By accessing and using this site and any web pages located within www.wolterskluwer.com (collectively, the “Site”), you accept the following terms and conditions (“Terms”), without limitation or qualification. If you do not accept these Terms, you must discontinue all use of the Site.

Ownership and third-party links

Unless otherwise stated, all content provided on this Site, including, but not limited to, the text and images contained herein and their arrangement, is owned by or licensed to Wolters Kluwer N.V. and/or its affiliates (collectively “Wolters Kluwer” or “us”). You may only use the content for informational, non-commercial purposes.  The information provided on this Site is for informational purposes only and does not create a business or professional services relationship between you and Wolters Kluwer. You may not copy, reproduce, publish, distribute, modify, or create derivative works from, sell, or exploit in any way the Site or content provided in this Site. Screen/web scraping, crawling, extraction or collection of the content of the Site is prohibited. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.

Links on this Site may lead to services or sites not operated by Wolters Kluwer. No judgment or warranty is made with respect to such other services or sites and Wolters Kluwer takes no responsibility for such other sites or services. A link to another site or service is not an endorsement of that site or service. Any use you make of the information provided on this Site, or any site or service linked to by this Site, is at your own risk. Our Cookie and Privacy Notice does not apply to any collection and processing of your personal data on or through such other sites.

Privacy and Cookie Notice

Wolters Kluwer collects and processes personal data of the visitors of the Site according to the Privacy and Cookie Notice.

Feedback and submissions

Unless expressly stated otherwise herein, any information submitted by you through this Site shall be deemed non-confidential and non-proprietary. You represent that you have the lawful right to submit such information and agree that you will not submit any information unless you are legally entitled to do so and always in a manner that could not damage our business interests or reputation (including that you will not submit any information to defame or disparage Wolters Kluwer, or to harass, bully or unlawfully discriminate against staff or third parties; or to make false or misleading statements).

You hereby assign and grant to Wolters Kluwer a worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, transferable, sublicensable right, title and interest to use and incorporate into the Site (or for any other use) any suggestion, enhancement request, recommendation, correction or other feedback provided by you relating to the Site. We will not be obligated to credit you for such feedback or hold any such feedback in confidence.

Any ideas disclosed to Wolters Kluwer outside of a pre-existing and documented confidential business relationship are not confidential and Wolters Kluwer may therefore develop, use and freely disclose or publish similar ideas without compensating you or attributing to you. By submitting an idea or other detailed submission to Wolters Kluwer through this Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms.

Disclaimer

This Site and its contents are provided “AS IS” and Wolters Kluwer makes no representation or warranty of any kind with respect to this Site or any site or service accessible through this Site. Wolters Kluwer expressly disclaims all express and implied warranties including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement. In no event will Wolters Kluwer or its respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, or third-party service providers be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, consequential, or other damages (including, but not limited to, lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs or data) without regard to the form of action and whether in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with this Site, any content on or accessed through this Site or any service linked to, or any copying, displaying, or use thereof. The limitations herein will apply even if a remedy fails of its essential purpose. This provision is not intended to exclude liability that we may not exclude under applicable law.

Any information contained on these pages is provided for general informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal, accounting, tax or other professional advice. You should consult directly with a professional if legal, accounting, tax or other expert assistance is required.

Choice of law and jurisdiction

You agree that these Terms and any legal action or proceeding relating to this Site shall be governed by the laws of the Netherlands without giving effect to any law or statutory provision which would require or permit the application of the laws of another jurisdiction. Any dispute arising out of or in connection with these Terms or any contractual or non-contractual obligations connected to these Terms will be exclusively settled by the competent court in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

You are responsible for complying with the laws of the jurisdiction from which you are accessing this Site and you agree that you will not access or use the information on this Site in violation of such laws.

If any portion of these Terms is invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, then (i) in that jurisdiction it shall be re-construed to the maximum effect permitted by law in order to effect its intent as nearly as possible, and the remainder of these Terms shall remain in full force and effect, and (ii) in every other jurisdiction, all of these Terms shall remain in full force and effect.

Amendment to Site and Terms

We may, in our sole and absolute discretion and without any liability, modify, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site, temporarily or permanently, at any time and without prior notice. We may also modify these Terms without notice to you. Users of the Site are advised to regularly read the Terms for possible changes. By continuing to use this Site after modifications have been made to these Terms, you accept the modifications made to these Terms.

Where to submit law enforcement requests

Law enforcement requests may be submitted via email to: [email protected]

Receipt of correspondence by this means is for convenience only and does not waive any objections, including the lack of jurisdiction or proper service. Governmental entities who do not submit legal requests through the law enforcement request mailboxes above should expect longer response times.

Last updated: 9 April 2021