Terms & Conditions

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This website ("Site") is managed by Connect Services and is owned by Connect Enterprises, with its registered office at Alameda dos Oceanos, 115, 1990-392 Lisbon, company number 513 886 370.

While using or visiting the Site, or while consulting information, data files, written text, graphics, links, audio files or other sounds, photographs, videos and documents (collectively referred to as "Content"), tools, resources and services (collectively referred to as “Services” made available through the Site), the user ("User") agrees to and accepts (i) these Terms and Conditions of use, including the terms and conditions of use, terms and conditions and the policies referred to and/or available through the hyperlink ("Terms and Conditions") and (ii) the privacy policy and the data protection policy.

The Services, including any updates, developments, new tools, features and/or new web properties or Content added to the Site, are subject to these Terms and Conditions.

These Terms and Conditions apply to all users of the Site, including users who are browsers, vendors, customers, merchants and/or content providers.

Users should read these Terms and Conditions carefully before accessing or using the Site and/or any of its Services. If a User does not agree with all the Terms and Conditions, the User shall immediately cease the use of the Site and any of the Services.

Section 1 - General Conditions, Rights and Obligations
Section 2 - Intellectual Property Rights
Section 3 - Correction, Completeness and Currency of Information
Section 4 - Changes to the Services
Section 5 - Academic Programs (where applicable)
Section 6 - Optional Tools
Section 7 - Third-Party Links
Section 8 - Commentary, Feedback, and Other Input from Users
Section 9 – Personal Data
Section 10 - Errors, Inaccuracies, and Omissions
Section 11 - Forbidden Uses
Section 12 - Disclaimer of Warranties: Limitation of Liability
Section 13 - Compensation
Section 14 - General Provisions
Section 15 - Applicable Law and Forum
Section 16 - Changes to the Terms and Conditions
Section 17 - Contact Information

 

Section 1 - General Conditions, Rights and Obligations

By accessing, using and downloading materials from the Site, you agree, in your name and/or the name of the entity you represent, to strictly comply with the provisions of the Terms and Conditions, declaring and ensuring that you have the necessary capacity to do so or the powers to act on behalf of the third party you represent, where applicable.

Users may not, under any circumstances, access the Services by any other means other than the interface provided by Connect Services, or access (or attempt to access) the Site and/or the Services through automated means (including the use of scripts or web crawlers.)

Users may not, under any circumstances, use the Site or the Services for any purpose other than its purpose, including for unlawful or illegal purposes, for violation of any legal provisions (including but not limited to copyright) or for any other purposes that could be considered detrimental to the reputation of Connect Services. The usurpation, falsification, and use of usurped or counterfeit Content, as well as illegitimate identification or unfair competition, is a crime punishable by law.

In addition, the User may not create or place on the Site any virus or program that may damage or contaminate the Site, and will not advise third parties to do so, and generally will not transmit any bugs, malware, or viruses or any code of a malicious nature.

Failure to comply with or breach of any provision of these Terms and Conditions will result in the immediate termination of the Services.

We reserve the right to refuse the services to any person, for any reason and at any time.

The User understands that the details they insert may be transferred in an unencrypted manner and may require (i) transmissions in various networks; and (ii) changes to ensure their adaptation to the technical requirements of networks.

Users agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or otherwise exploit any part of the Site, the Services and/or the Content without the express written permission of Connect Services.

Connect Services reserves the right to (i) change, add or remove portions of the Terms and Conditions at any time; (ii) change or terminate the Services on any ground without prior notice at any time; (iii) remove accounts from Users whose content is unlawful, offensive, threatening, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates the intellectual property rights of others or these Terms and Conditions; (iv) change, replace, refuse access to the Site and the Services, suspend or discontinue them, in whole or in part. These changes will take effect from the date of their publication on the Site or from the date these notifications are sent.

Section 2 - Intellectual Property Rights

All information relating to the Site and the Services, and all data and information compiled by and associated with Connect Services (including data files, written text and other Content) to which the User has access as an integral part of the Services or through use of the Services and/or viewing the Site, shall be deemed proprietary to Connect Services (or any related or third party, when properly identified). Users may not change, assign, loan, sell, distribute or create a derivative work based on such content (in whole or in part), except with the express consent of Connect Services or a third party.

The User acknowledges and agrees to the fact that Connect Services and all relevant related entities (as applicable) hold all intellectual property rights (registered or unregistered, wherever in the world those rights may exist) regarding the Services. Connect Services and all relevant related entities (as applicable) hold all rights not expressly granted to the User by these Terms and Conditions.

The User also agrees not to remove, hide or change any notices regarding intellectual property rights (including copyright/trademark notices) that may be posted or contained in the Services.

Section 3 - Correction, Completeness and Currency of Information

Connect Services is not responsible in the event that the information provided on the Site is not correct, complete or current. The Site Content is made available for general information only and should not be considered or used as the sole basis for making decisions without prior consultation of more rigorous, complete, or updated sources of information. The trust in the Content of this Site constitutes a risk of the User. If the User identifies any inaccurate information on the Site, they must inform Connect Services using the contacts available on the Site.

This Site may contain certain history information. History information is not current and is provided for reference only. Connect Services reserves the right to change the Content of this Site at any time, but has no obligation to update any information on the Site. The User accepts that it is their responsibility to monitor the changes to our Site.

Section 4 - Changes to the Services

Connect Services reserves the right to discontinue the Services (or any part or Content thereof) at any time and without notice.

Connect Services shall not be liable to Users or any third party for any modification, price change, suspension, or discontinuance of the Services.

Tuition or other fees for educational programs, courses or other services provided or made available by Connect Services are subject to change without notice.

Section 5 - Academic Programs (where applicable)

Certain academic programs may be available exclusively online through the Site.

Connect Services reserves the right, but is not required to, limit access to the academic programs or Services to any person, geographical region, or jurisdiction and may exercise this right in a casuistic way. Connect Services reserves the right to limit the frequency of any educational programs or services provided. All descriptions or prices of academic programs are subject to discretionary change at any time and without prior notice.

Connect Services reserves the right to discontinue any academic program at any time. Any offer related to academic programs or Services will be void when forbidden. Connect Services does not warrant that the qualities of any academic programs, services, information, or other materials purchased or obtained by the User will meet their expectations, or that any errors in the Services will be corrected.

Section 6 - Optional Tools

Connect Services may make available to Users access to third-party tools for which it does not carry out any monitoring and for which it has no control nor input.

The User acknowledges and agrees that access to these tools is granted "as is" and "as available", without any warranties, representations or conditions of any kind whatsoever without any recommendation. Connect Services assumes no responsibility arising out of or in connection with the use of optional third-party tools.

The usage of optional tools made available through the Site shall be performed at the Users' own risk and expense, which shall ensure that they are familiar with them and that they approve the terms and conditions under which such tools are made available by their third-party supplier.

Section 7 - Third-Party Links

Certain Content and Services available through the Site may include third-party materials.

Third-party links/links on the Site may direct Users to third-party websites that are not related to Connect Services. Connect Services cannot be responsible for examining or evaluating the content of such third-party websites or the accuracy thereof, which means we do not guarantee or have any responsibility for any such materials or content from third-party websites, or for any other third-party materials, products, or services.

Connect Services is not responsible for any damages or losses related to the purchase of goods, services, features, content or any other transactions made in connection with any third-party websites. Connect Services entreats the User to perform a thorough and careful appraisal of third-party policies and practices to ensure the User understands them before engaging in any dealings with them. Any complaints, concerns, or questions regarding third-party products should be directed to the third party concerned.

These Terms and Conditions, as well as the Privacy Policy, only apply to this Site and therefore should not be construed to govern the websites of third parties.

Section 8 - Commentary, Feedback, and Other Input from Users

If, upon a user’s request, the User submits certain information (eg, entries in contests or otherwise) or, without any request from Connect Services, they submit creative ideas, suggestions, proposals, plans or other materials, whether online or via email, postal mail, or otherwise (collectively, "Comments"), the User agrees that we may, at any time and without restriction, edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate or otherwise use any of these comments that you send to us. We are not, nor will we be obligated to (i) maintain the confidentiality of any Comments; (ii) assign any compensation for any Comments; or (iii) respond to any comments.

Connect Services may, but shall have no obligation to monitor, edit, or remove comments that we deem discretionary to be unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or otherwise violate any intellectual property rights of any entity or the present Terms and Conditions.

The User agrees that any comments made shall not infringe any third-party rights, including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, right to privacy, personality rights, or otherwise. The User further agrees that any comments made may not contain any libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene materials or any computer viruses or malware that may in any way affect the functioning of the Services or any related websites. The User may not use false email addresses, impersonate another person, or otherwise mislead or mislead third parties as to the origin of any Comments. The User will be solely responsible for any comments made and for their truthfulness. We assume no responsibility for any Comments posted by You or any third party.

Section 9 - Personal Information

The submission of personal data through the Site is governed by our Privacy Policy.

Section 10 - Errors, Inaccuracies and Omissions

Occasionally, there may be information on the Site or in the Services that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may be related to the description of academic programs, prices, promotions, offers, and availability.

We reserve the right, at any time and without prior notice, to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information, if any information contained in the Site, the Services or any related website contains inaccuracies.

We undertake no obligation to update, change or clarify information contained on the Site, the Services or any related website, including, but not limited to, pricing information (where applicable), except as required by law. No update date stated on the Site, the Services or any related website may be deemed to indicate that all information on the Site, the Services or any related website has been changed or updated.

Section 11 - Forbidden Uses

In addition to other prohibitions contained in the Terms and Conditions, the User is forbidden from using the Site, Services and/or Content for any illegal or non-permitted purposes, including (i) requesting third parties to execute or participate in any unlawful acts; (ii) violating any legal or regulatory provisions; (iii) infringing or violating our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; (iv) harassing, abusing, insulting, defaming, slandering, denigrating, intimidating or discriminating, including on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, nationality or disability; (v) submitting false or misleading information; (vi) sending or transmitting viruses, malware or any other malicious code that may damage, contaminate or otherwise be used to affect the functionality or operation of the Site, the Services or any related websites, other websites or the Internet in general; (vii) collecting or tracking personal data of third parties; (viii) spamming, phishing, pharming, pretexting, spidering, crawling, or scraping; (ix) for any obscene or immoral purpose; or (x) interfering with or circumventing security features of the Site or any related website, other websites, or the Internet in general. Connect Services reserves the right to terminate your use of the Site and the Services or any related website in case of violation of any of the forbidden uses.

Section 12 - Disclaimer of Warranties: Limitation of Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable legal provisions, the Services and all products and services made available to the User through the Site are (except as otherwise indicated) made available in an "as is" and "as available" basis. Connect Services makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, with respect to the Services, including as to their suitability for any purpose, title or non-infringement of third-party rights. In particular, Connect Services does not guarantee to the User (i) that the use of the Services will meet your needs or expectations; (ii) that the use of the Site and/or Services is uninterrupted or timely, that it is available for indefinite periods of time or that it is not susceptible to be canceled without prior notice; (iii) the use of the Site and/or Services is safe or error-free; (iv) that the results or any information obtained from the use of the Services are accurate and reliable; and (v) that defects, if any, in the operation or functionality of any software provided as part of the Services or the use/viewing of the Site are corrected.

No recommendation or information, verbal or written of Connect Services shall be construed as constituting a guarantee of any kind unless expressly set forth in these Terms and Conditions.

To the extent permitted by applicable legal provisions, Connect Services shall not be liable to you for any direct or indirect damages or loss of profits:
 
(a) Resulting from the use or viewing of the Site and the Services (as well as any materials made available). The User expressly accepts that its use or the impossibility of using the Site, the Services or any downloaded material or in any other way obtained through the use of the Services and/or the Site, will be at your own risk.
b) Resulting from (i) any judgment made by You regarding the completeness, accuracy or existence of any advertisement or any relationship or transaction made with an advertiser whose advertising is displayed on the Services or on the Site; (ii) any changes that Connect Services may make to the Site or the Services or any permanent termination of the Site or the Services (or any functionality of the Services); (iii) the removal, corruption or misrepresentation of any content or communication data stored or transmitted during the use of the Site and/or the Services; (iv) the direct or indirect breach of the Terms and Conditions; (v) non-maintenance and confidentiality of the User's password or the details of your account.
Connect Services's liability for any damages or loss of profits related to the Site and the Services caused by Connect Services, its representatives, administrators, agents, employees, agents, subcontractors, service providers, employees and licensors is limited to cases of willful misconduct or gross negligence. If you disagree in whole or in part with the Site or the Services or these Terms and Conditions, you may stop using the Site or the Services, as the case may be, and request that you cancel your account’s user interface.

These Terms and Conditions are without prejudice to any rights granted by applicable law and regulation, the application of which you may invoke as a consumer, whenever you interact and relate to Connect Services in that capacity.

Section 13 – Compensation

The User agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Connect Services and its related entities, representatives, administrators, agents, employees, agents, subcontractors, service providers, employees, and licensors against any claim or claim for compensation, including reasonable attorneys' fees, that are presented by a third party due or arising out of Your breach of these Terms and Conditions.

Section 14 - General Provisions

Integrality

These Terms and Conditions and any other policies or operating rules published by Connect Services on this Site or in connection with the Services constitute the entire agreement between the User and Connect Services on Your access to and use of the Site and Services (to the exclusion of any services that may be provided by Connect Services under a stand-alone agreement), and in their entirety supersede any prior or concurrent agreements entered into or communications or proposals made orally or in writing between the User and Connect Services (including, in particular, any prior versions of these Terms and Conditions).

Exercise of rights

The failure by Connect Services to exercise any right or requirement to comply with any rights or provisions of these Terms & Conditions shall not be deemed a waiver of those rights or provisions.

Invalidity

Should any provision of these Terms and Conditions be declared illegal, invalid or ineffective, the affected party shall be deemed not to be covered by these Terms and Conditions, and the validity and effectiveness of the remaining provisions shall not be affected thereby.

Section 15 - Applicable Law and Forum

These Terms and Conditions and any individual contracts through which Services are provided shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Portuguese Law.

Any dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions shall be submitted to the courts of the Region of Lisbon, without prejudice to any other mandatory determination that may be applicable. 

Nevertheless, Connect Services may require the application of precautionary measures (or other equivalent means of urgent legal action) in any forum.

Section 16 - Changes to the Terms and Conditions

You may, at any time, check the updated version of these Terms and Conditions on this page.

Connect Services reserves the right, at its own discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these Terms and Conditions by posting updates and changes to the Site.

Section 17 - Contact Information

Any notifications and communications of Connect Services to a User under these Terms and Conditions will be undertaken, preferably, by email or to their address according to the data provided by the User in their account, without prejudice to the possibility that Connect Services may have to resort to other elements and means of contact.

If the User has any questions about these Terms and Conditions, the practices observed on this Site, the Services or your transactions related to this Site, they shall contact Connect Services via the following means:

Email: marketing@connectservices.pt

Phone Number: (+351) 218 007 773

Address: Alameda dos Oceanos 115, 1990-392