Updated version: January 25, 2023
These Terms of Service are permanently available at https://painresearchers.com/page/terms-of-use.
1. Legal notice
The Service is provided by Neurovations Education, with offices at 3416 Valle Verde Dr. Ste C, Napa, CA, USA, 94558
Email: [email protected]
Google Cloud Platform
Company located at Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, Ireland
Registered in the Dublin Trade and Companies Register under the number: 752925594
Phone number: +353 1 436 1000
Community Website: the online platform named PURPOSE, the PRUPOSE Network, Positively Uniting Researchers of Pain to Opine, Synthesize, & Engage, or PURPOSE: The pain Research Network , edited by Hivebrite and provided by Neurovations Education, allowing User to benefit from the Service. This program is supported by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders And Stroke of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number R24RS132282. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.
User Account: means a dedicated online account opened by any visitor and providing an access to the Service. Identifiers: means login and password or social login the User used to create the User Account.
Party or Parties: means the User and Neurovations Education designated either individually or collectively.
Service: means the Community Website and all the functionalities provided thereto and described in the Terms and Conditions.
Service Content: any data, text, files, information, usernames, images, graphics, photos, profiles, audio and video clips, sounds, works of authorship, applications, links, and other content or materials made available during the Service.
User or Users: means any person authorized by <customer name> to access and use of the Service after creation of a User Account.
User Content: any content created, posted, or shared by the User, on or through the Service including any information, data, photos and other content relating to the User.
The Terms of Service will come into effect on first access to the Service for the entire duration of use.
4. Description of the Service
The Service enables Users to connect with each other, build communities, or also to network.
● Connect with people, groups, businesses the User is interested in:
o Live feed: allows Users to have access to a newsfeed aggregating contents posted via the application. They can comment on the posts.
o Recommend: allows Users to suggest someone to be invited by the admin.
o Geolocation: allows Users to be located via their device in order to know who is near them.
o Mentoring: allows Users to declare themselves mentors in specific domains so they can be contacted by users wishing to be mentored.
● Communicate with others by sharing content such as status, photos, videos, sending private messages, as well as creating events, groups, or projects.
o Directory: provide with the contact details of other Users.
o Private messages: allow Users to discuss by private messages.
o Projects: allows Users to create a project.
o Groups: Users can be part of groups with all the features of the application
o Event organization: allows Users to create events.
● Ensure the safety and integrity of the Community Website with a reporting tool allowing the Users to signal contents and other Users.
● Share job offers, collaboration requests, and other opportunities or apply to job offers published in the Community Website;
● Stay up to date with news about the HEAL Initiative, the PURPOSE network, and pain researcher professional activities and activities in the Community Website:
o Email campaign: the User can receive emails campaigns from PURPOSE
o Notification: Users that have agreed can receive notifications sent by PURPOSE
o Media center: Users can upload files that are stored in the Community Website.
These Terms of Service govern the use of each component of the Service.
5. Access to the Service
Access to the Service shall be subject to the creation of a User Account.
The Service is available on the website [https://painresearchers.com/] [or the mobile app PURPOSE: the Pain Research Network that
can be downloaded through the Apple App Store and Google Play Store].
5.1.Requirements for the access to the Service
The User must ensure to has (the “User’s System”):
- The ability and means required to access the Services and to use it;
- The appropriate hardware (computer, smartphone...) and operating software and shall carry out the responsibility of the maintenance and the security;
- An Internet access from any access provider of the User’s choice;
- An adapted configuration of the browser.
Users shall bear all the costs for accessing the Service.
5.2.Creation of the User Account
This shall require the entering of personal identification data through the online registration form accessible at the following address: [https://painresearchers.com/signup].
The User shall enter user identification data such as [name, surname, allocated user ID and email] and is invited to choose Identifiers.]
The User agrees to provide only accurate and complete information when creating, verifying, or updating their Account information.
In order to fully benefit from the Services, the User must log-in and with their identifying information. Identifiers are personal and confidential. Users are responsible for keeping it secret and not disclose it to any third party in any form and for any reason whatsoever.
The User’s login can only be changed at the request of the User or at the initiative of Neurovations Education. The User’s password is modifiable by the User through the User’s Account. The User is solely and entirely responsible for the use of the User’s Identifiers and undertakes to do everything possible to keep it secret and not to disclose them to anyone, in any form whatsoever and for any reason whatsoever. If the User forgets her/his password, the User can generate a new one by clicking on the link “Reset my password” available [https://painresearchers.com/users/password/new].
The User is solely responsible for the activity that occurs on its User Account and will be responsible to keep its Identifiers secure and for the use of his Identifiers by third-parties or for any actions or declarations made through his User Account, whether fraudulent or not, and guarantees Neurovations Education against any request in this respect.
If the User has reason to believe that a person is fraudulently using identification elements or his User Account, she or he must immediately inform Neurovations Education/PURPOSE Administrators by e-mail at the following address [[email protected]].
The User is solely responsible for the improper access, damage, disruption, loss or theft and adverse consequences caused by its breach of the confidentiality of the Identifiers. In case of loss, misappropriation or unauthorized use of its password, the User shall immediately notify Neurovations Education/PURPOSE Administrators by e-mail at the following address [[email protected]]..
Users may not use another’s account without permission. A User Account may not be shared, transferred, or sold to other parties, nor are they to be used by or made available to any person or entity except the registered user.
6. Cost of the Service
The Service is available for free of charge (excluding any connection costs, whose price depends on your electronic communication service provider).
7. Intellectual property
The Service and the Service Content belong and shall remain the property of Neurovations Education or its licensors as appropriate, and is protected by copyright, patent when applicable, trade secret and other intellectual property laws.
The User shall not acquire any of such rights title and interest (including, without limitation, all intellectual property rights such as copies, modifications, extensions and derivative works thereof) save as otherwise expressly set out in this Article 7.2 and the User shall take all necessary measures to this effect. All rights not expressly granted to Users are reserved and retained.
Neurovations Education is the producer of databases on the Community Website and Neurovations Education is the owner of any databases made available. The User shall not extract or reuse a substantial qualitative or quantitative portion of the databases, including for private purpose.
7.2.User’s right of use
In connection with the use of the Services and Service Content or User’s Content, the User is not authorized to, or cannot allow a third party to:
- violate any applicable laws, rules or regulations, notably cause damage or injury to any person or property, infringes any rights of third parties including but not limited to any intellectual property rights and privacy rights or perform any other illegal, harmful or fraudulent activities;
- probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system or network;
- remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with any security measures of any network, computer or communications system, software application, or network or computing device;
- attempts to connect without permission and/or damage, in any way whatsoever, any users, hosts or networks;
- disturb, hamper, interfere or interrupt the access to or operation of the Service and Service Content including by transmitting any worms, viruses, spyware, malware or any other code of a destructive or disruptive nature.
8. User’s undertakings
The User represents and warrants that she or he retains ownership of all of his intellectual property rights in the User Content or that this User Content is subject to a license granted to the User by a third party holding these rights, under conditions allowing the User to freely use and/or transfer these elements for the purpose of using the Service, under the conditions described in the Terms and Conditions. Neurovations Education/the PURPOSE Network does not claim ownership of the User Content.
The User holds Neurovations Education/the PURPOSE Network harmless from all claims or actions brought by third parties on the grounds of an infringement of their rights, including, without limitation, publicity rights, copyrights, trademark and/or other intellectual property rights or privacy rights in the User Content.
Persons aged 13 years old or less are not authorized to access the Service.
9. User’s rules of conduct
User may not post content which includes, but is not limited to: (i) sexually explicit materials; (ii) obscene, misleading, libelous, slanderous, violent, hateful and/or unlawful content or profanity; (iii) content that infringes upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other personal or proprietary right, or that is deceptive or fraudulent; (iv) content that promotes the use or sale of illegal or regulated substances, tobacco products, ammunition and/or firearms; and (v) gambling, including without limitation, any online casino, sports books, bingo or poker (“Objectionable Content”)via the Service.
User may not defame, stalk, bully, abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate or intimidate people or entities and must not post private or confidential information via the Service, including, without limitation, the User or any other person's credit card information, social security or alternate national identity numbers, non-public phone numbers or non-public email addresses.
User must not create accounts with the Service through unauthorized means, including but not limited to, by using an automated device, script, bot, spider, crawler or scraper.
User must not attempt to restrict another User from using or enjoying the Service and must not encourage or facilitate violations of these Terms of Service.
User may only make non-commercial uses of the Service and Service Content. Use of Service or the Service Content for any commercial, public or political purpose is strictly prohibited. Prohibited activities include, but are not limited to: (1) activities that are illegal or fraudulent; (2) use that inaccurately implies endorsement, approval, or sponsorship by Neurovations Education/the PURPOSE Network (or any individual officer or employee of Neurovations Education or affiliates); (3) use that can be confused with official communications of <customer name> or its officers or employees; and (4) print or electronic mass mailings (sometimes known as "spamming"), solicitations for commercial services.
10. Reporting and moderation
In order to ensure the Community Website provides the best experience possible for everyone, if a User sees any inappropriate content, she or he must use the “Report as offensive” feature found under each post.
Neurovations Education/the PURPOSE Network has no general obligation to monitor User Content nor to investigate whether facts or circumstances are revealing illicit activities. Neurovations Education/the PURPOSE Networkhas set up a reporting tool allowing any User to notify illegal, abusive and harmful content.
The knowledge of such content is deemed effective when the hosting provider is notified of following:
- The notification date;
- The notifying User identity;
- The description of the facts in contention (possibly with screen shots of the content);
- As well as the reasons for which the content must be removed.
If a User Content is reported, Neurovations Education/the PURPOSE Network reserves the right to withdraw the reported content and/or suspend or terminate the User Account of the User having originally published the reported content in the conditions set forth in Article 11.2.
11. Termination, suspension, or revocation of access
11.1.Deletion of the User Account by the User
At any time, the User may delete its User Account without notice through the Community Website or by contacting Neurovations Education/the PURPOSE Network at the address or email address mentioned in Article 15.
Deletion is effective immediately and all the data collected upon the subscription as well as the content published by the User on the Community Website is deleted.
12. Privacy; Confidentiality
13. Limitation of Warranty and Liability; Indemnification.
Neurovations Education is not responsible for the User’s device compatibility nor if the User is unable to connect due to any technical problem related to the Internet network or a failure in the User's computer facilities and equipment.
Neurovations Education shall not be responsible for User’s System nor any problems arising from or related to User’s System or caused by the Internet. User is responsible for the security of the User System and the security of its access to and connection with the Services.
Insofar as it has not been reported in the conditions of Article 10, any document, information, data, or elements available via the Service, including User Content (“Information”) is provided without any guarantees, notably that the Information is comprehensive or accurate.
The User is solely responsible for the use of the Information and bears all the risks arising from your reliance on this Information. The Information is provided on the condition that the User can determine its interest for a specific purpose before use. Under no circumstances Neurovations Education accepts liability for injury arising from reliance on the said Information, its use or use of a product to which it refers.
The User is solely responsible for all User Content posted, and assumes all risks relating to its use by others and others’ reliance on its accuracy. The User acknowledges that, following the publication of the any content, its information will become accessible to all the Users on the Community Website and that as such, same information will be published, modified, translated, reproduced in any form and accessible, saved and reproduced by other Users and Neurovations Education. Neurovations Education will have no responsibility or liability in connection with the User Content.
Neurovations Education/the PURPOSE Network expressly excludes any liability for events of any kind that may occur during any meeting organized between Users within the use of the Services.
14. Hypertext links
The Community Website may provide links to websites operated by third parties or other internet sources/networks, as well as data/information coming from third-party servers. Neurovations Education/the PURPOSE Network does not endorse or accept responsibility for the content or the use of third-party websites and cannot be held liable for any damage following or in relation with use or the fact of having trusted the content/data/results available on such third-party servers, external sources or internet sites.
If a User uses third-party sites or content from third-party servers, User does so solely at User’s own risk. Links do not imply that the Company is affiliated or associated with any linked site.
The User can use these contact details for any technical support request.
The User is informed, as consumer, of the possibility to use a conventional mediation procedure or any other alternative dispute resolution method. In particular, the User may refer the matter to the California Department of Consumer Affairs.
The User can submit a dispute to the Online Dispute Resolution platform proposed by the European Commission, which may be accessed at the following address: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/.
terminate the Service and delete its User Account under the conditions set forth in Article 11.
Change of the Service. Neurovations Education/the PURPOSE Network may further develop or modify the Service or the Service Content only to improve its quality. The User will be informed of such development/modification as soon as it is implemented.
Convention of proof. Electronic documents exchanged by electronic means between the User and Neurovations Education shall be regarded as writings having the same probative force as writings on paper in the meaning of applicable law. They may constitute faithful and durable copies in accordance with applicable law, so that the User is invited to keep them.
Force majeure. In no case <Customer name> may be held liable for any breach of its contractual obligations resulting from a force majeure event as defined in applicable law and related jurisprudence.
PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network app App End User License Agreement
This End User License Agreement (“Agreement”) is between you and PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network and governs use of this app made available through the Apple Ap Store. By installing the PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network App, you agree to be bound by this Agreement and understand that there is no tolerance for objectionable content. If
you do not agree with the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you are not entitled to use the PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network App.
In order to ensure PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network provides the best experience possible for everyone, we strongly enforce a no tolerance policy for objectionable content. If you see inappropriate content, please use the “Report as offensive” feature found under each post.
This Agreement is between you and PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network only, and not Apple, Inc. (“Apple”). Notwithstanding the foregoing, you acknowledge that Apple and its subsidiaries are third party beneficiaries of this Agreement and Apple has the right to enforce this Agreement against you. Name of the app, not Apple, is solely
responsible for the Name of the app App and its content.
Name of the app may collect and use information about your usage of the PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network App, including certain types of information from and about your device. PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network may use this information, as long as it is in a form that does not personally identify you, to measure the use and performance of the PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network.
3. Limited License
PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to use the PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network App for your personal, non-commercial purposes. You may only use the PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network App on Apple devices that you own or control and as permitted by the App Store Terms of Service.
4. Age Restrictions
By using the PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network, you represent and warrant that (a) you are 18 years of age or older and you agree to be bound by this Agreement; (b) if you are under 18 years of age, you have obtained verifiable consent from a parent or legal guardian; and (c) your use of the PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network App does not violate any applicable law or regulation. Your access to the PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network App may be terminated without warning if PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network believes, in its sole discretion, that you are under the age of 18 years and have not obtained verifiable consent from a parent or legal guardian. If you are a parent or legal guardian and you provide your consent to your child’s use of the PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network App, you agree to be bound by this Agreement in respect to your child’s use of the PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network App.
5. Objectionable Content Policy
Content may not be submitted to PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network, who will moderate all content and ultimately decide whether or not to post a submission to the extent such content includes, is in conjunction with, or alongside any, Objectionable Content. Objectionable
Content includes, but is not limited to: (i) sexually explicit materials; (ii) obscene, defamatory, libelous, slanderous, violent and/or unlawful content or profanity; (iii) content that infringes upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other personal or proprietary right, or that is deceptive or fraudulent; (iv) content that promotes the use or sale of illegal or regulated substances, tobacco products, ammunition and/or firearms; and (v) gambling, including without limitation, any online casino, sports books, bingo or poker.
PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network disclaims all warranties about the PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network App to the fullest extent permitted by law. To the extent any warranty exists under law that cannot be disclaimed, PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network, not Apple, shall be solely responsible for such warranty.
7. Maintenance and Support
PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network does provide minimal maintenance or support for it but not to the extent that any maintenance or support is required by applicable law, PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network, not Apple, shall be obligated to furnish any such maintenance or support.
8. Product Claims
PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network, not Apple, is responsible for addressing any claims by you relating to the PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network App or use of it, including, but not limited to: (i) any product liability claim; (ii) any claim that the PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network App fails to conform to any applicable legal or regulatory requirement; and (iii) any claim arising under consumer protection or similar legislation. Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed an admission that you may have such claims.
9. Third Party Intellectual Property Claims
PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network shall not be obligated to indemnify or defend you with respect to any third party claim arising out or relating to the PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network App. To the extent PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network is required to provide indemnification by applicable law, PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network, not Apple, shall be solely responsible for the investigation, defense, settlement and discharge of any claim that the PURPOSE: The Pain Researcher Network App or your use of it infringes any third party intellectual property right.