Last updated Dec. 29, 2010
License to use the service
Access to the Service; Modifications to the Service
We do not provide you with the equipment to access the Service. You are responsible for all fees charged by third parties to access the Service (e.g., charges by internet service providers). If you are using the Service on behalf of a company, entity, or organization, then you represent and warrant that you: (a) are an authorized representative of that organization with the authority to bind such organization to these Terms and (b) agree to be bound by these Terms on behalf of such organization.We reserve the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, all or a part of the Service without notice. We will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Service. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to the Service at any time, for any or no reason, with or without prior notice, and without liability. We reserve the right, at any time, to change or impose fees for access to and use of the Service. In order to use the Service, you must be the age of majority in your jurisdiction and fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations and warranties set forth in these Terms and to abide by and comply with these Terms. BY DOWNLOADING, INSTALLING OR OTHERWISE USING THE SERVICE, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU MEET THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS IN THIS SECTION. IN ANY CASE, YOU AFFIRM THAT YOU ARE OVER THE AGE OF 13, AS THE SERVICE IS NOT INTENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER 13.
The Service allows you and other third parties to retrieve, process and/or access information using the Service, including media, text, audio and video recordings, photos, graphics, commentary or any other content (“Content”) and to host and/or share such Content. You are the owner of your Content and are solely responsible for your conduct and the content of your Content, as well as any of the content contained in your communications with other users of the Service, and you are solely responsible for the consequences of accessing, retrieving or making available such Content. You are solely responsible for maintaining and protecting all data and information that you access, retrieve or make available, or that is otherwise processed, through the Service. In connection with Content, you affirm, represent and warrant that: (i) you own, or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to enable use of the Content in the manner contemplated by the Service and these Terms, and (ii) your use or making available of the Content on or through the Service does not and will not: (A) infringe, violate, or misappropriate any third-party right, including any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right, (B) slander, defame, libel, or invade the right of privacy, publicity or other property rights of any other person, or (C) violate any applicable law or regulation. You agree to pay all royalties, license fees and any other monies owing any person by reason of any Content accessed, retrieved, made available or that is otherwise processed, by you on or through the Service. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information that constitutes part of the Content expressed or made available on the Service are those of the respective authors or producers and not of the Company, or its stockholders, directors, officers, or employees. Content is not controlled by Yoics. Yoics does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of Content and makes no representations that your Content will remain accessible via the Service in any way and may terminate your access to the Service in its sole discretion. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOICS DOES NOT GUARANTEE ANY CONFIDENTIALITY WITH RESPECT TO ANY CONTENT. If at any time, Yoics chooses, in its sole discretion, to monitor Content, Yoics nonetheless assumes no responsibility for Content, no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate Content, and no responsibility for the conduct of the user submitting any such Content. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, usefulness, or legality of such Content.
The Service is controlled and hosted in the United States of America. You must comply with all applicable laws, including U.S. export control laws, when using the Service. Yoics makes no representations that the Service is appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you are accessing or using the Service from other jurisdictions, you do so at your own risk and you are responsible for compliance with all applicable local laws. Except as may be expressly permitted by applicable law or authorized by the applicable holder of intellectual property rights to any of the Content made available on the Service, you will not, and will not permit anyone else to: (a) store, copy, modify, distribute, or resell any of the Content or compile or collect any Content as part of a database or other work; (b) use any automated tool (e.g., robots, spiders) to use the Service or store, copy, modify, distribute, or resell any Content; (c) rent, lease, or sublicense your access to the Service to another person; (d) use the Service or Content for any purpose except for your own personal or internal business use; (e) circumvent or disable any digital rights management, usage rules, or other security features of the Service; (f) use the Service in a manner that threatens the integrity, performance, or availability of the Service; or (g) remove, alter, or obscure any proprietary notices (including copyright notices) on any portion of the Service or Content.
Links and third party content
The Service may contain links to third party products, services, and websites. We exercise no control over such third party products, services, and websites and we are not responsible for their performance, do not endorse them, and are not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, or other materials available through any third party products, services, and websites. We are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused to you by your use of or reliance on any goods or services available through any third party products, services, and websites.
ACCESS AND USE OF ANY THIRD PARTY PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR WEBSITES, INCLUDING THE INFORMATION, MATERIAL, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES ON OR AVAILABLE THROUGH ANY THIRD PARTY PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR WEBSITES, IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
If you register, you will be asked to provide a password. You agree that you are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and agree to immediately notify Yoics if the password is lost, stolen, disclosed to an unauthorized third party, or otherwise may have been compromised. You agree that you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account, whether or not you are the individual who undertakes such activities. YOU MAY BE LIABLE FOR THE LOSSES INCURRED BY YOICS OR OTHERS DUE TO ANY UNAUTHORIZED USE OF YOUR ACCOUNT.
You agree that the Company is free to use any images, comments, information, ideas, concepts, reviews, or techniques or any other material contained in any communication you may send to us (each, a “Submission”), including, without limitation, responses to questionnaires or through postings to the Service without further compensation, acknowledgement or payment to you for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and creating, modifying or improving the Service and our products and services. Furthermore, by posting any Submission on the Service, submitting information to us, or in responding to questionnaires, you grant us a perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid, royalty-free, irrevocable, sublicenseable, worldwide license and right to display, use, perform, reproduce, modify, distribute and create derivative works of the Submission or information submitted in any media, software, or technology of any kind now existing or developed in the future. By posting or providing a Submission or information, you affirm, represent and warrant that: (i) you own all right title and interest in your Submissions or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth herein, and (ii) the posting of your Submissions on or through the Service does not (and will not) violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights or any other rights of any person. You agree to pay all royalties, license fees and any other monies owing any person by reason of any Submission posted by you on or through the Service.
You are solely responsible for any Content and other material that you submit, publish or display on the Service or transmit to other users of the Service.
You will not use the Service to: (a) upload, post, publish, or otherwise transmit or make available any information, including media, text, audio and video recordings, photos, graphics, commentary or any other content, that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable; (b) harm the Company or third parties in any way; (c) impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; (d) upload, post, publish, or otherwise transmit or make available any content that you do not have a right to transmit or make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements); (e) upload, post, email or otherwise transmit or make available any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary right of any party; (f) upload, post, publish, or otherwise transmit or make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other forms of solicitation; (g) upload, post, publish, or otherwise transmit or make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; (h) interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service; (i) attempt to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system or network or breach any security or authentication measures; (j) intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation; (k) “stalk” or otherwise harass another; (l) write comments that in any way refer to persons under 18 years of age or upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit or make available any material that would be harmful to minors in any manner; or (m) collect or store personal data about other users.
If you see content on the Service that violates these use restrictions, please contact Company at email@example.com.
Disclaimer of warranties
YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE AND CONTENT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE AND CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, THE COMPANY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF THE SERVICE OR CONTENT, AND YOU RELY ON THE SERVICE AND CONTENT AT YOUR OWN RISK. ANY CONTENT OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE ACCESS, DOWNLOAD OR USE OF ANY INFORMATION, MATERIALS, OR DATA THROUGH THE SERVICE. THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY INFORMATION, MATERIALS, OR DATA OFFERED ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, OR FREE OF ERRORS, VIRUSES, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS AND DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY OF THE FOREGOING WILL BE CORRECTED. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM THE COMPANY OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN. SOME STATES MAY PROHIBIT A DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND YOU MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.
Limitation of liability
THE COMPANY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THESE DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE OR CONTENT. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE COMPANY’S TOTAL LIABILITY OF ALL KINDS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE OR CONTENT OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE OR CONTENT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTY CLAIMS), REGARDLESS OF THE FORUM AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER ANY ACTION OR CLAIM IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100). BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide the Company’s copyright agent, in writing, the following information required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512: (i) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; (ii) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, including the URL (i.e., web page address) of the location where the copyrighted work exists or a copy of the copyrighted work; (iii) identification of the URL or other specific location on the Service where the material that you claim is infringing is located; (iv) your address, telephone number, and email address; (v) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (vi) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. The Company’s agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on this site can be reached using the contact information below.
The failure of Yoics to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
If any provision of these Terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. These Terms are entire and exclusive agreement between you and Yoics relating to the subject matter herein and supersedes any prior agreements between Yoics and you regarding said subject matter.
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