The website www.archtalent.com (hereinafter Archtalent) is owned by:
℅ Factory Berlin
Rheinsberger Str. 76/77
Amtsgericht Charlottenburg, HRB 185165 B
Archtalent operates this website to provide with professional opportunities to a community of individuals and architecture offices of the architecture and design fields.
Archtalent is freely available to all interested parties. Certain services are accessible only to registered users. Registration is free of charge. We reserve the right to introduce additional, fee-based premium services at a later date.
Only natural persons of legal age are permitted to register.
Each user is allowed to register at archtalent only once. By registering, the user confirms that he is not yet a member or that he has deleted an earlier existing account.
To register, the user must fill in the required fields on the registration form completely, accurately, and truthfully.
Registering a user with someone else’s information or with information that is otherwise incorrect is not permitted.
The user may register only under his correct civil name. The use of pseudonyms or invented names is not permitted.
A right to enter into a use agreement does not exist. Archtalent may reject a registration without giving reasons.
The ability to identify persons on the Internet is very limited. Archtalent therefore cannot guarantee that the information provided represents a user’s true identity. It is up to each user to convince himself of the identity of another user.
Registering as an individual
When you sign up for Archtalent you provide us with your name, email, and birth date. In some cases we may ask for additional information for security reasons or to provide specific services to you. Once you register, you will also be able to add a picture of yourself, a personal website, projects and personal information about yourself, such as your social networks, abilities and expertise.
Registering as an architecture office
You can only register as an individual, if you want to have your office registered you have to ask for that at: firstname.lastname@example.org, our team will have to approve and complete the registration for you. Afterwards we will provide you with a valid user and password for you to use the platform. Once your office is registered, you will also be able to modify some content of your profile, add work and interact with other users. To modify the profile pictures, change the google address, add videos, quotes and pictures of your team and office, you will have to ask for that at: email@example.com
Your personal information like name, projects and expertise will be viewable by every user on Archtalent if you choose to add this information. To add this information is your choice.
In addition to name and email address, we require you to provide your birth date during the registration process. We ask for your date of birth to verify that you are 18 or older. We always keep this private.
Editing your profile
You may change or remove your personal or company profile information at any time by going to your profile page and clicking ‘Edit’, the information will be updated immediately.
Deleting your profile
If you want to stop using your account you may delete it. When you delete an account, it is permanently deleted from Archtalent. You should only delete your account if you are certain you never want to reactivate it. You may delete your account on your settings tab.
Content provided by Archtalent
Archtalent or, where applicable, the designated author, is solely entitled to any and all rights, in particular proprietary rights of use and exploitation, to the content and services published by Archtalent on the Archtalent Internet platform (e.g. texts, images, documents and videos) as well as the database itself, to the exclusion of the user. The user is prohibited from changing or removing any copyright notices, trademarks or similar information. Any reproduction or other use requires written permission. Violations will be prosecuted under criminal and civil law in the interests of the owners of the respective rights.
Content retrieved by the user from Archtalent – including information, text, images, downloads, software, scripts, etc. – may only be used for the user‘s own personal, official or professional use. Individual copies may be made for this purpose only. The content may not be made available or accessible to third parties in such a way that the third party is saved having to subscribe for paid services; this applies in particular to the companies affiliated with the user‘s company. The content may not be repeatedly and systematically copied to a database or a network accessible to third parties who are seeking calls for tenders or content of the types mentioned above. It is also prohibited to repeatedly and systematically send the aforementioned content to such third parties.
If the user ignores the provisions of the two previous paragraphs, Archtalent is entitled to terminate the contractual relationship without advance notice and to block the access to the platform immediately. The user retains the opportunity, in this case, to demonstrate that no damages or a significantly lower amount of damages were incurred.
The user is prohibited from blocking, overwriting, modifying, or copying the text, images, downloads, software or scripts of the Archtalent Internet platform insofar as such is not required for proper use of the Archtalent Internet platform. Moreover, the user shall refrain from any action that is capable of impairing the functionality of the competitionline Internet platform, in particular excessive loading of the Archtalent Internet platform.
Content provided by the user
By posting or submitting content (e.g. text, images, videos, and documents of any kind), the user grants Archtalent the unrestricted right in terms of both time and place to store and publish the content on the Archtalent Internet platform. Archtalent is entitled to grant the rights to third parties that are involved with publication on the Archtalent Internet platform on behalf of Archtalent.
In addition, the user grants Archtalent the right to publish the content posted by the user or provided to Archtalent for publication in media partners and those social media profiles operated by Archtalent in conjunction with the platform, including such profiles on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, Youtube, etc. Archtalent may in particular edit, reproduce, disseminate, make publicly accessible and dispatch and otherwise employ or exploit such content in the scope required for use in accordance with the above sentence.
These rights shall be granted free of charge.
In individual cases Archtalent shall obtain any other rights of use from the user.
By posting or submitting the content the user guarantees that the user is entitled to dispose of the rights granted and that posting the contribution does not violate the rights of any third parties. The user guarantees that the consent of the person depicted and/or, if applicable, the owner of the depicted item has been obtained.
The user authorizes Archtalent to process, store and use data received in connection with the business relationship within the meaning of the German Data Protection Law. Such data shall be disclosed to third parties only with written consent from the user, unless there exists a legal or government imposed obligation, or disclosure is required for the purpose of evidence or execution of business relations.
Registration of the user will be revoked in the event that the contract is canceled either by Archtalent or by the user.
Archtalent uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ('Google'). Google Analytics uses so-called 'cookies', text data files that are stored on your computer and which make it possible to analyze your use of the website. The information generated by cookies with regard to your use of the Internet platform (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA. Google employs this information in order to evaluate your use of the website in order to compile reports on website activities for the website operator and in order to provide other services connected with use of the website and the Internet. Google may also disclose such information to third parties insofar as such disclosure is legally prescribed or insofar third parties process such data on behalf of Google. By using this website, the user consents to the processing of the user‘s data by Google, in the manner described above and for the purposes set out above.
Alternatively, the user can prevent the installation of cookies by changing the settings of the browser software. However, in this case the user may not be able to make complete use of all of the functions of the website.
Applicable Law and Jurisdiction
Except in those cases in which peremptory norms in the United States or in any member state of the European Union require something different: this Agreement is subject to the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany, excluding the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) and excluding the applicable conflict rules (of law private international); and you agree, and Archtalent agrees, to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts and tribunals of the city of Berlin, Germany, for the resolution of any dispute, action or proceeding that may take place in connection with this Agreement.
Date of last revision: 10th of January 2018