Terms and Conditions


The materials accessible by using this website (including but not limited to any text, images, diagrams and data authored or uploaded by DESURBS project partners) are copyright or have other rights associated with them. These rights belong to the owners of the materials. The materials should be treated as Confidential Information and are for use only by the partners of the DESURBS project and only for the purposes of carrying out the DESURBS project as specified by the terms of the project Contract and project Consortium Agreement.

The rest of the website, including but not limited to the design, interface, code portions, page text, tools and database are Copyright © University of Southampton IT Innovation Centre, 2010-2014. All rights reserved.


This website is provided by the University of Southampton IT Innovation Centre WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

The pages of this website are provided for information only. No responsibility or liability is accepted by or on behalf of the IT Innovation Centre for any errors, omissions or statements whether misleading or otherwise on these pages or any sites to which these pages are linked, including any feature or aspect of such site or pages, whether provided by the IT Innovation Centre or by any other organisation, company, or individual or entity whatever the loss claimed or alleged.

No reference to any organisation, company, individual or entity whether on these pages or on other sites to which these pages are linked shall imply any condition warranty or approval in respect of any such organisations, companies, individuals or entities on the part of the IT Innovation Centre.

All express or implied representations, terms and conditions are hereby expressly excluded to the fullest extent permissible by any law. The laws of England and Wales shall govern this contract and the courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction over all disputes relating to it.

Data protection

You should register and login to use the website before editing any of the materials. Registering is a quick and simple procedure. The information you provide as part of registration will be subject to data protection legislation under English law, and will be held by the University of Southampton only for the purpose of communicating with you regarding this website. It will not be released to any third party.

Cookie Policy

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User Submissions

Certain parts of this site allow users to author and upload materials (User Submissions). The user shall not submit to this site any materials which (a) libel, defame, invade privacy, or are obscene or pornographic; (b) infringe the intellectual property rights, including copyrights, of any third party; (c) violate any law or regulation; (d) advocate illegal activity; (e) advertise or otherwise solicit funds or are a solicitation for goods or services; or (f) are treated as confidential under any contract or policy. The user agrees to indemnify the University of Southampton IT Innovation Centre and its officers, directors, employees, and affiliates from and against any and all third party claims, demands, liabilities, costs, or expenses, resulting from user's submission of any materials in violation of the foregoing restrictions. You shall not upload or submit any data or information that contains viruses or any other computer code, corrupt files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality or disrupt any software, hardware, telecommunications, networks, servers or other equipment.