Imprint / Exclusion of Liability

Dieter Kerkhoff
Kerkhoff 3P
Griesberger Strasse 28
51399 Burscheid

phone:    +49 2174 8945 443

UST-ID: DE 3055 40969

Responsible for the content in accordance with § 55 Abs. 2 RStV:       Dieter Kerkhoff

Website Design:   acht ideen - Bürogemeinschaft für Gestaltung,

Technical Implementation:   fitzworld. webentwicklung,

Photographs :   Nils Längner,

Exclusion of Liability (Disclaimer):

Liability of Contents
As a service provider, we are responsible, in in accordance with § 7 Para. 1 TMG [German Telemedia Act], for our own contents on these web pages in accordance with the general laws. In accordance with §§ 8 to 10 TMG, as service providers, we are nonetheless not obliged to monitor the transmitted or saved third-party information or to search for sets for circumstances which indicate illegal activity. The obligations to remove or block the use of information in accordance with the general laws shall remain unaffected. However, any related liability in this regard shall only then be possible after having become aware of a concrete legal violation. If we become aware of corresponding legal violations, we shall promptly remove such contents.
Liability for Links
Our web site contains links to external third-party web sites over whose contents we have no control. Thus, we also make no guarantees about these third-party contents. The respective owner or operator of the web pages shall always be responsible for the contents of the linked pages. The linked pages were examined for possible legal violations at the time they were linked. At that point in time, no legal violations were evident. However, a permanent content-related controlling of the linked pages is not reasonable without concrete indications of a legal violation. If we become aware of such legal violations, we shall promptly remove such links.

The contents and work products on these web pages that have been created by the web page operators shall be subject to German copyright law. The reproduction, editing, dissemination and any type of exploitation outside of the boundaries of copyright law shall require the written consent of the respective author and/or creator. Downloads and copies of this web site shall be permitted only for private, non-commercial use. Insofar as the contents on this web site have not been created by the operator, third-party copyrights shall be respected. In particular, third-party contents shall be labelled as such. However, if you should become aware of a copyright violation, we request that you make a corresponding notification. If we become aware of legal violations, we shall promptly remove such contents.

Data Protection Declaration:
Data Protection
The operators of these web pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We keep your personal data confidential and handle them in accordance with the statutory data protection directives as well as this data protection declaration.
As a rule, it is possible to use our web site without disclosing personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, physical address or e-mail addresses) are collected on our web pages, this is done upon a voluntary basis insofar as this is possible. Without your express consent, these data shall not be passed on to third parties. However, we wish to point out that data transmission via the Internet (e.g. via e-mail communication) may entail security gaps. The gapless protection of the data from third-party access is not possible.
Data Protection Declaration for the Use of Google Analytics
This web site uses functions from the Web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files which are saved on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the web site. As a rule, the information about your use of this web site that is generated by the cookie shall be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, in the case of the activation of IP anonymisation on this web site, your IP address shall nonetheless be shortened in advance by Google within the member countries of the European Union or within other member countries of the European Economic Area Convention. Only in exceptional cases shall the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. By mandate of the operator of this web site, Google shall use this information in order to evaluate your use of the web site, in order to compile reports about the web site activities and in order to render additional services associated with the use of the web site and the Internet for the web site operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the parameters of Google Analytics shall not be commingled with other data by Google. You can prevent the storage of the cookies by correspondingly changing the settings on your browser software; however, we wish to point out that, in this case, you may not be able to use all functions of this web site. Moreover, you can prevent the collected data generated via the cookie and procured about your use of the web site (incl. your IP address) from being transmitted to Google as well as the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available by clicking on the following link:
Data Protection Declaration for the Use of LinkedIn
Our web site uses functions of the LinkedIn network. The provider is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. For each accessing of one of our web pages which includes functions of LinkedIn, a connection to LinkedIn’s servers is created. LinkedIn will be notified that you have visited our Internet web pages via your IP address. If you click on the "Recommend Button" of LinkedIn and you have logged into your account at LinkedIn, it is possible for LinkedIn to categorise your visit to our Internet site to you and your user account. However, we wish to point out that we, as the provider of the web pages, have no knowledge of the contents of the transmitted data or their usage by LinkedIn.
You can find additional information in this regard in LinkedIn’s Data Protection Declaration at:
Data Protection Declaration for the Use of XING
Our web site uses functions of the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. For each accessing of one of our web pages which contains the functions of XING, a connection to XING’s servers shall be created. As far as we know, no personal data are saved. In particular, no IP addresses are saved and the usage behaviour is not evaluated.
Additional information about data protection and the XING Share Button can be found in XING’s Data Protection Declaration at
Provision of Information, Deletion, Blocking
You shall, at all times, have the right to obtain free-of-charge information about your saved personal data, their origin and their recipient and the purpose of the data processing as well as a right to the correction, blocking or deletion of these data. If you have any additional questions about the theme of personal data, please feel free to contact us at any time at the address specified in the Imprint Section of this web site.
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