General Terms and Conditions
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR USAGE
www.500meters.net, Version: 1.3.x, April 2017
1. What is 500meters? 500meters (500m) is an online-community enabling you to connect to people around you, meet them, discover your immediate environment and get amazing information where you are. Find exciting presents, exclusive invitations and much more. Or just leave some interesting messages and hints. Subject to these General Terms and Conditions ("Terms"), usage of "500m" is free of charge. As these Terms are the legal basis for your usage of "500m", you must accept them. Moreover, these Terms set the legal relationship between you, as „User“ and the operator of 500m, which is you27 ltd., Birkenweg 6, 9490 Vaduz, Principate of Liechtenstein.
2. Using „500m“?
As long as you do not want to publish your own content, you can use 500m without registration. In order to publish own content or to connect with other 500m users, you must register with 500m. Please note that any registration and usage of 500m is strictly limited to private persons (and not companies) and private purposes (and not business).
By using a pseudonym, your registration with 500m can be made completely anonymous. Besides the pseudonym, you can voluntarily add your gender, year of birth and a photo. When choosing a pseudonym, you should be careful to not violate third party rights, since you are solely responsible in that respect. 500m reserves the right to refuse registrations without stating any reasons, in particular if there are indications of an abusive or otherwise unauthorized usage.
You can basically publish any content. Please note that you will remain solely responsible for that the content published by you is free from any third party rights.
Publication of or linking to the following content is strictly prohibited: pornography, discriminating, offensive or racist content, libel, or otherwise illegal content, as well as content that is not private but prevalently constitute advertisement or is of otherwise commercial nature.
Furthermore, 500m reserves its right to remove any of your content without prior notice, if it´s violating these terms and conditions. In the event of material breaches of these Terms, 500m reserves its right to delete content or also entire User account.
5. Visibility of Content?
Please consider that 500m is a completely public network and all posts of you are visible for all other Users. Also if you are filtering the results by User or hashtag this will only be for your better convenience and is not affecting the visibility for the other Users. Only if you meet some other Users using the MeetMe function, nobody else except you and the User(s) will realize that. Therefore, please be very careful in your decisions, what to post.
6. Behavioral Rules? As a non-moderated online-community, 500m depends on correct and polite behaviour of its Users. This does not only apply to content but in particular also to comments. Please always write polite comments in a way you would expect them to receive from others. 500m reserves the right to block accounts that are used for spamming or other systematic annoyance of other Users.
7. Data Protection?
500m is aware of your high interest in a diligent handling of your personal data. Without your authorization, 500m will neither publish your personal data nor make them available to third parties. Furthermore, 500m will take reasonable technical measures to prevent an abusive use of your personal data by third parties. Please note that your own password is typically the biggest weak point from a security perspective. By registering with 500m, you agree that your personal data are electronically processed within the functionality of 500m.
8. Technical Aspects?
While 500m strives an uninterrupted service at all times, no warranty is given for a certain condition or certain operating hours of its platform. Any automated request or usage of 500m by using macros, scripts or other software is explicitly prohibited. Also prohibited is any kind of usage that would technically interfere with the operations of 500m. Whereas there are currently no limitations, 500m may in the future introduce storage limits for users at its sole discretion.
9. Account Deletion?
For a deletion of your account, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
10. Rights On Content – Copyright?
Depending on the specific User permissions, content on 500m may be visible for a large number of persons. This does not mean that any content may be downloaded and used at discretion. Users of the website may copy or print such content for its personal, non-commercial use. However, any other usage, such as reproduction, modification, distribution or performance is generally prohibited.
By generating any content in 500m, you confer to 500m a world wide, royalty-free and non-exclusive right to make available and link this content on its own website or the website of partners. The copyright for the uploaded pictures and text remains with the User.
The User shall indemnify 500m from all claims, including damage claims, which other users or third parties may assert against 500m; provided that such claims are due to infringements of rights of such other users or third parties arising out of the content published in 500m.
500m assumes no liability whatsoever for the quality or the correctness of the content or the User profiles on its website.
500m reserves the right to change these Terms at any time and without providing for specific reasons. In the event of such change, the User shall be entitled to review the Terms and agree to them within a 30 days notice period or let this notice period expire. Upon expiry, the account will be deleted in analogy to Article 9 hereof.
These Terms and the entire contractual relationship between you27 ltd, Birkenweg 6, 9490 Vaduzm Principality of Liechtenstein and the User shall be exclusively subject to the substantive laws of the Principality of Liechtenstein. Any disputes arising out of or in connection with this contractual relationship shall be settled by the ordinary courts of Liechtenstein having jurisdiction in these matters.
The User concludes these Terms with you27 ltd, Birkenweg 6, 9490 Vaduz. The user can reach 500m via e-mail or post. The relevant contact data can be retrieved under www.500meters.net.