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M-Files Website Terms of Use

  

M-Files Website Terms of Use

Last updated: 8th of March 2016

M-Files Corporation and its affiliates (“M-Files”, “we”, “us”, “our”) welcomes you to use our websites located at http://www.m-files.com and https://community.m-files.com/ and related subdomains (the “Website”). Please read these Terms of Use ("Terms") carefully before using this website, as they set forth the legally binding terms and conditions which are applicable to the Website. By using the Website you indicate acceptance of these Terms and any other documents referred to herein, including without limitation our Privacy Policy. If you do not accept these Terms, do not use the Website.

M-Files may modify the content of the Website, the Terms, and Privacy Policy at any time without notice to you. You are responsible for regularly viewing these Terms and the Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Website after any changes to the Terms or the Privacy Policy constitutes your acceptance of such changes. If at any time you do not agree to such revised Terms and Privacy Policy, you should immediately cease the use of the Website. We are not obligated to maintain or support the Website or to provide all or any specific content through the Website. You acknowledge and agree that we shall have no liability to you arising out of any unavailability of the Website.

Copyrights and Other Intellectual Property Rights

M-Files owns the intellectual property rights, or has obtained the rights to the Website and all content made available through the Website. You agree to comply with all copyright, trademark and any other intellectual property right laws worldwide in your use of the Website, and agree not to use the information in a manner that is detrimental or adverse to the interests of M-Files. No right, title or interest in or to the Website or any content on the Website is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by M-Files. Any use of the Website or the content available therein not expressly permitted by these Terms is a breach of these Terms and may also violate copyright, trademark and other laws.

Purpose of Use

You agree to use the information contained on the Website only for informational purposes, either for your private noncommercial use or in connection with the possible purchase of M-Files’s products or services by you or by an entity you represent, or to obtain general information on products or services you have purchased from us. You agree to use the Website and information contained therein at your own risk and in accordance with all applicable laws.

Username and password

Some areas of the Website are restricted to authorized users only and require registration of a user account.

You have the ability, as you register, to choose your username. We advise that you keep the name appropriate.  We also HIGHLY recommend you use a complex and unique password for your account, to prevent account theft.

You agree not to provide inaccurate, misleading or false information in connection with your use of the Website and in particular in connection with registration. If information you have provided to us subsequently becomes inaccurate, misleading or false, you will promptly notify us of such change. Please also see our Privacy Policy for more information about how we process your personal data.

We reserve the right to require our prior or later acceptance for registration. We have a right to refuse the registration for any reason. Registration can be limited, for example, in terms of territory.

You agree not to share any user credentials or password with any other party and not to let anyone else access your user account or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your user account. You agree to notify us immediately if you suspect any breach of security on the Website. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user credentials and password, and accept responsibility for all uses of your user account. You also agree to NEVER use another person's account for any reason.

Code of Conduct

You agree that you will not post any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, adult material, or otherwise in violation of any applicable law. You also agree not to post any copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or you have written consent from the owner of the copyrighted material. Spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are also forbidden.
You may not:

(a) copy, reproduce, modify or create derivative works of the Website or a part thereof;
(b) sell, rent, lease, distribute, transfer, sublicense, lend or otherwise assign any rights to, or any part of, the Website to any third party or otherwise commercially exploit the Website;
(c) disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, or attempt to derive the source code of any part of the Website, or permit or authorize a third party to do so, except to the extent such activities are expressly permitted by law;
(d) access the Website in order to build a similar or competitive service;
(e) scrape, build databases or otherwise create permanent copies of any content derived from the Website, or collect any data incorporated in the Website in any automated manner such as through the use of bots, spiders, crawlers or any other automated means;
(f) exploit the Website in any unauthorized way whatsoever, including without limitation, by trespass or burdening network capacity; or
(g) use the Website in any manner to harass, abuse, stalk, threaten, defame or otherwise infringe or violate the rights of any other party.

Feedback and Other User Material

You agree that any and all information such as feedback, ideas, or comments (“User Material”) communicated to M-Files through the Website will be deemed and shall remain the property of M-Files. You acknowledge and agree that all User Material are provided by you on a non-confidential basis with no promise by M-Files not to use or reproduce these for any purpose whatsoever. M-Files shall be free to use User Materials and any ideas, concepts, knowledge or techniques contained therein for any purpose including developing, manufacturing, and marketing products and services and without any compensation payable to you. Any personally-identifiable information submitted to us shall be handled in accordance with our privacy policies.

You are solely responsible for any material or content that you may post in or through the Website, regardless of the manner in which you post it, including complying with all applicable laws. Similarly, your use of, or reliance on, any material or content posted on the Website is at your own risk. We cannot monitor or control user content posted on the Website and we cannot take responsibility for such user content. However, we may, in our sole discretion and without notice, review and delete any user content, but are under no obligation for doing so. We assume no responsibility for monitoring the Website for inappropriate content or conduct. Your use of the Website is at your own risk.

We undertake to obey with relevant copyright laws. If you believe copyright-protected work was posted on the Website without authorization, you may submit a copyright infringement notification. We will review all claims of copyright infringement received and remove user content deemed to have been posted or distributed in violation of any such laws. To make a claim, please provide us with the following:

1) the name and contact information of the copyright holder or his/her representative who is making the notification (the “Notifying Party”);
2) an itemization of the material, for which prevention of access is requested, and details of the location of the material. Please provide enough detail for us to locate the allegedly infringing content on the Website;
3) confirmation by the Notifying Party that the material which the request concerns is, in its sincere opinion, illegally accessible in the communications network;
4) information concerning the fact that the Notifying Party has in vain submitted its request to the content provider or that the content provider could not be identified;
5) confirmation by the Notifying Party that he/she is the holder of copyright or neighboring right or entitled to act on behalf of the holder of the right;
6) signature of the Notifying Party.
Claims can be sent to m-files@m-files.com.

No Warranty

YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE WEBSITE AND ALL CONTENT THEREIN IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY AND DISCLAIM ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY FOR THE COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, SECURITY OR RELIABILITY OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT THEREIN. WE WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY HARM TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM, LOSS OF DATA, OR OTHER HARM THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE WEBSITE. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS. MOREOVER, YOU AGREE THAT WE DO NOT HAVE RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR THE DELETION OF, OR THE FAILURE TO STORE OR TO TRANSMIT, ANY MATERIAL OR CONTENT AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS MAINTAINED ON THE WEBSITE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED FROM THE WEBSITE OR OUR REPRESENTATIVES, WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.

Limitation of Liability

YOU AGREE THAT M-FILES AND OUR SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO ANY PERSON OR ENTITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGES (WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR OTHERWISE), INJURY, CLAIM OR OTHER LIABILITY OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER BASED UPON OR RESULTING FROM (I) THE ACCESS TO OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE; (ii) ANY CONDUCT OR CONTENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE WEBSITE; (iii) ANY CONTENT AND/OR INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM THE WEBSITE OR RELIANCE UPON THE WEBSITE OR ANY PART THEREOF; AND (iv) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, USE OR ALTERATION OF ANY MATERIAL OR CONTENT; WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER OR NOT WE KNEW OF OR OUGHT TO HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Software use

Any software downloadable through the website may be subject to software-specific terms set forth  in an end user license agreement (“License Agreement”). You may not download, install or otherwise use any software accompanied with a License Agreement without first agreeing on the terms of the License Agreement.

Links to other sites

The Website may contain links to websites and content owned and/or operated by third parties. Such links and content are provided for informational purposes only. We are not responsible for any such third-party websites or content and do not have control over any materials made available therein. Our inclusion of a link to a third-party website or content on the Website does not in any way imply our endorsement, advertising, or promotion of such websites or content or any materials made available therein. By accessing a third-party website or content you accept that we do not exercise any control over and that we have no responsibility for such third-party websites or content. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the terms of service applicable to any third-party website or content you may access.

Privacy policy

For more information on how M-Files ensures your privacy, please see our Privacy Policy. By using the Website, you consent and agree to the collection and use of certain personal data about you and your use of the Website in accordance with our Privacy Policy and applicable laws and regulations related to personal data.

In addition to what is stated in the Privacy Policy, you agree to:

  • Respect the privacy of other users of the Website;
  • Not engage in unauthorized collection of users’ information; and
  • Not reveal any personal data related to another individual, including, but not limited to, a person’s address, phone number, e-mail address, or any information that may otherwise be used to track, contact or impersonate another individual.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold M-Files (and our subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, employees and agents) harmless from any claim or demand, including attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party. Nothing in these Terms shall be deemed to exclude or limit your liability in respect of any indemnity given by you under these Terms.

Termination of use

We reserve the right to discontinue offering the Website or to modify the Website at any time in our sole discretion. Notwithstanding anything contained in these Terms to the contrary, we may also, in our sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to the Website at any time. In no event will we be liable for the removal of or disabling of access to the Website or any part thereof.

Entire Agreement

These Terms, any applicable additional terms included in the Website (including without limitation any License Agreement), and any documents expressly incorporated by reference herein (including our Privacy Policy), contain the entire understanding between you and M-Files, and supersede all prior understandings of the parties hereto relating to the subject matter hereof.

Waiver and Severability

Our failure to exercise any rights under these Terms shall not constitute or be deemed a waiver or forfeiture of such rights or a waiver or forfeiture of such rights in the future. In the event that any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court or tribunal of competent jurisdiction for any reason, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect.

Applicable law

These Terms and Privacy Policy, and all matters relating to your use or access to this website, shall be governed by the laws of Finland. Any claim, cause of action or dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms will be brought solely in the District Court of Tampere, Finland, acting as the court of first instance, although M-Files retains the right to bring any suit, action or proceeding against you for breach of these Terms in your country of residence or any other relevant country. You hereby consent to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waive any objection as to inconvenient forum.

Contact

The Website is operated and provided by M-Files Corporation, a Finnish company with Business ID number 0686200-7. If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at m-files@m-files.com or by mailing us at M-Files Oy, Hermia 12, Hermiankatu 1 B, 33720 Tampere, Finland.

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