Terms of services

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The website checkthis.com is operated and managed by Checkthis Corporation (hereinafter referred to as “checkthis”), a Delaware corporation.
Access to the service

Access to the checkthis website is only permitted subject to acceptance of these general terms and conditions of use, which checkthis shall, however, be free to modify at any time. Any notification may be sent to the user by e-mail. Additional rules and lines of conduct shall be deemed to form an integral part of these general terms and conditions.

The user is therefore advised regularly to refer to the latest version of these terms and conditions, which are available at all times on this page.In the framework of the use made of the website, the user shall expressly refrain from:
  • Publishing any content and link that is illegal, harmful, threatening or improper, that constitutes harassment, that is defamatory, vulgar or obscene, that threatens another person’s privacy, or that is hateful, racist or in any other way reprehensible;
  • Publishing any content and link that contravenes the national and international laws in force;
  • Publishing any content and link that infringes any patent, registered trademark, manufacturing secret, intellectual property right or any other right of property belonging to other people;
  • Collecting and storing personal data relating to the other users.

Site content

Checkthis guarantees that the elements, services and functions placed at the user’s disposal comply substantially with the generally accepted standards if they are used in accordance with the instructions provided, and that the programs and all elements created by checkthis and made available to the user respect third parties’ rights and in general are not unlawful.

Checkthis is bound, in a general fashion, by an obligation to use all reasonable means to accomplish a desired result, without guaranteeing said result.

Checkthis shall under no circumstances be held liable for any direct and/or indirect loss or damage sustained by the user in the context of use of the website and/or the content thereof placed at his/her disposal. Likewise, checkthis shall only be liable for fraudulent misrepresentation or gross negligence attributable to it. It shall not be liable for fraudulent misrepresentation or gross negligence on the part of its agents, principals and as a general rule its implementing officers.

The user shall also hold checkthis harmless in the event of any claim, in one or other of the following cases:
  • Loss of opportunities or of business income linked to the functioning or non-functioning or use or non-use of the website, or of the content that is on it or should be on it;
  • Illegal or unauthorized intrusion of any third party in the checkthis webserver or website;
  • Temporary congestion of the bandwidth;
  • Break in the internet connection service for reasons beyond the control of checkthis.
The user accepts that the functions offered on the website are subject to change. This means that some functions may be removed and others added, without the user being able to regard access to a particular function as an acquired right. Likewise, checkthis alone shall decide on the expediency of inclusion or removal of a particular content presented on the website.

Your rights

The user shall own all user content that user contributes to the site, but hereby grants and agrees to grant checkthis a non-exclusive, worldwide license to use, copy, cache, publish, display, distribute and store such user content (“Content license”) in order to provide and promote the services.

Warranty disclaimer

Checkthis reserves the right, at any time and on any grounds whatsoever, to alter or temporarily or permanently discontinue all or part of the access to the website, without having to inform the user thereof beforehand. This will be the case, for example, in the event of website maintenance or a major change in the services and/or functions offered. Checkthis may not be held liable for any direct or indirect loss or damage associated with an alteration or suspension of or interruption in access to the website, for any reason whatsoever.

Copyright policy

The information, logos, drawings, brand names, models, slogans, graphic charts, etc. accessible through the website may be protected by intellectual and/or industrial property rights. Except where expressly authorized to this end by checkthis and/or the third party concerned, the user shall not be allowed to modify, reproduce, rent out, borrow, sell, distribute or create derived works based entirely or partially on the elements contained on the website. He is therefore not allowed (and may not authorize other people) to copy, modify or create a derived work, reverse the design or assembly or attempt in any other way to find the source code, sell, grant, sublicense or transfer in any way whatsoever, any right relating to the website and its content.

Your personal data

The party responsible for the processing of your personal data is Checkthis Corporation. Any questions concerning registration and the processing of your personal data can be sent by e-mail to: hello@checkthis.com

By sending your personal data to checkthis, you expressly authorize us to process this information for the purposes specified below.Checkthis processes your data in accordance with the national and international provisions, including the Belgian law of 8 December 1992 on the protection of privacy with regard to the processing of personal data, amended by the law of 11 December 1998.

The data collected are included in checkthis computer files and will be processed with a view to:
  • User management;
  • The management and organisation of the services offered;
  • To improve the quality of the services offered;
  • To inform you of new services and products from checkthis.
Checkthis undertakes to protect the security of your personal data and implements the security procedures and technologies needed to avoid unauthorised access to and use and disclosure of your personal data. Personal data are stored on restricted-access computer systems installed in premises subject to surveillance.

You can indicate your opposition to the processing of your personal data at any time, giving a serious and legitimate reason(s). It is also possible to configure your web browser to inform you of the creation of cookies or to prevent their creation (although some services requiring cookies will no longer be available).

Checkthis could be prompted to disclose your personal data at the request of a legal authority or in a bona fide course of action where it is deemed that this is required in order to comply with any law or regulations in force. Such would also be the case in the event of legal action brought against checkthis, in order to protect or defend the rights or assets of checkthis.

By means of a dated and signed written request, you also have the possibility, after giving proof of your identity (copy of identity card and of the articles of association, if necessary), of obtaining a written statement, free of charge, of the personal data concerning you, as well as, if need be, the correction of any particulars that are incorrect, incomplete or irrelevant.

A copy of the personal data will be sent to you at the latest 45 days after receipt of the request.

Competent tribunal

In the event of a dispute, Belgian law shall be applicable and the courts of the legal district of Brussels shall have exclusive jurisdiction.

Last modified on August 23, 2012
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