By completing the Registration Form or domain name renewal process you agree to become a party to this Agreement with the zone operator (EEDRL) and acknowledge and agree that:
a) you have read, understood and agree to be bound by all terms and conditions of this Agreement, the Privacy Statement and the Application Form Disclaimer (the “Agreement Documents”) (available on the EEDRL website https://domains.edu.eu);
b) you have read, understood and agree to be bound by all the policies for the EDU.EU domain as amended from time to time (collectively, the “Published Policies”) that are or may be: ratified by zone operator as EDU.EU policies and published by the EEDRL from time to time (available on the EEDRL website: https://domains.edu.eu ).
c) Subject to determination of your eligibility according to the EDU.EU Registration Policy, the EEDRL may grant you an exclusive licence to use your EDU.EU domain name;
d) If an agent (such as an Internet Service Provider or an employee) ordered the Service on your behalf, you are bound as a principal by all terms and conditions of this Agreement;
e) You do not own your .EDU.EU domain name. Instead you hold a licence to use your .EDU.EU domain name for a specified period of time provided such use is in accordance with this Agreement and the Published Policies;
f) Zone operator may terminate the registration of your domain name should you cease to meet the eligibility criteria prescribed in the Published Policies for your .EDU.EU domain name;
g) Should your EDU.EU domain name registration be terminated by the zone operator, your licence to use your EDU.EU domain name will be revoked immediately upon such termination;
h) The EDU.EU Domain Management Committee or EDU.EU zone operator (EEDRL) may change the Published Policies from time to time. Where they are changed, they will be posted on the EEDRL’s website (https://domains.edu.eu) ;
i) all personal information pertaining to your EDU.EU domain name is held by the zone Operator for the benefit of the users of .EDU.EU domain;
j) subject to the Agreement Documents and the Published Policies: the zone operator has the right to publicly disclose to third parties all information relating to your EDU.EU domain name;
The zone operator has the right to collect, all information which is reasonably required by the zone Operator in order to register a domain name in the zone; and the zone Operator may publicly disclose to third parties, all information relating to your .EDU.EU domain name to enable the zone Operator to maintain a public WHOIS service;
k) The zone operator may apply additional terms and conditions to bulk registration services; The zone operator may take any action in relation to your .EDU.EU domain name in order to comply with court orders directed against you and / or your .EDU.EU domain name registration.
2.1. In addition to the obligations contained in the Agreement Documents or the Published Policies, you:
a) must not use your EDU.EU domain name in a manner that violates any state, national or international law or regulation;
b) must not use your EDU.EU domain name in a manner that contravenes the Published Policies;
c) will immediately notify the zone operator of any unauthorised use of your EDU.EU domain name;
d) must not resell, rent, lease or grant a security interest in your EDU.EU domain name;
e) must: provide certain, true, current, complete and accurate information as required by
i. - the domain name registration process or the Registrar;
ii - maintain and update this information as needed to keep it current, complete and accurate for the duration of the registration; and
iii - respond within fourteen (14) calendar days to inquiries from the Registrar concerning the accuracy of this information;
f) must immediately notify the zone operator if you cease to meet the eligibility criteria prescribed in the Published Policies for your domain name;
g) must not, directly or indirectly, through registration or use of your EDU.EU domain name or otherwise:
i - Register the domain name for the purpose of selling it;
ii - Register your .EDU.EU domain name for the purpose of diverting trade from another business or website;
iii - cause a person or body accessing your .EDU.EU domain name to be automatically redirected to another domain name (either in the .EDU.EU domain or another domain) which is operated by or on behalf of a person or body which is not eligible to register a .EDU.EU domain name within the Published Policies;
iv - deliberately register misspellings or another entity’s company or brand name in order to trade on the reputation of another entity’s goodwill;
v - register your .EDU.EU domain name and then passively hold it for the purpose of preventing another registrant from registering it;
vi - purport to transfer an ownership right in the .EDU.EU domain name or its registration;
vii - grant or purport to grant your .EDU.EU domain name as security or
viii - encumber or purport to encumber your .EDU.EU domain name registration.
3.1 The Zone operator reserves the right to determine whether you meet the eligibility criteria prescribed in the Published Policies relevant to your .EDU.EU domain name.
REGISTRATION PERIOD AND RENEWAL
4.1 - Your .EDU.EU domain name registration is renewable for successive terms subject to compliance with this Agreement and the Published Policies.
4.2 - Any registration renewal is subject to these terms and conditions, payment of applicable registration fees at the time of renewal and the domain zone Operator's Mandatory Terms and Conditions Policy acceptance of your .EDU.EU domain name registration. The Registrar will provide you with notice in advance of the renewal as specified in the .EDU.EU Registration Policy.
4.3 - You are solely responsible for ensuring your registration is renewed. The Registrar will have no liability to you or any third party in connection with such renewal, including any failure or errors in renewing the registration, and any consequences of such failure or errors.
TRANSFER OF REGISTERED DOMAIN NAME
5.1 - You can only transfer a licence to use a .EDU.EU domain name to another party in the circumstances set out in the EDU.EU Transfers (Change of Registrant) Policy.
6.1 - The fees payable for registering your .EDU.EU domain name, and the methods by which such fees may be paid, will be notified to you prior to or at the time you register for your .EDU.EU domain name. The fees will be those specified in the .EDU.EU Pricing on Registrar website.
6.2 - The fees payable for registering a .EDU.EU domain name are, unless otherwise stated, exclusive of VAT, any taxes that apply to such fees is payable by you at the same time and in the same manner as the fees themselves.
6.3 - The Registrar or zone operator may cancel the .EDU.EU domain name registration if payment of such fees (or any applicable tax) is not received or cannot be processed for any reason.
6.4 Zone operator reserves right to review pricing anytime with or without prior notice.
7.1 - You agree that if a dispute arises with any third party regarding your EDU.EU domain name, you will indemnify and hold the zone operator (EEDRL) harmless from any loss or liability arising from such dispute.
7.2 - If the zone operator (EEDRL) is notified that a dispute has resulted in a complaint being filed with a judicial or administrative body regarding your use of the Service, you agree not to make any changes to your .EDU.EU domain name record without the prior approval of the zone operator. The zone operator may not allow you to make changes to your .EDU.EU domain name record until the zone operator:
a) is directed to do so by the judicial or administrative body; or
b) receives notification by you and the other party to the dispute that the dispute has been settled.
8.1 - You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the zone operator (EEDRL) and its affiliated bodies, officers and employees ("Affiliated Parties"), from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees and expenses, made by any third party due to or arising out of:
a) your use of the Service;
b) your violation of the Agreement Documents or the Published Policies;
c) your infringement of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity; or
d) any threatening, libellous, obscene, harassing or offensive material contained in any communication by you.
8.2 - If the zone operator is threatened with suit or sued by a third party in relation to your .EDU.EU domain name, the zone operator may seek written assurances from you concerning how you will indemnify the zone operator.
9.1 - To the maximum extent permitted by law, neither the zone operator nor its related bodies will be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any character, whether under tort (including negligence), contract or otherwise, nor for damages resulting from any matter or thing relating to your application for registration of your EDU.EU domain name, the registration of your EDU.EU domain name or the rejection of the registration of your EDU.EU domain name including without limitation:
a) the use of or the inability to use the Service;
b) loss or liability resulting from access delays or access interruptions;
c) loss or liability resulting from data non-delivery or data mis-delivery;
d) loss or liability resulting from the unauthorised use or misuse of your password;
e) loss or liability resulting from errors, omissions or misstatements in any and all information or Service provided under this Agreement;
f) loss or liability relating to you or the zone operator deleting or failing to store communications relating to the Services;
g) loss or liability resulting from the development or interruption of your website;
h) loss or liability resulting from the deletion or termination of your EDU.EU domain name;
i) loss or liability that you may incur in connection with the processing of your application for the Service or the processing of any authorised modification to your EDU.EU domain name record; or
j) loss or liability as a result of the application of Section 7 (Third Party Disputes).
9.2 - To the maximum extent permitted by law, the maximum aggregate liability of the zone operator and its related bodies (whether under tort (including negligence), contract or otherwise) in any licence period is limited to the fees paid by you under this Agreement during that licence period.
9.3 Nothing in this Agreement excludes, restricts or modifies any condition, warranty, right or remedy implied or imposed by any statute or regulation which cannot lawfully be excluded, restricted or modified, which may include the Law and corresponding provisions of State, Territory or International legislation which contain provisions including implied terms and warranties which operate to protect the purchasers of goods and services in various circumstances. If any condition or warranty is implied into this Agreement under the Law or any State, Territory or International legislation and cannot be excluded, and the zone operator is able to limit your remedy for a breach of such a condition or warranty, then the liability of the zone operator for breach of the condition or warranty is limited to one or more of the following at the zone operator's option:
a) in the case of services, the supplying of the services again, or the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.
10.1 - By applying for the registration of your EDU.EU domain name, or by requesting renewal of your EDU.EU domain name registration, you represent and warrant that:
a) the statements made in your registration or renewal application form are complete and accurate, including those relating to your eligibility for a EDU.EU domain name;
b) whilst your EDU.EU domain name is registered, you meet, and continue to meet, the eligibility criteria and allocation rules prescribed in the Published Policies for registering a domain name;
c) your registration of your EDU.EU domain name does not infringe upon or otherwise violate the rights of any third party (it is your responsibility to determine whether your EDU.EU domain name registration infringes or violates someone else's rights);
d) you are not registering your EDU.EU domain name for an unlawful purpose;
e) you have the requisite power and authority to execute and to perform the obligations in this Agreement; and
f) you agree that use of the Service is solely at your own risk.
11.1 Subject to this Section, the zone operator may suspend or terminate your licence to use the EDU.EU domain name for any of the reasons outlined in the table below:
Table 1: Licence termination