The use of this site signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use, including I-ARKS Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”).

General Provision

The I-ARKS Foundation (“Foundation”) owns and operates www.i-ARKS.org. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use or are unable to enter into a legally binding contract, you are not permitted to use this Site.By visiting and/or using this Site, you agree to the Terms of Use (“Terms of Use” or “Agreement”), as it is amended from time to time. This Agreement contains conditions of use, disclaimers, and other provisions, some of which limit our liability to you.

Intellectual property

Unless expressly noted otherwise, this Site’s structure and its content (including but not limited to images, articles, drawings, artwork, screen shots, graphics, logos, digital downloads and other files, hereinafter the “Content”) are protected by copyright, trademarks, service marks, and/or other intellectual property rights held by the Foundation, its initiatives, affiliates, or other parties that have allowed the Foundation to use their materials. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.

The Foundation attempts to respond to claims of copyright infringement in a timely manner. If you believe this Site (or any material contained on this Site) is infringing your copyright, please contact info@i-arks.org

Submissions & Restrictions On Use

You agree that you are responsible for any submissions you make on this Site. You shall not:

  • use this Site to submit unlawful, defamatory, abusive, obscene, offensive material or material that otherwise violates any applicable legal provision;
  • submit anything to the Site that will or may violate any rights of a third party, including but not limited to copyright, trademark, and/or privacy rights;
  • place false or misleading information on this Site or upload any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, or other computer programs that may interfere with the proper operation of this Site;
  • alter or modify the Content;
  • . defeat or circumvent security features, upload information or materials that are likely to damage the Site or the Foundation’s infrastructure or reputation.

Links to Other Sites

Links on this Site may connect you to other websites that are not related to the Foundation or under its control. The appearance of links to other sites does not imply an affiliation or endorsement to any of those websites or to any entities associated with or supporting any of those websites, and you access other websites at your own risk. The Foundation is not responsible for the content, terms of use or privacy policies on, or security of, such third party websites.

Donations

All donations made using this Site must be made in compliance with applicable local laws relating to charitable contributions.

The Foundation uses a third party payment service, [Paypal], to collect payment of any donation or contribution you wish to make through this Site. In such event, you will be redirected to a web page hosted by or on behalf of [Paypal]. The use of such page will be subject exclusively to [Paypal]’s terms of use and privacy policy. By continuing the payment process, you agree to bound by such terms. Under no circumstances shall the Foundation be liable for the services rendered by [Paypal] or any act or omission of the latter in connection with any transaction through its services.

Privacy Policy

The Foundation is committed to helping you understand how information collected from your computer or submitted by you to the Site is used. This information is contained in our Privacy Policy, which is part of these Terms of Use and is incorporated fully herein.

Modification

The Foundation may and will modify any of these Terms of Use, including our Privacy Policy, at any time, for any reason, by making changes to the Terms and/or these postings. Your continued use of this Site, after such modifications, constitutes acceptance of such modifications.

Disclaimer of Warranties & Liabilities

The Content published on this Site is for information only and without any warranties or obligations. All content is provided to you “as is”.

The Foundation neither warrants nor represents that your use of any content taken from this Site will not infringe the rights of any third parties nor that the Content will be accurate, complete or up-to-date. Any Content that is used or downloaded by you from this Site is at your own risk and you should screen for any virus and other malicious code as is necessary.

Except for its own willful misconduct, the Foundation does not assume any responsibility for :

  • The accuracy, completeness or any errors or omissions of any kind or for any direct, indirect or accidental loss deriving from the reading or any use of the content; and
  • any (a) inability to access this Site without interruption or delay, (b) computer viruses or other malicious code in this Site or (c) this Site not being up to date.

The Foundation reserves the right to revise, add or delete Content published or posted at any time without prior notification. It furthermore reserves the right to temporarily withdraw or suspend access to the Site at any time for the purposes of further development, improvement or correction of a functionality or content. The Foundation will assume no liability in relation to any such act.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Foundation, its affiliates, initiatives, members of its Boards, employees, and agents from any and all losses, damages, liabilities, and costs of every nature incurred by any of them in connection with any claim, damage, or loss related to your unlawful, unauthorized, and /or inappropriate use of this Site or its Content.

Jurisdiction

Any dispute in relation to these Terms of Use, including our Privacy Policy, shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the Netherlands without regard to the principles of conflicts of law. You acknowledge and agree that the competent court of Amsterdam shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any and all dispute in relation to this Site, without prejudice to the right of consumers to file a claim before any other competent court in accordance with EU law.