These terms were most recently updated March 2021 and they set out the rules associated with use of this website. By using the website, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these terms, then you must not use the website.

Who we are and how to contact us

This website is operated by the Emission Claim Foundation, a foundation formed under Dutch law in accordance with the Act on the Settlement of Mass Damages Claims in Collective Actions (WAMCA), and with its registered office and its principal place of business at Barbara Strozzilaan 101, 1083 HN in Amsterdam (Chamber of Commerce: 81167466 0000) – hereinafter ‘we’, ‘us’, ‘our’ or ‘the Foundation’.

We reserve our rights in all data on this website. Please also note the additional terms set out in our Privacy Policy. If you have any questions about this website or its terms, please email us at [email protected].

Purpose of this website

The purpose of this website is to provide information in respect of the claim filed in the Netherlands by the Amsterdam law firm Kennedy Van der Laan, on behalf of Mercedes diesel owners and lessees across Europe and to provide claimants with the opportunity to register to be kept informed of progress in the claim.

By registering your interest via this website, you confirm that you have the genuine intention of following the claim as a potential class member. You also confirm that you have not formally instructed another lawyer or entity to bring a Mercedes diesel emissions claim for you. Further, you confirm that you are not acting on behalf of other claimants in making a claim similar to this one and you are not in any way affiliated with any of the proposed Defendants, nor will you pass on any information about the claim to the proposed Defendants. You acknowledge that your communications with the Emission Claim Foundation are confidential and you agree to keep them confidential.

Website content

We may change, suspend or withdraw this website, or any part of it, at any time. We are the owners of all rights in this website and information on the website. 

You may not copy, reproduce, distribute, republish or otherwise use material from this website without our prior written permission, except to refer the website to other potential class members.

We make no representations, warranties, guarantees or conditions as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this website.

This website is for information purposes only. Its content is not legal advice and should not be relied upon.

Website links

We may use a link on our website to enable you to visit another website. We make no representation as to the accuracy or any other aspect of information contained on other websites. Although we look to include only quality, safe, relevant and accurate external links, we cannot guarantee or verify the content of externally linked websites and have no control over that content.

You should note that you click on external links at your own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Changes to these terms

These terms may be subject to change from time to time. We will update this page with any changes to our terms. Please refer back to this page frequently to see any updates to our terms.

Governing law

These terms and conditions are governed by Dutch law and by using this website you agree with us to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in the Netherlands.