WEBPAGES TERMS AND CONDITIONS
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1. Often used names and terms
Terms – this Webpage Terms and Conditions of www.stefanek.hr.
Attorney – Štefan Štefanek, Attorney-at-Law · Patent Agent · Court Interpreter · Mediator, HR-10 000 Zagreb, Ilica 191D, Croatian PIN: HR95418033323.
Webpages – domain: stefanek.hr. The authorised user of the domain is the Attorney; Reg. No. Class: 104-000/07-01/8674 dated 27 June 2007, issued by The Croatian Academic and Research Network (CARNET); https://domene.hr/en/portal/home. The domain is visible on business documents of the Attorney and powers of attorney (authorisations for legal representation).
Visitor – each person who accesses the Webpages or use the Webpages in any possible manner.
Clients Portal – is the functionality of the Webpages intended for the exchange of information between the Attorney and the Clients with whom the Attorney has agreed to use this functionality.
Content – refers to all texts, images, photos or any media and materials or other content published on the Webpages.
2. Acceptance of Terms
Upon the first use of these Webpages, it is considered that you are fully familiar with these Terms, that you understand and accept them. If you disagree with them, please do not access the Webpages and do not use its Content.
In case of any questions or ambiguities regarding these Terms, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We reserve the right to change the appearance and the Content of the Webpages and these Terms, so we ask you to occasionally review them to get acquainted with possible changes. We shall consider that your further use of the Webpages represents your compliance with all possible changes.
In order to ensure the proper operation of our website and to improve the browsing of its contents, we store a small amount of cookies on your computer. An extremely large number of all websites use these tools in accordance with the applicable regulations, according to the General Regulation on Personal Data Protection – GDPR, the Law on the Implementation of the General Regulation on Data Protection and the Law on Electronic Communications. We are obliged to ask for your consent before storing cookies on your computer. If you choose not to store cookies on your computer, the site can still be viewed, but some of its services will not be available to you.
What is the task of cookies?
The task of the cookie that you have allowed to be stored on your computer is to save your settings, website settings, your preferred language or address. When you visit the same page again after a while, the internet browser you are using sends information tailored to your needs.
Depending on the defined task, cookies store a wide range of information, including personal data. However, it is up to you to decide what information the cookies will store. In your internet browser settings, you can choose whether to approve or reject requests to save cookies.
By disabling cookies, you may not be able to use some of the functionality on the pages you visit.
Types of cookies
Persistent cookies remain on your computer after you close your Internet browser program.
Persistent cookies will remain on your computer or mobile device for days, months, even years and are intended to store permanent data such as username and password so that you do not have to log in again and again.
Temporary cookies disappear from your computer after you close your Internet browser. With their help, temporary data such as the data you provide when you are shopping online is stored.
First-party cookies can be permanent or temporary, and they store data that you will use again the next time you visit the pages from which they are stored on your computer.
Third-party cookies or so-called Advertising cookies are stored on your computer if you use advertisements and ads on the page you are visiting and it redirects you to a third party. This method is used to monitor the use of the Internet for marketing purposes.
4. Non-biding Content of Webpages
All information provided on these Webpages is of informative nature and is not legally binding. The published articles and other texts and content relating to any matter represent a legal opinion regarding particular Content.
5. Biding Content of Webpages
As an exception to the abovementioned, the publication and Content of the following documents on the Webpages have legal effect:
6. Content accuracy and safety & technical measures
The Attorney undertakes efforts to make the Content of the Webpages accurate and informative and keeps the Content free of viruses and other threats. For this sake, the Attorney undertakes all reasonable safety and technical measures.
7. Translations of Webpages Content
Translations from Croatian to other languages of names, professional terms and concepts that have prescribed meaning, e.g., attorney-at-law, patent agent, mediator, court interpreter, on these Webpages are of informative nature.
This means that translations do not imply, e.g., the Attorney is registered with any other bar association except with the Croatian Bar Association, as it is stated in the Attorney’s professional CV published in this Webpages or, e.g., that the translations of names and concepts have not the meaning of the names and concepts as they are defined in the official use following the provisions of other legal systems.
8. External Links
The existence of external hyperlinks on these Webpages does not indicate that the Attorney promotes such external websites or external information, products or services contained therein. The Attorney has no control over the information contained on such external links. The Attorney shall not undertake any liability for the Content or functionality of any such link. Also, the external links may include text, small images, icons or thumbnails illustrating the link, but not advertising products or services.
9. Advertising disclaimer
Reference in these Webpages to any product, process or service with a trademark, logo, manufacturer, etc., does not indicate necessarily that the Attorney promote, recommend, or endorse these products, processes or services.
10. Free Webpages Content search
The Content search presupposes accessing the Webpages and searching the Content and does not include any modification, download or upload of other content or other intervention on or from the Webpages.
The terms and conditions for other types of use of the Webpages are defined below (please see, e.g., Downloads with approval and Clients Portal).
11. Downloads with approval
Downloading articles and other Content of these Webpages is permitted only when it is explicitly allowed in advance by the Attorney or such possibility is expressly provided by the functionality of the Webpages (e.g. by placing a download link), provided fair use of downloaded Content, and especially correct citation of parts of the articles with the nomination of the authorship and download sources.
Downloading and printing forms and other Content published on these Webpages is for personal use only. The public display, transmission, publication, modification, reproduction, distribution, participation in the transfer or sale, copying, dispatching, or any other use of any of the Content of these Webpages or any part of them is prohibited, as is the selection and alteration of its content without an explicit prior written consent of the Attorney or other copyright and other intellectual property right owners. Where such consent has been granted, no omission or alteration to the data concerning the existing copyright and or trademark or another intellectual property right shall be allowed.
12. Submitted Contents
By submitting any Content on these Webpages, the Visitor automatically warrants that the Visitor is the owner or an authorised holder of such Content and explicitly allows the Attorney to use such Content for the purpose for which such Content is submitted, and for other purposes under the same terms and conditions provided with these Terms for the Content posted by the Attorney.
13. Clients Portal
The functionality of the Clients Portal is available only to those Clients with whom the Lawyer has agreed to use this functionality.
Access and any other use of the Clients Portal by other Visitors are not permitted.
14. Personal Data Protection
The Attorney is the Personal data controller. Personal data are processed and protected as defined with the Personal Data Protection Policy available on these Webpages.
15. Intellectual Property
The Content published on these Webpages is a copyrighted work protected under the applicable Croatian Copyright and Related Rights Act and applicable international legislation. The Content can also be protected with other forms of intellectual property rights.
Certain Content may include the author’s works of third parties such as illustrations or parts of a copyrighted text (articles). These works are equally protected from any unauthorised use.
The mark is registered trademark of the Attorney, Reg. no. Z0062323, The State Intellectual Property Office of The Republic of Croatia. The trademark is applied on business documents of the Attorney and powers of attorney (authorisations for legal representation).
The following authors’ works published on these Webpages are specially protected from any downloading, changing or copying without an express prior written consent of the Attorney who is the authorised holder of the right to use:
16. Liabilities and Disclaimers
The Attorney shall not be liable for any damage or injury (including any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damage) arising from the use or inability to use any part of these Webpages or published Content.
By accessing the Content of these Webpages, the Visitor explicitly agrees to compensate the Attorney or third parties for any and all the claims, costs, damages or liabilities arising from careless use of the Content by that Visitor, including any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damage.
The Visitor of these Webpages is directly and personally responsible for the data entered on the Webpages and the violation of the rights of other persons that may arise due to this data and actions of the Visitor.
17. Dispute Resolution
We believe that the fulfilment of these Terms is in both the Attorney’s and the Visitor’s best interest.
Therefore, we expect both the Attorney and the Visitor to undertake the obligation to try to resolve amicably and professionally any dispute that may arise from any use of these Webpages.
If the agreed modality of dispute resolution is not possible, the dispute shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the competent court in Zagreb, Croatia. The Attorney and the Visitor oblige themselves to accept the initiative of any of them or the judge to resolve the dispute by in-court or out-of-court mediation, without the obligation to accept mediation decision and without loss of rights to resolve the dispute through other means.
18. Governing Law
The Croatian law and relevant international regulations regulating communication on Internet that are not contrary to Croatian law shall apply to accessing and using these Webpages and interpreting these Terms.
Version: 15 May 2021