Terms of Service

Welcome to Nordic 9.

INTRODUCTION

Nordic 9 provides a data platform tracking competitive intelligence about transactions between investors and unlisted companies from Scandinavia. We also provide access to data, tools and technology to find competitive intelligence related to business opportunities from Scandinavia.

By signing up or otherwise using the N9 services, websites and software applications or accessing any content or material that is made available by Nordic 9 through the Service you are entering into a binding contract with the Nordic 9 entity indicated at the bottom of this document.

Your agreement with us includes these Terms of Service and our Privacy Policy (refered to as "Agreements"). You acknowledge that you have read and understood the Agreements, accept these Agreements, and agree to be bound by them. If you don’t agree with (or cannot comply with) the Agreements, then you may not use the Nordic 9 service, features or content.

The Agreements cover important information about Nordic 9 services provided to you and any charges, taxes, and fees we bill you. The Agreements include information about future changes to the Agreements, export controls, automatic renewals, limitations of liability, privacy information, a class action waiver, and resolution of disputes by arbitration instead of in court.

By using Nordic 9, you agree to be bound by the following Terms of Service:

1. USE OF THE SITE, THE SERVICE PROVIDED AND PAID SUBSCRIPTIONS
You may access and use the site and the content made available to you on the site in accordance with these Terms of Service for your particular research purposes in connection with your internal business operations, but not for commercial exploitation or any other use prohibited by these Terms of Service.

Nordic 9 provides provides a data platform tracking competitive intelligence about transactions between investors and unlisted companies from Scandinavia. We also provide access to data, tools, reports, software services and technology to find competitive intelligence related to business opportunities from Scandinavia.

Some of those N9 services are provided to you free-of-charge. Other N9 services require the acquisition and payment for certain licences for features use which can be accessed accordingly. If you accessed this Terms of Service agreement, you understand you are bound to the terms and conditions and to the price list for those licenses available on the website, on their respective acquisition pages. Nordic 9 can add new services and features, free or paid, and can modify current prices at any time and without further notice. (please also refer to the PAYMENTS AND CANCELLATION Section from below)

The Nordic 9 services available after the payment has been made, currently referred to as the “Paid Service”, are specifically described on the Nordic 9 website on their respective pages. The N9 service that does not require payment is currently referred to as the “Free Service”. Please also note that all the related taxes, tarrifs or commisions charged by third parties for payments made by you via credit or debit card, or via bank transfer or any other methods, are your responsibility.

If you cancel your subscription to the Paid Service, or if your subscription to the Paid Service is interrupted (for example, if you change your payment details), you may not be able to re-subscribe for the Paid Service. Note that the Paid Service may be discontinued in the future, in which case you will no longer be charged for the Service (as also specified in PAYMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS section below).

2. REGISTRATION AND PASSWORDS
Parts of the content provided on Nordic 9 is not available to the public. It may only be accessed with valid login credentials provided pursuant to your license agreement and in accordance with these Terms of Service. You are required to register for a single user account with a user name and password. You must complete the registration process by entering your general contact information in the "My Account" section including current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the form. 

You are responsible for all use of your account, user name and password and for preventing unauthorized use. If you believe there has been unauthorized use, you must notify Nordic 9 immediately by emailing hello@nordic9.com. Nordic 9 may suspend, disable or change your account, user name or password at any time.

3. LIMITATIONS ON USE
Except for the limited rights to download, store and print Content set forth in the FAIR USE POLICY in Section 4, you agree not to otherwise download, store, reproduce, republish, transmit, display, distribute or take screen shots of any portion of the Content or Site.

The N9 Service and the Content are the property of N9. We grant you a limited, non-exclusive, revocable licence to make use of the N9 Service. This Licence shall remain in effect until and unless terminated by you or N9. You promise and agree that you are using the Content for a non-commercial use and that you will not redistribute or transfer the Nordic 9 Service or the Content. Please note that the N9 software applications and the Content are licensed, not sold, to you.

You agree to abide by our guidelines and not to use the N9 service, the content, or any part thereof, in any manner not expressly permitted by the Agreements.

You further agree NOT to
(a) sell, rent, lease, loan, transfer, sublicense or otherwise make available or permit access to the Content or Site to any third party;
(b) modify, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any portion of the Content or Site;
(c) use or attempt to use any deep-link, scraper, robot, bot, spider, data mining, computer code or any other device, program, tool, algorithm, process or methodology or process having similar functionality, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the Content or Site;
(d) violate the security of the Site or attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site, Content or Nordic 9’s computer systems or networks connected to any server associated with Nordic 9, through hacking, password mining or any other means;
(e) use the Site or Content retrieved from the Site in any manner that infringes or violates the rights of Nordic 9 or any third party;
(f) use the Site or Content in any manner that is unlawful or harms Nordic 9, its service providers, suppliers or any other user, including any use for improper investment purposes in any entity that is the subject of any Content.

4. FAIR USE POLICY
Contingent upon other usage limits of your license agreement with Nordic 9, you may incorporate limited data derived from the Content into presentations and reports for use solely in connection with your internal business operations.

Neither downloading nor printing shall be done for the purpose of obtaining a substantial part of such data and / or information or subset thereof. Subject at all times to Nordic 9’s retained ownership thereof, you also have the right to distribute in the ordinary course of your business limited extracts of the data derived from the Content, both internally and externally to your employees, affiliates, clients and/or prospective clients, in the form of charts, graphs, graphics, pitch books, presentations, statistics, research reports and other reports; provided that in any case you include source attribution to Nordic 9. If you would like to publish parts or aggregate data derived from the Content outside of your subscribing organization, on channels such as social media or emails, you must attribute Nordic 9 as the source of the data. If you would like to obtain permission to publish or incorporate aggregated data, you may seek permission by emailing Nordic 9 a copy of your proposed publication via email to hello@nordic9.com.

5. DATA CONTRIBUTIONS
Users may contribute data to Nordic 9. Such data contributions are voluntary; however, any Contributor acknowledges that Nordic 9 may use any data so contributed without restriction, unless a specific written agreement to the contrary has been entered into by N9.

In contributing such data, the Contributor hereby agrees that its contribution does not breach any confidentiality agreement, copyright or intellectual property right (at law or in equity) or other agreement, or violate any law, and the Contributor acknowledges that N9 may use such data for any purpose and assume copyright thereof. 

User hereby grants Nordic 9 a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to use User Content in providing the Service. In the event that User submits or provides corrections, updates, improvements, feedback, data or other changes (together “User Contributions”) to the Service for the general use of Nordic 9 and other Nordic 9 Users, User hereby grants Nordic 9 a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free license to use, copy, distribute, display, modify and make derivative works from such User Contributions as part of the Service. User Contributions include all data and information provided by User to create or have created a new company profile on N9’s platform.

The data underlying the Content from N9 has been obtained from sources that are believed to be reliable but neither N9 nor any third party providing data through the Site guarantee the accuracy of the underlying data or any projections based thereon. You must verify all information.

6. RESERVATION OF RIGHTS
All right, title and interest (including all copyrights and other intellectual property rights) in the Site and Content belong to Nordic 9 and its suppliers. Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Service, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, under copyright or other intellectual property rights. You agree that the Site and Content are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. You agree not to remove or obscure the copyright or other notices contained in Content retrieved from the Site including but not limited to any copyright or other notices included on the printable profiles.

7. USER DATA HANDLING
Nordic 9 uses third party software for collecting data users via Google Analytics. The objective of this is providing a better experience for the users and is compliant and respects Google's Terms and Conditions as well as their Privacy Policy. More info about how Google collects, handles and uses data can be found here.

8. NO OFFER OF SELLING OR OTHER INVESTMENT SERVICES
The Site and all content are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute, and should not be construed as soliciting or offering any investment or other transaction, identifying securities for you to purchase or offer to purchase, recommending the acquisition or disposition of any investment, or otherwise providing any financial, tax, legal or other advice of any nature whatsoever.

If you seek advice rather than information, then you should obtain an independent advisor, and you hereby agree that you will indemnify Nordic 9 and any of its affiliates and hold them harmless in any proceeding (in law or equity) for any damages, liability, or other loss (including legal fees) arising out of or relating to any decisions of any nature you make or refrain from making following your use of the Site or any Content. Except for providing information, Nordic 9 and the Site do not provide any other services.

9. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The Site may contain external links to other web sites. The Linked Sites are not under the control of Nordic 9 and nordic 9 is not responsible for the contents of any linked site, including without limitation any content contained in a Linked Site or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Nordic 9 is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Nordic 9 of the site or any association with its operators.

10. PAYMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS
Paid Services can be purchased directly from the Nordic9.com website by paying a periodical subscription fee (i.e. monthly, yearly etc); or by making a pre-payment giving you access to the N9 Service for a specific time period (i.e. weekly, monthly, trimestrial, yearly etc). If you have purchased a Paid Service, your paid subscription will automatically terminate at the end of the pre-paid period, or when there is an insufficient pre-paid balance to pay for the Paid Service.

When you register for a Paid Service, you consent to get access to the Paid Service immediately. A valid credit card is required for accessing the paid service accounts. Free accounts are not required to provide a credit card number. When a user signs up for a subscription service the credit card provided by the user will be charged immediately for the respective plan. The recurring payment plan is billed in advance on a monthly basis and will continue to accrue until User cancels the account, regardless of how frequently or infrequently the User use the Service. Refunds will not be granted for unused Service.

For credit card purchase, you understand that payment processing and storage of your credit card information are handled by Netopia SRL (www.mobilpay.ro). User hereby authorizes INordic 9 to use Netopia for payment processing.

Please note that if you cancel your pre-paid or subscription payment service or and/or terminate any of the Agreements before the end of the existing paid period we will NOT refund any fees already paid to us.

If Nordic 9 decides to suspend or terminate the current Terms of Service agreement, your access on this page represents your specific acceptance that any prepaid or subscription payment service will not be reimbursed.

If you decide to suspend or terminate the current Terms of Service agreement, your access on this page represents your specific acceptance that any prepaid or subscription payment service will not be reimbursed.

Nordic 9 may terminate the Agreements or suspend your access to the Nordic 9 Service at any time, including in the event of your actual or suspected unauthorised use of the service and/or content, or non-compliance with the Agreements. If you or Nordic 9 terminate the Agreements, or if Nordic 9 suspends your access to the N9 Service, you agree that N9 shall have no liability or responsibility to you and Nordic 9 will not refund any amounts that you have already paid, to the fullest extent permitted under applicable law.

The parties expressly acknowledge and agree that Nordic 9 has set its fees and entered into the agreement to provide the service in reliance upon the limitations of liability specified herein, which allocate the risk between user and Nordic 9 and form a basis of the bargain between the parties.

To learn how to terminate your Nordic 9 account, please contact Customer Support at the email hello@nordic9.com. You may terminate the Agreements at any time. In case of refunds, the refund method will depend upon the payment method.

Nordic 9 may change the price for the Paid Subscriptions, Pre-Paid Period (for periods not yet paid for), from time to time, and will communicate any price changes to you in advance and, if applicable, how to accept those changes. Price changes for Paid Subscriptions will take effect at the start of the next subscription period following the date of the price change. As permitted by local law, you accept the new price by continuing to use the N9 Service after the price change takes effect. If you do not agree with the price changes, you have the right to reject the change by unsubscribing from the N9 Service prior to the price change going into effect. Please therefore make sure you read any such notification of price changes carefully.

11. CUSTOMER SUPPORT
For customer support with account-related and payment-related questions, please contact our customer service department using the email hello@nordic9.com. We will use reasonable endeavours to respond to all Customer Support Queries within a reasonable time frame but we make no guarantees or warranties of any kind that any Customer Support Queries will be responded to within any particular time frame and/or that we will be able to satisfactorily answer any such queries.

12. CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
Nordic 9 respects the intellectual property rights of others and asks that everyone using the Site do the same. Anyone who believes that their work has been reproduced on the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement may notify Nordic 9 via email at hello@nordic9.com with specific details of the infrigement case.

13. CONFIDENTIALITY
Any personal data, including name, address, phone number or email, that you may transimt via the N9 platform, email or any other mean, may be used in accordance to the Privacy Policy.

Any other means of communication, or materials you may transmit via the platform, such as questions, comments, suggestions or other messages or materials will be considered as non confidential and unprotected by determined intellectual properties. You also hereby agree that the N9 platform could use any ideas, concepts, know how, or techniques you may transmit to us for any given purpose.

14. AGREEMENT TO CONTACT
It is possible that N9 may send you notifications or other messages related to the subscription services, new features or services or maintenance. The notifications will be send via email. By entering into this page you hereby agree to receive such emails.

15. WARRANTY OF THE SERVICE AND DISCLAIMER
Nordic 9 endeavours to provide the best service but you understand and agree that the N9 service is provided *as is* and *as available*, without express or implied warranty or conditioning of any kind. You understand and agree that you use the N9 service at your own risk.

All data, information and opinions from the N9 website and services are provided without any warranty, implicit or explicit. Nordic 9 cannot guarantee that the services provided will fully satisfy your requirements and necessities.

Even though N9 makes considerable efforts to provide information and data from sources we consider to be trustworthy, N9 cannot guarantee that all the information, data or opinions from the Nordic 9 website and services are 100% correct, complete and trustworthy. Data, information and opinions from N9 platform are provided for personal use for informational purposes, and may be changed without any further notice.

None of the data or information from the N9 platform constitues advice of investment, juridical, fiscal or any othe nature and N9 must not be the basis for an investment decision. Before making such an investment decision, we highly recommend to ask for professional and relevant advice. (please also refer to NO OFFER OF SELLING OR OTHER SERVICES section above). You agree that any data or information, whether oral or in writing obtained by you from Nordic 9, shall NOT create any warranty on behalf of Nordic 9 in this regard.

Nordic 9 cannot be liable or responsible for any damages or losses caused by major force, interruptions, data losses, errors or defects of software and hardware, specific warranties for any given purpose, data accuracy, quality of data and information content, system integration, third parties damages that relied on software or data provided by N9. All will be in conformity with the local law, where applicable.

16. WARRANTY DENUNCIATIONS
There are no implicit or explicit warranties regarding the materials from N9. The materials are provided on *as is* and *as available* basis.

Nordic 9 denounces, as stated by law, any expressed or implicit warranty, including, but not limited to, implicit warranties of commercialization or use for a specific purpose. Nordic 9 does not provide any warranty of uninterrupted or error-free service, or that the defects will be remedied, or that the website, mobile applications, newsletters or servers are virus free or free of any damaging components.

Nordic 9 doesnot provide any guarantee that the materials provided by the platform are correct, exact or trustworthy. In the unlucky case that you will suffer any damages because of your access of N9 platform or of using the data, info or features provided by the platform, you will be responsible and will fully cover the costs of service, remedy or fixing those damages.

Nordic 9 will not be responsible under no circumstance - including but not limited to negligence - by any special damage resulted by the usage or by the inability of using the materials of the N9 platform. The same result will be applicable in the case of N9 being warned about the possibility of damage occurence. In any case, the liability of N9 for damages, losses or others - be them in contract, including, but not limited to, negligence, or in any other ways - cannot be higher than the amount paid (if that is the case) for accessing the N9 platform. Some jurisdictions do not permit the exclusion of implicit warranties or the limitations of damages, as such some of the above-mentioned provisions may not be applicable to your specific case.

17. SERVICE LIMITATIONS AND MODIFICATIONS
Nordic 9 will make reasonable efforts to keep the N9 Service operational. However, certain technical difficulties or maintenance may, from time to time, result in temporary interruptions.

To the extent permissible under applicable law, N9 reserves the right, periodically and at any time, to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, functions and features of the N9 Service, with or without notice, all without liability to you, except where prohibited by law, for any interruption, modification, or discontinuation of the Nordic 9 Service or any function or feature thereof.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, if you have prepaid fees for Paid Services that N9 permanently discontinues prior to the end of the Pre-Paid Period, N9 will refund you the balance with the remaining amount in prepaid fees for the remaining period after such discontinuation. You understand, agree, and accept that N9 has no obligation to maintain, support, upgrade, or update the Service, or to provide all or any specific content through the Service.

At the same time, Nordic 9 cannot be held responsible for any case in which the services cannot be accessed by users, for an unlimited period, due to technical or commercial reasons.

Any person using, testing or evaluating the N9 services and features understands and agrees with the risks related to their quality and performance. Nordic 9 cannot take any responsibility, in any case, for any damages, including but not limited to direct or indirect damages caused by the use, performance or its output and deliverables, even in the case of a notice of a damage possibility.

Nordic 9 cannot take any responsibility and be held liable for the collected information, received or resumed via the N9 platform or its features and services. You have the obligation to respect the law related to obtaining, sending or receiving of such information.

18. LIMITED RESPONSIBILITY
Under no circumstance, Nordic 9 or its affiliates cannot be liable for any damaged (including but not limited to direct damages, incidental, subsequent, indirect or punitive) even though the possibility of occurence of such damages - incurred or related by access, use, search or connection to N9 website and services - is explicitly given.

Nordic 9 cannot be made liable of user data confidentiality if the authentification data was obtained by a third party without any N9 implication. Such situations may include:

- using N9 services on a device that is used by a third party
- typing the user and passwork in the presence of other people and in plain sight
- informatic attacks or technologica lvulnerabilities.

Nordic 9 cannot be responsible for technical difficulties in using the N9 interface or in data processing.

Any N9 user uses the services in good faith and fully responsible. The final N9 product and features  are obtained automatically, unfiltered by humans and as such being provided without any explicit or implicit warranty.

19. MODIFICATIONS TO TERMS OF USE
Nordic 9 reserves the right to change these Terms of service at any time. Updated versions of the Terms of service will be posted in the Terms of Service section of the Site and any such modifications will be effective upon the posting of such updated terms. Your continued use of the Site or Content constitutes your binding acceptance of such modifications. Please check the Terms of service each time before you access the Site to determine whether a change has been made to these Terms of service. If you do not agree to any changes in these Terms of service as they may occur, please arrange to terminate your registration with the Site immediately and discontinue your use of the Content and the Site.

20. GENERAL
If any part of these Terms of Use is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be replaced with a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of these Terms of service will continue in effect.

The section titles in these Terms of service are solely used for the convenience of the parties and have no legal or contractual significance. Nordic 9 may assign these Terms of service, in whole or in part, at any time with or without notice to you. You may not assign these Terms of Use or assign, transfer or sublicense your rights, if any, in the Site or Content. Nordic 9’s failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive its right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. Except for any subscription agreement entered into by you and Nordic 9, these Terms of service constitute the entire agreement between you and Nordic 9 with respect to the Site and Content and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications of any kind between you and Nordic 9 with respect to the Site and Content.

21. JURISDICTION
Unless otherwise required by a mandatory law of a member state of the European Union or any other jurisdiction, you and Nordic 9 agree that any controversies or claims resulted from using the platform and services will be governed by the Romanian law, without regard to choice or conflicts of law principles. Any claim, dispute or controversy will be subject exclusively to the Romanian courts from Bucharest (Romania) jursidiction.

22. CONTACT
If you have any question about the N9 Terms of Service or the Agreements, please contact N9 customer service at hello@nordic9.com

Thank you for using Nordic 9!

Contracting entity on behalf of the Nordic 9 platform:

SC Knopad Software SRL
str. Vlaicu Voda 7, sector 3
Bucharest, Romania
RO17040794

Updated November 10, 2017