Welcome to Zealnut! Zealnut is a social networking platform that connects people from all around the world. By using our services, you agree to the following terms and conditions:
1. General Terms
1.2. Eligibility. You must be at least 13 years of age to use our platform. If you are under 18, you must have permission from a parent or legal guardian.
1.3. User Accounts. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password, and for restricting access to your account. You are responsible for all activities that occur under your account.
1.4. Changes to Terms. We reserve the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time. If we make material changes, we will notify you by email or by posting a notice on our platform. Your continued use of our platform after any such changes will constitute your acceptance of the new terms and conditions.
2. User Conduct
2.1. Prohibited Activities. You agree not to engage in any of the following activities on our platform:
(a) Using our platform for any illegal purpose, or in violation of any local, state, national, or international law;
(b) Harassing, threatening, or otherwise violating the legal rights (such as the rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
(c) Uploading, posting, or transmitting any content that is unlawful, harmful, obscene, hateful, or otherwise objectionable;
(d) Interfering with or disrupting our platform, servers, or networks;
(e) Attempting to gain unauthorized access to any portion of our platform, or any systems or networks connected to our platform;
(f) Posting or transmitting any information that contains a virus or other harmful component;
(g) Engaging in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying our platform.
2.2. User Content. You retain ownership of any content that you upload, post, or transmit on our platform. However, by using our platform, you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, sublicensable, and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the content in connection with our platform and our business.
2.3. User Feedback. If you provide us with any feedback or suggestions regarding our platform, we may use such feedback or suggestions for any purpose without any obligation to you.
3. Intellectual Property Rights
3.1. Zealnut Content. All content on our platform, including text, graphics, logos, images, software, and other material, is owned by Zealnut or our licensors, and is protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws.
3.2. User Content. You represent and warrant that you have all necessary rights to upload, post, or transmit any content on our platform, and that such content does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party.
3.3. Copyright Infringement. If you believe that any content on our platform infringes your copyright, please contact us at [email protected] with the following information:
(a) A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
(b) The URL of the content that you claim infringes your copyright;
(c) Your contact information, including your name, address, telephone number, and email address;
(d) A statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the content is not authorized by the copyright owner.
4.2. User Data. You are solely responsible for any personal information or other data that you provide or transmit on our platform. You agree to comply with all applicable data protection laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) if you are located in the European Union.
5.1. No Warranties. Our platform is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis, without any warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.
5.2. No Endorsement. We do not endorse, guarantee, or assume any responsibility for any user content, third-party content, or other content on our platform.
5.3. No Liability. We are not liable for any damages arising from the use of our platform, including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.
6.1. Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from any claims, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including attorneys' fees) arising out of or in connection with your use of our platform, your violation of these terms and conditions, or your violation of any rights of another.
7.1. Governing Law. These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.
7.2. Dispute Resolution. Any dispute arising out of or in connection with these terms and conditions shall be resolved through binding arbitration in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association.
8.2. Severability. If any provision of these terms and conditions is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.
8.3. Waiver. Our failure to enforce any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision or of the right to enforce such provision.
Thank you for using Zealnut! If you have any questions or comments about these terms and conditions, please contact us at [email protected]