Welcome to Aposbook!
Whether you reside in the “European Union” (EU), “European Economic Area (EEA),” or Switzerland or outside of it, you are entering into an agreement with Aposbook Inc. (“Aposbook Inc.”). We will be the controller of your personal data provided to, or collected by or for, or processed in connection with our Services.
If you have any questions about these Terms, you can contact us at email@example.com.
If you disagree with any part of the terms, you may not use our services.
The contents of the “Platform,” such as text, graphics, images, and other materials created by Aposbook and other materials contained on Aposbook.com (“Content”) that we provide is for personal information and educational purposes only.
We do not provide medical advice. Always seek medical assistance from medical and healthcare experts. Never ignore professional medical advice or delay seeking treatment because of something you have heard about or read on Aposbook.com. The use or reliance of any information contained on this “Platform” is solely at your own risk.
1- Using Our Services
To use our Services, you agree that:
2- Your Account
Therefore, you agree that:
2.1 Account Registration
To register for an account, you must provide your name and email address; otherwise, you cannot use our Services. We will send you a validation link to confirm that the email address is active and belongs to you.
Once you validate your email address, we will activate your account. When you register for an account, we recommend that you use your legal name to prevent fraud and promote authenticity on the platform.
You have the option of choosing an alias or nickname when you register. If you want to discuss something personal, but you do not want to reveal your real name to others, you can choose to post “as anonymous”.
This option will allow you to protect your personal identity and only display your alias. Bear in mind that our members should be authentic and transparent at all times, especially when they choose to post anonymously. Do not abuse this option to promote false information of any kind.
3- Your Content
Our Services allow you to post, link, store, share, and otherwise make available certain information, text, graphics, videos, or other material (“Content”).
You are responsible for the Content you share on our Service. We take no responsibility for, and we do not endorse any of your Content in any way.
By submitting your “Content” to Aposbook, you represent and warrant that you have all rights, power, and authority necessary to grant the rights to your “Content” contained within these Terms. If you post or share “Content” without all necessary rights, you may be held liable for it.
You retain any ownership rights to your Content, but you grant Aposbook a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, transferable, and sublicensable license to use that Content:
- Violate these Terms
- Violate our Editorial Policy
- Create liability for us
You agree that Aposbook may use any feedback you give without compensating you for it.
4- Our License to You
We grant you a personal, non-transferable, non-exclusive, revocable, limited license to use and access the Services. You agree not to misuse our Services in any way.
Our license to you does not give you the right to:
5- Intellectual Property
All of the materials posted on this platform are protected by copyright laws. In the United States, copyright laws are stipulated under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”). We respect the intellectual property rights of others and expect our users to do the same.
If you are not sure that you have the proper permission to share copyrighted content, you should consult a lawyer. We do not provide you with legal advice.
5.1 Our Content
You may not violate Aposbook’s intellectual property or other related rights.
As such, you may NOT:
5.2 Your Content
Also, you may not violate the copyright or intellectual property of other members or third parties on this Platform.
Therefore, always make sure that you:
If your content has been posted on our platform and you have any special attribution requirements that you may find missing or incomplete, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will make sure to attribute your work according to your specifications.
If you believe that any content available on our platform infringes on any copyrighted material that you own or control, you should file a notice and promptly notify us at email@example.com. We will investigate the matter, and if your claims are found to be true, we will remove the content immediately.
When filing a notice, you should provide us with:
If you send us incomplete information, we cannot process your request.
If you have been accused of copyright infringement, we will notify you immediately.
If you believe the claim is false, you have the right to file a counter-notice and contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also contact the person who made a request to take down the material.
If you want to file a counter-notice, you should provide:
You may withdraw a takedown notice at any time. Make sure to provide us with:
6- Links To Other Websites
Aposbook may contain links to third-party websites or services that we do not own or control.
Aposbook has no control over and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites. You acknowledge and agree that Aposbook shall not be responsible or liable, in any way, for anything that occurs when you access content or services available on or through third-party websites.
7- Limitations of Liability
Read this section carefully since it limits the liability of Aposbook to you.
WE ARE PROVIDING YOU THE APOSBOOK PLATFORM AND ITS SERVICES SO YOU CAN CONNECT WITH OTHERS, EXCHANGE KNOWLEDGE, AND SHARE CONTENT ON AN “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. AS SUCH, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, APOSBOOK ALSO EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS RELATED TO MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Therefore, Aposbook makes no warranty that:
If you are not satisfied with our Services, your sole remedy is to stop using Aposbook.
Furthermore, you agree that, to the maximum extent permitted by law, Aposbook will not be liable for any events that are or may be connected to your use or inability to use our platform.
This applies even if we have foreseen the possibility of such damages occurring.
Therefore, we are not responsible for:
Indirect, incidental, consequential, special, or exemplary damages
8. Code Of Conduct
We are a social and professional community, so please be mindful of what you say or do on the platform. Your words and actions might impact others in a way that you may be unaware of, so you should remember to always act in a civil manner.
You might also influence people’s opinions or decisions without knowing it, so you need to always make sure the information you provide on the platform is accurate and true.
When writing a post or comment or uploading a video online, ask yourself if it would be okay for you to say that if you were standing face to face with someone else in real life. If it is not, do not do it.
Keep in mind that when interacting with other members, you may encounter people who have different views, affiliations, or beliefs than you do. Be aware of sensitive, personal topics or matters related to values and beliefs.
Remember that it is okay for people to have opinions different than your own. You might learn something from them. Respecting others is one of the key aspects of a healthy and productive dialogue.
When using the Services, you agree to be trustworthy and:
8.1 Our Values:
You should not abuse the community’s trust and:
C. Expanding Knowledge
We do not want to overwhelm others with large amounts of random information. Users need to bear in mind that each page is a complete “Knowledge Center,” and has a dedicated community forum assigned to it.
As such, we kindly ask you to use the appropriate feedback section when asking questions, commenting on other material, or introducing new topics for discussion.
Therefore, when contributing to community learning, you will:
This will help keep the platform organized and easy to navigate.
To keep the Aposbook community safe, you WILL NOT:
Your account may be suspended or terminated if you do not abide by the “Code of Conduct.”
9. Account Termination
We want Aposbook to be a safe place where people feel welcome. We want to encourage them to express themselves and share their thoughts and ideas with others.
If we determine that you have clearly, seriously, or repeatedly breached our “Terms” or “Policies,” including violating our “Code of Conduct,” we may suspend or permanently disable access to your “Account.”
We may also suspend or disable your “Account” if you repeatedly infringe other people’s intellectual property rights or where we are legally required to do so.
If we disable or terminate your “Account,” we will let you know and explain the options you have to request a review. We can deny your request to activate your Account if it may expose us or others to legal liability, harm our users, and compromise, or interfere with the integrity or operation of any of our services and systems.
We can also deny your request if we have technical restrictions or if we are forbidden from doing so for legal reasons.
If your Account is terminated:
You agree to release, indemnify, and defend Aposbook against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from: (a) your use of the Services, (b) any Content you post or upload, (c) your use of any Content, or (d) your violation of these Terms and Conditions.
In case you have a problem with us or the way we operate, first try to resolve it by contacting or emailing us at email@example.com. If you and Aposbook are unable to resolve the dispute by direct communication, and if you both agree to do so, you or Aposbook may submit any dispute arising out of this Agreement to any court in the country that has jurisdiction over this claim. The court will fully implement the intent and purposes of this agreement.
12. General Terms
- Assignment: Aposbook may assign this Agreement, in whole or in part, in its sole discretion. You may not assign your rights under this Agreement without Aposbook’s prior written permission. Any attempt at doing so will be considered invalid.
- Waiver of Breach: Any failure to enforce any term or condition of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver or a breach of the terms of this Agreement, whether now or in the future.
- Invalidity: If any condition in this Agreement is held or considered to be invalid or unenforceable because it conflicts with legal regulations, it will be modified so that it would be valid and enforceable. If, for any reason, it cannot be changed, you can ask the court to remove the invalid part but still enforce the rest of the Agreement.
- Users outside the United States: Aposbook expressly disclaims any warranty that the Aposbook Platform complies with all applicable laws outside of the United States. If you use the Aposbook Platform in a foreign country, you clearly understand and agree that you are responsible for determining how different laws may apply to you when you use the Aposbook Platform.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. We will give your prior notice on our Services to review the changes. The changes cannot be retroactive, and we determine what constitutes a substantial change at our sole discretion.
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 17, 2020