|With this explanation we want to document what happens with your private data and where/why it is saved. The Amiga Future and APC&TCP, Andreas Magerl take the protection of data very seriously. We are subject to the conditions of the German Data Protection Act (BDSG). We have made technical and organisational arrangements which ensure that the directives are being kept.
Usage of cookies
A cookie is a small helping file which is transmitted to the user. Mostly the file contains the name of the website which sent the cookie and can only be read from this site. For instance the cookie is written on the user's harddisk to provide him with a identification number. If the user visits the website again it can read the cookie which serves as a identification of the online visitor for the webserver. A cookie may be used for other means like research for the user's behaviour.
We offer the usage of cookies in some sections of the Amiga Future homepage to make some user friendly features possible. Many browsers default to accepting cookies automatically. Though you can disable cookies or configure your browser that it asks if the cookie may be saved.
Links to other websites
Amiga Future contains many links to other websites. We have no influence on how the operators of these websites respect the privacy terms.
Individual-related data is information which can be used to find out your identity. This includes your real name, address, postal address and telephone number. Basically you can use our web presence without providing you private data. (Of course this does not apply to online orders of our products)
When you use our forum we will ask you for a nick and valid email address during the registration process. In certain circumstances a registration may be necessary if you want to write your own posts in the forum. There's a possibility to hide your email address in the forum. You can find that option in your profile. It's your own choice if you want to enter this data. Reading of the forum is possible without registration.
In relationship to your access to Amiga Future there will be data saved in a log file which could make make an identification possible. This data will be saved: Your IP address, date, time, viewed sites, your browser ID and referer. We don't do any individual-related exploitation of this data. The data will only be used for the creation of anonymous statistics.
We store your data on a server in Germany. The access to this server is restricted to only a few people which work on technical or editorial issues.
Transfer of individual-related data to third parties
Basically we don't pass any data to third parties. As long as we are committed by law or an adjudication we have to pass data to authorities entitled to receive this information.
Please notice that your contributions in our comments and forum can be viewed by anyone. It should be clear not to write anything that isn't meant for the public. Furthermore please notice that your posts will be acquired by search engines and will be accessible worldwide aswell.
Right for revocation
If you gave us individual-related data you can tell us to delete it anytime.
Questions and comments
For any further questions, feedback or comments regarding the data protection please contact the Amiga Future via email.