Terms of use

1 TERMS OF WEBSITE USE

These Terms explain how you may use this website [www.gastronomics.fi] (the Site). You should read these Terms carefully before using the Site. 

By accessing or using the Site or otherwise indicating your consent, you agree to be bound by these Terms, our Website Privacy Policy and our Cookie Policy. 

If you do not agree with or accept any of these Terms, you should stop using the Site.

1.1 If you have any questions about the Site, please contact us by e-mail [hello@gastronomics.fi] or by telephone +358 400 241 841

1.2      Definitions

Content – means any text, images, video, audio or other multimedia content, software or other information or material submitted to or on the Site;

We, us or our – means Gastronomics Oy, company registration number [2773329-8] and the registered office of which is at Sauvolankuja 7, 21500 Piikkiö, Finland

You or your – means the person accessing or using the Site or its Content.

2 USING THE SITE

2.1 The Site is for your personal and non-commercial use only. 

2.2 We seek to make the Site as accessible as possible. If you have any difficulties using the Site, please contact us at [hello@gastronomics.fi].

2.3 We may prevent or suspend your access to the Site if you do not comply with any part of these Terms, any terms or policies to which they refer or any applicable law.

3 YOUR PRIVACY AND PERSONAL INFORMATION

3.1 Your privacy and personal information are important to us. Any personal information that you provide to us will be dealt with in line with our privacy policy, which explains what personal information we collect from you, how and why we collect, store, use and share such information, your rights in relation to your personal information and how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a query or complaint about the use of your personal information.

3.2 Our privacy policy is available at [www.gastronomics.fi/privacy].

4 OWNERSHIP, USE AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

4.1 This Site and all intellectual property rights in it including but not limited to any Content are owned by us, our licensors or both (as applicable). Intellectual property rights means rights such as: copyright, trade marks, domain names, design rights, database rights, patents and all other intellectual property rights of any kind whether or not they are registered or unregistered (anywhere in the world). We and our licensors reserve all of our rights in any intellectual property in connection with these Terms. This means, for example, that we and they remain owners of them and free to use them as we and they see fit.

4.2 Nothing in these Terms grants you any legal rights in the Site other than as necessary to enable you to access the Site. You agree not to adjust to try to circumvent or delete any notices contained on the Site (including any intellectual property notices) and in particular in any digital rights or other security technology embedded or contained within the Site. You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

4.3 Trade marks and trade names may also be used on this Site. The use of any trade marks on the Site is strictly prohibited unless you have our prior written permission.

5 SUBMITTING INFORMATION TO THE SITE

5.1 While we try to make sure that the Site is secure, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you supply to us and therefore we cannot guarantee that it will be kept confidential. For that reason, you should not let us have any patentable ideas or patent applications, advertising or marketing suggestions, prototypes, or any other information that you regard as confidential, commercially sensitive or valuable (Unwanted Submissions). While we value your feedback, you agree not to submit any Unwanted Submissions. 

5.2 We may use any Unwanted Submissions as we see reasonably fit on a free-of-charge basis (bear in mind that we have no way of knowing whether such information is confidential, commercially sensitive or valuable because we do not monitor the Site to check for these matters). Therefore, we will not be legally responsible for keeping any Unwanted Submissions confidential nor will we be legally responsible to you or anybody else for any use of such Unwanted Submissions.

6 ACCURACY OF INFORMATION AND AVAILABILITY OF THE SITE

6.1 We cannot promise that the Site will be fit or suitable for any purpose. Any reliance that you may place on the information on this Site is at your own risk.

6.2 We may suspend or terminate operation of the Site at any time as we see fit.

6.3 Content is provided for your general information purposes only and to inform you about us and our products and news, features, services and other websites that may be of interest. It does not constitute technical, financial or legal advice or any other type of advice and should not be relied on for any purposes.

6.4 While we try to make sure that the Site is available for your use, we do not promise that the Site is available at all times nor do we promise the uninterrupted use by you of the Site.

7 WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR VIRUSES AND YOU MUST NOT INTRODUCE THEM.

While we try to make sure that the Site is accurate, up-to-date and free from bugs, we cannot promise that it will be. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software. You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

8 HYPERLINKS AND THIRD PARTY SITES

The Site may contain hyperlinks or references to third party websites other than the Site. Any such hyperlinks or references are provided for your convenience only. We have no control over third party websites and accept no legal responsibility for any content, material or information contained in them. The display of any hyperlink and reference to any third party website does not mean that we endorse that third party's website, products or services. Your use of a third party site may be governed by the terms and conditions of that third party site.

9 LIMITATION ON OUR LIABILITY

Except for any legal responsibility that we cannot exclude in law (such as for death or personal injury), we are not legally responsible for any losses that were a)  not foreseeable to you and us when these Terms were formed b) that were not caused by any breach on our part, c) business losses, and d) losses to non-consumers.

10 EVENTS BEYOND OUR CONTROL

We shall have no liability to you for any breach of these Terms caused by any event or circumstance beyond our reasonable control including, but not limited to, strikes, lock-outs or other industrial disputes; breakdown of systems or network access; or flood, fire, explosion or accident.

11 RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES

No one other than a party to these Terms has any right to enforce any of these Terms.

12 VARIATION OF THESE TERMS

We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. By continuing to use and access the Site following such changes, you agree to be bound by any variation made by us. It is your responsibility to check these Terms from time to time to verify such variations. These terms were most recently updated on 30.03.2020

13 DISPUTES

13.1 We will try to resolve any disputes with you quickly and efficiently. If you are unhappy with us please contact us as soon as possible.

13.1 Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these terms of use which cannot be solved amicably shall be finally settled by arbitration in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the Finnish Central Chamber of Commerce. The arbitration shall be conducted in Helsinki, Finland, in the English language. The award shall be final and binding on you and us.

13.2 Nothing in these terms of use shall limit yours or our right to seek interim injunctive relief or to enforce an arbitration award in any competent court of law.

14 GOVERNING LAW & JURISDICTION

Please note that these terms of use shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Finland, excluding its choice of law provisions. Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to the terms of use which cannot be solved amicably shall be referred to the competent court in Finland.