Welcome to www.theipsproject.com (the “Website”).
The Website serves as an educational platform on life. Offering practical articles, online courses, events, and a regular podcast, the platform provides knowledge about life topics such as mental health, relationships, the workings of the mind, etc.—topics that many of us learn little to nothing about while growing up.
The Website is owned and operated by The IPS Project (“We”, “Us”, “Our”) with office at Prins Leopoldlaan 2, Antwerpen 2600, Belgium.
Your (“User”, “You”) use of this Website is subject to and signifies your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”). We reserve the right to change these Terms at any time without notice. You are responsible for reviewing these Terms each time you visit the Website, and if you continue to use this Website after changes have been made to these Terms, you are deemed to have accepted them.
You agree to use this Website only for its intended and lawful purposes, and in a manner, which does not infringe the rights, or restrict, or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the Website by any third party. Any information you send to the Website must be truthful, and not violate the rights of others and be legal.
You warrant and agree that, while using the Website and its features and functionality, you shall not:
1. impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with any other person or entity;
2. insert your own or a third party’s advertising, branding or other promotional content into any of the Website’s content, materials or services (for example, without limitation, in an Embedded Video (as defined herein), RSS feed or a podcast received from us or otherwise through the Website), or, except as otherwise specifically authorized in these Terms, use, redistribute, republish or exploit such content or service for any further commercial or promotional purposes; or
3. attempt to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems through the Website.
You shall not:
You further agree that you shall not attempt (or encourage or support anyone else’s attempt) to circumvent, reverse engineer, decrypt, or otherwise alter or interfere with the Website or the Website’s services, or any content thereof, or make any unauthorized use thereof.
You agree that you shall not use the Website in any manner that could interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Website or any of its services.
You shall not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made publicly available or provided for through the Website.
You must not use Website to transmit any unsolicited threatening, offensive, infringing, unlawful or technically harmful material.
We do not guarantee that use of this Website will be compatible with all hardware and software.
Nor do we warrant that the functions and materials contained in this Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, that this Website, or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs, or represents the full functionality, accuracy and reliability of the materials.
We are also entitled at any time without notice to implement restrictions and/or prevent access for necessary maintenance or updating operations. We are not liable for any damages incurred by you as a consequence of such downtimes.
We reserve the right at any time and without notice to modify or change the Website or its content, in particular with respect to the articles, tips, features, information, and their content.
We are entitled at any time to block, permanently or temporarily, access of any person to the Website and/or its online services.
The Website contains links to other Websites controlled and maintained by third parties. We are not responsible in any way for the privacy practices or the contents of any Website linked to and from this Website.
We believe in transparency and honesty on the web. The main goal of this website is to explore, educate and build a like-minded community. We enjoy this process and we are proud of the results we achieve.
Please understand that the Website requires a lot of work and is also being run as a business. If you click on a link leading to a third-party website where products and services can be purchased, we may earn an affiliate commission for it.
We have the reviewed the products or services recommended and linked to from this Website. We recommend and link only those products and services that we truly believe will benefit you. We never link to, endorse or recommend products and services solely for financial gain.
Some of our affiliate programs, products and services include, but are not limited to, The Amazon Associates Program.
This disclosure is provided for your protection and to fully disclose any relationship between the Website’s product or service recommendations and the owners of those product or services. If you would like to ask us any questions in relation to the above, please contact us.
All of the content featured, displayed or offered for sale on the Website, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, photographs, images, moving images, sound, illustrations, software and any other content (collectively, the “Content”), are owned by us, our licensors, vendors and/or content providers.
All elements of the Website, including but not limited to the general design and the Content, are protected by trade dress, copyright, moral rights, trademark and other laws relating to intellectual property rights.
You may use or download the Content only for your personal, non-commercial use. The Content may not be otherwise copied and may not be modified. Any distribution of material may only take place with our consent.
Links to our Website or parts thereof are subject to our prior written approval. You may quote material on condition that you always give a reference to the authentic source. You may reproduce material on condition that you always give a reference to the authentic source; except where said reproduction is for commercial purposes, in which case any reproduction, even stating the source, is not permitted.
Some contents and photos have been published on this Website with the permission of the other relevant copyright owners. All rights are reserved on these documents and permission to copy them must be requested from the copyright owners (where possible the sources are indicated within these documents/photographs).
The products and brand names referred to in the Website are available and protected in Belgium. These products and trademarks or service marks may not be available or protected in your country. We reserve the right to withdraw products referred to in the Website and to change this legal statement at any time.
All of our trademarks, service marks and trade names used herein (including but not limited to our corporate names and logos and its publishing divisions and imprints, names and designs of the Website, and any logos) are our trademarks or registered trademarks.
You may not use, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, or modify such trademarks in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of materials on the Website, without our express prior written consent. The use of our trademarks on any other website or network computer environment is not allowed.
You are granted a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable right to create a link to any page of the Website so long as the link does not portray us, our content providers, our licensors, our affiliates, or our products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise offensive manner.
You may not use our logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission. Except as expressly stated herein, no rights or licenses are granted hereunder.
We may, from time to time, make messaging services, chat services, bulletin boards, message boards, blogs, other forums and other such services available on or through the Website.
In addition to any other rules or regulations that we may post in connection with a particular service, you agree that you shall not upload, post, transmit, distribute or otherwise publish through the Website or any service or feature made available on or through the Website, any materials which:
1. restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Website, 2. are fraudulent, unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, offensive, pornographic, profane, sexually explicit or indecent, 3. constitute or encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law,violate, plagiarize or infringe the rights of third parties including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, trade secret, confidentiality, contract, patent, rights of privacy or publicity or any other proprietary right, 4. contain a virus, spyware, or other harmful component, 5. contain embedded links, advertising, chain letters or pyramid schemes of any kind, or 6. constitute or contain false or misleading indications of origin, endorsement or statements of fact.
You further agree not to impersonate any other person or entity, whether actual or fictitious, including us or our personnel. You also may not offer to buy or sell any product or service on or through your comments submitted to our forums. You alone are responsible for the content and consequences of any of your activities.
We reserve the right, but do not have an obligation, to monitor and/or review all materials posted to the Website or features by users, and we are not responsible for any such materials posted by users.
However, we reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or government request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in our sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of these Terms, our policies or applicable law.
We may also impose limits on certain features of the forums or restrict your access to part or all of the forums without notice or penalty if we believe you are in breach of the guidelines set forth in this paragraph, our terms and conditions or applicable law, or for any other reason without notice or liability.
It is important to remember that comments submitted to a forum may be recorded and stored in multiple places, both on our Website and elsewhere on the Internet, which are likely to be accessible for a long time and you have no control over who will read them eventually.
It is therefore important that you are careful and selective about the personal information that you disclose about yourself and others, and in particular, you should not disclose sensitive, embarrassing, proprietary or confidential information in your comments to our public forums.
We may suspend or terminate your access to all or any part of the Website including any account thereon, without notice, for any reason in our sole discretion, including without limitation, if we believe that such access would violate any applicable law or would be harmful to our interests or another user. Upon termination, you will lose access to all the Website and all Content thereon.
The obligations that you have to us under these Terms will continue even after we suspend or terminate your access to the Website.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold us, our parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, directors, officers, employees, service providers, and agents from any and all liabilities, costs, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, related to any violation of these terms by you, or in connection with the use of the Website or the Internet or the placement or transmission of any message or information on the Website by you.
If you registered as a member of a Website, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account and agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the above-mentioned parties for any liability or expense arising from such use or misuse.
You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security known to you.
We will use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information, but make no warranties or representations as to the Website’s accuracy or completeness. We shall not be liable for damages of any kind arising out of your access, or inability to access the Website or your reliance on the information on the Website.
We and any of the parties who supply information to the system hereby disclaim any liability arising from any inappropriate or fraudulent use of the data provided on this Website. They cannot make any warranty or representation concerning the accuracy or completeness of any information found on or exchanged through the system.
We do not warrant that the information is free of viruses. The use of this Website is at your own risk.
We and all parties who supply information through the system disclaim any and all warranties or representations, express or implied for the use of the system or the use, accuracy or completeness of any materials or information on the system, including without limitation any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
The inclusion of a link to another or more websites, including links contained in those websites does not necessarily imply any association, partnership, affiliation or endorsement of any kind.
By proceeding to the information beyond this notice, each user waives any and all claims relating to the usage of material or information made available through the system, whether such claims are against us or any other person who has supplied material or information to the system. In no event shall we, or any parties supplying information through the system, be liable for any incidental or consequential damages.
Also, by proceeding to the information beyond this notice, each user agrees to assume all risks associated with the use of the system and to waive all claims against us or any party supplying material or information through the system, including risk of any computer, software or data being damaged by any virus that might be transmitted or activated via the system or your access of it.
The consultation or use of this Website in any of the different languages, shall automatically imply full acceptance of the above disclaimers of liability.
The information featured at this Website is intended solely for general information purposes. As a result of the changing nature of legislation and regulations, as well as the intrinsic risks inherent to electronic communication, delays, shortcomings or other insufficiencies may occur in relation to the information disseminated at this Website.
The information disseminated at this Website cannot be considered to be legal or other professional advice. As a result, no transactions should be conducted on the basis of this information without taking specialist advice beforehand.
Although we make every attempt to take the greatest care in assembling and maintaining the information disseminated at this Website, we cannot guarantee that this information is accurate, complete and correct.
We may also not be held liable for any direct or indirect damage that may occur from making use of, trusting in or conducting transactions as the result of the information disseminated at this Website, except where has been some intent or equivalent gross negligence on the part of us.
We will be under no liability whatsoever for any indirect or consequential loss (which terms include, without limitation: loss of profits, loss of business, depletion of goodwill, loss or interruption of data, inconvenience and any similar loss) howsoever caused arising out of or in connection with the provision of this Website.
Notwithstanding the previous paragraph, we do not exclude liability (if any) for personal injury or death resulting from our negligence, for fraud or for any other matter that may not be excluded under the applicable law.
In the event that you have a dispute with one or more other users of the Website, you release us (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
Neither us nor you shall be responsible for damages or for delays or failures in performance resulting from acts or occurrences beyond their respective reasonable control, including, without limitation: fire, lightning, explosion, power surge or failure, water, acts of God, war, revolution, civil commotion or acts of civil or military authorities or public enemies: any law, order, regulation, ordinance, or requirement of any government or legal body or any representative of any such government or legal body; or labor unrest, including without limitation, strikes, slowdowns, picketing, or boycotts; inability to secure raw materials, transportation facilities, fuel or energy shortages, or acts or omissions of other common carriers..
You may only deduct undisputed or legally specified claims against us.
We are entitled at any time to transfer rights and/or obligations in full or in part as arising from these Terms.
These Terms exist between you and us, and succeeds all previous agreements or warranties irrespective of whether these were made orally, electronically or in writing.
If any of the above provisions are or become invalid, the remaining provisions shall be unaffected by this. The invalid provision shall be replaced by a provision which best approximates the intended business purpose of the provision to be replaced.
These Terms will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the law of Belgium. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Belgian Courts in relation to any claim, dispute or matter arising out of or relating to the use of this Website.
The IPS Project is in Belgium with its registered office at IJzerenpoortkaai 3, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium.
Should you have any questions or concerns regarding these Terms and Conditions, this Website or other related matters, please contact us at:
IJzerenpoortkaai 3, 2000 Antwerpen