1. Liability for content:
The Site is provided to the User "as is" and without guarantees or representations of any kind (express or implied) or any liability to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law. The greatest care was taken in the creation of the contents of this Site. However, BASF COATINGS GMBH cannot guarantee the accuracy, completeness or up-to-date status of this content. As stipulated by section 7, paragraph 1 of the German Telemedia Act (“TMG”), BASF COATINGS GMBH is responsible as a service provider for its own content on this Site in accordance with general laws. According to Articles 8 to 10 of the German Telemedia Act, BASF COATINGS GMBH as a service provider is not obliged to monitor external information which has been communicated or saved or to search for conditions which represent unlawful activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information according to general laws are not affected. However, liability in this respect is only possible as of the time of learning of a specific legal violation. We will remove such content immediately if we become aware of such violations. Except in case of willful misconduct or gross negligence, BASF COATINGS GMBH shall not be liable for any damages that have been caused by or in connection with the use of the Site. BASF COATINGS GMBH shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, consequential or special damages that have been caused by or in connection with the use of this Site.

2. Liability for links:
This Site contains links to external websites which belong to third parties (hyperlinks).BASF COATINGS GMBH does not have any control over their content. BASF COATINGS GMBH is also not responsible for the availability of these websites. Any hyper-linking to these websites is at the User's own risk. BASF COATINGS GMBH is not liable in any way for this external content. The content of the linked websites is always the responsibility of the respective website provider or operator. At the time of link creation, no illegal content was found on the linked websites. Continual monitoring of the linked websites is not reasonable without specific reasons to believe that there has been a violation. BASF COATINGS GMBH will remove any such links if it is made aware of legal violations.

3. Liability for product information and other information:
Any product information or other information published via the Site is given to the best of BASF COATINGS GMBH’s knowledge. All this information shall not, however, as far as legally permissible, create any guarantee or representation of any kind or any liability of BASF COATINGS GMBH and shall not relieve the User from undertaking its own investigations and tests.

4. Copyright:
This Site is operated by BASF COATINGS GMBH, and all rights thereto are owned and reserved by BASF COATINGS GMBH. The contents and works on these Sites created by the Site operator are subject to German copyright law. Replication, editing, distribution and any use outside of the restrictions of copyright law require written permission from BASF COATINGS GMBH. Downloads and copies of the Site are permitted for private use only and must not be used commercially.

5. Modifications to or discontinuation of the Site:
Without liability whatsoever, BASF COATINGS GMBH may without notice modify and/or discontinue operation of all or portions of this Site at any time in its sole discretion, and assumes no responsibility to update the Site.

6. Applicable law:
All claims arising in connection with the Site or its use are subject to the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany with the exclusion of international private law.



BASF COATINGS GMBH Online Data Protection Rules

BASF COATINGS GMBH is delighted that you have visited our website and thanks you for your interest in our company.

At BASF COATINGS GMBH, data protection has the highest priority. This document is designed to provide you with information on how we are following the rules for data protection at BASF COATINGS GMBH, which information we gather while you are browsing our website and how this information is used. First and foremost: your personal data is only used in the following cases and will not be used in other cases without your explicit approval.

Collecting data
When you visit the BASF COATINGS GMBH website, general information is collected automatically (in other words, not by means of registration) which is not stored as personal related data. The web servers that are used store the following data by default:

The name of your internet service provider

The website from which you visited us

The websites which you visit when you are with us

Your IP address.

This information is analyzed in anonymized form. It is used solely for the purpose of improving the attractiveness, content and functionality of our website. Where data is passed on to external service providers, we have taken technical and organizational measures to ensure that the data protection regulations are observed.

Collecting and processing personal data
Beyond this use, personal data is only collected when you provide us with this in the course of, say, registration, by filling out forms or sending emails, and in the course of ordering products or services, inquiries or requests for material.

Your personal data remains with our company and our provider and will not be made available to unauthorized third parties in any form by us or by persons instructed by us.

Data retention
We store personal data for as long as it is necessary to perform a service that you have requested or for which you have granted your permission, providing that no legal requirements exist to the contrary such as in the case of retention periods required by trade or tax regulations.

BASF deploys technical and organizational security measures to protect the information you have made available from being manipulated unintentionally or intentionally, lost, destroyed or accessed by unauthorized persons. Where personal data is being collected and processed the information will be transferred in encrypted form in order to prevent misuse of the data by a third party. Our security measures are continuously reviewed and revised in line with the latest technology.

Right to obtain and correct information
You have the right to check all data relating to your person stored with us and inform us, if it is in your opinion out-of-date or incorrect. To inform us, just send an email to the email address indicated in the website credits.

On our corporate website, we only use cookies in certain areas of the website if they are required for an application or service which we provide.


Service provider as defined by the German Act for Telemedia Services is BASF COATINGS GMBH

Glasuritstraße 1
D-48165 Münster
Phone +49 (0) 2501 14-0
Fax +49 (0) 2501 14-33 73
Registered at the Local Court in Münster
Company Registration No.: HRB 5144

Management Board:
Mathias Schöttke,
Ditmar Nachtigal

Sales Tax Identification Number: DE811122710


Contact details of the Museum of Lacquer Art:
Museum für Lackkunst

Windthorststraße 26
48143 Münster


Phone +49 (0) 2501 41851-0
Fax +49 (0) 2501 41851-20

Responsible for the content:

Julia Kroker
Museum of Lacquer Art | Head of Marketing 

Phone +49 (0) 2501 14-3233
Fax +49 (0) 2501 14-713233

Conception, design and maintenance: 

Martin Heppner -
Kettelerstraße 7
48147 Münster

Phone: +49 (0) 151 22976497



SlashConsult UG (limited liability) 
Bentelerstraße 60 
48149 Münster

Phone: +49 (0) 251 590 85 71

Hosting, conception and technical support:
BASF IT Services GmbH

Lab Information Management
Glasuritstraße 1
48165 Münster

Phone: +49 (0) 2501 14-22 08
Fax: +49 (0) 2501 14-20 99


Rückblende Medienproduktion
Managing Director: Ansgar Sarrazin 
Dahlweg 22 
48153 Münster


Markus Bomholt 

Johanne-Walhorn-Weg 41 
48147 Münster

Tomasz Samek 
Atelier 2.5 
Speicher 2 
Hafenweg 28 
48155 Münster

The use of the data in the credits, published due to the statutory obligations for such a provision, by third parties in order to send advertising and information that are not expressly requested is herewith expressly forbidden. The operator of this Site expressly reserves the right to take legal action in the event of the unrequested sending of advertising information, such as in the form of spam e-mails.