Cookies and Privacy policies, Legal Disclaimer for B2BALTIC community and networks

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Cookies Policy

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES

All our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good online web experience when you browse our pages and platforms, and also allows us to improve our site. N.B. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of codes that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree.

We also use Google Analytical/performance or other third-parties cookies, coming outside our own networks or other connected networks, which enable us to:

  • Determine which domain to measure
  • Recognize you when you return to our site
  • Remember the number and time of previous visits
  • Remember traffic source information
  • Determine the start and end of a session
  • Remember the value of visitor-level custom variables

Please note that third parties (including, for example, providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. You, your computer system and your browser have the control of all your cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site for technical reasons.

 

Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views, commercial ethic and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting our website and using these pages you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU
When you visit our website, we may collect and process the following:
• Information you provide if you contact us or apply forms;
• Details of visits made to our website including, but not limited to, the volume of traffic received, logs (including, where available, the IP address and time of the device connecting to the website) and the resources accessed; and
• If you apply/submit online for a job, membership or quote request you may need to provide information about you, region of interest and reasons you are applying for. Your application will constitute your express consent to our use of this information to assess your application and to allow us to carry out any monitoring activities or share details partially or completely with trustworthy third-parties and partners (for example, human resource partners, project managers, CEOs, etc).

USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
We use information held about you in a number of ways, including:
• To provide you with information, services, assistance and help that you request from us;
• To register your e-mail to our mailing-list for marketing purposes;
• To comply with legal obligations; and
• To disclose your information, as set out below.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may share your personal information with any of our members, associates, partners, staff, which also means our subsidiaries, our offices, our startups, our holdings and its subsidiaries. The current webpages of the website are frequently under development of different alliance partners (authorized certified Companies of our Group of Companies) therefore a disclosure of information is reasonable expected, however by using secured systems (frequently SSL encrypted webpages, computer and storage with updated quality antivirus).

We may share your information with selected third parties including analytic and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimization of our online systems.

We might decide to disclose your personal information to third parties or new entities or new entering Companies, of our group of Companies or external Companies:

• In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;

• If we or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it will be one of the transferred assets;

• If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of us, our group, our customers, our partners, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies, legal or private entities and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination inside the European Union (EU), or outside. It may also be processed by staff operating in outsourcing for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the processing of your application for employment. By submitting your personal data, sending it by application-form or e-mail, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will handle safe and confidentially all your data anyway in accordance with this privacy policy. Any transmission is at your own risk. As the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure due to worldwide activity of cyber-criminal viral entities and malicious software, we will protect your personal data anyway without assurance regarding full security of your data transmitted to our pages, systems, hosting servers, or mail-accounts.

ACCESS TO INFORMATION AND RIGHTS ABOUT DATA REMOVING
Privacy laws of some countries give individuals the right to access and amend their personal information. If you want to request a copy of all your information you sent to us or want to modify, integrate or delete the information we hold about you, please contact us using the contact page. In case you ask an extraordinary manual verification of the data you submitted, integration, variation or full removal, we may charge you through an advanced-contribution for assistance in advance a one-time contribution of fifty euro (plus vat tax were requested by commercial law). There is no specific assurance regarding execution time of your request, but our team will take seriously your request and elaborate it as soon as possible. Request of removal from single newsletter or marketing lists is always free of charge and carried-out as fast as possible. Most of the newsletters use automatic system provided by our suppliers such as WordPress, Mailchimp, and others: in that case in order to unsubscribe a newsletter you just need to follow the unsubscribe button on the same newsletter-message without any need of assistance from our side. We are sorry whenever we sent a newsletter to you without your authorization: it is possible tech mistake but easy to fix.

YOUR RIGHTS ABOUT DATA
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes as well as to cancel you from lists. You can exercise the right at any time easily by using the contact-form available on the website. Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to external websites.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY
Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on the website or published notification on official community twitter (twitter notifications are also usually visible on the main page of this website).

 

Legal disclaimer

IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE

This legal notice applies to the entire contents of the Website under the current domain name and to any correspondence by e-mail or messenger-system like Skype, Google+, Facebook, twitter, or others, between us and you. Please read these terms carefully before using the Website and the community services. Using the Website indicates that you accept these terms regardless of whether or not you choose to register with us. If you do not accept these terms, do not use the Website and do not participate in our network.

  1. LICENCE

1.1 You are allowed to print and download extracts from the Website for your own use on the following basis:
(a) no documents or related graphics on the Website are modified in any way;
(b) no graphics on the Website are used separately from the corresponding text; and
(c) our copyright and trade mark notices and this permission notice appear in all copies.

1.2 Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on the Website and in all our network websites (including without limitation photographs, graphical media contents, videos, etc) are owned by us or its related licensors/copyrighter. For the purposes of this legal notice, any use of extracts from the Websites other than in accordance with clause 1.1 for any purpose is prohibited. If you breach any of the terms in this legal notice, your permission to use the Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from the Website.

1.3 Subject to clause 1.1, no part of the Websites may be reproduced or stored in any other website or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without our written permission.

1.4 Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved.

2 VISITOR/GUEST/MEMBER CONTENT AND CONDUCT

2.1 Other than personally identifiable information, which is covered under our Privacy Policy (see policy link indicated in this website in the footer), any content you transmit or post to our website and connected social account pages, groups, blogs, forums, shall be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. We shall have no obligations with respect to such content. We and our partners or community members shall be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material and all data, images, sounds, videos, animations, slides, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes.

2.2 You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the Website any material:
(a) that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; or
(b) for which you have not obtained all necessary licenses and/or approvals; or
(c) which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in any country in the world; or
(d) which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, malwares, harmful components, corrupted data, other malicious software or harmful data).

2.3 You may not misuse the Website (including, without limitation, by hacking).

2.4 We shall fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of clause 2.2 or clause 2.3.

  1. LINKS TO AND FROM OTHER WEBSITES
    Links to third party pages are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you might leave our Website and our network. We have not reviewed all of these third party websites, members websites, etc, so we don´t control and we are not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. Therefore we don´t make any representations about them, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to the Website or linked to our social account like twitter and others, you do so entirely at your own risk.

4. FURTHER LEGAL DISCLAIMER INSIDE OUR WEBSITE AND OUR OWN NETWORK OF MEMBERS

4.1 While we endeavor to ensure that the information on the Website is correct, we do not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on the Website. We may make changes to the content on the Website, or to the products and prices described in it, at any time without notice. The material on the Website may be out of date, and we make no commitment to update such contents.

4.2 The material on the Website is provided “as is”, without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide you with the Website on the basis that we exclude all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which, but for this legal notice, might have effect in relation to the Website.

4.3 Our community is a group of independent private or legal entities who might have already accepted all our policies for cookies, disclaimers, user agreement and term of services, privacy, etc, with the aim of networking with the other registered members or free visitors. When you deal with them with or without our assistance, all our policies are still valid and applicable in the networks and group like LinkedIn, twitter, and all our webpages on social medias.  You also consider valid our policies still during all business relationships and negotiations with the others. Keeping all these policies fixed inside and outside these webpages, help your business and safety. You accept therefore the full validity of all our published policies and terms for the whole business year, until you send us an official letter of termination (by e-mail is accepted with attached letter and your signature in case you want to terminate).

  1. LIABILITY

5.1 We, our volunteer team, our companies which manage the webpages, free or contract editors, brokers, any of our alliance partners, group of companies, holdings and our executive officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents of any of them, exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party, including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise in connection with the Website and our past/present/future services in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of the Website, any websites linked to the Website or the material on such websites. Including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the Website or your downloading of any material from the Website or any websites linked to the Website. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR LIABILITY AND OUR AFFILIATES (AND THOSE THAT WE WORK WITH TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES) EXCEED, IN THE AGGREGATE FOR ALL CLAIMS, THE MOST RECENT MEMBERSHIP FEE THAT YOU PAID TO JOIN THE COMMUNITY, AND HOWEVER NO MORE THAN 1000,00 (ONE THOUSAND) EURO. We are anyway not responsible for any damages from third parties or our suppliers.

5.2 If your use of material, applications on the Website, or services from us or our partners, results in the need for servicing, repair, improvement, development or correction of equipment, software, webpages, systems or data, you always assume all costs thereof. All services and products are provided “as are”.

5.3 If you join our free service or pay professional services, or membership fee, or partners´ performances for your business purpose, we do not assume responsibility according to the special user service disclaimer (7). Fees, free contributions, costs are not refundable from the day after of the payment.

  1. GOVERNING LAW AND RIGHT OF CHOICE OF JURISDICTION
    Disputes arising in connection with this legal notice, services and policies, shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of Finland (Helsinki), Estonia (Tallinn), Latvia (Riga), Lithuania (Vilnius) or Austria (Vienna). You approve and agree with this special condition: we are allowed to choose the jurisdiction for disputes also eventually bypassing local regulations, EU common regulations, or place where the businesses have been registered. In fact all the paid-services or free-services through our platform can be provided to you from entities located in one of more of the above mentioned locations. Moreover, we are allowed to ask you before the lawsuit a complete translation of all the documents, attachments, requests and copies you ask or send, into the approved language of the jurisdiction.

7. SPECIAL USER SERVICE DISCLAIMER (you are the service user)

7.1 For activating the service, paid or free membership, the user shall submit a form on our webpages using an application form or sending an e-mail with the written approval of the policies.

7.2 We give feedback to the submission/application/order or refuses it asap by e-mail or through the support-zone platform without any time limit and according to our work traffic.

7.3 We are entitled to disconnect free services, or free memberships, anytime also without notification in all our websites, social medias pages (like Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn groups), application software, etc. We are entitled to disconnect paid services, or paid memberships, anytime giving notification and explanation, unless the related service invoices are unpaid since longer than tolerance (in this case we are entitled to disconnect anyway without notification).

7.4 We shall make reasonable and necessary efforts on all part to ensure the reliable operating of the Services; however, failures cannot be completely excluded due to their digital nature. The user shall immediately notify us of any problems that occurred upon using the Service. Thereupon, the user  shall state his name, complete description of the problem, shall attach a screenshot to demonstrate the issue.

7.5 we provide assistance without any kind of specific timing to operate and fix troubles.

7.6 The user is entitled to use all our service according to his or her wishes and needs but pursuant to its intended purpose, good customs and practice, always complying with the international laws.

7.7 The single user undertakes all responsibilities and use the services in accordance with the technical and anyway not over the limits of: max 400 MB total stored data and max 1 GByte data-traffic per month, max 9.000 used inodes, max 1 MySQL user. The above mentioned limits are only related to the most basic service, free or paid one. In subsequent cases of limit breach, we might notify the issue and eventually temporary disconnect the service. Additional performances fee might be charged if you want to use the services after the limit.

7.8 We are entitled to suspend the provision of services to the user in case the user is in delay in performing the user’s financial obligations or if the user is in breach of these policies or other contracts in any other way or other agreements.

7.9. When we active a paid service for you or provide with paid assistance to you, you will receive the invoice from our supplier directly. From that moment our supplier will full become your service provide and responsible: in this case we will not be longer responsible for the service but we will still monitor your success with our partner for statistics. We will also monitor that our supplier is able to satisfy your demand according to the spent amount and hour of works of assistance you have purchased. N.B. all our policies, disclaimers, terms and conditions mentioned hereby will be always valid and will never expire, applicable to all, to you and to the passed supplier. The supplier accept same policies and will use the same condition with you, so transparent without any change.

7.10 The user undertakes to pay always in advance for the services, or professional services, or memberships, unless the service is free of charge. All costs and paid fees are not refundable (no full, no partial refund) from the first day after the payment because performances, efforts, not excluding accounting/administrative tasks, are normally partially provided to the user already before or during invoicing.

7.11 In case the claims of third persons are directed to us our our suppliers as a result of any illegal activity of the user (incl. failure to perform any obligations undertaken to any third person), the user shall also indemnify us or our suppliers for any loss incurred in connection with this.

7.12 We want to remind, we and our community/network-organization works with the aim of regions improvement, for people, not for profit. Most of the base services are financed by private or public investors and assistance provided by professional volunteers, moderators, trustworthy certified suppliers, or automatic systems.

7.13 Members and users (who have approved the same hereby mentioned policies) are committed to being social responsible and fair, paying invoices punctually and fulfilling service agreements according to the law and the consumer rights, not only considering the local laws, but also the European laws and common sense/use in business and commerce.

7.14 We ask our members and users to inform us immediately for any kind of abuse, unfair behavior, bad performance, unfulfilled mentioned paragraph 7.13, unpaid invoices for delivered services/products, coming from our other members, users, suppliers, who have approved these policies, conditions and rules as well. We and our legal suppliers might decide to legally support you and also applying fines, service restrictions and other kind of action oriented to problem solving. We want a fair community of correct traders. All the legal expenses in that case, will go to the account of the transgressor. Single case will be analyzed.

7.15 The user undertakes to keep confidential any information concerning the other Parties, members, suppliers, etc, incl. any business secret. The confidentiality obligation shall remain in force without a term even after the expiration of any past, present or future agreement, membership or service.

For all free and effective (premium) community membership here the current “user agreement”: https://b2baltic.eu/freeuseragreement/

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