Terms of Use

BY ACCESSING OR USING THE WEBSITE, YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO BE LEGALLY BOUND BY AND COMPLY WITH THIS AGREEMENT. 

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE. SPECIFICALLY, PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT WITH LIMITED EXCEPTIONS, ALL DISPUTES BETWEEN YOU AND US REGARDING THIS AGREEMENT ARE SUBJECT TO BINDING ARBITRATION ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS RATHER THAN LEGAL TRIALS, INCLUDING CLASS ACTION LAWSUITS, IN COURTS AND ONLY SPECIFIC REMEDIES ARE AVAILABLE TO YOU.

In the Highlights section, we provide an overview of the terms and conditions that apply to your access to or use of our website, mobile application or other digital service (each a “Digital Service”). Please review the full Terms of Use below for a detailed explanation of applicable terms and conditions.
 Any reference to the Terms of Use, including its sections, in the Highlights section is intended to refer to the full Terms of Use below.

 Highlights

Application and Acceptance of the Terms of Use

Each time you access or use the Website, you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use along with our Privacy Notice and any additional guidelines, terms, procedures or rules that may apply to a specific feature of the Website that are owned or operated by Expats Forums (“we”, “us”, “our” or “Expats Forums”).

You acknowledge that we will use information we obtain about you in connection with your access to and use of the Website in accordance with our Privacy Notice.

Your Responsibilities

You are responsible for maintaining the accuracy of any information you submit to us in relation to your access to and use of the Website.

You are solely responsible for any user content you provide to us.

You are responsible for your conduct in relation to the Website, and your access to or use of the Website and Content (as such term is defined in the full Terms of Use) is subject to the rules described in the section entitled “Your Conduct and Responsible Use of the Website” of the Terms of Use below.

Intellectual and Other Proprietary Rights

Your access and use of the Website and Content is for personal and non-commercial purposes only.

As between Expats Forums and you, Expats Forums owns all right, title and interest in and to the copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names, patents and all other intellectual and proprietary rights (if any) throughout the world associated with the Website and Content except, if applicable, with respect to your User Content.

You may not build a business, in whole or in part, resell, redistribute, recirculate or make any other commercial use of, or create derivative works or materials utilizing any portion of the Website (including any code used in any software) or Content, whether or not for profit.

If we become aware that any of our users has repeatedly infringed the proprietary rights of any third party, we may take steps to terminate that user’s access to the Website.
We reserve the right (but have no obligation) to review any User Content, investigate, and/or take appropriate action against you in our sole discretion.

Release, Indemnity, Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

You agree to indemnify and hold Expats Forums (and its affiliates and its and their officers, directors, employees, contractors, and agents) harmless, including costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees, from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of
(a) your use of the Website or Content,
(b) your User Content,
(c) your violation of the Terms of Use; or
(d) your violation of applicable laws or regulations.

Expats Forums disclaims any warranties and provides the Website “as is”.

Our liability is limited as described in the Limitation of Liability section in the Terms of Use below.

Third Parties

Expats Forums is not responsible for any links to third-party websites, apps or other services, including social media platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter or similar.

We do not participate in affiliate marketing or allow third-party affiliate links to be encoded on our Website.
This means that we do not earn any commissions

Termination

Expats Forums may, in its sole discretion, terminate your password, account (or any part thereof), access to or use of the Website, or remove and discard any User Content (as such term is defined in the Terms of Use below) or information stored, sent, or received via the Website without prior notice and for any reason or no reason.

Changes to the Terms of Use

We may revise the Terms of Use prospectively by posting an updated version on the Website.

Your continued use of the Website will be deemed as irrevocable acceptance of any revisions.

Governing Law and Severability

The Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed solely and exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, USA (Place of registration) without giving effect to any law that would result in the application of the law of another jurisdiction.

The Terms of Use (including the Privacy Notice) constitutes the entire agreement between you and us regarding the use of this Website.

If any provision of the Terms of Use is, for any reason, held to be invalid or unenforceable, the other provisions of the Terms of Use will be unimpaired and the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed modified so that it is valid and enforceable to the maximum extent permitted by law.

Copyright Policy

If you believe your copyright has been infringed, you may provide us with notice in accordance with the process described on our Terms of Use page.

1. Application and Acceptance of this Agreement

These Terms of Use along with our Privacy Notice and any additional guidelines, terms, procedures or rules that may apply to a specific feature of the Website that IS owned or operated by Expats Forums (“we”, “us”, “our” or “Expats Forums”), are a contract in electronic form between you (“you,” “your,” and “yourself”) and Expats Forums (the “Agreement”).
This Agreement sets forth the legally binding terms governing your access and use of the Website. This Agreement applies to Expats Forums and its affiliates only and does not cover other companies, including third parties that may advertise or sponsor content, products or services on the Website or any third-party platforms (such as social media platforms or app stores) or other channels that you may use to access the Website or any Content (as defined below).
The Website and Content are for general information, discussion and entertainment purposes only.
The term “Content” includes, without limitation, information, data, text, photographs, videos, audio clips, written posts, articles, comments, software, scripts, graphics and interactive features generated, provided, or otherwise made available through or in connection with the Website.
We make no representations or guarantees about any aspect of the Website and Content and do not endorse any opinions expressed by any users.

THIS WEBSITE AND ALL CONTENT ARE PUBLISHED “AS IS” AND YOUR USE OR RELIANCE ON THE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE HAVE NO LIABILITY TO YOU FOR THE CONSEQUENCES OF USING OR RELYING ON THE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT.

Last revised on: March 25, 2021