These Terms of Use (“Terms”) were last updated on June 20, 2022.

The A.S.I.D.E project company (“The ASIDE project,” “we,” “us,” or “our”, “the Publisher”) welcomes you.

We invite you to access and use our websites, theasideproject.com (“the “Website”, “the websites”, “the Site”).

Our mission is to improve careers and lives through learning. We enable anyone anywhere to learn about the latest topics and gain the future in-demand skills. We consider our e-learning platform model the best way to offer valuable educational content to our users. We need rules to keep our platform and services safe for you, us, and our student and instructor community. These Terms apply to all your activities on the ASIDE PROJECT website, the ASIDE PROJECT mobile applications, our APIs, and other related services (“Services”).

We also provide details regarding our processing of personal data of our students in our Privacy Policy.

Terms of use and conditions

1. Definitions

The following terms, indicated in these General Conditions of Service (CGS) by a capital letter, have the meaning:

  • The Website: the Website accessible from the address www.Artisanatek.com published by the Publisher.
  • The Service: all the tools and services offered by the Publisher via its Website and accessible to any User in compliance with all the General Conditions of Service.
  • The Courses: all the training courses offered for sale to Users by the Publisher via the Site.
  • The Terms : these General Conditions of Service which govern the Website and access to the Service for any User.
  • The User: any natural person registered with the Publisher, after having completed the entire registration procedure and thus being able to access the entire Site and Service.
  • The Internet user: any natural person visiting the Website but without being registered with the Publisher and thus only being able to access the public pages of the Site, and not the entire Site and Service.
  • The Publisher: the Website is published and operated by SAS THE A.S.I.D.E PROJECT COMPANY, a company with a capital of 5000 euros, registered with the Paris RCS under number 893121814, domiciled at 34, Avenue des Champs Elysées  – 75008 Paris, represented by its current Chairman.
  • Registration: the entire procedure allowing an Internet user to become a User and thus have full access to the Website and the Service, under the conditions proposed by the Publisher.

2. General presentation of the Website and the Service

The purpose of the Website is to provide its Users, following their Registration, with a Service allowing them to access and participate in Courses provided entirely online.

These Courses are intended for the User to teach and learn about business, advanced technologies and finances. The Courses are built, produced and presented by the Publisher and academic and industrial experts with know-how in their respective fields. 

The Courses are offered for sale to Users. The Courses are made up of lessons, topics, quizzes, projects and gamifications allowing Users to progress step by step in learning. The lessons are made up of videos including all the detailed content and followed by downloadable resources, articles and  practice cases to fully customize the User’s learning experience and accelerate knowledge assimilation with real life applications. 

The Courses are accessible on the Website from the “Our courses” tab. Each available Course is identified with a title characterizing the skill that is being teached and the topic tackled. By clicking on “See more…”, any User can access a dedicated page presenting the training provided with the description of the lessons and the educational tools made available to Users.

As soon as he/she is registered and connected, any User can order the available Courses. The purchase process is carried out entirely online on the Website. The purchase is paid via the Website by credit card or PayPal account. According to payment, proof of purchase of the Course and payment is received by email by the User. A second email is also sent to the User to inform him of the invoice for his purchase.

The User has unlimited access to the Course to progress at his own pace, ask questions and interact with the instructor and other Course participants, see and review all the lessons and all the teaching tools, and access all the available events based on his membership and the Discord community channels. 

All these services included forms the aside project service. 

3. Accounts

You need an account for most activities on our platform. Keep your password somewhere safe, because you’re responsible for all activity associated with your account. If you suspect someone else is using your account, let us know by contacting our Support Team. You must have reached the age of consent for online services in your country to use the aside project Website.

Any Internet user wishing to access the Service must connect to the Website under the conditions described herein.

Any Internet user completing the Registration procedure expressly declares to be at least 18 years old and to have full legal capacity.

A minor Internet user may become a User with the prior authorization of his parents or guardians, and under their control and responsibility with regard to compliance by the minor User with the T&Cs and with all Course orders.

The Internet user can register for the Website by clicking on the “Login / Registration” tab.

The Internet user completes the information requested in the “Register” tab, namely: his email address, his first and last name, his password for any subsequent connection.

As such, the User undertakes to keep his password confidential. Each User undertakes to take all useful measures to ensure this perfect confidentiality.

Similarly, it is forbidden for a User to communicate his username or email as well as his password to any third party to allow the latter to use his account and follow a Course.

Any connection with a username or email and password irrefutably presumes a connection to the Website and use of the Service by the User to whom these elements belong. Each User is solely responsible for the use of the Service which is made under his identifiers.

In the event of theft or unauthorized communication to a third party of their username or email and password, the User undertakes to notify the Publisher of the incident without delay. Any connection to a User’s account by a third party will be at fault and may result in the deregistration of the User concerned.

At the end of the Registration procedure, the Internet user must imperatively and without reservation accept these T&Cs by ticking the box in front of the words “I have read and I accept the General Conditions of Service”.

This mention must be ticked by the Internet user in order to finalize his Registration.

The Internet user must finally click on the “Register” box at the bottom of the page, in order to finalize his Registration. He then accesses the Site as a User with an account page summarizing his information and thus being able to benefit from the Service.

A Registration confirmation email is sent to him by the Publisher, presenting in particular his User ID for all future connections to the Site.

4. Content enrollment and lifetime access

A Registration confirmation email is sent to him by the Publisher, presenting in particular his User ID for all future connections to the Site.

In order to use the Service, the User must have Internet access for which any costs are at his own expense. The User must have all the necessary equipment and, in particular, a computer, a modem or any other connection tool to ensure this connection to the Internet network and to download data, files and videos.

To connect to the Site, the User must go to the page www.theasideproject.com and enter their username or email, then their password on the “login/registration” tab.

The User can proceed to the purchase of any Course offered on the “Our courses” tab, by clicking on the Course that interests him and mentioning “See more”.

The User accesses a page dedicated to the selected Course, presenting a summary of the Course, the educational tools offered and its price (price including all taxes with the amount of VAT specified).

By clicking on “Register”, the User adds the said Course to his “cart”. The “cart” is also accessible at the top of the page on the right, mentioning the number of Courses selected.

After reviewing the characteristics of the selected Course (title and price), the User can finalize his purchase by clicking on “Validate the order”.

The User accesses a page dedicated to the selected Course, presenting a summary of the Course, the educational tools offered and its price (price including all taxes with the amount of VAT specified).

By clicking on “Register”, the User adds the said Course to his “cart”. The “cart” is also accessible at the top of the page on the right, mentioning the number of Courses selected.

After reviewing the characteristics of the selected Course (title and price), the User can finalize his purchase by clicking on “Validate the order”.

The User accesses the finalization page of his order on which:

  • the User must fill in his contact details. The User must provide accurate, up-to-date and complete information (first and last name, full address and email);
  • Payment can only be made by bank card or using a PyPal account with the related PayPal payment options offered. . The User must choose the type of bank card he has for payment, according to the cards offered;
  • the User must tick on this page the box of acceptance of the CGS written as follows: “I have read and accept the General Conditions of Service”. This validation is imperative. Otherwise, he will not be able to finalize his order.

Then the User must click on “Order” at the bottom of the page to complete the purchase of a Course.

The page of the bank in charge of the payment procedure or the page of PayPal opens. The User is invited to proceed to the payment of his order according to the instructions of the banking institution or PayPal.

At the end of the payment procedure by bank card, a new page opens presenting to the User the summary of his order mentioning his payment.

The Course is then accessible and available to the User.

The User is advised to store or print a copy of the summary page of the order opening on the Site, until receipt of the final order confirmation email sent by the Publisher.

This email from the Publisher is also proof of payment.

It is the reception by the User of the email summarizing the order of the Course which is worth final validation of the order, purchase of the Course and conclusion of the contract between the User and the Publisher. It irrevocably commits the parties.

The User can find the summary of the Lessons ordered on the “My courses” tab present on his personal account.

The information communicated by the User when ordering a Course is binding. The Publisher cannot be held responsible for any error or malfunction in the order due to an error or erroneous information provided by the User.

In the absence of receipt of the order confirmation email and the related payment, the User must contact the Publisher without delay.

If the credit card payment procedure fails, the Course order cannot be finalized. The User is invited to contact his bank to resolve this difficulty and finalize a new order procedure.

The Publisher reserves the right to cancel a User’s order if there is a dispute relating to the payment of a previous order.

The User is informed that for the purpose of improving his service, the Publisher will seek his opinion on his order. For more information about the Personal Data Protection Policy, the User is invited to go to the dedicated page by clicking on this link.

In legal, more complete terms, The aside project grants you (as a student) a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and view the content for which you have paid all required fees, solely for your personal, non-commercial, educational purposes through the Services, in accordance with these Terms and any conditions or restrictions associated with the particular content or feature of our Services. All other uses are expressly prohibited. You may not reproduce, redistribute, transmit, assign, sell, broadcast, rent, share, lend, modify, adapt, edit, create derivative works of, sublicense, or otherwise transfer or use any content unless we give you explicit permission to do so in a written agreement signed by an The ASIDE PROJECT authorized representative. This also applies to content you can access via any of our APIs.

We generally give a lifetime access license to our students when they enroll in a course or other content. However, we reserve the right to revoke any license to access and use any content at any point in time in the event where we decide or are obligated to disable access to the content due to legal or policy reasons, for example, if the course or other content you enrolled in is the object of a copyright complaint, or if we determine it violates our Terms &  Privacy Policy. This lifetime access license does not apply to enrollments via Subscription Plans or to add-on features and services associated with the course or other content you enroll in. 

6. Prices and Payments

The applicable prices are those displayed on the Site, at the time of the order summary and included in the order confirmation sent to the User by the Service.

The prices are mentioned in US dollars and include VAT with a rate that depends on the customers locations and the related applicable taxes. For EU customers the rate considered is of 20%. The prices mentioned in the summary of the order and in the confirmation of the order constitute the final prices and costs, expressed inclusive of all taxes.

For payments by credit card or PayPal, the payment of the order by the User is directly taken into account by the Site as soon as the payment procedure is fully and validly completed by the User on the page of the banking institution in charge. payment processing.

The User is informed that his payment has been taken into account when he receives the Course purchase confirmation email, presenting the User with the summary of his order and mentioning the payment.

7. Refunds policy

Following any order made by a User, this User has immediate and unlimited access to the Course purchased.

Nevertheless, in application of the legal provisions in force (article L. 221-18 of the Consumer Code), the User has a period of 14 days from the conclusion of the contract to exercise with the Publisher his right of withdrawal in case of a course consumption rate less than 20min of the course length, without having to justify reasons or pay a penalty.

For example, for a 2h length course, the User might request a refund within 14 days after his/her purchase if he/she didn’t watch more than 20min of the Course in question. 

This period runs from the receipt by the User of the summary email confirming any purchase of a Course.

In the event of exercise of the right of withdrawal within the aforementioned period, the full amount paid by the User for the order of a Course will be refunded to him, following the processing of his request by the Publisher and the application of bank processing times.

Any User wishing to exercise his right of withdrawal must send a written and specific request to the Publisher:

  • by email to the following address: contact@theasideproject.com
  • via the online contact form on the Site.

8. Proper use of the Service by the User

It is recalled under this article that all the elements of the Site, in particular the structure, the editorial content, the photographs or images, or any other document or Product, of any nature whatsoever, may be protected under intellectual property and image rights for France and/or the whole world.

In accordance with the provisions of the Intellectual Property Code and the Civil Code, only consultation of the content in accordance with the purpose of the Site and the Service is authorized for each User, to the exclusion of any other use.

Except with the prior, express and written authorization of the Publisher, any other use or total or partial reproduction of these elements by a User, for any reason whatsoever, constitutes counterfeiting or an infringement of image rights, which may be penalized for this.

Under these conditions and except with the prior, express and written authorization of the Publisher, any User cannot carry out the following steps within the framework of his consultation of the Site or the use of the Service, it being specified that the list below cannot be considered exhaustive:

  • create archive files from the content of the Service,
  • reproduce, use or reference all or part of the content of the Site or the Service,
  • imitate the content of the Site or the Service for purposes other than private,
  • reproduce and/or distribute the content of the Site on the internet or another medium,
  • access the Site without being registered or use a login ID without authorization.

The User guarantees the Publisher that he will not make any use or exploitation of any element present on the Site which would be likely to violate the rights of the Publisher or of any third party, under any legal provision whatsoever.

In addition, the User guarantees the Publisher that he will not communicate his username and password to a third party which would allow unauthorized access to the Site and Service.

The User undertakes to respect all the rights and rules of good use defined herein.

As such, the User is responsible for any damage suffered by the Publisher or any third party resulting from the violation of these provisions, the law and any legal obligation imposed on it. He must indemnify the Publisher or any third party for any damages that may be charged to him (including the costs incurred for the defense of his rights) as a result of such a violation.

In any case, the Publisher cannot be held liable for any unlawful use of the content made available to the User within the framework of the Service and/or for false declarations or information communicated by a User. as part of its registration for the Service.

The Publisher reserves the right to take, without prior notification, any useful measure in the event of violation of the provisions of this article or of the law, or serious indications of such a violation, without the User being able to claim any compensation from him.

In particular, in the event of non-compliance with these rules of good use of the Service, the Publisher reserves the right to immediately terminate access to the Service for the offending User and, if necessary, to implement all litigation proceedings to obtain compensation for damages suffered.

The Publisher may be required to disclose any content and / or information to comply with applicable laws or if, in good faith, the Publisher believes that such a measure is necessary, such as in the context of legal proceedings. , in particular to enforce these T&Cs, to protect the rights or interests of the Publisher, a User or any third party concerned.

9. Regarding the use of our community groups

Any purchase of a Course from the Publisher allows the User to access multiple discussion groups: 

  • Q&A Group: A group dedicated to the Course and shared between all Users registered for this Course.
  • Community Group: A general group for all the ASIDE PROJECT Users (free and subscribed) 
  • Students Group: A general dedicated group to only registered Users of the ASIDE PROJECT students community 

All the Groups are situated in Our DISCORD PRIVATE SERVER and are subject to these Terms and the Community guidelines as stated in this document. 

Access to each Group is granted by the Admin/Group Moderator based on the User status (Free/Paid) and the Course he/she has enrolled in. 

Each discussion group has the sole purpose of allowing Users participating in a Course to discuss and share their experience and/or questions about this Course or other ASIDE PROJECT COURSES and the know-how taught there.

On this occasion, the Instructor can communicate with the Users participating in his/her Course in the Q&A Group, in order to answer their questions and support them in their learning.

All exchanges occurring on the discussion Groups must respect the rules of good manners, propriety, benevolence and respect. Users must also subject themselves to a duty of discretion with regard to the expression of any political, philosophical or other opinions.

Users participating in a Course may share on the corresponding discussion group, any files, images or photographs, in particular to present their achievements in connection with the Course.

As such, any User grants the Publisher a non-exclusive and non-transferable license, free of charge, for the whole world and for the entire duration of the rights, on all images and photographs transmitted on the discussion forums, in order to allow their recovery and sharing by the Publisher on the Site and its social networks, only within the framework of its institutional and promotional communication.

The User is responsible for all files transmitted to the Site and undertakes not to transmit files containing viruses, which he guarantees to the Publisher.

The User cannot transmit files anonymously and they will therefore be published in the discussion forum under his username.

The User guarantees the Publisher that the files transferred by him to the Site do not violate the rights of third parties or any legal provision. This implies that he undertakes not to transmit to the Site images or photographs in violation of copyright or any other intellectual property right, as well as any other applicable legislation, in particular with regard to the right to the image in case of publication representing a third person.

Any User expressly acknowledges the Publisher’s right to terminate all or part of their right of access to the Site, temporarily or permanently and/or prohibit any subsequent access to the Site, in the event of non-compliance with these provisions.

10. Community guidelines

The ASIDE project company’s community, like any community, functions best when its users follow a few simple rules. By accessing and/or using the Website, you agree to comply with these community guidelines (the “Community Guidelines”) and that:

You will comply with all applicable laws in your use of the Website and will not use the Website for any unlawful purpose;

  • You will not upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available any content that:
    • infringes any copyright, trademark, right of publicity, or other proprietary rights of any person or entity; or
    • is defamatory, libelous, indecent, obscene, pornographic, sexually explicit, invasive of another’s privacy, promotes violence, or contains hate speech (i.e., speech that attacks or demeans a group based on race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, veteran status, and/or sexual orientation/gender identity; or
    • discloses any sensitive information about another person, including that person’s email address, postal address, phone number, credit card information, or any similar information.
  • You will not “stalk,” threaten, or otherwise harass another person;
  • You will not spam or use the Website to engage in any commercial activities;
  • If you post any Registered User Content, you will stay on topic;
  • You will not access or use the Website to collect any market research for a competing business;
  • You will not impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
  • You will not interfere with or attempt to interrupt the proper operation of the Website through the use of any virus, device, information collection or transmission mechanism, software or routine, or access or attempt to gain access to any data, files, or passwords related to the Website through hacking, password or data mining, or any other means;
  • You will not cover, obscure, block, or in any way interfere with any advertisements and/or safety features (e.g., report abuse button) on the Website;
  • You will not use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means to access the Website for any purpose without our express written permission; provided, however, we grant the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the public portions of the Website for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly-available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials;
  • You will not take any action that imposes or may impose (in our sole discretion) an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our technical infrastructure; and
  • You will let us know about inappropriate content of which you become aware. If you find something that violates our Community Guidelines, please let us know, and we’ll review it.

We reserve the right, in our sole and absolute discretion, to deny you access to the Websites, or any portion of the Websites, without notice, and to remove any content that does not adhere to these Community Guidelines.

11. Offer and accessibility of the Service

The Service offered is described and presented to any User of the Site under the terms of these T&Cs.

The Service is accessible to any User following his connection to the Site with his username and password.

In the event of difficulty connecting to the Site due to a forgotten password, the User may automatically generate a new password, by following the procedure from the link “Forgot your password? “.

The User has unlimited access to the Courses he has purchased, it being specified that this access can only take place via the Site and following the maintenance of his Registration with the Publisher. The Service is only available and accessible via the Site.

The responsibility of the Publisher can not be engaged because of a cessation of access to the Site by decision of the User to put an end to his Registration, or following his sanction by the Publisher.

In the event of cessation of the Publisher’s activity, the Site and Service will be maintained for a period of 6 months before the Site closes, putting an end to User Registrations. In this case, the Users will be informed by the Publisher of its situation of cessation of activity and of the 6-month period granted for the finalization of all Courses and/or the continuation of access to the Service.

12. Availability and guarantee of the quality of service and the Service

The Service remains available continuously.

However, it is possible that for maintenance needs, intervention on the Site or the network or following other events or disturbances beyond the control of the Publisher, or in the event of cessation of its activity, the access to the Service is modified, suspended or interrupted.

13. Limitation of Liability

The description and essential characteristics of the Service are presented in the T&Cs present on the Site and accessible by any User.

The Publisher cannot be held liable for any non-substantial difference between the Service received by the User and the characteristics mentioned in the T&Cs.

The Publisher undertakes to implement all the means at its disposal to ensure the proper execution of the Service but it does not have, for all the stages of access to the Site, accessibility of the Service, the order, the customer service or ancillary services, only an obligation of means.

In any case, the Publisher cannot be held liable if the non-performance of its obligations or the delay in the performance of its obligations is attributable to a User, including his computer equipment, or to an unforeseeable event. and insurmountable expenses of a third party to the contract, or to a fortuitous event, or to a case of force majeure as defined by French case law.

Expressly, are considered as constituting in particular cases of force majeure, in addition to those usually retained by legal provisions and case law, the blocking of telecommunications, the blocking of the Internet, the breakdown of equipment broadcasting the Service and normally maintained, the fire, water damage, total or partial strike.

The Publisher cannot be held liable for any inconvenience or damage, direct or indirect, whatever their nature, inherent in the use of the Internet network, in particular a break in the Service, an external intrusion or the presence of viruses. computers. The Publisher also declines any responsibility for the use of the Courses or the images hosted on the Site, apart from their use within the framework of the Service.

All Users are required to ensure compliance with the legislation in force and more particularly the provisions relating to image rights or intellectual property when using the Service or consulting the Site.

The Publisher cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage, including and without this list being exhaustive:

  • resulting from any action by a User in violation of the T&Cs,
  • for any loss or damage to tangible or intangible property, for any material or bodily damage, resulting from the actions of a User in connection with a Course.

The User performs the Courses and related manual activities under his sole responsibility. Consequently, the responsibility of the Publisher cannot be engaged with regard to any damage, of any nature whatsoever, which may occur during manual practice and the learning of a know-how by a User.


14. Termination of access to the Service

Any User expressly acknowledges the Publisher’s right to terminate all or part of their right of access to the Service, temporarily or permanently and/or prohibit any subsequent access to the Service, in the event of non-compliance with the T&Cs as well as in case of force majeure.

Under the same conditions, the Publisher may likewise, unilaterally and at any time, interrupt the provision of the Service to the User.

Any User acknowledges that a refusal to provide the Service, in application of the terms of the T&Cs, may occur without prior notice at any time and with immediate effect.

The Publisher cannot be held responsible for any termination of this access to the Service and its consequences, both towards the User and any other or third party.

15. Intellectual Property

The Website contain material, such as videos, coursework, lesson plans, training modules, photographs, software, text, graphics, images, sound recordings, and other material provided by or on behalf of The ASIDE project company (collectively referred to as the “Content”). The Content may be owned by us or third parties. The Content is protected under both French and foreign laws. Unauthorized use of the Content may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.

Visitors may view all publicly-available Content for their own personal, non-commercial use. Registered Users who have purchased any product or service, may download onto their own machines and view any Content contained in such purchased product or service for their own personal, non-commercial use. Other than as expressly set forth in the immediately two prior sentences, you have no other rights in or to the Content (other than your own Registered User Content that you post to the Website), and you will not use the Content except as permitted under this Agreement. No other use is permitted without the prior written consent of The ASIDE project company. The ASIDE project company retains all right, title, and interest, including all intellectual property rights, in and to the Content. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Content. You may not sell, transfer, assign, license, sublicense, or modify the Content or reproduce, display, publicly perform, make a derivative version of, distribute, or otherwise use the Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use or posting of the Content on any other website, social media page, or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is expressly prohibited.

If you violate any part of this Agreement, your permission to access and/or use the Content and the Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of the Content.

The trademarks, service marks, and logos of The ASIDE project company (the “The ASIDE project Trademarks”) used and displayed on the Website are registered and unregistered trademarks or service marks of The ASIDE project company. Other company, product, and service names located on the Website may be trademarks or service marks owned by others (the “Third-Party Trademarks,” and, collectively with The ASIDE project company Trademarks, the “Trademarks”). Nothing on the Website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use the Trademarks, without our prior written permission specific for each such use. Use of the Trademarks as part of a link to or from any site is prohibited unless establishment of such a link is approved in advance by us in writing. All goodwill generated from the use of The ASIDE project company Trademarks inures to our benefit.

Elements of the Website are protected by trade dress, trademark, unfair competition, and other state and federal laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part, by any means, including, but not limited to, the use of framing or mirrors. None of the Content may be retransmitted without our express, written consent for each and every instance.

16. French Copyright law, 11 Marsh 1957

The ASIDE project company respects the intellectual property rights of others and attempts to comply with all relevant laws. We will review all claims of copyright infringement received and remove any Content deemed to have been posted or distributed in violation of any such laws.

Our designated agent the French and European copyright laws for the receipt of any Notification of Claimed Infringement which may be given under that Act is as follows:

The A.S.I.D.E project company
34, Avenue des Champs Elysées
Paris, 75008

If you believe that your work has been copied on the Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our agent with notice in accordance with the requirements of the law, including (i) a description of the copyrighted work that has been infringed and the specific location on the Website where such work is located; (ii) a description of the location of the original or an authorized copy of the copyrighted work; (iii) your address, telephone number and email address; (iv) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; (v) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf; and (vi) an electronic or physical signature of the owner of the copyright or the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest.

17. Unsolicited Submissions; Communications with Us

We and our employees do not accept, review, or consider any unsolicited ideas, suggestions, works, materials, proposals, or content, including for books, stories, articles, scripts, fan fiction, animations, shows, classes, ad campaigns, promotions, products, services, product names, content, or other creative materials (collectively “Unsolicited Submissions”). Please do not send or provide us any Unsolicited Submissions in any form. It is our company policy to delete any such Unsolicited Submission without reading it.

The purpose of this Section is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes when our products, services, or content might seem similar to an Unsolicited Submission you provided to us. If, despite our request that you not send us your Unsolicited Submissions, you still submit them, then regardless of what your correspondence says, the following terms will apply to your Unsolicited Submissions.

  • You acknowledge that no fiduciary or confidential relationship now exists between you and us, and you further acknowledge that no such relationships are established between you and us by reason of your submission of any Unsolicited Submissions.
  • You acknowledge that materials (or portions thereof) developed, created, acquired, licensed, or otherwise obtained by us, or third-party materials to which we have had access, may be similar or identical to the Unsolicited Submission (or portions thereof) in theme, idea, plot, format, and/or other respects. You agree that you will not be entitled to any compensation because of the use of any such similar or identical material. In this connection, you hereby release and absolutely and forever discharge us of and from any and all claims, damages, legal fees, costs, expenses, debts, actions, and causes of action of every kind and nature whatsoever, whether now known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, asserted or unasserted, which you now have, or at any time heretofore ever had or which you may have in the future, against us which in any way arise out of or in connection with any such similar or identical material.
  • Although we encourage you to email us feedback and questions about our existing products and services, we do not want you to, and you should not, email us any content that contains confidential information. In addition, any such feedback and questions you send to us will be deemed non-confidential and not proprietary, and we shall be free to use and redistribute them on an unrestricted basis without compensation or attribution to you.

18. External Websites

The Website may contain links to third-party websites (“External Sites”). These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by us of the content on such External Sites. The content of such External Sites is developed and provided by others. You should contact the site administrator or webmaster for those External Sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or any content located on such External Sites. We are not responsible for the content of any linked External Sites and do not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such External Sites. You should take precautions when downloading files from all websites to protect your computer from viruses and other destructive programs. If you decide to access linked External Sites, you do so at your own risk.

19. Representations; Warranties; and Indemnification

(a) If you are a Registered User, you hereby represent, warrant, and covenant that:

  • You own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to all trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other proprietary, privacy, and publicity rights in and to your Registered User Content and any other works that you incorporate into your Registered User Content, and all the rights necessary to grant the licenses and permissions you grant hereunder;
  • Use of your Registered User in the manners contemplated in this Agreement shall not violate or misappropriate the intellectual property, privacy, publicity, contractual, or other rights of any third party; and
  • You shall not submit to the Website any Registered User Content that violates our Community Guidelines set forth above or any other term of this Agreement.

(b) You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us and our officers, directors, employees, agents, successors, licensees, and assigns harmless from and against any damages, liabilities, losses, expenses, claims, actions, and/or demands, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising or resulting from: (i) your breach of this Agreement; (ii) your misuse of the Content or the Website; and/or (iii) your violation of any third-party rights, including without limitation any copyright, trademark, property, publicity, or privacy right. We shall provide notice to you of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and shall assist you, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit, or proceeding. We reserve the right to assume the exclusive defense and control (at your expense) of any matter that is subject to indemnification under this section. In such case, you agree to cooperate with any reasonable requests assisting our defense of such matter.

20. Compliance with Applicable laws

The Website are based in France. We make no claims concerning whether the Content may be downloaded, viewed, or be appropriate for use outside of France. If you access the Website or the Content from outside of France, you do so at your own risk. Whether inside or outside of France, you are solely responsible for ensuring compliance with the laws of your specific jurisdiction.

The CGS are subject to French law.

Any dispute relating to their interpretation and/or execution is subject to French jurisdiction.

Before any legal action, the parties undertake to seek an amicable solution to their dispute.

1/ For any claim under the Service, the User is invited to contact the Publisher via the address contact@theasideproject.com or via the contact form present on the Site at the top of the page under the “Contact” tab. 

2/ In addition, in accordance with the provisions of Article L 612-1 of the Consumer Code, the User is informed that before any legal action, he may have recourse to a mediator free of charge to resolve the dispute amicably. the opponent to the Publisher in the context of the application of the CGS.

As such, the Publisher has appointed the CENTER FOR CONSUMER MEDIATION OF CONCILIATORS OF JUSTICE, an approved consumer mediator, whose contact details are as follows: 14 rue Saint Jean – 75017 Paris.

The mediator and all the information relating to the mediation procedure are accessible from the address: cm2c.net.

3/ In accordance with Article 14 of Regulation (EU) No. 524/2013, the European Commission has set up an Online Dispute Resolution platform, facilitating the independent out-of-court settlement of online disputes between consumers and professionals of the European Union. This platform is accessible at the following link: https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/odr/

21. Termination of the Agreement

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to restrict, suspend, or terminate this Agreement and your access to all or any part of the Website, at any time and for any reason without prior notice or liability. We reserve the right to change, suspend, or discontinue all or any part of the Websites at any time without prior notice or liability. The following sections shall survive any termination of this Agreement: “Fees and Payment” (until you pay all fees and taxes due hereunder), “Intellectual Property,” “Registered User Content; Licenses,” “Communications with Us,” “No Warranties; Limitation of Liability,” “Representations; Warranties; and Indemnification,” “Termination of the Agreement,” “Controlling Law,” “Binding Arbitration,” “Class Action Waiver,” “Equitable Relief,” and “Miscellaneous.”

22. Personal data

Information and data concerning Users are processed by the Publisher to manage their access to the Site and the Service.

For more information about the Personal Data Protection Policy, the User is invited to go to the dedicated page by clicking on this link.