Publisher: Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft e.V. (GDV)
(German Insurance Association)

Wilhelmstraße 43 / 43G
10117 Berlin
Tel.: 030-2020 5000
Fax: 030-2020 6000

Toll-free consumer hotline:
0800 – 33 99 399

Management board in the terms of association law:
Presedential Committee

Association register:
Local Court of Charlottenburg
Amtsgerichtsplatz 1
14057 Berlin
Register No.: 18122Nz
VAT ID No.: DE 193269465
(only significant for the economic divisions of the Association)

Responsible editor for the purposes of German media law:
Holger Schmitt-Tanou
Phone: +49 30 2020 5115
Fax: +49 30 2020 6115

The German Insurance Association (GDV) represents the interests of the German insurance industry. GDV was founded in Cologne in 1948. Since February 1998, GDV has had its registered office in Berlin. Through its public relations work, GDV purposefully addresses opinion-makers in politics, industry and society and, more generally, different consumer groups. Within the framework of internal communications, GDV’s work focuses on providing steady and comprehensive information to its member companies.

Legal disclaimer
This is the GDV website. All contents on this website have been carefully prepared and researched. This information is a service of GDV. All information is provided exclusively for the visitors to the online site. Liability is restricted to intentional action and gross negligence. GDV sometimes refers to third-party websites through hyperlinks; the respective providers are responsible for those sites. GDV is in principle not responsible for information provided by third parties, unless reference is made to specific information.

Value is placed on providing accurate and up-to-date information. Errors can nonetheless appear. GDV notes that the information on this website is of a general nature and has not been adapted to the specific needs of any individual case. GDV assumes no warranty for the currentness, accuracy or completeness of the information. This also applies to information on external websites linked to the GDV website through hyperlinks.

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