Terms of Service Agreement of DesignIDK
Last updated June 26, 2018
The Terms of Service Agreement (Agreement) set forth the legally binding terms for your use of the Services offered or provided by DesignIDK (DesignIDK, us, our, and we) whether you are a Visitor or a Registered User. This Terms of Collectively, Visitors and Authorized Users are referred to as “Users” or individually as a “User” or “you”. The Terms of Service govern your use and access to our services, including our website (Site), and related services, and any information, text, graphics, photos or other materials uploaded, downloaded or appearing on the Website (collectively referred to as Content).
By accessing and using the Service you signify your acceptance of these Terms of Service and agreement to be bound by them and any and all other applicable terms referenced herein absolutely.
Owner of DesignIDK
Information about DesignIDK
Welcome to DesignIDK. The DesignIDK Platform is an information and social network for users to receive the latest interior news, and search for interior design ideas.
Use of the online Services offered on DesignIDK
Who can use it
Our Services are not intended for minors. You agree that by using the site, and the services you are at least 18 years of age and you are legally able to enter into a contract.
Profile for Business. If you are a professional services provider, you may set up a Business Profile. If you do, you give us the right to list your Business Profile in our directory of service providers, and you will be able to connect with others on the DesignIDK Platform while identified by your business profile.
You may end your agreement with us at any time for any reason by deactivating your account and discontinuing your use of the Services. You do not need to specifically inform us when you stop using the Services. We may permanently or temporarily suspend your use of the site or the service at any time for any reason, without any notice or liability to you. We may terminate your account at any time for any or no reason.
You agree that we are free to use, disclose, adopt and modify all and any ideas, concepts, knowhow, proposals, suggestions, comments and other communications and information provided by you to us in connection with the Services and/or your use of the Services without any payment to you. You hereby waive and agree to waive all and any rights and claims for any consideration, fees, royalties, charges and/or other payments in relation to our use, disclosure, adoption and/or modification of any or all of your Feedback.
Content provided by the User
Definition of Your Content
DesignIDK enables you to post material, including without limitation photos, profile pictures, messages, and commentary. You may also post reviews of third-party service providers, third-party products, or third-party services (“Reviews”). All material that you display on the DesignIDK Platform will be referred to collectively as “Your Content.” You acknowledge and agree that, as part of using the DesignIDK Platform, Your Content may be viewed by the general public and will not be treated as private or confidential.
License and Permission to Use Your Content
You hereby grant to us and our affiliates, without compensation to you or others, a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully paid-up, worldwide license (including the right to sublicense through multiple tiers) to use, reproduce, process, adapt, publicly perform, publicly display, modify, prepare derivative works, publish, transmit and distribute Your Content, or any portion thereof, throughout the world in any format, media or distribution method (whether now known or hereafter created) for the duration of any copyright or other rights in Your Content. Such permission will be perpetual and may not be revoked for any reason, to the maximum extent permitted by law. Further, to the extent permitted under applicable law, you waive and release and covenant not to assert any moral rights that you may have in Your Content. If you identify yourself by name or provide a picture or audio or video recording of yourself, you further authorize us and our affiliates, without compensation to you or others, to reproduce, print, publish and disseminate in any format or media (whether now known or hereafter created) your name, voice and likeness throughout the world, and such permission will be perpetual and cannot be revoked for any reason, except as required by the applicable law. You further agree that we may use Your Content in any manner that we deem appropriate or necessary.
We acknowledge and agree that you, or your licensors, as applicable, retain ownership of any and all copyrights in Your Content, subject to the non-exclusive rights granted to us in the paragraph above, and that no ownership of such copyrights is transferred to us under this agreement. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to maintain the attribution of such photos as submitted by you, and we will not license or sublicense to third parties individual photos or collections of photos.
Your Responsibilities for Your Content
By posting Your Content on the DesignIDK Platform, you represent and warrant to us that you have the ownership rights, or you have obtained all needed licenses or permissions from any necessary parties, to use Your Content in this manner. This includes obtaining the right to grant us the rights to the use of Your Content in accordance with this agreement. You are in the best position to judge whether Your Content is in violation of intellectual property or personal rights of any third-party. You accept full responsibility for avoiding infringement of the intellectual property or personal rights of others in connection with Your Content.
We reserve the right to edit, abridge, or remove Your Content, in whole or part, for any reason. We reserve the right to edit, refuse to post or remove Your Content submitted by you for any reason without notice. We do not guarantee that we will publish all of Your Content.
You understand and agree that DesignIDK has no obligation to perform background searches or investigations on its users, and DesignIDK may not screen, approve, endorse, limit or select who can post information on the Service. Although DesignIDK may review, edit, remove or modify information from or on the Service, it does not control the sources of this information, and does not guarantee the accuracy, suitability, completeness, currency, quality, adequacy or applicability of any User Content or other information supplied or communicated by third parties. You agree that DesignIDK shall not be responsible for any such information. your reliance on any such information and content is at your own risk.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless from and against all liabilities, damages, claims, actions, costs and expenses (including without limitation legal fees), in connection with or arising from your breach of any of these Terms of Service and/or your use of the website. We may, if necessary, participate in the defence of any claim or action and any negotiations for settlement. No settlement which may adversely affect our rights or obligations shall be made without our prior written approval. We reserve the right, at our own expense and on notice to you, to assume exclusive defence and control of any claim or action.
You agree not to use the information, services or any other part of the DesignIDK Platform to take any action or actions that:
Limitations of liability
The site, applications and all content, documents or forms provided on or through your use of the site or applications are provided on an "as is," and "as available" basis. To the fullest extent permitted by law, DesignIDK makes no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, any warranties on merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose, title or non-infringement.
While we make every effort to ensure quality, DesignIDK makes no warranty that the site, applications or content will meet your requirements or that the results that may be obtained from use of the site will be accurate or reliable or that the quality of any services, information or other content obtained through the site, or in reliance on the content will meet your expectations.
You agree that under the maximum extent permitted by law, Designidk will not be liable to you under any theory of liability. Without limiting the foregoing, you agree that DesignIDK specifically will not be liable for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, or exemplary damages, loss of profits, business interruption, reputational harm, or loss of data (even if Designidk has been advised of the possibility of such damages or such damages are foreseeable) arising out of and in any way connected with your use of, or inability to use, the site or products. Your use of the site, products, information, or services is at your sole risk.
Changes to these Terms
We may amend the Terms of Service from time to time in our sole discretion without notice or liability to you. It is your responsibility to review these Terms of Service periodically. By continuing to use the Services following such amendments to the Terms of Service, you agree to be bound by such amendments. If you do not agree to the Terms of Service, now or at any time, please do not use the Site or any Applications.
DesignIDK respects intellectual property rights. We will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law and are properly provided to us. If you believe that your Content has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information: (i) a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on their behalf; (ii) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed; (iii) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is 10 to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material; (iv) your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and an email address; (v) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (vi) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
For parts of our Services, you have to register for a DesignIDK account. During account registration, you will be asked to provide details including your first name, last name, company name, email address, mobile phone number and a preferred password. You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the Services and for any activities or actions under your password. You must use "strong" passwords (passwords that use a combination of upper and lower case letters, numbers and symbols) with your account. You must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party. DesignIDK cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the above.
The Services can be accessed from countries around the world and may contain references to Services and Content that are not available in your country. These references do not imply that we intend to announce such Services or Content in your country. The Services are controlled and offered by us from our facilities in Hong Kong. We make no representations that Services are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Services from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.
Architects, design professionals, shops, and brands may register their business with us and create a DesignIDK Business Profile. Subject to the DesignIDK Terms of Service, business users can use the features made available by DesignIDK to promote their business on the DesignIDK Platform.
By creating a Business Profile, you acknowledge and agree to each of the following:
DesignIDK may enable you to post Reviews. Reviews are considered Your Content. By posting a Review, you acknowledge and agree that: