Terms and conditions of use of the Sigfox Partner Network
What are these Terms about?
By using the Sigfox Partner Network, you accept these following terms and conditions in full and agree to abide by them.
If you do not agree with, please refrain from using the Sigfox Partner Network.
Who makes the Sigfox Partner Network available to you?
These terms and conditions (the “Terms”) set out how you may use the Sigfox Partner Network.
Sigfox may update the Terms from time to time. You will be informed of any substantial changes. By continuing to use the Sigfox Partner Network after Sigfox has modified the Terms, you are indicating that you agree to be bound by the modified Terms. If the modified Terms are not acceptable to you, please cease using the Sigfox Partner Network.
So please read them carefully and review the relevant pages regularly.
Any reference in the Terms to “you” or “your” means you as a registered or unregistered business user of the Sigfox Partner Network.
These Terms apply to the use of the Sigfox Partner Network and do not extend to any linked third party sites.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
Should I read any other information or terms?
The Sigfox Partner Network is made available to you by SIGFOX S.A. (“Sigfox”). Please refer to the Legal Notices
page for more information.
What is the Sigfox Partner Network?
Please also read the Sigfox Privacy and Cookies Policy, which explains how Sigfox uses any information about you.
This Privacy and Cookies Policy form part of the Terms.
What is a “Sigfox Ready” certified product?
The Sigfox Partner Network is an online platform that enables (i) unregistered or registered user to view Products/Services and their characteristics, (ii) registered user (“Member”) to contact and interact with other Members about the Products/Services and (iii) to some Members registered as “Partner” to manage information they display about their company and their Products/Services through the Sigfox Partner Network.
The Products/Services are products/services linked to the Sigfox network and owned/provided by third parties. These Products may be Sigfox Ready certified.
How can I use the Sigfox Partner Network?
Sigfox Ready may be presented by the Members through the Sigfox Partner Network. You acknowledge that Sigfox is not the manufacturer nor the distributor of such Products. The Sigfox Ready certification only means that the Products perform in accordance with Sigfox specifications under laboratory conditions. The Sigfox Ready certification is not a warranty of quality, merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose.
You expressly acknowledge that the photos and/or description of the Products on the Sigfox Partner Network are not contractually binding.
How can I make contributions or add content to the Sigfox Partner Network?
How you may use the Sigfox Partner Network:
The Sigfox Partner Network is intended solely for business purposes.
You shall use the Sigfox Partner Network for lawful purposes and for the purpose of facilitating the connection of Members to each other and/or to Sigfox, including but not limited to sharing and exchanging information and/or ideas with other Members and/or Sigfox about Products/Services.
How you may not use the Sigfox Partner Network:
You may not use the Sigfox Partner Network in any way that violates any applicable local, national, or international law or regulation, including without limitation any applicable laws relating to antitrust or other illegal trade or business practices, and any laws, rules, and regulations governing the export of commodities or technical data.
You may not act in a manner to interfere with or disrupt the ordinary operation of the Sigfox Partner Network, including, without limitation, through the use of viruses, worms, Trojan horses, denial-of-services attacks, or other forms of harmful computer code.
You are expressly prohibited from compiling, using and/or selling other Members' information, including contact information, that may appear on the Sigfox Partner Network, for the purpose of sending other Members and/or other third parties mass unsolicited marketing materials, whether by facsimile, email, or other technological means.
How may I register? How may I use my account?
You can make contributions or add content to the Sigfox Partner Network only if you are a Member (registered user).
You shall be deemed the author of any material or information you upload, post and/or transmit through the Sigfox Partner Network (“Contributions”) and you may be held liable for their content. You shall regularly update these Contributions.
You are strictly prohibited from communicating on or through the Sigfox Partner Network any unlawful, infringing, harmful, offensive, threatening, abusive, libelous, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, fraudulent, sexually explicit, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable Contributions of any sort, including, but not limited to, any Contribution that impersonates any person and/or entity or that misrepresents your identity or affiliation with any entity, that gives the impression that it emanates from Sigfox and/or from other Members if this is not the case, that is likely to deceive any person and/or entity, including but not limited to Sigfox and/or any of its affiliates, that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, national, or international law.
You may not upload, post or transmit any Contributions that infringes any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, or trade secret, or disclose via the Sigfox Partner Network any information the disclosure of which would constitute a violation of any confidentiality obligations you may have. The content of any communications between Members through the Sigfox Partner Network shall be deemed Contributions.
You warrant that any of your Contributions is accurate and current and that you hold the rights or have the authorization required for uploading, posting or transmitting any of your Contributions. Any Contributions to the Sigfox Partner Network will be considered non-confidential.
Please note that Sigfox and any of its affiliates are recipient of any Contributions and you may be contacted by Sigfox with regards to your Contribution for Sigfox business needs located in territories where Sigfox or any of its affiliates operates in its own the Sigfox Network. Therefore, you grant Sigfox and any of its affiliates a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use and copy your Contributions for this purpose. Sigfox may not disclose your Contributions to other Members without your prior written consent. To know more about the use of your personal data, please refer to the Privacy and Cookies Policy.
You acknowledge that Sigfox has no obligation to monitor your access to or use of the Sigfox Partner Network and/or your Contributions but Sigfox reserves the right to do so for the purpose of operating and improving the Sigfox Partner Network, to ensure your compliance with these Terms, to comply with applicable law or the order or requirement of a court, to respond to content that it determines is otherwise objectionable or as set forth in these Terms.
Sigfox has the right to remove at any time any Contribution on the Sigfox Partner Network if, in our opinion, such Contribution does not comply with the Terms. You will be informed of such removal.
The Sigfox Partner Network may contain links to sites owned or operated by third parties. These links are provided for your convenience and reference only. Sigfox does not control such sites and, therefore, Sigfox is not responsible for any content posted on these sites.
How does Sigfox use my personal data?
Although sections of the Sigfox Partner Network may be viewed simply by visiting the Sigfox Partner Network, in order to access some content and/or additional features offered by the Sigfox Partner Network, you may need to register as a Member.
By registering, you represent and warrant to Sigfox that you have the full right, power and authority to enter into the Terms.
You agree to provide accurate and complete information when registering with the Sigfox Partner Network and creating you profile. It is your responsibility to maintain and promptly update this account information and your profile to keep them accurate and complete. If you provide any information that is fraudulent or inaccurate, or if Sigfox has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is fraudulent, or inaccurate, Sigfox reserves the right to suspend or terminate your account without notice and to refuse any and all current and future use of the Sigfox Partner Network. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account and are fully responsible for all activities that occur in connection with your account.
Please note that the information completed in your profile page and your project page(s), as applicable, may be disclosed as contact details to Sigfox national network operators.
Registering as a Partner is subject to conditions as determined by Sigfox and may vary in its discretion from time to time.
You may not register for more than one account or register for an account on behalf of a company and/or an individual other than yourself.
You agree to immediately notify Sigfox of any unauthorized use of either your password or account or any other breach of security. You further agree that you will not permit others, including those whose accounts have been terminated, to access the Sigfox Partner Network using your account. You grant Sigfox and any of its affiliates the right to collect, transmit, store, and use your information in connection with the operation of the Sigfox Partner Network and with the provision of Sigfox services to you.
Who owns or has rights in the Sigfox Partner Network and in the Products/Services displayed on the Sigfox Partner Network?
You can read how Sigfox uses your personal information in the Sigfox Privacy and Cookies Policy which forms part of the Terms.
What should I do if I have comments or suggestions about the Sigfox Partner Network?
All copyright, trade marks, logos, design rights and other intellectual property rights (registered and unregistered) on the Sigfox Partner Network and in the Products/Services belong to Sigfox and/or third parties (which may include you or other Members).
Sigfox reserves all of its rights in Sigfox Partner Network.
Nothing in the Terms grants you a right or licence to use any trade mark, logos, design right or copyright owned or controlled by Sigfox or any other third party except as expressly provided in the Terms.
How do the Terms limit Sigfox’ liability?
Sigfox welcomes and encourages you to provide feedback, comments and suggestions for improvements to the Sigfox Partner Network ("Feedback"). You may submit Feedback by emailing us, through the "Contact" section of the Sigfox Partner Network, or by other means of communication. You acknowledge and agree that all Feedback you give Sigfox will be Sigfox sole and exclusive property and you hereby irrevocably agree to irrevocably assign to Sigfox all of your right, title, and interest in and to all Feedback, including without limitation all worldwide proprietary or intellectual property rights.
May I be held liable for using the Sigfox Partner Network?
THE SIGFOX PARTNER NETWORK AND ASSOCIATED CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS.
TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, SIGFOX DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SIGFOX MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTY THAT THE SIGFOX PARTNER NETWORK WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT YOUR USE OF THE SIGFOX PARTNER NETWORK WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE; NOR DO SIGFOX MAKES ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SIGFOX PARTNER NETWORK AND AS TO THE CONTENT AND CONTRIBUTIONS POSTED AND/OR TRANSMITTED ON THE SIGFOX PARTNER NETWORK BY MEMBERS.
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL SIGFOX BE LIABLE FOR any direct, indirect, incidental, special OR consequential damages, howsoever caused and whether or not such losses are foreseeable, even if that party has been advised (or is otherwise aware) of the possibility of such losses in advance, including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, loss of orders, loss of goodwill, of revenue, loss of data, cost of procurement of substitute goods or services, loss resulting from damage to image or reputation, or other intangible losses, resulting from: (i) the use or inability to use the SIGFOX PARTNER NETWORK (ii) any changes made to the SIGFOX PARTNER NETWORK; (III) ANY INFORMATION, CONTRIBUTION OBTAINED AND/OR TRANSMITTED THROUGH THE SIGFOX PARTNER NETWORK, and (iv) any other matter relating to the Sigfox Partner Network. SIGFOX IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO FROM THE SIGFOX PARTNER NETWORK.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SIGFOX PARTNER NETWORK IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. If you are dissatisfied with the Sigfox Partner Network and/or its content, your sole legal remedy is to discontinue using the Sigfox Partner Network. IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCES MAY SIGFOX BE LIABLE FOR THE DESCRIPTION, THE QUALITY OF THE PRODUCTS AND/OR SERVICES PRESENTED BY THE MEMBERS ON THE SIGFOX PARTNER NETWORK.
How may my account be suspended/terminated on the Sigfox Partner Network?
You are solely liable for all of your communications, Contributions and interactions with other Members of the Sigfox Partner Network as a result of your use of the Sigfox Partner Network.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Sigfox from and against any and all claims, actions, demands, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising from or related to your use or misuse of the Sigfox Partner Network, including, without limitation, your violation of these Terms, the infringement by you, or any other user of your account, of any intellectual property right or other right of any third party.
What other (general) terms apply?
Sigfox reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate your access to and use of the Sigfox Partner Network, or remove any of your Contributions, without notice, if Sigfox believes, in Sigfox’ sole discretion, that such use or any Contribution (i) is in violation of any applicable law; (ii) is harmful to Sigfox interests or the interests, including intellectual property or other rights, of third party; (iii) where Sigfox has reason to believe that you are in violation of these Terms or (iv) at the closure of the Sigfox Partner Network.
What can I do if I see illegal content on the Sigfox Partner Network?
Failure by either Party to enforce any provision of these Terms, whether permanently or temporarily, shall under no circumstance be construed as a waiver of the rights of the said Party under the same provision.
If any one of the provisions of these Terms was to be declared or considered as invalid or non-binding for any reason whatsoever, its invalidity shall not affect the validity or mandatory force of the other provisions included in these Terms, inasmuch as the invalidity of the clause in question shall not modify the essential subject of these Terms. In such case, the parties agree to replace the cancelled clause by further, compliant provisions, in order that the parties' rights and obligations are not substantially modified.
You shall not assign, transfer, novate, encumber or sub-contract any of its rights and obligations under these Terms without Our prior written consent. Sigfox may freely assign, transfer, encumber or sub-contract any or all of its rights and obligations under these Terms.
These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of France. The Parties consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Paris, France, for any dispute arising out of or related to these Terms, disregarding any inconvenience of venue or others.
In the event you believe that any material or content published on the Sigfox Partner Network is illegal or infringes your intellectual property rights, please contact Sigfox.