Terms and Conditions
1.1 Design Diffusion World Srl or Supplier: Design Diffusion World Srl, with registered office in Milan, via Lucano n. 3, 20135, VAT number: 7091350962.
User: the subject who purchases the subscription to one or more paper magazines provided by Design Diffusion World Srl, as well as to the digital version (pdf) of the single magazines provided by Design Diffusion World Srl.
Service: the subscription to one or more of the magazines provided by the company Design Diffusion World Srl, as well as the digital version (PDF) of the individual magazines and / or other digital content from time to time provided by Design Diffusion World Srl.
Offer: the document or, in any case, the electronic communication – possibly online published – containing the indication of the payment and any other economic conditions that can be applied to the Service for the whole duration or for part of the same.
Site: the list of contents available at the address www.designdiffusion.com.
1.2 The words used in the singular form have the same meaning in the plural and vice versa.
- Subject Matter of the Contract
2.1 The Service allows the User to purchase a subscription for the print version of one or more of the magazines published by the company Design Diffusion World, as well as to purchase the digital edition (PDF) of the single magazines provided by Design Diffusion World Srl to its own subscribers.
- Termination of the Contract
3.1 The User’s request to purchase one or more magazines provided by Design Diffusion World Srl (the digital PDF version), individually or as a subscription, is equivalent to a proposal. The User’s proposal will be deemed accepted, and therefore the Contract concluded, upon activation of the Service by Design Diffusion World Srl.
3.2 Design Diffusion World Srl will confirm to the User the activation of the Service by electronic communication to the email address used to terminate the Contract.
3.3 By requesting activation of the Service, the User declares to have read and accepted the contents of the Offer as well as the General Conditions that apply to the Service.
4.1 To use the Service, the User is required to pay to Design Diffusion World Srl the amount specified in the Offer chosen by the User. The indicated prices are always inclusive of VAT unless otherwise specified.
4.2 In the case of purchase of single contents, the payment of the fee in favor of Design Diffusion World Srl will be made in a single payment at the conclusion of the Contract.
In the case of a subscription, the first payment will take place upon activation of the Service – unless otherwise specified in the Offer -, while the next payments will be due at the expiry of the Offer the customer subscribed to, or of the period for which he/she has already paid.
4.3 Payment may be made through any of the methods indicated by Design Diffusion World Srl at the time the User requests the Service. The methods are indicated in detail in the Offer and may include payment by postal current account, Paypal or bank transfer. Depending on the chosen payment method, the User is committed to taking all necessary actions to guarantee the successful payment.
4.4 In the event that the Service concerns the print version of one or more magazines offered by the Company, Design Diffusion World Srl may also request the User to pay an amount as a contribution to the shipping costs on the Italian territory. In the event that the place of delivery is outside the Italian territory, the User is obliged to indicate the method of shipment, supporting all the costs.
- Suspension and termination of the Service
5.1 In the event that the payment of the amounts due to Design Diffusion World Srl pursuant to the previous article is not successful, Design Diffusion World Srl reserves the right to temporarily suspend the provision of the Service until the time of actual payment.
5.2 It is understood that Design Diffusion World Srl may in any case suspend and / or definitively interrupt the provision of the Service if the User violates one or more of the regulations contained in these General Conditions, without prejudice to the right to compensation for any further damages.
5.3 In the case of suspension or termination of the provision of the Services for reasons attributable to the User, the latter will not be entitled to reimbursement for the not used part of the service.
- Duration and deactivation of the subscription
The subscription service is meant permanent. After the deadline for exercising the right of withdrawal referred to in Article 9 – or since activation for Users other than consumers -, the User will be entitled to cancel the Service at any time. To cancel the Service and for more information about it, the User can contact the Company’s customer service at the e-mail address: email@example.com. It is understood that the deactivation will take effect from the end of the current payment period with the consequence that the amounts due for this period will be regularly charged by Design Diffusion World Srl and cannot be reimbursed.
- Limitation of liability
7.1 Despite the professionalism with which Design Diffusion World Srl takes care of the editing and updating of its contents, it is possible that these contain errors or are not updated. Therefore, the User is solely responsible for any activity undertaken on the basis of data, information, news and content provided by Design Diffusion World Srl.
8.1 Within 14 days from the date of activation of the subscription, the User – if a consumer – can inform Design Diffusion World Srl of his/her desire to terminate the contract by sending a written communication to the following addresses:
Mail: Design Diffusion World Srl, 20135 Milan, 3, via Lucano n. 3. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
8.2 Upon receipt of such communication, Design Diffusion World Srl will immediately interrupt the subscription and, within the following 14 days, any reimburse the User of the difference between the amount paid and the amount due for the use of the subscription contents until the exercise date of the right of withdrawal.
8.3 The User will not, however, have the right to exercise the right of withdrawal in the case of a single purchase of magazines or periodicals.
- Security measures to protect contents
9.1 Without prejudice to the provisions of Art. 4 of the General Conditions, the contents provided by Design Diffusion World Srl may be protected by specific electronic security measures aimed at ensuring their use within the limits and with the methods specified in the General and Specific Terms of Service.
9.2 The User agrees not to remove, disable, tamper with, alter and not perform any other activity aimed at compromising the correct functioning of the measures applied by Design Diffusion World Srl to protect its contents.
9.3 Any breach of the provisions of the previous point will entitle Design Diffusion World Srl to immediately terminate the contract, without prejudice, in any case, to compensation for damages.
- Changes to the Terms of Service
Design Diffusion World Srl may modify these Terms at any time. Any changes will have an effect on the subscription contracts already terminated – unless otherwise specified – starting from the expiry of the offer to which the User has subscribed or at the expiration of the period for which the User has already made the payment. It is the User’s responsibility, before any Extension of the Contract, to check for any changes in the amount to be paid.
- Applicable law and jurisdiction
11.1 The Service will be governed, in addition to these Conditions, by Italian Court and, in particular, with exclusive reference to the User who can present himself/herself as a Consumer, according to provisions of Chapter I of Title III of Part III of the Consumer Code.
11.2 Any dispute that may arise between the Parties concerning the validity, interpretation or execution of these Conditions will be subject to Italian jurisdiction. Except as provided by the art. 66-bis of the Consumer Code and in any case if the User can not be identified as Consumer, for the resolution of the disputes arising out between the Parties shall be subject the Court of jurisdiction.
11.3 For the resolution of disputes arising from the effective application of contracts governed by the provisions of Sections I to IV of Chapter I of Title III of Part III of the Consumer Code, the User may take mediation procedures referred to in D. Lgs. N. 28/2010, or may use the ADR bodies.