Welcome to Connecting You. We appreciate your interest in being part of our community, a network of forums, blogs, affiliate links, online store, courses and social network focused on the world of Motherhood, Maternity and Newborn photography. We also offer forums on free topics and general interest. Before participating in the Connecting You forums or social network, it is essential that you know and understand our rules and regulations. We provide the online space through software so that those who wish to participate can do so, but we are not responsible for comments, actions or events caused by users.
Admission to Connecting You is only permitted to users over 18 years of age. Access by minors under 18 years of age is not authorized and constitutes a violation of the conditions of use. We are not responsible if someone lies about their age. By using Connecting You, you warrant that you are over 18 and agree to comply with all terms and conditions.
Registration Data and Account Security
By using Connecting You, you agree to: (a) provide information required on the forms (“Registration Data”); (b) maintain the security of your password and identification; (c) update your personal information; and (d) assume responsibility for all use of your account and actions taken with it.
Exclusive Rights to Connecting You Content and Limited License
Connecting You’s trademarks and trade dress may not be confused or copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of Connecting You.
Connecting You is for personal, non-commercial use only. You agree not to infringe the rights of third parties and not to publish degrading, defamatory or illegal content. Additionally, you agree not to use Connecting You to:
- Send unsolicited emails or other unsolicited communications.
- Damage, disable or harm Connecting You.
- Collect information in an automated manner.
- Post harmful, threatening, unlawful, defamatory, abusive, harassing, vulgar, obscene or objectionable content.
- Register more than one user account or impersonate another person or entity.
- Send unauthorized advertising, illicit promotional materials or illicit communications.
- Disclose personal data of third parties or request personal data from minors under 18 years of age for illicit purposes.
- Transmit computer viruses or malicious code.
- Intimidate or harass other people.
- Publish content that incites crimes, infringes rights or violates laws.
- Create a false identity or upload foreign content without authorization.
- Promote events and activities for economic purposes without authorization from the Connecting You staff.
You also agree to comply with our General Rules, which provide additional information about permitted conduct on Connecting You.
User Content Posted on Connecting You
You are responsible for the content you post on Connecting You (“User Content”). You may not post content that you did not create or that you are not authorized to post. Connecting You may delete or remove content that violates the rules or is offensive or illegal. You must create backup copies of your content and Connecting You is not responsible for material hosted on external servers.
Ads from third party sites
Posting promotional or advertising links to other websites on Connecting You is prohibited. We reserve the right to remove links considered inappropriate advertising.
We will not tolerate and will be reported to the authorities:
- child pornography
- Copyright violation
- Threats, defamation or other illegal actions
- Any other illegal conduct
Copyright Infringement Claims
We respect intellectual property rights and prohibit infringement of third party rights on Connecting You. If you believe that any material infringes your copyright, you may notify our administrators.
Posting of messages
Connecting You is not responsible for messages posted by its users. We reserve the right to edit or delete messages. You are solely responsible for the material you post and you should review applicable rights and laws.
User content on external servers
You may link to external content hosted outside of Connecting You. We are not responsible for the loss or deletion of such material.
Repeat Infringer Policy
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), Connecting You adopts a policy of expelling members who are repeat infringers.
Advertising of events and activities
The Connecting You staff reserves the right to accept or reject the promotion of events not organized by Connecting You. You must request authorization to advertise activities for economic purposes.
Third party websites and content
Connecting You is not responsible for any third party websites, applications or content accessed from Connecting You.
We care about the privacy of our users, but we are not responsible for any misuse of private information provided to Connecting You.
Exclusion of Liability and Limitation of Liability
Connecting You is not responsible for the content or conduct of users, or for any errors, interruptions, damages or losses arising from the use of Connecting You. We assume no responsibility for technical breakdowns, network or computer system problems, or for injuries or damage to computer or telecommunications equipment. In no event will we be liable for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, consequential, special or punitive damages, including loss of profits or data, related to Connecting You.
Connecting You may cancel your membership, delete your account and content, or prohibit you from accessing Connecting You at any time and for any reason, including if you are under 18 years of age or if you violate the rules and conditions.
You acknowledge that Connecting You has exclusive rights to any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback or other information related to Connecting You that you submit (“Submitted Information”). The Information submitted will not be confidential and will become the property of Connecting You, which may use it without restriction for any purpose, without obtaining your consent or offering you compensation.