Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

 

When using our services, you may be asked to supply personal information. Providing this information is voluntary. Your personal information will be stored and used in accordance with German data protection regulations. The personal information collected by the webpages of the BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt (“BMW Foundation”) will be used to process contracts or your requests. Processing and using your information for consultation, advertising, and marketing research purposes will only take place with your explicit approval. If your consent to the above-mentioned uses also includes the sharing of your information with the BMW Foundation or other third parties mentioned in the declaration of consent, your personal information can be disclosed to those third parties. If this is not the case, your information will not be shared. You can withdraw your consent anytime with effect for the future. To do so, please call +49 30 3396 3500.

 

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file which is copied onto your hard disk by a website. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses. The cookies from our webpages do not collect any personal information about you. You can disable the use of cookies any time via your browser settings. To be able to offer you more personalized services, some areas of www.bmw-foundation.org use cookies. Cookies are also used for the length of your session for anonymous, statistical purposes.

 

Use of Twitter Social Plugins on www.bmw-foundation.org

Our website contains social plugins from twitter.com. These plugins are provided by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. When using Twitter and the “re-tweet” function, the webpages you are visiting will be linked to your Twitter account and made accessible to other users. Through this process, information will also be sent to Twitter. We would like to point out that we do not have any information about the content of the transmitted information or its use by Twitter. For more information, please read Twitter’s privacy policy at twitter.com/privacy.

To change your Twitter privacy settings, please visit http://twitter.com/account/settings.

 

Use of Facebook Social Plugins on www.bmw-foundation.org

The BMW Foundation website at www.bmw-foundation.org uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) from the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). These plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo. When you access the BMW Foundation’s website at www.bmw-foundation.org, your browser establishes a direct connection with the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transferred by Facebook directly to your browser, which then integrates it into the website. Integration of the plugin provides Facebook with the information that you have accessed the corresponding webpage of the BMW Foundation website. If you are logged into Facebook, Facebook can assign the visit to your Facebook account. Please note that an exchange of this information already takes place when you visit our website at www.bmw-foundation.org, regardless of whether you interact with the plugins or not. When you interact with the plugins, e.g., by using the “Share” button, your browser will send the corresponding information directly to Facebook where it will stored. For more information on the purpose and scope of Facebook’s data collection and on how the information is processed and used by Facebook, together with your rights and optional settings to protect your privacy, please read Facebook’s privacy policy at http://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you do not want Facebook to collect information about you via our website, you must log out of Facebook before visiting the BMW Foundation website at www.bmw-foundation.org.

 

Use of Xing Social Plugins on www.bmw-foundation.org

The BMW Foundation website at www.bmw-foundation.org uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) from the social network xing.de, which is operated by XING AG, Gänsemarkt 43, 20354 Hamburg, Germany (“Xing”). These plugins are identifiable by a Xing logo. When you access the BMW Foundation website at www.bmw-foundation.org, your browser establishes a direct connection with the Xing servers. The content of the plugin is transferred by Xing directly to your browser, which then integrates it into the website. Integration of the plugin provides Xing with the information that you have accessed the corresponding webpage of the BMW Foundation website. If you are logged into Xing, Xing can assign the visit to your Xing account. Please note that an exchange of this information already takes place when you visit our website at www.bmw-foundation.org, regardless of whether you interact with the plugins or not. When you interact with the plugins, e.g., by using the “Share” button, your browser will send the corresponding information directly to Xing, where it will be stored. For more information on the purpose and scope of Xing’s data collection and on how the information is processed and used by Xing, together with your rights and optional settings to protect your privacy, please read Xing’s privacy policy at http://www.xing.com/privacy.

 

If you do not want Xing to collect information about you via our website, you must log out of Xing before visiting the BMW Foundation website at www.bmw-foundation.org.

 

Use of LinkedIn Social Plugins on www.bmw-foundation.org

The BMW Foundation website at www.bmw-foundation.org uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) from the social network linkedin.de, which is operated by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“LinkedIn”). These plugins are identifiable by a LinkedIn logo. When you access the BMW Foundation website at www.bmw-foundation.org, your browser establishes a direct connection with the LinkedIn servers. The content of the plugin is transferred by LinkedIn directly to your browser, which then integrates it into the website. Integration of the plugin provides LinkedIn with the information that you have accessed the corresponding webpage of the BMW Foundation website. If you are logged into LinkedIn, LinkedIn can assign the visit to your LinkedIn account. Please note that an exchange of this information already takes place when you visit our website at www.bmw-foundation.org, regardless of whether you interact with the plugins or not. When you interact with the plugins, e.g., by using the “Share” button, your browser will send the corresponding information directly to LinkedIn, where it will be stored. For more information on the purpose and scope of LinkedIn’s data collection and on how the information is processed and used by LinkedIn, together with your rights and optional settings to protect your privacy, please read LinkedIn’s privacy policy at http://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

If you do not want LinkedIn to collect information about you via our website, you must log out of LinkedIn before visiting the BMW Foundation website at www.bmw-foundation.org.

 

Use of Google Plugins on www.bmw-foundation.org

The BMW Foundation website at www.bmw-foundation.org uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) from Google, which is operated by Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). These plugins are identifiable by a Google logo. When you access the BMW Foundation website at www.bmw-foundation.org, your browser establishes a direct connection with the Google servers. The content of the plugin is sent by Google directly to your browser, which then integrates it into the website. Integration of the plugin provides Google with the information that you have accessed the corresponding webpage of the BMW Foundation website. If you are logged into Google, Google can assign the visit to your Google account. Please note that an exchange of this information already takes place when you visit our website at www.bmw-foundation.org, regardless of whether you interact with the plugins or not. When you interact with the plugins, e.g., by using the “Share” button, your browser will send the corresponding information directly to Google, where it will be stored. For more information on the purpose and scope of Google’s data collection and on how the information is processed and used by Google, together with your rights and optional settings to protect your privacy, please read Google’s privacy policy at http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/?fg=1.

If you do not want Google to collect information about you via our website, you must log out of Google before visiting the BMW Foundation website at www.bmw-foundation.org.

 

Copyright

© Copyright BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt, Berlin and Munich (Germany). All rights reserved. Texts, images, graphics, sound, animation, and video files and their arrangement on the website of the BMW Foundation are subject to copyright and other intellectual property protection. The contents of this website may not be copied, disseminated, modified or made available to third parties for commercial purposes. Please note that some webpages may contain images that are copyrighted by third parties.

 

Trademarks

Unless otherwise indicated, all trademarks on this website are protected by trademark rights of the BMW Foundation. This applies in particular to logos and emblems, reports and images.

 

Liability

This website has been prepared with the utmost care. However, we cannot accept any responsibility for the correctness or accuracy of the information contained on this website. The BMW Foundation is not responsible for any damage caused directly or indirectly by using this website, unless caused by intentional misconduct or gross negligence. Where this website links to websites maintained by third parties, the BMW Foundation is not responsible for the contents of these websites.

 

License

The BMW Foundation aims to provide you with an innovative and informative website. The intellectual property contained on this website, such as patents, trademarks, and copyrights, is protected. No license to use the intellectual property of the BMW Foundation or the intellectual property of third parties is granted by this website.

 

Responsible for Content

BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt
Reinhardtstrasse 58
10117 Berlin
Germany