The content for our pages has been created with the greatest care. However, we cannot guarantee that the content is complete, correct or up to date. As a service provider, according to § 7, paragraph 1 TMG (German telecommunications act), we are responsible for our own content on these pages under observance of general law. However, according to § 8 to 10 TMG we, as a service provider, are not obliged to monitor saved external information or to explore the circumstances that point out an unlawful activity. Obligations for removing or blocking the use of information according to general law remain unaffected. An according assumption of liability is, however, only possible from the moment a concrete violation of law has become known. After according violations of laws have become known, we will remove this content immediately.

Liability for links

Our web site contains links to external web pages of third parties on whose content we have no influence. Therefore, we cannot assume any liability for this external content. The according providers or administrators of the web sites are responsible for their content. The linked pages are checked for possible violations of law at the time they are linked. Unlawful contents could not be observed at the time of linking. Permanent monitoring of the linked pages' content, however, is not reasonable without concrete evidence. Should violations of law become known, such links will be removed immediately.

Trademark law

Kochwagen® is a registered trademark by Peter Gregor.

(1) The acquisition of trade mark protection in accordance with section 4 shall grant an exclusive right to the proprietor of the trade mark.

(2) A third party shall be prohibited, without the consent of the proprietor of the trade mark in the course of trade, from

1. using a sign which is identical to the trade mark for goods or services which are identical to those for which it enjoys protection,
2. using a sign if the likelihood of confusion exists for the public because of the identity or similarity of the sign to the trade mark and the identity or similarity of the goods or services covered by the trade mark and the sign, including the likelihood of association with the trade mark, or
3. using a sign identical with or similar to the trade mark for goods or services which are not similar to those for which the trade mark enjoys protection if the trade mark is a trade mark which has a reputation in this country and the use of the sign without due cause takes unfair advantage of, or is detrimental to, the distinctive character or the repute of the trade mark which has a reputation.

(3) If the prerequisites of subs. 2 are met, it shall in particular be prohibited

1. to affix the sign to goods or their wrappings or packaging,
2. to offer goods under the sign, to put them on the market, or to stock them for the above purposes,
3. to offer or provide services under the sign,
4. to import or export goods under the sign,
5. to use the sign in business papers or in advertising.

(4) Third parties shall be furthermore prohibited without the authorisation of the proprietor of the trade mark in the course of trade

1. to affix a sign that is identical to the trade mark or a similar sign on wrappings or packaging or on means of identification such as labels, tags, badges or the like,
2. to offer, put on the market or stock for the listed purposes wrappings, packaging or means of identification which bear a sign that is identical to the trade mark or to a similar sign, or
3. to import or export wrappings, packaging or means of identification which bear a sign that is identical to the trade mark or to a similar sign if the danger exists that the wrappings or packaging are used to wrap or package, or that the means of identification are used to identify goods or services with regard to which third parties would be prohibited from using the sign in accordance with subs. 2 and 3.

(5) Anyone using a sign in contravention of subs. 2 to 4 may be required by the proprietor of the trade mark to refrain therefrom if there is a danger of recurrence. The right shall also exist if there is a risk of a contravention occurring for the first time.

(6) Anyone committing the act of infringement intentionally or negligently shall be liable to the proprietor of the trade mark to compensate for the damage incurred by the act of infringement. The profit which the infringer has made through the infringement of the right may also be taken into account when assessing the compensation. The compensation claim may also be calculated on the basis of the amount which the infringer should have paid as a suitable remuneration if he/she had obtained authorisation to use the trade mark.

(7) If the act of infringement is committed in a business operation by an employee or agent, the right to an injunction and, insofar as the employee or agent acted intentionally or negligently, the compensation claim may also be asserted against the proprietor of the operation.

Copyright Law

The content and works created by the site administrators on these pages are subject to German copyright law. The reproduction, editing, distribution and any kind of exploitation outside the limits of copyright law require the written permission of the according author or creator. Downloading and copying these pages is only permitted for private, non-commercial use. Insofar as the contents on this site have not been created by the administrator, the copyrights of third parties are observed. In particular, the content of third parties is marked as such. Should you still recognize a copyright violation, we ask you to notify us accordingly. Should violations of law become known, such content will be removed immediately.

Contract punishment and compensation

With each unjustified (without approval of the respective photographer or by loftgalerie) occurred use, use, reproduction or passing on of the picture a contract punishment is to be paid for every isolated case by height of the fivefold fee of utilisation, provisory of further compensation claims. With omitted, incomplete, wrong to placed or originator's note not capable of allocation an impact is to be paid at the rate of 100 percent of the fee of utilisation. The in each case topical MFM list (Mittelstandsgemeinschaft Foto-Marketing) comes to the use. No rights of use are founded by the intended payments.

Privacy Policy

Using this web site is usually possible without specifying personal information. Should personal information (like names, addresses or e-mail addresses) be collected this will always take place, if possible, on a voluntary basis. The information will not be handed to third parties without your explicit permission.

We point out that online data transfer (for example during e-mail traffic) can show security leaks. A complete protection of data from third-party access is not possible.

The use of contact information published due to the disclaimer requirement and the contact information of the photographers by third parties for sending unauthorized advertisements and informational material is hereby explicitly prohibited. The site administrators explicitly reserve the right to take legal action in the case of unrequested sending of promotional information, for example spam mails, etc.

We hereby explicitly notify you that large parts of this homepage constitute a database work according to § 4 (2) UrhG (German copyright law). This means: should you systematically use addresses and e-mail addresses on this homepage to send, for example, unrequested advertisements, we will prosecute this immediately and without further notice.

Legal venue

It is worth the right of the Federal Republic of Germany as agreed. Additional agreements to these Terms and Conditions need to her effectiveness of the written form. Any gewgaw or ineffectiveness of one or several regulations of these Terms and Conditions doesn't touch the effectiveness of the remaining regulations. The parties undertake to substitute for the invalid regulation with an effective regulation suitable to sense which comes of the aimed regulation economically and juridically most near.

photos: Peter Gregor/, Roman Rvachov/Fotolia, Anna Kucherova/
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