Here is the legal fine print provided under German and EU laws. You may want to skip ahead to the copyright rules governing this site, or check out our acknowledgements to learn more about the fine people supporting GermanBureau.

If you’re wondering how we handle your data and where you might find GDPR-related controls, please head over to our privacy policy.

Company information is owned and operated by:

GermanBureau (Redaktionsbüro Bakst)
Heinersdorfer Str. 12
12101 Berlin, Germany
Tel.: +49 30 340 823 93 (site administrator)

Publisher: Alexander Bakst
VAT ID (USt-ID-Nr.): DE 277 695 519
Tax no. (StNr.): 21 / 215 / 01058

Court of jurisdiction

Amtsgericht Schöneberg (Berlin)
Grunewaldstr. 66-67
10823 Berlin, Germany
Tel.: +49 30 90159 0
Fax: +49 30 90159 429


We have designed and written our website with great care and due diligence. Nonetheless, assumes no liability for the accuracy, integrity, and actuality of the contents provided herein.

As a service provider in accordance with § 7 Abs.1 TMG we are, generally speaking, legally responsible for the content on this site. At the same time, in accordance with § 8 through 10 TMG we are not required to monitor transferred or stored data from third parties, nor are we obliged to proactively research circumstances that would indicate unlawful activities.

General legal requirements to remove or block the use of certain information remain untouched by this provision. This requirement becomes effective from the moment a specific infringement is recognized. In such cases, we will immediately remove the offending content.

External Links may contain links to external websites over which we have no influence. Because we have no control over third-party activities, we cannot be held responsible for content hosted on domains other than our own.

External links are provided in good faith and with due diligence, meaning that we could not determine an infringement of applicable laws upon placing the links. However, we are unable to permanently monitor the content of external providers in the absence of a specific indication of infringement. Upon learning of any abuses — for example, by notification from users or law enforcement — we will immediately take steps to remove the offending link or content.

© Copyright 2010 – 2018 GermanBureau (Redaktionsbüro Bakst). All rights reserved.

Layout, design and content of are protected under the provisions of German copyright law, and as such may not be reproduced or redistributed in any way that is inconsistent with applicable rights unless the publisher gives prior written consent.

Reproduction (download or copies) of any content on our website, including blog posts and other media, is permitted for personal, non-commercial use only. A further exception is granted for non-commercial reference purposes under the provisions of the “fair use” doctrine. In this case, please take care to properly cite your sources.

Any third-party content published on this site is subject to the copyright restrictions of its respective owners. All forms of redistribution of third-party content are strictly prohibited without prior written consent from the individual copyright owners. As a rule, all third-party content is used with permission; but if you detect a possible copyright infringement on our site, please let us know. We will make every effort to resolve the conflict or remove the offending content if necessary.


GermanBureau logo and web design in cooperation with:

Fabian Lauterbach, designer
Cologne, Germany

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