I. General provisions

These Terms and Conditions constitute a CONTRACT between the users and the Defense and Security Research Center (DSRC), which entitles the users to use the services of the site for personal and non-commercial purposes free of charge, subject to the conditions below.

By accessing (uploading) the website, users agree to be bound by these terms and conditions and any subsequent changes thereto, and undertake to abide by them. If a user does not agree with all the conditions below, the user should not use the content provided on the page.

Users are only allowed to use the site for personal/non-commercial purposes.

II. Basic terms

For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, the following terms are used with the following meanings:

"USER" is any person who uses the content of the page.

"CONTENT" is the entire information provided by the DSRC on the page, to which users have access via a web browser and/or (other software).

"THIRD PARTY MALICIOUS ATTACKS" - actions or omissions of third parties that are in conflict with the rules of Internet ethics, including but not limited to DoS (Denial of Service), server intrusion, deface, data theft and more.

"DIRECT MARKETING" - the offering of goods and services by users through publications, by mail, by telephone or in another direct way, as well as a researches on the offered goods and services on behalf of the DSRC or its attributes, such as but not limited to symbols, endorsements, etc.

III. Copyrights and other site-related terms

1. All intellectual property rights in the information resources and materials published on the site are protected by the current Bulgarian Copyright and Related Rights Act, and their use without a written consent of the DSRC is an offense and involves civil, administrative, criminal liability in accordance with the Bulgarian legislation.

2. It is permitted to use RSS feeds for automatic aggregation of content from other sites whose address is specified in the meta information of an /any part of the DSRC website and may be republished or aggregated on other sites without explicit permission. Any publication in a format other than a web site (such as a public display) requires a written permission from the CIO. If the other sites use the picture attached to the RSS feed, it must be accompanied by the title, the first 500 characters of the text and the author.

3. Unauthorized access, disturbance and/or interference to the work of this site and any attempts for its unauthorized modification and/or modification of the information published on this site is a crime and is punishable under the Criminal code of the Republic of Bulgaria.

IV. Privacy

DSRC is committed to ensuring the privacy of information containing personal data provided by users online by accessing the content of the page and/or by any other means (e.g. by e-mails, telephone calls, etc.). Disclosure is only possible in cases where the user has personally submitted the data in fields with public access, including but not limited to articles, as well as when information is required by government institutions or officials authorized by the law to request and collect information containing personal data and in compliance with the statutory order.

V. Liability limitations

DSRC applies every effort to maintain true, accurate and up-to-date the information on this site, without excluding the possibility of objectionable inconsistencies or omissions, including such because reasons beyond the control of the authors of the publications. DSRC is not in any way responsible for the consequences and any damage caused by or in any way connected with the access, use or inability to use this page and the content published on it. All information on this site is provided in accordance with applicable Bulgarian legislation, without guarantee from DSRC for its integrity and security against malicious third party attacks.
DSRC preserves the right to change the content of information posted on the site or to suspend it from publication without prior notice and/or subsequent notification and explanation of the reasons.

CIO is not responsible for the subjective perceptions and interpretation of the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of the information resources on this page.
Each user has the right to freely review, use and distribute the information from this site while such information must be used without meaningful editorial intervention, DSRC is mentioned as the source, and an active link to DSRC site is added. Any unauthorized use of information owned by the DSRC is an offense in accordance with applicable Bulgarian legislation. Access to this site is completely free. All costs associated with making connections to the Internet are at the expense of the users.

DSRC has the exclusive rights to the design, structure and content of the site as the subject of copyright. No part of this page and content contained therein can be copied, reproduced, modified, and/or distributed in any way and regardless of the means without the written consent of DSRC.

DSRC reserves the right to restrict or prohibit the access of individuals to the page using the IP addresses they use. Persons who are banned from accessing the site and/or parts of it should not access the site. DSRC does not bear any responsibility in cases where third parties and/or persons are affected by limited and/or prohibited access to the site through an IP address.

DSRC is not responsible for the information (including its completeness and credibility) contained on sites to which this page contains references.

DSRC is entitled to compensation for any damages, expenses and claims of third parties that result from violation of these terms and conditions and/or unauthorized use of the services on the site.

VI. Services requiring registration

DSRC preserves the right to grant access to certain information resources under additional non-specified here terms, including, but not limited to, paid registration, paid access, etc. When a registration is required, the users are obliged to provide complete, true and accurate information in the registration forms/profile settings.
DSRC preserves the right to decide whether to grant profile (account) to a user and/or to remove or restrict user profiles, which DSRC considers to be unacceptable, and if there is reasonable suspicion of violation of these Terms or other conditions regulating the access of users to a certain informational resource.

DSRC preserves the right to modify the provision of content on the site and its use by users.

The user agrees not to:

a) Formulate, send or transmit in any other way content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, causing anxiety, injury, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, slandering, violating the privacy of others or unacceptable in terms of racial, ethnic or other reasons;

b) Inflicts harm to children in any possible way;

c) Represent a person or a group of people, including but not limited to: a representative of the DSRC;

d) To formulate, send or otherwise transmit content that infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary right of any party;

e) To formulate, send or otherwise transmit unauthorized promotional materials, junk mail, spam, "chain letters", directed by alias or redirect subdomains, "pyramid schemes," or any other form of client solicitation;

f) To formulate, transmit, publish or otherwise transmit materials containing computer viruses or other computer codes, files or programs designed to interrupt, disrupt or restrict the functioning of computer software, hardware or telecommunications equipment;

g) To disrupt the normal operation of other users of DSRC services, including to influence in any other way that negatively affects the ability of other users to use the information published on this site;

h) To obstruct the provision of information or subverts operation of servers or networks connected to the site; to not comply with the requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to DSRC;

i) Intentionally or unintentionally to violate local, national, or international laws;

j) To pursue or otherwise abuse another user(s);

k) To collect and use unauthorized personal information for other users.

VII. Other terms

DSRC has the right to change the technology and design of the page and its content without prior notice.

DSRC does not guarantee that the flow of information to and from the site will not be tracked and recorded by third parties.

VIII. Changes

DSRC reserves the right to make changes to these Terms and conditions, as well as to other terms and conditions at any time, by publishing these changes in a timely manner.

VIII. These General Terms and conditions shall enter into force on 15 July 2017.

Last updated on 14 July 2017.

Note: The Bulgarian version of this Terms shall be used as reference if necessary.

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