Terms and Conditions

Legal Statement

Version [2.0]

Please read these Terms of Use (the “Terms”) cautiously before using the website of Volkswagen Group China (the “Website”). Use of this Website will be deemed that you have read and accepted these Terms. We may amend these Terms from time to time and have the right to modify any information herein at any time.

Contents of the Website

All information provided by this Website (including but not limited to any texts or images) is edited by Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd. (“Volkswagen Group China” or “we”) according to the latest information published at the time. The information included on this Website relates to both Chinese and overseas markets. Vehicle products, parts and other peripherals displayed on this Website may include products or services still under testing stage, hence may not be fully consistent with the actual deliverables. Images of models used by this Website may be those vehicle products launched in foreign countries, therefore do not represent that consumers are able to buy the exact same vehicle products in China. Models actually launched in China may differ with the models launched in foreign markets in appearance, interiors, technical parameters and other aspects.

In spite of our commitment to maintaining the accuracy of the contents (whether provided by us or not) of this Website, we make no guarantee for the accuracy, adequacy, completeness of such contents or their appropriateness to your purpose. The contents of this Website may be inaccurate or misprinted and the irregular update may result in outdated, inaccurate and/or incomplete contents. We bare no responsibility upon the timeliness, accuracy and completeness of such contents, nor shall we be held liable for any issues arising out of any untimely, inaccurate or incomplete contents.

This Website and contents thereon are provided “as is”, and with no warranty in any form, expressed or implied. In the possible event of failure to login to this Website, we make no guarantee that this Website will be free from any computer virus or any other malicious or implanted programs.

You have agreed with the conditions, warranties and statements and contents in all forms (expressed and implied) related to this Website, including but not limited to its accuracy, quality, appropriateness of purpose or completeness of contents that are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Intellectual Property

This Website shall be used only for the acquiring of information. Unless otherwise stated in writing, you acknowledge and understand that the intellectual property rights of the following information and contents (including but not limited to patent rights, copyrights, trademark rights and business secrets) shall vest in Volkswagen China:

1. Any texts, graphs, images, audios and videos displayed on this Website;

2. All page layouts of this Website; and

3. Any trademarks, trade names, brand logos of Volkswagen China and any business names or signs that can be identified as products and services of Volkswagen China.

Any and all of the above information shall not be copied, reproduced, downloaded, posted, transferred or re-distributed by any entity or individual without being permitted by Volkswagen Group China, unless only one copy of such material is downloaded from this Website to your personal equipment for non-commercial personal use only, provided that all the intellectual property rights and other property identifications are completely preserved in such material with no change, revision or confusion (excluding any use conducted by any governmental, educational, charitable or other institutions that cannot be regarded as personal use in a strict interpretation). Should you have used, rented, lent, distributed, displayed, reproduced, revised, linked, reprinted, compiled, announced, published, captured, monitored, quoted or created related derivatives of the above information in any form or assisted others in doing so (including but not limited through any robots, spiders, screenshots or other programs or equipment), without being permitted by Volkswagen Group China, Volkswagen Group China shall reserve the right to take related legal measures and retroact your liabilities for such infringement acts.

System Cache

System cache is used and generated when you browse the webpages. You may choose if and to what extent the system cache will be generated by modifying your computer settings (generally in a webpage browser such as IE). If it is permitted by your browsers, we will assume that you have agreed to the generation of system cache.

Limitation of liability

When entering this Website, you understand and agree that you will bear any risks arising out of using this Website. Volkswagen Group China will not be held liable for any of the following: a) any direct, incidental, inevitable, indirect, special or punitive damage, or b) other damages, fees, or other expenses (including but not limited to, profit losses, legal fees, expert charges, costs for providing substitutive services, lost opportunities or other expenses) arising out of your use of or reliance on the information and materials or contents contained herein, or the browsing or downloading of any information contained herein. Such damages may be incurred by your direct or indirect use of or reliance on the information or contents contained herein, or the browsing or downloading of any information contained, however, despite that this Website has informed you on the possibility of such damages, Volkswagen Group China shall not be held liable for such damages.

Apart from aforementioned items, we will not be held liable for any damage caused by viruses, system defects, human acts or omission to computer system, errors in telephone lines, hardware, software or programs, or by other errors, failure or delay of computer transmission or network connection due to using this Website, even though such damages are arising out of your use of this Website. Volkswagen Group China does not guarantee that the use of this Website will be continuous, uninterrupted or absolutely safe.

External Links

Except specifically stated, any links between this Website and other websites do not directly or indirectly represent any of Volkswagen Group China's permission, incorporation, sponsorship, authorization, or association with these websites. You understand and agree that:

Volkswagen Group China has not examined all the websites linked to this Website and shall not be responsible for the contents contained in these websites or other websites linked to this Website, aside from those operated by Volkswagen Group China. For any direct or indirect loss, damages or compensation incurred by your use or reliance on any contents, goods or services provided by such websites, Volkswagen Group China shall assume no responsibility nor legal liability.

Prevention of Improper Use

You understand and agree that no contents of this Website should be misused. Especially under the following circumstances, please do not:

1. Avoid any safety precautions necessary for protecting information services;
2. Use any device or application that potentially or actually causes damages to devices of this Website or disable this Website, especially devices or applications developed by modifying the physical or algorithm structure of the network servers of this Website or the servers of other suppliers or other networks;
3. Integrate any part of the service information of this Website or other networks whether for personal or commercial purposes; or
4. Use this Website or its information for any commercial purpose.

Volkswagen Group China reserves the right to prevent you from misusing the contents contained in this Website in any method.

Change in Terms and Conditions

Volkswagen Group China is entitled to change the above conditions and terms at any time and for any reason. The contents of change will be displayed on this Website. Your browsing of this Website will be deemed as an acceptance of such changes of these Terms and conditions.

Should you have any needs or enquiries, please contact us by the following ways:

Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd.

Building 1, No. 12 Qisheng Middle Street, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China

Zip Code: 100028

Tel.: +86 10 6531 3000