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Legal information

Website operator:
GS1 Germany GmbH
Maarweg 133
50825 Köln

Represented by:
Thomas Fell (Lead GS1 Germany)

Telefon: +49 221 94714-0
Fax: +49 221 94714-990


Entry in the commercial register
Registry court: Cologne District Court
Registration number: HRB 6276 

VAT ID number in accordance with Section 27(a) Value Added Tax Act DE122775856

Responsible for the content in accordance with Section 18(1) State Media Treaty:
Thomas Fell (address as above)

Bank details:
Volksbank RheinAhrEifel eG
IBAN: DE15 5776 1591 0105 2005 00

Liability for content:

As a service provider, we are responsible for our own content on this website as per Section 7(1) Telemedia Act (TMG) in accordance with the general laws. In accordance with Sections 8 to 10 TMG, however, we as a service provider are not obliged to monitor transmitted or stored third-party information or to investigate any circumstances that indicate unlawful activity.

Any duty to remove or block the use of information in accordance with general laws remains unaffected. However, it is only possible to assume liability in this respect from the point at which we receive knowledge of a specific infringement. As soon as we become aware of any such infringements, we will immediately remove this content.

Liability for links:

Our website contains links to external third-party websites, over whose content we have no influence. Accordingly, we are unable to assume any liability for this external content. The respective provider or operator of the website is responsible for the content of any linked pages at all times. The linked pages were checked for possible legal violations at the time of linking. Unlawful content was not identifiable at the time of linking.

However, permanent monitoring of the content found on the linked pages is unreasonable without specific evidence of an infringement. As soon as we become aware of any infringements, we will immediately remove any such links.

Copyright and picture credits:

The contents and works created by the website operators on are subject to German copyright law. Any form of reproduction, processing, distribution or exploitation that falls outside the bounds of copyright law requires the written consent of the respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of this website are only permitted for private, non-commercial use.

In cases where content on this website has not been created by the operator, the copyrights of third parties shall be respected. In particular, third-party content will be identified as such or stated below. The use of photographs on third-party websites is only possible as permitted by the authors’ respective licence. Should you nonetheless become aware of any copyright infringement, please notify us accordingly. As soon as we become aware of any infringements, we will immediately remove any such content.

Picture sources:

© Bajic
© Shafran
© Palivoda
© – Arsenii 

Conception, design, realisation and support:
.brandcom Köln GmbH
Jakordenstraße 23
50668 Köln