Last updated: 27.07.2021
Please read these Terms and Conditions ("Terms", "Terms and Conditions") carefully before using the https://www.vegannation.io website and the VeganNation mobile application operated by VeganNation Services LTD (“VeganNation”, "us", "we", or "our").
All works or authorship, information content, functional components, and material appearing on or contained in the Site or the Application are referred to as the “Content”.
You should carefully review these Terms and Conditions before continuing on the Site and/or downloading the Application. By accessing, viewing, or using the Content available on or through the Site, you, individually or on behalf of any person, organization or entity for which you are acting, acknowledge that you have read and understand these Terms and Conditions, agree to them, and intend to be legally bound by them. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you are not granted permission to use the Site and must exit the Site immediately and refrain from using the Site. VeganNation may change these Terms and Conditions at any time. You are responsible for reviewing these Terms and Conditions for any changes each time you visit the Site. Any changes to these Terms and Conditions are effective as to any visitor who has visited the Site or used the Site before the changes were made.
By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms, then you may not access the Service.
VeganNation reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace the Terms at any time. If the alterations constitute a material change to the Terms, we will notify you by posting an announcement on the Site. What constitutes a material change will be determined at VeganNation’s sole discretion. You are responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with any such modifications. Using any of our Services or viewing any content constitutes your acceptance of the Terms as modified.
In addition, when using particular features of the Services, you are subject to any posted guidelines, terms or rules applicable to such Services.
Your access to and use of the Site or App and our Services may be interrupted from time to time as a result of equipment malfunction, updating, maintenance or repair of the Site and/or App or any other reason within or outside of our control. VeganNation reserves the right to suspend or discontinue the availability of the Site and /or App, any Service, and to remove any content at any time at its sole discretion and without prior notice. VeganNation may also impose limits on certain features and Services or restrict your access to parts of or all of the Site and/or Apps and the Services without notice or liability. The Site and/or App should not be used or relied upon for storage of your personal content, including but not limited to Information and/or details uploaded to the site and/or Apps and you are directed to retain your own copies of all content posted by you on the Site and/or Apps.
You may not use as a username the name of another person or entity or that is not lawfully available for use, a name or trademark that is subject to any rights of another person or entity other than you without appropriate authorization, or a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar, or obscene.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and you are solely responsible for all activities resulting from the use of your password and conducted through your VeganNation account.
Services are available to authorized representatives of legal entities and to individuals who are either (i) at least 18 years old or (ii) at least 14 years old, and who are authorized to access the Site by a parent or legal guardian. If you have authorized a minor to use the Site, you are responsible for the online conduct of such minor, and the consequences of any misuse of the Site by the minor. Parents and legal guardians are warned that the Site and/or Apps may display content that could be offensive, indecent, or objectionable to some.
The Services are for use by (a) individuals, and (b) entities, businesses, suppliers and service providers who wish to use the Services to promote their interests and/or convey messages and/or information.
All content posted or otherwise submitted to the Site and/or App, and any comments, or other communications (“Communications”), is the sole responsibility of the account holder from which such Communications originate. You acknowledge and agree that you, and not VeganNation, are entirely responsible for all Content that you post, or otherwise submit to the Site and/or Apps, including via messages exchanged through VeganNation’s platform and/or the Services, and purchases made through the marketplace at the site and/or app. VeganNation does not control user submitted Content and Communications and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Site and/or App, you may be exposed to Content and Communications that is offensive, indecent, or objectionable.
As a condition of use, you promise to abide by our guidelines and not to use the Services for any purposes which are unlawful or prohibited by these Terms, or any other purposes not reasonably intended by VeganNation. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree not to use the Services:
To abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate, or intimidate any person;
To post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any Content that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, offensive, profane, or that infringes any copyright or other right of any person;
To communicate with VeganNation representatives or other users in an abusive or offensive manner;
For any purpose that is not permitted under the laws of the jurisdiction where you use the Services;
To post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any Communication designed or intended to obtain password, account, or private information from any VeganNation platform user;
To create or transmit unwanted ‘spam’ to any person or any URL;
To create multiple accounts for any unlawful or illegal purpose;
To post copyrighted Content that does not belong to you;
To use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means to access the Site and/or App for any purpose without our express written permission. Additionally, you agree that you will not: (i) take any action that imposes, or may impose in our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; (ii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site and/or App or any activities conducted on the Site and/or App; or (iii) bypass any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Site and/or App;
To perform inappropriate or illegal actions in order to obtain, including giving or receiving, of Green Coins and/or money and/or other compensation related to the Services;
To advertise, or solicit, any user to buy or sell any third party products or services, or to use any information obtained from the Services in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any user without their prior explicit consent;
To promote or sell any content of another person unless you are expressly authorized to do so; 13) To sell, assign, or otherwise transfer your Profile or account.
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users of the Site and/or Apps. VeganNation reserves the right, but has no obligation, to review disputes between you and other users. This includes the right to review messages exchanged through VeganNation’s platforms, based on any reports that VeganNation receives alleging the violation of these Terms through the use of VeganNation’s platform, including without limitation, reports regarding alleged harassment, indecency, and offensive messages.
If the Services or Site and/or Apps are used in a manner that violates the Terms in any way, VeganNation may at its sole discretion, but is not required to, suspend or terminate your account, disable your access to the Site and/or Apps and/or take any steps that it deems appropriate to address the situation.
To report a suspected abuse of the Site or a breach of the Terms, please send written notice to VeganNation’s email at [email protected].
Organizations and/or companies, such as businesses, non-profits or schools, can find it helpful to use our Services. In order to use our services on behalf of an organization as mentioned above, an authorized representative of that organization must agree to these terms and that might require you to follow additional rules in order to access or disable the account.
VeganNation maintains a fair storage policy to ensure stable and fast service to all users. The storage limits set forth in the Terms may be changed from time to time without notice and you are responsible for complying with such changes.
User accounts are limited to a maximum of 1 GB of storage. Any use of additional storage space, may result in restrictions on your account or a requirement to upgrade it if the limit is exceeded.
Subject to these Terms, you grant VeganNation either an exclusive or a non-exclusive license to market, sell, and distribute any content uploaded by you or on your behalf throughout the world, either ourselves or through our distributors and/or through our marketplace, and to reproduce, distribute, publish, transmit, broadcast, display, exhibit, adapt, crop, modify, recast, or enhance, any such content, alone or in combination with any other material, in any media, now known or later developed, for any lawful purpose.
You grant VeganNation and/or our distributors and/or users and/or commercial partners, the right, but not the obligation, to use your name, trademarks, and trade names, and the right to display, transmit, broadcast, and adapt any content used by you on the VeganNation platforms; and you agree that no compensation or further consent is required for such use.
The Site, Apps, Users or any related third party may provide links to other sites or resources. Because VeganNation has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that VeganNation is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that VeganNation shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any such site or resource.
You hereby expressly and irrevocably release and forever discharge VeganNation, its affiliated and associated companies and its authorized distributors, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, independent and dependent contractors, licensees, successors and assigns of and from any and all actions, causes of action, suits, proceedings, liability, debts, judgments, claims, and demands whatsoever in law or equity which you ever had, now have, or hereafter can, shall or may have, for or by reason of, or arising directly or indirectly out of your use of the Site and/or Apps and the Services.
You hereby agree to indemnify and hold VeganNation harmless, its affiliated and associated companies and its authorized distributors, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, independent and dependent contractors, licensees, successors and assigns from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs (including, but not limited to, direct, incidental, consequential, exemplary, and indirect damages), and reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from or arising out of (i) a breach of these Terms, (ii) Content posted on the Site and/or App, (iii) the use of the Services or the account, by you or any person using your account or VeganNation Username and password, (iv) Using the marketplace in a way that does not fit the original intent of its use (v) Use of the Green coins in a manner that may constitute fraud or misuse (vi) any violation of any rights of a third party. VeganNation reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.
The Content is protected by law, including but not limited to United States copyright law. VeganNation, VeganNation.io, VeganNation App and other VeganNation graphics, logos, designs, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are registered trademarks, trademarks, or trade dress of VeganNation. VeganNation’s Intellectual Property, trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service without the prior written consent of VeganNation.
Removing or altering any copyright notice or any other proprietary notice on Content is strictly prohibited. Any commercial use of any Content, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of VeganNation is prohibited. Other prohibited activities include reproducing, distributing, performing, displaying, preparing derivative works based upon, framing, capturing, harvesting, or collecting of, or creating of hypertext or other links or connections to, any Content or any of VeganNation’s other proprietary information.
Subject to your compliance with these Terms and Conditions, VeganNation grants you a limited, non-exclusive license only for purposes of viewing and permitted use of the material contained on VeganNation Site and/or Apps.
VeganNation may terminate or suspend any and all Services and/or your VeganNation account immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms and/or VeganNation's policy and/or any provision or legal regulation and/or action that is contrary to the principles and essence of VeganNation. Upon termination of your account, your right to use the Services will immediately cease. If you wish to terminate your VeganNation account, you can do so at any time which will give VeganNation the option of removal of any content you've posted or uploaded to the Site and/or App pursuant to these Terms. All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership and rights provisions and warranties, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
It is your responsibility to retain copies of your content because VeganNation can automatically remove and delete all or any part of content from your account prior to termination.
YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND/OR APP AND THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE SITE AND/OR APP AND THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. VEGANNATION EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON- INFRINGEMENT. VEGANNATION DISCLAIMS ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY LOSS, INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO (A) ANY ERRORS IN OR OMISSIONS FROM THE SITE AND/OR APP AND THE SERVICES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, TECHNICAL INACCURACIES AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, (B) THIRD PARTY COMMUNICATIONS, (C) ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITES OR CONTENT DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ACCESSED THROUGH LINKS IN THE SITE AND/OR APP, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS, (D) THE UNAVAILABILITY OF ALL OR ANY PART OF THE SITE AND/OR APP OR THE SERVICES, (E) YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND/OR APP OR THE SERVICES, INCLUDING ANY FORM OF PAYING THROGH THE APP AND/OR USING THE GREEN COIN CRYPTOCURANCY OR (F) YOUR USE OF ANY EQUIPMENT OR SOFTWARE IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE AND/OR APP OR THE SERVICES.
EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY LAW, NEITHER VEGANNATION NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTORS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, CLIENTS, OR AGENTS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND/OR APP, ANY FACTS OR OPINIONS APPEARING THEREON, OR THE SERVICES. VEGANNATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS’ FEES) IN ANY WAY DUE TO, RESULTING FROM, OR ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE AND/OR APP OR SERVICES. TO THE EXTENT THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS PROHIBITED OR FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE, VEGANNATION’S SOLE OBLIGATION TO YOU FOR DAMAGES SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE SUM OF US $100.00 (ONE HUNDRED USD).
YOU AND VEGANNATION AGREE THAT ANY PROCEEDINGS TO RESOLVE OR LITIGATE ANY DISPUTE ARISING HEREUNDER WILL BE CONDUCTED SOLELY ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS, AND THAT YOU WILL NOT SEEK TO HAVE ANY DISPUTE HEARD AS A CLASS ACTION, A REPRESENTATIVE ACTION, A COLLECTIVE ACTION, A PRIVATE ATTORNEY-GENERAL ACTION, OR IN ANY PROCEEDING IN WHICH YOU ACT OR PROPOSE TO ACT IN A REPRESENTATIVE CAPACITY. YOU FURTHER AGREE THAT NO PROCEEDING WILL BE JOINED, CONSOLIDATED, OR COMBINED WITH ANOTHER PROCEEDING WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT OF VEGANNATION AND ALL PARTIES TO ANY SUCH PROCEEDING.
Controlling Law. The Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of New York. The United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods does not apply and is expressly excluded.
Disputes and Arbitration. Any controversies or disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms shall be resolved by binding arbitration in accordance with the then current Commercial Arbitration Rules in the state of New York. The parties shall select a mutually acceptable arbitrator knowledgeable about issues relating to the subject matter of these Terms. The arbitration proceeding shall be conducted in Hebrew or English and all documentation shall be presented and filed in Hebrew or English. The arbitrator shall not have the authority to modify any provision of these Terms or to award punitive damages. The arbitrator shall have the power to issue mandatory orders and restraint orders in connection with the arbitration. The decision rendered by the arbitrator shall be final and binding on the parties, and judgment may be entered in conformity with the decision in any court having jurisdiction. The prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its reasonable legal costs relating to that aspect of its claim or defense on which it prevails, and any opposing costs awards shall be offset. The agreement to arbitration shall be specifically enforceable under the prevailing arbitration law. During the continuance of any arbitration proceeding, the parties shall continue to perform their respective obligations under these Terms. The parties agree that, notwithstanding any otherwise applicable statute(s) of limitation, any arbitration proceeding shall be commenced within two years of the acts, events, or occurrences giving rise to the claim.
Confidentiality Obligation. For as long as either party possesses any confidential information, each party agrees to not disclose any Confidential Information of the other party to any third party or use any of the Confidential Information except as necessary to perform that party's obligations under these Terms. Confidential information includes without limitation information concerning marketing plans, financial results, pricing schedules, product lines, product plans, proprietary technology, research information, practices, trade secrets, and any and all other information as deemed confidential by the disclosing party which is not generally known to the public.
Assignment. These Terms shall be binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of the parties’ heirs, executors, administrators, successors, and permitted assigns. VeganNation may assign its rights and obligations under these Terms, including without limitation, any assignment resulting from any corporate reorganization, merger, sale of substantially all the assets to which these Terms relate. Your obligations under these Terms are personal and may be assigned only with VeganNation’s prior written consent; however, your right to receive payment may be assigned without VeganNation’s prior consent.
Relationship of the Parties. Nothing in these Terms will constitute the relationship of an employer and employee, a principal-agent, partnership, or a joint venture between the parties. You are responsible for obtaining and maintaining all applicable business licenses and insurance, and for timely payment of all income, payroll, and employment-related taxes, including without limitation all unemployment, workers compensation, income tax withholding, social security, and any other taxes of any nature.
Notices. Notices to be served in accordance with these Terms may be served by email, or by mail, at the election of VeganNation. However, email shall be the predominant source of communication. You agree to notify VeganNation of any change in your email or mail address for the purpose of notification pursuant to this Agreement.
Severability. In the event that any provision of these Terms shall be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law, or so held by applicable court decision, such enforceability or invalidity shall not render these Terms unenforceable or invalid as a whole, and in such event such provision shall be changed and interpreted so as to best accomplish the objectives of such provision.
Entire Agreement. These Terms incorporate the entire understanding of the parties concerning the subject matter contained herein and merges and/or supersedes all prior and contemporaneous communications and/or agreements. No action of VeganNation, other than the express or written waiver or amendment, may be construed as a waiver or amendment of these Terms.