1. Terms used in the Conditions
1.1. Site - a website located on the Internet at https://hashtap.com, on which the Hashtap platform is located.
1.2. Device - a personal computer (including, but not limited to, a desktop computer, laptop, netbook, desktop), smartphone, tablet computer, or user's server equipment.
1.3. Developer - an individual or legal entity that developed the Hashtap media platform, placed it on the Site, and provides it for free use by the User under the terms of this Agreement.
1.4. User of the Hashtap website (hereinafter - User) - a person who has access to the Hashtap.com website via the Internet and uses the site for personal or corporate purposes (may be either a legal or natural person).
1.5. Subscription - a form of contract under which the User pays a certain amount of money on a periodic basis, receiving in exchange an ad-free version of the extended version of Hashtap.
1.6. Hashtap Services - websites, services, mobile applications, products, and content owned by Hashtap.
1.7. Media files - content published on Hashtap Services.
1.8. Hashtap Founders - the people who came up with and created the website located on the Internet at https://hashtap.com.
The Conditions may use terms not defined in the Conditions section. In this case, the interpretation of such a term is made in accordance with the text of the Conditions. In the absence of an unambiguous interpretation of the term in the text of the Conditions, the interpretation of the term should be guided, first of all, by the definition on the Site, and, secondly, by the generally accepted meaning on the Internet.
2. General Provisions
2.1. These Terms and Conditions come into effect from February 17, 2019.
2.2. We may change the Terms and Conditions at any time. If the changes are significant, we will notify you before they come into effect.
2.3. By using Hashtap services on or after the effective date of any new terms, you agree to the new terms.
2.4. If a user does not agree with the new terms, they must delete their account before the new terms come into effect, otherwise their use of Hashtap services will be subject to the new terms. Account deletion will be available after exiting the beta version.
2.5. By clicking "Continue with Google", "Sign in with Facebook", "Sign in with Twitter", or "Sign in with VK", the user confirms that they have reached the age of 13, have the necessary legal capacity and legal competence according to the legislation of their country, and agrees not to allow minors (under 13), legally incompetent, incapacitated (including limited legal capacity) to use Hashtap services, and personally assumes responsibility for allowing such people to use Hashtap services.
2.6. By clicking "Continue with Google", "Sign in with Facebook", "Sign in with Twitter", or "Sign in with VK", the user confirms that they are aware and agree that this condition may be changed by Hashtap at any time.
2.7. The fact of clicking "Continue with Google", "Sign in with Facebook", "Sign in with Twitter", or "Sign in with VK" confirms that the user fully understands all their rights and obligations and unconditionally accepts these Terms and Conditions.
2.8. These Terms and Conditions are equivalent to the conclusion of a bilateral written user agreement between the user and Hashtap.
- Rights and obligations of the parties
3.1.2. Does not have the right to modify the operation of Hashtap Services.
3.1.3. Does not have the right to perform actions that disrupt the normal functioning of Hashtap Services, and use special programs containing malware (viruses).
3.1.4. Does not have the right to request access or interfere with non-public areas of Hashtap Services, computer systems, or technical providers of Hashtap Services.
3.1.5. Does not have the right to request access or search Hashtap Services by any means other than currently available open interfaces (such as APIs) that we provide.
3.1.6. Does not have the right to spoof any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or posting, or in any way use Hashtap Services to send altered, deceptive, or false source-identifying information.
3.1.7. Does not have the right to interfere with or disrupt any user, host, or network access, including sending viruses, overloading, flooding, spamming, email bombing Hashtap Services, or creating content or accounts in such a way as to interfere or create an excessive burden on Hashtap Services.
3.1.8. Must discontinue using Hashtap Services and delete the Hashtap account if the User does not accept the Terms in full. Deleting an account will be available after the beta phase ends.
3.1.9. Has the right to promote information and services of Hashtap Services by any means.
3.1.10. Must own the rights to the content created and published on Hashtap Services.
3.1.11. By publishing content on Hashtap, the User grants Hashtap Services a non-exclusive license to publish it in all Hashtap Services, including everything that may be associated with its publication (such as storage, display, reformatting, and distribution).
3.1.12. Considering that Hashtap provides Users with access to the Services and their use, the User agrees that Hashtap may allow advertising in Hashtap Services, including displaying User content and information about the User or other information. We may also use User content to promote Hashtap Services, including its products and content. We will never sell User content to third parties without explicit permission from the User.
3.1.13. The User is responsible for the content they post. This means that the User assumes all risks and responsibilities associated with it, including third-party dependence on its accuracy or claims related to intellectual property or other legal rights.
3.1.14. The User may post content on Hashtap that they have published elsewhere if they have the necessary rights to do so. By publishing content on Hashtap, the User must know that it does not contradict any other agreement they have agreed to.
3.1.15. By publishing content on Hashtap that was not created by the User, the User must know and understand that they have the right to do so. For example, the User publishes work that is in the public domain or used under a license (including a free license, such as Creative Commons).
3.1.16. The User may not copy or adapt any part of our code or visual design elements (including logos) without Hashtap's direct written permission, unless otherwise permitted by law.
3.1.17. The User may delete any posts or their account at any time. The processing of deletion may take some time, but we will do it as quickly as possible.
3.1.18. The User takes the above actions at their own risk. There is no implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, availability, security, ownership rights, or non-infringement on Hashtap.
3.2. Hashtap Company:
3.2.1. Retains all rights to the appearance of Hashtap Services.
3.2.2. May store backup copies of deleted records or accounts on our servers for 6 months after deletion.
3.2.3. May make changes to the functionality of Hashtap Services, interface, and/or content of Hashtap at any time with or without notice to Users.
3.2.4. May change, terminate, or restrict access to any aspect of Hashtap Services at any time without notice.
3.2.5. Has the right, when a User uses Hashtap Services, to edit (including replacement), delete cookies, or perform any other actions in the User's web browser, change the standard view of websites in the User's web browser, add multi-functional buttons with embedded links to third-party websites.
3.2.6. May incorporate advertising materials on Hashtap Service pages as well as on any external websites.
- Guarantees and Liability
4.1. The user acknowledges and agrees that Hashtap Services are provided on an "as is" basis, without any warranties, express or implied.
4.2. Hashtap does not guarantee the consequences of using Hashtap Services, or the interaction of Hashtap Services with other software.
4.3. Hashtap does not guarantee that Hashtap Services are suitable for any specific purpose of use. The user acknowledges and agrees that the results of using Hashtap Services may not meet the user's expectations.
4.4. Hashtap or other rights holders shall not be liable under any circumstances for any indirect, incidental, unintended damages (including lost profits, damages caused by data loss) arising from the use of Hashtap Services, or the inability to use them, including in the event of a failure of Hashtap Services or any interruption of the use of Hashtap Services, even if Hashtap has warned or indicated the possibility of such damages.
4.5. The user is solely responsible for their actions in using Hashtap Services.
4.6. The user is solely responsible for compliance with the rights of third parties and applicable laws and conditions when using Hashtap Services.
4.7. Hashtap may refuse the user further use of Hashtap Services for violations committed by the user, and may terminate or limit access to any aspect of Hashtap Services at any time without notice.
5. Liability Limitations
5.1. Hashtap or its representatives are not responsible for any losses incurred as a result of using Hashtap services. This includes cases where Hashtap services are hacked or unavailable, as well as all types of damages (indirect, incidental, special, typical, unintentional harm, including loss of profit or data, damage to reputation or business reputation). This also includes all kinds of legal claims, such as breach of contract, breach of warranty, civil offense, or any other losses.
5.2. Hashtap is not responsible for any inconvenience caused to the User as a result of using or inability to use Hashtap services.
5.3. By using Hashtap services, the User agrees that they read and open any media files at their own risk and bear personal responsibility for any possible consequences of using such materials, including damage that may be caused to the User's device or third parties, loss of data, or any other harm.
5.4. The User is solely responsible for the accuracy of the information provided during registration on Hashtap services.
5.5. Hashtap is not responsible for the legality or illegality of the information (including media files) transmitted to the User, the determination of ownership rights, and the legality of transmission, receipt, or use of information (including media files).
5.6. The User agrees that the use of Hashtap services may provide access to unlawfully placed media files on Hashtap services. Hashtap cannot control the content and legality of information (media files) posted on Hashtap services and, therefore, is not responsible for:
5.6.1. The content of media files obtained by the User through Hashtap services.
5.6.2. The consequences of the use, non-use, or use of media files obtained by the User.
5.6.3. The discrepancy between the results obtained using Hashtap services and the User's expectations.
5.6.4. Damage to the User's device or software resulting from obtaining information (including media files) through Hashtap services.
5.6.5. The consequences that may result from the dissemination of illegal or unauthorized media files or other materials or data that violate the intellectual property rights of third parties.
5.7. The parties to the Terms shall be released from liability for full or partial non-performance of their obligations under the Terms if such non-performance was a result of force majeure circumstances that arose after the entry into force of the Terms as a result of extraordinary events that could not be foreseen or prevented by reasonable measures.
6.2. Hashtap has rules in place to ensure the Services function properly. To ensure fair distribution and use of usernames, we have a Username Policy. Hashtap will remove material after receiving a valid copyright infringement notice. In accordance with our Trademark Policy, Hashtap will investigate any use of trademarks by others and respond accordingly.
6.4. The source code, design, and structure of Hashtap Services are trade secrets. The User may not decompile, disassemble, modify, or create derivative works, in whole or in part.
6.5. Hashtap takes necessary and sufficient organizational and technical measures to protect the User's personal information from unauthorized or accidental access, destruction, alteration, blocking, copying, distribution, and other unlawful actions by third parties.
6.6. The information the User receives about Hashtap Services upon registering their account is confidential. The User may not disclose this information without written consent from Hashtap.
7. Children under 13
7.1. Publishing content on Hashtap Services is only allowed for individuals over 13 years old. By using Hashtap, you confirm that you are over 13 years old. If we become aware that someone under the age of 13 is using Hashtap, we will restrict their account.
8.1. If you have discovered a security vulnerability on Hashtap, please contact us at email@example.com.
9.1. If Hashtap does not exercise a particular right under these Terms, it does not waive that right.
9.2. If any provision of these Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the User agrees that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in these Terms, and the other provisions of the Terms shall remain in full force and effect.
9.4. These Terms (including any document incorporated by reference herein) constitute the entire agreement between Hashtap and the User regarding the Hashtap Services.
9.5. All disputes arising out of or in connection with the performance of these Terms, including any issues regarding its existence, legality, interpretation, application or termination, shall be primarily resolved through peaceful negotiations.
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