Terms of Service

User Agreement

The SmartyourHome Learning Platform [hereinafter referred to as the platform] is an information service offered by SmartyourHome - How to make seniors' homes smarter. SmartyourHome is a project funded by the European Commission and bringing together education and social innovation. The aim of this platform is to support the project www.smartyourhome-project.ili.eu, providing e-learning modules to older learners and tutors in the field of Smart Home technologies and services. The project further tends to forward research and development on models, methods, and didactic strategies for effective online training. Therefor it contains interactive, media-enriched learning modules, which could include didactical, technical and social aspects. To forward research and development some data (e.g. about user activity or feedback) will be collected and used (anonymously). Please do not post any messages or add any documents to the platform that are not related to the aims of the project. If you do this all the same, these postings or documents could be deleted by the administrator and your account to this platform might be blocked. There is no warranty for the service of this website. If you have questions concerning this agreement or the service of the platform please contact the administration.
Registration and user account
The password for the users’ account has to be kept secret. It’s not allowed to hand out this information to a third party. By completing the registration process and accessing the Platform, you accept these User Guidelines and the Privacy Policy linked in the footer of each page. During the processing of the SmartyourHome learning program you are responsible for everything what happens with the aid of your user name and your password. Valid E-Mail address All personal data is treated with respect and protected from unauthorized access. The project team reserves the right to use anonymous data for project-related research or public relations.

Copyright
When you agree to this user agreement, you explicitly acknowledge that the SmartyourHome learning environment contains information, texts, software, pictures, videos, audios, graphics and other materials which are protected by copyright, trademarks or patents and that the copyright exclusively belongs to the SmartyourHome consortium and the European Union. The right of use for the SmartyourHome products are not transferable and only refer to yourself. You may use, constitute, reformat, download and print the materials which are made accessible for you in SmartyourHome. These rights only refer to private, uncommercial use. It is not allowed to duplicate, to use, to transfer or to publish the SmartyourHome materials for other purposes. Please contact the consortium when you want to use the SmartyourHome materials for other than the named purposes.

About this user agreement
The user agreement can be read online on the login page of the platform. The administrator of the platform could add or change the content of the user agreement any time. In case of relevant changes users will be informed an they will have to renew their acceptance. In case of disagreement with new regulations of the user agreement you are free to quit your participation of the platform. Therefor please contact the administrator. With accessing the platform after a change on the user agreement was made will be seen as acceptance of the addition or changes. End of user agreement To terminate a user's participation in the platform, an informal message should be sent to the administrator or the user's account should be deleted. After the end of the project, the platform can remain online for a certain period of time, but will be closed one day. At the end of the project all user accounts on the platform will be deactivated. All data collected during the period the platform was online can be used as described above.

Updates
It might happen that an update of the platform will be necessary to be done. For that reason the platform could be set offline. The administrator will keep the period of such an update as short as possible. During an update phase all or at least some of the functions of the platform could be out of work.

Disclaimer
We are not liable for damages resulting from the use of this platform. This exclusion of liability does not apply insofar as the provisions of § 839 of the German Civil Code (liability for breach of official duty) are relevant. We are not liable for any damage caused by malware or the installation or use of software when calling up or downloading data. As a service provider, we are responsible for our own content on these pages in accordance with § 7 para.1 TMG (German Telemedia Act) and general laws. According to §§ 8 to 10 TMG, however, we are not obliged as a service provider to monitor transmitted or stored third-party information or to investigate circumstances that indicate illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information in accordance with general laws remain unaffected by this. However, liability in this respect is only possible from the time of knowledge of a concrete violation of the law. As soon as we become aware of such infringements, we will remove the content immediately. The operator expressly reserves the right to change, supplement or delete individual web pages, web services or the entire website without prior notice or to temporarily or permanently cease publication. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.