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Disclaimer ISOCARP Members’ Area and Discussion Forum

All messages and articles submitted to ISOCARP and made available as part of the threaded discussion forum (https://isocarp.org/members-area/) or elsewhere on ISOCARP websites and any opinions, advice, statements or other information contained in any messages posted or transmitted by any third party are the responsibility of the author of that message/article and not of ISOCARP (unless ISOCARP is specifically identified as the author with username ISOCARP of the message). The fact that a particular message/article is posted on or transmitted using this ISOCARP website does not mean that ISOCARP has endorsed that message in any way or verified the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message. If you are an author (including direct poster to ISOCARP forums) you agree that by submitting articles or messages you warrant that you have the right to do so and you are granting ISOCARP an irrevocable, perpetual license to use the articles/messages in any way ISOCARP deems fit and you agree to indemnify ISOCARP for any claims related to such articles/messages against ISOCARP, its officers, editors, or volunteers.

ISOCARP makes no representation regarding the merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose of any article published by ISOCARP or any message posted by any third party. ISOCARP is not responsible for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user.

Furthermore, all persons who use the ISOCARP Forums are obliged not to use them for solicitations or any other commercial purposes, including but not limited to posting of advertisement, deriving any financial compensation from anyone for posting to ISOCARP Forum.

ISOCARP reserves to right to amend or modify the terms and conditions herein. All postings are further subject to the ISOCARP Forum Terms and Conditions below.

ISOCARP Forum Terms and Conditions

This service is located at https://isocarp.org/members-area/ and other ISOCARP web sites, which are owned and operated by The International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP). The websites include threaded discussion groups (ISOCARP Forum) which allow feedback to ISOCARP and real-time interaction between the persons who use this service. Unless ISOCARP is specifically identified as the author of a message with ISOCARP username, the responsibility for any opinions, advice, statements or other information contained in any messages posted or transmitted by any third party on this web site resides solely with the author.

When using ISOCARP Forum, you are required to NOT:

  • Keep any other person from using and enjoying the ISOCARP Forum.
  • Post or transmit any messages that would constitute or encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law.
  • Post or transmit threatening, abusive,  libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent messages of any kind.
  • Post or transmit any information, software or other materials which violate or infringe upon the rights of others, including their privacy or publicity rights, or which is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights, without first obtaining permission from the person who owns or holds that right.
  • Post or transmit any information, software or other material which contains a virus or other material of a destructive nature.
  • Use ISOCARP Forum in any way for solicitations or other commercial purposes.

ISOCARP’s Right to Monitor the ISOCARP Forum

You understand that ISOCARP has no obligation to monitor the ISOCARP Forum and the bulletin boards. However ISOCARP reserves the right at all times to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in ISOCARP’s sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of these terms and conditions and to disclose any information necessary to satisfy a governmental request.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall ISOCARP be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the ISOCARP Forum or any information contained in any bulletin board. You specifically acknowledge and agree that ISOCARP is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user.

Governing Law, Jurisdiction and Venue

Any action arising from or related to your use of ISOCARP sites will be governed by the substantive laws of The Hague, Netherlands without reference to the choice of law rules thereof. You agree that any action will be brought exclusively in the state courts located in The Netherlands and worldwide as applicable. You hereby submit yourself to the personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts.


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