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A City Made By People is an international network made up of cities and citizens that celebrate and support citizens who make their cities more liveable. It captures city life and culture; which is done by publishing weekly online content, hosting monthly speaker events and publishing a print journal bi-annually. Since launching A City Made By People in 2014, it has been its intention to build a global network of like-minded citizens. A City Made By People owns, operates and makes available the websites www.acitymadebypeople.com, www.madebypeoplelab.com, www.store.acitymadebypeople.com as well as subdomain websites (individually “Website” and collectively “Websites”) and makes them available to the users of its Websites (individually “Visitor” and collectively “Visitors”) under the following Terms of Use.

Agreement to the Terms of Use

The Websites may contain features including article, blog and newsletter services, event, print journals and community pages, member areas and other applications that may be available from time to time. Any person that accesses or uses the Websites agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions of these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use contain conditions, disclaimers and other provisions, some of which limit A City Made By People’s liability. Any person that does not agree or comply with these Terms of Use should not access or use the Websites.

Any person that uses the Websites must be at least 18 years old to register or use the Services. By registering or using the Websites, you represent that you are over 18. 

Appropriate Use

Any use of the Websites by Visitors that would limit or constrict the availability or quality of the Websites’ features is prohibited and A City Made By People reserves the sole right to take any actions required to enforce this principle.

Visitors shall not use the Websites to post, submit or otherwise distribute unlawful, defamatory, abusive, obscene or offensive materials. Furthermore, Visitors shall not use the Websites in any way that may violate third party rights including, but not limited to copyrights or privacy. Neither shall Visitors access or attempt to access the Websites using interfaces aside from the ones provided by the Websites.

Visitors may provide personal information as part of the registration to access and use some of the features on the Websites as members, partners, bloggers, subscribers, participants, donators or similar. Information provided for registration must be accurate, correct and up-to-date. A City Made By People reserves the sole right to verify and deny access where data is incomplete, incorrect, inappropriate and/or missing.


The Websites are provided “as is” and “as available” with no express or implied warranties of any kind including, but not limited to, any implied warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, merchantability, non-infringement, and title. A City Made By People disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to visitors` use of the site. visitors assume total responsibility for their use of the site and any linked sites. if this disclaimer is not enforceable under applicable law, it may be modified at A City Made By People’s sole discretion to a form that is enforceable.

A City Made By People does not take responsibility for the correctness, completeness, up-to-datedness or quality of the information provided on the Websites. A City Made By People expressly disclaims any and all liability to any person in respect of anything done or omitted to be done wholly or partially in reliance upon the contents of the Websites.

Furthermore, A City Made By People is not liable for any damage or corruption caused by viruses (or similar mechanisms such as worms, lock outs, metering, or self-destruct mechanisms) on computers or other terminal equipment in connection with visiting, using and/or downloading data of any kind from the Websites. The Visitors are personally responsible for protecting their equipment appropriately from viruses and other risks on the Internet.

A City Made By People reserves the right, at its sole discretion, but disclaims the obligation, to monitor and/or remove content from any blog.

Website Content

A City Made By People publishes its own content as well as links, content and resources provided by third parties and content that has been specifically commissioned by A City Made By People for publication on the Websites.

All proprietary rights relating to any third party links, content or resources published on the Websites remain with the original source or the author(s) of that material and where any content has been commissioned by A City Made By People for publication on the Websites, any proprietary rights in such content remain with the relevant author, unless otherwise agreed or specified.

For all other content published on the Websites, A City Made By People reserves all proprietary rights including, but not limited to, all User Submissions, the text, documents, products, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, interactive features, services, provided on this Site and any other content on the Websites (“Content”) and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (“Marks”), are owned by or licensed to A City Made By People by their respective owners. 

A City Made By People & Made By People’s names and logos are registered trademarks of A City Made By People. Visitors are not authorised to use A City Made By People’s name, logo or likeness without prior consent. All other trademarks, service marks, and logos used on our Site are the trademarks, service marks, or logos of their respective owners.

The content, links and resources on the Websites is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which Visitors should rely. Visitors must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on A City Made By People's site. Although A City Made By People makes reasonable efforts to update the information on the Websites, A City Made By People makes no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on the Websites is accurate, complete or up to date. 


The content of any articles published on the Websites (“Articles”) represents the opinion of the author(s) of the respective Article(s). Where the Websites contain Articles, resources or links provided by third parties, these should not be interpreted as A City Made By People’s endorsement of any views expressed or the content contained within such Articles, resources or links.

Under the CCPL license, Visitors may copy, distribute and transmit the Articles, in any medium or format provided the work is properly attributed to the author and A City Made By People, that any such use is for non-commercial purposes and it is not altered, transformed or built upon.

That means (excerpt from https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/):

Attribution: Visitor must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse Visitor or their use of the work).

Noncommercial: Visitor may not use this work for commercial purposes.

No Derivatives: Visitor may not alter, transform, or build upon this work.

This CCPL shall not apply to A City Made By People’s name and logo, third-party materials, trademarks, names and logos, Website interface elements, graphic files and source code, photographs and videos. A City Made By People reserves all rights which have not been expressly granted.

Links to other websites

Links on the Websites may connect Visitors to external or third-party websites that are not related to A City Made By People or under its control. A City Made By People is not responsible for the content of external or third party websites that may be accessible or displayed through external links on the Websites. The presence of these external links does not represent A City Made By People’s endorsement of the views or content of these third party websites. Navigating to external websites through links on the Websites is done at the sole risk of the Visitor, and A City Made By People expressly disclaims any liability for any content that appears on any external site.

Links to this website 

The Visitor may link to the Websites provided the Visitor does so in a way that indicates that the link is to A City Made By People’s Websites and is fair and not misleading. Visitors may not integrate or make use of all or part of the Websites in ways that would confuse or mislead other Visitors as to the nature and origin of the Websites’ content.

Changes to this Terms of Use

A City Made By People reserves the right, at its discretion, to modify these Terms at any time. When big changes are made to this Terms of Use, this will be announced on the Websites and an email will be sent.

Contacting Us

Should you have any questions, feedback and/or concerns about this Terms of Use or if you would like to make any recommendations or comments to improve the quality of our Terms of Use, please contact us at: 

A City Made By People
Tweede Jan van der Heijdenstraat 35
1073 VG Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Last Updated: May 24, 2018.