Terms and Conditions

The Developer Connect Community Website (the “Website”), located at www.devconnect.org, is operated and managed by FactWorks GmbH and its subsidiaries (“FactWorks”, “we’, “us”, or “our”), an international high-end market research and analytics company founded in 2002 with offices in Berlin and San Mateo and an academic connection to the Business School at the University of Geneva. Please read the following Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) very carefully before registering to use Developer Connect Community (“Community”) as a member. Your registration indicates that you accept these terms. If you do not accept these terms, please do not register to use Developer Connect Community. These terms constitute the entire agreement between you (“your”, or “member”) and FactWorks for the use of Developer Connect Community, including, without limitation,

  1. membership with Developer Connect Community,
  2. use of and/or access to the Website,
  3. participation in any of our research,
  4. and your eligibility for, and/or redemption of, rewards and incentives offered for certain activities, including, without limitation, successfully completing surveys and interviews (the “Services”).

FactWorks reserves the right to refuse to provide the Services to anyone, at any time and for any reason.

We may amend or update these Terms from time to time. Please always check the latest updated Terms. These Terms were last updated on July 20, 2016.

Membership Eligibility:

To become a member of the Developer Connect Community, you must take an initial screening survey, which includes, without limitation, questions on age, gender, work status, types of company/organization you work for, and the tasks you perform at work. We do not collect personal information from any person that we know to be under the age of sixteen (16). Specifically, the Community is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of sixteen (16). In any case, you affirm that you are over the age of sixteen (16). Individuals who meet the requirements will qualify for registration. We only allow one (1) member per email address.

Use of the Services:

The Developer Connect Community provides members with the opportunity to participate in research of app/software development experience. Participation in any study is completely voluntary. By registering at the Website, you agree to receive research invitations. We reserve the right to change or modify or stop providing all or any part of the Services. You may terminate your membership at any time, see “Termination” section below.

Unauthorized Uses:

You agree not to:

  1. use automated techniques to fill out or manipulate the results of any survey;
  2. register or use more than one (1) membership account;
  3. forge your true identity or provide false information in surveys.

You acknowledge and agree that Factworks will fully cooperate with all legal disclosure request(s).

Incentives and Rewards:

By using the Services, you may be eligible for incentives and rewards (e.g. checks, online or physical gift cards). We may need to collect, process, and/or disclose your personal information to deliver the incentives and rewards online or offline. You acknowledge and agree to the collection, processing, and/or disclosure of your personal information for the purpose of incentive and reward delivery. Please review our Privacy Policy for how your information will be collected, stored, and handled.

All redemptions are final. FactWorks will not replace any lost, stolen, misplaced, or damaged incentives or rewards. FactWorks may modify, delete, or add terms and conditions for incentives and rewards at any time without notice.

You acknowledge and agree that the incentives and rewards earned through the Services may be subject to tax.

Profile Updates:

As a member of the Developer Connect Community, you agree to promptly notify us of any changes in or concerning the information you provided during registration. Please contact us via email at Contact@Devconnect.org for such changes.

Opt-Out Policy:

If you decide to opt-out from participating in the Developer Connect Community, please email Contact@Devconnect.org with “Opt-out” in the subject line. Please allow 3 to 5 business days for us to remove your information from our database.

Privacy:

Privacy and confidentiality of your personal information is always a top priority at FactWorks. We encourage you to thoroughly review our Privacy Policy.

Compliance with Applicable Laws:

You acknowledge and agree that you will comply with all applicable international, national, Federal, state, and/or local laws, codes, regulations, rules, and/or requirements (“Applicable Law”) regarding your use of the Services. All communications submitted by you to FactWorks may be used for any legal reason.

Indemnification:

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless FactWorks and our directors, employees, and representatives from and against any and all claims, demands, suits, proceedings, liabilities, judgments, losses, damages, expenses, and costs (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees) assessed or incurred by us, directly or indirectly, with respect to or arising out of:

  1. your failure to comply with these Terms or your breach of these Terms; and/or
  2. your use of, participation in, and/or access to the Services.

Limitations of Liability:

Except to the extent prohibited by Applicable Laws, you acknowledge and agree that in no event will FactWorks be liable or responsible to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, punitive, and/or consequential damages, for any reason(s) regardless of whether FactWorks is informed of the possibility the such damages may exist.

Notices:

Except as otherwise required by Applicable Laws, you agree that FactWorks may provide notices to you:

  1. via the e-mail address provided by you to FactWorks (in which case notice shall be effective one (1) day following the date the e-mail was sent, provided that FactWorks did not receive an error message stating that delivery of the e-mail was delayed, that the e-mail address was invalid, or that the e-mail otherwise could not be delivered);
  2. by certified mail, return receipt requested, postage prepaid addressed to the address provided by you to FactWorks (in which case notice shall be effective six (6) days following deposit in mail); or
  3. by posting notices on the applicable Website(s). You agree to check the Website frequently for notices and to keep your personal information up-to-date.

Your Consent to this Agreement:

By accessing and using the Services, you consent to and agree to be bound by the foregoing Terms. If we decide to make changes to these Terms, we will make an effort to post those changes on this web page so that you will always be able to understand and agree to the terms and conditions governing your use of the Services. We encourage you to review these Terms on an ongoing basis. Your continued use of, access to, and/or participation in the Services does and will constitute your acceptance of these Terms as amended, for all previously collected information and information collected from you in the future. If you have additional questions or comments of any kind, please let us know by sending your comments or requests to:

FactWorks GmbH
Schlüterstraße 42
10707 Berlin
Germany
Phone: (0 30) 52 68 04 55 – 0
Fax: (0 30) 52 68 04 55 – 66

OR

FactWorks LLC
1400 Fashion Island Boulevard
Suite 303
San Mateo, CA 94404
Phone: +1 650 242 4439

Email: Contact@Devconnect.org

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Effective as of: July 21, 2016
Last updated: July 21, 2016