REGISTRATION

 

By registering on the designbuildXchange platform, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and are legally competent to form a binding contract. You also agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself, your organisation and your project. If you are entering into this agreement on behalf of a company or other legal entity, you represent that you have the authority to bind the entity to these terms and conditions, in which case the terms "you" or "your" shall refer to the entity.

 

We (the EDBKN research consortium) will inspect the information that you submit, particularly your personal information to verify your identity and affiliation. In case of incorrect or questionable information we reserve the right to temporarily block or delete your account.

 

After registering on the designbuildXchange platform you become a member of the platform.

 

Read more on becoming a member here:  how to become a member.

 

 

DELETING AN ACCOUNT

 

To remove your information, you must cancel your account, which you can do at any time. Your username and account will be deleted and your personal data will be removed from the designbuildXchange platform, forum postings however cannot be removed. We can anonymise your forum postings upon request.

 

We have the right to send communications to the e-mail address or other contact addresses you provided. You agree to receive announcements about us, the website or any new or adapted services thereon.

 

 

PRIVACY POLICY

 

If the opportunity for the input of personal or business data (email addresses, name, postal addresses etc.) is given, the input of these data takes place voluntarily. The use of published postal addresses, telephone or fax numbers and email addresses for marketing purposes is prohibited, offenders sending unwanted spam messages will be punished.

 

During registration certain personal data, such as your real name and e-mail address is required. Along with the non-obligatory information you choose to submit, this data will not be provided to third parties unless you have explicitly granted permission to do so, or such provision is necessary to provide services to you or is required by law.

 

You can choose to publish your real name or your alias under all contributions you make to the platform. If you choose to use your real name in your participation on the website, you do so at your own risk. All contributions are open to the public, including to search engines.

 

You can inspect and correct your personal data by editing your personal profile. Your name and alias can only be changed upon request.

 

 

CONTENT

 

We reserve the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect, will therefore be rejected. All offers are not-binding and without obligation. Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all offers and information might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by us without separate announcement.

 

All information, data, text, software, sound, images, sketches, diagrams, photographs, graphics, renderings, CAD files, video, messages, music or any other materials whatsoever (collectively, "content") is the sole responsibility and property of the member uploading it. This means that you, and not we, are entirely responsible for all content that you upload, post, or transmit on the designbuildXchange platform. In the event any content is deemed illegal under applicable law, we will cooperate fully with applicable authorities in removing such content and identifying its applicant. Irrelevant content, such as politically motivated posts, sexual content or commercial messages, is not allowed.

 

You can remove content from the designbuildXchange platform by removing the applicable information in your personal account. Forum postings cannot be removed; we can however anonymise your content upon request.

 

 

NETWORKING RULES

 

We reserve the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information, which is incomplete or incorrect, will therefore be rejected. All offers are not-binding and without obligation. Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all offers and information might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by us without separate announcement.

 

All information, data, text, sound, photographs, graphics, files, video, messages, or any other materials whatsoever (collectively, "content") is the sole responsibility and property of the member uploading it. This means that you, and not we, are entirely responsible for all content that you upload, post, or transmit on the designbuildXchange platform. In the event any content is deemed illegal under applicable law, we will cooperate fully with applicable authorities in removing such content and identifying its applicant.

 

Irrelevant content, such as politically motivated posts, sexual content or commercial messages, is not allowed and will have as consequence the immediate deletion of your personal profile.

 

Discalaimer -Use at YOUR OWN RISK

 

Please be aware that posts represent private transactions between the thread poster and the responder. Any transaction or arrangement which results is not regulated or overseen by the designbuildXchange platform team or its staff and as a result those involved assume all risk; the designbuildXchange platform team will be completely unable to enforce any broken arrangements or unsatisfactory results.

 

 

COPYRIGHT

 

We intended not to use any copyrighted material for the publication or, if not possible, to indicate the copyright of the respective object. The copyright for any material created by the author is reserved. Any duplication or use of objects such as images, diagrams, sounds or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the author's agreement.

 

You retain all patent, trademark, and copyright rights to all content you post. We are not responsible for protecting the rights of any member to his or her content, and members are not entitled to our assistance in protecting such content. Although we claim no ownership over any content, by making content available to the public via the designbuildXchange platform you grant us a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully sub-licensable license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, publicly perform and publicly display such content for promoting the designbuildXchange platform and for other purposes as may be determined by the EDBKN research consortium. In particular, this could include sharing or merging the designbuildXchange database with other related designbuild network initiatives.

 

All contributions that you upload will be published under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International Public License (CC BY-SA 4.0) or any successor license thereof unless indicated otherwise.
This licence foresees that you are free to:

 

  • Share - copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
  • Adapt - remix, transform, and build upon the material

 

for any purpose, even commercially.
The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.

 

Under the following terms:

 

  • Attribution - You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made.
  • Share Alike - If you alter, transform, or build upon this material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

 

 

The complete license text can be read here: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/

 

 

REFERRALS AND LINKS

 

The author is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from his pages - unless he has full knowledge of illegal contents and would be able to prevent the visitors of his site from viewing those pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages.

 

Furthermore the author is not liable for any postings or messages published by users of discussion boards, guest books or mailing lists provided on his page.

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

We record general data about visitors, among other reasons to prevent abuse of the website. This data includes the IP-address of the computers that access the website, the time of such access and any data provided by a web browser.

 

We may temporarily disable access to the designbuildXchange webplatform to correct errors and to improve functionality.

 

The server of the designbuildXchange web-platform is currently being located at tubIT, TU Berlin, Germany. These Terms and Conditions of use and your use of the website are subject to German law.

 

We may change these Terms and Conditions as the website develops. We will announce our changes via e-mail at least 2 weeks in advance and give you an opportunity to respond. If you raise no objection during this period, the amendments will be considered accepted and mutually agreed.

 

Contact the webmaster

 

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