1. Legal notice
This Internet offer is produced and operated by Mediencluster NRW GmbH, the sole shareholder of which is the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW.
The financing of the company’s organization and of the projects it undertakes takes place within the context of the NRW-EU Objective 2 Program 2007-2013 (ERDF), from funds provided by the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and the European Regional Development Fund. Professional responsibility lies with the state chancellery of the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia, represented by the Minister for Federal Affairs, Europe and the Media.
With responsibility as editor under the conditions of the Press Act and §§ 5 and 6 of the Telemedia Act (TMG)
Mediencluster NRW GmbH represented by its responsible Managing Director Till Hardy
Mediencluster NRW GmbH
c/o Film und Medienstiftung NRW
Tel.: +49-211 930 500
Fax: +49-211 930 505
Legal representatives of the company:
Managing Directors: Till Hardy
Register of Companies
The company is a limited liability company (GmbH) with its registered office in Cologne (Register of Companies of the District Court of Cologne, Registration Number: HR B 66478).
VAT ID number (§ 27a Sales Tax Act): DE 265 842 292
2. Liability for contents
Mediencluster NRW GmbH provides the information for this Internet offer with the greatest of care and makes every effort to ensure it is up to date, correct and complete. All contents are intended for general information and do not represent any commercial, legal or other consultancy service. Mediencluster NRW GmbH provides no guarantee and accepts no liability for any damages of any material or notional nature caused by making use of the service, unless this can be shown to have been caused by deliberate intent or gross negligence.
The laws, regulations and directives which might in certain cases be published in this Internet offer have been compiled with care, however no claim is made to their being fully up to date or complete. The current wording is legally binding as it appears in the relevant publication organs (in particular the Bulletin of the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Official Gazette).
This Internet offer makes reference to numerous offers on the Internet. The contents of the linked pages are created by, among other bodies, companies and institutions over which Mediencluster NRW has no influence. Mediencluster NRW GmbH does not claim the contents contained in these as its own. Absolutely no liability is accepted for third-party offers.
If in respect of the pages of this Internet offer or pages to which reference is made, you should identify dubious or illegal content, Mediencluster GmbH would be grateful if you would bring this to our attention.
We also point out that sections of the site or the entire offer representing this Internet offer are liable to alteration, addition or deletion without any specific notice. The temporary suspension or definitive termination of publication is also possible without notice.
In accordance with § 7 Para. 1 of the Telemedia Act, Mediencluster NRW GmbH is responsible for its own content in this site under the general legal regulations. Under the terms of §§ 8 to 10 of the Telemedia Act, as a service provider the company is, however, not obliged to monitor any third-party information passed or held on the site, or, depending on the circumstances, to research this where it indicates some illegal activity. This has no effect on any obligations to remove or block the use of information in accordance with the general legal regulations. However, any liability on Mediencluster NRW GmbH may only be considered from that point in time when it gained knowledge of a concrete breach of the law. On gaining knowledge of the corresponding breaches of the law, Mediencluster NRW GmbH will remove these contents immediately.
3. Copyright and rights of use
Copyright and rights of use for texts, graphics, images, design and source code are held by Mediencluster NRW GmbH. The non-commercial production, use and passing on of copies in electronic or printed form is permitted, as long as the content remains unaltered, the source is indicated (www.medien.nrw.de) and no third-party rights are affected. Where the contents of this Internet site have not been produced by Mediencluster NRW GmbH, third-party copyrights will be observed. In particular, third-party contents will be identified as such. Mediencluster NRW GmbH would be obliged to receive the corresponding information if breaches of copyright are occasioned by its Internet presence. On becoming aware of any breaches of copyright, Mediencluster NRW GmbH will remove such content immediately and eliminate the breach of law.
4. Data protection conditions
As a public body, Mediencluster NRW GmbH is subject to the conditions of the North Rhine-Westphalia Data Protection Act. Steps are taken to ensure that the regulations on data protection are also observed by any external service providers whose services may be called on by Mediencluster NRW GmbH.
Data are saved and processed, on a temporary basis, in connection with your accessing of this Internet offer. This could possibly identify you (e.g. IP address, date, time and Internet pages viewed). Your details will be stored in the long term exclusively in anonymized form and used for statistical purposes only.
As a basic principle, telecommunications secrecy provides protection for the contents of your e-mails and details in your forms in respect of unauthorized viewing and processing. We can ensure that this requirement is observed, in respect of the operation of Mediencluster NRW GmbH. We would point out to you that, generally speaking, it is possible for data carried over the Internet to be recorded by other Internet operators and users. Accordingly, personal data should where possible only be transferred in encrypted form. Excepted from this requirement are all user comments on the individual pages of the www.medien.nrw.de site, which in each case are cleared for publication after having been checked by Mediencluster NRW GmbH (therefore becoming viewable by other Internet users).
© Mediencluster NRW GmbH 2009-2013
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