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Special Rules for hosted and federated Projects and Solutions
Please note that all the Open-Source Applications (Projects) and all Interoperability Solutions, which are available through the repository on Joinup are provided by their owners (named in each case) subject to the copyright licences indicated in each case; the owners have to certify that all intellectual property rights concerning the Assets belong to them and no intellectual property rights of third parties are infringed. Please refer to the individual project for further information. Please note, that the European Commission accepts no responsibility with regard to these Projects or Solutions.
Special Rules for Contributions
If you volunteer a contribution (for example by submitting on-line papers, news, reports, articles, comments, images, data, metadata or information of any kind), you are deemed and acknowledge to be the author or the legitimate copyright owner or the licensee of this information including all attached documents, you declare to be entitled to communicate and publish it. You also provide to the European Commission and to the Portal administrator a free of charge non-exclusive licence, for the duration of your own copyright, to publish and distribute this information through the Internet via the Portal under the present Copyright notice or – when appropriate – under a specific licence. By doing that, you will - as the author - keep intact all your other benefits resulting from copyright and moral rights law. In so far your contribution is not merged or part of a collective or joint work whose integrity could be damaged by its withdrawal, you may request and obtain the removal of your contribution from the portal (for example if it is not actual anymore).
On the other hand, the portal may archive or delete solutions or contributions which, according to the administrator’s opinion, look obsolete, without relevant content or without interest to Joinup users. This will be the case when the related collection or solution has shown no activity during the last 3 years or in case of contributions that exceed 5 years of duration.
Terminating your Joinup user account
You have the possibility at any moment to cancel your account, according to the Joinup Specific Privacy Statement, by clicking the cancel account button that you will find at the bottom of your profile page.
Joinup reserves the right to delete your Joinup Account if any of these things happen:
- your account has not be used in the past three years;
- you materially or repeatedly breach these terms;
- we reasonably believe that your conduct causes harm or liability to Joinup or to other Joinup users, for example, by hacking, phishing, harassing, spamming, misleading others, or posting content that does not belong to you or is out of scope for Joinup.
In the first case above, you will be contacted by email, offering you the possibility to confirm within 1 calendar month that you wish to keep your Joinup user account.
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