Terms for navigation and use of accessible content on www.cosmoprof.com
The website is managed by BolognaFiere Cosmoprof SpA (“we”, “us” or “our”). Our registered offices are in Bologna, via Maserati 16.
We may make changes to these Terms at any time, without notice, modifying this page (and all the documents referred to herein). You are responsible for checking this page periodically to take note of any changes we might have made, since these changes are binding for you from the moment we introduce them. In addition, some of the conditions found in these Terms may be replaced by provisions or notices published elsewhere on the Website.
Access to the Website
Access to the Website is provided on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to revoke access to the Website or make changes to any service we provide on the Website without notice. We cannot be held responsible if, for any reason, the Website is unavailable at any time for any period of time. Taking all the steps necessary to have access to the Website is your responsibility. You are also responsible for guaranteeing that all people who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and comply with them. You agree to not damage, interfere with, or interrupt access to the Website and to not do anything that may interrupt the Website or interfere with its proper functioning.
Our Website is not a newspaper; it is not a publishing product; it is not periodic in its nature; and it is updated at our discretion. The data, information and material published on the Website (hereafter, the "Content") is carefully curated to limit error as much as possible, but we do not take any responsibility for any errors or lack of precision, even when resulting from a lack of updates. Any element present on the Website may not be up to date at any given time, and we are in no way obliged to update it. We seek to ensure that the information published on the Website is correct at the time of publication, but we cannot be held responsible for its accuracy or timeliness, and we can make changes to the information at any time without notice. You must not rely on the information present on the Website, and you acknowledge that you have to take suitable steps to verify said information before acting upon it.
Communication with other users
The Website may provide services that enable communication with the Website's other users. If you communicate with any of the Website's other users, you have to ensure that:
• any such communication is truthful and accurate in every way, so far as you are able to verify truthfulness and accuracy;
• no such communication is inappropriate, abusive, or objectionable; and
• if applicable, you have to immediately satisfy any request from any other user on the Website to interrupt communication with them.
User content (including the content of the directory)
Any information or material we receive from you (including, but not limited to, by e-mail) and any content you send through the Website ("User Content"), which may include, but is not limited to, content for a product directory and/or directory of online services (which exclusively presents exhibitors, sponsors and participants of one event or another) ("Directory"), will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we reserve the right to use said User Content on the Website and/or on any other Website managed by us and/or in our offline publications, whenever we deem appropriate.
You hereby grant us royalty-free, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, global usage rights, and license with the freedom to sub-license, reproduce, modify, adapt, and publish said User Content on the Website and/or on any other Website managed by us and/or in our offline publications, and for any other commercial and non-commercial purpose related to our business. If you do not wish to grant such rights, please do not send us any User Content.
By sending us User Content, you guarantee that said User Content is your original work and that you are fully authorized to allow us to use it for all the purposes specified above and that you renounce any moral rights to the User Content.
Under no circumstances should you submit any User Content that:
• is imprecise, misleading, slanderous, illicit, abusive, vulgar, obscene, provocative, discriminatory, in violation of confidentiality or privacy, or otherwise illegal, or offensive, or that might reasonably be considered offensive by any person or damage our reputation. You must not use any offensive or aggressive language, curse, threaten, molest, or abuse any other person, including the Website's other users;
• is not owned by you or for which you have not obtained all the necessary licenses and authorizations;
• is technically harmful including, but not limited to, computer viruses, Trojans, worms, corrupt data, harmful software, or harmful data;
• misrepresents the user or impersonates another person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with any person or entity.
Any User Content sent to us is sent on the basis of the fact that we can (but we are not obligated to) revise and modify said User Content before publication. We reserve the right to remove any User Content or part thereof published on the Website at any time and for any reason at our sole discretion without informing you.
We do not endorse, nor do we take any responsibility for the use of, or any content within, such User Content or any content present in any Directory or any Website connected to or referenced in any Directory. We cannot be held responsible for any loss, damage, costs, complaints, or expenses incurred or sustained by the user and/or by any member of the user's staff deriving from or in relation to the use or reliance on any content, product and/or service available on or through the Website, any Directory, or any other website.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless both us and our directors, officers, employees, and other representative from and against any responsibility, claim, request, cost, or expense deriving from the sending of User Content that is in violation of these Terms.
When you purchase any item in the Directory from us, the terms of any contract we establish with you will apply to the purchase of said service.
We are the owners or license holders of all the copyrights, trademarks, design rights, database rights and related consultation systems, confidential information, or any other intellectual property right (collectively, the "Intellectual Property") to the Content found in and on the Website. The Website's Intellectual Property is protected by various laws and agreements throughout the world. All rights are reserved to us, and you have no right to appropriate, reproduce, modify, translate, distribute, republish, or otherwise use the Content of the Website, in whole or in part, for professional purposes and/or purposes related to your professional activity or that of another person or, in any event, any purpose other than strictly personal use.
License for personal use
You are allowed to print and download extracts from the Website for personal use so long as:
• no document or graphic element present on the Website is modified in any way;
• no graphic element on the Website is used separately from the accompanying text; and
• our copyright and trademark notices and the authorization granted in these Terms appear on all copies.
The use of any extract from the Website (for any purpose) in a manner different from the licensing provisions stated above is forbidden. In the event that any one of these licensing provisions are violated, your permission to use the Website terminates automatically, and you must immediately destroy any extract printed or downloaded from the Website.
The Website must not be reproduced or archived, in whole or in part, on any other Website, or included in any public or private electronic recovery system, without prior written authorization. All rights not expressly granted in these Conditions are reserved. The user agrees to not adapt, alter, or create derivative works from any material contained on the Website, or to use such material for purposes other than personal and non-commercial use.
Misuse of the website
Altering, adding to, eliminating from, removing, or tampering with the Website, or parts thereof, or interrupting or indirectly interfering (or attempting to interrupt or interfere) with the Website is forbidden. You must not abuse of the Website, knowingly introducing viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or other harmful or technologically damaging material. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Website, the server that stores the Website or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the Website by means of a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
You must not access the Website for illicit purposes, including but not limited to, uses that would constitute criminal offences. You hereby agree to indemnify and hold us harmless upon simple request for any costs, complaints, direct and indirect damages, responsibilities, fines, expenses, requests, proceedings, and losses of any type incurred or incurred by us as a result of your direct or indirect violation of this paragraph.
We will not be responsible for any loss, interruption or damage caused by a “denial-of-service” attack, virus, or any other technologically harmful material that might infect the computer equipment, software, data, or other material owned by the user as a result of using the Website or of your downloading any material published on the Website or on any connected Websites. We advise you to take steps to keep your computer safe, including, for example, installing antivirus software on your computer.
Linking to the Website
When we authorize you to link to the Website, you are allowed to do so on condition that linking is carried out properly and legally, in a manner that is not damaging to our reputation and does not exploit our reputation to your advantage. You must not establish links in a manner that suggests any association, approval, or endorsement by us, when this is not the case. You must not establish a link to the Website from any Website that is not owned by you. We may withdraw our authorization to link to the Website at any time without notice.
Remember that making the Website visible by means of framing, deep linking, or mirroring, is expressly forbidden.
While we work hard to provide accurate information on the Website, we do not guarantee the accuracy and completeness of the content on the Website. We may make changes to Website content at any time and without notice. The content on the Website may not be up to date, and we do not take it upon ourselves to update said content.
The explicit provisions of these Terms replace any guarantees, conditions, terms, commitments, and legally implicit obligations, commercial uses, or other implicit provisions, which are all excluded to the maximum extent permitted by the law.
The material on the Website is provided "as is". We and any third party (whether involved or not involved in the creation, production, maintenance, or delivery of the Website, including, for example, all the companies belonging to the BolognaFiere Group) hereby exclude any responsibility for any sum or type of loss or damage that users or third parties (including, for example, any: (i) direct, or indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damage, (ii) loss of income, profit, goodwill, data, contacts or use of money, or (iii) loss or damage deriving from, or in any way related to, the interruption of the activity, and if any one of the aforementioned is illicit, contractual or other) incur in relation to the Website, including use of the Website, impossibility of using the Website or resulting from use of the Website. We are not responsible for the content of external Websites. The Website may include links to external Websites from time to time and the Website can be abandoned by using these links. These links are provided for the user's convenience.
The external websites are not part of the Website, and we do not approve or take any responsibility for the content of external websites (or any products or services therein). By the same token, links to external Websites do not constitute recognition on our part of any form of association with the operators of said websites. We take no responsibility for the content of said websites, nor are we responsible for the availability of external Websites. We will not be held responsible in any way for any loss or damage you may incur in using external Websites, including, for example, viruses that may infect computer equipment, software, data, or other property. If you decide to access external websites linked to our website, you do so at your own risk.