Legal notices and General Conditions of use

Legal notice and General Conditions of Use

This website provides ERA-Net Smart Energy Systems (ERA-Net SES) related and business relevant information.

ERA-Net Smart Energy Systems (consisting of ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus and ERA-Net Integrated Regional Energy Systems) receives funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreements no. 64039 and no. 775970.

B.A.U.M. Consult GmbH on behalf of the ERA-Net SES initiative reserves the right to modify without notice these General conditions. Final users could always look up the up-to-date text of the general conditions on this website. In any case access to the site and the use of its tools shall be considered as an integral acceptance of the General Conditions.

Users may access the site for the User's personal use. Users cannot modify, use, copy, distribute, transfer, reproduce, publish, licence, sell or use the information, software, products or services obtained or available through the site for commercial purposes.

All information provided on this website has been prepared and verified to the best of our knowledge and judgement. However, Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie or B.A.U.M. Consult GmbH can assume no liability for the up-to-dateness, correctness or completeness of the information provided here. 


All texts, graphic and software of this site are protected by the relevant copyright, patents and intellectual property rights legislation. Every product or company mentioned in this site are trade mark of their respective owners and may be protected by patents and/or copyright.

Rights concerning the texts and signed contributions (data banks, scientific collections, comments and doctrines) belong to the respective authors.

None of the materials provided on this web site may be used, reproduced or transmitted, in whole or in part, in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording or the use of any information storage and retrieval system, except for personal use, without permission in writing from the publisher.

Use of the Site

This Service is available "as is". Under no circumstances shall Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie or B.A.U.M. Consult GmbH be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense incurred or suffered that is claimed to have resulted from the use of this Site, including, without limitation, any information, fault, error, omission, interruption or delay with respect thereto.

Report of errors

The purpose of this site is to provide accurate information: users are invited to report any error or bad functioning regarding both informative pages or interactive services.

Access to external links

Under no circumstances shall Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie or B.A.U.M. Consult GmbH (and/or its administrators) be liable for any information obtained by users through the access to external sites accessible through a link contained in the ERA-Net SES website.

As a consequence, only the administrators of the external sites are responsible for the completeness and accuracy of them, under the respective conditions of access.
The site includes hyper textual links and other Internet resources provided by B.A.U.M. Consult GmbH partners or third Party.

The publication of hyper textual links in the site is made for informative purposes and should be considered as a reference for the users' surfing not entailing any acknowledgment or approval of the external site and their contents by Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie or B.A.U.M. Consult GmbH.

Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie or B.A.U.M. Consult GmbH does not exercise control over the contents, information, services and/or products provided by the external linked sites and under no circumstances shall they be liable for the truthfulness, accuracy and up-dating of the information published therein.

Except as otherwise provided, the publication of a hyper textual link to other Internet sources does not imply any association agreement and/or franchising between Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie or B.A.U.M. Consult GmbH and the administrators of the external linked sites.

Privacy Policy

Users guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy and updating of the personal data and information provided during the registration to newsletters. Users authorize B.A.U.M. Consult GmbH to verify the truthfulness of the data and information provided and undertake to cooperate with B.A.U.M. Consult GmbH administrators to this end.

User's personal data (requested to access to services) will not be transfer to third parties outside of the ERA-Net SES consortium. They will be used only for communication purposes concerning the site and its contents and to send relevant periodical information.

If the personal data are collected for institutional activities, the public administration is not obliged to ask the consent of the user.


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The information created by the cookie (including your shortened IP address) is transmitted to our server and stored for an analysis helping us to optimise our website. Your IP address is anonymised instantly, so you remain anonymous to us. All data about your usage of this website created by the cookie will not be transferred to third parties.

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