Terms & Conditions
The website of the European Centre for Space Economy and Commerce (ECSECO) presents news, information and the latest imagery and videos on ECSECO activities to a broad spectrum of people interested in space and space activities.
The website offers the general public the possibility to learn all about ECSECO and our activities, as well as specialised content for Media and for Educators. It also serves as a channel to link visitors to ESA’s more specialised scientific and technical sites, which are of interest to various space-related communities.
Access to, and use of, the ECSECO website constitutes acceptance of the following general terms and conditions.
Neither ESA nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the website shall be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of Users’ access to, or use of, the website. The website does not guarantee the accuracy of information provided by external sources and accepts no responsibility or liability for any consequences arising from the use of such data.
Though ESA uses the best technical standards to control ECSECO site, material on this website may inadvertently include technical inaccuracies or other errors. We should be grateful if users could notify us of any errors or inaccuracies they may find. Please note that users browse and use the website at their own risk. ESA does not warrant that the functional aspects of the website will be uninterrupted or error free or that this website, or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. ESA may change material on the site without prior notice.
Access and availability of service and links
The ECSECO site may contain links and references to third-party websites. These are provided for the convenience and interest of users and on the part of ECSECO this implies neither responsibility for, nor approval of, information contained in these websites. ECSECO makes no warranty, either express or implied, as to the accuracy, availability or content of information, text, graphics which are not under the ‘ecseco.org’ domain. ECSECO has not tested any software located on other sites and does not make any representation as to the quality, safety, reliability or suitability of such software.
Personal data privacy
By accessing the ECSECO website, certain information about users, such as internet protocol (IP) addresses, navigation through the site, software used and time spent, as well as other similar information, will be stored on ECSECO servers. These will not specifically identify users and the information will be used internally for website traffic analysis only. If users provide unique identifying information, such as name, address and other information on forms stored on this site, this information will be used for statistical purposes only and will not be published or made available for general access.
ESA does not sell or rent its website users’ names, addresses, email addresses or other personal information.
Use of IP address
The IP address is a number that is automatically given to your computer when you are surfing on the internet. Servers that host web pages, automatically identify your computer through its IP address number. ESA uses IP addresses in order to carry out statistics, however, as IP addresses and personal identification are not linked to each other, users remain anonymous.
Cookies are small bits of data that a website may send to the browser on your device, for instance mobile device or computer, upon your visit to the website. Cookies may allow a website to recognise an individual’s device and store some information about the user.
If you do not wish to receive a cookie, or if you wish your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, you may use the option on your web browser to disable cookies. Click on the ‘help’ section of your browser to learn how to change cookie preferences. However, please note that if you disable all cookies you may not be able to take advantage of all the features available on this website.
ESA is committed to user privacy. It does not use personal identification details transferred through cookies either for promotion or marketing purposes.
The contents of the ECSECO website are intended for the personal and non-commercial use of its users. ESA grants permission to users to visit the site, and to download and copy information, images, documents and materials from the website for users’ personal non-commercial use. ESA does not grant the right to resell or redistribute any information, documents, images or material from its website or to compile or create derivative works from material on its website. Use of material on the website is subject to the terms and conditions outlined below.
All material published on the ECSECO website is protected by copyright and owned or controlled by ESA or the party credited as the provider of the content, software or other material.
Users may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display or in any way exploit any of the content, software, material or services, in whole or in part, without obtaining prior written authorisation.
Use of ECSECO logo
The ECSECO logo is owned by ESA and protected by trademarks and under Article 6ter of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property. You may not modify or create derivatives of the ECSECO logo. Any use, reproduction, publication, display, transmission, making available to the public or exploitation of the ECSECO logo requires prior written authorisation.