PayProp Brand Guidelines

PayProp permits its members, third party developers, partners and the media ("you") to use its name, trademarks, logos, web pages, screenshots and other brand features (the PayProp "Brand Features", "Marks" or "logos") only in limited circumstances and as specified in these Guidelines. By using PayProp's Marks, you agree to adhere to these Guidelines and specifically to the Use Requirements and Terms below. If you have a separate agreement with PayProp that addresses use of the PayProp brand, that agreement shall govern your use of the PayProp Marks.

Our Trademarks

PayProp and the PayProp logo are registered trademarks of Humanstate and its affiliates in the United Kingdom and/or other countries. You should include this attribution, as applicable, with your other trademark and copyright notices.

Use of the "PayProp" Name in Text

When referring to our company, the full name is Humanstate. When referring to our subsidiary in South Africa, the full name is PayProp South Africa. When referring to our services, the PayProp name should be written as one word and used as an adjective followed by a description of our services in a form similar to the following examples:

  • PayProp software platform
  • The PayProp service in South Africa

The PayProp name should always be accompanied by either the ® or ™ symbol. See Attribution under the Use Requirements and Terms for further information.

PayProp Logos

As a Third Party Developer of PayProp, you may download the logos set forth below for use on your website and in connection with your application which offers access to the PayProp website via the PayProp API's. Your use of the logos is subject to: (i) the applicable API terms of use or such other agreement between you and PayProp; (ii) your compliance with the Platform Guidelines, as well as these Guidelines.

You may use the PayProp name and other words in connection with the PayProp logo to indicate that the content you are displaying comes from PayProp or to describe the PayProp information provided through the application, provided that: (i) the words displayed next to the PayProp logo are in a different font and color (in comparison to the PayProp logo), and preferably in black; (ii) the clear space rules set forth in the Use Requirements and Terms are followed; (iii) the PayProp name, if used, is accompanied by either the ® or ™ symbol as required by these Guidelines; and (iv) the PayProp logo is not used as the icon for a mobile application or a favicon.

Logos For Use By Partners

If you have a current agreement with PayProp, other than a license to PayProp's APIs, you may download and use the logos set forth below for use in accordance with the terms of your agreement with PayProp and these Guidelines.

Logos For Use By The Media

The logos set forth below may be downloaded for use in reporting on PayProp's business. These logos may not be altered, combined with other marks or used in a misleading manner. Your use of these logos is subject to your compliance with these Guidelines.

If you are a member of the media and have any specific requirements, please contact us.

Screenshots

You may use a standard PayProp screenshot (an image of our homepage or company page or products pages) in either print (book, magazine, journal, newspaper) or digital (web page, DVD, CD) formats for an instructive, educational or illustrative purpose. You may not superimpose graphics, photos, or ad copy on the screenshot or otherwise change the look of the screen-captured image.

You may also not use a screenshot which discloses an image or personal information about individual PayProp users unless: (i) the screenshot includes only your personally identifiable information; (ii) all images and/or personal information of individual PayProp users (including user identification numbers) is obfuscated and such user(s) cannot be identified; or (iii) you have obtained written permission from all identified users to have their personally identifiable information displayed on the screenshot and to use such screenshot in the manner you intend. The treatment of personal information of PayProp users is covered by PayProp's Privacy Policy.

Books or Printed Materials

PayProp does not allow the use of its logos or the name "PayProp" in the title or otherwise on the cover of books or other publications without prior written permission of PayProp. If you are interested in using the PayProp name or logos in a publication, please submit your request to support@payprop.co.uk.

For use of screenshots in a book or other printed materials, see "Screenshots" above.

Film and TV

If you would like to use PayProp's logos in a television or film or video production, please submit your request to support@payprop.co.uk.

Blogs

PayProp does not allow the use of the name PayProp in the title of blogs or otherwise in the blog except as a descriptive reference to PayProp or its services. PayProp does not allow use of its logos in blogs except as permitted for PayProp users as permitted in these Guidelines.

Manufactured Items

Generally, PayProp does not permit the use of its Marks on manufactured products (T-shirts, packaging, other memorabilia). If you wish to use PayProp's Marks on manufactured items, please submit your request to support@payprop.co.uk and we will consider the request.

Use Requirements and Terms

All permitted uses of the PayProp Marks must conform to the following guidelines:

Logo Display. The PayProp logo must stand alone. You must maintain a minimum amount of space between the PayProp logo and other graphic or textual elements. To preserve the integrity and clarity of the logo, a standard area of "clear space" should be maintained around the logo in all uses. The minimum clear space is defined as "2x" where "x" is measured by the width of the type stroke of the letter "p" in the logo.

Logo and Background Color. The PayProp logo should always be used in color for online use. The PayProp logo should also be used in color for print applications unless the color version is not practical, in which case the logo can be reproduced in solid black. The preferred background color for the logo is solid white. When a solid white color is not practical, it may be used on a solid, light background color. The high resolution logo must be used for all print applications.

Logo Size. The PayProp logos may be provided in different sizes/resolutions in JPG format. To ensure the logo resolution and quality are not degraded, these logos may be reduced in size to fit the requirements of the communication, but may not be enlarged beyond their native/maximum size. The minimum size is 6.00mm).

No Modification. The PayProp Marks must be used as provided by PayProp with no modifications. Don't remove, distort or alter any element of the Marks, including changing any colors. Do not shorten, abbreviate, or create acronyms out of the Marks.

No Confusingly Similar Marks. Don't use the Marks in a manner that might create potential confusion as to the owner of the PayProp Marks or imply that PayProp is the source of your products or services.

No Incorporation. Don't incorporate the PayProp Marks into your own product name, service names, trademarks, logos, company names, domain names, website title, publication title, application icon, favicon, or the like. Don't incorporate or use the PayProp logo as part of a word.

No Generic Use. Don't use the PayProp Marks in a way that suggests a common, descriptive, or generic meaning.

No Plural or Possessive Use. Never use the PayProp Marks in the plural or possessive form.

Domain Names. Don't register the PayProp Marks as domain names or as any part of a domain name.

Trade Dress. Don't copy or imitate PayProp's website design, typefaces, distinctive color, graphics designs or imagery.

Endorsement. Don't display the PayProp Marks in any manner that might imply a relationship or affiliation with, sponsorship, or endorsement by PayProp, or that can be reasonably interpreted to suggest that any content has been authorized by or represents the views or opinions of PayProp or PayProp personnel.

Prominence. Don't display the PayProp Marks as the primary or most prominent feature on your web page or in any non-PayProp materials.

Disparagement. Do not use the PayProp Marks in a manner that would disparage Humanstate, the GivenGain Foundation, PayProp, or its products or services.

Violation of Law. Don't display the PayProp Marks on any web site that contains or displays adult content, promotes gambling, involves the sale of tobacco or alcohol to persons under twenty-one years of age, or otherwise violates any law or regulation.

Objectionable Use. Don't display the PayProp Marks in a manner that is in PayProp's sole opinion misleading, unfair, defamatory, infringing, libelous, disparaging, obscene or otherwise objectionable to PayProp.

Attribution. The PayProp Marks must be accompanied by the appropriate ® or ™ symbol. If you use the Marks outside the United States, please see Use Outside the US below.

Use Outside the US. Trademark rights vary from country to country. Some countries have penalties for improper use of the registration symbol ®. If using the Marks on sites based outside the United States, use the ™ symbol unless otherwise noted in these Guidelines.

Termination. PayProp may ask you to stop using the Marks at any time. You agree to stop using the Marks within a reasonable period of PayProp's request, but in no situation, more than seven (7) days after PayProp's request.

Reservation of Rights. PayProp is the owner of all rights in the Marks and reserves all rights save the limited license granted here. Your use of the Marks pursuant to this license shall not be construed as limiting any of PayProp's rights in the Marks.

PAYPROP DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES THAT MAY BE EXPRESS OR IMPLIED BY LAW REGARDING THE PAYPROP MARKS (TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW), INCLUDING WARRANTIES AGAINST INFRINGEMENT.

Additional Information. PayProp requires that you conform to these Guidelines in your use of any Brand Features. We may modify these Guidelines at any time and your continued use of the Brand Features will constitute your consent to such modifications. PayProp has complete discretion in determining if your use violates any of the Guidelines.

If you would like to make use of the Brand Features in a manner not within the following Guidelines, you must seek our prior written permission at support@payprop.co.uk.

For assistance in understanding these Guidelines, contact us.