Matchplat

General contract conditions and Matchplat Terms of Services

    1. APPLICATION SCOPE
      1. These general contract terms apply to Matchplat.com, the Matchplat trademark apps, and other sites, apps, communications and Matchplat related services offered under these general contract terms.
      2. The use of Matchplat Services is also subject to our Privacy and Cookie Policy .

    1. DEFINITIONS
      1. a)- «Matchplat» (or «Matchplat s.r.l.»): for Matchplat is meant the company holding the offered Service.
      2. b)- «User»: for User is meant the subject who is registered and is a beneficiary of the offered Service by Matchplat.
      3. c)- «Services»: (or «Service» or «provided Services» or «Matchplat Services»): for Services is meant any use put at the registered User’s disposal by Matchplat.
      4. d)- «Pay User»: for Pay User is meant the User who has purchased a paid Matchplat Service (eg Exclusive or Premium User).
      5. e)- «Free User»: for Free User is meant the User who has purchased a Free Service (eg User Free).
      6. f)- «Information»: for information is meant the personal data that the User fills in his own Matchplat profile.
      7. g)- «Content»: for content is meant the words, images, videos, sounds, and any other specific item that the User posts by using Matchplat Services.
      8. h)- «Applicable Law»: for Applicable Law is meant the Law of the Nation that will be used to solve any possible contractual disputes.
      9. i)- «National Laws»: for National Laws is meant all national laws.

    1. THE SERVICE GIVEN TO THE USER
        1. With these general terms, Matchplat grants the User the right to benefit from the Services available on the website www.matchplat.com, on the apps and on other Matchplat platforms.
        2. Matchplat commits to offer the User specific Services in relation to the profile selected in the contractual registration form. The profiles made available by Matchplat are the following: Free; Premium; Exclusive.

       

        1. a) The Free profile allows the user:
          • to create a profile with a basic structure;
          • to receive business opportunities by creating filter boards systems (limited functionality);
          • to post business opportunities with a maximum of 3 opportunities published at the same time;
          • to apply for business opportunities received, with a maximum of 10 applications per year;
          • to receive applications from Users interested in a posted opportunity, with a maximum of 10 applications per year;
          • to receive support via email.

       

        1. b) The Premium profile allows the user:
          • to create a profile with the ability to create a user for each company manager;
          • to receive business opportunities by creating filter board systems, with no limits;
          • to post business opportunities with a maximum of 10 opportunities posted at the same time;
          • to apply for received business opportunities, with no limits;
          • to receive applications from Users interested in a posted opportunity, with no limits;
          • to post in-house business opportunities, visible only to company managers;
          • to save or share interesting business opportunities with colleagues;
          • to share filter boards with colleagues;
          • to save contacts and business cards and share them with colleagues;
          • to receive email support;
          • to confront with a Matchplat certified consultant once a year;

       

        1. c) The Exclusive profile allows the user:
          • to create a profile with the ability to create linked profiles linked to the main one for each subsidiary company and for each profile to create a user for each business manager;
          • to receive business opportunities by creating filter boards; with no limits;
          • to post business opportunities with a maximum of 50 opportunities posted at the same time;
          • to apply for received business opportunities; with no limits;
          • to receive applications from Users interested in a posted opportunity, with no limits;
          • to post in-house business opportunities, visible only to company managers;
          • to save or share with colleagues interesting business opportunities with colleagues;
          • to share filter boards with colleagues;
          • to save contacts and business cards and share them with colleagues;
          • to receive email support (priority: within 24 hours);
          • to receive telephone support;
          • to confront with a Matchplat certified consultant on a priority basis;

       

      1. Matchplat Services are accessible only through the authentication portal on website www.matchplat.com or through the trademark Matchplat app or by other methods approved by Matchplat.
      2. Matchplat services are available 24 hours a day and 365 days a year.

    1. TEMPORARY SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS AND REFUNDS
      1. Any Service interruption may occur due to force majeure or technical requirements of the system. The interruptions determined by Matchplat will be communicated to the User in advance (via our Services or other means) with the obligation to reactivate the Service as soon as possible.
      2. In any way, if breaks (for force majeure or at the request of Matchplat) had to cause a breakdown of the total services duration of more than 100 hours a year, the Pay User will be entitled to partial refund of the paid price. Refunds will only be made upon expiry of the contract and on request of the User to the address [email protected]; the transfer of money will be made on the cashing system (for example, current account) indicated by the User in the appropriate refund request. The refund value will be calculated in proportion to the number of hours of ascertained inadequate service.

    1. DURATION
      1. This agreement is intended to be completed at the time when the User receives the mail confirming the registration (sent by Matchplat) to the electronic address provided.
      2. Free Services are activated on the User’s personal profile at the end of the registration. Such Services are issued for an unlimited duration. However, each party (User or Matchplat) has the right to withdraw from the contract at any time and with immediate effect. In order to withdraw this contract the User will simply have to close his own Matchplat account.
      3. Pay Services are activated on the User’s personal profile only after full price payment. Such Services are provided for a period of 365 days since the date of activation on the User’s personal profile. Upon expiration of the 365th day, the User’s pay profile (unless it is renewed) will be converted to Free profile without any extra costs.

    1. THE USER’S OBLIGATIONS
      1. 6.1 Obligations of eligibility to the Service
        • 6.1.1 Matchplat Services may not be used by people under the age of 18.
        • 6.1.2 Matchplat Services are reserved for professionals, entrepreneurs and agencies (both private and public), and can only be used for purposes compatible with Matchplat purposes: connecting business operators and allowing them to seek new business opportunities.

       

      1. 6.2 Safety requirements
        • 6.2.1 The User is committed to ensuring maximum security in managing his own account.
        • 6.2.2 In particular, with the following general contract terms the User agrees:
        • a)-to use his own name and real information;
        • b)-to keep his contact information correct and up to date.
        • c)-not to create or use an account on behalf of another person
        • d)-not to create another account without our permission, if the original account is disabled or suspended;
        • e)-not to share his password, let anyone else access his account, or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of his account;
        • f)-not to transfer his account;
        • g)-not to upload viruses or other malicious code;
        • h)-not to solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else.

       

      1. 6.3 Protection obligations for third parties
        • 6.3.1 The User is committed to respecting the rights of third parties: natural persons or agencies; registered or not registered subjects with Matchplat platform.
        • 6.3.2 In particular, with these general contract terms, the User agrees:
        • a)-not to use Matchplat Services in order to harm the third parties;
        • b)-not to disclose information, communications, and other false information or promising information regarding the third parties;
        • c)-not to publish information or documents reserved by law, by contract or by their nature;
        • d)-not to use illegal names, distinctive signs, intellectual property or industrial property rights of the third parties;
        • e)-not to adopt practices aimed at creating confusion on the market;
        • f)-not to publish racist, homophobic, sexist or otherwise offensive or discriminatory background content or prohibited by Applicable Law;
        • g)-not to facilitate or encourage any violations of these general contract conditions;

       

      1. 6.4 Obligations towards Matchplat
        • 6.4.1 The User is committed to using the provided Services within the limits of these general terms and Applicable Law.
        • 6.4.2 In particular, with these general contract terms, the User agrees:
        • a)-not to publish strictly personal contents and incompatible contents with the purposes of Matchplat: connecting economic operators and allowing them to seek new business opportunities;
        • b)-not to infringe the intellectual or industrial property rights that Matchplat owns.

       

      1. 6.5 Violation of contractual obligations
        • 6.5.1 Matchplat will remove content and information posted in breach of contract or law obligations. The author of the illegal publication will be warned (through our Services or other means) to make correct use of the offered Services, in order not to incur any more serious penalties: suspension of the Service or termination of the contract. If the User considers that its contents have been unfairly removed, he may address his claim to [email protected]
        • 6.5.2 Matchplat has a right to terminate this contract if the User commits “serious breaches” to the contractual obligations. For “Serious breaches” we mean any form of failure of paragraphs 6.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.2.2 (all letters) and 6.3.2 (all letters) of these general conditions; also “serious” infractions repeated in sections 6.2.1, 6.3.1, 6.4.1, 6.4.2 (all letters) of these general conditions. The termination of the contract and subsequent Service interruption will be communicated to the User via his email address. The effects of the termination of the contract will start from the date of receipt of such notice. The expelled User may address his claim to [email protected].
        • 6.5.3 As an alternative to the termination of the contract, Matchplat will be entitled to suspend the Service for a maximum of 30 days: for the entire duration of the penalty, the User will not be allowed to access his account and use Matchplat Services. The suspended User may address his claim to [email protected].
        • 6.5.4 The expelled User (in case of termination) or suspended User (in case of suspension) is not entitled to partial repayment of the paid price.

    1. PAYMENT
      1. The User who buys a Pay Service accepts our Terms of Payment.
      2. Free Services will be activated on the User’s personal profile at the end of the registration. Such Services are issued for an unlimited duration. However, each party (User or Matchplat) has the right to withdraw from the contract at any time and with immediate effect. In order to withdraw this contract the User will simply have to close his own Matchplat account.
      3. In the event of a withdrawal (unless otherwise provided contained in these general terms), the refund will be quantified on the basis of the residual value of the contract at the time of (early) termination.
      4. Refunds will have to be requested by the User, failing that Matchplat won’t arrange them officially. The requested refunds will be paid on the debit system indicated by the user in the appropriate refund request.

    1. CONTENTS POSTED BY THE USER; USER LICENCE GRANTED BY MATCHPLAT; PERSONAL DATA TREATMENT
      1. The User will hold all contents, comments, suggestions and information posted on Matchplat Services.
      2. On the basis of these general contract terms, the User grants Matchplat a non-exclusive licence on the information and content posted by him on Matchplat Services. The licence allows Matchplat to use, store, translate, process any information and content, exclusively to ensure the best technical working of the platform and the maximum efficiency of the Offered Service.
      3. The User may terminate his licence at any time, by deleting the posted information or content or by closing his personal account. Matchplat undertakes not to use information and content no longer supported by a specific licence. The final deletion of these data from Matchplat backup will be made by 90 days since the day of the licence interruption.
      4. Matchplat has no right to transfer or sublicense the licence granted by the User.
      5. Matchplat undertakes to manage the information and content posted in a professional manner, in respect of its Privacy and Cookie Policy , by technical systems that are appropriate to grant the maximum security and confidentiality in the collected data retention.

    1. RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE USER’S POSTED CONTENTS
      1. Matchplat is not responsible for any damage caused by users because of improper use of the offered Services. Matchplat does not examine information and content posted by users in advance and does not grant its accuracy, completeness, truthfulness and legality.
      2. Improper or potentially improper uses of Matchplat Services may be reported with claim to the address [email protected]
      3. In any case, Matchplat does not take responsibility for damages caused by users although the improper use is reported with a specific complaint.

    1. EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY
      1. To the extent permitted under the Applicable Law, Matchplat does not recognize the User any explicit or implied guarantee and insurance.
      2. To the extent allowed by the Applicable Law, Matchplat is not responsible for the loss of opportunities, reputation, profits or revenues suffered by the User and connected to the use of the Matchplat Services.

    1. THE RIGHTS OF INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY
      1. Except as provided in these general contract terms or other separate documents, the User is not granted the licence of the intellectual property rights (copyright, etc.) and industrial property (trademark, patent, industrial design, etc.) of which Matchplat is the holder.
      2. The use of Matchplat Services is also subject to our Copyright and Trademark notice.

    1. NOTIFICATIONS AND SERVICE MESSAGES
      1. 12.1 The User agrees to receive alerts and communications by Matchplat in the following ways:
      2. 1)-a notice within the Service;
      3. 2)-a message sent to the contact details provided by the User (eg email address, mobile number, postal address).
      4. 12.2 The User is committed to keeping up-to-date information.

    1. AMENDMENTS
      1. Matchplat reserves the right to modify these general contract terms in order to absorb Law changes (Applicable Law and National Laws) or to adapt the offered Service to new technological innovations or for other justified reasons. The restrictive changes to the offered Service (ie those ones that reduce the utilities offered by the Service) will be communicated to the User (by our Services or other means) before they become effective. If the User disapproves of these changes, he may withdraw from this contract (by closing his Matchplat account). In case of withdrawal, the Pay User will be entitled to the refund of the paid price. The refund quantification will be made by Matchplat on the basis of the remaining duration of the dissolved contract. If after 15 days since the communication of the changes, the User continues to use Matchplat Services, the changes shall be deemed accepted.
      2. Privacy Policies and Cookies may be modified by Matchplat in full respect of the National Laws. Updates will always be available on www.matchplat.com, in the legal area at the bottom of the three main pages of the website: Home, Features and Pricing.
      3. Additional terms to these general contract terms may be modified by Matchplat in full respect of the Applicable Law. Updates will always be available on www.matchplat.com, in the legal area at the bottom of the three main pages of the website: Home, Features and Pricing.

    1. APPLICABLE LAW
      1. This contract is governed by the Italian law.

    1. DISPUTE RESOLUTION
      1. The Tribunal of Milan (Italy) shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of or in connection with the validity, interpretation and performance of these general contract conditions.

    1. MATCHPLAT CONTACTS
      1. If the User wishes to send communications, complaints or notifications may contact us:
      2. 1)-at the online address [email protected];
      3. 2)-via mail to this address: Via Lega Lombarda 6, 25030 Adro (BS), Italy

  1. FINAL PROVISIONS
    1. These general contract conditions replaces any other preceding general conditions.
    2. The purchase agreement (free or pay) is not transferable, in whole or in part, without prior agreement with Matchplat.
    3. The added terms form an integral part of these general contract conditions.
    4. The Italian text of the present contract shall be the only authentic text. In case of conflict between any of the translated versions and the Italian version, the latter will prevail.
Date of the last revision: 30/04/2018