Condizioni d’uso

Terms of Use:

These Terms of Use apply to the use of the Platform of (DriversPlus). advises you to thoroughly read these Terms of Use in order to ensure that you are aware of your rights and obligations.

These Terms of Use, inter alia, describe the following aspects of the relationship between you and

  • Provision of data and creating a Profile (article 3);
  • The functionalities of the Platform (articles 4,5 and 6);
  • The notice and take down procedure (article 7);
  • The limitation of liability for (article 10).

Article 1. Definitions

Content: all information placed on the Platform by itself, including but not limited to the layout, look and feel of the Platform, the logos and trademarks as well as certain texts.

Terms of Use: these Terms of Use of 

Intellectual Property Rights: all the intellectual property rights and associated rights such as copyright, trademark rights, patents, model rights, trade name rights, database rights and neighbouring rights as well as the rights to know-how and one-line performances. 

Platform: the Platform that can be accessed through the website and underlying web pages which offer you the possibility to download or upload drivers.

Profile: an individual or group section created and maintained by you when you register for the Platform.

Drivers and software: all information offered by you or other users of the Platform on the Platform whether or not for payment. DriversPlus is a company which offers an online Platform which gives users the possibility to exchange Drivers among themselves, hereafter “”. This Platform is defined further in the Terms of Use.

Article 2. Applicability

2.1 These Terms of Use apply to all use you make of the platform. 

2.2 is at all times entitled to amend or supplement these Terms of Use. The current Terms of Use can be found on the Platform or will be brought to your notice when creating a Profile and/or logging in. If you continue the use of the Platform after these Terms of Use have been amended or supplemented, you thereby irrevocably accept the amended or supplemented Terms of Use. If you do not agree with the amended or supplemented Terms of Use, the only option you have is to no longer use the Platform and to terminate your Profile.

Article 3. Profile

3.1 In order to be able to use the Platform optimally you have to create a Profile in the way described on the Platform. You guarantee to that the information provided by you on creating your Profile is strictly complete, true and accurate. When creating a Profile, you must give a username and password which will allow you to access the Platform and your Profile. 

3.2 In the event that you have not yet reached the age of sixteen (16), you need the consent of your legal representative(s) (your guardian or (one of) your parents) before creating a Profile. By accepting these Terms of Use you guarantee that you are indeed at least sixteen (16), or that you have obtained the consent of your legal representative(s) to create a Profile. 

3.3 You yourself are responsible for the correctness and completeness of the data you have provided as well as the alteration of the data in the event that it is no longer accurate. You acknowledge and understand that the correctness and completeness of the data is very important for the Platform to operate optimally.

3.4 The data you provide during the registration process will be stored in a database and will be processed in accordance with the privacy statement.

3.5 You yourself are responsible for keeping your username and password combination confidential. You are not allowed to give your username and/or password to third parties and/or to otherwise grant third parties access to your Profile. You are therefore liable for all the use made of the Platform through your username and password. can assume that you are indeed the person who has signed in with your username and password. As soon as you know or have reason to assume that a username and/or password has come into the hands of unauthorized persons, you must inform of this notwithstanding your own obligation to take immediate effective measures yourself such as changing your password. 

3.6 is at any time entitled to change, alter or shut down the Platform without becoming liable to you in any way. If you do not agree with the changes and/or amendments made by, your only remedy is to cease the use of the Platform and to delete your Profile. 

3.7 reserves the right to change the registration procedure, your password and/or username in the event decides that this is in the best interests of the operation of the Platform. 

3.8 cannot be held liable for any damages resulting from any unauthorized access and/or use of the Platform by third parties. 

3.9 You acknowledge and agree that by creating a Profile you automatically grant a free of charge, unencumbered, worldwide, sub licensable, non-exclusive license to publish and reproduce certain personal data from your Profile, such as your username and Profile picture, in the light of offering the platform, for instance for promotional purposes. This license ends automatically if you delete the Drivers and your Profile.

Article 4. Functionalities of the Platform

4.1 You acknowledge and agree that only offers a Platform which allows you to exchange Drivers with other users. has no knowledge of and/or involvement with the Drivers and/or other information submitted to the Platform by you or other users. therefore accepts no liability whatsoever for the Drivers offered by you or other users by means of the Platform. 

4.2 You acknowledge and accept that the Platform only includes the functionality and other characteristics as found in the Platform at the time it is used (on an “as is basis”). excludes expressly any explicit and tacit guarantees, undertakings and warranties of any nature whatsoever including, but not limited to, guarantees, undertakings and warranties with regard to the quality, safety, lawfulness, integrity and accuracy of the Platform, unless explicitly stated otherwise in these Terms of Use.

Article 5. Uploading Drivers

5.1 By means of the Platform you can upload drivers. These drivers can subsequently be downloaded by other users. Your Profile will state what drivers you offer on the Platform.

5.2 The manner in which the drivers can be uploaded to the Platform as well as the allowed format are stated on the Platform. You decide what Drivers is uploaded and in what manner you manage this Drivers. has no influence on or involvement with the Drivers uploaded as well as the manner in which it is managed by you. 

5.3 You acknowledge and agree that by uploading Drivers to the Platform, you automatically grant a free of charge, unencumbered, worldwide, sub licensable, non exclusive license to publish and reproduce the Drivers in the light of offering the Platform. This license automatically ends if you remove the Drivers from the Platform.

Article 6. Sharing Drivers

6.1 By means of the Platform you can upload Drivers. Your Profile will state what Drivers you offer on the Platform.

6.2 The manner in which the Drivers can be uploaded to the Platform as well as the allowed format are stated on the Platform. You decide what Drivers is uploaded and in what manner you manage this Drivers. has no influence on or involvement with the Drivers uploaded as well as the manner in which it is managed by you.

6.3 You acknowledge and agree that by uploading Drivers to the Platform, you automatically grant a free of charge, unencumbered, worldwide, sub licensable, non exclusive license to publish and reproduce the Drivers in the light of offering the Platform. This license automatically ends if you remove the Drivers from the Platform. 

Article 7. Downloading Drivers

7.1 By using the Platform it is possible to download Drivers. It is necessary to have a Profile if you wish to download Drivers. The profile will show what Drivers you have downloaded.

7.2 If you create a Profile you have the possibility to rate the Drivers of other users in the manner stated on the Platform. 

7.3 Downloading Drivers is allowed, provided that you do not violate our Fair Use Policy. The Fair Use Policy states that a user can download 30 documents per day, with a maximum of 30 files per month.

Article 8. Notice and Take Down

8.1 In order to stop infringement of the rights of third parties as soon as possible, has developed a procedure for reporting infringing Drivers by means of a notice. 

8.2 If you claim that certain Drivers infringes on your rights, you can report this alleged infringement to by filling in the contact form. We will examine the notice and, if possible and necessary, take the measures stated in this article. 

8.3 The notice should include:

  1. The URL within the website on which the allegedly infringing Drivers can be found;
  2. A statement that your rights have been infringed and why;
  3. Contact details which can use to contact you, such as your complete name, address, telephone number and email address;
  4. A statement supported by documentary evidence that the information in your notice is accurate and complete and – if it concerns the alleged infringement of Intellectual Property Rights – that you are the holder of the respective Intellectual Property Rights or that you are authorized to act on behalf of the holder; and
  5. A description of the work or works which have been allegedly infringed, with a specification of the precise nature of that alleged infringement.

8.4 reserves the right to forward the notice to the party responsible for the Drivers to which the notice refers. 

8.5 In the event that it is evident from the notice that the Drivers the notice refers to is manifestly unlawful, will remove or block access to the Drivers. 

8.6 reserves the right not to grant a request to remove or make inaccessible Drivers if it has well-founded reasons to doubt the accuracy of the notice or the lawful nature of the evidence submitted, or if the Drivers to which the notice refers do not appear to be manifestly unlawful. Within that scope may for instance require a judicial decision of a competent court in the Wales, whose decision demonstrates that the Drivers concerned is manifestly unlawful. 

8.7 By issuing a notice you indemnify against any claim of third parties with regard to removing or making inaccessible the Drivers and/or the provision of the name, address and place of residence of the user who sent the notice. Such indemnification also covers all the damage that suffers and the costs it incurs in relation to such a claim, including – but not limited to – reimbursing the costs of legal assistance. 

8.8 will not in any way whatsoever be a party to any dispute between the party that issued the notice and the other party.

Article 9. Availability of the Platform

9.1 is entitled to put the Platform (temporarily) out of service and/or to reduce the use of it without any prior notification and without being obliged to pay compensation to you, if in the opinion of this is necessary, for instance, in connection to the required maintenance of the Platform. 

9.2 is entitled to make procedural and technical changes and/or amendments to the Platform without giving you prior notification. 

9.3 does not guarantee that the Platform or any part thereof will be accessible at all times and without any interruptions or failures. Failures in the Platform can occur, as a result of failures in the internet or phone connection or by viruses or faults/defects. is not liable or obliged to the user to pay compensation in any way whatsoever for any damage resulting or arising from the website being (temporarily) unavailable.

Article 10. Intellectual Property Rights

10.1 The Intellectual Property Rights regarding the Platform, as well as all Content published on and/or transmitted by means of the Platform, with the exception of the Drivers, are vested in and/or its licensor(s). 

10.2 Under the conditions stated in this Terms of Use, hereby grants you a limited, personal, revocable, non exclusive, non licensable, non assignable right to use the Platform and the Content and view it in the manner and the format as used on the Platform. 

10.3 You may not change, render illegible or remove any trademark or recognition signs affixed to the Website, the Content and/or any references to Intellectual Property Rights. 

10.4 Nothing in these Terms of Use is construed to transfer any Intellectual Property Rights to you. You will refrain from any action which may infringe on the Intellectual Property Rights of such as registering domain names, trademarks or Google Adwords that are identical and/or similar to any Intellectual Property Rights of 

10.5 Without prior written consent of no one is allowed to retrieve and re-use a substantial part of the Contents of (parts of) the Platform and/or retrieve and repeatedly and systematically re-use non-substantial parts of the Contents of the Platform.

10.6 Drivers offered on is only to be used at your risk. You are not permitted to submit Drivers found on as your own work if it is not, as this is in breach of copyright.

Article 11. Liability

11.1 will not accept any liability for damages as a result of offering you the Platform, an unlawful act or otherwise, other than as stipulated in this article. 

11.2 In the event that is not liable for any damages, whether caused by an attributable failure or an unlawful act, the height of these damages is limited to the amount actually paid by’s insurance company. In the event that the insurance company does not pay anything, article 11.3, 11.4 and 11.5 apply. 

11.3 is not liable for direct damages (as described below) which you suffer as a result of an attributable failure in the performance of the agreement (‘wanprestatie’) or pursuant to an unlawful act (‘onrechtmatige daad’) or otherwise insofar as this is allowed under mandatory law up to an amount of EUR 5.–. The entire and complete liability of under its agreement with you will never exceed this amount.

11.4 Direct damages shall exclusively pertain to:

  1. Material damage to goods;
  2. All reasonable costs incurred by you in order to prevent or limit any direct damages as meant in this paragraph;
  3. Reasonable costs incurred while determining the cause of damage, liability, direct damage and the method of recovery.

11.5 To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall be not liable for any special, incidental or consequential damages whatsoever (including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits or confidential or other information, for business interruption, for the loss and/or corruption of data for loss of privacy arising out of or in any way related to the use of or inability to use the Platform as well as all other forms of damage different from the those mentioned in article 11.4), even if has been advised of the possibility of such damages and even if the remedy fails in its essential purpose. 

11.6 The above limitation of liability in this paragraph shall cease to apply if and insofar as the loss is due to’s wilful intent or gross negligence. 

11.7 In using the platform you guarantee that you have thoroughly checked the rules, regulations and provisions governing your university and that you are allowed to use the services offered by accepts no liability or responsibility for your decision to use the Platform, should this decision be against your university’s regulations or provisions regarding drivers.

Article 12. Force Majeure

12.1 In the case of Force Majeure the non fulfillment of the agreement between you and cannot be counted as an attributable failure and the agreement between you and does not exist. 

12.2 Force majeure includes, but is not limited to, illness of employees and/or absence of personnel crucial for the provision of the Platform, disruptions of the electricity supply, fire, natural disasters, strikes, floods, failures to perform by third parties hired by, disturbances in the internet connection, hardware disruptions, disruptions in the (telecommunications) networks and other unforeseen circumstances such as dragon atacks.

Article 13. Termination

13.1 You are entitled to terminate the agreement at any time by discontinuing the use of the Platform and terminating your Profile. 

13.2 In addition to the other remedies or means available to, make decisions at its own discretion at all times, without becoming liable to you. is entitled to (temporarily) restrict or suspend your activities in connection with the Platform and/or to delete your Profile in the event you violate these Terms of Use including, but not limited to, articles 3.3, 3.4 and 5.7.

Article 14. Miscellaneous

14.1 If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be held to be (partly) illegal or unenforceable, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary, so that the Terms of Use shall otherwise remain in full force, effect and enforceability. will replace the invalid part with clauses which will be valid, and of which the legal consequences – considering the conditions and purpose of these Terms of Use – correspond as much as possible with those of the invalid part. 

14.2 is entitled to assign any rights and obligations that result from these Terms of Use to third parties, in which case it will notify you. In the event that you cannot agree with the assignment, your only remedy is to cease the use of the Platform and delete your Profile.