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he website www.CatSpace.biz is a service from Kerstin van der Sluijs-Osterkamp (hereinafter: Administrator) for those interested in breeding cats and for cat fanciers. It services as an information-, communication-, and trading platform. Cat breeders which are a member of CatSpace.biz have the possibility to present their Cattery and to offer there cats for sale.
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chargeable membership of www.CatSpace.biz is only permitted for pedigreed cat breeders. Other persons have free access to all the pages of our members where they can watch their cats and get in contact with them.
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egistering as a member starts with a click on the button "register". Now all required information has to be filled in complete and correct. Furthermore you have to confirm that you read and accept the "Terms-of-use" and the revocation terms. The registration ends with a click on the button "Registration". The administrator will confirm your registration by sending you an E-mail. Only people, who attained the age of majority, are allowed to become a member.
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fter registration, and activation of the account, a member can log in using his own password and make a profile. You have to keep your password secret and it is not allowed to give it to other. If any of the information you provided during registration is changed, you are obliged to change this on CatSpace too.
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embership starts on the day we unlock your account. Unlocking will be done after we receive the fee for the first year. After that every visitor of CatSpace.biz can see your profile.
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he annual fee for membership is 17,00 Euro, this includes VAT, is has to be paid in advance. Paying your membership fee is only possible through online-payment. Your administrator provides in cooperation with a payment provider, several possibilities to pay the annual fee. If you click on the button "Look at your payment details" on My CatSpace, the website will show you all the payment details and gives you when necessary the possibility to pay an outstanding invoice.
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embership is valid for one year. Membership does not renew itself automatically. Your membership is only renewed for one year, if you pay the fee before your memberships year is over. Approximately 2 weeks before your membership's year is over, the administrator will send you an e-mail to warn you. If a member does not pay his fee on time, the administrator will put the member profile offline. If the fee is paid within 4 weeks after the end of the membership year, the administrator will put the profile online again. The new membership's year will start on the day we put the profile online again. If the fee is not paid within these 4 weeks, then the administrator is allowed to delete the member's profile. Deletion of your profile is always possible if you wish so.
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embers who are consumers according to § 13 BGB have the right to revoke the arrangement. Your revocation rights You may within 2 weeks after the arrangement is settled, without specification of the reason, cancel the arrangement. Revocation should be done in written form (letter, fax or e-mail). The period of 14 days starts on the day you obtained your revocation rights in written form, but not before the arrangement is settled and also not before we fulfilled our information obligations according to article 246 § 2 in conjunction with § 1 section 1 and 2 EGBGB as also our obligations according to § 312g section 1 1st sentence BGB in conjunction with article 246 § 3 EGBGB. To comply timely it is enough to post your revocation on time. You can send your revocation to: Kerstin van der Sluijs-Osterkamp Waldstrasse 52 47551 Bedburg-Hau Deutschland customer_service@catspace.biz consequences of revocation In the case of an effective revocation, both involved should turn back all fulfillments and if appropriate also secondary benefits (like interest). If you are not able to return us as a whole or only partly or in worse condition we reserve the right to appropriate compensation. This can lead to the fact that you have to fulfill your payment obligations for the period before you did the revocation. Repayment obligations have to be fulfilled within 30 days, starting for you at the day you send your revocation, for us with the receiving of it. Special note. Your right for revocation will vanish if the arrangement on your specific request is considered as fulfilled completely, before you issued your revocation right. End of revocation rights. Until here whole paragraph 8 is mandatory in Germany, due to European regulations to protect consumers. We want to point out that this is only a translation of the German text and probable not the usual English text regarding this subject. In practice, it is very simple to quit your membership. Just don't pay. It is no difference if you just became a member or if you are a member for one or more years. But if you did already pay for the next year, no refund will be paid. (assuming we did our part of the agreement, putting your profile online, so it is visible for others)
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embers recruit members: (CatSpace offer) A member will get his next memberships year for free when he managed to recruit 3 new members in the preceding year. A member only counts as recruited when he paid his memberships fee. For technical reasons only those recruitments which are done through the for this purpose specially made webpages on the website.
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he website offers her members the possibility to present their own content. This content is not checked by the administrator and does not represent his opinion. By presenting his content through CatSpace.biz the member states that the content is free of copyrights from others. Especially with pictures and text-content the copyright has to be taken into account. If the administrator gets knowledge of a violation against any rights others, he will delete the publication.
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he website www.CatSpace.biz is only meant to be used for cats (Felis Catus) not for other animals and not for goods. It is forbidden to members to make any advertising or promotion for other things then their own animals. Especially any advertising for products to support cat breeding like accessories and Pet food. Also forbidden is any form of surreptitious advertising (for example a picture of a Cat with products in the background ) , doing so will be sanctioned.
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embers are responsible for the care and maintenance of their cats. They declare to obey the rules for animal welfare.
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embers conform that all the cats they present on www.CatSpace.biz are their own, that they are the possessors. The presentation of other cats is not allowed. If any change happens in ownership of the cats a member is presenting, he is obliged to change his offerings on www.catspace.biz
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oes a member offense these rules, he has to change the offending immediately after being warned by the administrator. Repeatedly offending the rules or at gross violation, may cause the offending member to be excluded as a member, without any refund.
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he administrator stores the with the registration entered data only for his own internal use. Your data will not be given to others, without any legal reason. A member can always inquire which data is stored.
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o maintain the quality standards of the website, maintenance will be done in regular intervals. This could lead temporarily to a reduced accessibility. The administrator will announce any maintenance to be done on the website. We are not liable for any accessibility problems cause by others.
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hould a provision of this agreement be invalid or become invalid or should this agreement contain an omission, then the legal effect of the other provision shall not thereby be affected. Instead of the invalid provision a valid provision is deemed to have been agreed upon which comes closest to what the parties intended; the same applies in the case of an omission. In any litigation only German law is to be applied. The administrator only provided this translation as a service. Legally only the German version of the "AGB" (terms of use) is relevant.

Bedburg-Hau, December 2011
Our Terms of Use are made by lawyer Gregor Waschau