When you sign up for any service within Club Rome you agree to all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Please read the following terms and conditions carefully, as they form the agreement between us. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you may not use the Club Rome site and should not proceed to register. By using Club Rome.co.za, you are agreeing to be bound by this Agreement, including all amendments made to date and hereafter. You FURTHER agree that you have read the RULES of Club Rome and agree to accept them fully.
This Agreement constitutes your agreement with Club Rome with respect to your use of the Service. You must agree to abide by all of the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement in order to become or remain an authorized user of Club Rome. As used in this Agreement, 'we' and 'us' means Club Rome or any successor or assign of Club Rome.
Right to Use
Your right to use Club Rome is subject to any limitations, conditions and restrictions established by us from time to time, in our sole discretion. We may alter, suspend or discontinue any aspect of Club Rome at any time, including the availability of any Club Rome feature, database or content. We may also impose limits on certain features and aspects of Club Rome or restrict your access to parts or all of Club Rome without notice or liability.
You represent, warrant and covenant that you are at least 21 years old.
Code of Conduct
You agree to use Club Rome in accordance with the following Code of Conduct:
a. you will keep all information provided to you through Club Rome as private and confidential and will not give such information to anyone without the permission of the person who provided it to you;
b. you will not use Club Rome to engage in any form of harassment or offensive behaviour, including but not limited to the posting of communications, pictures, videos or audio recordings which contain libellous, slanderous, abusive or defamatory statements, or racist, obscene, or offensive language or images;
c. you will not forward chain letters through Club Rome;
d. you will not use Club Rome to infringe the privacy rights, property rights, or any other rights of any person;
e. you will not post or otherwise distribute messages, pictures or recordings or use Club Rome in any way which i. violates, plagiarizes or infringes upon the rights of any third party, including but not limited to any copyright or trade-mark law, privacy or other personal or proprietary rights, including other intellectual property rights; or ii.is fraudulent, misleading or otherwise unlawful or violates any law;
f. you will not use Club Rome to distribute, promote or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation for funds, advertising or solicitation for goods or services without prior agreement;
g. you will not use Club Rome to distribute or up load any virus, trojan horses or do anything else that might cause harm to Club Rome systems or to other members' systems in any way; and
h. you will not post or transmit in any manner any contact information including, but not limited to, email addresses, 'instant messenger' nicknames, telephone numbers, postal addresses, URLs, or full names through your publicly posted information.
i. you will not use Club Rome to promote any other venue, club or party, either through the public system or the private message system unless otherwise agreed prior and in writing with the webmaster.
Privacy and Use of Information
By using Club Rome you have also agreed to our Privacy Statement. You acknowledge that (a) we cannot ensure the security or privacy of information you provide through the Internet and your email messages, and you release us from any and all liability in connection with the use of such information by other parties; (b) we are not responsible for, and cannot control, the use by others of any information which you post on Club Rome or provide to them and you should use caution in selecting the personal information you post or provide to others through Club Rome; and (c) we cannot assume any responsibility for the content of messages sent by other users of Club Rome, and you release us from any and all liability in connection with the contents of any communications you may receive from other users. As part of Club Rome, we may from time to time, email to you publicly available information about other users of Club Rome whom we believe may meet your pre-selected search criteria. We cannot guarantee, and assume no responsibility for verifying, the accuracy of the information provided by other users of Club Rome, this includes information which we may provide directly to you but which has been posted or provided to us by other users of Club Rome. You may not use Club Rome for any unlawful purpose. We may refuse to grant you an ID or nickname that impersonates someone else, is protected by trade-mark or proprietary law, or is vulgar or otherwise offensive, as determined by us in our sole discretion. You confirm that you will have obtained full right, title, interest and permissions in and to any messages, pictures or recordings prior to your posting to or otherwise distributing them through Club Rome.
Monitoring of Information
We reserve the right to monitor all advertisements, public postings, messages, video and audio recordings to ensure that they conform to the content guidelines which may be applicable from time to time.
Removal of Information
While we do not and cannot review every message or other material posted or sent by users of Club Rome, and are not responsible for any content of these messages or materials, we reserve the right, but are not obligated, to delete, move, or edit messages or materials, including without limitation profiles, public postings, messages, video and audio recordings that we, in our sole discretion, deem to violate the Code of Conduct set out above or any applicable content guidelines, or to be otherwise unacceptable. You shall remain solely responsible for the content of profiles, public postings, messages, video and audio recordings and other materials you may upload to Club Rome or users of Club Rome.
Termination of Access to Service
We may, in our sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Service at any time, with or without notice, for any reason, including, without limitation, breach of this Agreement. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity, or that may otherwise affect the enjoyment of Club Rome or the Internet by others may be grounds for termination of your access to all or part of Club Rome at our sole discretion, and you may be referred to appropriate law enforcement agencies. We reserve the right to maintain and keep on record for any time period we deem fit your information and detail as provided by yourself at registration, including pictures, for the purpose of future reference including where your profile has been suspended as a banning. The right to delete any profile remains entirely with Club Rome.
Club Rome contains information which is proprietary to us our partners, and our users. We assert full copyright protection in Club Rome. Information posted by us, our partners or users of the Service may be protected whether or not it is identified as proprietary to us or to them. You agree not to modify, copy or distribute any such information in any manner whatsoever without having first received the express permission of the owner of such information.
You acknowledge that we are not responsible for suspension of Club Rome, regardless of the cause of the interruption or suspension. Any claim against us shall be limited to the amount you paid, if any, for use of Club Rome during the previous 12 months. We may discontinue or change Club Rome or its availability to you at any time, and you may stop using Club Rome at any time.
Your account is private and should not be used by anyone else. You are responsible for all usage or activity on Club Rome by users using your password, including but not limited to use of your password by any third party.
External Links / Traffic Partners
You agree to indemnify us, from any loss or damages, including without limitation reasonable legal fees, which we may suffer from your activities on or use of Club Rome, including without limitation any breach by you of this Agreement, including but not limited to the Code of Conduct or any charges or complaints made by other parties against you. You shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defence of any claim. We reserve the right to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you; provided, however, that you shall remain liable for any such claim.
Club Rome is distributed on an 'as is' basis. We do not warrant that Club Rome will be uninterrupted or error-free. There may be delays, omissions, and interruptions in the availability of Club Rome. Where permitted by law, you acknowledge that Club Rome is provided without any warranties of any kind whatsoever, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. You acknowledge that use of Club Rome is at your own risk. We do not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any member profile (including any member profile which we may present to you as a potential match to your pre-selected search criteria), advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed, uploaded or distributed through Club Rome, our partners or any user of Club Rome or any other person or entity. You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such opinion, member profile, advice, statement or information shall be at your sole risk. We do not represent or r distributed through Club Rome or any user of Club Rome or any other service. Your continued use of Club Rome now, or following the posting of notice of any changes in this Agreement, will constitute a binding acceptance by you of this Agreement, or any subsequent modifications.
We may modify this Agreement from time to time. Notification of changes in this Agreement will be posted on Club Rome or sent via electronic mail, as we may determine in our sole discretion. If you do not agree to any modifications, you should terminate your use of Club Rome. Your continued use of Club Rome now, or following the posting of notice of any changes in this Agreement, will constitute a binding acceptance by you of this Agreement, or any subsequent modifications.
We reserve the right to send electronic mail to you, for the purpose of informing you of changes or additions to Club Rome, or of any Club Rome related products and services.
This Agreement is entered into in Johannesburg, South Africa. You agree that it will be governed by the laws of South Africa and any disputes arising out of this Agreement will be subject to the local courts. If any provision in this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.
You do not have the right to assign this Agreement or any of your rights to Club Rome to anyone. Club Rome has the right to assign any or all of its rights and duties under this Agreement or to the Service to any third party. At the election of Club Rome, if Club Rome's obligations hereunder are assumed by a third party, Club Rome shall be relieved of any and all liability under this Agreement.
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