12NUMBERS and its content contributors shall be not held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information or services on this Web site and assume no responsibility for anyone’s use of the information or services. 12NUMBERS and its content contributors shall not be held liable for any direct or indirect damages caused in any way through the use of information or services on this Web site. This includes but is not limited to procurement or substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury which may be perceived by you, the Web user, to be caused by the information or services on this Web site, or by using this Web site.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless 12NUMBERS, its Web content contributors, its agencies, officials and employees from all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising from the use of the information or services on this Web site; by your using this Web site; or by its use through your Internet account.
Although an effort is made to assure the accuracy and completeness of the information provided on 12NUMBERS Web site, 12NUMBERS makes no express or implied warranty as to the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of the Web site’s information. 12NUMBERS provides this information and all online services on an “as is” basis. While there may be changes to information on topics covered on the Web site, these changes may or may not be made available on the Web site.
Many Web pages are copied and temporarily stored on other Web servers for Web user convenience and to speed page delivery. If you have obtained information from the 12NUMBERS Web site from a Web server source other than the 12NUMBERS Web site host server, be aware that Web page content or services can be altered or changed after they are first made available on the Web. 12NUMBERS recommends that you pay careful attention to the contents of any metadata (support data) associated with a file, and you contact the provider of the data or information directly with any questions about data accuracy, timeliness or completeness before using the data.
If you find any errors or omissions, please report them to the Web Manager for the 12NUMBERS Web site through our contact form.
12NUMBERS is a distributor of content sometimes supplied by third parties and other users. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, users, or others, are not those of 12NUMBERS, but are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s). The content does not necessarily reflect the views, policies or practices of the 12NUMBERS, or its agencies, officials or employees.
Any reference on the 12NUMBERS Web site to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, is not an endorsement or recommendation. Any reference shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.
12NUMBERS and its contributors are not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages linked from the 12NUMBERS Web site. As a user of the 12NUMBERS Web site, you specifically acknowledge that the 12NUMBERS and its contributors are not liable for any defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from all off-site content mentioned here rests entirely with you, the Web site user.
Links from the 12NUMBERS Web site to other sites do not constitute an endorsement from 12NUMBERS. These links are provided as a convenience for 12NUMBERS Web site users and as an information service only. As a Web user, it is your responsibility to determine the content and usefulness of information you find on other sites.
Due to the rapidly changing nature of the World Wide Web and the Internet, online resources that are free and publicly available one day may require a fee or have restricted user access the next. In addition, the location of information, services or Web pages may change as menus, home pages, and files are updated or reorganized. You expressly agree that use of 12NUMBERS Web site is at your sole risk. Neither 12NUMBERS, its content providers, agencies, officials or employees guarantee that the service will be uninterrupted or error-free.
Information in this disclaimer is governed by the laws of Germany. Any dispute arising from the use of information or services provided on the 12NUMBERS Web site will be governed by the laws of Germany.
Thank you for visiting the 12NUMBERS Web site. 12NUMBERS recognizes the public’s concern about privacy on the Internet and the Web. This privacy statement describes how information will be gathered about you from your visit to our site and how it will be used by the 12NUMBERS site operators. As a Web site visitor, you should be aware that much information submitted to 12NUMBERS is public information under the laws of Germany. Under some circumstances, we may be required to disclose such information upon request, in accordance with the German Records Act or in response to other legal requirements.
12NUMBERS will make every effort to protect personal or business information you choose to provide on our Web site in the same way it protects personal and business information provided through other methods.
This privacy statement is provided for informational purposes only. It is not meant to be a contract of any type. 12NUMBERS may change its privacy statement at any time, without prior notice.
If you read or download information:
If you only browse through the Web site, read pages, or download information, the 12NUMBERS Web site computer will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. (This is a routine function of Web site computers.) We may store a “cookie” on your computer. (A cookie is a tiny element of data that a Web site computer sends to your browser. It is stored on your PC.) The information in this cookie is used only to identify your computer to our Web site, as we gather information to evaluate how visitors make use of the site so we may improve it. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:
We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors — to fix problems, and to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals, except as described below.
If you send email to 12NUMBERS:
By sending us an electronic mail message, you may be sending personal information (i.e., your name, address, email address, etc.). We may store your name and address, and may share your email with various 12NUMBERS staff, to address your problem or concern or to answer your question. In addition, 12NUMBERS may be required to provide this information in response to a German Public Records Act request or a court order.
Email is not necessarily secure and can be intercepted. 12NUMBERS has arrangements with some third parties for online payments. Always use those secure methods to pay any fees or products online.
If you use an interactive application:
If you are filling out a form on the 12NUMBERS site or using one of our online services, we may store a “cookie” on your computer. (A cookie is a tiny element of data that a Web site can send to your browser. It is stored on your PC.) The information in this cookie is used only to identify you to our online service or application, to make it easier for you to use this site.
If you register with 12NUMBERS or request other specific information:
As 12NUMBERS adds online services, 12NUMBERS may ask visitors who request specific information or a service to fill out a registration form or establish a user ID and password. For example, when 12NUMBERS adds an online service offering, customers requesting access to that service will be asked to provide their names, addresses, email addresses and other pertinent information so Procurement staff can process and deliver the information or service requested.
Other information may be collected on the 12NUMBERS Web site through questionnaires, feedback forms or other means, such as cookies, to allow us to determine Web site visitors’ interests so we can improve site design or service.
For Web site security purposes and to be sure the 12NUMBERS Web site remains available to all users, this site uses software programs to monitor Internet network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Unauthorized attempts to upload information, change information, or cause damage on this Web site are prohibited and may be prosecuted and punished under current German laws prohibiting activity of that nature.