Website Terms of Use – designtoolkit.org

This page tells you the terms of use under which we provide our website (our “site”). Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

Information about us

designtoolkit.org is a site provided by Design Toolkit (“we”); we are a non-profit organization based in Thessaloniki, Greece. Our site is provided via a third-party website hosting company.

Accessing our site

Access to our site is not guaranteed and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the information we provide on our site without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

Intellectual property rights

We are the owner of all intellectual property rights in material created by us and published on our site. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. To the extent that intellectual property in the site was not created by us, it is validly licensed to us and the moral rights of the creators are acknowledged accordingly or waived.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organization to material posted on our site.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors and/or third-party licensors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Reliance on information posted

Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

Our site changes regularly

We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Our liability

The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law we hereby expressly exclude:

All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.

Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation, any liability for:

wasted management or office time; and

for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Information about you and your visits to our site

As our site is provided via a third-party, we have no control over the way in which that third-party might collect and process data about you (for example, your IP address) or their use of cookies. By using our site, you agree and accept that such collection and processing of data about you might occur and that, if you do not want to be subject to such collection and processing of data, you will take steps to prevent it (for example, you may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the placing of cookies), otherwise you will be deemed to consent to it.

Uploading material to our site

To the extent that we enable you to upload material to our site, any such material you provide to us for our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material provided by you for our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights or of their right to privacy.

We will not be responsible or liable for the content or accuracy of any materials uploaded by you or any other user of our site. We also have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, such material is unacceptable, but we shall not monitor such material nor shall we be responsible for ensuring that material we have enabled a user to upload is removed.

Making payments on our site

From time to time, it may be possible to make financial transactions (payments) on our site, for example in order to book tickets for events organized by us. Such transactions are made with the intermediation of a licensed financial services provider (bank or other licensed entity), which is licensed under Greek law to process such transactions, by charging your credit, debit or prepaid card. Such transactions occur in real time, electronically and securely, between the buyer (you) and the financial institution/bank that will conclude the transaction on behalf of designtoolkit.org. Designtoolkit.org has absolutely no participation in these transactions and any personal data pertaining to the buyer’s card are not at any time, nor in any way stored on our site. We bear no responsibility whatsoever in the event that the person who uses a credit/debit/pre-paid card to make any such transaction is not the legal owner of the card being used and we are not liable for any reimbursement. When the option to make payments on our site is activated, additional information will be provided here and in the relevant site section on the financial services provider that will process the transactions and on accepted means of payment. Viruses, hacking and other offences.

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

Breaching this provision constitutes a criminal offence. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Linking to our site

You may link to our site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in these terms.

If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please contact us via the contact details provided on our site.

Links from our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The Greek courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site, although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Greece.

Variations

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you if you choose to visit our site. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact us using the contact details provided on our site.

Thank you for visiting our site.

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