Terms of use

TERMS OF USE

This Contributor Agreement (Agreement) is hereby made by and between you (Contributor) and Worldcrunch, and contains the terms and conditions that apply to Contributor’s use of the Platform (as defined below) offered by Worldcrunch at http://www.worldcrunch.com and http://iq.worldcrunch.com (Website, together with the Platform, the Services).

BY CLICKING ON THE “ACCEPT” BUTTON, CONTRIBUTOR HEREBY REPRESENTS AND WARRANTS THAT IT IS DULY AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO AND BIND CONTRIBUTOR TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT ALL SUCH USE BY CONTRIBUTOR IS SUBJECT TO SUCH TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF CONTRIBUTOR DOES NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, DO NOT CLICK THE “ACCEPT” BUTTON.

Account Registration.

To sign up for the Services, you may register for a personal user profile (Profile). You must provide accurate and complete information and keep your Profile information updated. You shall not select or use as a username a name: (a) of another person with the intent to impersonate that person; (b) subject to any rights of a person other than you without appropriate authorization; or (c) that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your Profile, and for keeping your account password secure. You may never use another person’s user Profile or registration information for the Services without permission. You must notify us immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your Profile. You should never publish, distribute or post login information for your Profile.

Platform Service.

Subject to Contributor’s full compliance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Worldcrunch hereby grants Contributor a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable license to use Worldcrunch’s iQ Platform whereby Contributor can offer services, including but not limited to writing, drafting, editing, research, translation, composition and/or creation of graphic and/or other conten!t. Worldcrunch shall retain the right to publish, translate and otherwise disseminate Contributor’s suggested or produced content on Worldcrunch.com or Worldcrunch iQ Platform for any purposes. Contributor hereby expressly acknowledges and agrees that Worldcrunch shall have no obligation to use, publish or otherwise disseminate Contributor’s content by any means and for any purpose whatsoever.visual arts, and/or audiovisual recordings of any kind for publication on Worldcrunch.

Worldcrunch shall retain the right to propose content and services of Contributor to third parties, in their sole discretion, for purchase whereby such content and all intellectual property rights therein (the Platform). Except for the limited rights and licenses expressly granted to Contributor herein, no other license is granted, no other use is permitted and Worldcrunch (and its licensors) shall retain all rights, and interests (including all intellectual property and proprietary rights) in and to the Platform and the Services. In any case whereby third party wishes to acquire the rights to Contributor’s content, Worldcrunch shall contact Contributor to further define terms of use, including but not limited, to payment for such use.

Intellectual Property Rights. Contributor agrees to waive all Intellectual Property Rights upon submitting content. Intellectual Property Rights includes, without limitation, all patent rights, copyright rights, trademark rights, moral rights, publicity rights, privacy rights and any other intellectual property rights or similar rights anywhere in the world covering or embodied in or relating to any Submission. The rights and licenses granted herein include all rights in and to the Submission including, without limitation, the right of Worldcrunch and any other third parties to edit, clip, crop, resize, retouch, alter, adapt, modify, create derivatives, distribute, make available online, in whole or in part, and to allow others to engage in any of the foregoing activities, in any medium now known or hereafter invented. Contributor hereby consents to all uses and revisions to the Submission and Intellectual Property Rights therein and hereby waives any moral rights or “droit moral” (including, but not limited to any rights of attribution or integrity). Writer shall assist the applicable Publisher to further evidence, record and perfect such stories and licenses granted hereunder and to perfect, obtain, maintain, enforce and defend any assigned rights.

Confidentiality. Contributor agrees that the business, technical and financial information of Worldcrunch or any Third Party, that is designated in writing as confidential, or is disclosed in a manner that a reasonable person would understand the confidentiality of the information disclosed, shall be the confidential property of Worldcrunch or Third Parties as the case may be (Confidential Information). Contributor will hold in confidence and not disclose any Confidential Information and shall similarly bind its employees, consultants, and independent contractors and will use the Confidential Information only for the purpose for which it was disclosed.

Representations and Warranties.

Code of Ethics. Contributor shall follow all standards set forth in Worldcrunch. i) produce original work or original translation, never plagiarizing self or others and always quote and link to sources.

Termination. Worldcrunch may terminate Contributor’s access to all or any part of the Services at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. Contributor may terminate his/her Profile by following the instructions on the Website or through the Services.

Limitation of Liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL WORLDCRUNCH, NOR ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS, OR SUPPLIERS, BE LIABLE UNDER CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, NEGLIGENCE OR ANY OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES (I) FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, DATA LOSS, COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, OR SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, COMPENSATORY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES (HOWEVER ARISING), (II) FOR ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE (REGARDLESS OF THE SOURCE OF ORIGINATION), OR (III) FOR ANY DIRECT DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF (IN THE AGGREGATE) OF THE AMOUNTS PAID HEREUNDER IN THE SIX (6) MONTHS PRECEDING THE CLAIM.

Miscellaneous.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of France, including its conflicts of law rules. Contributor agrees that any dispute arising from or relating to the subject matter of this Agreement shall be governed by the exclusive French jurisdiction.

Force Majeure. Worldcrunch shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations hereunder where such failure results from any cause beyond its reasonable control, including, without limitation, mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation.

Publicity. Worldcrunch shall retain the right to use, publish and otherwise disseminate Contributor’s name, byline, logo, and likeness in Worldcrunch’s marketing material and on the Website or Platform, for promotional purposes and for any other lawful purpose.

No Waiver. Worldcrunch’s failure to enforce any part of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of Worldcrunch’s right to later enforce that or any other part of this Agreement.

Third Party Beneficiaries. The parties acknowledge that the covenants set forth in this Agreement are intended solely for the benefit of the parties hereto and their successors and permitted assigns. Nothing herein, whether express or implied, shall confer upon any person or entity, other than the parties hereto, their successors and permitted assigns, any legal or equitable right whatsoever to enforce any provision of this Agreement.

Privacy Policy

At Worldcrunch, we collect and manage user data according to the following Privacy Policy, with the goal of incorporating our company values: transparency, accessibility, sanity, usability. This document is part of Worldcrunch’s Terms of Service, and by using Worldcrunch.com and Worldcrunch iQ Platform, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Service. Please read the Terms of Service in their entirety, and refer to those for definitions and contacts.

Data Collected

We collect anonymous data from every visitor of the Website to monitor traffic and fix bugs. For example, we collect information like web requests, the data sent in response to such requests, the Internet Protocol address, the browser type, the browser language, and a timestamp for the request.

We ask you to log in and provide certain personal information (such as your name and email address) in order to be able to save your profile and the documents and comments associated with it. In order to enable these or any other login based features, we use cookies to store session information for your convenience. You can block or delete cookies and still be able to use Worldcrunch, although if you do you will then be asked for your username and password every time you log in to the Website. In order to take advantage of certain features of the Website, you may also choose to provide us with other personal information, such as your picture or personal website, but your decision to utilize these features and provide such data will always be voluntary.

You are able to view, change and remove your data associated with your profile. Should you choose to delete your account, please contact us at info@worldcrunch.com and we will follow up with such request as soon as possible.

Minors and children should not use Worldcrunch. By using the Website, you represent that you have the legal capacity to enter into a binding agreement.

Use of the Data

We only use your personal information to provide you the Worldcrunch services or to communicate with you about the services or the Website.

We employ industry standard techniques to protect against unauthorized access of data about you that we store, including personal information.

We do not share personal information you have provided to us without your consent, unless:

  • doing so is appropriate to carry out your own request;

  • we believe it’s needed to enforce our Terms of Service, or that is legally required;

  • we believe it’s needed to detect, prevent or address fraud, security or technical issues;

  • otherwise protect our property, legal rights, or that of others.

Worldcrunch may contact you, by email or other means. For example, Worldcrunch may send you promotional emails relating to Worldcrunch or other third parties Worldcrunch feels you would be interested in, or communicate with you about your use of the Worldcrunch website. Worldcrunch may also use technology to alert us via a confirmation email when you open an email from us. You can modify your email notification preferences by clicking the appropriate link included in the footer of email notifications. If you do not want to receive email from Worldcrunch, please opt out of receiving emails at the bottom of any Worldcrunch emails or by editing your profile preferences.


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