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LEGAL NOTICE

By accessing the Vacon website www.vacon.com or using any Vacon application for mobile devices you agree to the following site terms, including without limitation to the Privacy Policy below (hereinafter referred to as the “Policy”). Any reference to “website” shall hereinafter also include any Vacon applications for mobile devices.  Please read these terms carefully prior to using the website. You must not use the website of Vacon nor provide Vacon with any personal information unless you agree to the following terms. 

Copyrights

The contents of this website are owned by Vacon Plc and/or its subsidiaries (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Vacon”) and are the copyright of Vacon. Any rights herein not expressly granted are reserved by Vacon. Individual documents on this website may be subject to additional terms indicated in those documents.

Vacon, as well as its logo and product names, are trade names, trademarks or registered trademarks of Vacon. Other product and company names mentioned on this website may be trademarks or trade names of their respective owners. Accessing this website should not be construed as granting any license or other right to use any marks that appear on the website without prior written consent of Vacon, or the third party owner where necessary, thereof.

The contents of the Vacon website may be used for informational purposes only and in a manner that does not harm the reputation of Vacon. Reproduction, transfer, distribution or storage of all or part of the contents of this website in any form is prohibited without the prior written permission of Vacon, except that you are allowed to store on your computer or print copies of extracts from this website for personal use only, and in full compliance with these terms. The use of press releases and other documents classified as public is permitted if the source of the information is properly cited. Modification of the contents, or use of the contents for any purpose other than those set forth in these terms, without the explicit prior written permission of Vacon, is prohibited.

 

Submitting of information or material

By submitting information or material (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Material”) to any of Vacon’s servers, e.g. by e-mail or to this website, you agree to the following terms: (a) the Material will not contain any item that is unlawful or otherwise unfit for publication; (b) you will make best efforts to scan and remove any viruses or other contaminating, destructive or harmful features before submitting any Material; (c) you own the Material or otherwise have an unlimited right to provide it to Vacon and allow Vacon to publish the Material free of charge and/or incorporate it, or any concepts described in it, in its products without any accountability or liability; (d) you agree not to take action against Vacon in relation to the Material submitted by you; and (e) you agree to indemnify Vacon if any third party takes action against Vacon in relation to the Material submitted by you.

Vacon does not, and cannot, review the content posted by users on its website and therefore, is not responsible for any such content. Vacon may, however, at any time use its sole discretion to remove any content posted on its website by users.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

The contents of this website are provided on “as is” and “as available” bases and without any expressed or implied representations or warranties of any kind, either in relation to the correctness, accuracy, completeness, functionality or reliability of these pages or otherwise. Although Vacon thoroughly reviews all documents published by it on the website, there may be technical inaccuracies or typographical errors in any such Vacon documentation. Vacon reserves the right to revise this website or withdraw access to it at any time without notice. Vacon does not warrant that (a) this website or the server that makes it available are free from viruses or other harmful components, or that (b) this website will be uninterrupted or error-free.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL VACON BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES, LOSSES OR EXPENSES WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF, ATTEMPTED USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF VACON OR ITS REPRESENTATIVES ARE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, LOSSES OR EXPENSES. AS SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY, THE LIABILITY OF VACON WOULD IN SUCH A CASE BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Links to third party sites

Vacon may include into its website links to sites on the Internet that are owned or operated by third parties. By linking to such a third-party site, you shall review and agree to that site's rules of use before using such a site. Vacon has no control over the content of third party sites and does not assume any responsibility for material created or published by such third party sites. A link to a non-Vacon site does not imply that Vacon endorses the site and/or the products or services referenced in the third party site in question.

Dispute Resolution

The site terms herein shall be governed by and construed in accordance with laws of Finland without reference to its conflict of law rules. Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to the site terms, or the breach, or validity thereof, shall be finally settled by arbitration in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the Finland Chamber of Commerce. The place of arbitration shall be Helsinki, Finland. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Vacon shall be entitled to seek injunctive reliefs at any competent court. 

PRIVACY POLICY

This Policy is indented to provide you with general information on the processing of personal data by Vacon, including its representatives as related to the website of Vacon. Vacon may provide additional or amending privacy information or terms in connection with a particular Vacon product or service. Such information or term prevails over this Policy.

This Policy has been posted and is effective as of November 12, 2012.

Non-personal information

All activity on this website is logged and your IP address is stored to the log. The purpose of the log is to collect information on service usage volumes and patterns, number of visitors, which parts of the website have/have not been used and system errors. The collected non-personal information is used to further develop and enhance this website. Vacon may use third party analytics tools for analyzing such information.

The log does not collect personal information such as name, address, date of birth, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, job titles etc. (hereinafter referred to as “Personal Information”).

Personal Information

Vacon only collects Personal Information that you voluntarily submit through the website of Vacon. 

Unless otherwise stated in separate privacy statements on this website, or Vacon informs you otherwise before you submit Personal Information, Vacon will use your Personal Information only to (i) respond to your questions or comments, (ii) better understand your viewing patterns and needs, (iii) understand how Vacon products, services and this website can be improved, (iv) inform you about special information it deems important to you and (v) contact you to ask for your opinion or willingness to participate in certain events.

In order to carry out the above and/or fulfill your customer/user needs, and subject to requirements of applicable legislation, Personal Information may have to be transferred between Vacon group companies or third parties in countries, where the level of protection does not necessarily meet EU legal requirements. The recipient of such information shall be required to protect the confidentiality and security of the Personal Information and may not use it for any other purpose than the agreed purpose and for the benefit of the customer/user.

Sharing your Personal Information with others

Unless otherwise stated in this Policy or required by applicable law, Vacon will not use or share your Personal Information with any person or entity outside Vacon and its representatives. It is a strict policy of Vacon not to rent or sell Personal Information to any third party.

Due to the technical and practical requirements of the processing, some of the Personal Information may be located at the servers of subcontractors or processed by subcontractors, which have agreed to the data processing standards of Vacon. Vacon may provide aggregate statistics about its customers, sales, traffic patterns, and other related information to reputable third parties, but such statistics will not include any Personal Information.

Cookies

To improve your visits to this website, Vacon may use cookies to obtain non-personal information. Cookies are text information files that your browser places on your computer when you visit a website and they are nowadays commonly used on many websites. Vacon may collect this data to analyze the viewing patterns of site visitors, but no Personal Information will be collected.

If you want to be notified when cookies are placed on your computer, or do not wish to receive them, please check whether your web browser supports such function. Please remember that if you do not allow the use of cookies, you may not be able to view all parts of this website.

Contacting Vacon

You may at any time contact Vacon to check that the Personal Information related to you is accurate. Vacon will at your request rectify or erase any incomplete, inaccurate or outdated Personal Information. Possible questions and comments related to this Policy and the activities of Vacon as a data controller shall be addressed to Vacon via e-mail to sirpa.kaakinen@vacon.com.


Vacon continuously seeks to develop its website and therefore, also this Policy will be updated from time to time. Vacon reserves the right to amend this Policy at any time without notice.