Terms & Conditions

1. Terms and Conditions of Use:

These website terms and conditions of use apply to the use of -the website operated by RESEARCH FRINGE, a UK based not-for-profit organisation and - any and all ‘content’ from the website such as scientific, technical, contractual, product, programme, pricing information; news, educational materials, publications, guides, presentations, abstracts; other information available on the website such as data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, and other materials. RESEARCH FRINGE reserves the right to amend these terms & conditions at its sole discretion, without prior notice, on condition that details of the amendments are published on the RESEARCH FRINGE website. They become effective from the time of posting. Use of the website after the posting constitutes acceptance of the modified terms & conditions. Please read the terms carefully. The terms are entered into by and between the user and RESEARCH FRINGE, and the user accepts them by using the website in any manner and/or by otherwise acknowledging his/her agreement with the terms. If the user doesn’t agree to all the terms, he/she should not use the website. Should you require further information or have comments on RESEARCH FRINGE terms & conditions, please contact us at:

RESEARCH FRINGE Office - 95 St. Albans Road, Watford, Hertfordshire WD17 1SJ, United Kingdom Tel: +1- 804-715-5455 Email: admin@researchfringe.com .  

2. Copyright - Intellectual Property

 · The RESEARCH FRINGE website is owned by RESEARCH FRINGE. All content owned by RESEARCH FRINGE on the RESEARCH FRINGE website is copyrighted under Belgian and International law. All rights in content on the RESEARCH FRINGE website (including without limitation all articles, statements, texts, images, logos and design) are owned by or licensed to the RESEARCH FRINGE exclusively. All rights are expressly reserved by RESEARCH FRINGE.

· Use of and access to any content licensed to RESEARCH FRINGE by third parties is subject to any additional terms or conditions of use which may apply. Any additional terms will usually be made available at the point at which one obtains or registers to access such content. By accessing such content, one agrees to comply with such additional terms of use, if any. Such licensed content may only be used in accordance with those additional terms as well as in accordance with these terms. If you have any questions regarding the ownership or use of content on the website, please contact RESEARCH FRINGE at the address below.

· Any content may be copied and distributed on a limited basis for non-commercial purposes only, provided that any material copied remains intact and that all copies include the following 2 notices in a clearly visible position: “Copyright © Research Fringe. All rights reserved”, as well as links to www.RESEARCH FRINGE.org where appropriate. These materials may only be used for personal use.

· Copy, modification or use of any content included on the RESEARCH FRINGE website for any commercial purpose without the authorisation of RESEARCH FRINGE is a violation of patent, copyright and other proprietary rights including intellectual property rights owned by RESEARCH FRINGE and/or its contributors. Any copying or redistribution for commercial purposes or for compensation of any kind requires prior written permission from RESEARCH FRINGE.

· The use of the RESEARCH FRINGE Logo and RESEARCH FRINGE corporate visuals (including, but not limited to, graphics, images, videos…) is subject to written authorisation by RESEARCH FRINGE. Any unapproved use may result in actions being taken by RESEARCH FRINGE to require removal of material concerned from display/ distribution and possible legal action.

3. General Conditions

User registration

User registration, via ‘PayPal’, is required to access personal services online and certain online content. The user is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of his/her account login details. The user registration is unique and personal. It should not be shared with anyone. RESEARCH FRINGE shall not be held responsible for unauthorised use of the user’s account by a third party to whom the user may have, intentionally or not, disclosed his/her account login details.

Unavailability/Force Majeure

RESEARCH FRINGE disclaims all responsibilities for the unavailability of the RESEARCH FRINGE website and services caused by conditions beyond its control including, but not limited to Acts of God, Government restrictions, wars, insurrections and/or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of RESEARCH FRINGE.


RESEARCH FRINGE cannot endorse all statements or opinions made on the website. Regardless of the vast professional knowledge and scientific expertise in the field of science and technology that RESEARCH FRINGE possesses, the Society cannot inspect all information to determine the truthfulness, accuracy, reliability, completeness or relevancy thereof. Furthermore, RESEARCH FRINGE cannot endorse all statements or opinions made on the RESEARCH FRINGE website. Under no circumstances will RESEARCH FRINGE be held liable for any decision taken or acted upon as a result of reliance on the content of the RESEARCH FRINGE website. The component information of the RESEARCH FRINGE website is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice or medical care. The advice of a medical professional should always be sought prior to commencing any form of medical treatment. To this end, all component information contained within the website is done so for solely educational and scientific purposes. RESEARCH FRINGE and all of its staff, agents and members disclaim any and all warranties and representations with regards to the information contained on the RESEARCH FRINGE Website. This includes any implied warranties and conditions that may be derived from the aforementioned website information.


Under no circumstances will RESEARCH FRINGE or any affiliated staff or partners or website contributors, be liable to you, as a website visitor or any other person or body, for any decision taken or acted upon as a result of reliance on the information or philosophies contained or expressed within the RESEARCH FRINGE website. You agree that neither RESEARCH FRINGE nor any affiliated staff or partners or website contributors, will be responsible for any loss or damage (including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, 4 special or consequential damages), or loss of data or loss of profit, even if the RESEARCH FRINGE or any affiliated staff or website contributors, has been advised of the possibility of such loss. No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship between the member and RESEARCH FRINGE is intended or created by these terms and conditions.

Privacy Policy

We process your personal data in accordance with applicable laws and regard your privacy as highly valuable. By using the web services of RESEARCH FRINGE, you acknowledge and agree that your personal data will be treated and processed as described in our privacy policy.