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    Standard Terms and Conditions of Business

    Riehen, 25 January 2016 (Version 1)

    1 Scope

    1.1 These standard terms and conditions apply to the use of the Website, use of service, and to the purchase of contracts concluded through the website of www.ediqo.com and all sub-domains or related domains («Website») or through related e-mail, personal or phone communication, and to all related services provided by Ediqo LLC, Hellring 9, CH-4125 Riehen, Switzerland («Ediqo») or its succeeding rights holder.

    1.2 Any user of the Website shall be referred to as «User», and any user buying services from the Website shall be referred to as «Customer» throughout these terms and conditions.

    1.3 Any business terms by the Customer which diverge from these terms and conditions shall not apply, unless expressly confirmed by Ediqo in written form.

    2 Website Terms of Use

    2.1 Extent of the Website Terms of Use

    General Use of the Website is subject to the following Terms of Use. By browsing, linking to, or making any other use of the Website, you agree to these terms and conditions, which form a binding contract between Ediqo and you as the user (hereinafter referred to as «User»).

    2.2 Copyright of the Website and Website Content

    The website, website content and website design are the property of Ediqo. The copyright of the website belongs to Ediqo or its licensors. The reproduction, redistribution, or collection of material from this Website is prohibited. Permission to reproduce or redistribute parts of the Website may be obtained by the user in written form only from Ediqo.

    2.3 Website Access Restriction

    Ediqo reserves the right to block or to terminate the User's access to the website at any time and without prior notice.

    2.4 Linking to the Website

    The User may link to the website or to the content on the website provided that the linking does not imply any endorsement of any kind of Ediqo. Ediqo reserves the right to force the User to remove any link pointing to the Website.

    2.5 Advertising

    The Website may contain advertising. Ediqo does not endorse any responsibility of any kind for the content of the advertisement or sponsorship or the advertised product or service, which is the responsibility of the advertiser or sponsor, unless the advertised product or service is offered by Ediqo.

    2.6 Disclaimer of Warranty

    There is no warranty for the website and its content, to the extent permitted by applicable laws. Ediqo, the copyright holders and/or other parties provide the Webiste and its content "as is" without representations or warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, satisfactory quality and fitness for a particular purpose relating to the Website, its content or any website to which it is linked. No representations or warranties are given as to the accuracy or completeness of the information provided on the Website, or any website to which it is linked.

    2.7 Limitation of Liability

    In no event unless required by applicable law shall Ediqo, its employees, agents, suppliers, contractors or any other party be liable to the user for any damages of any nature, including any general, special, incidental or consequential damages, loss, cost, claim or any expense of any kind arising out of the use, inability to use, or in connection with the use of the Webiste, its content and information, even if the user has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

    3 Offering of Ediqo

    3.1 Ediqo offers editing and consultancy services, including English editing, copy editing, manuscript formatting, reference validation and editing, and related services via the Website to natural and legal persons worldwide. Services can be ordered by the Customer from Ediqo through the Website, by e-mail, phone or personal communication with Ediqo.

    3.2 Service packages currently available for purchase and pricing are prominently displayed on the homepage of the Website.

    4 Ordering and Purchasing of Services from Ediqo

    4.1 To order and contract editing services through the Website, the Customer must first register with the Website and complete the checkout process.

    4.2 The requirement for registering with the Website is that the Customer is of full age and has full legal capacity.

    4.3 Ediqo accepts the contractual relationship only by confirming the editing services. Ediqo may turn down service requests within one business day without further specifying reasons to the Customer.

    4.4 When purchasing services from Ediqo, the Customer has the following cancellation right:


    Cancellation right: The Customer can revoke his user account and cancel the declared intention to conclude the contract for editing services if Ediqo has not started editing the document. After that, benefits received by the Customer up to the cancellation have to be paid for pro rata. In any case, a cancellation fee of 25 USD applies to cover possible bank fees or credit card fees and for the administrative work related to the refund.


    4.5 When offering services to the Customer, Ediqo has the following cancellation right:


    Cancellation right: Ediqo may turn down service requests within one business day of the receipt of such without specifying any reason and thus cancel the conclusion of the contract. In case of cancellation of the contract by Ediqo, Ediqo will return the full amount paid by the Customer.


    5 Prices, Terms of Payment

    5.1 Current prices are stated on the Ediqo homepage (https://www.ediqo.com).

    5.2 The final price to be paid is shown to the Customer towards the end of the checkout process before payment.

    5.3 The Customer will be charged at the end of the checkout process by credit card or other form of electronic payment.

    5.4 Alternative payment arrangements have to be concluded between the Customer and Ediqo in written form.

    6 Contract Document

    Ediqo makes no provision for a separate contract document based on these terms and conditions. However, the Customer will be offered a formal invoice, which can be downloaded from the user account as a PDF file after ordering services from Ediqo, and a payment receipt, which can be downloaded from the user account as a PDF file after the payment has been received by Ediqo.

    7 Changes to the Terms and Conditions of Use

    Ediqo reserves the right to change the present «Standard Terms and Conditions of Business» and «Terms of Use» at any time by posting changes to this page of the Website. Customers will be considered to have accepted such changes in case they continue using the website and ordering services after Ediqo has published changes to this page of the Website.

    8 Miscellaneous

    8.1 Basel, Switzerland shall be the place of jurisdiction for all legal disputes arising from these terms and conditions, even if the Customer has their domicile outside of Switzerland.

    8.2 Swiss law applicable at the place of jurisdiction of Ediqo shall apply exclusively.

    8.3 If any provision of the terms and conditions should be found to be invalid, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions. In any such case, the contracting parties shall negotiate the invalid clause to establish a valid arrangement that is as close as possible to the original provision.

    Ediqo LLC
    Hellring 9
    4125 Riehen