Terms of Service
You may not further use the Services if you are not of legal age to form a binding contract with the Company. You further represent that you are not barred from receiving Services under any and all applicable laws. The Company reserves the right to refuse access to the C-Membership subscription or Services to new users or to terminate access granted to existing users at any time.
If you are entering into this agreement on behalf of a company or other legal entity, you represent that you have the authority to bind such entity to these terms and conditions, in which case the terms “you” or “your” (as further defined below) will refer to such entity. If you do not have such authority, or if you do not agree with these terms and conditions, you must not accept this agreement and may not use the Services.
You may not access the Services if you are direct competitor of Company or it’s affiliates, except with prior written consent. In addition, you may NOT access the Services for the purpose of monitoring their availability, performance or functionality, or for any other benchmarking or competitive purpose.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Acceptance of Terms
Changes to This Agreement
Ownership of Data on Platform
Scope of Service
Grant of Non-Exclusive License
Intellectual Property Rights
Disclaimer of Warranties and Liabilities
Limitations on Liability
Contracting and Notices
Governing Law and Dispute Resolution
“Company”: C-INNOVATION, its affiliates, successors, and permitted assigns including but not limited to its, agents, officers, directors, consultants, and employees as they may relate to the C-Membership Subscription Services.
“Platform”: Any website or portion of a website owned and/or operated by Company which requires login credentials to gain access or utilize Services.
“C-Membership Services”/“Service(s)”: Any software, information, data, or service whether provided directly by Company or through its affiliates, successors, or permitted assigns to any user/registrant as part of or related to the C-Membership Subscription.
“C-Membership Subscription”: The membership service(s) provided to users including but not limited to C-INNOVATION insights, research reports, and analysis of Fintech and Fintech related properties/topics.
“Account”: Unique username created and assigned to each user which will be used to access the C-Membership Services on the Platform. All access to the Services must be conducted through a valid Account.
“User/Registrant”: Any individual or entity who uses Services whether digital or offline and/or any person or entity authorized by Company to use the Services through login credentials.
“You” or “Your”: Any User/Registrant whether an individual or entity who may be bound by the terms of this Agreement.
ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
The Company possesses, owns, controls, operates, and/or manages certain electronic data stored or hosted in data server(s) which is/are accessible through the Company; without limiting the generality of the foregoing it is clarified by Company that the Company includes the data server(s), associated media, and "online" or electronic documentation and/or all such software and materials which are provided by Company to its clients for accessing the database in an effective and efficient manner. The Company, may at its discretion, add, modify or remove any of the Services being provided by it from time to time without notice.
In order to use the Services, you will have to register on the Platform and create an account (“Account”). You are prohibited from selling, trading or otherwise transferring your Account to another party. If you become aware of any unauthorized access of your Account information or any other breach of security, you shall immediately notify the Company, not later than 1 (one) day from becoming aware of such unauthorized use. You may be held liable for losses incurred by the Company or any other user or visitor to the Platform due to unauthorized or authorized use of your Account as a result of your failure in keeping your Account information secure and confidential.
You shall be permitted to access the Services only upon creating an Account and obtaining a registration on the Platform. Your ability to continue using the Services is subject to your continued registration on the Platform.
You shall ensure and confirm that the Account information provided by you is complete, accurate and up to date. If there is any change in the Account information, you shall promptly update your Account information on the Platform. The Company reserves the right to terminate or suspend your Account if any of the Account information you provided is found to be untrue, inaccurate, or incomplete, in addition to any right that the Company may have against you at law or in equity, for any misrepresentation or information provided by you.
CHANGES TO THIS AGREEMENT
OWNERSHIP OF DATA ON PLATFORM
All data whether collected automatically while you used the Services or provided otherwise by you with an intention to use the service, including all communication with Company, including its employees, officers and associated third parties ARE AND WILL BE THE SOLE PROPERTY OF THE COMPANY.
Discontinuation of Services either by you or from Company, whether after use or due to disagreement with any conditions or changes in this agreement; will not result in any change of ownership of data and the data thus collected will continue to be the sole property of the Company.
SCOPE OF SERVICE
The Company is only a facilitator amongst its clients/registered users. Any contract between you and any other registered user on the Platform shall be strictly a contract between you and such registered user(s) and the Company shall not be a party to the same. This may also include certain offline services which may be provided by the Company, which shall provide an opportunity to the users of the Platform to interact with other registered users of the Platform in an offline mode. The risk of any losses or damages incurred by you due to any such contract or usage of any information or data provided on the Platform shall be solely upon you. The Company shall not and is not required to mediate or resolve any dispute or disagreement between you and such registered user(s).
Company has not independently verified and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, reliability, suitability or usefulness of any portion of the Services, the website, or any content or information provided in the Platform.
Usefulness of Services, its feature, functionalities, and information, offered by Company, including the correctness and accuracy of information, is your own discretion. Company will always strive to offer the best Services possible.
Company will welcome your request for additional services, suggestions, and comments however the implementation or acceptance of such requests, suggestions, or comments will be at sole discretion of the Company.
Company or any of its employees, directors, or officers will not be responsible for any action you take on the basis of information or data provided by Company, which may result in any litigation, legal proceedings, or material damages that may occur to you or to any third party.
If you have a complaint for any interruption or error in the Company or the Services, then Company shall remove or cure such interruption or error within a reasonable time period.
GRANT OF NON-EXCLUSIVE LICENSE
Company grants and you accept a non-exclusive, non-sub-licensable and/or limited license to access the Platform and Services, solely for your use.
You agree that you shall not claim any ownership in or rights to the Company including the data or content originated by the Company. Other than the License to access the Platform and Services, you shall not have any right, title or interest in the Company.
You expressly understand and agree that the Company, its subsidiaries and/or affiliates and its officers, directors, consultants, agents, employees, or vendors shall not be liable to you, or any third party for:
Any direct, indirect, consequential, exemplary, punitive or incidental loss or damages which may be incurred by you, however caused. This shall inter alia include any loss of profit, any loss of goodwill or business reputation, any loss of data suffered or other intangible losses; and
Any loss or damage incurred by you including but not limited to (i) any loss or damage as a result of any changes which the Company may make to the Services or any permanent or temporary cessation in the provision of the Services or of any features within the Services, or (ii) the deletion of, corruption of, or failure to store any content and other communications data maintained or transmitted by or through your use of the Services.
The limitations on the Company’s liability to you, as set out below shall apply, whether or not such loss or damages were foreseeable and whether or not the Company has been advised of or should have been aware of the possibility of any such losses or damages.
The limitations and exclusions in this section apply to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.
In consideration of the grant of license and provision of the services of Company, you may be required to pay a mutually decided subscription fee. Company reserves all rights to terminate the subscription or access to the platform in case of non-payment of fee.
In order to make payments online, you undertake to use a valid payment card, to have sufficient funds or credit available to complete the payment. You will be solely responsible for the security and confidentiality of your payment card details. By providing payment card information, you represent, warrant and covenant that you are legally authorized to provide such information and perform payments from the payment card account.
Unless otherwise stated, fees do not include any taxes, levies, duties, or similar governmental assessments of any nature including but not limited to value-added, sales, use, or withholding taxes, assessable by any local, state, provincial, federal, or foreign jurisdiction. You are responsible for paying all taxes associated with you purchase hereunder. If Company has any legal obligation to pay or collect taxes for which you are responsible under this paragraph, the appropriate amount shall be invoiced and paid by you, unless you provide a valid tax exemption certificate authorized by the appropriate taxing authority.
You agree and covenant to keep confidential all the information that you may have access to and/or possess by using our Platform or Services. Such confidential information shall, without limitation, include, information relating to technical, contractual, product, pricing and other valuable information that should be reasonably understood as confidential.
You hereby agree to use the same degree of care that you uses to protect your own confidential information and will not use the Confidential Information, except for it’s intended use, and will not disclose to third parties said Confidential Information except upon written permission of Company or where otherwise required by law. Company is and shall remain the owner of said Confidential Information and, upon termination of your subscription to the Company you will return any Confidential Information to Company. Your obligations relating to Confidential Information shall not extend to information which: (a) is in or comes into the public domain from a source other than the Company; (b) was independently known or developed by you or already possessed by you at the time of disclosure; (c) came from a third party source not under obligation to Company to maintain confidentiality thereof; and/or (d) is required to be disclosed by operation of law.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
Except as expressly permitted in this Agreement, you shall not be entitled to use the license provided by Company or the data or content originated by Company in any form without the prior consent and approval in writing of the authorized representative of Company.
You agree and acknowledge that nothing herein shall give you any right, title or interest in the Company.
You agree not to access (or attempt to access) the Platform or Services by any means other than through the interface that is provided by the Company. You shall NOT use any deep-link, robot, spider or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the Platform or content, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Platform or any content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not specifically made available through the Platform.
All electronic communications and content presented and/or passed to you, including that is presented and/or passed from remote access connections, may be monitored, examined, saved, read, transcribed, stored, or retransmitted in the course of daily operations by any duly authorized employee or agent of Company in the exercise of their duties, or by law enforcement authorities who may be assisting Company in investigating possible contravention/non-compliance with applicable law. Electronic communications and content may be examined by automated means. Further, Company has the right to reject, at its sole discretion, from the website any electronic communications or content deemed not to be in compliance with the corporate policies and procedures of Company.
You hereby further confirm that you will NOT do any of the following:
Copy, display, reproduce, duplicate, transfer, adapt, modify, publish or distribute (electronically or otherwise), except for the purpose of using the Company, any of the documentation or the data contained in the Platform in any manner whatsoever;
Modify, translate or create derivative works of the data collated and presented in the Platform;
Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, resell, market, export, commercialize or otherwise transfer rights or usage of Company;
Allow any unauthorized third parties or persons from accessing or using the data in a way that would constitute a breach of this Agreement;
Upload or distribute files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of the Platform or another’s computer;
Utilize the data for any purpose or project other than the permitted use as set forth in this Agreement or for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by the applicable laws.
The Platform and the processes and their selection and arrangement, including but not limited to all text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, computer code and data/information on the Platform is owned and controlled by the Company.
The trademarks, logos and service marks displayed on the Platform are the property of the Company or respective third parties. You are not permitted to use the marks without the prior consent of the Company or the third party that may own the marks.
Except as expressly provided herein, you acknowledge and agree that you shall not copy, republish, post, display, translate, transmit, reproduce or distribute any content through any medium without obtaining the necessary authorization from the Company.
Any content (data, reports, analysis, and publications) published on the Platform are the property of Company and are protected by French and international copyright law and other intellectual property laws. You acknowledge that the content is proprietary to Company: (a) works of original authorship, including compiled content containing Company’s and/or its licensors' selection, arrangement, coordination, and expression of such content or preexisting material it has created, gathered, or assembled, and (b) information that has been created, developed, and maintained by Company or its licensors at great expense of time and money such that misappropriation or unauthorized use by others for commercial gain would unfairly and irreparably harm Company and/or its licensors. You will not commit or permit any act or omission that would impair Company and/or its licensors' proprietary and intellectual property rights over its content.
You will not: (a) use the Platform, Data, or Services in violation of or beyond the license granted herein, (b) permit any other party to access the Platform or Data, or otherwise sell, rent, license, or distribute Data to any third party, (c) interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of the Platform or Services, or (d) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Platform or Services.
Except as permitted herein, you will not directly or indirectly copy the content in whole or in part without the express written consent of Company. You shall not decompile, disassemble, electronically transfer, access the data programmatically, de-encrypt, or reverse engineer the content, or translate it into another computer language. All of your rights to use the content are expressly stated herein and are subject to the further restrictions set forth herein; there are no implied rights, and Company reserves all rights not expressly granted to you. Inquiries regarding permission to copy or use Platform in any other manner should be directed to Company’ executive representative.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITIES
You expressly understand and agree that your use of the Platform and Services is at your sole risk and that the Services are provided ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ without warranty or any kind, express, implied, statutory or otherwise.
The Company will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a consequence of unauthorized use of your Account or Account information in connection with the Platform or any Services, either with or without your knowledge.
The Company has endeavored to ensure that all the information on the Platform is correct, but the Company neither warrants nor makes any representations regarding the quality, accuracy, or completeness of any data, information, or Service. The Company shall not be responsible for the delay or inability to use the Platform or related functionalities, failure to provide functionalities, or for any information, software, functionalities and related graphics obtained through the Platform, or otherwise arising out of the use of the Platform, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise. Further, the Company shall not be held responsible for non-availability of the Platform during periodic maintenance operations or any unplanned suspension of access to the Platform that may occur due to technical reasons or for any reason beyond the Company’s control. The Company accepts no liability for any errors or omissions, with respect to any information provided to you whether on behalf of itself or third parties.
Any material or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Platform is done at your own discretion and risk. You shall be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or other device or loss of data that results from the download of any such material or data.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
In no event will Company have any liability to you for any lost profits or revenues or for any direct, special, incidental, consequential, cover, or punitive damages however caused, whether in contract, tort, or under any other theory of liability, and whether or not Company have been advised of the possibility of such damages. The foregoing disclaimer shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.
The Company is required to do so by law (for example, where the provision of the Services to you is, or becomes, unlawful or upon receiving request for termination by law enforcement or other government agencies);
The provision of the Services to you by the Company is, in the Company’s opinion, no longer commercially viable, or in any way detrimental to the Company, its business or the Platform; or
The Company has elected to discontinue, with or without reason, access to the Platform, the Services (or any part thereof).
The Company may also terminate or suspend all or a portion of your Account or access to the Services with or without reason. Termination of your Account may include: (i) removal of access to all offerings within the Platform or with respect to the Services; (ii) deletion of your materials and Account Information, including your personal information, log-in ID and password, and all related information, files and materials associated with or inside your Account; and (iii) barring of further use of the Services.
You agree that all terminations shall be made in the Company’s sole discretion and that the Company shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your Account (and accompanying deletion of your Account Information), or your access to the Platform and Services.
The termination of your Account shall not relieve you of any liability that you may have incurred or may incur in relation to use of Services provided prior to such termination. If you or the Company terminate your use of the Platform, the Company may delete any content or other materials relating to your use of the Platform and Services and the Company will have no liability to you or any third party for doing so.
ALL SALES ARE FINAL. COMPANY WILL NOT PROVIDE REFUNDS FOR ANY SUBSCRIPTION SERVICES PAID FOR AND/OR RECEIVED BY A USER. BY TERMINATING YOUR SUBSCRIPTION, YOUR MEMBERSHIP SHALL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL THE NEXT RENEWAL PERIOD AND YOUR MEMBERSHIP WILL NOT BE RENEWED AT THE NEXT RENEWAL PERIOD.
CONTRACTING AND NOTICES
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Except as otherwise specified, all notices, permissions, and approvals hereunder must be in writing and shall be deemed received upon personal delivery, or the fifth business day after mailing. Notices to you shall be addressed to the system administrator designated by you for your relevant services account, and or the contact information provided during registration for the Platform and/or other Services.
GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
The terms stated herein shall be governed and interpreted by and construed in accordance with the laws of France. Further, any of the disputes arising out by use of any of the Services, if not resolved amicably, shall be referred to the arbitration, of single arbitrator. The decision of the arbitral tribunal shall be final and binding. The language of arbitration shall be French.
Each party shall comply with the export laws of France and other applicable jurisdictions in providing and using the Services. Without limiting the foregoing, each party represents that it is not named on any French government list of persons or entities prohibited from receiving exports, and you shall not permit users to access services in violation of any French export embargo, prohibition, or restriction.