terms and conditions
for the use of trustsearch services

These user terms and conditions (hereinafter referred to as the "User Terms") apply to any use of Trustsearch's services (hereinafter referred to as the "Services"), including - but not limited to - those services which are provided via thetrustsearch.com (hereinafter referred to as the "Website") and Trustsearch's Widgets (hereinafter referred to as the "Widgets").

The Services are provided by SIA Trustsearch, Riga, Generala Radzina krastmala 21 - 34, LV-1050. In these User Terms, the words "we", "us" and "ours" refer to Trustsearch.

The Subject of the Services is providing an opportunity to create and to leave rating or review on the Website or the third party websites, including - but not limited to - Google My Business webpage (hereinafter referred to as the "Websites").

By using the Services, you accept to be subject to the User Terms. If you do not accept these User Terms, you are kindly requested not to use the Services any further.

The using of the Services

1 User

1.1 You must be 18 years of age or older in order to use the Services.

1.2 We reserve the right, at any time and without notice or explanation, to delete your user-generated content. In this case, our disclaimer applies without limitations.

2 User-Generated Content

2.1 To the fullest extent permitted by law, the rights (including all intellectual property rights) in any material, information, notifications, reviews, articles or other types of communication (hereinafter referred to as the "User-Generated Content" or "UGC") created by using the Services by Users are licensed to Trustsearch for its non-exclusive use. The User is not entitled to royalty payments or any other compensation or fee related to such UGC. We may freely use and transfer the UGC. Our non-exclusive access to freely use the UGC applies irrevocably without any time limitation and without territorial limitations.

2.2 Users are liable for the UGC they publish on the Websites.

2.3 Users warrant that all UGC posted on the Websites is correct and true (where they state facts) or genuinely held (where they state opinions).

2.4 Users must not publish UGC on the Websites which

2.5 Contributors of UGC warrant in every context that the UGC is lawful and in compliance with the User Terms. If we receive notice or otherwise become aware that UGC violates current legislation and/or the User Terms, we may delete the UGC without any notice, and we - dependent on the character of the violation - may inform the violated party and/or the authorities of the violation. Our right to delete will not be conditioned on an explanation, although we will strive to inform the User about the deletion and the reason hereof.

2.6 The User hereby grants us the right to initiate and take any legal actions which we deem necessary in case of infringement of the User's UGC.

2.7 The User must indemnify us for any claims which may be made against us as a consequence of the User's violation of the User Terms or current legislation. The User must indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any claim or loss due to third party claims against us resulting from the UGC of the User.

2.8 We may at any time request information about the UGC from the User, including documentation supporting the information included in the UGC. The User must e.g. document that the UGC is based on an actual buying or service experience in an actual customer relation to the company to which the UGC relates.

General terms
3 Rights

3.1 The content on the Websites, including but not limited to the intellectual property rights, text, characteristics, graphics, icons, photos, calculations, references and software, which are created by using the Services is the property of Trustsearch (other than the User) and is protected by Latvian or international legislation.

3.2 Unauthorised copying, distribution, presentation or other use of the Services or part hereof is a violation of the Latvian and/or other legislations and may thus result in civil and criminal penalties.

3.3 To the fullest extent permitted by law, the rights to free use of the UGC are transferred to us irrevocably, without any time limitation and without territorial limitations, by submitting the UGC to us.

3.4 Downloading and other digital copying of the content on the Websites or parts hereof are only permitted for personal non-commercial use unless otherwise agreed with us in writing or allowed under applicable mandatory law.

3.5 All company names, trademarks and other business characteristics on the Websites are or will be the property of Trustsearch and must only be used for business purposes upon prior approval from us or the third party owner, respectively.

4 Disclaimer and indemnification

4.1 The Website, content and Services are provided 'as is', and we make no warranties with respect to the content or accuracy of the UGC or the Website and shall not be held liable for our own or others' deletion or blockage of the UGC. We may, at any time at our own discretion and without any liability, delete any content on the Website. We expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.

4.2 We shall not examine or monitor UGC which is published on the Websites. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we may at all times investigate and edit (including anonymising) UGC, e.g. if such actions are (i) prompted by third party requests, (ii) required under applicable law or (iii) necessary for the UGC's compliance.

4.3 We are not liable for the content of UGC. Our non-liability applies to any UGC, including UGC which has been edited by us (see 4.2). We are not liable for any links to third party websites in the UGC, including the content of the page to which the UGC links.

4.4 Recommendations, reviews, comments, etc. of specific companies, services, e-businesses, etc. on the Website are only guidelines. We are in no case liable for the content of the Website. The use of Trustsearch is in any respect the sole responsibility of the Users. We are not liable for the availability of the Website.

4.4 Recommendations, reviews, comments, etc. of specific companies, services, e-businesses, etc. on the Website are only guidelines. We are in no case liable for the content of the Website. The use of Trustsearch is in any respect the sole responsibility of the Users. We are not liable for the availability of the Website.

4.5 We are in no case liable for damages for the use of the Website, including (i) loss of profits, contracts, turnover, business, business opportunity, loss or corruption of data or recovery of data, goodwill, security breach resulting from a failure of third party telecommunications and/or the internet, anticipated savings or revenue (regardless of whether any of these are direct, indirect or consequential) (ii) any loss or damage arising in connection with liabilities to third parties (whether direct, indirect or consequential) or (iii) any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever.

4.6 Nothing in the User Terms excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from negligence, nor liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

5 Other User Terms

5.1 We may at any time and without notice revise or change these User Terms or, in our own discretion and without notice, close, change or reorganise the Website. As a User you accept to be covered by the at all times current User Terms. Any revision or change of the User Terms will be stated on the Website. The Users agree that the continued use of the Website after any posted modified version of the User Terms is an acceptance of the modified User Terms.

5.2 Should any of these User Terms be regarded as unlawful or without effect and therefore not to be enforced, this will not have any effect on the applicability and enforcement of the remaining part of the User Terms.

6 Term and termination

6.1 We may terminate your right to access and use the Services at any time for any reason without liability. Section 2-8 will survive any termination of the User Terms.

7 Applicable law and venue

7.1 The User Terms are subject to Latvian law, and, unless otherwise stated, the general rules of Latvian law apply in all relations between us and the Users and the users of the Website. Any disputes must be brought before the court of Trustsearch's Latvian jurisdiction unless this violates the mandatory jurisdiction rules.