The Water Network User Agreement

AquaSPE AG Terms of Use

Introduction: By accessing this website, the pages contained on it, and the products, services, information, tools and material contained or described herein (the "Website"), you acknowledge your agreement with and understanding of the following terms of use.

AquaSPE Services and conditions

AquaSPE AG, Zurich, Switzerland, (AS) is specialized in enabling knowledge communities for the global water sector. AS provides services that allow persons to register and share content on The Water Network and all subdomains therein.

Certain Services are currently free to all users. AquaSPE reserves the right to charge for Services in the future (upon special notification and the possibility to join paid services). In addition, parts of the Services may be accessed only by users who joined certain paid products or features. Paid products are processed under a different contract between you and AquaSPE and need your express agreement.

AquaSPE reserves the right to change the terms of this Agreement or to modify any features of its Services at any time. By continuing to use this Service after the posting of Notices regarding such changes, you agree to be bound by such changes. Changes from free to paid services need to be explicably accepted by both parties.

Nothing on the Websites shall form any legally binding contract about products or services, unless explicitly noted.

Information and opinions presented in this Website have been obtained or derived from sources believed to be reliable, but AquaSPE makes no representation as to their accuracy or completeness. AquaSPE maintains the right to delete or modify information on this Website without prior notice.

Activating links on this Website may cause you to leave this Website. Such links, addresses or hyperlinks are not reviewed by AquaSPE. AquaSPE does not accept any liability for their contents, the offered products or services or any other offers. Using links from this Website to any website not owned by AS is at your own risk. AS is committed to respecting the privacy rights of its site visitors and to comply with the Swiss Data Protection Act dated June 19, 1992. Access to certain Services, such as e.g. registering, joining an expert panel discussion, may cause certain details of your identity to become publicly visible on the Website such as e.g. your name, profession, location or a photo you may have uploaded to the Website.

User responsibilities

You agree not to submit any inappropriate content (including violations of intellectual property rights, racist, obscene or other illegal content, defaming or violating privacy of any person etc.).

You will be responsible for all charges incurred while your account is being used, if any, including charges for any goods or services. You are also responsible for all statements made or materials posted under your account, including liability for harm caused by such statements or materials. You may not transfer, sell, or otherwise assign your rights or obligations under this Agreement.

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless AquaSPE and its parent and affiliates, from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of this Agreement or the failure to fulfill any obligations relating to your account incurred by you or any other person using your account.

Liability

AQUASPE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW AND/OR REGULATION, ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, STATUTORY OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE SITE AND ANY RESULTS TO BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SITE AND ITS CONTENTS.

Ownership, Copyrights and other intellectual properties 

AquaSPE and other intellectual property rights on this Website are registered items of AquaSPE and/or its direct or indirect subsidiaries. All material available on the Site, except where otherwise explicitly noted or covered in terms of sale, is under copyright of AquaSPE. AquaSPE will enforce such rights to the full extent of applicable law. Downloading, copying or printing individual pages and/or parts of the Website is allowed for personal use only, and will not transfer title to any software or material on the Website to you. Explicit attribution to AquaSPE must be made in the event that the material, or any part thereof, is reproduced in any form, written or electronic. Furthermore, any reproduction, re-publication or distribution of this material requires the express consent of AquaSPE.

Applicable Law and place of jurisdiction This legal relationship is subject to Swiss law. The place of jurisdiction is the appropriate court in Zurich (Switzerland).