Last updated: March 27, 2020
Summary of updates on the last version published on March 2019.
- Subscription types: the upgrade from the version of the platform will give access to the full features of the product and includes an ondemand illustration service, included in the subscription price. Thereare 3 different types of subscription “Student”, “Researcher” and “PRO-Team” whose features are described in mindthegraph.com/pricing
- Automatic renewal: every subscription can be done with monthly or annually payments, with the same benefits. The Monthly subscription is charged every month, whereas the Annual subscription is charged every year, always starting at the time of subscription. Therefore, it is considered a pre-payment mechanism that gives access to the platform for the following subscription period. The renewal is automatic in all subscription types.
- Cancelation: If the client doesn’t want to continue using the platform, he or she can decide to cancel the subscription to avoid being charged in the forthcoming period. The canceled subscription does not mean immediate block to the platform. Instead, one will still be able to use the platform normally until the end of the current period. If the subscription in NOT canceled, it will be renewed automatically in every period.
Refund policy: We will refund duplicated payments/subscription and compensate any eventual financial loss from our clients with refund and/or extended subscription period. It is our policy to NOT refund users that simply forget to cancel the subscription in due time.
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The content stored in and created with mindthegraph.com are available under a free culture Creative Commons license. Free users are allowed to publicly present the infographics created with the Mind the Graph editor and use the illustrations available in the website, provided that Mind the Graph watermark logo is kept in theimage, as exported via the website. Modifications on prior work mayalso be performed, if you agree to also share the modified work. By using the website, you also allow other Mind the Graph users to use your images and create upon them, under the same terms. This is known in the CC community as "attribution share-alike 4.0 licensing". More details about this license can be found here: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/
Subscribers are entitled full rights to their creations and are recognized as authors, keeping its rights and ability to transfer authorial rights to third-part publishers without previous consult to Mind the Graph. They can also perform public presentations of the pictures at their own discretion.
Caracteristics of the Creative Commons license used for free users:
Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. We suggest that the published material mentions the following sentence “Figure created in the Mind the Graph platform, available at www.mindthegraph.com” in the appropriate section of your paper, class or conference talk, whenever possible.
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The subscription to Mind the Graph website gives access to a full version of the product, including additional features and on demand illustration service. This depends on the type of subscription selected, with different costs. The details about what’s included in each subscription type are available at https://mindthegraph.com/pricing.
In brief, we offer the ”Free”, “Student”, “Researcher” and “PRO-Teams” versions of the Mind the Graph platform. The “Free” version is perfect for an initial experience with the platform and includes thebasic features. The “Student” subscription allows o edit 2 figures, to upload up to 5 external files, use up to 10 scientific illustrations in the creations and request 1 illustration per month to our on demandservice. The “Researcher” subscription allows unlimited edition of figures, unlimited upload of external files, unlimited use of scientific illustrations, request up to 5 on demand illustrations per month and have high priority for support. It also allows to keep creations in private mode and to create full presentations in the platform. The “PROT-Teams” subscription allows unlimited edition of figures, unlimited upload of external files, unlimited use of scientific illustrations, request up to 50 on demand illustrations per month and have high priority for support. It also allows to keep creations in private mode, to create full presentations in the platform, to create templates and share content as teams. We offer discounted price forinfographic creation in the “PRO-Team” subscription. All subscriptions include watermark-free downloads, to restore deleted files, high-resolution exports and use of templates in the platform.
Subscription duration and Renewal
Every subscription can be done with monthly or annually payments, with the same benefits. The only difference between monthly and annual subscriptions it’s the progressive discount in the annual modality. The Monthly subscription is charged every month whereas the Annual subscription is charged every year, always starting at the time of subscription. Therefore, it is considered a pre-payment mechanism that gives access to the platform for the following subscription period. The renewal is automatic in every subscription. The client will be charged periodically to ensure the access to the platform.
Cancelation and Refund policy
If the client doesn’t want to continue using the platform, he or she can decide to cancel the subscription to avoid being charged in the forthcoming period. The canceled subscription does not mean immediate block to the platform; instead, one will still be able to usethe platform normally until the end of the current period. If the subscription in NOT canceled, it will be renewed automatically everyperiod. It is our policy to not refund users that simply forget to cancel. The cancelation process is described in the general session of our help center: https://mindthegraph.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/sections/202922278-General-info.
Any financial loss caused by a mistake at our side, be it due to an error of the system or a personalmistake from a member of Mind the Graph team will be compensated as a refund or extended subscription period. Our payment system is designed to prevent the occurrence of systematic mistakes and we will always dedicate our best efforts to solve any question that eventually happens. Refunds will be grantedin case of duplicated payment or subscription, in case of charging a subscription when the client already canceled it before the renewal period or in any reasonable case. We will not refund subscription due to incomplete cancelation process and/or when the client forgot to cancel in due time for any reason. Any special case will be evaluated by the customer success team and communicated accordingly.
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Mind the Graph does not guarantee the reliability of the use of materials and information found on its website, nor does it endorse by any means the content created by its users. We cannot guarantee the authenticity of any data which users may publish on Mind the Graph website. Mind the Graph is not liable for any loss or damages suffered in connection with the use of or exposure to any content available in www.mindthegraph.com or any user-created infographics published, emailed, accessed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the website. As a website user, you will be solely responsible for any damages or loss to any party resulting from your activities on the website.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will try to provide at least 30 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion. By continuing to access or use our website and using our editor after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the website.
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