Legal Notice

Website use disclaimer 

Overall goal of the SOCIO-BEE website: The SOCIO-BEE project sustains this website to allow public access to information about its consortium’s work and activities, under its contractual obligations to ensure the dissemination and communications of its research output. If errors are brought to its attention, the SOCIO-BEE webmaster will take all possible steps to make any necessary corrections without delay. 

Information published on the SOCIO-BEE website: Despite the SOCIO-BEE webmaster’ reasonable efforts, the information on the SOCIO-BEE website may not be necessarily complete, accurate or up to date. The information published on this website is exclusively of a general informative nature and constitutes neither professional nor legal advice. The SOCIO-BEE webmaster cannot be held liable for direct or indirect damage which may result from uses of the website contrary to its stated objectives.  

Information from external resources contained on the SOCIO-BEE website: The SOCIO-BEE webmaster cannot guarantee that information from external sources contained on this website is complete, reliable, accurate or up to date. Moreover, the SOCIO-BEE  webmaster has no control over links to external websites/pages contained on this website and cannot accept responsibility for them.  

Technical disruptions: The SOCIO-BEE webmaster makes every reasonable effort to minimise disruption caused by technical errors. It cannot be guaranteed that the service provided by the SOCIO-BEE website will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. The SOCIO-BEE webmaster accepts no responsibility in case of defective transmission of data due to the various networks of the internet or to incompatibilities due to the user’s web browser. 

  • Copyright disclaimer 

The content of this website includes text data and multimedia items such as texts, drawings, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio and video material, photographs, programmes and the technology described, which are protected by the provisions of national and international law applying to intellectual property. These textual data and multimedia items are the exclusive property either of the SOCIO-BEE  and/or of their authors and beneficiaries.  

As a general rule, the reuse (reproduction or use) of textual data and multimedia items which are the property of SOCIO-BEE (identified by the words “© SOCIO-BEE” or “© SOCIO-BEE consortium”), is authorised for personal use or for further non-commercial or commercial dissemination, provided that the source is clearly acknowledged. 

The reuse, however, of certain items may be subject to different conditions, which may require that you need to seek additional permissions of the respective right holders. In case of doubt as to the use of a particular item, please contact the webmaster via the website contact forms.  

The user undertakes not to delete or change the indications of the author or the source and not to seek to circumvent the technical measures put in place to protect the relevant items. Any infringement may lead to civil and criminal proceedings. 

Despite extensive research, it may be that the SOCIO-BEE consortium is not in a position to identify certain authors or right holders of items appearing on the website. If you are such a right holder or if there is a mistake on the website, please kindly contact the webmaster via the website contact forms. 

  • Use of SOCIO-BEE logos  

The SOCIO-BEE logo may not be used without the prior consent of the SOCIO-BEE consortium. 

  • Data Protection Policy 

The SOCIO-BEE website has a layered Data Protection Policy, which is regularly reviewed and updated. You can find the latest version of the Data Protection Policy here