Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual Property Rights as of 1 June 2012

The following applies with regard to intellectual property rights and copyrights relating to the Website and the Website Content of Hansgrohe:

All images, graphics, files, texts and other content on this Website are protected by copyright, registered trademarks or other intellectual property rights. The copying, publication, processing or other use in electronic media, by other websites, print media or in other ways, whether for private or commercial use, requires our prior written consent, to which there is no entitlement.

We strive to adhere to the intellectual property rights and copyrights of the images, graphics, files, texts and other content used on this Website in all publications.

All intellectual property rights and copyrights that are or are not mentioned or published on our Website and that have been acquired by ourselves or, in some cases, third parties, are fully subject to the regulations of the relevant national and international laws and the rights and entitlements of the registered or non-registered rights holders. The fact that intellectual property rights and copyrights held by ourselves or third parties are or are not mentioned or published must not be taken as a basis for concluding that such rights do not exist.

The copyright of some of the photos published on this website belongs to mearicon, indochine, Andre Bonn, P.C., Konstantin Yugano, Manfred Ament, fotoflash, Franz Pfluegl, Beboy, Spectral-Design, typomaniac, WavebreakMediaMicro, matka_Wariatka, George Mayer, © auremar, Ray, archideaphoto, arsdigital, © Anna Khomulo - www.fotolia.de.

You will not acquire any right, title or interest, including any intellectual property rights, in or to the Website and/or the Website Content other than those rights expressly granted to you in these Terms.

Where any of the Website Content has been licensed to us or belongs to any third party, your rights of use will also be subject to any terms and conditions which that licensor or third party imposes from time to time and you agree to comply with such third party terms and conditions.

Variation of these Terms

Subject to the variations or amendments provided for in this paragraph, no other variation or amendment, in any form whatsoever, of these Terms will be enforceable or binding on us unless we have agreed to such variation or amendment in writing. For this purpose, "writing" shall be writing on paper signed in ink by our authorised representative and specifically excludes any writing that may be in electronic format.

We are entitled and reserve the right to vary or amend these Terms from time to time and in our sole discretion. Any amendments to these Terms will be displayed on the Website from time to time. On the first occasion on which you use the Website after we amended the Terms, you will be notified that amendments to the Terms have been effected and if you continue to use the Services thereafter, the amended Terms will immediately be treated as being effective and binding upon you.

It is your responsibility to access and familiarise yourself with any amendments to the Terms on each occasion that you make use of the Website and/or the Website Content.

Costs

Any costs, including legal costs on attorney and own client scale and value-added tax, incurred by us arising out of your use of the Website and/or the Website Content or a breach of these Terms, will be borne by you.

Interpretation

A copy of the ECT Act can be viewed and downloaded at . http://www.polity.org.za/article/electronic-communications-and-transactions-act-no-25-of-2002-2002-01-01.

It is your responsibility to ensure that the copy downloaded is the most recent version of the ECT Act.

In the event that any part of these Terms are found to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable, such terms will be severable from the remaining terms, which will continue to be valid and enforceable.

No relaxation or indulgence which we may grant to you will be deemed to be a waiver of any of our rights in these Terms or in law.

The termination of any agreement created by these Terms will be without prejudice to any other rights or remedies that you or we may be entitled to under the agreement or at law, and will not affect any of our or your accrued rights or liabilities nor the coming into or continuance in force of any provision of these Terms which is expressly or by implication intended to come into or continue in force on or after such termination.

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