Data Confidentiality

Disclaimer of Liability
The contents of our web pages have been prepared with the utmost care. However, we cannot assume any guarantee for the accuracy, completeness and topicality of contents. Pursuant to § 7 Par. 1 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG), as a service provider we are responsible for our own contents on these pages according to the general laws. But according to §§ 8 to 10 TMG, as a service provider we are not obligated to monitor conveyed or stored outside information or to research for circumstances which are indicative of unlawful activity. Obligations pertaining to removal or blocking the utilization of information according to the general laws remain unaffected by this. However, a liability in this connection is only possible from the point of cognizance of a specific infringement. These contents will be immediately removed upon discovery of any corresponding infringements.

Liability for Links
Our offer contains links to external third-party websites, the contents of which we have no influence over. Therefore, we cannot assume any guarantee for such external contents. The respective provider or operator of the website is always responsible for the contents of linked websites. The linked websites were scrutinized for possible statutory violations at the time of linking. Unlawful contents were not discernible at the time of linking. However, a permanent contextual control of the linked websites is not reasonable without specific indications of an infringement. We will immediately remove such links upon discovery of infringements.

The contents and work compiled on these pages by the website operator are subject to German copyright law. In particular, the contents of third parties will be identified as such. The reproduction, handling, dissemination and any form of exploitation beyond the ambit of copyright law require the written consent of the respective author or originator. Downloads and copies of these pages are only allowed for private, non-commercial usage. The operators of these pages make a constant effort to respect the copyrights of others, and to utilize self-produced and license-free content.

Data Confidentiality/Privacy
All requests for personal data (for example, name, address, or email address), to the greatest extent possible, are on a voluntary basis. The use of all products and services, as far as possible, can occur without supplying personal information. We would like to point out that the transmission of data through the internet (for example communication via email) is potentially insecure. A complete protection of data from access by a third party is not possible.

Third party use of legally required contact information for the purpose of sending unsolicited advertising and other information material which has not been expressly requested, is hereby expressly prohibited. The operators of these pages reserve the right to take legal action in cases where unsolicited advertising, information, or other “spam” email is received.

Information on the Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies" which are text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your usage of the site. The information generated by the cookie on your site usage (including your IP address) will be transmitted to a server in the United States and stored there. When IP-anonymization on this website is activated however, Google will shorten your IP address in accordance with the terms agreed upon by the member states of the European Union and other member states of the European Economic Area Agreement. Only in exceptional cases are full IP addresses transmitted by Google to a Server in the United States before being shortened. By the authority of the operator of this website, Google will use this information in order to evaluate your site usage, compile reports on the site activities for the site operators and render other services associated with the site and internet usage. In no event will Google connect your IP address with other data of Google. You may prevent the installation of cookies via the applicable setting in your browser software; however, please be advised that in such case you might not be able to make full use of all functions of this site. You may, furthermore, prevent the information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as prevent Google from analyzing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at or, alternately at (general information pertaining to Google Analytics and data confidentiality). Please note that on this website Google Analytics has been expanded with the „gat._anonymizeIp();“ code in order to guarantee anonymous recording  of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

Source: Disclaimer of eLaw24 ( Portal on Internet Law, by lawyer Sören Siebert