General Statements

  • These terms of use apply to business relations between dr-kappa services ltd (from now on: dr-kappa® ) and their customers achieved by using the offers from our portal and affiliated special portals.
  • In all descriptions, content and offers on our portals, it is exclusively the German version which is legally binding.
  • Contents of our portals are addressed to competent experts in enterprises of the sectors in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry, in Chemical Trade, Dangerous Goods Transportation Branch, and professional translators or conference interpreters as well.
  • Databases of our portals contain among other things compilations and reproductions from different lists of chemical substances with varying nomenclature from public sources, especially laws and regulations.
    dr-kappa® simply extracted data from these sources by own imagination and reproduced the data combined in a new way, which should allow the user new insights and better understanding of laws and regulations in a short time. dr-kappa® neither validated correctness, completeness, and up-to-dateness of substance lists in respective languages nor corrected or harmonized different descriptions.
    The use of our databases, compiled from publicly available sources (laws, regulations, etc.), is provided free of charge concerning DEMO datasets shown.
    Our substance databases provided contain neither technical function for selection of correct and relevant substances nor analysis of substance identity for the different target users.
    Selection of data made available, as well as their control concerning actuality, correctness and relevance is the customer's own responsibility. Our offers do not include customization in any form.
  • Automatted or systematic copying of our data bases and the contents therein is disallowed. We reserve the right to block the account and/or corresponding internet address and take legal measures.
  • By registration you are secured by SSL-certificate on our portal.
    By registration (enterprise and address; phone, fax, and eMail of contact person; password) and confirmation of present terms of use, the customer obtains access confirmation (eMail confirmation) whose acceptance (answer by eMail confirmation) enables access to current services.
    The access code is for the exclusive use of the customer and may not be passed on. Rights of access are not assignable to other enterprises.
    The user can have early termination of single offers of our portal or all of them at any time, requiring written signed notification to dr-kappa®. Ordinary termination period by dr-kappa® is two weeks. By full finalization of use all customer's entries will be deleted from our portal.
    If a user is misusing our portal we have the right to terminate his account without notice.
  • dr-kappa® is authorized to change content and/or scope of offers as long as scope of contract is not or is only negligibly affected. dr-kappa®’s updates are oriented towards changes on actual legal developments, common commercial relevance, changes in users behavior, and adaptations regarding the state-of-art.
  • But, hints to laws and regulations to chemical substances are for raw orientation of customers, only. They do not discharge users from investigating in own responsibility concerning actuality, completeness, applicability, and correctness.
  • The permanent availability of our portal is not critical for customers business. Nevertheless, dr-kappa® will keep the portal available during usual opening and working hours. Planned maintenance work which might affect usability dr-kappa® will try to do outside regular business hours.
  • The hit lists are displayed modified to relevance for the different business needs of our special sites.
  • Liability for gross negligence of lower level performing agent as well as slight negligence is excluded in total provided that this does not affect the obligation towards duties of high importance in contractual conditions (cardinal duties).
  • Place of jurisdiction is Mainz, Germany.
  • Data Protection Hints

  • We gather and use personal data keeping data protection requirements exclusively as required for the purpose of usage relations with customer.
  • We record your agreement for data assessment and storage. On registration the customer obtains confirmation via eMail. Customers obtains right of access after mentioned eMail has been confirmed by the customer. Because we collect data which are required for the respective offer, customer may not use the offer without prior agreement.
  • Personal data, e.g. including IP address, may be affected in particular when entering data for newsletter subscription (especially eMail address), participation in electronic payment procedures as well as login into our services for,,, or
  • Registered users before "login" must allow "cookies" in browser settings for technical reasons, or paid interactive features on our portals are not available.
  • Copyright and Trademark Hints

  • Our portal and its contents including databases are subject to copyright of dr-kappa ® unless free from copyright as governmental publication or free from copyright otherwise.
  • "dr-kappa®" is an internationally registered trade mark. .
  • The usage of our offers does not constitute any rights by the user in connection with the contents of our portal. The contents of the portal must not be copied unless it is part of the contract between dr-kappa® and the customer of the respective offer.
  • Links

  • Any links to other websites from the portal of dr-kappa® are given for the convenience of customers without dr-kappa® identifies himself with the content of linked websites. dr-kappa® is responsible neither for links nor contents of these websites.