Terms of Use

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Use of Content

The content of this Site is available for informational purposes only. The posting of content and access to this Site does not constitute, either explicitly or implicitly, any provision of services or products by KGaA or any of its affiliates.

The entire content of this Site is the property of KGaA, its direct or indirect subsidiaries (hereinafter referred to collectively as “KGaA Group“) or third parties and is protected by applicable copyright law with all rights reserved. All rights in the pages, site content and arrangement are owned by the KGaA Group and its licensors. You must not sell, distribute, publish, broadcast, circulate or commercially exploit Site information in any manner without our express written consent. Any downloading or otherwise copying from this Site will not transfer title to any software or material to you. You may not reproduce (in whole or part), transmit (by electronic means or otherwise), modify, display, redeliver, license, link or otherwise use this Site for any public or commercial purpose without our prior permission.

Nothing at this Site shall be construed as granting a license or right to use any image, trademark, service mark or logo, all of which are the property of KGaA Group. KGaA Group reserves all rights with respect to its proprietary information or material at this Site and will enforce such rights to the full extent of applicable copyright and trademark law.

No Warranty

The information and opinions contained on this Site, including hyperlinks or references to other sites, are provided ‘as is’ without any warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law. KGaA does not warrant the adequacy, accuracy, reliability or completeness of any information on the Site and expressly disclaims any liability for errors or omissions therein. KGaA further assumes no responsibility for, and makes no warranties that, functions contained on this Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Site or the servers that make it available will be free of viruses or other harmful components.

Limitation of Liability

Our liability is limited to intent and gross negligence.

Linked Sites

Certain hyperlinks or websites referenced on the Site may for your convenience forward you to third parties’ websites, which generally are recognised by their top level domain name. Their content has not been investigated or analysed by us, and we do not warrant the adequacy, accuracy, reliability or completeness of any information on hyperlinked or referenced websites and expressly disclaim any liability for any and all of their content. You are responsible for evaluating the adequacy, accuracy or reliability and completeness of any information or other content available on hyperlinked or referenced websites.

A hyperlink to another website is meant for convenience only and does not imply that KGaA endorses or approves of the website or any products or services that it describes. KGaA reserves the right to terminate any hyperlink or hyperlinking program at any time.

The Site is not directed to any person in any jurisdiction where (by reason of that person’s nationality, residence or otherwise) the publication or availability of the Site is prohibited. Persons in respect of whom such prohibitions apply must not access the Site.

Reservation of Rights

We reserve the right to change, modify, add to, or remove portions of these terms of use at any time.


In the event that any provision of these terms is held unenforceable, the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions will not be affected.

Dispute Resolution

KGaA is not willing or obliged to participate in dispute resolution proceedings before a dispute resolution body for consumer disputes.