GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES
These general terms and conditions for the use of the websites and services under the domain contentexchange.me (hereinafter referred to as: Terms and Conditions) apply to all users and all ways of use of the website and services contentexchange.me (hereinafter referred to as: website or Service).
The Terms and Conditions are updated on a regular basis and are always accessible to everyone in it's latest version on the website.
Every user uses the services of the website at his own responsibility and fully warrants for the legality of the content he submits to the website and is responsible for any legal and factual flaws of the content uploaded to the website.
By registering on the website you agree with the following Terms and Conditions.
The provider reserves the right to immediately disable any users from participating in the Network and terminate his membership without further notice in the case of violation of the Terms and Conditions and other cases stated bellow.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS for the use of the website contentexchange.me represent a legally valid and binding and irrevocable agreement between the provider and users of the website contentexchange.me.
WEBSITE contentexchange.me (hereinafter referred to as: website) is a website that, within it's domain contentexchange.me, enables users to use certain services, described later in this document. The provider can at any time change the name of the domain.
SERVICE PROVIDER (hereinafter referred to as: provider or holder) of the website, the owner of the content, except from the content submitted by users under these Terms and Conditions, and the owner and webmaster of all software with all it's services, is the company IRV d.o.o., unless otherwise stated.
USER/MEMBER is every person that successfully completes the registration process which is confirmed when signed into the system by IRV d.o.o. and when the user receives a user name and password.
II. OBJECT OF SERVICE
The services of the website are intended for:
- the users/members
The services are available 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. The provider reserves the right to change, temporarily or permanently, any of the included funcionalities without previous notification.
III. TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE USE OF SERVICES
The Terms and Conditions apply equally for all users.
The services of the website are intended for the use by users who successfully completed the registration process.
Some services are also accessible to other visitors of the website, either to a limited or unlimited extent.
The provider reserves the right to change the terms of accessibility for all or specific users of the website.
IV. REGISTRATION PROCESS
By filling in a form on the website the user initiates the registration process.
By initiating the registration process the user confirms he has read and understood the Terms and Condition and that he accepts them in their entire form.
In the registration process the user is given a user name and password by the provider. The provider reserves the right to refuse to give the user a user name or permission to use the services at any moment.
In the process of creation of the user account the user receives an account for his own use exclusively. The user will only use one user account to use the services of the website.
The provider can decide to limit the registration of new members or disable users from registering.
In the registration process the user commits to and warrants for the accuracy and truthfulness of the information he provided.
The registration of other persons and the use of other persons' names is not allowed for which each user warrants with full liability for damages and accepts passive legitimation in case of a dispute.
The user is responsible for the protection of their user name and password against unauthorised use by others. Users are not allowed to enable others to access the website's services with their account, nor to authorise anyone to use their account.
The user is not allowed to pretend as another person while making use of the website's services. For any damages that might arise from such action on the side of the provider, other users or a third party, the user is criminally responsible and accepts full liability for damages and accepts passive legitimation in case of a dispute. The provider reserves the right to assess the appropriateness and to addition or removal from the system of a certain user name or other information on the user's profile as well as contents the user has uploaded onto the website.
During the registration the registration form has to be filled in entirely and the Terms and Conditions have to be accepted.
V. GENERAL RULES
The provider reserves the right to, according to his judgement, at any time change, adjusts or deny the use of a certain content that violates the Terms and Conditions.
The user agrees to use the website's services in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Slovenia, journalistic ethics as well as with general ethical norm.
The user is responsible for the content he submitted or published and other information he released through the use of the website's services.
In the registration process and later the user is not allowed to, in any way, including audio-visual materials, include any contact information in his user profile, such as telephone numbers, instant messaging identification, e-mail address, full name and similar. User names must not contain terms or expressions that are protected by industrial property rights.
The use of the website in a manner, that would disturb the use of the website or disable it for other users, is not allowed.
Publishers (users) are not permitted to intentionally click on their own ContentExchange.me widgets.
If you think that any of the content published violates your copyright, please contact our Customer support department, firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
VI. TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP
The duration of validity of a user account is unlimited, given the Terms and Conditions were followed.
User accounts in which users have not logged in over a time of 365 days can be automatically deleted.
Every member has the possibility to terminate his membership and stop using the services of the website. In order to do that, he must send his user name and password to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com and express his wish to terminate his membership 14 days before hand, the website administrator will then eliminate his account in the stated time frame. Until the termination has been completed, the user is responsible for his actions within the website.
VII. OWNERSHIP OF CONTENT
All content, published on the website, except from content published by it's users, are property of the provider and/or his partners and contractual cooperator. Copyrighted material includes, amongst others, all computer code, software, structure of the system and all written material, audio-visual elements and other material.
The provider is the sole owner of the brand and domain contentexchange.me and all derived names, trademarks and service marks, signs and slogans.
The provider reserves the right to, in case of violation of his intellectual property rights, act against the violator according to the legislation.
Copying, distribution or alteration of any information without previous consent by the provider is not allowed.
VIII. CONTENT AND MATERIAL, PUBLISHED BY THE USERS
Within the services of the website, users may not submit, display, upload, link to or indicate any material containing violent sexuality, pornography, offensive, violent, threatening, racist, misleading, illegal or in any other way unethical material, or materials that violate copyright, personal, related rights and other legal and constitutional rights of third parties, in the form of statements, files and any other form. Members and users may not submit or publish information or content, that are protected by industrial property rights, copyright, personal rights and other third parties rights, such as the right to privacy and the prevention of publication of personal data.
The user or member agrees, that all content he submits to the website will be accessible by the public.
The user explicitly ensures that all material he submits within the services of the website are his intellectual property or that he has obtained the necessary rights to employ it according to the Terms and Conditions. When submitting materials that are protected by the right of intellectual property of a third party, the user warrants that he has obtained accordant permission from it's owners to do so.
By submitting the material to the website, the user, who owns the material, grants the provider a non-exclusive and free of charge right to publish and publicly display the material in parts or fully, unlimited in time and location.
The provider cannot be, in any case, held responsible for legal errors in the material he has obtained from users of the website. The provider reserves the right to take legal action against discovered violation of intellectual property rights.
IX. EXTERNAL LINKS
It is allowed to create links from other websites to the provider's website. Such links are not allowed to be created on websites with legally or morally corrupt content.
Except from the above mentioned case, it is not allowed, without previous permission from the provider, to publish, reproduce, distribute or make use in any other way of the trademark and logo of the website.
The provider of the website protects personal data of the users according to the law on protection of personal data.
XI. AUTOMATIC COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
We also automatically collect the internet protocol (“IP“) address or other unique identifier (“Device fingreprint“) for each computer, mobile device, technology or other device (collectively, “Device“) you use to access the Service.
When browsing the pages of the website along with the content of the website special files, called cookies, are loaded on users computers. Cookies contain data some applications on the website need to function properly and at the same time they increase the convenience of use of the website's services.
XII. CONTROL OF USE
The provider does not control the material and data submitted to the website by it's users within the website's services and therefore cannot account for the accuracy of information and any damages that may occur as consequence of the use of such information or it's loss. In order to be able to fully adhere to these Terms and Conditions, the provider reserves the right to control and look at any material or information submitted by users within their use of the website's services, as well as the right to delete, move or alter any material, that according to his opinion, violates these Terms and Conditions but does not commit to do so. Users or members who submit such materials within their use of the website's services can be held accountable despite any interference of the provider.
XIII. VIOLATION OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The provider reserves the right to exert any of the measures stated bellow on a user that violates these Terms and Conditions:
- warning of non-compliance with the Terms and Conditions and a request to abide by them in future,
- disabling the user from accessing certain services within the website,
- disabling the user's account,
- disabling any other user accounts the provider found out were used by the same user as the account that violated the Terms and Conditions,
- blocking the IP-address of the non-compliant user,
- reporting the user's IP-address to the user's internet provider.
The user agrees that the provider, his owners, employees, contractual associates and others will not be held accountable in the case of loss of data or any other inconvenience or problem that have occurred due to his misuse of the website or other users' misuse of the website. The provider is not accountable for any interruption of the website's operation, for whatever reason it occurred.
In all cases of violation of these Terms and Conditions the provider reserves the right to initiate action in his own name or support users that were subject to any sort of damage caused by the violation.
The provider does not guarantees the users and members that the operation of it's website's services will be uninterrupted, always available, nor that it will meet their expectations towards the website. The provider also is not responsible for internet connections and services including the internet coverage of a certain area or disruptions of connectivity. The provider is not accountable for any sort of damage, including damage from lost data, loss of programs, connection fees, expenses of alternative services or interruption of services, that arise from the use of the website.
XV. ALTERATION OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The user accepts these Terms and Conditions with each visit of the website, whether he logged in with his user name and password or not. The user's right to use the website's services is bound to all possible future alterations to the Terms and Conditions (determinations, limitations and/or conditions), declared by the provider.
The provider reserves the right to any alteration, partial or wholly, of any part of the Terms and Conditions, without extra notice or limitation. The changes are valid from the moment of publishing on the website. The provider assures the Terms and Conditions are easily accessible on the website at any time.
The provider can at any time without limitations change, halt or cancel any part of the website's service, as well as the availability of any feature of the services, application, database or individual pieces of content. The provider can establish new limitation to the use of certain features and parts of the service or limit certain user's access to parts of the service or the entire service without prior notice.
XVI. DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Questions, comments or complaints regarding the website's services shall be submitted to this E-Mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
XVII. COMPETENCE IN CASE OF DISPUTE
The agreement on the acceptance of these Terms and Conditions is concluded in Ljubljana, Republic of Slovenia. In disputes that come from the use of services of the website as well as these Terms and Conditions, only the legislation of the Republic of Slovenia will be applied. All parties to the contract, without regard to their geographical location, nationality and relations, agree, that they are, within the use of the website's services, bound exclusively by the legislation of the Republic of Slovenia. Disputes regarding this agreement are not subject to the provisions of the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. For all disputes and legal action in regard to this agreement, the use of the website's services and it's operation, only the Court in Ljubljana is competent.
XVIII. VALIDITY OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
This version of the Terms and Condition has the serial number 1.0 and is valid from 01.06.2013.