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Familie Stern – Genealogie (,,, – including the databases (, and the knots-views (…, …,, – is a private, non-commercial offer, which aims exclusively personal and family purposes. The websites and databases are of German origin and subject to the relevant German legal framework, even if individual content is offered in English.

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53804 Much, Germany

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    As a service provider we are responsible according to § 7 Abs.1 TMG for own contents on these sides according to the general laws. According to §§ 8 to 10 TMG, however, we as a service provider are not obliged to monitor transmitted or stored third-party information or to investigate circumstances that indicate an illegal activity.

    Obligations to remove or block the use of information under general law remain unaffected. A liability in this regard, however, is only possible from the date of knowledge of a specific infringement. Upon notification of appropriate violations, we will remove this content immediately.

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    However, a permanent content control of the linked pages is not reasonable without concrete evidence of an infringement. Upon notification of violations, we will remove such links immediately.


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    Legal notice about our family crest

    Divergent legal notice about our family crest:

    Persons who are not descendants of the male line of Oswald A. Stern from Bornich may not use the coat of arms, even if they have the same surname (German Civil Code – Section 12).