TERMS OF USE
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
This is an Agreement between You, named hereinafter as a USER, and Canadian Corporation Dest Group Ltd., named hereinafter as a PAPIRUZ, that owns and operates Papiruz.com, the online service and website, named hereinafter as a WEB SITE.

This Agreement is the primary and sole document that regulates all relations between USER and PAPIRUZ. Please, read it carefully before accessing or using any part of the WEB SITE and related online service.

By accessing or using any part of the WEB SITE and related online services, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you shouldn't and are not permitted to use any part of this WEB SITE and related online services, and must leave WEB SITE immediately.

Violation of this Agreement in any part will lead to termination of your account. It also could bring legal consequences, if your actions, intentional or unintentional, create damages to PAPIRUZ, to other users or to an involved third party.
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This document describes obligations and liabilities of the parties (You and Papiruz.com), and what you can and cannot do using our web site and online services.
Web Site and Online Services
WEB SITE is a combination of online services that provides a user with tools for creating an online presentation in a form of photo galleries (named hereinafter as Galleries), and promoting and distributing them over the Internet. WEB SITE also plays a role of a social club for sharing views and artistic ideas, participating in discussions and establishing contacts between users.

The core of services, offered through our WEB SITE, is a set of tools for creating Galleries. Please be advised that we DO NOT provide space on our servers for hosting your graphic and audio files (except for Paid Services that are regulated by additional Paid Services Agreement). In order to create a Gallery you will need to use links to your graphic and audio files stored externally.

All services, including access to the WEB SITE and the tools for creating and promoting your Galleries, are free of charge, except for those that are included into the category Paid Services.

PAPIRUZ does not guarantee uninterrupted services and reliable access to the WEB SITE, and does not bear any liability for equipment malfunction, for improper functioning of the created by users Galleries on web pages other than our WEB SITE, for correct functioning of these Galleries with different versions of browsers or under different operation systems and on different devices, and for any other circumstances of the same kind as described above.

PAPIRUZ reserves the right to temporarily cancel or permanently terminate provided services, partially or in full, and restrict access to the WEB SITE, partially or in full, at any time on its own discretion without any prior notifications. At the same time PAPIRUZ is committed to making the best efforts for providing high quality service and expresses its true intentions to create a comfortable environment for users.
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We provide you with online tools for creating your own galleries. This service is free. We are committed to do our best to provide high quality services, however we cannot guarantee the absolute perfect conditions and results.
Access to the web site and use of related online services
PAPIRUZ does not provide content for the WEB SITE, it only provides online tools for creating such content by users, and provides an environment for sharing and distribution of this content over the Internet. Due to limited abilities to monitor all created content in the real time mode, PAPIRUZ is not bearing any responsibility for the generated by users content and is not liable if some users find some content offensive or distasteful.

In order to prevent accessing an inappropriate content by minors we ruled that all users of WEB SITE must be at least 18 years old, or at least 14 years old with authorized access to the WEB SITE by a parent or legal guardian. In case if you authorize minor to access and use the WEB SITE, you will take all responsibility for the online conduct of such minor, including all the consequences and results of misuse of the WEB SITE. As parent or legal guardian you are warned that content of the WEB SITE may display graphic violence, materials of sexual nature, indecent exposure, express radical views and other materials that are not suitable for the minors.

To use the online services of the WEB SITE and to be able to create your own content, you will need to open your own account. For this purpose you must provide your legal full name, a valid email address, and provide any other information required to complete the registration process. The access to your account is permitted only to you as a single person. It is allowed to use an account only by one person and it is prohibited to share it with multiple users. In case, if content is created by a group of people, and you represents this group, you and only you are fully responsible for this content and all consequences of publishing such content on the WEB SITE.

After registration on the WEB SITE and opening an account you will be fully responsible for the maintaining the security of your account, for all activities that you will do under your account, for all content created by you, as well as for any other consequences of your actions as a registered USER. PAPIRUZ is not bearing any responsibility and is not a liable for damages of any kind that can occur as a result of opening an account by a USER and his/her activities on the WEB SITE.
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If you are a USER and you create your own content, you become responsible for everything related to this content, not us. If something goes wrong, it will be on your shoulders, so please act responsibly.

If you are a visitor and just browsing Papiruz.com, please keep in mind that we do not create content and we have no abilities to monitor it either. Therefore, you should be aware that some materials can be offensive or distasteful, and you understand that you are using the web site on your own risk. Also you are warned that you should be at least 14 years old to browse this web site.
Intellectual Property
It is the USER's liability to respect copyrights and do not violate the law in regards to the Intellectual Property. When creating your own Galleries, you cannot use graphics, audio, video and textual materials if such use violates the rights of the owners of these materials. This applies also to reproduction of ideas and expressing views, which have been originated by other persons, not by the USER, and which can be interpreted as an intellectual property.

PAPIRUZ is not liable and does not hold any responsibility to an entity of any kind for violation by a USER of copyrights owned by this entity. All disputes between copyright owners and a USER should be settled without involving PAPIRUZ. The involvement of PAPIRUZ in disputes over Intellectual Property rights between a USER and a third party is limited only to removing from the WEB SITE the materials that violated copy rights. PAPIRUZ will remove such materials on condition of receiving from the copyright owner a proof of the copyright violation.

A USER should be aware that if in the process of creating a Gallery he/she uses materials, such as graphics, audio, video and texts, that were not created by the USER and/or do not belong to the USER, he/she should obtain a written consent for using these materials from the copyright owner in order to avoid violation of copyrights.

The nature of online services provided by PAPIRUZ is based on creating Galleries with the use of files, which are located on other servers that do not belong to PAPIRUZ. This requires from USERS to comply with the terms of use of those businesses and foundations that provide online space for USERS' files storage. All disputes between parties that provide online space for storage and USERS should be settled without involving PAPIRUZ in such disputes. PAPIRUZ is not liable and does not hold any responsibility for the actions of USERS who breach the terms of services provided by a third party, this is a sole liability and responsibility of the USER.

After a Gallery has been created, a USER takes the whole responsibility and is liable for the consequences of this act, including liability for possible damages that such act could cause, as well as liability for protection of his/her copyrights. USER understands and agrees that by publishing his/her Gallery on the WEB SITE, he/she gives the right to any entity to freely distribute this Gallery and incorporate the source codes of this Gallery to any web site. In case if a USER does not want to give such rights to any entity or wants to restrict the use of his/her Gallery in some way, he/she needs to display a clear notice regarding this limitation of use in order to protect his/her work. In case of violation of USER's copyrights by a third party a USER has a right to initiate legal actions to protect his/her intellectual property. All disputes between USERS and copyright violators should be settled without involving PAPIRUZ in such disputes. PAPIRUZ is not liable and does not hold any responsibility to the USERS in regards to unlawful or unpermitted use of the results of the USER's activity of any kind on the WEB SITE. All said above applies to the work at whole and to separate parts of this work as well.

By creating and publishing a Gallery on the WEB SITE, you automatically give PAPIRUZ your consent to use freely this Gallery for non-commercial use on Papiruz.com and all other web sites operated by PAPIRUZ.

This Agreement under no circumstances transfers any PAPIRUZ's intellectual property rights to USERS, including trademark, graphics and logos. Any items that can be considered as PAPIRUZ's intellectual property cannot be used without consent of PAPIRUZ.
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You create your own content; therefore, you become responsible for everything related to this content, not us. If something goes wrong, it will be on your shoulders, so please act responsibly.

Please respect the copyrights of others and do not use somebody's graphics, audio, video and textual materials without their permission. In case if somebody violates your intellectual property rights, we will support you by all available means, but it will be your battle, not ours.
Changes and Termination
PAPIRUZ reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of the basis on which it provides its online services and access to the WEB SITE. As a result, PAPIRUZ reserves the right to modify this Agreement, at whole or partially, on its sole discretion, without prior notifications and announcements. USER is responsible for regular check of this Agreement for any changes. Continuation of using the WEB SITE and related online services, after the changes to the Agreement were made, automatically bonds you with the updated terms of this Agreement and constitutes that you accept these terms.

PAPIRUZ reserves the right to terminate your access to the WEB SITE, at whole or partially, including access to the related online services. PAPIRUZ also reserves the right to remove one or more of your Galleries, and close your account at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. This type of actions is a sole prerogative of PAPIRUZ, with the right to do it on its own discretion, without discussion with a USER and an obligation to give him/her an explanation.

PAPIRUZ firmly express its position that it is illegal to create and distribute Galleries with the use of materials that are prohibited by law. Such Galleries will be deleted immediately, with denying an access to the WEB SITE to their creators and deleting their accounts. PAPIRUZ also has a zero tolerance to the expression of racism, condemnation, hatreds and all other forms of intolerance. We also require that content should be not pornographic, should not contain threats or incite violence, and sshould not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party. All violations of these requirements will lead to deleting an account and denying an access to the website.

PAPIRUZ reserves the right to terminate the functioning of the WEB SITE at all or partially, and disable related services, including cancelling support and proper functionality of early created Galleries. It could be done at any time without prior notifications at sole discretion of PAPIRUZ.

USER have the right to terminate this Agreement at any time by deleting his/her account (if he/she has one) and stopping to use the WEB SITE.

All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
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We are very serious about banning content that contain illegal or offensive materials. We reserve the right to terminate immediately an account and deny an access to the web site in case of posting such materials by a user on our web site, as well as in case of any violation of the terms of this Agreement. Also please, check this page on regular basis, because we reserve the right to change the terms of this Agreement without prior notification.
Privacy
PAPIRUZ respects the privacy of USERS and will protect their privacy at all means. PAPIRUZ does not collect information that personally identifies individuals except when individuals provide such specific information on a voluntary basis, and when this information is required for registration. This information will not be sold or made available to a third party.

Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Agreement.

When a USER posts information on the WEB SITE, including such sections as personal profile, creates new topics or posts comments at the forum, or incorporates this information with other materials in the process of creating a Gallery, he makes this information publicly available for anyone who have an access to the WEB SITE. It is a sole responsibility of a USER to not share or post information that could lead to the personal identification and harm him/her in some way. PAPIRUZ is not responsible for consequences of such actions and does not bear any liability to the USER for any damages caused by making such information public.
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Privacy is important. It is in your hand to decide what kind of personal information to share with others and not to harm yourself. We are not responsible for your actions, you are.

Limitation of Liability and Indemnification
PAPIRUZ provides an access to the WEB SITE and related online services "as is", without any warranties. PAPIRUZ is not responsible for any damages and disclaims any liability without limitations for any results, caused by use of the WEB SITE and related online services.

You hereby expressly and irrevocably release and forever discharge PAPIRUZ, its staff, associated persons, companies and organizations, from any and all actions, causes of action, suits, proceedings, liability, debts, judgments, claims and demands whatsoever in law or equity which you ever had, now have, or hereafter can, shall or may have, for or by reason of, or arising directly or indirectly out of your use of the WEB SITE and related online services. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless PAPIRUZ, including its staff, associated persons, companies and organizations, from and against any and all claims and expenses.
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We provide you with tools for creating and distributing your Galleries. You agree to keep us from the harm of any kind in case if something goes wrong in relation to creating and distributing your Galleries. We are not responsible for your actions. Period.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
This Agreement is prepared in accordance with Canadian Law and in case of disagreement shall be submitted to Canadian arbitration for consideration. Our online services are controlled and operated from Canada, and we make no representations that they are appropriate or available for use in other locations.

If a USER is not a resident of Canada, in addition to the terms of this Agreement, he/she should follow the regional law as well. It is a sole responsibility of a USER to know the local law and act in accordance with its statutory provisions. If the local law provisions come into conflict with the terms and conditions of this Agreement we strongly recommend to leave the WEB SITE immediately and do not use it. PAPIRUZ is not responsible for the violations of the regional law, intentional or unintentional, committed by a USER.
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Because of different law regulations in different regional jurisdiction, the use of this web site can cause you trouble. We strongly advise to familiarize yourself with your local law to make sure that you do nothing wrong browsing this web site and creating Galleries.
Disclaimer
The WEB SITE may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The WEB SITE may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. PAPIRUZ disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the WEB SITE and related services.
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We are doing our best to provide an excellent service, but our abilities are limited. So please don't expect that everything on this web site will be perfect. And yes, we do not hold ourselves responsible for errors, malfunction and any other hiccups that might occur, we are just trying hard to minimize them.