These Terms of Service ("Terms") govern your access to and use of Collaberotica, and any materials appearing on the services ("Content"). By accessing, using, or visiting this site (the "Website"), any of its content, functionalities, or services, (in sum, the "Services"), you signify that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by these Terms. You also agree to follow all laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any part of these Terms, you are prohibited from using our Services.
You must be 18 years of age or older to use our Services.
Your access to and use of the Services or any Content are at your own risk. You understand and agree that the Services are provided to you on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. To the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, Collaberotica disclaims all warranties and conditions, whether express or implied, of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. We make no warranty or representation and disclaim all responsibility and liability for: (i) the completeness, accuracy, availability, timeliness, security or reliability of the Services or any Content; (ii) any harm to your computer system, loss of data, or other harm that results from your access to or use of the Services or any Content; (iii) the deletion of, or the failure to store or to transmit, any Content and other communications maintained by the Services; and (iv) whether the Services will meet your requirements or be available on an uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free basis, or (v) whether the Services provide Content that is accurate, reliable, or satisfactory to you. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained from a representative of Collaberotica or through our Services, will create any warranty or representation not expressly made herein.
Any material you download, view, or otherwise access through the Service is at your own risk. You will be solely responsible for any damage or loss of data that results from the download of any such material. You expressly agree that Collaberotica shall not be liable to you for any damages of any kind (even if Collaberotica has been advised of the possibility of such damages) resulting from the Service, including but not limited to your use of or inability to use the Service; unauthorized access to or changes in Content or information you submit; and the acts and statements of third parties who use the Service.
You agree that Collaberotica not be liable to you for any claim arising out of Content you make available, your use of the Service, your connection to the Services, your use of the Terms, or your violation of any rights of another.
Content may contain links to third party sites that are not owned or controlled by us. We will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By using any of the Services, you expressly relieve us from all liability arising from your use of any third-party sites.
You agree that Collaberotica shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of or limitation on your access to our Services. Collaberotica may change, end, or temporarily suspend the Services, or parts of the Services, at any time, at our discretion. We also retain the right to create limits on use and storage at our sole discretion at any time. We may also remove or refuse to distribute any Content on the Services, limit distribution or visibility of any Content on the services, suspend or terminate users, and reclaim usernames without liability to you and at our discretion.
You agree that you will not use or attempt to use any method, device, software, or routine to harm others or interfere with the functioning of the Website, or use and/or monitor any information in or related to the Website for any unauthorized purpose.
You agree to use our Services in accordance with the Code of Conduct.
Your actions on the Website that violate any part of the Terms, including the Content you submit, may be deleted at any time (if applicable), without prior notice, at our discretion, without liability to you. Such behavior may also lead to a review of your account activity and may lead to its removal, termination, or suspension, as well as limiting, suspending, or blocking your access to the Services or parts of it, with no prior notice and without liability to you, at our discretion. Our decision to take any of the above actions is not limited by these Terms and may be taken for any reason.
You understand that by using the Services, you may be exposed to content that might be offensive, harmful, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate, or in some cases, postings that have been mislabeled. All content is the sole responsibility of the person who originated such content. We may not monitor or control the content posted via the services and, we cannot take responsibility for such content.
You also understand that you may encounter Content that is in violation of these Terms. We encourage our users to report this to us so that we can review it and take appropriate action.
Code of Conduct
Please see: Code of Conduct
You are responsible for all the activity on your account. You are also responsible for safeguarding your account, including, but not limited to: keeping your password confidential, and letting others use your account. We cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the above.
You retain all of your rights to any content you submit through the Services ("Your Content"), including, but not limited to, chapters you write, story content you write, your "about me" section on your profile, etc. In particular, you retain your copyright to the above. You may not submit content that you do not hold the copyright for, unless you have express written permission from the copyright holders, including the permission to grant Collaberotica all the rights in these Terms.
By submitting Content to Collaberotica, you grant us non-exclusive rights to display and store your work on our Website, as well as use it for promoting the Services, with attribution to you. Content you have marked as Private, as well as messages in conversations,("Private Content"), are excluded from our advertising. We will only advertise with publicly posted stories or chapters. This license exists only for as long as you choose to continue to include such Content on our Website and will terminate within a reasonable time after you remove, or after we remove, such Content.
Furthermore, by submitting content to Collaberotica, you affirm that your content does not contravene any applicable laws and does not subject the Website to any claims, demands, lawsuits, regulatory actions or any actual, potential or risk of liability, or any threats thereof.
When submitting any content to Collaberotica, you affirm that it does not violate our Code of Conduct. Content found to be in violation of these guidelines may be removed at any time.
You are responsible for the content you post. You assume all risks related to its publication and display, including someone else’s reliance on its accuracy and any claims relating to intellectual property or other legal rights.
Content marked as "private" ("Private Content"), where applicable, limits who should be able to see it. You understand that Private Content should only be visible to you, any other users you explicitly give permission to, and site administrators. Private Content is subject to all the same Terms as other Content, including, but not limited to, the Code of Conduct. You understand that, although we have measures in place to limit the exposure of Private Content, the Services cannot guarantee that Private Content will never be visible to anyone besides those listed above. Collaberotica is not liable for damages that may occur if your Private Content is exposed to people besides those listed above.
We will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the “DMCA”) or any other applicable intellectual property legislation or laws. Responses may include removing, blocking or disabling access to material claimed to be the subject of infringing activity, terminating the user’s access to Collaberotica, or all of the foregoing.
To submit a claim of copyright infringement please submit a DMCA Notice to [email protected]. You must be the copyright owner or an agency authorized to act on the owner's behalf. We reserve the right to remove content alleged to be infringing without prior notice, at our sole discretion, and without liability to you or anyone else. We may also choose to suspend or terminate a user's account after removing infringing content.
Changes To The Terms
This policy may change at any time. The updated version supersedes any prior versions immediately upon being posted, and the prior version(s) shall have no continuing legal effect. If you are a registered user, we will notify you at your provided email address or via a site message when it changes. For unregistered users, changes are announced on our Site News page.