Terms of Use​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

This website is operated by ENGINEERING CENTER STEYR GmbH & Co KG, Steyrer Strasse 32, 4300 St. Valentin (hereafter referred to as “ECS” for short). On this website, ECS offers various different services associated with their range of products. You have the opportunity as a website visitor to register on this website so that you will in turn be able to register for various different events, such as webinars, events, training sessions and user meetings offered by ECS. Furthermore, there are also documents and materials, such as (white) papers, videos, image material, advertising material and event documentation available for download. For authorized (software) users (“customers” of ECS), there is also the option of downloading software programs and software updates as well as viewing FAQs, the Online Library, videos offered by ECS and software licenses / usage. Registration to receive ECS newsletters is also possible via this website. 

By using this website, the visitor declares their consent to the Terms of Use presented below. 


Intellectual property

This website and its contents are – both singly and in their entirety as a body – protected by copyright, brand and patent law as well as pursuant to the appropriate provisions of other relevant, applicable protective legislation. All rights to the contents provided on this website (including source codes and software documentation), such as copyrights, other industrial property rights or know-how concerning texts, images, graphics, layout, audio documents, video sequences and information belong exclusively to ECS, their partners and/or service providers and licensers. Trademarks and brand names shown on this website such as company logos either belong to ECS or a third party from whom ECS has obtained permission for their use here. Only ECS and their partners, service providers and licensers therefore have the exclusive right to use of the contents and to grant usage rights to third parties.


Usage rights of website visitors

With the exception of compulsory statutory forms of authorization pursuant to Pars. 40 (d) and (e) of the Austrian Copyright Act (UrhG), ECS grants the website visitor a non-exclusive, non-transferable limited right to restricted usage in the extent described in more detail below to display, print, download and use the contents of this website on their computer for the exclusive purpose of personal information and/or to obtain personal knowledge (whereby the design and the layout of this website are excluded). 

The website visitor is not authorized to utilize and/or process in any form whatsoever, or reproduce the website contents, to derive or edit the works (where applicable), the trademarks, brand names, logos, information, the software, its documentation or other materials and contents of this website without the written consent of ECS. In particular, it is not permitted to market, sell, modify, transfer, revise, republish, send or re-create the contents of this website, to transfer any licenses to it either for a fee or free of charge, to grant sublicenses or to transfer the usage rights in any other manner. 

All copies prepared by the website visitor must continue to evidence all of the copyright notices and information contained on this website (including this restricted usage right). 

These provisions apply in particular for authorized software users as well with respect to the downloading of software (updates) and documentation inasmuch as no derogating license provisions have been agreed with the customer in the individual contract concluded with the customer.


No confidentiality protection for your submissions

The submission of confidential information to ECS by means of this website is discouraged. Questions, comments and other information which we receive via this website are not treated as confidential. Subject to the applicable data protection provisions on this website, we are free to reproduce, use or disclose and distribute such information. By submitting such information to us via this website, you grant ECS an unrestricted, irrevocable, gratuitous license (including the right to grant sublicenses), to use, reproduce, display, execute, modify transfer and distribute such information. Furthermore, you thereby declare your consent that ECS is permitted to use all ideas and concepts as well as all know-how and all technologies which you have provided for any purpose whatsoever.

This part does not apply to submissions for supplier innovation challenges via the provided submission forms. These will be treated as confidential and not be disclosed to third parties outside MAGNA.


References to linked web pages

On this website, ECS references, directly or indirectly, to web pages of third parties which lie outside of the scope of responsibility of ECS. At the point in time the link was set, no illegal contents were discernable for ECS on the pages to be linked. It is neither technically possible nor reasonable for ECS to influence the current or future design, the contents or the copyright of linked web pages or to prevent the use of any possible unlawful contents of hyperlinks for the future. For this reason, any manner of liability on the part of ECS for the contents of linked or otherwise referenced web pages is expressly excluded. The provider of the respective website is liable for illegal, erroneous or incomplete contents and especially for damage which arises from the use or non-use of the contents of such linked or referenced web pages.


Exclusion of liability

ECS has attempted to place only accurate, complete and up-to-date information on this website, but cannot provide any guarantee or warranty concerning the up-to-dateness, correctness and/or completeness of the contents provided on this website. 

Liability claims against ECS which are based on damages of a material or immaterial nature resulting from the use or non-use of the presented contents or which were caused by the use of erroneous or incomplete information are excluded. ECS, their partners, service providers and licensers, their CEO, responsible persons, employees or representatives shall not be held liable under any circumstances for damages or consequential losses of any type whatsoever, whether caused directly or indirectly. This disclaimer includes without restriction damages due to decisions made or actions taken in reliance upon the content of this website by the website visitor or a third party. The same applies in the event that certain contents on this website cannot be utilized, even if this is due to a case of negligence on the part of ECS or third parties and/or these have knowledge thereof. This exclusion of liability shall apply inasmuch as no compulsory statutory provisions would indicate otherwise.


Reservation of right to make amendments

All services are subject to confirmation and are non-binding. 

ECS expressly reserves the right to amend, supplement or delete parts of this website and/or the entire range of services offered without prior notice or to suspend publication temporarily or permanently.


Data protection

For information concerning the data acquisition which took place in connection with the services offered here, please see the data protection provisions of this website.


Other provisions

Should individual provisions be partially void, this shall have no effect on the validity of the remaining provisions. The void provision shall be replaced by such provisions which most closely approximate the economic purpose of the content of the provisions, subject to consideration of the mutual interests involved. 

All matters which refer to your usage of this website are subject in their entirety exclusively to the substantive law of the Republic of Austria under exclusion of the conflict of law rules and of the UN Convention on the International Sale of Goods. 

The place of jurisdiction for all disputes is exclusively the locally and materially competent court for St. Valentin.


Effective date: March 17, 2022