Terms of Use

Hello Earth Program

Last updated: 18.09.2019

Welcome to Hello Earth Program!

Hello Earth Program is a global educational program about environmental protection. The purpose of the Hello Earth Program website is to introduce and promote the program, to find and manage potential Partners and/or Supporters, to make all the information about the program available, and to share news or milestones about it.

Please read this document carefully before using the Hello Earth Program website (the „Website”, „Site”), accessible at helloearthprogram.com, operated by PB Films Kft. („our Company”, „us”, „we”, „our”).

On the Terms of Use document, we have listed important legal terms that apply to anyone visiting our site. We need this document to protect both you and us, to make our services possible and enjoyable. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others, who access or use the Website.

If you have any questions about the Terms of Use, please contact us at info[at]helloearthprogram[dot]com.

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Agreement

By using or visiting the Hello Earth Program website, or any services provided by us, you signify and affirm your informed consent to these Terms of Use and also our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to any of these terms, the Hello Earth Program Privacy Policy, please do not use our Site or services.

 
INFO

Company: PB Films Kft.

Address: Mátyás tér 26. H-6725 Szeged, HUNGARY

VAT ID: 26577658-2-06

Company reg. nr: 06-09-024835

Email: info[at]helloearthprogram[dot]com

Mobile: +3630 7545786

Bank: Raiffeisen Bank Zrt. (Akadémia u.6. H-1054 Budapest, HUNGARY)

IBAN: HU35-1206-7204-0166-5421-0010-0006

BIC/SWIFT: UBRT HUHB

Hosting Provider: Wix.com Ltd. (Headquater: 40 Namal Tel Aviv St. Tel Aviv 6701101, ISRAEL)

SITE USE
 

You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 or that you are using the Site under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian.

Our Site may have features that let you submit content: comments, questions, images, information, ratings, and reviews („Content”).

You agree:

  • to fully comply with any applicable laws;

  • to be solely responsible and liable with respect to any of uses of the Site which occur under your Account;

  • to only post, upload Content that is appropriate and related to the purpose of the Site;

  • that you own or control all the necessary rights to publish your Content.

You agree not to:

  • use the Site or its content for any purpose that is prohibited by these Terms or that is malicious, unlawful, defamatory or obscene;

  • resell any aspect of the Site or services available on it;

  • use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means or any manual process to access, monitor os copy any content or information on our Site;

  • archive, distribute, modify, reproduce, publish, license, display, create derivate works from, offer for sale or use content and information from Hello Earth Program website;

  • decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any content used in any part of the Site;

  • insert any code or product to manipulate the content of the Site in any way;

  • send a virus or use any malicious techniques or programs in connection with the Website;

  • infringe the intellectual property rights or copyrights of others;

  • upload or post any commercial material or content, or post content for which you were compensated or granted by any third party;

  • upload any unlawful, threatening, obscene, pornographic, libelous, defamatory or otherwise objectionable to us in our sole discretion, or any material that exploits or harms minors (anyone under the age of 18);

  • harm our subscribers, employees, reputation, or any person.

Parts of the Site
 

The main parts of the Hello Earth website are the following

  • Home

Here you can find the main information about the Program and the Site, the most important news and Partners, beautiful images or videos from the learning material being made.

  • About

Here you can find more detailed information about the Program, our goals, the topics and makers of the Program, and a “Where are we now?” section (we show the process and progress of the production in pictures).

  • Schools

Here you can find a registration form for schools and a counter of countries, schools, and students. We use this part of the Site to estimate and share the future use of the Program and to collect subscriptions for a special newsletter for schools.

  • Blog

This is the place where we share the news, progress, new images, videos from the learning material, as well as relevant news or articles about sustainability, environmental protection.

  • Donate

This is the place where you can make a contribution to our mission, big or small, and help us to make the learning material faster, whilst keeping it free for schools. There is also a section dedicated to “Corporate Supporters”, with relevant information and supporting opportunities designed especially for them.

  • Header

You can find the Site menu and the “log in” section here. After logging in, your personal profile menu will be also here.

  • Footer

You can find contact info, links to our site policies, subscribe form for the newsletter, social media links here.

User Account
 

In order to access and/or use certain features or sections of the Website, you must first register and create a user account. Creating a user account will be needed when you wish to support our work, or wish to comment, like or save blog posts, videos or other content.

You must provide accurate and complete information when creating an account, to which you are the sole and exclusive rights holder.

If you create and use a user account, you agree to keep your user name and password confidential and secure. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account, user name or password. Please contact us immediately if the confidentiality of your account, user name or password is compromised. We may terminate or suspend your account, change your user name or password to protect you, before taking any further actions.

You can manage your user account from the header. After logging in to your account, your name will show up, with a drop-down menu and a small bell icon. The drop-down menu contains four links: Profile, My Addresses, My Wallet and My Account. The bell represents and shows your notifications. After entering to your Profile, you will also see Blog Comments, Blog Likes, Notifications and Settings. You may use this menu to manage, set, adjust your personal user settings and information.

 
Account termination policy

We may terminate the account of any User who violates the Terms of use. We reserve the right to do these actions at any time, with or without notice, without any liability to the user who is terminated or blocked, in our sole discretion.

 
Donation

Hello Earth Program is a non-profit educational program created, developed and being made by PB Films Kft. To make the digital learning material ready and available for all schools as soon as possible, we decided to make a donation/supporting system to the program. The main goal of this system is to make it possible for the Studio to work on the learning material full-time and full-team.

In return, supporters may get benefits, thank you notes, name/logo and/or website URL mention on the Site, or access to special parts of the Site (“Rewards”).

We reserve the right to refuse to publish logos or URL’s unconditionally, mainly if they are against our mission or harm minors or any person.

All donations are made voluntarily and at the sole discretion and risk of the Supporter.

Donations can be made securely:

  • through PayPal;

  • by credit card on our Site (managed by world leading Braintree);

  • or by Bank transfer.

When you donate to us by credit card, your card will be charged the amount of your donation after confirming and submitting payment information.

 

DATA PROTECTION

For making donations, you have to register on the Site or log in with your already existing Gmail or Facebook account. After logging in you can donate through PayPal or by Credit card through Braintree. Your credit card information won’t be stored on our servers, however, you can choose to save your card or cards into your personal „Wallet” when donating for further, faster use. You can manage your Wallet under your Profile menu.

We collect, store and process all of your personal information securely, and according to the applicable laws. You can read Hello Earth Program Privacy Policy here. Our Privacy Policy applies only to our website.

For your convenience, we also link here the Privacy Policies of our payment processing partners, PayPal and Braintree. You may check it before using the Services, and make your own conclusions regarding the adequacy of these practices.

 

HOW WE USE DONATIONS?

We can promise to our Supporters and Partners that the donations will strictly be used for the production and marketing of Hello Earth Educational Program:

  • personnel costs: payment of the studio crew (designing, modeling, rigging, animating, editing, cutting);

  • work by external partners (sound design, composing, recording, voice-over, mastering, rendering);

  • voice-over artists;

  • sound, music, sound effects, stock images or footage licenses;

  • software, software licenses needed for production;

  • production-related hardware;

  • marketing costs (marketing management, advertising spots, offline advertisement material);

  • accounting, taxes, VAT, bank commission fees and other administrative costs​.

 

REFUND POLICY

Hello Earth Program is a project that is not for profit but for a good cause. The goal is to make a cleaner, better, sustainable future on Earth. To be able to work on this project full-time and full-team, we are gratefully accepting donations from anyone, including companies, corporations, and other organizations.

If you changed your mind about your donation or didn’t get your Rewards, you can ask for a refund within 14 days, via email. We will refund the exact amount of the original donation in the original currency. Differences between the original and refunded amount may occur due to currency changes or third-party fees. PB Films Kft. is not responsible for such differences.

 
For Schools

Schools may register their interest in the Program through a special registration form on the "Schools" page. This form should be filled only by accredited teachers of schools. You must provide accurate and complete information when registering your school.

We reserve the right to not publish your numbers if they may be false or duplicated.

The published numbers represent an estimation about the interested schools, their countries and participating students, based on the submitted registration forms and inquiries arrived through other channels (email, mail, phone, personal or other). We can not guarantee that the number of participating schools, countries or students will match these numbers. We do our best to filter spam submissions, and to maintain a good relationship with interested schools.

 
Transparency

We regularly share and publish the progress of the Program on the Website, mainly but not necessarily on the Blog. We share our milestones, estimated deadlines, reaching milestones, bigger investments and expenses, new team members and other useful and important information. We may also inform our Supporters and/or Partners about this information through our mailing list.

Besides the above information, we also regularly share and post images and video material from the Program, to help visually track the actual progress of the learning material.

We also collect registration from schools interested in the Program, to make an estimation of the number of potential participants.

 
Intellectual Property

We do not claim ownership rights in your Content, you own all rights to your User Content. However, with posting or submitting Content (especially, but not only comments or reviews) to our Site, you give us permission to use it for commercial purposes, and publish your/your companies name.

Except for User Content, the Site and its content and services are the property of PB Films Kft. or its partners and are protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary or intellectual property rights. We reserve all of our rights to and in the Sites content.

The trademarks, service marks, logos, designs, images, company names and other source identifiers displayed or presented on the Site are registered or unregistered trademarks of PB Films Kft. or its partners, and may not be copied, imitated or used in whole or in part, without prior written permission of us or their relevant owners.

 
Governing Law

These terms are governed by the laws of Hungary.  We encourage you to contact us if you have any issue, as most issues can be solved without the involvement of a court. If negotiations cannot resolve the issue, any disputes between us may be brought before the courts of Szeged, Hungary.

 
MIscellaneous

You agree and acknowledge that you use our Site solely at your own risk.

We provide the Hello Earth Program website, including Hello Earth Blog to you “as is” and “as available”. Despite our efforts, there may be mistyped or inaccurate information, but we do promise to make the site as good, correct and up-to-date as we possibly can.

We reserve the right to update or change our Terms of Use at any time with or without advance notice. Your continued use of our Services after we post any modifications of the Terms of Use will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications. If we make a significant change to our Terms of Use, we will post a notice on the home page of our website for a period of time after the change is made, or even inform our users through our mailing list.

CONTACT

 

info@helloearthprogram.com

PB Films Kft.

Mátyás tér 26.

Szeged

6725 HUNGARY

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