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All information (including, without limitation, text, images, graphics, links, and other materials) on the web site is provided “as is” and “as available”. Microdata and its subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, licensors, brand licensees and suppliers hereby expressly disclaim to extent permitted by law any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability, fitness for any particular purpose, non-infringement, or as to the operation of this web site, the content or user content.
Neither Microdata nor its subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, licensors, brand licensees and suppliers warrants or makes any representations that (i) the Web Site will meet your requirements, (ii) the Web Site will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free, or (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the Web Site (including any information and materials on this Web Site) will be correct, complete, accurate, reliable, or otherwise meet your requirements.
This is a public web site. You should have no expectation of confidentiality with respect to any User Content you may submit on this Web Site. Do not submit confidential information here.
Microdata and its subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, licensors, brand licensees and suppliers shall have no liability for interruptions or omissions in Internet, network or hosting services and do not warrant that the Web Site or the services which make this Web Site available or electronic communications sent by Microdata are free from viruses or any other harmful elements.
Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of this Web Site is done at your own discretion and risk. You will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.
Accessing certain areas of the Web Site and using certain functions or features of the Web Site may require you to register as a contributor. This registration is free of charge.
When you register, you must choose a unique user name or “handle” and password and you must provide a unique, valid, current and verifiable e-mail address. Duplicate user names and e-mail addresses are not allowed, so if the name or address you enter is already in use, you will be prompted to choose another one. We will send you a confirmation e-mail with your registered information. In the event that delivery of such information fails for any reason, your access or use of areas, functions or features requiring such registration may be refused or terminated. You will promptly update your registration to keep it accurate and current. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. We reserve the right to change your username or delete your submitted content to the Web Site or refuse or cancel your registration if you choose a user name that, in our sole discretion, is obscene, indecent, abusive or otherwise improper. You are also solely responsible for restricting access to your computer(s). You agree to accept responsibility for all activities occurring under your account, user name, and/or password that are due to your conduct, inaction, or negligence. If you become aware of any suspicious or unauthorized conduct concerning your account, user name and/or password, you agree to contact us immediately by e-mail. We may, at our own discretion, bar registration from any specific e-mail service or ISP.
By submitting any User Content to the Web Site, you agree that the material will be proper, constructive and relevant and will not contain any item that may be unlawful or otherwise unfit for publication, including but not limited to items that (1) may be defamatory or injurious to another person or entity, (2) may cause harm to any person or property or otherwise defame or harass any person or organization, (3) may violate any legal rights of any person (including right to privacy or publicity), (4) are pornographic, obscene, profane, vulgar, indecent, or threatening, (5) are culturally, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable, or (6) suggest or encourage any illegal activity.
You will use reasonable efforts to scan and remove any viruses or other contaminating or destructive features before submitting any material. You also shall not transmit chain letters, pyramid schemes, surveys and solicitations through the Web Site. You shall also not forge headers or manipulate identifies or other data in order to disguise the origin of any Content and/or User Content transmitted through our Web Site or to manipulate your presence on the Web Site. You shall not interfere with or disrupt our sites, servers or networks or take any action that imposes an unreasonably or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure.
You affirm, represent and warrant that the User Content submitted to the Web Site does not infringe any proprietary right of another, such as but not limited to copyright, trademark or patent, or any confidentiality obligation.
You acknowledge and agree that any of your ideas, submissions or discussions or any other User Content provided by you within the Web Site that is not the subject of intellectual property right protection may be used by any other contributor without compensation or attribution.
You hereby grant to Microdata, its subsidiaries, affiliates, brand licensees and other partners a worldwide, irrevocable, royalty free, non-exclusive, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, prepare derivative works of, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, transmit and publish User Content provided by you, on this Web Site or any other Microdata web site or in other Microdata marketing or public relations materials in any and all media.
You shall be solely responsible for your own User Content and the consequences of posting submitting and/or publishing it. Microdata may, but is not obligated to, review and monitor, before and/or after submitting User Content. However, you acknowledge that it is impossible for us to monitor or review all User Content. Without limitation, Microdata, its subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, licensors, brand licensees and suppliers will not and cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, completeness, quality or validity of User Content posted by third parties on the Web Site.
Microdata does not endorse any User Content or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and Microdata expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Content.
7. Limitation of Liability
In no event shall Microdata or any of its subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, licensors, brand licensees or suppliers be liable for any indirect, consequential, punitive, special or incidental or other damages resulting from, arising out of or in connection with the access, use of, or inability to access or use this web site, the content or the user content, even if Microdata has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
8. Third Party Content/Software
Any software made available for downloading from or through this Web Site is licensed subject to the terms of any applicable license agreement. Except as set forth in the applicable license agreement, the software is made available for use by end users only and any further copying, reproduction or redistribution of the software is expressly prohibited. Warranties, if any, with respect to such software shall only apply as expressly set forth in the applicable license agreement. Microdata hereby expressly disclaims all further representations and warranties of any kind, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability, fitness for any particular purpose or non-infringement with respect to the software.
9. Copyright and Trademarks
Copyright and all other proprietary rights in Content provided by Microdata, its affiliates, subsidiaries, brand licensees and/or other partners, the software to operate and publish the Web Site, the compilation of data on the Web Site, and the order, sequence and arrangement of this Web Site, all belong to Microdata Technologies Est. and / or its partners or licensors. All rights in the Content not expressly granted herein are reserved.
Taakkad is a registered trademark of Microdata Technologies Est.
Taakkad and all other registered trademarks of Microdata Technologies Est. and its affiliates are important assets of the company. Proper use of these trademarks is important and you should follow the instructions of Microdata when referencing our company’ products and services.
The use and registration of the Taakkad name is exclusively reserved to our company. You may not register nor use a company name, statutory name, trade name, domain name or other name, indication or description, of which the Taakkad name or any name similar thereto or any name which consists of a part of the Taakkad name forms part nor shall it include any other registered trademark owned by Microdata Technologies Est.
10. Proprietary Rights in the Web Site
This Web Site is public by nature and any information submitted on it shall be deemed non-confidential. You acknowledge that any submitting of any inventions embodied in any User Content provided by you shall constitute a “publication” of such invention under applicable patent laws.
You acknowledge that any User Content submitted and/or discussed on the Web Site may be the subject of patents, copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights of Microdata, its subsidiaries, affiliates, brand licensees, other partners or third parties. If you consider exploiting any ideas, proposals, suggestions, or solutions or other User Content submitted to the Web Site, you are responsible to undertake appropriate intellectual property clearance before engaging in any exploitative conduct.
11. U.S. Copyright Infringement Claims
If you know or suspect that any of the materials on this Web Site (including but not limited to materials posted on the Forum) have been used or copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please send notice to Microdata. According to the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. Sec. 512(c)(3), your notice must comply with the following requirements:
- A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which you may be contacted;
- A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
12. Indemnification and Release
If you have a dispute with one or more users, you release Microdata, its subsidiaries, affiliates, partners and suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, legal representatives, agents, successors and assigns from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
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Copyright and all other proprietary rights in the Content (including but not limited to software, audio, video, text and photographs) rests with Microdata Technologies Est. or its licensors. All rights in the Content not expressly granted herein are reserved. Except as otherwise provided, the Content published on this Web Site may be reproduced or distributed in unmodified form for personal non-commercial use only. Any other use of the Content, including without limitation distribution, reproduction, modification, display or transmission without the prior written consent of Microdata is strictly prohibited. All copyright and other proprietary notices shall be retained on all reproductions.
Any material or information sent through or in connection with this Web Site by you (“User Materials”) will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary, and immediately become the property of Microdata, subject to any privacy policies posted on this Web Site. Microdata may use such User Materials as it deems fit, anywhere in the world, without obligation for compensation, and free of any moral rights, intellectual property rights and/or other proprietary rights in or to such User Materials.
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Last Update: October 2017