The following terms and conditions explain your obligations when using the Pathobin website.
ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The web pages available at pathobin.com ("Site"), are owned and operated by Pathobin ("Service Provider"), and are accessed by you under the Terms and Conditions described below ("Terms"). These Terms and Conditions apply to the use and access to any text, graphics, information, documents, web pages, software, code, metadata and other content that make up this site ("Content"), including all Content authored by Pathobin ("Pathobin Content") and all Content submitted, posted or displayed by you or third-parties ("Third-Party Content").
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SITE. BY ACCESSING PATHOBIN OR USING ANY PART OF THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT OR SERVICES (AS EACH IS DEFINED BELOW) ON THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO BECOME BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MAY NOT USE THE SITE, ITS CONTENT OR ANY OF ITS SERVICES.
MODIFICATIONS OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The Service Provider reserves the right to modify or replace the Terms at any time, if the modifications are substantial in nature, the Service Provider will notify you by posting an announcement on the Site. Whether an alteration of the Terms is substantial will be determined at the Service Provider's sole discretion, in good faith. You shall be responsible for reading, reviewing and becoming familiar with any such alterations. If you will decide to continue the use of the Site following such notification, that will constitute your acceptance of the Terms as modified.
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
The Service Provider may offer to provide services and content, as described with more detail on the Site, ("Services").
Services shall include, but not be limited to, any service and content the Service Provider performs for you (including, but not limited to the display of "Content"). The Service Provider may change, suspend or discontinue the Services including any Content for any reason, at any time, including the availability of any feature or content. The Service Provider may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all the Services without notice of liability.
YOUR OBLIGATIONS UPON REGISTRATION
As a condition to using some of the Services (including, but not limited to creating a user profile, uploading images, making comments, sending messages to other users, rating images), you are required to register with the Site and select a Pathobin username and password.
You are not allowed to:
select or use a name of another person with the intent to impersonate another person;
use a name subject to any rights of another person or entity without authorisation from said person or entity;
use a name that is offensive, vulgar or obscene.
The Service Provider reserves the right to decide whether a name is such, at its own discretion. Failure to respect any of the above will result in the immediate termination of the user account.
Services are available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old, whether acting on their own behalf or as an authorized employee or representative of a corporation or other business entity. If you do not so qualify, you may not register on the site.
You may not use the Site or the Service:
to intimidate, impersonate, threaten, harass or abuse other Pathobin users;
to post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, or solicit to post or transmit, any Content that is libellous, infringing, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, abusive, profane, offensive or otherwise violates any law or right of any third party;
for any purpose that is illegal, unlawful or unauthorised, with regards to the laws of your Country of residence;
to post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, or solicit to post or transmit, any Content that includes any potentially identifying information; including but not limited to Date, Unusual Circumstances, Identifiable Images, Precise Ages, Localised Geography, Patient History, Localised Anatomic Site.
to post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, or solicit to post or transmit, any communication designed or intended to obtain passwords, accounts or other private information from any Pathobin user;
to post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, or solicit to post or transmit, any photographic material that is not related to pathology;
to create or submit unwanted messages ("Spam"), including, but not limited to emails, private messages and comments to any other Pathobin users or any URL;
to create multiple accounts for the sole purpose of voting against or for users' photos;
to post copyrighted content which doesn't belong to you, to post any images that you didn't personally take, regardless of the ownership of the equipment used;
to violate any laws in your Country (including, but not limited to copyright laws);
via any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means without our express written permission, with the exception of established Search Engines, including, but not limited to Google Search, Yahoo Search and Bing Search. What constitute an established Search Engine is at the sole discretion of the Service Provider. Further more, you agree that you will not: (a) take any actions that impose, or may impose an unreasonable load on the Site servers or infrastructure, as deemed such at the Service Provider's sole discretion; (b) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any activities conducted on it; or (c) bypass any measures that the Service Provider may have implemented to prevent or restrict access to the Site;
to advertise to, or solicit, any users to buy or sell any products or services; additionally, you may not use any public information about any user on Pathobin, for the purpose of advertise to or solicit them without their prior explicit consent;
sell or otherwise transfer your account.
The Service Provider reserves the right to remove any Content or accounts at any time for any reasons (including, but not limited to, upon receipt of claims from third parties or authorities concerning such Content), or for no reason at all. To report Terms abuse, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
COPYRIGHTS AND TRADEMARKS AND OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
By accessing, viewing or using this website, you agree to abide by the Australian and international copyright law and all other applicable laws.
The Service Provider owns the copyright of all Pathobin Content. You may not copy, reproduce, alter, modify, or create derivative works of any Pathobin Content, in any format or media, without the Service Provider's express prior written permission.
By uploading your photographic works to the Site, you retain copyright and intellectual property rights for that Content and grant the Service Provider a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to reproduce, publish and distribute such Content on the Site or through any other services offered by or to the Service Provider.
The Services may provide links to other web-sites or resources. Because the Service Provider has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that the Service Provider is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that the Service Provider shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
Hotlinking is the practice of embedding an image from a website on some other website. Hotlinking Pathobin images is prohibited, and you will be asked to cease the practice. Your account, and all your images, may be deleted if you fail to comply.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE SERVICE PROVIDER OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE UNDER CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER LEGAL THEORY (A) WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, THE SERVICE OR ANY CONTENT FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES (HOWEVER ARISING), OR (B) FOR ANY DIRECT DAMAGES.
You will indemnify and hold harmless the Service Provider, its subsidiaries, affiliates, parents, customers, vendors, officers and employees from any liability, damage or cost (including reasonable legal fees and cost) from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of your access to the Site, use of the Services, violation of the Terms by you, or the infringement by you, or any third party using your account or Pathobin username, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.
THE SERVICE, CONTENT, AND SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.