Last Updated: Jan 20, 2012
Except for this license granted to you, we retain all right, title, and interest in and to the Service, including all related intellectual property rights. The Service is protected by applicable intellectual property laws, including United States copyright law and international treaties.
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 also reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to reject, refuse to post, or remove any posting (including private messages) by you, or 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.
You must be 13 or older to register as a user or to use the Service.
You must comply with all applicable laws, including U.S. export control laws, when using the Service. Except as may be expressly permitted by applicable law or authorized by us in writing, you will not, and will not permit anyone else to: (a) store, copy, modify, distribute, or resell any of the information; audio, visual, and audiovisual works; or other content made available on the Service (“Service Content”) or compile or collect any Service 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 Service Content; (c) rent, lease, or sublicense your access to the Service to another person; (d) use the Service or Service Content for any purpose except for your own personal 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 Service Content.
The Service may contain links to third party products, services, and Services. We exercise no control over the third party products, services, and Services 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 the third party products, services, and Services. We are not be 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 the third party products, services, and Services.
We do not provide you with the equipment to access the Service. You understand and acknowledge that third party fees may apply to your use of the Service, including without limitation fees charged by your mobile service provider for network access, data transmission, or other similar fees. You are solely responsible for all such fees. Please note that transmitting photographs, audio, and/or audio-visual data to Shnap through the Service may be a data intensive process, and you should confirm your data usage plan details with your network operator. Using the Service to transfer files to the Internet is a data intensive process, and you should check with your wireless provider to understand how your provider charges for data use, and whether your plan limits are sufficient.
You may provide Shnap with information regarding the features and performance of the Service and other Shnap products and services, and information regarding any errors or malfunctions you may encounter (the “Feedback”). You hereby grant Shnap a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, unrestricted, fully paid right and license to use any and all such Feedback, information, and materials for any purpose.
Certain areas of the Service may be password restricted to registered users (“Password-Protected Areas”). If you have registered as an authorized user to gain access to these Password-Protected Areas, you agree that you are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and agree to immediately notify Shnap 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.
The Service allows you and other third parties to post information to the Service, including photographs, videos, reviews and comments. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information that constitutes part of the content expressed or made available by third parties on the Service are those of the respective authors or producers and not of Shnap, or its shareholders, directors, officers, or employees.
Shnap does not control the content posted by third parties via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such content. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will Shnap, its shareholders, directors, officers, directors, or employees be held liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained through the Service. It is your responsibility to evaluate the information, opinion, advice, or other content available.
You agree that we are free to use any 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. You own all of the Submissions. The rights granted to us end when you delete the Submissions or your account, unless your Submission has been shared with others and they have not deleted it. By posting or providing a Submission or information, you 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 members and/or other Service users.
You will not use the Service to: (a) upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any Submission that contains unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable; (b) harm Shnap 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, email, or otherwise transmit any Submission that you do not have a right to transmit 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 any Submission that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary right of any party; (f) upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other forms of solicitation; (g) upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit 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) intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation; (j) “stalk” or otherwise harass another; (k) write comments that in any way refer to persons under 18 years of age; or (l) collect or store personal data about other users. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR DETERMINING WHAT LAWS APPLY TO YOUR USE OF SHNAP SOFTWARE, AND YOU SHALL NOT USE SHNAP PRODUCTS IN VIOLATION OF THESE OR ANY OTHER LAWS.
If you see content on the Service that violates these use restrictions, please contact Shnap at firstname.lastname@example.org.
YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE AND SERVICE CONTENT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE AND SERVICE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. 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 AND SERVICE CONTENT, AND YOU RELY ON THE SERVICE AND SERVICE CONTENT AT YOUR OWN RISK. ANY MATERIAL 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 DOWNLOAD OF ANY MATERIAL THROUGH THE SERVICE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM COMPANY OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT. SOME STATES MAY PROHIBIT A DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND YOU MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.
TO THE EXTENT PREMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, SHNAP 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 AND SERVICE CONTENT. TO THE EXTENT PREMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL SHNAP’S TOTAL LIABILITY OF ALL KINDS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE OR SERVICE 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 THE 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 email@example.com and provide Shnap’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. Shnap’s agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on this site can be reached using the contact information below.
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