Effective on August 30, 2021
Our mission is to democratize access to quality data that can be used to make more effective decisions. Our services are designed to promote economic opportunity for our members by enabling you and millions of other professionals to meet, exchange ideas, create, alter, or exchange data, learn, and find opportunities, work, and make decisions in a network of trusted relationships.
Catalogg is a brand by GBSN Research Lda. The legal agreements and notices made available on our website set forth terms and conditions for specific Catalogg services.
When you use our Services you agree to all of these terms. Our other policies, which govern how we collect, use, share, and store your personal information, apply to your use of our Services as well. By accepting to this policy, you also agree to abide by the additional documents and all other documents on the Legal page that apply to you.
You agree that by clicking “Join Now,” “Join Catalogg,” “Sign Up,” or a similar button, registering, accessing, or using our services (described below), you are entering into a legally binding contract with GBSN RESEARCH (even if you are using our Services on behalf of a company). If you do not agree to this contract (“Contract” or “User Agreement”), do not click “Join Now” (or anything similar) and do not access or use any of our Services. If you choose to cancel this contract, you may do so at any time by closing your account and ceasing to access or use our Services.
This Contract applies to Catalogg.co, Catalogg-branded apps, and Catalogg-related sites, apps, communications, and other services that state that they are offered under this Contract (“Services”), including offsite data collection for those Services, such as our ads, API, and sharing plugins or functionalities. Registered users of our Services are referred to as “Members,” while unregistered users are referred to as “Visitors.”
This Contract is made between you and GBSN RESEARCH (also referred to as “we” or “us”). GBSN RESEARCH shall be the controller of any personal data you submit to, collect for, or process in connection with our Services.
This Contract is applicable to both Members and Visitors.
1.2 Members and Visitors
You become a Member when you register and join the Catalogg Services. If you do not wish to register for our Services, you may still use certain features as a “Visitor.”
We may make changes to the Contract.
2.1 Service Eligibility
Here are some promises that you make to us in this Contract:
You’re eligible to enter into this Contract and you are at least our “Minimum Age.”
The Services are not for use by anyone under the age of 18.
To use the Services, you agree that: (1) you must be the “Minimum Age” (detailed below) or older; (2) you will only have one GBSN RESEARCH account in your real name; and (3) you are not currently barred from accessing the Services by GBSN Research. Creating an account using false information is a violation of our rules, and this includes accounts created on behalf of others or minors under the age of 16.
“Minimum Age” refers to the age of 18 years. However, if the law requires you to be older in order for GBSN RESEARCH to lawfully provide the Services to you without parental consent (including the use of your personal data), the Minimum Age is that older age.
2.2 Your Account
You will keep your password a secret.
You will not share an account with anyone else and will follow our rules and the law.
Account holders are members. You agree to: (1) use a strong password and keep it confidential; (2) not transfer any part of your account (e.g., connections); and (3) abide by the law and our Dos and Don’ts. Unless you close your account or report misuse, you are liable for everything that occurs through it.
Your account belongs to you and no one else (including your employer). If the Services were purchased for you by another party, the party paying for such Service has the right to manage access to and get reports on your usage of such paid Service; nevertheless, they do not have access to your personal account.
You will meet your payment obligations, and you agree to us storing your payment information. You understand that fees and taxes may be applied to our prices.
Our refund policy applies to all refunds.
If you purchase any of our premium Services (“Premium Services”), you agree to pay us the applicable fees and taxes, as well as any additional terms that apply to the paid Services. If you do not pay these fees, your paid Services will be terminated. You also agree that:
Foreign currency fees or pricing variations based on region may apply to your transaction (e.g. exchange rates).
We may store and bill your payment method (e.g., credit card) even after it has expired in order to avoid disruptions in your Services and to pay for additional Services you may purchase.
If you buy a subscription, your payment method will be charged at the start of each subscription month for the fees and taxes that apply to that time. Cancel before the renewal date to prevent further costs. Learn how to pause or terminate your Premium Services.
Catalogg’s return policy applies to all of your Service purchases.
Based on the billing information you supply us at the time of purchase, we may calculate taxes payable by you.
You may obtain a copy of your invoice from the billing area of your Catalogg account.
2.4 Notices and Messages
You agree to us sending you notifications and messages via our websites, applications, and contact information. You may miss crucial messages if your contact information is out of current.
You agree that we may send you notifications and messages in the following ways: (1) through the Service, or (2) using the contact information you supplied us (e.g., email, mobile number, physical address). You agree to update your contact information on a regular basis.
Please check your settings to manage and restrict the number of communications you receive from us.
We are not required to publish any information or content on our Service, and we reserve the right to remove it with or without notice.
Our Services enable messaging and information sharing in a variety of ways, including your profile, projects, polls, connections to data, public replies, and messages. Other Members, Visitors, and others may view the information and content that you share or post (including from the Services). We will respect your choices about who can see material or information where we have made settings available (e.g., message content to your addressees, sharing content only to Catalogg connections, restricting your profile visibility from search engines, or opting not to notify others of your Catalogg profile update)
We are not obligated to publish any information or content on our Service and can remove it with or without notice.
3. Rights and Limits
3.1. Your License to GBSN RESEARCH
You retain ownership of all content, feedback, and personal information you provide to us, but you grant us a non-exclusive license to use it.
We will honor the choices you make about who sees your information and content, including how it can be used for advertising.
You own the content and information that you submit or upload to the Catalogg website and Services, and by doing so, you are only granting GBSN RESEARCH and our affiliates the following non-exclusive license:
A global, transferable, and sublicensable right to use, copy, alter, distribute, publish, and process information and content provided by you through our Services and the services of others, without further consent, notice, or compensation to you or others. These rights are limited in the following ways:
You may terminate this license for specific content by deleting it from the Services or closing your account, except (a) if you shared it with others as part of the Service and they duplicated, re-shared, or stored it, and (b) for the reasonable time it takes to remove it from backup and other systems.
We will get your consent if we want to give others the right to publish your content beyond the Services. If you choose to share your information as public, we will enable a feature that allows other Members to embed that public post onto third-party services, and we enable search engines to make that public content findable though their services. If you use a Service feature, we may use your name or photo to promote that feature within our Services, depending on your preferences.
If we want to provide others the right to publish your content outside of the Services, we will get your consent first. If you want to make your information public, we will enable a feature that allows other Members to embed that public post on third-party services, as well as search engines to make that public content searchable through their services.
While we may edit and format your content (for example, by translating or transcribing it, changing the size, layout, or file type, or removing metadata), we will not affect the meaning of your expression.
Because you own your content and information and we only have non-exclusive rights to it, you are free to share it with others, including under the terms of a Creative Commons license.
By submitting suggestions or other feedback about our Services to Catalogg, you accept that GBSN RESEARCH may use and share such input for any reason (but is not required to do so) without compensation to you.
You guarantee that you will only provide information and content that you have the legal right to share, and that your Catalogg profile will be truthful.
You agree to provide only content or information that does not infringe the law or the rights of others (including intellectual property rights). You also agree that the information on your profile will be accurate. In some countries, GBSN RESEARCH may be compelled by law to delete certain information or content.
3.2 Service Availability
We reserve the right to change or discontinue any Service at any time, as well as to adjust our rates in the future.
We have the right to change, suspend, or discontinue any of our Services. To the extent permitted by law, we may also change our rates prospectively with fair notice.
3.3 Other Content, Sites and Apps
You use the content and information submitted by users on our Services at your own risk.
Others may provide their own products and services through our Services, and we are not liable for their actions.
You may come across content or information that is inaccurate, incomplete, delayed, misleading, unlawful, offensive, or otherwise harmful when using the Services. In general, GBSN RESEARCH does not review content supplied by our Members or others. You agree that we are not responsible for the content or information of others (including other Members). We cannot always prevent this use of our Services, and you agree that we are not liable for any such exploitation. You also acknowledge the possibility that you or your organization will be erroneously linked with content about others when we or third-parties learn that you or your organization has released new information.
GBSN RESEARCH may help connect Members who supply services (data sellers) with Members who are looking for services (data buyers). GBSN RESEARCH does not provide these services and has no plans to do so in the future. You must be at least 18 years old to offer, perform, or get these services. You acknowledge that GBSN RESEARCH does not supervise, direct, control, or monitor Members’ performance of these services and agree that (1) GBSN RESEARCH is not responsible for the offering, performance, or procurement of these services, (2) GBSN RESEARCH does not endorse any particular Member’s offered services, and (3) nothing shall create an employment relationship between GBSN RESEARCH and any Member offering services. If you are a Member who provides services, you represent and warrant that you have all necessary licenses and will deliver services in accordance with our Professional Community Policies.
Similarly, GBSN RESEARCH may assist you with registering for and/or attending events organized by Members, as well as connecting you with other Members who are attending similar events. You agree that (1) GBSN RESEARCH is not responsible for the actions of any Members or other attendees at such events, (2) GBSN RESEARCH does not endorse any particular event listed on our Services, (3) GBSN RESEARCH does not review and/or vet any of these events, and (4) you will abide by the terms and conditions that apply to such events.
We reserve the right to restrict how you connect to and interact with our Services.
GBSN RESEARCH reserves the right to impose restrictions on your use of the Services, including your ability to communicate with other Members. If you violate this Contract or the law, or if you are misusing the Services (e.g., by infringing any of the Dos and Don’ts or Professional Community Policies), GBSN RESEARCH retains the right to restrict, suspend, or terminate your account.
3.5 Intellectual Property Rights
We are informing you about our intellectual property rights.
All intellectual property rights in the Services are reserved by GBSN RESEARCH. The trademarks and logos used in conjunction with the Services are owned by their respective owners. GBSN RESEARCH, and the Catalogg logos, as well as other GBSN RESEARCH trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used in our Services, are either trademarks or registered trademarks of GBSN RESEARCH.
3.6 Automated Processing
We utilize information and data about you to provide relevant suggestions to you and others.
We utilize the information and data you supply as well as the information and data we have about Members to make recommendations for connections, content, and features that may be of interest to you. We utilize data and information about you, for example, to recommend datasets to you and you to other community members. Keeping your profile accurate and up to date helps us to provide more accurate and relevant recommendations.
4. Disclaimer and Limit of Liability
4.1 No Warranty
This is our legal disclaimer for the quality, safety, and reliability of our Services.
GBSN RESEARCH AND ITS AFFILIATES MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING THE SERVICES, INCLUDING ANY REPRESENTATION THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, AND PROVIDE THE SERVICES (INCLUDING CONTENT AND INFORMATION) “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE.” GBSN RESEARCH AND ITS AFFILIATES DISCLAIM ANY IMPLIED OR STATUTORY WARRANTY, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF TITLE, ACCURACY OF DATA, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
4.2 Exclusion of Liability
These are the limits of legal liability we may have to you.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW (AND UNLESS GBSN RESEARCH HAS ENTERED INTO A SEPARATE WRITTEN AGREEMENT THAT OVERRIDES THIS CONTRACT), GBSN RESEARCH, INCLUDING ITS AFFILIATES, WILL NOT BE LIABLE IN CONNECTION WITH THIS CONTRACT FOR LOST PROFITS OR LOST BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES, REPUTATION (E.G., OFFENSIVE OR DEFAMATORY STATEMENTS), LOSS OF DATA (E.G., DOWN TIME OR LOSS, USE OF, OR CHANGES TO, YOUR INFORMATION OR CONTENT) OR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES.
GBSN RESEARCH AND ITS AFFILIATES WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU IN CONNECTION WITH THIS CONTRACT FOR ANY AMOUNT THAT EXCEEDS (A) THE TOTAL FEES PAID OR PAYABLE BY YOU TO GBSN RESEARCH FOR THE SERVICES DURING THE TERM OF THIS CONTRACT, IF ANY, OR (B) US $1000.
4.3 Basis of the Bargain; Exclusions
The limitations of liability set forth in this Section 4 are part of the bargain between you and GBSN RESEARCH and shall apply to all claims of liability (e.g., warranty, tort, negligence, contract, and law), even if GBSN RESEARCH or its affiliates has been advised of the possibility of such damage, and even if these remedies fail their essential purpose.
These limitations of liability do not apply to liability for death or personal injury, or for fraud, gross negligence, or intentional misconduct, or in cases of negligence where a material obligation has been breached, a material obligation being one on which you may reasonably rely, but only to the extent that the damages were directly caused by the breach and were foreseeable at the time this Contract was signed.
We can both terminate this Contract, but some rights and responsibilities remain.
Both you and GBSN RESEARCH may terminate this Contract at any time by providing the other with written notice. You will no longer be able to access or use the Services after the agreement is terminated. The following provisions will survive termination:
Members’ and/or Visitors’ rights to further re-share content and information shared through the Services; Sections 4, 6, 7, and 8.2 of this Contract;
Any amounts owing by either party prior to termination remain unpaid.
6. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution
In the unlikely event we end up in a legal dispute, you and GBSN RESEARCH agree to resolve it in Portuguese courts using Portuguese law.
This section does not deprive you of any mandatory consumer protections under the law of the country where you have your permanent residence, where we direct Services to you.
7. General Terms
Here are some important details about the Contract.
If a court having jurisdiction over this Contract rules that any portion of it is unenforceable, you and we agree that the court should amend the terms to make that part enforceable while still carrying out the Contract’s intent. If the court is unable to do so, you and we agree to seek the court to strike that unenforceable provision while continuing enforcing the remainder of this Contract.
This Contract (including any additional terms given by us when you use a feature of the Services) is the exclusive agreement between us about the Services and supersedes all earlier agreements for the Services.
If we do not take action to enforce a breach of this Contract, it does not indicate that GBSN RESEARCH has relinquished its right to do so. Without our consent, you may not assign or transfer this Contract (or your membership or use of the Services). You acknowledge, however, that GBSN RESEARCH may assign this Contract without your consent to its affiliates or a party that purchases it. This Contract has no third-party beneficiaries.
You agree that the sole method to provide us legal notice is to send it to the addresses listed in Section 10.
8. Catalogg “Dos and Don’ts”
GBSN RESEARCH is a safe community for data exchange. This list of “Dos and Don’ts” along with our limit what you can and cannot do on our Services.
You agree that you will:
Observe all applicable laws, including, but not limited to, privacy laws, intellectual property laws, anti-spam laws, export control laws, tax laws, and regulatory requirements.
Provide accurate information to us and keep it updated;
Use your real name on your profile; and
Use the Services in a professional manner.
You agree that you will not:
Create a false identity on Catalogg, misrepresent your identity, create a Member profile for anyone other than yourself (a real person), or use or attempt to use someone else’s account;
Develop, support or use software, devices, scripts, robots or any other means or methods (including crawlers, browser plugins and add-ons or any other technology) to scrape the Services or otherwise copy profiles and other data from the Services;
Override any security feature, or bypass or circumvent any access controls or Service limits (such as keyword search or profile view limits);
Without the permission of GBSN RESEARCH, you may not copy, use, disclose, or disseminate any information acquired through the Services, whether directly or via third parties (such as search engines).
Disclose information for which you do not have consent (for example, confidential information of others (including your employer));
Infringe on others’ intellectual property rights, such as copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights. Do not, for example, duplicate or distribute (except via the provided sharing feature) the postings or other content of others without their permission, which they may grant by publishing under a Creative Commons license.
Violate GBSN RESEARCH’s or the Catalogg brand’s intellectual property or other rights, including, without limitation, I copying or distributing our learning videos or other materials, or (ii) copying or distributing our technology, unless it is released under open source licenses. (iii) utilizing the words “GBSN RESEARCH”, “Catalogg”, or our trademarks in any business name, email address, or URL other than as specified in the Brand Guidelines;
Post anything containing software viruses, worms, or other malicious programs.
Reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, decode, or otherwise attempt to obtain the source code for the Services or any other non-open source technology;
Without our express consent, you may imply or say that you are associated with or endorsed by GBSN RESEARCH (for example, by portraying yourself as an accredited GBSN RESEARCH representative).
Without the consent of GBSN RESEARCH, you may not rent, lease, loan, trade, sell/resell, or otherwise monetize the Services or associated data or access to the same.
Deep-link to our Services for any purpose other than promoting your profile or data products on our Services without the permission of GBSN RESEARCH;
Access the Services via bots or other automated means, add or download contacts, send or redirect messages;
For any competitive reason, monitor the availability, performance, or functionality of the Services.
Engage in “framing,” “mirroring,” or any other method of mimicking the appearance or functionality of the Services;
Overlay or otherwise change the appearance of the Services (for example, by adding components into the Services or deleting, concealing, or obscuring an advertising featured on the Services);
Interfere with the operation of, or place an unreasonable load on, the Services (e.g., spam, denial of service attack, viruses, gaming algorithms); and/or Violate our Policies or any additional terms relating to a specific Service that are provided when you sign up for or begin using such Service, as applicable.
9. Complaints Regarding Content
Contact information for complaint about content provided by our Members.
Contact information for complaint about content provided by our Members.
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. We provide a policy and process for complaints concerning content posted by our Members.
10. How To Contact Us
Our Contacts page provides all our contact information.
For general inquiries, you may contact us online. For legal notices or service of process, you may write us at our physical address.