Copyright and Trademark Policy
This Policy governs the terms and conditions of use of trademarks, copyrights, logos, and any other intellectual assets, means of individualization, the rights to which belong to Timeless Technology, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates (“Company,” “Timelessy,” “We,” “Us” or “Our”).
In particular, this Policy contains recommendations intended for licensees of the Company, authorized resellers, developers, customers, Users, and other parties wishing to use trademarks, service marks, or images of the Company in advertising, educational, and reference materials or on their websites, products, labels or packaging.
The Policy may be modified, amended, supplemented, or updated by the Company at any time at its sole discretion and without prior notice.
1.1. General Provisions
1.1.1. Trademarks and service marks of the Company presented on this Website and in other official sources of the Company are trademarks of Timeless Technology, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates.
1.1.2. The Company’s trademarks and service marks (“Company trademarks”) are valuable assets that the Company needs to protect. We ask You to help us properly use and indicate the Company’s trademarks per these guidelines and the terms of this Policy.
1.2. Acceptable Use
1.2.1. You may use the Company’s trademarks to designate related products or services when You are an authorized reseller, partner, licensee, and other person acting based on written permission to use the Company’s trademark, for example, in Your advertising.
For information on authorized partners, please see section “IV. Authorized use of trademarks.”
1.3. Fair Use of the Company’s Trademarks
1.3.1. “Fair use” of the Company’s trademarks implies the use by a third party without explicit permission or license, per this Policy, and is limited to textual references to the Company’s trademarks, such as the names of products and services.
1.3.2. Use in press releases, for example, when the Company’s customer may issue a press release stating that he has implemented the Company’s software. Referring to the Company trademark, You must be truthful, not neglect the Company, and not mislead the public. You must clearly and accurately describe the relationship between the Company and Your Company, its products, and services.
1.3.3. Please note that You must carefully study section V. Prohibited Use of this Policy to avoid fines, lawsuits, and other restrictions that may be imposed on You as an offender in case of misuse of trademarks and other means of individualization associated with the Company.
2.1. Objects of Law
2.1.1. The objects of copyright are works of science, literature, and art, regardless of the merits and purpose of the work, as well as the method of its expression: works of painting, sculpture, graphics, design, graphic stories, and other works of fine art, including articles, any other texts published by the Company and all materials of the Site, as well as materials posted in the official communities of the Company, in social networks and are protected by copyright law, and are the intellectual property of the Company or the specified author of the materials.
2.1.2. No part of the information contained on the Website and materials posted in the Company’s official Communities, on social networks, and other objects of copyright, including, but not limited to, those listed in clause 2.1.1. of this Policy may be reproduced in any form or in any way without prior written permission of the Company or the relevant person, the copyright holder.
III. Corporate Identity
3.1. It is prohibited to imitate the corporate identity, font style, website design, Company logos, and other objects belonging to the Company.
For example, do not copy the design of any Company product for use with Your product or display the product name in a distinctive logo associated with the Company logo.
3.2. Within the framework of this Policy, the Company authorizes You to make copies of the materials posted on the Site exclusively for non-commercial use within Your organization (or, if You have signed a partnership agreement with the Company, within the framework of Your customer’s organization) per the terms of this Policy, another use without the written permission of the Company is prohibited.
3.3. Unauthorized copying, distribution, modification, public display, or performance of copyrighted works may violate the copyright owner’s rights. You agree that You will not use the Website or any official source of the Company to violate the Company’s intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others. You may not remove, distort or overlay any copyright, trademark, logo, or other proprietary notices from any originals or copies of the Company’s software, third-party software, or any products or content You access on or through the Company’s Websites.
IV. Authorized Use of Trademarks
4.1. Advertising and Marketing Materials
4.1.1. Only the Company and its authorized partners and licensees may use the Company’s logo and trademark in advertising, marketing and trade materials. Such authorized parties may use the Company’s logo and trademark only per their agreement with the Company and any relevant Rules, and such use must always be combined with the relevant Conditions that define the relationship permitted by their contract with the Company.
4.2.2. Developers may use the word mark “TKEY,” “TKEY7,” “Timeless,” “Timelessy,” or any other word mark of the Company (but not the TKEY logo or other graphic symbol/logo belonging to the Company) in the reference phrase on the packaging or in advertising/marketing materials to describe that the product or third-party service is compatible with the mentioned product, service or technology of the Company, provided that it meets the following requirements:
- a) the Company’s word mark is not part of the product name; b) the Company’s word mark is used in a reference phrase such as “for use with,” “for,” or “compatible with”; c) the Company’s word mark is less noticeable than the product name; d) the product, service or technology is indeed compatible with the mentioned product, service or technology of the Company, or otherwise works with it; e) the reference to the Company does not create a sense of support, sponsorship or false association with the Company or products or services of the Company.
Please check the requirements with the Company’s specialists, and they may differ depending on the type of contract that is concluded between You and the Company.
4.3. Publications, Seminars, and Conferences
4.3.1. You may use the Company’s wordmark with the titles of books, magazines, periodicals, seminars, or conferences, provided that the following requirements are met:
- a) the use is referential and less noticeable than the rest of the name; b) the User has a positive effect on the Company’s products, services, or technologies; c) Your name and logo will be more noticeable than the Company’s word mark on all printed materials related to the publication, seminar or conference; e) the Company logo or any other graphic symbol, logo, icon or image belonging to the Company does not appear in the publication or any materials related to the publication, seminar or conference, without the express written permission of the Company; g) a waiver of sponsorship, affiliation or support from the Company, similar to the following, is included in the publication and all related printed materials: “(Title) is independent (publication) and has not been authorized, sponsored or otherwise approved by Timeless Technology, Inc and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliated persons.”
4.3.2. In order not to mislead the public about the Company’s sponsorship, affiliation, or support, the Company’s sign should not appear more prominently than the rest of the name and not use the Company’s logos on the cover.
V. Prohibited Use
5.1. Unacceptable Use of the Company’s Trademarks
5.1.1. You may not use the Company’s trademarks as part of any trade name, domain name, Internet account name, or social network name without the Company’s prior written consent.
5.1.2. It is prohibited to use the dominant original part of the Company’s trademarks, identical to the original part of the Company’s brand name or its products, services, or services and confusingly similar in phonetic and semantic features to the Company’s trademarks without the written consent of the Company.
5.2. Company Names
5.2.1. It is prohibited to use the Company’s trademarks or potentially misleading variants as all or part of your company’s name, product, or service.
For example, the use of the company name or trademark “TKEY Solutions,” “TKEY Payments,” “TKEY Tech,” “TKEY7 Technology,” “Timeless,” “Timelessy TKEY,” and others confusingly similar in phonetic and semantic features to the Company’s trademarks is prohibited. Users who see such usage may assume that these are official services or Company accounts.
5.2.2. You may not use or register, in whole or in part, TKEY or any other trademark of the Company, including graphic symbols, logos, icons belonging to the Company, or their modification, as or as part of the company name, trade name, product name or service name, except as expressly stipulated in the relevant contracts.
5.3. Community Names
5.3.1. It is prohibited to use the Company’s trademarks or potentially misleading variants as all or part of the name of Communities on social networks, forums, and other sites.
For example, the use of the TKEY trademark in the name of a group (Community) in social networks, with the name “TKEYCommunity,” “Timelessy TKEY,” and others confusingly similar in phonetic and semantic features to the Company’s trademarks is prohibited.
It is crucial to take into account the context, content, and content of the Community; if it is used for commercial purposes, then use is unacceptable; if the Community misleads other Users about the Company, its services, products, officials and any other signs related to the Company, this is unacceptable.
Please read section V. Prohibited Use to avoid committing offenses and Section VII. Brand Promotion if You are interested in the popularity of the Company.
5.4. Domain Names
5.4.1. Do not use the Company’s trademarks or potentially misleading variations in Your Internet domain name; this helps prevent Internet users from confusing whether You or the Company are the sources of the Website.
Using the dominant original part of the Company’s trademarks in the domain name will mislead users and may cause confusion, which will entail consequences.
5.5. Company Logo and Graphic Symbols, Graphic Works belonging to the Company
5.5.1. You may not use the Company’s logo or any other graphic symbols, logos, or icons belonging to the Company on or in connection with websites, products, packaging, manuals, advertising/marketing materials, or for any other purpose except per the Company’s express written license to a trademark, for example, with a “Partnership agreement,” “Cooperation Agreement,” in which these conditions are prescribed.
5.6.1. Any use of the Company’s trademark, commercial names associated with the Company and its affiliates, or any other graphic symbol, logo, or icon belonging to the Company for advertising or marketing purposes is prohibited without the Company’s written permission.
5.6.2. Any use of the Company’s trademark, commercial names, the use of the dominant original part of the Company’s trademark, identical to the original part of the Company’s brand name, service or product of the Company and confusingly similar in phonetic and semantic features to the Company’s trademark as “keywords” for contextual advertising or any other advertising on the Internet is prohibited., and outside of it.
5.6.3. Any use of the Company’s trademark, commercial names, the dominant original part of the Company’s trademark, identical to the original part of the Company’s brand name, service or product of the Company and confusingly similar in phonetic and semantic features to the Company’s trademark as “keywords” to increase positions in search results is prohibited.
5.7. Abbreviations, Embeddings, Headings
5.7.1. You may not use the Company’s logos or any other version of the graphic work, the rights of which belong to the Company for any purpose. Third parties may not use variations, phonetic equivalents, foreign language equivalents, excerpts, or abbreviations of the Company’s trademark for any purpose.
5.8. Disrespectful Attitude
5.8.1. You may not use the Company’s trademark or any other graphic symbol, logo, or icon belonging to the Company in a derogatory manner.
5.9. Unfair Competition, Defamation, and Slander
5.9.1. It is prohibited to disseminate knowingly false information discrediting the honor and dignity of another person or undermining his reputation by indicating an indirect or direct relationship with the Company, for example, using a logo, trademark, or referring to persons associated with the Company and using other means of individualization.
5.9.2. It is prohibited to knowingly disseminate false information that detracts from human dignity by indirect or direct relationship with the Company, for example, using a logo, trademark, or referring to persons associated with the Company and using other means of individualization.
5.9.3. It is prohibited to mislead about the nature, method, and place of production, consumer properties, quality, and quantity of goods, services or to its manufacturers, by indirect or direct relationship with the Company, for example, using a logo, trademark or referring to persons associated with the Company and using other methods individualization.
5.9.4. It is prohibited to disseminate false, inaccurate, or distorted information that may cause losses to an economic entity or damage its business reputation by indirect or direct relationship with the Company, for example, using a logo, trademark or referring to persons associated with the Company and using other means of individualization.
5.9.5. It is prohibited to sell, exchange or otherwise introduce into circulation goods or services, technologies if the results of intellectual activity and equated means of individualization of a legal entity, means of individualization of products, works, and services related to the Company were illegally used.
5.9.6. It is prohibited to use the Company’s trademarks and any other means of individualization, including, but not limited to, references to persons associated with the Company, specifying contact details, logos, product names, and other signs related to the Company, directly or indirectly pointing to the Company, in articles, reviews, videos, and any other means of disseminating information to discredit the Company. In particular, such cases may be associated with false accusations, statements, the context, nature, and manner of presentation of which, as well as the semantic load, allow them to be qualified as defamatory information since all statements refer to the fact of violations of current legislation, the commission of illegitimate actions, deeds, as well as dishonest behavior on the part of the Company, its dishonesty in the conduct of production and economic activities. In this connection, such actions on the User’s part will violate the provisions of 5.9.1, 5.9.2, and 5.9.3 of this Policy and the Laws of the United States of America controlling such offenses.
5.10. Support and Sponsorship
5.10.1. 5.10.1. You may not use TKEY or any other trademark of the Company, including graphic symbols and logos or icons belonging to the Company, in a way that implies affiliation or approval of the Company, sponsorship, or support of a third-party product or service.
5.11.1. You may not manufacture, sell or distribute goods, such as t-shirts and mugs, marked with TKEY or any other trademark of the Company, including symbols, logos, or badges, except per the explicit written trademark license of the Company provided by the Company.
VI. Elimination of Violations
6.1. In case of detection of an offense concerning trademarks, copyrights, logos, and any other intellectual assets, the rights to which belong to the Company, and other means of individualization, the infringing party must immediately eliminate the violations.
6.2. In case of refusal to eliminate violations, the Company has the right to present an invoice for each day of use of trademarks, copyrights, logos, and any other intellectual assets and other means of individualization, the rights to which belong to the Company, as well as for the consequences of such offenses, including for lost profits, moral damage, and more.
VII. Brand Promotion
7.1. User Groups and Interest Groups
7.1.1. If You want to use the Company’s trademarks, for example, to support the Company or express sympathy for it—contact us, send a sample of the product or a description of the Community in which You want to support the Company—we will be happy to discuss this issue together.
VIII. Final Provisions
8.1. If You have any legal issues related to this Copyright and Trademark Policy, suggestions for improvement, or want permission to use a trademark, please send a request to the email address [email protected].
Timeless Technology, Inc
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