Legal notice & disclaimer

Disclosures pursuant to §5 German of the Telemedia Act (TMG):

International Hearing Foundation
Karl-Wiechert-Allee 3
30625 Hannover

Represented by:

Dr. Verena von Puttkamer

Karl-Wiechert-Allee 3
30625 Hannover, Germany
Tel. +49 (0) 172 543 44 65

Responsible for content under § 55 Sec. 2, German Interstate Broadcasting Treaty (RStV): Dr. Verena von Puttkamer (address as above)


Concept and design: Hehner Kommunikationsdesign
Photography: Cochlear Limited, Med El GmbH
Source: eRecht24, lawyer specialising in Internet law


Liability for content:
As a service provider, we are responsible for our own content on these pages pursuant to § 7 Sec. 1 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG) in accordance with general law. Under §§ 8 to 10 TMG, however, we are, as a service provider, not required to monitor third-party information provided or stored, or to investigate circumstances that might indicate illegal activities. This is without prejudice to requirements to remove or block the use of information in accordance with general legislation. Any liability in this regard is, however, possible only from the time we became aware of a specific infringement. Once we become aware of such legal infringements, we shall remove this content immediately.

Liability for links:
Our website contains links to external web pages, over whose content we have no influence. We are, therefore, unable to assume any liability for this third-party content. The provider or operator of these linked pages is at all times responsible for their content. The linked pages were checked for any legal infringements at the time the link was created. No illegal content was evident at the time the link was set up. However, we cannot reasonably be expected to constantly check the linked pages without specific indications of an infringement. Once we become aware of such legal infringements, we shall remove such links immediately.

All materials on this site provided by the website operator are subject to German copyright law. The reproduction, modification, distribution and any kind of exploitation outside the limits of copyright law require the written permission of the author or originator. Downloads and copies from this site are for private use only; commercial usage is not allowed. Insofar as the content of this site has not been created by the operator, the copyright of third parties shall be respected In particular, third-party content shall be marked as such. If, however, any copyright violation comes to your attention, we kindly request that you inform us. Once we become aware of any legal infringements, we shall remove such content immediately.