Terms and Conditions

I Scope

1.1 The following General Terms and Conditions apply to the website www.packaging- 360.com of Deutscher Fachverlag GmbH (hereafter “the Provider”).
There are offers available on the internet that require the user to register.

1.2 The following terms of use apply to this area. In the version valid at the time of the conclusion of the contract, they become a necessary part of the contract for the use of the online offer.

1.3 The Provider reserves the right to determine further contractual contents for the individual service offers.

II Registration and right of withdrawal for users

2.1 The user undertakes to provide truthful information when setting up the user account and to update it if necessary. These updates are carried out by the user themselves through their user account.

2.2 The user agrees that legal declarations within the scope of this contract of use can also be sent by e-mail and ensures that particularly the specified e-mail address is up to date.

2.3 Registration takes place directly via the corresponding online form on our internet pages. The contract of use comes into effect as soon as the form has been completed in full and sent off.

2.4 The user shall ensure that the access data to their user account is kept secret and not be made accessible to third parties. Should the user suspect that a third party has gained knowledge of the account data, the user is obligated to inform the Provider of this without delay.

2.5 If the user is a consumer within the meaning of§ 13 of the German Civil Code (BGB), then the user has a legal right of withdrawal and can terminate the contract within two weeks of receipt of this cancellation policy by revocation. The revocation is to be made in writing (by letter, fax or e-mail), sent to Deutscher Fachverlag GmbH, Mainzer Landstrasse 251, 60326 Frankfurt am Main, Germany. No justification is required. To meet the deadline, it is sufficient to observe the date of dispatch of the revocation.

2.6 In the event of an effective revocation, the contract shall be deemed terminated upon receipt of the declaration of revocation. The services received by both parties are to be returned in accordance with the provisions of §§ 346 ff. BGB (German Civil Code).

III Content of the contract, contractual obligations

3.1 Upon conclusion of the contract, the user is granted the right to access the content and services of the website reserved only for registered users of the accessible area.

3.2 All news and articles are available to the user free of charge. The user is authorized to use the material for private or other personal use (§ 53 UrhG). Commercial exploitation as defined by § 87b UrhG is not permitted.

3.3 By registering for the newsletter service, the user agrees to the use of their e-mail address for this purpose as well as the data protection regulations and general terms and conditions. After entering and sending the registration information, the user will receive a confirmation e-mail in which the registration of the e-mail address must be verified via a confirmation link so that the newsletter can be subscribed to. The Provider assumes no liability for the correctness, completeness and topicality of the information distributed by the newsletter. The Provider is not liable for offers of third parties that are advertised in the newsletter or for links and references that are made accessible in the context of the newsletter. The Provider does not guarantee that the newsletter service will be available at all times and can be called up by interested parties, especially if the smooth availability of the newsletter can no longer be guaranteed due to technical difficulties.

3.4 The User undertakes not to send any messages with prohibited content through the message function. Prohibited contents are in particular such, which break the law, offending, discriminating, racist, inciting or pornographic contents, as well as all further remarks with illegal contents.

IV Blocking

4.1 The Provider is also entitled to block access without compensation in the event of unauthorized disclosure of personal access data or if the newsletter is forwarded.

4.2 Access may also be blocked if the Provider becomes aware that messages with prohibited content (see Section 3.3.) are sent using the message function.

V Liability

5.1 The user indemnifies the Provider from claims of third parties which are asserted against the Provider due to legal infringements by the user. The indemnity includes the costs of appropriate legal action in the event of a corresponding claim against the Provider.

5.2 The Provider is only liable for damages due to intent and gross negligence, unless it is a violation of an essential contractual obligation (cardinal obligation). Cardinal obligations are such obligations whose fulfilment is essential for the proper execution of the contract and on whose compliance the contractual partner regularly relies and may trust.

5.3 In the event of a slightly negligent breach of a cardinal obligation, the liability of the Provider is limited to typical contractual damages foreseeable at the time the contract was concluded.

5.4 The exclusion of liability does not refer to injury to life, body or health.

5.5 Insofar as the liability of the Provider is excluded or limited, this shall also apply to the liability of its employees, workers, representatives, vicarious agents and other employees.

5.6 No liability is assumed for the topicality, completeness and correctness of editorial content. These contents are for information purposes only and do not constitute a liability for damages on the part of the Provider in the event of inaccuracy.

VI Final provisions

6.1 The Provider reserves the right to amend the terms of use with a reasonable period of notice. The user will be informed about this either by e-mail or as part of the login process. If the user does not object to the amended terms of use within four weeks, these shall be deemed to have been agreed.

6.2 The law of the Federal Republic of Germany shall apply.

6.3 The place of jurisdiction is the registered office of the Provider.

6.4 In business transactions with merchants, legal entities under public law or special funds under public law, the place of jurisdiction for legal actions is the registered office of the Provider. Insofar as the publishing house’s claims are not asserted in the default action, the place of jurisdiction for non-merchants shall be determined by their place of residence. If the domicile or habitual residence of the contractual partner, even in the case of non-merchants, is unknown at the time the action is filed or if the contractual partner has moved their domicile or habitual residence outside the Federal Republic of Germany after conclusion of the contract, the place of jurisdiction shall be deemed to be the registered office of the Provider.

6.5 Online Dispute Resolution: In accordance with Regulation (EU) No. 524/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of May 21, 2013 on online settlement of consumer disputes, the European Commission is setting up an internet platform for the online settlement of disputes (“OS platform”) between entrepreneurs and consumers. This can be found under the following link: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr

Deutscher Fachverlag GmbH is generally not willing and obliged to participate in dispute resolution proceedings before a consumer arbitration board.

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