General Terms of Use (terms of business for online use)

1. Area of application

As a user of, the website of woont GmbH, and all the websites and internet services (Newsletter, RSS-Feed, external web-services) connected with it, you recognise the following general terms of use (terms of business for online use) and the warranty and liability restrictions which are defined below. woont GmbH expressly reserves the right, without prior notice, to modify, supplement, or delete parts of the web pages or the entire service, or to close down the domain. These terms of business for online use should be referred to from time to time. If any individual formulations of these terms of business for online use do not comply, no longer comply or do not comply fully with the applicable legal regulations, this will not affect the contents or validity of the remaining parts of these terms of business (ref. No.6). These general terms of business are originally written in German and translated to other languages for informative purposes. In case of any divergences in meaning, solely the German version is legally applicable.

2. Information on and use of the website

On, woont GmbH provides an information platform for consumers and people interested in furniture design. It enables users to search for matching products in accordance with varying search criteria. The products which are shown are selected by woont GmbH. The selection does not claim to be exhaustive and is oriented towards the interests of the groups which have been outlined above. woont GmbH does not guarantee that the internet service will be available online at all times. This applies in particular to interference, interruptions or the possible breakdown of the internet site. As a user you recognise that the contents of the website, in particular text, pictorial, video and sound material of all kinds, as well as the naming of manufacturers are protected under the laws on copyright, patent, trademark, branding, design, company, industrial property and/or other legal protection. It is not permitted to users, neither for their own nor for outside commercial purposes, to copy, exploit, distribute or publish any part of the contents of, or to use such contents for other purposes. In particular it is forbidden to change or remove logos, brand names, product or design names, references to copyright or other details from the contents. The website contains non-binding information which is in no respect part of the terms of business. woont GmbH regards the website merely as a directory containing a selection of manufacturers, creatives and their products. Product advice and information must always be obtained from the manufacturer or their partners. Any references to products and services, together with external textual contributions, are prepared carefully. In cases where content and data on are derived from third parties, woont GmbH takes all steps in order to make sure that the information is correct. However, if any data is found to be incorrect, please be so kind and inform us.

3. Warranty and liability restrictions

woont GmbH is responsible for self-made content according to § 7 Abs.1 TMG. woont GmbH accepts no liability and provides no warranty of any kind for any damage which may result from the use of the website. This applies particularly to the correctness, completeness and actuality of the content and data on the site and links (so-called 'hyperlinks') to the websites of third parties and for the correct functioning of such links. In the inclusion of links which refer to websites outside of woont GmbH takes all reasonable care to ensure that such sites do not contain illegal contents at the time the link is created. woont GmbH has no influence to the further development of these websites. Responsibility for these websites outside of are sole and only their owners according to §§ 8 bis 10 TMG. No liability is accepted particularly for any direct and indirect damage, for any loss of profit, failure of performance of any kind on the part of the internet, misuse by third parties or loss of programmes or other data in the user's information systems. This also applies if there is reference to the possibility of such damage on the website.

4. Data protection

Please find our Data Protection Guidelines here.

5. Applicable law and place of jurisdiction

The use of website is subject exclusively to the law of Germany. The sole place of jurisdiction is Augsburg, Germany.

6. Severability Clause

If any provision of this General Terms of Use (terms of business for online use) is prohibited by law or judged by a court to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, the provision shall, to the extent required, be severed from this General Terms of Use (terms of business for online use) and rendered ineffective as far as possible without modifying the remaining provisions of this General Terms of Use (terms of business for online use), and shall not in any way affect any other circumstances of or the validity or enforcement of this General Terms of Use (terms of business for online use).

(date: 01.01.2011)