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Directorate-General DV (Digital Administration; Management of the Online Access Act) at the Federal Ministry of the Interior and Community

Division DV II 3 - Management for Digital Public Administration at Federal Level


Head of Division DV II 3

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Legal Notice

The Ferderal Portal provides citizens, businesses and administration with a central point of access to the government’s online information and services. We make every effort to ensure that the information provided here is correct, complete, up-to-date, understandable and available at all times.

Nevertheless, please note the following disclaimers and restrictions:

1. External Content

The authority publishing the content is responsible for the individual online services, including the description of these services. This includes text, images and links to external sites. Each item provides information on the unit responsible.

In addition, this website’s links to external internet sites (external content) were created by the online editorial team of the Federal Ministry of the Interior and Community to the best of its knowledge and with the greatest possible care, and only provide access to this external content. Particular attention has been paid to the trustworthiness of these external websites and the accuracy and legality of their content.

Because online content is dynamic and can change at any time, however, it is not possible to constantly monitor the content of all external sites to which our website maintains links. The Federal Ministry of the Interior and Community therefore expressly disclaims responsibility for the content of external internet sites which are linked to its own website. Any damage resulting from using or failing to use external content is exclusively the responsibility of the operator of the website in question.

In addition, the Federal Ministry of the Interior and Community expressly dissociates itself from all external content that may be relevant under criminal or liability law or that violates normal moral standards.

2. Own Content

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of all legal provisions, official notices, recommendations and information appearing on this website. However, in the event of any discrepancy, only the current official version as it appears in official publications produced for this purpose is legally valid. Any legal notices, recommendations or information are not binding and do not constitute legal advice.

The information provided is subject to the following disclaimer: The Federal Ministry of the Interior and Community is not liable for any damage resulting from using or failing to use the information provided here. It is also not liable for any damage caused by computer viruses while retrieving or downloading data or while installing or using software.

3. Reporting Errors

If any links from this website link to unlawful or inaccurate content on external websites, please report this to the editors of this website. Users are also asked to use the Feedback form to report any information on this website which is inaccurate, outdated, incomplete or unclear.

4. Data Protection

More information on data protection is provided in the Privacy Policy.

5. Copyright

Where there is no information to the contrary, the Federal Republic of Germany, represented by the Federal Ministry of the Interior and Community, holds the copyright for the texts on this website.

Third-party content is labelled as such

Charts, images, sound recordings, videos, texts, text segments and tables may not be copied, edited, distributed or sold without prior permission of the Federal Ministry of the Interior and Community. For third-party content, the permission of the respective author, photographer or creator is required.

6. Picture Credits

Here you will find a list of photographers or copyright holders whose images are used on the Federal Portal: