Terms and conditions

These Terms and Conditions constitute a legal agreement between you, as the user of the Website, in general and of the section dedicated to Horeca Business Accelerator in particular, and [Hospitality Culture Institute], as the owner of the Website. Throughout these Terms and Conditions, we will refer to you as “you”, and we will refer to [Hospitality Culture Institute] as “we”, “us” or “[Hospitality Culture Institute]”.

  1. Application

These Terms and Conditions set out the general terms governing your use of the Website, in general and of its section dedicated to Horeca Business Accelerator. They apply to you as soon as you first use the Website, and you are deemed to have agreed to be bound by them upon your first use of the Website. If you do not wish to continue to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, please stop using the Website now.

  1. Relationship to Other Agreements

A Privacy Policy also sets out details of how your personal data will be used. Together with the Terms and Conditions, these are the “Website Agreements”.

The Website Agreements will continue to apply to you even after you have decided to stop using the Website or to withdraw for whatever reason from your participation in the Horeca Business Accelerator program.

  1. Intellectual Property

The Website may include at any given time text, graphics, logos, icons, images, sound clips, video clips and data compilations, and together with the Website’s page layout, underlying code and software we refer to all of these as “Content”.

All of the Content is the property of [Hospitality Culture Institute], our affiliates or third parties with whom we do business, and this means that it is protected by international intellectual property laws and other relevant laws. You may not reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use material from the Website unless otherwise indicated on the Website or unless given express written permission to do so by [Hospitality Culture Institute]. For the avoidance of doubt, data mining or scraping the Website without the express written permission of [Hospitality Culture Institute] is not permitted.

As enrolled participant in the Horeca Business Accelerator program, you hereby commit to not reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use materials made available to you by your trainers / mentors, by other enrolled participants and/or by the financing entities mentioned above unless you obtain their prior written approval and, in general, not to breach in any manner the intellectual properties right of either of the above. In case of any dispute between either of the above and you, we assume no role or responsibility toward any of the parties in dispute.

At any moment throughout the implementation of the Horeca Business Accelerator program, we, as organizers of the training session may decide, without however committing to this, to invite investment funds, “business angels” or any other third party entities to join the program in order to facilitate to the enrolled participants the communication with potential sources for funding their new business. If you, as enrolled participant, decide to present either verbally or in writing any business ideas, investment projects, forecasts, opportunities, trademarks (either registered or not), logos, market studies etc. to such financing entities, to your trainers / mentors or to other enrolled participants you assume full responsibility for such disclosure and hereby expressly agree that we have no responsibility whatsoever in protecting your intellectual property rights and fully, unconditionally and irrevocably discharge us of any liability regarding the potentially unauthorized use or disclosure of the above by any third party.

  1. Links to Other Websites

This Website may contain links to other websites. Unless we expressly say otherwise, you should assume that these other websites are not under the control of [Hospitality Culture Institute] or our affiliates. We assume no responsibility for the content of such websites, and we disclaim liability for any and all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of them. Additionally, even if we include a link to another website on this Website, that does not mean that we endorse that other website or in any way recommend that you should use it.

  1. Disclaimers

If you choose to agree to participate in the Horeca Business Accelerator program by filling in the subscription form existing on the Website and uploading your personal’s data or the data of your company, you expressly agree to the fact that your personal data will be handled in accordance with the Privacy Policy and hereby waive any claim against us insofar we treat your personal data in accordance with the above.

We do not offer to you any explicit or implicit guarantees of any nature as to the comprehensibility, usefulness, or completeness of the information exchanged with or received from any person involved in the Horeca Business Accelerator whether it is a trainer /mentor, a fellow enrolled participant or a financing entity of any other third party invited to attend the program.

We make no warranty or representation (express or implied) that the Website or Horeca Business Accelerator program will meet your requirements, that it will be of satisfactory quality, that it will be fit for your particular purposes, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all systems, that it will be secure, or that all information provided will be accurate.

We make no guarantee of any specific results from the use of the Website or of the information received pursuant to your participation in the Horeca Business Accelerator program.

We make no guarantee that your business or potential business ideas will be financed by either of the financing entities invited to join the Horeca Business Accelerator program. If you decide to enter discussions or negotiations with the above or with any other enrolled participant, or trainer / mentor for any business purpose, this shall not be deemed in any way related to us or involving us as facilitators, intermediaries or otherwise.

No part of this Website is intended to constitute advice, and the Content of this Website should not be relied upon when making any decisions or taking any action of any kind.

The Website is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis, and we give no warranty that it will be free of defects and / or faults.

We accept no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Website resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war, or legal restrictions and censorship.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, we accept no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage, foreseeable or otherwise, including any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from your use of the Website or any information contained in it, and you use the Website and its Content at your own risk.

  1. Severability

We have made every effort to ensure that the Website Agreements strictly adhere to the Romanian laws, respectively to the EU applicable regulations. Notwithstanding the above, if any provisions of the Website Agreements provisions are found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, that provision is to be deemed severed from the Website Agreements and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining Website Agreements.

  1. No Waiver

In the event that either you or we fail to exercise any right or remedy contained in the Website Agreements, that does not mean you or we (as applicable) have waived that right or remedy and so shall not be construed as a waiver.

  1. Revisions

From time to time we may update the Website Agreements to take account of changes in the law or for any other reason. If we update the Website Agreements, we will post a new version on the Website, and as soon as you use the Website after they are posted, you will be deemed to have agreed to the updated version, but you will still be bound by the terms of any previous versions to which you have agreed or been deemed to agree. If there is a conflict between two versions of the Website Agreements to which you have agreed or been deemed to agree, the more recent version shall take precedence unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

  1. Communications

If you wish to communicate with us about anything related to the Website Agreements, you may do so by sending an email to [x]. Please note that the webmaster can only respond to questions about the Website Agreements and any technical issues with use of the Website, and that if you have any other questions about the Website you should email the appropriate address set out in the “Contact Us” section of the Website.

  1. Choice of Law

The Website Agreements, and the relationship between you and [Hospitality Culture Institute] created by it, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Romania.

  1. Jurisdiction

You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Romania. This means that if you want to bring a legal action against us, or we want to bring a legal action against you, it must be done in one of these courts.