Franke operates this website (“Site”) for training, information, communication and entertainment purposes. Franke invites you to browse this Site as you wish. Please be aware that downloading content provided on this Site is only permitted for non-commercial purposes and personal use. Furthermore, your use of this content is subject to the condition that you do not remove any copyright notices or other permission notices provided on such content. Without the prior written consent of Franke, it is strictly forbidden to distribute, modify, transmit, reuse or pass on the content of the Site, including texts, images, audio and video files, or to use such content for public or commercial purposes.
Access to and use of the Site is subject to the following general terms and conditions (“General Terms and Conditions”) as well as all applicable laws. By visiting and browsing the Site, you consent, wholly and unreservedly, to the General Terms and Conditions.
1. Unless otherwise stated/specified, the content of the Site is copyright and/or trademark protected, without exception. Without the prior express written consent of Franke, this content may only be used for the purposes stated/specified in these General Terms and Conditions. In this regard, Franke provides no guarantee that your accessing the content of the Site will not infringe on the rights of third parties not belonging to the Franke Group or affiliated with Franke.
2. Franke endeavors to provide accurate and current information on the Site. However, the company provides no guarantee as to the accuracy of the information provided on the Site, nor shall Franke assume liability for errors or omissions in the content of the Site.
3. Visiting this Site is at your own risk at all times. Neither Franke nor any other party involved in designing, producing or delivering the Site shall be liable in any way for direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damages, or shall pay penalties, including compensation, for damages resulting from your visiting or using the Site. THE PROVISIONS ABOVE NOTWITHSTANDING, THIS SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING A MARKETING GUARANTEE, SUITABILITY FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THE RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES, ETC. Furthermore, Franke declines any liability for any damages to your computer infrastructure or other items in your possession due to you visiting, using or browsing the Site or due to you downloading any content existing on the Site, in particular data, texts, images, audio files and video files.
4. Any communication or content (in particular data, questions, notes, comments, suggestions, etc.) that you submit to the Site electronically or by other means shall be treated as non-confidential and free from copyright. Any content you transmit or post may be used by Franke or its affiliated companies for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcasting and posting. Furthermore, Franke is entitled to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in any communication and statements submitted by you to the Site for any purpose whatsoever, including the development, manufacturing and marketing of products.
5. Any trademarks, service marks and logos (collectively “Trademarks”) displayed on the Site are registered and/or non-registered Trademarks of Franke and/or companies affiliated with Franke. None of the content on the Site may be construed as the granting of a license or right to use any of the content displayed on the Site whatsoever, without the prior express written consent of Franke. Any use of the Trademarks or any other content of the Site, except as provided in these General Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited. Please be advised that Franke will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, in the event of any infringement of such by you or a third party, and reserves all rights in this respect.
6. Furthermore, please be aware that Franke has not reviewed all the websites linked to the Site and accepts no liability for the content of any external websites or other linked websites. Visiting any external websites via links is at your own risk.
7. Franke is entitled to revise and update these General Terms and Conditions at any time. Please note that all of these revisions shall be binding for you as well. Therefore, you are advised to visit the Site regularly, to review the current General Terms and Conditions binding for you.