1) User Conduct and Responsibilities
Your conduct when using the Upthrust website should reflect the appropriate respect and consideration for other users. By posting a message, you represent that to the best of your knowledge the information in the posting is truthful, accurate, and not misleading. You agree to demonstrate appropriate respect for other registered users who have posted messages. If you disagree with a posting, feel free to challenge that opinion with a posting of your own. You must, however, refrain from personally attacking the person posting the message.
You agree not to:
use the Upthrust website for illegal purposes or for the transmission of material that is unlawful, harassing, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, tortuous, or otherwise objectionable
post material or non-public information about companies without authorisation
submit any information of which the posting would violate the intellectual property, contractual, or fiduciary rights of any other person or entity
use the Upthrust website for the distribution of junk mail, spam, chain letters, unsolicited mass distribution of e-mail or other commercial solicitations
post inappropriate or off-topic messages
Upthrust reserves the right to disclose any information, including registration data, in order to comply with any applicable laws and/or requests under legal process, to operate its systems properly, to protect the property or rights of Upthrust, or to safeguard the interests of its audience.
2) Rights to Content on the Site
The contents of the site are protected by Belgian and international copyright and trademark laws. Visitors to and registered users of the Upthrust website agree not to alter the presentation, reproduce, retransmit, disseminate, sell, distribute, publish, broadcast, circulate, or commercially exploit the information contained on the site in any manner without the express written consent of Upthrust or the copyright owner of the material to so reproduce, retransmit, or republish the material. All rights reserved.
The names, trademarks, service marks, and logos of Upthrust appearing on this site may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or any other way to indicate Upthrust’s sponsorship of or affiliation with any product or service, without Upthrust’s prior express written permission.
Although the Upthrust website includes links providing direct access to other Internet sites, Upthrust accepts no responsibility for the content or information contained on those other sites, and does not exert any editorial or other control over those other sites.
You agree that by posting information on the Upthrust website, you grant and assign Upthrust and their successors a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, non-revocable license to use, distribute, display, reproduce, and create derivative works from such material in any and all media, in any manner, whole or part, without any duty to account to you, unless agreed otherwise in writing. You also grant Upthrust the right to authorise the downloading and printing of such material, or any portion thereof, by end users for their personal use.
3) Termination of Access
You agree that we may terminate or suspend your access to the Upthrust website for any reason. Any suspected fraudulent, abusive, or illegal activities are possible grounds for termination. Neither Upthrust nor any of its employees, and/or its sub-contractors nor any of its employees, shall be liable to you or any third party for the termination of your membership or any claims related to the termination of your membership.
You agree to indemnify and release Upthrust, its officers, owners, agents, and any employee from any liability or demand made by any third party due to or arising from your use of the Upthrust website. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.
You expressly agree that use of the Upthrust website is solely at your own risk. Upthrust provides the site’s services on an “as is” and “as available ” basis. Upthrust expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing statements, Upthrust does not guarantee that the Upthrust website will meet users’ requirements, or that the service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free; nor does Upthrust guarantee that the results obtained from the service or the accuracy or reliability of any information obtained through the website. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Upthrust or in the course of using the Upthrust website shall create any warranty not expressly made herein. You acknowledge and agree that any material and/or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the service is done at your own risk. You are solely responsible for any damages to your computer system or for loss of data that results from the downloading of any files on the service or any external links available on the service.
6) Limitation of Liability
Upthrust shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of or relating to this agreement, resulting from the use or the inability to use the site or messages received or products or services purchased or resulting from unauthorized access to or alteration of user’s transmissions or data, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, even if Upthrust has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
If you hold the copyright on any information posted on the Upthrust website, you can have it removed by sending your request to firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to Upthrust.
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