Last Modified: April 22, 2019
These Community Guidelines outline what type of behavior is and is not acceptable on Ticco’s online platform and at Ticco events. They apply equally to founders and advisors, Ticco staff, Members, and any other individual.
Ticco is a professional networking platform. It is not intended to be used in the same way as some other social networks. As such, the following are inconsistent with the intent of Ticco and will be removed:
If you are the subject of, or witness to any violations of these Community Guidelines, please report a comment or message, and/or contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last Modified: April 19, 2019
This Website is offered and available to users who are 18 years of age or older and reside in the United States. Additionally, Ticco membership is limited to professionals whose work intersects with cities, communities, and/or the built environment. By using this Website and requesting access for membership, as the case may be, you represent and warrant that you meet all of the foregoing eligibility requirements. If you do not meet all of these requirements, you must not access or use the Website.
All payments are nonrefundable, and you agree to pay all amounts (including applicable taxes) when due. We may terminate your membership if you fail to pay all amounts when due. If your membership is set to automatically renew, you must pause your membership within your account settings before the renewal date to prevent being charged for the upcoming period and to effectively cancel your Ticco membership subscription. You can see a summary of credits, charges, and amounts due in your Ticco account.
If you cancel your membership and then want to rejoin, you may be required to submit a new application and satisfy the then-current minimum eligibility requirements. Only plans, promotions, and prices in effect when you reapply are applicable.
Although we will use reasonable efforts to make the Website available on a regular basis, we reserve the right to withdraw or amend this Website or any of its contents, and any service or material we provide on the Website, in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if all or any part of the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website, to users, including registered users.
If you choose, or are provided with, a user name, password, or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to the Website or portions of it using your user name, password, or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your user name or password or any other breach of security.
Except for User Contributions (as defined below), the Website and its contents, features, and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video, and audio, and the design, selection, and arrangement thereof) are owned by the Company or its licensors and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.
You may not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store, or transmit any of the material on our Website, except as may be necessary to access and view those materials, or as we may otherwise agree in writing.
You may not:
If you wish to make any use of material on the Website other than as set out in this section, please address your request to: email@example.com.
The Company name, the TICCO trademark, and all related names, logos, product, and service names, designs, graphics, and slogans are intellectual property owned by the Company or its licensors. You may not use such intellectual property without the prior written permission of the Company.
You are prohibited from stating or suggesting that you are affiliated with or endorsed by Company without the prior written permission of the Company (e.g., through a separate agreement for Ticco Ambassadors).
Additionally, you agree not to:
The Website contains message boards, forums, and other interactive features (collectively, "Interactive Services") that allow registered users to post, submit, publish, display, or transmit to other users or other persons (hereinafter, "post") content, including comments and other materials (collectively, "User Contributions") on or through the Website.
All User Contributions must comply with the Community Guidelines.
Any User Contribution you post to the site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. By providing any User Contribution on the Website, you grant us the right to use, reproduce, modify, perform, display, distribute, and otherwise disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose.
You represent and warrant that:
We are not responsible or liable to any third party for the content or accuracy of any User Contributions posted by you or any other user of the Website.
We have the right to:
Complaints concerning content posted or shared to the Website may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or submitted by using the “report” option on a specific comment or post on the Website.
If you believe that any content accessible on or from the Website infringes your copyright, you may request removal of that Content (or access to it) under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) by providing a written notice to our copyright agent containing the following information:
Our Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows: DMCA@go-ticco.co.
It is the policy of the Company to terminate the user accounts of repeat infringers.
The information presented on or through the Website is made available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk.
This Website includes content provided by third parties, including materials provided by other users. All statements and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other content, other than the content provided by the Company, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. These materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Company. We are not responsible or liable to you or any third party for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.
We may update the content on this Website from time to time, but its content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
If you provide suggestions or other feedback regarding the Website, we may use and share such feedback for any purpose without compensation or credit to you.
You may link to our marketing page, https://go-ticco.co, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on our part without our express written consent.
Subject to the foregoing, you must not:
You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized framing or linking immediately to stop. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
If the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner advertisements and sponsored links. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.
The owner of the Website is based in the United States. We provide this Website for use only by persons located in the United States. We make no claims that the Website or any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. If you access the Website from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE FOREGOING ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY, OR AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE, OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, THE COMPANY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL THE COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES, OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
Last Modified:April 19, 2019.
When you interact with the Ticco Site, we may collect personal information, such as:
We may also collect information including the times, dates, and quantities of your interactions with the Ticco Site, a record of your transactions through the Ticco Site, and software event data. We may request additional information in certain circumstances (e.g. when you report a bug or issue you experience on the Ticco Site) including the equipment you use to access the Ticco Site, your operating system and browser type, and the services that you use.
We may collect information:
Web Beacons. Web beacons are small graphic images or other programming code (also known as "1×1 GIFS" or "clear GIFs"). We may include web beacons in the Ticco Site pages and email messages. Web beacons may be used to count visitors to the Ticco Site, to monitor how users navigate the Ticco Site, and to count how many emails that were sent were actually opened.
We may use your information to:
Marketing Communications from Ticco. Ticco will send you marketing communications only with your express consent. If you choose not to consent, you may still access the Ticco Site, but you may not receive important information about features and functionality of the Ticco Site or other products that may interest you.
Third Parties Providing Services on Our Behalf. We use third parties to host the Ticco Site, design and operate the Ticco Site features, and perform administrative, analytics, payment processing, and communications services (e.g., messaging platforms). Services these parties provide include processing your payments made through the Ticco Site, enabling Ticco to send you email newsletters, and providing information to Ticco about the use of the Ticco Site and viewing of our content. We may disclose your personal information to these companies so they can carry out these services. These companies are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which Ticco discloses it to them.
Promotions. We may offer promotions through the Ticco Site that may require registration. By participating in a promotion, you agree to the terms, conditions and/or official rules that govern that promotion. If you choose to enter a promotion, we may disclose your personal information to third parties or the public in connection with the administration of the promotion, including, without limitation, in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment, and as required by law or permitted by the promotion's official rules, such as on a winners' list.
Business Transfer. We reserve the right to disclose and transfer all information related to the Ticco Site, including, without limitation, your personal information, demographic information, and usage information: (y) to a subsequent owner, co-owner or operator of the Ticco Site or applicable database; or (z) in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, restructuring, the sale of substantially all of our membership interests and/or assets, or other corporate change, including, without limitation, during the course of any due diligence process.
If you provide information to be published or displayed on areas of the Ticco Site accessible to other Ticco members, please be aware that such information may be shared by those members with non-members.
We use reasonable efforts to protect your personal information, but no transmission of data over the Internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or information we transmit to you from the Ticco Site, and you assume all related risks.
We regularly review the information that we collect and store. We retain your personal information and a history of all account activity, including your online profile, until you request that we delete it. In certain cases, Ticco may be required to continue to retain your data to comply with applicable law or in connection with a legal claim.
Lawful Bases. We collect and process your personal information only when we have a lawful basis to do so. Lawful bases include your consent, the fulfillment of Ticco’s contractual rights or obligations, complying with applicable law, and the legitimate interests of Ticco or third parties (provided that processing your data for a legitimate interest does not outweigh your rights and freedoms). Examples of a legitimate interest include (i) analyzing user data to maintain and improve the Ticco Site for all users;
(ii) providing you with access to the Ticco Site; (iii) providing you with up-to-date information about new features of the Ticco Site; (iv) engaging third-party providers to deliver certain features of the Ticco Site; and (v) complying with record retention laws or other legal obligations. You may withdraw your consent or object to a legitimate interest at any time by contacting us at the information provided below.
Cross-Border Transfer. The Ticco Site is hosted on servers in the United States. Any personal information you provide to us will be processed and stored on servers in the U.S., the laws of which may be deemed by other countries to have inadequate data protection. Accordingly, if you are located outside the U.S., you consent and continue to consent to the processing and storage of such data in the U.S.
Do Not Track: Some browsers incorporate a "Do Not Track" (DNT) feature that, when turned on, signals to websites and online services that you do not want to be tracked. At this time, the Ticco Site does not respond to DNT signals.
Children Under 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 16 and do not target the Ticco Site to children under 16. If you are under 16, please do not use the Ticco Site or submit any personal information through the Ticco Site. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 16 has provided their personal information to us, please contact us, and we will delete that information.
If you choose not to provide personal information, you may be unable to access or use the Ticco Site.
Accessing and Correcting Your Personal Information. If you would like to obtain a copy of your personal information gathered by the Ticco Site, or if you would like to correct or delete such information from the Ticco Site’s database, send us an email at email@example.com to submit a request, especially for account deletion. In most cases, you may review and change your personal information by logging into the Ticco Site and visiting your account settings. If you provided information to be published or displayed on areas of the Ticco Site accessible to other Ticco members, that information may remain viewable in active, cached, and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other members.
Depending on the law that applies where you live, you may have additional rights, such as the right to request that we delete or send your information to another organization of your choice (where technically feasible).
Opting Out. We send promotional and marketing communications only with your consent. If you no longer wish to receive these or other communications from the Ticco Site, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can stop receiving newsletter email communications from us by clicking “unsubscribe” within such communications.
Additional Information; Improper Collection and Misuse of Personal Information. If you have any questions or would like more information about our collection, use, and sharing of your personal information, or if you would like to report any improper collection or misuse of personal information, please contact us at email@example.com. Depending on the law where you live, you may also have the right to file a complaint with your local data protection authority.