Terms of use

1. GENERAL INFORMATION FOR ALL USERS

1.1 Copyright

The contents found herein, especially the brands and trademarks, designs, logos, images, audio- and video material are - if not provided by a third party - protected under copyright and trademark legislation and are intellectual property of F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG. Content provided by third parties is also not freely usable, but rather protected intellectual property of the respective user and / or the owner of the rights.

Every user may look at, print or electronically store on hard disk or other media the content provided by F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG and third parties as long as and insofar as the contents are used exclusively for private purposes and not for direct or indirect commercial purposes. Furthermore, the contents may not be altered, especially not by removal of copyright information or other indications regarding rights and / or property of third parties involved.

The (also partially) publication of the contents, making it accessible or otherwise using it for a public purpose is - online as offline - only allowed with a permission provided by F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG. F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG will, as a rule, grant this permission if and when the material is used, for example, for an article or report on the range of products.

1.2 Liability and warranty

There is no entitlement to the use of the content. Technical outages or errors may occur that can lead to the content not being available for a period of time due to technical reasons. Of course F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG is endeavoured to keep the content available at all times.

Despite all efforts it cannot be ruled out that damage may arise from the use of the content provided (i.e. through misuse of the content by third parties for the distribution of viruses etc). As a matter of principle, no liability will be assumed by F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG, by its legal representatives, senior staff and agents for damage that results from the use of the content provided. The situation is, of course, different if F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG or their legal representatives, senior staff and agents have acted wilfully or in a grossly negligent manner. Should damages arise to injury to life, body and health in the case of simple negligence then F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG will also not categorically rule out liability.

The same is valid for the contents made available by F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG: Even if F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG is in principle responsible: A guarantee for the content cannot be given by F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG. The content is intended exclusively for general information. Currentness, correctness, trustworthiness, suitability and completeness of the content cannot be guaranteed by F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG. Tips, recommendations and information are noncommittal. The use of the content provided is made at the sole risk of the user.

As a principle F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG does not take liability for content from third parties that can be accessed through the own content (i.e. through links provided to contents of third party internet sites or content published by users). An ongoing examination of third party content is neither possible nor intended. But F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG does expressly distance itself from all content that may be relevant for criminal prosecution or liability reasons or that violate the public order. If and when F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG is notified of such content then F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG will remove it immediately.

Validity of these conditions
These conditions may be changed by F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG without prior notice. F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG reserves the right to provide the services within the content against remuneration. The users will in this case be informed by F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG as to the costs and conditions. The terms and conditions that are at the moment retrievable are those that apply. These terms and conditions are subject to the legal framework of the Federal Republic of Germany under exclusion of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) and conflict of laws provisions. Place of performance and court of jurisdiction is Traben-Trarbach in the Federal Republic of Germany. Other parts of the content offered may contain further terms and conditions that are valid together with the terms and conditions stated here. The user will, of course, be informed beforehand of these further terms and conditions.

1.3 Data privacy

During every visit our web server temporarily records the domain name and IP-address of the requesting computer, the data request of the client (file name and URL), the http-answering code and the internet site from where the access is taking place. A connection to a person can only be made by the federal investigative authorities - and even then only within a very strict set of regulations. Personal information will only be gathered by F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG if and when the user expressly grants his or her permission.

F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG uses cookies in order to make the use of the content as comfortable as possible. Cookies are small files with text information which is transmitted to the web browser while the content is being accessed. The cookies are automatically stored on the user's computer and allow us to, among other things, present parts of the content that is not available to the user beforehand.
F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG cannot use the cookies to make a connection to non-registered users. Every user can access the content without using cookies.
When no cookies are allowed the respective options must be made in the system settings of the browser. Previously stored cookies can be deleted from the browser at any time using the system settings.

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2. SPECIAL TERMS FOR REGISTERED USERS

2.1 Privacy policy

For your participation in the content provided, F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG will store personal information such as the given name, surname, address, town, birth date and e-mail address. This is required by F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG to complete the registration, to associate the users with the content published by them and to inform them on how they can use the content provided. Other users of the content will, of course, not receive this personal information. The user will be introduced to the community only under the chosen user name. F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG will use the data on the user only within the framework of the appropriate data privacy regulations as stated in the Federal Data Protection Act of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Telemedia Act.

2.2 Terms for registration

In addition to the general terms and conditions the following terms for registration apply for registered users:

(aa) Registration

The information supplied by the user must be truthful, exact and complete. Registration to this content may only be made by persons who are of legal age. F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG only accepts e-mail addresses that can be assigned to the user.

The user will inform F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG immediately of changes to his contact information. The user will use the online management functions provided to change his or her stored data within the content accordingly. In order to guarantee an effective access protection F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG may store the IP-addresses of the registered users. The user agrees that F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG may inform him or her through e-mail of general information or newsletters concerning the process and operation of the community.

(bb) Password protection

The users must take all precautions to under all circumstances prevent the misuse of their password and the unauthorised access to the content. Passwords are to be kept secret. The password must be changed immediately as soon as the user is aware of the misuse of his or her account and F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG must be informed of the unauthorised access. This is the only way that F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG can prevent unauthorised access. If F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG should become aware of unauthorised access or if a suspicion is made in this direction then F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG is entitled to exclude the name / user from the use of the functions provided. F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG is not liable for damages resulting from the unauthorised or improper use of a users' password

(cc) User-generated content

Users may enter their own content in the designated areas but do not have a right to publication. F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG has the domiciliary rights and can enforce these by deleting the content submitted by the user at any given time. In this case F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG will inform the user by mail. Furthermore, F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG can close boards without providing any reasons - as these might be too full and thereby confusing.

Every user has the right to freely state his or her opinion. The user must, however, adhere to the following rules: F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG expects from their users that they upkeep public order. This means, in particular:

The transmission of e-mails and other messages of purely commercial content, spam chain mails, pyramid scheme mails and other mails that are not directed at the private exchange of views is not permitted. Neither is any other sort of commercial use of the content (i.e. people search) allowed.

Controversial opinions are welcome in an open forum. The limitations concerning the right of privacy, copyright and other legal rights must, however, be respected. Especially no content with

It is a matter of fact that it is also not permitted to publish:

(dd) Sanctions

F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG will sanction offences against these terms and conditions. The sanctions range from the deleting of the content to the exclusion from the community. Users who breach these duties stated in the terms and conditions are obliged to reimburse F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG if expenses occur.

(ee) Responsibility, liability and release

According to the Telemedia Act and jurisdiction the provider of content is responsible for all original material made available (texts, images, drawings or videos). The users accept and guarantee that F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG may publish uploaded contents and guarantee that they are not violating copyrights, patents, registered designs, design patents, brands, trade secrets or any other sort of property rights or rights of privacy concerning third parties.

In the case of a claim by third parties is raised based upon content made available by users these users indemnify F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG upon first request from the claims and costs of legal representation. All services are subject to the general terms and conditions.

(ff) Rights to the content

By creating his or her own content (text, image, drawing or video) the user grants permission to F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG to use and publish this content free of charge, indefinitely and in an unlimited manner, or to have it published, to redistribute it and / or have it redistributed, as well as making it publicly available to third parties (copying, distribution, recitation rights and broadcasting rights). The user also grants permission to F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG to use this content free of charge in other media such as print, radio and wireless or television and all other means of use and / or to publish and / or use and / or have it used and published. F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG is itself entitled to change or alter the content at will, or to have the content changed or altered by third parties if and when the moral rights are safeguarded. F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG is also entitled to use the contents for purposes of advertisement in print media, cinemas, television, internet and all other kinds of media (including billposting, presentations of any kind and teletext). The user grants F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG the permission to grant third parties simple rights of use without further consent.

The user guarantees that F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG has the granted rights and that there are no otherwise pending obligations which would compromise the afore stated rights in any way or manner that may prevent or hinder F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG from utilising them. Images of persons may only be published by users of legal age.

The user will, in principle, not receive any kind of remuneration of any sort for the granting of the rights regarding the use of his or her content. The §§ 32 ff of the German Copyright Law are excluded.

(gg) Blocking of the account

The users can have their account blocked at any given point in time. Their data will then be blocked with the exception of the content that has been generated by the user. F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG can block a user if the membership has been dormant for a period of more than six months. If the general terms and conditions or the terms for the registration are violated F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG reserves the right to permanently exclude a user from entering content. The persecution of legal consequences remains unaffected by this.

(hh) Adapting the rules of registration

These rules of registration can be changed at any given point in time. If F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG changes anything then F.W. Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG will inform the users of these changes by e-mail and request their agreement during the following log in process or during the next registration. Users who do not accept these new rules will not be able to continue to use the services provided.

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