Terms and conditions of The eSEC Portal

Terms of Use
Welcome to the eSEC Portal /eSEC Website. The portal of the European Competency Based e-portal of Security and Safety Engineering (eSEC) presents news, information and the latest activities within all fields of security in Europe and abroad.
The portal offers users the possibility to learn more about eSec, security and all conected activities and interests to various related communities.
eSec's portal offers a wide range of services, including modules Creation of curiculum, Labour market, Events, Mobilities, Blogs, Students' Projects, Resources, Security journal.

Access to the eSec portal is provided from Žilina, Slovakia.


Access to, and use of, the eSEC portal and eSEC website constitutes acceptance of the following general terms and conditions.
Neither eSEC nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the website shall be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of User's access to, or use of, the website. The portal does not guarantee the accuracy of information provided by external sources and accepts no responsibility or liability for any consequences arising from the use of such data.
Though eSEC uses the best technical standards to control its site, material on this website may inadvertently include technical inaccuracies or other errors. We should be grateful if users could notify us of any errors or inaccuracies they may find. Please note that users browse and use the website at their own risk. eSec does not warrant that the functional aspects of the website will be uninterrupted or error free or that this website, or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. eSEC may change material on the site without prior notice.

Access and availability of service and links

The eSEC site may contain links and references to third-party websites. These are provided for the convenience and interest of users and on the part of eSEC this implies neither responsibility for, nor approval of, information contained in these websites. eSEC makes no warranty, either express or implied, as to the accuracy, availability or content of information, text, graphics which are not under the ”esecportal.eu” domain. eSEC has not tested any software located on other sites and does not make any representation as to the quality, safety, reliability or suitability of such software.

Personal data privacy

By accessing the eSEC website, certain information about users, such as internet protocol (IP) addresses, navigation through the site, software used and time spent, as well as other similar information, will be stored on eSEC servers. These will not specifically identify users and the information will be used internally for website traffic analysis only. If users provide unique identifying information, such as name, address and other information on forms stored on this site, this information will be used for statistical purposes only and will not be published or made available for general access.
eSEC does not sell or rent its website users' names, addresses, email addresses or other personal information.
If you are registered on the eSec database and would like your name to be removed, please click on the unsubscribe link and this will enable you to remove your details from eSec’s database.

Use of IP address

The IP address is a number that is automatically given to your computer when you are surfing on the internet. Servers and “big computers” that host web pages, automatically identify your computer through its IP number. eSEC uses IP addresses in order to carry out statistics, however, as IP addresses and personal identification are not linked to each other users remains anonymous.

Use of cookies

Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual hard drive for record-keeping purposes; passwords are not saved in cookies. Cookies help eSEC to know which pages are visited most often and helps eSEC to ensure that its website responds to user's needs.
If you do not wish to receive a cookie, or if you wish your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, you may use the option on your web browser to disable cookies. Click on the “help” section of your browser to learn how to change cookie preferences. However, please note that if you disable all cookies you may not be able to take advantage of all the features available on this website.
eSec does not use personal identification details transferred through cookies either for promotion or marketing purposes, nor will such information be shared with a third party.

Forums and discussions

From time to time the eSEC website contains bulletin boards, chat rooms, access to mailing lists and other message and communication facilities (collectively termed “forums”). Users agree to use forums only to send and receive messages and materials that are strictly related to the particular forum. When using an eSec forum users agree not to do any of the following:
Users may not download, distribute or otherwise publish through the eSec website any content which is libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive or in any way violates any laws.
Forums and blogs are for non-commercial use only. Users should not distribute or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation for funding, advertising or solicitation for goods or services without requesting and receiving prior written approval from eSEC.
Users shall not delete any author attributions, legal notices, proprietary designations or labels from any file that is downloaded nor falsify the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is downloaded.
eSEC does not and cannot review every message posted by users on forums and is not responsible for the content of any messages posted. eSEC reserves the right to delete, move or edit, at its sole discretion, messages that it deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation of copyright laws or unacceptable. Users shall remain solely responsible for the content of their messages.
Users acknowledge that any submissions may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted and displayed by eSEC.
Users should be aware that all forums, blogs and discussion groups are public and not private communications. Further, users acknowledge that chats, postings, conferences and any other form of communication by other users are not endorsed by eSec, and that such communications shall not be considered as having been reviewed, screened or approved by eSec.

Children's privacy

eSEC encourages parents or guardians to stay with children under 12 when the children are online and to participate in any interactive activities offered on the website. eSEC will not process any personal data of a child under 12 without the previous consent of a parent, guardian, teacher or other person exercising control of the child. No personal data or information will be used for promotional or marketing purposes.


The content of the eSec portal is protected by copyright and/or other applicable law. Users may copy, distribute, transmit, adapt, tweak, and build upon the content published at eSec portal. Users must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author. In no way are author's moral rights and rights the author and other persons may have either in the content itself or in how the content is used and/or where the content or any of its elements is in the public domain under applicable law, affected by these terms and conditions. By exercising any rights to the content of the eSec portal, user accepts and agrees to be bound by the Intelectual Property Agreement.

Intelectual Property Agreement

Use of eSEC logo

The image below show how the eSec logo may be used.

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This communication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

This project has been funded with the support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.