Terms & Conditions

Finnish Partners Terms and Conditions

This website is provided as a service to our customers.  Please review the following terms and conditions of use, which govern your use of this website (the “Agreement”).

Your use of this website constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the Agreement.  We reserve the right to update or modify this Agreement at any time without prior notice.  For this reason, we encourage you to review the Agreement whenever you use this website.  If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use this website.

In using this website you are deemed to have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions:

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and any or all Agreements: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this website and accepting the Company’s terms and conditions. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We” and “Us”, refers to our Company. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves, or either the Client or ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner, whether by formal meetings of a fixed duration, or any other means, for the express purpose of meeting the Client’s needs in respect of provision of the Company’s stated services/products, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing Norwegian Law. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalization and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.

You must be at least 18 years of age to use this website.  By using this website and by agreeing to these terms and conditions you warrant and represent that you are at least 18 years of age. This website uses cookies.  By using this website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our Finnish Partners use of cookies in accordance with the terms of Finnish Partners [privacy policy / cookies policy].

Use

You have our permission to solely electronically copy and print hard copies of pages from this web site for personal AND or non-commercial reasons related to placing an order or shopping with us. Unless we give you written permission in advance, any other use of this web site, its content and its information, including linking or framing to this web site, is strictly prohibited.

Your Account

You may register with us when listing your company or company services or products using this website or by other means. For your website account, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account username and password and for preventing unauthorized access to your account. You accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password, please therefore take all necessary precautions to ensure that the username and password is kept confidential and secure. Please inform us immediately if you have any reason to believe that your username and/or password has become known to anyone else, or are being, or are likely to be, used in an unauthorized manner.

Please ensure the details you provide us with on registration are correct, complete and up to date. Inform us immediately of any changes to those details (e.g. change of email or postal address). You can access and update your details using the ‘Your Account’ area of the Website.

We reserve the right to refuse access to the website, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders at our discretion. If we do cancel an order, it will be without charge to you.

Personal Information
you may be asked to provide personal information (i.e. information which is collected and identifiable as relating to you personally) before purchasing any product, entering any competition or registering for our Finnish Partners e-Newsletter on this web site. All personal information collected from this web site will be maintained in accordance with the Finnish Partners Privacy Statement. By using this site, you consent to Finnish Partners retaining and using your personal information in accordance with the Privacy Policy.

Intellectual Property Ownership

The copyright to all content on this website including applets, graphics, images, layouts and text belongs to us or we have a license to use those materials.

All trademarks, brands and logos generally identified either with the symbols TM or ® which are used on this website are either owned by us or we have a license to use them. Your access to our website does not license you to use those marks in any commercial way without our prior written permission.

Any comment, feedback, idea or suggestion (called “Comments”) which you provide to us through this website becomes our property. If in future we use your Comments in promoting our website or in any other way, we will not be liable for any similarities which may appear from such use. Furthermore, you agree that we are entitled to use your Comments for any commercial or non-commercial purpose without compensation to you or to any other person who has transmitted your Comments.

If you provide us with Comments, you acknowledge that you are responsible for the content of such material including its legality, originality and copyright.

Registration Information/Privacy Policy

Please refer to Finnish Partners Privacy policy for information about our registration process, what information we collect on this Site and how we treat your personal information.

Termination

Finnish Partners reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to immediately, without notice, suspend or terminate (I) these Terms of Use; and/or (ii) your registration(s) with or ability to access Finnish Partners Site and/or any other service provided to you by Finnish Partners.

User Communication

Finnish Partners is pleased to hear from users and welcomes your comments regarding our products.  You alone are responsible for any communication, message, and/or other content that you post, upload, submit, transmit or share with Finnish Partners on this website, by electronic mail or otherwise, including but not limited to, any data, questions, comments, suggestions or the like (collectively “User Communications”).

By transmitting or posting any User Communications, you represent and warrant that such User Communications are your own original work and will not infringe or violate any copyright, trademark, trade secret, rights of privacy, rights of publicity or any other applicable laws.  Finnish Partners does not endorse or sponsor any such User Communications submitted by you or other users of this website.

Finnish Partners reserves the right to terminate your registration and/or deny you access if it determines, in its sole discretion, that you are violating these Terms of Use, or applicable law, or that your conduct is harmful to us, our interests or the interests of another user, a third-party provider, merchant, sponsor, licensor, or service provider.

You are prohibited from posting, uploading, submitting, sharing or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, inflammatory, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or would otherwise violate the law.  Finnish Partners will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Finnish Partners to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.

Subject to the terms and conditions set forth in our Privacy Policy, all User Communications will be treated as non-confidential and nonproprietary information. Accordingly, please do not post, upload, submit or share any User Communications you wish to be kept confidential or for which you expect compensation, acknowledgment or attribution.

Advertisements and Promotions

Finnish Partners may run advertisements and promotions from third parties on our Site. Your business dealings or correspondence with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers and other Finnish Partners, and any terms, conditions, warranties, or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. Finnish Partners is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such non- Finnish Partners advertisers on our Site.

Hyperlinks

This website may from time to time contain hyperlinks to other websites. Such links are provided for convenience only and we take no responsibility for the content and maintenance of or privacy compliance by any linked website. Any hyperlink on our website to another website does not imply our endorsement, support, or sponsorship of the operator of that website nor of the information and/or products which they provide.

You may link our website with our consent. Any such linking will be entirely your responsibility and at your expense. By linking, you must not alter any of our website’s contents including any intellectual property notices and you must not frame or reformat any of our pages, files, images, text or other materials.

Payment
Payments according to written agreement. Wired bank transfers are the only acceptable method of payment. Our Terms are payment in full, based on invoicing, within fourteen days. All services/goods if such remain the property of the Company until paid for in full. Monies that remain outstanding by the due date will incur late payment interest at the rate of 2% above the prevailing Bank of Norway’s base rate on the outstanding balance until such time as the balance is paid in full and final settlement. We reserve the right to seek recovery of any monies remaining unpaid 30 days from the date of invoice via collection Agencies and/or through the Small Claims Court in the event that the outstanding balance does not exceed NOK 5.000,-. In such circumstances, you shall be liable for any and all additional administrative and/or court costs.

Cancellation Policy
Minimum 6 months notice of cancellation required. Notification for instance, via email (letter attached), or any other means will be accepted subject to confirmation in writing. We reserve the right to levy a NOK 1.000, – charge to cover any subsequent administrative expenses.

Termination of Agreements and Refunds Policy
No refunds shall be offered, where a Service is deemed to have begun and is, for all intents and purposes, underway. Any monies that have been paid to us which constitute payment in respect of the provision of unused Services shall be refunded.

Availability
Unless otherwise stated, the services featured on this website are only available within the Norway, or in relation to postings from Finland. All listings and promotions are intended solely for the Norwegian market. You are solely responsible for evaluating the fitness for a particular purpose of any picture downloads, programs and text available through this site. Redistribution or republication of any part of this site or its content is prohibited, including such by framing or other similar or any other means, without the express written consent of the Company. The Company does not warrant that the service from this site will be uninterrupted, timely or error free, although it is provided to the best ability. By using this service you thereby indemnify this Company, its employees, and affiliates against any loss or damage, in whatever manner, howsoever caused.

Disclaimer
The materials on this website are provided “as is” without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation, warranties of title, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement of intellectual property.

Finnish Partners expressly disclaims any duty to update or revise the materials on this website, although Finnish Partners may modify the materials at any time without notice.  Your use of this website is at your sole risk, and you assume full responsibility for any costs associated with your use of this website.  Finnish Partners shall not be liable for any damages of any kind related to your use of this website.

Client`s Listing entries are written by Finnish Partners, or written by Client subject to Finnish Partners approval. Client agrees to be bound by and follow the Finnish Partners editorial standards. Client’s submissions to the finnishpartners.com site will be subject to finnishpartners.com editorial review, modification and/or removal in finnishpartners.com‘s sole discretion. Finnishpartners.com reserves the right, but not the obligation, to review Client submissions.

CLIENT REPRESENTS AND WARRANTS THAT ITS LISTINGS, LINKS AND SUBMISSIONS TO THE FINNISHPARTNERS.COM SITE DO NOT, AND WILL NOT INCLUDE CONTENT, OR LINKS TO CONTENT, WHICH MAY RESULT IN A CLAIM AGAINST, OR CIVIL OR CRIMINAL LIABILITY TO, FINNISHPARTNERS.COM OR THAT OTHERWISE VIOLATES APPLICABLE LAW OR THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CONTENT THAT IS FRAUDULENT, DECEPTIVE, LIBELOUS, DEFAMATORY, OBSCENE, PORNOGRAPHIC, ADULT-THEMED, INFRINGING OR THAT VIOLATES THE PRIVACY, PUBLICITY OR ANY OTHER RIGHT(S) OF A THIRD PARTY.
The above exclusions and limitations apply only to the extent permitted by law.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless each of Finnish Partners its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors and employees, from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from your use of this Site, the violation of these Terms of Use by you, or the infringement by you, or any other user using your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

Errors and Omissions
Occasionally there may be information on this website that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, and availability.  We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information on this website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice to you.

Modification and Notice

You agree that Finnish Partners may modify these Terms and Conditions and any other policies on our Site at any time and that posting the modified Terms and Conditions or policies on our Site will constitute sufficient notice of such modification.

Severability

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and Conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Applicable Laws
Any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Norway without giving effect to any principles of conflict of law. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of Oslo, Norway in respect of any disputes arising in connection with the website, or any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices or any matter related to or in connection therewith.

Comments or Questions
If you have any questions, comments or concerns arising from the website, the privacy policy or any other relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices or the way in which we are handling your personal information please contact us at info(at)finnishpartners.com


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