Legal note (Standard Terms and Conditions)

Website Content

We do not assume any liability whatsoever for timeliness, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. We expressively reserve our right to modify, to amend, to delete parts of the site or the entire offer without further announcement or to terminate the publication temporarily or finally.

We generally exclude liability claims referring to damages of material or non-material character, that have been caused by the use or disuse of the information presented or rather by the use of faulty and incomplete information, provided that no demonstrably deliberate or grossly negligent conduct by us is on hand.

References and Links

This internet offer contains direct and indirect references („links“) to external internet sites. Therefore, we expressively declare that at the moment of setting links we had no information on illegal content on the linked sites. We do not have any influence on the current or future design and on content of the linked sites that has been changed after setting the link. For this reason, we do not assume liability for linked content outside of our sphere of influence – unless we know about the illegality of the content and it is technically possible and reasonable to us to prevent the use.

Copyright and Trademark Legislation

All illustrations and texts reproduced within this internet offer are protected by copyright. All rights are reserved and use of this internet offer beyond the intended purpose is subject to our written consent. A reproduction of these illustrations and texts and their display on external frame sites is prohibited. All brand- and trademarks – possibly protected on behalf of third parties - named within this internet offer are unlimited subject to the regulation of the respectively valid trademark legislation of the respectively registered owners.

Legal Effectiveness of this „Legal Note“

This legal note has to be seen as a part of the internet offer that referred to this site. If parts or singular phrases of this internet offer do not correlate, do no longer correlate or do not completely correlate to the valid legal situation, the remaining parts of the internet offer remain untouched concerning their content and their validity.

Data Privacy

1. Scope of Application

The protection of personal data is of high importance to us, especially in relation to the protection of the right of privacy and the right of data protection when compiling, processing and using this information. Data related to persons are compiled, processed and used under the provisions of the German Telemedia Act (TMG) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). Therefore, the following data privacy statement applies for the use of this website.

2. Data Compilation, Processing and Use

2.1 The use of this website is generally possible without the disclosure of individual-related data. Like with any website, our server automatically and temporarily registers e.g. the IP-address of the enquiring computer, the data enquiry of the client, the http-reply-code and the internet site from which you visit us. However, no individual-related analysis of this information is taking place. The provider can relate these data at no time to individual persons. A combination of these data with other data sources will not be done.

 2.2 In case you disclose individual-related data voluntarily, the data will be compiled, processed and used in accordance with the stipulations of the German Telemedia Act (TMG) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). In detail the following applies:

2.2.1 In case you disclose individual-related data to us by e-mail or using a contact form on our website (especially name, e-mail address or phone number), we will use these generally only for communication with you concerning the respective matter. Further use will only occur with your consent according to the detailed stipulations of item 3.1.

3. Consent According to Data Protection Provisions

3.1 In case you disclose individual-related data to us by using a contact form, especially for ordering a catalogue, and explicitly give your respective consent, we may compile, process and use the disclosed individual-related data (name, address, phone-/fax number, e-mail address and possibly further disclosed information e.g. the respective catalogue order) for advertising as well as market and opinion research.

3.2 You can countermand consent according to item 3.1 at any time with effectiveness for the future.

4. Transfer to Third Parties

In case you have disclosed individual-related data to us, these are not transferred to third parties on principle. There is only a transfer

  • within the limits of an order data processing to service providers in accordance with the stipulations of the BDSG and
  • within the limits of fulfilling legal obligations towards agencies entitled to receive information.

5. Cookies

Cookies are small text files stored locally in the cache of the page visitor’s internet browser. Cookies make the recognition of the internet browser possible. Cookies are merely used for session control and deleted afterwards. Cookies do not contain individual-related data.

6. Statistische Auswertung nach IP-Adressen

6.1 For purposes of advertising, market research and demand oriented design of our internet offer, there will be a statistical analysis of use according based on IP-addresses (“Top 30”). Normally IP-addresses are dynamically allocated by the internet service provider of the respective user at dial-in; thus only the internet service provider can establish a personal reference.

6.2 Users with statically allocated IP-address can nevertheless dissent to the inclusion of their data with the statistical analysis according to § 13 para. 2 no. 4 TMG by notifying us.

7. Right to Information

Upon written request will gladly inform you about all of your individual data stored within the scope of our internet site.  Please direct your request in writing to us.

8. Web Analysis Services

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "Cookies", text files that will be stored on your computer to analyze your use of the website. The information on your use of the website generated by the cookie is normally transferred to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. However, should the IP-anonymisation be activated on this webpage, your IP-address is cut by Google inside of member states of the European Union or inside of other signatory states of the Convention on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases, the complete IP-address will be transferred to a Google server in the USA before being cut there. By order of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of this website, to compile reports on the activities on this website and to provide further services connected to the use of the website and the internet to the website operator. The IP-address transferred by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data owned by Google.
You can prevent the storing of cookies by an appropriate setup of your browser software; however, we advise you that in this case you might not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. Beyond that, you can prevent the compilation of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP-address) by Google and the processing of this data by Google, if you download and install the browser plugin available with the following link: [].