2. Information about us
ChangeX is a platform of proven ideas for anyone who wants to strengthen their community. ChangeX allows people to discover proven ideas and provides all the information and support they need to get these ideas up and running in their local communities. On the Website people can sign up to use services we provide to make it easier to get an idea up and running in a local community like connecting to a network of change makers, setting up their own pages for their local projects, downloading guides to the promoted ideas, getting direct support from the ChangeX team or posting questions and other content to the website. ChangeX International is an Irish registered company with charitable status (Company number: 555232, Registered Charity number: 21264) and have our registered office at Dogpatch Labs, CHQ Building, IFSC, Dublin Docklands, Dublin 1.
3. Accessing our Website
Access to our Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our Website without notice. We do not guarantee that our Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on the Website without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website, to users who have registered with us.
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of the Terms.
You are responsible for making all arrangement necessary for you to have access to the Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms, and that they comply with them.
4. Intellectual property rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Website (except where specifically identified as third party content), and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws around the world. All such rights are reserved.
In respect of all material that you submit to or post on the Website, you grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty free licence to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute such materials in any media, together with the right to sub-license such rights solely for the purposes provided on the Website.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on the Website must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the materials on the Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
5. Reliance on information posted
Commentary and other materials posted on the Website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to the Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
We are not an investment company and we do not provide advice of any nature, including without limitation investment, legal, accounting, finance, due diligence, acquisition or banking advice. You are responsible for undertaking any investigation and due diligence into the nature of any matter, including without limitation any investment, subscription or acquisition of the whole or part of any undertaking or asset, which may come to your attention as a result of accessing our site.
6. Use by minors and user identity
The use of our Website by minors under the age of 16 is subject to the consent of their parent or guardian. We advise parents, guardians or other responsible adults who permit children to use the Internet that it is important that they communicate with children about their safety online.
ChangeX is a community that emphasises the open sharing of ideas with friends. To maintain a safe environment for this, we require users to provide their real identity when creating a profile so that other users know who they are sharing with.
However, it is impossible for us to determine with any degree of certainty whether any user is in fact the person he or she represents to be. Accordingly, we accept no liability for the actual identity of any user. You are solely responsible for verifying the actual identity of other users.
7. Our Website changes regularly
We aim to update the Website regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
8. Our liability
The material displayed on the Website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy.
To the extent permitted by law, we, and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
Nothing in this Section 8 affects our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
9. Information about you and your visits to the Website
10. Restricted uses
You may use our Website only for lawful purposes. You may not use our Website:
11. Transactions concluded through our site
Contracts formed through the Website or as a result of visits made by you are governed by the terms and conditions of such contracts which shall solely be a matter between you and the other parties to such contract(s) and we shall not any way be responsible for or warrant any matter concerning such contracts. The desirability of entering into such contracts and the enforceability of such contracts shall solely be a matter for you to decide.
12. Payment processing services
Payment processing services for users on ChangeX are provided by Stripe and are subject to the Stripe Connected Account Agreement, which includes the Stripe Terms of Service (collectively, the “Stripe Services Agreement”). By agreeing to the Terms or continuing to operate as a user on ChangeX, you agree to be bound by the Stripe Services Agreement, as the same may be modified by Stripe from time to time. As a condition of ChangeX enabling payment processing services through Stripe, you agree to provide ChangeX accurate and complete information about you and your business, and you authorize ChangeX to share it and transaction information related to your use of the payment processing services provided by Stripe.
13. Content Standards
These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our Website and to any interactive services associated with them. You must comply with the spirit as well as the letter, of the following standards. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole. Contributions must:
14. Uploading material to our site
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to the Website, or to make contact with other users of the Website, you must comply with all applicable laws and the Content Standards set out at Section 12. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with applicable laws and our Content Standards, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.
Any material you upload to our Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to the Website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of the Website.
We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on the Website if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the Content Standards (see Section 12 above) and we shall inform you of any such removal within a reasonable period of time.
15. Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other material which is malicious or technologically harmful or similar computer codes designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
By breaching this provision, you may be committing a criminal offence under the Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act 2001, the Criminal Damage Act 1991 and the Criminal Justice Act 2011 or any other applicable legislation. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
16. Suspension and termination
We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of the Terms through your use of our Website. When a breach of the Terms has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate. Failure to comply with the Terms constitutes a material breach of the terms upon which you are permitted to use our Website, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:
You agree to indemnify us and keep us indemnified (including our directors, agents, servants and employees) against all losses, costs, charges, demands, proceedings, damages, actions, expenses and claims howsoever incurred by us as a result of your use of this Website or a breach by you of any of these Terms. In the event that your contributions infringe any rights of any third party, you shall, at your own expense and at your discretion, either obtain the right to use such contribution or render such contribution free of any infringement.
18. Linking to the Website
You may link to our Website via the home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
The Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website other than the homepage. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out at Section 12. If you wish to make any use of material on the Website other than that set out above, please address your request to Dogpatch Labs, CHQ Building, IFSC, Dublin Docklands, Dublin 1 or at [email protected].
19. Links from the Website
Where the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
20. Refer-a-friend platform
21. Mailing list
We operate a mailing list in accordance with our Privacy and Cookies Statement. By opting to be placed on the mailing list, you agree to receive communications from ChangeX which may include newsletters and updates. You may choose to unsubscribe from the mailing list at any time by contacting ChangeX directly at Dogpatch Labs, CHQ Building, IFSC, Dublin Docklands, Dublin 1 or at [email protected]ex.org.
If we fail to insist upon strict performance of any of our obligations under any of these Terms, or if we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled under these Terms, this shall not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and shall not relieve you from compliance with such obligations. A waiver by us of any default shall not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default. No waiver by us of any of your obligations under these Terms shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and is communicated to you in writing.
23. Jurisdiction and applicable law
The Irish courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to the Website although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.
If any of these Terms are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to the extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.
25. Contact us
If you have any concerns about material which appears on our Website, please contact us at Dogpatch Labs, CHQ Building, IFSC, Dublin Docklands, Dublin 1 or at [email protected].
Thank you for visiting our Website.