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Information provided according to Sec. 5 German Telemedia Act (TMG):

Manfred Thomaser
Elisabethstr. 33
D-80796 Munich

Represented by: Manfred Thomaser

Contact:
phone: +49 89 7901812
e-Mail: info@theindependentseasons.com


VAT:

VAT identification number according to §27 a value added tax act:
DE216222163


Dispute resolution
The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution (OS):
https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr.
Please find our email in the impressum/legal notice.
We do not take part in online dispute resolutions at consumer arbitration boards.


Disclaimer


Liability for Contents
As service providers, we are liable for own contents of these websites according to Sec. 7, paragraph 1
German Telemedia Act (TMG). However, according to Sec. 8 to 10 German Telemedia Act (TMG),
service providers are not obligated to permanently monitor submitted or stored information or to search for
evidences that indicate illegal activities.
Legal obligations to removing information or to blocking the use of information remain unchallenged. In
this case, liability is only possible at the time of knowledge about a specific violation of law. Illegal
contents will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.

Liability for Links
Our offer includes links to external third party websites. We have no influence on the contents of those
websites, therefore we cannot guarantee for those contents. Providers or administrators of linked
websites are always responsible for their own contents.
The linked websites had been checked for possible violations of law at the time of the establishment of the
link. Illegal contents were not detected at the time of the linking. A permanent monitoring of the contents
of linked websites cannot be imposed without reasonable indications that there has been a violation of
law. Illegal links will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.

Copyright
Contents and compilations published on these websites by the providers are subject to German copyright
laws. Reproduction, editing, distribution as well as the use of any kind outside the scope of the copyright
law require a written permission of the author or originator. Downloads and copies of these websites are
permitted for private use only.
The commercial use of our contents without permission of the originator is prohibited.
Copyright laws of third parties are respected as long as the contents on these websites do not originate
from the provider. Contributions of third parties on this site are indicated as such. However, if you notice
any violations of copyright law, please inform us. Such contents will be removed immediately.

Privacy Policy

1. An overview of data protection

General
The following gives a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit our
website. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. Detailed
information on the subject of data protection can be found in our privacy policy found below.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data collected on this website are processed by the website operator. The operator's contact details
can be found in the website's required legal notice.

How do we collect your data?
Some data are collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you enter on a
contact form.
Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These data are
primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed
the page. These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can be used to
analyze how visitors use the site.

What rights do you have regarding your data?
You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the
purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request that it be corrected, blocked, or
deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further
questions about the issue of privacy and data protection. You may also, of course, file a complaint with
the competent regulatory authorities.

Analytics and third-party tools
When visiting our website, statistical analyses may be made of your surfing behavior. This happens
primarily using cookies and analytics. The analysis of your surfing behavior is usually anonymous, i.e. we
will not be able to identify you from this data. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using
certain tools. Detailed information can be found in the following privacy policy.
You can object to this analysis. We will inform you below about how to exercise your options in this regard.

2. General information and mandatory information
Data protection
The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your
personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this
privacy policy.
If you use this website, various pieces of personal data will be collected. Personal information is any data
with which you could be personally identified. This privacy policy explains what information we collect and
what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.
Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to
security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.

Notice concerning the party responsible for this website
The party responsible for processing data on this website is:
Manfred Thomaser
Elisabethstr. 33
D-80796 Munich
Telephone: +49 89 790 1812
Email: info@theindependentseasons.com

The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the
purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email addresses, etc.).

Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your
consent at any time with future effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data
processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

Right to file complaints with regulatory authorities
If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with the
competent regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority for matters related to data protection
legislation is the data protection officer of the German state in which our company is headquartered. A list
of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link:
https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data which we process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract
automatically delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you
require the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent
technically feasible.

Information, blocking, deletion
As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about
any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has
been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact
us at any time using the address given in our legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of
personal data.

3. Data collection on our website
Cookies
Some of our web pages use cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses.
Cookies help make our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Cookies are small text files that
are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies." They are automatically deleted after your
visit. Other cookies remain in your device's memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible
to recognize your browser when you next visit the site.
You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a caseby-
case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to
automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject them, or to automatically delete
cookies when closing your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
Cookies which are necessary to allow electronic communications or to provide certain functions you wish
to use (such as the shopping cart) are stored pursuant to Art. 6 paragraph 1, letter f of DSGVO. The
website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure an optimized service
provided free of technical errors. If other cookies (such as those used to analyze your surfing behavior)
are also stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically
transmits to us in "server log files". These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
- IP address
These data will not be combined with data from other sources.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a
contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.

4. Analytics and advertising
Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600
Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and that
allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your
use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate
interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.

Browser plugin
You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser.
However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of
this website. You can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your
IP address) from being passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading
and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Objecting to the collection of data
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An optout
cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site: Disable Google
Analytics.

For more information about how Google Analytics handles user data, see Google's privacy policy:
https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

WordPress Stats
This website uses the WordPress Stats tool to perform statistical analyses of visitor traffic. This service is
provided by Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street # 343, San Francisco, CA 94110-4929, USA.
WordPress Stats uses cookies that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of the use of the
website. The information generated by the cookies about the use of our website is stored on servers in the
USA. Your IP address will be anonymized after processing and before storage.
WordPress Stats cookies remain on your device until you delete them.
The storage of "WordPress Stats" cookies is based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a
legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.
You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a caseby-
case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to
automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject them, or to automatically delete
cookies when closing your browser. The functionality of our services may be limited when cookies are
disabled.
You can object to the collection and use of your data at any time with future effect by clicking on this link
and setting an opt-out cookie in your browser: https://www.quantcast.com/opt-out/.
If you delete the cookies on your computer, you will have to set the opt-out cookie again.

5. Plugins and tools
YouTube
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is
YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is
established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.
If you're logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior
directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art.
6 (1) (f) DSGVO.
Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube
under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

Google Web Fonts
For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a
page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts
correctly.
For this purpose your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus
becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is
done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a justified
interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.
Further information about handling user data, can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and
in Google's privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.