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Terms and Conditions


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Last revision: May 2013.

General provisions

These Terms and Conditions represent an agreement between ARC Publishing and you (website user) for the use of ARC Publishing’s website. By accessing this website you are deemed to have read, understood, and accepted these terms. If you disagree with any of the clauses please leave this website and contact us at info@arc-publishing.org. We will do our best to clarify your concerns. 

ARC Publishing preserves the right to change these terms at any time, with or without previous notice. So, you should revise the terms periodically to evaluate changes or concerns that may have arisen.

Access to the website

The website contains public areas with unrestricted access. You may access these areas at your preference, except in circumstances otherwise stated in these terms. 

Private areas of the website have restricted access and require user registration. You should provide accurate information when registering your user account to access these areas. Information you provide in the private areas will be always treated in accordance with our Privacy Policy. 

ARC Publishing holds the right to suspend, restrict, or terminate access to the website at any time, with or without previous notice.

Restrictions of use

The website should only be used for activities for which it was originally designed: for public areas as an informative website, for private areas as a platform to request services. ARC Publishing holds the right to restrict your access to the website if you are deemed to be using the website for other activities.

Information displayed on the public areas of the website is provided with a single objective: to inform you about our services. This information is property of ARC Publishing and you must not reproduce, distribute or modify it without previous written consent from ARC Publishing. 

Additionally, you must not use the website information or services for unlawful activities or purposes prohibited by these Terms and Conditions.

External websites (hyperlinks)

External websites’ hyperlinks are placed in this website for your convenience. However, ARC Publishing does not have control or responsibility over the external websites’ Terms and Conditions. You should refer to the external websites’ Terms and Conditions to understand the clauses defined by the external provider.

Submissions

Submissions made over the website will always be treated in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Proprietary materials submitted over the website will be used for the services requested by you at the time of submission. If not otherwise stated (i.e. on the requested service description, on the contract, or business proposal), you will remain the proprietary of the submitted materials.

Security

Transmission of information over the internet cannot be considered 100% secure. We put in place industry standard procedures to ensure the security of data transmitted through the website (encryption, etc.), but you should be aware that this transmission is never completely secure. Additionally, you should be particularly cautious with your account information, since it gives access to your information and it is your responsibility to safeguard it.

Liability

ARC Publishing shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages resulting from the use or inability to use any of the services provided on the website or for the cost of procurement of substitute services.

Indemnity

You will indemnify ARC Publishing for any damages arising from your use of the website or your breaches of these terms.

Copyrights and trademarks

The trademarks, names, logos, and service marks (collectively “trademarks”) displayed on this website are registered (or proprietary) trademarks of ARC Publishing. You should not use any of this information without previous written consent from the copyright owner.

Governing law

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed under Portuguese law. Any disputes or claims shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Portuguese courts.