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Leica Camera AG
Am Leitz-Park 5
35578 Wetzlar
Telefon +49 (0) 6441 2080 - 0
Telefax +49(0)6442-2080 - 333

E-Mail: info@leica-camera.com
Internet: http://www.leica-camera.com/

Represented by the management board:
Alfred Schopf (CEO),
Ronald Marcel Peters and Markus Limberger

Entry in the Commercial Register of the Wetzlar District Court (Amtsgericht) HRB 966
Turnover tax ID no.: DE112620703


DATA PROTECTION

At Leica Camera AG we are constantly striving to improve and make our Online presence more attractive for you. Only by knowing which areas of our website are used most frequently and for the longest periods can we optimize the content of the Leica Camera AG websites to best suit your requirements. We process personal data collected during visits to our website in accordance with data protection regulations valid in the country where the entity responsible for processing the data is based. The websites of Leica Camera AG may contain links to websites of other providers which do not conform with this data protection declaration.

Collection and processing of personal data

When you access the websites of Leica Camera AG, general information is automatically recorded. This information includes things like the date of your visit, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider and similar data. None of it is the kind of data which could allow Leica Camera AG to draw conclusions about your personal identity. Data of a personal nature is only saved if you expressly provide it, for example during an inquiry, registration, reservation, survey, contest or while completing a contract.

Use of cookies

Cookies are text files containing information to identify returning visitors exclusively for the duration of the visit to our websites. Cookies are saved on the hard drive of your computer and do not cause any damage there. This enables us to make our website more user friendly for you, to target the content of our website to better suit your needs and thereby to improve our service for you. Cookies can be used to determine whether your computer has already established communication with our websites. Only the cookie on your computer is identified. Personal data can be saved in cookies if you have given your permission for it to be saved - for example, to make secure online access easier by allowing you to register without entering your User ID and Password each time you visit.

Using and passing on traffic data

Leica Camera AG utilises the aforementioned data, including cookies, exclusively for statistical purposes and for its technical administration of the website. Data is not passed on to third parties, neither for commercial nor for non-commercial purposes.

You can, of course, also view our websites without cookies. Most Internet browsers accept cookies automatically. You can prevent cookies from being saved on your hard drive by selecting the "do not accept cookies" option in your browser settings. For further instructions relating to your own specific browser, please consult the instructions provided by your browser manufacturer. You can delete any cookies already present on your computer at any time. If you do not accept any cookies this may, however, limit the function of our website.

Using and passing on personal data

Leica Camera AG utilises personal data exclusively for contractual purposes, and will only use it for other purposes with prior express permission.

Using Facebook plugins

Some of the pages of Leica Camera AG's website use social plugins ("plugins") originating 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 marked with a Facebook logo or the "Facebook Social Plugin" descriptor. If you open a page on Leica Camera AG's website which contains one of these plugins, your browser will establish a direct connection to Facebook's servers. The content of the plugin will be sent by Facebook directly to your browser, which will incorporate it into the website. By incorporating the plugin, Facebook is informed that you have opened that Leica Camera AG website page. If you are logged onto Facebook, Facebook can allocate your visit to the website to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, such as clicking the "Like" button or posting a comment, then the information concerned will be sent by your browser directly to Facebook, where it is stored. To find out about the purpose and scope of the data collected, the way it is processed and used by Facebook, your rights in this regard and the settings you can make to protect your privacy, please refer to Facebook's data privacy conditions. If you do not want Facebook to collect data about your via Leica Camera AG's website you will have to log out of Facebook before visiting the Leica Camera AG site.

Security

Leica Camera AG uses technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data in our possession from manipulation, loss, destruction and access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are constantly improved in accordance with new technological developments.

Right of affected parties

On request, Leica Camera AG or the authorized representative responsible for your data will inform you immediately, in writing and in line with the current legal requirements, whether or which personal data we have saved relating to you. If, despite our constant efforts to ensure that our information is current and correct, the data we have saved proves to be incorrect, we will be happy to correct it at your request. You also have the right to have your data blocked or deleted.

Data protection representative at Leica Camera AG:
Tobias Porkristl, E-Mail: mailto:porkristl@bfu-ag.de


LEGAL NOTICES


Copyright

Copyright 2006 Leica Camera AG.
All rights reserved.

All texts, pictures, graphics, audio files, video files and animations, including their arrangement, are subject to copyright and other laws for the protection of intellectual property. They may not be copied for commercial purposes or passed on to third parties, nor may they be changed and used on other websites. Some websites of Leica Camera AG contain material, the copyright of which lies with the party who has made the material available.

Products and prices

Changes may have occurred in relation to products and services since the website was put up. Leica Camera AG reserves the right during the delivery period to make changes in construction and form, changes to colours, and alterations in the scope of delivery or service, provided that the deviations can reasonably be regarded as acceptable to the customer and taking the interests of Leica Camera AG into consideration. Pictures may show accessories, specialist equipment or other fixtures which are not included in the standard scope of delivery or service. Deviations in colour may occur due to technical reasons. Individual pages may include types or services which are not available in certain countries. Statements relating to legal or tax regulations and effects are only valid for the Federal Republic of Germany. The prices valid on the day of delivery apply, except where other terms are expressly specified in the sales or delivery terms and conditions. For our authorised trade partners, the prices are to be regarded as recommended retail prices. For the most up-to-date information, please consult one of our authorised trade partners.

Brands and logos

The brands and logos used on the website are legally protected trademarks. It is not permitted to use these brands or logos without prior consent from Leica Camera AG.

License rights

Leica Camera AG aims to offer you an innovative and informative Internet experience. We must point out, however, that because building such a website involves considerable creative design work, Leica Camera AG must take measures to protect its intellectual property, including patents, trademarks and copyrights, and that this website in no way represents license rights to the intellectual property of Leica Camera AG.

Note on prognostic statements

Internet pages, investor relations, releases, business and interim reports, forecasts, presentations, audio and video transmissions of events (live or recorded) and other documents on this Leica Camera AG website contain prognostic statements relating to future developments based on the current evaluation of the management. Prognostic statements are characterized by words such as "anticipate", "assume", "believe", "estimate", "expect", "intend", "can/could", "plan", "project", "should". Such statements are subject to some risk and a certain level of uncertainty. Leica Camera AG neither intends nor is obliged to update prognostic statements, as they are based solely on the conditions valid on their day of publication.

Liability

The statements and information published on these pages are not to be regarded as a warranty or guarantee be it explicit or implied. They particularly do not represent an implied guarantee of the condition, tradability or suitability for certain uses of particular products, nor do they guarantee that such products do not contravene laws or patents. Leica Camera AG's website also contains links to other websites on the Internet. Leica Camera AG would like to point out that it has no influence on the design and content of websites accessed via the links on its website. Leica Camera AG can therefore also provide no guarantee that the information presented on these websites is up-to-date, correct, complete and of good quality. For this reason Leica Camera AG hereby distances itself from the content of these websites. This declaration applies to all links to external websites present on Leica Camera AG's website, including their content.


CREATED BY


Conception, Design, Realization

Scholz & Volkmer GmbH
Schwalbacherstrasse 76
D-65183 Wiesbaden

Tel.: (+49) 0 611-180-99-0
Fax: (+49) 0 611-180-00-77
http://www.s-v.de/

À la carte Configurator

Michel Development & Consulting GmbH & Co. KG
Felix-Rütten-Str. 2
53474 Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler

Tel.: +49 2641 911 54-20
Fax: +49 2641 911 54-54

http://www.michel-consulting.de/

Pictures, Text

Leica Camera AG, Solms, Germany

All product pictures

Alexander Göhr, Grünberg