General terms and conditions

Welcome to www.myhomeparty.net! This website is managed by The Grapevine BVBA as My Home Party ("My Home Party", "we", "our" or "us"), a Belgian company with its offices located in Pieter Jozef Nauwelaersstraat 20, B-2600 Berchem (Antwerp), Belgium (Head Office: Rhinezathe 4, 3454 PV De Meern (Utrecht), The Netherlands). These General Conditions apply to your use of this website.
 
Your agreement is subject to these Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.
Please read these General Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy carefully before you browse or use this website. When browsing or using this website you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you do NOT agree to be bound by these Conditions, you may NOT use this website.
(updated 18/11/2014).

Summary

  • The content of this site (User Generated Content, visuals, copy, information that you reveal on the website, etc.) is the property of My Home Party, forming part of The Grapevine BVBA, and our customers. Customers may not directly communicate with members, unless they themselves consent to it.
  • In order to register as a My Home Party member (both as Host and Guest) you must be at least 18 years old.
  • By subscribing to My Home Party you agree to respect the My Home Party Code of Conduct and accept the General Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. If you violate one of these conditions, My Home Party has the right to My Home Party by e-mail about new parties, surveys or polls (short questionnaires), interesting My Home Party news or activities.
  • When participating in a My Home Party you give us permission to share the results of your activities with our customers and business partners, who are interested in the views of Insiders and people in their social circle. This is done exclusively on an anonymous basis. It is therefore not possible for our customers or business partners to to trace information back to you as a person.
  • We are not liable for any direct or indirect damage. As a My Home Party member you are responsible for keeping your account information and password confidential.

Amendments to the General Terms and Conditions

We may still change or update these General Terms and Conditions as a result of the ongoing development of the website. We reserve the right to do this at any time and without prior notice, by uploading the revised version to this site. These changes will enter into force with effect from the date on which we upload the revised version to this website. Your use of this site following any such modification is equivalent to your agreement with the new Terms and Conditions posted on this website. For this reason, it is important to reread these Terms and Conditions regularly.

Liability

You agree to defend, to fully indemnify and protect My Home Party and its directors, officers, employees and agents from and against all claims, demands, losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses (including compensation and lawyers' fees) that stem from or relate to your use of this website (User Generated Content, profile data, data collection etc.) or its content in breach of these General Conditions or your breach of these General Conditions or any warranty or declaration explained herein.
For all the information, please see the Privacy Policy.

Registration

In order to be able to use the website and to participate in Home Parties, a user must first create an account by filling in a registration form with personal information (name, e-mail, address etc.) and non-personal information (interests, activities and so on). Only one account per person, family and address must be created and used. In this regard you must be at least 14 years old (subject to the consent of your parents or guardians). For alcoholic campaigns the minimum age is 18 years for the UK. You hereby agree to the provision of legal and proper identification documents and related information that My Home Party requests to authenticate your age and/or identity to My Home Party and/or its external service providers.
After opening the account, each user will receive an e-mail at their stated e-mail address with a link to activate their account. Each member has a unique login (e-mail address) and associated password. The member himself is responsible for the confidential treatment of his account information and password. In the event of unauthorised use of the user name and password by third parties, the member must inform My Home Party immediately.
During the registration process  you will be given the opportunity to shorten your registration by automatically providing personal data that you already supplied during your registration for Facebook or other websites, for example by the use of Facebook Connect.

Screen Name and Password

You must choose a screen name and password when you register. You will need to login with your screen name and password to enable certain features of the web site to be used. Thus, you cannot upload User Generated Content without first logging in. You must not use the screen name or the password of another person to gain access to this website.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and  may not authorize any other person to use it to gain access to this website. You are solely responsible for the activities of anyone who obtains access to this website using a password assigned to you, even if the person in question is not authorised by you. You must inform My Home Party if your screen name or password is being used without your consent. E-mail us at info@myhomeparty.net if you have reason to believe that your password has been compromised, you need to change this quickly after logging in to your "My Profile".

User Generated Content

More information about the privacy of User Generated Content can be found in the Privacy Policy. My Home Party is not obliged to but may at any time verify User Generated Content. We are not responsible for the accuracy, integrity or quality of User Generated Content and cannot guarantee that harmful, false, misleading, abusive, threatening, defamatory or illegal User Generated Content will not appear on this website. With regards to the conditions of use, you may not upload User Generated Content on or via this website which:
  • is protected by copyright, trademark law, privacy or publicity rights, trade secret rights, confidentiality, contract rights or other rights without the explicit consent of the owner of the relevant rights;
  • is harmful, hateful, threatening, abusive, intimidating, defamatory, sexually explicit, vulgar, immoral, obscene or pornographic, offensive, inappropriate, subversive or which is to your knowledge (or ought to be) false, deceptive or misleading;
  • contains software viruses, Trojan horses or other computer code, files or programs that try to disrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunication equipment;
  • contains any private or sensitive information from a third party, in particular contains information that can be used for identity theft purposes, including addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, Sofi-numbers, dates of birth and credit card numbers;
  • contains no visible trademarks , except those of My Home Party or a Party Sponsor or which are recorded on the materials supplied by My Home Party or the Party Sponsor;
  • contains a depiction, the name or likeness of a person other than the registered user, unless the registered user first obtained permission from the individual;
  • contains a figure, the name or likeness of a child under the age of 14, unless you are the parent or guardian of the child or have obtained the consent of the child's parents or legal guardian;
  • involves the dissemination of  junk mail, chain letters, pyramid schemes, Ponzi schemes or similar material, unsolicited mass messages, phishing or spamming, or otherwise in breach of the Federal CAN-SPAM law or spam laws in any State;
  • contains pages that are restricted or only accessible with a password or hidden pages or images (when not linking to or from another accessible page);
  • shows pornographic or sexually explicit material of any kind;
  • is most likely to violate the acceptable use policies of our Internet Service Providers (ISPs) or other suppliers (in whole or in part);
  • contains links to materials or other content , directly or indirectly, which the registered user responsible for the dissemination of those materials does not have the right to link to or which in some way  competes with this website or My Home Party;
  • is written by others. You may not use, copy, reproduce, distribute, publish, exhibit or execute, create derivative works, send out, sell or in any way exploit it in any way that violates applicable laws or copyright law.
  • encourages others to act in breach of these Terms and Conditions; or
  • violates any applicable local, State, national or international law.
You must contact My Home Party immediately via info@myhomeparty.net if you find User Generated Content that you think is in breach of these Terms and Conditions.

Extended Rules for Use 

In general, My Home Party and its licensors (our active members are the licensors of the User Generated Content) are owners and holders of all rights, title and interest in this website, including all software and code which this website causes to exist and operate, and all texts, pictures, images, illustrations, design, sound, video and audio-video clips, files and other content posted, sent via or otherwise made available on or through this website (the "Content"). In addition, trade names, trademarks and service marks visible on this website are registered or unregistered trademarks of My Home Party or its licensors, Sponsors, or other third parties (collectively the "Trademarks") and are protected by Belgian and international trademark law and treaties.
The following additional rules apply to your use of this website; you may not:
  • try to gain access to parts or the functions of this website or any content for which you do not have the appropriate authorisation;
  • impersonate another person or entity, or otherwise falsely present yourself, your age or your affiliation with a person or entity;
  • use this website in a manner that violates laws or regulations;
  • use this website to acquire money, goods or services for personal gain;
  • use this website to acquire money, goods or services for charitable purposes, unless in connection with your participation in a Home Party event that has a charitable purpose;
  • use this website to promote political viewpoints or  candidates;
  • use this website to send out chain letters or mass e-mail;
  • use this site to facilitate or promote any criminal or illegal activities or to provide educational information about illegal activities;
  • use this website in a manner that interferes with, switches off, disrupts, damages or creates an unnecessary burden for the networks or services that support this website;
  • use this website with a view to collecting e-mail addresses or other contact information from other users via electronic or other resources for the purposes of sending unsolicited e-mails or other unsolicited communications;
  • use this website in a manner which, at our discretion, restricts or prohibits any other user(s) from using or enjoying this website or a My Home Party event.
Additional information can be found in the User and Privacy Policy.

References to Third Party Sites

This website contains links to other websites operated by third parties. Since we have no control over the websites of third parties, you agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such websites and do not support them, nor are we responsible or liable for any content, advertising, services, products, or other materials on or available from such sites. You also acknowledge and agree that My Home Party shall not be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any content, advertising, services, products, or other materials on or available from such sites. These conditions are not applicable to your use of third party web sites; your use of such websites is subject to the terms and conditions and the policy of the owner of such websites.

Copyright

The contents of My Home Party projects, materials, services and website - including all other websites fully or partially under the control of The Grapevine BVBA - such as texts, images, logos, icons, software and other User Generated Content, may not be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, mailed, transferred or distributed. Exceptions hereto may occur during the course of My Home Parties, and this will consequently be explicitly stated.
The copyright will not be infringed by downloading, copying or emailing material once only exclusively for personal purposes. At no time may the User Generated Content be changed or adapted.
All trademarks and brand names and logos are the property of The Grapevine BVBA or their customers and are also fully covered by the rules mentioned above with regard to copyright.

Profile Status

Your Home Party profile status has no monetary value, cannot be converted into cash and is not transferable. The percentage allocated depends on the extent to which a profile is completed and how active a member is on the website. This figure may vary and is specified individually by The Grapevine BVBA. The Grapevine BVBA has the right at any time to modify, extend or reduce the points program, with or without communication to the members.

Closure of the account

Both members and My Home Party have at any time the option to terminate the service, simply via 'My Profile' on the site. The Grapevine BVBA shall incur no liability from a member or third parties by closure of the account. If you violate the Code of Conduct, the Privacy Policy or General Conditions, My Home Party reserves the right to delete your account.

Scope of these user conditions

If the above conditions entirely or partially no longer concur with the applicable statutory rules, now or in the future, the validity of the other conditions shall remain unaffected.
When creating a My Home Party account the users declare that they have read and accept the conditions explained in these General Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.
Users have the right at all times to no longer agree to the above terms, by simply closing their account. Their personal data will be deleted.
The Grapevine BVBA reserves the right to modify these user and privacy conditions if necessary.

Further info

In the Privacy Policy you will find more information on the privacy and liability of data collection:
  • Third Party Sites
  • Direct Marketing
  • User Generated Content
  • Cookies
  • Click-through Agreements
  • Log Files
  • Web Browser Information
  • IP Address Information
 

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