Terms of use


Energieloft.de is operated by Innoloft GmbH and offers on its internet platform free and chargeable services for companies, institutes, students and other natural or legal persons.
By registering on the Innoloft.de Internet platform, you accept the following General Terms and Conditions (hereinafter “GTC”) for the use of Innoloft.de. These GTC can be viewed and saved at any time (even after conclusion of the contract) by calling up the link Terms of Use in the footer of each page.


1. Purview

The operator of Innoloft.de is Innoloft GmbH, Welkenratherstraße 73-75, 52074 Aachen (hereinafter referred to as Innoloft.de), registered at the Aachen Local Court with its registered office in Aachen. These GTC apply to all contracts between Innoloft.de and users, regardless of whether the site is used by companies, associations, institutes, applicants, students or other natural or legal persons.


2. Object of the contract

2.1

Energieloft.de offers its users a comprehensive communication and information platform on the subject of energy, innovation promotion and related areas. This is done in particular by categorizing and structuring online available information about offered services, activities, research activities or industry news, as well as offering presentation functions for different user groups. In addition, the platform can be used to enable users to contact users in the form of “messages”. The provisions described in these General Terms and Conditions shall apply.

2.2

Free registration gives users limited access to Innoloft.de’s structuring services. Users do not incur any costs when registering. Depending on the user type, the user can acquire complete access to all existing content. Access to the Internet platform can be explicitly acquired for this purpose. Without the conscious reservation of such services the offer of Innoloft.de remains free of charge. All bookable services are subject to separate terms of use, which you can view when booking and later, in the administration under “My bookings” at any time recall.

2.3

Innoloft.de offers companies and associations online services to present themselves as business partners, research partners or employers. These services include the placement of job advertisements on Innoloft.de (including links to these in social networks or on partner sites if desired), the presentation as an employer through the Innoloft interview or through company profiles, as well as the presentation of the company’s own services or activities for presentation as a valuable business partner or research partner.

2.4

Innoloft.de offers institutes and research facilities online services to present themselves as research partners or employers. These services include the placement of job advertisements on Innoloft.de (including links to these in social networks or on partner sites), the presentation as an employer by highlighting research topics and projects, and the provision of services and activities to present the company as a valuable research partner for the energy industry.

2.5

Innoloft.de offers applicants and students the opportunity to find out free of charge about job options and vacancies in the energy industry, energy research or related fields. Furthermore, Innoloft.de offers the possibility to contact other users of any type (companies, institutes, etc.). The provisions described in these General Terms and Conditions shall apply.


3. Use of data, offers and services of Innoloft.de

With the registration on Innoloft.de the user acknowledges the conditions for the use of the offered information and services on Innoloft.de.

3.1

Innoloft.de only displays information and data on company performance, research activities or other industry news that has either been published freely online on Internet pages or which users have personally entered on Innoloft.de. Energieloft.de has the right to delete data and information without giving reasons and without prior notice if these data and/or information violate legal regulations or these GTC or if they are illegal or unconditional content. Energieloft.de assumes no liability for the accuracy of the data or information available and can explicitly not be held liable if information provided is incomplete or out of date. With the use of Innoloft.de the user recognizes this.

3.2

The user acknowledges that in rare cases technical malfunctions may occur. Maintenance, security or capacity requirements as well as higher events over which Innoloft.de has no control (faults in communication networks, power failures, etc.) may lead to the temporary suspension of Innoloft.de’s services.

3.3

Innoloft.de networks actors and offers possibilities for making contact. Innoloft.de does not control the communication between users and cannot be held liable for violations arising from this communication. If contracts between users arise through the communication channels of Innoloft.de, Innoloft.de is not involved in this and does not act as a contractual partner. There is no liability on the part of Innoloft.de in connection with such contracts.

3.4

Energieloft.de offers editorial content (e.g. industry news, newsletter, calendar of events, etc.). Some of these services can be booked against payment or are made available to users free of charge. Innoloft.de assures that it will compile or compile the editorial content in accordance with the principles of journalistic diligence. A guarantee or warranty for the correctness and completeness is not taken over however.


4. Liability and guidelines in the context of registration

Energieloft.de makes free and public information available to the visitors of the platform. However, further information and data can only be viewed after registration. The following guidelines apply to registration.

4.1

With the registration the user confirms the correctness and truthful indication of his data. The user is obliged to inform us immediately of any changes to his registration-relevant user data.

4.2

Only email addresses are permitted as user names. The email address used must be the regular email address used by the user, or may not be created solely for the purpose of misusing Innoloft.de. Only one access per user is allowed. For different user account types, registration is only possible with separate email addresses. This includes the use of university addresses to identify oneself as a student or institute employee, as well as company addresses to identify oneself as an employee of a company.

4.3

The user warrants that at the time of registration he/she is fully contractually capable to use the full range of functions offered by Innoloft.de. Underage users may view information on the platform, but may not book any paid offers. Further the use has to take place under knowledge of a legal guardian.

4.4

The user is obliged to keep the password created during registration secret. The password is stored encrypted. Energieloft.de itself cannot see the original password.
ATTENTION: Innoloft.de will never ask you to enter your password outside the designated login field.

4.5

Energieloft.de sichert zu, die Registrierung auf Ihre Richtigkeit hin zu überprüfen. Um dies zu erleichtern, können Accounts von Unternehmen, Instituten, Verbänden und Studenten nur mit der passenden Emailadresse registriert werden (Unternehmens-Domain, Instituts-Domain oder Universitätsemailadresse). Eine Garantie auf eine 100%ige Richtigkeit der gemachten Daten bzw. die Existenz des Nutzers kann Innoloft.de jedoch nicht übernehmen und leistet keine Gewähr für die Identität eines Nutzers.

4.6

Energieloft.de assures you to check the correctness of the registration. To facilitate this, accounts of companies, institutes, associations and students can only be registered with the appropriate email address (company domain, institute domain or university email address). However, Innoloft.de cannot guarantee the 100% accuracy of the data provided or the existence of the user and does not guarantee the identity of a user.


5. Right of withdrawal for consumers

At present all services on Innoloft.de for consumers are offered free of charge. In the event that services subject to a charge are offered to consumers on Innoloft.de in the future, the right of withdrawal shall apply to these services for the consumer within the meaning of the law (§ 13 of the German Civil Code), provided that the user registers with Innoloft.de for a purpose that cannot be attributed to either his commercial or his self-employed professional activity. More detailed regulations can be found in the AGB’s of the booked product.


6. Obligations of the user and copyright

Energieloft.de allows its users to publish their own data on the platform. By registering, the user acknowledges the guidelines for disclosing information on Innoloft.de. These are:

  • Stating true and not misleading information in his profile and during communication with other users.
  • The use of photos and pictorial material whose copyrights the user owns or over which he can freely dispose.
  • The use of photos and pictorial material whose copyrights the user owns or over which he can freely dispose.
  • The exclusive provision of data and information that do not infringe the copyrights of third parties.

6.1

The user bears sole responsibility under press, competition and other laws for the content delivered by him. Innoloft.de regularly checks the content posted, but technically cannot give a 100% guarantee for the timely detection of content that violates these GTC. By using the Innoloft services, the user confirms that he has acquired or can freely dispose of all rights of use (including copyrights, ancillary copyrights and other rights) to the data and image material provided by him that are required for posting on the Internet.

6.2

The user undertakes to observe all applicable laws and third party rights while using the Innoloft service. In particular, it is prohibited,
a) use insulting, defamatory or libellous content,
b) use pornographic content or products. Apply or expel. This includes all contents violating the law for the protection of minors,
c) unreasonably harass other users (cf. § 7 Act against Unfair Competition UWG),
d) to use content protected by law (e.g. by copyright, trademark, patent, design patent or utility model law) without authorization, or to advertise, offer or distribute goods or services protected by law and
(e) engage in or favour anti-competitive activities, including progressive canvassing (such as chain, snowball or pyramid schemes).

6.3

In addition, the following harassing acts are to be omitted and prohibited:
(a) the sending of spam and chain messages
(b) communication of offensive or sexual content
c) use of mechanisms, software or scripts in connection with the use of Innoloft.de
(d) blocking, overwriting, modifying or copying content, except to the extent necessary for the proper use of Innoloft.de services
e) any action that impairs or overloads the functionality of Innoloft.de (e.g. brute force attacks)

6.4

Users can contact other users via Innoloft.de. In addition Innoloft.de shows communication tools (primarily the sending of messages) on the platform. Companies and institutes have no opportunity to object to contact being established by other users. Students and private users have the option to prevent the possibility of making contact in the private settings. If the user does not make use of this option, he consents to the use of the communication functions.


7. Guarantee of our offer

Energieloft.de assures its users that it will make every effort to ensure that the services are available as seamlessly as possible. For technical reasons, however, Energieloft.de cannot guarantee 100% and uninterrupted availability of the advertisement.


8. Final provisions

8.1

The place of performance is Aachen. The Local Court of Aachen is the exclusive place of jurisdiction for all disputes arising from the contractual relationship, provided that the client is a merchant, a legal entity under public law or a public special fund or has no general place of jurisdiction in the Federal Republic of Germany.

8.2

Collateral agreements, amendments and supplements must be made in writing to be effective.

8.3

Should one of the provisions of these GTC be invalid, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions.