Terms and Conditions for Use of the Website
Updated May 1, 2012
Access to and use of epceurope.eu (‘website’) is provided by the European Publishers Council (‘EPC’). EPC may, at its discretion, change these Terms and Conditions (‘terms’). If you (‘user’) do not agree to be bound by these terms, you should not use the website or subscribe to its newsletters.
1.Content of the Website
(a) While the information contained within the website is periodically updated, no guarantee is given that the information provided in this website is correct, complete, and/or up-to-date.
(b) The contents contained on the website are provided for general information purposes only and do not constitute legal or other professional advice on any subject matter.
(c) EPC does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on the contents contained on the website.
(d) This website and its contents are provided ‘AS IS’ and ‘AS AVAILABLE’ without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.
(e) User agrees to use the website and its contents only for lawful purposes and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else’s use and enjoyment of the website and its contents. Prohibited behaviour includes harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any person, transmitting obscene, untrue or offensive content within epceurope.eu
2.Copyright and Trademarks
(a) All copyright, trade marks, design rights, patents and other intellectual property rights (registered or unregistered) on the website and all contents (including all applications) located on the website shall remain vested in EPC or its licensors.
(b) The names, images and logos identifying EPC or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trade marks of EPC and/or third parties. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring any licence or right to use any trade mark, design right or copyright of the EPC or any third party.
3.Use of the Website
(a) Permission is given for the downloading and temporary storage of the website for the purpose of viewing on a personal computer.
(b) The contents of the website are protected by copyright under international conventions and, apart from the permission stated, the reproduction, permanent storage, or retransmission of the contents is prohibited without prior written consent.
(c) Occasional republishing for non-commercial use is allowed only with indication of the source and by linking to the original source. Any other use is subject to syndication is allowed only with prior approval of EPC. For details in this sense please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
4.Third Party Content and Websites
(a) Some contents (including links, blog posts and comments to articles) of the website are supplied by a third party and may lead to other websites, including those operated and maintained by third parties (‘Third Party Content’).
(b) EPCeurope.eu includes Third Party Content solely as a convenience to its users, and the presence of such contents does not imply EPC’s responsibility for them, for the linked website or an endorsement of the contents or the linked website or its operator.
(c) The Third Party Content must be civil and tasteful. It must not be disruptive or offensive. It must not contain unlawful content, inappropriate user names (e.g. vulgar, offensive etc.) or off-topic material.
(d) By sharing any Third Party Content (including any text, photograph, graphic or video) with EPC you grant to EPC, free of charge, permission to use the material in any way it wants (including modifying and adapting it for operational and editorial reasons) for EPC services. In certain circumstance EPC can share your contribution with third parties.
(e) Address Third Party Content to email@example.com
User’s personal information will be protected and will not be sold, traded or rented to third parties, unless specifically mentioned.
Users agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless EPC, its partners, clients, employees, officers and directors, from and against any and all claims, liabilities, penalties, settlements, judgments, fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising from (i) any Content that the user or anyone may submit, post or transmit to the website (including Third Party Content); (ii) the user’s use of the EPC services; (iii) the user’s violation of these Terms; and (iv) any violation or failure by user to comply with all laws and regulations in connection with the Services.
7.Jurisdiction and Arbitration
(a) These terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales, which shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes.
(b) If any provision of this agreement is held by a court of jurisdiction to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.
(c) Any cause of action of yours with respect to these terms must be filed in a court of competent jurisdiction within one year after the cause of action has arisen, or such cause will be barred, invalid, and void.
Address your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org
European Publishers Council
c/o Europe Analytica
Avenue Livingstone 26
Tel: +32 (0) 2 231 12 99
Fax: +32 (2) 2 230 76 58