Terms & Conditions for using the platform “HIPOD”
The platform “HIPOD”, including its supporting website / web application (all together the “platform”), is managed under the consortium of the project “CÓDIGOMÁIS” (www.codigomais.eu).
By using, accessing or publishing data/information in the platform, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions below (“Terms and Conditions”). If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, please do not use this platform.
The consortium of the project “CÓDIGOMÁIS” reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms and Conditions in its sole discretion at any time and without prior notice.
1. Use of the Database
Organisations from whole world may register in the platform, announce their institutional profiles, and announce their offer opportunities (expertise for R&D projects; technology / licensing-out; specialized services; mentoring) or demand opportunities (expertise for R&D projects; technology / licensing-in; specialized services; mentoring; tender / procurement; generic demands for unmet needs).
In all cases, registration in the platform depends on the approval, by the platform's managing team, of the registration request.
As a registered user, you recognize you have the permission of your organisation to act on its behalf for this purpose, and you will have the right to access to your own reserved area, as well as to add, remove or modify information or material within this area. Besides the respective user, only the platform’s managing team will have equal rights in fully accessing or editing information or material within each one of these reserved areas.
You may not use the platform to publish or distribute any information which is illegal, which violates or infringes upon the rights of any other person or organization, which is abusive, which contains errors, viruses or other harmful components.
You will not use the platform in a manner that could damage or impair the platform, nor will you use the platform in a manner that could interfere with any other party’s use of the platform.
The consortium of the project “CÓDIGOMÁIS” may at any time exercise editorial control over the content of any information or material that is submitted or published through the platform.
Any questions about whether a particular use is authorized and any requests for permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, display or make derivative works from any content should be directed to the consortium of the project “CÓDIGOMÁIS” and the platform's managing team.
2. Data property, liability and updating
By adding or uploading any content, information or material, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such materials expressly granted) the consortium of the project “CÓDIGOMÁIS” the right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform and display such content, information or material, in whatever form or medium.
Please note that the public disclosure of an invention prior to applying for patent protection can result in loss of the right to patent.
You will be responsible for any content, information or material that you submit or publish through the platform, including in terms of correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness and reliability.
3. Systems Reliability
The consortium of the project “CÓDIGOMÁIS” aims to keep the Database available uninterruptedly and to maintain saved information. However, the consortium of the project “CÓDIGOMÁIS” does not make any warranty whatsoever that the operation of the platform will be uninterrupted or error-free, neither that no loss of information will ever occur.
Your rights to use the Database as set forth herein may be terminated by the consortium of the project “CÓDIGOMÁIS” without notice if you fail to comply with any provision of these Terms and Conditions.