Legals 2018-03-16T15:43:01+00:00

IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE

The Collaborative Platform for Building Renovation is part of the STUNNING project, which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 768287.

Terms of Use for Collaborative Platform for Building Renovation 

Agreement between User and the Database Owners

Use

The Database Owners (STUNNING consortium) and Administrators (TECHNOFI) maintain the Collaborative Platform for Building Renovation (the Platform) as a service to its Users. The information presented herein is for informative purposes only. We invite Users to visit the Platform and use the information contained therein for the User’s personal, non-commercial use, without any right to resell or redistribute it’s content for commercial purposes, subject to the terms and conditions outlined below. Use of this Platform constitutes agreement with the following terms and conditions.

Disclaimer

The Database Administrators maintain the Collaborative Platform for Building Renovation to present the data collected in the framework of the STUNNING project to the stakeholders and the public. Our goal is to keep this information timely and accurate. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them. However, the Database Owners and Administrators accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to the information on this site.

Materials provided on this Platform are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

Materials provided are:

  • of a general nature only and not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity;
  • not necessarily comprehensive, complete, accurate or up to date;
  • sometimes linked to external sites over which the Database Owners and Administrators has no control and for which the Database Owners and Administrators assumes no responsibility;
  • not professional nor provides legal advice (if you need specific advice, you should always consult a suitably qualified professional).

Database Owners and Administrators specifically do not make any warranties or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any such Materials. Database Owners and Administrators periodically add, change, improve, or update the Materials on this Platform without notice. Under no circumstances shall the Database Owners and Administrators be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense incurred or suffered which is claimed to resulted from use of this Platform, including without limitation, any fault, error, omission, interruption or delay with respect thereto. Use of this Platform is at User’s sole risk. Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall Database Owners and Administrators be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, even if they have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

User specifically acknowledges and agrees that the Database Owners and Administrators are not liable for any conduct of any User.

This Platform may contain advice, opinions, and statements of various information providers and content providers. The Database Owners and Administrators do not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information provided by any information provider or content provider, or any user of this Platform or other person or entity. Reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement, or other information shall also be at your own risk. Neither the Database Owners and Administrators, nor any of their respective agents, employees, information providers or content providers shall be liable to any User or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error, omission, interruption, timeliness, completeness, deletion, defect, failure of performance, computer virus, communication line failure, alteration of, or use of any content herein, regardless of cause, for any damages resulting therefrom.

As a condition of use of this Platform, User agrees to indemnify the Database Owners and Administrators from and against any and all actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out User’s use of this Platform, including without limitation any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by User of these terms and conditions. If User is dissatisfied with any material on this Platform or with any of terms and conditions of use of this Platform, User’s sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this Platform.

Nothing in this Platform or any Materials shall be construed, implicitly or explicitly, as containing any investment recommendations. Accordingly, nothing in such Platform, or in such Materials, constitutes an offer of or an invitation by or on behalf of the Database Owners and Administrators to use, purchase or sell any of the technologies and solutions mentioned, nor should it be considered as investment advice.

Applicable laws; consents

This Agreement will be interpreted and enforced in accordance with the laws of Belgium. Any action to enforce this agreement shall be brought in the courts located Brussels.

User specifically acknowledges that its use of the Platform may be subject to applicable law and to the rules and regulations of various regulatory authorities, as well as restrictions imposed by various data providers, any or all of which may restrict such use. User agrees to identify and obtain any agreement, approval, license or permit from which may be so required, at User’s own expense.

General

The Database Owners and Administrators reserve their exclusive right in its sole discretion to alter, limit or discontinue the Platform or any Materials in any respect. The Database Owners and Administrators shall have no obligation to take the needs of any user into consideration in connection therewith.

The Database Owners and Administrators reserves the right to deny in its sole discretion any user access to this Platform or any portion thereof without notice.

No waiver by the Database Owners and Administrators of any provision of this Agreement shall be binding except as set forth in a writing signed by its duly authorized representative.

Copyright notice

Reproduction of images, videos and other content is authorised for non-commercial purposes, provided the source is acknowledged, except where otherwise stated. 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.

Privacy policy for processing of personal data related to the Platform

Introduction

As the Platform collects personal data, it is subject to Regulation (EC) 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data. Your personal data will thus be processed in conformity with the above-mentioned Regulation.

Because we gather certain types of information about the users of this Platform, we want to ensure that you fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.

Within the Collaborative Platform for Building Renovation we also provide links to third-party sites. Since we do not control them, we encourage you to review their privacy policies.

What information does the platform collect?

Although you can browse through the Platform without giving any information about yourself, we do require certain personal information in order to grant you access to some parts of the portal. We treat this information according to the privacy policy statement.

If you register as a user for this Platform, you will be asked for personal data, such as your name and email address. When you register, we may set a cookie, a small bit of code stored on your hard drive that enables you to manage your user profile. By setting this cookie the platform will remember you the next time you visit and won’t have to bother you by asking questions you have already answered.

In addition, the Platform also records your IP address, which is the Internet address of your computer, and information such as your browser type and operating system. This information helps us learn about the geographical distribution of our Platform visitors and the technology they use to access our Platform. This information is never connected with the personal information you supply to us if you register on our Platform.

Who has access to your personal data and to whom is it disclosed?

When you register to the Collaborative Platform for Building Renovation, we save your private data in our systems and do not disclose it publicly. You can access all the information disclosed with us at any time, verify its accuracy and, if necessary, correct it. In order to do this, please log in into your profile and adjust everything that is necessary.

All personal details disclosed by registered users to this website remain fully in their control. The Database Owners and Administrators do not modify this information in any way and uses it solely for the purposes of the Platform activities. We never discloses personal information to third parties without prior approval. We do not divulge your personal data for any marketing purposes.

All the data collected through the online user profile form will be stored safely in our database system.

What do the Database Owners and Administrators do with the information?

The Database Owners and Administrators uses the information for four primary purposes:

  • To confirm your registrations on the Platform.
  • To make the Platform easier for you to use by not having to enter information like your email address more than once.
  • To give you access to certain functionalities such as the submission of new data or articles.
  • To include you in STUNNING ‘Stakeholder community’ and in our stakeholder directory.

What if I don’t want to share my information?

The Database Owners and Administrators views the User information that it collects from its Platform as a trusted asset for which we take great care in not misusing.

The Database Owners and Administrators will not share, sell, distribute or rent your information to anyone. Whenever we use other organizations to provide support services, we will require them to conform to our privacy standards and allow us to audit them for compliance. We will not otherwise reveal personal information to any external organization unless we have previously informed you by notice at this address, have been authorized by you, or are requested by law.

How do we protect and safeguard your information?

The Database Owners and Administrators, employ a range of technologies to protect the information maintained on our systems from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

How can you verify, modify or delete your information?

All personal details disclosed by registered users to this website remain fully in their control. The users can delete or modify any of their personal details at any time through the edit tab in their respective profile settings.

In case you wish to verify which personal data is stored on your behalf in the Platform, have it modified, corrected, or deleted, please make use of the contact information for the Administrators mentioned in the Platform, and by explicitly describing your request. Any correction of your personal data will be taken into consideration from the data protection point of view.

How long do we keep your personal data?

Your personal data are kept for the existence of the Platform, and in the archives for a period of 5 years following the end of the Platform.

Contact information

For any questions related to your rights, feel free to contact the Administrator, by using the contact information mentioned in the Platform, and by explicitly specifying your request.

Recourse

In case of conflict, complaints can be addressed to the European Data Protection Supervisor:

http://www.edps.europa.eu

Notification of Changes

If there are any changes to this privacy policy, we will post them on our home page so that you are completely aware of how the changes will affect you.

Data Privacy Terms for data uploaded to the Collaborative Platform for Building Renovation 

You, and your company or organization (Data Provider) have agreed to upload and provide data on building renovation projects (Project Data) to the Collaborative Platform for Building Renovation (the Platform). The Database Owners (STUNNING consortium) and their Administrators (TECHNOFI) have created and provide the Platform as a service for registered users (Users) to improve the available evidence on the performance of energy efficient refurbishments.

Provision of Project Data to the Platform constitutes agreement with the following terms and conditions.

The Project Data provided by Data Providers to the Platform is owned by the Database Owners but the day-to-day operation will be contracted with suitable confidentiality clauses to the Administrators.

The Project Data shall remain in the Platform until the Data Provider provides notice of termination of their participation in the Platform and notice to remove Project Data provided by the Data Provider from the Platform. At such time the Administrators acting on behalf of the Database Owners will remove the Project Data uploaded in the Platform by the Data Provider.

The Database Owners and Administrators, employ a range of technologies to protect the information maintained on the Platform from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

Full sets of Project Data provided by Data Provider will not be made visible or otherwise available on an individual project level to Users or any outside entity through the user interface of the Platform or otherwise. Limited subsets of selected Project Data will be displayed to Users. Visible Project Data will be associated with Data Provider.

By uploading and providing Project Data to the Administrators and the Platform, Data Provider has agreed that the Administrators may on Behalf of the Database Owners host, display and manage (including back-up) such Project Data for the purpose of the Platform in accordance with the above Data Privacy Terms.