1. Contents of the Online Service
The author does not accept any liability for the actuality, accuracy, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims against the author relating to material or notional damages caused by the use or non-use of the information provided, or use of incorrect or incomplete information, are generally excluded as long as no intentional or grossly negligent culpability on the part of the author is proven. All offers are non-binding and without obligation. The author explicitly reserves the right to change, supplement, delete or stop for a period or ultimately without separate notification; this applies to pages of the site or the whole site.

2. References and Links
In the case of direct or indirect references to external websites ("Hyperlinks") beyond the area of responsibility of the author, a liability obligation would only take effect if the author had knowledge of the contents and tried to avoid use of illegal contents, if technically possible and feasible. The author hereby explicitly declares that no illegal contents could be identified at the time of setting up the link. The author does not have any influence over the current and future design, contents or copyright laws of linked/combined pages. He therefore hereby explicitly distances himself from the contents of all linked/combined pages changed after setting up the link. This applies to all links and references setup within the internet service and external entries and references and for external entries in guest books, discussion forums and mailing lists created by the author. The provider of the page referred to is solely liable for illegal, incorrect or incomplete contents, and particularly for damages caused by use or non-use of the presented information, and not the person who solely refers to the respective publication with a link.

3. Copyright and Trademark Laws
The author strives towards considering the copyright laws in all publications of used graphics, sound files, video sequences and texts, using graphics, sound files, video sequences and texts personally created and falling back on license-free graphics, sound files, video sequences and texts. All specified and third-party protected brands and trademarks in the internet service are subject to the terms of the respective valid trademark laws and ownership rights of the registered owner, without any restrictions. A conclusion should not be drawn that third-party rights are protected if they are simply mentioned! The copyrights for published items produced personally by the author remain with the author of the pages. The reproduction or use of such graphics, sound files, video sequences and texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the explicit agreement of the author.

4. Data Protection
If there are opportunities to enter personal or business details (e-mail address, name and postal address), this information is provided by the user on an explicitly voluntary basis. The use and payment of all services offered is, if technically possible and feasible, is also permitted without providing such data or by using anonymous data or a pseudonym. The published contact details within the scope of the imprint or similar data such as postal addresses, telephone and fax numbers and e-mail addresses may not be used by third parties to send information that is not explicitly requested. Legal action against the distributors of so-called Spam mails is explicitly reserved in case of any violations against this ban.

5. Legal Validity of the Disclaimer
This disclaimer is to be viewed as part of the internet service used to refer to this page. Should any part or individual formulations of this text not, not fully or no longer correspond with the valid legal position, the validity of the remaining part of the document and its contents are not affected.

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In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. 
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. 
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