Sokhrates - Be part of the change you wish to see in the world. most of our net profits goes to Lifechanging Projects.
Sokhrates - Be part of the change you wish to see in the world. most of our net profits goes to Lifechanging Projects. Discover more

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About

SoKhrates is the medium that will allow anyone to become a hero and change the world, just by joining our community and sharing content with others.

Sokhrates is currently being constituted as an Benefit Corporation in California, United States.



MISSION Sokhrates is the first social network that brings people together to support the planet and its inhabitants. Learn more.



INVESTORS Investing in Sokhrates is not only a sound business opportunity. It’s investing in making this a better world. Learn why.
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THE TEAM See who is behind the Sokhrates project.



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MISSION

Sokhrates is the first social network that brings people together to support the planet and its inhabitants.


Our Mission: Sokhrates gives people the power of changing the world by simply keeping in touch and sharing content with their friends and family.

Our Vision: Sokhrates brings together people who share a vision for global change. It allows them to finance humanitarian projects without actually donating money but simply by using the social network to share their thoughts and information with their followers. Thanks to them, Sokhrates will generate profit through Green Economy advertising and 70% will be allocated to non-profit organisations.


Some of the areas of intervention will be:

  • Catastrophic areas
  • Prevention of Violence Against Children
  • Education and Culture
  • Health and Prevention
  • Animal Protection
  • Forests and the Amazon
  • Green-Tech Innovation
  • Rivers and Oceans

INVESTORS

Investing in Sokhrates is not only a sound business opportunity. It’s investing in making this a better world.


Sokhrates presents an innovative way of doing business that satisfies a worldwide latent need for justice and ethical renewal: to be part of the change we are all waiting for in our Planet.
The Sokhrates model is having great results from the first days of its online existence through its Beta version.
In just 40 days from the launch of the beta version:

+22,000 Registered users, growing at a rate of 1,000 users/week
1,500,000 Page views.
8,861,506 Potential users to whom Sokhrates is already being promoted
today and who are being invited to use the network

Sokhrates, with adequate investment in marketing and its structure, can quickly reach a large size in the landscape of social networks in the world..

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More information: info@Sokhrates.com

PRIVACY POLICY - SOKHRATES

Data Controller and Owner

Sokhrates S.r.l. SB– Via Molino delle Armi n. 11, Milano.
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Data Protection Officer

Alessandro Monica

Types of Data collected

When an user uses Sokhrates, even if they are just looking at posts, Sokhrates receive some personal information like the type of device they are using and their IP address. User can choose to share additional information like their email address, phone number, address book contacts

Among the types of Personal Data that Sokhrates collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: Cookies, Usage data, email address, first name and last name.
Other Personal Data collected may be described in other sections of this privacy policy or by dedicated explanation text contextually with the Data collection.

Sokhrates does not automatically collect data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade-union membership, and the processing of genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person's sex life or sexual orientation. However, users should be aware that, by sharing their contents on the social network, they might publicly disclose some of these data, making them public and hence collectable.

Here a list of data Sokhrates might collect:

  1. Information provided by User while using Sokhrates´s Services, including when signing up for an account, creating or sharing contents, messages or communication with others, locations and date of any material that is posted in the social network. Sokhrates also collect information about how users use its Services, such as the types of content they view or engage with or the frequency and duration of their activities.
  2. Information provided by Other users
  3. Sokhrates also collect content and information that other people provide when they use its Services, including information about the user, such as when they share a photo of the user, contact them.
  4. User’s networks and connections.
  5. Sokhrates collect information about the people and groups users are connected to and how they interact with each other, such as the people they communicate with the most or the groups they like to share with. Sokhrates also collect contact information user provide if they upload, sync or import their information (such as an address book) from a device.
  6. Device information.
  7. Sokhrates collect information from or about the computers, phones, or other devices that the user use while they install or access Sokhrates’ Services, depending on the permissions granted.
  8. Private Communications
  9. Sokhrates share the content of user's Direct Messages with the recipient; these data do not use to serve ads.
  10. Payment Information
  11. User may provide Sokhrates with payment information, including credit or debit card number, card expiration date, CVV code, and billing address, in order to purchase advertising or other offerings provided as part of Sokhrates services.
  12. Links
  13. Sokhrates keep track of how users interact with links across Sokhrates’ services. This includes links in emails sent to the user in Tweets that appear on other websites or mobile applications.
  14. If the user click on an external link or ad on Sokhrates services, that advertiser or website operator might figure out that the user came from Sokhrates, along with other information associated with the ad clicked such as characteristics of the audience it was intended to reach. Advertisers may also collect other personal data, such as cookie identifiers or your IP address.
  15. Non-personal information
  16. Sokhrates share or disclose non-personal data, such as aggregated information like the total number of times people engaged with a post, the number of people who clicked on a particular link, the topics that people are engaging about in a particular location, or reports to advertisers about how many people saw or clicked on their ads.

The Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or collected automatically when using Sokhrates.
Any use of Cookies - or of other tracking tools - by Sokhrates or by the owners of third party services used by Sokhrates, unless stated otherwise, serves to identify Users and remember their preferences, for the sole purpose of providing the service required by the User.

Failure to provide certain Personal Data may make it impossible for Sokhrates to provide its services.
Users are responsible for any Personal Data of third parties obtained, published or shared through Sokhrates and confirm that they have the third party's consent to provide the Data to the Owner.

Sokhrates give users control through their settings to limit the data collected and their use, and to control things like account security, marketing preferences, apps that can access their account, and address book contacts.

Mode and place of processing the Data

Methods of processing

The Data Controller processes the Data of Users in a proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.
The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Data Controller at any time.

Place

The Data is processed at the Data Controller's operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located. For further information, please contact the Data Controller.

Retention time

The Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User or stated by the purposes outlined in this document. Normally, data are collected as long as the user is registered as an user of the Sokhrates social network and does not notify their intention to eliminate their account, unless Sokhrates no longer need the data to provide products and services.

Sokhrates may also access, preserve and share information when it has a good faith belief it is necessary to: detect, prevent and address fraud and other illegal activity.

These Information may be accessed, processed and retained for an extended period of time when it is the subject of a legal request or obligation, governmental investigation, or investigations concerning possible violations of Sokhrates terms or policies, or otherwise to prevent harm.

User rights

User can always request the controller to access, rectify or erase or restrict the collection of their personal data, as well as make them portable to other data collector, through the following link 731-307-6389. The user can withdraw their consent at any time and ask for the suspension or elimination of all personal data collected just by clicking at the following link (250) 979-7225.

User can also ask confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him or her are being processed at the following link (708) 604-6240. .

Users should keep in mind that search engines and other third parties may still retain copies of their public information, like their profile information and public posts, even after the users have deleted the information from Sokhrates services or deactivated their account.

User has the right to lodge a complaint about use of their information (and without prejudice to any other rights they may have), with their local supervisory authority or Sokhrates supervisory authority, the Italian “Garante della Privacy”.

Profiling and Direct Marketing Objections

User have the right to consent or not to the fact that their data might be used to categorize their interests and interactions in an automated way through measures that safeguard the user’s rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, also for direct marketing purposes. User has the right to express their consent at any time, expressly when registering at Sokhrates or through the modalities described under "User rights”.

Children

Sokhrates services are not directed to children. Users under the age of 16 needs their parent or guardian consent in order to activate an account. Parent or guardians can give their consent only if they create an account on Sokhrates as well.

The use of the collected Data

The Data concerning the User is collected to allow Sokhrates to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: Access to third party services' accounts, Analytics, Interaction with external social networks and platforms, Managing contacts and sending messages, Contacting the User, Displaying content from external platforms, Infrastructure monitoring, Registration and authentication and Traffic optimization and distribution.
The Personal Data used for each purpose is outlined in the specific sections of this document.

Data collection is not a statutory requirement, but it is necessary to access Sokhrates’ services.

Sokhrates might also use contact information to market to user as their country’s laws allow, and to help others find user's account if their settings permit, including through third-party services and client applications.

Any different or further use of collected data will be notified to User prior to the further processing with information on that other purpose and with any relevant further information.

All information used by Sokhrates are aimed to provide, improve a develop its Services.

Data collection is used, specifically, to:

  • personalize content, and make suggestions for users by using their information and interaction with the Services and the people or things they are connected to and interested in on and off Sokhrates’ Services; provide shortcuts and suggestions, such as possible friend, tags, events of interest,
  • conduct surveys and research, test features in development
  • communicate with the user
  • send marketing communications,
  • verify accounts and activity, promote safety and security, investigate suspicious activity and violations.

Sokhrates use cookies and similar technologies to provide and support its Services and each of the uses outlined and described in this section of its policy. Read Sokhrates866-228-4442 to learn more.

The use of the collected Data with Others


Sokhrates social network is based on sharing information by the users.

Sokhrates shares information according to the level of privacy chosen by the User.

Public information is those shares with every possible user, as well as information from Public Profiles or content shared as public. Users that registers as Sponsors understand that their accounts will be automatically followed, hence be visible, to all Sokhrates' users. These information are available to anyone and can be seen or accessed through online search engines, APIs, and offline media, such as on TV. These contents might also be re-shared.

Users might share contents about other users with their privacy settings such as sharing a photo of them or tagging them. If the user does not want this information to be share, they can report the post to the Data Controller and Owner.

Sokhrates might also share information with third party companies who help provide and improve its Services or who use advertising or related products, which makes it possible to operate Sokhrates’ companies and provide free services to people around the world.

Here are the types of third parties Sokhrates can share information with about user:

Advertising, Measurement and Analytics Services (Non-Personally Identifiable Information Only).

When advertising on Sokhrates will start, Sokhrates will be able to use information from the user to show them relevant ads. However, in this case Sokhrates will not share information that personally identifies the user with advertising, measurement or analytics partners unless permission is given.

Sokhrates also share information with vendors, service providers, and other partners who globally support its business, such as providing technical infrastructure services, analyzing how Services are used, measuring the effectiveness of ads and services, providing customer service, facilitating payments, or conducting academic research and surveys. These partners must adhere to strict confidentiality obligations in a way that is consistent with this Data Policy and the agreements Sokhrates enter into with them.

Sokhrates may share information internally within their companies or with third parties for purposes described in this policy. Information collected within the European Economic Area (“EEA”) may, in the future, be transferred to countries outside of the EEA for the purposes as described in this policy. Sokhrates utilize standard contract clauses approved by the European Commission, adopt other means under European Union law, and will obtain user's consent to legitimize data transfers from the EEA to the United States and other countries.

Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

Access to third party services' accounts

This type of services allows Sokhrates to access Data from your account on a third-party service and perform actions with it.
These services are not activated automatically but require explicit authorization by the User.

Facebook permissions asked by Sokhrates

This service allows Sokhrates to connect with the User's account on the Facebook social network, provided by Facebook, Inc.
Sokhrates may ask for some Facebook permissions allowing it to perform actions with the User's Facebook account and to retrieve information, including Personal Data, from it.
For more information about the following permissions, refer to the Facebook permissions documentation and to the Facebook privacy policy.
The permissions asked are the following:
Basic information
By default, this includes certain User’s Data such as id, name, picture, gender, and their geo-localization. Certain connections of the User, such as the Friends, are also available. If the User has made more of their Data public, more information will be available.
Birthday
Provides access to the birthday.
Email
Provides access to the User's primary email address.

Analytics

The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.
Google Analytics (Google Inc.)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of Sokhrates, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – opt Out

Contacting the User

Contact form
By filling in the contact form with their Data, the User authorizes Sokhrates to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header.
Personal Data collected: email address, first name and last name.

Displaying content from external platforms

This type of services allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of Sokhrates and interact with them.
This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.
YouTube video widget (Google Inc.)
YouTube is a video content visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows Sokhrates to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

Interaction with external social networks and platforms

This type of services allow interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of Sokhrates.
The interaction and information obtained through Sokhrates are always subject to the User’s privacy settings for each social network.
This type of service might still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.
Facebook Like button and social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)
The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

Registration and authentication

By registering or authenticating, Users allow Sokhrates to identify them and give them access to dedicated services.
Depending on what is described below, third parties may provide registration and authentication services. In this case, Sokhrates will be able to access some Data, stored by these third-party services, for registration or identification purposes.
Facebook Authentication (Facebook, Inc.)
Facebook Authentication is a registration and authentication service provided by Facebook, Inc. and is connected to the Facebook social network.

Additional information about Data collection and processing

Legal action

The User's Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller, in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of Sokhrates or the related services. The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities or if Sokhrates have a good faith belief that the law requires it to do so and the law is consistent with internationally recognized standards.

In the event that Sokhrates is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization, or sale of assets, users’ personal data may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction. This Privacy Policy will apply to personal data as transferred to the new entity.

Additional information about User's Personal Data

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, Sokhrates may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, Sokhrates and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with Sokhrates (System logs) or use for this purpose other Personal Data (such as IP Address).

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Data Controller at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

The rights of Users

Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller at the contact information set out above.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time. The updated privacy policy can always be consulted at this webpage. When the change is considered material by Sokhrates, it will give notice to its Users before changes are made in order to give the opportunity to review and comment on the revised policy before continuing their use of Sokhrates. If a User objects to any of the changes to the Policy, the User must cease using Sokhrates and can request that the Data Controller remove the Personal Data. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current privacy policy applies to all Personal Data the Data Controller has about Users.
The Data Controller is responsible for this privacy policy, prepared starting from the modules provided by Iubenda.

Definitions and legal references

Personal Data (or Data)
Any information regarding a natural person, a legal person, an institution or an association, which is, or can be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.
Usage Data
Information collected automatically from Sokhrates (or third party services employed in Sokhrates), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use Sokhrates, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within Sokhrates) and the details about the path followed within Sokhrates with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User's IT environment.
User
The individual using Sokhrates, which must coincide with or be authorized by the Data Subject, to whom the Personal Data refers.
Data Subject
The legal or natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.
Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)
The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization authorized by the Data Controller to process the Personal Data in compliance with this privacy policy.
Data Controller (or Owner)
The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization with the right, also jointly with another Data Controller, to make decisions regarding the purposes, and the methods of processing of Personal Data and the means used, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of Sokhrates. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of Sokhrates. Sokhrates
The hardware or software tool by which the Personal Data of the User is collected.
Cookies
Small piece of data stored in the User's device.
Legal information
Notice to European Users: this privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations under EU Regulation 679/2016 and the relevant European and Italian legislation.
This privacy policy relates solely to Sokhrates.

Effective: May 25, 2018

About Us

HOW DOES IT WORK?

You generate money. With every click

With SoKhrates you have the power to create wealth. How? By regularly using the social network, voting and sharing projects you like and carry in your heart. SoKhrates provides the tools to upload and share videos, photos and news about social, environmental and animal issues. Sokhrates connect you with people and communities who, like you, want to make a concrete contribution to the creation of a more just, equitable and solidarity society.

The spirit of Action

SoKhrates is already a concrete contribution, "Justice, solidarity and peace" are not only the engine of our actions, but also the motor of its own creation. We move from intention to action, and SoKhrates is the proof: all you see is inspired by the most gracious values , it is real, concrete and tangible.

Decides which projects to support and generates SK coins

The mechanism is very simple and effective: by supports a project that expresses your feelings, could be projects of social, environmental or animal issues. Share and assign "SK coins" to it: that alone is enough for the project to be funded by the countless philanthropists we found on our journey. We are a community willing to put into circulation revenues for our intention simply and effectively: for a fairer world, a world of peace, where there is truth and harmony.

 

The everyday pill

Do not stop! Keeping up and visiting SoKhrates, every day you can find out about your supporting projects "Heart Project" and find some others projects which you might be also interested in.

Where do the funds come from?

Sokhrates revenues are created from selling advertising space. These spaces are intended primarily to be for companies, partners and sponsors, who are dedicated to creating a new business ethics and are already contributing to the so-called green economy through the creation of the next generation, more friendly to the environment , environmentally sustainable and respectful of health, and value of human beings. Among others SoKhrates supporters and philanthropists.

Everyone can join

Sharing has the same value for everyone regardless if you have millions of fans or a few friends, if you use the network for leisure or for work. By using SoKhrates` platform and assigning SK coins to our projects, users will generate revenue that will benefit social and environmental initiatives. From the reconstruction of houses after natural disasters, animal protection projects, wilderness areas conservation and for the preservation of native communities projects. In doing so, you will contribute, through concrete actions, to the evolution of individual and collective consciousness in accordance with the principles of solidarity, harmony and peace.

Be the change you want to see in the world, your contribution is essential.

We are testing our platform until the end of October. If you want to contribute to the improvement of our site, write to info@sokhrates.com.

SoKhrates appreciate any feedback, our community appreciate the goodwill of the people who feels connected and wants contribute to our initiative.

 

OUR MISSION

 

We are building together a new model of economic development of inclusion-oriented social and environmental progress, based on the principles of peace, justice and solidarity. Every man is the bearer of a divine plan and has within it the power to change the world. Work to transform good intentions into action is the only way to prove that this is true and possible. We believe and we did.

SOKHRATES goals :

  • To have millions of users that are aware of their power to create wealth by simply using our platform; by navigating, inviting their friends and acquaintances; voting for social and environmental projects in SoKhrates. Every time you are checking your project through our platform, you will be generating revenue. What does SoKhrates do? Distribute this money in humanitarian, environmental and animal projects that are already in our Sokhrates platform.
  • To offer our users a real possibility to invest the money that Sokhrates generates in these projects that are of a social and environmental impact; When Sokhrates users assigns SK coins to their favorite projects, Sokhrates convert this SK coins into real dollars or euros. We are an organization who is willing to do this. With your contribution and your good intentions we can change the world. Sokhrates community is already supporting and promoting these initiatives, and what you are reading is proof that we can.
  • Ensure effective implementation: everything we do is reviewed and documented. Transparency and clarity are the pillars of our work.

Let's awaken our divine power of good action that is already within each of us: Supports SoKhrates, spread to the world.

ABOUT US

We are a community of people with goodwill who have joined forces and experience to create a social network for a positive evolution of humanity and for the service of preserving our planet.

Sokhrates was formed as a visionary and ambitious project: to re-connect everyone in a new humanitarian social network, where each person, from all cultures and different backgrounds, but with the same common goal, could contribute with ideas and concrete actions and, to create a more fair and more united world in which we can coexist peacefully and prosper.

The platform is available to anyone who shares our goals and values. We want to connect in a single network where all individuals and companies are involved, share their experience, logistics and financial resources to rebalance inequalities, improve living conditions of communities, and to support human rights, and to contribute to the protection of the environment and the ecosystem.

CONTACT

SOKHRATES as NGO

SoKhrates Onlus as an association is apolitical and nonpartisan. Who fully recognizes the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Paris (1948) and the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (2009). In particular, SoKhrates supports the rights and freedom of individuals, first, the right to life of all human beings, animals, plants and all living species.

Sokhrates respects the right to observe religious beliefs and values ​​of all forms of spirituality.

The association promotes peace and dialogue among peoples, rejects war and all forms of violence.

SoKhrates works for the protection of the environment and the ecosystem.

The association believes in equal rights and duties, and works according to a new economy mode with ecological and solidary development.

CONTACTS

To contact us about the Social Network

E-mail: info@sokhrates.com

To contact us about our projects.

E-mail: info@sokhratesonlus.org

OFFICIAL TERMS OF USE - SOKHRATES

TERMS

By accessing or using the Sokhrates website, its service, or any applications (including mobile applications) made available by Sokhrates (herein, the "Service"), however accessed, you agree to be bound by these terms of use ("Terms of Use"). The Service is owned or controlled by Sokhrates S.r.l. SB ("Sokhrates"), registered in Italy.
These Terms of Use affect your legal rights and obligations. If you do not agree to be bound by all of these Terms of Use, do not access or use the Service.



Basic Terms


  1. You acknowledge and agree that you are of legal age and are fully able to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, acknowledgements, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms of Service. You agree that you will adhere to and comply with terms set forth herein. You may not use CircleMe if you are not of legal age to enter in the present agreement.
  2. You may not post nude, partially nude, or sexually suggestive photos or content.
  3. You must not abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate or intimidate other users of the Service.
  4. You may not use the Sokhrates service for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. International users agree to comply with all local laws regarding online conduct and acceptable content.
  5. You are solely responsible for your conduct and any data, text, information, screen names, graphics, photos, profiles, audio and video clips, links ("Content") that you submit, post, and display on the Service.
  6. You must not modify, adapt or hack the Service or modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with the Service or Sokhrates.
  7. You must not crawl, scrape, or otherwise cache any Content from the Service including but not limited to user profiles and photos.
  8. You must not use domain names or web URLs in your username.
  9. You must not transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature.
  10. You must not, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).
  11. You must not create accounts with the Service through automated devices and/or softwares (scripts, bots).
  12. Violation of these Terms of Use may, in Sokhrates’ sole discretion, result in termination of your Sokhrates account. You understand and agree that Sokhrates cannot and will not be responsible for the Content posted on the Service and you use the Service at your own risk. If you violate the letter or spirit of these Terms of Use, or otherwise create risk or possible legal exposure for Sokhrates, we can stop providing all or part of the Service to you.


Security


When you register on the Site, you will create a new password for use with your account. You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access any secure areas of the Site.
You agree not to disclose your password to any third party.
You agree to take sole responsibility for any activities or actions under your password, whether or not you have authorized such activities or actions.
You will immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password.
To increase the security of your account, the following are some commitments you make us:

  • You will not use Sokhrates if you are under 13 years of age.
  • You will avoid creating more than one personal account on Sokhrates.
  • You allow Sokhrates to reclaim a username that we think belongs more appropriately to someone else (e.g., for trademark reasons)


General Conditions


  1. We reserve the right to modify or terminate the Service for any reason, without notice at any time.
  2. We reserve the right to alter these Terms of Use at any time. If the alterations constitute a material change to the Terms of Use, we will notify you via e-mail. What constitutes a "material change" will be determined at our sole discretion, in good faith and using common sense and reasonable judgement.
  3. We reserve the right to refuse service for reasonable cause.
  4. We reserve the right to force forfeiture of any username that becomes inactive, violates trademark, or may mislead other users.
  5. We may remove Content and accounts containing Content that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party's intellectual property or these Terms of Use.
  6. We reserve the right to reclaim usernames on behalf of businesses or individuals that hold legal claim or trademark on those usernames.
  7. You agree that you are responsible for all data charges you incur through use of the Service.
  8. We prohibit crawling, scraping, caching or otherwise accessing any content on the Service via automated means, including but not limited to, user profiles and photos (except as may be the result of standard search engine protocols or technologies used by a search engine with Sokhrates express consent).


Proprietary Rights on Content


  1. Sokhrates does not claim any ownership rights in the text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, musical works, works of authorship, applications, or any other materials (collectively, "Content") that you post on or through the Service. By displaying or publishing ("posting") any Content on or through the Service, you hereby grant to Sokhrates a non-exclusive, fully paid and royalty-free, worldwide license to use, modify, delete from, add to, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce and translate such Content, including without limitation distributing part or all of the Site in any media formats through any media channels, for the purpose of operating the Service and promoting it.
  2. Sokhrates does not force you to use your real name, reveal your real identity nor your Facebook account used for registration. However, you cannot use other people or business names in order to create a false appearance or misidentification.
  3. While Sokhrates does record and store internally the association between your Sokhrates account and your Facebook account for the purpose of operating the service, your public identity on Sokhrates can be totally anonymous. We will NOT display or reproduce the Content in a way that associates it with your real identityor Facebook account, unless explicitly authorized by you.
  4. We do not endorse, support, represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any User-Generated Content or endorse any of the opinions expressed therein. You agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against us with respect thereto. You acknowledge that any reliance on User-Generated Content will be at your own risk.
  5. You represent and warrant that:
    1. You own the Content posted by you on or through the Sokhrates Services or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth in this section.
    2. The posting and use of your Content on or through the Sokhrates Services does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights, intellectual property rights or any other rights of any person, and.
    3. The posting of your Content on the Site does not result in a breach of contract between you and a third party. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owing any person by reason of Content you post on or through the Sokhrates Services.


Sokhrates Content


The Sokhrates Services contain Content of Sokhrates ("Sokhrates Content").
Sokhrates Content is protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other laws, and Sokhrates owns and retains all rights in the Sokhrates Content and the Sokhrates Services. Sokhrates hereby grants you a limited, revocable, nonsublicensable license to reproduce and display the Sokhrates Content (excluding any software code) solely for your personal use in connection with viewing the Site and using the Sokhrates Services.
The Sokhrates Services contain Content of Users and other Sokhrates licensors. Except as provided within this Agreement, you may not copy, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any Content appearing on or through the Sokhrates Services.
Sokhrates performs technical functions necessary to offer the Sokhrates Services, including but not limited to transcoding and/or reformatting Content to allow its use throughout the Sokhrates Services.
Although the Site and other Sokhrates Services are normally available, there will be occasions when the Site or other Sokhrates Services will be interrupted for scheduled maintenance or upgrades, for emergency repairs, or due to failure of telecommunications links and equipment that are beyond the control of Sokhrates.
Sokhrates is not a backup service. Sokhrates will not be liable to you for any modification, suspension, or discontinuation of the Sokhrates Services, or the loss of any Content. Sokhrates will normally only delete Content that violates this Agreement, but we reserve the right to delete any Content for any reason, without prior notice. Deleted content may be stored by Sokhrates in order to comply with certain legal obligations and is not retrievable without a valid court order. Consequently, Sokhrates encourages you to maintain your own backup of your Content.



Liability


  1. Sokhrates’s goal is to make anyone enjoy the things that he/she likes the most, providing information and services related to these different interests. However, since this service is extremely personalized, our team cannot review and test all suggestions provided by the community of Sokhrates users. Hence, we disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from you following any suggestion or other material on our site that you rely, or someone you inform relies on, and does not meet expectations. Additionally, since we cannot enforce users to update all their information (or information created by them), users of the site should be aware that some material may be out of date when they access it.
  2. You understand that by using or accessing Sokhrates you may be exposed to content that might be offensive, harmful, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate material, or in some cases, postings that have been mislabeled or are otherwise deceptive. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any content or communications, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any form of User-Generated Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Sokhrates Content or User-Generated Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available on the Site, via the Service or the Applications.
  3. You may link to our website provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. Sokhrates may contain links to third party websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible or liable for: (i) the availability or accuracy of such websites or resources; or (ii) the content, products, or services on or available from such websites or resources. Links to such websites or resources do not imply any endorsement by us of such websites or resources or the content, products, or services available from such websites or resources. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any such websites or resources.
  4. If you violate any of these Terms of Service, your permission to use and access Sokhrates will automatically terminate. Should your account or usage be terminated, you are prohibited from creating any new accounts or otherwise accessing Sokhrates without our prior written approval. We reserve the right to revoke your access to and use of Sokhrates at any time, with or without cause. We also reserve the right to cease providing or to change Sokhrates at any time and without notice.
  5. Your access to and use of Sokhrates is at your own risk. We will have no responsibility for any harm to your computer system, loss of data, or other harm that results from your access to or use of Sokhrates.
  6. Sokhrates IS PROVIDED "AS IS," WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE EXPLICITLY DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT Sokhrates WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY REGARDING THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR INFORMATION PURCHASED OR OBTAINED THROUGH Sokhrates OR THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, TRUTHFULNESS, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH Sokhrates. WE ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY: PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF Sokhrates; UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN; ANY UNAUTHORIZED USE, DISPLAY, PERFORMANCE OR DISTRIBUTION OF YOUR USER-GENERATED CONTENT BY US (UNLESS DUE TO OUR INTENTIONAL FAILURE) OR BY A THIRD PARTY; YOUR INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM Sokhrates; AND/OR ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH Sokhrates BY ANY THIRD PARTY. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH Sokhrates WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.
  7. You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us, our officers, directors, employees and agents, harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, arising out of or in any way connected with: (i) your access to or use of Sokhrates; (ii) your violation of these Terms of Service; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any intellectual property right, including but not limited to right of attribution, publicity, confidentiality, property or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that your User-Generated Content caused damage to a third party, including, without limitation, claims that your User-Generated Content is infringing.
  8. In the event that any provision of these Terms of Service is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of these Terms of Service will remain in full force and effect.
  9. Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Service will not be deemed a waiver of such right or provision.
  10. These Terms of Service and any action related thereto will be governed by the laws of Italy without regard to its conflict of law provisions. The exclusive jurisdiction and venue of any action with respect to the subject matter of these Terms of Service will be the state courts located in Rome, Italy, and each of the parties hereto waives any objection to jurisdiction and venue in such courts.

 

SOKHRATES GENERIC COOKIES POLICY

Last update: 3 April 2017

Sokhrates uses cookies on www.sokhrates.com. By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third¬parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third¬party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies.

How Sokhrates uses cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web

browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Service, to provide analytics, to store your preferences, to enable advertisements delivery, including behavioral advertising.

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:

Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.

Third¬party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third¬parties cookies (from essentials to advertising cookies) to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

If you want to learn more about cookies, or how to control or delete them, you may also visit: /www.allaboutcookies.org

Below is a list of the different types of cookies used on this site, and an explanation of what they are used for.

• Strictly Necessary Cookies: Some cookies are necessary in order for the website to function. Without these cookies, we will not be able to determine the number of unique users of the site or provide certain features, such as automatic sign in to Sokhrates. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

• Performance Cookies: The purpose of these cookies is to allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. This information will ultimately help us provide you a better experience. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

• FunctionalityCookies:These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. An example of the usage of this type of cookies could be saving your volume setting preferences if you watch a video on Sokhrates or remembering the point to which you watched such video. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

• Targeting Cookies: These cookies may be set through our site by our partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store any personally identifiable information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

If you would like any more information on how we use cookies (besides how we dip them in milk, that is!), please get in touch via e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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