Settlement of Disputes

We are not willing or obligated to participate in dispute settlement proceedings before a consumer arbitration board.

Liability for Content

The content of this website has been compiled with due care. The author assumes no responsibility for the correctness, completeness, and topicality of the content. As service provider and pursuant to Section 7 Para.1 German Telemedia Act (TMG) and according to common law, the author is only responsible for his own content on these pages. According to Sections 8 to 10 of the German Telemedia Act it is, however, not the responsibility of the author as a service provider to monitor or research information that has been submitted or saved by third-parties and may indicate an illegal act. This provision does not affect the obligation of the author to remove or block the use of information pursuant to the general laws and regulations. Liability in this respect is, however, only possible from the point in time of the knowledge of such a concrete violation. Should the author become aware of legal violations, such content will be removed by the author without delay.
Any liability claims against the author, which refer to material or non-material damage, and which may be caused by the usage or non-usage of the information provided or, respectively, by the usage of any incorrect or incomplete information, are herewith fundamentally precluded, provided that there is no evidence showing provable influences or gross negligence on the part of the author. All content is subject to change and non-binding. The author expressly reserves the right to change, supplement, delete, or to cancel the publication temporarily or permanently without giving prior notice.

Liability for Links

This content contains links to external third-party websites for whose content the author has no influence. The author can therefore assume no liability for such third-party content. The respective provider or operator of the linked pages is always responsible for those pages. The linked pages were reviewed for possible legal violations when the links were created. Illegal content was not detected at the time of the creation of the links. Permanent monitoring of the content of the linked websites is, however, not reasonable without concrete evidence of a breach of the law. In the case that violations become known to the author, the relevant links will be removed immediately.

Copyright Law

The content and works on these pages that have been provided by the site operator are subject to German copyright law. The duplication, processing, distribution, and any type of use outside the limits of the copyright require the written permission of the corresponding author or creator. Downloads and copies of this site are permitted only for private, non-commercial purposes. Should this website include content that has not been created by the operator, the third-party copyrights will be respected. Third-party contents and rights are identified as such in this regard. Should you still have reason to believe that a copyright violation has occurred despite the precautionary measures taken, the author kindly requests that you inform him. In the case that legal violations become known to the author, the content in question will be removed without delay.

Protection of Privacy

The operators of this site take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle your personal data confidentially and pursuant to the Data Protection Act and this Data Privacy Declaration. The use of this website is generally possible without providing personal data. In regard to the collection of personal data on this website (e.g. name, address, or e-mail address), the provision of this data is always done on a voluntary basis. This data will not be released to third parties without your express consent.
The author wishes to point out that data transfer on the Internet (e.g. in e-mail communication) can present security vulnerabilities. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
Use of the contact data provided under the compulsory website publisher information by third parties for unsolicited circulation of advertising and information material is prohibited. The operator of the site expressly reserves the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited circulation of promotional information, for instance through spamming.


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Most of the cookies that we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted upon ending your visit to the site. Other cookies are stored on your end device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

You can configure your browser settings so that you will be informed about the implementation of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, accept cookies in specific cases or generally suspend the use of cookies and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functionality of this website may be restricted.

Server Log Files

The provider of the site collects and automatically stores information in the so-called server log, which is automatically transmitted to us by your browser. These include:
• Browser type and browser version
• Operating system being used
• Referrer URL
• Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
• Time of the server request
This data is anonymous and not able to be allocated to specific persons. This data will not be joined together in any way with other data sources. We reserve the right to subsequently verify this data if we receive concrete evidence that it is being used unlawfully.

Copyright Notice

All content and structures of this website are protected by copyright law and ancillary copyright law. The publication on the World Wide Web or in other Internet Services does not represent a declaration of consent for a different utilization by third parties.

Legal Validity of this Disclaimer

This Disclaimer is to be viewed as a part of the website from which this page was referred. Should parts or individual formulations of this text not, no longer or not completely conform to the applicable legal status; the remaining parts of the document shall remain unaffected by this in their content and validity.