Terms of use

THIS SITE IS OWNED, MANAGED AND PUBLISHED BY SSC / Svenska Rymdaktiebolaget (corporate registration number 556166-5836), P.O. Box 4207, SE-171 04 Solna, Sweden (hereinafter referred to as "SSC"). PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THEN PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS SITE. BY ENTERING THE SITE AND/OR BECOMING A MEMBER YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

1. Personal data

SSC collects and uses two types of data about users of its sites: (1) Personal Data - (names and addresses etc) via which it is possible to identify an individual from that information; and (2) Aggregated Data - being all other information that relates purely to generic statistics such as traffic flow and demographics.

By using this web site you also agree to the privacy policy which is to be interpreted as an integral part of these Terms of Use.

1.1 Personal Data

SSC will only collect, use and transfer Personal Data about you if you have consented to that collection, use and transfer, unless SSC believes that such action is necessary to (a) conform to legal requirements, (b) protect and defend its rights or property, (c) enforce this User Agreement, (d) provide you with the content and services of the web site, or (e) act to protect the interests of its users or others. 

1.2 Aggregated Data

Other non-personal information will be collected and used by SSC and may be transferred to third parties. Any such statistical or demographic information will not include personal details through which you could be identified. In addition to non-personal information given on your Registration Form, information is automatically collected about traffic around the web site. This is also only used in aggregate form and no individual registered user will be identified.

1.3 Cookies

Read about our use of cookies at http://www.sscspace.com/cookies.

1.4 Security

Security is paramount to SSC in respect of your data. We use a variety of software to ensure appropriate security and encryption.

You are obligated to keep your password and other non-public user data secret. You are responsible for all unauthorized use of you account to the extent you have failed to keep the information of your account secret.

1.5 User Account

By completing and submitting the registration form on this site you will be able to access discussion board with ability to comment and the blog system. By doing so, you will be providing SSC with certain data.

These data will be used to allowing you access to your account, for technical and managerial purposes and to monitor compliance with these terms and conditions and your use of the SSC web site.

You give your consent in the following way. By completing and submitting the Registration Form you automatically consent to SSC:

collecting the information that is on the Registration Form, and information about your movements around and use of this site and other SSC owned or managed sites, for the purposes described below.contacting you with relevant material, for example about your use or potential use of this site.transferring your Personal Data to other SSC companies (subsidiaries or affiliates), and to those SSC companies contacting you with other relevant material, for example about your use or potential use of this site or other SSC owned or managed sites.transferring your Personal Data to SSC's site franchise partner if this site is one which SSC publishes and manages for a third party franchise partner (e.g. a club or organisation), and to that franchise partner contacting you with other relevant material.transferring your Personal Data to any data processors that SSC has nominated to act as its agent for any of the above activities. The data will always remain under the control and direction of SSC.transferring your Personal Data to any country in which a SSC server is located for the purpose of providing you the web sites and services within SSC's network and for conducting the above activities.

You can unsubscribe from any of these services at any time by emailing SSC at info@sscspace.com.

2. Intellectual property rights in the content of the site

2.1 SSC Content

All material on the web site, unless otherwise stated, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, and software, is owned by SSC, and is protected by copyright and trade mark laws. You may not copy, modify, reproduce, republish, post, transmit or distribute in any way any material from this site including the underlying code and software, save as authorised by this agreement.

You are only authorised to use the web site and its contents for your personal, non–commercial use. This amounts to viewing the web site and printing off individual pages or sections for personal use.

2.2 User Content

Any content provided by you by, for example, posting messages to bulletin boards or chat forums, uploading files, inputting data, or engaging in any other form of communication through this service, although owned by you, is subject to a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted, world-wide licence allowing SSC to use, copy, sublicense, adapt, transmit, publicly perform or display any such content.

This licence does not apply to the message content of your personal email account, the privacy and integrity of which will be respected at all times.

2.3 Third Party Content

Materials used on the web site which are owned by a third party are the property of such third party. You may not copy, modify, reproduce, republish, post, transmit or distribute in any way any material from this site including the underlying code and software, save as authorised by this agreement. 

2.4 Links to third-party web sites

This web site may provide links to other third-party World Wide web sites or resources. SSC makes no representations whatsoever about any other web site which you may access through this web site. Because SSC has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that SSC is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, services or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojans and other items of a destructive or disruptive nature. References on this web site to any names, marks, products or services of any third parties or hypertext links to third party sites or information are provided solely as a convenience to you, and do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of, or affiliation with the third party or its products and services. SSC makes no representation or warranty as to any third party Content, products or services, and you agree that SSC shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such third-party Content, products or services available on or through any such site or resource.

3. SSC's obligations

SSC will use its reasonable endeavours to ensure that the web site and the facilities thereon is/are available at all times and that SSC supplied content on the web site is true, accurate and error free. However we do not guarantee this and provide no warranties or representations to this effect.

4. User obligations

You warrant that all content submitted or posted by you to the web site does not violate the rights of any third party, including, but not limited to, infringing intellectual property rights.

In relation to the web site and the Services, you may only use these for personal non-commercial purposes. You will ensure that all information provided on Registration Forms is accurate and kept up to date by using the "Modify" template as appropriate.  You agree to abide by all applicable national and international laws and regulations and are solely responsible for all acts or omissions that occur through your use of the services, including all activities that take place under your email account. You will at all times abide by the terms and conditions in the Terms of Use and in the Privacy Policy, including but not limited to abiding by the Code of Conduct below and the rules regarding Proprietary Rights.

5. Code of conduct

You understand and agree that SSC may review and delete any material or content, including but not limited to text, comment, message, photo or profile that in the sole judgment of SSC does not comply with this Agreement, applicable law or regulation, or which might be offensive, illegal or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of other users. SSC will regularly monitor the Services for inappropriate and illegal contents posted by the users. The number of users and amount of contents in the Services are very large, and therefore it is not possible for SSC to monitor all and every material posted on the Services. If illegal or inappropriate material or content escapes SSC's notice when monitoring, this is not to be seen as SSC approving of such material or content and SSC has no responsibility or liability for such material or content. SSC assumes no responsibility or liability for the conduct of users, including you, submitting any such material or content. It is very important that you report any illegal or inappropriate Contents that you become aware of to SSC on info@sscspace.com.

You are entirely responsible for the material or content that you publish or display or in any other way make available on or through any of the Services or in any other way transmitted to other Users. Material or content are not automatically reviewed by SSC before posted and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of SSC. SSC is not responsible for the accuracy and reliability of the material or content or other information provided by the users or any other information that you transmit to other users.

The list below is a partial list of the kind of Contents that is illegal or prohibited to post on or through the Services and the kind of activity that is illegal or prohibited on the Website and through your use of the Services. Note that the list cannot be made complete but should be regarded as a guideline to the spirit of what is prohibited.  SSC reserves the right to inspect and take appropriate legal action against anyone who infringes this prohibition, including but is not limited to, removing the offending material or content from the Services, terminating the membership of the violator and reporting to the appropriate law enforcement authorities. Prohibited material or content include, but are not limited to material or content that:

a) are offensive and promote racism, prejudice, hatred or physical harm  against any individual or group;

b) exploit people in a sexual or violent manner;

c) display pornographic, sexually explicit or violent material of any kind;

d) harasses or encourage harassment of another individual or group;

e) criminal activity such as drug dealing, trafficking, child pornography, fraud, obscene material, gambling, harassment, stalking, spamming, sending of harmful computer files, theft of trade secrets or intrusion of copyright or patent rights;

f) provides any street addresses, photograph of another person, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses or any other personal information of that kind without consent from that individual;

g) use any information from the Services in order to stalk, harass, abuse or harm another person;

h) promote information that you know is deceptive or phony or promote illegal activities or conduct that is insulting, obscene, threatening, derogatory or slanderous;

i) provide instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons or fireworks or creating or distributing computer viruses, etc;

j) promote an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's or company's copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to such, providing information to evade copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or video or links to pirated music- or video files;

k) contain restricted or password only access pages not linked to from another accessible page or hidden pages or images;

l) ask for passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users;

m) involve commercial activities and/or sales without our prior consent such as advertising, contests, barter, sweepstakes, or pyramid schemes;

n) involve the transmission of junk mail, chain letters, or unsolicited mass mailing or spamming etc;

o) filmmaker or band profiles that uses sexually suggestive imagery or any other unjust, false or deceiving material or content intended to draw traffic to the profile;

p) contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell contents or services to a specific user without their prior explicit consent;

q) covering or concealing the banner advertisements on your personal profile page or any other SSC page;

r) contain political or religious propaganda;

s) any automated use of the Service, such as using scripts to add friends;

t) interfering with, disrupting or creating an undue burden on the Services or the networks or services connected to the Services;

u) pretending to be another user or person;

v) using the account of another user or disclosing or transferring your password to any third party or allowing any third party to have access to your account; or

w) using the Services in a way that intentionally or unintentionally violates any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.

6. Proprietary rights in contents

By displaying or publishing any material or content such as texts, files, messages, photos, video, images, sounds, profiles, works of authorship or any other materials ("Contents") on or through the services provided by SSC, you grant to SSC a fully-paid, non-exclusive, and royalty-free), worldwide license to use, modify copy, translate, adapt, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, reproduce, store and distribute such Contents on and through the Services or in media that are partners to SSC. . This license will come to an end at the time you remove such Contents from the Services and upon your notification to SSC.com. Regardless of this, a residual or back-up copy of the Contents posted may remain on the servers after you have removed the Contents from the Services, and SSC maintains the rights to those copies. You warrant and represent that you own the Contents posted by you or otherwise have the right to grant the above described license. Furthermore, you warrant and represent that the posting of your Contents on or through the Services does not violate the copyrights, publicity rights, contract rights, privacy rights or any other rights of any person or company. You agree to pay for all fees, royalties and any other duty owed to any person or company by reason of any Contents posted by you to or through the Services.

The Services contain Contents of SSC which are protected by intellectual property right laws and regulations and other laws. SSC owns and maintains all rights in the Contents and the Services. SSC hereby grants you a revocable, limited, non sub-licensable license to display and reproduce SSC Contents exclusively for your personal use in connection with using the Services and viewing the Website. Such a license does not include any software code or other similar Contents.

The Services contain Contents from users or members and other SSC licensors. You are prohibited to copy, display, publish, distribute, broadcast or in any other way forward or sell any Contents appearing on or through the Services if the Contents is not provided by you.

7. SSC's rights

SSC shall be entitled to discontinue the website services or any of the additional community services, or to disable any particular user's account or access rights at any time with no notice. You agree that SSC, in its sole discretion, may terminate or restrict your use or access to this Site (or any part thereof) for any reason, including, without limitation, that SSC believes you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms of Use, or the terms and conditions, or any other rules contained within the SSC web site.

In relation to any service provided on this web site, SSC may terminate such account for inactivity, being a failure to log in to the service 30 days or later after registration and, subsequently, a failure to use the account for 30 days since your last log-on. In addition, SSC may delete content in user account after 30 days. SSC shall have no obligation to maintain any content in your account or to forward to you or any third party.   

SSC shall have the right (but not the obligation) to monitor any publicly posted material and to, without notice edit, delete or remove any material postings or comments that it deems inappropriate or otherwise in violation of this agreement.

8. Disclaimer of warranty

SSC DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE AVAILABILITY, USE, TIMELINESS, SECURITY, VALIDITY, ACCURACY, OR RELIABILITY OF, OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF, OR OTHERWISE RESPECTING, THE CONTENT OF THE SITE OR ANY OTHER WEB SITES LINKED TO OR FROM THE SITE. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL, OR USE OF THIS SITE. THE CONTENT OF THE SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND ON AN "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, SSC DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR OTHER VIOLATION OF RIGHTS. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SSC SHALL BE DEEMED TO ALTER THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY, OR TO CREATE ANY WARRANTY.

9. Limitation of liability

SSC WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT OR LINKS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RELATED TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DEFECTS, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, LINE FAILURE, AND ALL OTHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES EVEN IF SSC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, SSC'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT OR LINKS, SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO ACCESS THIS SITE AND IF YOU HAD NO COSTS ACCESSING THE SITE THEN MAXIMUM EUR TEN (€10).

10. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify SSC in respect of any liability or any costs, loss of profits, loss of data, or consequential losses arising from a breach by you of any of the terms of this agreement.

11. Changes to the terms and conditions

SSC reserves the right to change any or all of these terms and conditions with thirty (30) days notice.

Notice will be posted on SSC's website. If you have registered an account on the SSC web site the notice will also be e-mailed to you. If you do not agree to the changed terms of use you must request a removal of your account before the end of the thirty (30) days notice period and stop any and all use of the web site.

12. Jurisdiction

This User Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Sweden, without regard to conflicts of laws principles, and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Swedish Courts.

If any provision(s) of the User Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties with the other provisions remaining in full force and effect.

SSC's failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the User Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by SSC in writing.