Terms of use

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

All information on the Slovenian Business Point portal is, unless explicitly stated otherwise, public information. All information included or accessible from this website is subject to change at any time without notice.

Although we work with the utmost care in collecting the information that we post on the Slovenian business point portal and keep it accurate and up to date, our criminal and civil liability for factual and legal errors on the information is completely excluded and we are not liable for any direct or indirect damage or inconvenience to the user because of the use of any incorrect or inaccurate information found on the portal.

Documents published on our websites do not necessarily cover and accurately reproduce the official text of an individual document. Our criminal and civil liability for errors in the text is completely excluded and we are not liable for any direct or indirect damage or inconvenience that the user may incur because of the use of any incorrect text.
If you make an important or even irreversible decision based on the information published on our pages, we recommend that the user check the data with the competent authority or in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia.

In any case, we are not liable to any user for any direct or indirect damage or inconvenience (loss of profit, business risk, loss of software or other data equipment) that could result from technical problems or inability to use the Slovenian Business Point portal or links located on the website.

The content of the disclaimer may be changed at any time without prior notice and consent of the users.

General terms of use Slovenian Business Point portal

A. INTRODUCTORY PROVISION

Article 1

(1) These general terms and conditions relate to the use of the Slovenian business point portal and together with the users instructions for citizens and the applicable regulations of the Republic of Slovenia define the rights and obligations of users. The portal is the property of the Ministry of Public Administration (hereinafter referred to as the author). The author fully disposes of the portal and makes the portal available to users (licence for use) under the conditions set out in these General Terms of Use, in accordance with the instructions for use of the portal and any agreements concluded with the users of the portal. The General Terms and Conditions apply to all users who use this portal in any way.

(2) Users undertake to use the portal exclusively for the purpose for which it was established and only in the foreseen manner. Any attempt or use of the portal contrary of the general terms of use or attempted or misuse of the portal may result in the user being excluded from the portal or prohibiting the use of the portal. Such attempt or abuse by a user or a third party may also be considered a criminal offence.

(3) Slovenian Business Point portal and all its integral parts are copyright works protected by the Copyright Act and international agreements on copyright as well as regulations in the field of intellectual property protection. The portal or parts of it may not be used beyond the provisions of these General Terms of Use. The use of the portal in breach of these General Terms of Use constitutes a violation of copyright and, as such, gives rise to an infringement of the liability of the Agency in accordance with the applicable regulations.

PRESUMPTION OF KNOWLEDGE OF THE GENERAL CONDITIONS

Article 2

(1) These general terms and conditions are publicly available on the Slovenian Business Point portal (area Terms of use). In addition, each application for registration, an application for a change of data and an application for the deletion of a company or entrepreneur from the Slovenian Business Register and other services of the portal will be referred to explicitly or indirectly by mentioning the use of the portal. Therefore, the user using this portal shall be deemed to be aware of and fully accept these general terms and conditions before being identified in the portal.

COMMITMENT TO DECLARED DATA AND USE OF LAW

Article 3

(1) If the rules are not laid down in these General Terms and Conditions, the applicable rules of the e-Commerce and Electronic Signature Act, the Administrative Procedure Act and the Rules of the Code of Obligations shall be applied.

(2) Communications between the parties on the portal are carried out electronically and outside the portal by telephone or in person at SPOT and notarial offices and have the same effect from the point of view of the applicable legislation as they would have been carried out in writing. Any information related to the registration process sent to the portal (in which case the sender is unambiguous) shall be deemed to have been signed in manuscript by the sender.

(3) Any user can access the data entered to the portal at any time. Revisions and changes to data are only possible under the conditions set out in these General Terms and Conditions.

B. MEANING OF THE TERMS

Article 4

(1) Individual terms in the General Terms of Use of the Slovenian Business Point portal, which have the following meaning:

  • Slovenian Business Point portal is a portal for business entities,
  • the user is every customer who enters and communicates with the Slovenian Business Point portal,
  • the portal administrator is a company that ensures the smooth operation of the portal and grants rights to users,
  • portal customers are users, portal administrators and other persons who enter and communicate with the Slovenian Business Point portal.

(2) The portal refreshes the data according to the principle of the time of receipt of the individual data (data that first arrive in the portal in time are processed as the first, etc.).

(3) The local time set in the portal is considered as the official time at which any deadlines run.

C. METHOD OF THE USE OF THE SLOVENIAN BUSINESS POINT PORTAL

ENTRY AND EXIT FROM THE PORTAL

Article 5

(1) Every user accesses the portal via a secure connection to ensure that privacy and personal data are protected. All communication between the individual user and the portal is encrypted. Applications submitted by a future entrepreneur through the portal must be digitally signed, so the use of a qualified digital certificate is mandatory. In accordance with the e-Commerce and Electronic Signature Act, an electronic signature is equal to a handwritten signature.

(2) Each user is identified in the service part of the portal by means of a password received at the time of the first login. The password uniquely specifies the user. The user identified by the relevant password shall be deemed to be the person to whom it is issued and the data provided are complete and accurate. A breach of this provision shall be sanctioned in accordance with Article 6.

(3) Each user must carefully store the identification elements and must not pass them on to third parties for use or consultation, and shall be liable for any damage caused, either directly or indirectly, by third-party unauthorised persons using his access to these websites. In case of suspicion of disclosure of identification elements, the user must change his password and notify the administrator if he/she considers that the disclosure has caused any harm.

(4) The user ends the use of the portal by pressing the corresponding button in the browser.

D. USE OF THE PORTAL BY THE USER

Article 6

(1) By entering the website of the Slovenian Business Point portal, the user undertakes to use these websites in a lawful manner. The user shall not:

  • use these websites to engage in unlawful conduct or encourage a third party to do so,
  • submit or download to these websites any discriminatory, shameful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or otherwise illegal content,
  • use these websites for phishing,
  • to send to these websites such content containing computer viruses, Trojan horses or other similar computer code, files or programs that could alter, damage, or disrupt the functionality of those websites, software, computer hardware or any third party accessing those websites,
  • send to these websites, transmit by e-mail or otherwise: download content for which it has no legal basis to download,
  • change, damage or delete any content submitted or contained on these websites,
  • deliberately disrupt or interrupt the normal flow of communications in any direction between users and these websites,
  • refer to a business relationship or represent any business entity or other organization for which it does not have the authority to have such a business relationship or representation,
  • submit or download unsolicited advertising, promotional or similar harassing content,
  • submit content that constitutes an infringement or infringement of third parties intellectual property rights,
  • collect or store personal information about other persons from these websites.

(2) Due to a violation of these Terms of Use and the Rules of Use or any other illegal or harmful conduct, the Ministry of Public Administration or the Portal Administrator may, at its sole discretion, terminate or suspend access to and use of these websites to an individual user without prior notice. In the event of cancellation, the user will no longer be authorised to access the website area for logged users. The Ministry of Public Administration will use all necessary means or measures to implement this termination.

E. PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA

Article 7

(1) All data provided by the user will be unconditionally protected in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act (ZVOP-1, Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia, 94/2007-UPB1).

(2) Under no circumstances the administrator of the portal will not use the data transmitted without the users consent, transmit it in any way or place it for use by third parties or institutions, except when justified by the purpose of the portal and in the cases specified by law.

(3) The user may at any time verify, change, or delete personal data transmitted at the time of registration or later in accordance with the procedure described in the users instructions.

(4) As regards the detailed arrangements for the protection of personal data, the provisions on the protection of personal data on the National Portal of the Republic of Slovenia shall apply.

F. HIGHER FORCE

Article 8

(1) Force majeure is understood by all unforeseen and unexpected events that occur independently of the will of the parties and which the users or administrators could not predict and in any way affect the operation of the Slovenian Business Point Portal.

(2) In the event of force majeure, the portal administrator shall inform all users electronically or otherwise as soon as possible. In the event of any influence by force majeure on the information given, they shall be considered as unsubmitted.

(3) None of the parties shall be liable for failure to fulfil any of its obligations or for causing damage for reasons beyond its control.

G. FAILURE OF THE PORTAL OR INDIVIDUAL FUNCTIONS OF THE PORTAL

Article 9

(1) The author of the portal, through the administrator, ensures that the portal will work smoothly. As it is a complex portal, it is not possible to completely exclude the possibility of errors in the functioning of the portal, both in hardware and software. In the event of a failure of the portal, the portal administrator will take care of the shortest possible downtime and do his best to restore the functional status of the portal as soon as possible.

(2) The author and administrator of the portal are responsible for intentional conduct or gross negligence, which would result in a failure of the portal in accordance with the applicable legislation.

(3) The author of the portal or the owner and administrator assumes no liability for indirect damage (including business damage, loss of profit, interruption of operations, loss of data) caused by or from the use of the portal.

(4) The portal administrator shall maintain the portal. Due to the correction of errors and maintenance of the portal, it may be subject to periodic planned interruptions of operation, which will be carried out at a time when the portals services will not be provided (usually on non working hours and the night). Users will, as a rule, be informed of planned interruptions at least two days before the interruption.

H. FINAL PROVISIONS

Artcile 10

(1) These General Terms and Conditions enter into force on the day of their publication on the website. Any amendment (change) to the General Terms and Conditions shall take effect 10 days after their publication.

(2) The SPOT portal is the property of the author - Ministry of Public Administration. The author of the portal does not check the data entered (except those that are automatically checked by the portal as indicated in the instructions for citizens) — the portal is automated, so it has no influence on the behaviour of individual users of the portal, nor is it responsible for the data entered by the user.

(3) Unless otherwise specified, the more specific provision applies before a more general provision.

(4) Users of the portal will try to resolve any potential disputes and unclearness related to the use of this portal in a consensual manner. If agreement between the parties would not be possible, disputes arising from the use of the portal shall be decided by the competent court in Ljubljana under Slovenian law.

Last modified:
21. 10. 2021