Vincit Oy Website Terms of use

Last updated: 7.03.2016

  1. Introduction

Vincit Oy (“Vincit”, “we”, “us”, “our”) welcomes you to use our website located at www.vincit.fi and related subdomains (the “Service”). These Terms of Use (collectively, the “Terms”) set forth the legally binding terms and conditions which are applicable to your use of the Service. The Terms constitute an agreement between you and us and define the rights and responsibilities that you have with respect to the Service. It is important that you read and understand the Terms.

Your use of the Service constitutes your acceptance of the Terms and any other documents referred to herein, including without limitation our Privacy Policy. Consequently, if you do not agree with the Terms, or do not understand them, you must not access or use the Service.

  1. Modifications to these Terms of Use

From time to time, we may modify or amend the Terms. If we do so, we will post any such modifications or changes in the Service. You can tell when changes have been made by referring to the “Last Updated” legend on top of this page. Please review these Terms regularly to ensure that you are aware of any changes.

If you continue to use the Service following such a posting of changes, you accept any such change or modification. If you have any questions about these Terms or our Privacy Policy, please see our contact information on the last page of these Terms.

  1. Intellectual Property

The Service, including all information herein contained is protected by copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights owned or controlled by Vincit. You agree to comply with all copyright, trademark and any other intellectual property right laws worldwide in your use of the Service, and agree not to use the information in a manner that is detrimental or adverse to the interests of Vincit or our affiliates. No right, title or interest in or to the Service or any content on the Service is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by Vincit. Any use of the Service not expressly permitted by these Terms is a breach of these Terms and may also violate copyright, trademark and other laws.

  1. Purpose of Use

You agree to use the information contained in the Service only for informational purposes, either for your private noncommercial use or in connection with the possible purchase of Vincit’s products or services by you or by an entity you represent. You agree to use the Service and information contained therein at your own risk and in accordance with all applicable laws.

You may not:

(a) copy, reproduce, modify or create derivative works of the Service or a part thereof;

(b) sell, rent, lease, distribute, transfer, sublicense, lend or otherwise assign any rights to, or any part of, the Service to any third party or otherwise commercially exploit the Service;

(c) disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, or attempt to derive the source code of any part of the Service, or permit or authorize a third party to do so, except to the extent such activities are expressly permitted by law;

(d) access the Service in order to build a similar or competitive service;

(e) scrape, build databases or otherwise create permanent copies of any content derived from the Service, or collect any data incorporated in the Service in any automated manner such as through the use of bots, spiders, crawlers or any other automated means;

(f) exploit the Service in any unauthorized way whatsoever, including without limitation, by trespass or burdening network capacity; or

(g) use the Service in any manner to harass, abuse, stalk, threaten, defame or otherwise infringe or violate the rights of any other party.

  1. Changes

We reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the Service or to change, modify, remove, terminate or suspend any portion of the Service, at any time without notice. We are not obligated to maintain or support the Service, to provide all or any specific content through the Service. You acknowledge and agree that we shall have no liability to you arising out of any unavailability of the Service.

  1. Privacy and Security

Your privacy and the protection of personal data about you are very important to us. For a detailed description of how we collect and use personal data about you, please see our Privacy Policy [INSERT LINK] and familiarize yourself with the choices you can make about the way in which we collect and use personal data about you. By using the Service, you consent and agree to the collection and use of certain personal data about you and your use of the Service in accordance with our Privacy Policy [INSERT LINK] and applicable laws and regulations related to personal data.

In addition to what is stated in the Privacy Policy, you agree to:

  • Respect the privacy of other users of the Service;
  • Not engage in unauthorized collection of users’ information, and/or not otherwise access the Service by automated means (including, but not limited to, so-called bots or scrapers) without an authorization from us; and
  • Not reveal any personal data related to another individual, including, but not limited to, a person’s address, phone number, e-mail address, or any information that may otherwise be used to track, contact or impersonate another individual.
  1. User Material

The communications and material you may send to us at www.vincit.fi or by email are on a non-confidential basis with no promise by Vincit not to use or reproduce these for any purpose whatsoever. Vincit shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, knowledge or techniques contained in such information for any purpose including developing, manufacturing, and marketing products and services.

You are solely responsible for any material or content that you may post in the Service, regardless of the manner in which you post it. Similarly, your use of, or reliance on, any material or content posted in the Service is at your own risk.

  1. Third Party Material

The Service may contain links to websites and content owned and/or operated by third parties. Such links and content are provided for informational purposes only. We are not responsible for any such third-party websites or content and do not have control over any materials made available therein. Our inclusion of a link to a third-party website or content in the Service does not in any way imply our endorsement, advertising, or promotion of such websites or content or any materials made available therein. By accessing a third-party website or content you accept that we do not exercise any control over such websites or content. We have no responsibility for such third-party websites or content. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the terms of service applicable to any third-party website or content you may access.

  1. NO WARRANTY

YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY AND DISCLAIM ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY FOR THE COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, SECURITY OR RELIABILITY OF THE SERVICE OR ANY CONTENT THEREON. WE WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY HARM TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM, LOSS OF DATA, OR OTHER HARM THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SERVICE. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS. MOREOVER, YOU AGREE THAT WE DO NOT HAVE RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR THE DELETION OF, OR THE FAILURE TO STORE OR TO TRANSMIT, ANY MATERIAL OR CONTENT AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS MAINTAINED IN THE SERVICE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED FROM THE SERVICE OR OUR REPRESENTATIVES, WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.

  1. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

YOU AGREE THAT WE AND OUR SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO ANY PERSON OR ENTITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGES (WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR OTHERWISE), INJURY, CLAIM OR OTHER LIABILITY OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER BASED UPON OR RESULTING FROM (I) THE ACCESS TO OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICE; (ii) ANY CONDUCT OR CONTENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; (iii) ANY CONTENT AND/OR INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM THE SERVICE OR RELIANCE UPON THE SERVICE OR ANY PART THEREOF; AND (iv) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, USE OR ALTERATION OF ANY MATERIAL OR CONTENT; WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER OR NOT WE KNEW OF OR OUGHT TO HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

  1. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold Vincit (and our subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, employees and agents) harmless from any claim or demand, including attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party. Nothing in these Terms shall be deemed to exclude or limit your liability in respect of any indemnity given by you under these Terms.

  1. Entire Agreement

These Terms, any applicable additional terms included in the Service, and any documents expressly incorporated by reference herein (including our Privacy Policy [INSERT LINK]), contain the entire understanding between you and Vincit, and supersede all prior understandings of the parties hereto relating to the subject matter hereof.

  1. Waiver and Severability

Our failure to exercise any rights under these Terms shall not constitute or be deemed a waiver or forfeiture of such rights or a waiver or forfeiture of such rights in the future. In the event that any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court or tribunal of competent jurisdiction for any reason, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect.

  1. Governing Law and Resolution of Disputes

The laws of Finland, without regard to or application of its conflict of law provisions, will govern these Terms and any claim, cause of action or dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms will be brought solely in the District Court of Tampere, Finland, acting as the court of first instance, although Vincit retains the right to bring any suit, action or proceeding against you for breach of these Terms in your country of residence or any other relevant country. You hereby consent to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waive any objection as to inconvenient forum. YOU AGREE THAT YOU MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST VINCIT ONLY IN YOUR INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING. IN THE EVENT OF ANY DISPUTE BETWEEN YOU AND VINCIT, WHETHER IT RESULTS IN PROCEEDINGS IN ANY COURT IN ANY JURISDICTION OR IN ARBITRATION, THE PARTIES HEREBY AGREE THAT ANY AND ALL MATTERS SHALL BE DECIDED BY A JUDGE OR ARBITRATOR WITHOUT A JURY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

  1. Assignment

We may assign or delegate these Terms and/or our Privacy Policy, in whole or in part, to any person or entity at any time with or without your consent. You may not assign or delegate any rights or obligations under these Terms without our prior written consent, and any unauthorized assignment and delegation by you is ineffective.

  1. Termination

We reserve the right to discontinue offering the Service or to modify the Service at any time in our sole discretion. Notwithstanding anything contained in these Terms to the contrary, we may also, in our sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to the Service at any time. In no event will we be liable for the removal of or disabling of access to the Service or any part thereof.

  1. Contact

The Service is operated and provided by Vincit Oy. If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at  privacy@vincit.com or by mailing us at Vincit Oy, Visiokatu 1, 33720 Tampere, Finland.