Terms of use

Welcome to catshint.com. Unless otherwise specified, the following terms and conditions govern your use of catshint.com (the “Site”) and any content made accessible from or via the Site, regardless of how transmission or delivery occurs. The Terms of Use are subject to modification at any moment by publishing them on the Site.

catshint (referred to as “catshint,” “we,” “us,” and similar words in these Terms of Use) provides you with access to the Site.

YOU AGREE TO BE LEGALLY BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE. To use the Site, you must accept these Terms of Use. If you do not, you may not.

1. Intellectual Property.

Unless otherwise stated in these Terms and Conditions or elsewhere on the Site, we own solely and exclusively all of the Site’s content (such as audio recordings of music and other audiovisual content), the look and feel of the Site (such as its design, layout and organization), as well as the compilation of all of these elements. We also own all of the Site’s code, data and materials used in connection with the Site. Content, code, data, and other items that you obtain through the Site are not yours to keep.

2. Restricted Use.

You can use your computer or other device to access and view the content on the Site. It is strictly forbidden to utilize the Site for commercial purposes. catshint and its affiliates may make instructional films, exercises, and similar materials owned by us or our third-party licensors (the “Licensed Educational Content”) available on the Site. Revocable license to use the Licensed Educational Content on the Site provided by catshintis granted to you by catshint as a non-exclusive, limited, non-transferable, and revocable right granted to you. As long as you don’t explicitly state differently on the Site, you are not allowed to use or distribute any of the Licensed Educational Content in any way other than what is explicitly stated on the Site.

Use Is Prohibited

It is completely forbidden to use the Site for any commercial or promotional purposes unless you have acquired specific authorization from us to do so. Aside from what is specifically permitted below, you are not permitted to download or otherwise exploit any of the site’s content or data or code or make any derivative works from or sell any of the site’s contents or data or code. In addition, the alteration or removal of copyright management information or trademarks, trade names, logos, service marks, or any other proprietary content or proprietary rights notices is strictly prohibited, and you agree not to repurpose any of the Site’s content, code, data, or other materials. If you download or otherwise access any content, code, data, or other materials from or via the Site, please understand that you do not acquire any ownership rights in those items. It’s illegal to use the Site, or any content therein, for any purpose other than what’s stated above, and you might be held liable for doing so.

Personal, non-commercial use of the Licensed Educational Content is the sole permissible usage. In addition, catshint does not allow the Licensed Educational Content to be utilized for any commercial purpose, commercial advantage, or private monetary reward without prior written agreement from catshint. The following are examples of usage that catshint categorically rejects as being outside the purview of “non-commercial” use:

The provision of training, support, or editorial services that use or reference the Licensed Educational Content in exchange for a fee, as well as the sale of advertisements, sponsorships, or promotions placed on the Lic

It is the usage, not the person, that determines whether a specific use of the Licensed Educational Content is “non-commercial.” Non-commercial uses include those that don’t entail the payment of money and don’t give a financial advantage to the organization making use of the Licensed Educational Content. Any use that charges a price for access to the Licensed Educational Content is not “non-commercial,” even if this use is carried out by a non-profit organisation. It is authorized for for-profit corporations to utilize the Licensed Educational Content internally to teach their workers as long as they do not charge any fees, either directly or indirectly, for the usage of the Licensed Educational Content To be clear, a fee-based seminar, workshop, or educational program using Licensed Educational Content is NOT considered “non-commercial” and as such is not allowed.

To the extent permitted by law, you agree not to: (a) pretend to be someone or something else, or misrepresent your affiliation with someone or something else, while using the Site; (b) insert any advertising, branding, or other promotional content into any of the Site’s content, materials, or services; (c) redistribute, republish, or exploit any of the foregoing content or services for any commercial or promotional purposes; or (d) attempt to circumvent any of the foregoing restrictions

The following is strictly prohibited: I using spiders or other automated means to obtain lists of users or other information from the Site, including without limitation any information contained on any server or database connected to the Site; (ii) gaining unauthorized access to catshint’ computer systems, including but not limited to any data stored on any server or database connected to the Site; and (iii) harvesting email addresses, contact or personal information. For your own safety and the safety of others, you agree that you will not attempt (or encourage or support anyone else’s effort) to bypass, reverse engineer, decrypt, or otherwise tamper with the Site or its content. This site is for your personal use only, and you agree not to use it in any way that might harm the site or interfere with the use and enjoyment of the site by any other party, whether intentionally or unintentionally.

4. The use of trademarks.

In order to avoid consumer misunderstanding and to avoid tarnishing or discrediting catshintor its respective rights holders, you must not use any of our trademarks, logos, service marks, trade dress, or trade names (collectively, the “Trademarks”). These are our registered and unregistered Trademarks. When it comes to Trademark ownership, we don’t own any of them and they don’t belong to us, either. Using any Trademark displayed on the Site without the express written consent of the owner of the Trademark is expressly prohibited under the terms of this Agreement and any other agreement between you and us. It is against the law for you to misappropriate the Trademarks shown on the Site.

For the fifth time, we’ll discuss affiliate partnerships.

In order to engage in affiliate marketing, we may include affiliate links on some of our sites. There are a number of affiliate advertising programs that allow us to make money by connecting to Amazon.com and related sites. For example, the Site is an Amazon Services LLC Associates Program member. We may be compensated if you click on or purchase through our affiliate links. However, regardless of our affiliate affiliations, all Products referenced on the Site are independently chosen by the Site’s editors.

Information about the user.

“Registration Information” refers to the personal information we collect from you while you use the Site. catshintmay need the user to sign up for an account and enter personal information in order to access some parts of the site. According to these Terms of Use, you are certifying that you have the authority to use the Site and to register. In its sole discretion, catshintreserves the right to refuse to provide a password to anybody and to modify its criteria for access to password-protected parts of the Site at any time. Your use of the Site is contingent upon your agreement to provide accurate, current, and complete information to Catshint in accordance with various Catshint registration forms. Catshint has the right to suspend or terminate your account if you give any Registration Information that is false, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Catshint has reasonable grounds to think that such information is incorrect, inaccurate, not current or incomplete. As a user, you are solely liable for any actions that occur under your account, even if those activities were not authorized by you.

The Site’s Privacy Policy, which is incorporated herein by reference for all purposes, outlines our practices for collecting and using personally identifiable information.

7. Materials Provided.

It is our policy not to ask for or accept any personally identifiable information (PII) or other proprietary or private information from users of our site unless they directly request it. Please do not email or publish any unsolicited ideas or original materials to Catshint or anybody at Catshint, including creative artwork, samples, demonstrations, or other works.

In the event that you continue to communicate with us despite our request that you not do so, please understand that any information, creative works (including, for example and without limitation, those which you submit or post to our message boards or survey responses or comment areas on Site content, or send to us via email (“Su”). Submitted Materials are granted to us with the following terms: (1) your representations and warranties, (2) your waiver of any “moral rights” in Submitted Materials, and (3) your grant to us of a royalty-free, unrestricted, worldwide perpetual irrevocable non-exclusive right and license (through many levels), and (4) your grant of a right and license to sublicense (through many levels). We are not obligated to keep or return any Submitted Material you send us, and we reserve the right to do so at our discretion.

User-Generated Content and Open Forums

Other forums and services including bulletin boards, message boards, comment sections on site content, and other places on the site may be offered from time to time by us or through the site in some other manner. Additionally, you agree that you will not post, upload, transmit, distribute, or otherwise publish through the Site or any service or feature made available on or through the Site any materials which I restrict or inhibit another user from using and enjoying the Site or any service offered by the Site, (ii) are fraudulent, unlawful, or otherwise dangerous to others’ safety, health, or property, You also agree not to pretend to be someone else, including us or any of our employees, in any way, shape, or form. In addition, you are not permitted to make any offers to purchase or sell anything on or through the comments you post to our forums. Any actions you do are solely your responsibility, with no one else liable for their content or outcomes.

If you see anything on the Site that you feel violates your rights, your only recourse is to take legal action against the person who posted or stored the information, not us. Any claims, demands, or damages (whether actual or consequential) of every kind and nature, whether known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, disclosed or undisclosed, arising from or connected with such disputes are waived by you in the event that you have a disagreement with one or more other users.

All content and information that you post on our site is licensed to us by multiple layers of permissions, including but not limited to, the right to use and distribute the content or information in whole or in part for any purpose. This license includes, but is not limited to: the right to use the content or information for any purpose; the right to modify the content or information; the right to publish the content or information; and the right to create derivative works from the content or information (as defined in the Privacy Statement). The owner of any rights in the content that you are granting a license to has voluntarily and totally renounced all of those rights and has therefore granted you the authority to grant the license that you are granting.

Inherent in the right to monitor and edit

User-posted content may be reviewed by us, but we have no duty to do so. We are not liable for anything users post on the site or through its services. In any case, however, we reserve the right to disclose any information as necessary to comply with law, regulation, or a government request, or to edit, refuse to post, or to remove any information or materials that we deem objectionable, in violation of our policies, or otherwise in accordance with applicable law, in whole or in part. If we have reason to think that you have violated the rules set out in these Terms of Use or applicable legislation, or for any other reason, we reserve the right to limit or restrict your access to parts or all of the forums without warning or penalty.

Sharing Confidential or Private Information on Open Forums.

The remarks you leave on a forum or interactive section may be captured and kept in a number of different locations on our site and the Internet. As a result, you have no idea who might read or duplicate your comments once they’re posted online. If you post personal information about yourself or others on our public interactive forums, it is imperative that you exercise caution in doing so. In particular, you should avoid disclosing anything that may be deemed humiliating, proprietary, or private.

Including a link to the site in your email signature.

You may not utilize a “in-line” linking mechanism to cause an image hosted by us to be displayed on another site in order to link directly to any material housed on the Site. All photographs on this Site are copyrighted and may not be copied or used on any other website, for any reason. You agree not to use any third-party content, materials, or branding to “frame,” surround, or obscure, in any way, this Site or any page of this Site. We retain the right, upon written notice to you, to require the removal of any links to the Site and to revoke your permission to link to the Site from any other website.

As a last point, we’ll mention indemnification.

The use of the Site, the placement or transmission of any messages, content, information, software or other materials through the Site, or your breach or violation of the Agreement constitutes your agreement to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Catshint, its affiliates, and each of their respective directors, officers, members, advisors, officers, employees and agents. Even if you agree to indemnify us in the event of an indemnity claim, we reserve the right to defend the claim on your behalf at our own expense. If this occurs, you agree to cooperate with us in our defense.

Sites Operated by Others.

Links to and from third-party websites may be available on or via the Site, and third-party websites may also link to and from the site. The information, content, goods, services, advertising, code and other items that may or may not be given through Linked Sites are not within our control, and you understand and accept that this is the case. As long as the product or service in question is clearly endorsed by us, links to other websites do not imply our endorsement or sponsorship of other websites and the information or content they include. Please note that we do not guarantee that any third-party website’s material is truthful, legal, or in compliance with intellectual property laws. In no event will we be held liable or accountable for the content of any other website to which this site provides a link or any subsequent connection. You are solely responsible for any decisions you make based on information obtained from a third-party website. The terms and conditions of any third-party transactions that you engage in through our Site, including but not limited to payment processing, shipping orders, providing order status information (such as order confirmation and shipping status), ordering and stocking inventory, processing returns and chargebacks, refunds and credits and delivering digital goods and services, are all subject to the terms of this Agreement. It is understood that we will not be held liable or responsible in any way for any loss or damage you may suffer as a consequence of any such interactions.

In this case, the copyright agent.

We expect our users to show the same courtesy and consideration for the intellectual property rights of others by agreeing to our Terms of Service.

To file a copyright infringement claim, you must send us a written letter that includes roughly the following (please contact your legal counsel or check Section 512(c)(3) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) to verify these requirements):

Please include your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address

a description of the allegedly infringed-upon work;

What the allegedly infringing content looks like;

a declaration by you that you believe that the disputed use is not permitted by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;

electronic or physical signature of the person authorized by the copyright interest owner to act; and

Under penalty of perjury, you certify that the information in your notification is correct and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.

Catshint cannot be assumed to have actual knowledge of facts or circumstances from which infringing content or activities are apparent if a copyright owner or a person authorized to act on its behalf fails to comply with the DMCA requirements.

DMCA allows you to send Catshint’s Copyright Agent a counter-notice if you feel that a notice of copyright infringement has been issued against you without your permission..

False allegations are punishable under the DMCA, so keep that in mind.

All warranties, express or implied, are expressly disclaimed.

INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ALL SERVICES, CONTENT, FUNCTIONS, AND MATERIALS PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE, THE SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE,” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY FOR INFORMATION, DATA, DATA PROCESSING, UPTIME OR UNINTERRUPTED ACCESS; ANY WARRANTIES CONCERN No warranty is given by Catshint or any of its affiliates that the site or the services, content, functions or materials provided via the site will be timely, secure, uninterrupted or error-free, or that defects will be corrected by Catshint and its affiliates. In no event may anything you learn from Catshint and its affiliates or through the site, whether in oral or written form, create any warranty not expressly stated above. As well as assuming no responsibility or liability for any damages or viruses that may infect your equipment as a result of your access to, use of, or browsing the site, or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video content, or audio content from the site, Catshint and its affiliates disclaim all responsibility and liability for any of the foregoing and disclaim all liability for any such damages or viruses. For any issues with the site, your only option is to stop using it.

It is the goal of Catshint and its affiliates to provide accurate and up-to-date information on the site. At any time and without prior notice, we have the right to make changes or corrections to any of the information on the site. In no event will Catshint or any of its affiliates be held liable or responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, or statement made on the site by anyone other than our authorized employee spokespersons acting in their official capacities (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, OTHER USERS OF THE SITE). The accuracy, completeness, and usefulness of any information, opinion, advice, or other content provided on the Site is solely up to you to determine. It is strongly recommended that you seek the advice of professionals when evaluating any specific information, opinion, advice, or other content that you may come across on this site.

Catshint, its affiliates, and their respective suppliers and licensees, without limitation, make no warranties or representations regarding any product or service ordered or provided via the site and hereby disclaim and you waive any and all warranties and representations made in product or service literature, frequently asked questions documents, and elsewhere on the site or in correspondence with Catshint, including, but not limited to, any implied warranties or representations.. Unless otherwise stated in a separate license or sale agreement between you and us or our licensor or supplier, all products and services purchased or provided via the Site are provided “as is,” unless otherwise stated in a separate agreement between you and us or our licensor or supplier.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, Section 16.

Catshint, its affiliates, or any of their respective directors, advisers, officers, employees, agents, or content or service providers (collectively, the “PROTECTED ENTITIES”) will not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, exemplary, or punitive damages arising out of or related to the use of, or the inability to use, the site or any content or service provided by the site. In certain jurisdictions, the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages may not be permitted, thus some of the above limitations may not apply to some of our users. There shall be no liability on the part of the Protected Entities for any content posted, sent, exchanged, or received on or via the Site by or on behalf of any user or other person. In no event shall the total aggregate liability of the Protected Entities to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (including, but not limited to, NEGLIGENCE and OTHERWISE) arising from the Terms and Conditions or your use of the Site exceed, in the aggregate, the amount, if any, paid by you to us for your use of the Site or purchase of products via the Site.

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Applicable laws.

The Site is controlled and operated by us in the United States. Please note that we make no representations or warranties about the suitability or availability of the content on the Site for use in other areas. You are solely responsible for complying with local laws if and to the extent local laws apply when you visit the Site from outside of the United States. The right to a trial by jury is waived by each party to these terms and conditions.

18. End of the story.

All aspects of the Site may be terminated, altered, suspended, or discontinued at any time by us. Your use of the Site may be halted or terminated at any time if we have reason to think that you have violated any of these Terms of Use or applicable law, or for any other reason. If you are a repeat infringement of intellectual property rights, your access to the Site may be suspended or terminated as per our policy.

Terms of Use Amendments.

We retain the right to make changes, modifications, additions, or deletions to these Terms of Use at any time without notice. When changes are made to the Terms of Use, they take effect immediately. After any modifications to the Terms and Conditions are posted on the Site, your continuing use of the Site will be interpreted as your acceptance of such changes.

20. Unspecified.

Our contract with you and our relationship are governed by the laws of the State of New York in the United States. You acknowledge and agree that any legal action brought to enforce the Terms of Use must be brought in the State of New York, County of New York, United States of America, and must be heard there. If you have a dispute with us, you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the federal and state courts in New York County, New York, to resolve it. Terms of Use shall not be governed by United Nations Convention on Contracts for International Sale of Goods (CISG). If we fail to exercise or enforce any term of the Terms of Use, this does not constitute a waiver of such provision. It is understood and agreed that the terms and conditions contained in this document shall survive any termination of this agreement by either the parties or by a court of competent jurisdiction, but that the terms and conditions contained herein shall continue in full force and effect. Any action you bring must be brought by you individually, and you agree that you will not act as a representative or as a claimant for all those who are similarly situated.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act is a top priority for us (ADA). It’s done by:

Keeping an eye on our website’s compliance and usability on a regular basis
ensuring that all photos, videos, and audio assets have appropriate alternative text
Creating transcripts for video and audio material by identifying the site’s language
Providing options and ideas to users when they run into problems with their input
Laying up a logical and consistent structure

You may reach us here if you have any thoughts on this matter. If we could, we’d like our readers to have an even better experience.