Terms and conditions

The CCOE provides military information for military units, government organisations (GOs), non governmental organisations (NGOs), international organisations (IOs), CIMIC and CMI related academia.

1. Acceptance
By accessing and browsing the CCOE “Network Area” or by using and or downloading any content from this “Network Area”, you agree and accept the terms and conditions as set forth below.

2. Content
This “Network Area” and its content - unless stated otherwise - is a product of the CCOE. It is produced for enhancement of public access to CCOE activities, policies, goals, information and activities of CCOE’s Community of Interest.
The content of this “Network Area” does not represent the opinions or policies of NATO. It is designed to provide an independent position on CIMIC and CMI issues.
CCOE does not accept content which is in any way racist, pornographic, insulting or in any other way not regarded appropriate by CCOE members. CCOE reserves the right to delete this content from the “Network Area” without prior consultation or notification.

3. Links
This “Network Area” may be linked to external sites over which CCOE has no control and for which CCOE assumes no responsibility. These links are provided for convenience only and do not imply any approval or endorsement by CCOE of the linked sites. Creating a link to the CCOE “Network Area” without prior authorization is prohibited. Framing the CCOE “Network Area” is also prohibited.

4. Intellectual Property
This “Network Area” is protected by intellectual property rights. The materials displayed on this “Network Area”, including, without limitation, all text, images, editorial materials, photographs, illustrations and other graphic material are the property of CCOE.
You are not allowed to reproduce, retransmit, disseminate, sell, distribute, publish, broadcast, circulate or commercially exploit the information available on this site in any manner without the express written consent of CCOE.
You are allowed to use the content of this site for official personal and non-commercial purposes. When using the content of this “Network Area” in accordance with these terms and conditions you should always mention the source of your information.
Any material or information sent through or in connection with this “Network Area” by you will be treated as non-confidential (unclassified) and non-proprietary and immediately become the property of CCOE. CCOE may use such information or material as it deems fit, anywhere in the world, without obligation for compensation.

5. Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
CCOE “Network Area” made all reasonable efforts to include accurate and timely information on this website. However this information is not necessarily comprehensive, complete, accurate or up to date.
CCOE, its administration, any individual or legal entity, any public or semi-public entity or private administrative entity that has contributed in any way to the preparation, composition or promulgation of CCOE data and of any related information or documentation, hereby disclaim any overall liability arising from any inappropriate, improper or fraudulent use of the data provided on this “Network Area”.
CCOE will not be held liable for any indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, including but not limited to lost profits or revenues arising out of or in connection with the use, the inability to use this “Network Area” or the reliance on any part of the content contained in this “Network Area”.

You are solely responsible for the content of your messages or any other information you may provide to CCOE. It is prohibited to send or publish any information or messages that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libellous, indecent, infringe copyright or other rights of third parties or which contain any other form of illegal content. Furthermore, it is prohibited to send or publish any content which is in any way racist, pornographic, insulting or in any other way not regarded appropriate by CCOE members. CCOE reserves the right to delete this content from the “Network Area” without prior consultation or notification.

6. Jurisdiction
Any disputes arising from this terms and conditions or in connection with this “Network Area” shall be exclusively submitted to and finally resolved by the competent courts of the Netherlands.

7. Modifications
CCOE reserves the right to change these terms of use/ conditions at any time without notice. Therefore you should check these terms of use periodically.

8. CCOE Forum - General Behavior
All Forum content must be UNCLASSIFIED and releasable to all user of the website, eg to NATO, PfP, EU, IOs, GOs, NGOs, Academia etc.