1. Basic Terms
The ‘Administration’ is understood as CNNCT in the Terms and other special documents posted on the resources of the Service.
The ‘Room’ means a specially designed virtual space provided by the Service, where Users communicate, publish and distribute Content in accordance with the Terms.
The ‘Content’ means text, graphics, images, music, software, audio, video, works of authorship of any kind, and information or other materials posted, generated, provided or otherwise made available through the Services, as well as their collections and ratings.
The ‘User Content’ means any Content provided or imported by Users to be made available through the Services.
The ‘User’ is a person who has registered in the Service in accordance with the Terms, who has reached the age allowed in accordance with current legislation to accept the Terms, and who has the appropriate powers.
You may use the Services only if you can form a binding contract with CNNCT and are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the Republic of Cyprus or other applicable jurisdiction. If you are accepting these Terms and using the Services on behalf of a company, organization, government, or other legal entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to do so. You may use the Service only in compliance with these Terms and all applicable local, state, national, and international laws, rules and regulations.
1.3. Agreement to Terms
Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. By accessing or using the Services you agree to be bound by these Terms. The Services that CNNCT provides are always evolving and the form and nature of the Services may change from time to time without prior notice to you. In addition, CNNCT may stop (permanently or temporarily) providing the Services (or any features within the Services) to you or to users generally and may not be able to provide you with prior notice. We also retain the right to create limits on use and storage at our sole discretion at any time without prior notice to you.
If you wish to use the Services you must introduce yourself to the Service. It's important that you provide us with accurate, and current information and you agree to update this information, as necessary to keep it accurate, and current.
Users should use their real name so that other users can be sure who they are communicating with. Users should provide the name that it appears on in the User identification documents. Diminutive forms of the name are acceptable. In some cases, instead of the real name, the one by which the User is widely known in the society can be used. However, each such case will be considered separately by the Administration. It is not allowed to mix symbols of different languages in the name, add titles (for example, professional titles), and punctuation marks, as well as use offensive and obscene vocabulary.
The User's profile photo should show the User himself. The photo should accurately reflect and resemble the User. It should be a close-up image, with the head and shoulders and clearly visible face. The quality of the photo should be sufficient to recognize and identify the User.
It is prohibited to use a profile photo that represents the User as another person, has a sexual nature or violates the requirements of section 7 of the Terms.
If you don't, we might have to suspend or terminate your account.
1.5. Data Charges
You acknowledge that data charges may be incurred through your use of the Application and you agree that you are responsible for any and all such charges that may be charged to you and that CNNCT shall have no liability to you with respect to such charges.
2. Creating and using Rooms
The Service is a social network that helps doers connect with each other in our virtual rooms specially designed to increase emotional engagement.
The User has the right to create Rooms for the purpose of posting User Content and inform other Users about any events, organizations, and other materials (Objects of discussion), and/or organize discussions about them with other Users. In the process of discussion of Discussion Objects, the Users are obliged to comply with the current legislation, as well as to post only such information that corresponds to generally recognized ethical standards and moral principles.
When creating and administering Rooms, the User confirms that he/she acts legally, has all the necessary rights and does not through his/her actions, violate the legitimate rights and interests of third parties and the current legislation, including the rights to the results of intellectual activity. The User is solely responsible for conducting commercial transactions to transfer the right to manage the Room. Such trading operations must fully comply with the current legislation and should be carried out by the User at his own risk.
In the Room, including its description, albums, news, discussions, surveys, audio recordings, video recordings, it is not allowed to publish Content in whole or in any part of it without the prior permission of the copyright holder. The User who administers the Room is obliged to independently monitor and prevent actions that do not comply with the Terms, and, if necessary, block Users who violate the Terms from accessing the Room using the functionality of the Service.
When creating a Room, access is subject to a paid subscription, the Service shall provide services for technical access to the Room on a paid basis. Payment for the Service is made at the same time as payment for the subscription.
3. Content On the Services
All Content, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person who originated such Content. We may, but are not required to monitor or control the Content posted via the Services and we cannot take responsibility for such Content. Any use or reliance on any Content or materials posted via the Services or obtained by you through the Services is at your own risk.
We do not endorse, support, represent or guarantee the completeness, truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any Content or communications posted through the Services or endorse any opinions expressed through the Services. You understand that by using the Services, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, harmful, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate, or in some cases, postings that are mislabeled or otherwise misleading. Under no circumstances will CNNCT be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or for damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available or distributed elsewhere through the Services
4. Your Data
5. Rights in the Services and Content
All intellectual property objects posted and distributed through the Service, including design elements, text, graphics, illustrations, videos, music, sounds and others, as well as their collections, are objects of the exclusive rights of the Users hosting them, the Service and other copyright holders, all rights to these objects are protected.
CNNCT does not claim any ownership rights in any User Content. You retain your rights in all User Content you submit, post or display on or through the Services. Subject to your ownership of your User Content, all right, title, and interest to the Services and Content are and will remain the exclusive property of CNNCT and its licensors (including other Users). The Services are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of both the Republic of Cyprus and other countries. CNNCT reserves all rights not expressly granted in these Terms.
5.2. Rights in Content Granted by You
User grants CNNCT a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display and distribute Content posted through the Service and legally owned by User for the purpose of operating the Service by the Administration to the extent, according to the functionality and architecture of the Service.
Under this license the Service is also granted the right to display User Content in the promotional materials of CNNCT, including images of the Service interface, screenshots and recordings of users video-session in the Service, including by bringing such promotional materials to the public.
This non-exclusive right is granted for the period of Content placement on the Service. The expiry of the period of placement of the content on the Service and/or the validity period of the non-exclusive right does not entail the need to withdraw the Service's promotional materials based on User Content from (including their removal from the Internet). The Administration has the right to transfer the rights specified in this paragraph to third parties.
We may modify or adapt your Content to transmit, display or distribute it over computer networks and in various media and/or make changes to your Content as necessary to conform such Content to the requirements or limitations of networks, devices, services or media.
You are responsible for your use of the Services, for any User Content you provide, and for any consequences that may arise, including use of your User Content by other Users with whom you interact through the Service. You should only provide User Content you to wish to share with others in accordance with these Terms. CNNCT is not responsible or liable for CNNCT's use of your User Content in accordance with these Terms. You represent and warrant that you have all rights, power and authority necessary to grant the rights granted herein to any and all submissions made by that you User Content . You further represent and warrant that neither your User Content, nor your use and provision of your User Content to be made available through the Services, nor CNNCT's use of your User Content in or through the Services will infringe, misappropriate, or violate the intellectual property rights of any third party, the rights of any third party or the rights of publicity or privacy, or result in a violation of any applicable law or regulation.
5.3. Rights in Content Granted by CNNCT
Subject to your compliance with these Terms, CNNCT grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and view Content posted by other users through the Services solely in connection with your permitted use of the Services and solely for your personal and non-commercial purposes.
5.4. Intellectual Property
These Terms do not transfer from CNNCT to you any CNNCT or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with CNNCT. CNNCT, connect.club, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with CNNCT, or the Websites are trademarks or registered trademarks of CNNCT or CNNCT's licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Websites may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Websites grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any CNNCT or third-party trademarks.
You acknowledge and agree that any feedback, comments, or suggestions you make regarding CNNCT, or the Services are entirely voluntary and that we are free to use such feedback, comments or suggestions as we see fit and without any obligation to you.
6. CNNCT Rights
6.1. Rights in App Granted by CNNCT
Subject to your compliance with these Terms, CNNCT grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable license to download and install one copy of the App on a mobile device or computer that you own or control and to run such copy of the App solely for your own personal, non-commercial use . You may not copy the App, unless you make a reasonable number of copies for backup or archival purposes. Unless expressly permitted in these Terms, you may not: (i) copy, modify or create derivative works based on the App; (ii) distribute, transfer, sublicense, lease, lend or rent the App to any third party; (iii) reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble the App; or (iv) make the functionality of the App available to multiple users in any manner . CNNCT reserves all rights in the App not expressly granted to you under these Terms.
6.2. Additional Terms for App Store Apps
If you accessed or downloaded the App through Apple App Store, you agree to use the App only: (i) on an Apple-branded product or device running iOS (Apple's proprietary operating system software); and (ii) as permitted by the "Usage Rules" set forth in the Apple Store Terms of Service.
If you accessed or downloaded the App from any app store or distribution platform (like the Apple App Store or Google Play) (each, an "App Provider"), then you acknowledge and agree that:
These Terms are concluded between you and CNNCT, and not with App Provider, and that, as between CNNCT and the App Provider, CNNCT, is solely responsible for the App.
App Provider has no obligation to furnish any maintenance and support services with respect to the App.
In the event of any failure of the App to conform to any applicable warranty, you may notify App Provider and App Provider will refund the purchase price for the App to you (if applicable) and, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, App Provider will have no other warranty obligation whatsoever with respect to the App. Any other claims, losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses attributable to any failure of an App to conform to any warranty will be the sole responsibility of CNNCT.
App Provider is not responsible for addressing any claims you have or any claims of any third party relating to the App or your possession and use of the App, including, but not limited to: (i) product liability claims; (ii) any claim that the App fails to conform to any applicable legal or regulatory requirement; and (iii) claims arising under consumer protection or similar legislation.
In the event of any third-party claim that the App or your possession and use of the App infringes that third party's intellectual property rights, CNNCT will be solely responsible for the investigation, defense, settlement and discharge of any such intellectual property infringement claim to the extent required by these Terms.
App Provider and its subsidiaries are third-party beneficiaries of these Terms with respect to your license to the App, and that, upon your acceptance of the terms and conditions of these Terms, App Provider shall have the right (and be deemed to have accepted the right) to enforce these Terms as related to your license of the App against you as a third party beneficiary with respect to your license to the App.
You must also comply with all applicable third-party terms of service when using the App.
7. Rules of the Service
While accessing or using the Services, the User undertakes to:
- comply with the provisions of current legislation in force and of these terms and conditions;
- provide reliable, complete and up-to-date data during registration, monitor their relevance;
- inform the Administration about unauthorized access and / or use of the User's account;
- do not grant access to other Users to your account or to the information contained on it if this could lead to a violation of current legislation and/or these Terms and Conditions;
- not to publish information and Discussion Objects (including links to them) that could violate the rights and interests of others;
- pre-evaluate the legality of information and Objects of discussion (including, but not limited to, images of other people, texts of other people with various contents, audio recordings and videos) before posting them.
It is recommended to refrain from carrying out some actions, If there are doubts about the legality of carrying out such actions, including publishing information or providing access.
It is prohibited while using or accessing the Service:
- to register as a User on behalf of or instead of another person. At the same time, it is possible to register on behalf of another individual or legal entity, provided that the necessary powers are obtained in accordance with the current legislation;
- to mislead Users about their identity by using the access to the account of another registered User;
- falsify information about yourself, your relationships with other persons or organizations;
to upload, store, publish, distribute and provide access to or otherwise use any information that:
- contains threats, calls for violence, including hidden ones, approval and encouragement of violent actions, discredits, insults, discredits the honor and dignity or business reputation, insults or violates the privacy of other Users or third parties;
- violates the rights of minors;
- contains pornographic images and texts or scenes of a sexual nature involving minors;
- contains scenes of cruelty to animals;
- contains a description of the means and methods of suicide, any incitement to commit it;
- promotes and / or promotes incitement to racial, religious, or ethnic hatred or enmity, on the grounds of attribution to a certain gender, orientation, as well as other individual characteristics and characteristics of a person (including issues of his health);
- contains extremist materials;
- promotes criminal acts or contains tips, instructions or guidelines for committing criminal acts;
- contains restricted access information, including, but not limited to, state and commercial secrets, information about the private lives of third parties;
- contains advertising or describes the attractiveness of the use of narcotic substances, information on the distribution of drugs, recipes for their manufacture and tips for use;
- and also violates other rights and interests of citizens and legal entities or the requirements of the current legislation
- to illegally upload, store, publish, distribute and provide access or otherwise use the intellectual property of third parties;
- use the software and perform actions aimed at disrupting the normal functioning of the Service or User accounts;
- carry out illegal collection and processing of personal data of other persons.
The User is personally responsible for any information that he places in the Rooms, informs other Users, and for all interactions User has with other Users carried out at his own risk.
If the User does not agree with the Terms or it’s updates, the User is obliged to refuse to use the Service and to inform the Service about it according to the established procedure.
We reserve the right at all times (but are not obligated ) to remove or refuse to distribute any User Content from the Services and to suspend or terminate Users or reclaim usernames without liability to you.
8. DMCA/Copyright Policy
CNNCT respects copyright law and expects its Users to do the same. It is CNNCT's policy to terminate in appropriate circumstances Users who repeatedly infringe or are believed to be repeatedly infringing the rights of copyright holders.
8.1. Termination of copyright infringing users
If you believe that material located on or linked to by CNNCT violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify CNNCT pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") by providing CNNCT with the following information (see 17 U.S.C 512(c)(3) for further detail) in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. CNNCT will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. CNNCT will terminate a visitor's access to and use of the Websites if, under appropriate circumstances, the visitor is determined to be a repeat infringer of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of CNNCT or others. In the case of such termination, CNNCT will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to CNNCT.
9. Ending These Terms
The Terms will continue to apply until terminated by either you or CNNCT as follows. You may terminate your legal agreement with CNNCT at any time and for any reason by deactivating your account and discontinuing use of the Services. To deactivate your account, please contact us: email@example.com. If applicable, you will have the option to (i) opt-out of receiving communications from us, or (ii) remove your personal information from our records.
We may suspend or terminate your account or cease providing you with all or part of the Services at any time for any reason, including, but not limited to, if we reasonably believe that : (i) you have breached these Terms, (ii) you create risk or potential legal exposure to us; or (iii) our provision of the Services to you is no longer commercially viable. We will endeavor to notify you by contact information associated with your account or through the Services the next time you attempt to access your account. In all such cases, the Terms will terminate, including, without limitation, your license to use the Services, except that the following sections will continue to apply: 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13.
This Section does not affect CNNCT's rights to modify , limit or discontinue providing the Services without notice, as provided above in Section 1 above ("Basic Terms").
You will indemnify and hold harmless CNNCT and its officers, directors, employee and agents, from and against any claims, disputes, demands, liabilities, damages, losses, and costs and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accountants fees arising out of or in any way connected with (i) your access to or use of the Services or Content, (ii) your User Content, or (iii) your violation of these Terms.
When you purchase paid services offered by us , whether on a one-time basis or as part of a subscription, you consent to CNNCT or our contracted service provider storing your payment card information. You also agree to pay the applicable fees for the Subscription Services when due plus all related taxes. You may cancel your subscription from time to time.
12. Disclaimers And Limitations Of Liability
Please read this section carefully since it limits the liability of CNNCT and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, partners, and licensors (collectively, the "CNNCT Entities"). Each of the subsections below applies only to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or the limitation of liability in contracts, so the contents of this section may not apply to you. Nothing in this section is intended to limit your rights that cannot be lawfully limited.
12.1. The Services are Available "AS-IS"
Your access to and use of the Services and your use of any Content is at your own risk. You understand and agree that the Services are provided to you on the basis of "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE". Without limiting the foregoing, CNNCT ENTITIES DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
The CNNCT Entities make no warranty and disclaim all responsibility and liability for: (i) the completeness, accuracy, availability, timeliness, security or reliability of the Services or any Content; (ii) any harm to your computer system, loss of data, or other harm resulting from your access to or use of the Services, or any Content (including without limitation any unlawful use of the Services); (iii) the deletion of, or failure to store or transmit, any Content and other communications maintained by the Services; (iv) whether the Services will meet your requirements or be uninterrupted, secure, or error-free basis. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from the CNNCT Entities or through the Services, shall create any warranty not expressly made herein.
The Services may contain links to third-party websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible or liable for: (i) the availability or accuracy of such websites or resources; or (ii) the content, products, or services on or available from such websites or resources. Links to such websites or resources do not imply that t CNNCT Entities endorses such websites or resources or the content, products, or services available on such websites or resources. You acknowledge sole responsibility for your use of such websites or resources and assume all risk arising from your use of such websites or resources.
12.3. Limitation of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE CNNCT ENTITIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS OR REVENUES, WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, OR ANY LOSS OF DATA, USE, GOOD-WILL, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, RESULTING FROM (i) YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICES; (ii) ANY CONDUCT OR CONTENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD PARTIES; (iii) ANY CONTENT OBTAINED FROM THE SERVICES; OR (iv) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, USE OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR CONTENT.
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF THE CNNCT ENTITIES EXCEED THE GREATER OF ONE HUNDRED U.S. DOLLARS (U.S. $100.00) OR THE AMOUNT YOU PAID CNNCT, IF ANY, IN THE PAST SIX MONTHS FOR THE SERVICES GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM. THE LIMITATIONS OF THIS SUBSECTION SHALL APPLY TO ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, STATUTE, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE CNNCT ENTITIES HAVE BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGE, AND EVEN IF A REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
13. Dispute Resolution
13.1. Governing Law
These Terms and all actions relating thereto shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of Cyprus without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
13.2. Agreement to Arbitrate
You and CNNCT agree that any dispute, claim or controversy arising out of or relating to these Terms or the breach, termination, enforcement, interpretation or validity thereof or the use of the Services or Content (collectively, "Disputes") shall be settled by binding arbitration, except that either party reserves the right: (i) bring an individual action in small claims court (a "Small Claims Action") and (ii) seek injunctive or other equitable relief in a court of competent jurisdiction to prevent the actual or threatened infringement, misappropriation or violation of a party's copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents or other intellectual property rights (an "IP Protection Action"). The exclusive jurisdiction and venue for all IP Protection Action shall be the state and federal courts located in the Northern District of California and each of the Parties waives any objection to jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Unless you timely provide CNNCT with an Arbitration Opt-out Notice (as defined below in the Section titled "Your Choices"), you acknowledge and agree that you and CNNCT are each waive the right to a trial by jury or to participate as a plaintiff or class member in any purported class action or representative proceeding. Unless you and CNNCT otherwise agree in writing, the arbitrator may not consolidate the claims of more than one person or otherwise preside over any form of class or representative proceeding. If this specific paragraph is held to be unenforceable, the entire section "Dispute Resolution" shall be declared invalid . Subject to the provisions of the preceding sentence, this section "Dispute Resolution" section survives any termination hereof.
Notwithstanding the provisions of the "General Terms" section below regarding changes to these Terms, if CNNCT changes this section "Dispute Resolution" after the date you first accepted these Terms (or accepted subsequent changes to these Terms), you may reject such change by sending us written notice (including by email to firstname.lastname@example.org) within 30 days of the date such change became effective, as indicated in the "Last Updated" date above or in the date of the email from CNNCT to you notifying you of such change. By rejecting an amendment , you agree that you will arbitrate all disputes between you and CNNCT in accordance with the terms of this section "Dispute Resolution" from the date you first accepted these Terms (or accepted subsequent amendments to these Terms).
13.4. Your Choices
If you don't wish to resolve disputes through arbitration as described above, you will notify CNNCT by sending us written notice (including by email to email@example.com) telling us that you don't want to use arbitration, within thirty (30) days of the date on which you agreed to these Terms that you don't wish to submit to arbitration (such notice, a "Arbitration Opt-out Notice"), and you consequently agree that all Disputes will be resolved exclusively by a court in Limassol, Cyprus. If you don't provide CNNCT with an Arbitration Opt-out Notice within the thirty (30) day period, you will be deemed to have knowingly and intentionally waived your right to litigate any dispute except for a Small Claims Action and an IP Protection Action as set forth above.
14. General Terms
CNNCT's failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not be deemed a waiver of such right or provision. In the event that any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary, and the remaining provisions of these Terms shall remain in full force and effect. CNNCT's failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of such right or provision. No waiver of any such right or provision shall be effective only if in writing and signed by a duly authorized representative of CNNCT. Except as expressly set forth in these Terms, the exercise of any of its remedies under these Terms shall be without prejudice to its other remedies under these Terms or otherwise. You may not assign or transfer these Terms, by operation of law or otherwise, without CNNCT's prior written consent. Any attempt by you to assign or transfer these Terms, without such consent, shall be void . CNNCT may freely assign or transfer these Terms without restriction. Subject to the foregoing, these Terms shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.
We may revise these Terms from time to time; you can always find the most current version at https://connect.club/terms If, in our sole discretion, the revision is material we will notify you via email to the email associated with your account or through the Services. If you do not wish to be bound by any such revisions to the Terms, you must terminate these Terms with us as set forth in Section 9 above. By continuing to access or use the Services after such revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms.
These Services are operated and provided by CNNCT. If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.