Schaeffler United Kingdom and Ireland


General Conditions of Use for the Schaeffler Website

By accessing and using this Web Site of Schaeffler (UK), meaning Schaeffler (UK) Ltd., part of the Schaeffler Group, and/or any of its subsidiaries or business units , you agree to the following terms and conditions (the “Terms”). If you do not accept Schaeffler (UK)’s Terms you may not use the Web Site.

1. Changes

Schaeffler (UK) reserves the right to make changes or additions to this Web Site and these Terms at any time by posting changes on the Web Site. It is your responsibility to review the Web Site Terms regularly to ensure you are aware of the latest Terms. Your use of this Web Site after a change has been posted will be deemed to signify your acceptance of the modified Terms. We recommend that you print off and retain for your records a copy of these terms and conditions from time to time. Any amendment to Terms must be agreed in writing by an authorised person from Schaeffler (UK).

2. Copyright

Copyright in this Web Site and copyright of the information and software made available on this Web Site belongs to Schaeffler (UK) or its licensors. All rights are reserved. All licensed material will reference the licensor who has granted Schaeffler (UK) the right to use the material. The information and software made available on this Web Site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, transferred, distributed, stored, modified, downloaded or otherwise exploited for any commercial use without the prior written approval of Schaeffler (UK). Under no circumstances may this information or software be supplied to third parties.

3. Intellectual Property Rights

All trademarks, brand names, corporate logos and all other intellectual property rights displayed on the Web Site are the property of Schaeffler (UK) or its licensors, and may not be used in any way without prior written approval by Schaeffler (UK). Access to this Web Site does not grant to the user any license under any patents or any other intellectual property rights owned by or licensed to Schaeffler (UK). All rights of Schaeffler (UK) in such intellectual property are hereby reserved.

4. Disclaimers

Although every care has been taken by Schaeffler (UK) to ensure the accuracy of the information on this Web Site, Schaeffler (UK) provides this information on an "AS IS" basis and DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, COMPATABILITY SECURITY AND ACCURACY. You acknowledge that your use of this Web Site is at your sole risk, that you assume full responsibility for all costs associated with use of this Web Site, and that Schaeffler (UK) shall not be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential or economic, or indirect damages of any kind arising out of your access to, or use of the information or software made available on this Web Site including, without limitation, loss of profits, loss of data or loss of goodwill (in all cases whether direct or indirect) even if Schaeffler (UK) could foresee or has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Any warranties and representations in this Web Site for Schaeffler (UK) products or services that you purchase or use will be subject to the agreed upon terms and conditions in the contract for such product or service.

This Web Site may contain references or cross references to products and services that are not announced or available in your country. Consult your local Schaeffler Group company for information regarding the products and services which may be available to you.

Further, for non-Schaeffler Group Web Sites that are referenced in our Web Site or where a hyperlink appears, neither the Schaeffler Group nor Schaeffler (UK) makes no warranties concerning the accuracy or reliability of the information in these Web Sites and assumes no responsibility for material created or published by third parties contained therein.

Schaeffler (UK) does not warrant that the functions or materials accessible from or contained in this Web Site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that this Web Site or the server that makes it available are virus or bug free or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials.

If any of these Terms (or any terms and conditions relating to a product or service referred to in this Web Site) should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which such Terms are intended to be effective, then to the extent of such illegality, invalidity or unenforceability, and in relation to such state or country only, such Terms shall be deleted and severed from the rest of the relevant Terms and the remaining Terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable. Nothing in these Terms shall exclude Schaeffler (UK)’s liability for death or personal injury resulting from Schaeffler (UK)’s negligence.

5. Links to other Web Sites

Certain (hypertext) links will lead you to Web Sites that are not under the control of Schaeffler (UK). When you activate any of these links, you will leave the Schaeffler (UK) Web Site and Schaeffler (UK) has no control over and will accept no responsibility or liability in respect of the material on any such other Web Site. By allowing links with third party Web Sites Schaeffler (UK) does not intend to solicit business or offer any security to any person in any country, directly or indirectly.

6. Ownership of Web Site

This Web Site belongs to Schaeffler (UK) Limited (Company number: 00556493) whose registered address is as follows:
Schaeffler (UK) Ltd
Forge Lane, Minworth
Sutton Coldfield, B76 1AP
Telephone: 0121 351 3833
Fax: 0121 351 7686

7. Privacy Policy

You acknowledge and agree to be bound by the terms of Schaeffler (UK)’s Privacy Policy.

8. Headings

Headings used in these Terms are for convenience only and shall not affect their interpretation.

9. Jurisdiction and Law

These Terms and any terms and conditions relating to products or services described in this Web Site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Disputes arising in relation to the same shall, unless otherwise expressly agreed, be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Last Updated: September 2006


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