Terms of use

1 Introduction

1.1 These terms of use of Stampscout (hereinafter referred to as "Stampscout") regulate the existing rights and obligations in connection with the usage of the website www.stampscout.com.

1.2 Through the use of the website www.stampscout.com, and in particular through the registration and the explicit agreement connected with it, these terms of use are recognized and confirmed.

1.3 Stampscout reserves the right to make changes to these terms of use at any time, without having to state reasons for doing so. The revised terms of use are made known on the website and become effective with their publication.

2 Use of the website

2.1 Any intervention in the function or manipulation of the website is forbidden to the highest degree. This in particular includes

  • the use of devices, mechanism, or software, that could disturb the proper operation of the websites,
  • the use of so called web scrapers, web robots and other software for the systematic collection of data and content, that is made available on the Stampscout website and the infrastructure used by Stampscout,
  • measures that could lead to an unreasonable or excessive load being placed on the infrastructure,
  • to block content generated by Stampscout, to write over or to modify or to attack or disturb the website in any another manner.

2.2 The contents published on the website may not be copied or distributed, nor may they be duplicated or used in another way, without prior agreement from Stampscout and the respective creator.

2.3 With regards to user generated content, such as comments, insults, discrimination, expletives, advertisements, and spam are forbidden. If breached, these contents will be deleted.

2.4 Stampscout reserves the right to limit or cease the use of the website by individuals without stating reasons for doing so.

3 Premium membership

3.1 Premium membership entitles the user to the use of the functions reserved for premium members as well as the data queries that go along with it.

3.2 The user is obligated to keep their access data secret and to not distribute it to third parties.

3.3 The rights and obligations of a premium member are limited to a single individual and are not transferable. The use of a premium account by multiple people is strictly forbidden.

3.4 Access to the functions reserved for premium members is monitored and logged through special software.

3.5 If the abusive use of a premium account is suspected, it will be immediately locked and no refund or credit will be provided.

4 Exclusion of liability

4.1 The website may at times not be available, or may have limited access, because of maintenance work or other reasons, without the user being able to make claims against Stampscout.

4.2 Stampscout assumes no responsibility for timeliness, correctness, completeness, legality, availability or quality of the represented content.

4.3 Stampscout assumes no responsibility for timeliness, correctness, completeness, legality, availability or quality of the content of linked websites and excludes any liability in connection with this.

5 Applicable law and place of jurisdiction

The terms of use in all parts are subject to Swiss law. The sole place of jurisdiction is Lucerne.

6 Severability clause

The invalidity of individual terms of the current terms of use do not affect the validity of the other terms. In place of an invalid term, a valid arrangement should be made, in which the commercial success corresponds to the invalid terms as much as possible. The same goes for possible gaps in the rules. Only the German version of these terms of use is authoritative.

Last updated 1 June 2020