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Content Nation Terms of Use

We welcome you to Content Nation. Content Nation is a public online platform where creatives publish their texts, multimedia, video and audio content and can receive “sponsorship” from users in the form of one-off or regular monetary payments.

  1. Purpose and scope
    1. For the use of Content Nation, the following terms of use apply in the relationship between the user ("you", "User") and Sascha Nitsch Unternehmensberatung GmbH as the operator of the site ("We"). Certain provisions of these Terms of Use apply only to users who provide content on Content Nation ("creatives"). The use of Content Nation is only permitted if you accept these Terms of Use.
    2. Payment orders are executed exclusively by our partner MANGOPAY. S.A, 59 Boulevard Royal, 2449 Luxembourg ("MANGOPAY"), an e-money institution authorized and supervised by the CSSF in Luxembourg. By accepting these Terms and Conditions, the User also agrees to the MANGOPAY conditions ( PDF ).
    3. We reserve the right to amend these Terms and Conditions with effect for the future in a reasonable manner in order to take into account, for example, changes the legal framework conditions or changes in the services offered. In this case we will notify you of the changes. The changes are considered accepted if you don't object to them within four weeks after notification of the changes. With your objection you terminate this contract in accordance with section 8.1.
  2. Registration
    1. Prerequisite for the use of Content Nation is a prior registration. Only natural persons over the age of 13 and legal entities may register. There is no right to registration.
    2. The registration requires an e-mail address and the password of your choice; for creatives additionally the first and last name, the address, the birthday as well as the bank details for the payment. Please make sure that your access data (i.e. e-mail address and password) are only used by you. Afterwards you have to Confirm your email address.
    3. You undertake to provide truthful and complete information about all the data you provided during registration. You are not allowed to give your access to unauthorized third parties. You are obliged to keep your access data secret and to protect it from access by unauthorized third parties.
    4. We expressly point out that the execution of payment orders takes place exclusively through our partner MANGOPAY. For the deposit and withdrawal of funds the personal data of the contracting parties will be electronically forwarded to MANGOPAY. Which data is transmitted can be found in our data protection declaration.
    5. At the moment, withdrawals can only be made within the EU by means of bank transfers.
  3. Sponsoring
    1. The use of Content Nation is free of charge.
    2. Users can support creative people by paying one-off or regular amounts of money ("sponsoring"). To do this, you must first acquire a credit of at least € 10.
    3. We will pay out the sponsorship amounts to the creatives minus a Content Nation fee of 7% including the payment provider fee.
    4. The payments are processed exclusively by our partner MANGOPAY.
    5. We are entitled to adjust the fee if the costs required for the operation of Content Nation change and as long as the equivalence relationship with the user is maintained. Otherwise, section 1.2 applies accordingly.
  4. Rights and obligations of the user
    1. The use of Content Nation is only permitted within the scope of the intended functions. You must not disrupt or interrupt the operation of Content Nation or falsify usage analyzes.
    2. Content Nation is subject to copyright protection. It is not permitted to copy, reproduce, or make the platform in whole or in part without our permission. The same applies to the content provided that it is not expressly approved for use.
    3. By providing content, you assure that it is created by yourself and is free of third party rights.
    4. You may not distribute the following content on Content Nation:
      • personal attacks, defamatory or derogatory statements about other people, especially insults, discrimination or harassment,
      • Advertising for products and services (including links to third party commercial websites, surreptitious advertising and spam)
      • deliberately factually incorrect or misleading information ("fake news"), unless it is satire,
      • confidential and sensitive information that violates the personal rights of third parties,
      • otherwise illegal or immoral content including gambling, content that serves to incite the public, lead to crime or glorify violence or trivialize, are sexually offensive, are pornographic, are likely to morally endanger children or adolescents or to impair their welfare or damage the reputation of Content Nation. This also applies to computer viruses and malware.
    5. Please report technical errors and content that violate these terms of use.
  5. Anti-money laundering and terrorist financing rules
    1. MANGOPAY is subject to all Luxembourg and French regulations related to the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.
    2. The user is obliged to provide the neccessary information and documents required to fulfill MANGOPAY's money laundering obligations and to notify us immediately of any changes arising in the course of the contractual relationship.
    3. In application of the provisions of French and Luxembourg legislation regarding the involvement of financial institutions in the fight against money laundering and in order to finance terrorist acts, MANGOPAY must check the origin, object and destination of the user with every transaction or business relationship of the process or opening an account. Furthermore, MANGOPAY takes all necessary due diligence to determine the identity of the user and, if necessary of the beneficial owner of the account and / or related operations. The user undertakes to comply with all due diligence obligations, which will enable MANGOPAY can carry out a thorough examination of the transaction, to inform MANGOPAY of any unusual transaction that deviates from those usually registered under this agreement and to provide MANGOPAY with the requested documents or information of any kind.
    4. The user acknowledges the right of MANGOPAY to use a user identification, account access, execution of a transaction or a refund to terminate or suspend at any time in the absence of an element considered sufficient for the information of its subject or nature. The user is hereby informed that the right to information of the National Central Financial Reporting Authority may be applied to a transaction carried out under this Agreement.
    5. In accordance with the regulations, the user can access all information communicated in this way, provided that this right of access is not the objective of combating money laundering and terrorist financing is jeopardized if it concerns data that concern the applicant.
    6. Against MANGOPAY, its managing directors or its employees, who in good faith have submitted a suspicious transaction report to the national authorities no civil lawsuits or professional disciplinary penalties are raised.
  6. Our rights and obligations
    1. We are entitled to add or remove features or additional or new restrictions for Content Nation, taking into account the respective interests, including the right to close Content Nation.
    2. We do not check the content of users or third parties, but reserves the right to do so and to block or remove content at our own discretion.
    3. We reserve the right, at our own discretion, to block a user account at any time with immediate effect, even without notice, if the user violates these terms of use
    4. There is no right to take over provided content in Content Nation. We are free to edit the provided content and automatically or according to our selection to highlight sections.
  7. Transfer of rights
    1. By posting or making content available on or for Content Nation, you grant us, free of charge, the perpetual sublicensable, and non-exclusive rights to publish, make available to the public, and reproduce content necessary for the worldwide operation and promotion of Content Nation.
    2. You consent to processing, including translations, the creation of derived works and the integration into other works by the provider or other users.
    3. At the same time, you allow every other user to use the content within the framework of Content Nation.
    4. You further guarantee that in the event of the existence of third party rights to the posted content, they have fully and effectively transferred the above rights. You may not post or provide any third party content without the necessary consent or license to use it, for example in the case of copyrighted photos and videos.
  8. Warranty and liability
    1. We do not check the content provided by users or third parties in Content Nation and do not guarantee the legality or other quality of the User or third party content. Liability for content posted by users or third parties is excluded.
    2. Liability for damage resulting from the use of this website and its information is excluded, regardless of the legal reason, unless it is for gross negligence or intent on our part, the Product Liability Act, an injury to life, limb or health or an injury of material contractual obligations by us. The essential contractual obligations include such obligations, the violation of which would endanger the purpose of the contract and their fulfillment the contractual partners can therefore trust regularly. In the event of a breach of essential contractual obligations, we are liable for any culpable conduct on the part of our legal representatives and vicarious agents. In the latter case, liability is limited to the typical damage that was reasonably foreseeable for the parties. Our liability for indirect Damage, consequential damage or loss of profit is also excluded to the extent permitted by law.
  9. Termination
    1. You can cancel your registration at any time by giving us an appropriate notice without notice period.
    2. Any amounts remaining in the user account at the time of termination will be repaid or paid out if they exceed an amount of € 5. Otherwise they expire.
    3. In the event of termination, we are entitled, but not obliged, to delete all or part of the content provided. A claim to the transfer of the created content is excluded.
    4. We are entitled to cancel the registration with two weeks' notice to the end of the month. If there is an important reason, we are entitled to cancel the registration without notice.
  10. Data protection
    1. The data protection declaration applies to the processing of personal data by us.
  11. Final provisions
    1. Place of jurisdiction for all disputes between the contracting parties, insofar as this can be agreed, is Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    2. German law applies exclusively to this contract, excluding international private law and the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.
As of November 18, 2019