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Netherlands Polar Data Center

Terms & Conditions

Introduction

These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.

This website uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of our privacy and cookies policy.

License to use website

Unless otherwise stated, NPDC or the researcher who submitted the information own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages and files from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions or on the download pages.

Unless stated otherwise on a page you must not:

  • republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
  • sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;
  • edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or
  • redistribute material from this website.

Acceptable use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without NPDC’s express written consent.

You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without NPDC’s express written consent.

Restricted access

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted. NPDC reserves the right to restrict access to areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at NPDC’s discretion.

If NPDC provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential.

NPDC may disable your user ID and password in NPDC sole discretion without notice or explanation.

User content

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to NPDC a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to NPDC the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights. When you not wish to grant full rights on a data file, you do so by selecting a more limited access restriction than public when submitting the file.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or NPDC or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

NPDC reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on NPDC’s servers, or hosted or published upon this website.

No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. NPDC makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, NPDC does not warrant that:

  • this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
  • the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Limitations of liability

NPDC will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

  • for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
  • for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.
These limitations of liability apply even if NPDC has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Exceptions

Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit NPDC’s liability in respect of any:

  • death or personal injury caused by NPDC’s negligence;
  • fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of NPDC; or
  • matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for NPDC to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.

Reasonableness

By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.

Indemnity

You hereby indemnify NPDC and undertake to keep NPDC indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by NPDC to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of NPDC’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by NPDC arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to NPDC’s other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, NPDC may take such action as NPDC deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Variation

NPDC may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

Assignment

NPDC may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with NPDC’s rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

Severability

If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Entire agreement

These terms and conditions, together with the privacy and cookies statement and the copyright statement, constitute the entire agreement between you and NPDC in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with Dutch law, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Netherlands.

NPDC’s details

The full name of NPDC is the Netherlands Polar Data Center.

NPDC is hosted by the Royal Netherlands institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)

The address of NIOZ and NPDC is Landsdiep 4, 1797 SZ Den Hoorn, Texel, The Netherlands.

You can contact NPDC by email to info[at]npdc.nl.

Credit

This document was created using a Contractology template available at http://www.contractology.com.