Connect23, LLC. Terms of Use
 

This statement describes your limitations in how you may use Connect23, LLC. services.

If Connect23, LLC., determines our services are not being used per the restrictions contained within this Terms of Use statement, then Connect23, LLC. reserves the right to cancel associated account(s) without refund or take other specific actions (e.g. block file downloads, or block access to certain site features) without refund.

  1. By creating an account on our website, you are certifying you are at least 18 years of age.
  2. Minors may use this website if and only if their legal adult guardian creates (and pays) for their account. The adult legal guardian assumes responsibility for any action taken by the minor should that minor violate any of Connect23, LLC. Terms of Use. By creation of the account, the adult legal guardian consents for Connect23, LLC. to provide services and collect information per this Terms of Use and the Connect23, LLC. Privacy Policy. Furthermore, by creation of the minors account, the adult legal guardian understands that Connect23, LLC. will not take any special actions or alter any service specifically for minor use.
  3. Use of Connect23, LLC., at this time, is limited to the English language.
  4. Connect23.com can only be used by legal citizens of the following countries and their prospective territories: United States, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Lichtenstein, Luxemburg, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Portugal, San Marino, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican City.
  5. You will not use the sites services to incite, condone, organize or otherwise support illegal activity of any kind. Connect23, LLC. reserves the right to monitor all service activity to assure it is not being used in conjunction with, or to incite, condone, organize or otherwise support illegal activity of any kind. Legality will be determined by applicability with US Federal, State and Local laws. By use of this website you waive any right to determine, on your own, for political, religious or moral causes, what is deemed “legal” activity. In short, by creating an account, you grant that determination (what is considered legal or not) to Connect23, LLC.
  6. You agree that you are solely responsible for your content and any consequences of their posting, and that you either have all legal rights to the content you are submitting or you have consent to post from anyone who has contributed to the submission. Parents or legal guardians are solely responsible for submissions of their children.
  7. You agree that we are not responsible for any submissions, including any content linked to from the submission. You understand that we have the right, but no obligation, to monitor submissions, that we may remove content that we deem inappropriate for any reason without consent; and that we may remove a user’s privilege to post content on our site.
  8. You agree not to submit content that: advertises a business or solicits business; infringes upon or violates any copyrights, trademarks or other intellectual property rights; is libelous or defamatory; is obscene, pornographic, or sexually explicit; violates a person's right to privacy; defames or otherwise harms another person; violates any local, state, national, or international law; contains or advocates illegal or violent acts; misrepresents your identity or affiliation. 
  9. You grant us a royalty free, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, license to use, reproduce, publish (per your privacy settings), and translate your postings for the purpose of improving the website.
  10. You are not allowed to use Connect23, LLC. services, in part or whole) to advertise directly to members that have not accepted your friend request or who have not joined a group you administer. Connect23.com is an ad-free, track-free and profile-free environment and although you may create a blog or group to advertise a service, that does not mean you can directly advertise to Connect23, LLC. members. And you understand those members have the right to block your posts and communications.
  11. You are not allowed to use this Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in a way that causes, or may cause, harm to the Website, or to any person or business entity.
  12. You are not allowed to engage in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this Website, or while using this Website.
  13. You are not allowed to use the site in any way that hampers its performance to other Connet23.com users. This includes, but is not limited to, large file uploads/downloads/file streams or bulk requests to the server.
  14. You understand that we reserve the right to change these Rules or to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, any site features at any time without notice to you, and you agree to be bound by such changes. Any changes shall apply as soon as they are made.  You agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any reason, including modification, suspension or discontinuance of any site feature. Any changes in service do not require (in whole or in part) refunds. Connect23, LLC. reserves the right to perform refunds (in whole or in part) in any manner it so chooses, and that may include not providing a refund at all.
  15. You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless as well as our directors, officers, managers, employees and independent contractors from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation by you of these Rules. We reserve the right to take over the exclusive defense of any claim for which we are entitled to indemnification. In such event, you shall provide us with such cooperation as is reasonably requested by us.
  16. You acknowledge and agree that any use and/or reliance on any information is at your own risk. We are not endorsing the content of any submissions and cannot vouch for their reliability.
  17. We require users to respect the copyrights of others, and we respect those rights. If you are a copyright owner or agent thereof and believe that a submission to our blog or content elsewhere on our site infringes upon your copyright, please submit Notice, pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512(c)) to our Copyright Agent with the following information: (i) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright; (ii) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; (iii) the URL of the location containing the material that you claim is infringing; (iv) your address, telephone number, and email address; (v) 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; (vi) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf. Our Copyright Agent can be reached by emailing admin@connect23.com
  18. OUR SITE IS AVAILABLE “AS IS.” WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT IT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. THERE MAY BE DELAYS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS AND INACCURACIES IN THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SERVICE. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO OUR SITE. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS. 
  19. We are not liable for incidental, indirect, consequential, special, punitive, or exemplary damages of any kind, including, without limitation, lost revenues or profits, loss of business or loss of data that may be in any way related to our site or for any claim, loss or injury based on errors, omissions, interruptions or other inaccuracies.
  20. You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent Connect23, LLC. from and against any and all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.
  21. If any provision of these Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law, such un-enforceability or invalidity shall not render these Terms unenforceable or invalid as a whole, and such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.
  22. Connect23, LLC. is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this Website you are expected to review such Terms on a regular basis to ensure you understand all terms and conditions governing use of this Website
  23. Connect23, LLC. shall be permitted to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification or consent required. However, you shall not be permitted to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.
  24. These Terms, including any legal notices and disclaimers contained on this Website, constitute the entire agreement between [Connect23, LLC. and you in relation to your use of this Website, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings with respect to the same.
  25. These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in California for the resolution of any disputes.
  26. By creating an account (free trial or otherwise) you agree that you have read and agree to abide by our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.