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Content Policy

This Content Policy is effective from 5 May 2020.

1.

General  

1.1 The Platform offers you various ways to post, share or forward content, including: (a) through descriptions, titles, images, thumbnails, designs, metadata and other descriptive or promotional material for various Products or Services offered on the Platform; (b) by commenting, responding, messaging or otherwise posting text, images or other material on any forum on the Platform or any other part of the Platform that you can change or alter; and (c) sending emails to promote Products and/or Services on Trepmail.

1.2This Content Policy should be read in conjunction and together with the Terms of Use and the Policies. For the purposes of this Content Policy, all capitalized terms not otherwise defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed to them as set forth in the Terms of Use and the Trepup Glossary.

1.3All references in this Content Policy to the singular shall include the plural (and vice versa) where applicable, and any gender form shall include all others.

1.4You acknowledge that all content made available by you is generated by you, is otherwise permitted to be shared by you and constitutes your personal opinion.

1.5You agree not to upload, transfer, distribute or facilitate any prohibited content through text, images, videos, sound or software to any part of the Platform, such as your User Account or in your posts and emails on the Platform, including Feedback as described in the Feedback Policy.

1.6We reserve the right to remove all or part of any User Content that violates this Content Policy, the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, Intellectual Property Policy and the Policies, or for any other reason at our sole discretion. We may further alter, annotate, relocate, hide or otherwise modify all or part of any User Content. In the event that you repeatedly or seriously violate this Content Policy, we may suspend or permanently deactivate your User Account.

2.

Prohibited content  

2.1

Pornography or sexually explicit content

We do not allow content that is adult in nature, not suitable for individuals under 18 years of age, features or refers to items in the Adult Items Policy, or otherwise includes any sexually explicit or lascivious content, including pornography, nudity, soiled undergarments, sexual aid devices, or items sold in adult only categories in novelty stores or erotic boutiques.

2.2

Hateful or defamatory content

We do not allow content that features or promotes any organization with views that promote violence or harassment against any individual or group based on ethnic origin, race, nationality, religion, disability, gender, gender identity, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. We also do not allow any content that intends to threaten, defame, defraud, degrade, victimize or intimidate any individual(s) based on any of the aforementioned grounds.

2.3

Offensive material

We do not allow content that we believe to be offensive. This may include content such as crime scene photos or human organs and body parts. We reserve the right to determine the appropriateness of User Content, including, but not limited to, the Products and Services sold on the Platform. Certain content may be acceptable in one country, but unacceptable in another. Therefore, you should keep in mind our global community of Users while posting any content on the Platform. We do not allow content that promotes differences or is otherwise culturally insensitive on the Platform.

2.4

Illegal or harmful content

We do not allow content that is not permitted under any applicable law to be posted on the Platform. Any content which may lead to the production of illegal goods, or promote illegal activities or other harmful actions, including, but not limited to, harming oneself, eating disorders or drug abuse are prohibited from being posted on the Platform.

2.5

Harassment and cyberbullying

We do not allow Users to post content that is intended to harass, bully, or physically or sexually threaten any User. We also do not allow any content that is intended to harm or exploit any person, particularly under 18 years of age.

2.6

Personal and confidential information

We do not allow the sharing of a person’s confidential and personally identifiable information. Any content that infringes upon or has the potential to infringe upon a person’s privacy is not permitted to be posted on the Platform. We will remove any User Content that publishes any person’s confidential and personally identifiable information without their consent.

2.7

Impersonation

We do not allow content to be posted on the Platform that impersonates another person in a misleading or deceptive manner. We also do not allow and will remove any malicious, frivolous, inaccurate or misleading User Content.

2.8

Phishing and security

We do not allow and will remove any surveys or any attempts to collect personal or financial details, passwords or other similar sensitive information. Any content that is considered junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes or unsolicited commercial advertisements will not be allowed to be posted on the Platform. We will remove any User Content posted with the intention of deceiving or misleading Users, or that link websites to malicious software such as malware, viruses, mechanisms of circumvention or other harmful software. We also do not allow the Platform to be used to host content that can be downloaded, live-streamed or intended to solicit clicks to other third-party sites that offer any Products or Services that are not permitted on the Platform.

2.9

Copyrighted content

We do not allow content that infringes anyone’s intellectual property rights and will reply to notices of alleged copyright infringement. Repeated infringement of intellectual property rights, including copyright, will result in the termination of the User Account. For further details, refer to Section 11 of the Terms of Use and Section 8 of the Intellectual Property Policy.

2.10

Replicas of trademarked items

We do not allow content containing unauthorized replicas of trademarked items or promoting the passing-off of trademarked items to be posted on the Platform. For further details, refer to Section 3 of the Intellectual Property Policy.

2.11

Rights of publicity

We do not allow content that uses any celebrity images and/or celebrity names without the permission of the celebrity or their management. This includes product endorsements and merchandise as well as unauthorized celebrity image collections.

3.

Prohibitions on exchange of messages  

Users will not be allowed to send messages to other Users containing (a) offers to make national or international money transfers for amounts exceeding the asking price of a Product or Service with the intent to request a refund of any portion of the payment; (b) unsolicited advertising or marketing of a Product or Service not offered on the Platform; or (c) unsolicited advertising or marketing of an external website.

4.

Contact us  

If you have any additional questions or require further clarification regarding this Content Policy or any of the Policies, please contact us at any time using the details below.

Trepup.com AG Attn: Legal Affairs Dorfstrasse 16 6341 Baar Switzerland Email: legal@trepup.com
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