Tributise terms of use

This Statement of Terms and Conditions ("Statement", “STC” or "Terms") is our terms of service that governs our relationship with users and others who interact with Tributise, as well as Tributise brands, products and services, which we call the “Tributise Services” or “Services”.

By using or accessing the Tributise Services, you agree to this Statement.

  1. Community Standards

Tributise is a community where people write and share tributes. A tribute is by definition something positive, something good, something nice that you write about someone or something.

We ask that the tributes that you write, the comments that you make about other tributes, and any other communication on or via the Tributise platform, help to maintain this spirit of positive writing.

If we are made aware of content that is controversial or sensitive then we may remove it or limit the audience that sees it.

  1. Privacy

Your privacy is very important to us. Please see our Privacy Policy for details.  

Sharing Your Content and Information

  1. You can control how the content that you post on Tributise is shared through your privacy settings.
  2. When you publish content or information using the Public setting, it means that you are allowing everyone, including people outside of Tributise, to access and use that information, and to associate it with you.
  3. We always appreciate your feedback or other suggestions about Tributise, but you understand that we may use your feedback or suggestions without any obligation to compensate you for them (just as you have no obligation to offer them).
     
  4. Safety

We do our best to keep Tributise safe, but we cannot guarantee it. We need your help to keep Tributise safe, which includes the following commitments by you:

  1. You will not post content that: is hate speech, threatening, or pornographic; incites violence; or contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence.
  2. You will not use Tributise to do anything unlawful, misleading, malicious, or discriminatory.
  3. You will not post unauthorized commercial communications (such as spam) on Tributise.
  4. You will not collect users' content or information, or otherwise access Tributise, using automated means (such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers) without our prior permission.
  5. You will not engage in unlawful multi-level marketing, such as a pyramid scheme, on Tributise.
  6. You will not upload viruses or other malicious code.
  7. You will not solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else.
  8. You will not bully, intimidate, or harass any user.
  9. You will not develop or operate a third-party application containing alcohol-related, dating or other mature content (including advertisements) without appropriate age-based restrictions.
  10. You will not do anything that could disable, overburden, or impair the proper working or appearance of Tributise, such as a denial of service attack or interference with page rendering or other Tributise functionality.
  11. You will not facilitate or encourage any violations of this Statement or our policies.
     
  1. Registration and Account Security

Here are some commitments you make to us relating to registering and maintaining the security of your account:

  1. You will not create an account for anyone other than yourself without permission.
  2. You will not create more than one personal account.
  3. If we disable your account, you will not create another one without our permission.
  4. You will not use Tributise if you are under 13.
  5. You will keep your contact information accurate and up-to-date.
  6. You will not share your password, let anyone else access your account, or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your account.
  7. You will not transfer your account to anyone without first getting our written permission.
  8. If you select a username or similar identifier for your account, we reserve the right to remove or reclaim it if we believe it is appropriate (such as when a trademark owner complains about a username that does not closely relate to a user's actual name).
     
  1. Protecting Other People's Rights

We respect other people's rights, and expect you to do the same.

  1. You will not post content or take any action on Tributise that infringes or violates someone else's rights or otherwise violates the law.
  2. We can remove any content or information you post on Tributise if we believe that it violates this Statement or our policies.
  3. If we remove your content for infringing someone else's copyright, and you believe we removed it by mistake, we will provide you with an opportunity to appeal.
  4. If you repeatedly infringe other people's intellectual property rights, we will disable your account when appropriate.
  5. You will not use our copyrights or Trademarks or any confusingly similar marks, except with our prior written permission.
  6. You will not post anyone's identification documents or sensitive financial information on Tributise.
  1. About Advertisements and Other Commercial Content Served or Enhanced by Tributise

Although we do not currently offer advertising on Tributise, we may in the future deliver advertising and other commercial or sponsored content that is valuable to our users and advertisers. In order to help us do that, you agree to the following:

  1. You give us permission to use your name, profile picture, content, and information in connection with commercial, sponsored, or related content (such as a brand you like) served or enhanced by us. This means, for example, that you permit a business or other entity to pay us to display your name and/or profile picture with your content or information, without any compensation to you. If you have selected a specific audience for your content or information, we will respect your choice when we use it.
  2. We do not give your content or information to advertisers without your consent.
  3. You understand that we may not always identify paid services and communications as such.
     
  1. Amendments
    1. We may make changes to these terms and other policies, guidelines or other terms referenced in or incorporated by this Statement from time to time.
    2. Your continued use of the Tributise Services, following changes to our terms, policies or guidelines, constitutes your acceptance of our amended terms, policies or guidelines.
       
  2. Termination

If you violate the letter or spirit of this Statement, or otherwise create risk or possible legal exposure for us, we can stop providing all or part of Tributise to you. You may also delete your account at any time. 

  1. Disputes
    1. You will resolve any claim, cause of action or dispute (claim) you have with us arising out of or relating to this Statement or Tributise exclusively in the Swiss courts and you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating all such claims. The laws of Switzerland will govern this Statement, as well as any claim that might arise between you and us, without regard to conflict of law provisions.
    2. If anyone brings a claim against us related to your actions, content or information on Tributise, you will indemnify and hold us harmless from and against all damages, losses, and expenses of any kind (including reasonable legal fees and costs) related to such claim. Although we provide rules for user conduct, we do not control or direct users' actions on Tributise and are not responsible for the content or information users transmit or share on Tributise. We are not responsible for any offensive, inappropriate, obscene, unlawful or otherwise objectionable content or information you may encounter on Tributise. We are not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of Tributise.
    3. We try to keep Tributise online, bug-free, and safe, but you use it at your own risk. We provide Tributise as is without any express or implied warranties including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. We do not guarantee that Tributise will always be safe, secure or error-free or that Tributise will always function without disruptions, delays or imperfections. Tributise is not responsible for the actions, content, information, or data of third parties, and you release us, our directors, officers, employees, and agents from any claims and damages, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with any claim you have against any such third parties. Our aggregate liability arising out of this statement or Tributise will not exceed the greater of one Swiss Franc (Fr.1.00) or the amount you have paid us in the past twelve months. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In such cases, Tributise's liability will be limited to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.
       
  2. Definitions
    1. By "Tributise" or” Tributise Services” we mean the features and services we make available, including through (a) our website at www.tributise.com and any other Tributise branded or co-branded websites (including sub-domains, international versions, widgets, and mobile versions); (b) our Platform; (c) other media, brands, products, services, software (such as a toolbar), devices, or networks now existing or later developed. Tributise reserves the right to designate, in its sole discretion, that certain of our brands, products, or services are governed by separate terms and not this STC.
    2. By "Platform" we mean a set of APIs and services (such as content) that enable others, including application developers and website operators, to retrieve data from Tributise or provide data to us.
    3. By "information" we mean facts and other information about you, including actions taken by users and non-users who interact with Tributise.
    4. By "content" we mean anything you or other users post, provide or share using Tributise Services.
    5. By "data" or "user data" or "user's data" we mean any data, including a user's content or information that you or third parties can retrieve from Tributise or provide to Tributise through Platform.
    6. By "post" we mean post on Tributise or otherwise make available by using Tributise.
    7. By "use" we mean use, run, copy, publicly perform or display, distribute, modify, translate, and create derivative works of.
    8. By "application" we mean any application or website that uses or accesses Platform, as well as anything else that receives or has received data from us.  If you no longer access Platform but have not deleted all data from us, the term application will apply until you delete the data.
       
  3. Other
    1. This Statement is an agreement between you and Tributise.com.  References to “us,” “we,” and “our” mean Tributise.
    2. This Statement makes up the entire agreement between the parties regarding Tributise, and supersedes any prior agreements.
    3. If any portion of this Statement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining portion will remain in full force and effect.
    4. If we fail to enforce any of this Statement, it will not be considered a waiver.
    5. Any amendment to or waiver of this Statement must be made in writing and signed by us.
    6. You will not transfer any of your rights or obligations under this Statement to anyone else without our consent.
    7. All of our rights and obligations under this Statement are freely assignable by us in connection with a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, or by operation of law or otherwise.
    8. Nothing in this Statement shall prevent us from complying with the law.
    9. This Statement does not confer any third party beneficiary rights.
    10. We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you.
    11. You will comply with all applicable laws when using or accessing Tributise.


By using or accessing Tributise Services, you agree that we can collect and use such content and information in accordance with the Privacy Policy as amended from time to time.

Contacting Us
If there are any questions regarding this policy you may contact us using the information below.
tributise.com
Panoramaweg 5

CH-5454 Bellikon

Switzerland
Last Edited on 2016-01-30

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