Terms and conditions of the Litikum webpage

1 Introductory notes

Welcome to the Litikum – Journal of the Lithic Research Roundtable website! This website (the “Site”) is owned and operated by the Editorial Team of the Litikum – Journal of the Lithic Research Roundtable (“Litikum” “We,” or “Us”). Our office is registered at Múzeum Krt 4/B, Budapest H-1088, Hungary. References to “you” or “your” shall be taken as references to users of the Site.

Please read these terms and conditions to ensure that you understand and agree to them, as they contain the legal terms and conditions that you are deemed to have agreed to whenever you use the Site. If you do not accept these terms and conditions you should not use this Site.

Please be aware of the fact that additional terms and conditions may apply to specific sections of the Site.

The purpose of this Site is to publish our e-journal, Litikum – Journal of the Lithic Research Roundtable (the “Journal” or “Litikum”) and our book series, Litikum Books in a platinum Open Access scheme. Other purposes are: to inform you about our journal and our other scientific or publishing activities and to share information about lithic studies and archaeology in general. All our activities through or in connection with our Site are non-profit, it does not involve purchasing acts or transfer of ownership.

2 Privacy

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3 Availability

Our Site is intended to be accessible without interruption, at all times, although we can not guarantee seamless availability. We reserve the right to suspend the Site at any time, without notice or liability. We reserve the right to monitor and limit access to this Site for any person at any time. If you are a person in a jurisdiction in which prohibitions or restraints apply to the information given at our Site, you must not access this Site.

4 Information on the website

We may delete or update any information on the Site, or change anything contained on the Site at any time, without notice and any liability to any person.

We reserve the right to alter these terms and conditions without notice. These modifications take effect once they are made publicly available on the Site.

5 Ownership and intellectual property rights

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The Site with its contents is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/. Concerning this license, in particular, you shall not incorporate any material from any part of the Site in any commercial work or publication, whether in hard copy or electronic or any other form, and no part of a page from this Site may be distributed or copied for any commercial purpose.

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6 Disclaimer of liability

You shall access and use this Site at your own risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we make no representations, undertakings, liability, or warranties about:

– any opinions and views expressed in the Litikum papers, as those are the opinions and views of the authors

– the accuracy, completeness, or suitability for any purpose of the contents expressed in the Litikum papers or in the Litikum website, including hyperlinks of contents placed in third-party websites, of which we do not have control

– any losses, actions, claims, proceedings, demands, costs, expenses, damages, and other liabilities whatsoever or howsoever caused arising directly or indirectly in connection with, about, or arising out of the use of the contents of the Litikum journal or Litikum website

You shall be liable to us for any loss or cost we suffer as a result of your use of this Site or any breach of these terms and conditions.

7 Applicable law

You and we agree to settle amicably any dispute concerning the interpretation or application of these Terms and Conditions and other issues sprouted from the use of the Litikum papers or the Litikum website. You agree that the courts of Hungary shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any disputes arising out of or in connection with these terms.