This is the Terms and Conditions for Adoptomedia OU. At Adoptomedia OU (“Adoptomedia”, “we”, “us” or “our”), we are happy to make available the Content (defined below) on our Websites (defined below) for informational purposes. Please read the following for our full Terms and Conditions regarding any use of our Services (as defined below), as they govern your (“you” or “user“) access to and use of the Website www.adoptomedia.com.
IMPORTANT: BY USING THE SERVICES YOU ACCEPT THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH HEREIN PLEASE DO NOT USE THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICES.
1.2 We may unilaterally change or add to the terms of these Terms at any time. You should check our Website periodically and review changes to the Terms. If you are not comfortable with all of the provisions of these Terms, please do not use the Services.
2.1 We do not warrant that the Services will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that these Services or the server(s) that make them available are free of viruses or other harmful components. We are not responsible for any consequences to you or others that may result from technical problems (including without limitation in connection with the internet such as slow connections, traffic congestion, overload of servers, delays or interruptions) or any telecommunications or internet providers.
2.2 The Website provides information regarding our services, and includes, inter-alia, the Adoptomedia overview and so forth, including any other content related thereto such as contact information, videos, text, files, logos, button icons, images, data compilations, links, other specialized content, technical data, documentation, know-how, specifications materials, designs, data, the "look and feel" of the Website, algorithms, source and object code, interface, GUI, interactive features, related graphics, illustrations, drawings, animations, and other features obtained from or through the Website (collectively, the “Content”).
2.3 For the avoidance of doubt, the Website serves mainly as an informative marketing tool, and engagements of any sort with us shall only be created on a first person basis. The Content does not bind Adoptomedia in any form, and in any case where the Content contradicts or is inconsistent with separate agreements executed directly between Adoptomedia and you, only information supplied by Adoptomedia on a first person basis shall prevail.
2.4 All Content is provided for informational purposes only and in no way should be interpreted or understood as legal, tax or any professional advice. No information contained in the Content or anywhere in or inferred from the Website or the Services should in any way be acted upon.
ALL RIGHTS IN AND TO THE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE ARE RESERVED TO ADOPTOMEDIA OR ITS LICENSORS. TO THE EXTENT LEGALLY PERMISSIBLE, THE WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT AVAILABLE THEREIN ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THAT THE CONTENT WILL BE UP TO DATE. ADOPTOMEDIA WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSS INCURRED TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON AS A RESULT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND/OR THE CONTENT AVAILABLE THEREIN. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND/OR THE CONTENT AVAILABLE THEREIN IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
3.1 There are certain conducts which are strictly prohibited when using the Services. Please read the following restrictions carefully. Failure to comply with any of the provisions set forth herein may result (at Adoptomedia’s sole discretion) in the termination of your use of the Services and/or Content and may also expose you to civil and/or criminal liability.
3.2 Unless otherwise explicitly permitted under these Terms or in writing by Adoptomedia, you may not (and you may not permit anyone to): (a) use the Services and/or the Content for any illegal, immoral, unlawful and/or unauthorized purposes; (b) use the Services and/or Content for nonpersonal or commercial purposes; (c) remove or disassociate, from the Content and/or the Website, any restrictions and signs indicating proprietary rights of Adoptomedia or its licensors, including but not limited to any proprietary notices contained in such materials (such as ©,TM, or ®); (d) interfere with or violate users' rights to privacy and other rights, or harvest or collect personally identifiable information about users without their express consent, whether manually or with the use of any robot, spider, crawler, any search or retrieval application, or use other manual or automatic device, process or method to access the Website and retrieve, index and/or data-mine information; (e) interfere with or disrupt the operation of the Website or the servers or networks that host the Website, or disobey any laws, regulations, requirements, procedures, or policies of such servers or networks; (f) falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity, or express or imply that Adoptomedia endorses you, your website, your business or any statement you make, or present false or inaccurate information about the Services; (g) take any action that imposes, or may impose, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our platform infrastructure, as determined by us; (h) bypass any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Website; (i) copy, distribute, display, execute publicly, make available to the public, reduce to human readable form, decompile, disassemble, adapt, sublicense, make any commercial use, sell, rent, transfer, lend, process, compile, reverse engineer, combine with other software, translate, modify or create derivative works of any material that is subject to Adoptomedia's proprietary rights, including ADOPTOMEDIA IPR (as such term is defined below) and the Content, in any way or by any means; (j) make any use of the Content on any other website or networked computer environment for any purpose without Adoptomedia’s prior written consent; (k) create a browser or border environment around the Content (no frames or inline linking is allowed); (l) frame or mirror any part of the Website without Adoptomedia's prior express written authorization; (m) create a database by systematically downloading and storing all or any of the Content from the Website; (n) transmit or otherwise make available in connection with the Website any virus, worm, Trojan Horse, time bomb, web bug, spyware, or any other computer code, file, or program that may or is intended to damage or hijack the operation of any hardware, software, or telecommunications equipment, or any other actually or potentially harmful, disruptive, or invasive code or component; (o) use the Services for any purpose for which the Services are not intended; and/or (p) infringe and/or violate any of the Terms.
4.1 The Services, including without limitation any underlying data, software, platforms, algorithms, technology, design, any information, services, texts, files, charts, graphs, photos, organization, structure, application "look and feel" and features, the Content, Feedback (defined below)and any modifications, enhancements and derivatives thereof and all Intellectual Property Rights (as defined below) related thereto ("Adoptomedia IPR") are the exclusive property of Adoptomedia and/or its licensors who retain all right, title and interest in connection therewith.
4.2 No transfer or grant of any rights by Adoptomedia is made or is to be implied by any provision of these Terms or by any other provision contained in the Services with respect to Adoptomedia IPR or otherwise.
4.3 We appreciate hearing from our users and welcome your comments regarding the Services. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, please be advised, however, that if you send us ideas, suggestions, inventions, or materials regarding the Services ("Feedback"), we shall: (i) own all right, title and interest in and to the Feedback without any restriction; (ii) not be subject to any obligation of confidentiality; and (iii) be entitled to unrestricted use of the Feedback for any purpose whatsoever, without compensation or credit to you or any other person.
4.4 "Intellectual Property Rights" means worldwide, whether registered or not (a) rights associated with works of authorship, designs, mask works and photography including copyrights; (b) trademarks, service marks, domain names, logos, trade names, trade dress, the right to publicity and goodwill rights; (c) patents, patent applications and industrial designs; (d) trade secrets; (e) rights analogous to those set forth herein and any other proprietary rights relating to intangible property; (f) divisions, continuations, renewals, reissues and extensions of the foregoing (as applicable) now existing or hereafter filed, issued, or acquired.
5.1 Adoptomedia's marks and logos and all other proprietary identifiers used by Adoptomedia in connection with the Services (“Adoptomedia's Trademarks”) are all trademarks and/or trade names of Adoptomedia, whether or not registered. All other trademarks, service marks, trade names and logos which may appear on the Website belong to their respective owners (“Third Party Marks”). No right, license, or interest to Adoptomedia's Trademarks and the Third Party Marks is granted hereunder, and you agree that no such right, license, or interest may be asserted by you with respect thereto and therefore you will avoid using any of those marks, except as permitted herein
7.1 TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WHATSOEVER WILL ADOPTOMEDIA AND ITS AFFILIATES AND ITS AND THEIR PARTNERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, SUBCONTRACTS AND SUPPLIERS BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY OTHER ENTITY, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE FOR ANY DIRECT, COMPENSATORY, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY LOST INCOME OR OTHER TANGIBLE OR INTANGIBLE LOSSES, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR COST OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS, TECHNOLOGY OR SERVICES, THAT RESULT FROM OR RELATE IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER TO YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, OR ADOPTOMEDIA IPR, OR TO ANY ERRORS, INACCURACIES, 4 OMISSIONS, DEFECTS, SECURITY BREACHES, OR ANY OTHER FAILURE TO PERFORM BY ADOPTOMEDIA.
7.2 SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
9.1 These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Estonia, without regard to the principles of conflict of law therein. The parties consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Republic of Estonia. The application of the United Nations Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods or other international laws is expressly excluded.
9.2 Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event of breach or threatened breach of any provision of these Terms by you, Adoptomedia could suffer significant and irreparable harm that could not be satisfactorily compensated in monetary terms, and that the remedies at law available to Adoptomedia may otherwise be inadequate and Adoptomedia shall be entitled, in addition to any other remedies to which it may be entitled to under law or in equity, to the immediate ex parte issuance, without bond, of an equitable relief, including without limitation an injunctive relief, in any jurisdiction worldwide. You hereby acknowledge and agree that Adoptomedia shall not be required to post bond as a condition to obtaining or exercising any such remedies, and you hereby waive any such requirement or condition.
9.3 If any provision of these Terms is held to be unenforceable, such provision shall be reformed only to the extent necessary to make it enforceable and if such provision is determined to be invalid or unenforceable nonetheless, the provision shall be deemed to be severable from the remainder of these Terms and shall not cause the invalidity or unenforceability of the remainder of these Terms.
9.4 You acknowledge and agree that Adoptomedia has the right, at any time and for any reason, to redesign or modify the Adoptomedia IPR, the Content and other elements of the Services or any part thereof.
9.5 Adoptomedia may assign these Terms, in whole or in part, in its sole discretion. You are not entitled to assign or otherwise transfer the Terms, or any of your rights or obligations hereunder, to any third party without the prior written consent of Adoptomedia. Any unauthorized assignment will be void and of no force or effect.
9.6 All waivers must be in writing. Adoptomedia’s failure to enforce any rights granted hereunder or to take action against you in the event of any breach hereunder shall not be deemed a waiver by 5 Adoptomedia as to subsequent enforcement of rights or subsequent actions in the event of future breaches.
9.7 Nothing contained in the Website intends to create a service provider - client relationship.
9.8 Transmission, receipt, or use of the Services in any part is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, a service provider -client relationship. Further, email, fax, letter, or voicemail does not constitute nor create a service provider -client relationship and will not be considered confidential unless there is a signed engagement or retainer letter.
9.9 ANY CAUSE OF ACTION INITIATED BY YOU AND ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SERVICES MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED AND YOU SHALL BE DEEMED TO WAIVE ANY CLAIM YOU MAY HAVE IN RESPECT THEREOF.
9.10 If you have any further questions or require further clarification, please contact us by sending an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org