weRead.com Terms & Conditions
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These terms and conditions of use ("Site Terms") apply exclusively to your access to, and use of, the Web site of Ugenie Inc. ("Company"), located at www.weread.com (the "Site") and also as the weRead application on facebook.com, myspace.com, orkut.com, hi5.com and bebo.com. These Site Terms do not alter in any way the terms or conditions of any other agreement you may have with Company, or its subsidiaries or affiliates, for products, services or otherwise. If you are using the Site on behalf of any entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to accept these Site Terms on such entity\'s behalf, and that such entity agrees to indemnify you and Company for violations of these Terms.
Company reserves the right to change or modify any of the terms and conditions contained in the Site Terms or any policy or guideline of the Site, at any time and in its sole discretion. Any changes or modification will be effective immediately upon posting of the revisions on the Site. Your continued use of this Site following the posting of its changes or modifications will constitute your acceptance of such changes or modifications. Therefore, you should frequently review the Site Terms and applicable policies from time-to-time to understand the terms and conditions that apply to your use of the Site. If you do not agree to the amended terms, you must stop using the Site.
The information and services offered on this website are provided with the understanding that neither ugenie.com nor its partners or users are engaged in rendering legal or other professional services or advice. Your use of the site is subject to the additional disclaimers and caveats that may appear throughout the site. We can amend this Agreement either by emailing you about the amended terms, which take effect when we send you the email, or by posting the amended terms on ugenie.com, which take effect when we post them. By continuing to access or use ugenie.com after any such amendment, you agree to be bound by the terms of the amended Agreement. Otherwise, this Agreement may be amended only by a writing physically signed by us.
You may download, view and print a single copy of any other content, solely for your personal and non-commercial purposes, subject to the restrictions set forth in this Agreement. All rights, titles, and interests in and to ugenie.com, and any other content appearing on ugenie.com, will remain the exclusive property of ugenie.com and its licensors. Except as expressly permitted in this Agreement, you may not reproduce, modify or prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, or otherwise use ugenie.com content, or any other content appearing on the ugenie.com Network. You may not copy or modify the HTML code used to generate web pages on the ugenie.com Network. You may not use the ugenie.com Network, or any other content appearing on the ugenie.com Network, on or in connection with any other website, for any purpose.
Company and its agents assume no responsibility for any consequence relating directly or indirectly to any action or inaction that you take based on the information, services or other material on this site. While Company strives to keep the information on this site accurate, complete, and up-to-date, ugenie.com and its partners cannot guarantee, and will not be responsible for any damage or loss related to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information.
User Account: If you (the user) open a user account on the site, then you are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access any secure areas of ugenie.com. You agree not to disclose your password to any third party. You agree to take sole responsibility for any activities or actions under your password, whether or not you have authorized such activities or actions. You will immediately notify the company of any unauthorized use of your password.
weRead provides a number of different services to assist you in social discovery of books. weRead provides information regarding books such as titles, images, authors, descriptions, editorial reviews, user reviews. Ugenie gets this information through its partners. While ugenie.com strives to keep the information on this site accurate, complete, and up-to-date, ugenie.com and its partners cannot guarantee, and will not be responsible for any damage or loss related to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information.
Ugenie.com does not sell, resell or license any products listed on ugenie.com, nor is ugenie.com acting as an agent of sale. Ugenie.com disclaims any responsibility for, or liability related to, such products. Any questions, complaints or claims should be directed to the appropriate merchant or seller.
Content Posted on the Site:
You understand and agree that Ugenie may review and delete any content, reviews, ratings, photos or profiles information (collectively, "Content") that in the sole judgment of Ugenie violate this Agreement or which might be offensive, inappropriate, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of other Members.
You are solely responsible for the Content that you publish or display (hereinafter, "post") on the Service, or transmit to other Members. By posting Content to any public area of the Site, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to Ugenie an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display, and distribute such information and content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such information and content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing.
The following is a partial list of the kind of Content that is illegal or prohibited on the Site. Ugenie reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action in its sole discretion against anyone who violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending communication from the Service and terminating the membership of such violators. It includes Content that:
Eligibility: You must be 13 (thirteen) or older to register as a Member of weRead. Membership in the Service is void where prohibited. By using this Site, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into this Agreement and to abide by all of the Terms & Conditions of this Agreement. Children under 13 are not permitted to use this website.
Term: Joining weRead is free and you may continue to use this Service as long as you adhere to these Terms & Conditions.
Personal and Non-Commercial Use Limitation: You may access, download and print materials on this website for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from this website. Furthermore, you may not use the materials found on this website on any other websites or in a networked environment.
All materials on this site (as well as the organization and layout of the site) are owned and copyrighted by ugenie.com or its suppliers. (c) Copyright ugenie.com 2006. All rights reserved. No reproduction, distribution, or transmission of the copyrighted materials at this site is permitted without the written permission of ugenie.com.
No Unlawful Use As a condition of your use of this website, you warrant to ugenie.com that you will not use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. If you violate any of these terms, your permission to use the website automatically terminates.
You use this website at your own risk. If your use of this website or the materials therein results in the need for servicing or replacing property, material, equipment or data, ugenie.com is not responsible for those costs.
The information, products and services published on this website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Ugenie and its respective suppliers may make changes to this site at any time.
All information, products and services are provided "AS IS" without warranty or price guarantee of any kind. In no event shall ugenie.com and/or its suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with the use of this website or with the delay or inability to use this website, or for any information, products and services obtained through this website or otherwise arising out of the use of this website, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise. Even if ugenie.com or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages because some states/jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you.
Indemnification: You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless ugenie.com, its officers and directors, its employees, its affiliates and suppliers from any liability, loss, claim and expense (including reasonable attorneys' fees) related to your violation of this agreement.
Links to Third Party Sites:
Ugenie.com and its suppliers may make improvements or changes in the information, services, products, and other materials on this site, or terminate this site, at any time without notice. Ugenie.com may modify this agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified agreement. Accordingly, you agree to review the agreement periodically, and your continued access or use of this site shall be deemed your acceptance of the modified agreement.
Repeat Infringer Policy: In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and other applicable law, Company has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at Company's sole discretion, subscribers or account holders who are deemed to be repeat infringers. Company may also at its sole discretion limit access to the Site and/or terminate the accounts of any users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.
Miscellaneous: This agreement and the resolution of any dispute related to this Agreement or the site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of California, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. The company's failure to insist upon strict enforcement of any provision of this agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Any legal action or proceeding between ugenie.com and you related to this agreement shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in California, County of Alameda.
Assignment: You agree that this Agreement and all agreements and information incorporated herein may be automatically assigned by ugenie.com, in its sole discretion, to a third party. You may not assign your obligations to another entity.
General: This Agreement does not create any agency, partnership, joint venture, and employment or franchise relationship. Because you are not an employee, minimum wage laws do not apply to your relationship with ugenie.com. Our failure to act in a particular circumstance does not waive our right to act with respect to that or other circumstances. We shall be excused for any problem due to factors beyond our control. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remaining provisions of the Agreement will remain in full force and effect, and the provision affected will be construed so as to be enforceable to the maximum extent permissible by law. Any waiver of any provision of this Agreement will be effective only if in writing and signed by ugenie.com.