Terms of Use for Computing and Network Resources in the Context of DARIAH-DE

Version: April 24, 2018

The use of the software, the resources and the infrastructure of all providers cooperating in the context of the project DARIAH-DE takes place at the user's own risk and responsibility. The realization of economic profit from the use of these resources is prohibited.

The laws of the Federal Republic of Germany apply to the use of this infrastructure, software, and associated resources. You commit yourself, that you will not use this infrastructure to distribute content of an insulting, vulgar, obscene, pornographic or libellous nature, or content glorifying violence, in any form, particularly also not by abandonment of possibilities to others to use this infrastructure. In addition, the conscious or intentional introduction or spreading of viruses or other malicious or harmful programs is strictly prohibited. You concede to the operators of this infrastructure, software and associated resources the right to relocate and/or remove content at their discretion. In particular, user accounts which have been created, including stored data, may be deleted after the termination date of a project, unless arrangements have been agreed for a continuation of service. You are not permitted to use your access to resources and services to obtain personal data in the sense of the Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz) or to store or process personal data obtained by other means. You are not permitted to copy copyrighted data or programs from one computer system to another. The use of illegally obtained copies of copyrighted data or programs on the resources of the providers cooperating in the context of the project DARIAH-DE is strictly prohibited.

Breach, violation or infringement of these rules will result in immediate and permanent account closure. The operators of the infrastructure and associated resources reserve the right to take legal action and pass on network traffic data or similar data to the law enforcement agencies.

You hereby consent to the automated storage, processing and transfer of the personal data you provide at the time of registration and during operation to the institutions or other entities, whose resources are being used, as far as this is necessary to ensure proper operation of the resources. This information will be used for no other purpose.

The liability of the provider cooperating within the scope of the project DARIAH-DE is limited to intent and gross negligence, as far as it does not concern the breach of an essential contractual duty or the injury of the life, the body or the health. The same applies to the liability of vicarious agents. The liability according to the product liability law, the pre-contractual liability and the liability for guarantee statements remain unaffected.

By registering, you agree to these Terms of Use. If you allow other persons to use ressources under these Terms of Use, you will also take the responsibility that these other persons observe the Terms of Use you agreed to.