Legalese is often inevitable.
Summary of Sec 1
These terms, together with any special terms for particular websites, create a contract between us. The contract governs your use of all websites operated by me, unless a particular website indicates otherwise.
These human-readable summaries of each section are not part of the contract, but are intended to help you understand its terms.
Welcome, and thank you for your interest in me, Maria Arango Kure (“Company”, “I”, “my”, “me”), and my site.
together with all other subdomains thereof, (collectively, the “Websites”).The Main Terms also apply to all products, information, and services provided through the Websites (“The Services”).
Additional terms: In addition to the Main Terms, your use of any Services may also be subject to specific terms applicable to a particular Service (“Additional Terms”). If there is any conflict between the Additional Terms and the Main Terms, then the Additional Terms apply in relation to the relevant Service.
I maintain and publish policies that apply to the use of my websites, content and services. The following policies are applicable to anyone who uses my services:
- Data Retention Policy
- Data Protection Policy
- Code of Conduct
- Terms & Conditions
Collectively, the Terms: The Main Terms, together with any Additional Terms, form a binding legal agreement between you and I in relation to your use of the Services. Collectively, this legal agreement is referred to below as the “Terms.”
Your part of the agreement.
Summary of Sec 2
Please read these terms and only use our sites and services if you agree to them.
BY CLICKING “I ACCEPT” OR OTHERWISE ACCESSING OR USING ANY OF THE SERVICES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREED TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS.
By clicking “I ACCEPT” or otherwise accessing or using any Services you also represent that you have the legal authority to accept the Terms on behalf of yourself and any party you represent in connection with your use of any Services.
If you are an individual who is entering into these Terms on behalf of an entity, you represent and warrant that you have the power to bind that entity, and you hereby agree on that entity’s behalf to be bound by these Terms, with the terms “you,” and “your” applying to you, that entity, and other users accessing the Services on behalf of that entity.
If you do not agree with (or cannot comply with) Agreements, then you may not use the Service, but please let me know by emailing at [email protected] so I can try to find a solution. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who wish to access or use Service.
changes of terms
How these will change.
Summary of Sec 3
These terms may change. When the changes are important, I will put a notice on the website. If you continue to use the sites after the changes are made, you agree to the changes.
From time to time, I may change, remove, or add to the Terms, and reserve the right to do so in my discretion. In that case, I will post updated Terms and indicate the date of revision. If I feel the modifications are material, I will make reasonable efforts to post a prominent notice on the relevant Website(s) and notify those of you with a current account via email. All new and/or revised Terms take effect immediately and apply to your use of the Services from that date on, except that material changes will take effect 30 days after the change is made and identified as material.
By continuing to access or use our Service after any revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, you are no longer authorized to use Service.
changes to the service
How the site will change.
Summary of Sec 4
This website and my services may change. If you continue to use the sites after the changes are made, you agree to the changes.
I reserve the right to withdraw or amend my Websites and Service, and any service or material I provide through them, in my sole discretion without notice. I will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of Service is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, I may restrict access to some parts of Service, or the entire Service, to users, including registered users.
What you see on my spaces.
Summary of Sec 5
I try my best to have useful information on my sites, but I cannot promise that everything is accurate or appropriate for your situation.
Provided as-is: You acknowledge that I do not make any representations or warranties about the material, data, and information, such as data files, text, computer software, code, music, audio files or other sounds, photographs, videos, or other images (collectively, the “Content”) which you may have access to as part of, or through your use of, the Services.
Under no circumstances am I liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to: any infringing Content, any errors or omissions in Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, transmitted, linked from, or otherwise accessible through or made available via the Services.
You understand that by using the Services, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent, or objectionable.
You agree that you are solely responsible for your reuse of Content made available through the Services, including providing proper attribution. You should review the terms of the applicable license before you use the Content so that you know what you can and cannot do.
Made & published by you.
Summary of Sec 6
I do not take any ownership of your content when you post it on our sites. If you post content you own, you agree it can be used under the terms of CC BY-SA 4.0 or any future version of that license.
If you do not own the content, then you should not post it unless it is in the public domain or licensed CC BY-SA 4.0, except that you may also post pictures and videos if you are authorized to use them under law (e.g., fair use) or if they are available under any CC license.
You must note that information on the file when you upload it. You are responsible for any content you upload to the sites.
Your responsibility: You represent, warrant, and agree that no Content posted or otherwise shared by you on or through any of the Services (“Your Content”), violates or infringes upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other personal or proprietary rights, breaches or conflicts with any obligation, such as a confidentiality obligation, or contains libelous, defamatory, or otherwise unlawful material.
Licensing Your Content: You retain any copyright that you may have in Your Content. You hereby agree that Your Content: (a) is hereby licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 License and may be used under the terms of that license or any later version of a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 License, or (b) is in the public domain (such as Content that is not copyrightable or Content you make available under CC0), or (c) if not owned by you, (i) is available under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 License or (ii) is a media file that is available under any Creative Commons license or that you are authorized by law to post or share through any of the Services, such as under the fair use doctrine, and that is prominently marked as being subject to third party copyright. All of Your Content must be appropriately marked with licensing (or other permission status such as fair use) and attribution information.
Removal: I may, but am not obligated to, review Your Content and may delete or remove Your Content (without notice) from any of the Services in my sole discretion. Removal of any of Your Content from the Services (by you or Creative Commons) does not impact any rights you granted in Your Content under the terms of a Creative Commons license.
When you are a collaborator.
Summary of Sec 7
Please do not register for an account on my sites unless you are 18 years old. I have the right to end your account at any time.
You are responsible for the use of your account. And of course, please do not set up an account for someone else unless you have permission to do so. Setting up an account doesn’t make you a member of my business.
By registering for an account through any of the Services, you represent and warrant that you are the age of majority in your jurisdiction (typically age 18). Services offered to registered users are provided subject to these Main Terms, and any Additional Terms specified on the relevant Website(s), all of which are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms.
Registration: You agree to (a) only provide accurate and current information about yourself (though use of an alias or nickname in lieu of your legal name is acceptable), (b) maintain the security of your passwords and identification, (c) promptly update the email address listed in connection with your account to keep it accurate so that we can contact you, and (d) be fully responsible for all uses of your account. You must not set up an account on behalf of another individual or entity unless you are authorized to do so.
No Membership: Creating an account or using any of the related Websites or Services, including becoming a collaborator or guest author, does not and shall not be deemed to make you a member, shareholder or affiliate of my business for any purposes whatsoever, nor shall you have any of the rights of statutory members as defined by any law.
Termination: I reserve the right to modify or discontinue your account at any time for any reason or no reason at all.
Summary of Sec 8
Play nice. Be yourself. Don’t break the law or be disruptive. Please read my Code of Conduct, it’s part of the terms too.
You agree not to engage in any of the following activities:
- Violating laws and rights:
- You may not (a) use any Service for any illegal purpose or in violation of any local, state, national, or international laws, (b) violate or encourage others to violate any right of or obligation to a third party, including by infringing, misappropriating, or violating intellectual property, confidentiality, or privacy rights.
- You may not use the Services or any information provided through the Services for the transmission of advertising or promotional materials, including junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of unsolicited or unwelcome solicitation.
- You may not use the Services in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the Services, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Services; including by (a) uploading or otherwise disseminating any virus, adware, spyware, worm or other malicious code, or (b) interfering with or disrupting any network, equipment, or server connected to or used to provide any of the Services, or violating any regulation, policy, or procedure of any network, equipment, or server.
- Harming Others:
- You may not post or transmit Content on or through the Services that is harmful, offensive, obscene, abusive, invasive of privacy, defamatory, hateful or otherwise discriminatory, false or misleading, or incites an illegal act;
- You may not intimidate or harass another through the Services;
- and, you may not post or transmit any personally identifiable information about persons under 13 years of age on or through the Services.
- Impersonation or unauthorized access:
- you may not impersonate another person or entity, or misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity when using the Services;
- You may not use or attempt to use another’s account or personal information without authorization; and
- You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Services, or the computer systems or networks connected to the Services, through hacking password mining or any other means.
The Websites and Services are provided subject to these Main Terms, the Code of Conduct, and any Additional Terms specified on the relevant Website(s), all of which are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms.
Disclaimer of warranties
A legal disclaimer.
Summary of Sec 9
I do not make any guarantees about the sites, services, or content available on the sites.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, MARIA ARANGO KURE OFFERS THE SERVICES (INCLUDING ALL CONTENT AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICES) AS-IS AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND CONCERNING THE SERVICES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. MARIA ARANGO KURE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS OF THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICES WILL BE ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT ANY SERVERS USED BY CC ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. MARIA ARANGO KURE DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION REGARDING USE OF THE CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICES IN TERMS OF ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.
Limitation of liability
Another legal disclaimer.
Summary of Sec 10 for humans:
I am not responsible for the content on the sites, your use of our services, or for the conduct of others on our sites.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL MARIA ARANGO KURE BE LIABLE TO YOU ON ANY LEGAL THEORY FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE OR INCOME, LOST PROFITS, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, COST OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES SUFFERED OR INCURRED BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY THAT ARISE IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES (OR THE TERMINATION THEREOF FOR ANY REASON), EVEN IF MARIA ARANGO KURE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, MARIA ARANGO KURE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE WHATSOEVER IN ANY MANNER FOR ANY CONTENT POSTED ON OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICES (INCLUDING CLAIMS OF INFRINGEMENT RELATING TO THAT CONTENT), FOR YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, OR FOR THE CONDUCT OF THIRD PARTIES ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICES.
Certain jurisdictions do not permit the exclusion of certain warranties or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, which means that some of the above limitations may not apply to you. IN THESE JURISDICTIONS, THE FOREGOING EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS WILL BE ENFORCED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
Yet another legal disclaimer.
Summary of Sec 11 for humans:
If something happens because you violate these terms, because of your use of the services, or because of the content you post on the sites, you agree to repay me for the damage it causes.
To the extent authorized by law, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Maria Arango kure, its employees, officers, directors, affiliates, and agents from and against any and all claims, losses, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting directly or indirectly from or arising out of (a) your violation of the Terms, (b) your failure to verify the copyright license, attribution, and other information associated with Content, (c) your use of any of the Services, and/or (d) the Content you make available on any of the Services.
About logos & branding.
Summary of Sec 13 for humans:
If you want to use my trademarks, you must download them from my website and not change them in any way. Other trademarks used on this site are not intended to suggest endorsement or affiliation with me.
My name, logos, icons, and other trademarks are not licensed under a Creative Commons License and may only be used on the further condition that you download images of the trademarks directly from my website.
You are not authorized to use any modified versions of my trademarks, except that you may use “dark” or “light” versions of the logos to ensure that on your selected background the two colors have a contrast ratio of at least 3:1.
Other trademarks used on the site are the registered trademarks of their respective owners. Those marks are used for referential purposes only and are not intended to suggest or imply any affiliation with or endorsement by their respective owners.
Respect of ownership.
Summary of Sec 14 for humans:
Please let me know if you find infringing content on my websites.
I respect copyright, and prohibit users of the Services from submitting, uploading, posting, or otherwise transmitting any Content on the Services that violates another person’s proprietary rights.
Except where otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed
under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license.
To report allegedly infringing Content hosted on a website owned or controlled by me, send a Notice of Infringing Materials to [email protected].
How our agreement ends.
Summary of Sec 15 for humans:
If you violate these terms, you may no longer use my sites.
By me: I may modify, suspend, or terminate the operation of, or access to, all or any portion of the Services at any time for any reason. Additionally, your individual access to, and use of, the Services may be terminated by me at any time and for any reason.
By you: If you wish to terminate this agreement, you may immediately stop accessing or using the Services at any time.
Automatic upon breach: Your right to access and use the Services automatically upon your breach of any of the Terms.
Survival: The disclaimer of warranties, the limitation of liability, and the jurisdiction and applicable law provisions will survive any termination. The license grants applicable to Your Content are not impacted by the termination of the Terms and shall continue in effect subject to the terms of the applicable license. Your warranties and indemnification obligations will survive for one year after termination.
Third party links
When I link to other sites.
Summary of Sec 16 for humans:
My Service may contain links to third party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by Maria Arango Kure.
Maria Arango Kure has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. We do not warrant the offerings of any of these entities/individuals or their websites.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT COMPANY SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS CAUSED OR ALLEGED TO BE CAUSED BY OR IN CONNECTION WITH USE OF OR RELIANCE ON ANY SUCH CONTENT, GOODS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH ANY SUCH THIRD PARTY WEB SITES OR SERVICES.
WE STRONGLY ADVISE YOU TO READ THE TERMS OF SERVICE AND PRIVACY POLICIES OF ANY THIRD PARTY WEB SITES OR SERVICES THAT YOU VISIT.
Various legal terms.
Summary of Sec 17 for humans:
If there is a lawsuit arising from these terms, it should be in Sweden and governed by Swedish law. I am glad you use my sites, but this agreement does not mean we are partners.
These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Sweden, which governing law applies to agreement without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
The parties agree that any disputes between Maria Arango Kure and you concerning these Terms, and/or any of the Services may only brought in court of law in Sweden, and you hereby consent to the personal jurisdiction and venue of such court.
If any part of the Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by any law or regulation or final determination of a competent court or tribunal, that provision will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.
No agency relationship:
The parties agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Maria Arango Kure as a result of the Terms or from your use of any of the Services.
These Main Terms and any applicable Additional Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Maria Arango Kure relating to this subject matter and supersede any and all prior communications and/or agreements between us relating to access and use of the Services.
Either party’s failure to insist on or enforce strict performance of any of the Terms will not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.