Terms and Conditions

We welcome you on the website www.tissueagora.com (hereinafter referred as “Tissue Agorà” or “Community”).

Pulsar Srl (hereinafter referred as “Pulsar” provides all the services and products concerning the website (“Service/s”). Pulsar’s registered office is located in via Marino Serenari 29, 40013 Castel Maggiore (BO) – Italy.


We shall remind you the use of all Services provided by the website implies the acceptance of the present General Terms and Conditions of Use (“Conditions”). Please read carefully the following statements.




For the purpose of this Agreement, “User/s” are any natural or legal person, including individuals, professional studios, companies or associations.

1) Purposes and services offered

1.1 Tissue Agorà is a web portal dedicated to professionals of the paper converting industry. It is a Community of Users belonging to the tissue paper industry.

Sharing information and expertise, seeking solutions to one’s own needs concerning the tissue industry represent the main key points of this web portal.


1.2 The mere display of the website’s different sections does not involve any registration procedure.

In order to fully exploit the Services of the “Industry Reference Guide” section, to be able to interact in the “Question & Answer” section and to use the PLS Software, Users have to login. They shall follow an accreditation procedure with username and password to create an account. The access to some features or services relating to the different sections of the web portal may only take place after the payment of a fee. Such Services shall be enabled only after the registration procedure and shall be valid until their expiration-date. Depending on the intentions and the needs of the User, the registration procedure may be both free of charge or require the payment of a fee. During the registration process, the User will be asked to fill in personal data, to flag specific categories, in order to specifically exploit the potentialities of the website, according to the selected category.


1.3 The registration process, both free of charge or requiring the payment of a fee, has a validity of one year. At the end of the period, the User will be contacted via email for the renewal of the license.


1.4 The registered user may also access, after the acceptance of the License agreement’s terms and conditions, the PLS (acronym of “Plant Layout Simulator”) software free demo version, powerful calculator based on a sophisticated mathematic algorithm, aimed at analyzing and checking the characteristics/performances of converting lines. Remote access and use of the complete version of the software implies the payment of an additional fee to Pulsar. Please consult the Software Terms and Conditions of use on the dedicated page.  


1.5 It is recalled that the use of the different parts of the website, following the registration process, is permitted to users over 18 years of age or otherwise users who have reached the age of majority in accordance with the laws of the Country concerned.


2) Account


2.1 The user is solely responsible for the security and confidentiality of his/her password. The same password should not be used for third-party applications. In the event that the User becomes aware of an illegal and unauthorized use of his/her account or any other violations of data-protection, he/she undertakes to inform Pulsar. The User may not transfer to third parties his/her account without the prior written consent of Pulsar and can not create any other account without Pulsar’s permission, if the original account is disabled.


2.2 The User can terminate his/her account at any time.


3) How to use Tissue Agorà


3.1 The use of the Community implies the prohibition of:


1)      Publishing any unsolicited commercial communication, such as spam

2)      Uploading online any child abuse, defamatory or discriminatory material or incitement to racial hatred and violence

3)      Spreading audio-video content, schemes, models and news subject to industrial property rights and copyright, violating the legitimate rights of right holders

4)      Creating a fake profile

5)      Performing deceptive, fraudulent or unfair practices

6)      Uploading viruses or other malwares and violating or attempting to violate the security of the website

7)      Causing harm, disturbances and apprehension

8)      Collecting login information belonging to other users or logging in with others’ account without authorization

9)      Mobbing and stalking

10)   Causing or threatening to cause with one’s behavior interruptions, damages or malfunctions to the services offered and their functionalities


3.2 The User is the only responsible for any contribution, modification and re-use of the materials. For this reason, Pulsar does not ensure the accuracy, the veracity or the reliability of any content shared by the community. Pulsarexcludes the responsibility or reliability of any kind for the users’ online and offline conducts, for the contents and the information they publish, share and transmit on Tissue Agorà.


3.3 The User grants Pulsar a non-exclusive license for any content posted on the community. Such license ends at the time when the account or the contents will be deleted, excluding the possibility that third parties, not willing to delete them, have shared the above-mentioned contents.


3.4 Usually, Pulsar does not supervise or modify the content of the different sections of the community. On the contrary, in case of infringement of the aforementioned prohibitions, the applicable provisions of the law Pulsar reserves the right, at its own unfettered discretion and without any duty of justification, to remove the illegal content from the user account or, in the most serious cases, to temporarily block the account in question.

In the event of repeated infringements, Pulsar may close the account and exclude the possibility of new registrations. The infringement of some of the previous conditions shall be subject to civil or criminal liability. In such cases, Pulsar may involve and cooperate with the law enforcement authorities to prosecute the Users, responsible for the previous violations.


3.5.1 Concerning the account closing described in point 2.2, all amounts due and/or paid by the parties before the termination of the contract, shall remain payable following a possible termination of the agreement.


3.5.2 In the event of content removal or account closure described in point 3.4, Pulsar’s liability shall not exceed the credit relating to the days remaining until the expiry of the registration and, in any case, shall not exceed the total value of the service concerning a period of twelve (12) months.


3.6 For the cases described in points 2.2 and 3.4 relating to the account closure, these Terms and Conditions shall not be valid and effective, except sections 3, 4, 5, 6, 8.


4) Payment


4.1 To use the services requiring the payment of a fee, the User shall accept the payment of fees and commissions in euros (€), according to the exchange rate of the day of the subscription, and the payment of all applicable taxes.


The non-payment represents an impediment for the use of the abovementioned Services. Moreover, the User accepts that Pulsar stores the methods of payment chosen for the possible renewal of the services. The invoice will be sent to the provided e-mail address.


4.2 The activation of the Service shall be performed within (3) days starting from the date of the collection of the fee.

5) Advertising

The advertisers, who, after the implementation of a regular contact, bought spaces or pages to publish advertisements, shall be subject to the following additional terms and conditions:


5.1 The adverts shall not include contents, which violate third parties’ rights, including copyright, trademarks, privacy or any other personal or proprietary right. The adverts shall not contain any misleading, deceptive, fraudulent, illicit, discriminatory or forbidden statement and content. It is permitted to use the information directly obtained by Users, provided that the Users shall be clearly informed and give their explicit consent, in strict compliance with laws and regulations in force.


5.2 All the parts of the adverts, included texts, pictures or other multimedia support, shall be relevant and adapt to the product or service offered and to the audience, which views the adverts. The adverts shall be accurate and represent clearly the company, the product, the service or the trademark subject of the advertisement. The products or services promoted in the text of the adverts shall be clearly represented in the target page and the destination website will not contain forbidden links, products or services. Furthermore, the adverts shall not suggest a false correlation with general offers.


5.3 The adverts having as their object goods and services with legal restrictions (such as alcohol and gambling) shall respect laws and regulations in force.


5.4 The advertisers are responsible for the accuracy, legality, veracity and compliance to the laws and regulations in force, relating to the information and the contents included in the adverts. Pulsar excludes any and all warranties of any kind whatsoever with regard to the aforementioned information and contents.


5.5 Pulsar undertakes to show the advertisement to the audience specified by the advertiser, but shall not vouch for addressing the desired audience with the same advertisement.


5.6 Each advertiser may withdraw from the contract at any time in writing. Any amount due before the withdrawal shall remain payable after a possible withdrawal.


5.7 Pulsar reserves the right to deny, approve and remove any advertisement for any reason, including the adverts that negatively affect or contrast the Community. The violation of these Terms entails the removal of the advertisement.


5.8 In the cases laid down in point 5.7 above, Pulsar’s liability shall not be higher than the value of the abovementioned advertisement or the days remaining to the expiration of the contract. In any case, it shall not exceed the value of the Service provided for a period of twelve (12) months.


5.9 Such additional terms may be modified at any time. Users are kindly invited to devote particular attention to the possible changes.


6) Liability

6.1 Pulsar undertakes to keep Tissue Agorà reliable, active and correct. However, it shall not be guaranteed the Services may be occasionally suspended or temporarily restricted to perform the necessary maintenance, repair or upgrade with new services and products. Pulsar declines any liability for the failure, the inability to access or the poor use of the web site www.tissueagora.com, due to inadequate equipment, network disturbance or problems of the Internet service provider or any other reason.


6.2 The User accepts to join the Community at his/her own risk. Tissue Agorà is provided “as is” and any implicit or explicit warranty, including any warranty of merchantability or suitability for a particular purpose, is disclaimed. Pulsar shall not be responsible for any direct, indirect or consequential damage and for any loss of profits, incomes or data resulting from the use, misuse or inability to use the website and its related services, even if Pulsar has been informed of the possibility of such loss or damages. In addition, Pulsar has no obligation to verify the veracity and the accuracy of the Users’ identity and their use of the Community. Pulsar refuses, therefore, any form of liability for identity fraud or any other illicit use of people’s identity.

6.3 The User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Pulsar from and against any loss, cost, expense or damage, especially including but not limited to lawyers’ charges, resulting from the non-observance of the present Terms and Conditions. The User agrees to indemnify also the damages due to an improper, incorrect, illicit and elusive use of third’s rights and the regulations in use.


6.4 In any case, Pulsar’s liability shall not exceed the residual credit and shall not be higher than the overall value of the Service provided for a period of twelve (12) months.


6.5 The laws and regulations of some Countries, States or Jurisdictions do not allow some of the abovementioned limitations of liability. In these cases, such limitations shall not be effective, in whole or in part, and other rights will be granted to the User. Under no circumstances, Pulsar limits or excludes its liability for death or personal injury caused by personal negligence or either by intent or gross negligence.


7) Privacy

The user is kindly invited to consult the Privacy page to understand how Pulsar collects personal data, contents and users’ information.


8) Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

8.1 These Terms of Use are governed by Italian Law. Any possible future dispute concerning the present terms and conditions, including the conditions relating to the validity, interpretation and execution of the present Terms shall be settled by simple and informal arbitration, in accordance with the Rules of the Arbitration Chamber of the Bologna Chamber of Commerce. The tribunal shall consist of three (3) arbitrators appointed in accordance with the said Rules, which both parties declare to know and expressly accept. The arbitrators shall decide in accordance with the Law, the parties recognize the arbitrators’ decision as expression of their wishes.


8.2 These Terms and Conditions are written in Italian. In case of discrepancies with other versions translated into the other languages of the portal, the Italian version will prevail.


9) Modification of Terms and Conditions

Pulsar reserves the right to modify these Terms and Conditions at any time, in order to provide increasingly better Services and comply with the new laws. If any of the Terms contained in this Agreement should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, they shall not affect the validity and the effectiveness of the other Terms.