Terms & Conditions of Use
Before using this site, please read the terms and conditions of use carefully.
Acceptance of Agreement
You agree to the terms and conditions outlined in this Terms and Conditions of use Agreement (Agreement) with respect to our site (the Site). This Agreement constitutes the entire and only agreement between us and you, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties and understandings with respect to the Site, the content of the Site, and the subject matter of this Agreement. This Agreement may be amended by us at any time and at any frequency without specific notice to you. The latest Agreement will be posted on the Site, and you should review this Agreement prior to using the Site.
The content, organization, graphics, design, and other matters related to the Site are protected under applicable copyrights and other proprietary laws, including but not limited to intellectual property laws. The copying, reproduction, use, modification or publication by you of any such matters or any part of the Site is strictly prohibited, without our express prior written permission.
Deleting and Modification. We reserve the right in our sole discretion, without any obligation and without any notice requirement to you, to edit or delete any documents, information or other content appearing on the Site, including this Agreement.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us, our officers, our share holders, our partners, attorneys and employees harmless from any and all liability, loss, damages, claim and expense, including reasonable attorney’s fees, related to your violation of this Agreement or use of the Site.
THE CONTENT FOUND ON THE SITE, OR LISTED THROUGH THE SITE, IS PROVIDED “AS-IS,” “AS AVAILABLE,” AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARE DISCLAIMED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE DISCLAIMER OF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THIS SITE AND ANY WEBSITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED. THE INFORMATION AND SERVICES MAY CONTAIN BUGS, ERRORS, PROBLEMS OR OTHER LIMITATIONS. WE HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR YOUR USE OF ANY INFORMATION OR SERVICE. IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT AS A LIMITATION, WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF MONEY, LITIGATION, OR THE LIKE), WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, NEGLIGENCE, PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE NEGATION OF DAMAGES SET FORTH ABOVE ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF THE BASIS OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN US AND YOU THE USER. THIS SITE AND THE INFORMATION WOULD NOT BE PROVIDED WITHOUT SUCH LIMITATIONS. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US THROUGH THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT. THE INFORMATION AND ALL OTHER MATERIALS ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED FOR GENERAL INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY AND DO NOT CONSTITUTE PROFESSIONAL ADVICE. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY AND COMPLETENESS OF ALL INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE OR ANY WEBSITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED.
All responsibility or liability for any damages caused by viruses contained within the electronic file containing the form or document is disclaimed. We will not be liable to you for any incidental, special or consequential damages of any kind that may result from use of or inability to use the site.
The information on this website does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of KontraPlan. Neither should any suggestions or advice contained on this website be relied upon in place of professional advice. You are responsible for checking the accuracy of relevant facts and opinions given on this website before entering into any commitment based upon them.
All rules, terms and conditions, other policies (including privacy policies) and operating procedures of third-party linked websites will apply to you while on such websites. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions express in such Websites, and such Websites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by us. Inclusion of any linked Website on our Site does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked Website by us. This Site and the third-party linked websites are independent entities and neither party has authority to make any representations or commitments on behalf of the other. If you decide to leave our Site and access these third-party linked sites, you do so at your own risk.
KontraPlan.com contains material which is not necessarily owned by/ or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to extensive daily new stories and reviews in reference with art, architecture, design, travel, fashion, interviews etc .
Some pictures, video, and quotes are taken from various sources around the internet and we have no rights to anything unless specified otherwise. If we have posted something of yours and you would like it taken down, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or Partner with us and we will feature your web site/blog as Our Fav’s.
Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions. All trade marks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are acknowledged on the website. Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence. This website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s), nor have we any responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
All suggestions, ideas, notes, concepts and other information you may send to us (collectively, “Submissions”) shall be used to us in perpetuity and/or according to any detailed specific agreement and will not be subject to any obligation of confidence on our part. We shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Submissions for any purpose, unless otherwise specified in any other agreement, without compensation to the provider of the Submissions. Such use will by no means infringe on any property/ trade mark/ intellectual property rights.
You agree not to use this website:
• in such a way so as to remove the copyright or trade mark notice(s) from any copies of any material made in accordance with these terms;
• to disseminate any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation;
• to disseminate any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, damage, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; or in any way that might infringe third party rights or that might bring KontraPlan or into disrepute
If you send any text, images, audio or other content to this website you accept that we shall have the right to use that content in perpetuity unrestricted and/or according to any detailed specific agreement, throughout the world, in all known and discovered mediums and for all purposes and we shall have the right to make it available to the public on this website and otherwise. All material must comply with the rules, set out below. We may require you to confirm the rights granted in this paragraph and where requested to do so you shall provide all reasonable assistance to us.
Rules of Acceptable Use
Reader Response and any pages of the website where you are capable of posting material are provided for the exchange of lawful, relevant, fair and appropriate information, opinions and comment. Use of the website that is inconsistent with those stated intentions is strictly prohibited. Your use of these forums and the website generally is subject to the following terms which, by your use of the forums and the website, you are deemed to accept (and which amount to a non-exhaustive list of prohibited acts).
• You may not use obscene or offensive language.
• You may not place on the website any material which is defamatory, abusive, discriminatory or hateful or which applauds, encourages or entices abuse, discrimination or hate.
• You may not post any material on the website which compromises the privacy or security of anyone other than yourself.
• You may not place on the website any material which may encourage criminal conduct or which may give rise to civil liability, or which is otherwise unlawful.
• You may not place on the site any material belonging to any person other than yourself without the prior written consent of the owner of it. In case the content of any of your posts, comments and reviews originates from a design related website or blog other than “KontraPlan”, you must provide us with the link of the source. We hold the rights to delete your post/comment/story, in the case you do not provide us with the link of the source, as mentioned above.
Removal of content.
We will not view or edit or pre-screen any contribution that you or anyone else make to the forums or to the website generally and therefore, unless we are specifically notified of the nature of any item of content, you cannot assume that we are responsible for having made it available on the website. We, and others that we designate, shall have the right (but not the obligation) at our sole discretion to refuse or remove any content that is posted to, or available on, the forums or the website without the need to give any reasons for doing so.
• You may not place on the website any material that authorises, enables or encourages the dissemination of junk mail or chain letters.
• You grant KontraPlan the unrestricted right to use, reproduce, translate and distribute any material you place on the site, publish it in whole or part of it.
• Whilst we do not pre-screen submissions placed on our online forums, we do have the right but not the obligation at our sole discretion to publish in whole or in part, review, move or delete any material submitted to our online forums.
• KontraPlan accepts no responsibility for any statements, material or other submissions placed on our online forums by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage resulting from your breach of these Rules of Acceptable Use.
Content objections. If you object to the publication of any material placed on our online forums (or anywhere else on this website) please let us know by sending an appropriately worded email to magazine@KontraPlan.com and we will take whatever action we deem appropriate.
Competition terms and conditions. Trade marks/ patens found on this website are fully protected by the Trade mark law.
Severability .In the event that any term of these Terms & Conditions of Use is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of these Terms & Conditions of Use shall remain valid and enforceable.
Variation of these Terms & Conditions of Use. KontraPlan reserves the right to vary these Terms & Conditions of Use from time to time. Such variations become effective immediately upon the posting of the varied Terms & Conditions of Use on the website. By continuing to use the website you will be deemed to accept such variations.
Privacy. In case you have to provide us with personal data of your own ( e.g. your e-mail account) and for specific reasons ( e.g. newsletter subscription etc., passwords or registration), such data will remain private and personal and they will not be distributed to other third parties ( personal data protection).
Nudity. In the case that a piece of art submitted to us exposes nude material, that is naked parts of the human body ( e.g. sculptures/ paintings) we strongly recommend you to make use of parental control. Since nudity, however, may have an aesthetic result, we will not reject such submissions, unless the article 13 of this agreement is breached.
When you wish to receive or use services on this website, such as newsletters, prize draws, uploading your work, and KontraPlan members, you will be asked to submit personal information such as your name and email address.
By entering the details in the forms, you enable KontraPlan and its service providers to provide you with the services you select.
When you visit KontraPlan.com, the pages you see are downloaded to your computer, along with a text file which is called a cookie. Each website on the internet can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a web site to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.
1. It enables us to personalise parts of the site for your visit, for example looking at when you are logged in
If you have set your computer to reject cookies you can still browse KontraPlan anonymously, however you will not be able to register with the site, and your experience of interactive elements of the site may be affected.
Some of our advertisers occasionally serve you cookies as well. We do not have control over cookies placed by advertisers.
Use and Storage of Information
When you supply any personal information to KontraPlan (e.g. for membership, submissions to certain sections and prize draws) we have legal obligations towards you in the way we use those data. We must collect the information fairly, that is, we must explain how we will use it (see the notices on particular webpages that let you know why we are requesting the information) and tell you if we want to pass the information on to anyone else.
In general, any information you provide to KontraPlan will only be used within KontraPlan and by its agents and service providers. Your information will be disclosed where we are obliged or permitted by law. Also, if you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on or to KontraPlan, we can use whatever information that is available about you to stop such behaviour. This may involve informing relevant third parties such as your employer, school, e-mail/Internet provider and law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour.
We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as you use the service you have requested, and remove it in the event that the purpose has been met, or, in the case of KontraPlan.com membership you no longer wish to continue your registration as a KontraPlan member. For safety reasons, however, we may store messaging transcript data (including message content, member names, times and dates) arising from the use of KontraPlan. Where personal information is held for people who are not yet registered but have taken part in other KontraPlan services (e.g. email notifications), that information will be held as long as is necessary to ensure that the service is run smoothly. We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, in accordance with the Data Protection acts and laws.
Access to your personal information
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information KontraPlan holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. (We charge Eur 15 for information requests.) Please address requests to: email@example.com).
If you are aged 16 or under, please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide personal information to the KontraPlan website. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.
KontraPlan.com reserves the right to amend this Privacy Statement same as the complete Terms & Conditions at any time without notice, and only the current Privacy Statement may be deemed effective. Regardless of later updates or changes to our privacy notice, we will never use the information you submit under our current privacy notice in a new way without first providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prevent that use.
This notice was last updated on May 8th 2011 and is deemed effective as of this date.
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