Liability for the contents
Although the contents of our website have been prepared with the greatest care, we cannot assume any liability for the correctness, completeness and topicality of the contents. As a service provider we are responsible in accordance with Article 7 par.1 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG) for own contents on these pages under the general laws. Pursuant to Articles 8 through 10 TMG however we are not under obligation as a service provider to monitor transmitted or stored third-party information or to search for circumstances which may point on illegal activities. Obligations to remove or block the use of information according to the general laws remain unaffected. Any liability in this respect is, however, is only possible from the moment of knowledge of a concrete infringement of rights. If we become aware of legal violations, we shall immediately remove these contents.
Liability concerning links
Our offer contains links to external web pages of third parties, whose contents are not subject to our influence. Therefore we cannot accept any liability for these external contents. The respective supplier or operator of the sites is always responsible for the contents of the linked websites. The sites linked were checked for possible violations of the law at the time of the creation of the link. No unlawful contents were detected at the date of the linkage. Constant checking of the contents of the linked web pages is not reasonable without specific evidence indicating a legal infringement. When violations of rights become known, we shall remove such contents immediately.
The contents and works on this website compiled by the website operator are subject to the German copyright law. Reproduction, processing, dissemination and any type of use beyond the scope of the copyright law shall require the prior written consent of its respective author or creator. Downloading and copying this website are only permitted for private and for non-commercial use. In so far as the contents on this page were not created by the operator, third-party copyrights are respected. In particular contents of third parties are indicated as such. Nevertheless if you should become aware of a copyright violation, we kindly request you to give us notice about it. Upon notification of violations, we will immediately remove such contents.
Please be aware that there are inherent security risks in transmitting data, such as E-Mails, via the Internet, because it is impossible to safeguard completely against unauthorized access by third parties. Nevertheless, we shall safeguard your data, subject to this limitation. In particular, personal information will be transmitted via the Internet only if it does not infringe upon third-party rights, unless the respective party has given its prior consent in view of such security risks. Accordingly, as the website provider, we shall not be held liable for any damages incurred as a consequence of such security risks or for any related acts of omission on our part. We oppose the use of any available contact information by a third party for sending unsolicited advertisements. As the website provider, we reserve the express right to take legal action against unsolicited mailing or E-Mailing of spam and other similar advertising materials.
In order to continuously improve and optimise our offers, we make use of a so-called tracking technology. To this end we are using the service of Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics makes use of "cookies" that means text files, which are stored on your computer and, through Google, enable analysing how our offers are used. The information collected with the cookies using our website (including your IP address) is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. We wish to point out that this website uses Google Analytics with the extension code "gat._anonymizeIp()", in order to guarantee an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so called IP masking). Upon our authorisation, your IP address is therefore registered by Google merely in a shortened form, which guarantees anonymity and does not allow you to be identified. If IP anonymity is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within the member states of the EU or in other member states of the European Economic Area Agreement. Only in exceptional circumstances the full IP address will be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google continues to adhere to the data-protection terms of the "US-Safe-Harbor" agreement and is registered with the US Department of Commerce "Safe-Harbor" programme. Google will use the aforementioned information in order to evaluate your use of our website, to compile reports about website activity for us, and to provide us with further services related to the use of websites and the internet. In the context of Google Analytics, the IP address provided by your internet browser will not be merged with other data possessed by Google. A transfer of these data to a third party on the part of Google will only take place on the basis of legal regulations or in the context of the processing of order data. Under no circumstances Google will merge your data with other data compiled by Google. By using this website you agree with the processing of data gathered about you by Google, with the data-processing strategy described above and the aforementioned purpose of this action. You can avoid the installation of cookies by adjusting your browser software. However, we would like to point out that this might prevent you from using some of the services on this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of this website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in from the following Link. Detailed information on Google Analytics and data protection is available under http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de or under http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html.