Terms of Use

Relevant is the German version.


Last update - August 2016


Welcome to the website of the Visa and Consular Company (hereinafter VCG). We appreciate your visit and your interest in our company and our services. As consular service we use sensitive personal data - your data. Protecting your personal data during handling throughout the entire business process is very important to us.




This website is operated by the Visa and Consular Company (VCG).

These Terms of Use govern the access and use of the site and to all areas of the site (including, but not limited to social media pages of VCG). Other VKG or third party operated or provided services or materials may be subject also to these terms, you will be advised prior to their use.

These Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you and the VKG. Please read it carefully before you use the site. By downloading, accessing and using the Website you agree to these Terms and agree to be bound by them.

The VCG may change these terms at any time at its discretion. The indication "Last Update" at the top of this page gives you information about the date on which these Terms of Use were last revised. If changes to these Terms of Use will be made, published the VCG the revised Terms of Use on the website. Use of the Site following such changes constitutes your agreement to the now applicable revised Terms.

If you do not agree to comply with these Terms of Use or any changes or additions, we ask you to stop using the site immediately.

These terms refer to the Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy which the use of the Site is also subject.



The operation and control of the site and making it available for you to take place unfettered discretion of the VCG.

Subject to your agreement to comply with these Terms of Use grants you the VKG a non-transferable and non-exclusive license to download, to access and use of the Site solely for your personal, non-commercial purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy.

The VCG is entitled to withdraw the site at any time after unfettered discretion or change. This includes blocking access to the site. We take over no liability for the unavailability of our site at any given time or over a given period for any reason.

Subject to the approval of the use of the site by the VCG, you agree to abide by these Terms of Use. Any other use purposes of the website other than the purposes specified in these Terms of Use is prohibited.



The granting of the use of the Site is subject to compliance with these Terms and subject to the following restrictions:

_ You have to keep in the use of the website with all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations and must not use illegal or unlawful purposes the site.

_ Do not use a way as to undermine or harm their business activities of VKG the site.

_ You may not transmit any defamatory, offensive, indecent or otherwise objectionable material.

_ You may use the Website in any way for their own business income.

_ You may not reproduce any part of the site, duplicate, copy (except for personal and non-commercial purposes) or resell.

_ You may not make changes to the one you're reproduced, duplicated or copied material and may not be used separately from the corresponding text accompanying illustrations, photographs, video and audio data.

_ When reproduced, duplicated or copied material is to specify the source of the material properly and precisely.

_ You may without permission no part of the site, no device or network, on or in which the site is located, not used to provide the website software and not change in owned by third parties or used by a third party devices, networks and software programs , damage or put out of operation.

_ Do not knowingly transmit data or send materials or upload viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, keyloggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code is affecting the operation of the computer software or hardware.

_ You may not take any actions that damage the systems and the security of the VCG except stand set, overburden, impair or endanger or harm others.

_ You may not violate the intellectual property rights of VKG or third parties during the use of the website.

_ Insofar as the site housed on the site of a third party (for example, Facebook or other social media sites) and apply separate terms of use for the third-party site, you agree to fully respect these terms and conditions.


You are entitled to the site to set up links, provided this is done in an appropriate and lawful manner and does not damage our reputation or abused him. When setting up a link, you may an association, approval or endorsement imply in any way on our part, if this does not exist. We reserve the right to withdraw their approval of linking without notice.

From time to time we may interactive services on our website are available that allow you to upload content to the website or to contact other users of the site. If such interactive services are available, you guarantee that you contribute any information that:

contain _ material or content from third parties, or for which you have not received all the necessary permits and licenses.

_ Defamatory, illegal, obscene, offensive, hateful, other hate, pornography, breach of legal obligations to third parties, such as. Contractual obligations or confidentiality obligations, threatening, abusive, invasive of privacy of other infringing, annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety-inducing include content.

_ Correspond to a behavior or encourage a behavior that can be considered a criminal offense, has civil liability causes or otherwise violates the law or the rights of any third party in any country worldwide.

_ Technically harmful (including, but not limited to the containment of computer viruses).


Inasmuch as you contribute information to the site, you hereby grant VKG a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide royalty-free, transferable, sublicensable right, these contributions as a whole or in parts, both electronically and to otherwise reproduce, display, disclose, modify to adapt, publish and which to write derivative works, including for advertising and marketing purposes.



The VCG is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights relating to the site and on published material. Those works are protected by copyright and global agreements. All such rights are reserved. Nothing in these Terms of transfers or gives you intellectual property rights.

You are authorized solely to you under these terms and conditions granted limited use of intellectual property rights. You agree to refrain from any actions that threaten the intellectual property rights that restrict or impair.

You agree not to remove any evidence or information on intellectual property rights and / or their claim and owned by VCG to conceal, deface or modify. You acknowledge and agree that any unauthorized use of intellectual property rights constitutes a violation of these Terms and may infringe the intellectual property rights of VCG and its licensors.

The VCG reserves the right to take in the event of unauthorized use of the Site without notice all deemed necessary measures, including legal action.



By using the site, and consequently, by recognizing these Terms warrant and represent opposite the VKG that

_ Use of the Site strictly in accordance with these Terms of Use.

_ The site use in any way that may harm the VCG or discredit.

_ Your use of the Website to any rights of any party.



The use of the website is fully at your own risk. Although the VCG will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the content of the website is always up to date and error free, but does not have and does not warrant or guarantee, express or implied, that the site

_ Is accurate, complete or up to date,

_ Always available, and

_ Is safe and free of errors, problems, defects, viruses or malware.

Extent permitted by law (and with the exception of death or personal injury due to the negligence of the VCG, or for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentations) the VCG accepts no liability (whether contract law, nor tort, even on the basis of strict liability, tort or other circumstances) for:

Inaccuracies or omissions with respect to the content of the site, or

_ Any loss or expense of any kind, you., In conjunction with the access to the site or any, available on the website content, the use or inability arise a use


In addition, you release the VCG through the use of the website from any liability of this kind.

The VCG can not be held responsible for content, which are provided via interactive services on the website.

On the website may be displayed by a third party Transmitted promotional material. Each advertising vehicle is responsible for the content of his promotional material, including, but not limited to any particle errors, omissions and inaccuracies, responsible.

The VCG accepts no responsibility for the content of websites provided by third parties and resources that can be accessed via links on the website. These links are provided for informational purposes only. The VCG has no control over the content of these sites and resources, and accepts no liability for any loss or damage arising out of their use.



The VCG may terminate this Agreement with you after notice immediately after absolute discretion. The VCG is entitled to terminate your use of the Site at any time without notice and without result for the VCG any obligation of any kind to you.



Immediately following the termination of this Agreement:

_ You have no right to use the site, all the requirements specified in this Agreement permits are canceled.

_ You immediately delete received or you are using the information related to the site.



For the applicable site regulations for data protection are described in the Privacy Policy of VCG. By using the website you agree to be bound by these rules.



Should one or more provisions in these Terms invalid, declared invalid, are unenforceable or illegal, such invalidity, illegality and unenforceability shall in no way affect the other provisions of these Terms of Use.

These Terms of Use are personal, that is, you are not entitled to assign this Agreement without the prior written consent of the VCG to third parties. These Terms of Use are no entitlements for others arise.

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between VKG and you and replace previous agreements.

If you fail to comply with these Terms of Use and the VKG takes not directly appropriate measures that does not mean that the VCG by giving up rights to which the company may be entitled has (such as taking legal action at a later date).


These terms refer only to the use of the website. For special services, which are possibly made via the website to complete, separate terms and conditions apply. Some jurisdictions may apply provisions which modify these Terms of Use or other, contained on the website legal information. If additional regulations apply, they are shown on the relevant site in the footer of the homepage.

The VCG reserves the right to make changes to these Terms of Use at its discretion and at any time. Any modifications to our Terms become effective when we post the revised Terms of Use on the website. You are responsible to read them periodically. If you do not agree to the changes, you must leave the site immediately. Continued use of the site after such changes constitutes your agreement to the now applicable revised Terms.



Regardless of the country from which you access the site or use them, your use of the website of the legislation of Germany and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in Hamburg, Germany, on. In a breach of these Terms of the VCG appropriate legal action may be to unrestricted and sole discretion to own choice in Germany, take the place of infringement or the place of residence of the party concerned or with multiple parties at the residence of any of these parties and are subject to all other parties then such jurisdiction.



If you need further information, please contact the following address with us: nutzungsbedingungen@dvkg.de

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