Legal notice

Address and contact
ZIV – German Bicycle Industry
Zweirad-Industrie-Verband e. V.
Reinhardtstraße 7
10117 Berlin

+49 30 439 735 770
Local court
Königstein im Taunus, VR 1036
Managing Director | CEO
Burkhard Stork
Responsible for content pursuant to Article 6 of the German interstate treaty on media services (MDStV): Burkhard Stork
Responsible pursuant to Article 7 of the German telemedia act (TMG) / Article 55 of the German law on radio and television licensing (RStV): Burkhard Stork
Liability for content
The content on our web pages has been created with the utmost care. However, we cannot assume any liability whatsoever for the correctness, completeness or currentness of content. As a service provider, we are responsible for our own content on these web pages in accordance with general legislation pursuant to Section 7(1) of the German telemedia act (TMG). Pursuant to Articles 8 to 10 TMG, we are not obliged as a service provider to monitor third-party information that is transmitted or stored or to investigate circumstances that indicate illegal activities. Obligations to remove or block the use of information pursuant to the general legislation remain unaffected by this. However, liability in this respect is only possible from the time that we become aware of a concrete infringement. Should we become aware of any such infringements, we shall remove this content immediately.
Liability for links
Our offers contains links to the external web pages of third parties over whose content we have no influence. Therefore, we cannot assume any liability whatsoever for this external content. The respective provider or operator of the web pages is always responsible for the content of the linked web pages. The linked web pages were checked for possible legal violations at the time of linking. Illegal content could not be discerned at this time. However, permanent monitoring of the content of the linked web pages is not reasonable without concrete indications of a violation of the legislation. Should we become aware of any infringements of the law, we shall remove such links immediately.
The content and works created by the operators on these web pages are subject to German copyright law. The reproduction, editing, distribution and any kind of use beyond the limits of copyright law require the written consent of the respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of this page are only permitted for private, non-commercial use. Insofar as the content on this page was not created by the operator, the copyrights of third parties are respected. In particular, third-party content is identified as such. Should you nonetheless become aware of a copyright infringement, please inform us accordingly. If we become aware of any infringements of the law, we shall remove such content immediately.
Image rights
Some of the images used on this website including the copyrights were provided by ZIV member companies. Among others, we would like to thank the following for their kind support:
  • Büchel GmbH & Co. Fahrzeugteile KG
  • Busch & Müller KG
  • Kalkhoff Werke GmbH
  • Paul Lange & Co. OHG
  • SHIMANO Europe B.V.
  • ZEG – Zweirad-Einkaufs-Genossenschaft eG
Our thanks for bicycle-related images also to
  • Fahrbike Official / Unsplash (cargo bike)