General conditions for users of the internet platform of fairtrade GmbH & Co. KG (fairtrade)

Disclaimer - Important legal information

Anybody downloading information from the fairtrade GmbH & Co. KG (fairtrade) web pages declares his/her agreement to the following conditions:

The entire content of the fairtrade web pages is protected by copyright. All brands, trademarks, samples, models and patents shown on the fairtrade web pages are the property of fairtrade or its associates and clients. Downloading or printing of individual pages and/or sub-areas of the fairtrade web pages is permitted if neither the copyright references nor other terms protected by law are removed. If software or other data are downloaded from a fairtrade web page or copied in any other way, all rights thereto shall remain with fairtrade.

The information disseminated on the fairtrade web pages is carefully researched, regularly checked and updated. Nevertheless fairtrade does not assume any warranty for the accuracy, completeness and topicality of the information published and excludes any liability in this respect. fairtrade does not guarantee that the forms, prospectuses and other documents that can be downloaded from the fairtrade web pages match the content and form of documents published in print.

Neither access to the fairtrade web pages nor the downloading of content from the fairtrade web pages will establish a contractual relationship.

fairtrade excludes any liability for losses and damages of any kind whatsoever that may be incurred as a result of using the fairtrade web pages or as a consequence of links to third parties’ web pages.

Certain links on the fairtrade web pages lead to third parties’ web pages over which fairtrade has absolutely no influence. fairtrade does not assume any liability for the accuracy, completeness and legality of the content of these web pages or for the products and services offered thereon.

The fairtrade web pages are not destined for persons that are subject to a legal order, which forbids the publication of or access to the fairtrade web pages (because of the nationality of the person in question, his/her residence or for other reasons). Persons to whom such restrictions apply are not permitted to access the fairtrade web pages.

Disputes arising from or in connection with this agreement shall be exclusively subject to German law.

Place of jurisdiction shall, at the election of the plaintiff, either be Heidelberg or the general place of jurisdiction of the defendant.

Should any provision of this agreement be or become invalid this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect. In the event of a dispute any invalid provision is to be replaced by the legally effective provision which comes closest to the contents of the invalid provision and which most closely correspond to the parties' economic interests in the invalid provision.

Legal Notice

fairtrade Messe GmbH & Co. KG

Kurfürsten Anlage 36
D-69115 Heidelberg

Phone.: +49 6221 4565-0
Fax: +49 6221 4565-25


Managing Director: Martin März
Registration court: District court Mannheim HRA 333083