By accessing and browsing this website the visitor has a binding agreement with the website operator on the following conditions. The operator, also called editor or publisher, is at the same time photographer, author and service provider.


All contents and works published on this website, especially the photographs, are governed by the copyright laws and related rights of Germany. Any download, duplication, full or partial reproduction, processing, distribution or any form of utilization beyond the scope of copyright law shall require the prior written consent of the author or authors in question. Unauthorized copying and storing of this website's contents is a criminal offense (exception: download of Terms and Conditions). For further information on copyright and utilization please do also take note of the Terms and Conditions. All rights reserved.

Limitation of Liability for Internal Content

The content of this website has been compiled with meticulous care and to the best of the operator's knowledge. However, it is impossible to assume liability for the up-to-dateness, completeness or accuracy of any of the pages. Pursuant to section 7, paragraph 1 of the TMG (Telemediengesetz –  Tele Media Act by German law), the operator as editor and service provider is liable for the own content on these pages in accordance with general laws. However, pursuant to sections 8 to 10 of the TMG, the provider is not under obligation to monitor external information provided or stored on this website. Once the publisher has become aware of a specific infringement of the law, the content in question will be removed immediately.

Limitation of Liability for External Links

This website contains links to websites of third parties, so-called external links. As the content of these websites is not under the control of the operator of this website, not any liability can be assumed for such external content. In all cases, the provider of information of the linked websites is responsible for the content and accuracy of the information given there. At the point in time when the links were placed, no infringements of law were recognizable to the operator. The publisher of the content provided on this website expressly dissociates herself from all external contents which may infringe the law and which may be contra bonos mores. The editor recognizes and is committed to the German Constitution (Basic Law) as well as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) adopted by the United Nations General Assembly.

Data Protection

The use by third parties of all published contact details for the purpose of advertising is expressly excluded. The operator of this website reserves the right to take legal steps in case of the unsolicited sending of advertising information — e.g. by means of spam mail.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP-address that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

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Legal Venue

Place of jurisdiction is the Federal Republic of Germany.