WProConnect Terms of Service

Terms of Service

Effective as of October 01, 2020.

Welcome to WProConnect!

Our platform and services are built with your professional and personal needs in site, promoting an increase in productivity and help to build a network you are in charge.

Browsing in WProConnect is mostly done freely and without charge with some parts only accessible to registered members. Our business model relies on optional user supporter, subscription and paid services; we currently also depend on third party advertising but are committed to end this model if we can provide alternative funding.

These terms and conditions govern your use of WProConnect ("Us" or "We") through our www.WProConnect.com website and various related services (collectively, the "Website") we provide to you, the User, subject to your compliance with all the terms, conditions, and notices contained or referenced herein (the "Terms of Service"), as well as any other written agreement between us and you.


  1. User Agreement

    1. Contract

      WProConnect ("Us" or "We") provides the www.WProConnect.com website and various related services (collectively, the "Website") to you, the User, subject to your compliance with all the terms, conditions, and notices contained or referenced herein (the "Terms of Service"), as well as any other written agreement between us and you.

      By clicking “Log in”, “Sign Up” or similar, registering, accessing or using our services, you agree that you are agreeing to enter into a legally binding contract with WProConnect (even if you are using our Services on behalf of a company). If you do not agree to this contract (“Contract” or “User Agreement”), do not click “Log in”, browse our website (or similar) and do not access or otherwise use any of our Services.

    2. Members and Visitors

      By signing up in our Website, you become a registered member. You may access the Website and certain features as a “Visitor”, if you have chosen not to sign up for our Website.

      The terms and condition here presented and the collection, use and sharing of your personal data is subject to this Privacy Policy (which includes our Cookie Policy and other documents referenced in this Privacy Policy) and updates are applicable to both, registered members or “Visitors” (collectively known as “Users”).

      In addition, when using particular services or materials on this Website, Users shall be subject to any posted rules applicable to such services or materials that may contain terms and conditions in addition to those in these Terms of Service. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms of Service.

    3. Change in Terms of Service

      These Terms of Service are effective as of October 01, 2020. We expressly reserve the right to change these Terms of Service from time to time without notice to you. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Website and these Terms of Service from time to time and to familiarize yourself with any modifications.

      Your continued use of this Website after such modifications will constitute acknowledgement of the modified Terms of Service and agreement to abide and be bound by the modified Terms of Service

  2. Conduct on Website

    1. Service Eligibility

      Diversity is essential for progress. We welcome anyone that understands and appreciates the cultural and human interdependences, that knows each individual is unique and shows respect for qualities and experiences that are different from our own.

      We are committed to create a diverse environment where we all can express our ideas while respecting the ideas of others and for this reason you must:

      1. Use or real name on your account;

      2. Always provide accurate information about yourself.

      3. Only have one account;

      4. You have not been restricted of using your account; or

      5. By applicable laws you cannot receive our products, services or software;

      6. Be the “Minimum Age” or older; The Website defined “Minimum Age” anyone under the age of 18. However, as the Website may be accessible worldwide, we allow for regional variations and if by applicable law the “Minimum Age” required is different in order for the services provided by the Website to be lawfully provided to you without parental consent (including using of your personal data) then the Minimum Age is such age. Furthermore, if we believe that someone under our “Minimum Age” definitions may have provided Personal Data to us or used any of our services in breach of any of our terms of service or applicable law, we will dispose immediately of all data in our possession.

    2. Account set up

      On setting up an account on the Website, you agree that:

      1. you create and use a strong password;

      2. your account and password are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else to access the Website;

      3. you will not create registration accounts for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the Website, or other users; nor will you seek to pass yourself off as another user;

      4. you will not do anything which would assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to any registration area of the Website;

      5. follow the law and our list of Rules and Regulations;

      6. you agree to notify us immediately if you become aware any unauthorized use of your password or account identifiers by others; and

      7. You are responsible for anything that happens through your account unless you close it or report misuse.

    3. Rules and Regulations

      Your use of the Website is subject to all applicable laws and regulations, and you are solely responsible for the substance of your communications through the Website. By posting information in or otherwise using any communications service, chat room, message board, newsgroup, software library, or other interactive service that may be available to you on or through this Website, you agree that you will not upload, share, post, or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any content — including text, communications, software, images, sounds, data, or other information — that:

      1. Is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, tortious, contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts (including but not limited to sexual language of a violent or threatening nature directed at another individual or group of individuals), or otherwise violates our rules or policies;

      2. Victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;

      3. Infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary right of any party;

      4. Constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk email (also known as "spamming"), chain letters, any other form of unauthorized solicitation, or any form of lottery or gambling;

      5. Contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of any third party;

      6. Develop, support or use software, devices, scripts, robots or any other means or processes (including crawlers, browser plugins and add-ons or any other technology) to scrape the Services or otherwise copy profiles and other data from the Services;

      7. Monitor the performance or functionality of the Website Service’s, for any competitive purpose;

      8. Simulating the appearance or function of the Services or engage in “framing,” “mirroring,”;

      9. Impersonates any person or entity, including any of our employees or representatives;

      10. Misrepresent your identity, creates a false identity, creates a Member profile for anyone other than yourself (a real person), or use or attempt to use another’s account;

      11. Infringes or breaches property rights of others, including their intellectual property rights, patents, trademarks and trade secrets;

      12. Disclose confidential or information you do not have the right or consent to disclose.

      We neither endorse nor assume any liability for the contents of any material uploaded or submitted by third party users of the Website. We generally do not pre-screen, monitor, or edit the content posted by users of communications services, chat rooms, message boards, newsgroups, software libraries, or other interactive services that may be available on or through this Website. However, we and our agents have the right at their sole discretion to remove any content that, in our judgment, does not comply with these Terms of Service and any other rules of user conduct for our site, or is otherwise harmful, objectionable, or inaccurate. We are not responsible for any failure or delay in removing such content. You hereby consent to such removal and waive any claim against us arising out of such removal of content.

    4. Provisions Applicable To Employers

      When posting a job on the Website, you cannot post any job or engage in a conduct that:

      1. Solicits employees by intentional misrepresentation or contains false information, such as, misrepresentation of the terms of employment, the hiring entity, or the identity of the poster;

      2. Is against or does not comply with part or whole of the applicable laws or regulations in your country or state, the country and state where the job is to be performed, including laws relating to labor and employment, equal employment opportunity and employment eligibility requirements, data privacy, data access and use and intellectual property;

      3. Does not have a reasonable and legitimate intent to hire for a bona fide job opportunity or the specific position listed.

      4. Contains any logo or brands, or link to website, other than your own or those of any entity for which you are authorized to submit job ads;

      5. Discriminates against applicants on the basis of religion, gender, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other ground(s) prohibited by applicable law, in each case as determined in WProConnect reasonable discretion.

      6. Requires an up-front or periodic payments, application fee, or recruitments of others; resembles franchise, multi-level marketing scheme, pyramid scheme, club membership, distributorship or sales representative agency arrangement; or only pays commissions (except where the listing makes clear that the available job pays commission only and clearly describes the product or service that the job seeker would be selling);

      7. Harasses or stalks any applicant after they have asked not to be contacted.

      8. Is illegal or fraudulent.

      9. Contain malware, spyware or any other malicious code or otherwise interfere with the operation of the Jobs Services or any device or system or breach or circumvent any security measure of WProConnect or a third party.

      We reserve the right to reject or remove any Posting at any time for any reason, regardless of whether or not such Posting was previously accepted or served.

    5. Account and Content Deletion

      For any reason, at any time with no questions asked, you can delete individual content or your account entirely.

      In the case you no longer accept these terms of service, or object to any change to the terms of service, you should close your account. Your continued use of our services indicates your continued acceptance of the updated terms of service.

      After deletion, your content will no longer be visible to other users it may however continue to exist elsewhere on our systems.

      If for any reason, immediate deletion is not possible, we will make all possible efforts for your content to be deleted within a maximum of 180 days from when you delete it.

      For every case, a cooling off period of 20 days is applied to all account deletions and to cancel deletion you only need to sign in.

      Other reasons that can impact the deletion of your account are:

      1. An ongoing investigation of illegal activity or violations of the terms of service;
      2. Our need to comply with a legal obligation; or
      3. Comply with law enforcement or government agency, or any legal request we need to abide.

      In this cases control of the deletion timeline would be out of the control of the Website and would be retained as long as needed and this terms of use would be applicable until full deletion.

  3. Your information and permission on its use

    To provide you certain services there are permissions that we need from you:

    1. Content Sharing

      The contents and services on this Website encompass sharing information in a variety of ways, including but not limited to:

      1. Messages;

      2. Your Profile;

      3. Articles;

      4. Posts;

      5. Job Postings;

      6. Photos;

      7. Videos;

      This may be seen by, but not limited to other members or visitors.

      Some settings might be made available to allow you the “user” to restrict access, either fully or partially, to who can see the content or information; where such settings are made available we will uphold them.

      In short, by sharing your content and information on this Website, you give us the legal permission (‘licence’) to use it. This ‘license ‘ would be used is for the sole purpose of providing and improving our products and services and in any way limit your intellectual property rights, meaning you are free to share or content and information with anyone else, wherever you want.

      The ‘licence’ will be a worldwide, transferable and sublicensable right to use, copy, modify, distribute, publish and process, information and content that you provide through our Services and the services of others, without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or others.

      This licence can be revoked by you for specific content by deleting such content from the Services, or generally by closing your account, except (1) to the extent you shared it with others as part of the Service and they copied, re-shared it or stored it and (2) for the reasonable time it takes to remove from backup and other systems (check also Account and Content Deletion section on these terms).

      We are not obligated to publish any information or content on our Service and can remove it with or without notice.

    2. Notices and Messages

      For some services we might need to send you notices and messages to you in a variety of ways, including but not limited to:

      1. Within the Website;

      2. Email;

      3. Mobile Phone.

      By accepting the terms of service you agree that we will provide this notices and messages and to keep your contact information up to date.

      On some of the notices or messages we may, but are not obliged, to provide you an unsubscribed option.

    3. Other permissions you give us

      To be able to operate our services we will need also your permission to:

      1. Serve ads near your content and information, without payment to you or others;

      2. We may edit and make format changes to your content (such as translating or transcribing it, modifying the size, layout or file type or removing metadata), but we will not modify the meaning of your expression;

      3. Access, store, process and use any information and personal data that you provide in accordance with, the terms of the Privacy Policy and your choices (including settings);

      You understand this and grant us the permission to do it.

  4. Payments, Subscriptions and Cancellations

    In the case you buy or subscribe any of our services, you agree to honor your payment obligations for services you purchase on the Website by paying us the applicable fees and taxes and that third-parties working on our behalf may store your payment information to process the payments.

    You also agree that:

    1. We have the right to alter, at our discretion, the prices of the services at any time;

    2. Failure to pay the appropriate fee and taxes will terminate all the services purchased;

    3. When you purchase a subscription, your payment method will be charged at the start of each subscription period for the fees and taxes applicable to that period. To avoid future charges, cancel before the renewal date;

    4. All purchases and cancellations are subject to our refund policy;

    5. We do not guarantee refunds.

    You may cancel or suspend your subscription at any time by contacting us or online. After cancelation we will send an email to confirm any cancellation request. If you do not receive this confirmation and still wish to cancel, please contact us for further assistance.

    You acknowledge that any services that you purchase are subject to these Terms and any additional terms related to the provision of any product or service.

    We do our best to describe every product or service offered on the Service as accurately as possible. However, we are human, and therefore we do not warrant that product specifications, pricing, or other content on the online services is complete, accurate, reliable, current, or error-free. In the event of any errors relating to the pricing or specifications, Provider shall have the right to refuse or cancel any orders in its sole discretion. Additional terms may apply.

  5. Service availability

    1. Change in Services

      We reserve the sole right to either modify or discontinue the Website, including any of the Website’s features or services, at any time with or without notice to you, including our right to limit your use of the Services, including the number of your connections and your ability to contact other Members. We will not be liable to you or any third party should we exercise such right. Any new features that augment or enhance the then-current services on this Website shall also be subject to these Terms of Service.

    2. Service Interruptions

      You understand and agree that temporary interruptions of the services available through this Website may occur as normal events. You further understand and agree that we have no control over third party networks you may access in the course of the use of this Website, and therefore, delays and disruption of other network transmissions are completely beyond our control.

    3. Stored information

      We do not provide a storage service and as such you agree that we have no obligation to store, maintain or provide a copy, either to you or others, of any content or information that you or others provide.

  6. Third Party Websites, other Content and Apps

    This site may link you to other sites on the Internet or otherwise include references to information, documents, software, materials and/or services provided by other parties. These sites may contain information or material that some people may find inappropriate or offensive.

    These other sites and parties are not under our control, and you acknowledge that we are not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such sites, nor are we responsible for errors or omissions in any references to other parties or their products and services. The inclusion of such a link or reference is provided merely as a convenience and does not imply endorsement of, or association with, the Website or party by us, or any warranty of any kind, either express or implied.

  7. Intellectual Property

    All custom graphics, icons, logos, and service names used on the Website are registered trademarks, service marks, and/or artwork held under copyright of WProConnect or its Affiliates. All other marks are property of their respective owners. Nothing in these Terms of Service grants you any right to use any trademark, service mark, logo, and/or the name or trade names of WProConnect or its Affiliates.

  8. Disclaimer of Warranties

    Content available through this Website often represents the opinions and judgments of an information provider, site user, or other person or entity not connected with us. We do not endorse, nor are we responsible for the accuracy or reliability of, any opinion, advice, or statement made by anyone other than an authorized WProConnect spokesperson speaking in his/her official capacity. Please refer to the specific editorial policies posted on various sections of this Website for further information, which policies are incorporated by reference into these Terms of Service.

    You understand and agree that temporary interruptions of the services available through this Website may occur as normal events. You further understand and agree that we have no control over third party networks you may access in the course of the use of this Website, and therefore, delays and disruption of other network transmissions are completely beyond our control.

    You understand and agree that the services available on this Website are provided "AS IS" and that we assume no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings.


  9. International Use

    Although this Website may be accessible worldwide, we make no representation that materials on this Website are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the Portugal, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. Any offer for any product, service, and/or information made in connection with this Website is void where prohibited.

  10. Termination

    You agree that we may, in our sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Website with or without notice and for any reason, including, without limitation, breach of these Terms of Service. Any suspected fraudulent, abusive or illegal activity may be grounds for terminating your relationship and may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities.

    Upon termination or suspension, regardless of the reasons therefore, your right to use the services available on this Website immediately ceases, and you acknowledge and agree that we may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or this Website. We shall not be liable to you or any third party for any claims or damages arising out of any termination or suspension or any other actions taken by us in connection with such termination or suspension.

    On termination the following services shall survive termination:

    1. Members and/or Visitors’ rights to further re-share content and information you shared through the Services;
    2. Any amounts owed by either party prior to termination remain owed after termination.
    3. Sections 2.3, 7,10 and 11 of this Contract;

  11. Governing Law

    These Terms of Service and any dispute or claim arising out of, or related to them, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the Portugal without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule.

    Any legal suit, action or proceeding arising out of, or related to, these Terms of Service or the Website shall be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of Portugal.

  12. General Terms

    If a court with authority over this Contract finds any part of it unenforceable, you and we agree that the court should modify the terms to make that part enforceable while still achieving its intent. If the court cannot do that, you and we agree to ask the court to remove that unenforceable part and still enforce the rest of this Contract.