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Stiftung Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz (gemeinnützige) GmbH

(Munich Security Conference Foundation, a non-profit-making, limited liability company)

Prinzregentenstraße 7
80538 München

Managing director: Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger
Registry court: Munich HRB 191372
For VAT purposes: DE 277 039 635


Phone +49-89-37979 490
Fax +49-89-37979 4960


Editor responsible for content in accordance with section 6 of the German Interstate Media Services Agreement: Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger.


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Terms of Use and Disclaimer of Liability


This information applies to the use of the website of Stiftung Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz (gemeinnützige) GmbH (Munich Security Conference Foundation, a non-profit-making, limited liability company).

The use of the website is free of charge. Using the website does not result in contractual relations between Stiftung Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz (gemeinnützige) GmbH and the user.

The contents of this website have been compiled with the greatest possible care. Intellectual property rights as well as trademark rights and copyrights are protected.

Stiftung Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz (gemeinnützige) GmbH accepts no responsibility or liability for the correctness, completeness, accuracy and topicality of the information provided on this website. Stiftung Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz (gemeinnützige) GmbH assumes no liability for damage of any kind which may be caused by the use of the website or the information provided and / or by the direct or indirect use of faulty, incomplete or outdated information. The exemptions from liability mentioned above do not apply to deliberate or grossly negligent actions by Stiftung Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz (gemeinnützige) GmbH.

The user of the website has the possibility to get to other websites by direct or indirect references (“hyperlinks”), which are neither operated nor under the responsibility of Stiftung Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz (gemeinnützige) GmbH. Stiftung Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz (gemeinnützige) GmbH does not adopt their contents and information as its own. Stiftung Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz (gemeinnützige) GmbH expressly declares that at the time these hyperlinks were established, no illegal information or contents could be identified on the linked site. Stiftung Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz (gemeinnützige) GmbH has no influence whatsoever on the current and future design of linked contents and information. Stiftung Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz (gemeinnützige) GmbH therefore accepts no responsibility or liability for the content of these internet sites operated by third parties or for the services offered on these sites by third parties.

The website provides written and audio versions of speeches and articles by the participants of the Munich Security Conference. Exclusive responsibility for the content lies with the respective speaker or author. Stiftung Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz (gemeinnützige) GmbH does not necessarily share the participants’ point of view.


Proprietary and Copyrights


All proprietary and copyrights are reserved. The website’s layout, the photographs, graphics, sound, animations, videos and texts used as well as their arrangement on the website of Stiftung Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz (gemeinnützige) GmbH are protected by copyright. It is not allowed to copy or use the content in other electronic or printed publications without the express consent by Stiftung Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz (gemeinnützige) GmbH, except for the authorized use detailed below. In particular, beyond the authorized use, the content must not be reproduced, disseminated, amended or made available to third parties for commercial purposes.

All brands and trademarks mentioned in the website and/or the documents hyperlinked to it, including where applicable those protected by third parties, are subject without restriction to the provisions of current labeling legislation and the rights of possession of the respective registered owners. The mere fact of a trademark being mentioned is not to be interpreted as indicating that it is not protected by third-party rights.


Authorized Use


Photographs of the conference which are offered for download may be used free of charge, provided that the name of the photographer is indicated. The pictures are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Germany License. MP3 versions and videos of the speeches offered for download on the website are free of charge.

To ensure unbiased media coverage, the website features summaries of events organized by Stiftung Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz (gemeinnützige) GmbH. Texts can be downloaded and used free of charge, provided that the name of the author is indicated.


Data Protection


Stiftung Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz (gemeinnützige) GmbH only collects and stores personal data if it is supplied by you, for example on a contact form. Personal data is processed in accordance with applicable data-protection legislation, and only to the extent required to enable us to reply to your query.

According to legal provisions, the Organization Office of Stiftung Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz (gemeinnützige) GmbH will be happy to inform you whether and if so what personal data has been stored by us. For any requests, please contact us at


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Google Analytics uses "cookies," text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is usually transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. 


Through our activation of the IP anonymization, however, Google will truncate the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. 
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA.


On behalf of the website provider, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating users' use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. 
Google will not associate users' IP address with any other data held by Google. 


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Interpretation serves to facilitate oral communication and does not constitute an authentic record or translation of the proceedings. Only  the original speech or its revised written translation is authentic. No liability shall be incurred by the interpreters in the exercise of their function.