I. Content of the online offer
The author assumes no guarantee of any kind for the up-to-dateness, accuracy, completeness or quality of the information made available. Liability claims against the author that refer to material loss or of a non-material nature that have been caused by the use or non-use of the information presented and/or by the use of defective and incomplete information are, in principle, ruled out, providing there was no demonstrably wilful or grossly negligent culpability on the part of the author.
All offers are made without obligation and without legally binding force. The author expressly reserves the right to change, supplement, delete or discontinue the publication temporarily or finally of parts of the pages or of the whole offer without giving separate notice.
II. References and links
In cases of direct or indirect references to outside Internet pages ("links") that are outside the author's sphere of responsibility, a duty of liability would only come into force if the author knew about the content and if it were technically possible and reasonable for him to prevent them being accessed in the case of their have illegal content. The author herewith states explicitly that no illegal content was identifiable at the time of setting the links to the pages to be linked. The author has no influence of any kind on the current and future formulation, content or authorship of the linked/connected pages. He therefore explicitly distances himself herewith from all the content of all the linked/connected pages that have been changed following the setting of the links. This statement applies for the links and references set within his own Internet offer and for outside entries made on guest books, discussion forums and mailing lists set up by the author. Only the person/company promoting the page to which reference has been made is liable for illegal, defective or incomplete content and especially for losses that arise from the use or non-use of items of information offered in that sort of way - not the person/company who just refers to the publication concerned via links.
III. Copyright and brand/trademark law
The author makes every endeavour in all publications to observe the copyrights of the graphics, audio clips, video sequences and texts, to use graphics, audio clips, video sequences and texts drawn up himself, or to have recourse to licence-free graphics, video sequences and texts.
All protected brands and trademarks mentioned within the Internet offer and, where applicable, protected by third parties are subject, without restriction, to the provisions of the whatever brand/trademark law applies in each case and to the rights of possession of the registered owner(s) concerned. The conclusion must not be drawn just on the basis of simply mentioning them that brands/trademarks are not protected by third party rights!
The copyright in the material drawn up and published by the author himself remains solely with the author of the pages. Any reproduction or use of such graphics, audio clips, video sequences and texts in other electronic or printed publications, without the author's explicit consent, is prohibited.
IV. Data protection
Insofar as, within the Internet offer, there is the opportunity to input personal or business data (e-mail addresses, names, postal addresses), then the disclosure of such data on the part of the user takes place on an expressly voluntary basis. The commissioning of and payment for all the services offered is - insofar as technically possible and reasonable - also permitted without such details and/or by providing anonymised data or using a pseudonym.
The use by third parties of what is provided via the site or of comparable details of published contact data such as postal addresses, telephone and fax numbers (including e-mail addresses) for the purpose of sending out information that has not been expressly requested, is not permitted. The right to take legal action against the sender of "spam" e-mails in the event of contraventions of this prohibition is expressly reserved.
V. The legal force of this liability exclusion
This liability exclusion must be regarded as part of the Internet offer from which reference to this page was made. If parts or individual formulations of this text were not, or no longer, or not completely to correspond with the current legal position, then the other parts of the document remain unaffected by that in terms of their content and validity.
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