Terms of Use

As an avid reader and writer, which we know you are, why not start by reading our Terms?

The Widbook Platform (hereinafter referred to as "Widbook" or "Platform") is an easy and convenient way whereby the User (henceforth also referred to as "you"), who 13-years-old or older, can create, write, read, share, cooperate and publish books in an innovative and interactive way, whereas these "Terms and Conditions of Use" (hereinafter referred to as "Terms" or "Conditions") are not violated, as well as the other Platform policies, such as the Privacy Policy, Particular Conditions, among others (hereinafter referred to as "Policies"), and the applicable law system.

The Widbook Platform can be used to create texts in a completely innovative way, whose content can be freely chosen by you on any topic. Your work can be read and accessed by the Platform Users all around the world, if you would like it to be. To learn more about Widbook, watch the video here vimeo.com/42860220 .

For all members to be able to access the Platform for its intended use, we have defined some rules and rebulations below, to ensure a guarantee a clear relationship between the Widbook team and Platform members, as well as a clear relationship among members themselves. These Terms are written in English. In case of conflict with any other language, the English version will prevail.


1. Acceptance

These Terms and Conditions of Use regulate: (i) the use of the Widbook Platform since your registration, access and use of services; (ii) the Platform features; (iii) notifications; (iv) applications; (v) royalties and related publications (texts, data, messages, graphics, illustrations, sound and/or images files, photos, recordings, software, programming, events, and, in general, any kind of material, hereinafter together referred to as "Work" or "Content"); such as (vi) accustomed themes to rights of personality and other related information.

The use of the Platform assigns to you the condition of User and implies your full acceptance without reservation of all items presented in these Terms and Conditions of Use, in the published version at the moment of use. Thus, you should be aware of any eventual changes to the Terms, on each occasion when accessing the platform. To make it even easier, we will provide at the end of the document the date of the last update of each policy.

The use of certain Contents provided through the Platform is subject to particular conditions (hereinafter referred to as "Particular Conditions") which, as the case may be, replace, complement and/or change these Terms. The User therefore must read the related Particular Conditions previously to the access or use of them, when applicable. This way, every access to the Content subject to the Particular Conditions will express the User's unconditional acceptance to those conditions, based upon the published version at the moment of the access.

People who are younger than thirteen (13) years-old cannot use the Platform and their registration as a User will be automatically denied. People older than 13-years-old, but still under age, by the laws of their country, must read these Terms in the presence of their legal guardians, whom must be aware and in agreement with the use of the Platform by the minor.

By virtue of acceptance to these Terms of Use, the User declares to be aware and authorizes, to the fullest extent permitted by law, for any purpose, the use by Widbook of his names (natural and artistic), image, list of publications, among other content, even after deleting your account from the Platform, provided that their honor, good reputation and respectability are complied with. You understand and agree, thus, that Widbook may keep, but not display, distribute, or perform the server copies containing information and content that have been removed or deleted, unless the specific provisions to the contrary expressed herein.

The use of the Platform is also subject to all warnings, Privacy Policy and other instructions made available to the User, which complement the provisions of these Terms of Use as they do not oppose this.

Any questions, complaints, suggestions or comments can be sent by e-mail to legal@widbook.com

By using the Platform, you declare being aware of the present Terms and related Policies. These Terms may be changed; therefore it is important to verify the date of the last update. Please send any questions via e-mail to legal@widbook.com


2. Object

The Platform may be used for intellectual creation, performed individually or collectively, for sharing ideas or suggestions, for communication between the Users, as well as for the access to the Works available by the responsible Users in a completely innovative way, guaranteeing a unique experience to authors and readers, as per the main tools explained below.


3. Platform Tools

Widbook has several tools designed to assist the User in intellectual creation, as well as to encourage communication between the authors and their readers, including the possibility of a User suggesting content to another one, exchanging ideas, and turning the act of writing and sharing your stories with your readers and the reading itself into a unique experience.

3.1. Bookcase

You may include your own works and the works of others in your customized bookshelf (hereinafter, "Bookcase"). You can create as many Bookcases as you like.

If an author excludes a particular Work from the Platform or restricts the access in such a way that you are not entitled to view it, you will no longer be able to access it. Thus, we do not guarantee that the content will always be available on the Platform.

You will be able to choose whic h Users will have access to your Bookcase, or you may leave it open to the public, to your followers or restrict it just to yourself. In other words, you can choose whether some other User can have access to the books contained in your Bookcase or not.


3.2. Direct Interactions

Through the Platform, communication between the authors, co-authors and readers will become possible through chat or message. There will be two main ways to perform this direct interaction. See below.


3.2.1. Co-authors Chat

The co-authors chat will function as a "meeting" between those who are actively working on the Content edition of a particular book, facilitating communication and allowing for collaboration from everyone involved. This feature allows for brainstorming through the Platform among co-authors. The message history will be stored next to the related Content, so that the co-authors will have access to the conversation after logging off from the Platform, each time they log in again.


3.2.2. Sending a Direct Message to Another Author

It will also be possible for any User to forward messages directly to the author of the Work. The messages history will be stored in the User's account (the recipient of the message) so he or she will be able to access the conversation after logging off from the Platform and logging back in.


3.3. Bookmarks

When starting to read a book, you have the option to bookmark the page at any time, so that you can quickly and easily pick back up where you left off.

Inclusion of new chapters and other kinds of Work updates may happen at any time, even after its availability to Users. Anytime a change occurs to books in your Bookcase, we will do our due diligence to notify you about it.

WIDBOOK IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY MISTAKE, ABSENCE, DEFECT OR CHANGES THAT MAY OCCUR IN THE BOOKMARKS TOOL.


3.4. Highlighting Parts of the Work

That the Platform allows you to highlight the parts of the Work you find most relevant to make access to it easier. In other words, you will be able to separate and store on your profile, with eventual access to third parties if you wish, excerpts of your Work. Whenever a highlighted Work that is in your Bookcase is edited we will make an effort to notify you about it.

WIDBOOK IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY MISTAKE, ABSENCE, DEFECT OR CHANGES THAT MAY OCCUR IN THE TOOL, RELATED TO THE WORKS' HIGHLIGHTED PARTS.


3.5. Book and User Wall

Through the "Book Wall" tool, the Users will be able to quickly view information about the Works after its publication, such as the number of pages and chapters, co-authors, collaborators, number of Users who have it in their Bookcase, category and date of publication, among others.

In the "User Wall" tool, the User will be able to provide any information he considers relevant to his followers or to people who are authorized to have access to the content available there.

The author of the Work or publication may, by his own discretion, delete any of the entries listed in the Book Wall, provided that he is the author of the Work and/or the User profile's holder.

The use of the Platform assigns to you the condition of User and implies your full acceptance without reservation of all items presented in these Terms and Conditions of Use, in the published version at the moment of use. Thus, you should be aware of any eventual changes to the Terms, on each occasion when accessing the platform. To make it even easier, we will provide at the end of the document the date of the last update of each policy.


3.6. Collaboration

If you have interest in any Work and would like to make any suggestion to the Author, we encourage you to send your contributions directly to him, through the Platform, either by message, photo or video. If the author accepts your collaboration through the Platform, you will be mentioned on the Work as a collaborator. The suggestion will be available to other Users only after prior permission by the author. The author retains the right to reject any collaboration.

THROUGH THE ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS, IN THE EVENT OF PROVIDING ANY COLLABORATION, YOU ARE EXPRESSING PERMISSION TO THE EVENTUAL USE OF YOUR WORDS AND IMAGES, BY THE WORK'S AUTHOR FOR WHICH YOU FORWARDED YOUR COLLABORATION(S), PROVIDED THAT THE POLICIES ARE COMPLIED WITH. IF THE COLLABORATION(S) IS ACCEPTED, IT WILL LEAD TO THE ASSIGNMENT OF COPYRIGHT, BY YOU TO THE AUTHOR, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, AS SPECIFICALLY EXPLAINED ON THE TOPIC ABOUT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY BELOW.


3.7. Works Evaluation

The Users will be also able to evaluate published Works, by assigning from one (1) star, for the Content qualified as "bad," until you reach the maximum of five (5) stars, which qualifies as excellent work. Widbook does not have any input regarding grading made by Users and is not responsible, under any circumstances, in relation to this.

The Platform provides the User with several tools so that he can create, read and interact more easily with other Users who may be readers, authors, co-authors or collaborators. 3.1 You may separate the Works of your preference in your Bookcase; 3.2 There will be two possibilities for direct interaction; 3.2.1 The Chat is available for co-authors, in order to facilitate the communication between everyone involved in the Work; 3.2.2 Through sending direct messages to the author of the Work, you can have direct contact with him; 3.3 The Bookmarks facilitate your reading, assisting in retaking the reading of the Work from the page you have stopped; 3.4 By highlighting parts of the Content, you will be able to find it easily later; 3.5 The book wall allows you to quickly view information about the Work; 3.6 There will be the possibility of spontaneous collaboration, which allows the reader to contribute to the Work, helping the author, whom may or may not accept the suggestion; and 3.7 the Works may be evaluated by the readers


4. Conditions Of Access And Use Of The Platform


4.1. User Registration

The use of the Platform and its related tools require prior enrollment and the registration of the User. Therefore, it is your obligation to provide the requested information with accuracy.. Through the information provided we will know you better and then we will allow your access to the Content. You are only responsible for the information you provide and authorize the Widbook and can check it at any time to verify the accuracy of the information.

The use of a fake profile will not be tolerated. Once noted that the User's profile is fake, it will be deleted, without the need of prior notice. Please do not confuse a fake profile with the using of an artistic name, which is allowed.

It is possible for a User to sign up with an artistic name. By doing so, your name and surname upon registration will be hidden and only the artistic name will be shown in your publications. If any artistic name is given, your name and surname will be published on your profile when publishing your Work and any other publication into the Platform.


4.1.1. Passwords

You will need to choose a password to access the Platform. We recommend you to make a strong password, preferably, using letters, numbers and special characters, containing no obvious combinations. You are the only one responsible for the security and maintenance of your password, which is personal and not transferable. We are not responsible for any incident that may result when failing to meet these requirements, as well as the misuse of your profile by third parties due to User negligence, imprudence or malpractice of authentications.


4.2. Account Types

Given all the information requested to your registration in the Platform, there will be two basic types of Widbook accounts, which may be attributed by the Platform itself, automatically, upon the information provided by the User or upon request.


4.2.1. Standard User

This is the default account assigned to Users. In cases where it is necessary, it may be allocated to one of the other two account types shown below, as long as there are justifications for such differentiation.


4.2.2. Under Age

If you are older than 13-years-old, however still a minor under the laws of your country of access, you will be automatically assigned to athe "Child Account." In this case, your legal guardian must be aware of your registration, and read and agree to these terms of use at the time of your access. Your responsible party must read these Terms, as well as all other Policies, in order to assist you if there are any questions. If with the help from your responsible party, questions still remain, we are available to assist you by e-mail at legal@widbook.com.

According to the Work classification that will be earned by its Author, under his responsibility, the access to its content may be blocked from the "Child Account" profile, in order to avoid contact with content inappropriate by a minor.

If you find something you consider as unsuitable for minors and if it is not properly identified by the Author of the Work, we recommend you to notify us IMMEDIATELY by e-mail legal@widbook.com.

CONSIDERING THAT THE RESTRICTION OF CONTENT FOR MINORS STARTS FROM THE PLATFORM USERS THEMSELVES, THE AUTHORS OF WORKS, WIDBOOK COMPLETELY EXCLUDES ITSELF FROM ANY LIABILITY IN RESPECT TO CONTENT NOT PROPERLY IDENTIFIED BY ITS USERS.


4.3. Content Published on the Platform

All Users must agree to not to post, forward, distribute or make it available to third parties any Content which:

1. otherwise contradicts, underestimates or offends against the fundamental rights and fundamental guarantees, as well as public liberties recognized by the constitution, in the international agreements and the legal system as a whole;

2. induces, incites or promotes illegal, denigrating, defamatory, vile and violent acts or, in general, acts contrary to the law, morals and the good behaviors generally accepted;

3. induces, incites or promote discriminatory or violent acts, attitudes or ideas related to genre, race, religion, beliefs, age or condition;

4. induces or may induce the consumption of alcoholic beverages as prohibited by the applicable law;

5. induces or may induce the consumption, commercialization, manufacturing, creation and any other actions, in respect of any illicit products, under the respective applicable legislation, considering the possibility that the message's recipient may be under different laws than the ones which apply in your country;

6. incorporates, makes available or allows the access to illegal, violent, pornographic, degrading products, elements, messages and/or services, or, in general, contrary to the law, morals and good behaviors generally accepted;

7. induces or may induce an unacceptable state of anxiety or fear;

8. induces or incites the engagement in dangerous practices, risky or harmful to physical and mental health;

9. is false, ambiguous, inaccurate, exaggerated or extemporaneous, in a way it may be misleading about its subject matter or about the intentions or purposes of the communicator, except when developing science fiction Works;

10. is protected by any intellectual property rights or industry belonging to third parties, without the User having previously obtained by its holders the necessary authorization to carry out the use he makes or intends to make;

11. violates individual or business secrets of third parties;

12. is contrary to the right of honor, to the personal and family privacy or to the personal image itself;

13. violates the communications confidentiality rules;

14. constitutes illegal advertising, false or unfair information and that constitutes unfair competition;

15. incorporate virus or other physical or electronic elements that may damage or prevent the normal operation of the network, the system or the computer equipment ("hardware" and "software") from third parties, or anything that may cause damage to electronic documents and files stored in computer equipment;

16. violates in any way the applicable legislation in your country, about the preparation of scientific papers or academics; and

17. causes, by its characteristics (such as shape, length, etc.), difficulties in the normal functioning of the Platform.

USERS CAN WITHDRAW ANY CONTENT PUBLISHED ON THE PLATFORM AND THE CONTENT WILL BE IMMEDIATELY AND AUTOMATICALLY REMOVED. IF AFTER WITHDRAWING ANY WORKS AND THE INFORMATION STILL APPEARS TO BE PRESENT ON THE PLATFORM, PLEASE CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY BY E-MAIL AT legal@widbook.com.

WIDBOOK WILL NOT MAKE ANY SCREENING OF THE CONTENT PRIOR TO ITS PUBLICATION. WIDBOOK DOES NOT UNDERTAKE TO PUBLISH OR KEEP POSTED ALL INFORMATION POSTED OR PUBLISHED BY THE USERS. WIDBOOK RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REMOVE INFORMATION POSTED OR DISCLOSED BY THE USERS, BY ITS OWN DISCRETION, ESPECIALLY DUE TO INADEQUATE CONTENT, OFFENSIVE, INCORRECT ORFALSE, WHEN IN DISAGREEMENT WITH THE TERMS OF USE OR WITH OTHER POLICIES, WITH THE MORAL AND GOOD BEHAVIORS OR WITH THE APPLICABLE LAW.


4.4. Types of Access Availability to the Platform's Works

While any part of the Work is not yet finalized and "published" by its author, in case of an individual Work, or by their authors, in case of collective work, no user will have access to it.

Upon completion of the whole Work or any part of it, when the Author or Authors want to publish it, they may choose who will have access to their Work. This choice is at the entire responsibility of the Work's Author, who may choose if the Content will become public, which thereafter will be accessible to all Platform Users or may be restricted to his followers, or still to specific users.

By publishing the Work, the author may choose between making it available in full, as well as choosing only certain chapters to become public. The remaining chapters will be restricted only to the Author.


4.5. Obligation of Using the Platform and Contents correctly

The User cannot: a) create or recreate the program used to access the Platform or any part of the Contents; or b) copy, reproduce, duplicate, modify, translate, create a derivative work, make reverse engineer, decompile or otherwise attempt to extract the source code of the Platform or any of its components.

The User shall refrain from obtaining or attempting to obtain the Contents by any other ways than those that, in each case, have been made available for such purposes or that, in general, are utilized regularly on the Internet for such purposes, but present the risk of damage or destruction of the Platform or Contents.


4.6. Use of the Platform in Accordance with Anti-Spamming

The User shall refrain from:

1. using the Platform in order to carry advertising or promotion of products and services, whether they are legal or illegal, under penalty of being applied the sanctions imposed in these Terms, without prejudice to the laws applicable in your country of access;

2. obtaining data with advertising purpose and remit advertising of any kind with the purpose of sale or any other commercial intentions, without prior request and Widbook consent;

3. forwarding to a group of people any unsolicited or previously consented message;

4. sending chains of unsolicited or previously consented electronic messages;

5. using distribution lists that can be accessed by the Platform and Contents for carrying out the activities described in items (1) to (4) above; and

6. making available to third parties, for any purpose, data taken from the distribution lists.

The User or third parties affected by receiving unsolicited messages addressed to a group of people, as well as who have been affected as a result of disrespect to the Terms of Use or any other related documents, should send their complaint by email to support@widbook.com.


4.7. Inserting Hyperlinks to allow the access to pages outside the Platform

Widbook is not responsible for the insertion of hyperlinks in the Platform. As we do not take previous control of the available Content, any individual who proposes to establish a hyperlink between any web page and the Platform (hereinafter referred to as "Hyperlink") must meet the following conditions:

1. do not make demonstrations nor indications considered false, inaccurate or incorrect about Widbook, its admins, employees, Platform web pages, Content or products offered by Widbook;

2. do not declare nor imply that Widbook would have authorized the Hyperlink or that have supervised or assumed, in any form, responsibility for the services and contents offered or made available to the web page where the Hyperlink is established;

3. except from the signs which are part of the Hyperlink, the web page where the Hyperlink is established will not contain any trademark, commercial name, logo, tagline, look and feel or any other signs belonging to the Widbook, unless they get written permission, especting, therefore, our "Use of Trademarks Policy";

4. the web page on which the Hyperlink is established shall not contain illegal information or content, against the moral, good manners or public order, as well as will not contain any content contrary to the rights of third parties and must comply with these Terms of Use and all other Policies.

THE INSERTION OF A HYPERLINK DOES NOT IMPLY, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, THE EXISTENCE OF RELATIONS BETWEEN WIDBOOK AND THE RELATED WEB PAGE OWNER, NOR THE WIDBOOK ACCEPTANCE OR APPROVAL ABOUT ITS CONTENT, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED.


4.8. Intellectual Property and Rights Upon the Content Published on the Platform

By publishing a Work into the Platform, you guarantee to be the creator of the Content, as well agree that you are not violating the copyright or third parties personality. Upon the registration and use of the Platform and acceptance of the Terms of Use and other Policies, User acquires a personal authorization, non-transferable and non-exclusive to access the Contents. This license is for the unique purpose of enabling the lawful use of the Works by the Users.

Among other incompatible actions, the User cannot copy, modify, license, sell or otherwise distribute the Content or create derivative works, unless specifically authorized in writing by the author, subject to fulfillment of other requirements contained in copyrights legislation. The User agrees not to suppress, manipulate or in any way change the "copyright" and other data identifying the rights of its holders. The creation of a derivative work from any Content should be made in respect to the related applicable laws.

THE BREACH OF ANY RIGHTS WILL SUBJECT THE VIOLATOR TO THE SANCTIONS PROVIDED IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, WITHOUT LIMITING CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LIABILITY APPLICABLE TO THE SITUATION.

We greatly appreciate the respect for Intellectual Property rights as a whole and expect all Users to comply when using the Platform. All Works, trademarks, commercial names, logos, domain names, distinguishing marks or other intellectual property of any kind that published or appearing on the platform are the property of their respective authors, except from the assignment of copyright granted to Widbook, expressly provided. As mentioned above, Widbook respects the Intellectual Property rights and does not claim ownership over the content posted on the Platform. You are the owner of any Work created and inserted by you in the Platform, including texts, pictures, illustrations and other Intellectual Property rights.

INDEED, DUE TO THE NATURE OF THE ACTIVITY DEVELOPED BY THE PLATFORM, WHEN PUBLISHING A WORK ON THE PLATFORM ON A NON-EXCLUSIVE BASIS, YOU PROVIDE TO WIDBOOK FREELY, NON-EXCLUSIVELY AND IN THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW THE WORK'S RIGHT OF USE, CHANGING, ADAPTATION, PUBLICATION AND AVAILABILITY TO THE PUBLIC, COMPRISING THE REALIZATION OF ADVERTISING, INCLUDING ALL MEDIA, EXISTING OR STILL TO EXIST, ALSO FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES.

In case of direct Collaboration from some User to a particular Work, as described above and in "Collaboration" Section, the author of the suggestion gives the property rights of such collaboration to the Work's author, and nothing can be claimed later, to the fullest extent permitted by the respective law. With regard to moral rights, if any, they will remain and the author of Collaboration will have his name included in the Work. If you have forwarded any Collaboration and your name does not appear in the work, you must report it immediately by sending an email to legal@widbook.com. You are the only one responsible for doing so.

There is the possibility of publishing works via co-authoring. In these situations, the Widbook has no way to define the percentage of participation of each co-author in the work. As such,any discussion regarding copyright and the related participation in the work should be dealt only between the authors, exempting completely the Widbook in relation to such matters.

The distinguishing signs of the Platform can only be used by third parties, Users or not, once respecting strictly the provisions of "Trademarks Use Policy."

If you notice any Work which implies in violation of any rights, yours or from third parties, we kindly ask you to get in contact with us IMMEDIATELY, as explained below, in the clause about "Procedure in Case of Conducting Illicit Activities."

4.1 The use of the Platform is free, but requires you to sign up or register. You should inform your data accurately and ensure it is updated. Using a fake profile is not tolerated, but you can take advantage of an artistic name. 4.1.1 You are the only responsible for the choice, security and maintenance of your password, which is personal and non-transferable, 4.2 There are two types of accounts; 4.2.1 Standard User Account: for any people aged 18 or over, according to the laws of each particular country; 4.2.2 Child Account: for Users aged 13 or older, but under age according to the laws of each particular country. If you are younger than 13-years-old, you cannot use the Platform. If you are 13-years-old or older, but still under age in your country, your legal guardians must agree with the Terms of Use and with your use of the Platform; 4.3 You should not post, forward, distribute or otherwise make available contents which are contrary to these terms of use; we provide, for illustrative purposes only, some content which will not be tolerated; 4.4 There are three types of profiles to be chosen by the User: public, private or whose content is only for followers; 4.4.1 The User can, upon prior payment, purchase the work. The author will receive a percentage of this business and the charges shall be payable by the purchaser; 4.5 We have established obligations for the use of the Platform to occur in the best way possible. It is recommended that you go back and reread relevant topics if you do not remember something; 4.6 You cannot use the platform to obtain data for purposes of advertising, to forward excessive messages to other Users, to prepare distribution lists, among other things; 4.7 We are not responsible for any hyperlink inserted by Users. When accessing any link from the Platform, we recommend that you do so carefully and be aware that they may have Terms of Use and Privacy Policy different from these Terms, and 4.8 The rights related to all content available on the Platform belong to Widbook, on a non-exclusive basis.


5. Deleting Your Account

The co-operation of all Users is fundamental to the success and growth of the Platform. However, you retain the right to delete your profile at any time, but your legacy and contributions to eventual Works may continue to be used by Widbook, always with the citation of the author's work.

If you choose to delete your account, your data will be stored on the platform by, at most, six (06) months and, within this period, if you wish to do so, you can reactivate your account and return to use the Platform, containing the same data which was available when you deleted your account. If you choose to permanently delete your account, after the length of time described above, your data will be permanently erased from the portal and can be dealt on the basis explained in our Privacy Policy.

EVEN AFTER THE EXCLUSION OF YOUR ACCOUNT, YOU AGREE AND THROUGH THESE TERMS AUTHORIZE THE WIDBOOK TO KEEP DISSEMINATING AND USING THE WORKS PUBLISHED INTO THE PLATFORM, UNDER THE OTHER PROVISIONS OF THIS DOCUMENT.

By deleting your account, your access to the Platform will be suspended. If you reactivate your profile within a period of six (06) months, all your information will be retrieved. Thereafter, all your data will be permanently erased from the Platform, as explained in our Privacy Policy. Even after deleting your account, the Work Contents' rights will remain belonging to the Widbook.


6. Procedure In Case Of Conducting Illicit Activities

In the event that you experience any illicit activity in the Platform, in particular if it represents any violation to intellectual property rights, subjective rights or other rights expressly protected in the Policies, we strongly recommend that you IMMEDIATELY contact Widbook by sending an e-mail to legal@widbook.com, containing, among others, the following information:

1. your name, full address, telephone number and e-mail address;

2. details about the alleged illegal activity taken place in the Platform, including the link. In particular, in case of alleged copyright infringement, precise indication and full content protected and allegedly infringed;

3. facts or circumstances which reveal the illicit character of such activity;

4. where applicable, clear and express declarations, stating that the use of the content was made without the consent of the intellectual property rights' holder, allegedly infringed.

5. confirmation that the complaint is being made in good manners and that you strongly believe that the use of the reported material is under violation of applicable laws, and

6. declaration stating that the information sent to Widbook is accurate and was sent with science of the possibility of liability, under the applicable law, in the case of providing false information.

IF WIDBOOK CONSIDERS PLAUSIBLE THE INDICATION OF A CONTENT VIOLATION SENT BY YOU, IT MAY RESULT IN THE EXCLUSION OF THE POINTED WORK OR PART OF IT, REGARDLESS TO ANY PRIOR NOTIFICATION FROM THE AUTHOR, AND CANNOT BE RESPONSIBLE, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, IN CASE OF ANY LOSS THAT COMES TO BE CAUSED, WHICH SHALL BE EXCLUSIVELY ASSUMED BY THE COMPLAINANT.

Whenever using the Platform, if you find something you believe it is illicit, we recommend that you contact us IMMEDIATELY, through the e-mail address legal@widbook.com by respecting this clause.


7. Notifications

All notifications and communications (hereinafter referred to as "Notifications") sent by the Widbook's Users are considered effective, for all purposes, when directed to the e-mail address: legal@widbook.com (for subjects such as Terms of Use, Privacy and copyright aspects) and support@widbook.com when related to other subjects, including questions about the Platform.

All Notifications sent by the Widbook to the User will be considered effective, for all purposes, when performing by one of the following ways:

1. sending the message by e-mail to any e-mail address provided by the User;

2. telephone call to the telephone number provided by the User; or

3. by messages sent through the Platform.

All notifications that Widbook forwards to you will be considered valid when made using the data and the ways previously stated. For this purpose, the User declares that all data provided is valid and correct, committing to communicate to Widbook any changes in them.

You can communicate with us by the e-mail addresses provided and we can get in contact with you through the three above mentioned ways.


8. Duration And Termination

The access to the Platform will have unlimited duration. Widbook, however, is entitled to terminate, suspend or unilaterally interrupt, at any time and without prior notice, the access to the Platform or the exclusion of a User, which may imply the loss of any jobs that are in progress, reason why we strongly recommend that you have a backup of all Works produced.

Although there is no deadline, Widbook may terminate, suspend or interrupt the access to the platform, regardless of any notice.


9. Exclusion Of Guarantees And Liability


9.1. Exclusion of Guarantees and Liability by the Functioning of the Platforms and Works

9.1.1. Availability and Continuity, Usability and Fallibility

Due to technical and operational issues, Widbook cannot guarantee the availability and continuity of operation of the Platform. When reasonably possible, the User may be forewarned about any disruptions of the functioning of the Platform. Widbook also does not guarantee the usefulness of Contents and Platform for carrying out any concrete activity, nor guarantee that they have no errors.

We recommend that you report to us any situation that you consider not to correspond to what you expected to find on the Platform through the e-mail support@widbook.com.

WIDBOOK EXEMPTS ITSELF FROM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES AND LOSS OF ANY KIND THAT MAY ARISE FROM THE LACK OF AVAILABILITY OR CONTINUITY OF THE PLATFORM AND CONTENTS’ OPERATION, TO DEFRAUDATION OF USE THAT USERS MAY HAVE ATTRIBUTED TO PLATFORM AND TO THE CONTENTS, THE PLATFORM AND CONTENTS’ FALLIBILITY AND, IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY, THE FAILURE OF ACCESS TO THE DIFFERENT INFORMATION FROM THE DATABASE THAT COMPOSES THE PLATFORM. BECAUSE OF THIS, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT ALL USERS KEEP A BACKUP OF EVERY WORK THAT THEY ARE WORKING ON, NOT BLAMING WIDBOOK FOR ANY LOSS OF CONTENT THAT MAY OCCUR, REGARDLESS OF REASON.


9.1.2. Privacy and Security in the Use of the Platform and Content

Widbook does not guarantee the privacy and security in the use of the Platform and the Contents and, in particular, does not guarantee that unauthorized parties cannot have knowledge of the class, conditions, characteristics and circumstances of use that Users make of Platform or the Contents.

WIDBOOK EXEMPTS ITSELF FROM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES AND LOSS OF ANY KIND THAT MAY ARISE FROM THE KNOWLEDGE THAT UNAUTHORIZED THIRD PARTIES MAY HAVE ABOUT CONDITIONS, CHARACTERISTICS AND CIRCUMSTANCES OF USE MADE BY USERS TO THE PLATFORM OR THE CONTENTS.

WIDBOOK IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DATA AND INFORMATION THAT THIRD PARTIES MAY OBTAIN FROM YOU BY THE REASON OF THE USE THAT YOU DO/DID INTO THE PLATFORM AND ITS AVAILABLE FEATURES.


9.2. Exclusion of Guarantees and Liability for the Content and Platform

9.2.1 Quality

Widbook does not guarantee the absence of virus in the Contents and Platform, as well as any other harmful elements that may cause alterations in your computer system (software and hardware) or in the electronic documents and files stored in your computer system.

WIDBOOK EXEMPTS ITSELF FROM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES AND LOSS OF ANY KIND THAT MAY ARISE FROM VIRUS OR ANY OTHER HARMFUL ELEMENTS IN THE CONTENTS/ON THE PLATFORM AND, ACCORDINGLY, MAY PRODUCE CHANGE AND/OR DAMAGES IN THE PHYSICAL AND/OR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT OF USERS.


9.2.2. Legality, Reliability and Functionality

Widbook does not guarantee the legality, reliability and usability of the Platform's Contents.

WIDBOOK EXEMPTS ITSELF FROM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES AND LOSS OF ANY KIND THAT MAY ARISE FROM THE TRANSMISSION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, AVAILABILITY, RECEPTION, OBTAINING OR ACCESS TO THE CONTENT, AND IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY, FOR DAMAGES THAT MAY HAPPEN DUE TO:

1. BREACH OF THE LAW, THE MORAL, THE GOOD MANNERS GENERALLY ACCEPTED OR THE PUBLIC ORDER AS A RESULT OF PUBLICATION, TRANSMISSION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, AVAILABILITY, RECEPTION, OBTAINING OR ACCESS TO THE CONTENTS;

2. THE INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY, CORPORATE SECRETS, CONTRACTUAL COMMITMENTS OF ANY KIND, RIGHTS TO LIFE, TO HEALTH, TO HONOR, TO THE PERSONAL AND FAMILY PRIVACY, TO THE IMAGE OF PEOPLE, TO THE PROPERTY RIGHTS AND ALL AND WHATSOEVER BELONGING TO A THIRD PARTY AS A RESULT OF THE TRANSMISSION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, AVAILABILITY, RECEPTION, OBTAINING OR ACCESS TO THE CONTENTS;

3. THE REALIZATION OF UNFAIR COMPETITION ACTS AND ILLEGAL ADVERTISING AS A RESULT OF THE TRANSMISSION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, AVAILABILITY, RECEPTION, OBTAINING OR ACCESS TO THE CONTENTS;

4. LACK OF VERACITY, PRECISION, ACCURACY, PERTINENCE AND/OR TIMELINESS OF THE CONTENT TRANSMITTED, BROADCASTED, STORED, RECEIVED, OBTAINED, MADE AVAILABLE OR ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE PLATFORM;

5. THE INADEQUACY FOR ANY PURPOSE, OR OF FRUSTRATION, OF THE EXPECTATIONS GENERATED BY THE USE OF THE CONTENTS OR PLATFORM;

6. THE BREACH, DELAY IN COMPLIANCE, DEFECTIVE COMPLIANCE OR TERMINATION BY ANY REASON OF OBLIGATIONS CONTRACTED BY THIRD PARTIES AND CONTRACTS MADE WITH THIRD PARTIES THROUGH OR BASED ON ACCESS TO THE CONTENTS;

7. THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES, AT ANY TITLE, THAT THE USER MAY BECOME AWARE THROUGH THE PLATFORM; AND

8. THE FLAWS AND DEFECTS OF ANY KIND EXISTING IN THE PROVIDED SERVICES OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE PLATFORM.


9.3. Exclusion of Guarantees and Responsibility for the Contents out of the Platform

The platform provides its Users with several features, including the inclusion of hyperlinks, images, videos, among others, coming from outside the platform. Such content is posted under the sole responsibility of the User, not having any input from Widbook about them.

Widbook does not offer or commercialize, by itself or by a third party, Content and services available on any page external to the Platform, nor previously controls, approves, recommends, supervises or makes them your property, unless expressly informed in this regard.

WIDBOOK EXEMPTS ITSELF FROM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES AND LOSS OF ANY KIND IN RESPECT TO ANY CONTENT HOSTED OUTSIDE THE PLATFORM, WHICH MAY ARISE FROM USING, SHARING, ACQUAINTANCE AND DISCLOSURE, AMONG OTHERS.


9.4. Exclusion of Luarantees and liability for the use of the Platform, Contents and Services Available on External Pages by Users

The User is aware and agrees that Widbook has no obligation to control the access or the use that users make of the Platform and Contents. In particular, Widbook does not guarantee that Users will use the Platform in accordance with the law, with these Terms of Use and other Policies, in each case, with the applicable Particular Conditions of morals and good manners generally accepted by the public order, nor to do so in a careful and prudent way. Widbook also has no obligation to verify the identity of the Users, nor the accuracy, time length, completeness and/or authenticity of the data that the Users provide about themselves to other Users.

Widbook reserves the right to refuse or withdraw the access to the Platform and/or to the Contents, at any time and without notice, at its own initiative or upon request of a third party, to those Users that breach these Terms, any Policies and/or are against the applicable law system.


9.4.1. Parameters for Applicability of Sanctions

With the purpose of establishing a peaceful relationship and, above all, based on mutual respect, we take the liberty to provide rules of good conduct. If we become aware of any irregularity, abuse, misuse, or illegal act against these Terms and other Widbook Policies, we reserve the right to apply sanctions on the responsible user, regardless of prior notice and without prejudice to the allocation of the remaining sanctions set by applicable legislation. We will impose the following sanctions, observing the parameters for its applicability: a. warning b. suspension, and c. exclusion.

a) Warning The warning will take place whenever the User breaches any of the points existing in these Terms of Use or other Policies. Depending on the situation, we can enable you to remedy the situation within seventy two (72) hours after sending the notification. If the User is considered right after his explanation, the warning will be disregarded in all its terms.

b) Suspension If the User is a repeat offender in a situation over which he has already been warned, he will be granted with a period of up to forty eight (48) hours to justify his reasons. Widbook reserves the right to suspend the User's access from the Platform for a minimum of one (01) day and a maximum of one hundred and eighty (180) days upon notice about the decision. If the user reoffends in practice of the act which was led in previous suspension, regardless of the period, he will be suspended again.

c) Permanent Exclusion From the Platform The most possible severe sanction is the exclusion of the User’s account. If the User, even after having been suspended, practices for the third time an already notified action, he will be automatically and permanently deleted from the Platform. Depending on the attitude, the user can be deleted directly, regardless of the application of other sanctions as provided in items "a" and "b" above, subject to prior notification. If it is explained that the reasons which gave rise to the exclusion do not exist, we will be happy to reactivate the account.

WIDBOOK VALUES THE MORAL AND LEGALITY OF THE PLATFORM. IF A VIOLATION AGAINST COPYRIGHT OR INFRINGEMENT TO THE MORAL OCCURS, OR THE FACT DONE BY THE USER CONSTITUTES A CRIME IN HIS COUNTRY OR IN THE COUNTRY OF THE VICTIM, THE USER WILL BE EXCLUDED AUTOMATICALLY FROM THE PLATFORM, IN A PERMANENT AND UNAPPEALABLE WAY. OUR FINAL DECISIONS ARE NOT SUBJECT TO APPEAL. IF WE UNDERSTAND THAT ANY OF THE ABOVE MEASURES ARE DEEMED NECESSARY, THEY MAY BE APPLIED REGARDLESS OF PREVIOUS NOTICE.

WIDBOOK RESERVES THE RIGHT, BUT DOES NOT UNDERTAKE ITSELF, TO REPORT THE FACT WHEN UNDERSTANDING IT IS RELEVANT TO THE AUTHORITIES FOR THEM TO ANALYZE IT BETTER AS A POSSIBLE CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LIABILITY ARISING FROM THE CONDUCT OF USERS ON THE PLATFORM.

Widbook is not responsible for the quality, availability, continuity, usability and fallibility of the Platform and its Contents. Likewise, in relation to the Hyperlinks that redirect you off the platform, we cannot guarantee your privacy and security when using them. Similarly, we are not responsible in respect to any Content posted by third parties. Any violation of these Terms of Use and other Policies, good morals and the applicable law will subject you to sanctions, which may include: warning, suspension and account exclusion. We may apply any of the sanctions listed regardless of notice.


10. Applicable Law And Forum

These Terms and Conditions have been created aiming at fitting to the most common practices of the market. However, many countries address many of the issues dealt here differently and there is no global standard followed by all nations. In case of conflict, the dispute will take place in the City of São Paulo, State of São Paulo, in Brazil.

In case of any existing conflict, it will be solved in the Forum of the City of São Paulo (State of São Paulo), renouncing any other, no matter how privileged it may be.


Questions or concerns?

If you, after reading these terms and the Particular Conditions, still have any questions or concerns regarding the use of the service offered by Widbook, please send a message with as much detail as possible to legal@widbook.com. If you wish to report any abuse, please use our official forms. We will commit ourselves to solving all your concerns.

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