Terms of use

Terms of use

Terms and conditions of use for mindthegaphub.com

 

Preamble

By registering as a user of mindthegaphub.com you accept the following general terms and conditions for Mind the Gap (MtG), subsequently referred to as T&C.

 

  • 1 Subject matter

The purpose of the mindthegaphub.com website is to bring together registered members of Mind the Gap (MtG) e.V., to coordinate events and to achieve the objectives set out in the Articles of Association. The website may be used by registered members or guests. Registration as a guest is the first step towards becoming a member of Mind the Gap (MtG) e.V. Guests have restricted access only to the mindthegaphub.com website.

 

  • 2 Membership

The prerequisite for use of mindthegaphub.com is membership of Mind the Gap (MtG) e.V. As set out in the Articles of Association of Mind the Gap (MtG) e.V., any natural person may become an individual member, and any legal entity or association of individuals may become an institutional member, provided such a person has a strong commitment to the objectives of Mind the Gap (MtG)  e.V. The procedures for becoming a member are laid down in the Articles of Association and may be subject to additional country-specific regulations.

 

  • 3 Registration; pledge of good faith

The following rules are to be observed when registering for mindthegaphub.com:

  1. The user undertakes to provide true and complete particulars.
  2. Each user may register only once and set up only one user profile.
  3. Each user chooses her or his own password during registration. The password is confidential and may not be communicated to third parties.
  4. The T&C must be accepted during registration.

 

  • 4 Payment for use

Use of mindthegaphub.com is free of charge for guests. Payment for the extended functionality available to members of Mind the Gap (MtG) e.V. is included in the membership fee.

 

  • 5 Grant of rights of use

The rights of use to the information uploaded by users are granted to Mind the Gap (MtG) e.V. to the extent that this is necessary for using the network. In particular, Mind the Gap (MtG) e.V. has the right to copy the content uploaded by users, to make it publicly available and to process it.

 

  • 6 Duties of users

Users must observe a behavioural code in line with the Articles of Association of Mind the Gap (MtG) e.V. In this spirit, they are expected to respect cultural diversity, for example, and strive to contribute to the exchange of experience and views across all national, political and other boundaries. Applicable laws and the rights of third parties are to be observed when using the content and services provided by mindthegaphub.com. Posts must not violate the rights of personality of other users and must not contain insults or defamatory criticism. Posts that might constitute grounds for criminal proceedings (e.g. discriminatory, racist or pornographic content) are forbidden. Users must not infringe the privacy rights and/or copyright of others. Advertising is expressly forbidden.

 

  • 7 Infringement of rules of conduct/duties

If rules of conduct/duties are disregarded, Mind the Gap (MtG) e.V. reserves the right to delete posts on mindthegaphub.com and to exclude users. Legal action will be taken in the case of posts that might constitute grounds for criminal proceedings.

 

  • 8 Duration and termination of contract

Use of mindthegaphub.com as a guest is limited to 24 months. After 22 months Mind the Gap will send an automatic notification of the imminent expiry of the guest profile. If the user decides not to become a member of mindthegaphub.com, registration on mindthegaphub.com will be deleted automatically after 24 months and content will no longer be saved. Guests may cancel their free use of mindthegaphub.com at any time and without giving any reason. If membership of mindthegaphub.com is cancelled, the member’s profile will be deleted automatically at the end of the notice period and content will no longer be saved.

 

  • 9 Responsibility for user content, data and/or information

Mind the Gap (MtG) e.V. accepts no responsibility for the content, data and/or information provided on mindthegaphub.com by users or for the content of linked external websites. Mind the Gap e.V. expressly makes no guarantee that this content is truthful, fulfils a certain purpose or can serve such a purpose.

 

  • 10 Liability of Mind the Gap (MtG) e.V.

Claims for damages – regardless of legal grounds – against Mind the Gap (MtG) e.V. (including its agents or proxies) which presuppose ordinary negligence shall only be valid in the case of infringement of an essential contractual obligation (cardinal obligation). Cardinal obligations are obligations upon the fulfilment of which a user can rely and without the fulfilment of which due performance of the contract would not be possible. Claims for damages in such a case are limited to typical foreseeable damages.

 

 

  • 11 Indemnity against liability

Each user of mindthegaphub.com indemnifies Mind the Gap (MtG) e.V. against all claims, including claims for damages. Other users or third parties cannot therefore assert any claims, in particular claims for damages, against Mind the Gap (MtG) e.V. resulting from illegal content posted by a user on mindthegaphub.com

 

  • 12 Privacy

Mind the Gap (MtG) e.V. is aware that especially sensitive treatment of personal data provided by users to mindthegaphub.com is extremely important to those users. Mind the Gap (MtG) e.V. thus abides by all relevant legal regulations concerning data protection (German data protection laws, EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)). Details are laid out in mindthegaphub.com’s privacy policy.

 

  • 13 Final provisions
  1. Amendments:

Mind the Gap (MtG) e.V. reserves the right to amend these terms of use without giving a reason, unless such an amendment is unreasonable for the user. Mind the Gap (MtG) e.V. will inform users in good time of changes to the T&C. If the user does not oppose the validity of the T&C within six weeks of being informed of any change, the amended T&C will be regarded as having been accepted by the user.

 

  1. Safeguard clause:

Should a provision of these T&C be or become ineffective, this does not affect the overall effectiveness of the remaining provisions.

 

  1. Place of jurisdiction and applicable law:

In the case of judicial disputes, the following information should be observed:

 

Mind the Gap (MtG) e.V.

Oskar Helene Park 17, 14195

Register of Associations: Amtsgericht Charlottenburg, Berlin

Commercial Register: VR 37290 B

 

Existing German law shall apply. Place of jurisdiction: Berlin

 

Version dated 18.04.2019