Whilst every effort is made to update the information contained on this website, neither the Website Owner nor any third party or data or content provider make any representations or warranties, whether express, implied in law or residual, as to the sequence, accuracy, completeness or reliability of information, opinions, any share price information, research information, data and/or content contained on the website (including but not limited to any information which may be provided by any third party or data or content providers) ("information") and shall not be bound in any manner by any information contained on the website. the Website Owner reserves the right at any time to change or discontinue without notice, any aspect or feature of this website. No information shall be construed as advice and information is offered for information purposes only and is not intended for trading purposes. You and your company rely on the information contained on this website at your own risk. If you find an error or omission at this site, please let us know.
The trade marks, names, logos and service marks (collectively "trade marks") displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trade marks of the Website Owner. Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting any licence or right to use any trade mark without the prior written permission of the Website Owner.
External links may be provided for your convenience, but they are beyond the control of the Website Owner and no representation is made as to their content. Use or reliance on any external links and the content thereon provided is at your own risk. When visiting external links you must refer to that external websites terms and conditions of use.
5.1 In order to register, you are required to provide your nickname (preferably) or first name, email address and password. You will be automatically signed up for Website's email notifications and newsletter unless you specifically select not to receive this by un-checking/un-ticking the relevant boxes on the profile page.
5.3 You agree to register with Characters LIVE and access and use your account solely for personal use. You may not authorise others to use your account.
5.4 Users are responsible for ensuring the secure use of their user names, passwords and emails and for preventing third parties from gaining access to them.
5.5 You shall promptly notify Website Owner of any actual or suspected unauthorised third party access to your account. You shall co-operate with, and assist us in any action or proceedings by us to prevent or otherwise deal with any unauthorised receipt, access or use of your account by any third party.
5.6 You warrant that your email address provided to Characters LIVE is, and will be, true and accurate.
5.7 You have the right to remove or delete your account along with your profile information and any user submissions you have submitted to the Website within a seven days term after your request. If you wish your account to be deleted, please contact us.
5.8 Characters LIVE connects two types of users defined just for clarification purposes as: "Characters" and "Writers". These two user types are not assigned explicitly as any Character could be a Writer and any Writer could be a Character at the same time. Any user who answers Characters LIVE's public questions and Writer's private questions adopts the role of a Character. Any user who develops fictional characters using Characters LIVE platform and asks other users private questions adopts the role of a Writer. The Writers have an opportunity to award Characters with tokens (money) and thus open private conversation sessions with them.
6.1 The Website Owner is not responsible for any material submitted to the public or private areas by you (which includes answers of public questions, private conversation sessions, bulletin boards, chat rooms, or any other public or private area found on the website. Any material (whether submitted by you or any other user) is not endorsed, reviewed or approved by the Website Owner. The Website Owner reserves the right to remove any material submitted or posted by you in the public or private areas, without notice to you, if it becomes aware and determines, in its sole and absolute discretion that you are or there is the likelihood that you may, including but not limited to:
6.2 You retain all of your ownership rights in your User Submissions. However, by submitting User Submissions to the Website, you hereby grant the Website a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the User Submissions in connection with the Website, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Characters LIVE Website (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels.
6.3 You also hereby grant each user of the Characters LIVE Website a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to access your public User Submissions through the Website, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such User Submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Website and under these Terms and Conditions. You also hereby grant each user with whom you enter in a private conversation session in the Characters LIVE Website a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Website and under these Terms and Conditions.
6.4 Writers agree to a non-exclusive use of other users' public submissions and private conversation sessions. The Website and its users (Characters and Writers) cannot be held liable in case the content of users' public or private submissions are found in whatever work of art.
6.5 All the above licenses granted by the Website Users (Characters and Writers) continue after the removal or deletion of the Users Submissions and after the deletion of the account (profile) from the Website. The terms of validity of all the above licenses granted by the Website Users (Characters and Authors) are the maximum terms granted by the applicable law. The above licenses granted by you terminate within a commercially reasonable time after you remove or delete your User Submissions from the Website.
6.6 You further agree that you will not, in connection with User Submissions, submit material that is contrary to the Characters LIVE Rules displayed on the relevant Website pages, which may be updated from time to time, or contrary to applicable local, national, and international laws and regulations.
7.1 Writers can award Characters for the inspiration and the efforts they've already made with tokens (money) by sending them tokens, previously purchased at the Website. Awarding a Character gives the Writer an opportunity to open a private conversation session consisting of a specific number of questions allowed to be asked. The awarded Character can voluntarily engage in answering the Writer's private questions. After the specific number of allowed questions per token get answered, if the Writer wishes to ask more questions, they are required to start a new session by awarding the Character with another token.
Writers cannot complain against the Characters' answers no matter the least have been awarded in order a private conversation session to be opened. The Website and its users (Characters and Authors) cannot be held liable in case some or all of the questions in a private session are not answered or if the answers in a private session do not seem satisfactory to the user who had asked them.
7.2 Price bundles, token price, number of private questions to be asked per token in a private session are subject to changes in time. You can check current conditions in your Wallet.
7.3 Any user purchases made at the Website are handled by PayPal and are done through the user's PayPal account. The Website has no access to the information exchanged in relation to the payment. PayPal terms and conditions apply.
7.4 Purchases and tokens unused by users (Characters and Writers) are non-refundable.
7.5 Awarded users are entitled to exchange (cash in) the tokens they have been awarded with to their corresponding amounts of money any time through the users' PayPal accounts. When cashing in, awarded users should explicitly present to the Website an email address, which they have previously added to their PayPal account. The Website uses that email to transfer the money to their PayPal account.
The Website bears no liability in case of mistaken money transfer due to a lack of a PayPAl account, an erroneous email address or such, which is not added to the respective PayPal account. The Website bears no liability for delays in money transfers due to PayPal functionality. Preferably the email address added to the PayPal account is different from the one used for the Website account registration and it does not contain private data.
You further agree not to use the Website to send or post any message or material that is unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, indecent, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, sexually orientated, racially offensive, profane, pornographic or violates any applicable law and you hereby indemnify the Website Owner against any loss, liability, damage or expense of whatever nature which the Website Owner or any third party may suffer which is caused by or attributable to, whether directly or indirectly, your use of the website to send or post any such message or material.
Giving the fact that the Website is freely accessible platform for information display the Website Owner makes no warranties, representations, statements or guarantees (whether express, implied in law or residual) regarding the information displayed voluntarily on the website by its Users, including your personal information.
The Website Owner shall not be responsible for and disclaims all liability for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct, indirect or consequential), personal injury or expense of any nature whatsoever which may be suffered by you or any third party (including your company), as a result of or which may be attributable, directly or indirectly, to your access and use of the website, any information contained on the website. In particular, neither the Website Owner nor any third party or data or content provider shall be liable in any way to you or to any other person, firm or corporation whatsoever for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct or consequential), personal injury or expense of any nature whatsoever arising from any delays, inaccuracies, errors in, or omission of any share price information or the transmission thereof, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon or occasioned thereby or by reason of non-performance or interruption, or termination thereof.
The Website Owner does not make any warranty or representation that information on the website is appropriate for use in any jurisdiction. By accessing the website, you warrant and represent to the Website Owner that you are legally entitled to do so and to make use of information made available via the website.
We reserve the unconditional right to suspend, withdraw, terminate, amend or restrict access to some parts of the Services, or to the Services entirely, to you at any time immediately without notice for any reason, including (without limitation) in circumstances where:
12.1 we have reasonable grounds to suspect unauthorised or fraudulent use of the Services;
12.2 we reasonably suspect that you have not complied with these Terms; or
12.3 we reasonably suspect a breach of confidentiality or infringement of our intellectual property rights by you or a third party;
and to the maximum extent permitted by the law, we expressly exclude all relevant conditions, warranties of any kind (either express or implied) and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity in relation to any liability that you may claim we owe to you in respect of such suspension, withdrawal or amendment.
On termination of these Terms (for whatever reason) all licences and rights granted to you in relation to the Services shall immediately come to an end.
13.1 Entire Agreement
These website terms and conditions constitute the sole record of the agreement between you and the Website Owner in relation to your use of the website. Neither you nor the Website Owner shall be bound by any express tacit or implied representation, warranty, promise or the like not recorded herein. Unless otherwise specifically stated these website terms and conditions supersede and replace all prior commitments, undertakings or representations, whether written or oral, between you and the Website Owner in respect of your use of the website.
The Website Owner may at any time modify any relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices. You acknowledge that by visiting the Website from time to time, you shall become bound to the current version of the relevant Terms and Conditions (the "current version") and, unless stated in the current version, all previous versions shall be superseded by the current version. You shall be responsible for reviewing the then current version each time you visit the website.
Where any conflict or contradiction appears between the provisions of these Website terms and conditions and any other relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices, the other relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices which relate specifically to a particular section or module of the website shall prevail in respect of your use of the relevant section or module of the Website.
No indulgence or extension of time which either you or the Website Owner may grant to the other will constitute a waiver of or, whether by estoppel or otherwise, limit any of the existing or future rights of the grantor in terms hereof, save in the event or to the extent that the grantor has signed a written document expressly waiving or limiting such rights.
The Website Owner shall be entitled to cede, assign and delegate all or any of its rights and obligations in terms of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices to any third party.
All provisions of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices are, notwithstanding the manner in which they have been grouped together or linked grammatically, severable from each other. Any provision of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices, which is or becomes unenforceable in any jurisdiction, whether due to voidness, invalidity, illegality, unlawfulness or for any reason whatever, shall, in such jurisdiction only and only to the extent that it is so unenforceable, be treated as pro non scripto and the remaining provisions of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices shall remain in full force and effect.
13.7 Applicable laws
Any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Republic of Bulgaria without giving effect to any principles of conflict of law. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Court of Republic of Bulgaria in respect of any disputes arising in connection with the website, or any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices or any matter related to or in connection therewith.
13.8 Comments or Questions
Your privacy is important to us. According to Regulation (EC) 2016/679 (GDPR):
We follow certain procedures to guarantee compliance with the national and European legislation on data protection. We process personal data lawfully, store it secure and never transfer illegally to a third party. To better protect your privacy we provide this Policy explaining what personal information Characters Live processes, for what purposes, how personal information is accessed, stored, transferred and secured and what are your rights with respect to your personal information related to the Website. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.
Although you can browse through the Website without giving any information about yourself, some personal information is required in order to create an account or to contact us.
This Policy applies to all information processed (collected, submitted, etc.) on this Website, which can be:
2.1. All the content, communications and other information you provide when using the Website, including when you sign up for an account, create, post, share content, message, or interact with others. The only personal information collected at the registration pages are: Nickname (preferable) / First name; Password; Email address; Year of birth; Gender; Occupation, Country of residence. We do not require that your Nickname (preferable) / First name is true and accurate.
2.2. information about how you use the Website;
2.3. information about the people or accounts you communicate with;
2.4. information about the time, frequency and duration of your activities in respect to the Website;
We use your personal information to:
3.1. deliver the Website services, including to personalize features and content and make suggestions for you;
3.2. improve the Website, including by testing new products and functionalities;
3.3. communicate with you by sending you marketing messages;
3.4. communicate with you about the Website and inform you about our policies and terms;
3.5. respond to you when you contact us.
We use your Nickname (preferable) / First name and Email address for registration purposes.
The provision of your Year of birth, Gender, Occupation and Country of residence is optional and we use it to shape your identification (profile) in the Website. This makes you more recognizable for the development of a fictional character, which is the main aim of the Website. The Website is built to deliver easier character development.
We use your Email address for account identification, email notifications and Website's newsletter. You can select not to receive email notifications and Website's newsletter by un-checking/un-ticking the relevant boxes on the profile page. Email addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties, except for payment purposes. Please see 7.3 Payment terms.
If you have made a request to us through the contact form on the website or directly to the contact email address, your contact details (names, e-mail) will only be used for the purpose of replying to the request. These data will not be further processed and stored without your consent and will be deleted within a month after the communication is over.
Characters LIVE does not provide email addresses from its database unlawfully to third parties nor does it use them for marketing purposes.
Characters LIVE does not make decisions based solely on automated processing involving profiling of data subjects.
Public information can be seen by anyone, browsing the Website, including by one without an account. This includes all the information you choose to share with the general public by yourself, including information in your public profile and content you share while you use the Website. Public information can also be accessed and processed (seen, copied, reshared, used downloaded, etc.) by independent third-parties operating engines, apps, websites, APIs, offline medias, and others.
When you communicate in private questions and answers sessions only the other party can see the content you send. Characters LIVE is not responsible for any voluntary provided private information in private face to face sessions.
If a change in the Website ownership occurs, your information may be transferred to the new owner.
In case an information disclosure is required by law your information may be transferred to the competent authority.
Different security methods are in force to keep your personal information secured (encryption of passwords and authorizations). The personal information processed is only accessible for the Website Owner, the Website chief developer (committed to confidentiality and not giving it to third parties) and Google pursuant to Google Cloud Platform License Agreement and the "Data Processing and Security Terms".
Your personally identifiable information provided to the Website is not processed in ways unrelated to the ones described in the Policy. Your prior written consent will be requested for any unrelated uses.
Each User has the following rights with respect to his personal information processed by Characters LIVE:
6.1. the right to information;
6.2. the right of access to his or her personal data;
6.3. the right of rectification;
6.4. the right to erasure;
6.5. the right to restrict the processing;
6.6. the right of data portability;
6.7. the right to object to the processing of his or her personal data.
The data subject's right to information is made available through the brief, comprehensible and easily accessible information provided in this document that pertains to the processing. Additional information related to the processing of personal data by Characters LIVE, due under the applicable law, can be obtained by submitting an electronic request to Characters LIVE here.
The rights listed in items 2 to 7 above can be exercised by submitting an electronic request to Characters LIVE here.
Data subjects' rights are interpreted in the sense of the provisions of Chapter Three of Regulation (EC) 2016/679 (GDPR).
In the case of a complaint concerning the exercise of those rights, the data subject has the right to request a review of his case and, in the case of a refusal to review, to file a complaint with the Supervisory Authority for Personal Data Protection.
You can access all your personally identifiable information and correct factual errors by entering your profile.
You can access all your information and submissions posted on the Website at any time and delete or edit part or all of it here.
You have the right to remove or delete your account along with your profile information and any user submissions you have submitted to the Website within a seven days term after your request. If you wish your account to be deleted, please contact us.