Responsibility for own contents

The FiW e.V. makes every effort to ensure that the material contained in its web site is current, complete and correct. Despite this errors and mistakes cannot be completely ruled out.

As a provider for teleservices and media services we are responsible only for own contents according to § 7 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG). The FiW e.V. does not accept liability for the relevance, accuracy or completeness of the information and material offered in its web site unless the mistake occurred intentionally or through gross negligence. This refers to any loss, additional costs or damage of any kind suffered as a result of any use of any material in this web site.


Responsibility for external contents

Some hyperlinks of this website are linked at contents which are not stored on the servers operated by us. The FiW e.V. takes on no responsibility for contents offered by other organisations by hyperlinks.



The Layout of the Homepage, graphics and pictures used and the collection of individual contributions are protected by copyright.

The FiW e.V. reserves all rights including the rights of photomechanical reproduction, the duplication and distribution via special processes (e.g. data processing, data carriers, data networks).

The terms of use of the respective provider apply to external content used on this Website.



The Data Protection Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (DSG NRW) applies to some of your given data. We consider this, of course. The FiW e.V. appointed a data protection official who has the specialised knowledge and guaranties for the performance of the duties concerned.


Collection, processing and use of personal data

On principle, you can use our website without revealing your identity. With sending any information (within a form of contact) you give your consent to process these information for our own purposes (sending of desired information, processing for advertising or for market opinion research e. g.) if you did not declare an objection. You have the right to object for any given consent in future, too.

At any visit of our website the following data will be stored exclusively for statistical purposes only. The identity of the user is being kept anonymously:

  •     the name of the file requested,
  •     the date and time of the request,
  •     the amount of data transferred,
  •     IP number

We will not give any stored data to third parties – neither for commercial nor non-commercial purposes.


Legal validity

This general disclaimer is part of the material offered in the FiW e.V. web site. If any of the terms and conditions should be determined invalid by reason of the relevant laws then the remaining terms and conditions shall remain in full effect.

In case of any uncertainties which arise due to errors in translation, the German version of this disclaimer is the legally binding one.


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