Terms of service

Article 1: Object

The actual ToS or Terms of Service legally refer to the usage of koyokulum website (also mentionned to "the website").

Constituing the contract between the non-profit association of general interest KoyOkulum, the user, the access to the website must be preceded with these TOS's agreement.

Article 2: Legal Mentions

The edition of the koyokulum.org website is assured by the non-profit KoyOkulum association placed under the law of July 1, 1901, which head office is located at 108 rue Marius Berliet, 69008, Lyon, Metropolitan France.

L’hébergeur du site koyokulum.org est la société Heroku Inc., 650 7th Street, San Francisco.

The koyokulum.org website hoster is Heroku Inc., 650 7th Street, San Francisco.

Article 3: Website's working

The KoyOkulum website let donations being gathered for the structures in need, like village schools for example.

The structures create a school page and locale themselves on a world map.

The patrons browse the world map in an interactive way where the school pages are located. The patrons can directly donate on the school page.

The website is freely accessible from anywhere, by any user owning an Internet access. Every fees necessary for the access to the services (hardware, Internet connection…) belong to the user's responsibility.

The access to the dedicated services to the members can be done with a username and a password.

For maintenance or any other reason, the access to the website can be interrupted or suspended by the editor without further notice nor justification.

Article 4 : Data gathering

As for the user account creation, the information gathering while signing up on the website is necessary and mandatory. According to the law n°78-17 of January 6 towards information technology, files and freedom, personal information gathering and processing are done within the respect of the privacy.

Following the information technology and liberty law on January 6, 1978, articles 39 & 40, the user has the right to access, edit, delete and oppose to their personal data. The application of this right can be done thanks to:

  • the contact form;
  • the customer space.

The payment facilities for the patrons on KoyOkulum are provided by:

  • Stripe and submited to the Stripe Payment and Stripe billing service agreements, including Stripe services modalities (the whole being called the "Stripe Services Agreement"). By abyding to the actual ToS or continuing to operate as a patreon on KoyOkulum, you accept to be bound to the Stripe Services Agreement, as those may occasionally be modified by Stripe itself. As KoyOkulum let payments be done through Stripe, you accept to provide KoyOkulum with accurate and complete information about you and your activity and you accept that KoyOkulum share this information as such as those concerning you, through the Stripe payment solution.
  • Transferwise, which let donations being sent straight on the account of the structures in need.

Article 5: Intellectual Property

The brands, logos as much as KoyOkulum website's content (illustrations, charts, texts…) are protected by the Intellectual Property Code and by the copyright.

Reproduction, copy of the content by the user require an express authorization from the website. In this case, each usage for commercial or advertisement purpose is prohibited.

Article 6: Responsibility

Information broadcasted on KoyOkulum website are presented as a purely informational purpose and have no contractual value. In spite of regular updates, the website's responsibility cannot be engaged in case of modification of the administrative and juridic dispositions, which appear after the publication. The same applies to the use and interpretation of information communicated on the platform.

The site accepts no responsibility for malware that can infect the User's computer equipment after use or access to this site.

The total guarantee of data security and confidentiality is not provided by the site. However, the site undertakes to implement all methods required to do it best.

KoyOkulum : “hoster”

It is reminded in solemn terms that "KoyOkulum" remains a host technical intermediary regarding the launching of a "campaign participative donation "by users of the interface. "KoyOkulum" in as a host is therefore bound by limited liability. The responsibility of "KoyOkulum" as host can be retained only if it was aware of the manifestly illicit information, and did not act within a reasonable time to withdraw it.

KoyOkulum : “editor”

KoyOkulum is responsible in his own name like any other User when it initiates the launch of a donation campaign.

Article 7: hyperlinks

The website may consist of hypertext links. By clicking on these, the User will exit the platform. The latter has no control and cannot be held responsible for the content of web pages relating to these connections.

Article 8: Cookies

During website visits, the automatic installation of a cookie on the User's browser may occur.

Cookies correspond to small files temporarily placed on the mass memory of the User's computer. These cookies are required to ensure accessibility and navigation on the website. These files do not contain no personal information and cannot be used for the identification of a person.

The information in cookies is used to improve navigation performance on the koyokulum.org website.

By browsing the site, the User accepts cookies. Their deactivation can be done via the settings of the navigation software.

Article 9: Publication by the user

The KoyOkulum site allows members to post comments, create school pages.

In his publications, the member must respect the rules of benevolence as well as the rules of law in force.

The site has the right to exercise a priori moderation on publications and can refuse to put them online without having to provide justification.

The member user retains all of their property rights intellectual. However, any publication on the site implies the delegation of the non-exclusive and free right to the publishing company to represent, reproduce, modify, adapt and distribute the publication anywhere and on any medium for the duration of the intellectual property. This can be done directly or through an authorized third party. This concerns in particular the right to use the publication on the web and on mobile telephone networks.

With each use, the publisher undertakes to mention the name of the member near the publication.

The User is held responsible for all content that he puts online. The User agrees not to publish content that may harm the interests of third parties. All legal proceedings brought by an injured third party against the site must be borne by the User.

The deletion or modification by the site of the User's content can be done at any time, for any reason and without notice.

Article 10: Contract length

This contract is valid for an indefinite period. The beginning of the use of the services of the site marks the application of the contract with regard to the User.

Article 11: Applicable law and competent jurisdiction

These CGU are subject for their validity, their interpretation and their execution to the French law which will be only applicable. The official language of these Terms is French. In case of discrepancy between the French version and a translation, the French version will prevail.

In the event that a dispute arises from the performance, from the interpretation or the termination of these T & Cs, it is agreed before any legal action that any claim will be subject to prior notice by registered mail with request for acknowledgment of receipt in order to find a prior agreement around mediation, the duration of which cannot exceed 45 days. After this period, each party will be free to initiate legal proceedings. Mail should be addressed to the following address: 108 rue Marius Berliet 69008 Lyon.

Only the jurisdictions within the jurisdiction of the Lyon Court of Appeal will be competent, with the exception of disputes between one or more parties having the quality of merchants. In this case, jurisdiction will be determined in accordance with the rules of ordinary law.

Article 12: Evidence agreement

Acceptance of the general conditions of use by electronic means has the same probative value as the agreement on paper, in accordance with the law of March 13, 2000.

The computerized registers and stored in the computer systems will be kept under reasonable security conditions and considered as proof of communications.

Archiving during the period of validity of the User account is carried out on a reliable and durable medium that can be produced as evidence.