By registering to the HumHub Community, users and HumHub GmbH & Co. KG conclude a contract with the following provisions:
b.) The use of the HumHub Community is free of charge.
3. The scope of services and accessibility of the HumHub Community
a.) The HumHub Community serves the users for the translation of the software HumHub offered by HumHub GmbH & Co. KG. Users should exchange information with others and share the content with a broad and open user base. The services provided by the Community include, among other things, the possibility for registered users to post different contents such as images or texts, to evaluate, comment on or vote on other users' contents.
b.) HumHub GmbH & Co. KG is constantly striving to further develop the Community and adapt it to the requirements of the users. The website, therefore, represents a current state of development. However, users have no claim to the offer remaining unchanged in its content and scope or having certain functionalities. Likewise, there is no claim that the offer is always available and functions error-free.
4. Third-party offers
a.) HumHub GmbH & Co. KG reserves the right to cooperate with third parties. If users use the offers of third parties, HumHub GmbH & Co. KG neither contractual partner nor subcontractor. The terms and conditions of the third party apply. Obligations on the part of HumHub GmbH & Co. KG do not exist in this context.
b.) HumHub GmbH & Co. KG does not use any third party analysis and advertising tools in the Community and will not do so in the future.
c.) HumHub GmbH & Co. KG does not advertise third parties, for example in the form of advertising banners or overlays, in the community and will not do so in the future.
d.) HumHub GmbH & Co. KG does not give e-mail addresses to third parties for advertising purposes, especially not for direct marketing purposes.
5. Obligations of the users
a.) Users undertake to fill in the information required for registration truthfully. Furthermore, users refrain from giving false information which could harm the personal rights of third parties.
b.) Users assure that the contents posted by them, in whatever form, do not infringe the copyright of third parties. The user is responsible for the contents provided by him. HumHub GmbH & Co. KG assumes no responsibility for these. This applies in particular to the possible infringement of copyrights and the correctness of the contents.
c.) Users agree not to post any content, in any form whatsoever, to the HumHub Community that violates applicable law and morality. This includes, but is not limited to:
d.) Users commit to behaving in a friendly and politically correct manner towards other users. This includes, but is not limited to:
e.) It is forbidden for users to spread advertising for offers of third parties.
f.) Users agree to act in accordance with the purpose of the HumHub Community stated under 3.a.). Religious, political or other discussions that are thematically distant from this purpose are not desired.
6. Multiple accounts, e-mail address, and passwords
a.) Each user may only register once at a time in the Community.
b.) If the user has forgotten his password, he can use the "Forgot password" feature to reset it. This process requires a valid e-mail address. The user is responsible for ensuring that his e-mail address is correct and up to date. Forgotten passwords will not be retrieved by employees of HumHub GmbH & Co. KG.
7. Rights of HumHub GmbH & Co. KG
8. Granting of rights
By creating content in the Community, the user grants HumHub GmbH & Co. KG a simple, temporally and spatially unlimited and free right to use the created contents in the context of the Community and the software HumHub. This right of use includes, in particular, the right to display the contents on the websites and software of the HumHub GmbH & Co. KG worldwide, to reproduce, distribute and transfer them to third parties. This right of use shall remain in force even after termination of the contract of use.
By granting these rights, the HumHub GmbH & Co. KG does not adopt the contents of the users in the sense of liability standards. The granting of rights merely serves to facilitate the administration and use of the contents during the operation of the Community and other websites as well as software of the HumHub GmbH & Co. KG.
9. Termination of the user relationship
b.) Users can terminate their membership in the HumHub community at any time through the profile settings.
c.) Should a user not be able to delete his account he can contact an employee of HumHub GmbH & Co. KG. The employees of the GmbH & Co. KG can be reached at the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
d.) If a user does not use the services of the community for more than one year, HumHub GmbH & Co. reserves the right to delete the user and his personal data without prior notice.
10. Limitation of liability
a.) The user acknowledges that HumHub GmbH & Co. KG is not liable for content that was not created by it.
b.) The HumHub GmbH & Co. KG is liable, with the exception of injury to life, body and health and violation of essential contractual obligations (cardinal obligations), only for damages that are attributable to intentional or grossly negligent conduct. This also applies to indirect consequential damages such as, in particular, loss of profit.
c.) The limitation of liability of these conditions also applies accordingly in favour of the employees and subcontractors of HumHub GmbH & Co. KG.
11. Release from liability
a.) Should HumHub GmbH & Co. KG have to answer for actions of the user (e.g. use of a copyrighted photo by a user), the user shall indemnify HumHub GmbH & Co. KG of all claims as well as the necessary costs which arise in connection with the defence of claims which third parties have against HumHub GmbH & Co. KG on the basis of an infringement of rights for which the user is responsible. The necessary costs include, in particular, court and legal.
b.) The user is also obliged to inform HumHub GmbH & Co. KG truthfully, immediately and completely about the infringement and about all circumstances, which are useful for the defence of the claims from the third party, and to leave necessary materials for this.
b.) Users are entitled to object to the changes. In case of contradiction, HumHub GmbH & Co. KG reserves the right to terminate the contract between the user and HumHub GmbH & Co. KG to terminate the existing contractual relationship with immediate effect.
13. Data protection
14. Applicable right
The contractual relations between HumHub GmbH & Co. KG and the user, the law of the Federal Republic of Germany is applicable, insofar as there are no mandatory regulations to the contrary.
15. Severability Clause
Should one or more of the provisions of this contract be or become invalid, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions. The contracting parties are obliged to replace the invalid provision by a valid provision with which the contractually desired result is best achieved.