We offer an online service for easy decision making. Our service provides users with the opportunity to create a question (tricision) and to send a link to third parties via email, to share it on facebook or to tweet it on twitter. These are able to suggest, comment and evaluate solutions.
Tricider can be used anonymously. Users can sign up for a myTricider account for a more convinient way to handle multiple tricisions. Such an account offers a personal login and an overview of all created tricisions and those in which the user participated. The user can furthermore edit, complete or remove tricisions.
Users are fully responsible for any activities that they carry out using our platform. This applies, in particular, with respect to the content of processes and projects as well as the choice of recipients of the questions. In principle, we do not review the content stored using our website and it does not necessarily reflect our own opinion.
tricider offers registered users two options: a) a free, non exclusive platform to collect ideas and vote and b) a paid, non-exclusive usage of extra-features ( hereinafter referred to as “myTricider Plus Membership”). The right to use our service is only valid based on the current state of technology. We may restrict our services for a period of time, if necessary, for reasons concerning capacity limits, the security or integrity of the server or in order to perform technical maintenance and so as to ensure that we can properly offer our services or enhance them (maintenance work).
tricider does not warrant that the services will meet your requirements or expectations, the services will be delivered uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, the results that may be obtained from the use of the services will be accurate or reliable, any errors in the services will be corrected.
It is strictly prohibited to make use of our services to create and share decisions and brainstorming if such decisions and their content violate laws or are offensive in nature or infringe on the rights of third parties. It is the responsibility of each user to ensure that the user's content is legal and that it does not infringe on the rights of third parties.
In particular, the following is prohibited:
The User must register prior to using the myTricider Plus Membership. The User warrants and represents that all of the data provided by the User for registration is accurate and complete. The User shall report any changes in the registration data to tricider without undue delay. The User shall not use pseudonyms or pen names for registration. The User warrants and represents that he or she is of legal age at the time of registration.
The User shall choose a password upon registration. The User is obliged to keep this password secret. tricider shall not disclose the password to any third party and tricider shall not ask for the User's password at any time. By completing the registration process, the User consents to enter the agreement to use the services of the tricider Websites. tricider accepts this offer by activating the membership for the use of services on tricider Websites. The agreement takes effect with the aforementioned acceptance by tricider. Each User is entitled to register with tricider only once, and the User may only establish one (1) user profile. It is technically impossible for tricider to determine with certainty whether any user registered with tricider is in fact the person he or she represents to be. Therefore, tricider assumes no liability for the actual identity of a user.
myTricider Plus Membership shall run for the period selected by the user when purchasing the membership. After this term, the membership will end automatically. Furthermore, both the User and tricider may deliver termination by sending a fax or letter. The termination notice shall include the username of the User and an email address of the User registered on the tricider Websites. If myTricider Plus Membership has been terminated, the User is entitled to retain free usage of the website. The provisions of this section shall not affect the right of both parties to terminate the agreement for good cause. A good cause is defined as an event which makes it unacceptable for tricider to continue the agreement to the end of the termination period, taking into account all circumstances of the individual case and weighing the interests of tricider against the User's. A good cause includes any the following events: If the User fails to comply with any applicable legal provisions. If the User breaches a contractual obligation, in particular an obligation set forth in sections 2 and 4 of these GTC If the reputation of the services offered on the tricider Websites is substantially impaired by the online presence of the User (if, for example, it is discovered after registration that the User has been convicted of a criminal offence, and if said conviction is known to other users); If the User promotes any communities or associations (or any of their methods or activities) which are under surveillance by authorities responsible for public safety or the protection of minors, or; If the User causes harm to any other user(s) If the User is a member of a religious sect or a denomination that is controversial in Germany. In the event of a good cause in accordance with this section and notwithstanding tricider's right to terminate the contract in accordance with this section, tricider is entitled to: Delete the contents posted by the User Issue a warning, or Block the User's access to the services on the tricider Websites.
In the following cases, the User shall not be entitled to claim reimbursement of any advance payments: If tricider has terminated the contract for good cause pursuant to this section, If tricder has blocked the User’s access in accordance with this section, or If the User has terminated the agreement. However, the User's right to claim reimbursement of any advance payments shall not be excluded in this case if the User has terminated the agreement for a good cause attributable to tricider.
tricider reserves the right (but has no obligation) to pre-screen, review, flag, filter, modify, refuse or remove any or all content. You understand that by using the Services you may be exposed to content that you may find offensive, indecent or objectionable and that, in this respect, you use the Services at your own risk.
The user may make use of our intellectual property rights only as provided for within this agreement and with our consent. The user may not register any protected privileges, such as trademarks, or have any such registered by third parties, nor may the user assert any such or have any such asserted by third parties, which are either fully or in part identical or similar to ours. Any and all rights to make use of our intellectual property rights shall end for the user upon termination of this agreement.
We shall be liable without limitation for any damage resulting from injury to life, limb or health because of a negligent violation of our obligations on our part as well as for any damage due to an act omitted deliberately or gross negligently by us.
In the event of minor negligence, we shall be liable for claims based on Section 311(3) German Civil Code and also if we are in breach of a material contractual duty (cardinal obligation). Where we are in breach of an essential contractual duty, our liability shall be limited to foreseeable contractual damage.
Otherwise, any and all liability shall be excluded.
The aforementioned liability provisions shall also apply to our assistants and vicarious agents.
We reserve the right to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time and without providing grounds. Should individual provisions of these Terms and Conditions be or become ineffective, the remaining provisions shall remain unaffected. The ineffective provision shall be deemed replaced by such provision which economically most closely resembles the purpose and intent of the ineffective provision in legally effective manner.
Updated: May 2011
Rewarded tricison can be set-up by the organizers and may vary in their character. The specific description of the rewards and the conditions of participation and the participation deadline is tricison page is shown in a large box in the upper right of the page.
Organizers of these rewarded tricisions is the respective creator of the tricision.
The data collected from the participants are used exclusively for carrying out the rewarded tricison. In addition, the usage is subject to the privacy statements of tricider, to be found here. The user does not need give his actual name but may use a freely invented pseudonym as his username. The freely-selectable username can be publicly used by tricider. The other data must be truthful. These data, in particular the e-mail address will NOT be publicly shown. They are also never passed to a third party or to the creator of the tricison.
By adding any content, in particular ideas, comments, arguments and votes, the participant hands over all rights to this content.
The rewards will be chosen less than 10 days after the end the entry period and the winner will be informed by e-mail.
The profits will be sent by e-mail. The recipient receives a voucher code by e-mail. The details of redeeming the voucher code is given in the mail and the special terms and conditions of the rewarded tricision.
A cash payment of winnings is impossible.
Three types of awards are possible. The creator of the rewarded tricison can choose, which he wishes to use. The chosen rewards are clearly written on the question page in a box in the upper right of the page.
The winner for the idea with the most votes is determined by the number of votes cast for each idea. The most voted ideas will be the given the price stated on the tricision page. Participation is achieved by proposing an idea in the tricision. If two ideas have the same number of votes cast, the winning idea is determined by a random number generator.
The reward for participating in the vote will be given to one of those participants who casted votes for the ideas. The number of votes cast does not matter. Nor which idea was voted for. The winner is choosen by a random number generator. The type of reward is described on the tricision page. Participation is by delivering one vote for any idea of this tricison. The input of ideas, comments and arguments is not included in this reward.
The winners for special rewards for good ideas are chosen by the creator of the rewarded tricision. ganizers within 10 days after the end of participation period. The number of special rewards is predetermined with a previously fixed-value prizes. Participation is achieved by proposing an idea. If the creator of the tricsion does not choose the winners within the 10 day period, the rewards will be determined automatically for the ideas with the most votes. No idea will be rewarded twice. If fewer ideas have been submitted be, the other prizes are selected by a random number generator.
It is possible that a natural person receives several awards.
Admission is free. For participation it is not necessary to purchase any goods or a service.
A rewarded tricision is open to everyone having completed the fourteenth year. In order to participate at a rewarded tricision it is necessary to register with a valid e-mail address. This requires the entry of a username, e-mail address and password OR a verification via Facebook Connect Login or Google. Any natural person may apply only once. Employees and contractors of tricider and those persons who are directly involved in the organization of the rewarded tricision are not eligible. This also applies to relatives of such persons.
tricider has the right to exclude those participants from current and future rewarded tricisions who manipulate the participation process, the question and / or try to manipulate this offer and / or violate the rules of participation and / or otherwise unfairly trying to influence the tricision, in particular, by interference and / or harassment of employees or other participants. Excluded are also people who use unauthorized aids or other benefits through manipulation. In these cases tricider may also subsequently reclaim awards afterwards. In cases of false or untrue personal information can tricider exclude the participant of the rewarded tricision.
tricider reserves the right to modify, suspend or discontinue reward-tricisions in whole or in part, without prior notification if unforeseen circumstances occur. Such factors include particularly, but not limited to, the occurrence of a computer virus, a bug, unauthorized intervention of third parties, or mechanical or technical problems that are beyond the control and possible influence of tricider.
Any recourse to courts of law is excluded.