Terms of use

Use and conditions of use ("Terms") for the Internet site "itis.de" and all underlying sites (for example, but not exclusively www.itis.de, shop.itis.de), hereinafter "Site" by a natural or legal person, hereinafter referred to as "users".

Date: February 6th, 2010


This site, consisting of, but not limited to text, content, images, video, audio and graphic representation, code, computational implementation, database uses, methods for programming and use of Internet technologies, is copyrighted as a whole and in parts. If this Site contains a reference (hyperlink) to a third site, so the ITIS AG expressly dissociates itself from any contents that are visible on this link or can be transferred. The ITIS AG excludes any liability for the use of these hyperlinks explicitly.

By continuing to access or use this site, or any service on this site, you signify your acceptance of the TERMS. From time to time, ITIS AG may modify the TERMS. Accordingly, please continue to review the TERMS whenever Accessing or using this site. Your use of this site, or any service on the site, after the posting of modifications to the TERMS will constitute your acceptance of the TERMS, as modified. If, at any time, you do not wish to accept the TERMS, you may not use the site. Any terms or conditions Proposed by you did are in addition to or Which conflict with the TERMS are Expressly rejected by ITIS AG and shall be of no force or effect. 

1. User Assent to Terms and Conditions of Service

You represent that you have read and agree to be bound by the TERMS for the ITIS AG sites. You further agree: 

(a)  To comply with German law regarding the transmission of any data obtained from the Service (as defined herein) in accordance with the TERMS 

(b) Not to use the Service for illegal purposes; and 

(c) not to interfere or disrupt networks connected to the Service. 

2. Intellectual Property

This Web site, including but not limited to text, content, photographs, video, audio and graphics (the "Service"), is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, international treaties and/or other proprietary rights and laws of Germany and other countries. 

The Service is also protected as a collective work or compilation under German copyright and other laws and treaties. 
All individual articles, columns and other elements making up the Service are also copyrighted works. You agree to abide by all applicable copyright and other laws, as well as any additional copyright notices or restrictions contained in the Service. 

3.  Restrictions on Use

You may not use the Service for any illegal purpose or in any manner inconsistent with the TERMS. You agree to use the Service solely for the use and benefit of your own organization, and not for resale or other transfer to, or use by or for the benefit of, any other person or entity. 

You agree not to use, transfer, distribute or dispose of any information contained in the Service in any manner that could compete with the business of ITIS AG 

You acknowledge that the Service has been developed, compiled, prepared, revised, selected and arranged by ITIS AG and others (including certain other information sources) through the application of methods and standards of judgment developed and applied through the expenditure of substantial time, effort and money and constitutes valuable intellectual property and trade secrets of ITIS AG and such others. 

You agree to protect the proprietary rights of ITIS AG and all others having rights in the Service during and after the term of this agreement and to comply with all reasonable written requests made by ITIS AG or its suppliers of content, equipment or otherwise ("Suppliers") to protect their and others´ contractual, statutory and common law rights in the Service. You agree to notify ITIS AG in writing promptly upon becoming aware of any unauthorized access or use of the Service by any party or of any claim that the Service infringes upon any copyright, trademark or other contractual, statutory or common law rights. 

4. Further Restrictions on Use

You may not copy, reproduce, recompile, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, distribute, publish, display, perform, modify, upload to, create derivative works from, transmit or in any way exploit any part of the service, except that you may download material from the service and/or make print copies for use within your organization, provided that all copies retain all copyright and other proprietary notices. 

The analysis and presentation included in the service may not be recirculated, redistributed or published by you without ITIS AG´s prior written consent. Modification of the service´s content would be a violation of ITIS AG´s copyright and other proprietary rights. Additionally, you may not offer any part of the service for sale or distribute it over any other medium including but not limited to over-the-air television or radio broadcast, a computer network or hyperlink framing on the internet without the prior written consent of ITIS AG.

You will not use the service, the information contained therein or any of ITIS AG´s names or marks in unsolicited mailings or spam material and will not spam or send unsolicited mailings to any person or entity using the service. 

Furthermore, you may not use any of ITIS AG´s names or marks in any manner that creates the impression such names or marks belong to or are associated with you or imply any endorsement by ITIS AG, and you acknowledge that you have no ownership rights in and to any of these names or marks. 

You will not use the service, the information contained therein or any of ITIS AG´s names or marks in unsolicited mailings or spam material and will not spam or send unsolicited mailings to any person or entity using the service.

5. License

You acquire no rights or licenses in or to the Service and materials contained therein other than the limited right to utilize the Service in accordance with the TERMS. 

6.  Linking And Framing

In case of using a link from the site of the user to this site, the user confirms the acknowledgment of and agreement to the terms. In this case, the IT IS AG grants the user a non-exclusive, non-transferable, royalty-free license for the right granted to use the name "IT IS AG" as a text link with underscore on the site of the user. This license includes no further rights.

You may include a link(s) on your Web site only to the ITIS AG home page, currently located at http://www.itis.de 

Furthermore, the connection is only allowed when the user previously a notification in written form (for example, write to kontakt@itis.de containing at least the following information: 
your name 
the name of the technical contact responsible for the link (s); 
the name of your company 
he email address and telephone number for you or the technical contact responsible for the link (s) 
the Web site address (es) where the link (s) to the Home Page will appear 

Without specific, written consent by ITIS AG, you specifically may not link to to internal or subsidiary page of this Web site did is located one or Several levels down from the home page ("deep link"), or bring up or present content of this website within another website ("frame"). 

7. Rights Reserved

All present and future rights in and to trade secrets, patents, copyrights, trade names, trademarks, service marks, databases, know-how and other proprietary rights of any type under the laws of any governmental authority, German or foreign, including rights in and to all applications and registrations relating to the Service (the "IP Rights") shall, as between you and ITIS AG, at all times be and remain the sole and exclusive property of ITIS AG. 

All present and future rights in and title to the Service (including the right to exploit the Service and any portions of the Service over any present or future technology) are reserved to ITIS AG.

8. Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

You agree that your use of the Service is at your sole risk and acknowledge that the Service and anything contained therein, including, but not limited to, content, services, goods or advertisements (the "Items") are provided "AS IS" and that ITIS AG makes no warranty of any kind, express or implied, as to the Items, including, but not limited to, merchantability, noninfringement, title or fitness for a particular purpose or use. 

ITIS AG does not warrant that the Service is compatible with your equipment or is free of errors or viruses, worms or "Trojan horses" and is not liable for any damage you may suffer as a result of such destructive features. 

You agree that ITIS AG, its Suppliers and its third-party agents shall have no responsibility or liability for: 
Any injury or damages, whether caused by the negligence of ITIS AG, its employees, subcontractors, agents, Suppliers or otherwise arising in connection with the Service; or any fault, inaccuracy, omission, delay or any other failure in the Service caused by your computer equipment or arising from your use of the Service on such equipment. 
The content of other Web sites, services, goods or advertisements that may be linked to the Service is not maintained or controlled by ITIS AG.  ITIS AG is therefore not responsible for the availability, content or accuracy of other Web sites, services or goods that may be linked to, or advertised on, the Service. ITIS AG does not: 
make any warranty, express or implied, with respect to the use of the links provided on, or to, the Service; 
guarantee the accuracy, completeness, usefulness or adequacy of any other Web sites, services, goods or advertisements that may be linked to the Service; or (c) make any endorsement, express or implied, of any other Web sites, services, goods or advertisements that may be linked to the Service. ITIS AG is also not responsible for the reliability or continued availability of the telephone lines and equipment you use to access the Service. 
You understand that ITIS AG and/or third-party contributors to the Service may choose at any time to inhibit or prohibit their content from being accessed under the TERMS.