Terms of Services

Last Updated: January 3, 2017

 

These Terms of Service (“Terms“) govern your use of the free services, software and websites (the “Service”) provided by GeeniuX AG (“GeeniuX”). Our Privacy Policy explains the way we collect and use your information and our Acceptable Use Policy outlines our expectations with respect to your behavior when using the Service. By using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms, our Privacy Policy and our Acceptable Use Policy. If you’re using our Service on behalf of an organization, a company or entity (“Organization”), then you are agreeing to these Terms on behalf of that Organization and you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind the Organization to these Terms. In that case, “you” and “your” refers to that Organization. If you become a paid subscriber to GeeniuX’s premium Service, then your use of the Service will be governed by our Subscriber Agreement.

 

Your Content

The Service allows you to create decisions, share ideas, agree on dates and associated information, share text, pictures, video, and any files and other materials (together the “Content”) and to share that Content with others. You retain ownership of your Content, but by uploading it onto the Service, you are granting us a license to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, publish, transmit, host and display that Content for the purpose of (i) providing you the Service and associated support; and (ii) analyzing and improving the operation of the Service.

We reserve the right to remove Content on the Service that violates our Acceptable Use Policy or these Terms or that we otherwise reasonably believe may create liability for GeeniuX.

 

  • Your Obligations
  • You must provide accurate information when you create your GeeniuX account.
  • You are responsible for safeguarding the password and for all activities that occur under your account.
  • You should notify GeeniuX immediately if you become aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.
  • You must comply with our Acceptable Use Policy at all times when using the Service.
  • You may never use another user’s account without permission.
  • You may not disassemble, de-compile or reverse engineer the Service or attempt or assist anyone else to do so, unless such restriction is prohibited by law.
  • Our Service is not intended for use by persons under the age of 16. By using the Service you are representing to us that you are over the age of 16.

 

Your Use of a Software

As part of the Service, we might provide downloadable client software (the “Software”) for your use in connection with the Service. This Software may update automatically and if such Software is designed for use on a specific mobile or desktop operating system, then a compatible system is required for use. So long as you comply with these Terms, we grant you a limited, nonexclusive, nontransferable, revocable license to use the Software, solely to access the Service; provided, however, that this license does not constitute a sale of the Software or any copy thereof, and as between GeeniuX and You, GeeniuX retains all right, title and interest in the Software. If you are using our API to develop an application based on our Service, you will be subject to our API Terms. GeeniuX strictly prohibits any involvement in unsolicited commercial email campaigns, commonly known as SPAM. You agree and warrant that (a) you will not engage in any spamming activity in conjunction with the use of the Services and (b) the use of the Services will not violate any Swiss, EU or foreign spamming, junk mail or other related laws or regulations prohibiting or discouraging unsolicited e-mail.

 

Administrator Access to Your Content

When you sign up for our Service, you associate one or more email addresses with your account. If you use an email address provided to you by a third party entity of which you are a part (such as or yourname@nonprofit.org) (each an “Entity”) you hereby grant that Entity and its administrator(s) permission to access, use, download, export, disclose, share, restrict and/or remove Content that you have associated with the email address that includes their domain. You acknowledge and understand that an Entity may elect to utilize one or more third party applications in connection with their teams’ use of the Service and that, by associating Content with an email address that includes an Entity’s domain, you are granting permission to have such Content shared with such third party application(s). You also acknowledge and understand that an Entity may restrict or terminate your access to Content associated with the email address that includes their domain. Please remember that you can associate more than one email address with your GeeniuX account, so you may want to consider associating personal Content with a personal email address.

 

Your Use of Third Party Applications

If you elect to utilize any third party application in connection with your use of the Service, by doing so you are consenting to your Content being shared with such third party application. To understand how such third party application provider utilizes your Content and other information, you should review their privacy policy.

 

Security

We will use industry standard technical and organizational security measures in connection with the storage, processing and transfer of your Content that are designed to protect the integrity of that Content and to guard against unauthorized or unlawful access to, use of, or processing of such Content.

 

Fees and Taxes

Unless otherwise agreed, You will pay all fees within the terms of payment as mentioned on the invoice. Once paid, fees are non-refundable. Should You permit usage in excess of the agreed number of Users or storage You agree to pay for the amount of the overage. If We do not receive payment by the due date, We may charge late interest rate of the outstanding balance per month as permitted by law. If We do not receive payment by the due date, We may suspend Your, and Users’ use of Application.

 

Payment Disputes

We will not exercise Our rights if You are disputing the applicable charges reasonably and in good faith and are cooperating diligently to resolve the dispute. You are responsible for any and all taxes, duties, associated with Your, and Users’ use of Applications. If We are required to collect taxes, You agree to promptly pay the required amount.

 

Termination

You are free to stop using our Service at any time. We also reserve the right to suspend or end the Service at any time at our discretion and without notice. We may also terminate or suspend your access to the Service at any time if you are not complying with these Terms or our Acceptable Use Policy or if you are using the Service in a manner that we believe may cause us financial or legal liability.

 

GeeniuX’s Intellectual Property Rights

The Service (excluding Content provided by users) constitutes GeeniuX’s intellectual property and will remain the exclusive property of GeeniuX and its licensors. Any feedback, comments, or suggestions you may provide regarding the Service is entirely voluntary and we will be free to use such feedback, comments or suggestions as we see fit and without any obligation to you.

 

Copyright

GeeniuX respects the intellectual property rights of others and we expect our users to do the same. We respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement if they comply with the law, and such notices should be reported to us immediately by contacting legal@geeniux.com.

 

Modifications to the Service

The Service may be modified from time to time, often without prior notice to you. Your continued use of the Service constitutes your acceptance of such modifications. If you are not satisfied with a modification we make to the Service, your sole remedy is to terminate your use of the Service.

 

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless GeeniuX and its licensee and licensors, and their employees, contractors, agents, officers and directors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from your use of and access to the Service or the Software, or from or in connection with any Content uploaded to the Service through your account by a third party using your account with your knowledge or consent.

 

No Warranty

THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. GEENIUX IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY THIRD PARTY CONTENT THAT YOU DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE OR FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS OF DATA THAT MAY RESULT. WE DO NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY THIRD PARTY APPLICATION OR SERVICE THAT PROVIDES ACCESS TO OUR SERVICE (E.G., ANY THIRD PARTY APPLICATION DEVELOPED USING GEENIUX’S API).

 

The Service is controlled, operated and hosted in Switzerland. We make no representations that the Service is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Service from other jurisdictions do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with all applicable national and local laws and regulations, including but not limited to export and import regulations.

 

Limitation of Liability

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL GEENIUX, ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SERVICE, WHETHER OR NOT GEENIUX HAS BEEN WARNED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND EVEN IF A REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. GEENIUX’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ALL CLAIMS RELATED TO THE SERVICE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE GREATER OF CHF 100.00 OR THE AMOUNTS PAID BY YOU TO GEENIUX IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE DURING THE TWELVE (12) MONTH PERIOD PRIOR TO THE CLAIM GIVING RISE TO SUCH LIABILITY.

 

Dispute Resolution

Informal Efforts – You agree that prior to filing any claim against GeeniuX relating to or arising out of these Terms you will first contact us at to provide us with an effort to resolve the issue in an informal manner.

 

Arbitration – Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or in relation to these Terms, including the validity, invalidity, breach or termination thereof, shall be resolved by arbitration in accordance with the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration of the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution in force on the date on which the Notice of Arbitration is submitted in accordance with these Rules. The number of arbitrators shall be one, the seat of the arbitration shall be in Zug, Switzerland and the arbitral proceedings shall be conducted in German.

 

Governing Law

This Agreement is governed by Swiss law, without regard to the conflict of laws provisions. The United Nations’ Convention on International Sales of Goods of 11 April 1980 (SR 0.221.211.1) does not apply.

 

Disputes arising under, or in connection with, this Agreement shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the competent court at the registered seat of GeeniuX AG.

 

Data Transfer

In connection with providing you the Service GeeniuX may transfer, store and process your Content in Switzerland or in any other country in which GeeniuX or its agents maintain facilities. By using the Service, you consent to this transfer, processing and storage of your Content.

 

Entire Agreement; Severability; Waiver

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and GeeniuX concerning the Service replace any prior or contemporaneous agreements, terms or conditions applicable to your use of the Service. If a provision of these Terms is found to be unenforceable, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect and an enforceable term will be substituted reflecting as closely as possible our original intent. GeeniuX’s failure to enforce any provision of these Terms shall not be deemed a waiver of its right to do so later.

 

Assignment

These Terms and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by us without restriction. Any attempted transfer or assignment by you will be null and void.

 

Notices

We may provide you with legal notices and notices related to your account via email using the email address associated with your account. We may provide you with other marketing or business-related information, including information about Service updates or changes, via email or via our blog, which is located at www.geeniux.com.

 

See also our Subscriber Agreement, Privacy Policy, Acceptable Use Policy, and Imprint.