The owner of this website www.mentos.co.za (the “Web”), is PERFETTI VAN MELLE EXPORT MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA DMCC (“the Company” or “MENTOS”), a company belonging to the PERFETTI VAN MELLE GROUP, with the following identification data:
Registered office (license address): Perfetti Van Melle Export Middle East & Africa DMCC. Unit No: 2503, SABA 1, Plot No: JLT-PH1-E3A, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai, UAE.
Telephone: +971 (04) 4570397
Fax: +971 (04) 4570381
Registration details: License number: JLT-67591, registration number: JLT3685.
This Legal Notice regulates access to, and use of, the Web with the objective of providing information to the user relating to MENTOS, its products, activities and promotions.
Before using the Web, the user must read the Legal Notice, Privacy and Cookies Policies carefully, given that these may be adapted and/or changed at any time. If you do not accept terms of the Legal Notice, please do not use this Web or its contents.
Use and function of the Web
The user agrees to make diligent use of the Web, and of the information contained within it, s/he is subjected to its regulations and to this Legal Notice, as well as to any other necessary conditions that MENTOS establishes to this effect on the Web.
Furthermore, the user may not commit any offence with the intention of damaging, misusing, and/or overloading the Web, or preventing in any form, the normal use and functioning of it.
MENTOS endeavours to maintain good operation of the Web, avoid errors, or if necessary to repair them, and keep the web contents duly updated. However, MENTOS does not guarantee availability nor continuity in Web access, nor inexistence of errors within its contents, nor that these be updated accordingly.
Access to the Web and use of any information or mechanism contained on it, is carried out under exclusive responsibility of the user.
MENTOS is not responsible for any damage and/or loss that may derive directly or indirectly from accessing or using the information contained in the Web, and especially for any information relating to third parties different from MENTOS, including, but not limited to, those produced by operating systems or caused by viruses and/or attacks to the system. Likewise, it is not responsible for damage that users may suffer due to inadequate use of the Web, service or coverage problems, interruptions, lack of, or defect in communications and / or in Internet communications.
Furthermore, MENTOS is not responsible for any damage and/or loss to user software and/or hardware deriving from access and use of the Web.
The User is liable for damage or loss of any nature that MENTOS may suffer as a result of the infringement of any of the obligations to which the User is subjected according to the Legal Notice, any other conditions set out in the Web and/or applicable legislation at any time.
Policies concerning links
a) Links with the Web
Any third parties who have the intention of including a link to the Web (“Linking Website”) on a website, must obtain previous consent, in writing, from MENTOS, abide to the current laws, and under no circumstances be able to store their own or third-party contents that: (i) are illicit, damaging, violent, racist, degrading, etc.; and/or (ii) are inappropriate or unsuitable in relation to MENTOS activity.
The link in no way means that MENTOS supports, promotes, guarantees, supervises and/or recommends the contents and/or services of the Linking Website, nor is responsible for the contents contained in it.
In the event of non-compliance with any of the aforementioned terms, MENTOS will immediately proceed with the revocation of the consent granted to the Linking Website, who will be obliged to delete the link.
b) Links to other websites
On the Web, other links may be included that allow the user to access other websites (“Linking Websites”).
The existence of Linking Websites does not in any way imply recommendation, promotion, identification and/or conformity by MENTOS of the declarations, contents and/or services provided through the Linking Websites. As a consequence, MENTOS is not made responsible for the contents and other conditions of the Linking Websites, and therefore the user is the only person responsible for checking and accepting them upon each access and each use of them.
Industrial and Intellectual Property
All intellectual property rights concerning the design, databases, underlying computer programmes (including source codes), as well as the different elements making up the Web (texts, graphics, photography, videos, sound recordings, colour combinations, etc.) [“Contents”], as well as structure, selection and order of these, are owned by MENTOS or its licensors. Any logos included on the Web (brands and commercial names), are property of MENTOS or its licensors (companies of the PERFETTI VAN MELLI GROUP).
Use of the Web does not imply the granting of any intellectual and/or industrial property rights of the Web or its Contents.
The user is strictly forbidden to reproduce, transform, distribute, publically communicate, make available, extract, and/or make any other form of non-authorized diffusion of the Web, its Contents, and/or the MENTOS logos.
The non-authorized use of its Contents, as well as any damage incurred in the MENTOS intellectual and industrial property rights may give rise to exercising the corresponding legal actions and responsibilities that may arise from these.
If any of the clauses of the Legal Notice was declared, totally or partially null or void, this nullity or voiding would affect only the provision or part of it in question, while these will remain upheld for everything else, only taking into account the provision or part thereof that has been affected. To this effect, only the null or void provision of the Legal Notice will be exclusively invalid, and no other part or provision of it will be void, invalid, harmed or affected due to the nullity or voiding, except in the case that it becomes essential to affect the Legal Notice fully and integrally.