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Mangoo Website Terms, Conditions and Notices

Welcome to the Mongoo website or mobile properties, including related applications (collectively, this “Website”). This Website is provided solely to assist customers in gathering product information, posting opinions of products related issues, and searching for products, and for no other purposes. The terms “we”, “us”, “our” and “Mangoo” refer to Stiftung Solarenergie.Sendea gGmbH ("Sendea"), a German not-for profit company and/or our subsidiaries. The term “you” refers to the customer visiting the Website and/or contributing content on this Website.

This Website is offered to you conditioned upon your acceptance without modification of any/all the terms, conditions, and notices set forth below (collectively, the “Agreement”). By accessing or using this Website in any manner, you agree to be bound by the Agreement and represent that you have read and understood its terms. Please read the Agreement carefully, as it contains information concerning your legal rights and limitations on these rights, as well as a section regarding applicable law and jurisdiction of disputes. If you do not accept all of these terms and conditions, please do not use this Website.

We may change or otherwise modify the Agreement in the future, and you understand and agree that your continued access or use of this Website after such change signifies your acceptance of the updated or modified Agreement. We will note the date that revisions were last made to the Agreement at the bottom of this page, and any revisions will take effect upon posting. We will notify our members of material changes to these terms and conditions by either sending a notice to the email address provided to us at registration or by placing a notice on our Website. Be sure to return to this page periodically to review the most current version of the Agreement. 

Use of the website

As a condition of your use of this Website, you warrant that (a) all information supplied by you on this Website is true, accurate, current and complete, (b) if you have a Mangoo account, you will safeguard your account information and will supervise and be completely responsible for any use of your account by anyone other than you and (c) you are 18 years of age or older in order to register for an account and contribute to our Website. Mangoo does not knowingly collect the information of anyone under the age of 18. We retain the right at our sole discretion to deny access to anyone to this Website and the services we offer, at any time and for any reason, including, but not limited to, for violation of this Agreement. 


Prohibited activities

The content and information on this Website (including, but not limited to, messages, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, graphics, video, maps, icons, software, code or other material), as well as the infrastructure used to provide such content and information, is proprietary to us. You agree not to otherwise modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell or re-sell any information, software, products, or services obtained from or through this Website. Additionally, you agree not to:

  • use this Website or its contents for any commercial purpose
  • access, monitor or copy any content or information of this Website using any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means or any manual process for any purpose without our express written permission;
  • violate the restrictions in any robot exclusion headers on this Website or bypass or circumvent other measures employed to prevent or limit access to this Website;
  • take any action that imposes, or may impose, in our discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
  • deep-link to any portion of this Website for any purpose without our express written permission; or
  • "frame", "mirror" or otherwise incorporate any part of this Website into any other website without our prior written authorization.
  • attempt to modify, translate, adapt, edit, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any software programs used by Mangoo in connection with the Website or the services.


Privacy policy and disclosures

Mangoo believes in protecting your privacy. Please read our current Privacy Policy, which also governs your use of Mangoo, to understand our practices.

In certain circumstances we may disclose information about you to third parties if we determine, in our sole discretion, such disclosure is necessary (a) to protect Mangoo's systems, assets, employees, members and customers; (b) to ensure the integrity and operation of Mangoo's business and systems; or (c) to comply with legitimate and enforceable governmental requests, subpoenas or court orders. We may choose to comply with or disregard such requests or orders in our sole discretion. Mangoo’s right to disclose information, including but not limited to user profile information (i.e. name, email address, etc.), IP addressing and traffic information, usage history, and posted Content, shall take precedence over any terms of Mangoo’s Privacy Policy.


Reviews, comments and use of other interactive areas

Please be aware that by submitting content to this Website by email, postings on this Website or otherwise, including any product reviews, questions, photographs or videos, comments, suggestions, ideas or the like contained in any submissions (collectively, "Submissions"), you grant Mangoo and its affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable and fully sublicensable right to (a) use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, distribute, publish, create derivative works from and publicly display and perform such Submissions throughout the world in any media, now known or hereafter devised, for any purpose; and (b) use the name that you submit in connection with such Submission. You acknowledge that Mangoo may choose to provide attribution of your comments or reviews at our discretion. You further grant Mangoo the right to pursue at law any person or entity that violates your or Mangoo's rights in the Submissions by a breach of this Agreement. You acknowledge and agree that Submissions are non-confidential and non-proprietary.

This Website may contain discussion forums, bulletin boards, review services or other forums in which you or third parties may post reviews of product experiences or other content, messages, materials or other items on this Website ("Interactive Areas"). If Mangoo provides such Interactive Areas, you are solely responsible for your use of such Interactive Areas and use them at your own risk. By using any Interactive Areas, you expressly agree not to post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish through this Website any of the following:

a. Any message, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, graphics, code or any other material ("Content") that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable;

b. Content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law;

c. Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party;

d. Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity, including Mangoo;

e. Unsolicited promotions, political campaigning, advertising, contests, raffles, or solicitations;

f. Private information of any third party, including, without limitation, surname (family name) addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers and credit card numbers;

g. Viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files;

h. Content that is unrelated to the topic of the Interactive Area(s) in which such Content is posted; or

i. Content or links to content that, in the sole judgment of Mangoo, (a) violates the previous subsections herein, (b) is objectionable, (c) which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas or this Website, or (d) which may expose Mangoo or its affiliates or its users to any harm or liability of any type.

Mangoo takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any Content posted, stored or uploaded by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage thereto, nor is Mangoo liable for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography or profanity you may encounter. As a provider of interactive services, Mangoo is not liable for any statements, representations or Content provided by its users in any public forum, personal home page or other Interactive Area. Although Mangoo has no obligation to screen, edit or monitor any of the Content posted to or distributed through any Interactive Area, Mangoo reserves the right, and has absolute discretion, to remove, screen, translate or edit without notice any Content posted or stored on this Website at any time and for any reason, or to have such actions performed by third parties on its behalf, and you are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any Content you post or store on this Website at your sole cost and expense.

If it is determined that you retain moral rights (including rights of attribution or integrity) in the Content, you hereby declare that (a) you do not require that any personally identifying information be used in connection with the Content, or any derivative works of or upgrades or updates thereto; (b) you have no objection to the publication, use, modification, deletion and exploitation of the Content by Mangoo or its licensees, successors and assigns; (c) you forever waive and agree not to claim or assert any entitlement to any and all moral rights of an author in any of the Content; and (d) you forever release Mangoo, and its licensees, successors and assigns, from any claims that you could otherwise assert against Mangoo by virtue of any such moral rights.

Any use of the Interactive Areas or other portions of this Website in violation of the foregoing violates the terms of this Agreement and may result in, among other things, termination or suspension of your rights to use the Interactive Areas and/or this Website.


Buying with third party suppliers through Mangoo

Use of Marketplace

Mangoo offers you the ability to search for products with third-party suppliers without leaving the Mangoo site experience. By buying products facilitated by Marketplace, you will become a Mangoo member if you are not one already. As a Mangoo member, you will be able to post product reviews, participate in discussion forums, email Mangoo content to yourself and to others, access and receive members-only newsletters and product content, and enter surveys, contests, or sweepstakes.

By using Marketplace, you acknowledge that you accept the practices described in our Privacy Policy and all of these terms and conditions. In addition, you warrant that you are 18 years of age or older, that you possess the legal authority to enter into this Agreement and use Marketplace and this site in accordance with these terms and conditions, and that all information you supply is true and accurate.

You further agree that you will use Marketplace only to make legitimate product search and/or supplier contacting for you or others for whom you are legally authorized to act. Any false or fraudulent product search and/or supplier contacting is prohibited, and any user who attempts such a product search and/or supplier contacting may have his or her Mangoo membership terminated. If you have a Mangoo account, you will safeguard your account information and will supervise and be completely responsible for any use of your account by anyone other than you.

As a user of this website you understand and agree that (1) neither Mangoo nor its affiliates will have any liability to you or others for any unauthorized transactions made using your password or account and (2) the unauthorized use of your password or account could cause you to incur liability to both Mangoo and other users.

Mango and its affiliates will not interfere with product ratings arbitrarily, but we reserve the right to cancel or not process a product rating because of certain extenuating circumstances, such as when a product is no longer available or when we have reasonable cause to suspect that a product rating may be fraudulent. Mangoo also reserves the right to take steps to verify your identity to process your product rating.


Third-Party Suppliers

Mangoo is not a wholesaler or supplier and does not provide or own logistic services or products. Although Mangoo displays information about products owned by third-party suppliers and facilitates contact with certain suppliers on Marketplace and affiliate sites, such actions do not in any way imply, suggest, or constitute Mangoo's sponsorship or approval of third-party suppliers, or any affiliation between Mango and third-party suppliers. Although Mangoo members may rate and review particular products based on their own experiences, Mangoo does not endorse or recommend the products or services of any third-party suppliers. You agree that Mangoo is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of information it obtains from third-party suppliers and displays on its sites or apps.

Your interactions with third-party suppliers are at your own risk. Mangoo will have no liability with respect to the acts, omissions, errors, representations, warranties, breaches or negligence of any third-party suppliers or for any personal injuries, death, property damage, or other damages or expenses resulting from your interactions with third-party suppliers.

This Website may link you to supplier sites or other websites that Mangoo does not operate or control. For further information, please refer to the “Links to Third-Party Sites” section below.


Liability Disclaimer

Please read this section carefully. This section limits Mangoo's liability to you for issues that may arise in connection with your use of this website. If you do not understand the terms in this section or elsewhere in the agreement, please consult a lawyer for clarification before accessing or using this website.

The information, software, products, and services published on this website may include inaccuracies or errors, including product availability, specifications and pricing errors. Mangoo, its subsidiaries and corporate affiliates (collectively, the "Mangoo group") do not guarantee the accuracy of, and disclaim all liability for, any errors or other inaccuracies relating to the information and description of the products displayed on this website (including, without limitation, the pricing, availability, photographs, general product descriptions, reviews and ratings, etc.). In addition, Mangoo expressly reserves the right to correct any availability and pricing errors on our website.

The Mangoo group makes no representations about the suitability of the information, software, products, and services contained on this website for any purpose, and the inclusion or offering of any products or services on this website does not constitute any endorsement or recommendation of such products or services by the Mangoo  group. All such information, software, products, and services are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. The Mangoo group disclaims all warranties and conditions that this website, its servers or any email sent from the Mangoo group, are free of viruses or other harmful components.

The third-party suppliers providing product information or other services on this website are independent contractors and not agents or employees of the Mangoo group. The Mangoo group is not liable for the acts, errors, omissions, representations, warranties, breaches or negligence of any such suppliers or for any personal injuries, death, property damage, or other damages or expenses resulting therefrom. The Mangoo group has no liability and will make no refund in the event of any causes beyond their direct control, and the Mangoo group has no responsibility for any additional expense, omissions, delays, re-routing or acts of any government or authority.

In no event shall the Mangoo group (or their officers, directors and affiliates) be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of, or in any way connected with, your access to, display of or use of this website or with the delay or inability to access, display or use this website (including, but not limited to, your reliance upon reviews and opinions appearing on this website, any computer viruses, information, software, linked sites, products, and services obtained through this website; or otherwise arising out of the access to, display of or use of this website) whether based on a theory of negligence, contract, tort, strict liability, or otherwise, and even if Mangoo has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

If the Mangoo Group are found liable for any loss or damage that arises out of or is in any way connected with your use of our sites or services, then the Mangoo Group’ liabilities will in no event exceed, in the aggregate, the greater of the transaction fees paid to Mangoo for the transaction(s) on this Website giving rise to the claim.

The limitation of liability reflects the allocation of risk between the parties. The limitations specified in this section will survive and apply even if any limited remedy specified in these terms is found to have failed of its essential purpose. The limitations of liability provided in these terms inure to the benefit of the Mangoo Group.



You agree to defend and indemnify Mangoo and its affiliates and any of their officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any claims, causes of action, demands, recoveries, losses, damages, fines, penalties or other costs or expenses of any kind or nature including but not limited to reasonable legal and accounting fees, brought by third parties as a result of: 

  • your breach of this Agreement or the documents referenced herein;
  • your violation of any law or the rights of a third party; or
  • your use of this Website.


Links to third-party sites

This Website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by parties other than Mangoo. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference only. We do not control such websites and are not responsible for their contents or the privacy or other practices of such websites. Further, it is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever links you select or software you download (whether from this Website or other websites) is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses, defects and other items of a destructive nature. Our inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators. In some cases you may be asked by a third party site to link your profile on Mangoo to a profile on another third party site. Choosing to do so is purely optional, and the decision to allow this information to be linked can be disabled (with the third party site) at any time.


Software available on this website

Unless otherwise specified, the materials on the websites are presented solely to provide information regarding and to promote Mangoo's services, websites, partners and other products in Germany. The Mangoo websites are controlled and operated by Sendea from its offices in Germany. Sendea makes no representation that materials on the Mangoo websites are appropriate or available for use outside of Germany. Those who choose to access the Mangoo website from outside of Germany do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent that local laws are applicable.

Any software that is made available to download from the Mangoo websites ("Software") is the copyrighted work of Sendea, or Sendea affiliates, or other third party software as identified. Your use of such Software is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, if any, which accompanies, or is included with, the Software ("License Agreement"). You may not install or use any Software that is accompanied by or includes a License Agreement unless you first agree to the License Agreement terms. For any Software made available for download on this Website not accompanied by a License Agreement, we hereby grant to you, the user, a limited, personal, nontransferable license to use the Software for viewing and otherwise using this Website in accordance with these terms and conditions and for no other purpose.

Please note that all Software, including, without limitation, all HTML, XML, Java code and Active X controls contained on this Website, is owned by Sendea and/or its affiliates, and is protected by copyright laws and international treaty provisions. Any reproduction or redistribution of the Software is expressly prohibited, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.

Without limiting the foregoing, copying or reproduction of the Software to any other server or location for further reproduction or redistribution is expressly prohibited. The Software is warranted, if at all, only according to the terms of the Licence Agreement.


Copyright and trademark notices

All contents of this Website are: ©Stiftung Solarenergie.Sendea gGmbH ("Sendea"). All rights reserved. Sendea is not responsible for content on websites operated by parties other than Sendea. "Sendea" and its logo is a registered trade mark in Germany, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Sendea or the applicable trademark holder. In addition, the look and feel of this Website, including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts, is the service mark, trademark and/or trade dress of Sendea and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Sendea. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned in this Website are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by Sendea.


Jurisdiction and governing law

This Website is operated by a German entity and this Agreement is governed by the laws of Germany. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in the city of Freiburg i.Br., Germany, and stipulate to the fairness and convenience of proceedings in such courts for all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this Website. You agree that all claims you may have against Mangoo arising from or relating to this Website must be heard and resolved in a court of competent subject matter jurisdiction located in the city of Freiburg i.Br., Germany. Use of this Website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including, without limitation, this paragraph.


Currency converter

Currency rates should be used as guidelines only. Rates are not verified as accurate, and actual rates may vary. Currency quotes may not be updated on a daily basis. The information supplied by this application is believed to be accurate, but Sendea, and/or its affiliates do not warrant or guarantee such accuracy. When using this information for any financial purpose, we advise you to consult a qualified professional to verify the accuracy of the currency rates. We do not authorize the use of this information for any purpose other than your personal use and you are expressly prohibited from the resale, redistribution, and use of this information for commercial purposes.


General provisions

Our performance of this Agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this Agreement limits our right to comply with law enforcement or other governmental or legal requests or requirements relating to your use of this Website or information provided to or gathered by us with respect to such use. To the extent allowed by applicable law, you agree that you will bring any claim or cause of action arising from or relating to your access or use of this Website within two (2) years from the date on which such claim or action arose or accrued or such claim or cause of action will be irrevocably waived.

If any part of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remaining provisions in the Agreement shall continue in effect.

This Agreement (and any other terms and conditions referenced herein) constitutes the entire agreement between you and Sendea with respect to this Website and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between the customer and Sendea with respect to this Website.

Fictitious names of companies, products, people, characters, and/or data mentioned on this Website are not intended to represent any real individual, company, product, or event.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Please note that we may update these terms from time to time, and you are required to abide by the most recent version, so please read this section on occasion. Your visit to Manoog.org indicates that you accept our terms.




For answers to your questions or ways to contact us, you can write to us at:

Stiftung Solarenergie.Sendea gGmbH

Basler Landstrasse 8, 79111 Freiburg



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