Legal notice

Verband Deutscher Naturparke e.V.
Director: Ulrich Köster

Holbeinstraße 12
D-53175 Bonn

Tel: + 49 (0)228 921 286-0

Association register of the district court Bonn
Association register No. 9215

„Webdesign BLUE BOX – Productions“

Picture credits

Thanks to all the photographers who granted rights of use for their pictures from the foto portal to VDN!

Rainbow over landscape – “Regenbogen“ by Rudi Thalhäuser

About the project:
Lake at sunrise – “morgenrot….“ by Gernot Blum
Flowers mirrored in water drops – “Morgentau“ by Hans Jürgen-Zietz

What is a nature-regional-landscape park:
Fields, hedgerows and forest – “Blick auf die Felder“ by Gerhard Thomann
Tawny owl – “Waldkauz – Paar in Altbuche” by Reiner Jacobs
Farmer on hay cart in Albania – Jörg Liesen, Verband Deutscher Naturparke e.V.
Hiking boots and dandelion – “Los geht’s” by Herbert Esser
Children with magnifiers and compass – Naturpark Bourtanger Moor – Bargerveen

Project news
European bee-eaters – “Bienenfresser“ by Dieter Wermbter -

Who we are/contact
Deer in cornfield – “Im Feldrain“ by Annett Paul
Cotton grass at sunset – “Wollgras“ by Karsten Mosebach
River – „Where the fairies dance….“ by Jan Neumann


1. Content
The author reserves the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect,will therefore be rejected. All offers are not-binding and without obligation. Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all offers and information might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by the author without separate announcement.

2. Referrals and links
The author is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from his pages - unless he has full knowledge of illegal contents and would be able to prevent the visitors of his site fromviewing those pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages. Furthermore the author is not liable for any postings or messages published by users of discussion boards, guestbooks or mailinglists provided on his page.

3. Copyright
The author intended not to use any copyrighted material for the publication or, if not possible, to indicate the copyright of the respective object. The copyright for any material created by the author is reserved. Any duplication or use of objects such as images, diagrams, sounds or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the author's agreement.

4. Privacy policy
If the opportunity for the input of personal or business data (email addresses, name, addresses) is given, the input of these data takes place voluntarily. The use and payment of all offered services are permitted - if and so far technically possible and reasonable - without specification of any personal data or under specification of anonymized data or an alias. The use of published postal addresses, telephone or fax numbers and email addresses for marketing purposes is prohibited, offenders sending unwanted spam messages will be punished.

5. Legal validity of this disclaimer
This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the internet publication which you were referred from. If sections or individual terms of this statement are not legal or correct, the content or validity of the other parts remain uninfluenced by this fact.

Privacy policy

This privacy policy informs users about the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the responsible party The Association of German Nature Parks (Verband Deutscher Naturparke e.V.), Holbeinstraße 12, D-53175 Bonn, Tel.: +49 (0)228 921 28 64, on this website (hereinafter the “(proffered) site").

The legal principles of data protection can be found in the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG).

Access data / server log files
The provider (or his webspace provider) collects data on every occasion of access to the proffered site (so-called server log files). The access data includes:

Name of the retrieved website, file, date and time of the retrieval, amount of data, message about successful retrieval, browser type and version, the operating system of the user, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.

The provider uses the log data for statistical analysis only for the purpose of operation, security and optimization of the proffered site. The provider reserves the right however, to check log data later on the basis of concrete evidence of a legitimate suspicion of unlawful use.

Handling of personal data
Personal data is information with which a person is identifiable, in other words information that can be traced back to a person. These include the name, email address, or phone number. But personal data also includes data about preferences, hobbies, memberships or which webpages were viewed by a person.

Personal data are only collected by the provider, used, and disclosed, if permitted by law or the users consent to the collection of data.

When you contact the provider (for example via contact form or email) the information of the user is stored for the purpose of processing the request, as well as in the event that follow-up questions arise.

Cancellation, changes, corrections and updates
The user has the right to receive information about the personal data stored about him on request free of charge. In addition, the user has the right to rectification of incorrect data, blocking and deletion of his personal data, insofar as no legal hold stands.

Privacy statement sample by lawyer Thomas Schwenke – I LAW it