Welcome, and thanks for using BDPV services and apps! When you use our products and services, you're agreeing to our terms, so please take a few minutes to read over the User Agreement below.

1. Introduction

Last revised on August 04, 2016

1.1 Agreement

When you use our Services, you are entering into a legal agreement and you agree to all of these terms.

You also agree to our Privacy Policy, which covers how we collect, use, share, and store your personal information.

You agree that by clicking “Join Now” “Join BDPV”, “Sign Up” or similar, registering, accessing or using our services (including BDPV, SlideShare, Pulse, our related mobile apps, developer platforms, premium services, or any content or information provided as part of these services, collectively, “Services”), you are entering into a legally binding agreement with ASSO BDPV.

This “Agreement” includes this User Agreement and the Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Agreement, do NOT click “Join Now” (or similar) and do not access or otherwise use any of our Services.

Registered users of our Services are “Members” and unregistered users are “Visitors”. This Agreement applies to both.

2. Obligations

2.1. Notices and Service Messages

You're okay with us using our websites, mobile apps, and email to provide you with important notices. This Agreement applies to mobile applications as well. Also, you agree certain additional information can be shared with us.

If the contact information you provide isn't up to date, you may miss out on these notices.

You agree that we may provide notices to you in the following ways: (1) a banner notice on the Service, or (2) an email sent to an address you provided, or (3) through other means including mobile number, telephone, or mail. You agree to keep your contact information up to date.

Please review your BDPV settings to control and limit what kind of messages you receive from us.

3. Rights and Limits

3.1. Your License to BDPV

You own all of the content, feedback, and personal information you provide to us, but you also grant us a non-exclusive license to it.

We'll honor the choices you make about who gets to see your information and content.

You promise to only provide information and content that you have the right to share, and that your BDPV profile will be truthful.

As between you and BDPV, you own the content and information that you submit or post to the Services and you are only granting BDPV the following non-exclusive license: A worldwide, transferable and sublicensable right to use, copy, modify, distribute, publish, and process, information and content that you provide through our Services, without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or others. These rights are limited in the following ways:

  • a. You can end this license for specific content by deleting such content from the Services, or generally by closing your account, except for the reasonable time it takes to remove from backup and other systems.
  • b. We will get your consent if we want to give others the right to publish your content beyond the Service. However, other Members and/or Visitors may access and share your content and information, consistent with your settings and degree of connection with them.
  • c. Because you own your content and information and we only have non-exclusive rights to it, you may choose to make it available to others, including under the terms of a Creative Commons license.

You agree that we may access, store and use any information that you provide in accordance with the terms of the Privacy Policy and your privacy settings.

By submitting suggestions or other feedback regarding our Services to BDPV, you agree that BDPV can use and share (but does not have to) such feedback for any purpose without compensation to you.

You also agree that your profile information will be truthful.

3.2. Service Availability

BDPV is not a storage service. You agree that we have no obligation to store, maintain or provide you a copy of any content or information that you or others provide.

3.3. Limits

We have the right to limit how you connect and interact on our Services.

We're providing you notice about our intellectual property rights.

BDPV reserves the right to limit your use of the Services. BDPV reserves the right to restrict, suspend, or terminate your account if BDPV believes that you may be in breach of this Agreement or law or are misusing the Services.

BDPV reserves all of its intellectual property rights in the Services. For example, BDPV, the BDPV logos and other BDPV trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used in connection with BDPV are trademarks or registered trademarks of BDPV. Other trademarks and logos used in connection with the Services may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

4 Disclaimer and Limit of Liability

4.1. No Warranty

This is our disclaimer of legal liability for the quality, safety, or reliability of our Services.

TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED UNDER LAW, BDPV (AND THOSE THAT BDPV WORKS WITH TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES) (A) DISCLAIM ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS (E.G. WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY OF DATA, AND NONINFRINGEMENT); (B) DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE SERVICES WILL FUNCTION WITHOUT INTERRUPTION OR ERRORS, AND (C) PROVIDE THE SERVICE (INCLUDING CONTENT AND INFORMATION) ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS.

SOME LAWS DO NOT ALLOW CERTAIN DISCLAIMERS, SO SOME OR ALL OF THESE DISCLAIMERS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

4.2. Exclusion of Liability

These are the limits of legal liability we may have to you.

TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER LAW (AND UNLESS BDPV HAS ENTERED INTO A SEPARATE WRITTEN AGREEMENT THAT SUPERSEDES THIS AGREEMENT), BDPV (AND THOSE THAT BDPV WORKS WITH TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES) SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR OTHERS FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY LOSS OF DATA, OPPORTUNITIES, REPUTATION, PROFITS OR REVENUES, RELATED TO THE SERVICES (E.G. OFFENSIVE OR DEFAMATORY STATEMENTS, DOWN TIME OR LOSS, USE OR CHANGES TO YOUR INFORMATION OR CONTENT).

THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS PART OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN YOU AND BDPV AND SHALL APPLY TO ALL CLAIMS OF LIABILITY (E.G. WARRANTY, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, CONTRACT, LAW) AND EVEN IF BDPV HAS BEEN TOLD OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGE, AND EVEN IF THESE REMEDIES FAIL THEIR ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.

SOME LAWS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THESE LIMITS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

5. Termination

We can each end this Agreement anytime we want.

BDPV or You may terminate this Agreement at any time with notice to the other. On termination, you lose the right to access or use the Services.

6. Complaints Regarding Content

We respect the intellectual property rights of others. We require that information posted by Members be accurate and not in violation of the intellectual property rights or other rights of third parties.