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For the business relationship between the website operator, MATTER of COURSE (Heike Buchfelder, Friederike Delius, Joa Herrenknecht, Milena Kling, Mareike Lienau, Simone Lüling, Claudia Schoemig, Laura Straßer, Elisa Strozyk, Nicolene van der Walt, Carolin Zeyher) (hereinafter “we”, “us”, and “our”), and the customer (hereinafter “reader”, “customer”, “buyer”, “user'“, and “you”), the following general terms and conditions (T&C) apply at the time of visiting this website. We offer this website, including all information, tools, and services available from this site to you, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of all terms, conditions, policies and notices stated here.


By visiting our site, you engage in our “service” and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions ("Terms of Service"). These terms apply to all users of the site, including, without limitation, users who are browsers, vendors, customers, merchants, and/ or contributors of content.



1. Website Usage

You agree that you will be personally responsible for your use of this website and for all of your communication and activity on and pursuant to this website. If we determine that you are or have been engaged in prohibited activities, were not respectful of other users, or otherwise violated the T&C, we may deny you access to this website on a temporary or permanent basis.



2. Website

Whilst every effort is made to update the information contained on this website, neither the website owner nor any third party, data or content provider warranties, whether express, implied by law, or residual, as to the sequence, accuracy, completeness or reliability of information, opinions, price information, research information, data and/or content contained on the website (including but not limited to any information which may be provided by any third party, or data or content providers) and shall not be bound in any manner by any information contained on the website.


The website owner reserves the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of this website, without notice. No information shall be construed as advice and information is offered for information purposes only and is not intended for trading purposes. You and your company rely on the information contained on this website at your own risk. 



3. External links

External links may be provided for your convenience, but they are beyond the control of the website owner and no representation is made as to their content. Use or reliance on any external links and the content thereon provided is at your own risk. When visiting external links, you must refer to that external website’s terms and conditions of use. No hypertext links shall be created from any website controlled by you or otherwise to this website without the express prior written permission of the website owner.



4. Liability & Indemnity

MATTER of COURSE shall not be responsible and disclaims all liability for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct, indirect or consequential), personal injury, or expense of any nature whatsoever, which may be suffered by you or any third party (including your company), as a result of or which may be attributable, directly or indirectly, to your access and use of the website, any information contained on the website, your or your company’s personal information or material and information transmitted over our system.

Neither we nor any of our directors, employees, suppliers or other representatives will be liable in contract, tort, negligence or otherwise for any loss or damage whatsoever in any way connected with your use of the website.

You agree fully to indemnify us, our directors, employees, suppliers or other representatives from and against all liabilities against all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, arising out of any breach of the conditions by you or any other liabilities arising out of your use of this website. If we determine that you have breached these terms and conditions, we may terminate your use of the website immediately.



5. Jurusdiction

This website, these terms and conditions, and any contract entered into as a result of usage of this website, are governed by and construed in accordance with German Law. The parties to any such contract agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Germany.



6. Intellectual property & copyright statement

The trademarks, names, logos and service marks (collectively “trademarks”) displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trademarks of the website owner. Nothing contained on this website should be understood as granting any license or right to use any trademark without the prior written permission of the website owner.

Your use of the website and its contents grants no rights to you in relation to any copyright, designs, trademarks, and any other intellectual property and material rights relating to the content (as described in the content section below). All such content, including third party trademarks, designs and related intellectual property rights mentioned or displayed on this site are protected by national intellectual property and other laws and international treaty provisions. You are permitted to use the content only as expressly authorized by MATTER of COURSE and/or its third party licensors. Any reproduction or redistribution of the above listed content is prohibited and may result in civil and criminal penalties. Without limiting the foregoing, copying and use of the above listed materials to any other server, location, support for publication, reproduction, or distribution is expressly prohibited.



7. Privacy Policy

For more information, please visit our Privacy Policy section.



8. General

We may change or modify these terms and conditions at any time, and your continued use of this site following such change shall signify your agreement to be bound by the modified terms of conditions. Please read the terms and conditions and check back often. If you do not agree to any change to the terms and conditions, then you must immediately stop using the website.



9. Alternative Dispute Resolution

In accordance with Art. 14 (1) ODR-VO and § 36 VSBG, the European Commission offers a platform for online dispute resolution (ODR) which can be found at We are not obligated nor willing to take part in a dispute resolution procedure by a consumer arbitration service.

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