Legal Notice:

Service provider (according to Section 5 German Telemediengesetz/Article 5 E-Commerce Directive)

Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg,
Branch Office of Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin

Tiergartenstrasse 17

D-69121 Heidelberg

Tel: +49 (0) 6221 487 0

Email: customerservice@springernature.com

Register of Companies

Local Court of Berlin-Charlottenburg

HRB 91881 B

VAT identification number: DE 170864101

Managing Directors

Martin Mos

Dr. Ulrich Vest

Dr. Niels Peter Thomas

Out-of-court settlements

We do not engage in out-of-court settlements before consumer arbitration bodies. However, under the regulation (EU) 524/2013 we are obliged to inform you that the European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution, which is available at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/.