Terms and conditions


This legal notice applies to the entire contents of the Website under the domain name https://www.buffalo-technology.com/ (‘Website’) and to any correspondence by e-mail between us and you. Please read these terms carefully before using the Website. Using the Website indicates that you accept these terms. If you do not accept these terms, do not use the Website. This notice is issued by Buffalo EU B.V. (Buffalo Technology). Buffalo Technology may revise this legal notice at any time. You should check the Website from time to time to review the current legal notice, because it is binding on you. Certain provisions of this legal notice may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at the Website. To the maximum extent permitted by the applicable law, you waive any right and obligation regarding prior information subsequent confirmation, rights of withdrawal or cooling-off periods set forth in any distance selling or electronic commerce law.

  1. Use of Site: 1.1 Buffalo Technology authorizes you to view, download and print materials from the Website only for your personal or your company’s commercial use, and only on the following basis:- (a) no documents or related graphics or any other materials at this Website are modified in any way; (b) any publication or other commercial use of any materials is for the gain of Buffalo Technology; and (c) you retain all copy right and other proprietary notices contained in the original materials and on any copies of the materials.

1.2 Unless stated otherwise, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material at the Website are owned by Buffalo Technology or its licensors. For the purposes of this legal notice, any use of the extracts from the Website other than in accordance with clause 1.1 for any purpose is prohibited. If you breach any of the terms in this legal notice, your permission to use the Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed materials from the Website.

1.3 Subject to clause 1.1, no part of the Website may be reproduced or stored on any other website or networked computer environment for any purpose.

1.4 Any rights not expressly granted in the terms of this notice are reserved, including Buffalo Technology’s right to terminate your authorization to use any services at the Website and to delete any one or more of your related accounts, with or without cause, immediately and at any time.

  1. Use of Software 2.1 If you download software from the Website ("Software"), use of the Software is subject to the license terms in the Software License Agreement that accompanies or is provided with the Software. You may not download or install Software until you have read and accepted the terms of the relevant Software License Agreement.

  2. Services Access 3.1 While Buffalo Technology endeavors to ensure that the Website is normally available 24 hours a day, Buffalo Technology shall not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

3.2 Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond Buffalo Technology’s control.

  1. User Submissions 4.1 Other than personally identifiable information which is covered under our Privacy Policy, any material, information or other communication you transmit or post to this Site ("Submissions") will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. Buffalo Technology will have no obligations with respect to the Submissions. Buffalo Technology and its designees will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use the Submissions and all data images, sounds, text, and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes.

4.2 You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the Website any material that would violate any law, including any material:- (a) that is threatening defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy, or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; or (b) for which you have not obtained all necessary licenses and/or approvals; or (c) which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law or infringe the rights of any third party, in any country in the world; or (d) which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).

4.3 You may not misuse the Website (including without limitation by hacking).

4.4 Buffalo Technology shall fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court orders requesting or directing Buffalo Technology to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of clauses 4.2 or 4.3.

  1. Links to and From Other Websites 5.1 Links to third party websites on the Website are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave this Website. Buffalo Technology has not reviewed all of these third party sites and does not control and is not responsible for any of these websites or their content or availability. Thus, Buffalo Technology does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this Website, you do this entirely at your own risk.

5.2 If you would like to link to the Website, you may do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, the home page of the Website, and subject to the following conditions: (a) you do not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of the Buffalo Technology logo; (b) you do not create a frame or other browser or border environment around the Website; (c) you do not in any way imply that Buffalo Technology is endorsing any products or services other than its own; (d) you do not misrepresent your relationship with the Company nor present any other false information about Buffalo Technology; (e) you do not otherwise use any trade marks displayed on the Website without express permission from the owner of those trademarks; (f) you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and (g)your website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive or controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

5.3 Buffalo Technology expressly reserves the right to revoke the right granted in clause 5.2 for breach of these terms and to take any action it seems appropriate.

5.4 You shall fully indemnify Buffalo Technology for any loss or damage suffered by the Company or any of its group companies for breach of clause 5.2.

  1. Registration 6.1 Each registration is for a single user only. Buffalo Technology does not permit you to share your user name and password with any other person nor with multiple users on a network. 6.2 Responsibility for the security of any passwords issued rests with you.

  2. Disclaimer 7.1 Buffalo Technology does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the materials or services at the Website. Buffalo Technology may make changes to the materials and services at the Website, or to the products and prices described in them, at any time without notice. The materials and services at the Website maybe out of date and Buffalo Technology makes no commitment to update the materials and services at the Website.

7.2 The materials and services are provided "as is", without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the Company provides you with the Website on the basis that Buffalo Technology excludes all representations, warranties, conditions, and other terms (including without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purposes, and the use of reasonable care and skill).

7.3 Information published at this Site may refer to products, programs or services that are not available in your country. Consult your local Buffalo Technology business contact for information regarding the products, programs and services that may be available to you.

  1. Limitation of Liability 8.1 Buffalo Technology, any of Buffalo Technology’s group companies and the officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents of any of them, and any other third party (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering the Website) exclude all liability and responsibility for any kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money or loss of damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort, contract or otherwise) in connection with the Website in any way, or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of the Website, any websites linked to the Website or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the Website or your downloading of any material from the Website or any websites linked to the Website.

8.2 Nothing in this notice shall exclude or limit Buffalo Technology’s liability for: (a) Death or personal injury caused by negligence (as such term is defined by the Unfair Contracts Terms Act 1977); or (b) Fraud; or (c) Misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter; or (d) Any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

8.3 If your use of material, or services on the Website results in the need for servicing, repair or correction or equipment, software or data, you assume all costs thereof.

  1. Governing law and Jurisdiction This legal notice shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Dutch law. Disputes arising in connection with this legal notice shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of Dutch courts.