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Terms and Conditions

Thank you for visiting Trophec. Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before using this website.

By using our website (including downloading or streaming from it), you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to the following Terms of Use.

These Terms apply to the entire contents of Trophec website, to any downloaded or streamed content and to any correspondence by e-mail between you and us.

If you don’t wish to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, please exit the website now.

This website is provided by its creators and Northumbria University on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Its creators have taken reasonable care to ensure that information is accurate at the time it was added to this website. Trophec is intended to provide information and guidance only. Its creators and Northumbria University are not liable for any incorrect or misrepresented information on this website, neither damages of any kind arising from the use of this site, including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive or consequential damages. We reserve the right to change the Terms of Use from time to time without notice to you, if you continue to use the website you will be bound by the latest Terms.

We reserve the right in our sole discretion to deny any user access to the website or any part of it without prior notice.

You agree to only use the website in a manner that complies with all applicable laws and regulations and is consistent with the Terms of Use and does not infringe the rights of anyone else, nor restrict or inhibit their use and enjoyment of the website (including, without limitation, by hacking).

If you want to use Trophec application you must first register. During registration, you will be asked to provide an individual username and password which you will need to use each time you want to use Trophec again. You must ensure that you keep your username and password confidential and that you not disclose them to anyone and prevent unauthorised access to your account. You will be responsible for all activities, which occur under your username and password. It is your responsibility to notify us of any unauthorised use of your account as soon as you become aware of it. You may not use your account with us to breach the security of another account or attempt to gain unauthorised access to another network or server.

By registering you certify that all information you provide is accurate. We may terminate your registration at any time at our complete discretion without previous notification.

Trophec is part of an academic research, the information you give us about yourself is for internal use only, we utilise it to create aggregate data, we will not distribute your name, personal information, email address, or any other registration information you share with us. No outside companies, organisations, or individuals have or will have access to your personal information. When you enter the website, we collect and store the following information:

  • The name of the domain from which you access the Internet.
  • The date and time you access our website.
  • The Internet address of the website you used to link directly to our website.
  • Search engine keywords that you used to find us.
  • Your logs files, page views and PDF files generated.

The information collected is for statistical purposes only. This information doesn’t tell us anything about who you are or where you live, it allows us to monitor and improve our service.

We may contact you by e-mail to notify changes, new services or improvements and share our research outcomes. Each time you receive a message from us you will have the option to decline to receive further information from us in that manner.

Research outcomes may include disclosure of aggregate statistics about our service, findings, visitors or others to reputable third parties and for other lawful purposes; this statistics will include no personal identifying information.

We may disclose personal information if we receive a complaint about any content you have posted or transmitted to or from our website, if required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to protect and defend the rights, property or personal safety of Trophec creators or Northumbria University.

All data used to generate Trophec statistics and outputs comes from free open sources and any intellectual property or responsibility in its accuracy or veracity belongs to its particular creators.

By accepting this Terms of Use you acknowledge that all copy rights, trade marks and other intellectual property rights in the website and all photographs, designs, images, text, software, data, audio, files and other material in the website or material generated by or transmitted from the website are owned by Trophec creators and Northumbria University.

You are permitted to use the website and Trophec materials only if expressly authorised by us.

If downloaded material is used in any other work, broadcast or publication, whether in hard copy or electronic form should be credited to Trophec creators and Northumbria University and only if expressly authorised by us.

The information provided in our website is intended to provide general information only without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied that the materials or services will meet your requirements; will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free; will produce results that will be effective, accurate or reliable under every condition or with every user; or will meet your expectations. Trophec website uses data from third parties that may be incorrect or inaccurate. We may change or update the website and any data content without previous notice.

The use of this website’s services or the viewing, interacting, or other use of materials through the website is done at your own discretion and risk and with your agreement that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system, loss of data, or any other losses that may result. We do not warrant that the website or the server that makes it available is free of viruses or bugs or represents full functionality.

Trophec creators and Northumbria University’s liability is limited in no event will be liable to you, your organisation or any third party for any special, punitive, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages of any kind.

Content available through the website may represent the opinions and judgments of a user, or other person or entity that may or may not be connected with us. We do not endorse nor are we responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made by anyone other than and authorised spokesperson acting in his official capacity on behalf of Trophec creators or Northumbria University.

Our website contains links to third party websites, such links are provided for your convenience only, we do not control such websites and are not responsible for their contents. There mere inclusion of such links does not imply any endorsement of the material on those websites or any association with their operators, if you decide to access to any of the websites linked, you do so entirely at your own risk. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time.

If any of these terms should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country which apply to these Terms, then to the extent and within that jurisdiction in which that Term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these Terms and the remaining Terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

These Terms, use of our website and the supply of products and services by us are governed by and to be interpreted in accordance with English law. In event of any dispute arising in relation to these Terms, the use of our website or in relation to the supply of any products or services by us, English courts will have jurisdiction over the dispute. These Terms and this website are provided in the English language only.

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