WELCOME TO THE STORIES.COOP WEBSITE (the “site”). PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS GOVERN YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE; BY USING OUR WEBSITE, YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN FULL. IF YOU DISAGREE WITH ANY PART OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, DO NOT USE OUR WEBSITE. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MODIFY THESE TERMS AT ANY TIME. YOU SHOULD THEREFORE CHECK PERIODICALLY FOR ANY CHANGES. BY USING THIS SITE AFTER WE POST ANY CHANGES, YOU AGREE TO ACCEPT THOSE CHANGES, WHETHER YOU HAVE RECEIVED THEM OR NOT.
Unless otherwise indicated, all of our website content is the property of or licensed to the European Research Institute on Cooperative and Social Enterprises, EURICSE, and is protected under European and foreign copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws.
We grant you the limited right to display our website content only on your computer screen, to copy the content as reasonably necessary in connection with such display, and to print and store the content for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that all copyright or other proprietary rights notices appear on the printed and stored versions. You will not distribute, publish, transmit, modify, create work derivative works from, or in any way commercially exploit any of the content for any purpose. This agreement gives you no rights in the content, products, services, processes, or technology contained in our website. All such rights are retained by EURICSE and any third party owners of such rights. You may not “frame” or “mirror” any content or portion of our website on any other server without our prior written permission. Content that is posted to the Site is released under the Creative Commons Attribution – NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported Licence.
The Site has content sharing arrangements in place with other third party websites. Your story may be reproduced in its original form on the websites belonging to partners of Stories.coop. For example, each story submitted to the Site will have the possibility of being chosen to appear on the www.2012.coop site as a story of the day in 2012.
TERMS OF ACCESS
We reserve the right to terminate your access to our website, or any portion of it, at any time, without notice. Any breach of this agreement will result in termination of your right to use the site. Upon termination you are no longer authorized to access or use the site, and the restrictions imposed on you with respect to downloaded material, and the disclaimers and limitations of liability set forth in this agreement, will survive termination.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The Site may contain links and pointers to internet sites maintained by third parties. We do not operate or control such sites or any information, products, or services provided on such sites. Third party links are included solely for your convenience, and do not constitute an endorsement by us. You assume sole responsibility for use of third party links, and the disclaimer and limitation of liability provisions set forth in this agreement are applicable for your use at such third party sites. We do not monitor or approve the privacy or security practices of such sites; you access and use them at your own risk.
EURICSE takes reasonable steps to ensure that the information contained in the Site is up to date and accurate. No responsibility is, however, accepted by or on behalf of EURICSE for any error, omission, or misleading statement on the Site or on any website to which its pages connect. No liability is accepted by or on behalf of EURICSE for any reliance on the information in these pages. We do not warrant that the content or functions will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the site, including the server that makes it available is free of viruses or other harmful components. You assume all risks associated with use of this Site. Euricse reserves the right to decide at which point in time any submitted story is published on the Site. Euricse reserves the right to make spelling and grammatical corrections to stories.
No mention of any organisation, corporate body or individual, whether on the Site or on other websites to which its pages are linked, implies any approval or warranty as to the standing or capability of any such organisation, company or individual on the part of EURICSE.
EURICSE aims to make the Site available for use by third parties on a permanent basis but we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on the Site without notice. From time to time, it may be necessary for us to restrict access to some parts of the Site, or our entire Site, to users who have registered with us. We will not be liable if for any reason the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
If you are provided with any user information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to revoke any user information at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with these terms and conditions or if we consider that the security of the Site has been or is likely to be breached in any way.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
In no event will EURICSE, its affiliates or licensors be liable for any special, incidental, or consequential damages, however caused, whether for breach of warranty, contract, or tort (including negligence, strict liability or otherwise).
You agree to indemnify and hold EURICSE, its officers, directors, agents and employees from and against all claims, damages, and expenses, including legal fees, arising out of any information, message, content, or materials uploaded, posted, distributed or transmitted to or through the site by you, or otherwise arising out of your use of the site.
EUROPEAN UNION COPYRIGHT DIRECTIVE AND DIGITAL MILLENIUM COPYRIGHT ACT
EURICSE respects the intellectual property rights of others and has a policy to remove infringing content and restrict or deny access to repeat infringers. If you are a copyright owner and you believe your work has been copied and used improperly on the site, please contact us at email@example.com. You must include the following information in your request: (1) physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner; (2) description of the work you claim has been infringed and the location of the alleged infringement on the Site; (3) your contact information including address, telephone number and e-mail address; (4) a written statement that you have a good faith belief the accused usage is infringing; and (5) a statement by you under penalty of perjury that the information in the notice is accurate and that you are duly authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
This agreement will be deemed to include all other notices, policies, disclaimers, and other terms contained within or applicable to particular portions of our website or services offered. This is the entire agreement between us and you with respect to our website; any modification of this agreement must be in writing and agreed to by both of us. If any portion of this agreement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining provisions will be enforced to the full extent permitted by law.
CONTACT OR HELP
If you have questions about the above terms and conditions and/or the website content you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org.