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Aragon Association (Verein)

Terms of Use

These Terms of Use constitute an agreement between you ("User" or "You") and Aragon Association (Verein) ("We" or "Aragon") regarding your access to and use of https://aragon.org, including any content, functionality and services offered on or through https://aragon.org, https://blog.aragon.org, https://wiki.aragon.org, https://hack.aragon.org, https://research.aragon.org, (together, the "Website" or "Site"). By accessing and using the Website you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use in addition to AragonĀ“s Privacy Policy, Cookies Policy and all applicable laws of your jurisdiction and all of it as it may be modified, changed, supplemented or updated from time to time. Please read these Terms of Use before using the Website ("Terms").

If you do not agree with the Terms you shall not access or use the Site.

1. Use of the Site

You may not use the Website in any way that breaches any applicable local, or regulation and shall only be used for personal and lawful purposes. The Website shall not be used in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent or that has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect or either for commercial purposes such as advertisement or marketing of any third-party products, services, solutions, or technologies.

You also agree not to access without our authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt any part of the Website or any equipment or network on which the Website is stored or any software used in the provision of the Website or any equipment, network or software owned or used by any third party. Send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with these Terms. Transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material without our prior written consent, including any "junk mail", "chain letter" or "spam" or any other similar request.

You are responsible of making the necessary arrangements for you to have access to the Website and ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms of Use. If you infringe these Terms, your access to the Site may be terminated immediately and without previous notice.

This Website is offered and available to users who are legally old enough to access and use the Site according to their personal law and to the laws of Switzerland.

2. Accessing the Website

You are responsible for obtaining and maintaining all connectivity, computer software, hardware and other equipment needed to access and use the Website and all changes related to the same. The Website is made available on an 'as is' and 'as and when available' basis. We reserve the right to withdraw or amend this Website, and any service or material we provide on the Website, in our sole discretion without notice. We do not guarantee that our site or any content on it, will always be available or be interrupted. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website, to users.

Access to the Website may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. You shall be the one responsible for compliance with the laws that You are subject to.

3. User Content and User Account

You may be asked to input some personal data to create your own account (hereinafter, your "User Account") or to register in order to use some parts of the Website or to participate in interactive areas. You represent and warrant that the information you provide is true, complete and updated and we shall always use it in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

As regards to your user content, such as, amongst others, information that you provide, submit, post or share in the Site and its resources, such as interactive areas (hereinafter, the "User Content"), you represent and warrant that those are true, accurate and complete and that do not violate any intellectual property rights.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your User Content and your User Account. You are fully responsible of the activity occurring under your User Account and we shall not be liable for any loss or damages that you may suffer as a result of someone else using your User Content or your User Account. You shall not use anyone else's User Account at any time. Furthermore, you may be held liable for losses or damages incurred by Aragon or another user due to someone else using your account.

We reserve the right to remove, screen or edit User Content at our sole discretion. Furthermore, if we believe you are breaching security, other's intellectual property rights, our Terms or our Privacy Policy, we may suspend your use and access to the Site and your User Account.

4. Open Source Software

These Terms shall also apply to the access and use of any software that we may enable through the Website.

In case we make available for download the source code for any software as an open source software, You agree to be bound by, and comply with, any license agreement that applies to this open source software. Furthermore, You shall not indicate that you are associated with us in connection with your use, modifications or distributions of this open source software.

5. Intellectual Property Rights

The Website, as well as all of its contents, functionalities and/or elements (including but not limited to all copyrights, patents, trade secrets, trademarks, trade names, logos, slogans, custom graphics, button icons, scripts, videos, files, texts, displays, images, video, audio, design, information) are owned by Aragon or, when applicable, the licensors, partners or their respective owners.

Distribution, transformation and public display of any content of this Website shall be authorized in terms of the Creative Commons licence CC0. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any use of any trademarks, logos, related names and product or services names of Aragon shall be subject to the Aragon Trademark Policy and any software which may be accessed by links in the Website will be subject to its particular license.

6. Website Content and Materials

The content on this Website is meant for information purposes only and is not meant to be relied upon or intended as financial, professional or legal advice. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

The Site includes content and materials provided by third parties, which do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Aragon. We are not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content or material provided by any third parties.

7. Translations

The Website may contain English translations of content that it is originally in other language. These translations are provided only as a convenience. In the event of any conflict between the English language version and the translated version, the English language version shall take precedence.

8. Changes to the Terms of Use

We may modify, revise, or update the Terms at any time, without notice to You. All changes are effective immediately when We post them and apply to all access to and use of the Site thereafter. You agree that it is your responsibility to review periodically the Terms and to be aware of any changes.

9. Linking to the Website and Social Media Features

You may link to our Website as long as you do so in a fair and legal way and provided that it does not damage our reputation. Furthermore, you shall not use a link to our Website in such a way as to suggest any form of association.

From time to time, We may display third-party content or links to those third parties websites for your convenience only (hereinafter, "Third-parties Content"). Although we will provide Third-parties Content that we believe to be reliable, we cannot and do not guarantee the accuracy, validity, timeliness, or completeness of it and therefore, we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to rely on Third-parties Content, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.

11. Disclaimer of Warranties and limitation of liability

We do not make any warranties that the files available for downloading from the Site, the Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses, worms, trojan horses or other harmful components. You are responsible for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, or data due to the use of the Website.

The Website and the information, products and services on the Website are provided on a strictly "as is", "where is" and "where available" basis. In no event Aragon guarantees the accuracy, validity reliability, availability, suitability or completeness of any information, content or data provided through the Site and therefore, in no event shall We be liable to you, whether in contract or tort, for any claim, loss, damage, liability, loss, cost or expense of any kind, whether direct or indirect (including damages for loss of business, revenues, profits, data, use, goodwill or other intangible losses) or any other damages of any kind related to you caused from the access or use of the Site or relying on the content of the Site.

Unless otherwise required by law, in no event shall the owners of, the contributors to, or the users of the Website be liable for any damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, loss of use, loss of profits, or loss of data arising out of or in any way connected with the use or access to the Website.

12. Indemnification

To the fullest extent permitted by the applicable law, You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Aragon, its affiliates, licensors and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, parent companies, successors, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, representatives and assigns from and against all claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including reasonable attorneys' fees) that arise from or relate to: (i) your violation of these Terms of Use; (ii) your use of the Website, including, but not limited to, any use of the Website's content, services and products other than as expressly authorized in these Terms of Use; (iii) your use of any information obtained from the Website; (iv) Your User's Content and Your User Account.

13. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of Switzerland. Any claims, disputes and controversies arising out of these Terms or in connection with the access or use of the Website shall be settled in the Courts of the city of Zug (Switzerland). However, we retain the right to bring any suit, action or proceeding against You in your country of residence or any other relevant country. You agree to waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to venue in such courts.

14. Waiver and Severability

The waiver or failure of any party to exercise rights under these Terms will not be deemed a waiver or other limitation of any other right or any future right. Any waiver must be in writing and signed by the party to be charged therewith. These Terms of Use contain the entire agreement between you and Aragon regarding the use of the Site.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of the Terms of Use will continue in full force and effect.

15. Entire Agreement

These Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy constitute the sole and entire agreement between You and Aragon with respect to the Site and supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations and warranties, both written and oral, with respect to the Site.