General Terms and Conditions of pipeline Labs GmbH


1. Provider of the app

pipeline Labs GmbH
Blücherstraße 40
46397 Bocholt

Tel.: 02871 22 910 39


By using our app you agree to these terms and conditions.


2. Service content apps

The apps of Pipeline Labs GmbH stand for reliable and functional legal information. Tailor-made, they provide fast and effective access to the relevant texts, laws, regulations and legal provisions in the respective area of law.

With the purchase of the app, the daily updated content is downloaded to the device. This download takes some time. It requires a stable internet connection.

Pipeline Labs GmbH reserves the right to change the app at any time in a manner that is reasonable for the user, e.g. in order to further develop it and improve its quality. This applies to both technical and content-related further developments.


3. In-App purchases (iOS devices/App Store [iTunes] by Apple Inc.)

pipeline Labs GmbH offers so-called in-app purchases in its apps. In-app purchases can be, for example, the Basic Subscription, the Premium Subscription or pipeline PLUS contributions.

Billing (see 4. Payment Processing) and management of the subscription are exclusively carried out via the user’s iTunes account.

The subscription can be terminated at any time via the account settings in iTunes.

The subscription is automatically renewed on a monthly basis – a few days before the subscription expires, the user will receive a reminder e-mail from iTunes. Automatic renewal can be turned off up to 24 hours before expiration via the account settings in iTunes.

After the subscription ends, the app can still be used. However, the scope will be limited to the functions of the free version.


4. Payment processing and right of withdrawal

Payment processing for paid apps and in-app purchases takes place directly with the operator of the app store via the user account.

As soon as the user has confirmed the purchase of the app in the store, the user account in the store will be debited with the corresponding amount. In the case of in-app subscriptions, the iTunes account is debited after confirmation of the subscription within the app.

A refund of in the app store of Apple Inc. [iTunes] or Google LLC [Google Play Store] is excluded. In this respect, the general terms and conditions/terms of use of the store providers shall apply.

A 14-day right of withdrawal applies to consumers. This right of withdrawal is to be exercised exclusively with the store providers. In this respect, the General Terms and Conditions of Business/Terms of Use of the Store Providers shall apply.


5. Limitation of liability

pipeline Labs GmbH shall exercise the care usually to be expected from a publisher in selecting, maintaining and updating the contents. However, pipeline Labs GmbH does not assume any liability for the correctness, up-to-dateness and completeness of the provided contents and their selection and compilation. This applies in particular to the extent that pipeline Labs GmbH is dependent on the supply of texts by third parties.

As far as the availability of the app depends on the services of third parties (especially telecommunication providers) Pipeline Labs GmbH does not assume any liability.

Pipeline Labs GmbH shall be liable for damages due to injury to life, body or health, in case of intent or gross negligence of pipeline Labs GmbH, a legal representative or vicarious agent as well as for damages covered by a granted guarantee or warranty in accordance with the statutory provisions.

In case of slight negligence, Pipeline Labs GmbH shall only be liable for compensation of foreseeable damages typical for this type of contract and only to the extent that an obligation, the proper fulfillment of which makes the execution of this contract possible in the first place and on the fulfillment of which the contractual partner could rely (cardinal obligation), has been violated by Pipeline Labs GmbH, a legal representative or vicarious agent. In all other respects, liability is excluded to the extent permitted by law.


6. Copyright

The compiled contents of the app are database works especially produced by Pipeline Labs GmbH, specifically databases in the sense of §§ 4 para. 2, 87a para. 1 UrhG (German Copyright Act). The associated programs are protected by §§ 69a ff. UrhG.

The contents of the pipeline platform provided by third parties have been carefully checked manually. The rights of the respective content remain with the author of the texts even through the presentation of the content on the pipeline platform.

pipeline Labs GmbH is the rights holder with respect to all other elements of the app, in particular with respect to the rights of use and ancillary copyrights to content and documents.


7. Final provisions

Place of performance and jurisdiction is Münster.

The law of the Federal Republic of Germany shall apply exclusively, to the exclusion of the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.

Should any of these provisions be or subsequently become invalid, this shall not affect the validity of the provisions as a whole.

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