From Backpackers
For Backpackers

hostelspots.com GmbH

Kurfürstendamm 199
D - 10719 Berlin
Germany

Email:
office@hostelspots.com

District Court:
Berlin-Charlottenburg: HRB 162270 B
Managing Director: Martin Sander
VAT number: DE296915248

Social Media

facebook.de/hostelspots
twitter.com/hostelspots

RESPONSIBLE FOR CONTENT ACCORDING TO Section 5 of the Telemediengesetz [TMG - German Telemedia Act]) and Section 55 of the Rundfunkstaatsvertrag [RStV - German State Broadcasting Treaty]):

Martin Sander

Exclusion of liability

DATA PROTECTION STATEMENT

Data will be saved in a log (logfile) about each time a user accesses a page from the offer of this internet site. The following items of information will be saved each time that data is accessed:

The IP address of the computer from which the request was sent, name of the file requested, date and time of access, data quantity transferred, report as to whether access was successful, identification transferred by the User Agent (browser).

The saved data will only be analysed by the provider for statistical purposes in order to keep improving the sites. It will not be transferred to third parties.

TERMS OF USE

This exclusion of liability/these terms of use must be treated as part of this Web site. The provider of this Web site, or any services connected with this Web site (referred to jointly in the following as “this Web site” or “we”), provide this Web site under the condition that you acknowledge the following conditions and regulations (the “Terms of Use” and the “Exclusion of Liability”). When using this Web site, you confirm that you are bound by all the conditions and regulations indicated below. If you do not agree with these conditions and regulations, please refrain from using this site.

CHANGES TO THE EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY

This exclusion of liability can be changed from time to time at our discretion, and with or without express notice to any users. The amended conditions are listed on our internet site. All amended conditions become valid automatically 20 days after listing. When using this Web site you are bound by such amendments or revisions. You should therefore visit this Web site from time to time in order to inform yourself about the current version of these terms of use.

REFERENCES AND LINKS TO EXTERNAL WEB SITES

This Web site can contain references (links) to other Web sites. The other Web sites are outside our control and we therefore accept no responsibility for their content, including all amendments, updates or further references on these other Web sites. We only provide you with these references for ease of use, and the inclusion of any reference does not mean that any of these Web sites would be recommended. You are responsible for all consequences arising from viewing these other sites.

EXCLUSION OF GUARANTEE

All information on this Web site was carefully compiled in order to ensure that this information is correct and accurate. By using this Web site, however, you expressly confirm that you use this Web site at your own risk. All direct or indirect guarantees of any kind are excluded for use of this Web site. We assume no guarantee whatsoever that the Web site is continuously available or at the right time, free from error or secure, or that it meets your needs. Information, downloadable files or suggestions on this Web site, whether written or oral, are for your own judgement and at your own risk. Moreover it is possible that unauthorised additions, deletions or amendments could be made to this Web site. You are solely responsible for the consequences of downloading or receiving information from this Web site, including any consequences for data or computer systems.

EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY

We do not accept liability under any circumstances for lost profits or any direct or indirect special or contingent losses or consequential losses, arising from or in connection with the use of this Web site or through this Web site’s unavailability. This also applies if we were informed about the possibility of such losses.

COPYRIGHT

All copyrights are subject to the respective owner’s title, if nothing to the contrary is expressly recorded. The mention of a name on this Web site has no influence on the validity of any trademarks or brand names. The mention of a product or a trademark does not constitute a recommendation.

The contents of this Web site are the author’s property and are protected by copyright.

Data protection

DATA PROCESSING

This Web site automatically collects and saves information in your server log files, which your browser transmits to us. This is the browser type/version, the operating system used, the referral URL (the site visited previously), the host name of the computer you are using to access the site (IP address), and the time of the server request. This data is anonymous. This data is not collated with other sources of data, and is deleted after it is evaluated for statistical purposes.

COOKIES

The Web site uses so-called 'cookies' in several places. We use cookies to make our choice of products more effective, secure and user-friendly. Cookies are small text files which your browser stores on your computer. Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies”. They shall be automatically deleted when you leave the Web site. Cookies do not contain viruses and will not harm your computer.

NEWSLETTER

If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on the Web site, we need a valid email address from you, as well as information which allows us to verify that you are the holder of the email address given or its holder agrees to receive the newsletter. Further data is not collected. You can at any time revoke your consent to storage of your data, the email address and the sending of the newsletter to it.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS

This Web site uses Google Analytics, a Web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the Web site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this Web site is typically transmitted to and stored by Google on a server in the USA. In cases of activated IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will, however, first be truncated by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other countries that are contracting parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the Web site, compile reports on Web site activity and provide additional services relating to Web site and Internet usage to the Web site operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser for the purpose of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data by Google. You can prevent cookies being stored via a corresponding setting in your browser software; we would also point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilise all functions of the Web site. You can also prevent the recording of the data created by the cookie regarding your use of the Web site (including your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).

DATA PROTECTION STATEMENT FOR THE USE OF FACEBOOK PLUG-INS

Plug-ins from the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated into our Web site. The Facebook plug-ins can be identified on our site by the Facebook logo or the “Like button”. When you visit our Web site, a direct link is produced via the plug-in between your browser and the Facebook server. Thus, Facebook shall receive the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like button” while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our Web site to your Facebook profile. In this way, Facebook can attach the visit to our Web site to your user account. We would point out that we as providers of the web pages have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted and its use by Facebook. You can find further information on this in Facebook’s data protection statement at https://www.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not wish Facebook to be able to assign a visit to our site to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

In addition to the uses explained above, the information you provide is used in accordance with the Google’s applicable data protection provisions. Google may possibly publish collated statistics about user’s +1 activities or pass these on to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or connected websites.

DATA PROTECTION STATEMENT FOR THE USE OF TWITTER

Functions of the “Twitter” service are integrated into our site. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter and the function “Re-Tweet”, Web sites that you visit are attached to your Twitter account and made known to other users. At the same time, data is also transmitted to Twitter. We would point out that, as providers of the Web site, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted and its use by Twitter. Further information on this can be found in Twitter's data privacy policy at http://twitter.com/privacy. Your Twitter data privacy settings can be changed in your account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.