Effective August 1, 2016
Welcome to Torus Network! The terms outlined on this page refer to your use of the website and other online properties (the “Properties”) operated by Torus Network, Inc. (“Torus Network”, Torus Teens”, “we”, “us”). Please read these terms carefully.
By entering your birth date and clicking the “I agree” button when registering for our Properties, you are acknowledging you are at least 13 years of age and that if you are between 13 years and 18 years of age, that your parent or legal guardian has given you consent to use our Properties.
When registering, you’ll be asked to provide a password to later access your account. By creating a password, you agree to be responsible for all activities that occur under your account. It’s important to note that you are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password. If you have reason to believe your account has been compromised, please notify us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may give users the ability to post or publish content such as questions, comments, rating, reviews, images, and videos (“Postings”). If you engage in these activities, you acknowledge that we cannot guarantee confidentiality with respect to the Postings. Furthermore, by Posting to our Properties, you are granting us worldwide, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free rights and licenses to host, transfer, display, distribute, use, and reformat the Postings in whole or in part, through any formats and channels. These licenses and rights are perpetual unless you notify us through email@example.com that you would like your Postings removed.
Standard of Conduct
By Posting on our Properties, you are agreeing that you are the creator and owner of the Posting(s) and that your Posting(s) do not slander, violate, or discriminate against any other Property or any other person. You agree that your account and/or Postings do not impersonate any other person or entity. Your are also agreeing that your Posting(s) do not contain any viruses, adware, spyware, worms, or other malicious code. If we find an account to violate our Standards, we may suspend or terminate the account at our sole discretion.
You agree not to use our Properties for any commercial use or purpose unless expressly permitted by us in writing.
You agree to indemnify us and our affiliated companies, customers, partners and licensors (including in each case their officers, employees and agents) from any losses, liability costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising from any claims relating to your use of or Properties, your breach of these Terms, any communication or transaction between you and another user of our Properties, your violation of any third party’s rights (including any intellectual property or privacy right) or the Postings that you provide or make available through our Properties.
You may not upload or transmit any Postings to or through our Properties that violates any law or infringes on the rights of any third party. If you violate these terms, we will hold you responsible for any claims brought against us by third parties because of your Postings (see “Indemnification”, above).
Third Party Sites
Our Properties may include links or references to other web properties as a convenience to users. We do not endorse any such properties and your use of the links we provide, including the information, materials, products and services available through these links, is solely at your own risk.
For any material changes to the Terms, we will make a reasonable effort to notify registered users via the email associated with your account or post the changes to our Properties. If any disputes arise under these Terms they’ll be resolved according to the version of the Terms that were in place when the dispute was communicated to us.
You may request to have us delete your account. After your account is deleted, you will no longer have access to your account information or any Postings.
We may suspend or terminate your account at any time, at our sole discretion. Termination is likely if you violate these Terms, do not log in for an extended period of time or abuse our Properties or other users.
Our Properties are provided “as is” and without any warranty, and you use them at your own risk. We do not promise that our Properties will be available at any particular time or that the Properties will be error free, accurate or reliable.
Certain Postings on our Properties are provided by our users, and we take no responsibility for the Postings they provide.
Limitation of Liability
You are entirely responsible for any actions that are taken using your login or account information, even if they are obtained illegally by someone (such as a hacker) or if you disclose them by accident.
If you are unhappy with our Properties, you may stop using them at any time. You agree that, to the maximum extent allowed by law, we will not be liable to you for any claim (including claims for breach of contract, negligence or tort) relating directly or indirectly to these Terms or our Properties, even if we are negligent. Even if you have informed us about a negative effect, we will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including lost profits, lost savings, loss of goodwill or the cost of substitute goods.
You also agree that this this limitation also applies to any such claims you have against our affiliated companies, customers, partners or licensors (including in each case their officers, employees and agents).
We will not be liable in any way for interruption to your attendance of programs, the loss or corruption of Postings you make on our Properties, your use of or inability to use our Properties, Postings by other users or third parties or changes we make to our Properties or our decision to stop providing our Properties
If such damages can’t be fully disclaimed under applicable law, our maximum aggregate liability to you for all such claims shall not exceed the greater off (a) the amount you have paid us in the last six months and (b) $100.
Legal Notices and Jurisdiction
If we need to contact you in connection with these Terms or your use of our Properties, we will send any notices to the email address associated with your user account. We will also post general legal notices on our Properties.
Any claims related to our Properties or these Terms brought by you or by us will be resolved under the laws of the state of New York (excluding choice of law principles) and must be brought in an appropriate court in that state. Both you and Torus Network agree to the jurisdiction of New York courts, and neither of us may object to having claims brought against us in New York on the grounds that it’s not convenient.