1. Content of the online offer
The author assumes no warranty that the information provided on these pages is up-to-date, correct and complete. Warranty claims against the author of these pages relating to material or non-material damages caused by the use or non-use of information provided and/or incorrect and incomplete information are in principle excluded unless it can be proven that the author acted with intent or with gross negligence.
All of the offers are subject to change with notice and non-committal. The author expressly reserves the right to change, add or remove parts of his pages or the entire offering without prior notice or to withdraw the publication temporarily or permanently.
2. References and hyperlinks
A liability obligation for direct or indirect references to external Internet pages («links») that do not lie within the responsibility of the author would only come into effect if the author is aware of the content and it would have been technically possible and reasonable to prevent their use in the event of illegal content. The author expressly declares that the linked pages contained no illegal content at the time the link was created. The author has no influence whatsoever over the current or future design of, the content shown on or the copyright to the linked pages. For this reason the author dissociates himself from any content on the linked pages that have been changed after the link was created. This statement retains its validity for all links and references created within his own Internet offering as well as for external entries in visitor’s books and mailing lists created by the author. The liability for all illegal, incorrect or incomplete contents, and in particular for any loss or damage incurred after the use or non-use of such information, lies solely with the provider of the page to which the link was placed.
3. Copyright and trademark law
The author aims to honour the copyrights of the images, sounds, video sequences and texts used in all publications, to use images, sounds, video sequences and texts he himself has produced or to use public domain graphics, sounds, video sequences and texts. If copyrighted brand labels and trademarks are used in the Internet offering and/or named by third parties, they are subject without restrictions to the terms of the relevant applicable trademark law and the titles of the relevant registered holder. Simply because a trademark is named does not mean that it can be concluded that it is not protected by third-party rights! The copyright for objects produced and published by the author himself remains solely with the author of the pages. Any duplication or use of such images, sounds, video sequences or texts in other electronic or printed publications requires the express consent of the author.
4. Data privacy
If personal or business data (e-mail address, name, address) is able to be entered anywhere within the Internet offering, this data is disclosed by the user solely on a voluntary basis.
5. Validity of this disclaimer
This disclaimer should be seen as part of the Internet offering from which this page was accessed. If parts of or individual phrases of this text do not, no longer or do not completely comply with prevailing legal norms, this does not affect the content and validity of the remaining parts of the document.
6. Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. («Google»). Google Analytics uses so-called «cookies», text files that are saved on your computer and allow an analysis of how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie on your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and saved on a Google server in the USA. Google uses this information to analyse how you use the website, to compile reports on the website activities for the website operator and to render further services associated with the use of the website and the Internet. Google may also pass this information on to third parties if this is required under law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will not combine your IP address with other Google data under any circumstances. You can prevent cookies being installed by a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all of the functions on this website. By using this website you agree to the processing of any personal data collected by Google in the aforementioned manner and for the aforementioned purpose.
7. Using Facebook plugins
Using Facebook plugins. Plugins from the social media network Facebook are used on these website pages. They are provided by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA («Facebook»). If you land on one of our website pages that has such a plugin, a connection to the Facebook servers is established and, by notifying your browser, the plugin displayed on the website page. It, in turn, informs the Facebook server which of our website pages you visited. If you are logged in as a Facebook user, Facebook sends this information to your personal Facebook user account. When using plugin functions (e.g. clicking on the “Like” button, entering a comment), this information is also sent to your Facebook account. You can only prevent this by logging off of Facebook before using the plugin.
For more detailed information on how Facebook stores and uses your information, about your associated rights and options to protect your personal information, go to Facebook’s data privacy information page.