South Ostrobothnia Event Calendar’s Terms of Service

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These contract terms are without prejudice to the rights of the consumer under the mandatory provisions of the Consumer Protection Act.

Summary of the Terms & Conditions

You promise to provide the correct information about your identity when registering for the Service User. You agree not to use the Service for any unauthorized or illegal action or for the transmission of illegal or inappropriate material. You agree not to use the Service for any action that might infringe the copyright or other intellectual property rights of the Third Party or the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia. You also promise not to use the Service to convey material that, as such, or whose transmission may violate someone’s honour, privacy or corporate identity, incite a crime or be abusive or threatening. You promise not to use the Service to interfere with telecommunications. In addition, you agree not to interfere with the offering of the Service, the servers associated with the Service or the use of the Service by other Users.

Report any abuse of the Service to kirjaamo@etela-pohjanmaa.fi.

I ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS OF SERVICE

The Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia offers you the South Ostrobothnia Event Calendar (“Service”), owned by the Council, in accordance with these Terms of Service (“Terms of Service”) and subsequent changes and additions thereto.

The Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between the User and the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia and annul all previous agreements between the parties. BY REGISTERING AS A SERVICE USER AND PRESSING THE “REGISTER” BUTTON, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE.

The titles of the paragraphs in this Terms of Service and the Summary of Terms & Conditions above are not part of the Agreement.

II NATURE OF THE SERVICE

By accepting the Terms of Service for the South Ostrobothnia Event Calendar, the User has the opportunity to produce material for the Event Calendar. Using the service is free of charge.

III DATA PROTECTION

The Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia complies with the provisions of Finland’s and EU’s data protection legislation and regulations when handling personal data. The Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia does not disclose any user registration information or any other personal data pursuant to the Personal Data Act and General Data Protection Regulation to third parties other than with the consent of the User or its representative, or by a law or a court order or under the conditions set out in Section IV. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia may disclose to third parties information on the use of the Service, of which an individual User is not identifiable.

IV USER’S OBLIGATIONS

You agree (a) to provide truthful and up-to-date, accurate and complete information when registering as a User; (b) and to keep this information up-to-date. This information is referred to in these terms as “Registration Information”. If the User’s information is not in accordance with the requirements of (a) and (b), the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia has the right to terminate the Service Provision Agreement, other agreements between the User and the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia, and delete all information from the Servers.

V NO FURTHER SELLING

You agree not to transfer this Agreement or the User’s right to use the Service without the prior written consent of the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia. Any income for the User formed from the transfer of the Service or its use without the permission of the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia, belong solely to the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia, and the User is required to pay them in full to the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia.

VI. NOTIFICATIONS, AMENDMENTS TO THE SERVICE AND VALIDITY OF THE AGREEMENT

The Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia may change these Terms of Service by informing the User of this when signing in to the Service. By pressing the “Sign In” button, the User accepts these changes. If the User does not accept the changes, the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia will terminate the agreement and all the data in the Servers will be deleted.

The Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia has the right to change or suspend permanently or temporarily the provision of the Service without noticing the User. The Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia is not liable to the User or to any third party for any damages or expenses resulting from the modification or suspension of the Service.

Both parties have the right to immediately terminate the Agreement under these Terms of Service.

Notifications to the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia must be sent by mail to the postal address of the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia or by email to kirjaamo@etela-pohjanmaa.fi. Notifications to the Users will be emailed or displayed to the User when they sign in to the service.

VII USING THE SERVICE

When you use the Service, you agree to comply with Finland’s law and other applicable legislation and other regulatory provisions applicable at this time. You agree not to use the Service to interfere with the telecommunications and agree not to interfere with the provision of the Service and the servers associated with the Service.

By registering as a User, you will receive a password and a user ID that allows access to the Service. You keep the password in secret and are responsible for all your and password-based activities than your own. You will immediately notify the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia of any unauthorized use of the Service or User’s password and other security issues.

You agree not to use the Service for any unauthorized or illegal action or for the transmission of illegal or inappropriate material. You agree not to use the Service for any action that might infringe the copyright or other intellectual property rights of the Third Party or the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia. You also promise not to use the Service to convey material that, as such, or whose transmission may violate someone’s honour, privacy or duty of secrecy, incite a crime or be abusive or threatening or otherwise illegal.

You also agree not to send via the Service viruses or other computer programs or series of program commands designed to jeopardize the processing of data or the operation of the information or telecommunications system, damage the information or software contained in such system or allow unauthorized access to the information system.

VIII LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES

The User compensates the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia and its employees for all the damages and expenses arising from Third Party claims against the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia or its employee, if these requirements are due to the User’s use of Service contrary to the Terms of Service or the User’s violations of rights of Third Parties.

IX VIOLATION OF THE TERMS OF SERVICE

You agree that the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia may remove the User’s right to use the Service and destroy any information about the User from the Servers, if the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia has a reason to believe that (a) you have violated the Terms of Service; or (b) you have infringed the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia or have violated the rights of Third Parties or of other Users when using the Service.

The Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia has the right to remove the User’s right to use the Service and to destroy all information from the Servers, if User does not use the Service within a reasonable time. The Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia determines this reasonable period of time, lasting at least of three months.

X LINKS AND NOTIFICATIONS

The Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia is not responsible for the content of the Events in the Service and the accuracy or accuracy of the products or services offered or transmitted in the Events. The Service, including the Events therein, may have links to other information network services or data sources. The Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia does not respond to the usefulness of these links or the content of the pages to which the User links.

XI SERVICE PROVIDER’S RIGHTS

The service includes copyrighted material such as text, images and photos, sound, music, etc. This material is protected in Finland and internationally by copyright and other intellectual property rights. The rights to material belong to the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia and the Event Publishers, and you may not use the material without the special consent of the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia or the Event Publishers.

XII NO GUARANTEE

The Service is provided as it is. The Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia seeks to ensure that the Service is functioning properly. However, the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia does not guarantee the smooth or continuous operation of the Service. Nor does the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia guarantee the security of data transfer between the Service and the User, nor the accuracy of the information obtained through the Service or the content submitted there.

XIV LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

The Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia is not responsible for any direct, indirect, or any damages incurred to the User or Third Parties as a result of the use of the Service, errors in the Service, or suspension or termination of the Service. Nor is the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia in no way responsible for the security of data transfer between the Service and the User, nor the accuracy of the information received through the Service or the content submitted there. In addition, the Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia does not in any way be responsible for the content or receipt of messages received and transmitted by the User.

XV RESOLVING OF DISPUTES

Terms of Service and the provision of the Service shall be governed by Finland’s law. Any disputes relating to Terms of Service or Service shall be processed by the District Court of South Ostrobothnia.