Terms & Conditions

Your use of the TDM Website is subject to the terms, conditions and understandings detailed below. By accessing this Website, you hereby acknowledge that you have read and accept all of our terms, conditions and understandings.

Informational Purposes Only / Not Legal Advice.

The information contained in the TDM Website is provided solely for informational purposes, and should not be construed as legal advice on any subject matter. Any information contained herein is not intended to be a substitute for legal advice on any subject. Internet subscribers and on-line readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional advice. You should not rely upon any information contained herein for any purpose without seeking legal advice from a qualified lawyer competent to practice law in your jurisdiction.

No Warranties/Limitations of Liability.

The information provided on the TDM website is provided on an "as-is" basis without warranties of any kind either express or implied including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. TDM makes no warranties or representations of any kind concerning any information contained in the TDM website which is provided only as general information. TDM expressly disclaims all liability with respect to actions taken or not taken based upon the information contained herein or with respect to any errors or omissions in such information

None of Maris BV, Camko Ltd, the Moderator in Chief, the assistant moderators assume any liability for the conduct of any OGEMID or OGELForum list user. Except where agreed by the Moderator in Chief as described above, messages sent by list users to the discussion fora are not reviewed, screened or edited, and we do not assume any responsibility for the content of these messages. By registering your email address enabling you to participate in the fora, you accept sole responsibility for any message that you post. 

List users may contact us at about any breach of this acceptable use policy, and we will take any of the following actions if it is thought appropriate:

  • Contact the person responsible to discuss the problem
  • Remove them from list membership
  • Contact their hosting site, employing organisation, or service provider
  • Restrict email from certain sites or addresses
  • Remove inappropriate messages from the OGEMID and OGELForum archives
  • Make a public announcement to those affected

The decision on what action is appropriate will be made by Maris BV, Camko Ltd and the Moderator in Chief on a case by case basis. The action taken will often depend on whether the infraction was innocent, inadvertent or intentional.

If a complaint is received at about a message sent to OGEMID or OGELForum, we reserve the right to remove the message from our archives immediately and prior to consulting the originator of this message.

Indemnity

As a user of this list and by registering your email you hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless Maris BV, Camko Ltd, the Moderator in Chief and the associate moderators, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims arising out of your use of OGEMID and OGELForum.

Third-Party Links.

Some links within the TDM Website may lead to other sites. The TDM Website does not incorporate any materials appearing in such link sites by reference and TDM does not necessarily sponsor, endorse or otherwise approve of such linked materials. TDM expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for the content of any such third-party resources/links. TDM does not guarantee the timeliness, sequence, accuracy, completeness or liability or content of such information.

Copyright notice.

The information contained in the TDM Website is protected by copyright and all rights are reserved to TDM and to contributing authors.  Prior to accessing the information contained in the TDM Website you have to register. Once registered you are authorised to download and print one copy of the articles in the TDM Website for your internal educational or professional use or for providing services to your clients provided all printouts clearly include the name of the author and of TDM.   The work so downloaded must not be modified.  Copies downloaded must not be further circulated. Each individual wishing to download a copy must first register with the website.

All other use including copying, distribution, retransmission or modification of the information or materials contained herein without the express written consent of TDM is strictly prohibited.  Should the user contravene these conditions TDM reserve the right to send a bill for the unauthorised use to the person or persons engaging in such unauthorised use. The bill will charge to the unauthorised user a sum which takes into account the copyright fee and administrative costs of identifying and pursuing the unauthorised user.

Comprehensive downloading and storage on institutional or private systems will attract additional yearly license fees calculated at the cumulative maximum corporate fee covering all prior years of TDM publication (starting in 2004), i.e. the maximum corporate fee that would have been payable for a subscription for each year since 2004.

Privacy Policy

This website is operated by TDM. We take the privacy of our users seriously and we are committed to safeguarding your privacy. This Privacy Policy explains our data processing practices with regard to this web site. Other websites to which this website links are not covered by this policy.

Information collected

We collect personal information from you through the use of request forms. The information given by you will be used by us for the purposes of: processing your request, informing you of new releases, sending you the publications which you have requested, providing you with information about products and services we offer and for auditing usage of the site. Your details will also be entered into our database for general administration purposes.

To help us to address the needs of our users, we may keep track of how you use the information which we send to you or which is available on our website. We keep a record of which links are accessed by users on our website to enable us to find out which kinds of information are of most interest to those users. We use this information to provide a service which is tailored to the needs of users of our website and those who have chosen to receive information from us. This information is stored on our privately owned and maintained servers.

Disclosures

We will not disclose or sell our users personal information to anyone, for any reason.

Cookies

At TDM, we use cookies only for the convenience of our users. Temporary cookies enable us to serve secure pages to our users without asking them to login repeatedly during a session. If a user's system is idle for a longer timeperiod, however, the cookie will expire, forcing the user to login again to continue their session. This prevents unauthorised access to the users information while they are away from their computer.

Job advertisements.

Job advertisements may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. OGEL/TDM makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the advertisement. Changes may be made at any time.

Employers advertising the vacancy are solely responsible for their postings. OGEL/TDM is not to be considered to be an employer with respect to your use of the websites and shall not be responsible for any employment decisions, for whatever reason made, made by any entity posting jobs on the OGEL/TDM websites.

Before posting job adverts on the (Young-)OGEMID / OGELFORUM listservs please contact the Moderator first. Any adverts require previous consent by the Moderator.

Advertising, sponsorship ...

Advertising, sponsorship or other support by TDM/OGEL, OGELFORUM/(Young-)OGEMID or affiliates for conferences and similar events is a matter within the authority of the Publisher, MARIS BV. No member of the Editorial Committee or the Editorial Board, or any deputy moderator of OGEMID/OGELFORUM, Associate Editor or Assistant Editor of OGEL/TDM or editor of a OGEL/TDM Special Issue, is responsible in any capacity for decisions as to such matters. Members of the Editorial Committee may receive a modest honorarium for their service, but are not compensated in whole or in part by reference to the economic performance of OGEL/TDM, OGELFORUM/(Young-)OGEMID or any affiliate.

Last updated: 14 December 2015