General Terms and Conditions

1. Website contents

The author does not assume any liability for the relevance, accuracy, completeness, or quality of the information provided online. Under no circumstances can the author be held responsible for material and non-material damages caused by the use or non-use of the information, or by the use of incorrect and incomplete information, as far as they are not caused deliberately or due to gross negligence.

All offers are non-binding and without obligation. The author explicitly reserves the right to modify, to add to, to delete, or to temporarily or permanently remove parts of the website or the entire offer without prior notice.

2. References and links

For direct or indirect references to third-party internet websites ("Links") which lie outside the author’s responsibility, no liability can be accepted unless the author had knowledge of their contents, and if it was technically possible and reasonable to prevent from the use of such unlawful contents.

The author expressly declares that the respective links did not refer to unlawful content at the time of publication. Furthermore, the author has no influence whatsoever on the current and future design, content, or copyright of the websites referred to. Therefore, the author expressly distances itself from all the contents of websites linked to, which may have been altered after placing the links. This statement stands for all references placed within its own website contents as well as for third-party entries in guest books, discussion forums, and mailing lists set up by the author.

Not the author placing the links, but the owner of the website linked to is the only party against whom any liability claims can be made for damages resulting from the use or non-use of unlawful, inaccurate, or incomplete contents.

3. Copyright and trade-mark laws

The author aims to adhere to copyright and trade-mark laws with reference to all graphics, audio files, video sequences, and texts used in all publications, and to use graphics, audio documents, video sequences and texts created by itself or to resort to such files which are license free.

Each trade-mark, registered trade-mark and copyright named in the website contents and protected by third parties is unrestrictedly subject to the conditions of the respectively valid trade-mark law and the ownership rights of each registered owner. Sole mention only does not draw the conclusion that trade-marks are not protected by the rights of third parties.

Copyright for all objects owned and published by the author remains in the possession the author. The copying or reproduction of any graphics, audio documents, video sequences, and texts for other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the author’s expressed consent.

4. Privacy protections

In case a given possibility to submit personal or business data (e-mail, name, address) within this website’s pages, the disclosure of such data on the part of the user takes place on an explicitly voluntary basis. The use and payment of all offered services is, as far as technically possible and reasonable, allowed without indication of such private data or by indicating anonymised data or a pseudonym.

5. Legal effectiveness of this disclaimer

This disclaimer of liability is to be seen as a part of the website contents referred to from these pages. As far as parts or single phrasing of this text do not, not anymore, or not completely comply with prevailing legal norms, the contents and validity of the remaining parts of the document are not affected.