Terms of Service

Horasis is a visions community – together with our members we explore, define, and implement trajectories of sustainable growth. Committed to inspiring the future, Horasis provides strategic foresight to public and private entities who envisage growing into global and principled organizations. Horasis owns, operates and makes available the website www.horasis.org as well as subdomain websites, individually “Website” and collectively “Websites”, and makes them available to the users of its Websites under the following Terms of Use. If you have any questions please write our team at visions@horasis.org.

 

1) Terms of Use Agreement

 

Horasis hosts annual economic summits, including the flagship Horasis Global Meeting in Cascais, Portugal, to advance solutions to the most critical challenges facing corporations today. Its website Horasis.org may contain features including insight, report and newsletter services, event and community pages, member areas and other applications that may be available. Any person that accesses or uses the Websites agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions of these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use contain conditions, disclaimers and other provisions, some of which limit Horasis’s liability. Any person that does not agree or comply with these Terms of Use should not access or use the Websites.

 

2) Appropriate Use

 

Horasis.org is comprised of a global visions community dedicated to inspiring our future. Any use of the Websites by visitors that would limit or constrict the availability or quality of the Websites’ features is prohibited and Horasis reserves the sole right to take any actions required to enforce this principle. Visitors shall not use the Websites to post, submit or otherwise distribute unlawful, defamatory, abusive, obscene or offensive materials. Furthermore, visitors shall not use the Websites in any way that may violate third party rights including, but not limited to copyrights or privacy. Neither shall visitors access or attempt to access the Websites using interfaces aside from the ones provided by the Websites. Visitors may provide personal information as part of the registration to access and use some of the features on the Websites as members, partners, bloggers, subscribers, participants, donators or similar. Information provided for registration must be accurate, correct and up-to-date. Horasis reserves the sole right to verify and deny access where data is incomplete, incorrect, inappropriate and/or missing.

 

3) Disclaimer

 

Horasis disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to visitors` use of the site. Websites are provided “as is” and “as available” with no express or implied warranties of any kind including, but not limited to, any implied warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, merchantability, non-infringement, and title. Visitors assume total responsibility for their use of the site and any linked sites. if this disclaimer is not enforceable under applicable law, it may be modified at Horasis’s sole discretion to a form that is enforceable. Horasis does not take responsibility for the correctness, completeness, up-to-datedness or quality of the information provided on the Websites. Horasis expressly disclaims any and all liability to any person in respect of anything done or omitted to be done wholly or partially in reliance upon the contents of the Websites. Furthermore, Horasis is not liable for any damage or corruption caused by viruses (or similar mechanisms such as worms, lock outs, metering, or self-destruct mechanisms) on computers or other terminal equipment in connection with visiting, using and/or downloading data of any kind from the Websites. Visitors are personally responsible for protecting their equipment appropriately from viruses and other risks on the Internet. Horasis reserves the right, at its sole discretion, but disclaims the obligation, to monitor and/or remove content from Horasis Insights.

 

4) Horasis Insights

 

Horasis publishes its own content as well as links, content and resources provided by third parties and content that has been specifically commissioned by Horasis for publication on the Websites. All proprietary rights relating to any third party links, content or resources published on the Websites remain with the original source or the author(s) of that material and where any content has been commissioned by Horasis for publication on the Websites, any proprietary rights in such content remain with the relevant author, unless otherwise agreed or specified. For all other content published on the Websites, Horasis reserves all proprietary rights including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights in and to all content on the Websites; this includes all text, graphics, photographs, logos and/or other items that appear on the Websites. Horasis also reserves its rights over the Websites’ template, including its layout and structure. Horasis’s name and logo are registered trademarks of Horasis. Visitors are not authorized to use Horasis’s name, logo or likeness without prior consent. The content, links and resources on the Websites is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which Visitors should rely. Although Horasis makes reasonable efforts to update the information on the Websites, Horasis makes no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on the Websites is accurate, complete or up to date.

 

5) Editorial

 

The content of any articles published on Horasis.org and Horasis.org/Insights represents the opinion of the author(s) of the respective Article(s). Where the Websites contain Articles, resources or links provided by third parties, these should not be interpreted as Horasis’s endorsement of any views expressed or the content contained within such Articles, resources or links.

 

6) Amendments

 

Horasis may amend these Terms of Use at any time, and such amendments will be effective immediately upon notice being provided to the Visitor. Notice may be provided on the Websites itself, and after posting of the notice, the Visitor’s continued use of the Website will be deemed as acceptance of the modified Terms of Use.

 

7) Waiver of Terms of Use

 

The failure of Horasis to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties` intention as reflected in the provision and the other provisions of these Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect.

 

8) Place of Jurisdiction

 

The place of jurisdiction is Zurich, Switzerland. These Terms of Use shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the substantive laws of Switzerland, under the exclusion of any international treaty and under exclusion of any conflicts of laws principles.