TERMS OF SERVICE

1          Purpose

The mission of WOAS is to promote knowledge sharing by top professionals and scientists and support research, promote programs, projects and events that benefit the development of society.

2          Agreement

By using the community WOAS that operates in our website, currently located in http://www.woas.org, you agree to these Terms of Service (this "Service"), whether or not you register as member of WOAS.  

This Statement of Terms of Service governs our relationship with users and others who interact with WOAS. By using or accessing WOAS, you agree to this Statement of Terms of Service and WOAS's privacy notice. If you do not agree to any of these terms please do not use or access the WOAS. WOAS may modify or revise these Terms of Service and policies at any time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. Nothing in these Terms of service shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.

These Terms of Service apply to all users of the WOAS, including users who are also contributors of Content (All types of Content) on WOAS.

3          Eligibility

To be eligible to use the Service, you must meet the following criteria and represent and warrant that you:

  1. Are either more than 18 (EIGHTEEN) years of age.
  2. Using the Services, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority and capacity to undergo this Agreement and to comply with all terms and conditions thereof.
  3.  Will not violate any rights of WOAS, including intellectual property rights.

In case you are merely surfing or browsing the Website and has not yet registered as a Member, the use of the Website continues to be governed by this Agreement.

4          WOAS Member s

To be a member of WOAS you have to do a pre-registration on WOAS website. After the examination of the candidate's application, and if he/she are accepted by WOAS you will be allow to complete the registration. Registration may only be completed with payment of a required fee in favor of WOAS.

WOAS reserves the right to decide if a candidate will or will not be accepted as a WOAS member.

You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You agree not to use in any situation in your Member profile, username or password of another Member. You agree to immediately notify WOAS if you suspect any unauthorized use of your Member profile or access password. You agree refrain from selling, trading, or otherwise transferring your WOAS account to another party. The user is solely responsible for anything that happens through your account.

To close your account please or prove that your account security was compromised due to no faults of your own please contact us.

WOAS will terminate a user's access to the Service if, under appropriate circumstances, the user is an infringer.

5          Use of the Service

  1. You agree not to distribute any part of the Service or the Content without WOAS’s prior written authorization and not to alter or modify any part of the Service.
  2. You agree not to use the Service for any commercial purpose without WOAS written Authorization.
  3. You agree do not use bots or other automated methods to add or download contacts, send or redirect messages or other permitted activities other than through WOAS such as its application programming interfaces or its own services or integrations with other, partner services;
  4. WOAS reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of the Service at any time.

6          Content

You understand and agree that WOAS may (but is not obligated to) review any classified ads, content, information, Intellectual Property, material, messages, photos, videos, URLs, profiles, and others (Collectively, "Content") uploaded, posted or displayed (hereinafter, "posted") on the Services and delete or refuse to post any Content, including, but not limited to, any content that in the sole opinion of WOAS, violates this Agreement or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of other Members or third parties.

You agree that you are solely responsible for the Content that you post on the service or transmit to other Members or third parties and the consequences of submitting and publishing Content on the Service. You affirm, represent, and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to publish Content you submit; and you license to WOAS all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to such Content for publication on the Service pursuant to these Terms of Service.

You may not in any way, publish, distribute or reproduce material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary information unless you have permission from the rightful owner of the material or you are otherwise legally entitled to post the material and to grant WOAS all of the license rights granted herein.

Content from other Members, advertisers, and others may be available through the Services. We not control such Content, (a) you agree that we are not responsible for any such Content and (b) any warranties concerning the accuracy, currency, adequacy, or quality of information in such Content, we do not assume any liability for content unintentional objectionable, inaccurate, misleading, or unlawful Content made available by other Members, advertisers and third parties.

You further agree that you will not submit to the Service any Content or other material that is contrary to applicable local, national, and international laws and regulations

Submitting Content to WOAS, you hereby grant WOAS a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the Content in connection with the Service and WOAS´s business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Service (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels.

You also hereby grant each user of the Service a non-exclusive license to access your Content through the Service, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such Content as permitted through the functionality of the Service and under these Terms of Service.

You understand and agree that WOAS may retain server copies of your content that have been removed or deleted. The above licenses granted by you in user comments you submit are perpetual and irrevocable.

You understand that when using the Service, you will be exposed to Content from a variety of sources, and that WOAS is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such Content.

WOAS reserves the right to decide whether Content violates these Terms of Service for reasons other than copyright infringement. WOAS may at any time, without prior notice and in its sole discretion, remove such Content and/or terminate a user's account for submitting such material in violation of these Terms of Service.

The Content on the Service, and the trademarks, service marks and logos ("Marks") on the Service, are owned by or licensed to WOAS, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law.

7          Security

Personal information you provide will be secured with industry standards and technology. Since the internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to WOAS. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information and for controlling access to your email communications at all times.

8          Privacy

You should carefully read our full Privacy Policy before deciding to become a User as it governs our treatment of any information, including personally identifiable information you submit to us. Please note that certain information, statements, data and content (such as photographs) which you may submit to WOAS, or groups you choose to join might, or are likely to, reveal your gender, ethnic origin, nationality, age, religion and/or sexual orientation, and/or other personal information about you. You acknowledge that your submission of any information, statements, data, and content to us is voluntary on your part.

9          Payments

If you purchase any product or services that we offer for a fee, or if you gives to WOAS any donation, you agree to WOAS storing your payment card information. All fees and donations and charges are nonrefundable and there are no refunds or credits for partially used periods. You may cancel your Services by Contact Us. You also acknowledge that WOAS Services are subject to this Agreement and any additional terms related to the provision of the Services

10     Disputes

Your interactions with other Members in connection with the Services or with advertisers, including, without limitation, payment and delivery of goods or services and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and other Members or the advertiser.

You agree that WOAS is not responsible for any loss or damage incurred as a result of such transactions or in respect of any use or disclosure of your personally identifiable information. If a dispute between you and third parties (including, without limitation, any Member), WOAS is under no obligation to be involved, however, reserve the right, but we have no obligation to monitor disputes between you and other Members.

You will resolve any claim, cause of action or dispute ("claim") you have with us arising out of or relating to this Statement or WOAS exclusively in a state or federal court located in Delaware. The laws of the State of Delaware will govern this Statement, as well as any claim that might arise between you and us, without regard to conflict of law provisions. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts located in Delaware for the purpose of litigating all such claims.

Any disputes with WOAS arising out of or relating to the Agreement (“Disputes”) shall be governed by DELAWARE law regardless of your country of origin or where you access WOAS, and notwithstanding of any conflicts of law principles and the United Nations Convention for the International Sale of Goods.

If anyone brings a claim against us related to your actions, content or information on WOAS, you will indemnify and hold us harmless from and against all damages, losses, and expenses of any kind (including reasonable legal fees and costs) related to such claim.

 

11      Warranty Disclaimer

You agree that your use of the services shall be at your sole risk.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, WOAS, its officers, Directors, Employees and agent disclaim all warranties, express or implied, in connection with the services and your use thereof. WOAS makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of this site´s content or the content of any sites linked to this site and assumes no liability or responsibility for any of:

  1. Incorrect or inaccurate Content posted on the Services, or by users of the Services or Members, or by one of equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Services;
  2. The conduct, whether online or offline, of any user or Member Services;
  3. Any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of service or e-mail from readers Content due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or combination thereof, including injury or damage to your computer and / or State or any other person in connection with or resulting from participating or downloading materials relating to the Services;
  4. Loss or damage caused by Content posted or transmitted by the Services and to Members, or any interactions between users of the Website and / or Members, whether online or offline, and
  5. Error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alteration of communications between users or Members of the Website;
  6. Error or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content post, emailed, transmited or otherwise made available via the services;
  7. Any Bugs, viruses, Trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through our services by any third party;
  8. WOAS does not warrant, endorse, guarantee or assume responsibility for any product or service advertised or offered by a third party through the services or any hyperlink services or featured in any banner or other advertising, and WOAS will not be a party to or in any way responsible for monitoring any transaction between you and third-party providers of products or services.

12      Limitation of Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by law, WOAS, its officers, directors, employees or agents disclaim all warranties, express or implied, in connection with the services and your use thereof.  Will not be liable to user/you or third party for any direct, indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages (include lost profits) arising from the use of the services, even if WOAS have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding any contrary indication in this agreement, the responsibility of WOAS before the user for any reason, regardless of the form of action, always be limited to a maximum of (1) any amount payed by you to WOAS.

You specifically acknowledge that WOAS shall not be liable for content or the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any third party and that the risk of harm or damage from foregoing rests entirely with you.

The Service is offered by WOAS from its facilities in the United States of America. WOAS makes no representations that the Service is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Service from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.

13      Governing Law

The WOAS may seek compensation by a court order or other equitable to protect their intellectual property rights in any court of competent jurisdiction. The user should always act in accordance with all laws, decrees, regulations and statutes applicable to international and domestic use of the Services.

14      Indemnification.

You agree to indemnify and hold WOAS, officers, directors, its subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, agents and other partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim or demand, including reasonable attorney's fees in respect of any third party due to or arising out of use of the Services in violation of this Agreement and / or arising from breach of the same and / or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above.

15      Assignment

These Terms of Service, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by WOAS without restriction.

16      General

This Agreement contains the entire agreement between you and WOAS  with regard to use of the Services. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remaining provisions thereof remain in full force and effect in all. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Agreement, neither party shall be regarded as third party beneficiary of this Agreement, and no third party (including another Member) who is not part of this Agreement shall have the right to enforce any term of it.

If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that provision will be changed and interpreted so as to achieve the objectives, to the extent possible under applicable law, the remaining provisions remain in force and effect in its entirety.

Failure to exercise or part of The Star Tracker of any right or provision of this Agreement shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. The section titles in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. If you have any questions regarding this Agreement, please contact us.

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