Terms and conditions

THE ALIMENTARIUM Terms of Use for the Training and Communication Tool

Welcome to our Training and Communication Tool in the field of food including online courses, educational games and mobile applications. Your use of this Tool constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by these terms (the "Terms of Use”).

By using the Tool you agree to comply with these Terms of Use and to keep the ALIMENTARIUM harmless against any claims by third parties arising from your violation of the Terms of Use. You may only use the Tool for lawful purposes and You may not, in particular:

  • Use the Tool in violation of any law or regulation governing the ALIMENTARIUM’s activities, including without limitation the laws and regulations governing privacy, spamming and confidentiality.

  • Use the Tool in a manner that infringes any third party rights (e.g. copyrights, trademarks, or any other intellectual property rights).

  • Post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, inflammatory, pornographic, profane material, hate speech, or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.

Trademark/Copyright/Intellectual Property

Multimedia contents (pictures and videos), applications, quiz and any other editorial content belong to the ALIMENTARIUM or are used with permission. The trademarks and logos displayed on this Tool belong to the ALIMENTARIUM or are used with permission. Unauthorized sale, reproduction, republishing, uploading, downloading, distribution, posting, displaying, transferring, alteration, preparing derivative works of this Tool or Trademarks is prohibited, including disassemble, decompile, exchange, translation of the Tool, reverse engineering or attempting to discover source code of the Tool. You may download the Tool for the specified use only, provided that you maintain all notices, information or restrictions contained in any material accessed.

We hereby grant you a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, revocable license to use the Tool for your personal use or for educational use. Any use for commercial purpose is prohibited. The ALIMENTARIUM reserves the right to amend or withdraw the Tool at any time.

Data Protection

The ALIMENTARIUM’s Privacy Notice is applicable for any use of personal information that you may supply by creating an account for using the Tool. Registered personal information are not shared nor forwarded to third parties. You can request consultation, change or withdrawal of information supplied on your account at any time by sending an email to the following email address academy@alimentarium.org.

Chat Platforms

The ALIMENTARIUM shall not be liable for comments posted by users of the Tool. ALIMENTARIUM may at any time monitor, review and, in its discretion, edit or delete, debates, discussions, chats and postings consisting of agressive, libelous, defamatory, discriminatory, vicious or obscene messages, of insults and critics of personal nature, as well as any advertising messages, messages relating to unlawful practices or unrelated to the proposed contents. However, the ALIMENTARIUM is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such transmissions. The ALIMENTARIUM will cooperate with law enforcement or a court order requesting or directing the ALIMENTARIUM to disclose the identity of anyone posting any information or material prohibited by these Terms of Use. The ALIMENTARIUM may also disclose such information if such disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of the ALIMENTARIUM, its clients, or the public.

You can request withdrawal of your postings by sending an email to the following email address academy@alimentarium.org.

Warranty and Liability

This Tool and all contents of the Tool are provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties of fitness for a particular purpose. You acknowledge, by your use of the Tool, that your use of the Tool is at your sole risk, that you assume full responsibility for all costs associated with all servicing or repairs of any equipment you use in connection with your use of our Tool, and that ALIMENTARIUM shall not be liable for any damages of any kind related to your use of this Tool. By installing the Tool, you agree to accept all liability regarding its use or misuse.

To the fullest extent permissible by law, the ALIMENTARIUM shall not be liable for the use of the Tool under any circumstances. The ALIMENTARIUM makes no warranty or representation, of any kind regarding the access to, operation of, or the functions contained in the Tool or that any services will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, that the Tool or services will meet any particular criteria of performance or quality or that the Tool is free of viruses or other harmful components.

Links to other Applications, Websites or Providers

For your convenience and enjoyment, our Tool may provide links to other websites or applications that are not operated by the ALIMENTARIUM. These links do not mean that the ALIMENTARIUM endorses, approves, or sponsors the linked website, application or any information, products, or services contained therein, nor is the ALIMENTARIUM liable for any damage that might result from your use of such information, products, or services.

You agree that you might be bound to terms of use of other providers should the Tool be available and/or accessible through other platforms managed by providers not operated and/or controlled by the ALIMENTARIUM.

User Comments, Feedback, and other Submissions

All comments, feedback, suggestions, ideas, and other submissions disclosed, submitted, or offered to the ALIMENTARIUM on or by this Tool or otherwise disclosed, submitted, or offered in connection with your use of this Tool (collectively "Content") remains your property, but you grant the ALIMENTARIUM a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any Content that you post on or in connection with the Tool for any purpose, including but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting without any compensation. By submitting Content, you are also warranting that you own the material/content submitted, that it is not defamatory, and that the ALIMENTARIUM’s use will not violate any third party's rights or otherwise place us in breach of any applicable laws.

Terms of Use Update

We reserve the right to make any changes and corrections to these Terms of Use. Please refer to this page from time to time to review these and new additional information.

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