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Terms and Conditions

Introduction

These Terms of Use ("Terms") apply to HostileWorld platform users.

Please read these carefully, because by using this website, you agree to be legally bound by and comply with its terms. You should also read these terms in conjunction with our Privacy Policy, which sets out sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. By creating an account on HostileWorld, you are agree to be bound by these Terms and our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, you are not authorised to use the HostileWorld platform.

These Terms of Use apply to the HostileWorld platform only, and not to the websites of any other institutions, including Digital Training Solutions Ltd (DTS) or other partner organisations.

We may revise these Terms of Use from time to time, so please check this web page each time you visit HostileWorld platform. If you continue to use Hostile World platform after we post the change, this means you have agreed to the new terms.

Terms of Use

  • You agree to use this website 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, this website.
  • You may not impersonate another person.
  • You may not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the website or any network connected to it, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the website or any network connected to it.
  • You may not interfere by any automatic or manual device, program, algorithm or methodology with the proper working of the website or any transaction being conducted on the website, or with any other person's use of the website.

Intellectual Property

All copyright, trademarks, design rights, patents and other intellectual property rights (registered and unregistered) and all original content located on this e-learning platform shall remain vested in DTS and the relevant copyright holders. You must abide by all copyright notices and restrictions contained on the Hostile World e-learning platform.

Unless otherwise specifically stated, you may not copy, reproduce, republish, disassemble, de-compile, download, post, broadcast, transmit, or make available to the public any Hostile World material, portion, file, content or information. You may not remove any trademark, copyright, or other notice displayed on the website materials.

Accuracy of Content and Information

The Hostile World training material content has been carefully checked as best of knowledge. However, all warranties, terms and conditions of satisfactory quality and fitness for purpose are excluded to the fullest permitted by law. In particular, Hostile World partners shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, or other damages suffered by a trainee or any third party resulting from the use of the present content out of the Hostile World e-learning platform and/or training programme.

The Hostile World training material may be updated as required by Hostile World partners at any time within the Hostile World training programme to reflect knowledge update, educational improvement or correct any formal or theoretical error that could be detected.

Any link is not intended to be, nor should be construed as, an endorsement of any kind by us. When we link to other websites we will try to make it as clear as possible that you are leaving this website.

These Terms of Use apply only to the Hostile World e-learning platform, and not to other websites. Be sure to read the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy that govern your use of these other websites.

Service compliance and security

Although we put efforts on designing, programming and providing the best possible website, we do not guarantee that this website or any content, service or feature of this website will be error-free, uninterrupted, compliant with all hardware and software, or that any defects will be corrected, or that your use of the website will provide expected results. This website and its content are delivered on an "as-is" and "as-available" basis.

Minimal IT skills and equipment are required for the Hostile World e-learning platform. In particular:

  • You must use a reliable broadband Internet service to benefit from the interactive assessments and video content (1+Mbps)
  • You must have an audio speaker or headphones to listen to the audio, video and interactive content
  • You must have a modern web browser (Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 7+ or Safari X) that complies with current web standards
  • You must have a software suite properly installed and configured on your computer to process standard text, spreadsheet or presentation files
  • You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader (available here) to view additional download material.

IMPORTANT: Non-compliance with any of the above criteria could lead to the user experiencing problems that would not be under Hostile World responsibility.

In case of difficult connection conditions, you agree to indemnify the Hostile World project partners.

You accept that although we put efforts on developing the most secured website as possible, we cannot guarantee that any files or data you download from the site will be free of viruses or contamination or destructive features. You must take appropriate steps to ensure that you regularly check for viruses when using this website on any device.

Likewise, it is your responsibility to secure your platform credentials (username and password). See User Accounts.

User Accounts

All features and services of the Hostile World e-learning platform require a learner or admin account that is created for you by HostileWorld.

You are entirely responsible for keeping your account information confidential (including username and password) and for what occurs under your user
account as a result of your failing to keep this information secured and confidential.

In particular, you should:

  • use a minimum of 6 characters password mixing small and uppercase letters and symbols
  • always disconnect from/logout of the web platform when leaving your computer and/or device
  • never transmit your credentials without encryption by email

By using HostileWorld platform:

  • You acknowledge and agree to immediately notify Hostile World of any unauthorised use of your user account. Email support@hostileworld.org
  • You undertake not to use anyone else's Hostile World e-learning platform account.
  • You acknowledge that Hostile World cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these obligations.
  • You accept the terms set out in our Privacy Policy

General liability terms

You agree to exclude to the fullest extent permissible by law all liability for damages, and direct, indirect or consequential loss or otherwise incurred by you or any third party, and arising out of or in any way connected with the use of this web platform or its content.

You will defend, indemnify, and hold harmless us, our directors, employees, and agents from, and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses or expenses, including reasonable legal costs, arising out of or in any way connected with any breach by you of these Terms of Use.

Digital Training Solutions Ltd is not liable for any use that may be made of the information contained in the Hostile World e-learning platform.