Terms of use

Last updated: January 2014

  1. Use of the Rotterdam World Gateway B.V. (“RWG”) website

    Your access to and use of this website is subject to these terms of use. By accessing and browsing this website or downloading data from the website, you accept these terms of use without limitation or qualification. The information provided on this website may not be distributed to or used by any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation thereof or which may subject RWG to any regulatory requirement within such jurisdiction or country.
  2. Revisions

    Information on this website may at any time be revised and updated without prior notice. RWG may also make improvements and/or changes in the services described on the website at any time without prior notice. RWG may at any time revise these terms of use without prior notice. You are automatically bound by such revisions and should therefore periodically visit to review the current terms of use.
  3. Copyright

    a. RWG shall retain any and all title, rights and interests it may have to/in its trademarks, copyrights and other (intellectual property) rights in respect of or connected to this website and its contents.

    b. RWG shall own all (intellectual property) rights related to and in this website as a whole, including but not limited to all rights, title and interest in and to trade secrets, patents, copyrights, trademarks, and know-how, as well as moral rights and similar rights of any type under the laws of any governmental authority, domestic or foreign.

    c. RWG shall also own any data created as a result of operating the website.

    d. Everything you see or read or that is contained in this website is protected by copyrights and may not be used without the prior written permission of RWG. The contents or information on this website may not be reproduced, distributed or published in any media for any purpose without prior written permission of RWG. If you download any information or software from this website, you agree that such copy is only for your personal, non-commercial use, and you will not copy it or remove or obscure any copyright or other notices or legends contained in any such information.

    e. RWG neither warrants nor represents that your use of material displayed on the website will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with RWG. This website may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed.
  4. No warranty

    While RWG has made every attempt to ensure that the information contained in this website is accurate and up to date, RWG is not responsible or liable for any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, misuse or conversion of any data or information contained in or derived from this website or from the results obtained from the use of any data or information. All information on this website is provided "as is" with no guarantee of completeness, accuracy, timeliness or of results obtained from the use of this information and without warranty or representation of any kind, expressed or implied. The use of this website and any information contained therein or obtained therefrom is at your own risk, and RWG assumes no responsibility whatsoever in connection with such use.
  5. Received information

    If you send RWG any data and/or information via this website, any and all rights to this data and/or information becomes the property of RWG and may be used for any purpose without limitation unless expressly agreed otherwise by parties in writing. Received data and/or information will not be treated as confidential. RWG assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for any loss of, erroneously or unjustified transfer to any third party of, or any third party’s unjustified access to or alteration of confidential data or information provided to RWG by you.
  6. Access to password protected or secure areas

    Access to and use of secure areas of the website is restricted to authorised users with digital certificates only. Unauthorised individuals attempting to access these areas of the website will be subject to prosecution.
  7. Use of links

    Should you leave this website via a hyperlink contained herein, you are deemed to have left this website. If you access and browse (the content of) a website that is not provided by RWG, you do so at your own risk. RWG shall not be responsible for any damages or losses caused by accessing and browsing such other websites. RWG makes no guarantees or representations as to, and shall have no liability whatsoever for, any electronic content delivered by any third party.
  8. Cookies

    This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files that are stored on your computer to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website by you (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, but as a consequence 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. 
  9. Exclusion of liability

    In no event will RWG, its shareholders, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents or representatives be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance on the information on this website or for any loss, damages, claims of whatever nature. Damages include amongst others any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive or other damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to business interruption, loss of data or profits arising out of access to or use of the website of RWG or its services. Neither RWG nor any of the parties mentioned above accepts or assumes any responsibility, and shall bear no liability for any damages to or viruses that may infect your computer, any other hardware, software, IT systems or property on account of your accessing, browsing and/or using this website and any of its services or downloading of any material, data, text, images, video or audio from the website. Furthermore, RWG will not be responsible and shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever due to any third party’s unjustified access to the website, passwords, data or information in the website.
  10. Governing law

    This website, including these terms of use, is governed by Dutch law. Any dispute arising out of or in relation to this website, including these terms of use, shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent court in Rotterdam save for appeal at the appropriate Dutch Courts.