Information pursuant to § 5 German Telemedia Act

Conn[ ]ction Köln e.V.

c/o Julia Lingott


50670 Köln




References for used images and graphics:

Dominic Passgang



Liability for content

As a supplier of services we are, according to § 7 paragraph 1 TMG (German Teleservices Act) responsible that the content on our site is in accordance with general legislation. However, according to §§ 8 to 10 TMG Law we are not obliged to monitor transferred or saved data of foreign origin or to research circumstances that suggest an illegal activity. Obligations for the removal or barring of the use of information in accordance with legal regulations remain unaffected hereby. Any liability in this respect is, however, only incurred from the moment that knowledge of the specific breach of law is obtained. When corresponding legal violations become known, content for which influence can be exercised will be removed without delay.

Liability concerning links

Our offer contains links to third-party websites, on whose contents we do not have influence. For that reason we cannot take over guarantee for these external contents. The respective supplier or operator of the linked website is always responsible for its contents. The sites linked were checked for possible violations of the law at the time of the creation of the link. Unlawful contents were not apparent at the time of linking. A permanent control of the linked pages without precise clues concerning a breach is not reasonable. We shall immediately remove the respective links upon becoming aware of legal infringements.


The contents and works on these websites created by the operator of the websites shall be subject to German copyright law. Reproduction, processing, dissemination and any type of use beyond what is permitted under copyright requires written authorisation from the respective author or the creator. These pages may only be downloaded and copied for private use, but not for commercial use. Insofar as contents from this website are not created from the operator, all copyrights from third parties will be noted. In particular will third-party contents be indicated as such. Should you still have reason to believe that a copyright violation has occurred despite the precautionary measures taken, we kindly ask you to inform us. We will immediately remove such contents upon discovery of infringements.

Data privacy statement

Data protection

The operators of this website take your privacy very seriously. We treat your personal information confidentially and in accordance with statutory data protection, and this privacy statement. The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. Insofar as personal data are collected on our site (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses), then this will be, if possible,on a voluntary basis. No personal data will be forwarded to any third parties without your express consent.

Please note that online data transmission (e.g. communication via email) may involve gaps of security. Complete protection of the data from unauthorised access by third parties cannot be provided.

Privacy statement for the use of Facebook plugins (like button)

All our webpages contain plugins of the social network Facebook, Facebook inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You can recognize these social plugins by the Facebook logo and “like button” featured on our webpage. You can find an overview of all Facebook plugins here:

By visiting our webpage the plugin directly connects your browser the Facebook server. Facebook then receives the information of you visiting our webpage with your IP adress. When clicking the “like button” while being logged into your Facebook account you can link our contents to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate your visit on our webpage with your user account. Please note that we as the provider of the webpages receive no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data nor of its use by Facebook. You can find further informations on this in Facebook’s privacy statement here:

If you do not accept Facebook to receive knowledge of your visit on our webpages please log out of your Facebook account before entering our pages.

Privacy statement for the use of Google+1

Our webpages use features of Google+1 provided Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Acquisition and transfer of information: With the use of the Google+1 button you can publish information globally. Through the use of the Google+1 button you and other users are allowed access to personalized content of Google and all of our partners. Google stores both your given information for the use of content +1 and information on the page, you have been visiting while clicking on to +1. Your +1 together with your username and profile picture can be inserted into Google services, such as search results or your Google profile or it can be featured elsewhere on webpages and online advertisements. Google keeps record of your +1 activities in order to improve all Google services for you and other users. For using the Google+1 button you ought to have a globally visible, public Google profile which at least contains your username. This name is being used for all Google services. In some cases the   particular username can replace another name you might have been logged into as, to share content using your Google profile. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to other users who have knowledge of your email adress or any other identifying information.

Use of acquired information: In addition to the intended purposes explained above, information provided by you will be used according to the applicable Google data protection clause. Google might publish summarized statistics about their user’s +1 activities or rather passes them on to users and partners such as publishers, adverstisers or affiliated websites.

Contact form and entry form

If you send us inquiries via contact form they together with your given contact details will be stored. This enables us to process your inquiry and possible follow-up questions. This data will not be passed on without your approval.