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Cancellations/postponements/open decisions of events

Update from 06.08.: Double World Championship in Virginia/USA is canceled.

Update from 23.07.: The DecaMan in New Orleans/USA is canceled.

Update from 20.07.: The event in Pittsburgh/USA is canceled.

Update from 29.04.: The event in Buchs/Switzerland is canceled.

Update from 18.04.: The event in Lensahn/Germany is canceled.

Due to numerous problems caused by the corona virus and political decisions, Steve Kirby had to cancel his race in Oregon in June. Previously, the event in Fano/Italy had already been cancelled by the organizer.

The race in Colmar, France was postponed to the end of October/beginning of November.

The organizers of the events in Lensahn/Germany and Buchs/Switzerland want to decide after Easter or until the end of April if the organization of a race is possible at all.

IUTA has found additional sponsor

Powerinsole - IUTA sponsor

IUTA is proud to have won an additional sponsor with Powerinsole. The Austrian company specialises in the development of flexible products that increase well-being during sporting activities but also in everyday life. We are convinced to have another reliable partner on board for the next years. Read the official presentation.

IUTA World Cup 2020 Cancellation

Due to the numerous cancellations of IUTA races because of the problems around the corona virus, we held a member vote on whether to cancel the IUTA World Cup ranking 2020 or not. The result is clear: Almost 83% decided to cancel the World Cup ranking this year.
Just to clarify: The cancellation of the IUTA World Cup has no effect whether the remaining races will take place in USA, Mexico and France or not.

Rules

All IUTA members (participants and organization teams) have the duty to accept the IUTA rules. That duty includes next to the IUTA rules to accept the anti-doping (test) rules, the rules for the IUTA waiver and the IUTA constitution.

Athletes should notice that without recognition of the rules in its entirety no start at IUTA sanctioned races is possible.

Members should notice that in case of any violation of the ruleset, the corresponding member can be sanctioned by IUTA. This can lead to complete exclusion from IUTA.


Important changes to the previous year:

  • Section 2, 13, 21:
    Differentiation between four types of ultra triathlons. Definition of UT (Split) and UT (Staged).
  • Section 5:
    Division of the age groups into 5-year blocks, as is common practice in triathlons.
  • Section 7, 15, 16:
    Modification of the sentence for anti-doping or technology fraud offences to a minimum of 2 years for the first offence and life ban for repeated offences.
  • Section 8:
    Modification for swimming in moving waters. The portions with and against the current must be of equal length.
    Different starting waves may only be set for different (races) distances within an event.
  • Section 14:
    No competitor may be excluded from the closing ceremony by the official time limit of a race by the organizer.
  • Section 22:
    IUTA offers prize money for the "Long Distance Challenge (LDC)"

Previous rules:

FAQ

Answers for Athletes

 

Answers for Event-Organizers

Certificate

How to get an IUTA-Certificate?

You will get an IUTA-Certificate if you:

  • finish an ultra triathlon for the 1st, 10th, 25th, 50th, 75th, ... time
  • win an ultra triathlon for the 1st, 3rd, 5th, 10th, 15th, ... time
  • finish 50, 100, 150, ... equivalent long distances in ultra triathlons
  • achieve a new race or world record
  • get a podium place at the IUTA World Cup Challenge (IUTA WCC)
  • achieve another extraordinary performance like in the example below

Only performances in ultra triathlons (>=Double UT or >=Double UT Day) will be recognized, it means that no result of a normal long distance will be judged. The IUTA-Certificate is a new award for exceptional performance and was first issued for the 2019 season.

An example of an IUTA Certificate:

IUTA Certificate of Ference Szönyi, achieved March 2019

 

 

 

Legal Notice

according to §25 of media law such as provider identification according to §5 passage 1 of ECG

International Ultra Triathlon Association (IUTA)
Non Profit Organization
Schörgstätt 18
5162 Obertrum am See
Österreich (Austria)

Registration number: 1785560233
Registration location: Bezirkshauptmannschaft Salzburg-Umgebung, Vereinsbehörde (Austria)

Phone: +4915755164891
E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Authorized IUTA representatives:
Mark Hohe-Dorst (President)
Norbert Lüftenegger (Treasurer)
Judit Sandor (Secretary)

Possible contact persons for arbitration:
Jozsef Rokob / Hungary
Michael Gärtner / Germany

IUTA accountants and IUTA referees on call:
Jozsef Rokob / Hungary
Michael Gärtner / Germany

Responsible for the next election 2022:
Jozsef Rokob / Hungary
Michael Gärtner / Germany

Responsible for the website content:
Mark Hohe-Dorst

Photos:
Window Background: Stefan Meier
Committee Images: Katrin Meier, Judit Sandor, Mark Hohe-Dorst, Jean-Pierre Morin
Slideshow: Katrin Meier, Stefan Meier, Jörg Borkowski, Nadine Zahradnik, Heiko Zahradnik

Privacy Policy (GDPR)

General

Personal data (usually referred to just as "data" below) will only be processed by us to the extent necessary and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly website, including its contents, and the services offered there.

Per Art. 4 No. 1 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as the "GDPR"), "processing" refers to any operation or set of operations such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation, alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination, or otherwise making available, alignment, or combination, restriction, erasure, or destruction performed on personal data, whether by automated means or not.

The following privacy policy is intended to inform you in particular about the type, scope, purpose, duration, and legal basis for the processing of such data either under our own control or in conjunction with others. We also inform you below about the third-party components we use to optimize our website and improve the user experience which may result in said third parties also processing data they collect and control.

Our privacy policy is structured as follows:

I. Information about us as controllers of your data
II. The rights of users and data subjects
III. Information about the data processing

I. Information about us as controllers of your data

The party responsible for this website (the "controller") for purposes of data protection law is:

International Ultra Triathlon Association (IUTA)
Non Profit Organization
Schörgstätt 18
5162 Obertrum am See
Österreich (Austria)

Registration number: 1785560233
Registration location: Bezirkshauptmannschaft Salzburg-Umgebung, Vereinsbehörde (Austria)

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

II. The rights of users and data subjects

With regard to the data processing to be described in more detail below, users and data subjects have the right

  • to confirmation of whether data concerning them is being processed, information about the data being processed, further information about the nature of the data processing, and copies of the data (cf. also Art. 15 GDPR);
  • to correct or complete incorrect or incomplete data (cf. also Art. 16 GDPR);
  • to the immediate deletion of data concerning them (cf. also Art. 17 DSGVO), or, alternatively, if further processing is necessary as stipulated in Art. 17 Para. 3 GDPR, to restrict said processing per Art. 18 GDPR;
  • to receive copies of the data concerning them and/or provided by them and to have the same transmitted to other providers/controllers (cf. also Art. 20 GDPR);
  • to file complaints with the supervisory authority if they believe that data concerning them is being processed by the controller in breach of data protection provisions (see also Art. 77 GDPR).

In addition, the controller is obliged to inform all recipients to whom it discloses data of any such corrections, deletions, or restrictions placed on processing the same per Art. 16, 17 Para. 1, 18 GDPR. However, this obligation does not apply if such notification is impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. Nevertheless, users have a right to information about these recipients.

Likewise, under Art. 21 GDPR, users and data subjects have the right to object to the controller's future processing of their data pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. In particular, an objection to data processing for the purpose of direct advertising is permissible.

III. Information about the data processing

Your data processed when using our website will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose for its storage ceases to apply, provided the deletion of the same is not in breach of any statutory storage obligations or unless otherwise stipulated below.

Server data

For technical reasons, the following data sent by your internet browser to us or to our server provider will be collected, especially to ensure a secure and stable website: These server log files record the type and version of your browser, operating system, the website from which you came (referrer URL), the webpages on our site visited, the date and time of your visit, as well as the IP address from which you visited our site.

The data thus collected will be temporarily stored, but not in association with any other of your data.

The basis for this storage is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the improvement, stability, functionality, and security of our website.

The data will be deleted within no more than seven days, unless continued storage is required for evidentiary purposes. In which case, all or part of the data will be excluded from deletion until the investigation of the relevant incident is finally resolved.

Cookies

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We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files or other storage technologies stored on your computer by your browser. These cookies process certain specific information about you, such as your browser, location data, or IP address.  

This processing makes our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure, allowing us, for example, to display our website in different languages or to offer a shopping cart function.

The legal basis for such processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR, insofar as these cookies are used to collect data to initiate or process contractual relationships.

If the processing does not serve to initiate or process a contract, our legitimate interest lies in improving the functionality of our website. The legal basis is then Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

When you close your browser, these session cookies are deleted.

b) Third-party cookies

If necessary, our website may also use cookies from companies with whom we cooperate for the purpose of advertising, analyzing, or improving the features of our website.

Please refer to the following information for details, in particular for the legal basis and purpose of such third-party collection and processing of data collected through cookies.

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If you prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, not all of the functions on our site may be fully usable.

Order processing

The data you submit when ordering goods and/or services from us will have to be processed in order to fulfill your order. Please note that orders cannot be processed without providing this data.

The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.

After your order has been completed, your personal data will be deleted, but only after the retention periods required by tax and commercial law.

In order to process your order, we will share your data with the shipping company responsible for delivery to the extent required to deliver your order and/or with the payment service provider to the extent required to process your payment.

The legal basis for the transfer of this data is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.

Customer account/registration

If you create a customer account with us via our website, we will use the data you entered during registration (e.g. your name, your address, or your email address) exclusively for services leading up to your potential placement of an order or entering some other contractual relationship with us, to fulfill such orders or contracts, and to provide customer care (e.g. to provide you with an overview of your previous orders or to be able to offer you a wishlist function). We also store your IP address and the date and time of your registration. This data will not be transferred to third parties.

During the registration process, your consent will be obtained for this processing of your data, with reference made to this privacy policy. The data collected by us will be used exclusively to provide your customer account. 

If you give your consent to this processing, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR is the legal basis for this processing.

If the opening of the customer account is also intended to lead to the initiation of a contractual relationship with us or to fulfill an existing contract with us, the legal basis for this processing is also Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.

You may revoke your prior consent to the processing of your personal data at any time under Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR with future effect. All you have to do is inform us that you are revoking your consent.

The data previously collected will then be deleted as soon as processing is no longer necessary. However, we must observe any retention periods required under tax and commercial law.

Credit checks and scores

If you accept any offer we make for you to pay for goods or services on account, we reserve the right to run a credit check with a credit bureau (such as Creditreform, Schufa, Bürgel, or infoscore) to obtain credit information determined on the basis of mathematical-statistical methods. For this purpose, any data you provide that is relevant to the contract, such as your name and address, will be forwarded to the credit bureau. We then use the information obtained about the statistical probability of default to decide whether we will offer you payment on account.

The legal basis for such processing is our legitimate interest to avoid default on our account per Art. 6 Para.1 lit. f) GDPR.

Newsletter

If you register for our free newsletter, the data requested from you for this purpose, i.e. your email address and, optionally, your name and address, will be sent to us. We also store the IP address of your computer and the date and time of your registration. During the registration process, we will obtain your consent to receive this newsletter and the type of content it will offer, with reference made to this privacy policy. The data collected will be used exclusively to send the newsletter and will not be passed on to third parties.

The legal basis for this is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR.

You may revoke your prior consent to receive this newsletter under Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR with future effect. All you have to do is inform us that you are revoking your consent or click on the unsubscribe link contained in each newsletter.

Contact

If you contact us via email or the contact form, the data you provide will be used for the purpose of processing your request. We must have this data in order to process and answer your inquiry; otherwise we will not be able to answer it in full or at all.

The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.

Your data will be deleted once we have fully answered your inquiry and there is no further legal obligation to store your data, such as if an order or contract resulted therefrom.

User posts, comments, and ratings

We offer you the opportunity to post questions, answers, opinions, and ratings on our website, hereinafter referred to jointly as "posts." If you make use of this opportunity, we will process and publish your post, the date and time you submitted it, and any pseudonym you may have used.

The legal basis for this is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR. You may revoke your prior consent under Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR with future effect. All you have to do is inform us that you are revoking your consent.

In addition, we will also process your IP address and email address. The IP address is processed because we might have a legitimate interest in taking or supporting further action if your post infringes the rights of third parties and/or is otherwise unlawful.

In this case, the legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in any legal defense we may have to mount.

Follow-up comments

If you make posts on our website, we also offer you the opportunity to subscribe to any subsequent follow-up comments made by third parties. In order to be able to inform you about these follow-up comments, we will need to process your email address.

The legal basis for this is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR. You may revoke your prior consent to this subscription under Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR with future effect. All you have to do is inform us that you are revoking your consent or click on the unsubscribe link contained in each email.

Online job applications / publication of job advertisements

We offer you the opportunity to apply for jobs with our company via our website. In the case of these digital applications, we collect your application data electronically in order to process your application.

The legal basis for this processing is §26 Para. 1 S. 1 BDSG in conjunction with Art. 88 Para. 1 GDPR.

If you are hired as a result of the application process, we will store the data you provide during the application process in your personnel file for the purpose of the usual organizational and administrative process, naturally in compliance with further legal obligations.

The legal basis for this processing is §26 Para. 1 S. 1 BDSG in conjunction with Art. 88 Para. 1 GDPR.

If we do not hire you, we will automatically delete the data submitted to us two months after the final decision is made. We will not delete the data, however, if we must store the data for legal reasons such as evidence of equal treatment of applicants, until any legal action is concluded, or four months.

In this case, the legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR and §24 Para. 1 No. 2 BDSG. Our legitimate interest lies in any legal defense we may have to mount .

If you expressly consent to a longer storage of your data, e.g. for your inclusion in a database of applicants or interested parties, the data will be processed further on the basis of your consent. The legal basis is then Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR. You may withdraw your consent at any time with future effect per Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR with future effect.

Contests

We offer you the opportunity to take part in contests on our website. If you participate in one of our competitions, the data you provide when you enter will be processed without your further consent, but only to run the contest.

As part of the competition, we will pass on your data to the transport company entrusted with the delivery of the goods or to a financial service provider if the transfer is necessary for the delivery or payment of your winnings. If you win and your information is to be published, you will be informed of this in the declaration of consent.

The legal basis for the transfer of this data is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.

Your consent to the processing of your data for participation in our competitions may be exercised in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR with future effect. All you have to do is inform us that you are revoking your consent.

Twitter

We maintain an online presence on Twitter to present our company and our services and to communicate with customers/prospects. Twitter is a service provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.

We would like to point out that this might cause user data to be processed outside the European Union, particularly in the United States. This may increase risks for users that, for example, may make subsequent access to the user data more difficult. We also do not have access to this user data. Access is only available to Twitter. Twitter Inc. is certified under the Privacy Shield and committed to adhering to European privacy standards.

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TORzAAO&status=Active

The privacy policy of Twitter can be found at

https://twitter.com/privacy

Pinterest

We maintain an online presence on Pinterest to present our company and our services and to communicate with customers/prospects. Pinterest is a service of Pinterest Inc., 651 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA, 94107, USA.

We would like to point out that this might cause user data to be processed outside the European Union, particularly in the United States. This may increase risks for users that, for example, may make subsequent access to the user data more difficult. We also do not have access to this user data. Access is only available to Pinterest. Pinterest Inc. is certified under the Privacy Shield and committed to comply with European privacy standards.

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt00000008VVzAAM&status=Active

The Pinterest privacy policy can be found here:

https://policy.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy

YouTube

We maintain an online presence on YouTube to present our company and our services and to communicate with customers/prospects. YouTube is a service of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, a subsidiary of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA.

We would like to point out that this might cause user data to be processed outside the European Union, particularly in the United States. This may increase risks for users that, for example, may make subsequent access to the user data more difficult. We also do not have access to this user data. Access is only available to YouTube. Google LLC is certified under the Privacy Shield and committed to comply with European privacy standards.

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

The YouTube privacy policy can be found here:

https://policies.google.com/privacy

LinkedIn

We maintain an online presence on LinkedIn to present our company and our services and to communicate with customers/prospects. LinkedIn is a service of LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Irland, a subsidiary of LinkedIn Corporation, 1000 W. Maude Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085, USA.

We would like to point out that this might cause user data to be processed outside the European Union, particularly in the United States. This may increase risks for users that, for example, may make subsequent access to the user data more difficult. We also do not have access to this user data. Access is only available to LinkedIn. LinkedIn Corporation is certified under the Privacy Shield and committed to comply with European privacy standards.

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000L0UZAA0&status=Active

The LinkedIn privacy policy can be found here:

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Facebook

To advertise our products and services as well as to communicate with interested parties or customers, we have a presence on the Facebook platform.

On this social media platform, we are jointly responsible with Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland.

The data protection officer of Facebook can be reached via this contact form:

https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/540977946302970

We have defined the joint responsibility in an agreement regarding the respective obligations within the meaning of the GDPR. This agreement, which sets out the reciprocal obligations, is available at the following link:

https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum

The legal basis for the processing of the resulting and subsequently disclosed personal data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, communication, sales, and promotion of our products and services.

The legal basis may also be your consent per Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR granted to the platform operator. Per Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR, you may revoke this consent with the platform operator at any time with future effect.

When accessing our online presence on the Facebook platform, Facebook Ireland Ltd. as the operator of the platform in the EU will process your data (e.g. personal information, IP address, etc.).

This data of the user is used for statistical information on the use of our company presence on Facebook. Facebook Ireland Ltd. uses this data for market research and advertising purposes as well as for the creation of user profiles. Based on these profiles, Facebook Ireland Ltd. can provide advertising both within and outside of Facebook based on your interests. If you are logged into Facebook at the time you access our site, Facebook Ireland Ltd. will also link this data to your user account.

If you contact us via Facebook, the personal data your provide at that time will be used to process the request. We will delete this data once we have completely responded to your query, unless there are legal obligations to retain the data, such as for subsequent fulfillment of contracts.

Facebook Ireland Ltd. might also set cookies when processing your data.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time. The instructions to do this depend on the browser and system being used. For Flash cookies, the processing cannot be prevented by the settings in your browser, but instead by making the appropriate settings in your Flash player. If you prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, not all of the functions of Facebook may be fully usable.

Details on the processing activities, their suppression, and the deletion of the data processed by Facebook can be found in its privacy policy:

https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation

It cannot be excluded that the processing by Facebook Ireland Ltd. will also take place in the United States by Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025.

Facebook Inc. has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, thereby complying with the data protection requirements of the EU when processing data in the USA.

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

Instagram

To advertise our products and services as well as to communicate with interested parties or customers, we have a presence on the Instagram platform.

On this social media platform, we are jointly responsible with Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2 Ireland.

The data protection officer of Instagram can be reached via this contact form:

https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/540977946302970

We have defined the joint responsibility in an agreement regarding the respective obligations within the meaning of the GDPR. This agreement, which sets out the reciprocal obligations, is available at the following link:

https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum

The legal basis for the processing of the resulting and subsequently disclosed personal data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, communication, sales, and promotion of our products and services.

The legal basis may also be your consent per Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR granted to the platform operator. Per Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR, you may revoke this consent with the platform operator at any time with future effect.

When accessing our online presence on the Instagram platform, Facebook Ireland Ltd. as the operator of the platform in the EU will process your data (e.g. personal information, IP address, etc.).

This data of the user is used for statistical information on the use of our company presence on Instagram. Facebook Ireland Ltd. uses this data for market research and advertising purposes as well as for the creation of user profiles. Based on these profiles, Facebook Ireland Ltd. can provide advertising both within and outside of Instagram based on your interests. If you are logged into Instagram at the time you access our site, Facebook Ireland Ltd. will also link this data to your user account.

If you contact us via Instagram, the personal data your provide at that time will be used to process the request. We will delete this data once we have completely responded to your query, unless there are legal obligations to retain the data, such as for subsequent fulfillment of contracts.

Facebook Ireland Ltd. might also set cookies when processing your data.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time. The instructions to do this depend on the browser and system being used. For Flash cookies, the processing cannot be prevented by the settings in your browser, but instead by making the appropriate settings in your Flash player. If you prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, not all of the functions of Instagram may be fully usable.

Details on the processing activities, their suppression, and the deletion of the data processed by Instagram can be found in its privacy policy:

https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875

It cannot be excluded that the processing by Facebook Ireland Ltd. will also take place in the United States by Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025.

Facebook Inc. has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, thereby complying with the data protection requirements of the EU when processing data in the USA.

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

Social media links via graphics

We also integrate the following social media sites into our website. The integration takes place via a linked graphic of the respective site. The use of these graphics stored on our own servers prevents the automatic connection to the servers of these networks for their display. Only by clicking on the corresponding graphic will you be forwarded to the service of the respective social network.

Once you click, that network may record information about you and your visit to our site. It cannot be ruled out that such data will be processed in the United States.

Initially, this data includes such things as your IP address, the date and time of your visit, and the page visited. If you are logged into your user account on that network, however, the network operator might assign the information collected about your visit to our site to your personal account. If you interact by clicking Like, Share, etc., this information can be stored your personal user account and possibly posted on the respective network. To prevent this, you need to log out of your social media account before clicking on the graphic. The various social media networks also offer settings that you can configure accordingly.

The following social networks are integrated into our site by linked graphics:

Facebook

Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, a subsidiary of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.

Privacy Policy: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

EU-US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

twitter

Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA

Privacy Policy: https://twitter.com/privacy

EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/…0000TORzAAO&status=Active

Pinterest

Pinterest Inc., 651 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA, 94107, USA.

Privacy Policy: https://policy.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy

EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt00000008VVzAAM&status=Active

YouTube

Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland, a subsidiary of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA

Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy

EU-US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

LinkedIn

LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Irland, a subsidiary of LinkedIn Corporation, 1000 W. Maude Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085 USA.

Privacy Policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

EU-US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000L0UZAA0&status=Active

Facebook plug-in

Our website uses the plug-in of the Facebook social network. Facebook.com is a service provided by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. In the EU, this service is also operated by Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, hereinafter both referred to as "Facebook."

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

Facebook guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of our website.

Further information about the possible plug-ins and their respective functions is available from Facebook at

https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/

If the plug-in is stored on one of the pages you visit on our website, your browser will download an icon for the plug-in from Facebook's servers in the USA. For technical reasons, it is necessary for Facebook to process your IP address. In addition, the date and time of your visit to our website will also be recorded.

If you are logged in to Facebook while visiting one of our plugged-in websites, the information collected by the plug-in from your specific visit will be recognized by Facebook. The information collected may then be assigned to your personal account at Facebook. If, for example, you use the Facebook Like button, this information will be stored in your Facebook account and published on the Facebook platform. If you want to prevent this, you must either log out of Facebook before visiting our website or use an add-on for your browser to prevent the Facebook plug-in from loading.

Further information about the collection and use of data as well as your rights and protection options in Facebook's privacy policy found at

https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Twitter plug-in

Our website uses the plug-in of the Twitter social network. The Twitter service is operated by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA ("Twitter").

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TORzAAO&status=Active

Twitter guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of our website.

If the plug-in is stored on one of the pages you visit on our website, your browser will download an icon for the plug-in from Twitter's servers in the USA. For technical reasons, it is necessary for Twitter to process your IP address. In addition, the date and time of your visit to our website will also be recorded.

If you are logged in to Twitter while visiting one of our plugged-in websites, the information collected by the plug-in from your specific visit will be recognized by Twitter. The information collected may then be assigned to your personal account at Twitter. If, for example, you use the Twitter Tweet button, this information will be stored in your Twitter account and may be published on the Twitter platform. To prevent this, you must either log out of Twitter before visiting our site or make the appropriate settings in your Twitter account.

Further information about the collection and use of data as well as your rights and protection options in Twitter's privacy policy found at

https://twitter.com/privacy

Google+ plug-in

We use the plug-in of the Google+ social network on our website. Google+ is an online service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland (hereinafter: Google).

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of our website.

Further information about the possible plug-ins and their respective functions is available from Google at

https://developers.google.com/+/web/ 

If the plug-in is stored on one of the pages you visit on our website, your browser will download an icon for the plug-in from Google's servers in the USA. For technical reasons, it is necessary for Google to process your IP address. In addition, the date and time of your visit to our website will also be recorded.

If you are logged in to Google while visiting one of our plugged-in websites, the information collected by the plug-in from your specific visit will be recognized by Google. The information collected may then be assigned to your personal account at Google. If, for example, you use the +1 button, this information will be stored in your Google Account and may be published on the Google platform. To prevent this, you must either log out of Google before visiting our site or make the appropriate settings in your Google account.

Further information about the collection and use of data as well as your rights and protection options in Google's privacy policy found at

https://policies.google.com/privacy

Shariff social media buttons

Our website uses the plug-ins of the following social networks. To integrate these plug-ins, we use the Shariff plug-in.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of our website.

Shariff is an open source program developed by c't and heise. By integrating this plug-in, linked graphics prevent the following social network plug-ins from automatically establishing a connection to the respective social networks server when you visit website(s) on which the plug-ins are integrated. Only if you click on one of these linked graphics will you be forwarded to the service of the respective social network. Only then will information about your use of our site be recorded by the respective social network. This information may include your IP address, the date and time you visited our site, as well as the pages you viewed.

If you are logged in to one of the social network services while visiting one of our plugged-in websites, the information collected by the plug-in from your specific visit will be recognized by the provider of that social network and assigned to your personal user account there and/or publish information about your interaction with our site there. If, for example, you use the a share button for the social network, this information may be stored in your user account there and published on the platform of the respective social network provider. To prevent this, you must either log out of the social network before clicking the graphic or make the appropriate settings in your social network account.

Further information about Shariff is available at

http://www.heise.de/ct/artikel/Shariff-Social-Media-Buttons-mit-Datenschutz-2467514.html

The following social networks are integrated into our website:

Google+ operated by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland

Privacy information is available at https://policies.google.com/privacy

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

Facebook operated by Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA, operated within the EU by Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland. 

Privacy information can be found at https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

Facebook guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

Twitter operated by Twitter Inc, 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA.

Privacy information can be found at https://twitter.com/privacy

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TORzAAO&status=Active

Twitter guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics on our website. This is a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland (hereinafter: Google).

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

The Google Analytics service is used to analyze how our website is used. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization, and economic operation of our site.

Usage and user-related information, such as IP address, place, time, or frequency of your visits to our website will be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. However, we use Google Analytics with the so-called anonymization function, whereby Google truncates the IP address within the EU or the EEA before it is transmitted to the US.

The data collected in this way is in turn used by Google to provide us with an evaluation of visits to our website and what visitors do once there. This data can also be used to provide other services related to the use of our website and of the internet in general.

Google states that it will not connect your IP address to other data. In addition, Google provides further information with regard to its data protection practices at

https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/partners,

including options you can exercise to prevent such use of your data.

In addition, Google offers an opt-out add-on at

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

in addition with further information. This add-on can be installed on the most popular browsers and offers you further control over the data that Google collects when you visit our website. The add-on informs Google Analytics' JavaScript (ga.js) that no information about the website visit should be transmitted to Google Analytics. However, this does not prevent information from being transmitted to us or to other web analytics services we may use as detailed herein.

Matomo (formerly: PIWIK)

Our website uses Matomo (formerly: PIWIK). This is open-source software with which we can analyze the use of our site. Data such as your IP address, the pages you visit, the website from which you came (referrer URL), the duration of your visit, and the frequency of your visits is processed.

Matomo stores a cookie on your device via your browser in order to collect this data. This cookie is valid for one week.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis and optimization of our website.

We use Matomo with the "Automatically Anonymize Visitor IPs" function. This anonymization function truncates your IP address by two bytes so that it is impossible to assign it to you or to the internet connection you are using.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above.

In addition, you have the option of terminating the analysis of your usage behavior by opting out. By confirming the link

[HERE ADD INSERT IFRAME FROM MATOMO WITH OPT-OUT-COOKIE]

a cookie is stored on your device via your browser to prevent any further analysis. Please note, however, that you must click the above link again if you delete the cookies stored on your end device.

etracker web analytics

We use etracker on our website. This is a web analytics service provided by etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstr. 1, 20459 Hamburg, hereinafter referred to as "etracker".

etracker is used to analyze how our website is used. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization, and economic operation of our site.

To analyze usage behavior, etracker stores cookies on your device via your browser and creates a pseudonymous usage profile. However, the data processed in this way will not be used to identify you personally without your separate consent nor will this data be merged with other personal data.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above.

In addition, you have the option of terminating the analysis of your usage behavior by opting out. By confirming the link

http://www.etracker.de/privacy?et=V23Jbb

a cookie is stored on your device via your browser to prevent any further analysis. Please note, however, that you must click the above link again if you delete the cookies stored on your end device.

Hotjar web analytics

We use Hotjar on our website. This is a web analytics service provided by Hotjar Ltd, Level 2, St Julians Business Centre, 3, Elia Zammit Street, St Julians STJ 1000, Malta, Europe, hereinafter referred to as "Hotjar".

Hotjar is used to analyze how our website is used. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization, and economic operation of our site.

Hotjar allows us to monitor your usage behaviour on our website, such as logging and evaluating your mouse movements or mouse clicks. However, your visit to our website will be anonymized. In addition, information about your operating system, your internet browser, incoming or outgoing links, the geographical origin of your access, and the type and resolution of the device you are using are evaluated by Hotjar and processed for statistical purposes. Hotjar can also obtain direct feedback from you. Hotjar offers further information about its data protection practices at

https://www.hotjar.com/privacy

In addition, you have the option of terminating the analysis of your usage behavior by opting out. By confirming the link

https://www.hotjar.com/opt-out

a cookie is stored on your device via your browser to prevent any further analysis. Please note, however, that you must click the above link again if you delete the cookies stored on your end device.

Criteo web analytics

We use Criteo on our website for analytics and custom display of advertising. Criteo is a service of Criteo SA, 32 Rue Blanche, 75009 Paris, hereinafter referred to as "Criteo".

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization, and economic operation of our site.

Information about your visit to our website and your activities on the websites of our advertising partners is collected via tracking cookies and similar storage techniques. This information includes, for example, the number of sub-pages, advertisements, and products you view, the search function you use, information about your device (type, operating system, version), and/or your location, in order, for example, to advertise only regionally available products or services. Criteo uses a technical ID that records the products you look at and your search behavior. According to Criteo, however, this does not identify you as a person; only anonymous information about your possible interests is determined.

After evaluation of the collected information, Criteo places individual advertisements on our website or on the websites of our advertising partners ("publishers").

These publishers can use cookies stored on your device via your browser to determine whether an advertisement from the

Criteo advertising network should be displayed.

Criteo processes your complete IP address exclusively for the following purposes:

- to detect fraud, i.e. visits not due to human behavior;

- give credit for sales (conversions);

- provide marketing reports with aggregated data.  

At

https://www.criteo.com/de/privacy/

you find further data protection information as well as information about the analysis and advertisements.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above.

You can also use the above link to prevent the analysis of your visit by means of an opt-out cookie. A cookie will be stored on your device via your browser to prevent any further analysis. Please note, however, that you must click the above link again if you delete the cookies stored on your end device.

IONOS Tracking MYWEBSITE

We use MyWebsite on our website. This is a service of 1 & 1 IONOS SE, Elgendorfer Str. 57, 56410 Montabaur, hereinafter referred to as "MyWebsite".

MyWebsite stores tracking cookies on your device via your internet browser, which are based on the Snowplow Analytics technology from Snowplow Analytics Limited, 32-38, Scrutton Street, London, United Kingdom.
With the help of these cookies, it can be evaluated e.g. how often you visit our website or which (sub) pages of our website are accessed. 1 & 1 IONOS SE states that no personal data will be recorded.

The legal basis is Art.  6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the improvement and optimisation of our website.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. You can find more information on this under “Cookies” above.

IONOS WebAnalytics

We use WebAnalytics on our website. This is an analysis service from 1 & 1 IONOS SE, Elgendorfer Str. 57, 56410 Montabaur, Germany, hereinafter referred to only as “WebAnalytics”, with which we can analyse the use of our website.

For analysis, data is collected on the type and version of your internet browser, your operating system, the type of your device, the website from which you came to our site (referrer URL), the page(s) of our website that you visit or the files that you request, the date and time of the relevant access and the anonymized IP address of the internet connection from which the use of our website is made.

The legal basis is Art.  6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimisation and improvement, as well as the economic operation of our website.

Jetpack - WordPress Stats

Our website uses Jetpack with the WordPress Stats extension. This is a web analysis service provided by Automattic Inc, 132 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA, hereinafter referred to as "Automattic".

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000CbqcAAC&status=Active

Automattic guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

The Jetpack: WordPress Stats services is used to analyze how our website is used. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization, and economic operation of our site.

Jetpack: WordPress Stats stores cookies on your device via your browser in order to analyze how you use our site.

Data such as your IP address, the pages you visit, the website from which you came (referrer URL), the duration of your visit, and the frequency of your visits will be processed. The data collected will be stored on an Automattic server in the USA. However, your IP address will be made anonymous immediately after processing and before it is stored.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above.

Pixel tags from Verwertungsgesellschaft WORT (VG WORT)

Our website uses the VG WORT counter pixels provided by INFOnline GmbH, Forum Bonn Nord, Brühler Str. 9, 53119 Bonn as scalable central measurement method.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the optimization and economic operation of our website and the preservation of our copyright interests with regard to the contents of our site.

The pixel code is a graphic placed on our website to collect key statistical data. This makes it possible to calculate the likelihood of content being copied based on the number of hits and the nature of the contents itself. This data is collected anonymously. In order to be able to count hits and return visits, either a so-called session cookie is stored on your device by your browser or a signature is created from various information in your browser (e.g. user agent, screen resolution, etc.). However, your IP address will only be processed in an anonymized form. As an individual user, you cannot be identified at any time.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above. In addition, you may opt of this statistical measurement. By confirming the link

https://optout.ioam.de/

a cookie is stored on your device via your browser to prevent any further analysis. Please note, however, that you must click the above link again if you delete the cookies stored on your end device.

Google-Maps

Our website uses Google Maps to display our location and to provide directions. This is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland (hereinafter: Google).

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

To enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established whenever our website is accessed.

If you access the Google Maps components integrated into our website, Google will store a cookie on your device via your browser. Your user settings and data are processed to display our location and create a route description. We cannot prevent Google from using servers in the USA.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in optimizing the functionality of our website.

By connecting to Google in this way, Google can determine from which website your request has been sent and to which IP address the directions are transmitted.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above.

In addition, the use of Google Maps and the information obtained via Google Maps is governed by the Google Terms of Use https://policies.google.com/terms?gl=DE&hl=en and the Terms and Conditions for Google Maps https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html.

Google also offers further information at

https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated

https://policies.google.com/privacy

Google reCAPTCHA

Our website uses Google reCAPTCHA to check and prevent automated servers ("bots") from accessing and interacting with our website. This is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland (hereinafter: Google).

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

This service allows Google to determine from which website your request has been sent and from which IP address the reCAPTCHA input box has been used. In addition to your IP address, Google may collect other information necessary to provide and guarantee this service.   

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the security of our website and in the prevention of unwanted, automated access in the form of spam or similar.

Google offers detailed information at

https://policies.google.com/privacy

concerning the general handling of your user data.

Google Fonts

Our website uses Google Fonts to display external fonts. This is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland (hereinafter: Google).

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

To enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established whenever our website is accessed.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the optimization and economic operation of our site.

When you access our site, a connection to Google is established from which Google can identify the site from which your request has been sent and to which IP address the fonts are being transmitted for display.

Google offers detailed information at

https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated

https://policies.google.com/privacy

in particular on options for preventing the use of data.

FontAwesome

In order to be able to display fonts and visual elements of our website, we use FontAwesome’s external fonts.  FontAwesome is a service of

Fonticons Inc., 6 Porter Road, Apartment 3R, Cambridge, MA 02140, USA, hereinafter referred to as "FontAwesome".

When you access our website, a connection is established to the FontAwesome server in the USA in order to enable and update the display of fonts and visual elements.

The legal basis is Art.  6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the optimisation and economic operation of our website.

By connecting to the FontAwesome server when you access our website, FontAwesome can determine from which website your request was sent and to which IP address the font should be sent.

At

https://fontawesome.com/privacy

FontAwesome offers further information, in particular on the options for preventing data use.

GOOGLE Custom Search Engine ("CSE")

For full-text search on the website, we use the Google Custom Search Engine (CSE). CSE is a service of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland, hereinafter Google.

Google is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield, thereby ensuring compliance with EU data protection regulations when processing data in the US. 
 
https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

CSE makes it possible to do a full-text search for content on our website. Access to this search function is via the Google Custom Search search box.

The legal basis for this processing of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest is in the user-friendliness of the website.

The feature is integrated into website without modification as a software module from Google.
If the search is activated by entering a search term, Google uses a plug-in to load the information you are looking for. At the same time, the search terms you enter and your IP address are transmitted to Google in order to perform the search and display the search results.

If you are logged into your existing Google Account at the time of the search, Google may associate the collected information with your user profile.

Google offers further information, in particular your options to prevent this use of your data, at the following links:

https://policies.google.com/privacy
https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated

OpenStreetMap

For directions on our site, we use OpenStreetMap, a service of the OpenStreetMap Foundation, St John's Innovation Centre, Cowley Road, Cambridge, CB4 0WS, United Kingdom, hereinafter referred to as "OpenStreetMap".

When you access one of our Internet pages that includes the OpenStreetMap service, OpenStreetMap stores a cookie on your terminal device via your browser. This processes your user settings and user data for the purpose of displaying the page or guaranteeing the functionality of the OpenStreetMap service. Through this processing, OpenStreetMap can recognize the website from which your request has been sent and to which IP address the directions should be transmitted. 

The legal basis for collecting and processing this information is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the optimization and economic operation of our site.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above.

OpenStreetMap offers further information about its data collection and processing as well your rights and your options for protecting your privacy at this link:

https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_Policy.

HERE Maps

On our website we use the HERE Maps service to depict a route description.  This is a service of HERE Global B.V., Kennedyplein 222-226, 5611 ZT Eindhoven, The Netherlands, hereinafter referred to as "HERE".

In order to be able to display locations, a connection to the HERE server is required in addition to the querying of your IP address by HERE.  HERE initially uses your IP address exclusively to provide your Internet browser or yourself with the relevant information.  Your IP address is therefore required for the provision of the service.  However, HERE can use this connection to recognize that the request comes from our website and to which IP address the representations are to be sent.

In addition, HERE will store a cookie on your device via your internet browser.  This cookie is used to display the page and the associated functions in which HERE is integrated, and to process user settings and data.

If you do not consent to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your internet browser.  You can find details on this under "Cookies".

The legal basis is Art.  6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the optimisation of the functionality of our website.

If you have given your consent, in particular by making the appropriate setting in your Internet browser, HERE can also process your approximate location using your IP address.  The legal basis is Art.  6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR. Consent can be revoked at any time in the future by setting your internet browser accordingly.

At

https://legal.here.com/de-de/privacy/policy 

HERE offers further information on data processing.

Mapbox API

For directions. we use Mapbox API, a service of Mapbox Inc., 740 15th Street NW, 5th Floor, Washington, District of Columbia 20005, USA, hereinafter referred to as "Mapbox".

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

(https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000CbWQAA0&status=Active)

CloudFlare guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

The legal basis for collecting and processing this information is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in optimizing the functionality of our website.

When you access one of our pages that includes the Mapbox service, Mapbox stores a cookie on your terminal device via your browser. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our app including your IP address is transmitted to a Mapbox server in the USA and stored there. This data is processed for the purpose of displaying the page or ensuring the functionality of the Mapbox service. Mapbox may share this information with third parties where required to do so by law or where the information is processed by third parties on behalf of Mapbox.

The "Terms of Service" provided by Mapbox at https://www.mapbox.com/tos/#maps contain further information about the use of Mapbox and the data obtained by Mapbox.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above. However, it will then no longer be possible to use the Mapbox service via our website.

In addition, Mapbox offers further information about how it collects and uses your data, your rights, and how to protect your privacy at the following link:

https://www.mapbox.com/privacy/.

YouTube

We use YouTube on our website. This is a video portal operated by YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA, hereinafter referred to as "YouTube".

YouTube is a subsidiary of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland, hereinafter referred to as "Google".

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google and its subsidiary YouTube guarantee that they will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

We use YouTube in its advanced privacy mode to show you videos. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of our website. According to YouTube, the advanced privacy mode means that the data specified below will only be transmitted to the YouTube server if you actually start a video.

Without this mode, a connection to the YouTube server in the USA will be established as soon as you access any of our webpages on which a YouTube video is embedded.

This connection is required in order to be able to display the respective video on our website within your browser. YouTube will record and process at a minimum your IP address, the date and time the video was displayed, as well as the website you visited. In addition, a connection to the DoubleClick advertising network of Google is established.

If you are logged in to YouTube when you access our site, YouTube will assign the connection information to your YouTube account. To prevent this, you must either log out of YouTube before visiting our site or make the appropriate settings in your YouTube account.

For the purpose of functionality and analysis of usage behavior, YouTube permanently stores cookies on your device via your browser. If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above.

Further information about the collection and use of data as well as your rights and protection options in Google's privacy policy found at

https://policies.google.com/privacy

Vimeo

We use Vimeo to display videos on our website. This is a service of Vimeo, LLC, 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA, hereinafter referred to as "Vimeo."

Some of the user data is processed on Vimeo servers in the USA. Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

(https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt00000008V77AAE&status=Active)

Vimeo guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

The legal basis for collecting and processing this information is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of our website.

When you access a page on our website that has Vimeo embedded in it, a connection to Vimeo's servers in the USA is established. For technical reasons, it is necessary for Vimeo to process your IP address. In addition, the date and time of your visit to our website will also be recorded.

If you are logged into Vimeo while visiting one of our webpages containing a Vimeo video, Vimeo will associate information about your interaction with our site to your Vimeo account. If you wish to prevent this, you must either log out of Vimeo before visiting our website or configure your Vimeo user account accordingly.

For the purpose of functionality and usage analysis, Vimeo uses Google Analytics. Google Analytics stores cookies on your terminal device via your browser and transmits information about the use of those websites in which a Vimeo video is embedded to Google. It is possible that Google will process this information in the USA.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above.

The legal basis for collecting and processing this information is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of our website and in Vimeo's legitimate interest in statistically analyzing user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes.

Vimeo offers further information about its data collection and processing as well your rights and your options for protecting your privacy at this link:

http://vimeo.com/privacy.

eKomi

[Important notice from ratgeberrecht.eu: In order to be able to use eKomi effectively, the prior consent of the customer is also required!]

We use eKomi to record and display customer ratings. This is a service provided by eKomi Ltd., Markgrafenstr. 11, 10969 Berlin, Germany, hereinafter referred to as "eKomi".

When you access our reviews, eKomi stores a cookie on your terminal device via your browser. This cookie is deleted as soon as you close your browser. Furthermore, eKomi processes your IP address in order to display the ratings.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above.

The legal basis for collecting and processing this information is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in improving our marketing.

In order to be able to leave a review, you will receive an email from eKomi after your order has been processed, but only with your consent, asking you to submit an evaluation. In order to trigger this request for evaluation, we will transmit individual data of your order, such as your name, your email address, your order number, and item numbers to eKomi. If you rate us, your rating will be published both on our website and on the eKomi website.

The legal basis for collecting and processing this information is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR. You may withdraw your consent at any time with future effect per Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR.

eKomi offers further information about its data collection and processing as well your rights and your options for protecting your privacy at this link:

http://www.ekomi.de/de/datenschutz/.

AUSGEZEICHNET.ORG

To display the reviews we have collected from the rating service Ausgezeichnet.org, we use a display application provided by its operator AUBII GmbH, Alsterufer 34, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.

To display the application, a cookie will be set on your device. This cookie will be deleted as soon as you close your browser. In addition, Ausgezeichnet.org captures your IP address to deliver the displayed information.

The legal basis for this processing of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our justified interest lies in the optimal marketing of our services.

You can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings on your internet browser.

The privacy policy of Ausgezeichnet.org can be accessed here: https://www.ausgezeichnet.org/datenschutz/

CloudFlare

To secure our website and to optimize loading times, we use the CloudFlare CDN (content delivery network). This is a service of Cloudflare Inc., 101 Townsend Street, San Francisco, California 94107, USA, hereinafter referred to as "CloudFlare".

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

(https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnZKAA0&status=Active)

CloudFlare guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

The legal basis for collecting and processing this information is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the secure operation of our website and in its optimization.

If you access our website, your queries are forwarded to CloudFlare servers. Statistical access data about your visit to our website is collected and CloudFlare stores a cookie on your terminal device via your browser. Access data includes

- your IP address;

- the page(s) on our site that you access;

- type and version of internet browser you are using;

- your operating system;

- the website from which you came prior to visiting our website (referrer URL);

- your length of stay on our site; and 

- the frequency with which our pages are accessed.

The data is used by CloudFlare for statistical evaluations of the accesses as well as for the security and optimization of the offer.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above.

CloudFlare offers further information about its data collection and processing as well your rights and your options for protecting your privacy at this link:

https://www.cloudflare.com/privacypolicy/.

wao.io

We use wao.io on our website. wao.io is used to protect our website from harmful attacks and to optimise its loading speed.  wao.io is a service of Sevenval Technologies GmbH, Bahnhofsvorplatz 1, 50667 Cologne, Germany, hereinafter simply referred to as "wao.io".

To transmit the content of our website, your IP address is processed by wao.io and stored in anonymous form in so-called log files for a period of seven days.  wao.io also stores a cookie on your device via your internet browser.  This cookie is a so-called session cookie that is automatically deleted when you close your Internet browser.  In addition, permanent cookies are stored for the analysis and optimisation of our website, which enable us to carry out a pseudonymised analysis of web page visits and user behaviour on our website.  These cookies are valid for around 30 minutes and one year.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. You can find more information on this under “Cookies” above.

The legal basis is Art.  6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in speeding up loading times and protecting our website, as well as in analysing and optimising our website.

jsdelivr.net-CDN

We use the service jsdeliver.com, a content delivery network ("CDN"), on our website to optimise the retrieval speed, the design and presentation of the content of our website on different devices.  This is an open source service provided by Prospectone Sp.z.o.o., ul. Krolweska 65A, 30-081, Cracow, Poland.

In order to be able to deliver the content of our website quickly, the service uses so-called JavaScript libraries.  Corresponding files are loaded from a third-party server that records your IP address.  We have no influence on whether your IP address is processed by third parties for statistical purposes.

At

https://www.jsdelivr.com/privacy-policy-jsdelivr-net 

Prospectone Sp.z.o.o. offers further data protection information.

The legal basis is Art.  6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in speeding up loading times and protecting our website, as well as in analysing and optimising our website.

To completely prevent jsdeliver.net from executing the JavaScript code, you can install a so-called JavaScript blocker, such as noscript.net or ghostery.com. If you were to prevent or restrict the execution of the Java Script code, this can mean that for technical reasons not all the content and functions of our website may be available.

BootstrapCDN

We use the service BootstrapCDN, a content delivery network (“CDN”), on our website to optimise the speed of retrieval, the design and presentation of the contents of our website on different devices.  This is a service of StackPath, LLC, 2021 McKinney Ave.  Suite 1100, Dallas, TX 75201, USA, hereinafter simply referred to as "BootstrapCDN".

In order to be able to deliver the content of our website quickly, the service uses so-called JavaScript libraries.  Corresponding files are loaded from a BootstrapCDN server that records your IP address. 

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000CbahAAC&status=Active

BootstrapCDN guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations also when processing data in the United States.

At

https://www.stackpath.com/legal/master-service-agreement/#privacy  

Prospectone Sp.z.o.o. offers further data protection information.

The legal basis is Art.  6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in speeding up loading times and protecting our website, as well as in analysing and optimising our website.

To totally prevent the execution of BootstrapCDN’s JavaScript code, you can install a so-called JavaScript blocker, such as noscript.net or ghostery.com.  If you were to prevent or restrict the execution of the Java Script code, this can mean that for technical reasons not all the content and functions of our website may be available.

jQuery CDN

We use the service jQuery CDN, a Content Delivery Network ("CDN"), on our website to optimise the retrieval speed, the design and presentation of the content of our website on different devices. 

This is a service of the jQuery Foundation, hereinafter referred to as "jQuery". jQuery is distributed for the JS Foundation via the StackPath CDN.

In order to be able to deliver the content of our website quickly, the service uses so-called JavaScript libraries.  Relevant files are loaded from the CDN server if they are not already available in your browser cache when you visit another website.  In the case of a connection to the CDN server, your IP address is recorded.  It cannot be ruled out that a connection will be established to a server outside the EU.

The legal basis is Art.  6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in speeding up loading times and protecting our website, as well as in analysing and optimising our website.

To totally prevent the execution of jQuery’s JavaScript code, you can install a so-called JavaScript blocker, such as noscript.net or ghostery.com. . If you were to prevent or restrict the execution of the Java Script code, this can mean that for technical reasons not all the content and functions of our website may be available.

Cookiebot

We use Cookiebot to display cookie banners. Cookiebot is a product of Cybot A/S, Havnegade 39, 1058 Copenhagen, Denmark, hereinafter "Cybot."

Cookiebot informs you about the use of cookies on the website and allows you to make a decision about their use.

If you agree to the use of cookies, the following data will be automatically recorded by Cybot:

• your anonymized IP address;
• the date and time of your consent;
• the user agent of your browser;
• the provider's URL;
• an anonymous, random, and encrypted key.
• your cookie status which serves as proof of consent.

The encrypted key and cookie status are stored by means of a cookie on your device to enable the corresponding cookie status to be restored when you return to our site. This cookie automatically deletes after 12 months. 

The legal basis for this processing of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest is in the user-friendliness of the website and the fulfillment of the statutory requirements of GDPR.

You can prevent cookies from being installed and/or delete this cookie by adjusting the settings on your internet browser.

Go to this link to read the Cybot privacy policy:

https://www.cookiebot.com/de/privacy-policy/

Amazon Associates (PartnerNet)

Our website participates in the Amazon Associates program, known as PartnerNet in German. This is a service provided by Amazon Europe Core S.à r.l., 5 Rue Plaetis, 2338 Luxembourg, Luxembourg. Advertisements from Amazon.de are placed on our website via the Amazon Associates program. If you click on one of these advertisements, you will be redirected to the corresponding offer on the Amazon website. If you subsequently decide to purchase the advertised product there, we will receive a commission from Amazon.

Amazon uses cookies to allow this service to work. With the help of these cookies, Amazon can verify that you were forwarded from our website to its website.

Amazon offers further information about data protection at this link:

https://www.amazon.de/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=201909010.

The legal basis for collecting and processing this information is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in ensuring that our commissions are processed and paid by Amazon.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above.

Google AdWords with Conversion Tracking

Our website uses Google AdWords and conversion tracking. This is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland (hereinafter: Google).

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

We use conversion tracking to provide targeted promotion of our site. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization, and economic operation of our site.

If you click on an ad placed by Google, the conversion tracking we use stores a cookie on your device. These so-called conversion cookies expire after 30 days and do not otherwise identify you personally.

If the cookie is still valid and you visit a specific page of our website, both we and Google can evaluate that you clicked on one of our ads placed on Google and that you were then forwarded to our website.

The data collected in this way is in turn used by Google to provide us with an evaluation of visits to our website and what visitors do once there. In addition, we receive information about the number of users who clicked on our advertisement(s) as well as about the pages on our site that are subsequently visited. Neither we nor third parties who also use Google AdWords will be able to identify you from this conversion tracking.

You can also prevent or restrict the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Likewise, you can use the browser to delete cookies that have already been stored. However, the steps and measures required vary, depending on the browser you use. If you have any questions, please use the help function or consult the documentation for your browser or contact its maker for support.

In addition, Google provides further information with regard to its data protection practices at

https://services.google.com/sitestats/de.html

http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/ 

http://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

in particular information on how you can prevent the use of your data.

Google AdSense

We use Google AdSense on our website to integrate advertisements. This is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland (hereinafter: Google).

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

Google AdSense stores cookies and web beacons on your device via your browser. This enables Google to analyze how you use our website. In addition to your IP address and the advertising formats displayed, the information thus collected will be transmitted to Google in the USA and stored there. Google may also share this information with third parties. Google states that it will not connect your IP address to other data.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization, and economic operation of our site.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above.

In addition, Google offers an opt-out add-on at

https://policies.google.com/privacy

https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated

in particular on options for preventing the use of data.

Google Remarketing

We use the remarketing function on our website. This is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland (hereinafter: Google).

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

We use this feature to deliver interest-based, personalized advertising on third-party websites that also participate in Google's advertising network.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization, and economic operation of our site.

To allow this advertising service to function, Google stores a cookie with a sequence of numbers on your device via your browser when you visit our website. This cookie records both your visit and the use of our website in anonymous form. However, personal data will not be passed on. If you subsequently visit a third-party website that also uses the Google advertising network, advertising may appear that refers to our website or our offers there.

To permanently disable this feature, Google provides a browser plugin for most common browsers at

https://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin?hl=de

Likewise, the use of cookies from certain providers, e.g. via

http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/

or

http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/

can be deactivated by opt-out.

Cross-device marketing allows Google to track your usage patterns across multiple devices, so you may see interest-based, personalized advertising even when you switch devices. However, this requires that you have agreed to link your browsing history to your existing Google account.

Google offers more information about Google Remarketing at

http://www.google.com/privacy/ads/

Microsoft Bing Ads

Our website uses Bing Ads for remarketing and follow-up. This is a service of Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052 - 6399, USA, hereinafter referred to as "Microsoft", based on so-called Universal Event Tracking (UEN).

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

(https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000KzNaAAK&status=Active)

Microsoft guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

The legal basis for collecting and processing this information is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization, and economic operation of our site.

If you click on an advertisement placed by us on the Bing search engine, Microsoft stores a cookie on your terminal device to track your activity via your browser. This cookie expires after 180 days and is not used for personal identification. If you visit certain pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, both Microsoft and we may recognize that you have clicked on an advertisement placed by us at Bing and have been forwarded to our website from there.

Microsoft uses the information collected by the tracking cookie to compile visit statistics for us. This provides us with information on the number of hits triggered by the advertising placed on Bing and which pages on our site were subsequently accessed. However, we do not receive any information that could be used to identify you personally.

In addition, Microsoft may be able to track your user behavior across multiple devices using cross-device tracking. This enables Microsoft to display personalized advertising across all devices.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above.

If you have a Microsoft account, you can also change the settings for personalized advertising there at http://choice.microsoft.com/de-de/opt-out.

Microsoft also provides additional information about Bing Ads, the collection and use of data, and your rights and disclosures about how you can protect your privacy at https://help.bingads.microsoft.com/#apex/3/de/53056/2 and https://privacy.microsoft.com/de-de/privacystatement.

affilinet tracking cookies

We also advertise third-party offers and services on our website. If you enter into a contract with the third party after viewing our advertising for these third party offers, we will receive a commission for this referral.

We use the affilinet tracking cookie to record this successful conversion. However, this cookie does not store any of your personal data. Only our identification number as the affiliate advertiser and the serial number of the advertising material you clicked on (e.g. a banner or a text link) are recorded. We need this information for the purpose of processing and/or receiving payment of our commissions.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above.

MailChimp - Newsletter

We offer you the opportunity to register for our free newsletter via our website.

We use MailChimp, a service of The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 512 Means Street, Suite 404, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA, hereinafter referred to as "The Rocket Science Group".

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TO6hAAG&status=Active

the Rocket Science Group guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States. In addition, the Rocket Science Group offers further information about its data protection practices at

http://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

If you register for our free newsletter, the data requested from you for this purpose, i.e. your email address and, optionally, your name and address, will be processed by The Rocket Science Group. In addition, your IP address and the date and time of your registration will be saved. During the registration process, your consent to receive this newsletter will be obtained together with a concrete description of the type of content it will offer and reference made to this privacy policy.

The newsletter then sent out by The Rocket Science Group will also contain a tracking pixel called a web beacon. This pixel helps us evaluate whether and when you have read our newsletter and whether you have clicked any links contained therein. In addition to further technical data, such as data about your computer hardware and your IP address, the data processed will be stored so that we can optimize our newsletter and respond to the wishes of our readers. The data will therefore increase the quality and attractiveness of our newsletter.

The legal basis for sending the newsletter and the analysis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR.

You may revoke your prior consent to receive this newsletter under Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR with future effect. All you have to do is inform us that you are revoking your consent or click on the unsubscribe link contained in each newsletter.

Sendinblue

We offer you the opportunity to register for our free newsletter on our website.

We use Sendinblue to send newsletters. Sendinblue is a service provided by the company Sendinblue GmbH, Köpenicker Str. 126, 10179 Berlin, hereinafter referred to as " Sendinblue ".

If you sign up to receive our newsletter, the data requested during the registration process (your email address) will be processed by Sendinblue. For this your IP address and the date of your registration will be saved along with the time. As a further part of the registration process, your consent to the sending of the newsletter will be obtained, the content will be described in concrete terms and reference made to this data protection declaration.

Additionally at

https://www.newsletter2go.de/datenschutz/
https://www.sendinblue.com/legal/privacypolicy/

Informationen Newsletter-Empfänger - Sendinblue

Sendinblue offers further data protection information.

The newsletters sent by Sendinblue contain technologies by which we can analyse whether and when an email was opened and whether and which links contained in the newsletter were followed. We save this data in addition to the technical data (system data and IP address) so that the respective newsletter can be best tailored to your wishes and interests. The data thus collected is used to continuously improve the quality of our newsletters.

The legal basis for sending the newsletter and the analysis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a.) EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Consent to the newsletter being sent can be revoked at any time with future effect in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR. To do this, you only have to inform us of your revocation or click the unsubscribe link contained in each newsletter.

Newsletter via WhatsApp

You can also receive our free newsletter via the instant messaging service WhatsApp. WhatsApp is a service of WhatsApp Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland, a subsidiary of WhatsApp Inc, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, both hereinafter referred to as "WhatsApp". Some of the user data is processed on WhatsApp servers in the USA, which is certified according to the EU-US Privacy Shield.

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TSnwAAG&status=Active

WhatsApp guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States. In addition, WhatApp offers further information about its data protection practices at

https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/#privacy-policy

To receive our newsletter via WhatsApp, you need a WhatsApp account. Details of what information WhatsApp collects when you register can be found in WhatsApp's privacy policy.

If you then subscribe to our WhatsApp newsletter, the mobile number you entered during the subscription process will be processed by WhatsApp. In addition, your IP address and the date and time of your registration will be saved. During the registration process, your consent to receive this newsletter will be obtained together with a concrete description of the type of content it will offer and reference made to this privacy policy.

The legal basis for sending the newsletter and the analysis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR.

You may revoke your prior consent to receive this newsletter under Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR with future effect. All you have to do is inform us that you are revoking your consent. You can also block newsletter delivery by changing the settings in the WhatsApp software on your device.

LiveChat

We use the LiveChat service on our website for analytics purposes and as our live chat system. This is a service of LiveChat Inc., 1 International Pl, STE 1400 Boston, MA 02110 - 2619, USA, which is operated in the European Union by LiveChat Software SA. ul. Zwycięska 47, 53 - 033 Wrocław, Poland, hereinafter referred to as "LiveChat".

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

(https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000L16xAAC&status=Active)

LiveChat guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.

The legal basis for collecting and processing this information is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the effective and direct support of our customers and interested parties as well as the statistical analysis of visitor behavior for the purpose of optimizing and operating our website economically.

For statistical analysis of visitor behavior and operation of the live chat system, LiveChat stores a cookie on your terminal device via your browser. This cookie processes the anonymized data and creates a pseudonymized user profile. However, the data collected will not be used for your personal identification.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above.

LiveChat offers further information about its data collection and processing as well your rights and your options for protecting your privacy at this link:

https://www.livechatinc.com/legal/privacy-policy/#main.

Riddle

We use the Riddle service on our website to organize online surveys or quizzes. This is a service of Riddle Technologies AG, Lenaustr. 1, 66125 Saarbrücken, Germany, hereinafter referred to only as "Riddle".

The legal basis for collecting and processing this information is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the improvement of the user experience on our website and its optimization.

Riddle is integrated into our website as an iFrame. The data collected from you through the input form will be processed by Riddle. In addition, Riddle stores a cookie on your end device via your browser in order to obtain information about the use of the surveys and quizzes.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above.

Riddle offers further information about its data collection and processing as well your rights and your options for protecting your privacy at this link:

https://www.riddle.com/legal/privacy.

Shopify (Shop-Software + Web-Analyse)

a) Shopify-Shop-Software

We use “Shopify” to host our shop system, to present our offers and for the processing of contracts.

The legal basis is Art.  6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR (contract initiation/contract processing).

"Shopify" is the service of a group of companies consisting of the companies Shopify Data Processing (USA) Inc., Shopify Payments (USA) Inc., Shopify (USA) Inc., Shopify Commerce Singapore Pte.  Ltd., and Shopify International Limited.

Insofar as we are located in the European Economic Area (EEA), processing is carried out by Shopify International Limited, Victoria Buildings, 2nd  floor, 1-2 Haddington Road, Dublin 4, D04 XN32, Ireland, hereinafter referred to only as "Shopify".

However, due to the interconnection of the companies, it cannot be ruled out that processing will also take place in Canada and the USA, i.e. outside the EEA.  However, when the data is transmitted to Shopify Inc., Canada, an appropriate level of data protection is guaranteed by the adequacy decision of the European Commission.  The data transmission to the other aforementioned companies of the group of companies, which are based in the USA, is based on the so-called Privacy Shield, a data protection agreement to which the participating partners have submitted and by which compliance with the European data protection regulations has been confirmed.

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TNSNAA4&status=Active

Shopify processes the following data on our behalf:

Name, billing and, if applicable, delivery address, email address, payment details, possibly company name, possibly telephone number, IP address, information about orders, information about the shops supported by Shopify that you visit, as well as information about your device and your internet browser.

At

https://www.shopify.de/legal/datenschutz

Prospectone Sp.z.o.o. offers further data protection information.

b) Shopify web analysis

Insofar as we also use Shopify's web analysis service on our website, Shopify will save cookies on your device via your internet browser.  These cookies transfer and evaluate further information to a Shopify server, such as i.e. the location, time or frequency of your visit to our website.

The legal basis is Art.  6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis and optimisation of our website.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. You can find more information on this under “Cookies” above.

mywebsite-editor.com - 1&1 IONOS SE

We use the mywebsite-editor.com service for the functionality of our website.  This is a service of 1 & 1 IONOS SE, Elgendorfer Str. 57, 56410 Montabaur, Germany, hereinafter referred to as "mywebsite-editor".

Due to the integration of mywebsite-editor, your internet browser will load a mandatory JavaScript code from the mywebsite-editor server to display the content of our website.  This gives mywebsite-editor confirmation that our website has been accessed via your IP address.  At the same time, a so-called session cookie is stored on your device via your internet browser.

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the presentation of a uniform and appealing presentation of our website.

To totally prevent the execution of mywebsite-editor’s JavaScript code, you can install a so-called JavaScript blocker, such as noscript.net or ghostery.com. . You can also deactivate the execution of the Java Script code in the settings of your Internet browser.

If you do not agree to the processing of cookies, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. You can find more information on this under “Cookies” above.

Klarna „CHECK-OUT“

To process orders through our online shop, we use the payment service of Klarna Bank AB, Sveavägen 46, 111 34 Stockholm, Sweden, hereinafter referred to as "Klarna", on our website.

For this purpose, we have integrated Klarna's check-out into the final order page of our online shop.

The legal basis is the fulfilment of the contract according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b.)  EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In addition, we have a legitimate interest in offering effective and secure payment options, so that another legal basis ensues from Art. 6 para. 1 lit f.) GDPR. 

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Constitution

§ 1 - NAME AND DOMICILE OF THE ASSOCIATION

  1. The Association is called "International Ultra Triathlon Association" ("IUTA").
  2. It has its domicile in Obertrum am See / Austria.
  3. The foundation of daughter associations is not intended.

§ 2 - FIELD OF ACTIVITY, PURPOSE OF ASSOCIATION

The association, who’s field of activity is not for profit, intends to support the world wide Ultra-Triathlon-Sports. He combines the interest of its athletes and organizers. The association supports sport activities worldwide. He considers the concerns of healthy and handicapped people, as well as women and men alike.


§ 3 - GOODWILL CAPITAL

To achieve the purpose of the constitution serve the following instruments:
  1. mandatory rules for its organizers and athletes
  2. presentation of an annual race calendar
  3. own website and appearance in social media such as "Facebook"
  4. public offer of a world championship and world cup challenge every calendar year
  5. support of organizers with the planning of (new) events and/or inclusion of handicapped athletes (accessibility)
  6. organisation of lectures, meetings and distinctions
  7. fight against fraud such as doping of people and material in cooperation for instance with the national anti-doping-institution
  8. editing publications

§ 4 - MATERIAL CAPITAL

The necessary material means should be gathered by:
  1. admission and membership fees
  2. donations and further benefits such as earnings of sponsors
  3. subventions and promotions
  4. donations, collections, liability and further benefits
  5. portfolio managements (such as interest, further asset income, income from rent and lease)
  6. sponsorings
  7. advertising revenue

§ 5 - APPLICATION OF FUNDS

The capital of the association can only be used for the purposes mentioned in the constitution. The members of the association are not allowed to receive a share of profit and further donations from the funds of the association. When resignation and annulment of the association happens to occur the members can only receive their invested capital and actual value of their assets in kind. None can receive administrative expense by disproportional high refund.


§ 6 - SORTS OF MEMBERSHIP

  1. The members of the association divide in ordinary, extraordinary and honorary members.
  2. Ordinary members are those, who are fully involved in the work of the association, they have active and passive vote. Extraordinary members are those who support the association by their membership fees. Honorary members can be designated for their extraordinary gainings for the association or as an appreciation for their lifetime accomplishments.

§ 7 - ACQUIREMENT OF MEMBERSHIP

  1. All persons (participants of a race) who are there at the event of the race, hold by the IUTA, are automatically members of the association.
  2. The responsible persons of the organisation teams of events, which are held by the IUTA, can become members of the IUTA. The membership is limited with three persons for each organisation team.
  3. The management decides about the acceptance of ordinary and extraordinary members. The acceptance can be refused without giving reasons.
  4. Until formation of the association the temporary acceptance of ordinary and extraordinary members lies within the founders of the association, if there is already a management it lies within them. The membership is active with the formation of the association. If the management is appointed after the formation of the association, the permanent acceptance of ordinary and extraordinary members until then lies within the founders of the association.
  5. The appointment of honorary members only lies within the management.

§ 8 - ENDING OF THE MEMBERSHIP

  1. The membership extinguishs with death, for artificial persons with loss of entity, voluntary exit or exclusion.
  2. The voluntary exit can only occur on the 31st of December of each year. The notice of exit must arrive at the association in written form until the 1st of December. An email is enough. If the notice is delayed, the exit is effective with the next exit date. Therefore the date of disposal at the post office or the date of the email is relevant. The obligation of membership fee extinguishs with the effectiveness of the exit.
  3. The management can exclude a member, if the membership fee is delayed for longer than two months after two demand notes and additional extension of time. The obligation to pay the due payment is upright.
  4. The exclusion of a member of the association can also be decided by the management because of violation of the member rules, dishonorable or damage of the association.
  5. The derecognition of honorary membership can be decided of the management because of the in paragraph 4 named reasons.

§ 9 - RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF THE MEMBERS

  1. The members have the right to participate in all the events of the association held by the management. The right to vote in the general assembly as well as the active and passive vote is right of every member.
  2. The members are obligated to support the interests of the association, and to leave everything undone that damages the reputation of the association and its purpose. The members have to respect the constitution of the association and decisions associates. The ordinary and extraordinary members are obliged to pay the membership fees on time as high as defined by the management.

§ 10 - ASSOCIATES

The associates are the general assembly, the management, the accountant and arbitral tribunal.

§ 11 - GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  1. The ordinary general assembly (member assembly) takes place every four years.
  2. An extraordinary general assembly can take place because of the decision of the management, the ordinary general assembly or because of reasoned request of at least one tenth of the members entitled to vote, or on request of the accountant and takes place within four weeks.
  3. All members have the right to participate, but the right to vote only lies within those members, who accomplished the 16th birthday and who has not lost the right from the general assembly because of neglecting the associations duties, as well as honorably members. Every member can vote personal or because of reasonable prevention electronic. Artificial persons represented by an authorised person.
  4. The calling of the general assembly lies within the management by declaration of the agenda. Every member has to be informed of the calling by the email of the members announced to the association, at least three weeks before the date of the general assembly. Requests to the general assembly has to be send to the management in written form at least two weeks before the date of the general assembly.
  5. The general assembly has a quorum when at least half of the members who are entitled to vote or their representatives are present. If it not has a quorum, it has to be held within 30 minutes, although the quorum is given without consideration of the number of appeared members. Valid decisions – except those of the calling of an extraordinary general assembly – can only be decided within the agenda.
  6. The elections and the resolution in the general assembly occur with ordinary vote majority. Resolutions which change the constitutions or resolve the association need a qualified majority of 2/3 of the given votes.
  7. The chair of the general assembly lies within the chairman, if he is prevented replaced by his representative. If he is also prevented the chair lies within the oldest management member.

§ 12 - DUTIES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

The following duties are reserved for the general assembly:
  1. Acceptance and approval of statement and balance of accounts.
  2. Resolution of calculation.
  3. Subscription and supersession of members of the management and the accountant.
  4. Easing of the management.
  5. Resolution of changes to the constitution and voluntary liquidation of the association.

§ 13 - MANAGEMENT

  1. The chairman, his delegate, the recording clerk and the treasurer form the management.
  2. The legacy lasts four years, at least as long as a new management is elected. A reelection is possible. Every function of the management has to be administrated personally.
  3. The management is elected by the general assembly. The management has the right to replace a resigned member of the management with an eligible member, afterwards the general assembly has to permit this replacement. If the management is dropped out, even for an unforceable period, every accountant is obliged to call in an extraordinary general assembly immediately to vote a new management. If the accountant is also incapable to act or doesn't exist, every ordinary member, who recognises the emergency, has the right to apply at the court for a curator, who calls in an extraordinary general assembly immediately.
  4. The management has a quorum, when every member is invited and at least half of it is present.
  5. The management is called in by the chairman, or his delegate. If he is also prevented, every other member of the management has the right to call in the management.
  6. The management decides with ordinary majority of votes, the vote of the chairman decides by equality of the votes. The chair of the management lies within the chairman, or his replacement. If he is also prevented, the chair lies within the oldest present management member.
  7. The general assembly has the right to displace the whole management or parts of it. Every supersession enter into force as soon as the new management or member of it is nominated.
  8. The members of the management have the right to step down anytime and have to notify the management in written form. If the whole management steps down, they have to notify the general assembly. The resignation is effective with the election of the replacement.

§ 14 - DUTIES OF THE MANAGEMENT

The lead of the association lies within the management. Every duties that are not to assigned to another member of the institution by the constitution are assigned to the management. In particular the field of activity of the management includes the following agenda:
  1. Closing of accounts.
  2. Preparation of the general assembly.
  3. Call in of the ordinary and extraordinary general assembly.
  4. Administration of association's assets.
  5. Acceptance and exclusion of association members.
  6. Inducement and approval of an expert committee, they can be formed to support the management.
  7. Conduct of necessary cooptations.

§ 15 - SPECIAL OBLIGATIONS OF INDIVIDUAL MANAGEMENT MEMBERS

  1. The external representation of the association facing public authorities or others lies within the chairman. Written documents of the association need the signature of the chairman and recording clerk to be effective. For financial documents the signature of the chairman and the treasurer. The chairman has the chair in the management and the general assembly. If there is imminent danger the chairman has the right to fullfill duties that lies within the general assembly or the management, independent under his responsibility, but these decisions have to be authorised afterward by the responsible association organ.
  2. The recording clerk writes every script or documents of the association and attends to the archive of the association.
  3. The treasurer attends to the proper money performance and is answerable to the association.
  4. In case of prevention the substitute replaces the chairman, recording clerk or treasurer.

§ 16 - ACCOUNTANT

  1. The two accountants are elected by the general assembly for four years, a reelection is possible.
  2. The accountants have to control the ongoing business, verify the management of public finances of the association in view of the correctness of the accounting and appropriate usage of resources. The management have to provide the necessary papers and information. The accountants have to report the outcome of the control to the management.
  3. The assignment, supersession, retirement of the accountants lies under the same regulations as for the management.

§ 17 - ARBITRATION

  1. For reconciliation of conflicts within the association an arbitration has to be formed, and every arguing side has to delegate two representatives. The chair lies within above party lines chairman, that has to be elected from the association members by the representatives of the sides with majority of the votes. The lot decides by equality of the votes.
  2. The resolutions are made in presence of all members with simple majority of the votes. His decisions are final within the association.

§ 18 - LIQUIDATION OF THE ASSOCIATION

  1. The voluntary liquidation of the association can only be decided in an extraordinary general assembly, called in for this purpose with an 2/3 majority of the given valid votes.
  2. The general assembly also have to decide about the assets of the association if existing, and who receives the difference after covering the liabilities. If possible these assets should go to an association, that follows the same or similar purposes as this association, if not to social welfare, charity or charitable organisations.
  3. The last management of the association has to notificate the responsible association agency within four weeks after the resolution about the voluntary liquidation. He is also obligated to proclaim the voluntary liquidation within the same deadline in an official register.

Waiver

The IUTA Waiver is to be completed by any participant of an IUTA sanctioned race. The form must be filled in every time you participate in an IUTA sanctioned race. Without that completed form no start at IUTA sanctioned races is possible. The signed form must be handed over to the organizer on site.

Why does the IUTA need the completed waiver?
IUTA needs the forms for legal reasons and to act in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Without the forms the IUTA is not allowed to work with your personal data as listed below. All information regarding the GDPR you'll find at the website of the European Union.

Your data will be used:

  • to contact you via e-mail (e.g. general information, polls, IUTA election) and by post (e.g. trophies, sanctions or results of the anti-doping tests),
  • to publish information (e.g. news, race results, statistics, photos, videos) on our website or related social media sites,
  • to devide athletes (e.g. for statistics or trophies) according to their gender, age groups and nationalities,
  • to order the appropriate sizes for e.g. t-shirts.

We respect the privacy of your personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You'll find our Privacy Policy here.

Anti-Doping

As mentioned in the IUTA rules the IUTA adheres to the rules, regulations and policies of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). If there is a conflict between WADA rules and IUTA rules, IUTA rules supersedes. It is the responsibility of each participant of IUTA sanctioned races to comply with the applicable anti-doping WADA rules, regulations and policies.

Did you know that

  • all participants at our races are subject to testing
  • many medicines available for conditions such as asthma or a cold may contain banned substances. Please ask your doctor if a used medicine can lead to a positive doping test and check WADA's list of prohibited substances.
  • dietary supplements can contain banned substances. Please read the article below.
  • WADA’s Article 2.1.1 states: "It is each Athlete’s personal duty to ensure that no Prohibited Substance enters his or her body. Athletes are responsible for any Prohibited Substance or its Metabolites or Markers found to be present in their Samples. Accordingly, it is not necessary that intent, Fault, negligence or knowing Use on the Athlete’s part be demonstrated in order to establish an anti-doping rule violation under Article 2.1."

The following text was developed by IUTA with the great support of numerous active athletes. The aim is to educate athletes that the effect of dietary supplements is more than questionable and can sometimes even be harmful to health or even lead to a positive anti-doping test.

If an athlete uses medications that are wholly or partially on the WADA's list of prohibited substances or forbidden methods, the athlete must report all facts to the IUTA before the competition. As with medications the athlete should check the status and confirm TUE requirements if using or intending to use banned substances and/or prohibited methods. We ask you to send all information regarding anti-doping to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Committee

Mark Hohe-Dorst - IUTA President
Mark Hohe-Dorst
Germany
President
Norbert Lüftenegger - Treasurer
Norbert Lüftenegger
Austria
Treasurer
Judit Sandor - Secretary
Judit Sandor
Hungary
Secretary
Jean-Pierre Morin - IUTA Honorary President
Jean-Pierre Morin
Canada
Honorary President
Guy Rossi - Honorary President
Guy Rossi
France
Honorary President

Committee
2019

President:
Mark Hohe-Dorst (GER)

Vice-President:
Claire Smith (GBR)

Treasurer:
Norbert Lüftenegger (AUT)

Secretary:
Joey Lichter (USA)

Committee from
2016-2018

President:
Jean Pierre Morin (CAN)

Vice-President:
Leslie Holton (USA)

Treasurer:
Harn wei Kua (SGP)

Committee
2015

President:
Jean Pierre Morin (CAN)

Vice-President:
Leslie Holton (USA)

Athlete & Organizer Representative:
Harn wei Kua (SGP)

European Athlete Representative:
Alexandra Meixner (AUT) & Walter Wegschaider (AUT)

Committee
2014

President:
Ghislain Marechal (FRA)

Vice President:
Yves Beauchamp (CAN)

Athlete Representative:
Harn wei Kua (SGP)

Race Director Representative:
Steve Kirby (USA)

Webmaster:
Jan-Olof Wadehn (GER)

Committee
2013

President:
Ghislain Marechal (FRA)

Vice President:
Nadasdi Zsolt (HUN)

Treasurer:
Yves Beauchamp (CAN)

Athlete Representative:
Emmanuel Conraux (FRA)

Race Director Representative:
Steve Kirby (USA)

Committee from
2009-2012

President:
Michael Gärtner (GER)

Vice President:
Zsolt Tamas (HUN)

Treasurer:
Jean Pierre Morin (CAN)

Athlete Representative:
Emmanuel Conraux (FRA)

Race Director Representative:
Steve Kirby (USA)

Committee from
2005-2008

President:
Pascal Pich (FRA)

Vice President:
Yves Beauchamp (CAN)

Treasurer & Secretary:
Jean Pierre Morin (CAN)

Committee 2004

President:
Jorge-Luis Andonie (MEX)

Vice President:
Beat Knechtle (SUI)

Treasurer:
Patrizia Knechtle (SUI)

Secretary:
Jean Pierre Morin (CAN)

Licenses:
Peter Eggenberger (SUI)

Webmaster:
Tommy Lemay (CAN)

About the IUTA

The International Ultra Triathlon Association (IUTA) is the official governing body of Ultra Triathlon. The non profit organization was founded in 1992.

The IUTA is a grouping of ultra triathletes and race organizers with the same goal to make ultratriathlon a world-renowned sporting event with the same rules. The IUTA promotes and regulates ultra triathlons around the world, upholding the highest quality and a superior reputation. We endorse World Championships and maintain an annual world cup ranking.

What is an ultra triathlon?
An ultra triathlon is a kind of race that uses the multiple of the classical "Ironman" distance as presented in Hawaii. A "normal" distance is a swim of 2.4 mi / 3,8 km, a bike ride of 112 mi / 180 km finishing by a run of a marathon which is 26.2 mi / 42,2 km in that order without a break. In ultra events the distances are multiplied by two, three or more depending of the race. The first ultra triathlon was held in Huntsville, Alabama, USA in 1985.

Ultra TriathlonSwimBikeRunTotal
Double 4.8mi / 7,6km 224mi / 360km 52.4mi / 84,4km 281.2mi / 452km
Triple 7.2mi / 11,4km 336mi / 540km 78.6mi / 126,6km 421.8mi / 678km
Quadruple 9.6mi / 15,2km 448mi / 720km 104.8mi / 168,8km 562.4mi / 904km
Quintuple 12mi / 19km 560mi / 900km 131mi / 211km 703mi / 1130km
Deca 24mi / 38km 1120mi / 1800km 262mi / 422km 1406mi / 2260km
Double Deca 48mi / 76km 2240mi / 3600km 524mi / 844km 2812mi / 4520km
Triple Deca 72mi / 114km 3360mi / 5400km 786mi / 1266km 4218mi / 6780km

Since 2006 there were held a new variation of ultra triathlons, the so called "day" or "per-day" ultra triathlon. The first event was the Deca Day Ultra Triathlon in Monterrey, Mexico, where all athletes had to do ten normal long distances on ten consecutive days with a break after finishing each day.

Who participates in such races?
Ultra Triathletes around the world who have finished a normal long distance triathlon and are looking for a new, bigger challenge register for that kind of competitions. An Ultra Triathlon is for many endurance athletes the next step to get to know own limits. To be an Ultra Triathlete is a self-experiment in which you put your determination and capacity for suffering to the test. But in the end nobody will ever forget the feeling he had at the moment when he crossed the finish line.

By participating at an Ultra Triathlon you become a member of a big family with friends all over the world. Of course the race is there to determine a winner and during the race all competitors will give its best to win the race, but the main thing for the most is to finish the race. The athletes encourage each other during to overcome the distance and successfully finish the race.

Who organizes such races?
The majority, if not all, of the race directors are previous or current ultra triathletes themselves. This is mainly because the races are so difficult and require the organisers (and event staff) to truly understand what it takes to get to the finish line. This has many benefits for the athletes because the events are not ran as commercial ventures as such, but from passion and the desire to see others experience, what is often, a life changing event.

Another advantage is that small details that many ‘normal’ race directors would not think of, will be high on the list of priorities for ultra triathlon organisers. Like the famous Last Lap sign (SwissUltra) and the awesome Pizza Bell (DecaMan USA), all of which can really help the athletes through these tough events.

They are also pretty good at staying awake for many days at a time… ;-)