Effective date: July 07, 2017
Content: All the elements constituting the information on the Website, in particular texts, images, graphics, sound, animations and videos on this website
User: Any natural person connecting via Internet to this website.
User information: Any data associated with a User that may be held by Direct Initiative Foundation for the purpose of user management, relationship management and for analysis and statistics purposes.
The purpose of the Direct Initiative website (Website) is to provide information concerning Foundation's activities and causes. We make diligent effort to provide accurate content and strive to correct any omissions, errors and deficiencies upon receiving relevant notices.
2. Acceptance of Terms
We strive to ensure continuity of the Website’s service at all times. Website is normally accessible to users 24 hours a day, every day of the year. We are not responsible for any disruptions of service resulting from technical maintenance reasons, system improvements, infrastructure failures, security related interruptions, malfunctions of the Internet network or computer equipment, or other causes.
4. Fair use
Users agree to access and use the Website in a responsible and legitimate manner using compatible, virus-free equipment, and state-of-the-art technology, including up to date protection against possible computer threats. Users shall not take any actions to disrupt or hamper functioning of the Website, or obstruct public access to it.
We are striving to make use of our Website safe and secure. However, we cannot guarantee absolute security and we are not responsible for any material or indirect damages related to the use of our website, including computer virus infections, computer fraud, or any other computer hacks resulting from actions by third parties. Users agree to use our Website at their own risk.
6. Incident notification
Regardless of the efforts made, no method of transmission over the Internet and no method of electronic storage is completely secure. We will do our best to mitigate any discovered security breach, or warn users about it at the earliest opportunity.
7. Intellectual property
The Website constitutes an intellectual work protected by relevant national laws and international regulations. Text, images, graphics, sound, animations and videos as well as their arrangement on this website are protected by copyright and other laws. Any reproduction, representation, modification, publication, adaptation of all or part of the elements of the site, whatever the means or process used, is prohibited, except with the prior written authorization.
Unless otherwise stated, all trademarks used on this website are protected by trademark law. Trademark rights to particular names, logos and emblems belong to their respectful owners.
The content of this website may not be copied, distributed, changed, exploited, or made accessible to third parties for commercial purposes without express authorization. Any unauthorized use of the Website or any of the elements it contains will be considered as constituting an infringement and prosecuted in accordance with the relevant laws.
10. Content owner
Direct Initiative website (Website) and its content are created and owned by the Direct Initiative Foundation (Foundation), Trade registry: 65278488, Tax number: 856048690, headquartered in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Foundation acts as the publisher of the Website and is responsible for the quality and veracity of the Content it publishes.
11. User content and actions
Users shall comply with all relevant laws when accessing our Website. We reserves the right to delete, without prior notice, any user created content which contravenes national legislation or international regulations. We reserve a right to pursue legal action against users for any violations, in particular in the event of a hateful, racist, abusive, defamatory or pornographic message, regardless of the medium used.
12. Third party content
We assume no liability for external hypertext links to any third party content because despite our careful content control we do not initiate the transmission of this information, we do not select or change the addressee of the transmitted information, and we do not control the transmitted information itself.