Legal Notice

The Hans Peter Zimmer Foundation is a charitable foundation governed by private law, established in accordance with the laws governing foundations in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The district government of Düsseldorf is the supervising authority and manages the Hans Peter Zimmer Foundation under the registration number 21.13-St.1498.

The purposes of the Foundation are:
the promotion of art and culture;
the promotion of animal welfare in terms of appropriate animal care, and the improvement in the conditions of mass animal transport; and
the promotion of welfare work.

The foundation is recognized as a charitable corporation by the tax office of Düsseldorf-Mitte (tax number: 133/4907/2670) and is exempt from corporation and business tax according to Section 5, Para.1, No. 9 of the German Corporation Tax Act and Section 3, No. 6 of the German Trade Tax Act respectively, because it exclusively and directly serves tax-privileged charitable purposes within the meaning of Section 51ff AO.

Information required according to Section 5 of the German Telemedia Act:

Hans Peter Zimmer Foundation
Charitable foundation governed by private law

Represented by:

Wolfgang Schäfer, Managing Director

Contact details and business location:

Hans Peter Zimmer-Stiftung
Ronsdorfer Straße 77a
40233 Düsseldorf
Telephone:    +49 211 7331518
Fax:    +49 211 7331175

Value Added Tax:

VAT identification number in accordance with Section 27a of the German VAT Act:
DE 119406521

Person(s) responsible for the content in accordance with Section 55, Para. 2 of the German Broadcasting Treaty:

Wolfgang Schäfer, Managing Director
Ronsdorfer Straße 77a
40233 Düsseldorf

Dispute Settlement:

We are neither willing nor obliged to participate in dispute settlement proceedings before a consumer arbitration board.

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