Trademark & Copyright Policy

Last update: January 25, 2021

Subject to the Terms of Service, the content available on this Website, including, but not limited to, the informational content; images; charts; graphs; graphics; designs; photographs; audio and video clips; software and HTML code (collectively, the “Content”) are the property of Consultants 500 (the “Company”) and are subject to protection by Netherlands and international intellectual property laws and treaty provisions, including, but not limited to, those relating to patent rights, copyrights, trade secrets, trade names, trademarks, service marks, moral rights, know-how and any other similar rights.

Subject to this Policy and the applicable Terms of Use, and except as expressly indicated otherwise on the Website, you agree not to (
i) rent, license, sublicense, sell, lease, transfer or otherwise distribute or disclose to any third party the Content, or any portion thereof, in any form, or permit third parties access to such Content; (ii) create any products or services based on the Content; (iii) copy, modify and create derivative works based on the Content; (iv) take any action compromising or threatening to compromise (a) the enjoyment and use by any Registered User of the Content or (b) the rights of the Company or its licensors in the Content; (iv) use, transfer, or dispose of the data in any manner that could compete with the business of the Company or the Company’s affiliates, or (v) use the Content in any manner, or for any purpose, contravening this Policy, the Terms of Service, or any applicable law, rule or regulation.

Nothing in this Policy or the Terms of Service grants you a license to develop, create or offer any products or services based on any of the Content found on this Website. To the extent approved by the Company, you are authorized to use and download materials that are made available on this Web Site only for your own needs. You may not use, distribute, modify, transmit, or post any Content obtained from the use of this Website or any functions of this Website for public or commercial purposes, including any text, images, audio, or video without our express written permission. Specifically, you are not authorized to resell access to any such materials or to redistribute or facilitate the redistribution of any such materials for sale to others. You may not delete copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights and proprietary notices from printouts of electronically accessed materials.

You agree and acknowledge that all trademarks, service marks, logos, names and titles, including, but not limited to, “Consultants 500,” and the Consultants 500 logo, (collectively, the “Marks”) on this Website and within the Content are proprietary to the Company and are protected by applicable trademark and copyright law. Nothing on this Website should be construed as granting any license or right to use any of the Marks displayed on this Website. Any unauthorized use of the Marks or any other Content is strictly prohibited.

You agree and acknowledge that the Marks may not be used in connection with any product or service that does not originate with the Company, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among users, or in any manner that disparages or discredits the Company.

The Company owns all rights, title and interest in and to the Content, including all copyrights, patents, trade secrets, database rights and other intellectual property associated therewith or appurtenant thereto. All users expressly acknowledge that the Content was created as result of expenditure of substantial time, effort, money, creativity, and other resources, and comprises and constitutes commercially valuable trade secrets proprietary to the Company. All users agree to protect the Content from unauthorized disclosure or access, using measures at least as diligent as those employed by user to protect its own confidential information.

We respect the intellectual property rights of others, and require that persons using this Website do the same. In appropriate circumstances, we will terminate the access to this Website of any person or entity 
who is responsible for acts of copyright infringement. If you would like to obtain permission to make use of this Website in a way that is not permitted by these Terms, please send a request to do so in writing.

Reporting Claims of Infringement

Consultants 500 content is based on User Generated Content.  
Consultants 500 does not check user uploaded/created content for violations of copyright, trademark or other rights. However, if you believe any of the uploaded content violates your copyright, trademark or a related exclusive right, you should send an infringement notice ("Notice") to Consultants 500. Consultants 500 looks into reported violations and removes or disables content shown to be violating third party rights.

You can send your Notice to:

Consultants 500

Attention Rufus Franck

Landsmeerderdijk 55

1035 PT, Amsterdam

The Netherlands

Note that we will provide the user who is allegedly infringing your copyright, trademark with information about the Notice and allow them to respond. In cases where sufficient proof of infringement is provided, we may remove or suspend the reported materials prior to receiving the user's response. In cases where the allegedly infringing user provides us with a proper counter-notification indicating that it is permitted to post the allegedly infringing material, we may notify you and then replace the removed or disabled material.

You may also want to review the following:

Terms of Service

Privacy Policy

Cookie Policy

Frequently Asked Questions & Help