Terms of Use (Online-Services)

  1. By accessing any Contract Product, Licensee agrees, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by these Terms of Use and all applicable laws and regulations, including copyright and trademark laws and regulations The provision of information via the website is subject to Licensee's agreement to the Terms of Use. Use of any part of a contractual product constitutes consent to be bound by these rules. These Terms of Use may be amended by the Licensor from time to time and changes to this Agreement will be posted on the website. Licensee's continued access to any Contractual Product shall be deemed acceptance of any changes or revisions to these Terms of Use. Failure to comply with these Terms of Use may result in immediate termination of the License Agreement and, consequently, of access to the website.
  2. Licensee agrees not to use any content of Online-Services in connection with obscene, offensive or abusive language or in connection with other content that is defamatory, offensive, harassing or hateful. In addition, no content of any Contractual Product may be used in connection with junk mail or unauthorized advertising or any other matter that invades the privacy of or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, state, or international law or regulation. Licensee may not copy the design, trademarks or intellectual property of others as this may result in legal action or prosecution by the owner. Licensee agrees to use content of the Contractual Products only for lawful purposes and acknowledges that failure to do so may result in civil and criminal liability.
  3. The content and materials of the Products, including but not limited to images, photographs, information, text, graphics and messages ("Content"), are for Licensee's use only. Licensee may not authorize others to use the Content and is responsible for all use of the Products by Licensee or its employees, agents and representatives. The Contractual Products contain proprietary and other protected information. Licensee may not make any commercial or other unauthorized use by publication, transmission, distribution, sale or other use of the Content in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Licensor. Licensee may download the Content and other downloadable items displayed on the website for its own non-commercial use only, provided Licensee acknowledges that copyright in such Content is retained and that Licensee must comply with all copyright and other notices contained in such Content. Copying or storing of any Content for any purpose other than own non-commercial use is expressly prohibited without the prior written permission of the Licensee or the copyright owner of such Content. A permissible non-commercial use is particularly given if the licensee uses the contents for the purpose of information and inspiration about current developments, trends, etc., in order to incorporate these into his own work results without violating the above copyright restrictions or any commercial or other unauthorized use.
  4. Licensor may, in its sole discretion, terminate access to Online-Services if licensee infringes the copyrights of others.
  5. Links to other websites, including those of sponsors, are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Licensor and the Company or any information, materials, products or services contained on or accessible through this website. Access and use of this Site, including information, materials, products and services on this website, is solely at the risk of Licensee. Licensor and Company are not responsible for any information provided on any website to which it is linked. The Licensor and Company do not assume any responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed or distributed through the website. Licensee is advised to verify the accuracy of such information. Licensee acknowledges that reliance upon such information is at its own risk.
  6. Licensee acknowledges that he uses Online-Services at its own risk, neither Company nor licensors make any warranties with respect to the website. In particular, the website is provided "as is" and "as available". Neither Company nor Licensors warrant the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, performance or suitability for any particular purpose of the website or any Content. All implied warranties are excluded from these terms and conditions to the extent they can be excluded by law. Neither the Company nor its licensors warrant that the functions contained in the website or in the contracted products or materials, content, services will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Without limitation, neither Company nor its licensors shall be liable for any damages arising out of the use of the website or any Content or the inability to use the website or any Content, or any actions taken or not taken in reliance on the website or any Content.
  7. While Company and Licensors make every effort to maintain high standards and continuity of the website, the Internet is not an inherently stable medium and errors, omissions, service interruptions and delays may occur at any time. Accordingly, neither the Company nor any Licensor assumes any continuing obligation or responsibility to operate the website or any part thereof or to provide the services offered on the website. In this regard, the Company and Licensors may change, suspend or discontinue all or part of the website at any time, including the availability of all or any services, features, databases or Content available on the website. The Company and Licensors may also correct errors or omissions in any part of the website, limit certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or the entire website without notice or liability.
  8. Licensee agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Company and licensors, their employees, affiliates, agents and third party service providers from and against any and all claims and liabilities (including attorneys' fees) arising out of licensee's actions, unauthorized use of any Content obtained through the website, or breach of these Terms of Use, or any such actions resulting from your use of the website.
  9. Only the German language version of the above conditions is legally binding. All translations into languages other than German are for information purposes only.