Last updated: Jan 22 2007
This document outlines the responsibilities and obligations of the user (hereafter known as “You”) and StepWhere (hereafter known as “Us”). Our service offerings are collectively referred to as the “Service” throughout this document.
Your acceptance of these terms is indicated by your use of the Service and specifically, but not limited to, the StepWhere website. We reserve the right to terminate your usage of the Service if we believe you have not abided by these terms in any way. We also reserve the right to terminate your use of the Service at any time, for any reason, at our sole discretion.
These terms may be modified from time to time without explicit notice to You. For this reason you should review these terms periodically when using the Service.
User Submitted Content Copyright & Licensing
Much of the content available on the Service is submitted by users. Copyright is always retained by users' with regard to content they submit to the Service.
When you post submissions on the Service, you retain all of your ownership rights in your Submissions. However, by submitting this content to StepWhere, you hereby grant Us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the content in connection with the StepWhere Website and related or successive businesses, in any media formats, through any channels.
You may terminate our license to your content at any time by deleting the relevant submissions from the Service.
Content made available on the Service is for personal, non-commercial use only. You may not violate our users' rights by reproducing this content through any automated or manual means without express written permisison.
You agree to use the Service only for lawful purposes. You warrant that you possess all applicable rights to any content you post on the Service, and that you will refrain from posting any content to which you do not hold the applicable rights.
You may not use the Service to engage in any activity which directly or indirectly inteferes with another persons' privacy.
You agree to indemnify Us against any usage of the Service You undertake that may lead to legal recourse by any 3rd party. We take no responsibility for any actions undertaken by You in your use of the Service.
StepWhere collects a variety of information from our users for a variety of reasons. This document below outlines what we collect, why, and how we protect it.
When you register to use the Service, we collect personally identifying information including your email address.
We use this information for administrative purposes, and to maintain good communicative relationships with our users. This includes email contact, which you may opt out of at any time.
We also use this information to verify that our customers are abiding by our Terms of Service.
Your personal information is protected by the Commonwealth of Australia Privacy Act. We warrant that we will not disclose this information to any 3rd party except as required by law.
- Tracking of user login sessions.
- Tracking user referrals.
- To help ensure our users are abiding by the Terms of Service.
- To track advertising and marketing activities.
THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND ANY EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SERVICE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
This usage agreement is issued in Australia and therefore subject to the laws of the Commonwealth of Australia. Disputes shall be settled in accordance with said laws.