Last Updated November 10, 2023

Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy

1. Acceptance and Modification of the Terms of Use

1a. Your access and use of the Website of The DO GmbH (“The DO”) are governed by the present terms of use (the “Terms of Use”). By accessing, browsing and using our Website you acknowledge that you have read, understood and accepted, without reserve, these Terms of Use, as modified from time to time by us.

1b. If we decide to modify our Terms of Use, we will post a new dated version on our Website. Therefore, we invite you to consult these Terms of Use from time to time in order to familiarise yourself with any changes.

2. Copyright and Intellectual Property

2a. The content of our Website and namely but not exclusively the texts, marks, logos, diagrams, photographs, videos, sounds, music, layout, designs, know-how, technologies, products, and processes are the property of The DO or its affiliated entities or are used with the authorisation of the owners, and accordingly are protected by copyright, trademarks, patents and all other intellectual or industrial property rights which exist under applicable law.

2b. Except as provided in Section 3 hereinafter, nothing contained on our Website shall be interpreted or construed as granting you a license or a right to use any such content of our Website.

3. Use of the Website

3a. You may download, display or print the content of our Website solely for personal, non-commercial use, thereby retaining and reproducing each and every copyright notice or other proprietary rights notice contained in any information or other material you download. It is strictly prohibited to use the content of this Website and the image of The DO in a way The DO can be associated to pornographic, violent or illegal activities or content, to political, religious or governmental activities or content. You agree to stop using the content of this Website and the image of The DO upon first demand.

3b. The DO neither warrants nor represents that the use of any content displayed on its Website will not infringe rights of third parties.

3c. You may upload and display material to our Website. It is strictly prohibited to upload and display political, religious, governmental, pornographic, violent or illegal content on our Website or to infringe rights of third parties by uploading and displaying material on our Website. You are responsible for any material and content you upload and display on our Website and may be held liable in case of illegal material or content, violation of these Terms of Use or of infringement of rights of third parties.

4. Information Deemed Non-Confidential

4a. Any personally identifying data and information that you may send via the Internet to our Website are protected and treated according to our Confidentiality Policy you are invited to read carefully before providing us with any such personally identifying data and information.

4b. Any other information or material communicated to The DO through the Internet, by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, graphics or the like, are and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you transmit or post becomes the property of The DO and may be freely used for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. Specifically, The DO is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any such communication you send to the Website for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, advertising and marketing activities using such information. Any such use is without compensation to those providing the information, nor anyone else.

4c. By submitting information, you are warranting that you own the material/content submitted, that it is not defamatory, and that The DO’s use will not violate any third party’s rights. The DO is under no obligation to use the information provided.

5. Disclaimer of Warranties

5a. Without prejudice to Section 6 hereinafter, any material, information and all that you find on the Website are furnished to you without guaranty of any sort, express or implied.

5b. The DO does not guarantee that its Website or its content will correspond to your expectations, will not be interrupted, timely, secure and free of error.

5c. Any advice or information, be it oral or written, obtained from the DO or during the use of services made available on the sites, shall not give rise to any guaranty.

6. Limitation of Liability

6a. You access, use, browse and navigate on our Website at your own risk and peril.

6b. You recognise and accept that, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable regulations, neither The DO, any of its affiliated entities, nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the Website, may be held liable for any direct, indirect, or consequential damages, any injury to reputation, costs, losses, decrease in turnover or profits or liabilities of any nature whatsoever (even if the advent of such damage was known or could have been known by The DO, capable of arising from your access to, or use of, or on the contrary the impossibility to use, the Website or its content.

6c. All material and information which are downloaded or obtained by any other manner during the use of our Website are without guarantee at your own risk and peril. The DO assumes no liability for any damage or virus which could affect your computer equipment or other property by reason of your access to, use or downloading of any material from its Website or for any illegal intrusion or intervention in the IT systems.

6d. The DO reserves the right to interrupt or discontinue any or all of the functionality of its Website. The DO accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever for any interruption or discontinuance of any or all functionality of its Website resulting from actions or omissions of The DO or any third party.

7. Change of Information

The content of our Website may contain inaccuracies or errors. The DO reserves the right to make changes, corrections and/or improvements to such content any time without prior notice but does not assume any responsibility to do so.

8. Links

8a. As a service to our visitors, our Website may contain hypertext links leading to other websites that are not operated or controlled by The DO. The DO shall not be considered as responsible for these sites and declines all responsibility and liability in relation to their content, legality, accuracy or functions. 8b. The creation of any hyperlink to our Website is prohibited without prior written consent of The DO.

9. Miscellaneous

9a. The present Terms of Use embody the entire agreement concluded between The DO and yourself concerning the access and the use of the Website and its content. Any other terms or conditions issued by The DO and governing its relations with you, in particular relating to its activities, shall supplement the Terms of Use; in the event of any inconsistency between them, the other terms or conditions shall prevail over these Terms of Use.

9b. The fact that The DO tolerates a violation by yourself of one of the obligations set out in the Terms of Use, or does not enforce a right attributed to it there under or under the law shall not be construed as a waiver by it to invoke and enforce its rights.

9c. In the event that any provision of the Terms of Use is considered to be illegal by law or regulation, existing or future, or by a court ruling, then such provision shall be considered as stricken, all other provisions of the Terms of Use maintaining full force and effect between yourself and The DO.

9d. The headings of the provisions of the Terms of Use are for convenience alone and shall not alter or modify the terms and conditions in any manner.

10. Applicable Law and Forum

10a. The Terms of Use, as well as all relations between The DO and yourself shall be governed exclusively by the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany

10b. Place of performance is Hamburg, Germany. In case of dispute, you accept the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Hamburg, Germany.

11. Cookies: Google Analytics

If you have given your consent, Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Ireland Limited (“Google”) is used on this website. The use includes the “Universal Analytics” operating mode. This makes it possible to assign data, sessions and interactions across multiple devices to a pseudonymous user ID and thus analyze a user’s activities across devices. This data protection notice is provided by

Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users interact with the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, Google will reduce your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area beforehand. We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended to include IP anonymization in order to ensure anonymization collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. For more information on terms of use and data protection, please visit or

Purposes of the Processing

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services related to website and Internet use.

Legal Basis

The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Recipients or Categories of Recipients

The recipient of the collected data is Google.

Transfer to Third Countries

Personal data will be transferred to the USA under the EU-US Privacy Shield on the basis of the European Commission’s adequacy decision. You can download the certificate here.

Duration of Data Storage

The data sent by us and linked to cookies, user-identifiers (e.g. User-IDs) or advertising-identifiers are automatically deleted after 14 months. Data whose retention period has been reached is automatically deleted once a month.

Rights of the Persons affected

You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by blocking the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functionalities of this website to their full extent.

You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the Browser Add-on. Opt-out cookies will prevent future collection of your data when you visit this website. To prevent Universal Analytics from collecting data across different devices, you must opt-out on all systems used. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set: Disable Google Analytics

12. Data privacy statement concerning the use of LinkedIn Conversion-Tracking

We use the Retargeting Tool LinkedIn Conversion Tracking of LinkedIn Ireland, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland (»LinkedIn«). For this purpose, our website integrates the LinkedIn Insight Tag, which enables LinkedIn to collect statistical, pseudonymous data about your visit and use of our website, and to provide us with aggregated statistics on this basis. In addition, this information is used to show you specific and relevant offers and recommendations, after you have informed yourself on the website about certain services, information, and offers. The relevant information is stored in a cookie. You may object to this form of data processing by adjusting your browser settings on your computer or on any other device with which you access our services. If you do not want us to place cookies, you may decline certain cookies on the LinkedIn settings page. Further information can be found in LinkedIn’s privacy policy.

Data privacy statement concerning the use of LinkedIn Pixel

Within our Internet presence, we use the “LinkedIn pixel” from LinkedIn Ireland, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Irland (»LinkedIn«). This allows users’ behavior to be tracked after they have seen or clicked on a LinkedIn ad. This process is used to evaluate the effectiveness of LinkedIn advertisements for statistical and market research purposes and can help to optimize advertising measures. The data collected is anonymous to us, so it does not give us any indication of the identity of the users. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by blocking the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case, you may not be able to use all functionalities of this website to their full extent.

13. Data Protection Declaration

Your access and use of the Website of THE DO GmbH (“The DO ”) are governed by the present data protection declaration and our terms of use. Following please find our data protection declaration. You can find our terms of use in a separate document on our website.

By accessing, browsing and using our Website you acknowledge that you have read, understood and accepted, without reserve, the following data protection declaration, as modified by us if necessary.

If the data protection regulations change, we will post an updated version on our Website. Therefore, we invite you to consult the link on our website from time to time in order to familiarise yourself with any changes.

Information about the collection of personal data

The protection of your data is very important to us. We would therefore like to inform you about the collection and handling of your personal data by us and our carefully selected partners in the context of the use of our website and order processing.

a. Definition of personal data

Personal data are all data that can be related to you personally, for example name, address, e-mail addresses, user behavior. The website is hosted by The DO GmbH in Germany.

The responsible person in the sense of the EU General Data Protection Regulation is

The DO GmbH
Novalisstraße 12
10115 Berlin (Germany)

Commercial Register: HRB 206166 B

Registry court: Local Court (Amtsgericht) Berlin Charlottenburg

Represented by:

Katherin Kirschenmann
Florian Hoffmann


Phone: +49 (0)30 847 11 88-0


As the one in charge for data processing, The DO GmbH has implemented numerous technical and organizational measures to ensure the most complete protection of personal data processed through this website. However, Internet-based data transmissions can always be vulnerable to security risks, so that absolute protection cannot be guaranteed. For this reason, every data subject is free to transmit personal data to us by alternative means, for example by telephone or by mail.

When you contact us by e-mail or via a contact or application form, the data you provide (your e-mail address, your name and telephone number, if applicable, and address) will be stored by us in order to answer your questions or to be able to process the reason for your contact. Especially if you sign up to have your project published, the personal information you provide for publishing will be shown on our website.

We process and store your personal data only for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of storage or if this has been provided for by the European Directive and Regulation or another legislator in laws or regulations that are binding for us. If the storage purpose ceases to apply or if a storage period prescribed by the European Directive and Regulation Maker or another competent legislator expires, the personal data will be routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions.

b. Your rights

You have the following rights with respect to the personal data concerning you:

– Right to information

– Right to rectification or erasure

– Right to restrict data processing

– Right to object to data processing

– Right to data portability

Furthermore, you have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.

c. Collection of general data and information when visiting our homepage

You can visit our website without providing any personal information. The website collects a series of general data and information with each call of the website. This general data and information are stored in the log files of the server. The following data can be collected

(1) browser types and versions used,

(2) the operating system used by the accessing system,

(3) the website from which an accessing system arrives at our website (so-called referrer),

(4) the sub-websites that are accessed via an accessing system on our website,

(5) the date and time of an access to the Internet site,

(6) an Internet protocol address (IP address),

(7) the Internet service provider of the accessing system, and

(8) other similar data and information that serve to avert danger in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.

The processing of this data is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO from our predominant interest in ensuring trouble-free and secure operation of our website and to improve our offer.

d. Cookies

In addition to the data mentioned under c, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive associated with the browser you are using and through which certain information flows to the body that sets the cookie. Cookies cannot execute programs or transfer viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet offer more user-friendly and effective overall.

You can prevent the setting of cookies by our website at any time by means of an appropriate setting of the Internet browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. Furthermore, cookies that have already been set can be deleted at any time using an Internet browser or other software programs.

Below you will find links that you can use to find out how to manage cookies in the most important browsers and also, for example, how to deactivate them:

Chrome Browser:

Internet Explorer:

Mozilla Firefox:


e. Further data processing for the purpose of analysis and advertising

We use analysis and statistics tools to design our website in a needs-oriented and targeted manner. The corresponding data collection and processing also takes place in order to be able to address our site visitors with interest-related advertising. For this purpose, we use the services of Google Analytics. The corresponding data collection and processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our predominantly legitimate interest.

You have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object at any time to this processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO with effect for the future. Furthermore, we will show you ways to prevent cookies from being set on your information technology system.

Google Analytics (with anonymization function)

We have integrated the Google Analytics component (with anonymization function) on this website. The data obtained from this is used to optimize our website and advertising measures.

Google Analytics is a web analytics service operated and provided by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States. Google processes website usage data on our behalf and is contractually obligated to take measures to ensure the confidentiality of the processed data.

During your visit to the website, the following data is recorded, among others:

– Pages viewed

– Orders incl. the turnover and the ordered products

– The achievement of “website goals” (for example, contact inquiries and newsletter sign-ups)

– The behavior on the pages (for example, clicks, scrolling behavior and dwell time)

– Your approximate location (country and city)

– Your IP address (in shortened form, so that no clear assignment is possible)

– Technical information such as browser, Internet provider, terminal device and screen resolution

– Source of origin of your visit (i.e. via which website or advertising material you came to us).

you came to us)

This data is transferred to a Google server in the USA. Google observes the data protection provisions of the “EU-US Privacy Shield” agreement.

Google Analytics stores cookies on your web browser for a period of two years since your last visit. These cookies contain a randomly generated user ID, with which you can be recognized on future website visits.

The recorded data is stored together with the randomly generated user ID, which enables the evaluation of pseudonymous user profiles. This user-related data is automatically deleted after 26 months. Other data remains stored in aggregated form indefinitely.

If you do not agree with the collection of data, you can prevent it by installing the browser add-on to disable Google Analytics. For this purpose, you can, as already described above in connection with cookies, permanently object to the setting of cookies. Such a setting of the Internet browser used would also prevent Google from setting a cookie on your information technology system. In addition, a cookie already set by Google Analytics can be deleted at any time via the Internet browser or other software programs.

Furthermore, you can object to the processing of your personal data at any time with effect for the future. For this purpose, you can also download and install a browser add-on under the link This browser add-on tells Google Analytics via JavaScript that no data and information about visits to websites may be transmitted to Google Analytics. The installation of the browser add-on is considered by Google as an objection.

If the browser add-on is uninstalled or deactivated by you or another person within your control, you have the option of reinstalling or reactivating the browser add-on.

Further information and the applicable Google privacy policy can be found at

and at

Google Analytics is also explained in more detail at the following link:

January 2023

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