1. Content of Online Information
The provider cannot accept liability for the accuracy, completeness or quality of the information supplied, nor for it being up-to-date. Liability claims against the provider referring to material or ideal damage sustained by the use or non-use of information supplied or through the use of erroneous or incomplete information are specifically excluded insofar as there is no evidence of any intentional or gross negligence on the part of the provider.
All published information is subject to change and is not binding. The provider explicitly reserves the right to amend, supplement or delete parts or all of the information or to stop publication temporarily or permanently and without notice.
Despite careful review of the content, the provider accepts no liability for the content of external links. The providers of the web pages to which the links lead, including web pages of the university administration, central facilities, faculties, institutes etc are solely responsible for their contents.
2. Rerefences and Links
In the case of direct or indirect references to the websites of third parties (hyperlinks) lying outside the responsibility of the provider, liability would ensue solely in the case where the provider has knowledge of the content and could be reasonably expected and technically able to prevent the use of illegal content.
The provider expressly declares that at the time of creating the links no illegal content was to be recognised on the websites that were to be linked. The provider has no influence over the current and future design and content or the copyright of linked websites. The provider thus expressly distances themselves from all content of linked websites / pages altered after the links were created. This statement is valid for all links and references created within our own internet site as well as for contributions by third parties to visitor’s books, discussion forums and mailing lists set up by the provider. The provider of the website to which published links lead, and not the provider who refers via links to the published information, is solely responsible for any illegal, erroneous or incomplete content and especially for any losses or damages arising out of the use or non-use of that information.
3. Copyright and Trademark Law
In all publications, the provider endeavours to respect the copyright of the graphics, audio and video clips, and texts used, to employ graphics, audio and video clips, and texts created by the provider themselves, or to use public-domain graphics, audio and video clips, and texts. All trademarks and service marks specified within the internet site including those registered by third parties are subject without restriction to the provisions of the relevant trademark law and the proprietary rights of the registered owner. Mention of the name does not lead to the conclusion that trademarks are not protected by the rights of third parties. Copyright for published items created by the provider rests solely with the provider. Such graphics, audio and video clips, and texts in other electronic or printed publications may not be reproduced or used without the express permission of the provider.
4. Data Protection
Where the internet site allows for personal or business data to be entered (e-mail addresses, names, and postal addresses), this data is supplied on an explicitly voluntary basis on the part or the user. As far as it is technically possible and reasonable, all services offered may be accessed and paid for without supplying such data or by means of anonymized data or a pseudonym. Third parties are not permitted to make use of contact data published in the impressum (legal notice) or similar, such as postal addresses, telephone and fax numbers as well as e-mail addresses, to send unsolicited information. We explicitly reserve the right to take legal steps against the senders of so-called spam mail who have contravened this prohibition.
5. Legal Effectiveness of this Disclaimer
Insofar as parts or individual formulations of this text do not, no longer or do not completely comply with the valid legal situation, the remaining parts of the document remain unaffected by this with respect to content and validity.
Our English website is a translation of the German website. In the event of discrepancies, the German text shall prevail.