1. Terms of Access to and Use of EDUglopedia.org
2. Scope and Service Description
EDUglopedia.org is a platform developed by the University of Liechtenstein, which provides opportunities for international networking, but may also be used to access course descriptions and teaching materials. Lecturers can log in, create their own courses and upload presentations, lectures, case studies, or other materials for courses, which in turn can be accessed by users. EDUglopedia.org is a database for the purposes of Article 1(2) of Directive 96/9/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 1996 on the legal protection of databases ( OJ L077/20). The website is registered under the domain name: www.eduglopedia.org.
The University of Liechtenstein has compiled, and where possible checked, all of the information provided on EDUglopedia.org to the best of its knowledge. The University of Liechtenstein assumes no liability whatsoever for the timeliness, completeness, quality, and availability, for any editorial or technical errors, omissions, etc., or for the accuracy of the data collected on EDUglopedia.org. In particular, no liability is assumed for the retrievability, completeness, and accuracy of information contained on the EDUglopedia.org website or available through external links.
The authors are responsible for the content generated by them and provided for use. Any websites mentioned reflect the views and findings of the author. Hyperlinks to third-party websites and their content are for information purposes only. The University of Liechtenstein assumes no responsibility whatsoever for the content on these third-party websites. Such responsibility lies solely with the author providing the content. The University of Liechtenstein expressly takes no responsibility for the contents of any sites linked to EDUglopedia.org pages and does not adopt their contents.
This disclaimer applies to all of the pages of the EDUglopedia.org portal and the links contained therein. In the event that the EDUglopedia.org website refers to websites whose contents give cause for complaint, the University of Liechtenstein expressly requests notification.
The University of Liechtenstein and its employees are not liable for any damages arising from the use or non-use of information provided on the EDUglopedia.org website. Any action taken on the basis of the information in the database is undertaken at the sole risk of the user. Furthermore, no liability is assumed for any damage caused by computer viruses when up- or downloading data or through the installation or use of software.
The University of Liechtenstein expressly reserves the right to modify, supplement, or delete individual web pages or the entire website at any time without prior notice or justification, or to cease publication temporarily or permanently, or to block individual users’ access temporarily or permanently.
The information and articles provided on the EDUglopedia.org website are subject to copyright and protected under the Act of 19/5/1999 governing Copyright and Related Rights (Copyright Act, URG, LGBl 1999/160) or the respective national copyright law applicable to this content. This applies in particular to texts, images, graphics and sound, video or animation files, including their arrangement on the web pages. The reproduction, editing, translation, storage, or processing (“use”) of the EDUglopedia.org website, the use of data (or part thereof) retrievable on the EDUglopedia.org website, and the reproduction of its content in electronic or printed publications is expressly permitted for purposes of teaching and research. However, if such use is intended for commercial purposes, this is only permitted subject to a fee upon receipt of prior, express authorisation by the person responsible mentioned in the imprint or the authors of the texts.
In any event, permitted use requires source references to be made to the author or the respective website. Permission to publish the EDUglopedia.org web pages shall be issued by the editors (imprint).
In addition, images, graphics, text, or other files may be wholly or partially subject to the copyright of third parties. The University of Liechtenstein assumes no liability for breach of third-party copyrights occurring through the use or retrieval of copyrighted content on the EDUglopedia.org website. Upon report of such breach, the University of Liechtenstein shall endeavour to appropriately remedy such breach immediately through removal from the EDUglopedia.org website.
Users of the EDUglopedia.org website or of the data retrievable on the EDUglopedia.org website undertake to respect these third-party copyrights. All of the protected brands and trademarks mentioned within the offer on the EDUglopedia.org website, and possibly protected by third parties, are fully subject to the applicable trademark law and ownership rights of the respective registered owner. A reference on the EDUglopedia.org website by no means indicates that a brand is not protected by third-party copyrights.
5. Duties of Authors
Authors may only use the EDUglopedia.org database for appropriate purposes. In particular, they shall:
respect third-party copyrights and reference these in accordance with internationally recognised citation rules;
take account of recognised data protection principles in order to protect the data;
if necessary, check e-mails and enquiries sent to the University of Liechtenstein with utmost care for viruses;
comply with legal, regulatory, and technical requirements;
keep their passwords secret and not pass these on, not tolerate or permit any disclosure thereof, take the measures necessary to ensure confidentiality, and inform the University of Liechtenstein if this information is being misused, has been lost or such misuse, or loss is suspected;
use the database contents, downloads, and exported documents solely for personal use in teaching and research and not provide third parties access to the contents of the EDUglopedia.org database;
report any misuse of the EDUglopedia.org database to the University of Liechtenstein.
The navigation of EDUglopedia.org allows users to surf the website anonymously. To the extent that personal data is collected on EDUglopedia.org, this is done on a voluntary basis. Such data will not be disclosed to third parties without the user's express consent. EDUglopedia.org reserves the right to request personal information for certain purposes (e.g., exchange of teaching materials). This data will be stored on EDUglopedia.org only and will not be made accessible to third parties. EDUglopedia.org reserves the right to evaluate the statistical information derived from such personal data. EDUglopedia.org further reserves the right to individually contact eligible individuals for academic purposes.
The use by third parties of published user contact data and data in the imprint for the purpose of sending unsolicited advertisements and promotional information is hereby expressly prohibited. The University of Liechtenstein expressly reserves the right to take legal action in the event of receipt of unsolicited promotional information, such as spam e-mails.
7. Google Analytics
EDUglopedia.org uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies” (text files which are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of the use of the EDUglopedia.org website to be undertaken). The information generated by the cookie (including users' IP addresses) will be analysed by Google. By using this website, users consent to the processing by Google of any data collected about them in the manner and for the purposes set out above. Google will not use users' IP addresses in connection with any other data held by Google. EDUglopedia.org retrieves information regarding its pages via Google Analytics and evaluates it in order to improve the contents of the EDUglopedia.org website.
8. Severability Clause
9. Choice of Law; Jurisdiction
Information and Contact Details
University of Liechtenstein
Vaduz, April 16, 2016
University of Liechtenstein
Dr. Jürgen Brücker
Prof. Dr. Jan vom Brocke
Chief Editor of EDUglopedia.org