Terms and Conditions for the Ideas Platform

Last updated 7 April 2020

1. General Info

By using this website you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (the 'Terms of Service').

As used in these Terms of Service, 'we', 'us' and 'Ideas Platform' means the applicable Ideas Platform Contracting Party as defined below.

2. Services

The services offered by the Ideas Platform under the Terms of Service include the opportunity for Organisers (hosts) to propose and set the challenges that need possible solutions. The event could be for the people in your organisation, or it could be one you're hosting for a public event. Hosts can also do everything that participants can do too. As a participant in an organised challenge, the services are opportunities to respond to challenges by entering issues that they perceive witth the challenge, as well as possible solutions. Participants can also comment on issues and solutions offered by others.

Any new features or tools, which are added to the current services shall be also subject to the Terms of Service. You can review the current version of the Terms of Service at any time at Terms and Conditions. We reserve the right to update and change the Terms of Service by posting updates and changes to the Ideas Platform website. If you do not accept changes to the Terms of Service, then you must stop using the Service.

3. Account Terms

To use the services, you need to register for an account by providing your details.

You acknowledge that we will use your email address in order to contact you from time to time, as our primary method of contact with you.

You are responsible for keeping your password secure. We will not be liable for any loss from your failure to maintain the security of your account and password.

A breach or violation of any Terms of Service may result in an immediate termination of your services.

4. Limitation of Liability

You agree that, to the extent permitted by applicable laws, the Ideas Platform shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses resulting from the use or inability to use the Service.

Your use of the services is at your sole risk. The services are provided on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis without any warrenty or condition.

5. Waiver and Complete Agreement

The failure of the Ideas Platform to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Service shall not consitute a waiver of such right or provision. The Terms of Service, and any documents it incorporates by reference, constitute the entire agreement between you and us, and govern your use of the services and your account.

6. Intellectual Property and Customer Content

We do not claim any intellectual property rights over the content you provide. All materials and content that you upload remain yours.

By creating and uploading content you agree to allow others to view the materials, and you agree to allow us to store and display your content. You also agree that we can, at any time, review and delete all materials and content submitted and uploaded to our service.

You retain ownership of content and materials uploaded to our service. However, you agree to allow others to view materials and content that you upload. You are responsible for the compliance of these materials and content with applicable laws and regulations.

We have the non-exclusive right to use the names, trademarks, service marks and logos associated with your business and name to promote the service.

7. Cancellation and Termination

You may cancel your account by contacting us.

Upon cancellation we will remove your account and its associated content. You will no longer be able to access your account.

We reserve the right to modify or terminate our service, the Terms of Service, and/or your account for any reason without notice at any time. Termination of the Terms of Service shall be without prejudice to any rights or obligations, which arose prior to the date of termination.

8. Privacy and Data Protection

We are committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information. By using the service you acknowledge and agree that our collection, usage and disclosure of this personal information is covered by our Privacy Policy.

9. Acceptable Use

We provide a platform for collecting and gathering issues around challenges, along with their potential solutions. We believe challenges are best solved collectively with other people. However, there are some challenges, which are incompatible with most social norms.

The following activities are prohibited:

      Child exploitation: You may not upload content or materials that exploit children.
      Hateful content: You may not use the service to promote or condone hate and violence.
      Illegal activities: You may not use the service to upload content or materials, which contravene, or facilitate the contravention of laws in the jurisdiction of your account.
      Intellectual property of others: You may not infringe the copyright or trademark of others while using the service.
      Malicious and deceptive practices: You may not use the service to host phishing or malware materials or content.
      Personal, confidential, and protected health information: You may not upload content or materials that contain personally identifiable information, sensitive information, or confidential information.
      Slavery: You may not upload content or materials that condone or promote slavery.

We reserve the right, but not the obligation, to monitor or investigate the content and materials you upload at any time to verify your compliance with our Acceptable Use Policy. Any action which we take will be at our sole discretion.

We reserve the right to modify this policy at any time.

If you feel that a user has violated this policy, then please contact us.

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