Legal Issues

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I. Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement applies to the A FACTT website under domain www.afactt.eu.

(A) Collection and Use: Personal information is any information about an identifiable individual. When personal information about you is collected through the website, it is done so only if you consent to provide it A FACTT. Specifically, there are three ways personal information is collected:

(1) Subscribing to the A FACTT newsletter: collecting data that is expressed in the form in order to be able to send you our newsletter with news on the project and its events and to collect statistics on the origen of the interest; (2) Sending us an inquiry through our website: collecting the minimal information as expressed in the form on the website in order to respond to you; and (3) Registering / Signing Up for an event: collecting personal information required to administer that event and to send you information about future events.

You may unsubscribe from receiving any communications from the A FACTT project at any time, by sending a request to afactt @ afactt.eu or by using the unsubscribe option provided in the email you have received.

(B) Disclosure: The AFACTT project will not disclose your personal information other than in the following three situations and only limited to the absolutely necessary data

1) When a third party provides event registration and/or organization services to A FACTT, A FACTT will provide your registration data to the relevant event organiser; 2) When A FACTT uses third parties, including those which may be based outside Europe, to administer mailing lists or event-related functions. In such circumstances, we use contractual means to ensure that these third parties protect your personal information in a manner comparable to A FACTT practices; however where such information is stored or accessed in other countries it may be subject to the laws of those countries; 3) When A FACTT is required to respond to valid demands or requests from government authorities, courts or law enforcement.

II. Obtained permissions copyright material used in this website

Images illustrated in the afactt.eu website are sourced from around the world, as well as from partners of the project. Images used on this website, but not all, may be licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution license. The Creative Commons is a non-profit organisation that publishes licence templates to allow content creators more granular control over the terms under which they share their work with the world. The licences allow a pick-and-mix method of controlling adaptation, attribution, distribution and commercial use of their works.

IN particular, some of the big photos (1150×400) showcased on afactt.eu homepage have been published to the web under a Creative Common Attribution licence, which lets others distribute, remix and build upon a work so long as credit is provided to the original creator. The attributions of the Creative Commons licensed photos on our website, concerning these photos, go to Pereckas (flickr, photo Laboratory); National Institute of Health (wikicommons, photo cell) and Wheatfields (flickr, photo molecule set). Please be advised that the inclusion of a Creative Commons work on our website does not indicate a relationship between its creator and A FACTT, or any endorsement or affiliation. Any other image published on this website is either copyrighted and property of one of the partners of the project, and consequently DO NOT follow the Creative Commons copyright policy, and of which permission to publish was obtained previously, or are photos that were collected with the highest care from the public domain and seems not to have any copyright associated to it. In any case, in case you are the legitimate owner and your image was not granted under a creative commons attribution or put in the public domain, please contact A FACTT.

Also, the original and base design of this website is copyright material issued by Cry Out Creations, www cryoutcreations eu, as well as the wordpress software used, but is free of use under the GNU General Public License, with permissions to modify as needed under an attribution license. Please be advised that the base theme is heavily modified to meet the needs of A FACTT and, its modifications being copyrighted material that belongs to IDYMA, www idyma com, providing permissions under the same GNU General Public License.

For more information on Creative Commons licenses, please be referred to Creative Commons, on Tempera, on GNU General Public License.

III. Copyright Statement Website Content

The A FACTT web site and all content hosted by it is subject to copyright law and is copyrighted. No part of it may in any form, or by any means (including without limitation, electronic, mechanical, microcopying, photocopying, recording, scanning or otherwise), be modified, reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, published, broadcast, distributed or transmitted without the prior written permission of the legal representative of the A FACTT project, except those images either obtained under creative common attribution licenses whose copyright is regulated by the corresponding license or obtained from the public domain, being copryright free images.

No express or implied licence to use any part of these works is granted to any person without the express prior written consent of the legal representative of the A FACTT project, and any implied license to use any part of these works is expressly negatived.

IV. European law on Cookies and User Consent

When you visit the Website, the A FACTT Website may send your computer a “cookie”, a small file that resides on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies are text files, which identify a user’s computer to our server but in no way gives the A FACTT project access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share. Cookies are sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies in themselves identify the individual user, just the computer used. You can set your browser not to accept cookies, although you may not be able to access all of the features on the Website.

The A FACTT website may use cookies for collecting user information and allows the A FACTT project to make the Website more useful by tailoring the services we offer from time to time. Some cookies are absolutely necessary for the website to work properly, some are used to improve the performance of the website, some are used to enhance the functionality based on the attributes and choices of the individual user, and some are used to offer products and services to the user based on their use of the site.

In line with recent changes in European legislation, law now requires website operators to obtain the consent of the user for the placing of certain kinds of cookies on their devices for the first time. In particular, every cookie other than that necessary for the website to work requires consent and the A FACTT follows this practice. By using this website, you consent to the storing of the cookies listed here. This list identifies 4 types of cookies used:

Cookies description; A session cookie is non-persistent, ie it only lasts for the duration of the user session/visit. The cookie is deleted at the end of the session by the browser. Example: cookie which identifies a user so that it can map them to their session state information found on the server; 1st party: 1st party cookies are cookies set with the same domain (or subdomain) as the website. 1st party cookies are cookies that have been detected within the Header of the page (Eg when website verifies the language being used by the visitor browser; 3rd party cookies are cookies set with a different domain than that of the website. (Eg facebook.com; twitter.com ); Other cookies are cookies that are set with the same domain as the website, but were not detected through the first check (i.e. in the Header). Therefore they could be cookies set by 3rd parties via JavaScript (Eg Google Analytics statistics cookies)

Implied consent can be inferred from continued use of a website where the user has been given sufficient information to understand that cookies are being used, and A FACTT has adopted this approach to consent with a special information bar at the bottom of the website. Continuous navigation the website without clicking the cookie message assumes implicit consent from the user.

You may refuse or control the use of cookies by changing the settings on your browser, choosing to allow them, block them, only allow them from selected sites or only allow certain types of cookies. Doing this, however, means you might not be able to access certain features of our site.

V. Disclaimer and Waiver of Liability Use of Website
The user or visitor of the A FACTT website accepts unconditionally all terms and condiciones and has taken notice of any legal issues that may apply as being referred to in this page or in our website’s disclaimer . The user or vistor is advised to leave the website, without further navigation, in case these can not be accepted or can not be met. Not doing so, implies the acceptance of all terms and conditions and having knowledge on the legal issues and disclaimer as expressed in this website.