Terms of use

Terms of use

General provisions

The Varaždinski bregi Tourist Board (hereinafter: TOURIST BOARD Varaždinski bregi) is the holder of the right to create and/or publish content and manage the www.varazdinski-bregi.com website (hereinafter: Website).

The person who uses the Website (hereinafter: the User), by using it unconditionally agrees to the application of these Terms of Use and is considered capable of accepting these Terms of Use and that he understands all the risks associated with the use of the content published and available herein.

The use of the content available on the Website (regardless of whether it is freely available to any User or limitedly available using protected systems and information technology applications) is permitted exclusively in the manner and under the conditions set out in these Terms of Use.

Any other use of the content available on the Website is subject to appropriate legal protection and the application of appropriate and legally permissible measures towards the User and/or a third party benefiting from such use of the content available herein.

Published content

The content published and available on the Website is considered to be text, graphics, trademarks, logos, photographs, phonograms, videograms and other audiovisual content, computer applications and databases as well as all other informative or technical materials, regardless of the manner of display, publication or their availability to the User.

Intellectual Property Law

The content published on the Website is protected by the regulations of intellectual property rights, so any unauthorized use of it may constitute a basis for initiating proceedings for the protection of rights against the User by the Tourist Board of Varaždinski bregi or a third party who is an authorized copyright holder.

When publishing the copyright content, TZ Varaždinski bregi will enable the display of the name of the author of the content or copyright holders, in a way that is optimally possible to do so without major costs or the implementation of special technical solutions.

Availability of the Website

TZ Varaždinski bregi cannot guarantee the availability of the Website at any time and through every type of device and browser as well as every communication link. The website may be temporarily or longer, wholly or partially unavailable for reasons of technical and other nature (maintenance, errors, unavailability of communication links, force majeure, decisions of public authorities, etc.) Tz Varaždinski bregi cannot be held liable for any damage caused by the unavailability of the website. Tz Varaždinski bregi may at any time make modifications to the Website in any way and in any form, which includes changes in visual identity, design and architecture, content management system and other application solutions related to the functioning of the Website.

The character of the published content and the responsibility of the Varaždin Bregi Tourist Board

The content published and available through this Website is exclusively informative and obtained from sources that the Varaždinski bregi Tourist Board considers reliable, without any guarantee from the Varaždinski bregi Tourist Board, of any kind, express or tacit, that it is accurate, timely, complete and/or appropriate for a specific purpose or a specific way of use. The User uses this content exclusively at his own risk and the Varaždin Bregi Tourist Board cannot be held responsible for any damage caused by the use or interpretation of the same.

The published content and information do not in any sense constitute an offer or invitation to make a trading offer or any other transaction in connection with published content and information.

How and purpose of using the content

Tz Varaždinski bregi grants the User a limited, non-transferable and non-exclusive permission to view, print, copy or otherwise use the content of this Website, exclusively for its personal and non-commercial use, i.e. for the purpose of promoting Croatia and Varaždin County as a tourist destination, provided that such downloaded content does not change or disfigure in any way (including by publishing on the Website of morally inappropriate content) and that along with the downloaded content cite tz Varaždinski bregi as the source and the name of the author of the above content.

Any other way or purpose of using the content is permitted only with the prior written consent of the Varaždin Bregi Tourist Board and/or another legal copyright holder of the content, exclusively by the person to whom such consent has been granted and in the manner and for the purpose specified in that consent.

How to access the Website and published content

Access to the Website is provided to an unlimited number of people with the appropriate computer equipment and internet connection. Tz Varaždinski bregi reserves the right in certain cases (maintenance, errors, unavailability of communication links, force majeure, decisions of public authorities, etc.) to temporarily or longer, wholly or partially limit the manner and possibility of accessing the Website partially or in full, both to all Users and to an individual User or group of Users. In any of the above cases, TZ Varaždinski bregi cannot be held liable for any damage caused by restricting access to the Website and published content.

When accessing the Website and content, the User is obliged to use standard technical equipment and the usual standards and methods of accessing the Website. The content published on the Website can only be searched using the permitted methods of information technology, in such a way and in the quantity and to the extent that it is customary for the natural person of the User. Any other way of searching and/or using content that bypasses protected systems and applications of information technology or when using certain applications or tools for simultaneous downloading of the amount of data that is not usual for a natural person of the User, is a violation of the protected right of the Tourist Board of Varaždinski bregi, for which the User bears the appropriate material, criminal or misdemeanor responsibility.

Third-party content

The website may contain third-party content such as forums, screensavers, applications, etc. which third parties can independently download or create.

Tz Varaždinski bregi does not guarantee that such content is completely exempt from the rights of third parties, especially in the part in which it relates to intellectual property.

For these reasons, TZ Varaždinski bregi is not liable for damages that could occur to the User by using the content of third parties in any sense, regardless of whether it arises from the request of third parties or the incorrect functioning of the downloaded content.

Right to change content

TZ Varaždinski bregi reserves the right to change, terminate (temporary and permanent) any content or service on the Website, without prior notice, and at any time and cannot be held liable for any damage caused by such action.

Links to external content

These websites also contain third-party information and/or links to other internet content. Tz Varaždinski bregi is in no way responsible for the content on external data sources to which links from this website may lead, nor does it answer or refer to the manner and conditions of use of these contents.

Tz Varaždinski bregi cannot guarantee the availability of external content or the proper functioning of links to them and cannot be held liable for any damage caused by the use of such content or access to it. The user is obliged to independently decide whether to access it and in what way through the links on this Website and is independently responsible for such actions and is aware of the consequences that may arise from taking them.

Protecting privacy and collecting user data

TZ Varaždinski bregi respects the privacy of its Users of the Website. Data about the User will not be disclosed to a third party nor will it be available to a third party unless such an obligation is regulated by applicable regulations.

Tz Varaždinski bregi may, in accordance with the law, collect certain information about Users obtained during the use of this Website. The Varaždinski bregi Tourist Board primarily uses the collected data for the purpose of improving the functionality of this website and its content in order to further direct and adapt it to users, and can also be used for other activities that include the promotion of Croatian and Varaždin tourism, i.e. the execution of the tasks of the Varaždin Hills Tourist Board, which includes, but is not limited to:

– making analyses of user habits and preferences for market research and website optimization (including analyses obtained through third-party tools, e.g. Google Analytics, Google Maps, etc.)

– adapting the Website to new or different technical solutions or to the needs of the User

– optimization of intuitiveness and easier use and access to content

– remarketing user requirements or retargeting of Users for the purpose of promoting tourism in Croatia and Varaždin.

For the purpose of collecting certain data on the activities or requirements of the User, TZ Varaždinski bregi may use special small files, cookies, which are recorded on the User’s computer and serve to achieve a specific purpose. In accordance with the above, the Varaždinski bregi Tourist Board also publishes an appropriate cookie policy, which is published on the Website and with which the User is introduced appropriately when accessing them for the first time. The Cookie Policy describes which types of cookies and for what purposes TZ Varaždinski bregi uses them, and instructs the User to the possibility to refuse to accept the use of cookies, i.e. to accept them, thus agreeing to the manner and purpose of using them, and in this case TZ Varaždinski bregi cannot be held liable for any damage caused by storing and using cookies in the manner and for the purpose to which the User has agreed by accepting the Policy of Use Cookie policy.

The Cookie Policy is published separately from these Terms of Use, but forms an integral part of them.

When accessing the Website, the Tourist Board of Varaždinski bregi may temporarily store the IP address of the User. IP addresses may be stored and used exclusively to monitor the user’s activity log for the purpose of detecting violations of legal regulations or these Terms of Use, identifying illegal or other unacceptable actions. Data on IP addresses and monitoring of user activities can be transferred at any time to the competent public authorities in order to determine any legally based responsibility of the User. Storage of IP address and data on user activities is done temporarily, and for a maximum period of one month.

Tz Varaždinski bregi undertakes to, in accordance with the applicable regulations and these Terms of Use, preserve the privacy of the User of this Website, except in case of violation of these Terms of Use or the User’s actions in a manner that is contrary to positive regulations.

Shutdown (opting out)

By default, website browsing, visitors are monitored by Google Analytics in order to create anonymous statistics used to improve the user experience.

Don’t follow my preferences

Don’t Track is a feature that allows visitors to opt out of being tracked by websites for any purpose, including the use of analytics services, advertising networks and social platforms. The Don’t Track options are available in a range of browsers including:

Internet Explorer

  • if you enable Don’t Track in your browser, Google Analytics will respect your choice;
  • If you’ve enabled don’t track me, you won’t be tracked. This is in addition to excluding the collection and analysis of data for the production of statistical data for our website;
  • if you have not enabled the Do Not Track option but choose to opt out, a cookie piwik_ignore will be stored in your browser. No visitor with a cookie piwik_ignore Google Analytics will be tracked;
  • if you have disabled all cookies on your browser, we will still collect some general information about your browsing (e.g. the number of visitors to our site), but it will be less accurate and your visits will not be tracked (Piwik cookies are not used).

Salvatory clause

If any of the provisions of these Terms of Use were subsequently found to be null and void, that fact shall have no effect on the other provisions of these Terms of Use that remain valid.

Dispute resolution and applicable law

All possible disputes related to these Terms of Use, including disputes related to the issue of its occurrence, content or termination, will be resolved amicably, and in the event that they fail to do so, they agree on the jurisdiction of the competent court in Zagreb.

These Terms of Use have been drawn up in accordance with Croatian law and croatian law shall apply to them and to disputes arising therefrom without applying the provisions of Croatian law on the reference to third law (renvoi) in so far as this is permitted by international regulations.

Changes to the terms of use

Tz Varaždinski bregi reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at any time and is not and will not be responsible for possible consequences arising from such changes. These changes shall enter into force on the day of publication on this Website.