GENERAL TERMS

  • 1. Your relationship to Portfoliobox Stockholm AB

    Your use of Portfoliobox Stockholm AB's products, software, services, and websites ("Services"), such as allowing, submitting, posting, obtaining, emailing or transmitting information, including text, graphics, pictures, video, links, addresses, data, functionality and other materials (“Content”) to the Services, is subject to the terms of a legal agreement between You and Portfoliobox Stockholm AB (“Portfoliobox”) as laid in these General Terms (hereafter “Agreement”). You must fully agree to the General Terms and any other applicable terms. It is important that You read and understand the terms before using the Services to ensure that You are aware of Your rights and obligations. By accessing or registering for Portfoliobox Services, You signify that you have read, understood, and agree to this Agreement.

  • 2. Accepting the Terms

    By using the Services or by agreeing to this Agreement by any user interface made available to You by Portfoliobox, You agree to be bound by the terms and conditions in this Agreement and attest that You have all necessary right, power and authority to enter into this Agreement and to perform the acts required of You under this Agreement. If You do not agree to these terms, You must immediately leave the Portfoliobox website and avoid or discontinue all use of the Portfoliobox Services.

  • 3. Registration

    3.1 You shall provide Portfoliobox with accurate, complete, and updated registration information, including Your valid e-mail address.

    3.2 You shall be responsible for keeping the confidentiality of Your password, and agree to notify Portfoliobox immediately of any actual or suspected loss, theft, or unauthorized use of Your Content or password. You are solely responsible for any use of or action taken under Your password and accepts full responsibility for all such activity.

    3.3 You accept that Portfoliobox sends You information concerning Your account.

    3.4. You accept that Portfoliobox sends You newsletter emails. If You do not want to receive the newsletters You can unsubscribe at any time.

  • 4. Accessing the Services

    4.1 You agree and acknowledge that the Services that are subject to the terms and conditions herein are solely for Your own use.

    4.2 Portfoliobox may modify, suspend or discontinue the Services at any time, including the availability of any feature, database, or Content. Use of the Services by You following such modification constitutes Your acceptance of the terms and conditions in the Agreement as modified.

    4.3 Portfoliobox will use reasonable efforts to ensure that Services are available at all times. Where it is under Portfoliobox’ control, Portfoliobox will take reasonable steps to minimize disruption of the availability of the Services caused by maintenance, upgrades and repairs or due to failure of telecommunications links and equipment or due to unavailability of third-party services used by Portfoliobox.

    4.4 Portfoliobox will not in any event be liable to You or any other party for any suspension, modification, discontinuance or lack of availability of the Services.

  • 5. Your Rights to Use the Services

    5.1 You acknowledge and agree that the Services contain proprietary and confidential information that is Portfoliobox property and/or property of Portfoliobox’s licensors and is protected by law. Subject to the terms and conditions in this Agreement, Portfoliobox grants You a non-exclusive, non-transferable and terminable license to use the Services. You understand and agree that rights granted to You are provided on the condition that You do not transfer or sub-license the Services or any part thereof or likewise attempt to discover any source code, modify the Services in any manner or form, or use unauthorized modified versions of the Services.

    5.2 By using Portfoliobox's services, You acknowledge that the company does not offer legal advice or recommendations regarding laws or requirements applicable to Your use or any of Your visitors, customers and users (“End Users”), nor does it guarantee compliance with such laws or requirements. It is Your responsibility to ensure that Your use of the Services complies with all applicable laws and regulations.

    5.3 You agree not to access the Services by any means other than the interfaces that Portfoliobox provides to You.

    5.4 You agree that You are responsible for all Content that You allow, submit, post, obtain, email or transmit to the Services. Portfoliobox does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or the usefulness of the Content available via the Services.

    5.5 Portfoliobox does not control Your Content nor does Portfoliobox have any obligation to review, refuse, or remove any Content available via the Services (unless ordered to by non-reviewable decision from a competent court); however, Portfoliobox reserves the right to, at its own discretion, remove any Content available via the Services at any time. Portfoliobox may remove Your Content due to e.g. violation of this Agreement, abuse of the Services, notification of possible infringement of another’s rights, privacy concerns, compliance with laws and in the assistance of law enforcement.

    5.6 Portfoliobox reserves the right to offer different pricing plans for its Services, each of which may impose different restrictions on the upload, storage, download, and use of the Services. These restrictions may include limitations on network traffic and bandwidth, the size and/or length of content, the quality and/or format of content, the sources of content, the volume of storage, and other factors. These restrictions may be subject to change at any time, at Portfoliobox's discretion.

    5.7 The Service is limited to transfer of Content up to 100 GB per month. Portfoliobox may temporarily disable Your account if You use more than 100 GB/transfer per month. Portfoliobox reserves the right to adjust the limitation at any time with 30 days notice to You. You acknowledge that if You downgrade features in the Services, You may lose part of Your Content and agree that Portfoliobox will have no liability to You of any kind or nature arising out of or related to loss of Your Content.

    5.8 You are responsible to backup the Content that you upload to the Services. Portfoliobox can never be held responsible in case Content is damaged or lost.

  • 6. Your Content

    6.1 The transfer of Content that You contribute to the Services does not change the ownership of the Content. However, Portfoliobox reserves the right to use print-screens (screen shots) of the Content for commercial purposes. Such use shall be deemed permitted under this Agreement.

    6.2 Upon termination of Your use of the Services, You recognize and agree that caching of or references to Your Content may not be immediately removed. Portfoliobox is in addition allowed to keep a back-up copy of Your Content for archival purposes.

  • 7. Content and Obligations

    7.1 Portfoliobox reserves the right to modify, suspend or discontinue the Services at anytime without further notice to You.

    7.2 Portfoliobox may, without previous notice, access, preserve, remove and disclose Your Content if required to do so by law, or if, in Portfoliobox’s reasonable judgment, such measure is necessary in order to:

    (a) comply with Your requests for assistance with the Services,

    (b) comply with legal process,

    (c) address claims from third parties that Your Content violates their rights, or

    (d) supervise that no use of the Services to transfer or store threatening, obscene and/or illegal material takes place

    7.3 Portfoliobox will take reasonable security precautions when transporting or storing data or other communications, but expressly disclaims liability for the accessing of any such data communications by unauthorized persons or entities.

    7.4 You agree to provide accurate, current and complete information and to use commercially reasonable efforts to maintain and promptly update the information to keep it accurate, current and complete.

    7.5 You agree that Portfoliobox has the right to suspend or terminate Your use of the Services or any portion thereof if You provide information that is intentionally inaccurate, not current or incomplete in a material way, or Portfoliobox has reasonable grounds to believe that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete in a material way.

    7.6 You authorize Portfoliobox to:

    (a) disclose the password that is used to access Your Content in the Services to those persons to whom You have authorized Portfoliobox in writing to disclose to; and

    (b) send electronic and other transmissions of any current and future Content to those persons to whom You have authorized Portfoliobox in writing to disclose to.

  • 8. Third-party services

    8.1 The Services can be integrated with various third-party services and applications ("Third Party Services"). Some of the Third Party Services include analytics tools, social media platforms, ecommerce payment processors, etc. All Third Party Services have their own terms and policies, and Your use of them will be subject to those terms and policies. Any Information that a Third Party Service collects, stores, and processes from You or Your Content will be subject to the Third Party Service's terms of service, privacy notice, or similar terms, and will not be governed by our Privacy Policy. It is important to carefully review the terms and policies of any Third Party Services that You use in connection with Your Content to understand how they collect, use, and share Your information.

    8.2 Third Party Services are solely responsible for providing support, maintenance, and technical assistance for their services. As a user of these services, it is Your responsibility to ensure the security of Your information and transactions. We do not control Third Party Services, and we are not liable for their actions or for any transactions You may enter into with them. It is important to carefully review the terms and policies of any Third Party Services that You use to understand Your rights and obligations.

    8.3 You agree that we may, at any time and without notice to You, suspend, disable access to, or remove any Third Party Services at our sole discretion. We are not liable for any loss of profits, revenue, data, goodwill, or other intangible losses, or business disruption, costs, or expenses you may incur as a result of any such suspension, disabling, or removal (except where prohibited by applicable law). Please be aware that we reserve the right to make these changes at any time and without prior notice.

  • 9. Restrictions

    9.1 You are responsible for all of Your activity in connection with the Services. Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity or any use of the Services or Content in violation of this Agreement may be grounds for termination of Your right to Services.

    9.2 Use of the Services to transfer or store threatening or obscene material is expressly prohibited.

  • 10. Domains

    10.1 When You enter into this Agreement, Portfoliobox may provide You with an internet domain name (“Domain”) which belongs to Portfoliobox for the duration of Your use of the Services.

    10.2 If you hold a Domain and wish to use it in connection to the Services, Portfoliobox will use reasonable efforts to assist in using that Domain.

    10.3 Should applicable fees not be paid by You in time, the Domain will be deregistered. Portfoliobox is not responsible for any third party take over of the Domain following deregistration.

    10.4 If or when Your use of the Services is terminated Portfoliobox can provide You with a transfer key, if requested by You in writing, to enable Your transfer of the Domain to a new host. Transfer must be initiated at least 45 days before termination of Services. A transfer fee will be charged for the transfer of the domain.

    10.5 Should Your Domain upon deregistration be put in quarantine by the host and You wish to reclaim it, Portfoliobox has the right to charge You for its assistance in the matter.

    10.6 Portfoliobox will not in any event be liable to You or any other party for failure to transfer Your Domain, lost renewal etc. (see article 18).

  • 11. E-mail

    11.1 Portfoliobox may offer email accounts as part of the Services on certain plans. We utilize the services of OpenSRS (legal name Tucows.com Co.) for managing user emails at this level. By agreeing to these Terms of Use and subscribing to a plan where email accounts are provided, you acknowledge that the processing of your personal data, including but not limited to email addresses and related information, will be handled by OpenSRS in accordance with their Data Processing Addendum.

    11.2 GDPR Compliance: OpenSRS is committed to maintaining compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable data protection laws. As a data processor, OpenSRS ensures the security and confidentiality of your personal data.

    11.3 User Consent: By using our email services included in eligible plans, you consent to the processing of your personal data by OpenSRS as described in their Data Processing Addendum.

    11.4 Data Processing Addendum: The Data Processing Addendum provided by OpenSRS outlines their obligations regarding the processing of personal data and the measures taken to ensure compliance with data protection laws, including GDPR. You can review the Data Processing Addendum by accessing the following link: OpenSRS Data Processing Addendum.

    11.5 Contact Forms: Contact forms may be provided as part of the Services. Portfoliobox will not be responsible for delivery failure or wrong delivery connected to the contact forms.

    11.6 Liability: While we have taken steps to ensure the compliance of our service providers, including OpenSRS, with data protection laws, we cannot be held liable for any breaches or non-compliance by our service providers. However, we will cooperate fully with any investigations or inquiries related to the processing of personal data.

    11.7 Updates: We reserve the right to update this section to reflect any changes in our service providers or their compliance status. Any material changes will be communicated to users in accordance with our Terms of Use.

  • 12. Payments and Renewals

    12.1 All payments due are in US$ (United States Dollar).

    12.2 After entering into this Agreement You have the right to a 14 days trial period except for the cost for the domain. Thereafter, all payments are final and non-refundable except in Portfoliobox’s sole discretion.

    12.3 All types of the Services are subscriptions defaulted to renew automatically, unless otherwise agreed upon. Accordingly, within 30 days before the anniversary date of Your subscription, You will be charged the current price rate. Portfoliobox charges for Your type of subscription to the Services. Portfoliobox reserves the right to modify price rates at any time with 30 days notice to You.

    12.4 It is Your responsibility to verify and ensure the successful renewal of the Services. If You cancel or fail to pay the applicable recurring fees, You are solely responsible for any discontinuation of the Services previously purchased by You. You acknowledge and agree that You will not have any claims against Portfoliobox for the discontinuation of the Services or Third Party Services, for any reason. It is important to carefully manage Your subscription and payment details to ensure the continued availability of the Services you use.

    12.5 You authorize us to bill the payment source You provide to Portfoliobox for all applicable fees.

    12.6 If Your payment source is declined at any time (including, but not limited to situations where Portfoliobox seeks authorizations or charge attempts), Portfoliobox may make up to two attempts to reprocess Your payment source. Thereafter, Portfoliobox reserve the right to disable or cancel Your use of Services immediately.

  • 13. Payment Dispute

    If at any time You contact Your bank or credit card company to dispute, chargeback, decline, or reverse the charge of any fees that are payable to us ("Chargeback"), we may automatically terminate Your account. We encourage You to contact our support team via email or chat with any questions about a payment made to us before filing a Chargeback. We reserve the right to dispute any Chargeback that is filed.

  • 14.Service Termination

    14.1 You are free to terminate Your use of the Services at any time.

    14.2 Portfoliobox may without notice to You terminate Your right to use the Service immediately for, including but not limited to, the following reasons:

    (a) breach of this Agreement, including use of the Services in violation of article 9 (Restrictions);

    (b) any request by law enforcement, government agencies or court order;

    (c) security and technical issues or problems;

    (d) lack of payment of any fees owed by You; or

    (e) inactivity period longer than two months.

    (f) hostile/inappropriate behaviour towards customers or employees.

    14.3 After termination of use of Services, Portfoliobox has no further obligation to grant access to the Services.

    14.4 If Your use of the Service is terminated for any reason, whether by You or by Portfoliobox, You will lose and forfeit any time remaining on Your account with Portfoliobox.

    14.5 You are responsible for the removal of Your Content through the interface provided by Portfoliobox upon Service termination. In the event that the Content is not removed, Portfoliobox reserves the right to remove said Content at its own discretion.

  • 15. Protecting Certain Personally-Identifying Information

    15.1 Portfoliobox gathers personally-identifying information. You can refuse to supply personally-identifying information, but it may prevent you from engaging in the Services, in part or in whole.

    15.2 Portfoliobox stores information that:

    (a) you provide us with; and

    (b) we gather from your use of the Services. Portfoliobox does not disclose such information other than as described below.

    15.3 Portfoliobox can disclose such information for the purpose of the functionality of the Services.

    15.4 Portfoliobox has the right to disclose such information to employees, contractors and affiliates that need to know that information in order to process it on Portfoliobox’s behalf, and that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Should any of the above entities be located outside of Your home country, You consent to the transfer of such information to them by using the Services.

    15.5 Portfoliobox reserves the right to disclose potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information when required to do so by law, or when disclosure is necessary to protect the property or rights of Portfoliobox or any third party.

    15.6 Portfoliobox may use and/or disclose such information in order to operate, improve and optimize the Services.

  • 16. Indemnification

    You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Portfoliobox, its officers, directors, shareholders, employees, affiliates and agents, from any liabilities, damages, and costs, including, but not limited to, attorneys’ fees and settlement costs, resulting from claims from third parties:

    (a) regarding Your Content;

    (b) regarding Your infringement or misappropriation of any patent, copyright, trade secret or trademark of any third party; or

    (c) regarding Your use of the Services in violation of the terms and conditions in this Agreement.

    (d) any other type of claim that Your Content caused damage to a third party. You acknowledge that Your actions may result in legal liability for You and agree to indemnify Portfoliobox for any such liability arising from Your use of the Services.

  • 17. Class action

    Subject to any applicable law, You may only resolve disputes with us on an individual basis, and You shall not have the right to bring any claim against Portfoliobox as a plaintiff or a member of a class, consolidated or representative actions. Class-action lawsuits, class arbitration, collective legal actions, private attorney general actions, and consolidation with other arbitrations are not allowed under this Agreement.

  • 18. Warranty Disclaimer

    The Services are provided on an "as is” and "as available" basis, without any warranties of any kind. This includes any implied warranties or conditions of warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. We do not represent or warrant that the Services are complete, of any certain quality, reliable, accurate or secure in any way, suitable for or compatible with any of Your (or your End Users) contemplated activities, devices, operating systems, browsers, software, or tools (or that they will remain as such at any time), or comply with any laws applicable to You or Your End Users (including in any jurisdiction in which You operate), or that their operation will be free of any viruses, bugs, or other harmful components or program limitations.

  • 19. Liability

    Portfoliobox accepts liability only in accordance with the legal provisions for damage caused by a grossly negligent or intentional violation of essential contractual duties.

  • 20. Limitation of liability

    You acknowledge and agree that to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, You will not hold Portfoliobox or its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, or agents liable for any claims arising from or related to the Services or this Agreement. This includes any damages that may be incurred as a result of:

    (a) any indirect, special, incidental, exemplary, punitive, or consequential damages,

    (b) any loss of profits, revenue, data, goodwill, or other intangible losses,

    (c) any losses related to your access to, use of, or inability to access or use any part of the Services,

    (d) any losses related to the unavailability, degradation, loss, corruption, theft, unauthorized access, or unauthorized alteration of any content, information, or data, including Your Content,

    (e) any of Your Content or other conduct or content of any user or third party using the Services, or

    (f) any Third Party Services or third party sites accessed via the Services.

  • 21. General Information

    21.1 This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Portfoliobox and You and governs Your use of the Services. It replaces and supersedes any prior agreements between Portfoliobox and You with respect to the Services.

    21.2 Nothing in this Agreement will be construed to constitute either party as a partner, employee or agent of the other party.

    21.3 Portfoliobox’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver.

  • 22. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

    The Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Sweden. You agree that all conflicts relating to the Agreement shall exclusively be deferred to the competent district court of Stockholm, Sweden.

  • 23. Waiver & Severability

    If any part of this Agreement is deemed unenforceable, the remaining provisions will still be in full effect. An enforceable term will be put in its place to reflect our original intent as closely as possible.

  • 24. AI Activities & Data Scraping

    Portfoliobox includes a robots meta tag "noimageai" directive in the head section of the HTML page associated with the Content on Your website.

    Portfoliobox expects all users accessing the Services to respect creators choices about the acceptable use of their Content, including for Artificial Intelligence Purposes. Third Party Services use of Your Content for Artificial Intelligence Purposes, other users of the Service (visitors) and third parties accessing the Site are prohibited from using such Content (labeled as "noimageai")

    (a) to train an artificial intelligence system,

    (b) as input into any previously trained artificial intelligence system, or

    (c) to make available any derivative copy. Automated systems or users that will fail to respect these points will be considered to have breached these Terms.

    You acknowledge that by uploading Content to Services, third-parties may scrape or otherwise use Your work without permission. Portfoliobox provides no guarantees that third parties will not include certain Content in external data sources, or otherwise use Your work for Artificial Intelligence Purposes, even when such directives are present. By prohibiting such conduct, Portfoliobox makes no guarantees that it will pursue each unauthorized use of the Services, and You are responsible for policing Your own work to the extent permitted by law.

  • 25. Privacy

    Our Privacy Policy explains the way we handle and protect your personal data and privacy in relation to your use of the Service and your browsing of the portfoliobox.net web site. By agreeing to the present Terms of Use and to be able to use the Service, you also agree to our Privacy Policy. To the extent that Portfoliobox processes any personal data that is subject to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), on the user’s behalf, in the provision of the Service, the terms of the Portfoliobox Data Processing Agreement, which are hereby incorporated by reference, shall apply.