Westfalia Surge(referred to herein as "The Company") and its wholly owned subsidiaries are committed to protecting the privacy of The Company users and the overall integrity of the internet. To that end, we are disclosing here any issues related to privacy in the collection by The Company of personally identifiable information from users of The Company
Questions about this statement should be directed to the Business Coordinator at:
A summary of the measures taken by the Company to protect our users' privacy is as follows:
We do not provide or sell your personal information to third parties unless specifically requested by you to do so that these advertisers and / or third parties can provide you with information, goods and services that may be of interest to you or not your. In the case of e-mail, these offers will only be delivered to you by the Company.
The Company can contact you, by post or by phone, with details of their products, services and promotions. In the case of e-mail and message (SMS), this mail will be sent only to those users who have chosen to receive their communication through these methods.
All our mail, emails and messages (SMS) include the option, deletion from the subscription. You decide if a public e-mail will be mailed, a personal email address, when you are online, online discussions (on-line). If you would like to leave this setting at any time please choose to unsubscribe when posting your debates.
We reserve the right to disclose membership and demographic information to advertisers and affiliates, but in an anonymous aggregate form only. The Company will not disclose your personal identity regarding the disclosure of such information.
What personal identification information do we collect from you?
We collect information about our users in the following way:
We may require users to provide us with a name, e-mail address, postal address, postal code, gender and date of birth, etc. In order to be registered so that certain services can be accessed. We may also request other non-mandatory demographic information from subscribers, including the number of children and occupation. This information is stored by us and our data processors (see below).
We may also collect personal information from you through your use of enquiry and feedback forms and every time you email us your details.
We may also log IP addresses, or the location of your computer on the internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. We occasionally use IP addresses to track a user's session, but do not link IP addresses to personally identifiable information.
What do we do with the information collected?
We may perform statistical analyses of user behaviour in order to measure relative consumer interest in the various areas of our site (for product development purposes) and to inform advertisers as to how many consumers have seen or 'clicked' their advertising banners. In performing these statistical analyses, we will disclose information to third parties only in aggregate form. Personal information on individual subscribers will not be provided to any third party if you object.
We may periodically send you email updates on The Company and services offered by The Company and its advertisers. Only those users who have opted in to receive these communications via email or SMS will receive this information via these methods. If you wish to opt out of receiving such information from us, please use the unsubscribe option included in all our email correspondence or send an email to stating that you would prefer not to receive such mailings.
We will also use your information to target banner and box advertising on the site so you will see advertising that may be more relevant to you. You will never be targeted as an individual, but as a larger demographic group of similar users. This use of your personal information is contractual to the use of The Company. If you do not wish your information to be used in this way then you will be unable to use those areas of The Company that may require registration.
With whom do we share the information we collect?
We will not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others unless you have given us your permission. With your permission we will only share the information with carefully chosen, reputable and trustworthy third parties. Also, we may provide aggregate statistics on our customers, sales, traffic patterns and related site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information.
We will provide subscribers a summary of all personal information that we process on them upon request. We will charge 20€ for such requests. To make such a request, send an email to and include the email address that you registered with along with your full postal address and postcode.
We are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of Web sites to which The Company may link.