Terms and Conditions of 18digits.com
Last Updated on January 11, 2023
The following terms and conditions (collectively, these “Terms and Conditions”) apply to your use of 18digits.com, including any content, functionality, and services offered on or via 18digits.com (the “Website”).
Please read the Terms and Conditions carefully before you start using 18digits because by using the Website you accept and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms and Conditions.
These Terms and Conditions are effective as of [14 December 2020]. We expressly reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions from time to time without notice to you. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Website and these Terms and Conditions from time to time and to familiarize yourself with any modifications. Your continued use of this Website after such modifications will constitute acknowledgment of the modified Terms and Conditions and agreement to abide and be bound by the modified Terms and Conditions.
Conduct on Website
Your use of the Website is subject to all applicable laws and regulations, and you are solely responsible for the substance of your communications through the Website.
By posting information in or otherwise using any communications service, chat room, message board, newsgroup, software library, or another interactive service that may be available to you on or through this Website, you agree that you will not upload, share, post, or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any content — including text, communications, software, images, sounds, data, or other information — that:
- Is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, tortious, contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts (including but not limited to sexual language of a violent or threatening nature directed at another individual or group of individuals), or otherwise violates our rules or policies
- Victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability
- Infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary rights of any party
- Constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk email (also known as “spamming”), chain letters, any other form of unauthorized solicitation, or any form of lottery or gambling
- Contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of any third party
- Impersonates any person or entity, including any of our employees or representatives
We neither endorse nor assume any liability for the contents of any material uploaded or submitted by third-party users of the Website. We generally do not pre-screen, monitor, or edit the content posted by users of communications services, chat rooms, message boards, newsgroups, software libraries, or other interactive services that may be available on or through this Website.
You agree that we may at any time, and at our sole discretion, terminate your membership, account, or other affiliation with our site without prior notice to you for violating any of the above provisions.
In addition, you acknowledge that we will cooperate fully with investigations of violations of systems or network security at other sites, including cooperating with law enforcement authorities in investigating suspected criminal violations.
By accepting these Terms and Conditions, you acknowledge and agree that all content presented to you on this Website is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, or other proprietary rights and laws, and is the sole property of 18digits.
You are only permitted to use the content as expressly authorized by us or the specific content provider. Except for a single copy made for personal use only, you may not copy, reproduce, modify, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute any documents or information from this Website in any form or by any means without prior written permission from us or the specific content provider, and you are solely responsible for obtaining permission before reusing any copyrighted material that is available on this Website.
This Website may link you to other sites on the Internet or otherwise include references to information, documents, software, materials, and/or services provided by other parties. These websites may contain information or material that some people may find inappropriate or offensive.
These other websites and parties are not under our control, and you acknowledge that we are not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such sites, nor are we responsible for errors or omissions in any references to other parties or their products and services. The inclusion of such a link or reference is provided merely as a convenience and does not imply endorsement of, or association with, the Website or party by us, or any warranty of any kind, either express or implied.
Disclaimer of Warranties, Limitations of Liability, and Indemnification
Your use of 18digits is at your sole risk. The Website is provided “as is” and “as available”. We disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.
We are not liable for damages, direct or consequential, resulting from your use of the Website, and you agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless from any claims, losses, liability costs, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from your violation of any third-party’s rights. You acknowledge that you have only a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the Website. Because the Website is not error or bug-free, you agree that you will use it carefully and avoid using it in ways that might result in any loss of your or any third party’s property or information.
Term and termination
These Terms and Conditions will become effective in relation to you when you create an 18digits account or when you start using the 18digits and will remain effective until terminated by you or by us.
18digits reserves the right to terminate this Terms and Conditions or suspend your account at any time in case of unauthorized, or suspected unauthorized use of the Website whether in contravention of this Terms and Conditions or otherwise. If 18digits terminates these Terms and Conditions or suspends your account for any of the reasons set out in this section, 18digits shall have no liability or responsibility to you.
18digits may assign this Terms and Conditions or any part of it without restrictions. You may not assign this Terms and Conditions or any part of it to any third party.
These Terms and Conditions and any dispute or claim arising out of, or related to them, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of Switzerland without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule.
Any legal suit, action, or proceeding arising out of, or related to, these Terms of Service or the Website shall be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of Switzerland.
Advertising Terms And Conditions
18Digits (Publisher) reserves the right to block the publishing of all advertising material that might be against the company’s ethics, has been objected to by the Swiss Advertising Council, or if their publication should be deemed to be unreasonable for the Publisher due to the content, design, origin or technical form. Orders for advertising material, which do not meet the Publisher’s standards, are only binding for the Publisher after submission of the sample and its approval. The rejection of an advertisement is communicated to the Client immediately.
The Publisher is entitled to interrupt the running of advertising materials in electronic editions temporarily if reasonable suspicion of illegal content on the part of the website owner exists, which is referred to by the hyperlink. This applies in particular to cases of investigations by state authorities or of a warning of an allegedly injured party, unless this is manifestly unfounded. The Client is informed of the blocking and has to explain its legality and, if necessary, prove it. The Publisher will offer the Client the choice of replacing the advertising medium with another subject and/or through a hyperlink to another website. The decision about the blocking of the advertising banner lies in the hands of the Publisher. The blocking is to be lifted as soon as the suspicion is invalidated.
All advertising banners have to be delivered in the pre-disclosed sizes for each respective banner space. Otherwise, the Publisher retains the right to block the marketing campaign.
The Publisher hereby declares the list of the content that will be immediately blocked:
- All forms of adult-only content
- Advertising containing explicit and heavy violence
- Political-related content
- Religion-related content
- Phishing, scams, or spam content
- Content that might damage the image of 18Digits or any company-related product or service