Terms Of Service

In using this website you are deemed to have read and agreed to the following Terms of Service: The following terminology applies to these Terms of Service, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice, and any or all Agreements: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the natural or legal person accessing this website and accepting the Company’s Terms of Service. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We” and “Us”, refer to our Company. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves, or either the Client or ourselves. These terms of service (“Terms”) cover your use and access to our services, client software, and website (“Services“). Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, or capitalization are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to the same.

  1. Privacy Statement
    1. We are committed to protecting your privacy. Authorized employees within the Company on a need-to-know basis only use any information collected from customers. We constantly review our systems and data to ensure the best possible service to our customers and will do our utmost to protect the data you have stored in the systems against unwelcome outside interventions. The legislators have created specific offenses for unauthorized actions against computer systems and data. We will investigate any such actions to prosecute and/or take civil proceedings to recover damages against those responsible.
  2. Confidentiality
    1. Any information concerning the Client and/or data the Client uploads in the Argos platform may only be passed to the other Clients of the platform, which may be financial institutions, trading companies, forwarders, warehouse companies, inspection companies or any other entities active in commodities trading. Except for this possibility, Client records are regarded as confidential and therefore will not be divulged to any third party, unless legally required to do so to the appropriate authorities. Clients have the right to request sight of, and copies of any and all Client Records we keep, on the proviso that we are given reasonable notice of such a request.
    2. Clients are requested to retain copies of any literature issued with the provision of our services. Upon the Client’s request, the Company will delete any data relating to the Client, save for the data already made available to other Clients of the platform.
    3. We will not sell, share your personal information with any third party or use your e-mail address for unsolicited mail. Any emails sent by this Company will only be in connection with the provision of agreed services.
  3. Disclaimer
    1. Exclusions and Limitations. The information on this website is provided on an “as is” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by law, this Company excludes all:
      1. Representations and warranties relating to this website and its contents or which is or may be provided by any affiliates or any other third party, including with any inaccuracies or omissions in this website and/or the Company’s literature; and
      2. Liability for damages arising out of or in connection with your use of this website. This includes, without limitation, direct loss, loss of business or profits (whether or not the loss of such profits was foreseeable, arose in the normal course of things or you have advised this Company of the possibility of such potential loss), damage caused to your computer, computer software, systems, and programs and the data thereon or any other direct or indirect, consequential and incidental damages;
      3. Liability for the content, authenticity, veracity, accuracy, and legal validity of the information, documents (including the legal validity and enforceability of the standard documents made available by the Company in the systems), and data available in the platform, in particular since any such information or documents are provided and/or completed directly and exclusively by the Clients of the platform
      4. Liability in case of disruption of the Services due to technological delays or incidents arising out of interruption or disruption of telecommunication systems;
      5. Liability for the loss of data saved in case of gross negligence or wilful misconduct on the part of the Company.
  4. Termination of Agreements
    1. Both the Client and ourselves have the right to terminate the Services Agreement for any reason, including the ending of services that are already underway. No refunds of costs incurred shall be offered, where a Service is deemed to have begun and is, for all intents and purposes, underway.
  5. Availability
    1. Unless otherwise stated, the Services featured on this website are available worldwide, except for the United States and Canada. You are solely responsible for evaluating the fitness for a particular purpose of any uploads, programs, and text available through this site. Redistribution or republication of any part of this site or its content is prohibited, including such by framing or other similar or any other means, without the express written consent of the Company. The Company does not warrant that the service from this site will be uninterrupted, timely, or error-free, although it is provided to the best ability. By using this service you thereby indemnify this Company, its employees, agents, and affiliates against any loss or damage, in whatever manner, howsoever caused.
  6. Log Files
    1. We use IP addresses to administer the site. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. Additionally, for systems administration, detecting usage patterns, and troubleshooting purposes, our web servers automatically log standard access information including browser type, access times/open mail, URL requested, and referral URL. This information is not shared with third parties and is used only within this Company on a need-to-know basis. Any individually identifiable information related to this data will never be used in any way different from that stated above without your explicit permission.
  7. Links to this website
    1. You may not create a link to any page of this website without our prior written consent. If you do create a link to a page of this website you do so at your own risk and the exclusions and limitations set out above will apply to your use of this website by linking to it.
  8. Links from this website
    1. We do not monitor or review the content of other Parties’ websites that are linked to this website. Opinions expressed or material appearing on such websites are not necessarily shared or endorsed by us and should not be regarded as the publisher of such opinions or material. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices, or content, of these sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of these sites.
    2. You should evaluate the security and trustworthiness of any other site connected to this site or accessed through this site yourself, before disclosing any personal information to them.
    3. This Company will not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage in whatever manner, howsoever caused, resulting from your disclosure to third parties of personal information.
  9. Copyright Notice
    1. Copyright and other relevant intellectual property rights exist on all text relating to the Company’s services and the full content of this website.
    2. This Company’s logo is a registered trademark of this Company in Switzerland and other countries. The brand names and specific services of this Company featured on this website are trademarked.
  10. Communication
    1. We have several different e-mail addresses for different queries. These, and other contact information, can be found on our Contact Us link on our website or via Company literature, or the Company’s stated telephone numbers.
    2. This company is registered in Switzerland.
  11. Force Majeure
    1. Neither party shall be liable to the other for any failure to perform any obligation under any Agreement which is due to an event beyond the control of such party including but not limited to any Act of God, terrorism, war, Political insurgence, insurrection, riot, civil unrest, an act of civil or military authority, uprising, earthquake, flood or any other natural or manmade eventuality outside of our control, which causes the termination of an agreement or contract entered into, nor which could have been reasonably foreseen.
    2. Any Party affected by such event shall forthwith inform the other Party of the same and shall use all reasonable endeavors to comply with the terms and conditions of any Agreement contained herein.
  12. Waiver
    1. Failure of either Party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this or any Agreement or the failure of either Party to exercise any right or remedy to which it, he or they are entitled hereunder shall not constitute a waiver thereof and shall not cause a diminution of the obligations under this or any Agreement.
    2. No waiver of any of the provisions of this or any Agreement shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be such and signed by both Parties.
  13. General
    1. The laws of Switzerland govern these Terms of Service. By accessing this website and using our services you consent to these terms and conditions and to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Geneva courts, Switzerland in all disputes arising out of such access. If any of these terms are deemed invalid or unenforceable for any reason (including, but not limited to the exclusions and limitations set out above), then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be severed from these terms and the remaining terms will continue to apply.
    2. Failure of the Company to enforce any of the provisions set out in these Terms of Service and any Agreement, or failure to exercise any option to terminate, shall not be construed as a waiver of such provisions and shall not affect the validity of these Terms of Service or any Agreement or any part thereof, or the right thereafter to enforce each and every provision.
    3. These Terms of Service shall not be amended, modified, varied, or supplemented except in writing and signed by duly authorized representatives of the Company.
  14. Notification of Changes
    1. The Company reserves the right to change these conditions from time to time as it sees fit and your continued use of the site will signify your acceptance of any adjustment to these terms. If there are any changes to our privacy policy, we will announce that these changes have been made on our home page and other key pages on our site. If there are any changes in how we use our site customers’ Personally Identifiable Information, notification by e-mail or postal mail will be made to those affected by this change.
    2. Any changes to our privacy policy will be posted on our website 30 days before these changes take place. You are therefore advised to re-read this statement on a regular basis.
    3. These terms and conditions form part of the Agreement between the Client and ourselves. Your accessing and using of this website indicates your understanding, agreement to, and acceptance, of the full Terms of Service, contained herein.

Argos Inspection and Technologies SA, CH-550.1.188.178-3, Boulevard de Grancy 5, 1006 Lausanne, Switzerland.

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