Legal Terms & Conditions

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Introduction

This page sets out the terms and conditions of use (the “Terms of Use“) on which this website www.margaris.com (the “Site“) is made available to you. Please read this page carefully. By accessing the Site you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the Terms of Use. You should keep a copy of this page for future reference.

Please note that the Terms of Use do not apply to any of our other websites or any third party websites which are linked to by the Site.

Who are we?

If you have any questions, complaints or comments about the Site or the Terms of Use then please write to us by email to info@margaris.com.

Your promise to us

You promise that you will comply with the restrictions on your use of the Site as set out in these Terms of Use.

User conduct

You agree that in using the Site you will not:

Use the Site or any of its Content (as defined below) for any unlawful purpose or in any way that may lead to the encouragement, procurement or carrying out of any criminal activity; transfer files which contain viruses, trojans or other harmful programs or use the Site or any of its Content (as defined below) in any way that interrupts, damages, impairs or renders the Site less efficient; or use the Site for any purpose other than your personal or not-for-profit educational use.

Rights granted and rights reserved

All content available on the Site including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio and video clips, data compilations and software, and the compilation thereof (the “Content“) is the property of us, our affiliates, our partners or our licensors, and may be protected by Swiss and international copyright and other similar laws. Your use of the Site and the Content grants no rights to you in relation to our or any third party’s intellectual property rights in the Site and the Content.

We have endeavoured to trace all copyright holders and gain permission for use of the Content on this Site. We invite any information concerning copyright and if you consider that you are the copyright holder in respect of any Content on the Site and we have not obtained your permission please contact us at info@margaris.com.

You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, print, post, perform, broadcast, record, transmit, commercially exploit, edit, communicate to the public or distribute in any way the Site pages, any Content or the computer codes of elements comprising the Site. You may however view the Site and access its Content in an unaltered form (for the avoidance of doubt, alterations shall include stretching, compressing, colouring, cropping or altering in any other way so as to distort Content from its original proportions or format) for personal or not-for-profit educational use and make temporary downloads of its Content solely for the purpose and duration of viewing and (where applicable) listening to the Content, provided that you keep intact all copyright notices and otherwise acknowledge the copyright in such Content. We may withdraw this right on notice to you at any time.

Any use which is not permitted by these Terms of Use may only be undertaken with our prior express written consent.

Emails from us

Your use of any information or other content contained in emails received from us will be subject to these Terms of Use.

PRIVACY POLICY

Any information that you provide about yourself to us will only be used by us in accordance with our Privacy Policy (details of which are available here: Privacy Police). Our Privacy Policy does not apply to any of our other websites or any third party websites.

Submissions

 We welcome inquiries or feedback in relation to the Site and/or its Content. However, it is our policy to decline unsolicited suggestions and ideas. Notwithstanding this policy, any inquiries, feedback, suggestions, ideas or other information you provide us (collectively, “Submissions”) will be treated as non-proprietary and non-confidential.

Subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy, by transmitting or posting any Submission, you grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable and fully sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, sell, assign, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display any Submission in any form, media, or technology, whether now known or hereafter developed, alone or as part of other works. You also acknowledge that your Submission may not be returned and we may use your Submission, and any ideas, concept, know-how or intellectual property rights contained in it, for any purpose.

If you make a Submission, you promise that you own or otherwise control the rights to your Submission. You further promise that such Submission does not constitute or contain software viruses, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam”. You may not use a false email address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead us as to the origin of any Submission. You agree to compensate us in full for any third party claim which is related to any Submission you provide.

Links to and from other websites

You may establish links to the Site provided you:

Do not remove or obscure any copyright notice or other notices on the Site; immediately stop providing such links upon request from us; and do not establish embedded links (i.e. direct links to Content on the Site which do not show the rest of the page(s) on which such Content would normally be seen on the Site).

Links within the Site may lead to third party websites which are not under our control. These are intended for your ease of reference and convenience only. We do not control or endorse such websites and are not responsible for their contents. We assume no responsibility for and shall not be liable for any loss or damage which you may suffer by using such websites. You agree that you will not involve us in any dispute between you and any third party in respect of such websites.

Disclaimer

The Site may contain Content which some users may find offensive, controversial or distasteful, and/or which is only suitable for adults. If you are a parent, it is your responsibility to ensure that the Site and/or its Content is suitable for your child to view. We recommend that under 18s are supervised when accessing the Site. You should not access Content on the Site if you think you may be offended by it.

Limits on Liability

We accept liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or that of our employees and agents. We do not seek to exclude liability for fraudulent misrepresentation by us or our employees or agents. You have certain rights under the law which we cannot exclude. Nothing in these Terms of Use is intended to affect these statutory rights.

We are not responsible for: (i) losses not caused by our breach of the Terms of Use; (ii) indirect losses which means loss to you which is a side effect of the main loss or damage and where you and us could not have reasonably anticipated that type of loss arising at the time of entering into these Terms of Use; or (iii) failure to provide the Site or to meet any of our obligations under these Terms where such failure is due to events beyond our control (for example a network failure).

We do not accept any liability for damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from your use of the Site and we cannot guarantee that any files that you download are free from viruses, contamination or destructive features.

Whilst we use reasonable endeavours to correct any errors or omissions as soon as practicable once they have been brought to our attention, we do not promise that the information on the Site itself will be free from errors or omissions.  We do not promise that the Site will be available uninterrupted and in a fully operating condition.

Access to the Site or any part of it may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons reasonably beyond our control.

Compensation

You agree to compensate us in full for any loss, damages or costs, including reasonable legal fees, which arise if you breach our or any third party’s intellectual property rights in connection with your use of the Site and/or any Content, or which result from your use of software robots, spiders, crawlers or similar data gathering and extraction tools, or from any other action you take that imposes an unreasonable burden or load on our infrastructure.

General

If you breach the Terms of Use and we take no action against you, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach the Terms of Use.

If we take legal action against you for any breach of the Terms of Use and a court makes an award in our favour, you will be responsible for all costs allowable by the courts. In addition, you agree to compensate us for any claim or legal proceedings brought against us by any other person as a result of your breach of the Terms of Use.

If any part of the Terms of Use is disallowed or found to be ineffective by any court or regulator, the other provisions shall continue to apply.

These Terms of Use are not intended to give rights to anyone except you and us.

If you wish to take court proceedings against us in respect of our Terms of Use you must do so within Switzerland.

Changes to Terms of Use

We may make changes to these Terms of Use from time to time, in which case any changes will be published on this page. By continuing to use the Site, you shall be deemed to agree to be bound by those changes and revised terms. This page was last updated on 2 May 2012.

Introduction

This page sets out the privacy policy of Science Limited (“we”, “us” and “our”) in respect of our website at www.margaris.com (the “Site”) and explains how we use your personal information.  Personal information means any information about you which is personally identifiable such as your name, address, telephone number or email address and is generally referred to throughout this policy as “Your Information”. Please note that this privacy policy does not apply to any of our other websites or any third party websites which are linked to by the Site.

Who are we?

If you have any questions, please write to us at info@margaris.com.

What information do we collect about you?

We may collect and process the following data about you:

If you choose to register as a user of the Site, we will ask you to provide us with an email address; if you want to receive information and updates about the Site and its contents by email, we will ask you to provide us with your email address; details of your visits to the Site and the resources that you access; and if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

 

How will we use your information?

We may use Your Information to:

Send you emails containing information and updates about the Site and its contents; allow you to save items published on the Site so that you can find them easily on the Site; respond to any communications you send us; gain a clearer understanding of our users and how they interact with the Site; and help us improve the Site.

 

Cookies and Google Analytics

Cookies are small pieces of information stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive.  If you want to know more about cookies and how they work, please refer to the following websites: http://www.allaboutcookies.org and http://www.youronlinechoices.com.

If you are a registered user of the Site, we will use a cookie for the duration of your visit to the Site for the purposes of allowing you to save items so that you can find them again easily. After you close your browser, this cookie will expire.

We also use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to collect information about details of our users’ visits to the Site (including IP addresses) and the resources they access on it. Google Analytics provides us with reports based on this information in order to us to help us understand how visitors engage with the Site. Google Analytics will not transfer the information it collects to any third party except where required to do so by law. Please note that we will not use Google Analytics to collect any information from which you can be personally identified, and we will not associate the information provided to us by Google Analytics with Your Information. Google Analytics’ cookies will remain on your computer for between thirty minutes and two years from being set / updated, unless you delete them before they expire. For more information about Google Analytics, please visit http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. Unless you do this, cookies will be issued when you use our Site, but you can delete them via your browser at any time. If you do not accept cookies, or decide to delete them, you will still be able to access and use the Site but you won’t be able to save any items. You can also install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On to prevent Google Analytics cookies being set, which is available for download here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Will we share or transfer your information?

We will not share Your Information with a third party except:

Where we are under a duty to disclose or share your Information in order to comply with any legal or regulatory obligation; if we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets, or if Science Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held about our users will be one of the transferred assets; in order to enforce our Terms of Use; and/or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Science Limited, our employees, other users or others. We will not transfer any of Your Information to destinations outside of the European Economic Area.

 

Access to your information, correction and unsubscribing

To find out more about how your data will be used, or to make a complaint, please contact us at

info@margaris.com.

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of the information we hold about you, please contact us by email at info@margaris.com. We may make a small charge for this.

We want to make sure that Your Information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate by contacting us by email at info@margaris.com.

You have the right to unsubscribe from any emails we send you. You can do this by clicking on the link at the bottom of every email we send to you or by contacting us by email at info@margaris.com.

Changes to the privacy policy

We are constantly looking for new ways to improve the Site. We may amend this privacy policy from time to time. This privacy policy was last updated on 2 May 2012.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you by email at info@margaris.com.