1. Online Content

The author does not take any responsibility for the topicality, accuracy, completeness, or quality of the information provided on this website. The author does not accept liability for damages of material or immaterial nature caused by use or disuse of the presented information or by the use of faulty and incomplete information, unless the mistake occurred intentionally or through gross negligence. All offers are not-binding and without obligation. The author reserves itself it expressly to change parts of the pages or the entire offer without separate announcement to supplement to delete or the publication temporarily or permanently.

2. References and links

If links (hyperlinks) to other websites which are outside the area of responsibility of the author are directly or indirectly referred to, the latter will only be liable if he is aware of the contents and if it were technically possible and reasonable for him to prevent the use of these links in the case of unlawful content The author hereby explicitly declares that at the time the links were set no unlawful content could be detected on the linked pages. The author has no influence whatsoever on the current and future creative design, contents or copyright of the linked pages. He therefore explicitly disassociates himself herewith from all the content on all the linked pages that are changed after the links are set. This statement shall be valid for all the links and references set within the scope of the author's own internet products and services and also for entries by third persons in the guest books, discussion forums, link directories and mailing lists set up by the author, as well as in all other forms of databases where external write access is given. Where unlawful, erroneous or incomplete content is concerned, especially damages arising from the usage or non-usage of the information offered, the provider of the page to which the reference is made shall be solely liable, and not the party who merely makes reference to the respective publication via links.

3. Copyrights and protection of trademarks

The author endeavours to observe the copyrights of the graphs, audio and video files and texts in all the publications, to use his own graphs, audio and video files and texts, or to have recourse to graphs, audio and video files and texts requiring no license. All the trademarks named in the internet products and services and, where applicable, those protected by third persons, are subject without restriction to the legal provisions of the valid rights to protected trademarks and the rights of ownership of the respective registered owners. The fact that a trademark has merely been named shall not imply that trademarks are not protected by the rights of third persons! The copyright for any published items produced by the author himself shall remain solely with the author of these pages. The duplication or utilisation of such graphs, audio and video files and texts in other electronic or printed publications shall be prohibited without the express consent of the author.

4. Data protection

Data Protection Insofar as this website offers the opportunity to enter personal or business data (e-mail addresses, names, addresses), these data are disclosed by the user on an explicitly voluntary basis. All services offered may be utilised and paid for – insofar as is technically possible and reasonable – without disclosing such data or by entering anonymous data or pseudonyms. The use of contact data such as postal addresses, telephone or fax numbers or e-mail addresses published in the imprint or otherwise by third parties for the purpose of sending unsolicited information is prohibited. In the event of a breach of this prohibition, the right is expressly reserved to take legal action against the senders of spam e-mails.

5. Legal validity of this disclaimer

This disclaimer is part of the material offered in the SICOD website. If any of the terms and condition of this text should fail to conform to the valid legal situation, or be no longer or not fully in conformity therewith, this shall not affect the content or validity of the remaining parts of the document.