Terms of Use

Copyright Statement

This statement (the "Agreement") discloses the terms and conditions for your use of our Web site, available under the domains and subdomains of www.clusterlab.de, www.cluster-science.info, www.cluster-science.net, www.small-systems.info, www.wolfgang-christen.de, and www.wolfgang-christen.net (the "Site"), including all documents, files, graphics, information, and text available through the Site (collectively, the "Materials"), and all services operated through the Site (collectively, the "Services"). If you have questions or concerns, you can reach us by email Send an email to the webmaster of this site to webmaster@wolfgang-christen.net.

By accessing or using this Site in any way, including, without limitation, use of any of the Services, downloading of any Materials, or merely browsing the Site, you expressly agree to be bound by this Agreement and to follow all terms and applicable laws and regulations governing the Site.

We reserve the right to amend the Terms of Use at any time by posting the amend terms on the Site. All amended terms shall automatically be effective after they are posted on the Site. If at any time the Terms of Use are no longer acceptable to you, you should immediately cease any use of the Site. If you breach any of the Terms of Use, your authorisation to use this Site automatically terminates, and any Materials downloaded or printed from the Site in violation of the Terms of Use must be immediately destroyed.

Intellectual Property; Limited License

The Materials and Services on this Site, as well as their arrangement and selection, are protected by copyright and/or other intellectual property laws, and any unauthorised use of the Materials or Services at this Site may violate such laws and the Terms of Use. Except as expressly provided herein, Dr. Wolfgang Christen does not grant any express or implied rights to use the Materials and Services. In particular, reproduction in whole or in part or any creaton of derivative work of any editorial content or graphics in any form or medium for any purpose is strictly prohibited.

Use of Content

Except as indicated to the contrary elsewhere on this Site, you may view, download, and print the Materials available on this Site subject to the following conditions:
  • The Materials and Services may be used solely for informational, non-commercial purposes.
  • The Materials may not be altered or modified in any way.
  • The Materials on the Site may not be leased, licensed, rented, or sold to others.
  • You may not remove any copyright or any other proprietary notices contained in the Materials.
  • Dr. Wolfgang Christen reserves the right to revoke the authorisation to download, print, and view the Materials available on this Site at any time, and any such use shall be discontinued immediately upon notice from Dr. Wolfgang Christen.
  • The rights granted to you constitute a license and not a transfer of title.
Misuse of Materials and Services of the Site for other purposes, especially distribution of unsolicited advertisement material, is against the law and will be prosecuted.

Rules of Conduct

In using the Site, including all Services and Materials available through it, you agree:
  • not to post, upload, or otherwise transmit through this Site any content which
    • is abusive, defamatory, harassing, libellous, obscene, offensive, pornographic, threatening, or unlawful.
    • contains viruses or other annoying, destructive, disruptive, or harmful features.
    • might violate any law or the rights of others, including, without limitation, content which infringes any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, and rights of privacy and publicity.
    • contains links to external internet sites that are defamatory, harassing, libellous, obscene, offensive, pornographic, threatening, or unlawful.
  • not to create a false identity.
  • not to use the Site for any commercial purpose not expressly approved by Dr. Wolfgang Christen.
  • not to disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise cause harm to, the Site, or any Services or Materials.
Violation of these restrictions may result in denial of or limitations on access by you to this Site, including all Services and Materials.

Managing Content and Communications

Dr. Wolfgang Christen is not responsible for content posted by users of this Site. Dr. Wolfgang Christen reserves the right, in his sole discretion, to restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or part of this Site, at any time if he has cause to do so (including, without limitation, his good faith belief that you have violated the Terms of Use) without prior notice or liability. You shall remain solely responsible for all content posted by you. Dr. Wolfgang Christen shall have the right but not the obligation, to correct any errors or omissions in any content posted by users, as he may determine in his sole discretion. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Dr. Wolfgang Christen will have no liability related to the content posted by users arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise. Dr. Wolfgang Christen also disclaims all liability with respect to the misuse, loss, modification, or unavailability of any content posted by users.

No Endorsement

Dr. Wolfgang Christen does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any content posted on the Site and you acknowledge that any reliance upon such content shall be at your sole risk. Any content placed on the Site by users are the views of the user posting the statement, and do not represent the views of Dr. Wolfgang Christen.
The Site may contain links to sites on the internet, which are owned and operated by third parties (the "External Sites" - these links are marked with a red frame). You acknowledge that Dr. Wolfgang Christen is not responsible for the availability of, or the content located on or through any External Site. Dr. Wolfgang Christen does not endorse, warrant or guarantee the products, services or information described or offered at these External Sites. You should contact the site administrator or webmaster for those External Sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on such External Sites.

Termination of Service

Dr. Wolfgang Christen reserves the right, in his sole discretion, to restrict, suspend or terminate your access to all or any part of the Site at any time for any reason without prior notice or liability. Dr. Wolfgang Christen may change, suspend or discontinue all or any aspect of the Services at any time, including the availability of any feature or content, without prior notice or liability.

Disclaimer of Warranties; Limitation of Liability

Every user explicitly acknowledges that the Site, and all Materials and Services accessible through the Site, are provided on an "as is, as available" basis, without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Without limiting the foregoing, Dr. Wolfgang Christen makes no warranty that
  • the Site, its Services and Materials will meet your requirements
  • the Site, its Services and Materials will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free
  • the results that may be obtained from the use of the Site, its Services or Materials will be effective, accurate, or reliable
  • the quality of any Services or Materials accessible through the Site will meet your expectations
  • any defects in the Site, its Services or Materials will be corrected.
You expressly agree that the entire risk as to the quality and performance of the Site and the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any editorial content and information is assumed solely by you. Dr. Wolfgang Christen shall not be liable for any act, direct or indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of the use of or the inability to use the Site or the editorial content, even if such party has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
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