- Introduction to Terms and Use of the Geekoterre Sites.
- Use of Content On the Geekoterre Trailblazers Club.
- Geekoterre Trailblazers Club Submissions.
- Subscriptions,Renewals and Products
- Public Forum
- Disqualification of a Member
- Rules of Conduct
- Limitation of Liability
The Geekoterre site and its related sites, are for personal use only. You may not use the site/s for commercial purposes, or in any way that is unlawful, or harms us or any other person or entity.
All information, functions, materials and other content (including submissions) are our copyrighted property, or the copyrighted property of our lincensors or licensees. All trademarks, slogans, trade names, service marks and trade dress are proprietary to us and/or our licensors or lincesees. We may change the site/s or delete content or features at any time, in any way, for any reason.
Except as we specifically agree in writing, no content from the Geekoterre site, or its related sites, may be used, transmitted, reproduced, distributed or otherwise exploited in any way other than as part of the Geekoterre site/s, not even as part of a derivative work, except where a Geekoterre site/s is configured to enable the download of particular content.
You may download any such content only once, to a single computer, for your personal, noncommercial home use only, unless you have received written permission from us. You must keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices, make no modifications to and do not rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, copy, (except to create a one only back up for your own back-up purposes), or create any derivative works based on the Geekoterre site and its sister sites, in whole, or in part, unless you have written permission from us.
You may not use the content in an unlawful manner or in a manner that suggests an associaiton with any of our prouducts, brands or services. You may not use our content for any other purpose, including but not limited to ‘re-mailing’, or high volume or automated use, or use any of our content on any other web site, or networked computer environment, without our written permission. This is a violation of our copyright and other proprietary rights and is strictly prohibited.
There are two forms of submissions: Solicited and Unsolicited.
Solicited Submissions that we expressely request, or enable Geetkoterre Trailblazers Club members to provide us via any feature or activity on the Geekoterre sites, for our review, or display, possibly for specifically-defined consideration or compensation e.g. prizes, or promotion in a variety of forms, or for no consideration, according to the dictates of the producers and managers of the sites.
We ask that you do not submit, or distribute any Unsolicited Submissions on any Geekoteree related site.
All Submissions you make are not in confidence or trust and no confidential or fiduciary relationship is intended, or created between you and us in any way, or at any time, and that you have no expectation of any review, compensation, or consideration of any sort, other than that publicly stated, prior to and after the submission is made.
We reserve the right to publish or not publish any submission made without question or any expectation of review. Our decision shall be final. No unsuitable material shall be published that would harm the site/s or any other entity.
We, our licensees, distributors, agents, representatives and other authorized users shall be entitled to exploit and disclose all submissions and we shall not be liable to you or to any person, claiming through you, for any exploitation, or disclosure of any submission.
Members agree to provide, maintian and update true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself, as prompted by our registration process. You shall not impersonate any person or entity, or misrepresent your identity, or affiliation with any person or entity, including using another person’s name, username, passsword, or other account information, or another person’s likeness, voice, image or photograph. You acknowledge that you may not sublicense, transfer, sell or assign your Membership or Account ID.
Any attempt to sublicense, transer, auction, sell, or assign your Membership or Acount ID your membership shall be voided. Any such attempts, regardles of whethery made by you the Account Holder, or any other person on your behalf, will result in immediate termination of the Account.
You agree to promptly notify us at Geekoterre of any unauthorized use of your username, password or any other account information, or any other breach of security that you may become aware of, or are involved in, relating to the Geekoterre sites. In addition, you agree to exit from your account at the end of each session.
Users shall comply with any applicable currency exchange control requirements. Before completing your subscription transaction you may review the transaction and correct any mistakes, or withdraw from the transaction. Access to the Service is available immediately on payment of the subscription transaction fee.
Membership is through a paid subscription only.
From time to time you may purchase products from Geekoterre and sister sites.
When you sign up to our virtual world of Geekoterre and other ongoing sevices, you have the right to cancel your subscription from when you first sign up.
You may cancel your automatically renewable subscription, or any other recurring charge as disclosed to you on the relevant site, by using the form on the Payment Plan page.
The term of the auto-renewal of any subscription shall be the same as the period of the initial subscription, unless otherwise disclosed by you at the time of purchase, or the cancellation and setting up of a new subscription, or an ugrade. Any charges made in connection with the automatic renewal subscription, shall be made at the rate of the the original purchase of the service, unless we notify you of a change before such change is made.
The term ‘Public Forum’ refers to an area, site or feature offered on any Geekoterre site/s, that offers the opportunity for users to Distribute Submissions for viewing by one or more of the Geekoterre sites, including any chat area, message board, or social community environment.
You acknowledge that public forums and features offered therein are public and not private communications and you have no expectation of privacy with regard to any submission in a public forum. We cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose through any of this media form. You make such disclosures at your own risk.
Should you be skeptical or disapproving in your opinion of any information published by others on the Geekoterre sites, you must respect the right of others to express their own opinion. We do not endorse the opinions, advice or recommendations posted or sent by users in any Public Forum and we specifically disclaim any and all liability in connection therewith.
We reserve the right to screen, refuse to post, edit, store and, or review Submissions at any time. From time to time and for any or no reason, including without limitation, to refuse to post any unacceptable material, in order to ensure that the Submissions conform to the Rules of Conduct at our absolute and sole discretion, without prior notice to you.
If we elect to screen Submissions, there may be a delay in the posting of such content to the Public Forum, to allow for a review process. If we have questions regarding any Submission, including without limitation, the copyright, we may contact you for further information including to verify that you own the copyright, or otherwise have obtained permission to post the material
At Gekeoterre we retain the right to disqualify any member from the Geekoterre sites, if that member is found breaking the Club Rules, or Code of Conduct. That member will be warned and notified. A second offense will result in the member being disqualified or banned from the club, temporarily or permanently, at the discretion of the producers of Geekoterre sites, without any expectation of redress.
At Gekeoterre we have adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the termination, in approprite circumstances, as determined by us at our sole discretion, for any member infringing on copyright, for fraudulent, abusive or otherwise illegal activity.
The following Rules of Conduct apply to all Geekoteree sites. By using the Geekoterre sites you agree that you will not distribute any Submission that is:
- Defamatory, abusive, threatening, harassing, or an invasion of a right or privacy of another person
- Bigoted, hateful, racially or otherwise offensive
- Vilent, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, or otherwise sexually explicit
- Harmful or can be reasonably expected to harm any person or entity.
- Illegal,or encourages or advocates illegal activity, or the discussion of illegal activities, with the intent to commit them, including any Submission that is, or represents an attempt to engage in child pornograpy, stalking, sexual assault, fraud, trafficking in obscene or stolen material, drug dealing and or drug abuse, bullying, harassment, theft, or conspiracy to commit any criminal activity.
- Likely to infringe or violate any right of a third party, including, copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or any other proprietary or contractural rights.
- Likely to infringe or violate the right of information of any kind without their express permisson, or publicity, or any confidentiality obligation.
- Commercial, business-related or advertises, or offers to sell any products, services or otherwise (for profit or non-profit), or solicts others (including solicitations for contributions or donations).
- Material containing a virus, or other harmful component, or otherwise tampers with, impairs or damages any Geekoterre site, or connected network, or otherwise interferes with any person, or entity, or enjoyment of Geekoterre sites, or does not generally conform to the designated topic of theme of the relevant Public Forum.
- In violation of any specific restrictions applicable to a Public Forum, or is antisocial, disruptive, or destructive, including ‘flaming’ ‘spamming’ ‘flooding’ ‘trolling’ ‘pisching’ or ‘griefing’ or any other terms used on the Internet to cause disruption or misconceptions.
Subject to applicable law, the content on or otherwise related to all Geekoterre sites or any third party sites, or services linked to or from a Geekoteree site, is provided ‘as is’ and without conditions or guarantees, or warranties of any kind, to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law.
We disclaim all conditions and warranties, express or implied, including subject to applicable law, those of merchant ability, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, completeness, availability or security, compatability and noninfringement.
We do not warrant that any content will be error-free, that access thereto will be uninterrupted, that defects will be corrected, or that any Geekoterre reltaed site or the servers that make such content available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. Moreover, subject to applicable law, you assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair, or correction.
We do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of any content. You hereby irrevocably waive any claim against us at Geekoterre, with respect to content and any content you provide to third party sites, (including credit card and other personal information), to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.
Geekoterre sites may contain the opinions and views of other users. Given the interactive nature of these sites, we cannot endorse, guarantee or be held responsible for the accuracy, efficacy, or veracity of any content generated by our users.
The contents of the Geekoterre sites are intented for educational and entertainment purposes only. Such content is not intended to, and does not, constitute legal, professional, medical or healthcare advice or diagnosis and may not be used for such purposes. Reliance on any information appearing on a Geekoterre site is strictly at your own risk.
Members are responsible for maintaining the confidentiallity of your user name, password and account, besides all activities that occur under your account.
Subject to applicable law, under no circumstances, including negligence, shall we or anyone associated with the Geekoteree sites, or any licensoor, or licensees, or Indemnified Parties, be libable to you or any other person, or entity or any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, including lost profits, personal injury, (including death) or property damage of any nature whatsoever, (a) that results from the use of, or the inability to use, any Geekoterre site, or access content on the Geekoterre sites; (b) the conduct or actions, whether online or offline, of any user of a Geekoterre site, or any other person, or entity, even if we have been advised of the possiblity of such damages.
Subject to applicable law, in no event shall our total liability to you for any damamge, lossess and causes of action, whether in contract, tort, (including negligence) or otherwise, exceed the amount paid by you if any, or $100, (whichever is the less), for access or participating in any activity related to any Geekoteree site. Moreover, subject to appliable law, under no circumstances shall we, our licensors or licensees, or any other of the foregoing entities, be held liable for any delay or failure in performance, resulting directly or indirectly from an act of force, or causes beyond our or their reasonable control.
Those who access Geekoterre sites do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws including any applicable local law.
Any such amendment will be effective thirty (30) calendar days following the positing of a notice on the Geekoterre News Desk and Resource Centre. At all times you are responsible for updating your personal information to provide us with your current email addres. Our placing of the notice on the Geekoterre News Desk and Resource Centre will constitute effective notice of any amendment described in this notice.