Terms of Use

Effective on: 07-07-2017

Please read these Terms of Use (the “Terms”) carefully before using the MAGIC online platform: http://magicnexus.eu/ (the "Website") as they contain important information regarding your legal rights and obligations. The Terms may change from time to time without previous notice and so you should check them regularly.


1. Introduction

The terms of use and conditions hereby presented govern your use the MAGIC website (the "Website"). Your access to and use of the Website is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Website. The Website is owned and administrated by the members of the MAGIC Project Consortium, coordinated by Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA) - Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Carrer de les Columnes, Cerdanyola del Valles, 08193 Spain (“MAGIC Consortium”, "we", "us" or "our"). By accessing and using the Website you are deemed to have understood and agreed to the Terms. Moreover, by using the Website, you agree to be legally bound by these Terms and you agree to the processing of your Personal Data in accordance with our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy, you may not use the Website. All visitors who participate and use this Website are expected to read and agree with these rules and policies and not to violate any of them. Please take a moment to familiarise yourself with the platform’s guidelines.


2. Changes to the Terms

The MAGIC Consortium reserves the right, at its discretion, to make changes to any part of the Website, the information or these Terms. Please review the Website periodically for changes to these Terms. The date at the top of this webpage indicates when these Terms were last updated. By continuing to use the Website you agree to be bound by these Terms as amended. If you do not agree with the amended Terms, you must not continue to use the Website after the date on which the amendments take effect.


3. Legal Disclaimer

Although we attempt to ensure that the information contained in this Website is accurate and up-to-date, no responsibility is accepted by or on behalf of the MAGIC Consortium for any errors, omissions, or any inaccurate material or information on the Website. Further, the MAGIC Consortium does not warrant that the Website or any of the material or information will be uninterrupted or error free or that any defects will be corrected. 

The MAGIC Consortium shall not be liable for any loss or any damage arising out of or in connection with access or use of the Website except that nothing herein excludes or limits any liability for losses which may not be lawfully excluded or limited by applicable law. In no event shall the MAGIC Consortium be liable for any loss including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss (including but not limited to goodwill, loss of business, etc.), or any damages arising from loss of use, data or profits, whether in contract, extra-contractual liability or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use of this Website or any of the information. You also acknowledge and agree that the operation of the Website is dependent upon the proper and effective functioning of the internet and other third party equipment and services, and that we do not guarantee and will not be liable for these in any way.


4. Inappropriate Content

In order to foster an open, friendly and pleasant atmosphere on the Website, the following are deemed to constitute inappropriate content. Posting such content may result in account suspension or banning as well as the removal of the offending posts:

  • You may not post content (text, images, videos, etc.) 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.
  • You may not post any content that violate any laws or regulations.
  • You may not post any content that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, right of privacy or right of publicity.
  • You may not explicit advertising of products or services without our prior consent or the adequate context.
  • You may not post, link to, upload or transmit software or other materials that contain viruses, worms, time bombs, Trojan horses, or other harmful or disruptive components.
  • You may not register to solely post/endorse/promote for your own personal gain.
  • You may not discuss illegal activities such as software and movie piracy and other intellectual property infringement.
  • You may not disclose confidential information. Posting your or other people's personal contact information (i.e. telephone numbers, addresses, etc.) on any publicly viewable forums is forbidden.
  • Anything else deemed inappropriate by us.
  • You may not post links to any of the above.

All content posted by users express the views of the author, and the MAGIC Consortium will not be held responsible for any message published. While these rules cover most common situations, they cannot anticipate everything. Consequently we reserve the right to take any actions we deem appropriate to ensure that this Website is not disrupted or abused in any way. This includes the right to monitor the Website’s posts and delete any postings that do not adhere to the rules above. We also reserve the right to close or ban, temporarily or permanently, any posts without previous notice, as we deem necessary. If you feel a fellow user or member of the MAGIC Consortium breaks the Website policies and rules of conduct, please report it through our Contact page. Should you feel you have been treated unfairly by us, you may appeal directly to us. When contacting us, please provide the user name you used to post an entry. We do not discuss the suspension of website members with the general public. 


5. External Links

This Website contains links to other websites and resources. These links are provided for convenience only. The inclusion of any link to a website does not imply agreement with or endorsement by the MAGIC Consortium of the website, the statements on it, or their entities, products or services. The MAGIC Consortium has not extensively reviewed the linked websites and is not responsible for the content or availability of any linked website. If you decide to access any of the linked third-party websites from this Website, you do this entirely at your own risk. You further acknowledge and agree that the MAGIC Consortium 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 any links or reliance on the content, goods or services available on of any website to which our Website is linked. You may not frame, link or deep-link this Website to any other website without our prior written consent. Should you wish to frame or to set up a link / deep-link to our Website please contact us through our Contact page.


6. Computer Viruses, Worms and Trojan Horses

The MAGIC Consortium uses reasonable endeavours to protect this Website from computer viruses, worms and Trojan Horses. However, we do not warrant that the Website is free from computer viruses, worms and Trojan Horses and accept no liability whatsoever for any damage that may result from the transmission of any computer viruses, worms or Trojan Horses via the Website or via any files which are available for you to download from the Website.


7. Intellectual Property

The intellectual property rights in the Website and copyright in all material stored, displayed and accessible on the Website is either owned by the MAGIC Consortium or duly licensed by third parties. All such rights are reserved. Reproduction is authorised, provided the source is acknowledged, save where otherwise stated. You are permitted to download, print, store temporarily, retrieve and display information from the Website on a computer screen (or in the case of a podcast or an RSS feed on a mobile phone or iPod), print individual pages on paper and store such pages in electronic form on disk (but not on any server or other storage device connected to the network) for your personal use or for internal use within your organisation. You are not permitted (except where you have been given express permission to do so) to adapt or modify the information on this Website or any part of it and the information or any part of it may not be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, posted, broadcast or transmitted in any other way to any third parties for commercial gain. Where prior permission must be obtained for the reproduction or use of textual and multimedia information (sound, images, software, etc.), such permission shall cancel the above-mentioned general permission and shall clearly indicate any restrictions on use.


8. Data Protection and Online Privacy Policy

We may require basic information which identifies you as an individual (“Personal Data”), such as your name and email address, in order to enable you to take advantage of particular services that we offer. We will only use such Personal Data for the purposes of providing information which you have requested, or for other purposes set out in these Terms. We may on occasion make use of the Personal Data that we collect in order to help us administer the Website. The use and payment of all offered services are permitted - if and so far technically possible and reasonable - without specification of any Personal Data or under specification of anonymized data or an alias. The use of published postal addresses, telephone or fax numbers and email addresses for marketing purposes is prohibited. Offenders sending unwanted spam messages will be punished. To better protect your privacy, we provide a Privacy Policy explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used at or in connection with this Website. By accepting this Terms you also are accepting the conditions of the Privacy Policy. 


9. Severability

If these Terms or any part of them should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, then to the extent that they are so illegal, invalid or unenforceable, they shall be treated as severed and deleted from these Terms and the remaining Terms shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable. 


10. Termination

We may terminate or suspend access to our Website immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms. All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability. 


11. Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us through our Contact page.