Legal Notice

Legal Notice

The German Center for Art History Paris is part of the Max Weber Foundation – German Humanities Institutes Abroad (MWS), Rheinallee 6, 53173 Bonn, Germany. The MWS is a bundesunmittelbare Stiftung öffentlichen Rechts (federal foundation under public law), established through the DGIA law. The MWS is represented by its executive director, Dr. Harald Rosenbach.

In relation to the German Center for Art History Paris, particularly on this website, the Max Weber Foundation is also represented by its organ

Director of the German Center for Art History Paris
(Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte Paris; Centre Allemand d’Histoire de l’Art Paris)
Prof. Dr. Peter Geimer

Centre Allemand d’Histoire de l’Art Paris (DFK Paris) 
Hôtel Lully
45, rue des Petits Champs
75001 Paris


Tel. +33 (1) 42 60 67 82
Fax +33 (1) 42 60 67 83

The German Center for Art History Paris is a research institute of the Max Weber Foundation – German Research Institutes Abroad.

Rules for Safeguarding Good Scientific Practice at the German Center for Art History in Paris (DFK Paris)
The DFK Paris and its research fellows are obligated to uphold the rules for safeguarding good scientific practice, as they were established in accordance with the seventh advisory council meeting on November 8, 2004 (last modified on January 6, 2014).

Responsibility for Content
is the director of the German Center for Art History Paris.
Responsibility for the content of the individual sites of employees or scholarship holder is carried by the respective employee or scholarship holder.  

Disclaimer of Liability for Online Content
The German Center for Art History Paris, referred in the following as DFK Paris, accepts no liability for the accuracy, correctness, completeness, or quality of the information provided. Liability claims against the DFK Paris and/or its employees that refer to damages of a material or ideal nature, caused by the use or non-use of the information provided or by the use of incorrect or incomplete information, are inadmissible, provided there is no verifiably willful or grossly negligent culpability on the part of the DFK Paris. All offers are subject to change and non-binding. The DFK Paris expressly reserves the right to modify, add or delete sections of pages or the entire website or to cease its publication either temporarily or permanently without prior notice.

References and Links
Where references are made directly or indirectly to external websites (“links”) outside the sphere of DFK Paris’s responsibility, liability would only apply if the DFK were aware of that website’s contents and in the event of illegal content, it was technically possible and it could be reasonably expected to prevent use of the link. The DFK Paris therefore expressly declares that at the time the link was established, the linked sites in question were free of illegal content. The DFK Paris has no influence whatsoever on the current and future presentation, nor on the content of the linked websites. It therefore hereby distances itself expressly from all content of all linked websites which have been modified since the link was created. This declaration applies to all links and references in place within the DFK Paris’s own website as well as to external entries in guest books, discussion boards, and mailing lists set up by the DFK Paris. The operator of the linked site, and not whoever merely refers to the publication in question via links, shall be solely liable for any illegal, incorrect or incomplete content and in particular for any damage arising from the use or non-use of any such information.

Copyright and Trademark Law
In all publications, the DFK Paris endeavors to respect the copyright of all graphics, sound files, video sequences, and copy used, to use graphics, sound files, video sequences, and copy created by itself or to fall back on unlicensed graphics, sound files, video sequences, and copy. All brand names and trademarks cited within the website and possibly protected by third-party rights are subject without restriction to the provisions of the applicable German trademark law and the property rights of the respective registered proprietor. The mere mention of trademarks should not be taken to mean that they are not protected by third-party rights! All copy, images and other content published on the website are subject – unless otherwise stated – to the copyright of the DFK Paris. No content or part thereof may be stored, copied, reproduced or passed on to third parties without the prior written consent of the DFK Paris. 

Privacy Statement
Any input of personal or business data (e-mail addresses, names, addresses) on this website is explicitly voluntary on the part of the user.

Legal Validity of Disclaimer
This disclaimer is to be considered as part of internet offers referred to this page. If sections or individual formulations of this text are no longer or not completely appropriate, the remaining parts of the document remain unaffected in their content and validity.

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