TERMS & CONDITIONS
Please read these Terms & Conditions ("Terms") before accessing or using the website identified by the URL: www.ship2yard.com ("Ship2yard", "System "or "Website") operated by LINK S.J. ("LINK"). These Terms govern your access to and use of our Website. They contain important information about your rights and obligations. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should not access or use this Website.
If you experience any problems accessing the aforementioned Website or have any comments these should be addressed to our Customer Services team. The contact information is as follows:
Tel. Fax: +48 91 4623414
Welcome to Ship2yard, the new web service designed to provide listings of the word's shipyards to those interested (Owners) in ordering products or services with the latest information in selected key fields. Ship2yard was created by BIMA Europe and introduce to the web in August 2006.
1.1 SECURITY from SPAM
Due to our long lasting and good relationships with our clients, they have great confidence in our services and they have allowed us to send them interesting newsletters/offers that may be beneficial to them in their work. In order not to break the trust of our clients we reserve the right to refuse the acceptance of the orders of sending direct emailing without giving a reason for the refusal. In practice, this means that we will not send emails that do not relate to the activity of our clients, respectively: shipbuilding, crewing, production of marine equipment.
- Automated spam filtering:
Direct Emailing (DE) automated messaging system scans all incoming email and other messages, and filter-out messages that appear to be spam.
- Problems with spam filtering:
Message filtering systems are not 100% accurate, and from time to time legitimate messages will be filtered-out by S2Y messaging systems.
- Protection of your privacy:
S2Y uses strict security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of data used by our system. We promise to keep your email address secure and private and will not use it for other purposes.
- Receipt of unwanted messages from S2Y:
In the unlikely event that you receive any message from S2Y or sent using S2Y systems that may be considered to be spam, please contact S2Y immediately on the contact details provided below and we ensure that quick attention will be given and matter will be considered for perusal.
2. Use of the system
2.1.1 Searching for shipyards
From the initial search page you can search for shipyards using:
- a fragment of a Company Name ("Yard")
- a region ("Ocean", "Country", "City")
- mark certain options ("Floating Dock", "Graving Dock", "Slipway", "Shiplift", "Underwater", "Flying squad", "Light repairs", "Electrical/Electronics only", "Hull only", "New buildings", "Repairs")
You can also search using "Advanced Search" options using parameters such as docks, etc.
Once you have entered a value, click on the "Search Shipyard" button, which will then display the results of your search.
When you click "Clear Form" button all fields that you have filled will be clear.
2.1.2 Sending enquiries / emails
The SHIP2YARD service is designed for the sending of enquiries concerning ship repairs and new buildings only. Using the SHIP2YARD service for the sending of other business offers (SPAM) is prohibited and the accounts of users that are in breach of this rule will be blocked from our service.
From the results page it will be possible to click on any of the displayed fields for a particular company to display the latest information.
You may choose the shipyard (or shipyards) to which you want to automatically send any enquiries (up to 30 at one time). You have to mark the small check box (left side, near the name of the shipyards), click on the "Send enquiry" button (at the top or bottom of the results list) and create a new enquiry or re-use an enquiry created at an earlier date. When your enquiry is ready, you will be able to send it by clicking button marked "Send".
Your enquiry will be sent to the selected shipyards.
Enquiries may be limited depending on your access option, see below
- 1 month's access (60 €) - including 20 enquiries
- 3 months access + WS (180 €) - including 60 enquiries
- 1 year's access + WS (490 €) - including 500 enquiries
When your enquiry limit is reached it is still possible to search for shipyards. Your account will become inactive after your time limit is reached (for example, 1 year or 1 month).
It is possible to extend your enquiry limit by purchasing another 1 month`s or 1 year`s access. The additional time will be added to any current time that you have left.
Your shipyard will be available at SHIP2YARD.COM (name, address, tel/fax numbers, www, email, contact persons, management, facilities: slipways, graving docks, floating docks, ship lifts, cranes, work force, description etc.)
You will receive access to your own administration panel, which enable you to insert information about your shipyards on Ship2yard, on line.
It will be possible for shipowners to send enquiries concerning repairs, new buildings, etc. directly to you by e-mail.
You can see open enquiries (sent by owners to selected shipyards, but not marked as private) and if you are interested you are welcome to answer these requests, offering quotes from your own company.
You must make a payment to be able to utilise the Ship2yard website in accordance with the following fees:
1 month's access - 60 € (including 20 enquiries / emails)
3 months access + WS - 180 € (including 60 enquiries / emails)
1 year's access + WS - 490 € (including 500 enquiries / emails)
Standard access - 190 €: One year's access to the enquiries (on-line), full information about your shipyard at SHIP2YARD.COM (name, LOGO, address, tel/fax numbers, www, email, contact persons, facilities: slipways, graving docks, floating docks, ship lifts, cranes, work force, description etc.)
Prestige access - 420 €: (Standard access + extended presentation of shipyard with domain in Ship2yard: www.example.ship2yard.com)
- LINK grants to you a single user right on the basis that it is for your own internal business purposes.
- You shall make your best endeavours to keep the user name and password issued to you by LINK secure both during this Agreement and after its termination.
- To the extent permitted by the System, you may print text and tables which appear within the System for your own internal business use, subject to acknowledgment of source and retention of any copyright mark.
- Excepting as specified above, you may not use, disclose, copy, modify, alter, adapt, display, transmit, transfer, print or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part, the System, including, but not limited to, de-compiling, disassembling or creating derivative works of the said System.
- LINK may make alterations to the format of data within the System and the System functionality provided this shall not substantially depart from the published specification for the System current at the date of commencement of this Agreement.
4. Warranties and liabilities
The information published by the System has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable by LINK but LINK is unable to guarantee the accuracy of all details.
LINK shall take all reasonable action to ensure that the System shall comply with its published specification, as may be amended from time to time. However, LINK makes no warranty or representation, either express or implied, (including without limitation, as to quality, performance, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) with respect to the System or any part thereof.
Except as set out in this Agreement, the LINK Group will not be liable for any loss, damage or expense sustained by any person and caused by any act, omission, error or negligence of any of the LINK Group or caused by any inaccuracy of any information, data or advice given in any way by or on behalf of the LINK Group even if held to amount to a breach of warranty. Nevertheless, if the Subscriber uses the System or relies on any information, data or advice given by or on behalf of the LINK Group and as a result suffers loss, damage or expense that is proved to have been caused by any negligent act, omission or error of the LINK Group or any negligent inaccuracy in information, data or advice given by or on behalf of the LINK Group, then LINK will pay compensation to such person for his proved loss up to but not exceeding an amount equal to the annual subscription fee charged by LINK for the system as applicable from time to time.
The LINK Group will not be liable or responsible in negligence or otherwise to any person not a party to this Agreement for (i) any information, data or advice expressly or impliedly given by the LINK Group or (ii) any act, omission or inaccuracy by the LINK Group. Nothing in this Agreement will be construed to create rights in favour of any person not a party to this Agreement.
The LINK Group will under no circumstances be liable for indirect or consequential loss, damage or expense (including, but without limitation, loss of profit, loss of contracts or loss of users) suffered or incurred by any person resulting from any failure by the LINK Group.
5. Intellectual property rights
Copyright and all other intellectual property rights in the System and all parts thereof are vested in and shall remain vested in LINK. The contents of our Website are protected by international copyright laws, database rights and other intellectual property rights. The owner of these rights is LINK, our affiliates or other third party licensors. All product and company names and logos contained within our Website are the trade marks, service marks or trading names of their respective owners, including us. We reserve all of our rights.
6. Termination provisions
This Agreement may be terminated by either party by serving written notice on the other party in the event that the other party is in material breach of any term or condition of this Agreement. In the event of your misuse of the System, access thereto shall be withdrawn immediately.
The termination of this Agreement by either party or otherwise the expiration of this Agreement shall be held by LINK to reallocate a user name and user password to another subscriber to the System.
Expiration or termination of this Agreement for whatever reason by either party shall not release you from any of your responsibilities or obligations under this Agreement and without limitation.
7. Force majeure
No failure or omission by either party to carry out or observe any of the stipulations, conditions or warranties to be performed as set out herein shall give rise to any claim against such party or be deemed to be a breach of contract to the extent that such failure or omission arises from causes reasonably beyond the control of such party.
8. Governing law and jurisdiction
This Terms and your use of the Website are governed by and construed in accordance with Polish law. The parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Polish courts.
This Terms may be changed by us in our sole discretion by informing you on screen the next time you attempt to use the System that changes to this Terms have been made and providing a link to the text of the new Terms. The changes we may make include, without limitation, amendments of, additions to or deletions of any of the clauses herein and the addition of new clauses containing new terms and conditions (including, without limitation, terms and conditions relating to charges payable by you for the use of the System).
You shall provide LINK with accurate, complete and updated business and personal information for the purposes of this Terms and subscription to the System. Failure to do so shall constitute a breach of these Terms.
Either party may use regular, unencrypted electronic mail for transmission of correspondence concerning this Agreement. Any notice to terminate this Agreement shall however be forwarded in writing to, in the case of LINK, its registered office address and in the case of the Subscriber, its registered office address or the address detailed in the application form as may be amended from time to time.
You may not transfer or assign any of your rights or obligations hereunder, in whole or in part to any third party.
If any provision or part of this Agreement is or becomes invalid or contravenes any applicable law the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.
10. LINK S.J. - memorandum information
LINK (72-004 Tanowo, Wegornik 2/2, Poland, Vat no PL85100132076, Regon: 810370709) was founded in Poland in 1993. It is a private company owned by Maciej Wedzinski. Since then there have been a range of very successful publications, the most important being the Polish Ports Handbook, which is updated annually. Link employs 9 staff: 8 in Szczecin and 1 in Gdansk. LINK also co-operates with approximately 15 subcontractors (editors, graphic designers and translators, etc).
The most significant characteristic of globalization is specialization and concentration, this does not only lead to excellence in core competencies, but also to strong inter-dependencies. In this business environment economic success is more than ever determined by the capability to raise relevant information. This is especially true for the maritime industry due to the enormous number of agents in the market and the vast pace of technological development. LINK has become a specialist in providing this type of information for the maritime industry. Our publications are widely appreciated throughout the world due to our eagerness to apply the highest quality standards. Being the market leader in providing this kind of information, we are constantly searching for possibilities to enhance the quality and availability of our services. In order to increase availability LINK started to develop an Internet system for the maritime industry. In 2006 LINK had estimated together with PRINT-EXPO Co. Ltd. (196128, Russia, St. Petersburg, Blagodatnaya, 6) the joint venture BIMA Europe (Baltic Information Marketing Agency). It is an ambitious project combining numerous services.
The easiest way to become better acquainted with our projects is a visit at BIMA www.bima.eu
If you will visit the website BIMA you will see that our project is very ambitious. We do have the resources to develop it, but not at the pace we would like, and we would like to speed up the development of the BIMA. We therefore are looking for partners to fulfil our vision. With the reputation of the brand name LINK & PRINT-EXPO Co. Ltd., our expertise and contacts, we believe that the BIMA is an excellent investment for those trying to enter the lucrative maritime market.
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