Last updated: May 2015
Please read through our Privacy Notice, which also governs your use of Amazon Services, to understand our practices
When you use certain Amazon Services, or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You agree to receive electronic communications from us. We may communicate with you by e-mail, by posting notices on our websites, by delivering notifications through our mobile applications or through other electronic means. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
All content included in or made available through any Amazon Service, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of Amazon or its content suppliers and protected by Luxembourg, United Kingdom and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content included in or made available through any Amazon Service is the exclusive property of Amazon and protected by Luxembourg, German and international copyright laws. All software used on this Amazon Service is the property of Amazon or its software suppliers and protected by Luxembourg, German and international copyright laws.
Amazon, Amazon Services, the Amazon and Amazon Services logos, and other graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, and product and service names included in or made available through any Amazon Service are trademarks or trade dress of Amazon in Luxembourg and other countries. Amazon's trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Amazon’s, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among users, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Amazon. All other trademarks not owned by Amazon that appear in any Amazon Services are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Amazon..
One or more patents owned by Amazon apply to Amazon Services and to the features and services accessible via Amazon Services. Portions of Amazon Services operate under license of one or more patents. Click here to see a non-exhaustive list of applicable Amazon patents and applicable licensed patents.
If you use an Amazon Service, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computers and other applicable devices. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. Amazon Services are not intended for use by children. If you are under 18, you may use Amazon Services only with involvement of a parent or guardian. Amazon reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in its sole discretion.
If you submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant Amazon a nonexclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media for as long as you are permitted to grant the said licence under applicable law. You grant Amazon and its sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you submit; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify Amazon for all claims arising from content you supply. Amazon has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. Amazon takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content submitted by you or any third party.
Amazon respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please inform Amazon.de by following our Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.
Amazon strives for maximum accuracy. However, Amazon does not warrant that descriptions of services or other content of this Amazon Service is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. Amazon provides links to other sites over which Amazon has no control. Amazon is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
AMAZON SERVICES ARE PROVIDED BY AMAZON ON AN 'AS IS' AND 'AS AVAILABLE' BASIS. AMAZON MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS AMAZON SERVICE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED IN THIS AMAZON SERVICE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS AMAZON SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. AMAZON RESERVES THE RIGHT TO WITHDRAW OR DELETE ANY INFORMATION FROM THIS AMAZON SERVICE AT ANY TIME IN ITS DISCRETION.
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY GOVERNING LAW, AMAZON DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TRADEABILITY AND AVAILABILITY FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. AMAZON SERVICES DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS AMAZON SERVICE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL OR OTHER NOTIFICATIONS SENT FROM AMAZON ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. AMAZON WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS AMAZON SERVICE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS’ LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
By using the Amazon Services you agree that the laws of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, without regard to principles of conflicts of laws and the United Nations Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, will govern these Terns of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Amazon. Any dispute relating in any way to your use of the Amazon Services or this Agreement (a) may be adjudicated in the courts of the district of Luxembourg City, Luxembourg if you are not registering for the Amazon Services as a business and (b) will be adjudicated exclusively in the jurisdiction of the courts of the district of Luxembourg City, Luxembourg if you are registering for the Amazon Services as a business.
AMAZON SERVICES POLICIES; MODIFICATION, AND SEVERABILITY
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NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
If you believe that your rights are being infringed, you may fill out and submit the Notice Form. We respond expeditiously to rights owners and their agents who complete and submit the Notice Form to communicate concerns about any alleged infringement.
Upon receipt of a Notice Form we may take certain actions, including removing information or an item, all of which are taken without any admission as to liability and without prejudice to any rights, remedies or defenses, all of which are expressly reserved. Furthermore, in submitting a Notice Form, you grant to Amazon the right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, and display its content throughout the world in any media. This includes forwarding the Notice Form to the parties involved in the provision of the allegedly infringing content. You agree to indemnify Amazon for all claims brought by a third party against Amazon arising out of or in connection with the submission of a Notice Form.
Important Warning: giving false, misleading or inaccurate information in the Notice Form to Amazon may result in civil and/or criminal liability. You should contact a legal advisor should you have any questions.
AMAZON SOFTWARE TERMS
The following additional terms apply to any software (including any updates or upgrades to the software and any related documentation) that we make available to you from time to time for your use in connection with Amazon Services (the “Amazon Software”):
3. No Reverse Engineering. You may not, and you will not encourage, assist or authorize any other person to copy, modify, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble, or otherwise tamper with, the Amazon Software, whether in whole or in part, or create any derivative works from or of the Amazon Software.
4. Updates. In order to keep the Amazon Software up-to-date, we may offer automatic or manual updates at any time and without notice to you.