Privacy protection

The Monopolkommission takes the protection of private data very seriously. It has taken technical and organisational measures to ensure that data protection legislation is observed not only by the Monopolkomission but also by external service providers.

On some of the Monopolkommission's pages cookies are used who are valid until the end of the user session. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. The user also has the option to deactivate the storage of cookies or configure the browser in such a way that cookies are only stored for the duration of the respective internet connection.


All the content of this website has been researched and posted with greatest care. Nevertheless, errors cannot be completely ruled out. The Monopolkommission does not guarantee the correctness, completeness and actuality of the information provided.

Access to and use of the website is at the user's own risk. The Monopolkommission does not assume liability for any damages resulting from the direct or indirect use of this website.

Nor does it assume liability for the content and availability of third-party websites reached via external links from this website. Responsibility for such external content lies solely with the third party providing the content.

Users may store information, pass it on, reproduce it and set up links to the Monopolkommission's homepage. We insist, however, that the Bundeskartellamt's website is the only component displayed in the browser window. Furthermore the information provided must not be changed or distorted. If information from this website is passed on or reproduced, this should be done indicating the source.

Where personal or business data (e-mail address, name, postal address) can be entered on the website, this is done on a completely voluntary basis.