Terms of Service

The gist:
We (the folks at Siterma) run an Online Media Service called Siterma and would love for you to use it. Our basic information is free, and we offer professional services for pay such as consulting and project management. Our service is designed to give you as much information and support as possible to encourage you to explore and use virtual environments for your organization. However, be responsible in what you decide.

You can check our resources for examples of successful uses to get a sense of what's possible.

Terms of Service:
The following terms and conditions govern all use of the Siterma.com website and all content, services and products available at or through the website, including, but not limited to, the Siterma Online Media Service, Interactive 3D Information, Siterma Consulting, Siterma Project Management, Siterma Referrals, and Siterma Social Media (collectively, the Website). The Website is owned and operated by Siterma VWP Online Media Service of Development One LLC (“Siterma”). The Website is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies (including, without limitation, Siterma’s Privacy Policy and Siterma's Memo of Understanding) and procedures that may be published from time to time on this Site by Siterma (collectively, the “Agreement”).

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by Siterma, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. The Website is available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old.

1.Fees and Payment. Optional professional paid services such as Consulting and Project Management are available through the Website. By selecting a professional service you agree to pay Siterma the agreed fees indicated for that service. Payments will be charged on the day you sign up for a professional service and will cover the use of that service for a monthly or annual period as indicated. Professional service fees are not refundable.

2.Content Posted on Other Websites. We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which Siterma.com links, and that link to Siterma.com. Siterma does not have any control over those non-Siterma websites and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-Siterma website or webpage, Siterma does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Siterma disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-Siterma websites and webpages.

3.Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy. As Siterma asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by Siterma.com violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify Siterma in accordance with Siterma’s Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) Policy. Siterma will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material.

4.Intellectual Property. This Agreement does not transfer from Siterma to you any Siterma or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Siterma. Siterma, Siterma.com, the Siterma.com logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with Siterma.com, or the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of Siterma or Siterma’s licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Siterma or third-party trademarks.

5.Changes. Siterma reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. Siterma may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Website (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

6.Termination. Siterma may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement, you may simply discontinue using the Website. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

7.Disclaimer of Warranties. The Website is provided “as is”. Siterma and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Siterma nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.

8.Limitation of Liability. In no event will Siterma, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement or substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to Siterma under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. Siterma shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

9.General Representation and Warranty. You represent and warrant that (i) your use of the Website will be in strict accordance with the Siterma Privacy Policy, with this Agreement and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental area, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside) and (ii) your use of the Website will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.

10.Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Siterma, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.

11.Miscellaneous. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Siterma and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of Siterma, or by the posting by Siterma of a revised version. Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, this Agreement, any access to or use of the Website will be governed by the laws of the state of California, U.S.A., excluding its conflict of law provisions, and the proper venue for any disputes arising out of or relating to any of the same will be the state and federal courts located in San Francisco County, California. Except for claims for injunctive or equitable relief or claims regarding intellectual property rights (which may be brought in any competent court without the posting of a bond), any dispute arising under this Agreement shall be finally settled in accordance with the Comprehensive Arbitration Rules of the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Service, Inc. (“JAMS”) by three arbitrators appointed in accordance with such Rules. The arbitration shall take place in San Francisco, California, in the English language and the arbitral decision may be enforced in any court. The prevailing party in any action or proceeding to enforce this Agreement shall be entitled to costs and attorneys’ fees. If any part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that part will be construed to reflect the parties’ original intent, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of this Agreement or any breach thereof, in any one instance, will not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof. You may assign your rights under this Agreement to any party that consents to, and agrees to be bound by, its terms and conditions; Siterma may assign its rights under this Agreement without condition. This Agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.

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