Copyrights / Terms and Conditions

Copyrights policy

F-Interop collects different types of information about our users for four main reasons:

  • To provide a personalised experience unique to individual users
  • To contact you in connection with your application for any of our offerings, such as Open Calls, Open Innovation workshops and other similar activities
  • To help us monitor and improve our services
  • If we have permission from the user, to send them direct correspondence we think might be relevant to their interests.

General principles:

Published textual information can be freely reused by third party, provided that relevant credit is given to the source.
Logos, images, drawings and graphics require the agreement of the project (or its representative) to be reused by third parties. Logos, images and drawing published on the website can be freely used by the members of the consortium to publish articles. Acknowledgement to the project is expected and such resources should remain freely available for additional publications and dissemination activities by members of the consortium.

Specific case of use for standardization activities:

Whenever information or document from the project are formally presented to or shared with standards development organizations, such as the International Telecommunication Union, the shared content is automatically redefined and transformed into copyleft content that can be freely reused by any third party without any restriction.


Terms and Conditions

F-Interop website

The use of all pages on this website is subject to these terms and conditions. Access to certain pages of the site, or of other F-Interop websites linked from here, may be restricted or subject to further conditions of use as indicated.


The material available on this website is designed to provide general information only.

We strive to ensure all information on our site is accurate and up to date. However, the contents of the site are naturally subject to change so we cannot always guarantee the accuracy of all information on the site. You are responsible for checking the accuracy of relevant facts and opinions given on the site before entering into any commitment based upon them. The information provided on this site does not constitute legal or other professional advice.


Unfortunately we cannot guarantee that your use of this site will be free from error and/or uninterrupted. We take no responsibility or liability, so far as legally possible, for any damages including, but not limited to:

  • indirect or consequential damages;
  • damages for loss of opportunity or chance;
  • any damages arising from use or loss of use, data, or profits, whether in action of contract, negligence or other tortious action, arising out of, or in connection with, any information on the site or any other websites or the use thereof.

Computer viruses 

We have done our best to ensure this site is free from viruses. However, we cannot always guarantee this. You are responsible for installing adequate and up-to-date virus-checking software on your computer.

We take no responsibility or liability, so far as legally possible, for any viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, restrict, destroy, limit the functionality of or compromise the integrity of any computer software or hardware; or telecommunications equipment or other material which may be transmitted with or as part of the site.

Third party links 

Please note that the F-Interop website cannot be held responsible for the content of any pages referenced by an external link.

Privacy Statement 

The privacy statement contained in these pages covers the services provided by the F-Interop website.

The Data Controller for this website is F-Interop. The purpose of the privacy statement is to inform users of this website, which is managed by F-Interop, about:

  • What information is collected about them when they visit this site
  • How this information is used
  • If this information is disclosed
  • The ways in which we protect users’ privacy.

If this privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on these pages. Regularly reviewing this page ensures that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.

Information Confidentiality and Security 

Any information you provide will be held securely and in accordance with the Regulation (EC) N° 45/2001.

Your personal information will not normally be disclosed to third parties. In some circumstances however we may recommend you disclose your personal details to a third party so that they can provide a service you have requested, or fulfill a request for information.

Any information about you that we pass to a third party will be held securely by that party, in accordance with the Regulation (EC) N° 45/2001, and used only to provide the services or information you have requested.

You have a right to request a copy of your personal details at any time to check the accuracy of the information held. If you wish to do this, please contact us by filling in the contact form here.

Information we collect from visitors 

We may collect several kinds of information from visitors to the F-Interop website depending on the part of the site being visited: feedback, email enquiries, email addresses, site usage information and personal details such as your name and postal details if you sign up for the open call.

Feedback, comments and questions 

If you send a comment or enquiry to the F-Interop website, contact us by filling in the contact form here. It may not always be possible for us to provide the information requested ourselves.

In such circumstances we may recommend that you pass your enquiry to a partner organisation, so that they can fulfill your information request. In this instance we will respond to your enquiry initially and notify you of the correct direction for you to pursue your enquiry.


The F-Interopuses small amounts of data stored on your computer called ‘cookies’ to collect information about how visitors use the website. You can control what cookies, if any, are stored on your computer. If you want to restrict or block the cookies set byF-Interopyou can do this through your browser settings.

Log files 

Log files allow us to record visitors’ use of the site. F-Interop puts together log file information from all our visitors, which we may use to make improvements to the layout of the site and to the information in it, based on the way that visitors move around it. Log files do not contain any personal information about you.