Legal Notice


Despite careful control we assume no liability for the accuracy, completeness, quality and topicality of websites, which can be accessed via hyperlink from the IZS homepage. Responsible for the content of these websites are explicitly the providers of the linked websites. The IZS does not assume liability for potential damages or consequences that are due to direct or indirect use of the contents of these websites.

The responsibility for the content of individual web pages of the IZS bear the persons who provided the content. Despite careful control the IZS does not assume liability for the accuracy, completeness, quality and topicality of the information provided.


All contents published on the IZS website (such as layout, texts, pictures, figures etc.) are copyright protected. Any use that is not authorized by the German Copyright Act is subject to previous explicit approval by the IZS. This is particularly the case for copying, editing, translation, storing, processing and reproduction of content in data bases and other electronic media or electronic systems. Thus, it is not allowed to take graphics, pictures or individual pages or to reproduce the homepage of the IZS or single pages under an external domain.

We explicitly allow and welcome quoting our documents and website as well as the establishment of links to our homepage. Printing individual pages and PDF files for private, scientific and non-commercial purposes is allowed.

All third party brand names and trademarks mentioned on our website are, without limitation, subject to the provisions of the law on trademarks and related signs and the property rights of the registered owners. The mere fact that they have been mentioned should not be taken to mean that trademarks are not protected by third-party rights.