Terms & Conditions
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Please read our Copyright and License information, which governs the material on this Site (including materials posted by subscribers) and prohibits the republishing, filtering, altering, framing, or linking of this Site or any StarTiger content (including graphics available on the Site) without express permission from StarTiger. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please follow our Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.
The following activities are prohibited. You agree not to:
Use web-accelerated browsers or products (including but not limited to NetJet, NetSonic, MSIECrawler and Teleport-Pro), or other applications that are capable of copying large portions of content from the Site. StarTiger can detect the use of these systems through live logfile analysis and will ban any future use by offenders.
Use robots and crawlers, or similar technology, without following the robot guidelines (found at http://www.robotstxt.org). We are able to detect robots violating the guidelines and we will ban any offenders. If you are using a robot/crawler to check StarTiger links, it must operate according to the robot guidelines (see above). Do not leave new robots unattended and allow a minimum of 1 minute between automated requests.
Use any device, software or routine or the like to interfere or attempt to interfere with any Site functionality;
Take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Site infrastructure;
Use any e-mail addresses appearing on the Site for purposes not relating specifically to the Site;
Access the Site by any means other than through the interface that is provided by StarTiger, or attempt to access any area of the Site to which your access is not authorized; or
Reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code relating to the Site, except to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law notwithstanding this limitation.
Materials provided on this Site are provided "as is", without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. StarTiger specifically does not make any warranties or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any such Materials. StarTiger periodically adds, changes, improves or updates the Materials on StarTiger.com without notice. Under no circumstances shall StarTiger be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense incurred or suffered that is claimed to have resulted from the use of this Site, including, without limitation, any fault, error, omission, interruption or delay with respect thereto. The use of this Site is at the User's sole risk. Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, shall StarTiger or its affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, even if StarTiger has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
The User specifically acknowledges and agrees that StarTiger is not liable for any conduct of any User.
This site may contain advice, opinions and statements of various information providers. StarTiger does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information provided by any information provider, any User of this Site or any other person or entity. Reliance upon any such advice, opinion, statement, or other information shall also be at the User's own risk. Neither StarTiger nor its affiliates, nor any of their respective agents, employees, information providers or content providers, shall be liable to any User or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, alteration of or use of any content herein, or for its timeliness or completeness, nor shall they be liable for any failure of performance, computer virus or communication line failure, regardless of cause, or for any damages resulting therefrom.
As a condition of use of this Site, the User agrees to indemnify StarTiger and its affiliates from and against any and all actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of the User's use of this Site, including, without limitation, any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by the User of these Terms and Conditions. If the User is dissatisfied with any Material on this Site or with any of its Terms and Conditions of Use, the User's sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.
This Site may contain links and references to third-party web sites. The linked sites are not under the control of StarTiger, and StarTiger is not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. StarTiger provides these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link or reference does not imply the endorsement of the linked site by StarTiger. If this Site contains bulletin boards, chat rooms, access to mailing lists or other message or communication facilities (collectively, "Forums"), the User agrees to use the Forums only to send and receive messages and materials that are proper and related to the particular Forum. By way of example and not as a limitation, the User agrees that when using a Forum, he or she shall not do any of the following:
(a) Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
(b) Publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information;
(c) Upload or attach files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy and publicity) unless the User owns or controls the rights thereto or has received all consents therefor as may be required by law;
(d) Upload or attach files that contain viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer;
(e) Delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any data that is submitted;
(f) Falsify the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded;
(g) Advertise or offer to sell any goods or services, or conduct or forward surveys, contests or chain letters, or download any file posted by another user of a Forum that the User knows, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
(h) Use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of the posted content.
The User acknowledges that all Forums and discussion groups are public and not private communications. Further, the User acknowledges that chats, postings, conferences, emails and other communications by other Users are not endorsed by StarTiger, and that such communications shall not be considered to have been reviewed, screened or approved by StarTiger. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information that constitutes part of the content expressed or made available by third parties are those of the respective authors or distributors and not of StarTiger nor its affiliates, nor any of their officers, directors, employees, or agents. You acknowledge that StarTiger does not pre-screen all content, but that StarTiger and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or move any content that is available via Forums. Without limiting the foregoing, StarTiger and its designees shall have the right to remove any content that violates these Terms & Conditions or is otherwise objectionable. You specifically agree that StarTiger is not responsible for any content sent using and/or included in the Site by any third party.
StarTiger reserves its exclusive right in its sole discretion to alter, limit or discontinue the Site or any Materials in any respect. StarTiger shall have no obligation to take the needs of any User into consideration in connection therewith.
StarTiger reserves the right to deny in its sole discretion any user access to this Site or any portion thereof without notice.
No waiver by StarTiger of any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be binding except as set forth in writing and signed by its duly authorized representative.
By accessing this site, certain information about the User, such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, navigation through the Site, the software used and the time spent, along with other similar information, will be stored on StarTiger servers. These will not specifically identify the User. The information will be used internally only for web site traffic analysis. StarTiger, however, assumes no responsibility for the security of this information.
Disclaimer of Warranties
ALL CONTENT, SOFTWARE, AND OTHER SERVICES PROVIDED AT OR FOUND WITHIN THIS SITE BY STARTIGER AND ITS AFFILIATES TO YOU ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "WITH ALL FAULTS", WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, AND STARTIGER AND ITS AFFILIATES HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. SPECIFICALLY, BUT WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, STARTIGER DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES REGARDING THE FOLLOWING: (a) AVAILABILITY OF THE SITE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME; (b) ACCURACY OR CURRENCY OF ANY CONTENT FOUND ON THE SITE; (c) TRANSMISSIONS TO, FROM OR WITHIN THE SITE; (d) FUNCTIONALITY; (e) LACK OF VIRUSES; (f) COMPLIANCE OF THE SOFTWARE, SERVICES AND CONTENT PROVIDED UNDER THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS WITH GERMAN, UNITED STATES FEDERAL OR STATE LAWS OR LAWS OF ANY OTHER COUNTRY WHERE SUBSCRIBER IS USING THE SITE (g) THAT THE SOFTWARE, CONTENT OR SERVICES CONTAINED IN THE SITE WILL MEET ANY PARTICULAR CRITERIA OF PERFORMANCE OR QUALITY.
Limitation of Damages
IN NO EVENT WILL STARTIGER OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO INFORMATION, AND THE LIKE, EVEN IN THE EVENT OF FAULT, TORT, BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR BREACH OF WARRANTY, AND EVEN IF STARTIGER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Limitation of Liability; Exclusive Remedy
ALSO, IN NO EVENT WILL STARTIGER OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE TO YOU AND/OR ANY AGENCY FOR ANY AMOUNT IN EXCESS OF THE TOTAL DOLLAR AMOUNT ACTUALLY RECEIVED BY STARTIGER FROM YOU FOR ACCESS TO THE SITE AND ANY OF THE SERVICES AVAILABLE AT THE SITE DURING THE YEAR PRIOR TO YOUR CLAIM.
Terms and Conditions of Use of StarTiger Web Sites
The use of this web site constitutes agreement with the following terms and conditions:
(a) StarTiger maintains this web site (the "Site") as a courtesy to those who may choose to access the Site ("Users"). The information presented herein is for informative purposes only..
(b) All Material on this Site from StarTiger appears subject to the present Terms and Conditions.
(c) the Site features Personal Collection Pages, which are administrated by the corresponding User. The User is responsible for all content published on his personal pages.