legal disclaimers



These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website. Please note that English version is merely for the purpose of your information. Should any dispute arise as to the interpretation of the language provided by this website, the German text is to be considered legally binding. This website uses cookies.  By using this website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to Sudeco’s use of cookies in accordance with the terms of Sudeco’s privacy policy and cookies policy (details below).

License to use website

Unless otherwise stated, Sudeco and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website.  Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages or other content from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

  • republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
  • sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose

without permission (for further details please contact

You must not edit or otherwise modify any material on the website.

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website.

You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Sudeco makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Sudeco does not warrant that this website will be constantly available, or available at all.

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of a kind that establishes any warranties.  If you require advice in relation to any legal, financial, political or social matter related to the content of Sudeco’s website you should contact for further information.

Limitations of liability

Sudeco will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

  • to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;
  • for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
  • for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

These limitations of liability apply even if Sudeco has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

You accept that, as a limited liability entity, Sudeco has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees.  You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against Sudeco’s officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.


Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit Sudeco’s liability in respect of any:

  • death or personal injury caused by Sudeco’s negligence;
  • fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of Sudeco; or
  • matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for Sudeco to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.


By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.


You hereby indemnify Sudeco and undertake to keep Sudeco indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Sudeco to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of Sudeco’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by Sudeco arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.

Provisions on Legal matters

No advice

This website contains general information about legal matters.  The information is not advice, and should not be treated as such.

Limitation of warranties

The legal information on this website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied.  Sudeco makes no representations or warranties in relation to the legal information on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Sudeco does not warrant that:

  • the legal information on this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
  • the legal information on this website is complete, true, accurate, up-to-date, or non-misleading.

Professional assistance

You must not rely on the information on this website as an alternative to legal advice from your attorney or other professional legal services provider.

If you have any specific questions about any legal matter you should consult your attorney or other professional legal services provider.

You should never delay seeking legal advice, disregard legal advice, or commence or discontinue any legal action because of information on this website.


Nothing in this legal disclaimer will limit any of our liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law, or exclude any of our liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.


Links to this website

Sudeco welcomes links to this website.

Links pointing to this website should not be misleading.

You must not use Sudeco’s logo to link to this website (or otherwise) without Sudeco’s express written permission.

You must not link to this website using any inline linking technique.

You must not frame the content of this website or use any similar technology in relation to the content of this website.

Links from this website

This website includes links to other websites owned and operated by third parties. Responsibility for the content of external links (to web pages of third parties) lies solely with the operators of the linked pages. Sudeco has no control over the contents of third party websites, and Sudeco accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

No violations were evident to Sudeco at the time of linking. Should any legal infringement become known to Sudeco, the respective link will be removed immediately.

Removal of links

You agree that, should Sudeco request the deletion of a link to our website that is within your control, you will delete the link promptly.

If you would like Sudeco to remove a link to your website that is included on this website, please contact Sudeco using the contact details below.  Note that unless you have a legal right to demand removal, such removal will be at our discretion.

Changes to this linking policy

Sudeco may amend this linking policy at any time by publishing a new version on this website.

Contact us

Should you have any questions about this linking policy, please contact Stefan Niederhafner using the details set out below:

Dr. Stefan Niederhafner
Bouchéstr. 37
12435 Berlin

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to Sudeco’s other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, Sudeco may take such action as Sudeco deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.


Sudeco may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time.  Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website.  Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.


If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.  If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Entire agreement

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Sudeco in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with German law, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Berlin.

Registrations and authorisations

Owner of and responsible for the website is Stefan Niederhafner, the website is hosted by DomainFactory ( is the internet representation of Sudeco consulting, owned by Dr. Stefan Niederhafner. Stefan Niederhafner is registered as a consultant with the German business register, business identification no. 36/456/01904 (Art. 139c German Taxation Code).


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