Notice to non-German users

This website, its contents and its use are subject to the respective laws of the Federal Republic of Germany, namely the Telemediengesetz (TMG), the Rundfunkstaatsvertrag (RStV) and the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG). In addition, the respective laws of the European Community will apply if you (the visitor) are a resident of a EU member country other than Germany. Now, for all the others: Please be aware that your local legislation may require different terms of use, disclaimers, policies, laws to comply with – whatever. I understand and respect this, but please understand that I am not to be held liable if something here does not comply with your local law. Should you have any concerns about this or perhaps even suspect me to offend against any of the laws relevant to your location then please get in touch with me prior to sueing my pants off. Thank you.

Information according to TMG sec. 5:

Service provided by

Thomas Klein
Sürther Hauptstr. 48
50999 Köln



Responsible editor according to sec. 55-2 RStV:

Thomas Klein
Sürther Hauptstr. 48
50999 Köln

All content provided here reflects the personal opinion of the author and is neither explicitly nor implicitly related to any opinion of my employer.


Liability regarding contents 

According to sec. 7-1 of TMG, I am liable for own contents published on these pages. According to sections 8 to 10 TMG I am however not to be held acountible for monitoring, tracking or controlling submitted or stored information originating by others, nor am I responsible to seek to reveal illegal activities by means of using such information. This does not include my duties arising from the rights of others with respect to the treatment of their respective personally identifiable information used by this website. Any liability of myself in these regards can however only occur once I have gained knowledge about a real infringment. As soon as I have gained knowledge of infringements, I will promptly remove the contents in question.

Liability for links and linked contents

The services and contents here contain links to external, third-party websites which are beyond my control. I will therefore not be held liable for such external contents. Responsibilty for the linked content is solely up to the respective service provider. The linked content was subject to inspection for possible infringements at the time of the initial linking taking place and no possible infringent existed. A constant monitoring of linked content is however not reasonable unless concrete evidence of an infringment is given. As soon as I gain knowledge of an infringement, I will promptly remove the respective links.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

All content on these web pages – unless explicitly mentioned otherwise – is created by me (Thomas Klein) and is subject to the respective laws of the Federal Republic of Germany. Distribution, reproduction and any other kind of utilization beyond the scope defined in the appropriate laws requires my explicit approval. Downloads and copies of content are allowed for private, non-commercial use only. As far as content was not created by me, the respective copyrights are obeyed and the respective content it is marked as such using appropriate means. In the case that you are nevertheless aware of a (possible) copyright infringement by me, I request you to notify me accordingly. As soon as I have gained knowledge of any such infringement, I will promptly remove the respective content. Details on content created by others and used by me are available at the Copyright page.