Terms and Conditions of Use

1. User's Acknowledgment and Acceptance of Terms

Pattern Factory Oy ("Us" or "We") provides the Patternry site and various related services (collectively, the "site") to you, the user, subject to your compliance with all the terms, conditions, and notices contained or referenced herein (the "Terms of Use"), as well as any other written agreement between us and you. In addition, when using particular services or materials on this site, users shall be subject to any posted rules applicable to such services or materials that may contain terms and conditions in addition to those in these Terms of Use. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use.

BY USING THIS SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THE THESE TERMS OF USE, PLEASE EXIT THE SITE NOW. YOUR REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS SITE, OR ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, CONTENT, OR OTHER INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE, IS TO STOP USING THE SITE AND/OR THOSE PARTICULAR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. YOUR AGREEMENT WITH US REGARDING COMPLIANCE WITH THESE TERMS OF USE BECOMES EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UPON COMMENCEMENT OF YOUR USE OF THIS SITE.

These Terms of Use are effective as of July 2011. We expressly reserve the right to change these Terms of Use from time to time without notice to you. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this site and these Terms of Use from time to time and to familiarize yourself with any modifications. Your continued use of this site after such modifications will constitute acknowledgement of the modified Terms of Use and agreement to abide and be bound by the modified Terms of Use.

As used in these Terms of Use, references to our "Affiliates" include our owners, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, officers, directors, suppliers, partners, sponsors, and advertisers, and includes (without limitation) all parties involved in creating, producing, and/or delivering this site and/or its contents.

2. Description of Services

We make various services available on this site including but not limited to, Open Library and Patternry tool.

Open UI Pattern Library, may be referred to as “Open library”, is a free UI design pattern library where all the patterns are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported. This means that you are free to copy, reuse, and adapt any of our design patterns as long as you tell people where they are from.

Patternry is a service which is available for our registered users. There are available both free and paid plans for the Patternry. The free plan allows users to build a one private library for their personal use. The paid plan allows users to build as many private libraries as they want and to share them to other users on their paid plan.

You are responsible for providing, at your own expense, all equipment necessary to use the services, including a computer, modem, and Internet access (including payment of all fees associated with such access).

We reserve the sole right to either modify or discontinue any of the site's features, at any time with or without notice to you. We also reserve the right to discontinue the site or its services, with a one month advance warning to our paying customers. We will not be liable to you or any third party should we exercise such rights. Any new features that augment or enhance the then-current services on this site shall also be subject to these Terms of Use.

3. Registration Data and Privacy

In order to access some of the services on this site, you will required to use an account and password that can be obtained by completing our online registration form, which requests certain information and data ("Registration Data"), and maintaining and updating your Registration Data as required. By registering, you agree that all information provided in the Registration Data is true and accurate and that you will maintain and update this information as required in order to keep it current, complete, and accurate.

4. Payment and Renewal


By selecting an Shared Workspace or a paid plan you agree to pay Pattern Factory the monthly or annual subscription fees indicated for that service. Payments will be charged in advance on monthly or annual basis and will cover the use of that service for a monthly or annual subscription period as indicated. Payment fees are not refundable.


Unless you notify Pattern Factory before the end of the applicable subscription period that you want to cancel an paid plan, your paid plan subscription will automatically renew and you authorize us to collect the then-applicable annual or monthly subscription fee for such paid plan (as well as any taxes) using any credit card or other payment mechanism we have on record for you. Paid plans can be canceled at any time in the account section of your the specific Shared Workspace.

5. Conduct on Site

Your use of the site is subject to all applicable laws and regulations, and you are solely responsible for the substance of your communications through the site. By posting information in or otherwise using any communications service, chat room, message board, newsgroup, software library, or other interactive service that may be available to you on or through this site, you agree that you will not upload, share, post, or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any content -- including text, communications, software, images, sounds, data, or other information -- that:

a. is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another's privacy, tortious, contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts (including but not limited to sexual language of a violent or threatening nature directed at another individual or group of individuals), or otherwise violates our rules or policies;

b. victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;

c. infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary right of any party

d. constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk email (also known as "spamming"), chain letters, any other form of unauthorized solicitation, or any form of lottery or gambling;

e. contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of any third party; or

f. impersonates any person or entity, including any of our employees or representatives.

We neither endorse nor assume any liability for the contents of any material uploaded or submitted by third party users of the site. We generally do not pre-screen, monitor, or edit the content posted by users of communications services, chat rooms, message boards, newsgroups, software libraries, or other interactive services that may be available on or through this site. However, we and our agents have the right at their sole discretion to remove any content that, in our judgment, does not comply with these Terms of Use and any other rules of user conduct for our site, or is otherwise harmful, objectionable, or inaccurate. We are not responsible for any failure or delay in removing such content. You hereby consent to such removal and waive any claim against us arising out of such removal of content. See "Use of Your Materials" below for a description of the procedures to be followed in the event that any party believes that content posted on this site infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary right of any party.

In addition, you may not use your account to breach security of another account or attempt to gain unauthorized access to another network or server. Not all areas of the site may be available to you or other authorized users of the site. You shall not interfere with anyone else's use and enjoyment of the site or other similar services. Users who violate systems or network security may incur criminal or civil liability.

You agree that we may at any time, and at our sole discretion, terminate your membership, account, or other affiliation with our site without prior notice to you for violating any of the above provisions. In addition, you acknowledge that we will cooperate fully with investigations of violations of systems or network security at other sites, including cooperating with law enforcement authorities in investigating suspected criminal violations.

6. Third Party Sites and Information

This site may link you to other sites on the Internet or otherwise include references to information, documents, software, materials and/or services provided by other parties. These sites may contain information or material that some people may find inappropriate or offensive. These other sites and parties are not under our control, and you acknowledge that we are not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such sites, nor are we responsible for errors or omissions in any references to other parties or their products and services. The inclusion of such a link or reference is provided merely as a convenience and does not imply endorsement of, or association with, the site or party by us, or any warranty of any kind, either express or implied.

7. Intellectual Property Information

The look and feel of Patternry is copyright (c) 2009-2016 Pattern Factory Oy. All rights are reserved. You may not duplicate, copy, or reuse any portion of the HTML/CSS or visual design elements without permission.

For purposes of these Terms of Use, "content" is defined as any information, data, communications, software, photos, video, graphics, and other material and services that can be viewed by users on our site. This includes message boards, chat, and other original content. We claim no intellectual property rights over the material you provide to Patternry. Your profile and materials, such as user interface design patterns, uploaded remain yours. However, by setting your patterns to be shared publicly, you agree to allow others to view and share your Content.

The copyright of private patterns, private libraries and all material associated to them belongs to the owner of the account the material is stored in. However, copyrights of screenshots and other material where the copyright is not owned by Pattern Factory or the owner of the account belong to their respective owners.

All our Open UI Pattern Library patterns are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported. This means that you are free to copy, reuse, and adapt any of our design patterns as long as you tell people where they are from.

All copyrights of the screenshots used in Patternry, belong to their respective owners (if applicable). We provide the screenshots only for informational purposes.

Neither we or our Affiliates warrant or represent that your use of materials displayed on, or obtained through, this site will not infringe the rights of third parties. See "User's Materials" below for a description of the procedures to be followed in the event that any party believes that content posted on this site infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary right of any party.

8. Unauthorized Use of Materials

We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask you to do the same. If you or any user of this site believes its copyright, trademark or other property rights have been infringed by a posting on this site, you or the user should send notification to us immediately. To be effective, the notification must include:

You acknowledge and agree that upon receipt of a notice of a claim of copyright infringement, we may immediately remove the identified materials from our site without liability to you or any other party.

9. Disclaimer of Warranties

The Website is provided “as is”. Pattern Factory and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Pattern Factory nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.

10. Limitation of Liability

In no event will Pattern Factory, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement or substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to Pattern Factory under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. Pattern Factory shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

11. Security and Password

You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account and for any and all statements made and acts or omissions that occur through the use of your password and account. Therefore, you must take steps to ensure that others do not gain access to your password and account. Our personnel will never ask you for your password. You may not transfer or share your account with anyone, and we reserve the right to immediately terminate your account if you do transfer or share your account.

12. Termination of Use

You agree that we may, in our sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the site with or without notice and for any reason, including, without limitation, breach of these Terms of Use. Any suspected fraudulent, abusive or illegal activity may be grounds for terminating your relationship and may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities.

Upon termination or suspension, regardless of the reasons therefore, your right to use the services available on this site immediately ceases, and you acknowledge and agree that we may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or this site. We shall not be liable to you or any third party for any claims or damages arising out of any termination or suspension or any other actions taken by us in connection with such termination or suspension.

13. Choice Of Law, Waiver, And Claims

These Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of Finland without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Each of us agrees and hereby submits to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue any court of competent jurisdiction within Helsinki, Finland with respect to such matters. Pattern Factory's failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use will not be deemed to be a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Terms of Use remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Services must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

14. Contact Information

Except as explicitly noted on this site, the services available through this site are offered by Pattern Factory Oy located at: Kalevankatu 51 B 45, 00180, Helsinki, Finland. You can also contact us by email: support@patternry.com.

Change log: August 9, 2011: Updated the privacy policy to reflect the launch of the commercial service