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Inhaltl. Verantwortl. gemäß § 55 Abs. 2 RStV: Andreas Meissner
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EUROPE Wine & Spirits TROPHY · E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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EUROPE TROPHY reserves the right to modify or delete all or part of the site without prior notice; the company is not required to inform users of the website (hereafter designated as ‘Website User(s)’) of such changes prior to implementing them and cannot in any way be held responsible by Website Users or third parties for the consequences of modifications to the site.
To consult the site, website users must have attained the minimum legal age for the consumption of alcohol set by the law of the country in which they are consulting the website. If the Website User has not attained this age he or she is required to leave the site.
1. ACCEPTANCE OF GENERAL CONDITIONSOF USE
Any connection to the site or use of its contents must be carried out in the framework of these general conditions of use (hereafter designated as ‘General Conditions of Use’.)
The simple act of accessing the site implies application of the rules and conditions defined hereafter as well as acceptance of the General Conditions of Use. Any Website User not willing to accept the General Conditions of Use must refrain from using the site.
The applicable General Conditions of Use are those in force when the Website User connects to and uses the site.
EUROPE TROPHY hereby notifies Website Users that the General Conditions of Use may be modified at any time. Such modifications are considered to have been communicated to Website Users by simply putting them online, and all Website Users are considered to have unreservedly accepted these modifications when they access the site after said changes have been put online. EUROPE TROPHY undertakes to ensure that these General Conditions of Use are present on the site at all times, except when all or part of the site is temporarily unavailable.
2. PARTNER SERVICES
EUROPE TROPHY also gives Website Users the opportunity to access services provided by its partners (hereafter known as ‘Partner Services’) via hypertext links in various sections of the site. The site may also contain various types of advertisements (banners, buttons, skyscrapers, etc. ) on which the Website User can click to access the sites and services of third parties.
Partner Services, advertisements and the services to which they provide access are proposed by partners, advertisers and third-party services entirely at their own initiative and under their sole responsibility.
In general, EUROPE TROPHY shall not be held responsible for the content of Partner Services accessed via links present on it site, nor for any of the offers, information consulted or transactions performed by these Partner Services. The providers of Partner Services, and they alone, are considered as having entered into a contractual relationship with the Website User.
Consequently, only the specific use and/or sales conditions of the Partner Service(s) shall be applied to the Website User accessing said Partner Service(s) via the site.
EUROPE TROPHY shall not provide any service or guarantee with respect to the Partner Services used by Website Users and/or the advertising elements mentioned above. As a result, EUROPE TROPHY declines all responsibility for cases in which Partner Services, their content or advertisements provided by third parties do not conform to legal and regulatory provisions in effect.
Nonetheless, EUROPE TROPHY will strive to forward Website Users’ questions and complaints about these services to the Partner Services and/or third parties involved as quickly as possible. When contacting EUROPE TROPHY with a question or complaint, Website Users should take care to provide exact information to enable EUROPE TROPHY to identify the purpose of their email and the Partner Service involved.
3. WEBSITE AVAILABILITY
EUROPE TROPHY shall, to the best of its ability, keep the site and the services it provides online and available at all times. The company is not, however, under any obligation to do so. EUROPE TROPHY thus has the right to interrupt access, in particular for purposes of maintenance or updating, or for any other reasons—in particular technical or editorial—and this without any notice or prior information provided to Website Users. EUROPE TROPHY shall not, in such cases, be held responsible for the consequences of such interruptions for Website Users or any other parties.
In addition, EUROPE TROPHY shall not be held responsible if Website Users are unable to access all or part of the site as a result of a technical defect or any other type of problem, in particular but not limited to the following:
– software or hardware failures,
– human error or electrical default,
– network congestion,
– any malicious act,
– failures on the part of Internet Access Providers,
– case of force majeure,
– failure and/or congestion of telephone connections.
4. REGISTRATION USER ACCOUNT
Access to some services available on the site may be subject to identification of the Website User, validation of a registration form and use of a specific account (hereafter known as the ‘User Account’).
Minors may not register on the site or create a User Account.
When creating his or her User Account, each Website User must choose a user name and password. At this time, Website Users are also asked to complete a registration form to provide EUROPE TROPHY with certain personal details such as first and last name, email address, telephone number, postal address, birthdate, region, etc. This information will be processed according to conditions defined in point 5 below. Website Users are given information on the required or optional nature of the information requested on the form.
Each Website User agrees to create and use only one User Account and to provide only correct, up-to-date information that does not violate the rights of third parties (in particular with regard to use, in the email address or user name provided, of another party’s family name, brand or elements of works protected by intellectual property rights) and is not contrary to public order and common decency.
Should any Website User not fulfil one of the obligations listed above, EUROPE TROPHY shall have the right to require the Website User to change his or her email address and/or user name. If the Website User refuses to make the change, EUROPE TROPHY shall have the right to delete the User Account.
Likewise, if a Website User creates more than one user account or provides false identification data, EUROPE TROPHY shall have the right to cancel or block all of the Website User’s User Accounts.
EUROPE TROPHY shall not be held responsible if a Website User’s registration data is not received or is partially illegible as a result of technical incompatibility or other defect, in particular those caused by the Website User’s IT installations (Internet server, hardware, software, etc.).
Use of user names and passwords
All information the Website User communicates to EUROPE TROPHY as part of the registration process is strictly confidential. Website Users acknowledge that the responsibility for remembering their user names and passwords and keeping them confidential is theirs and theirs alone.
Any connection to the site through a User Account and/or data transmission via a User Account shall be presumed to have been performed by the holder of said User Account and under his or her sole responsibility.
Each Website User agrees to inform EUROPE TROPHY in writing and as soon as possible if his or her password and/or user name is used fraudulently.
5. PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
When the Internet User is browsing the site, his or her personal data may be communicated through cookies, or via forms he or she agrees to complete, whether or not the user is registered on the site.
6. RIGHT OF REPLY
In application of article 6 IV of law n°2004-575 of June 21, 2004, on confidence in the digital economy, EUROPE TROPHY gives any natural or legal person named or designated on the site a right of reply. In accordance with regulations in force, EUROPE TROPHY appoints the site’s publication director as the person in charge of making sure obligations related to the exercise of the right of reply are fulfilled.
The request to exercise a right of reply should be made in writing.
It should be delivered by registered letter with return receipt less than 3 months after the message in question (object of the right of reply) was put on line. The request should also include references to the message (title, date, etc.) to which the Website User wishes to reply, an indication of the passages contested and the circumstances under which the message was made available to the public (for example, title of the forum or chat room). It is recommended that the party exercising the right of reply also attach to the request the text he or she proposes for a reply. In the body of this text, the Website User would also be well advised to refer to the title of the contested message and the date it was posted.
7. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
All elements on the site, and in particular their structure, editorial content, comments, illustrations, photos, images, sounds and videos, and organisation, are protected by copyright, trademark rights and intellectual property rights in general.
EUROPE TROPHY confers on the Website User, from the moment he or she accesses the site, a right to private, non-collective and non-exclusive use of the site. Consequently, the Website User undertakes to respect the intellectual property rights attached to the various types of content offered on the site and in particular not to:
– copy, modify, change or share any element contained in or attached to the site without prior authorisation from EUROPE TROPHY ;
– use the site or its services for a commercial purpose or for purposes other than that for which they are intended without a prior and explicit agreement from EUROPE TROPHY.
It should also be noted that prior and explicit agreement must be obtained from EUROPE TROPHY before inserting a hypertext link directing users to the site. If such authorisation is not obtained, the hypertext link could be considered an infringement of copyright.
As site publisher, EUROPE TROPHY also undertakes to respect others’ intellectual property rights. If a Website User notices that a violation of intellectual property rights has been committed on the site, he or she may refer the matter to EUROPE TROPHY in writing.
EUROPE TROPHY declines all responsibility for violations of intellectual property rights, whether they occur in the framework of partnership operations that EUROPE TROPHY conducts with Partner Services or result from hypertext links placed on the site.
8. GUARANTEES – RESPONSIBILITY
The site is accessible and available to Website Users “as is” with no guarantee from EUROPE TROPHY with respect to the accessibility and content available via the site.
EUROPE TROPHY does not guarantee that the information available through the site is free of error or inaccuracies. Likewise, EUROPE TROPHY does not guarantee that the site or server making the information available is free of viruses or other dangerous elements.
As site publisher, EUROPE TROPHY undertakes to do everything in its power to verify the quality, veracity, security and accuracy of the information and data available on the entire site, and to guarantee its proper functioning. EUROPE TROPHY cannot, however, be held responsible for the inaccuracy of this information.
The Website User is the sole person responsible for use of the site and interpretation of information consulted on the site. EUROPE TROPHY assumes no liability for any direct or indirect damages arising from the use of this data.
In general, the Website User guarantees EUROPE TROPHY against any demands, claims and/or awards of damages with which EUROPE TROPHY may be threatened and/or which are pronounced against EUROPE TROPHY, including reasonable lawyers’ fees, if such demands, claims and/or awards have for cause, basis or origin the Website User’s violation of these General Conditions of Use and/or any other additional and specific rules or lines of conduct applicable to the site.
9. SPECIFIC CLAUSE
For any additional information Website Users may use the form to contact EUROPE TROPHY or email to: email@example.com.