Terms and Conditions of Service
TechQuack offers a community and platform for users to seek reviews on the latest tech, get help with their tech and comment on our posts (the “Service”). By registering as a member and creating an account or otherwise using the Service in any way, you agree to the Terms of Service (the “TOS”).
The TOS governs your access to and use of the Service and sets forth the terms and conditions under which the Service is made available to you. The TOS, along with any other rules and policies that TechQuack may post from time to time within the Service (incorporated herein by reference), will govern your use of the Service. If you do not agree with the TOS, than you may not access or use the Service.
You represent that you are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, representations and warranties set forth in the TOS. If you are using the Service as a representative of a company or legal entity, you represent and warrant that you: (i) have the authority to enter into the TOS on behalf of that company or entity and grant all licenses set forth in the TOS on behalf of that company or entity; and (ii) agree that the terms "you" and "your" in the TOS refers to your company or legal entity.
By using the Service, you agree that you: (i) can form a binding contract with TechQuack or your parent or legal guardian has read, reviewed and agreed to accept the TOS; (ii) will comply with these TOS and all applicable local, state, national, and international laws, rules, and regulations.; and (iii) are at least 13 years of age.
LICENSE TO USE SERVICES
TechQuack grants you a limited, non-exclusive license to access and use the Service. This license is personal to you and may not be assigned or sublicensed to anyone else or any other entity.
Except as expressly permitted by TechQuack in writing, you may not reproduce, redistribute, sell, create derivative works from, decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble the Service in any way, nor will you take any measures to interfere with or damage the Service, in whole or in part. All rights not expressly granted by TechQuack herein are reserved.
LICENSE GRANTED BY YOU
As between you and TechQuack, you own all content that you create and submit to the Service. You grant TechQuack a worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive, and royalty-free license to distribute, edit, host, modify (in whole or in part), store, transmit, use, and publicly display your content through all media now known or hereafter created. You further grant all users of the Service permission to view and use your content.
If you make suggestions to TechQuack on improving or adding new features to the Service, TechQuack shall have the right to use your suggestions without any compensation or obligation to you.
MEMBERSHIP AND ACCOUNTS
To fully use the Service, you need to register as a member and create an account by providing a valid e-mail address and other information. You must provide complete and accurate registration information to TechQuack and update your information when it changes. If you are a business, government, or nonprofit entity, the person whose e-mail address is associated with the account must have the authority to bind the entity to the TOS.
By using the Service, you agree that you will not: (i) create more than one account for yourself; (ii) create another account if TechQuack has already disabled your account, unless you have TechQuack's written permission to do so; (iii) buy or sell access to your account without TechQuack's written permission; (iv) share your account password; and (v) log in or attempt to access the Service through unauthorized third-party applications or clients.
You are responsible for all activity that occurs under your account, including any activity by unauthorized users. If you become aware of unauthorized access to your account, you agree to change your password and notify TechQuack immediately.
TERM AND TERMINATION
The TOS begins on the date you create your account or first use the Service and continues as long as you have an account with TechQuack and continue to use the Service.
TechQuack may suspend, disable, or delete your account (or any part thereof) or block or remove any content you submit to TechQuack via the Service if TechQuack determines that you have violated any provision of the TOS or for any other reason. If TechQuack disables or deletes your account for the foregoing reasons, you may not create a new account on the Service. TechQuack may block your e-mail address and Internet protocol address to prevent further registration and account creation.
Upon termination, all licenses granted by TechQuack will terminate. In the event of account deletion for any reason, content that you submitted may no longer be available. TechQuack shall not be responsible for the loss of such content.
You may not upload, post, or transmit (collectively, "submit") any text, images, videos, sounds, or other works (collectively, "content") that: (i) Infringes any third party's copyrights or other rights (e.g., trademark, privacy rights, etc.); (ii) Contains sexually explicit content or pornography; (iii) Contains hateful, defamatory, or discriminatory content or incites hatred against any individual or group; (iv) Exploits minors; (v) Depicts unlawful acts or extreme violence; (vi) Depicts animal cruelty or extreme violence towards animals; (vii) Promotes fraudulent or dubious business schemes; or (viii) Violates any law.
CODE OF CONDUCT
In using the Service, you agree that you will behave in a civil and respectful manner at all times. Further, you agree that you will not: (i) Act in a deceptive manner by, among other things, impersonating any person; (ii) Harass or stalk any other person; (iii) Harm or exploit minors; (iv) Distribute "spam"; or (v) Collect information about others.
Furthermore, by using the Service, you agree that: (i) You will not use the Service for any purpose that is illegal or prohibited in these TOS; (ii) You will not use any robot, spider, crawler, scraper, or other automated means or interface to access the Service or extract other user’s information; (iii) You will not use or develop any third-party applications that interact with other users’ content or the Service without MCM's written consent; (iv) You will not use the Service in a way that could interfere with, disrupt, negatively affect, or inhibit other users from fully enjoying the Service, or that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the functioning of the Service; (v) You will not use another user’s account, username, or password without their permission; (vi) You will not solicit login credentials from another user; (vii) You will not post content that contains pornography, graphic violence, threats, hate speech, or incitements to violence; (viii) You will not upload viruses or other malicious code or otherwise compromise the security of the Service; (ix) You will not attempt to circumvent any content-filtering techniques TechQuack employ, or attempt to access areas or features of the Service that you are not authorized to access; (x) You will not probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Service or any system or network; and (xi) You will not encourage or promote any activity that violates the TOS.
TechQuack has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor all content submitted to the Service. If TechQuack believes you are abusing the Service in any way, TechQuack may limit, suspend, or terminate your account and access to the Service, remove any content you have submitted to the Service, remove any special status associated with your account and take technical or legal steps to prevent you from using the Service.
TechQuack may cancel unconfirmed accounts or accounts that have been inactive for a long time. TechQuack may also modify or discontinue the Service at any time. Additionally, TechQuack reserves the right to refuse access to all or part of the Service to you for any reason.
PURCHASES AND REFUNDS
You agree that you will pay for all products you purchase from TechQuack through the Service, and that TechQuack may charge your payment method for any products or services purchased from TechQuack through the Service. All gifted purchases to other users may not be used as a form of currency or trade. These are gifts, not a currency or middleman for your transactions. Prices for products and services offered by TechQuack via the Service may change at any time, and the Service does not provide price protection or refunds in the event of a price reduction or promotional offering. Any purchase made from TehcQuack via the Service is non-refundable. If your account is suspended or terminated due to your breach of the TOS, you will not be refunded for any purchase made from TechQuack via the Service.
TechQuack permits you to use it’s name, logo, screenshots and other brand features (“Brand Features”) only in limited circumstances and as specified in this TOS.
TehcQuack's name and logo may not be used in connection with any third-party service or product, unless otherwise agreed upon in writing. In addition, TechQuack's name and logo may not be used on manufactured products, such as T-shirts, packaging, or other merchandise. TechQuack's logo may not be used in a way that suggests a common, descriptive, or generic meaning. TechQuack's logo may not be used in a way that implies a relationship or affiliation with, or endorsement by, TechQuack.
You may use a standard screenshot of the Service in digital formats for an instructive, educational or illustrative purpose. You may not superimpose graphics, photos, or ad copy on the screenshot or otherwise change the look of the screen-captured image.
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES BY YOU
For each piece of content that you submit, you represent and warrant that: (i) you own the content you submit to the Service and are able to grant the licenses set forth in the TOS; (ii) TechQuack will not need to obtain licenses from any third party or pay royalties to any third party; (iii) the content does not infringe any third party's rights, including intellectual property rights and privacy rights; and (iv) the content complies with the TOS and all applicable laws.
You will indemnify, defend, and hold harmless TechQuack and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents, from and against all third party actions that: (i) arise from your activities on the Service; (ii) assert a violation by you of any term of the TOS; or (iii) assert that any content you created using the Service or submitted to TechQuack violates any law or infringes any third party right, including any intellectual property or privacy right.
TechQuack has no obligation to screen or monitor any content and does not guarantee that any content available on the Service complies with the TOS or is suitable for all users.
TechQuack provides the Service on an "as is" basis. You therefore use the Service at your own risk. TechQuack expressly disclaims any and all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, and any other warranty that might arise under any law. Without limiting the foregoing, TechQuack make no representations or warranties: (i) Concerning any content submitted by any user; (ii) Concerning any third party's use of content that you submit to the Service; (iii) That any content you submit to the Service will be made available on the Service or will be stored by TechQuack; (iv) That the Service will be permitted in your jurisdiction; (v) That the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free; (vi) That the Service will meet your business or professional needs; (vii) That TechQuack will continue to support any particular feature of the Service; or (viii) Concerning sites and resources outside of the Service, even if linked to from or within the Service.
To the extent any disclaimer or limitation of liability does not apply, all applicable express, implied, and statutory warranties will be limited in duration to a period of ninety (90) days after the date on which you first used the Service, and no warranties shall apply after such period.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
To the fullest extent permitted by law: (i) TechQuack shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages, including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses; and (ii) TechQuack's total liability to you shall not exceed the amounts paid by you to MCM over the one (1) year period preceding your claim(s).
TechQuack reserves the right to modify or revise the TOS at any time and for any reason. MCM will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any significant changes to the TOS. Any revised version of the TOS will be effective as of the date it is posted within the Service. Use of the Service after any such revision of the TOS has been posted shall constitute your agreement to the terms and conditions outlined in the revised TOS.
COMMUNICATIONS AND NOTICES
You consent to receive all communications including notices, agreements, disclosures, or other information from TechQuack electronically. TechQuack may provide all such communications by e-mail and by posting them on or within the Service. You may send notices of a legal nature to TechQuack via electronic mail at email@example.com
THIRD-PARTY BENEFICIARIES AND ASSIGNMENT
The TOS is binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of both parties and their respective successors, heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, and permitted assigns. You may not assign the TOS without TechQuack's prior written consent. No third party shall have any rights hereunder.
RESERVATION OF RIGHTS AND WAIVERS
TechQuack reserves all rights not expressly granted to you herein. No failure or delay by TechQuack in exercising any right hereunder constitutes a waiver of any further exercise of that right. TechQuack's rights and remedies hereunder are cumulative and not exclusive. Nothing herein shall limit TechQuack's right to object to subpoenas, claims, or other demands.
The TOS shall be governed by the laws of the United Kingdom without regard to principles of conflicts of law. If any provision of the TOS is found to be invalid or unenforceable, then that provision will be severed from the TOS and not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Headings are for convenience only and shall not be used to construe the terms of the TOS. The TOS constitutes the entire agreement between TechQuack and you concerning the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior agreements and understandings regarding the same, whether oral or written.