ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE
The Association may restrict access to the Website in whole or in part from time to time, or discontinue its operation indefinitely. The Association reserves the right to suspend the operation of this Website for the purpose of updating it, upgrading the software or improving the security settings.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
The content of this Website in its entirety, including texts, graphics, images, logos, photos, drawings, videos etc. (the “Content”), constitutes intellectual property of the Association and is protected under applicable national, European Community and international laws or is included in the Website with the Owner’s permission.
Commercial use of Content images is not allowed, as they may constitute intellectual property of third parties. If an image is selected, the use of which requires acknowledgement of the photographer, the user must refer to the photographer’s name in each publication of the specific image.
All other products and services, which are referred to on the Website’s pages and are accompanied by logos of organisations, companies, associate entities, associations or publishers constitute intellectual or industrial property thereof and the entities in question are responsible for them.
It is reminded that users wishing to post any content via the Website must obtain all necessary licenses and rights of use from the holder of rights to such content.
Any distribution, modification, copying (other than as provided above), transmission, display, reuse, reproduction, publication, licensing, creation of derivative works, transfer, sale or other use of the Content is prohibited without prior written permission of the Association.
All personal data (e.g. name, address, telephone number, email address) provided by the user to the Website by email or otherwise, will be processed as set out in the Privacy Notice. Any other communication and material transmitted by the user to the Website, such as questions, comments, suggestions, will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary.
The content of this Website is provided “as is” without any explicit or implied warranty including, but not limited to, suitability, fitness for a specific purpose, marketability, completeness, accuracy or non-infringement.
The Content of Website may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. The Website may be modified at any time and without prior notice. The Association, however, is under no obligation to update the information contained in the Website on a regular basis. The Association does not warrant that the Website’s operation will be uninterrupted and/or error-free, that defects and errors will be rectified from time to time, or that it is compatible with the user’s computer, hardware and software, that the Website is safe, that the Website’s server is free of any viruses or other malware.
We do not warrant that the web pages, services, options and content will be available uninterruptedly and without errors, that errors will be rectified or that all queries will be responded. Moreover, we do not warrant that the Website or any other related website or server through which the content is made available to visitors/users are free of any viruses or other malware. The cost of any repair or maintenance shall be incurred by the visitor/user and will in no case be undertaken by the Association.
The Association will not be liable for any loss (direct, indirect, consequential, incidental, contractual or other) arising from user’s inability to access the Website, from interruption of the Website’s operation in whole or in part, from delay, non-availability, discontinuation or insufficient receipt of service or loss of content, or from any error. In any case, the Association reserves the right to discontinue temporarily or to terminate permanently the Website’s operation at any time, in whole or in part, for reasons of maintenance or upgrading or for any other reason.
The information, advice and opinions expressed in the Website should not be relied upon in making decisions of a personal, legal, economic or other nature. User must refer to an appropriate professional in order to obtain personalised advice.
The Association and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, managers, counsels or representatives or any third parties participating in the creation, production or availability of the Website do not undertake any liability for any direct, indirect, special, consequential loss or for any loss involving sanctions or any other type of loss resulting from or in relation with the Website or its Content, either from contract or tort (including negligence) or as objective liability or otherwise.
VIRUSES, HACKING AND OTHER OFFENCES
User shall not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other viruses and any or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. User shall not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. User shall not attack the Website by any means such as via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. Any of the above can be considered a criminal offence under applicable laws and may be prosecuted accordingly.
We shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by distributed denial of service, virus or other malware, which may affect the computer, hardware, software, data or any other exclusive material of the user from using the Website or downloading any material posted on the Website or on any other related website. According to best IT practices, we unreservedly recommend that users check all material and/or content visited and/or downloaded from the Website, using up-to-date virus protection software available in the market.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
The Website may contain links to websites owned or managed by third parties other the Association. Such links are solely provided for the convenience of users. The Association does not control, and is not responsible for their operation, content, privacy policies on, or the security of such websites. Visiting the aforementioned websites or the Website through links is at the user’s risk. The Association does not declare endorsing the content or any product or service provided through these websites.
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