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Terms & Conditions

Earthworm Foundation is a foundation constituted under the laws of Switzerland and registered with the Trade Register of the canton of Vaud, Switzerland (CHE-251.665.168) and its registered office is at Chemin de Chantavril 2, 1260 Nyon.

Copyright © 2020 Earthworm Foundation

The copyright in this website and the material on this website (including without limitation the text, computer code, artwork, photographs, images, music, audio material, video material and audio-visual material on this website) is owned by us, except where specifically noted.

Website use

These terms and conditions govern your use of our website; by using our website, you accept these conditions in full. You agree to use this site for lawful purposes only and in a manner consistent with all applicable law and regulation in the country in which you access this site.

Your use of this site should not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party.

You agree not to import or transfer to this site either directly or indirectly any information or other content which is or may be inaccurate, misleading, offensive or in breach of any intellectual property right or similar right or damaging to the software or performance of this site.

Site content

You may access the contents of the site only for your own use or internal use within your employer’s organisation.

You may download and use the service on a single CPU at a time and you can print out hard copies of any part of the content on the Site for your personal use or use within your employer’s organisation.

You must not adapt, edit, change, transform, publish, republish, distribute, redistribute, broadcast, rebroadcast or show or play in public this website or the material on this website (in any form or media) without our prior written permission.

The automated and/or systematic collection of data from this website is prohibited.

Links to material on the Earthworm Foundation website and using Earthworm Foundation photos

You may use our photos for non-commercial uses only - please credit them to Earthworm Foundation and let us know you are using Earthworm Foundation material.

You may also link to material on the Earthworm Foundation website so long as appropriate credit is given in the link title. You agree that, should we request the deletion of a link to our website that is within your control, you will delete the link promptly.

Logo use is restricted: you must not use the Earthworm Foundation logo to link to this website (or otherwise). Logo use is reserved for Earthworm Foundation members solely, and under strict regulations.

Links to external websites

We do not have a generic ‘links’ page. We link to other sites as and when we feel it adds value to a page on our site. We will link to commercial enterprises if they have joined Earthworm Foundation as member companies. In general, the decision to link is an editorial one, and we generally do not entertain requests to link external websites to ours.

Where we provide hypertext links to other web sites or contacts, we do so for information purposes only and such links do not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by us of any products or services in such sites.

You use such links entirely at your own risk and we accept no responsibility for the content or use of such web sites or for the information contained on such sites (including any web site through which you may have gained access to our web site).

If you would like us to remove a link to your website that is included on this website, please contact us using the contact details below.


Earthworm Foundation only collects personal information about users that is knowingly and specifically supplied to us by the user.

Earthworm Foundation is committed to ensuring the privacy of your personal information. We will not sell or pass on your information to any other organisation outside of Earthworm Foundation. We always give you the option to unsubscribe from our mailing lists.

What information do we collect?

Personal information such as name and e-mail address for email newsletter subscriptions, alerts etc. You only disclose information as you choose.

Non-personal information collected includes IP address (the location of the computer on the internet), pages accessed and files downloaded.

This helps us to determine how many individuals use our site, how many people visit on a regular basis, which pages are most popular, and which pages are least popular. This information remains anonymous and is only aimed at allowing us to monitor and improve our website offering.


Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website remains correct and up-to-date, we cannot warrant its completeness or accuracy or commit to ensuring that the website will remain available or kept up-to-date.

Our liability to you

We make no warranties except as set out in these terms and conditions and to the extent permitted by applicable law all other express and implied warranties and conditions are hereby excluded. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude any liability arising out of access to or use of or reliance on any information posted on or downloaded from this site.

Contact us

If you are in doubt as to the accuracy of any information posted on or downloaded from this site, or if you require any further information, please contact us.