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Terms of Use

Welcome to meal2meetU (“meal2meetU”, “we”, “us”, “our”). By signing up or otherwise using the meal2meetU service, websites, and software applications or accessing any content or material that is made available by meal2meetU through the Service (the “Content”) you are entering into a binding contract with the Responsive-Ventures entity indicated at the bottom of this document.

These general conditions of use and legal information (hereinafter, the General Conditions) govern the use of and access to the website at www.meal2meetu.com (.es, .cat and .info) and the corresponding mobile applications, all of which are the property of Responsive-Ventures, S.L. (hereinafter, The Company) which are made available to website and application users (hereinafter, the User or Users), with the aforesaid website and apps hereinafter jointly referred to as the Platform.

The following is the identification information pertaining to the owner of the website:

Identity Responsive-Ventures, S.L.- CIF: B67186452
Postal Address Castelldefels, Barcelona
Contact email admin@responsive-ventures.com

meal2meetU provides networking services offering professionals a way to get profit of meal times to meet interesting people and make contacts. meal2meetU allow users to search other professionals according to location, occupation and interests among other elements. Users send invitations to meet to interesting potential contacts. Accepted invitations create a private communication channel to set up the meeting among participants.

Access to and use of meal2meetU platform is reserved for users over 18 years old. Registration to the platform constitutes acceptance of and compliance with this condition by the user.

meal2meetU is organized around different user profiles:

Unregistered users do not have access to the platform. Complete details are given into The Platform presentation of services.

1. Intellectual property

You may access, view and print out one copy of this Website and all information, images, and other content (except for User Generated Content or UGC) displayed on the Website or via our Apps ("Materials") strictly in accordance with these Website and App Terms of Use.

You may only view, print out, use, quote from and cite the Website and the Materials for your own personal, non- commercial use and on the condition that you give appropriate acknowledgement to The Company.

Nothing in the above licence impairs or restricts any author's moral rights in respect of the Materials. We expressly reserve all intellectual property rights in and to the Website, our Apps and the Materials and your use of the Website. Our Apps and the Materials are subject to the following restrictions. You must not: remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the Materials; and/or use any Materials from the Website or our Apps in any manner that may infringe any copyright, intellectual property right or proprietary right of us or any third parties; and/or use, or cause others to use, any automated system or software to extract content or data from this Website or via our Apps ("screen scraping"), except in cases where you or any applicable third party has entered into a written licence agreement directly with us that expressly permits such activity; and/or reproduce, modify, display, perform, publish, distribute, disseminate, broadcast, frame (or use any other browser or border environment), communicate to the public or circulate to any third party or exploit this Website, our Apps and/ or the Materials for any commercial purpose, without our prior written consent by way of a licence agreement.

2. Trade marks

We expressly reserve all rights in and to the www.meal2meetu.com, www.meal2meetu.es, www.meal2meetu.cat, www.meal2meetu.info and www.mym2mu.com domain names and all related domains and subdomains, the names "meal2meetU", "mym2mu" our logo device, service marks, trading names and/or trademarks. Other trademarks, products and company names mentioned on the Website or via our Apps may be trademarks of their respective owners or licensors and the rights in such marks are reserved to their respective owners or licensors.

3. Linking to our Website

You may link to any page of the Website, for non-commercial purposes provided that you do so in a way that is fair and legal and which does not damage our reputation or take unfair advantage of it. For the avoidance of doubt, the linking site must not contain any adult or illegal material or any material that is offensive, harassing or otherwise objectionable. You must not link to our Website in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not remove or obscure by framing or otherwise, advertisements, any copyright notice, or other information published on the Website.

Our Website must not be framed or be subjected to any other browser or border environment on any other site. If you would like to link to our Website for commercial purposes or any purpose not included above, or if you would like to become a Partner, please contact admin@responsive-ventures.com. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission at any time and without notice.

4. Third party content and third party websites

Our Website and our Apps may contain advertising submitted by third parties. Such third parties are solely responsible for the content of such advertising and for ensuring that it complies with all relevant legislation and regulations. We do not accept any responsibility for the content of any third party advertising. Our Website, our Apps and/or the Materials may contain links to third party websites (including those of our Partners). If you decide to visit any third party site, you do so at your own risk. We are not responsible or liable directly or indirectly for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed in such websites or the standard of goods or services available through or on such websites. Unless expressly stated otherwise, links do not imply that we are, or our Website or our Apps are, affiliated to or associated with such sites.

Our communications with you may contain information sourced from third party websites. Material from a third party site will be marked as such and a link to the source website may be provided. We accept no responsibility or liability for any material supplied by or contained on any third party website which is linked from our communications with you, or any use of personal data by such a third party.

The inclusion of any link in our communications with you does not imply endorsement by us of the linked site. If you decide to access linked third party websites, you do so at your own risk. Please remember that when you use a link to go from our Website or our Apps to another website, our Terms and Policies (including our Privacy and Cookies Policies) will no longer be applicable. Your browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which are linked to ours, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies. Please read those terms and policies before proceeding.

5. Acceptance of Conditions

By registering on our platform through the web or the applications, the user explicitly accepts the Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy and the Use of Cookies.

For any further information please contact us

Last Updated: September 2018

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which meal2meetU collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the meal2meetu.com website ("Site"). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by meal2meetU.

1. Introduction

Pursuant to current personal Data Protection law, Responsive-Ventures, S.L., hereinafter, The Company informs Users of its online Platform of the company’s Privacy and Data Protection Policy which it applies to the treatment of the personal data that the User voluntarily provides to access the Site at www.meal2meetu.com and to the corresponding mobile application.

By providing The Company with their personal information via the electronic forms on the company website or app, the User expressly gives their consent to The Company to handle this data under the terms set forth in this clause of the Confidentiality and Data Protection Policy and for the purposes hereafter expressed.

Before registering into The Company, Users should read this Privacy and Data Protection Policy. By clicking the button “Enter”, Users manifest that they have read and that expressly consent the present Privacy and Data Protection Policy.

The User may access the Platform and create an account directly or through their LinkedIn profile. The information and data provided by the User shall be permanently available in their User Account and may be modified via the Edit profile option. When authorised by Users, The Company shall gather data related to their location, including their geographical location in real time via the Users’ computer or mobile device.

The User agrees to enter real and accurate information. The User shall be solely responsible for any damages which The Company or third parties may suffer because of a lack of veracity, inaccuracy, applicability, or authenticity of the information provided.

2. Applicable legislation to Users Personal Data (Personal Data Protection)

As part of its commitment to comply with the current legislation concerning data protection at all times, and specifically with General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation EU 2016/679); and all other applicable legislation. Users are hereby notified that personal information supplied to the website shall be subject to automatic treatment and become part of electronic files belonging to The Company, under the responsibility of The Company, for the purposes set forth on the website: management of the Users registered in the Platform.

Basic Information about Data Protection
Identity Responsive-Ventures, S.L.- CIF: B67186452
Purpose Management and provision of requested services
Legitimacy User Registry and Use of the Platform
Recipients Users Data is not disclosed to any third party. See clause 7 below.
Rights Access, rectify and delete the data, as well as other rights, as explained in the additional information.
Additional Information The additional and detailed information on Data protection can be consulted in the following sections.

In accordance with the applicable legislation, hereafter is the Privacy Policy that The Company uses in the treatment of the data of the Users registered in The Platform.

3. Who is responsible of the Users Data?

All personal information that is provided or collected by The Platform, will be mainly treated by the company Responsive-Ventures, S.L., which is the responsible of the treatment. The Company has its office at the postal address indicated below:

Responsible for the treatment of Personal Data
Identity Responsive-Ventures, S.L.- CIF: B67186452
Postal Address Castelldefels, Barcelona
Contact Form admin@responsive-ventures.com

4. What is the legitimacy for the treatment of Data?

The legal basis for processing the data of the Users is the execution of the User Registry in the Platform and the subsequent use that the User may make of it.

5. What personal information about customers do we gather?

The Platform (which includes the Website and the "Apps") is used by the Users. The information received from its Users is collected as shown below:

  1. Information that the User facilitates to login directly
  2. The Company collects and keeps some information that the User introduces in The Platform or that the User itself facilitates to The Company in any other way

    Registration data: the information the User provides when creating an account in The Platform. The fields list is described in the login process

  3. Information that the User facilitates to The Company indirectly
  4. Data from usage: The Company collects usage data about the User whenever he/she interacts with The Platform services.

    Application and device data: The Company collects data from the device and application the User uses to access the services of The Platform. These are:

    1. The IP address that the User uses to connect to the Internet with his/her computer or mobile.
    2. Information about the User computer or mobile, such as his/her Internet connection, browser type, version and operating system, and device type.
    3. The full clickstream of Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), including date and time.
    4. The cookie number of the User.
    5. The browsing history and user preferences.

    Source data: if the User arrives at a meal2meetU website from an external source (such as a link on another website or in an email), The Company records information about the source that referred the User to The Platform.

    Data derived from "cookies": The Company uses its own and Third -Party Cookies to facilitate the navigation of its Users and for statistical purposes.

    Information from external parties: The Company may collect User personal information or data from third parties if the User gives permission to those third parties to share such information with us. For example, in the event that the user creates an account through LinkedIn, LinkedIn provides us with personal data of said User in the event that he had them in his profile such as: email, nick name, formtatted Name, first Name, last Name, summary, picture and headline.

    Geolocation Data: in case Users authorize it, The Company may collect data related to its location, including the real time geographical location of the user's computer or mobile device.

6. Why do we collect information about Users?

  1. We use the information that we collect from the User to perform the services requested through The Platform Account.
  2. The Company also uses the information to investigate and to analyse how to improve the services provided.
  3. In particular, The Company may use the data to ensure the proper use of the products requested in its Marketplace (guarantee usage over 18 years,...)
  4. The Company may use the User information for internal purposes designed to keep the services secure and operational (i.e. testing purposes, to prevent abusive activity like phishing or fraud and troubleshooting).
  5. The Company internally performs statistical and other analysis on information that collects to analyse and measure user behaviour and trends and to understand how people use the services.
  6. The Company may use the personal data provided by the User to make communications via email to the User about the operative of the service. By registering on The Platform, it will be understood that the User accepts this Privacy Policy and, therefore, authorizes The Company to make those communications.
  7. With the consent of the User, The Company may send promotional messages and / or offers regarding the service offered to the User's e-mail. If a User does not wish to receive such information and / or commercial communications may at any time opt for the option to "unsubscribe" in the e-mail, and consequently, The Company will immediately cease sending the above-mentioned information.
  8. As described previously, if you connect your meal2meetU Account with your account on a Social Media or third-party platform, The Company may use the information that the User make available through the applicable Social Media or third party platform and that the applicable Social Media or third party platform has made available to The Company, in accordance with the privacy or other settings that are applicable to your Social Media or third party platform account.
  9. The Service performed by The Platform is based in determined countries of the European Union.
  10. As described in the next section, Users Data is not disclosed to any third party except (i) for providing the services Users request, if it is strictly necessary, in case The Company collaborates with third parties, (ii) when The Company obtains express consent and permission from the User (iii) when it is required by a competent authority in the exercise of its duties (for example in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities), or (iv) as otherwise required by law.
  11. If ownership of meal2meetU changes and all its business assets are acquired by a third party, the Users expressly consent to The Company transferring the Users information to the new owner or successor entity so that meal2meetU can continue providing the services requested. The Company states that it will notify the corresponding National Agency for Data Protection of such transfer if the above situations occur.
  12. The Company does not use the Users Data other than as described in the present Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use.

7. Do we share the information we receive?

As indicated in the previous section, the personal data that The Company collects will be exclusively used to achieve the object defined in the "Terms of Use".

The Company may share information with law enforcement agencies and / or third parties regarding requirements of information related to criminal investigations and alleged illegal activities.

With the User consent: apart from what abovementioned, The Company will inform the User in case some information about the User is shared with The Company's commercial partners or third parties with a different purpose of the ones expressed in the present document (i.e. commercial purposes). The information will be given to the User in order to give him / her, the chance to oppose to the share of information.

With the consent of the User: to third parties not commercial partners, but with a link with The Company, as long as there is prior and unequivocal authorization by the User.

None of the above data communications will include selling, renting, sharing or otherwise disclosing personal customer information for commercial purposes in a manner contrary to the commitments made in this Privacy Policy

8. What rights do Users have?

What information can access the Users?

The User may access the Platform and create an account through their LinkedIn profile. The information and data provided by the User shall be permanently available in their User Account.

What options do Users have?

The User may exercise their rights to access, rectification, cancellation or opposition. The exercising of these rights is strictly personal and thus the affected party will be required to accredit their identity. The exercising of these rights should be undertaken by the owner of the data, indicating their address and providing a copy of their National Identity card, passport or other such supporting document, contacting meal2meetU through an email to admin@meal2meetu.com

As indicated above, if the User wishes to stop receiving emails from The Company, the User can adjust their subscription options in the email tray and press the "Cancel Subscription" option.

In addition, Users may choose that The Platform does not know its geolocation. Most mobile devices give its Users the ability to disable location services. Most likely, this possibility is found in the configuration menu of the device. If Users have questions about how to disable the location services of their device, we recommend to the Users that they contact the manufacturer or their mobile service provider.

9. How do we protect personal data from Users?

The Company has adopted all necessary measures to ensure the required level of security, based on the nature of the personal data and the circumstances of its treatment, in order to prevent, as far as possible and where so permitted by current technology, its alteration, loss, treatment or unauthorised access. The personal information supplied to The Company will not be ceded to any third party without the prior authorisation of the owner of said data.

10. Notifications and modifications

As stated before, all users may exercise their rights to access, portability, rectification, cancellation, limitation or opposition to the treatment of their personal data. Users can exercise these rights or ask about the present Privacy Policy through our mail support@meal2meetu.com.

As The Company business changes constantly, our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use change accordingly. Unless stated otherwise by the Users, The Company could send Users notifications related to important changes and modifications of those documents via email. Nevertheless, The Company will never materially change its policies and security practices to make them less protective of customer information collected in the past without the previous consent of the affected customers.

11. Changes to this privacy policy

meal2meetU has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

12. Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and Terms of Use. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

13. Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us.

Last Updated: September 2018

About Cookies

1. Yes, we use Cookies

This website uses cookies in order to improve the browsing experience.

Cookies are small files that websites send to the browser and which are stored on the User's terminal, which might be a personal computer, a mobile phone, a tablet, or any other device. They play an essential role in providing numerous IT services. Among other functions, they allow a website to store and recover information regarding a User's browsing habits or their equipment and, depending on the information obtained, can be used to recognise the User and improve the service offered.

The table below describes the cookies used by this website and its purpose:

Cookie Name Expiration Time Source / Description
_ga 2 years Google Analytics. Used to distinguish users
_gid 24 hours Google Analytics. Used to distinguish users
_gat 1 minute Google Analytics. Used to throttle request rate
cookieconsent
_status
1 year Internal. Cookies Banner has been closed
memberID 1 month Internal. User ID within the Platform
memberSession None Internal. Hash used to authenticate and identify the User
memberPassword 1 month Internal. Hash used to verify the User password
LinkedinState 5 minutes Internal. Linkedin Account authentication
lang 1 year Internal. User language preferences

2. So, why do we use them?

meal2meetU uses Cookies to improve User service, measuring website use and performance and to optimise and personalise the experience, and also to:

The website may contain links to other websites. Since we can’t control the Cookies used by other sites, we recommend Users, if interested, to consult their Cookies Policies.

3. What about Cookies Acceptance?

By using this website, meal2meetU assumes that the User consents and agrees that we host Cookies on the User computer or device for the purposes expressed herein. At each login to a new browser, the User may choose one of the following options:

4. How can I disable Cookies

In case the User decides not to authorize the use of Cookies, meal2meetU would not store any Cookie. If the User continues browsing the website and do not deny authorization, this will involve the acceptance of the use of Cookies, as indicated above.

The User may restrict, block or delete meal2meetU Cookies or the ones from any other website using his or her browser. In each browser, the methodology to disable Cookies is different. Some links of different browsers on how to make such modifications can be found below:

The Website also uses cookies or other storage devices on mobile devices. As happens in computer browsers, the browsers of mobile devices allow changes to the options or privacy settings to disable or eliminate cookies. If the User wishes to modify the privacy options, the User might follow the instructions specified by the developer of the corresponding mobile device browser. The User can find some links that will guide the modification of the privacy options depending on the mobile device below:

If another browser is used, the User can obtain more information on how to configure the installation of Cookies through the help or assistance section of that browser. In case the User needs help to configure the Cookies management with the browser, the User can contact meal2meetU through our support email and we will contact the User as soon as possible.

5. Where can I find more information?

At meal2meetU we will be delighted to attend to any request that is not specified in this Cookies Policy. In that a case, Users may also send their questions through the support email.

If the User has any concerns or queries about material which appears on our Website or our Apps or any questions about the use of this Website, our Apps or these Privacy Terms, the User might also use the contact form to send us any comments.

Last Updated: December 2018