Legal Notice

Details according to § 5 TMG (Telemediengesetz - Telemedia Act):

D'art Design Gruppe GmbH, Am Zollhafen 5, 41460 Neuss (Germany)

Represented by:
Dieter Wolff, Freddy Justen, Jochen Höffler, Guido Mamczur

Contact :
Telephone 49. (0) 21 31. 40 30 7 - 0
Telefax 49. (0) 21 31. 40 30 7 - 89

Register Entry:
Entry in the Register of Companies
Register Court: HRB NEUSS
Register Number: 14976

Responsible for the content according to § 55 Section 2 RStV (Rundfunkstaatsvertrag - Interstate Broadcasting (and Telemedia) Agreement):
Dieter Wolff


Liability for Contents
These websites’ contents were created with all due accuracy. Nevertheless, we cannot accept any liability for the correctness, completeness and topicality of the contents. According to § 7 Section1 TMG we are responsible as a service provider for our own contents on these websites according to general laws. But according to §§ 8 to 10 TMG we are not responsible as a service provider for third-party information, which we transmit in a communication network, or to which we provide access for use or which we store for a user. We are not obliged either to monitor third-party information that is transmitted or stored or to look for circumstances that might indicate an illegal activity. Obligations with regard to the removal of information or barring its use according to general laws remain unaffected. Nevertheless, a liability concerning this matter is only possible after becoming aware of a concrete infringement. Once we become aware of such infringements, these contents will immediately be removed.

Liability for Links
Our offer includes links to external third-party websites, on whose contents we do not have any influence. Therefore we cannot accept any liability for these third-party contents. Regarding the contents of linked websites, it is always the provider or operator of these websites, who is responsible. The linked websites were checked for possible infringements and violations of the law when the link was established. There was no evidence or indication for illegal contents at the time of linking. A permanent monitoring of the linked websites’ contents is not reasonable without concrete evidence for an infringement. Once we become aware of such infringements, these links will immediately be removed. 

The contents and works that were created by us and are displayed on our websites are subject to German copyright. The reproduction, adaption, distribution or any other form of use outside the copyright’s range always require a written consent of the D’art Design Gruppe GmbH and/or the respective author or originator. Downloads and copies of these websites are not allowed. The D’art Design Gruppe GmbH reserves all rights, also those regarding photo-mechanic rendition, reproduction and distribution via special processes (e.g. data processing, data carrier, data networks) also partially. The D’art Design Gruppe GmbH does not accept any liability for typographical errors or the correctness of the entries.
If contents on our websites were not created by the D'art Design Gruppe GmbH the copyrights of third-parties apply. The contents of third-parties will be especially labelled as such. Should you nonetheless become aware of a copyright infringement, we ask for notice. Once we become aware of such infringements, the contents will immediately be removed. 

Trademark Law 
We explicitly inform you that names, trademarks, logos and brand names that are mentioned and shown on our website are property of the respective companies and/or persons and are subject to copyright! 

Data Protection
The use of our websites is generally possible without stating personal data. When personal data are collected on our websites (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses), this always happens, if possible, on a voluntary basis. These data are not transmitted to third-parties without your explicit consent.
We advise you of the fact that data transfer via internet (e.g. communication via e-mail) can have security holes. A complete protection of data from the access of third parties is not possible.
We herewith expressly object to the use of contact data published in the context of the obligation to have a legal notice by third parties for the purpose of providing not specifically requested advertising and information material.
The D'art Design Gruppe GmbH as the operator of these websites expressly reserves the right to take legal action, when unrequested advertising information is sent to us, e.g. as spam e-mails.

Data Privacy Statement for the Use of Facebook Plugins (Like Button) 
Our websites contain plugins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You can identify the facebook plugins thanks to the Facebook logo or the “Like Button” (“Like”) on our websites. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here:
When you visit our site, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Facebook server via the plugin. In the process, Facebook receives the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. When you click on the Facebook "Like Button" while you are still logged in your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our websites to your Facebook profile. This makes it possible for Facebook to allocate your visit to our websites to your user account. We would like to stress that, as the provider of the websites, we have no knowledge of the data that are transferred and how they are used by Facebook. Further information about this can be read in the data privacy statement published by Facebook under:
If you do not want to allow Facebook to allocate your visit to our websites to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account. 

Data Privacy Statement for the Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that make it possible to analyse your use of our websites. As a rule, the information generated by the cookie concerning your use of our websites is transmitted to a Google server in the USA, where it is stored. If the IP anonymisation option is activated on these websites, your IP address is first abbreviated by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other countries which are contracting parties to the Agreement of the European Economic Area (EEA). 

The full IP address is only transmitted to a Google server in USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. Google will use this information on behalf the D’art Design Gruppe GmbH to evaluate your use of our websites, to compile reports on the website activities, and to provide other services in connection with the use of the website and the Internet to us. The IP address transmitted from your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. 

You can prevent that the cookies are stored by adjusting the settings of your browser software accordingly; however, be aware that in this case, you will then probably not be able to use all the functions of these websites to the full extent. In addition, you can prevent the recording of the data generated by the cookie and related to the use of the websites (incl. of your IP address) to Google and the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under:

Data Privacy Statement for the Use of Google +1
Recording and distribution of information:
With the Google +1 button, you can publish information across the world; you and other users can also receive personalised contents from Google and our partners via the Google +1 button. Google stores both the information that you entered for a content +1 and the information on the websites, which you visited when clicking on +1. Your +1 can be shown as references together with your profile name and your photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or in other places on websites and in Internet ads, for example.
Google records information on your +1 activities to improve its Google services for you and others. To be able to use the Google +1 button, you need a worldwide visible public Google profile, which must contain at least the name selected for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also replace another name, which you used when sharing contents via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users, who know your email address or possess other identifying information about you.
Use of recorded information: 
Besides the aforementioned intended purposes, the information you provide is used according to the applicable Google data protection regulations. It is possible that Google publishes pooled statistics on +1 activities of the users and/or forwards them to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or linked websites. 

Data Privacy Statement for the use of Twitter
Our websites integrate functions of the services supplied by Twitter. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the function "Re-Tweet", the websites you visited are linked to your Twitter account and disclosed to other users. In the process, data are also transmitted to Twitter.
We would like to stress that, as the provider of the websites, we don’t have any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and how they are used by Twitter Inc.. For further information, please read Twitter's data privacy statement under:
You can modify your data protection settings on Twitter in the account settings under