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Liability for the contents
The contents of our webpages has been prepared with the greatest of care. However, we cannot assume any liability for the correctness, completeness and topicality of the contents. Pursuant to Section (7), Para. (1) of the German Telemedia Act (TMG), we as a service provider are responsible for our own contents on this website under general law. In conformity with sections (8) to (10) of the German Telemedia Act, however, we as a service provider are not obligated to monitor submitted or saved third-party information or, if need be, to search for any unlawful activities. Obligations to remove or block the use of information in keeping with the general laws shall remain unaffected hereby. Any liability in this respect is, however, only incurred from the moment that knowledge of the specific breach of law is obtained. When relevant violations of rights become known, we shall remove such contents immediately.

Liability for links
Our offer contains links to third-party websites, on the contents of which we have no influence. For this reason, we cannot assume any liability for these third-party contents. The respective provider or operator of the websites shall always be responsible for the contents of the linked websites. At the point of linking, the linked websites were checked for potential legal violations. At the time of the link creation, no illegal contents were recognizable. However, a permanent control of the linked webpages without precise clues concerning a legal violation is not reasonable. When violations of rights become known, we shall remove such links immediately.

The contents and documents on these webpages prepared by the website operator are subject to the German copyright law. Copying, processing, distributing and any kind of use outside the limits of the copyright law shall require the written approval of the particular author, respectively compiler. Downloads and copies are only allowed to be used in a private, non-commercial way. If the contents of this website are not created by the operator, all copyrights of third parties shall be observed. In particular, third-party contents shall be marked as such. Nevertheless, if you should become aware of a copyright violation we kindly ask you to notify us accordingly. When violations of rights become known, we shall remove such contents immediately.

Data protection
The use of our website shall be possible normally without providing personal information. If personal data are collected on our webpages (such as name, address or e-mail addresses), this shall be done always on a voluntary basis, if possible. These data will not be forwarded to any third party without your express consent. We would like to point out that the transfer of data on the internet (e.g. during communication by e-mail) may have security gaps. It is not possible to protect such data completely against access by third parties. The use of contact data as published within the framework of imprint obligations by third parties in order to send advertising and information that is not expressly requested is herewith expressly ruled out. The operators of the webpages expressly reserve the right to pursue legal steps in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as through spam mail.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under

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