Thursday, 23 May 2013
Save as required by law, IFAN undertakes not to disclose any of your personal data to third parties.
The details of your address book, the list of your direct connections, your exchanges on the site (emails, ads, Introductions) are confidential and can be accessed only by the people involved in the exchanges.
General Conditions of Sale and Use of IFAN
By becoming a member of IFAN, you agree to comply with the present conditions of use. If you do not accept these general conditions of sale, you must not register with IFAN. Subscription to one or several services together with the use of the present site implies full and complete acceptance by the member of the present conditions.
1 - Joining IFAN
To be a member of IFAN, you must be an adult and fill in all the mandatory fields on the registration forms. Membership is limited to individuals who have studied in France, or students who have been approved to go and study in France.
Equipment (computer, software, means of telecommunication, etc.) used to access IFAN services are under your exclusive responsibility, as are the telecommunication costs incurred by their use.
You guarantee that the data you share with us is accurate and true. You agree to provide a real email address, of which you are the actual owner. You waive any claim and/or legal action against IFAN if you do not to receive service messages from IFAN sent by email to the address you have provided.
Once registered, you will be given one or several personal and confidential login(s) and password(s). These must not be communicated to or shared with third parties. In no case will IFAN be held responsible for the loss of your usernames and/or passwords.
In the event that you misuse the login and authentication logins/passwords, IFAN reserves the right to terminate your account without prior notice. You will be solely liable for the use of the login and authentication logins/passwords by third parties or for actions or statements made through your account, whether fraudulent or not. You hereby agree indemnify IFAN against any claim, fine or damages resulting from such misuse.
IFAN does not have the means to check the identity of people registering for its services. IFAN will not be held responsible for any alleged or actual identity theft. If you think that someone is using your account or your identity, you must inform us immediately by post at the aforementioned address.
When a member wishing to recommend a contact provides IFAN with his or her email address, he warrants having received this friend's prior consent (actual or implied) authorizing their data to be used by IFAN. The Mentor indemnifies IFAN, the person invited and any third party and for the consequences of providing their contact information to IFAN.
IFAN reserves the right to optionally deactivate the accounts of members who have not connected to the service for a period of 6 (six) months or more.
In accordance with relevant distant selling legislation, you are informed that you are entitled to a period of seven calendar days, from the date of subscription, to exercise your right of withdrawal without penalty and without cause. However, the right of withdrawal may no longer be exercised once you have accessed the features associated with this service.
2 - Use of IFAN
Once registered, you will be granted access to IFAN's services. The price and payment terms and conditions for the different services are available on the IFAN site during introduction to and use of the services you wish to subscribe for.
By using IFAN, you specifically agree to observe the following rules:
To comply with the applicable laws in force and to respect the rights of third parties as well as the present provisions.
To deal in good faith with IFAN and other users.
To respect the intellectual property of IFAN, other users and third parties.
To use IFAN features only for their intended purpose.
Not to overload the IFAN service. Specifically, not to download more than 1,000 IFAN pages per day without our written consent.
Not to send IFAN or other users any data your private information which if disclosed could be prejudicial to you.
Not to distribute data or contents that are untrue or misleading.
Not to distribute or post any data or contents that may harm other users or third parties, or violate the rights of others, including but not limited to any content of a defamatory, insulting, obscene, offensive, violent nature or capable of inciting others to violence, nor content of a political, racist or xenophobic nature, or any other content that is contrary to the purpose of IFAN, or any applicable laws and regulations.
Not to distribute data or contents the effect of which is to diminish, disorganize, prevent the normal use of IFAN, disrupting and/or slowing down the normal circulation of communications between members.
Not to take part directly or indirectly in a network designed to implement practices comparable to "pyramid selling".
Not to take part, directly or indirectly, in the implementation or in the development of a network designed to implement practices comparable to multilevel marketing (MLM) network-based sales. Moreover, the recruiting of independent door-to-door salespersons (IDS) for the purpose of creating such a network or other similar practices is prohibited.
In case of infringement by a member of one or more of these rules, IFAN reserves the right to terminate the contract unilaterally and without prior notification, to block the account(s) of the members in question, to automatically delete litigious messages, to prevent the posting of all or part of a member's profile, and/or to block his/her access to all or part of the services, on a temporary or permanent basis, without any compensation. In any case, no reimbursement of sums paid by the user shall be made following the permanent deletion of an account by IFAN.
IFAN shall not be held responsible for any false or misleading statements made by a member. IFAN disclaims all responsibility related to any communications between IFAN members, on IFAN or during meetings between members and/or non members, as a result of the use of its site and services.
3 - Advertisers Space/Lead Space
The IFAN site respects your right to privacy and is committed to not sharing your data with 3rd parties without your consent.
IFAN shall have the sole authority to decide whether to allow or remove content if an advertisement or campaign does not respect the above principles. IFAN shall have no liability in respect to any such action or inaction.
The data liable to be collected on IFAN is exclusively intended to help you enhance your professional network.
4 - Data Confidentiality
The IFAN site respects your right to privacy and is committed to not sharing your data with 3rd parties without your consent.
Users may make certain information or contents (including but not limited to photos and videos) available on the website. The member is wholly responsible for all such information and contents, including any decision to disclose personal information including but not limited their ethnic origin, nationality and/or religion. By providing such data on the website, the user concerned demonstrates his/her explicit wish and, consequently, consent to the processing of this "sensitive" data by IFAN and freely accepts exclusive responsibility for doing so.
The data that may be stored on IFAN is exclusively intended to help you build your professional network.
We use the information you provide for our various services. All precautions have been taken to store your data in a secure environment. None of the information you enter and that relates to you will ever be communicated to a third party, neither sold nor exchanged.
You may change or delete at any time all your information by directly accessing the IFAN Web site, at the following address: www.ifan.in.
Due to the nature of a website, some non-personal data may be collected such as the version of your browser (Netscape, Internet Explorer, etc...), of your operating system (Windows, Mac, Linux, etc...) and your IP address.
Your profile information is accessible on IFAN. You therefore expressly authorize IFAN to reproduce and distribute your data throughout all or part of IFAN or via email. If you do not want IFAN to reproduce or distribute this data, you may terminate your IFAN account according to the conditions set forth in the Termination article below. You may also delete this information directly on the site.
5 - Intellectual Property
The trademarks, logos, graphics, photographs, animations, videos and texts included on the IFAN Website are the intellectual property of their respective owners. No copyright infringements are intended.
You are specifically prohibited from modifying, copying, reproducing, downloading, distributing, transmitting, commercially exploiting and/or distributing in any manner whatsoever the services, pages from the www.ifan.in website or the computer codes of the items making up the services and the www.ifan.in site.
IFAN is licensed to use the intellectual property rights associated with the content provided by members for the purpose of communication on the www.ifan.in site. This license specifically grants IFAN the right to reproduce, represent, adapt, translate, digitize, use for advertising, commercial or non commercial purposes, to sub-license or surrender any of your content (information, description, etc.).
You expressly authorize IFAN to modify the aforementionned content to respect the graphic appearance of the www.ifan.in site or other communications media cited above and/or make it compatible with its technical perfomance requirements or the formats of related media.
6 - Period of Subscription - Terminating your Account
The deletion of you account and of your personal details will be effective within 24 hours. As a result of this, you will not be entitled to a refund for the remainder of your subscription.
Finally, do not worry as your information will not be passed onto any third parties.
This termination shall occur without prejudice to all damages and interests that may be claimed against you by IFAN or its assignees and legal representatives as remedy for any damages incurred as a result of such failures.
7 - Liability
The information provided by a member must be accurate and true. The consequences of its disclosure on your life and/or on that of other members are your exclusive responsibility. You waive the right to any legal action against IFAN, and specifically on the basis of potential damage to your right of personal portrayal, to your honour, to the intimacy of your private life, resulting from the distribution or disclosure of any of your information.
IFAN cannot be held liable for the accuracy or inaccuracy of information and content provided by other members, visitors to the site and/or yourself. Likewise, IFAN cannot be held responsible for content distributed by a member that may infringe the rights of one or several other members.
8 - IFAN's operation
You must possess the skills, hardware and software required for Internet use and acknowledge that the features and limitations of the Internet do not make it possible to guarantee the security, availability and integrity of Internet data transmissions.
IFAN does not guarantee that the services will function without any interruption or error. Specifically, their operation may be momentarily interrupted for reasons of maintenance, update or technical improvement, or for the upgrade their content and/or presentation.
Where possible, IFAN shall inform its members ahead of time of any maintenance or update operation. You waive the right to hold IFAN responsible for the operation and exploitation of the www.ifan.in site.
Likewise, IFAN will not be held responsible in the event of failure, access denial, or poor conditions of use of the IFAN site due to inadequate equipment, to interruptions attributable to the member's access provider, to Internet network congestion, and/or any other reason out of IFAN's control.
IFAN shall have no liability in whole or in part for indirect losses including, but not limited to, loss of data (including copies) or back-ups that you could have made.
9 - Modifications by IFAN
IFAN reserves the right at any time to change or modify the pages of its website, the services, prices and/or conditions of use applicable thereto.
These modifications shall become effective as soon as they are put online on the www.ifan.in site and will not constitute a cause for termination by a member of his/her IFAN subscription.
Failing that, you shall be deemed to have accepted these modifications by continuing to use the www.ifan.in site. Members are therefore invited to view the most recent online version on the site. A member's presence on the site implies his/her full acceptance of any revision or modification of the www.ifan.in site.
10 - Applicable law - choice of jurisdiction
These terms and conditions are governed, interpreted and applied according to French law, and the version in the French language will be used in the case of any dispute or claim arising from the meaning of any term or these terms and conditions of sale and use. Subject to applicable law, the courts of the place of the registered office of IFAN shall have exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or dispute arising from these terms and conditions including, but not limited to, their intrepretation, validity, execution, termination and/or the consequences thereof.