Terms and conditions

1. Privacy

We have the utmost respect for all our customer's and user's privacy. To review how we collect, manage and store your data, please take a look at our data policy. It is also important to look at our privacy policy, which outlines what measures we take to ensure your data remains private.

2. Safety

All of our services are carefully monitored to protect the safety of our users.

2.1. Malicious software

We take strenuous security precautions to stop malicious code being uploaded to our servers and being spread to our users.

2.2. Hate crime

Any content regarded as hate crime, including but not limited to, racism, sexism, sexual harassment and threats of violence are not tolerated. Such offending articles will be removed from our servers and the person responsible will be banned from using our services again. We reserve the right to report such cases to the relevant authorities at our discretion.

2.3. Profanity

Any content containing pornographic content will be removed, and the person responsible will be reprimanded.

2.4. Fraud

Impersonating or intentionally misleading other users or site administrators is forbidden. In cases which we deem to be classed as fraud, for which we reserve the right to determine, all relevant information relating to the case will be sent to the relevant authority and the person(s) in question will be banned for using our services.

2.5. Violations

It is forbidden for any person(s) to violate our policies or encourage others to violate them. Such cases will result in suspension of your account(s) or termination of your services.

3. Accounts and registration

3.1. Compliance

By creating an account and/or using our website and services, you agree to uphold our policies detailed in this document and elsewhere.

3.2. Information

All information provided for user accounts during registration and subsequent adjustments must be correct, to the best of your knowledge. Breaches of this condition may be unlawful in your country and region of residence, and will likely result in suspension of the account. All information should also be kept up-to-date.

3.3. Age

We have no age restriction on user registration, however, the use of some services may have age restrictions in place. You are advised to check upon subscribing to a service whether this may affect you.

4. Termination

We reserve the right to terminate your account and/or services at our own discretion, in cases where we deem our terms or policies to have been violated. In most cases, anyone found to be in breach of our policies will be notified first so they have the opportunity to rectify the offending article.

5. Amendments

We reserve the right to amend any of our policies without prior notification to account holders or service users. Continued use of our services after an amendment to our terms or policies, constitutes acceptance of the amended items.

6. Definitions

6.1. 'us', 'we', 'our'

The terms 'us', 'we' and 'our' refer to Vertanet LTD or Vertanet.com, including sub-domains and any other official branded service we provide.

6.2. 'polices', 'terms'

The terms 'policies' and 'terms' refer to our legal policy framework, which is accessible on this page.

6.3. 'website', 'services'

The terms 'website' and 'services' refer to any official online presence belonging to Vertanet LTD and any subscription or service we provide, either offline or online.