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and Conditions" under which you may use www.water-experts-network.org
("the Web Site"). Please read this page carefully. If you do
not accept the Terms and Conditions stated here, do not use this web site
and services. By using this web site, you are indicating your acceptance
to be bound by the terms of these Terms and Conditions. WaterExpertsNetwork
Ltd. may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this
posting. You should visit this page periodically to review the Terms and
Conditions, because they are binding on you. The terms "You" and "User"
as used herein refer to all individuals and/or entities accessing this
web site for any reason.
WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. authorizes
you to view and download a single copy of the material on the Web Site
solely for your personal, noncommercial use.
The contents of this Web Site,
such as text, graphics, images, logos, button icons, software and other
"Material", are protected under copyright, trademark and other laws. All
Material is the property of WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd.. The compilation
(meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on this
Web Site is the exclusive property of WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. and protected
by copyright laws. Unauthorized use of the Material may violate copyright,
trademark, and other laws. You must retain all copyright, trademark, service-mark
and other proprietary notices contained in the original Material on any
copy you make of the Material. You may not sell or modify the Material
or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use
the Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use
of the Material on any other web site or in a networked computer environment
for any purpose is prohibited.
You shall not copy or adapt
the HTML code that WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. creates to generate its pages.
It is also protected by WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd.’s copyright.
Users may not use the Web Site
in order to transmit, distribute, store or destroy material:
- in violation of any applicable
law or regulation;
- in a manner that will infringe
the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property
rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal
rights of others, or;
- that is defamatory, obscene,
threatening, abusive or hateful.
Users are prohibited from violating
or attempting to violate the security of the Web Site, including, without
- accessing data not intended
for such user or logging into a server or account which the user is
not authorized to access;
- attempting to probe, scan
or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security
or authentication measures without proper authorization;
- attempting to interfere
with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation,
via means of submitting a virus to the Web Site, overloading, "flooding",
"spamming", "mailbombing" or "crashing";
- sending unsolicited e-mail,
including promotions and/or advertising of products or services, or;
- forging any TCP/IP packet
header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroups
posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil
or criminal liability. WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. will investigate occurrences
which may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with,
law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in
Specific Prohibited Uses
The Web Site may be used only
for lawful purposes by freelancers seeking an assignment and organisations
seeking freelancers. WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. specifically prohibits any
use of the Web Site, and all users agree not to use the Web Site, for
any of the following:
- Posting any incomplete,
false or inaccurate biographical information or information which is
not your own accurate résumé.
- Posting any franchise, pyramid
scheme, "club membership", distributorship or sales representative agency
arrangement or other business opportunity which requires an up front
or periodic payment, pays commissions only (no significant salary),
requires recruitment of other members, sub-distributors or subagents.
- Deleting or revising any
material posted by any other freelancer or organisation.
- Using any device, software
or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working
of this Web Site or any activity being conducted on this site.
- Taking any action which
imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on this Web
- If you have a username and
password allowing access to a nonpublic area of this Web Site, disclosing
to or sharing your password with any third parties or using your password
for any unauthorized purpose.
- Notwithstanding anything
to the contrary contained herein, using or attempting to use any engine,
software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (including without
limitation browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents)
to navigate or search this Web Site other than the search agents available
from WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. on this Web Site and other than generally
available third party web browsers (e.g., Netscape Navigator, Microsoft
- Attempting to decipher,
decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprising
or in any way making up a part of the Web Site.
When you register for the Web
Site, you will be asked to provide WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. with certain
information including, without limitation, a valid e-mail address (your
"Information"). In addition to the terms and conditions that may be set
that WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. may disclose to third parties, on an anonymous
basis, certain aggregate information contained in your registration application.
WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. will not disclose to any third party your name,
address, e-mail address or telephone number without your prior consent,
except to the extent necessary or appropriate to comply with applicable
laws or in legal proceedings where such information is relevant. WaterExpertsNetwork
Ltd. reserves the right to offer third party services and products to
you based on the preferences that you identify in your registration and
at any time thereafter; such offers may be made by WaterExpertsNetwork
Ltd. or by third parties. Please see the WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. privacy
statement for further details regarding your Information.
As a user, you are responsible
for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of
their posting. You must not, and by using this Web Site you agree not
to, do the following things:
- post material that is copyrighted,
unless you are the copyright owner or have the permission of the copyright
owner to post it;
- post material that reveals
trade secrets, unless you own them or have the permission of the owner;
- post material that infringes
on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy
or publicity rights of others;
- post material that is obscene,
defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing
to another user or any other person or entity;
- post a sexually-explicit
image or statement;
- post advertisements or solicitations
- post chain letters or pyramid
- impersonate another person
- post material that contains
viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or other computer
programming routines or engines that are intended to damage, detrimentally
interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system,
data or information.
WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. does
not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability
of communications posted by users or endorse any opinions expressed by
users. You acknowledge that any reliance on material posted by other users
will be at your own risk.
WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. acts
as a passive conduct for the online distribution and publication of user-submitted
information and has no obligation to screen communications or information
in advance and is not responsible for screening or monitoring material
posted by users. If notified by a user of communications which allegedly
do not conform to these Terms and Conditions, WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd.
may investigate the allegation and determine in good faith and its sole
discretion whether to remove or request the removal of the communication.
WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. has no liability or responsibility to users for
performance or nonperformance of such activities. WaterExpertsNetwork
Ltd. reserves the right to expel users and prevent their further access
to the Web Site for violating the Terms and Conditions or the law and
the right to remove communications which are abusive, illegal, or disruptive.
WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. may take any action with respect to user-submitted
information that it deems necessary or appropriate in its sole discretion
if it believes it may create liability for WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd..
By submitting content to any
public or nonpublic area of the Web Site, you grant WaterExpertsNetwork
Ltd. the loyalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sublicenseable (through
multiple tiers), non-exclusive right (including any moral rights) and
license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative
works from, distribute, communicate to the public, perform and display
the content (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in
other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed,
for the full term of any rights that may exist in such content. You also
warrant that the holder of any rights, including moral rights in such
content, has completely and effectively waived all such rights and validly
and irrevocably granted to you the right to grant the license stated above.
You also permit any subscriber to access, display, view, store and reproduce
such content for personal use. Subject to the foregoing, the owner of
such content placed on the Web Site retains any and all rights that may
exist in such content.
You are responsible for maintaining
the confidentiality of your username and password. You shall be responsible
for all uses of your registration, whether or not authorized by you. You
agree to immediately notify WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. of any unauthorized
use of your username, password and/or registration.
This Web Site acts as a venue
for organisations to post assignments and freelancers to post résumés
and does not screen or censor the listings offered. WaterExpertsNetwork
Ltd. is not involved in the actual transaction between organisations and
freelancers. As a result, WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. has no control over
the quality, safety or legality of the assignments or résumés posted,
the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of organisations to
offer assignments to freelancers or the ability of freelancers to fill
the assignment. In addition, note that there are risks, including but
not limited to the risk of physical harm, of dealing with strangers, foreign
nationals, underage persons or people acting under false pretenses. You
assume all risks associated with dealing with other users with whom you
come in contact through the Web Site.
Because user authentication
on the Internet is difficult, WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. cannot and does
not confirm that each user is who they claim to be. Because we do not
and cannot be involved in user-to-user dealings or control the behavior
of participants on the Web Site in the event that you have a dispute with
one or more users, you release WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. from claims, demands
and damages (actual and consequential, direct and indirect) of every kind
and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and
undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
We are under no legal obligation
to, and generally do not, control the information provided by other users
which is made available through the Web Site. By its very nature, other
people’s information may be offensive, harmful or inaccurate, and in some
cases will be mislabeled or deceptively labeled. We expect that you will
use caution and common sense when using this Web Site.
The Material may contain inaccuracies
or typographical errors. WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. makes no representations
about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the Web
Site or the Material. The use of the Web Site and the Material is at your
own risk. Changes are periodically made to the Web Site and may be made
at any time.
You acknowledge and agree that
you are solely responsible for the form, content and accuracy of any résumé
or material contained therein placed by you on the Web Site. Organisations
are solely responsible for their postings on the Web Site.
WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. is
not to be considered to be an employer with respect to your use of the
Web Site and WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. shall not be responsible for any
employment decisions, for whatever reason made, made by any entity posting
assignment on the Web Site.
WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. does
not warrant that the web site will operate error-free or that the web
site and it’s server are free of computer viruses or other harmful mechanisms.
If your use of the web site or the material results in the need for servicing
or replacing equipment or data, WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. is not responsible
for those costs.
The web site and material are
provided on an "as is" basis without any warranties of any kind. WaterExpertsNetwork
Ltd., to the fullest extent permitted by law, disclaims all warranties,
whether express or implied, including the warranty of merchantability,
fitness for particular purpose and non-infringement. WaterExpertsNetwork
Ltd. makes no warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness,
or timeliness of the material, services, software, text, graphics and
Disclaimer of Consequential
In no event shall WaterExpertsNetwork
Ltd. be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation,
incidental and consequential damages, lost profits, or damages resulting
from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use or inability
to use the web site and the material, whether or not WaterExpertsNetwork
Ltd. is advised of the possibility of such damages.
Links to Other Sites
The Web Site contains links
to third party web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience
to you and not as an endorsement by WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. of the contents
on such third-party Web sites. WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. is not responsible
for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations
regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third party Web
sites. If you decide to access linked third party Web sites, you do so
at your own risk.
Resale or Commercial Use
You agree not to resell or
assign your rights or obligations under these Term of Use. You also agree
not to make any unauthorized commercial use of the Web Site.
WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. reserves
the right, at its sole discretion, to pursue all of its legal remedies,
including but not limited to deletion of your postings from this Web Site
and immediate termination of your registration with or ability to access
the Web Site and/or any other service provided to you by WaterExpertsNetwork
Ltd., upon any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions or if WaterExpertsNetwork
Ltd. is unable to verify or authenticate any information you submit to
the Web Site registration with or ability to access the Web Site.
All price quotations, unless
otherwise stated in writing are subject to change without notice.
Billing occurs within the first
days of each period and includes the next periods account activity. A
written bill is sent to you at that time. You are responsible to pay any
amount due, whether or not you receive the bill.
You are responsible for paying
on time. Payments are due on the first day of the period. Late fees will
apply, and your account may be suspended for nonpayment. If payment is
not made timely, WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. at its option, may immediately
terminate the contract. In addition, the customer shall be liable to WaterExpertsNetwork
Ltd. for all attorney's fees and other costs of collection. Interest will
accrue on any past due amounts at the rate of one and one-half (1 1/2%)
percent per month, but not in excess of the lawful maximum. WaterExpertsNetwork
Ltd. shall have the right to hold the customer liable for all amounts
due. All Charges for service are due when billed. If your payments are
more than 30 days past due your Internet account is subject to suspension!
If your account is 60 days past due it will go to collections. In no case
will your account be reinstated without full payment of past due amounts
plus any additional service charges and the next period payment. The period
you are reinstated will count as a full period. You may cancel your account
at any time. There are no partial period refunds. Under no circumstances
will fees be refunded. If the customer is not able to meet our payment
terms, please do not apply for services.
All fees are inclusive all
applicable sales taxes and are nonrefundable.
Rates are set forth on our
Internet site. WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. will provide 30 days notice of
an increase in our base prices. The customer then has 10 days from the
date of the effective increase to provide WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. with
a written request to terminate service and incur no termination liability.
Otherwise, the customer's existing service will be billed at the new base
prices. The WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. customer will be responsible for
all charges up to 30 days from the date the notice was received.
You agree to defend, indemnify,
and hold harmless WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd., its officers, directors, employees
and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including
without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting
from your use of the Material or your breach of the terms of these Terms
and Conditions. WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. shall provide notice to you promptly
of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and shall assist you, at your expense,
in defending any such claim, suit or proceeding.
If any provision of these Terms
and Conditions are found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction,
the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the
remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain
in full force and effect. These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire
agreement between you and WaterExpertsNetwork Ltd. with respect to the
use of Web Site. No changes to these Terms and Conditions shall be made
except by a revised posting on this page.
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