Copyright 2009, F³ Factory Consortium. All rights reserved. All text, images, graphics, sound files, animation files and video files are subject to copyright and other intellectual property protection. They may not be copied for commercial use or distribution, nor may they be modified or used on other sites. The site also contains images that are subject to the copyright of their producers. 

All brand names and trademarks referred to on the Internet site and possibly protected by third parties are subject in all respects to the regulations of the relevant registration law and the rights of ownership of the respective registered owner. It should not be concluded from the sole mention of trademarks that such trademarks are not protected by the rights of third parties. 

References to this and other websites
The content of these pages has been carefully prepared and checked. However, the F³ Factory Consortium, its member organisations or their employees assume no liability for the information being complete, correct and up-to-date, or for its quality.

Liability claims against the F³ Factory Consortium, its member organisations or their employees relating to direct, indirect or consequential damages of a pecuniary or non-pecuniary nature caused through the use or non-use of the information offered, or caused by erroneous or incomplete information, are expressly excluded insofar as there is no demonstrable fault of a wilful nature or gross negligence on the part of the F³ Factory Consortium

The F³ Factory Consortium expressly reserves the right to change, expand, delete or cease publication of parts of the site or the entire site without prior notification.

The F³ Factory Consortium website contains links to other websites, which are provided in good faith to access relevant supporting information. Please note that the F³ Factory Consortium cannot be held responsible for their data protection or for the content of such websites.

On leaving the F³ Factory Consortium website, we recommend that all Internet users consult the privacy statements of other websites they visit.

License rights
The F³ Factory Consortium website sets out to provide an innovative and informative Internet site. We hope that you will be as enthusiastic as we are about the result. We nevertheless ask you to understand that the F³ Factory Consortium must protect its intellectual property, including its patents, trademarks and copyrights, and that this Internet site does not grant any license rights to the intellectual property of the F³ Factory Consortium or its member organisations.
Legal effectiveness
This exclusion of liability is to be considered part of the Internet offer referred to on this site. Insofar as parts or individual formulations of this text are not, or cease to be, completely in line with current law, the content and validity of the remaining parts of the document shall remain unaffected.

Data protection

Acquisition and processing of personal data
When you visit our websites, our webserver automatically records the name of your Internet service provider (or IP-address), the website from which you visit us, the web pages on our website that you visit, the Internet browser and operating system and the date and duration of your visit. Additional personal data are only saved if volunteered by you, for example in the context of a registration, a survey or an inquiry.

Use and disclosure of personal data and purpose specification
The F³ Factory Consortium will use your personal data for the sole purpose of technical administration of the website and for usage statistics.

We use this technical access data to continually enhance the appeal, usability and contents of our website, and to detect any technical problems with the site.
The F³ Factory Consortium will not provide third parties with any personal data that we may have collected from you without first obtaining your express written permission.

Right to demand information
On written request, the F³ Factory Consortium will inform you in writing, in accordance with the law, what personal details about you are stored by us.

This information on data protection applies exclusively to the Internet site of the F³ Factory Consortium.

We would also point out that these statements on data protection are constantly updated in line with the latest requirements.