The following terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) apply to the use of CIVINEDU Conference services (“CIVINEDU Services”) that are provided by CIVINEDU (“CIVINEDU”, “we”, “us” or “our”) and constitute a contract between all users of www.civinedu.org (“CIVINEDU Site”) and CIVINEDU. These conditions also incorporate the privacy policy and copyright statement for CIVINEDU. By accessing CIVINEDU Site or using any of the CIVINEDU Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, please do not visit or use the CIVINEDU Site/Services. 

Reproduction license

Except as otherwise provided, Conference Proceedings, Books of Abstracts and accompanying materials published by CIVINEDU on the CIVINEDU Site are licensed by the respective authors for use and distribution by you subject to citation of the original source in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)

Ownership of site

Unless otherwise indicated, the CIVINEDU Site is the property of CIVINEDU. You acknowledge and agree that the CIVINEDU Site, and any necessary software used in connection with the CIVINEDU Site, may contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable laws governing intellectual property, proprietary rights and the like. All CIVINEDU Site code and specifications are subject to their stated or implied licenses. The trademarks and other elements appearing on the CIVINEDU Site are protected by European and international copyright, trade dress, patent, and trademark laws, international conventions and other relevant and applicable laws.

Privacy

You confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Policy.

Content submission

By submitting a CIVINEDU Conference proposal for publication or other content for posting on the CIVINEDU Site, authors agree to (1) comply with these Terms and Conditions, (2) have the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY-NC 4.0) license applied to material you submit, and (3) provide any information required by CIVINEDU during or as part of the submission process. You are responsible for all content that you submit for posting or publication on the CIVINEDU Site.

Forbidden acts

As a condition to your use of the CIVINEDU Site, you agree not to:

Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any information, materials or other content that is illegal, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or offensive; or that infringes another’s rights, including any intellectual property rights.

Impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; or obtain, collect, store or modify personal information about other users.

Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes” or any other form of solicitation.

Modify, adapt or hack the CIVINEDU Site or falsely imply that some other site is associated with the CIVINEDU Site or CIVINEDU.

Use the CIVINEDU Site for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You must not, in the use of the CIVINEDU Site, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).

Breach of these terms of use

You acknowledge that CIVINEDU has no obligation to pre-screen or monitor your access to or use of the CIVINEDU Site or any information, materials or other content provided or made available through the CIVINEDU Site, but has the right to do so. You hereby agree that CIVINEDU may, in the exercise of CIVINEDU’ sole discretion, remove or delete any entries, information, materials or other content that breach these Terms and Conditions or that is otherwise objectionable.

Modifications to the terms and conditions of CIVINEDU Site

CIVINEDU reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions and to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently the CIVINEDU Site with or wihtout notice at any time. You agree that CIVINEDU shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the CIVINEDU Site. By using the CIVINEDU Site, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to determine the then-current Terms and Conditions to which you are bound.

Links

The CIVINEDU Site may contain links to other web sites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that CIVINEDU is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and that CIVINEDU does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. Your business dealings with any third-parties through the CIVINEDU site, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. You further acknowledge and agree that CIVINEDU shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

Notification of infringement

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have otherwise been violated, please contact us.

Disclaimer of warranties and liability

Your use of the CIVINEDU Site or any web site to which they link is at your sole risk. The CIVINEDU Site and its content is provided for use on an “as is” basis. CIVINEDU makes no representations or warranties with respect to the CIVINEDU Site or its content and hereby disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including wihtout limitation the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement relating to the CIVINEDU Site, its content, or any web site to which it is linked. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from CIVINEDU or through or from the CIVINEDU Site shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the Terms and Conditions.

CIVINEDU does not claim ownership, endorse or take responsibility for any third-party products, information, guidelines, materials or services that may be offered, advertised, provided or displayed on the CIVINEDU Site or incorporated in the content or any submission contained on, accessible from or distributed through the CIVINEDU Site.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold CIVINEDU, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the CIVINEDU Site, your violation of these Terms and Conditions, your violation of any rights of another, or any breach of the foregoing representations, warranties and covenants. You are solely responsible for your actions when using the CIVINEDU Site, including, but not limited to, costs incurred for Internet access. CIVINEDU reserves the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify us, and you agree to cooperate with our defense of these claims.

In no event shall CIVINEDU or its employees, agents, suppliers or contractors be liable for any damages of any nature, including without limitation any consequential loss, damages for loss of income or profit, loss of or damage to property, loss of goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, claims of third parties, or any other loss, cost, claim or expense of any kind or character arising out of or in connection with the use of the CIVINEDU Site, their content or any web site with which they are linked.

Term and Termination

Any license granted to you to use any CIVINEDU Services is effective until it expires, until CIVINEDU terminates it, or until you provide notice to CIVINEDU of your decision to terminate it. Your rights under the license will terminate automatically without notice to you if you fail to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions. CIVINEDU reserves the right to suspend, discontinue or change CIVINEDU Services, or its availability to you, at any time without notice. Upon termination of the license to CIVINEDU Services, you shall cease all use of the CIVINEDU Services.

You agree to comply with relevant laws and regulations that apply to your use of the CIVINEDU Services, content or any submission. Any claim arising out of or in connection with your use of or inability to use the CIVINEDU Services or the content or any submission must be brought within one (1) year after the event or such claim is barred.

CIVINEDU reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms and Conditions at its sole discretion at any time and without prior notice. Please check these Terms and Conditions periodically for any modifications. Your continued use of any CIVINEDU Services following the posting of any changes will mean that you have accepted and agreed to the changes.

Last revised: April 2020