You are solely responsible for your use of the Site and Services. You certify to Dittto that if you are an individual (i.e., not a corporation) you are at least 18 years of age or have parental consent. You also certify that you are legally permitted to use the Services and access the Site.
Because Dittto merely serves as a repository of information, User Generated Content does not represent the advice, views, opinions or beliefs of Dittto, and Dittto makes no claim of accuracy of any such content. Dittto allows for the upload of user photos, graphics, audio, video and comments ("User Content" or “User Generated Content”) and may include links to third party websites. This User Content, and any linked websites' content, business practices and privacy policies are not under our control, and we are not responsible for any User Content, linked third-party website or anything therein. The inclusion of User Content and/or links on the Site or Services does not imply any endorsement by or any affiliation with Dittto.
Dittto shall have the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Site or Services, including, but not limited to, content, hours of availability, and equipment needed for access or use.
By submitting User Content, for good and valuable consideration, the sufficiency and receipt of which you hereby acknowledge, you hereby grant to Dittto, its affiliates and its licensees, a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide license to: edit, reproduce, use, create derivative works from, distribute, display and otherwise exhibit the User Content you submit, or any portion thereof in any manner and in any medium or forum, whether now known or hereafter devised, without payment to you or any third party.
You also hereby grant each user of the Site and Service a non-exclusive license to access your User Content, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such User Content as permitted through the functionality of the Service and under these TOU.
You represent and warrant to Dittto that you have the full legal right, power and authority to grant to Dittto the license provided for herein, that you own or control the complete exhibition and other rights to the User Content you submitted for the purposes contemplated in this license. You represent and warrant to Dittto that you will not contribute any User Content that: (a) infringes, violates or otherwise interferes with any intellectual property right of another party; (b) reveals any trade secret, unless you own the trade secret or have the owner's permission to reveal it; (c) infringes on the privacy or publicity rights of another; (d) is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, indecent, threatening, harassing, hateful, offensive or otherwise violates any law or right of any third party; or (e) contains a virus, trojan horse, worm, time bomb or other computer programming routine or engine that is intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or information.
You are solely responsible for any User Content that you submit. You may be held legally liable for the User Content that you submit and may be held legally liable if your submissions include, for example, material protected by copyright, trademark, patent or trade secret law or other proprietary right without permission of the author or owner, or defamatory comments.
Dittto reserves the right to remove any User Content from the Site and the Services at any time, for any reason. If you believe User Content residing on the Site or the Services infringes a copyright, please refer to our Copyright Policy below.
Any User Content within the Site or Services do not represent the views of Dittto or any individual associated with Dittto. In no event shall you represent or suggest, directly or indirectly, Dittto's endorsement of User Content. Dittto does not vouch for the accuracy or credibility of any User Content on our Site or Services, and does not take any responsibility or assume any liability for any actions you may take as a result of accessing User Content on the Site or Services. Through your use of the Site and Services, you may be exposed to content that you may find offensive, objectionable, harmful, inaccurate or deceptive. There may also be risks of dealing with underage persons, people acting under false pretense, international trade issues and foreign nationals. By using the Site or Services, you assume all associated risks.
By submitting ideas, suggestions, documents, and/or proposals ("Contributions") to Dittto through its suggestion or feedback webpages, you acknowledge and agree that: (a) your Contributions do not contain confidential or proprietary information; (b) Dittto is not under any obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the Contributions; (c) Dittto shall be entitled to use or disclose (or choose not to use or disclose) such Contributions for any purpose, in any way, and through any type of media; (d) Dittto may have something similar to the Contributions already under consideration or in development; (e) your Contributions automatically become the property of Dittto without any obligation of Dittto to you; and (f) you are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from Dittto under any circumstances.
Dittto may provide access to portions of its Site and Services via RSS feeds and an API; for the purpose of these TOU, any such access constitutes use of the Site and Services. Dittto asks that you use these features respectfully, as outlined in these Terms and on the Site. You may not use these or any other features or the Site itself to allow the display of a substantial portion of the Dittto database or to reproduce, duplicate or copy the Dittto Site or Services. Dittto reserves the right to change these features at any time and to disable access to the feeds and the API at any time for any reason.
The Dittto Site and Services contain copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information, including, but not limited to, text, software, photos, video, graphics and the entire contents of the Dittto Site and Services. Dittto owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, as well as in the content original to it. Dittto, the Dittto logo and the Dittto design are trademarks or trade dress of Dittto, and may not be used without express written permission from Dittto, other than for attribution.
You may, to the extent the Site expressly authorizes you to do so, download or copy software accessible from the Site or User Generated Content, for personal use only, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained in such content. You shall not modify, publish, transmit, license, participate in the transfer, licensing or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, copyrights, trademarks, or other property interests therein, in whole or in part unless expressly authorized to do so. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyrighted material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademarks legend or copyright notice shall be made. Unless otherwise expressly agreed upon, you acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by using the Dittto Site or Services.
All other trademarks not owned by Dittto that appear on this Site or Services are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Dittto. Except as set out in these Terms, no reproduction or storing of any third-party content or User Content within the Dittto Site or Services is permitted without written permission from the copyright holder of such content.
By uploading, posting or otherwise making available User Content on the Site or Services, you represent that you own or otherwise have the intellectual property rights to submit such materials. You shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on the Site or Services any material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express written permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right and the burden of determining that any material is not protected by copyright or other proprietary rights rests with you. You shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission.
We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask you to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may provide us with written notification of your claim in accordance with the requirements of the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (“DMCA”) summarized below.
If you believe that any material residing on or accessible through the Site or Services infringes a copyright, please send a written notification of copyright infringement by regular mail (not e-mail) to the following "Designated Agent" for purposes of receiving notice under the DMCA relating to the Site and Services:
To be effective, the written notification must include the following:
Once proper infringement notification is received by the Designated Agent, it is Dittto's policy to: (a) remove or disable access to the infringing material; (b) notify the provider of the material or user that it has removed or disabled access to such material; and (c) terminate repeat infringers’ access to the Site and Services.
A person who receives a notification of alleged copyright infringement, and believes that the claim is erroneous, may submit a counter notification to Dittto’s Designated Agent within thirty (30) days of the date the material was removed from the site. To be effective, a counter notification must be a written communication that includes substantially the following:
Upon receipt of a counter notification, containing the information as outlined above, Dittto shall promptly provide the complaining party with a copy of such counter notification and shall inform the complaining party that it will replace the removed material or cease disabling access to it. Dittto shall replace the removed material or cease disabling access to the material within ten (10) to fourteen (14) business days following receipt of the counter notification, provided Dittto's Designated Agent has not received notice from the complaining party that an action has been filed seeking a court order to restrain the alleged infringer from engaging in infringing activity on the Dittto Site or Services.
THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, OR ALTERATION OF, RECORD; WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE, OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY USERS, VISITORS OR THIRD PARTY ADVERTISERS OR SPONSORS OF THE DITTTO SITE OR SERVICES; AND THAT THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.
IN NO EVENT WILL DITTTO, ITS PARENT OR AFFILIATED COMPANIES, OR ANY PERSON OR ENTITY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DISTRIBUTING THE DITTTO SITE OR SERVICES, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE DITTTO SITE OR SERVICES OR ANY THIRD PARTY LINKS WITHIN THE DITTTO SITE OR SERVICES. YOU HEREBY ASSUME ALL RISK FOR ANY DAMAGES, CLAIMS OR INJURIES AND HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO ALL CONTENT ON THE DITTTO SITE AND SERVICES.
IN ADDITION, NEITHER DITTTO, NOR ITS PARENT OR AFFILIATED COMPANIES SHALL BE LIABLE REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OR DURATION, FOR ANY ERRORS, INACCURACIES, OMISSIONS, DEFECTS, OR INAUTHENTICITY OF, THE INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THE DITTTO SITE OR SERVICES; OR FOR ANY DELAY OR INTERRUPTION IN THE TRANSMISSION THEREOF TO THE USER; OR FOR ANY CLAIMS OR LOSSES ARISING THEREFROM OR OCCASIONED THEREBY. NONE OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY THIRD PARTY CLAIMS OR LOSSES OF ANY NATURE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOST PROFITS, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
DITTTO DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY OF ANY KIND FOR ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION OR FOR ANY UNAUTHORIZED DISCLOSURE OF USER CONTENT THAT RESULTS FROM THE UPLOAD, DOWNLOAD OR STORAGE OF USER CONTENT WITHIN THE DITTTO SITE OR SERVICES. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE TO DITTTO’S DISCLAIMER OF ANY SUCH LIABILITY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, YOU SHOULD NOT ACCESS OR USE THE DITTTO SITE OR SERVICES.
THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.
IN PARTICULAR, DITTTO, ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, AND ITS LICENSORS MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY TO YOU THAT: (A) YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (B) YOUR USE OF THE SITE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR FREE FROM ERROR; (C) ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY YOU AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR SERVICES WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; AND (D) THAT DEFECTS IN THE OPERATION OR FUNCTIONALITY OF THE SITE OR SERVICES WILL BE CORRECTED.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Dittto, its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents, from and against all claims and expenses (including attorneys' fees) arising out of the use of the Dittto Site or Services, by you or any other person using an account of yours. Dittto reserves the right to take over the exclusive defense of any claim for which we are entitled to indemnification under this Section. In such event, you shall provide Dittto with such cooperation as is reasonably requested by Dittto.
Any notices required or permitted by these Terms must be in writing and in English and shall be deemed effective upon receipt when sent by confirmed e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or when delivered in person by a nationally recognized overnight courier or mailed by first class, registered or certified mail, postage prepaid to: