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Schindler - Legal Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions refer to the website www.schindler.com/uk.html (the "Site"). All access to and use of this Site is governed by these terms and conditions, together with the additional terms referred to within it such as our Privacy Policy and our Cookie Policy (the "Terms and Conditions”). 

The Site is operated by Schindler Ltd (United Kingdom) ("we" or "Schindler"). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 00662746. Our registered office and main trading address is at Benwell House, Green Street, Sunbury on Thames, Middlesex, TW16 6QS. Our VAT number is 286101078.
 

1. Access and Acceptance

By entering or accessing the Site, including browsing or registering, you (either "user" or "you" in this document) accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms and Conditions. You may only use the Site and its services if you abide by all applicable laws and to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, do not use this Site or proceed further to other Schindler websites.

Schindler does not guarantee that its Site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted.Access to our Site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our Site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our Site is unavailable at any time or for any period. We cannot take responsibility for information transmitted via the Site and we cannot guarantee that any electronic commerce or communication is totally secure.
 

2. Prohibited uses

You may use our Site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our Site: in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation; in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect; for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way; to send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with these Terms and Conditions; to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam); to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

You also agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our Site in contravention of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions; not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt any part of our Site, any equipment or network on which our Site is stored, any software used in the provision of our Site or any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
 

3. Purpose and Use

The content and information posted on the Site is provided as information to interested persons and may be used for informational purposes only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. Information on products and services may pertain to limited geographic areas and markets. A reference to a product or service on the Site does not imply that such product or service is, remains or will be available in your location.
 

4. No Offer

None of the content and information posted on the Site may be deemed to constitute an offer by Schindler. Schindler expressly reserves the right to decline any request made on the basis of the content of the Site for a tender by Schindler. Orders for Schindler products cannot and may not be placed over the Site.
 

5. No Liability

Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

Any liability of Schindler for damages due to or in connection with accessing and/or making use of the Site is excluded to the broadest extent permitted by law. To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our Site or any content on it, whether express or implied.

In no event will Schindler, its associated companies, its agents or the creators be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special and consequential damages, loss or liability whatsoever (including, without limitation, those resulting from lost profits, lost data, anticipated savings, loss of goodwill, loss of profit, sales, business or revenue, loss of reputation, loss of business opportunity or business interruption, or any incidental, indirect or consequential damage, claims of third parties, delay damage or punitive damages) arising out of the use, inability to use, or the results of use or reliance on this Site or access to any materials on the Site, any websites linked to this Site, or the materials or information contained at any or all such websites, or failure or performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in transmission or telecommunications failure of this Site whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory and whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages and even if such loss or damage is caused by the negligence of Schindler or its associated companies or its agents.

If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide our Site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our Site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
In particular, Schindler shall have no liability or any responsibility whatsoever for any loss suffered or caused by viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property by reason of your use of, access to or downloading of any material from the Site. If you choose to download material from the Site, you do so at your own risk.
 

6. No Warranty

All information provided on this Site is subject to change without notice. While efforts have been made to make this Site helpful and accurate, due to the open nature of this Site, and the potential for errors in the storage and transmission of digital information, Schindler does not warrant the accuracy of information obtained from this Site.

The content and information posted on the Site is provided to you “as is” and “as available” without warranties or representations of any kind. Schindler its agents, its associated companies and the Site creators disclaim and exclude any express or implied warranties or representations, including any warranties as to merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of the Site to the broadest extent permitted by law.

In particular, Schindler makes no warranties or representations, express or implied, as to the timeliness, accuracy, quality, completeness or existence of the content and information posted on the Site or for technical accessibility, fitness or flawlessness of the Site.

In particular, Schindler makes no warranties or representations that your use of content and information posted on the Site will not infringe rights of third parties.
 

7. Viruses

Schindler do not guarantee that the Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our Site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse the Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Site, the server on which our Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Site. You must not attack the Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Site will cease immediately.
 

8. Reservation on intellectual property rights

Schindler are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Site and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. The trade marks, logos, service marks and business names displayed on the Site are protected and registered by Schindler and/or its affiliated companies. The editorial content of the Site and all text, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio clips and software is copyright of Schindler or its associated companies and/or the authors, photographers and illustrators who contribute material to the Site, and the user shall not alter or remove any copyright symbol, or any other identification or information, concerning the authorship or ownership of any of the content of the Site.

Any unauthorised use of content or information posted on the Site and any unauthorised reproduction, retransmission or other use of any part of the Site may infringe Schindler's or third parties’ copyrights, trade marks, privacy, publicity or other rights and is not permitted.

Access to this Site does not constitute a right to copy or use any of the intellectual property of Schindler. You must not copy, market, resell, distribute, retransmit, publish, upload, download, store, display in public, alter, or modify the paper or digital copies of any materials in this Site or materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text, or otherwise transfer or commercially exploit, in any form, any of the content of the Site.

You must not use any part of the content on our Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from Schindler or our licensors. The user will not use or display the name or logo of Schindler or its associated companies or any similar name or logo, or act in any way that would imply that the user is an agent of Schindler or its associated companies.

Requests for reproduction and retransmission permissions may be addressed to info@gb.schindler.com
 

9. Links

The Site may contain third party content or provide links to other websites. Schindler has no control over such websites and you access third-party websites at your own risk.

The links from Schindler websites to other websites are provided for your information and convenience only. Schindler has not reviewed any third-party webpages and websites which contain links to the Site. Schindler is not responsible for the content of any such off-site webpages or any other websites linked to the Site.

The inclusion of any such link to such websites does not imply endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by Schindler of the websites and Schindler disclaims any warranty (express or implied) about the content, available products or materials and operation of these websites. Schindler disclaims any liability for links: (i) from another website; and (ii) to another website from the Site.

Schindler is not responsible for the availability of such external websites and resources and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, products or other materials available from such websites. Framing, deep-linking, scraping, etc. of the Site is not permitted and Schindler has no liability for such actions. For further details please refer to our Privacy Policy.
 

10. Privacy Policy

The Internet is generally not a secure environment. You acknowledge that the Internet is an open network and can be accessed by anybody. Schindler treats personal data in accordance with applicable data protection laws. For further details please refer to our Privacy Policy.
 

11. Cookie Policy

We collect information about your usage of the Site by using cookies. For further information about cookies and details about your choice to consent to their use or disable them, please refer to our Cookie Policy.
 

12. Specific Terms of use

Access to or use of certain pages or parts of the Site may be subject to specific terms of use. Different terms shall complement one another. In case of a conflict, specific terms of use shall take precedence over these Terms and Conditions.
 

13. Revisions to the Terms and Conditions

Schindler may in any way, at any time, for any reason, without prior notice and at its discretion modify, add or remove or otherwise update these Terms and Conditions. You agree to such changes, and are bound by the revised Terms and Conditions, when you use the Site. Schindler does not guarantee that the Site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions. Please check the Site regularly for the latest version of the Terms and Conditions.
 

14. Consequences of breach

If we become aware that you have violated these Terms and Conditions, we may immediately take corrective action, including preventing you from using the services offered by Schindler and removing any information, data and content put on the Site by you, at any moment and without notice. If we have suffered damage(s) by your violation we may, in our sole discretion, seek to recover damages from you.
 

15. Applicable Law and Place of Jurisdiction

If you are a consumer, please note that these terms of use, its subject matter and its formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree to that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction. However, if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

If you are a business, subject to compulsory legal provisions, any use of the Sites, these Terms and Conditions and all legal disputes arising out of or in connection therewith are exclusively governed by Swiss law and shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Hergiswil/Canton Nidwalden, Switzerland.
 

16. Contact us

To contact us, please email info@gb.schindler.com.

Thank you for visiting our Site.
 

Last update: January 2014