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The provider of the internet presence is the Helmholtz Centre Potsdam German Research Centre for Geosciences.
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam German Research Centre for Geosciences - GFZ
14473 Potsdam, Germany
Tel.: +49 331 288 0
The Helmholtz Centre Potsdam German Research Centre for Geosciences - GFZ is a Public Law Foundation. The GFZ is member of the Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren e.V. (Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres).
The GFZ is legally represented by Prof. Dr. Niels Hovius (Chairman of the Board and Scientific Executive Director, interim) and Dr. Stefan Schwartze (Administrative Executive Director).
Value Added Tax ID
VAT Identification Number according to § 27a VAT Tax Act: DE138407750
Responsible editor for the contents of this internet presence with regard to media law is Josef Zens (Head of public relations and media relations)
Phone: +49 331 288-1040
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Alternative Dispute Resolution in Consumer Contracts
According to the law on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Consumer Contracts (VSBG), a trader who maintains a website or uses general terms and conditions is obliged to notify consumers of the extent to which he is willing or obliged to participate in dispute settlement proceedings before a consumer’s dispute resolution body. The European Commission provides an online platform for dispute resolution (OS) under the external link ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/. The platform serves as a point of contact for the out-of-court settlement of disputes with regard to contractual obligations arising from online purchase contracts. The GFZ is not obligated to participate in a dispute resolution procedure before a dispute resolution body and, furthermore, does not offer participation.