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General terms and conditions of use

of the "las campus" web pages

of the laboratory animal science project area

at TransMIT Gesellschaft für Technologietransfer mbH

Kerkrader Str. 3, D-35394 Giessen (Germany)

(hereinafter “the Provider”)

1. Application area and general provisions

1. Application area and general provisions

1.1

The Provider is liable for the content of the “las campus” under www.las-interactive.de (hereinafter “LAS interactive”).

1.2

The content of las campus is provided exclusively on the basis of these terms and conditions of use. Subsidiary agreements deviating from these terms and conditions of use, modifications and supplements are only valid with the written approval of the Provider.

1.3

LAS interactive is an information platform for laboratory animal experimentation and provides complementary online teaching materials for people who will be trained in issues relating to animal experimentation in accordance with the provisions of the German Animal Welfare Act. The content of LAS interactive follows the requirements of Annex I of the TierSchVersV and Annex V of the Directive 2010/63/EU. LAS interactive provides knowledge in treating and working with laboratory animals in accordance with animal welfare. The content is augmented by images and videos. The materials provided by LAS interactive include content generated in-house as well as foreign editorial content.

1.4

The content of las campus can either be used as the theoretical part of laboratory animal science courses or in courses and lectures as complementary teaching material. The content of LAS interactive can also be used as a substitute or complement to the theoretical part in the context of a course certified by GV SOLAS.

1.5

The content of LAS interactive is provided in German, English and French.

1.6

Users can set up a user account by providing the relevant data found at Öffnet externen Link in neuem Fensterhttp://www.las-interactive.de. This will provide users with full access to the password protected content of LAS interactive. The account will be confirmed via an e-mail sent by the administrator to the e-mail address provided by the user. Only professional email addresses or student email addresses are accepted. Exceptions can be made under special circumstances upon request. The decision will be subject to review.

1.7

Every LAS interactive user undertakes to keep their access data (user name, password) secret and not to provide third parties with access to their user account. A user account cannot be transferred to third parties. In particular, users are not entitled to provide third parties with access to the services of LAS interactive via their own user account to avoid any required fees in doing so. Every LAS interactive user is obliged to inform LAS interactive without delay if there is evidence of an abuse of their user account or if they become aware that a third party has gained unauthorised knowledge of their access data.

1.8

By providing the password and user name generated in accordance with clause 1.6, the user obtains access to the password protected content of LAS interactive at  http://www.las-interactive.de.

1.9

The technical prerequisites for using LAS interactive require an up-to-date browser and Javascript. . 

1.10

Insofar as these general terms and conditions of use refer to consumers, they are understood as natural persons whose purpose for concluding the legal transaction cannot be attributed to any of their commercial or self-employed professional activities (§ 13 German Civil Code).

2. Conclusion of the contract

2. Conclusion of the contract

2.1

In addition to the free use of the (password protected and freely available) content of LAS interactive, the Provider offers also the purchase of qualification certificates subject to a charge and the setting up of respective courses. 

2.2

Before being authorised to make use of the services of the Provider subject to a charge, a respective contract between the Provider and user must be concluded. The contract can be concluded in two ways, either by means of a quote specifically drafted by the Provider for this order, or by filling out the corresponding form made available by the Provider in the password protected area of LAS interactive. Signed offers must be sent by post to TransMIT Gesellschaft für Technologietransfer mbH, Kerkrader Straße 3, D-35394 Giessen, Germany, or to the TransMIT project area of laboratory animal experimentation c/o Philipps Universitaet Marburg, for the attention of Dr. Nicole Linklater, Karl-von-Frisch Str. 8, D-35043 Marburg. Subscription forms from the password protected area of the website must be signed by the user and returned via e-mail to buchung@las-campus.de or fax to +49 6421 2528937 to the Provider. The subscriptions are binding.

2.3

The exclusive contract partner of the user is TransMIT Gesellschaft für Technologietransfer mbH, Kerkrader Strasse 3, D-35394 Giessen, Germany.

Instructions on the right of cancellation for consumers

Instructions on the right of cancellation for consumers

Right of cancellation

You have the right to cancel the contract declaration within 14 days without giving any reason in written form (e.g. by letter, fax, e-mail). The given period starts upon receipt of these instructions in written form; however, this period does not start before the conclusion of the contract and not before the fulfilment of our duties to inform in accordance with article 246 § 2 in combination with § 1 paragraphs 1 and 2 EGBGB (Introductory Act to the German Civil Code) as well as our duties in accordance with § 312g paragraph 1 sentence 1 BGB (German Civil Code) in combination with article 246 § 3 EGBGB. Cancellation in a timely manner is deemed sufficient for compliance with the given period of cancellation. .

The cancellation shall be addressed to:

TransMIT Gesellschaft für Technologietransfer mbH

Kerkrader Straße 3

35394 Gießen

Fax: +49 (0) 6 41- 94 364 99

Consequences of cancellation  

In the event of an effective cancellation, the mutually received services are to be returned and any derived profits (e.g. interest) are to be reimbursed. If you are unable to reimburse or to return any or all of the goods and/or services received and their use (e.g. benefits therefrom) or if you return them in a deteriorated state, you are obligated to pay us compensation for the lost value. This may result in you having to fulfil the contractual payment duties for the period up to cancellation. The obligation to reimburse payments shall be fulfilled within 30 days. The grace period for you starts upon dispatch of your cancellation. For us, this period begins upon its receipt.

Special notes

Your right of cancellation expires prematurely if the contract has been fulfilled by both parties in accordance with your explicit consent before you have exercised your right of cancellation. 

End of instructions on the right of cancellation.

4. Remuneration and forms of payment

4. Remuneration and forms of payment

4.1

In general, it is free to consult the web pages of LAS interactive. This also applies to the consultation of the encrypted area of LAS interactive.

4.2

An administration fee is calculated on a full cost basis for the use of the LAS interactive exam tool and the issue of qualification certificates by the Provider. The amount depends on the time required for the relevant amount of support. A cost estimate can be asked for in specific cases via e-mail to the Provider at admin@las-interactive.de.

4.3

The Provider issues the user with an invoice specifying the accumulated administrative costs. This is due upon receipt, by the latest, within 30 days upon receipt of the invoice.

4.4

The administrative costs in accordance with clause 3.2 must be paid via bank transfer to the following bank account of the Provider:

Sparkasse Gießen
Bankleitzahl: 513 500 25
Kontonummer: 200 613 260
IBAN code:     DE56 5135 0025 0200 6132 60.

4.5

If the user is in default, the Provider is entitled to calculate default interest at a rate of 5% above the corresponding base interest rate of the European Central Bank. Insofar as the user is not a consumer, the Provider is entitled to calculate default interest at a rate of 8% above the corresponding base interest rate of the European Central Bank. The interest is due immediately. The right to assert claims for further damages is reserved by the Provider.

5. Compensation for damages and limitation of liability

5. Compensation for damages and limitation of liability

The Provider shall exclusively be liable for compensation of damages in the following cases:

a) in the event of culpably caused damages to body, life, and health;

b) if he has assumed liability and damages result from the non-fulfilment of this liability;

c) in the event of damages caused intentionally or due to gross negligence by him or his vicarious agents;

d) in the event of culpable failure to deliver or perform instead of the provision of the full service in the event of significant contractual violations;

e) in the event of breach of major contractual duties due to ordinary negligence, but limited to foreseeable damages typical of the contract;

f) in accordance with the provisions of any other mandatory statutory liability regulations, and

g) in the event of the culpable breach of secondary duties if the user can no longer be expected to accept the performance and/or if the delivery or performance is impossible.

6. Copyright

6. Copyright

6.1

The contents of LAS interactive are protected by copyright. Their use is exclusively authorised for the defined purposes of professional and further education. It is only permitted to consult the contents of LAS interactive online and offline using the means provided by LAS interactive. Contents intended for download are always marked as such. 

6.2

Any use or exploitation of the contents of LAS interactive protected by copyright beyond contractual purposes, in particular via reproduction, dissemination, digitization, storage – regardless of the medium used or technical form – and the transfer or forwarding to third parties, whether remunerated or not, is not allowed.

6.3

All other rights to the intellectual property of LAS interactive (including all components, parts and content thereof) as well as all further developments, modifications and translations thereof shall remain with Philipps-Universitaet Marburg.

7. Data protection

7. Data protection

7.1

In the context of the enrolment in accordance with clause 1.7, it is mandatory for the user to indicate their e-mail address and the password generated and to answer whether they have prior knowledge in the field of laboratory animal science. Furthermore, the institution and the professional category can be indicated on a voluntary basis.

7.2

The Provider collects, stores, modifies and transfers personal data of the user exclusively for the purpose of carrying out the activity and shall observe the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act.

8. Miscellaneous

8. Miscellaneous

8.1

These terms and conditions of use are subject to the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany. The location of the Provider is the exclusive place of jurisdiction – provided that this is legally allowed – for all disputes arising from and in relation to these terms and conditions of use. The Provider is, however, entitled to take legal action at the headquarters of the user.

8.2

Subsidiary agreements deviating from these terms and conditions of use, confirmations, modifications or supplements are only valid in written form, whereby the written form itself can be waived in written form only.

8.3

Should individual provisions of the contract including these terms and conditions of use be or become invalid in whole or in part or should the contract comprise an unforeseen omission which has not been anticipated, the effectiveness of the other provisions or parts of such provisions remain unaffected. The ineffective or missing provisions will be replaced by the respective legal regulations.

Date: September 2015

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