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Privacy Policy

This page describes the Internet privacy policy of Hannover Fairs USA, Inc.

1. Disclaimer
This website contains information about Hannover Fairs USA, Inc.; the Deutsche Messe Group, its activities, and events; and hosted events staged by other organizers. All content is researched and updated on a regular basis. However, we make no warranty and accept no liability whatsoever that the information provided is accurate, correct, or up-to-date. We use high-performance technology to deliver our web pages. Notwithstanding this, we accept no liability whatsoever for any impeded availability or transmission of the content and data on our web pages. Some of our web pages contain links to external websites. Although we take all reasonable care to check these sites, we have no direct control over their content. No link to an external website constitutes a recommendation or endorsement of the content or material on that website. Accordingly, we accept no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the content of external websites to which our web pages contain links. Likewise, we accept no responsibility for the content of external web pages that contain hyperlinks to our web pages.

2. Copyright
All content -- copy, layout, images, diagrams and functions -- on this website is protected by intellectual-property law, including but not limited to copyright law and trademark law. No page or part thereof may be used, reproduced, altered or distributed, whether in electronic or hard-copy form, without the express permission of Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. Infringements will be prosecuted to the limits allowed under civil and criminal law.

3. Collection of Information
We collect information about users during their registration for some sections of this website; their participation in certain activities on this website; and through the use of cookies. When a user requests a page from our server, our server automatically collects some information about the user, including his/her IP address; the IP address is used by computers on the network to send the requested page(s) to the user. In order to access certain sections of this website, users must register and provide certain voluntary information about themselves.

Cookies are ASCII files (cookie.txt) in which text information is collected during your online session and stored. Your browser determines where the cookies are stored on your hard disk. Cookies contain information that is sent back to the host server during your next online visit. They can be read only by the server that originally placed them on your hard disk. Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. and service providers acting on behalf of Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. only employ cookies that are absolutely necessary for providing user functionality, aiding users in navigating our website or for gathering market statistics. This information is not made available to any third parties -- cookies are used solely for the above-mentioned purposes. As the default setting, most browsers automatically accept cookies. You may deactivate this function at any time, and set your browser to notify you whenever a cookie is sent.

4. Use of Information
Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. does not share personal information collected through this website -- your e-mail address or other personal profile information, such as name, address, gender or age -- with third parties for marketing purposes without your prior consent. Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. uses users' IP addresses to help administer and/or help diagnose problems with this website. We also use it to gather general demographic information about our users. This information does not contain anything that can identify users personally. Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. uses your personal profile information for internal business purposes such as billing, customer service and dissemination of information related to our business activities, as well as to create aggregate reports that do not contain any personally identifiable profile information. Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. may share this aggregate information with third parties, but we will not give third parties information about individual users of this website without the user's prior consent. Users of this website may provide information such as the user's contact information (such as name, job title, mailing address), and preferences and e-mail. User authorizes Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. to use such information in connection with any online and/or off-line promotions and/or offerings by Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. directed to user. Users can indicate that they do or do not wish to receive e-mail information from Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. and/or third parties.

Notwithstanding the foregoing and in compliance with applicable laws, Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. will:

  • Cooperate fully with state, local, and federal officials in any investigation relating to any content (including personal or private electronic communications transmitted to Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. on or through this website) or purported unlawful activities of any user.
  • Take reasonable measures to protect its proprietary rights. For the limited purposes of accomplishing such cooperation and measures and in compliance with applicable laws, Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. may be required to disclose personal information. In addition, Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. may elect to electronically monitor the user submit areas and may disclose any content, records, or electronic communication of any kind (a) to satisfy any law, regulation, or government request; (b) if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate Hannover Fairs USA, Inc.; or (c) to protect the rights or property of Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. or others.

5. Advertising
Some of our web pages contain advertising banners and buttons. In some cases, advertising might be delivered by external ad servers. The data collected in connection with this online advertising (e.g., ad impressions, ad clicks) is used exclusively for statistical purposes, for the purpose of generating reports for our advertising clients. It does not contain any personal data. Any advertising delivered to your computer may or may not contain cookies. Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. has no influence on whether or not advertising cookies are sent.

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