Terms

Terms of Service

In order to maintain a friendly and pleasant atmosphere on the ARTTIC Community Management Platform, ARTTIC has implemented some basic rules of conduct, which can be updated by ARTTIC from time to time. All community members and/or visitors who participate and use this portal’s facilities are expected to read and agree with these rules and policies actively and to not violate any of them.

1 - General Conditions

The purpose of the ARTTIC Community Management Platform is to support multiple professional communities for different networks, collaborative projects and other multi-organisational private and public undertakings.

The present terms and conditions of use apply to the ARTTIC Community Management Platform at https://cmt.eurtd.com/, including all tools and services administered by ARTTIC in connection with the ARTTIC Community Management Platform. In using the portal, tools or services, you commit to comply with the present terms and conditions of use.

2 - Informed Consent

The ARTTIC Community Management Platform allows you to register your contact details in order to receive complementary information on the community. Your data will be treated confidentially, in accordance with the European Regulation on Data Protection and the respective national regulations. The database is hosted in France and, in accordance with the French 1978/01/06 law, the data collection file has been declared to the French Administrative Authority (CNIL) under the Declaration n° 1620342 v0.

Your data will be used exclusively for answering your requests and will not be passed to third parties without your prior authorisation.

All users have the right to access and correct their personal data. Any request regarding personal data shall be declared to cmt_contact@eurtd.com .

3 - Intellectual Property Rights

The ARTTIC Community Management Platform is based on the sharing and collaborative paradigm of Web 2.0. Thus, where content is clearly identified as subject to copyright by the use of the symbol ©, the rights of the copyright owner(s) remain applicable. This is equally valid for content accessible by hyperlink from the ARTTIC Community Management Platform.

4 - Unauthorised Use and Practices

Users shall refrain from:

  • Inserting into the ARTTIC Community Management Platform posts or images of a defamatory, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane or threatening nature. This includes any messages or material ethnically, racially, religiously or sexually offensive, insulting or demeaning
  • Inserting into the ARTTIC Community Management Platform content that violates laws or regulations
  • Discussing illegal activities such as software and movie piracy and other intellectual property infringement
  • Employing any mechanisms, software or scripts other than interfaces or software provided by the ARTTIC Community Management Platform itself when interacting with the portal
  • Obtaining unauthorised access and distributing or publicly disclosing the restricted content that may be made available to closed user groups on the ARTTIC Community Management Platform
  • Performing any actions which may impair the operation of the ARTTIC Community Management Platform, particularly actions which may overload the portal infrastructure

5 - Expected behaviour of members

Members of the ARTTIC Community Management Platform are encouraged to:

  • Keep all contributions within the appropriate community area of interest
  • Use short and concise titles when posting entries
  • Communicate as clearly as possible
  • Refrain from using foul or offensive language
  • Treat all other ARTTIC Community Management Platform members in a respectful and courteous manner at all times, even in the event of disagreements

6 - Links to other websites

The ARTTIC Community Management Platform may contain hyperlinks to websites or web pages of third parties or other parties, or refer to them in some other way. ARTTIC has no control over the content or other features of these websites or web pages and cannot be held liable in any way for the content or features thereof. The ARTTIC Community Management Platform’s use of links does not in any way constitute implicit approval of the content of these websites or web pages.

7 - Passwords and secure areas of the portal

Users need a password to access certain restricted areas of the ARTTIC Community Management Platform. Once you have received such a password, you must keep this password secret and confidential. Each use of the ARTTIC Community Management Platform made after valid identification using your password shall be deemed to be committed by you. If ARTTIC has a reason to believe that the safety of the portal or an area of the portal is in jeopardy, the ARTTIC Community Management Platform can deny access to the portal.

8 - Disciplinary Measures

All content posted by users expresses the views of the author. The ARTTIC Community Management Platform and ARTTIC will not be held responsible for any message not posted or set forth by ARTTIC.

While the aforementioned rules cover most common situations, they cannot anticipate everything. Consequently ARTTIC reserves the right to take any actions it deems appropriate to ensure that the ARTTIC Community Management Platform is not disrupted or abused in any way.

ARTTIC reserves the right to monitor the posts on the ARTTIC Community Management Platform and delete any postings or activities that do not adhere to these Terms of Service. This includes postings that disrupt or interfere with Platform technical operations.

ARTTIC reserves the right to close or ban, temporarily or permanently, any user accounts without previous notice, as it deems necessary.

Should you feel you have been treated unfairly by ARTTIC, you may appeal directly to: cmt_contact@eurtd.com

9 - Disclaimer

The specific content of the ARTTIC Community Management Platform results from community and / or project specific exchanges and contributions. The content of the ARTTIC Community Management Platform does not reflect the views of ARTTIC. The information, software, products and services that are offered on the ARTTIC Community Management Platform may contain shortcomings of all kinds. The ARTTIC Community Management Platform does not guarantee them in any way. The ARTTIC Community Management Platform shall not be liable for possible viruses and rejects all liability for any damage these viruses may cause.