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1) The Service and its Purpose
1.1 Shopping Help -service (hereinafter "Service") is a platform maintained by Mario Luna and Tarina Rauteenmaa where users of the Service (meaning anyone using the Service in any way, hereinafter “user” or “users”) can provide and receive shopping assistance from each other. Helping is based on voluntary work. The recipient of the shopping assistance shall pay the shopper the cost of the purchase and any travel expenses incurred by the shopper if the visit involves travel expenses and the parties also agree to compensate the travel expenses.
1.2 The Service is operated entirely on a voluntary basis, and the administrators of the Service or any other party is not looking for financial profit.
1.3 The Service may not be used for commercial purposes, for example, so that individuals or companies would charge a service fee for shopping help or any other services they provide.
2) Communication in the Service
2.1 The Parties shall agree on the modalities of the purchase and payment exchange, any reimbursement of travel expenses and the necessary security measures in advance by messages.
2.2 The Service is not responsible for the accuracy of any information or messages provided by users or any fraudulent use of the Service.
3.1 It is the responsibility of the users to ensure their own safety in any case when using the Service and outside of it.
3.2 It is the responsibility of the users to follow THL:s current advice on proper protection to prevent the risk of infection. For up-to-date information on Covid19-virus, see for example this link: https://thl.fi/en/web/infectious-diseases/what-s-new/coronavirus-covid-19-latest-updates
4.1 The users of the Service shall agree among themselves on the method of payment for the reimbursement of purchases and whether the recipient of the shopping help shall reimburse the travel expenses. Payment is not made through the Service, but is paid privately between users.
4.2 The Service is not responsible for the completion of payment or for any problems or inconveniences resulting to the user relating to it.
5) Immaterial rights
5.1 The Service and all materials accessible through it are under the copyright of the Service or any possible third party, with the exception of users owning the rights to any text, image or other content that they themselves create in the Service.
5.2 Kimmo Hyvönen owns the exclusive copyright to the logo and the visual appearance of the Service.
5.3 Users of the Service may only upload images, text or other content to which they have full and exclusive rights. The Administrators of the Service are never responsible for the content or its legality added to the Service by the user, but the responsibility for such content is always with the user who added the content to the Service.
5.5 Copying, using or retransmitting material related to the Service in any way or using it commercially otherwise, even partly, is prohibited without written permission from the Service Administrators. Copyright infringement may result in a penalty and liability for the Service or any third party.
5.6 The material of the Service may be freely linked to other websites if the linking is not defamatory or inappropriate. When quoting the material of the Service, the name of the Service and/or link to the website of the Service must always appear in connection with the quotation.
6) Rights, Responsibilities, and Limitations of Liability for Administrators of the Service
6.1 The Service or its Administrator is not a party to any written or verbal agreements made through the Service and is never liable for any direct, indirect, or consequential damages to the user of the Service, parties in connection with the event or third parties. Furthermore, the Administrators of the Service are never responsible that the shopping help or service, product or other commodity agreed upon or given in connection with the aforementioned activity or event does not match what it should have been in terms of condition, quality, quantity or fitness for use according with the description, detail, promises or contracts.
6.2 The user itself is always responsible for assessing the reasonableness and safety of the actions or legal actions he / she takes and the reliability of other users of the Service. The Administrators of the Service are not responsible for any activities that occur through or outside the Service, nor for any direct or indirect damages occurring to its users. Each User of the Service is responsible for complying with good practices, obeying Finnish law and acting fairly and safely in the Service and in the appointments made through it.
6.3 Administrators of the Service do not guarantee the functionality or correctness of any text, images, links or other content posted to the Service. They may contain technical, substantive or other errors or omissions.
6.4 The Administrators of the Service are never responsible for flaws, viruses, communication interruptions or possible previews or content changes, loss, or other damage caused by technical failure, maintenance or installation work.
6.5 Administrators of the Service are never responsible for any infections, illnesses or any other harm that may occur to users of the Service or other parties from the use of the Service, outside of the Service, or relating to any other health, property or other matter.
6.6 Administrators of the service are not responsible for any incompleteness or inaccuracy in the contents of the databases, nor for any direct or indirect damage, inaccuracies or other losses to the user or any third party arising from their use.
6.7 Administrators of the Service have the right, as it deems appropriate, to modify, copy, distribute and delete details shown in the Service in its entirety and other content.
6.8 Administrators of the Service have the right at any time to remove the user from the Service and terminate his / her access to the Service for any reason, without any liability or explanation.
7. User Rights and Responsibilities
7.1 The user agrees to abide by the laws and regulations of Finland and to make good use when using the Service and making interactions through it with other users both inside and outside of the Service, in the meetings agreed through the Service and when giving and receiving services.
7.2 The user is responsible for not passing on or illegally using in any other way material that is copyrighted or protected by immaterial law without the permission of the appropriate party / owner. The user is solely responsible for the penalties which are caused by breaking the obligation above.
7.3 The user is solely responsible for all costs and other consequences arising out of the use of the service and the transmission of activities and services through the Service
8. Regulations concerning the use and actions of the Service
8.1 The use of the Service and related activities are subject to the laws and regulations of Finland. It is prohibited in the Service to:
Provide or receive activities for the purpose of making a financial profit
Display the personal or contact details of individuals without the consent of the person concerned.
Make inappropriate or offensive comments about another user, a specific person, or a limited group of people
Present illegal or offensive material.
Encourage anyone for crime or violence.
Write racist, sexist or homophobic writings or present any material that may be interpreted to discriminate or degrade a specific person or a specific group of people.
Link to files or pages that contains racist, sexist or homophobic writings or any other material that can be interpreted as discriminating or degrading a particular person or group of people.
Write, upload or publish any material that contain pornography, violence or illegal content.
Link to files or pages, which contain pornography, violence or illegal material.
Use unauthorized copyrighted material.
Bulk mail messages.
8.2 The Service accepts no liability for any text, images or other content added to the Service or for any consequential penalties. The user services provided by the Service on the platform are used at the users' own risk.
8.3 Information and other content uploaded or otherwise added to the Service will always be published on the Service and will therefore always be available to all. Never important personal information, sensitive or confidential information, or any other information that you do not want to be made public.
8.4 The users on the Service are independent persons acting on their own behalf and are not agents or employees of the Service or its Administrators.
8.5 The Service reserves the full right to remove any inappropriate or illegal writing, images, links or any content on the Service. Interference can result in the tracking of the user by IP address and, if necessary, a police investigation
9. Other Terms
9.1 The user may read and copy information from the Service for their own, non-commercial use, but a user may never publish, sell, rent, license or otherwise exploit the information in the Service economically without a separate written agreement with the Service.
9.2 The Service does not guarantee the legal or another accuracy of its pictures, text or other content or whether they are up to date.
- Identification information: Name, email address, telephone number, street address
- Login Information: username, password (stored encrypted)
- A self-written description of the user
- Requests and offers submitted by the user to the Service
- Feedback received and provided by the user
- Statistics on the use of the service, such as the number of logins
- The main language used by users for publications
- Information whether the user can also provide assistance with dog walking or whether the user has a car available