By using SPONSOR.ME and its associated services ("SPONSOR.ME" and "the Service") offered by SPONSOR INTERNATIONAL AS and its partners ("SPONSOR INTERNATIONAL AS" and "the Supplier"), You and the organisation that You represent ("You", "Your", "Yours" and "the Visitor") accept these terms and conditions as well as the legally binding conditions set out by Norwegian legislation ("the Law" and "the Legislation") and the Court of Oslo. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE THIS SERVICE.
The Supplier reserves the right to change the terms and conditions at any time. In such a case, You will be informed through the Service, media and/or email (if provided to Service).
In order to maintain the standing of SPONSOR.ME as a strong, reliable Service, a visitor or user of the Service is required to comply with the following simple rules:
• Do not publish information that violates or breaks either the law or the rights of other visitors on the Service.
• Do not publish incorrect, fake, misleading, or dishonest information.
• Do not carry out actions towards other visitors that are of a threatening, violating, harassing, defamatory, injuring, obscene, or mocking nature.
• Do not misuse other visitors’ personal information.
• Do not distribute material that is unsolicited by other users, such as advertisements, promotional material, spam, or chain mail. Do not run mailing lists or other forms of auto-responders through the Service.
• Do not distribute malicious software, such as viruses or Trojan horses, through codes, images, films, or programmes designed to annoy and disturb users, the Service, the supplier, or partners of the Service.
• Do not disrupt the operation of the Service by overloading the system with inexpediently large files or other material.
• Do not give others access to the Service by distributing passwords or other information, as this is strictly illegal.
• Do not attempt to circumvent any security measure on the Service or try to reverse engineer any of the software owned by the Supplier.
It is not necessary to register as a user in order to comment on individual campaigns. However, You are responsible for ensuring that Your posts meet the requirements set out by the Service.
• Be respectful of others on the Service, maintain a good tone, and stick to the subject. You are not permitted to post advertising content that attempts to sell products or services to organisations. Such content will be removed without notice to You.
• Please contact our Customer Service in case of inappropriate comments.
• Content posted on the Service is considered as being published in accordance with these responsibilities. Remember that You must have secured the rights when sharing images and films and we bear no responsibility for anything posted or shared by You on the Service.
The Service is subject to Norwegian legislation relating to custom, rules, and behaviour on the Internet. It is not permitted to copy content from the Service without written permission from the Supplier or its official, signatory partners.
It is Supplier’s policy to terminate membership privileges of any user who infringes copyright upon prompt notification to Supplier by the copyright owner or the copyright owner’s legal agent. Without limiting the foregoing, if You believe that Your work has been copied and posted on the Service in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent and Customer Service with the following information: (1) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; (2) a description of the copyrighted work that You claim has been infringed; (3) a description of the location on the Service of the material that You claim is infringing; (4) Your address, telephone number and e-mail address.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Supplier, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, employees, agents, partners and licensors (collectively, the "Supplier Parties") from liabilities, claims, and expenses (including attorney’s fees and legal costs) related to:
• Your content;
• Your use of, or inability to use Service;
• Your violation of the Terms and Conditions;
• Your violation of a Contract or any rights of another party, including any users; or
• Your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations.
Supplier reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by You, in which event You will fully cooperate with Supplier in asserting any available defenses. This provision does not require You to indemnify any of the Supplier Parties for any unconscionable commercial practice by such party or for such party’s fraud, deception, false promise, misrepresentation or concealment, suppression or omission of any material fact in connection with the Service provided hereunder. You agree that the provisions in this section will survive any termination of Your Account, the Terms and Conditions or Your access to Service.
In order to use selected functions and create one or more campaigns, You must register by creating an account (the "Account") using a username, providing Your e-mail address, and choosing a unique password. All information provided during registration must be precise and complete. Do not pretend to be someone that You are not. Do not choose a username that has the potential to offend other visitors. Any misuse of the Service will lead to the deletion of Your Account and its associated campaigns. In cases where the Law has been broken, this will be reported to the police.
You must be at least 13 years old or have permission from an adult over the age of 18 in order to register for an Account. If applicable, You must submit documentation to the Supplier to prove this permission.
You alone are responsible for the activities carried out through Your Account, keeping Your password secret, etc. If You suspect misuse of Your account and any campaigns, please contact the Supplier immediately.
You can contact the Customer Service to have Your Account deleted and any campaigns closed at any time.
By creating an Account, You accept the to receive information from the Supplier. You can later cancel the receipt of such information.
The Supplier has to approve Your campaign both when You create it and when You make changes to it subsequently.
The Supplier reserves the right to reject campaigns at any time and cannot guarantee a deadline for approval of a campaign, although the processing period is usually only a few days long. Furthermore, the Supplier reserves the right to ask You to change certain aspects of Your campaign in order to make it suitable for approval and publication. The Supplier can discontinue, change, or delete your account or campaigns at any time. You will usually receive a motivated explanation.
By creating a campaign, You enter into a legally binding contract ("Contract") with sponsors who support Your campaign through contributions, which entitle the holder to a giveback, as stated in the campaign conditions. The Supplier is not a part of this Contract and cannot guarantee that the giveback is provided as promised or on time. This is the responsibility of the campaigner. The Supplier takes no responsibility for the fulfillment or breach of any Contract.
You are not permitted to offer banned objects, objects that are contrary to the norms and ethical rules of the Service, or objects that break the Law, as givebacks or giveaway items.
You are not permitted to misuse the personal data that You receive from sponsors or other visitors through the campaigning process. This data may include, among other information, names, email addresses, and mailing addresses. This information is disclosed with the sole purpose of supporting a specified campaign and must not be used for any other purpose.
You alone are responsible for the information released in connection with Your campaign, as well as complying with the Laws and obligations that You have taken on during the course of the campaign.
You confirm that You have the right to use information and related materials sent to You (such as images, photos, films, videos, and texts). You give the Supplier non-exclusive, worldwide right to use your exposed materials for marketing purposes free of charges, royalties, and similar fees, regardless of whether the campaign is over or has been discontinued. You alone are responsible for licensing and royalty payments to the owner of the materials in question. This is not the responsibility of the Supplier.
You give the Supplier permission to edit, modify, delete, or translate information and related materials on the Service, including content posted by You, as a whole or in part.
Creating an Account or campaign is free. However, donations to your campaign are subject to fees. In addition to the payment services charging a fee for their services, the Supplier charges an administrative and a platforms fee. These costs will be subtracted from the collected funds before these are made available for payment into Your bank account. You are responsible for reporting and paying any additional fees or taxes associated with Your use of the Service.
The Supplier has the right to retract contributions and the final payout might not always correspond with the stated receipt on the Service.
You can request a payout once a week at most, subject to contributions being deductible from sponsors before the given deadline. This deadline is not necessarily identical to the deadlines provided by the Service. It can take the Supplier and the suppliers of the payment services up to 30 days to process the funds. These contributions are called "parked contributions".
You must carry out payouts within 90 days following the end of the campaign. Unclaimed contributions may be transferred to the Supplier or other campaigns.
By creating a campaign, You accept the terms and conditions of the payment services.
You will be charged the amount that You have contributed. The campaigner will receive Your contribution regardless of whether the overall campaign goal is achieved and You receive your giveback. This is the responsibility of the campaigner.
By supporting a campaign, You accept the conditions of the payment service provider.
You acknowledge the risk of supporting a campaign, in terms of changes and delays. The Supplier is not responsible for these factors, let alone the completion of the campaign. This responsibility belongs to the campaigner. The Supplier is not responsible for the campaigner complying with legislation pertaining to givebacks and other services. The Supplier will not become involved in any disputes on such matters.
You must provide an e-mail and mailing address in order to have a giveback delivered. Only the campaigner will contact You regarding the matter.
In cases of suspected misuse of debit cards or other payment methods, contact the payment service provider or card issuer immediately. The Supplier is not responsible for misuse and will not become involved in such cases.
The Supplier reserves the right to decide what contributions are approved and to delete or discontinue contributions at any time.
The Supplier has to approve Your blog both when You create it and when You make changes to it subsequently.
The Supplier reserves the right to reject blogs at any time and cannot guarantee a deadline for approval of a blog, although the processing period is usually only a few days long. Furthermore, the Supplier reserves the right to ask You to change certain aspects of Your blog in order to make it suitable for approval and publication. The Supplier can discontinue, change, or delete your account, blogs and blog posts at any time. You will usually receive a motivated explanation.
It is not permitted to misuse the personal data that You receive from visitors through the blog. These data include names, email addresses, and mailing addresses. This information is disclosed with the sole purpose of supporting a specified blog and must not be used to suit any other purpose.
You alone are responsible for the information released in connection with Your blog, as well as complying with the Laws and obligations that You have taken on during the course of the blog.
You confirm that You have the right to use information and related materials sent to You (such as images, photos, films, videos, and texts). You give the Supplier non-exclusive, worldwide right to use your exposed materials for marketing purposes free of charges, royalties, and similar fees, regardless of whether the blog is closed or has been discontinued. You alone are responsible for licensing and royalties payments to the owner of the materials in question. This is not relevant to the Supplier.
You give the Supplier permission to edit, modify, delete, or translate information and related materials, as a whole or in part, so long as the supplier deems these actions as serving a purpose.
The Supplier reserves the right to discontinue or change the Service at any time, without notice or further liability.
The Supplier is not responsible for losses or damages incurred by a user as a result of use of the Service.
The Supplier does not reserve the right to disclose personal data (names, mailing addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses) to third parties without prior permission.
The Service includes links to other services and websites ("Third-Party Websites") and applications ("Third-Party Applications") and advertisements for third parties ("Third-Party Ads"). Such Third-Party Websites, Third-Party Applications and Third-Party Ads are not under the control of Supplier. Supplier is not responsible for any Third-Party Websites, Third-Party Applications or Third-Party Ads. When You leave our Service, our Terms and Conditions no longer govern. You should review applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any Third-Party Websites or Third-Party Applications, and should make whatever investigation You feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any transaction with any third party.
Except with respect to Your content, You agree that Supplier and its affiliates own all rights, title and interest in the Services (including but not limited to, any computer code, themes, objects, stories, concepts, artwork, animations, sounds, musical compositions, audiovisual effects, methods of operation, moral rights, documentation, chat transcripts and server software). You will not remove, alter or obscure any copyright, trademark, service mark or other proprietary rights notices incorporated in or accompanying the Website or the Services.
SPONSOR.ME SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND ANY WARRANTIES IMPLIED BY ANY COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, OR USAGE OF TRADE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION (ORAL OR WRITTEN) OBTAINED BY YOU FROM THE SUPPLIER SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY.