Legal Notice

Responsible for the content according to § 10 MDStV:
Kati Gausmann
Zwiestädter Straße 10
D-12055 Berlin, Germany
+49 (0)163 638 38 35

The content of this site has been created with the greatest of care. I cannot, however, guarantee that the information in it is accurate, complete or up-to-date. As a service provider I am responsible under Section 6(1) of the German Media Services Inter-State Agreement and Section 8(1) of the German Teleservices Act for my own content on this site. Service providers are not however obliged to monitor third party information transmitted or stored on their site by them or to look for circumstances which may suggest a violation of the law. This does not affect my statutory obligations to remove or block the use of information. My liability in such cases shall however commence from the time I become aware of an actual violation. On becoming aware of such violations I shall remove this content immediately.

The operator of this site makes every effort to respect the copyrights of outside parties and to employ his own material and material in the public domain. All content and material on this site created by the site operator is governed by German copyright law. Downloads and copies of this site may be made for private, non-commercial use only. Reproduction, processing, distribution and any form of exploitation beyond that permitted by copyright law requires the written consent of the author or creator concerned. Contributions by third parties are identified as such. Should anyone become aware of a possible copyright infringement, I kindly request that you inform me of such. Upon becoming aware of such a violation I shall remove the respective content immediately.

Liability for links
This website contains links to external third-party websites, over the content of which I have no control. I cannot, therefore, make any guarantees regarding this third-party content. Responsibility for the content of linked sites lies solely with the provider or operator of the site concerned. All linked sites were checked for possible violations of the law when they were linked to mine. At that time I was not aware of any content which may violate the law. However, I cannot be expected to monitor the content of linked sites on an ongoing basis unless I have reason to suspect a violation of the law. On becoming aware of such a violation I shall remove the respective link immediately.

Photo Credits
Bernd Borchardt, Angela von Brill, Kati Gausmann, Jonathan Groeger, Michael Jezierny, Ann Vera Martinussen, Klaus Mellenthin (BFF, DGPh), Heike Overberg, Katharina Pöhlmann, Gabi E. Reichert, Alexander Schippel, Eric Tschernow, Tommy Yip, Uwe Walter, Martin Zellerhoff

Helen Adkins, Lucinda Rennison, Kati Gausmann

Graphic design
Kati Gausmann, Uschi Rapp

Programming and support
Concept, consulting and layout: Uschi Rapp Uschi Rapp Media
Technical implementation: Jan Tack

Information on Online Dispute Resolution
The European Commission provides an Online Dispute Resolution Platform (OS), which can be found at

Last update: 24.08.2020