Privacy Policy

This data privacy statement explains the procedures used to collect and process your personal data when you use the website. The website is an offer by SternMaid America LLC, a member of the Stern-Wywiol Gruppe, 3565 Butterfield Road, Unit 111, Aurora, IL 60502.

Personal data

Personal data is individual statements concerning the personal or material circumstances of a natural person whose identity is known or can be determined.

Collection and use of personal data

If, at your own discretion, you send us personal data (your name, address, email address, other contact data) through the website, for example when ordering information material, filling out a contact form or requesting an email newsletter, we use such personal data solely in order to perform the service you are requesting. All personal data is treated as confidential and in accordance with data protection laws.

By using this website, you expressly agree that the use of this website is at your sole risk. All materials on this website are protected by copyright and intellectual property laws and are the property of the Stern-Wywiol Gruppe. The information published on this website is for general information purposes only. It is provided by SternMaid America, and while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we, including our affiliates, subsidiaries or designees and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, third-party content providers, designers, contractors, distributors, merchants, sponsors, licensors and the like (collectively “Associates”) make no representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, as to the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability of the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. In no event do we or our Associates assume any liability for any loss or damage, including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website. Through this website you may be able to link to other websites which are not under the control of the Stern-Wywiol Gruppe. We have no control over and accept no liability as to the nature, content and availability of these additional sites. The inclusion of any links does not imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed therein. Every effort is made to keep our website up and running without any down-time or interruption. However, SternMaid America and its Associates do not assume any responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Google Analytics

The website also uses Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a Web analytics service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”; these are text files that are stored on your hard disk and permit an analysis of use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is normally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
However, since we have activated IP anonymization, your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union and other signatories to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. At our request, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to draw up reports on website activities and to render other services to us concerning use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser through Google Analytics will not be used in conjunction with other Google data.

You can prevent the cookies from being stored by adjusting your browser software, but if you do so you may not be able to use all the functions of the website in full. Moreover, you can prevent transmission to Google of the data generated by the cookie concerning your use of the website (including your IP address) and processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available for deactivation under the following link:

You will find more information on maintenance of data privacy by Google Analytics under the English data protection laws here:

Please note that the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” has been added to Google Analytics for the website in order to ensure the anonymized recording of IP addresses (IP masking).


If you have any questions on the collection and processing of data in connection with use of the website, please contact us at: