|User Groups Terms of Service|
|Friday, 13 August 2010 02:16|
The Joomla! User Group Directory is a service provided for the Joomla! community. This terms and conditions page describes the terms upon which you may access and use the Directory. By using our Directory, you affirm that you have read and accept all of the following terms and conditions, which may be updated by us from time to time without notice.
Ownership of Copyrights and Intellectual Property
You acknowledge that Open Source Matters or its content providers, own the copyright and all other intellectual property rights to the materials and reviews in the Directory unless otherwise expressly indicated. You agree not to copy, reproduce, download, disseminate, publish, or transfer content in any form or by any means, except with our prior written permission. You further agree not to collect any information from the Directory using automated means (e.g., spiders or scraping).
By providing content for the Directory or a review, you grant Open Source Matters a worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, non-exclusive and limited license to reproduce, edit, publish, translate, and distribute in any medium whatsoever. You represent and warrant that: (a) you are the author of such content or review and have the right to grant this license; and (b) the content or review does not infringe any patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary right of any other party.
Rules for Submissions
Any person or company is welcome to submit their resource for inclusion in the Joomla! Resources Directory or to write a review of an experience with a company which is presented on the Joomla! Resources Directory. There are some basic rules that all who submit their resources and reviews must comply with to qualify for inclusion in the Directory. By submitting a resource or a review to the Joomla! Resources Directory, you agree to be bound by these rules.
Open Source Matters may offer different levels of participation and benefits related to the Directory. Open Source Matters has the right, in its sole discretion, to set and revise rules concerning what benefits are offered to each level of participants. Open Source Matters may modify these rules at any time without notice by posting revised rules on our site. Your continued use of the Joomla! Resources Directory constitutes your agreement to be bound by the rules as modified.
Listings that violate one or more of the standards listed above will not be considered for Registered Joomla User Groups. Inclusion is at the sole discretion of the site editors and Open Source Matters.
We also reserve the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the content of the Joomla! User Groups Directory to determine compliance with our rules. Any published listing that is found to be in conflict with the rules, as determined by Open Source Matters in its sole discretion, will:
Unless required by law, no personal information from the Joomla! User Group members will be shared with third parties, unless this is the direct wish of said member. Open Source Matters will divulge any information collected from you when required to do so by law. In the event that Open Source Matters or substantially all of its assets are acquired, your information will of course be one of the transferred assets.
Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability
The resources and reviews listed in this area have been submitted by the community and are for general informational purposes only. Their listing does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favouring by Joomla!/OSM.
The information on this web site is presented "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. OPEN SOURCE MATTERS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL OPEN SOURCE MATTERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF REVENUE OR LOSS OF USE, ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE THIS SITE, EVEN IF OPEN SOURCE MATTERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or limitations on liability. Accordingly, the above limitations may not apply to you.
We reserve the right at any time to modify, suspend or discontinue the Directory (or any part thereof) with or without notice, and we are not liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension or interruption in services.
Any dispute with respect to our Site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Maryland, excluding its conflicts of laws rules. All visitors to our Site submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and/or federal courts of the State of Maryland.