This website is operated for the sole private use of reporting and staying in touch with our families, friends and acquaintances during our travels. There is no financial income generated at all.
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All contents in text, visual and other form are protected by copyright. They may only be used with prior written permission.
Authors, unless otherwise indicated: Heike Schmidt and Toshi Meier-Brook. Named contributions of other authors may not reflect our own point of view.
Artwork: Copyright © Anisa Biancorosso
Photos: Copyright © Toshi Meier-Brook
Contents of the website:
We assume no liability for the correctness, topicality, completeness and/or quality of the contents provided. We exclude any liability claims against us which refer to possible damages which may arise through the use or non-use of the information. In particular, this also refers to damages that could arise through the use or non-use of incorrect, incomplete or misleading information. We reserve the right to change, supplement or delete all contents offered at our discretion without any claims being derived from these changes. We also reserve the right to discontinue the offer at our own discretion and without prior notice.
External links (Internet links, hyperlinks) are carefully checked by us before they are placed. They will only be set if we cannot detect any illegal or illegitimate content. Nevertheless, we cannot influence changes to the linked pages, and may only notice these after a delay. For this reason we reject any liability for the contents of linked websites. We also expressly distance ourselves from all illegal or inappropriate contents of linked pages. For illegal or inappropriate contents of linked pages only the author of the respective page is liable.
Copyright, labelling obligation:
We take great care to observe the copyrights of the graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts used in our publications, to use graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts created by ourselves or to use license-free graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts. If you should discover a copyright infringement, we kindly ask you to Notice to be able to solve the problem immediately. All brand names and trademarks mentioned within the Internet offer and possibly protected by third parties are subject without restriction to the provisions of the applicable trademark law and the ownership rights of the respective registered owners. The mere fact that a trademark is mentioned should not lead to the conclusion that it is not protected by the rights of third parties! The copyright for published contents created by ourselves remains solely with us, the authors of the website. Any duplication or use of objects such as diagrams, sounds or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the author’s agreement.
This does not include the usual access data, which the web server temporarily records and stores for troubleshooting purposes (server logs). The following data is collected and stored:
Name of the requested file,
Date and time of the request,
Transmitted amount of data,
Error status and
IP address of the requesting computer.
The collected data will be automatically deleted after a defined period of time and will not be passed on or processed in any other way, except to search for and correct errors in the programming of the website.
This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the internet publication which you were referred from. This is made clear by the fact that we refer to it from our offer. If parts or individual formulations of this text should not, no longer or not completely correspond to the valid legal situation, a legally valid regulation corresponding most closely to the original meaning of the declaration shall come into force. All other parts of the document remain in force independently of this.