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This website is intended as an informational platform, describing research output by a virtual research lab in the Munich area.  The website is owned by

Patrick van der Smagt
P.O. Box 440138
80750 München

None of the information on this website is intended as officially representing the research institutions involved.  

Content
The content of this website was created with great care, but correctness is not guaranteed. Pursuant to §7 par. 1 of TMG (German Telemedia Act), we are responsible under the general laws for our own content on this website. However, according to §§ 8 to 10 of TMG, we are not obligated to monitor any third-party information transmitted or stored on our website or to investigate circumstances indicating an illegal activity. This does not affect the obligations under the general laws to remove or block the use of information. However, liability in this respect is only possible from the time we become aware of an actual infringement of law. Once we become aware of such legal violations, we shall remove the respective contents immediately.

Liability for links
Our service includes links to external websites but we have no influence over their content. Therefore, we cannot accept responsibility for these third-party contents. In each case, it is the respective provider or operator of the linked websites being responsible for their contents. Continuous monitoring of the contents of the linked pages cannot be reasonably expected unless there are concrete reasons for suspecting legal violations. Once we are aware of illegal content, we shall remove the respective links immediately.

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