data protection

Exclusion of liability

Liability for the content
Although we take great care to ensure that the content here is up to date, complete and accurate, we can give no guarantee for this. In accordance with Article 7 para. 1 of the German TDG [Teleservices Act], we are responsible in our capacity as the service provider for our own content on our pages on the basis of the general laws. However, we have no obligation to monitor transferred or stored outside information (Articles 8-10 of the German TDG).We will immediately remove the relevant content once we become aware of any legal infringements. However, any liability going beyond that shall only apply from the point in time that we were notified of the concrete legal infringements.

Liability for links
Our Website includes links to the external Websites of third parties, where we have no influence whatsoever on their content. For that reason we also cannot assume liability whatsoever for this third-party content. The relevant provider or operator of the Websites is responsible for the content of these linked Websites. The linked Websites had been checked for any possible legal infringements at the time of the linking. No content that was against the law was found at the time of the linking. It is not feasible to permanently check the content of the linked Websites without concrete points of reference for a legal infringement. If we are notified of any such legal infringements we shall remove the offending links at once.

The content of this Website that had been created by the Website operator is subject to German copyright law. Duplication, copying, processing and distribution and any form of usage outside the limits set by copyright law shall require the prior written approval of the relevant author or creator. Downloads from and copies of this Website may only be used for private, non-commercial purposes. If the content on this Website had not been created by the operator, the copyright of the relevant third parties had been respected. In particular, any content from third parties is marked as such. If nonetheless you become aware of an infringement of copyright, we would request you to inform us of this immediately. If we are notified of any such legal infringements we shall remove the offending content at once.

Data protection
We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and treat your private data in a confidential manner and in accordance with the legal data protection and privacy regulations and this data protection declaration. As a rule, it is possible to use our Website without needing to give any personal data. If for our part we collect any personal data on our Website (for example, your name, address or e-mail addresses), this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data is not passed on to third parties without your explicit approval. We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when sending e-mail) is not necessarily secure. It is not possible to provide complete protection for data against access by third parties. The use of the contact data published as part of the requirement to provide certain legal details by third parties to send advertising and information materials that had not been explicitly requested is hereby explicitly contested. The operator of the Website explicitly reserves the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.