Terms and conditions of use
Europa Science Ltd welcomes you to Europa Science Online, our digital information network. These are our terms and conditions for use of the network, which you may access in several ways, including but not limited to the World Wide Web, PDA, mobile phone and RSS feeds. The network includes but is not limited to the websites and electronic newsletters associated with the company itself as well as those of our print magazines Electro Optics; Imaging and Machine Vision Europe; Research Information and Scientific Computing World. These terms and conditions apply whenever you access the network, on whatever device. In these terms and conditions, when we say Europa Science Online, we mean this network, regardless of how you access it.
By using the network, you are deemed to have accepted these conditions.
1. Use of material appearing on Europa Science Online
For the purposes of this agreement, “material” means material including, without limitation, text, video, graphics and sound material, published on the Europa Science Online network, whether copyright of Europa Science Ltd or a third party.
You may download and print extracts from the material and make copies of these for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You are not allowed to download or print the material, or extracts from it, in a systematic or regular manner or otherwise so as to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on Europa Science Online.
You must not reproduce any part of Europa Science Online or the material or transmit it to or store it in any other website or disseminate any part of the material in any other form, unless we have given you prior permission in writing that you may do so.
2. Disclaimer of liability
To the extent permitted at law, we do not accept any responsibility for any statement in the material. You must not rely on any statement we have published on Europa Science Online without first taking specialist professional advice. Nothing in the material is provided for any specific purpose or at the request of any particular person.
For the avoidance of confusion, we will not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your doing, or not doing, anything as a result of viewing, reading or listening to the material or any part of it.
You can access other sites via links from Europa Science Online. These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents.
We give no warranties of any kind concerning Europa Science Online or the material. In particular, we do not warrant that Europa Science Online or any of its contents is virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties.
3. Third party material on Europa Science Online
You will see advertising material submitted by third parties on Europa Science Online. Individual advertisers are solely responsible for the content of advertising material which they submit to us, including ensuring that it complies with relevant legislation. We accept no responsibility for the content of advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.
If you want to advertise on Europa Science Online, please email the head of our electronic advertising sales team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Submitting graphical material and photography for publication on Europa Science Online
When you send a photograph or other graphical material to us you do so in accordance with these Terms of service.
This means that you hereby agree that you have taken the photograph(s) you have sent to us or you have permission from or are authorised by the owner of the photograph(s) to send it (them) to us, and you are granting us a non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to publish or otherwise use the photograph(s) in any way and at any time we want on the Europa Science Online web sites.
Unless caption/credit information is explicitly provided at the time of submission, you indemnify Europa Science against any copyright infringement action that may result due to the omission of such information.
Selected photographs and graphical material will be published at the discretion of the editor and you will not be paid, even if your photograph(s) is (are) published.
We may cut, edit, crop or arrange your photograph(s) or graphic as we think fit to appear on the Europa Science Online web site, and we may remove your photograph(s) or graphics at any time.
Your name will be published alongside your photograph(s) or graphic, but we may edit or delete any comments which you submit along with your photograph(s) or graphic.
IMPORTANT: You or the owner of the photograph(s) still own the copyright in the photograph(s) sent to us and are free to republish the photograph(s) wherever you or the owner wish and in whatever medium you or the owner want.
5. Submitting text for publication on Europa Science Online
Users of our site may submit material for publication. We accept no liability in respect of any material submitted by users and published by us and we are not responsible for its content and accuracy.
If you want to submit material to us for publication on Europa Science Online, you may do so on the following terms and conditions:
(i) publication of any material you submit to us will be at our sole discretion. We reserve the right to make additions or deletions to the text or graphics prior to publication, or to refuse publication
(ii) you grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide licence to republish any material you submit to us in any format, including without limitation print and electronic format
(iii) you warrant to us that any material you submit to us is your own original work and that you own the copyright and any other relevant rights
(iv) you warrant that the material you submit is not obscene, offensive, defamatory of any person or otherwise illegal
(v) you agree not to post material which is deliberately intended to upset other users
(vi) you acknowledge that any breach of these warranties may cause us damage or loss and you agree to indemnify us in full and permanently against any third party liabilities, claims, costs, loss or damage we incur as a result of publishing material you submit to us, including consequential losses.
(vii) we reserve the right to remove your access to individual services completely if we believe you are abusing the services in any way.
6. Data protection
See the section of the website headed ‘Privacy’.
These terms may be varied from time to time. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the site after it has been posted.
8. Force majeure
Although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to Europa Science Online, we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.
9. Governing Law & Jurisdiction
This agreement is governed by English law and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
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