Terms and conditions of use
Service | Definitions | Description of the service | Responsibility to the user | Disclaimer of warranty | Intelectual property rights | Provision for the service | Limitation of liability | Applicable laws | Validity

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ServiceTop

These conditions represent the Terms and Conditions for using the Service provided by the author and branded as NUWS.NET

The Service is provided at no charge to you ("The User") on the basis that you accept the Terms and Conditions. By continuing to access files associated with this site you are confirming your agreement to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

You agree to comply with these Terms and Conditions; failure to do so may invoke use of the Internet security act of 1995 or other applicable laws for any means necessary to protect NUWS.NET and its remaining users.

DefinitionsTop

"NUWS.NET" means the Networks United Web Site, currently found at the domain name www.nuws.net or at the authors option in respect of any Service to be performed thereunder, a person, firm or corporation authorized and nominated in writing by the author at any time or from time to time to supply such Service to "The User"'.

"Stormbind" is an alias used by the author to describe the author.

"The User" means anyone who accesses NUWS.NET or uses any services thereunder.

"Service" means the Service provided by NUWS.NET, the author or its volunteers, which may be amended from time to time.

"Content" means all Internet and server content including, but not limited to, information, graphics, photographs, video, data, messages, text, software, music, sound, HTML, JavaScript or other code and any other materials.

"Related Associates" means any corporation or other entity which controls, or is controlled by or is under common control with NUWS.NET and any joint venture or partnership in which NUWS.NET is a partner, or any other entity in which NUWS.NET has an interest.

Description of the serviceTop

NUWS.NET provides itself as an independent source of computer related information and data, it includes but is not restricted to combining other services to create an extensive source of problem troubleshooting.

The service is free.

Responsibility to the userTop

The User shall:

Maintain the confidentiality of the passwords used to access services associated with this site. Members are entirely responsible for any activity in the forums, which takes place under any of the usernames registered in their name.
If any Member becomes aware of any unauthorized use of any of registered usernames or any breach of security that Member should notify NUWS.NET and any other involved parties.

Use the Services only for lawful purposes and not transmit any material through or by the use of the Service or any part of it in violation of English law or regulation. Such transmission shall include, but is not limited to, copyright, threatening, defamatory or obscene material, and material protected by trade secret whether or not The Member was aware of the Content of the material. The Member shall indemnify NUWS.NET in respect of any loss or damage suffered as a result of any claims made by third parties arising out of breach of this clause by The Member or any other party that may use the Service provided to The Member. In the event that NUWS.NET becomes suspicious that any material disseminated by The Member may contain defamatory or otherwise unlawful statements or material, NUWS.NET reserves the right at all times to inspect the material and if it is found to be so unlawful or defamatory, to terminate the agreement and take any necessary action to protect itself.

Agree and acknowledge that NUWS.NET is unable to exercise control over the Content of information transmitted through Services associated with itself, and that NUWS.NET shall have no liability for any kind of transmission or reception of infringing information of whatever nature. The Member hereby agrees to indemnify and hold NUWS.NET harmless from any claim brought alleging that use of the Service by The Member has infringed any intellectual property right of any kind or any applicable laws or regulations. The Member shall defend and pay all costs, damages, awards, fees (including reasonable legal fees) and judgements so arising.

Conform to acceptable use policies of such networks that they may link into as a result of using NUWS.NET

The user shall NOT:

Upload messages or otherwise transmit any Content that you do not have authority to transmit, contrary to any law or whilst serving any contractual relationships, inside trader information, confidential or proprietary information learned or disclosed as part of any employee/employer relationships or under any nondisclosure agreement

Upload messages or otherwise transmit any Content that infringes any trade secret, copyright, patent, trademark, or other proprietary rights, or the rights of any party

Upload messages or otherwise transmit any unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, unsolicited mail, junk mail, chain letters, pyramid sales related Services or multiple duplicates of the same email message ('spamming')

Upload messages or otherwise transmit any material that contains or may contain software viruses or any other computer files, codes or programs designed to destroy or disrupt the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment

Upload messages or otherwise transmit any Content that is unlawful, pornographic, threatening, abusive harmful, harassing, vulgar, tortuous, defamatory, obscene, invasive of another's privacy, libellous, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;

Interfere with servers or disrupt the Service or networks connected to the Service

Pass off as or impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Volunteer in NUWS.NET or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity.

Manipulate, forge or otherwise misrepresent any identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service

Stalk or otherwise harass another; Collate or store personal data about others; Harm minors in any way.

Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable National or International laws.

Disclaimer of warrantyTop
NUWS.NET does not control software or hardware involved with the services. There can be no guarantee that the services will always be available, or any warranty in respect of network uptime or connectivity.
Intellectual property rightsTop

Each user acknowledges that the Content of the NUWS.NET web site which includes but is not limited to text, software, and graphics is protected by copyright and users are not entitled to copy or reproduce or distribute any of the Content without the express permission of NUWS.NET

Data or images may or may not be the property of the author, it is strongly advised that you request permission before duplicating anything.

Provision of the serviceTop

You acknowledge and agree that NUWS.NET may preserve or remove Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by law or in good faith that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to:

comply with legal process; enforce the Terms and Conditions; respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; protect the rights, property, or personal safety of NUWS.NET, its User and the public

Evaluate, and indemnify NUWS.NET against all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by NUWS.NET or submitted to NUWS.NET by any User.

You understand that the the use of the Service involves parties other than NUWS.NET, and may involve the transmission of content over various networks.

All Content including, but not limited to, information, graphics, messages, text, software or other materials, whether privately transmitted or publicly posted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you, and not NUWS.NET, are entirely responsible for all Content that you share or otherwise transmit via the Services linked to by NUWS.NET

NUWS.NET does not control the Content sent via any Service and, as such, does not guarantee the integrity, accuracy or quality of Content. You understand that by using such Services, you may be exposed to Content that is indecent, offensive or objectionable. Under no circumstances shall NUWS.NET be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, errors or omissions in Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind.

Limitation of liabilityTop

Use of this site, or any information herein is strictly at your own risk. Neither the author or affiliated parties accepts responsibility for damages caused by your actions.

Laws from time to time in force in the jurisdiction where any Service to be performed thereunder is performed may imply warranties or liabilities which cannot be excluded or which can only be excluded to a limited extent. In which case, NUWS.NET hereby limits its liability to the extent permitted by law. If NUWS.NET cannot exclude or limit any warranty implied by this law, this agreement shall be read and construed subject to such statutory provisions.

SUBJECT TO THIS CLAUSE, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL NUWS.NET OR ITS RELATED ASSOCIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR UNFORESEEABLE, BASED ON CLAIMS OF THE MEMBER OR ITS MEMBERS, (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CLAIMS FOR LOSS OF DATA, GOODS, PROFITS, USE OF MONEY OR USE OF THE SOFTWARE, INTERRUPTION IN USE OR AVAILABILITY OF DATA, STOPPAGE OF OTHER WORK OR IMPAIRMENT OF OTHER ASSETS), ARISING OUT OF BREACH OF IMPLIED WARRANTY, BREACH OF CONTRACT, MISREPRESENTATION, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY IN TORT OR OTHERWISE, EXCEPT ONLY IN THE CASE OF PERSONAL INJURY WHERE AND TO THE EXTENT THAT APPLICABLE LAW PROHIBITS EXCLUSION OF SUCH LIABILITY. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY WHICH NUWS.NET AND ITS RELATED ASSOCIATES MAY INCUR IN ANY ACTION OR PROCEEDING ARISING OUT OF PERFORMANCE OR NON PERFORMANCE OF THE SERVICE EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT ACTUALLY PAID TO NUWS.NET BY THE MEMBER FOR THE SPECIFIC PRODUCT OR SERVICE THAT DIRECTLY CAUSED THE DAMAGE.

Applicable lawsTop

This Agreement shall be governed and constructed in accordance with English Law each party thereto submits to the jurisdiction of the English Courts. And in America, we include but are not restricted to The Internet Security act of 1995.

These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between the parties in respect of the Service.

ValidityTop
If any term, provision, covenant or condition of this Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect and shall not be affected, impaired or invalidated.

By continuing to view any files associated with this site, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.

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