Legal notice

Erika-Mann-Str. 69, 80636 München, Germany
Phone: +49 89 54054-0
Fax: +49 89 54054-5119


Executive Board:
Rudolf Hotter, CEO
Thomas Stark, CFO

Responsible for all journalistic and editorial content as defined in Section 55, paragraph 2 of the German Interstate Broadcasting Agreement (Rundfunkstaatsvertrag – RStV) is Rudolf Hotter, address see above.


Chairman of the Supervisory Board:
Dr. Lothar Koniarski
Court of Jurisdiction: Amtsgericht München
Register of Commerce: HRB 203845
VAT ID: DE 15 21 06 008


Liability for contents
The contents of our website have been compiled with great care. However, we cannot guarantee their correctness, completeness or up-to-dateness.As a service provider, we are responsible for our own contents on these pages according to the general statutory provisions and under Section 5 of the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz – TMG) and Section 55, paragraph 2 of the German Interstate Broadcasting Agreement  (Rundfunkstaatsvertrag – RStV) respectively. However, according to Sections 8 to 10 of the German Telemedia Act, service providers are not obliged to monitor third-party information that has been transmitted or stored, or to investigate any details that suggest unlawful activities. This does not affect our obligation to remove, or block the use of, information as required by the general statutory provisions. However, we can assume liability only from the point at which we become aware of any violation of the law. If or when we become aware of any such violation of the law, we will immediately remove the relevant contents.


Liability for links
This website contains links to external web pages of third parties, the content of which is beyond our control. We cannot therefore accept responsibility for these external contents. The contents of linked pages are the responsibility of the provider or operator of the pages concerned. The linked pages were checked for possible infringements of the law at the time the links were set up. No illegal contents were identifiable at the time of setting up the links. However, continuous monitoring of the content of the linked pages cannot reasonably be expected without definite evidence of an infringement. As soon as we become aware of any violation of the law in a linked page we will remove the relevant links.


The contents and material compiled by the website operator on these pages are subject to German copyright laws. Contributions from third parties are acknowledged as such. The permission of the relevant author or compiler must be obtained prior to any reproduction, editing, distribution or any other kind of use of the contents outside of copyright law. Downloading and copying of information from this website is only permitted for private, non-commercial use.The website operators endeavour always to observe the copyright laws pertaining to material produced by others, or to use their own material or material that requires no licence.


Data protection
Where personal details (such as name, address or e-mail address) are collected on our pages, these details are provided on a voluntary basis as far as possible. Wherever possible, access to the offers and services on the website is provided without users having to supply personal details.Please note that the transmission of data on the internet (e.g. communication via e-mail) can be subject to security gaps. It is not possible to guarantee full protection of data against access by third parties.The use by third parties of contact details published in accordance with the German general information requirements (Impressumspflicht) to send unsolicited advertising and information material is not permitted. The operators of the pages reserve the right to take legal action in the event that they receive unsolicited advertising material, for example through e-mail spam.

Source: – internet law from lawyer Sören Siebert

The German version of this report is legally binding. The Company cannot be held responsible for any misunderstanding or misinterpretation arising from the translation in English language.