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Terms of Use

What am I agreeing to when agreeing to the Terms of Use?

These Terms and Conditions of Use, commonly known as ‘Terms of Use’ or ‘Terms’, apply to the Raising the Floor website, all of its associated sites, which we will refer to as ‘the Site’. The raisingthefloor.org website is property of Raising the Floor – International Associations (RtF) and its licensors.

By using the Raising the Floor website or ‘Site’, you agree to the aforementioned terms of use, which means that your use of the Site following any possible change that may happen in it will mean that you accept and agree to the changes.

What does it mean to be registered?

While browsing through the Site is open to all, the use of some of its features and services is only reserved to the people or organizations who register for an account. Registered users will hold certain rights and responsibilities with respect to the access to their account and the password they use.

Which type of information is accepted?

By using the site, you also agree to the veracity, the safety and the integrity of the information you transmit through the website. You also must be age 13 or older to register, and we will terminate the accounts of any users identified to be under the age of 13.

Are the Terms and Conditions the same upon registering? What am I agreeing to?

While many areas are open for everyone to use, certain are only open after registering. All material submitted by the users (individuals or organizations) and their use of the Raising the Floor website is governed by the general Terms and Conditions. By registering, you agree that both your username and your password will be kept safe and non-shareable, and that you will not pass as someone else or create multiple, false accounts. Being a member means accessing different services while only registering once. If a service you wish to subscribe to has additional terms and conditions, you will be asked to accept these separately.

What about my privacy?

The Raising the Floor Privacy Policy governs the use of information collected from and provided by the users on the Raising the Floor website. If you would like to learn more, contact us through the methods described below.

What are the Terms and Conditions in regards to user submissions?

  1. Raising the Floor does not claim ownership of the content materials users provide to Raising the Floor, including posts, uploads or submissions to the website. However, by uploading or submitting any content to this website, users automatically grant Raising the Floor a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from and distribute said content into any form, medium or technology.
  2. Users warrant to comply with all applicable laws, notably copyright or trademark laws. By submitting content, users must warrant to be the copyright owners of said content and accept full responsibility at any time.
  3. Submitted content will not be libelous, defamatory, fraudulent, abusive, sexually obscene, contain any virus or malware, or infringe on the rights of any third parties.

Are there conduct limitations?

You agree never to use the website to harass or otherwise harm any other users, use the Site or system for alternative purposes such as sending unsolicited commercial email, attempt to duplicate or sell access to the Site or service, or scrape content including user information.

What if I encounter a problem by clicking on a linked website?

This Site may contain links to other independent third-party websites, which we refer to as ‘linked sites’. These sites are not under Raising the Floor’s control and are by no means Raising the Floor’s responsibility. They are simply there to provide convenience to the users.

Website Disclaimer

The Raising the Floor website is provided “as is”and Raising the Floor does not warrant that the it is free from errors or inaccuracies. Additionally, nothing contained on this website shall be considered legal or any other form of advice.

Limitation of liability

We make no warranties about the user’s submission of content or information, that the website is error-free, or that errors will be corrected and the server from which it is run is liable for any problems that may arise. In no event shall Raising the Floor or any of its officers, directors and employees be held liable for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this website whether such liability is under contract. Raising the Floor, including its officers, directors and employees shall not be held liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this Website. At Raising the Floor, we reserve the right to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of this website at any time.


By agreeing to these Terms of Use, you also agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless from any and all claims, suits, allegations, liabilities, damages, penalties, fines, costs and expenses relating to or arising from any actual or alleged violation of these terms.


We may terminate your right to an account or to submit content at any time without any notice.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of Switzerland and will be interpreted in accordance with the jurisdiction of the courts of the Canton of Geneva.

Contact us

For any questions, queries or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact us at the address below:

Raising the Floor – International, 150 Route de Ferney, CH – 1218 Grand Saconnex / Geneva, Switzerland

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