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Posters and individual pictograms and the text associated with them may be adapted for indi-vidual business prevention programmes directly related to overcoming the coronavirus pan-demic and to the Federal Administration’s aims. It must be clearly stated that this is a cam-paign run by the company and the company logo must be clearly visible.

All other information on the websites of the federal authorities (e.g. factsheets) may only be adapted for personal use and a private business logo affixed with the express written consent of the copyright holders. The federal authorities decline any association to the companies reproducing the information.

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In the case of non-compliance with these provisions, the Federal Administration reserves the right to take legal action.