Terms of Service

  • 1. Terms and Conditions
  • Accepting our terms and conditions is essential for accessing and benefitting from our service of introducing you to the manufacturer suited best to your business needs. The webpage Matchory.com as well as all sourcing, consulting and matching services including the provision of business contacts offered under the name of Matchory and / or over the webpage Matchory.com are offered and provided by Wiegand Sourcing UG (haftungsbeschraenkt (limited liability)). These services provided under the name of Matchory over the webpage Matchory.com are a part of Wiegand Sourcing UG (haftungsbeschraenkt (limited liability)) and will be referred to in the following simply as „Matchory“. Matchory exclusively focuses on the provision of business contacts and assistance in the process of arranging production but does not consult on import regulations, product safety or product liability laws of the country of our customers or manufacturers or any other legal, fiscal or other aspects of international production and sourcing. Please always make sure to follow your country‘s import regulations and that all products comply with your and your customer’s country's quality and safety requirements. Because Matchory is a sourcing and consulting company focusing on helping customers arrange international productions, Matchory provides business contacts and assistance during the process of arranging the terms of production but does not itsself produce any products or accept any liability for products provided by a manufacturer even if the costumer has been introduced to this manufacturer by Matchory over the webpage Matchory.com. All liabilities regarding products thus exclusively lie with the manufacturer and the subsequent importer and / or trader of any products even if the manufacturer has been introduced to the trader / importer over the webpage Matchory.com. The importer / trader and the supplier are liable for quality, delivery and product safety. To select the manufacturer suited best to your business needs and introduce you to this manufacturer, the information and content you have uploaded to and provided over Matchory.com will be shared in part with manufacturers and suppliers. Furthermore, in order to guide our customers and manufacturers efficiently through the process of arranging production, Matchory will receive copies of all correspondence exchanged over Matchory.com or otherwise between the customer and the selected manufacturer. This allows Matchory to actively facilitate the process of arranging the terms of production and help our customers solve any problems that may arise during the arrangement process. Please note that subject to the terms and conditions outlined here, you may access and use the services provided over Matchory.com only for lawful purposes. All rights, title and interest in and to the services provided over Matchory. com and its components will remain with and belong exclusively to Matchory. It is not permitted to sublicense, resell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, time share or otherwise commercially exploit or make the services provided over Matchory.com available to any third party. It is not permitted to use the services provided over Matchory.com in any unlawful manner (including without limitation in violation of any data, privacy or export control laws) or in any manner that interferes with or disrupts the integrity or performance of the webpage Matchory.com, the services provided over Matchory.com or its components, or to modify, adapt or hack the services provided over Matchory.com to, or otherwise attempt to gain unauthorized access to the services provided over Matchory.com or to the website Matchory.com itsself or its related systems or networks. All customers of Matchory shall comply with any codes of conduct, policies or other notices Matchory provides you or publishes in connection with the services provided over Matchory.com, and all customers shall promptly notify Matchory if they learn of a security breach related to the services provided over Matchory.com or under the name of Matchory. Matchory reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to restrict, suspend, or terminate this agreement and your access to all or any part of the webpage Matchory.com or the content you have provided or uploaded to Matchory at any time and for any reason without prior notice or liability. Matchory reserves the right to change, suspend, or discontinue all or any part of the webpage Matchory.com at any time without prior notice or liability. By agreeing to these terms and conditions you represent and warrant to Matchory that (i) you have full power and authority to enter into these terms and conditions; (ii) you own all content you upload to or share over Matchory.com or have obtained all permissions, releases, rights or licenses required to engage in your posting and other activities (and allow Matchory to perform its obligations) in connection with the services provided over Matchory.com without obtaining any further releases or consents; (iii) all content you upload to or share over Matchory.com and other activities in connection with the services rendered over Matchory.com, and Matchory‘s exercise of all rights and license granted by you herein, do not and will not violate, infringe, or misappropriate any third party’s copyright, trademark, patent, right of privacy or publicity, or other personal or proprietary right, nor does content you upload to or share over Matchory.com contain any matter that is defamatory, obscene, unlawful, threatening, abusive, tortious, offensive or harassing; and (iv) you are eighteen (18) years of age or older. All dealings between you and Matchory shall be governed by the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany without regard to the principles of conflicts of law. Unless otherwise elected by Matchory in a particular instance, you hereby expressly agree to submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the courts of the Federal Republic of Germany for the purpose of resolving any dispute relating to your access to or use of the services provided by Matchory and / or over the webpage Matchory.com. If any provision of these terms and conditions is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these terms and conditions will otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. Both parties agree that these terms and conditions and any additional terms and conditions as applicable, are the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the parties and supersede and cancel all previous written and oral agreements, communications and other understandings relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, and that all waivers and modifications must be in a writing signed by both parties, except as otherwise provided herein. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of these terms and conditions and customers do not have any authority of any kind to bind Matchory in any respect whatsoever.

  • 2. Usage, transfer to third parties and safety measures
  • 2.1. Our data is used in accordance with legal requirements. The use of the data is permitted, as long as it is necessary for the use of our digital offer.

  • 2.2 We may pass on your data to affiliates, external service providers or other third parties within the legal framework („third parties“). These third parties were carefully selected by us. In doing so, we ensure that an appropriate level of data protection is ensured.

  • 2.3. We use reasonable, technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against manipulation, unauthorized access or other unauthorized use. These safety measures are adapted according to the technological development.

  • 3. Information, revocation and cancellation
  • 3.1. You have the possibility to request information about the data stored on your person, their origin, recipients or categories of recipients, to whom the data are passed, as well as the purpose of the storage information.

  • 3.2. You may request the correction, updating or deletion of your data unless statutory, regulatory or other sovereign retention obligations are opposed.

  • 3.3. All information requests, requests for information or inconsistencies regarding data processing should be sent by e-mail to dataprotection@matchory.com or to Wiegand Sourcing UG, Eythstraße 17, 89075 Ulm.

  • 4. Access data and cookies
  • 4.1. When visiting our digital offer, we collect, process or use data that your browser or app automatically transmits to us. In the case of the browser, it is especially the browser type and version, the operating system, the IP address and the time of the server query.

  • 4.2. Furthermore, we use text files that are stored on your hard disk and which give us certain information. This storage helps us to make our digital offer better and makes it easier for you to use it. The cookies used by us are not assignable to any particular person. When the cookie is activated, an identification number is assigned to it. There is no assignment of your data to this identification number.

  • 4.3. Most of the cookies we use are automatically deleted from your hard drive after the end of the browser session. In addition, we also use cookies that remain with you on the hard drive. On another visit you will be automatically detected, that you were already with us and which inputs and settings you prefer. These cookies are stored on your hard drive and are deleted after a certain period of time.

  • 4.4. You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser accordingly.

  • 5. Onsite targeting, re-targeting, and conversion tracking
  • 5.1. On our digital offer, data are collected on the basis of cookies to improve our advertising and the digital offer (so-called „onsite targeting“). These data are not used to identify you personally, but are used solely for the pseudonymous evaluation of the usage behavior. This data is not collected at any time with the stored data. With the help of this technology, we can present you relevant advertising.

  • 5.2. Our digital offering uses a technology that allows us to promote („retargeting“) Internet users with advertising through their previous interest in our digital offer on the websites of our partners. The insertion of these advertisements on the pages of our partners is based on a cookie technology as well as an analysis of the previous usage behavior. This form of advertising is pseudonym. No data is stored and no usage profiles are combined with your data.

  • 5.3. Tracking
  • 5.3.1. We use conversion tracking („conversion“). The conversion cookie is set when a user clicks on an ad served by the provider of the respective conversion service („service“) (in our case, Google AdWords, Facebook, Twitter). These cookies lose their validity after a certain period of time and do not serve for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages of the customer‘s website, in our case our website, and the cookie has not yet expired, the provider of the service and the client can recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was forwarded to this page , The information gathered with the help of the cookies is used to create statistics for the respective clients. Clients are informed of the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were forwarded to a conversion tracking tag. However, they do not receive any information that makes it possible to personally identify the users.

  • 6. Web Analysis
  • 6.1. We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. („Google“) and Hotjar, a web analytics service provided by Hotjar Ldt. („Hotjar“) (total „Analysis Services“). The analytical services use cookies. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website can be transferred to a server of the analytical services in the USA and stored there. In this context, we have activated the IP anonymisation on this website, so that your IP address of the analysis services is previously abridged within the European Union or in other Contracting States of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a server of the analysis services in the USA and shortened there. On our behalf, analytic services will use this information to evaluate your use of the digital offer, to compile reports on online activities, and to provide further services related to digital offer and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of the analysis service is not merged with other data from the analysis services. In our digital offering, Google Analytics has been extended by the code „anonymizeIp“ to ensure an anonymous capture of IP addresses („IP Masking“).

  • 6.2. In addition, you can prevent Google from collecting and processing the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie and your use of the website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of this data by Google by using the browser plug- in download and install: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.3). In addition, you can prevent Google Analytics from being captured by clicking the link below. An opt-out cookie is set that prevents the future collection of your data when you visit the digital offer: disable Google Analytics. You can disable Hotjar at https://www.hotjar.com/opt-out.

  • 6.3. Third party information:
  • Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. Terms of Use: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/en.html, Overview on privacy: http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/learn/privacy.html, as well as the privacy policy: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy.

  • Hotjar Ltd., Hotjar Ltd, Level 2St Julians Business Center, 3, Elia Zammit StreetSt Julians STJ 1000, Malta. Privacy Policy: https://www.hotjar.com/privacy. KickoffLabs LLC, Privacy Policy, 2069 41st Ave E, Seattle, Washington, 981122711: http://kickofflabs.com/privacy-policy/.

  • 7. Ads Services
  • 7.1. Google Analytics has display ads enabled. Our ads are shown on websites by third party providers, including Google. We and third parties, including Google, use cookies. This allows targeted advertising, optimization, and switching based on your previous visits to this site. You can disable the Display Ad Manager Google Analytics for Display Advertising using the link below and customize ads on the Google Display Network: https://www.google.com/settings/u/0/ads/authenticated?hl=en.

  • 7.2. We use communication tools of the social network Facebook, in particular the product Custom Audiences and Website Custom Audiences. Basically, a non-reversible and non-personal checksum (hash value) is generated from your usage data, which can be transmitted to Facebook for analysis and marketing purposes. For the Website Custom Audiences product, the Facebook cookie is addressed. For more information on the purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as your privacy settings, please refer to the Privacy Policy of Facebook, at https://www.facebook.com/ads/website_custom_audiences/ and https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation. If you want to challenge the use of Facebook Website Custom Audiences, you can do so at https://www.facebook.com/ads/website_custom_audiences/.

  • 8. Use of our services
  • 8.1. In addition to the purely informative use of our digital service, you can also benefit from our sourcing services. To do so, you must fill in personal information as well as information about your planned production into our inquiry form. This requires the specification of data. If additional voluntary information is possible, these are marked accordingly.

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