Ziqqu Forge Terms and Conditions
Last revised 7 February 2015

Ziqqu LLC (“Ziqqu” or “we” or “our”) operates and owns the domain Ziqquforge.com (“Ziqquforge.com”), which is a business model development platform hosted in the United States.

1. Statement of these Terms and Conditions

These Terms and conditions, as may be modified from time to time, (“Agreement”) govern Ziqqu’s relationship with all users and other parties that use and interact with Ziqqu (“You” or “Your”). By using or accessing Ziqqu, You acknowledge and agree to all of the terms within this Agreement.  Ziqqu may, in its sole discretion, and at any time, discontinue ziqquforge.com or any part thereof, with or without notice, or may prevent Your use of this site with or without notice to you. Ziqqu will have no liability to you if this Site is discontinued or your ability to access it is terminated.

Ziqqu reserves the right to modify this Agreement at any time, and each such modification shall be effective upon posting on ziqquforge.com. Your continued use of the Ziqqu following any such modification constitutes your agreement to be bound by and your acceptance of the Agreement as so modified. If you do not agree to be bound by this Agreement and to abide by all Applicable Law, you must discontinue use of Ziqqu immediately.

2. Ziqqu Content

Content on ziqquforge.com and/or provided by Ziqqu including: art work, graphics, photographs, images, screen shots, text, music, digitally downloadable files, video clips, trademarks, logos, product and character names, and slogans is the property of Ziqqu is protected in the U.S. and internationally under trademark, copyright, and other intellectual property laws. Content provided by users of the site ("Submitted Content"), such as user-posted content including: text, digital files, images, and trademarks and copyrights is the property of the parties that provided that content, and is hosted online by You on ziqquforge.com subject to license, or subject to the fair use provisions of U.S. copyright or trademark law or made permissible under other applicable law. All material on ziqquforge.com is not guaranteed by Ziqqu to be correct or accurate.

You agree not to download, display or use any Ziqqu Content or Submitted Content located on ziqquforge.com for use in any publications, public performances, or on websites other than ziqquforge.com for any commercial purpose, in connection with products or services that are not those of Ziqqu, in any other manner that is likely to cause confusion among consumers, that disparages or discredits Ziqqu, that dilutes the strength of Ziqqu’s or the Submitted Content parties’s, or that otherwise infringes Ziqqu’s or the Submitted Content parties’s intellectual property rights.

3. Privacy

Refer to Ziqqu’s Privacy Policy to view important disclosures about how Ziqqu can collect and use your content and information.  We encourage you to read the Privacy Policy.

4. Sharing Your Content and Information

You own all of the content and information you post, upload, submit, and/or add to ziqquforge.com (“Submitted Content”). For Submitted Content that is covered by intellectual property rights (such as business ideas, patents, and trade secrets), you specifically give us the following permissions: you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to host and share any Submitted Content that you post on or in connection with Ziqqu ("IP License") according to the manner in which you publish and use it on the Ziqqu. This means that if you use Ziqqu to share information publicly, you give us the right to share it publicly. This IP License ends when Your Submitted Content is removed from ziqquforge.com.

You hereby acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for all materials that you post or publish on the ziqquforge.com, including without limitation, information, code, data, text, software, music, sound, links, photographs, pictures, graphics, video, messages, Digital files and any other materials ("Content"). You represent, warrant and agree that no Content submitted by you or through your account will violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other personal or proprietary rights; or contain libelous, defamatory or otherwise unlawful material. You represent and warrant that you have all legal rights necessary to publish any Content on the Web Site or that you own such Content. You hereby acknowledge and agree that Ziqqu shall, at all times, possess the right to refuse to include and/or to cause the removal of any or all of your Content for any reason and at its sole discretion. You hereby acknowledge and agree that Ziqqu may, at its sole discretion, disclose your Content in order to:

  1. comply with law enforcement, court orders, or the legal process; and/or
  2. protect the rights and safety of individuals; and/or
  3. settle disputes over intellectual property ownership.

Ziqqu owns, protects and enforces copyrights in its own creative material and respects the copyright property of others. You agree not to hold Ziqqu responsible if a third party uses ziqquforge.com unlawfully. It is our policy not to permit materials known by us to be infringing to remain on ziqquforge.com. You should notify us promptly if you believe any materials on ziqquforge.com infringe a third party copyright. Upon our receipt of a proper notice of claimed infringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"), we will respond expeditiously to remove, or disable access to, the material claimed to be infringing and will follow the procedures specified in the DMCA to resolve the claim between the notifying party and the alleged infringer who provided the content in issue. Pursuant to the DMCA, written notification of claimed copyright infringement must be submitted in writing to contact_us@ziqquforge.com

If you engage in “repeat infringement” we may terminate your registration and account without notice, and you will not longer be permitted access to ziqquforge.com. “Repeat infringement” shall be defined as two (2) or more instances, as determined by us in our reasonable discretion, where you have infringed the copyright rights of another person.

5. Indemnification and Infringement

If we receive a claim that the use of any other materials or Submitted Content provided or authorized by you is in violation of any third party rights, you agree to fully indemnify and hold us harmless, and upon our request, defend us and our licensees and affiliates (and their respective directors, officers and employees) from and against any and all losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs) concerning any such claim. Accordingly, you agree to reimburse us and our licensees and our affiliates on demand for any payments made in resolution of any liability or claim that is subject to indemnification under this section of this Agreement, provided that we obtain your written consent prior to making any such payments. You agree that your consent will not be unreasonably withheld, delayed or conditioned. We shall promptly notify you of any such claim, and by obtaining and posting and maintaining an appropriate bond for our benefit you may assume control of the defense of such claim, provided that we shall have the right in all events to participate in the defense thereof. If a claim is made we will have the right to withhold payment of any monies due you hereunder in an amount reasonably related to the claim and potential expenses.

6. Registration

  1. You will not provide any false personal information or false information on the party you represent on Ziqqu.
  2. You will not create an account for any other party without its permission.
  3. You will not create more than one personal profile.
  4. You will not share your password, let anyone else access your account, or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your account.
  5. You will not transfer your account (including any page or application you administer) to anyone without first getting our written permission.
  6. If you select a username for your account we reserve the right to remove or reclaim it if we believe appropriate.
  7. You will not use Ziqqu if you are under 14.
  8. You will keep your contact information accurate and up-to-date.
  9. If we disable your account, you will not create another one without our permission.

7. General Usage Rules

You commit to the following:

  1. You will not post anyone's identification documents or sensitive financial information on Ziqqu.
  2. You will not send or otherwise post unauthorized commercial communications on Ziqqu.
  3. You will not collect users' content or information, or otherwise access Ziqqu, using automated means without our permission.
  4. You will not engage in unlawful multi-level marketing on Ziqqu.
  5. You will not upload viruses or other malicious code.
  6. You will not solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else.
  7. You will not bully, intimidate, or harass any user.
  8. You will not post or upload content that: is hateful, threatening, or pornographic; incites violence; or contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence.
  9. You will not use Ziqqu to do anything unlawful, misleading, malicious, or discriminatory.
  10. You will not do anything that could disable, overburden, or impair the proper working of Ziqqu.
  11. You will not facilitate or encourage any violations of this Agreement.
  12. You will not post content or take any action on Ziqqu that infringes or violates someone else's rights or otherwise violates the law.
  13. We can remove any content or information you post on Ziqqu if we believe that it violates this Agreement.
  14. You will not use our copyrights or trademarks, or any confusingly similar marks, without our written permission.
  15. If you collect information from users, you will: obtain their consent, make it clear you are the one collecting their information, and post a privacy policy explaining what information you collect and how you will use it.

8. Miscellaneous

  1. This Agreement makes up the entire agreement between the parties regarding Ziqqu, and supersedes any prior agreements regarding the terms and conditions of using ziqquforge.com. Parties who have signed an NDA, and/or a Beta Tester agreement with Ziqqu LLC are still held to those agreements.
  2. If any portion of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining portion will remain in full force and effect.
  3. If we fail to enforce any of this Agreement, it will not be considered a waiver.
  4. Any amendment to or waiver of this Agreement must be made in writing and signed by us.
  5. You will not transfer any of your rights or obligations under this Agreement to anyone else without our consent.
  6. All of our rights and obligations under this Agreement are freely assignable by us in connection with a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, or by operation of law or otherwise.
  7. Nothing in this Agreement shall prevent us from complying with the law.
  8. This Agreement does not confer any third party beneficiary rights.
  9. You will comply with all applicable laws when using or accessing Ziqqu.
  10. ziqquforge.com contains links to other web sites. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed in such web sites, and such web sites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by us. Inclusion of any linked web site on or through the ziqquforge.com does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked web site by us. If you decide to leave the Web Site and access these third-party sites, you do so at your own risk.

YOU USE ZIQQUFORGE.COM AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE ARE PROVIDING ZIQQUFORGE.COM "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT ZIQQUFORGE.COM WILL BE SAFE OR SECURE. ZIQQU IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS, CONTENT, INFORMATION, OR DATA OF THIRD PARTIES, AND YOU RELEASE US, OUR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS FROM ANY CLAIMS AND DAMAGES, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ANY CLAIM YOU HAVE AGAINST ANY SUCH THIRD PARTIES. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT OR ZIQQU, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF THIS AGREEMENT OR ZIQQU WILL NOT EXCEED THE GREATER OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100) OR THE AMOUNT YOU HAVE PAID US IN THE PAST TWELVE MONTHS. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH CASES, ZIQQU'S LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.