Responsible for the publication and operation of the website within the meaning of § 5 TMG
Zentralverband Europäischer Lederhändler eG (hereafter called ZEL)
Phone: +49 234 3381 – 0
Fax: +49 234 3381– 203
Board of Directors: Ansgar Herrmann, Frank J. Wisgalle
USt.-ID. Nr. DE119361463
Responsible person for content according to § 18 Abs. 2 Medienstaatsvertrag (MStV): Herr Ansgar Herrmann and Herr Frank J. Wisgalle (address, see above)
Register of Cooperatives: Bochum
Registry number: GnR 244
Supervisory Board Chairman: Herr Maximilian Leitenstern
The responsible auditing association according to § 54 GenG are the federation of cooperatives Genossenschaftsverband - Verband der Regionen e.V. located in Frankfurt am Main, avalaible on internet at www.genossenschaftsverband.de.
For out-of-court settlement of consumer disputes, the European Union has configured an online platform ("OS-Plattform") to contact.
The platform can be found under: https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/odr/
Obligations for a dispute resolution in accordance with § 36 VSBG:
The Zentralverband Europäischer Lederhändler eG is not participating and is not obliged to participate in a dispute resolution before a consumer arbitration board.
The use of released contact data within the framework of the obligation to provide an imprint by third parties for sending expressly unsolicited advertising and information material is hereby contradicted. We reserve the right to legal action in the case of unsolicited sendings of advertising information as for example by spam.
1. Content of the online offer
In order to keep the information on this website up-to-date, factually correct and unambiguous, every effort is made to ensure this when creating this website. Despite all efforts it is possible that it comes to unintentional misstatements. The content of the website is provided by the person responsible without obligation and to the exclusion of any warranties or assurances. This also applies for all websites referred to by (hyper-)links.
Liability claims towards the person responsible are excluded, insofar as there is no demonstrably intentional or grossly negligent fault on the part of the person responsible which refer to material or immaterial damages that were caused by the use or non-use of the information provided, or by the use of faulty and incomplete information.
All offers are non-binding and without obligation. The person responsible expressly reserves to change, complete or delete parts of pages or the entire pages completely without special notice, or to cease their publication temporarily or permanently.
2. References and links
For direct or indirect references to external websites ('links'), which are outside the responsibility of the person responsible, a liability obligation is only given in the case that the person responsible has knowledge of the contents and it would be technically possible and reasonable to prevent the use in the case of unlawful content.
The person responsible hereby expressly declares that at the time of linking, no illegal contents on the linked pages were recognizable. The person responsible has no influence whatsoever on the current or future design, the contents or the authorship of the linked pages. It is not reasonable to make permanent content controls of the linked pages without concrete evidence for an infringement of the law. Therefore, we hereby expressly distance ourselves from the entire contents of the linked pages that have been changed after linking. This statement applies to all set links and references within the own Internet offer as well as for external entries in the configured guest books, discussion forums and mailing lists of the person responsible. In the case that damages occur by the use or non-use of information provided this way, the provider of the linked website alone is liable and not the person who refers to the respective publication by link. This also applies for illegal, faulty or incomplete contents. If infringements of the law become known, we will delete the concerning links.
3. Copyright and Trademark law
The responsible endeavours to observe the copyright of the used images, audio documents, video sequences and texts, to use self-created images, audio documents, video sequences and texts by the responsible or to fall back on licence-free images, audio documents, video sequences and texts in all publications.
All brand names and trademarks mentioned within the Internet offer and possibly protected by third parties are subject without restrictions to the provisions of the applicable trademark law and the ownership rights of the respective owners. From mere mention alone cannot be concluded that trademarks are not protected by the rights of third parties.
The contents and works created by us on this pages are subject to the German copyright. The copyright for published works, self-created by the person responsible solely remains with the author. Without explicit consent by the person responsible, the duplication or use of such works, especially images, audio documents, video sequences and texts, is not permitted. In the case of lawful use of the information and images provided on this website, this must be done by indicating the source of the copyright. We reserve the right to withdraw the permission to duplicate copyright protected material at any time. This applies in particular if copyright protected material permitted to be reproduced, in our opinion, is used in a manner contrary to our interests or if instructions for copyright protection is not consequently adhered to.
We assume no warranty or liability for the freedom of third party rights in connection with this permission.
4. Limitation of liability and exclusion of liability
This website was created with the utmost care. In accordance with § 7 section 1 TMG, we, as service provider for own contents on these pages, are responsible according to the general law. According to §§ 8 to 10 TMG, however, the service provider is not obliged to monitor transferred or stored external information. Furthermore, we are not obliged to investigate circumstances that indicate an illegal activity. After becoming aware of this, obligations for the removal or blocking of use of information remain unaffected. Before becoming aware of this, a liability in this regard for a concrete infringement of the law is not possible. The corresponding contents are removed immediately after corresponding infringements of the law became known.
If no demonstrably intentional or grossly negligent fault exists on the part of the person responsible, any liability claims against the responsible for material or immaterial damage resulting from the use or non-use of the provided information or faulty and incomplete information, are excluded.
5. Legal validity of this exclusion of liability
This exclusion of liability is to be seen as part of the Internet offer from which this page was referenced. Provided that parts or individual formulations of this text do not, no longer or do not completley apply to the current legal situation, the remaining parts of the documents in their contents remain unaffected in their validity.