Legal notice and provider identification


Publisher and provider of this website

Eschenweg 13
40885 Ratingen-Lintorf
Tel.: +49 2102 7307700
Fax: +49 2102 7307703

Person responsible for content pursuant to § 5 TMG (Telemedia Act) and § 55 RStV (Interstate Broadcasting Treaty):

Bärbel te Kaat, owner


VAT ID No.: DE 814877931


© TE-KAAT . COM, 2018 

All rights reserved

The texts, images and graphic designs appearing on this website are protected by copyright. The downloading or printing of individual pages or elements thereof is only permissible for private, non-commercial use.  Any reproduction, processing, publication, adoption or use of texts, images or other data as well as any kind of exploitation outside the limits of copyright law shall require the written consent of international language services provider TE-KAAT . COM as the website operator.


Photography/Images: Veronika Fritz, Chicago. Vinod Kalathil, Chicago. Lisa Sigrist, Chicago. Bertolt Schreier, Düsseldorf.


Programming and layout: SatzundBild-Schildheuer, DTP and web design


The names, trademarks, logos and brand names stated and displayed on this website are the property of the respective companies and/or persons and are subject to copyright, as appropriate. In so far as the contents on this page were not created by the operator, third-party copyrights are respected. In particular, contents provided by third parties are identified as such. Nevertheless, if you should become aware of a copyright infringement, we request that you notify us. As soon as we are informed of legal violations, we will immediately remove such contents.


Mandatory disclosure in accordance with §§ 36, 37 VSBG (Consumer Dispute Resolution Act): 

In fulfilment of our statutory commitment in relation to the alternative resolution of disputes in consumer contracts (VSBG), we would point out that we are neither obliged nor willing to participate in alternative dispute resolution proceedings before consumer conciliation boards. Notwithstanding this, however, in accordance with § 37 VSBG we are required to bring your attention to a competent consumer conciliation board: European Commission,




Liability for contents

Although the contents of our website have been created with great care, international language services provider TE-KAAT . COM cannot assume any liability for the correctness, completeness or topicality of the contents. Pursuant to § 7 Section 1 TMG, as a service provider we are responsible for our own contents on this website in accordance with general laws. Pursuant to §§ 8 to 10 TMG, however, as a service provider we are not obliged to monitor  transmitted or stored external information or to research circumstances that suggest an illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information in accordance with general laws shall remain unaffected thereof. Any liability in this regard, however, shall only be possible from the date of knowledge of a specific infringement of law. On the relevant breaches of law becoming known, international language services provider TE-KAAT . COM will immediately remove the offending contents.


Liability for links

Our online service contains links to external third-party websites, on whose contents we have no influence. For this reason, international language services provider TE-KAAT . COM can assume no liability for these external contents. The respective providers or operators of these external websites are always responsible for the contents of the linked pages. The linked pages were checked for possible violations of the law at the time the links were set up. No illegal contents were identifiable at the time the links were set up. We cannot be expected to permanently check the linked pages without specific indication of a violation of the law. As soon as we are informed of legal violations, we will immediately remove such links.


We are not only easy to reach, we are also at your service.

Eschenweg 13
D-40885 Ratingen-Lintorf

Phone: +49 2102 7307700





We are officially certified according to the comprehensive
DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 quality management standard and the
DIN EN ISO 17100:2016 standard, which regulates the
requirements for translation services.

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