Site Terms and Privacy Policy

Disclaimer of warranties

Any content on this website is made available to you "as-is" and "as-available" with all faults and without any warranties of any kind, whether express, implied or statutory. Provider disclaims all warranties with respect to the website and third-party materials to the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, including the warranties or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement and title. All disclaimers of any kind (including in this section) are made on behalf of the provider, its affiliates, provider's and provider's affiliates respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, representatives, licensors, suppliers and provider's service providers (collectively the "provider parties"), all of whom shall be a beneficiary of all such disclaimers.

Limitation of liability

Except as required by law, the provider parties will not be liable for any damages or any claims a user of this website may assert arising out of or in any way relating to a user's accessing, use of or inability to use the website, the use of the materials provided on this website, a third party's use of such materials that a user may access using the website and make available to such third party, the services provided herein, or any third party materials provided on this website, including without limitation, damages for loss of goodwill, work stoppage, lost profits, loss of data, and computer failure or malfunction, even if advised of the possibility of such damages and regardless of the theory (contract, tort, or otherwise) upon which such claim is based.

The content of this website is compiled with the greatest care possible. Contributions identified by name are the opinion of the respective author(s) and do not necessarily represent the opinion of the provider. The provider assumes no responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information provided on this website.

External links

This website contains links to third-party websites ("external links"). The respective providers are solely responsible for the content of their websites. The provider has tested and verified, at the time of setting up external links, that the third-party content is not in violation of the law. The provider assumes no liability whatsoever over the current and future design or the content of the linked pages. The external links and advertisements do not mean that the provider adopts the content or link as its own. Liability for illegal, incorrect or incomplete content and in particular for damages arising from the use or non-use of such information lies solely with the provider of the page to which reference is made, and not with the party who merely refers to the respective publication via links. Constant monitoring of these external links by the provider without specific indications of legal violations is not feasible. Such external links and advertisements will be immediately deleted in the event of known legal violations.

Copyright and performance protection rights

The content published on this website are protected under German copyright and performance protection law. Any utilisation not permitted by the German Copyright and Performance Protection Laws requires prior written consent from the provider or the respective rights holder. This particularly applies to the copying, editing, translation, storing, processing or reproduction of content in databases or other electronic media and systems. The content and rights of third parties are identified as such. Unauthorised duplication or passing on of specific content or whole pages is not permitted and is a punishable offense. Only the production of copies and downloads for personal, private and non-commercial use is permitted.

The presentation of this website in external frames is only permitted with written permission.

The provider expressly refers to the fact that data transfer on the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) may contain gaps in security and cannot be completely protected against access by third parties.

The utilisation of the contact data contained in the imprint for commercial advertising is expressly unwanted, unless the provider has given prior written permission to do so or in the event that a business relationship already exists. The provider and all persons mentioned on this website object to any commercial use and forwarding of their data.

All brand names and trademarks mentioned on the website and 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.

Privacy Policy

In order to provide you with the best possible experience of our website, we use web analytics (Google Tag Manager) to help us understand how visitors use it.

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Data collected by Google Tag Manager: In order to monitor system stability and performance, Google Tag Manager may collect some aggregated data about tag firing. This data does not include user IP addresses or any user-specific identifiers that could be associated with a particular individual. Other than data in standard HTTP request logs, all of which is deleted within 14 days of being received, Google Tag Manager does not collect, retain, or share any information about visitors to our customers' properties, including page URLs visited.

See Google Tag Manager Terms of Service for the complete terms of services of Google Tag Manager.

About Us

Oeko-Institut e.V.
PO Box 17 71
D-79017 Freiburg, Germany
Phone +49 761 45295-0
Fax +49 761 45295-288

VAT ID-Number: DE 142 117 254

VR 1123

Person Responsible

Christof Timpe, CEO


Markus Werz


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