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Legal notice - Information according to §5 TMG (German Telemedia Act)

BVT - Association
The German National Federation of Door and Gate Manufacturers and
Suppliers for the Door Industry
An der Pönt 48
40885 Ratingen

Tel. 02102/186200
Fax 02102/186212

The BVT Association is organised under IVEST - the Industrial Association for Various Iron and Steel Products e.V., which is one of the Assocations under the WSM - the Economic Association for Steel and Metal Processing.

Authorised Representative/Managing Director:Economist Kai-Uwe Grögor

Responsible for the content according to § 55 para. 2 RStV:Economist Kai-Uwe Grögor

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Liability disclaimer:

Content liability

The content on our pages has been compiled with great care. Nevertheless, we can make no guarantee as to the accuracy, completeness or up-to-date nature of the content. As a service provider, we are responsible in accordance with § 7para. 1 of the TMG [German Telemedia Act] for our own content on this site in accordance with general law. Pursuant to §§ 8 to 10 of the TMG, we are not obliged as a service provider to monitor transmitted or stored external information or to look for indications of illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information in accordance with general laws remain unaffected. Any liability in this respect, however, is only possible from the moment we obtain knowledge of the specific breach of law. Should any corresponding violation of the law come to our knowledge we will remove this content immediately.

Liability for links

Our site contains links to external websites over whose content we have no control. Therefore, we cannot accept any responsibility for their content. Individual providers or operators of the linked pages are always responsible for their content. The linked sites were checked for possible legal violations at the time they were linked. Illegal content was not detected at the time of linking. Continuous monitoring of the content of linked pages is not, however, reasonable without specific indications of a violation. Should any legal violation come to our knowledge, we will remove such links immediately.


The contents and work on this website created by the website operator are subject to German copyright law. Copying, editing, distribution and any use of the contents outside the limits of the copyright laws require the written consent of the author or creator. Downloading and copying of these pages are permitted only for private, non-commercial use. If the content of this page has not been created by the operator, the copyright of third parties will be respected. In particular, third-party content shall be identified as such. Despite this, if you become aware of any copyright infringement, we request that you provide us with the corresponding information. Should any legal violation come to our attention, we will remove such content immediately.

Privacy Policy

The use of our website is generally possible without the provision of any personal data. Insofar as any personal information (such as names, addresses, or email addresses) is collected on our site, this will always be done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent.

We hereby give notice that data transmitted via the Internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of data against third-party access is not possible.

The use of the contact data published within the framework of legal notice regulations by third parties for sending unsolicited advertisement and informational materials is hereby expressly excluded. The operators of the site reserve the right to take express legal steps in the case of unsolicited promotional information, such as spam emails.

Storage of access data

With every instance of user access on a webpage of our offer and a retrieval thereof, a file about this process is stored in a log file on our web server.

Each data record consists of:

  • the page which is requested from the file,
  • the name of the file
  • the date and time of request,
  • the amount of data transferred,
  • the access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.)
  •  a description of the type of web browser used,
  • client IP address.

The stored data are evaluated exclusively for statistical purposes, a transfer to third parties takes place neither for commercial nor for non-commercial purposes.

Insofar as there is an opportunity for entering personal or business information (email addresses, names, addresses, etc.) within the website, the user provides this information voluntarily. Here, too, your data is treated as confidential and not disclosed to third parties.

You have the right upon request to receive information about the personal data stored about you free of charge. In addition you have the right to correct, block and delete your personal data in accordance with legal provisions.


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