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EIT Health Terms of Use
 
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EIT Health embodies the KIC (Knowledge and Innovation Community) established by the European Institute for Innovation and Technology in the field of health.  EIT Health promotes healthy living, active aging and improvements in healthcare. EIT Health functions as a co-funder and sponsor of innovative and educational projects. One of the ways by which this is achieved, is the call for, acceptance and support of projects presented by designated third parties who may contribute to the fulfillment of the mission of EIT Health.
 
By visiting, viewing, accessing or otherwise using any of the online services or online platforms of EIT Health , the User agrees to all terms and conditions of these Terms of Use. EIT Health can change these terms and conditions at any time at its discretion.
 
1.               Definitions.
 
1.1.           “EIT Health”: EIT Health e.V., with its registered offices at Mies-van-der-Rohe-Str. 1C, 80807 Munich, Germany, including all its CLC and KIC partners.
 
1.3.           “User”: any person or entity visiting, viewing, accessing or otherwise using any of the online services of the EIT Health .
1.4.           “Confidential Information”: any information and data disclosed by the User to EIT Health through the use of tthe online services or online platforms of EIT Health, including but not necessarily limited to any project proposals submitted to EIT Health, shall be deemed to be confidential information, unless unless falling within the exceptions provided in provision 2.
1.5.           “Purpose”: the evaluation of project proposals by EIT Health, with the aim of procuring sponsoring and support by EIT Health.
 
2.               Confidentiality.
 
2.1.           EIT Health hereby undertakes and accepts not to use Confidential Information disclosed by the User otherwise than for the Purpose.
2.2.           Shall not be deemed Confidential Information:
-          Publicly available information;
-          Information already known to EIT Health prior to disclosure by the User;
-          Information which EIT Health is required to disclose in order to comply with applicable laws or regulations or with a court or administrative order. If the EIT Health becomes aware that it will be required, or is likely to be required, to disclose Confidential Information in order to comply with applicable laws or regulations or with a court or administrative order, it shall, to the extent it is lawfully able to do so, notify the User prior to any such disclosure;
-          Name of the User, name of any project proposal, country of the User and content of the elevator pitch submitted by the User as part of the Users project proposal;
-          Any section of the User’s project proposal clearly labeled non-confidential.
2.3.           The User accepts that EIT Health can internally distribute Confidential Information, including to it’s subsidiary CLC’s and KIC’s, on a strict need-to-know basis, when strictly necessary for the Purpose and without any prior written consent from the User.
2.4.           The User accepts that name of any project proposal, country of the User and content of the elevator pitch submitted by the User as part of the User’s project proposal, as well as any sections of said proposal labeled “non-confidential,” can be disclosed by EIT Health to the public and/or selected stakeholders such as but not limited to potential investors. and can be published on EIT Health’s website.
2.5.           Notwithstanding the foregoing, The User accepts that EIT Health can use Confidential Information for the purposes of analyses, statistics and obtaining derivative information, meaning any general information or metadata derived from project proposals submitted to EIT Health. Such generalized information may be used by EIT Health to publish and communicate press releases, reports, statistics, evaluations, and any other informational or promotional publications.
2.6.           The User acknowledges that EIT Health is supported by EIT, a body of the European Union and that EIT Health and EIT have a Framework Partnership Agreement. The User accepts that EIT Health has an obligation to respect certain auditing rights of the EIT, the Commission, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) and the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), and accepts that Confidential Information in the exercise of an audit can be disclosed to said auditing entities, insofar EIT Health is under a legal obligation to do so. If EIT Health becomes aware that it will be required, or is likely to be required, to disclose Confidential Information, EIT Health it shall, to the extent it is lawfully able to do so, prior to any such disclosure, notify the User and consult with the User in order to safeguard to the maximum extent possible the rights and the interests of the User and its partners with regard to the Confidential Information, without denying the auditing rights of said auditing entities.
 
3.               Warranties and Liability.
 
3.1.           The User acknowledges and accepts that EIT Health can avail itself of third parties, subcontractors and/or affiliated entities to provide the EIT Health Platform or any of its online services to the User.
3.2.           EIT Health will try to minimize disruption caused by technical errors. However some data or information may have been created or structured in files or formats that are not error-free and EIT Health cannot guarantee that EIT Health’s service will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. EIT Health accepts no responsibility with regard to such problems incurred as a result of using EIT Healths online services or online platforms, or any linked external sites.
3.3.           Through the EIT Health online services or online platforms, the User might be able to link to other websites which are not under the control of EIT Health. EIT Health does not have any control on of the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.
3.4.           The access and use by the User of the EIT Health online services or online platformsare at the Users own risk. EIT Healths online services and online platforms are provided “as-is” and to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, EIT Health disclaims all other representations and warranties, express or implied, regarding EIT Healths online services and online platforms, including but not limited to the content, materials, information and software made available through it.
3.5.           EIT Health will in no event be liable to the User for any third party claim or for any consequential, direct, incidental or special damages, including without limitation, any lost profits or lost savings, regardless of the form of action whether in contract, tort (including negligence), strict product liability or otherwise, even if it was foreseeable or the possibility of such damages was brought to EIT Health’s attention.
3.6.           The User is solely responsible and liable for the data, materials and information of any kind submitted or uploaded to any EIT Health online service or online platform and EIT Health shall not take any responsibility in this respect..
The User agrees to indemnify, defend and hold EIT Health, as well as its affiliates and employees, harmless from all third party claims, liability, damages and costs arising from the User’s unauthorized or improper use of  EIT Healths online services and online platforms or from the presence of the data, materials and information provided by User.
3.7.           The User who submits a project proposal to EIT Health for the Purpose accepts as final any decision taken by EIT Health  regarding said project proposal. For the avoidance of doubt, only project proposals that are submitted in accordance with the requirements formulated by EIT Health are eligible for acceptance. Any project proposals submitted to EIT Health after a  communicated deadline shall be invalid.
 
4.               Copyright.
 
The copyright of all material, provided on any of EIT Healths online services or online platforms, is held by EIT Health or by the original creator of the material. Prior permission must be obtained for the reproduction or use of textual and multimedia information (sound, images, software, etc.), such permission shall clearly indicate any restrictions on use. Provision 2.4. constitutes such a written permission from the User to EIT Health for the information and data it describes.
 
5.               Miscellaneous.
 
5.1.           These Terms of Use represent the entire understanding and agreement between EIT Health and the User and supersedes all prior communications, agreements, and understandings relating to the subject matter hereof.
5.2.           These Terms of Use shall be construed and governed by the laws of Belgium. The User agrees that any dispute which cannot be settled amicably, shall be submitted to the competent Court or Tribunal of Brussels, Belgium.
5.3.           If any provision of these Terms of Use, or their application to any person, place, or circumstance, is held to be invalid, unenforceable or void, the remainder of these Terms of Use and such provisions shall remain in full force and effect. Neither EIT Health’s failure nor our delay in exercising, enforcing or taking action against you with respect to any of our rights or powers shall operate as a waiver of such powers or rights. No single or partial exercise by us of any of our powers or rights will preclude us from exercising such powers and rights in the future or from exercising other powers and rights.

Chronus Terms of Service
Acceptable Use Policy
This Acceptable Use Policy (“AUP”) applies to your use of the Chronus Services (“Services”) and any content you contribute (“Content”). You agree you will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this AUP. You may not use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Services, networks connected to the Services or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of any Services. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Services, other accounts, computer systems or networks through any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Services.
User Conduct. The Services allow you to submit Content. You agree to only submit Content that is proper. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when submitting Content, you will not:
  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
  • Submit Content in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk email, spamming or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise).
  • Upload, or otherwise make available, files that contain images, photographs, software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, including, by way of example, and not as limitation, copyright or trademark laws (or by rights of privacy or publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consent to do the same.
  • Upload files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer or property of another.
  • Download any file posted by another user of the Services that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally reproduced, displayed, performed, and/or distributed in such manner.
  • Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Submission Tool specifically allows such messages.
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
  • Create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others.
Chronus has no obligation to monitor your Content. However, we reserve the right to review materials posted and to remove any materials in our sole discretion.
Chronus reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Services at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever.
Chronus reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as we deem necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in our sole discretion.
Use caution when giving out any personally identifiable information. Chronus does not control or endorse the content, messages or information submitted in the Services and, therefore, Chronus specifically disclaims any liability with regard to any submissions in the Services and any actions resulting from your submission of Content and participation in any areas where content may be submitted in the Services.
Use of Content. Your Content will be able to be viewed by other users of the Services. You should only provide your Content if you are comfortable sharing it with others.
You understand that Chronus does not guarantee the confidentiality of your Content and you shall be solely responsible for your Content and the consequences of submitting and publishing your Content on the Services. You represent, and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to publish your Content.
You retain all right in your Content. By submitting your Content through the Services you hereby grant Chronus a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform your Content in connection with the Services.
Feedback. Any suggestions, comments, or other input you give to Chronus (“Feedback”), even if designated as confidential, will not create any confidentiality obligation for Chronus. Chronus will be free to use, reproduce, license or otherwise distribute, and exploit Feedback to improve and enhance Chronus products, technology, services, documentation or otherwise. Chronus’ use of Feedback does not create any obligation to you. You agree not to provide Chronus with any Feedback that is subject to license terms that seek to require any Chronus products, technologies, services or documentation incorporating or derived from such Feedback, or any of Chronus intellectual property, to be licensed or otherwise shared with any third party.