Terms and Conditions
Acknowledgement of names
This is the official terms and conditions of agreement ("Agreement") between you and smartdefine.org Website (Smart Define).
In this Agreement, the term "Website", "we", "our" or any variations thereof appearing within this agreement includes all websites, web pages and content within Smart Define Website as well as any equivalent, mirror, substitute or back-up websites, as well as our services, features, graphics, publications, correspondence, newsletters and all else that may be deemed to belong to Smart Define Website.
The words "user", "users", or "you" and all other words that may be considered to have a similar meaning, appearing within this Agreement means at any time an individual (or individuals) or any party (or parties) who "use" or "using" the Website at any time by directly or indirectly, with or without the aid of a appliance, device or machine, doing or trying to access, interacting with the Website in any way, transmitting, extracting or exchanging data or communicating with the Website, contributing of any type of content, information or other materials, or in any way using, obtaining benefits, interacting with any function, service or feature of the Website, for any purpose altogether.
AcceptanceThe terms and conditions regarding your use of Smart Define constitute a legally binding agreement between you and Smart Define.
By using this Website, you acknowledge, understand and signify your agreement to these terms and conditions and Smart Define Website's Privacy Statement. If you do not agree to any of these Terms and Conditions or the Privacy Statement, please do not use Smart Define. This Agreement will stay in its full force and effect as long as you use Smart Define and in the event of cancellation of your account or service provided, you will still be confined by your obligations under this Agreement and the Privacy Statement, including any compensation, warranties and limitations of liability.
Smart Define's Terms and Conditions, and any rights and licenses granted under these Terms and Conditions, may not be transferred, designated, ascribed or assigned by you, but may be transferred, designated, ascribed or assigned by Smart Define without limitation or restriction.
Smart Define retains sole rights to alter or revise these Terms and Conditions and policies from time to time without any notice given to you, and you agree to be bound by such amendments or changes. Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits. This is the entire and exclusive Agreement between you and us regarding use of the Website. Smart Define Website may contain links to third party websites that are not owned, related or controlled by Smart Define.
Additionally, Smart Define assumes no accountability or responsibility for content censoring and editing, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. By using the Website, you expressly relieve Smart Define from any and all liabilities that may arise from your use of any third-party website.
This Website is offered for use only to users 18 years of age or older as there are certain areas of the Website that contain mature or adult content. By using or attempting to use Smart Define, you certify that you comply with age requirements of the Website. Please discontinue using Smart Define immediately if you are not yet 18 years old or if you are a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the United States or other country's, state's or territory's applicable jurisdiction.
General Use of the WebsiteYou agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell or exploit the Website's content for any commercial use, whether or not for financial or any other form of compensation, unless you have the prior written permission and authorization of Smart Define. Examples of interdicted commercial use of the Website include, but not limited to, any of the following actions without Smart Define's prior written permission and authorization:
Use of the Website for gaining of advertising or subscription revenue;
Sale of content targeted advertising on Smart Define's website;
Sale of admittance or access to the Website;
And any use of the Website that Smart Define unanimously finds to utilize Smart Define's resources with the consequence of competing with or displacing the market for Smart Define in any way.
You consent not to use the Website in any manner that affects negatively on us, in a way that will adversely reflect on our goodwill, name, reputation or cause discomfort to us or discourage any person or enterprise from using, linking, advertising or becoming a supplier with the Website.
You agree not to use any automized systems, including but not limited to "robots" or "spiders" that access the Website in a way that sends more request messages to the Website servers in a set period of time than a human can acceptably produce in the same period of time by using a conventional on-line web browser. However, this restriction does not extend to public search engines "robots" or "spiders" to copy Website's materials for the purpose of creation of publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. Smart Define retains the right to recall this exception either generally or in specific cases.
You agree not to be involved in the transmission or distribution of any kind of unsolicited messages, such as, but not limited to, chain letters, junk e-mails or spam.
You agree not to be involved in the transmission, distribution or uploading of any materials or programs that may contain spiteful or vindictive code, such as, but not limited to, viruses, timebombs, cancelbots, worms, trojan horses and spyware.
Smart Define reserves the sole right to cease, sever, discontinue or make unavailable, temporarily or permanently, any part, function, feature or aspect of the Website at any time and without notice, and carries no liability for exercising this right.
You agree that your use of the Smart Define website shall be at your sole risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Smart Define, its officers, directors, employees and agents disclaim all warranties, express or implied, and are not responsible for any direct or indirect losses, personal injury or property damages, claims, liabilities or problems that may be incurred during your involvement with Smart Define, submissions made to the Website, or any other actions performed on the Website. You agree that any cause of action arising of or related to the Smart Define website must commence within one year after the cause of action accrues, otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.
As a result of your use of the Website you may communicate with, receive communications from, be re-directed to, interact with, deal with or participate in or use the services or obtain goods and services of or from, third parties such as our advertisers, sponsors, or promotional partners. All such interaction, correspondence, communication or participation in promotions including your use of URLs or hyperlinks referenced or included anywhere on the Website or any other form of link, payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings is exclusively between you and third parties. You agree that Smart Define shall not be accountable, answerable, 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 Website.
Content Regulations on the WebsiteAdditionally to general use conditions and restrictions, following conditions and restrictions apply specifically to your use of content on Smart Define.
All content of the Website, including but not limited to, software, design, logo, images, text, illustrations, trademarks, trade names, artwork, graphics, other materials, personally identifiable information and copyrightable or otherwise protectable elements of the Website are property of the respective owners and are protected under the copyright, patent, or any other law(s), regulations or treaties whether local, state, federal, or otherwise. You must not change, remove or conceal any copyright or other notifications contained on the Website, including but not limited to, notifications on any material you broadcast, circulate, publish, distribute, display, transmit, print, download or reproduce from Smart Define without prior written permission and authorization of respective owner. You agree not to interfere with security and related its features of the Website.
You may use user comments, publications and submissions only for your information and personal use as implied through the normal operation and functionality of the Website and they may not be copied, used, reproduced, distributed, broadcasted, displayed, transmitted, sold, licensed, downloaded or exploited in any other way, either commercial or non-commercial, not intended by normal operation or functionality of the Website or prohibited in this Website's Terms and Conditions. User publications or submissions could only be of non-commercial nature and you may not post publications or submissions in any manner that does or is intended to promote or generate revenue for any business enterprise or commercial activity.
Smart Define is not responsible for the quality, completeness, accuracy, safety, usefulness, intellectual property rights and validity of user comments, publications and submissions within this Website. Furthermore, inaccurate data, errors, or missing data is possible. The Website takes great efforts to provide accurate information; this Website makes no guarantees that the information anywhere on or within the Website is entirely accurate, complete, or holds any validity whatsoever. The judgment of these factors should be made solely by the user.
You acknowledge that the content may be deemed offensive, objectionable or indecent but agree not to hold the Website responsible for any or all liability in connection with use of publications or submissions. Smart Define reserves the right to temporarily remove or delete completely from the Website's search results pages any material published or submitted by users without prior notice. Furthermore, you acknowledge that the content within the Website do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of this Website.
You shall be solely responsible for ensuring that no material submitted or published to this Website by you violates or breaches, in any way, Terms and Conditions of this Agreement, trademark, copyright, patent, any other law(s) or subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights whether local, state, federal, or otherwise, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant Smart Define all of the license rights granted herein, and you will be solely responsible for any consequences of posting or publishing any materials on Smart Define.
You grant Smart Define a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, transferable license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display user publications or submissions for any purpose, in any way, in any media worldwide. Your user publications or submissions automatically become the property of Smart Define without any obligation of Smart Define to you and you are not entitled to any indemnification or payment of any kind from Smart Define under any circumstances.
Additionally, you grant each user of Smart Define a non-exclusive license to access your user publications and submissions through the Website and use it in any way as permitted through functionality of the Website and under these Terms and Conditions. You agree that Smart Define may keep copies of user publications or submissions that have been temporarily removed or permanently deleted. You agree that Smart Define has no liability for the removal, deletion or failure to store to any user publications or submissions.
You agree that all correspondence and newsletter(s) released and distributed by Smart Define are a privilege and not a right for a user. We reserve the right to remove, withdraw or prohibit a user from our correspondence and newsletter(s) at any time without prior notice.
Copyright or Intellectual Property InfringementIf you believe that any user publications, submissions or other content on Smart Define infringes upon your copyrights or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please notify Smart Define in writing with the following information, pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act:
an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
identification and description and location of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property, reasonably sufficient to locate the material, that you claim to have been infringed;
your contact information, such as an address, telephone number and e-mail address;
a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law;
and a statement by you, made under penalty or perjury, that the above information in the notification is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.
Please note that only Digital Millennium Copyright Act notices should go to our Copyright Agent by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, any other feedback, comments, requests for technical support, and other communications should be directed to Smart Define customer service by email: email@example.com. You understand and agree that if you fail to comply with all of the requirements of Section 5(D) of Digital Millennium Copyright Act then your notice may not be valid and we may refuse to act upon it.
Content syndicationWe authorize the syndication and republication of a reasonable amount (as deemed reasonable by our employees, typically not more than sixty (60) unique items, articles, definitions, or abbreviations) of the content, providing that some form of credit is given to respective owners when such content appears in written or electronic publications, community newsletters, or journals.
Credit, as mentioned above, should include at least the title of source and URL (for offline media) or do-follow link (for online media).
- A sample credit line for offline media:
Source: Smart Define, www.smartdefine.org
- A sample HTML code for online media:
Source: <a href="http://www.smartdefine.org">Smart Define</a>
NewslettersYou acknowledge that all newsletter(s) released and distributed by Smart Define are a privilege and not a right. We reserve the right to remove, refuse, or ban a user from our newsletter(s) at any time without prior notice.
Your acknowledgement and full acceptance of Smart Define's terms and conditions is given by subscribing and maintaining a subscription to any or all of our newsletters.
You acknowledge that, as with the Smart Define Website, the views, opinions, and documents, such as newsletter articles or the entire newsletter itself, given do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of this Website. Many items on this site are written by other parties.
You acknowledge that, as with the Smart Define Website, you will hold harmless this site from any losses (including attorney fees), damages, claims, liabilities, or problems that may occur during your involvement with this site, submissions made to this site, dealings with others on this site, or any other actions performed on this site that may result in loss.
You acknowledge that, despite a newsletter being a different form of electronic content than a Website, all other terms and conditions stated within this page or other policies of Smart Define apply to newsletters or other forms of content.