Privacy Policy and Legal Disclaimer

Liability for contents

The contents of our pages have been compiled with the greatest care. However, we cannot guarantee for accuracy, completeness or topicality of the contents.

As service providers, we are liable for own contents of these websites according to Sec. 7, paragraph 1 TMG (German Tele Media Act). However, according to Sec. 8 to 10 TMG, service providers are not obligated to permanently monitor submitted or stored information or to search for evidences that indicate illegal activities.

Legal obligations to removing information or to blocking the use of information remain unchallenged. In this case, liability is only possible at the time of knowledge about a specific violation of law. Illegal contents will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.

Liability for links

Our offer includes links to external third party websites. We have no influence on the contents of those websites, therefore we cannot guarantee for those contents. Providers or administrators of linked websites are always responsible for their own contents.

The linked websites had been checked for possible violations of law at the time of the establishment of the link. Illegal contents were not detected at the time of the linking. A permanent monitoring of the contents of linked websites cannot be imposed without reasonable indications that there has been a violation of law. Illegal links will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.


Contents and compilations published on these websites by the providers are subject to German copyright laws. Reproduction, editing, distribution as well as the use of any kind outside the scope of the copyright law require a written permission of the author or originator. Downloads and copies of these websites are permitted for private use only.

The commercial use of our contents without permission of the originator is prohibited.

Copyright laws of third parties are respected as long as the contents on these websites do not originate from the provider. Contributions of third parties on this site are indicated as such. However, if you notice any violations of copyright law, please inform us. Such contents will be removed immediately.

Data protection

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. Personal data, such as names, addresses or e-mail addresses, are always provided on a voluntary basis if possible. Those data will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit permission.

However, we would like to point out that data transmissions via internet (e.g. e-mail communication) cannot be entirely secure and may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of personal details against unauthorised access by third parties is not possible. 

Providers are obligated to publish contact information in the Legal Note/Impressum. The use of such contact information by third parties for the purpose of distributing unsolicited advertisements or other commercial information is prohibited.

The operators of this website reserve the right to take legal measures in case of being sent unsolicited commercial information, e.g. spam mails etc.

Privacy & Cookies Policy

We take data protection seriously and safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors is important to us. This policy (Privacy & Cookies Policy) sets out the basis on which any personal information we may collect from you, or you provide to us, will be processed and used by us. It also describes how we use cookies and how you can manage them.

When we refer to “we”, “our” or “us” we are referring to touchbyte GmbH, Mittelweg 121a, 20148 Hamburg (Hamburg, HRB 112995).

Any links from our website to other websites are provided merely for your convenience and do not imply our endorsement of the content or the provider. If you follow a link to any of these websites, you do so at your own risk and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for the content of such websites.

When users enter the PhotoSync website their computers will automatically be issued with 'cookies'. Cookies are text files which identify users' computers to the PhotoSync server. The website then creates 'session' cookies to store some of the preferences of users moving around the website, e.g. to store the search terms of a content search in the FAQ section.

Cookies in themselves do not identify individual users but identify only the computer used. PhotoSync session cookies are deleted on departure from the website. However, those from third parties may persist.

Many websites use cookies to track traffic flows, whenever users visit those websites.

Most modern web browsers allow users to control cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit or

Cookies used on our site:

  Cookie file name Description
Google Analytics __utma Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website.
  __utmb Google Analytics stores IP address anonamously on its servers in the US, and neither PhotoSync or Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information.
  __utmc These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session.
  __utmz Google Privacy Policy
AddThis __atssc
AddThis. This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is embedded in our website to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms (for example Facebook or Twitter) . It stores an updated page share count.
Contao PHPSESSID Contao. Used by the PHP-based Content Management System Contao which 'builds' this website to identify the current browser session and make it possible to track form results or identify users logged into the back end of this website. Usually this cookie will not be issued when you are just browsing our website content.

Privacy policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called"cookies", text files that are stored on your computer to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is sent to and stored at a Google server in the U.S.A. If the IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP-address will be shortend priory within the member states of the European Union or other contractual states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases your complete IP-address will be transmitted to a server in the U.S.A. and shortened there. Commissioned by the operators of this website,

Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities for website operators and to provide other services  related to website and internet activities. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. 

You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser; however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all features of this website. Further, you may prevent the collection of data generated by cookies and related to the use of this websites by downloading and installing the the plug-in under the following link:

Privacy policy for the use of Facebook-Plug-ins (Like-Button)

On our websites plug-ins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated. You recognise these plug-ins by the Facebook-logo or the Like-Button on our site. For an overview of Facebook plug-ins, please see here:

If you visit our websites, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established by this plug-in. By that Facebook receives information that you have visited our websites with your IP-address. If you click the Facebook-Like-button while you are logged on to your Facebook account you may link the contents of our websites to your Facebook account. Thereby Facebook can associate your visit of our websites to your Facebook account.

We would like to point out that we as providers of these websites do not obtain knowledge about the contents of the transmitted data as well as the use of such by Facebook. For further information, please check the Privacy Policy of Facebook under

If you do not wish that Facebook associates your visit of our websites to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.

Privacy policy for the use of Twitter

On our websites functions of the service Twitter are integrated. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter as well as the function "Re-Tweet" websites visited by you are linked to you Twitter account and posted to other users. In doing so, data will be transmitted to Twitter.

We would like to point out that we as providers of this websites do not obtain knowledge about the contents of those data. For further information, please check the Privacy Policy of Twitter:

The privacy settings of your Twitter account can be adjusted under

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