Terms of Use

Terms of Use

The use of this website constitutes agreement with the following terms and conditions:

(a) The OPERAS network maintains this website (the “Site”) as a courtesy to those who may choose to access the Site (“Users”). The information presented herein is for informative purposes only. Unless otherwise indicated, all materials created by the OPERAS network are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

(b) OpenEdition and Max Weber Foundation – German Humanities Institutes Abroad (MWS) – as part of the OPERAS core group – administer this Site. All material on this Site from the OPERAS network appears subject to the present Terms and Conditions.


Materials provided on this Site are provided “as is”, without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. The OPERAS network specifically does not make any warranties or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any such materials. The OPERAS network periodically adds, changes, improves or updates the materials on this Site without notice. Under no circumstances shall the OPERAS network be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense incurred or suffered that is claimed to have resulted from the use of this Site, including, without limitation, any fault, error, omission, interruption or delay with respect thereto. The use of this Site is at the User’s sole risk. Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, shall the OPERAS network or its affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, even if the OPERAS network has been advised of the possibility of such damages. The User specifically acknowledges and agrees that the OPERAS network is not liable for any conduct of any User.

This site may contain advice, opinions and statements of various information providers. The OPERAS network does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information provided by any information provider, any User of this Site or any other person or entity. Reliance upon any such advice, opinion, statement, or other information shall also be at the User’s own risk. Neither the OPERAS network nor its affiliates, nor any of their respective agents, employees, information providers or content providers, shall be liable to any User or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, alteration of or use of any content herein, or for its timeliness or completeness, nor shall they be liable for any failure of performance, computer virus or communication line failure, regardless of cause, or for any damages resulting therefrom.

As a condition of use of this Site, the User agrees to indemnify the OPERAS network and its affiliates from and against any and all actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of the User’s use of this Site, including, without limitation, any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by the User of these Terms and Conditions.

If the User is dissatisfied with any Material on this Site or with any of its Terms and Conditions of Use, the User’s sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.

This Site may contain links and references to third-party web sites. The linked sites are not under the control of the OPERAS network, and the OPERAS network is not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. The OPERAS network provides these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link or reference does not imply the endorsement of the linked site by the OPERAS network.


The OPERAS network reserves its exclusive right in its sole discretion to alter, limit or discontinue the Site or any materials in any respect. The OPERAS network shall have no obligation to take the needs of any User into consideration in connection therewith.

The OPERAS network reserves the right to deny in its sole discretion any user access to this Site or any portion thereof without notice.

No waiver by the OPERAS network of any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be binding except as set forth in writing and signed by its duly authorized representative.


By signing up for the OPERAS newsletter, the User agrees to the storage, collection and use of his or her personal information by the OPERAS network. The collected personal information is saved on servers administered by the Max Weber Foundation – German Humanities Institutes Abroad (MWS) and is subject to German national law (Federal Data Protection Act). The data will only be used to inform the User about the OPERAS network and will not be given to any third parties. The User can unsubscribe from the OPERAS newsletter anytime by sending an e-mail to communication[at]operas-eu.org. By unsubscribing from the OPERAS newsletter, the User will not receive any further e-mails from the OPERAS network and all personal information will be deleted in due time.


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