Terms of Use ("Terms")
Last updated: April 28, 2016

Please read these Terms of Use ("Terms", "Terms of Use") carefully before using the www.HalalLauncher.com website (the "Services") operated by HALALLAUNCHER Ltd ("us", "we", or "our"), all other sites owned and operated by HALALLAUNCHER Ltd that redirect to www.HalalLauncher.com, and all subdomains, and the service owned and operated by the Company.

These Terms of Use (The "Terms of Use") govern use of the websites and services (the "Services") of HALALLAUNCHER, Ltd., a UK & Wales registered company (together with its affiliates, " HALALLAUNCHER "), in addition to any supplemental terms applicable to any particular features, content and functionality of the Services, which such supplemental terms are incorporated by reference into the Terms of Use. By using the Services, Users agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, all applicable laws and all conditions or policies referenced here (collectively, the "Terms"). HALALLAUNCHER may amend the Terms at any time by posting a revised version of the Terms on our Services. Access to or continued use of the Services after the effective date of the revised Terms constitutes your acceptance of the revised Terms. We’ll let you know about any material changes, either by notifying you on the Site or by sending you an email.

Your access to and use of the Services is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Services.

By accessing or using the Services you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Services.

In these Terms, we refer to those raising funds as "Project Owners" or "Campaign Owners" and to their fundraising campaigns as "Projects" or "Campaigns." We refer to those contributing funds as "Contributors" and to the funds they contribute as "Contributions". Project/Campaign Owners, Contributors and other visitors to the Services are referred to collectively as "Users". We refer to those guaranteeing that Project/Campaign Owner is worthy of confidence and support as "Guarantors" (not legally binding, but still important).

HALALLAUNCHER is the world's 1st global halal multi-lingual crowdfunding platform. HALALLAUNCHER enables halal startups, innovators, companies, initiative groups to easily and quickly raise funds to launch and develop their halal projects and ideas. HALALLAUNCHER allows Users support and bring to life halal projects both by launching or contributing to them. In exchange for contributions Project/Campaign Owners are allowed to give perks and gifts in material or non-material form (collectively, "Rewards" or "Perks") to Contributors. HALALLAUNCHER makes no representations about the quality, safety, morality or legality of any Project/Campaign, Reward or Contribution or the truth or accuracy of User Content posted on the Services. HALALLAUNCHER does not represent that Project/Campaign Owners will deliver Rewards or that Contributions will be used as described in the Project/Campaign. Users use the Services at their own risk.

To use our Services you must be at least 18 years-old. Users suspended, restricted, or terminated from using the Services cannot use the Services. HALALLAUNCHER reserves the right to refuse use of the Services to anyone and to reject, cancel, interrupt, remove or suspend any Project/Campaign, Contribution, or the Services at any time for any reason without liability. To ensure the necessary confidence between Project Owners and Contributors HALALLAUNCHER uses community feedback and Mechanism of Guarantors. Even if it’s not legally binding and mandatory point for Projects/Campaigns to be placed on HALALLAUNCHER, we highly recommend to Project/Campaign Owners not to neglect this powerful mechanism and to find as Guarantors for your Projects some trustworthy people from your community, domain experts.

Users are allowed to use the Services only in a way that doesn’t violate the UK and any applicable law;
Content placed on the Services must be halal, and not linked in any way to alcohol, pork, drugs, porn, tobacco, interest, gambling/casino and other Islamically prohibited domains/products/services;
Users are not permitted to use the Services to support/promote violence, hatred, discrimination;
It’s forbidden to spam Users with inadequate offers of goods & services;
Users are prohibited to make any actions that damage correct functioning of the Services and its infrastructure;
Users are not allowed to place any Content that is sectarian, divides Ummah or brings to Ummah more harms than benefits.
In any case of violation, HALALLAUNCHER reserves the right to suspend/delete such Projects/Campaigns or User Accounts.

Allowed Projects/Campaigns
Only halal, that is Islamically allowed Projects/Campaigns are allowed to be placed on the Services. Islamically allowed means that Project/Campaign is not linked in any way to alcohol, pork, drugs, porn, tobacco, interest, gambling/casino and other Islamically prohibited domains/products/services.
Project Owners are not allowed to launch a Campaign to raise funds for illegal activities, to cause harm to people or property, or to scam others. If the Campaign is declaring to make the impossible or it's just clear deception, don't place it. Users must comply with all applicable laws and regulations in connection with their Projects/Campaigns, including offering/delivering Rewards and using Contributions. Project Owners shall not make any false or misleading statements in connection with their Projects.
Project/Campaign Owners
Project/Campaign Owners are allowed to give Rewards to Contributors. Project/Campaign Owners are legally bound to perform on any promise and/or commitment to Contributors (including delivering any Rewards). Project Owners will respond swiftly and truthfully to all questions asked by HALALLAUNCHER or Contributors regarding their Project. If any Project/Campaign Owner is unable to fulfill any of its commitments to Contributors (including delivering any Rewards), the Project/Campaign Owner will work with the Contributors to come to a mutually satisfactory resolution, which may include refunding their Contributions. Project Owners will comply with all applicable laws and regulations in the use of Contributions and delivery of Rewards. Project/Campaign Owners are responsible for collecting and remitting any taxes on Contributions, and any taxes due in connection with Rewards. HALALLAUNCHER may attempt to verify the identity and other information provided to us by Project/Campaign Owners, particularly via community feedback or mechanism of Guarantors, and we may delay, withhold, reverse or refund any Contributions or other amounts without notice or liability in the event we are unable to verify any such information to our satisfaction.

Contributors are solely responsible for getting the needed information in a legal way on Projects/Campaign Owners, Projects/Campaigns, and Rewards before making a Contribution. All Contributions are made voluntarily and at the sole discretion and risk of the Contributor. HALALLAUNCHER does not guarantee that Contributions will be used as declared, that Project/Campaign Owners will deliver Rewards, or that the Campaign will achieve its goals. HALALLAUNCHER does not endorse, guarantee, make representations, or provide warranties for or about the quality, safety, morality or legality of any Project, Reward or Contribution, or the truth or accuracy of User Content posted on the Services. Contributors are solely responsible for determining how to treat their Contributions and receipt of any Rewards for tax purposes. If a Contribution is refunded to a Contributor, the associated Rewards, if any, shall be canceled.
Even if it’s not legally binding, HALALLAUNCHER will make its best to ensure the confidence between Contributors and Project/Campaign Owners by using pre-moderation of Projects/Campaigns, halal/haram express assessment, community feedback, and mechanism of Guarantors.

Forbidden Rewards
Project/Campaign Owners are not allowed to offer or give any of the following as a Reward:
any form of Reward linked to non-halal, that is a Reward is not linked in any way to alcohol, pork, drugs, porn, tobacco, interest, gambling/casino and other Islamically prohibited domains/products/services;
any form of "security" and profit sharing (shares of company, future profit sharing, etc.);
any weapons, ammunition and related accessories;
any items directly promoting hate, discrimination, personal injury, death, damage, or destruction to property; 
any items (a) prohibited by applicable law to possess or distribute, (b) that would violate applicable law if distributed, or (c) that would result in infringement or violation of another person's rights if distributed.

User Content
Our Services allows you to post, link, store, share and otherwise make available certain information, text, graphics, videos, or other material ("Content" or "User Content"). You are responsible for the Content that you post to the Services, including its legality, reliability, and appropriateness.

By posting Content to the Services, you grant us the right and license to use, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, and distribute such Content on and through the Services. You retain any and all of your rights to any Content you submit, post or display on or through the Services and you are responsible for protecting those rights. You agree that this license includes the right for us to make your Content available to other users of the Services, who may also use your Content subject to these Terms.

You represent and warrant that: (i) the Content is yours (you own it) or you have the right to use it and grant us the rights and license as provided in these Terms, and (ii) the posting of your Content on or through the Services does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights or any other rights of any person or organization.

When you create an account with us, you must provide us information that is accurate, complete, and current at all times. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of the Terms, which may result in immediate termination of your account on our Services.

You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the Services and for any activities or actions under your password, whether your password is with our Services or a third-party service.

You agree not to disclose your password to any third party. You must notify us immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.    

You may not use as a username the name of another person or entity or that is not lawfully available for use, a name or trade mark that is subject to any rights of another person or entity other than you without appropriate authorization, or a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene. You expressly agree that we cannot be held liable for any loss or damage arising out of any misrepresentations you make in this regard.

Services Fees & Payments
It’s free to set up an account on HALALLAUNCHER. There’re no Service fees for Contributors. Unless otherwise negotiated or indicated on the Services, Project/Campaign Owners have to pay Services Fees (the "Services Fees") that depend on the chosen crowdfunding model and achievement/non-achievement of the goal. By using the Services Users agree to our Service Fees posted here https://halallauncher.com/en/page/pricing . 
Contributions, including the Services Fees’ part, are not refundable. In case if a Project/Campaign Owner is unable to fulfil any commitment and/or keep any promise to Contributors (including delivering any Rewards), the Project/Campaign Owner along with the Contributors will do its best to find a mutually satisfactory solution.

In some cases according to an applicable law tax authorities may classify raised funds as Project/Campaign Owner’s or beneficiary’s taxable income. In order to be able to provide tax authorities with the TIN (tax identification number) of the Project/Campaign Owner or/and beneficiary, we’ll ask you this information. 

Copyright Policy
We respect the intellectual property rights of others. It is our policy to respond to any claim that Content posted on the Services infringes the copyright or other intellectual property infringement ("Infringement") of any person.

If you are a copyright owner, or authorized on behalf of one, and you believe that the copyrighted work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement that is taking place through the Services, you must submit your notice in writing to the attention of "Copyright Infringement" of legal@halallauncher.com and include in your notice a detailed description of the alleged Infringement.

In cases where there are conflicting claims to the ownership of Copyright, it is our policy to air on the side of removing materials from our Services.

Complaints under the Copyrights, Designs and Patents Act 1988, and European Commerce Directive 2000

If you wish to make a complaint/request that certain material be taken down, please send a request in writing to our Notice and Takedown Officer.

We, HALALLAUNCHER Ltd, are committed to ensuring that the material displayed on our Services is lawful and in accordance with our UK and EU Copyright Law. To help us deal with your complaint as quickly as possible, please include the following information in your correspondence and mark it as "URGENT":

- Your contact details - including your name, email address and daytime telephone number.
- Identify the material in question - please include sufficient detail to enable us to identify the material complained of. 
- The reasons for your objection.

We will review each objection on its merits and pending our inquiries, may remove or disable access to the relevant material from our Services.

Where appropriate, you should include information relating to the status of the material in question (i.e. Where you hold a Trademark, or own the Copyright to an image). This will enable us to deal with your request promptly.

You can contact our Notice and Takedown Officer via email at legal@halallauncher.com.
Intellectual Property
The Services and its’ original content (excluding Content provided by users), features and functionality are and will remain the exclusive property of HALALLAUNCHER Ltd and its licensors. The Services are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of both the United Kingdom and foreign countries. Our trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service without the prior written consent of HALALLAUNCHER Ltd.

When you upload content, you give to HALALLAUNCHER Ltd a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence (with right to sub-licence) to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform that Content in connection with the provision of the Services and otherwise in connection with the provision of the Services and HALALLAUNCHER Ltd business.

Links To Other Web Sites
Our Services may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by HALALLAUNCHER Ltd.

HALALLAUNCHER Ltd has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that HALALLAUNCHER Ltd shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.

We may terminate or suspend your account immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms.

Upon termination, your right to use the Services will immediately cease. If you wish to terminate your account, you may simply discontinue using the Services.

All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless HALALLAUNCHER Ltd and its licensee and licensors, and their employees, contractors, agents, officers and directors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees), resulting from or arising out of a) your use and access of the Services, by you or any person using your account and password; b) a breach of these Terms, or c) Content posted on the Services.    

Limitation Of Liability
In no event shall HALALLAUNCHER Ltd, nor its directors, employees, partners, agents, suppliers, or affiliates, be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including without limitation, loss of profits, data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from (i) your access to or use of or inability to access or use the Services; (ii) any conduct or content of any third party on the Services; (iii) any content obtained from the Services; and (iv) unauthorized access, use or alteration of your transmissions or content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence) or any other legal theory, whether or not we have been informed of the possibility of such damage, and even if a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed of its essential purpose.

Your use of the Services is at your sole risk. The Services are provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. The Services are provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or course of performance.

HALALLAUNCHER Ltd its subsidiaries, affiliates, and its licensors do not warrant that a) the Services will function uninterrupted, secure or available at any particular time or location; b) any errors or defects will be corrected; c) the Services are free of viruses or other harmful components; or d) the results of using the Services will meet your requirements.

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing and notwithstanding any other provision of these terms, under no circumstances will HALALLAUNCHER Ltd ever be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive or exemplary loss or damage arising from, connected with, or relating to your use of the Services, these Terms, the subject matter of these Terms, the termination of these Terms or otherwise, including but not limited to personal injury, loss of data, business, markets, savings, income, profits, use, production, reputation or goodwill, anticipated or otherwise, or economic loss, under any theory of liability (whether in contract, tort, strict liability or any other theory or law or equity), regardless of any negligence or other fault or wrongdoing (including without limitation gross negligence and fundamental breach) by HALALLAUNCHER Ltd or any person for whom HALALLAUNCHER Ltd is responsible, and even if HALALLAUNCHER Ltd has been advised of the possibility of such loss or damage being incurred.

Governing Law
These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Services, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Services.
In the event of a conflict between these the English language version of the Terms and any foreign language translation versions thereof, the English language version of the Terms shall govern and control. All disputes, claims and causes of action (and related proceedings) will be communicated in English. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, all materials found on the Services are solely directed to individuals, companies, or other entities located in the U.K.

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will try to provide at least 30 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion. Changes to Services are effective after we post notice of the changes on the Services.

By continuing to access or use our Services after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, you must stop using the services.

Notification Process
Users agree HALALLAUNCHER may provide notifications in different ways: email, written or hard copy notice, or through visible posting of such notice on our Services. 

Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy
Please refer to our Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. You agree that they constitute part of these terms. You must read our Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy before you use the Services.

Contact Us
If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us legal@halallauncher.com.

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