Website terms and conditions
Last updated: January 15, 2020
Who we are
1.1 Carte Blanche EU (“ we ”, “ us ” and “ our ”) is an online digital magazine based in Prague, Czech Republic.
What we do
2.1 We write content on lifestyle, culture and travel (hereinto referred as “Articles”, “Content” and “Website Content”)
Agreement between you and us
3.1 These terms and conditions, (hereinto referred as “Terms”) govern your access to and use of https://www.carteblanche-eu.com, our mobile applications and your participation in the online surveys relating the Articles (hereinto referred together as, the “Website”).
3.2 You should read this document carefully. By visiting, accessing, using or contributing to the Website, you agree that you have read and accepted these Terms and agree to be legally bound them. If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms, please immediately cease your use of the Website and delete all our applications from your device.
4.1 These Terms govern the relationship between us and:
4.1.1 visitors to the Carte Blanche EU Website and any related subdomains;
4.1.2 users of the Website apps; and
4.1.3 participants of the online surveys relating to the Website.
5.1 These Terms include and incorporate by reference the www.carteblanche-eu.com/privacy-policy, which explains the types of information collected, stored, shared and processed in connection with the Website, how and why we use such information, who we share it with and your legal rights.
Changes to the policy
6.1 These Terms apply to you from the date of publishing and until these Terms are superseded by a new version. We may update these Terms at any time for legal or regulatory reasons, or to reflect changes in our services or business practices. Any amended Terms will be posted on www.carteblanche-eu.com.
7.1 Carte Blanche is a global online digital magazine based in Prague, Czech Republic.
7.2 For questions about guest writing or assistance with any subscription problems, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
7.3 If you have any other questions, concerns, or complaints, you may contact us at email@example.com.
Accessing the website
8.1 When accessing and using the Website and/ or its related subdomains you are prohibited from:
8.1.1 violating any law, statute, ordinance or regulation;
8.1.2 using the Website (or any part of it) for any illegal purpose and you agree to use it in accordance with all relevant laws;
8.1.3 promoting or providing information about illegal activities, promoting physical harm or injury against any group or individual, or promoting any illegal acts;
8.1.4 uploading or transmitting through the Website any computer viruses, macro viruses, Trojan horses, worms or anything other harmful activity;
8.1.5 overriding any security feature of the Website or jeopardise the security of your account or someone else’s account (such as allowing someone else to log in to the Website as you);
8.1.6 interfering with the operation of, or places an unreasonable load on, the Website (such as viruses, denial of service attack or gaming algorithms);
8.1.7 using manual or automated software, devices or other means or processes to access, scrape or crawl the Website or any content or information contained in it;
8.1.8 engaging in ‘framing’, ‘mirroring’, or otherwise simulating the appearance or function of the Website;
8.1.9 removing any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices contained in or on the Website;
8.1.10 modifying, creating derivative works or copying or storing any significant portion of the Website or any related technology (unless allowed by law or we expressly authorise);
8.1.11 using the Website (or any part of it) in a manner which may result in; (i) the Website being interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient or such manner designed to interfere with, interrupt or disrupt the normal operating procedures of a computer or Website; (ii) sharing any material which is unlawful, libellous, abusive, obscene, pornographic, discriminatory, harmful, fraudulent, deceptive, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar invasive of another’s privacy, hateful or otherwise objectionable, defamatory, offensive, or of an obscene or menacing character, or that may cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety; (iii) impairing the effectiveness or functionality of the Website; or (iv) violating or infringing the rights of any person, firm or company (including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, confidentiality and/ or privacy) of the Website;
8.1.12 attempting to grant any unauthorised access to any part or component of the Website;
8.1.13 copying or distributing any part of the Website in any medium without our prior written consent; and
8.1.14 altering or modifying any part of the Website other than as may be reasonably necessary to use the Website for its intended use; or
8.1.15 reverse engineering, decompiling, disassembling deciphering or otherwise attempting to obtain the source code or underlying ideas or information of or relating to the Website or any related technology, or any part thereof unless allowed by law.
9.1 While we will use reasonable endeavours to verify the accuracy of any information we place on the Website, we make no warranties, whether express or implied in relation to its accuracy, however, the Website, all materials, information, and services included in or available through the Website is provided for your information and entertainment purposes only without any representation or endorsement and we do not guarantee that access to the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free.
9.2 To the fullest extent permitted by the applicable law, we disclaim all warranties or conditions, either express or implied, or any part of them in relation to the Website, all materials, information, or services offered on the Website whether by us or on our behalf, and in relation to any results or information obtained through the Website and any reliance on any such results or information and conclusions drawn from such results or information. You acknowledge and agree that in accepting these Terms you have not relied on any representation or warranty that is not expressly included in these Terms and you agree that you shall have no remedy in respect of any misrepresentation which has not become a part of these Terms.
9.3 To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, representations, conditions and duties of any kind, whether implied or expressed, including without limitation, any warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security, accuracy, condition or completeness, or any implied warranty arising from course of dealing or usage or trade.
9.4 You acknowledge that we cannot guarantee and therefore shall not be in any way responsible for the timeliness, security, performance or privacy of the Website and any information provided to or taken from the Website by you.
10.1 To the fullest extent allowed by applicable law:
10.1.1 we shall not be liable to you whether in contract, tort (including for negligence), misrepresentation, restitution or otherwise for any for any loss of profits; loss of sales or business; loss of agreements or contracts; loss of anticipated savings or income; loss of opportunity; loss of or damage to goodwill; loss of use or corruption of software, data or information; and/or similar losses or pure economic loss, or for any indirect or consequential loss, costs, damages, charges or expenses however arising under or in connection with the performance or contemplated performance of the Terms, even if we had been advised of the possibility of same in advance; and
10.1.2 subject to paragraph 10.1.1, our total aggregate liability in contract, tort (including negligence), misrepresentation, restitution or otherwise, arising under or in connection with the performance or contemplated performance of the Terms is limited to Five Euro.
10.2 Nothing in these Terms purports to exclude or limit liability for any fraudulent statement or act or in respect of any liability that cannot excluded or limited under applicable law.
11.1 You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us, our affiliates, subsidiaries, joint ventures, third-party service providers, and our respective employees, contractors, agents, officers, and directors harmless from all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including legal fees, that arise out of or are related to any breach of the Terms by you or any other liabilities incurred by us arising out of your use or misuse of the Website, or use by any other person accessing the Website using your internet access account.
12.1 We are the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Website. You acknowledge and agree that all copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights in all material or content contained within the Website shall remain at all times owned by us or our licensors. You are permitted to use this material only as expressly authorised by us. We reserve all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website and the content on the Website. You agree not copy, publish, republish, redistribute, archive, store, adapt, alter, modify, translate, create derivative works from, summarise, photocopy, scan, syndicate, sell, license, frame, harvest, scrape, grant or purport to grant any rights in or otherwise make available any content from the Website.
12.2 “Carte Blanche” is a trademark belonging to us. No licence or consent is granted to you to use this trademark in any way and you agree not to use this trademark without our prior written permission.
13.1 We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to terminate or block your access to all or part of the Websites, with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, including without limitation your violation of these Terms.
14.1 Nothing in these Terms affects your statutory rights as a consumer.
Governing law and jurisdiction
15.1 This interpretation, formation and operation of the Terms and all non-contractual obligations arising from or connected with them shall be governed by and construed in accordance with, and all disputes between the parties arising out of or in any way relating to the Terms or any disputes between the parties in any way connected with the subject matter of these Terms (whether contractual or non-contractual) shall be governed by, the laws of Czech Republic
15.2 Each of the parties submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Czech Courts.
15.3 Nothing contained in the Terms shall limit our right to bring enforcement proceedings in another jurisdiction or to seek interim, protective or provisional relief in the courts of another jurisdiction.
Some final terms
16.2 If a court with jurisdiction over these Terms finds that any part of these Terms is wholly or partly unenforceable, you and us agree that where possible, the court should modify the terms to make that part enforceable while still achieving its intent. If the court cannot do that, you and us agree that the court should not have regard to that unenforceable part but still enforce the rest of these Terms.
16.3 If we fail to insist that you perform any of your obligations under these Terms or we do not act or delay in acting to in exercise a right or remedy provided by these Terms that does not mean we have waived our rights or remedies against you and will not mean that you do not have to comply with your obligations.
16.4 These Terms are personal to you. You agree not to assign or transfer your rights or obligations under these Terms to anyone else without receiving our prior written consent. We may assign or transfer these Terms without your consent by providing you with notice.
16.5 You and us agree that no agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of these Terms and you do not have any authority of any kind to bind us in any respect.
16.6 You agree that the only way you can provide us with a legal notice is at the electronic mail address(s) firstname.lastname@example.org.
16.7 To the extent allowed by law, the English language version of these Terms is binding, and any translations are for convenience only.
16.8 In these Terms:
16.8.1 a reference to these Terms includes all of its parts, and includes any amendment to or replacement of them;
16.8.2 headings are for reference purposes only and do not form part of these Terms;
16.8.3 a reference to a statute, code or other law includes regulations and other instruments under it and consolidations, amendments, re-enactments or replacements of any of them;
16.8.4 the singular includes the plural, and vice versa; and
16.8.5 “includes”, “including”, “for example”, “such as” and similar terms are not words of limitation.
16.9 If you are a consumer, nothing in these Terms excludes any of your applicable consumer or other statutory legal rights that cannot be waived.