Terms & conditions

Mission and goals

This Web site is run on behalf of the INTERFERE project on a not for profit basis. The intent is to provide valuable communication of work to the research community, and to promote the goals, standards and work of the project without bias or favouritism.

Using our website

Usage of the INTERFERE website is subject to the Terms and Conditions explained on this page. You should read the page regularly to check out the latest version of the Terms and Conditions. Your use of this site is deemed to indicate your acceptance of the current version of these Terms and Conditions.

Any names, images and logos displayed on this site which identify the INTERFERE project and its working groups are the proprietary material of the INTERFERE project and/or third parties. Copying any of this material is not permitted without prior approval from the owner of the relevant copyright. Requests for such approval should be directed to webmaster@erc-interfere.eu in the first instance.

Please give us some indication of the intended use of the relevant material and include your contact details: - email, full name, company, address, telephone number and fax.

Linking policy

You may link directly to pages hosted on this site, but only by providing the URL, without any modifying parameters. Please note that we specifically do not allow you to load pages from this site into frames on your site. Our pages must load into the user’s entire window, and an indication be provided to the user that they are viewing the ‘INTERFERE project website’.

As a policy, we will only link to our sponsors and partners, except through our Holographic database. We do not accept or operate any ‘link exchange’ schemes.

The INTERFERE project, and its individual members is not responsible for the contents or reliability of any site to which it is linked and does not endorse or comment on the views and claims made within them. Linking to or from this site should not be taken as endorsement of any kind.


The INTERFERE web site information, products and services (or third party information, products and services), is provided ‘as is’, without any representation or endorsement made, and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied. Please note that, whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the material included on this site, it is made available for general information only and does not constitute professional or legal advice. In particular, any information provided about patents or patent holders is made without any warranty as to its accuracy or current status, and no assumptions on issues of infringement or validity should be made by users of the site without consulting qualified professional advice.

We reserve the right to reject any submission of information for inclusion on the site. Reasons for rejection may not be provided, and the decision of the Webmaster is final in this respect. Reasons for rejection may include linking to pornographic or unsuitable material or sites, making claims which are difficult to substantiate or unsubstantiated, calling other products or organisations into disrepute, or providing information which might be regarded to be contentious or offensive to an individual or organisation. Previously acceptable information may be removed without notice in the event of any complaint until the complaint has been fully investigated.

We do not warrant that the operation of this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, loss of profits, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use, or loss of use of, data, arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Belgium and Europe. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Belgium.

Privacy statement

If you are a user with general public and anonymous access the INTERFERE website does not store or capture personal information, but merely logs the user’s IP address that is automatically recognised by the web server.

We may use cookies for collecting some user information in order to provide an automated login to certain sections of the site. This information is limited to the username and password necessary for authentication, and an indication of the preferred language for information delivery.

We do collect information about users submitting information to the site, for example to the Solutions Database. The use of this information is restricted to direct usage by the Site’s owners for marketing, billing, sponsorship and similar purposes, and for liaising with submitter’s as to the accuracy and acceptability of the information provided for display on the INTERFERE web site.

Personal data (i.e. information which could identify you) other than that held about INTERFERE members, submitted to the INTERFERE website will only be used to respond to your feedback. We will not pass it on to any third party (including other Government departments or agencies) without your consent except where required to by legal action.

This privacy statement only covers the INTERFERE website at http://www.erc-interfere.eu. This statement does not cover links within this site to other websites.