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Anoox Terms of Service

1. Your Access to Anoox.com; Acceptance of Terms of Use:
By accessing and using ANOOX Search Engine and Social Network, you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to be bound by and comply with the Terms of Service. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE TERMS, DO NOT ACCESS AND USE THE SITE. The Terms may be modified without prior notice at anytime. Your continued use of Anoox Search Engine constitutes that you agree with the modified terms.

2. Intellectual Property:
The Anoox Search Engine, Social Network and Website are protected by copyright, trademark, patent and other intellectual property laws and international treaties. All of the content contained within and on the Website and search engine, is the sole property of Anoox, Inc and its third party suppliers, if applicable. Except as permitted by law or by obtaining Anoox's prior written permission, you may not copy, redistribute, publish, retransmit, transfer, modify or create derivative works, or in any way commercially exploit, any content on the WebSite or Search Engine, in whole or in part. Furthermore, you may not change or delete trademark legends or copyright notices.

3. Copyrights and Trademarks:
Anoox respects the copyright and intellectual property rights of others. Anoox reserves the right to remove content that appears to infringe the copyright or other intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that Anoox or any user of our site has infringed your copyright in any material way, please notify Anoox's Copyright Agent and provide the following information:

  1. A physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest,
  2. An identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed,
  3. An identification of the material that you claim is infringing so that we may locate it on the site,
  4. Your address, telephone number and email address,
  5. A statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law, and
  6. A statement by you that the above information in your notice is accurate, made under penalty of perjury, and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest involved.

You may forward your notice to: Anoox Copyright Agent, by email to anoox_copyright@anoox.com, or by mail Anoox Inc., 660 4th Street, #210, San Francisco, Ca, 94104.
The Anoox logo and name are trademarks of Anoox, Inc. All other trademarks appearing on the Anoox Website and Search Engine are the property of their respective owners.

4. Privacy Policy
You may access the Privacy Policy.

5. Prohibited Conduct:
Your use of Anoox Search Engine and WebSite may only be for lawful purposes and in full compliance with all applicable local, state, national and international laws. Unacceptable conduct includes, without limitation, harming minors in any way; interfering with or disrupting the Anoox WebSite or Search Engine or servers or networks connected to the WebSite; violating the regulations, policies or procedures of networks or Web sites connected or linked to the Anoox WebSite; attempting to gain unauthorized access to the Anoox WebSite, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Anoox WebSite, or attempting to collect or store personal data about other users of the Anoox WebSite.

6. Third Party Content:
The Anoox WebSite may contain content provided by third parties not associated with Anoox. You understand and expressly agree that Anoox assumes no responsibility or liability for any third party content. Because Anoox has no control over third party content, Anoox cannot be responsible for the accuracy, integrity or quality of such content. Anoox is not responsible for offensive, objectionable or defamatory content, or loss or damage of any kind you may incur as a result of this content. Under no circumstances shall Anoox, its affiliates, partners, officers, directors, employees or agents be liable for any loss, damage or harm caused by your reliance on information obtained through the Anoox Search Engine. You, the user, are solely responsible for any risks correlated with your use of the third party content that you access through the Anoox Search Engine.

7. Links to Sites and Services:
Anoox has no control over and cannot monitor the content of the sites and information you will have access to by initiating a search using the Anoox Search Engine. Anoox is not responsible for the content or reliability of the websites, links, resources, and information you will have access to from other sites. Anoox shall not be responsible or liable directly or indirectly, for any damages or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with your use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

8. Disclaimer of Warranties:
Anoox disclaims any and all responsibility and/or liability for the accuracy, completeness, legality, reliability, operability and availability of any content, information, services, or sites accessible on or through the Anoox Web Site. In addition, Anoox disclaims any responsibility for the deletion, failure to store, failure to deliver or untimely delivery of any information or material. Anoox disclaims any and all harm resulting from downloading or accessing any information or material on or through the Anoox WebSite and assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in such content.
THE ANOOX WEBSITE AND ALL SITES AND CONTENT PROVIDED THROUGH IT ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. ANOOX DOES NOT WARRANT THAT (I) THE WEBSITE, CONTENT OR SERVICES WILL BE TIMELY, SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED, OR ERROR FREE, OR (II) DEFECTS IN THE WEBSITE, CONTENT OR SERVICES WILL BE CORRECTED; OR (III) THE WEBSITE, CONTENT OR SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS OR NEEDS. ANOOX WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETIONS, DEFECTS, AND DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, OR COMPUTER VIRUSES ASSOCIATED WITH THE OPERATION OF THE WEBSITE, SERVICES OR CONTENT. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SOME PORTIONS OF THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

9. Limitation of Liability:
YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND USE OF THE SEARCH ENGINE AND CONTENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. NEITHER ANOOX NOR ANY OF ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS OR COSTS OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE, SEARCH ENGINE OR CONTENT, WHETHER UNDER A THEORY OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL THE LIABILITY OF ANOOX OR ITS AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR STRICT LIABILITY), OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED $150, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE PROVISIONS IN THIS SECTION MAY BE LIMITED BY PROVISIONS OF APPLICABLE LAW.

10. Indemnity:
By using the Anoox website, you agree to indemnify Anoox and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents and hold them harmless from and against any and all claims, expenses, damages and losses arising out of or relating to your use of the Website and/or Search Engine,

11. Your Interaction with Advertisers:
Your interaction in any way with or participation in promotions of advertisers found on or through the Website and/or Search Engine, including payment and delivery of related goods and services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such interactions, are solely between you and the advertiser. Anoox will not be liable in any way for any loss, damage or injury you may incur as a result of your interaction with such advertisers. Anoox expressly disclaims any endorsement of any businesses, products or services provided by third parties on or through the search engine or Website.

12. Termination of Service and Access:
Anoox reserves the right to terminate your access to the Anoox Website and/or search engine at any time for any reason. It will be in Anoox's sole discretion to make a decision to terminate your access and you agree that Anoox shall not be liable to you for the termination of your access to the Website or Search Engine.

13. Miscellaneous:
If any provision of this Terms of Service is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be deemed stricken, and the remainder of the Terms of Service shall continue in full force and effect. Any waiver by Anoox of the performance or satisfaction of any provision hereof will not be considered to be a waiver of any other similar or dissimilar covenant or condition hereunder, nor will it be considered a continuing waiver of the same provision in the future. Anoox may amend, alter or modify these Terms of Service at any time without notice. No modification of these Terms of Service by you shall be valid or binding on Anoox unless you obtain written agreement from Anoox. Anoox may modify its Search Engine at any time without notice. Anoox reserves the right to assign our rights and delegate our duties under these Terms of Service either in whole or in part at any time, in our sole discretion, and without your consent. The laws of the State of California, exclusive of the choice of law provisions, shall govern any claim relating to this Website or your use of this Website and/or Search Engine. Any legal action or proceeding concerning the Anoox Website or Search Engine between you and Anoox shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction located in Charleston, SC.