Service Terms

Catalysis reserves the right to change or modify any of the terms and conditions contained in them at any time and at its discretion. If Catalysis changes or modifies these Terms of Service, Catalysis will post the changes to these Terms of Service on the website and indicate at the top of this page the date on which this Terms of Service was last revised. We may also choose to notify you of any material changes or modifications to the Terms of Service through your email address that you used to register on the Site. Any changes or modifications will take effect immediately after the revisions are posted on the Site. Your continued use of the Site after the posting of changes or modifications will constitute and confirm your agreement and acceptance of such changes or modifications. It is your responsibility to regularly check this Site to determine if there have been changes to these Terms of Service and to review them. If you do not agree with the amended Terms of Service, discontinue using the Site. As our services are evolving over time, we may change or discontinue all or part of the Services, at any time and without notice, at our discretion.

Service Terms

 

1. Eligibility

Children (under 13) are not eligible to use the Site in any way. You may use the Site only if you are over 18 years of age, an emancipated minor, or if you have legal consent from parents or guardians, are fully able to enter into a binding contract with Catalysis and are not prevented from using the Site under applicable terms. of law. If you are between 14 and 18 years old, you can only use the Site in conjunction with and under the supervision of your parents or legal guardians. Users may not submit information about or identify children in any way, and Catalysis has the right to interrupt access to the Site in the event that a user does so. In any case, you claim that you are over 13 years old. If you are under 13, do not use the Site. If Catalysis finds that you are under the age of 13 and that your personally identifiable information has been collected, we will delete your account and all personal information associated with it.

 

2. User contributions

By registering on the Site, you can participate in a challenge or competition on the Site (a "Challenge"). These and other features of the Site allow you to submit or otherwise submit your own content, research, idea or comment (your “Contributions”).

Your contributions to Catalysis on the website are completely voluntary, non-confidential and free. You grant Catalysis and all Organizers (as defined below), and Challenge Sponsors (collectively “Partners”) and other Users a free, unrestricted, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and totally royalty-free worldwide license to use any idea, expression of ideas, contribution or other materials that you submit on this Site, without restrictions of any kind and without any payment or other consideration of any kind, permission or notification to you or to third parties.

The license must include, without limitation, the irrevocable right to reproduce, prepare derivative works (for example, a publication commemorating a Challenge), combine with other works, alter, translate, distribute copies, display, perform, license the Contribution or parts of it, and all rights contained therein, in the name of Catalysis, or its partners, throughout the universe, perpetually, in any and all media known now or in the future.

You represent and warrant that you are the owner of all Contributions and have all legal rights and authority to grant Catalysis and its partners the license and rights set forth herein. All necessary licenses, permissions, releases and consents (including, without limitation, privacy releases and / or advertising releases required for Contributions that depict people, products, businesses or other content) have been obtained for you to grant the licenses contained in this document .

Your contribution represents your own original work, you have all the necessary rights to disclose your contribution to Catalysis and partners and, in doing so, the review and / or use of your contribution by Catalysis or partners will not infringe, according to with your knowledge, rights of any other individual or entity.

You understand that disclosing your contribution to Catalysis or to a challenge sponsor does not establish a confidential relationship or requires Catalysis or a partner to treat your contribution (or any related content) as secret or confidential.

You understand that Catalysis or a partner has no obligation, express or implied, to develop or use your contribution. You understand that Catalysis and its partners assume no obligation with respect to any Contribution.

You acknowledge that Catalysis or a partner, directly or indirectly, may be working on the same contribution or a contribution similar to your contribution, or you already know this contribution from other sources. You also understand that other users may be working on the same or similar contribution.

You agree that (except to the extent that these terms are replaced by a separate agreement, in writing by you and Catalysis or a Representative), you irrevocably release Catalysis and its partners from any and all actions, causes of actions, claims , damages, liabilities and claims, absolute or contingent and of any nature, that you have now or later may or should have against Catalysis and a partner and its affiliates and subsidiaries or their respective successors and assigns in relation to your Contribution, including, without limitation, the way in which Catalysis or a challenge sponsor uses its contribution directly or indirectly.

Your contribution, including any personally identifiable information, is voluntary. You are responsible for the content of your Contribution and agree to defend (at the discretion of Catalysis and at your own cost), indemnify and exempt Catalysis and any partner from any damage, loss, cost or expense, including attorney's fees, that Catalysis and a partner may incur as a result of its contribution.

If you are viewing the Site on a public computer or using another computer to which multiple people have potential access, you agree to follow good practices and ensure that you are sufficiently disconnected and disconnected from this Site and the computer system you are using to prevent uninformed contributions. authorized.

You agree that Catalysis and its partners will not be responsible for any fees that are or are payable as a result of copying, distributing or displaying the Contributions, including, without limitation, the fees: (i) for any images or recording video embedded in Contributions; (ii) for any underlying composition or works incorporated in any Contributions; or (iii) to any actor, model, writer, creator, composer, artist or entity affiliated with the artist.

Catalysis reserves the right to review, edit or delete from the Site any Contribution that Catalysis, in its sole discretion or in consultation with a partner, as necessary, deems illegal, offensive or inappropriate.

You acknowledge and declare that you have read and fully understood these Terms of Service and appreciate the nature, extent and consequences of these Terms of Service, and submitting your contributions on the website is entirely voluntary.

 

3. Organizers

"Organizers" are users who help manage our challenges. If you are an Organizer, you acknowledge that you have read and agreed to the Organizer Agreement sent to you by Catalysis. If you are interested in becoming an organizer, contact oi@catalise.social.

 

4. Challenges

The Challenges on the Site will be defined, moderated, administered and managed by Catalysis, together with other identified organizations that act as sponsors of the Challenge (the "Challenge Sponsor"), as well as certain Organizers. Challenge Sponsors are often identified on the Site as "sponsors", along with their names and logos. Challenges are governed by separate challenge conditions (the "Challenge Rules") which, in the event of a conflict, will take precedence over this Terms of Service.

Unless explicitly stated in the Challenge Rules, no compensation is due to you or anyone else for any inadvertent, intentional or unintended use of that Contribution, related Contributions or Contributions derived from your Contribution.

5. Concession and Use Restrictions

 

The Site is owned and operated by Catalysis. The visual interfaces, graphics, design, compilation, information, computer code, products, software (including any downloadable software), services and all other elements of the Site provided by Catalysis (the "Materials") are protected by copyright, commercial image, copyright, patent and trademark laws, international conventions and all other relevant intellectual property and property rights and applicable laws. Except for any Contributions and content submitted by you and other Users, all Materials contained on the Site are owned by Catalysis or its subsidiaries or affiliated companies and / or Challenge Sponsor or third party licensors. All trademarks, service marks and trade names are the property of Catalysis or its affiliates or Challenge Sponsors and / or third parties.

Where Catalysis has licensed elements of the Materials to a Challenge Sponsor for the purposes of that individual or entity operating its own 'branded' Challenge site using the same User community, you grant the same rights to the Sponsor as you do for the Catalysis under this Terms of Service.

Catalysis grants you a non-exclusive and revocable right to use the Site for its intended purpose, provided that you do not sell, license, distribute, copy, modify, perform or publicly display, transmit, publish, edit, adapt, create derivative works or make unauthorized use of the materials.

Catalysis grants you a limited license to use the Materials and the Website provided by Catalysis and its partners on this Website, solely for your personal, non-commercial use, to submit any Contributions, Comments or other content, subject to this Terms of Service. Nothing contained herein should be construed as conferring in any way, whether by implication, impediment or otherwise, any title or ownership of, or rights to, exclusive use of any intellectual property right.

Catalysis reserves the right to revise its Contributions to ensure compliance with this Terms of Service. Catalysis reserves the right to deny or revoke access to this Site for any User, or part of it, at any time, in its sole discretion, with or without cause. Your access to this site will terminate in violation of this Terms of Service.

The user is granted the use of Contributions, as stated in the Terms of Service, and the use of any content contained in the Contributions will be entirely at their own risk, for which neither Catalysis nor its partners will be responsible. It is your responsibility to ensure that any Contribution content you wish to use or develop is appropriate for your specific requirements.

Although Catalysis strives to ensure that this Site is available at all times, Catalysis will not be liable if, for any reason, this Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

 

6. Communications with the site administrator

The Site has the following means of communication with Catalysis as Site administrator:

"Contact us" in the "My Account" section allows you to send an email directly to the site administrator.

The "Report comment" is available for all comments and allows any user to point out content, posts or messages that the user considers offensive or harmful and allows Catalysis to decide the course of action. Catalysis, in consultation with a partner, as necessary, has the right to remove material that it deems offensive to users and / or to suspend a user's registration.

If three Users report the same content, Contributions, posts or messages as offensive or harmful, such content, Contribution, post or message will be immediately "deleted" on the Site and the Catalysis will contact the User and decide the course of action above, including removing material that you find offensive or republishing that material if it is determined not to be.

At the end of this Terms of Service, an email address is provided for questions about this Terms of Service.

You will receive e-mail messages (the "Notifications") from the Site to the e-mail address on My Account, in order to (i) inform you and your User activities related to the Challenges you are following and (ii) send an e -mail informing about new challenges and other related issues (iii) updates to the Forum and (iv) updates to the Banco de Ideias. You can choose not to receive previous notifications in Settings (defined below) and the latest using the "unsubscribe" feature in the email.

 

7. Usage restrictions

By using the Site, you agree to the following:


Catalysis may retain and use the personal information that you register on the Site. Each user has a profile ("My Account") that is self-managed.

We are a family owned and operated business.

Your My Profile page i) is created after registration on the website (name, email address, location, username and password) and ii) can be edited, customized and customized by you.

Contributions on the site can recognize other users' contributions to an idea or invite other users to contribute an idea, thereby recognizing that other users can, to some extent, share the idea and their journey on the Site. You agree with other Users who add you as a member of a team to propose an idea and acknowledge that you will not receive authorship of the Contribution.

You also acknowledge that your contribution to this website is i) entirely voluntary, non-confidential and free of charge; ii) visible to all other users, and iii) retained and used by Catalysis for the purposes of the Site.

You do not impose restrictions on your Contributions and grant permission to Catalysis and its partners to process and evaluate your Contributions together with other Users for the purposes of the Challenge and for their own evaluation purposes. You do not limit or restrict in any way the right of Catalysis, its partners or the User to reproduce and / or publish their Contributions.

You will not receive any payment or reward for your contribution. However, individual Challenges may have rewards for Users who will be part of the Challenge Rules.

The Catalysis can approach you through the Site to seek any Contribution or invite you to contribute to the Challenges.

Catalysis is committed to:

Do not disclose your Contributions for marketing or advertising purposes to you or to third parties.

Act ethically and openly with all Users of the Site and remove any Contributions that may clearly offend Users.

Do not copy video and photo files for purposes other than those expressed in the Terms, Challenge Rules, and treat audio, video and photo images as anonymous, even if they contain identifiable names, identities or individuals.

Establish the same agreements with Challenge Sponsors in the same way that Catalysis defines, administers, moderates and manages Challenges.

To operate the Site in accordance with the most recent requirements regarding the use of cookies and the option of not storing them on your computer.

8. Use Policy

 

The Site allows you to send, publish and share information and content with Catalysis, partners and other Users, as described below. You must be a registered user to submit any contributions to the site.

If you are a user and want to submit a contribution to a challenge, it must comply with the rules of the challenge. In addition, you agree to be subject to additional terms and conditions in any applicable Challenge Rules.

Catalysis does not wish to receive through this Site any confidential or proprietary information or material otherwise subject to usage restrictions. You understand that all contributions, as well as your user name and the user's photo / image (if uploaded to the Profile and made visible to other users), will be considered public and not confidential.

With the exception of the first and last name, it is not necessary for a User to publicly disclose personally identifiable information in order to fulfill the purpose of the Site and / or a Challenge. In fact, Catalysis advises against this. It is the decision of each User to add personal information to the Profile or upload a photo of themselves, choosing to make it visible to other Users as part of the Profile.

Unless expressly authorized in the Challenge rules or on the Site, you are prohibited from posting or transmitting any "personally identifiable" information on the Site, which may include, but is not limited to, any information about you or any other person who may be related to medical or health conditions, identification and civil registration numbers, credit cards, bank accounts, other financial information, other information related to union membership, sex life, political opinions, criminal charges or beliefs, religious beliefs or philosophical, racial, ethnic or other sensitive issues.

You are also prohibited from:

We are a family owned and operated business.

  • use the website to send or post harassment, abuse or threat messages;

  • transmit through the Site any information, data, text, files, links, images, software or other materials that Catalysis considers illegal, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, hateful, racial, ethnically or otherwise objectionable or that threatens our relationship with our Users, partners, customers or suppliers and partners;

  • attempt to hide or misrepresent the identity of the sender, user or person sending the information or impersonate any individual (real names, email addresses and other information must be used);

  • disrupt the normal flow of the website, including participating in a negative dialogue on the website or acting in a way that negatively affects other users; or publish any chains, advertising, promotional materials, contests or any other commercial or non-commercial solicitations;

  • send spam or other direct marketing communications or post, transmit or link to unsolicited advertising, promotional materials or any other forms of solicitation or commercial content;

  • intentionally or unintentionally carrying out or promoting any activity that violates any applicable local, state, national or international law, including but not limited to any regulations that have the force of law when using or accessing the Site;

  • publish or transmit executable programs of any kind, including viruses, spyware, Trojan horses or any other form of computer programming;

  • publish Contributions or use the Site in a manner that harms the image or rights of Catalysis, partners, other Users and third parties, including the publication of Contributions that violate the copyrights (or other proprietary rights) of third parties; and

  • to create windows on any other sites belonging to any part of this Site.
    If you are using this website on a public computer or using another computer that multiple people have potential access to, you agree to follow good practices and ensure that you are sufficiently disconnected and disconnected from this website and the computer system you are using to prevent contributions unauthorized.

  • Although we are not obligated to monitor access to or use of the Site or review any Contributions, we do have the right to do so for the purpose of operating the Site, ensuring compliance with these Terms of Service or complying with applicable law or other legal requirements. We reserve the right, but are not obligated, to remove or disable access to any Contributions, at any time and without notice, including, without limitation, if we consider that Contributions violate these Terms of Service including this use policy. We have the right to investigate violations of this Terms of Service or conduct that affect the website. We may also consult and cooperate with law enforcement authorities to prosecute Users who break the law.

In case of doubts, contact us via oi@catalise.social