Terms of Service

Welcome to the pulseup.co.za ("Pulse Up") web site -- http://www.pulseup.co.za. This Terms of Use ("Terms" or "Agreement") is for the users, members, and others who visit and use Pulse Up (collectively or individually, "Members").

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE. By accessing, browsing, using and/or REGISTERING FOR Pulse Up, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the following terms, including ANY GUIDELINES AND FUTURE modifications (collectively, the "TERMS").

You agree, through the use of this forum, that you will not post any material which is intentionally false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually discriminating, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise in violation of any International or South African Law. You also agree not to post, or publicly link to, any copyrighted material, unless you own the copyright or you have written consent from the owner of the copyrighted material. For clarity, Pulse Up does not permit copyright infringing activities. Spam, flooding, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are prohibited on this forum. You agree to never interfere with any security-related features of Pulse Up. Furthermore, you agree to never intentionally interfere with the operation of Pulse Up or any Member's enjoyment of it, or intentionally post inflammatory statements to get responses ("Trolling").

Whilst we (the staff and owner of this forum) attempt to edit or remove any undesirable messages (as defined above), it is not feasible for us to review every message that is posted on this discussion system. Therefore, you acknowledge that all messages posted on this discussion system express the views and opinions of the original message author and not necessarily the views of this bulletin board, its staff, its subsidiaries, or this forum's owner. Consequently, we take no responsibility and cannot be held liable for any messages posted. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy and completeness of every message. We cannot be held liable for any hacking attempt in which your data is compromised.

Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to notify the administrator or staff of this forum. We reserve the right to remove objectionable content. However, this is a manual process, so we may not be able to immediately remove or edit particular messages. This policy applies to member profile information as well.
You remain solely responsible for the content of your posted messages. Furthermore, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the owner of this forum, any related websites to this forum, its staff, and its subsidiaries from any claims, losses, damages, liabilities, including attorneys' fees, arising out of your use or misuse of Pulse Up, violation of these Terms, violation of the rights of any other person or entity, or any breach of the representations, warranties, and covenants made by you herein. The owner of this forum also reserves the right to reveal your identity (or any other related information collected on this service) in the event of a formal complaint or legal action arising from any situation resulting from your use of this forum.

With regard to your user account, you agree to never divulge your password, except to the administrator, for your protection and for validity reasons. You also agree to NEVER use another person's account for any reason. More than one account per user is NOT permitted. Furthermore, we HIGHLY recommend that you use a complex and unique password for your account, to prevent account theft. After you register and log in to this forum, you will be able to fill out a detailed profile. It is your responsibility to present clean and accurate information. Any information that the forum owner or staff determines to be inaccurate or vulgar in nature will be removed, with or without prior notice. Appropriate sanctions may be applicable.

Any use of any of the Materials (visual interfaces, graphics, design, compilation, information, computer code, products, software, services, and all other elements of Pulse Up) other than for private, non-commercial use is strictly prohibited. You may not use Pulse Up in any manner that in our sole discretion could damage, disable, overburden, or impair it or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of Pulse Up. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to Pulse Up, or any other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to Pulse Up, through hacking, password mining or any other means or interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of Pulse Up or any activities conducted on Pulse Up. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through Pulse Up. You agree neither to modify Pulse Up in any manner or form, nor to use modified versions of Pulse Up, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to Pulse Up. Any attempt to copy or reproduce or create derivative works of Pulse Up (including all Materials and ideas), without the express written permission of the owner of this website, is considered copyright infringement.

Failure to comply with these rules may result in the termination of your account, account suspension, or a permanent ban of access to these forums. In the event of a major violation of this agreement, the owner reserves the right to contact your Internet Service Provider, and/or take legal action against you. Please note that your Internet Protocol Address is recorded with each post that you make on this discussion system and it is retrievable by the forum staff and owner. We reserve the right to remove, edit, or lock any account or message at any time, if necessary.

Also note that the software places a cookie, a text file containing bits of information (such as your username and password), in your browser's cache. This is ONLY used to keep you logged in/out. The software does not collect or send any other form of information to your computer.

This agreement may be updated from time to time. It is your responsibility to be aware of the changes made to the rules and regulations pertaining to this site.

When you joined this site, you agreed to be bound by these rules and regulations.

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