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Website Terms of use

These terms of use apply exclusively to your access to and use of this website (which is powered by PLASTICSEUROPE aisbl, hereinafter “PLASTICSEUROPE”), and the services and information obtained through this site.

This Web Site ("Site") is provided by PLASTICSEUROPE. Please note that if you visit this site, you will be subject to these Terms of Use (“Terms”). Visiting the Site automatically means that the visitor (herein also referred to as “you” and “Your”) agrees to and is bound these Terms. These terms may be changed from time to time at PLASTICSEUROPE‘s discretion. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new terms. If you do not agree to abide by these or any future terms, you should not use the site or download materials from it.

PLASTICSEUROPE may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site, including the availability of any features, at any time. PLASTICSEUROPE may remove, modify or otherwise change any content, including that of third parties, on or from this Site. PLASTICSEUROPE may impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Site without notice or liability. PLASTICSEUROPE may terminate your use of the Site at any time at its sole discretion.

1. Proprietary Rights.

Copyrights. All content on this Site, including, but not limited to, design, text, software, technical drawings, configurations, graphics, other files, and their selection and arrangement ("Content"), are either Copyright © PLASTICSEUROPE aisbl (“Copyright PLASTICSEUROPE”) All rights are reserved. The Content may not be modified, copied, distributed, framed, reproduced, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, transmitted, or sold in any form, or by any means, in whole or in part, without PLASTICSEUROPE’s prior written permission, except that you may download and print content for uses that are not derogatory to PLASTICSEUROPE, and provided that you keep all copyright or other proprietary notices intact. Please note that this limited consent may be revoked at any time and does not include consent to republish Content on any website, Intranet or Extranet site or to incorporate the information in any other database or compilation. Any other use of the Content is strictly prohibited. You further agree that you will not systematically extract, collect or harvest, through electronic means or otherwise, any data or data fields from this Site.

Trademarks. All trademarks on the Site are either trademarks or registered trademarks of PLASTICSEUROPE aisbl. and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of PLASTICSEUROPE. All page headers, custom graphics, button icons, and scripts are service marks, trademarks of PLASTICSEUROPE and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of PLASTICSEUROPE. Other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names, and company names or logos displayed on the Site are the property of their respective owners.

Terms of Use. Any software, including any files, images generated by the software, code, and data accompanying the software (collectively, "Software"), used or accessible through this Site may be used by you solely for accessing and using this Site for purposes expressly stated on the Site. PLASTICSEUROPE retains full and complete title or license rights, as the case may be, to all intellectual property rights in the PLASTICSEUROPE Software, products and processes. You agree not to infringe upon, copy, distribute, sell or modify such rights or decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or create derivative works from any of PLASTICSEUROPE’s such Software, products or processes used or accessible through this Site.

2. User Conduct - General.

In using this Site, you agree:

  1. not to disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise abuse, the Site, or any services, system resources, accounts, servers or networks connected to or accessible through the Site or affiliated or linked web sites;
  2. not to disrupt or interfere with any other user's enjoyment of the Site or affiliated or linked web sites;
  3. not to use or attempt to use another's account, service or system without authorization from PLASTICSEUROPE, or create or use a false identity on this Site;
  4. not to transmit through or on this Site spam, chain letters, junk mail or any other type of unsolicited mass e-mail to people or entities who have not agreed to be part of such mailings;
  5. not to divulge your username and password to others either on or off the Site and to keep such username and password protected from unauthorized use;
  6. not to attempt to obtain unauthorized access to the Site or portions of the Site which are (meant to be) restricted from general access.

3. Privacy Policy.

3.1 Anonymous Browsing

In general, you can visit the Site without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself, including your e-mail address. In this case, our web servers may collect the name of the domain you used to access the Internet and the wesite you came from. This information is aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent, page views, and other statistics about visitors to this Site. We may also use this data to monitor the Site performance and to make the Site easier and more convenient to use.

3.2 Personal Information Collection

When you visit our Site, we may collect certain technical and routing information about your computer to facilitate your use of the Site. For example, we may log environmental variables, such as browser type, operating system and CPU speed, and the Internet Protocol address of your originating Internet Service Provider, to try to bring you the best possible service. We also may record search requests and results to try to ensure the accuracy and efficiency of our search engine. We use your IP address to track your use of the Site. This "click Stream" data may be matched with the registration data you provide. We collect personal data only when you provide it to us, through registration or in similar situations in which you have chosen to provide the information to us. Your personal data will not be passed on by us or by our agents for use by third parties in any form whatsoever, unless we have obtained your consent or are legally required to do so. The data we collect will only be used for the purpose of supplying you with the requested products or services or for other purposes for which you have given your consent, except where otherwise provided by law. We only retain personal data for as long as is necessary for us to render a service you have requested or to which you have given your consent, except where otherwise provided by law (e.g. in connection with pending litigation). If you provide us with personal data about other individuals, please ensure that they have given you consent to do so and that they are aware of our Privacy Policy.

3.3 Cookies

This Site may use two types of cookies, which shall only be stored on your computer when you have provided us with your consent by clicking on the appropriate button(s) during your visit of our Site. "Cookies" are small data files, typically made up of a string of text and numbers, which assign you a unique identifier. A "client cookie" is sent to your browser so that our systems remember your requests and keep track of the pages you view on our Site and which services you use. A "server cookie" is maintained on our system to recognize you when you return to the Site. This information allows us to better manage the Site and provide a more tailored and user-friendly service to you. You may set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie or to prevent cookies from being sent; if so, you may limit the functionality we can provide you when you visit our Site.

4. Content, Product and Service Information - Limitations.

All content available through the Site, including but not limited to data, technical drawings, configurations, quote and order information, and product or service listings is believed to be accurate. PLASTICSEUROPE does however not warrant and accepts no responsibility for the accuracy and/or completeness of the Information (including information on the PLASTICSEUROPE services) or that the Information available through this Site is suitable for the purpose for which it is consulted by you or otherwise. You should independently evaluate the accuracy of the information and the usefulness for your particular needs of any content, product or service available through the site and have a professional adviser inform you about the suitability and application of PLASTICSEUROPE information, services and products for the intended purpose.

Products and services are subject to change without notice. PLASTICSEUROPE does not guarantee that products or services listed online will be available at the time of your order. All information on the Site is subject to the disclaimers of Section 6 below.

5. Links and Third Party Content.

Links to Other Web Sites. This Site may from time to time contain links to other Web sites. These links are provided as a convenience and do not constitute an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by PLASTICSEUROPE of -- or responsibility for -- the linked Web sites, any content, services or products available on or through such sites, or the companies associated with such sites.

Links from Other Web Sites. All links to this Site must be approved in writing by PLASTICSEUROPE, except that

PLASTICSEUROPE consents to links in which:

  1. the link is a text-only link containing only the title of the home page of this Site;
  2. the link "points" only to the home page of the Site and not to deeper pages;
  3. the link, when activated by a user, displays the home page of the Site full-screen and not within a "frame" on the linked Web site; and
  4. the appearance, position, and other aspects of the link does not (i) create the false appearance that an entity or its activities or products are associated with or sponsored by PLASTICSEUROPE (ii) be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with the name and trademarks of PLASTICSEUROPE.

PLASTICSEUROPE reserves the right to revoke this consent to link at any time at its sole discretion. Third Party Content. This Site may contain material, data or information provided, posted or offered by third parties through framing and other technology, including but not limited to general content, advertisements, service data and tools, sponsorships or postings in online community discussions. You agree that PLASTICSEUROPE shall not have any liability whatsoever to you for any such third party material, data or information. Your use of Third Party Content may also be subject to the terms of the applicable content provider's terms of use and privacy policy. PLASTICSEUROPE does not verify, endorse, or vouch for the content provided by third parties on our web site. PLASTICSEUROPE is not responsible for the delivery or quality of any goods or services sold, advertised or made available by third parties on our or any other web site. If you believe any of the content provided by third parties violates any of your proprietary rights, please notify us as soon as possible.

6. Disclaimers.

This site and the content available through it are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. You agree that use of this site and/or its content it at your sole risk.

To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, and except as expressly agreed to in writing, PLASTICSEUROPE, disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether expressed or implied, including but not limited to any warranty of merchantability, fit for a particular purpose or non-infringement.

You expressly agree that use of this site, including all content, data or software distributed, downloaded or accessed from or through the site, is at your sole risk. You understand and agree that you will be solely responsible for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or any other damage to your business, your computer system or loss of data that results from the use thereof and the download of such content, data and/or software.

You acknowledge that PLASTICSEUROPE does not control information, products or service offered by third parties through the site. Except as otherwise agreed in writing, PLASTICSEUROPE assumes no responsibility for, and makes no warranty or representation as to the accuracy, currency, completeness, reliability or usefulness of any advice, opinion, statement or other content or of any products or services distributed or made available by third parties, including but not limited to, framed content and that related to sponsors through the site.

PLASTICSEUROPE does not make any warranty that this site or its content will meet your requirements, or that this site or its content will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free, or that defects, if any, will be corrected. Nor does PLASTICSEUROPE make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from use of this site or its content or to the accuracy, completeness or reliability of any information obtained through use of this site.

PLASTICSEUROPE assumes no responsibility for any damages (whether direct, indirect, special, incidental and consequential or otherwise) suffered by a user, including, but not limited to, loss of data from delays, non-deliveries of content or e-mail, errors, system down time, mis-deliveries of content or e-mail, network or system outages, file corruption, or service interruptions caused by the negligence of PLASTICSEUROPE, its licensors, or a user's own errors and/or omissions except as specifically agreed to in writing and as reflected in our privacy policy, PLASTICSEUROPE disclaims any warranty or representation that confidentiality of information transmitted through the site will be maintained.

No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from PLASTICSEUROPE or through the site shall create any warranty not expressly stated in writing.

Some states or countries do not allow the limitation or exclusion of certain warranties or conditions, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you.

7. Limitation of Liability.

Except as specifically agreed to in writing, under no circumstances, including, without limitation, negligence, shall PLASTICSEUROPE or its officers, directors, employees, agents, or suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or other damages arising from or in connection with the use of or the inability to use this site or any content or services contained on the site, or accessible through the site resulting from unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data, or other information that is sent or received or not sent or received, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, use, data or other intangibles, even if PLASTICSEUROPE has been advised of the possibility of such damages. The parties acknowledge that this is a reasonable allocation of risk.

8. General.

Applicable law. These terms and the use of this site by you, shall in all respects be exclusively governed by the laws of Belgium. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the district court of Brussels, Belgium.