Terms and conditions

esd-toolkit welcomes you to our EU site. These are our terms and conditions for use of the website which may be accessed through a number of means.

These terms and conditions, when we refer to the esd-toolkit.eu or esd-toolkit, we mean this website, regardless of the way in which you access our information and services.

By using our website and accessing our information, you are deemed to have accepted these conditions.

In order to access some of the information, you are required to register your details. By completing the initial registration form and by entering your email address and password, you will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions. Also, by subscribing to any of our email services, you are deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions. If you register with esd-toolkit.eu, you should also read our privacy policy.

If you have registered with us and you subsequently change any of your organisational details added to the initial registration form, you should immediately contact us to inform us of the changes.

esd-toolkit.eu is a website which assists the European public sector in the following areas:

  1. Customer profiling. Understanding the types of people that live in Europe, their preferences and their likely demand for public services. This also allows for comparison with other areas in Europe
  2. Standards. Finding common definitions of what local government does across European countries. Look at and retrieve information referenced against standard service headings. Use standard lists for your area.
  3. Provides links to other relevant and useful resources for the public sector at a European level.

By using the network, you are deemed to have accepted these conditions. Any changes we make to the terms and conditions will be reflected on this page.

  1. Registration

    When you register, you are registering as a user of esd-toolkit.eu. Access to registration areas is via your email address and password.

    We allow you access to the registration areas of the site on the basis that:

    1. Your email address and password are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else to access esd-toolkit.eu
    2. You will not do anything which would assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to any registration area of esd-toolkit.eu
    3. You do not maliciously create additional registration accounts for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the site, passing yourself off as another user or to abuse other users who are registered on esd-toolkit.eu.
    4. You comply with these terms and conditions.

    If, for any reason, we believe that you have not complied with these requirements, we may, at our discretion, cancel your access to the registration areas of esd-toolkit.eu immediately and without giving you any advance notice.

  2. Termination of registration

    If we wish to bring the agreement to an end, we will do so by emailing you at the address you have registered stating that the agreement has terminated. The agreement will terminate and your email address and password will become invalid on esd-toolkit.eu immediately.

  3. Use of material appearing on esd-toolkit.eu

    For the purposes of this agreement, "material" means material including, without limitation, text, video, graphics and sound material, published on the esd-toolkit.eu network, whether copyright of esd-toolkit or a third party.

    You may download and print extracts from the material and make copies of these for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You are not allowed to download or print the material, or extracts from it, in a systematic or regular manner or otherwise so as to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on esd-toolkit.eu.

    You must not reproduce any part of esd-toolkit.eu, copy data or other material or transmit it to or store it in any other website or disseminate any part of the material in any other form, unless we have indicated that you may do so.

    If you wish to use our content other than as permitted by these Terms of Service, then you need a licence to do so.

    We may be prepared to allow you to distribute or reproduce other parts of esd-toolkit.eu or the material in certain circumstances. Please email us if you wish to apply for permission to do so.

  4. Disclaimer of liability

    To the extent permitted at law, we do not accept any responsibility for the data published on this website. Responsibility for the accuracy of the data is the domain of the data provider.

    You can access other sites via links from esd-toolkit.eu. These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents.

    We give no warranties of any kind concerning esd-toolkit.eu or the material. In particular, we do not warrant that esd-toolkit.eu or any of its contents is virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties.

  5. Data protection

    Please see our privacy policy for details of how personal data may be processed.

  6. Variations

    These terms may be varied from time to time. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the site after it has been posted. Details of variations will be posted in section 12 below.

  7. Force majeure

    Although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to esd-toolkit.eu, we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.

  8. Governing law & jurisdiction

    This agreement is governed by English law and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

  9. Details of variations

    None to date.