Terms and Conditions

This agreement was written in German. To the extent any translated version of this agreement conflicts with the German version, the German version controls.

§ 1 Scope To use the services on the website www.vostel.de exclusively the following terms and conditions (hereinafter “Terms of Use”) apply. The user can read these conditions at any time on the website www.vostel.de where they are constantly available also for permanent storage to the user. We do not recognize conditions of the user, unless we have expressly agreed in writing.

§ 2 Terms of Reference 1. The Website www.vostel.de (hereinafter “Site”) is a platform around the topic of volunteering. The site is operated by vostel volunteering UG (haftungsbeschränkt), represented byHanna Lutz und Stephanie Frost, Rubensstraße 116, 12157 Berlin(hereinafter “Operator”). 2. The aim of the websit is to connect users interested in volunteering (hereinafter “Volunteers” ), and social, cultural and environmental institutions, initiatives and organizations (hereinafter: “Providers”). Volunteers have the opportunity to search for projects and to register for them. Providers can publish and manage volunteering possibilities. 3. The operator itself does not become contractor between the parties, in particular there are no employment contracts with the operators. The fulfillment of the contracts occurs exclusively between the members. 4. The website offers users the technical possibility in the framework provided by the operator to use the website in order to self-publish content. The information published on the website by members are not checked for their accuracy and do not represent the opinion of the operator. 5. A review of the information package lodged with the registration data is carried out only limited. A liability for the accuracy of the published identity of the user of this website will not be borne by the operator of the platform. 6. User-generated content published on the website is never checked for legality, correctness and completeness. 7. The parties are exclusively responsible for the volunteering, there is no surveillance, reconnaissance or information obligation for the operator. In particular, the providers are responsible that the volunteers perform the assistance under the relevant rules and practices of providers.

§ 3 General principles 1. Users are obliged to observe in the use of the site and other services the legal provisions in force and follow. It is the sole responsibility of each user to ensure that their content is legal and do not violate any third party rights. 2. Members may addresses, names, addresses and email addresses, which they have received through the use of the website, used for any purpose other than for necessary communication for the implementation of the possible use. In particular, it is forbidden to sell these data or to use them for sending advertising, unless the respective data legitimate user has expressly agreed to this in advance.

§ 4 Registration and Publication of applications for providers 1. The use of the website, you must register as a member and create a profile for providers. A license agreement between the operator of the website and the respective provider is concluded by a letter of acceptance and / or by the activation of the Member account. By registering each supplier agrees to the validity of the provisions set here Terms. A claim to conclusion of a license agreement does not exist. The operator expressly reserves the right, offers can not be assumed to use the website in a particular case. 2. The requested data for registration or publication of a possible application must be complete and accurate. 3. The registration as a supplier is carried out by authorized representatives. This can then add additional staff as administrators. Examination of the representation authorization is up here the seller. 4. change after the registration or publication of possible use the data given or content from another user (volunteers) are considered essential information (such as application date or place), the provider is obligated to the information and content to correct immediately. 5. Providers must keep your password confidential and secure access to their member account carefully. They are obliged to inform the operator of the site immediately if there is reason to believe that a member’s account was misused by third parties. 6. The suppliers are liable for all activities that occur under your member account. If a provider is not responsible for the misuse of their membership account, because a violation of existing duties of care is not available, the member shall not be liable. 7. Member accounts are non-transferable. 8. The operator reserves the right to remove member accounts from not fully implemented applications within a reasonable time. 9. The providers give their consent that which they make available content can be viewed for the purpose of execution of this contract on the site for other users and may be made available to other users for the purpose of supply and provision of applications available. 10. The provider explained by the application their consent to obtain information about the theme of the website, functions, uses and innovations by the operator via e-mail. The approval may at any time be withdrawn by simple declaration. 11. The provider explained by transmission, use and integration of content, particularly by that of trademarks, logos and / or other proprietary information (about images, text, page layout, or form) in Member profiles and applications that they to use and sublicense these contents are authorized. The operator is a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use the content issued that are submitted as part of the registration or publication of the possible use of the operator. This license ends when the account or the possible application will be deleted. 12. The operator reserves the right to make editorial changes, the possibilities to correct spelling mistakes, adapt to the style of the texts to the other texts of the site and to modify images. The provider is notified of said changes. § 3 Registration and login to use volunteer opportunities 1. The use of the website to search for social projects is possible without registration. To be able to sign up as a volunteer for a project, users need to make a registration as a member. A claim to registration. A license agreement between the operator of the website and the respective user comes through an acceptance condition (click the confirmation link). By registering every user agrees to the validity of the principles set out here Terms. A claim to conclusion of a license agreement does not exist. The operator expressly reserves the right, offers can not be assumed to use the website in a particular case. 2. The volunteer assures that he is of legal age at the time of registration. 3. The requested data to register as a member or for the possibility of using essential information (eg language skills) must be complete and accurate. 4. When registering a volunteer only individuals may be specified as the owner of the member’s account. 5. change, so the user is obliged after registration the data provided, which are considered by another user as traffic information essential to correct the information and content immediately. 6. Volunteers must keep your password confidential and secure access to their member account carefully. They are obliged to inform the operator of the site immediately if there is reason to believe that a member’s account was misused by third parties. 7. Volunteers are liable for all activities that occur under your member account. If a user is not responsible for the misuse of their membership account, because a violation of existing duties of care is not available, the member shall not be liable. 8. Member accounts are non-transferable. 9. The operator reserves the right to remove member accounts from not fully implemented applications within a reasonable time. 10. The volunteers indicated its agreement that the questions it available content and personal information for a provider are visible once the volunteer has signed up for a the seller associated use possibility. 11. The volunteer explains to the application his consent to obtain information about the issue of platform functions, uses and innovations by the operator via e-mail. The approval may at any time be withdrawn by simple declaration. 12. The volunteers explained by transmission, use and integration of content, especially by that of trademarks, logos and / or other proprietary information (as images, text, page layout, or form) in Member profiles that they to use and sublicense these contents are entitled. The operator is a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use the content granted, which are transmitted to the operator during the registration process. This license ends when the account is deleted. 13. Registration for applications is based on the “First Come – First Serve” principle.

§ 5 Object and scope of the user contract 1. The operator shall provide the members of the site with the described functions. The use of the website or individual features of the site or the scope, individual functions can be used in the can, be subject to certain conditions. 2. The operator reserves the right to introduce measures which delay the publication of content on the site for security reasons. 3. The claim of users to use the website and its functions only within the framework of the current state of technology. A temporary restriction of services is to accept, if this is necessary with regard to capacity limits, the security or integrity of the server or to carry out technical measures, and this is the proper or improved provision of services used (maintenance).

§ 6 penalties, revocation and dismissal 1. The operator may take appropriate measures if there is sufficient indication that a user breaches statutory regulations, rights of third parties, these terms of use or if the operator has any other legitimate interest, in particular to protect the members from fraudulent activities. Suitable measures shall in particular include: • The deletion of contents • The warning by users • Loading / Restriction of use of the website • Preliminary and / or final closure of the Member Account 2. A user may be permanently barred from use of the site if it has false contact details, in particular deposited an incorrect or invalid e-mail address, their membership account transfers, harms other users or the operator to a significant extent, particularly services the operator abused. After a user has been permanently blocked, a claim for recovery of the blocked membership account is excluded. 3. As soon as a user has been blocked, this user may no longer use the site and with other member accounts and do not re-enroll.

§ 7 costs and expense allowances 1. The use of the website is free for volunteers. 2. The use of the website is free of charge for non-profit providers. 3. The operator reserves the right to charge for the deletion of content or for blocking of members for violating the conditions of use for an administration fee if the user is responsible for the violation. This does not apply if the member can prove that damage has not arisen or considerably smaller in magnitude. Likewise, the operator may charge a fee for the re-activation of a suspended member account.

§ 8 Transfer of contract The operator is entitled to transfer with a notice period of four weeks of his rights and obligations under this contract in whole or in part, to a third party. In this case the user is entitled to terminate the license agreement in text form.

§ 9 Exemption The user indemnifies the operator against all claims, which other users or other third parties against the operator for violation of their rights by the users of the website content or for its other use of the website. The user takes over the cost of legal defense of the operator, including all court costs and attorney fees at the statutory rate. This does not apply if the infringement of the user is not represented. The user is obliged to provide the operator in the event of claims by third parties immediately, truthfully and completely make available all information necessary for the examination of the claims and a defense.

§ 10 disruption of site 1. Users may no mechanisms, software or other scripts in conjunction with the use of the website use, which may interfere with the functioning of the site. 2. Users may not take any actions that may cause an unreasonable or excessive load on the infrastructure. 3. Users may not block generated by the operator content, overwrite or modify or intervene in any way interfere with the site. 4. The data stored on the Site Content may not be copied or distributed, nor used in any other way or reproduced without the prior permission of the copyright holder. This also applies to copying in the way of “Robot / Crawler” search engine technologies or other automated mechanisms.

§ 11 Limitation of Liability 1. The operator shall be liable under the statutory provisions for intent and gross negligence, for his legal representatives or other agents. The same applies to the assumption of guarantees or any other strict liability and claims under the Product Liability Act or in a culpable injury to life, limb or health. The operator is fundamentally liable for damages caused by him or his assistants simple negligent breaches of essential contractual obligations, ie those duties whose fulfillment the user may regularly relies and may rely on the proper execution of the contract. In this case, the liability is limited according to the typically occurring, foreseeable damage. 2. The operator shall not be liable for misrepresentation of the users in the profiles and / or applications, or the misuse of such data and information that have reposted the members themselves. 3. The operator assumes no liability for the uninterrupted availability of the system and for system failures, interruptions and / or disruptions of the technical installations, insofar as these are beyond the control of the operator, and he has this not at fault.

§ 12 Written form, applicable law and jurisdiction 1. Unless otherwise agreed, the User may submit all notices to the operator by e-mail via the contact or send them by fax or letter to the operator. The Operator may send notices to the user by email or fax or letter to the addresses which the user has stated as current contact data in his user account. 2. The operator reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time without giving reasons. The amended terms will be sent to members via e-mail at least four weeks before they take effect. Is contradicted by a member of the validity of the new Terms and Conditions within two weeks after receipt of the e-mail, the amended Terms of Use shall be deemed accepted. 3. The license agreement including these Terms of Use is governed by the substantive law of the Federal Republic of Germany. 4. Members who are merchants, legal entities of public law or public special fund, Berlin is the exclusive venue for all of the service contract and these Terms of disputes arising. 5. If any provision of these Terms is or becomes invalid, the remaining provisions shall remain unaffected.