Conditions d’utilisation

EURACTIV.COM Ltd. is a private limited company registered in the United Kingdom, VAT no: GB702888226, 150 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4AB, United Kingdom

EURACTIV.COM Ltd. (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the following websites with their newsletters (collectively called the “Service”): and its subdomains, including,,,

Access to and use of and its newsletters (‘website’) is provided by EURACTIV.COM Ltd. (‘EURACTIV’). EURACTIV may, at its discretion, change these Terms and Conditions (‘terms’). If you (‘user’) do not agree to be bound by these terms, you should not use the website or subscribe to its newsletters.

1. Content of the Website

(a) While the information contained within the website is periodically updated, no guarantee is given that the information provided on this website is correct, complete, and/or up-to-date.

(b) The contents contained on the website are provided for general information purposes only and do not constitute legal or other professional advice on any subject matter.

(c) EURACTIV does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on the contents contained on the website.

(d) This website and its contents are provided ‘AS IS’ and ‘AS AVAILABLE’ without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.

(e) User agrees to use the website and its contents only for lawful purposes and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else’s use and enjoyment of the website and its contents. Prohibited behaviour includes harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any person, transmitting obscene, untrue or offensive content or disrupting the normal flow of dialogue within EURACTIV.

2. Copyright and Trademarks

(a) All copyright, trademarks, design rights, patents and other intellectual property rights (registered or unregistered) on the website and all contents (including all applications) located on the website shall remain vested in EURACTIV or its licensors.

(b) The names, images and logos identifying EURACTIV or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trademarks of EURACTIV and/or third parties. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring any licence or right to use any trademark, design right or copyright of the EURACTIV or any third party.

(c) Photographs have the copyright of the source credited in the text under them.

3. Use of the Website

(a) Permission is given for the downloading and temporary storage of the website for the purpose of viewing on a personal computer.

(b) The contents of the website are protected by copyright under international conventions and, apart from the permission stated, the reproduction, permanent storage, or retransmission of the contents is prohibited without prior written consent.

(c) Occasional republishing (once a week or less frequently), for non-commercial use is allowed only with indication of the source and by linking to the original article. Any other use is subject to syndication and is allowed only with prior approval of EURACTIV and may be subject to a fee. For details in this sense please contact:

4. Third Party Content and Websites

(a) Some contents (including links, letters to the editor, blog posts and comments to articles) of the website are supplied by a third party and may lead to other websites, including those operated and maintained by third parties (‘Third Party Content’).

(b) EURACTIV includes Third Party Content solely as a convenience to its users, and the presence of such contents does not imply EURACTIV’s responsibility for them, for the linked website or an endorsement of the contents or the linked website or its operator.

(c) The Third Party Content must be civil and tasteful. It must not be disruptive or offensive. It must not contain unlawful content, inappropriate usernames (e.g. vulgar, offensive etc.) or off-topic material.

(d) Advertising in Third Party Content is not allowed unless prior written approval of EURACTIV has been given.

(e) By sharing any Third Party Content (including any text, photograph, graphics or video) with EURACTIV you grant to EURACTIV, free of charge, permission to use the material in any way it wants (including modifying and adapting it for operational and editorial reasons) for EURACTIV services. In certain circumstance EURACTIV can share your contribution with third parties.

(g) Address Third Party Content to the editor at

5. Privacy Protection

User’s personal information will be protected in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) EU 2016/679 and our Privacy Policy and will not be given, sold, traded or rented to third parties, unless specifically mentioned.

6. Newsletters

A user who no longer wishes to receive EURACTIV’s newsletters may opt-out by clicking on an unsubscribe link on the bottom of a newsletter and following the link.

7. Force Majeure

EURACTIV will not be liable or deemed to be in default for any delay or failure in performance or interruption of the delivery of any content resulting from any cause beyond its control, including but not limited to failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other problems, computer viruses, unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, severe weather, earthquakes or natural disasters, strikes or other labour problems, wars, or governmental restrictions.

8. Indemnity

Users agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless EURACTIV, its partners, clients, employees, officers and directors, from and against any and all claims, liabilities, penalties, settlements, judgments, fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising from (i) any Content that the user or anyone may submit, post or transmit to the website (including Third Party Content); (ii) the user’s use of the EURACTIV services; (iii) the user’s violation of these Terms; and (iv) any violation or failure by user to comply with all laws and regulations in connection with the Services.

9. Jurisdiction and Arbitration

(a) These terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales, which shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes.

(b) If any provision of this agreement is held by a court of jurisdiction to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

(c) Any cause of action of yours with respect to these terms must be filed in a court of competent jurisdiction within one year after the cause of action has arisen, or such cause will be barred, invalid, and void.

10. Contact

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