Terms of Use

You may not use the AKarlin website unless you read, understand and agree to the blog and forum rules and terms and conditions of use in this document.

Throughout this document “AKarlin” refers to the website http://akarlin.com/, and any blog and any discussion forum located on that website.

By using AKarlin you acknowledge that you agree to the following terms and conditions of use:

1. You agree to hold sole responsibility for all information you transmit through AKarlin, including but not limited to: image files, sound files, video files, text-based logs, articles and/or other written material in whole or in part, as well as links or other direction to any such material. Furthermore, you hereby indemnify the owners and operators of AKarlin from any and all liability arising directly or indirectly from your transmission of information through AKarlin.

2. You understand that by browsing/using AKarlin you might be exposed to objectionable, offensive, indecent and otherwise prohibited material. Additionally, you understand that the owners and operators of AKarlin can offer absolutely no guarantee regarding your exposure or potential exposure to unwanted material of any kind. Therefore, you agree to browse/use AKarlin at your own discretion and risk.

3. You are responsible for your account, the password to your account and any activities conducted by your account. You are responsible for the confidentiality of the password and the account. You agree to ensure that your account is protected by a non-trivial password.

4. If you do not wish any information to be stored in AKarlin’s database, you must not use AKarlin. You understand that the publishing of information upon AKarlin is the purpose of uploading information to AKarlin. By transmitting information through AKarlin, you explicitly grant full and irrevocable, royalty-free license for that information to be published upon AKarlin whenever you are legally empowered to grant such license. You understand that the owners and operators of AKarlin claim no responsibility for the maintenance, upkeep, indexing and/or catalogue of posted information, and you agree to completely absolve the owners and operators of AKarlin of any such responsibility.

5. You agree to abstain from any action that might disturb, interrupt or malign the usability of AKarlin, or involve AKarlin in any such act. You understand this to include but not be limited to: the distribution of material containing viruses or other harmful, malicious, illicit and/or destructive code; tampering or interfering with the functionality of the host network, bbPress software and/or any other software or system constituting a component, accessory or account of AKarlin; any attempts whatsoever to gain unauthorized access to preferences, data, or machinery at or through AKarlin.

6. AKarlin is presented on an “as is” and “as available” basis, and entirely without warranty. You agree to use AKarlin at your own risk. The owners and operators of AKarlin do not make any claim, advertisement, contract or guarantee to your use being an uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free experience. You understand and accept that the owners and operators of AKarlin are neither obliged nor able to be bound to user expectations or requirements; that the owners and operators of AKarlin have no obligation to correct errors in AKarlin, and nor do they have an obligation to “improve”, “enhance”, or to “update” the functionality or performance of any aspect of AKarlin.

You further understand and accept that the owners and operators of AKarlin have the right to modify, cancel, or add function(s) to the site at any time, with or without prior warning or
notice to you, the user. You understand that the owners and operators of AKarlin are in no way obligated to continue the existence of AKarlin, for any duration, and that they are not liable to any party under any circumstances in the event that the decision is made to add or discontinue any or all function(s) of AKarlin.

7. AKarlin owners and operators may decide to terminate any or all of AKarlin at any time, with or without cause. You agree that AKarlin owners and operators will not be liable to you the user or any other party following the termination of any or all of AKarlin.

8. You understand that the owners and operators of AKarlin may suspend or terminate your access to AKarlin at any time, with or without notification or cause. You agree to your account and all information thereby transmitted through AKarlin being left “as is”, edited, dumped, banned or deleted regardless of your current access
status.

9. AKarlin owners and operators are not responsible to the user’s computer system or any data stored on such computer system for any damage that may occur as a result or presumed result of use of AKarlin, nor the downloading of data and software from (or linked to from) AKarlin.

You agree AKarlin owners and operators will not be liable for any loss of use, interruption of business, or any indirect, or consequential damages of any kind (including but not
limited to lost profits) regardless of the form of action.

10. You acknowledge that all the information on AKarlin, including all content, data on any software, sound, photographs and any text, video, or any other information presented to the user by any of AKarlin, or any of the advertising materials, or materials presented by other users of AKarlin, may be protected by copyrights, trademarks or patents. You agree that you are permitted to use said protected content only as authorized by the owners of such content and are not allowed to reproduce, copy, distribute or use in any other content without an explicit authorization by the owners of such content.

11. AKarlin owners and operators reserve the right to modify the blog and forum rules and terms and conditions of use at any time and at their sole discretion. The updated and current version of this document will be posted on the website and the continuation of your use of AKarlin constitutes an agreement by you the user to be bound by the new blog and forum rules and terms and conditions of use. It is your responsibility to check this document regularly. You MUST immediately discontinue use of AKarlin if at any point you do not agree to any part of the blog and forum rules or terms and conditions of use.

12. AKarlin owners and operators have the option to give notices to users via online announcements or email. AKarlin owners and operators may post messages un the Admin category on the blog or in the Admin forum or contact you by email to inform you of changes to the blog and forum rules, terms and conditions of use or any other matters of importance; such announcements constitute a notice to you the user.

13. These terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of California and of the United States which shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any
disputes.