Viral Shield Limited Website
Effective as of April 17th, 2020.
REGISTRATION: RULES FOR USER CONDUCT AND USE OF THE SERVICE
You need to be at least 13 years old to register for and use this website.
If you are a user who signs up for the service, a personalised account will be created, which includes a unique username and a password to access the service and to receive messages from the company. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorised use of your password and/or account. The company will not be responsible for any liabilities, losses, or damages arising out of the unauthorised use of your member name, password and/or account.
Your permission to use this website is conditioned upon the following Use Restrictions and Conduct Restrictions: You agree that you will not under any circumstances:
Post any information which is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory, libelous, or racially, sexually, religiously, or otherwise objectionable and offensive.
Use the service for any unlawful purpose or for the promotion of illegal activities.
Attempt to, or harass, abuse, or harm another person or group.
Use another user’s account without permission.
Provide false or inaccurate information when registering an account.
Interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper functioning of the service.
Make any automated use of the system or take any action that we deem to impose or to potentially impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our servers or network infrastructure.
Bypass any robot exclusion headers or other measures we take to restrict access to the service or use any software, technology, or device to scrape, spider, or crawl the service or harvest or manipulate data; or
Publish or link to malicious content intended to damage or disrupt another user’s browser or computer.
POSTING AND CONDUCT RESTRICTIONS.
When you create your own personalised account, you may be able to provide (‘User Content’). You are solely responsible for the User Content you post, upload, link to or otherwise make available via the service. You agree we are only acting as a passive conduit for your online distribution and publication of your User Content. The company, however, reserves the right to remove any User Content from the service at its discretion.
The following rules pertain to User Content. By transmitting and submitting any User Content while using the service, you agree as follows:
You are solely responsible for your account and the activity that occurs while signed in to or while using your account.
You will not post information which is malicious, false, or inaccurate.
You will not submit content that is copyrighted or subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy, publicity, trade secret, etc., unless you are the owner of such rights or have the appropriate permission from their rightful owner to specifically submit such content; and
You hereby affirm we have the right to determine whether any of your User Content submissions are appropriate and comply with these Terms of Service, remove any and/or all of your submissions, and terminate your account with or without prior notice.
You understand and agree any liability, loss, or damage occuring because of the use of any User Content you make available or access through your use of the service is solely your responsibility. The company is not responsible for any public display or misuse of your User Content. The company does not, and cannot, pre-screen or monitor all User Content. However, at our discretion, we, or the technology we employ, may monitor and/or record your interactions with the service.
ONLINE CONTENT DISCLAIMER
Opinions, advice, statements, offers, or other information or content made available through the service, but not directly by the company, are those of their respective authors, and should not necessarily be relied upon. Such authors are solely responsible for such content. The company does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information on the service and neither does the company adopt nor endorse, nor is the company responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made by parties other than the company. The company takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any User Content you or any other user or third-party posts or sends over the service. Under no circumstances will the company be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from anyone’s reliance on information or other content posted on the service or transmitted to users.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES AND/OR MATERIALS
As part of the service, the company may provide you with convenient links to third party web site(s) (‘third-party sites’) as well as content or items belonging to or originating from third parties (the ‘third-party applications, software or content’). These links are provided as a courtesy to service subscribers. The company has no control over third-party sites and third-party applications, software or content or the promotions, materials, information, goods, or services available on these third-party sites or third-party applications, software or content. Such third-party sites and third-party applications, software or content are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness by the company, and the company is not responsible for any third-party sites accessed through the site or any third-party applications, software or content posted on, available through or installed from the site, including the content, accuracy, offensiveness, opinions, reliability, privacy practices or other policies of or contained in the third-party sites or the third-party applications, software or content. Inclusion of, linking to or permitting the use or installation of any third-party aite or any third-party applications, software or content does not imply approval or endorsement thereof by the company. If you decide to leave the site and access the third-party sites or to use or install any third-party applications, software or content, you do so at your own risk and you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which you navigate from the site or relating to any applications you use or install from the site.
COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS AND COPYRIGHT AGENT
(a) Termination of Repeat Infringe Accounts: The company respects the intellectual property rights of others and requests that the users do the same. The company has adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of users of the service who are repeat infringers The company may terminate access for participants or users who are found repeatedly to provide or post protected third-party content without necessary rights and permissions.
(b) Take-Down Notices: If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe, in good faith, any materials provided on the service infringe upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant by sending the following information in writing to the company’s designated copyright agent at VIRAL SHIELD LIMITED Home Health And Safety Testing LTD and include:
The date of your notification.
A physical or electronic signature of a person authorised to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right which is allegedly infringed.
A description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are recovered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
A description of the material claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity, and information to enable us to locate such work.
Information reasonably enough to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and/or email address.
A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorised by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorised to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
(c) Counter-Notices: If you believe that your User Content that has been removed from the Site is not infringing, or that you have the authorization from the copyright owner, the copyright owner’s agent, or pursuant to the law, to post and use the content in your User Content, you may send a counter-notice containing the following information to our copyright agent using the contact information set forth above:
Your physical or electronic signature.
A description of the content that has been removed and the location at which the content appeared before it was removed.
A statement that you have a good faith belief that the content was removed because of mistake or a misidentification of the content; and
Your name, address, telephone number, and email address, a statement that you consent to the laws of New Zealand and a statement that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement.
If a counter-notice is received by the company copyright agent, the company may send a copy of the counter-notice to the original complaining party informing such person it may reinstate the removed content in ten business days. Unless the copyright owner files an action seeking a court order against the content provider, member or user, the removed content may (in the company’s discretion) be reinstated on the Site in ten to 14 business days or more after receipt of the counter-notice.
By posting any User Content via the service, you expressly grant, and you represent and warrant that you have a right to grant, to the company a royalty-free, sub licensable, transferable, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, list information regarding, edit, translate, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, and make derivative works of all such User Content and your name, voice, and/or likeness as contained in your User Content, if applicable, in whole or impart, and in any form, media or technology, whether now known or hereafter developed, for use in connection with the service.
You acknowledge and agree that we and our licensors retain ownership of all intellectual property rights of any kind related to the service, including applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary rights. Other product and business names that are mentioned on the service may be trademarks of their respective owners. We reserve all rights that are not expressly granted to you under this Agreement.
EMAIL MAY NOT BE USED TO PROVIDE NOTICE
Communications made through the service’s email and messaging system, will not constitute legal notice to the company or any of its officers, employees, agents or representatives in any situation where notice to the company is required by contract or any law or regulation.
USER CONSENT TO RECEIVE COMMUNICATIONS IN ELECTRONIC FORM
We may also use your email address to send you other messages, including information about the company and exclusive offers. You may opt out of such email by changing your account settings or sending an email to Viral Shield Limited.
Opting out may prevent you from receiving messages regarding the company or special offers.