Legal Terms

Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions of the use of the Website of Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH

1. General use

The use and calling up of the Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH website is subject to the following terms and conditions. Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH does not recognize any conflicting conditions, unless other terms are expressly agreed on in writing.

2. Website Use and Access

By entering this website and / or any of its subsites („Website“), you accept that you may only use the Website for the purposes for which it was created, i.e. for accessing general or specific information regarding Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH and / or its services (“Purpose”) in accordance with the Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH legal terms as displayed on the Website from time to time (“Website Terms”). You must not use the Website for any purpose other than the Purpose (“Prohibited Uses”). Particularly, but without any limitation, you must not make use of the Website by way of one or more of the following Prohibited Uses:

use the Website in a way that constitutes a breach of the Website Terms;
use the Website in a way that violates any applicable laws and/or the rights (including, without limitation, intellectual property rights) of Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH or others;
upload, transmit and/or disseminate files or information containing viruses, time bombs, worms, Trojan horses, corrupted files or any other software or programs that are capable of damaging another person’s computer software or hardware;
use or access the Website in any way (whether manually or by way of automated programmatic access such as data gathering and extraction tools/routines/scripts) that, in Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH’s sole discretion, is capable of adversely affecting the performance of the Website and/or the services provided on it towards other users.

Framing of this website or any part of it is prohibited.

In addition to any other rights it may have under applicable laws, Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH reserves the right in its sole discretion to block your access to this Website permanently or temporarily in any cases of Prohibited Uses. In addition, Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH may, at its sole discretion, (a) remove any material concerning or uploaded by you from the Website, (b) take legal action against you in order to recover any and all damages (including reputational damages and legal and administrative costs) incurred resulting from the breach, (c) where applicable, require you to sign a declaration of discontinuance, (d) forward to public authorities any pieces of information it deems appropriate in order to enable that applicable laws are enforced, and/or (e) take any other action it deems appropriate to mitigate its losses and safeguard that the Website is not misused, now and in future.

3. Copyright

All rights relating to the design and contents of this website always remain with Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH. Copying and downloading the website or parts of it is permitted for private use by the user only in so far as we do not request the user to act differently (for example, download specific forms or information). In any case copying or other usage for commercial purposes, particularly passing on for payment, is not permitted.

4. Links

Where we refer via links or hyperlinks to other websites or web pages, we assume no liability or responsibility for the privacy practices or the content of these pages. The references are made solely for non-binding information or advertising purposes.

5. No liability assumed for erroneous information

Even if we assume that the information and contents provided by us are accurate, errors or inaccuracies may still occur. Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH is not liable for the correctness of the information and contents of the website of Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH or any consequences arising from the use of the information and contents. This information and contents is provided solely for advertising purposes and is not binding. No warranty, whether express or tacit, is provided. Another condition applies only if Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH and the customer have expressly agreed on something else or Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH intends to vouch for the correctness of the information in an identifiable way.

6. Access to pages protected by a password or otherwise protected

Access to and use of pages of this website protected by a password or otherwise protected is permitted only to authorized persons.

You are responsible for maintaining password secrecy. Do not share your password with any other person. Change your password regularly to minimize the possibility of unauthorized access to your account.

7. Cookies

We use persistent cookies to support a smooth user experience. This cookie remains on your computer after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to our websites. We also use cookies to better understand how you interact with our websites and services and to improve our websites and services overall.

8. Applicable law/venue

Exclusively German law applies for the use of the Germania Shipyard Agency GmbH website. The venue for all disputes arising out of the use of the website, is, provided that the customer is a merchant, Hamburg, Germany.

(As of: August 2012)