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The following provides mandatory data concerning the provider of this Website, obligations with regard to data protection, as well as other important legal references involving the Website of the Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Werner-Heisenberg-Institut) Munich (http://www.mpp.mpg.de) as required by German law.
The provider of this Website within the legal meaning of the term is the registered
association Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science.
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V.
Phone: +49 89 2108-0
Register of Societies and Associations
The Max Planck Society is registered in the Official Register of Societies and Associations
at Berlin-Charlottenburg Local Court under the register number VR 13378 B.
The Max Planck Society is officially represented by its Board of Directors, which, in turn, is represented by the President of the Society, Professor Peter Gruss, and by the Secretary General, Dr. Ludwig Kronthaler.
Value added tax identification number
The value added tax identification number of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderungen der Wissenschaften e.V. is DE 129517720.
Webmaster: Uwe Leupold
Silke Zollinger (Press and Public Relations)
Dr. Stefan Stonjek (Assistant to the Managing Directors)
Legal responsibility for the content of the internet pages of the Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Werner-Heisenberg-Institut) lies with its Managing Director, Prof. Dr. Allen Caldwell.
The Max Planck Society is a non-profit research facility which is organized as a registered
association. All of the institutes and facilities of the Max Planck Society are largely
autonomous in terms of organization and research, but as a rule have no legal capacity of
Foreign Language Pages
To the extent that parts of this Website are offered in languages other than German, this
represents a service exclusively for staff and guests of the Max Planck Society who are
not proficient in German.
Data Collection and Processing
Visits to this Website are logged. The anonymized IP address currently used by your
computer, as well as further technical data pertaining to the data call is recorded. No cookies are used within the scope of this Internet session. Data is evaluated only for statistical purposes in anonymized form. No personal user profiles are created.
The data protection officer of the Max Planck Society is available for questions concerning
the topic of data protection at email@example.com.
Your personal data will only be transmitted to government organizations and authorities
in legally required cases and/or for prosecution in the event of attacks on our network
infrastructure. Your personal data are not provided to third parties for any other purpose.
Liability for Contents of Online Information
In accordance with Section 7 Paragraph 1 of the Tele-Media Law, the Max Planck Society
shall be responsible for its own contents according to general legal provisions. The Max
Planck Society makes every effort to provide timely and accurate information on this
Website. Nevertheless, errors and inaccuracies cannot be completely ruled out. Therefore,
the Max Planck Society does not assume any liability for the information provided being
up-to-date as well as its accuracy, completeness or quality. The Max Planck Society shall
not be liable for damage of a tangible or intangible nature caused directly or indirectly
through the use or failure to use the information offered and/or through the use of faulty
or incomplete information unless it is verifiably culpable of intent or gross negligence. The
same shall apply to any software downloads available free of charge. The Max Planck
Society reserves the right to modify, supplement, or delete any or all of the information
offered on its Website, or to temporarily or permanently cease publication thereof without
prior and separate notification.
Links to Websites of Third Parties
This Website includes links to other external websites. These external links are designated
as follows: angled arrow (). References to the subordinate pages of this Website are designated as follows: straight arrow ().
The respective provider shall be responsible for the contents of any linked external pages.
In establishing the initial link, the Max Planck Society has reviewed the respective
external content in order to determine whether such link entailed possible civil or criminal
responsibility. However, a constant review of linked external pages is unreasonable
without concrete indication of a violation of rights.. If the Max Planck Society discovers or
is pointed out by others that an external offer linked to by the Max Planck Society causes
civil or criminal responsibility, the Max Planck Society will immediately eliminate any link
to this offer. The Max Planck Society expressly dissociates itself from such contents.
The layout, graphics and other contents of this website as well as the program code are protected by copyright law. The reproduction or usage without the explicit permission of the owners, e. g. the Max-Planck-Institut für Physik (Werner-Heisenberg-Institut) Munich or the Max Planck Society, even in parts, is forbidden.