Terms & Conditions

Effective Date: February 1st, 2016

THE AGREEMENT: The use of this website and services on this website provided by Next Gates AB (hereinafter referred to as “Company”) are subject to the following Terms & Conditions (hereinafter the “Agreement”), all parts and sub-parts of which are specifically incorporated by reference here. This Agreement shall govern the use of all pages on this website (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Website”) and any services provided by or on this Website (“Services”).

1) Definitions

The parties referred to in this Agreement shall be defined as follows:

  1. Company, Us, We: The Company, as the creator, operator, and publisher of the Website, makes the Website, and certain Services on it, available to users. Company, Us, We, Our, Ours and other first-person pronouns will refer to the Company, as well as all employees and affiliates of the Company.
  2. You, the User, the Client: You, as the user of the Website, will be referred to throughout this Agreement with second-person pronouns such as You, Your, Yours, or as User or Client.
  3. Parties: Collectively, the parties to this Agreement (the Company and You) will be referred to as Parties.

2) Assent & acceptance

By using the Website and its Services, You warrant that You have read and reviewed this Agreement and other related Agreements (Ask us Terms of Service, Events Terms of Service and Privacy Policy) and that You agree to be bound by it. If You do not agree to be bound by this Agreement, please leave the Website immediately. The Company only agrees to provide use of this Website and Services to You if You assent to this Agreement.

3) Age restriction

You must be at least 18 (eighteen) years of age to use this Website or any Services contained herein. By using this Website, You represent and warrant that You are at least 18 years of age and may legally agree to this Agreement. The Company assumes no responsibility or liability for any misrepresentation of Your age.

4) License to use website

The Company may provide You with certain information as a result of Your use of the Website or Services. Such information may include, but is not limited to, documentation, data, or information developed by the Company, and other materials which may assist in Your use of the Website or Services (“Company Materials”). Subject to this Agreement, the Company grants You a non-exclusive, limited, non-transferable and revocable license to use the Company Materials solely in connection with Your use of the Website and Services. The Company Materials may not be used for any other purpose, and this license terminates upon Your cessation of use of the Website or Services or at the termination of this Agreement.

5) Intellectual property

You agree that the Website and all Services provided by the Company are the property of the Company, including all copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, and other intellectual property (“Company IP”). You agree that the Company owns all right, title and interest in and to the Company IP and that You will not use the Company IP for any unlawful or infringing purpose. You agree not to reproduce or distribute the Company IP in any way, including electronically or via registration of any new trademarks, trade names, service marks or Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), without express written permission from the Company.

  1. In order to make the Website and Services available to You, You hereby grant the Company a royalty-free, non-exclusive, worldwide license to copy, display, use, broadcast, transmit and make derivative works of any content You publish, upload, or otherwise make available to the Website (“Your Content”). The Company claims no further proprietary rights in Your Content.
  2. If You feel that any of Your intellectual property rights have been infringed or otherwise violated by the posting of information or media by another of Our users, please contact Us and let Us know.

6) User obligations

As a user of the Website or Services, You may be asked to register with Us. When You do so, You will choose a user identifier, which may be Your email address or another term, as well as a password. You may also provide personal information, including, but not limited to, Your name. You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of this information. This identifying information will enable You to use the Website and Services. You must not share such identifying information with any third party, and if You discover that Your identifying information has been compromised, You agree to notify Us immediately in writing. Email notification will suffice. You are responsible for maintaining the safety and security of Your identifying information as well as keeping Us apprised of any changes to Your identifying information. Providing false or inaccurate information, or using the Website or Services to further fraud or unlawful activity is grounds for immediate termination of this Agreement.

7) Acceptable use

You agree not to use the Website or Services for any unlawful purpose or any purpose prohibited under this clause. You agree not to use the Website or Services in any way that could damage the Website, Services, or general business of the Company.

  1. You further agree not to use the Website or Services:
  1. To harass, abuse, or threaten others or otherwise violate any person’s legal rights;
  2. To violate any intellectual property rights of the Company or any third party;
  3. To upload or otherwise disseminate any computer viruses or other software that may damage the property of another;
  4. To perpetrate any fraud;
  5. To engage in or create any unlawful gambling, sweepstakes, or pyramid scheme;
  6. To publish or distribute any obscene or defamatory material;
  7. To publish or distribute any material that incites violence, hate, or discrimination towards any group;
  8. To unlawfully gather information about others.

8) Privacy information

Through Your Use of the Website and Services, You may provide Us with certain information. By using the Website or the Services, You authorize the Company to use Your information in Sweden and any other country where We may operate.

  1. Information We May Collect or Receive: When You register for an account, You provide Us with a valid email address and may provide Us with additional information, such as Your name or billing information. Depending on how You use Our Website or Services, We may also receive information from external applications that You use to access Our Website, or We may receive information through various web technologies, such as cookies, log files, clear gifs, web beacons or others.
  2. How We Use Information: We use the information gathered from You to ensure Your continued good experience on Our website, including through email communication. We may also track certain aspects of the passive information received to improve Our marketing and analytics, and for this, We may work with third-party providers.
  3. How You Can Protect Your Information: If You would like to disable Our access to any passive information We receive from the use of various technologies, You may choose to disable cookies in Your web browser. Please be aware that the Company will still receive information about You that You have provided, such as Your email address. If You choose to terminate Your account, the Company will store information about You for the following number of days: 5. After that time, it will be deleted.

9) Assumption of risk

  1. Advertisements. The NextGates Business platform may include advertisements, which may be targeted to content or information on the NextGates Business platform, queries made through the NextGates Business platform, or other information, in an effort to make them relevant to you. The types and extent of advertising by NextGates Business are subject to change. In consideration for NextGates Business granting you access to and use of the NextGates Business platform, you agree that NextGates Business and its third party providers and partners may place such advertising on the NextGates Business platform. If you wish to become an advertiser, you will be required to enter into separate and supplemental terms with us about providing advertising services on the NextGates Business platform.
  2. Legal, medical & other professional contributors. Some users who post content are members of legal, medical, and other licensed professions (collectively, “professional contributors”). Content posted by professional contributors should be not be relied on as a substitute for advice from a professional that is appropriate for your specific situation. NextGates Business has provided certain disclaimer template language that professional contributors may edit and incorporate in their answers. Ethics rules differ by state or location, and it is the responsibility of professional contributors to determine and provide disclaimers appropriate for their profession and the content provided.
  3. Buttons, links and widgets. You have permission to use NextGates Business buttons, links, and widgets, subject to these Terms of Service (including the disclaimers and limitations of liability) and provided that: (a) your use of such buttons, links and widgets link only to the NextGates Business platform; (b) you will not modify such buttons, links, or widgets or associated code in any manner; (c) you will not use any such buttons, links, or widgets in any manner which implies or suggests that NextGates Business endorses, sponsors, or recommends the website on which such buttons, links and widgets are used; and (d) the use of such buttons, links and widgets, and the website on which such buttons, links and widgets are used do not violate NextGates Business Privacy policy.
  4. Web resources and third-party services. The NextGates Business platform may also offer you the opportunity to visit links to other websites or to engage with third-party products or services. You assume all risk arising out of your use of such websites or resources.
  5. Services that require separate agreement. Certain features or services may require that you enter into a separate and supplemental written agreement prior to use.

10) Sales

The Company may sell goods or services or allow third parties to sell goods or services on the Website. The Company undertakes to be as accurate as possible with all information regarding the goods and services, including product descriptions and images. However, the Company does not guarantee the accuracy or reliability of any product information, and You acknowledge and agree that You purchase such products at Your own risk.
If You are unhappy with a service being sold on Our Website, You may request a refund.

11) Reverse engineering & security

You agree not to undertake any of the following actions:

  1. Reverse engineer, or attempt to reverse engineer or disassemble any code or software from or on the Website or Services;
  2. Violate the security of the Website or Services through any unauthorized access, circumvention of encryption or other security tools, data mining or interference to any host, user or network.

12) Data loss

The Company does not accept responsibility for the security of Your account or content. You agree that Your use of the Website or Services is at Your own risk.

13) Indemnification

You agree to defend and indemnify the Company and any of its affiliates (if applicable) and hold Us harmless against any and all legal claims and demands, including reasonable attorney’s fees, which may arise from or relate to Your use or misuse of the Website or Services, Your breach of this Agreement, or Your conduct or actions. You agree that the Company shall be able to select its own legal counsel and may participate in its own defense, if the Company wishes.

14) Spam policy

You are strictly prohibited from using the Website or any of the Company’s Services for illegal spam activities, including gathering email addresses and personal information from others or sending any mass commercial emails.

15) Third-party links & content

The Company may occasionally post links to third party websites or other services. You agree that the Company is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage caused as a result of Your use of any third party services linked to from Our Website.

16) Modification & variation

The Company may, from time to time and at any time without notice to You, modify this Agreement. You agree that the Company has the right to modify this Agreement or revise anything contained herein. You further agree that all modifications to this Agreement are in full force and effect immediately upon posting on the Website and that modifications or variations will replace any prior version of this Agreement, unless prior versions are specifically referred to or incorporated into the latest modification or variation of this Agreement.

  1. To the extent any part or sub-part of this Agreement is held ineffective or invalid by any court of law, You agree that the prior, effective version of this Agreement shall be considered enforceable and valid to the fullest extent.
  2. You agree to routinely monitor this Agreement and refer to the Effective Date posted at the top of this Agreement to note modifications or variations. You further agree to clear Your cache when doing so to avoid accessing a prior version of this Agreement. You agree that Your continued use of the Website after any modifications to this Agreement is a manifestation of Your continued assent to this Agreement.
  3. In the event that You fail to monitor any modifications to or variations of this Agreement, You agree that such failure shall be considered an affirmative waiver of Your right to review the modified Agreement.

17) Entire agreement

This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding between the Parties with respect to any and all use of this Website. This Agreement supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous agreements or understandings, written or oral, regarding the use of this Website.

18) Service interruptions

The Company may need to interrupt Your access to the Website to perform maintenance or emergency services on a scheduled or unscheduled basis. You agree that Your access to the Website may be affected by unanticipated or unscheduled downtime, for any reason, but that the Company shall have no liability for any damage or loss caused as a result of such downtime.

19) Term, termination & suspension

The Company may terminate this Agreement with You at any time for any reason, with or without cause. The Company specifically reserves the right to terminate this Agreement if You violate any of the terms outlined herein, including, but not limited to, violating the intellectual property rights of the Company or a third party, failing to comply with applicable laws or other legal obligations, and/or publishing or distributing illegal material. If You have registered for an account with Us, You may also terminate this Agreement at any time by contacting Us and requesting termination. At the termination of this Agreement, any provisions that would be expected to survive termination by their nature shall remain in full force and effect.

20) No warranties

You agree that Your use of the Website and Services is at Your sole and exclusive risk and that any Services provided by Us are on an “As Is” basis. The Company hereby expressly disclaims any and all express or implied warranties of any kind, including, but not limited to the implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose and the implied warranty of merchantability. The Company makes no warranties that the Website or Services will meet Your needs or that the Website or Services will be uninterrupted, error-free, or secure. The Company also makes no warranties as to the reliability or accuracy of any information on the Website or obtained through the Services. You agree that any damage that may occur to You, through Your computer system, or as a result of loss of Your data from Your use of the Website or Services is Your sole responsibility and that the Company is not liable for any such damage or loss.

21) Limitation on liability

The Company is not liable for any damages that may occur to You as a result of Your use of the Website or Services, to the fullest extent permitted by law. This section applies to any and all claims by You, including, but not limited to, lost profits or revenues, consequential or punitive damages, negligence, strict liability, fraud, or torts of any kind.

22) General provisions

  1. Changes to these terms. We may amend this agreement (including any policies, such as the privacy policy, copyright policy that are incorporated into this agreement) at any time, in our sole discretion. If we amend material terms to this agreement, such amendment will be effective after we send you notice of the amended agreement. Such notice will be in our sole discretion, and the manner of notification could include, for example, via email, posted notice on the NextGates Business platform, or other manner. If you do not agree to the amendments or to any of the terms in this agreement, your only remedy is to cancel your account or to cease use of the NextGates Business platform.
  2. Governing law and jurisdiction. You agree that NextGates Business is operated in Sweden and will be deemed to be solely based in Kalmar and a passive service for purposes of jurisdictional analysis. For any claims for which arbitration is inapplicable, you agree that such claims will be brought in court of Sweden and governed by laws of Sweden, without regard to any conflict of law provisions.
  3. Use outside of Sweden. NextGates Business expressly disclaims any representation or warranty that the NextGates Business platform complies with all applicable laws and regulations outside of Sweden. If you use the NextGates Business platform outside of Sweden, you expressly understand and agree that you are responsible for determining compliance with different laws, regulations, or customs that may apply in connection with your use of the NextGates Business platform.
  4. Applications and mobile devices. If you access the NextGates Business platform through a NextGates Business application, you acknowledge that this agreement is between you and NextGates Business only, and not with another application service provider or application platform provider (such as apple inc. Or google inc.), which may provide you the application subject to its own terms. To the extent you access the NextGates Business platform through a mobile device, your wireless carrier’s standard charges, data rates, and other fees may apply.
  5. Assignment. You may not assign or transfer this agreement (or any of your rights or obligations under this agreement) without our prior written consent; any attempted assignment or transfer without complying with the foregoing will be void. We may freely assign or transfer this agreement. This agreement inures to the benefit of and is binding upon the parties and their respective legal representatives, successors, and assigns.
  6. Electronic communications. You consent to receive communications from us by email in accordance with this agreement and applicable law. You acknowledge and agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically will satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
  7. Entire agreement/ severability. This agreement supersedes all prior terms, agreements, discussions and writings regarding the NextGates Business platform and constitutes the entire agreement between you and us regarding the NextGates Business platform (except as to services that require separate written agreement with us, in addition to this agreement). If any provision in this agreement is found to be unenforceable, then that provision will not affect the enforceability of the remaining provisions of the agreement, which will remain in full force and effect.
  8. Interpretation. In construing or interpreting the terms of this agreement: (i) the headings in this agreement are for convenience only, and are not to be considered, and (ii) no presumption is to operate in either party’s favor as a result of its counsel’s role in drafting this agreement.
  9. Notices. All notices permitted or required under this agreement, unless specified otherwise in this agreement, must be sent in writing as follows in order to be valid: (i) if to you, by us via email to the address associated with your account, and (ii) if to us, by you via info@nextgates.se. Notices will be deemed given (a) if to you, when emailed, and (b) if to us, on receipt by us.
  10. Relationship. This agreement does not create a joint venture, agency, partnership, or other form of joint enterprise between you and us. Except as expressly provided herein, neither party has the right, power, or authority to create any obligation or duty, express or implied, on behalf of the other.
  11. Waiver. No waiver of any terms will be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. Our failure to assert a right or provision under this agreement will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
  12. Further assurances. You agree to execute a hard copy of this agreement and any other documents, and to take any actions at our expense that we may request to confirm and effect the intent of this agreement and any of your rights or obligations under this agreement.
  13. Contact. Feel free to contact us through nextgates.se/contact with any questions about these terms. NextGates Business is located at Verkstadsgatan 1B, 392 39 Kalmar, Sweden

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