Legal Notice

Site owner (information required according to Section 5 of the German Telemedia Act):

Birgit Christensen
Walter-Benjamin-Str. 3
79111 Freiburg

VAT ID: DE 183 104 390

Contact details:
Mobile: +49 171 528 77 30
Email:  bc(at)

Resposible for the site content according to Section 55(2) of the Broadcast Services Treaty:
Birgit Christensen


This legal notice also applies to our sites on social media:



Design and implementation:

Media Design:
Karin Gutmann Konzept und Grafik

Website: Design, layout and implementation:
Internetagentur Webfaden

Photo credits:
Johannes Meger Photography


Online Dispute Resolution Services of the European Commission:
The EU Commission offers an online facility to resolve disputes between traders and consumers. You will find it via this link.


Data privacy declaration

German law obliges website owners to publish a data privacy declaration on their website. You can download the relevant declaration here (in German).


Liability for content
The content on this site was produced with great care. However, I cannot accept any liability for its currency, correctness or completeness. According to German law, I am responsible for the content I produce. However, I cannot be made liable for any received or stored third-party information. I cannot be obliged to verify its legality. I am under the obligation to remove or prevent access to said information. Liability can only be assumed once I become aware of an actual breach of the law. In these cases I undertake to remove the content in question immediately.

Liability for links to other websites

This site my contain links to sites managed by third parties. I have no control over their content. Therefore, I cannot accept any liability for that content for which the provider or site owner in question is solely responsible. At the time of setting the links I verified the legality of the linked sites and found no indication of illegal content. However, I am unable to constantly monitor these linked sites. Should I become aware of illegal content on a linked site, I undertake to remove the link in question without delay.


The content produced by the site owner is subject to German copyright law. Reproducing said content in any way is only allowed with prior written permission from the site owner.

Data protection
This website can be accessed without disclosing information that allows tracing back the user. Whenever it is possible to provide personal information (i.e. names and contact details), this is done on a voluntary basis only. This data will not be shared with third parties and will only be used to treat your request or questions.

Kindly note that data transmitted online, for example when communicating via email, may be intercepted. It is not possible to protect data fully from third-party interference.

It is strictly forbidden to use the contact details provided on this website for purposes of sending advertising messages and other content I have not expressly requested. I reserve the right to take legal action should unsolicited material be sent to me.

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. 

In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. The IP anonymization has been activated on this website. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. 

Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under