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General Terms and Conditions

General terms and conditions of use for www.top-model.biz

 

The aim of www.top-model.biz is to offer you a small world of enjoyable experiences on the Internet. Naturally there need to be a few rules for the use of such an offer. Therefore the use of the website and all services offered there is subject to the following general terms and conditions of use.

 

1. Scope of Application
www.top-model.biz is operated by Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG, Vierlander Str. 14, D-21502 Geesthacht.


By using the website, you declare as a user that you are in complete agreement with the general terms and conditions of use of Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG. Otherwise you are not permitted to use the website and the services offered there. The conditions of use also apply if the platform is accessed from outside the Federal Republic of Germany.

 

2. Copyright
The Topmodel products and website are protected by copyright and patent law. The copyright is owned by Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG. The pages of the website may be saved and/or printed for private use only. No part of the website may be reproduced for commercial purposes or transmitted to a third party without the prior express permission in writing of Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG. This also applies to the use of any content of this Internet website on the user's own Internet website.

All audio files, sound documents and other works made commonly available on the Internet website by Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG are subject to copyrights and patent laws. They may not be used, and especially not reproduced, without express permission for any purpose other than that specified in the conditions of the online offer.

 

3. Links
The website contains links to other websites. Some of these websites also use the logos and trade names of Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG. These websites are, however, not run by Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG but by independent third parties. Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG initially checks these links, but has no influence on the design and content of these websites and therefore accepts no liability for the legality, availability, completeness, accuracy, or quality of the information provided there.

Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG disassociates itself expressly from all contents of all linked websites which have been altered since the linking. This applies to all links and references which can be found within Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG’s own Internet site as well as to entries made by third parties in discussion forums, etc. Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG bears no liability for any damage to the user incurred as a result of the use or non-use of the information and services offered on third-party websites.

 

No contractual relationship is entered into with Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG for the purchase of products or services offered on these websites. Should you have any difficulties in connection with these websites, we would ask you to contact the operator of the website in question directly and at the same time inform Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG.

 

4. Publications
Photos, texts, or other contributions sent to Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG can only be published if you give Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG your legally valid consent. If a contribution is published, Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG has the right to shorten and edit this contribution as it sees fit. Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG is, however, not obliged to publish any contributions. Unfortunately, no contributions can be returned.

 

5. Competitions
In the case of all games, lottery activities or competitions, all decisions are final and not subject to legal appeal. Employees of Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG and their families or households are not eligible to participate.

 

6. Deletion of posts
Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG accepts no responsibility for entries and comments made by users in the context of comp cards, message boards, etc. (subsequently called "Forums").

Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG reserves the right to refuse, to supervise, and to delete without naming reasons any entries and/or comments made in the Forums, but is not obliged to do so. This applies in particular to posts of a commercial, pornographic, or radically right-wing nature, or personal defamations, as well as any posts which are against the law. The user may not disturb or try to disturb the function of the services offered.

Users are not allowed to use the Forums or any contact details or email addresses obtained from the Forums for commercial purposes or advertising, in particular for spamming. Chain letters and annoying posts of a similar nature are not permitted in the Forums.

 

7. Termination of access to the website
Website users are not allowed to make insulting, slanderous, racist, pornographic, or obscene comments on the website, nor make comments that glorify violence or drugs or that contain adult material, or are in any other way illegal, or choose a user name with such content. It is furthermore forbidden to place links to such content on the website or place the internet addresses of websites of such content in the Forums.

Every user is obliged to observe current legislation with special regard to criminal law, protection of minors, and competition and copyright law when using the services provided on the website.

Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG reserves the right to refuse users access to the website either temporarily or permanently if they should be suspected of illegal behaviour when using the website. The same applies to any culpable infringement of the conditions of use. The user concerned can contact Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG at any time and request clarification.

Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG will prosecute any user who behaves illegally when using the services provided by this website or who is reasonably suspected of doing so.

Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG will discontinue any user accounts that have not been used for more than  a year.

 

8. Data security
Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG attaches particular importance to data security as the services provided on this website address themselves to children. We therefore request that you read our detailed Data Security Declaration, in which we inform you comprehensively about the collection and processing of your personal details. The Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG's Data Security Declaration is a component of these general terms and conditions of use.

 

9. Liability on the part of the Operator
Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG  is only  liable in cases of deliberate action or culpable negligence, and for breaches of substantial contractual obligations (cardinal obligations). In the case of a minor breach of cardinal obligations, Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG's liability is limited to damage of a typical and foreseeable nature. In the event that the operator's liability should be excluded or justified, the same shall also apply to the personal liability of the operator's legal representatives and agents.

 

10. Changes to terms and conditions of use
Depesche Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG reserves the right to change or renew these general terms and conditions of use at any time with effect for the future. Any changes will be announced on the website. Please check our website at regular intervals in this connection. The continued use of the website is only possible once the changed conditions have been accepted.

 

11. Final provisions
These terms and conditions of use are subject exclusively to German law. Should individual provisions or conditions of use be or become deemed as partly or wholly invalid, the remaining regulations remain effective.