This document refers to the www.awainstitut.com website. The provisions of this legal notice apply to all visitors of this website. AWA-Institut Gesellschaft für angewandte Wasserchemie mbH (“AWA-Institut”) reserves its right to amend this legal notice at any time.

If you have concerns or questions, please consult your local AWA-Institut contact or send an e-mail to awa@awainstitut.de.

1. AWA-Institut

AWA-Institut can be contacted through:

AWA-Institut Gesellschaft für angewandte Wasserchemie mbH
Bahnhofstraße 13
D-54570 Pelm
Tel :+49 (0) 6591 98 20 26
Fax :+49 (0) 6591 98 20 25
Companies register: Amtsgericht Wittlich, HRB 12447

2. Disclaimer

2.1. Information on the website

The purpose of this site is to provide general information on AWA-Institut. For some information, AWA-Institut relies on external sources.

While AWA-Institut always tries to provide accurate and up-to-date information, it cannot guarantee that the site is exhaustive, and that all the information given here is to the point, exact and complete. Therefore AWA-Institut makes no representations or warranties either express or implied, of any kind related to the information provided and AWA-Institut can in no way be held responsible for any use that is made of the information given on this site - or on other sites that are referred to - or for the lack of any specific item of information.

None of the information given here can be interpreted as an offer to buy or sell products or services, or to enter into agreements, unless a clear statement is made to the contrary. The information on this site cannot supersede or substitute any contractual provision between AWA-Institut and its clients, providers or suppliers.

AWA-Institut reserves its right to make additions, deletions, or modifications to the information on this site at any time without prior notification.

Information related to product(s) is for use by technically skilled persons at their own discretion and risk and does not relate to the use of any product in combination with any other substance or in any process.

Because the possibilities and application conditions of our products are many and varied, and lie beyond our control, it is the duty of the user to verify the compliance of its contemplated use with applicable laws and regulations. We can therefore in no event be held liable in case of utilization of our products, which is not in compliance with legislation and regulations applicable in the country of the user.

The access to or use of the information given here does not grant a license under any patent or other proprietary right. The user alone must finally determine suitability of any information or material for any contemplated use, the manner of use and whether any patents or other proprietary right of third parties are infringed.

2.2. Access, hyperlinks and websites of third parties

You agree that all access and use of this website and its content is at your own risk.

The links displayed in this site can give access to websites of third parties and to sites submitted to the laws of other countries. Therefore, all information, data about products or their various uses and/or applications set out in these different sites will, as the case may be, only be valid under applicable laws and regulations of those countries. It is therefore the duty of the user to check their compliance with its own applicable laws and regulations.

AWA-Institut shall not be responsible or liable for accuracy or any other aspect of the information contained on such sites or for any research or evaluation or for providing any guarantees with regard to the information, services and products that are offered by these third parties and/or content of their websites. AWA-Institut can therefore never be held liable for any loss, damages or injury arising from your access to such sites and caused by third parties, their services, products or the contents of their websites. Links to other sites are provided only as a convenience and at your own risk and we advise you to always carefully read the terms of use of third parties websites.

3. Copyrights and Trademarks

This website is produced by or for AWA-Institut. All rights relating to the content and architecture of this site, including but not limited to the photographs, videos, texts, logos, slogans, business names, etc., are reserved.

These rights are protected by national and international legislation and regulation which must be complied with by all visitors. The rights can be from AWA-Institut or from third parties as the case may be. In the latter case, AWA-Institut may, where appropriate or possible, mention a reference on the website to the holder of such rights.

This site and its contents (or a part of it) may not be reproduced, broadcasted, communicated or made available to the public in any way whatsoever without the express prior written consent of AWA-Institut.

You may print extracts of the site content for your own personal non-commercial use, provided that any copy of these documents that you make retains a copyright notice.

The copyright notice is:
“Reproduction is authorised for non-commercial purposes but only with acknowledgement of the source: © AWA-Institut, 2015. All rights reserved.”

If you link from any third-party website to this site, you should inform our services.

Picture sources: AWA-Institut, shutterstock, thinkstock.

4. Data protection

4.1. Information automatically collected and stored

The web server used in connection with this website automatically collects non-personally-identifiable information. Typical information collected includes the domain name of your Internet access provider, the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect the visitor's computer to the Internet, the visitor's browser type and version, operating system and platform, the average time spent on our site, pages viewed, information searched for, access times and other relevant statistics. AWA-Institut uses this information in the aggregate to measure the use of its sites and to administer and improve them.

Some of the pages of the web site may also deposit certain bits of information called "cookies" in a visitor’s computer. Generally, a cookie assigns a unique number to the visitor that has no meaning outside the assigning site. This technology does not collect an individual visitor’s identifying information; rather, this information is also in an aggregate form. The purpose of this technology and the information it provides is again to help us improve the web site and your use of it. Most web browsers allow the user to deny or accept the cookie feature. However, please note that cookies may be necessary to provide you with certain features (e.g. customized delivery of information) available on the web site.

4.2. Personal data protection

AWA-Institut is committed to user privacy and data protection. Although you can browse through most of this website without giving any information about yourself, in the case you want to contact us, personal information is required. When you send us a message, your personal data is collected in order to provide you information about the product you use or need, or to answer to your questions in the most effective way. It will not be used or processed for any other purpose.

The data will not be given to any third party (i.e. party not related directly or indirectly with AWA-Institut) without your explicit approval.

If you give us your mailing or your email address, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on products and services or upcoming events.

If you wish to access the data concerning you, have these data removed or correct any inaccurate data, please send a dated and signed request to AWA-Institut, at the address mentioned above or sent us an email (awa@awainstitut.de).

The privacy policy does not create any contractual or other legal right in or on behalf of any party.

This site may contain links to other websites. This privacy statement does not cover these sites, and AWA-Institut shall not be responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other sites.

We also remind you that the transmission of data via the Internet (for example by sending an email) can hold security risks. A complete protection of your data from unauthorized access of third parties cannot be guaranteed.

5. Legislation

The content of this site is subject to, and is to be interpreted exclusively under German legislation.