1. General

These general terms of use for online services apply to all online services of KJR Equitation Oy ("KJR" or "Company"), and the use of the contents and materials available through the online services, unless otherwise agreed or notified. In these terms of use, online services refer to all web or mobile services maintained or produced by KJR. These include, for example, KJR's website www.kirjorinne.com, online store and mobile applications. Hereinafter all services are referred to as the "Service".

In addition to these general terms of use for online services the separate Order and Delivery terms may be applied to the use of the Service.

By registering to use the Service and/or using the Service, the user accepts and commits to comply with these terms of use, Order and Delivery Terms and other guidelines. Use of the Service is subject to acceptance of all terms or guidelines. If the user does not agree to be bound by these terms or cannot comply with them, the user should cease using the Service.

2. User's rights and responsibilities

KJR grants the user a limited right to use the Service and its contents. Limited right refers to the rights defined in these terms of use, other terms and conditions and guidelines.

The use of Service is only permitted for personal, non-commercial use, unless otherwise specified in the terms and conditions. If the user does not comply with all applicable terms, laws and accepted principles of morality, KJR has the right to deny the use of the Service.

The user can browse the Service and its contents, such as text, images, trademarks and symbols, print or save a copy of the Service contents on their personal computers and mobile data terminals and use the services provided in the Service by KJR . The user is not allowed to modify or copy the contents of the Service in any way or to distribute, transfer, publicly display or publish as such or any part or parts thereof, unless permitted by these terms of use, the Service itself or the related other terms. Permissions granted in the Service can include, for example, social media buttons that enable sharing of the content in social media. The users must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the downloaded or printed copies of the contents.

User does not have the right to use the Service contrary to applicable laws and accepted principles of morality.

The user is entitled to use newsletters published in the Kirjorinne.com web service for journalistic purposes solely on condition that the source of information is mentioned in the context of use.

3. Conversations, blogs and comments

Conversation forums, blogs and commentary possibilities are for constructional and pertinent exchange of ideas. All users must comply with the rules concerning the Service.

KJR shall not verify in advance any information which comes up in conversations, blogs or comments. If necessary, KJR shall remove such information that violates these Terms and Conditions of Use, Order and Delivery Terms, law or good practice, when the infringement comes to KJR's knowledge. KJR is not liable for users' or bloggers' writings or any consequences resulting from the writings, neither for data prepared or added to the service by the users. The contents of the conversations, comments and blogs are at user's own risk. The user is liable for his or her own actions, and the user may incur legal responsibility for his or her writings should the writings violate the law.

The users are obliged to inform their e-mail addresses in connection with their writings. The address will not be used for marketing purposes. KJR has the right to contact the users and bloggers in matters concerning their writings.

4. Processing of personal data

KJR processes the personal data of Service users as described in KJR 's privacy statement.

5. Cookies

The service uses cookies. KJR collects data on the use of the online services with the help of cookies.

A cookie is a small file that a website stores in the visitor's browser, which sends data to the website's administrator when the visitor revisits the website. KJR uses cookies that work as intended on their website - they improve the user experience or monitor traffic on the KJR's website. KJR may also use cookies to target, personalise and advertise our webpages.

KJR will ask for the website user's consent for other cookies than cookies that are strictly necessary for the use of the website.

The user can refuse to have marketing and analytics cookies being set and set an alarm for cookies in the browser settings. Rejecting the use of the cookies may, however, affect on the functioning of the site. By using the www.kirjorinne.com web service the user agrees and consents to that the information is handled in a manner described above.

6. Changes to the Service and terms

At its discretion, KJR may change these terms, the Service or its content without prior notice or liability. KJR may, for example, change the prices or products, add or remove parts of the Service or to change free services to paid ones or vice versa. The amended terms enter into force after the users have been notified of the changes. As from that date, they shall apply to the users' operation in the Service.

KJR reserves the right to limit the use of the Service or parts of it and to discontinue the provision of the Service or any part of it temporarily or permanently.

7. Links

The users may link contents of the Service, provided that they comply with copyright laws and KJR 's terms of use. Additionally:

  • Links cannot contain KJR 's trademarks as figurative marks
  • Links cannot damage KJR 's reputation or suggest the existence of a connection between KJR and the operations, services or products of the entity linked to.

The service may contain links or other connections to websites owned or maintained by third parties. These websites are not a part of the Service, and KJR does not have any control over them and is not responsible for their content. Therefore, KJR is not responsible for the content, correctness, reliability or data security of such websites. Links contained in the Service do not imply that KJR is affiliated with the linked website or endorses or promotes any products, operations or services referred to on the linked websites.

Third party services offered in the Service and linked websites are governed by their own terms of use and other conditions, and the users must read these terms and conditions before use.

8. Intellectual property rights

The Service and its contents (e.g. text, images, product descriptions, symbols, trademarks, media files and software) are the property of KJR , KJR 's partners or other third parties protected by international copyright laws and other intellectual property rights.

All intellectual property rights for the Service and its contents (such as copyrights, company names, registered and unregistered trademarks and design rights, patents, domain names, database rights and trade secrets) and the goodwill generated thereby belong to KJR or third parties that own the rights in question. All other rights are reserved, unless otherwise stated in these terms of use.

Users do not have any direct or indirect rights to KJR 's intellectual property rights without a written consent of KJR.

9. Limitations of liability

The Service and its content are provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind. KJR aims to provide the Service without disruptions or malfunctions. KJR does not make any guarantees that the information provided in the Service is fit for a general or specific purpose. KJR also does not make any guarantees that the Service does not infringe the rights of third parties. In case of an infringement, the user or the infringed party shall contact the service provider as soon as possible.

KJR does not guarantee that the Service or the contained information is correct, up-to-date or reliable. The Service or its contents may contain inaccuracies, omissions, errors or other defects, such as viruses. KJR is not responsible for information submitted or received by users or information that the user does not submit or receive. KJR intends to maintain the data security of the Service and the transmitted information but it is not responsible for data security as it cannot be ensured.

KJR is not responsible for direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damages or damages based on liability. These can include, for example, damages resulting from the use or inability to use the Service of its contents or damages for loss of business, contract, data or revenue or disruption of business. This is true regardless of whether the damages were caused through contract, infringement of rights, negligence or other grounds, even if KJR has been informed of the possibility of such damage beforehand. In all cases, KJR 's responsibility is limited as mandated by law.

10. Force majeure

KJR shall not be held liable for breaches of contract due to circumstances beyond its control (Force Majeure).

11. Contact information of the service provider

KJR Equitation Oy

Aurinkotie 1 A 3

85100 Kalajoki

Company ID: 3120065-4

Email: niina@kirjorinne.com

KJR Equitation Oy has been registered in the Finnish Trade Register (business ID: 3120065-4).

If you have any questions about the terms of use or want to report any content that is inappropriate or violates intellectual property rights, please use the contact details listed above. Please write in the subject field: "Content of www.kirjorinne.com website". KJR shall remove inappropriate content as soon as possible.

12. Applicable law and disputes

These contract terms are governed by Finnish law, excluding its choice of law rules.

Any conflicts will be primarily resolved through negotiation. If resolution by negotiation is unsuccessful, any conflicts shall be resolved by the District Court of Kokkola, Finland.

If the user is a consumer, they may report the dispute to a consumer dispute body in the country of residence, in accordance with local regulations and practices. In case the dispute is related to online sales of goods or services, the European Commission provides an Online Dispute Resolution Platform that is aimed primarily for consumers who live in another EU country than the domicile of the service provider. Consumers also have the right to bring a case before the district court which has jurisdiction over their place of residence.


Consumer Disputes Board



P.O. Box 306, 00531 Helsinki

Tilaus- ja toimitusehdot Order and delivery terms