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Disclaimer

 Acceptance

The use of the International Union of Railways’ website implies full acceptance of the following terms and conditions.

 Intellectual property

All trademarks and logos displayed on the website www.uic.org are the property of the International Union of Railways and protected by the intellectual property laws applied in France. They may not be used or copied in any way without prior and express permission from the International Union of Railways, which reserves the right to prosecute any act infringing its intellectual property rights.

The International Union of Railways provides links to third-party and external websites, for which it disclaims any responsibility. The insertion of these links does not in any way imply the approval of or an existing partnership with any of these sites. In no event shall the International Union of Railways be held liable for the referencing of these sites on its website. The insertion, on external sites, of hyper links to the International Union of Railways’ website is subject to prior and express permission from the International Union of Railways.

The International Union of Railways consequently assumes no liability for the content or the use of:

  • Sites linked to from the International Union of Railways’ website
  • Sites containing a link to the International Union of Railways’ website

 Security

It is the responsibility of all Internet users consulting the International Union of Railways’ website to avoid infecting the site with viruses of any description.

The International Union of Railways assumes no liability for any direct or indirect damages arising from access to or use of the site www.uic.org or the information contained on it.

 Personal information

Personal information obtained via the discussion forum on the International Union of Railways’ website may not be used for purposes other than to contribute to the proposed discussion topics.

A moderator may change or remove, prior to its being displayed on the discussion forum, any posting that is irrelevant to the topic addressed or that is unlawful.

Users have the right to access, change, correct or remove any of their personal information (as provided for by Article 34 of the French Data Protection Law of 6 January 1978). Users may ask for their comments on the discussion forum to be removed at any time by sending a message to webmaster uic.org or by writing to UIC – Legal Department, 16 rue Jean Rey, 75015 Paris.

 Site access

The International Union of Railways reserves the right to suspend, interrupt or change the site access hours without prior notice.

The hardware required to connect to the Internet, as well as any costs associated with consultation of the site, shall be borne exclusively by the Internet user.

 Legal compliance

The International Union of Railways’ website has been created and edited in compliance with the laws applied in France. In accessing this website, Internet users resident outside France shall ensure that they are in compliance with the locally-applicable legislation relating to the use and content of this website.

Liability

The International Union of Railways assumes no liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect damages arising from the use, access or inability to access the International Union of Railways’ website. Neither shall the International Union of Railways be held liable for the risks related to the completeness, accuracy, suitability or topicality of the information.

The costs and expenses incurred by the International Union of Railways due to any request resulting from the user’s breaching the present terms of use or in relation to the user’s site use shall be assumed exclusively by the user.

Other information

The website’s content management system software is SPIP.

The website’s search engine software is mnoGoSearch.

The site www.uic.org is hosted on the International Union of Railways’ server hardware.

Amendments to the terms and conditions of use

The International Union of Railways reserves the right to amend the present terms and conditions of use without prior notice. It is users’ responsibility to consult the terms and conditions on a regular basis.

Credits

Editor:

International Union of Railways
16 rue Jean Rey 75015
Paris

Publication/hosting:

International Union of Railways
16 rue Jean Rey 75015
Paris