Your access to and use of Tru-Stories (“the Website”) is subject exclusively to these Terms and Conditions. You will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. By using the Website you are fully accepting the terms, conditions and disclaimers contained in this notice. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions you must immediately stop using the Website.
Tru-Stories reserves the right to change or remove (temporarily or permanently) the Website or any part of it without notice and you confirm that Tru-Stories shall not be liable to you for any such change or removal; and change these Terms and Conditions at any time, and your continued use of the Website following any changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change.
If you are under the age of 18 years, you may not create an account or register as a member without the consent of your parent or legal guardian. If you are a parent or guardian permitting a person under the age of 18 (a “Minor”) to create an account, you agree to:
- exercise supervision over the Minor’s use of our website and account;
- assume all risks associated with the Minor’s use of our website and their account, including the transmission of content or information to and from third parties via the Internet;
- ensure that the content and information that the Minor may encounter on our website are suitable for the Minor;
- assume liabilities resulting from the Minor’s use of our website and their account;
- ensure the accuracy and truthfulness of all information submitted by the Minor; and
- provide the consents contained in these Website Terms on behalf of the Minor.
We may, at any time, ask you to confirm that you have your parent’s or guardian’s permission and that they have agreed to these Website Terms on your behalf.
Accessing the Service
Access to the Service is permitted on a temporary basis, and Tru-Stories reserves the right to change the Service, stop providing the Service or certain features of the Service to you or to users generally or create usage limits for the Service, without notice. We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend your access to the Service without notice or liability, for any reason, including if, in our sole determination, you violate any provision of these Website Terms, or for no reason. Upon termination for any reason or no reason, you continue to be bound by these Website Terms. If your account is terminated for any reason, you must obtain written authorisation from us prior to establishing another account. If you attempt to establish another account without obtaining such authorisation, we may permanently ban you from the Service.
Member Account, Password,and Security
You must be a registered user and set up an account to access certain features of our Service. When you register and activate an account, you must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration fields. You may also be required to choose a password. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify Tru-Stories immediately of any unauthorised use of your account or any other breach of security by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Tru-Stories will not be liable for any loss or liability that you may incur or suffer as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. You may be held liable for losses incurred by Tru-Stories or another party due to someone else using your account or password. You may not use anyone else’s account at any time, without the permission of the account holder. You should log out from your account at the end of each use.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
As a condition of your use of the Service and Content (as defined below), you will not use the Service or Content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Service or Content in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Tru-Stories server, or the network(s) connected to any Tru-Stories server, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Service or any Content. You may not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Service or any Content, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Tru-Stories server or to any of the Content, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Service.
Using our Service
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using the Service and Content, you will not:
(a) publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information;
(b) upload, or otherwise make available, files that contain images, photographs, audio, video, graphics, software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, including, by way of example, and not as limitation, copyright or trade mark laws (or by rights of privacy or publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consent to do the same;
(c) use any material or information, including images, photographs, video or audio, which are made available through the Service in any manner that infringes any copyright, trade mark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary right of any party;
(d) upload files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer or property of another;
(e) download any file posted by another user of the Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally reproduced, displayed, performed, and/or distributed in such manner;
(f) falsify or delete any copyright management information, such as author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded, including but not limited to in the form of watermarks, headers and footers;
(g) restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Service;
(h) violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for use of the Service;
(i) violate any applicable laws or regulations; or
(j) create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others.
Links to Third Party Websites
The Website may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites.
All copyright, trade marks and all other intellectual property rights in the Website and its content (including without limitation the Website design, text, graphics and all software and source codes connected with the Website) are owned by or licensed to Tru-Stories as permitted by law.
In accessing the Website you agree that you will access the content solely for your personal, non-commercial use. None of the content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without the prior written consent of the copyright holder. This excludes the downloading, copying and/or printing of pages of the Website for personal, non-commercial home use only.
Disclaimers & Limitation of Liability
The Website is provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
To the extent permitted by law, Tru-Stories will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with these of the Website.
Tru-Stories makes no warranty that the functionality of the Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or anything else, which may be harmful or destructive.
You agree to indemnify and hold Tru-Stories and its employees and agents harmless from and against all liabilities, legal fees, damages, losses, costs and other expenses in relation to any claims or actions brought against Tru-Stories arising out of any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions or other liabilities arising out of your use of this Website.
Refunds from Tru-Stories
Tru-Stories will not agree to refunds if the client has used any of our services such as email accounts, holding or under construction pages, or if they have asked for and been sent any logo, graphics, animations, or video in advance of any web services or other services being completed. Any design refunds will only be issued at the first design stage and not after a client has requested revisions.
If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such Term or Condition shall be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.