Terms of use

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1.    Your Acceptance

This is an agreement (hereinafter: the Agreement) between the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) Digital Platform and you, the users of our services.

In this Agreement, the words the NSDI Digital Platform shall refer to us, our website a3.geosrbija.rs (hereinafter: the Application or the Service).

Please read the privacy policy and terms of use before using our Application. This Agreement is legally binding and governs your use of the Application. By using or accessing any part of our Digital Platform, you accept to be bound by these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use are subject to change and will be published on this website, and we ask you to check this page because this Agreement or our Privacy Policy may change from time to time. Your further use of our application will represent the endorsement and consent to any changes made in the Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use. If you do not agree with the Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use, please cease the usage our application immediately.

2.    Privacy policy

The NSDI Digital Platform respects your privacy and is committed to protecting the personal information you provide to us. The collection, keeping, processing and use of personal data are being carried out in accordance with the legal regulations of the Republic of Serbia, which regulate the subject matter of the personal data protection.

We collect personal information such as name, surname, UPIN, address, telephone number or e-mail address only when such data are voluntarily provided to us by filling out the offered forms or by other means of communication, solely for the purpose of acting upon the requests of the user, in order to provide the service that the user requested.

We also collect the data on the use of the NSDI Digital Platform (cookies) and other non-personal technical data that enable us to make your visits easier, more efficient and cost-effective by providing you with customized access and recognizing you when you return to our application.

A cookie is a data file that is transmitted from the NSDI Digital Platform of your computer’s hard drive. The NSDI Digital Platform sends a cookie when you visit, search for, or personalize, or register for a specific service. A cookie cannot read personal information from your hard drive or read cookie files created by other websites. The information that a cookie may contain is the ones you provided yourself. Accepting cookies allows us to obtain the information about your search habits, which we may use to personalize your actions and set up models for our users’ motions. This is done in order to determine the usefulness of our information for users and to determine the effectiveness of our navigation system in helping users access such information. As a rule, cookies are classed as the “session” cookies or the “permanent” cookies. Session cookies do not remain on your computer after you have closed the browser. Permanent cookies are stored on your computer until you delete them or until their scheduled use time has expired.

In order to improve and adapt the NSDI Digital Platform to your needs, we collect the information that is not personal; for example, information about the type of search engine, the operating system, and the pages you visited.

The NSDI Digital Platform ensures the security of data you provide through industrial, standardized physical, electronic and control procedures. When necessary, we use the SSL encryption to increase the security of sensitive data transfer. Within the NSDI Digital Platform, data are stored on supervised servers with limited access.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding collection, use or disclosure of your personal information by us, please contact us at nsdi@rgz.gov.rs.

3.    The NSDI Digital Platform and Terms of Use

The NSDI Digital Platform developed by the Republic Geodetic Authority (hereinafter: the RGA) in cooperation with the Norwegian partner – Statens Kartverk (Norwegian Agency for Cadastre and Cartography) is a replacement for the previous mode of the cartographic presentation of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure.

The NSDI Digital Platform is an integrated state-level geospatial data system that enables users to identify and access spatial information from different sources from local, national, to global levels. It hosts official, state-of-the-art geospatial data that provide users with greater certainty in the process of making important decisions because the content is based on information obtained from the reliable sources. The published content provides the complete and accurate information to the fullest extent possible. The NSDI Digital Platform provides unlimited viewing of the data, that is, the minimum of rights that make the right to use discovery, view and print, with the remark that the form of the document is not an official public document and cannot be used as evidence in proceedings with the competent authorities.

Regardless of our commitment in content preparation, we are not responsible for any direct or indirect damage or inconvenience arising from the use of any incomplete or incorrect information. Users are fully responsible for checking the accuracy and completeness of the content provided herein. We are not responsible for any direct or indirect damage or inconvenience that may arise due to technical problems or unavailability. Information on the NSDI Digital Platform may contain technical or topographical errors.

The NSDI Digital Platform contains spatial data under custodianship of the public authorities, i.e. NSDI entities, such as, for example, Republic Geodetic Authority, Serbian Statistics Office, Republic Institute for Seismology, Republic Hydrometeorological Institute, Environmental Protection Agency, Institute for Nature Protection of Serbia, Military Geographical Institute, as well as local government units and public enterprises, which cover the data on land, buildings, addresses, protected areas, national parks, altitudes, etc.

 

4.    Definition

In the wording of this agreement, certain terms may be used, which need to be understood by you. The list of terms is not comprehensive and should not be considered binding in the manner that would be contrary to the meaning of this agreement:

“Agreement” means the Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use;

“Service” means the service that we provide through our website, as well as to our application;

“Application” means the NSDI Digital Platform that we may make available through our website or Google store or a third-party website offering similar features to those available on our website;

“Website” refers to our webpage, www.geosrbija.gov.rs;

“RGA” “us”, “us” and “ours” refers to the Republic Geodetic Authority, our website, application or our service as the context would demand;

“User” refers to you, to those who use our service, and to a general visit to our site;

“You” refers to yourself, the person entering into this agreement with the Republic Geodetic Authority.

5.    User Account

When creating a user account, we ask you to provide us with your basic information, i.e. name / surname / company name and e-mail address. We may request additional information if necessary, the content of which is defined in our form, i.e. questionnaire. When downloading our application, we can collect additional information, such as your device IMEI number or IP address.

After creating an account, you will be assigned a username. We have discretion to make a positive decision on creating an account and we reserve the right to make a negative decision with notice of non-fulfillment of the conditions.

We will never disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent. However, we may provide depersonalized data to third parties in aggregate form. We reserve the discretion to limit or deny your capacity to register or use the NSDI Digital Platform at any time.

6.    Limited License and Use of the NSDI Digital Platform

When using our NSDI Digital Platform, you are granted permission for your use only. This means that you cannot sell your right to access and use anywhere else or to anyone else, share the license with anyone else, reverse engineer, or otherwise try to copy our service or application or try to make profits without our explicit written approval. Even if we offer our application for free, you still need to comply with these terms and conditions, and not copy or otherwise use our NSDI Digital Platform in a manner prohibited by this Agreement. When you download or use our app, you do not acquire any proprietary rights; however, you do get a license to install and use the application within the boundaries of this Agreement.

When using our NSDI Digital Platform, you take full responsibility for your use, and you agree not to use it in manners that we have not explicitly permitted. You are responsible for using and utilizing the NSDI Digital Platform, by the means of your account. You agree not to access, copy or otherwise use the NSDI Digital Platform, including our intellectual property and trademarks, unless this is approved by the present terms of use or otherwise, in writing. Using the NSDI Digital Platform you:

  • Agree that you do not falsely represent an institution, person or entity, do not use a fictitious name, or misrepresent your belonging to an institution, person or entity;
  • Consent not to send anything that is unlawful, harmful to reputation, is harassment, indecency, offense, and discrimination, as well as any other form of unacceptable behavior;
  • Consent to provide accurate, true and precise data;
  • Consent not to transmit any malicious or undesired software;
  • Agree that you do not violate any requirements, procedures, guidelines, or network regulations associated with the NSDI Digital Platform;
  • Agree not to interfere with the operation or disrupt the operation and seamless functioning of the NSDI Digital Platform;
  • Consent not to hack, spam, or to endanger our identity or the identity of other users over the network;
  • Agree to act within the limits of common decency when using our website;
  • Consent not to collect or store personal information about other users;
  • Agree not to violate any law or regulation and that you are solely responsible for such offenses;
  • Consent not to copy, exchange, rent, lease, lend, sell, assign, distribute, reverse engineer, assign a security interest or otherwise transfer any right to the technology or software on which the application, site or our service is based;
  • Agree that you do not cause or assist in the purpose of destroying, manipulating, removing, disabling or damaging any part of our Internet site, including de-indexing or decrypting any part of our site from a third-party site, such as requesting its removal from the search engine;
  • Consent not to violate our intellectual property rights unless you have our permission to use it in a specific manner.

If you have been caught in undertaking any of the aforementioned activities, your privileges may, at our discretion, be terminated or suspended. We reserve the right to suspend or terminate any account at any time without prior notice or explanation. Violation of these restrictions, safety measures, or unauthorized access to the computer network that supports the NSDI Digital Platform, including an unauthorized access to electronic data processing is sanctioned by the provisions of the Criminal Code in the group of criminal offenses against the security of computer data.

Our site and service may contain links to other sites (such as commercials), integrated third-party products, or permission to send such links. Linking to a third-party internet site does not mean that we support it or that we are related to such party. We do not control third-party sites. Your access to such Internet sites or content on third-party sites is at your own risk and you must always read the terms of use and privacy policy of a third-party website before using it. We will not be liable for any damages or losses in connection with the use of any content or services available on any third party website.

7.    Security and Data Monitoring

The NSDI Digital Platform reserves the right to collect the following information about its users:

  • The domain name of access
  • Date and time of access

For the sake of security, we monitor all traffic on the network to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change content, as well as any other attempt that may cause harm to the NSDI Digital Platform or the computer system.

We reserve the right to ban certain users from the service in the event of their misuse. Navigation information can be used by persons who are authorized to implement the law and pursuant the request of the competent authority for the purpose of conducting the proceedings. All entities that use the NSDI Digital Platform as well as the supporting computer system expressly agree to this monitoring, and if such monitoring shows abuse or criminal actions, such monitoring may be used to report the fact to the competent authorities. In the interests of all users, we will cooperate with authorities responsible for suppressing criminal activities and system and network injuries.

No information transmission over the Internet can be considered completely safe. While we strive to provide the greatest possible protection, we cannot guarantee the security of data exchange between you and the NSDI Digital Platform.

8.    Intellectual Property Rights

The overall design of the NSDI Digital Platform, together with texts, scripts, graphics, interactive functions and trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein, are in our ownership or licensed to us and subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Serbia, international laws and conventions. We reserve all rights that are not explicitly mentioned, and relate to the use of site apps. You agree not to participate in the use, copying or distribution of anything contained within the website or the Application unless we have explicitly provided a written consent for such action.

9.    Content

When you send any content through the NSDI Digital Platform, you are giving us a non-exclusive, permanent, free, universal, transferable license to view, publicly perform, distribute, store, broadcast, transmit, play, modify, prepare derivatives and all other uses and reuses of your content, partially or in full, and everything we may do with your content through the NSDI Digital Platform and any other media that currently exists or will exist in the future, provided that we have previously anonymized or aggregated such content provided. We reserve the right to make presentations about your content and use of your content for advertising and promotion of the NSDI Digital Platform. We shall not be required to host, display or distribute any content; we may refuse to accept or upload such content, and may remove or delete the content at any time.

10. Warranties

We do not make any statement or warranty regarding the sale of our service or its suitability for any particular purpose. You agree to indemnify us from any liability that we may have in connection with this agreement or our service, for reasons including but not limited to our service failure, negligence or any other offense. To the extent that the applicable law limits the exemption from liability, you agree that according to you, we may be liable only for the statutory minimum amount of damages, if so prescribed.

You agree that we are not responsible in any way for the damage caused by third parties who may use our services, including but not limited to people who infringe intellectual property rights, interfere with economic relations, commit defamation, or commit any other offenses against you.

We shall not be responsible for any failure of our service or a third party service, including any defects or disruptions, untimely delivery, scheduled or unplanned, deliberate or unintentional failure of internet connection that temporarily or permanently disables access to our website.

Providing our services to you depends on your consent to this and all other parts of this agreement. Nothing in the provisions of this Point 10 “Warranties” may be construed to limit the generality of the first paragraph of this Point.

11. Limited Liability

In no case shall we, our employees or the persons we had engaged for the performance of our duties be liable for: direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damages resulting from any error, omission or inaccuracy of the content; property and non-property damages, which is the result of your access to and use of our service; unauthorized access or use of our servers and / or any or all personal data; hacked or interrupted transfers to or from our services; hidden or visible defects, bugs, viruses, Trojans, etc. that could be transferred to or through our services by a third party; errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind resulting from your use of any content posted, broadcast, transferred or otherwise made available through our services or the website, either on the basis of warranties, agreements, illegally or otherwise, and regardless of whether the user is aware of the possibility of such damage or not. The stated limitation of liability shall apply to the maximum extent permitted by law.

You specifically acknowledge that we will not be liable for the content or defamation, offensive or unlawful conduct of any third party and that the risk of that damage is at your own responsibility.

In case of any problem to you or third parties regarding this site, service or any content, you agree that the only means of remedying is to terminate the use of this site or service. We are not responsible to you or third parties for any damages, injuries or claims arising out of your use of any service downloaded from our site.

Furthermore, please find below the list of important details of this Agreement that affect your rights and remedies:

  • We take no responsibility for any user’s content uploaded, stored, sent or transferred to us, or for any loss or damage that may arise as a result of the user’s content, including but not limited to defamation, insult, falsehood, or indecency;
  • We do not assume any responsibility for any claim, action, petition, request for arbitration or lawsuit relating to injury or damage arising from any sort or kind of legal or illegal use of our service;
  • Your capacity to use or interact with this website is a privilege, not a right, and we reserve the right, by our sole choice, to take any action we consider proper, without prior notice, to prevent any violation, enforce any provisions, or correct any alleged violations of this Agreement or any applicable law.

We will not be liable for any reason for damages, even if we have been warned of the possibility of such damage. In the event that this clause is prohibited or restricted by applicable law, our liability will be limited to the statutory minimum. We do not claim that our service is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use services from other legislative systems do this at their own discretion and are responsible for respecting local law.

12. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and protect both us and our employees, as well as our contractors, against all claims, damages, liabilities, losses, expenses or debts (including, without limitation, legal fees per lawyers’ tariffs) arising out of your use and access our service; violation of any provision of this Agreement; violation of any third party rights, including without limitation any copyright, property right or privacy right or any claim that any of your content has caused harm to a third party. This obligation to indemnify has a legal effect even after the termination of this Agreement and your use of our service.

You also agree that you have the duty to protect us against the above requirements and in such cases, we may require you, when necessary, to bear the costs of representation by the attorney of our choice, i.e. reasonable attorneys’ fees, court fees and levies. In the case of the requests noted in this point, this may result in a settlement with a party / parties that had filed a claim, in which case, regardless of this, you will continue to be liable for the damages as if the court proceeding is still ongoing.

13. Force Majeure

You agree that we shall not be responsible to you for anything otherwise under our responsibility, if such event is the outcome of an incident beyond our control, including but not limited to force majeure, war, insurrection, riots, terrorism, crime, labor shortages (including legitimate and unlawful strikes), postal traffic disturbance, communication disturbance, failure or lack of infrastructure, lack of material or any other event beyond our control.

14. Entire Agreement

In the event that it is found that a provision of this agreement is unlawful, contrary to another provision of this agreement, or it is otherwise impossible to fulfill, the agreement will remain in force as if it was concluded without this provision. If two or more provisions of this Agreement are considered contrary to each other, we reserve the exclusive right to choose which provision remains in force.

15. Waiver

We reserve all the rights that belong to us under the terms of this agreement as well as under the provisions of the applicable laws. Our choice not to invoke of any specific provision or provisions of this Agreement or any applicable law should not be construed as our waiver of the right to execute the same provision under the same or different circumstances at any time in the future.

16. Agreement Expiry and Termination

We may suspend or terminate a service or your order or any other service we provide to you at our sole discretion without notice and justification, in addition to attempting in most cases to provide a timely explanation. If you wish to terminate this Agreement, you must comply with the appropriate termination procedure. Termination may lead to the deletion of any content that you have provided to the NSDI Digital Platform. Certain provisions of this Agreement shall remain in force even after the termination of the agreement (survival clause) including, without limitation, the provisions on ownership, waiver of warranty, indemnification and limitation of liability.

17. Transfer of Rights

In accordance with this agreement, you may not assign your rights and / or obligations to any other party without our prior written consent. We may assign our rights and / or obligations under this Agreement to any other party at our sole discretion.

18. Amendments

From time to time, we may amend this Agreement. When amending this Agreement, we shall update this page and indicate the date of the last amendment made. You may refuse to agree with the changes, but if you do so, you must immediately stop using our site and our service. You are obligated check this page every time you visit to our website and read it and agree with the content if it is amended / updated since the date you last agreed with the provisions.

19. Application of the Law

This agreement is made in accordance with the positive legal regulations of the Republic of Serbia, which shall apply to it.

20. Jurisdiction

In the event of a dispute that cannot be resolved amicably, any dispute arising in connection with this agreement, including any issues concerning its existence, validity or termination, shall be within the jurisdiction of the Basic Court in Belgrade.

21. Special Agreements

A separate agreement or contract may be concluded between us and the user. The terms of use and / or the privacy policy entered into between us and the users in such an agreement shall prevail, or have a greater legal force in relation to the terms of use and privacy policy that are published on the website, i.e. which are stipulated by this agreement.

Last amendment: March 1st, 2018