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The satirical website for non- and still-smokers Die satirische Seite für Nicht- und Noch-Raucher LIFE DANGER – Please DO imitate!
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Ralf Herter
eRHa Media
Hauptstr. 35/1
70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen


Phone: +49 711 500 75 113
Telefax: +49 711 500 75 112
E-mail: info@start-smoking.com

Responsible for the content according to Sect. 55, paragraph 2 RStV

Ralf Herter

EU dispute resolution

The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution (ODR): https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr.
Our e-mail address can be found above in the site notice.

Dispute resolution proceedings in front of a consumer arbitration board

We are not willing or obliged to participate in dispute resolution proceedings in front of a consumer arbitration board.

Liability for Contents

As service providers, we are liable for own contents of these websites according to Paragraph 7, Sect. 1 German Telemedia Act (TMG). However, according to Paragraphs 8 to 10 German Telemedia Act (TMG), service providers are not obligated to permanently monitor submitted or stored information or to search for evidences that indicate illegal activities.

Legal obligations to removing information or to blocking the use of information remain unchallenged. In this case, liability is only possible at the time of knowledge about a specific violation of law. Illegal contents will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.

Liability for Links

Our offer includes links to external third party websites. We have no influence on the contents of those websites, therefore we cannot guarantee for those contents. Providers or administrators of linked websites are always responsible for their own contents.

The linked websites had been checked for possible violations of law at the time of the establishment of the link. Illegal contents were not detected at the time of the linking. A permanent monitoring of the contents of linked websites cannot be imposed without reasonable indications that there has been a violation of law. Illegal links will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.


Contents and compilations published on these websites by the providers are subject to German copyright laws. Reproduction, editing, distribution as well as the use of any kind outside the scope of the copyright law require a written permission of the author or originator. Downloads and copies of these websites are permitted for private use only.
The commercial use of our contents without permission of the originator is prohibited.

Copyright laws of third parties are respected as long as the contents on these websites do not originate from the provider. Contributions of third parties on this site are indicated as such. However, if you notice any violations of copyright law, please inform us. Such contents will be removed immediately.


The contents and works on these pages created by the site operator are subject to German copyright law and the Anglo-Saxon copyright. They are creative property of the operator. The duplication, processing, distribution and any kind of utilization outside the limits of copyright law require the written consent of the operator. Downloads and copies of these pages are only permitted for private, non-commercial use.

Insofar as the contents on this site were not created by the operator, the copyrights of third parties are observed. Should you become aware of a copyright infringement, please inform us accordingly. If we become aware of any infringements, such content will be removed immediately.

All images on this website are licensed or have been released for use by the copyright holders. The rights of use are subject to the licence conditions of the respective rights holders.

In the following the authors (pseudonyms) and sources of the pictures. The operator of the website thanks all creative people whose work has been included in the website.
This list is voluntary and does not claim to be complete.
If the author and source of a picture used on the website is not listed here, the information will be gladly supplemented on appropriate notice.

In the case of an - expressly permitted - link from another website to this website, a corresponding note to info@start-smoking.com is desired. Many thanks!

Anyone who violates copyright law (e.g. unauthorized copying of images or texts) is liable to prosecution according to §§ 106 ff UrhG, will be warned and must pay damages (§ 97 UrhG).
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