Terms of use & GDPR

This document contains the general terms and conditions of the contract for the use of the Portal12.org information services and resources provided through the Portal12.org website (accessible from the domain www.Portal12.org) and governs the relations between Portal 12 Ltd  and each of the users of the accessible through the Portal12.org Information Services and Resources website.

I. Definitions

In applying and interpreting these Terms of Use, the terms and expressions used will have the following meanings:
1.1. "Portal 12.org" is Portal 12 Ltd., a limited liability company incorporated and existing under the laws of the Republic of Bulgaria, with headquarters and address of management: Veliko Tarnovo 5000, 34 Chumerna Str., Registered in the Commercial Register register at the Registry Agency with UIC 203 66 33 44, tel .: +359 877 12 77 12, electronic mailing address portal12org@gmail.com, which provides the services subject to these Terms of Use.
1.2. "Electronic referral" is a link denoted on a particular website that allows automated forwarding to another website, information resource or object through standardized protocols.
1.3. "Malicious actions" are acts or omissions that violate Internet ethics or harm to persons connected to the Internet or associated networks, sending spam, junk mails, flooding, gaining access to resources with others (HACK), performing actions that can be qualified as industrial espionage or sabotage, damage to or destruction of systems or information arrays (CRACK), sending "Trojan horses" or causing the installation of viruses or remote control systems, interfering with the normal operation of other Internet users and associated networks, performing any actions that may qualify as a crime or administrative violation under Bulgarian law or other EU applicable law.

1.4. "Website" is part of a website that may be a composite or separate website.
1.5. "Information System / System" is a device or a system of connected devices, one of which is intended to store, send or receive electronic documents.
1.6. "Unsolicited commercial communications" are Commercial Messages sent without a prior request from the recipient.
1.7. "Password" is a User-selected unique combination of letters, numbers and / or characters that, along with the user's email address or User name specified by the User, is used to access his / her profile.
1.8. "User" means any person who uses the information services and resources provided on the Portal12.org Web Site.
1.9. "Accidental event" is unforeseen at the time of the conclusion of the contract, a circumstance of extraordinary nature, which renders the provision of the Services objectively impossible.
1.10. "Server" is a device or a system of connected devices that either has a system software installed to perform tasks related to storing, processing, receiving, or transmitting information.
1.11. "Commercial communications" are advertising or other communications that represent, directly or indirectly, the goods, services or reputation of a person engaging in commercial or artisanal activity or practicing a regulated profession.
1.12. "Website" is the distinct place on the global Internet network available through its HTTP or HTTPS unified URL, containing files, text, programs, sounds, pictures, images, electronic links, or other materials and resources.
1.13. The "Portal12.ORG" Website (www.Portal12.ORG) is a website owned by Portal 12 Ltd, through which users are provided with various information services and resources subject to these Terms of Use.
1.14. "Services" are the services provided through the Portal12.org Website.
1.15. "IP Address" is a unique identifier, associating device, website, or user resource in a way that allows it to be localized on the global Internet network.

II. Subject of the contract
2.1. Through the Portal12.org Website, "Portal 12" Ltd provides the User with the services provided in these Terms of Service, subject to strict compliance by the latter with the requirements set forth in these Terms of Use.
2.2. The Services are provided without registration. These are, without limitation, services related to the search for and access to User Content, including News, Portal 12 TV (Internet TV), Photos, Video and other information in the form of text, videos, images, and other on the Portal12.org Website and other services provided to Unregistered Users through the Portal12.org Website.
2.3. Part of the Services are provided without registration, but only after the User has provided a valid email address.
2.4. The provision of the Services does not cover the provision of computer and other client equipment (terminal devices for Internet access) and connectivity for the transfer of information packets between the respective User and the Internet page necessary for access to the Portal12.org Website. Portal12 is not responsible if the User can not access, due to problems beyond the control of Portal 12 (hardware, software problem, Internet connectivity problem, etc.).
2.6. As far as the services provided by Portal 12 are varied and constantly supplemented and modified with a view to their improvement and extension, the number, characteristics of the services provided and their mode of delivery (free of charge against registration or against registration and payment) can be changed any time from Portal 12.

III. Consent to the Terms of Service
3.1. These Terms of Use apply to the relationship of Portal 12 with private Registered Users. These Terms of Use apply accordingly in the relation of Portal 12 to the Unregistered users as their rights are limited to the use of the Services referred to in items 2.2 and 2.3.

IV. Conclusion of the contract
5.1. The Agreement between the User and Portal 12 takes effect from the moment of agreement and acceptance of the cookies when the site is first loaded through an Internet browser. The contract is concluded in English.
5.2. The contract has an effect:
5.3.1. for Unregistered users - until termination of use of the Services;
5.3.2. for Registered Users - for an indefinite period until terminated under the terms and conditions set forth in these Terms of Use.

V. Provided Services
7.1. The Services provided through Portal 12 via the Portal12.org Web Site are information society services 
7.2. Portal 12 provides free of charge for the user's personal use, whether or not it has made a registration under point 4.3 of these Terms of Use, HTTP web access to the following resources and Services:
7.2.1. access to information resources, including text, graphics, audio and video materials, databases, etc. developed by Portal 12, its partners or other Users, and published on the Portal12.org Website, including but not limited to: News: a database containing news, events and other up-to-date information on the cultural and spiritual life, existential themes, etc .; PORTAL 12 TV: a database with own-made and YouTube shared and embed video, containing audio and video related news, events and other up-to-date information relating to the cultural and spiritual life of people, the lifestyle and everyday life and other related activities; Images: a database containing images related to the cultural and spiritual life of people, the lifestyle and everyday life and other related activities; Video: a database containing audio and video material relating to the cultural and spiritual life of people, lifestyle and everyday life and other related activities;

VI. Rights and Obligations of the User
8.1. The User has the right to access in real time (online) to the Services provided through the Portal12.org Website, subject to the access requirements set forth in Portal 12.
8.2. The User has the right to add (publish) Portal12 User Content through the tools listed on the Portal12.org  Web Site (forms for adding news, announcements, locations, photos, video content, questions, answers, forms for adding pictures; to add videos, forms for adding files, etc.), subject to all the requirements contained in these Terms of Use and the relevant websites from which the relevant tools are available.
8.3. The User has the right to access the User Content as well as any other content posted on the Portal12.org Website solely for personal use using the normal functionality of the Portal12 Website. Access to multimedia User and other content (audio and video / files) can only be achieved by streaming - transmitting a steady stream of audio and video signals via the Internet from the Portal12.org Web site to the user's end device enabling the user to view and listens to real-time audio and video recording, in which the user's device does not store a permanent copy and is not capable of downloading, storing, distributing and / or postponing viewing or listening not unless expressly and unambiguously permitted by the Portal 12, for example by specifying the option to download (download button / download or hyperlinks) to the appropriate content.
8.4. The right of access granted to the User does not include the right to copy or reproduce information, or to use protected intellectual or industrial property, except for a minor amount of information intended solely for personal use, provided that such use does not harm the legitimate interests of authors or other holders of intellectual or industrial property rights, and copying or reproduction is for non-commercial purposes. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the User undertakes not to remove any inscriptions or other marks indicating copyright, trademark rights and any other copyright or intellectual property rights, from the materials to which it is accessed, whether the rightholder is Portal12 or a third party.
8.5. The user is entitled through the Share feature to incorporate User Content posted on the Portal12.org Website into its non-commercial personal websites. When using this feature, the User is required to clearly indicate that the source of the content on the Website is the Portal12.org Website and provide an electronic link to the Portal12.org Website. When using this feature, the User has no right to make any changes to User Content and should not use the "Share" feature for commercial purposes.
8.5.1. The user has the right to copy a piece of text, news, article or description to video content created by Portal12 on its website, explicitly affixing an active link to portal12.org, in the first paragraph of the copied text. This should be according to journalistic ethics in style: "Portal12 reports," "Writing Portal12.org", "declares at Portal12 ...", etc. in this context of logical compliance.
8.5.2. A user who publishes text, photos or video content subject to copyright in favor of Portal12.org that are wholly or partly reprinted and published in external online editions without affiliation or affiliation but at the end of a complete a redemption publication owed a fee to Portal12 Ltd. at the amount of EUR 2,000 for each violation.
8.6. By using the Share feature, the user has the right to share User Content posted on the Portal12.org Web site with social networking sites selected on Facebook, Tweeter, Google+, Tumblr, Pinterest, Email, by adding a customized message to the shared User Content .
8.7. The user is entitled through the "Recommend" feature to share User Content posted on the Portal12.org Web site with their Facebook social network contacts.
8.8. The User undertakes not to use the Services provided by the Portal 12, does not have access to the Server on Portal 12 and does not disclose in any other way to third parties User Content - information, data, text, sound, files, software, video, photographs, graphics, audio materials, messages, and any other materials or electronic references to materials:
8.8.1. which violates the European legislation, the applicable foreign laws, the present Terms of Use, the Internet ethics, the accepted norms of good morals and morality;
8.8.2. which is subject to intellectual or industrial property rights of third parties, except with the consent of the rightholder;
8.8.3. which is trade or business secret or other confidential information the disclosure of which is prohibited by contract, law or by an act of a competent state or municipal authority;
8.8.4. containing information about foreign passwords or access rights without the consent of their medium and software to access such passwords or rights;
8.8.5. containing personal data about third parties or other legally protected information, except in compliance with all applicable requirements for their protection, processing and use;
8.8.6. inviting to or containing violence over human beings or animals, humiliation of human dignity, threat to life and to the inviolability of humans or animals;
8.8.7. depicting accidents and other serious incidents or crimes, victims of accidents, incidents or crimes;
8.8.8. with pornographic or open sexual content;
8.8.9. gender, race, nationality, origin, religion or belief, education, belief, political affiliation, personal or social status, disability, age, sexual orientation, marital status, property status or any other features;
8.8.10. adversely affecting the reputation, honor or dignity of third parties;
8.8.11. calling for a violent change in the constitutionally established order, the commission of a crime, violence against the person or the raging of racial, national, ethnic or religious enmity;
8.8.12. including content that is unlawful, sexist, obscene, abusive, threatening, defamatory, hateful or indecent, as well as that which might put it in an embarrassing situation, harm a good name, offend a third person, or reveal a secret protected by law;
8.8.13. representing or encouraging behavior that endangers the protection of the environment;
8.8.14. containing information for terrorist activity and any information related to terrorism;
8.8.15. violating any proprietary rights or legitimate interests of third parties;
8.8.16. poor quality and vague content;
8.8.17. with a file size above the maximum sizes specified on the respective websites on the Portal12.org Website.
8.11. The User undertakes not to access the User's or any other content posted on the Portal12.org Website by any other technology or means other than the technologies and resources provided by the Portal12.org Website and realized through the normal its functionality.
8.12. The User undertakes to use the Services provided by Portal 12:
8.12.1. not to commit malicious acts within the meaning of these Terms of Use;
8.12.2. not to use, copy and distribute User Content posted by other Users or any other content available on the Portal12.org Web Site for any commercial purpose;
8.12.3. not to engage in political agitation or religious propaganda;
8.12.4. not to call for aggression, racism, cruelty and other similar actions aimed at creating fear, confusion, panic, hatred and intolerance;
8.12.5. not to use methods that lead to forced uploading of unwanted content by users using pop-up, blind link, etc .;
8.12.6. not to interfere with the proper functioning of the Portal12.org Website, including but not limited to not interfering with the process of identifying another User by exceeding the access rights granted to it, damaging the access, reliability or quality of the Services provided other Users, and not to use the Services in a manner that causes service denial;
8.12.7. not to retrieve technically or technically any information resources or parts thereof included in the databases accessible through the Portal12.org Website and thereby create its own database in electronic or any other form.
8.12.8. not to represent another person or a representative of a person who is not authorized to represent or otherwise mislead Portal 12 or third parties for their identity or belonging to a particular group of people;
8.12.9. to immediately notify Portal12 of any case of an offense committed or discovered using the Services provided;
8.12.10. to notify Portal12 of finding damaged files for their removal.
8.13. Using the Add Video, Add a Photo, Add New Album, or Add File feature, the user agrees not to include content or text in the Description field other than information directly related to the description or explanation of the content of the video / file. The user is not entitled to use the Description field to publish, make or accept any offer to enter into legal transactions or make any other electronic statements within the meaning of EDESA.
8.14. In addition to the above, the User undertakes in the process of using the Forums Forums section of the Portal12.org Web site:
8.14.1. publishes texts only in Bulgarian with symbols in Cyrillic alphabet. Exceptions are allowed only for usernames, titles, signatures, electronic references and quotes from foreign sources, the latter must be accompanied by a translation or a brief summary in Bulgarian;
8.14.2. post comments, opinions and new themes only in logically correct thematic sub-forums. The title of each new topic should be consistent with and describing the content of the topic;
8.14.3. does not publish gross and offensive comments, opinions, and topics;


Privacy Statement, GDPR Compliance and Records

Protecting your personal data is important to us. Therefore, we process your information exclusively on the basis of the applicable legislation, in particular the GDPR, the Personal Data Protection Act (LPDP) and the Electronic Commerce Act

In this statement we inform you of the most important aspects of processing your data on our website. What happens to your data after contacting us? When you write to us through the form on our website or send us an email, we store your data so that we can process your request as well as answer your subsequent questions. We will not share this information with third parties without your explicit consent!

We may use Personal Data for the following purposes:

- To answer your inquiries, such as to send email notifications, text messages and other written or electronic communications.

- For sending important information to you in connection with the Site or the Application, changes to the rules, conditions and policies of Portal12 and / or other administrative information.

- To send marketing messages that in our opinion would be of interest to you

- Customize the way you use the Site by submitting products and offers specifically for you.

- Allowing you to send messages to a friend through the Site or the Application. By using this feature, you explicitly declare to Portal12 that you have permission to use and provide Portal12 the name and email address of your friend. 

- To be able to communicate and interact with other users through the Site or the Application (e.g., through comments, messaging, messaging, chat, profile, or other social media).

- To be able to sign up for and participate in technology forums or other events with Portal12

- For improvement of services and optimization of Portal12 site, through, for example, data analysis, audits.


Storing your data

In order to fulfill our contract with you we store: your IP address, as well as the names, e-mail address and phone you have specified. The data we provide you need to fulfill our contractual or pre-contractual obligations to you by providing you with the opportunity to post online content on our site.


Our website uses so-called cookies. These are small text files that are loaded into the browser and stored on your terminal. They are harmless. We use them to keep your site easy to use. Some cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. They allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit to our site. We use "cookies" on the basis of Art. 4a of the Electronic Commerce Act (ЗЕТ) and Article 6, par. 1 (f) GDPR. If you do not agree to this, you can opt out of storage by setting up your browser so that it informs you when a site wants to save to your cookie, and you either accept it or not. Keep in mind that disabling cookies in your browser can limit the functionality of our site for you.

The cookies used by Portal12 do not store any information (personal data) that allows the User to be identified as an individual.

Internet traffic analysis

Our site analyzes consumer Internet traffic through Google Analytics, Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

For this purpose, we use cookies that allow us to analyze how users use our site. The information thus obtained is transmitted to the supplier's server of the technical solution and stored there. You can prevent this by setting up your browser so that it does not allow cookies to be stored. The processing of data for Internet traffic analysis is carried out on the basis of Article 6, para. 1 (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest in the GDPR is to improve the functionality of our site.

We appreciate the privacy of our users, so the data we use for web traffic analysis is anonymised by the technical solution provider. We have a contract for the processing of personal data with the latter. The data traffic collected for Internet traffic analysis is stored for the minimum Google Analytics term, which is 14 months.

Your rights

You have access to your data that we process, as well as the right to rectification, erasure (right to be forgotten), limitation of processing, data portability, withdrawal of consent and objection. If you believe that our processing of your data is in violation of data protection regulations or if you believe that your rights under these provisions have been violated in any way, you may contact the appropriate administrative authority. In Bulgaria this is the Commission for Personal Data Protection.

Contact us in one of the following ways:

By letter: Portal12 Ltd., registered under UIC 203 66 33 44, with headquarters and registered office at Veliko Tarnovo 5000, 34 Chumerna Str., By phone: +359877127712;  by email: portal12org@gmail.com; tanya@portal12.bg In any case, please contact Ms Tanya Borissova.