Additional Terms for User Accounts
v2.0 – 25 May 2018
Please carefully read these Additional Terms for User Accounts (“Additional Terms”) with regard to services, tools, forums and applications (collectively “Applications”) offered on the Site before using this Site.
These Additional Terms form an integral part of the Terms & Conditions, to be consulted here. All definitions and conditions provided therein are also applicable on these Additional Terms. You are considered a registered user (“User”) once you have registered and created an account on the Site.
Tell Your Story
The Site is designed to create a permanent Jamboree experience and to provide a platform where you, as a Scout, can connect, contribute, and play a pivotal role in World Scouting. By registering, an account will be created for you to join the World Scouting network and use the resources and tools provided to you by WOSM.
To register and create an account, click the “Login” icon on the Site and click on “REGISTER”. Fill in the online registration form, agree to the Terms and Conditions, which also include Connected Documents.
You must be at least 13 years old in order to register. If you are under 18, you need the permission of your parents or legal guardian. For all minors, please refer to our “Child Protection Guidelines” accessible here.
You are solely responsible for your login details. Keep your login details secret. All actions taken from your account are deemed to be taken by you. If you suspect that your login security has been compromised in any way, please contact us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once your account is created, it will remain active until you cancel it. However, the World Scout Bureau reserves the right at any time and at its sole discretion to block you, remove your account and delete your content.
If you do not agree to the Additional Terms, you must refrain from creating an account on the Site. If you have already created an account on the Site and you no longer agree to the Specific Terms, it is Your responsibility to cancel your account and inform us at email@example.com.
By cancelling your account, you will no longer be able to use the services, tools, forums and applications offered on the Site. You may cancel your account at any time and at your discretion. You may do so by logging into your account and click on “Edit Profile”. Click on the “Cancel account” icon located on the middle of the page and continue to follow the instructions. Your account will be removed from the Site. You are advised to inform us of your cancellation through firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure that your personal data is no longer stored on the servers.
If you encounter any technical issues with cancelling your account, please contact us at email@example.com for further guidance.
Code of Conduct
Our Site is a place where Scouts meet. We expect all Scouts to behave in a bona fide manner, respecting each other and the law.
When you upload content or information, you are allowing everyone to access and use that information, and to associate it with you (i.e., your name and profile picture).
Please do not act in any way that might violate the rights of others or hinder the functioning of this Site, including but not limited to:
- posting unauthorized commercial communications (such as spam);
- collecting Users’ content or information, or otherwise accessing the Site, using automated means (such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers) without our prior permission;
- engaging in unlawful multi-level marketing, such as a pyramid scheme, on the Site;
- uploading viruses or other malicious code;
- soliciting login information or accessing an account belonging to someone else;
- bullying, intimidating, or harassing any User;
- posting content that: is hate speech, threatening, or pornographic, incites violence, or contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence;
- developing or operating a third-party application containing alcohol or drugs related, dating or other mature content (including advertisements);
- using the Site and its Applications to do anything unlawful, misleading, malicious, or discriminatory;
- doing anything that could disable, overburden, or impair the proper working or appearance of the Site or its Applications, such as a denial of service attack or interference with page rendering or other functionality;
- facilitating or encouraging any violations of the Specific Terms or our policies;
- posting content or taking any action on the Site that infringes or violates someone else's rights or otherwise violates the law;
- posting identification documents or sensitive financial information on the Site.
The World Scout Bureau reserves the right to refuse, block and/or remove any User from the Site or its Applications in case of violation of one or more of the above-mentioned Code of Conduct.
User Generated Content
User Generated Content contain information and views of the User and may not necessarily reflect the official opinion of WOSM. Although the World Scout Bureau and all partners involved in the construction and maintenance of this Site are hosting providers and may not be held liable for any content that is placed on the Site or its Applications by individual User, we do monitor User Generated Content and will take appropriate actions to address violations, illegal acts, or misconduct. Hosting providers, as intermediaries on the Internet, provide an infrastructure that enables operators of websites and applications to store and process content and make it publicly available to third parties. Users are responsible for content that he/she post, upload or makes accessible to other Users and third parties using the hosting services. As hosting providers, it may not be possible for us to be aware of all the content being posted, uploaded or made available by Users. Therefore, you play an important role to inform us of any objectionable content appearing on the Site.
We want to provide a safe and friendly environment for you to share and communicate within the Scout network. We have worked out a three-tiered procedure, aiming at blocking content that violates the Code of Conduct, infringes intellectual property rights, breaks the law or may generally be considered as harmful for the integrity of an individual, the Site or society (“Bad Content”).
The Site and its Applications use the following three-tier system:
- automated obscenity filter
- peer control
- notice and takedown
How Bad Content is detected:
In the event that content is placed by a User on the Site or its Applications, such content is automatically screened by an automated filter. If the filter is triggered for any reason, the content will automatically be blocked. If you have reason to believe that the content should not be blocked, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org explaining why the content should not be blocked.
In the event that content is identified by a User as Bad Content, such User may flag the Bad Content by using the “Flag” button. Once the Bad Content has been flagged the World Scout Bureau will take appropriate action to ensure that the matter is dealt with.
Notice and takedown:
Users may also choose to notify us of Bad Content placed on the Site. Notifications may be done by sending an e-mail to email@example.com. Such notification should contain the following information:
(a) name and address of the sender;
(b) explanation of why the sender is particularly affected;
(c) URL of the Bad Content;
(d) precise description of the alleged content; and
(e) reason why the content should be removed.
If we deem the content to be Bad Content, the content will be removed.
At all three stages, the World Scout Bureau reserves the right to take all measures it deems appropriate, including but not limited to:
- permanently deleting the content
- restoring the content
- blocking one or more Users
- reporting the content to the appropriate authorities
Intellectual Property Rights
You agree to respect the intellectual property rights and personal rights of others and refrain from posting content on the Site or its Applications in violation of such intellectual property rights. You hereby guarantee that you have the rights or proper authorization to publish and reproduce the content that you post on the Site or its Applications.
You also own intellectual property rights on the content that you have created as an original author. You specifically grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any content that you post on or in connection with the Site or its Application. You also give a limited, royalty-free, non-commercial license to other Users to consult, reproduce and republish your content and make derivative works thereof for purely non-commercial purposes.
When you delete content, it is deleted in a manner similar to emptying the recycle bin on a computer. However, you understand that removed content may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time (but will not be available to others). Hence, you are advised to notify us to ensure such content is removed from the servers.
All Users are invited to translate certain aspects of the Site in their own language. Translations provided by you are done on a voluntary basis. Such translating is not remunerated in any way and implies a full transfer of rights on the translations to the World Scout Bureau, as defined above.