Effective Date: 1/30/14
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Ownership of this Site and its Content
This Site, including all its Content are protected under applicable intellectual property and other laws, including without limitation the laws of the United States and other countries. All Content and intellectual property rights therein are the property of Szikov or the material is included with the permission of the rights owner and is protected pursuant to applicable copyright and trademark laws.
The presence of any Content on this Site does not constitute a waiver of any right in such Content. You do not acquire ownership rights to any such Content viewed through this Site. Except as otherwise provided herein, none of this Content may be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, modified, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without our express prior written permission.
Permission is hereby granted to the extent necessary to lawfully access and use this Site and to display, download, or print portions of this Site on a temporary basis and for your personal, educational, noncommercial use only, provided that you (i) do not modify the Content; (ii) you retain any and all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the Content; and (iii) you do not copy or post the Content on any network computer or broadcast the Content in any media.
The Szikov names and logos (including, without limitation, those of its affiliates), all product and service names, all graphics, all button icons, and all trademarks, service marks and logos appearing within this Site, unless otherwise noted, are trademarks (whether registered or not), service marks and/or trade dress of Szikov and/or its affiliates (the “Szikov Marks”). All other trademarks, product names, company names, logos, service marks and/or trade dress mentioned, displayed, cited or otherwise indicated within this Site are the property of their respective owners. You are not authorized to display or use the Szikov Marks in any manner without our prior written permission. You are not authorized to display or use trademarks, product names, company names, logos, service marks and/or trade dress of other owners featured within this Site without the prior written permission of such owners. The use or misuse of the Szikov Marks or other trademarks, product names, company names, logos, service marks and/or trade dress or any other materials contained herein, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited.
Responsibility for User-Generated Content Posted on or Through this Site
You are responsible for User-Generated Content that you post. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any UGC.
Because we do not control the UGC posted on or through this Site, we cannot and do not warrant or guarantee the truthfulness, integrity, suitability, or quality of that UGC. You also agree and understand that by accessing this Site, you may encounter UGC that you may consider to be objectionable. We have no responsibility for any UGC, including without limitation any errors or omissions therein. We are not liable for any loss or damage of any kind you may claim was incurred as a result of the use of any UGC posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available on or through this Site. The UGC posted on or through this Site expresses the personal opinions of the individuals who posted it and does not necessarily reflect the views of Szikov or any person or entity associated with Szikov.
You own User-Generated Content, but we may use it. You own the copyright in any original UGC you post. We do not claim any copyrights in UGC. However, by using this Site you are granting us and our subsidiaries, affiliates, successors and assigns, a nonexclusive, fully paid, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, transferable license (with the right to sublicense through unlimited levels of sublicensees) to use, copy, modify, distribute, publicly display and perform, publish, transmit, remove, retain repurpose, and commercialize UGC you post in any and all media or form of communication whether now existing or hereafter developed, without obtaining additional consent, without restriction, notification, or attribution, and without compensating you in any way, and to authorize others to do the same. For this reason, we ask that you not post any UGC that you do not wish to license to us, including any photographs, videos, confidential information, or product ideas.
Szikov and its Partners reserve the right to display advertisements in connection with your UGC and to use your UGC for advertising and promotional purposes.
We may disclose and/or remove User-Generated Content. Szikov has certain rights. We have the right (but do not assume the obligation) to:
• monitor all UGC;
• require that you avoid certain subjects;
• remove or block any UGC at any time without notice at our sole and absolute discretion;
• terminate your access to and use of this Site, or to modify, edit or block your transmissions thereto, for any reason and in our sole discretion.
You agree that our exercise of such discretion shall not render us the owners of UGC you post, and that you will retain ownership thereof as described above.
• upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available
o any UGC that is unlawful, harmful, hateful, threatening, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, racially disparaging, indecent, or invasive of another’s privacy;
o any UGC that constitutes or encourages activity illegal under criminal or civil law;
o any UGC that is false, misleading, or fraudulent;
o any UGC that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information or proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
o any UGC that violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including UGC which violates the patent rights, copyrights, trademark rights, privacy rights, publicity rights, trade secret rights, confidentiality rights, contract rights, or any other rights of any individual, living or deceased, or any legal entity;
o any UGC that contains the image, name or likeness of anyone other than yourself, unless (i) that person is at least eighteen years old and you have first obtained his/her express permission or (ii) that person is under eighteen years old but you are his/her parent or legal guardian;
o any request for or solicitation of any personal or private information from any individual to the extent such request is not consistent with the networking goals of this Site;
o any request for or solicitation of money, goods, or services for private gain, except that such requests/solicitation are permitted at http://szikov.ru/forums/517-real-estate-marketplace;
o any UGC that contains advertising, promotions or marketing, or which otherwise has a commercial purpose, except that such requests/solicitation are permitted at http://szikov.ru/forums/517-real-estate-marketplace;
o any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; or
• impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; or
• violate any local, state, national or international law, rule or regulation.
Removal of Content
Violation of copyrights. Szikov does not knowingly violate or permit others to violate the copyrights of others. We will promptly remove or disable access to material that we know is infringing or if we become aware of circumstances from which infringing activity is apparent.
If you are requesting removal of content because of a violation of your copyrights, please note that the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe that your own work, or the work of a third party for whom you are authorized to act, is featured on this Site or has been otherwise copied and made available on this Site in a manner that constitute copyright infringement, please notify us immediately. Your notice must be in writing and must include
• an electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
• a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
• a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on this Site (including the URL, title and/or item number if applicable, or other identifying characteristics);
• your name, address, telephone number, and email address, and, if you are not the owner of the copyright, the name of the owner; and
• a written statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
• a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
Your statement must be addressed as follows:
3344 Walnut Street,
Denver, CO 80205
Any notification by a copyright owner or a person authorized to act on its behalf that fails to comply with requirements of the DMCA shall not be considered sufficient notice and shall not be deemed to confer upon us actual knowledge of facts or circumstances from which infringing material or acts are evident.
Although we do not claim ownership of User-Generated Content you post using this Site, the Feedback you provide to us through this Site will be and remain our exclusive property. Your submission of Feedback will constitute an assignment to us of all worldwide rights, title and interests in your Feedback, including all copyrights and other intellectual property rights in your Feedback. We will be entitled to reduce to practice, exploit, make, use, copy, disclose, display or perform publicly, distribute, improve and modify any Feedback you submit for any purpose whatsoever, without restriction and without compensating you in any way. For this reason, we ask that you not send us any Feedback that you do not wish to assign to us.
In consideration of your use of this Site, you agree that to the extent you provide personal information to Szikov it will be true, accurate, current, and complete and that you will update all personal information as necessary. You also agree that you will use an image of yourself that you are authorized to use for your profile picture. The use of company logos, advertisements, web addresses, contact information, pictures of celebrities or the unauthorized use of images owned by others is prohibited. Company logos may only be used on company profiles in our Company Directory, and may only be posted by authorized representatives of the respective company.
To the extent you create an account through this Site, you understand and agree that any account you create, including your username and password, are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your username and password by you or by anyone else using your username and password, whether or not authorized by you. You agree to change your password immediately if you believe your password may have been compromised or used without authorization. You also agree to immediately inform us of any apparent breaches of security such as loss, theft or unauthorized disclosure or use of your username or password by contacting us using the information provided here: http://szikov.ru/contact. Until we are so notified you will remain liable for any unauthorized use of your account.
You agree to use this Site in a manner consistent with any and all applicable rules and regulations. You agree not to upload or transmit through this Site any computer viruses, trojan horses, worms or anything else designed to interfere with, interrupt or disrupt the normal operating procedures of a computer. Any unauthorized modification, tampering or change of any information; any interference with the availability of or access to this Site; or any unauthorized scraping of the Content on this Site is strictly prohibited. We reserve all rights and remedies available to us, including but not limited to the right to terminate your access to this Site.
Calculators & Analysis Tools
The calculators & analysis tools found on this Site are designed to be used for informational and educational purposes only and, when used alone, do not constitute investment advice. Szikov recommends that you seek the advice of a real estate professional before making any type of investment. The results presented may not reflect the actual return of your own investments. Szikov is not responsible for the consequences of any decisions or actions taken in reliance upon or as a result of the information provided by these tools. Furthermore, Szikov is not responsible for any human or mechanical errors or omissions.
Fees and Payments
Szikov members can elect to upgrade their account to a PRO or Plus Account or to purchase another subscription service offered by Szikov such as advertising in our Hard Money Lender Directory, where they are charged a subscription fee for the use of certain services. Szikov reserves the right to change the fees at any time, upon notice to you. By registering for a PRO account, Plus account, or other subscription service, you agree to pay Szikov the fees for the services applicable to the account level chosen. For any upgrade or downgrade in plan level, the credit card that you provided will automatically be charged the new rate immediately.
All fees are paid in advance and are non-refundable. There will be no refunds or credits for partial months of service, upgrade/downgrade refunds, refunds for accounts that have had access to particular services restricted, refunds for accounts that have had upgrades canceled for any reason including violations of these Terms, or refunds for months unused. However, if a user upgrades and cancels within 24 hours without using the upgraded services offered to members with a paid subscription, we will offer a full refund minus any applicable cancellation fees. We reserve the right to deactivate your access to the Services for your failure to pay applicable fees or for violations of these Terms. If you provide us with a credit card that expires during the term of these Terms of Service, we reserve the right to charge any renewal card issued to you as a replacement. You agree to promptly pay Szikov in the event of any refusal of your credit card issuer to pay any amount to Szikov for any reason. You agree to pay all costs of collection, including attorneys’ fees and costs, on any outstanding balance. In the event you fail to pay any amount when due, Szikov may immediately suspend or terminate your access to any or all of our services.
Your PRO, Plus, or other subscription will renew automatically, unless you terminate it at http://szikov.ru/settings/pro or for a service, on the applicable cancelation page, OR if we terminate it for a violation of these Terms. You must cancel your subscription before it renews to avoid billing of subscription fees for the renewal term to your credit card.
We may elect to offer free or discounted pricing for use of the PRO or PLUS services or other subscription services (a "Trial"). Once the terms of any Trial have expired, you agree that our normal billing rates shall apply. You agree to comply with any additional terms, restrictions or limitations we impose in connection with any Trial. You may not sign-up for multiple Accounts in order to receive additional benefits under any Trial.
The only accepted method for you to cancel your paid subscription to the Szikov is via the account settings available through your Pro, Plus, or other account related to your subscription as mentioned in the prior paragraph. An email or phone request to cancel your account is not considered cancellation. You can cancel your Pro Account at any time when you are logged into your Szikov Pro or Plus Account by going to your account preferences and using the "Please cancel my Szikov Pro/Plus account" link. Other subscriptions may be cancelled via the settings on the pages associated with their features. If you cancel the services before the end of your current paid up month, your cancellation will take effect immediately and you will not be charged again.
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Links to Third-Party Websites
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Modification, Discontinuation, and Termination
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Governing Law, Jurisdiction and Venue
The terms “BiggerPockets,” “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to Szikov, Inc.
The term “Content” refers to all of the software and code comprising or used to operate this Site, and all of the text, photographs, images, illustrations, graphics, sound recordings, video and audio-video clips, and other materials available on this Site, including User-Generated Content and Feedback.
The term “Feedback” refers to the Content you post on or through this Site that is specifically about how we can improve this Site and the products and services we make available through this Site.
The term “including” means “including, but not limited to.”
The term “Site” refers to the website located at szikov.ru and owned by Szikov, Inc.
The terms “User-Generated Content” or “UGC” refer to your publicly available profile information and all content that you post using the social networking tools we make available to you. UGC does not include “Feedback.”
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