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Please read before posting - forum terms and conditions of use
« on: February 02, 2004, 06:44:18 PM »
Please read and understand prior to posting on this forum.

Skylines Downunder Forums Terms and Conditions of Use


PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SITE.

BY SUBSCRIBING AND/OR POSTING TO THE SKYLINES DOWNUNDER WEBSITE AND DISCUSSION FORUM YOU AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING:
Skylinesdownunder provides this Web site to you, subject to these Terms of Use. The Terms of Use may be updated by Skylinesdownunder from time to time without notice to you.
Comments must be relevant to the issue of Nissan Skyline Motor Vehicles, ownership, ideas and experiences pertaining to the Skyline family, and discourse must be civil.
Comments should start with a concise, descriptive subject, and postings should use the minimum number of words needed to communicate your positions and opinions.
Long documents and content from external sources may not be posted directly to the lists. Include a URL and a brief summary of content to which you would like to direct people's attention.
You are solely responsible for any and all materials you post and you should observe all applicable copyright laws.
While you retain the rights to your postings, the Skylines Downunder discussion forum retains the right to maintain a database of the compilation of all postings, and to use that compilation however it deems appropriate in furtherance of its mission.
There is no right to privacy, anonymity, or confidentiality of discussion forum contributions.
The Skylines Downunder discussion forum is not responsible for the nature or content of anything posted to the discussion forum.
The Skylines Downunder discussion forum reserves the right to remove, at any time, any or all of your discussion forum privileges if the Skylines Downunder discussion forum determines, at Skylines Downunder discussion forum’s sole discretion, that you have violated our standards of behavior.
No unlawful materials may be posted to the Skylines Downunder discussion forum.
Repeatedly posting off-topic messages or spamming the discussion forum by posting the same message to multiple threads or otherwise deliberately disrupting any discussion threads are unacceptable behaviors and will result in termination of your privileges and access to the web forum.
You may not use the Skylines Downunder discussion forum for commercial purposes.
The Skylines Downunder discussion forum may create new discussion forums or remove or alter existing ones.


ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF TERMS:
You acknowledge you have read, and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including without limitation NZ and Aus. export and re-export control laws and regulations regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the NZ or the country in which you reside. You further agree to comply with all local laws, regulations and rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. You represent you have the legal authority to accept these Terms of Use on behalf of yourself or any party you represent. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SITE.

SUBMISSION OF INFORMATION:
Skylines Downunder does not guarantee the security of any information transmitted to or from the Site. You understand and agree to assume the security risk for any information you provide using the Site.

Do not send any confidential or proprietary information to Skylines Downunder through the Site. Except for personally identifiable information relative to you, any information you do send to Skylines Downunder through the Site will be deemed NOT to be confidential ("Non-Confidential Information"). For any Non-Confidential Information you do send, you hereby grant Skylines Downunder an unrestricted, royalty-free, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute the Non-Confidential Information, and agree that Skylines Downunder is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send Skylines Downunder for any purpose whatsoever without compensation to you or any other person sending the Non-Confidential Information. Your personally identifiable information you submit to us shall be treated in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the Site any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material, or any other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under the law.

SKYLINES DOWNUNDER PRIVACY POLICY:
Skylines Downunder's collection and use of personally identifiable information about you is subject to our Privacy Policy. For more information, see our full privacy policy for this site. This site is intended for use by persons over the age of 13. Skylines Downunder does not seek to collect information about children under the age of 13. No information should be submitted to or posted on this Web site by users under 13 years of age. Skylines Downunder encourages parents to take an active role in their children's use of the Internet, and to inform them of the potential dangers of providing information about themselves over the Internet.

PARTICIPATION IN PROMOTIONS AND OTHER SITE ACTIVITIES:
If you choose to participate in a promotion or other Skylines Downunder-sponsored activity ("Website Activity"), you agree to comply with any rules or regulations governing such Website Activity. Additionally, as a condition of your continued participation in the Website Activity, you agree not to: 1) upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable; 2) harm minors in any way; 3) impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; 4) forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Website Activity; 5) upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements); 6) upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party; 7) upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," “post-whoring,” "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation; 8) upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; 9) interfere with or disrupt the service or servers or networks connected to the service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the service; 10) "stalk" or otherwise harass another person or entity; or 11) collect or store personal data about other users. You agree that violation of any of the foregoing will result in your immediate disqualification from participant in the Website Activity, and may result in additional legal actions being taken by Skylines Downunder.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEB SITES:
This Site a may provide links to other third-party World Wide Web sites or resources. Skylines Downunder makes no representations whatsoever about any other web site which you may access through this Site. Because Skylines Downunder has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Skylines Downunder is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, services or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature. References on this Site to any names, marks, products or services of any third parties or hypertext links to third party sites or information are provided solely as a convenience to you, and do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of, or affiliation with the third party or its products and services. Skylines Downunder makes no representation or warranty as to any third party Content, products or services, and you agree that Skylines Downunder shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such third-party Content, products or services available on or through any such site or resource.

NOTICES:
Notices to you may be made via either email, forum news or sticky thread. Skylines Downunder may also provide notices of changes to the Terms of Use or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on the Site.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY:
SKYLINES DOWNUNDER DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE AVAILABILITY, USE, TIMELINESS, SECURITY, VALIDITY, ACCURACY, OR RELIABILITY OF, OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF, OR OTHERWISE RESPECTING, THE CONTENT OF THE SITE OR ANY OTHER WEB SITES LINKED TO OR FROM THE SITE. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL, OR USE OF THIS SITE. THE CONTENT OF THE SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND ON AN "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, SKYLINES DOWNUNDER DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR OTHER VIOLATION OF RIGHTS. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SKYLINES DOWNUNDER SHALL BE DEEMED TO ALTER THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY, OR TO CREATE ANY WARRANTY.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
SKYLINES DOWNUNDER WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT OR LINKS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RELATED TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DEFECTS, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, LINE FAILURE, AND ALL OTHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES EVEN IF SKYLINES DOWNUNDER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, SKYLINES DOWNUNDER'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT OR LINKS, SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO ACCESS THIS SITE.

REVISIONS:
Skylines Downunder may modify, suspend, withdraw or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Content, in whole or in part, at any time without notice. You agree that Skylines Downunder shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, withdrawal or discontinuance of the Content. Skylines Downunder may at any time revise these Web Site Terms of Use by updating this posting. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and you agree to periodically visit this page to determine the then current Web Site Terms of Use to which you are bound.

TERMINATION:
You agree that Skylines Downunder, in its sole discretion, may terminate or restrict your use or access to this Site (or any part thereof) for any reason, including, without limitation, that Skylines Downunder believes you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms of Service, or the terms, conditions, or rules of a sweepstakes, contest, or other promotion contained within the Site.

GENERAL INFORMATION:
The Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and Skylines Downunder and govern your use of the Site, superceding any prior agreements between you and Skylines Downunder relating to your use of this site. You may also be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use purchase products or services, participate in a contest or other promotion, participate in a Skylines Downunder-sponsored Developer Program or service, or use or download software. If any provision of these Web Site Terms of Use is held to be invalid by any law, rule, order or regulation of any government or by the final determination of any state or federal court, such invalidity shall not affect the enforceability of any other provision of the Terms of Use. The failure of Skylines Downunder to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. By accessing the Site you agree that the statutes and laws of the New Zealand, without regard to conflicts of laws principles, will apply to all matters relating to use of the site, and you agree that any litigation shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of New Zealand. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Site, or the Terms of Use must be filed within one (1) month after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

VIOLATIONS:
Please report any violations of these Terms of Use to Skylinesdownunder

Note: These terms and conditions may be changed at anytime without notification. The purpose of these terms and conditions is protect the users of the forum and SDU alike.