www.strahlen.org internet site Terms of Use and Disclaimer


We were advised to put a disclaimer on www.strahlen.org, like every internet site needs one...
(we don't like it, but that's how the world works these days...)

In simple words: We do NOT take ANY responsability for the content on this site or any other site we link to. We have no influence whatsoever on the content of any other site we link to from this site. We are NOT responsable for ANY damage, direct or indirect following from the use of this site or any information on this site. This site is for our fun and for our use as a community group, you may enjoy it with us, at your own risk.

Official Terms of Use and Disclaimer (hereafter the "Agreement")

The terms of this Agreement apply to this web site (www.strahlen.org). Please read this Agreement carefully.

By accessing this web site and or using the information provided on or via this web site you agree to be bound by this Agreement.
This Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions for your use of this web site (the "site"). By using the site, you agree to be bound by this Agreement.
If you do not agree to be legally bound by this Agreement, you should exit this site immediately.
If you do not agree to be legally bound by this Agreement, but you still access this web site, you can be charged by dutch law for 'computervredebreuk'. See more here....

Use of this web site
Although we attempt to provide accurate, complete and up-to-date information, which has been obtained from our experience or sources that are considered reliable, we make no warranties or representations, express or implied, as to whether information provided on or via this site is accurate, complete or up-to-date. We control and maintain this site from The Netherlands and make no representation that the information provided on or via this site is appropriate or available for use in other countries. If you use this site from other countries, you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

We are not responsible for what people write on the forum on this site. The forum on this site is open for anyone. It's an open platform for discussions on mineralogy, and on mineralogy only. If people make nasty arguments on the forum or use inadequate language they will be removed without discussion and without notice and blocked for further use of this site. It's a non-commercial hobby forum and should be fun, not serious, although the forum should be used to share knowledge and information so we all can learn of eachother. What people write on the forum is an expression of their opinions, not the opinion of the owner(s), the webmaster(s) and/or host(s) of this website and webserver. If you write in our forum, you will accept that people might disagree with your opinion and/or disagree with you as a person, people might even be very negative about you and take things personally. The the owner(s), the webmaster(s) and/or host(s) can never be held liable for expressions and/or opinions of what other people write on the forum (see more below at 'Exclusion of liability').

All remarks, discussions, ideas, graphics or other submissions communicated to us through this site (collectively, "Submissions") will be deemed and remain the property of us, and we are entitled to use any Submission for any purpose, without restriction or compensation to the individual who has provided the Submission. The entire web site, as well as parts of it, such as pictures, drawings, images and text that are reproduced on this website, are protected by intellectual property rights. Downloading or in any other way reproducing such images or text, for other purposes than (1) a temporary visit of our web site or (2) a non-commercial private use is prohibited unless you obtain our prior and written consent.

We do not represent or warrant that this site functions without error or interruption. Use of this site that may hinder the use of other Internet users, that can endanger/jeopardise the functioning of this site and/or affect the information provided on or via this site or the underlying software, is not permitted.

Third party information
Where we provide hypertext links to third party web sites, such links are not an endorsement by us of any information, products or services provided on or via such web sites. The use of such links is entirely at your own risk and we accept no responsibility or liability for the content, use or availability of such web sites. We have not verified the truth, accuracy, reasonability, reliability, completeness of any content of such web sites.

Communication on line
Messages that you send us by e-mail may not be secure. We recommend that you do not send us any confidential information by e-mail. If you choose to send us any messages via e-mail, you accept the risk that they may be intercepted, misused and modified by a third party.

Please note that the forum software places a (php) cookie, a text file containing bits of information (such as your username), in your browser's cache. This is only used to keep you logged in/out. If you do not want a cookie to be placed, you can simply refuse that cookie with your browser software. We do not use any other cookies neither for tracking nor for advertising purposes.

Exclusion of liability
We shall never be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, punitive, or exemplary damages, including but not limited to financial losses, attorneys' fees and costs, lost profits or breach of the brand image (even if we are advised of the possibility thereof) arising in any way from, including but not limited to, (i) any defects, viruses, or other malfunctions caused to any equipment and other software in connection with access or use of this site, (ii) the information provided on or via this site, (iii) the interception, modification or misuse of information transmitted to us or transmitted to you, (iv) the functioning or non-availability of this site, (v) the misuse of this site, (vi) the loss of data, (vii) downloading or use of any software made available by this site, or (viii) claims of third parties in connection with the use of this site.

Applicable law
This site, and its Agreement, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of The Netherlands. All disputes arising out of or in connection with this Disclaimer and/or this site shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of The Netherlands.

Complaints will of course be taken very seriously, and will be read by us and our lawyer. Complaints must be sent (by registered letter) to the owners of this domain.

We reserve the right to change the information provided on or via this site, including the terms of this Agreement, at any time and without notice. It is recommended that you review the information provided on or via this site, including the terms of this User Agreement and Disclaimer, periodically for changes.

                        ... I agree ...

You can put the homepage of www.strahlen.org in your "Favorites", but we recommend that you review the information provided on or via this site, including the terms of this User Agreement and Disclaimer, periodically for changes.