapidmail GmbH. rapidmail is a German, certified newsletter software provider, which was carefully selected according to the requirements of the DSGVO and the BDSG.

You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data and its use for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g. via the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.

How we protect your information.
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site. Ulli Sommer does not sell, rent, transfer or yield personal information on its users to third parties, except as indicated in compliance with current laws.

Limitations of Liability.
ULLI SOMMER CANNOT IN ANY CASE BE HELD LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR OTHER FORMS OF DAMAGE RESULTING FROM, CAUSED BY, OR RELATED TO ACCESS OR USE OF THE PRESENT WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENTS AND USER CONTENTS, OR THE INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE PRESENT WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENTS OR USER CONTENTS, EVEN IF ULLI SOMMER HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

In all cases, the collective liability of Ulli Sommer and its suppliers, according to and in conformity with the present document, is limited to the cost of the purchased software licence.

If you live in a country or a state that does not admit any of the aforementioned limitations of liability, said limitations and exclusions will only be applied in the measure they are admitted. In such cases, the limitations and exclusions in question will be applied as far as they are permitted by local law.

Copyrights and Trademarks.
The copyright and all propriety rights in the Contents supplied by Ulli Sommer, in the software used for operating and publishing the Website, the compilation of data in the Website, and the order, sequence and organization of the Website belong entirely to Ulli Sommer and/or its partners or licensors. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

PROGRAMINO are registered trademarks of Ulli Sommer.

Registered trademarks represent an important asset for a company. Correct use of a company's trademarks is important and you are bound to follow Ulli Sommer guidelines when referring to company products or services. For further information, please refer to the details included in this document.

The use and registration of the PROGRAMINO names are reserved. You may not register or use trade names, statutory names, commercial names, domain names or any other name, indication or description that includes the names PROGRAMINO or similar, or any name that includes the names PROGRAMINO.

Third party websites.
Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website\'s own terms and policies.

Contents/Third-party software.
Any content/software that is downloaded from or through this Website is licenced according to the applicable licence agreements. Except as set forth in the applicable licence agreement, the  contents/software may be used exclusively by the end Users, and duplications, reproduction or redistribution is expressly prohibited. ANY WARRANTIES THAT MAY APPLY TO THE CONTENTS/SOFTWARE ARE VALID EXCLUSIVELY WITHIN THE LIMITS EXPRESSED IN THE APPLICABLE USER LICENCE. ULLI SOMMER EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY FURTHER DECLARATION AND WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPLICIT OR IMPLICIT, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF SALEABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-VIOLATION  WITH REGARD TO THE CONTENTS/SOFTWARE.

Indemnification and Release.
You agree to indemnify Ulli Sommer and its affiliated companies and partners, including their respective officers, directors, employees, legal representatives, agents, successors and assigns and releases them from any liability for damages, obligations, costs and expenses (including reasonable legal and professional expenses and legal costs) arising from the publication, contents or transmission of any form of message, information, material or other User Contents published on the Website, or from any violation, on your part, of the present Terms of Use. In the event of any complaint or legal action that may arise from any message or User Contents that you post on the Website, Ulli Sommer reserves the right to reveal your identity and any other information regarding you that it may possess.

If you incur in disputes with other users, you release Ulli Sommer, its affiliated companies and partners, including their respective officers, directors, employees, legal representatives, agents, successors and assigns from all liability for complaints, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of any kind or nature, known or unknown, arising out of, or connected in any way with, such disputes.

Changes to this privacy policy.
Ulli Sommer has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, revise the updated date at the bottom of this page,. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Website Closure.
Ulli Sommer reserves the exclusive right to close all or part of the Website, at any time, for any reason and without prior notice or authorization. Ulli Sommer declines all responsibility for the failure to store or removal of any Contents and/or User Contents published on the Website.

Invalid Provisions in the Terms of Use.
If any of the provisions in the present Terms of Use should be declared invalid or inapplicable, then the invalid or inapplicable provision will be replaced by a valid and applicable provision that matches as closely as possible the original intent of the invalid or inapplicable provision, and the remaining provisions shall be enforced.

Contacting.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please Contact us.

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