Terms of use

The following terms of use apply to the website of licht.de. 

licht.de is an industry initiative for cooperative marketing acting on behalf of around 130 enterprises in the German lighting industry. The manufacturers represented in licht.de are noted for high-quality products. Their aim is to provide information about advantages and current aspects of good lighting. The industry initiative licht.de does not manufacture luminaires, lamps or electrical equipment itself. Products labelled „licht.de“ or similar thus have no connection with licht.de. 


The www.licht.de website is intended for information only. licht.de updates and adds to the site content at regular intervals. Nevertheless, licht.de neither guarantees nor accepts responsibility for the relevance, correctness or completeness of the figures and information published or for the correct functioning of the website. Nor does licht.de guarantee that the website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful elements. The same applies to electronic messages (e.g. emails) sent by licht.de. 

Despite careful monitoring, licht.de accepts no liability for the content of hyperlinked sites. Responsibility for the content of linked sites resides entirely with the site operators.

Anyone who uses the licht.de website does so at his or her own risk.


All content and material on the licht.de website – text, image, graphic and other files as well as their arrangement, layout, illustrations and logo – are the property of licht.de and/or its member companies and are subject to copyright as well as other intellectual property protection laws. licht.de holds the copyright to the content, structure and design of this website.

Text, images and other material published on www.licht.de may not be distributed, used or commercially exploited in any way without the express written consent of licht.de and without correct identification of the source; nor may they be stored, copied, reproduced, modified or supplemented without the two aforesaid conditions being fulfilled. This prohibition does not apply to single copies for personal, non-commercial use.

Press releases and images/graphics clearly assigned to a press release may be copied and utilised by journalists and editors free of charge without express consent – on the following conditions:

  • the photos/material are allowed to be used only for editorial articles on the subject of light and lighting; they may not be used for advertising purposes.
  • Images/material may be used only on condition that the source is correctly identified (e.g. Photo: licht.de).
  • Photos, graphics, tables and other visual material from licht.de may not be altered or combined with other images/visual media. Nor may they be archived.

Where material is published, please send a copy of the publication to press office; in the case of online publications, please create a link to licht.de.


Links may be made to licht.de provided that licht.de appears alone in the browser window. In frame linking is not permitted. Links must be reported to the licht.de online editor by email to editorial office.

Any questions? Please contact the editorial office.

See also

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