Terms & conditions

Last updated on 10 July 2023



These terms and conditions apply to the website of the World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research (WINIR) and to the transactions related to WINIR activities. You may be bound by additional contracts related to your relationship with us or any services that you receive from us. If any provisions of the additional contracts conflict with any provisions of these terms, the provisions of these additional contracts will control and prevail.



By accessing, registering with, or otherwise using this website, you hereby agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. The mere use of this website implies the knowledge and acceptance of these terms and conditions. In some instances, we can also ask you to explicitly agree.



By visiting our website, you agree to use it only for the purposes intended and as permitted by these terms, any additional agreements with us, and applicable laws, regulations, and generally accepted online practices. You must not use our website or services to use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) malicious computer software; use data collected from our website for any direct marketing activity, or conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities on or in relation to our website. Engaging in any activity that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or that interferes with the performance, availability, or accessibility of the website is strictly prohibited.



We own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in the WINIR logos, the WINIR website, and the data, information, and other resources displayed by or accessible within the website. All these rights are reserved. Unless specific content dictates otherwise, you are not granted a license or any other right under copyright, trademark, patent, or other intellectual property rights. This means that you will not use, copy, reproduce, alter, monetize, sell, market, or commercialize any resources on this website in any form, without our prior written permission, except and only insofar as otherwise stipulated in regulations of mandatory law (such as the right to quote).



Notwithstanding the foregoing, you may share the content of this website via social media, whether by using any of the Share this page or Share this post buttons, or by copying URLs directly into social media posts.



Our website may include hyperlinks or other references to third-party websites. We do not monitor or review the content of third-party websites which are linked to from this website. Opinions expressed or material appearing on those websites are not necessarily shared or endorsed by us. Information, products or services offered by other websites shall be subject to the privacy practices and terms and conditions of those third parties.



You may register for an account with our website. During this process, you will be required to choose a password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of passwords and account information and agree not to share your passwords, account information, or secured access to our website or services with any other person.



WINIR is a member organization. We use this website for member management. Registered users may purchase memberships through this website. Memberships are non-refundable. Some parts of this website are for paid-up members only. Some WINIR events are open to paid-up members only.



We charge registration fees for some of our events and use this website to manage registrations. Registration fees are refundable up to 30 days (inclusive) prior to the event but subject to an administration charge of £50. No refunds of registration fees will apply to requests received less than 30 days prior to the event.



By registering for an account or communicating with us using the contact form or other electronic means, you agree and acknowledge that we may communicate with you electronically via our website or by sending you an email. We reserve some communications to paid-up members.



You may subscribe to our INTERDISCIPLINARY-INSTITUTIONS mailing list and use it to post or forward announcements about events, publications, calls for papers, job postings, and other content relevant to individuals and groups sharing WINIR’s focus and concerns. Content is moderated by us but is governed by the terms and conditions of JISCMail.



This website and all content on the website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. We make no warranty as to the availability, accuracy, or completeness of the content. Nor do we guarantee that this website or our content will meet your requirements, or that this website will be available on an uninterrupted, timely, or error-free basis. Furthermore, in no event will we be liable for any direct or indirect damages (including any damages for loss of profits or revenue, loss or corruption of data, software or database, or loss of or harm to property or data) incurred by you or any third party, arising from your access to, or use of, our website.



You may be required to provide certain information about yourself as part of the registration process and/or subscription to our mailing list. You agree that any information you provide will always be accurate, correct, and up to date. We have developed a policy to address any privacy concerns you may have. For more information, please see our Privacy Statement and our Cookie Policy.



You may not assign, transfer or sub-contract any of your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions, in whole or in part, to any third party without our prior written consent. Any purported assignment in violation of this section will be null and void.



These terms and conditions, together with our privacy statement and cookie policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and WINIR in relation to your use of this website.



We may update these terms and conditions from time to time. It is your obligation to periodically check these terms and conditions for changes or updates. The date provided at the beginning of these terms and conditions is the latest revision date. Changes to these terms and conditions will become effective upon such changes being posted to this website. Your continued use of this website following the posting of changes or updates will be considered notice of your acceptance to abide by and be bound by these terms and conditions.



This website is owned and operated by World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research Ltd (UK Company No. 8583997). You may contact us regarding these terms and conditions through our contact page.