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Prestel Verlag | München • London • New York |
Neumarkter Str. 28 | D - 81673 München

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Prestel Verlag • Verlagsgruppe Random House GmbH | Amtsgericht Gütersloh HRB 2810

 

Management: Dr. Frank Sambeth, Klaus Eck, Claudia Reitter

VAT Number: DE811148890

Prices: All prices on our website are in US Dollars and British Pounds and are subject to change without notice.

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Terms of Use

This Web site is an online information and communication service provided by Prestel Verlag • Verlagsgruppe Random House GmbH and its affiliated companies ("Prestel"). Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using this site. By using this site, you signify your agreement with these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with any of the below Terms of Use, do not use this site. Prestel reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, alter or otherwise update these Terms of Use at any time. Such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified Terms of Use. By using this service after we have posted notice of such modifications, alterations or updates, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. Prestel retains the right to deny access to anyone at its complete discretion for any reason including for violation of any of these Terms of Use. This Web site provides links to many other Web sites affiliated with Prestel that may have Terms of Use Policies different from, or in addition to, the Terms of Use specified herein, particularly in the case of Web sites hosting third-party content or that allow postings by third-parties. By accessing such Web sites through links provided on this Web site, you agree to abide by each applicable Terms of Use policy as therein specified.

 

Trademarks, Copyrights and Restrictions

This site is controlled and operated by Prestel, Neumarkter Str. 28, 81673 München. All material on this site, including, but not limited to images, illustrations, audio clips, and video clips, is protected by copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights which are owned and controlled by Prestel, its related companies or by other parties that have licensed their material to Prestel. Material on prestel.com or any Web site owned, operated, licensed or controlled by Prestel is solely for your personal, non-commercial use. Such material may not be copied, reproduced, republished, modified, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, including by e-mail or other electronic means, without the express prior written consent of Prestel. Use of the materials on any other Web site or networked computer environment, or use of the materials for any purpose other than personal, non-commercial use is a violation of Prestel's copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary rights, and is prohibited.

 

Links

This site may contain links to other Web sites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are for your convenience only, and you access them at your own risk. Prestel is not responsible for, and does not endorse, the content of any Linked Sites whether or not Prestel is affiliated with the sponsors of a site. Visitors to any linked site are urged and expected to abide by the Terms of Use and Privacy Policies of that particular linked site.

Prestel welcomes links to this site. You may establish a hypertext link to this site, provided that the link does not state or imply any sponsorship or endorsement of your site by Prestel. You may not use on your site any trademarks, service marks or copyrighted materials appearing on the Prestel site, including but not limited to any logos or characters, without the express written consent of the owner of the mark or right. You may not frame or otherwise incorporate into another Web site any of the content or other materials on the Prestel site without prior written consent of Prestel.

 

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability

The materials on Prestel's web site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. Prestel disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, other than those warranties which, under the laws applicable to this agreement, are implied by law and are incapable of exclusion, restriction, or modification. Neither Prestel, nor its affiliated or related entities, nor any person involved in the creation, production, and distribution of Prestel's web site warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that Prestel or the server that makes them available are free of viruses or other harmful components. The material that you read on Prestel's web site is provided for entertainment and promotional purposes. Prestel does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in Prestel's web site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.

You expressly agree that use of the Prestel site is at your sole risk. You expressly agree that neither Prestel, nor its affiliated or related entities, nor any of their respective employees, or agents, nor any person or entity involved in the creation, production, and distribution of Prestel's web site are responsible or liable to any person or entity whatsoever for any loss, damage (whether actual, consequential, punitive or otherwise), injury, claim, liability or other cause of any kind or character whatsoever based upon or resulting from the use or misuse of this site or any other Prestel web site. By way of example, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Prestel and related persons and entities shall not be responsible or liable for any claim or damage arising from failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation, computer virus, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of personal records, or the reliance upon or use of data, information, opinions or other materials appearing on this site. You (and not Prestel) assume the entire cost of, and responsibility for any and all necessary servicing, repair or correction resulting from your use of this site. In addition, you expressly acknowledge and agree that Prestel is not liable or responsible for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of other subscribers or third parties.

 

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Prestel, its subsidiaries and other affiliated companies, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third-party information providers to the Service from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these Terms of Use. Prestel reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with Prestel in asserting any available defenses.

 

Jurisdictional Issues

Unless otherwise specified, the materials in the Prestel Web site are presented solely for the purpose of entertainment and promoting programs and other products available in the United States and Great Britein, its territories, possessions, and protectorates. This site is controlled and operated by Prestel from its offices within Germany. Prestel makes no representation that materials in Prestel's Web site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with their local laws, if and to the extent local laws may be applicable. This agreement shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of Germany. Any action you, any third party or Prestel bring to enforce this agreement or, in connection with, any matters related to this site shall be brought only in either the Courts located in Munich, Germany, and you expressly consent to the jurisdiction of said courts. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement, and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. This represents the entire agreement between the parties relating to the matters contained herein and shall not be modified except in writing, signed by Prestel.

 

Privacy

Prestel is very respectful about the privacy concerns of the visitors to its sites on the Internet. As a general policy, no personal information is automatically collected from visitors to this site. However, certain non-personal information of visitors is recorded by the standard operation of Prestel's Internet servers. This information is primarily used to provide an enhanced online experience for the visitor. Information tracked includes the type of browser being used by the visitor (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system (e.g., Macintosh, Windows) in use by the visitor and the domain name of the visitor's Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, t-online). By having this information, Web pages optimized for a particular visitor's computer are automatically made available to that visitor. Other use of this information may include internal review of the number of visitors to this site but only in an aggregate and non-personally-identifiable form. E-mail addresses and other personally identifiable data about visitors to this site are known to Prestel only when voluntarily submitted by the users. Prestel will only use personally identifiable data provided at this site for the purposes described at the time it is collected (for example, the e-mail addresses visitors provide in order to receive e-mail alerts will only be used for the purpose of sending these e-mail alerts). Prestel sites, as well as any other third party sites linked to from this Web site, may each have different privacy policies and practices. You should carefully review these other Web sites' privacy policies in order to determine how each site may use any personal information you provide.


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