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1. The website https://www.nielsstensenfellowship.nl/nl (the “Website”) is operated and managed by or on behalf of Niels Stensen Fellowship (NSF). NSF is an activity of Porticus Amsterdam C.V., a Dutch limited partnership, registered at the Dutch Chamber of Commerce under number 51372665 and has its office address at Jachthavenweg 111, 1081 KM Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The VAT number of Porticus is NL 8232.46.358.B.01.

2. The Website, including the information on the Website, and your use of the Website are subject to these terms of use (“Terms of Use”). By accessing and using the Website you agree to these Terms of Use, including any changes, modifications or replacements. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, please do not access or use the Website.

3. NSF reserves the right to amend, modify or replace all or part of the Website and the information and materials contained on it, as well as these Terms of Use. Please check these Terms of Use periodically for changes or modifications.

Use of information on the website

4. All information on the Website is intended for personal use and for general information purposes only. The use of the Website and information on the Website and any decisions made based upon the Website or the information on the Website are for the own account and risk of the visitor of the Website.

Privacy statement and cookie statement

5. For details on how we treat personal data being submitted through our Website, please refer to the NSF Privacy Statement. For details on the use of cookies, please refer to the NSF Cookie Statement.

Intellectual property rights

6. All intellectual property rights (including copyright, patents, trademarks, trade names, database rights and design rights) to all of the information and materials (including all text, logos, graphics and software) provided through the Website shall remain the property of NSF or its associated companies, or are used with the consent of the relevant rights holders, and are explicitly reserved.

7. You are welcome to browse the Website and to reproduce parts of it by printing, downloading or distributing it to other people, but in all cases for non-commercial, informational and personal purposes only. If you distribute any material or information from the Website, you must clearly acknowledge its source, including the name of NSF, and you shall not modify or remove any indications that the intellectual property rights are owned by NSF. Without the prior written approval of NSF, you are not permitted to use the Website or any part of it (or a copy of it) or any trademarks published on it for commercial purposes, nor are you allowed to modify the Website or part of it or to incorporate it in any other work, be it a printed or electronic document, a weblog, forum or another website or to frame link or deep link to the Website.

Disclaimer of warranty and liability

8. Although care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information and materials on the Website, NSF does not guarantee that the information and materials provided on the Website are up-to-date, complete and accurate or that they are free of any defects, errors or viruses. Furthermore, NSF does not guarantee that such defects, errors or viruses will be remedied or deleted. NSF reserves the right to interrupt accessibility to the Website for maintenance or
updating purposes.

9. To the extent permitted by law, NSF shall not be liable for any direct or indirect loss, damage or expense – irrespective of the manner in which it occurs – which may be suffered due or pursuant to your use of the Website or the information or materials contained on it, or as a result of the inaccessibility of the Website, or the fact that certain
information or materials contained on it are incorrect, incomplete or not up to date.


10. Solely for the convenience of its visitors, the Website may contain links to other websites and servers which are not managed by NSF. NSF is in no way liable for the content of such third-party websites and is in no way liable for any damages or loss (directly or indirectly) arising or resulting from the use of these websites or the information on these websites.

11. You are not allowed to create a hyperlink to the Website without the prior written consent of NSF. If NSF does give its consent to create a hyperlink to the Website, you can create a link to the homepage of the Website only. 

Governing law

12. The Website and these Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the Netherlands. Any dispute arising pursuant to or in connection with the Website (or its use) or these Terms of Use shall be solely submitted to a competent court of law in the Netherlands.

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