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These Terms and Conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of StopWatch’s website, located at https://www.stop-watch.org.
By accessing this website we assume You accept these Terms and Conditions. Do not continue to use StopWatch’s website if You do not agree to take all of the Terms and Conditions stated on this page.
The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and all Agreements: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person log on this website and compliant to the Company’s Terms and Conditions. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We”, “Our” and “Us”, refers to our Company. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalisation and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.
Except where specified, our work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
This includes the text and StopWatch-produced material of the following website pages:
- All editions of the StopWatch newsletter (on Substack)
- News and opinion articles
- Publications (including reports, briefings, consultation responses, guides, factsheets, etc)
By accessing our material published on the https://www.stop-watch.org website, You accept and agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Public Licence (“Public License”), unless specified otherwise. To the extent this Public Licence may be interpreted as a contract, You are granted the Licensed Rights in consideration of Your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions, and the Licensor grants You such rights in consideration of benefits the Licensor receives from making the Licensed Material available under these Terms and Conditions.
Hyperlinking to our Content
You may link to our website without prior written approval.
You may link to our home page, to publications or to other website information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products and/or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
We may consider and approve link requests from other organisations if we decide that: (a) the link would not make us look unfavourably to ourselves or to our accredited businesses; (b) the organisation does not have any negative records with us; (c) the benefit to us from the visibility of the hyperlink compensates the absence of StopWatch; and (d) the link is in the context of general resource information.
These organisations may link to our home page so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
If You are interested in linking to our website, You must inform us by sending an e-mail to StopWatch. Please include Your name, Your organisation name, contact information as well as the URL of Your site, a list of any URLs from which You intend to link to our website, and a list of the URLs on our site to which You would like to link.
Approved organisations may hyperlink to our website as follows:
- By use of our corporate name; or
- By use of the uniform resource locator being linked to; or
- By use of any other description of our website being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party’s site.
No use of StopWatch’s logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking without our agreement.
We shall not be held responsible for any content that appears on Your website. You agree to protect and defend us against all claims that is rising on Your website. No link(s) should appear on any website that may be interpreted as libellous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.
Reservation of Rights
We reserve the right to request that You remove all links or any particular link to our website. You approve to immediately remove all links to our website upon request. We also reserve the right to amend these Terms and Conditions and its linking policy at any time. By continuously linking to our website, You agree to be bound to and follow these linking Terms and Conditions.
Removal /amendment of information from our website
If You find any information on our website that is inaccurate or offensive for any reason, You are free to contact and inform us any moment, at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will consider requests to remove / amend information but we are not obligated to or so or to respond to You directly.
We do not ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we promise to ensure that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website. Nothing in this disclaimer will:
- limit or exclude our or Your liability for death or personal injury;
- limit or exclude our or Your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
- limit any of our or Your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
- exclude any of our or Your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
The limitations and prohibitions of liability set in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort and for breach of statutory duty.
As long as the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.