Legal Notice

Publishing Editor:

Federal Ministry of Health (BMG)
Division L7 "Press, Internet, Social Media"

Bonn Office: Rochusstraße 1, 53123 Bonn, Germany
Berlin Office: Friedrichstraße 108, 10117 Berlin (Mitte), Germany

Telephone: +49 (0)30 18441-0 (nationwide local rate)
Fax: +49 (0)30 18441-4900
E-mail: poststelle@bmg.bund(dot)de
Responsible/Contact person: Spokesperson Hanno Kautz


Links to third-party content published on this site were compiled by the Federal Ministry of Health's online editorial office conscientiously and with the greatest possible care; such links are merely intended to facilitate access to external content. Particular attention was paid to the trustworthiness of external providers and to the accuracy and legality of external content.
However, since website content is dynamic and can change at any time, it is not always possible to continuously monitor all of the content of the sites to which links have been created. For this reason, the Federal Ministry of Health expressly refrains from claiming third party content to which its website is linked as its own. Liability for any damages resulting from the use or non-use of external content rests solely with the operator of the website to which a link was placed.

Linking rules

We welcome interest in creating a link to our website. The permission we grant can be rescinded at any time and only applies subject to compliance with the following rules:

  • The hyperlink can refer to the website or to one ofthe Federal Ministry of Health's subpages. The linked Federal Ministry of Health page must always be loaded in its entirety and never enclosed in a frame.
  • Use of the BMG logo requires express permission.

Publishing rules

Passages from material published by the Ministry can normally be cited using the original wording and in the same thematic context free of charge, provided that the citation is correct and the source is given. Printing permission does not include all other additionally required permits related to third party rights. To the extent necessary, these have been procured solely for publication by the Federal Ministry of Health.


All images on the Federal Ministry of Health website are licenced to the Federal Ministry of Health. Further use and publication of these images by third parties is subject to the terms under which the holder of the copyright grants a licence.

Laws and regulations

While the legal information published on this website has been carefully compiled it does not claim to be fully up to date, free from error or exhaustive. No assurance is given in this regard. Only the most current versions of laws and regulations, as published in the relevant official gazette, will be considered valid and applied.

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