Company reserves the right and has absolute discretion to enforce the Terms. Company may, in its sole discretion, immediately terminate or suspend: the Services; a Service Agreement; and/or access to this Site, if it determines that your services, offerings or activities violate the Terms. Without limitation, Company also reserves the right to report any activity (including the disclosure of appropriate data or member or writer information) that it suspects may violate any law or regulation to appropriate law enforcement officials, regulators, or other appropriate third parties. Company also may cooperate with appropriate law enforcement agencies to assist in the investigation and prosecution of any illegal conduct.
2. MODIFICATIONS TO THE SITE.
Company reserves the right to amend the Terms and modify or discontinue all or part of the Site, temporarily or permanently, with or without notice, and is not obligated to support or update the Site. The amended Terms shall automatically become effective immediately after they are initially posted on this Site. Your continued use of the Site after the posting of the amended Terms on the Site constitutes your affirmative: (a) acknowledgment of the Terms and its modifications; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by the Terms, as amended. Should you object to any modifications of the Terms, your only recourse is to immediately: (a) terminate (cancel) use of the Site and/or Services;
3. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES ARE NOT ENDORSEMENTS.
The Site may contains links to third-party web sites. The linked sites are not under the control of Company, and Company is not responsible for the contents or policies of any linked site. Company provides these links as a convenience only, and a link does not imply endorsement of, sponsorship of, or affiliation with the linked site by Company. Links to merchants or advertisers are owned and operated by independent retailers or service providers, and therefore, Company cannot ensure that you will be satisfied with their products, services or practices. You should make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any transaction with any of these third parties.
4. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS.
The Site is proprietary to Company. All the text, images, marks, logos and other content of the Site (“Site Content”) is proprietary to Company or to third parties from whom Company has obtained permission. Company authorizes you to view the Site Content provided that: (a) you may only do so for your own personal and non-commercial use; (b) you may not copy, publish or redistribute any Site Content; (c) you may not modify Site Content; (d) you may not remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices that have been placed in the Site Content. Except as expressly permitted above, reproduction or redistribution of the Site Content, or any portion of the Site Content, is strictly prohibited without the prior written permission of Company.
5. ACCESS TO PASSWORD PROTECTED/SECURE AREAS.
Access to and use of password protected and/or secure areas of the Site is restricted to authorized users only. Unauthorized individuals attempting to access these areas of the Site may be subject to prosecution.
6. TRIAL PERIOD, SERVICES, CANCELLATION OF MEMBERSHIP AND REFUND POLICY
The company offers a 30-day trial period for the services of the site The Happiness of Knowledge. This is followed by an automatic charge of $12 for each additional 3 months. A new short story will be available for registered members with active membership every seven days in the “My Stories” section in the menu at the top of the site. The member may cancel his paid membership at any time, and this cancelation will take effect after the last paid period of 3 months. The company does not offer a refund of paid membership fees. When you enroll to obtain service from the company, you accept these terms and conditions. The company does not warrant that any service description or content contained in this site is accurate, current, reliable, complete, or error-free.
7. TERMINATION & EFFECT.
Company may terminate access to the Site, with or without cause, at any time, with or without notice and effective immediately. Company shall not be liable to you or any third party for termination. Should you object to any provision of the Terms or any subsequent modifications thereto, your only recourse is immediately to terminate use of the Site. Upon termination of access to the Site, your right to use the Site shall immediately cease.
9. GOVERNING LAW & JURISDICTION.
The Site is accessible in all countries, and each of these places has laws that may differ from each other. As you and Company both benefit from establishing a predictable legal environment in which to publish, access and use the Site, by publishing, accessing, and/or using this Site, you and Company agree that all matters arising from or relating to the use and operation of this Site will be governed by the laws of Bulgaria, without regard to its conflicts of laws principles. You agree that all claims it may have arising from or relating to the operation or use of this Site will be heard and resolved in the courts of Bulgaria. You consent to the personal jurisdiction of such courts over it, stipulate to the fairness and convenience of proceeding in such courts, and covenant not to assert any objections to proceeding in such courts.
10. FORCE MAJEURE.
Company shall not be liable for any losses arising out of the delay or interruption of its performance of obligations due to any acts of God, acts of civil or military authorities, civil disturbances, wars, strikes or other labor disputes, fires, transportation contingencies, interruptions in telecommunications, utility, Internet services or network provider services, acts or omissions by a third party, infiltration or disruption of the Services by a third party, or other catastrophes or occurrences that are beyond Company’s reasonable control.
Aloe Bulgaria Ltd., based in Bulgaria, with UIC 160075485 in the Bulgarian Commercial Register (the “Company”), maintains this website (www.thehappinessofknowledge.com) as a service to its customers (contact e-mail: [email protected] , Phone: 00359896145027). By using the Site or any current or future service(s) provided to you by the Company (collectively the “Services”) in accordance with the service agreement (checking “I agree”), you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions and any operating rules, regulations, policies, and procedures that may be modified from time-to-time on the Site (collectively, the “Terms”). The Terms govern your access to and use of the Site, the Services and any information, products and/or features made available to you. If you are using the Site or Services on behalf of your employer, you represent that you are authorized to accept these Terms on your employer’s behalf. The Terms apply to all visits to the Site and use of the Services, both now and in the future. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS MAY RESULT IN THE SUSPENSION OR TERMINATION OF YOUR ACCOUNT, THE SERVICES OR SUCH OTHER ACTION PERMITTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS AGREEMENT.