Or, Conditions and Terms...whatever
What follows is necessary legal mumbo-jumbo. In this day and age, it is unwise to fail to practice by CYA rules, and so, we have put together the following list of Terms and Conditions. Please, don't take anything too personally...it's not all about you. These Terms and Conditions are effective immediately, and may be updated at any time.It is your responsiblity to check periodically to ensure that you are aware of and are comfortable with any changes.
CONTROL OF THIRD PARTIES, OR RATHER, THE LACK THEREOF
IKEAFANS allows for the posting of links to third-party websites. The linked websites' content, business practices and privacy policies are not under our control, and we are not responsible for the content of any linked website or any link contained in a linked website. The inclusion of a link on the site does not imply any endorsement by or any affiliation with IKEAFANS. In accessing the site and following links to third-party websites you may be exposed to content that you consider offensive or inappropriate. You agree that your only recourse is to stop using the site and services.IKEAFANS is explicitly not responsible for the manner or circumstances by which third parties access or use public content and is under no obligation to disable or otherwise restrict this access. IKEAFANS provides you with the ability to retrieve and remove your posted content and your personal information from the Site and the Services. This ability does not extend to copies that others may have made or to copies that we may have made for backup purposes.
You are solely responsible for your use of the site and services. Because IKEAFANS mostly serves as a repository of information, user-posted content cannot and does not represent the advice, views, opinions or beliefs of IKEAFANS, and although we strive to present accurate and verified information, IKEAFANS can make no claim of accuracy of any user-posted material.
We know that your contributions in the way of posts, articles, FAQ's, and photos are filled with your experience and knowledge of how things work in the real world, and because of this we are dedicating ourselves to bringing the best of our community to a larger audience. We may do this by including links to your posts, photos or articles throughout the site and by using discussion topics for the basis of new articles and features. We reserve the right to quote forum posts, article content or any other submitted material in future newsletters, throughout the IKEAFANS website and in IKEAFANS promotions. When republishing your quotes or photographs for wide distribution, we will identify you only by your IKEAFANS member/user/screen name. If you would prefer that your words or photographs not be reused or quoted, please notify us of this preference in English by contacting us.
IKEAFANS provides access to portions of its site via RSS/XML feeds; for the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, such access constitutes use of the site. IKEAFANS asks that you use these features respectfully, as outlined in the documentation. You may not use these or any other features or the site itself to allow the display of a substantial portion of the IKEAFANS database or reproduce, duplicate or copy the IKEAFANS site. IKEAFANS reserves the rights to change these features at any time and to disable access to the feeds at any time for any reason.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHTS)
IKEAFANS, the IKEAFANS logo and the IKEAFANS design are trademarks or trade dress of IKEAFANS, and may not be used without express written permission from IKEAFANS, other than for attribution. All other trademarks not owned by IKEAFANS that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by IKEAFANS.
IKEAFANS-originated content included on the Site, such as text, graphics, logos, data compilations, and the compilation of all content on the Site, is the property of IKEAFANS and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. Except as set out in these Terms and Conditions, no reproduction of any IKEAFANS-originated content is permitted without written permission from IKEAFANS.User-posted content is copyrighted, and any use or reproduction of user-posted content other than for one time personal use is strictly prohibited. Copying content from the IKEAFANS site with the intent to redistribute, republish or reproduce in any way other than for one time personal use is a violation of copyright law. We reserve all rights to the content of this site.
IKEAFANS PROVIDES THE SITE AND SERVICES "AS IS" AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY. IKEAFANS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, INFORMATION ACCURACY, INTEGRATION, INTEROPERABILITY OR QUIET ENJOYMENT. Some states do not allow the disclaimer of implied warranties, so the foregoing disclaimer may not apply to you.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
You understand and agree that you use the site and services at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damages that arise from such use. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL IKEAFANS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (HOWEVER ARISING, INCLUDING BY NEGLIGENCE), INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES RELATED TO USE, MISUSE, RELIANCE ON, INABILITY TO USE AND INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, OR TERMINATION OF THE SITE OR SERVICES, DAMAGES INCURRED THROUGH ANY LINKS PROVIDED ON THE SITE AND THE NONPERFORMANCE THEREOF AND DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, SALES, DATA, GOODWILL OR PROFITS, WHETHER OR NOT IKEAFANS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF SUCH POSSIBILITY. YOUR ONLY RIGHT WITH RESPECT TO ANY DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS SITE OR SERVICES OR WITH IKEAFANS SHALL BE TO TERMINATE USE OF THIS SITE AND SERVICES. Some states do not allow the exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusions may not apply to you.
IKEAFANS and you are independent entities, and nothing in the Terms and Conditions, or via use of the Site or Services, will create any partnership, joint venture, agency, franchise, sales representative, or employment relationship between IKEAFANS and you.
We reserve the right to revoke your user rights and/or your membership should you violate any of these Terms and Conditions.
As always, if you have questions or concerns regarding these policies, please feel free to contact us.