Terms of use

1. Introduction

Your use of our website stories.vlisco.com is subject to these terms of use. Please read these terms carefully before you start to use or register on our site. By using or accessing our site and/or by registering as a user you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them.

2. About us

2.1 The operator of stories.vlisco.com is Vlisco Netherlands B.V., a company incorporated in accordance with the laws of The Netherlands with its registered address at Helmond, The Netherlands (5701 PH), Binnen Parallelweg 27 ("Vlisco").

2.2 If any complaints or concerns arise regarding stories.vlisco.com you can contact our Marketing & Sales Department, mailing address: De Oude Molen 3, 1184 VW Amstelveen, The Netherlands, e-mail: stories@vlisco.com.

3. Accessing our site

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.

4. User generated content

4.1 We allow you to post stories and pictures ("Content") related to Vlisco fabrics. We kindly refer to our storytelling etiquette.

4.2 Vlisco will make the effort to provide attribution to its (registered) users for any use of the Content.

4.3 The Content falls under the sole responsibility of the person submitting the Content. We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the Content posted by you or any other user of our site.

4.4 You warrant that your contribution complies with these terms of use, and you indemnify us for any breach of this warranty. You warrant that your use of our website, and the uploaded Content is compliant with all applicable laws.

4.5 You warrant that Content you submit to stories.vlisco.com does not contain third party copyrighted material, or material that is subject to other third party proprietary rights, unless you have permission from the rightful owner of the material.

4.6 We have the right to remove any Content you make on our site if, in our opinion, such Content does not comply with these terms of use. You acknowledge and agree that we cannot delete and control Content on other websites outside our control. You acknowledge and agree that through submitting your Content to stories.vlisco.com you make such Content publicly available.

4.7 To the extent permitted by law we expressly limit any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it.

5. Intellectual Property Rights

5.1 We are the owner of all intellectual property rights pertaining to our site. You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us or our licensors.

5.2 By uploading Content to our website, you grant Vlisco a transferable, perpetual, irrevocable, sub-licensable, world-wide, royalty free and exclusive license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt and publicly perform, display and exploit such Content, including without limitation for our marketing purposes and/or commercially redistributing parts of all Content (and derivative works thereof) in any media format and through all media channels.

5.3 You understand and agree that we may retain, distribute, or perform server copies of the Content that has been removed or deleted.

6. Privacy

6.1 When you register on our website we process information about the users/registrants of our website in accordance with our privacy policy.

6.2 By using our site and by creating a user account you consent to processing of your personal data for the purposes as set out in this Privacy clause and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

6.3 Personal data submitted in connection with the use of stories.vlisco.com will be processed by us only in relation to the functioning of the website stories.vlisco.com. We use information held about you in the following ways:

  • 6.3.1 To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
  • 6.3.2 To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.


6.4 We do not disclose your information to third parties.

7. Cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

8. Revision

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

9. Registration through social media accounts

Our website is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with social media sites, such as Facebook and Twitter. When using a social media account to register to stories.vlisco.com, you release these social media sites from any liability in respect of the uploaded Content. Furthermore, all terms & conditions of these social media sites apply, i.e. user terms, privacy terms.

10. Jurisdiction and applicable law

10.1 These terms of use are governed by Dutch law.

10.2 All conflicts arising out or in connection with these terms of use are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent court in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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