Terms of Service

1. Scope

Use of this internet platform is based on these Terms of Service. is entitled to amend these Terms of Service. The user will be notified and will be asked to confirm the new Terms of Service.

2. Contract object and conditions of use is not a broker, but more a platform for communication regarding the rental of offices and work spaces. There is no guarantee for any of the given functions. reserves the right to change features of the site or adjust them.

3. Registration / User account

3.1 The use of rent-o-room is not permitted to minors or other persons of limited legal capacity.

3.2 The use of rent-o-room requires the registration of the user with all needed mandatory data. By registering, a contract is closed between the user and empulse GmbH.

3.3 The user is obliged to truthfully and completely specify the data collected during registration. If there is a change of data after registration, the user has to update his information in his user account immediately or - if this is not possible - immediately notify the operator. By registering, the user consents to the Terms of Service of rent-o-room and assures that it is not excluded under Paragraph 2.1 of the Terms of Service.

3.4 empulse GmbH reserves the right to decline a registration with no reasons.

3.5 If the registration is not declined by empulse GmbH the user will receive an confirmation email. Upon receipt of the confirmation mail there is a valid user agreement between empulse GmbH and the user.

3.6 When registering, the user specifies a user name and a password (below called " access data ") in the context of the technical possibilities. Disallowed usernames are names that violates third-party rights or trademark rights or names that are otherwise unlawful or contrary to good morals. The user has to keep the access data secret and protected from access by unauthorized third parties. If the user lost his access data or he suspects that his credentials are used by a third party, he shall inform the operator immediately.

3.7 The operator shall be entitled to immediatly block the user account in case..

1.     the user gave false information during the registration process,

2.     in case of loss or suspected misuse of the access data by a third party,

3.     if the user has violated the Terms of Services of rent-o-room,

4.     or in case of another important reason.

In the case of blocking of the user account it is prohibited to the user to re-register at rent-o-room without prior consent of empulse GmbH.

4. Privacy

For the use of the contents of rent-o-room a registration and thus the collection of personal data (e.g. name, address or email addresses) is required. By using the Website, the user declares his consent to the collection, processing and use of personal data. Stored data or information of any kind will be treated by the empulse GmbH strictly confidential and in accordance with the applicable provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).

5. Database access in rent-o-room

The operator provides the user with a database access based on a user interface for obtaining information and for object retrieval. The operator may prohibit the use of database access or exclude individual users of the platform. A legal claim on the database access does not exist.

6. Disclaimer

The use of the website is at the own risk of the user. The operator assumes no liability for the safe, error-free and uninterrupted functioning of the website. To provide a continuously updated list of deals available, there may be occasional delays or non-functioning of the website. The operator assumes no responsibility for lost user data. Despite carefully prepared contents, the operator can not take any responsibility for the accuracy, currency and completeness of the contents. After the general laws empulse GmbH is responsible for its own content on the website, but is not required to:

1.     monitor transmitted and stored information of the users on the rent-o-room website, or to investigate circumstances that indicate illegal activity,

2.     check false contact information, as well as submitted and stored data, in relation to truthfulness.

The operator agrees in becoming aware of infringing content, and content against decency, morality and common decency on, to remove them immediately.

For the accuracy of the information about the offered office space and conference rooms, the offering user is responsible. He is committed to provide correct information about the size, location, facilities and all other relevant characteristics.

The operator is not liable for damages caused by the tenant in the premises of the owner, nor for the absence of warranted characteristics of the provider.

The operator is not liable for damages of any kind arising from the fact that a party fails to provide the agreed service.

In addition, the operator is not liable for any damage to hardware or software, which occur during the use of the Website or could be caused by third parties.

7. Commercial use

The user may not copy, reproduce, imitate, sell, resell or exploit the services or any part thereof, their use of or access to services for any commercial purposes of any kind. It is also recognized that room owners possibly publish protected material on our website.

8. Copyrights

All rights (copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights) to the database works, the database and the given content, data, images and other elements belong exclusively to the empulse GmbH; any rights of the content posted by the room owner remain unaffected. The room owner agrees to only upload photos to rent-o-room, which he may use without restrictions and with no rights of third parties affected. The photographs must not be misleading and must reflect the actual condition of the space offered. is always ready to respect the copyrights of others, if necessary to obtain a license or to use self-created works. The provider on guarantees that the pictures of his office or conference rooms do not infringe any third party copyrights.

9. Changes and additions to the Terms of Service

empulse GmbH reserves the right to change or supplement the terms and conditions in the future. The terms and conditions found in the currently valid version apply to all services. This also applies to such services, which have been used in the past.

10. Severability

If any provisions of this Agreement be or become invalid or should a gap be ascertained in the contract, so the validity of the remaining provisions shall not be affected. In place of the invalid provision or to fill the gap to an appropriate provision which comes closest possible extent, what the parties would have intended the meaning and purpose of this Agreement presumably.

11. Liability for Links

The website contains links to third party websites on whose contents the operator has no control. The operator is not responsible for their content. The respective provider or operator is always responsible for the contents of any linked site.

12. Applicable law, place of jurisdiction, entry into force

German law applies exclusively to the contractual relationship. The court of jurisdiction is Cologne. These terms and conditions apply from 01 January of 2010.