Table of contents
– Accessing the Website – Website Content
– Using the Website
– Intellectual property rights
– Links to third party websites and services
– Duration and termination
– Applicable law – Dispute resolution
Accessing the Website – Website Content
Ontex reserves the right to add, delete or modify Content, (temporarily or permanently) block access to the Website or shut down the Website, at any time without prior notification, in order to maintain and/or improve and/or modify the Website.
You recognize that you may only use the Website if your equipment is connected to the Internet network. Connection or access fees that are charged to you due to use of the Website are subject to the terms and conditions agreed with your Internet access supplier or mobile network operator. You are aware of the risks inherent in the use of the Internet, including but not limited to risks regarding Website unavailability, non-confidentiality or loss of integrity of transmitted data, potential virus attacks, etc. Ontex does its utmost to prevent any virus attack on the Website; however, Ontex cannot guarantee the total absence of viruses nor can it assume liability to this end. We recommend that you take the necessary measures before using the Website and/or downloading information from the Website.
In the event that you decide to register on the Website, you commit to not sharing your password, your account information and your Website login details with third parties. The account is personal and there may only be one account per natural person. It is your responsibility to keep your password and information about your account confidential. You are responsible for all activities carried out under your login details, using your account or subsequent to your accessing the Website.
Using the Website
You must not access or use the Website in a manner that may damage, deactivate, overload or compromise the Ontex accounts, IT systems or networks. You must not attempt to access Ontex accounts, IT systems or networks in an unauthorized manner. You must not attempt to use web crawlers, scraping tools and other automated means to access the Website or Ontex accounts, IT systems or networks in an unauthorized manner. You must not access, download, use or export the Website or the Content in a manner that violates regulations or legislation regarding exportation or that violates other applicable regulations or legislation.
Without limitation, you must not (i) modify, reproduce, represent, adapt and/or translate all or part of the Website and/or Content; (ii) extract all or part of the Website; or (iii) publish and/or use the Content on a website, media or network (nor can you authorize a third party to do so).
In the event that you are called to publish content on the Website (namely but not limited to comments on products or services provided by Ontex) (the “Publication(s)”), you guarantee that (i) you hold all the licenses, rights, agreements and authorizations required to use and to authorize Ontex to use all copyright, trademark rights, and any other property ownership right applicable to Publications, and (iii) you have obtained the written consent of all identifiable physical persons, for each Publication, to use their respective names and images in said Publication. You accept that you shall not submit Publications that may be illicit, immoral, obscene, defamatory, threatening, pornographic, pedophilic, revisionist (denying the Holocaust), intimidating, hateful, racist, abusive, incite political or racial hatred, xenophobic, breach any law or mandatory rule, or be inappropriate in any other manner. By publishing Publications on the Website, you grant Ontex the right to use, reproduce and represent the Publications, in full or in part, free of charge, for the benefit of the entire world, on all supports, for the legal term of protection of the intellectual property rights pertaining to these Publications, in order to fulfil the needs of the Website and promote said Website, namely for advertising or commercial purposes.
Intellectual property rights
The Website and its Content, as well as the copyright and rights pertaining to the trademark, commercial names, drawings, images, databases, information, data, texts, sounds, photos and graphics, and all the source codes, software and other content are the property of Ontex or its licensors and are protected by intellectual property rights and other national and international property ownership rights, including but not limited to copyright and related rights, rights pertaining to databases, models, brands and commercial names, patents, etc. You commit to not displaying or using the Ontex logo or brands in any manner without our prior written consent.
Accessing and using the Website and/or Content must not be interpreted as the granting of a license for any one of these intellectual property rights. We reserve all rights related to the Website and Content that have not expressly been granted to you.
Links to third party websites and services
The Website contains hyperlinks to other websites used by third parties and references to other sources of information. These links and sources of information are provided for information purposes. These websites and information contained on these websites are not managed or controlled by Ontex. Since we have no control over these services, you recognize and accept that we are not responsible (i) for the availability, content, accuracy, quality, advertisement and products pertaining to these external services and any other element available related to these services or via these services, (ii) the protection of personal data or any other practices on these websites.
Duration and termination
The data communicated on the Website is mainly in relation to Ontex’s marketing activities or financial data and/or that of its affiliated companies; this data is provided for information purposes and should not be construed as a commitment on behalf of Ontex and/or its affiliated companies.
You shall be solely liable for using the Website and any decision taken with regard to the database and/or information contained on the Website.
In the event of a dispute, you may address your claim in writing via the Contact section of this website in order to attempt to find an amicable solution to the dispute.
You may also have recourse to the online dispute resolution service offered by the European Commission in accordance with article 14 of the Regulation (EU) N°524/2013. This platform is accessible via the following link: https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/odr/.