Terms of Use

This website (the “Website”) is provided by CETECOM GmbH (Im Teelbruch 116, 45219 Essen, Germany, “CETECOM”). Your accessing and use of this Website are subject to the following Terms of Use.

Should specific ways of using this Website be subject to special terms that differ from the following Terms of Use, this will be expressly pointed out on the Website at the respective place. In that case, the special terms of use apply additionally in the respective individual case.

By accessing or using this Website, you declare your agreement with the Terms of Use and with all terms contained herein, either explicitly or by reference, and to additional terms named on this Website. If you do not fully consent to these Terms of Use, you may not access or use this Website.

 

1. DATA PROTECTION

Personal data collected via or in connection with this Website are subject to the privacy statement published on this Website: https://www.cetecom.com/de/impressum/.

Our Website uses the social media plug-in from LinkedIn Corporation (2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, California 94043, USA). The plug-in is deactivated by default. If you click on the corresponding button, you are prompted in a new window to sign in with the social media provider. In that case, a cookie is placed on your computer. If you do not click on the button or are not logged in with the social media provider, no cookie is placed on your computer. If you are a user of the social media provider, are logged in, and click on the button, that information is transmitted to your profile with the respective social media provider. If you interact with the plug-in, your browser transmits the corresponding information directly to the social network, where it is stored. Regarding the purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of the data by the provider as well as your rights in this regard and settings options for protecting your privacy, please refer to the provider’s privacy notices: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy. LinkedIn has declared its commitment to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

We have integrated into our online offering YouTube videos that are stored at https://www.youtube.com/ and can be played directly from our Website. No data about you as user are transmitted to YouTube as long as you do not play the videos. Data are transmitted only if you play the videos. We have no influence over this data transmission. The data transmission takes place regardless of whether YouTube provides a user account through which you are logged in or whether no user account exists. If you are logged in to Google, your data are assigned directly to your account. If you do not want the data to be assigned to your YouTube profile, you must log out before activating the button. Further information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by YouTube can be found in the privacy statement: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy. Google does some of its processing of personal data in the USA and has declared its commitment to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

 

2. COPYRIGHTS

This Website contains data and information that are trademarked and/or copyrighted by CETECOM, its affiliates, licensors, or other partners, or, in specific cases, by third parties.

Therefore, users are not permitted to download, reproduce, and/or distribute the Website in whole or in part. What is primarily permitted is technical reproduction for the purpose of browsing, as long as such action serves no commercial purposes, as well as permanent reproduction for your own use. Publishing a link to this Website is permitted as long as it exclusively serves the purpose of cross-referencing. The framing of this Website is not permitted.

Use of the name CETECOM is reserved exclusively by CETECOM, its affiliates, and its partners. You may not register or use company names, business names, domain names, or other names, designations, or descriptions that are similar to the CETECOM name or that contain a component of the CETECOM name or a registered trademark owned by CETECOM or its affiliates.

 

3. LIABILITY DISCLAIMER

  • The user uses the internet at his or her own risk. In particular, CETECOM bears no liability for a technical failure of the internet or for loss of access to the internet.
  • Moreover, CETECOM bears no liability for damage arising from the use of electronic means of communication, including but not limited to damage from the transmission of viruses.
  • Free downloading and other means of obtaining materials by using this Website takes place at the user’s own discretion and risk. You bear sole responsibility for damage to your computer system or for data loss resulting from the downloading of such materials.
  • CETECOM bears no liability for damage arising from or in connection with accessing or using or an inability to access or use this Website. No general usability, suitability for a specific purpose, or guarantee that the Website is operational is warranted or represented.
  • CETECOM bears no liability for the content of this Website. No warranty of the accuracy and completeness of the information found on the Website is assumed.
  • References and links to third-party websites do not mean that CETECOM espouses the content to which the reference or link leads. The content establishes no responsibility for the data and information already contained there. CETECOM has no influence over the content to which the link leads. CETECOM thus bears no liability for unlawful, erroneous, or incomplete content or for damage caused through the use of content to which the link leads.

The above liability disclaimer does not apply to cases of mandatory liability, i.e., to cases of product liability under the German Product Liability Act, to cases of willful intent or gross negligence, to cases of loss of life, bodily injury, or damage to health, or to cases of material breaches of contract, if such breaches jeopardize attainment of the contractual purpose. However, damages payable for breaches of material contractual duties are limited to foreseeable damage typical of the contract, as long as there is no willful intent or gross negligence.

 

4. CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE WEBSITE

This is an official Website. You may not assume that user content that you can publish on this Website will be treated as confidential. You should not transmit any confidential information to this Website.

By transmitting user content to the Website, you declare that the materials are suitable, constructive, and pertinent and include no unlawful content or content that is otherwise unsuitable for publication. In particular, such materials (1) must not be defamatory or detrimental to other individuals or legal entities, (2) must not inflict damage or otherwise defame or harass persons or property, (3) must not infringe the rights of a third party (including the right to respect of privacy or the right of publicity), (4) must not be pornographic, obscene, profane, vulgar, offensive, or menacing, (5) must not be culturally, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable, and (6) must not encourage or support unlawful acts.

Before transmitting materials, you must make all reasonable efforts to find and remove viruses and other malware or destructive components. You may not transmit chain letters, pyramid schemes, questionnaires, or petitions via this Website. You may not falsify headers or manipulate identity or other data in order to disguise the origin of the content transmitted by our Website and/or user content or in order to manipulate your presence on the Website. You may not disrupt our Website, servers, or networks or take actions resulting in an unreasonably or disproportionately high burden on our infrastructure.

You warrant that the content transmitted to the Website does not infringe any third-party property rights, such as copyrights, trademarks, or patent rights, or duties to maintain confidentiality.

You acknowledge and agree that the user content that you make available on the Website may be used by other participants free of charge.

You hereby grant CETECOM and its affiliates, licensors, and other partners a global, irrevocable, cost-free, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, prepare derived versions of, distribute, publish, promulgate, and transfer the user content transmitted by you and published on this Website or other websites or in other marketing materials or publications of CETECOM or its affiliates, licensors, or other partners in any media of any kind. This license includes the right to grant sublicenses and to transfer the license itself.

You bear sole responsibility for your own user content and bear liability for the consequences of its transmission and/or publication. CETECOM and its affiliates, licensors, and other partners under no circumstances bear liability for the accuracy, completeness, quality, or validity of user content that is published on the Website by third parties.

CETECOM may, at its sole discretion, remove statements or other user content that are impermissible or inappropriate or that violate the present Terms of Use in some other way at any time without prior notice or consent.

 

5. CHANGES IN THE TERMS OF USE

The present Terms of Use may be amended by CETECOM and/or adapted to technical and legal developments at any time. The amended Terms of Use take effect at the time of their publication. By continuing to access or use the Website following publication, you consent to the respective changes. Therefore, you should routinely review the terms applicable at any given time.

If individual provisions of this user agreement are ineffective, the effectiveness of the other provisions is unaffected.

CETECOM reserves the right to discontinue the Website at any time or to make changes or updates in the Website or its content at any time without prior notice. CETECOM also reserves the right, at its own discretion, to restrict, deny, or rescind access to the Website in whole or in part at any time without prior notice and without citing reasons.

 

6. CHOICE OF LAW AND VENUE

The present Terms of Use and their interpretation are governed by the laws of Germany. The UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not apply.

The venue is Frankfurt, if you are a merchant, a legal entity under public law, or a special fund under public law.

If the user is a consumer, reference is made to the possibility of extrajudicial dispute resolution pursuant to Art. 14 of Regulation (EU) No. 524/2013 (ODR Regulation). Details on this can be found in the above regulation and at https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/.

 

7. CONTACT

If you have questions about this Website, please contact contact@cetecom.de.