Terms of use

Botfree web pages are powered by eco – the Association of the German Industry (hereinafter known as eco), Lichtstrasse 43h in 50825 Cologne. The following terms and conditions of use apply for using the Botfree web pages.

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I. General

Botfree web pages may be used solely on the basis of the following terms and conditions. Using Bot-free web pages indicates acceptance of the validity of the aforementioned terms and conditions of use. Use of Botfree web pages is at your own risk.

II. Accessing Botfree-Web pages

Due to the nature of the Internet and computer systems, eco accepts no warranty for the continuous availability of Botfree web pages. In addition, eco reserves the right to cease operating either partly or completely or providing Botfree web pages at any time without prior notice.

III. Usage of contents and information provided

All information provided by eco on the Botfree web pages has been researched and compiled with great care and in all conscience, and adopted unchanged insofar as it originates from third parties. Particular importance has been attached to providing appropriate and current information. Errors can nevertheless occur. Each user is themselves responsible for checking the correctness, completeness and up-to-dateness of the information provided. eco accepts no liability for the up-to-dateness, correctness and completeness of information. We further wish to point out that the information on Botfree web pages is of a general nature and not tailored to specific needs in individual situations.
The liability of eco in cases of the incompleteness, lack of topicality or defectiveness of information as well as liability for possible consequences arising from possible misinterpretation of the information provided by the user is limited to cases of gross negligence and premeditation on the part of eco.
When using Botfree web pages, the user shall in addition ensure that through use and associated actions they under no circumstances:

eco accepts no liability for losses incurred by the user as a result of misuse of the information provided.

IV. Copyrights, Brands and Logos

The content and structure of Botfree web pages and in particular the logos used are protected by copyright. All rights reserved. Unless otherwise indicated, all information published on Botfree web pages (text, picture, graphics, video or animation files) are made freely available to users free of charge. Each user may use and document the information provided for their own purposes (download). Any other use or exploitation of the information, in particular the duplication, modification or integration into publications or web presences of any kind is permitted only with the prior permission of eco or the respective owner of the information.
eco wishes to point out that further trade mark rights (in particular brand rights and rights to bear a name) remain in eco’s possession without exception.

V. Hyperlinks and References to other Websites

Botfree web pages may contain links and/or other references to third party websites
If you use particular links on Botfree web pages you may leave Botfree web pages. eco undertakes no guarantee for the correctness, precision, reliability or completeness of information on websites referenced by links and expressly disclaims any liability for errors or omissions contained or not contained therein, since eco has no influence on the referenced content and information and does not check the same regularly. A hyperlink to another website is to be understood merely as an aid and does not imply that eco approves of the website or the products or services described therein or considers them to be correct.

VI. Placing Links on the Botfree web pages

Links on Botfree web pages, including deeplinks, may only be placed if it infringes no rights of eco or other companies controlled by eco, in particular copyright or service protection and commercial designation rights.

VII. Important Notice on Computer Viruses, Trojans and other Threats

Although eco is constantly at pains to keep Botfree web pages free of hazards, eco can undertake no guarantee or warranty that Botfree web pages are in fact free of threats. For their own safety and also to prevent the introduction of viruses and other threats to Botfree web pages, the user shall ensure adequate safety measures are in place, in particular the use of appropriate virus scanners, before downloading information, software and documentation.

VIII. Data Protection

eco complies with the applicable data protection regulations during the acquisition, use and processing of Botfree web page users’ personal data as well as the eco data protection regulations which can be accessed via hyperlinks on the Botfree web pages and/or at Data Privacy Policy.

IX. Final Provisions

eco reserves the right to modify or update these conditions of use and other information contained in Botfree web pages at any time without prior notice. This also applies to improvements or modifications to the products, services or initiatives described on this website.
Supplementary agreements must be put in writing. The place of jurisdiction is Cologne if the user is a merchant in terms of the German Commercial Code. German law applies with the exclusion of UN purchasing law.

eco - Association of the Internet Industry e.V.
Lichtstraße 43h
50825 Cologne, Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 221 / 70 00 48 - 0
Fax: +49 (0) 221 / 70 00 48 - 111
E-Mail: info@eco.de
Web: http://www.eco.de

Cologne, to date: October 2016