By using and/or visiting this website (collectively, including all content and functionality
available through the Hobbymates-Club.com domain name, the "Hobbymates-Club.com Website",
or "Website"), you signify your agreement to:
- These terms and conditions (the "Terms of Service")
- Hobbymates-Club.com's privacy notice, found at
www.hobbymates-club.com/policy.html and incorporated here by reference
If you do not agree to any of these terms or the Hobbymates-Club.com privacy notice, please do not use the Hobbymates-Club.com Website.
Although we may attempt to notify you when major changes are made to these Terms of Service, you should periodically review the most up-to-date
Hobbymates-Club.com may, at its sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms of Service and
policies at any time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to confer any
third-party rights or benefits.
These Terms of Service apply to all users of the Hobbymates-Club.com Website, including users who are also contributors of photo, audio and video content,
information, and other materials or services on the Website.
The Hobbymates-Club.com Website may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by Hobbymates-Club.com. Hobbymates-Club.com has
no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. In addition,
Hobbymates-Club.com will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By using the Website, you expressly relieve Hobbymates-Club.com
from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website.
In order to access some features of the Website, you will have to create a Hobbymates-Club.com account. You may never use another's account without permission.
When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you
must keep your account password secure.
You must notify Hobbymates-Club.com immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.
Although Hobbymates-Club.com will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of
Hobbymates-Club.com or others due to such unauthorized use.
General Use of the Website Permissions and Restrictions
Hobbymates-Club.com hereby grants you permission to access and use the Website as set forth in these Terms of Service, provided that:
- You agree not to distribute in any medium any part of the Website, including but not limited to User Submissions (defined below), without Hobbymates-Club.com's
prior written authorization.
- You agree not to alter or modify any part of the Website
- You agree not to access User Submissions (defined below) or Hobbymates-Club.com Content through any technology Hobbymates-Club.com may designate.
- You agree not to use the Website for any commercial use, without the prior written authorization of Hobbymates-Club.com.
- Prohibited commercial uses do not include posting original content to Hobbymates-Club.com, to promote your business or artistic enterprise;
- You agree not to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, "robots," "spiders," or "offline readers," that accesses the Website in a manner that sends more request messages to the Hobbymates-Club.com servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional on-line web browser. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Hobbymates-Club.com grants the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the site for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. Hobbymates-Club.com reserves the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Website, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Website (e.g. comments, email) for any commercial solicitation purposes. You agree not to solicit, for commercial purposes, any users of the Website with respect to their User Submissions.
- In your use of the website, you will otherwise comply with the terms and conditions of these Terms of Service, Hobbymates-Club.com Community Guidelines, and all applicable local, national, and international laws and regulations.
- Hobbymates-Club.com reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of the Hobbymates-Club.com Website at any time.
Your Use of Content on the Site
In addition to the general restrictions above, the following restrictions and conditions apply specifically to your use of content on the Hobbymates-Club.com Website.
- The content on the Hobbymates-Club.com Website, except all User Submissions (as defined below), including without limitation, the text, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like ("Content") and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein ("Marks"), are owned by or licensed to Hobbymates-Club.com, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law. Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only and may not be downloaded, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners. Hobbymates-Club.com reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website and the Content.
- User Comments are made available to you for your information and personal use solely as intended through the normal functionality of the Hobbymates-Club.com Service. User Comments are made available "as is", and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, downloaded, or otherwise exploited in any manner not intended by the normal functionality of the Hobbymates-Club.com Service or otherwise prohibited under this Agreement.
- You may access Hobbymates-Club.com Content, User Submissions and other content only as permitted under this Agreement. Hobbymates-Club.com reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Hobbymates-Club.com Content and the Hobbymates-Club.com Service.
- You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Content other than expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of User Submissions of third parties obtained through the Website for any commercial purposes.
- You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Hobbymates-Club.com Website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the Hobbymates-Club.com Website or the Content therein.
- You understand that when using the Hobbymates-Club.com Website, you will be exposed to User Submissions from a variety of sources, and that Hobbymates-Club.com is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Submissions. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Submissions that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against Hobbymates-Club.com with respect thereto, and agree to indemnify and hold Hobbymates-Club.com, its Owners/Operators, affiliates, and/or licensors, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the site.
Your User Submissions and Conduct
- As a Hobbymates-Club.com account holder you may submit photo, audio and video content ("User Contents") and textual content ("User Comments"). User Videos and User Comments are collectively referred to as "User Submissions." You understand that whether or not such User Submissions are published, Hobbymates-Club.com does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any User Submissions.
- You shall be solely responsible for your own User Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. In connection with User Submissions, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize Hobbymates-Club.com to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Service.
- For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your User Submissions. However, by submitting User Submissions to Hobbymates-Club.com, you hereby grant Hobbymates-Club.com a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicense-able and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the User Submissions in connection with the Hobbymates-Club.com Website and Hobbymates-Club.com's (and its successors' and affiliates') business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Hobbymates-Club.com Website (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. You also hereby grant each user of the Hobbymates-Club.com Website a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Website, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such User Submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Website and under these Terms of Service. The above licenses granted by you in User Input terminate within a commercially reasonable time after you remove or delete your User Submissions from the Hobbymates-Club.com Service. You understand and agree, however, that Hobbymates-Club.com may retain, but not display, distribute, or perform, server copies of User Submissions that have been removed or deleted. The above licenses granted by you in User Comments are perpetual and irrevocable.
- In connection with User Submissions, you further agree that you will not submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant Hobbymates-Club.com all of the license rights granted herein.
- Hobbymates-Club.com does not endorse any User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and Hobbymates-Club.com expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Submissions. Hobbymates-Club.com does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on its Website, and Hobbymates-Club.com will remove all Content and User Submissions if properly notified that such Content or User Submission infringes on another's intellectual property rights. Hobbymates-Club.com reserves the right to remove Content and User Submissions without prior notice.
Account Termination Policy
- Hobbymates-Club.com will terminate a User's access to its Website if, under appropriate circumstances, they are determined to have repeatedly infringed these Terms of Service.
- Hobbymates-Club.com reserves the right to decide whether Content or a User Submission is appropriate and complies with these Terms of Service for violations other than copyright infringement, such as, but not limited to, pornography, obscene or defamatory material, or excessive length. Hobbymates-Club.com may remove such User Submissions and/or terminate a User's access for uploading such material in violation of these Terms of Service at any time, without prior notice and at its sole discretion.