Dear user,

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We reserve the right to delete comments that constitute harassment, attacks or other violations of the legal rights of third parties. We still reserve the right to block users from our channel if they violate netiquette. We ask for your understanding that the editorial office for the social media channels is only staffed during normal business hours (Mon-Fri 10 am – 6 pm). As soon as the editorial office is occupied, you will receive a timely response from us.

We look forward to a constructive exchange and a fair discourse!
Thank you for your understanding