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Limitation of liability for internal content

The content of our website has been created with care and to the best of our knowledge. However, we cannot assume any liability for the currentness of data, totality or accuracy of any of the pages.
Pursuant to section 7, para. 1 of the TMG (Telemediengesetz – Tele Media Act by German law), we as service providers are liable for our own content on these pages in accordance with general laws. However, pursuant to sections 8 to 10 of the TMG, we as service providers are not under obligation to monitor external information provided or stored on our website. Once we have become aware of a specific infringement of the law, we will immediately remove the content in question. Any liability concerning this matter can only be assumed from the point in time at which the infringement becomes known to us.


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Our website contains links to the websites of third parties („external links“). As the content of these websites is not in our hand, we cannot take any responsibility for such external content. In all cases, the provider of information of the linked websites is liable for the content and accuracy of the information provided. At the time when the links were placed, no infringements of the law were identifable to us. As soon as an infringement of the law becomes known to us, we will instanly take the link in question off our website.


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Data protection

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