General Terms of Use

Hello, and welcome to our Terms and Conditions of Use. This is important and affects your legal rights, so please read them carefully. We hope you’re sitting comfortably. Here we go…

Thanks for choosing Keepads. By using to use keepads.com, you are expressing and acknowledging your acceptance of the following terms and conditions of use. If you don’t agree with these Terms, then please don’t use Keepads.

We reserve the right to make modifications to the General Terms of Use. Please note that we may make such changes at our own discretion and without prior announcement. Please consult this page often by clicking on “General Terms of Use” at the bottom of each page of Keepads.

Definitions

« You » and « your » refer to you, as a user of the Site.
A « user » is someone who accesses, browses, crawls, scrapes, or in any way uses the Site.
« We », « us », and « our » refer to Keepads.

« "Content" » means text, images, photos, audio, video, location data, and all other forms of data or communication.
« Your Content » means Content that you submit or transmit to, through, or in connection with the Site, such as ratings, Q&A, thanks, actualities, messages, and information that you publicly display or displayed in your account profile.
« User Content » means Content that users submit or transmit to, through, or in connection with the Site.
« Keepads Content » means Content that we create and make available in connection with the Site.
« Third Party Content » means Content that originates from parties other than Keepads or its users, which is made available in connection with the Site.
« Site Content » means all of the Content that is made available in connection with the Site, including Your Content, User Content, Third Party Content, and Keepads Content.

Translation

We may translate these Terms into other languages for your convenience. Nevertheless, the French version governs your relationship with Keepads, and any inconsistencies among the different versions will be resolved in favor of the French version.

1 – Using the Site

Eligibility

To access or use the Site, you must be 18 years or older and have the requisite power and authority to enter into these Terms. The minors over the age of 13 are allowed to register for services on the express condition that they first obtained from parents or legal guardian permission to do so. You may not access or use the Site if we have previously banned you from the Site or closed your account.

Permission to use the site

We grant you permission to use the Site subject to the restrictions in these Terms. Your use of the Site is at your own risk, including the risk that you might be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent, inaccurate, objectionable, or otherwise inappropriate.

Users accounts

To register for free and use some of the features that are offered through the Site, you must create a Keepads account in order to set up your professional or personal page.

To achieve that, you must provide your data in the inscription formula which exists for this purpose. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account password. You are also responsible for all activities that occur in connection with your account. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account. We reserve the right to close your account at any time for any or no reason.

In creating your account or your page, we ask that you provide complete and accurate information about yourself or your activity to bolster your credibility as a contributor to the Site. You may not impersonate someone else (e.g., adopt the identity of a celebrity or your next-door neighbor), create or use an account for anyone other than yourself, provide an email address other than your own, or create multiple accounts. In the event you provide false, inaccurate, misleading or likely to mislead information, Keepads reserves the right to suspend or terminate your account without notice or compensation. Keepads also reserves the option to temporarily or permanently deny you access to all or to parts of the Services.

2 – Restrictions of users

You agree not to, and will not assist, encourage, or enable others to:

  • Violate the Terms ;
  • Modify, adapt, appropriate, reproduce, distribute, translate, create derivative works or adaptations of, publicly display, sell, trade, or in any way exploit the Site or Site Content (other than Your Content), except as expressly authorized by Keepads ;
  • Use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other automated device, process or means to access, retrieve, scrape, or index any portion of the Site or any Site Content ;
  • Reverse engineer any portion of the Site ;
  • Remove or modify any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notice that appears on any portion of the Site or on any materials printed or copied from the Site ;
  • Record, process, or mine information about other users ;
  • Access, retrieve or index any portion of the Site for purposes of constructing or populating a searchable database of business reviews;
  • Reformat or frame any portion of the Site ;
  • Take any action that imposes, or may impose, in our sole discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on Keepads’s technology infrastructure or otherwise make excessive traffic demands of the Site ;
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site, user accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Site through hacking, password mining or any other means ;
  • Use the Site or any Site Content to transmit any computer viruses, worms, defects, Trojan horses or other items of a destructive nature (collectively, "Viruses") ;
  • Use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Site, or otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site ;
  • Use the Site to violate the security of any computer network, crack passwords or security encryption codes ; disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise cause harm to, the Site or Site Content ; or
  • Remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with any security-related features of the Site, features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of Site Content, or features that enforce limitations on the use of the Site.

3 – Content

Keepads allows users to contribute different kinds of content, including Q&A, thanks, photos, videos, events, votes, tips, private messages, and the "about" page.

As a holder of a Keepads account, you may submit content in the following conditions :

Conditions

  • You must not post any Content which is abusive, insulting or threatening, or which promotes or encourages racism, sexism, hatred or bigotry; or encourages any illegal activity including, without limitation, terrorism, inciting racial hatred or the submission of which in itself constitutes committing a criminal offence; or contains expletives or language which could be deemed offensive or is likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
  • Please do not write a fake or defamatory review, trading reviews with other businesses, or compensating someone or being compensated to write or remove a review ;
  • Do not reproduce and / or communicate to the public via this Site, contents without obtaining copyright permission, when required ;
  • Do not retrieve content from other websites or other users ;
  • Do not disclose confidential or personal information about others. Do not post videos or photos of other people without their permission, please also do not publish the full names of other people unless you're referring to service providers commonly use their own names to identify their trade;
  • Do not publish a content that has the effect of disorganizing or preventing normal use of Keepads, or interrupting and / or slowing down normal circulation of communications between users.


In case of breach of one or more of these rules, Keepads reserves the right to suspend your (your) account (s) and page (s) concerned, to automatically delete litigious messages and content, to prevent publication of your profile.

You can report any time a behavior or content on the Keepads manifestly contrary to the rules set out above.

Intellectual property rights

You shall be solely responsible for your own Content and the consequences of submitting and publishing your Content on Keepads. You affirm, represent, and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to publish Content you submit.

Anything that you post or otherwise make available on our Products is referred to as "User Content." You retain all rights in the User Content you post to Keepads.

You retain all intellectual property rights in your content, but you are required to grant limited rights to Keepads and its users. For example, you have published a feedback on a page, the owner of this page has the right to use this feedback in its advertising campaigns, provided the source display : www.keepads.com or logo of Keepads.

Edit and share content

You have the right to publish your own content, modify and delete it at any time. By publishing your content, you agree that anyone using Keepads can probably use your content without restriction.
In addition, you can allow a specified user to access and collaborate on content you have created; but accordingly Keepads is not responsible for the problems resulting from sharing or publication of a content by users.

4 – Privacy

Personal data

In France, personal data are especially protected by law n ° 78-87 of 6 January 1978, Act No. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004, Article L. 226-13 of the Penal Code and the European Directive of October 24, 1995.

In accordance with Articles 38 and following of the law 78-17 of 6 January 1978 on computers, files and freedoms, every user has a right of access, rectification and opposition to personal data concerning him.

The purpose of collecting personal data

Keepads collects personal data for internal use to provide the best service, such as improved ergonomics and interface to maintain a consistent and reliable user experience.

Note that we may disclose information about you to third parties if we have a good faith belief that such a disclosure is reasonably necessary to:

  • Take action regarding suspected illegal activities ;
  • Enforce or apply our Terms and Privacy Policy ;
  • Comply with legal process or other government inquiry, such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute, judicial proceeding, or other legal process served on us ;
  • Protect our rights, reputation, and property, or that of our users, affiliates, or the public. If you use the Site outside of the European Union, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the European Union and the United States.

Cookies

By using or accessing the Site, you are consenting to Indeed’s use of Cookies.

This Site uses cookies to improve your experience. The use of cookies is essential for Keepads. You will need to identify your region and language in order to interact with the Site. You may delete or block all cookies from this site, but your interaction with the Site will be limited. Cookies used by Keepads enable us to improve our Site functionality and deliver a more personalized browsing experience for you. We do not store personal information via cookies.

5 – Applicable Laws and Court of Jurisdiction

The laws of France shall be applied to the use of this Site.

In case of dispute to the interpretation of the General Terms of Use, the competent Court will be the Commercial Court of Paris.

6 – Miscellaneous

  • While Keepads endeavors to ensure that the Website is normally available 24 hours a day, it will not be liable if for any reason it is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to the Site may be suspended temporarily and without notice in case of a system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond Keepads’s control;
  • The Site may include links to other websites or applications (each, a "Third Party Site"). We do not control or endorse any Third Party Site. You agree that we are not responsible for the availability or contents of such Third Party Sites. Your use of Third Party Sites is at your own risk ;
  • The Terms contain the entire agreement between you and us regarding the use of the Site, and supersede any prior agreement between you and us on such subject matter. The parties acknowledge that no reliance is placed on any representation made but not expressly contained in these Terms;
  • Any failure on Keepads’s part to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The failure of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder ;
  • If any provision of the Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid, then only that provision shall be modified to reflect the parties' intention or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that the Terms shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable ;
  • The Terms, and any rights or obligations hereunder, are not assignable, transferable or sub licensable by you except with Keepads’s prior written consent, but may be assigned or transferred by us without restriction. Any attempted assignment by you shall violate these Terms and be void ;
  • The section titles in the Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

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