1. Conditions of use – acceptance and modification
By accessing and using the Sevengrams website, users acknowledge that they have read and accepted, without reservations, the conditions of use indicated below. Sevengrams reserves the right to amend the conditions for using its website at any time, and it asks users to periodically consult this document to examine any changes made, which will become applicable at the time of their publication. Any user who fails to accept all said Conditions shall NOT be authorized to access and utilize the website.
2. Providing and processing personal information
ALL INFORMATION (INCLUDING, FOR INDICATIVE PURPOSES ONLY, TEXT, IMAGES, LOOK & FEEL, LINKS, GRAPHIC FEATURES, AND SOUNDS) ARE REPORTED ON THIS WEBSITE “AS IS.” SEVENGRAMS, ITS PARTNERS, LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS EXPRESSLY DECLINE TO PROVIDE ANY IMPLIED OR EXPRESS WARRANTY, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MARKETABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, RELATED TO THE FUNCTIONING OF THIS WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENTS.
Sevengrams, its licensors and suppliers or partners assume no obligation regarding:
• the website’s correspondence to the user’s needs
• the proper, timely and continuous functioning of the website without errors
Sevengrams, its partners, licensors, and suppliers may not be held liable for any interruptions or omissions regarding Internet, network or hosting services and do not guarantee that the Sevengrams website and the services that make it available are free from viruses or other harmful features.
Downloading any material from this site, when expressly authorized by Sevengrams, is at the discretion and risk of users. Users assume sole responsibility for any harm to their IT system or for loss of data caused by the content downloaded.
SEVENGRAMS, ITS PARTNERS, LICENSORS, AND SUPPLIERS IN NO CASE ASSUME ANY LIABILITY FOR DIRECT OR INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES RESULTING FROM OR RELATED TO ACCESS OR USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND THE RELATIVE CONTENTS AND USER CONTENT (AS DEFINED IN POINT 5 BELOW) OR THE INABILITY TO ACCESS SUCH, EVEN IF SEVENGRAMS HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, EXCEPT IN CASES OF MALICE OR GROSS NEGLIGENCE.
If a user resides in a country where it is not lawful to impose the preceding exclusions and limitations of liability, said exclusions and limitations shall be applicable to the extent permitted by applicable law.
4. Password registration and management
If users want to access particular areas or functions of the website, Sevengrams asks them to register as contributors, at no charge.
The user will be asked to choose a unique user id (a valid, verifiable email address) and a password. Sevengrams will send the user an email confirming the registration information, and if this confirmation is not received for any reason, access to or use of areas, functions or features that require said registration may be denied or interrupted.
Users are obligated to keep their registration accurate and current, updating their user id if their email address changes. Users are also required to keep their password confidential. Sevengrams cannot be liable for unauthorized use of any user’s password.
Sevengrams reserves the right to change or refuse the registration of a user and to eliminate the content users send if they select a user id which in Sevengrams’ sole judgment is obscene, indecent, vulgar or inappropriate.
Users assume sole responsibility for any activity from their account, including anything that results from unauthorized access to their computer by third parties. If a user suspects unauthorized activity on his/her account or unauthorized use of a user-id or password, he/she must promptly inform Sevengrams by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org in order to immediately interrupt access to the account and re-register, if desired.
5. User content
Users may send Content through the functions on the Sevengrams website, thereby guaranteeing that it is suitable, constructive and relevant, with no potentially unlawful features or in any way inappropriate for publication. Inappropriate content includes but is not limited to the following:
• Content which may potentially violate the privacy or copyrights of any person or entity
• Content which is defamatory or offensive or potentially harmful to any person or entity
• Content which is pornographic, obscene, vulgar, indecent or threatening
• Content which offends freedom of religion, different cultures or ethnic groups
• Content which is potentially capable of suggesting or encouraging any illegal activity
Before sending any content to the Sevengrams website, users must ensure that the files do not contain any viruses or potentially harmful features and must not send any Content which could in any way interfere with the functioning of Sevengrams’ website, server and networks.
Users declare and guarantee that user Content sent to Sevengrams does not in any way violate the rights of third parties, including copyrights, trademarks, patents, or obligations of confidentiality.
Users agree and acknowledge that nothing in the user Content they send to Sevengrams’ website is subject to any restrictions involving intellectual property rights, and that it may be used by any other user without creating any right to compensation or acknowledgment.
For any Content sent that complies with said conditions, users grant Sevengrams an all-inclusive, irrevocable, non-exclusive license, with no royalties and which may be sub-licensed or transferred, to use, reproduce, and create derivative products/services, and to distribute and publicly utilize the user Content by means of any useful instrument.
Sevengrams reserves the right to inspect the user Content sent, transmitted or published, without assuming any obligation in this regard and without endorsing any Content containing recommendations, advice or opinions.
In all cases, Sevengrams shall continue to have the right to modify or eliminate messages or content that, at its sole discretion, it determines to be inappropriate or in clear violation of the Conditions of Use, and may do so at any time and for any reason, with no need for advance notice or authorization.
6. Third party content/software
To provide useful details for users, Sevengrams’ website may contain hypertext links to third party websites. Sevengrams assumes no liability for the content of any site owned by third parties linked to its website. Linking to these sites on Sevengrams’ website does not imply any endorsement or guarantee by Sevengrams of the accuracy, timeliness, or appropriateness of the information contained on third party sites.
7. Copyright and intellectual property rights
The contents of this website, in particular but not limited to trademarks, logos, text, photographs, videos, sounds, music, lay-out, design, know-how, technologies, products and procedures, are the property of Sevengrams S.r.l., or are used with the authorization of the owners, and as a result are protected by copyright, trademarks, patents and all other existing intellectual or other property rights, in compliance with applicable laws.
Therefore, nothing on this website may be construed or interpreted to grant a license or right to use any content of such.
Use rights and registration of the name 7Gr. – Sevengrams are reserved.
The user is not authorized to register or use company names, business names, commercial names, domains, or other names that include the name 7Gr. – Sevengrams.
8. Closing the website
Sevengrams reserves the exclusive right to close down any portion or all of its website at any time, for any reason, with no need for notice or authorization, and assumes no liability for recovering or eliminating any user Content published on the site.
9. Availability of Sevengrams products
The website may contain information on Sevengrams products and services that may not be available in other countries. Reference to these products or services does not imply or guarantee their availability in a particular country. If users are interested in products/services that are momentarily unavailable in their country of residence, they may contact Sevengrams via e-mail at email@example.com .
10. Applicable law and jurisdiction
These Conditions of Use are governed and interpreted by Italian law.
Users accept Italian jurisdiction and the jurisdiction of the courts of Milan in the event of disputes arising from disagreements, claims or legal procedures related to the Conditions of Use or users’ utilization of the website.
These Conditions of Use govern the agreement on access to and use of the website by any user. If one of the Conditions of Use is declared invalid or inapplicable, it shall be replaced by a valid and applicable provision that is as close as possible to the content of the original one, while the other provisions shall be regularly and fully applied.
Sevengrams’ failure to assert any right contained in these Conditions of Use or its tolerance of a user’s violation of any of these Conditions of Use shall not imply any waiver of rights by Sevengrams. Only a written waiver signed by a legal representative of Sevengrams shall have legal effect.
The Conditions of Use have been divided into the above paragraphs in order to improve readability for users, but the paragraph headings do not alter or in any way modify the interpretation of said conditions.
Milan, September 2009