Terms & Conditions of Website

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Terms of Use

These terms govern your use of our website www.effectphotonics.nl, a website operated by EFFECT Photonics B.V. (“we”). We are a limited liability company registered in the Netherlands under company number 51514281 and have our registered office at Kastanjelaan 400, 5616 LZ Eindhoven. Our VAT number is NL850067236B01. We also have facilities in Brixham, UK (EFFECT Photonics Ltd) and in Taiwain (EFFECT Photonics Taiwan Ltd).

By using our website, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this website. We may amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our website, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. If you do not agree to these terms, you should not use our website.

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our website:

  • Our privacy statement, which informs you about the personal data that we process, the purposes of processing, your rights with regard to your personal data and other information that is mandatory to share based upon the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • Our cookie policy, which explains what cookies are and how our website uses cookies.

We do not guarantee that our website, or any content on it, will always be available. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our website for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

Information on this website

The content on our website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to serve as advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our website.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our website is accurate, complete or up to date.

Where our website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of (the content of) those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources. We are not responsible for websites we link to.

Use of material on our website

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our website, and in the material published on it. Such material is protected by copyright laws and treaties. All rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our website for your personal use. You may draw the attention of others within your organization to content posted on our website.

You must not modify the copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our website must always be acknowledged. You must not use any part of the content on our website for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Please be aware of applicable EU and US export control legislation when using the material published on our website.

Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you

We exercise the greatest possible care in the compilation and maintenance of the information on our website. However, we do not warrant the completeness and/or accuracy of the information that we provide via our website. Neither EFFECT Photonics B.V., nor any of its subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, licensors or suppliers shall be liable for any indirect, consequential, punitive, special or incidental or other damages resulting from, arising out of or in connection with the access, use of or inability to access or use our website.

If you live in a country or state that does not allow any of the foregoing exclusions or limitation of liability, or any of the disclaimers or warranties in these terms, such exclusions or limitations will not apply to you but only to the extent such exclusions or limitations are not allowed. In such case, such exclusions or limitations shall be limited to the greatest extent permitted by applicable law.


We do not guarantee that our website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our website. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to our website, the server on which our website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our website. You must not attack our website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the 2013/40 EU Directive “On attacks against information systems” and the 2016/1148 EU NIS Directive on security of network and information systems. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our website will cease immediately.

Linking to our website

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link to our website in any website that is not owned by you. Our website must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of our website other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our website other than that set out above, please contact us via info@effectphotonics.com.


Please note that these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by Dutch law. The courts of Oost-Brabant, the Netherlands will have exclusive jurisdiction.

These terms were most recently updated on April 29, 2020.