Terms and Conditions
OPEN SOURCES FOUNDATION
At the same time, within the platform, it's possible that users gain access to the area where they can create or support projects, and there they will be subject to specific conditions.
FIRST: AIM OF THE SERVICE
GOTEO offers a service where registered users can access an open platform to suggest or support entrepreneurial, socially innovative and creative projects, as well as sharing among other platform users.
Every crowdfunding campaign published in Goteo that collects an amount equal to or greater than its minimum defined budget is subject to a commission of 4% of the total amount of money collected, for maintaining the project in the platform. That amount will be deducted from the total collected sum the moment the funds are transferred from our Foundation to the project promoter. Commissions for bank transactions and PayPal service will also be deducted at that time.
The 4% commission applies to the total sum collected by each project when they reach or exceed their minimum budget defined during their campaign(s), including the corresponding matchfunding (if any), as follows for the matchfunding calls.
For crowdfunding campaigns that do not reach their project’s minimum funding goals, Goteo’s service is subject to no cost.
Please review the details of our commissions in the FAQ.
GOTEO reserves the right to improve, modify, or eliminate, unilaterally and without prior notice, those services and/or contents of said Community following a wide range of criteria.
Requirement to use the platform correctly: The User agrees to use the platform in an adequate manner and not to use it for illicit activities or activities that go against good faith and legal compliance (in a merely orientative, and not exhaustive manner); to not cause harm to the physical and logical systems of the service provider, of their providers or third parties, to not introduce computer viruses or malware into the IT system or any other physical or logical systems that could be susceptible to causing the above-mentioned damage, without disregarding all those that could violate or harm the honour, privacy or the public image of people, intellectual property rights and all others belonging to a third party as a consequence of the transmission, dissemination, storing, making available, receiving, obtaining or accessing the content or image of third parties; engaging in unfair competition and illicit publicity as a consequence of the transmission, dissemination, storing, making available, receiving, obtaining or accessing the content; the lack of veracity, accuracy, completeness, pertinence and/or currency of the content, leaving the User, in all cases, independent from Goteo in the face of any reclamation, be it judicial or extra-judicial.
The user is the sole responsible of the content and files made available on the platform, and therefore commits to not publishing (or uploading) any file (i.e., video, audio, text, etc.) which could be subject to intellectual (or industrial) property rights or third parties, unless the legal owner of said rights has provided them with a formal license or authorisation compatible with the license in force on this platform.
GOTEO waives any responsibility for damages of any kind which might be caused by the content loaned or provided by any third party.
Use and Custody of the User name and Password The User agrees to make diligent use of the password and User name, and to maintain both secret. The confidentiality of the password will be an exclusive responsibility of the User, thus assuming any damages and costs of any kind derived from breaking this regulation or from revealing their password, as well as the misuse by a third party, as a consequence of their revealing their password.
Cancellation of Access, Services and Content GOTEO reserves the right to, at its own discretion, refuse, retire, suspend and/or block, at any time and without warning, access to the content and to the platform itself to those Users who fail to comply with these Conditions, also having the capacity to delete their account and all information and files relative to it, or, if the case might be, deny them access to those files or to the platform itself. GOTE will not be held responsible for the cancellation of access to the platform. GOTEO reserves the right to fully or partially limit the access of certain Users, as well as to cancel, suspend, block or delete certain kinds of content through the use of technological tools adequate to that effect, if it has reliable knowledge that the stored and/or disseminated data or activity is illicit or that it violates the assets or rights of a third party.
Furthermore, should the User consider this adequate, they will have the possibility of informing GOTEO of those contents/users that might be violating said conditions. Should GOTEO prove the veracity of these complaints, it will have power, according to what has been established in the preceding paragraphs, to delete/cancel offending contents/users.
Communication and notifications: All communication and notifications made will be considered effective when made to the email address provided by the User. The User explicitly recognises that said details have been provided by themselves and that they are fully veridic.
Leaving the platform: Should the User decide to leave the platform, they can do it by ticking the box provided for this purpose. In this case, their profile will be deleted, although the contents previously provided by the User will remain on the platform.
THIRD: INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY
The contents, as well as the data subject to the intellectual property of GOTEO or of the registered Users provided on the platform (unless there is an explicit statement to the contrary) can be reproduced, publicly communicated, transformed or freely extracted in part or in whole, by anyone, in any format, with no restriction of time or territory, for any further legitimate use, under the following conditions: Indication must always be made of the authorship, and the content must be shared under the same conditions of the Creative Commons 3.0 By - SA license, which is in force on this platform.
Furthermore, since this is a platform dedicated to the commons, a characteristic of the projects proposed and supported through it is the choice of open licenses, the choice of which is up to the User who wishes to propose a project to the members of Goteo.
Regarding the industrial property rights of this content, as well as trademarks, or any other distinctive sign, these are the property of GOTEO or of their legitimate owners, with all rights on them being reserved.
GOTEO will not be held responsible for any damages derived from the use of the contents, services and information included on this web site by the Users, or of the breach on behalf of the latter of any current legislation.
The full responsibility of the determination of the specific contents and services which minors can access belongs to the adults in charge of them. Access and use of the Platform by unauthorised minors is prohibited. GOTEO understands that, from the moment a minor accesses the Platform, they have the permission of their parents, their custodian, or their legal representative.
Since the Internet allows access to content which might be unsuitable for minors, Users are informed that there are mechanisms, specifically computer programmes for filtering and blocking, which allow the limitation of the contents available, and, even though they are not fail-safe, they are particularly useful to control and restrict the materials which minors can access.
FIFTH: COOKIES AND LINKS
GOTEO will not be held responsible for the external links which might be included on the platform, since it has no means of control on them. Therefore, the User accesses the content under their own responsibility and under the conditions of use imposed by them.
For this purpose, GOTEO has adopted the necessary measures to avoid the alteration, loss, treatment or unauthorised access to personal data, bearing in mind that, considering the current state of technology, the User should nevertheless be aware that online security measures are not fail-safe.
SEVENTH: DURATION AND TERMINATION
The duration of the platform is, in principle, indefinite. Nevertheless, GOTEO is authorised to terminate or suspend the platform at any time. When this becomes reasonably plausible, GOTEO will notify the Community of the termination or suspension, so that Users can retire their contents.
EIGHTH: APPLICABLE LEGISLATION
The current legislation will determine the laws which will be in force and the jurisdiction which should be informed of the relationship between GOTEO and the Users.