Terms and Conditions

Last reviewed: February 1st, 2021

Introduction

Welcome to Heppies. These terms apply to contributors of content (“contributors”, “you”) and users (“users”, “you”) of Heppies (“We”, “Us”, “the Website”, ” Service”, ”Site”). Please review the following terms and conditions and the attached privacy policy carefully before using our website or submitting content and ideas for publication. By using this service in any manner including browsing, accessing or submitting content and/or ideas to Heppies, you accept to be bound and to comply with the Terms set forth.

Definition. The Terms define what you may or may not do on the Website. These Terms and Conditions does not constitute an employment, agency, partnership, joint – venture agreement. The privacy policy defines our practices related to the collection, use and storage of users’ data and information, please click here to read the whole policy. 

These terms apply to all users of the Service and all contributors of the content, including articles, pictures, videos, text, information, ideas, and other materials. 

Age. By using this service you acknowledge to be the age of 18 or over in the U.S, or above the age of consent under applicable laws of the country in which you reside. We do not collect information from minors, if you know of any minor using our website, please reach out to legal@heppies.com immediately.

Changes to the terms. We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time without sending prior notice to you. The date of any change is effective on the date mentioned on top of this page, as “last reviewed”. Please review regularly these terms to stay up to date with the current terms. Using this website in any manner, including browsing or submitting content and ideas, means that you accept all the changes and agree to abide by all of them.

Alteration and suspension of the service. We may, in our sole discretion, alter, suspend or interrupt the service, its functionalities, including content and layouts, at any time, temporarily or permanently, with or without any prior notice to you. Heppies will not be liable for these actions to users, contributors or any third parties. 

  1. Intellectual Property and Copyright Protection

Unless specifically indicated on the Site, the content on this Site belongs to Heppies, advertisers or affiliates. All our content including but not limited to articles, pictures, illustrations, artworks, videos, text, information, is protected under the copyright laws of the European Union, the United States and under international copyright laws and regulations. 

You may not copy, reproduce, modify, publish, display, translate, adapt, print, reproduce, create derivative or collective works from our content published on this Site unless specifically authorized by Us. Except, ‘fair use”, any other use of our materials is subject to prior written approval from us. You can submit a request at legal@heppies.com.

Third party content. Third party content appearing on this website is protected by copyright laws, the use of that content is solely determined by that third party terms and conditions, please read them carefully before using their services.

  1. Content submission

You can submit content for publication on Heppies, through email at hello@heppies.com . The content (“materials”) includes but is not limited to articles, pictures, illustrations, artworks, videos, text, information, written opinions, information, ideas, feedback, data and other materials.

We reserve the right not to use or publish the content you submit, and, if published, to remove the content from the Site and our databases, at our own discretion. 

You acknowledge that We and/or our Partners receive a lot of submissions and may develop content similar, or identical, to your submission.

You understand that you do not acquire any ownership in our content and/or website by licencing and granting permission to use your content. 

You are solely responsible for the articles, pictures, illustrations, artworks, videos, text, information, written opinions, information, ideas, feedback, data and other materials that you submit.

The licence. When submitting content you grant Heppies a royalty-free, fully-paid, worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, sub-licensable, assignable, license and right to publish, display, modify, edit, adapt, alter, reproduce, translate, store the submitted content. We may, in our sole discretion, publish the content or newly created materials on our website, on social media, in newsletters, and in any media now or hereafter known. Any such use is with no compensation to you. We may use the submitted material for promotions and/or marketing, without prior notice to you.

We may alter the content you submit and you waive all “moral rights” related to the content. You waive any right to approve the use of the content by Us.

You agree to publish the licenced content solely on your website and social media, and not to licence it to third party websites or applications, unless agreed otherwise with Heppies. 

Warranties. By submitting the material you warrant that you have all rights including copyrights, intellectual property, privacy rights, in the content you submit, and that this content does not violate any law or third party rights. You affirm and warrant that you are the sole and exclusive owner and have the right and full power to authorize and licence the materials to us through the submission. 

You warrant that the contributed content is not confidential.

You warrant that the submitted material is true, accurate, correct, reliable.

If the submitted content relates to an individual person, you represent that you have all the necessary written permissions, consents and rights to licence, use and publish the personal information of that person such as name, likeness, pictures, locations, their story, and/or their life facts.

You warrant not to:

  • Submit misleading and/or false information
  • Submit copyright protected material 
  • Submit personal data and/or material without prior consent from the person or/and people described
  • Infringe any law 
  • Transfer any viruses or destructive code, files and other items that damage our and/or our users’ software or hardware functioning
  • Submit spam
  • Be a minor

Personal information. By submitting your content you consent and allow the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by Heppies. Your personnel information may be transferred to servers located outside of the European Union or the United States, and by submitting the content you agree to such export of data. Please read more about our privacy policy by clicking here.

Responsability. By submitting the content you fully discharge and release Heppies harmless from any liability to third parties, related to the content.  You will be held responsible for any breach of the warranties, and indemnify us for any harm and consequences resulting from any violation and/or neglect of the above warranties. You will compensate us with all losses, legal fees and other expenses.

Sponsored content. We may post sponsored or promotional materials. If you are connected with a business that wants to publish content promoting their activities please reach out to sponsored@heppies.com 

  1. Copyright infringement

We respect and value copyright laws and regulations, and provide all efforts to ensure those are protected for our content but also the content of others. If you are a copyright owner and have good reasons to believe that your content has been infringed please notify us by submitting a statement in good faith and under penalty of perjury, with legal@heppies.com . We will put best efforts to remedy the situation, we may inquire on the infringing content, will delete the content if it effectively is infringing your rights and may take further actions.

  1. Security

Infringing our website’s system stability and security is prohibited. Any actions that damage our and/or our users’ software or hardware functioning are strongly prohibited. These include but are not limited to uploading viruses, Trojan Horses, destructive files and similar items, “crawling”, unauthorized access to our or third party systems and data. You agree to comply with these requirements.

  1. Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability

Heppies do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, continuity of the content and information appearing on Our Site. The content and information are available “As Is”. You use the Site at your sole risk. The errors may or may not be corrected, at our sole discretion. 

We do not warranty and / or guarantee the fitness, quality, information related to any third party products or information that are described or are advertised on the site through sponsored content, advertisement banners linked to this site, affiliate marketing and/or similar operations, text, articles. We do not endorse third party information published on our Site. We are not a party in your transactions with third parties linking to the site, described on this site, or related to this site in any manner. Your relationship with such Third Parties is determined by their Terms and Conditions that you should read carefully prior to visiting their websites and doing transactions with them. We are not a party in those transactions.

We are not responsible for legal, financial opinions or conclusions you may have from reading our content.

Even though we may express our opinions, nothing you read on the Site should be construed as legal, medical, financial, psychological or similar advice. If you need such advice, you should consult a professional in that field. 

We do not warrant that the service is and will be secure, free of viruses, “Trojan Horses”, and/or any other destructive items.

We do not warranty against unauthorized access to and/or alterations of your transmissions or data.

We are not liable and will be held harmless from damages arising from the Site and/or these terms, including but not limited to interruptions, losses of revenue, damages, indirect damages, loss of and/or unauthorized access to your data, viruses and destructive items damaging your software or hardware, errors on this website.

  1. Indemnification

Heppies and its employees, Directors and affiliates (“We”) will not be held liable or responsible for your use or misuse of the Service and its content. You will indemnify us of any expenses, costs, damages, attorney fees, resulting from your violation of these Terms & Conditions. 

In no circumstances, Heppies aggregate liability in connection with the Website, or these terms, should exceed the amount you paid for the use of our site, and should NOT EXCEED $50.

  1. Third party links and affiliates

You access third party sites linking to our website at your sole risk. As described above we do not warranty and / or guarantee the fitness, quality, information related to any third party articles, products described, advertised or sold on the site through sponsored content, advertisement banners linked to this site, articles, affiliate marketing and/or similar operations. We do not endorse third party information published on our Site. We are not a party in your transactions with third parties linking to the site, described on this site, or related to this site in any manner. Your relationship with such Third Parties is solely determined by their Terms and Conditions that you should read carefully prior to visiting their websites and doing transactions with them. We are not a party in those transactions.

  1. Severability

If any provision of these Terms is declared invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remainder of the Terms will be valid and enforceable.

  1. Governing Law

These terms shall be governed by and be interpreted in accordance with the laws of the European Union. Any dispute between you and us shall be submitted for arbitration in Warsaw, Poland. Poland is the exclusive jurisdiction for any action related to these terms and conditions. 

  1. Contact

Email contact: legal@heppies.com


Most importantly, we love having you here and hope you have fun. We appreciate all and any feedback, that you can submit any time at: hello@heppies.com