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The Luxembourg Cluster Portal, the Luxembourg Manufacturing Cluster, the Luxembourg BioHealth Cluster, the Luxembourg EcoInnovation Cluster, the Luxembourg Space Cluster and the Luxembourg ICT Cluster (the “Cluster Websites”) have been created by the Luxinnovation economic interest grouping ("Luxinnovation").

Luxinnovation GIE
5, avenue des Hauts Fourneaux
L-4362 Esch-sur-Alzette
Publisher : Luxinnovation GIE
Email : info@clusters.lu

Luxinnovation has placed at your disposal on the Cluster Websites various products and services, information, documents (the "Services") subject to the terms and conditions in this document (the "Terms and Conditions of Use") to facilitate the public's access to information relating to the Clusters. Some of these services are reserved for registered members.

By accessing and navigating this website, you accept the following conditions. Luxinnovation reserves the right to change the Terms and Conditions of Use at any time, particularly but not exclusively to include terms and conditions relating to any new services. Use of the Cluster Websites will be subject to the most recent version of the Terms and Conditions of Use available on the Cluster Websites at the time of use. Furthermore, use of the Services may still be subject to special conditions which will be indicated at the time of their use. These special conditions form part of the Terms and Conditions of Use. Non-observance of any of the Terms and Conditions of Use automatically denies you of your right to use the Cluster Websites.

Notwithstanding the remarks made above and the limitations of liability laid down below, Luxinnovation undertakes to do its utmost to offer a service in line with that proposed on the Cluster Websites in order to provide correct and up-to-date information. However, the service is provided as a means and cannot guarantee results.

Limitation of liability

You gain access to the Cluster Websites via the Internet's communication networks. You declare that you recognise and accept the risks. You must protect yourself against the effects of computer piracy by using an adapted and secure computer configuration, and in particular by means of virus detection and inoculation software updated on a regular basis. Luxinnovation will not be held responsible for any damage you may suffer, directly or indirectly, as a result of your navigation on the Cluster Websites. Furthermore, Luxinnovation will not be held responsible for any use that can be made by third parties of information provided on the Cluster Websites.
Luxinnovation will not assume any responsibility for Services, which are of a purely informative nature. Luxinnovation's aim is to disseminate exact and up-to-date information from various sources, however, it cannot safeguard against all risks of material errors. None of the information published on the Cluster Websites claims to be exhaustive. Legal texts, various sections and other items on subjects made accessible to the general reader published on the Cluster Websites are for information purposes only and do not, in any way, represent an exhaustive and exact source of information. Only officially published texts are authentic. Equally, the items and translations featured are for information purposes and do not claim to be exhaustive and exact.

Moreover, Luxinnovation cannot guarantee potential contacts from involvement in the Technology Market. Therefore, Luxinnovation cannot take any responsibility regarding such involvement.

Luxinnovation reserves the right to halt, at any time, all or part of the Services provided.

Luxinnovation will do its utmost to limit as far as possible inconveniences caused by any technical or material errors. However, some of the Cluster Websites’ Services may experience errors, making it impossible to guarantee that the Services will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. Luxinnovation declines all responsibility regarding any such problems that may result from use of the Cluster Websites.

Even where Luxinnovation validates for readability the information available on the Cluster Websites, it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information you view. Results obtained from research are given without guarantee, particularly because they are in respect of the research criteria that you apply. Such results are not in any way binding upon Luxinnovation and cannot form the basis of any dispute.

Intellectual property

The Cluster Websites, all their features and Services are protected by the laws on intellectual property, in particular the laws on copyright and trademarks.

Unless otherwise indicated, Luxinnovation will not grant any licence or permit relating to the intellectual property rights that it has on the Cluster Websites, their features or Services and no duplication of the Services, total or partial, in any form or by any means whatsoever, is allowed without the prior written consent of Luxinnovation.

Unless otherwise indicated in any place on the Cluster Websites, you are authorised to consult, download and print the documents and information available under the following terms and conditions:

  • documents and information must not be changed in any way whatsoever;
  • documents and information must not be disseminated outside the Cluster Websites.

The rights granted to you above represent a right of use and, under no circumstances, a transfer of rights, property or other resources relating to the Cluster Websites. Furthermore, this user licence does not cover the Cluster Websites’ layout.

Hyperlinks and linked sites

Unless expressly authorised by Luxinnovation, only standard surface links to the Cluster Websites’ homepage (indicating only the Cluster Websites’ URL), as opposed to deep links, are allowed.

Unless expressly authorised by Luxinnovation, the Cluster Websites must not be integrated, in any way whatsoever, either completely or partially, into another Internet website, for instance by means of framing techniques or inlining.

Luxinnovation does not systematically check the content of the websites linked to the Cluster Websites. Therefore, it cannot be responsible for the content on other Internet websites, whether regarding its legality or the accuracy of the information presented.

Furthermore, Luxinnovation cannot in any way guarantee that the hyperlinks on the Cluster Websites are exhaustive.

Personal data

Any personal data relating to you or your company or research centre that you supply on the Cluster Websites (the "Data") will be treated in accordance with the law on personal data protection of 2 August 2002 ("Loi relative à la protection des personnes à l’égard du traitement des données à caractère personnel").

When using some of the Cluster Websites’ Services, such as Registration, you will possibly be required to provide, using the relevant forms, Data, such as your name, postal address, e-mail address, country and place of residence as well as comprehensive Data and information on your company and its activities.

Luxinnovation GIE, in charge of the process, will process the Data with the sole aim of enabling you to use the various tools for information purposes, sending newsletters and achieving its mission of promoting innovation and research. Your Details will not be used for other purposes and will not be kept in our systems beyond the period necessary to achieve these aims. Luxinnovation will thus keep the Data as long as you are registered and after you deregister until statistics for the calendar year of your deregistration are issued. You are not obliged to supply the Data, however, some of the Cluster Websites’ Services can only be used effectively if the Data have been provided.

Luxinnovation reserves the right to pass on your the Data to other public or semi-public organisations offering a public service in Luxembourg or the European Union, provided this is in the interests of promoting innovation and research in Luxembourg. With your prior consent, or if the law or a competent authority requires it, Luxinnovation will treat the Data in a different manner. Luxinnovation will take all reasonable precautions to ensure the security of the Data. However, it cannot remove all the risks involved with using the Internet. When you supply the Data, therefore, you must be aware that other Internet users may get to see them.

In accordance with the law, you also have the right to object to any Data processing that concerns you. To exercise this right, you can contact Luxinnovation by e-mail at or by post at:

Luxinnovation GIE
5, avenue des Hauts Fourneaux
L-4362 Esch-sur-Alzette
Email : info@clusters.lu 

Privacy

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).  Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. 
Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.  By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Applicable law

Any dispute relating to use of the Cluster Websites will be subject to Luxembourg law and the exclusive jurisdiction of Luxembourg law courts.