TOWNFISH TERMS OF SERVICE
Updated: 10th November 2018
Welcome to TownFish!
These terms of service (“Terms”) govern your access and use of our services, products, features, apps, API’s, technologies, software, ads, commerce services, and any information, text, links, graphics, photos, images, audio, video, or other materials or arrangements of materials uploaded, downloaded, or appearing on the Services (collectively referred to as “Content”).
TownFish Limited is a company registered in England and our registered company address is 44 Park Avenue, Barking, Essex, IG11 8QU.
ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
We will allow you to use the Service and you agree to comply with:
- The Terms of Service appearing on this page
- All other conditions we may apply from time to time for the use of the TownFish services
UPDATING THE TERMS OF SERVICE
We work constantly to develop new features and improve our services and from time to time we may need to update these Terms.
Unless otherwise required by law, we will notify you (by email or through our services) at least 30 days before we make changes to the Terms to give you an opportunity to review them before they go into effect.
When the new Terms go into effect you will need to agree to them, they will be presented to you the next time you log in to access your account after the update has gone live, and you will need to agree to them again in order to continue using our services.
USING THE SERVICES
Please review our Community Guidelines which form part of the Terms of Service and outline what is prohibited on TownFish. You may use the Services only in compliance with these Terms and all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
You cannot use TownFish if:
- You are under the age of 16
- You are a convicted sex offender
- We previously disabled your account for violation of our terms and policies
You may not use our Service to do or share anything:
- which violates these Terms and our Community Guidelines
- that is unlawful, misleading, discriminatory or fraudulent.
- that infringes or violates someone else’s rights.
We can remove Content you share if you are in violation of these provisions and we may also deactivate your account if you repeatedly infringe on other people’s intellectual property rights. Where appropriate we will take steps to notify you if we remove your Content either by email or within the Services.
The Services may change from time to time, at our discretion. We may stop (permanently or temporarily) providing the Services or any features within the Services to you or to users generally. We also retain the right to create limits on use and storage at our sole discretion at any time. We may also remove or refuse to distribute any Content on the Services, suspend or terminate users, and reclaim usernames without liability to you.
You alone are responsible for your use of the Services and the Content you provide and publish on TownFish. Once published, it cannot always be withdrawn, and you assume all risks associated with the Content. We advise that you only provide Content you are comfortable sharing.
You retain your rights to any Content you submit, publish and display on or through the Services. Your Content belongs to you and not us.
By submitting, publishing, or displaying Content on or through the services you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, and worldwide license to host, use, distribute, modify, run, copy, publicly perform or display, translate, and create derivative works of your content.
You give exclusive permission for us to store, copy, and share your Content with other service providers that we work with and who support our services.
You can end this license at any time by deleting your Content on TownFish or by deactivating your account.
You expressly agree not to post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish through the Platform any of the following:
Any message, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, graphics (including trademarks), code or any other material (“Content”) that is false, unlawful, misleading, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing or advocates harassment of another person, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable
Content that is patently offensive to the online community, such as content that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual
Content that would constitute, encourage, promote or provide instructions for the conduct of an illegal activity, criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate the rights of any party in any country in the World or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law.
Content that provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone’s privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;
Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party. In particular, content that promotes an illegal or unauthorised copy of another person’s copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;
Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity, including TownFish;
Unsolicited promotions, mass mailings or “spamming”, transmission of “junk mail”, “chain letters,” political campaigning, advertising, contests, raffles, or solicitations;
Content containing commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and pyramid schemes;
Private information of any third party, including, without limitation, surname (family name) addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers, and credit card numbers.
Contains restricted or password only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);
Viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files;
Content that is unrelated to the topic of the Interactive Area(s) in which such Content is posted; or
Content or links to content that, in the sole judgment of the Owner,
– violates the previous subsections herein,
– is objectionable,
– restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas or the Site, or
– may expose Us or our affiliates or its users to any prosecution harm or liability of any type.
TownFish does not assume any responsibility or liability for any Content posted, stored or uploaded by You or any third party, or for any loss or damage thereto, nor is TownFish liable for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography or profanity You may encounter. As a provider of interactive services, TownFish is not liable for any statements, representations or Content provided by its users in any public forum, personal home page or other Interactive Area.
You warrant that all Content You post on the Platform is your property and/or that you have the unfettered permission of the owner of that Content to post it on the Platform.
We reserve the right to remove Content that violates these Terms of Service including copyright or trademark violations, impersonation, unlawful conduct, or harassment.
ACCOUNT SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION
We want TownFish to be a place that welcomes users, where they feel free to express their thoughts and opinions, and where they can share and connect with other members.
If we determine that you have clearly, seriously, or repeatedly violated our terms or policies, including the Community Guidelines we might restrict your access to the services, or even suspend or disable your account permanently.
We may also be required by law to terminate this contract and disable your account and where appropriate we will notify you about these changes.
You may deactivate your account at any time and these Terms will then terminate as an agreement between you and us.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
We cannot guarantee that the Services will always function without disruptions, delays, or imperfections. Provided we have acted with reasonable skill and care, we do not accept responsibility for: losses not caused by our breach of these Terms or otherwise by our acts; losses which are not reasonably foreseeable by you and us at the time of entering into these Terms; any offensive, inappropriate, obscene, unlawful, or otherwise objectionable content posted by others that you may encounter on our Services; and events beyond our reasonable control.
We are engaged to provide data to you but we have no control over the nature or quality of the data which is input by the Users on TownFish or collected from our other sources and therefore we accept no responsibility for all and any acts defaults errors or omissions contained within the data.
Neither party enters this Agreement on the basis of or relying on any representation, warranty or other provision except as expressly provided in writing and all other terms implied by statute or common law are excluded so far as legally permitted. Liability or remedy for innocent or negligent misrepresentation is excluded.
Liability is neither limited nor excluded for death or personal injury, or otherwise where it would be unlawful to do so.
You must keep your password secure and any information you provide us with correct and up to date and indemnify us against all losses arising from misuse of your password by a third party or losses arising from your having given to us incorrect or out of date information
By using the Services you agree that TownFish, it’s affiliates, related companies, officers, directors, employees, agents representatives, partners and licensors, liability is limited to the maximum extent permissible in your country of residence.
ENDING THESE TERMS
You may end your legal agreement with TownFish at any time by deactivating your account and discontinuing your use of the Services.