Terms and Conditions

The Terms and Con­di­tions were last updated on 16th Janu­ary 2024

1. Intro­duc­tion

These Terms and con­di­tions apply to this web­site and to the trans­ac­tions related to our products and ser­vices. You may be bound by addi­tion­al con­tracts related to your rela­tion­ship with us or any products or ser­vices that you receive from us. If any pro­vi­sions of the addi­tion­al con­tracts con­flict with any pro­vi­sions of these Terms, the pro­vi­sions of these addi­tion­al con­tracts will con­trol and prevail.

2. Bind­ing

By regis­ter­ing with, access­ing, or oth­er­wise using this web­site, you hereby agree to be bound by these Terms and con­di­tions set forth below. The mere use of this web­site implies the know­ledge and accept­ance of these Terms and con­di­tions. In some par­tic­u­lar cases, we can also ask you to expli­citly agree.

3. Elec­tron­ic communication

By using this web­site or com­mu­nic­at­ing with us by elec­tron­ic means, you agree and acknow­ledge that we may com­mu­nic­ate with you elec­tron­ic­ally on our web­site or by send­ing an email to you, and you agree that all agree­ments, notices, dis­clos­ures, and oth­er com­mu­nic­a­tions that we provide to you elec­tron­ic­ally sat­is­fy any leg­al require­ment, includ­ing but not lim­ited to the require­ment that such com­mu­nic­a­tions should be in writing.

4. Intel­lec­tu­al property

We or our licensors own and con­trol all of the copy­right and oth­er intel­lec­tu­al prop­erty rights in the web­site and the data, inform­a­tion, and oth­er resources dis­played by or access­ible with­in the website.

4.1 All the rights are reserved

Unless spe­cif­ic con­tent dic­tates oth­er­wise, you are not gran­ted a license or any oth­er right under Copy­right, Trade­mark, Pat­ent, or oth­er Intel­lec­tu­al Prop­erty Rights. This means that you will not use, copy, repro­duce, per­form, dis­play, dis­trib­ute, embed into any elec­tron­ic medi­um, alter, reverse engin­eer, decom­pile, trans­fer, down­load, trans­mit, mon­et­ize, sell, mar­ket, or com­mer­cial­ize any resources on this web­site in any form, without our pri­or writ­ten per­mis­sion, except and only inso­far as oth­er­wise stip­u­lated in reg­u­la­tions of man­dat­ory law (such as the right to quote).

5. Third-party property

Our web­site may include hyper­links or oth­er ref­er­ences to oth­er party’s web­sites. We do not mon­it­or or review the con­tent of oth­er party’s web­sites which are linked to from this web­site. Products or ser­vices offered by oth­er web­sites shall be sub­ject to the applic­able Terms and Con­di­tions of those third parties. Opin­ions expressed or mater­i­al appear­ing on those web­sites are not neces­sar­ily shared or endorsed by us.

We will not be respons­ible for any pri­vacy prac­tices or con­tent of these sites. You bear all risks asso­ci­ated with the use of these web­sites and any related third-party ser­vices. We will not accept any respons­ib­il­ity for any loss or dam­age in whatever man­ner, how­ever caused, res­ult­ing from your dis­clos­ure to third parties of per­son­al information.

6. Respons­ible use

By vis­it­ing our web­site, you agree to use it only for the pur­poses inten­ded and as per­mit­ted by these Terms, any addi­tion­al con­tracts with us, and applic­able laws, reg­u­la­tions, and gen­er­ally accep­ted online prac­tices and industry guidelines. You must not use our web­site or ser­vices to use, pub­lish or dis­trib­ute any mater­i­al which con­sists of (or is linked to) mali­cious com­puter soft­ware; use data col­lec­ted from our web­site for any dir­ect mar­ket­ing activ­ity, or con­duct any sys­tem­at­ic or auto­mated data col­lec­tion activ­it­ies on or in rela­tion to our website.

Enga­ging in any activ­ity that causes, or may cause, dam­age to the web­site or that inter­feres with the per­form­ance, avail­ab­il­ity, or access­ib­il­ity of the web­site is strictly prohibited.

7. Idea submission

Do not sub­mit any ideas, inven­tions, works of author­ship, or oth­er inform­a­tion that can be con­sidered your own intel­lec­tu­al prop­erty that you would like to present to us unless we have first signed an agree­ment regard­ing the intel­lec­tu­al prop­erty or a non-dis­clos­ure agree­ment. If you dis­close it to us absent such writ­ten agree­ment, you grant to us a world­wide, irre­voc­able, non-exclus­ive, roy­alty-free license to use, repro­duce, store, adapt, pub­lish, trans­late and dis­trib­ute your con­tent in any exist­ing or future media.

8. Ter­min­a­tion of use

We may, in our sole dis­cre­tion, at any time modi­fy or dis­con­tin­ue access to, tem­por­ar­ily or per­man­ently, the web­site or any Ser­vice there­on. You agree that we will not be liable to you or any third party for any such modi­fic­a­tion, sus­pen­sion or dis­con­tinu­ance of your access to, or use of, the web­site or any con­tent that you may have shared on the web­site. You will not be entitled to any com­pens­a­tion or oth­er pay­ment, even if cer­tain fea­tures, set­tings, and/or any Con­tent you have con­trib­uted or have come to rely on, are per­man­ently lost. You must not cir­cum­vent or bypass, or attempt to cir­cum­vent or bypass, any access restric­tion meas­ures on our website.

9. War­ranties and liability

Noth­ing in this sec­tion will lim­it or exclude any war­ranty implied by law that it would be unlaw­ful to lim­it or to exclude. This web­site and all con­tent on the web­site are provided on an “as is” and “as avail­able” basis and may include inac­curacies or typo­graph­ic­al errors. We expressly dis­claim all war­ranties of any kind, wheth­er express or implied, as to the avail­ab­il­ity, accur­acy, or com­plete­ness of the Con­tent. We make no war­ranty that:

  • this web­site or our con­tent will meet your requirements;
  • this web­site will be avail­able on an unin­ter­rup­ted, timely, secure, or error-free basis.

Noth­ing on this web­site con­sti­tutes or is meant to con­sti­tute, leg­al, fin­an­cial or med­ic­al advice of any kind. If you require advice you should con­sult an appro­pri­ate professional.

The fol­low­ing pro­vi­sions of this sec­tion will apply to the max­im­um extent per­mit­ted by applic­able law and will not lim­it or exclude our liab­il­ity in respect of any mat­ter which it would be unlaw­ful or illeg­al for us to lim­it or to exclude our liab­il­ity. In no event will we be liable for any dir­ect or indir­ect dam­ages (includ­ing any dam­ages for loss of profits or rev­en­ue, loss or cor­rup­tion of data, soft­ware or data­base, or loss of or harm to prop­erty or data) incurred by you or any third party, arising from your access to, or use of, our website.

Except to the extent any addi­tion­al con­tract expressly states oth­er­wise, our max­im­um liab­il­ity to you for all dam­ages arising out of or related to the web­site or any products and ser­vices mar­keted or sold through the web­site, regard­less of the form of leg­al action that imposes liab­il­ity (wheth­er in con­tract, equity, neg­li­gence, inten­ded con­duct, tort or oth­er­wise) will be lim­ited to the total price that you paid to us to pur­chase such products or ser­vices or use the web­site. Such lim­it will apply in the aggreg­ate to all of your claims, actions and causes of action of every kind and nature.

10. Pri­vacy

To access our web­site and/or ser­vices, you may be required to provide cer­tain inform­a­tion about your­self as part of the regis­tra­tion pro­cess. You agree that any inform­a­tion you provide will always be accur­ate, cor­rect, and up to date.

We have developed a policy to address any pri­vacy con­cerns you may have. For more inform­a­tion, please see our Pri­vacy State­ment and our Cook­ie Policy.

11. Export restric­tions / Leg­al compliance

Access to the web­site from ter­rit­or­ies or coun­tries where the Con­tent or pur­chase of the products or Ser­vices sold on the web­site is illeg­al is pro­hib­ited. You may not use this web­site in viol­a­tion of export laws and reg­u­la­tions of The Netherlands.

12. Assign­ment

You may not assign, trans­fer or sub-con­tract any of your rights and/or oblig­a­tions under these Terms and con­di­tions, in whole or in part, to any third party without our pri­or writ­ten con­sent. Any pur­por­ted assign­ment in viol­a­tion of this Sec­tion will be null and void.

13. Breaches of these Terms and conditions

Without pre­ju­dice to our oth­er rights under these Terms and Con­di­tions, if you breach these Terms and Con­di­tions in any way, we may take such action as we deem appro­pri­ate to deal with the breach, includ­ing tem­por­ar­ily or per­man­ently sus­pend­ing your access to the web­site, con­tact­ing your inter­net ser­vice pro­vider to request that they block your access to the web­site, and/or com­mence leg­al action against you.

14. Indem­ni­fic­a­tion

You agree to indem­ni­fy, defend and hold us harm­less, from and against any and all claims, liab­il­it­ies, dam­ages, losses and expenses, relat­ing to your viol­a­tion of these Terms and con­di­tions, and applic­able laws, includ­ing intel­lec­tu­al prop­erty rights and pri­vacy rights. You will promptly reim­burse us for our dam­ages, losses, costs and expenses relat­ing to or arising out of such claims.

15. Waiver

Fail­ure to enforce any of the pro­vi­sions set out in these Terms and Con­di­tions and any Agree­ment, or fail­ure to exer­cise any option to ter­min­ate, shall not be con­strued as waiver of such pro­vi­sions and shall not affect the valid­ity of these Terms and Con­di­tions or of any Agree­ment or any part there­of, or the right there­after to enforce each and every provision.

16. Lan­guage

These Terms and Con­di­tions will be inter­preted and con­strued exclus­ively in Eng­lish. All notices and cor­res­pond­ence will be writ­ten exclus­ively in that language.

17. Entire agreement

These Terms and Con­di­tions, togeth­er with our pri­vacy state­ment and cook­ie policy, con­sti­tute the entire agree­ment between you and 5stepsapart. in rela­tion to your use of this website.

18. Updat­ing of these Terms and conditions

We may update these Terms and Con­di­tions from time to time. It is your oblig­a­tion to peri­od­ic­ally check these Terms and Con­di­tions for changes or updates. The date provided at the begin­ning of these Terms and Con­di­tions is the latest revi­sion date. Changes to these Terms and Con­di­tions will become effect­ive upon such changes being pos­ted to this web­site. Your con­tin­ued use of this web­site fol­low­ing the post­ing of changes or updates will be con­sidered notice of your accept­ance to abide by and be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

19. Choice of Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms and Con­di­tions shall be gov­erned by the laws of The Neth­er­lands. Any dis­putes relat­ing to these Terms and Con­di­tions shall be sub­ject to the jur­is­dic­tion of the courts of The Neth­er­lands. If any part or pro­vi­sion of these Terms and Con­di­tions is found by a court or oth­er author­ity to be inval­id and/or unen­force­able under applic­able law, such part or pro­vi­sion will be mod­i­fied, deleted and/or enforced to the max­im­um extent per­miss­ible so as to give effect to the intent of these Terms and Con­di­tions. The oth­er pro­vi­sions will not be affected.

20. Con­tact information

This web­site is owned and oper­ated by 5stepsapart..

You may con­tact us regard­ing these Terms and Con­di­tions through our con­tact page.

21. Down­load

You can also down­load our Terms and Con­di­tions as a PDF.


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