Terms of service

Effective from 06 December 2018

At UNI we are building a collaborative community of creative people. UNI offers a place to upload your projects along with the thought process behind it and start discussions with other creative people who would be interested. This enables designers to share their work, get feedback and create new knowledge to make design more open and available to all.

Welcome to UNI! Here is a quick summary of the highlights of our Terms of Service:

  • You own the content that you upload and post; you also grant us and other users of UNI certain rights and license to use it. The details of these licenses are described in Section (3) below.

  • You are responsible for the content that you post. This includes ensuring that you have the rights needed for you to post the content and that your design does not violate the legal rights of another party (for example, defamation) or any applicable laws.

  • You can repost the content from UNI elsewhere, provided that that you attribute the design back to UNI and respect the rights of the original poster, including any “CC Attribution” designated for the content.

  • You can participate on hosted competitions on UNI. Uni hosts competitions in different domain with different competition organizers.

  • You can take part in the competitions hosted on UNI by registering on the competition page and uploading the content on UNI. Participating in the competition will make you abide by the criteria of competition organizing partner. Details are described in Section (6) below.

  • You can participate listed competition on UNI. UNI lists competition of other organizers. UNI is not responsible for the content displayed under the competition listing for details of the content you must check with the competition organizers. Details for the listed competitions are described in Section (6) below.

  • You are responsible for the information displayed on your profile. You can enter your work, educational, personal information and information about your social profile. You can check your Privacy Settings to maintain what information is visible to public.

  • We do not endorse or verify work and content posted by users. Our content and materials are provided to you “as is,” without any guarantees.

  • You are solely responsible for your own use of the UNI. In case you see any violation of intellectual property rights/CC licenses, we may contact the content owner on your behalf to settle the issue. You need to right to us for such cases on legal@uni.xyz.

  • You agree to follow the rules of UNI. Your use of UNI and its services is also subject to our Privacy Policy, Acceptable Use Policy, Copyright Policy, and Trademark Policy.

  • We offer tools for you to give feedback and report complaints. If you think someone has violated your intellectual property rights, other laws, or UNI’s policies, you can initiate a report at the contact us portal or by using our in-product reporting tool such as “report”.

We are pleased that you want to join UNI and encourage you to read the full Terms of Service.

1. User Agreement

1.1 Contract

You agree that by clicking “Sign up”, Sign up with social platforms or similar, registering, accessing or using our services (described below), you are agreeing to enter into a legally binding Contract with UNI (even if you are using our Services on behalf of a company). If you do not agree to this contract (“Contract” or “User Agreement”), do not click “Sign up” (or similar) and do not access or otherwise use any of our Services.

These terms of service (“Terms”) sets forth the agreement (“Agreement”) between you and UNIEGIS Network Private Limited, (“UNI” “we” or “us”). It governs your use of the products and services we offer through our website, applications and products (collectively “UNI”) as well as through Creative Common license (“CC” Attribution).  Your personal data provided to, or collected by or for, our Services is controlled by UNI and will be governed under the law of NCT, India.

Your use of our Services is also subject to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.

You agree that by clicking “Sign up”, Sign up with social platforms or similar, registering, accessing or using our services, you are agreeing to enter into a legally binding Contract with UNI.

1.2 Users and Visitors

This Contract applies to uni.xyz, its branded websites like, Unfuse, Commun, Stunnin, Funkt, Boun and other UNI-related sites, apps, communications and other services that state that they are offered under this Contract (“Services”), including the offsite collection of data for those services such as those who use hosted, listed competitions on UNI. Registered users of our Services are “Users” and unregistered users are “Visitors”. This Contract applies to both.

When you register and join UNI or enroll/subscribe for any of our branded websites you become a User. If you have chosen not to register for our services and our branded websites, you may access certain features as a visitor.

This Contract applies to uni.xyz, its branded websites like, Unfuse, Commun, Stunnin, Funkt, Boun and other UNI-related sites, apps, communications and other services.

1.3 Change of Terms

We can change these Terms at any time including our Privacy Policy and our Cookie Policy from time to time. We keep a historical record of all changes under Archive. If a change is material, we’ll let you know before they take effect. By using UNI on or after that effective date, you agree to the new Terms. If you don’t agree to them, you should delete your account before they take effect, otherwise your use of the site and content will be subject to the new Terms.

By using UNI, you agree to these Terms. If you don’t agree to any of the Terms, you can’t use UNI.

We can change these Terms at any time including our Privacy Policy and our Cookie Policy from time to time.

2. Use of UNI

2.1 Who Can Use It

Use of UNI by anyone under 13 years of age is prohibited. You represent that you are at least the age of majority in the jurisdiction where you live or, if you are not, your parent or legal guardian must consent to this Terms of Service and affirm that they accept this Agreement on your behalf and bear responsibility for your use.

At UNI Users are account holders. As a User you agree to: (a) try to choose a strong and secure password; (2) keep your password secure and confidential; (3) not transfer/sell any part of your account if the service for the same has not been provided on our website; and (4) follow the law and our list of Dos and Don’ts. You are responsible for anything that happens through your account unless you close it or report misuse.

Use of UNI by anyone under 13 years of age is prohibited.

2.2 Registration

When you set up a profile on the UNI, you will be asked to provide certain information about yourself. You agree to provide us accurate information, including your real name, when you create your account on the UNI. We will treat information you provide as part of registration in accordance with our Privacy Policy. You should take care in maintaining the confidentiality of your password.

In case our system detects that the data submitted at registration doesn’t comply with our Terms we may ask you to rectify or verify the information.

2.3 Privacy Policy

Our Privacy practices are set forth in our Privacy Policy. By use of UNI, you agree to accept our Privacy Policy, regardless of whether you are a user or a visitor.

2.4 Notices and Service Messages

You agree that we will provide notices to you in the following ways : (1) a notice within the Service, or (2) a message sent to the contact information you provided us (e.g., email, mobile number, physical address). You agree to keep your contact information up to date.

Please review your Settings to control and limit the messages you receive from us.

You agree to provide us accurate information, including your real name, when you create your account on the UNI.

2.5 Sharing of Information

Our Services allow messaging and sharing of information in many ways, such as your profile, your projects, your ideas, your discussions, Direct messaging and blogs. Information and content that you share or post may be seen by other Users or Visitors. Where we have made Settings available, we will honor the choices you make about who can see content or information (e.g., people you have limited/blocked to follow your posts)

We are not obligated to publish any information or content on our Service and can remove it in our sole discretion, with or without notice.

We are not obligated to publish any information or content on our Service and can remove it in our sole discretion, with or without notice.

2.6 Competitions and Awards

When you participate in a hosted competition/award on UNI you abide by the rules of the competition organizers. You also agree that you are not doing any copyright infringement and retain ownership of the copyright and other intellectual property you submit on UNI. We will not be responsible for any communication between you and third parties that also includes Users who are currently using UNI.

You agree to pay the registration fee if any to participate in the competition and to use UNI for submission and judging of your entries. See Section (6) for details.

UNI also lists competitions from other organizers. UNI is not responsible for any incorrect information displayed on the UNI. You will contact the competition organizer in case you find any discrepancy on the same.

2.7 Acceptable Use Policy

In your interaction with others on UNI, you agree to follow the Acceptable Use Policy at all times.

2.8 Termination

You may close your account at any time by going to account Settings and deleting your account. It may take us up to 30 days to completely remove your account. In case you login back in to your account in the aforementioned period your account will get reactivated again. We may terminate or suspend your UNI account if you violate any UNI policy or for any other reason.

2.9 Changes on UNI.

We are always trying to improve your experience on the UNI. We may need to add or change features and may do so without notice to you. For any material changes/features which results in the change of Terms and Privacy, we will notify you in prior.

2.10 Feedback

We welcome your feedback and suggestions about how to improve UNI. Feel free to submit feedback at aboutuni.xyz/contact or by dropping us a mail at support@uni.xyz . By submitting feedback, you agree to grant us the right, at our discretion, to use, disclose and otherwise exploit the feedback, in whole or part, freely and without compensation to you.

When you participate in a hosted competition/award on UNI you abide by the rules of the competition organizers.

3 Content Rights & Responsibilities

3.1 Definition of Your Content

UNI enables you to add content in the form of, texts, photos, embed videos, links, and files to share with others. All material that you upload, publish or display to others via UNI will be referred to collectively as “Your content” You acknowledge and agree that, as part of using UNI, your design may be viewed by the general public including Users and visitors and may appear in search engines as well depending on the creative content licenses assigned to your content. Your content can broadly be divided under following category:

3.1.1 Definition of Your Work

At UNI you can showcase your “work” hereby will be referred as your “content”, this enables you to put your intellectual and creative property on UNI and can be viewed publicly. While showcasing your work you will need to assign the CC Attribution (learn more about the CC attribution) to your work, this will govern the way your content is being displayed on UNI and outside of it over search engines. CC Attribution will also define the rights of reproduction of your content and how it will be used over internet.

If your work is not suitable for Minors you will need to specify the content as “adult content” while uploading. Other users can also report about the content and upon verification we may change the attribution to your content and notify you for the same. If you think that this is not correct you may “appeal” for the same.

3.1.2 Definition of Ideas

You can post ideas in the form of text, images and embedded videos/audio/other media. An idea is a form of question and can be posted by users only. Your idea will be public and can be shared over internet and other social platforms as well, it can be re-shared by other Users of UNI as well. Users of UNI can discuss and give viewpoints on your ideas.

3.1.3 Definition of Discussions

You can post discussions on your work in the form of text, supported by images and embedded media. You can also initiate discussions on another User’s work. Initiated discussion are public and can be shared across UNI, other social media platforms and over web. Other Users of UNI can participate on your discussion and give their viewpoint on it. If the community finds your content/Post inappropriate, UNI can take action and remove the content upon User’s request.

At UNI you can share your work, ideas and start discussions. These are collectively called as your content.

3.2 Ownership

As between you and UNI, you, or your licensor, as applicable, retain ownership of the copyright and other intellectual property in your content, subject to following non-exclusive rights granted to us: A worldwide, transferable and sub-licensable right to use, copy, modify, distribute, publish and process information and content that you provide through our Services, without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or others. This also means you assume all risks related to it, including someone else’s reliance on its accuracy, or claims relating to intellectual property or other legal rights.

As between you and UNI, you, or your licensor, as applicable, retain ownership of the copyright and other intellectual property in your content, subject to the non-exclusive rights granted to us.

3.3 Content Rights & Responsibilities

As between you and UNI, you own the content and information that you submit or post to the Services and you are only granting UNI and our affiliate the following non-exclusive license: A worldwide, transferable and sub-licensable right to use, copy, modify, distribute, publish and process information and content that you provide through our Services, without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or others. We may also use your content to promote Medium, including its products and content. We will not sell your content to third parties without your explicit permission. These rights are limited on following ways:

  • You can end this license for specific content by deleting such content from the Services or generally by closing your account except (a) to the extent you shared it with others as part of the Service and they copied, re-shared it or stored it and (b) for the reasonable time it takes to remove from backup and other systems.
  • We will get your consent if we want to give third parties the right to publish your posts beyond the Service. However, other Users and/or Visitors may access and share your content and information, consistent with your choices. In such cases the right of CC attribution will always remain with you.
  • While we may edit and make formatting changes to your content (such as translating it, modifying the size, layout or file type or removing metadata), we will not modify the meaning of your expression.
  • You are welcome to post content on UNI that you’ve published elsewhere, as long as you have the rights you need to do so. By posting content to UNI, you represent that doing so doesn’t conflict with any other agreement you’ve made with your co-worker, company, friends, or other similar platforms over Internet.
  • By posting content you didn’t create to UNI, you are representing that you have the right to do so. For example, you are posting a work that has been referenced or taken from a public domain, used under license (including a free license, such as Creative Commons), or a fair use.

    You accept full responsibility for avoiding infringement of the intellectual property or personal rights of others or violation of laws and regulations in connection with your content. You are responsible for ensuring that your content does not violate our Acceptable Use Policy, Copyright Policy, Trademark Policy, other published policy, or any applicable law or regulation. You agree to pay all royalties, fees and any other monies owed to any person by reason of your content.

  • Because you own your content and information and we only have non-exclusive rights to it, you may choose to make it available to others, including under the terms of a CC license.
  • You also acknowledge and agree that we may preserve your content and may also disclose your content and related information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure in reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process, applicable laws or government requests; (b) comply with legal process, applicable laws or government requests; (d) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; or (e) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of UNI, its Users, or the public.
  • You understand that we may modify, adapt, or create derivative works from your content in order to transmit, display or distribute it over computer networks, devices, service providers, and in various media. We also may remover or refuse to publish your content, in whole or part, at any time.
  • You further give us the permission and authority to act as your non-exclusive agent to take enforcement action against any unauthorized use by third-parties of any of your content outside UNI or in violation of our Terms of Service.

As between you and UNI, you, or your licensor, as applicable, retain ownership of the copyright and other intellectual property in your content, subject to the non-exclusive rights granted to us.



3.4 Our Content and Service Availability

3.4.1 Definition of Our Content and Materials.

All intellectual property in or related to UNI (specifically including, but not limited to our software, our associated apps, website, logos but excluding your content) is the property of UNI, or its subsidiaries and affiliates, or content posted by other users on UNI licensed to us (collectively “Our Content and Service availability”).

We reserve all rights to change UNI’s look and feel. Some parts of UNI are licensed under third-party open source as well as purchased licenses. We also make some of our own code available under open source licenses. As for other parts of UNI, you may not copy or adapt any portion of our code or visual design elements (including logos) without express written permission from UNI unless otherwise permitted by law.

3.4.2 Featured Content

Our editorial team may push some content on top without any monetary promotion to maintain the quality of content that is being displayed on UNI. Our team curate contents daily but it is also possible that we may take few days to push new curated contents on top. We don’t charge our users and will never do to promote or feature their content. We do not believe in advertising creative content. However, an organization or individual may hire User on UNI to create content for them which can be featured on UNI without we taking any charges/fee for the content.

3.4.3 Data

All data that UNI collects (“data”) about use of our website and associated apps by you or others is the property of UNI, its subsidiaries, and affiliates. For clarity, data does not include your content and is separate from our content and materials.

3.4.4 Service Availability

We may change or discontinue any of our services. We don’t promise to store or keep showing any information and content that you‘ve posted.

At UNI we store some of your information including images, media and text, however we are not providing any active storage service. You agree that we have no obligation to store, maintain or provide you a copy of any content or information that you or others provide, except to the extent required by applicable law and as noted in our Privacy Policy.

Agreement in between your use of UNI and Us about our contents and the services that we provide under UNI.

3.4.5 Other Content, Sites and Apps

By using the services, you may encounter content or information that might be inaccurate, incomplete, delayed, misleading, illegal, offensive or otherwise harmful. UNI generally does not review content provided by our Users or others. You agree that we are not responsible for others’ (including other Users’) content or information. We cannot always prevent tis misuse of our services, and you agree that we are not responsible for any such misuse. You also acknowledge the risk that you, your work, team or your organization may be mistakenly associated with content about others when we let followers know you or your organization were mentioned in the news. You may opt out of this feature.

To enable a functioning community, we have Rules. To ensure usernames are distributed and used fairly, we have a Username Policy. Under our Trademark Policy, we’ll investigate any use of another’s Trademark and respond appropriately.

You are responsible for deciding if you want to access of use third party apps or sites that link from our Services. If you allow a third-party app or site to authenticate you or connect with your UNI account, that app or site can access information on UNI related to you and your connections. Third party apps and sites have their own legal Terms and Privacy Policies, and you may be giving other permission to use your information in ways we would not. Except to the limited extent it may be required by applicable law, UNI is not responsible for these other sites and apps – use these at your own risk. Please see out Privacy Policy.

Our liability and responsibility to the services that we provide under UNI.

3.4.6 Our License to You

  • We grant you a limited, non-exclusive license to use and access Our Content, Services and data as made available to you on UNI in connection with your use of our services, subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

  • UNI gives you a worldwide, royalty free, revocable, non-assignable and non-exclusive license to re-post Our content and Materials anywhere on the web provided that : (a) the user who created the content has not explicitly marked the content as not for reproduction under the CC license. (b) you do not modify the content unless mentioned otherwise; (c) you attribute UNI by name in readable text and with a human and machine-followable link (an HTML <> anchor tag) linking back to the page displaying the original source of the content on https://uni.xyz on every page that contains our content and materials; (d) upon request, either by UNI or a user, you remove the user’s name from content where user has objection. e.g. (discussions, team members) (e) upon request either by UNI or by a user who contributed to the content, you make a reasonable effort to update a particular piece of content to the latest version on UNI; and (f) upon request, either by UNI or by a user who contributed to the content that has been deleted or marked as not for reproduction under CC attribution. (g) you don’t republish more than a small portion of our content. In exercising these rights, you may not implicitly or explicitly assert any connection with, sponsorship or endorsement by UNI or any UNI user, without separate, express prior written permission from us.

  • You are not entitled to run any active promotion on UNI or use its services to promote content that does not belong to you. You will also not use UNI to promote your company or its services except you and your company’s intellectual property. We may push your content down on our feed if we find it to be an active promotion and acts as a spamming tool to misuse our services. We reserve the right to push curated content.
    You will only use assigned services to promote your business and content such as listing competition on UNI.

  • We may terminate our license to you at any time for any reason. We have the right but not the obligation to refuse to distribute any content on UNI or to remove content. Except the rights and license granted in these Terms, we reverse all other rights and grant no other rights or licenses, implied or otherwise.

  • You may not do, or try to do, the following: (a) access or tamper with non-public areas of the Services, our computer systems, or the systems of our technical providers; (b) access or search the Services by any means other than the currently available, published interfaces (e.g., APIs) that we provide; (3) forg