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Welcome to STechies.com. The following are the rules ("Terms") that govern use of the STechies.com Web site ("Site"). By using, adding information, or visiting the Site, you expressly agree to be bound by these Terms and to follow these Terms and all applicable laws and regulations governing the Site. STechies.com ("STechies") reserves the right to change these Terms at any time, effective immediately upon posting on the Site.

Authorized Site Visits
You agree that you are only authorized to visit, view, and retain a copy of pages of this Site for your own personal use, and that you shall not duplicate, download, publish, modify, scrape, or otherwise distribute the material on this Site for any commercial use, or for any purpose other than as described in these Terms.

Registering with STechies.com
In order to take advantage of certain features on the Site, you may be required to register with STechies. For example, you may be required to register with STechies if you want to set up a "MySpot" account, where you can view a record of your contributions in the form of articles, ratings, blogs, feedback, get email alerts, etc. You may also be required to register with STechies if you are a business owner, or want to respond to certain comments by users, or participate in any contribution towards the Site. STechies's use of any personal information that you provide to STechies.com during any registration process is governed by STechies's privacy policy.

Authentication Service. stechies may permit You to register for the Website through certain third party services, such as Facebook Connect and Google (“Authentication Service”). By registering for the Website using an Authentication Service, you agree that STechies may access your account information from the Authentication Service and you agree to any and all terms of use of the Authentication Service regarding your use of the Website via the Authentication Service. You agree that any Authentication Service is a Reference Site and you are solely responsible for your interactions with the Authentication Service as a result of accessing the Website through the Authentication Service.

Access and Interference
You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our pages or the content contained thereon or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior expressed written permission. You agree that you will not use any device, software, or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site. You agree that you will not copy, reproduce, alter, modify, create derivative works from, or publicly display any content (except for your own personal, non-commercial use) from our Web site without the prior expressed written permission of STechies.

Unauthorized Use of the Site
Illegal and/or unauthorized uses of the Site, including, but not limited to, unauthorized framing of or linking to the Site or unauthorized use of any robot, spider, or other automated device on the Site, will be investigated and subject to appropriate legal action, including, without limitation, civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.

Violation of the Terms
You agree that monetary damages may not provide a sufficient remedy to STechies for violations of these terms of use and you consent to injunctive or other equitable relief for such violations.

DISCLAIMERS
stechies DOES NOT PROMISE THAT THE SITE WILL BE INOFFENSIVE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, OR THAT IT WILL PROVIDE SPECIFIC INFORMATION FROM USE OF THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT, SEARCH, OR LINK ON IT. THE SITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE DELIVERED ON AN "AS-IS" AND "AS-AVAILABLE" BASIS. stechies CANNOT ENSURE THAT FILES YOU DOWNLOAD FROM THE SITE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. stechies DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. stechies WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, AND PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
STechies disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions, and conduct of any third-party users, STechies users, advertisers, and/or sponsors on the Site, in connection with the Site, or otherwise related to your use of the Site. STechies is not responsible for the products, services, actions, or failure to act of any third party in connection with or referenced on the Site. Without limiting the foregoing, you may report the misconduct of users and/or third-party advertisers or service and/or product providers referenced on or included in the Site to STechies at legal@STechies.com. STechies may investigate the claim and take appropriate action, at its sole discretion.

LIMITATION ON LIABILITY
EXCEPT IN JURISDICTIONS WHERE SUCH PROVISIONS ARE RESTRICTED, IN NO EVENT WILL stechies BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, EVEN IF stechies HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Any product or promotion of a product on the Service are not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or in any other way associated with, Facebook. Facebook has no control over Content, Contributions or other information and opinion expressed via the Service.

Disputes
If there is any dispute about or involving the Site, you, by using the Site, agree that the dispute will be governed by the laws of the Republic of India without regard to its conflict-of-law provisions. You agree to personal jurisdiction by and venue in New Delhi, in the state of Delhi, India.

Posting Profiles, Articles, and Blogs on STechies.com
STechies reserves the right, but not the obligation, to refuse to post or to remove any Profile, Comment, or Blog if it contains or features any of the following:

Unacceptable Content:
# Offensive, harmful and/or abusive language, including without limitation: expletives, profanities, obscenities, harassment, vulgarities, sexually explicit language and hate speech (e.g., racist/discriminatory speech.)
# Articles that do not address the pet community or articles with no qualitative value (e.g., "this kennel’s pets are great!") as determined by STechies in its sole discretion.
# Articles commenting on other users.
# Content that contains personal attacks or describes physical confrontations and/or sexual harassment.
# Excessive damage or death of a puppy bought from a particular kennel club and related cases caused by a business or service to person or property.
# Personal information or messages including email addresses, URLs, phone numbers and postal addresses.
# Messages that are advertising or commercial in nature, or are inappropriate based on the applicable subject matter.
# Language that violates the standards of good taste or the standards of this website, as determined by STechies in its sole discretion.
# Content determined by STechies to be illegal, or to violate any central, state, or local law or regulation or the rights of any other person or entity.
# Language intended to impersonate other users (including names of other individuals) or offensive or inappropriate user names or signatures.
# Articles which scrape or re-purpose other people’s content without permission. Note: We are not able to police every article we include on STechies, so we will make mistakes. If we’ve approved an article on our site which you feel is misappropriating your content, please let us know at report_abuse@STechies.com.
# Sites that do not add value to the user. STechies team will exercise its discretion on such subjects based on statistics, user feedback.

Please Note:
* Views and Articles are not endorsed by STechies.com. STechies does not assume responsibility or liability for any Comment or for any claims, damages, or losses resulting from any use of the Site or the materials contained therein. All contributions and Articles are owned by STechies.com.

Such exclusive ownership means that STechies, has the unrestricted, perpetual, and exclusive right to use, reproduce, modify, translate, transmit, and distribute any and all materials (including pictures) and communications regarding and including submitted Articles. STechies is under no obligation to give credit or pay any consideration to you for your Profile contributions and Articles. If you see objectionable content or have any questions about these Terms of Use, please contact STechies at report_abuse@STechies.com.