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Terms and Conditions

Last updated: May 30, 2023

The following terms and conditions govern all use of the iRead4Skills project website and all content, services and products available at or through the website (taken together, the ‘Website’). The Website is operated by Mindshaker, Serviços Informáticos Lda¹ (hereinafter, ‘Mindshaker’) on behalf of the iRead4Skills Consortium². These Terms and Conditions set out how you may use the Website, accessible at The Website may only be available in certain countries and languages.

1. Ownership of the project website

Mindshaker owns the domain The domain name through which you have accessed the Website is property of Mindshaker. The domain name cannot be used in connection with other content, products and/or services that are not owned by Mindshaker or the iRead4Skills Consortium or so that it may cause confusion among end users or discredit Mindshaker iRead4Skills Consortium.

2. Intellectual Property Rights

All intellectual property rights in the information and content available on our sites belong to the iRead4Skills Consortium or our partners. Much of the content is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws. Unless otherwise stated, content may be copied only for your personal use. Content should not be modified, performed, published, transferred to anyone else or used for any commercial purpose. Except to the extent permitted by applicable law, you must not disassemble, de-compile, reverse engineer or otherwise break or attempt to break encryption protecting the content.

3. Privacy

Our Privacy Policy explains the way we handle and protect your personal data in relation to your use and browsing of the Website. By agreeing to the present terms and conditions and to be able to use the Service, you also agree to our Privacy Policy.

4. Modifications to the Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right to amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time, so you should review this page periodically for any changes. Any changes to these Terms and Conditions will be posted on this page. We will let you know via a prominent notice concerning the update date (last updated) at the top of this page. Changes to this Terms and Conditions are effective when they are posted on this page.

5. Governing Law clause & Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions and the transactions contemplated hereby shall be governed by and construed and interpreted in accordance with the European law, without regard to the choice-of-law principles thereof. The courts of Portugal will have exclusive jurisdiction to adjudicate any dispute arising under or in connection with this Agreement.

By using this Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

These Terms and Conditions apply not only for registered user/organisations but also to any visitor of the project website. You must not use this project website if you disagree with any of these project website standard Terms and Conditions. The Website is intended for available only to individuals who are at least 18 years old.

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between the iRead4Skills project and you in relation to your use of this project website and supersede all prior agreements and understandings.

¹ The Mindshaker, Serviços Informáticos Lda is an independent private full service digital agency based in Caparica, Portugal, with offices in Lisbon, Oporto and Madrid. It was founded in Madan Park, a company incubator with strong connections with the School of Sciences and Technology of the NOVA University Lisbon, which provides access to university staff (professors, researchers and students). It often offers internships that allow Mindshaker to build a highly energetic and passionate operational team.

With more than a decade of experience in technological solutions for business & culture, Mindshaker’s portfolio attests the company’s engaging multi-versatile approach towards design and development, which includes several projects, websites and applications for institutional and private clients (national and international) such as Galp Energy, Vodafone, Tourism of Portugal, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, AGAM, among others. The company focuses primarily on delivering web-enabled solutions for businesses and cultural entities. Mindshaker is formed by a team of highly skilled personnel which holds many years of experience in design, coding, web development, digital marketing, business consulting and project management.

Mindshaker expertise and experience in different media, products and clients adds valuable information and know-how to the project, enriches the final product and attention to customer and widens the range of opportunities for future exploitation.

² The iRead4Skills Consortium is an association composed by public universities, research associations, one public ministry and one company, to develop and implement the project iRead4Skills – Intelligent Reading Improvement System for Fundamental and Transversal Skills Development [ref. 101094837], funded by the European Commission HORIZON-CL2-2022-TRANSFORMATIONS-01-07 (

Disclaimer: Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Research Executive Agency. Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.

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