Liability for Content

Pursuant to sec. 7, 1, German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz TMG), ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) is responsible under general legislation for its own content on these websites. Pursuant to secs. 8-10 TMG, ifa is not under the obligation to monitor any third-party information that is transferred or stored or to investigate circumstances that are indicative of illegal activity. Any obligations under general legislation to remove or block the use of information shall remain hereby unaffected. However, liability regarding such matters shall only apply as at such point in time when ifa is notified or becomes aware of a specific infringement. As soon as ifa becomes aware of such infringement, the relevant content will be removed immediately.

Liability for Links

Despite careful monitoring of content, ifa does not assume liability for the content of external links. The operators of any linked websites bear sole responsibility for the relevant content. All linked websites were reviewed for potential infringement before the link to that site was initially created. No illegal content was identified at the time of linking. ifa cannot be reasonably expected to monitor the content of linked websites on an ongoing basis without specific indication of legal infringement. As soon as ifa becomes aware of any such infringement, the relevant links will be removed immediately.

Legal Information on Copyright

The copyright for text content, photographs and graphical elements, website layout as well as all other website content is held by ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) and in some cases by third parties who are identified by their names. All rights reserved. Any duplication, editing, dissemination or any kind of use beyond the limits of copyright law shall require the written approval of the relevant author or creator. Text content, images and graphical elements may only be printed or downloaded exclusively for personal, private or non-commercial use. Any website content not created by the operator is presented in compliance with third-party copyright. All third-party content is marked as such. Please inform us should you become aware of any copyright infringements. As soon as ifa is notified of any such infringement, the relevant content will be removed immediately.