purple.fr may disclose your information, under strict terms of confidentiality and restriction of use, to third parties who supply services on behalf of purple.fr and need to process personal data in the provision of such services. When you use our Website, you are consenting to the disclosure of your personal information to those third partiespurple.fr will not disclose any of your personal information to any other third parties without your express consent. Nevertheless, under certain circumstances the force of law may require, or in the case of abusive or offensive behaviour may necessitate, the provision of information to legal authorities or the police.
3. Information collected
3.2 Non-identifiable information – purple.fr will from time to time collect information from you that does not reveal your identity. purple.fr uses this information for editorial purposes and from time to time other internal purposes. This information is only used in aggregate form and is not connected to any name, address or other identifying information.
4. Use of personal information
purple.fr processes personal information for the purpose of providing a personalised service, conducting market research surveys, running competitions and providing you with information about products and services on offer. purple.fr may also use your information to tell you about news or events relating to us or one of our strategic partners. You may opt out of receiving such mailings either when you register with purple.fr or at any time afterwards.
5. Financial information
If you purchase anything on the site, for instance the current or back issue of our magazine, through purple institute, your financial details will only be used for the individual transaction you have selected.
If you purchase anything through the links on the site, purple.fr does not accept responsibility for any transaction you make on another Website (“Third Party Website”). The links on our Website are merely directing traffic and if you have an issue or problem with a transaction made on the Third Party Website, having been directed from our Website, please contact the Third Party Website.
Cookies are small amounts of information that are sent to and are stored on your computer. They are used to identify you when you visit the site, and to make use of the site more convenient for you. Cookies are used to remember user names, passwords and preferences and to deliver a faster and more personalised service.
If you do not wish to have Cookies placed on your computer you can disable Cookies on your Internet browser. Turning them off however will mean that you will not be able to enjoy our Website to its fullest extent.
There are links on the Website of purple.fr to Third Party Websites over which purple.fr has no control. Purple.fr accepts no responsibility or liability for any Third Party practices on Third Party Websites. purple.fr advises you to read carefully Third Party privacy statements prior to the use of Third Party Websites.
8. International Transfers
purple.fr will take steps to ensure that any transfer of data to a country or territory outside the European Economic Community , whose laws provide for a different standard of protection for your personal data than that provided under English law, shall be made subject to contractual arrangements which will require that your data is processed in a way that it is, at least, a standard compliant with the Data Protection Act 1998
[This Website has security measures in place to protect against loss, misuse and alteration of your personal information under the control of purple.fr].[However] no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure and whilst purple.fr will make every attempt to protect your personal information, purple.fr cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk.
10. Children and Parents
Our Website is not intended for use by children, especially those under age . No one under age  is allowed to provide any personal information or use our public discussion areas, forums and chat rooms. Minors between the ages of  and  must get the permission of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) before making purchases, subscribing for magazines or the like on our Website.
If your children disclose information about themselves, they may get unsolicited messages from other parties. Accordingly you should tell them not to do so.
1. GENERAL RULES AND DEFINITIONS
1.1 If you choose to use Purple.fr (the “Site”), any of the features of this site, including but not limited to RSS, API, software and other downloads (collectively, the “Purple.fr Services”), you will be agreeing to abide by all of the terms and conditions of these Terms and Agreements between you and Purple Institute (“Purple Institute”, “us” or “we”).
1.2 We may change, add or remove portions of these Terms and Agreements at any time, which shall become effective immediately upon posting. It is your responsibility to review these Terms and Agreements prior to each use of the Site and by continuing to use this Site, you agree to any changes.
1.3 If any of these rules or any future changes are unacceptable to you, you may cancel your subscriptions by sending e-mail to: [email protected]
(See section 10.1 regarding termination of service). Your continued use of the services now, or following the posting of notice of any changes in these operating rules, will indicate acceptance by you of such rules, changes, or modifications.
1.4 We may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Services at any time, including the availability of any Services feature, database, or content. We may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Services without notice or liability.
2. CONTENT ON THE SERVICES
2.1 The contents of the Services, including the Site, are intended for your personal, noncommercial use. All materials published on the Services (including, but not limited to news articles, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips and video clips, also known as the “Content”) are protected by copyright, and owned or controlled by Purple Institute or the party credited as the provider of the Content. You shall abide by all additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Service.
2.2 The Services and Contents are protected by copyright pursuant to U.S. and international copyright laws. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce (except as provided in Section 2.3 of these Terms of Service), create new works from, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit, any of the Content or the Services (including software) in whole or in part.
2.3 You may download or copy the Content and other downloadable items displayed on the Services for personal use only, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained therein. Copying or storing of any Content for other than personal use is expressly prohibited without prior written permission from Purple Institute or the copyright holder identified in the copyright notice contained in the Content.
2.4 The Content of the Services is owned or licensed to Purple Institute, which will not be liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions in any such Content, or in the transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof, or for any damages arising therefrom.
3. USER GENERATED CONTENT: SUBMISSIONS INCLUDING COMMENTS.
3.1 You shall not upload to, or distribute or otherwise publish on to the Services any libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or otherwise illegal material.
Be courteous. You agree that you will not threaten or verbally abuse other Members, use defamatory language, or deliberately disrupt discussions with repetitive messages, meaningless messages or “spam.”
Use respectful language. Like any community, the online conversation flourishes only when our Members feel welcome and safe. You agree not to use language that abuses or discriminates on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual preference, age, region, disability, etc. Hate speech of any kind is grounds for immediate and permanent suspension of access to all or part of the Services.
Debate, but don’t attack. In a community full of opinions and preferences, people always disagree. Purple encourages active discussions and welcomes heated debate on the Services, but personal attacks are a direct violation of these Terms of Service and are grounds for immediate and permanent suspension of access to all or part of the Service.
3.2 The comments shall be used only in a noncommercial manner. You shall not, without the express approval of Purple, distribute or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation of funds, advertising or sollicitation for goods or services.
3.3 You grant Purple a perpetual, nonexclusive, world-wide, royalty free, sub-licensable license to the Submissions, which includes without limitation the right for or any third party it designates, to use, copy, transmit, excerpt, publish, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, create derivative works of, host, index, cache, tag, encode, modify and adapt (including without limitation the right to adapt to streaming, downloading, broadcast, mobile, digital, thumbnail, scanning or other technologies) in any form or media now known or hereinafter developed, any Submission posted by you on or to the Services or any other Web site owned by Purple, including any Submission posted on or to the Services through a third party.
3.4 You are solely responsible for the content of your Submissions. However, while Purple does not and cannot review every Submission and is not responsible for the content of these messages, Purple reserves the right to delete, move, or edit Submissions that it, in its sole discretion, deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation of copyright or trademark laws, or otherwise unacceptable.
3.5 By making a Submission, you are consenting to its display and publication on the Site and in the Services and for related online and offline promotional uses.
4. ACCESS AND AVAILABILITY OF SERVICES AND LINKS
4.1 The Services contain links to other related World Wide Web Internet sites, resources, and advertisers. Since we are not responsible for the availability of these outside resources, or their contents, you should direct any concerns regarding any external link to the site administrator or Webmaster of such site.
5. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
5.1 You represent, warrant and covenant (a) that no materials of any kind submitted through your account will (i) violate, plagiarize, or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary rights; or (ii) contain libelous or otherwise unlawful material; and (b) that you are at least sixteen years old. You hereby indemnify, defend and hold harmless Purple and all officers, directors, owners, agents, information providers, affiliates, licensors and licensees (collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”) from and against any and all liability and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees, incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you or any user of your account of these Terms of Service or the foregoing representations, warranties and covenants. You shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any such claim. Purple reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.
5.2 Purple does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or other information displayed, uploaded, or distributed through the Services by any user, information provider or any other person or entity. You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement, memorandum, or information shall be at your sole risk. THE SERVICES AND ALL DOWNLOADABLE SOFTWARE ARE DISTRIBUTED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT USE OF THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
6. REGISTRATION AND SECURITY
6.1 As part of the registration or account creation process, you will create login credentials by selecting a password and providing an e-mail address. Certain users may have registered with a Member ID. You also have to give us certain registration information, all of which must be accurate and updated. (a) You may not (i) select or use the login credentials of another person with the intent to impersonate that person; (ii) use login credentials in which another person has rights without such person’s authorization; or (iii) use login credentials that we, in our sole discretion, deem offensive. Failure to comply with the foregoing shall constitute a breach of these Terms of Service, which may result in immediate termination of your account. (b) You shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, which you will not have to reveal to any representative or agent of Purple.
6.2 (a) You shall notify [email protected] of any known or suspected unauthorized use(s) of your account, or any known or suspected breach of security, including loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure of your password or credit card information.
6.3 You must be 16 years or older to subscribe to all parts of the Services on the Purple.
6.4 You are responsible for all usage or activity on your purple.fr account, including use of the account by any third party authorized by you to use your login credentials. Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of your account, at our sole discretion, and we may refer you to appropriate law enforcement agencies.
7. FEES AND PAYMENTS
7.1. We reserve the right at any time to charge fees for access to portions of the Services or the Services as a whole. However, in no event will you be charged for access to the Services unless we obtain your prior agreement to pay such charges. Thus, if at any time we require a fee for portions of the Services that are now free, we will give you advance notice of such fees. You may cancel your account at any time. All new fees, if any, will be posted prominently on the Site and in other appropriate locations on the Service. You shall pay all fees and charges incurred through your account at the rates in effect for the billing period in which such fees and charges are incurred, including, but not limited to charges for any digital products or services offered for sale through the Services by us or by any other vendor or service provider. All fees and charges shall be billed to and paid for by you. You shall pay all applicable taxes relating to use of the Services through your account.
8. COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN PURPLE.FR AND USERS
8.1 If you indicate on your registration form that you want to receive such information, we, our owners and assigns, will allow certain third party vendors to provide you with information about products and services.
8.2 Purple reserves the right to send electronic mail to you for the purpose of informing you of changes or additions to the Service.
8.3 Purple reserves the right to disclose information about your usage and demographics, provided that it will not reveal your personal identity in connection with the disclosure of such information. Advertisers and/or Licensees on our Web site may collect and share personal information about you only if you indicate your acceptance.
8.4 Purple may contact you via e-mail regarding your participation in user surveys, asking for feedback on current Services or prospective products and services. This information will be used to improve the Services and better understand our users, and any information we obtain in such surveys will not be shared with third parties, except in aggregate form.
9. SOFTWARE LICENSES
9.1 You shall have no rights to the proprietary software and related documentation, or any enhancements or modifications thereto, provided to you in order to access the Services (“Software”). You may not sublicense, assign or transfer any licenses granted by Purple.fr, and any attempt at such sublicense, assignment or transfer shall be null and void. You may make one copy of such software for archival purposes only. You may not otherwise copy, distribute, modify, reverse engineer, or create derivative works from Software.
10.1 You may terminate your account at any time by sending e-mail to: [email protected] Upon termination, you will receive an automated confirmation via e-mail that the request was received. When you cancel, you cancel only future charges associated with your subscription. You may notify us of your intent to cancel at any time, but the cancellation will become effective at the end of your current billing period. The deadlines for billing cycles are cancellations before February 1st and September 1st. Cancellations are effective the following billing cycle. You will not receive a refund for the current billing cycle. You will continue to have the same access and benefits of your product for the remainder of the current billing period.
10.2 Purple may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Services for any reason, including, without limitation, breach or assignment of these Terms of Service, with or without notice and without further obligation. You will not be entitled to a refund in these circumstances. If any or all of our digital products are temporarily unavailable, you will not receive a refund. We reserve the right to issue refunds or credits at our sole discretion. If we issue a refund or credit, we are under no obligation to issue the same or similar refund in the future.
10.3 We reserve the right to issue refunds or credits at our sole discretion. If we issue a refund or credit, we are under no obligation to issue the same or similar refund in the future.
10.4 We reserve the right to make changes to our digital products at any time. If we temporarily reduce or eliminate the charge for content or access that you are currently paying for under different terms, you will not receive a refund.
11.1 These Terms of Service have been made in and shall be construed and enforced in accordance with international law. Any action to enforce these Terms of Service shall be brought in the federal or state courts located in New York City.
11.3 Correspondence should be sent to [email protected]
11.4 You agree to report any copyright violations of the Terms of Service to Purple as soon as you become aware of them. In the event you have a claim of copyright infringement with respect to material that is contained in the Purple.fr service, please notify purple.fr (Please direct all general questions to www.purple.fr)