You agree that by clicking , “Connect”, “Sign Up” or similar, registering, accessing or using our services (described below), you are agreeing to enter into a legally binding contract with Deepbloo (even if you are using our Services on behalf of a company). If you do not agree to this contract (“Terms & Conditions”), do not click “Join Now” (or similar) and do not access or otherwise use any of our Services.
This Contract applies to Deepbloo.com and other Deepbloo-related sites, apps, communications and other services that state that they are offered under this Contract (“Services”).
Registered users of our Services are “Users” and unregistered users are “Visitors”. This Contract applies to both.
When you register and join the Deepbloo Service, you become a User. If you have chosen not to register for our Services, you may access certain features as a visitor.
The Services are not for use by anyone under the age of 16.
To use the Services, you agree that: (1) you must be the “Minimum Age (2) you will only have one Deepbloo account which must be in your real name; and (3) you are not already restricted by Deepbloo from using the Services.
Users are account holders. You agree to: (1) try to choose a strong and secure password; (2) keep your password secure and confidential; (3) not transfer any part of your account (e.g., connections) and (4) follow the law and our list of Dos and Don’ts. You are responsible for anything that happens through your account unless you close it or report misuse.
As between you and others (including your employer), your account belongs to you. However, if the Services were purchased by another party for you to use (bought by your employer), the party paying for such Service has the right to control access to and get reports on your use of such paid Service; however, they do not have rights to your personal account.
If you buy any of our paid Services (“Premium Services”), you agree to pay us the applicable fees and taxes and to additional terms specific to the paid Services. Failure to pay these fees will result in the termination of your paid Services. Also, you agree that:
You can get a copy of your invoice by contacting our services
You agree that we will provide notices to you in the following ways: (1) a notice within the Service, or (2) a message sent to the contact information you provided us (e.g., email, mobile number, physical address). You agree to keep your contact information up to date.
Please review your settings to control and limit the messages you receive from us.
Our Services allow messaging and sharing of information in many ways, such as your profile, links to news articles, opportunities postings, InMails. Information and content that you share or post may be seen by other Users or Visitors. Where we have made settings available, we will honor the choices you make about who can see content or information (e.g., message content to your addressees, sharing content only to Deepbloo connections, restricting your profile visibility from search engines, or opting not to notify others of your Deepbloo profile update).
We are not obligated to publish any information or content on our Service and can remove it in our sole discretion, with or without notice
As between you and Deepbloo, you own the content and information that you submit or post to the Services and you are only granting Deepbloo the following non-exclusive license: A worldwide, transferable and sub-licensable right to use, copy, modify, distribute, publish, and process, information and content that you provide through our Services, without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or others. These rights are limited in the following ways:
By submitting suggestions or other feedback regarding our Services to Deepbloo, you agree that Deepbloo can use and share (but does not have to) such feedback for any purpose without compensation to you.
You agree to only provide content or information that does not violate the law nor anyone’s rights (including intellectual property rights). You also agree that your profile information will be truthful. Deepbloo may be required by law to remove certain information or content in certain countries.
We may change or discontinue any of our Services. We don’t promise to store or keep showing any information and content that you’ve posted.
By using the Services, you may encounter content or information that might be inaccurate, incomplete, delayed, misleading, illegal, offensive or otherwise harmful. Deepbloo generally does not review content provided by our Users or others. You agree that we are not responsible for others’ (including other Users’) content or information. We cannot always prevent this misuse of our services, and you agree that we are not responsible for any such misuse. You also acknowledge the risk that you or your organization may be mistakenly associated with content about others when we let connections and followers know you or your organization were mentioned in the news. You may opt out of this feature.
Deepbloo reserves the right to limit your use of the Services, including the number of your connections and your ability to contact other Users. Deepbloo reserves the right to restrict, suspend, or terminate your account if Deepbloo believes that you may be in breach of this Contract or law or are misusing the Services (e.g. violating any Do and Don’ts).
Deepbloo reserves all of its intellectual property rights in the Services. Using the Services does not give you any ownership in our Services or the content or information made available through our Services. Trademarks and logos used in connection with the Services are the trademarks of their respective owners.
TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED UNDER LAW, DEEPBLOO AND ITS AFFILIATES (AND THOSE THAT DEEPBLOO WORKS WITH TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES) (A) DISCLAIM ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS (E.G. WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY OF DATA, AND NONINFRINGEMENT); (B) DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE SERVICES WILL FUNCTION WITHOUT INTERRUPTION OR ERRORS, AND (C) PROVIDE THE SERVICE (INCLUDING CONTENT AND INFORMATION) ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS.
SOME LAWS DO NOT ALLOW CERTAIN DISCLAIMERS, SO SOME OR ALL OF THESE DISCLAIMERS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
DEEPBLOO SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR OTHERS FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY LOSS OF DATA, OPPORTUNITIES, REPUTATION, PROFITS OR REVENUES, RELATED TO THE SERVICES (E.G. OFFENSIVE OR DEFAMATORY STATEMENTS, DOWN TIME OR LOSS, USE OF, OR CHANGES TO, YOUR INFORMATION OR CONTENT).
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE LIABILITY OF DEEPBLOO AND ITS AFFILIATES (AND THOSE THAT DEEPBLOO WORKS WITH TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES) EXCEED, IN THE AGGREGATE FOR ALL CLAIMS, AN AMOUNT THAT IS THE LESS THAN 100% THE YEARLY FEE THAT YOU PAID FOR A PREMIUM SERVICE, IF ANY, OR (B) US $1000.
THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS PART OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN YOU AND DEEPBLOO AND SHALL APPLY TO ALL CLAIMS OF LIABILITY (E.G. WARRANTY, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, CONTRACT, LAW) AND EVEN IF DEEPBLOO OR ITS AFFILIATES HAS BEEN TOLD OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGE, AND EVEN IF THESE REMEDIES FAIL THEIR ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
SOME LAWS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THESE LIMITS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
The user and Deepbloo may terminate this Contract at any time with notice to the other. On termination, the user looses the right to access or use the Services.
You agree that the laws of France, excluding conflict of laws rules, shall exclusively govern any dispute relating to this Contract. These claims can only be litigated in Paris, France.
If we don't act to enforce a breach of this Contract, that does not mean that Deepbloo has waived its right to enforce this Contract. You may not assign or transfer this Contract (or your usership or use of Services) to anyone without our consent.
We reserve the right to change the terms of this Contract and will provide you notice if we do and we agree that changes cannot be retroactive. If you don't agree to these changes, you must stop using the Services.
You agree that you will not:
Deepbloo’s mission is to connect the world’s professionals to allow them to be more productive and successful in the Energy market. Central to this mission is our commitment to be transparent with you about the data we collect about you and how it is used and shared.
You provide data to create an account with us.
Registration: To create an account you provide data including your name, your company, email address and/or mobile number, and a password.
Profile: You decide the information on your profile, such as your skills, experience, companies, photo, and locations. It’s your choice whether to include sensitive information
Please do not post or add personal data to your profile that you would not want to be publicly available.
Posting and Uploading: We collect data from you and your company when you provide, post or upload it to our Services, such as when you fill your user profile, company profile, send invitations, create or answer to business opportunities, create events.
Others may post or write about you.
Content and News
You and others may post content that includes information about you on our Services (as part of blog posts, feed updates and comments, videos). Unless you opt-out, we collect public information about you, such as professional-related news and accomplishments (e.g., patents granted, professional recognition, conference speakers, projects, etc.) and make it available as part of our Services.
Others may sync their contacts or calendar with our Services.
Contact and Calendar Information
We receive personal data about you when others import or sync their address book or calendar with our Services, or send messages using our Services (including invites or connection requests).
We log your visits and use of our Services, including mobile apps.
We log usage data when you visit or otherwise use our Services, including our sites, app and platform technology (e.g., our off-site plugins), such as when you view or click on content (e.g., learning video) or ads (on or off our sites and apps), perform a search, install one of our mobile apps, share articles or create opportunities or events. We use log-ins, cookies, device information and internet protocol (“IP”) addresses to identify you and log your use.
We collect data through cookies and similar technologies.
We receive data from your devices and networks, including location data.
When you visit or leave our Services (including our plugins or cookies or similar technology on the sites of others), we receive the URL of both the site you came from and the one you go to next. We also get information about your IP address, proxy server, operating system, web browser and add-ons, device identifier and features, and/or ISP or your mobile carrier. If you use our Services from a mobile device, that device will send us data about your location. Most devices allow you to prevent location data from being sent to us and we honor your settings.
If you communicate through our Services, we learn about that.
We collect information about you when you send, receive, or engage with messages in connection with our Services. For example, if you get a Deepbloo connection request, we track whether you have acted on it and will send you reminders. We also use automatic scanning technology on messages.
When your employer buys a premium Service for you to use at work, they may give us data about you.
An employer (or other person or entity procuring our Services for your use) may provide us information about their employees, customers, partners, or contractors who make use of these Services.
We use your data to provide, support, personalize and develop our Services.
How we use your personal data will depend on which Services you use, how you use those Services and the choices you make in your settings. We use the data that we have about you to provide, support, personalize and make our Services (including ads) more relevant and useful to you and others.
Our Services help you connect with others, find and be found for work and business opportunities, stay informed, participate to and create events, create company profiles and private groups, notify others when your create a trip, a mission, an event, an opportunity or a post.
We use your data to authenticate you and authorize access to our Services.
Our Services allow you to communicate with colleagues, partners, clients, and other professional contacts mainly in the Energy Sector. To do so, you will have the possibility to send business invitations with the professionals you have chosen, and who also wish to be in business relationships with you.
It is your choice whether to send a business invitation to someone to join Deepbloo,. When you send a business invitation to someone, your invitation will content some of your profile information. We will send invitation reminders to the person you invited.
Our Services allow you to stay informed about news, events, companies profiles, public tenders, business opportunities and activities from other professionals in the Energy sector, including customers, suppliers and competitors.
We may use the information about you to recommend relevant content across our Services, suggest events or opportunities you may be interested in. So, if you let us know that you are interested in an activity or company may use this information to personalize content in your feed. We use your content, activity and other data, including your name and picture, to provide notices to your network and others.
You will allow us to use your precise location or proximity to others to notify other users when you will “create a trip“, create an event, a post or a business opportunity
Our Services allow you to be contacted for business opportunities. Your profile can be found by those looking to find a company for an opportunity. We will use your data to show your profile to others such as industry, function, skills or location.
Our Services allow you to collaborate with colleagues, search for potential clients, customers, partners and others to do business with. Our Services allow you to communicate with other professionals and schedule and prepare meetings with them.
We will contact you through email, notices posted on our websites or apps, messages to your DeepBloo inbox, and other ways through our Services, including text messages and push notifications. We will send you messages about the availability of our Services, security, or other service-related issues. We also send messages about how to use the Services, network updates, reminders suggestions and promotional messages from us and our partners. You may change your communication preferences at any time. Please be aware that you cannot opt out of receiving service messages from us, including security and legal notices.
We use data and content about Users for invitations and communications promoting usership and network growth, engagement and our Services.
We develop our Services and conduct research.
We use data, including public feedback, to conduct research and development for the further development of our Services in order to provide you and others with a better, more intuitive and personalized experience, drive usership growth and engagement on our Services, and help connect professionals to each other and to economic opportunity.
We seek to create an eco-system in the Energy sector and help our users to be more productive and successful. We use the data available to us to set market trends. In some cases, we work with trusted third parties to perform this research, under controls that are designed to protect your privacy. We publish or allow others to publish economic insights, presented as aggregated data rather than personal data. Indeed, We use your information to produce aggregate insights that do not identify you. For example we may use your data to generate statistics about our users, companies, their activity or industry, or the demographic distribution of companies or users by location, activity or functions.
Polls and surveys are conducted by us and others through our Services. You are not obligated to respond to polls or surveys and you have choices about the information you provide.
We use data to help you and fix problems.
We use the data (which can include your communications) needed to investigate, respond to and resolve complaints and Service issues (e.g., bugs).
We use data for security, fraud prevention and investigations.
Any information you include on your public profile and any content you post or social action (e.g. comments, posts) you take on our Services will be seen by others.
Your profile is fully visible to all Users and customers of our Services.
Posts, Likes, Follows, Comments, Messages
Our Services allow viewing and sharing information including through posts, likes and comments.
When you share a post (e.g., an update, video or blog), the default is to share it publicly. Others who are not your connections will be able to find (including through search engines) and see your post.
When you like, comment on another’s post, others will see it, including the person who initiated the post.
Your employer can see how you use Services they provided for your work and related information. We will not show them your job searches or personal messages.
We may use others to help us with our Services.
We use others to help us provide our Services (e.g., maintenance, analysis, audit, payments, fraud detection, marketing and development). They will have access to your information as reasonably necessary to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated to not to disclose or use it for other purposes.
We may need to share your data when we believe it’s required by law or to protect your and our rights and security.
It is possible that we will need to disclose information about you when required by law, subpoena, or other legal process or if we have a good faith belief that disclosure is reasonably necessary to (1) investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities or to assist government enforcement agencies; (2) enforce our agreements with you, (3) investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, (4) protect the security or integrity of our Service (such as by sharing with companies facing similar threats); or (5) exercise or protect the rights and safety of Deepbloo, our Users, personnel, or others. We attempt to notify Users about legal demands for their personal data when appropriate in our judgment, unless prohibited by law or court order or when the request is an emergency. We may dispute such demands when we believe, in our discretion, that the requests are overbroad, vague or lack proper authority, but we do not promise to challenge every demand. To learn more see our Data Request Guidelines and Transparency Report.
We keep most of your personal data for as long as your account is open.
We retain the personal data you provide while your account is in existence or as needed to provide you Services. We will retain your information and keep your profile open until you decide to close your account. In some cases we choose to retain certain information (e.g., visits to sites carrying our “share with Deepbloo” or “apply with Deepbloo” plugins without clicking on the plugin) in a depersonalized or aggregated form.
You can access or delete your personal data. You have many choices about how your data is collected, used and shared.
We provide many choices about the collection, use and sharing of your data, from deleting or correcting data you include in your profile.
We keep some of your data even after you close your account.
If you choose to close your Deepbloo account, your personal data will generally stop being visible to others on our Services within 24 hours. We generally delete closed account information within 30 days of account closure, except as noted below.
We retain your personal data even after you have closed your account if reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations (including law enforcement requests), meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, maintain security, prevent fraud and abuse, enforce our User Agreement, or fulfill your request to “unsubscribe” from further messages from us. We will retain de-personalized information after your account has been closed.
Information you have shared with others (e.g., through InMail, updates or group posts) will remain visible after you closed your account or deleted the information from your own profile or mailbox, and we do not control data that other Users copied out of our Services. Groups content associated with closed accounts will show an unknown user as the source. Your profile may continue to be displayed in the services of others (e.g., search engine results) until they refresh their cache.
We monitor for and try to prevent security breaches. Please use the security features available through our Services.
We implement security safeguards designed to protect your data, such as HTTPS. We regularly monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks. However, we cannot warrant the security of any information that you send us. There is no guarantee that data may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
Our statements regarding direct marketing and “do not track” signals.
We currently do not share personal data with third parties for their direct marketing purposes without your permission. Learn more about this and about our response to “do not track” signals.
You can contact us or use other options to resolve any complaints.
If you have questions or complaints regarding this Policy, please first contact Deepbloo online. You can also reach us by physical mail. If contacting us does not resolve your complaint, you have more options.