Terms of Use


Energieloft.de is operated by Innoloft GmbH and offers free and paid services on its Internet platform for companies, institutes, students and other natural or legal persons.
By registering on the energieloft.de Internet platform, you accept the following General Terms and Conditions (hereinafter "GTC") for the use of energieloft.de. These GTC can be viewed and saved at any time (even after conclusion of contract) by calling the link Terms of Use in the footer of each page.

1. scope

The operator of energieloft.de is Innoloft GmbH, Welkenratherstraße 73-75, 52074 Aachen (hereinafter referred to as energieloft.de), registered at the Aachen Local Court with its registered office in Aachen. These GTC apply to all contracts between energieloft.de and users, regardless of whether the site is used by companies, associations, institutes, applicants, students or other natural or legal persons.

2nd subject matter of contract

2.1

Energieloft.de offers its users an extensive communication and information platform on energy, innovation promotion and related areas. This is done in particular by categorising and structuring information available online on services, activities, research activities or industry news, as well as offering presentation functions for various user groups. In addition, the platform allows users to contact users in the form of "messages". The regulations described in these GTC apply here.

2.2

Free registration gives users limited access to energieloft.de's structuring services. Users do not incur any costs with the registration. Depending on the type of user, the user can acquire complete access to all existing content. For this purpose, access to the Internet platform can be purchased explicitly. Without the conscious booking of such services the offer of energieloft.de remains free of charge. For all chargeable bookable services, separate terms of use apply, which you can view when booking and later, in the administration under "My bookings" at any time again.

2.3

energieloft.de offers companies and associations online services to present themselves as business partners, research partners or employers. These services include the placement of job advertisements on energieloft.de (if desired including links to these in social networks or on partner sites), the presentation as employer through the energieloft interview or through company profiles, as well as the presentation of company services or activities for presentation as a valuable business partner or research partner.

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2.4

energieloft.de offers institutes and research institutions online services to present themselves as research partners or employers. These services include placing job advertisements on energieloft.de (including links to these on social networks or on partner sites), presenting the company as an employer by highlighting research topics and projects, and offering services and activities to present the company as a valuable research partner for the energy industry.

2.5

energieloft.de offers applicants and students the opportunity to find out free of charge about job options and vacancies in the energy industry, energy research or related fields. Furthermore energieloft.de offers possibilities to contact other users of any user type (companies, institutes, etc). The regulations described in these GTC apply here.

3 Use of data, offers and services from energieloft.de

With registration on energieloft.de, the user accepts the conditions for the use of the information and services offered on energieloft.de.

3.1

energieloft.de only provides information and data on company performance, research activities or other industry news that have either been published freely accessible online on websites or which users have entered on energieloft.de themselves. Energieloft.de has the right to delete data and information without giving reasons and without prior notice if this data and/or information violates legal regulations or these GTC or if it is illegal or unconditional content. Energieloft.de assumes no liability for the accuracy of the data or available information and can explicitly not be made liable if the information provided is incomplete or inaccurate. With the use of energieloft.de the user acknowledges this.

3.2

The user acknowledges that in rare cases technical malfunctions may occur. Maintenance, security or capacity concerns as well as higher events over which energieloft.de has no control (disturbances of communication networks, power failures, etc.) may lead to the temporary suspension of the services of energieloft.de.

3.3

energieloft.de networks players and offers opportunities to make contact. energieloft.de does not control the communication between users and cannot be held liable for infringements that result from this communication. If contracts between users arise through the communication channels of energieloft.de, energieloft.de is not involved and does not act as a contractual partner. energieloft.de is not liable in connection with such contracts.

3.4

Energieloft.de offers editorial content (e.g. industry news, newsletters, event calendars, etc.). Some of these services can be booked against payment or are made available to users free of charge. energieloft.de assures that the editorial content will be prepared or compiled in accordance with the principles of journalistic diligence. However, no warranty or guarantee for the correctness and completeness is assumed.

4 Registration Liability and Policies

Energieloft.de makes free and public information available to the visitors of the platform. However, further information and data can only be viewed after registration. The following guidelines apply to registration.

4.1

By registering, the user confirms the correctness and truthfulness of his data. The user is obliged to inform us immediately of any changes to his user data relevant to registration.

4.2

Only email addresses are allowed as user names. The email address used must be the user's regular email address or must not be created exclusively for the misuse of energieloft.de. Only one access per user is allowed. For different user account types, registration is only possible with separate email addresses. This includes the use of university addresses to identify oneself as a student or institute employee, and company addresses to identify oneself as an employee of a company.

4.3

The user assures that he/she is fully contractually capable at the time of registration in order to use the full range of functions of energieloft.de. Minor users may view information on the platform, but may not book offers with costs. Furthermore, the use must be made with the knowledge of a legal guardian.

4.4

The user is obliged to keep the password created during registration secret. The password is stored encrypted. Energieloft.de itself cannot see the original password.
ATTENTION: energieloft.de will never ask you to provide your password outside the login field provided.

4.5

Energieloft.de assures to check the registration for correctness. To facilitate this, accounts of companies, institutes, associations and students can only be registered with the appropriate e-mail address (company domain, institute domain or university e-mail address). However, energieloft.de cannot guarantee the 100% accuracy of the data provided or the existence of the user and does not guarantee the identity of a user.

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4.6

Energieloft.de is liable for damages caused by gross negligence or intent as well as for injury to life, body and health. Energieloft.de is only liable, irrespective of the legal reason, in particular due to delay, non-fulfilment, defective performance or unauthorised action, for damages which result from culpable violation of an essential contractual obligation (cardinal obligations) and only if these endanger the achievement of the purpose of the contract. Liability is limited to typical contractual damage that cannot be controlled by the client.

5. right of withdrawal for consumers

Currently, all services on energieloft.de are offered free of charge to consumers. If chargeable services are offered to consumers on energieloft.de in the future, the right of withdrawal applies to these services for the consumer within the meaning of the law (§ 13 German Civil Code), provided that the user registers with energieloft.de for a purpose that can be attributed neither to his commercial nor his independent professional activity. More detailed regulations can be found in the terms and conditions of the booked product.

6. duties of the user and copyright

Energieloft.de allows its users to publish their own data on the platform. By registering, the user accepts the guidelines for providing information on energieloft.de. These are:

  • stating true and non-misleading information in their profile and during communication with other users
  • the use of photos and image material whose copyrights the user owns or freely disposes of
  • exclusive disclosure of data and information that does not infringe the copyrights of third parties
  • 6.1

    The users bear the sole responsibility under press, competition and other laws for the content delivered by them. energieloft.de regularly checks the content posted, but cannot technically give a 100% guarantee for the timely recognition of content that violates these GTC. By using the energieloft services, the user confirms that he has acquired or is free to dispose of all rights of use (including copyrights, ancillary copyrights and other rights) to the data and image material provided by him for posting on the Internet.

    6.2

    The user undertakes to observe applicable laws and all rights of third parties during the use of the energieloft offer. In particular, it is prohibited,

  • a) to use offensive, defamatory or defamatory content,
  • b) use pornographic content or products. Apply or distribute. This includes all contents violating the youth protection law,
  • c) unreasonably harass other users (cf. § 7 Act against Unfair Competition UWG),
  • d) to use content protected by law (e.g. by copyright, trademark, patent, design or utility model law) without authorization, or to advertise, offer or distribute legally protected goods or services and
  • e) to take or encourage anti-competitive actions, including progressive customer advertising (such as chain, snowball or pyramid systems).
  • 6.3

    In addition, the following harassing actions must also be omitted and prohibited:

  • a) Sending spam advertising and chain messages
  • b) Communication of offensive or sexual content
  • c) Use of mechanisms, software or scripts in connection with the use of energieloft.de
  • d) Blocking, overwriting, modifying or copying content, unless required for the proper use of the energieloft.de services
  • e) any action that impairs or overloads the functionality of energieloft.de (for example brute-force attacks)
  • 6.4

    Users can contact other users via energieloft.de. For this purpose, energieloft.de displays communication tools (primarily the sending of messages) on the platform. Companies and institutes have no possibility to object to contact by other users. Students and private users have the option to prevent contact from being made in the private settings. If the user does not make use of this option, he agrees to the use of the communication functions.

    7. guarantee of our offer

    Energieloft.de assures its users to make every effort to ensure the most complete availability of the services. However, Energieloft.de cannot guarantee 100% and uninterrupted availability of the advertisement for technical reasons.

    8. final provisions

    8.1

    Place of performance is Aachen. The Local Court of Aachen is the exclusive place of jurisdiction for all disputes arising from the contractual relationship, provided that the customer is a businessman, legal entity under public law or public special fund or has no general place of jurisdiction in the Federal Republic of Germany.

    8.2

    Additional agreements, amendments and supplements must be in writing to be effective.

    8.3

    Should one of the provisions of these GTC be invalid, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions.