Cbased – Community Based Innovation Systems GmbH (hereinafter referred to as www.cbased.com) provides internet services that enable natural persons and companies to set up a discussion, exchange opinions and providing the information to other users. By accessing and using the services provided on this website the user acknowledges to have read the Terms of Service and accepts these.
Terms of Service:
Differing terms by the user are excluded and will in no case be taken into consideration unless through a written agreement issued by www.cbased.com.
The Terms of Service (ToS) are applicable throughout the duration of any further contractual relationship with www.cbased.com, even when not separately referenced.
www.cbased.com bears the right to appoint Third Parties with the provision of its services, either partially or as a whole. In this case the ToS remain applicable.
www.cbased.com reserves the right to change the ToS at any time without prior notice. Users will be informed by e-mail and through publication on the website 4 weeks before changes will come into effect. If the user fails to make an objection within this period the new ToS will be deemed accepted and become effective. Otherwise the user will be excluded from the service 14 days after inception of the new ToS.
2) General conditions
The admission to the platform is only permitted with a valid e-mail address.
The user agrees to receive e-mail notifications and updates by www.cbased.com regarding ongoing discussions and polls as well as upcoming discussions. This agreement is revocable at any time.
Registered users may not pass on their access data to Third Parties. Accessing and/or utilising the services provided by www.cbased.com is permitted with personal user data only. Using the access data of other users is prohibited.
Without express consent in writing it is prohibited to use the platform provided by www.cbased.com, for commercial, promotional or advertising purposes. Such purposes and activities shall be limited to explicitly indicated areas on the discussion board.
The user agrees to apply a factual conversational tone. By using the platform provided by www.cbased.com the user agrees to refrain from submitting comments, themes, links, articles and other contributions and from using user names, signatures or user profiles that are in any way capable of being offensive, defamatory, obscene, abusive, legally liable or of promoting hatred, racism, violence, pornography and other threats or that may be capable of violating the privacy of others, discriminating minorities and other groups of individuals, morality and existing laws. The user also agrees to refrain from violating trademark laws and intellectual property rights, spamming, flooding, commercial advertising, chain letters, advertising for any type of snowball system or Ponzi scheme, etc. Also the user agrees to refrain from making available or submitting links to any kind of malicious software. These rules also apply to the choice of the user name, the signature and the entire user profile.
www.cbased.com reserves the right to delete posts and comments without indication of reasons. This especially applies to posts and comments that violate the ToS. In any case www.cbased.com is not obliged to engage in monitoring activities to supervise the users’ compliance to above mentioned rules. The user accepts that www.cbased.com has no monitoring duty and is only obliged to act according to Art. 16 ECG.
www.cbased.com reserves to right to revoke the writing permission of users, block users’ accounts and deny access to the platform without disclosure of reasons. This is especially applicable in case of a prior violation of the ToS.
The submission of multiple threads or posts with identical content is explicitly prohibited.
The instructions by administrators and moderators are to be followed by all users.
3) Use of data/data protection
By registering with www.cbased.com the user agrees to the following policies on the use of user data:
www.cbased.com will automatically store user data and information in electronic form. The data will be stored from the time of registration until de-registration and will include information regarding the user and their behaviour on the website; e.g. name, e-mail address, IP address, messages, posts, comments and votes submitted by the user.
www.cbased.com will treat these data strictly confidential and will not forward these data to other firms or Third Parties.
After de-registration the stored user data, such as name, address and IP address, will be deleted within 30 days. Messages, posts, comments and votes will be made anonymous and will remain accessible in the course of the services provided by www.cbased.com. The e-mail address will be stored until revocation of the desired information e-mails.
In irregular intervals registered users will receive notifications on the current status of discussions and votes which they participate in and will receive notification on upcoming votes and on very controversial issues. Furthermore users will receive notifications when posts have been commented by other users. The consent to receive such notification may be revoked at any time on the user’s profile page.
Every user accepts that www.cbased.com merely provides the framework for an exchange of opinions, but will be held liable for the content submitted by its users.
www.cbased.com can only be held liable for contents and hyperlinks submitted by its users in the case that www.cbased.com was of knowledge of the unlawful information connected with the act or information and was not aware of
A liability of www.cbased.com for contents and Hyperlinks is only existent for the users if www.cbased.com was actually beware of the illegal action or information and was also in case of claim for damages not beware of any circumstances, due to these any action or information has been obvious or if www.cbased.com noticed any of these illegal actions or information and did not cancel them immediately or closed the access (§ 16 ECG).
Despite all precautions, safety measures and benevolence www.cbased.com does not guarantee the correctness and usability of submitted posts and comments and for the identity of its users. The submitted content does not reflect the opinion of www.cbased.com.
www.cbased.com strives to provide a correct, full-time service but cannot guarantee for its uninterrupted availability and accessibility. www.cbased.com cannot be held liable for delays or interruptions of data transfer.
www.cbased.com explicitly reserves the right to alter, amend or delete parts of its service or the service in full and reserves the right to delay or discontinue the publication. In case of termination of the services offered by www.cbased.com the users will be notified 7 days ahead through a notification e-mail and through publication on the website.
In accordance with Art. 14 DSG www.cbased.com will ensure the protection of data against wrongful destruction, unauthorised access, loss as well as the proper use of data.