Terms & conditions for use / Disclaimer
The www.smuldersgroup.com website is managed by Smulders Group Holdco B.V. (Smulders Group) for the benefit of the companies affiliated to it. The following terms and conditions, as well as Dutch Law, apply to the use of this website in the broadest sense of the word. Referring to this website is not allowed without prior written consent by Smulders Group.
The following provisions are conditions from a legal agreement between you and Smulders Group. By accessing, browsing and/or using this website, you declare to have read, understood, approved and to be bound to these provisions and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree with these conditions you should not use this website.
Smulders Group may change these conditions at any time by updating the text on this page. By using this website, you agree to be bound to such changes. You should therefore visit this website regularly in order to establish to which conditions you are bound. This website may contain property statements and copyright information, the terms and conditions of which must be followed and complied with.
The information on this website is intended for general informational purposes only. Smulders Group takes due care in managing this website. Nonetheless, they will not vouch for its accuracy, completeness and topicality of the information offered and it may contain technical and/or typing errors. Using such information is at the receiver’s risk. The information displayed on the website may be changed or updated without notice. Additionally, Smulders Group may improve and/or change the products and/or programmes and/or the projects described in this information.
Smulders Group does not wish to receive confidential information from you through our website, nor any information owned by you. Please take into account that all information and all materials sent to Smulders Group are deemed NOT to be confidential. Messages sent by you electronically – in whatever form – may be used (improperly), changed, viewed or deleted by third parties. Smulders Group would like to advise you not to send any secret or otherwise sensitive information to Smulders Group electronically. Electronic mailing therefore is fully at your own risk. By sending any information or any material to Smulders Group, you grant Smulders Group the unlimited and irrevocable right to use, reproduce, display, send and distribute that information or material and you also agree that Smulders Group is free to use any idea, any concept, all knowledge and all techniques sent by you to us for whatever purpose. Smulders Group will not disclose your name or otherwise publish that you have sent materials or other information to Smulders Group, unless (a) Smulders Group receives your permission to use your name; or (b) Smulders Group first notifies you of the fact that the materials or other information sent by you to a certain section of this site will be used in combination with your name; or (c) Smulders Group is compelled to do so by law.
Actively provided information
In order to be granted access to certain sections of this website or to be enabled to use certain services on this website, you may be asked for your personal or business details, such as name and address. Such details will always be treated confidentially by Smulders Group and will only be processed for the benefit of the relationship with Smulders Group. Additionally, Smulders Group will not provide these details to any third party, unless it is necessary for the delivery of the services and/or products ordered by you.
In such cases however, these third parties will not be entitled to use these details for any other purpose than related to the delivery of the services and/or products ordered by you.
Passively provided information
If you use the Internet, you enable website administrators, possibly even without being aware of it, to collect certain data about you, such as the ‘IP address’ of the computer by which you are connected to the Internet, the operating system and its Internet browser, and the last website you visited. With this information, the quality and accessibility of websites (including Smulders Group’s own website) may be improved. Insofar as Smulders Group uses such information, it will be processed anonymously and aggregately.
Cookies are small text files that are placed automatically by a visited website on a visitor’s computer. The visitor’s preferences may be registered in these cookies, for example, enabling the website to adapt to these preferences automatically at a next visit. (Temporary) cookies may also be used to improve the way a website functions. Insofar as Smulders Group uses such cookies, they are intended to make this website operate more efficiently, not to collect data regarding individual internet use.
The information published by Smulders Group on the World Wide Web may contain references or cross-references to Smulders Group products, programmes, projects or services not announced or available in your country. Such references do not imply that Smulders Group intends to announce such products, programmes or services in your country.
Smulders Group’s obligations regarding its products and services are exclusively controlled by the agreements subject to which they are supplied. If you obtain a product or service from Smulders Group from this website, which will be delivered without or outside the scope of an agreement, then that product or service will be supplied “AS IS” without any warranty, neither explicit nor implied, and the use of that product or service is fully at your own risk.
Smulders Group reserves and/or claims all rights such as copyrights, patents and brand rights regarding the information on this website (including texts, designs, graphic material and logos). Except for downloading and printing the information for non-commercial, informatory and personal purposes, it is not allowed to use, reproduce, edit or in any way distribute or publish the contents or design of this website without explicit written consent of Smulders Group.
Apart from references to websites of companies affiliated to Smulders Group, Smulders Group’s website also contains references to information, products and services of third parties. This does not imply that by referring to information, products and services of third parties, Smulders Group vouches for the contents of those sites, nor that those sites are related to Smulders Group. When the information, products and services provided by third parties are used, this is fully at the user’s own risk.
IN NO CASE IS SMULDERS GROUP (OR ITS EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS OR REPRESENTATIVES) LIABLE TOWARDS ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR (OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL) DAMAGE RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR OF ANY OTHER WEBSITE REFFERED TO BY A HYPERLINK, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF PROFITS, INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF PROGRAMMES OR ANY OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION-PROCESSING SYSTEMS OR OTHERWISE, NOT EVEN IF SMULDERS GROUP HAS BEEN NOTIFIED OF SUCH DAMAGE EXPLICITLY. WHEN THE OCCASION ARISES, TO THIS RESPECT, SMULDERS GROUP SHOULD BE READ AS THE COMPANIES AFFILIATED TO IT.
ALL INFORMATION IS PROVIDED BY SMULDERS GROUP “AS IS” ONLY. SMULDERS GROUP WILL NOT VOUCH FOR IT AND WILL NOT GIVE ANY WARRANTIES, NEITHER EXPLICITLY NOR IMPLIED, INCLUDING IMPLIED GUARANTEES OF SUITABILITY FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
You are responsible for taking appropriate precautions in order to ensure that anything you will select to be used by you is free of issues such as viruses, worms, Trojan horses and/or other things of a destructive nature.
Helmond, the Netherlands, 31 January 2011.