Terms and conditions of use, disclaimer

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Welcome to the Web site of Alexia & Stephan Petersen - English Communications for Professionals, www.aspetersen.de. This Web site has been designed to provide general information about us, our activities, products, and services. You may use this Web site, provided you comply with these terms and conditions.

Your Acceptance of These Terms and Conditions

Please take a few minutes to carefully review these terms and conditions. By accessing and using this Web site you agree to follow and be bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to follow and be bound by these terms and conditions, you may not access, use or download materials from this Web site.

These Terms and Conditions May Change

We reserve the right to update or modify these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice. Your use of this Web site following any such change constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the terms and conditions as changed. For this reason, we encourage you to review these terms and conditions every time you use this Web site. These terms and conditions were last revised on February 22, 2008.

Copyright Notice and Limited License

Everything you see and hear on this Web site (the "Content"), including, for example, all of the text, photographs, illustrations, graphics, audio clips, video clips, and audio-video clips, is copyrighted under German law and applicable international copyright laws and treaty provisions. The copyrights in the Content are owned by us or by third parties who have licensed their materials us. The entire Content of this site is copyrighted as a collective work under German law and applicable international copyright laws and treaties, and we own the copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of the Content.

You may download, store, print, and copy selected portions of the Content of this site, provided you:

  1. only use the Content you download for your personal, noncommercial use or to further your business dealings with us;
  2. you do not publish or post any part of the Content on any other Internet site;
  3. you do not publish or broadcast any part of the Content in or on any other media;
  4. you do not modify or alter the Content in any way or delete or modify any copyright or trademark notices or notices of confidentiality.
Except as expressly stated above, you may not copy, download, print, publish, display, perform, distribute, transmit, transfer, translate, modify, add to, update, compile, abridge or in any other way transform or adapt all or any part of the Content of this site without first obtaining written permission from us.

Except as expressly stated above, no right, title or interest in the downloaded Content is transferred to you when you download Content from this site. Except for the limited, non-exclusive license expressly granted above, nothing contained in these terms and conditions or on this Web site shall be construed as conferring a license, be it by implication, estoppel or otherwise, or any other right under any copyright, trademark, patent, or other intellectual property right of us or any third party.

Trademark Notice

All of the trademarks, service marks and logos displayed on this Web site (the "Trademark(s)") are registered and unregistered trademarks of us or third parties who have licensed their Trademarks to us.

Except as expressly stated in these terms and conditions, you may not reproduce, display or otherwise use any Trademark without first obtaining our written permission.

Data security and data protection

If the opportunity for the input of personal or business data (email addresses, name, addresses) is given, the input of these data takes place voluntarily. The use and payment of all offered services are permitted - if and so far technically possible and reasonable - without specification of any personal data or under specification of anonymizated data or an alias.

Please be aware that there are inherent security risks in transmitting data, such as e-mails, via the Internet, because it is impossible to safeguard completely against unauthorized access by third parties. Nevertheless, we shall safeguard your data, subject to this limitation. In particular, personal information will be transmitted via the Internet only if it does not infringe upon third-party rights, unless the respective party has given its prior consent in view of such security risks. Accordingly, as the Web site provider, we shall not be held liable for any damages incurred as a consequence of such security risks or for any related acts of omission on our part.

We oppose the use of any available contact information by a third party for sending unsolicited advertisements. As the Web site provider, we reserve the express right to take legal action against unsolicited mailing or e-mailing of spam and other similar advertising materials.

Third-Party Information

Some of the information, articles and other materials available through this site may be provided by third-parties. Wherever practical, in our opinion, the source of these third-party materials is identified. These third-party materials are provided for your interest and convenience only. We do not endorse these materials or the vendors who supply them to us, nor do we warrant or represent that these materials are current, accurate, complete or reliable. We accept no responsibility for any use to which third party information is put.

Liability for Links

Our site contains links to third-party Web sites. We have no influence whatsoever on the information on these Web sites and accept no guaranty for its correctness. The content of such third-party sites is the responsibility of the respective owners/providers.

At the time third-party Web sites were linked to ours, we found NO GROUNDS WHATSOEVER of any likely contravention of the law. We shall promptly delete a link upon becoming aware that it violates the law.

Product Information

Any information contained or referenced in this Web site is suitable only as a general introduction to us and our products and services. For specific advice and instructions related to our products and services, please contact us directly.

Right to Alter Web site

We reserve the right to alter the content and functionality of this Web site in any way, or to limit access to this Web site, or to shut down this Web site, at any time, for any reason, without prior notification, and will not be liable in any way for possible consequences of such changes.

Liability for Content

We make every effort to keep the information on our Web site current, but accept no liability whatsoever for the content provided. Pursuant to §7 par. 1 of TMG (German Tele-Media Act), the law limits our responsibility as a service provider to our own content on these Web pages.

According to §§8 to 10 of TMG, we are not obligated to monitor third party information provided or stored on our Web site. However, we shall promptly remove any content upon becoming aware that it violates the law. Our liability in such an instance shall commence at the time we become aware of the respective violation.

Effective Date

The terms and conditions set forth above are effective as of February 22, 2008.

Source of part of the above text: S&K Rechtsanwälte www.streifler.de , Englisch-Übersetzung durch Twigg's Translations .

Last changes to this page:
2008/02/22
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