Conditions of Use
Last updated: May, 2015
Welcome to Amazon! Amazon Services Europe S.à.r.l. and its affiliates ("we" or "Amazon") provide you with websites and other products and services ("Amazon Services") subject to the following conditions ("Conditions of Use").
By using Amazon Services, you agree to these conditions. Please read them carefully.
We offer a wide variety of Amazon Services, so additional terms and conditions may apply. When you use an Amazon Service (for example, Selling on Amazon, Fulfilment by Amazon, Amazon Sponsored Products), you will also be subject to the guidelines, conditions and agreements applicable to that Amazon Service ("Conditions of Service"). If these Conditions of Use are inconsistent with the Conditions of Service, the Conditions of Service will prevail.
For a proper understanding of our practices, please review our Privacy Notice
, which also governs your use of Amazon Services.
Every time you use certain Amazon Services or send us an email, you are communicating electronically with us and you consent to us contacting you electronically. We will contact you by email or by posting notices on our websites, delivering notifications through our mobile applications or using other electronic means. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically meet the same legal requirements as if such communications were made in writing.
All content hosted on or made available through any Amazon Service, for example text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, databases and software, is the property of Amazon or its content providers and is protected by the laws of Luxembourg, Spain and other international copyright laws. All content included in or made available through any Amazon Service is the exclusive property of Amazon and is protected by the laws of Luxembourg, Spain and other international copyright laws. All software used in these Amazon Services is the property of Amazon or its software providers, and is protected by the laws of Luxembourg, Spain and other international copyright laws.
Amazon, Amazon Services, the Amazon and Amazon Services logos and other graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, and product and service names included in or made available through Amazon Services are registered trademarks or the trade dress of Amazon in Luxembourg and other countries. Amazon's trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that does not belong to Amazon, in a manner that is likely to cause confusion among consumers or that could undermine or discredit Amazon. All registered trademarks that are not owned by Amazon and that appear on any Amazon Service belong to their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, sponsored by or otherwise connected to Amazon.
One or more patents owned by Amazon apply to Amazon Services and to features and services accessible through Amazon Services. Some Amazon Services operate under the licence of one or more patents. Click here for a non-exhaustive list of Amazon.es trademarks and patents
Subject to compliance with these Conditions of Use and payment of any applicable fees, Amazon Services Europe S.à.r.l. grants you a limited licence to access and make personal use of this Amazon Service, but not to download (except for cached downloads) or modify part or all of its content, except with the express written consent of Amazon. This licence does not include the resale or commercial use of any Amazon Service or its contents, any derivative use of this website or its contents, or the use of data mining and extraction tools or robots. This Amazon Service or any portion of this Amazon Service may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without our prior written consent. You may not use framing techniques to use any trademark, logo or other information (including images, text, page layouts or formatting) owned by Amazon without our prior written consent. The use of meta tags or any other "hidden text" used under the Amazon name or trademarks is prohibited without our prior written consent. Any unauthorised use will result in the termination of the permit or licence granted by Amazon Services Europe S.à.r.l. You are granted the limited, revocable, non-transferable, non-sublicensable and non-exclusive right to create a hyperlink to the services.amazon.es homepage, provided that such link does not portray Amazon or its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise offensive manner. The use of any proprietary or protected Amazon logos, trademarks, or graphics as part of the link is not permitted without our prior written consent.
If you use any Amazon Service, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password, as well as for restricting access to your computers and other applicable electronic devices, and you accept responsibility for all activities that occur using your account password. Amazon Services are not intended for minors. If you are under 18 years of age, you may only use Amazon Services under the supervision of a parent or guardian. Amazon reserves the right not to offer you service, to terminate any account, or to delete or modify any content at its sole discretion.
By submitting material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant Amazon the non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable and fully transferable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create and exploit derivative works, distribute and display such content throughout the world in any medium for as long as you are permitted to grant said licence under applicable law. You grant Amazon and its sublicensees the right to use the name you have used in connection with such content, if they so choose. You declare and guarantee that you own or control all rights to the content that you submit, that the content is accurate, that use of the content that you submit does not violate this policy and will not cause harm to any person or entity, and that you will hold Amazon harmless for all claims related to the content you submit. Amazon has the right (but not the obligation) to oversee and edit or delete any content or activity. Amazon assumes no responsibility or liability for content submitted by you or any other third party.
Amazon respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please follow our notice and procedure for claims of copyright infringement, as described below.
Amazon strives to be as accurate as possible. However, Amazon does not guarantee that descriptions of the services or other content of this Amazon Service are accurate, complete, reliable, current or free from errors. Amazon provides links to other websites over which Amazon has no control. Amazon is not responsible for the availability of such external links or resources and does not specifically endorse or assume any responsibility or liability for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available on such websites or resources.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
AMAZON SERVICES ARE PROVIDED BY AMAZON ON AN 'AS IS' AND 'AS AVAILABLE' BASIS. AMAZON MAKES NO DECLARATION OR GUARANTEE OF ANY KIND, EXPRESSLY OR IMPLICITLY, AS REGARDS THE OPERATION OF THIS AMAZON SERVICE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED THEREIN. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOU USE THIS AMAZON SERVICE AT YOUR OWN RISK. AMAZON RESERVES THE RIGHT TO WITHDRAW OR DELETE ANY INFORMATION FROM THIS AMAZON SERVICE, AT ANY TIME AND AT ITS SOLE DISCRETION.
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, AMAZON DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MARKETING OR SUITABILITY FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. AMAZON SERVICES DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT THIS AMAZON SERVICE, ITS SERVERS OR EMAIL MESSAGES OR OTHER NOTIFICATIONS SENT FROM AMAZON ARE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. AMAZON WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, SECONDARY, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL. THE LAWS OF CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED GUARANTEES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGE. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
By using Amazon Services, you agree that the laws of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg will govern these Conditions of Use and any disputes that may arise between you and Amazon, without prejudice to the application of the principles of conflicts of laws or the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. Any dispute relating to your use of Amazon Services or this Agreement (a) may be adjudicated under the jurisdiction of the courts of the district of Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, if you are not registering for the Amazon Services as a business and (b) will be adjudicated solely under the jurisdiction of the courts of the district of Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, if you are registering for Amazon Services as a business.
AMAZON SERVICES POLICIES, MODIFICATION AND SEVERABILITY
Please review all policies applicable to the Amazon Services that you use or that have otherwise been made available to you through the applicable Amazon Services. These policies also govern your visits to and use of Amazon Services. We reserve the right to make changes to our Amazon Services policies and these Conditions of Use at any time. If any of these conditions becomes invalid, void or, for any reason, unenforceable, such condition shall be considered severable and shall not affect the validity or effect of the other remaining conditions.
Amazon Services Europe S.à.r.l.
38 avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg
Share capital: €37,551
Registered in Luxembourg
Luxembourg registration no.: B93815
Business licence number: 100416
Luxembourg VAT registration number: LU19647148
Notice and procedure for claims of copyright infringement:
If you believe that your rights are being violated, you must complete and submit the Notice Form. We respond promptly to rights holders and their agents who complete and submit the Notice Form to communicate any disputes regarding alleged infringements of such rights.
Upon receipt of a Notice Form, we may initiate various actions, including the removal of information or an item, without this implying an assumption of liability and without prejudice to any right, legal action or defence, all of which are expressly reserved. Furthermore, by submitting the Notice Form, you grant Amazon the right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works, distribute and display such content throughout the world and in any medium. This includes the right to forward the Notice Form to the parties involved in the provision of the allegedly infringing content. You agree to hold Amazon harmless for any claims filed by third parties against Amazon arising from or in relation to the submission of a Notice Form.
Important notice: providing false, misleading, or inaccurate information on the Notice Form to Amazon may result in civil and/or criminal liability. We recommend that you seek legal advice if you have any questions in this regard.
AMAZON SOFTWARE TERMS
The following additional terms apply to any software (including any software updates or upgrades and any related documentation) that we make available to you for use in connection with Amazon Services (the "Amazon Software"):
1. Use of Amazon Software. You must use the Amazon Software solely for the purpose of enabling you to use and enjoy Amazon Services as provided by Amazon, to the extent permitted by these Conditions of Use and the Conditions of Service. You may not incorporate any part of the Amazon Software into your own programs or compile any part of it in combination with your own programs, transfer it for use with another service, or sell, rent, lease, lend, loan, distribute or sublicense the Amazon Software or otherwise assign any rights in whole or in part to the Amazon Software. You must not use the Amazon Software for any unlawful purpose. We may cease to provide any Amazon Software and terminate your right to use any Amazon Software at any time. Your rights to use the Amazon Software will automatically terminate without notice from us if you fail to comply with any of these Conditions of Use and the Conditions of Service. Any additional third-party terms contained in or distributed with particular Amazon Software that are specifically identified in the related documentation shall apply to that Amazon Software (or software incorporated into the Amazon Software) and shall govern the use of such software if the event of a conflict with these Conditions of Use. All software used in any Amazon Service is the property of Amazon or its software providers, and is protected by the laws of Luxembourg, Spain and other international copyright laws.
2. Use of third-party services. When you use Amazon Software, you may be using the services of one or more third parties, such as wireless operators or mobile platform providers. Your use of these third-party services may be subject to the separate policies, conditions of use and fees of these third parties.
3. Ban on reverse engineering. You may not, and you may never encourage, assist, or authorise any other person to copy, modify, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise tamper with the Amazon Software, whether in whole or in part, or create any derivative work based on the Amazon Software.
4. Upgrades. In order to keep the Amazon Software up to date, we may offer automatic or manual updates at any time and without the need to give you prior notice.