Effective June 28, 2020
These terms and conditions are effective immediately for those registering new accounts and by June 28, 2020 for those with pre-existing accounts. These terms and conditions (the “Terms”) govern your access to and use of SeeCurrents.com (“Site”). By accessing or using the Site, you are agreeing to be bound by the following Terms. Do not access or use the Site if you are unwilling or unable to be bound by the Terms.
“You” and “your” refer to you, as a user of the Site. A “user” is someone who accesses, browses, or uses the Site in any way. “We,” “us,” and “our” refer to SeeCurrents.
“Content” means text, images, photos, audio, video, location data, and all other forms of data or communication. “Your Content” means Content that you submit or transmit to or through the Site, such as ratings, reviews, and information that you publicly display or is displayed in your account profile. “User Content” means Content that users submit or transmit to or through the Site. “SeeCurrents Content” means Content that we create and make available in connection with the Site. “Third Party Content” means Content that originates from parties other than SeeCurrents or its users, which is made available in connection with the Site. “Site Content” means all of the Content that is made available in connection with the Site, including Your Content, User Content, Third Party Content, and SeeCurrents Content.
2. CHANGES TO THE TERMS OF SERVICE
We may modify the Terms from time to time. You understand and agree that your access to or use of the Site is governed by the Terms effective at the time of your access to or use of the Site. If we make changes to these Terms, we will notify you by email. We will also indicate at the top of this page the date that revisions were last made. You may revisit these Terms on a regular basis as revised versions will be binding on you. Any such modification will be effective upon our posting of new Terms. You understand and agree that your continued access to or use of the Site after the effective date of modifications to the Terms indicates your acceptance of the modifications.
We may translate these Terms into other languages for your convenience. However, the English version governs your relationship with SeeCurrents. Any misunderstanding caused by translation inconsistencies are to be resolved in favor of the English version.
4. USING THE SITE
To access or use the Site, you must be 18 years or older and have the authority to enter into these Terms. You may not access or use the Site if you have been banned or your account was terminated by us.
B. Permission to Use the Site
You have permission to use the Site within the restrictions set forth in these Terms. Your use of the Site is at your own risk, including the risk that you might be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent, inaccurate, or inappropriate.
C. Site Availability
The Site may be modified, updated, interrupted, suspended or discontinued at any time without notice or liability.
D. User Accounts
You must create an account and provide some information about yourself in order to use the features that are offered to Users on the Site. You must maintain the confidentiality of your account password and you are responsible for all activities on your account. You understand that are to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account. We reserve the right to close your account at any time for any or no reason.
Your account is for your personal, non-commercial use only. When you create an account, we ask that you provide accurate information about yourself so your contributions to the Site are interpreted as credible. You are not allowed to impersonate someone else, create or use an account for anyone else, provide another person’s email address, or create multiple accounts.
E. Communications from SeeCurrents and other Users
A. Responsibility for Your Content
You are responsible for Your Content, and once published, it may be withdrawn after a written request is submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. Once you publish content on SeeCurrents, you understand that there are risks associated with Your Content such as mistaken disclosure by you of information in Your Content that makes you personally identifiable. You agree that you own or have the necessary permissions to use and authorize the use of Your Content as described herein. You understand that Your Content is not in any way sponsored or endorsed by SeeCurrents.
You understand that you may expose yourself to liability if Your Content contains falsehoods, intentionally misleading or defamatory information; violates third-party rights, including any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right; contains material that is unlawful, including illegal hate speech or pornography; exploits or otherwise harms minors; or violates or advocates the violation of any law or regulation.
B. Our Right to Use Your Content
We may publicly display, reformat, promote, or distribute Your Content and allow others to do the same in connection with their own websites and media platforms (“Other Media”). You agree to irrevocably grant us worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, assignable, sublicensable, transferable rights to use Your Content for these purposes. You also irrevocably grant the users of the Site and any Other Media the right to access Your Content in connection with their use of the Site and any Other Media. You also agree to irrevocably waive, and cause to be waived, against SeeCurrents and its users, any claims and assertions of moral rights or attribution with respect to Your Content. By “use” we mean use, copy, publicly perform and display, reproduce, distribute, translate, remove, and analyze Your Content.
You own Your Content. We own the SeeCurrents Content, including our compilation of User Content and other Site Content, and all other elements and components of the Site excluding Your Content, User Content and Third Party Content. We also own the copyright, trademark, trade name, and other intellectual and proprietary rights throughout the world associated with the SeeCurrents Content and the Site. With the final approval of its trademark request, trademark laws and all other applicable intellectual and proprietary rights and laws apply. You may not modify, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works or adaptations of, publicly display or in any way exploit any of the SeeCurrents Content in whole or in part except as expressly authorized by us.
User Content does not necessarily reflect the opinion of SeeCurrents. We have the right to remove, screen, or edit User Content without notice to you.
You agree not to and will not enable others to use the Site to:
- Write a false or defamatory review, compensate someone or be compensated to write or remove a review;
- Violate any third party’s rights, including any breach of confidence, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right;
- Threaten, stalk, harm, or harass others, or promote bigotry or discrimination;
- Promote a business or other commercial venture or event unless you have a Business Account and operate the Business Account within the guidelines provided by SeeCurrents;
- Send bulk emails, surveys, or other mass messaging, whether commercial in nature or not; or otherwise attempt to manipulate the Site’s search results or any third party website;
- Modify, adapt, appropriate, reproduce, distribute, translate, create derivative works or adaptations of, publicly display, sell, trade, or in any way exploit the Site or Site Content (other than Your Content), except as expressly authorized by SeeCurrents;
- Record or store information about other users;
- Attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site, user accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Site through hacking, password mining or any other means;
- Use the Site or any Site Content to transmit any computer viruses, worms, defects, Trojan horses or other destructive tools;
- Use the Site to violate the security of any computer network, crack passwords or security encryption codes; disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise cause harm to, the Site or Site Content;.
- Solicit personal information from minors, or submit or transmit pornography; or
- Violate any applicable laws.
7. GUIDELINES AND POLICIES
8. SUGGESTIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS
If you send any ideas, or suggestions (“Feedback”), you agree that (i) your Feedback does not contain confidential or proprietary information, (ii) we are under no obligation of confidentiality for the Feedback, and (iii) you grant us an irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide license to use, modify, prepare derivative works, publish, and distribute the Feedback.
9. THIRD PARTIES
The Site includes links to other websites (“Third Party Site”). We do not control or endorse any Third Party Site. You agree that we are not responsible for the availability or contents of such Third Party Sites. Your use of Third Party Sites is at your own risk.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold SeeCurrents, licensors and partners, and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them (collectively, the “SeeCurrents Entities“) harmless, including costs, liabilities and legal fees, from any claim or demand made by any third party arising out of or relating to (i) your access to or use of the Site, (ii) your violation of the Terms, (iii) any products or services purchased or obtained by you in connection with the Site, or (iv) the infringement by you, or any third party using your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. SeeCurrents reserves the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify us and you agree to cooperate with our defense of these claims. You agree not to settle any such matter without the prior written consent of SeeCurrents. SeeCurrents will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any such claim, action or proceeding upon becoming aware of it.
11. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
A. SeeCurrents may not monitor, control or vet user content and, as such, your use of the Site is at your own discretion and risk. The information posted on the Site is made available to you as is and SeeCurrents makes no claims about the quality or accuracy of Site content.
B. SeeCurrents is not liable to you for any loss or damage that may arise from security vulnerabilities or your dependence on the quality, accuracy, or recency of the business listing and user reviews made available through the Site.
C. SeeCurrents makes no claims or promises about any Third Parties listed on the Site. The businesses are not liable to you for any loss or damage that may arise such as another business or user misusing your content, identity or personal information or if you have an unsatisfactory experience with one of the businesses listed on the Site. Your purchase of services offered by Third Parties is at your own risk.
D. You understand you have the sole and exclusive right to exhibit your dissatisfaction with the Site and any Third Parties accessed from the site by terminating and discontinuing your use of the Site.
12. CHOICE OF LAW AND VENUE
Georgia law governs these Terms, as well as any claim, cause of action or dispute that might arise between you and SeeCurrents (a “Claim”), without regard to conflict of law provisions.
A. You may terminate the Terms at any time by closing your account and discontinuing your use of the Site.
B. We may close your account, suspend your ability to use certain portions of the Site, and/or ban you altogether from the Site for any or no reason, and without notice or liability of any kind. Any such action could prevent you from accessing your account, the Site, Your Content, Site Content, or any other related information.