Terms of use

TERMS OF USE

These terms of use (that may be subject to change from time to time) apply to anyone using or visiting the site. Users must read these terms of use carefully, because they are a legally binding contract that pertains to using and visiting the site.

These terms of use have been last updated on 27 October 2016.

By using this site, the user acknowledges that they have read, understood and agreed to these terms and that they commit to adhering by them. If the user does not agree to these terms, they must not use this site.

In these terms of use, the word “user” refers to customers, users and visitors on the site and the word “we” in its various forms refers to Harvia Oy.

ACCESS TO THE SITE

Access to our site is granted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to remove the site or make changes to the site without prior notice. Access to our site may be denied temporarily or permanently without separate notice. We are not responsible for the site being unavailable or access to the site being restricted for any reason or at any time. Without limitation to the aforementioned, we reserve the right to prevent, suspend or restrict access to the site if the user is in violation of these terms of use.

SITE USE

The site may only be used for lawful purposes. The site may not be used

  • in any way that violates applicable local, national or international laws and regulations
  • in any way that is illegal or fraudulent or in any way that has illegal or fraudulent repercussions
  • for sending or transmitting unwanted or unauthorised advertising or marketing material or any kind of junk mail
  • for the transmission or downloading of such knowledge or such material that contains viruses or similar code that would harm software or hardware

It is forbidden to use the site for transferring or linking to forbidden material that

  • is illegal, threatening, demeaning, improper, indecent, unethical, offensive, pornographic, in poor taste, unauthorised, inciting to racial hatred, discriminatory, derogatory, scandalous, slandering, in breach of a non-disclosure or privacy agreement, or may cause irritation or harm
  • you do not have the necessary permits and/or approvals for
  • may be considered criminal or inducing to commit a crime, that may give reason for civil suits or otherwise be in violation of a law or otherwise infringe on the rights of a third party in any country
  • is technically harmful (including computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojans, worms, harmful components, corrupted files or other malware or harmful data).

CHANGES TO THESE TERMS OF USE

We reserve the right to change, replace and update these terms from time to time at our own discretion. The date of the most recent update is always marked on the terms of use. The date is updated every time any changes are made to the terms. It is the responsibility of the user to always check the terms of use before entering or using the site and ensure that they have read and understood the newest version of the terms of use. By continuing to use the website after the new terms of use have been published online, the user indicates that they agree to the new terms.

PERSONAL DETAILS AND DATA SECURITY

Please read our data protection policy, which is part of these terms of use. The data protection policy states which personal details we collect and how we use and protect them. By using this site, the user agrees to their personal details being processed in accordance with the data protection policy.

IMMATERIAL RIGHTS

We own or license all immaterial rights of this site, including any software, technology, code, text, sound, graphics, photographs, video, content and material that we offer or that is offered on behalf of us through the site without limitations. Our immaterial rights cover trademarks, product names and site design, layout and look.

HARVIA® and the HARVIA® logo are trademarks owned by Harvia Oy, as well as registered trademarks that are protected by Finnish and international law, and all rights to them are reserved.

Our site is protected under Finnish copyright law, international copyright treaties and all other copyright and immaterial rights laws. We reserve all rights connected to the site, including all immaterial rights without limitations.

The user has a limited right to print, save and/or download web pages on the site for their personal use only, but the user may not copy, publish, sell, license, edit, distribute, transmit or display any parts of the site or create derivative works from it or otherwise use the site without authorisation.

The user may not delete, cover or change any announcements pertaining to copyright, patents or trademarks or any other information on ownership from any material on the site. The user may not uncover, dismantle or change any software on the site (with the exception of the limitation in accordance with applicable law).

We reserve all rights not expressly specified in these terms.

INFORMATION ON THE SITE

The content on the website is intended for informative purposes only and to be used in a general manner. Any comments or other material published on the site are not intended as reliable advice.

IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE USER TO ENSURE THAT THE PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND INFORMATION ON THE SITE CORRESPOND TO THEIR OWN REQUIREMENTS. IT IS ALSO THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE USER TO ENSURE THAT THE RECIPES AND RECIPE INSPIRATION ARE SUITED TO THEIR (OR OTHERS’) DIETARY REQUIREMENTS, ALLERGIES OR FOOD STUFF HYPERSENSITIVITY.

LINKS ON THE SITE

If there are any links to other websites or resources provided by third parties on the website, the links are only intended as information and aids to the user. By clicking the links, the user is transferred away from our website. We have not inspected all websites and resources provided by third parties, nor do we monitor or take any responsibility for these sites, their content or usability. That is why we do not expressly recommend these sites or make any statements about these sites, their content or the results of using them. If the user accesses any website provided by a third party linked to our site, they agree to doing so on their own responsibility and agree that we do not assume any responsibility for these sites or any losses or damage caused by using them.

LINKS TO THE SITE

The user may create (but not replicate) a link to our front page only after receiving explicit written approval from us, and the link must be created so that it is just, honest and legal and does not damage our reputation or exploit it. The user may not create a link so that it can be understood as a connection, approval or statement created by us, which does not in reality exist.

The user may not create a link on a site they do not own.

Our site may not be framed on any other site, nor may the user create a link to another part of the site apart from the front page. We reserve the right to cancel the permission for linking at any time without prior notice.

EXCLUSION OF RESPONSIBILITIES AND LIABILITIES FOR DAMAGE

WE REFUSE ALL EXPLICIT AND ASSUMED LIABILITIES, MOTIONS AND CONTRACTS CONNECTED TO THE WEBSITE IN THE GREATEST SCALE PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. THE USER AGREES TO USE THE SITE AND THE INTERNET FULLY ON THEIR OWN RESPONSIBILITY AND THE USER AGREES TO THE FACT THAT THE SITE IS PROVIDED FOR THE USE OF THE USER AS IT IS.

The user agrees, in the greatest scale permitted by applicable law, that the only solution to a dispute with us or our license holders is that the user ceases to use the site.

WE DO NOT ACCEPT ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DIRECT, IMPLICIT, SPECIAL, PENAL, INCIDENTAL OR INDIRECT LOSSES OR DAMAGE, INCLUDING E.G. THE LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROFIT, CONTRACTS, INFORMATION OR BUSINESS VALUE, WORK INTERRUPTIONS OR IT PROBLEMS THAT ARE DUE TO THE USE OR DENIAL OF USE, INTERRUPTION OF USE OR AVAILABILITY OF THE SITE, REGARDLESS OF HOW THEY MAY HAVE COME ABOUT, EVEN IF WE WERE NOTIFIED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH FAULTS. WE EXCLUDE ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY FAULTS OR SHORTCOMINGS IN THE INFORMATION, MATERIALS AND FUNCTIONALITIES OF THE SITE, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF ANY RESPONSIBILITIES THAT MAY NOT BE EXCLUDED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW. WE REFUSE ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR NEGLIGENCE TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

Despite what has been stated above, nothing in these terms of use restricts the responsibility we have to the user in terms of intentional misrepresentation of information, death or bodily injury caused by our negligence, or any other responsibility that cannot be excluded or restricted under applicable law.

VIRUSES, SECURITY BREACHES AND OTHER CRIME

The user may not misuse our website by intentionally introducing (or attempting to introduce) viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or other malware or technically hazardous material to it. The user may not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our website or the server that the site is kept on, or any server, computer or database connected to our website. The user may not carry out denial-of-service attacks or distributed denial-of-service attacks on our website.

By doing do, the user commits a crime under Finnish law and the laws of other countries. We will report this kind of crime to the authorities and cooperate with the authorities by revealing the identity of the perpetrator to them. If a crime has been committed, the user’s right to use our site is cancelled immediately.

Even though we have access to reasonable means of protecting our website from abuse, we are not responsible for any losses or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technically hazardous material that may be used to taint OR ATTACK the user’s hardware, software, data or other material owned by the user through the user’s use of the website or downloading or sending of material through the site or any other site connected to it.

THE IRREFUTABILITY OF THE TERMS

These terms are subject to all legal consumer rights. If a competent court finds any of these terms invalid, illegal or incapable of being executed for any reason, the section in question must be interpreted under the applicable law and as accurately as possible in keeping with the original meaning of Harvia Oy, and all other sections remain valid.

EXEMPTIONS

If we are unable to execute or perform any rights or requirements in accordance with these terms, or are delayed in doing so, this does not constitute an exemption from the right or requirement in question. The exemptions to the regulations in these terms of use are only valid in their written form signed by Harvia Oy.

THE ENTIRE CONTRACT

These terms of use (including the data security policy attached to these terms for informative purposes) constitute the entire contract between the user and us, governing the rights and responsibilities of the user in terms of using the site.

APPLICABLE LAW

These terms of use and any disputes and claims connected to them, their form or their subject matter (including disputes and claims that are not contractual) are governed by Finnish legislation, under which they have been drafted. Finnish courts have the exclusive jurisdiction of processing any claims by the user resulting from or connected to the use of the site. The user is responsible for abiding by applicable law in the country where they are using the site.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about these terms of use, please contact us at [email protected]