Terms and Conditions

1. Your Acceptance

This is an agreement (“Agreement”) between SYNGENTA AGRO AG (“Cropio”), the owner and operator of www.cropio.com, the Cropio software, the Cropio mobile applications and you (“you,” “your” or “user(s)”), a user of the our website or service. Throughout this document, the words “Cropio”, “SYNGENTA AGRO AG”, “us”, “we”, and “our”, refer to us, SYNGENTA AGRO AG, our site and service cropio.com (“Site” or “Service”), or our app, Cropio (“App”), as is appropriate in the context of the use of the words.

Please read the Terms of Service and the Privacy Policy before using our Site and Service. This Agreement is legally binding and governs your use of our App, Site and Service. By using or accessing any part of our Site or Service you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service and confirm you accept the Privacy Policy.

We may amend our Terms of Service or Privacy Policy from time to time and we ask you to check this page as this Agreement or our Privacy Policy may have changed. Your continued use of our App, Site or Service will constitute acknowledgement and consent to any amendments made within the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

If you do not agree to the Terms of Service please cease using our Site and Service immediately. If you have not read the Privacy Policy yet, please do it before further use of our Site. Users of our Service must be above the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18 please stop using our Site and Service immediately and do not submit any information to us.

2. Cropio Description of Service

Cropio provides online and mobile tools for farmers and agricultural companies involved in land cultivation. We provide record keeping, paperless tracking, scheduling and data analytics tools. In addition, we provide resource management tools, weather updates and intelligent reports that helps better manage agricultural operations.

3. Definitions

Throughout this Agreement, we may use certain words or phrases, and it is important that you understand the meaning of them. The list is not all-encompassing and no definition should be considered binding to the point that it renders this Agreement nonsensical:

  • “Agreement” means these Terms of Service;
  • “App” means the Cropio application for mobile devices that we may make available through our Site or a third party app store or site, offering similar features to those available on our Site;
  • “Service” refers to the services that we provide through our Site, as well as any Software and our App;
  • “Site” refers to our website, www.cropio.com;
  • “Cropio” “us,” “we,” and “our,” refers to our company SYNGENTA AGRO AG, our Site, App or our Service, depending on the context of the usage;
  • “User” refers to you, those who use our Services, and general visitors to our Site;
  • “You” refers to you, the person who is entering into this Agreement with SYNGENTA AGRO AG.

4. User Accounts and Personal Data

During account registration we require your name, farm name, and e-mail. We may also require additional information from you if necessary. Please read our Privacy Policy that describes these and other data we collect, how we store and use your personal data, who may have access to them, your abilities regarding these data and legal grounds for such processing.

After registering, Cropio will provide you with a username. We have the final discretion in granting accounts and reserve the right to reject users without explanation.

Your credit card information is not collected, stored and/or processed by us. We refer only your order number directly to payment service providers. We may at our discretion restrict, limit or revoke your ability to register or use Cropio at any time.

5. Limited License and Use of Cropio

When using any of our Site, Services or our App, we grant you a personal, limited, non-exclusive license to install and use our software or application. We may make our App available on our Site or elsewhere, such as a third party store dedicated to the promotion and sale of apps. You are given the right to download one copy of the App at the price listed, if any.

When you use our Service or App you are granted a license only for your personal use. This means that you cannot sell our Service or App anywhere else, share your license with anyone else, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to copy our Service or App, or try and make money off of it without our express written permission. Even if we offer our Service or App for free, you must still abide by these provisions and not copy or otherwise use our App in a manner prohibited by this section. You obtain no ownership rights when you purchase and download any software or our App, but are instead buying (or, in the case of a free download, being given) a license to install and use our software or App within the confines of this Agreement.

When using our App, Site or Service, you assume full responsibility for your use and agree not to use it in ways not explicitly authorized by Cropio. You are responsible for your use of Cropio, and for any use of Cropio made using your account. You agree not to access, copy, or otherwise use Cropio, including our intellectual property and trademarks, except as authorized by these Terms of Service or as otherwise authorized in writing by Cropio. By using our Site and Service you agree to the following:

You agree not to transmit anything that is illegal, abusive, harassing, harmful to reputation, pornographic, indecent, profane, obscene, hateful, racist, or otherwise objectionable in our reasonable opinion;

You agree to provide truthful and accurate content;

You agree not to violate any contract, rules or policies that govern the use of your mobile device, as directed by your wireless carrier and/or mobile device manufacturer;

You agree not to transmit any malicious or unsolicited software;

You agree not to impersonate any person or entity, use a fictitious name, or misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;

You agree not to violate any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to Cropio;

You agree not to interfere with or disrupt Cropio;

You agree not to hack, spam or phish us or other users;

You agree to act within the bounds of common decency when using our website;

You agree not to impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;

You agree not to transfer personal data of the third parties to our App, Site or Service without explicit consent from such third parties or other sufficient legal basis;

You agree not to collect or store personal information about other end users;

You agree to not violate any law or regulation and you are solely responsible for such violations;

You agree not to copy, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, assign, distribute, reverse engineer, grant a security interest in, or otherwise transfer any right to the technology or software underlying our App, Site or any of our Services;

You agree not to cause or aid in the cause of the destruction, manipulation, removal, disabling, or impairment of any portion of our website, including the de-indexing or de-caching of any portion of our website from a thirty party’s website, such as by requesting its removal from a search engine;

You agree not infringe upon our intellectual property unless you have our permission to use it in the specific manner that you used it;

You are expressly prohibited from accessing Cropio through a virtual private network or by proxy.

If you are discovered to be undertaking any of the aforementioned actions your privileges to use our Service may at our discretion be terminated or suspended. Generally, we will provide an explanation for any suspension or termination of your use of any of our Services, but Cropio reserves the right to suspend or terminate any account at any time without notice or explanation.

The Cropio Site and Service may contain links to other websites (such as in advertisements), integrated third party products or allow others to send you such links. A link to a third party’s website does not mean that we endorse it or that we are affiliated with it. We do not exercise control over third-party websites. Your access to such third-party websites or content shall be at your own risk, and you should always read the terms of use and privacy policy of a third-party website before using it. Cropio shall not be responsible for any damages or loss related to the use of any contents, goods or services available on or through any third-party website.

6. Intellectual Property Rights

The design of the Cropio Service along with Cropio created text, scripts, graphics, interactive features and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (“Marks”), are owned by or licensed to SYNGENTA AGRO AG, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under law of England and foreign laws and international conventions. Cropio reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Service and the Site. You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution anything contained within the Site or Service unless we have given express written permission.

7. Content

When you send any content through Cropio, you grant Cropio and its affiliates, representatives and assigns a non-exclusive, fully-paid, perpetual, royalty-free, world-wide, universal, transferable license to display, publicly perform, distribute, store, broadcast, transmit, reproduce, modify, prepare derivative works and otherwise use and reuse all or part of your content and anything we may make with your content through Cropio or any other medium currently invented or invented in the future.

We reserve the right to display advertisements in connection with your content, and to use your content to advertise and promote Cropio.

We are not required to host, display, or distribute any content, and we may refuse to accept or transmit content, and may remove or delete content from Cropio at any time.

8. Payment and Refunds

After registering for a Cropio subscription you must submit a credit card as payment or bank transfer. The price to use our Site and Service may vary. When paying please verify that you understand the price and the terms and conditions of payment. If you are purchasing a monthly plan, please be aware that your credit card will be charged and automatically billed on a monthly basis without additional notice to you. We reserve the right to raise our monthly rates at any time; however, we will provide you with notice of the fee increase. Your credit card information is not collected, stored and/or processed by us. We refer only your order number directly to payment service providers that will prompt you for payment information.

9. Representations and Warranties

WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO THE MERCHANTABILITY OF OUR SERVICE OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. YOU AGREE THAT YOU ARE RELEASING US FROM ANY LIABILITY THAT WE MAY OTHERWISE HAVE TO YOU IN RELATION TO OR ARISING FROM THIS AGREEMENT OR OUR SERVICES, FOR REASONS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FAILURE OF OUR SERVICE, NEGLIGENCE, OR ANY OTHER TORT. TO THE EXTENT THAT APPLICABLE LAW RESTRICTS THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY, YOU AGREE THAT WE ARE ONLY LIABLE TO YOU FOR THE MINIMUM AMOUNT OF DAMAGES THAT THE LAW RESTRICTS OUR LIABILITY TO, IF SUCH A MINIMUM EXISTS.

YOU AGREE THAT WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE IN ANY WAY FOR DAMAGES CAUSED BY THIRD PARTIES WHO MAY USE OUR SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PEOPLE WHO COMMIT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT, DEFAMATION, TORTIOUS INTERFERENCE WITH ECONOMIC RELATIONS, OR ANY OTHER ACTIONABLE CONDUCT TOWARDS YOU.

WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY FAILURE OF THE GOODS OR SERVICES OF OUR COMPANY OR A THIRD PARTY, INCLUDING ANY FAILURES OR DISRUPTIONS, UNTIMELY DELIVERY, SCHEDULED OR UNSCHEDULED, INTENTIONAL OR UNINTENTIONAL, ON OUR WEBSITE WHICH PREVENT ACCESS TO OUR WEBSITE TEMPORARILY OR PERMANENTLY.

THE PROVISION OF OUR SERVICE TO YOU IS CONTINGENT ON YOUR AGREEMENT WITH THIS AND ALL OTHER SECTIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT. NOTHING IN THE PROVISIONS OF THIS “REPRESENTATIONS & WARRANTIES” SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT THE GENERALITY OF THE FIRST PARAGRAPH OF THIS SECTION.

For Jurisdictions that do not allow us to limit our liability: Notwithstanding any provision of these Terms, if your jurisdiction has provisions specific to waiver or liability that conflict with the above then our liability is limited to the smallest extent possible by law. Specifically, in those jurisdictions not allowed, we do not disclaim liability for: (a) death or personal injury caused by its negligence or that of any of its officers, employees or agents; or (b) fraudulent misrepresentation; or (c) any liability which it is not lawful to exclude either now or in the future.

IF YOU ARE A RESIDENT OF A JURISDICTION THAT REQUIRES A SPECIFIC STATEMENT REGARDING RELEASE THEN THE FOLLOWING APPLIES. FOR EXAMPLE, CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS MUST, AS A CONDITION OF THIS AGREEMENT, WAIVE THE APPLICABILITY OF CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542, WHICH STATES, “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.” YOU HEREBY WAIVE THIS SECTION OF THE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE. YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY SIMILAR PROVISION IN LAW, REGULATION, OR CODE THAT HAS THE SAME INTENT OR EFFECT AS THE AFOREMENTIONED RELEASE.

10.Limitations on Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL CROPIO, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR SERVICES, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR SERVICES, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR SERVICES BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SERVICES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.

YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT CROPIO SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR CONTENT OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.

IN THE EVENT OF ANY PROBLEM WITH THIS WEB SITE OR ANY CONTENT, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO CEASE USING THIS WEB SITE. IN THE EVENT OF ANY PROBLEM WITH THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THAT YOU HAVE PURCHASED ON OR THROUGH THIS WEB SITE, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE REMEDY, IF ANY, IS TO TERMINATE USE OF OUR SITE. CROPIO IS NOT LIABLE TO YOU OR TO THIRD PARTIES FOR ANY DAMAGE, HARM, INJURY OR CLAIM THAT ARISES FROM YOUR USE OF ANY PRODUCTS PURCHASED FROM OUR SITE.

For your convenience, the following are some important details of this Agreement that affect your rights and remedies:

We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any user content that is posted, stored, uploaded, or transmitted to us, or for any loss or damages that may occur because such member content including, but not limited to defamation, slander, libel, falsehoods, obscenity, or profanity;

We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any claim, action, petition, demand for arbitration or lawsuit alleging injury or damage resulting from any use of Cropio, whether arising in tort or contract, law or equity;

Your ability to use or interact with this website is a privilege, not a right, and we reserve the right to take any action that we deem proper, without notice, to prevent any violation, enforce any provision, or rectify any alleged violations of this Agreement or any applicable law at our sole discretion.

Cropio shall not be liable for any other reason or for damages, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. In the event that this clause is prohibited or restricted by applicable law, our liability shall be limited to the lowest legally required amount. Cropio makes no representations that the Service is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Service from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.

11. Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Cropio, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the Cropio Site and Service; (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms of Service; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that any of your content caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms of Service and your use of the Cropio Service.

You also agree that you have a duty to defend us against such claims and we may require you to pay for an attorney(s) of our choice in such cases. You agree that this indemnity extends to requiring you to pay for our reasonable attorneys’ fees, court costs, and disbursements. In the event of a claim such as one described in this paragraph, we may elect to settle with the party/parties making the claim and you shall be liable for the damages as though we had proceeded with a trial.

12. COPPA Compliance

Cropio and its Services may only be used by persons 18 years and older. Cropio in no way targets children, if you are under the age of 18 please do not use our Site and do not submit any information to us.

13. Choice of Law

This Agreement shall be governed by the law of England and Wales.

14. Forum of Dispute

Should it be impossible to resolve the dispute by means of negotiations, any dispute, controversy, or claim arising out of, o run connection with this Agreement, including any questions regarding its existence, validity or terminations, shell be referred to and finally resolved by Arbitration Institute of Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (“Stockholm Arbitration”) under its Rules which is deemed to be incorporated by reference into this clause.

15. Anti-Corruption and Anti-Bribery Measures

The Parties have agreed to act jointly and, if necessary, with the government agencies, on the basis of integrity and compliance with the current legislation of Ukraine and international agreements of Ukraine, the Law of the United States “On Fighting Corruption Practices Abroad” (FCPA), Law of the United Kingdom “On Combating Bribery 2010 (Bribery Act 2010)”, which regulate the relations arising in the field of preventing and combating corruption in the public and private spheres of social relations and crime in official and professional activities related to the provision of public services, and in accordance with Code of Conduct and policies on combating bribery, illegal gifts.

You can get acquainted with the said Policies at the following site using the link:
https://www.syngenta.ua/politiki-kompaniyi-singenta-shchodo-vzaiemovidnosin-iz-inshimi-storonami.

During the use of our App, Site and Service, the User undertakes to ensure compliance with the requirements set forth in the previous clause by its subcontractors, affiliates, employees, authorized representatives (agents), representatives, partners, officers and similar persons who may be involved in the legal relations between the Parties.

If any statements of claim are filed against the User or its founders, shareholders, affiliates and their founders, shareholders of such affiliates, members of management, officers, employees, third parties (subcontractors), authorized persons (agents), representatives or if they are be held liable for violations of the law that regulates relations arising in the field of preventing and combating corruption in the public and private spheres of social relations and crime in official and professional activities related to the provision of public services, the User shall be solely responsible for all claims, lawsuits and proceedings, and shall also pay any costs (including costs of preliminary investigation, experts’ fees and expenses for legal assistance) incurred in connection therewith.

The User warrants that its employees, as well as employees of its affiliates and third parties engaged in the relationship between the Parties are neither public officials at any level nor authorized persons of government authorities, state or local enterprises, institutions and organizations that give them the opportunity to influence the provision of competitive advantages or other benefits to Cropio during the existence of legal relations of Cropio with the User, unless otherwise agreed previously with Cropio in writing. The User will promptly notify Cropio of having entered into employment or civil contracts with persons who occupy positions in the bodies, enterprises and organizations of state and local governments, which gives them the opportunity to influence the provision of competitive advantages or other benefits to Cropio during the existence of the relationship of Cropio with theUser, or of purchase by such persons (directly or indirectly) of any stake in the share capital of the User during the period of legal relations with the User.

In spite of any other provisions of these Rules, Cropio is not required to perform any act or refrain from acting if it reasonably considers such acts violating the law. In case of acts or omissions of Cropio under this rule it shall not be held liable to the User.

The User shall promptly notify Cropio if it becomes aware of violations of this section during the existence of relationships with the Supplier.

The User shall keep accurate records necessary to prove compliance with the requirements of this section, and shall sign the documents requested by Cropio in this regard. The Supplier shall fully cooperate with Cropio in investigation of potential violations of this section.

The User shall maintain detailed reporting connected with fulfilment of its obligations in relationship with Cropio (including details of all payments that were made or received in connection with the performance of such obligations) and shall submit such reporting to Cropio or its engaged auditors on request of Cropio.

In addition to the above, the User takes into account and will act according to the principles set out in Exhibit 1 hereto, which is its integral part.

16. Minimum Ethical and Social Requirements

The Parties shall act in accordance with the health and labour safety laws of Ukraine and international treaties ratified by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, in relation to their employees, including, but not limited to, in so far as it relates to freedom of assembly and collective bargaining rules, norms of ensuring work conditions, work hours and wages, child (children’s) labour, and all kinds of discrimination. This and the following clauses are applied only if the User is a legal entity or private entrepreneur having employed personnel.

The User shall recognize associations and collective employee representation bodies in order to conclude labour contracts and hold negotiations regarding working conditions. No employee or representative of an employee of the User shall be subject to dismissal, discrimination, insult, intimidation, repressions or prosecution due to exercising of his/her legitimate right to freedom of association or conclusion of collective labour agreements.

The standard work hours of employees of the User shall not exceed any limit envisaged by the applicable law.

All employees of the User shall receive wages not less than the legally established minimum wage.

The User shall ensure that all employees work in a safe environment in all premises under the control of the User.

The User shall not use any child labour. Child labour means any work or activity during daytime school hours of children and / or any work or activity that is mentally, physically, socially or morally dangerous and harmful to children. In addition, the User shall not employ children whose age is less than the legally established minimum age for employment of children, and shall not hire young people to perform dangerous or risky / harmful work.

The User shall ensure that hiring, placement, payment, professional development, training and disciplinary decisions of the User meet the requirements of the current legislation.

The User agrees not to take any employment decisions based on gender, age, nationality, ethnicity or race, colour, creed, social status, language, legal constraints, participation in organizations, beliefs, health, family status, motherhood, sexual orientation or other civil, social or political differences or characteristics of the employees.

The User shall not use or benefit from any illegal work, including illegal labour of migrants as well as to use or benefit from any kind of violent, compulsory and / or forced labour.

The Parties shall act in conformity with applicable environmental, antitrust and other laws, as well as the relevant international treaties ratified by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.

The User shall comply with all applicable rules regarding ecological safety and environmental protection, responsibilities and laws that apply to the business carried out in the premises under control of the User.

17. Force Majeure

You agree that we are not responsible to you for anything that we may otherwise be responsible for, if it is the result of events beyond our control, including, but not limited to, acts of God, war, insurrection, riots, terrorism, crime, labor shortages (including lawful and unlawful strikes), embargoes, postal disruption, communication disruption, failure or shortage of infrastructure, shortage of materials, or any other event beyond our control.

18. Severability

In the event that a provision of this Agreement is found to be unlawful, conflicting with another provision of the Agreement, or otherwise unenforceable, the Agreement will remain in force as though it had been entered into without that unenforceable provision being included in it.

If two or more provisions of this Agreement are deemed to conflict with each other’s operation, Cropio shall have the sole right to elect which provision remains in force.

19. Non-Waiver

We reserve all rights permitted to us under this Agreement as well as under the provisions of any applicable law. Our non-enforcement of any particular provision or provisions of this Agreement or the any applicable law should not be construed as our waiver of the right to enforce that same provision under the same or different circumstances at any time in the future.

20. Termination and Cancellation

We may terminate or suspend service or your account or any other provision of services to you at our discretion without explanation and notice, though we will strive to provide a timely explanation in most cases. If you wish to terminate this Agreement, you are solely responsible for following proper termination procedures. Cancellation may result in the immediate deletion of any content that you have submitted to Cropio, including your personal data. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

21. Economic sanctions

User understands that Cropio is obliged to comply with all regulations of the US, EU and Switzerland, which set economic sanctions in consequence of the current situation in Ukraine and AR Crimea against certain persons and/or entities on cash transactions with them, and must respect existing restrictions on transactions with certain blocked/banned individuals/legal persons and entities owned (directly or indirectly) and/or controlled by such persons / entities (hereinafter — Sanctions Act).

By signing these Rules, User represents and warrants that as of the date of signing the Rules, it is fully aware of the list of persons falling within the category referred to in the previous clause, it is not owned (directly or indirectly) and/or uses any persons falling within the category referred to in the previous clause and in case of breach of this warranty it undertakes to reimburse Cropio for material damage caused to it and its affiliates — members of Cropio Group of Companies, as a result of failure to comply with such warranty.

User acknowledges that the categories of persons referred to in the first clause of Section 21 may change after signing these Rules, and Supplier undertakes to receive on its own periodic information updates of changes to the following categories.

User acknowledges that the categories of persons referred to in the first clause of Section 21 of the Rules may change after signing these Rules, and User undertakes to receive on its own periodic information updates of changes to the following categories.

22. Assignment

You may not assign your rights and/or obligations under this Agreement to any other party without our prior written consent. We may assign our rights and/or obligations under this Agreement to any other party at our discretion.

23. Amendments

We may amend this Agreement from time to time. When we amend this Agreement, we will update this page and indicate the date that it was last modified. You may refuse to agree to the amendments, but if you do, you must immediately cease using our website and our Service. You must visit this page each time you come to our website and read and agree to it if the date it was last modified is more recent than the last time you agreed to the Agreement.

24. Separate Agreements

It might be a case when separate agreement between Cropio and user is concluded. Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policy signed between Cropio and user in such agreement prevail over the Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policy disclosed on the Site.

Exhibit 1 to these Terms and Conditions

1. We do not tolerate bribery, kickbacks, or other unofficial payments

We are committed to the implementation of business properly, with full transparency, without bribery in any form or other corruption acts. You should not offer or take bribes to obtain improper or illegal benefits for Cropio.

We expect you to understand and comply with the following principles:

A: We do not pay bribes
Bribery is contrary to our values. We do not pay or offer to pay or receive bribes in any form, including kickbacks and other informal or illegal payments.

B: We do not allow any kinds of bribery
The bribe is a bribe, regardless of whether it is given in the form of cash, too expensive or generous gift, solicitation or donations. All that is offered or received with the intent to unfair commercial influence on decision-making in favour of or on behalf of Cropio is considered a bribe.

C: We do not allow grease money payments
Acting on behalf of Cropio, you do not have to offer any “grease money” to public officials. Such personal informal payments are intended to provide or accelerate usual work, which government official is required to perform, for example, such as issuing licenses or product clearance.

D: We do not differentiate bribes to public and private entities
We do not support corruption, irrespective of bribery of public officials, private business partners or members of their families.

E: We keep records of commercial transactions
During the supply of Cropio products or services, we ask you to keep proper written records of transactions. Cropio or its designated third parties can, using the proper reason, ask to review these records for the purpose of checking.

2. Any gifts and entertainment events shall not influence commercial decisions

We recognize that gifts and entertainment events are often considered a way of establishing a business relationship, but it is also necessary to prevent their illegal influence or their perception as undue influence in making commercial decisions.

Gifts and entertainment events in the absence of any clear commercial basis or legitimate targets, which are aimed at influence or illegal commercial decision, are considered bribes. All forms of bribery are prohibited in Cropio.

In the process of doing business, jointly or on behalf of Cropio, you must not offer Cropio employee, official or public person or any other party on behalf of our company any gift or entertainment, which is unjustified, excessive or can be considered as an attempt to have an unlawful influence on taking commercial decision.

3. We do not tolerate fraud

Fraud means explicit misuse of the company resources by Cropio staff or third parties for personal enrichment.
Cropio does not tolerate fraud or inducing to fraud.

In the process of work with Cropio we require to maintain our position on fraud and help us in all investigations in cases of suspected fraud that involves or affects the activity of our company.

4. We do not indulge, promote or support money laundering

We do business only with third parties who are in good standing, engaged in legitimate commercial transactions and use the funds coming from legitimate sources.

You must comply with all applicable laws and regulations that prohibit money laundering. Commercial activity of Cropio should not be illegally used for money laundering.

5. We avoid abuse of position

All commercial transactions shall be handled in the interests of Cropio.
You shall not receive illegal benefits from the relationship with Cropio employees.
Along with that, no employee of Cropio shall get illegal benefits from the relationship with other individual or organization.

6. We do not allow unfair competition practices

Competition laws apply to all business transactions concluded in written, oral or other form. Artificial pricing, unfair price offers other unfair competition acts are prohibited.

You must provide your conduct activities on behalf of “Cropio” open and competitive, so that commercial practice always fully consistent with all applicable laws on the protection of competition, irrespective of the place of business.

7. We always provide safe conditions of work

We are always concerned about the safety of our employees and complying with all applicable laws and regulations on labour protection.

When working with us, we ask you to comply with all applicable laws and regulations on health, create safe working conditions and a healthy environment for workers in all premises under your control.

8. We comply with environmental standards

We aim to reduce the impact of our activities on the environment by complying with all applicable laws, international guidelines and industry standards.

You must comply with all applicable laws, guidelines and standards on environmental protection related to commercial activities, both in your own premises, and in the premises of Cropio.

9. We respect the regulation of foreign trade and economic sanctions

We follow the laws and rules of international trade regulation, including those relating to economic sanctions, customs requirements and export control. These requirements also include refusal to participate in boycotts or other restrictive trade practice.

Accordingly, we ask you to follow applicable rules regulating foreign trade and economic sanctions.

10. We are scrupulous about purchase of materials

We act responsibly in the choice of materials used in our operations.

We also encourage you to apply a responsible approach. It involves implementing policies and auditing the supply chain to ensure that the money that you pay for the materials to other companies, shall not fall into the groups or persons that violate the law on protection of the environment, allow the violence or breach of human rights.

11. We respect the intellectual property and confidentiality of information

Our company reserves the ownership of all intellectual property created by it. You have to respect intellectual property rights and ensure confidentiality of Cropio information, as well as the information about its customers and employees.

You need to use information and property of Cropio (including equipment, drawings and specifications) only for the purposes for which they were provided.

You must take appropriate steps to ensure and maintain confidentiality of proprietary information of Cropio, including ensuring its secrecy and security in the workplace and preventing its distribution to third parties (including other customers, subcontractors, etc.) without explicit prior written permission of Cropio.

12. We respect data secrecy

We take strict measures to protect the data provided to us.

You must ensure the confidentiality of all personal and other sensitive information relating to Cropio employees and business partners, according to current standards for data privacy and contractual requirements.

You may not transfer, sell or trade in personal data with other third parties.
Protection of personal data is outlined in our Personal Data Protection Policy.

13. Subcontractors shall comply with the same standards

We ask the persons who work on our behalf to provide compliance with our standards.

We ask you to ensure that all persons, whom you hire for the activities for Cropio, meet our company standards. Also, before hiring, you shall notify Cropio of subcontractors in writing, and address to subcontractors shall be clearly set out in the relevant contractual agreements entered into between our companies.

Last Updated: Nov 19, 2019.