TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. Introduction

This Website is owned by WeContent Events SRL (“WeContent”) with headquarters registered in Bucharest, 10-12 Pantelimon Street, The Tower Building, 3rd floor, Romania, VAT code RO41327760.

 

The following document outlines the terms of use of the WeContent website and of services offered. Before using any of the WeContent services or website, you are required to read, understand, and agree to these terms.

 

The T&C apply to this Website and also, where applicable, to the other services WeContent is offering, including to any event(s) promoted herein (collectively with the Website referred as the “Services”) and set out the terms, conditions and notices under which the Services are offered, including but not limited to the use of this Website between WeContent and you when you visit, register, purchase a ticket, a membership subscription and/or participate in any event(s) organized by WeContent.

 

The T&C do not apply to the content of third-party sites or services. The Services are offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your continued use of the Services constitutes your full agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices and any further amendments. You acknowledge and agree to comply with the T&C together with our Privacy Policy available here and any other guidance we may issue in supplement from time to time.

2. Right to make changes to the agreement

WeContent reserves the right but shall be under no obligation to adapt, update, transform and/or modify the T&C or the Privacy Policy and the Website or to introduce new pages, options, services, functions and/or features. The term Website (the “Website”) shall include all of these unless otherwise indicated. You are responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with any such modifications. Using any Service or viewing any Visual Content constitutes your acceptance of the Terms as modified.

3. Description of Services

WeContent intends to create a European professionalized content marketing community by giving the stage to thought leaders, game changers and content marketing case studies. WeContent provides a European content marketing platform via its to a community of registered/unregistered users (“users” or “you”) that informs, inspires, and educates within the field of content marketing, advertising, PR, films, and arts.

 

You can engage in a variety of activities, including to upload and display your profile, case studies, share comments, opinions, and ideas, promote content, participate in contests and promotions, register for membership accounts. The foregoing list of Services is not all-inclusive and additional Services may be offered by us from time to time.

4. User guidelines (rules, restrictions, requirements)

All Content posted or otherwise submitted to the Website and any comments or other communications is the sole responsibility of the user/account holder from which such communications originate. WeContent does not control user submitted Content and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of such Content.

 

In order to access and use certain sections of the website, it may be necessary to create an account. WeContent reserves the right to deny/restrict access to any user who uses a name/label that may lead to identity confusions with another person/entity, that may offend a person, entity, or group, that may be construed as obscene, that contains personal data, other than own name/surname/label.

 

Users accounts are strictly personal and are not transferable. WeContent reserves the right to deny/restrict access to any user who gave their user’s information to third parties, friends, colleagues.

You hereby declare that you assume full responsibility for all and any of the activities performed through the account you open on the website and, accordingly, we advise you to ensure the security of the account password or other access data. If the security of your account is compromised, you must immediately notify the site administrator (info@wecontent.eu). WeContent is not liable for any direct or indirect damages caused to you or to third parties of any kind through unauthorized use of your account.

 

If you choose to register for the Services/create an account, you agree to provide and maintain true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself/the company you represent as prompted by the Services’ registration form. Registration data and other information about you are governed by this T&C, our Privacy Policy and by the law.

 

If you choose to register for the Services/create an account or to use the Website you acknowledge and agree, including but without limitation to the following:

 

a. to comply with all the notices, guidelines, rules and instructions in relation to the use of the Services as issued by WeContent from time to time, including but not limited to all specific terms and conditions governing use of specific aspects of the Services and any amendments and modifications, operating rules, guidance or policies; 

b. to abide by all applicable laws and regulations in your use of the Services, including when posting or viewing Content; 

c. not to impersonate any person or entity or to falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity; 

d. not to upload or distribute in any way files which you know or have reason to suspect contain viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software, programs, macros or files that may detrimentally interfere with the Services; 

e. not to copy in whole or in part, to distribute any part or section of the Website regardless of the storage medium on which the copy is made, as well as to copy for distribution or any other purpose without consent 

f. not to gather and use the information for unsolicited advertising or other unsolicited purposes; 

g. not to post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any Content that is slanderous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, offensive, profane, or that infringes any copyright or other right of any person. 

h. where it is the case not to post or transmit “spam” mail or engage in any unsolicited mass distribution of email or to transmit any unsolicited advertising in any form whatsoever; 

i. not to post, promote or transmit information through the Services copyrighted Content that does not belong to you, third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy unless you are commenting on such Content subject to providing appropriate attribution to the copyright owner and a link to the source of the Content; 

j. not to use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means to access the Website for any purpose without our express written permission; 

k. you will not: (i) take any action that imposes or may impose in our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; (ii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website or any activities conducted on the Website; or (iii) bypass any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Website. 

l. not to advertise to, or solicit, any user to buy or sell any third-party products or services, or to use any information obtained from the Services to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any user without their prior explicit consent.

 

At all times, WeContent reserves the right to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part.

5. Payment terms

WeContent gives users free access to certain predefined features for an indefinite period. WeContent also offers the possibility to access certain functionalities/resources or to participate to certain online/offline Events for a fee, according to the tariffs made available on the dedicated pages (ex. Conferences, Community etc).

 

All ticket sales to the events organized by WeContent or to the workshops/courses provided by external partners are subject to the T&C and our Privacy Policy. At any time, if you do not agree to the these and/or do not consent to such use and disclosure, please cease to access or use the Services available on or through this Website. When you purchase a ticket or register for any event(s) organized by WeContent you are expressly giving your full consent to comply with and be bound by the T&C herein and the Privacy Policy.

 

The provision of paid services can only begin after the payment made by the user is confirmed by WeContent via an email sent to the email address used by the user when creating the account on the WeContent site. The rates in force are those displayed on the site at the time of initiating payment and include VAT.

 

WeContent has the right to postpone, cancel, interrupt, or stop an event due to adverse justified situation such as weather, pandemic, dangerous or terrorism situations, unexpected issues with the locations, or any other causes beyond WeContent’s reasonable control. WeContent will notify the participants of the new details of the event, which will be organized within 1 year of the original event .

6. Cancelling service or subscription

WeContent provides new membership accounts holders with a 10 days free trial period . The provision or duration of such period is in the sole discretion of WeContent and will be communicated at the time of signup. If you choose to terminate your membership account after the trial period, you are not entitled to any refund for any fees paid for your membership account.

 

WeContent accounts are available on an annual membership basis accompanied by a yearly commitment with tacit renewal. This means that when you subscribe to a yearly membership you can cancel your subscription at any time in your account settings page before your renewal date.

 

You will still have access to the paid membership features until the end of your billing period. As a result, it is necessary to cancel your subscription before the renewal date if you do not want your subscription to be automatically renewed. You will have access to your membership until the account expiry date. After that date you will be downgraded to a free membership.

7. Refunds

Upon confirmation of your order for subscription/tickets, no refund and/or no exchange of fees/tickets will be entertained under any circumstances and fees/tickets are not transferable, except as mentioned in this T&C at the full discretion of WeContent.

 

The resale of tickets at any price is prohibited. WeContent reserves the right to cancel any tickets that have been transferred or resold and to deny any such ticket holder access.

8. User-generated content

“User Content” means any content that users upload, post or transmit (collectively, “Post”) to or through the Service including, without limitation, any text, photos, videos, presentations, comments and other works subject to protection under the laws of Romania and European Union, including, but not limited to, patent, trademark, trade secret, and copyright laws, and excludes any and all WeContent Content.

 

WeContent offers users the ability to submit Content to or transmit User Content through the Service. WeContent does not pre-screen any User Content, but reserves the right to remove, disallow, block, or delete any User Content in its sole discretion. WeContent does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, appropriateness, availability, or quality of any User Content, and under no circumstances will be liable in any way for any User Content.

 

While you retain ownership of any rights you may have in your User Content, you hereby grant WeContent an unrestricted, assignable, sublicensable, revocable, royalty-free license throughout the universe to reproduce, distribute, publicly display, communicate to the public, publicly perform (including by means of digital audio transmissions and on a through-to-the-audience basis), make available, create derivative works from, retransmit from External Sites, and otherwise exploit and use (collectively, “ Use”) all or any part of all User Content you Post to or through the Service by any means and through any media and formats now known or hereafter developed, for the purposes of:

 

a. advertising, marketing, and promoting WeContent and the Service;
b. displaying and sharing your User Content to other users of the Service; and
c. providing the Service as authorized by this T&C.

 

You further grant WeContent a royalty-free license to use your username, image, voice, and likeness to identify you as the source of any of your User Content. Any User Content posted by you to or through the Service or transmitted to WeContent will be considered non-confidential and treated as such by WeContent and may be used in accordance with this T&C without notice to you and without any liability to us.

 

You Must Have Rights to the Content You Post. You represent and warrant that:

 

a) you own the User Content Posted by you on or through the Service or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth in this T&C;
b) the Posting and Use of your User Content on or through the Service does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights, intellectual property rights, or any other rights of any person, including, but not limited to, the rights of any person visible in any of your User Content;
c) the Posting of your User Content on the Service will not require us to obtain any further licenses from or pay any royalties, fees, compensation, or other amounts or provide any attribution to any third parties; and
d) the Posting of your User Content on the Service does not result in a breach of contract between you and a third party. You agree to pay all monies owing to any person as a result of your Posting your User Content on the Service.

 

By Posting User Content to or through the Service, you waive any rights to prior inspection or approval of any marketing or promotional materials related to such User Content. You also waive any and all rights of privacy, publicity, or any other rights of a similar nature in connection with your User Content, or any portion thereof. To the extent any moral rights are not transferable or assignable, you hereby waive and agree never to assert any and all moral rights, or to support, maintain, or permit any action based on any moral rights that you may have in or with respect to any User Content you Post to or through the Service.

 

You agree not to Post any User Content to the Service (collectively, “Objectionable Content”) that is or could be interpreted to be:

 

a) abusive, bullying, defamatory, harassing, harmful, hateful, inaccurate, infringing, libelous, objectionable, obscene, offensive, pornographic, shocking, threatening, unlawful, violent, vulgar, or in violation of any applicable laws (including laws related to speech); or
b) promoting any product, good, or service, or bigotry, discrimination, hatred, intolerance, racism, or inciting violence (including suicide).

 

The Posting of any Objectionable Content may subject you to third-party claims and none of the rights granted to you in this T&C may be raised as a defense against such third-party claims. If you encounter any Objectionable Content on the Service, then please immediately email us at info@wecontent.eu . WeContent, in its sole discretion, may take any actions it deems necessary and/or appropriate against any User who Posts Objectionable Content on the Service.

9. Copyright and intellectual property

Please respect all trademarks and brands. WeContent respects the intellectual property of others and takes the protection of intellectual property very seriously, and we ask our users, members and partners to do the same.

 

WeContentEvents, WeContent.eu, WeContentDays, WeContentFestival, WeContentAwards and other WeContent text, graphics, logos, designs, page headers, button icons, code, scripts, internet sites, music, sound, photographs, video, graphics, graphical user interface, forms, diagrams and service names, databases, functionalities etc, protected by prior official registration or not, may not be used in connection with any product or service without the prior written consent of WeContent.

 

All trademarks, copyright and other intellectual property and proprietary rights in this Website or in any event organized by WeContent, protected by prior official registration or not, including but not limited to text, software, scripts, internet sites, music, sound, photographs, video, graphics, graphical user interface, forms, diagrams or any other support, content or material contained in the Website or presented to any event (subject to the rights of the speaker(s) or presenter(s)) or developed as a result of the event shall belong to WeContent or other third party content providers if it was the case , are protected by copyright and trademark laws and/or other intellectual property rights, unfair competition laws, foreign jurisdictions, and international conventions and you are permitted to use this material only as expressly authorized by WeContent to do so.

 

You may save, download or print the Content solely in connection with your personal use of the Website and for non-commercial purposes.

 

You may not sell, copy, reproduce, distribute, modify, display, transmit, reuse, re-post, or otherwise use the Content (other than yours) for any public or commercial purposes or for longer than necessary, without prior written permission by an authorized WeContent representative.

 

Materials given permission to use may not be modified in any way, be used for commercial purposes, be decompiled or reverse engineered, remove copyright/proprietary notations, or transferred to another person to “mirror” or “duplicate” on any other server.

 

In appropriate circumstances, WeContent will terminate the accounts of users who infringe copyright. Notices to WeContent regarding any alleged copyright infringement should be directed to WeContent via email at: info@wecontent.eu.

 

WeContent reserves all rights not expressly granted in and about the Website and the content and materials herein.

 

10. Grant of Rights

Subject to these Terms, you grant WeContent a non-exclusive license throughout the world to reproduce, distribute, publish, transmit, broadcast, display, exhibit, adapt, crop, modify, recast, or enhance, any Content uploaded by you, alone or in combination with any other material, in any media or embodiment, now known or later developed, for any lawful purpose.

 

You grant WeContent the right, but not the obligation, to use your name, trademarks, and trade names, and the right to reproduce, display, transmit, broadcast, and adapt any Content to promote, advertise, and market WeContent, and our partners and you agree that no compensation or further consent is required for such use. Marketing may include the use of Content on social media sites. Additionally, the rights granted herein will include the right to use the Content as necessary to test or evaluate any technologies, systems, or processes that WeContent or our partners may use to fulfill obligations and exercise any rights granted under these Terms.

11. Links To Other Websites

The Services may provide, or third parties may provide links to other sites or resources and WeContent has no control over such sites and resources. You acknowledge and agree that WeContent is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that WeContent shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any such site or resource.

12. Governing law and Dispute Resolution

By accessing this Website and/or using the Website and any Services, you have acknowledged and agreed that Romanian law shall govern such access and that this T&C together with the Privacy Policy shall be construed and governed by Romanian law.

 

In the event of any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or in connection with the T&C contained herein, including the Privacy Policy and any questions regarding their existence, validity, breach, or termination, the Parties undertake to seek an amicable resolution with the possibility of using a mediator and in the event, the parties fail to reach an amicable resolution, they shall be referred to and finally resolved in Romania by the competent court of law in Bucharest.

 

The parties hereto undertake to keep the proceedings and all information, pleadings, documents, evidence and all matters confidential.

 

To the fullest extent permitted by law, any dispute you have with any third party arising out of your use of the service, including, by way of example and not limitation, any carrier, copyright owner, or other user, is directly between you and such third party, and you irrevocably release WeContent from any and all claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.

13. Release and Indemnity

You hereby expressly and irrevocably release and forever discharge WeContent, its affiliated and associated companies and its authorized distributors, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, independent and dependent contractors, licensees, successors and assigns of and from any and all actions, causes of action, suits, proceedings, liability, debts, judgments, claims, and demands whatsoever in law or equity which you ever had, now have, or hereafter can, shall or may have, for or by reason of, or arising directly or indirectly out of your use of the Site and the Services.

 

You hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless WeContent, its affiliated and associated companies and its authorized distributors, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, independent and dependent contractors, licensees, successors and assigns from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs (including, but not limited to, direct, incidental, consequential, exemplary, and indirect damages), and reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from or arising out of:

 

a) a breach of these Terms,
b) Content posted on the Site,
c) the use of the Services by you or any person using your account or WeContent Username and password,
d) the licensing, distribution, or use of your Content, or
e) any violation of any rights of a third party.

14. Warranty disclaimer

Your use of the site and the services is at your own risk. The site and the services are provided on an “as is, as available” basis. WeContent expressly disclaims all warranties, including the warranties of merchantability, title, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. WeContent disclaims all responsibility for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage of any kind resulting from, arising out of or in any way related to:

 

a) any errors in or omissions from this site and the services, including, but not limited to, technical inaccuracies and typographical errors,
b) third party communications,
c) any third-party websites or content directly or indirectly accessed through links in the site, including but not limited to any errors or omissions,
d) the unavailability of all or any part of the site or the services,
e) your use of the site or the services, or
f) your use of any equipment or software in connection with the site or the services.

15. Limitation of liability

Except otherwise provided by law, neither WeContent nor any of its affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, authorized distributors, directors, shareholders, employees, clients, or agents shall be liable for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage of any kind resulting from your use of the site, any facts or opinions appearing thereon, or the services.

 

WeContent shall not be liable for any special, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees) in any way due to, resulting from, or arising in connection with the use of or inability to use the site or services. WeContent is not responsible for the misuse of visual content by the users or any other third party under any circumstances.

16. Termination of accounts/service (by user, by WeContent)

You may stop using the Service at any time by closing your Account or ceasing to use the Service. In such event, you will not be entitled to any refund of any fees that you have paid prior to you ceasing to use the Service.

 

You are solely responsible for properly cancelling your account. We do not take cancellation requests via email, over the phone or other way. All accounts must be cancelled by the primary account holder through their account. See cancellation instructions here. All of your Content, except the data required by the law related to your transactions, will be immediately deleted from the Service upon cancellation. This information cannot be recovered once your account is cancelled.

 

Any of your obligations under these T&C which by their nature are intended to survive the termination of your use of the Service, shall continue to apply to you after you cease to use the Service.

 

We have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service:

a) If you breach any term of this T&C;
b) For any reason, at our sole discretion.

We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.

17. Contact information

WeContent Events SRL (“WeContent”)

10-12 Pantelimon Street,

The Tower Building, 3rd floor

021631, Bucharest, Romania

info@wecontent.eu