Welcome to VeganVenues
A. Legal information
A. Legal information
VeganVenues is owned, established, and published through a private entity. (Hereinafter referred to as 'P.E.')
VeganVenues is hosted, build, and supported by Best4U Group B.V.
7201 DD Zutphen
0575 512 125
Last update: February 2021
The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and any or all Agreements: “Client”, “You”, "visitor", "User", and “Your” refers to you, the person or company accessing this website and accepting the Company’s terms and conditions. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We”, “Our” and “Us”, "The Website", "P.E.", "VeganVenues" "veganvenues.com" refers to our publication. “Party”, “Parties”, "Company" or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves, or either the Client or ourselves.
2. Definition of the VeganVenues platform
The VeganVenues website is a free platform that gives the User the possibility to find and add vegan locations in addition to other functionalities. VeganVenues allows the User to search for venues in a distraction-free environment, with a strong focus on its functionality. In return, it creates free gain of exposure for the vegan venues which can lead to more traffic/clients for the venue owner. In that respect, VeganVenues only acts as an intermediary when the User visits and/or attends a location. VeganVenues is a community-based platform which content is amplified by the 'vegan' community and/or establishments and companies maintaining a vegan target audience.
2.2 Free of use and charging
The services offered on the VeganVenues website are free of charge. It is free to search and add locations, for visitors including restaurant owners, franchise holders, supermarkets, entrepreneurs, content creators, press agencies, etc. To use The VeganVenues website, no registration for visitors and /or companies is acquired.
Rates may be charged if changes are made to the services offered, the evolution of the network, the technology (mobile apps), and/or legal requirements. Users will be duly informed about this by means of an addition to these Terms and Conditions and/or by the addition of special conditions concerning the paid services on the VeganVenues website.
2.3 Business opportunities
The VeganVenues website enables advertisement space on the VeganVenues website which is not free of charge and maintains (in consultation) competitive fees.
The possibility to add multiple locations (e.g. franchises, supermarkets) performed by the VeganVenues website at request can be charged by competitive handling fees.
VeganVenues is a free platform and its goal is to serve a bigger growing community. Therefore VeganVenues allows receiving donations for the sole purpose of continuity, improvement of user experiences and functionality, and development of future (mobile) apps. Donations are collected and managed by the VeganVenues website.
3. Development and changes
All information that can be found on the VeganVenues can be changed at any time, taking into account the interactivity of the website, without this being the responsibility of the VeganVenues website. In view of the specific characteristics of the internet, the VeganVenues website does not guarantee the continuity of the service but keeps it under an obligation of effort.
4. Websites and third parties
4.1 Services offered by third parties
Users acknowledge that the VeganVenues website can redirects to third parties via two ways, a Google Map implemented functionality and an external website link of venues/advertisers. Each location on the VeganVenues website refers to, for example, a restaurant, food stall, franchise and/or organization.
4.2 Links to third party websites
5. Content management
5.2 Users remain the ability to upload, and/or extract (visual) content from third-party websites, devices, and other content platforms. In case of copyright infriction, the VeganVenues website is not liable if use is not allowed by the owner. By sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org the owner is capable to request the removal concerning the (visual) content.
6. Request and report
6.1 Reporting a venue
The Visitor and/ or Company can report venues that no longer exist. Companies (Restaurant owners, brands or venues, etc.) have a parent position when it comes to requests for changes in the text, imagery, and/or complete removal of the VeganVenues website.
Each Visitor and /or Company who has added a location may later request that this location be removed by sending an e-mail to email@example.com. When We are informed that a restaurant has been closed or changed to a non-vegan menu, all content for that location will be removed. Users can be contacted by Us by e-mail to verify the authenticity of their assessment. A location can be forwarded to a partner website of Us and can be published on that website. VeganVenues will attempt to respond to requests and reports as soon as possible. No claim can be made about the response time of emails in any case.
6.2 Review of location additions
Location (venues) additions may be (partial) deleted for the following reasons:
-If requested by the venue owner;
-if turns out the venue is not vegan or has not at least 1 vegan option(s) on the menu;
-if We are of the opinion that his civil or criminal liability can be held liable;
-if the location content or the elements about the identity of the author contain insults or incidents;
-if the text of the location content contains random characters or sequences of meaningless words;
-if the location Content is not related to the restaurant being assessed;
-if the location Content contains a (possible) violation of the intellectual property rights of a third party;
-if the assessment creates conflicts of interest or deceit, or if We believe that it could generate such conflicts or deception;
-if the text of the location Content is so badly written that it is incomprehensible;
-if the text and/ or imagery of the location Content is inappropriate;
-if the location Content contains personal information or elements that could lead to identity theft, in particular, the first or last name of persons who are not public persons, a telephone number, a postal address, or an e-mail address;
-if the location Content is clearly spam.
7. Rating and Reviews
8. Content Liability
We shall have no responsibility or liability for any content appearing on your Web site. You agree to indemnify and defend us against all claims arising out of or based upon your Website. No link(s) may appear on any page on your Web site or within any context containing content or materials that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.
the VeganVenues website declines all responsibility for all damage or losses related to the use or inability to use the VeganVenues website, except for exceptions provided for by law.
Users expressly acknowledge that the photos on the VeganVenues website are not contractual. If agreed with the relevant party.
the VeganVenues website can not guarantee that the information provided is detailed, complete, verified, or correct. The venue details, information, restaurant pages, and the complete content displayed on the VeganVenues website is provided 'as is', without any express or implied warranty of any kind whatsoever.
The parameters of the real-time location functionality depend partly on the information provided and/or entered by the venue. That information may not match reality. In this way, for example, and not exclusively, Users acknowledge and accept that VeganVenues can not be held liable in any case if the venue closes the doors, for whatever reason, or if the expectation(s) do not comply, for which reason. In the same way and for the same reasons Users accept that Soul Trek Ventures is in no way liable if a venue does not apply a product or special menu, for whatever reason.
9. Intellectual Ownership
All moral and material intellectual property rights concerning the content and information on the Vegan Venues website belong to the VeganVenues website, with the exception of the rights belonging to third parties and of which Vegan Venues has obtained the necessary rights or permissions.
Unless otherwise stated, the VeganVenues website and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on VeganVenues. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may view and/or print pages from https://veganvenues.com for your own personal use subject to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.
You must not:
-Republish material from https://veganvenues.com;
-Sell, rent, or sub-license material from https://veganvenues.com;
-Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from https://veganvenues.com;
-Redistribute content from Vegan Venues (unless content is specifically made for redistribution).
The rights granted to the User for the purpose of using the Vegan Venues website and the services offered by the VeganVenues website do not imply any transfer or consent with regard to the management or use of any element of the Vegan Venues website.
9.3 Protection of all elements: trademarks, designs, logos, hyperlinks, information, icons, etc.
All elements (brands, designs, texts, hyperlinks, logos, images, videos, sound elements, software, layout, databases, codes, icons, etc.) on the Vegan Venues website and social media channels are protected by national and international legislation on intellectual ownership. Those elements remain the exclusive property of the VeganVenues website and/or its partners.
9.4 Prohibition of use without permission and sanctions
Users may not, without the prior written consent of the VeganVenues website and/or its partners, reproduce, present, republish, redistribute, adapt, translate and/or modify information of the Vegan Venues website, in whole or in part, or transfer such data to another medium.
Users acknowledge and understand that non-compliance with the provisions of this Article is a violation that can be sanctioned by civil and criminal law.
10. Hyperlinking to our Content
Organizations may link to our home page, to publications, or to other Web site information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party's site.
We will approve link requests from these organizations if we determine that: (a) the link would not reflect unfavorably on us or our accredited businesses (for example, trade associations or other organizations
representing inherently suspect types of business, such as work-at-home opportunities, shall not be allowed to link); (b)the organization does not have an unsatisfactory record with us; (c) the benefit to us from
the visibility associated with the hyperlink outweighs the absence of and (d) where the link is in the context of general resource information or is otherwise consistent with editorial content in a newsletter or similar product furthering the mission of the organization.
These organizations may link to our home page, to publications, or to other Web site information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement, or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party's site.
If you are among the organizations listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our website, you must notify us by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name, your organization name, contact information (such as a phone number and/or e-mail address) as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Web site, and a list of the URL(s) on our site to which you would like to link. Allow 2-3 weeks for a response. No claim can be made about the response time of emails in any case.
Approved organizations may hyperlink to our Web site as follows:
By use of our corporate name; or
By use of the uniform resource locator (Web address) being linked to; or
By use of any other description of our Web site or material being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party's site.
No use of VeganVenues’s logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.
Without prior approval and express written permission, you may not create frames around our Web pages or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our Web site.
10.4 Reservation of Rights
We reserve the right at any time and in its sole discretion to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our VeganVenues website. You agree to immediately remove all links to our VeganVenues website upon such request. We also reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions and its linking policy at any time. By continuing to link to our VeganVenues website, you agree to be bound to and abide by these linking terms and conditions.
10.5 Removal of links from our website
If you find any link on our VeganVenues website or any linked website objectionable for any reason, you may contact us about this. We will consider requests to remove links but will have no obligation to do so or to respond directly to you. Whilst we endeavor to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date. No claim can be made about the response time of emails in any case.
11. Other provisions
Soul Trek Ventures can draw up a new provision with the aim of restoring the common will of the parties, as expressed in the original clause and in accordance with the applicable legislation.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties, and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law in respect of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose, and/or the use of reasonable care and skill). Nothing in this disclaimer will:
limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer or in relation to the subject matter of this disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.
To the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.
13. Definitions and policy
To enrich and perfect your online experience, VeganVenues does not use "Cookies" to achieve this. The VeganVenues website remains 'lightweight' by the design of its framework. The VeganVenues website is meant as a free tool for the user, and to gain free exposure for venues. It has no intent to gather or analyze data like similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising, and store your preferences on your computer.
14.2 Cookies and other web technologies
At http: // www.allaboutcookies.org and http://www.youronlinechoices.com/, you will also find more information about cookies in general, including how you can see which cookies are installed on your (mobile) device and how you can manage and delete them.
To identify your browser when you visit our site again, save and remember the preferences that you have indicated on your previous visit. For example: when you have registered on our site, the cookies ensure that we can remember your login details so that you do not have to enter these details again and again.
To match your browsing experience and the content on our site to your needs. For example: when you visit a webpage, we, our service providers, or our partners automatically install a cookie to recognize your browser when using the internet so that we can show information that may be of interest to you.
To measure and document the effectiveness of certain functions, offers, and electronic communications (by determining which e-mails you have opened and whether you clicked on a link in the e-mail message).
Geolocation and other information received from your mobile devices: we may collect information about your location with your consent if your mobile device is configured to send that type of information to the Veganvenues website (see the privacy settings of your mobile device). For example, we may use this information to display vegan venues in your area. You can change the privacy settings of your mobile device at any time and disable the location data sharing feature with the browser you are using. Disabling location data sharing can, however, affect some features of the website. Consult the manufacturer of your mobile device for help with privacy settings.
15. Personal Data
VeganVenues does not collect the personal data of users. The visitor and/or the Company who added a location remains anonymous.
16. Data analysis
Unlike most website operators, VeganVenues does not collect non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.
VeganVenues will not release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
VeganVenues also never collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://veganvenues.com blog posts. On top of that, We have chosen to unable personal user accounts, commenting, and/or reviews on this platform.
17. Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to VeganVenues’s websites choose to interact with VeganVenues in ways that require VeganVenues to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that VeganVenues gathers depend on the nature of the interaction. For example, depending on which web browser a visitor uses, it may ask visitors their current location for optimal use of the map functionality. VeganVenues is not gathering location data, although a web browser or navigation website/app can, please read the applicable user terms of the party or application.
18. Aggregated Statistics
VeganVenues does not collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. VeganVenues does not display this information publicly or provide it to others. VeganVenues will ongoing improve the overall functionality and user experience of the website. Although VeganVenues does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
21. Links To External Sites
22. Affiliate Disclosure
The VeganVenues website may use affiliate links and does earn a commission from certain links. This does not affect your purchases or the price you may pay.
Users guarantee that they are fully aware of the properties and limitations of the internet. In particular, they acknowledge that it is impossible to guarantee absolute protection of data transmitted by Users via the internet. the VeganVenues website can not be held liable for possible incidents arising from the transfer of these data.
The Users undertake to indemnify the VeganVenues website for the costs that the VeganVenues website incurs by the User in a claim or dispute, legal or otherwise, in relation to the use of the services described herein, and indemnifies the VeganVenues website from any condemnation in the event of legal proceedings.
In any case, Users expressly acknowledge and accept that they use the VeganVenues website at their own risk and on their own responsibility.
All Users may submit a complaint or objection in the case of unlawful elements that are published on the VeganVenues website.
If Users are of the opinion that elements or content published on veganvenues.com may be unlawful and/or infringe the acquired copyright, they must immediately inform Us here by sending an e-mail to email@example.com and choose report as the subject, supplemented with all available evidence to support the property right. After that procedure has been followed, and after the correctness of the report has been checked, we will make every effort to remove the illegal content as quickly as possible.
the VeganVenues website acts as an intermediary in providing services to Users. Therefore, the VeganVenues website can not be held criminally liable for the information stored on the VeganVenues and/or its other channels. If the company was not aware of the unlawful activity or information (including imagery/text, location Content, Restaurant Data, etc.) or if it immediately took action to remove or block access to that data.
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