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Terms of use

Introduction

In order to access the services of Kuorum.org as a registered user, it is crucial to read and accept all of the Terms and Conditions of the following agreement, as done with the Privacy Policy. Should you not accept to be bound by the terms of this agreement, you should not register as a user or visit our website of Kuorum.org. If you have already created an account with Kuorum.org, it is advised to delete this account.

Kuorum.org Social S.L. (from now on Kuorum.org) reserves the right to modify our Terms of Use from this point forward; and if we should change these details we will communicate these changes to you via the website, the applications, or other mediums as to ensure you the ability to revise these changes before continuing use with Kuorum.org. If you are not in agreement with any of the changes, you are able to delete your account. The act of continuing use with Kuorum.org after we publish or communicate any changes to these Terms of Use signifies your agreement with these changes.

Description of the Service

Kuorum.org’s mission is to better the communication between citizens and their political representatives through technology. To achieve this, our Users display their identity, communicate with their web of followers, exchange opinions and participate in both discrete and open democratic polls.

On the website of Kuorum.org members of parliament and councilmen open their projects up for debate with their electorate. Citizens and organizations are then able to vote on these projects and propose changes to the proposal. Finally, the elected officials sponsor the best proposals. On Kuorum.org the compromises made result in victories for the entirety of the community.

On Kuorum.org, you chose the topics that interest you, those of which you believe you can contribute your opinion to in topics such as: Education, Agriculture, Economics, etc. We notify you when a politician from your region opens a debate in regards to one of these topics. You can then comfortably configure the type of notifications you would like to receive and participate by offering your open proposals or propelling the proposals of others.

Capacity

This online space is designed specifically for users that are at least 13 years of age or older. Registering, access or use of the space by any users 13 years of age or younger is unauthorized, illegal and a violation of the current Terms of Use. By using the services of this website you are confirming and guaranteeing that you are at least 13 years of age or older and in agreement and abiding by all current terms and conditions of use. Our company has the rights to cancel your participation, delete your profile, any content or information that you have posted on the site and/or prohibit the use or access to the Service or the Site (or any part, aspect or characteristic of the Service or Site) for any reason, any time, without previous warning, and without and limitations if it is believed you are under 13 years of age. If it is found at any moment that the jurisdiction of the law states that the minimum age to access the site grows higher than 13, all references to 13 in this section will be substituted for the new minimum age permitted for site use.

Registry Data and Account Security

In relation to the use of the website, you are committing to: (a) providing exact information, complete and up to date in regards to yourself when you provide any information on the registry of the site, (b) maintaining the security of your password and identity; (c) maintaining and updating the Registry Data and any other information that you provide, so that it is exact, up to date, and complete, and (d) are completely responsible for any use of your account and any action that is made on behalf of this same account.

Intellectual Property Rights and Rights of the Author

Visitors of Kuorum.org agree to respect the intellectual property rights and the rights of the author for all of the content and tools this site offers. It is prohibited to reproduce the complete or partial content of the web and applications of Kuorum.org without written consent from Kuorum.org Social S.L.

User Conduct

Users should understand that the Service and Site are available only for non-commercial, personal use. Users declare, accept and guarantee that no material of any kind, through their account, expressed or shared in any form of the Service will violate or infringe on the rights of any third person, including the rights of the author, brand, privacy, publicity, or any other personal or property rights; or that contain slanderous, defamatory, or illegal material. In addition, users promise to not collect or distribute email addresses and other contact information of users of the Service or Site via electronic or other mediums with the intentions of sending non requested emails or any other type of communication. Users also promise to not use sequences of automatic commands to compile information from the Service or Site for any purpose. In such, users are accepting that they will not be able to use the Service or the Site in illegal form or in any form that can harm, disable, overload, or deteriorate the site. Finally, users agree to not use the site to:

  • Download, publicize, transfer, store, or in any way make available any content that we consider to be harmful, threatening, illegal, defamatory, abusive, incendiary, accusatory, vulgar, obscene, fraudulent, invasive of privacy or to publicity rights, degrading to any racial or ethnic backgrounds or any other form;

  • Register for more than one personal account, register for an account under a name that is not your own (with the exception of accounts for organizations of Kurorum.org);

  • Publish or transfer any content that is considered suspicious of illicit, deceitful, or disloyal advertising;

  • Infringe on legislation prepared on the secrecy of communications;

  • Violate the intellectual property rights of third parties;

  • Impersonate any other person or entity, or falsely declare or distort yourself, your age, or your affiliation with any person or entity;

  • Download, publish, transfer, store, or in any way make available non solicited or non-authorized advertising, false offers, promotional material, “spam”, “chain mail”, “pyramid schemes”, or any other form of request.

  • Download, publish, transfer, share, store or put at disposition of the public any private information of any third party, including, without limits, addresses , phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers, ID and credit card information;

  • Solicit personal information of minors under the age of 17 or solicit passwords or personal identification information for commercial or illegal means;

  • Download, publish, transfer, share or put at disposal of the users any material containing software viruses or any type of computer code, archives or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any software, hardware, or telecommunications device;

  • Intimidate or threaten another user;

  • Download, publish, transfer, share, store or facilitate content that constitutes, hints or provides instructions for a criminal offence, violates the rights of any part, or that in any other way would or violates any local, state, national or international laws;

  • Use or attempt to use your account, service, or system without the authorization of the Company, or create a false identity on the Service or the Site;

  • Download, publish, transfer, share, store or facilitate content that, at the exclusive jurisdiction of the Company, is questionable or that restricts or inhibits any other person from using and enjoying the site, that could expose the Company or its users to any type of harm or liability of any kind.

  • User content published on the site

    You are the only person responsible for the photos, profile, messages, notes, texts, information, music, video, commercials and other content that is uploaded, published, or posted on or through the Service or the Site, or transmitted or shared with other users (together with the “User Content”). As a user you understand and accept that the Company can, but is not obligated to review and delete any User Content at our discretion, including without limits the User Content that at jurisdiction exclusive of the company, violates this Agreement or that could be offensive, illegal, or that could violate the rights, hurt, or threaten the security of other users.

    By publishing any user content on any part of the Site, you are automatically authorizing the Company an irrevocable, non-exclusive, transferable, completely paid and with world character (with the rights to sub license) license to use, copy, publically execute, reformat, translate, cite (in part or in full) and distribute said User Content for any means, in relation or promotion of the Site, to prepare derived works of the content, or to incorporate in other works such User Content, and to grant and authorize sub licenses of the prior. You will be able to remove User Content on the Site at any moment. Should you decide to delete your user content, the license granted prior will expire automatically.

    Policies on recurring offenses

    In accordance with current regulations and other applicable laws, the Company has adopted a policy of termination for appropriate circumstances and the discretion exclusive to the Company, with members that are considered repeat offenders. The Company will also be able, at our exclusive discretion, limit access to the Site and/or cancel affiliation of users that break the intellectual property rights of third parties, whether or not a recent occurrence.

    Connections with other Sites and Content

    The site contains (or can be sent through the Site or the Services) connections with other websites (Third party Sites), such as articles, photographs, texts, graphics, images, designs, music, sound, video, information, software and other content owned by Kuorum.org or by third party sites (Third Party Content). These third party sites and third party content are not investigated, supervised, or controlled in accuracy, adequacy, or integration by us, and we are not responsible for any third party site or any third party content published on our site, including, without limitation, the content, loyalty, offensive character, opinions, reliability, or the policies published by them or included in the third party sites or third party content. The inclusion of a link to any third party site or third party content does not imply the approval or support of the same by Kuorum.org. If you decide to leave the site and access the third party sites, you are doing so under your own risks and should be aware that our terms and conditions no longer apply. You should revise the terms and applicable policies, including the privacy practices and data collection of any site that you are accessing from Kuorum.org.

    Disputes between users

    You as a user are the only person responsible for your interactions with other users of Kuorum.org. We reserve the right, but are not obligated, to maintain the ability to follow disputes between you and other users.

    Privacy

    Managing in a secure form your personal information and protecting it at all times is one of the fundamental missions of our Company. Click here to see the Privacy Policy of Kuorum.org. By using this Service, you are conscience that your personal data will be transferred and processed through KUORUM.ORG SOCIAL S.L., Madrid, Spain.

    Legal Notice

    The Company refrains from being responsible in any form for any User Content or Third Party Content published on the site in relation to the Service, already published or brought about by the Users of the Site or by any of the groups or programs associated with or used on the Site or Service. Besides establishing rules for the codes of conduct of the users and their publications, we do not control and are not responsible for what the users publish on the site, and we are not responsible for any content that is offensive, inappropriate, obscene, illegal, or questionable that can be found on the Site or in relation to any User Content or Third Party Content. The Company is not responsible for the conduct, on or offline, or any user of the Site or Service.

    It is possible that the Service and the Site may be down for maintenance or other reasons from time to time. The Company does not assume responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, suppression, defects, operation or transmission delays, failures in the lines of communication, stolen or destructed or non-permitted access, or alterations of the modes of communication of the user. The Company is not responsible for any technical problem or malfunction of any telephone network or line, computer systems online, servers or suppliers, computer equipment, software, email or browser failure due to technical difficulties or internet traffic congestion or in any site or combination of the two, including injuries to users or to the Computer that any other person related to or derived from the participation or download of materials related with the Web and/or in relation with the Service. In no case will the Company be responsible for any loss or damage, including any loss or damage of any User Content or personal injuries or death, resulting from the use of any user of the Site or Service, any User Content or Third Party Content published on or through the Site or Service or transmitted to Users, or any interaction between users of the Site, both on or offline.

    THE SITE, SERVICE, AND CONTENT OF THE SITE IS PRESENTED “AS IS” AND THE SOCIETY RENOUNCES ANY AND ALL OF THE REPRESENTATIONS AND GUARANTEES, EXPLICIT OR IMPLICIT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE GUARANTEES IMPLICITS OF THE TITLE, COMMERCIALIZATION, AND ABILITY FOR A PARTICULAR PROPOSAL OR VIOLATION. THE COMPANY CANNOT GUARANTEE NOR PROMISEANY RESULTS SPECIFIC TO THE USER AND/OR SITE. THE COMPANY DOES NOT REPRESENT OR GUARANTEE THAT THE CONTENT OR MATERIALS ON THE SITE ARE EXACT, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, UP TO DATE OR FREE OF ERRORS, ORTHAT THE SITE AND ITS SERVERS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. IN SUCH, ONE SHOULD BE CAREFUL IN THEIR USE AND DOWNLOAD OF ANY CONTENT OR OF MATERIALS AND USE KNOWN SOFTWARE TO DETECT AND GET RID OF VIRUSES.

    The Company reserves the right to modify all of the contents of the Site and Services offered through the site at any moment without prior warning. Reference to products, services, processes and other information, by commercial name, registered trademark, manufacturer, provider or others does not insinuate or imply support, sponsorship, affiliation, or recommendation of the aforementioned by the Company.

    Limits of Responsibility

    IN NO CASE SHOULD THE COMPANY, ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS RESPONSIBLE FOR YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY MEMBER FOR INDIRECT DAMAGES, CONSEQUENCES, COPIES, INCIDENTS, PUNITIVES, INCLUDING THE LOSS OF BENEFITS OR LOSS OF DATA DERIVED FROM THE USE OF THE SITE OR SERVICES OR ANY PART OF THE CONTENT OF THE SITE OR OF OTHER MATERIALS ACCESSED BY THE SITE, INCLUDING IF THE COMPANY IS AWARE OR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO ANY DISPOSICION OTHER THAN THE PRESENT, THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE COMPANY FOR YOU FOR ANY CAUSE, DESPITE THE FORM OF ACTION, AT ANY MOMENT IS LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID BY THE USER TO THE COMPANY FOR THE SERVICE PROVIDED DURING THE AMOUNT OF TIME THEY HAVE BEEN A MEMBER OF THE WEBSITE, BUT IN NO CASE WILL THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE COMPANY EXCEED 100€. AS A USER YOU RECOGNIZE THAT IF YOU DO NOT PAY THE DUES TO THE COMPANY FOR THE SERVICE, YOU WILL BE SUBJECT TO JUDICIAL REPREMANDMENT TO THE AMOUNT PREMITTED BY LAW, AND WILL NOT HAVE THE RIGHT TO DAMAGES AND PREJUDICE OF ANY TYPE ON BEHLAF OF THE COMPANY, INDEPENDENT TO THE CAUSE OF THE ACTION.

    Applicable Legislation, Competition and Jurisdiction

    By visiting or using the Site and/or Service, you are accepting that the laws of Spain and the Madrid Region, without considering the conflict between the two sets of laws and registering these Terms of Use and any dispute of any kind that can come up between you and the Company or any of our partners. In terms of any dispute or claim you are promising to refrain from taking action in relation to the same, except in the state and local court, you are giving your consent and renouncing all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and non-desirable forums with respect to the competence and jurisdiction of the state and local courts of the community of Madrid.

    Indemnify

    You accept to indemnify and maintain the Company, their subsidiaries, and any of their directors, officers, agents, contractors, associates and employees, reimbursement of and against any loss, responsibility, claim, demand, damage, costs, including legal fees, that come up of or in connection with any User Content, any third party content that is published or shared through the Services, your use of the Service or Site, your behavior in relation to the Service or Site or with other Users of the Service or site, or any violation of this Agreement or of any law or rights of any Third party member.

    Content

    As a user you recognize and accept that any question, comment, suggestion, idea, commentary, or other information about the Site or the Service (Presentations), that relates to the Company are not confidential and converts to property exclusive to the Company. The Company will have exclusive rights, including all of the intellectual property rights, and will have the free use and diffusion of these communications for any proposal, commercial or otherwise, without your acknowledgement or compensation.

    Other

    These terms of use constitute the complete agreement between the user and the Company with respect to the use of the Site and/or Service and substitute any previous agreement between you and the Company in regards to the use of the Site or the Service. Failure of the business to follow through with any of these Terms of Use does not renounce said right or provision in that or any other instant. If any provision of this Agreement is considered invalid, the rest of the Agreement continues to be true and in full effect. If any provision of these Conditions of the Site is considered illegal, null or inapplicable for any reason, said provision is considered separate from these Terms of Use and will not affect the validity and applicability of the remaining provisions.