- Important Terms
- Your Account
- Prohibited Use
- Content Standards
- Your Content
- Your Responsibility
- Warranties and Disclaimers
- Limits on Liability
- General Tems
These terms include a number of important provisions that affect your rights and responsibilities, such as the disclaimers in Warranties and Disclaimers, limits on the company’s liability to you in Limits on Liability, your agreement to cover the company for damages caused by your misuse of the forum in Your Responsibility.
To use the Forum, you must be a paying subscriber to the product known as “okke” and must register as a user by creating a user account (User Account). To register a User Account, you must possess the legal right and ability to enter into a legally binding agreement with us and you agree and warrant to use the Forum in accordance with these Terms.
You may only register a User Account if you:
are at least eighteen years old;
provide a valid email address;
have a secure password for your User Account and keep it secret;
consent to us contacting you about your User Account (including to verify the personal information that you have provided to us in your User Account) or the Forum; and
keep the information provided current and up to date (including your contact details).
To create a User Account, you must provide us with some personal information about yourself. If you create an account, you must provide, at a minimum, a valid email address, residential address, telephone number, payment information and other personal information. You may close your account at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
You are responsible for all actions taken using your User Account, whether authorised by you or not, until you either close your User Account or notify okke that your User Account has been compromised. You must notify okke immediately if you suspect your User Account has been compromised.
okke may restrict, suspend or close your account on the Forum according to its policy for handling copyright-related takedown requests, or if okke reasonably believes that you have broken any provisions of these Terms. You may no longer use the Forum if okke contacts you directly to say that you may not.
use the Forum to break the law;
publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, misleading or unlawful material or information;
introduce malicious programs such as viruses, corrupted files, worms, trojan horses, e-mail bombs and other software or programs that may damage the operation of a computer;
use the Forum in breach of laws relating to the protection of copyright, trade marks, trade secrets, patents or other intellectual property and laws relating to spam or privacy;
make any unauthorised copy of any copyrighted material owned or licenced by okke or other third parties;
use or try to use another user’s account on the Forum without their specific written permission;
buy, sell or otherwise trade in user names or other unique identifiers on the Forum;
send advertisements, chain letters or other solicitations through the Forum, or use the Forum to gather addresses or other personal data for commercial mailing lists or databases;
automate access to the Forum or monitor the Forum, such as with a web crawler, browser plug-in or add-on, or other computer program that is not a web browser. You may crawl the Forum to index it for a publicly available search engine, if you run one;
use the Forum to send email to distribution lists, newsgroups, or group mail aliases;
falsely imply that you are affiliated with or endorsed by okke;
hyperlink to images or other non-hypertext content on the Forum on other webpages;
remove any marks showing proprietary ownership from materials you download from the Forum;
show any part of the Forum on other websites;
disable, avoid, or circumvent any security or access restrictions of the Forum;
strain infrastructure of the Forum with an unreasonable volume of requests, or requests designed to impose an unreasonable load on information systems underlying the Forum;
impersonate others through the Forum; or
encourage or help anyone in violation of these Terms.
You expressly acknowledge and agree that this Forum is a means of public and not private communication. Content submitted to this Forum can be accessed by other users and the general public. Due care should be taken when sharing private materials on this Forum. You must not post any content to the Forum that falls into any of the following categories and okke may remove any content that:
illegal, offensive, or otherwise harmful to others. This includes content that is harassing, inappropriate, or abusive;
violates the law, infringes anyone’s intellectual property rights, violates anyone’s privacy, or breaches agreements you have with others;
contains malicious computer code, such as computer viruses or spyware;
is a mere placeholder, to hold a particular address, user name, or other unique identifier; or
discloses information that you do not have the right to disclose, such as others’ confidential or personal information.
okke may investigate and prosecute violations of these Terms to the fullest legal extent. okke may notify and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting violations of the law and these Terms. okke reserves the right to reveal your identity, or whatever information we know about you, in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any content posted by you.
okke reserves the right to moderate content posted to the Forum. okke reserves the right to change, redact, revoke access to or delete content on the Forum at any time for any reason. If you believe someone has submitted content to the Forum in violation of these Terms, contact us immediately.
Nothing in these Terms gives okke any ownership rights in intellectual property that you share with the Forum, such as your account information, posts or other content you submit to the Forum. Nothing in these Terms gives you any ownership rights in okke’s intellectual property.
Between you and okke, you remain solely responsible for content you submit to the Forum. You agree not to wrongly imply that content you submit to the Forum is sponsored or approved by okke. These Terms do not obligate okke to store, maintain, or provide copies of content you submit, or to change it.
Content you submit to the Forum belongs to you and you decide what permission to give others for it. However, at a minimum, you licence to okke, at no cost, to provide content that you submit to the Forum to other users of the Forum. This special licence allows okke to amend, copy, publish and analyse content you submit (in whole or in part) to the Forum.
When content you submit is removed from the Forum, whether by you or by okke, okke’s special licence ends when the last copy disappears from our backups, caches and other systems. Other licences you apply to content you submit, such as Creative Commons licences, may continue after your content is removed. Those licences may give others, or okke itself, the right to share your content through the Forum again.
Others who receive content you submit to the Forum may violate the terms on which you licence your content. You agree that okke will not be liable to you for those violations or their consequences.
Both you and okke agree to notify the other side of any legal claims for which you might have to indemnify okke within seven days. You agree to allow okke absolute discretion to control investigations, defences and settlements of legal claims for which you would have to indemnify us. You must cooperate with those efforts. okke will not agree to any settlement that admits fault for you or imposes obligations on you without your prior agreement (acting reasonably).
Content posted to this Forum does not necessarily represent the opinions or ideals of okke or its related entities. To the maximum extent permitted by law, okke makes no warranties or representations about the Forum or the content, including but not limited to warranties or representations that they will be complete, accurate or up-to-date, that access will be uninterrupted or error-free or free from viruses, or that the Forum will be secure.
You accept all risk of using the Forum and content on the Forum. To the maximum extent permitted by law, okke and its related entities provide the Forum as is, without any warranty whatsoever.
The Forum may hyperlink to and integrate forums and services run by others. okke does not make any warranty about services run by others, or content they may provide. Use of services run by others are governed by other terms between you and the other service provider.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless okke, its related entities, its agents, affiliates, officers, employees and representatives from and against any and all claims, liability, loss, damages, costs and expenses arising from or related to your use, attempted use or misuse of the Forum, including, without limitation, your violation of these Terms, infringement by you, or any other subscriber or user of your User Account, of any intellectual property right or other right of any person or entity.
okke will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature whatsoever, including without of limitation damages relating to indirect loss, consequential loss, lost revenues or profits, lost data, work stoppage, computer failure or malfunction resulting from or in any way related to the use of this Forum or use of any materials posted on or made available in this Forum or any other website to which a link is provided or on which a link is provided to this Forum.
To the maximum extent permitted by law, the total liability to you by okke for claims of any kind that are related to the Forum or content on the Forum will be limited to AU$50.
okke welcomes your feedback. comments and suggestions for the Forum. See the Contact section below for ways to get in touch with us.
You agree that okke will be free to act on feedback, comments and suggestions you provide and that we will not have to notify you that your feedback, comment or suggestion was used, get your permission to use it, or pay you. You agree not to submit feedback, comments or suggestions that you believe might be confidential or proprietary, to you or others.
Either you or okke may end these Terms at any time. When these Terms end, your permission to use the Forum also ends.
The following provisions survive the end of these Terms: Your Account, Your Content, Your Responsibility, Warranties and Disclaimers, Limits on Liability, Feedback and General Terms.
If a provision of these Terms is unenforceable as written, but could be changed to make it enforceable, that provision should be modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it enforceable. Otherwise, that provision should be removed.
You may not assign your agreement with okke (which may be withheld at our absolute discretion). okke may, at its absolute discretion, assign your agreement to any affiliate of okke, any other company that obtains control of okke, or any other company that buys assets of okke related to the Forum. Any attempted assignment against these Terms has no legal effect.
Neither the exercise of any right under these Terms, nor waiver of any breach of these Terms, waives any other breach of these Terms.
These Terms are governed by the laws of South Australia. Each party irrevocably and unconditionally submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts operating in South Australia and any courts entitled to hear appeals from those courts and waives any right to object to proceedings being brought in those courts.
You may provide notice to okke under these Terms, and send questions to us, at email@example.com.
okke may provide notice to you under these Terms using the email address you provide for your User Account on the Forum, or by posting a message to the homepage of the Forum or your account page.
okke last updated these Terms on 20th September, 2022. okke reserves the right to update or modify these Terms at any time without prior notice to you. Your use of this Forum following any such change constitutes your unconditional agreement to follow and be bound by these Terms as amended. For this reason, we encourage you to review these Terms whenever you use this Forum.