Distribution rights for the website content
It is authorised to reproduce text from this website on paper on the condition that the following three conditions are met:
- The information is distributed free of charge.
- The entire document or text is reproduced. It must not be modified or altered in any way.
- The source of information is cited and clearly visible, e.g.: "This document was taken from the VERIFY website (www.verify.lsce.ipsl.fr). All reproduction rights are reserved."
Access and use
Subject to their compliance with the terms and conditions set forth herein, users are granted free access to the data of VERIFY for the following purposes and within the limits allowed under applicable law:
Some data as produced by VERIFY are restricted according to article 12 of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1159/2013. Access to these restricted data will be granted only to specific users and upon registration.
Where the user communicates to the public or distributes data of VERIFY, he/she shall explicitly inform the recipients of the source of that data and information, i.e:
"The data was generated using VERIFY information"
Disclaimer and liabilities
Data from VERIFY is provided for information purposes only. This means that the data does not constitute in any way a flood warning for which only national/regional institutions are authorized within their region of responsibility.
The information contained in VERIFY is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, any implied warranty against infringement of merchantability, integration, satisfactory quality and fitness for a particular purpose. In particular nothing in these terms and conditions should be interpreted as a guarantee that the information contained will be free from errors or omissions, and that such errors or omissions can be rectified. In addition, changes to the data might occur frequently and without prior notice.
By using VERIFY information and data the user acknowledges that these conditions are applicable to him/her and that - to the full extent allowed by law - the user renounces to any claims for damages against the European Union and the providers of the data and information thereto. The scope of this waiver encompasses any dispute, including contracts and torts claims that might be filed in court, in arbitration or in any other form of dispute settlement.
Intellectual Property Rights
The user expressly recognises and acknowledges that the use of the data from VERIFY shall not confer any intellectual property rights or other proprietary right to the user. No provision herein shall be deemed to affect the ownership and interest of the European Union in said data and the intellectual property thereto which shall remain unaltered. Any independent intellectual property right generated as a result of modifying or adapting the data from VERIFY shall be owned by the respective creator(s).
While using the data from VERIFY you agree that you are solely responsible for complying with these terms and conditions and with any other obligation that may be applicable under law.
The users' rights on their personal data are protected according to Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 and Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 (EC) No 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000. Such data will only be used by the European Commission and the providers of the said data and Information for providing services to the user and for statistical as well as evaluation purposes.