Terms of use

1. General provisions

“Kapsch Aktiengesellschaft” grants the use of this website exclusively on the basis of these terms of use (“Terms of use”). Through the use of this website, all users (“Users”) are obligated to observe these terms of use.

If the user of the website is not a consumer in the sense of § 1 of the Austrian Consumer Protection Act (hereafter: “Consumer”), §§ 9 and 10 of the Austrian E-Commerce Act do not apply.

2. Kapsch services

On this website, Kapsch provides not only general information on the Kapsch Group and its business fields, but also offers the possibility of getting to know foreign countries and to experience art, education and science in a multimedia-based way. “Follow Kapsch” introduces impressive people and their stories, and shows how technological innovations are already changing day-to-day living. “Follow Kapsch” supports the values, objectives and concerns of the Kapsch Group. The commitment to entrepreneurial and societal responsibility, social dedication and sustainability are all part of this, as is the commitment to qualitatively high-value journalistic contributions.

Access to the website is generally possible 24 hours per day. If there is a short-term failure of the website, or individual services, no damages may be incurred for the benefit of the user in respect of Kapsch.

Kapsch has the right to cease the services of the website for the user at any time without prior notification, in part or in whole. No claims may arise for the user from this.

3. Data protection

The safety of personal data that is provided by the user is an important issue for Kapsch. Therefore, all user data (such as name, address, e-mail etc.) is treated strictly confidentially and protected with appropriate security systems.

Kapsch uses the information provided by users exclusively for the object of the company. Kapsch may also pass on the data internally within the company, as well as within the Kapsch Group.

The user grants approval that all essential messages are sent by e-mail, unless another form is required by law.

Through visiting this website, information may be stored regarding the access (date, time, page viewed, and other data). This data is not part of the personal data, but rather is anonymised. It is evaluated exclusively for statistical purposes.

Kapsch refers expressly to the fact that data transfer online (e.g. in communication by e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities and cannot be completely protected from access by third parties.

4. Limitation of liability

The content of this website is created with the greatest possible care. However, Kapsch, as the media owner and publisher, provides no guarantee for the accuracy, completeness or up-to-dateness of the content provided. Contributions identified by name reflect the opinion of the respective author and not always the opinion of Kapsch. With mere use of this website, no type of contractual relationship comes into existence between the user and Kapsch. Communications, references, opinions, data or other information on this website are always to be understood as general and non-binding.

Liability on the part of Kapsch – for any legal reason – only occurs if the damage is due to culpable violation of an essential duty or gross negligence or malice. In any case, the enforcement of profit lost is excluded as a possibility. The lack of possible use, or data loss, cannot be attributed to Kapsch.

Under no circumstances is the company, or a third party who participates in the development, production or distribution of the website, responsible for damages of any type that occur through the use of, or inability to use, the website, including but not limited to errors, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files or e-mails, errors, defects, viruses, delays in operation or in transmission, or other service deficiencies, irrespective of whether these are caused through force majeure, transmission errors, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to the website.

5. External links

This website contains links to third-party websites (“External links”). These websites are subject to the liability of the respective operator. Kapsch has no kind of influence on the current or future design or on the content of the linked pages. The placing of external links does not mean that Kapsch embraces the content behind the reference or link. Continual checking of the external links is not reasonable for Kapsch without concrete references to statutory violations. Where knowledge is gained of statutory violations, however, external links of this type will be immediately deleted.

6. Google Analytics – web analytics service

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

7. Intellectual property rights and related rights

The content, works, designs, concepts and other elements published on this website are protected by copyright. Any utilization requires the advance written agreement of the respective author. In particular, this applies for duplication, editing, translation, saving, processing and reproduction of content in databases or other electronic media and systems. Content and contributions from third parties are also designated as such. Unauthorized duplication or passing on of individual pieces of content or complete pages is not permitted and is liable to prosecution. The adoption of entire contributions or a dissemination of contents for commercial purposes is only permitted in exceptional cases, on request, and following express approval from the rights holder. This also applies for the adoption of contributions in accordance with § 44 Paragraph 1, Germany Copyright Act The unauthorized use of protected content may bring consequences in civil and criminal law. Only the production of copies and downloads for personal, private and non-commercial use is permitted. In the case of contraventions as well as the assertion of damages, Kapsch, and/or third-parties authorized by them, and/or aggrieved third parties are also entitled to judicial enforcement and recovery of legitimate status.

Links to this website are welcome and require advance written approval from Kapsch. The representation of this website in third-party frames is only acceptable with the appropriate permission.

8. Formal provisions and applicable law

Should individual provisions of these terms of use be invalid, this does not affect the efficacy of the other provisions. A regulation that comes closest to the intended purpose of the invalid provision shall take the place of the invalid provision. Changes to the concrete terms of use are possible at any time and are legally effective on the day following their first publication.

Austrian law shall apply for these terms of use. Its Conflict of Law Rules and the UN Sales of Goods Law are excluded from this. The place of jurisdiction for all disputes related to this contract, and the place of fulfillment, is in each case Vienna, Innere Stadt (inner City), Austria. Consumer: For suits against consumers, the place of jurisdiction is, as per § 14 Austrian Consumer Protection Act, the consumer’s residence, usual abode or place of employment if the consumer is abroad.