The 1st platform for sharing equipment between organizations
Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ)
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The aim of the SharingMatter.com platform is to inform third parties about goods that an organization or professional has and asssociated services, and which are desirable to obtain a greater use and profitability.
Can be registered all the goods that can be used and it does not imply that could be used by other person or under any condition imposed by SharingMatter.com, depending only by the agreement and services reached by owners and users.
NOTE: Sharing Matter S.L. reserves the right of admission, by prior communication of those goods or materials that could violate ethical or moral principles, or violate applicable law, in which case it would be disabled on the platform.
There are 3 types of users, being necessary to select one of them to complete the registration process:
It is focused on those organizations that want to include or to do jointly the management of the goods and services of the different users. The user who registers an organization is considered to be the person responsible for the introduction of the information needed from the above mentioned organization in the platform. The relation of users of an organization will be carried out automatically considering the DNS of the e-mail address to ensure his membership.
Users of an organization:
Intended for users who belong to an organization and want to include their goods or services within the scope of the organization, so that all the goods of the organization can be jointly associated and thus gain the same privileges of the organization. It is not essential that the organization has been previously created, due to its existence will be checked at the beginning of each user session.
Independent or freelance professionals:
It corresponds to those users who perform their professional activity as self-employed, separately or those who, despite belonging to an organization, does not want to link the goods to the organization.
After selecting the type of user, it is necessary to introduce email and password; the email will be also used for possible associations to an organization. To complete the registration and validation of the user, we will proceed to send an e-mail confirmation to the new user. After validation of the registration, will be necessary to introduce data relating to the name, location and telephone number of the user. The location will be used to assign a default location to the goods or material submitted by the user and serve therefore to geographically identify the assets, being possible to change the location of the user and of the property by using an interactive map.
The information associated with a good is basically divided into three groups:
On the one hand the name and a brief description, which will be used to find it during the searching process, and one picture of the good.
Moreover, the information necessary to know their conditions of use and rates, availability and possible restrictions of use are required.
Finally, information concerning to its location, whether precise or generic form, so that it can have a map of the different goods and serve to the user to find the best from a geographic location.
It is not necessary - the platform allows to search for goods and services that are of public access to users who are not registered, although it is necessary to register (free of charge) and login to see the full information, all in order to make the use of the platform in a transparent and rational way.
In case of having an username in the 'Loop' research network (Frontiers), it is possible to use it for accessing to SharingMatter.com platform.
SharingMatter.com function is to serve as a platform available to responsibles of equipment and associated services and users who want to make use of it, in order to get in touch both parts, not operating Sharing Matter S.L. at any time as an intermediary of the communication or agreement that may arise, unless express consent of any of the parts.
The only responsible for the goods submitted to the platform is the person that appears in the information associated with each good, exempting Sharing Matter S.L. of any liability or noncompliance associated with the communication or agreement made between good owners or remaining consumables and users who want to make use of it. Similarly, Matter Sharing S.L. disclaims any responsibility associated with the bad use of the platform.