European Association for Vision and Eye Research

Terms of use


  1. Introduction

    These terms and conditions are issued on behalf of the European Association for Vision and Eye Research ("EVER" or "we"), located at Kapucijnenvoer 33, B-3000 Leuven, Belgium.


  2. Acceptance of these terms

    The use of the EVER website located at www.ever.be ("the Website") and the related activities (e.g. emails sent by EVER) is subject to the following terms of use. Please read them carefully. In case you do not agree with these terms of use, please stop using this website immediately.


  3. Privacy and protection of personal information

    EVER is committed to protecting your personal information. See our Privacy Statement for more information about privacy and protection of personal data.


  4. Ownership

    The Website is owned and operated by EVER, whose contact details are available on the Website.
    All content and rights in the Website are the property of EVER, unless otherwise specified. Please note that the scientific content ("abstracts") on the Website is owned by its respective authors.
    Any unauthorised use including but not limited to copying, extraction, modification, transmitting, publishing, displaying, distributing or commercially exploiting of the Website is strictly prohibited.


  5. Medical data and general disclaimer

    The Website contains medical data (abstracts) related to ophthalmology. While EVER and the respective abstract authors have made great efforts to make sure this information is correct, this information is targeted exclusively at ophthalmologists and cannot be used by others without doctor's advice. Use of any information is on your own risk and cannot create any liability whatsoever towards EVER.
    While EVER endeavours to ensure that the information on the Website is correct, EVER does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on the Website. EVER may make changes to the material on the Website at any time without notice. The material on the Website may be out of date, and EVER makes no commitment to update such material.
    The material on the Website is provided "as is", without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, EVER provides you with the Website on the basis that it excludes all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms which but for this legal notice might have effect in relation to the Website.


  6. Links to other websites

    The Website contains several links to third party websites. As EVER has no control over these websites, including their content and privacy policies, any use of information found on such websites cannot create any liability whatsoever towards EVER. If you access any of the third party sites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk. EVER recommends that you check the terms and conditions and any policies of such sites and contact the owner or operator if you have any concerns.


  7. Liability

    As the Website is made available "as is" and free of charge towards regular visitors, EVER excludes all contractual and extra-contractual liability towards regular visitors, to the extent allowed by law.
    Towards EVER-members and congresses participant, EVER's contractual and extra-contractual liability is limited to the total amount paid to EVER by this EVER-member or congress participant.
    In no case can EVER be held responsible for any indirect or consequential damage, such as (but not limited to) any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption.
    Please note that, although appropriate security measures have been undertaken by EVER, no website is 100% immune to hacking attacks. You should yourself protect your computer equipment against attacks from the internet (such as viruses, trojans, spyware and other types of malware)


  8. Applicable law and competent court

    Belgian law applies to the Website and to any dispute arising out of or in connection with the Website or its use. Only the courts of Leuven (Belgium) shall be authorised to handle any complaint or case associated with this Website.


  9. Updates

    EVER reserves the right to update the terms of use at any time without notice to you. Any revised terms or conditions shall be valid from the day they are posted on the Website. The most current version of the these terms can be reviewed by clicking on the "Terms of Use" hypertext link located at the right bottom of each page.