Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”, “Terms and Conditions”) carefully before using this website. These terms apply to each user of the hamstergeek.com website (“Website”, “Site”, or “Service”), application, software, or other service linking these Terms provided by the owners of the Hamster Geek Website (“we,” “us,” or “our”).
Use of the Service
You may use this Service solely for personal and non-commercial purposes only and subject to these Terms, all applicable laws, rules and regulations and any agreements or terms with third parties to which you are subjected. The Service is for entertainment purposes only.
The copyright in the material contained on, in, or available through this Website or Server excluding content submitted to the website by the user (see paragraph 4) but including all other information, data, text, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video messages or other materials and the selection and arrangement thereof, and all source code, software compilations and other material (“Material”) is owned by Us. All rights are reserved. You do not have any right, interest or title in or to the Material unless otherwise expressly indicated.
The trademarks, logos, service marks and business names displayed on or in this Website are protected, whether or not they are registered. You do not have any right to use, copy, edit, vary, reproduce, publish, display, distribute, store, transmit, commercially exploit or disseminate the Trademarks without our prior written consent. You are permitted to print or download extracts of the Material for your personal use only provided that each copy contains a notice that the Material is owned by us.
Any unauthorized use of content or information posted on the Service and any unauthorized reproduction, retransmission or other use of any part of the Service may infringe our, or third parties’ copyrights, trademarks, privacy, publicity or other rights.
Content submitted to the Website
Information, data, text, music, software, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials may be posted or uploaded (in public or privately) onto certain areas of the Hamster Geek Website. Any information, data, text, music, software, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials which are posted or uploaded on to the Hamster Geek Site or Server or otherwise transmitted through this Website or any other Hamster Geek Site or Server by any visitor to this Website is referred to as “Content”. We do not control the Content and, as such, we are not responsible for it in any way whatsoever.
We do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such content and we do not have an obligation to delete, screen or edit any of the User Content posted, stored or uploaded through or in connection with the Service. We do however have the right to delete, edit, lock, move or remove any Content without notice.
By posting or submitting any information, data, text, music, software, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials through or in connection with the Website or Service you grant to us, our affiliates and sublicensees, a perpetual, universal, non-exclusive, royalty-free right to copy, display, modify, transmit, make derivative works of, and distribute your User Content (in whole or in part) in any media and to incorporate the User Content into other works in any format or medium now known or later developed.
You are solely responsible for the User Content that you post, store or upload through or in connection with the Service, including any material or information that you transmit to other users or post on Facebook or any other such social network platform or website. We do not endorse any User Content, take no responsibility and we assume no liability for any User Content posted, stored or uploaded by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage thereto.
Links to Third Parties
The Hamster Geek website or Servers may contain links to websites operated by third parties (“Third Party Websites”). We do not have any influence or control over any such Third Party Website and, unless otherwise stated, we are not responsible for and do not endorse any Third Party Website or its availability or contents or any agreement or understanding you enter into with a third party through a Third Party Website.
These links are simply provided as a convenience to you. We urge caution when visiting such websites and browsing the Internet in general. If you as the user do decide to access the linked third-party websites, then you do so at your own risk.
We require that all users are respectful of other people and other users. You are solely responsible for the User Content that you post on the Service or transmit to other users and agree that you will not hold us responsible or liable for any content you access from other users of the Service.
Without limitation, you will not post or transmit to other users any User Content contained in the following list of examples. The examples below are not intended to be exhaustive and we will make the sole determination as to whether or not User Content is acceptable for the Service and any User Content that, at our discretion, is found in breach of these Terms. Any content which is deemed unacceptable will be removed from the Service.
Without limitation, you will not post or transmit to other users any of the following User Content:
- Defamatory, abusive, obscene, profane or offensive content.
- Content that infringes or violates another party’s intellectual property rights (such as music, videos, photos or other materials for which you do not have written authority from us to post on the Service).
- Content that violates any party’s right of publicity or right of privacy.
- Content that is threatening, harassing or that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred, physical harm or discrimination of any kind against any group or individual.
- Content that promotes or encourages violence or contains sexually explicit material.
- Content that is inaccurate, false or misleading in any way.
- Content that is illegal or promotes any illegal activities.
- Content which contains personal information of any party such as phone numbers, addresses, car registration numbers etc.
- Content that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment.
- Content that contains any advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation.
In no event, will we be liable to you in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential losses or damages of any kind whatsoever including but not limited to loss of data, profits, revenue, business, opportunity, goodwill, reputation or business interruption arising out of your use or access to the Hamster Geek Website or server.
We are also not liable for any losses arising directly or indirectly from your use of or inability to use our Services, any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from our servers, any bugs, viruses, Trojan horses, or the like, which may be transmitted to or through our service by any third party, glitches, bugs, errors or inaccuracies of any kind in our Services, damages to your hardware device from the use of our Service, or the content actions or inactions of third parties.
We are not liable to you for any damage or alteration to your equipment including but not limited to computer equipment, handheld device or mobile telephones as a result your use of the Website or server. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence or for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, if we are found to be liable to you for any damage or loss which arises out of or is in any way connected with your use of the service or any content contained therein, our liability shall in no event exceed five English pounds (£5.00).
We reserve the right in its sole discretion to deny you access to the Hamster Geek Website or Server, or any portion thereof, without notice and for any reason including, without limitation, if you fail to comply with paragraph 6 (User Conduct) or any other provision of these Terms and Conditions.
In particular, we may deny you access to this Website or Server if the owner exercises the right to lock any discussion topic to prevent further discussion, following submission of Content relating to that topic by you.
During your use of the service, you will not, and will not allow any third party to post or link to any material that contains, without limitation, any of the following:
- Adult content, including nudity, sexual terms and/or images of people in positions or activities that are excessively suggestive or sexual.
- Obscene, defamatory, libellous, slanderous and/or unlawful content.
- Content that infringes upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other personal or proprietary right, or that is deceptive or fraudulent.
- Inflammatory religious content.
- Politically religious agendas and/or any known associations with hate, criminal and/or terrorist activities.
- Hate speech, whether directed at an individual or a group, and whether based upon the race, disability, sex, creed, national origin, religious affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or language of such individual or group.
These Terms and Conditions (as amended from time to time) constitute the entire agreement between you and us concerning your use of this Website or Server and supersede any previous arrangement, agreement, undertaking or proposal, written or oral between you and us in relation to such matters.
We reserve the right to update these Terms and Conditions from time to time. If we do so, the updated version will be effective as soon as it is uploaded on to this Website. No other variation to these Terms and Conditions shall be effective unless in writing and signed by us.