The ECS maintains this website to enhance public access to information about the Energy Charter Treaty, the Energy Charter Process and the activities of the Energy Charter Secretariat (hereafter “the Information”).
The ECS provides the Information (including the ECS website) on an “as is” and “as available” basis. The ECS’ goal is to keep this Information accurate and complete, but it makes no representations, guarantees or warranties (express, implied or otherwise) of any kind concerning the Information, including, without limitation, no warranties of satisfactory quality, availability, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, completeness, merchantability, up-to-datedness, title or against infringement of the proprietary or other rights of third parties. The ECS reserves its right to change, update or discontinue wholly or partly the Information or change any publication or data release dates, without notice or any liability.
The Information is not intended to be and should not be relied upon by the user in making or refraining from making any decisions. The ECS shall not, under any circumstances, be liable to the user for any loss, damage, liability or expense incurred or suffered (including all loss of profit, loss of use, loss of revenue, loss of contracts, increased costs and expenses and all special, indirect and consequential losses) which is claimed to result from access (or lack of access) to, use of, or reliance on, the Information, including without limitation, from any fault, error, omission, interruption or delay in such respect. Use of the Information is at the user’s sole risk.
Users shall indemnify and hold harmless the ECS from and against any and all loss, including loss of reputation, loss of data and loss of revenue and any other claims, actions, damages and costs occasioned to, or suffered by, the ECS resulting from the user use of any Information.
Except where expressly stated, the Information does not necessarily represent the views or policies of the ECS and/or individual Member countries. The Information does not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the ECS concerning the legal status of any country or of its authorities. The Information and any maps included in it are without prejudice to the status of or sovereignty over any territory, to the delimitation of international frontiers and boundaries and to the name of any territory, city or area.
The ECS may mention or refer to specific companies, certain products or information on external websites. This does not imply ECS endorsement, preference or recommendation in such respect. Reliance on this third party material is at the user’s sole risk.
For site security purposes and to ensure that the ECS website remains available to all users, software programs may be used to monitor network traffic and to identify unauthorised attempts to upload or change the Information, or otherwise cause damage and to detect other possible security breaches.