Terms of Service

Terms of Service
Last Updated: 5/31/2024

Welcome to Maison Indie, a platform operated by Menke & Rytkönen GbR ("Company," "we," "us," "our"). These Terms of Service ("Terms") govern your use of our website and services provided through the platform. By accessing or using our Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms.

1. Acceptance of Terms
By accessing or using our Services, you agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms and our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to these Terms, you may not use our Services.

2. Description of Services
Maison Indie provides a platform where clients can post jobs for custom couture items, and designers can offer their services. The platform includes functionalities for messaging, payment processing, and user management.

3. User Accounts Registration:
To use certain features of our Services, you must create an account. You agree to provide accurate and complete information during the registration process and to keep your account information updated.

Account Security: You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account credentials and for all activities that occur under your account. Notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account.

4. Posting Jobs and Offering Services
Clients: Clients can post job listings detailing the couture items they need. Clients are responsible for providing accurate information in their listings.
Designers: Designers can browse job listings and offer their services. Designers must ensure that their offers and any subsequent work comply with the job specifications and these Terms.

5. Payments
Stripe: Payments are processed through Stripe. Designers will send payment requests to clients via the platform, and clients will complete payments using Stripe.
Payment Terms: Payment terms and conditions are governed by Stripe's terms of service. We do not store any payment information on our servers.

6. Messaging and Communication
Platform Messaging: All communications between clients and designers must be conducted through the platform to ensure compliance with these Terms.Content: You are responsible for the content of your messages. You agree not to send any content that is illegal, harmful, or violates any third-party rights.

7. Use of Technology
Web Technologies: Our website uses various web technologies to deliver the best user experience. Your use of the website is subject to these technologies' terms of service where applicable.
API Integrations: We use API integrations to facilitate various functionalities on the platform, including messaging and payments.

8. Intellectual Property
Ownership: All content, trademarks, and other intellectual property on the platform are owned by Menke & Rytkönen GbR or our licensors. You may not use any of these without our prior written permission.
User Content: By posting content on the platform, you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, modify, and display such content.

9. Prohibited Conduct
You agree not to:
Use the Services for any illegal purposes.
Post or transmit any fraudulent, misleading, or infringing content.
Interfere with or disrupt the Services.

10. Termination
We may terminate or suspend your access to the Services at any time, with or without cause, and with or without notice.

11. Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability
As-Is Basis: The Services are provided "as-is" and "as available." We make no warranties or representations regarding the Services.
Limitation of Liability: To the maximum extent permitted by law, Menke & Rytkönen GbR will not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages.

12. Governing Law
These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Germany, without regard to its conflict of law principles.

13. Changes to Terms
We may update these Terms from time to time. The latest version will always be posted on our website. Your continued use of the Services constitutes your acceptance of the updated Terms.

14. Contact Us
If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at