These Terms of Use are applicable to the agreement between Sharetribe Oy (Business ID 2432359-2), a limited liability company incorporated and existing under the laws of Finland, having its principal place of business at Bulevardi 14 A, 00120 Helsinki, Finland (“Sharetribe”) and yourself as the other party entering into this agreement (“You”).

You and Sharetribe are hereinafter jointly referred to as the “Parties” and each separately as a “Party”.

The agreement consisting of these Terms of Use and other documentation referred to in these Terms of Use (“Agreement”) shall govern Your use of the Sharetribe Community Forum (the “Service“) that enables You to discuss online with other users of the forum.

By using the Service in any way, You acknowledge, represent and warrant that You have reviewed and accept this Agreement and, if You have indicated that You act on behalf of an entity, are authorised to act on behalf of such entity.

If You do not wish to be bound by this Agreement, do not use, access or register with the Service.

##1 Service

###1.1. Forum

You may use the Service to discuss and exchange information with other users of the Service, subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement and any policies of Sharetribe as in force from time to time as posted on the website of the Service at sharetribe.com/community.

The Service may not be used for business, transactions and activities that are illegal, unethical (including but not limited to activities and business related to drugs, alcohol or tobacco, weapons, hazardous materials, stolen items, hate items, pornography, mature content or human trafficking).

You are solely responsible for any content created for or posted on the Service by you and understand that Sharetribe does not directly control the content of the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, You are solely responsible for acting in the Service in accordance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations and the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

Sharetribe reserves the right to remove any and all content from the Service or temporarily suspend the Service when such removal or suspension is necessary to remove content that is not compliant with the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

###1.2. Changes to the Service

Sharetribe shall have the right to change the Service or any part thereof at any time. Sharetribe shall use reasonable efforts to inform You in advance of any material changes that may affect Your use of the Service in an adverse way. If You do not wish to use the changed Service, You may terminate Your use of the Service and this Agreement effective by deleting your account in the Service.

##2 Service Levels

Sharetribe does not give any guarantees of the availability of the service. The Service may be unavailable or closed without prior notice.

##3 Intellectual Property Rights

###3.1. The Service

Any and all intellectual property rights to the Service remain the sole and exclusive property of Sharetribe or third parties.

###3.2. Your content

Any and all intellectual property rights to any material You have provided to the Service shall remain Your sole and exclusive property. You grant Sharetribe a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sublicensable and transferrable license to use, copy, reproduce, modify, make available and distribute such material for the purposes of making available the Service.

You are responsible for all the content you provide to the Service and you need ensure you don’t break any third party intellectual property rights or other regulations by adding content to the Service.

##4 Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Sharetribe, its affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers and employees (collectively “Indemnified Person(s)“) harmless from and against any and all third party claims and any related liability, loss, and expense (including damage awards, settlement amounts, and reasonable legal fees), brought against any Indemnified Person(s), arising out of, related to or which may arise from Your breach of the terms and conditions of this Agreement or in relation to the Service or any business, activity or transactions carried out or performed on the Service.

##5 No Warranty, Limitation of Liability

The Service is provided on an “as is” basis, and Your sole recourse in the event Your dissatisfaction with the Service is to terminate this Agreement in accordance with Section 7 below. Sharetribe makes no warranty, express or implied, and expressly disclaims the warranties or conditions of availability, correctness, non-infringement, merchantability, and fitness of the Service for any particular purpose.

In no event shall Sharetribe be liable for any consequential, special, indirect, exemplary, or punitive damages (including without limitation loss of profits or damages caused due to decrease or interruption in turnover or production) whether in contract, tort or any other legal theory, even if Sharetribe has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

##6 Termination

The Agreement shall remain valid until terminated by either Party in accordance with the following:

  • Any offerings or parts of the Service provided to You free of charge may be terminated by You at any time by deleting your account or informing Sharetribe of such termination in writing;
  • Sharetribe may terminate this Agreement and any and all Services provided under this Agreement for convenience and without any liability at any time.

Either Party may terminate this Agreement for cause by a written notice to the other Party, in case such other Party is in material breach of this Agreement.

Upon the termination of this Agreement for any reason:

  • Your right to use the Service shall cease immediately;
  • Sharetribe shall have the right to remove the your account from the Service and shall have the right to delete any materials provided by You without any liability.

Any Sections of this Agreement that by which their nature are intended to survive the termination of this Agreement, shall so survive.

##7 Other Provisions

###7.1 Amendments to this Agreement

Sharetribe may change the terms and conditions of this Agreement at any time by posting the changed information and documents at sharetribe.com/community and by using its reasonable efforts to inform You of the change via email, at sharetribe.com/community or otherwise. Should You not wish to continue the use of the Service under the amended Agreement, You can terminate this Agreement to end on the date on which the changes would take effect by deleting your account or informing Sharetribe of the termination before such date. By continuing to use the Service following such changes You agree to be bound by the amended Agreement.

###7.2 Entire Agreement

This Agreement (together with a possible separate written agreement referring to and incorporating these terms and conditions) constitutes the entire agreement between the Parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersedes all proposals, oral or written, all previous negotiations, and all other communications between the Parties with respect to the subject matter of the Agreement.

7.3 No Waiver

The failure to require performance of any provision shall not affect a Party’s right to require performance at any time thereafter, nor shall a waiver of any breach or default of this Agreement constitute a waiver of any subsequent breach or default or a waiver of the provision itself.

7.4 Severability

If any provision of this Agreement is held unenforceable, then such provision will be modified to reflect the Parties’ intention, and the remaining provisions of this Agreement will remain in full force and effect.

###7.5 Assignment

You may not assign this Agreement or any of Your rights and obligations hereunder to any third Party. Sharetribe may assign this Agreement and any of its rights and obligations under this Agreement to its affiliate or a third party at any time without notice.

###7.6 Governing Law, Resolution of Disputes

This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of Finland, excluding its choice of laws provisions.

Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this contract, or the breach, termination or validity thereof, shall be finally settled by arbitration in accordance with the Rules for Expedited Arbitration of the Finland Chamber of Commerce. The seat of arbitration shall be Helsinki, Finland. The language of the arbitration shall be English or other language agreed by the Parties.