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Terms of use

Thank you for visiting our website (the “Website”). 

Please be aware that by using our Website, you are agreeing to comply with our terms of use (“Website Terms.) This Website is owned and operated by RISE Research Institutes of Sweden on behalf of the VALID project (“we”, “us”, “our”) and its European consortium of partners: 

  1. RISE Research Institutes of Sweden 

  2. Fundacion Tecnalia Reserach and Innovation 

  3. Corpower Ocean AB 

  4. RINA Consulting SPA 

  5. Biscay Marine Energy Platform SA (BIMEP) 

  6. IDOM Consulting Engineering, Architechure 

  7. Aalborg University 

  8. AVL List GmbH  

  9. Wavepiston 

  10. Technical University of DELFT 

  11. Aquatera 

  12. Julia F. Chozas, Consulting Engineer 

  13. Yavin Four Consultants 

These Website Terms, together with the VALID project’s Privacy Notice, govern our relationship with you in relation to your use of our Website. By accessing our website, it is understood you agree to these Terms.

If you do not agree to these Website Terms, you must not use our Website and should exit the Website immediately. 

Please feel free to contact us at if you have any questions or concerns. 



While we try to make our website available at all times, we do not guarantee that our Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We will not be liable if our Website is unavailable for any period of time. 

Other terms and conditions 

These Website Terms are for use of our Website only and are separate to any other contract that, any of the VALID Project Partners, associated companies or any third-party supplier may have with you.

We will use your information in accordance with our Privacy Notice.

Third party websites, goods or services 

Where our Website contains links to other sites provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only and are not an endorsement.

We have no control over the contents of those sites and so will not accept any responsibility for any materials on there.

If you are directed to any individual Project Partner’s or third-party supplier’s website then the terms and conditions of that website will apply. 


We do not guarantee that our Website will be 100% secure or free from bugs or viruses and you are responsible for configuring your own computer programmes and platform to access our Website. You should use your own virus protection software.


We provide our Website free of charge and the content on our Website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. 

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Website and ensure its accuracy, we make no guarantee that the content or information on our Website is accurate, complete or up to date.

Keep informed 

If you wish to be kept informed about the VALID Project and our services, please complete the subscription form on our Website. 

All personal data which you provide to us will be processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice. 

Linking to our Website 

You may link to any page on our Website as long as the link is for fair and legal purposes and is not used to damage or take advantage of our reputation.

We do move and delete pages from time to time, so links to anything other than our home page may not always work. 

We may request links to be removed at any time, or if they contravene these Website Terms.


Intellectual property 

We own, or have licenses and/or permissions to use, the copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights contained in the content and materials on our Website. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. If you think any content or material published on our Website infringes your intellectual property or other rights, please let us know by emailing and we will investigate and take down such material where appropriate.

You must not sell, license, distribute or otherwise make available the content of our Website without our permission.

Nothing on our Website gives anyone a license or right to use any of the content without our prior written consent.

If you wish to complain about content uploaded by other users, please contact us.


In no event will we 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. 


Prohibited uses 

You may use our Website only for lawful purposes. You may not use our Website: 

  • In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation. 

  • In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect. 

  • For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way. 

  • To bully, insult, intimidate or humiliate any person. 

  • To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards above. 

  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam). 

  • To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware. 

You also agree: 

  • Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our Website in contravention of these Website Terms. 

  • Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt: 

  • any part of our Website; 

  • any equipment or network on which our Website is stored; 

  • any software used in the provision of our Website; or 

  • any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

Changes to our Website Terms 

We keep our Website Terms under regular review. These Website Terms were last updated on the date shown below. It is likely that as the Project proceeds that we may change our Website Terms from time to time. 

VALID Project – Website Terms – Version 1.0 

October 2021 

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