Terms and conditions
Last updated [18.03.2020]
Welcome to the member website of International Lipidomics Society ry (“Lipidomics”, “we”, “us” or “our”).
These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) govern your use of (the “Website”) and all services provided therein and related thereto.
Please read these Terms carefully. Every time you visit the Website and use its services, you accept the following Terms and agree to be bound by them.
Before you continue using the Website, we advise you to read our privacy notice for additional information regarding our data protection practices.
1. Use of services
You may use the Website if you agree to form a binding agreement with Lipidomics concerning your use of the Website and thereto related services, and you are not legally incompetent to enter into such agreement. Minors under the age of 18 are not allowed to use the Website.
2. Description of the Website and the services related thereto
The Website consists of the internet pages of International Lipidomics Society ry and a blog related thereto. Users can access the website contents after registering as users. Users can also become members of the International Lipidomics Society ry.
The Website also includes social and interactive features allowing the registered users to, among other things, make comments on the posts in the Lipidomics blog.
The Website contains third-party plugins by LinkedIn and Twitter. The use of these third-party plugins is not covered by these Terms. For the terms and conditions governing the use of these third-party plugins, please refer to the terms of the providers of these plugins below:
3. Your right to use the Website
The Website and the content contained and/or published therein (digital downloads, images, texts, graphics, logos) is the property of International Lipidomics Society ry and/or its content creators and protected by copyright, trademark and other laws of Finland and the European Union.
International Lipidomics Society ry gives you a personal, worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable and non-exclusive license to use the Website and all services provided therein and related thereto, and to view Lipidomics’ copyrighted material. These Terms do not give you the right to use any of the Lipidomics trademarks, logos, domain names or any other brand features for any other purposes.
The entire communication with us is electronic. Every time you send us an email or a message through the Website, you are engaging in communication with us. If you subscribe to a newsletter on the Website, you consent to receiving regular email newsletters from us. You can unsubscribe from the newsletters at any given time through the Website or by following the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletters themselves.
You are expressly and emphatically restricted from doing any and all of the following:
- Publishing any Website material in any media;
- Selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any Website material;
- Publicly performing and/or showing any Website material;
- Using the Website in any way that is, or may be, damaging to this website;
- Using the Website in any way that impacts user access to this website;
- Using the Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in a way that causes, or may cause, harm to the Website, or to any person or business entity;
- Engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this website, or while using the Website; or
- Using the Website to engage in any advertising or marketing.
Certain areas of the website are restricted from access by you, and International Lipidomics Society ry may further restrict your access to any areas of the Website, at any time, in its sole and absolute discretion.
6. Your Content
In these Terms, “Your Content” shall mean any text, images or other material you choose to display on this website. With respect to Your Content, by displaying it, you grant International Lipidomics Society ry a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute it in any and all media.
Your Content must be your own and must not be infringing on any third party’s rights. International Lipidomics Society ry reserves the right to remove any of Your Content from this website at any time, and for any reason, without notice.
7. User comments
Visitors may post content on the Website, where possible, as long as it is not obscene, illegal, defamatory, threatening, infringing of intellectual property rights, invasive of privacy or injurious in any other way to third parties. Content has to be free of software viruses, political campaigns, and commercial solicitation.
We reserve all rights (but not the obligation) to remove and/or edit such content. When you post your content, you grant Lipidomics a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free and irrevocable license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display and distribute such content in any media.
8. User Account
You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your private login information (your username and password) when you register as a user on the website. You are responsible for all activities that occur under your login information.
We reserve all rights to terminate Website user accounts, edit or remove content and cancel orders in our sole discretion.
9. No warranties
The Website is provided “as is”, with all faults, and International Lipidomics Society ry makes no express or implied representations or warranties of any kind related to the Website or the materials contained on the Website. Additionally, nothing contained on the Website shall be construed as providing consult or advice to you.
10. Limitation of liability
In no event shall International Lipidomics Society ry, nor any of its officers, directors and employees, be liable to you for anything arising out of, or in any way connected with your use of the Website, whether such liability is under contract, tort or otherwise. International Lipidomics Society ry, including its officers, directors and employees, shall not be liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of, or in any way related to your use of this website.
You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent International Lipidomics Society ry from and against any and all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.
If any provision of these Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render these Terms unenforceable or invalid as a whole, and such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.
13. Variation of Terms
International Lipidomics Society ry is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using the Website you are expected to review such Terms on a regular basis to ensure you understand all terms and conditions governing use of the Website.
International Lipidomics Society ry shall be permitted to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification or consent required.
However, you shall not be permitted to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.
15. Entire Agreement
These Terms, including any legal notices and disclaimers contained on the Website, constitute the entire agreement between International Lipidomics Society ry and you in relation to your use of the Website, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings with respect to the same.
16. Governing Law & Jurisdiction
By visiting the Website, you agree that the laws of Finland, without regard to principles of conflict laws, will govern these Terms, or any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and International Lipidomics Society ry, its business partners and/or associates. Any disputes related in any way to your use of the Website, any services provided therein and related thereto, or to products you purchase from us, shall be settled in the District Court of Helsinki, Finland, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the said court.