Responsibility for content
The content of our website was developed and compiled by us with great care. We accept no liability for the accuracy, completeness or quality of the content.
As a service provider, we are responsible for our own content on this site in accordance with § 7 Section 1 German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz) and laws of general application. In accordance with §§ 8 to 10 German Telemedia Act we are not obliged however, as a service provider, to monitor relayed or stored third party information, or to probe such information for circumstances that indicate illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information in accordance with laws of general application are not affected by this. Liability in this regard is only possible from the moment of becoming aware of a specific breach of law. We will immediately remove such content immediately upon becoming aware of corresponding breaches of the law.
Our website contains links to external third party websites, the content of which are outside our control. We are not responsible for the content of linked sites and we do not represent these as our own. Liability for third party content is therefore excluded. The respective provider or operator of a linked site is at all times responsible for the content of linked sites. The linked sites were, however, free from illegal content at the time of linking. Without concrete evidence of any wrongdoing, it is unreasonable to undertake permanent monitoring of the content of linked sites. If any breaches of law do emerge, we will remove such links immediately.
The electronic databases, texts, images, graphics, layout and other content of this website are protected by copyright law. Third party contributions are designated as such. The reproduction, distribution, editing or other use that is not expressly allowed by copyright law or other laws requires our consent in writing. This also applies to the content of this website that is placed on third party websites or reproduced in any other way. Making downloads from and copies of this site are only permitted for non-commercial use. The operators of the site endeavour always to respect the copyright of other parties and/or to use work that it has produced itself or that is freeware.
Copyright of press photos
The Messer press photos that are available to download on our internet site may only be used for journalistic uses in conjunction with editorial or scientific reporting. The copyright for such images remains fully with Messer. Images that are used, altered, distributed and/or electronically processed for the purposes specified above must contain source specification ("Photo: Messer Group"). Commercial provision to third parties – in any form – is not permitted. The use of press photos is free of charge. In return, we would request that you to send us a specimen copy of print media and a brief notification in the case of film and electronic media.