Terms & privacy

The terms of use for the site (hereinafter the “TOU”) apply to any visitor (hereinafter the “User”) of the website, which is publicly available at https://nicetomateyou.com/ (hereinafter the “Site”). On their Site, NICE TO MATE YOU offers the service of connecting Users who are in search of housing in an apartment-share situation in France or abroad.

Legal Notice

NICE TO MATE YOU [https://nicetomateyou.com/terms] is the Site publisher.

Acceptance of the TOU

Any access to the Site requires acceptance of the TOU. The User acknowledges having read and understood all of the TOU, which the User declares to accept without reservation. Furthermore, the User acknowledges having the ability to enter into the contract through the acceptance of the TOU. The TOU are available at the following address, where they can be printed: https://nicetomateyou.com/terms.

Changes to the TOU

NICE TO MATE YOU reserves the right to, at any time, change the TOU applicable to the Site, subject to prior notice of at least one month before the changed TOU come into force. The User must periodically check the TOU, which are publicly available at the above-mentioned address, and agrees to immediately discontinue any use of the Site in the event where the User disapproves of the TOU.

Terms of Use for the Site

The use of the Site is reserved exclusively for personal, non-commercial purposes.

The Site is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. NICE TO MATE YOU cannot guarantee the implementation of an interrupted service and/or provide continued access to any of the services proposed in any place whatsoever. NICE TO MATE YOU can at any time make improvement or changes to the Site. NICE TO MATE YOU disclaims all warranties of quality, truthfulness, accuracy, fitness for a particular purpose, ownership, and non-infringement. No content or information provided by the Site shall be construed as implied warranty.

Under no circumstances, NICE TO MATE YOU shall not be held liable, regardless of the basis of the action invoking liability, for indirect damages (or any damage as a result of incorrect interpretation of a publication, disinformation, or defamation) following or connected to the use or publication of information forwarded by the Site.

It is strictly forbidden to use any of the contents available on the Site in an unlawful manner or in a way that harms NICE TO MATE YOU, the Users, or any third parties, or in any way that hinders, distorts, or interrupts the orderly operation of the Site’s activity.
The User guarantees NICE TO MATE YOU against any requests, complaints, or actions based on the possible infringement of the rights of a third party by the User’s actions. NICE TO MATE YOU reserves the right to remove a publication or comments at any time.

NICE TO MATE YOU cannot be held liable for any improper use of the publications on the Site by any third party. NICE TO MATE YOU can in no way be held liable due to comments left by the Users, publications on the Site, or information that the Users mention on their accounts.

Creation and Use of a User Account

The creation of a User account creates no obligation for NICE TO MATE YOU and creates no right for the User. NICE TO MATE YOU has the right to change the terms of access and use part or all of the User’s account at their sole discretion. NICE TO MATE YOU will do their best to inform the User of the changes, yet this is not an enforceable obligation.

Creation

The usernames used to create a User account must uphold law and order and respect the rights of third parties. In particular, the usernames prohibited are those that are of a pornographic, racist, or violent nature, as well as those usernames that borrow or refer to a commercial brand, and generally use any terms or expressions that may infringe on the rights of third parties.

The usernames are strictly personal and must not be disclosed to third parties. The User is the sole guardian and entirely responsible for the preservation of this confidential material and the use of his username. The User must take all necessary measures to prevent unauthorized or fraudulent use of the User’s account. NICE TO MATE YOU shall never request the User, for any reason, to provide his username to NICE TO MATE YOU and any such request should be considered a fraudulent request.

Use

The User account is created and used under the sole responsibility of the User.
The User account allows the User to:

  • Publish advertisements accessible to other Users who have created a User account;
  • access a messaging service that enables contact with other Users, only if they have accepted a prior invitation;
Post personalized advertisements to find:
  • Roommates without housing
  • Roommates with housing Housing
  • People looking to rent an empty residence

The User can close his account at any time without prior notice or any fees. NICE TO MATE YOU reserves the right, without prior notice or compensation, to temporarily or definitively close a User account in the event where the User fails to follow the TOU.

The closure of the account, for whatever reason, is likely to result in the loss of all the data as well as the benefits provided to the User. Under these circumstances, it shall be the responsibility of the User to take the necessary measures to preserve his data.

Notification of Illicit Content

In compliance with the provisions of law No. 2004-575 of June 21st, 2004, NICE TO MATE YOU, as a technical services provider, is not subject to a general obligation to monitor User generated content on the Site.

Any person who wishes to bring to the attention of NICE TO MATE YOU the publication of obviously illicit material must provide all the information that leads to locating the relevant content on the Site and determining the illicit nature of the said content.

In order to do this, contact can be made through:
A message sent to: nicetomateyou@gmail.com
A registered letter with acknowledgment of receipt sent to:
Nicetomateyou.com Illicit Content Department – 8 Avenue du Lieutenant Mallet, 44100 Nantes

This notification must specify:
The date of the notification; the identity of the User: first and last names, profession, place of residence, nationality, date and place of birth (if it concerns an individual) or legal form, name, registered office, and the legal representation body (if it concerns a corporation); the identification of the User and/or disputed content; a description of litigious facts and their location on the Site, including the URL of the relevant page of content; the reasons why the content must be removed, including reference to the legal provisions and supporting evidence. A copy of the correspondence addressed to the person who published the illicit content requesting the discontinuation, withdrawal, or change of said illicit content, or the reason why the said person could not be contacted.

NICE TO MATE YOU will assess the illicit nature of the identified contents and, if necessary, act promptly to remove the relevant content or make it impossible to access. In compliance with the provisions of article 6-I-4 of law No. 2004-575 of June 21st, 2004, the fact, for any person, of presenting to NICE TO MATE YOU content or activity as being illicit with the aim of having it removed or ending its circulation while knowing this information to be inaccurate, is punishable by penalty of up to one year of imprisonment and a €15,000 fine. Should they receive a notification establishing that the content contains offenses pertaining to the glorification of crimes against humanity, incitement to racial hatred, or child pornography, NICE TO MATE YOU will inform the relevant public authorities.

Links to Other Websites

The links to other websites lead away from the Site. These sites are not under the control of NICE TO MATE YOU, which is in no way responsible for the content of those sites.

Personal Data

NICE TO MATE YOU endeavors to protect the private lives of its Users by following the existing regulations concerning this matter. Data of a personal nature pertaining to the Users is collected and processed by NICE TO MATE YOU so as to allow for:

  • the identification of the User and the opening of a personalized session on the Site (certain services require identification for the purposes of their use),
  • the facilitation of browsing on the Site,
  • the improvement of browsing ease and functionality on the platform in order to better respond to the Users expectations,
  • an increase in the chances of Users finding roommates who best fit their lifestyle.

This data is intended for use by NICE TO MATE YOU, which will neither share nor disclose it to third parties. The User agrees to only supply data that is real, factual, and lawful, and will keep NICE TO MATE YOU informed of any related modification or change.

The User is informed that cookies may be installed automatically while the Site is being used. NICE TO MATE YOU uses cookies to ensure the management of User accounts, to improve browsing on the Site, to locate “bugs” and identify new features that the Users want.

The User is informed that he can refuse cookies by consulting the help page of his Internet browser.

In accordance with articles 38 to 40 of the law 78-17 of January 6th, 1978, the User is informed of his right to access, query, rectification or remove data that concerns him. For this purpose, the User must make contact through email: nicetomateyou@gmail.com with the following message subject: user data

NICE TO MATE YOU may change its policy regarding personal data. Should NICE TO MATE YOU wish to use personal data in a way that is different from what is stated in this clause, NICE TO MATE YOU agrees to display these changes in a visible way on this page.

Intellectual Property

The Site and its constituent elements are protected by the right of industrial design, copyrights, trademark rights as well as the regulations applying to unfair competition, and they cannot be copied or imitated, be it entirely or partially. Unless as expressly authorized by NICE TO MATE YOU, no logo, graphic element, sound or image originally from the Site may be copied or circulated. NICE TO MATE YOU is a registered trademark of NICE TO MATE YOU. All rights that are not expressly granted are reserved by NICE TO MATE YOU.

Governing Law and Assignment of Jurisdiction The TOU and, more generally, the relationship between NICE TO MATE YOU and the User shall be governed by French law. Before taking any legal action, the parties agree to seek an amicable solution.

NICE TO MATE YOU, having its registered office located at 8 Avenue du Lieutenant Mallet, 44100 Nantes, with a registered capital of €2,100, registered with the RCS (Trade and Companies Register) in Nantes under number 811 761 949, is represented by Clément Champau.
The email address where the User can send his complaints is: nicetomateyou@gmail.com and the telephone number is: 06 30 62 68 68
The publishing manager is: Clément Champau

The Site is hosted by:
DigitalOcean, 101 Avenue of the Americas, 10th Floor New York, NY 10013, telephone number: (347) 903-7918

The processing of personal data by the Site has been subject to registration with the French National Commission for Information Technology and Civil Liberties (CNIL), which issued the following receipts: 1866510 v 0 // June 11th, 2015.

In the event of a dispute, the original French version of these TOU shall prevail.