Effective date: January 7, 2019
IMPORTANT – Please read carefully: By creating an account or by other means utilizing the Starflow services (as defned below) you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you use the services, or if you click “I Agree” or take any other afrmative action indicating your acceptance of this agreement and terms, then you have agreed to these Terms of Service.
You furthermore represent and warrant that you are at least 13 years old (in some jurisdictions is the required and applicable minimum age higher for entering into this agreement). If we learn we have collected personal information from a child under 13 or otherwise underaged, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that a child under 13 may have provided us personal information, please contact us at legal@Starflow.com
If you are an agent, director or employee of the intended Creator, you individually represent and warrant to Starflow that you are authorized to bind that party to these Terms of Service and enter into an agreement with Starflow.
Please note that your use of and access to our Services (defned below) are subject to these Terms of Service. If you do not agree to all of the following, you may not use or access the Services in any manner
Starflow provides the infrastructure for you as a Creator to enter into agreements direct with your customers in order to get paid, as well as ways to build relationships and provide content worth paying for. We are excited to have you on board as a Creator. Please read on to learn the rules and restrictions that govern your use of Starflow’s technical platform, including but not limited to our website(s), products, services and applications (collectively, the “Services”). By accepting these Terms of Service (the “Terms”) you are, with the limitations set out in the Terms, granted a right to use the Services. The Terms are a binding contract between you (the “Creator”) and Starflow AB (“Starflow,” “we” and “us”). You also need to comply with our Community Guidelines.
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding the Services, please contact us at support@Starflow.com.
In order to get started you need to create an account on https://app.Starflow.com. When setting up your account you will create your own profle (including options for payment terms for your users) under which you will be able sell and channel your products and digital content to your customers “the Users”. It is solely up to you when, to whom and, if applicable, at what price your content will be accessible. Your profle be visible at Starflow.com/yourcreator-name and you can specify your own alias. Your profle will also appear on Starflow applications, such as on the App Store, Google Play etc.
Under your profle, you can create multiple “Channels”. A channel can be everything from a video tutorial to a cooking show. Inside the channel, you can upload any type of content; videos, audio fles, texts and photos. You can price the channel on a one-time fee or as a monthly subscription. Each item inside the channel can also have its own price.
Under your profle, you can create “Memberships”. Memberships is a way to provide your fans with Rewards for their one-time, monthly our annual payments to you. You can set up multiple Rewards with diferent prices and benefts. You will set the parameters for your Rewards within the Services. You may not create a Reward that could be considered as a gaming-, lottery-, gambling- or similar event.
Under your profle, you can activate a “Community”. The community is a way for your Users to interact with you and each other. Inside the Community, you and your Users can share texts, photos, videos and audio fles.
It’s free to set up an account within the Services. However, anything you submit, share, store, or otherwise provide through the Services is your “User Submission”. If you enable a paywall on, i.e. monetize, any of your User Submission or other content or products that you sell, produce and share with your Users on our Services, you will receive money in your digital wallet when someone purchases it. Such funds will be collected through a third party payment processor, including but not limited to Stripe or PayPal, collectively “Payment Processors”. Please note that all transactions are agreements directly between you as a Creator and your Users and does not include Starflow as a contractual party. You are therefore sole responsible for invoicing, communication and handling of support, complaints and other matters related to your agreements with your Users.
On the funds paid to you (including VAT when applicable) from Users, Starflow invoice and keep a twenty (20) percent fee, “Platform Fee”, for your right to use the Services. You hereby authorize Starflow to instruct the Payment Processor to withdraw any applicable Platform Fee amounts from any funds sent to you due to your use of the Services.
We reserve the right to, with a ffteen (15) day notice period, modify (increase or decrease) the Platform Fee percentage at any time, but if we do, we will bring it to your attention by placing a notice in the Services, and/or by sending you an email, and/or by some other means.
If you don’t agree with the new fee, you are free to reject them; unfortunately, that means you will no longer be able to use the Services. If you use the Services in any way after a change to the new Platform fee is effective, that means you have agreed to the new fee.
You as the Creator is an independent entity in relation to Starflow, and no employment relation or similar shall arise between you and Starflow, as a result of our agreement. If you are a citizen domiciled within EU, you as a Creator warrant that you are a “taxable person” in the meaning of VAT. You are solely responsible for fling of any applicable tax returns, the withholding and the payment of any applicable taxes and fees due to any payments made to you due to transactions within the Services, including but not limited to VAT, income taxes and social security fees.
All User Submission, or if applicable, other content uploaded to, transferred through, publicly posted, processed or entered into the Services by you shall remain the sole property of you or its respective legal owner. Starflow shall have no liability for such content.
You may not use, copy, reproduce, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, upload, display, license, sell or otherwise exploit for any purpose any content not owned by you, (i) without the prior consent of the owner of that content or (ii) in a way that violates someone else’s (including Starflow’s) rights.
Starflow shall hold title to any and all intellectual property rights and technical solutions to the Services or, in the alternative, shall possess a sole right to use the same. Such intellectual property rights and technical solutions may only be used by you in the manner stated in these Terms of Service. Under no circumstances will you or a third party acquire any intellectual property rights to the Services or to the software or technical solutions used in the Services, or to any trade mark or any other business mark belonging to or used by Starflow. Access to the Services is licensed, not sold.
You shall defend and indemnify Starflow for any claim, suit or proceeding brought against Starflow by Users or other third parties arising out of or connected to content processed by you within the Services.
You may only use the Services in a manner that complies with all applicable laws and regulations. You may not use the Services if such use is prohibited or restricted by any law applicable on you.
You will not share your account or password with anyone, and you must protect the security of your account and your password. You’re responsible for any activity associated with your account.
Your use of the Services is furthermore subject to the following additional restrictions:
You represent, warrant, and agree that you will not contribute any User Submission or other content or otherwise use the Services or interact with the Services in a manner that:
A violation of any of the foregoing entitles Starflow to terminate your account and right to use or access the Services.
You shall when considered to be a controller of personal data, in its use of the Services, process personal data in accordance with the requirements of relevant Data Protection Laws and Regulations. You shall in such event has the sole responsibility for the accuracy, quality, and legality of personal data and the means by which you acquired personal data.
You may submit and publish content on your profle page, in a Community or otherwise within the Services, “Submissions”, that will be viewable by them. In order to display your Submissions on the Services, and to allow other users to enjoy them, you grant us certain rights in those Submissions as set out below.
For all Submissions, you hereby grant Starflow a license to translate, modify (for technical purposes, for example making sure your content is viewable on a cellphone, tablet, tv as well as on a computer) and reproduce and otherwise act with respect to such Submissions, in each case to enable us to operate the Services, as described in more detail below. This is a license only – your ownership in Submissions is not afected.
If you store a Submission in your own personal Starflow account, in a manner that is not viewable by any other user except you (a “Personal Submission”), you grant Starflow the license above, as well as a license to display, perform, and distribute your Personal Submission for the sole purpose of making that Personal Submission accessible to you and providing the Services necessary to do so.
If you share a Submission only in a manner that only certain specifed users can view, a “Limited Audience Submission” (for example, a private message to one or more other users, then you grant Starflow the licenses above, as well as a license to display, perform, and distribute your Limited Audience Submission for the sole purpose of making that Limited Audience Submission accessible to such other specifed users, and providing the Services necessary to do so. Also, you grant such other specifed users a license to access that Limited Audience Submission, and to use and exercise all rights in it, as permitted by the functionality of the Services.
If you share a Submission publicly on the Services and/or in a manner that more than just you or certain specifed users can view, or if you provide us (in a direct email or otherwise) with any feedback, suggestions, improvements, enhancements, and/or feature requests relating to the Services, “Public Submission”, then you grant Starflow the licenses above, as well as a license to display, perform, and distribute your Public Submission for the purpose of making that Public Submission accessible to all Starflow users and providing the Services necessary to do so, as well as all other rights necessary to use and exercise all rights in that Public Submission in connection with the Services and/or otherwise in connection with Starflow’s business for any purpose, provided that Starflow will try to notify you if it uses your Public Submission for any reason other than displaying it on the Services. Also, you grant all other users of the Services a license to access that Public Submission, and to use and exercise all rights in it, as permitted by the functionality of the Services.
When you delete your Starflow account, we will stop displaying your Submissions (other than Limited Audience Submissions and Public Submissions, which may remain fully available to other users), and the User Submissions will be completely deleted from Starflow’s records within 30 days.
You also understand and agree that Starflow, in performing the required technical steps to provide the Services to our users (including you), may need to make changes to your Submissions to conform and adapt those Submissions to the technical requirements of connection networks, devices, services, or media and the foregoing licenses include the rights to do so.
Finally, Starflow may furthermore also disclose the fact that you are Creator using the Services. In relation thereto, you agree that we may use (i) Public Submissions for marketing purposes and (ii) your name and logo to identify you as a Creator on in the Service and as part of a general list of our Creator’s for use and reference for our promotional and marketing activities.
We’re always trying to improve the Services, so they may change over time. We may suspend or discontinue any part of the Services, or we may introduce new features or impose limits on certain features or restrict access to parts or all of the Services. We’ll try to give you notice when we make a material change to the Services that would adversely afect you, but this isn’t always practical. Similarly, we reserve the right to remove any of your content from the Services at any time, in the event of your breach of these Terms , and in our sole discretion, and without notice.
We are constantly improving our Services, so these Terms of Service may need to change along with the Services. We reserve the right to change the Terms of Services at any time, but if we do, we will bring it to your attention by placing a notice in the Services, and/or by sending you an email, and/or by some other means.
If you don’t agree with the new Terms of Service, you are free to reject them; unfortunately, that means you will no longer be able to use the Services. If you use the Services in any way after a change to the Terms of Service is effective, that means you agree to all of the changes.
Except for changes by us as described here, no amendment or modifcation of these Terms will be effective unless in writing and signed by both you and us.
Starflow is also free to terminate (or suspend access to) your use of the Services and/or your account, for any reason in our discretion, including your breach of these Terms of Service. Starflow has the sole right to decide whether you are in violation of any of the restrictions set forth in these Terms of Service.
Account termination may result in deletion of any content associated with your account, so keep that in mind before you decide to terminate your account. You should also always back up any data that you make available in the Services.
Provisions that, by their nature, should survive termination of these Terms shall survive termination. By way of example, all of the following will survive termination: any obligation you have to pay us or indemnify us, any limitations on our liability, any terms regarding ownership or intellectual property rights, and terms regarding disputes between us.