Mentorist is app (operated by Taulab ÖU registered in Tallinn, Estonia, thereafter “Mentorist”) operates a platform for self improvement on the internet portals https://www.mentorist.app and other websites as well as via mobile application – so called “App” – (thereafter platform). Within this scope, Mentorist’s authors will get most important actions from nonfiction books and provide it in friendly way.
Use of the platform (including Apps) shall be exclusively subject to the following general terms and conditions.
No special contractual text is intended for the contract regarding platform use. The content of the contract concluded between you and Mentorist follows these general terms and conditions as well as the information provided during the process of registration as well as during contracting of a fee-based subscription that will be saved by Mentorist and available at any time in your user account.
By registering and/or using the Mentorist services, you accept the use and application of these terms and conditions.
Mentorist shall retain the right to change individual clauses with effect for the future. If we do not obtain your specific consent for a terms and conditions amendment, you will be timely informed of any changes to the terms and conditions (at least four weeks prior to the effective date of the amended terms). For this purpose, Mentorist will send you the new version of the terms and conditions to the email address you provided during registration. In this context, Mentorist will notify you explicitly regarding the opportunity and objection period against the changes as well as about the consequences of an omitted objection.
If you do not object to the changes within four weeks after the effective date of the changed user conditions, the changed user conditions shall be deemed accepted. The period shall start with the day that it is communicated to you via email as the effective date of change.
In the event that you object the changes, Mentorist shall be entitled to terminate the user contract and delete your user account, under consideration of your interests if continuing of the contractual relationship under the scope of the current terms and conditions is not possible or unreasonable for Mentorist, effective from the date the changed user terms come into force.
In the event of any conflict between the current version of these terms and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.
Mentorist will provide you with a actions from nonfiction books, prepared carefully by experts and tested with other group of people.
The rights on Mentorist’s services and contents that are dispersed this way shall stay and remain with Mentorist or Mentorist’s licensors. Mentorist software applications and contents shall be licensed to you within the scope of the contractual use. We will only grant you a non-exclusive (simple) and temporary right for personal use of Mentorist’s services and contents.
The scope of the provided contents shall depend on the precise free account, subscription or trial which you respectively chose (the “license”). The license shall be restricted to the period of the free account/subscription/trial.
All Mentorist trademarks as well as our trade names, logos, domain names and other peculiarities of the Mentorist trademark are under the sole ownership of Mentorist. The license does not grant you the right to use Mentorist trademarks, our trade names, logos, domain names or other features of the Mentorist trademark, irrespective of whether for commercial or non-commercial use.
If you are using a free service, Mentorist shall be allowed to show you advertisement on the platform.
All content included on the app/website and the copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights subsisting in that content, unless specifically labelled otherwise, belongs to or has been licensed by us. All content is protected by applicable Estonian and international intellectual property laws and treaties.
Unless stipulated otherwise by the applicable mandatory law, you may not reproduce, copy, distribute, sell, rent, sub-license, store, or in any other manner re-use content from the app/website, unless given express written permission to do so by us.
You may not use any content saved or downloaded from the app/website for commercial purposes without first obtaining a license from us (or our licensors, as appropriate) to do so.
A registration with Mentorist is necessary for using Mentorist’s services. You can use your email address and a self-determined password for registration. All information necessary for registration shall be made complete and accurate and shall be kept up-to-date at all times.
The used password shall be kept confidential. You are solely and to the full-extent responsible for keeping it confidential. You are the only person entitled to use your Mentorist user account. Mentorist shall be notified immediately of any unauthorized use of the user account as well as any suspicion thereof.
You may register via email address or log-in through a so called social-connect service (e.g. Facebook-connect). Registration and/or log-in via social-connect establishes a free contract between Mentorist and you regarding the use of the Mentorist platform.
Registration shall require a minimum age of 18 years. As a minor you are only allowed to register with Mentorist if you are at least 14 years old and your statutory agents have given their consent. We shall have the right to make services of Mentorist subject to appropriate proof of your identity, your legal majority or the consent of your statutory agent.
Mentorist shall be entitled to save and process your data provided during the registration process pursuant to the data protection regulations.
There is a fee-based subscription available (“Subscription Access”) so that you can use the full scope of Mentorist’s services. The subscription can be entered into for different periods which are presented to you in the order options.
Mentorist’s subscription accesses are fee-based and advertisement-free subscriptions which enable you to access a set of our content and features through our mobile and web based applications, depending on the subscription tier you’ve purchased.
The access to our library persists for the subscription period.
To become the holder of a Mentorist account with subscription access you will have to register with your user data, submit your credit card data and confirm your subscription by clicking the button “subscribe for xx€”. You will receive a subscription confirmation email as soon as you have done this. Your subscription starts on this day. Please read our data protection notification for information regarding gathering, using and processing of your data.
You can also subscribe via In-App-Purchase via iOS- or Android-Apps. For this purpose, you will have to choose the desired option on the subscription screen of the App, whereupon a pop-up will appear in which you have to enter your Apple- / Google-Play-password. As soon as you have done this, another pop-up will appear in which you have to confirm the subscription purchase again. You may still cancel the process at this stage.
Mentorist will occasionally offer new users the use of the subscription access for trial purposes for a certain time free-of-charge (so called “trial”). Mentorist determines at its own discretion if you can participate in the trial. Mentorist shall have the right to stop or change a free trial at any time without prior notification or termination period if good cause is present.
Participation in certain trials might only be possible if you enter your payment data during trial registration. In such event, we will need your consent at the beginning of the trial that your free access will be switched to a fee-based subscription access on the day after your trial expired. In this event your subscription will subsequently renew itself depending on the term you’ve committed to when accepting the trial access and can be terminated until one day before the subscription is set to renew.
If you do not want the subscription service and the corresponding charges, you will have to terminate the subscription access provided within the trial prior to the trial expiry (e.g. via your Mentorist Account Settings).
If you purchased access to a fee-based Mentorist service or offers that are subject to charges (codes, download bundles) via the Mentorist platform, you shall have the right to revoke this contract within fourteen days without having to give reason. The revocation right shall exist for a period of fourteen days from the day of contract conclusion. For exercising your revocation right, you shall notify us
Email: [email protected]
via an explicit statement (e.g. letter via email) regarding your decision to revoke the contract. Dispatching of the revocation notification before the revocation period expires shall suffice to meet the revocation deadline.
If you revoke this contract, we shall be obligated to refund all payments that we received from you, immediately and by no later than fourteen days from the day that we received your contract revocation notice. We will use the same payment method for this refund that you used for the original transaction, unless we have stipulated a deviating method with you. This refund shall under no circumstances be subject to charges for you.
The conclusion of the subscription access is subject to charges. For payment purposes, the fees payable to Mentorist will be charged to the credit card account you provided during ordering your subscription.
In the event of access via a code, payment shall occur via the payment method stipulated on the invoice, e.g. PayPal or money transfer.
In the event of download bundle purchase, payment shall also occur by charging the credit card account provided during subscription purchase.
In the event of a subscription via our iOS- or Android-Apps, payment shall occur via Apple’s or Google’s In-App-Purchase process.
Your payment obligation vis-a-vis Mentorist within a premium access shall automatically renew itself at the end of the respective subscription term, if you do not terminate your fee-based subscription at least 24 hours prior to the end of the term.
The free user contract shall start at the time of your registration for an indefinite period.
You can terminate the free user contract at any time. For this purpose, you can delete your account via our Web-App under “Settings”.
The fee-based subscription access shall run at least for your initially selected period and shall automatically renew itself if you do not terminate at least 24 hours prior expiry of this period. The subscription period shall extend respective of its currently used subscription model.
You can terminate subscriptions that you entered into via our Web-App in the settings of the Web-App. For this purpose, you will have to login, open the settings via the menu and click on “Terminate Subscription”.
You can terminate a fee-based subscription concluded via our iOS or Android Apps in the iTunes / Google Play settings.
Termination of the subscription access shall become effective the day after the last day of your subscription period and you will be downgraded to a free user contract (Free Service). After renewing your subscription you will however be able to access your old status and your reading lists. If you intend to delete your entire account, you can do so via the settings of our Web-App . All data will be deleted irrevocably in this case.
The right to suspend and terminate for good cause shall remain unaffected by the aforementioned provisions.
If you purchased a Mentorist code with which you can use a premium access for the time stipulated on your email, card or respective paper receipt, then you are entitled to use the Mentorist platform for the respective period.
For redeeming the code, you will first have to register with Mentorist first and subsequently activate the code through the specifically herefore created website
Codes cannot be redeemed for cash nor refunded, exchanged or used for purchase of other codes.
Please be aware that when using a code or another offer, specific provisions relating to the code or offer will apply in addition to these terms and conditions (particularly period of validity).
After expiry of the respective period, the subscription access ends automatically and you will be downgraded to the Free Service. If you want to continue the subscription access use, you can enter into a new subscription any time. If you intend to delete your entire account, you can do so via the settings of our Web-App. All data will be deleted irrevocably in this case.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, we accept no liability to any user for any loss or damage, whether foreseeable or otherwise, in contract, tort (including negligence), for breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use of (or inability to use) the app/website or the use of or reliance upon any content included on the platform.
We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that the app/website is free from viruses and other malware. We accept no liability for any loss or damage resulting from a virus or other malware, a distributed denial of service attack, or other harmful material or event that may adversely affect your hardware, software, data or other material that occurs as a result of your use of the app/website or any other site referred to on the website.
We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability arising out of any disruption or non-availability of the app/website resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, natural events, acts of war, or legal restrictions and censorship.
If one provision of these terms and conditions shall be void, the remainder of the contract shall remain unaffected thereof. The void provision shall, if applicable, be replaced by the statutory provisions.
The laws of the Republic of Estonia shall apply; excluding the UN-Convention on the International Sale of Goods (CISG). Statutory provisions (especially consumer protection provisions) legally required by a customer’s country of residence remain unaffected.
The exclusive place of jurisdiction for all disputes directly or indirectly resulting from the contractual relationship shall be the competent court at Mentorist’s registered seat of business if you are an entrepreneur, a legal entity of public law or a special public fund, or have no general place of jurisdiction within the Republik of Estonia or another EU member state or relocated your residence/business seat after application of these Terms abroad and outside the European Union.
Mentorist (operated by Taulab ÖU registered in Tallinn, Estonia, thereafter “Mentorist” or “we”) operates a platform for mobile reading on the internet portals http://www.mentorist.app and other websites as well as via mobile applications – so-called “Apps” – (thereafter platform).
All personal information collected about you ("You" or "Your"), is processed in compliance with the provisions under the Estonian Data Protection Act ("DPA") and General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"), as amended from time to time (collectively "Regulation").
There are two ways of obtaining user data. First one, your data is captured because you communicate it to us. This may, for example, be data that you enter in our contact form. Other data is collected automatically through our IT systems. These are above all technical data (e.g. operating system or time of the page request). The collection of this data is automatic as soon as you visit our platform.
You have the right to information, correction, blocking or deletion of your data at any time. Any given consent can be revoked at any time and you may partially object to the processing of your data, even if no consent was required from you for the processing.
If you register with Mentorist (for a subscription, a free trial or use of a code) we will collect personal data that you voluntarily submit with registration. In particular, this is your e-mail address.
We also collect upon registration, data regarding country and language that you have saved as standard setting in your browser or smartphone.
We use this data without your explicit consent only for performing our offered services. We will only forward your personal data without your explicit consent to third parties if this is necessary for performing our services or for complying with statutory obligations.
We save all your registration data so that we can use them for performing Mentorist’s services. The data will be deleted after the end of the contract as soon as they are not needed for invoicing purposes any longer. If a deletion conflicts with statutory, contractual or by-law imposed storage periods, the data shall be suspended instead.
The specific information that is transferred to us will be individually listed during your first log-in with Mentorist via Facebook in detail. With registration on our website via Facebook Connect, you consent to profile data transfer from your Facebook profile to Mentorist as well as to the transfer of data to Facebook for using of Mentorist. Your data transferred through Facebook Connect will be saved and processed by us for registration purposes on the Mentorist platform.
If you submit your information via app or fill any other form on our website (email newsletter sign up) some personal information will be stored within this website’s database. This data is currently stored on our website content management system that this website is built on Amazon Web Service and Google Cloud. This information is only accessible by authorized Mentorist staff and is not accessible by third parties.
For performing Mentorist services and to make your visit to our website pleasant and to ensure use of certain functions, we will also use so-called cookies for data collection and saving. Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer's hard drive. Two types of cookies will be used. Temporary cookies will be automatically deleted with closing of your browser (so-called session-cookies). Permanent cookies will remain on your device and enable us or our partner company to recognise your browser at your next page visit (so-called persistent-cookies).
Cookies supposed to provide you with optimised surfing on our website. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our platform.
The Information is used to render the services you subscribed to, to manage your account, and, if you agree, to email you about other services we think may be of interest to you. We use the Information to personalize Your repeat visits to the website and provide a better user experience and internal development purposes.
For the purposes of analytics we may share some of your information with the following third-party providers:
This providers uses so-called “Cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer enabling analysis of your use of the internet site.
They will use this information on behalf of Mentorist to evaluate your use of the website, to compose reports regarding website activity and to perform further service relating to further services connected to website and internet use vis-a-vis Mentorist.
The user profiles created serve the purpose of visitor behaviour analysis and are evaluated for improving and customising of our offers.
The pseudonymised user profiles will not be connected with your personal data without your separate explicit consent.
For the purposes of advertisement services we may share some of your information with the following third-party providers:
If you are using our trials or if you sign-up for our subscriptions or purchase something via the service, credit card information and other finance related information that are necessary for payment processing will be collected and saved by a payment service provider. We also collect certain limited information, e.g. your postal code, cell phone number and details of your transaction history. Other than that, the payment service providers usually provide us only with very limited information regarding you, e.g. the specific token that enables you to perform further purchases using the data saved by the provider as well as your type of card, expiration date und the last four digits of the number.
With newsletter registration, your e-mail address will be used for Mentorist information and advertisement until you cancel the newsletter. Cancellation is possible at any time. You have given your consent to the following either separate or explicitly during the ordering process, and we have recorded your consent.
You can revoke this consent effective for the future at any time by clicking “Unsubscribe Newsletter” at the end of the newsletter or sending your revocation to Mentorist to the following contact address: [email protected]
Revoking your consent for receiving the newsletter will not cause any costs for you; except for transmission costs pursuant to the respective basic rates of your phone/internet provider.
If we received your e-mail address in connection with selling goods or services, we are also entitled to send you newsletters for direct advertising of our own similar goods or services without your (explicit) consent, unless you have rejected such use.
You can object to this use at any time with effect for the future without occurring any costs other than transmission costs pursuant to basic tariffs.
Data protection of our users is a special concern for us. Your password protects your user account and should be thus a strong password that is not used elsewhere. You should restrict access to your computer and browser and you should log-off after using Mentorist services.
We have implemented technical and organizational measures to protect the Information against intentional or accidental manipulation, unauthorized third-party access, loss, destruction or changes. We continually improve this protection as technology changes
Mentorist shall be entitled to display advertisement or other contents that contain hyperlinks to third-party websites. Only the provider of the website referred to shall be liable for illegal, erroneous or incomplete contents and particularly for damages that result from use or non-use of these links. This Policy only applies to the services and this app/website so when you visit other websites linked on our website, you should read their own privacy policies.
You can access and change your profile data via your account-settings.
If you have any questions or comments about this data protection notification or your personal data, please contact us via [email protected]. You can certainly always request free of charge information regarding data we saved about you, e.g. via e-mail [email protected]. We will answer within an appropriate period after proof of identity. You may possibly be entitled to request that your data will be corrected, suspended or deleted.
We will occasionally change this data protection notification in order to incorporate new functions, features, products or services and to ensure the protection of your personal data. These changes and the current data protection notification are available on this site for you anytime. If we are making material changes, particularly regarding collection, use or processing of your personal data, we will notify you of this via e-mail or inform you no later than during your next Mentorist login.