Terms of use

End-User License Agreement

All rights for the Internet service Litnet (hereinafter referred to as the Service, the Site) belong to the company LITNET ES LIMITED (hereinafter - we, us, the Сompany).   The Сompany is registered in the Republic of Cyprus with the location of Florinis 7, GREG TOWER, 2nd floor 1065, Nicosia, Cyprus, number HE 381372. 

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Using and/or visiting the Site (including all content available through the domain name http://litnet.com and all sub domains, as well as the content of the Site, accessible through mobile applications, you express your full and unconditional acceptance of the terms of this End-User License Agreement (hereinafter -  the Agreement) and the Confidentiality notice (https://litnet.com/es/info/privacy-policy).  If you do not agree with any of the terms of these documents, please do not use the Service.

We will try to notify you if there are any changes to the Agreement, which are located at litnet.com/info/terms, but in any case you should  periodically review and examine the latest version of the Agreement. We may, at our sole discretion, modify or revise the terms of this Agreement at any time, and by continuing to use the Site, you accept such condition. The terms of this Agreement are fully applicable to all Users of the Site. 

 

Definitions:

The site - is a collection of visual elements, text, audio and video materials, arranged in sections and pages located on the litnet.com domain and all sub-domains of the third and lower levels.  

The Site User - is an individual registered on the Site in accordance with the terms of the Agreement, having reached the age permitted in accordance with the EU legislation to accept the terms of this Agreement.  

The  Copyright content - is an object of copyright in the form of text or images, provided and published by the User on the Site.  

The performance of copyright content - is an object of copyright in the form of a text that is complete in its content, provided and published by the User on the Site.  

The Publication or putting in the public domain - the provision by the User to any persons the opportunity at any time, from any place, via the Internet, access to the Copyright content posted on the Site. 

The Author - the Site User, who has posted Copyright content for public access.

Registration on the Site

User registration on the Site is free and voluntary.  

You can use the Site without registering and creating your account, but in order to take advantage of certain functions of the Site, you will have to create an account.   When registering on the Site, you must provide us with the requested information, which must be accurate and up-to-date.   Only you are responsible for the accuracy, timeliness, completeness and compliance of information provided during registration.  

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The login and password selected by you are necessary and sufficient information for your access to the Site.   You may use your social network accounts to log in, and the Site allows that.    You must keep up the security of the data (login and password) of your account. Any actions committed with the use of your login and password are considered to be committed by you, unless proven otherwise.  In the event of unauthorized access to your account or the distribution of your login and password, you must immediately notify us of such actions.  

After registration, you get the right to create, use and define the content of your own personal page and the rules for access of other Users to its content.  

To register on the Site, you must be at least 14 years old. If you have reached the age of 14 but have not reached the age established by law for contracting, you must study the Agreement in the presence of your parents or legal guardian/trustee.  

You have every right at any time to independently delete the information you posted about yourself on the Site, but you may be limited in the possibility of changing such information.  

You can use our Site at no cost basis.  

The access to some Copyright content is not permitted and is the subject to payment.  You can purchase access to such Copyright content by payment in favor of the Author.  

The site has the opportunity to obtain paid services that do not affect the user's access to the free and paid content of the Authors. Payment for such services is voluntary. 

Your responsibilities:

By using this Site, you agree:

  • comply with the provisions of the current EU legislation, this Agreement and other provisions of the Site, which are part of this Agreement;  
  • provide reliable, complete and up-to-date data during registration, monitor its actualization;  
  • do not advertise on the Site.   This includes, but is not limited to, product advertising, offers to buy or sell any products or services through the Site, it is prohibited to distribute chain letters or unwanted letters to the email of other Users;  
  • inform us about unauthorized access to your account or password and login;  
  • do not to place on the personal page information and objects of copyright (including references to them) that may violate the rights and interests of third parties;  
  • do not register as a User on behalf of or in place of another person;  
  • do not create more than one account. In the event that any abuses and violations regarding the use of accounts are identified, we reserve the right to block the account without any kind of compensation.
  • do not mislead Users about your identity, using the login and password of another registered User;  
  • do not download/store/publish/distribute or otherwise use viruses and other malicious programs in relation to the Site;  
  • do not use automated programs to collect information on the Site 
  • do not illegally collect and process personal data from other Users;  
  • do not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade and resell services for any purpose, except in cases where such actions have been expressly authorized by the User under this Agreement;  
  • do not upload material protected by copyright, trademarks or other private information to the Site without obtaining the prior consent of the owner of the intellectual property.  
  • do not use the software and perform actions aimed at disrupting the normal operation of the Site and its services or Users' personal pages;  
  • do not upload, store, publish, distribute and provide access to or otherwise use any information that violates the Site Layout Rules, which are an integral part of this Agreement.

 

By using this Site, you agree that:

  • we are entitled at any time to refuse to provide you with a place to post Works or Copyright Content by removing them from our server;  
  • we have the right to send messages, including e-mail messages through the Users' database;  
  • we have the right to fully or partially restrict the functionality of the Site for technical, preventive or other reasons at our own discretion;  
  • we reserve the right, but we do not undertake to track information or materials that you post or publish for general reading.   We have the right, but are not obliged to remove such information or material, without any explanations or notifications.

Our Site may contain links to the third-party resources/websites that do not belong to us or are controlled by us.   We have no control over and we do not take any responsibility for the content, privacy policy or actions of the third parties.   In addition, we will not and can not censor or edit the content of the third party resources.   By using the Site, you guarantee the understanding and acceptance of the abovementioned facts and agree to release us from liability arising from the use of any third-party resources. 

 

Intellectual property rights 

The objects of intellectual property contained on the Site, except for all Works and Copyright content owned by Users, including without limitation, text, software, scripts, graphics, photographs, sounds, music, video, interactive functions and trademarks, service marks and logos are owned or licensed by the Site.   These intellectual property objects on the Site are provided to you AS IS and only for personal use.   You may not download, copy, modify, reproduce, distribute, transmit, broadcast, display, sell, license, translate, publish, perform or otherwise exploit them in whole or in part for any other purposes without our prior written consent.  

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On the site there are also objects of copyrights belonging to the Users.  Except for the cases established by this Agreement, as well as the current EU legislation, none of the copyright objects of the Users may be distributed, displayed in a frame, published, transferred, sold or otherwise used in whole or in parts without the prior permission of the copyright owner (the User), except  the cases where the right holder explicitly expressed his consent to the free use of Works or Copyright Content by any person.  

Using the Work or Copyright content  in the abovementioned manner, you agree to keep all the marks and notifications of authorship, the author's name and works in unaltered form. 

By posting the Works or Copyright content on the Site, you reserve all rights to them, while at the same time you grant to us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license for such works and content, which provides us with the right to use, reproduce, distribute, display, and inform the Users of the Site.   

By placing Works or Copyright content that are legally owned by you, on the Site, you grant to other Users a non-exclusive right to use them by viewing, playing (including copying and printing copies) and other rights solely for the purpose of personal non-commercial use, unless such  use causes or may harm the legitimate interests of its author.   

If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been violated by other Users, please send us a notice of copyright infringement. To do this, you need to notify us by sending a complaint through the Site's complaint service (the "Complaints" button on the reading page of any Copyright Content). 

Please describe in detail the alleged violations, including the actual and legal grounds for claims for intellectual property rights.

You guarantee that all proprietary rights of intellectual property to the Works or Copyright content that you post on the Site belong to you legally.  You undertake full responsibility for the placement of materials, the distribution of which is prohibited by the EU legislation.

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You have the right to use the fact of placing your Work or Copyright content on the Site for copyright protection.  

Placement of personal Works or Copyright Content on the Site does not in any way limit the rights to publish them on other Internet servers, in printed and any other publications, and transfer or sale of copyright to them, unless otherwise agreed by bilateral agreements between the Site and the User. 

Citing of copyrighted objects placed on the Site is possible only if the Site is indicated as the source and the hyperlink is posted to the Site, the hyperlink must be located at the beginning of the reproduced text.

Links to our Site

You can refer to your profile on our Site and on our Site as a whole, being tht subject to good faith and no risks to our reputation.  

We can, upon request, provide you with a non-exclusive, royalty-free, revocable, worldwide license to use our logo to design the link to our Site.  

We reserve the right to revoke the license without explanation and prior notice.

You should not link to our Site on a site that does not belong to you.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability 

All information on our Site is provided "as is" and "as available".   You agree that you use our Site at your own risk.   We do not provide any kind of guarantees, including, but not limited to, any warranties, expressed or implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.   We do not guarantee that our Website will be always accessible, access will be provided continuously, without errors, will satisfy your requirements, or that any defects on our Site will be corrected.  We do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information provided, and we are not responsible for any losses incurred as a result of trust in such information.

The service does not represent or warrant that the Site or Copyright Content will be available for sale or licensed or that their use will be continuous and not having a malfunction.  

The Service does not guarantee that the Site does not contain viruses and similar undesirable inclusions or destructive functions.  

Your sole and exclusive remedy of legal defense for using this Site personaly is the refusal to use the Site. 

Under no circumstances will the Service and its authority, employees, partners, licensees be liable for incidental, consequential, punishable, indicative or investigative damage (including damages resulting in loss of profits, interruptions in work, loss of business information or other financial loss)  in connection with any claims, losses, damages, claims, motions and other types of prosecution in court that have arisen both regarding to and regardless of this Agreement, including, in particular, the use of the Site, confidence in its operation or its accessibility, unfinished works or any other parts thereof, as well as any rights granted under this Agreement, even if the Site has been warned of the possibility of such damage, regardless of whether the claim was based on a contract, offense (including  negligence), violation of intellectual property rights or other grounds.  

The Service is not responsible for the reputational losses of the Author that occurred with him during the use of the Site.

Rules of the copyright content placement 

These Rules are an integral part of the Agreement, located at:   https://litnet.com/info/terms

It is prohibited to post on the website the information, which:

  • contains threats, discredits, violates rights, insults, defames honor and dignity or business reputation or violates the privacy of other Users or the third parties;  
  • is vulgar or obscene, contains pornographic images and texts or scenes of a sexual nature involving minors;  
  • contains a description of the means and methods of suicide, any incitement to commit it;  
  • contains information that promotes and/or fosters racial, religious, ethnic hatred or enmity, political discord, propagates the ideology of fascism or racial superiority, contains negative statements about a country/people/religion/politics, degrades national dignity,  including on the basis of nationality or political views;  
  • contains extremist materials;  
  • promotes criminal activity or contains advice, instructions or guidelines for the commission of criminal acts;  
  • contains information of limited access, including, but not limited to, state and commercial secrets, information on the privacy of the third parties;

Any work that contains information not intended for users under the age of 18 must be indicated by the author as such by awarding the 18+ access qualifier to the work at the page where the work is launched.  

If the author does not place the full text on the site or expressly declares that the text will not be fully placed, he must assign the status of the "fact-finding fragment" to the text.  

The Site Administration reserves the right to expose the violators of the rules to the sanctions.  The Site Administration has the right to: 

  • Block access to any work posted on the site.  
  • Forcibly to assign a "18+" access qualifier to the work.  
  • Delete the work.  
  • Block the user access to the site. 

 

The paid author's content on the site 

The paid author's content on the site - these are completed and unfinished works that are posted by the authors on the Site.   Prices and content are determined solely by the author, who at any time can change them.   The form of access to content (downloading files or reading from the Site) is also determined by the author and indicated on the content page.

Refunds are made by the Site upon application from the Content Author, so claims for quality and quantity of content must be sent to the Content Author.

Privacy Policy 

This privacy policy is a part of the Agreement. All terms used in the Agreement are applicable to this policy. By using the Site, you hereby consent to the collection and use of your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.  

We are fully aware of the importance of your personal data.  This Privacy Policy describes what personal data we receive and collect when you use the Site.  

We may additionally request your consent to use your personal data for purposes for which this Privacy Policy isn't applied.   You do not have to agree, but if you decide not to give your consent, your participation in certain activities may be limited.  If you give your consent to additional terms, they will prevail if they differ from the terms of this Privacy Policy.  

We take all reasonable precautions to protect your personal data and require the same from the third parties who can process your personal information for us. Access to your personal data is restricted in order to prevent unauthorized access, alteration or misuse, and is only allowed for our employees and contractors.

Purposes of personal data processing

We collect and store only those personal data that are necessary for your comfortable interaction with us, namely for the purposes of:

  • providing services to the Users and the Authors within the framework of the Site functionality;  
  • identification and interaction;  
  • sending notifications or other information materials and requests;  
  • conducting statistical research;  
  • payments processing;  
  • monitoring of operations;  
  • fraud prevention;  
  • individualization of your work with the Site;  
  • acceleration of the work with the Site. 

 

List of information we collect and process

Usually, personal data includes information that allows to identify you.  It includes name, address, alias (nickname), photo, email address and phone number, but it can also include other information such as IP address, reader preferences, hobbies and interests.  

The sources of your personal data are: 

Data that you provide to us on your own.   It can be:

  • e-mail address 
  • user name 
  • phone number 
  • age 
  • date of birth 
  • gender 
  • any other personal data that you voluntarily provide us

Data coming automatically when using the Site. It can be:

  • data about the type of your browser 
  • statistics of the pages you viewed 
  • your IP address 
  • cookies (Cookie)

When you visit the Site, one or more cookies are sent to your computer.  This is a small file that contains sets of symbols and which allows you to identify the browser.  

When you sign up for the Site, additional cookies may be sent to your computer to avoid entering the username and password again the next time you visit.   You can erase them at the end of the session if you are using a public computer and do not want to open your data to subsequent users of the computer.  

We use cookies to improve the quality of our services by saving user settings and tracking trends in actions.   Most browsers are initially configured to accept cookies, but you can completely disallow the use of cookies or configure notifications of their sending.   Pay attention to the fact that without cookies some functions of the site may not work correctly. 

 

 

Your rights regarding personal data

You have the right to:

  • limit or refuse to receive newsletters or messages from us in the future;  
  • fix, update or delete your personal data from our storage;  
  • report unauthorized use of your personal data.

Consent to the processing of personal data 

From the moment you accept the Public Offer you give your full consent to the processing of your personal data, namely:  collection, systematization, accumulation, storage, clarification, use, distribution, depersonalization, blocking, destruction of personal data provided by you in the process of use of the Site, including, but not limited to, last name, first name, patronymic, gender, age, contact phone numbers or e-mail addresses or other means of electronic communication, in cases of acquiring of paid subscriber status - information about your credit or debit payment cards and other means of payment. 

 

Changes to Privacy Policy

Please note that the privacy policy may change from time to time.   All changes to the privacy policy are posted on this page at https://litnet.com/es/info/privacy-policy

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO COLLECTION, USE AND DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA, WHICH IS DESCRIBED ABOVE IN DETAILS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SERVICES OF THE SITE.

Refunds

If after accessing the payment due to a technical problem, access to the book is not activated, the user of the site can send an application to the address: help@litnet.com.
Within 3 working days from the receipt of such application, the site administration must activate such access to the book or make a decision on return of the paid amount to the user.  Payment is refunded within 5 working days from the date of such decision.

Final provisions

The terms of this Agreement shall enter into force upon your acceptance of such terms, they shall be valid for an indefinite period of time.  

If you violate the terms of this Agreement, we are entitled to refuse to fulfill our obligations unilaterally.  

Issues not regulated by the Agreement are determined in accordance with the EU law.

WE APPRECIATE THAT YOU HAVE SPENT YOUR TIME AND READ THESE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT.   YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT, UNDERSTOOD IT, AND HAVE THE POSSIBILITY TO ADVISE WITH THE LAWYER BEFORE GIVING YOUR CONSENT.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THE AGREEMENT, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY LEAVE THE SITE.   IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR SUGGESTIONS - APPLY TO help@litnet.com or the company's mailing address.


IF YOU ACCEPT THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, PLEASE EXAMINE AND ACCEPT THE PUBLISHED PUBLIC OFFER:
 


 PUBLIC OFFER

І. General provisions

1.The current public offer will regulate the virtual contact of users with the Litnet Internet site (hereinafter referred to as the Site) owned by LITNET ES LIMITED, as well as the way to create virtual Personal balances and deposit and withdraw funds from them. 

2. The parties to the public offer are LITNET ES LIMITED with the location at Florinis 7, GREG TOWER, 2nd floor 1065, Nicosia, Cyprus, number HE 381372, on the one hand, and any User - an individual registered on the Site, on the other hand. 

3. The user declares that he is acquainted with the General Terms of Use of the Site and any active action on his part, or the preservation of passive behavior after the Litnet Internet site is included in the browser, is an electronic will that he agrees with these General Terms of Use. 

               

ІІ. Explanation of certain terms

Users declare that they are familiar and agree with the definitions of the following terms:

Internet-site - the complex of Internet pages, with a common title page that is included in your browser when writing the electronic address of Litnet;

The User of the web page or site is an individual registered on the Site in accordance with the terms of this Public Offer, which has reached the age permitted by the EU legislation for acceptance of the conditions of this offer.

 

Age restrictions

Persons under 14 years of age can not be users of an Internet page or Site. The Site is not responsible for the incorrect data due to the age of the users.  

When the User is a minor in accordance with the laws of the country of which he is a citizen, he has the right to use the services of the Site if he has the written consent of the parent/guardian.  Accepting this Public Offer, the User confirms that he has such permission. The Site reserves the right to require a notarized copy of such consent from the user.

Interface – is a combination of graphic objects associated with the program code, through which the User communicates with the Internet site in a way that is accessible to him.  

Information system/System – is any single device or a set of interconnected or similar devices that, for the purpose of executing a specific program, provides automatic data processing. 

Internet-page - is a complex and separate part of the website.  

IP-Address (IP address) - is a unique identification number associated with a computer, Internet page or user's resource, in a way that allows you to localize it on the Internet.

Password - is a code from letters, numbers and signs, which together with the login individualizes the user and which, together with the login, serves to provide access to his user profile.  

Login – is a user-selected unique code from letters, numbers and signs, through which it is individualized in the relationship with the site;  

The copyright content - is an object of copyright in the form of text or images, provided and published by the User on the Site.  

The work of copyright content – is an object of copyright in the form of a text completed in its content, provided and published by the User on the Site.  

Publication or communication to the public – is the provision by the User to any person of the opportunity at any time, from anywhere, via the Internet access to the Author's content posted on the Site.  

The author - is a User of the Site who has posted Author's content for public access.  

Personal balance - is a database that provides information to the user about the accumulated amounts that he can use for various paid services on the Site. 

Virtual awards– are codes that are executed as parts of programs on the Litnet Website that can be used by the User to gain access to the functionality on the pages of the My Awards website (on the User's personal page) and the "Reward" (in the section "Book" of the site  or on the personal pages of other Users), as well as to change the authors' rating on the Site and to change the state of Personal Balance of other Site Users.

 

ІІІ. Content of the Public offer

1. LITNET ES LIMITED provides users with access to the Litnet site (hereinafter referred to as the Site) containing author's content. 

2. Access to the Site is provided free of charge. 

3. Access to some Author's content is closed and is paid.   Access to such Author's content is acquired by payment in favor of the Author, and the Site charges a commission for the provision of the service.  

4. The Site provides the opportunity to obtain paid services that do not affect the availability of the User's access to the free and paid content of the Authors.   Payment for such services is voluntary. 

5. The site accepts the users' money in a form of replenishment of the Personal Balance on the Litnet website designed to pay for services on the Site, change the ratings of the Authors on the Site, as well as pay for other users' Virtual Awards on the site. 

6. All the money contributed to the Personal Balance of Accounts will form balances that can be used throughout the Site.   The User's balance will be used for financial transactions that he wants to commit. If this balance is not sufficient for the transaction, the Site will require the User to select an additional payment method to cover the difference.  

7. The site is not a bank, therefore Personal balances of users are not deposits and no interest is accrued on them.   Personal balances are not insured and are not guaranteed by any of the methods adopted by the national legislation of the EU to guarantee deposits. 

 

ІV. User rights

1. Any User has the right to free access to the resources of the Site, except for cases when this information and/or information resource is distributed according to the contract of paid services. 

 

2. Any User has the right to register under the one Login and Password on the Site. 

3. Any User has the right to access under his login and password to the resources that the Site provides during registration. 

4. Any User has the right to protect the data, information and all resources that he provides to the Site. 

5. Any User has the right to contribute money to his Personal Balance, withdraw money from it on a request following the sample, obliging the Site to make transfers due to his order.   The User does not have the right to sell or otherwise transfer his Personal Balance or any portion thereof to anyone outside the Site.  

The Terms of depositing and withdrawing money from Personal balances, users can find HERE.      

 

V. The rights of the Site

1. The Site has the right to store all information that the authors publish (including text, photographs, links and other information resources) and provide it for free and/or paid use by users of the Site. 

2. The Site has the right to delete the information posted on the signal of the supervisory or judicial authority, as well as in cases where there are serious doubts about the violation of copyright for the content posted by the User of services. 

3. The Site has the right to change the Personal Balance on behalf of the User at the moment when he uses the services of the site. 

 

VІ. Protection of personal information

1. The Site is the administrator of personal data according to the Law on the protection of personal data.   The Site takes necessary measures and is responsible for protecting  information of the User who became known to him due to his registration on the website of the Site, except in cases of force majeure, accidental occurrence or malicious acts on the part of the third parties.  The Site is not responsible for the placement of personal data provided to it by the third parties during performance of their legal duties.

2. The site has the right to collect and use other information of its Users.   Information can contain an e-mail address (e-mail), IP-address from which access is made, etc. The user provides information voluntarily when using resources.

3. By accepting this Public Offer, the User grants LITNET ES LIMITED his consent to the processing of personal data provided by the User when using automated means, including:  surname, first name, patronymic, details of the identity document, permanent address (residence permit) and residence, contact phone for opening of a personal account on the site, on the terms of a public offer contract.

The processing of personal data means actions (operations) involving the collection, systematization, accumulation, storage, clarification (updating, modification), use, depersonalization, blocking, destruction of personal data.

In order to execute a public offer agreement to which the User is a subject of personal data, the User agrees that the Site is entitled for the cross-border transfer of his personal data.

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