Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering


Disclaimer for the website of the WZL at RWTH Aachen University

Content of the Website

The WZL makes all reasonable efforts to ensure that the contents of its website are up-to-date, complete and accurate. Despite these efforts, the occurrence of errors cannot be completely ruled out.

The WZL does not accept any liability for the relevance, accuracy or completeness of the content provided on its website, unless the error or inaccuracy occurred intentionally or through gross negligence. This refers to any damages of a pecuniary or non-pecuniary nature caused through the use of the website.


The layout of the homepage, the graphics and images used, the collection of contributions as well as the individual contributions are protected by copyright.

The WZL of RWTH Aachen University reserves all rights, including the rights of photomechanical reproduction, the duplication and distribution via special processes (e.g. data processing, data carriers and data networks), even in part.

External References and Links

With a judgment passed on 12 May 1998, Hamburg Regional Court decided that by including a link on a website, those responsible for including this link are also responsible for the contents of the linked site. According to the Regional Court, this responsibility may only be avoided by a clear expression of disassociation from the contents of any linked sites.

We have included links on our website to pages on the Internet over whose content and update status we have no influence. For all these links the following is valid:

"The WZL of RWTH Aachen University has no influence on the design and contents of third-party Internet sites. It distances itself therefore from all third-party contents, even if a link to this external site was made by the WZL."

This explanation is valid for all links appearing on our website and for all contents of those pages to which the banners and links on our website lead.

Data Protection

Any possibility to enter personal data on our website (email address, name, address) is entirely voluntary. The WZL expressly declares that it will not forward this data to third parties.

Legal Validity

This disclaimer is part of the contents provided by the website of the WZL at RWTH Aachen University and of RWTH Aachen University. If any of the terms and conditions or parts thereof are found to be no longer valid or no longer completely valid by reason of the relevant laws, then the remaining terms and conditions shall still be in full effect.

At this point express reference is made to the disclaimer for the contents provided by the website of RWTH Aachen University.