Terms

In order to maintain a friendly and pleasant atmosphere on the CRe-AM Community Space portal we have implemented some basic rules of conduct, which may be updated by us from time to time without previous notice. 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 and not to violate any of them.

1. General Conditions

The present terms and conditions of use apply to the CRe-AM Community Space portal at http://communities.cre-am.eu, including all tools and services administered by the CRe-AM project in connection with the CRe-AM Community Space portal. In using the portal, tools or services, you commit to comply with the present terms and conditions of use.

2. Intellectual Property Rights
The CRe-AM Community Space portal is based on the sharing and collaborative paradigm of Web 2.0. Thus, its content is open to the public according to the principles of Creative Commons non-commercial license (www.creativecommons.org). 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 linked up from the CRe-AM Community Space portal.

3. Unauthorized Use and Practices

Users shall refrain from:

  • Inserting into CRe-AM Community Space 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 CRe-AM Community Space contents that violate laws or regulations.
  • Using the portal as a medium for spam;
  • 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 CRe-AM Community Space itself when interacting with the portal;
  • Obtaining unauthorised access and distribute or publicly disclose the restricted content that may be made available to closed user groups on the CRe-AM Community Space portal;
  • Performing any actions which may impair the operation of the CRe-AM Community Space portal, particularly actions which may overload the portal infrastructure.

4. Expected behaviour of members

Members of the CRe-AM Community Space are encouraged to:

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

5. Links to other websites
The CRe-AM Community Space portal may contain hyperlinks to websites or web pages of third parties or other parties, or refer to them in some other way. CRe-AM 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. CRe-AM Community Space ’s use of links does not in any way constitute implicit approval of the content of these websites or web pages.
Passwords and secure areas of the portal
Users need a password to access certain restricted areas of the CRe-AM Community Space portal. Entering these areas without a password is strictly prohibited. Once you have received such a password, you must keep this password secret and confidential. Each use of CRe-AM Community Space made after valid identification using your password shall be deemed to be committed by you. If CRe-AM has reason to believe that the safety of the site is in jeopardy, CRe-AM Community Space can delete your account.

6. Disciplinary Measures

All content posted by users express the views of the author. The CRe-AM Community Space portal and the CRe-AM project will not be held responsible for any message.
While the aforementioned rules cover most common situations, they cannot anticipate everything. Consequently we reserve the right to take any actions we deem appropriate to ensure that the CRe-AM Community Space portal is not disrupted or abused in any way.
The CRe-AM project reserves the right to monitor the CRe-AM Community Space portal’s posts and delete any postings or that do not adhere to these rules and our standard portal “Terms & Conditions" of use. This includes postings that disrupt or interfere with our technical operations.
We reserve the right to close or ban, temporarily or permanently, any posts without previous notice, as we deem necessary.
Should you feel you have been treated unfairly by us, you may appeal directly to us.

7. Disclaimer
The CRe-AM Community Space is a result of Creativity Research Adaptive Roadmap (CRe-AM) project co-funded by the FP7 Programme of the EC. The content of the CRe-AM Community Space portal does not reflect the views of the European Commission. The information, software, products and services that are offered on the CRe-AM Community Space portal may contain shortcomings of all kinds. CRe-AM Community Space does not warrant for them in any way. The information is supplied and presented without any form of guarantee. CRe-AM Community Space shall not be liable for possible viruses and rejects all liability for any damage these viruses may cause.

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