1. Terms of Access to and Use of

By accessing the website and its links, you declare that you have understood and acknowledge the following Terms of Use and the legal information provided in connection with this website (and the elements contained therein).

2. Scope and Service Description is a platform developed by the University of Liechtenstein, which provides opportunities for international networking, but may also be used to access course descriptions and teaching materials. Lecturers can log in, create their own courses and upload presentations, lectures, case studies, or other materials for courses, which in turn can be accessed by users. is a database for the purposes of Article 1(2) of Directive 96/9/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 1996 on the legal protection of databases ([1996] OJ L077/20). The website is registered under the domain name:

3. Disclaimer


The University of Liechtenstein has compiled, and where possible checked, all of the information provided on to the best of its knowledge. The University of Liechtenstein assumes no liability whatsoever for the timeliness, completeness, quality, and availability, for any editorial or technical errors, omissions, etc., or for the accuracy of the data collected on In particular, no liability is assumed for the retrievability, completeness, and accuracy of information contained on the website or available through external links.


The authors are responsible for the content generated by them and provided for use. Any websites mentioned reflect the views and findings of the author. Hyperlinks to third-party websites and their content are for information purposes only. The University of Liechtenstein assumes no responsibility whatsoever for the content on these third-party websites. Such responsibility lies solely with the author providing the content. The University of Liechtenstein expressly takes no responsibility for the contents of any sites linked to pages and does not adopt their contents.


This disclaimer applies to all of the pages of the portal and the links contained therein. In the event that the website refers to websites whose contents give cause for complaint, the University of Liechtenstein expressly requests notification.


The University of Liechtenstein and its employees are not liable for any damages arising from the use or non-use of information provided on the website. Any action taken on the basis of the information in the database is undertaken at the sole risk of the user. Furthermore, no liability is assumed for any damage caused by computer viruses when up- or downloading data or through the installation or use of software.


The University of Liechtenstein expressly reserves the right to modify, supplement, or delete individual web pages or the entire website at any time without prior notice or justification, or to cease publication temporarily or permanently, or to block individual users’ access temporarily or permanently.

4. Copyright


The information and articles provided on the website are subject to copyright and protected under the Act of 19/5/1999 governing Copyright and Related Rights (Copyright Act, URG, LGBl 1999/160) or the respective national copyright law applicable to this content. This applies in particular to texts, images, graphics and sound, video or animation files, including their arrangement on the web pages. The reproduction, editing, translation, storage, or processing (“use”) of the website, the use of data (or part thereof) retrievable on the website, and the reproduction of its content in electronic or printed publications is expressly permitted for purposes of teaching and research. However, if such use is intended for commercial purposes, this is only permitted subject to a fee upon receipt of prior, express authorisation by the person responsible mentioned in the imprint or the authors of the texts.


In any event, permitted use requires source references to be made to the author or the respective website. Permission to publish the web pages shall be issued by the editors (imprint).


In addition, images, graphics, text, or other files may be wholly or partially subject to the copyright of third parties. The University of Liechtenstein assumes no liability for breach of third-party copyrights occurring through the use or retrieval of copyrighted content on the website. Upon report of such breach, the University of Liechtenstein shall endeavour to appropriately remedy such breach immediately through removal from the website.


Users of the website or of the data retrievable on the website undertake to respect these third-party copyrights. All of the protected brands and trademarks mentioned within the offer on the website, and possibly protected by third parties, are fully subject to the applicable trademark law and ownership rights of the respective registered owner. A reference on the website by no means indicates that a brand is not protected by third-party copyrights.

5. Duties of Authors

Authors may only use the database for appropriate purposes. In particular, they shall:


not use access to the service in an abusive manner, in particular inconsistently with these Terms of Use;


respect third-party copyrights and reference these in accordance with internationally recognised citation rules;


take account of recognised data protection principles in order to protect the data;


if necessary, check e-mails and enquiries sent to the University of Liechtenstein with utmost care for viruses;


comply with legal, regulatory, and technical requirements;


keep their passwords secret and not pass these on, not tolerate or permit any disclosure thereof, take the measures necessary to ensure confidentiality, and inform the University of Liechtenstein if this information is being misused, has been lost or such misuse, or loss is suspected;


use the database contents, downloads, and exported documents solely for personal use in teaching and research and not provide third parties access to the contents of the database;


report any misuse of the database to the University of Liechtenstein.

6. Severability Clause

If any sections or individual provisions of this Terms of Use do not, no longer, or do not fully correspond to the current law, such provision shall be severed and shall be inoperative and the remainder of these Terms of Use shall remain operative and binding.

7. Choice of Law; Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use and the use of shall be exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Liechtenstein. Any claims, legal proceeding, or litigation arising in connection with the Terms of Use shall be brought solely in the courts located in Vaduz, Liechtenstein, and you consent to the jurisdiction of such courts.

Information and Contact Details

If you have any questions about copyright, privacy protection, or the website's Terms of Use, please contact the following person: Jan vom Brocke. In addition, you can send information, wishes concerning the deletion and correction of your data, and any suggestions by e-mail or letter to the following address:
University of Liechtenstein
9490 Vaduz

Vaduz, April 16, 2016

University of Liechtenstein

Prof. Dr. Jan vom Brocke
Chief Editor of