Acceptable Use Policy

1 About this policy

1.1 Together with our Terms of Use, this acceptable use policy (Policy) governs how you may access and use, all associated sub-domains, web-apps and mobile apps (Platform).

1.2 We take the safety and wellbeing of all of our users and the integrity of our Platform extremely seriously.

1.3 You should read this Policy carefully before using the Platform.

1.4 By accessing or using the Platform or otherwise indicating your consent, you agree to be bound by this Policy, which supplements our Terms of Use. If you do not agree with or accept any part of this Policy, you should stop using the Platform immediately.

1.5 If you have any questions about this Policy, please contact us.

1.6 In this Policy: ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’ means Siteways International AG; ‘user’ means any registered user of the Platform; and ‘you’ or ‘your’ means any person accessing or using the Platform or its content.

2 Acceptable use

We permit you to use the Platform only for personal and lawful purposes. Use of the Platform in any other way, including any unacceptable use set out in this Policy, is not permitted.

3 Unacceptable use

3.1 As a condition of your use of the Platform, you agree not to use the Platform: 3.1.1 for any purpose that is unlawful under any applicable law or violates the rights of any third-party, or is prohibited by this Policy or our Terms of Use; 3.1.2 to commit any act of fraud or other financial crime; 3.1.3 use the account of another User, including any materials accessible through the account without authorisation or create false or misleading accounts on the Platform; 3.1.4 falsely claim any association or endorsement by us or any other legal person; 3.1.5 impersonate us or any of our staff or contractors for any reason; 3.1.6 copy, reproduce, distribute, modify, or create derivative works from, any portion of the Platform without our prior express written permission; 3.1.7 engage in any conduct that restricts or inhibits any other user’s use or enjoyment of the Platform, including bullying and harassment, which, as determined solely by us, may harm the integrity of the Platform or other users; 3.1.8 to distribute viruses or malware or other similar harmful software code; 3.1.9 for the purposes of promoting unsolicited advertising or sending spam; 3.1.10 to simulate communications from us or another service or entity in order to collect identity information, authentication credentials, or other information (‘phishing’); 3.1.11 in any manner that disrupts the operation of our Platform or business or the Platform or business of any other entity; 3.1.12 in any manner that harms minors; 3.1.13 to promote any unlawful activity; 3.1.14 to represent or suggest that we endorse any other business, product or service unless we have separately agreed to do so in writing; 3.1.15 to gain unauthorised access to or use of computers, data, systems, accounts or networks; or 3.1.16 to attempt to circumvent password or user authentication methods.

4 Instant messaging, chat rooms and other interactive services

4.1 We may make instant messaging, chat rooms or other communication services (Interactive Services) available on the Platform.

4.2 We are not obliged to monitor or moderate any text, images, video, audio or other multimedia content, information or material (Content) submitted to our Interactive Services. However, where we do monitor or moderate Content, we shall indicate how this is performed and who should be contacted in relation to any Content of concern to you.

4.3 We may remove or edit any Content submitted to any of our Interactive Services whether they are moderated or not.

4.4 Any Content you upload must comply with our Content standards set out in clause 5 below.

4.5 By submitting any Content, you grant to us a royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive, transferable licence to use, reproduce, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform and display the Content (in whole or in part) on the Platform, and on any other Platforms operated by us, indefinitely.

5 Content standards

5.1 Any Content you submit to our Interactive Services and any other communication to users of our Platform by you must conform to standards of decency and lawfulness, which shall be applied in our discretion, acting reasonably.

5.2 In particular, any Content or communication submitted by you must be: 5.2.1 your own original work and lawfully submitted without violating the intellectual property rights of any third-party; 5.2.2 provided with the necessary consent of any third party participating in the Content; 5.2.3 not defamatory or likely to give rise to an allegation of defamation; 5.2.4 not intended to promote any other business including, but not limited to, escort services; 5.2.5 not offensive, obscene, discriminatory or deceptive; and 5.2.6 not breach any other terms of this Policy or the Terms of Use.

6 Linking and framing

6.1 You may link to our Platform, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. We prefer that you link to our Platform through the social media links provided.

6.2 You may create a link to our Platform from another Platform without our prior written consent provided no such link: 6.2.1 creates a frame or any other browser or border environment around the content of our Platform; 6.2.2 implies that we endorse your products or services or any of the products or services of, or available through, the Platform on which you place a link to our Platform; 6.2.3 displays any of the trade marks or logos used on our Platform without our permission or that of the owner of such trade marks or logos; or 6.2.4 is placed on a Platform that itself breaches this Policy.

6.3 We reserve the right to require you to immediately remove any link to the Platform at any time, and you shall immediately comply with any request by us to remove any such link.

7 Using our name and logo

You may not use our trade marks, logos or trade names except in accordance with this Policy and our Terms of Use.

8 Breach

8.1 We shall apply the terms of this Policy in our absolute discretion. In the event of your breach of this Policy we may terminate or suspend your use of the Platform, remove or edit Content, disclose Content or any other communication to users of our Platform by you to law enforcement authorities or take any action we consider necessary to remedy the breach.

8.2 If we become aware that a user is underage, we will deactivate that user's account immediately and delete all information and content of that user from the Platform and all back-ups. If you are a parent or legal guardian and become aware that your minor/child has registered on the Platform, please notify us immediately at [email protected]