1. Content

The author reserves the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect,will therefore be rejected.
All offers are not-binding and without obligation. Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all offers and information might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by the author without separate announcement.

2. Referrals and links

The author is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from his pages - unless he has full knowledge of illegal contents and would be able to prevent the visitors of his site fromviewing those pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages. Furthermore the author is not liable for any postings or messages published by users of discussion boards, guestbooks or mailinglists provided on his page.

3. Copyright

The author intended not to use any copyrighted material for the publication or, if not possible, to indicate the copyright of the respective object.
The copyright for any material created by the author is reserved. Any duplication or use of objects such as images, diagrams, sounds or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the author's agreement.

4. Privacy policy

If the opportunity for the input of personal or business data (email addresses, name, addresses) is given, the input of these data takes place voluntarily. The use and payment of all offered services are permitted - if and so far technically possible and reasonable - without specification of any personal data or under specification of anonymized data or an alias. The use of published postal addresses, telephone or fax numbers and email addresses for marketing purposes is prohibited, offenders sending unwanted spam messages will be punished.

5. Personal Data

You can visit our web site without providing any personal data. If our web site requires such personal data as name, address or e-mail, providing such data is voluntarily, if it is possible. These data shall not be forwarded to third parties without your special consent. Provided that you and we establish, develop the content or amend contractual relations or you send us inquires, we collect and process your personal data, when it is necessary for the mentioned purposes (existing data). We collect, process and use personal information when it is necessary for you to use the web offer (user data). All personal information will be stored only during the time it is necessary for the mentioned purpose (processing or your inquiries or contract fulfillment). In this connection the record retention periods regarding taxation and commercial right shall be observed. Upon instructions of the relevant authorities we can provide information about this data in separate case (existing data) if this is necessary for law enforcement, danger adverting, compliance with legal requirements of the Constitution protection authorities or military defense or for fulfilment of the intellectual property rights.


We collect personal information (e.g. name, e-mail) in the framework of your comment about an article only in the scope you have provided us. Upon publishing a comment your e-mail address will be saved, still it won’t be made public. Your name will be published unless you have written your comment using a pseudonym.

6. Privacy Declaration for the Facebook Plugin (“Like”)

This web site uses the plugin by facebook.com, which is provided by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, the USA. We draw attention of users of this web site with the installed Facebook plugin that a connection to Facebook is established through this plugin. Thus a transition is made in your web browser so that the plugin appears in the web page. Moreover information available on our homepage about your visiting the website is transferred to Facebook server due to this usage. For logged-on Facebook users this means that their user data will be assigned to the personal Facebook accounts. As long as you use Facebook plugin as a logged-on Facebook user (e.g. by clicking the “Like” button or using the commenting function) these data will be transmitted to your Facebook account and published there. You can avoid it only if you have logged out your Facebook account. You can find further information regarding Facebook privacy policy in the privacy policy published at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.

7. Privacy Policy Declaration of Google Analytics

This web page uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses the so-called “Cookies”, i.e. text files, which are stored in your computer and allow analysis of your web page using. The information received by the cookies about your usage of this web page is sent to a Google server in the USA and is stored there. We have activated IP anonymization. Thus on this web page your IP address is preliminary shortened by Google within the European Union member states and other signatory states of the European Economic Area Agreement. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be sent to a Google server in the USA and will be shortened there. On behalf of this website operator Google uses this information to evaluate your usage of this webpage, to compile reports about the web site activity and to render other information services connected with the web site and internet usage.

The IP address transferred from your browser in the framework of Google Analytics won’t be consolidated with other data by Google. You can avoid saving “cookies” by means of special settings in your web browser. We would like to draw your attention to the fact that in this case you won’t be able to use completely all functions of this web page. Moreover you can avoid compiling of the data collected by means of “cookies” and referring to your usage of the web page (including your IP address) to Google, as well as these data processing by Google, if you download and install the following plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

8. Access Right

You have every time the right to receive, free of charge and immediately, information about the data collected about your person. You have every time the right to revoke the consent to use your provided personal information for future. To receive such information please get in touch with the company using the contact data in the Imprint.

9. Special Terms of Use


If the special Terms of Use for individual uses of this web site differ from the terms mentioned under the Articles from 1 to 4, this will be specially mentioned at the corresponding place. In this case the special Terms of Use are valid for the mentioned individual cases.

10. Legal validity of this disclaimer

This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the internet publication which you were referred from. If sections or individual terms of this statement are not legal or correct, the content or validity of the other parts remain uninfluenced by this fact.