1 Limitation of Liability
The contents of this website are created with utmost care. However, the provider does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the content . The use of the content of the website is at the user's own risk. Contributions identified by name reflect the opinion of the author and not necessarily the opinion of the provider. The mere use of the website does not create any contractual relationship between the user and the provider.
2 External Links
This website contains links to third party websites ("external links"). These websites are the responsibility of their operator. When linking those third party links to the website, the provider ensured there were no legal violations. The provider has no influence on the current and future design and content of linked pages. The inclusion of external links does not mean that the provider adopts the content referred to in the links as own opinion. A constant control of external links without concrete evidence of violations is not feasible for the provider. Once the provider gains knowledge of rights violations, such external links will be deleted immediately.
If links on our pages route you to other pages, please inquire there about how your data are handled in such cases.
3 Copyright and Performance Rights
The information published on this website are subject both German and American copyright and ancillary copyright law. Any use not permitted by German/American copyright and ancillary copyright law requires the prior written consent of the provider or their respective owners. This applies in particular to copying, editing, translation, storage, processing and reproduction of contents in databases or other electronic media and systems. Contents and rights of third parties are marked as such. The unauthorized reproduction or distribution of individual contents or complete pages is not allowed and punishable. Only the production of copies and downloads for personal, private and non-commercial use is permitted.
The presentation of this website in external frames is only allowed with written permission.
By visiting the website, information about the access (date, time, page viewed) are saved. That data is not personal data, it is anonymous. It is used solely for statistical purposes. Disclosure to third parties for commercial or noncommercial purposes, does not take place.
The provider expressly points out that data transmissions over the Internet (e.g., when communicating by e-mail) are subject to security gaps and cannot be completely protected against access by third parties.
The use of the contact information for commercial advertising is expressly not desired unless the provider has given written consent or there is already a business relationship. The provider and all persons named on this website hereby object to any commercial use and disclosure of their data.
General Office Use
Your personal data (e.g. title, name, house address, e-mail address, phone number, bank details, credit card number) are processed by us only in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulations. The following provisions describe the type, scope and purpose of collecting, processing and utilizing personal data.
(1) Your personal data, insofar as these are necessary for this contractual relationship (inventory data) in terms of its establishment, organization of content and modifications, are used exclusively for fulfilling the contract. For invoices to be delivered, for instance, your name and address must be relayed to the supplier of the goods.
(2) Without your explicit consent or a legal basis, your personal data are not passed on to third parties outside the scope of fulfilling this contract. After completion of the contract, your data are blocked against further use. After expiry of deadlines as per tax-related and commercial regulations, these data are deleted unless you have expressly consented to their further use.
Connection to Social Media
On this webpage, the services of LinkedIn, Xing and Twitter are reference and linked. They are certified under the Privacy-Shield-Treaty and hence comply with the GDPR. Addresses and polfies are linked here:
This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and operation of which are explained below:
- Transient cookies (see a)
- Persistent cookies (b).
a) Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include in particular the session cookies. These store a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the common session. This will allow your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.
b) Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.
You can configure your browser setting according to your wishes e.g., decline the acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies. Please be aware that you may not be able to use all features of this site.
According to the GDPR, you have a right to free-of-charge information about your stored data, and possibly entitlement to correction, blocking or deletion of such data. Inquiries can be directed to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
6 Special conditions of use
The full data protection text can be seen on the German side of this website which highlights all items relevant for the GDPR, taking effect on May 25th, 2018.