General Terms & Conditions
These Terms & Conditions (these “Terms”) apply to and govern your use of the network of restaurant-workspaces and related services (the “Service”), the mobile application Places (the “App”) and/or the website https://joinplaces.co including any sub-domains (the “Website”). The Service, App and Website are provided by Places AB, a Swedish limited liability company registered under registration number 559213-9694 (the “Company”).
By downloading or using the App, or by using the Service through the Website, you confirm that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by these Terms. If you accept these Terms on behalf of a company or other legal entity, or you represent that you have authority to bind such legal entity, the term “you” and/or “your” will refer to such entity (or if such entity is acting as an authorized third party, then the terms “you” and “your” will refer to such entity, the authorizing part(ies) or both, as applicable).
When downloading the App, or using the Service through the Website, you will receive a non-exclusive, non-transferable and revocable license to use the Service, the App and the Website in accordance with these Terms. Any use of the Service, the App or the Website other than as specifically authorized herein, without the prior written permission of the Company, is strictly prohibited and will automatically terminate the license granted herein.
The Company reserves the right to, at any time, update, change, modify or withdraw the Service, the App or the Website without incurring any liability whatsoever.
2. User account
To be able to use the Service, you must create a user account. You undertake to state correct and complete information when registering the user account, and to keep the information updated.
You are solely responsible and liable for all access to, and all actions and activities conducted under your user account and shall immediately inform us about any unauthorized use of or access to your user account.
We reserve the right to suspend or terminate a user account at our sole discretion. A user may cancel his/her user account at any time, without prior notice.
3. Representation and warranties
The Service, the App and the Website are provided, to the extent allowed under law, “as is” and “as available” without any representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, including but not limited to merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, quiet enjoyment, or non-infringement. The Company does not warrant that the Service, the App or the Website will (i) meet your requirements or expectations; (ii) be available on an uninterrupted, secure or error-free basis; or (iii) not cause any latency or processing delays. The Company does not warrant the accuracy, timeliness, reliability, truthfulness, or completeness of any information obtained through the Service, the App or the Website. No information, whether oral or written, will create any warranty or representation not expressly made herein.
Your use of the Service, the App and/or the Website is at your own risk and account. Through your use thereof, to the extent allowed under law, you waive all rights to claim damages as result of your use or the Company’s failure to provide the Service, the App or the Website in a satisfying manner.
The foregoing exclusions and disclaimers are an essential part of these Terms and formed a basis enabling the Company to offer the Service, the App and the Website to you. The laws of certain jurisdictions do not allow exclusion or limitation of certain warranties and/or damages. If those laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers may not apply to you in full and you may have additional rights.
4. Personal data
We collect and process the personal data that you provide to us (e.g. when you register your user account).
5. Intellectual Property Rights
Any information, software, data or other materials developed or provided by the Company or its licensors used by the Company to provide the Service, the App and the Website, including all intellectual property rights (such as but not limited to copyright, trademarks, trade names or trade dress) therein, shall remain the sole and exclusive property of the Company or its licensors.
Unless explicitly allowed to do so by prior written permission by the Company, you agree not to sell, license, rent, sublicense, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display or perform, publish, adapt, edit, disassemble, decompile or create derivative works of the Service, the App or the Website.
The Service, the App and the Website may contain content provided by a third party. Such content may be protected by copyright, trademark or another right covered by law. You agree to abide by and maintain all copyright and other legal notices, information, and restrictions contained in any such content you access.
6. Payment & Fees
All applicable fees are set out in our price list, available at the Website. Unless otherwise specified, payment shall be made in advance by credit card/direct debit where the Member has an Account with the Company. Fees will be charged on a pre-pay basis on the day you book a daily plan or the month for when you accept a monthly membership plan. All fees will be processed by Stripe, the Company’s third party payment processor, in accordance with Stripe’s terms and conditions. Fees are not refundable.
Unless your monthly membership plan has been purchased for a pre-paid period, your payment to the Company will automatically renew at the end of the applicable subscription period, unless you cancel your monthly membership plan before the end of the then-current subscription period. The cancellation will take effect the day after the last day of the current subscription period. We do not provide refunds or credits for any partial subscription periods.
We reserve the right to change the fees at any time. In case of cancellation or termination, we will not refund any payments.
The Company reserves the right to suspend the Service and/or App upon your failure to pay for the Service and/or App.
The Company, at its sole discretion, may make promotional offers/discounts with different features and different rates to any of its customers in the form of discount/promotional codes. These promotional offers, unless made to you or entered by you as discount/promotional codes, shall have no bearing whatsoever on your offer or contract. The Company may change the fees for its Website or Spaces as it deems necessary.
A monthly membership plan may not be transferred or assigned.
7. Use of spaces
If you use the Spaces, you agree to be bound by and comply with any additional terms, conditions, and policies provided by the owner, tenant, and/or property manager of the Spaces (the “Space Owner”) relating to the use of a specific Space, including compliance with building security procedures and IT access and use procedures (collectively, the “Venue Policies”). The Company and/or the Space Owner may record your activity in the Space for the purpose of your and other members’ security. The Venue Policies may be provided in electronic format through the Website or in hardcopy format.
While you use a Space, the Company and/or the Space Owner may provide the following services: (a) exclusive use of a workstation within the Space; (b) furnishings, including work space and chairs; (c) access to shared internet connection; (d) heat, air conditioning, electricity, and bathroom facilities; and (e) beverages, including coffee, tea, and hot and cold water, condiments, and light snacks. Reasonable measures will be taken to accommodate larger groups of paying members.
You acknowledge that the Spaces will be shared spaces, and that the Space’s personnel, other Places users, and their guests will use the Space simultaneously with your use. The Company will use commercially reasonable efforts to enforce this Agreement with respect to Places users, but assumes no responsibility for the actions of such users, of their guests or of the Space’s personnel. You understand that neither the Company nor the Space Owner is responsible for any property you may leave behind in a Space.
You further agree that: (i) you will only use the Spaces for lawful purposes; (ii) you will not use the Spaces for any illegal or inappropriate purposes, including gambling, prostitution, pornography, sexual activity, drug or human trafficking, money laundering, drug use, alcohol abuse, violent or threatening behavior, bigotry, bullying, hate speech, or any other purpose reasonably likely to reflect negatively on the Company or the Space Owner; (iii) you will not violate any local, state, or federal law or regulation; (iv) you will not smoke or vape in the Spaces; (v) you will not light or allow any candles, incense sticks, or open flames in the Spaces; (vi) you will not use the Space in a retail or whole sales, or other capacity involving frequent visits by members of the public; (vii) you will not disparage, dilute, tarnish, or otherwise harm the Restaurant or its relationships with its customers in any way; (ix) you will not compete with the business conducted by the Restaurant; (x) you will not solicit, induce, or encourage the Restaurant’s employees or contractors to terminate his, her, or their relationship with the Restaurant; (xi) you will not impersonate any person or entity or falsify or otherwise misrepresent affiliation with any person or entity; (xii) you will not engage in any disruptive, circumventive, abusive or harassing behavior; (xiii) you will not access, tamper with, or use any non-public areas of the Restaurant (including the bar, kitchen, basement, office, and storage areas); (xiv) you will not violate the privacy or intellectual property rights of others; (xv) you will not make excessive noise in the Spaces, or create any noise or conduct any other activity which would, in the Company’s judgment, disturb other persons in the Space; (xvi) you will follow all additional regulations regarding the Space as may be communicated by the Space Owner, or through the Website, posted signs, or otherwise; (xvii) you will not use the Spaces for sending or storing any unlawful material or for fraudulent purposes; (xviii) you will not have mail or packages delivered to the Spaces unless given prior express written consent by an officer of the Company; (xix) you will not install, remove, or modify any fixtures, equipment, machinery, or appliances in the Spaces; (xx) you will not damage, injure, deface or destroy the Spaces or anything in the Space and understand that you may be held liable (and do hereby authorize the Company to charge you) for the replacement or repair cost for all damage to the Spaces and items therein during your use thereof; (xxi) you will not use the Spaces to cause nuisance, harassment, annoyance or inconvenience; (xxii) you will not impair the proper operation of the Spaces and will not try to harm the Spaces in any way whatsoever; (xxiii) you are responsible for leaving the Spaces in a clean and tidy condition; and (xxiv) you will leave the Spaces at the end of the rental period or as otherwise directed by the Company or the Space Owner.
You further acknowledge that your use of the Spaces does not create a lease between you and the Company or the Space Owner, but is rather a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferrable, contractual license on the terms of this Agreement. In its sole discretion and without limiting any of the Company’s other rights hereunder, the Company may restrict your access to the Spaces in the event of fraud, trespassing, illegal activity, or violation of any of the terms of conditions of this Agreement.
8. Third Party Services
The Service, the App and the Website may from time to time use and integrate with third party services or websites. You agree that the Company does not have any control over, or assume any responsibility for, such third party services or websites with regard to, for example, their functionality, handling of data or any contractual relations between you and such third party.
You understand and acknowledge that the terms of agreement with your respective mobile network provider (“Mobile Provider”) will continue to apply when using the Service or the downloaded App or when accessing the Website on your mobile device. As a result, you may be charged by the Mobile Provider for access to network connection services for the duration of the connection while accessing the mobile application and you accept responsibility for any such charges.
9. Changes & Termination
The Company may, from time to time, update these Terms. Changes shall become effective upon your acceptance of the updated Terms.
These Terms apply until terminated. You may at any time terminate these Terms by deleting your user account.
The Company reserves the right to, without prior notice and with immediate effect, at any time and without any reason, modify, limit, suspend or terminate your use of the Service, the App and/or the Website.
Any license granted to you will immediately cease upon termination.
Notwithstanding anything in the above, Sections 3, 5 and 6 of these Terms will survive termination.
10. Limitation of Liability
The Company is not responsible for any damage, loss, or injury resulting from hacking, tampering, or other unauthorized access or use of the Service, the App or the Website.
You agree that the Company and its affiliates will not be liable to you or any third party for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if we and our third party application providers have been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from (i) the use or inability to use the Service, the App or the Website; (ii) the cost of getting substitute goods and services resulting from any products, data, information or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or from the Service, the App or the Website; (iii) unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; (iv) statements or conduct of anyone in connection with the use of the Service, the App or the Website; or (v) any other matter relating to the Service, the App or the Website.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold the Company and its affiliates, assignees, officers, employees and agents harmless from all liabilities, claims and expenses, including but not limited to, legal costs and attorneys’ fees, that are caused or can be related to your use or misuse of the Service, the App or the Website, violation of these Terms, your gross negligence or infringement of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity by you.
If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be limited, modified or severed to the minimum extent necessary to eliminate its invalidity or unenforceability in order for these Terms to otherwise remain in full force, effect and enforceability.
We reserve the right to transfer our rights and obligations under these Terms to a third party.
14. Governing Law, Disputes
These Terms shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the substantive law of Sweden.
Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or in connection with your use of the Service, the App or the Website, or with these Terms, or the breach, termination or invalidity thereof, shall be settled by public Swedish courts, with Stockholm District Court as first instance.