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Protection of minors

AGE VERIFICATION for YOUTH PROTECTION( protection-of-minors)

 Please confirm your AGE, preferably with a customer account!!

You must be at least 18 years old to buy alcohol in a store. Below we have added an excerpt from the Youth Protection Act which hangs in shops. But what about buying online?
Unfortunately, it has not yet been finally adopted. Therefore we try to secure it as well as technically possible. But we definitely have to be sure that youat least 18 years oldare.
For this reason, you have to prove that you are of legal age once when setting up your customer account. If you buy as a guest, you have to repeat this process every time. Fortunately, it can be done very quickly.


Youth Protection Act JuSchG as of January 1, 20188
Extract from the law of July 23, 2002 Federal Law Gazette I p. 2730, last amended by Article 11 of the law of March 10, 2017 Federal Law Gazette I p. 420420)

§ 1 Definitions
(Extract 1 For the purposes of this Act 1. children are people who are not yet 14 years old, 2. adolescents are people who are 14 but not yet 18 years old, 3. is a person with custody, who is alone or together with someone else Person is entitled to custody according to the provisions of the German Civil Code, 4. is the person responsible for parenting, any person over the age of 18, insofar as he or she performs educational duties permanently or temporarily on the basis of an agreement with the person with custody or insofar as they are a child or a young person within the framework of the Training or youth welfare.t.

§ 4 restaurants
(1 Children and young people under the age of 16 may only be allowed to stay in restaurants if they are accompanied by a person with custody or a parenting officer or if they have a meal or a drink between 5 a.m. and 11 p.m. Adolescents from the age of 16 may not be allowed to stay in restaurants between midnight and 5 a.m. without being accompanied by a person with custody or a guardian. 2 Paragraph 1 does not apply if children or young people take part in an event organized by a recognized youth welfare organization or are traveling. 3 Children and young people may not be allowed to stay in restaurants that are run as night bars or night clubs or in comparable entertainment establishments. 4 The competent authority may approve exceptions to paragraph 1.migen.

§ 5 dance events
(1 Children and adolescents under 16 years of age and adolescents from 16 years of age may not be allowed to attend public dance events without the accompaniment of a person with custody or legal guardian until midnight. 2 Notwithstanding paragraph 1, children may be allowed to be present until 10 p.m. and young people under 16 years of age until midnight if the dance event is carried out by a recognized youth welfare organization or is used for artistic activities or for the maintenance of customs. 3 The competent authority can approve exceptions.gen.

§ 6 gambling halls,
Games of chance 1 Children and young people are not permitted to be present in public gambling halls or similar rooms primarily used for gaming. 2 Children and young people may only participate in games with the possibility of winning in public at folk festivals, rifle festivals, annual fairs, special markets or similar events and only on the condition that the profit consists of goods of low value.ht.
§ 7 Events and companies harmful to young people
If a public event or a commercial enterprise poses a threat to the physical, mental or emotional well-being of children or adolescents, the competent authority can order that the organizer or trader must not allow children and adolescents to be present. The order may contain age restrictions, time restrictions or other requirements if this excludes or significantly reduces the risk.

§ 8 Places harmful to minors
If a child or a young person is in a place where he or she is threatened with an imminent danger to their physical, mental or emotional well-being, the competent authority or body must take the measures necessary to avert the danger. If necessary, they must 1. make the child or the young person leave the place, 2. bring them to the legal guardian within the meaning of 7 para. 1 no Bringing the care of the youth welfare office. In difficult cases, the competent authority or body has to inform the youth welfare office about the place that is harmful to minors. 9 Alcoholic beveragese
(1 In restaurants, sales outlets or otherwise in public, 1. beer, wine, wine-like drinks or sparkling wine or mixtures of beer, wine, wine-like drinks or sparkling wine with non-alcoholic beverages are allowed to children and young people under 16 years of age, 2. other alcoholic beverages or food that contain other alcoholic beverages in more than negligible quantities are neither given to children and young people, nor may they be permitted to consume them. 2 Paragraph 1 Number 1 does not apply if young people are accompanied by a person with custody. 3 Alcoholic beverages may not be offered in public in vending machines. This does not apply if a machine 1. is set up in a place inaccessible to children and young people or 2. set up in a commercially used room and it is ensured by technical devices or constant supervision that children and young people cannot dispense alcoholic beverages. 20 No. 1 of the Catering Act remains unaffected. 4 Alcohol-containing sweet drinks within the meaning of 1 Paragraphs 2 and 3 of the Alcopop Tax Act may only be placed on the market for commercial purposes with the notice "Sale to persons under 18 years of age prohibited, 9 Youth Protection Act". This note is to appear on the prepackaging in the same font, size and color as the brand or imaginary name or, if not available, as the sales description and affixed to the front label of bottles.ubringen.

§ 10 smoking in public,
Tobacco products 1 Tobacco products and other nicotine-containing products and their containers may not be given to children or young people in restaurants, sales outlets or in any other way, nor may they be allowed to smoke or consume nicotine-containing products. 2 Tobacco products and other nicotine-containing products and their containers may not be offered in vending machines in public. This does not apply if a machine 1. is set up in a place inaccessible to children and young people or 2. technical devices or constant supervision are used to ensure that children and young people cannot remove tobacco products and other nicotine-containing products and their containers. 3 Tobacco products and other nicotine-containing products and their containers may neither be offered to children and young people by mail order nor given to children and young people by mail order.erden.
(4 Paragraphs 1 to 3 also apply to nicotine-free products, such as electronic cigarettes or electronic shishas, in which liquid is evaporated by an electronic heating element and the aerosols produced are inhaled with the mouth, as well as to their containers.
§ 11 film events
(1 Children and young people may only be allowed to attend public film events if the films have been approved for showing in front of them by the highest state authority or an organization of voluntary self-regulation within the framework of the procedure according to 14 para. 6 or if they are informational , Instructional and educational films that are marked by the provider with "info program" or "educational program" 2 Notwithstanding paragraph 1, the presence at public film events with films that are approved and labeled for children and young people from the age of twelve may also be permitted for children from the age of six if they are accompanied by a person with custody. 3 Without prejudice to the requirements of Paragraph 1, attendance at public film events may only be permitted if accompanied by a person with custody or a parenting officer 1. Children under six years of age, 2. Children from six years of age if the screening ends after 8 p.m. 16 years of age if the performance ends after 10 p.m., 4. Young people aged 16 and over if the performance ends after midnight 4 Paragraphs 1 to 3 apply to the public showing of films regardless of the type of recording and reproduction. They also apply to commercials and side programs. They do not apply to films that are produced for non-commercial purposes as long as the films are not used commercially. 5 Advertising films or advertising programs that advertise tobacco products or alcoholic beverages may only be shown after 6 p.m., irrespective of the requirements of paragraphs 1 to 4.t werden.
§ 12 image carriers with films or games
(1 Prerecorded video cassettes and other data carriers that are suitable for distribution and that are programmed for playback on or playing on screen devices with films or games may only be made available to a child or adolescent in public if the programs are approved by the highest state authority or an organization the voluntary self-regulation within the framework of the procedure according to 14 para. 6 have been approved and marked for their age group or if it concerns information, instruction and teaching programs that are marked by the provider with "info program" or "teaching program". 2 The markings in accordance with paragraph 1 must be indicated on the image carrier and the cover with a clearly visible sign. The symbol must be affixed to the front of the cover on the lower left on an area of at least 1,200 square millimeters and the image carrier on an area of at least 250 square millimeters. The highest state authority can 1. provide details on the content, size, shape, color and affixing of the characters and 2. approve exceptions for affixing to the image carrier or the cover. 3. Telemedia providers who distribute films, film and game programs must clearly indicate the presence of labeling in their offer. 3 image carriers that are not or with "no youth release" according to 14 para. 2 by the highest state authority or an organization of voluntary self-regulation within the framework of the procedure according to 14 para. 6 or according to 14 para. 7 by the provider may 1. a Child or adolescent person are not offered, made available or otherwise made available, 2. not offered or made available in retail stores outside of business premises, in kiosks or other sales outlets that customers do not usually enter, or offered or made available by mail order. 4 Vending machines for the delivery of recorded image carriers may 1. be set up on public traffic areas accessible to children or young people, 2. outside of commercially or otherwise professionally or commercially used rooms or 3. in their unsupervised entrances, vestibules or corridors, if only after 14 Para. 2 No. 1 to 4 marked image carriers are offered and it is ensured by technical precautions that they cannot be used by children and young people for whose age group their programs are not approved according to 14 Para. 2 No. 1 to 4. 5 Image carriers containing excerpts from film and game programs may, in deviation from paragraphs 1 and 3, only be distributed in conjunction with periodical publications if they are accompanied by a notice from the provider that makes it clear that an organization has been determined to be voluntary has that these extracts do not contain any youth impairments. The notice must be affixed to both the periodical and the image carrier with a clearly visible sign prior to distribution. Paragraph 2 sentences 1 to 3 apply accordingly. The highest state authority can exclude individual providers from entitlement under sentence 1.er ausschließen.
§ 13 Video game devices 1 Children and adolescents may only be allowed to play on electronic video game devices that are publicly set up without the possibility of winning if they are not accompanied by a person with legal custody or a parenting officer if the programs are approved by the highest state authority or an organization of voluntary self-regulation as part of the procedure according to 14 Para. 6 have been approved and marked for their age group or if it is information, instruction or teaching programs that are marked by the provider with "information program" or "teaching program". 2 Electronic video game devices may 1. be placed on public traffic areas accessible to children or young people, 2. outside of commercially or otherwise professionally or commercially used rooms, or 3. in their unsupervised entrances, vestibules or corridors only if their programs are for children from six Years approved and marked or marked with "information program" or "teaching program" in accordance with 14 paragraph 7. 3 12 Paragraph 2 Clause 1 to 3 applies accordingly to the affixing of the markings on video game devices. 28 Administrative fines, excerpt 5 The administrative offense can be punished with a fine of up to fifty thousand euros.ahndet werden.