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Terms of Use

This page explains the terms of use (the “Terms”) of the website (“the Site”). By using the Site you agree to the Terms. The Site is maintained by EXRADE S.R.L. (“we”, “our” or “us”) as general contractor to the “Modelling the EU economy as an ecosystem of contracts” or Open Trust Fabric. Our goal is to keep this information timely and accurate. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them. However the Open Trust Fabric, the European Commission and EXRADE S.R.L. accept no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to the information on this site.


This information is:

  • of a general nature only and is not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity;
  • not necessarily comprehensive, complete, accurate or up to date;
  • sometimes linked to external sites over which we have no control and for which we assume no responsibility;
  • not professional or legal advice (if you need specific advice, you should always consult a suitably qualified professional).

It is our goal to minimize disruption caused by technical errors. However some data or information on our site may have been created or structured in files or formats that are not error-free and we cannot guarantee that our service will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. We accept no responsibility with regard to such problems incurred as a result of using this site or any linked external sites.

This disclaimer is not intended to limit our liability in contravention of any requirements laid down in applicable national law nor to exclude its liability for matters which may not be excluded under that law.

Copyright notice

Except where otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license. Pictures by Unsplash. Open Trust Fabric, 2020.

Where prior permission must be obtained for the reproduction or use of textual and multimedia information (sound, images, software, etc.), such permission shall cancel the above-mentioned general permission and shall clearly indicate any restrictions on use.

Using the Site

You agree to use the Site only for lawful purposes. You must also use it in a way that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of, the Site by anyone else.

We update the Site all the time. We can change or remove content at any time without notice.

Linking from the Site

The Site links to websites that are managed by third parties. We do not have any control over the content on these websites.

We’re not responsible for:

  • the protection of any information you give to these websites
  • any loss or damage that may come from your use of these websites, or any other websites they link to

You agree to release us from any claims or disputes that may come from using these websites.  

You should read all terms of use, privacy policies and end user licences that relate to these websites before you use them.

Information about you and your visits to the Site

We collect information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using the Site, you agree to us collecting this information and confirm that any data you provide is accurate.

Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test the Site for viruses at every stage of production. You must make sure that the way you use the Site does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which can damage your computer system.

We’re not responsible for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or computer system that might happen when you use the Site.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

When using the Site, you must not introduce viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or any other material that’s malicious or technologically harmful.

You must not try to gain unauthorised access to the Site, the server on which it’s stored or any server, computer or database connected to it.

You must not attack the Site in any way. This includes denial-of-service attacks.

We’ll report any attacks or attempts to gain unauthorised access to the Site to the relevant law enforcement authorities and share information about you with them.


We’re not liable if we fail to comply with the Terms because of circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

We might decide not to exercise or enforce any right available to us under the Terms.

We can always decide to exercise or enforce that right at a later date.

Doing this once will not mean we automatically waive the right on any other occasion.

If any of the Terms are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining Terms will still apply.

Changes to the Terms

Please check the Terms regularly. We can update them at any time without notice.

You’ll agree to any changes if you continue to use the Site after the Terms have been updated.


In order to contact the Open Trust Fabric, you may use the contact form on this website, or email info(at)opentrustfabric.org .