Privacy policy

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE



1. IDENTIFICATION DETAILS:

In compliance with the information duty established in article 10 of the Law 34/2002, of 11 July, on Services of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce, the following information is set out below: the owner of www.merit-automotive.com is the Spanish company Merit Automotive Electronics Systems, S.L.U. (hereinafter, “Merit Automotive”) with registered office at Avenida de Torrelles numbers 11-13, 08620, Sant Vicenç dels Horts, Barcelona, Spain, Tax Identification Number B-31040280, and registered with the Commercial Registry of Barcelona under the Volume 45778, Page 132 and Sheet B-498714. Contact email: info@merit-automotive.com.

2. USERS:

The access and/or use of this website of Merit Automotive attributes the status of USER, who accepts, since the mentioned access and/or use, the General Terms and Conditions of Use hereby described. This General Terms and Conditions of Use will apply regardless of the Contractual General Terms and Conditions that, where appropriate, are applicable.

3. USE OF THE WEBSITE

www.merit-automotive.com provides access to a great variety of information, services, programs or data (hereinafter, the “Contents”) belonging to Merit Automotive or its licensors to which the USER may have access. The USER assumes responsibility for the use of the website. This responsibility covers any registrations that would be required to access certain Contents. In such registrations, the USER will be responsible for providing true and lawful information. As a result of any registrations, the USER could be provided with a password for which he/she will be responsible, undertaking to make a diligent and confidential use of the same. The USER agrees to make a proper use of the Contents (such as chat services, discussion forums or newsgroups) that Merit Automotive may offer through its website, and he/she undertakes not to use them for, among others, (i) engaging in activities that may be unlawful, illegal or contrary to good faith and public order; (ii) spreading Contents or propaganda with a racist, xenophobic or pornographic-illegal character or relating to terrorist apology or against human rights; (iii) causing damages to physical and logical systems of Merit Automotive, of its suppliers or third parties, introducing or spreading computer viruses in the network, or any other physical or logical systems that may be capable to produce the mentioned damages; (iv) attempting to access and, where appropriate, use the email accounts of other users and amending or manipulating their messages. Merit Automotive reserves the right to withdraw all comments and contributions that may violate the respect for the dignity of the person, which may be discriminatory, xenophobic, racist, pornographic, which may attack the youth or the childhood, order or public security, or that, in its view, may not be adequate for publication. In any case, Merit Automotive will not be responsible for the opinions expressed by the USERS through forums, chats, or other participation tools.

4. DATA PROTECTION:

Merit Automotive complies with the guidelines of the Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December, on Protection of Personal Data, the Royal Decree 1720/2007, of 21 December, approving the Regulations for the development of the Organic Law and any other regulations in force at any time, and ensures the correct use and treatment of the USER’s personal data. For that purposes, along with each form used for the collection of personal data, Merit Automotive will provide information to the USER relating to the existence and acceptance of the particular conditions of treatment of his/her personal data, the existence of a personal data file, the identity of the person responsible for this file, the address of the person in charge of this file, the possibility of exercising his/her rights of access, rectification, cancellation or opposition, the purpose of the treatment of the personal data and, where appropriate, the communication of this data to third parties. In addition, Merit Automotive informs that it complies with the Law 34/2002, of 11 July, on Services of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce and will request the USER’s consent to the treatment of his/her email for commercial purposes.

5. INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY:

Merit Automotive, either by itself or as an assignee, is the owner of all intellectual and industrial property rights of its website, as well as the elements contained therein (including, without limitation, images, sound, audio, video, software or texts; trademarks or logos, color combinations, structure and design, selection of used materials, computer programs necessary for its operation, access and use, etc.), owned by Merit Automotive or its licensors. All rights are reserved. According to the provisions of the Royal Legislative Decree 1/1996, of 12 April, approving the consolidated text of the Intellectual Property Law, the reproduction, distribution and public communication, including the making available modality, of all or part of the Contents of this website, for commercial purposes, on any format and by any technical means without the prior authorization of Merit Automotive are expressly prohibited. The USER undertakes to respect the Intellectual and Industrial Property rights owned by Merit Automotive. The USER will be able to view the elements of the website and even print, copy and store them on his/her computer’s hard disk or any other physical support as long as it is solely and exclusively for personal and private use. The USER shall not remove, alter, skip or manipulate any protection device or security system that may be installed on the website of Merit Automotive.

6. EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY:

Merit Automotive will not be liable, in any case, for the damages of any nature that may be caused due to, among others, errors or omissions in the Contents, unavailability of the website or the transmission of viruses or malicious programs or programs with harmful Contents, despite having taken all necessary technological measures to avoid them.

7. AMENDMENTS:

Merit Automotive reserves the right to make, without prior notice, any amendments that it may deem appropriate on its website, being able to change, suppress or add any Contents that may be rendered through the website, as well as the form in which these are presented or located on its website.

8. LINKS:

In the event that links or hyperlinks to other Internet sites are set out in www.merit-automotive.com, Merit Automotive will not exercise any kind of control over these sites and Contents. In no event, Merit Automotive will assume any liability for the Contents of any links belonging to an outside website, nor will guarantee the technical availability, quality, reliability, accuracy, breadth, truthfulness, validity and constitutionality of any material or information contained in any such hyperlinks or other Internet sites. In addition, the inclusion of these external connections will not imply any type of association, merger or participation with the connected entities.

9. RIGHT OF EXCLUSION:

Merit Automotive reserves the right to deny or withdraw the access to the website and/or services without prior notice, by own instance or at request of a third party, to those USERS who do not comply with these General Terms and Conditions of Use.

10. GENERALITIES:

Merit Automotive will be entitled to chase the breach of these General Terms and Conditions of Use, as well as any improper use of its website, by means of any civil and criminal actions that may be applicable in accordance with the provisions of the law.

11. AMENDMENT OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND DURATION:

Merit Automotive may amend at any time these General Terms and Conditions of Use, being these amended terms and conditions duly published. These General Terms and Conditions of Use will be in force until they are modified by others duly published.

12. APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION:

The relationship between Merit Automotive and the USER shall be governed by the Spanish law currently in force and any dispute shall be submitted to the Courts and Tribunals of the city of Barcelona.