Website terms of use

Corporate Information

Registered Address:
ABUS Crane Systems Ltd.
Unit 1, Blackbushe Business Park
Yately, Hampshire
GU46 6GA




Company registration number: 02591463
Place of registration: England and Wales
VAT registration number: GB 572 7340 34


Website terms of use

Introduction: these are the general Website Terms of Use (“Terms”) which we recommend you read carefully before you use the Website. Access to our Website is governed by these Terms.

Information about ABUS Crane Systems Limited: ABUS Crane Systems Limited (“ABUS”) is the UK subsidiary of ABUS Kransysteme GmbH of Sonnenweg 1, 51647 Gummersbach, Germany (“ABUS Kransysteme”). Our registered office is at Unit 1 Business Village, Blackbushe Business Park, Yateley, Hampshire, GU46 6GA, United Kingdom. Our registered number as a company incorporated in England and Wales is 02591463.

These Terms are binding: by using the Website, you confirm that you accept our Terms and you agree to comply with them as well as with any notices we place on the Website. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms, please do not make use of the Website. You are responsible for ensuring that anyone who has access to our Website through your internet connections is aware of these Terms and that they comply with them. We recommend that you print off a copy of these Terms.

These Terms may change: these Terms may be changed in our discretion to show variations in our products or new products, to reflect our business better or for any operational reason and you should refer to the Website as often as you can so that you become aware of any revisions and updates we make to these Terms from time to time. The date at the end of these Terms is the date of the latest version.

Website materials: we may add to, subtract from, update or otherwise amend any feature or function of the Website at our option from time to time without any notice or liability to you. Any specific materials may be removed at our discretion for any reason. You may not use, reproduce, distribute, display, publish, transmit or otherwise exploit any part of the Website or any materials on its pages for any purpose without first obtaining express prior written consent from ABUS. You may however download and print pages from the Website for your personal use in accordance with these Terms. In downloading any Website material depicted in any screenshot you acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights in that material. You acknowledge that you may not make any commercial use of any Website material obtained in this way, or make any other use, or reproduce, display, distribute or create derivative works based on any Website material. ABUS is under no obligation to you to provide or make available the Website or any product or service in its present form, in any form, or at all.

Malicious use: you must not circumvent or attempt to circumvent any content filtering techniques we use or attempt to to access parts of the Website (or any hardware, software or networks associated with it) that you do not have our authority to access, or use any automatic device such as a robot or spider or manual process to copy or scrape the Website or any material within it. You must not attack the Website by means a denial-of-service or distributed denial-of-service attack. Furthermore, you must not transmit to the Website or use the Website to transfer any content that contains or constitutes malware, viruses, worms, Trojan horses, logic bombs or other code with malicious, disruptive or destructive features. If you are in breach of any of the provisions of this paragraph, your right to access and use our Website will cease immediately.

Intellectual property rights: the Website contains material belonging to ABUS or its licensors that is protected by the intellectual property rights (“IPRs”) of ABUS, ABUS Kransysteme or any third parties that licence us to display material on the Website, and by international treaties relating to mutual recognition IPRs between most countries. The IPRs of relevance include but are not limited to copyright, moral rights, trade marks, database right, design right, patents or know-how. The trade marks we use under licence from ABUS Kransysteme are registered European Union Trade Marks that exist or may come into existence in the future. In addition, the Website and its included material such as text, illustrations, images, software, graphics, photographs, URLs, technology and documentation, incorporates the IPRs of ABUS and its licensors. The Website in terms of how it appears to you online and the underlying code is protected by IPRs including but not limited to copyright, database right and design right vesting in ABUS and its licensors. ABUS reserves all of its IPRs in the foregoing but we grant you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-assignable, non-sub-licensable, royalty free, worldwide licence for as long as you wish to access and use the Website and view material on it on a passive basis. This licence may be revoked at any time at our discretion.

Disclaimers: the Website, including without limitation, all materials belonging to ABUS is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis to the fullest extent permissible by law and neither ABUS nor any of its directors, employees, agents, or ABUS Kransysteme, make any representations or warranties or endorsements of any kind whatsoever express or implied as to the Website or any content or materials it may contain. We make reasonable efforts to keep the Website and its content up to date. ABUS specifically disclaims any liability for your use of the Website or of any materials or any information that you obtain from the Website. You use the Website at your own discretion and risk and you are solely responsible for any damage to your computers or systems or existing data that results from your use and access to the Website. ABUS also disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for any purpose or generally, non-infringement of third party IPRs, title, quiet enjoyment, freedom from computer viruses and that the content on our Website is accurate, complete and up to date.

No warranties: ABUS does not represent or warrant that the Website will be error free or uninterrupted or that defects will be corrected or that the Website or the server that makes the Website available free from any harmful components, including without limitation, viruses. We exclude any representation or warranty that the information on the Website is accurate, complete, fit for your purposes or useful. You use the Website at your sole risk. ABUS does not warrant that your use of the Website is lawful in any particular jurisdiction. By accessing or using the Website, you represent and warrant that your activities are lawful in every jurisdiction where you access the use of the Website.

Links to and from the Website: where the Website contains links to other websites and online resources provide by third parties, these links are provided for information only. The existence of such links does not mean that we approve or endorse them or their proprietors. ABUS further disclaims all warranties and responsibilities, whether express or implied, relating to links from the Website to third party websites which we do not control, sponsor, maintain or endorse. We are not liable to you in any way if you suffer any loss or damage as a direct result of your access to any online material by way of any links.

Limitations of Liability: ABUS does not exclude or limit its liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence. Under no circumstances will ABUS be liable to you for any loss or damage of the types we have listed in this paragraph where they are directly or indirectly related to the Website, any material on the Website, or your use of or inability to use the Website, or any action taken in connection with the investigation by ABUS or by any government enforcement authority regarding your use of the Website, or any action taken by or in connection with any third party owner of IPRs, or any omission in the provision or availability of the Website or operations of ABUS, or any damage to your computer, mobile device or other equipment or technology including damage from viruses or technical malfunctions, even if foreseeable or even if ABUS has been advised or should have known that the possibility of such damage. In no event will our total liability to you for any damages, losses or causes of action exceed £100 sterling. ABUS is specifically not liable for:

  • loss of profits, sales, business or revenue;
  • special, exemplary or punitive damages;
  • business interruption;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

There may be different limitations and exclusions of our liability or that of ABUS Kransysteme arising as a result of the sale or supply of goods to you. These are set out in the International Conditions of Sale of ABUS Kransysteme.

Privacy: all information you supply about yourself and others by way of enquiry forms and the like, if it is “personal data” within the meaning of current data protection legislation applicable in the United Kingdom and/or the European Economic Area, is subject to our compliance with such current data protection legislation. In any event, we will not share your personal data except where we have a legal obligation to do so, for example, with the relevant law enforcement authorities. Please also see our Privacy Statement. Please now read the next Term that deals with cookies.

Cookies: ABUS uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. “Cookies” are small text files that are placed on the hard drive of your computer or other device when you access our website. We may use “session” cookies that disappear immediately when you close your connection to the website. We may also use cookies that are stored for two years such as Google Analytics cookies. By storing cookies your identity can be established on the basis of your IP address to facilitate your future visits. We use cookies to investigate the effectiveness of the presentation of our products on the website. Google’s cookies are used to collect information about your use of the website and information, including your IP address, is transmitted to Google’s servers in the United States of America. Google may provide information to third parties only insofar as it is legally obliged to do so. Before we place any cookies, we will ask your permission and you may refuse the use of cookies. However, if you do refuse, you may not be able to have the benefit of all the functionalities of the website.

Governing law: these Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

Jurisdiction: you agree that any claims or disputes arising under or in connection with these Terms must be resolved in the courts of England and Wales.

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at

ABUS Crane Systems Ltd.
Unit 1 Business Village
Blackbushe Business Park
Hampshire GU46 6GA

Phone: +44 1252 749000
Fax: +44 1252 749001