ESPON 2013 HyperAtlas
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  1. USE RESTRICTIONS
    The ESPON 2013 Programme, by these terms and conditions of use, allows the visitor a non-exclusive and non-transferable right to access to the ESPON 2013 HyperAtlas. The user/visitor is responsible for providing all software and equipment needed to access this service. "User/Visitor" means the company, entity, or individual installing or using the ESPON 2013 HyperAtlas. "Use" means storing, loading, installing, executing, or displaying the ESPON 2013 HyperAtlas and/or its content.
    The visitor may use the data included in the ESPON 2013 HyperAtlas for non-profit purposes only, including the production of derivative works for the purpose of illustration for teaching or for another professional or personal use.
    No material may be modified, edited or taken out of context whereby its use creates a false or misleading statement or impression of the content of the ESPON 2013 Programme. The user/visitor has no right to sell or redistribute the information included in the ESPON 2013 HyperAtlas.

    The source has to be cited as "© ESPON HyperAtlas, 2013".

    The ESPON 2013 Programme shall have the right to terminate the user's ability to access this service at any time without notice and also reserves the right to discontinue or modify any of the information contained on this service, or the service, at any time.
  2. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
    The user of the ESPON 2013 HyperAtlas assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of this server and the Internet generally. The ESPON 2013 Programme disclaims all warranties, representations or endorsements, expressed or implied, with regard to the information accessed from, or via, this server or the internet, including, but not limited to, all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non infringement. In no event shall the ESPON 2013 Programme be liable for any compensatory, special, direct, incidental, indirect, consequential damages, exemplary damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from the use of the data, whether in an action of contract, tort or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of the information on this server or the internet generally or on any other basis.
  3. SERVICE COMMITMENT
    The ESPON 2013 Programme reserves its exclusive right in its sole discretion to alter, limit or discontinue the site or any materials in any respect. The ESPON 2013 Programme shall have no obligation to take the needs of any visitor into consideration in connection therewith.
  4. OWNERSHIP
    The ESPON 2013 HyperAtlas system, software, material and data are protected by copyright and other laws respecting property rights.

    The ESPON HyperAtlas Application is owned by the ESPON Programme and developed on the HyperAtlas software. The data and material included in the ESPON 2013 HyperAtlas is a shared property of the ESPON 2013 Programme and the Transnational Project Groups delivering the data/material.

    The HyperAtlas software is the property of the Hypercarte Research Group. Code sources of the application ESPON HyperAtlas remain the property of the HyperCarte Research Group. Participants of the HyperCarte Research Group are the LIG-STEAMER and LIG-MESCAL (research teams which both belong to the LIG laboratory, UMR CNRS 5217), the Géographie-cités laboratory (UMR CNRS 8504), and RIATE (UMS CNRS 2414) and their respective supervision research institutes: CNRS, INRIA, Université de Paris 1, Université de Paris 7, Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, Université Joseph Fourier and Université Pierre Mendès France.
  5. TECHNICAL SUPPORT
    For any question or demands for assistance regarding the ESPON 2013 HyperAtlas, please contact: database@espon.eu.
  6. APPLICABLE LAW
    The use of the ESPON 2013 HyperAtlas is subject to existing laws and legal process. The Terms and Conditions of Use of the ESPON 2013 HyperAtlas shall be governed by the laws of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Any dispute arising shall be subject to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

    The most relevant laws on this issue are:
    • Loi du 30 mai 2005 - Protection des données et communications électroniques
    • Loi du 2 août 2002 - Protection des données
    • Loi du 18 avril 2001 - droits d'auteur, les droits voisins et les bases de données
The visitor acknowledges having read these Terms and Conditions agrees to abide by them. The visitor also agrees that the Terms and Conditions supersede all proposals and/or prior agreements, oral and written, and any other communications between the parties.