The International Youth Federation (“IYF”, “We”, “Our”) is pleased to provide you its website www.iyfweb.org ("IYF Website") and the IYF Application (the “IYF App”) (together hereinafter referred to as “IYF Digital Platforms”), including any services, content and software (“Services”), subject to the following legal information and Terms of Service and any documents referred to in them ("Terms").
1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
1.1 By accessing or using the IYF websites, whether or not you become a registered user ("User", "You", “Yourself”, “Your”), you agree to be bound by these Terms, which you acknowledge that you have read and understood.
1.2 We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter these Terms at any time. You must review these Terms at our website on a regular basis to keep yourself informed of any changes.
1.3 By using the IYF websites and Digital Platforms, You agree that the posting of new or revised Terms on or within the IYF Digital Platforms shall constitute adequate and constructive notice to you of any and all revisions and changes. Continued use of the IYF Digital Platforms after any such changes or after explicitly accepting the new Terms upon logging into the IYF Digital Platforms shall constitute your acceptance of such changes.
1.4 The use of particular Services may be subject to specific terms of service related to the concerned Service. In using such Services, You agree to be bound by the terms then in force. To the extent that there is any inconsistency between the Terms and any other terms of service, those other terms of service shall prevail in respect of the concerned service.
2. YOUR REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS
2.1 Certain areas of the IYF Digital Platforms require registration (“Restricted Areas”). By registering, you represent and warrant that: (i) You are eligible for the registration as set forth in these Terms; and (ii) the information you include as part of the registration process is accurate and not misleading. Accounts may be obtained and used only by: (i) individual, independent professionals who are eighteen (18) years old or of legal age in their country of residence if such age exceeds eighteen (18); (ii) individuals with the right and authority to act on behalf of an organization or entity for the purposes of accessing and using the IYF Digital Platforms.
2.2 In respect of your use of these Restricted Areas, You agree to: (i) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the registration form ("Registration Data"); and (ii) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If You provide, or IYF has reasonable grounds to suspect that You have provided, any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or IYF otherwise reasonably considers that You have failed to comply with any provisions of these Terms, IYF has the right to suspend or terminate Your registration and refuse your access to any and all current or future use of the IYF Digital Platforms (or any portion thereof).
The IYF Digital Platforms include Content: (i) provided by IYF (“IYF Content”); (ii) Content that is uploaded, posted, submitted or otherwise transmitted by the partners of the IYF (“Partners Submissions”); and Content that is uploaded, posted, submitted or otherwise transmitted (iii) by third parties (“Third Party Content”).
(i) IYF Content
3.1 All IYF Content, including IYF feeds, is owned by, or licensed to, IYF. IYF Content is provided to You “AS IS” and may not be used, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed or otherwise exploited for any other purposes than their access and usage on the IYF Digital Platforms. For that sole and exclusive purpose, IYF grants to you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive license to access and use the IYF Digital Platforms privately for non-commercial purposes, in accordance with these Terms.
3.2 You grant to IYF an irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, sub-licensable, transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display and perform User/Partner Submissions in connection with the IYF Digital Platforms or IYF's (and its successor's) business, including, without limitation, for the purpose of promoting and redistributing part or all of the Partner/User Submissions (and derivative works thereof) in any and all media formats and through any and all media channels. You also hereby grant each User of the IYF Digital Platforms a non-exclusive license to access and use Your User Submissions through our Digital Platforms.
(ii) Third Party Content
3.3 Your business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, any advertisers and merchants found on or through the IYF Digital Platforms, including payment for and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between You and such advertiser or merchant. You agree that: (i) IYF shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers or merchants on the IYF Digital Platforms; and (ii) any orders placed by You on, and any product specifications and product availability appearing on, the IYF Digital Platforms (including, without limitation, any online store) are subject to confirmation by, and the terms and conditions of business of, the relevant advertiser or merchant.
3.4 Third parties may provide, and the IYF Digital Platforms may contain, APIs, links or feeds from or to other websites or resources. Because IYF has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that IYF 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 available on such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that IYF shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to have been caused by or in connection with the use of, or reliance upon, any such content, goods, services or any other material available on or through any such APIs, links or feeds from or to other websites or resources.
3.5 In the event that You wish to establish a link to the IYF Digital Platforms, You expressly agree: (i) not to include the IYF Digital Platforms into the frame of another website; (ii) not to create any third party association with the IYF Digital Platforms; (iii) to properly attribute the IYF Digital Platforms referred to in Your link to IYF; and (iv) to ensure that the link does not state nor imply that IYF approves of, sponsors or endorses any other website activity, company, resource or entity, or presents IYF and/or its activities in a false, misleading, defamatory or derogatory manner or otherwise damages IYF's reputation or takes advantage of it.
3.6 Irrespective of the promise made by You to IYF in term 3.5 regarding the misappropriation and/or any potential confusion in respect of Third Party Content, the link to the IYF Digital Platforms does not permit You to use any IYF and/or Third Party Content, names, logos, pictures or trademarks, unless separately and previously agreed to in writing by the relevant rights-holder. If you wish to use IYF content please send your request to email@example.com. IYF reserves the right to require you at any time to remove any link to the IYF Digital Platforms.
3.7 If you wish to use or display any IYF feeds on Your website:
(a) IYF grants to you a non-transferable, royalty free, non-exclusive license to display such feeds on your website subject to these Terms;
(b) You expressly agree: (i) to ensure that the IYF feed does not state or imply that IYF approves of, sponsors or endorses any other website activity, company or entity, resource, content, or presents IYF and/or its activities in a false, misleading, defamatory or derogatory manner or otherwise damages IYF's reputation or takes advantage of it; and (ii) to properly attribute the IYF feeds used to IYF to avoid any misappropriation or confusion;
(c) Where possible, you must create a functional link back to the IYF story or other material summarized by the relevant IYF feed.
4. TRADEMARK AND COPYRIGHT INFORMATION
4.1 IYF, the IYF logo, the emblems and mascots of IYF events, and other IYF logos and product and service names are trademarks and copyright material of IYF. (The "IYF Marks"). Aside from the right granted to you under Section 3.7 to use the IYF feeds (which may include certain of the IYF Marks), you agree not to display or use the IYF Marks in any other manner without IYF's prior written permission.
4.2 Certain content on the IYF Digital Platforms is provided by third parties. Any re-publication or re-distribution of such content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of the relevant right holders. IYF shall not be liable for any errors or delays in content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon. Please consult the respective websites of the concerned right holder for additional information.
5. COPYRIGHTS AND COPYRIGHT AGENTS
IYF respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that any of your intellectual property rights have been infringed on the IYF Digital Platforms, please provide IYF with the following information: name, last name, address, email address, type and extent of infringement (date, time, etc.) via the contact us form.
6. MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE
IYF reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the IYF Digital Platforms, the Services, the IYF Content, the User Submissions, and the Third Party Content (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that IYF shall not be held liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the IYF Digital Platforms, Services, IYF Content, User Submissions, and Third Party Content. Although IYF will take reasonable care in ensuring the IYF Digital Platforms, the Services, and the IYF Content are up to date, any of the IYF Digital Platforms, the Services, and the IYF Content may be out of date at any given time, and IYF is under no obligation to update it.
IYF may, in its sole discretion and without liability to You, with or without cause, in particular if you do not comply with these Terms, with or without prior notice and at any time: (i) terminate Your access (whether restricted or not) to the IYF Digital Platforms in whole or in part; and (ii) deactivate or delete any of Your registration and all related information.
9.1 IF YOU ACCESS AND USE OUR IYF DIGITAL PLATFORMS, YOU DO SO AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE IYF DIGITAL PLATFORMS, THE SERVICES, OR THE IYF CONTENT IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. IYF EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS, AND YOU WAIVE, ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
9.2 IYF MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION THAT: (i) THE IYF DIGITAL PLATFORMS, THE SERVICES, OR THE IYF CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (ii) THE IYF DIGITAL PLATFORMS, THE SERVICES, OR THE IYF CONTENT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE; (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE IYF DIGITAL PLATFORMS, THE SERVICES, OR THE IYF CONTENT WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE IYF DIGITAL PLATFORMS, THE SERVICES, OR THE IYF CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS; AND (V) ANY ERRORS IN THE CONTENT WILL BE CORRECTED.
9.3 ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE IYF DIGITAL PLATFORMS, THE SERVICES, OR THE IYF CONTENT, IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
9.4 COMMENTARY AND OTHER MATERIALS POSTED ON OR WITHIN THE IYF DIGITAL PLATFORMS, THE SERVICES, OR THE IYF CONTENT, ARE NOT INTENDED TO AMOUNT TO ADVICE ON WHICH RELIANCE SHOULD BE PLACED. NO INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM IYF, OR THROUGH OR FROM THE IYF DIGITAL PLATFORMS, THE SERVICES, OR THE IYF CONTENT, SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY OR OTHER OBLIGATION NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TERMS AND IYF DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY ARISING FROM ANY RELIANCE PLACED UPON SUCH MATERIALS BY ANY VISITOR TO THE IYF DIGITAL PLATFORMS OR BY ANYONE WHO MAY BE INFORMED OF ANY OF ITS SERVICES OR IYF CONTENT.
You agree to indemnify and hold IYF and its subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors, licensees, officers, agents, co-branders and other partners, and employees, harmless from any and all liabilities, losses, damages, claims, penalties, fines, costs and expenses, including without limitation reasonable legal fees, that may arise in connection with: (i) Your use of and access to the IYF Digital Platforms, the Services, or IYF Content, including without limitation any content, or User Submission, as well as Your connection to the IYF Digital Platforms, Services or IYF Content; (ii) Your failure to comply with any provision of the Terms; or (iii) any claim by a third party that any of Your User Submissions or any other use of the IYF Digital Platforms, Services, or IYF Content, by You infringes any intellectual property, other proprietary or privacy right of such third party or has otherwise caused damage to a third party.
11. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
You expressly acknowledge and agree that IYF shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if IYF has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from: (i) the use or the inability to use the IYF Digital Platforms, Services, or IYF Content; (ii) the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any goods, data, information or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or from the IYF Digital Platforms; (iii) unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Your transmissions of data; (iv) statements or conduct of any third party on the IYF Digital Platforms, Services, or IYF Content; (v) results of the IYF Digital Platforms, Services, or IYF Content, any of the IYF Digital Platforms, Services, or IYF Content linked to it and any materials posted on it; or (vi) any other matter relating to the IYF Digital Platforms, Services, or IYF Content.
12. EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS
Nothing in these Terms shall affect the statutory rights of any consumer or exclude or restrict any liability for death or personal injury arising from the negligence or fraud of IYF or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Notices to You will be made via either email or post to the relevant email address or postal address provided by you to IYF from time to time. If we amend these Terms in any way We shall place an updated version on this page of the IYF Website. The IYF Website and/or the IYF App may also provide notices of changes to the Terms or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on or within the IYF Digital Platforms.
14. GENERAL INFORMATION
14.1 These Terms (including the specific terms applicable to certain Services) constitute the entire agreement between you and IYF in relation to their subject matter, superseding and extinguishing any prior agreements, arrangements, undertakings of any nature, between you and IYF, whether oral or written in relation to such subject matter. You may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, Third-Party Content or third-party software.
14.2 Any failure by IYF to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
14.3 If any provision of the Terms is found to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the parties' intentions, as reflected in the provision, shall be given effect to the fullest extent practicable, and the other provisions of the Terms remain in full force and effect. The section titles in the Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
14.4 You may not assign or transfer any of your rights or obligations, or subcontract the performance of any of your obligations, under these Terms. IYF may assign or transfer any right or obligation, or subcontract the performance of any of its obligations, under these Terms to any third party at any time without your consent.
14.5 These Terms have been drafted in English and have been translated in other languages. In the event of any discrepancy between the English and the translated texts, the English text shall prevail and be used to solve doubts of interpretation.
Please report any violations of the Terms to IYF via the online contact form.