1. Contents of the Website
The author shall not assume any liability for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims made against the author which relate to damages of material or immaterial kind which have been caused by the use or disuse of the information provided and/or by the use of incorrect and incomplete information shall be generally excluded unless it can be shown that the author acted with intent or grossly negligent. Any and all offers shall be subject to change and non-binding. The author shall expressly reserve the right to change, supplement or delete parts of the pages or the entire website without giving any separate notification or to discontinue publication temporarily or entirely.
2. References and Links
In the event of direct or indirect references to third-party websites (“hyperlinks”) which are outside the author’s responsibility, the author shall only be liable if they are aware of the contents thereof and if it were technically possible and reasonable to prevent the use thereof in the event of any illegal contents. The author shall hereby expressly state that, when creating the links, no illegal contents were visible on the pages to which the links referred. The author shall not have any influence on the current and future layout, the contents or the copyright of the linked/associated pages. The author shall therefore explicitly distance themselves from any and all contents of all linked/associated pages which were changed after the links had been established. This statement shall apply to any and all links and references created within the author’s own website as well as to any third-party entries in guest books, discussion forums, link directories, mailing lists set up by the author and in any other forms of databases the contents of which can be accessed and altered externally. Liability for illegal, incorrect or incomplete contents and in particular for damages arising from the use or non-use of the information provided in such a way, shall remain solely with the providers of the page which was referred to and not those who merely makes reference to the respective publication.
3. Copyright Law and Law on Trademarks and Related Signs
The author shall endeavour to respect the copyrights of the graphics, audio files, video sequences and texts used in any and all publications, to use graphics, audio files, video sequences and texts created by the author themselves and to resort to public-domain graphics, audio files, video sequences and texts. Any and all brand names and trademarks mentioned within the website and, if required, protected by third parties shall be subject to the respectively applicable Law on Trademarks and Related Signs and the rights of ownership of the respective registered owners. Simple reference to them shall not lead to the conclusion that brand names are not protected by third-party rights! Copyright for objects created by the author themselves shall remain solely with the author of the pages. Any reproduction or use of such graphics, audio files, video sequences and texts in other electronic or printed publications shall only be permitted with the author’s express consent.
4. Data Protection
If this website offers the possibility of entering personal or business data (email addresses, names, postal addresses), the disclosure of this data on the part of the user shall take place on an expressly voluntary basis. The use and payment of any and all services offered shall, as far as technically feasible and reasonable, be permitted without specification of such data and/or under specification of anonymous data or an alias. The use of contact data published within the framework of the site notice or comparable specifications of published contact data such as postal addresses, telephone and fax numbers as well as email addresses by third parties for transmitting information not expressly requested shall not be permitted. We shall expressly reserve the right to take legal action against the senders of so-called spam mails in case of violation of this prohibition.
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5. Validity of this Disclaimer
This disclaimer shall be regarded as being part of the online offering from which reference was made to this page. If parts or individual phrases of this text does not, does no longer or does not completely comply with current law, the content and validity of the remaining parts of this document shall remain unaffected by this.