1. BRIEF CONSIDERATIONS REGARDING THE WEBSITE https://discovery.mindbugs.ro/

1.1 By accessing and using this Website, you accept, without limitations or any other qualifications, these conditions and understand that any other agreements between you and TECH WAVE DEVELOPMENT S.R.L. (hereafter, MINDBUGS) are entirely subject to these Terms and Conditions.

1.2 "Terms and Conditions" constitute the legal agreement between you, as a User, and MINDBUGS. Before using the site https://discovery.mindbugs.ro/, before creating a user account and entering into a contractual relationship with MINDBUGS, we recommend you read this policy beforehand. Accessing and visiting the website, creating a user account, means full and unconditional acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.

1.3 The Terms and Conditions may be modified at any time by MINDBUGS, without prior notification being necessary. Changes and information regarding their validity will be posted on this site, in order to inform the users of the site. Therefore, users must regularly refer to this policy to check its updated content. If, at any time, these Terms and Conditions become unacceptable to you, we recommend that you immediately cease accessing and using the site https://discovery.mindbugs.ro/.

2. DEFINITION OF TERMS

MINDBUGS – represents TECH WAVE DEVELOPMENT S.R.L., with its headquarters in Cluj-Napoca, Str. SALCIILOR, Nr. 18, Apartment 1, Cluj County, registered in the Trade Register under no. J12/4457/2021, having CUI 44924720.

Account - involves the personalization of a section of the site by entering an email address and a password, a section that contains information about the User (for example, user details, previous searches, etc.). The creation of such an Account is an exclusive option of the User. The data provided with the creation of the Account will remain confidential and are subject to the Policy on the processing of personal data;

User - any natural person with full capacity to exercise or any person/entity, which creates an Account on the website.

Document – this Policy regarding Terms and Conditions, which governs the contractual relationship between MINDBUGS and the User and which will be interpreted in accordance with Romanian law. Any nonconformity or invalidity of any part or clause of this Document with other applicable legal provisions does not affect the validity and legality of the other provisions of this Document.

Product – any good or service that can be marketed and performed according to the law and does not violate the limits imposed by these Terms and Conditions.

Application/Software - The service provided to users on this website consists of: a search engine for verified facts, in which the user can search for information, view fact checks from different outlets, and even see a global map of the spread of narratives. The user can have access to a 3D navigation graph.

Processing of personal data – see Privacy Policy.

Transaction - represents the operation by which the payment related to the purchase of goods/services marketed by MINDBUGS is processed, depending on the payment method chosen by the User;

Visitor - any person who accesses the site, without creating an account on the Site.

Website - represents the site https://discovery.mindbugs.ro/ as well as any section or subsection thereof. Websites and/or internet pages or other components thereof that belong to third parties and are accessed by customers as a result of the links or redirects available on the site https://discovery.mindbugs.ro/ are NOT the subject of and do not fall within the scope of this definition.

3. CONDITIONS OF USE

3.1 Accessing and using the website https://discovery.mindbugs.ro/ is done in agreement and fully subject to the provisions of this Document.

3.2 By using the website https://discovery.mindbugs.ro/ you agree and implicitly accept the applicability of these provisions.

4. COPYRIGHT

4.1 MINDBUGS holds the full and complete ownership title over the files, pictures, designs, source codes published on the Website, as well as all intellectual property rights that arise from them, except where expressly specified otherwise.

4.2 As an exception to the provisions of art. 4.1, we expressly state that all articles, websites, web pages, or applications to which the site https://discovery.mindbugs.ro/ refers or may refer do not belong to MINDBUGS. All articles resulting from a request made by the user in the software provided by MINDBUGS are owned by the person/entity who drafted or published the said article. In this regard, we specify that the MINDBUGS application acts as a "search engine" and provides results to users based on the data/information they enter in the search fields.

4.3 Articles, publications, or other information of this type that are identified by the MINDBUGS application and provided to the user do not belong to MINDBUGS. We expressly state that articles or publications in question are not copied/repeated/published on the website https://discovery.mindbugs.ro/, but the MINDBUGS application will redirect the user directly to the site/entity that published the article/publication in question.

4.4 All trademarks and logos are owned by MINDBUGS, and no person or entity has the right to copy or use them in any way.

4.5 The use, acquisition, copying, or modification without MINDBUGS' consent of any graphic/design/structural elements, etc., present on the website https://discovery.mindbugs.ro/ is strictly prohibited. Any violation of MINDBUGS' rights is subject to the law and will be resolved by the competent entities for this purpose.

4.6 No content element transmitted to the user, by any means of communication (electronic, telephonic, etc.) or acquired by them through access, visiting, and/or viewing constitutes a contractual obligation on the part of MINDBUGS.

5. CONFIDENTIALITY

5.1 MINDBUGS will maintain the confidentiality of information of any nature that Users provide. Sharing of the provided information can only be done under the conditions mentioned in the Policy on the processing of personal data.

5.2 If there are suspicions regarding the security of the data or possible misuse of an account created by a user, MINDBUGS will immediately take the necessary measures (for example, will request the account holder to change the password) or will suspend/delete the account, with prior notification to the interested person.

5.3 The processing of personal data and the rules for their protection can be accessed here.

5.4 MINDBUGS respects and protects the right to the protection of personal data of the users/visitors of the Website https://discovery.mindbugs.ro/ and has the obligation to manage safely and only for the specified purposes the personal data that you provide us. The purpose of data collection is to ensure that users/visitors of the Website receive information and services of the highest quality, as well as marketing, advertising, and publicity services.

SECURITY

6.1 When using the Website, you are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality of the data related to your access account (username and password) and you declare that you assume full responsibility for the activities/actions carried out on the Website based on your account and password. We recommend that you do not disclose the data used to authenticate on the site https://discovery.mindbugs.ro/, if you have an account on this site.

6.2 If the confidentiality of these access data has been compromised, you are obligated to notify MINDBUGS as soon as possible in order to restrict access to the account and to generate as quickly as possible a way for you to regain possession of your account.

6.3 Performing unauthorized operations such as misuse, fraudulent use, unauthorized access, modification, copying of information for their commercialization, blocking access, etc., on this Website will be punished according to the law.

7. USEFUL INFORMATION FOR USERS

7.1 As a user, you understand and agree to the following information:

  • To occasionally receive newsletters (emails) for informational purposes from MINDBUGS based on its offers, in accordance with the Personal Data Processing Policy (GDPR);
  • To occasionally receive SMS messages for informational purposes from MINDBUGS, according to the GDPR Policy, for specific campaigns (with the possibility to withdraw your consent at any time in the ways set out here);
  • To provide true, accurate, and complete information about yourself;
  • To maintain and update, when necessary, your registration data to be true, accurate, and complete.
  • The use of the site https://discovery.mindbugs.ro/ in the following ways or for the following purposes is prohibited:
    • With violation of the Terms and Conditions of this document;
    • With violation, in any way, of applicable legal provisions or through methods that may lead to the violation, in any manner, of applicable legal provisions;
    • In any way that acts on behalf of and at the expense of another person, especially through the use of false names, false email addresses, false telephone numbers, etc.;
    • For promoting or concealing illegal or immoral activities;
    • To reproduce, in any way, the interface of the site;
    • To gain unauthorized access to data that our visitors or users have provided voluntarily;
    • To introduce into the system malicious programs or lines of code;
    • To request information, products, or services that are illegal, or to request information that covers an illegal activity;
    • To gain access to various sections or subsections of the site or to the products or services offered by MINDBUGS using illegal procedures.

7.2 As a user, you are obligated not to undertake the following activities:

  • To publish copyrighted materials unless you are the author or have the author's permission to publish the material;
  • To publish obscene, defamatory, threatening, or malicious materials against another user, individual, or legal entity, or materials or information forbidden by current legal provisions;
  • To publish an image or a statement that contradicts the prevailing legal norms or good morals.

8. APPLICABLE LEGISLATION AND JURISDICTION

8.1 These Terms and Conditions and the use of the website https://discovery.mindbugs.ro/ are governed by the laws currently in force in Romania. In the event of any dispute relating to the contractual relationship or resulting from or in connection with the conclusion, interpretation, execution, or termination thereof, it will be resolved either by applications addressed to the competent courts in Cluj-Napoca or through arbitration at the Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Cluj, according to its procedure and by a single arbitrator. The decision is final for the parties. Each party is recognized the possibility to choose one of the two methods of dispute resolution.

9. CONTACT, COMPLAINTS AND NOTIFICATIONS

9.1 In the event that you wish to contact us, you may use one of the following methods:

  • Email:contact@techwave.ro
  • Phone:+40 769693891

9.2 If you wish to send us feedback, a complaint regarding the content of the site, or if you do not want your articles/sites/publications to be part of the results offered by the MINDBUGS application, you can contact us using one of the previously mentioned methods.

9.3 We fully respect the copyright and/or intellectual property rights of third parties and pay special attention to these aspects, so if you believe that your rights and/or prerogatives have been or can be violated, you can contact us using the above contact details, ensuring our full availability regarding the clarification and mediation of any possible dispute.

This document was updated on 10.05.2024.