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Terms of use

1. Welcome!

Your access and use of information on this website implies your full acceptance of the following terms and conditions

2. What terms do we use in these Terms of use?

  • TYPES, a project that has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme. It was launched in May 2015 and is scheduled to run for 30 months. A consortium comprised of Eurecat, Telefónica I+D, NEC Europe LTD, Wedia Limited, Fundación Imdea Networks, The Open University of Israel, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Interactive Advertising Bureau Europe, UPCOM BVBA, Asociación de Usuarios de Internet drives it.
  • We use the term “User(s)” to refer to the user(s) of our websites, online pages and services.
  • We use any of the term “you”, “your” and “yours” to refer to the User(s) who is reading these Terms of use.
  • We use any of the terms “we”, “us”, and “our” to refer to TYPES.

3. Intellectual property rights

The content of this website and pages is protected under applicable copyrights, trademark rights, and/or any other intellectual property rights. None of these rights are transferred to the User of this website. You may use this website to benefit from the services and information offered for your personal non-commercial purposes.

No other use such as, without limitation, amending, copying, duplicating, redistribution or circulation is permitted without our prior written consent. You should also read and follow the similar provisions related to intellectual property rights of third parties websites that you may access through this website.

We welcome your comments on our website or by messages. However, you acknowledge that if you send us creative suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, inventions or other information (collectively, the “Information”), the Information shall be deemed, and shall remain our property. Generally, any communication, other than Personal Data which are treated as set out in the Privacy Policy, which you post to this website or transmit to us over the internet is considered to be, and will be treated as, non-confidential. If particular web pages permit the submission of communications which will be treated by us as confidential, that fact will be clearly stated on those pages. Without limitation of the foregoing, by submission of any Information to us, you assign to us and we shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights to such Information of every kind and nature throughout the universe and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Information for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to the provider of the Information.

As a User of this website, you are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting. Therefore, do not do any of the following things: transmit to us material that is copyrighted, unless you are the copyright owner or have the permission of the copyright owner to post it; send material that reveals trade secrets, unless you own them or have the permission of the owner; send material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others; send material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another user or any other person or entity; send sexually-explicit images; send advertisements or solicitations of business; send chain letters or pyramid schemes; or impersonate another person.

4. Disclaimer

You agree that you access and use of these website and pages at your own risk. The information provided on these website and pages cannot and may not be used for advice of any kind including without limitation advice on investment or for tax or legal matters.

We make reasonable efforts to provide accurate information on these website and pages and may amend and update this information from time to time without prior notice. However, we and third parties mentioned on these website and pages make no representation or warranties whether explicitly or implicitly as to the error-free, virus-free or harmless functioning of these website and pages and/or the correctness, reasonableness, timeliness or completeness of the content of these website and pages and explicitly reject any liability for any direct or any indirect damage, in the broadest sense, arising from or related to the use of these website and pages.

You may access third parties website through these website and pages. We make no representation or warranties whatsoever for content of third parties website and pages (including websites of our partners and/or websites we may have endorsed) or the compliance of such third party website and pages with applicable laws or third parties rights and explicitly reject any liability for any direct or any indirect damage, in the broadest sense, arising from or related to the use of third party website and pages.

5. User’s obligations

The User is under obligation when using our services to comply with instructions, messages, rules and terms and conditions as mentioned by us. The User must heed any instructions and notes (e.g. FAQ) issued by us as amended at the time. If the User commits any breach of duty, we may take appropriate measures (e.g. issue a warning, block or erase content, disable the User’s access, or give notice).

The User is liable without restriction for its own conduct and its own account if any. This applies in particular to any contributions posted and any content used by the User (e.g. photos); if in doubt, the User is bound to verify beforehand that they do not violate statutory regulations, or breach public policy or infringe third-party rights (e.g. copyright, data protection rights) anywhere in the world. We are under no obligation to also check their accuracy or verify their legality.

On posting content with our pages, the User assigns to us in perpetuity all the required rights without any restrictions in terms of territory. Depending on the content, this may include our authority to store, adapt or modify the content and make it perceptible to the public. The User shall only be entitled to demand subsequent erasure of the content it has posted on our pages if there are important reasons for doing so.

The User releases and discharges us from all and any claims that are asserted on us by third parties due to any breach of duty or infringement of rights that is committed by the User, unless the User is not responsible for such breach or infringement. Reasonable costs for defending and asserting rights must also be refunded.

6. Applicable law and jurisdiction

Any dispute arising from or related to the use of this website or to the acceptance, interpretation or observance of these Terms of use shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent Court of Brussels which shall apply Belgian law.

7. How to contact us?

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