liability exemptions

content liability
The contents of our pages have been prepared with the utmost diligence. However, we cannot guarantee correctness, completeness and current status of this data. In accordance with §§ 8 to 10 TMG (Telemedia Act) we are responsible for our contents on these pages to the extent of the general legal provisions.  In following however, as a service provider, we are not responsible to monitor transferred or stored external information, or to research the circumstances that may indicate criminal activity. The obligations to remove or block the use of information in accordance with the general law shall remain unaffected. Corresponding liability however, only applies from the time a concrete legal violation is determined. Upon determination of a respective legal violation these contents will be removed immediately. 

liability for links
Our selection contains links to third party websites, whose contents we cannot control. Therefore we cannot guarantee these external contents. The respective providers or operators are solely responsible for the contents of the linked pages. Upon linking, these pages have been reviewed for possible legal violations.  At the time the pages were linked no legal violations were determined. However, permanent contextual review of these pages without proper cause is not feasible. Upon knowledge of legal violations, we will remove the respective links immediately.


The prepared contents and works on these pages are subject to the German copyright. Reproduction, processing, distribution and any type of use outside of the copyright restrictions require the written consent of the respective author or originator. Downloading and copying this page is only authorized for private purposes and is prohibited for commercial use. If the page has not been created by the provider/operator, copyrights of third parties must be taken into consideration. Third party contents will be identified accordingly. In the event you should recognize a copyright violation, please send us a notification.  Upon knowledge of legal violations, we will remove the contents immediately.


data protection
In general you can to use our website without disclosing personal data. If personal data is required on our pages (e.g. name, address or email addresses), it is typically on voluntary basis.  This data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent. We advise you that data transfer on the internet (e.g. email communication) may contain security gaps. Total data protection from third party access is not possible.
We hereby expressly object to the use of contact data published by third parties within the scope of imprint obligations being used for unsolicited advertisement or informational materials. The operators reserve the rights to exercise legal repercussions in the event unsolicited advertising information such as spam-mail is received.


data protection declaration for Facebook-Plug In users (Like-Button)
Plug ins for the social network Facebook, at 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are, or will be integrated on our pages. You will recognize the Facebook plug ins on our page by the Facebook logo or the "Like-Button". You will find an overview about the Facebook plug ins here
When you visit our pages, a direct connection to Facebook between your browser and the Facebook server will be established through the plug in. With it, Facebook will be informed of your visit to our site. If you click on the Facebook “Like button” while you are logged on to Facebook you can link the contents of our page with your Facebook profile. Facebook can add your visit to our site to your user account.  We hereby advise you that we, as a provider of these pages, do not receive feedback regarding the contents of the transferred data or how it is utilized by Facebook. You will find additional information in Facebook’s data protection declaration at If you do not want your visit to our pages added to your Facebook user account, please log out of Facebook.


data protection declaration for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so called "Cookies"; which are text files that will be stored on your computer and enable a website user analysis through you. The information regarding your use of this website, which is collected by these cookies are generally transferred and stored on a Google server in the USA. In the event the IP-anonymizer on this website is activated, your IP-address will be abbreviated by Google within the European member states or other contract states. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP-address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use this information on behalf of this website operator to analyze your website use, to create reports regarding your website activities and to provide additional corresponding services regarding website and internet use to the website operator. The IP-address transferred from your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be integrated in other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of these cookies by activating the respective setting on your browser software; however, we advise you that you may not be able to fully access all functions of this website. In addition, you can also prevent the collection and disclosure of the data created by the cookie with regard to your website use(…) to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the available browser-plug in from the following link:

data protection declaration for the use of Google +1

collecting and forwarding information:
By using the Google +1-button you will be able to publish information globally. You and other users will receive personalized contents from Google and our partners through the Google +1-button. Google stores the information you have provided for a 1+content, as well as information regarding the page you have viewed by clicking on +1. Your +1 can be displayed together with your profile name and your photo, in services provided by Google, such as in search results, your profile or other places on websites and internet ads. Google records information regarding your +1 activity in an effort to improve the Google services for you and others. In order to utilize the Google +1 button you will need a public and globally visible Google profile which must contain at least the name selected for the profile. This name will be used for all Google services. In some cases this name may be substituted for another name you have used for sharing contents through your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be disclosed to users who know your email address or are in possession of other identifying information regarding your person.


use of collected information:
In addition to the servitudes explained above, the information you have provided will be used by Google in accordance with the currently valid Google data protection guidelines.  Google possibly publishes summarize statistics regarding the users’ +1 activity or forwards the aforementioned to users and partners, such as publishers, internet pages, interested parties or linked websites.


sources: liability exemptions from eRecht24, the portal to internet law from lawyer Sören Siebert, eRecht24 data privacy statement for Facebook, data privacy statement for Google Analytics, Google +1 conditions

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