Shockpedia.com User Agreement

At Shockpedia.com we want to ensure our users get the most from our website; please read through the following User Agreement, along with our Privacy Policy and DMCA Policy before using our site. We will refer to Shockpedia as ‘we’ or ‘us’, and our visitors as ‘you’ or user’. By using Shockpedia.com (the website) you accept all of the terms and conditions as listed below.

Please be aware that we reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time, however the updated version will always be available right here. The last time this User Agreement was updated is: (November 18th 2014)

Service Use

Visitors to Shockpedia.com may use this website for personal and non-commercial purposes only. Our service may not be used for the benefit of a third party at any time. Upon visiting the website you are agreeing to the terms of service as outlined on this page. We reserve the right to discontinue, suspend our website, or terminate your use at any time. Shockpedia.com or any part therefore may be discontinued or suspended at any time, with or without notice. We will not be liable to you (or a third party) for any suspension or discontinuance of our website. We also reserve the right to terminate your access to the website for any reason; we may refuse to offer our services to any person, at any time. We reserve the right to take any other actions that we believe to be in the interest of our company at users, at our sole discretion. It is your responsibility to ensure that this User Agreement complies with all rules, regulations, and laws, as applicable to you.

Registration

Please be aware that you are able to use this website without registration at all times. However, if you wish to make the most of Shockpedia and our extra services, then you will need to register for our newsletter. By providing your e-mail address you are registering for an account on Shockpedia.com. This account may be used solely for your personal use and you are solely liable for your account. Any personal information collected by us, in order to register for an account, will be used only in the ways we have listed within our privacy policy.

Please ensure that you have thoroughly read through the Privacy Policy, in order to be aware of how your personal information may be used if you wish to register for the services provided by Shockpedia.

Shockpedia’s Content

All of the content, including images, videos, articles, quizzes, feeds, text, logos are the sole property of Shockpedia.com and any applicable third parties, without limitations. These are therefore protected by intellectual property rights and copyright laws, as applicable. The content on Shockpedia.com is intended solely for the personal use of our visitors. Any trademarks, service marks and logos are the property of Shockpedia.com, whether registered or not. You may not use or copy any of the content hereof, without the written permission of Shockpedia.com. This means that content may not be downloaded, copied, modified, published, sold or reproduced at any time.

We do not have any responsibility for content on the website, or content which may be accessed through the website. We are not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance or legality within the website or accessed through the website. The user therefore releases Shockpedia.com from all liability in connection with our content.

User’s Content

At times we may provide users with opportunities to submit their own content, submit to public forums, comment on posts, enter into contests or share and upload. You therefore grant Shockpedia.com and its users with non-exlusive and worldwide license to use, copy, adapt, sell, republish and distribute your content, screen name and any intellectual property contained within such content. We are able to do this in any medium without payment or compensation from you, and without seeking any approval from yourself. You agree that nothing within your content would require Shockpedia.com to seek permission from any third parties before the content is used. You also agree that any moral rights or right to payment for the content is waived. Any content uploaded to our website will be deemed as non-confidential.

Visitors to our website agree that Shockpedia.com has no control over, or any duty to monitor, contents which are uploaded or posted through this website. We reserve the right to remove or edit any user content on this website at any time, although we have no obligation to do so; if we suspect that the terms of this user agreement have been breached. If you believe that any of the content used on this site, either user content or Shockpedia content, is a breach of copyright please refer to the DMCA policy for further information:

Acceptable Use

At Shockpedia we require all users and submitters of content to abide by the following acceptable use policy. You will be held solely responsible for any content you post on Shockpedia.com and agree that the company is not responsible or liable for any content you access from other users. We ask all of our users to be respectful of each other at all times and we encourage others to report any unacceptable behavior to Shockpedia.com. Unacceptable behavior and prohibited user content may be removed from the service at the sole discretion of the company. The below list of prohibited content is by no means exhaustive and are set out as examples. We reserve the right to remove any content we believe to be unacceptable, at any time.

Unacceptable user content includes, but is not limited to:

  • Abusive, defamatory, offensive, obscene or profane content
  • Any content which infringes intellectual property rights, including music, videos, articles, photos, and the suchlike
  • Content which may violate a person’s privacy or right of publicity
  • Any threatening or harassing content, including that of which incites racism, hatred, bigotry, sexism, physical harm or any discrimination against a group or individual
  • Content that may promote physical violence or is sexually explicit
  • False or misleading content
  • Any content which is illegal or which may promote illegal activities
  • Personal information of any group or person, which includes telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, addresses, and so on
  • Anything which may contain software viruses, computer code, files or programs which have been designed to corrupt, destroy or interrupt computer software or telecommunications equipment
  • Advertising or promotional materials, such as spam, junk mail, chain letters, pyramid schemes or any other form of solicitation.

We as a company are under no obligation to screen user content and will not be held responsible for any unacceptable user content; either as listed above or elsewhere. The user understands that by using this site they may be exposed to user content from a variety of sources.

Disclaimers

Please be aware of the following disclaimers when using this website. If you object to any of the following disclaimers then you should not use our service.

WARRANTY

THE SERVICES AND CONTENT WITHIN THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. THIS INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE, AS A COMPANY, DO NOT WARRANT THAT OUR SERVICES WILL BE SECURE OR AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR IN ANY PARTICULAR LOCATION, THAT ANY ERRORS OR DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT ANY CONTENT WITHIN OUR WEBSITE IS FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE RESULTS OF USING OUR WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS. THE USER AGREES TO USE OUR SERVICE AT THEIR OWN RISK.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL OUR COMPANY, OR ANY PERSONS WITHIN OUR COMPANY, BE LIABLE UNDER CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY WITH RESPECT TO OUR SERVICES FOR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:

FOR ANY VIRUSES, BUGS, TROJANS OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, REGARDLESS OF THE SOURCE.

FOR ANY DIRECT DAMAGES

FOR ANY DATA LOSS, LOST PROFITS, PUNITIVE, COMPENSATION, OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND HOWEVER THEY MAY ARISE

These User Agreement terms have been set out to provide our users with the best possible experience. Please ensure that these are read alongside our privacy policy and DMCA policy.

Last update: November 18th 2014

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