This website endeavours to conform to level Double-A of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. Conformance to these guidelines helps to make the Web more accessible to users with disabilities and benefits all.
This website has been built using code compliant with W3C standards for XHTML and CSS. The site displays correctly in current browsers and using standards compliant XHTML/CSS code means any future browsers will also display it correctly.
While ELPA strives to adhere to the accepted guidelines and standards for accessibility and usability, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website. However we are continually seeking out solutions that will bring all areas of the website up to the same level of overall accessibility.
If you should experience any difficulty in accessing the website, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will endeavour to fix the problem or provide the information in an appropriate format.
Website terms and conditions
By using this website, you agree to the terms and conditions set out below from the first time you visit the website. We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time and the amended terms and conditions will apply to your continued use of the website. If you have any questions about our terms and conditions, please contact us.
ELPA means Euroepan Liver Patients’ Association, a registered non – governmental organization based in Belgium with its registered offices at Rue de la Loi 235, 1040 Brussels
- “Website” means www.elpa.eu, or any other website under ELPA’s ownership or control from which a link has been created to these terms and conditions.
- “You”, “your” and “yours” means the person(s) accessing the website.
- “We”, “us” and “our” means ELPA.
- “Material” means any information, data, text, graphics, links, programming code or other material published, contained or available on the website.
- “Terms and conditions” means the terms and conditions set out below.
- A “registered user” is a person who has registered to use a service on the website (such as the E-atlas).
- “Your content” is any and all the content submitted or uploaded by users of the website, including names, photographs, video clips, biographical information, text, logos, files and any other information and materials.
Material on the website
Whilst all reasonable care has been taken in compiling the information on the website we do not guarantee its accuracy or reliability and neither ELPA, nor its editors, can be held responsible for any inaccuracies or mis-statements of fact beyond our control. We may make changes to the material on the website at any time without notice. We and any third parties referred to on the website assume no responsibility for how you use the information provided through the website.
We are always interested in hearing what you think of the material on our website – please contact us.
Some of the material on the website has been written by organisations and individuals not employed by ELPA (for example material provided through integrated data feeds, aggregated news content and information provided by other organisations in our E-atlas). We cannot guarantee its accuracy or reliability.
Some of the material on the website forms part of an archive of news reporting or an archive of newsletters. The date of publication is stated on this material and it is not updated. Please take care to note these dates, as some of the information contained in this material will not reflect current situations, guidelines or best practice.
We provide links to external websites for your information, but we are not responsible for the content of any other websites or pages linking to or from our website. If you choose to follow links to other websites you do so at your own risk.
Use of the website and copyright
Unless explicitly stated, all material that appears at www.elpa.eu and subsections thereof is copyright © ELPA. All rights reserved
You may access, view and print copies of material contained in the website as long as you comply with these terms and conditions and:
- you use the material for non-commercial, personal use only;
- all copyright notices are kept on the material; and
- you do not modify, reproduce, display, distribute or perform the material for any public use without prior written consent from ELPA.
ELPA encourages its news feeds to be used in other websites with appropriate acknowledgement.
Where copyright of material (such as photographs) belongs to someone other than ELPA, this will be stated on or near the material on the website.
These terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of Belgium and any dispute arising from these terms and conditions or your use of the website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Belgium courts.
Submission of content
As a registered user you may be entitled to post or upload your content to the website as long as you comply with our content standards, and these terms and conditions. You grant us a perpetual, royalty-free, non exclusive licence to use your content on the website, and subject to your permission for any other uses as we may require in any and all media.
You guarantee that your content does not contain malicious code, viruses or other harmful programmes or material.
You agree that before posting or uploading your content you are responsible for obtaining all releases, consents and/or licences necessary for uploading your content on our website and for any subsequent use of that content by us in accordance with these terms and conditions.
You guarantee that you are the person depicted in any images or recordings submitted as part of your content and if you upload any images or recordings of any third party, you have obtained the prior written consent of that party to submit such content to our website.
You agree whenever you submit your content to our website you must comply with our content standards. You agree your content must be accurate where it states facts and be genuinely held where it states opinions.
You agree your content must not contain any material which is defamatory; contain any material which is offensive; infringe any copyright, or other intellectual property right or other right of any other person; be likely to deceive any person; be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party such as a contractual duty or obligation of confidentiality; be likely to disrupt our service in any way; give the impression it emanates from us where this is not the case.
We reserve the right to reject, block, suspend or remove your content at any time at our sole discretion. We in no way guarantee that your content or any part of it will be displayed on the website. Any content is published at our discretion.