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Terms and conditions

You must agree to the following terms and conditions to use the website and its services:

1. Usage of Geopedia

Certain Geopedia data layers are subject to additional terms of use which must be respected. Users may not copy or distribute data, except where explicitly stated otherwise. Users data and actions must abide by and be in compliance with applicable laws in the Republic of Slovenia. This includes not adding/uploading inappropriate content (pornographic material, content displaying racial, religious or other types of violence, content containing illegal advertising, etc.). Users will not attempt any actions which could disturb or disrupt the working of Geopedia, its systems, or of other users.

2. Access to Data and Geopedia's Services

It is necessary to login to access certain protected content. Registration is required prior to login if you do not already have an account. You agree to keep personal data (such as your password) confidential to prevent abuse. You also agree to accept responsibility for all data, changes and actions performed with your username.

3. Data Accuracy

Geopedia's managing company (Sinergise d.o.o.) does not guarantee the accuracy of data in the system. This is the responsibility of data managers - in the case of organized data management this will be specified in the layer information tab. To the best of your knowledge, data uploaded/inserted/edited will be accurate and correct. Users may not delete existing data which is not their own. If Geopedia finds inaccuracy in data we reserve the right to modify it in any way or delete it from the system.

4. Usage Monitoring

The Geopedia system monitors and records data about access and the actions of its users. This data is handled in compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act of Slovenia. This guarantees concealment of the users identity. In case Geopedia finds inapporpriate data violating valid laws in the Republic of Slovenia we may pass these records on to the appropriate authorities.

5. Confidentiality

Geopedia reserves the right to access, save and reveal information about users and all records pertaining to them in case of terms and conditions violations, illegal activity and inappropriate content. In case of expected (regular) use, Geopedia is bound to protect users' personal data.

6. Copyright

Geopedia was created by Sinergise d.o.o., who is the owner of all intellectual property of Geopedia by copyright law in the Republic of Slovenia. Data used within Geopedia is also protected by said copyright law and marked with logos and/or various symbols (copyright, trademark) which references the original owner. Any use of the application and its data for commercial purposes and/or copying, forwarding to third parties is prohibited, except when explicit permission is given by the copyright holder. Copyrighted material may be used only for personal purposes or informal or formal groups and in compliance with these terms and conditions. Geopedia's data is in many cases modified in such a way to allow for easier use. To obtain the original data you agree to request it directly with the author/copyright owner/institution responsible for the data. Geopedia reserves the right to use all publicly accessible data for scientific purposes and non-public data for statistical purposes only. Geopedia also reserves the right to use all public data for commercial purposes while respecting the moral rights of the author(s).

7. Access to data

Geopedia guarantees free access to all content uploaded by an individual user for that user.

8. General Terms for Data Retention

Geopedia will not be held responsible for any loss of data incurred by irregularities of the Internet or hardware failure or software bugs. Geopedia will strive for the smooth operation of its systems and appropriately care for its data. In case of necessary maintenance of hardware and/or software where the system will be temporarily offline and/or incomplete, a notice will be posted beforehand announcing maintenance work. Geopedia reserves the right to terminate access to the web page at any time for short maintenance work. Geopedia strives to do all maintenance work at off-peak hours, if possible. In case of natural disasters Geopedia is not liable for data loss.

9. Termination of Use of Geopedia

You may delete your user account at any time within the application. Prior notice is not necessary. Geopedia also reserves the right to delete users' accounts in case of breach of these terms and conditions. Deletions may also occur if there has been no login for over a year.

10. Advertising

Geopedia reserves the right to display advertisements on its pages without prior consent of its users. These may contain links to third party web pages chosen by Geopedia. Geopedia holds no responsibility for content on third party web pages.

11. Limitation of Responsibility

Geopedia and its partners, application developers, and layer owners are not responsible for any moral or material damage incurred by the users of the application. Geopedia is also not responsible for the accuracy and authenticity of data obtained from official authors, copyright holders, authorized institutions, or user uploads. Users of Geopedia use the application at their own risk. Any download from Geopedia is at your own risk. Geopedia will not be held responsible for damage to hardware and/or software and loss of data as a result of the use of data. Geopedia does not limit responsibility for any illegal activity not incurred by its users. For users, see point 1. Usage of Geopedia.

12. Warranty

Geopedia will strive to assure uninterrupted, reliable and safe service of the application. Bug reports will be assessed in the shortest time possible.

13. Breach of Rules

If a user fails to follow the rules, the user's account may be suspended or deleted and the user's data will then either become the property of Geopedia or will be removed from the system.

14. Changes to the Terms and Conditions

Geopedia reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time. You agree to abide by the most recent version of this. In case of changes to the terms and conditions information will be posted on the main Geopedia web page prior to their taking effect.

15. Cookies

Geopedia Portal uses cookies to enhance user experience and monitors users traffic on site. We use the following cookies:

Google Analytics Cookies

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