Terms

15 March 2010

Madoodle is a fun, friendly place. These rules are intended to keep it that way.

Madoodle will delete any material which is unacceptable, including illegible, meaningless, racist, fascist and obscene material.

Repetitious material also may be rejected. We may place your post in a more appropriate category. People who submit inappropriate material will have their accounts suspended.

Madoodle tries to exclude all malicious or offensive material, but does not accept responsibility for any material shown, and does not endorse any content.

Authors accept all responsibility for their works.

Opinions expressed on the site are solely those of the members.

All copyrights reside with authors, and Madoodle accepts no responsibility for their protection.

Parental guidance for young people is recommended.

Acceptance of terms

These terms and conditions may be updated from time to time, without notification. You are responsible for ensuring you are familiar with the latest terms and conditions. We will indicate at the top of the page the date these terms were last revised. By registering as a member you accept these terms and conditions. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, you must not use the services. Your use of the services or this website represents your agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions.

Cancellation Policy

At any time, you can terminate your account which will remove your profile and any other personal information from view. We may terminate your membership immediately at any time, for any reason. Once your membership terminates, you will have no right to use Madoodle.

Termination

Madoodle may terminate your membership if:
a. a serious complaint or multiple complaints are received about you from other members
b. you breach these terms and conditions
c. you impersonate another member, or
d. if we, in our sole discretion, deem your behavior to be unacceptable

Madoodle may terminate your membership, delete your profile and any content or information that you have posted on the site or prohibit you from using or accessing the service or the site for any reason, or no reason, at any time in its sole discretion, with or without notice.

Registration Data

In consideration of your use of the site, you agree to
(a) provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any registration forms on the site;
(b) maintain the security of your password and identification;
(c) update the Registration Data, and any other information you provide to Madoodle, to keep it accurate, current and complete; and
(d) be fully responsible for all use of your account and for any actions that take place using your account.
You are legally responsible for materials you publish
You are responsible for all information you publish on Madoodle, including but not restricted to, images, your profile, messages, and events. Madoodle does not directly monitor or control all use of the site by its members. Accordingly you agree to accept sole responsibility for the legality of your actions under New Zealand law. You should be aware of relevant laws such as censorship and copyright.

You may not post, transmit, or share content on the site or service that you did not create or that you do not have permission to post.

Madoodle involvement

You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Madoodle users.

Madoodle is not directly involved in member to member communications and activities. In the event you have a conflict with another member, to the extent permitted by law you hereby release Madoodle, its agents and employees from any claims, demands and damages of every kind arising out of such conflict.

Madoodle cannot guarantee that a Madoodle profile was actually created and is being operated by the individual or entity that is the subject of a Madoodle profile page.

Madoodle is not responsible for the content of any Madoodle profile page, or any transactions entered into or other actions taken on or in connection with any Madoodle profile page, including how the owner of the Madoodle profile page collects, handles, uses and shares any personal information it may collect from users.

Limitations on what you can publish

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, defamatory, threatening, obscene, libellous, or otherwise offensive material.

You represent, warrant and agree that no materials of any kind submitted through your account or otherwise posted, transmitted, or shared by you on or through the service will violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other personal or proprietary rights; or contain libellous, defamatory or otherwise unlawful material.

Madoodle may also at its sole discretion limit access to the site and/or terminate the memberships of any users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.

Other obligations to Madoodle

Young people may access Madoodle under the supervision of an adult member.

You must provide authenticated Madoodle staff with your real name and contact details if asked and obey any site operational instructions given, or alternatively remove yourself from Madoodle.

You must have a working email address listed in your account for external contact, a non working email may result in your account being removed.

You may not join Madoodle if you already have an active membership or you have ever been convicted of a violent or sexually related offence or have previously been banned from using the site.

You may not contact members if your intentions are clearly unsolicited and to be abusive or annoying. Stalking members, or making physical or overly abusive threats will result in instant removal.

You must not attempt to log in as another user, create an account with a clear intention of impersonating another member, damage or harm the Madoodle site or services, attempt to bypass any filters or protection, or access the website via any method but that provided.

You must not create doodles that contain nudity or sexual behaviour.

You must not harvest or collect email addresses or other contact information of other users from the service or the site by electronic or other means for the purposes of sending unsolicited emails or other unsolicited communications.

Unauthorised Promotional Activity

Any commercial activity on Madoodle is prohibited without Madoodle management approval.

Site Abuse, Banning and Removal

Madoodle is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable experience. We reserve the right to ban and remove any member that breaches our rules or terms and conditions, fails to follow instructions given by Madoodle staff or any members that we feel are not in the best interests of Madoodle and our members.

Madoodle Limited Liability

Madoodle shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profit, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses that result from the service, or the inability to access the service.

Madoodle shall not be liable for the conduct or statements of other third parties to the service.

DISCLAIMER

Your use of Madoodle is at your sole risk. Madoodle expressly disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

Madoodle makes no warranty that
i) the services provided will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free,
ii) that the information provided on the site is error-free or reliable,
iii) the quality of the products or services obtained through Madoodle will meet your requirements.

No advice or information that is obtained by you from Madoodle or otherwise shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the terms and conditions.

Trademarks

The company's trademarks and trade dress may not be used, including as part of trademarks and/or as part of domain names, in connection with any product or service in any manner that is likely to cause confusion and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of the Company.