Terms of Use

1. Acceptance of Terms of Use and amendments

Each time you use or cause access to this web site, you agree to be
bound by these Terms of Use, as amended from time to time with or
without notice to you. In addition, if you are using a particular
service on this web site or accessed via this web site, you will be
subject to any rules or guidelines applicable to those services, and
they will be incorporated by reference within these Terms of Use.
Please read the site’s Privacy Policy, which is incorporated within
these Terms of Use by reference.

2. The Site Editor’s Service

This web site and the services provided to you on and via this web
site are provided on an ‘AS IS’ basis. You agree that the site editor
reserves the right to modify or discontinue provision of this web site
and its services, and to remove the data you provide, either
temporarily or permanently, at any time, without notice and without any
liability towards you, The site editor will not be held responsible or
liable for timeliness, removal of information, failure to store
information, inaccuracy of information, or improper delivery of
information.

3. Your responsibilities and registration obligations

In order to use this web site or certain parts of it, you may be
required to register for a user account on this web site; in this case,
you agree to provide truthful information when requested, and — if a
minimum age is required for eligibility for a user account — you
undertake that you are at least the required age. By registering for a
user account, you explicitly agree to this site’s Terms of use,
including any amendments made by the site editor that are published
herein.

4. Privacy policy

Registration data and other personally identifiable information that
the site may collect is subject to the terms of the site editor’s
Privacy policy.

5. Registration and password

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your
password, and you will be responsible for all usage of your user
account and/or user name, whether authorized or not authorized by you.
You agree to immediately notify the site editor of any unauthorized use
of your user account, user name or password.

6. Your conduct

You agree that all information or data of any kind, whether text,
software, code, music or sound, photographs or graphics, video or other
materials (‘content’), made available publicly or privately, will be
under the sole responsibility of the person providing the said content,
or of the person whose user account is used. You agree that this web
site may expose you to content that may be objectionable or offensive.
The site editor will not be responsible to you in any way for content
displayed on this web site, nor for any error or omission.

By using this web site or any service provided, you explicitly agree
that:

(a) you will not provide any content or conduct yourself in any way
that may be construed as: unlawful; illegal; threatening; harmful;
abusive; harassing; stalking; tortious; defamatory; libelous; vulgar;
obscene; offensive; objectionable; pornographic; designed to interfere
with or disrupt the operation of this web site or any service provided;
infected with a virus or other destructive or deleterious programming
routine; giving rise to civil or criminal liability; or in violation of
an applicable local, national or international law;

(b) you will not impersonate or misrepresent your association with
any person or entity; you will not forge or otherwise seek to conceal
or misrepresent the origin of any content provided by you;

(c) you will not collect or harvest any information about other users;

(d) you will not provide, and you will not use this web site to
provide, any content or service in any commercial manner, or in any
manner that would involve junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid
schemes, or any other form of unauthorized advertising or commerce; you
will not use this web site to promote or operate any service or content
without the site editor’s prior written consent;

(e) you will not provide any content that may give rise to the site
editor being held civilly or criminally liable, or that may be
considered a violation of any local, national or international law,
including — but not limited to — laws relating to copyrights,
trademarks, patents, or trade secrets.

7. Submission of content on this web site

By providing any content to this web site:

(a) you agree to grant the site editor a worldwide, royalty-free,
perpetual, non-exclusive right and license (including any moral rights
or other necessary rights.) to use, display, reproduce, modify, adapt,
publish, distribute, perform, promote, archive, translate, and to
create derivative works and compilations, in whole or in part. Such
license will apply with respect to any form, media, technology already
known at the time of provision or developed subsequently;

(b) you warrant and represent that you have all legal, moral, and
other rights that may be necessary to grant the site editor the license
specified in this section 7;

(c) you acknowledge and agree that the site editor will have the
right (but not obligation), at the site editor’s entire discretion, to
refuse to publish, or to remove, or to block access to any content you
provide, at any time and for any reason, with or without notice.

8. Third-party services

Goods and services of third parties may be advertised and/or may be
made available on or through this web site. Representations made
regarding products and services provided by third parties will be
governed by the policies and representations made by these third
parties. The site editor will not in any manner be liable for or
responsible for any of your dealings or interaction with third parties.

9. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the site editor and the
site editor’s representatives, subsidiaries, affiliates, related
parties, officers, directors, employees, agents, independent
contractors, advertisers, partners, and co-branders, from any claim or
demand, including reasonable legal fees, that may be filed by any third
party, arising out of your conduct or connection with this web site or
service, your provision of content, your violation of these Terms of
use, or any other violation by you of the rights of another person or
party.

10. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE AND OF ANY
SERVICES OR CONTENT PROVIDED (THE ‘SERVICE’) IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
SERVICES AND CONTENT ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ‘AS IS’, AND THE SITE EDITOR
EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER IMPLIED OR
EXPRESS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

THE SITE EDITOR MAKES NO WARRANTY, EITHER IMPLIED OR EXPRESS, THAT
ANY PART OF THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, VIRUS-FREE,
TIMELY, SECURE, ACCURATE, RELIABLE, OR OF ANY QUALITY, NOR IS IT
WARRANTED EITHER IMPLICITLY OR EXPRESSLY THAT ANY CONTENT IS SAFE IN
ANY MANNER FOR DOWNLOAD. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT NEITHER THE SITE
EDITOR NOR ANY PARTICIPANT IN THE SERVICE PROVIDES PROFESSIONAL ADVICE
OF ANY KIND AND THAT ANY ADVICE OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION OBTAINED VIA
THIS WEB SITE MAY BE USED SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND THAT THE SITE
EDITOR WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE IN ANY WAY.

Some jurisdictions may not allow disclaimers of implied warranties,
and certain statements in the above disclaimer may not apply to you as
regards implied warranties; the other terms and conditions remain
enforceable notwithstanding.

11. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE SITE EDTIOR WILL NOT BE
LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR
EXEMPLARY DAMAGES; THIS INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR
LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN
IF THE SITE EDITOR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH
DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM (I) THE USE OF SERVICES OR THE INABILITY TO
USE SERVICES, (II) THE COST OF OBTAINING SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND/OR
SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY TRANSACTION ENTERED INTO ON THROUGH
SERVICES, (III) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR DATA
TRANSMISSIONS, (IV) STATEMENTS BY ANY THIRD PARTY OR CONDUCT OF ANY
THIRD PARTY USING SERVICES, OR (V) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO
SERVICES.

In some jurisdictions, it is not permitted to limit liability and,
therefore, such limitations may not apply to you.

12. Reservation of rights

The site editor reserves all of the site editor’s rights, including
but not limited to any and all copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade
secrets, and any other proprietary right that the site editor may have
in respect of this web site, its content, and goods and services that
may be provided. The use of the site editor’s rights. and property
requires the site editor’s prior written consent. By making services
available to you, the site editor is not providing you with any implied
or express licenses or rights, and you will have no rights to make any
commercial use of this web site or provided services without the site
editor’s prior written consent.

13. Notification of copyright infringement

If you believe that your property has been used in any way that
could be considered a copyright infringement or a violation of your
intellectual property rights, the site editor’s copyright agent may be
contacted via:

e-mail to the site administrator

[Other contact information, if published on the site:]

14. Applicable law

You agree that these Terms of use and any dispute arising out of
your use of this web site or products or services provided will be
governed by and construed in accordance with local laws applicable at
the site editor’s domicile, notwithstanding any differences between the
said applicable legislation and legislation in force at your location.
By registering for a user account on this web site, or by using this
web site and the services it provides, you accept that jurisdiction is
granted to the courts having jurisdiction over the site editor’s
domicile, and that any disputes will be heard by the said courts.

15. Miscellaneous information

(i) In the event that any provision of these Terms of use is deemed
to conflict with legislation by a court with jurisdiction over the
parties, the said provision will be interpreted to reflect the original
intentions of the parties in accordance with applicable law, and the
remainder of these Terms of use will remain valid and applicable; (ii)
The failure of either party to assert any right under these Terms of
use will not be considered to be a waiver of that party’s right, and
the said right will remain in full force and effect; (iii) You agree
that any claim or cause in respect of this web site or its services
must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause arose, or
the said claim or cause will be forever barred, without regard to any
contrary legislation; (iv) The site editor may assign the site editor’s
rights and obligations under these Terms of use; in this event, the
site editor will be relieved of any further obligation.

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