To use the Sites, you represent that:
If you do not have the necessary authority, or if you do not agree with any of the terms in this Agreement, then you may not use the sites. Any use of the sites in violation of this Agreement is prohibited.
Important Note for SYLCers
As specified below, you ensure that any content you post on the site:
This section outlines the services that our Sites provide, and that are covered in these Terms.
SYLC.it connects institutes, clubs and athletes seeking donations, resources and experiences for their purpose with interested donators (referred to in these Terms as Donators) and facilitates donations to those campaigns.
ThesSites provide you access to information, data, files, and services related to SYLC.it and its work including text, photographs, audio and video, graphics, software, logos, images, and other content (collectively, “Content”), and are subject to these Terms. Any new Content added to the sites (including all revisions, modifications, and enhancements to the sites) will be covered by this Agreement effective upon the date of each addition.
The site is a platform that facilitates donations from donators to SYLCers and is a party of procedure between the users. SYLC.it is not a broker, agent or insurer for any user, and we don’t intend to provide financial & legal advices. Before making any decision regarding any donations, you should consult your financial, legal, tax, or other professional advisor as appropriate. You acknowledge that you access any content by using the site at your own risk.
Our Proprietary Materials
This section provides information on what you can and can’t do with the content found on our Site.
SYLC.it owns (or is licensed to use) the sites, and the trademarks, service marks, and logos within it. These are protected by copyright, patent, trademark, and other intellectual property laws of Greece and other countries, as well as by international treaties and conventions.
The site, including its Content, may be used solely for your personal, informational, and non-commercial purposes. You can use our logo and other Content found on sylc.it/media in alignment with the Brand Guide, also found on this page. Outside of the Content found on sylc.it/media, you may not modify, copy, scrape, augment, delete, distribute, transmit, reproduce, publish, license, monetize, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell the Content you access through our sites, except that you may view the site and its Content in their present form. All other uses of the Site and Content require prior written consent from SYLC.it. All rights to this Content are reserved by SYLC SMPC or their respective owners, except where noted otherwise.
We grant you limited rights to link to our sites. By publishing a link to our sites on your website, you warrant that the content of your website is appropriate and consistent with the stated purposes of the sites and SYLC.it. If this is not the case, you may not link to any site. SYLC.it reserves the right to rescind the right to link to its sites at its sole discretion.
Use and Restrictions
This section outlines the things that you can and can’t do when accessing or using our Sites, regardless of whether you’ve set up an account.
You are responsible for using the sites according to the Terms, and you are responsible for your activity on the sites and for all activity that occurs under your account, should you choose to create one.
If you create an account, you agree to:
You will not use the sites to:
Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable law
Resell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise convert the software underlying the sites; or monitor the site’s availability, performance, or functionality for any competitive purpose, or develop a competing product or service using the Content available on the site;
Contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any person featured on the site; or to otherwise use contact information provided on the Site for unauthorized purposes.
Any unauthorized use of the site or its content may subject you to civil or criminal liability and may result in SYLC.it terminating your use of the site. SYLC.it reserves the right to exclude any user from the site, including any SYLCer or Donator, at its sole discretion.
You recognize that if you breach these Terms, it may cause SYLC.it and others to suffer irreparable loss, damage, and harm in an amount not easily ascertained. You therefore agree that SYLC.it may immediately seek an injunction against you to stop your distribution, display, or copying of any such content, and you waive any objection to the scope of such an action.
As a donation’s platform, we rely on user-generated content to run our website. This section covers the rules you need to abide by and the permission you give us when submitting any content to SYLC.it.
When you submit content to SYLC.it, you represent that you have all the necessary rights, licenses, waivers and releases to post, email, or upload the content. You’re also responsible for the legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright of any such content.
While you retain ownership of the works you create or submit to SYLC.it, such as the project essay, you grant us and others working on our behalf a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive, fully-paid, and fully-sublicensable license to use any submission, and any portion of a project, in furtherance of site’s purposes and activities and to promote SYLC.it, the sites, and its programs. This includes the right to copy, publish, display, create derivative works, and make other uses of the submission and license others to do the same, for SYLC.it purposes, whether your campaign is funded or not.
Any questions, suggestions, ideas, feedback, or other information about the site or content provided by you to SYLC.it are non-confidential.
SYLC.it is entitled to unrestricted use and dissemination of these submissions for any purpose—commercial or otherwise—without acknowledgment or compensation to you.
SYLC.it may preserve any content and may also disclose content if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, applicable laws, or government requests; to enforce these terms; to respond to claims that any content violates the rights of third parties; or to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of SYLC.it, its users, or the public.
If any content you upload or post to the site contains your name, image, or likeness, you hereby release and hold harmless SYLC SMPC and its contractors and employees from all claims of invasion of privacy, publicity, libel, or any other claims made by you or any successor to such claim in connection with the content you provided.
This section describes the process you agree to should there be any copyright concerns regarding Content on our Sites.
We will process and investigate clear notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) and other applicable intellectual property laws with respect to any alleged or actual infringement.
If you’d like to submit a claim of copyright infringement, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
This section outlines what’s additionally required of you when creating a SYLCer account on SYLC.it
By registering for a SYLCer account with SYLC.it, you acknowledge and agree that:
You are a “SYLCer,” meaning that:
No local law, regulation, or institutional policy prohibits your use of the site, and you have obtained all necessary authorization from by your educational institution and/or school district ("Institution") to enter into this Agreement.
From time to time, SYLC.it may contact you through email or by phone (including automated calls and messages) about your account, project, or use of the sites. Even if you “opt out” of a correspondence, you’re still responsible to be aware of any information or updates we send about your account.
SYLC has sole discretion to approve projects submitted by SYLCers. By creating a campaign on our site, you acknowledge and agree that:
The activity you propose is legal, and you have the necessary permissions from your institution, the club or the athlete to create the campaign and promote it to be funded.
You, your friends or family members will not financially benefit from the project unless you are an athlete, or you have special approval from SYLC.it. For approvals please contact email@example.com
You have the right to upload all data or information that you provide on behalf of yourself, your Institution, or its students. You are solely responsible for obtaining these rights, permissions, and authorizations before submitting this content to SYLC.it
You have obtained all necessary prior written consent from the athletes, fans and clubs who are shown, referenced, or otherwise identified in the content that you choose to provide to SYLC.it, using the permission form provided by SYLC.it and any other applicable permission forms or releases as determined by your institution. You will only post photos for which you have obtained signed permission slips from the parent(s) or legal guardian(s), and you can present those permission slips to SYLC.it upon request at any time.
If you create a campaign on behalf of your institution, club or athlete, you agree to take full responsibility for the project in all scopes (legal, tax, financial).
SYLC.it is not required to treat any submission as confidential and will always post campaigns requesting funding alongside the club or athlete name. By submitting a campaing as a SYLCer you give the approval to SYLC.it to be able to create receipts and invoices under your name for any donation that was made to your campaign. Also you give the approval to SYLC.it to send an email with the above receipt/invoice to the email of the donator.
There are a few ways to donate through SYLC.it. You can give directly to campaigns and in the near future purchase a gift code and purchase account credits. This section defines what you agree to when placing such donations.
Donations to Projects
Each donation made to SYLC.it goes to the e-wallet of the SYLCer. There are no monthly or yearly fees to a SYLC platform basic profile usage. In the near future the SYLC premium profile will be available on charge. Every donator is charged for the donation value & any additional costs created by his/her bank and payment institute for any reason.
SYLC platform charges 0.50€ every donator plus a flat net fee of 5.00% per transaction on the value of every transaction through Viva. For PayPal services (available from 10.10.2021) there will be a flat net fee of 7.50%. Those fees can be subject to change at any time. Those fees are automatically deducted from the total amount being paid to any Clubs & Athletes (SYLCers). The platform will always publish a notice in case of any change in the above policy. Promotional events or new services are always subject to the platform commercial policy.
Withdraw from SYLC account to Bank account
Every Club & Athlete (SYLCers) barried with the additional cost to transfer the amount from their SYLC wallet to their bank/payment institute account. Clubs & Athletes (SYLCers) are burder with any additional fees, after the withdrawl from the platform, occurded by their bank/payment institute that have officialy declare during their registration to the platfrom. Clubs & Athletes (SYLCers) are also responsible for paying all fees and applicable taxes assciated to the usage of the platform. In all withdrawal requests there is a flat charge of 2€/request. For that reason we strongly suggest to procced with withdrawal requests for more than 100€. For that reason the suggested minimum account for withdrawal is 100€.
SYLC platform don't charge or procced any of the above fees, for payments that are declined before the check out is completed successfully. In case of chargeback, Clubs & Athletes (SYLCers) aggred to be liable for any associated costs or payment of funds in case that money has been sent already to Clubs & Athletes (SYLCers). Bank deposits take 2-5 business days to arrive from the time they are sent.
If our payment partners need more information, you will receive an email from them or from SYLC directly asking to upload an identity document (driver’s licence, passport, national ID) or a bank statement (in printed or digital form). This extra information is to ensure your account’s security and to confirm that funds can be withdrawn to your bank account.
If you receive one of these emails, you’ll be prompted to follow a link to upload the necessary documentation. We recommend checking back within 1-2 business days on your SYLC account to see if information is still required or if the verification process is complete. If you experience trouble uploading these documents, please contact our team.
By placing a donation with SYLC.it you agree that:
Third Party Websites
This section describes how SYLC.it links to websites, and what that means for you.
The sites may provide links to other websites (“Linked sites”) as a convenience to you. Such Linked sites are not maintained by SYLC.it, thus SYLC SMPC is not responsible for the content, products, services, policies, or activities of those Linked sites. The inclusion of any link to such Linked Sites does not imply endorsement by SYLC.it of the Linked sites.
This section describes how the use of the sites is at your own risk, and that SYLC.it makes no warranties of any kind.
You expressly understand and agree that your use of the sites, including the content and resources and experiences funded through use of SYLC.it, is at your sole risk. The site and all sontent are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, without warranty of any kind. SYLC SMPC hereby expressly disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to this site and the content, including without limitation, all express or implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement.
SYLC.it makes no warranty that: (i) this Site and its Content: are accurate, complete, timely, continually available, uninterrupted, virus-free, or error-free; (ii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the site or its content will be reliable; (iii) any errors in the content will be corrected; and (iv) the site or the service that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components or free of any breach of security (including data breach). In addition, we make no representation about the suitability of the content for any purpose. You (and not SYLC.it) assume the entire cost and risk of using this site and its content. SYLC.it retains the right to restrict use of the sites, in any manner it deems appropriate.
Limitation of Liability
This section explains how we are not liable for any damages resulting from your use of our sites.
In no event shall SYLC.it, its agents, affiliates, licensors, and service providers, and, in each case, their directors, officers, representatives, employees, subcontractors, advisors, volunteers, or anyone else who has been involved in the creation, production, or delivery of the sites and the content contained thereon (collectively “SYLC.it and its affiliates") be liable for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation: direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages, damages for loss of products, use of data or other intangible losses resulting from the use of any of the Sites, the content contained thereon, or any linked site, or with the delay or inability to use the sites or the content contained thereon, (including any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation of transmission, computer virus, or equipment or network failure) whether based on contract, tort, strict liability, or otherwise, even if there is negligence by SYLC SMPC and/or any authorized SYLC.it representative or any person has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
You understand and agree that your use of the Sites is predicated upon your waiver of any right to sue SYLC SMPC and its affiliates and to participate in any class action suit for any losses or damages resulting from your use of the sites. Where applicable law does not permit the limitation of liability, implied warranties, or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages set forth above, the aggregate liability of SYLC.it shall not exceed one hundred euro (100€).
SYLC.it has no control over the conduct of or any information provided by donators and SYCLers, or any user(s), and hereby disclaims all liability in this regard to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in the content, for any loss of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any such content.
This section describes how this Agreement can be terminated by you or SYCL.it, and what you agree to when that happens.
You may terminate this Agreement by contacting us to firstname.lastname@example.org to cancel your account as donator or SYLCer, as applicable, and stopping all use of the sites. You may also use the specific link from profile menu.
SYLC.it may take any action against you that we deem necessary or appropriate if we believe that you are violating the terms, infringing any intellectual property right or other right of any person or entity, violating any law, or creating liability for SYLC.it. We will take all appropriate legal action, including, without limitation, referral to law enforcement. We may also terminate, suspend, or limit your access to all or part of the site and the content for any or no reasons, including, without limitation, any violation of this agreement, in our sole judgment, and without warning or prior notice.
Severability and Construction
If any provision of this agreement is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, the remaining provisions will remain in effect. The section headings are for convenience only and do not have any force or effect.
Resolution of Disputes & Governing Law
This agreement contains a binding arbitration provision which may be enforced by the parties.
Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to your use of any aite or this agreement must be brought within six (6) months after the cause of action arises, or such claim or clause of action is barred, and shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the Greek legislation to be heard and adjudicated by one arbitrator to be mutually chosen by you and SYLC.it. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party.
Any dispute, controversy, or claim arising out of or related to this agreement or the Site is governed by the laws of Greece and Athenian Courts.
You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts Athens, Attiki, Greece with respect to such any litigation arising out of or related to your use of this site or with respect to these terms, waiving all affirmative and legal defenses regarding jurisdiction, forum, and venue.
The arbitration shall be conducted in Athens, Attiki, Greece and claims regarding the judgment of the arbitrator (including entry of judgment on the arbitration award) shall be brought in and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the city courts located in Athens, Attiki, Greece, and you waive all affirmative and legal defenses in respect to any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections. Either you or SYLC.it may seek any interim or preliminary relief from a city court of competent jurisdiction in Athens, Attiki, Greece, as may be necessary to protect the rights or property of you or SYLC.it pending the completion of arbitration.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold SYLC.it and its affiliates harmless from and against any and all loss, liability, claims, causes, actions, damages, or penalties including reasonable attorneys' fees incurred in connection with any claim made by any third party due to or arising out of the following
Your use of any site or content in violation of any term of this agreement or any applicable law or regulation;
Breach of your representations and warranties as set forth in these terms;
Any content you provide to SYLC SMPC or the site;
Any technical, security, or other disruption to the site or systems transmitting the site to you to the extent such disruption is related to your actions;
Any action taken by us during or as a result of any investigation by us into you.
You agree that you’ll cooperate with us in the defense of any claim. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.
This agreement, including the terms specifically applicable to donators and SYLCers, and other policies and notices SYLC.it may post on the sites, constitute the entire agreement between SYLC.it and you in connection with your use of the sites and supersedes any prior agreements between SYLC SMPC and you regarding such matters, including prior versions of this agreement. The terms of this agreement are effective until terminated. In the event of termination, the disclaimers, limitations of liabilities, and indemnities set forth in this agreement will survive.
Updates to this Agreement
We may revise this agreement at any time. By your continued use of the sites, you agree to be bound by future revisions. If we make a material change to this Agreement we may post advance notice on the site, and if you are a donator or a SYLCer with an active account, we may also notify of any such changes via the email we have on file for you, or otherwise as required by law, and request your consent to such changes.