1. Personal Data
1.1 We collect various information for processing personal data in connection with the use of our website. The processing is always carried out in compliance with our guidelines on data protection.
2. Registered Users
2.1 For unrestricted use of our website, you must create a profile with us and register as a user.
2.2 Only one profile per person is allowed on our website. This is personal and cannot be transferred to other persons.
2.6 Furthermore, we reserve the right to remove your profile and the User Generated Content (see point 3) created by you from our website at any time and without prior notice or any explanation. In this case our disclaimer of liability applies without limitation.
2.7 If you are not a registered user of our website, you are not permitted to access or attempt to access parts of our website for which registration is required.
3. User generated Content from registered Users
3.1 All content such as comments, ratings, articles, notices, information or other materials and communications that a registered user creates on our website is referred to as User Generated Content or UGC for short. By creating any UGC on our website, the respective registered user grants trusted GmbH a non-exclusive right of use to the greatest extent permitted by law. The non-exclusive right is granted for free use, is unlimited in time, space and content, comprehensive, irrevocable, transferable and sublicensable. Also included are all intellectual property rights. A registered user has no claim to fees in connection with UGC, license payments or other compensation.
3.2 A registered user is liable for any UGC he publishes on our website.
3.3 Registered users guarantee the following when publishing any UGC on our website:
- It always refers to a company from which a product or service was actually purchased or used and that it can prove this
- All statements are true and based on facts
- All opinions expressed are sincere
3.4 A registered user must be able to prove that his published UGC on our website is based on an actual purchase experience with a real customer relationship with the company to which his UGC refers. Furthermore, we may at any time request information about the UGC that proves its content. This may include, for example, an invoice, proof of purchase or receipt or delivery note.
3.5 Registered users are not allowed to publish UGC about companies with which private or professional relationships exist.
3.6 Registered users are not allowed to publish the following content on our website through their UGC, the:
- violate the rights of others, including all intellectual property rights
- are offensive or in any way violate applicable local, national or international laws or regulations serve or promote an illegal purpose
- is unlawful, misleading, deceptive, abusive, fraudulent, tortious, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, libellous, profane, harassing, abusive or threatening in any way
- are of an ethnic, political or sexist nature
- can cause technical damage, such as computer viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, harmful data and components of any kind or other malicious software
- contain any form of advertising
4. Content protected by Copyright and non-exclusive Rights
4.1 In addition to the intellectual property of the trusted.de website, all content and media such as texts, images, videos, logos, references, calculations and software are the property of trusted GmbH or a third party owner and are protected by German or international laws. This includes, for example, the German copyright law and the German trademark law. If you provide us with feedback such as ratings, comments, ideas or suggestions regarding our website, you also grant us permission to use them without restriction.
4.2 Unauthorized copying, representation, distribution or other use of our website or a part of it for any other purpose is a violation of applicable German and international law. Any unauthorised action can therefore be prosecuted under civil and criminal law.
4.3 By submitting UGC, you transfer to us the right of free use to the maximum extent permitted by law. This you grant us in the sense of §31 UrhG, unlimited in time, space and content, comprehensive, irrevocable, transferable and sublicensable.
4.4 Downloading and other digital reproduction of our website or parts thereof is only permitted for personal and non-commercial use. Anything else must be explicitly agreed with us and must be recorded in writing or must result from applicable, mandatory law.
4.5 All company names, trademarks and other business designations on our website are the property of trusted GmbH or a third party owner and may only be used after prior agreement and written consent from us or the respective third party.
5. Exemption and Exclusion of liability
5.1 Our entire website with any content and all services offered on it are offered by us without any guarantee of accuracy. Furthermore, we make no warranty as to the content or accuracy of the UGC and our website. Furthermore, we do not assume any liability for a deletion or blocking of the UGC by us or third parties. We may delete any content on our website at any time at our sole discretion and free of any liability. In addition, we expressly exclude any right, warranties and other terms otherwise granted by law, common law or equity.
5.3 We are free from any liability for the content in UGC on our website. Furthermore, our disclaimer applies to any UGC on our website, including that which is being processed by us. We do not accept any liability for links in the UGC that refer to third party websites. Nor do we accept any liability for the content of any linked website.
5.4 Comments, ratings, recommendations etc. relating to specific products, companies, services etc. on our website are for guidance only. In no case we are liable for the content on our website. The use of our website and all content such as overview pages, test reports, data sheets and cost overviews is the sole responsibility of the user in all respects. We assume no liability for the availability of our website.
5.5 We exclude any liability for damages resulting from the use of our website. This includes for example:
- Decrease of the company value
- loss of orders
- Missed profits
- Loss of sales
- Loss of earnings
- loss of business opportunities
- data loss or corruption
- Missed savings or revenue
- Any loss or damage incurred in connection with liabilities to third parties
- Indirect losses or consequential damages of any kind
- Security breaches caused by the failure of the Internet
7. Term and Termination
8. Applicable law and jurisdiction