Terms and Conditions

  1. Introduction1. Overview of the website’s purpose

Welcome to www.airewb.org (“the Website”), the digital presence of the Western Balkans section of the AIRE Centre (Advice on Individual Rights in Europe), a specialist non-governmental organisation dedicated to advancing the application of European and international law. Established in 1993, The AIRE Centre has been at the forefront of promoting legal standards and ensuring the protection of individual rights across Europe.

The Website serves as an extension of this mission and vision, designed to provide accessible, reliable information and support. It caters to a diverse audience, including legal professionals, students, and anyone seeking clarity on their rights, offering guidance through the complexities of legal systems.

These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”), along with any documents they expressly incorporate by reference, regulate your access to and use of the Website. By accessing, browsing, or registering to use our Website, you accept these Terms in full. If you disagree with any part of these Terms, you must not use our Website.

Your engagement with the Website is also governed by:

  • Our Privacy Policy, which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us.


2. Acceptance of the terms

By accessing or using the Website, you confirm your agreement to these Terms and affirm your capacity to enter into this agreement. If you do not agree with these Terms, please refrain from using the Website.


  1. Organisation information

The Website is a site operated by the AIRE Centre. We are registered in England and Wales under charity number 1090336, with our registered office at Room 505, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square WC1B 5DR.


  1. Access to and changes to the website

Our Website is made available free of charge. We reserve the right at any time in the future to charge for use of our Website.

We do not guarantee that our Website, or any content in it, will always be available or uninterrupted.

We reserve the right (in our sole discretion) to suspend, discontinue or restrict the availability of the Website (or part thereof) for any reason or no reason at all. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any such suspension, discontinuation or restriction. You agree that the AIRE Centre will not be liable to you or to any third party for any suspension, discontinuation or restriction of the Website or any part thereof.

We do not guarantee that our Website, or any content in it, will always be free from errors or omissions. We reserve the right (in our sole discretion) from time to time to change the Website for any reason or no reason at all. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any major changes. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of any changes to these Terms constitutes acceptance of those changes. You agree that the AIRE Centre will not be liable to you or to any third party for any change to the Website or any part thereof.

You acknowledge and agree that the AIRE Centre will have no obligation to provide you with any support or maintenance in connection with the Website.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and that they comply with them.


  1. Intellectual Property Rights

    1. Copyright and database rights

    You acknowledge and agree that we are the sole owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights (including copyright and database rights) in our Website, and in all the content published on it and any selection or arrangement of such content. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All rights not expressly granted to you under these Terms are reserved by us (and/or our licensors).


    1. User content licensing to the website

    We hereby grant you a personal, limited, non-exclusive, revocable, non-sub licensable and non-transferable right to access and use our Website for your own personal, domestic, non-business purposes.

    You will not:

    • modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text;
    • and use any part of the content on our Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.


    1. Viruses

    We shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, bug, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Website or to your downloading of any content on the Website, or on any website linked to our Website.

    You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programs and platform in order to access our Website. You should use your own virus protection software.


    1. Linking

    You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

    You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

    You must not establish a link to our Website in any website that is not owned by you.

    Our Website must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of our Website other than the home page.

    The website in which you are linking must comply in all aspects with our Acceptable Use Policy.

    If you wish to make any use of content on our Website other than that set out above, please contact info@airewb.org.


    1. Third party links and resources in our website

    Where our Website contains links to other websites and services and/or displays advertisements of third parties:

    • These links and advertisements are not under our control and are provided for your convenience only. We do not review, approve, monitor, endorse, warrant, or make any representations with respect to links and advertisements. You use all links and advertisements at your own risk, and should apply a suitable level of caution and discretion in doing so.
    • When you click on any links and advertisements, the applicable third party’s terms and policies apply, including the third party’s privacy and data gathering practices.

    You should make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any transaction in connection with such links and advertisements. We assume no responsibility for the content of such websites or resources and we will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.


    1. Limitation of liability

    Nothing in these Terms shall be construed as excluding or limiting our liability for: (i) death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors; (ii) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or (iii) any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

    • We only provide our Website for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our Website for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity; and
    • If defective digital content that we have supplied damages a device or digital content belonging to you and this is caused by our failure to use reasonable care and skill, we will either repair the damage or pay you compensation. However, we will not be liable for damage that you could have avoided by following our advice to apply an update offered to you free of charge or for damage that was caused by you failing to correctly follow installation instructions or to have in place the minimum system requirements advised by us.


    1. Changes to Terms and Conditions

    We may amend these Terms from time to time by amending this page. Every time you wish to use our Website, please check this page to take note of any changes we have made. You are responsible at all times for complying with the current version of these Terms.


    1. Applicable laws

    These Terms, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by applicable laws in Western Balkans countries. 

    If any provision in these Terms is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, then it shall be deemed modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable. If such modification is not possible, the relevant provision shall be deemed deleted and the remainder of these Terms shall remain in full force and effect.


    1. Contact Information

    To contact us, please email info@airewb.org.