Website Terms and Conditions & Privacy Statement

The following terms apply to your use of and access to this website. By accessing or using our website, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these terms. If you do not agree to accept and comply with these terms do not access or use our website.

Disclaimer 

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice. Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law. Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

Copyright notice and trademarks

This website and its content is copyright of SPAR International – © SPAR International 2016. This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following: You may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only. You may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material. You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

SPAR International works closely with our Partners worldwide therefore content used on this site may be published from other sources. If this is the case the source of information is given in the form of weblinks to the relevant website where the content can be found in its original format.

The mark SPAR and the SPAR logo are registered trademarks of SPAR International and cannot be used by anyone for any purpose without the express written agreement of SPAR International. All trade-marks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are acknowledged on the website.

Purpose of collecting your information

Our services may require you to provide us with personal information. We may collect and use personal information obtained either directly or through an affiliated SPAR International organisation to provide you with products or services, to bill you for products and services you request, to market products and services which we think may be of interest to you, or to communicate with you for other purposes which are evident from the circumstances or about which we inform you when we collect personal information from you. By subscribing to all or part of publications of SPAR International, you consent to receive such publication(s) that may include information in relation to products and services which SPAR International considers may be of interest to you. The personal information that we process in conformity with the described purposes could include: your name, address, phone number, email address and those of your company or foundation and your IP address. We keep the data as long as necessary for the purpose for which we use your data.

Disclosure of your information to third parties

We will not sell, share, or otherwise distribute your personal information to third parties except as provided in these terms. We may disclose your personal information to other SPAR International affiliates worldwide that agree to treat it in accordance with these terms. Personal information may also be transferred to third parties who act for or on our behalf, for further processing in accordance with the purpose(s) for which the data were originally collected or may otherwise be lawfully processed, such as services delivery, evaluating the usefulness of this website, marketing, data management or technical support. These third parties have contracted with us to only use personal information for the agreed upon purpose, and not to sell your personal information to third parties, and not to disclose it to third parties except as may be required by law, as permitted by us or as stated in these terms. SPAR International may also disclose your personal data acting in good faith if it believes that such action is necessary to: (i) conform with a legal requirement; or (ii) comply with a legal process; or (iii) defend the rights or property of SPAR International.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to users’ needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to rationalize websites by (i) optimizing traffic to and between corporate websites, and (ii) integrating and optimizing web pages where appropriate Google Analytics is a service offered by Google Inc. that generates detailed statistics about a website’s traffic and traffic sources and measures conversions and sales. GoogleAnalytics uses “cookies” stored on your computer to help analyze how users use our website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of our website, including your IP address, will be made anonymous by use of the appropriate settings ((“_anonymizelp”) function or equivalent) and transmitted to Google servers in the United States. For more information on how IP anonymisation works please see:

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2763052

On behalf of us, Google will use the information generated by the cookies for the purpose of evaluating the use of our website, compiling reports on website activity providing us with these reports for analytical purposes. Google may transfer this information to third parties in case of a statutory obligation or if a third-party processes data on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances, Google will combine or associate your IP address with other data stored at Google. You may prevent or stop the installation and storage of cookies by your browser settings by downloading and installing the free Opt-out Browser Add-on available at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. By using our website, you consent to the processing of any personal information Google will collect on you in the way and for the purpose as described above.

Virus protection

We make reasonable efforts to check and test material at all stages of production and to exclude viruses from the website. You must take your own precautions to ensure that the process which you employ for accessing the website does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage your own computer system. It is always wise to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the internet. We cannot accept any liability regarding (computer)viruses or other damage of your computer.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by these website terms statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

 Accuracy of your data

When you provide to SPAR International any information, you undertake to notify SPAR International of any changes to the information which you provide from time to time. You have a right to ask for a copy of your information and to correct any inaccuracies in it. If you wish to contact us regarding our use of your personal data or object to the processing of your personal data, please email us at: web@spar-international.com.

These terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the Dutch law and you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Amsterdam, Netherlands, over any claim or matter arising under or in connection with these terms.