PlaNet Collaboration Platform Terms & Conditions
1.1 These Terms & Conditions of Service Use govern the use of our Website (https://planet.planetgroups.net) (Hereinafter referred to as our Service [or website where specificity is required]) and any services provided within, through or by our Service.
1.3 If you register with our Service, submit any material to our Service or use any of the services provided within, through or by our Service, we will ask you to expressly agree to the Terms & Conditions of Service Use.
1.4 You must be at least 18 years of age to use our Service. By using our Service or agreeing to the Terms & Conditions of Service Use, you warrant and represent to us that you are at least 18 years of age.
2.1. Copyright © 2021 planetgroups UG.
2.2. Subject to the express provisions of the Terms & Conditions of Service Use:
2.2.1. Any user entering or uploading any kind of material on our website assures to possess and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights to it; and
2.2.2. All the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.
Licence to Use our Service.
3.1. In relation to our Service,
3.1.1. you may:
126.96.36.199. View pages from our website in a web browser;
188.8.131.52. Download pages from our website for caching in a web browser;
184.108.40.206. Print pages from our website for your personal and non-commercial use; providing that such printing is not systematic or excessive;
220.127.116.11. Stream audio and video files from our website;
18.104.22.168. Use our website service by means of a browser, subject to the other provisions of the Terms & Conditions of Service Use;
22.214.171.124. Enter and upload information and documents as is required by your role as a planetgroups member or PlaNet moderator.
3.1.2. You may only use our Service for your own personal and business purposes, and you must not use our Service for any other commercial use.
3.1.3. You must not use our Service, or any material or content within our Service in any way that could be construed as likely to damage the business of planetgroups support UG.
3.1.4. Except as expressly permitted in the Terms & Conditions of Service Use, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our Service.
3.1.5. Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:
126.96.36.199. Republish material from our Service (including republication on another website)
188.8.131.52. Sell, rent or sub-licence material from our Service;
184.108.40.206. Show any material from our Service in public;
220.127.116.11. Exploit material from our Service for a commercial purpose; or
18.104.22.168. Redistribute material from our Service.
22.214.171.124. Notwithstanding this section, you may, without editing or variation, redistribute planetgroups newsletters in print and in electronic form.
126.96.36.199. We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our Service, or the whole of our Service, at our discretion. You must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on our Service.
3.2. In relation to our Feeds:
3.2.1. You may access our RSS feeds using any compatible feed reader or aggregator.
3.2.2. By accessing our feeds, you agree to the Terms & Conditions of Service Use in their entirety.
3.2.3. Subject to your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions of Service Use, we grant you a non-exclusive, non-transferrable, non-sub-licence licence to display content from our feeds in unmodified form on any website owned and operated by you, providing that you do not aggregate any of our feed content with any third-party feed when displaying it in accordance with section 3.2.2.
3.2.4. It is a condition of this licence that you include a credit for use and a hyperlink to our Service on each page where our feed is published (in such form as we may specify from time to time or, if we do not specify a particular form, then in reasonable form.
3.2.5. We may revoke any licence relating to our feed content at any time with or without notice.
3.3. In relation to Other Platforms
3.3.1. Our Service uses features that enable users to directly interact with other social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.
3.3.2. Using the social media features on our Service you may:
188.8.131.52. Share data and content from our Service, and
184.108.40.206. Like or upvote content from our Service;
220.127.116.11. Embed or share video from or to our Service.
3.3.4. Subject to section 11.1, we will not be liable to you for any loss or damage arising from:
18.104.22.168. Your use of any third-party social media platform; and
22.214.171.124. Any act or omission of any third-party social media platform.
Acceptable Use Policy
4.1. Acceptable Use; you must not
4.1.1. Use our Service in anyway or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the Service or impairment of the performance, availability, or accessibility of the Service;
4.1.2. Use our service in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent, or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
4.1.3. Use our Service to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit, or other malicious computer software;
4.1.4. Conduct any systematic automatic or manual data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on, or in relation to our Service, without our express written consent ;
4.1.5. Access or otherwise interact with our Service using any robot, spider or other automated means (except for the purpose of search engine indexing)
4.1.6. Violate the directives set out in the robots.txt file for our Service;
4.1.7. Use data collected from our Service for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing, and direct mailing);
4.1.8. Use data collected from our Service to contact individuals, companies or other persons or entities.
4.2. Acceptable Use; you must
4.2.1. Ensure that all information you supply to us through our Service, or in relation to our Service, is true, accurate, current, complete, and not misleading.
4.3. Use on Behalf of an Organisation
4.3.1. If you register an account on behalf of an organisation or business and accept the Terms & Conditions of Service Use in the course of that registration, then by doing so you bind both
- a) Yourself; and
- b) The person, company or other legal entity that operates that organisation or business
to the Terms and Conditions of Service Use. In these circumstances, references to “you” in the Terms and Conditions of Service Use refer to both the individual user and to the person, company or other legal entity that operates that organisation or business.
4.4. Registration and Accounts
4.4.1. You may register for an account with our Service by completing and submitting the account registration form on our Service and clicking on the verification link our Service will send to you via email.
4.4.2. You must not allow any other person to use your account to access our Service.
4.4.3. You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your account.
4.4.4. You must not use any other person’s account to access our Service unless you have that person’s express permission to do so.
4.5. User Login Details
4.5.1. If you register for an account with our Service, you will be asked to create a User ID and password.
4.5.2. Your User ID must not be likely to mislead and must comply with the content rules set out in Section 7 of these Terms & Conditions of Service Use. You must not use your account or User ID for, or in connection with, the impersonation of any person.
4.5.3. You must keep your password confidential.
5.1. Introduction and General Terms
5.1.1. By agreeing to the Terms & Conditions of Service Use you agree with this Community Statement.
5.1.2. The purpose of this Community Statement is to inform users of the values we expect to be applied in your use of our Service on the collaboration platform PlaNet (planet.planetgroups.net).
5.1.3. The values set out in this Community Statement are designed to ensure that all members can enjoy using our Service, get what they expect from our Service, and are not exposed to inappropriate content that could detract from the value of using our Service.
5.1.4. In agreeing to the Terms & Conditions of Service Use you agree to be bound by the values set out in this Community Statement.
5.2. planetgroups and PlaNet Mission
Our mission is to support collaboration, community building, the creation of momentum and motivation, and the sharing of best practices and mutual learning between companies (both management and employees), consultants, research organizations, NGOs, and interested individuals in the arena of sustainability and climate action.
5.3. The PlaNet Community should be:
Please be professional in your use of our Service. Keep content (posts, discussions, etc) relevant and appropriate to the reasonable expectations of members of the Community.
126.96.36.199. Please respect the rights of others.
188.8.131.52. Do not post, share, or claim the right to, content where you do not have the legal right or permission to do so.
184.108.40.206. Do not defame, slander or otherwise discredit others, or their works, and be appreciative, resource oriented and respectful when offering recommendations, advice, or criticism.
220.127.116.11. If you have a legitimate concern about content posted within the Community please refer to Sections 9 & 10 of the Terms & Conditions of Service Use.
18.104.22.168. Our Service should be a safe and friendly on-line space for all members. Please do not post or send messages that could be construed as threatening, harassing or otherwise abusive.
22.214.171.124. Any form of hate speech will not be tolerated within our Service. Any content that we consider can be construed as hate speech will be removed and your account may be suspended.
126.96.36.199. We understand that differences of opinion can occur, especially when discussing potentially sensitive areas of political, social, scientific or technological developments however, this should not preclude polite and civil exchanges of opinion.
188.8.131.52. Please always use polite and civil language when using our Service.
184.108.40.206. Any information posted or shared by members should be true.
220.127.116.11. Please do not post or share anything you know, or suspect, to be untrue.
18.104.22.168. Please do not share any misleading information about you or the organisation you represent (including claims about results, achievements, experience, or affiliations)
As a PlaNet community member you commit to uphold the values described above. You commit to helping the PlaNet community remain a professional, respectful, safe, polite and honest on-line space for the benefit of all members.
5.5.1. Breaching the Community Statement will be considered a breach of the Terms & Conditions of Service Use.
5.5.2. See Section 13 of the Terms & Conditions of Service Use for information on the actions we may take in the event of a breach of the Terms & Conditions of Service Use.
Cancellation and Suspension of Accounts
6.1. We may at any time, at our sole discretion without notice or explanation:
- a) Suspend your account
- b) Cancel your account and/or
- c) Edit your account details
6.2. You may cancel your account using the account control panel on our Service. To cancel your account, in your profile go to “Account” > “Delete Account”
6.3. Cancelling an account will delete all of your content. It will be completely irrecoverable.
7.1. Your Content – License
7.1.1. In the Terms and Conditions of Service Use, “your content” means all works and materials (including without limitation: text, graphics, images, audio material, video material, scripts, software and files) that you submit to us or our Service for storage or publication on, processing by, or transmission via, our Service.
7.1.2. You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, store, adapt, and translate your content on, and in relation to, our Service and any successor Service.
7.1.3. You grant to us the right to bring an action for infringement of the rights licences under section 7.1.2.
7.1.4. You hereby waive all your moral rights in your content to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law; and you warrant and represent that all other moral rights in your content have been waived to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.
7.1.5. You may edit your content to the extent permitted using the editing functionality made available on our Service.
7.1.6. Without prejudice to our other rights under the Terms and Conditions of Service Use, if you breach any provision of the Terms and Conditions of Service Use in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached the Terms & Conditions of Service Use in any way, we may delete, unpublish or edit any or all of your content.
7.2. Your Content – Rules
7.2.1. You warrant and represent to us that your content will comply the Terms & Conditions of Service Use.
7.2.2. Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any person’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action by any person (in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law).
7.2.3. Your content, and the use of your content by us in accordance with the Terms & Conditions of Service Use must not:
22.214.171.124. Be libellous or maliciously false
126.96.36.199. Be obscene or indecent
188.8.131.52. Infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trademark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right
184.108.40.206. Infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy, or right under data protection legislation
220.127.116.11. Constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement
18.104.22.168. Constitute an incitement to commit a crime, instructions for the commission of a crime, or the promotion of criminal activity.
22.214.171.124. Be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order
126.96.36.199. Be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation
188.8.131.52. Be blasphemous
184.108.40.206. Be in breach of official secrets legislation
220.127.116.11. Be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person
18.104.22.168. Depict violence in an explicit or gratuitous manner
22.214.171.124. Be pornographic, lewd, suggestive or sexually explicit
126.96.36.199. Be untrue, false, inaccurate or misleading
188.8.131.52. Consist of or contain any instructions, advice or other information which may be acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any other loss or damage.
184.108.40.206. Constitute SPAM (unsolicited commercial communications)
220.127.116.11. Be offensive, deceptive, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, anti-social, menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory, or
18.104.22.168. Cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person.
8.1. If you feel that any content posted on our Service breaches any of the criteria set out in the Acceptable Use Policy, Community Statement or Content Rules you can report this by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or using the “report” links associated with posts on our Service.
8.2. We will acknowledge receipt of your concern either by email or direct message within the Service itself.
8.3. We will investigate your concern and take any action required based on the outcome of that decision.
8.4. We will advise you of the outcome, and any action taken as a result of your report, within 14 days of our receipt of your concern.
Disputes Between Members
9.1. Any dispute between members about the ownership of any content posted on our Service is a dispute between those parties.
9.2. We (planetgroups support UG) will not investigate, mediate or otherwise become involved in any legal dispute between members – save under the order of a court with relevant jurisdiction.
9.3. We (planetgroups support UG) will comply with any legal order to remove a posting upon receipt of such order made by any court with relevant jurisdiction.
10.1. We do not warrant or represent
10.1.1. The completeness or accuracy of the information published on our Service
10.1.2. That the material published on our Service is up to date; or
10.1.3. That our Service or any service associated with our Service will remain available
10.2. We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our website services, and to stop publishing our website (our Service) at any time at our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and save to the extent expressly provided otherwise in the Terms & Conditions of Service Use, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any website services, or if we stop publishing the website (our Service).
10.3. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to Section 11.1. we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of the Terms & Conditions of Service Use, our Service, and the use of our Service.
Limitations and Exclusions of Liability
11.1. Nothing in the Terms & Conditions of Service Use will:
- a) Limit or exclude liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence
- b) Limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation
- c) Limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law, or
- d) Exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law
11.2. The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section 11 and elsewhere in the Terms & Conditions of Service Use:
- a) Are subject to Section 10.1, and
- b) Govern all liabilities arising under the Terms & Conditions of Service Use or relating to the subject matter of the Terms & Conditions of Service Use, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty, except to the extent expressly provided elsewhere in the Terms & Conditions of Service Use.
11.3. We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses or damage, direct or indirect, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.
11.4. We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.
11.5. You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a Non-For-Profit entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with our Service or the Terms & Conditions of Service Use (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the NGO entity itself for the acts or omissions of our officers and employees).
11.6. Nothing offered by our Service is intended to represent professional advice. You shall not construe anything offered by planetgroups to represent professional advice.
12.1. As a condition of your use of our Service, you agree to indemnify us and our third-party content providers harmless from and against any and all claims, losses, liability, costs and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from your use of our Service, or from your violation of the Terms and Conditions of Service Use.
Breaches of the Terms & Conditions of Service Use
13.1. Without prejudice to our other rights under the Terms & Conditions of Service Use, if you breach the Terms & Conditions of Service Use in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached the Terms & Conditions of Service Use, we may:
- a) Send you one or more formal warnings
- b) Temporarily suspend your access to our Service
- c) Permanently prohibit you from accessing our Service
- d) Block computers and devices using your IP address from accessing our Service
- e) Contact any and all of your internet service providers and request that they block your access to our Service
- f) Commence legal action against you, whether for breach of contract or otherwise; and/or
- g) Suspend or delete your account on our Service.
13.2. Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our Service or a part of our Service, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking including, without limitation, creating and/or using a different account.
13.3. Breaching the Acceptable Use Policy, Content Rules and/or Community Statement constitutes a breach of the Terms & Conditions of Service Use.
14.1. We may revise the Terms & Condition of Service Use from time to time.
14.2. Any revised Terms & Conditions of Service Use shall apply to the use of our Service from the date of publication of the revised Terms & Conditions of Service Use on our Service, and you hereby waive any right you may otherwise have to be notified of, or to consent to, revisions of the Terms & Conditions of Service Use.
14.3. Subject to Section 15.2 we will however make every attempt to provide written notice of any revision to the Terms & Conditions of Service Use either by email, direct message within our Service, or by displaying advice of revision prominently on our Service.
14.4. If you have given your express agreement to the Terms & Conditions of Service Use we will ask for your express agreement to any revision of the Terms & Conditions of Service Use; and if you do not give your express agreement to the revised Terms & Conditions of Service Use within such time period as we may specify, we will disable or delete your account on our Service, and you must stop using the website.
15.1. You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract, or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under the Terms & Conditions of Service Use.
15.2. You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with any of your rights and/or obligations under the Terms & Conditions of Service Use.
16.1. If a provision of the Terms & Conditions of Service Use is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.
16.2. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of the Terms & Conditions of Service Use would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
Third Party Rights
17.1. A contract under the Terms & Conditions of Service Use is for our benefit and your benefit; and is not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.
17.2. The exercise of the parties’ rights under a contract under the Terms & Conditions of Service Use is not subject to the consent of any third party.
Law and Jurisdiction
19.1. The Terms & Conditions of Service Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Germany.
19.2. Any disputes relating to the Terms & Conditions of Service Use shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Germany
Statutory and Regulatory Disclosures
20.1. Our details:
20.1.1. Our Service (https://planet.planetgroups.net) is owned and operated by planetgroups support UG
20.1.2. planetgroups support UG is registered in the district court of Berlin Charlottenburg under the Registration No. HRB 227736B:
You can contact us:
- a) Using the web contact form available on our Service
- b) By email – email@example.com