Terms of use

Term of use of the Website

As at 31 May 2018

Version 2261 - 2018.05.31


ChristmannSchmitt is the owner and publisher of the website www.christmannschmitt.eu (‘the Website’).

These Terms of Use set out the rules for the access to and use of the Website.

Anyone who accesses the Website, whatever his or her status, location, means of connection to the Website or reason for doing so, is a user of the Website (‘User’ or ‘you’).

By accessing or using the Website, you accept without reservation the Website Terms of Use, the Cookie Policy and the Personal Data Processing Policy online as at the date of the most recent access or use.

ChristmannSchmitt reserves the right to develop the Website and Terms of Use at any time. You are invited to consult this page regularly to be aware of the latest version.

1. Purpose of the Website

The Website is a presentation of ChristmannSchmitt, its team, its fields of expertise and its events. It also mentions current legal issues.

2. Content of the Website

The information, articles, notes and other data on the Website are provided for information purposes only and cannot in any way be considered to amount to legal advice.

ChristmannSchmitt does its utmost to ensure that the information disseminated on the Website is complete, accurate and up to date. But this is not guaranteed.

ChristmannSchmitt reserves the right to complete, delete or correct the content, including the Terms of use, at any time and without notice.

There is no guarantee that the data on the Website is complete or up-to-date.

You acknowledge that you are entirely responsible for the use that you make of the information on the Website.

3. Access to the Website – Liability

ChristmannSchmitt strives to ensure that the Website is permanently accessible to Users. However, given the technical risks inherent in the Internet, ChristmannSchmitt cannot be held liable should the Website be unavailable for any reason whatsoever.

ChristmannSchmitt reserves the right to interrupt access to the Website in the event of intervention necessary to maintain or improve the Website.

ChristmannSchmitt will not be liable to Users or third parties for any loss suffered from using the Website, whether that loss is material or immaterial, consecutive or non-consecutive. As such, it is the responsibility of Users of the Website to take appropriate steps to protect their own data and systems from possible computer viruses.

4. Intellectual Property

All intellectual property rights, in particuliar author’s rights [‘droits d’auteur’], that relate to the general structure of the Website and its content (including its text, images and photographs) belong to ChristmannSchmitt or it has been authorised to use them.

The trademarks and logos on the Website are registered and protected.

Any commercial or non-commercial use, in particular any downloading, copying, reproducing, distributing, transmission, distribution, adaptation, translation or depiction, whether in whole or in part of the Website, by any means, now or in the future, without ChristmannSchmitt’s prior consent, is prohibited and constitutes the criminal offence of forgery.

You only have a private and personal right to use the content of the Website. Any use of the content must mention its source.

5. Personal Data

You are not required to disclose your personal data to visit the Website. However, if you refuse to do so, you may not be able to benefit from some of the Website’s features.

The data collected while Users browse the Website is to analyse User behaviour and improve the Website’s functioning and security.

The data collected if you use the Website’s contact form or send an e-mail via the Website enable ChristmannSchmitt to provide bespoke replies and legal services to the Users.

The data collected the Website’s job application form enable ChristmannSchmitt to deal with applications for job offers published on the Website as well as speculative applications.

This data processing is for ChristmannSchmitt’s legitimate purposes, as detailed above.

We invite you to consult ChristmannSchmitt’s Personal Data Protection Policy for more information on the processing of data by ChristmannSchmitt and Users’ rights.

6. Hypertext links

The Website may contain hypertext links to other websites or, more generally, to any resources existing on the internet. As these links are provided for the personal convenience of the Users, ChristmannSchmitt has no control over these websites and cannot accept any responsibility for them.

Pointing a hypertext link to any page of the Website  is only possible with the prior written consent of ChristmannSchmitt.

7. Jurisdiction and applicable law

These Terms of Use are governed by Luxembourg law.

Any dispute arising out of the use of the Website will be brought before the courts of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg with jurisdiction, even in the event of multiple parties or third party proceedings.