Legal Notices


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German Civil Code


German Regulation on the Duty of Service Providers to Inform


German Interstate Media Treaty


German Telemedia Act


German Value Added Tax Act


German Act on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Consumer Matters

A. Statutory disclosures (pursuant to § 5 TMG, § 2 DL-InfoV)

Benjamin Koch \ Web Design

Kaiserstraße 105

44135 Dortmund


Phone:+49 231 8779501

VAT ID no. (pursuant to § 27a UStG):

Hereafter, Benjamin Koch \ Web Design is referred to as the "controller," "my enterprise," or "I."

B. Authorized representative (pursuant to § 18(1) MStV)

Benjamin Koch

Kaiserstraße 105

44135 Dortmund


C. Supervisory authority

Regional Government of Arnsberg

Seibertzstraße 1

59821 Arnsberg


Phone:+49 2931 820

Fax:+49 2931 822520

D. Dispute resolution

After the conclusion of an online service contract as defined in point (e) of Art. 4(1) of the EU Regulation on Consumer Online Dispute Resolution (ODR Regulation) or an online contract to produce a work (pursuant to § 631 BGB) or dealing with the supply of movable things to be produced or manufactured (pursuant to § 650 BGB) analogous to point (e) of Art. 4(1) ODR Regulation between trader and consumer any dispute arising between trader and consumer is subject to the possibility of extrajudicial online dispute resolution on the respective platform of the EU (ODR platform):

In accordance with the duty to provide the information referred to in §§ 36, 37 VSBG, I am neither willing nor required to take part in dispute resolution procedures before a consumer conciliation body.

E. Exclusion of liability (disclaimer)

I. Liability for contents

The contents of my pages have been compiled with meticulous care. However, I cannot incur liability for the contents' correctness, completeness, and effectiveness. As a service provider I am responsible for the contents on these pages in accordance with general laws and pursuant to § 7(1) TMG. Pursuant to §§ 8-10 TMG, I as a service provider am neither under any obligation to monitor transmitted or stored external information nor to investigate circumstances that point to any infringement of the law. Obligations to delete or disable the use of information remain thereof unaffected. Respective liability can only be incurred from the point in time when any concrete infringement becomes known to me. Once I have become aware of respective infringements of the law, I will delete such contents without undue delay.

II. Liability for links

My website contains links to external sites of third parties. I am not able to exert any control over their contents. Therefore, I cannot incur liability for these external contents. The respective provider or operator of these sites is in all cases responsible for the linked websites' contents. The linked websites were examined for potential infringements of the law at the time the links were placed. No illegal contents were found at that time. Continuing control of the linked sites' contents involves a disproportionate effort and is therefore impossible without any concrete indicators of infringements of the law. Once I have become aware of such infringements of the law, I will remove such links without undue delay.

F. Copyright

Contents and works that were generated by the website's operator on these pages are subject to German copyright. The reproduction, adaptation, distribution, and any utilization beyond the scope of the copyright shall require the prior written consent of the respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of this website are only permitted for private, non-commercial use. In so far as this website's contents were not generated by the operator, the copyrights of third parties are respected. In particular, the contents of third parties are marked as such. If you become aware of any copyright infringements regardless, I kindly ask you to inform me. Once I have become aware of respective infringements of the law, I will delete such contents without undue delay.

G. Governing law

The terms of use as well as all legal relationships regarding the use of this website are subject to and governed by the law of the Federal Republic of Germany.

H. Application

These Legal Notices shall also apply to the following