Velbi Oy - Terms of Use

Last updated 12th December 2022

1. The Velbi Platform

1.1 Thanks for working with us. Please read these terms (the “Terms”) carefully as they govern your use of the Velbi Platform. In these Terms, you will be referred to as “you” or as a “user”.

1.2 The term “we” means Velbi Oy, the owner and operator of the Velbi application and website, at and at any other associated website locations, and the services we make available through them (together, the “Platform”). Our business ID is 3213848-5 and our registered address is:
Maria 01, Lapinlahdenkatu 16, 00180 Helsinki, Finland.

1.3 By registering to the Velbi platform, you confirm your acceptance of these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy

1.4 We may update these Terms occasionally, to make them clearer or to reflect changes in the applicable laws. If we do that, we will notify users through the Platform. If you do not agree to the changes made to the Terms, then you have the right to stop using the Platform. If you continue to use the Platform after the date the changes have been posted, we will infer that you accept the amended Terms of Use.

2. Operation of the Platform

2.1 The Platform is designed to help prevent burnout and to develop professionals. 

3. Your compliance with our Terms of Use

3.1 We have the right to terminate any user account and remove any user from our database if we receive complaints about that user, or for any other reason, at our entire discretion.

3.2 If you breach these Terms of Use, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these Terms of Use, we may:

(a) send you one or more formal warnings;

(b) temporarily suspend your access to our Platform;

(c) permanently stop you from accessing our Platform;

(d) block computers using your IP address from accessing our Platform;

(e) contact any or all of your internet service providers and request that they block your access to our
Platform; and/or

(f) commence legal action against you.

4. Copyright

4.1 This Platform contains content which is owned by or licensed to us (the “Content”). This Content includes, but is not limited to, the information, design, layout, look, appearance, and graphics.

4.2 You are granted a licence to use the Content subject to the restrictions described in these Terms of Use. This means that you have access to the Content but none of the Content belongs to you, or will belong to you.

4.3 Where we have legally protectable rights over the Content on the Platform, such as copyright, those rights are important to us and will remain ours at all times.

4.4 Where we have added notes or marks to show our legal rights (such as copyright) you must not delete or remove such notices placed by us on any Content. This is a specific example of a more general concept explained in 5.2.

5. License to use the Platform

5.1 You may:

(a) view pages from our Platform in a web browser;

(b) download pages from our Platform for caching in a web browser;

(c) print pages from our Platform; but, if you do so, please observe the restrictions that we set out below.

5.2 You must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our Platform.

5.3 You must not:

(a) republish material from our Platform (including republication on another Platform), except in the case of social media such as LinkedIn and Facebook in which case you are permitted to publish extracts (only) in order to promote use of the Platform;

(b) sell, rent or sub-license material from our Platform;

(c) show any material from our Platform in public;

(d) exploit material from our Platform for a commercial purpose; or

(e) redistribute material from our Platform.

(f) misuse or overload our Platform.

5.4 We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our Platform, or indeed our whole Platform, at our discretion. You must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on our Platform.

6. Acceptable use

6.1 Velbi exists to eliminate burnout at work, through scientifically validated assessments and professional development materials. So that we can offer that service, you must not disrupt our Platform. Examples of disruption that are prohibited include:

(a) trying to edit or modify the Platform, as explained in 5.2;

(b) using our Platform in any way that is unlawful or which may cause damage to the Platform or restrict access to the Platform;

(c) creating fake accounts or impersonating any real or fictitious user or other person on the Platform;

(d) using our Platform to store or transmit any computer virus or other malicious computer software; or

(e) conducting any data collection activities on or in relation to our Platform without our written consent.

6.2 So that we can offer you the most appropriate service, you must ensure that all the information you supply to us through our Platform is true and accurate. 

7. Level of Service 

7.1 We shall use commercially reasonable efforts to keep the Platform available on a 24/7 basis, but do not guarantee that the Platform will be available at any given time. You accept and understand that the Platform is provided "as is".

7.2 We have the right to suspend the use of the Platform for a reasonable period of time if this is necessary to perform the installation, modification or maintenance work required by the Platform or if the suspension is due to the installation, modification, or maintenance work of the public communication network. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to notify you of such interruptions on the Platform.

8. Information received through the Platform

8.1 Velbi is not a healthcare provider or a provider of medical services. The data provided by us is not intended to be utilized for medical purposes and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We are a tech company that creates wellbeing and professional development content and tools. We also provide a simple interface to allow users to access support. 

8.2 You accept and agree that Velbi provides an electronic Platform which acts simply as a mechanism to help prevent burnout.

9. Limitation of Liability

9.1 There are certain responsibilities that, by law, we aren’t allowed to exclude, including our legal responsibility damages caused by our cross-negligence, fraud, or fraudulent misrepresentation, and we acknowledge those responsibilities.

9.2 However, apart from the legal responsibilities mentioned in 8.1, we shall not be legally liable to users for any loss (both immediate and indirect), incidental, special, punitive, or consequential damages whatsoever resulting from any (i) use of the Platform; (ii) errors mistakes, or inaccuracies of Content, (iii) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from our servers, (iv) any bugs viruses or the like, which may be transmitted to or through the Platform by any third party, (v) any loss of your data or Content from the site; (vi) any errors or omissions in any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of your use of any Content made available at the Platform, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not Velbi is adviced of the possibility of such damages, and/or (vii) the disclosure of Content pursuant to these terms or our privacy policy; or (viii) other damage suffered by a user. 

9.3 All legal obligations which may be implied or incorporated into the Terms of Use by law or regulation are expressly excluded to the extent permitted by law. We have tried to make these Terms of Use sufficiently comprehensive and clear, and we don’t wish any other terms to be implied.

9.4 In the event that any limitation or exclusion of liability in the Terms of Use is not enforceable, then we shall not be liable to you for more than 100% of the fees you’ve paid us in the twelve months preceding the day you make your complaint or 10.000 euros, whichever is lower.

10. Third party websites

10.1 Our Platform may include links to other websites owned and operated by third parties. We have no responsibility for the content of such third-party websites.

10.2 We have no control over third party websites and their contents, and we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

11. General Terms

11.1 If any of the Terms of Use are held to be illegal or unenforceable, those (but only those) provisions shall be deemed to be deleted and the rest of the Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect.

11.2 The Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement and replace any previous agreement or understanding (in whatever form) between us in respect of the matters contained or referred to in the Terms of Use. You agree that you have not relied on and have no legal remedy in respect of any statements (however communicated) which are not replicated or are inconsistent with the Terms of Use.

11.3 We have the right at all times to edit, refuse to post, or to remove from the Velbi Platform any Content.

11.4 We may use subcontractors in the provision of our services and the Platform to you. 

11.5 You may not assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights under the Terms of Use without our prior written consent. We may assign, transfer or sub-contract all or any of our rights at any time without consent.

11.6 A person who is not a party to the Terms of Use shall not have any rights to enforce any provision in the Terms of Use.

11.7 No waiver by either of us shall be effective unless in writing, and no waiver shall constitute a continuing waiver so as to prevent us or you from acting upon any continuing or subsequent breach or default.

11.8 The Terms of Use shall be subject to the laws of Finland and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Finnish courts.