Last Updated: August 1st, 2017
In particular we draw your attention to the section on user relationships that explains you alone are responsible for any relationship or arrangement you enter into with other users of the site.
We recommend that you print a copy of this for future reference.
Our Site is a site operated by Collectively Intelligent Limited (we, our or us). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 09890348 and have our registered office at Mitch Consulting Ltd, 7 Bodmin Road, Chelmsford, Essex, England, CM1 6LH.
We are a limited company and Colony is our trading name.
We may update our site and apps from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site or apps may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.
We do not guarantee that our site and apps, or any content on them, will be free from errors or omissions.
Our site is made available free of charge.
We do not guarantee that our site and apps, or any content on them, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our site and apps is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue, or change all or any part of our site or apps without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site or apps are unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site and apps.
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password, passphrase or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password or passphrase, you must promptly notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is your responsibility to keep your passphrase secure and safe. Should you lose it, we have no ability to recover it nor provide you with access to your account and we will therefore not be liable in any way for any loss or damage suffered by you as a result of your losing or misplacing your passphrase and your not being able to access your account.
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, apps, and their underlying technology. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. This strictly does not include user-generated material uploaded to or created on the site or apps.
You must not use any part of underlying technology for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors or as permitted under these terms.
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations, or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied.
We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:
We have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data, or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or apps or to your downloading of any content on them, or on any website linked to them.
We assume no responsibility for the content of websites or apps linked on our site or our apps. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites or apps. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
We facilitate access to, but we are not responsible for the way users make use of, our site or apps.
We will not be responsible for any disputes that arise in relation to the ownership rights of content uploaded to or created on our site or apps.
This extends to disputes between co-creators and any expected reward for work you carry out at the direction of other members including tokens used within the site or apps or any arrangements external to the site or apps.
You alone are responsible for any relationship or agreement you enter into with other users and we will not intervene in your relationship for whatever reason.
You warrant that you will not seek to involve us in any dispute or hold us liable for any loss whatsoever resulting from your relationship with other users of the site.
Any content you upload to or create on our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and other users of our site a limited licence to use, store, and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to other users.
We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our site or apps.
You warrant that you have and will continue to have all necessary rights, consents, licenses and permissions required for other users of the site to collaborate with you and your content. You also agree that you will not upload or create content that contains any third-party copyright material unless you have a formal license or permission.
The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.
You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:
You also agree not to access without authority, interfere with, damage, or disrupt:
We do not guarantee that our site or apps will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes, and platform in order to access our site and apps. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our site or apps by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs, or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site or apps, the server on which our site is stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to our site or apps. You must not attack our site or apps via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act of 1990.
We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site and apps will cease immediately.
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on our part where none exists.
Our site must not be framed on any other site.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
Where our site or apps contain links to other sites, apps, and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.
We have no control over the contents of those sites, apps, or resources.
We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of this acceptable use policy through your use of our site. When a breach of this policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.
To contact us, please email email@example.com. Thank you for visiting our site.
Collectively Intelligent Limited (we) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
By visiting https://colony.io (our site) or downloading any of our apps you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.
We are the data controller for the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act ), and our registered office is at Mitch Consulting Ltd, 7 Bodmin Road, Chelmsford, Essex, England, CM1 6LH.
We may collect and process the following data about you:
We use information held about you in the following ways:
We may share your personal information with any member of our group, which means any subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006.
We may share your information with selected third parties including:
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site and apps; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.
We use the following cookies:
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.