- Wikifarmer (as such is defined below) owns and operates the global internet platform https://wikifarmer.com, which inter alia, includes a library section (the “Wikifarmer Library”). The purpose of the Wikifarmer Library is to empower farmers by educating them by publishing articles with agricultural practices and guidelines universally accessible to all farmers / users of the Website (as such is defined below) of the world for free, providing all farmers / users of the Website with access to relevant educational material, the latest scientific-technological advances, and practical manuals that can help them upgrade their production and income in a sustainable manner. Wikifarmer Library’s content can be explored both by amateurs and professional farmers. To make knowledge universally accessible, Wikifarmer Library offers a translated and localized version of each article in more than 17 languages. Our effort has been recognized by the International Food and Agriculture Organization (F.A.O.) of the United Nations by characterizing Wikifarmer’s Library as “The Wikipedia of farming”. To reinforce our sustainability profile, reach our S.D.G.s, and create new high-quality and practical content solutions, we constantly welcome new authors and join forces with new partners.
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- the Work(s) does not and will not infringe and/or violate in any way any intellectual property rights of any third party;
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- the Author has the necessary and required scientific knowledge and expertise to create the Work;
- the Work will have sufficient scientific support and rely on scientific proof, research findings and reliable references and citations;
- the Author owns and has the right to further assign and transfer and/or has legally been granted a license to use with the right to sub-license and can therefore legally use, assign and transfer and/or license/sub-license the intellectual property rights of any pictures, drawings and/or other images relevant to the topic/subject of the Work; and
- The Work does not contain anything that is defamatory or indecent.
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The Author acknowledges that the Company has the right to make small changes in the titles and format of the layout of the content for SEO reasons and in order to make it more friendly to the reader.
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- Internal Complaints Handling System – Mediation
Wikifarmer provides an internal system for handling complaints received from Wikifarmer users. This system is easily accessible, free of charge, ensures the processing of disputes within a reasonable time and operates in accordance with the provisions of Article 11 of Regulation (EU) 2019/1150.
Wikifarmer users also agree to the potential for out-of-court dispute resolution through the establishment of a mediation system. To this end, Wikifarmer may work with two (2) mediators from the Register of Mediators of the Hellenic Ministry of Justice to reach an agreement regarding any disputes that may arise, including any complaints that cannot be resolved through the aforementioned internal handling system.
- Dispute Resolution – Applicable Law