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Terms of Use 

These Terms of Use are applicable to all users of this website ("Website"). Users should read, understand and accept these Terms when creating an account on the Website or using any of the services provided via this Website. If a given user has not done this, or does not agree with the contents of these Terms of Use, that user should not create an account on the Website and should not make use of any of the services provided via this Website.

By accepting these Terms of Use, upon creation of an account on the Website, the user enters into an agreement with Trust-IT, with registered offices at Trust-IT Srl, with registered offices in via Nino Bixio 25, 56125 Pisa (PI) Italy - CF and PIVA: 01870130505 ("Trust-IT"), made up by the contents of these Terms, in order to regulate the user’s access and use of the Website. Users which accept these Terms of Use hereby represent and warrant that:

  • They accept to be bound by these Terms of Use, as registered Website users – either individually, or in representation of an organisation;
  • They are at least 18 years old;
  • They are capable, under the terms of the law applicable to them, to be legally bound by and comply with these Terms of Use – in particular, whenever a user creates an account as a representative of an organisation, that user warrants to have been expressly and validly authorised by that organisation to do so, or to otherwise be a legitimate representative of that organisation under the applicable law;
  • Their use of the Website will be carried out in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

In the event of doubts concerning the Terms of Use, Trust-IT may be contacted at:

For information on the processing of personal data on users which is carried out via the Website, please see the

1. Services provided via the Website

Access to services provided via the Website ("Services") is, in part, restricted to registered users – i.e., users with a registered Website account – although some Services are open to all Website users. The creation of an account and access to the Website is generally free of charge; however, as described below, certain Services may be subject to payment.

- Registered members

The Website is intended to allow individuals interested in contributing to goals to participate in the development of those goals. In particular, by creating a registered account, users will be able to become actively involved in work, apply to the calls, participate to surveys.

- Newsletters and communications

Trust-IT will include members of within specific mailing lists, to ensure that those members are kept updated regarding important news and events related to the Website’s scope, by sending out informative newsletters and other communications to registered users (unless they opt-out of this).

- Events may organise meetings for its community of registered users, which take place in different places around Europe and beyond, seeking to bring together a unique community of research data practitioners and industry and policy stakeholders to pursue the specific objectives of Via the Website, registered users are able to sign-up to attend events and webinars for free or at a cost (paid via an external payment processor).

More information on Events is available at:

- Submission of applications

The Website also allows registered users to respond to different calls made by, including to apply to certain positions/functions within (namely, positions within Governance Bodies), to apply to become a host for upcoming events or to apply for grants awarded in connection with projects in which is involved.

- User support

Any questions concerning’s activities in general can be addressed to via the General Enquiry Form, available at:

Registered users can address questions specifically referring to the operation and use of the Website by writing an email to

2. Copyright / Intellectual Property

Users of the Website may download or print copies of any and all materials on the Website for personal use. None of the information on this Website may be copied, distributed or transmitted in any way for commercial use without Trust-IT written consent. For any materials downloaded from this Website, source and references must be acknowledged.

3. Liability

The material on this Website is provided for general information only. Trust-IT makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of any materials and information incorporated thereto and contained on this website. Trust-IT has a policy of continuous improvement of its communication and reserves the right to make improvements or changes to the online content without notice.

The use of the material (or any information incorporated thereto), in whole or in part, contained in this Website is the user’s sole responsibility. Trust-IT disclaims any liability for any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental and/or consequential damages resulting from access to the website and use of the materials provided therein.

Trust-IT makes no representations about websites accessed through this Website which are not maintained, controlled or created by Trust-IT. Trust-IT does not endorse these sites and is not responsible for their content.

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