Legal notice

Published by: Institute NaturScience GmbH

Board of management: Dr Marc-Alexander Mahl / Iris Behrens

Administrative headquater
Henrich-Focke-Str. 4, 28199 Bremen, Germany
Messages to +49 421 243-29970 or

Company registration: 
Commercial register Bremen, HRB 32349
Value Added Tax (VAT) Identification Number (USt-IDNr): DE 811 146 454 

Responsible for content: 
Institute NaturScience GmbH
Dr Marc-Alexander Mahl / Dr. Inga C. Teller 
Postal address: Henrich-Focke-Str. 4, 28199 Bremen, Germany
Messages to +49 421 243-29970 or

Disclaimer/Exclusion of liability
1. Liability for content

Institute NaturScience GmbH prepares this website ( with the greatest care and tries to ensure that the content is up-to-date, complete and accurate. However, Institute NaturScience GmbH accepts no liability and offers no assurance or guarantee for the accuracy, completeness, up-to-dateness or appropriateness of the information offered on this website. The user makes use of the content provided entirely at his or her own risk. Liability on any legal grounds whatsoever arising from or in connection with the use or non-use of our website is limited to damage caused by Institute NaturScience GmbH or its employees or contractors of Institute NaturScience GmbH intentionally, through gross negligence or through ordinary negligence due to the infringement of material contractual obligations. Furthermore, in the event of ordinary negligence liability is limited to the amount of the damage which is typical and foreseeable for comparable transactions of this nature. Claims to damages on the grounds of infringements of warranties granted or on the grounds of German Product Liability Act. Any assessment of the legality of the privacy statement must be based solely on the law of the Federal Republic of Germany. The wording of translations from the German into other languages is not legally binding.

2. Liability for 3rd party links
The operator is responsible at all times for the accuracy of the content. Institute NaturScience GmbH therefore cannot be held liable in this respect. We are grateful for all information about dubious/illegal content contained in sites referred to through links from our website. Following examination of such information we will remove the links if required, provided such action is technically feasible and reasonable.

3. Copyright | content
The content of this website is subject to copyright. Its publication on the world wide web or other internet services does not constitute a declaration of consent to its use elsewhere by third parties. Institute NaturScience GmbH allows all content to be viewed and downloaded. It may be saved or reproduced for private use. If content is reproduced, reference must be made to Institute NaturScience GmbH's copyright and ownership. However, the content may not be reproduced, presented, distributed or otherwise exploited for public or commercial purposes. It may not be changed or used on other websites or networked computers without the written consent of Institute NaturScience GmbH. Any infringement of these rules obliges the party concerned to destroy all printed or downloaded content immediately. The right to claim damages remains reserved. All texts, images and other works generated on the website and uploaded to the website by Institute NaturScience GmbH are protected by copyright. The content is intended solely for personal, non-commercial use in the context of the website. In the event of non-compliance, Institute NaturScience GmbH may instigate civil and criminal proceedings against you.

4. Trademark rights/industrial property rights
Institute NaturScience GmbH is the owner of all trademarks used on Institute NaturScience GmbH's websites ( Third parties are prohibited from exploiting and using all trademarks, logos or labels.

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