Welcome to Moscow Interpreter's terms and conditions. These terms and conditions apply to and govern your use of the MoscowInterpreter.com Web site (the "Site"). Your use of the Site signifies your agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions. You agree to use Moscow Interpreter in a manner consistent with all applicable laws and regulations and in accordance with the terms and conditions set out in the policies and guidelines outlined below and otherwise set forth on the Site.
License to Use the Site
Moscow Interpreter grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use and display the Site and the materials thereon for your personal use only, provided that you comply fully with these terms and conditions of use. You shall not interfere or attempt to interfere with the operation of the Site in any way through any means or device including, but not limited to, spamming, hacking, uploading computer viruses or time bombs, or the means expressly prohibited by any provision of these terms and conditions of use.
Changes to Terms and Conditions
Moscow Interpreter reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of these terms and conditions of use, in whole or in part, at any time. Changes in these terms and conditions of use will be effective when posted. You agree to review these terms and conditions of use periodically to be aware of any changes. Your continued use of the Site after any changes to these terms and conditions of use are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes.
Moscow Interpreter owns, controls, licenses or has the right to use and provide the Site and all material on the Site, including without limitation text, images, articles, photographs, illustrations, audio and video clips, (collectively the "Site Material"). The Site is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to Russian Federation copyright laws, international conventions, and other copyright laws. Moscow Interpreter is the owner of the copyright in the entire Site. Moscow Interpreter owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of the Site. You agree to abide by any and all copyright notices, information or restrictions displayed on the Site.
You may not modify, create derivative works from, participate in the transfer or sale of, post on the World Wide Web, or in any way exploit the Site or any portion thereof for any public or commercial use without the express written permission of Moscow Interpreter. You may download one (1) copy of Site Material for your personal use, provided that you maintain all copyright, attribution and other notices contained in such Site Material, including without limitation trademarks and service marks of Moscow Interpreter and its affiliates or the copyright holder identified in the individual Site Material's copyright notice.
You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material. You are responsible for complying with all applicable laws, rules and regulations regarding your use of any such downloaded Site Material. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of material from the Site, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark, legend or copyright notice shall be made.
Change to Site
Moscow Interpreter shall have the right for any reason, in its sole discretion, to terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site, including but not limited to the Site Material, or hours of availability. Moscow Interpreter may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Site without notice or liability.
Acceptable Use Policy
By using the Site, you agree that you:
- Will only use this Site for lawful purposes in accordance with our terms and conditions
- Agree to honor our intellectual property rights.
Without limitation of the foregoing, you agree not to use the Site to:
- Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Communication that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, embarrassing, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts (including but not limited to sexual language of a violent or threatening nature directed at another individual or group of individuals), invasive of another's privacy, or hateful;
- "Stalk" another;
- Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Communication that victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, or disability;
- Harm minors in any way;
- Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Moscow Interpreter official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
- Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Communication transmitted on or through the Site;
- Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Communication that you do not have a right to transmit 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);
- Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Communication that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
- Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas which may be designated for such purpose, provided that even in those areas where advertising and promotional materials may be allowed, you shall not upload, post, email or otherwise transmit "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation;
- Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment or any other similarly destructive activity;
- Disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to "scroll" faster than other users of the Site are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges;
- Interfere with or disrupt the Site or servers or networks connected to the Site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service; or
- Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, federal, national or international law and any regulations having the force of law.
You also agree that you will not harvest, collect or store information about the users of this Site or communications posted by others on the Site or use such information for any purpose inconsistent with the purpose of this Site or for, among other things, the purpose of transmitting or facilitating transmission of unsolicited bulk electronic mail or communications.
You acknowledge and agree that Moscow Interpreter may preserve Communications and may also disclose Communications if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce these terms and conditions; (c) respond to claims that any Communication violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Moscow Interpreter, its users and the public.
You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Site, including the display of Communications, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. Moscow Interpreter assumes no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store postings or other information submitted by you or other users to Moscow Interpreter.
Any Communication on the Site may be purged periodically in Moscow Interpreter's sole discretion. You acknowledge and agree that any Communication you view or post is at your own discretion and risk, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Communication. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Site Material or other content appearing on the Site. You further acknowledge and agree that the views expressed by you and other users do not necessarily reflect the views of Moscow Interpreter, and Moscow Interpreter does not support or endorse any content or views posted by you or any user.
Monitoring, Editing and Disclosure of Communications
You agree that Moscow Interpreter has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor Communications posted by you or others at any time for any reason in its sole discretion to determine compliance with these terms and conditions of use
and any other operating rules that Moscow Interpreter may establish from time to time. Notwithstanding this right of Moscow Interpreter, Moscow Interpreter does not and cannot review all Communications, and Moscow Interpreter is not responsible for any Communications. Moscow Interpreter reserves the right at all times to edit, disclose, refuse to post, request removal of or remove any Communication as may be necessary to comply with any law, regulation or government or agency request or if, in Moscow Interpreter's sole discretion, such Communication is objectionable or in violation of these terms and conditions of use.
Moscow Interpreter's Rights to Materials Provided by Users
Moscow Interpreter welcomes your comments regarding the Site. However, any or all material and information provided by you to the Site may be included in a database owned by Moscow Interpreter and its subsidiaries and affiliates in which we have rights and interest, including but not limited to, the compilation copyright. We reserve the right to use any information or materials you provide to us or that we obtain through your use of the Site to the fullest extent permitted by law.
You grant to Moscow Interpreter a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, unrestricted, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use (including use for promotional and advertising purposes), copy, license, sublicense, adapt, distribute, display, publicly perform, reproduce, transmit, modify, edit and otherwise exploit any communications that you post on or through the Site, and any ideas or original materials contained in such communications, in all media now known or hereafter developed. This grant shall include the right to exploit any and all proprietary rights in such communications including, without limitation, any and all rights under copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction. You waive all rights you may have to inspect and/or approve of any use by Moscow Interpreter of any material or idea submitted by you in any communications, or receive any compensation for such use. You waive all rights to any claim against Moscow Interpreter for any alleged or actual infringements of any proprietary rights, rights of privacy and publicity, moral rights, and rights of attribution in connection with such communications. You agree and understand that Moscow Interpreter is under no obligations to use any material or ideas submitted by you in any communications in any way whatsoever.
No Responsibility for Transmitted Material
You acknowledge that transmissions to and from this Site are not confidential and your Communications may be read or intercepted by others. You acknowledge that by submitting Communications to Moscow Interpreter or the Site, no confidential, fiduciary, contractually implied or other relationship is created between you and Moscow Interpreter or any Moscow Interpreter affiliate or subsidiary other than pursuant to these terms and conditions of use. Moscow Interpreter shall not be responsible for the payment of any monies to any party in connection with Moscow Interpreter's use of Communications submitted by you to the Site.
You shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless Moscow Interpreter, and all its officers, directors, owners, agents, employees, Site Material providers, affiliates, licensors and licensees (collectively, the "Indemnified Parties") from and against any and all losses, damages, liabilities, and claims and all fees, costs, expenses, of any kind related thereto (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees) incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of, based upon or resulting from your use of the Site, including but not limited to, any Communications attributable to you. Moscow Interpreter reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you and you shall not in any event settle any matter without the written consent of Moscow Interpreter.
Links to Other Web Sites
The Site contains links and pointers to the other World Wide Web Internet sites and resources (the "Linked Sites"). Unless otherwise noted on the Site, links to and from any Linked Site do not constitute an endorsement by or association with Moscow Interpreter or any of its subsidiaries and affiliates of any third party resources or their contents. Links do not imply that Moscow Interpreter or the Site sponsors are affiliated or associated with or are legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through the links, or that any Linked Sites are authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol of Moscow Interpreter or any of its affiliates. You should direct any concerns regarding any Linked Site to such Linked Site's site administrator or webmaster. Moscow Interpreter does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of, and expressly disclaims, any advice, opinion, statement, or other information displayed or distributed through any Linked Site. You acknowledge that any reliance upon any opinion, advice, or information displayed on or otherwise available through any Linked Site shall be at your sole risk.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Damages; Limitation of Liability
THE SITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT, SERVICES, FUNCTIONS, MATERIALS AND INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITE, IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Moscow Interpreter DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE AND SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS; NOR DOES Moscow Interpreter WARRANT OR REPRESENT THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF THE SITE, THE CONTENT THEREOF, THE MATERIALS, USED ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITE, ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OR HYPERTEXT LINKS TO THIRD PARTIES OR FOR ANY BREACH OF SECURITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRANSMISSION OF SENSITIVE INFORMATION THROUGH THE SITE OR ANY LINKED SITE. Moscow Interpreter AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES MAKE NO WARRANTIES AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE CONTENT AND ANY ERRORS CONTAINED THEREIN UNDER ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO Moscow Interpreter'S NEGLIGENCE. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SITE OR ANY MATERIALS ON THE SITE, YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE. CERTAIN CONTENT MAY BE CONSIDERED OBJECTIONABLE OR INAPPROPRIATE BY INDIVIDUAL USERS AND EACH USER MUST EXERCISE HIS OR HER DISCRETION IN USING AND ALLOWING MINORS OR OTHERS TO USE THE SITE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL Moscow Interpreter, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES OR CONTENT PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT ARE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE CONTENT, MATERIALS AND FUNCTIONS IN THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOSS OF REVENUE OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS OR LOST BUSINESS, EVEN IF SUCH ENTITIES OR AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE THEREOF HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
These terms and conditions of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation, without regard to conflicts of laws provisions. The sole and exclusive jurisdiction for any action or proceeding arising out of or related to these terms and conditions of use shall be an appropriate court located in Moscow, Russia, and you hereby irrevocably consent to the jurisdiction of such courts. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these terms and conditions of use, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of these terms and conditions of use, and the remainder of these terms and conditions of use shall continue in full force and effect. The section headings used herein are for convenience only and shall not be given any legal import.
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