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General Conditions of Use for the Digital Mechanism and Gear Library

§ 1 General
The web site of the Digital Mechanism and Gear Library (DMG-Lib) provides information and data without referring to or relying on the timeliness, correctness or completeness of the information.

The DMG-Lib expressly reserves the right to change, supplement, or delete parts of the pages or the entire offering without special notice, or to temporarily or finally halt the publication.

§ 2 Liability for contents
The DMG-Lib is not liable for contents and programs that are disseminated on this web site, or for damages that arise from said contents and programs. Liability claims and claims for compensation against the DMG-Lib e.V. that originate from the use of the presented information, its faultiness and/or incompleteness, are – as far as is legally permitted – excluded. This applies to all types of damage, especially damages caused by errors, delays, or interruption in the transmission, to disruption in technical facilities and in service, incorrect contents, loss or deletion of data, viruses, or damages that can occur in other ways when using this online offering.

§ 3 Liability for disruptions
The DMG-Lib is not liable for disruptions of the quality of access because of Acts of God, or due to events that DMG-Lib is not responsible for, especially the failure of communication networks. The DMG-Lib makes no guarantee that the Internet site functions error-free and without interruptions, or that any errors shall be corrected.

§ 4 Liability for links
The DMG-Lib is not liable for the contents, faultlessness, legality and functionality of Internet sites of third parties that are referenced with links from this Internet site. Retrieving pages via links is done at the user’s own risk. According to § 8 of the Teledienstgesetz (German Teleservices Act), homepage authors are only responsible for unlawful contents if they have knowledge of the contents. The DMG-Lib checks the contents of the linked page when the links are placed; if the contents of the linked page change afterwards, DMG-Lib is not liable.

§ 5 Copyright
The contents offered through this web site are copyright protected. Their use is subject to the applicable copyrights. The reproduction of these contents is permitted solely for private, noncommercial purposes (§ 53 of the Copyright Act). For contents that are provided for downloading, a single, nonexclusive and nontransferable license is granted, which is limited to the one-time downloading and saving. All further rights remain with the DMG. The sale and any commercial use are not permitted.

§ 6 Website
The website may not be changed, copied, republished, transferred, disseminated or saved without consent from the DMG-Lib.

§ 7 Data protection
The DMG-Lib is obligated to comply with the legal provisions on data protection and to preserve the secrecy of telecommunications. In this connection, a reference is made to our data protection information.

§ 8 Concluding provisions
The DMG-Lib reserves the right to change the conditions of use at any time. The conditions of use are subject exclusively to German law. If individual provisions of the conditions of use are invalid or become so, the validity of the remaining clauses remains unaffected.


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