Terms and conditions

Zenkliuku amatas, JSC (further - 'Badgecraft') provides web services (further - 'Badgecraft services’) to create, issue and manage digital badges and other achievements in-line with Mozilla Open Badges standard. Badgecraft services are dedicated to all users (private and legal entities - further 'Users') regardless their legal form as long as they comply with the following Terms and Conditions.

  1. Badgecraft services are predominantly for the use by users older than 13 years for the purpose to engage and recognise achievements through Open Badges.
  2. Users of the Badgcraft services will not cause offense to other users by any means; including cyber bullying, use of inappropriate and derogative language, racist, sexist, other discriminatory comments that would be deemed to threaten or demean any user or third party in any way. Users must abide by the rules of the Social Networking Facilities of the Badgecraft services, which include links and associations to Mozilla, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Google+ and the likes. The use of offensive language as part of a username is also strictly prohibited. Discussions, topics and badge issuing that relate to discrimination are acceptable only when aiming to challenge prejudice, reduce stigma and promote equality.
  3. Uploading badge based evidence and links must be appropriate and relevant to the badge description and every effort should be made to ensure images/video footage should be deemed to be non-offensive and not inappropriate. Inappropriate material includes anything deemed to depict extreme violence, nudity or semi nudity, sexual conduct or illegal activity. Badgecraft reserves the right to remove images, comments contributions that are deemed inappropriate as per described in Terms 2 and 4.
  4. Please be considerate when uploading images, files and data to the Badgecraft services. Images for badge creation will be restricted and must not exceed 1.5MB per file. Badgecraft reserves the right to remove images that exceed the limit and/or deemed to have a detrimental impact or effect on the Badgcraft services functionality in anyway.
  5. Do not share any personal information about yourself such as your address, phone number/s or email address when using any of the Social Networking Facilities within the Badgecraft services.
  6. Sharing your personal information is welcomed as an optional opportunity and will be used only to collect some log analytics data from your use of the Badgecraft services so that we may improve our service. We store this data separately from your personal information, and we delete individual datapoints once we have aggregated the data into useful statistics.
  7. Passwords must not, under any circumstances, be shared with others, friends, family members or other associates. The only people who should know your password are you and Badgcraft. The Badgecraft administrative team is solely responsible for managing the Badgecraft services and its content.
  8. Please ensure no attempt to impersonate another user or Badgrecraft administrative staff member, either by using their log in to post comments using Badgecraft services, set up groups or send emails or instant messages or by using a misleading username.
  9. You must not give false or misleading information about yourself or misrepresent yourself or your connection with other users.
  10. Your use constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions as at the date of your signing to use the Badgecraft services.
  11. Badgecraft reserves the right to remove any badges, badge structures and communications from the Badgecraft services that have shown no activity or have not been updated for over six months and will retain the information for audit or investigative purposes only.
  12. You agree to use Badgecraft services only for lawful purposes, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights, or restrict, or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the Badgecraft services by any third party.
  13. Badgecraft does not warrant that the functions contained in the material accessible through Badgecraft services will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that Badgecraft services or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represents the full functionality, accuracy and reliability of the materials. Badgecraft will do it all it can within its capacities but offers no guarantee.
  14. Copyright restrictions: Commercial use or publication of all or any item displayed is strictly prohibited without prior authorisation from Badgecraft. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any licence by Badgecraft to use any item displayed. Badgecraft and users will work towards ensuring that all documents and photos have been published using Badgecraft services do so with the permission of the relevant copyright owners. All rights are reserved on these documents and permission to copy them must be requested from the copyright owners. Uploaded items will remain the sole responsibility of the registered user, but Badgecraft retains the right to freely use the content created and uploaded by users.
  15. Badgecraft takes no responsibility for the content of external Internet sites.
  16. Any communication or material that you transmit to, or post on, any public area using Badgecraft services including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary information.
  17. If there is any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and rules and/or specific terms of using Badgecraft services relating to specific material then the latter shall prevail. All international users do so in accordance to EU Internet legislation and the laws of their own country. For further references on different legislation in force check here.
  18. If these Terms and Conditions are not accepted in full, the use of Badgecraft services will be terminated immediately.
  19. Any user found in contravention of the above Terms and Conditions, will receive a written warning in the first instance. Any repeat offence will result in termination of full Badgecraft user account, and may include details of this decision, and the reasons for it, being passed on to your organisations or any third party as considered appropriate by Badgecraft.
  20. Badgecraft reserves the right to contact an appropriate third party/youth workers/teacher/parents/social workers etc, if it believes that any Badgecraft user is likely to be put in, or is already in, danger from bullying, abuse or danger, in whatever shape that bullying, abuse or personal danger may take shape.
  21. Badgecraft reserves the rights to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting changes online. Your continued use of Badgecraft services after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of this agreement as modified.
  22. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with European laws. Any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the European Courts.
  23. Badgecraft services are owned by Zenkliuku amatas, JSC, registered at Verkiu 5a-59, Vilnius (Lithuania). For any inquires please contact info@badgecraft.eu