Legal Notice and Privacy Policy

Liability for links

In the judgment of May 12, 1998, "Liability for Links" (312 O 85/98) the State Court of Hamburg has unequivocally decided that through the insertion of a link one has, under certain circumstances, responsibility for the content of the linked pages. This can only be prevented if one expressly takes distance from this content.

The MAV PRÜFTECHNIK GmbH hereby distances itself expressly from all content on all the linked pages at and indicates that it neither has influence over the creation and content of the linked pages nor appropriates this content.

Liability for content

Although all contents on our website are created and researched with greatest care, we cannot take responsibility for their correctness, actuality and completeness. According to § 7 section 1 TMG of the general regulations, we, as authors of this website, are responsible for the contents. Pursuant to §§ 8 through 10 TMG however we are not responsible as service providers to monitor transferred or stored information of third parties or to research circumstances that suggest an illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information remain unaffected under general law. A liability relating to this applies only after the first moment of the knowledge of a concrete rights violation. On receiving knowledge of relevant infringements we will immediately remove these contents.


The contents prepared by us and placed on these pages are protected by German copyright. The reproduction, adaptation, dissemination or any kind of utilization outside the borders of the copyright law requires explicit written approval of the respective author, respectively originator. Copies and downloads are only allowed to be used in a private and non-commercial way. Insofar as contents from this website are not created from the operator, all copyrights from third parties will be noted. In particular, third-party contents will be indicated as such. Should you still have reason to believe that a copyright violation has occurred, we ask you to give us notice about it. As soon as we become aware of a legal violation we will remove such contents immediately.

Data protection

Using this web site is usually possible without specifying personal information. As far as personal data is collected (for example name, residential address or email address) on our pages, this is always done on a voluntary basis. No personal data will be forwarded to any third parties without your express consent.

We would like to point out that the transfer of data on the internet (e.g. during communication by e-mail) may have security gaps. It is not possible to protect such data completely against access by third parties.

The use of the contact details, published in the framework of the index obligations, by third parties for the transmission of unsolicited advertisements and information material is hereby expressly prohibited. Should the operator of this site receive unsolicited promotional material, such as spam etc., the operator expressively reserves the right to take legal action.

Data Privacy Statement for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of the Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies”, text files, which are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of this website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on a server operated in the USA. In case IP anonymisation is enabled on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or other contracting states of the agreement on the European Economic Area before being transmitted.

Your full IP address will only be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. On behalf of the website operator, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website and providing other services for the website operator relating to website activity and internet usage. Google will not associate your browser’s IP address transmitted for Google Analytics purposes with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) and its processing by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in provided under this link:

Data Privacy Statement for the use of Google Adsense

This website uses Google Adsense, an advertisement service of Google Inc. Google Adsense uses "cookies" in order to show promotional content related to the navigation carried out by the user. Google Adsense also uses electronic images known as web beacons - sometimes called single-pixel gifs - that allow us to count the number of users who have visited those pages.

The information generated by these cookies and web beacons (including your IP address) is transferred to a Google server in the USA and processed there. Google may also transfer this information to its contract partners. However, Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

Although you can adjust your browser software to prevent the installation of cookies, we would like to point out that if you do so, you might not be able to make full use of all the functions on this website. By using this website you agree to the processing of the data gathered from you by Google in the previously mentioned manner and for the said purpose.

Use of gathered information

In addition to the uses mentioned or described above, personal information provided by you will be used in accordance with the applicable Google private policy. Google might publish summarized statistics about “+1” activities of its users respectively forward them to other users and partners like publishers, advertisers and connected websites.

DE-12047 Berlin, 17. August 2016

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