Terms and Conditions
Acceptance of Terms
Welcome to the Website (the “Website”) of the CPRIZE FOUNDATION ( “CPRIZE”).
On this Website, CPRIZE makes available to you a wide range of
information, downloads, documents, communications, files, text,
graphics, publications, content, tools, forums, resources, and services.
BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. By accessing and using this Website in any
way, including, without limitation, browsing the Website, using any
information, using any content, using any services, downloading any
materials, and/or placing an order for products or services, you agree
entered into by and between CPRIZE and you. If you are using the Website
on behalf of your employer, you represent that you are authorized to
CPRIZE reserves the right, at CPRIZE’s
sole discretion, to change, modify, update, add, or remove portions of
Internet technology and applicable laws,
rules and regulations change frequently. Accordingly, CPRIZE reserves
Policy at any time. Your continued use of this Website constitutes
Access to the Website
Except as expressly provided below, this
Website is intended to be used only by individuals and entities that can
enter into legally binding contracts under applicable law. You must
policies referred to below, and all applicable laws, regulations and
rules in order to use this Website.
We use the means that we believe are
reasonable to provide access to this Website 24 hours a day, 7 days a
week, except in the case of natural disasters or events beyond the
control of CPRIZE, and subject to any breakdowns or maintenance
operations required to ensure the smooth operation of the Website
service and equipment. CPRIZE will not be liable for any failure or
deficiency in the performance of this Website by reason of the
occurrence of any event beyond our reasonable control, including without
limitation, a labor disturbance, an Internet outage, interruption of
service, communication outage, failure by a service provider to CPRIZE,
fire, terrorism, natural disaster or war.
CPRIZE grants users who accept these Terms
of Use the right to connect one or more workstations to its Website.
Access to the Website is by means of the user's computer, connected to a
telecommunications network allowing access to this Website. The
communication protocols used are those currently used by the Internet
network. The rights of access to and use of this Website are
non-exclusive and non-transferable.
Use of Materials Limitations
All materials contained in the Website are the copyrighted property of
CPRIZE, its subsidiaries, affiliated companies and/or third-party
licensors. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are
proprietary to CPRIZE, or its subsidiaries or affiliated companies
and/or third-party licensors. Unless otherwise specified, the materials
and services on this Website are for your personal and non-commercial
use, and you may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display,
perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from,
transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services
obtained from the Website without the written permission from CPRIZE.
Linking and Framing
You may not deep link to portions of the Website; or frame, inline link,
or similarly display any CPRIZE property, including, without limitation,
the Website. You may not use any CPRIZE logo or its other trademarks as
part of a link without the express prior written permission of CPRIZE.
In order to respect the integrity of this
Website contents and avoid creating confusion among Internet users
regarding the origin of the aforementioned contents, simple links to the
Home Page of this Website are permitted, but the following are
- Extended links which allow Internet users access to pages within this
Website without first passing through the Home Page of the Website or
through subsections of the Website;
- Inline links which allow the user to automatically see this Website
contents at a specific location;
- Framing links, which enable a page from this Website to appear in a
frame within the page of the Website visited by the user.
The following are permitted:
- Simple links to the Home Page of this Website;
- Simple links to the home page of the various subsections of this
In any event, links from Websites
containing immoral, violent, pornographic or pedophilic material,
Websites that undermine human dignity or that are intended to display or
sell objects, substances and/or works that are banned or illicit, are
Under no circumstances shall a hyperlink
to this Website from the website of a third party imply any sponsorship,
association, affiliation or co-operation between CPRIZE and such
third-party website. CPRIZE has no control over third-party websites and
therefore assumes no responsibility with respect to contents, products,
services, information, hardware or software of websites containing a
hyperlink to this Website.
By using the Website, you are consenting to the processing of your data
Use of Documents and Publications on
Except as expressly prohibited on this Website, you are permitted to
view, copy, print and distribute publications and documents within this
Website (such as FAQs, white papers, datasheets, press releases and so
on), subject to your agreement that:
a. your use of the information is for
informational, personal, and non-commercial purposes only,
b. you will not modify the documents, publications or graphics,
c. you will not copy or distribute graphics separate from their
accompanying text and you will not quote materials out of their context,
d. you will display the below copyright notice and other proprietary
notices on every copy you make, and
e. you agree that CPRIZE may revoke this permission at any time and you
shall immediately stop your activities related to this permission upon
notice from CPRIZE. Use for any other purpose is expressly prohibited by
law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators
will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.
The permission above to use documents and
publications does not include permission to copy the design elements,
look and feel, or layout of this Website. Those elements of the Website
are protected by law, such as trade dress, trademark, unfair
competition, and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole
or in part. No logo, graphic, sound or image from the Website may be
copied or retransmitted unless expressly permitted by CPRIZE.
Except as expressly provided otherwise,
CPRIZE and/or its respective suppliers make no representations about the
suitability of the information contained in the documents and
publications and related graphics published on the website for any
purpose. Except as expressly provided otherwise, all such documents and
related graphics are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind.
Except as expressly provided otherwise, CPRIZE and/or its respective
suppliers hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to
this information, including all warranties and conditions of
merchantability, whether express, implied or statutory, fitness for a
particular purpose, title and non-infringement. In no event shall CPRIZE
and/or its respective suppliers be liable for any special, indirect or
consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of
use, data or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or
other tortious action, arising out of or in connection with the use or
performance of information available from the website.
The documents and related graphics
published on the services could include technical inaccuracies or
typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information
herein. CPRIZE and/or its respective suppliers may make improvements
and/or changes in the product(s) and/or the program(s) described herein
at any time without notice.
Disclaimers and Other Notices on the
User of the Website
except as expressly provided otherwise, all information, software,
documentation, materials, services and publication are provided “as-is”
without warranty of any kind and CPRIZE hereby disclaims all warranties
either expressed or implied, including but not limited to, implied
warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. In
addition, except as expressly provided otherwise, CPRIZE disclaims any
warranties of non-infringement, title, or quiet enjoyment. In no event
shall CPRIZE and/or its respective suppliers be liable for any special,
indirect or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting
from loss of use, data or profits, whether in an action of contract,
negligence or other tortious action, arising out of or in connection
with the use of this website, use or performance of software, documents,
materials, publications, provision of or failure to provide services, or
information available from the website.
Except as expressly provided otherwise,
you assume all risks concerning the suitability and accuracy of the
information within the website, materials, publications and documents.
The website, materials, publications and documents may contain technical
inaccuracies or typographical errors. CPRIZE assumes no responsibility
for and disclaims all liability for any such inaccuracies, errors or
omissions in the website, materials, publications and documents and in
any other reference.
CPRIZE may make changes to the website,
information, software, website, documents, publications, prices,
technical specifications, product offerings and any other information
and materials on the website at any time and without notice.
The website, documents and publications
are distributed internationally and may contain references or
cross-references to CPRIZE products, programs, and services that have
not been announced or available in your country. Such references do not
imply that CPRIZE intends to announce such products, programs, or
services in your country. Consult your local CPRIZE business contact for
information regarding the products, programs and services which may be
available to you.
The website contains links to third-party
sites which are not under the control of CPRIZE and CPRIZE is not
responsible for the contents on any linked site or any link contained in
a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. CPRIZE is not
responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received
from any linked site. CPRIZE is providing these links to you only as a
convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply that CPRIZE
endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content on such
Accounts and Security
If any of the services on the Website requires you to open an account,
you must complete the registration process by providing us with true,
current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable
registration form, and you will maintain and promptly update such
information to keep it true, current, complete and accurate. You also
will choose a password and a user name. You are entirely responsible for
maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account.
Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities
that occur under your account. You agree to notify CPRIZE immediately of
any unauthorised use of your account or any other breach of security.
CPRIZE will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of
someone else using your password or account, either with or without your
knowledge. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by
CPRIZE or another party due to someone else using your account or
password. You may not use anyone else’s account at any time, without the
permission of the account holder. You acknowledge and agree that certain
services may provide password-restricted access to customer information
such as names and certain terms of your contracts. By using this Website
and registering for such services, you consent to CPRIZE’s display of
such information via the services and accept all risks of unauthorised
access to such information. If you provide any information that is
false, inaccurate, out of date, or incomplete, or CPRIZE has reasonable
grounds to suspect that such information is false, inaccurate, not
current, or incomplete, CPRIZE may suspend or terminate your account and
refuse any and all current or future use of the services or any portion
thereof. You are responsible for all costs and charges, including
without limitation, phone charges and telecommunications equipment, that
you incur in order to use the services.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
As a condition of your use of the Website, you will not use the Website
for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms,
conditions, and notices. You may not use the Website or any services
related thereto in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or
impair any CPRIZE server, or the network(s) connected to any CPRIZE
server, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the
Website. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to services,
materials, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any
CPRIZE server or to the Website, through hacking, password mining or any
other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or
information through any means not intentionally made available through
Use of Services on the Website
The Website may contain e-mail services, bulletin board services, chat
areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars,
photo albums and/or other message or communication facilities designed
to enable you to communicate with others (each a “Communication Service”
and collectively “Communication Services”). You agree to use the
Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and
material that are proper and, when applicable, related to the particular
Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you
agree that when using the Communication Services or the Website, you
• Use the Communication Services or the Website in connection with
surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk email, spamming
or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise).
• Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal
rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
• Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate,
profane, defamatory, obscene, obscene as to minors, child pornography,
racist, lewd, lascivious, filthy, excessively violent, harassing,
indecent, unlawful, or otherwise objectionable topic, name, material or
• Upload, or otherwise make available, files that contain images,
photographs, software or other material protected by intellectual
property laws, including, by way of example, and not as limitation,
copyright or trademark laws (or by rights of privacy or publicity)
unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all
necessary consent to do the same.
• Use any material or information, including images or photographs,
which are made available through the Website in any manner that
infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other
proprietary right of any party.
• Upload files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs,
cancelbots, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs
that may damage the operation of another’s computer or property of
• Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any
business purpose, unless such Communication Services specifically allows
• Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service
that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally reproduced,
displayed, performed, and/or distributed in such manner.
• Falsify or delete any copyright management information, such as author
attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations
or labels of the origin or source of software or other material
contained in a file that is uploaded.
• Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the
• Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be
applicable for any particular Communication Service.
• Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including
• Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
• Create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others.
• Use, download or otherwise copy, or provide (whether or not for a fee)
to a person or entity any directory of users of the Communication
Services or other user or usage information or any portion thereof.
• Use any CPRIZE domain name as a pseudonymous return email address for
any communications that you transmit from another location or through
• Transmit unsolicited or bulk communications to any CPRIZE account
holder or to any xprize.org or affiliated email address (regardless of
whether you use the Website to transmit any such communication).