Terms and Conditions of Use of BrainRomania

1. General (Platform description

BrainRomania is the first romanian online platform to reunite researchers, professors, PhD students and entrepreneurs, thus representing the most inclusive community of actors in the Romanian innovation ecosystem. Its purpose is to facilitate collaboration between users, make their research and innovative products visible worldwide and provide access to a variety of resources for their research activity. 

2. The purpose of terms and conditions 

This section governs the access and use of our services by  users, visitors and third parties interested in joining this community.

This document has the value of a contract, legaly binding UEFISCDI and platform visitors or any other users, from the moment they start visiting or using the platform.   

3. Acceptance of Terms and Conditions. Changing terms and conditions

Your access to and use of the Terms and Conditions are conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. By accessing or using the services you agree to be bound by these Terms.

This document is deemed understood and consequently accepted in the following situations and ways:

a) When accesing this platform, by any visitor or potential user. 

b) By checking the heading „I agree to the Terms and Conditions” when creating the user account on this platform. 

These Terms and Conditions may be unilatterally amended by UEFISCDI and thus it is of every visitor’s duty to verify what changes have occured. By way of exception, UEFISCDI undertakes to notify all users who have an account on the platform on the changes made to Terms and Conditions. This action must be taken within three days from the moment the changes have occured, by email or by notice sent through the platform. 

4. Using the platform. Creating your account.

Please visit Help Center to learn more about creating a BrainRomania account.

5. Rights and obligations

Visitors have the duty to:

a) Use the platform in good faith, only in agreement with the platform’s mission 

b) Comply with the current legislation when using the BrainRomania platform

c) Except as permitted through the BrainRomania services or these Terms, you must comply with the copyright law if you want to reproduce, modify, create derivative works, distribute, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit any materials published on BrainRomania 

6. Credit card details

BrainRomania will never ask for Credit Card details and request that you do not enter it on any of the forms on BrainRomania.

7. Advice

The contents of the BrainRomania website do not constitute advice and should not be relied upon in making or refraining from making, any decision.

8. Links to Third Party Websites

BrainRomania website may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites.

9. Copyright 

9.1. All copyright, trade marks and all other intellectual property rights in the Website and its content (including without limitation the Website design, text, graphics and all software and source codes connected with the Website) are owned by or licensed to BrainRomania or otherwise used by BrainRomania as permitted by law.

9.2. In accessing the Website you agree that you will access the content solely for your personal, non-commercial use. None of the content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without the prior written consent of the copyright holder. This excludes the downloading, copying and/or printing of pages of the Website for personal, non-commercial home use only.

10. Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability 

10.1. The Website is provided on an AS IS and AS AVAILABLE basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

10.2. To the extent permitted by law, BrainRomania will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website.

10.3. BrainRomania makes no warranty that the functionality of the Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive.

10.4. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed so as to exclude or limit the liability of BrainRomania for death or personal injury as a result of the negligence of BrainRomania or that of its employees or agents.

11. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold BrainRomania and its employees and agents harmless from and against all liabilities, legal fees, damages, losses, costs and other expenses in relation to any claims or actions brought against BrainRomania arising out of any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions or other liabilities arising out of your use of this Website.

12. Severance

If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such Term or Condition shall be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

13. Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of Romania and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of Romanian courts.

14. Ending these Terms

You may end your legal agreement with BrainRomania at any time for any or no reason by deactivating your accounts and discontinuing your use of the services. You do not need to specifically inform BrainRomania when you stop using the Services. If you wish to reactivate your account and reuse the services, you will automatically be obliged to read and comply with the Terms and Conditions of the platform.



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