legal notice: privacy statement, disclaimer, copyright notice, terms and conditions of use 

thank you for visiting my web site. YOU SHOULD READ THE FOLLOWING NOTICES AND TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. your use of this site is governed by the following terms of use ("terms"). if you do not agree with all of these terms, please exit this site now. by using this site, you agree to comply with, and be to bound by, these terms.

Carles Castel may, from time to time, change these terms in its sole discretion. by using this site after any such change, you agree to comply with, and be bound by, the terms as changed.

privacy statement
Carles Castel understands the need to protect his users privacy and is very respectful about the privacy concerns of the visitors to its sites on the internet. as a general policy, no personal information is automatically collected from visitors to his sites nor is so-called "cookie" technology used by the website. however, certain non-personal information of visitors can be recorded by the standard operation of the website hosting company. this information is primarily used to provide an enhanced online experience for the visitor. information tracked includes the type of browser being used by the visitor, the type of operating system in use by the visitor and the domain name of the visitors internet service provider. by having this information, web pages optimized for a particular visitor's computer is automatically available to that visitor. other uses of this information include internal review of the number of visitors to the sites but only in an aggregate and non-personally-identifiable form. e-mail addresses and other personally identifiable data about visitors to this site are known to the website only when voluntarily submitted.

copyright, trademark and other intelectual property protection

except as otherwise indicated, all materials on this site, including, but not limited to, photographs, other images, illustrations, text, video clips, audio clips and written and other materials contained in this site are protected by copyrights, trademarks and/or other intellectual property rights owned, or used with permission of their owner, Carles Castel. this Site as a whole is protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights. all rights are reserved. the name and mark  Carles Castel, the logos, the pictures, and all other Carles Castel marks depicted in this site, whether registered or unregistered, are trademarks or service marks of Carles Castel.

the materials contained in this site are displayed for informational and promotional purposes only. this site is solely for the private, personal, noncommercial use by its users. you may not download or copy any materials in this site except for your personal non-commercial use. no right, title or interest in any material or software is transferred to you as a result of any such downloading or copying. You may not reproduce (except as expressly set forth above), publish, transmit, distribute, display, remove, delete, add to, otherwise modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of, this site, any of the materials in this site, or any related software. Any other use of materials on this site, including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above, modification, distribution or republication, without the prior express written permission of Carles Castel is strictly prohibited.

this site may contain links to other sites. Carles Castel is not responsible for the availability of, or any content or material contained in, or obtained through, any such sites. any link to another site, and reference to third-party information, products or services linked to this site, is not, and should not be construed as, an express or implied endorsement by Carles Castel. any questions or comments relating to such other sites should be addressed to the operator or operators of those sites.

the services described in this site are representative of the services offered by Carles Castel. not all of Carles Castel's services are described in this site but not all services that are described in this site are, or will be, available at all times and at all locations. the services of Carles Castel described in this site may be changed without notice.

material in this site may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Carles Castel shall not be liable or responsible for any loss or damage caused by or arising from any user's reliance on information obtained from or through this site. it is your responsibility to evaluate the information and other content available through this site. this site and the information and materials contained in this site are subject to change at any time, and from time to time, without prior or subsequent notice.

no warranties
this site and the contents of this site are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. Carles Castel makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of title or freedom from malicious programs (such as viruses, worms or trojan horses) or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to this site or its contents and expressly disclaims any representations and warranties. Carles Castel does not represent or warrant that the information contained in this site is accurate, complete or up-to-date, that this site is free of defects or that any defects will be remedied. you agree, by using this site, that your use of this site is at your sole risk, that you assume full responsibility for all loss of use, loss of data and costs associated with all necessary servicing or repairs of any equipment and/or software that you use in connection with this site, and that Carles Castel shall not be responsible or liable for any damages of any kind whatsoever arising out of, caused by or related to your use of this site.

limitation of liability
In no event shall Carles Castel be liable for any actual, direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, exemplary or consequential damages, or any other damages whatsoever, even if Carles Castel has been previously advised of the possibility of such damages, whether in an action under contract, tort or under any other theory, arising out of or in connection with the use, inability to use, or performance of the information, services, and materials on this site.

you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Carles Castel from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys'' fees and court costs, arising from or related to your use of this site.

jurisdictional issue
these terms and your use of this site shall be governed under german law, without regard to its conflict of law principles. any dispute arising under these terms or out of your use of this site shall be resolved exclusively by the  german courts. by using this site, you hereby agree to the personal jurisdiction of, and venue in, such courts. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. this is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the matters contained herein and shall not be modified except in writing, signed by Carles Castel.

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