Terms and Conditions for the use of the website

Last update: July 2018

 

The access to the European Urban Knowledge Network – EUKN EGTC (“EUKN” further in the text) website and use of its content is subject to the terms and conditions below and to all relevant laws. By accessing and browsing through the website you signify your full acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of the EUKN website described on this page.

 

Copyright

EUKN maintains www.eukn.eu website (“website” further in the text) for your personal information and instruction only and to allow you to learn more about EUKN activities. This website is intended to be used by the public for information exchange. You may browse freely through the website. You may also download information from the website for your personal non-commercial use only, providing all references to authors' copyrights and other property rights appearing with the content in question. You may not distribute, copy, post, reproduce, represent, adapt, modify, publish, republish, transmit, translate, upload, sell or otherwise dispose of all or part the website – including but not limited to text, drawings, images, articles, graphics, animations, soundtracks, audio-visual elements and all other elements of the website - for public or commercial use unless you have obtained prior written consent from EUKN. Any such attempt is strictly prohibited and may be punishable, except where the present Terms and Conditions specify otherwise or in cases where such use is specifically authorised in the website text. If the reproduction is authorised by EUKN, provided source must be acknowledged as follows: © EUKN EGTC.

The website and its content are protected by copyright, related rights and other property rights in accordance with the Dutch law and with international laws and treaties concerning intellectual property and protection of privacy. These elements are either the property of EUKN or the property of third parties who have granted EUKN the right or licence to use them on the website. Elements may only be copied and used for your personal and group information and to expand your knowledge of EUKN products, to the exclusion of any and all commercial purposes, and on condition that such use or reproduction shall retain all references to copyrights and any mention of property rights.

EUKN does not guarantee that any use you may make of information found on the website will not infringe the rights of third parties not affiliated to the EUKN.

 

Limited warranty

EUKN makes every effort to ensure that the information published on this website is accurate. However, EUKN cannot accept any liability for the accuracy, errors or emissions in the content of the website. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them without delay. Furthermore, the information in this website does not necessary reflect the opinion of the EUKN.

You use the website at your own risk. Neither EUKN nor any other party involved in the development, design, production or publication of the website shall be held responsible for direct or indirect damages resulting from accessing the website or using the website and/or any of its content. Without prejudice to any of the above, the entire content of the website is provided "as is", with no explicit or implicit guarantees, including but not limited to guarantees concerning commercial use or compatibility for any use, concerning accuracy or completeness, or concerning the possibility that it may infringe the intellectual property rights of third parties. EUKN does not guarantee that the website is free from errors or from viruses or other potentially harmful elements, or that it will function uninterruptedly. EUKN will accept no responsibility for damages caused to electronic equipment or to any other goods belonging to users resulting from logging in to the website or from using or downloading information, data, textual or multimedia material or soundtracks from the website. EUKN continuously checks the digital quality of the information available on the website. However, it is always wise for users to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet.

 

Trademarks

Commercial trademarks, logos and other distinctive signs (collectively referred to as "trademarks") presented on the website are registered trademarks or trademarks protected by use, belonging to EUKN or to other entities. Nothing on the website shall be construed to convey the right or permission to use any of the trademarks on the website without the prior written consent of the owner of said trademark. Use of a trademark, or of any part of the content of the website, not explicitly authorised by these Terms and Conditions is strictly forbidden. EUKN will ensure that its intellectual property rights are enforced by any legal means available, including legal proceedings.

 

Confidentiality

Except for personal data, which is subject to our Personal Data Protection Policy (see below), all communication or information transmitted to the website by users, whether by electronic mail or by other means, including data, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, concepts, know-how, techniques and all other types of information, shall be considered non-confidential and not covered by any property rights, and may be freely used, copied, distributed, published, diffused and otherwise disposed of by EUKN or by its affiliates at their discretion, for purposes including but not limited to the design, development and commercialisation of products utilising the information in question.

 

Third-party sites

For your convenience, the website may include links to other websites. EUKN has no control over these sites, has not examined the entire content of the sites linked to the website and cannot be held responsible for the content of such sites. Users access and use these sites and/or their content at their own risk. EUKN may from time to time update the discussion boards, email exchanges, transmissions, notice boards and other elements on the website, but it has no obligation to do so and accepts no responsibility for content that may be inaccurate, false, libellous, obscene, slanderous, incomplete, plagiarised, pornographic, offensive or dangerous. Users are strictly forbidden to transmit information that is illegal, threatening, libellous, scandalous, obscene, slanderous or pornographic, or information that may constitute or encourage behaviour that could be considered criminal or antisocial, likely to lead to prosecution, or a violation of any law.

EUKN provides third -party links only as a convenience. The mention of specific research institutes, universities, public institutions and private organisations does not imply that they are endorsed or recommended by EUKN in preference to others of a similar nature that are not mentioned.

 

Products and services

All information on the website concerning EUKN products and services is non-contractual. EUKN reserves the right to modify and update the website and the information it contains, including these Terms and Conditions, at any time. Amendments are binding on all users, whose responsibility it is to check the Terms and Conditions on a regular basis.

 

Contact information

For any further question feel free to contact the EUKN Secretariat, by using the contact email info@eukn.eu, and by explicitly specifying your request and/or question.