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This website contains links and references to websites of third parties. The decision of the District Court Hamburg dated 12 May 1998 stipulates that by establishing a link, responsibility has to be assumed for the contents of the linked page, if necessary. According to the District Court Hamburg this responsibility can only be rejected by explicitly distancing oneself from the contents of the linked page. Due to this decision we are herewith distancing ourselves explicitly from the contents of all linked pages included in our website.

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