Editorial responsibility:
Ulrike Wegener

Legal Disclaimer

Liability for content

Pursuant to section 7(1) of the Telemediengesetz (TMG / German Teleservices Act) we, as service providers, are legally responsible for the content of this website. However, pursuant to sections 8 to 10 of the Telemediengesetz, as services providers, we are not required to monitor third-party information we transmit or store, or to actively to seek indications of illegal activity. This provision does not affect any obligation to remove or block the use of information under law. However, any liability in this respect only applies from the time we became aware of the specific infringement. We will remove the relevant content immediately after becoming aware of any such infringement.

Liability for linked sites

This site contains links to external third-party sites, the content of which is beyond our influence. We therefore do not assume any liability for the content of such third-party sites. The responsibility for the content of such sites always lies with the providers or operators of such sites. The linked sites were checked for any potential infringement of the law at the time the links were placed. No illegal content was identified at the time. However, permanent checks on the content of the linked sites cannot be reasonably expected without any concrete evidence of any infringement. We will remove the relevant content immediately after becoming aware of any such infringements.

Copyright notice

The content and items on this website were created by the site owners and are subject to German copyright law. Such content or items may only be reproduced, processed, distributed or used in any way whatsoever beyond the limits of copyright legislation if written consent thereto has previously been obtained from the relevant author or creator. Such content or items may only be downloaded or copied for private non-commercial use. Where content of this website was not created by the site owners, third-party copyrights have been respected. More specifically, third-party content is identified as such. If you nevertheless become aware of any violation of copyright, we would ask you to kindly advise us. We will remove any such content immediately after becoming aware of such violation.
Sources of pictures and diagrams:

Gütegemeinschaft Substrate für Pflanzen e.V.
ProjectPartner Kleeschulte GmbH
@Kzenon: Fotolia (Verbraucherschutz)
@Grecaud Paul: Fotolia (Kriterien für das Gütezeichen)


ProjectPartner Kleeschulte GmbH, Büren

Technical implementation:

Netz-Agenten, Rüthen


Legal notices

Statutory website owner information

Provider Identification as required by section 5 of the Telemediengesetz (TMG / German Teleservices Act)

Gütegemeinschaft Substrate für Pflanzen e. V.
Wunstorfer Landstrasse 8
30453 Hannover

Phone: +49 511 – 4818 – 9388
Fax: +49 511 – 4818 – 287


Location of registered office:


Type of registration:

Registered in the register of associations
Registration court: Amtsgericht (Local Court) Hannover
Company number: 5973

VAT Reg. No.:

VAT Registration Number pursuant to section 27 a of the Umsatzsteuergesetz (German VAT Act):
VAT Reg. No.: DE 813076303

Executive committee with sole power of representation:

Chairman: Winfried Temming
Vice Chairman: Cordula Schmude
General Manager: Ulrike Wegener

Organisation responsible for the content of pursuant to s. 55(2):

Gütegemeinschaft Substrate für Pflanzen e.V.
Wunstorfer Landstr. 8
30453 Hannover, Germany


Data Protection

This site’s owners take the protection of your personal data very serious. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with data protection legislation and this Privacy Policy.

Our website can normally be used without requiring personal data to be provided. Where personal data (such as name, address or email address) is captured on our site, providing such information is always voluntary to the largest possible extent. We will not disclose such data to any third party without your explicit consent.

Please note that data transmission over the Internet may not be totally secure (e.g. in email communication). Protecting data completely against access by third parties is impossible.

Privacy Policy relating to the use of Google Analytics

This website uses functionalities of the web traffic analysis service Google Analytics. The service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored on your computer and enable the service to make an analysis of how you use our website. The information the cookie creates on the use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google service in the US and stored there.

However, if IP anonymisation is enabled on this website, Google will abbreviate your IP address beforehand if you access our site from a member state of the European Union or any other signatory state to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the US and abbreviated there in exceptional cases only. On behalf of this website’s owners, Google will use this information to analyse how you use this website in order to prepare reports on website activities and to provide the owners with other services related to the use of their website and the Internet. The IP address your browser reports to Google Analytics will not be amalgamated with other data Google might have.

You can prevent the cookies from being stored by changing your browser settings accordingly. However, if you do so you might not be able to use the full functions of this website. You can also prevent data created by the cookie and relating to your use of this website (including your IP address) from being captured, transmitted to and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in that is available under the following link:

Information, deletion, blockage

You are entitled to request information free of charge about what personal data about you has been stored, where it was sourced, to whom it was sent and for what purpose it is processed. You are also entitled to have such data corrected, deleted or blocked. If you have any question regarding the above information or any other issue related to personal data, please contact us at the address provided on the page titled “Legal information”.

Mail form

If you send an enquiry via the mail form, we will store the details you entered in the form, including your contact details, to process your enquiry and any potential follow-up questions. We will not disclose this data to any third party without your consent.

Objection to receiving promotional emails

We do not permit the use of any contact details published under the statutory Legal notice to send us unsolicited advertising or information. The owners of this website explicitly reserve the right to take legal action if unsolicited advertising material is received, e.g. spam mails.