1. Your Access to the Services
No one under 13 years of age is allowed to use or access the Services. By using the Services, you state that:
a) You’re at least 13 years old;
b) You can form a binding contract with us, or, if you’re over 13 but under the age of majority in your jurisdiction, that your legal guardian has reviewed and agrees to these Terms;
c) You’re not barred from using the Services under all applicable laws; and
d) You haven’t been permanently suspended or removed from the Services.
If you are accepting these Terms on behalf of another legal entity, including a business or government entity, you represent that you have full legal authority to bind such entity to these Terms.
3. Your Use of the Services
Subject to your complete and ongoing compliance with these Terms, we grant you a personal, non-transferable, non-exclusive, revocable, limited license to access and use the Services. We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you by these Terms.
We’re always improving our Services, which means we may add or remove features, products, or functionalities. While we will try to inform you in advance, there may be instances where this is not possible. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Services (in whole or in part, including any Content) at any time, for any reason or no reason, with or without notice to you. Any future release, update, or other addition to functionality of the Services will be subject to these Terms, which may be updated from time to time. You agree that we will under no circumstances be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuation of the Services or any part thereof.
You acknowledge that temporary interruptions in the availability of the Services may occur from time to time as normal events. All items and services offered through our Services are offered subject to availability.
4. Fees and Payment Information
You’re responsible for paying all fees in connection with your use of the Services (“Fees”). For more information on Fees, please see our General Listing Fee Structure, our Job Listing Fee Structure, and our Volunteer Opportunity Posting Fee Structure which are incorporated by this reference into, and made a part of, these Terms.
We may change the Fees or benefits associated with our Services from time to time with reasonable advance notice of material changes; provided, however, that no advance notice will be required for temporary promotions, including temporary reductions in the Fees associated with our Services. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any changes in Fees will apply no earlier than 30 days following notice to you.
You are also solely responsible for collecting and/or paying any applicable taxes for any purchases or sales you make through our Services and we shall have no liability whatsoever therefor. To the extent permitted by law, if you have any late or unpaid Fees, your account will be subject to enforcement pursuant to the terms of Section 9 herein.
You may submit your debit card, credit card, or other payment information (“Payment Information”) via our Services to pay your Fees. We use third-party service providers to process your Payment Information. If you submit your Payment Information, you agree to pay all costs that you incur, and you give us permission to charge you when your Fee is due for an amount that includes these costs and any applicable taxes and fees. All transactions are final, and we do not refund or credit for partially used billing periods.
5. Your Account and Account Security
You are solely responsible for the information associated with your Account and anything that happens related to your Account. You must maintain the security of your Account and immediately notify us if you discover or suspect that someone has accessed your Account without your permission. You should not share your password with anyone else. We recommend that you use a strong password that is used only with your Account.
You will not license, sell, or transfer your Account without our prior written approval.
6. Your Content
The Services may contain information, text, links, graphics, photos, videos, audio, streams, or other materials such as Listed Goods and Services, Third-Party Content, Advertisements, Promotions, and Events (collectively, “Content”), including Content that you post using our Services (“Your Content”). We take no responsibility for and we do not expressly or implicitly endorse, support, or guarantee the completeness, truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any of Your Content.
By submitting Your Content to the Services, you represent and warrant that you have all rights, power, and authority necessary to submit Your Content to the Services and to grant us the rights to Your Content contained within these Terms. For example, if you submit a job posting as an employer, you represent and warrant to us that you have the authority to do so. Because you alone are responsible for Your Content, you may expose yourself to liability if you post or share Content without all necessary rights.
You retain all ownership rights you have in Your Content, but you grant us the following license to use that content:
When Your Content is posted using our Services, you grant us a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, transferable, and sublicensable license to use, copy, modify, adapt, prepare derivative works of, distribute, store, perform, and display Your Content and any name, username, voice, or likeness provided in connection with Your Content in all media formats and channels now known or later developed anywhere in the world. This license includes the right for us to make Your Content available for syndication, broadcast, distribution, or publication by other companies, organizations, or individuals who partner with us. You also agree that we may remove metadata associated with Your Content, and you irrevocably waive any claims and assertions of moral rights or attribution with respect to Your Content.
Any ideas, suggestions, and feedback about us or our Services that you provide to us are entirely voluntary, and you agree that we may use such ideas, suggestions, and feedback without compensation or obligation to you.
7. Our Role and Other Content
Our role is expressly limited to making the Services available to and maintaining it for our users. We are an intermediary and not an agent or fiduciary for any user for any purpose. We are independent from all users and no partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by our operation of the Services. We are not responsible for the actual sale or purchase of any good or service listed on or through our Services (“Listed Goods and Services”) and we do not control the information related to any Listed Goods and Services, nor the acts or omissions of any buyer, seller, or user. We may, but are not obligated to, provide intermediary services between users in connection with customer service or dispute resolution matters. In the event we elect in our sole discretion to provide intermediary services, then our decision is final and binding on all parties and cannot be appealed, challenged or reversed unless a judgment is obtained from a competent court.
The Services may contain links to third-party websites, products, or services, which may be posted by advertisers, our affiliates, our partners, or other users (“Third-Party Content”). Third-Party Content is not under our control, and we are not responsible for any third party’s websites, products, or services. The Services may also contain sponsored third-party advertisements (“Advertisements”). The type, degree, and targeting of Advertisements are subject to change, and you acknowledge and agree that we may place Advertisements in connection with the display of any Content or information on the Services, including Your Content.
If you choose to use the Services to conduct a promotion, including a contest or sweepstakes (“Promotion”), you alone are responsible for conducting the Promotion in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, including but not limited to creating official rules, offer terms, eligibility requirements, and compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations which govern the Promotion (such as licenses, registrations, bonds, and regulatory approval). Your Promotion must state clearly that the Promotion is not sponsored by, endorsed by, or associated with us, and the rules for your Promotion must require each entrant or participant to release us from any and all liability related to the Promotion. You acknowledge and agree that we will not assist you in any way with your promotion, and you agree to conduct your Promotion at your own risk.
If you choose to use the Services to host an event, whether in-person or otherwise, (“Event”), you alone are responsible for conducting the Event in compliance with all laws and regulations, including but not limited to compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations which govern the Event (such as licenses, registrations, bonds, and regulatory approval), and ensuring the safety and well-being of participants. Your posting and other Event-related communications must state clearly that it is not sponsored by, endorsed by, or associated with us. You agree to release us from any and all liability related to the Event. You acknowledge and agree that we will not assist you in any way with your promotion, and you agree to conduct your Promotion at your own risk.
Your interaction with any Listed Good or Service, Third-Party Content, and Advertisement, and your participation in any Promotion or Event is entirely at your own risk and you should make any investigation you feel necessary before proceeding with such interaction or participation.
8. Things You Cannot Do
When using or accessing our Services, you must comply with these Terms and all applicable laws, rules, and regulations. Please review our Rules of Conduct, which are incorporated by this reference into, and made a part of, these Terms and contain our rules about prohibited content and conduct. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to modify our Rules of Conduct (in whole or in part) at any time, for any reason or no reason. In addition to what is prohibited in our Rules of Conduct, you may not do any of the following:
- Use the Services to violate applicable law or infringe any person’s or entity’s intellectual property rights or any other proprietary rights;
- Use the Services in any manner that could interfere with, disable, disrupt, overburden, or otherwise impair the Service;
- Gain access to (or attempt to gain access to) another user’s Account or any non-public portions of the Services, including the computer systems or networks connected to or used together with the Services;
- Upload, transmit, or distribute to or through the Services any viruses, worms, malicious code, or other software intended to interfere with the Services, including its security-related features;Access, search, or collect data from the Services by any means (automated or otherwise); or
- Use the Services in any manner that we reasonably believe to be an abuse of or fraud on VanWaIRL.com or any payment system.
We encourage you to report content or conduct that you believe violates these Terms or our Rules of Conduct by emailing Support@VeitaProject.com
9.Policy Enforcement, and Termination
Although we have no obligation to do so, we reserve the right always to monitor and review all aspects of our Services, including your Account activity and Your Content. We may, in our sole discretion, at any time without notice, for any reason and length of time, including for violating these Terms, violating our Rules of Conduct, violating any law, rule, or regulation applicable to users of our Service, or if you otherwise, in our sole discretion, create or are likely to create liability for us: (i) modify or remove Your Content or any portion thereof; (ii) limit the functionality of or suspend your Account; (iii) terminate your Account; and/or (iv) ban you from using our Services. If we terminate your Account and/or ban you from using our Services pursuant to this Section 9, you shall pay all Fees due to us no later than 30 days after such termination or ban. In the event of collection enforcement, you shall be liable for any costs associated with such collection, including, but not limited to, legal costs, attorneys’ fees, courts costs, and collection agency fees.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Section 9, you agree that we may access, preserve, and disclose your Account information and Your Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access, preservation, or disclosure is reasonably necessary, such as to: (i) comply with legal process; (ii) enforce this Agreement; (iii) respond to claims that Your Content violates the rights of third parties; (iv) respond to your requests for customer service; (v) for continued provision of Services to other individuals or (vi) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Veita Project or any other person.
The foregoing shall never limit our right to pursue other disciplinary action or to take any available legal action against you for breaching these Terms or our Rules of Conduct. If you breach these Terms, we may, but have no obligation to, consider your usage history and the specific circumstances in applying our policies. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to be as tough or lenient as we choose with policy enforcement. You agree that we have no liability to you or anyone else arising from our enforcement decisions.
Provided that all Fees owed to us are paid, you may terminate these Terms at any time and for any reason by deleting your Account and discontinuing use of all Services. If you stop using the Services without deactivating your Account, your Account may be deactivated due to prolonged inactivity.
The following sections will survive any termination of these Terms or of your Account: 4 (Fees and Payment Information), 6 (Your Content), 8 (Things You Cannot Do), 9 (Policy Enforcement and Termination), 12 (Indemnity), 13 (Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability), 14 (Governing Law and Venue), and 16 (Miscellaneous).
10. Procedure for Making and Reporting Claims of Copyright Infringement
We respect the intellectual property of others and require you to do so too while using our Services. We may, in appropriate circumstances and at our discretion, disable or terminate the Accounts of users who infringe the copyrights of others. If you believe that your work has been used in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our DMCA designated agent with a notice that includes the following information:
- An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright;
- Identification of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed (if there are multiple works, please provide a list);
- A description of what material or activity you claim is infringing and where it is located on the Services;
- Your address, telephone number, and email address;
- A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
- A statement by you, that the above information in your notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
- A sample notice from the US Copyright Office is available at https://www.copyright.gov/512/sample-notice.pdf. Please send the notice to:
Lane Powell PC
601 SW Second Ave, Suite 2100
Portland, OR 97204-3158
Be aware that if you knowingly misrepresent that any activity or material on our Service is infringing, you may be liable to us for certain costs and damages.
If you believe Your Content was wrongly removed due to a mistake or misidentification in a copyright notice, please provide our DMCA designated agent a counter notification that complies with the requirements of 17 U.S.C. § 512(g)(3).
11. Intellectual Property
We own and operate the Services. The visual interfaces, graphics, design, compilation, information, data, computer code, products, services, trademarks, and all other elements of the Services (“Materials”) that we provide are protected by intellectual property and other laws. All Materials included in the Services are the property of us or our third-party licensors. You acknowledge and agree that you shall not acquire any ownership rights whatsoever by downloading Materials or by paying your Fees. Except as expressly authorized by us, you may not make use of the Materials. We reserve all rights to the Materials not granted expressly in these Terms.
Except to the extent prohibited by law, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Veita Project, its affiliates, and their respective, directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, third-party service providers, and licensors (the “Veita Project Entities”) harmless from and against any claim or demand made by any third party, and any related liability, damage, loss, and expense (including costs and attorneys’ fees) due to, arising out of, or in connection with: (a) your use of the Services, (b) your violation of these Terms, (c) your violation of applicable laws or regulations, or (d) Your Content. We reserve the right to control the defense of any matter for which you are required to indemnify us, and you agree to cooperate with our defense of these claims.
13. Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability
Nothing in these Terms will prejudice the statutory rights that you may have as a user of the Services. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation of liability as stated in this section, so the below terms may not fully apply to you. Instead, in such jurisdictions, the exclusions and limitations below shall apply only to the extent permitted by the laws of such jurisdictions.
THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, LEGAL, OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING FROM THE COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. THE VEITA PROJECT ENTITIES DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, OR ERROR FREE; THAT THEY WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; THAT WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION OR WITHOUT INTERRUPTION; THAT DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT OUR SERVICES OR SERVERS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU USE OUR SERVICES AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT MAY RESULT. WE DO NOT CONTROL, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING YOUR CONTENT, LISTED GOODS AND SERVICES, THIRD-PARTY CONTENT, ADVERTISEMENTS, PROMOTIONS, AND EVENTS, MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH OR ON OR LINKED TO THE SERVICES OR THE ACTIONS OR INACTIONS OF ANY THIRD PARTY OR USER. THE VEITA PROJECT ENTITIES ARE NOT A PARTY TO ANY TRANSACTION OR INTERACTION BETWEEN USERS AND/OR ANY THIRD-PARTY.
IN NO EVENT WILL ANY OF THE VEITA PROJECT ENTITIES BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR LOST PROFITS ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR THE SERVICES, INCLUDING THOSE ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SERVICES THAT IS ALLEGED TO BE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL. ACCESS TO, AND USE OF, THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR DEVICE OR COMPUTER SYSTEM, OR RESULTING LOSS OF DATA. IN NO EVENT WILL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF THE VEITA PROJECT ENTITIES EXCEED TWELVE (12) MONTHS’ WORTH OF FEES ACTUALLY PAID TO US PRIOR TO THE DATE THE CLAIM ARISES. THE LIMITATIONS OF THIS SECTION WILL APPLY TO ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, INCLUDING THOSE BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, STATUTE, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF THE VEITA PROJECT ENTITIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGE, AND EVEN IF ANY REMEDY SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
14.Governing Law and Venue
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, any claims arising out of or relating to these Terms or the Services will be governed by the laws of the State of Washington, without regard to its conflict of laws rules; all disputes related to these Terms or the Services will be brought solely in the federal or state courts located in Seattle, Washington and you and we consent to personal jurisdiction in these courts.
15.Changes to these Terms
We may make changes to these Terms from time to time. If we make changes, we will post the revised Terms and update the Effective Date above. If the changes, in our sole discretion, are material, we may also notify you by sending an email to the address associated with your Account or by otherwise providing you with notice through our Services. By continuing to access or use the Services on or after the Effective Date of the revised Terms, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms. If you do not agree to the revised Terms, you must stop accessing and using our Services before the changes become effective.
These Terms are a legally-binding agreement between you and us. If you have any questions about these terms, please contact us at Support@VeitaProject.com.