Terms of Service

Welcome to www.sourcexchange.net (our “Platform”). Our Platform is an online marketplace for digital products. These Terms of Service (the “Terms”) constitute a legal agreement between you and SOURCEXCHANGE LTD (no. 15500004) of West Yorkshire, Halifax, United Kingdom, governing the use of our Platform and our Services.

The use of our platform is governed exclusively by these Terms, unless otherwise contractually agreed in individual cases. Any deviating terms of service of the users are expressly rejected.

The legal relationships between Buyers and Creators are governed by the separate contracts to be concluded between them.

  1. Our services

    1. We provide the technological requirements for the use of our platform in accordance with the following provisions and to the extent described therein.
    2. We provide users with an account.
    3. We carry out public relations work for the platform. The type and scope of public relations for our platform and/or the projects are at our discretion.
    4. You communicate with our platform through independent online access, for example via a web browser.
    5. Subject to you agreeing to abide by these Terms, we hereby grant to you a revocable, non-exclusive and non-transferable license to use our Platform on these Terms.
    6. By registering for an Account, which involves providing us with certain mandatory and voluntary information as required for a successful registration and using our Platform, you agree and acknowledge that:
      1. you have read the terms set out in these Terms and agree to be bound by and comply with them; and
      2. you shall ensure that all Buyers of your Account abide by these Terms.
    7. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Account and you are responsible for all activities that occur under your Account. You agree that all actions carried out by any person through your Account shall be deemed to be an act carried out by you, and you shall ensure that all persons who have access to and use your Account are authorised to do so. We are not responsible for any loss, damage or liabilities arising as a result of or in connection with the wrongful, fraudulent or illegal use of your Account.
    8. We reserve the right to, without any notice, explanation or liability and in our sole discretion, refuse to allow you or suspend your access to our Platform or your Account at any time, or remove or edit content on our Platform.
    9. We reserve the right to change, modify, suspend or discontinue any portion of the Services, our Platform or any services provided by us in connection with any of the foregoing at any time. You agree that access to or operation of any of the foregoing may from time to time be interrupted or encounter technical difficulties.
    10. Supplemental Terms of Service or documents that may be posted on the Platform from time to time are hereby expressly incorporated herein by reference. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to make changes or modifications to these Terms at any time and for any reason.
    11. It is your responsibility to periodically review these Terms to stay informed of updates. You will be subject to and will be deemed to have been made aware of and to have accepted, the changes in any revised terms of service by your continued use of the Platform after the date such revised terms of service are posted.
    12. The information provided on the Platform is not intended for distribution to or use by any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject us to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction or country.
  2. Your relationship with sourceXchange

    1. sourceXchange does not offer the services and merely provides the technical and organisational infrastructure to ensure the proper conduct of transactions on the Platform.
    2. sourceXchange does not itself become a contracting party to the contracts concluded exclusively between the Users.
    3. Users themselves are responsible for compliance with legal requirements and the assertion of claims arising from the contracts they have concluded. In particular, sourceXchange does not guarantee:
      1. the accuracy and completeness of the statements and declarations made in relation to the Services offered,
      2. the Services offered as such; and
      3. the conduct and performance of the relevant Buyer/Creator, respectively.
    4. Users are required to comply with applicable laws when using the Platform and Service.
    5. It is each Creators own responsibility to ensure that their offers are lawful and do not infringe the rights of third parties.
    6. The content published on sourceXchange by the respective Users is generally not reviewed by sourceXchange and does not represent the opinion of sourceXchange.
    7. sourceXchange is entitled to check the personal details of the Creators by means of suitable official documents in order to confirm the correctness of the data entered.
    8. sourceXchange can only perform a limited review of the Documentation and Qualifications provided by Creators. Therefore, no guarantee can be given for the accuracy of the Services provided by the respective Creators.
    9. sourceXchange is not a mediator or arbitrator but offers limited dispute resolution services if service was not as described or Creator is not responding whether trough electronic means or customer support. Any such decision made shall be binding on both parties.
    10. Subject to the forgoing, the service for Buyers is limited to giving them the opportunity to get to know Creators and the service for Creators, is limited to giving them the opportunity to create a profile, through which other Users are encouraged to contact them, at their own initiative. sourceXchange does not guarantee that Users will find suitable Creators or that Creators will find suitable Users.
    11. sourceXchange assumes no liability for the content that Creators provide, nor the ability to fulfil the requirements for a by the Creators advertised service or also any information provided by the Creators.
    12. sourceXchange has no influence on the offers made by Creators.
    13. sourceXchange reserves the right to delete the Creators’ profile in the case of false information and gross violations of these Terms without prior notification or naming of reasons. In the case of gross deception, falsification of documents or other wilful misrepresentation, sourceXchange will take appropriate action, including legal action.
  3. Prices and Payment

    1. The prices stated for the respective services by Creators shall apply at the time the order is placed.
    2. The prices shown on the Platform are final and include the statutory value added tax, insofar as this is applicable to the respective service and a Service Charge of 2.9% + 0.25.
    3. The applicable prices are shown in the respective service description. The Buyer undertakes to pay this price. Payment is due upon ordering the service or product.
    4. Prices and methods of payments are published on the Platform, the content of which is included in these Terms by reference.
    5. Payment is considered to be completed when the money is credited to sourceXchange’ account or a third party, collecting fees on behalf of Creators.
    6. The Buyer is solely responsible for ensuring that the payment made is correct and abiding by any taxes applicable in their own country of residence.
    7. The Buyer is solely responsible for paying for third-party services (such as services communications, Internet, etc.) required to receive services.
    8. Payments services of sourceXchange are processed by a payment service provider acting on the basis of an agreement with sourceXchange. All rights and obligations arising in relation to the payment process are directly between the payment service provider and the Buyer.
    9. sourceXchange does not process or have access to any of the Buyer’s personal payment or bank details provided in connection with the settlement of payments.
    10. sourceXchange does not store the details of bank cards on their resources, including servers, cloud storage, etc.
    11. In the event of default in payment, sourceXchange may suspend the continuation of all current orders, irrespective of the exercise of other rights.
  4. Creator Renumeration and Pay-out

    1. When providing content available for purchase on sourceXchange, the Creator will be required to select a price for the content.
    2. When a Buyer purchases content, sourceXchange calculates the gross amount of the sale as the amount actually received by sourceXchange from the Buyer. From this, sourceXchange will subtract any Transaction Taxes and a 2.9% + 0.25 service and processing fee, and any amounts paid to third parties in connection with the content to calculate the net amount of the sale.
    3. sourceXchange reserves the right to change the service and processing fee described in 4.2 at any time.
    4. sourceXchange is not responsible for currency conversion fees, wiring fees, or any other processing fees that you may incur. Your revenue report will show the sales price and your converted revenue amount.
    5. sourceXchange and the Creator each expressly agree and understand that they are creating an independent contractor relationship, and that the Creator shall not be considered an employee of sourceXchange for any purpose. The Creator is not entitled to receive or participate in any medical, retirement, vacation, paid or unpaid leave, or other benefits provided by sourceXchange to its employees.
    6. The Creator is exclusively responsible for all Social Security, self-employment, and income taxes, disability insurance, workers’ compensation insurance, any other statutory benefits otherwise required to be provided to employees, and all fees and licenses, if any, required for the performance of the services hereunder.
    7. All funds eligible for Withdrawal will be held on your behalf at an account with sourceXchange’ Payment Services Provider. All payment services, including withdrawal services, will be provided by sourceXchange’ Payment Services Provider.
    8. The Creator's sourceXchange profile can be associated with only one account from each sourceXchange withdrawal method. A Payment Service Provider withdrawal account can be associated with only one sourceXchange profile.
    9. For security concerns, sourceXchange may temporarily disable a Creator’s ability to withdraw revenue to prevent fraudulent or illicit activity. This may come as a result of security issues, improper behaviour reported by other Users, or associating multiple sourceXchange accounts to a single withdrawal provider.
  5. User Representations

    1. By using the Platform, you represent and warrant that:
      1. all registration information you submit will be true, accurate, current, and complete;
      2. you will maintain the accuracy of such information and promptly update such registration information as necessary;
      3. you have the legal capacity, and you agree to comply with these Terms;
      4. you are not under the age of 13. All users who are minors in the jurisdiction in which they reside (generally under the age of 18) must have submitted verifiable consent of, and be directly supervised by, their parent or guardian to use the Site.
      5. you will not access the Platform through automated or non-human means, whether through a bot, script, or otherwise;
      6. you will not use the Platform for any illegal or unauthorised purpose;
      7. your use of the Platform will not violate any applicable law or regulation.
    2. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, we have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Platform (or any portion thereof).
  6. No reliance on information

    1. Commentary and other materials posted on our Platform are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed; they are there for guidance purposes only.
    2. sourceXchange makes no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on the Platform is accurate, complete or up to date.
  7. Technical requirements and responsibility

    1. Users are responsible for ensuring that the technical requirements for access to and use of the respective services are met.
    2. This applies in particular to the hardware and operating system software used, the connection to the Internet, the firewall settings (if any) and the current browser software. The User shall carry out necessary and reasonable adjustment measures himself/herself and shall bear the costs for the Internet connection in order to be able to access the services.
    3. sourceXchange does not guarantee that the services offered can actually be used with the User's device.
  8. Uploading content to our Platform

    1. You irrevocably and unconditionally represent and warrant that any of your content uploaded to our Platform complies with our Privacy Policy and the DPA/GDPR and any other applicable laws.
    2. You are fully responsible for your content uploaded to our Platform. We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for:
    3. the content or accuracy of any content or data uploaded by you, by us on your behalf, or any other User of our Platform; or
    4. the loss of any content or data (whether in physical or digital form) provided to us by you. You should keep a record of all such content and data.
    5. We will only use the content uploaded by you for the purposes of providing the Services, carrying out our obligations in this Agreement and any other purpose expressly set out in this Agreement or otherwise agreed between us. We will not otherwise disclose or distribute the content uploaded by you, save for when required by law, a court of competent jurisdiction or any governmental or regulatory authority.
    6. We may use the content uploaded by you for the purpose of data analytics or to implement artificial intelligence or machine learning. Any such content shall be anonymised and used only for the purposes of improving the Services and our response to Users of the Platform.
    7. We have the right to disclose your identity to any third party claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our Platform constitutes a violation of their rights under applicable law.
  9. Contribution License

    1. By posting your Contributions to any part of the Platform, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to us an unrestricted, unlimited, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free, fully-paid, worldwide right, and license to host, use, copy, reproduce, disclose, publish, broadcast, retitle, archive, store, cache, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, transmit, excerpt (in whole or in part), and distribute such Contributions (including, without limitation, your image, and voice) for any purpose, commercial, advertising, or otherwise, and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such Contributions, and grant and authorise sub-licenses of the foregoing. The use and distribution may occur in any media formats and through any media channels.
    2. This license will apply to any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed, and includes our use of your name, company name, and franchise name, as applicable, and any of the trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, and personal and commercial images you provide. You waive all moral rights in your Contributions, and you warrant that moral rights have not otherwise been asserted in your Contributions.
    3. We do not assert any ownership over your Contributions. You retain full ownership of all of your Contributions and any intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights associated with your Contributions. We are not liable for any statements or representations in your Contributions provided by you in any area on the Platform.
    4. You are solely responsible for your Contributions to the Platform, and you expressly agree to exonerate us from any and all responsibility and to refrain from any legal action against us regarding your Contributions.
    5. We have the right, in our sole and absolute discretion,
      1. to edit, redact, or otherwise change any Contributions;
      2. to re-categorise any Contributions to place them in more appropriate locations on the Platform; and
      3. to pre-screen or delete any Contributions at any time and for any reason, without notice.
    6. We have no obligation to monitor your Contributions.
  10. Restrictions

    1. Except as expressly set out in this Agreement or as permitted by any applicable law, you undertake:
      1. not to reproduce, copy, modify, adapt, translate, publish, display, communicate, transmit, sell, exploit or use the whole or any part of any Service, our Platform or any of the contents therein for any commercial or other purposes;
      2. not to disassemble, decompile, reverse-engineer or create derivative works based on the whole or any part of the source code of our Platform nor attempt to do any such thing, or to reproduce, display or otherwise provide access to the Services, our Platform or any of the contents therein, including but not limited to framing, mirroring, linking, spidering, scraping or any other technological means;
      3. not to provide or otherwise make available our Platform in whole or in part (including but not limited to program listings, object and source program listings, object code and source code), in any form to any person without prior written consent from us;
      4. to include our copyright notice on all entire and partial copies you make of our Platform on any medium;
      5. to comply with all applicable technology control or export laws and regulations; and
      6. not to disrupt, disable, or otherwise impair the proper working of the Services, our Platform, or servers, such as through hacking, cyber-attacks (including but not limited to denial-of-service attacks), tampering or reprogramming.
  11. Intellectual Property Rights

    1. You acknowledge that all intellectual property rights in our Platform anywhere in the world belong to us, that rights in our Platform are licensed (not sold) to you, and that you have no rights in, or to, our Platform other than the right to use them in accordance with these Terms.
    2. Any intellectual property rights in content uploaded by you to our Platform shall continue to belong to you or their respective owners. You agree that you grant us a royalty-free and non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, publish, and display such intellectual property rights for the purposes of performing the Services, promotional purposes, internal administrative purposes and any other purposes set out in these Terms, including for the purpose of improving the Services and our responses to Users of the Platform.
    3. You acknowledge that you have no right to have access to our Platform in source code form.
    4. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded from our Platform in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, sequences, or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
    5. You must not use any part of the content on our Platform for commercial purposes not specified on our Platform without obtaining a license to do so from us or our licensors.
  12. Acceptable Use Policy

    1. You may use our Platform only for lawful purposes.
    2. You may not use our Platform:
      1. in any way that breaches any applicable local or international laws or regulations;
      2. in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
      3. to send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards as set out in our prevailing Terms of Service as amended from time to time; and
      4. to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar device code designed to adversely affect the operation of any device software or hardware.
    3. You also agree:
      1. not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our Platform in contravention of the provisions of our Terms; and
      2. not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
      3. any part of our Platform;
      4. any equipment or network on which our Platform is stored;
      5. any software used in the provision of our Platform; or
      6. any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
  13. Suspension

    1. We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of our Acceptable Use Policy through your use of our Platform.
    2. When a breach of this Agreement has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.
    3. Failure to comply with our Acceptable Use Policy constitutes a material breach of these Terms upon which you are permitted to use our Platform, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:
      1. immediate temporary or permanent cancellation of your right to use our Platform;
      2. immediate temporary or permanent removal of any Contribution;
      3. issuance of a warning to you;
      4. legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including but not limited to reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach;
      5. further legal action against you; and/or
      6. disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.
    4. We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of this Acceptable Use Policy. The responses described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.
  14. Submissions

    1. You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback, or other information regarding the Platform ("Submissions") provided by you to us are non-confidential and shall become our sole property. We shall own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these Submissions for any lawful purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you.
    2. You hereby waive all moral rights to any such Submissions, and you hereby warrant that any such Submissions are original with you or that you have the right to submit such Submissions. You agree there shall be no recourse against us for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your Submissions.
  15. Platform Management

    1. We reserve the right, but not the obligation to:
      1. monitor the Platform for violations of these Terms;
      2. take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in our sole discretion, violates the law or these Terms, including without limitation, reporting such User to law enforcement authorities;
      3. in our sole discretion and without limitation, refuse, restrict access to, limit the availability of, or disable (to the extent technologically feasible) any of your Contributions or any portion thereof;
      4. in our sole discretion and without limitation, notice, or liability, to remove from the Platform or otherwise disable all files and content that are excessive or are in any way burdensome to our systems;
      5. otherwise manage the Platform in a manner designed to protect our rights and property and to facilitate the proper functioning of the Platform.
  16. Availability of the Platform

    1. Our Platform is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We give no warranty that our Platform will be free of defects and / or faults. To the maximum extent permitted by the law we provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility and satisfactory quality.
    2. sourceXchange accepts no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Platform resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war or legal restrictions and censorship.
  17. Corrections
    There may be information on the Platform that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions that may relate to the Platform, including descriptions, pricing, availability, and various other information. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update the information on the Platform at any time, without prior notice.

  18. Privacy

    1. For the purposes of applicable data protection legislation, sourceXchange will process any personal data you have provided to us in accordance with our Privacy Policy available on the sourceXchange Platform or on request from sourceXchange.
    2. You agree that if you have provided sourceXchange with personal data relating to a third party:
      1. you have in place all necessary appropriate consents and notices to enable lawful transfer such personal data to sourceXchange and
      2. that you have brought to the attention of any such third party the Privacy Notice available on the sourceXchange’ Platform or otherwise provided a copy of it to the third party.
    3. You agree to indemnify sourceXchange in relation to all and any liabilities, penalties, fines, awards, or costs arising from your non-compliance with these requirements.
  19. Term and Termination

    1. These Terms shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Platform. Without limiting any other provision of these Terms, we reserve the right to, in our sole discretion and without notice or liability, deny access to and use of the Platform (including blocking certain IP addresses), to any person for any reason or for no reason, including without limitation for breach of any representation, warranty, or covenant contained in these Terms or of any applicable law or regulation. We may terminate your use or participation in the Platform or delete your account and any content or information that you posted at any time, without warning, in our sole discretion.
    2. If we terminate or suspend your account for any reason, you are prohibited from registering and creating a new account under your name, a fake or borrowed name, or the name of any third party, even if you may be acting on behalf of the third party.
    3. In addition to terminating or suspending your account, we reserve the right to take appropriate legal action, including without limitation pursuing civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.
  20. Limitation of Liability

    1. We are not liable for the completeness, accuracy or correctness of any information uploaded on our Platform and any Related Content. You expressly agree that your use of the Services and our Platform, including reliance on any Advice, is at your sole risk.
    2. You agree not to use the Services, our Platform and the Related Content for any re-sale purposes, and we have no liability to you, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising under or in connection with these Terms (including but not limited to the use of, or inability to use, the Services, our Platform or any other website or software) for:
      1. loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
      2. business interruption;
      3. loss of anticipated savings;
      4. loss or corruption of data or information;
      5. loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
      6. any other indirect or consequential loss or damage.
    3. Nothing in these Terms shall limit or exclude our liability for:
      1. death or personal injury resulting from our negligence;
      2. fraud; and/or
      3. any other matter in respect of which we are prohibited under applicable law from limiting or excluding our liability.
    4. Our Platform is not intended to serve a record-keeping function and we shall not be liable for any loss of data or content.
    5. These Terms set out the full extent of our obligations and liabilities in respect of the supply of the Services and our Platform. Except as expressly stated in these Terms, there are no conditions, warranties, representations or other terms, express or implied, that are binding on us. Any condition, warranty, representation or other term concerning the supply of the Services and our Platform which might otherwise be implied into, or incorporated in, these Terms whether by statute or otherwise, is excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  21. No Waiver
    In the event that any party to these Terms fails to exercise any right or remedy contained herein, this shall not be construed as a waiver of that right or remedy.

  22. Previous Terms
    In the event of any conflict between these Terms and any prior versions thereof, the provisions of these Terms shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

  23. Severance
    If any of the provisions of this Agreement are found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by any court or other authority, that / those provision(s) shall be deemed severed from the remainder of this Agreement. The remainder of this Agreement shall be valid and enforceable.

  24. Law and Jurisdiction
    These Terms of Service and the relationship between you and sourceXchange shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Law of England and Wales and sourceXchange and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

These Terms of Service were last updated on Thursday, 4 May 2024