Terms of Service

By using the requires.io web site ("Service"), or any services of ShiningPanda S.A.S. ("ShiningPanda"), you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions ("Terms of Service"). IF YOU ARE ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF A COMPANY OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO BIND SUCH ENTITY, ITS AFFILIATES AND ALL USERS WHO ACCESS OUR SERVICES THROUGH YOUR ACCOUNT TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, IN WHICH CASE THE TERMS "YOU" OR "YOUR" SHALL REFER TO SUCH ENTITY, ITS AFFILIATES AND USERS ASSOCIATED WITH IT. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE SUCH AUTHORITY, OR IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MUST NOT ACCEPT THIS AGREEMENT AND MAY NOT USE THE SERVICES.

ShiningPanda reserves the right to update and change the Terms of Service from time to time without notice. Any new features that augment or enhance the current Service, including the release of new tools and resources, shall be subject to the Terms of Service. Continued use of the Service after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes. You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time here.

Violation of any of the terms below will result in the termination of your Account. While ShiningPanda prohibits such conduct and Content on the Service, you understand and agree that ShiningPanda cannot be responsible for the Content posted on the Service and you nonetheless may be exposed to such materials. You agree to use the Service at your own risk.

A. Account Terms

  1. You must be 13 years or older to use this Service.

  2. You must be a human. Accounts registered by “bots” or other automated methods are not permitted.

  3. You must provide your legal full name, a valid email address, and any other information requested in order to complete the subscription to any paid plan.

  4. You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and password. ShiningPanda cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage from your failure to comply with this security obligation.

  5. You are responsible for all Content posted and activity that occurs under your account.

  6. You may not use the Service for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You must not, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright or trademark laws).

B. Payment, Refunds, Upgrading and Downgrading Terms

  1. The Service is billed on a monthly basis and is non-refundable. There will be no refunds or credits for partial months of service, or refunds for months unused with an open account.

  2. Payments must be made through ShiningPanda's payment provider: STRIPE. ShiningPanda reserves the right to change its payment provider at any time.

  3. Downgrading your Service may cause the loss of Content, features, performance or capacity of your Account. ShiningPanda does not accept any liability for such loss.

  4. Customers in France, Monaco and customers in the EU without a VAT registration number will have VAT added to all bills at the prevailing France VAT rate (currently 20%). Countries in the EU for VAT purposes are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom (including the Isle of Man).

C. Cancellation and Termination

  1. You are solely responsible for properly canceling your account. An email or phone request to cancel your account is not considered cancellation. You can cancel your account at any time by clicking on the Plan menu in the Settings page. The screen provides a simple cancellation button.

  2. If you cancel the Service before the end of your current paid up period, your cancellation will take effect immediately.

  3. ShiningPanda, in its sole discretion, has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service, or any other ShiningPanda service, for any reason at any time. Such termination of the Service will result in the deactivation or deletion of your Account or your access to your Account, and the forfeiture and relinquishment of all Content in your Account. ShiningPanda reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.

D. Modifications to the Service and Prices

  1. ShiningPanda reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice.

  2. Prices of all Services, including but not limited to monthly subscription plan fees to the Service, are subject to change upon 30 days notice from us. Such notice may be provided at any time by posting the changes to the requires.io pricing page or the Service itself.

  3. ShiningPanda shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuation of the Service.

  1. We claim no intellectual property rights over the material you provide to the Service. Your profile and materials uploaded remain yours. We also claim no intellectual property rights on material generated by processed repositories on ShiningPanda servers, including and not limited to reports and artifacts. However, by setting your material to be viewed publicly: (a) you allow your Content to be viewed publicly; (b) you allow ShiningPanda to publish your reports.

  2. ShiningPanda does not pre-screen Content, but ShiningPanda and its designee have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or remove any Content that is available via the Service.

  3. You shall defend ShiningPanda against any claim, demand, suit or proceeding made or brought against ShiningPanda by a third party alleging that Your Content, or Your use of the Service in violation of this Agreement, infringes or misappropriates the intellectual property rights of a third party or violates applicable law, and shall indemnify ShiningPanda for any damages finally awarded against, and for reasonable attorney’s fees incurred by, ShiningPanda in connection with any such claim, demand, suit or proceeding; provided, that ShiningPanda (a) promptly gives You written notice of the claim, demand, suit or proceeding; (b) gives You sole control of the defense and settlement of the claim, demand, suit or proceeding (provided that You may not settle any claim, demand, suit or proceeding unless the settlement unconditionally releases ShiningPanda of all liability); and (c) provides to You all reasonable assistance, at Your expense.

  4. The look and feel of the Service is copyright ©2011-2014 ShiningPanda Inc. All rights reserved. You may not duplicate, copy, or reuse any portion of the HTML/CSS, Javascript, or visual design elements or concepts without express written permission from ShiningPanda.

F. Acceptable Use Policy

ShiningPanda's Acceptable Use Policy (the "Policy") is designed to help protect ShiningPanda, ShiningPanda's customers and the Internet community in general from irresponsible or, in some cases, illegal activities. The Policy is a non-exclusive list of the actions prohibited by ShiningPanda.

The following activites are prohibited:

  1. Transmission, distribution or storage of any material in violation of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited. This includes, without limitation, material protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property right used without proper authorization, and material that is obscene, defamatory, constitutes an illegal threat, or violates export control laws.

  2. Transmission of any kind of information that is not stricly relevant to builds or tests to servers outside of the realm of ShiningPanda, including but not limited to sending Unsolicited Bulk Messages ("spam"). This prohibition of applies to any and all forms of delivery including, but not limited to, email, usenet, any form of instant messaging, and VOIP. It also includes postings to web sites such as forums, blogs, bulletin boards and wikis. Relevant transmissions are however not prohibited, for instance: publishing test reports ; third-party API calls to notify the success or failure of a build ; transmitting build materials (artificats, .egg, etc.) to external repositories.

  3. Impersonating another person or misrepresent authorization to act on behalf of others. All messages transmitted via ShiningPanda's servers must correctly identify the sender and origin of the message. Users may not alter or attempt to disguise the attribution of origin in email messages, usenet posting or any other message.

  4. Unauthorized attempts by a user to gain access to any account or computer resource not belonging to that user.

  5. Unauthorized access, alteration, destruction, or any attempt thereof, of any information of any ShiningPanda customers or end-users by any means or device.

  6. Knowingly engage in any activities designed to harass, or that will cause a denial-of-service to any other user whether on the ShiningPanda network or on another provider's network.

  7. Using ShiningPanda's Services to interfere with the use of the ShiningPanda network by other customers or authorized users.

  8. Obtaining or attempting to obtain service by any means or device with intent to avoid payment.

  9. Storing material on our servers that is not for the primary purpose of building and testing software. This includes, without limitation, storing backup data, personal music or video collections.

  10. Running worms, viruses or any code of a destructive nature.

G. FLOSS Plan Use Policy

The FLOSS Plan is restricted to free/libre/open-source software. The following rules apply when using a FLOSS account:

  1. The source code of an activated repository must be liberally licensed, to grant the right of users to use, study, change, and improve its design. Such licenses include, but are not limited to: BSD, GPL, LGPL, MIT, apache.

  2. The source code of an activated repository must be provided through a publicly accessible repository.

  3. The reports on an activated repository must be set to be publicly accessible.

  4. A link to the Service, ShiningPanda or a badge status must be provided on the home page of the project.

  5. ShiningPanda, in its sole discretion, has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service in case of failure to comply with the FLOSS Plan Use Policy.

H. General Conditions

  1. Your use of the Service is at your sole risk. The service is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis.

  2. Technical support is only available via email. Support is available in English and French.

  3. You understand that ShiningPanda uses third party vendors and hosting partners to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology required to run the Service.

  4. You must not modify, adapt or hack the Service or modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with the Service, ShiningPanda, or any other ShiningPanda service.

  5. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service without the express written permission by ShiningPanda.

  6. We may, but have no obligation to, remove Content and Accounts containing Content that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms of Service.

  7. Verbal, physical, written or other abuse (including threats of abuse or retribution) of any ShiningPanda customer, employee, member, or officer will result in immediate account termination.

  8. You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may be transfered unencrypted and involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.

  9. If your bandwidth usage significantly exceeds the average bandwidth usage (as determined solely by ShiningPanda) of other ShiningPanda customers, we reserve the right to immediately disable your account or take measures to reduce your bandwidth consumption.

  10. ShiningPanda does not warrant that (i) the service will meet your specific requirements, (ii) the service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable, (iv) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the service will meet your expectations, and (v) any errors in the Service will be corrected.

  11. You expressly understand and agree that ShiningPanda shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if ShiningPanda has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from: (i) the use or the inability to use the service; (ii) the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any goods, data, information or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or from the service; (iii) unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; (iv) statements or conduct of any third party on the service; (v) or any other matter relating to the service.

  12. The failure of ShiningPanda to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The Terms of Service constitutes the entire agreement between you and ShiningPanda and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and ShiningPanda (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service). You agree that these Terms of Service and Your use of the Service are governed under France law.

  13. Questions about the Terms of Service should be sent to .

The owner and publisher of this website is Shining Panda S.A.S., a simplified joint-stock company registered under French law with a capital of 7,000 Euros.

Its headquarter is located at 2 rue du Génie, Montigny-lès-Metz (57950), France.
Registered with the Metz RCS – French Trade Registry - under number 527 641 369.
EU Intra-community VAT number FR34527641369.
Phone: (+33) 970-440-327