Disclaimer of liability

The content of this website has been carefully prepared and reviewed. However, the Stanford International Victims Group - hereafter called the "SIVG" - does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or quality of the information provided, or that it is up-to-date. Liability claims against the SIVG in respect of material or immaterial damage caused by the use or non-use of the information offered or by inaccurate or incomplete information are in principle ruled out provided that there is no provable culpable intent or gross negligence on the SIVG's part.

The SIVG expressly reserves the right to alter, amend or delete parts of the site or the entire offering, or to cease publication, without prior notice.

External links
Where the SIVG provides direct or indirect references (i.e. links) to external websites, it is liable only if the SIVG has precise knowledge of the content and if it is technically possible and reasonable for it to prevent use in the event that they contain unlawful content.

The SIVG hereby expressly states that the linked websites had no illegal content when the links were set up. It has no influence whatsoever on the current or future design of the linked sites and hereby distances itself expressly from any alterations to the content that were made after the links to those sites were set up.

The SIVG is not responsible for the content, availability, correctness or accuracy of the linked sites or of the offerings, links or advertisements therein. It is not liable for illegal, incorrect or incomplete content or in particular for damages arising from the use or non-use of the information provided on linked sites.

In all publications, the SIVG endeavours to comply with applicable copyrights. If, in spite of this, an infringement of copyright should occur, the SIVG will after notification remove the relevant object from its publication or indicate the appropriate copyright. All brand names and trademarks mentioned within the Internet offering that are possibly protected by third parties are without limitation subject to the provisions of the law on trademarks and related signs and the property rights of the registered owners. The mere fact that they have been mentioned should not be taken to mean that trademarks are not protected by third-party rights.

The SIVG holds sole copyright to the SIVG's own content at the domains sivg.org. Reproduction of graphics or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the SIVG's express consent.

Legal validity
This disclaimer of liability is to be regarded as part of the Internet offering from which you were referred to this page. Should parts or individual forms of wording in this text not, no longer or not fully comply with applicable law, this does not affect the content or validity of the remaining parts of the document.

Stand: January 2010

Data Protection Statement

Anonymous data collection
As a matter of principle, you can visit the SIVG webpage without telling us who you are. You, the individual user, remain anonymous.

Collection and processing of personal data
Since the purpose of our webpage is purely to provide information to victims of Stanford, no personal data is collected.

Data export and processing in countries outside the European Economic Area
Since no personal data is collected, none is exported to countries outside the EEA.

Using and passing on personal data
Since no personal data is collected on our informational webpage, none is used or passed on.

External links
To provide you with optimal information, our webpage contains links to third-party sites. The SIVG has no influence on the content and design of other providers' websites. Therefore, the guarantees in this data protection statement naturally do not apply to those sites.

...freedom of men under government is to have a standing rule to live by, common to every one of that society, and made by the legislative power erected in it. (John Locke, 1690)