According to a court decision of the District Court Hamburg on 12th May 1998 an owner of a website might be hold responsible for the content of websites linked to the site in question. According to court this can only be avoided if the owner of the site in question formally refrain from those contents. It applies for all website linked to the VBH website: We want to place emphasis on the fact that we have no influence on the texts, design, infringements of the applicable law, as well as infringement of trademark law, i.e. all contents of the websites linked to this site. Thus we formally refrain from all phrasing and all contents of the websites linked to ours and do not adopt them as our own. This statement applies for all sites and their contents, where the links and banners published on our website may lead to. Please be aware of this while visiting the sites linked to the VBH homepage.