1. Definition of Terms and Conditions of Use.
The use of this website and the contents and services offered are available for use only under the following Terms and Conditions. Upon accessing the website or any of the website subpages, the User agrees to the validity of the Terms and Conditions of use in its current version. Should the User disagree with an individual term or all Terms and Conditions, the use of website is to be discontinued.
Konica Minolta reserves the right to change or update these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice.
2. Services offered
Konica Minolta offers the contents and information on this website for commercial purposes. Konica Minolta reserves the right to cease or restrict the operation of this website and accepts no liability for permanent, uninterrupted or unaltered availability of the website or any of its contents. This website is the European website of Konica Minolta. Information on this website may contain references or cross-references to Konica Minolta products, programs or services not announced or available in certain countries. Such references are not meant to imply Konica Minolta´s intention to announce or make available such products, programs or services in any country. The User shall visit our national websites or consult the local Konica Minolta company for information regarding the announced and available products, programs and services in the respective country.
3. Scope of use
The contents and information of the website are for the User’s personal, non-commercial use and may not be downloaded, copied, modified, processed, publicly displayed or distributed for commercial use with the sole exception of those contents offered specifically for download and explicitly defined for this purpose. The User may print out parts of the website for personal use.
If in any case this website includes offers directly aimed at companies or public enterprises,such companies or enterprises are represented by the User and must safeguard that the User has appropriate knowledge and acts accordingly.
Konica Minolta explicitly declares the following:
- the contents of this website i.e. text, images, graphics, sounds and the layout are copyright or propriety of Konica Minolta or otherwise protected by the laws of property
- the product names, brands, logos and company names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.
The contents of this website as well as these Terms and Conditions may not be changed, copied, reproduced, sold, rented, used, supplemented or otherwise used in any other way for any other purpose than that intended by Konica Minolta, unless Konica Minolta has given prior written consent.
Except for the rights expressly granted within these Terms and Conditions no further express or implied rights or licenses under any patents, trademarks, copyrights or other proprietary or intellectual property rights are granted to the User.
4. Password Protection / Registration
Some of this website´s pages may be password protected so that only registered Users are granted access. Konica Minolta reserves the right to alter any freely accessible page into a password protected page without prior notice.
For registration purposes the User is required to give accurate information and keep it up-to-date without undue delay. Konica Minolta reserves the right to deny registration to any User at its sole discretion as well as the right to deny access to registered Users in any of the following cases, amongst others:
- the User having used false registration data;
- the User having violated these Terms and Conditions;
- the User having violated any applicable laws in the course of or in connection to the use of this website.
Konica Minolta will take no liability concerning the misuse of the User´s password by any third party. It is in the User´s sole responsibility to ensure the confidentiality of his password, including e.g. the change of his password from time to time, the inaccessibility to any third parties and the log-out after each session. If the User becomes aware of any misuse of his User data, the User must inform Konica Minolta immediately in writing and/or via e-mail respectively. Konica Minolta will in such a case deny any access to its password protected pages until being instructed otherwise by the User in writing.
The User may at any time request the termination of his registration in writing, provided that the proper performance of contractual relationships is not affected thereby.
5. Warranty, liability
The website reflects the status of information and technology available at the time of publication. Konica Minolta will not be held responsible for the topicality, accuracy or completeness of the contents, specifically when changes made to the Konica Minolta products or changes in the applications of these products may occasionally differ from the contents of the website. Konica Minolta will also not guarantee that the content of the website is appropriate for the purposes intended by the User.
Konica Minolta cannot guarantee that this website is virus-free, despite using its best endeavours. The User shall therefore take the necessary steps to ensure appropriate security measures (e.g. use of a virus scanner).
Subject to the following, Konica Minolta and its employees will not be liable for any damages or disadvantages, of whatever nature, the User may experience during the use or in relation to the use of the website and its subpages. In case of infringement of any of the fundamental obligations of this agreement, extent of liability is confined to typical, foreseeable contractual damages. This restriction is not valid in cases where Konica Minolta is fully liable under the governing laws, i.e. by intent or gross negligence, damage to life, health or personal injury from a breach of duty or liability according to the laws on product liability.
6. Links to other web pages
In some parts of the website, there are hyperlinks to other web pages with additional information that might be of interest to the User. When clicking on the link to these web pages, the User leaves the Konica Minolta webpage.
Konica Minolta has no influence on the current or future contents of websites, which are under the control of third parties. Konica Minolta can therefore take no responsibility for the contents of such third party web pages. The use of such web pages shall be at the sole risk of the User. Konica Minolta is not liable unless Konica Minolta was aware of the illegal contents before setting the link.
7. User obligations
The User of the website is obliged, with each use of the website or the services offered, to act in a lawful and ethical manner. The User is not entitled to use mechanisms, software or other routines, which could, in combination with the website cause damage or disruption to the site. This is also valid for any wilful measures, which as a result, might cause an unreasonable load or strain on the website’s technical infrastructure.
8. Data protection
9. Confidential Information
Konica Minolta does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from the User through this website. Therefore, all information or material sent to Konica Minolta shall be deemed not to be confidential. The User grants Konica Minolta an unrestricted and irrevocable license to use, copy, reproduce, transmit, distribute and create derivative works from concerned materials or information. The User also agrees that Konica Minolta may, subject to Article 8 of these Terms and Conditions, freely use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques submitted by the User through this website for any purpose at Konica Minolta´s sole discretion.
German law is applicable for the use of this website and the application of these Terms and Conditions. In cases where the customer is a merchant or a legal person under public law, or has no fixed court of jurisdiction, the court of jurisdiction shall be Hannover for all disputes relating to the use of the website or these Terms and Conditions.
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be found by any court or administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not affect the other provisions of these Terms and Conditions which shall remain in full force and effect.