By means of Software-as-a-Service ("SaaS"), we, Brandbook.io, offer you (the "Customer" / "User") the
following software: "Brandbook Standard" (the "Software"). This means that we
offer you access to the Software we have developed, via the internet. These are the general terms and
conditions that are always applicable to the use of our Software.
Brandbook.io delivers to the Customer, against payment of a fixed periodic amount, SaaS Services,
consisting of the right to gain access to and to make use of the functionality of Brandbook.io via the
Internet. This consists of a standard environment unique to the Customer with a certain limited
storage capacity, that serves as a central source for the structured storing and organizing of digital
brand manual related assets like logos, typefaces, icons, color palettes, photography, illustrations,
files, et cetera, and instructions on how to use the assets.
By using the Software, you agree to these Terms. If you don't agree to any of the Terms, please don't
use any of our services.
If you have any questions, you can contact us by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our address is Timorplein 35, 1094 CC Amsterdam. We are registered with the Chamber of Commerce
(Kamer van Koophandel) under number: 34.30.75.09.
We have the right to change these general terms and conditions at all times. The latest version of
these terms and conditions will always apply. Arrangements that deviate from these terms and
conditions will only be applicable if they have been agreed on by us in writing.
5 – Right of use of the Software
The Software shall be operated on computers in a computer center used by Brandbook.io. For the
duration of this Agreement, the Customer is given the non-exclusive and non-transferable right to
access the Software by means of a browser and an internet connection and to use same for its own
business purposes exclusively for the exercise of its commercial or independent professional activity.
The right of use by the Customer of the Software is limited to the use as a brand manual management
If you want to use our Software, you will have to register yourself at our website.
You can only create an account for yourself. You are not allowed to give others access to (a backup
of) the software.
Passwords must be treated confidentially and you are responsible for choosing a unique and strong
In order to use our Software, you must have a proper internet connection. You are responsible for
other internal networks or IT-systems if so required to use our Software within your organisation.
You are responsible for all activities on your account after it has been logged in, unless you have
reported as soon as becoming aware of it that your personal account has been compromised.
We have the right to block accounts. We only do this in case we have reasonable belief that one or
more accounts are used in a matter that is against the law or contrary to a provision of these
terms. Furthermore, we have the right to take any other measures we deem adequate, taking into
account the circumstances at hand.
The Customer has no right to a copy and thus also no right to a backup copy of the Software.
7 – Third parties
We have the right to employ third parties to partially perform our duties, if we are of the opinion
that this is necessary for the due exercise of the SaaS Agreement. Articles 7:404 of the Dutch Civil
Code (uitvoering door bepaalde persoon), 7:407 section 2 DCC (hoofdelijke aansprakelijkheid) and 7:409
DCC (overlijden van bepaalde persoon) are not applicable.
Brandbook.io is entitled to involve third parties for the purpose of meeting its contractual
obligations. This shall, in particular, apply to hosting services.
Brandbook.io shall not accept any liability for the services of third parties involved to the extent
Brandbook.io does not control, endorse or make any representations about any third party content or
websites and does not endorse or accept any responsibility for such content or websites. Brandbook.io
is not liable for the content or websites of third parties or for websites that link to Brandbook.io
websites or display it in frames.
8 – Force Majeure
We are not liable for any damages in case of force majeure. If the force majeure takes place for a
period that exceeds 30 days, this agreement can be terminated in writing. In that case, parties have
no right to recover damages. We will then send you an invoice regarding the period in which you have
used our Software.
9 – Intellectual property
We (or our licensor or suppliers) are the exclusive owners of all existing and future intellectual
property, such as copyrights, trademarks, design rights, patents, source codes and know-how, which
rest on our Software or are the fruits of the use of our Software.
All equipment, programs and goods used by Brandbook.io in the SAAS Services remain the property
or intellectual property of Brandbook.io or its suppliers.
Brandbook.io is never required to make available to the Customer a physical carrier with a
version of Brandbook.io in the framework of the Software as a Service.
As a User, you only gain the right to use our Software. You cannot claim any of the in subsection 1
mentioned intellectual property. This is not an exclusive right, which means that we can grant
others similar rights of use. Furthermore, it is expressly forbidden to transfer or license this
right to any third party.
The Customer shall release Brandbook.io and involved third parties of all third-party claims that
may arise from (a) unlawful use of the Software by the Customer and/or, with the consent of the
Customer, by third parties, (b) disputes arising from data protection laws, copyright laws or other
legal disputes associated with the use of the Software by the Customer.
As a User, you own the rights to the content, files, and design you use to create on Brandbook.io.
By using our service, you give us a non-exclusive right to publish your creations and content. This
includes, but is not limited to; publishing, distribution, and marketing both through Brandbook.io’s
services and third parties. We will however never sell your content or creations to third parties
without your explicit permission first.
Brandbook.io never warrants that the information security is effective under all circumstances and /
or can be safeguarded from hacking activities.
The provisions of this Section shall survive any termination of this Agreement.
10 – Non-disclosure
By using our Services, you agree to let us collect and use information as detailed in our Privacy
When handling sensitive information, we require all associates and partners of Brandbook.io to do so
with great care and in accordance with the law. Since we rely on our suppliers and partners to handle
the data you generate, we have researched and approved their regulations and terms on your behalf.
We are obliged not to disclose any of your confidential information to third parties unless it is
required by a statutory or professional obligation. 'Confident information' includes all information
which you have designated as confident or which by its nature can be classified as confident. The
following information shall in any case be regarded as confidential:
All information related to research, development, trade secrets or information related to company
Personal data as intended in the General Data Protection regulation (GDPR).
The confidentiality obligation shall continue to endure even after the termination of the contractual
relationship to the extent there is justified interest therein.
12 – Support
In support of use of the Software as a Service, Brandbook.io shall provide online support. The support
shall not include: general know-how transfer, training, configuration implementation or
customer-specific documentation or modification of the Software.
Support shall be carried out by email via email@example.com. Brandbook.io shall provide the support
services during working hours from Monday to Friday between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm CET. Legal holidays
are excluded. Inquiries received outside of these support times shall be regarded as received on the
following working day.
13 – Applicable law
The agreements between Brandbook.io and the Customer will be governed by Dutch Law.
14 – Competent court
All disputes that emerge between the Customer and Brandbook.io, as a consequence of or in relation
with the agreement between Brandbook.io and the Customer, shall exclusively be resolved by the
competent court of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
These terms, and our company is under Dutch jurisdiction. You agree that any suit or conflict arising
from using our services must take place in a court located in the Netherlands.
Last change: March 20, 2021