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Terms and Conditions of Use – YCHANGE Platform & Projects
 

The YCHANGE platform is managed by the Tallinn University on behalf of the original YCHANGE Consortium (“YCHANGE”). The following terms and conditions (“Terms of Use“) apply to the provision and your use of the online projects through the ychange.eu platform (“Platform“) including your visiting and browsing the Platform (being a “Visitor“) and registering with YCHANGE as a teacher (a “Teacher”) or student (a “Student“) to conduct or create remote sensing projects (“Projects”). Please read these Terms and the Privacy Policy  carefully as they govern your use of the Platform.

 

These Terms and the relationship between you and us are governed by EU law to the maximum extent.

 

  1. Teacher
  • I hereby confirm that I have obtained parental permission in written form for all students under the age of 16 participating in the Project. Students under the age of 16 without parental permission are not participating in the Project.
  • I agree to let YCHANGE conduct research studies and report on this in academic publications. The research studies are subject to a code of ethics that include anonymous data about users and Platform interaction and which may include Student content.
  • I agree that YCHANGE will analyse Project activity and content both for academic purposes and in order to provide better and adjusted services via the Platform.
  • I follow the guidelines of a purposeful and appropriate use of the Platform tools (e.g., messaging, upload), only generating lawful and project-related content and conducting project-related activities in an appropriate manner.
  • As group administrator I am responsible for the purposeful use of the web platform, lawful project content and appropriate project-related activities. I ensure that the platform tools (messaging, upload) are only used for project-related activities in an appropriate and lawful manner.
  • I accept that YCHANGE makes no warranty or representation that the Platform does not infringe the rights of any third party. Any content that is included in the Platform or within the Projects that infringes the intellectual property rights of any third party will be removed from the Platform as soon as such infringement is made aware to YCHANGE. 
  • I agree that all materials I publish through the Platform will be published using a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) license.
  • I agree to indemnify YCHANGE, taken as a consortium, or any of its members, and undertake to keep YCHANGE, taken as a consortium, or any of its members, free from any and all claims, liabilities, expenses and damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, made by any third party
  • I acknowledge and agree that YCHANGE, taken as a consortium, or any of its members disclaim any and all liability for damages, whether direct or indirect and whether in contract, tort, or otherwise, resulting from the content of the information that is offered in the Platform or the consequences arising from the use thereof.
  • I grant YCHANGE the right to change or modify the Terms at our sole discretion at any time. Any change or modification to the Terms will be effective immediately upon posting by YCHANGE. For any material changes to the Terms, YCHANGE shall try and take reasonable steps to notify you of such changes or publish information in the Platform.  In all cases, my continued use of the Platform after publication of such modifications, with or without notification, constitutes binding acceptance of these modified Terms of Use.
  • By using this site I consent to the YCHANGE cookie policy .

 

  1. Student
  • I hereby confirm that I am 16 years or older or I have obtained parental permission for using the Platform and participating in Projects.
  • I agree to let YCHANGE conduct research studies and report on this in academic publications. The research studies are subject to a code of ethics that include anonymous data about users and Platform interaction and which may include Student content.
  • I agree that YCHANGE will analyse Project activity and content both for academic purposes and in order to provide better and adjusted services via the Platform.
  • I follow the guidelines of a purposeful and appropriate use of the Platform tools (e.g., messaging, upload), only generating lawful and project-related content and conducting project-related activities in an appropriate manner.
  • I accept that YCHANGE makes no warranty or representation that the Platform does not infringe the rights of any third party. Any content that is included in the Platform or within the Projects that infringes the intellectual property rights of any third party will be removed from the Platform as soon as such infringement is made aware to YCHANGE. 
  • I agree that all materials I publish through the Platform will be published using a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) license.
  • I agree to indemnify YCHANGE, taken as a consortium, or any of its members, and undertake to keep YCHANGE, taken as a consortium, or any of its members, free from any and all claims, liabilities, expenses and damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, made by any third party
  • I acknowledge and agree that YCHANGE, taken as a consortium, or any of its members disclaim any and all liability for damages, whether direct or indirect and whether in contract, tort, or otherwise, resulting from the content of the information that is offered in the Platform or the consequences arising from the use thereof.
  • I grant YCHANGE the right to change or modify the Terms at our sole discretion at any time. Any change or modification to the Terms will be effective immediately upon posting by YCHANGE. For any material changes to the Terms, YCHANGE shall try and take reasonable steps to notify you of such changes or publish information in the Platform.  In all cases, my continued use of the Platform after publication of such modifications, with or without notification, constitutes binding acceptance of these modified Terms of Use.
  • By using this site I consent to the YCHANGE cookie policy.