Terms & Conditions inkluding Data Privacy Statement

1. preliminary remark

The General Terms and Conditions for the Use of Embargo Shield (hereinafter referred to as "GTC") are described below. By using Embargo Shield, you accept these General Terms and Conditions. The operator of Embargo Shield is beeclever GmbH, Universitätsstraße 3, 56070 Koblenz ("beeclever"). Embargo Shield is a product of the beeclever GmbH.


2. scope of application

These General Terms and Conditions govern the terms and conditions for the use of Embargo Shield, regardless of which domain the user has registered from.

"beeclever" refers to beeclever GmbH, Universitätsstraße 3, 56070 Koblenz, Germany, and/or the contractual service. Detailed contact data can be found in the imprint.

The registration is only possible via this shop platform, and only after the successful registration the use of the contents of beeclever is possible.


3. object

National and international regulations have stipulated that the persons, groups and organisations listed in the national and international sanctions lists are subject to certain specific restrictive measures in order to implement a common foreign and security policy.

These measures include, in particular, a comprehensive prohibition of disposition. This means that

* the assets, property and economic resources of these persons, groups and entities are frozen

* they may not receive or benefit directly or indirectly from any funds

* no economic resources may be made available to them, through which they could obtain funds, goods or services.


It is therefore forbidden, for example, to pay them money for goods, merchandise, services, salaries, etc., to sell them real estate or to rent them out commercially or to purchase real estate from them.


In addition to the above-mentioned ordinance, there are other sanction ordinances which impose corresponding prohibitions of disposition on the persons, groups and organisations listed therein. The corresponding ordinances pursue various purposes, including the enforcement of embargoes, the fight against terrorism, etc.


With our Embargo Shield, an examination of the sanctioned persons, groups or organisations can be carried out quickly and easily. Our Embargo Shield searches the comprehensive list of sanctioned persons and organisations compiled by the relevant authorities.


beeclever offers this service to improve access to information about sanctioned persons, organizations and groups in general. Our goal is to keep this information timely and accurate. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them. However, beeclever assumes no responsibility or liability with regard to the information on this service.


This information is

* of a general nature only and not intended to address the particular circumstances of any particular natural or legal person

* not necessarily comprehensive, complete, accurate or up to date

* sometimes linked to external websites or services over which the services of beeclever GmbH have no influence and for which beeclever assumes no responsibility

* no professional or legal advice (if you need special advice, you should always consult a suitably qualified professional at the original source of sanction information).


Please note that there is no guarantee that an online document will accurately reproduce an officially adopted text. Only the Official Journal of the original sources of sanctions is binding and has legal effects.


Our aim is to minimise disruption caused by technical errors. However, some data or information about our service may have been created or structured in files or formats that are not error-free. We cannot guarantee that our service will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. beeclever assumes no responsibility for such problems arising from the use of this website or linked external websites or services.

This disclaimer shall not limit the liability of beeclever GmbH contrary to the requirements of applicable national law or exclude its liability for matters which cannot be excluded under this law.


4. obligations of the user

Compliance with the provisions of these GTC and good manners are an indispensable prerequisite for the use of beeclever domains. By agreeing to these General Terms and Conditions, the user undertakes to comply with all of the following usage obligations and to use the services properly:


Access data 

The access data must be kept secret and may not be disclosed to third parties.The user is prohibited from allowing third parties to use Embargo Shield with their own access data. The user is obliged to inform beeclever immediately if there is reason to suspect that a third party has knowledge of access data and/or misuses an account.



In the event of a hit on one of the lists of sanctions examined, the user is obliged to treat this information as confidential and to consult the relevant authority. The further procedure in such a case will be determined by the relevant authority.

5. termination of the contract

The user of Embargo Shield may terminate the user agreement at any time.

beeclever reserves the right to terminate a user contract or to refuse the services in case of violations of these GTC. 



6. data protection

The collection, storage, deletion and use of personal data within Embargo Shield takes place in compliance with the relevant data protection regulations. In particular, beeclever will not pass on personal data of the user to third parties without authorisation or make them known to third parties in any other way. Further information on data processing, data security and data protection can be found in the Data Protection Declaration.


The company undertakes to comply with the applicable data protection regulations.


Unless permitted by a valid consent of the affected Embargo Shield user or German or European data protection law, the Company is prohibited from collecting, processing, using or disclosing personal data of Embargo Shield users to third parties.


beeclever and the associated Embargo Shield do not store any personal data. Embargo Shield accesses the data stored in this shop platform, compares them with the sanction lists and their contents. As reference value, only the order ID of the Shopoify order is stored on the beeclever database. All information about orders or customers are retrieved and displayed via API interface from the shop platforms database. None of this data is stored on beeclever databases.


No data will be transmitted to the operators of the provided sanction lists. All sanction data that are compared within Embargo Shield are exclusively processed internally. All sanction data are stored on the beeclever databases.


7. exemption

The user exempts beeclever from all rights and all claims, including claims for damages, which other users, other third parties or state authorities assert against beeclever. The user is aware that Embargo Shield is exclusively an information service and does not offer any legal basis.


8. liability and damages

beeclever is only liable for damages if the damages are based on intent or gross negligence of its legal representatives, employees or vicarious agents. beeclever is only liable for slight negligence if essential contractual obligations ("cardinal obligations") are violated. In this case the liability is limited to the foreseeable, with such contracts typically occurring damage. If beeclever is liable for this damage, there are no liability claims for loss of profit or savings, damages from claims of third parties and other indirect and direct consequential damages. Claims due to bodily injury as well as due to property damage according to the Product Liability Act remain unaffected. The aforementioned exclusions of liability and limitations do not apply in the case of the assumption of explicit guarantees by beeclever as well as in the case of claims due to missing assured characteristics. None of the contracting parties is liable to the other for the non-compliance with contractual obligations if the non-compliance is caused by circumstances over which he has no influence. This applies in particular to cases of force majeure.


9. final provisions

beeclever reserves the right to change provisions of these GTC at any time and without stating reasons, unless this is unreasonable for the user. If the GTC are updated, the user will be notified of the changes in good time by e-mail. If the user does not object to the validity of the new GTC within six weeks of receipt of the e-mail, the amended GTC shall be deemed to have been accepted by the user. In the event of an objection, beeclever has the right to terminate the contract within two weeks of receipt of the objection. beeclever will refer to this notice and to the right of objection in the respective e-mail. The law of the Federal Republic of Germany shall apply to these GTC and the entire legal relationship between beeclever and the user to the exclusion of conflict law and the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.


Place of performance is the registered office of beeclever. The sole place of jurisdiction for all disputes arising between the parties from the contractual relationship is, as far as legally permissible, the registered office of beeclever.


Place of jurisdiction for merchants within the meaning of the German Commercial Code (HGB) is the registered office of beeclever.

Additional agreements, changes and supplements and other notifications require the written form for their effectiveness, as far as nothing else is agreed in these terms and conditions. This also applies to the waiver of the written form requirement itself.