Last updated 13 June 2021
AGREEMENT ON TERMS
The information provided on the website is not intended for distribution to or use by any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject us to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction or country. Accordingly, those individuals who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are solely responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
The website is intended for users who are at least 18 years old. Persons under the age of 18 are not permitted to use or register for the Site.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
Provided you are eligible to use the Website, you are granted a limited license to access and use the Website and to download or print one copy of any portion of the Content accessed by you solely for your personal, non-commercial use. We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you in and to the Site, Content and Marks.
If you provide information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, we have the right to close or terminate your account and refuse any or all current or future use of the Site (or any part thereof).
You may be asked to register on the website. You agree to keep your password confidential and will be responsible for all use of your account and password. We reserve the right to remove, reclaim or change any username you choose if we determine in our sole discretion that such username is inappropriate, obscene or otherwise objectionable.
You may not access or use the Website for any purpose other than that for which we make the Website available. The Website may not be used in connection with commercial activities except those specifically approved or authorized by us.
As a user of the Website, you agree not to:
- Systematically extract data or other content from the Website to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or catalog without our written permission.
- Trick, trick or mislead us or other users, especially in any attempt to learn sensitive account information such as user passwords.
- Bypass, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Website, including features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of any content or enforce restrictions on the use of the Website and/or its content.
- Defame, tarnish or otherwise harm, in our opinion, us and/or the website.
- Use any information obtained from the Site to harass, abuse or harm another person.
- Use the wrong support services or submit false reports of abuse or neglect.
- Use the Site in a manner that does not comply with applicable laws or regulations.
- Use the Site to advertise or offer to sell goods and services.
- Engage in unauthorized framing of or linking to the Site.
- Upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or transmit) viruses, Trojan horses or other material, including excessive capitalization and spamming (continuous posting of repetitive text), that interferes with any party's uninterrupted use and enjoyment of the Site or alters; impairs, interferes with, alters or interferes with the use, functions, features, operation or maintenance of the Website.
- Engage in automated use of the System, such as by using scripts to send comments or messages, or by using data mining, robots or similar data collection and extraction tools.
- Remove the notice of copyright or other proprietary rights from content.
- Attempt to impersonate another user or person or use the username of another user.
- Sell or otherwise transfer your profile.
- Upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or transmit) any material that functions as a passive or active information collection or transmission mechanism, including without limitation, clear graphics interchange formats (“gifs”), 1 × 1 pixels, web bugs, cookies, or other similar devices (sometimes referred to as “spyware” or “passive collection mechanisms” or “pcms”).
Interfere with, interfere with or create an undue burden on the Website or the networks or services connected to the Website.
- Harass, annoy, intimidate or threaten any of our employees or agents engaged in providing any part of the Website to you.
- Attempt to circumvent any measures on the Website designed to prevent or restrict access to the Website, or any part of the Website.
- Decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any software that contains or in any way forms part of the Website.
- Except as may result from standard search engine or browser usage, use, initiate, develop or distribute any automated system, including without limitation, any spider, robot, cheat tool, scraper or offline browser that accesses the Site, or uses or launches unauthorized script or other software.
- Use a purchasing agent or purchasing agent to make purchases on the Site.
- Make unauthorized use of the Site, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of users electronically or otherwise to send unsolicited email, or create user accounts by automated means or under false pretenses.
- Use the Website as part of an attempt to compete with us or otherwise use the Website and/or its content for any income-generating work or commercial activity.
USES GENERATED CONTRIBUTIONS
The Site may invite you to chat, contribute to, or participate in blogs, message boards, online forums, and other functionality, and may provide you with the ability to create, submit, post, display, transmit, perform, publish, distribute, or broadcast Content and material to us or the Site, including but not limited to text, writing, video, audio, photographs, graphics, comments, suggestions or personal information or other material (collectively, “Contributions”). Contributions may be displayed by other users of the Website and through third party websites. As such, any Contributions you transmit may be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. When you create or make available Contributions, you represent and warrant that:
The creation, distribution, transmission, public display or performance, and access, downloading or copying of your Submissions does not and will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or moral rights of any third party.
- Your Submissions are not false, inaccurate or misleading.
- Your Contributions are not unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, pyramid schemes, chain letters, spam, mass mailings or any other form of solicitation.
- Your Submissions are not obscene, lewd, tortuous, filthy, violent, harassing, defamatory, defamatory or otherwise objectionable (as determined by us).
- Your submissions do not ridicule, mock, demean, intimidate or abuse anyone.
- Your Submissions are not used to harass or threaten (within the legal meaning of these Terms) any other person and to promote violence against any particular person or group of people.
- Your contributions do not violate any applicable law, regulation or rule.
- Your contributions do not violate any third party's privacy or publicity rights.
- Your Submissions do not contain any material that solicits personal information from persons under the age of 18 or exploits persons under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner.
- Your Submissions do not violate any applicable law regarding child pornography, or otherwise intended to protect the health or well-being of minors.
- Your contributions do not include offensive comments related to race, national origin, gender, sexual preference or physical disability.
Use and distribution may occur in all media formats and through all media channels.
This license will apply to any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed, and includes our use of your name, company name and franchise name, as applicable, and any trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, and personal and commercial images you provide. You waive all moral rights in your contributions, and you warrant that moral rights have not otherwise been asserted in your contributions.
We do not claim any ownership over your contributions. You retain full ownership of all of your Submissions and any intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights associated with your Submissions. We are not responsible for any statements or representations in your Contributions made by you in any area of the Site. You are solely responsible for your contributions to the Site and you expressly agree to release us from all liability and to refrain from any legal action against us regarding your contributions.
We have the right, in our sole discretion, (1) to edit, redact or otherwise change any Submission; (2) to categorize any Submissions in order to place them in more appropriate locations on the Website; and (3) to pre-screen or delete any Submission at any time and for any reason, without notice. We have no obligation to monitor your contributions.
GUIDELINES FOR REVIEWS
We may provide areas on the Site for you to leave reviews or ratings. When posting a review, you must comply with the following criteria: (1) you should have first-hand experience with the person/entity being reviewed; (2) your reviews must not contain offensive profanity, or violent, racist, offensive or hateful language; (3) your reviews should not contain discriminatory references based on religion, race, gender, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation or disability; (4) your reviews must not contain references to illegal activity; (5) you should not be affiliated with competitors if you post negative reviews; (6) you should not draw any conclusions about the legality of conduct; (7) you may not post false or misleading statements;
We may accept, reject or remove reviews at our sole discretion. We have absolutely no obligation to screen reviews or to delete reviews, even if someone deems reviews objectionable or inaccurate. Reviews are not endorsed by us and do not necessarily represent our opinions or the views of any of our affiliates or partners. We assume no responsibility for review or for claims, liabilities or losses resulting from review. By posting a review, you hereby grant us a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, fully paid-up, assignable and sub-licensable right and license to reproduce, modify, translate, transmit in any way, display, perform, and/or distribute any content related to reviews.
MOBILE APPLICATION LICENSE
Apple and Android devices
As part of the functionality of the Site, you may link your account to online accounts you have with third party service providers (each such account, a “Third Party Account”) by either: (1) providing your third party account login information through the Site; or (2) allow us to access your Third Party Account as permitted by the applicable terms and conditions governing your use of each Third Party Account. You represent and warrant that you have the right to disclose your Third Party Account login information to us and/or provide us with access to your Third Party Account, without violating any of the terms and conditions governing your use of the applicable Third Party Account, and without obligating us to pay fees or make us subject to usage restrictions imposed by the third party service provider of the Third Party Account. By providing us with access to any Third Party Account, you understand that (1) we may access, make available and store (if applicable) any Content that you have submitted to and stored in your Third Party Account (the “Social Network Content”) so that it is available on and through the Site through your account, including without limitation friend lists and (2) we may send to and receive additional information from your third-party account to the extent you are notified when you link your account with the third-party account. Depending on the third-party accounts you select, and subject to the privacy settings you have set in such third-party accounts, personally identifiable information that you enter into third-party accounts may be available on and through your account on the Site. Please note that if a third-party account or associated service becomes unavailable or our access to such third-party account is terminated by the third-party service provider, social networking content may no longer be available on and through the Site. You will be able to disable the connection between your account on the Website and third party accounts at any time. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR THIRD PARTY ACCOUNT IS GOVERNED ONLY BY YOUR AGREEMENT(S) WITH SUCH THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS. We make no effort to review Social Network Content for any purpose, including, but not limited to, accuracy, legality, or non-infringement, and we are not responsible for any Social Network Content. You acknowledge and agree that we may access your email address book associated with a third party account and your contact list stored on your mobile device or tablet only to identify and inform you of those contacts who have also registered to use the Site . . You may disable the connection between the Website and your third-party account by contacting us using the contact information below or through your account settings (if applicable). We will attempt to delete all information stored on our servers that was obtained through such a third party account, except for the username and profile picture associated with your account. only to identify and inform you of those contacts who have also registered to use the website. . You may disable the connection between the Website and your third-party account by contacting us using the contact information below or through your account settings (if applicable). We will attempt to delete all information stored on our servers that was obtained through such a third party account, except for the username and profile picture associated with your account. only to identify and inform you of those contacts who have also registered to use the website. . You may disable the connection between the Website and your third-party account by contacting us using the contact information below or through your account settings (if applicable). We will attempt to delete all information stored on our servers that was obtained through such a third party account, except for the username and profile picture associated with your account.
You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback or other information regarding the Site (“Submissions”) provided by you to us are non-confidential and shall become our sole property. We shall have exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these Submissions for any lawful purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you. You hereby waive all moral rights to such submissions, and you hereby warrant that such submissions are original with you, or that you have the right to submit such submissions. You agree that no alleged or actual infringement or misuse of any proprietary rights may be used in your contributions.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES AND CONTENT
We allow advertisers to display their ads and other information in certain areas of the Site, such as sidebar ads or banner ads. If you are an advertiser, you shall take full responsibility for any advertisements you post on the Site and any services offered on the Site or products sold through those advertisements. Further, as an advertiser, you warrant and represent that you have all rights and authority to place advertisements on the Site, including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, publicity rights and contractual rights. We simply provide space to place such advertisements, and we have no other relationship with advertisers.
WEB AREA ADMINISTRATION
ACCOMMODATION ABOUT COPYRIGHT
We respect the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that any material available on or through the Site infringes a copyright that you own or control, please notify us immediately using the contact information provided below (a “Notification”). A copy of your notification will be sent to the person who posted or stored the material addressed in the notification. Please note that under applicable law you may be held liable for damages if you make material misrepresentations in a message. Thus, if you are unsure whether material located on or linked to by the Site infringes your copyright, you should consider first contacting an attorney.
DURATION AND TERMINATION
If we terminate or suspend your account for any reason, you are prohibited from registering and creating a new account under your name, a false or borrowed name, or the name of a third party, even though you may be acting on behalf of that third party. In addition to terminating or suspending your account, we reserve the right to take legal action, including without limitation civil, criminal and injunctive prosecution.
Modifications and Discontinuation
We reserve the right to change, modify or remove the content of the Website at any time or for any reason at our sole discretion without notice. However, we have no obligation to update information on our website. We also reserve the right to change or discontinue all or part of the Site without notice at any time. We shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Site.
Any dispute arising out of the relationship between the parties to this contract shall be settled by an arbitrator who will be selected in accordance with the arbitration and internal rules of the European Court of Arbitration as part of the European Arbitration Center having its seat in Strasbourg, and which is in force at the time the application for arbitration is submitted, and which adoption of this section constitutes acceptance. The seat of arbitration shall be Trondheim, Norway. The treatment language must be Norwegian. The applicable rules for substantive law shall be Norwegian law.
The parties agree that any arbitration shall be limited to the dispute between the parties separately. To the extent permitted by law, (a) no arbitration shall be tied to any other proceeding; (b) there is no right or authority for any dispute to be separated into class actions or to use class action procedures; and (c) there is no right or authority for any dispute to be brought in a purported representative capacity on behalf of the public or any other person.
Exemption from informal negotiations and arbitration
The parties agree that the following disputes are not subject to the above provisions regarding informal negotiations and binding arbitration: (a) Disputes seeking to enforce or protect, or the validity of, any intellectual property rights of a party; (b) any dispute related to or arising out of claims of theft, piracy, invasion of privacy or unauthorized use; and (c) any claim for injunctive relief. If this provision is found to be illegal or unenforceable, neither party will elect to arbitrate any dispute falling under the portion of this provision found to be illegal or unenforceable, and such dispute shall be resolved by a court with competent jurisdiction within the courts listed for jurisdiction above,
There may be information on the Website that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions, including descriptions, prices, availability and other other information. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update the information on the website at any time without notice.
THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN AS IS AND AS AVAILABLE BASIS. YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND OUR SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE AND YOUR USE THEREOF, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, AVAILABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE SITE CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THE SITE AND WE ASSUME NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (1) ERRORS, ERRORS, FAILURES, FAILURES, ERRORS, OR 2) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF WHAT NATURE PREVAILS FROM ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE, (3) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR OTHER PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (4) ANY INTERRUPTION OR TERMINATION OF TRANSMISSIONS TO OR FROM THE SITE, (5) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES , OR WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE SITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (6) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT AND MATERIALS OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE TO ANYTHING ARISING AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF CONTENT SUBMITTED, TRANSFERRED , OR OR READ AVAILABLE VIA THE SITE. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY ANY THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SITE, ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITES, OR ANY WEBSITE OR MOBILE USED OR USED OR OTHERWISE BE A PARTY IN OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ALL TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN YOU AND ANY THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS IN PURCHASING A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH THE MEDIA OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT WILL WE OR OUR DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF USE of the Site, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary described herein, our liability to you for any reason and regardless of the form of action will at all times be limited to the amount you have paid, if any, to us within six (6) months. PERIOD BEFORE ALL CAUSES OF ADMISSION. CERTAIN US state laws and international laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. IF THE LAWS APPLY TO YOU,
We will maintain certain data that you transmit to the Website for the purpose of managing the performance of the Website, as well as data relating to your use of the Website. Although we perform regular backups of data, you are solely responsible for any data you transmit or that is related to any activity you have performed on the Site. You agree that we have no liability to you for loss or corruption of such data, and you hereby waive any right of action against us arising as a result of such loss or corruption of such data.
ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS, TRANSACTIONS AND SIGNATURES
Visiting the Site, sending us e-mail and filling out electronic forms constitute electronic communications. You consent to receiving electronic communications, and you agree that all agreements, announcements, disclosures and other communications we provide to you electronically, by email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. YOU CONSENT TO THE USE OF ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES, CONTRACTS, ORDERS AND OTHER RECORDS, AND TO THE ELECTRONIC DELIVERY OF NOTICES, GUIDELINES AND RECORDS OF TRANSACTIONS INITIATED OR COMPLETED BY US OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE. You hereby waive any rights or claims under statutes, regulations, rules, ordinances or other laws of any jurisdiction that require an original signature or the delivery or retention of non-electronic records;
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