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Imprint / Data protection

LINNEMANN GmbH • Heerweg 14 - 16 • 72070 Tübingen
Phone: +49 - (0) 7071 97555 - 0
Telefax: +49 - (0) 7071 97555 - 10
info@linnemann-online.com • http://www.linnemann-online.com
Entitled to act as authorised representatives in
accordance with § 5 Telemediengesetz:

Annette Linnemann (Managing director)
Martin Linnemann (Managing director)
Thomas Linnemann (Managing director)
Commercial Register: Amtsgericht Stuttgart, HRB 381326
VAT-IdNo.: DE146893238
Responsible for the content of this website under
Section 55 par. 2 German Media Act (RSTV):

Thomas Linnemann (Anschrift wie oben)
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Terms of Use

(May 2006)

1. Scope
Any use of this web site (Linnemann-Website) provided by LINNEMANN GmbH (Linnemann), is subject to these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use may be amended, modified or replaced by other terms and conditions, e.g. for the purchase of products and services. In accessing or using the Linnemann-Website these Terms of Use are accepted in their then current version.

If the User uses this Linnemann-Website as business customer, i.e. that it is not acting for purposes which are outside its trade, business or profession, or as administration customer, § 312e para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 - 3 of the German Civil Code does not apply.

In the case of Web offers aimed at companies or public enterprises, such companies or enterprises are represented by the user and must assume that the user has appropriate knowledge and acts accordingly.
2. Services
Linnemann holds ready on the Linnemann-Website specific contents for information. Linnemann cannot accept any liability for the continuous availability of the Linnemann-Website. Linnemann may stop the operation of the Linnemann-Website in full or in part at any time.
3. Registration, Password
Some pages of the Linnemann-Website may be password protected. In the interest of safety and security of the business transactions, only registered Users may access said pages. Linnemann reserves the right to deny registration to any User. Linnemann particularly reserves the right to determine certain sites, which were previously freely accessible, subject to registration. Linnemann is entitled, at any time and without obligation to give reasons, to deny the User the right to access the password-protected area by blocking its User Data, in particular if the User uses false data for the purpose of registration, violates these Terms of Use or neglects its duty of care with regard to User Data, violates any applicable laws in the access to or use of the Linnemann-Website or did not use the Linnemann-Website for a longer period.

Upon registration the User will be provided with a password (User Data). The User Data allows the User to view or change its data or, as applicable, to withdraw its consent to data processing.

The User shall ensure that User Data is not accessible by third parties and is liable for all transactions and other activities carried out under its User Data. At the end of each online session, the User shall log-off from the password protected websites. If and to the extent the User becomes aware that third parties are misusing its User Data the User shall notify Linnemann thereof without undue delay in writing.

The User may at any time request termination of its registration in writing, provided that the deletion will not violate the proper performance of contractual relationships.
4. Rights of Use
Linnemann grants User a non-exclusive and non-transferable license, which may not be sublicensed, to use the information made available to the User on or via the Linnemann-Website to the extent agreed, or in the event of no such agreement to the extent of the purpose intended by Linnemann in making same available.
5. Intellectual Property
The Linnemann-Website and all information contained therein are protected in copyright matters. The User has these rights to consider. All contents and information of the Linnemann Website may not be changed, supplemented, copied, multiplied, sold, rented, used, supplemented or otherwise used in any other way without the prior written permission of Linnemann.

Except for the rights of use and other rights expressly granted herein, no other rights are granted to the User nor shall any obligation be implied requiring the grant of further rights. Any and all patent rights and licenses are expressly excluded.

Linnemann may, without charge, use any ideas or proposals stored by a User on the Linnemann-Website for the development, improvement and sale of its products.

6. Duties of the User
In accessing or using the Linnemann-Website the User shall not harm other persons or infringe their personal rights, breach public morality in its manner of use, violate any intellectual property right or any other proprietary right, upload any contents containing a virus, so-called Trojan Horse, or any other program that could damage data, transmit, store or upload hyperlinks or contents to which the User is not entitled, or distribute advertising or unsolicited e-mails (so-called „spam") or inaccurate warnings of viruses, defects or similar material and the User shall not solicit or request the participation in any lottery, snowball system, chain letter, pyramid game or similar activity.

7. Hyperlinks
The Linnemann-Website may contain hyperlinks to the websites of third parties. These links serve informative purposes only. Linnemann does not adopt the contents of these websites as its own and is not responsible for their contents. The linked web pages may be protected by copyrights. The use of such web pages shall be at the sole risk of the User.

8. Liability
We have checked the content of this website as required under art. 7 para. 1 of the German Telemedia Services Act (TMG) - "Service providers are legally responsible for the information which they publish" - but we cannot guarantee that the information is up to date, correct or complete. We do not accept liability for damages ensuing from the use of the information supplied on this website, pursuant to art. 7 para. 2 TMG - "Service providers as defined by art. 8 to art. 10 [TMG] are not under any obligation to monitor the information which they transmit or store, nor are they required to seek out circumstances which are indicative of unlawful activity".

This website contains links to websites of other service providers. We checked the content of these websites when we published the links to them. We are not aware of the extent to which these service providers are complying with data privacy legislation when the links are used, and we cannot accept responsibility for the content of the websites. (cf. "III. Legal notice")

The use of the Linnemann-Website is carried out in the sole responsibility of the User. A liability for damage, which results from the use of the Linnemann-Website, in particular operating interruption, escaped profit, loss of information and data or consequential deficiency damage, is, as far as legally permissible, excluded, if not intention or gross negligence is present.

All statements of the Linnemann-Website serve alone for information and are noncommittal. The information does not contain any obligatory guarantees or warranties.They are subject to reservation of change at any time, both in technical and in price and commercial regard. Due to the noncommitment any liability for deficiencies is excluded, especially for the correctness completeness, accuracy, liberty of protection and copyrights of third parties.

The information on the Linnemann-Website can contain specifications or general descriptions of technical possibilities of products, which in individual cases, e.g. due to changes of product, must not always be present. The wanted product characteristics are to be clarified therefore in individual cases.
9. Other Liability, Viruses
Any further liability of Linnemann is excluded, unless required by law e.g. in cases of intention, gross negligence, deceitfulness or breach of fundamental contractual obligations. A compensation in case of breach of fundamental contractual obligations is limited to the contract-typical, foreseeable damage.

Although Linnemann makes every endeavor to keep the Linnemann-Website free from viruses, Linnemann cannot make any guarantee that it is virus-free. Before downloading information and the like the User has to provide for the own protection and for the prevention of viruses on the Linnemann-Website for appropriate safety precautions and virus scanners.

10. Export
The export of certain information due to its nature or intended use or final destination, be subject to authorization. The User has to consider strictly the export regulations and warning references of the responsible authorities relevant for the information.
11. Supplementary Agreements, Place of Jurisdiction,
Applicable Law

Any supplementary agreement requires the written form. The place of jurisdiction shall be Tübingen if the User is a merchant in terms of the German Commercial Code (Handelsgesetzbuch). It applies, also with foreign Users, exclusively the right of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Data protection

I. Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer to enable you to analyse the use of your website. The information generated by the cookies about the use of your website will generally be transmitted to Google servers in the USA and stored there.

If you enable the IP address anonymity function on this website, however, then your IP address will be abbreviated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union and in other signatories to the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. The IP address anonymity function is enabled on this website. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website traffic, and to provide other services for the website operator relating to the use of the website and the internet.

The IP address transmitted by your browser in connection with Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note, however, that in this case you may not be able to use the full range of functions on this website. You may also prevent Google from tracking and processing the data generated by the cookies relating to the use of the website (including your IP address) by clicking on the blue button "Browser Add-on … " and downloading the browser add-on to opt out of Google Analytics:
III. Legal notice:
This website including its source code and software may not be changed, copied, republished, downloaded, distributed or saved. The content, especially the graphics and images, is for private use only subject to strict adherence to copyright law and may not be used for commercial purposes.

In spite of careful checking of the content we do not assume any liability for the content of external links. Only the operator of linked pages is responsible for their content.

Source regarding data privacy / legal notice:
German lawyer Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hackenberg, Rechtsanwalt
LINNEMANN GmbH l Heerweg 14-16 l 72070 Tübingen l Fon: +49 (0) 7071 97555-0
Fax: +49 (0) 7071 9755510 l info@linnemann-online.com l www.linnemann-online.com
Business hours: Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 12 a.m. / 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.