Internet Computer Association Website Terms of Use

This website is owned and operated by the Internet Computer Association based in Geneva, Switzerland (“ICA,” “us,” “we”, or “our”). These Terms of Use (“Terms”) govern the use of the Internet Computer Association website and any other website or online service that links to these Terms (collectively, the “Website”). These Terms are a legally binding contract between you and the Internet Computer Association, so please read carefully.

If you do not agree to these Terms, do not proceed to further webpages of the Internet Computer Association Website. By accessing any part of this Website, you will be deemed to have accepted these terms in full. These terms are governed by and interpreted in line with Swiss law.

Content

The Website is available for your informational purposes only. The ICA maintains this Website to enhance access to information about its activities for different groups. The information in it is of a general nature and non-binding. No information published on the ICA website constitutes professional or legal advice, a solicitation, an offer, or a recommendation to effect any transactions, or to conclude any legal act of any kind whatsoever.

We are not liable for any decisions you may make in reliance of this content.

Intellectual Property Rights

The ICA, or the applicable third party owner, retains all right, title and interest (including copyrights, trademarks, patents, as well as any other intellectual property or other right) in all information, materials, and content (including but not limited to all text, data, graphics, logos, videos, photos, podcasts, webinars, conferences, downloadable documents, blogs, e-newsletters) on our Website.

Individual pages and/or sections of the Website may be printed for personal or internal use only, and provided that such print outs retain all applicable copyright or other proprietary notices.

You must not, without limitation, modify, copy, transmit, distribute, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, frame, create derivative works from, transfer or otherwise use in any other way for commercial or public purposes in whole or in part any, but not limited to, information, text, graphics, images, video clips, directories, databases, listings, software, podcasts, webinars, blogs or e-newsletter obtained from the ICA Website without our prior written permission.

Systematic retrieval of content from our Website to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory (whether through robots, spiders, automatic devices or manual processes) or creating links to the Website without our written permission is prohibited.

Prohibited Conduct

You may not access or use, or attempt to access or use, the Website to take any action that could harm us or any third party, interfere with the operation of the Website or use the Website in a manner that violates any laws. For example, and without limitation, you may not:

  • Share anything that breaches these Terms or other applicable terms; Upload viruses or malicious code or do anything that could disable, overburden, or impair the proper working or appearance of our Website or related services or materials;
  • Access or collect data from our Website using automated means (without our prior permission) or attempt to access data you do not have permission to access;
  • Engage in any conduct that restricts or inhibits any person from using or enjoying the Website or that, in our sole judgment, exposes us or any of our members, users, affiliates, or any other third party to any liability, damages, or detriment of any kind; and
  • Violate any applicable laws.

Violations of system or network security may result in liability. We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to the Website for any reason at any time without notice.

Links

The Website may contain third-party content or links to third-party websites. These content and links are provided to visitors of this Website as a convenience only. The ICA has no control over, does not assume any responsibility for and does not make any warranties or representations as to, any third-party content or websites, including but not limited to, the accuracy, subject matter, quality or timeliness. The ICA shall have no liability for third-party content or websites linking to or framing the ICA Website.

No Warranties

The information and materials contained on the Website is provided “as is” without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability fitness for a particular purpose, or other violation of rights. Without limiting the foregoing, we do not make any representations or warranties of any kind as to the adequacy, currency, accuracy, timeliness, completeness, reliability or availability of the Website or the information and other materials made available through the Website or that the Website is virus-free or error-free. We expressly disclaim any liability for any errors or omissions in the content included in the Website or any third-party sites linked to or from the Website. Some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you.

Limitation of Liability

To the extent not prohibited by law, in no event will we, or our owner, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, and assigns be liable for any: direct or indirect, special, incidental, punitive or consequential damages (including without limitation, damages for lost profits, revenue, goodwill, or use) however caused, under any theory of liability, including without limitation, contract, tort, loss of opportunity, warranty, negligence or otherwise, even if we have been advised as to the possibility of such damages.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, in no event will we, or our owner, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, and assigns have any liability whatsoever to any person for any direct loss, liability, cost, claim, expense or damage of any kind arising out of or related to the use of all or part of the Website or its materials, any interruption in availability of the Website, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, loss of data, or use, misuse, reliance, review, manipulation, or other utilization in any manner whatsoever of the Website or the data collected through the Website, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages or loss.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold us and our owner, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents and assigns harmless from and against any and all loss, costs, expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses), claims, damages, and liabilities related to or associated with your use of the website and any alleged violation by you of these Terms. We reserve the right to assume the exclusive defense of any claim for which we are entitled to indemnification under this section. In such an event, you shall provide us with such cooperation as we reasonably request.

Dispute Resolution and Governing Law

You understand and agree that Swiss law governs these Terms. We both agree that all claims can only be litigated in Switzerland and each agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within Geneva, Switzerland. However, you agree that the ICA can apply for injunctive remedies in any jurisdiction. To the extent that the following provision is not in conflict with applicable law, you may only resolve disputes with us on an individual basis and may not bring a claim or proceed in a group arbitration proceeding as a plaintiff or a class member in a class, consolidated, or representative action.

Severability Clause

To the extent that any provision of these Terms are found by any competent court or authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such provision shall be deemed not to be part of this disclaimer but such finding shall not affect the validity, lawfulness or enforceability of the remainder of these Terms in that jurisdiction, nor shall it affect the validity, lawfulness or enforceability of these Terms in any other jurisdiction.