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User Rights and Disclaimer

also known as Term and Condition of Use

 Copyright © by the EMMC-CSA project. All rights reserved. All copyright for this Web site are owned in full by the EMMC-CSA. Permission is granted to download or print material published on this site for personal use only. Its use for any other purpose, and in particular its commercial use or distribution, are strictly forbidden in the absence of prior written approval. Please address your requests for approval to:

Dr. Adham Hashibon
Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoffmechanik IWM
Wöhlerstraße 11
79108 Freiburg
Phone: +49 761 5142- 0
Fax: +49 761 5142-510

Notwithstanding this requirement, material may be downloaded or printed for use in connection with press reports on the activities of the EMMC, on condition that the following terms are complied with:

No alterations may be made to pictorial content, with the exception of framing modifications to emphasize the central motif. The source must be quoted and two free reference copies must be sent to the above-mentioned address. Such usage is free of charge.


We cannot assume any liability for the content of external pages. Solely the operators of those linked pages are responsible for their content.

We cannot assume any liability for the user provided content, use of chat, discussion forums, or blog posts or any form of input to this website.

We make every reasonable effort to ensure that the content of this Web site is kept up to date, and that it is accurate and complete. Nevertheless, the possibility of errors cannot be entirely ruled out. We do not give any warranty in respect of the timeliness, accuracy or completeness of material published on this Web site, and disclaim all liability for (material or non-material) loss or damage incurred by third parties arising from the use of content obtained from the Web site.

Registered trademarks and proprietary names, and copyrighted text and images, are not generally indicated as such on our Web pages. But the absence of such indications in no way implies that these names, images or text belong to the public domain in the context of trademark or copyright law.

Your Commitments to EMMC and Our Community

We provide social interaction functionality in (such as forum, private messaging, and comments) to you and others to help advance our mission. In exchange, we need you to make following commitments:

1. Who can join

To ensure a safe and accountable community, you have to:

  • Use the same name that you use in everyday life;
  • Provide accurate information about yourself;
  • Create only one account (your own); and
  • Not share your password, give access to your account to others, or transfer your account to anyone else (without our permission).

We try to make available to everyone, but you can not use if:

  • You are minor or under 18 years old;
  • You previously disabled your account for violation of our terms, policies, or guidelines;
  • You are prohibited from receiving our products, services, or software under applicable laws.

2. What can you share and do in

We want people to use to exchange information and share innovative content within the community, but not at expense of the safety and well-being of others or the integrity of our community. You therefore agree not to engage in the conduct described below (or facilitate or support others in doing so):

  1. You may not upload viruses or malicious code or do anything that could disable, overburden, or impair the proper working or appearance of our platforms.
  2. You may not use our platform to do or share anything:
  • That violates these Terms, our Community Guidelines, and other terms and policies that apply to your use of;
  • That is unlawful, misleading, discriminatory or fraudulent;
  • That infringes or violates someone else’s rights.

We can remove the content you share in violation of these provisions, if applicable, we may take action against your account, for the reasons described below. We may also disable your account if you infringe other people’s intellectual property rights.

When appropriate, we will take steps to notify you when we remove your content or disable your account for violating our Community Guidelines. We may not able to provide notice in all cases, for example if we are prohibited from doing so by law or where it might harm our community or the integrity of our platform.

To help support our community, we encourage you to report content or conduct that you believe violates your rights (including intellectual property rights) or our terms and policies.

In Relation to GDPR,

You have the rights to private and secure messaging and forums

We can’t read or listen to any of your private messages and forums because they are protected by end-to-end encryption by default.

In order to manage spam and unintended use of private messaging and forums, we encourage user report in suspicion of Community Guidelines’ Violation through our contact form. We have rights to remove your account (and consequently your contents) if you violated our Term of Use.

If you believe that your account was unlawfully disabled, you have the right to object and/or appeal by contacting our contact form.