Terms of Use of YourAcademicInsight.com-YAI

Welcome to Your Academic Insight!

Your Academic Insight is a website (hereafter referred to as the “Website” ) developed and owned by Gherardo Liguori (hereafter referred to as the “Webmaster”).

The Website aims to collect and share articles on educational and work experiences, written by anyone and anywhere in the world, in order to help university students,  recent graduates  and whoever will need to be oriented to the academic or working world. Moreover, through this Website registered users will be able to interact with one another using the box for comments at the end of each article and, on request, they will be able to receive Your Academic Insight newsletter and be informed about contests for scholarships, new articles and educational events.

How to use this Website

Through this Website,  users will be able (i) to view  the contents posted by other users, (ii) to make comments on them and (iii) to ask for the publication of their own materials, including photos.

As regards the first point, basically no formalities are requested. Users,  browsing within the Website, will be free to view its contents , except for some articles which will only be previewed.

Users will have to register with the Website in order to interact with it and to view all the articles fully, to know the writers’ names, to leave comments and /or to ask for the publication of their articles.

Users can choose between two different options of registration, depending on the degree of interaction with the Website: standard or full.

Standard registration: standard registration allows users to view all the articles fully, to know the writers’ names and to make comments. For this type of registration, users are simply requested to provide their names, surnames and e-mails. Alternatively, instead of providing such data, users can log in via their Facebook account or LinkedIn. The user’s password will be initially assigned by the system, but can then be customized by the user.

Full Registration: full registration allows to interact 100% with the Website. In addition to what specified for basic registration, users can publish their contents and participate in the Website contests . For this type of registration users will have to provide more data than for the basic registration, such as, for example, their nationalities and the categories of interest.

After filling out their registration forms,  users will have to confirm their registrations by clicking the link that will receive the e-mail indicated at the time of registration.

Personal data will be treated in accordance with the law and with the regulations of the Website Privacy Policy.

In both types of registrations, users may request to receive YourAcademicInsight newsletter and be informed of new reviews or interviews, as well as scholarships, internships, educational events and, more generally, services or products of Partners for the categories of interest listed in the registration.

The user’s comments and contents

The user agrees not to post comments or contents that are libellous, defamatory, intimidating, threatening, pornographic, with incitement to hatred or violence, with images of nudity or strong and gratuitous violence and not to use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful, misleading, malicious or discriminatory.

Users will be solely responsible for any comments or contents they asked for publication and accept that the above mentioned may be used, viewed or downloaded by anyone anywhere in the world and may be indexed and can be associated with their names, surnames and their images. Users warrant that the Webmaster is entitled to post their comments and / or contents and that they also requested and obtained the consent of the people in the photos they sent.Users agree that in any case the Webmaster can use, for free, their comments and / or contents anywhere in the world. Users, therefore, agree with the publications  of their comments and contents, including photos, in the Website, in social network pages linked to the Website and possibly their use for promotional purposes of the Website itself.

Comments and contents posted by users as well as the information and data contained therein will not be used for any other purpose than their publication in the Website and in the pages of social networks related to the Website.

The Webmaster is not responsible for any comments and / or contents asked for publication by users. The Webmaster, in any case, is not supposed to monitor the user’s comments.

Without prejudice against the above mentioned, users acknowledge that the Website editors reserve the right to make minor changes to the contents whose publication is requested in order to ensure the quality standards of the Website  and not to publish contents against the law, public order or morality, or which otherwise may be offensive, damaging the image or reputation of others, racist or spam-like.

Users may, at any time, request assistance in removing and / or modifying their comments and contents available on the Website, but there will be no obligation for the removal and / or modification of the above-mentioned, except in observance of the law and / or an order of the competent authorities.

General restrictions on the use

The trademarks “youracademicinsight”, “YAI”, the logo and the design of the Website,  as well as the content available through the Website are owned by the Webmaster. The user agrees not to post, modify, distribute, sell, resell, exploit, or create derivative works of any part of the Website unless explicitly authorized by the Webmaster.

Disclaimer

This Website may contain typographical errors or incomplete, incorrect, inaccurate,or simply  not up-to-date information. For any request for modification and / or integration, please contact us using the appropriate link in the footer of each page.

This Website does not represent a newspaper as it is updated without any periodicity. It cannot therefore be regarded as a publishing product under the Law No.62 of 7.03.2001.

The user acknowledges that certain texts or images included in this Website are taken from the Internet and thus are to be considered in the public domain. If their publication violated any third party rights, their removal can be requested by contacting us via the link in the footer of each page. It will be removed as soon as possible.

The Webmaster is not responsible either for third party websites through links or for their contents that may be subject to change over time.

The presence of links on the Website to other websites does not imply that the Webmaster shares the views expressed in them and takes responsibility for materials therein published; such responsibility falls solely on the respective owners.

Where reference is made to associations, companies, events, sites or products, it is implicit that the Website is not connected to them, unless explicitly indicated as “Partners”.

The material published in the Website is provided such as it is, with no warranty express or implied . The Webmaster takes no responsibility  for damage to persons or property, direct or indirect, that may result from the use of this material.

Privacy Policy

Personal information collected through this Website will be processed electronically by the Webmaster in accordance with this privacy policy (hereinafter the Privacy Policy) written in accordance  with the legislative decree 196/2003 and subsequent amendments and additions.

When users visit this Website their personal data are not collected, but only the so-called navigation data (i.e. domain names or IP addresses) required for the proper functioning of the site.These data are collected by the Webmaster for statistical purposes, for example to determine the number of visits and the average time spent on the Website, anonymously, to improve the functionality of the Website. The above- mentioned data are stored in accordance with the applicable regulations.

The Webmaster processes navigation data as well as personal data voluntarily provided by the user during registration for the interaction with the Website or ,if desired, to receive the newsletter of the Website.

In particular, personal data are collected for the following purposes:

  1. to proceed to the user’s registration in the Website in order to interact with the Website and participate in the contests of the Website, as specified in the conditions of use;
  2. to receive the newsletter of the Website informing, for example, about new reviews or interviews, as well as scholarships, internships, educational events, and more generally, products or services of Partners for the categories of interest listed in the registration;

As regards the purposes referred to in point 1), personal data are required for registration, no consent is required for processing them. In case of refusal to provide such data, users will not be able to complete their registration in the Website and, depending on the type of registration, interact and participate in the contests of the Website. With reference to the purposes referred to in point 2), providing personal data is optional and in case of refusal this will not affect the possibility to register in the Website, but the user will not receive the newsletter and keep updated on the initiatives of the Website.

The user’s personal data will not be divulged or communicated to third parties, unless required by law or as a result of an order of an authority. Data will be stored within the European Union and for the time strictly necessary for the purposes for which they were collected.

The diffusion of personal data by means of comments posted by users must be understood as being directly attributed to the initiatives of users themselves, consequently no hypothesis of diffusion or transmission of the data can be attributed to the Webmaster.

The Website may contain links and connections to other websites or social networks. This Privacy Policy cannot be considered as valid towards the latter and the user is therefore advised to consult the information on the personal data processing  of such external sites before entering any personal information.

Users can at any time obtain: a) confirmation of the existence or not of personal data concerning themselves, even if not yet registered, and their communication in an intelligible form, b) information of the origin of personal data, processing purposes and methods as well as the logic applied in case of processing with electronic instruments; c) information about the identity of the holder; d) updating, correction, integration of data, as well as cancellation , transformation into anonymous form or blocking of data processed unlawfully, including data whose storage is unnecessary for the purposes for which the data were collected or subsequently processed. The person concerned,  pursuant to art. 7 of the Privacy Code, has also the right to oppose, for legitimate reasons, personal data processing , even if pertinent to the purpose of collection, as well as personal data processing in order to send the newsletter or for other purposes for which the consent was granted. All these rights can be exercised by writing to the Webmaster via the link provided in the footer of each page.

The use and access to the Website constitutes acceptance of these terms of use which the user is encouraged to inspect regularly, as conditions may be updated and / or amended at any time to the sole discretion of the Webmaster.

Cookies

This Website makes use of cookies. A cookie is a small amount of data sent by a web server to the user’s browser and then stored in the hard drive of the user’s computer. The cookie is recognized by the server which sent it whenever a subsequent connection is made. The cookie can be used for various purposes, including allowing the transmission of information, identifying the computer’s previous visits to the site or providing better navigation offers.

This Website uses cookies to allow the transmission of information through an electronic communication network, and for this purpose consent is not required. These cookies are automatically deleted at the end of the session.

Other types of cookies or similar technologies may be used from time to time by the Website to provide more advanced services and improve navigation. Cookies will be stored for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes they are used for.

The browsers available today (Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, Firefox, etc.) allow to control and even disable cookies, at any time, through the settings. Disabling cookies may result in the alteration or loss of some information or settings, change the reading experience of the Website, or make it more difficult to navigate.