Legal Notice

Legal Notice

Vodafone Institut für Gesellschaft und Kommunikation GmbH/
Vodafone Institute for Society and Communications
Berlin office
Behrenstraße 18
10117 Berlin

Phone: +49 30 2061 7628

Registered office
Ferdinand-Braun-Platz 1
D-40549 Düsseldorf

Executive Committee Member:
Thomas Holtmanns

Registered office of the company: Düsseldorf
Commercial register: Düsseldorf District Court, no. HRB 66570
Tax number: 103/5700/1676

Responsible for Content/Editorial Management
Head of Communications

Design and Programming
Studio für digitale & mobile Innovation


Disclaimer: Website content

Although the utmost care has been taken in preparing the information provided on our Website, we cannot guarantee that the information is correct, complete and up-to-date. Under section 7 (1) of the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz – TMG), we as service providers are liable for our own content on this website in accordance with general laws. However, sections 8 to 10 TMG provide that we as service providers are under no obligation to monitor transmitted or stored information from external sources or to actively search for indications of unlawful activity. This has no bearing on our obligations under general laws to remove or block access to information. However, any liability in this regard would only attach if and when we have affirmative knowledge of a specific violation of the law. If we become aware of any violations, we will remove such content immediately.

Disclaimer: Links and references

While the links on our Website have been carefully selected and checked, Vodafone Institut für Gesellschaft und Kommunikation GmbH (hereinafter also referred to as the “Vodafone Institute for Society and Communications”) assumes no liability for content stemming from external sources. We have no control over the content of selected links to external websites of third parties. Therefore, the Vodafone Institute for Society and Communications assumes no warranty for such third-party content. The provider or operator of the respective website is responsible for the content thereof. The linked websites were reviewed for potential violations of the law at the time the links were embedded and no unlawful content was identified at that time. Without any concrete indications of a violation of the law, it would be unreasonable to expect us to continuously monitor the linked websites. However, if we become aware of any violations, we will remove such links immediately. This applies to all links and references embedded in our Website as well as to all forms of external input made possible by external write accesses.

Disclaimer: Copyright

Unless otherwise indicated, texts and images are subject to German copyright law. Any reproduction, editing, distribution or any type of exploitation beyond the scope of copyright law without the written consent and express approval of the Vodafone Institute for Society and Communications is prohibited. This does not include local downloads or printouts for private, non-commercial use. No legal claims may be asserted on the basis of the information contained on the Website or the timeliness of that information.

All brands and trademarks referred to on this Website, including any third party brands or trademarks, are subject without restriction to the provisions of applicable trademark law and the rights of the registered owners. The mere mention of brands and trademarks does not imply that they are not protected by third-party rights.

Copyrights held by a third party to content on this Website that was not produced by the operator remain with that third party. Third-party content is specifically identified as such. Should you nevertheless become aware of a copyright infringement, please inform us accordingly. If we become aware of any such infringements, we will remove such content immediately.

Disclaimer: Legal validity

This disclaimer constitutes an integral part of the Website from which reference hereto is made. Should any portion of this text be or become invalid under applicable law, either in whole or in part, this shall not affect the terms or validity of the remaining portions hereof. The terms of use and all legal relationships between the users of this Website and the Vodafone Institute for Society and Communications are governed solely by German law without regard to its conflict of laws provisions.

Violations of the law: Contact us

If you wish to lodge a complaint about this Website or report illegal content, please contact us immediately so that we can address your concerns.

E-mail: kontakt.institut(at)