Terms of Service
PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR USE OF AND ACCESS TO OUR SERVICES (DEFINED BELOW) ARE SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS; IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THE FOLLOWING, YOU MAY NOT USE OR ACCESS THE SERVICES IN ANY MANNER.
Effective date: September 1, 2016
USE OF THE SITE & PROHIBITIONS
- (a) you must not use our sites, including its services and or tools if you are not able to form legally binding contracts, are under the age of 18, or are temporarily or indefinitely suspended from using our sites, services, or tools
- (b) you should not post any reviews, comments, items, messages, and or contents that are inappropriate and fails to observe sense of decency and or would offend other persons;
- (c) you must not republish, sell, rent or sub-license any materials from this website including republication on another website;
- (d) you must not collect and disclose information about users’ personal information;
- (e) you must not reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose
- (f) you must not post false, inaccurate, misleading, defamatory, or libelous content;
- (g) you must not take any action that may damage the rating or badge system.
- (h) You must not use our website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
REGISTRATION / MEMBER ACCOUNT
NON-COMMERCIAL USE BY MEMBERS.
Members on this social networking website are prohibited to use the services of the website in connection with any commercial endeavors or ventures. Juridical persons or entities including but not limited to organizations, companies, and/or businesses may not become Members of VillageHunt and should not use the site for any purpose. RATINGS, REVIEWS, COMMENTS, COMMUNICATIONS, AND OTHER CONTENT POSTED OR SUBMITTED BY YOU Visitors may post reviews/Insights, comments, photos and other content; submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights (including publicity rights), or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable, and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of "spam" or unsolicited commercial electronic messages. VillageHunt reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, but does not regularly review posted content. If you do post content or submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant VillageHunt a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, perform, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant VillageHunt and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify VillageHunt for all claims resulting from content you supply. VillageHunt has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. VillageHunt takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
We make no representation that the operation of our site will be uninterrupted or error-free, and we will not be liable for the consequences of any interruptions or errors. We may change, restrict access to, suspend or discontinued the site or any part of it at anytime. The information, content and services on the site are provided on an “as is” basis. When you use the site and or participate herein, you understand and agree that you participate at your own risk.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
The Web allows people throughout the world to share valuable information, ideas and creative works. To ensure continued open access to such materials, we all need to protect the rights of those who share their creations with us. Although we make the Site freely accessible, we don't intend to give up our rights, or anyone else's rights, to the materials appearing on them. The materials available on the site shall remain the property of VillageHunt and/or its licensors, and are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. You acquire no proprietary interest in any such rights. Furthermore, you may not remove or obscure the copyright notice or any other notices contained in the site or anything retrieved or downloaded from them. You hereby acknowledge that all rights, titles and interests, including but not limited to rights covered by the Intellectual Property Rights, in and to the site, and that You will not acquire any right, title, or interest in or to the site except as expressly set forth in this Agreement. You will not modify, adapt, translate, prepare derivative works from, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise attempt to derive source code from any of our services, software, or documentation, or create or attempt to create a substitute or similar service or product through use of or access to the Program or proprietary information related thereto. "Public Content" refers to information that you submit or post to or through the site and/or service for public display, such as photos, comments, reviews, and your public profile information. By submitting Public Content or any other content on the site or otherwise through the service, you hereby do and shall grant VillageHunt a worldwide, non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully paid, sub-licensable and transferable license to use, copy, edit, modify, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, perform, and otherwise fully exploit the content in connection with the site, the service and VillageHunt’s (and its successors and assigns') business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the site (and derivative works thereof) or the service in any media formats and through any media channels (including, without limitation, third party websites and feeds). You also hereby do and shall grant each user of the site and/or the service a non-exclusive license to access your content through the site and the service, and to use, edit, modify, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display and perform such content in connection with their use of the site and service.
NON-ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS
Your rights of whatever nature cannot be assigned nor transferred to anybody, and any such attempt may result in termination of this Agreement, without liability to us. However, we may assign this Agreement to any person at any time without notice.
WAIVER AND SEVERABILITY OF TERMS
Failure of the VillageHunt to insist upon strict performance of any of the terms, conditions and covenants hereof shall not be deemed a relinquishment or waiver of any rights or remedy that we may have, nor shall it be construed as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the terms, conditions or covenants hereof, which terms, conditions and covenants shall continue to be in full force and effect. No waiver by either party of any breach of any provision hereof shall be deemed a waiver of any subsequent or prior breach of the same or any other provision. In the event that any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found invalid or unenforceable pursuant to any judicial decree or decision, such provision shall be deemed to apply only to the maximum extent permitted by law, and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall remain valid and enforceable according to its terms.
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the substantive laws of Washington state, without any reference to conflict-of-laws principles. The Agreement describes and encompasses the entire agreement between us and you, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties and understandings with respect to the Site, the contents and materials provided by or through the Site, and the subject matter of this Agreement.
CHOICE OF LAW; JURISDICTION; FORUM
Any dispute, controversy or difference which may arise between the parties out of, in relation to or in connection with this Agreement is hereby irrevocably submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Washington state, to the exclusion of any other courts without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions or your actual state or country of residence.
This Agreement will remain in full force and effect while you use the Website. You may terminate your membership at any time for any reason by contacting us and asking for “TERMINATION OF ACCOUNT” (in the ‘About’ page). Even after your membership is terminated, certain sections of this Agreement will remain in effect.
Effective date: September 1, 2016
HOW WE COLLECT AND USE YOUR INFORMATION
Personal Information: When registering as a user to the Service, we receive and store information you enter or provide to us in any other way. The types of personal information collected may include your name, email address, URL, phone number, Facebook usernames, Facebook friends, location, use information regarding your use of the Service, browser information, and any other data that is tied to such information (collectively, “Personal Information”). The Personal Information you provide is used for such purposes as allowing you to set up a user account and profile that can be used to interact with other users through the Service, improving the content of the Service, customizing the advertising and content you see, and communicating with you about specials and new features. We may also draw upon this Personal Information in order to adapt the Services of our community to your needs, to research the effectiveness of our network and Services, and to develop new tools for the community. Profiles: “Public Content” refers to information that you submit or post to the Service for public display, such as photos, comments, reviews, and your public profile information. Information Collected Automatically: When you use the Service, we automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser or mobile platform, including your location, IP address, cookie information, and the page you requested. This data is treated as non-Personal Information, except as required under applicable law.
HOW YOUR INFORMATION IS SHARED
Information about our users is an integral part of our business. We provide some of our services through affiliates, service providers, partners and other third parties. We may share Public Content, as well as a limited amount of Personal Information (including, but not limited to, your first name, last initial, and location) with third parties, who may in turn publicly display or publish this limited amount of Personal Information in connection with Public Content on their own website and media platforms. However, at any time you can contact us at the ‘About’ page and ask to opt-out of having some or all of your Personal Information made available to such third parties as described herein.
We encourage our service partners to adopt and post privacy policies. However, the use of your Personal information by our service partners is governed by the privacy policies of those service partners, and is not subject to our control.
We may disclose aggregated information concerning user behavior to third parties in connection with actual or prospective business relationship with those third parties, such as advertisers and content distributors. For example, we may disclose the number of users that have been exposed to, or clicked on, advertising banners.
In the future, may use third party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Service. These companies may use information about your Public Content (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) and activity related to your use of the Service to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
One of the primary reasons people use VillageHunt is to connect with others. Information such as your name and photo, photos of your items, location and the comments you write is shared with the VillageHunt community. Individuals reading this information may use it or disclose it to other individuals or entities without our control and without your knowledge. We therefore urge you to think carefully about including any specific information you may deem private in comments or other content (location or otherwise) that you create in the Service.
We may employ other companies and people in the future to perform tasks on our behalf, such as the creation of shipping labels, and will need to share your information with them to provide services to you. Our agents do not have any right to use Personal Information we share with them beyond what is necessary to assist us, and they provide a comparable level of protection for your Personal Information.
COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES
If your location settings are turned on when you use the Service, we may use the location information from your mobile device or browser to tailor your experience. We may collect and store your last known location to determine your proximity to our service partners. This location information is not shared with third parties. The Service also uses your mobile device’s background location to provide the Service, which allows us to provide you with location-based services, such as location-specific promotions, mobile-based campaign activity capabilities, and other personalized content tailored to you.
HOW WE RESPOND TO DO NOT TRACK SIGNALS
If you are located outside of the United States, please note that the Service is located on computer servers in the United States. Therefore, your information may be processed and stored in the United States. As a result, United States federal and state governments, courts, or law enforcement or regulatory agencies may be able to obtain disclosure of your information through laws applicable in the United States. Your use of the Service or your submission of any Personal Information to us will constitute your consent to the transfer of your Personal Information outside of your home country, including the United States, which may provide for different data protection rules than in your country.
The Service is not directed toward children under 13 years of age nor do we knowingly collect information from children under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, you are not permitted to submit any Personal Information to us.
PRIVACY PRACTICES OF THIRD PARTIES AND THIRD PARTY SITES
CONTROL OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
To the extent you include Personal Information in your Public Content (such as a photo of yourself), third parties may be able to identify you, associate you with your account, and contact you. Please do not include information in your Public Content that you expect to keep private. Third parties can also associate you with your account using the user search and browse features of the VillageHunt Service, which display your Public Content. Upon your request, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to close your account, and cease displaying your Public Content on the Service; nevertheless, we may still retain your Personal Information and your Public Content in our systems. Registered users who wish to close their account should contact us.
QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS
If you have any questions or concerns regarding your privacy, please send a detailed message to: sam@VillageHunt.com. We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.