Information according to § 5 TMG:
Games Industry Network GAIN UG (limited liability)
Luxemburger Straße 79-83
50354 Hürth, Germany

Authorized representative managing director:
Stephan Reichart

Responsible in matters of the press:
Stephan Reichart

Commercial register entry:
HR Cologne 92981 +49 221 717650

Contact:
E-Mail: info@

Value added tax:
Sales tax identification number according to §27 a sales tax law: DE266938995

Dispute settlement
The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution (OS): https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr You can find our e-mail address in the imprint above. We are not willing or obliged to participate in dispute resolution proceedings before a consumer redress body.

Liability for content
As a service provider, we are responsible for our own content on these pages in accordance with § 7 para.1 TMG (German Telemedia Act) and general laws. According to §§ 8 to 10 TMG, we are not obliged as a service provider to monitor transmitted or stored third-party information or to investigate circumstances that indicate illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information in accordance with general laws remain unaffected by this. However, liability in this respect is only possible from the time of knowledge of a concrete violation of the law. As soon as we become aware of such infringements, we will remove the content immediately.

Liability for links
Our offer contains links to external websites of third parties on whose contents we have no influence. Therefore, we cannot assume any liability for these external contents. The respective provider or operator of the pages is always responsible for the contents of the linked pages. The linked pages were checked for possible legal infringements at the time of linking. Illegal contents were not recognisable at the time of linking. However, a permanent control of the contents of the linked pages is not reasonable without concrete evidence of a violation of the law. As soon as we become aware of any legal infringements, we will remove such links immediately.

Copyright
The contents and works on these pages created by the site operators are subject to German copyright law. The duplication, processing, distribution and any kind of use outside the limits of copyright law require the written consent of the respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of these pages are only permitted for private, non-commercial use. Insofar as the content on this site was not created by the operator, the copyrights of third parties are respected. In particular, contents of third parties are marked as such. Should you nevertheless become aware of an infringement of copyright, please inform us accordingly. As soon as we become aware of any infringements, we will remove such content immediately.

Source: https://www.e-recht24.de

PRIVACY STATEMENT

Privacy Policy of the Global Games Industry Network, a service of the Games Industry Network GAIN UG

General Information
We are:
Games Industry Network GAIN UG
Luxemburger Straße 79-83
50354 Hürth, Germany

Our company data protection officer is:
Stephan Reichart
Luxemburger Straße 79-83
50354 Hürth, Germany
phone: 02233-717650
email: dataprotection@

Personal data is individual information about personal or factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person.

General information
All data of the members of our network are used exclusively for the communication of the members among themselves or for the establishment of contact of our team with our members for service purposes. We do not sell member information, we do not use member information for promotional purposes, and we do not provide advertisers with the opportunity to contact or advertise with our members. We protect and respect the privacy of all members and do not use their information for commercial purposes that are not directly related to their membership and are expressly requested.

Legal basis
Insofar as legal bases are mentioned in these data protection conditions, these are based on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). These have been in effect since 25 May 2018.

We collect and process personal data based on the following legal bases:

Consent pursuant to Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. a of the GDPR. Consent is any voluntary, informed and unequivocal statement of intent in the form of a statement or other unambiguous confirmatory act by which the data subject indicates his or her consent to the processing of personal data concerning him or her.

Necessity for fulfilling the contract or carrying out preparatory measures according to Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR, i.e. the data is necessary for us to be able to fulfil the contractual obligations towards you arising from your membership in our network or we need the data in order to prepare a membership with you or to inform you about our activities.

Processing for the fulfilment of legal obligations according to Article 6 paragraph 1 lit c GDPR, i.e. that e.g. due to a law or other regulations a processing of the data is prescribed.

Processing to safeguard legitimate interests pursuant to Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR, i.e. the processing is necessary to safeguard legitimate interests on our part or on the part of third parties, unless the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of their part, which require the protection of personal data, prevail.

Rights concerned
You are entitled to the following rights with regard to data processing by us in accordance with the respective listed articles of the GDPR:

Right to information pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR

Right to rectification pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR

Right of cancellation ("right to be forgotten") pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR

Right to limitation of processing pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR

Right to data transferability pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR

Right of objection pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State where you reside, at your place of work or at the place where the alleged infringement is alleged, if you consider that the processing of your personal data is in breach of the GDPR.

Data erasure and storage duration
The personal data of the affected person will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage no longer applies. In addition, the data may be stored if the European or national legislator has provided for this in EU ordinances, laws or other regulations to which the person responsible is subject. The data shall also be blocked or deleted if a storage period prescribed by the aforementioned standards expires, unless it is necessary for further storage of the data for the conclusion or performance of a contract.

Concrete data processing

Visiting the Websites
Scope of data processing

We operate our website under the domain www.gamesindustrynetwork.com

When you visit this website, the following data is collected and stored by our web server:

  • Information about the browser type and the version used

  • The user's operating system

  • The IP address of the user

  • Date and time of access

  • Websites accessed by the user's system through our website

The data are stored in the log files of our system, whereby the IP address is replaced at the last place by a random number between 1 and 255 (e.g. XXX.XX.XX.255). The storage takes place on rented servers at the company LeaseWeb Deutschland GmbH, which are maintained and administered there by our team of programmers. The servers are located in Germany.

Legal basis

The legal basis for the processing of the data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. GDPR therefore lies in the functionality of our website and its availability.

The legal basis for the transfer of data to the hosting provider and the maintenance of the servers is Art. 28 Para. 3.

Purpose of data processing

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable delivery of the website to the user's computer. For this purpose, the IP address of the user must remain stored for the duration of the session. In addition, the IP address is recorded to prevent attacks on the website.

The data is stored in anonymous form in order to ensure the functionality of the website. The data is also used to optimise the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context.

Duration of storage

The log files will be deleted after seven days at the latest, unless it is necessary to keep the data for the aforementioned purpose due to specific events.

Possibility of opposition and removal

The collection of data to provide the website and the storage of data in log files is mandatory for the operation and protection of the website. Consequently, there is no possibility for the user to object.

Contact by e-mail

Scope of data processing

You can contact us via the e-mail addresses provided on the websites. In this case your personal data, which you transmit to us with the e-mail, will be stored. These are at least your name, your e-mail address and your request.

Legal basis

Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR is the legal basis for the processing of data transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail or a contact request via the contact form. If the purpose of establishing contact is to conclude a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b and c GDPR.

The legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR lies in answering a customer enquiry or answering a contact enquiry on other topics.

Purpose of data processing

The purpose of data storage is to contact you at your request and to become a member of our network.

Duration of storage

The data will be stored for as long as is necessary to process the request. Insofar as these are commercial letters subject to retention under commercial and tax law, they will also be stored in accordance with the statutory retention periods.

Possibility of objection and removal

You have the possibility to object to further use at any time. You can declare your objection by sending an e-mail to: dataprotection@ . Data can only be deleted if there is no legal obligation to retain it; in this case, however, the data will be blocked for other use. In the event of an objection, the conversation cannot be continued.

GDPR information for our members

Information on data processing in the member relationship of the Global Games Industry Network, a service of the Games Industry Network GAIN UG

I. General Information

1. Responsible body
In the following, we explain to you which personal data is collected and processed by us when you use our services or use our offers. We are:

Games Industry Network GAIN UG
Luxemburger Straße 79-83
50354 Hürth, Germany

Our company data protection officer is:
Stephan Reichart
Luxemburger Straße 79-83
50354 Hürth, Germany
phone: 02233-717650
email: dataprotection@

Personal data is individual information about personal or factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person.

2. Legal basis
We collect and process personal data based on the following legal bases:

Consent pursuant to Article 6 paragraph 1 lit.a of the GDPR.

Consent is any voluntary expression of will for the particular case, given in an informed and unequivocal manner, in the form of a statement or other unambiguous confirmatory act, by which the data subject indicates that he or she consents to the processing of personal data concerning him or her.

Necessity for the fulfilment of the contract or the implementation of preparatory measures pursuant to Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR, i.e. the data is necessary for us to fulfil our contractual obligations towards you or we need the data in order to prepare the conclusion of a contract with you.

Processing for the fulfilment of legal obligations pursuant to Article 6 paragraph 1 lit c GDPR, i.e. that e.g. due to a law or other regulations a processing of the data is prescribed.

Processing to safeguard legitimate interests pursuant to Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR, i.e. the processing is necessary to safeguard legitimate interests on our part or on the part of third parties, unless the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of you, which require the protection of personal data, prevail.

3. Rights of data subjects
You are entitled to the following rights with regard to data processing by us to the extent set out in the respective articles of the GDPR:

- Right to information pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR

- Right to report in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR

- Right of cancellation ("right to be forgotten") pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR

- Right to limitation of processing pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR

- Right to data transferability pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR

- the right of objection pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you shall have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your residence, place of work or place of presumed infringement, if you consider that the processing of your personal data is in breach of the GDPR.

4. Data erasure and duration of storage
The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage no longer applies. In addition, the data may be stored if the European or national legislator has provided for this in EU ordinances, laws or other regulations to which the person responsible is subject. The data shall also be blocked or deleted if a storage period prescribed by the aforementioned standards expires, unless it is necessary for further storage of the data for the conclusion or performance of a contract.

II. Concrete data processing

1. Data processing when registering as a member of the Games Industry Network

a) Scope of data processing

If you register with us and use our service, we collect the following data:

Title, first name, last name

Company name & address

a valid e-mail address

Telephone number and other contact details

Information provided by you in connection with projects, services or job advertisements published by you on our website

Entries and discussion posts in our forums

This data is stored on the servers of LeaseWeb Deutschland GmbH. Maintenance of the system by our programmers may also require access to personal data for maintenance purposes.

b) Legal basis

The legal basis for the processing of data collected by us in the course of a mandate is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b and c GDPR, including the tax retention regulations.

The legal basis for the processing of data by our team is Art. 28 para. 3 GDPR.

c) Purpose of data processing

The purpose of data storage is to fulfil the contract that you conclude with us through your membership, in particular to provide you with the services offered and booked by you.

d) Duration of storage

The data are stored as long as this is necessary for the fulfilment of the contract or the duration of your membership. Insofar as these are commercial letters subject to retention under commercial and tax law, they will also be stored in accordance with the statutory retention periods.

2. Contact by e-mail

a) Scope of data processing

You can get in touch with us by e-mail. In this case, your e-mail address and the personal data contained in the e-mail will be transmitted and stored.

Individual mailboxes are operated using Microsoft's Software Exchange and are operated via external servers of LeaseWeb Deutschland GmbH and Microsoft Deutschland GmbH. We have commissioned both companies to provide and operate the e-mail servers and have concluded a corresponding order processing agreement. The server is located in Germany. In addition, e-mails are also stored on their servers in Germany.

b) Legal basis

The legal basis for the processing of data transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR. If the e-mail is not sent in connection with your membership, the legal basis for processing the transmitted data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. In this case, the legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR lies in responding to your concerns on other topics.

The legal basis for the processing of data on our behalf by LeaseWeb and Microsoft is Art. 28 para. 3 GDPR.

c) Purpose of data processing

The purpose of data processing is to fulfil the contract that you conclude with us through your membership, in particular to provide you with the services offered and booked by you.

d) Duration of storage

The data are stored as long as this is necessary for the fulfilment of the contract or the duration of your membership. Insofar as these are commercial letters subject to retention under commercial and tax law, they will also be stored in accordance with the statutory retention periods.

e) Possibility of appeal and removal

There is no right to object to data processing within the scope of your membership, as data processing is necessary for the fulfilment of the contract. An objection or revocation therefore automatically leads to the termination of the contractual relationship, but does not release you from the payment of the membership fees associated with your membership. Please send a written objection to dataprotection@

The data can only be deleted if no legal retention period has been specified. In this case, however, the data is blocked for other use. In such a case, the conversation cannot be continued by telephone.

3. Contact by telephone

a) Scope of data processing

If you contact us by telephone, our employees will collect the information necessary to deal with and answer your enquiry. This includes in particular your first and last name and other information about the reason for your call.

b) Legal basis

Legal basis for the processing of the data, which are transmitted in the course of a telephone contact inquiry, is art. 6 exp. 1 lit. b GDPR. If the contact is not made in connection with the membership in our network, the legal basis for the processing of the transmitted data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. In this case, the legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR lies in responding to your concerns on other topics.

c) Purpose of data processing

The purpose of data processing is to fulfil the contract that you conclude with us through your membership, in particular to provide you with the services offered and booked by you.

d) Duration of storage

The data are stored as long as this is necessary for the fulfilment of the contract or the duration of your membership. Insofar as these are commercial letters subject to retention under commercial and tax law, they will also be stored in accordance with the statutory retention periods.

e) Possibility of appeal and removal

There is no right to object to data processing within the scope of your membership, as data processing is necessary for the fulfilment of the contract. An objection or revocation therefore automatically leads to the termination of the contractual relationship, but does not release you from the payment of the membership fees associated with your membership. Please send a written objection to dataprotection@

The data can only be deleted if no legal retention period has been specified. In this case, however, the data is blocked for other use. In such a case, the conversation cannot be continued by telephone.

4. Database for membership in the Games Industry Network

a) Scope of data processing

When you register as a member in our network, we collect the following data depending on the membership you have booked:

Title, first name, last name

Company name & address

a valid e-mail address

Telephone number and other contact details

Information provided by you in connection with projects, services or job advertisements published by you on our website

Entries and discussion posts in our forums

This data is stored in a database set up specifically for our network. This database is located on our servers at LeaseWeb Deutschland GmbH. The database is developed and maintained by our programming team.

b) Legal basis

Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR is the legal basis for the processing of data collected by us in the course of the registration or administration of an industrial property right or a domain. Data processing by us is based on Art. 28 para. 3 GDPR.

c) Purpose of data processing

The purpose of data processing is to fulfil the contract that you conclude with us through your membership, in particular to provide you with the services offered and booked by you.

d) Duration of storage

The data are stored as long as this is necessary for the fulfilment of the contract or the duration of your membership. Insofar as these are commercial letters subject to retention under commercial and tax law, they will also be stored in accordance with the statutory retention periods.

e) Possibility of objection and removal

There is no right to object to data processing within the scope of your membership, as data processing is necessary for the fulfilment of the contract. An objection or revocation therefore automatically leads to the termination of the contractual relationship, but does not release you from the payment of the membership fees associated with your membership. Please send a written objection to dataprotection@