Terms Of Use

  1. Field of application

    For the use of the website of Grifo Development (hereinafter referred to as "provider"), the following conditions apply to every user.

    The usage of the website and all it´s subdomains is only permitted if you as a user accept these terms of use.
  2. Registration, conclusion of contract and subject matter of the contract

    1. Prerequisite for the use of the website is the registration via the corresponding online form. After registering via the online form on the website, you will receive a confirmation email to verify your data, with which you can confirm your registration by a mouse click. With the activation of your account by the provider, the gratuitous website user agreement is concluded (conclusion of contract).
    2. The subject of the contract is the free use of the functions of the website as an online communication platform. For this purpose, you will be provided with an "account" as a user, with which you can post posts and topics in the forum and comment on other sides of the website.
    3. There is basically no legal entitlement to activation or participation on the website. The unrestricted house right of the operator applies here.
    4. Your website account may only be used by you. Likewise, as the owner of the account, you are responsible for the protection against its misuse. Your access data must therefore be protected from access by third parties. The use of trademarked words and internet addresses as username (nickname) is not allowed.
    5. The provider will endeavor to offer the service as interruption-free as possible. Even with all care, downtimes in which the web server is not accessible via the internet can not be ruled out completely, due to technical or other problems that are outside the control of the provider (third-party fault, force majeure, attacks on the infrastructure by hackers, etc.). The user acknowledges that a 100% availability of the website is not technically feasible.
    6. The provider reserves the right to change and extend the content and structure of the platform as well as the associated user interfaces, if this does not or only insignificantly impairs the fulfillment of the purpose of the contract concluded with the user. The provider will inform users accordingly about the changes.
    7. The purpose of the website is a "market of free opinions" addressed to the public. It should therefore a peaceful and respectful interaction be maintained among the users without offensive hostility.
  3. Duties as a forum user

    1. As a user, you agree that you will not post any material that violates these rules, morality or any other applicable German law. In particular, you are prohibited from, 

      • publish offensive or untrue content;
      • Send spam to other users via the system;
      • to use legally, in particular by copyright and trademark law, protected content without authorization;
      • to take anti-competitive acts;
      • Post your topic multiple times in the forum (prohibition of duplicate posts);
      • To publish third-party press articles in the forum or blog without the consent of the author;
      • Advertising in the forum without the written permission from GrifoDevelopment to operate. This also applies to so-called surreptitious advertising such as in particular linking your own homepage with or without text in the signature or within posts. Homepage URLs and address or contact data may only be published in the user profile of the forum.

    2. As a user, you agree to review your posts, topics and comments before publishing them to whether they contain information you do not want to post. Your posts, comments and topics can be captured in search engines and thus become accessible worldwide. A claim for deletion or correction of such search engine entries to the provider is excluded.
    3. In case of infringement, in particular against the aforementioned rules § 3 (1) and (2), the provider may impose the following sanctions on the user, irrespective of termination:

      • Deletion or modification of content that the user has discontinued

      • Giving a warning or

      • Blocking access to the forum.
    4. The provider is also entitled to block access to the online platform to a user if there is reasonable suspicion that you have violated these terms of use. You can avert these measures if you eliminate the suspicion by providing suitable evidence at your own expense.
    5. Should third parties or other users claim the provider for possible legal violations that a) result from the content you have created as a user and / or b) from the use of the provider's services by you as a user, you commit yourself to indemnify the provider from any claims, including claims for damages, and compensate the provider for the costs incurred as a result of the possible infringement. The provider is in particular released from the costs of the necessary legal defense. The provider is entitled to demand a reasonable advance from you as the user. As a user you are obliged to support the provider in good faith with information and documents in the legal defense against third parties. All further rights and claims for damages from the vendor are not affected. If you as a user are not responsible for the possible infringement, the aforementioned obligations do not persist.
  4. Transfer of rights of use

    1. The copyright for your topics and contributions, insofar as they are protected by copyright, remains to you as the user. However, you gain the provider with starting a topic, comment or post the right to keep the topic or post permanently on its web pages. In addition, the provider has the right to delete, edit, move or close your topics, comments and posts.
    2. The aforementioned rights of use also persist in the event of termination of the forum account.
  5. Limitation of liability

    1. The provider of the website assumes no responsibility for the content posted on the website, especially not for their correctness, completeness and timeliness.
    2. The provider is liable for intent and gross negligence as well as breach of a material contractual obligation. Significant contractual obligations are those whose fulfillment makes the proper execution of the contract possible in the first place and on the compliance of which the contractual partner may regularly rely. The provider is liable under limitation to compensation for foreseeable contract-typical damage at the time of conclusion of the contract for such damages, which are based on a slightly negligent violation of essential contractual obligations by him or one of his legal representatives or vicarious agents. In case of slightly negligent breaches of secondary duties, which are not essential contractual obligations, the provider is not liable. Liability for damages that fall within the scope of a warranty or assurance provided by the provider, as well as liability for claims based on the Product Liability Act and damages resulting from injury to life, limb or health remains unaffected.
  6. Validity / Termination of the contract

    1. This agreement is concluded for an indefinite period.
    2. Both parties may terminate this Agreement without further notice.
    3. The provider is entitled - after termination of this website user agreement - to block the access of the user. The provider is entitled but not obliged to delete the content created by you as a user in the event of termination. A claim by you as a user to transfer the created content is excluded.
  7. Privacy Policy and other rules

    By accepting these terms of use you asure that you read our privacy policy and will stick to our forum rules and other rules mentioned in our Rules Collection!

(Last update: Apr 13th 2018, 10:57 am)