Imprint & legal notes


According to § 5 TMG:
OpenForests UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
Kurfürstenstraße, 70
53115 Bonn

Represented by:
Alexander Watson

Phone: +49 (0)1577 5234500

Registration in the commercial register.
Registration Office: Amtsgericht Bonn
Registration number: HRB 18978

Value Added Tax number as required by Value Added Tax law (Germany), Section 27: DE279880113

Responsible for content according to § 55 paragraph 2 RStV:
Alexander Watson, Kurfürstenstraße 70, 53115 Bonn

Visitors from the United States of America, the United Kingdom and other English speaking countries are requested to use the English version of our website.


Liability for Links

Our site contains links to external websites over which we have no control. We are not responsible for these foreign contents . Responsible for the contents of the linked sites is the respective offerer or operator of the site. The linked sites were checked for possible violations at the time of linking. Illegal contents were not recognizable. A permanent inspection of linked pages is unreasonable without concrete evidence of a violation. Upon notification of violations, we will remove such links immediately. (translated from Source:

Liability for Content

The contents of these pages were created with great care. For the accuracy, completeness and actuality of contents we can not take any responsibility. As service provider we are responsible according to § 7 paragraph 1 of TMG for own contents on these pages under the general law. Under § § 8 to 10 TMG we as service providers are not obliged to monitor the transmitted or stored foreign information or to investigate circumstances that indicate illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block access to information under the general laws remain unaffected. A liability is only possible from the date of knowledge of a specific infringement. Upon notification of such violations, we will remove the content immediately. (translated from Source:


The site content and works provided on these pages have copyright at any time. The reproduction, modification, distribution or any kind of exploitation outside the limits of copyright require the written consent of the author or creator. Downloading or copying this page are only permitted for private, non-commercial use. Insofar as the content on this site is not created by the operator, the property rights of third parties are respected. Third party content is marked as such. Should you become aware of copyright infringement, we ask for a hint. Upon notification of violations, we will remove the content immediately. (translated from Source:

Use of this Website and Agreement to Terms

Use of this website and the interpretation of this Disclaimer shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Germany, without regard to conflict of law provisions. Any dispute arising out of this Agreement shall be resolved in the courts in Germany. Through your continued use of this website, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of Germany. OpenForests and you agree that service of process may be made by electronic mail to your electronic mail address that was used when accessing this website.

OpenForests may change this Disclaimer at any time without notice to you and without liability to you or any other party. It is your responsibility to periodically check this Disclaimer for changes. If you do not agree to any changes made to the Disclaimer, you should cease use of this website. Continued use of this website signifies acceptance of any changes made to the Disclaimer.

Data Protection

We collect and use your personal data only under the provisions of data protection law of the Federal Republic of Germany. Below we inform you about the nature, extent and purpose of collecting and using personal data. You can access this information at any time on our website. (translated from Source:

Use of Personal Data

While using our web page and our e-mail newsletter, we collect personal data. Your personal data is stored only if you provide it yourself, eg by registration, by filling out a contact form, or for a contract implementation or for the transmission of information. With your consent we use personal information to keep you informed about current blog articles, products and services of our company or to conduct online surveys. The e-newsletter of OpenForests can be unsubscribed at any time. Any other use as contemplated herein, or the transfer of private data to other third parties will not take place without your expressed consent. All your personal data which is stored by OpenForests can be requested at any time. Your consent to the use of data can be revoked at any time with effect for the future. To do so, please send your withdrawal by e-mail to or by post to Open Forests UG (haftungsbeschränkt), Kurfürstenstraße 70, 53115 Bonn. Your data will be erased immediately.

Data privacy policy for the 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 truncated by the last octet prior to its storage using the "_anonymizeIp()" method) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . 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. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. 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. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. You can opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: (translated from source:

Privacy Statement for the Use of Social Bookmarks

Users can publish content of the website of OpenForests by social bookmarks. The user of social bookmarks is responsible for the published contents while respecting the terms and conditions of the respective social bookmark service. Beside the transmission of content, some social bookmarks set up a direct connection between your browser and the server of the respective social bookmark service. In this event, information/personal data can be transmitted. For example, that you visited our website with your IP address. By this, some social bookmark services can link your visit at our web pages to your respective social bookmark account. As website provider, we indicate, that we have no knowledge about the transmitted content and the use of it by the respective social bookmark service.

Privacy Policy for using Google +1

Collection and disclosure of information:

With Google +1 button, you can publish information worldwide. Through the Google +1 button you and other users will receive personalized content by Google and their partners. Google stores information you have provided to +1 as well as information about the webpage you have viewed when you clicked +1. Your +1 can be displayed as a note together with your Google profile name and your photo within Google services, such as search results, or within your Google profile, or in other places on web pages and online advertisement. Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google's services for you and others. To use the Google +1 button, you will need a globally visible and public Google profile. This profile has to contain at least the chosen profile name. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also substitute any other names that have been used to share content by your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users who know your e-mail address or have other information to identify you.

Privacy Policy for the use of Facebook plugins (like button)

Our website contains plug-ins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The Facebook plugins on our website can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the "Like" button ("Like"). An overview of the Facebook plugins can be find here: When you visit our website, the plugin will set up a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receive the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click the Facebook "Like" button while you are logged in at your Facebook account, you can link the content of our sites to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to assign the visit on our website to your user account. As website provider, we indicate, that we have no knowledge about the transmitted content and the use of it by Facebook. Further information can be find referring to the privacy policy of Facebook at If you do not wish that Facebook can assign the visit of our websites to your Facebook account, please log out from your Facebook account. (translated from Source: Source:

Privacy Policy for the use of Twitter

In our website, functions of the Twitter services are integrated. These functions are provided by Twitter, Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter and the function "RE-Tweet" the visited webpages will be connected with your Twitter-Account und announced to other users. During this process, information will also be transmitted to Twitter. As website provider, we indicate, that we have no knowledge about the transmitted content and the use of it by Twitter. Further information can be find referring to the privacy policy of Twitter at You can change your privacy preferences in your Twitter account settings at
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Privacy Policy for the use of LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a social networking platform for the maintenance of existing business contacts and the establishment of new connections. In our website functions of LikedIn services are integrated. The LinkedIn plugins on our website can be recognized by the LinkedIn logo. These functions are provided by the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. By using the LinkedIn button, you can publish information of the visited web pages and make them public at LinkedIn. In this case, data will also be transmitted to LinkedIn. As website provider, we indicate, that we have no knowledge about the transmitted content and the use of it by LinkedIn. Further information can be find referring to the privacy policy of Linkedin at