Conditions of use for viewing the live stream

The Landtag Brandenburg broadcasts public meetings of the plenum, committees and bodies as well as other selected events at the Landtag via live stream on the Landtag website. The Landtag Brandenburg holds the rights of use to these streams and usually does not store data.

The video material can be used by the media as well as for online and multimedia publications to the extent required by the purpose of reporting within the meaning of Section 50 UrhG (German Copyright Law). Any further use is only permitted with the prior consent of the Landtag Brandenburg. This also applies to the parliamentary groups in the Landtag as well as to non-commercial purposes in the field of political education. Use for commercial purposes, in particular for advertising purposes, is not permitted.

Any editing, transformation or manipulation of the images and/or sounds which extends beyond colour corrections, cropping and reductions in size is inadmissible and only permitted with the prior written consent of the Landtag Brandenburg. Likewise, picture and/or sound may not be reproduced in a distorted context. The user is responsible for the truthful description of the stream.

In the event of misuse, the Landtag Brandenburg reserves the right to prohibit the use of recordings by individual users in the future as well.

In particular, the media are obliged to observe the journalistic principles of the German Press Council (Press Code). The consent to the use of the photographic material does not include the assurance that the persons depicted, the owners of the rights to the depicted works or the holders of trademark and other industrial property rights have given their consent to a public reproduction. The user is solely responsible for obtaining the consent of third parties which may be required in individual cases. S/he must observe the personal rights, copyrights, trademark rights and other property rights of the persons, works, objects or signs depicted. If such rights are disregarded, the user alone shall be liable for damages to any third party.

When using the image or sound material, the source “Landtag Brandenburg” must be stated. This also applies to electronic publications such as websites. The Landtag Brandenburg reserves the right to make the provision of further information obligatory.

Disclaimer for recordings with interpreting

The interpreting service serves the purpose of facilitating oral communication and does not constitute a verbatim record or a translation of what has been said. This also applies to sign language interpreting. Only the original speech and/or its verified translation are binding. Interpreters are not liable for the performance of their duties.