As a condition to using Services, you are required to open an account with aquarist.me and select a password and username, and to provide registration information.
The registration information you provide must be accurate, complete, and current at all times. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of the Terms, which may result in
immediate termination of your aquarist.me account.
You may not use as a username the name of another person or entity or that is not lawfully available for use, a name or trade mark that is subject to any rights
of another person or entity other than you without appropriate authorization, or a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and are solely responsible for all activities resulting from the use of your password and
conducted through your aquarist.me account.
Services are available only to individuals who are either (i) at least 18 years old, or (ii) at least 14 years old, and who are authorized to access the Site by a parent or
legal guardian. If you have authorized a minor to use the Site, you are responsible for the online conduct of such minor, and the consequences of any misuse of the Site by the
minor. Accounts may not be opened to sell products or services. If you do not qualify for registration you are not permitted to open an account or use the Services.
To fully use the services you need your own account, without violating other peoples' rights.
All Content posted or otherwise submitted to the Site is the sole responsibility of the account holder from which such Content originates and you acknowledge and
agree that you, and not aquarist.me are entirely responsible for all Content that you post, or otherwise submit to the Site. aquarist.me does not control user submitted
Content and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Site you may be exposed to Content that is
offensive, indecent or objectionable.
As a condition of use, you promise not to use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms, or any other purpose not reasonably intended by aquarist.me.
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree not to use the Services:
- To abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate or intimidate any person;
To post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any Content that is libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, offensive, profane, or that infringes any
copyright or other right of any person;
For any purpose (including posting or viewing Content) that is not permitted under the laws of the jurisdiction where you use the Services;
To post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any communication or solicitation designed or intended to obtain password, account,
or private information from any aquarist.me user;
- To create or transmit unwanted 'spam' to any person or any URL
- To create multiple accounts for the purpose of voting for or against users' photographs or images;
To post copyrighted Content which doesn't belong to you, with exception of Blogs, where you may post such Content with explicit mention of the author's name
and a link to the source of the Content;
With the exception of accessing RSS feeds, you will not use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Site for any purpose without our express
written permission. Additionally, you agree that you will not: (i) take any action that imposes, or may impose in our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately
large load on our infrastructure; (ii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any activities conducted on the Site; or (iii) bypass any
measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Site;
To artificially inﬂate or alter vote counts, blog counts, comments, or any other Service or for the purpose of giving or receiving money or other compensation in exchange for votes,
or for participating in any other organized effort that in any way artificially alters the results of Services;
To advertise to, or solicit, any user to buy or sell any products or services, or to use any information obtained from the Services in order to contact, advertise to,
solicit, or sell to any user without their prior explicit consent;
To promote or sell Content of another person
To sell or otherwise transfer your profile.
To report a suspected abuse of the Site or a breach of the Terms (other than relating to copyright infringement which is addressed under "COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS" below) please send written
notice to aquarist.me at email: email@example.com.
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users of the Site. aquarist.me reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other users.
If you are planning on using our site for anything illegal, potentially offensive, or remotely shady, we don't want you as an aquarist.me user.
If you are unsure about what falls into this category, ask us.
Content Submitted Or Made Available For Inclusion On The Service
Please read this section carefully before posting, uploading, or otherwise submitting any Content to the site. By submitting content to the site you are granting
aquarist.me a worldwide, Non exclusive license to use the content and are representing and warranting to aquarist.me That the content is owned or duly licensed by
you, and that aquarist.me is free to publish, Distribute and use the content as hereinafter provided for without obtaining permission Or license from any third party.
In consideration of aquarist.me’s agreement to allow you to post Content to the Site and aquarist.me’s agreement to publish such Content and for other valuable
consideration the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby expressly and irrevocably acknowledged, you agree with aquarist.me as follows:
You acknowledge that:
By uploading your photographic or user content o aquarist.me you retain full rights to those works that you had prior to uploading.
By posting Content to the Site you hereby grant to aquarist.me a non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide license (with the right to sublicense) to
use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Content in connection with the Services.
This license will exist for the period during which the Content is posted on the Site and will automatically terminate upon the removal of the Content from the Site;
The license granted to aquarist.me includes the right to use your Content fully or partially for promotional reasons and to distribute and
redistribute your Content to other parties, web-sites, applications, and other entities, provided such Content is attributed to you in
accordance with the credits (i.e. username, profile picture, photo title, descriptions, tags, and other accompanying information) if any and
as appropriate, all as submitted to aquarist.me by you;
aquarist.me uses industry recognized software and measures to restrict the ability of users and visitors to the Site to make high resolution copies of
Content posted on the Site. Notwithstanding this, aquarist.me makes no representation and warranty that Content posted on the Site will not be unlawfully
copied without your consent. aquarist.me does not restrict the ability of users and visitors to the Site to make low resolution or 'thumbnail' copies of
Content posted on the Site and you hereby expressly authorize aquarist.me to permit users and visitors to the Site to make such low resolution copies of your Content; and
Subject to the terms of the foregoing license, you retain full ownership or other rights in your Content and any intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights
associated with your Content.
You represent and warrant that:
You are the owner of all rights, including all copy rights in and to all Content you submit to the site;
You have the full and complete right to enter into this agreement and to grant to aquarist.me the rights in the Content herein granted, and that no further permissions are required
from, nor payments required to be made to any other person in connection with the use by aquarist.me of the Content as contemplated herein; and
The Content does not defame any person and does not infringe upon the copyright, moral rights, publicity rights, privacy rights or any other right of any
person, or violate any law or judicial or governmental order.
You shall not have any right to terminate the permissions granted herein, nor to seek, obtain, or enforce any injunctive or other equitable relief against aquarist.me,
all of which such rights are hereby expressly and irrevocably waived by you in favour of aquarist.me.
Your photos will retain whatever copyright they had before uploading to our site. We will protect the copyright and aren't going to sell anything you share on our site.
Fair Usage Policy
aquarist.me maintains a fair usage policy to ensure stable and fast service to all users.
If you are taking advantage of our storage space, we may limit your account.
aquarist.me respects the intellectual property rights of others. It is our policy to respond promptly any claim that Content posted on the Site infringes the copyright
or other intellectual property infringement ("Infringement") of any person. aquarist.me will use reasonable efforts to investigate notices of alleged Infringement
and will take appropriate action under applicable intellectual property law and these Terms where it believes an Infringement has taken place, including removing
or disabling access to the Content claimed to be infringing and/or terminating accounts and access to the Site.
To notify aquarist.me of a possible Infringement you must submit your notice in writing to the attention of "Copyright Infringement" care of firstname.lastname@example.org
and include in your notice a detailed description of the alleged Infringement sufficient to enable aquarist.me to make a reasonable determination. Please note
that you may be held accountable for damages (including costs and attorneys' fees) for misrepresenting that any Content is infringing your copyright.
If we remove or disable access to Content in response to a notice of Infringement, we will make reasonable attempts to contact the user who posted the
affected Content. If you feel that your Content is not infringing, you may provide aquarist.me with a counter notice in writing to the attention of
"Copyright Infringement Counter Notification" at email@example.com. You must include in your counter notice sufficient information to enable aquarist.me
to make a reasonable determination. Please note that you may be held accountable for damages (including costs and attorneys' fees) if you materially
misrepresent that your Content is not infringing the copyrights of others.
If you are uncertain whether an activity constitutes Infringement, we recommended seeking advice of an attorney.
We are law abiding copyright citizens. If you think anything is wrong, please send an email with all the copyright infringing details to firstname.lastname@example.org.