International Commission on Couple and Family Relations

Imprint / Legal Disclosure

Information in accordance with section 5 TMG

International Commission on Family and Couple Relations
Leon Avenue
Garth House
Cardiff CF15 7RG United Kingdom

Represented by

Anne Berger

Berger Anne L & William G Small Attorney
110 Winn St
Woburn, MA 01801, USA
Phone: (781) 935-4918

E-Mail: secretariat [@] iccfr [.] org


Disclaimer / Accountability for content

The contents of our pages have been created with the utmost care. However, we cannot guarantee the contents’ accuracy, completeness or topicality. According to statutory provisions, we are furthermore responsible for our own content on these web pages. In this context, please note that we are accordingly not obliged to monitor merely the transmitted or saved information of third parties or investigate circumstances pointing to illegal activity. Our obligations to remove or block the use of information under generally applicable laws remain unaffected by this as per §§ 8 to 10 of the Telemedia Act (TMG).

Liability for Links

Our website contains links to third-party websites. We have no influence whatsoever on the information on these Web sites and accept no guaranty for its correctness. The content of such third-party sites is the responsibility of the respective owners/providers.


Our web pages and their contents are subject to German copyright law. Unless expressly permitted by law (§ 44a et seq. of the copyright law), every form of utilising, reproducing or processing works subject to copyright protection on our web pages requires the prior consent of the respective owner of the rights. Individual reproductions of a work are allowed only for private use, so must not serve either directly or indirectly for earnings. Unauthorized utilisation of copyrighted works is punishable by law (§ 106 of the copyright law).

Privacy Statement

Privacy and data protection

Anonymous data collection: In general, you can visit our website without telling us who you are. Some data is collected by our webserver, such as the type of browser, operating system used, the domain name of the Internet service provider, the IP address of the computer you are using, the website from which you visit us and the date and duration of the visit. Such information does not allow you to be identified. We may evaluate this data for statistical purposes and in anonymous form. As an individual user you remain anonymous.

Personal data: Your personal data (e.g. title, name, house address, email address, phone number, bank details, credit card number, job description) are processed by us only in accordance with the provisions of German data privacy laws. The provisions describe the type, scope and purpose of collecting, processing and utilising personal data. Please be aware, that the given data privacy policy applies only to our website. If links on our pages route you to other pages, please enquire there about how your data are handled in such cases.

Your personel data my be collected in three different interactions:

  • registration for a ICCFR-conference,
  • communication by our contact form or email,
  • subscription to our newsletter / mailing list.

Your data will be used to respond to your inquiry. In case of registering for a conference, please be aware, that there will be a list of particpants handed out to all particpants. If you do not want to be on this list, pease give a note to ICCFR by writing an email to secretariat [@] iccfr[.] org. Personel data given to the organizers will be used for the realization of the conference and saved considering the German data protection regulations (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz). In case there is a co-host of the conference, the registration data might be shared with them. Additionally the realization of the conference might make it necessary to give some data to third parties, as sometimes a non-published particpation list has to be given to grant authorities. Besides this, without your explicit consent or a legal basis ICCFR will not pass the data on to third parties.

In general the transmission of data via the internet (e.g. e-mail) can offer security vulnerabilities. It is therefore impossible to safeguard the data completely against access by third parties. We cannot assume any liability for damages arising as a result of such security vulnerabilities.


A visit to the ICCFR website can result in the storage of cookies. Cookies are small files, located in browser directories. In general they are used by web developers to help users navigate their websites efficiently and perform certain functions. Due to their core role of enhancing/enabling usability or site processes, disabling cookies may prevent users from using certain websites.

We particularly use cookies for the login function for our editors. Additionally, a “session-id” cookie is stored. In some special cases we may also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. To see all cookies that are used by us, you may refer to your browsers settings, which enables you to manage the cookie options. There you usually have the possibilities to
view the stored cookies,
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deactivate all or specific cookies,
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You can prevent the setting of cookies or delete them by adjusting the settings in your browser menu. Be aware that a general blocking of all cookies may affect the functionality of websites that you visit. However, as not being an editor, disabling cookies for the ICCFR website should not result in major impairments for reading the content of our website.

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According to the Federal Data Protection Act, you have a right to free-of-charge information about your stored data, and possibly entitlement to correction, blocking or deletion of such data. Please can send information, requests for data deletion or correction pertaining to your personal data, or suggestions, to the following email address: secretariat [@] iccfr [.] org.

Disclaimer written with help of: Kanzlei Wilken Leer