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1. Performance and warranty for the information service
The information contained on these Web pages has been carefully compiled by Volkswagen AG and is available with a mean availability of 97.5% on average for the year

The information is not binding. Volkswagen AG cannot accept any liability for the results obtained through use of this information, particularly as regards the correct, up-to-date and complete nature of the information, nor that the quality of the information meets with your wishes and requirements.

Any information concerning vehicles which may be contained on these Web pages must be considered as approximate. Volkswagen AG reserves the right to undertake changes in design and delivery, as well as to modify the terms of sale for new vehicles and the prices. Information on prices and standard equipment, as well as on statutory, legal or fiscal regulations and effects is only valid in the Federal Republic of Germany. The illustrations also show optional accessories and special equipment not included in the standard prices.

Some of the information offered with these services reflects the opinion of the Volkswagen management. Insofar as this information concerns future developments, it is normally identified through the use of such terms as "expected", "planned", "intended" or similar expressions. Since future developments depend on different factors which cannot always be predicted, Volkswagen AG cannot accept any liability for the accuracy of these forward-looking statements. These statements will be updated by the management at its discretion. The information offered and displayed with regard to the stock exchange and economy, exchange rates, indices, prices, news and general market data, etc. is intended merely for visitors to the Volkswagen's Internet site and does not constitute any form of investment advice or any other recommendation. Volkswagen AG cannot accept any liability for analysts' recommendations contained on the Web pages, particularly not for the correct and complete nature of the assumptions and conclusions underlying these recommendations.

The information must be checked before it is used in any way at all. Binding statements can only be issued in response to specific enquiries.



2. Special information services
Please note that some of the information and communication services set up on the Web pages of Volkswagen AG through special portals are additionally governed by the terms for use of the portals concerned.



3. Services by partners
Some of the information services are rendered by our partners. Please note that these services are subject to the partners' terms of business and that the inclusion of their Web pages in the Website of Volkswagen AG does not constitute any kind of recommendation or guarantee. Volkswagen AG is not responsible for the contents of these pages. The providers concerned are not the vicarious agents of Volkswagen AG.



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The Web pages of Volkswagen AG contain links to third-party Websites. Volkswagen does not acquire ownership of the third-party sites accessed via links and is not responsible for their contents.



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Regulations concerning copyright, names and brandnames, as well as other third-party property rights must be observed and respected when using these services. All the Web pages of Volkswagen AG, including the photographs, music and brandnames, such as "Volkswagen" or "Golf", are protected. The same also applies with regard to the industrial property rights of our Group companies. These Web pages and the conditions for their use must not be interpreted as granting any kind of licence or other right to the property rights of Volkswagen AG. You, the user, undertake to desist from any abusive use of the services, in particular
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All other links must be approved by Volkswagen AG before they are set. Volkswagen AG reserves the right to prohibit the use of links, despite compliance with the above obligation.



8. Liability
Volkswagen AG shall only be liable in cases of wilful intent, gross negligence, cases covered by the German law on product liability and for the absence of warranted properties. In cases of minor negligence, Volkswagen AG shall only be liable if a material obligation is violated, the magnitude of such liability claims being limited in value to the foreseeable loss.



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If you wish to send a e-mail directly from the contact area of Volkswagen AG, it should be noted that such data is transmitted without encryption and that the confidentiality and integrity of the contents cannot be guaranteed.



Changes in the scope of performance and conditions for use
Volkswagen AG reserves the right to expand or reduce the service or part thereof or to change functions at any time. The rapid pace of developments in the Internet makes it necessary to amend these conditions for use from time to time. The latest version of the conditions for use must therefore always be noted.



11. Applicable law
Use of the services and the present conditions for use are governed by German law except for the provisions governing the conflict of laws.

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