Open KnowledgeWorker - Terms of Use

Please read these Terms of Use carefully, before registering or participating in Open KnowledgeWorker. Upon registration, you confirm that the Terms of Use constitute a binding legal agreement and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree with the Terms of Use, please do not register and participate in Open KnowledgeWorker.

For the usage of Open KnowledgeWorker the following terms and conditions apply. In order to use Open KnowledgeWorker you have to accept the Terms of Use upon registration.

  1. In order to become a user of Open KnowledgeWorker you need to register once at providing your e-mail address and a password. When setting up your user account you might be asked to enter further personal information, e.g. your name and address, in order to confirm your identity. You confirm that all information entered is accurate, current and complete. Open KnowledgeWorker reserves the right to deny access in case the data is untrue or inaccurate without prior notice or justification. Open KnowledgeWorker treats all your personal data as confidential according to the EU Data Protection Directive.

  2. OpenKnowledgeWorker does not guarantee that the service is always and permanently available.

  3. Open KnowledgeWorker is not obliged to provide support services. All support is provided on a voluntary basis.

  4. All rights of the created contents remain with the user. However, you agree to provide all contents created with Open KnowledgeWorker under an open license (e.g. Creative Commons) for other users. The type of license can be chosen within the publishing of the course, at the end of the creation process.

  5. You agree to use Open KnowledgeWorker in accordance with all applicable laws.

  6. Open KnowledgeWorker does not screen, moderate or review any user content. With using Open KnowledgeWorker you agree that Open KnowledgeWorker is not responsible or liable for any contents, postings, entries or links therein.

  7. Open KnowledgeWorker explicitly states, that all contents entered by the users are treated as open contents. There are no limitations regarding collaboration, use, reuse and publication of the provided contents.

  8. You agree not to interfere with or disrupt willfully the services Open KnowledgeWorker provides or the associated servers or networks.

  9. Open KnowledgeWorker and its authorized service providers are entitled to carry out research on user behaviour among its users. This will not affect your way of working with Open KnowledgeWorker or your learning experience. All research respects your privacy.

  10. The Liability of Open KnowledgeWorker - for whatever legal reason - is limited to foreseeable damage, typical for the contract. This limit of liability does not apply for intent or gross negligence, for loss of life, bodily injury or damage to the health of a person or under the German Product Liability Act. The right of Open KnowledgeWorker to raise a plea of contributory negligence on the part of the user remains unaffected. Open KnowledgeWorker is not liable for the actions and contents entered by its users.

  11. You agree to defend, hold harmless and indemnify Open KnowledgeWorker from and against any third-party claims, actions or demands arising out of, resulting from or in any way related to your use of the service, including any liability or expense arising from any and all claims, losses, damages (actual and consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys' fees, of every kind and nature. In such a case, Open KnowledgeWorker will provide you with written notice of such claim, suit or action.

  12. These Terms of Use are subject to change at our sole discretion. Any change to the Terms of Use become effective as soon as they have been published by us.

  13. Open KnowledgeWorker is a service offered by chemmedia AG, located at Parkstrasse 35, 09120 Chemnitz, Germany. You agree that any dispute arising out of these Terms of Use or the use of Open KnowledgeWorker is governed by German law. Court of Jurisdiction is Chemnitz, Germany.