Terms & Conditions
ISM Italy srl (ISM) invites you to read these Terms and Conditions of Service carefully to fully understand ISM’s Website and utilise ISM’s Services. By using ISM’s Website and Services, you accept the following Terms and Conditions of Service. Therefore, ISM advises you to refrain from using ISM’s Website and Services if at any point you think these Terms and Conditions of Service cannot be accepted from your side. ISM’s Terms and Conditions of Service applies to the Services provided through ISM’s Website, mobile applications, or software provided by ISM. ISM may revise these Terms and Conditions of Service at any time without notice to you. Should you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions of Service, please do not hesitate to Contact Us.
1. Information about us
This Website provides information about ISM Italia srl (ISM). Consulting services (“Speak with an expert”) can be purchased via this Website. No physical goods or shippable products are offered via this Website.
Unless otherwise indicated in these Terms and Conditions of Services, the following definitions shall apply:
- “ISM” means ISM Italia srl, a limited liability company registered in Italy, at the following address: Contrada Campiglione 105, 63900 Fermo (FM), Italy
VAT number (Partita Iva): 02398100442
- “Client” means any person or company wishing to place an order with ISM or requesting any of the other Services offered by ISM;
- “User” means an account created via the ISM Website. ISM reserves the right to approve or reject a user account or revoke an account that was previously approved, without prior notice.
- “Online Services“ only refer to services that can be purchased via the ISM Website, such as “Speak with an expert”
3. Accessing our Website
ISM will make any possible effort to limit any downtime, however ISM reserves the right to withdraw or amend the Services provided on the Website without notice. ISM will not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
4. Our Website changes regularly
ISM aims to update the Website regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, ISM may suspend access to the Website, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on the Website (including education materials, courses, articles, industry guides, forum posts, etc.) may be out of date at any given time, and ISM is under no obligation to update such material.
5. Our Intellectual Property Rights
ISM owns all the licensees of all the material published on the ISM Website, including designs, styles, images, graphics, logos, digital contents, articles, guides, etc. These are protected by international copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. You must not use any part of the contents on ISM’s Website to produce copies.
6. Your Intellectual Property Rights
Access to the ISM Website is free of charge. Consulting services can be purchased online.
8. Information about you and your visit to our Website
9. User Account
A User Account may be created when the User purchases one of the ISM Services available on the Website such as Consulting services (“Speak with an expert”). ISM reserves the right to approve or reject a user account or revoke an account that was previously approved, without prior notice. ISM services are not available to minors of 18 years old.
10. Viruses, Hacking and Other Offences
You must not misuse ISM’s Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to ISM’s Website, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack ISM’s Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence. ISM will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and ISM will cooperate with authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Website will cease immediately.
ISM will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
11. Links from our Website
12. Our Limitation of Liability
ISM shall not be liable to the Client for any loss of revenue or profit or any indirect, special or consequential loss or damage, costs, expenses or other claims arising out of or in connection with services as well as digital contents purchased via this Website. In no event shall ISM be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special consequential damages, personal injury, life injury or damage to property, whatsoever arising out of or connected with the use or misuse of services as well as digital contents purchased via this Website.
13. Changes to FAQs
The FAQ page provides general guidelines on MOQ (Minimum Order Quantity), Lead Times, Product Pricing, Packaging, etc. These numbers are to be considered estimations and may be subject to change once an ISM Customer Representatives learns more about the Client’s project. Only then ISM can provide a more accurate quotation. ISM reserves the right to change the figures contained in the FAQ page at any time and without prior notice.
14. Refund and Return Policy
The services that can be purchased on the ISM Website (e.g. “Speak with an expert”) are subject to the following policies:
- You have the option to request a full refund of the amount paid for the Online services if you request it in writing; using the Contact Us page within 5 business days from the purchase date. The refund will be processed after ISM’s acknowledgement of the refund request.
- All Consulting Services must be used within 4 months from the date of purchase.
- Refunds cannot be requested in any case if ISM has already delivered the Online services (in full or partially).
15. Applicable law, Court of jurisdiction
These terms & conditions are governed in accordance with Italian law. Any dispute arising between the parties shall be dealt with exclusively in the courts of Italy.
16. Force Majeure
ISM will not be responsible in any manner for any loss or damage occurring as a result of forces beyond its control, including, without limitation, natural catastrophe, war, pestilence, labor dispute, telecommunications disruption, or any other matter, cause or thing which such parties do not directly control.
ISM, italianshoemanufacturers.com, the ISM logo, all images and text, and all page headers, custom graphics and button icons are service marks, trademarks and/or trade dress of ISM. All other trademarks, product names and company names or logos cited herein are the property of their respective owners.
18. Images & Illustrations
Every effort has been made to locate the owners of copyrighted material, or their heirs or assigns, to seek permission to reproduce those images whose copyright does not reside with ISM Italia srl. We are grateful to the individuals and institutions who have assisted in this task. Any omissions are entirely unintentional and we would be grateful for any information that would allow us to correct any errors or omissions.
19. Your Concern
If you have any concerns about material which appears on the ISM Website or require any additional information or clarification, please use the Contact Us page.
By using ISM’s Services or accessing the ISM Website, you acknowledge that you have read these Terms and Conditions of Service and agree to be bound by them.
Updated August, 2022