PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING THE "YOU CONNECT WEB SERVICES". BY ACCESSING THE "YOU CONNECT WEB SERVICES", YOU ARE AGREEING TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
1. "You Connect Services"
The "You Connect Services" consist of several personalised online and offline services that are linked through a single customer account. Such individual websites can be accessed separately or as a whole through the You Connect Services but always through the same single customer account. Registration in the You Connect Services will in principle be required in order to access the You Connect Services and/or the individual online or offline services; there are however some services that are accessible without the need for registration.
Through the You Connect Services you will be able to have access to information on Canon products, to purchase certain Canon products and/or to have access to services provided either by Canon or by third parties designated by Canon. Canon reserves the right to make a change, addition or variation of the products and/or services at any time. Please note that that products or services might vary from country to country and that the same products and services might not be provided in every country. Further, please note also that some of the services directly related to certain Canon products will be linked to your place of residence.
Canon Europa N.V. ("Canon") provides the You Connect Services to you on the basis of the following terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions"). You agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions each time you access the You Connect Services and/or use the individual online or offline services. These Terms and Conditions may be updated by Canon from time to time. In such event, Canon will inform you about the existence and the content of the updated terms and conditions, giving you the option to opt in within a certain period of time to confirm that you accept the updated terms and conditions. Please note that by not accepting the updated terms and conditions, you will be deregistered and no longer be able to access the You Connect Services available upon registration.
The You Connect Services and any support are provided to you at no charge and are for personal use. However, you shall bear any and all costs and expenses that are necessary for you to access the You Connect Services.
The use of CANON iMAGE GATEWAY services is bound to the following additional Terms and Conditions: http://www.cig.canon-europe.com/ce/en_GB/tandc.html
In the cases when registration in the You Connect Services takes place, Canon reserves the right to accept applicants at its sole discretion and without undue discrimination to refuse any applicant it considers unsuitable. In any event, children (being people under 18 years of age) cannot register in the You Connect Services. Upon acceptance of your registration to the You Connect Services, you will be provided, via email, with a Password, which you will be able to change. Your Username shall be the email address you include in the registration form. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the Password and Username and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your Password and Username.
Whilst Canon endeavours to ensure that the You Connect Services are continuously accessible, that the information provided on the You Connect Services and in connection with it is correct, and that the services are provided with reasonable skill and care, Canon accepts no responsibility for the availability or unavailability of the You Connect Services or the accuracy of any of the information available on or sent via or in connection with the You Connect Services. Canon may terminate your use of Username or Password, at any time at its sole discretion without notice. Canon reserves the right at any time to change, modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the You Connect Services without notice. Canon reserves the right not to reply to any queries or not provide any support in connection with the You Connect Services.
In the event that any digital data, in whatever format, you might have included in the You Connect Services ("Material"), affects the You Connect Services, Canon shall request that you modify or delete such Material. In the event that you fail to comply with such request, Canon may delete or modify such Material. Should any of such Material, due to computer viruses or other technically corrupt content, cause interference on the You Connect Services or otherwise cause technical difficulties in maintaining the operation of the You Connect Services, Canon reserves the right to remove such material from the You Connect Services without your consent. In these cases, Canon shall not be liable to you with respect to any loss, costs or damage caused by such deletion or modification.
You undertake not to post in the You Connect Services any materials that are or could reasonably be construed as: (i) false; (ii) defamatory, libellous, obscene, offensive, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory or blasphemous; (iii) in breach of any obligation of confidence or privacy or any trade secret; (iv) infringing the proprietary rights of any third party or for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; or (v) violating any other law.
You also agree not to transmit to the You Connect Services any materials which could reasonably be held to constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of any country or other competent authority, or infringe the rights of any third party enforceable in any part of the world.
Canon reserves the right to remove any materials from the You Connect Services, where it reasonably suspects that such materials are prohibited by this Section 3 or are otherwise inappropriate. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you acknowledge that Canon has no control over content on the You Connect Services, provided by other users, nor does it purport to monitor the content of the You Connect Services, to ensure its accuracy, appropriateness or conformity with the principles outlined in these Terms and Conditions.
You must not link to the You Connect Services websites which are indecent or inappropriate, and you must remove forthwith any link if Canon in its discretion so requests.
You agree to indemnify Canon and Canon affiliates against any claim, demand, loss or damage suffered as a result of breach of this Section 3.
In the event you breach any of the obligations falling upon you in accordance with these Terms and Conditions, Canon may at its discretion and without notification, cancel your membership to and/or access to the You Connect Services.
You can, at all times, deregister from the You Connect Services, in accordance with the deregistration procedure included in the You Connect Services.
No cancellation or deregistration of membership shall, however, affect any obligations you might have accrued under these Terms and Conditions prior to such deregistration.
4. Purchasing of Canon Products
Canon might make available within the You Connect Services, the purchase of Canon Products through a third party website, third party which has been designated by Canon to provide such services to our customers. In that case, you will be redirected to the online Canon store website and the governing rules of such transaction shall be described in that website. You agree that Canon shall have no responsibility for the purchase process through such third party website, including but not limited to the shipment, handling and payment.
5. Purchase of Services
Some of the services made available through the You Connect Services, might be chargeable. In such case, the payment conditions described in Section 4 shall apply equally to the payment of such services.
6. Third parties involvement and subcontracting
There might be third parties other than Canon involved in aspects of the provision of the products or services other than payment. In such case, you will be directed to such third party's website and Canon shall not be in any way responsible for the content of such website neither for the relationship that within such website you might establish with such third party. Therefore, any dispute that might be raised in that regard shall be settled between you and such third party.
Canon may subcontract all or any part of its activities relating to the You Connect Services, to any third party designated by Canon.
7. Principle of accountability
The services made available to you through the You Connect Services, shall be used at your own risk and responsibility and you shall settle, at your own risk and expense, any and all costs, claims, loss, damage or awards which might be brought against you by any third party in relation to the use of the services and for which you are liable. This principle applies in any and all cases when you request reimbursement from a third party of any costs, claims, loss, damage or awards or intend to bring legal proceedings or make a claim against any third party.
8. Your personal data
8.1 Any personal information supplied by you via the You Connect Services, or by any e-mail correspondence will be used by Canon, which for the purposes of this Section 8 will also include other companies of the Canon Group of companies in Europe, for the purpose of providing the services that you have requested. By registering in the You Connect Services or by ticking the appropriate box when you access any online or offline services of the You Connect Services that require no registration but through which you provide personal information, you authorise Canon and other companies of the Canon Group to use such data for the purpose described in the registration form.
8.2 From time to time Canon or other companies of the Canon Group of companies in Europe might use this personal information for marketing purposes or to inform you about other products and services, which we think might be of interest for you. You can specify whether you wish to receive such information in the appropriate box in your registration form.
8.3 Your personal information might be passed on to other companies of the Canon Group of companies in Europe for the purposes set out above and for the purposes of group administration and to provide related websites or information to you, which shall include but not be limited to the You Connect Services. This might involve a transfer of data outside the European Economic Area; in that case, you will be requested to authorise such transfer through an appropriate ticking box within the You Connect Services. Canon will endeavour to ensure that necessary measures are in place to protect the confidentiality and security of your information.
8.4 Your personal information will be passed to the third party through which you wish to purchase Canon products, in accordance with Section 4, to the extent necessary for such third party to perform its obligations in that regard.
8.7 You have the right to access, correct or update your data by accessing the appropriate link to your profile. In order to delete your data, you need to submit an email to email@example.com.
8.8 If you have registered in the You Connect Services, we will hold your personal information for the duration necessary and for the purposes of the You Connect Services and for the purposes for which you have allowed us to use your data in the appropriate box in the registration form, unless you request us to delete it in accordance with the previous Section. If you have not registered in the You Connect Services but have provided some personal data when accessing some online or offline services, we will only hold your personal information for the duration necessary to allow us to provide such services.
Canon hereby excludes, to the maximum extent permitted by law, all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms concerning the supply or purported supply of, failure to supply or delay in supplying any service in connection with the You Connect Services or that the You Connect Services, or any e-mail communication in relation to the You Connect Services or any service provided is accurate, complete or up-to-date, which might but for this Section 9 have effect between Canon and you, or would otherwise be implied into or incorporated into these Terms and Conditions or any collateral contract, whether by statute, common law or otherwise. You understand and agree that you are using the You Connect Services at your sole risk and that Canon does not warrant that the You Connect Services or any e-mail communication in relation to it, or any service provided will meet your requirements or that the You Connect Services will be uninterrupted or error free. Any content or services provided via v or in connection with the You Connect Services by Canon is done so on an "AS IS" and on an "AS AVAILABLE" basis and Canon makes no representations or endorsement of any kind, whether express or implied, with respect to the You Connect Services for the content or services included in, or made available in connection with, the You Connect Services . Canon reserves the right at its sole discretion, to amend or withdraw any content or services offered as part of the You Connect Services.
Canon and any of Canon's group companies and the officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents of any of them, exclude, to the maximum extent permitted by law, all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party, (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages) arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise in connection with the You Connect Services in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of the You Connect Services, any e-mail communication in relation to the You Connect Services or any service provided, any websites linked to the You Connect Services or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the You Connect Services or your downloading of any material from the You Connect Services or any websites linked to the You Connect Services. This shall not affect your statutory rights.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude or limit Canon's liability for: (i) death or personal injury caused by its negligence; (ii) fraud; or (iii) any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
11. Trade mark
You must not display or use in any manner Canon's or Canon Group trade marks or logos without Canon's prior written permission.
The construction, validity and performance of these Terms and Conditions shall be governed by Dutch Law, and Canon and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Amsterdam courts.
You shall not transfer either your membership to the You Connect Services or any rights arising from the You Connect Services, without Canon's prior written approval.
A failure of Canon to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision and shall in no way effect its right to later enforce or exercise it.
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties agree that it shall not effect the validity or enforceability of any other terms or rights which shall continue in full force and effect except for any such invalid or unenforceable provision or part thereof.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or above, or Netscape Communicator 6.0 or above are required*. The You Connect Services is best viewed using the latest version of Internet browsers. As the setting of each browser, please permit use of cookie and activate ActiveX and Java Script.
* In the case of Netscape 6.0, a part of the functions (download of my camera contents) does not work.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or above, or Netscape Communicator 6.0 or above are required*. The You Connect Services is best viewed using the latest version of Internet browsers. As the setting of each browser, please permit use of cookie and activate Java Script.
* In the case of Netscape 6.0, a part of the functions (download of my camera contents) does not work.
14. Details Canon Europa N.V.
Canon Europa N.V.
1185 XB Amstelveen
Registered in: Amsterdam Chamber of Commerce
Registered no: Company Registration Number: 33166721
VAT no: NL005916343B01
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Copyright (c) Canon Europa N.V. 2002-2013. All rights reserved. It is strictly prohibited to copy, distribute, publish or modify any materials or software contained on the You Connect Services or in subsequent support without the prior written consent of Canon.