Terms of Use

THIS PAGE STATES THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. PLEASE READ THIS PAGE CAREFULLY.

 

You may use one8one.com’s (“one8one”) services, applications and content provided that you follow the below terms of service. The right to access and use one8one is not transferable to any person or entity. Black Iris Publishing, its owners and affiliates (“we” or “us”) may, at the sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms at any time by updating this posting. You are bound b any such modification or revision and should therefore visit the Terms & Conditions page periodically to review the Terms.

 

By accessing, using or signing up for one8one you accept to be bound, without modification, limitation or qualification by the below Terms (“TOS”). You agree that this TOS has the same effect as an agreement in writing.
If you fail to abide by its terms or do not accept any of the Terms stated below, you must not use this website.

 

By agreeing to this TOS, you authorize us and our owner to collect, use, and disclose of personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy. In this TOS, “You or Your” is used to describe the user of one8one.

 

QUALIFICATIONS OF USE

 

You must be at least 13 years of age to use or register for one8one. You agree that this TOS sets the terms of use for one8one and we may enforce this TOS against you if you accept the benefits of one8one.

 

CHANGES

 

Black Iris Publishing reserves the right to, at any time and form from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, one8one website and any and all features and sections contained therein, with out notice to you or anyone that uses one8one. We shall not be liable to you or any third party for any such modification, suspension or discontinuance.

 

LOCATION

 

We control and operate one8one within the United Arab Emirates. We have not designed or customized one8one for distribution for any specific country or jurisdiction outside the United Arab Emirates (“Territory”). We have no obligation to assure that one8one complies with the applicable laws and regulations within the Territories in which you elect to use one8one. You are solely responsible to comply with any local laws when you use one8one.

 

REGISTRATION, USER NAME AND ACCOUNTS

 

Registration is not mandatory, You will need to register with us if you desire to use certain features of one8one.com, such as, submitting work, using the forums, creating a profile. If you chose to register with us, You must register in your own name, provide true and correct information, and keep this information up to date. By registering, you set up a user account with us. You may not share, loan, provide, transfer or sublicense Your account to any other person or party. You may not obtain an account under false pretenses, including without limitation, “spoofing” an IP address or misrepresenting any URLs. We may determine the number of accounts that you may have. We have the right at all times to block attempts to access our networks with an invalid or revoked account.

 

USER NAMES

 

Once registering, you may choose a User Name. Your User Name may not be vulgar, used by someone else, impersonate someone else, or violate the rights of others, such as someone’s trademark. You may not create Accounts for “name squatting” and we may take such actions as we deem necessary if your Screen Name violates the rights of others. Your Screen Name also may not include personally identifiable information (such as your last name or address).

 

ACCOUNT ACTIVITY

 

You are responsible for all activity under Your account. You must:
1. Follow all applicable laws and regulations;
2. Follow this TOS, including any other guidelines on one8one;
3. Always keep your password confidential;
4. Not let anyone else use Your Account for any purpose; and
5. Immediately notify us if You learn of a security breach on one8one; 6. Post or submit inappropriate content.

 

PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES

 

When you use one8one, you will not:
1. Participate in, facilitate or further illegal activities;
2. Use one8one in a way that harms us or our customers, advertisers, affiliates, vendors, or anyone else;
3. Use any electronic communications such as e-mail to send any unsolicited bulk communication;
4. Use any automated process to access or use one8one, including but not limited to scripts, spiders, or BOTs;
5. Use any process, whether automated or manual, to capture data or content from one8one or its users, including but not limited to screen-scraping;
6. Use one8one or any process to damage, disable, impair, or otherwise attack our Services or the networks connected to one8one or Black Iris Publishing;
7. Interfere with anyone’s use and enjoyment of one8one;
8. Solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else; or
9. Resell or redistribute any part of one8one; 10. Post or submit any sexual or religious material, writing or content.

 

ACCOUNT TERMINATION

 

We reserve the right to enforce this TOS and take whatever action against You and Your User Name account at our sole discretion without any prior notice to terminate or take any other action against You and Your account.

 

POSTING WRITING

 

one8one provides its users the opportunity to post comments and observations on designated topics, create profiles, share information by allowing users to post updates. You are solely responsible for the content You post or otherwise provide on one8one, such as, when you create a profile, post comments, or submit work. You understand and agree that when you share or post content on public areas of one8one, it means that you are allowing others to access, view and use (except in ways that violate our copyright) such information. You are not permitted to disclose any personally identifiable information, and doing so may result in the termination of Your account. However, You take full responsibility if you disclose any personal or confidential information You choose to submit or share using any public area of one8one, such as disclosing Your location or residence and the consequences of sharing or publishing such content with others or the general public. Any information that You post on public areas of one8one will be searchable by Internet search services. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONTACT, INTERACTION, LOSS OF PRIVACY, AND ANY OTHER CONSEQUENCES THAT OCCUR BETWEEN YOU AND ANY OTHER USER OF ONE8ONE OR THE PUBLIC AND THAT THE ENTIRE RISK FALLS ON YOU.

 

You may only post content on one8one, such as comments, photos, videos, etc., that is Your original work (in other words, works that you own). You may not post or distribute content on one8one that is illegal, that violates this TOS and our posted policies, or that violates the rights of others, including their copyrights, trademarks and privacy rights. We forbid the posting of content and materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, tortious, or contains explicit or graphic descriptions, or accounts of, sexual acts, victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability, or (c) impersonates any person, business or entity, including our agents or employees. We reserve the right to remove content for any reason in our sole judgment and discretion, including without limitation, that such content violates the TOS or our policies. We are not responsible for any failure or delay in removing such material.

 

YOUR RIGHTS TO CONTENT

 

You represent and warrant to us that when you post or submit content on one8one that You own the content or have the express, written authorization to post such content and the content that you post does not infringe any the rights of any third party; and the content will not violate applicable laws.

 

LICENCE TO USE POSTED CONTENT

 

You will retain ownership in such content. We do not claim ownership in Your specific work. However, by posting content on one8one, You grant us and any of our owners, affiliates, subsidiaries, assigns, agents and licensees the irrevocable, royalty free, perpetual, worldwide right and license to store, use, reproduce, modify, display, perform, distribute, adapt, promote, create derivative works, complicate, make collective works and syndicate this content in any medium and through any form or technology of distribution. In addition, if you participate in any feature on one8one that allows users to share, modify, or combine user content with other content, you grant us and our users an irrevocable, royalty free, perpetual, worldwide right and license to use, share, reproduce, modify, create derivative works, display, distribute and perform your content on one8one. You acknowledge that any content you post on publicly available areas on one8one may be searchable online.

 

We own all right, title, and interest in any compilation, collective work or other derivative work created by us using or incorporating this content. This means that if Your content appears in combination with other works, e.g., your posted content is part of a thread on a message board, we shall have ownership rights in the entire thread and the authority to protect our ownership rights in such work. We do not grant you rights to any compilation or collective work on one8one.
You may post content for discussion and general informational purposes only. You may not post content on one8one intended to provide professional advice directed to any users that are regulated by law or require a license, including without limitation, providing medical treatment, legal advice or investment advice. You may not post content to solicit, recommend, endorse, or offer to buy or sell any securities or other financial instruments or recommend that any particular security, portfolio of securities, transaction or investment strategy.

 

OWNERSHIP LICENSES

 

We and our vendors, artists, licensors and users who provide content on one8one, including without limitation, musical and/or video compositions own the property rights to such materials. The ownership rights are protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, international treaties, laws, and other proprietary rights, and also may have security components that protect digital information. You agree that You will not take any action to interfere with the owner’s right in content and You will not attempt to circumvent any mechanisms for preventing the unauthorized reproduction or distribution of any materials from one8one.
Copyright owners can report alleged violations by emailing us at mysay@one8one.com.

 

LINKS AND THIRD PARTY CONTENT

 

We have no obligation to prescreen content although we may do so in our sole discretion. The inclusion of directories, search results, links, and other content on one8one does not mean that we endorse any content, individual, company, product, or other thing or entity in those services. We are not liable for content provided by others. We make no representations or guarantees that all content on one8one is suitable for all users of all ages. You acknowledge that we have no control or responsibility for content available on the Internet, although we reserve the right to block access to any Internet area containing illegal or other harmful content that we believe are unlawful or injurious to you our users or us. You acknowledge that third-party sites on the Internet may have their own terms and conditions that govern Your use of those sites.

 

ADVERTISING

 

In consideration of us giving you the opportunity to use one8one, You agree that we may offer advertising on one8one, including any services we offer through mobile or wireless devices.

 

MOBILE SERVICES

 

Some features of one8one may be available on mobile or wireless devices (“Mobile Services”). You will need to register for any text messaging features we offer for one8one. You can discontinue such text messaging services at any time. In the event You subscribe to any text messaging services from us, we will provide You with instructions on how You can opt out of receiving such text messages from us. You must provide at Your own expense the equipment and wireless connections that You will need to use any Mobile Services. We do not guarantee that You can access our Mobile Services through all wireless devices or wireless service plans. We do not guarantee that our Mobile Services are available in all geographic locations. Your wireless carrier may charge You standard fees for data, messaging and other wireless access. Check with Your carrier to verify whether there are any such fees that may apply to You. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY COSTS YOU INCUR TO ACCESS OUR MOBILE SERVICES THROUGH YOUR MOBILE DEVICE. If you use any one8one mobile applications that provide messaging communications and location features with your mobile device, You acknowledge and agree that information about your usage of one8one may be communicated to us by third parties, such as your wireless carrier. We may obtain information from your wireless carrier about the type of device you are using. Certain features of our Mobile Services may collect the phone number of your device. We may associate that phone number to the mobile device identification information; however, we will not use that number for telemarketing. Some wireless carriers in the United Arab Emirates and other jurisdictions may be required to operate a system that will pinpoint the physical location of devices that use their services. Depending on the provider, we may automatically receive this information and you consent to any such disclosure.
 By using one8one’s location based services, you authorize us to locate your hardware, record, compile and display your location, and publish your location to third parties designated by you by means of location publication controls available within the Mobile Services (e.g., settings, user preferences). As part of the Mobile Services, we may also collect and store certain information about its users. We will use this information to provide you the services accessed through the Mobile Services. We may use third party providers to help provide services through mobile systems and such providers may use the information in accordance with its Privacy Policy.
You also understand and agree that manufacturers and distributors of certain mobile devices may obtain information about your use of our Mobile Services on their devices.

 

CANCELLATION

 

We or You may cancel your access and use of one8one at any time for any reason.
 You agree that discontinuing Your use of one8one is Your sole right and remedy with respect to any dispute you may have with us or one8one. You understand and agree that You no longer will have access to any of one8one, or access to any content you may have stored on one8one, after Your account is terminated or canceled. After your account is deactivated or terminated, we have no obligation to retain, store, or provide you with any data, information, e-mail, or other content that you uploaded, stored, transferred, sent, mailed, received, forwarded, posted or otherwise uploaded or transmitted through one8one, and we may allow a subsequent user to register and use a similar Screen Name. We also have no obligation to remove any public data, content, or other information that you posted on a Service or reactivate your account.

 

WE, OUR VENDORS, ARTISTS AND DISTRIBUTORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGE ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF ONE8ONE OR FOR ANY OTHER CLAIM RELATED IN ANY WAY TO YOUR USE OF ONE8ONE. THESE EXCLUSIONS FOR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES INCLUDE, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, OR ANY OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES, EVEN IF WE HAD BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF AND REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY UPON WHICH THE CLAIM IS BASED.

 

You consent to receive all communications, including notices, agreements, legally required disclosures or other information in connection with one8one electronically from us (collectively, “Notices”). You agree that we may send You Notices by (i) e-mail to Your e-mail address provided by You at registration, and/or by text message. You must check Your e-mail and our web sites regularly for Notices from us. If you want to withdraw Your consent to receive notices, You may not use one8one and you must discontinue Your use of one8one. If You choose to withdraw consent, we may terminate Your access to one8one. All registrations, agreements, and terms will be completed electronically and will be deemed for all legal purposes to be in writing and legally enforceable as a signed writing.

 

Last Updated: January 15, 2013

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