Terms of use

Terms of use

Please read these terms of use carefully before using this site.

Any use of Websites provided by Sylvania and or its subsidiaries is subject to these Terms of Use. The Terms of Use may be amended, modified or replaced by other terms and conditions from time to time without further notice. Your continued use of the Site after any of these Terms of Use have been changed signifies acceptance of these Terms of Use in their current version. For this reason we encourage you to review these Terms of Use whenever you use this Web Site.

1. Services

The Sylvania website contains specific information and software, as well as- as the case may be- related documentation for viewing downloading.

We reserve the right to cease operation of this Site, in part or entirely

2. Registration, password

Some pages may be password protected. In this case and in the interests of safety and security of business transactions, only registered Users are permitted to access such pages. Sylvania reserves the right to deny registration to any User. Sylvania particularly reserves the right to demand User registration for pages which were previously freely accessible. Sylvania is entitled, at any time and without obligation to give reasons, to deny the User the right to access the password-protected area by blocking its User Data (as defined below), in particular if the User:

 

  • Provides incorrect data for the purpose of registration,
  • Violates these Terms of Use or neglects to exercise sufficient care in handling his or her User Data,
  • Violates any applicable laws in accessing or using the Sylvania website,
  • Did not use the Sylvania website for a longer period.

3. Using information, software and documentation this site made available

The use of any information, software and documentation made available on the website is subject to these Terms of Use. Separately agreed license terms take priority over these Terms of Use.

Sylvania grants the User a non-exclusive and non-transferable license to use the information, software and documentation made available to the User on the Sylvania websites to the extent agreed, or, in the event of no such agreement, to the extent of purpose intended by Sylvania in making the same available, provided none of the restrictions in section 4. apply.

Software shall be made available free of charge in object code. There shall be no obligation for source code to be made available. This shall not apply to source code of Open Source software, the license conditions of which take priority over these Terms of Use when the said software is passed on and which demand availability of the source code. In such case Sylvania shall make the source code available in return for the payment of incurred costs.

Information, software and documentation may not be distributed by the User to any third party at any time, nor may it be rented or made available in any other way. Unless such is allowed by mandatory law, the User shall not modify the software or documentation nor disassemble, reverse engineer or decompile the software or separate any part thereof. The User may make one backup copy of the software where necessary to secure further use in accordance with these Terms of Use.

The information, software and documentation are protected by copyright laws as well as international copyright treaties and other laws and conventions related to intellectual property. The User shall observe such laws and in particular shall not modify, conceal or remove any alphanumeric code, marks or copyright notices, neither from the information nor from the software or documentation or any copies thereof.

4. Copyright and IP

The materials provided on the Sylvania websites, including all content, information, photographs, illustrations, graphics, names and logos, are the property of Sylvania or its licensors and are protected by copyright and trademark laws and other intellectual property rights. Materials are for personal, non-commercial use only. Notwithstanding the particular provisions in the previous section of these Terms of Use, the contents of the Sylvania websites are described above may not be changed, copied, reproduced, sold, rented, used, supplemented or utilised in any other way without the prior written permission of Sylvania.

Nothing contained in the above shall be construed as granting by implication or otherwise any license or right to use any patent, trademark or any other intellectual property right of Sylvania. Nor does it grant any license or rights to use any copyrights or other rights related to the materials described above.

The word and device trademark Sylvania, other product trademarks, illustrations and logos identify Sylvania products and are the property of Sylvania.

Use of these names and trademarks requires express permission of Sylvania. The use of the name Sylvania as a reference is permitted, e.g. for a link to this web site. Sylvania must receive prior notification of such use.

5. Duties of the User

In accessing or using the Site you commit yourself not to:

(i) harm other persons, in particular minors, or infringe their personal rights;

(ii) violate any intellectual property right or any other proprietary right;

(iii) upload any contents containing a virus, so- called Trojan-Horse, or any other program that could damage data;

(iv) transmit, store or upload hyperlinks or contents to which the User is not entitled, in particular in cases where such hyperlinks or contents are in breach of confidentiality obligations or unlawful;

(v) distribute advertising or unsolicited e-mails (so-called "spam") or inaccurate warnings of viruses, defects or similar material; additionally, the User shall not solicit participation in any lottery, snowball system, chain letter, pyramid game or similar activity

(vi) breach public order in his or her manner of use;

Sylvania may deny access to the Site at any time where the Terms of Use are violated, in particular if the User is in breach of these duties (see above).

6. Duties and obligations of Sylvania (Viruses/ data privacy protection)

Although Sylvania makes every effort to keep the Sylvania Web Site free from viruses, Sylvania cannot make any guarantee that it is virus-free. The User shall, for his or her own protection, take the necessary steps to ensure appropriate security measures and shall utilize a virus scanner before downloading any information, software or documentation.

For collecting, using and processing personal data of Sylvania website Users, Sylvania complies with applicable laws on protection of data privacy and the Sylvania data privacy protection policy, available on the Internet under "Privacy Policy".

7. External Links

This Site may contain Links to Other websites or other Internet information sources. These links are provided as a convenience and do not constitute an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by Sylvania. Sylvania shall have no liability or responsibility for any content, services or products available on or through such Third Party Source. Sylvania does not control the information on such web pages. The use of such Websites shall be at the sole risk of the User.

8. Disclaimer

The site and the content available through it are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. you expressly agree that use of the site and/or its content is at your sole risk.

To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, sylvania, its affiliates, service providers and business partners disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement.

You expressly agree that use of the site, including all content, data or software distributed by, 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 damage to your business, your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such content, data and/or software.

You acknowledge that neither sylvania,the service providers nor affiliates control in any respect any information, products or services offered by business partners or third parties through the site. except as otherwise agreed in writing, sylvania, the service providers and affiliates assume no responsibility for and make 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 business partners or third parties through the site. sylvania, its affiliates, service providers and business partners do not make any warranty that the site or its content will meet your requirements, or that the site or its content will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, or that defects, if any, will be corrected. nor does sylvania, its affiliates, service providers or business partners make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from use of the site or its content or as to the accuracy, completeness or reliability of any information obtained through use of the site.

Sylvania, its affiliates, service providers and business partners, assume no responsibility for any damages suffered by a user, including, but not limited to, loss of data from delays, nondeliveries of content or email, errors, system down time, misdeliveries of content or email, network or system outages, file corruption, or service interruptions caused by the negligence of sylvania, its affiliates, service providers or business partners or their licensors, or a user's own errors and/or omissions.

Sylvania, its affiliates, service providers and business partners disclaim any warranty or representation that the confidentiality of information transmitted through the site will be maintained.

No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from sylvania, its affiliates, service providers or business partners or through the site shall create any warranty not expressly stated in writing. the site together with any documents issued by sylvania, its affiliates, service providers or business partners and available through the site may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the u.s. private securities litigation reform act of 1995. those statements may appear in a number of places in the site and can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "believe," "expect," "plans," " may," " will," "should," "anticipates," or similar statements or the negative thereof. such forward-looking statements include but are not limited to statements made as to future operating costs, capital expenditures, cash flow, improvements in infrastructure, distribution systems and operating efficiencies, sales and earnings estimates or trends and expansion plans and projections. such forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and by their nature involve known and unknown internal and external risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from those expressed or implied. the information contained in each party's most recent annual report, as well as information included in other owner filings with the securities and exchange commission, identifies important factors that could cause such results, performance or achievements not to be realized. sylvania, its affiliates, service providers and business partners undertake no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date such statements were made. some states do not allow the limitation or exclusion of certain warranties or conditions, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you.

9. Supplementary Agreements, Place of Jurisdiction, Applicable law

Any supplementary agreement requires the written form. The place of jurisdiction shall be the United Kingdom. These Terms of Use shall be governed by UK law.

10. Questions / contacting us

If you have any questions about this Terms of Use of this site or your dealings with this Website, please refer to our Head-office in London, UK.