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Peter Weinmann

Editor-in Chief
Sabine Johnson

arxio GmbH (programming, realisation)

Studio GOOD, Berlin

Legal information:

The contents of webpages are designed to provide an accessible source of information about our institute to the general public and to convey an accurate picture of the activities, planning and projects undertaken by the Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau in the fields of structural, geotechnical and hydraulic engineering.

We assume no liability for completeness, editorial and technical errors, omissions, etc. or the accuracy of information on this website. The Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau assumes no liability for any damage arising from the use or non-use of the information provided. No liability is assumed for any damage caused to users by computer viruses when accessing or downloading data or when installing or using software. The Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau reserves the right, without prior notice, to change, supplement or remove the information provided on this website.

The Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau website may contain hyperlinks to the contents of external websites. We have no influence on the contents of such websites. We assume no liability for completeness, editorial and technical errors, omissions, etc. or the accuracy of information. The Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau does not endorse and is in no way responsible for any content that might be criminally or morally offensive or give rise to liability concerns.

Hyperlinks to the contents of external websites are provided for information purposes only.

Users of are requested to bring any illegal or erroneous third-party content to which links have been placed on the BAW website to the attention of the BAW online editorial team. Please also send an e-mail to the specified address if you believe information on our own website is incorrect, out-of-date, incomplete or not understandable.

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No personal data needs to be disclosed in order to use the contents and services on the Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau website.

Every time our server is accessed, however, a certain amount of data is stored for statistical and security purposes. In this case we only store, for a limited period of time, the IP address of your internet service provider, the web pages you have accessed and the date and time of such access. We also record the name of the accessed file, notification of whether the file was accessed successfully and the amount of data transmitted. This data is used solely for the purpose of optimising our Internet service and any way of tracing the data back to you is excluded. In the event of serious infringements of our terms of use and of unauthorised access to or attempts to access our server we retain the right to use individual data records in order to obtain personal data.

We ask for the name and other personal information of persons who order publications from us. Users are free to decide whether or not to submit this information. Access to this data is limited to a small number of authorised persons from the Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau.

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Data collected from visits to the Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau's website and stored on log files are transmitted to third parties only when required by law or court decision, or in cases when attacks on the Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau's internet infrastructure make it necessary to forward such data for purposes of legal action or criminal prosecution. We do not transmit data for other non-commercial or for commercial purposes.

If you order information materials, the personal data you submit is only used within the Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau.


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