Terms of Use

Due to ongoing technical innovations and changes of the relevant legal framework the following Terms of Use need to be changed and/or amended by us from time to time. We therefore ask the user to review these Terms of Use before each visit to the message board and to take into account any changes and/or amendments.


This message board is brought to you by Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Henkelstrasse 67, 40589 Düsseldorf, Germany. The information available on this website about Henkel AG & Co. KGaA (hereinafter referred to as "Henkel"), affiliated companies of Henkel, the “Forschwerwelt”-program and third parties has been put together with utmost care. However, we are unable to guarantee the completeness and correctness of the information. Henkel does not assume any liability for any mistakes in the contents of this message board. By accessing this message board, you accept without restriction or reservation the following General Terms of Use of the message board that you can view or print out.

General Terms of Use of the Message Board

1. Your posts within the message board

Please make sure at all times that your posts within the message board do not infringe any copyrights nor personal rights of the persons depictured, if any. This includes your posts as well as all attachments you will upload to the message board. Once you upload pictures which show persons you guarantee that you can provide a respective written consent of the persons depicted. Please be aware that in case of kids you need to have the consent of the legal guardian.

2. Copyright Law

The content of the message board which is published by the Henkel-Forscherwelt-team is protected by copyright. In particular, any reproductions, adaptations, translations, storage and processing in other media, including storage or processing by electronic means, enjoy copyright protection. Any exploitation in whole or in part thereof shall require the prior written consent of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA. Any reproduction of information or data, in particular the use of texts or parts thereof or image materials or any other exploitation or dissemination, requires Henkel's prior written consent. The rights of dissemination and reproduction are held by Henkel.

3. Trademarks

The Henkel Oval logo, the Forscherwelt logo and all product names and/or product get-ups on these pages are registered trademarks of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, its subsidiaries, affiliates or licensors. Any unauthorized use or abuse of these trademarks is expressly prohibited and constitutes a violation of trademark law, copyright law, other intellectual property rights or unfair competition law.

4. Disclaimer for Third Party Websites

a. The pages of this message board contain links (i.e. "hyperlinks") to other websites that are operated by third parties and whose contents are not known to Henkel. Henkel merely facilitates access to such websites and assumes no responsibility whatsoever for their contents. Our links to third party websites are merely intended to make navigating easier for you. Statements shown on linked pages are not made our own. We rather explicitly dissociate from any and all contents of any and all third party pages linked on the pages of our message board. In particular, we do not assume any liability for any breaches of statutory provisions or infringements of third party rights that occur on such pages.

b. For websites to which hyperlinks are provided from the message board, the owners of these websites are solely responsible for the content of these pages as well as for any sale of the products offered thereon and for the handling of any orders relating to the same.

c. Henkel does not assume any liability for any infringement of any copyrights, trademarks or other intellectual property or personality rights that occurs on a page accessed by a hyperlink.

d. In the event of an order or any other legal declaration in respect of a transaction, a contract is made solely between the user and the owner of the respective website or offering party or person presented therein, under no circumstances, however, between Henkel and the user. Please note the general business conditions of the respective supplier on the hyperlinked website.

e. This disclaimer is valid for all links displayed on this website and the message board and for any contents of websites to which the user is directed via such links.

5. General Disclaimer

Any liability of Henkel for damages arising out of the use of this website, incl. the message board, – irrespective of the legal cause, including tort – is limited to damages that are caused by intent or gross negligence. To the extent that there be a mandatory liability of Henkel as a result of a breach of material contractual duties, the total amount of any claim for damages is limited to the foreseeable damages. This shall not affect Henkel's liability under applicable Product Liability law or under any warranties given. The aforesaid limitations of liability also do not apply in the event of harm to life, bodily injury or harm to health of a person.
Henkel employs great efforts to keep Henkel websites and message forums free from viruses, however, we are unable to guarantee any absence of viruses. For this reason, we recommend that care be taken to assure adequate protection against viruses (e.g. using virus scanners) before downloading documents and data.
Henkel does not warrant any freedom from faults or errors of the services offered on the Forscherwelt website and the message board nor their availability.

6. Henkel Products

The brands / products shown on this Internet website are examples of the brands / products available from companies of Henkel worldwide. Henkel does not warrant that a brands / product shown is also available in your country.


These General Terms of Use are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany without regard to the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods the application of which Convention to these General Terms of Use is hereby expressly excluded. To the extent permitted by applicable law, legal venue for all disputes relating to this website lies with Düsseldorf, Germany. Should any provision of these General Terms of Use be or become invalid, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions.