Privacy & Terms

  • YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH OurBlogSpot

    1. When you use the OurBlogSpot Services, you can access services provided by other OurBlogSpot group companies and companies outside the OurBlogSpot group. OurBlogSpot is not responsible for services it does not provide. The terms of service governing a service should always explain who provides the service. You should always look at the terms of service that apply to each service you use especially when you register for a service. The OurBlogSpot terms can usually be found via a link at the bottom of each page of the OurBlogSpot Services.
  • THE OurBlogSpot SERVICES
     
    1. OurBlogSpot provides to you a rich collection of online resources, including, various communication, search and information tools, community forums and social networking services, content, media and entertainment services through its network of properties which may be accessed through various media or devices now known or developed afterwards (the "OurBlogSpot Services").
    2. The OurBlogSpot Services may include important communications from OurBlogSpot, such as service announcements and administrative messages. These communications are considered part of the OurBlogSpot membership and you will not be able to opt out of receiving them.
  • REGISTRATION & ACCOUNT SECURITY

    1. You agree to provide accurate and complete information about yourself when required by the OurBlogSpot Services' registration form (the "Registration Data") and ensure your Registration Data is kept up to date.
    2. OurBlogSpot will issue you with a password and a OurBlogSpot ID when you complete the OurBlogSpot Services' registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and security of your account. Accordingly, you are solely responsible for all activities that occur under your account. You will:
      1. immediately notify OurBlogSpot of any unauthorised use of your account and any other breach of security; and
      2. ensure that you sign out from your account at the end of each session.
  • ADVICE FOR CHILDREN

    1. OurBlogSpot is concerned about the safety and privacy of all its users, particularly children. For this reason, parents who wish to allow their children access to the OurBlogSpot Services should assist them in setting up accounts, supervise their access to the OurBlogSpot Services and determine as legal guardians whether any of the OurBlogSpot Services and its content are appropriate for them. By allowing their child access to the OurBlogSpot Services, parents acknowledge and accept that they will be able to access all of the OurBlogSpot Services including email, communities and social networking services.
  • PRIVACY & DATA DISCLOSURE
     
    1. Registration Data and other information about you and your use of OurBlogSpot Services will be processed in accordance with our Privacy Policy. For more information, please see our full OurBlogSpot Privacy Policy at
    2. OurBlogSpot may access, preserve, and disclose your information and User Content:
      1. to its affiliated companies worldwide for the purpose of providing the OurBlogSpot Services to you in an efficient manner;
      2. for the purpose of properly administering your account in accordance with the standard operating procedures of OurBlogSpot or its affiliated companies; and
      3. if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such access, preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (i) comply with legal process; (ii) enforce the Terms; (iii) respond to claims that any User Content violates the rights of third-parties; (iv) respond to your requests for customer service; or (v) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of OurBlogSpot, its users and the public.
  • USER CONTENT AND CONDUCT

    1. You are solely responsible for all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags and other materials that you submit to the OurBlogSpot Services ("User Content"). You agree not to do anything on, or submit any User Content to, the OurBlogSpot Services that:
      1. infringes any laws (for example, defamation law) or regulations or the rights of another (for example, the laws of copyright or privacy) or encourages others to do so;
      2. is obscene, threatening, violent, abusive, harmful to others including minors, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, harassing, discriminatory or otherwise objectionable;
      3. impersonates another or misrepresents the origin or attributes (including age) of a user or User Content;
      4. is “spam” or any other form of unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or commercial messages except in areas where this is expressly allowed (please read our complete Spam Policy)
      5. contains or links to computer viruses, malware or any other malicious code;
      6. disrupts or impairs the normal operation of the OurBlogSpot Services, or servers or networks connected to the OurBlogSpot Services;
      7. collects User Content or user information, or otherwise accesses the OurBlogSpot Services using automated means (such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers) without our permission; or
      8. reproduces, trades in or otherwise exploits for any commercial purposes, any part of the OurBlogSpot Services (including User Content, advertisements, Software and your OurBlogSpot ID).
    2. OurBlogSpot has no obligation to monitor User Content. OurBlogSpot may reject, recategorise or delete any User Content that is available via the OurBlogSpot Services that violates the Terms or is otherwise objectionable. You must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any User Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any User Content.
    3. The OurBlogSpot Services and software embodied within the OurBlogSpot Services may include security components that permit digital materials to be protected. Use of these materials is subject to usage rules set by OurBlogSpot or content providers who provide content to the OurBlogSpot Services. You may not attempt to override or circumvent any of the usage rules embedded into the OurBlogSpot Services. Any unauthorised reproduction, publication, further distribution or public exhibition of any of the materials provided on the OurBlogSpot Services, is strictly prohibited.
  • LICENCE FROM YOU TO OurBlogSpot

    1. You retain copyright and any other rights you already hold in User Content that you submit, or make available through, the OurBlogSpot Services. When you submit or make available User Content on publicly accessible areas (described below) of the OurBlogSpot Services, you give to OurBlogSpot the following licence(s):
    2. For photos, graphics, audio or video you submit or make available on publicly accessible areas of the OurBlogSpot Services, you give to OurBlogSpot the worldwide, royalty-free and non-exclusive licence to use, distribute, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, publicly perform and publicly display the User Content on the OurBlogSpot Services:
      1. for the purposes for which that User Content was submitted; and
      2. for the purpose of promoting the OurBlogSpot property to which the User Content was submitted or the OurBlogSpot Services anywhere on the OurBlogSpot network or in connection with any distribution or syndication arrangement with other organisations or individuals or their sites.
    3. This licence exists only for as long as you continue to include the User Content on the OurBlogSpot Services and will end at the time you remove, or OurBlogSpot removes, the User Content from the OurBlogSpot Services.
    4. For all other User Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the OurBlogSpot Services, the worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub-licensable licence to use, distribute, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, publicly perform and publicly display the User Content anywhere on the OurBlogSpot network or in connection with any distribution or syndication arrangement with other organisations or individuals or their sites in any format or medium now known or later developed. Your User Content and any associated public user profile on the OurBlogSpot Services may appear on local OurBlogSpot sites in other countries.
    5. "Publicly accessible" areas of the OurBlogSpot Services are those areas of the OurBlogSpot Services that are intended by OurBlogSpot to be available to the general public. By way of example, publicly accessible areas of the OurBlogSpot Services would include OurBlogSpot Answers and public sections of Groups and flickr. However, publicly accessible areas of the OurBlogSpot Services would not include sections of flickr that are private or limited to friends and/or family only and OurBlogSpot services intended for private communication such as OurBlogSpot Mail.
    6. You are solely responsible for any personal data or information that you choose to disclose and make publicly accessible via the OurBlogSpot Services. OurBlogSpot is not responsible for the disclosure and public accessibility of such personal data or information. Any personal data or information (or any other User Content) posted to publicly accessible areas may remain publicly accessible indefinitely.
  • CONTRIBUTIONS TO OurBlogSpot

    1. When you submit ideas, suggestions, documents, and/or proposals ("Contributions") to OurBlogSpot through its suggestion or feedback webpages, you agree that:
      1. your Contributions do not contain confidential or proprietary information;
      2. OurBlogSpot is not under any obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the Contributions;
      3. OurBlogSpot will be entitled to use or disclose (or choose not to use or disclose) such Contributions for any purpose, in any way, in any media worldwide;
      4. OurBlogSpot may have something similar to the Contributions already under consideration or in development;
      5. Except where expressly prohibited by applicable laws, your Contributions automatically become the property of OurBlogSpot without any obligation of OurBlogSpot to you and you waive all moral rights; and
      6. you are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from OurBlogSpot under any circumstances.
  • CHANGES TO THE OurBlogSpot SERVICES
     
    1. OurBlogSpot is constantly innovating in order to provide the best possible experience for its users. Accordingly, OurBlogSpot may change, interrupt, suspend or cancel any of the OurBlogSpot Services temporarily or permanently. We may not tell you beforehand about changes or interruptions that do not materially disadvantage our users or do not materially limit the usage of our services, for example, the addition of functionalities and features or a change to the registration process.
    2. In accordance with section 21, we will tell you a reasonable amount of time in advance of any changes or cancellations of OurBlogSpot Services that will materially disadvantage our users or materially limit the usage of OurBlogSpot Services. This will allow you sufficient time to save any User Content that you may have in that service.
    3. For changes we need to make to meet security, legal and regulatory requirements, we may not be able to meet the timescale above. We will let you know about these changes as soon as we can.
    4. When a Service requires or includes downloadable software, this software may update automatically on your device once a new version or feature is available. Some Services may let you adjust your automatic update settings.
  • CANCELLING YOUR ACCOUNT / EMAIL ADDRESS

    1. You may, at any time, cancel your OurBlogSpot account, any associated email address and access to the OurBlogSpot Services by visiting our Account Deletion page. For more information, please see the relevant Help Pages for more information on this topic.
    2. OurBlogSpot may, without telling you, immediately cancel or limit your access to your OurBlogSpot accounts, certain OurBlogSpot Services and any associated email addresses for the following reasons, including:
      1. if you violate the Terms, including incorporated agreements or guidelines;
      2. requests by law enforcement or other government agencies under valid legal process;
      3. unexpected technical or security issues or problems; or
      4. extended periods of inactivity in accordance with our account deletion policy.
    3. OurBlogSpot will make these decisions in OurBlogSpot's sole discretion. OurBlogSpot will not be responsible for any loss you may suffer through the cancellation of your account, any associated email address, or access to the OurBlogSpot Services.
    4. Cancellation of your OurBlogSpot account may include the following:
      1. removal of access to any of the offerings within the OurBlogSpot Services; and
      2. deletion of your information and User Content associated with or inside your account
  • ADVERTISEMENTS

    OurBlogSpot may sell, license and/or display any advertising, attribution, links, promotional and/or distribution rights in connection with your User Content. OurBlogSpot is entitled to retain all revenue generated from any sales or licences of such advertising, attribution, links, or promotional or distribution rights.

    Your dealings with advertisers found on or through the OurBlogSpot Services, including participation in promotions or payment and delivery of goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, guarantees or representations associated with these dealings, are solely between you and the advertiser. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, you agree that OurBlogSpot will not be responsible for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as the result of these dealings or as the result of the presence of advertisers on the OurBlogSpot Service.

  • EXTERNAL LINKS AND CONTENT

    1. The OurBlogSpot Services may include content, applications and services from or links to external websites or resources (“External Content”). All External Content is the responsibility of the external provider and provided by them subject to their own terms. OurBlogSpot has no control over and does not endorse any External Content and OurBlogSpot is not responsible for the availability, accuracy or reliability of such External Content, or for any loss suffered by you based on reliance on the External Content. Any dispute you have regarding External Content on the OurBlogSpot Services should be taken up with the external provider directly.
  • OurBlogSpot'S PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

    1. The OurBlogSpot Services, which includes any necessary software used in connection with the OurBlogSpot Services ("Software"), contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. Content contained in advertisements or information presented to you through the OurBlogSpot Services may be protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly permitted by applicable law or authorised by OurBlogSpot or the applicable licensor (such as an advertiser), you will not use, distribute, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, rent, sell, publicly perform or publicly display the OurBlogSpot Services, any User Content or Software.
    2. OurBlogSpot gives to you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive licence to use the object code of its Software on a single computer. However, you must not (and must not allow any other person to) copy, adapt, create a derivative work from, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. This will not apply where you are expressly permitted to do so by law or the relevant licensor.
    3. You must not access the OurBlogSpot Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided by OurBlogSpot for use in accessing the OurBlogSpot Services, unless you have been specifically told that you may do so by OurBlogSpot in writing.
  • EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES
     
    1. The OurBlogSpot Services and Software are provided "as is" and OurBlogSpot, its subsidiaries, affiliates and licensors cannot give you any guarantees with respect to them. In particular, OurBlogSpot, its subsidiaries, affiliates and licensors cannot represent or guarantee that:
      1. your use of the OurBlogSpot Services and Software will meet your requirements;
      2. your use of the OurBlogSpot Services and Software will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or free from error;
      3. any information obtained by you as a result of your use of the OurBlogSpot Services or Software will be accurate or reliable; and
      4. defects in the operation or functionality of any Software provided to you as part of the OurBlogSpot Services will be corrected.
    2. No conditions or other terms (including any implied terms as to merchantability/satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose, provision of services to a standard of reasonable care and skill, non-infringement of intellectual property rights or conformance with description) apply to the OurBlogSpot Services or Software.
    3. Nothing in the Terms affect your legal rights which you are always entitled to as a consumer and that you cannot contractually agree to alter or waive.
  • NOTICE

    1. You may communicate with OurBlogSpot. It is provided here.
    2. OurBlogSpot may give you notices (such as those regarding changes to the Terms) by various methods, including email, regular mail, text message, online notices on the OurBlogSpot Services, or other reasonable means. Notifications about OurBlogSpot Services for which no registration is required are generally announced via an online notice on the OurBlogSpot Service.
    3. If you violate these Terms by accessing the OurBlogSpot Services in an unauthorised manner, you may not receive notices. You agree that you are deemed to have received all notices that would have been delivered had you accessed the OurBlogSpot Services in an authorised manner.
  • TRADEMARK INFORMATION
  • OurBlogSpot’s trademarks, trade names, service marks, and other OurBlogSpot logos, brand features, and product and service names are trademarks and the property of OurBlogSpot Holdings, Inc. (the "OurBlogSpot Marks"). You agree not to use in any manner, the OurBlogSpot Marks without OurBlogSpot's prior written permission

  • TERMS & COPYRIGHT VIOLATIONS

    1. Please report any violations of the Terms to Customer Care. For more information, please see OurBlogSpot Help Centre
  • CHANGES TO THESE TERMS

    1. OurBlogSpot may update these Terms in the future for various reasons, including, to accommodate changes in the law or changes to the OurBlogSpot Services. We will give you reasonable advance notice of any material changes before we apply them. Notifications will be made in accordance with section 21 above.
    2. If you do not agree to the changes in the Terms, you should stop using the OurBlogSpot Services and Software.
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