Local access restrictions and additional local information
The 0KIMS Website and all information and functionality contained within the 0KIMS Website are not directed to or intended for use by any person resident or located in any country where the distribution of such information or functionality is contrary to the laws of such country. The same applies to any person resident or located in any country where such distribution is prohibited without obtaining the necessary licenses or authorizations and such licenses or authorizations have not been obtained by the 0KIMS Association. If any such local access restriction applies to you, you are not authorized to access this Website or use any of the information on this Website.
0KIMS is an independent, non-profit-making association, organized and existing under the laws of Switzerland. 0KIMS's mission is to promote and develop digital identity technologies.
Information about the 0KIMS Association and website operation
This Website is provided by the 0KIMS Association, an independent, non-profit-making foundation, under the laws of Switzerland with registered office in Zug, Switzerland and registration number CHE-267.861.901 (“0KIMS” or “we”).
The 0KIMS Website is currently operated on a platform (the “Platform”) of a service provider with principal place of business in Arizona, U.S.A. (the “Service Provider”). The Service Provider has several data centers in the United States and Europe and provides various services to 0KIMS in connection with the operation of this Website (the “Services”). The Service Provider owns all right, title, and interest to all software, products, works, and other intellectual property created, used, or provided by the Service Provider including, but not limited to, the Platform and any other part of the Services.
The 0KIMS Website includes or may include in the future various functionalities, including, but not limited to, commenting, RSS, and downloading functionalities. Please note that certain functionalities of this Website may not work, unless you have installed appropriate software on your local station. It is the sole responsibility of each user to install the necessary software in order to effectively use the 0KIMS Website.
Services and solutions
0KIMS makes no representation that all services and solutions described on the 0KIMS Website are appropriate or available for use in your country. Furthermore, some services or solutions may only be available to certain categories of persons. Therefore, please read carefully the relevant description on this Website or request further information about the relevant service or solution.
Any materials available on the 0KIMS Website have no regard to the specific objectives, financial situation or particular needs of any specific recipient. 0KIMS does not represent that any services or solutions discussed on this Website are suitable for any individual or corporate recipient. No representation or warranty, either express or implied, is provided in relation to the accuracy, completeness or reliability of the materials, nor are they a complete statement of the services or solutions, markets or developments referred to therein. The materials should not be regarded by recipients as a substitute for the exercise of their judgment. Any opinions are subject to change without notice. 0KIMS is not under any obligation to update or keep current the information about services and solutions contained in this Website.
The information contained in the 0KIMS Website is just for information purposes. No information available on this Website constitutes a solicitation, an offer, or a recommendation from 0KIMS, to effect any transactions or to conclude any legal act of any kind whatsoever. You or your company may not rely on information on this Website for making any decision relating to services or solutions of the 0KIMS.
The 0KIMS Website may contain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements provide current expectations of future events based on certain assumptions and include any statement that does not directly relate to a historical or present fact. While such statements may represent 0KIMS’s judgment and expectations, a number of risks, uncertainties and other important factors could cause actual developments and results to differ materially from 0KIMS’s expectations. Therefore, users must be cautioned and not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements on this Website. 0KIMS is under no obligation to update or alter forward looking statements on this Website whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
Third party statements and quotes
The 0KIMS Website may include statements and quotes of third parties relating to the 0KIMS Association. Such statements and quotes are generally labeled as information provided by third parties. 0KIMS does not and is under no obligation to verify the content of third party statements or quotes on this Website. The liability of 0KIMS for the accuracy or completeness of such third party statements and quotes shall be excluded to the extent permitted by applicable law.
The 0KIMS Website may include information about future 0KIMS or other events. Such information may not be accurate. For example, an event is cancelled due to an insufficient number of registrations after the event information has been placed on this Website. 0KIMS is under no obligation to update or alter its information about future events as a result of new or revised information. Therefore, please verify all event information directly with the event organizer before taking any steps in reliance on such information on this Website. 0KIMS will not be liable for any costs incurred based on wrong event information on this Website.
Both 0KIMS and the Service Provider (without limiting the foregoing) disclaim all warranties with respect to the operation of the Platform and related software for the 0KIMS Website, express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for particular purpose and the non-infringement. 0KIMS and the Service Provider disclaim all warranties that the Platform and related software are not interrupted or error free. 0KIMS and the Service Provider disclaim all warranties as to the results that may be obtained from the use of this Website.
Neither 0KIMS, the Service Provider, any third party content provider, nor any of their directors, employees or agents will be liable for any indirect, special, incidental, consequential, punitive or exemplary loss, liability or costs, whether arising from negligence, breach of contract or otherwise and regardless whether the damage was foreseeable or not. Neither 0KIMS, the Service Provider, any third party content provider, nor any of their directors, employees or agents will be liable for any loss of profits, business or data. Neither 0KIMS, the Service provider, any third party content provider, nor any of their directors, employees or agents will be liable for any damage or loss (especially loss of data, alteration of data, or downtime) that may be caused to any equipment or software due to any viruses, defects or malfunctions in connection with the access or use of the 0KIMS Website or downloads from the 0KIMS Website (whether based on manual access, subscriptions, RSS-feeds or otherwise).
Intellectual Property Rights
You may provide comments to 0KIMS by using the commenting functionality of the 0KIMS Website, by e-mail or otherwise. Furthermore, 0KIMS may invite users to participate in own or third party surveys or polls and comment on a particular issue raised. If you provide comments to 0KIMS, 0KIMS shall be entitled, but not in any way obliged to make available all or parts of your comments with unmodified or modified content on the 0KIMS Website. If so doing, 0KIMS will label the comments, without mentioning your name, as third party comment, survey result or in another appropriate way. 0KIMS will not mention your name, unless you have expressly agreed otherwise. If you provide comments to 0KIMS you agree to grant 0KIMS all necessary rights, if any, or license to use, reproduce, distribute, modify, and publicly display your comments on the 0KIMS Website for an unlimited period of time.
You agree to ensure that all comments you send to this Website are legal, decent and truthful, comply with all applicable laws and regulations, do not infringe the Intellectual Property Rights or other rights of 0KIMS or any third party, are not defamatory, unreliable or misleading or otherwise objectionable.
If you subscribe to mailing services, provide comments or otherwise communicate with 0KIMS through the 0KIMS Website or e-mails provided on the 0KIMS Website, you may be requested to provide your contact details, in particular your e-mail address. By providing your contact details you expressly agree that 0KIMS retains your contact information and may contact you, in particular for the following reasons: requesting for clarifications or additional comments; sending 0KIMS publications, sending information about 0KIMS events; asking for your participation in surveys or polls; sending information about services and solutions or other marketing information of 0KIMS. However, 0KIMS will not send out mass unsolicited e-mails or mails.
Please note that you may when first contacting 0KIMS or at any time thereafter inform 0KIMS that you would rather not receive any information or not receive any specific information (e.g. promotion material) from 0KIMS. You may inform 0KIMS through the general contact functionality as indicated at the end of these terms.
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