General terms and conditions

Welcome to the Chilehaus website (hereinafter referred to as “Website”). Union Investment Real Estate AG operates the Website in accordance with the following terms and conditions (hereinafter referred to as “General Terms and Conditions”). When you access or use this Website, you accept these General Terms and Conditions.

1. Data protection

Please refer to our Data Protection Statement, which applies to visitors of this Website.

2. Product descriptions
We have made every effort to describe the content of this Website as accurately as possible. However, we cannot assume any responsibility for correctness, completeness, accuracy or topicality of this content.

3. Intellectual property
The entire content of the Website, including text, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio clips, databases and software, as well as its compilation (“Content”), is the intellectual property of Union Investment, its affiliated companies and any suppliers of the Content. As is the case with other industrial property rights, the Content is protected by copyright.

This includes logos that appear on this Website (“trademarks”), registered and unregistered trademarks of Union Investment, its affiliated companies or other partners. This Website also contains protected trademarks of other companies that are not affiliated or otherwise connected to us.

Subject to clause 3 of the General Terms and Conditions, the Content, trademarks or any other part of Website may not be used, reproduced, sold, modified or otherwise exploited without our express prior consent.

4. Use restrictions
We grant you a limited, revocable and non-exclusive right to use this Website for your own purposes. Please note that you are not permitted to frame the Website or any part of it or utilise framing techniques.

The licence granted to you under this clause does not give you the right to: (1) modify or download the Website or its Content; (2) use the Website or its Content other than for your personal use; (3) edit the Website or its Content; (4) gather content on behalf of other companies; (5) use meta tags or other hidden texts that contain our name or trademarks; or (6) use software particles, “crawlers”, or other tools to gather data or deploy other techniques that would overburden the infrastructure of our Website.

We grant you the limited, revocable and non-exclusive right to create a hyperlink to the homepage of the Website. A website that links to our Website must not: (1) copy our Content; (2) imply that we endorse or support the content of the other website in any form; (3) misrepresent the relationship with us; (4) contain or link to content that could be considered distasteful, obscene or offensive or that is not suitable for all age groups in equal measure; (5) represent our products or services in a false, misleading or offensive way or associate them with inferior products, services or opinions; (6) use our trademarks without our express authorisation; (7) link to any page other than the homepage of our Website. We reserve the right to demand the removal of a link to our Website.
Notwithstanding any other rights, the right of use granted by this clause is automatically terminated in the event of unauthorised use of this Website.

5. Your user data
You are personally responsible for the confidentiality of your user data and password and for restricting access to your computer. You are also responsible for all activities performed using your user data or password. If you use this Website on behalf of another party, you hereby confirm that you are authorised to do so and accept liability for any damage that may arise from such use of this Website. We reserve the right to block the use of your user data at our discretion.

6. Third-party hyperlinks
We are not responsible for content that does not form part of this Website. This applies in particular to the content of websites connected to this Website by a link. Links to this Website are for information purposes only and do not constitute endorsement or promotion of other products, services or content of the linked website whatsoever. The use of such links is always at your own risk. We do not accept responsibility or liability for any content external to this Website, regardless of whether the link to said content is on our Website or vice versa. For this reason, we recommend that you carefully read the general terms and conditions and data protection statements of other websites.

7. User input
We occasionally ask Website visitors to send us their suggestions, ideas, comments, questions or other information (“user input”). Such contributions are neither treated as confidential nor protected. Under the conditions of our Data Protection Statement, you grant us the non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable and licensable right to reproduce, enhance, adapt, sell, transfer or translate this information, or use it as a template for other works and to identify it in any medium or form. You also consent to our use of the information for any purpose, particularly to develop, promote or market our products.

You are responsible for ensuring that you have all the rights to your user input. You also confirm that the user input does not contain any computer viruses, commercial advertising, chain letters, mass e-mails or spam. Furthermore, the user input must not contain any false e-mail addresses or misleading information about the sender. You agree to reimburse us for all claims made against us as a result of this user input.

8. Guarantee and liability
We provide no guarantee or assurance with regard to this Website or its Content, including its usability for specific purposes.
We accept no responsibility or liability (either contractual or tortious) for: (1) any interruption to our or your business operations; (2) unhindered and uninterrupted access to this Website; (3) supply, non-supply, deletion, corruption or modification of any data; (4) loss of data for any reason; (5) computer viruses, system failures or other malfunctions occurring in connection with this Website; (6) improper, incomplete or misleading content, assertions or statements; or (7) events beyond our control.

Furthermore, we are only liable in the event of gross negligence and/or criminal intent. In view of the fact that access to this Website is provided free of charge, liability is limited to direct damage and shall not exceed the sum of EUR 50.

9. Compensation
In the event of claims or legal proceedings being brought against us arising from your visit to our Website, you shall reimburse and compensate us for the resulting costs and damages. The same applies to damages and costs arising from your use of software particles, “crawlers”, and other means of gathering data or arising from other activities that overburden the infrastructure of our Website.

10. Governing law
These General Terms and Conditions and their utilisation for the Website are governed by German law.

11. Closing provisions
You accept that these General Terms and Conditions and our Data Protection Statement constitute the complete and exclusive agreement between us in connection with this Website and take precedence over all other and/or previous statements and agreements.

We reserve the right to change the General Terms and Conditions at any time and to place the amended version on this Website. The changes shall take effect automatically. By continuing to use the Website, you consent to the amended General Terms and Conditions. We are also entitled to terminate all rights granted by these General Terms and Conditions with immediate effect. You are obliged to comply with any termination of such rights immediately.
No provision of these General Terms and Conditions can be interpreted as establishing an agency relationship, a partnership or any other form of additional contractual relationship. Should we elect not to enforce our rights at any time, this shall not constitute a waiving of said rights.
If any provisions of these General Terms and Conditions are invalid, the validity of the remaining provisions shall not be affected. Invalid provisions shall be replaced by such provisions that come closest to the purpose of the invalid provisions.

If you have any questions about these General Terms and Conditions, please contact us at:


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