The Code of Conduct, as may be amended, supplemented or revised from time to time, forms an integral part of the MetaVerse-M Terms and Conditions. All participants must comply with this Code of Conduct, in full.
The Code of Conduct has been prepared to protect the rights and safety of all. However, each participant is and remains responsible and liable for its actions and MetaVerse-M assumes no responsibility or liability in that respect. For the avoidance of doubt, MetaVerse-M is not responsible for content on third party websites, and does not accept any liability for content on third party websites.
Each participant must comply with all laws, rules and regulations that are applicable to their activities, including but not limited to those pertaining to marketing, privacy, social media, consumer protection and advertising. Further, each participant must further comply with all applicable industry best practices and guidelines.
Each participant must in any event:
refrain from any illegal, unlawful or inappropriate acts, such as, but not limited to: criminal acts (e.g. discrimination, racism, defamation, abuse, phishing, fraud, SPAM etc.), tortuous acts, copywrite infringement, trade mark infringement or infringement of any other IP rights, privacy infringement, the use of malware or spyware etc.;
refrain from using personal information about someone (including his/her/their name) unless the participant has the prior written approval from the relevant individual;
comply with all guidelines set forth by relevant authorities, such as consumer and market authorities, including, but not limited to: the Dutch ‘Autoriteit Consument en Markt’, the US Federal Trade Commission and any similar authority in all relevant or applicable jurisdictions. As well, each participant must guarantee that all promotions are clear and honest and that all promotions comply with consumer and advertising guidelines regarding testimonials and endorsements. Participant shall never use the word “free” or use a substantially equivalent claim, except if such claim is factually accurate;
not make any misrepresentations or publish misleading information;
modify or hide any specific disclosures or disclaimers;
observe and comply with the terms, conditions, guidelines and policies of all third party services they use, including but not limited to social media services, search engine marketing systems and other third party services;
not circumvent any security measures;
not create the impression that the website of the participant or its services are endorsed directly by MetaVerse-M;
not display any content next to or one click away from third party content, if such third party content in itself would be in violation of this Code of Conduct;
comply with all data protection laws, rules and regulations in all relevant jurisdictions;
comply with all reasonable requests from MetaVerse-M team.
In case a participant makes use of automated systems or software for its activities, that participant shall make sure that the use thereof shall not lead to a breach of this Code of Conduct. The relevant participant is responsible and liable for any actions so taken.
A participant is solely responsible and liable for the development, operation and maintenance of its website(s) and database(s) and for any and all content that may appear on its website(s). For the avoidance of doubt, MetaVerse-M is not responsible for content on third party websites and does not accept any liability for content on third party websites. Participant shall ensure that all its activities comply with relevant legal rules and regulations regarding SPAM (such as, but not limited to: the CAN SPAM Act 2003 and the EC Directive 2002/58, which is enacted in the Netherlands in the Dutch Telecommunications Act), and shall ensure that at least the following terms are met:
all email lists must be opt-in lists whereby the recipient has pre-approved and agreed to receive email messages specifically from the participant. No rented, leased or third party lists may be used; a participant may not advertise in any way that effectively conceals or misrepresents its identity, its domain name or their return e-mail address or wallet;
the participant is the sender of the email, pursuant to (anti-)SPAM rules. This includes that (i) the participant must be identified in the “From:” field of the email, (ii) the participant must state in the email how the participant obtained the recipient’s email address, and (iii) the participant must make clear that MetaVerse-M is not the sender of the email.
In case of an alleged breach of this Code of Conduct by a participant, that participant shall comply with all investigations and requests from or on behalf of MetaVerse-M and shall provide all information necessary in connection with such investigation or inquiry.
Participant acknowledges that in the event that participant has breached this Code of Conduct, its name and address may in certain circumstances be disclosed by MetaVerse-M to a third party.