These Terms of Service ("Terms") govern your access to and use of niwasocial.com ("the Website"), owned and operated by NIWA ("the Company"). By accessing or using the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree with any part of these Terms, you may not access the Website.
1. Acceptance of Terms
1.1. By accessing the Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms.
1.2. You represent and warrant that you have the legal authority to agree to these Terms and to use the Website in accordance with these Terms.
2. User accounts
2.1. Some features or areas of the Website may require you to create a user account. You agree to provide accurate and complete information during the registration process.
2.2. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account credentials and for all activities that occur under your account. Notify the Company immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security.
2.3. NIWA reserves the right to suspend or terminate your account at any time, without prior notice, if it believes, in its sole discretion, that you have violated these Terms or engaged in any unlawful or unauthorized activities.
3. Intellectual Property Rights
3.1. The Website and all of its content, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, images, and software, are the intellectual property of NIWA and protected by applicable intellectual property laws.
3.2. You may not reproduce, modify, distribute, display, or create derivative works of any part of the Website without the prior written consent of NIWA.
4. User Content
4.1. By submitting any content to the Website, including but not limited to comments, reviews, or other user-generated content, you grant NIWA a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, and irrevocable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, distribute, and display such content in any media.
4.2. You represent and warrant that you own or have the necessary rights and permissions to grant the above license to NIWA for any content you submit.
4.3. NIWA reserves the right to remove or modify any user-generated content that violates these Terms or is deemed inappropriate, without prior notice.
5. Prohibited Conduct
5.1. You agree not to engage in any of the following prohibited activities:
a) Violating any applicable laws or regulations;
b) Impersonating any person or entity or falsely representing your affiliation with any person or entity;
c) Uploading, posting, or transmitting any content that is illegal, harmful, defamatory, obscene, or otherwise objectionable;
d) Interfering with or disrupting the functionality of the Website or any related services;
e) Engaging in any conduct that may disable, overburden, or impair the Website's infrastructure or interfere with the proper working of the Website;
f) Attempting to gain unauthorized access to any portion of the Website or any other systems or networks connected to the Website.
6. Limitation of Liability
6.1. To the maximum extent permitted by law, NIWA shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages, including but not limited to loss of profits, data, or use, arising out of or in connection with your use of the Website.
6.2. The Website is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. NIWA makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the Website's availability, accuracy, reliability, or suitability for any purpose.
7. Modification of Terms
7.1. NIWA reserves the right to modify or update these Terms at any time, without prior notice. The revised Terms will be effective upon posting on the Website.
7.2. Your continued use of the Website after any modifications to these Terms constitutes your acceptance of the revised Terms.