1. Website content

The author takes no responsibility for the timeliness, accuracy, completeness or quality of the information provided. The author is in no event liable for damages of any kind incurred or suffered as a result of the use or non-use of the information presented on this website or the use of defective or incomplete information unless the author has been acting deliberately or in a wantonly negligent manner. The contents of this website are subject to confirmation and not binding. The author expressly reserves the right to alter, amend or remove pages, whole and in part, without prior notice or to discontinue publication for a period of time or even completely.

2. References and links

In cases of direct and indirect references to third-party Internet pages or other documents on the Internet (Hyperlinks) the author is not responsible for; the author can only be made liable if the author was aware of the content of the website or if it would have been reasonable and technically feasible to prevent the use of websites with illegal content. The author hereby explicitly states that, at the time of setting the link, there was no evidence of illegal content on the respective website. The author has no influence on the current or future design, the content or the copyright of the linked website. Therefore, the author dissociates him-/herself explicitly from all changes concerning the contents of linked pages that were made after the link was set. This statement is valid for all links and references within the website created by the author as well as for links and references from third parties in guestbooks, discussion forums, lists of links and mailing lists. The provider of the linked page is exclusively responsible for illegal, defective or incomplete contents and especially for damages resulting from the use or non-use of the information presented on the linked page. The author referring to the page through a link is not liable for any of the above.

3. Copyright and acknowledgement of sources

The author aims to observe the copyright of any graphic or text in all publications, to use his/her own graphics or texts or to make use of license free graphics or texts. All trade marks and brands mentioned on the website, including those protected by third parties, are without limitation subject to the provisions under the respective labelling law and the rights of the copyright holder. The sole mentioning of a trade mark on this website should not lead to the assumption that it is not protected by the rights of a third party!

The author of the website has the exclusive copyright to all published objects created by him-/herself. The reproduction or use of any such graphics or texts in other electronic or printed publications is prohibited without the author's express consent.

4. Data Protection

On some pages you have the possibility to enter personal or business data (e. g. e-mail addresses, names, postal addresses, etc.). The disclosure of this data is voluntary. If technically feasible and where reasonable, all services offered can be used without disclosing personal information or by use of anonymised data or aliases. Exceptions are forms for ordering publications or other materials, registration forms for events or accreditation forms. Third parties are prohibited to send unsolicited information to mailing addresses, phone or fax numbers or e-mail addresses published on the imprint page or similar pages. We reserve the right to take legal action against anyone violating this prohibition by sending so-called spam.

5. E-mail Communication

Security gaps can occur in e-mail communication. An e-mail sent to the German Climate Consortium (DKK) staff can be intercepted and read by experienced Internet users. If you send an e-mail to the DKK we assume that we are authorised to reply by e-mail. If you do not wish to receive an e-mail, we kindly ask you to consider alternative ways of communication.

6. Privacy Policy

Every access to the DKK's website will be will be anonymised and stored on the web server for a maximum of 6 months. 

The data stored will be used for statistical purposes only. We do not pass on this data to third parties, neither for commercial nor for non-commercial use. The DKK's website does not use cookies or other technologies to trace the users' access habits. Data from the protocol files will not be combined with data collected from other pages of our website for which a disclosure of personal information is requested.

It is impossible and excluded to identify you by the IP number from the protocol file. 

If personal information is necessary to use a service on this website, your active participation will be requested. Only the data necessary to process a request will be asked of you. Data is treated as confidential and will be used only within the framework of data protection law and for the purpose for which it was requested. If storing personal data (e. g. name, address, e-mail address) is needed to provide a certain service, the data will be stored only for the time period necessary to handle the request or to fulfil the task of the German Climate Consortium (DKK) for which the data was requested. If an offer is terminated or a user unsubscribes to an information service, personal data will be cleared irrevocably after a maximum of 6 weeks.

7. User's right to information

As a user of the DKK's website you have the right to request information on the kind and volume of data stored during your visit at any time. Please contact the Data Protection Officer for the DKK via e-mail datenschutz@klima-konsortium.de.

8. Legal effect of disclaimer

This disclaimer is part of the website linked to this page. If parts of this text or certain wordings are not, no longer or not completely covered by current legislation, it will not prejudice the rest of the document in terms of content or validity.


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