1. General conditions of use of the website
A warm welcome to the website bernette.com. To keep our website attractive, informative and secure for all users at all times, we have established some basic rules. As a user of our website, we kindly ask you to read the following legal notices carefully. By accessing and using this website, you consent to these Terms and Conditions of Use. If you do not consent to these Terms and Conditions of Use, please do not use our website.
The operator of this website and publisher of these Terms and Conditions of Use is the company BERNINA International AG, Seestrasse 161, 8266 Steckborn, Switzerland ("BERNINA", “bernette” "we", "us", "our"). (Legal Notice)
The Terms and Conditions of Use of the website and the legal requirements on privacy and data protection are adapted, supplemented or amended from time to time. Each time you access or visit the website, the versions accessible at that time apply. Please visit this page every time you visit the site to view the latest Terms and Conditions of Use.
2. Copyright and trademark protection
BERNINA International AG holds the rights to registered trademarks, the brand names BERNINA, bernette and the logos (word/image logos) shown below, as well as other registered and unregistered trademarks. The use of the trademarks is reserved for BERNINA as well as BERNINA and bernette partners and licensees, to whom BERNINA grants explicit written permission to use the logo. Any other use of BERNINA or bernette brands is prohibited. Likewise, the use of BERNINA or bernette product images is reserved for our partners and licensees, to whom we give express written permission to use the product images. Any other use of BERNINA or bernette product images is prohibited.
The texts, pictures, photographs and designs contained in our websites are protected by law. Unless stated otherwise, they are subject to the copyright, trademark or other rights of BERNINA International AG or its subsidiaries and affiliates or licensors. No rights are transferred to you as a result of downloading, copying, translating, or processing such content in other media, e.g. on your own website, in social media, on purchase and exchange platforms or in a database.
The elements of our websites are freely usable for browsing purposes only. If elements are reproduced in whole or in part in any form - electronic or in writing - for personal and non-commercial use, the source shall be expressly mentioned and all existing instructions regarding copyright and other proprietary rights must be respected. Any use, reproduction, imitation, etc. of our online presence - including extracts - for commercial or non-personal use is permitted only with the prior written consent of BERNINA International AG. BERNINA does not guarantee that all the products mentioned on the website are available in your country. Some of the accessories mentioned are optional, depending on the country. Your BERNINA dealer can provide you with details of the BERNINA products available in your country.
3. No liability for third-party websites
The bernette.com website also contains links (hyperlinks) to Internet websites created and maintained by third parties. BERNINA has no influence on these third-party websites and therefore cannot know the contents of them in detail.
The hyperlinks on the website serve exclusively to facilitate navigation for the user of the website bernette.com. By including hyperlinks, BERNINA is simply facilitating access to these websites and assumes no responsibility whatsoever for their content. In particular, BERNINA does not endorse the contents of the websites accessible by hyperlink. Only the owners of the linked sites are responsible for their content and for any products offered there and the ordering of said products.
In particular, BERNINA assumes no liability for infringement of copyrights, trademark rights or personal rights by the contents of these websites.
4. Purpose and content of this website – no offers
The bernette.com website contains general information, promotional material and descriptions of bernette products. The information and images it contains represent examples of the extensive BERNINA product range, but do not constitute offers of products or services, binding offers or an invitation to make an offer by bernette, its Group companies or distributors. If a webshop is provided, all e-commerce offers are non-binding.
BERNINA does not guarantee that all the products mentioned on the website are available in your country. Some of the accessories mentioned are optional, depending on the country. Your BERNINA dealer can provide you with details of the BERNINA products available in your country.
5. No guarantee
BERNINA takes all reasonable measures to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. However, BERNINA is unable to provide any assurances or guarantees as to its timeliness, completeness or correctness, or with regard to its functionality, links or contents.
6. Limitation of liability and disclaimer
All the information, pages and functions of this website provided may be suspended temporarily or discontinued completely by BERNINA. The company is in no way legally responsible or liable for any temporary or permanent interruption or suspension of information, pages or functions of this website.
To the extent permitted by law, BERNINA and its Group companies assume no liability or legal responsibility for damage, defects or losses, in particular compensation claims for direct, indirect, consequential or subsequent damage, loss of profit, loss of use or data corruption or loss incurred by you or a third party arising in connection with this website. BERNINA is not liable under any circumstances for illegal content stored by the user or its improper use by him/her or for the loss of data or the presence of viruses or other harmful components. This limitation of liability applies irrespective of the legal basis of the liability. This is subject to mandatory statutory liability, for example for gross negligence or wilful intent, if a quality guarantee is given, and if a contractual obligation is violated. The limitation of liability also does not apply in the event of loss of life, bodily injury or damage to health of a person.
8. Other provisions
If the individual provisions or parts of these Terms and Conditions of Use should prove to be invalid or ineffective, the validity of the rest of the Terms and Conditions of Use will not be affected. These Terms and Conditions of Use are subject to Swiss law; the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (also known as the Vienna Sales Convention) does not apply. To the extent permitted by law, the ordinary courts in Frauenfeld, Switzerland are competent for all legal disputes arising from these Terms and Conditions of Use or the use of the website, but BERNINA reserves the right to sue the user in his/her place of residence.
If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions of Use, please contact us in writing at BERNINA International AG, Seestrasse 161, 8266 Steckborn, Switzerland or firstname.lastname@example.org.