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This document contains the terms and the general conditions for the use of the website www.ovo.com and the relevant services by any user which intends to visit the pages of such website.
The use of the website or the services and, more in general, any action involving the visit of the website, represent acceptance of these terms and conditions.
Should the user not intend to accept these terms and conditions, he ought to refrain from surfing on the pages of the website.
“Account”: means the account created by the User on the Website.
“Contents”: means any textual content, software, script, graphic element, picture, audio content, musical, video, audiovisual combination, interactive function and other material, including the Docuclip, visible and/or accessible on the Website and/or through the Services.
“Docuclips”: means the short length audiovisual contents produced by OVO™ Italia and visible on the Website.
“Hyperlink”: means any hyperlink to other websites that are not owned or controlled by OVO™ Italia included in the Services.
“OVO™ Geo Reference”: means the software application which allows to view the Contents on a map in a geo-referenced way.
“OVO™ Italia”: means OVO Italia S.r.l., with registered office in Milan, Via Fratelli Ruffini 10, fiscal code and VAT number 03711730964.
“OVO™ KeyWord Widget”: means the software application which allows third parties’ websites (a) to create a link between certain key words contained in their own texts and the Contents, and (b) the visualization of such Contents, directly on their respective websites, by their users, through an ad hoc video player.
“OVO™ Mesh”: means the graphic frame which encircles the OVO™ Player, composed by 60 static images of the Docuclips which are linked to the Docuclip from time to time displayed inside the OVO™ Player through a semantic relationship.
“OVO™ Mesh Widget”: means the simplified version of the OVO™ Mesh accessible by the users of third parties’ websites in an embedded way.
“OVO™ Player”: means the video player of OVO™ Italia included in the Website and contained in the OVO™ Mesh.
“Services”: means any product, channel, software, data feed and service of OVO™ Italia, included the OVO™ Player, available to the User on, or through, the Website.
“Streaming”: means a contemporaneous digital transmission of the material by OVO™ Italia via the Internet to a User operated Internet enabled device in such a manner that the data is intended for real-time viewing and not intended to be downloaded (either permanently or temporarily), copied, stored, or redistributed by the User.
“User”: means any subject accessing the Website and/or using the Services.
“Website”: means the website www.ovo.com.
Terms and Conditions
The use of the Website and the Services is subject to the Terms and Conditions which form a legally binding agreement between OVO™ Italia and the User.
The Terms and Conditions apply to all the Users.
Acceptance of the Terms and Conditions
Any use of the Services by the User shall be deemed as acceptance of the Terms and Conditions.
The Services cannot be used by subjects which (a) are not of legal age to form a binding agreement with OVO™ Italia, and/or (b) are either barred or otherwise legally prohibited from receiving or using the Services under the Italian laws as well as the laws of the country in which they are resident or from which they access or use the Services.
Amendments to the Terms and Conditions
These Terms and Conditions are effective starting from October 1, 2010.
OVO™ Italia reserves the right to make changes to the Terms and Conditions from time to time.
The User must look at the Terms and Conditions on the Website periodically to check for such changes.
Should the User continue to use the Services after the publication of any change, such change shall be deemed as implicitly accepted.
In order to access some features of the Website and certain Services, it is necessary to create an Account. When creating an Account, the User must provide accurate and complete information and insert a password. It is important to keep the Account’s password secure and confidential.
The User must notify OVO™ Italia immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of the Account that he becomes aware of.
The User agrees to be the sole responsible (to OVO™ Italia, and to others) for all the activities that occur under its Account.
Restrictions to the use of the Website and the Services
OVO™ Italia grants the User permission to access the Website and use the Services subject to the following conditions. The User’s failure to adhere to any of these conditions shall constitute a breach of the Terms and Conditions by the User:
OVO™ Italy grants the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders in order to copy materials from the Website for the sole purpose of creating publicly available searchable indexes concerning the materials, but not in order to create caches or archives of such materials. OVO™ Italia reserves the right to revoke such permission at any time.
The User acknowledges and accepts that OVO™ Italia may interrupt (permanently or temporarily) the supply of the Services (or of any features within the Services) to the User or to Users generally at OVO™ Italia’s sole discretion, without prior notice.
The User agrees that he is solely responsible for (and that OVO™ Italia has no responsibilities to the User or to any third party for) any breach of the Terms and Conditions and for the consequences (including any loss or damage which OVO™ Italia may suffer) of such breaches.
It is not allowed to post or upload any Content by the Users.
All the Contents are either owned by or licensed to OVO™ Italia, and are subject to copyright, trade mark rights and other intellectual property rights of OVO™ Italia or OVO™ Italia’s licensors.
The Contents may not be downloaded, copied, reproduced, distributed, broadcasted, displayed, sold, licensed or otherwise exploited without the prior written consent of OVO™ Italia or, where applicable, by OVO™ Italia’s licensors. OVO™ Italia and its licensors reserve all the Contents’ rights.
The User acknowledges and accepts that in using the Services, he may be exposed to Contents which are factually inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable to the same User.
The Services may include Hyperlink. OVO™ Italia has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or the practices of any third party websites.
The User acknowledges and agrees that OVO™ Italia is not responsible for the availability of any such external sites or resources, and does not endorse any advertising, products or other materials on or available from such websites or resources.
The User acknowledges and agrees that OVO™ Italia is not liable for any loss or damage which may be incurred by the User as a result of the availability of those external websites or resources, or as a result of any reliance placed by the User on the completeness, accuracy or existence of any advertising, products or other materials on, or available from, such websites or resources.
Exclusion of warranties
The Services are provided as available on the Website and OVO™ Italia makes no warranties or representations with respect to them.
In particular, OVO™ Italia does not represent or warrant that:
No conditions, warranties or other terms (including any implied terms concerning the satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose or conformance with the description) apply to the Services.
Limitation of liability
OVO™ Italia shall not be liable to the User for:
General legal terms
The Terms and Conditions constitute the whole legal agreement between the User and OVO™ Italia and replace any prior agreement between the User and OVO™ Italia.
The User agrees that OVO™ Italia may provide the User with notices by e-mail, regular mail as well as postings directly on the Website.
The Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the Italian law.
All disputes arising from or in connection with the Terms and Conditions shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Court of Milan, except for the compulsory territorial jurisdiction of the consumer/user.