Legal disclosure notice
North Rhine Westphalia Government
Department of the Premier
Telephone: 0211-837 01
The State of North Rhine-Westphalia is a legal entity incorporated under public law and represented by the Premier, Armin Laschet
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Who is responsible?
Responsibility for content supplied by State Government agencies
At the State Government portal, www.land.nrw, under ‘Topics’ and ‘Ministries, content from NRW state agencies is published. Each agency is responsible for their content. The abbreviation of the agency in the icon bar indicates responsibility.
Photo editor; webmaster
State Enterprise for Information Technology of North Rhine-Westphalia (IT.NRW)
Technical support for the service centre / booklet publication
Majorel Berlin GmbH
Erkrather Strasse. 224 a
Content management system
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The State Government takes care to ensure that the information provided here it is up-to-date, correct and complete. All content is for your information purposes and has no legal implications. The State Government does not accept liability for any damage caused by the use of the service, unless it can be proven that the damage was caused intentionally or by gross negligence.
Whilst great care has been taken to compile statutes and other regulations, the government accepts no responsibility for errors or omissions in the information provided. The relevant government gazettes should be consulted for any legally binding current laws and other instruments. No responsibility is assumed for any third-party content on linked websites outside the government’s influence. Please notify us if you detect any material that might be considered unlawful or otherwise objectionable.
We reserve the right to modify or remove our website, or parts thereof, at any time without further notice.
Copyright and trademarks
Unless otherwise stated, all content is subject to copyright.
‘dpa’ news are copyrighted by the German Press Agency/Deutsche Presse-Agentur, Hamburg, and intended for personal use only. Any reproduction, storage or copying requires a user agreement with the German Press Agency. This applies in particular to
- Video incl. animated cartoons and their positioning on the site.
Such content may be copied or used in other electronic or printed publications – including the Internet - only after consent has been obtained. Reproduction and analysis of press releases or speeches is permitted, provided the source is quoted in this format: © [year], NRW Govt
Reproduction of content (images etc.) from the State Government portal
Photographs and other pictures, illustrations, text and other files may be partly or fully subject to third-party copyright.
Downloadable files are available free of charge, provided they are used for journalistic purposes within context. Please quote source as follows: ‘© NRW Govt / name of author/copyright owner.
Any third-party use for other than journalistic purposes, requires prior approval from the content editors.
Images not offered for downloaded may not be reproduced without approval from the content editors.
All brand names and trademarks named on the State Government’s web portal are fully subject to current intellectual property regulations. It should not be assumed that merely by being named here, a product is not covered by rights held by third parties.
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