Legal Notice

Responsible for the content of this website is:

Stefan Trautmann
Alfred-Weber-Institute for Economics
Bergheimer Str. 58
69115 Heidelberg

T: +49 6221 54 2952
E: stefan.trautmann@awi.uni-heidelberg.de


The front page photo showing Heidelberg as seen from the Castle was taken by Cristian Bortes and is published on flickr under the CC BY 2.0 license. It has been resized and cropped in height to better fit the layout of our welcome page.

Heidelberg University’s logo and seal is copyrighted by Heidelberg University.

The photo of Sara Elisa Kettner was taken by Christin Öhler. She also holds the copyright.

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Liability for content
As a service provider, according to Section 7 Subsection 1 TMG (German Telemedia Act), we are responsible for our own content on these pages pursuant to the general laws. According to Sections 8 to 10 TMG, as a service provider, we are not obligated to monitor information provided or stored by a third party or to find out whether there are any circumstances which point to an illegal activity. This provision shall not affect obligations to remove or block the use of information pursuant to the general laws. We may only be held liable from the date on which we obtain knowledge of a specific legal infringement. If we become aware of such a legal infringement, we will remove the related content as soon as possible.

Liability for links
Our web presence contains links to external web pages of third parties, whose content we have no influence on. Therefore, we can assume no liability for this external content. The respective website provider or operator is responsible for the content on the linked pages. The linked pages were checked for possible legal infringements at the time the link was set up. At that time, no illegal content was apparent. However, permanently checking the linked pages for illegal content without specific indications of a legal infringement is not deemed reasonable. If we become aware of such a legal infringement, we will remove all affected links as soon as possible.

Any content or items on these pages created by the website operator shall be subject to German copyright law. Reproducing, editing, distributing or using this content in any way outside the boundaries of copyright law shall require the written consent of the respective author or creator. Downloading and copying this website shall only be permitted for private, non-commercial use. If content on this website was not created by the operator, the copyright of third parties is observed. In particular, any third-party content will be identified as such. Please notify us should you still notice any copyright infringement. If we become aware of any legal infringement, we will remove the related content as soon as possible.

Adapted from http://www.e-recht24.de, then translated.