Terms of Use

1. Conditions for use of the website and related services.

1.1 The website www.laptimeclub.com (hereinafter the “Website”) is produced and managed by Magneti Marelli S.p.A. Powertrain Business Line – Motorsport Division (hereinafter “Magneti Marelli Motorsport”) with registered office at Viale Aldo Borletti 61/63, 20011 Corbetta (Milan), Italy.

1.2 The Website offers users the opportunity to take advantage of a range of services including publication of comments, ideas, presentations, suggestions, materials or any other information (hereinafter, “Idea” or “Ideas”) related to Magneti Marelli Motorsport products or projects on discussion forums or other modes of communication (hereinafter, the “Services”).

1.3 Access to and use of the Website and Services by the user, including mere consultation, downloads, uploads, postings or mailings of Ideas, content or other material, either as a registered user or as an unregistered visitor, are subject to the terms and conditions of this agreement (hereinafter, the “Conditions of Use”) and to the Privacy Policy, which form a legal and binding agreement between the user and Magneti Marelli Motorsport.

1.4 Access to and use in any way of the Website and Services by the user shall require acceptance of these Conditions of Use. Users who do not intend to accept the Conditions of Use are not authorized to access, download, upload, post to or make any other use of the Website and Services.

1.5 Magneti Marelli Motorsport reserves the right to amend the Conditions of Use at any time and at its discretion. In the event such amendments are made, Magneti Marelli Motorsport will make the updated version of the Conditions of Use of the Website available. Use of the Website and Services following such amendments will constitute acceptance by the user of the updated Conditions of Use. Users are invited to check periodically to see whether changes have been made to the Conditions of Use.

1.6 In case of doubt, users may contact Magneti Marelli Motorsport at the following link: Contact Form.

2. Registration and management of the account.

2.1 Registration of users on the Website will enable them, after being authenticated through their access credentials (“user name” and “password”), to use the Services provided on the Website.

2.2 At the time of registering to open an account, users agree to supply true, accurate, current and complete data. Users are allowed to upload a picture, which may also be personal photograph.

2.3 By deciding to register, users express their consent to the collection and use of the data supplied, including pictures and photographs, which will be used in accordance with the terms of the Privacy Policy and with regard to applicable Italian law, until registration with the Website is revoked. The data provided by users at the time of registration will be used by Magneti Marelli Motorsport to furnish such Services of the Website as they request. By checking the specific tick boxes on the registration form, users give their free, express and specific consent to the use of their data in accordance with the purposes indicated in each box.

2.4 If the user provides, or Magneti Marelli Motorsport deems it reasonable to suppose that the user has provided, false, outdated, inaccurate or incomplete data, Magneti Marelli reserves the right to suspend or cancel the user’s account and to take appropriate measures against the user for possible damage or prejudice deriving from such information.

2.5 Magneti Marelli Motorsport prohibits posting user content containing personal or confidential information, including telephone numbers, e-mail or street addresses, user account, passwords and financial information, with the exception of personal information transmitted by the user for the purpose of registering and opening an account or for completion of the “user profile”.

2.6 Users acknowledge and accept sole responsibility for their activities occurring on and via their website accounts.

2.7 Magneti Marelli Motorsport does not exercise any control or accept any liability with regard to the truth, accuracy, legitimacy or security of the Ideas or other materials publish or in any case shared by the users on the Website or through the Services.

2.8 Users are responsible for keeping their account secure and may not share the access credentials or other information regarding their account. Magneti Marelli Motorsport is not responsible for any prejudice suffered by users due to access to their accounts by other users or third parties.

2.9 At any time, users may request cancellation of their registration, by following the link inserted in the user profile page. Users understand that cancellation of their account does not also imply cancellation of the Ideas and other materials published by them or otherwise published on the Website, as these will not be remove

2.10 In order to ensure the success of the accounts and facilitate the service provided by Magneti Marelli Motorsport, whenever users have to send a communication via e-mail, they shall only be able to use the e-mail address indicated in their registration on the Website. Magneti Marelli Motorsport reserves the right to block any e-mail address.


3. Uploading Ideas by users: Liabilities

3.1 Users upload Ideas voluntarily and without reservation, at no charge and without creating any bond or obligation on the part of Magneti Marelli Motorsport.

3.2 Users must declare that they are aware and accept that the publication and communication by any means of Ideas or other material on the Website means making them public and that therefore such Ideas and material will not be treated as restricted or confidential by Magneti Marelli Motorsport.

3.3 Magneti Marelli reserves the right to publish and disclose the Ideas communicated, disclosed or made available by any means by the users on the Website, at no cost and without any limitation whatsoever.

3.4 Magneti Marelli Motorsport reserves the right to reproduce, alter, adapt, develop, implement or use the Ideas without any limitation and without owing the users any payment or other kind of compensation.

3.5. Magneti Marelli Motorsport does not accept any commitment toward the users with regard to the publication of Ideas and information on the Website.

Magneti Marelli Motorsport also has no obligation to develop the Ideas submitted by the users, which can be rejected without question and without the need to provide justification of any kind.

3.6. Users acknowledge and accept that Magneti Marelli Motorsport, directly or indirectly, may already be developing an Idea that is similar or identical to any Idea proposed by a user via the Website.

3.7. Users acknowledge and accept that Magneti Marelli Motorsport has the right, at its complete discretion and without any obligation of information to the users, to:

  1. Reproduce and disclose
  2. transfer and distribute via computers and networks
  3. alter, adapt, organize, improve, correct, translate, wholly or in part

the Ideas and any other material published, communicated or disclosed by users, with any means, on the Website.

3.8. Users grant Magneti Marelli Motorsport, and the companies in its group, affiliates, associates or subsidiaries, as well as its assigns, a perpetual, irrevocable, non exclusive and free license, with the right to sub-license, to any right that may exist in relation to the Ideas or other materials provided by the users without restriction of any kind and without providing any kind of compensation whatsoever.

3.9. Users guarantee that any Idea they propose, disclose or publish by any means on the Website is in their legitimate possession, does not conflict with any mandatory rules of law and does not violate any copyrights, trademarks, distinctive signs, patents, utility models or any other third party rights. It is in any case explicitly prohibited to use the Services to violate, directly or indirectly, any of the laws in force in Italy or any other country. Therefore, users are solely liable for any claims made by third parties with regard to the Ideas proposed and for any violation of industrial and intellectual property rights as well as for the violation of any other applicable provision in force, and in any case for the violation of any rights of third parties. In particular, users shall not reproduce the content of other websites on the Website or through the Services.

3.10. Magneti Marelli Motorsport will not be liable in any way for any damage or prejudice that the users may suffer as a result of access, interconnection, downloading, using or inability to use material of any kind, including computer programs, from the Website or through the Services.

4 – Restrictions on use of the Service

4.1. All information and content published on the Website, and any other website owned or controlled by Magneti Marelli Motorsport or any of the companies connected, affiliated or associated with the same (collectively the “Materials”), including trademarks, logos, software, text and graphics, shall not be reproduced or distributed, republished, uploaded, sent or transmitted in any way and for any reason except as otherwise permitted by Magneti Marelli Motorsport.

4.2. It is also prohibited:

  • to use the Website or Services available for business purposes;
  • to use the Website to send and/or introduce harassing, offensive, or inappropriate material or material of a religious and/or political nature;
  • to send and/or introduce to the Website information, data, text, files, links, software or other materials that Magneti Marelli Motorsport considers illegal, dangerous, threatening, abusive, harassing, slanderous, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, racist or in any case injurious to relations with other parties, customers or suppliers;
  • to act in such a way as to negatively affect the activity of other participants, including attempting to access the accounts of others without authorization by hacking or other illicit methods;
  • to send marketing communications, spam, advertising, the transmission or connection to any unrequested advertising, promotional material or any other form of soliciting or commercial content;
  • to perform or promote any activity that violates any local, state, national or international law including but not limited to the laws in force during the use or access to the Website;
  • to send or transmit software of any kind including viruses, spyware or any other form of executable file;
  • to evade, remove, disable, damage or in any case interfere in any way with the measures taken (i) for the protection of the security of the Website and Services and their regular performance and (ii) to limit the use of the Website or Services;
  • to make changes in the Website or Services.

4.3 In case of violation of the provisions of this article 4, Magneti Marelli Motorsport reserves the right to suspend or cancel any user’s account.

5 – Industrial and Intellectual Property rights

5.1. Unless indicated otherwise, the content present and uploaded on the Website (text, images, sounds, films, graphics, trademarks, logos, etc.) are the exclusive property of Magneti Marelli Motorsport or companies in the Magneti Marelli group and/or third parties and are protected by the legislation in force on the subject of copyright protection, law no. 633/1941 and subsequent amendments and additions (“Copyright Law”), and the provisions of the Industrial Property code.

5.2. Reproduction, communication or otherwise making available to the public, rental and lending, public performance – even partial – and disclosure of the content provided as part of the Magneti Marelli Motorsport Website without the owner’s consent is forbidden. The sanctions provided by articles 171, 171-bis, 171-ter, 174-bis and 174-ter of the Copyright Law and provisions of the Industrial Property code are applicable in such cases.

6 – Links or other connections to other websites

If the Website, the Services or other users publish or provide in any way links, banners or other elements connecting to other websites over which Magneti Marelli Motorsport has no control, Magneti Marelli Motorsport does not provide any declaration or guarantee, explicit or implicit, with regard to the content of those websites and shall not be liable in any way for any damage or prejudice that users may endure from the website or linked resource, and in particular, merely by way of example (i) of the availability of the website or linked material, (ii) of the content or other material present or in any case made available by the website or linked resources, including if they are erroneous, false, slanderous, obscene, illegal or otherwise prejudicial, or (iii) of the inadequacy of the privacy policy of such third party websites.

7. Applicable law and competent court

7.1 These Conditions of Use are regulated by Italian law, without regard to its rules on conflict of laws.

7.2 Any dispute that may arise or refer to these Conditions of Use, including any question regarding the existence, application, validity or cessation of legal relations established by these Conditions of Use, which cannot be settled amicably, shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Court of Milan, Italy.

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