By using Hardtraxx, you agree to these Terms. If you don't agree to any of the Terms, you can't use Hardtraxx.
Last update: 12-05-2018
These Terms of Service ("Terms") are a contract between you and Hardtraxx. They govern your use of Hardtraxx's sites, services, mobile apps, products, and content ("Services").
We can change these Terms at any time. If a change is material, we'll let you know before they take effect. By using Hardtraxx on or after that effective date, you agree to the new Terms. If you don't agree to them, you should delete your account before they take effect, otherwise your use of the site and content will be subject to the new Terms.
Responsibility and Content Guidelines
Hardtraxx enables online discussions, and in doing so, freedom of expression and identity are core values of the Service. There are a number of categories of content and behavior, however, that jeopardize the Service by posing risk to users, publishers or third party services utilizing the Hardtraxx platform. Users publishing inappropriate content or exhibiting inappropriate behaviors in connection with their use of the Service, including from the following categories, may have their Hardtraxx account suspended or terminated:
- Blackmail or extortion
- Copyright or trademark Infringement
- Deceitful data collection
- Harm to minors or animals
- Intimidation of users of the Hardtraxx Service
- Privacy violations
- Unlawful activities
The above list may be modified or expanded at any time, and individual account deactivation decisions remain at the sole discretion of Hardtraxx.
What are the basics of using the Service?
You may be required to sign up for an account, and select a password and user name. As a condition to using the Service or in order to create certain statements through the Service, you may be required to supply Hardtraxx with certain registration information, including a valid email address or third-party sites or services you access through Hardtraxx.
You promise to provide us with accurate, complete, and updated registration information about yourself. You may not (i) select or use as your username a name of another person with the intent to impersonate that person; or (ii) use as your username a name subject to any rights of a person other than you without appropriate authorization; or (iii) use as your username a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene. Hardtraxx reserves the right to refuse registration of, or cancel a username in its discretion. You shall not use another user's account or any other person's registration information for the Service, any other mobile phones or other mobile devices, or any third party services you access through the Service, without that person's permission.
Your right to use the Service continues until it is terminated by either party. You may terminate by discontinuing use of the Service. Hardtraxx may terminate at any time for any reason. Your use terminates automatically if (i) you violate any term of these Terms, (ii) Hardtraxx publicly posts a written notice of termination on the Service, (iii) Hardtraxx sends a written notice of termination to you, or (iv) Hardtraxx ceases providing access to the Service to you.
Hardtraxx will use reasonable efforts to ensure that the Service is available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. However, there will be occasions when the Service will be interrupted for maintenance, upgrades and emergency repairs. Every reasonable step will be taken by Hardtraxx to minimize such disruption where it is within Hardtraxx's reasonable control. You agree that Hardtraxx will not be liable in any event to you or any other party for any suspension, modification, discontinuance or lack of availability of the Service.
You shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining any equipment or ancillary services needed to connect to, access or otherwise use the Service, including, without limitation, mobile phones, modems, hardware, software, data plans, and long distance or local telephone service. You shall be responsible for ensuring that such equipment or ancillary services are compatible with the Service.
What are my rights in the Service?
The materials displayed or performed or available on or through the Service, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, data, articles, photos, images, illustrations, User Submissions (defined below), and so forth (all of the foregoing, the "Content") are protected by copyright and/or other intellectual property laws. You promise to abide by all copyright notices, trademark rules, information, and restrictions contained in any Content you access through the Service, and you won't use, copy, reproduce, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, upload, display, license, sell or otherwise exploit for any purpose any Content not owned by you, (i) without the prior consent of the owner of that Content or (ii) in a way that violates someone else's (including Hardtraxx's) rights.
You understand that Hardtraxx owns the Service. You won't (except as permitted by applicable law) reverse engineer, modify, or create derivative works based on the Service.
The Service may allow you to copy or download certain Content; please remember that just because this functionality exists, doesn't mean that all the restrictions above don't apply – they do!
What if I see something on the Service that infringes my copyright?
You may have heard of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the "DMCA"), as it relates to online service providers, like Hardtraxx, being asked to remove material that allegedly violates someone's copyright. We respect others' intellectual property rights, and we reserve the right to delete or disable Content alleged to be infringing, and to terminate the accounts of repeat alleged infringers.
Who is responsible for what I see and do on the Service?
Any information or Content publicly posted or privately transmitted through the Service is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such information or Content originated, and you access all such information or Content at your own risk. We aren't liable for any errors or omissions in that information or Content or for any damages or loss you might suffer in connection with it. We cannot control and have no duty to take any action regarding how you may interpret and use the information or Content or what actions you may take as a result of having been exposed to the information or Content, and you hereby release us from all liability for you having acquired or not acquired information or Content through the Service. We can't guarantee the identity of any users with whom you interact in using the Service and are not responsible for which users gain access to the Service.
You are responsible for all Content you contribute, in any manner, to the Service, and you represent and warrant you have all rights necessary to do so, in the manner in which you contribute it. You will keep all your registration information accurate and current. You are responsible for all your activity in connection with the Service.
Hardtraxx has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the Content, accuracy, privacy policies, or practices of or opinions expressed in any third party websites or by any third party that you interact with through the Service. In addition, Hardtraxx will not and cannot monitor, verify, censor or edit the Content of any third party site or service. By using the Service, you release and hold us harmless from any and all liability arising from your use of any third party website or service.
Your interactions with organizations and/or individuals found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such organizations and/or individuals. You should make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any online or offline transaction with any of these third parties. You agree that Hardtraxx shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings.
If there is a dispute between participants on this site, or between users and any third party, you agree that Hardtraxx is under no obligation to become involved. In the event that you have a dispute with one or more other users, you release Hardtraxx, its officers, employees, agents, and successors from claims, demands, and damages of every kind or nature, known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, disclosed or undisclosed, arising out of or in any way related to such disputes and/or our Service.
Will Hardtraxx ever change the Service?
We're always trying to improve the Service, so it may change over time. We may suspend or discontinue any part of the Service, or we may introduce new features or impose limits on certain features or restrict access to parts or all of the Service. We'll try to give you notice when we make a material change to the Service that would adversely affect you, but this isn't always practical. Similarly, we reserve the right to remove any Content from the Service at any time, for any reason (including, but not limited to, if someone alleges you contributed that Content in violation of these Terms), in our sole discretion, and without notice.