Terms of Use / Disclaimer

(1) The use of this website is governed by the following Terms of Use which are deemed bindingly agreed between the user and the service provider as soon as this website is accessed. If and to the extent that special terms and conditions governing certain kinds of use of this website deviate from the Terms of Use set out herein, there will be an appropriate explicit hint in the relevant part of the website. In this case, the special terms of use apply on a supplementary basis from time to time.

This website contains data and information of all kinds which are protected under trademark law and/or copyright law in favour of the service provider or, from time to time, also in favour of third parties. Thus, it is not allowed to download, copy, reproduce and/or distribute the website as a whole or parts thereof. However, it is in particular allowed to copy or reproduce the website as is required in technical respect for browsing purposes if and to the extent this is not done for economic purposes, and to copy or reproduce the website permanently for personal use.

(2) It is allowed to place a link on this website if and to the extent it only serves as a cross reference. The service provider reserves the right to withdraw this authorization. It is not allowed to frame this website.

(3) The service provider accepts liability for the contents of its website according to the statutory provisions. The service provider does not warrant that the information on the website is correct and complete. References and links to websites of third parties must not be understood such that the service provider accepts and adopts the contents behind the reference or link as its own. The contents do not create any responsibility or liability of the service provider for the data and information provided there. The service provider cannot influence the contents behind the link. Therefore, the service provider does not accept liability for unlawful, incorrect or incomplete contents or for damages caused by the use of contents behind the link.

(4) Use of the Internet is at the user’s own risk. In particular, the service provider does not accept liability for any technical failure or outage of the Internet or connection to the Internet.

(5) If the contractual partner is a merchant (“Kaufmann”), legal entity under public law or a special fund under public law (“öffentlich-rechtliches Sondervermögen”), the place of jurisdiction is the service provider’s domicile. These Terms of Use are governed by German law with the exception of UN Sales Law.

(6) For users who are consumers (not business persons), we hereby point out the possibility of out-of-court dispute resolution according to Art. 14 of the Regulation (EU) No. 524/2013 – ODR Regulation. For details, please go to the said Regulation and to [link] http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr.

(7) The service provider reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use from time to time and adjust them to technical and legal developments. The user – provided he/she has registered – will be informed of the changes by separate notice. If individual provisions of these Terms of Use should be invalid, this is without prejudice to the validity of the remaining provisions hereof.