Terms of Use

The following TERMS OF USE and PRIVACY POLICY are subject to change at any time and at the sole discretion of the Site owner and operator. Please visit the site regularly for updates.

Terms of use

Please read the following Terms of Use relating to your use of this Web Site. By using the Web Site (other than to read this page for the first time), you agree to comply with all of the Terms of Use set forth herein. The right to use the Web Site is personal to you and is not transferable to any other person or entity.



Owners and collectors of information

These Terms of Use apply to your use of all of the Sites and services owned, hosted, or operated by Torben Rick (collectively “we,” “us,” or “our”), including the following:


These Terms of Use also apply to any other site that we have owned or operated, do own and operate or may own or operate in the future including social media (LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter etc.) sites (collectively, the “Sites”). Unless we say otherwise, all references to the Sites in these Terms of Use include all such Sites. These Terms of Use do not apply to your use of unaffiliated Sites to which any of the Sites may link to or direct you to.

Copyrights and trademarks

All materials contained on the Web Site are Copyright © 2016 by Torben Rick. All rights reserved.

Unless otherwise noted, you may access and use the information and materials within the Sites for your personal use. You may not change, modify, delete, display, transmit, adapt, exploit, or copy for distribution or sale any information, material, trademark, or copyright on the Sites.

You must obtain written permission from us before you may publish, distribute, display, or commercially exploit any material from the Sites.

By using the Sites, you agree to abide by all copyright notices or other posted restrictions.


All content on the Web Site have been created with care and in good faith.

The information, services, products, claims, topics, and materials on our Sites are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied. We disclaim all warranties, expressed or implied, including but not limited to implied effectiveness of the ideas or strategies listed on the Web Site.

Under no circumstances shall we be liable under any theory of recovery, at law or in equity, for any damages, including without limitation, special, direct, incidental, consequential or punitive damages (including, but not limited to loss of use or lost profits), arising out of or in any manner connected with the use of information or services, or the failure to provide information or services, from the Web Site.


By accepting these Terms of Use and accessing and/or using the products and services available through this Site, you agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including attorneys’ fees), made against us by any third party due to or arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site, the products and/or services.

Unsolicited idea submission policy

We do not accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new or improved services or products, enhancements, materials, marketing plans or new product names. Please do not submit any unsolicited ideas, creative artwork, suggestions or other works (“submissions”) in any form to us. The purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes if we work might seem similar to ideas submitted to us. If you still send us ideas even though we have asked you not to, the following terms shall apply to your submissions.

Terms of idea submissions

In sending us any Submissions, you agree that: (1) the submission and its contents automatically become our the property, without any compensation to you; (2) We may use or redistribute the submissions and their contents for any purpose and in any way; (3) there is no obligation for us to review the submission; and (4) there is no obligation to keep any submissions confidential.

Links to the Site

We permits links from third party sites to content on the Site. We expressly disclaims any responsibility for the accuracy, content, or availability of information found on sites that link to the Site. Linking should not suggest that we (a) promotes or endorses any third party’s causes, ideas, Web sites, products or services, or (b) authorizes use of content from the Site for commercial purposes. We reserves the right to withdraw permission for any link.

Links to third-party web sites

The Web Site may provide hyperlinks to third-party web sites as a convenience to users of the Web Site. Meliorate does not control third-party web sites and is not responsible for the contents of any linked-to, third-party web sites or any hyperlink in a linked-to web site. We does not endorse, recommend or approve any third-party web site hyper-linked from the Web Site. We will have no liability to any entity for the content or use of the content available through such hyperlink.

We will immediately remove the respective link if we become aware of a legal violation.

Privacy policy

Please refer to the separate menu item Privacy policy.

Governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Germany

These terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Germany (Hamburg), without regard to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity that arises out of or relates to these terms will be subject to mediation in the Germany (Hamburg).

Changes to these terms of use

We reserves the right to change these terms of use at any time by posting new terms of use at this location.


The Terms of Use statement posted on this site was updated on December 3, 2016

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