Terms of use

Applicability

These terms and conditions of use ("Terms of Use") apply to all visits to and all use of this website of Heineken International B.V. ("Heineken"), as well as to all information, recommendations and/or services provided to you on or through this website (the "Information").

By using this website you agree to the applicability of these Terms of Use. We note that these Terms of Use may be changed over time. Such changes shall be effective immediately upon the posting of the modified Terms of Use. Users of the website are advised to regularly read the Terms of Use for possible changes. Click here to print these conditions.

Information and Liability

The Information is for general information purposes only and does not constitute advice. Heineken shall not be liable for any damages resulting from the use (or inability to make use) of this website, including damages caused by viruses or any incorrectness or incompleteness of the Information, unless such damage is the result of any wilful misconduct or gross negligence on part of Heineken. Heineken shall not be liable for damages resulting from any lack of suitability, timeliness or accuracy of this website or the Information.

Heineken shall further not be liable for damages resulting from the use of electronic means of communication, including, but not limited to, damages resulting from the failure or delay in delivery of electronic communications, interception or manipulation of electronic communications by third parties or by computer programs used for electronic communications and transmission of viruses.

Heineken disclaims all warranties including, but not limited to, warranties of conditions, quality, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.

Information of third parties

The Information originating from third parties constitutes an expression of the personal opinions of those third parties. Heineken is not responsible and shall not be liable for such Information.

Hyperlinks on this website may direct visitors to external websites which are maintained by third parties. Heineken shall not be liable for the contents and the functioning of such external websites. Heineken shall also not be liable for the quality of products or services which may be offered on such external websites.

Intellectual property

Unless indicated otherwise, all intellectual property rights to this website and the Information are owned by Heineken. These rights include but are not limited to all copyrights, rights to the trade names, word trademarks, pictorial trademarks and logo's of Heineken.

Users are permitted to read this website and the Information and make copies for their own personal use, for example by printing or storing. All other use of the website or of the Information, for example the storage or reproduction of (a part of) the website of Heineken in any external internet site is prohibited without the express written consent of Heineken.

Unsolicited ideas

In the event that you post unsolicited ideas and/or materials whether consisting of texts, images, sounds, software, information or otherwise (the "Materials") on this website or send such Materials to Heineken by email or otherwise, Heineken shall be entitled to use, copy and/or commercially exploit such Materials to the fullest extent and free of charge. Heineken shall not be bound by any confidentiality obligation in respect of such Materials.

You hereby indemnify and hold Heineken harmless from and against all actions, claims and liabilities, suffered, incurred or sustained by Heineken as a result of the use and/or exploitation of the Materials infringing the (intellectual property) rights of any third party or otherwise being unlawful towards a third party.

Severability

If these Terms of Use are or become partially void, the parties will continue to be bound by the remainder of the same. The parties shall replace the void part be provisions that are valid and have legal effect that correspond with those of such void part as much as possible, taking into account the content and the purport of these Terms of Use.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

These Terms of Use shall be exclusively governed by Dutch law. All disputes arising in connection with these Terms of Use, including but not limited to disputes concerning the existence and validity thereof, shall be resolved by the competent courts of Amsterdam.

These terms and conditions have been changed most recently on the 1st of June 2008.



Privacy and cookie policy

General

Heineken Heineken International B.V. ("Heineken") is the controller of the processing of all personal data collected through this website (the "Website"). Heineken respects your privacy and complies with the provisions of the Dutch law.

This Privacy and Cookie Policy (the "Policy") provides information regarding the processing of personal data collected through the Website, as well as the rights to access and correction of such personal data.

This Policy may be changed over time. Such changes shall be effective immediately upon the posting of the modified Policy. Users of the website are advised to regularly read the Policy for possible changes.

Personal data

Heineken processes personal data that it collects through the Website. The following categories of personal data may be collected:

  • name
  • date of birth
  • contact details
  • other information that you enter on forms on the website
  • any personal data included in content you upload on the website

Visitors of the Website under the age of 16 may only submit personal data by means of the Website to Heineken, if such visitors have obtained consent of their legal representatives, which have taken notice of this Policy.

Purposes

Heineken uses your personal data for the following purposes:

  • to offer you our services
  • to improve our services
  • to answer your questions
  • to send you information regarding any current or future activities of Heineken. If legally required, Heineken will obtain your permission, before sending you such information

Recipients

Heineken may transfer your personal data to its group companies. Heineken may also provide your personal data to third parties, which will process your personal data according to instructions of Heineken and under the responsibility of Heineken. In case Heineken sells all or some of the assets or shares of the company to a third party, your personal data may be provided to this third party. Heineken will not provide your personal data to any other third parties, unless there is a legal obligation to do so.

By using the services available on this Website, you explicit grant permission for Heineken to transfer your personal data to third countries, even if such countries do not ensure an adequate level of data protection.

Heineken may share non-personal aggregated demographic information regarding the users of the Website with its partners, or other carefully selected third parties.

Cookies

This Website makes use of so-called "cookies". Cookies are small text files that the Website stores locally on your computer. The Website uses cookies to recognize you if you visit the Website. By doing so, Heineken is able to improve user-friendliness of the Website and to adjust the Website to your needs. The cookies of the Website that are stored on your computer remain valid until you end your browser session.

By changing settings in your web browser, you can establish that you will be given notice if a cookie is stored on your computer. By changing settings, you can also establish that your browser does not accept cookies from this Website. However, if your browser does not accept cookies from this Website, you may not be able to access or use all features of this Website.

Security and retention period

The transfer, storage and processing of personal data collected through this Website is secured by means of current, usual technical measures.

In general, Heineken will not retain the personal data that is obtained through this Website for a period longer than two years.

Access, correction and removal

You can request Heineken to provide access to the personal data it has collected about you at any time. You can also request Heineken to correct or to delete such personal data. You can send requests for access, correction or removal of your personal data to webcentre@heineken.com mentioning your name and postal address.

This Policy has been changed most recently on the 1st of June 2008.