TERMS OF USE AND PRIVACY POLICY

INDEPENDENT UNION OF EUROPEAN JUORNALISTS

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Terms of Use

1. We encourages you to read these terms (“Terms of Use”, “Terms”) carefully.

Any and all use of the NGO «IUOEJ» NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION “INDEPENDENT UNION OF EUROPEAN JOURNALISTS” website, including without limitation their related pages or any other content, constitutes your acceptance of the Terms of Use. The «IUOEJ» website is: https://eunion.press/.

2. Content of the website
The information on the «IUOEJ» website, including without limitation text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, material, interactive features, and files (collectively referred to as “Content”) is selected on the basis of the «IUOEJ’s» own criteria and at its sole discretion. The «IUOEJ» reserves the right to change, modify, add, or remove the Content at any time and without notice.

The «IUOEJ» website may embed content from third party websites and/or services, discussions boards, mailing lists, or other communication and social media platforms such as listed in the Cookie Statement, which are not owned or controlled by the «IUOEJ».

The «IUOEJ» website may contain additional guidelines, rules, or conditions applicable to specific services and features (collectively referred to as the “Guidelines”) which may be posted, modified or removed at any time and without notice.

3. Content posted on IUEJ social media pages
The «IUOEJ» social media pages reach out to various audiences across and beyond the «IUOEJ» region. The social media platforms used by the «IUOEJ» are not owned or controlled by the «IUOEJ». The «IUOEJ» does not claim ownership of content you submit or make available for inclusion on the «IUOEJ» social media pages. You are solely responsible for such content.

To learn more, please consult our comprehensive list of «IUOEJ» social media presences or the «IUOEJ» social media pages Terms of Use.

4. Disclaimer of Warranties
You expressly understand and agree that your use of the «IUOEJ» website is at your own risk. The «IUOEJ» website are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. The I«IUOEJ», its officials, and persons providing services to the «IUOEJ» don’t make warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from the «IUOEJ», its officials or persons providing services to the «IUOEJ» , or through or from the «IUOEJ» website shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the terms.

The «IUOEJ» , its officials, and persons providing services to the «IUOEJ» specifically make no warranty or representation that (i) the «IUOEJ» website will meet your requirements; (ii) the «IUOEJ» website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free; (iii) the information that may be obtained from the «IUOEJ» websites will be accurate, complete or reliable; (iv) the quality of information obtained by you through the «IUOEJ» websites will meet your expectations; (v) any file available for downloading through the website will be free of infection by software viruses or other harmful computer code, files, or programs; and (vi) any errors in the «IUOEJ» websites will be corrected.

Unless expressly stated otherwise, the findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed at the «IUOEJ» website are those of the various «IUOEJ» officials and persons providing services to the «IUOEJ» who prepared the work and do not necessarily represent the views of the «IUOEJ» or its participating States. The content embedded from third-party websites does not represent the views of or constitute endorsement by the «IUOEJ» or its participating States. Likewise, any user-generated content shall in no way be attributed to or represent views of the «IUOEJ» or its participating States.

The boundaries and names shown and the designations used on the maps on the «IUOEJ» website do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the «IUOEJ» or its participating States.

5. Limitation of Liability
Any Content downloaded or otherwise obtained from the «IUOEJ» website is accessed at your own discretion and risk. You expressly understand and agree that the «IUOEJ» , its officials, and persons providing services to the «IUOEJ» shall not be liable for any damages (including, but not limited to, direct, incidental, consequential, exemplary and indirect damages), obligations, losses, liabilities, costs, expenses or attorney fees (even if the «IUOEJ» has been advised of the possibility of such damages), arising out of or in connection to the use of the «IUOEJ» website.

The «IUOEJ» is not liable or responsible for the content of any third party websites. It is your responsibility to access and abide by the policies and terms of any third party websites.

The «IUOEJ» shall not be liable for any user-generated content on the «IUOEJ» website.

6. Indemnity
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the «IUOEJ» , its officials, and persons providing services to the «IUOEJ» from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, damages or costs (including, but not limited to, direct, incidental, consequential, exemplary, and indirect damages), expenses, and attorney fees resulting from (i) your use of and access to the «IUOEJ» website; (ii) your violation of any of the terms; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation, any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that your user submissions caused damage to a third party.

7. Prohibited practices
The following conduct shall be prohibited when using the «IUOEJ» websites:

a. Defamation, abuse, harassment, stalking, threatening or otherwise violating the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
b. Publishing, posting, distribution or dissemination of any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information;
c. Uploading or attaching files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy and publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all consents therefor as may be required by law;
d. Uploading or attaching files that contain viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer;
e. Deleting any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded;
f. Falsifying the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded;
g. Advertisement or offer to sell any goods or services, or conducting or forwarding surveys, contests or chain letters, or downloading any file posted by another user that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.

8. Privacy Notice
Below, you give your consent to our Privacy Notice.

9. Cookie Statement
«IUOEJ» websites use “cookies”. To learn more, please consult our Cookie Statement below.

10. Copyright Policy
Content provided on the «IUOEJ» website is subject to the «IUOEJ» Copyright Policy (see below).

11. Linking Policy
Subject to «IUOEJ» consent, you may provide on your website a link to the «IUOEJ» websites, if you share the IUEJ’s values or contribute to the «IUOEJ’s» work. The content of your site must be relevant, add value and be useful to our audience. The «IUOEJ» reserves the right to reject at any time any external link if it is considered to be inappropriate. In such case you shall immediately remove the link to the «IUOEJ» website from your website.

For your convenience and information, the «IUOEJ» websites may contain links to other, external websites over which the «IUOEJ» does not exercise control. These other sites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you. The «IUOEJ» is not and shall not be responsible for the content of and activities on third party websites.

In order to guarantee the quality of our linking services in a safe way to you, we encourage you to report broken links or links to websites with a doubtful reputation to us via our contact.

12. Waiver; Severance
The failure of the «IUOEJ» to enforce any right under the Terms does not constitute a waiver of this right or provision, and the other provisions of the Terms shall remain in full force and effect. If any provisions or part(s) of the Terms are held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable by a competent authority, the remaining provisions shall be unaffected and shall remain in full force and effect.

13. Updates to the Terms of Use
The «IUOEJ» reserves the right, at its discretion, to change or modify all or any part of the Terms at any time without notice to you. Your continued use of the «IUOEJ» website constitutes your binding acceptance of any such changes to the Terms. If at any time the Terms are no longer acceptable to you, you should immediately cease all use of the «IUOEJ» websites.

14. Privileges and Immunities
Nothing in the Terms shall deem or be interpreted as a waiver, express or implied, of any of the privileges or immunities enjoyed by the «IUOEJ» , its officials or persons providing services to the «IUOEJ» .

15. Termination of access
If we detect prohibited conduct, as specified in Paragraph 7 above, or other malicious activities from your origin, the «IUOEJ» reserves the right to block your access to the «IUOEJ» website without further notification. If you believe that our actions are unjustified, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

Privacy Notice

The I«IUOEJ» is committed to safeguarding your privacy and security of your information. We want you to be familiar with how we collect, use and disclose information.

By accessing the «IUOEJ» website, certain information about you, such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, geographical location, navigation through the «IUOEJ» website, the software used, and the time spent, along with other similar information, will be collected by the «IUOEJ» . The collected information will not be personally identifiable. This information will be used for administrative purposes, to help diagnose problems, provide a personalized service, evaluate the success of our communication campaigns, to ensure the uninterrupted operations and improve the quality of provided services.

Your personal data (such as your name, address, occupation, etc.) may be collected in connection to some of «IUOEJ» services (for example, e-mail newsletters, requests for information, registration forms, etc.). By submitting your personal data for such services, you consent to the processing of your personal data by the «IUOEJ» in accordance with applicable «IUOEJ» policies and procedures.

The «IUOEJ» reserves the right to access, read, preserve and disclose information that is reasonably necessary to (i) enforce the Terms, including investigation of potential violations hereof; (ii) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; (iii) respond to user support requests; (iv) protect the rights, property or safety of the IUEJ, its users and the public; or (v) respect any applicable local laws.

 

Copyright Policy

The Content of the «IUOEJ» website or its related pages is owned or licensed by the «IUOEJ» , subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under applicable law.

Are you permitted to use IUEJ branding?

The IUEOJ’s name and emblem in all official languages of the Organization are the exclusive property of the «IUOEJ» and are protected under Article 6ter of the “Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property”. They may not be copied, reproduced, displayed or used without the express, prior written permission of the «IUOEJ» .

Under what conditions may you use IUEJ Content?

Content owned by the «IUOEJ» may only be used for personal or educational purposes. Such content may not be reproduced, copied, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, sold, licensed, or exploited in any way without the express prior written permission of the «IUOEJ» . For any use of content that is licensed by the «IUOEJ» , permission of an owner of copyright in such content is to be sought. For the use of photographs, infographics or other visual artwork please read the visual artwork section.

You obtained written permission to use IUEJ Content. How do you credit the IUEJ?

After obtaining the express written IUOEJ’s permission for using the IUOEJ-owned content for other than personal or educational purposes, the «IUOEJ» must be credited as a source when using such content. For texts, the «IUOEJ» , the publication, page, and the author of the originating text must be cited. For the use of photographs, infographics or other visual artwork please read the visual artwork section.

Is there a dedicated copyright policy for photographs, infographics or other visual artwork?

All photographs, infographics or other visual artwork (collectively known as “Visuals”) unless expressly credited otherwise, are the sole property of the «IUOEJ» and are subject to copyright.

For Visuals that are credited to the «IUOEJ», the «IUOEJ» hereby grants you permission to reproduce and/or distribute them without charge under the terms and conditions of a Creative Commons Attribution – No Derivative Works license, available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/. When reproducing and/or distributing such Visuals, you must credit both the «IUOEJ» and, if applicable, the photographer/creator in the following manner: IUOEJ/photographers or creators name.

For Visuals that are not credited to the «IUOEJ» , you must seek permission to reproduce them from the original photographer, creator or agency, as shown in the credits.

 

Cookie Statement

When you access an «IUOEJ» website via a supported browser, see standards and requirements, cookies may be downloaded on your computer or mobile device. Cookies are tiny files that are used to recognize whether you have visited a website previously and adjust «IUOEJ» services accordingly.

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies to improve and tailor our services to your needs. This information is not used to gather personally identifiable information.

Which cookies are served through our website?

Cookies are either served directly (first party) or by a partner (third party) to you. In a nutshell, there are four types of cookies:

1. Essential

These first party cookies are absolutely necessary for a flawless operation of the website. Common visitors who read and download information do not require them. They become necessary when you are asked to provide personal information which is required to process your request, such as submitting contact forms, signing up to newsletters or authenticating to secure areas.

2. Preferences

This group of cookies remembers choices that you have previously made. For example, they are used for personalization, such as preferred settings or consenting to (and hiding) our privacy notification.

3. Statistical

These third party cookies collect anonymous information about users for the purpose of assessing the website’s performance. In this respect, we rely on the following service providers:

Google Analytics, DoubleClick, Tag Manager & Custom Search Engine, New Relic, Freshworks

4. Targeting

The «IUOEJ» shares webpages or embeds content from the listed Social Media presences. Their cookies, similar to statistical cookies, collect information about users’ behaviour, which helps us to target certain audiences. Individual cookie policies apply to different services:

  • Youtube
  • SoundCloud
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Instagram
  • Flickr

What kind of information is collected via cookies?

We generate reports for the purposes of evaluating the success of our communication campaigns, such as analysing page impressions, browsing patterns, audience profiles and geographic location. These reports do not contain any personally identifiable information or data.

We may also use your IP address and browser type to help diagnose problems with our infrastructure. An IP address is a numeric code that identifies your computer on the Internet that is captured when retrieving a cookie. For specific services, such as Google Analytics, IP addresses are anonymized.

Do I have to consent to the use of cookies?

If your browser accepts cookies from our website and you access this website the first time, a banner asking for your consent will be presented to you. As you will have seen from the information provided on this page, we use cookies mainly for statistical and targeting purposes. If you are a visitor exclusively reading and downloading information, you can in general use our website without accepting cookies. However, we hope to have convinced you of our good intentions. Your kind acceptance of our cookies will help us to continuously improve and extend our service. If you still wish to block cookies, you can find more information at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.