ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS OF SERVICE
Next.gr, is provided to you ("Member") under the terms and conditions of this Next.gr Terms of Service (NTS) and any operating rules or policies that may be published by Next.gr. The NTS comprises the entire agreement between Member and Next.gr and supersedes all prior agreements between the parties regarding the subject matter contained herein. BY COMPLETING THE REGISTRATION PROCESS, YOU ARE INDICATING YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE NTS.
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
Next.gr provides Member with various publishing and community services, including but not limited to the capability to post information to a web page and participate in web-based discussions. Some of these services will be free of charge, others may cost money or have other requirements. The requirements or fees for any service or option will be clearly explained and separately agreed to when Member implements those options, if any. Member must: (1) provide all equipment, including a computer and modem, necessary to establish a connection to the World Wide Web; (2) provide for own access to the World Wide Web and pay any telephone service fees associated with such access.
Next.gr currently provides users with access to web page hosting services. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Service, shall be subject to this TOS. Everyone else has it in their TOS’s so someone’s probably gotten sued for not having it. So: In order to use the Service, you must obtain access to the World Wide Web, either directly or through devices that access web-based content, and pay any service fees associated with such access. In addition, you must provide all equipment necessary to make such connection to the World Wide Web, including a computer and modem or other access device.
MODIFICATIONS TO TERMS OF SERVICE
Next.gr may change the terms and conditions of the NTS from time to time. Upon major changes in the terms and conditions of the NTS, Next.gr will notify you by posting the changes as a start-up screen prior to your subsequent use of the Service. If you agree to be bound by the changes, you must again click the "I Accept" button that will follow the posted changes. If you do not click the "I Accept" button, you may terminate your use of the Service at that time. Member’s continued use of the Service constitutes an affirmative: (1) acknowledgment by Member of the NTS and NTS modifications; and (2) agreement by Member to abide and be bound by the NTS and NTS modifications.
MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE
Next.gr reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Service with or without notice to Member. Next.gr shall not be liable to Member or any third party should Next.gr exercise NTS right to modify or discontinue the Service.
NO RESALE OF THE SERVICE
Member agrees not to resell the Service, without the express consent of Next.gr.
STORAGE AND OTHER LIMITATIONS
Next.gr assumes no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store information entered into Next.gr.
Next.gr has set no fixed upper limit on the number or posts Member may send or receive through the Service or the amount of storage spaced used; however, Next.gr retains the right, at Next.gr’s sole discretion, to determine whether or not Member’s conduct is consistent with the letter and spirit of the NTS and may terminate Service if a Member’s conduct is found to be inconsistent with the NTS.
Member is solely responsible for the contents of his or her transmissions through the Service. Member’s use of the Service is subject to all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations.
You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you, and not Next.gr, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post or otherwise transmit via the Service. Next.gr does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable.
You agree to not use the Service to: (a) upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable; (b) harm minors in any way; (c) impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Next.gr official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; (d) upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements); (e) upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party; (f) upload, post or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; (g) interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service; (h) intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other securities exchange, including, without limitation, the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ, and any regulations having the force of law; (i) "stalk" or otherwise harass another; (j) collect or store personal data about other users; (k) promote or provide instructional information about illegal activities, promote physical harm or injury against any group or individual, or promote any act of cruelty to animals. This may include, but is not limited to, providing instructions on how to assemble bombs, grenades and other weapons, and creating "Crush" sites;
Member agrees: (1) to comply with US law regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States through the Service; (2) not to use the Service for illegal purposes; (3) not to interfere or disrupt networks connected to the Service; and (4) to comply with all regulations, policies and procedures of networks connected to the Service.
The Service makes use of the Internet to send and receive certain messages; therefore, Member’s conduct is subject to Internet regulations, policies and procedures. Member will not use the Service for chain letters, junk mail, spamming or any use of distribution lists to any person who has not given specific permission to be included in such a process.
Member agrees not to transmit through the Service any unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, or harmful material of any kind or nature. Member further agrees not to transmit any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation. Attempts to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems are prohibited.
Member shall not interfere with another Member’s use and enjoyment of the Service or another entity’s use and enjoyment of similar services.
Next.gr may, at its sole discretion, immediately terminate Service should Member’s conduct fail to conform with these terms and conditions of the NTS.
Member agrees to indemnify and hold Next.gr, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Member’s use of the Service, the violation of this NTS by Member, or the infringement by Member, or other user of the Service using Member’s computer, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.
Either Member or Next.gr may terminate the Service with or without cause at any time and effective immediately. Next.gr shall not be liable to Member or any third party for termination of Service.
Should Member object to any terms and conditions of the NTS or any subsequent modifications thereto or become dissatisfied with the Service in any way, Member’s only recourse is to immediately discontinue use of the Service.
Upon termination of the Service, Member’s right to use the Service and Software immediately ceases. Member shall have no right and Next.gr will have no obligation thereafter to forward any unread or unsent messages to Member or any third party.
All notices to a party shall be in writing and shall be made via email. Next.gr may broadcast notices or messages through the Service to inform Member of changes to the NTS, the Service, or other matters of importance; such broadcasts shall constitute notice to Member.
PARTICIPATION IN PROMOTIONS OF ADVERTISERS
Member may enter into correspondence with or participate in promotions of the Advertisers showing their products on the Service. ' Any such correspondence or promotions, including the delivery of and the payment for goods and services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such correspondence or promotions, are solely between the corresponding Member and the Advertiser. Next.gr assumes no liability, obligation or responsibility for any part of any such correspondence or promotion.
PROPRIETARY RIGHTS TO CONTENT
Member acknowledges that content, including but not limited to text, software, music, sound, photographs, video, graphics or other material contained in either sponsor advertisements or email-distributed, commercially produced information presented to Member by the Service ("Content") by Next.gr or Next.gr’s Advertisers, is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws; therefore, Member is only permitted to use this Content as expressly authorized by the Service or the Advertiser. Member may not copy, reproduce, distribute, or create derivative works from this Content without expressly being authorized to do so by the Service or the Advertiser.
You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you through the Service or advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by Senserely or advertisers, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part.
If any provision(s) of the NTS is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties with the other provisions remaining in full force and effect.
Next.gr’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the NTS shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by Next.gr in writing.
Member and Next.gr agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to this Service must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action arose; otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred. The section titles in the NTS are solely used for the convenience of the parties and have no legal or contractual significance.
CONTENT SUBMITTED TO NEXT.GR
Next.gr does not claim ownership of the Content you place on your Next.gr Categories. Next.gr may quote or reproduce small portions of your content (if you have made it public) in order to promote your Next.gr Categories and/or the Next.gr service, but only on a fair-use-type basis.
You acknowledge that Next.gr does not pre-screen Content, but that Next.gr and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or remove any Content that is available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, Next.gr and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the TOS or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content.
Next.gr reserves the right to remove any content to which we object at our sole discresion. If we find it will harm either other members of the site, our advertisers, ourselves, employees, partners, families, friends, or anyone whom we know, we will remove the content and reserve the right to do so.
ADVERTISEMENTS AND PROMOTIONS
Next.gr runs advertisements and promotions on Next.gr Site. By creating your Next.gr Categories, you agree that Next.gr has the right to run such advertisements and promotions. You also agree that you will not attempt to block or otherwise interfere with advertisements displayed on your Next.gr Categories via any means. Doing so is grounds for immediate termination of service. The manner, mode and extent of advertising by Next.gr on your Next.gr Categories is subject to change. Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that Next.gr shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.
All information entered into Next.gr by Member is private to Member except to the extent that he or she opts to share that information with other Next.gr members and/or the public, through Next.gr or otherwise. We will NEVER share your email address with anyone else.
It is Next.gr’s policy to respect the privacy of Members. Therefore, Next.gr will not disclose to any third party Member’s name or contact information. Next.gr will also not monitor, edit, or disclose the contents of a Member’s information unless required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (1) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Next.gr; (2) protect and defend the rights or property of Next.gr; or (3) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of NTS members or the public; (4) fix or debug problems with the Next.gr software/service.
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Unless stated otherwise for specific services, Member will retain copyright ownership and all related rights for information he or she publishes through Next.gr or otherwise enters into Next.gr-related services.
Member acknowledges and agrees that Next.gr neither endorses the contents of any Member communications nor assumes responsibility for any threatening, libelous, obscene, harassing or offensive material contained therein, any infringement of third party intellectual property rights arising therefrom or any crime facilitated thereby.
MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD, AND SECURITY
Once you become a member of the Service, you shall receive a password and an account. You are entirely responsible if you do not maintain the confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities which occur under your account. You may change your password at any time (to do so, go to the ’my account’ area when logged in and click the ’edit my accound’); you may also set up a new account and close an old one at your convenience. Member agrees to immediately notify Next.gr of any unauthorized use of Member’s account or any other breach of security known to Member.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
MEMBER EXPRESSLY AGREES THAT USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT MEMBER’S SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS.
NEXT.GR EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. NEXT.GR MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE; NOR DOES MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE OR AS TO THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICE OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED. MEMBER UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT ANY MATERIAL AND/OR DATA DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DONE AT MEMBER’S OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT MEMBER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO MEMBER’S COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH MATERIAL AND/OR DATA.NEXT.GR MAKES NO WARRANTY REGARDING ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICE OR ANY TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE SERVICE.NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY MEMBER FROM OR THROUGH THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
NEXT.GR SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, RESULTING FROM THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE OR FOR COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES OR RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASE OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE SERVICE OR RESULTING FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF MEMBER’S TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE, EVEN IF HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.