1. INTRODUCTORY CLAUSE
ALTERNERT IS A FREE SOCIAL NETWORK. OUR USERS CAN INDEPENDENTLY DECIDE WHETHER THEY WISH TO START BUSINESS CARRIER.
1.1. Introduction to the Service
ALTERNET IS A COMPLETELY FREE WEB PORTAL, THAT IS NOT CONNECTED IN ANY WAY WITH INVESTMENTS. ALTERNET DOES NOT REQUIRE ANY MONEY OPERATIONS OR INVITING PEOPLES TO THE PROGRAM.
The provided features should support the user in creating and conducting its own business. Alternet does not guarantee incomes by any means. The user using the tools to create income environment will be counted as a completely independent entrepreneur. In case of any partnerships/companies, the user will be held as unrelated with Alternet by any financial means, acting independently of his free will entity with full responsibility of tax return to the competent tax office. Any promotional materials, presentations, commission tables, presented in marketing materials incomes and estimated incomes are not guaranteed and its only purpose is to present aims and mechanisms related to Alternet function. User incomes depends on many factors, such as: knowledge, time spent on developing business, work ethics, motivation, personal skills, gained experience and other elements that are independent from Alternet. Alternet will not be held liable for money loss or generated income and taxation of counterparty. Alternet do not conduct any services related to investments, financial services, financial consulting or law consulting.
The Administrator and Service Provider of the Website is:
Alternet LLC, 613 Saddle Rider Court, Henderson, Nevada, United States, entered into the register under the number NV20171642056. therefore, the User acknowledges that all and any representations should be directed exclusively to this company. It is possible to contact the Service Provider at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. GENERAL PROVISIONS
RULES FOR MAKING CONTACTS, SHARING POSTS AND OTHER USER SUBMISSIONS. THE ACTIVITY IS VERY APPRECIATED BY THE SERVICE – AND SHALL NOT, EXCEPT FOR THE LIMITATIONS STATED HEREIN, LIMIT OR SHAPE YOUR BEHAVIOR IN ANY WAY. USERS MAY FREELY AND INDEPENDENTLY DECIDE ON WHETHER THEY ARE GOING TO START A BUSINESS.
2.1. Services provided by Alternet
Throughout the Service, the Users are allowed to access certain services, further described in this section, in order to be freely used, in coherence with these Terms of Service and other legally-binding documents Users have expressed consent to. Users may use the services of Alternet in many ways, including (without limitation) running a profile, adding comments, events, likes, participation in trainings and other typical for this kind of Portals. Additionally, the User may freely start to run his/her respective business.
2.2. Scope of Services
The Service provides a platform dedicated to communication, creating contacts and social relations, as well as file storing and sharing with other users on the platform. As a part of the Service, Alternet provides the following tools of creating and running a business, in particular:
- Sale of Services and products;
- Online trainings;
- Systems of commercial partners acquisition.
it is of pivotal importance to us, THAT EACH USER is CONSCIOUS and informed OF THE MEANINGS OF ALL NOTIONS stated in this document. we therefore present you with THE DEFINITIONS OF THE MOST IMPORTANT terms found in our documents. in case of any confusion, feel free to contact us – we will gladly answer your questions or take your advice into consideration
Password – unique sequence of characters created by the User ensuring the access to the Account;
Login – User name, used for your identification together with the Password necessary to make authorization during accessing the Service;
User Account – a collection of resources and rights within the Service, assigned to the User, which contains information necessary for their authorization and making it possible to use the services and creating business;
Advertising Package оr Advertisement(s) or Adpacks – announcement, information, package of advertisements or announcements, originating from the Advertiser regarding his business activity or professional activity or other advertised entity;
Distribution Partner – User who functions within the Service as a person creating Business, in line with the regulations specifying the earnings model;
Business Plan – document specifying the principles of collecting resources by the Users, depending on meeting conditions set forth therein and in accordance with the rules on which platforms are based (Alternet and AdBlast, and also potentially other provided as part of new services);
Service - website which exists at the domain address https://alternet.com, and also at other web addresses at which the Service Provider runs the Service, which is internet platform being his property, which is composed of a series of elements appropriate for internet Services and services rendered electronically for the benefit of Users, specified in these Regulations. The platform AdBlast functioning at the address adblast.alternet.com is also referred to as the Service;
Registration – activity performed within the Service, which means setting up a User Account and defining login and password and other registration fields;
Revenue Share (Rev Share) – a programme sharing incomes from advertisements with Advertisers, operating within AdBlast;
Computerised system – a set of computer devices and software working together, ensuring processing and storage as well as sending and receiving data through telecommunications networks with the use of the type of telecommunications network suitable for Terminal equipment;
User Submissions or Content – all and any materials and services shared in the Service;
User – a natural person, legal entity or organizational unit which is unincorporated entity, to whom the act grants the ability to perform acts in law, conducting business activity or in other way holding the right, regulated by national provisions, to participate in the Service, if necessary;
Premium User – A User which aquires a “Premium User” status, as of the moment of buying any of the products package with minimum value amounting in $ 10.
2.4. Business structure of Alternet
User may use the Alternet service based on a free-of-charge activity. This means, that User may use the social network aspect of the Service, with the possibility of using Multi Level-Marketing system (MLM) when creating a business.
It is therefore important to note to Users that:
- The Service does not require from you to to invite new potential Users; Acquiring profit is possible without purchasing the Alternet products and services offered on the Service;
- The User may opt to purchase products and services, chosen freely and without any pressure from Alternet;
- The User hereby acknowledges the adequate market value of the products and services offered, and therefore recognize that such products and services are of appropriate value;
- Purchasing of products and services grants the User the right in participating in Alternet profits in a manner described within these Terms of Service;
- All information and presentation materials are available free of charge within the registered User Account;
- The Business Structure as a part of the purchase of product and service packages is intended for entrepreneurs (B2B), therefore the User shall have such a status unless it is not necessary according to the regulations of the country of the respective User’s residence;
- In case of absence of the entrepreneur status, in connection with the purchased digital content (digital products and services) and the fulfillment of this service (obtaining the possibility of using), the right to withdraw from the contract is hereby expressly voided by the User.
3. REGISTRATION OF ACCOUNT. AGREEMENT.
BY REGISTERING YOUR ACCOUNT WITH ALTERNET, YOU HEREBY REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE MADE A DECISION WITHOUT PRESSURE OR DURESS BY ANY PARTY IN JOINING THE ALTERNET COMMUNITY. THE SERVICE IS AVAILABLE FOR ADULTS.
The Agreement may be concluded by natural persons, legal entities and organizational units, to whom the act grants the ability to perform acts in law. The age of majority is specified by the law of a country from the respective User’s state of birth. Each person may create an unlimited number of accounts on the Service. Registration of a User account is free of charge. Any minors entering into agreement with Alternet may do so with appropriate and valid consent from their respective legal guardian(s). In case of doubts concerning the age of majority for a specific User, the Service may verify such a status by demanding the presentation of documents confirming the status of the respective User.
AGREEMENT IS CONCLUDED FOR UNLIMITED PERIOD OF TIME. YOU CAN DELETE YOU ACCOUNT AND THEREFORE TERMINATE USING THE SERVICES AT ANY TIME.
By registering to the Service, the User hereby enters into an Agreement for the provided services via electronic means, according to which, the User agrees to join the Alternet community, and confirms that the User has been acquainted with the available regulations set forth by these Terms of Service or other legal documents, that the User has expressly stated his/hers consent to. The User is particularly acquainted and understands the provisions regarding:
- The rendered Scope of Services;
- Available Marketing Plans;
- Presentations and video materials regarding Alternet;
- No necessity to invite new members to the Portal;
- Terms and Conditions of resource withdrawal;
- Non-investment character of the Portal.
3.3. Compulsory Registration Fields
Registration is to occur exclusively online. During registration, Users shall be requested to provide these compulsory required information, including (without limitation):
- Name of a company
- Identification Number
- First name;
- Electronic address;
- Date of birth;
- User name;
3.4. Process of Registration
The User, upon registration, warrants and represents, that the obligation to fill the compulsory registration fields has been completely and correctly filled. With successful registration, the User shall confirm the activation by means of a Confirmation Link sent by the Service to the respective User’s Electronic Address. In case the sent Confirmation Link is not confirmed within 30 days, it shall be automatically deactivated by the Service. In connection with the registration procedure, the User is obliged to:
- Confirm that he/she has read and understood the set forth Terms of Service, accepted the express provisions and agreed to processing of personal data, as well as receiving commercial information via electronic means;
- Confirm that he/she has read the Conditions of Participation on the Service, including the Marketing Plan, as well as confirm that the User is aware that the Service does not have an nvestment character. The User shall further confirm that he/she understands that the dates and rules of Withdrawal of collected resources depend on the Users' activity, further described in these Terms of Service;
- The User confirms that he/she has been informed that the basic application of the Business Plan is acting as an entrepreneur (B2B), and therefore confirms that the User should have such status, except stated otherwise by applicable law. In the case of purchasing products and services as a consumer, the User expressly voids the right to withdraw from contract, in connection with the acquired digital content and performance(s) provided by Alternet;
3.5. Completion of Registration
After a completed registration, the User may further personalize the User Account, namely by uploading a picture or an avatar. The above mentioned action must not contradict the Regulations, law in force and good practices. As a result of the breach of the provisions of the Regulations, law in force or accepted social norms, the Service reserves full discretional rights to remove the uploaded picture or avatar from the User Account’s profile.
AGREEMENT IS CONCLUDED FOR AN UNLIMITED PERIOD OF TIME. YOU CAN DELETE YOU ACCOUNT AND TERMINATE THE USE THE SERVICES AT ANY TIME.
3.7. Agreement Term
This Agreement is concluded for an unlimited period of time. The Users may terminate this Agreement using the available function of Deleting Account in their repsective User Profile settings. Deletion of all User Data is possible by sending an appropriate request from the respective User account to the Service's email address. The Service retains the right to retain necessary data in regards to User identification, in case of any claims or inquiries of authorised bodies. This Agreement expires upon the User's death at the latest, however, the rights to the User Account may be inherited as a result of succession proceedings. The condition of entering into the User's rights is obtaining an appropriate written confirmation by the Service, and presenting required documents for this purpose. In the event of no heirs, six months after the death of a User, all rights and obligations resulting from this Agreement shall be transferred to Alternet.
3.8. Termination of the Agreement
Alternet reserves full discretional rights to terminate this Agreement with cause as an extraordinary measure, specifically in case of breach of Agreement with Alternet. Such termination of Agreement shall be notified by email. In the case of an Extraordinary termination of this Agreement by Alternet, the User shall not be entitled to claims regarding the return of costs of purchasing package(s) of services and products previously acquired by the User.
After termination of Agreement (by Alternet or otherwise, as described in these Terms of Service), the User has no right to the collected resources, nor is entitled to other claims towards Alternet and/or the Service. Collected resources may remain in the Service, to be divided to other Users or to be cancelled.
AS ALTERNET IS BASED ON THE ACTIVITY OF THE USERS, IT IS REQUIRED TO LOG IN AT LEAST ONCE IN 6 MONTHS.
3.9. Account Activity
Each account registered to the Service should be used actively. At least once in 6 months a User should log into the Service. If the User fails to do so, the Service reserves the right to delete the inactive User Account. An activation fee of $100 by the User shall be required in order to reactivate the User Account.
4. OBLIGATIONS TAKEN BY THE USER
4.1. Using the Service in accordance with the Service’s purpose
The User shall use the Service according to the intended purpose of the Service, and further in accordance with applicable law, accepted social and moral standards, as well as the provisions of these Terms of Service, as well as other legal documents the User has provided consent to in regards of using this Service. The User is further obliged to protect the User’s respective login details, passwords and other information, in order to prevent the access of third parties. In case of a change in a User's information regarding address, bank or contact information, these may be updated by the User in the User’s own Administrative Panel within the User’s personal User Account.
ALTERNET MAY BE USED ONLY IN ACCORDANCE TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, IT’S OVERALL PURPOSE, WITHOUT BREACH OF ANY APPLICABLE LEGAL PROVISIONS AS WELL AS ACCEPTED SOCIAL AND MORAL NORMS. ANY AND ALL VIOLATIONS MAY RESULT IN USING THE DISCRETIONAL RIGHTS RESERVED BY ALTERNET AGAINST YOUR ACOUNT.
CREATION OF BUSINESS IS FURTHER GOVERNED BY APPLICABLE LEGAL PROVISIONS YOU ARE BOUND TO.
4.2. Prohibited Advertising
The Service hereby prohibits distribution, nuisance or other form of disturbance from Users towards any other Users on the Platform, in any form of advertising messages, sent by email, fax or text messages. Illegal activities, such as (without limitation) using prohibited or unfair advertisement tactics is prohibited and may result in exercising the reserved discretional rights the Service has reserved towards the User. The User is further prohibited from giving inaccurate, false or misleading information in regards to products and distribution system(s), provided by Alternet.
Users may not mislead potential future Users that within Alternet Service and created business, it is necessary to purchase a higher level account, or to invite other people to join. Breach of such provisions, by report or in result of independent inquiry by the Service may result in exercising the reserved discretional rights the Service has reserved towards the User.
THE USER BECOMES A DISTRIBUTION PARTNER OF ALTERNET BY CREATING A BUSINESS. DEPENDING ON THE USER’S ACTIVITY AND APPLICABLE LEGAL PROVISIONS, THE USER SHOULD ACQUIRE THE STATUS OF AN ENTREPRENEUR.
BY CREATING A BUSINESS, THE USERS HEREBY ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY IMPLIED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
4.3. Status of Distributor
By creating a business, the User hereby acts as a Distribution Partner. The User is not an employee, contractor or a sales representative of Alternet, and is therefore not bound by any guidelines regarding the turnover, or liabilities to provide Services in order to make profit. The User is not bound to any instructions concerning the place, amount or type of activities, of the scope of conducting such an activity. The User is, however, responsible on their own for complying with applicable law, without exclusion of tax provisions and taxation duties, as well as for obtaining potential right(s) or permit(s) in order to conduct business activity, if such right(s) or permit(s) are necessary by applicable law, pursuant to the scope of activities performed by a particular User on the Service. The services rendered by Alternet are directed, as a rule, in order to be used by entrepreneurs (B2B). The User should hold such status, unless applicable law states otherwise, or the scope of conducted activities does not meet the statutory conditions in this regard.
4.4. Confidentiality Clause
The User shall keep secret and confidential, the company information of Alternet and associated enterprises, as well as information about the structure of AlterNet and/or associated enterprises. Confidential company information includes (without limitation): names and addresses of distribution partners and Alternet's Clients. This Clause shall survive the Termination of this Agreement.
4.5. Press Inquiries
The User is not allowed to give response to press inquiries regarding Alternet, its products, marketing plan or other services. The User shall immediately transfer all press inquiries to Alternet or at least obtain the acceptance for giving response with the suggested content. Breach of such provisions, by report or in result of independent inquiry by the Service may result in exercising the reserved discretional rights the Service has reserved towards the User.
4.6. Rights to the Account
The Users may use their respective User Accounts on their own. Users shall not share the User Account with any other persons. Users shall not transfer the rights to the User Account or execute any other forms of sharing a part or the whole User Account. Breach of such provisions, by report or in result of independent inquiry by the Service may result in exercising the reserved discretional rights the Service has reserved towards the User.
5. USAGE OF SERVICE
The User shall use the Service in coherence with its intended purpose, The User shall not interfere with the Service’s functionality, namely by using specific software or equipment. The User shall use this Service in a manner consistent with these Terms of Service, applicable law and general principles of using the Internet.
The User shall hereby withhold of delivering and transfering through the Service, in particular:
- Contents prohibited by law, in particular content that is offensive, vulgar, inciting violence or other social actions contradictory to the law or good practices or infringe personal assets and other rights of third parties (including those of racist or discriminative character);
- Personal data of third parties, their telephone and address information and email addresses;
- Unsolicited commercial communications and any other types of spam.
A Premium User package may be purchased via the Service. This particular package has specific levels. The first package of a User is specified in accordance to $10 value. The User may buy such a package for the User’s individual activity. Increase of levels within the Premium User package is possible by means of purchasing a superior Premium User package. The User is not obliged to increase the User’s specific level, and may operate on the Service free of charge – this does not affect participation in the Earnings Model, as further specified in these Terms of Service
5.3. Storage and Downloading
The Service renders services based on storage of files on the User Accounts, which may be shared and used by other Users in accordance with the Uploading User’s will. By uploading a file on a User account, the User assumes full responsibility under applicable law, these Terms of Service and other legally-binding agreements willingly entered into between the User and the Service in regards with potential distribution, storage of a particular file and the breach of copyrights.
Downloading of any Uploaded file or other Content by the User occurs by means of an agreement entered into by the User Uploading and the User Downloading the File or Content (with or without intention of future use). The Service, as a facilitator in communication, objectively does not have any bargaining rights in this contractual obligation between the two Users, does not assume and expressly disclaims responsibility regarding the conclusion of such agreement, its execution or failure to do so towards any contracting parties or affected third parties. In case of infringement of copyright, a prior notification of the Service of such occurance is required, in order to enable the Service to verify such a complaint and possibly exercising reserved discretional rights the Service has reserved towards any User.
5.4. Content Description
Each User uploading any user submission shall name the stored submission and provide an appropriate description, consistent with the content of the files.
5.5. Visibility of Files and Their Use
The User may use the user submission by downloading and/or saving on the User’s personal storage device(s), as well as playback for the User’s private use. A downloaded file will be available and visible only for this user who downloaded it.
5.6. Breaches in File Sharing
Without prejudice to penal or civil liability regarding illegal distribution of files, any attempts of unauthorized bypassing of the aforementioned sections regulating the sharing system by Users, re-uploading of a user submission covered by this system or other possible breaches may result in exercising the reserved discretional rights the Service has reserved towards the User in breach.
5.7. Uploading User Submissions. Sharing of Materials
For the purposes of these Terms of Service, a User Submission is any form of digital communication, comments, materials, files or other types of supported submissions by the Service. Upon uploading a User Submission, the Uploading User represents and warrants it’s lack of legal deficit(s) or claims from any affected third parties. The User declares that the User has all appropriate authorizations (without exclusion to copyright, rights related to copyright, or other industrial property rights) towards the user submission, in its tangible or intangible form, where appropriate. Without prejudice o penal or civil liability, any breach of the provisions stated forth in this Section may be grounds for exercising the reserved discretional rights the Service has reserved towards the respective User.
By sharing any materials in the Portal the User declares that he/she is the author of these materials or holds the rights and approvals required by law for them to be uploaded in the Website or that the materials uploaded by him/her originate from a legal source. The user expresses his/her irrevocable consent for sharing and uploading by the Administrator the above mentioned materials without their significant modification and agrees for the conversion of file format of uploaded data.
5.8. Unauthorized Actions in regards to the File Sharing system
Users shall retain from overloading the Service’s server(s) by generating artificial traffic, as well as other actions exceeding normal Service usage. Any attempts of artificial positioning of the popularity of posts, files, account, contents in any kinds of popularity or activity ranks run by Alternet as well as other unauthorised use of the Portal even if it was intended at the increase of competitiveness or profitability of the created business is prohibited, and shall be considered as grounds for exercising the reserved discretional rights the Service has reserved towards the respective User
5.9. Interferences with User Submissions
The Service does not interfere with the User Submissions placed on specific User Accounts in any way, unless when excersising reserved discretional rights towards a User in breach of the Section 5 of this Agreement.
6. EARNING MODEL
THE EARNING MODEL IS AN OPTIONAL FUNCTIONALITY, WHICH MAY BE ACQUIRED AND USED BY THE USERs.
6.1. Additions to the Service
Alternet operates primarily as a social network. The Service further offers optional additions to the functionality of the User’s respective Accounts, in the form of the Earning model, further described in this Section. The Earning model is not guaranteed to generate profit. The Service shall not be held responsible for any loss of profit, if such losses do occur. Alternet allocates funds and acquires profits mainly from:
- Paid Advertisements (acquired by the Service Provider and Users);
- Selling of Mobile Apps
- Fees collected from Online Games
- The Alternet Shop (an online store)
- Other sources (without guaranteed income regularity).
Users shall gain profit, if such profits are obtained by Alternet, in a manner further described in this Section. The User hereby fully accepts and is aware that operations with Cryptocurrencies may lose value, or new Advertisers may not be acquired in a certain period of time. By joining the Earning Model, the User accepts the risk associated with operations conducted in order to gain profit by Alternet.
MARKETING PLAN CONTAINS PRINCIPLES OF ALTERNET EARNINGS MODEL. READ IT BEFORE YOU START TO ACT.
6.2. Marketing Plan
Alternet's Marketing Plan, with all any any contents included therein, constitutes an integral part of this Agreement. The Marketing Plan contains the main principles of earning, in relation to the Earning Model, in which Users participate in. The Marketing Plan further describes, in detail, the various Premium account options, as well as the types of services and products offered by Alternet. Basic forms of earnings are also briefly characterized below, in Subsections 3 to 10 of Section 6 of this Agreement. The Marketing Plan is of decisive importance in functioning of the Service. Other provisions in this part of Regulations shall apply to characterized forms of earnings.
WIDE RANGE OF ALTERNET SERVICES ALLOWS THE DIVERSIFICATION OF THE SOURCES OF EARNINGS. ALTERNET REMINDS THAT IT DOES NOT REQUIRE INVITING NEW PEOPLE TO THE PORTAL. WE DO CARE ABOUT THE ACTIVITY, HOWEVER THE DEVELOPMENT OF BUSINESS DEPENDS ON THE ENGAGEMENT OF EACH PERSON. THIS CAN BE DONE IN A SMALL GROUP, THIS CAN BE DONE WITH A LOT OF PEOPLE. BOTH WAYS GIVE YOU A CHANCE TO EARN. WE ACT AS A COMMUNITY.
6.3. Social Media Bonuses
By uploading User Submissions (excluding Multimedia Files) in a manner described in Section 5 of this Agreement, the Users are entitled to Social Media Bonuses, which may be exchanged for Alternet product packages. By purchasing a particular product package, the User receives an equivalent in the form of Media Point for which he/she can buy specific products Online, as well as Physical products.
6.4. Multimedia Bonuses
For the purposes of this Section, Multimedia files are Picture, Video, Audio or Gif files uploaded in the form of User Submissions, in accordance with section 5 of this Agreement. The User is entitled to selling such Multimedia file User submissions towards other Alternet Users. Obligatory aspects of the proposed contractual relationship between the User selling and other Users are the stated price and transferred rights by purchasing of such User Submissions. All multimedia files shall be offered for sale in the “Products” tab of your User Account on the Service.
6.5. Sales Bonus
Users may sell other products (e.g. website templates), which are uploaded on the Service. The Users acknowledge that such sales are concluded as affiliate sales, and shall take into account all responsibilities arising from affiliate disclosure notices and other obligations as per applicable law. User may not sell products and services at a price lower than the recommended resale price, personally or through third parties on Alternet.
6.6. Advertising Sales Bonus
A User may be entitled to a commission for each new recruited advertiser on the Service.
6.7. Friends Bonus
Each User by registering in the system is placed in the so-called Matrix. The Matrix structure allows for Users to earn resources from other Users passively. Matrixes are supplemented automatically (by the Service), or actively (by inviting new Users to the Service). Passive profits may be generated by invited active Users on the Service, for which the User is entitled to a Friends Bonus. Inviting new Users to the Service may not necessarily be grounds for a Friends Bonus, if the invited user is not active on the Service.
6.8. Matching Bonus
From each invited User (thereinafter referred to as: Partner), who/which buys a specific Product package offered by the Service, the user, which invited the invited User is entitled to a Matching Bonus. The aim and goal of the Service is to build an active community based on mutual assistance, namely in starting activity within the Service and further development of the Earning Model, benefiting the Users.
6.9. Leader Bonus
The User is entitled to a Leader Bonus, which is a percentage income, dependent on levels of invited users (from 1st to the last level). The amount percentage income depends on the Qualifications held. If a User's Partner also qualifies to a particular level of Leader Bonus, the income for the inviting User constitutes a specific percentage of the difference between the Partner’s Leader Bonus and the inviting User’s Leader Bonus.
6.10. Offers and Prizes
Alternet may offer, from time to time, special offers and prizes which aim at additional motivating Users to increase their respective user activity. In case of manipulation of the prize and/or offer guideline the Service reserves the right to exclude the User from a particular prize and/or offer.
YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE A PREMIUM USER OR MAKE ANY PAYMENTS OR ANY INVESTMENTS.
6.11. Premium User
Premium Package is paid by the User in advance, by purchasing of a particular Product package, by means of available payment methods supported by Alternet. Cancellation after payment, Termination of this Agreement, Deactivation of the User Account for inactivity without renewal or Termination of the User Profile does not, in any manner, impose a duty of the Service to return the paid fee.
In return for the payment made, the User receives "Media Points", which play the role of a unit account and a range of other additional services and products. Users and Premium Users are entitled to transfer their respective distribution structure. Transferring of a distribution structure is possible only to Users who are not Premium Users at the moment of transfer. Users without a Premium Package are not allowed to transfer or purchase distribution structure.
ACQUIRING DISTRIBUTION PARTNERS IS ONLY ONE OF THE OPTIONS OF ACTING WITHIN BUSINESS STRUCTURES.
WITHDRAWALS ARE NOT LIMITED BY THE NUMBER OF INVITED USERS TO THE SERVICE.
6.12. Sales Structure
Users with a Premium Package are authorized to acquire other Users (Partners) for distribution of Alternet products and services. For leading the sales structure and care for the acquired Users, the User (creating the Sales Structure) is entitled to a Sales Structure Commission for the turnover of a created sales structure (Downline).
If a User, who in spite of direct distribution of products and services, also creates and maintains own distribution organization, declares that he/she knows that the Sales Structure Commission and bonus regulations connected therewith exist, so long as the user obtains particular qualifications, the details of which are regulated by Marketing Plan. If a qualification is not achieved in a required period by this User, then the User, which has created the original Sales Structure, loses the possibility of receiving bonus paid for this period or acquires the right to a partial payment of bonus on turnover of Downline structure.
Qualification requirements are further described in the Marketing Plan.
6.13. Administrative Panel
Premium User, by purchasing a particular Product Package receives an Administrative Panel . Administrative Panel enables the Premium User to have information about the Premium User’s turnover, commission(s) and other User’s activity.
Premium Users further have granted access to Registration Services, a Landing Page, as well as other Advertising tools and other applications. Premium Users shall be entitled to other information of products and other activity-related information and tips, by acquiring a particular product package. Premium Users have the right to participate in the Service’s trainings, workshops, support actions and assistance offered by Alternet, depending on the acquired Premium Package.
6.14. Delivery of Products
The delivery of products and services is carried out via uploading the products towards the User Account, more specifically on the Administrative Panel, which belongs to the Distribution Partner, and is finished after a successful completion of the uploading process to the respective User’s Account. With receiving of the digital products in the manner described in this subsection, the Premium User waives rights to withdraw from contract in regards to the acquired services.
6.15. Acquisition of Partners
The Service Provider declares that the User (Distribution Partner) acknowledges and accepts that the acquisition of new Users within the created business is not indispensable not necessary to obtain earnings. All potential information on the ways of obtaining earnings recognising the benefits of inviting new persons may not be interpreted as a necessary form of functioning in the system. In particular, the formulation "all you must do is to invite one/next person" does not mean that it is indispensable within the Alternet earnings model. The acquisition of new Users is intended at the broadening of the scope of Alternet and the business structure, however, the availability of services makes it possible to use AlterNet and obtain earnings without these actions. A User who effectively invited (acquired) a new user at Alternet Portal acquires this user to his/her own distrbution structure.
The User shall receive links, which lead to one or more personalised main Sites (Homepage) or to one or many further subpages (Landing page), which guarantees that a Website is automatically assigned to a User as a recommending or advertising party.
The Service shall share with the User all appropriate and current commercial presentations, trainings and other promotional materials, in order for the User to inform and notify potential interested third parties. All materials shared with the User are the sole, exclusive property of the Service. The Service may withdraw from sharing such promotional materials, at any given time, by means of notice.
USERS SHALL ABIDE BY ETHIC PRINCIPLES SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS OF SERVICE.
WE DISCOURAGE ANY MISLEADING OF NEW USERS OR INTERESTED PARTIES.
6.17. Ethics of Distribution Partners
All Distribution Partners, enrolled in the Alternet Earning Model, as well as all other services provided by the Service shall be obliged to:
- Respect all Conditions of enrollment and participation in the Alternet Earning Model, the limitations and authorizations given by the enrollment and participation rules stated in these Terms of Service, Marketing Plan or other legally-binding documents Distribution Partners have expressed consent to.
- In any communication with Non-Users or Third Parties, respect basic ethic codes and generally-accepted rules of behavior
- In presenting of Alternet products, services, conditions and perspective, convey all points in a reliable and fair manner. Do not to use misleading, dishonest, unfair practices or aggressive advertisement tactics as per applicable law and international standards;
- Adjust your own actions to the Guidelines provided by Alternet, with sense and awareness of personal responsibility for their violation or the lack of use of these Guidelines;
- Do not to use the Service for any direct or indirect promotion, advertising, sale of products or services of other companies, especially other companies providing direct sales services, outside the scope of allowed promotion governed by these Terms of Service, Marketing Plan, Guidelines, or other legally-binding agreements you have entered into;
- Inform each interested party about the non-investment character of the Service; Inform each interested party about the lack of necessity to invite new users to the platform; Fairly present the passive and active earning possibilities of the Service, emphasizing the optional nature of such activities;
- Download and launch Apps provided by the Service Provider on Google Play or the App Store within 7 days of their publication in listed sources by the Service, under penalty of blocking access to watching Ads and Revenue Sharing of AdBlast.
ACTING AS A DISTRIBUTION PARTNER IS ON YOUR OWN BEHALF AND AT YOUR OWN RISK, WITH ALL RISKS ARISING OUT OF THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, MARKETING PLANS, GUIDELINES AND OTHER LEGALLY-BINDING AGREEMENTS YOU HAVE EXPRESSED CONSENT TO, AS WELL AS APPLICABLE STATUTORY PROVISIONS
ANY VIOLATION OF THE GENERAL RULES OF CONDUCT AND ETHICS GIVES THE SERVICE THE RIGHT TO TERMINATE THE DISTRIBUTION PARTNER – SERVICE RELATIONSHIP
6.18. Partner Activity
Partners realize their activity at their own risk and account. All activity of a Partner is managed by the "Your Business" tab on the Service. Partners, apart from the execution of the Terms of Service providing services by electronic means, is not connected with Alternet by any other legal relations, including in particular the relations within the scope of labour law or other agreements, unless expressly stated otherwise, in writing. Partners are not entitled to undertake any actions, directly or indirectly, contrary or in breach of the provisions of these Terms of Service, and the conditions and principles of Cooperation with the Service. The Partners are not employees or agents of the Service, and are therefore not authorized to make any statements, represent, or enter into contract on behalf of Alternet, except if expressly stated otherwise, in writing by Alternet.
6.19. Partner’s Business Activities
Partners conduct all business activities at their own risk and responsibility, in accordance with applicable statutory provisions of governing law. The Service is not liable for any failure to comply or breach with any applicable statutory provision of governing law, intentionally or unintentionally done so by the Partner. Any failure to comply with, observe or conform to binding provisions of governing law is the sole responsibility of the Partner. The Service does not provide any expert advice towards the Partner, nor is it qualified to do so. The Service does not regulate, manage or fulfill financial or taxation duties the Partner may have in accordance with applicable governing law.
ALTERNET MARK IS SUBJECT TO LEGAL PROTECTION. DISTRIBUTION PARTNERS MAY NOT FREELY USE THIS MARK - EACH TIME IT IS REQUIRED TO USE AT LEAST THE DESIGNATION "INDEPENDENT PARTNER OF ALTERNET".
6.20. Usage of the Service’s Trademark and Copyrighted materials.
In regards to:
- Advertisement, publishing, or other usage of Trademark
- Creation of a promotional website, concerning partnership with Alternet
- Usage of the Alternet’s name in a domain
The Partner has the right to use the Alternet name and logo, photographs, printouts, information belonging to or protected for the benefit of Alternet, exclusively on conditions specified herein. Using these materials in the scope exceeding the scope of usage stated in this subsection is subject to previous written consent by the Service.
The Partner is obliged:
- To Add “Independent Partner of Alternet” in connection to point 1. of this Subsection; To Add “Independent Partner of Alternet” in connection to point 2. of this Subsection, placed on the Home Page
- To transfer the domain rights on written request of Alternet in connection to point 3. of this Subsection, for which the Partner shall receive proper compensation under applicable law of this Agreement
6.21. Cooperation with Other Entities. Commercial Contacts of Partners
Partners are not forbidden to cooperate with other entities providing their Services on the market. Selling of products or services from another company towards any Users of Alternet, as well as soliciting, negotiating or offering cooperation with third-party entities is to be deemed as a breach of Agreement with the Alternet, for which the Service may excersise discretional rights towards the Partner in breach.
In commercial contacts and in contacts with other Users, the Partner is forbidden from making a false impression that he is a representative, or acts at the order of, or in behalf of Alternet. In relations with third-party persons and entities, the Partners may not use the allocated titles under these Terms of Service (without limitation to: "Leader", Manager", "Director", or "President"). The Service may, in a prior written statement, allow for the usage of such titles. The Service may, in a prior written statement, allow for the Partner to act on behalf of the Service in relations with third-party entities or persons.
6.22. Reports and Trust Boards
As Alternet activities are activities that constitute a trade secret, the company does not publish information about its activities. However, from the second or third quarter of 2018, Alternet shall introduce general reports for Users and detailed reports for the Supervisory Board (Trust Council) selected from Premium Users, who shall determine the status - the rating of the company. The exact rules of these activities shall be specified in the amended Terms and Conditions, with which the Users shall have the possibility to be acquainted with, in a reasonable notice period, as per these Terms of Service.
7.1. Value of Collected Resources
The value of resources collected by the Users is based on the applicable Marketing Plan.
7.2. Clearance of Resources
The Clearance of Resources collected by Users shall occur immediately. Social Bonus resources shall be Cleared once, on a daily basis. Bonuses are calculated on the basis of algorithm calculating the User activity on the Service. Commissions are cleared in a manner described in the User’s respective Administrative Panel, which is further protected by password. Commission clearances are archived and stored in chronological descending order (latest to earliest).
7.3. Withdrawal Fee
Withdrawals of resources are subjected to fees, which depend on the selected available manner of payment. This fee is collected for each withdrawal request made by the User.
7.4. Complaints regarding Clearance
Complaints or objections regarding resource clearances should be directed immediately (no later than 14 days as of the day of clearance), at the following e-mail address: email@example.com, otherwise the clearance will be deemed as correct. In case of 2 unjustified complaints Alternet is entitled to charge appropriate penalty for the servicing of unjustified complaints, not lower that $30.00.
7.5. Methods of Payment
Alternet operates with the following payment protocols: Neteller, PerfectMoney, Payza, STP, AdvCash, 2Pay4You, or by means of a bank transfer to a bank specified by the Distribution Partner, The Service may introduce more methods of payment in the future.
Withdrawals of payment do not except Bitcoin transfers. The user can top-up their respective Account in the following manners: online payment, bank transfer, sending funds from the cryptocurrency portfolio: BitCoin, LiteCoin, Dash, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash or using Alternet Code. Currently available payment methods are visible in the User's Panel. For reasons beyond the Service Provider's control, some of them may be temporarily inactive.
ALTERNET ACTS AS A COMMUNITY. THE POSSIBILITY OF MAKING PAYMENTS DEPENDS ON USERS ACTIVITY AND RESOURCES COLLECTED BY THEM AS A WHOLE COMMUNITY, WITHIN THE RANGE OF AVAILABLE SERVICES WHICH ALLOW TO MAINTAIN THE LIQUIDITY OF THE ENTERPRISE.
7.6. Acting as a community
Withdrawals in Alternet are not dependent on new Users' payments or new people invitations. Everyone may create own business, and Alternet acts as a social networking service and withdrawals range depends on the effectiveness of Users and the activities of the company itself. Alternet indicates, and the Distribution Partner acknowledges that the effectiveness of actions (including withdrawals execution) is related to the achieved results (e.g. by acquiring advertisers) within the whole community, regardless of the results achieved individually or as a part of the structure (group).
7.7. Additional Costs
If a bank account was not specified, or a specified bank account is invalid, as a result of which payments are transferred back, the User entering the invalid bank account, or requesting withdrawals without a specified bank shall bear the fees created as a result of this occurence. All additional fees for fund transfers, which are transfers to non-EU countries (countries which belong to SEPA zone), shall be borne by Distribution Partner, and are settled with commission claims.
7.8. The Moment the Claim Arises and No transfer
Information available in the profile of User account, specifically according to the value of collected resources, constitutes indicative values and may be corrected upon Service Provider's verification. In particular, the collected resources shall be verified upon payment order made. Until the moment of the acceptance of settlement by the Service Provider, the User does not hold a claim for the payment of resources. Parties establish a ban on transfer of receivables (assignment) to other entities.
MINIMUM AMOUNT OF PAYMENT IS $50.00.
7.9. Minimum amount of payment
Payment orders below the minimum amount of payment of $50.00 will not be processed. In case of failure to reach the minimum amount of payment, resources shall be deposited on the Transactional Account for the User Account on Alternet, and shall be processed towards the User, after reaching the minimum amount of payment. The User has the right to generate registration codes in the Administrative Panel, and selling them towards third parties.
ADBLAST FUNCTIONS PARALLELY TO THE SOCIAL NETWORKING SERVICE.
Alternet provides the Advertiser services, which places adverts Websites belonging to The Service and on other external sites, which will be displayed and visible to the Users. The Service further provides Advertiser services by sending advertisements of Advertisers to the Users' e-mail address. The Service allows obtaining financial benefits based on the profits of AdBlast Service. Other sections of these Terms of Service shall exclusively for the AdBlast service, except for the provisions related strictly to community Service, and with consideration that part of the functions in AdBlast Service, may be different from those of Alternet Service.
8.2. Typical Scope of Displaying Advertisements
Advertisements shall be displayed in accordance with the agreement between the Service and the Advertisers. The publication of advertisements shall occur mainly through the following internet sites: adblast.alternet.com, www.alternet.com, mobile applications and other internet sites, which belong to Alternet and other external parties connected in with the Service.
IN ADBLAST ONLY ONE ACCOUNT PER HOUSEHOLD IS ACCEPTABLE!
8.3. One account per household
Each User enrolled in the adblast.alternet.com Service may register only one account per household. Verification will be performed based on the Users’ IP addresses. In case of breach of this provision, the Service shall permanently and irretrievably delete the User Account in breach.
AS PART OF THE ENROLLMENT TO THE ADBLAST SERVICE, AN ACCOUNT VERIFICATION IS REQUIRED!
8.4. Account Verification
Each account registered on the Service and enrolled into the AdBlast service shall be subject to additional two-stage verification, based on the consistency of personal data of the owner of the respective account. Verification shall be conducted by Alternet on the basis of uploaded in the Administrative Panel scan of the Advertiser's identity document (without limitation to): ID card or Passport, as well as other document(s) document confirming the place of residence: Telephone, Gas, Electricity Bill, or other suitable proof rendered acceptable by the Service.
The Service may further require additional verification, apart from the documentation stated in this subsection. In case of a necessity to obtain special information, including in particular the confirmation of data in state administration bodies, the period of account verification may be extended by a respective required period of time. Account verification occurs prior to Transfer of Funds as per the provisions stated in this section.
ADBLAST IS A REVENUE SHARING PROGRAM, HOWEVER, IT IS NOT AN INVESTMENT PROGRAM. PROVISIONS SPECIFIED IN ITEM "ACTING AS A COMMUNITY" SHALL APPLY RESPECTIVELY TO THE METHODS OF PAYMENTS FROM THE SYSTEM.
8.5. Program Features
The AdBlast service is a service based on a revenue share model. This Program is not an investment model, and cannot be specified by such. This program is based on the profit distribution model, in which the Users enrolled in the program participate.
8.6. Profit Distribution
In order to enroll into the AdBlast service, Users are required to purchase an advertising service in the amount of at least one advertising package (AdPack). Resources are calculated in 24-hour cycles, after viewing at least 10 advertisements per day within Alternete If the user enrolled in the AdBlast service does not watch a minimum of 10 advertisements on a particular day, he/she does not participate in the distribution of profits generated on the Service for the specified day. In order to withdraw funds from Alternet, at least 1 purchased AdPack is required.
8.7. Value and Marketing Plan
The value of purchase of the advertisement package and the right to display advertisements acquired is specified on Alternet, according to the current specifications. The details regarding the options in the service are included in the Marketing Plan, which is an integral part of these Terms of Service.
ALL INQUIRIES SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO SUPPORT@ALTERNET.com
8.8. Uploading Advertisements
Within the AdBlast service, the User may upload a standard text advertisement of banner or box type of his/hers desire. To successfully upload an advertisement, the User shall fill in a form available on the Service, including the details of the type of advertisement, advertisement file and other parameters. Other forms of advertisements are realised on the basis of separate Agreements made between the User and the Service. Any inquiries regarding custom forms of advertisement should be directed to the email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Payment fee is charged for: - Uploading advertisements on the Service’s websites and - Sending advertisements on The Service's websites. The exact Fee amount is established within the service package, individually. A payment for uploading an advertisement is required up front.
8.10. Contents of the Advertisements
Users enrolled in the AdBlast service bear full responsibility for the content contained within the advertisement towards the Service and Third Parties respectively. The Service deserves the right, but not the obligation to review the content of the advertisement prior to its publishing. To prevent any obvious breaches, the Service may, in sole discretion, refuse to upload the advertisement in breach of the provisions of these Terms of Service or applicable law. All content of the respective advertisement is specifically governed by Sections 5.6 and 5.7. of these Terms of Service
WE CARE ABOUT COPYRIGHTS, THAT IS WHY USERS ARE OBLIGED TO PAY SPECIAL ATTENTION TO THE RIGHTS TO PUBLICATION, STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION OF FILES.
The User shall bear the full responsibility regarding the respect of copyrights and other rights connected with the publication, storage, distribution and other forms of use of the User Submissions uploaded in accordance with section 5 of this Agreement, held and/or stored by the User on the Service.
9.2. Violation of third-party rights
Without prejudice to regress claims in case of breach of this subsection, the User agrees that the User shall enter into the case instead of the Service, and assume, in whole, the costs of potential proceedings, legal representations and costs awarded by the court or other competent authority, or the potential costs of settlement agreed between the User and the third-party, in case of arising claims out of breach of copyright, rights related to copyright or other intellectual property rights by a third party.
9.3. Unauthorized Access
In case of an unauthorised access or an attempt of unauthorised access, the Service reserves the right to charge penalty compensating for the losses incurred, as well as excercising reserved discretional rights towards the specific User.
IF YOU VIOLATE THE REGULATIONS, YOUR ACCOUNT MAY BE BLOCKED. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THE SCOPE OF ACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES PLANNED BY YOU - PLEASE CONTACT THE SERVICE PROVIDER.
9.4. Discretional Rights
Violation of the provisions of these regulations may, at the discretion of the Service, result in a series of measures (not excluding) warnings, temporary or permanent User account blocking, limiting access to particular services provided by Alternet, deletion of certain or all User Submissions or particular User Information breaching this Agreement, deletion of the User Profile and/or User Account alongside all User Submissions contained therein, Cancellation of clearance of resources, inability to withdraw resources and so on. The Service further reserves to deem some actions and conducts of users as harmful or undesirable, and act accordingly as mentioned above - The Service will, however, issue a previous warning by means of e-mail, prior to taking further measures. The lack of any reaction and failure of immediate observance the Service Provider demand by the user constitutes a breach of this Agreement.
The Users exclude the Service’s liability for any damages, resulting from the Usage of the Service by the Users. Alternet is not liable for damages of any type which will occur as a result of the loss of Service data. The Service disclaims and does not accept liability for damages resulting from the acts of Vis Major or third parties.
9.6. Unauthorized Access to the Account
All consequences, occurring as a result of the fact that third parties obtained unauthorized access password to a User’s account shall not give rise to liability for Alternet. In particular, this concerns the case when the User logged into the Service from different locations.
9.7. Immediate deletion of a User Profile
Service, in order to maintain adequate level of Services standard and the Service functionality, has the right to delete one or more files shared by a User as well as the whole User Profile, in case of violation of the This Agreement or the applicable law. Deletion does not require a prior notification, however the User may demand justification by email. The Service also reserves the right to discontinuation of rendering. It is prohibited to upload as part of the Service, any User Submissions which are commonly recognized as offensive, violating the applicable law, pornographic, vulgar, obscene, violating personal assets of third parties, inducing to commit a crime, promoting totalitarian regimes, encouraging hatred or promoting violence of any kind.
ON ALTERNET THE SERVICES OF THIRD PARTIES ARE ALSO PROVIDED. PAY ATTENTION TO THE REGULATIONS UNDER WHICH YOU AGREE TO USE THEM!
9.8. Third Party Services
The Service is not liable for services rendered by third parties who render services for the benefit of Users on their own behalf and on their own account, in line with the rules and under separate agreements concluded with the Service or his Contractors, in particular with regard to the methods of payment. We advise Users to use sound mind and due diligence when entering into a contractual relationship with third-party services, as they may be governed by a different set of Terms than Alternet. Specification of the regulations of rendering such services is the obligation of the Users obtaining, rendering or considering to acquire those Services from third-party entities, and shall, therefore, exclusively bear responsibility in this regard. Potential complaints directed to the the Service in this scope will be transferred to these third-party services by the Service.
9.9. Third Party Links
In case of inserting hyperlinks in the Website to the websites of other entities, Service points out, that the Service has no actual influence of the contents on these third-party websites, and that the Service does not verify this content, does not interfere in the manner of conducting activity run by the owners of administrators of these third-party website websites, nor the privacy practices of such third-party website. Therefore, the Service recommends using sound mind and due diligence whilst visiting and/or entering these third-party websites, as well as getting acquainted with their set of Terms, as well as policies regarding data processing and scope of usage of this data.
USERS MAY USE THE CONTENTS PLACED IN THE SERVICE ONLY AS A PART OF PERMITTED PERSONAL USE.
10.1. Rights to the Service
This Website’s content is primarily original, unless stated and/or attributed otherwise. The site’s content is gathered, modified and published with respect to the Authors (Licensors) in accordance with applicable law and international intellectual property law standards. The Website’s content, if not stated and/or attributed otherwise, belongs to the Service.
10.2. Permitted Personal Use
Usage of the content provided by the Service is allowed only as to the extent of permitted personal use. Any unauthorized use of the content above the scope of permitted personal use may be subject to claims on behalf of the Service towards the party in breach.
Usage of the Service, its elements, functionalities, logos, copyrighted material, promotional material, other material shared, does not mean purchase of the rights of the Service towards the Service’s particular elements, unless stated otherwise, in writing, by Alternet. The User shall abstain from the following:
- Within the scope of recording, multiplying contents - producing by means of any techniques copies of any contents, including printing technique, reprographic, magnetic recording and digital technique;
- Within the scope of trade in the original or copies on which the contents was recorded – marketing, lending for use or the lease of the original or copies;
- Within the scope of publicising the contents in a manner other than specified above –performing in public, exhibiting, displaying, reproducing, and broadcasting and re-emitting, as well as making the work publicly available in such a manner that everyone may have access thereto at a place and time they choose;
- Within the scope of software: permanent or temporary multiplication of software, in full or in part, by any means or in any form; translation, adaptation and modification of the layout, or other changes to the software; dissemination, including the lending for use or leasing a copy thereof.
- Within databases: collecting the contents of databases and its reuse in full or in essential part regarding the quality or amount.
- Further unauthorized usage as specified in the scope copyright, rights related to copyright, intellectual or industrial property protection laws under applicable law.
10.4. Blocking of Content
Modification or blocking, without the Service Provider's consent, contents presented within the Service, may constitute a violation of the applicable provisions, as well as the rights of Alternet and other persons. This applies specifically to the use of tools such as internet browsers or other applications with the ability of modifying or blocking contents transferred through the Service, especiallly the contents of advertising character.
ALTERNET USERS ARE OBLIGED TO CONTACT THE SERVICE PROVIDER AND ANSWER INQUIRIES. IN CASE OF A LACK OF FEEDBACK THE USER'S ACCOUNT MAY BE DELETED.
11.1. Data Processing
11.2. No contact
Alternet is entitled to delete the name, address or addresses, as well as any User Data from its system, as well as the User Account in any of its part or the User Account as a whole, in the case that the e-mail address(es) for activation of account or any correspondence between the Service and the User cannot be completed, due to a return of (without limitation) the annotations: "address unknown", "address deceased", "not collected/not accepted", "unknown". The Service may further use rights as stated under this subsection if a response is not given in a timely fashion by the user.
11.3. Respecting Privacy
The Service shall exercise the latest and best of privacy protection practices available on the internet, as well as cherish the privacy of persons, the data of which are processed. The Service shall make sure to undertake all means as perscribed by the law, aiming at securing personal data compilations.
SERVICE PROVIDER COLLECTS PERSONAL DATA IN ORDER TO PROVIDE SERVICES TO THE USERS, FOR MARKETING ACTIONS AND WITHIN THE SCOPE NECESSARY FOR THE SUPPORT OF CREATED BUSINESS.
11.4. Data in General
The Service uses technical and organizational means, which ensures the protection of the processed personal data against threats. The Service secures data against making them available to unauthorized third parties, to prevent stealing of data by unauthorized third parties, unauthorized modification, loss, damage or destruction of personal data. The Service may contain links to other Websites. The Service is not liable for the policy of the protection of personal data used by these parties. The Service shall, where applicable and appropriate, make the Users aware of the entity responsible for Services rendered, in case of transferring to third party Websites, outside the reasonable scope of control by the Service (ex. non-related Services, third-party services and links from advertisements).
11.5. Usage of Collected Data
The Service uses and processes the collected personal information in order to:
- Refer to the User, Generate the content of the Agreement, changes or termination of the Agreement or other legally-binding documents based on providing services by Alternet;
- Marketing and promotion of AlterNet’s services, as well as the completion of advertising goals and others required for the activity by the Users in accordance with these Terms of Service.
11.6. Scope of Data Collected
The Service may process the following data for ensuring the functionality of the service(s) provided on Alternet:
- Surname and first name;
- Email addresses;
- Date of birth;
- Pesel [personal identification number];
- Number of identity card/passport/other document confirming identity.
Providing other personal data by a User may also be required in other justified circumstances, in particular in case of submitting justified application for transferring data to authorized entities, about which the User will be informed each time and also in case if the execution of the aforementioned requires fund transfer(s) by any party involved in this Agreement
BROWSING THE SERVICE DOES NOT REQUIRE GIVING PERSONAL DATA UNLESS THE ACCESS TO SUCH DATA IS A CONDITION OF REGISTRATION.
11.7. Browsing the Service
Browsing of the Service does not require any data, unless explicitly stated otherwise on the Service’s Website. Please note that some of the functionalities of the Service may be conditioned on User registration or login, and therefore some functionalities of the Service may be limited by not registring and/or logging in to the Service.
11.8. Rules of Data Processing
The Service is compliant to the following principles of personal data processing:
- The Service records personal data only on such carriers, which are protected against third party access (unauthorized access);
- The Service notifies to registration personal data collections or appoints persons who will perform required duties in this scope;
- The Service supervises data safety for the whole period of holding such data, in a manner ensuring protection against access of unauthorized persons, damage, destruction or loss of personal data;
- The Service might share data to authorized entities in a manner based on applicable law;
- The Service maintains the personal data confidentiality.
Personal data processed by the Service shall not be made available outside in the form which would allow any identification of Users, unless the User agreed or if the obligation to make the collected information available results from applicable legal provisions (a valid subpoena or other requirement from government or court bodies in a procedure as recognized by applicable law, for the purposes of a criminal investigation, civil claim or other proceedings as applicable by governing law).
11.9. Usage of the Service
The Service may use the following data for providing the User with the offered services as per these Terms of Service.
- Designations identifying the User, including in particular his/her email address, name and surname;
- Designations identifying end of telecom network or ICT system which the User uses;
- Information on starting, ending and the scope of each use of the Service;
- Information on the use of Services by the User.
The Service may use tools used for traffic analysis within the Service’s Website, such as (without limitation) to Google Analytics. The Service may collect data on the activity and behaviour of the User, such as:
- Visiting page in the Service’s Website;
- Clicking the external link or using particular content on the Service;
- Interaction with the Service's content;
- Interaction with other Users.
The Data, as mentioned above in this subsection is used by the Service only in purposes connected with market research and research of internet traffic within the Service and for the Service’s purposes, such as (without limitation) to: materials uploaded on the Service, improvement of the Service’s content and improvement of the services offered to the Users on Alternet. Usage of the Service on a mobile device may mean collection of further data from the User’s browsing activity, such as (without limitation) to: identification data of the mobile device, internet services provider and the subscriber. Data collected by both static and mobile usage shall be processed in a manner ensuring the User’s anonymity, and shall be used exclusively for statistical purposes, or in order to ensure the correct use of the Service.
IF A USER DELETES THE ACCOUNT (CEASES TO USE THE SERVICES), HIS/HER PERSONAL DATA ARE DELETED, APART FROM THOSE WHICH ARE NECESSARY FOR THE PURPOSES SPECIFIED IN THESE REGULATION - INCLUDING ALSO MAKING SETTLEMENTS WITH DISTRIBUTION PARTNER.
11.11. Terminaton of Agreement by any means in regards to Data Usage
In case the User terminated this Agreement by any means envisioned by these Terms of Service, the Service shall not further use the data collected from the User, except for data concerning:
- Settlement of Services;
- Advertising purposes, market research and maintaining and preferences of Users with the purpose of these results of these tests for t
- The improvement of the quality of Services rendered;
- Explanation of the circumstances of forbidden use of Website or Services offered therein; admitted to processing on the basis of separate acts or agreement.
11.12. User's Rights
Service ensures that the principles of processing personal details adopted by him ensure all Users the realisation of their rights resulting from these Terms of Service, other legally-binding documents, and applicable law. The Service may refuse to delete personal data of the User, in case the User has not regulated all obligations towards the Service, the User has/have infringed applicable law, these Terms of Service or any legally-binding agreement between the User and the Service, or if such data is crucial for Service to explain the aforementioned in order to establish the User’s responsibility. In certain aspect of usage, Users are given the opportunity to opt-out of having their personal information used for certain purposes. Firstly and as stated in the introductory clauses, all further usage of your personal information is subject to your further consent. You therefore have the choice of denying us access or not providing us this information. Secondly, you may manually change the preferences of the range of use of personal information manually (if allowed) or directly contact via e-mail, post or telephone number, or by using our Online Support service located on our Website.
SERVICE UPDATES COOKIES ON A REGULAR BASIS IN ORDER TO SPECIFY WHICH SERVICES ARE THE MOST INTERESTING FOR USERS, CONSIDERING THE DEVELOPMENT OF ALTERNET COMMUNITY.
12.1. Types of Cookies
Cookies are small pieces of data stored locally on the Users’ Browsers. Session ID cookies are used and utilized to maintain Users’ subscriptions and accounts. Information stored in cookies cannot closely distinguish Users. Session Cookies are utilized to improve navigation on our site. Session Cookies expire once you close your browser. Some of the following types of files may be used by the Service
- Temporary, which are deleted after leaving the website or closing internet browser;
- Permanent, which are stored on the User's end device, or until the moment when the User deletes them himself/herself;
- Statistical, which enable to track traffic in the Website; functional which enable customization of the website towards the User;
- Advertising, which enable to deliver the User contents adopted to his/her personal preferences;
- Necessary and safety regarding the compliance with safety principles within the framework of website functioning and the principles of authentication.
12.2. Purposes of Use
- Optimization and increase of capacity of the offered service(s);
- Correct configuration of functionalities offered in the Website;
- Personalisation of displayed content and adjusting advertisements to the Website visitors and Users;
- Maintaining Website user sessions (after login). This is used in order for the logged user to not have to enter login and password again on each subpage;
- Ensuring safety and reliability of the Website;
- Collecting and using general and also publicly visible statistical data through analytical tools.
Certain information is gathered and stored in log files. This information includes the IP address, browser type, ISP, OS, Date and Time Stamp and Clickstream data. This information does NOT identify individual Users nor can closely distinguish Users. This information is utilized to administer the site and to track Users’ movements across the Website. Cookies may be analyzed in order to deliver you a better User experience.
12.4. Cooperation with third Parties
Cookies placed on the Website may also be used by Advertisers and other third Parties, which are in cooperation with the Service. These third Parties are crucial in the Service’s offering of quality services to the end User. The User has all rights to change the settings regarding cookies at any time, including specifying storage and getting access to cookies on the User's device. The change of any of the aforementioned may be done through the User’s respective internet browser settings or by means of service set up. These settings may be changed in this way so as to block automatic support of cookies in the internet browser settings or inform about each placing of cookies on the User's device.
12.5. User's Rights
The User may opt to not receive cookies from the Service. The Service does not limit the functionality of the service due to partial or full blockage of cookies by the User on the User’s respective browser (static or mobile). Some functionalities of the Service (such as lack of session cookies) may limit some functionalities of the service or fail to bring you a personalized User experience.
13. Violation Notifications
IF YOU HAVE NOTICES A VIOLATION OF THE LAW, NOTIFY THE SERVICE ON THE BASIS OF AVAILABLE FORM.
13.1. Form of notifications
All parties may notify the Service through the Service’s e-mail about any violation regarding the breach of applicable law, these Terms of Service or other legally-binding Agreements made between an individual User and the Service. Such notifications may be made by available forms provided by the Service, or in written form.
13.2. Contents of the Notification
The notification send by any party shall contain the following information:
- Type of Notification
- Designation of the Party submitting the notification, the rights of whom were violated or who has legal or factual interest in filing a notification. If such interest is present, including a detailed personal address, e-mail address and the telephone number shall be required or further inquired by the Service in the Service’s response;
- Precise description of the violation of legal provisions, these Terms of Service or any other legally-binding Agreement between an individual User and the Service.
Any notification failing to meet these criteria shall be responded to with an inquiry for further explanation by the Service. Any notification which is groundless, offensive, unserious or clearly made out of reasons outside the scope of subsection 13.1 of these Terms of Service shall be treated as unfounded, and ignored.
13.3. Declaration of Compliance
Notification should also contain a declaration of the notifying entity that the information provided in the notification are true and accurate, consistent with the state of fact, and are aimed only at the protection of rights anot not directed at inducing any damage to the Service or Users using the Website. In case the Service’s investigation provides otherwise, the Service shall proceed in accordance with subsection 13.2 paragraph 2 of these Terms of Service.
13.4. Supplementation of Notification
If a Notification fails to meet the requirements stated in subsection 13.2, but has a factual basis and the Service deems it to be found on grounds that raise concern for compliance with the Law, these Terms of Service or other legally-binding Agreement made between an individual User and the Service, shall be responded to by the Service, with an inquiry for supplementation of missing details, in order for the Service to proceed with investigation on such grounds. The Service may, in its discretion, submit a deadline for supplementation of the Notification, prior to proceeding in accordance with subsection 13.2 of these Terms of Service. The Service may further require explanations from the Party notifying. The period spent in providing the explanation each time extends the period of processing the notification, and therefore extending the period of responding as per subsection 13.6 of these Terms of Service.
13.5. Temporary Blocking
In situations, which raise justified doubts as to the correctness of the Notification, as specified in subsections 13.1 to 13.3, the Service may temporary block the Access to the Website or block the Access to the e-mail address(es) provided for Notification and complaints by Parties. In case the Party is a registered User, the Service shall treat these unfounded Notifications as breach of agreement, and does not exclude excercising discretional rights towards the registered User.
The Service reserves 30 (thirty) days of response deadlines as of the date of their submission. The Service shall send the Notiofication towards the Party notifying the Service at the e-mail address provided by the Party notifying, stated within the Notification. The Service may extend this response deadline by another 30 (thirty) days, in order to conduct inquiries and investigations regarding the factual basis of the notification, if such factual basis proves to be more complex than common cases Notified to the Service such as (without limitation): failure of equipment or internet network.
WE APPRECIATE THE USERS' OPINION, THAT'S WHY YOU ARE ENTITLED TO A COMPLAINT IF YOU DON'T AGREE WITH ANY DECISION. PLEASE SEND IT BY EMAIL.
Registered Users are entitled to file Complaint in case the services offered in accordance to these Terms of Service or other legally-binding Agreements between the Individual User and the Service are not executed as described, or are executed in a manner constituting a breach of these provisions. Complaints may be sent by any means available and stated on our Website. The Service typically responds sooner to electronic complaints. Service reserves the right not to respond to obviously groundless, offensive, unserious or clearly made out of reasons outside the scope of this subsection. The Service reserves the right to not respond to previously resolved complaints.
13.8. Responding to Complaints
The Service reserves 14 (fourteen) days to respond to a formally correct complaint. The Service may extend this period in the case of difficulties beyond the Service occur, or if it is necessary obtain additional explanations from the User submitting the complaint. The period spent in providing the explanation each time extends the period of processing the notification, and therefore extending the period of responding as per this subsection.
13.9. Electronic Communication
Submission of an electronic Complaint by the User implies acceptance of the User to be contacted and the Complaint responded to by electronic means as well.
14. General Information about Services
ALTERNET DOES NOT REQUIRE ANY EXCEPTIONAL TECHNICAL PARAMETERS IN ORDER TO USE THE SERVICES. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS WERE SPECIFIED IN THE REGULATIONS.
14.1. System Functioning
The Service ensures the functioning of the digital system, which the Service provides to Users with the possibility to be utilized without charge in accordance to these Terms of Service.
14.2. Cryptographic techniques
The Service ensures the functioning of the digital system, which the Service provides in a way preventing unauthorized third-part access, (without limitation) by using cryptographic techniques.
The Service makes every effort to ensure to inform the User about the competent entity, which offers a product or service on the Service which is usually the Service indicated in the Preamble, excluding external services which do not belong to Alternet.
14.4. Risks of Using the Service
Alternet takes security very seriously. That is why industry-standard Encryption technology is utilized to safely store your personal information. Alternet follows accepted industry standards during the process of submission, transmission and acceptation of personal information. No method so far is 100% accurate, but we are committed in caring for the information you share with us in the best way possible. This service, as a legal person bound by ethics and etiquette, will disclose any security breaches which might occur on this website in the case such breach does occur and our Staff acquires knowledge of it. Users registered and all other possibly affected parties shall be notified via the information provided on this Website. You hereby indemnify Alternet from any Vis major that might occur to the service to the extent of professional security duties upheld by the service, provided that Alternet discloses a breach within its reasonably expected scope of knowledge. If Alternet does not disclose such a breach knowingly and within a reasonable time period from such an occurance, Users may seek relief from the Service.
14.5. Software Function and Purpose
14.6. Minimum Technical Requirements
14.7. Diagnosing Problems
The Service reserves the right to interfere with the technical structure of the individual or group User Account(s), in order to diagnose irregularities in the Service services functioning, which shall lead to modifying and/or restoring correct functioning of the User Account itself or the Service. If any problems occur in your knowledge, please contact the Customer Service of Alternet, in order for such to be resolved.
- 15. Final Provisions
ALTERNET TRIES TO SOLVE ALL PROBLEMS IN AN AMICABLE WAY. IN CASE OF ANY DOUBTS - WRITE TO US!
15.1. Modification of Regulations
These Terms, along with all supplemental documents you have expressed your consent to, without limitation to conclusive means of acceptance, are to be regarded as a single, legally-binding contract between you and Alternet. If any provision of this Policy is, or is to be found by an appropriate authority, unenforceable under Governing law, that will not affect the enforceability of any other provisions of these Terms of Service.
15.3. Disputes (Choice of the law and Court clause)
The Parties agree to solve all disputes or controversies, including those arising from termination of employment in a manner other than filing court actions. Alternative dispute-resolution prevents statute barring of the rights and obligations arising from this Agreement. If these dispute-resolving methods prove unsuccessful, they are to commence court proceedings. If any provision of this Agreement is, or is to be found by an appropriate authority, unenforceable under governing law, that will not affect the enforceability of any other provisions of this Agreement.
The parties covenant and agree that the applicable and usable law according to which this agreement will be governed will be the law governing the existence of Alternet. Subsequently to the aforementioned, the law governing the existence of Alternet shall regulate all disputes or litigation arising from the content of this contract or its execution, accordingly.
15.4. Suspension and End of Services
The Service takes no responsibility for any possible failure of servers or other Vis Major outside the reasonable scope of the Service’s control, which may result in temporary unavailability of the Service. The Service may, in specific cases suspend or refrain from providing service(s) to Users in case of maintenance work or in case of excersising discretional rights towards individual Users in breach of this Agreement.
15.5. Transformations and Availability of the Service
In the event that Alternet goes through a business transition (merger, acquisition, sale of assets etc.), your personal information and content uploaded by you will likely be among the assets transferred accordingly to the title of transfer under which the information and content are being owned or used by the Service. You will be notified via e-mail of any such change of ownership of your personal information. The Service takes no responsibility for any possible failure of servers or other Vis Major outside the reasonable scope of the Service’s control, which may result in temporary unavailability of the Service.