Terms and Conditions

Terms and conditions for website usage

Welcome to Studies in Informatics and Control journal website. If you continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which, together with our privacy policy, govern ICI Bucharest relationship with you in relation to this website.

The term ‘ICI Bucharest’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is 8-10 Averescu Blvd, 011455 Bucharest 1, ROMANIA. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance or completeness of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, style, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

All trademarks reproduced on this website which are not owned by or licensed to the operator are acknowledged on the website.

Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

You may not create a link to this website from another website or document without prior written consent of the Editor-in-Chief of Studies in Informatics and Control Journal.

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of ROMANIA.

Internet copyright notice

This website and its content are copyright of National Institute for R&D in Informatics, ICI Bucharest – 2024. All rights reserved.

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited. Except with the express written permission of the Editor-in-Chief of Studies in Informatics and Control journal, you may not distribute or commercially exploit the content, nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

Privacy Policy

This Privacy policy relates to the user information collected on our Web site: www.sic.ici.ro.

Studies in Informatics and Control Journal is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust with respect to the privacy of the personally identifiable information we collect from you. This privacy policy sets forth our practices regarding collection, use and disclosure of information collected through or in connection with Studies in Informatics and Control Journal (SIC).

We may request users of this site to provide personal information. The information collected directly from a user may include contact information such as the user’s name, e-mail address, and postal address. In general, you can visit our site (http://www.sic.ici.ro) without divulging any personal information. In order to access certain content and to make use of the full functionality and advanced personalization features of the site we may sometimes require you to register by completing and submitting a registration form, which may request additional information.

We use non-identifying information collected on our Web Site in the aggregate to better understand your use of the Web Site. These data enable us to become more familiar with who our readers are and visit our site, how often they visit it, and which parts of the site they visit most often. This information is collected automatically and requires no action on your part.

We will not disclose any personal information without your consent except under the following circumstances:

  1. In response to court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our rights to defend against legal claims;
  2. If we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, safety of person or property, violation of our policies, or as otherwise required by law.

If you have any questions or comments regarding this privacy policy, please contact us at: sic@ici.ro.

Website disclaimer

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Studies in Informatics and Control Journal and while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

We cannot and will not guarantee that this website is free from software viruses or other harmful content. We shall not be liable for any loss or damage, including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, ICI Bucharest takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Copyright and Terms Related to the Use of the Website

The entire content of <sic.ici.ro> website is the property of ICI Bucharest (The National Institute for Research & Development in Informatics) and it is protected by Copyright law and intellectual and industrial property rights legislation. The use of any of the elements listed above, without the agreement of ICI Bucharest, is punishable by law.

The users can access the website without being asked for their personal data. For proper functioning, the website can set cookies. The users’ access to the website is subject to compliance with these terms and conditions.

The users of <sic.ici.ro> are guaranteed unlimited access to this website only for their own personal gain and stated purposes. Users have no right to download or modify the website, in whole or in part, to reproduce it, in whole or in part, or to copy or exploit it in any other manner (for commercial purposes or contrary to the interests of the institute).

Collection and Processing of Personal Data

According to Law no. 677/2001 on the Protection of Individuals with Regard to the Processing of Personal Data and the Free Movement of Such Data, amended and completed, and Law no. 506/2004 on the Processing of Personal Data and the Protection of Privacy in the Electronic Communications Sector, ICI Bucharest undertakes to process the personal data provided by the customers in a safe manner and only for the specified purposes.

Personal data (including Personal Numerical Code, email address, etc.) will be used by ICI Bucharest exclusively for the stated purpose of this website: invoicing and communication processes. The information requested in the order form will be used to send order confirmations, recommendations on articles, press releases, news, etc. to their customers.

ICI Bucharest does not make public or sell the databases containing information about the personal data of its customers. The main purpose of data collection is the invoicing process.

The orders can be fulfilled only if the customers provide these data. The information requested and recorded is intended for use by the operator and is not communicated to any natural or legal person, within Romania or abroad.

According to Law no. 677/2001, the customer has the right to access, to interfere with data, the right not to be subject to an individual decision and the right to seek justice. In addition, the customer has the right to oppose the processing of his/her personal data and to request an official deletion of the data which has already been collected. If some personal data are incorrect, the customers can send the correct information to the following email address: <sic@ici.ro>. The Personal Numerical Code, the e-mail address, as well as other personal data provided by the customers will be used exclusively for the invoicing process and will not be made public.

Extent of Liability

The use of any registered trademark on <sic.ici.ro> does not represent an advertising for the respective company. The users of <sic.ici.ro> expressly agree that the use of this site and the subscription payments are performed at their own risk.

The information published on the site is made available to the public in good faith, from sources considered to be reliable. Please inform us (at the following e-mail address: <sic@ici.ro>) about any case in which either of the materials published on the website or any other information comes under Copyright law, in order to take the necessary legal measures.

Final Provisions

When the offer is launched and the subscriptions are paid, the customer unconditionally accepts the Terms and Conditions of Use, their value being equivalent to a contract legally and validly concluded. If any of the clauses previously presented is found to be null and void, the validity of the other clauses is not affected.

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