1. General Provisions
1.1. https://wisegeek.ru (hereinafter referred to as the Site) invites the Internet user (hereinafter referred to as the User) to use the Site, its services or individual functions on the terms set forth in this User Agreement (hereinafter referred to as the "Agreement", "PS") ... The Agreement enters into force from the moment the User expresses consent to its terms in the manner provided for in clause 1.4 of the Agreement.
1.4. Starting to view or use the Site, its services or individual functions, or after completing the registration procedure, the User is considered to have accepted the terms of the Agreement in full, without any reservations or exceptions. If the User disagrees with any of the provisions of the Agreement, the User is not entitled to view or use the Site, its services or individual functions. If the Site has made any changes to the Agreement in the manner provided for in clause 1.3 of the Agreement with which the User does not agree, he must stop using the Site.
2. User registration. User account
2.1. In order to use some of the services of the Site or some individual functions of the services, the User must complete the registration procedure, as a result of which a unique account will be created for the User.
2.2. To register, the User undertakes to provide accurate and complete information about himself on the issues proposed in the registration form, and to keep this information up to date. If the User provides incorrect information or the Site has reason to believe that the information provided by the User is incomplete or inaccurate, the Site has the right, at its discretion, to block or delete the User’s account and refuse the User to use its services (or their individual functions).
When registering, the User can upload an image for the account (avatar). The account image may accompany the materials published by the User as part of the use of the Site services. If the User’s image is used as an account image, the User understands and agrees that the Site has the right to publish and further use the User’s image for use in the Site’s services, in advertising products, corporate blogs and Site accounts on third-party resources.
The User can at any time set up a name that can accompany the materials published by the User as part of the use of the Site services, including comments, reviews of goods, services or places, etc. (Name in comments and reviews). The User realizes and agrees that the Site has the right to publish and further use the Name specified by the User in comments and reviews in the Site services, in advertising products, corporate blogs and Site accounts on third-party resources. If the user has not configured the Name in comments and reviews, then the Name in comments and reviews will be displayed in the format: Name and Surname specified by the User in the registration form.
The account image and Name in comments and reviews must comply with the requirements of section 4 of this Agreement.
2.3. The Site reserves the right at any time to demand from the User confirmation of the data specified during registration in the User’s account on the Site services and containing information about the User, as well as other information related to the use of the Site services, available to the User after authorization using the login and password User on the services of the Site. For the purposes of verifying the data declared by the User, the Site has the right to request supporting documents, the failure to provide which, at the discretion of the Site, may be equated with the provision of inaccurate information and entail the consequences provided for in clause 2.2 of the Agreement. If the User’s data specified in the documents provided by him do not correspond to the data specified during registration, as well as in the case when the data specified during registration,do not allow to identify the user, the Site has the right to deny the User access to the account and use of the Site services.
2.5. Means to access the User’s account.
2.5.1. When registering, the User independently chooses a login (a unique symbolic name for the User’s account) and a password to access the account. The site has the right to prohibit the use of certain logins, as well as establish requirements for the login and password (length, allowed characters, etc.).
2.5.2. After registering an account, the User has the opportunity to start using an alternative means of authentication to access the account by replacing the set password. Access to such a tool is provided by setting up two-factor authentication in the User’s account management interface.
2.5.3 After the User logs into the account, the account data entered by the User on his device can be automatically saved in the device browser until the User completes work under his account and does not require additional input of the account access means with each use of the Site services. The data of the User’s account automatically saved in the device browser can be used to access the services of the Site, including services, sites, applications and other software products of its affiliates.
2.6. The user is solely responsible for the security (including resistance to guessing) of the means chosen by him to access the account, and also independently ensures their confidentiality. The User is solely responsible for all actions (as well as their consequences) within or using the services of the Site under the User’s account, including cases of the User’s voluntary transfer of data to access the User’s account to third parties on any terms (including under contracts or agreements ). In this case, all actions within or using the services of the Site under the User’s account are considered to have been performed by the User himself, except for cases when the User, in the manner prescribed by clause 2.7.notified the Site about unauthorized access to the Site services using the User’s account and / or about any violation (suspicion of violation) of the confidentiality of their account access means (password or two-factor authentication means).
2.7. The User is obliged to immediately notify the Site about any case of unauthorized (not authorized by the User) access to the Site services using the User’s account and / or about any violation (suspicion of violation) of the confidentiality of his means of access to the account. For security reasons, the User is obliged to independently carry out a safe shutdown under his account (the "Exit" button) at the end of each session of work with the services of the Site. The site is not responsible for possible loss or damage to data, as well as other consequences of any nature that may occur due to violation by the User of the provisions of this part of the Agreement.
2.8. User’s use of his account.
2.8.1. The User does not have the right to reproduce, repeat and copy, sell and resell, as well as use for any commercial purposes any part of the Site services (including content available to the User through the services), or access to them, unless the User has received such permission from the Site, or when it is expressly provided for by the user agreement of any service.
2.9. Termination of registration. The Site has the right to block or delete the User’s account, as well as deny access using any account to certain services of the Site, and remove any content without giving reasons, including if the User violates the terms of the Agreement or the conditions of other documents provided for in cl. 1.3. Of the Agreement, as well as in case of non-use of the corresponding service, in particular:
2.10. Removing the User’s account.
2.10.1. The user has the right at any time to delete his account on all services of the Site or, if there is a corresponding function, to terminate it in relation to some of them.
3. General provisions on use and storage
3.1. The site has the right to establish restrictions on the use of services for all Users, or for certain categories of Users (depending on the location of the User, the language in which the service is provided, etc.)
The Site, in order to protect the User’s equipment and its own equipment, has the right to restrict the reception of any messages and their delivery to the User when such messages contain malicious programs or code, or when the automatic means of filtering and anti-virus protection of the Site have determined the presence of such malicious programs or codes in the specified messages ... The user is notified and agrees that the Site, for the specified purposes, has the right to analyze and research such malicious programs and codes contained in these messages in order to improve the quality of the automatic filtering and anti-virus protection of the Site.
3.2. The site has the right to send informational messages to its users. Using the services of the Site, the User also in accordance with the Federal Law "On Advertising" gives his consent to receive messages of an advertising nature. The user has the right to refuse to receive advertising messages by using the appropriate functionality of the service, within which or in connection with which the user received advertising messages.
The User agrees to the Site to notify other Users of the Service about the public actions of the User, including the placement of new publications by him, about his actions in relation to the Content of other Users, as well as other activities performed by him within the Service.
3.3. In order to improve the quality of services, the Site and / or the persons it attracted to conduct the survey have the right to collect opinions and feedback from Users on various issues by sending an information message when the User visits the service again or communicating using the contact information specified by the User in the account (via phone calls or emails). The collected opinions and reviews can be used to generate statistical data that can be used in the services of the Site. The reviews provided by the User during the survey can also be published by the Site in the services of the Site or in the services of persons affiliated with the Site, both with the indication of the name (login) of the User, and without indication.When leaving feedback, the User undertakes to be guided by the requirements of this Agreement, including the requirements established by clause 5 of this Agreement.
4. User Content
4.1. The User is solely responsible for the compliance of the content posted by the User with the requirements of current legislation, including liability to third parties in cases where the User’s posting of this or that content or the content of the content violates the rights and legitimate interests of third parties, including the personal non-property rights of authors, other intellectual rights of third parties, and / or infringes on their intangible benefits.
4.2. The User acknowledges and agrees that the Site is not obliged to view any kind of content posted and / or distributed by the User through the services of the Site, and also that the Site has the right (but not the obligation), at its sole discretion, to refuse the User to post and / or distribute them content or remove any content that is available through the services of the Site. The user understands and agrees that he must independently assess all the risks associated with the use of content, including an assessment of the reliability, completeness or usefulness of this content.
4.3. The User understands and agrees that the technology of the services may require copying (reproduction) of the User’s content by the Site, as well as processing it by the Site to comply with the technical requirements of a particular service.
4.4. All site content is solely the subjective opinion of the author and does not have the official endorsement of the product manufacturer. All logos, trademarks and other elements belong to their respective owners, the Site is not affiliated in any way with their official owners.
5.1. The user is solely responsible to third parties for his actions related to the use of the Service, including if such actions lead to a violation of the rights and legitimate interests of third parties, as well as for compliance with the law when using the Service.
5.2. When using the services of the Site, the User is not entitled to:
5.2.1. upload, send, transmit or in any other way post and / or distribute content that is illegal, harmful, defamatory, offending morality, demonstrates (or is propaganda) of violence and cruelty, violates intellectual property rights, promotes hatred and / or discrimination against people racial, ethnic, gender, religious, social characteristics, contains insults to any persons or organizations, contains elements (or is propaganda) of pornography, child eroticism, represents advertising (or is propaganda) of sexual services (including under type of other services), explains the procedure for the manufacture, use or other use of narcotic substances or their analogues, explosives or other weapons;
5.2.2. violate the rights of third parties, including minors and / or harm them in any form;
5.2.3. impersonate another person or representative of an organization and / or community without sufficient rights, including for Site employees, for forum moderators, for the site owner, as well as use any other forms and methods of illegal representation of others on the network, as well as mislead users or the Site about the properties and characteristics of any subjects or objects;
5.2.4. upload, send, transmit or in any other way post and / or distribute content, in the absence of rights to such actions under the law or any contractual relationship;
5.2.5. upload, send, transmit or in any other way post and / or distribute not specifically permitted advertising information, spam (including search), lists of other people’s email addresses, pyramid schemes, multilevel (network) marketing (MLM), systems of internet earnings and e-mail-businesses, "letters of happiness", as well as use the services of the Site to participate in these events, or use the services of the Site, solely to redirect users to pages of other domains;
5.2.6. upload, send, transmit or in any other way post and / or distribute any materials containing viruses or other computer codes, files or programs designed to disrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer or telecommunications equipment or programs, for unauthorized access , as well as serial numbers for commercial software products and programs for their generation, logins, passwords and other means for obtaining unauthorized access to paid resources on the Internet, as well as posting links to the above information;
5.2.7. collect and store personal data of other persons unauthorized;
5.2.8. disrupt the normal operation of the websites and services of the Site;
5.2.9. to facilitate actions aimed at violating the restrictions and prohibitions imposed by the Agreement;
5.2.10. otherwise violate the norms of the law, including the norms of international law.
6. Exclusive rights to the content of services and content
6.1. All objects available through the services of the Site, including design elements, text, graphics, illustrations, video, computer programs, databases, music, sounds and other objects (hereinafter referred to as the content of services), as well as any content posted on the services of the Site, are objects of the exclusive rights of the Site, Users and other rightholders.
The use by the User of elements of the content of the services, as well as any content for personal non-commercial use, is allowed provided that all protection marks of copyright, related rights, trademarks, other notices of authorship are preserved, the name (or pseudonym) of the author / name of the copyright holder is preserved unchanged, keeping the corresponding object unchanged. The exceptions are cases directly provided for by the legislation of the Russian Federation or user agreements of a particular service of the Site.
7. Sites and content of third parties
7.1. The services of the Site may contain links to other sites on the Internet (sites of third parties). These third parties and their content are not checked by the Site for compliance with certain requirements (reliability, completeness, legality, etc.). The site is not responsible for any information, materials posted on third-party sites to which the User gains access using the services, including for any opinions or statements expressed on third-party sites, advertising, etc., as well as for the availability of such sites or content and the consequences of their use by the User.
7.2. A link (in any form) to any site, product, service, any information of a commercial or non-commercial nature posted on the Site is not an endorsement or recommendation of these products (services, activities) by the Site, unless it is directly indicated on the resources of the Site.
8. Advertising on the services of the Site
8.1. The site is responsible for the advertisements posted by it on the services of the Site, within the limits established by the legislation of the Russian Federation.
9. No guarantees, limitation of liability
9.1. The user uses the services of the Site at his own risk. The Services are provided "as is". The site does not assume any responsibility, including for the compliance of services with the goals of the User;
9.2. The site does not guarantee that: the services meet / will meet the User’s requirements; services will be provided continuously, quickly, reliably and without errors; the results that can be obtained using the services will be accurate and reliable and can be used for any purpose or in any capacity (for example, to establish and / or confirm any facts); the quality of any product, service, information, etc., obtained using the services will meet the User’s expectations;
9.3. Any information and / or materials (including downloadable software, letters, any instructions and guides to action, etc.) that the User gains access to using the services of the Site, the User can use at his own risk and is solely responsible for the possible consequences of using the specified information and / or materials, including for damage that this may cause to the User’s computer or third parties, for data loss or any other harm;
9.4. The Site is not responsible for any types of losses incurred as a result of the User’s use of the Site’s services or individual parts / functions of the services;
9.5. Under any circumstances, the responsibility of the Site in accordance with article 15 of the Civil Code of Russia is limited to 1000 (one thousand) rubles of the Russian Federation and is assigned to it if there is fault in its actions.
10. Other provisions
10.1. This Agreement constitutes an agreement between the User and the Site regarding the procedure for using the services and replaces all previous agreements between the User and the Site.
10.2. This Agreement is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation. Issues not regulated by this Agreement are subject to resolution in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation. All possible disputes arising from the relations regulated by this Agreement are resolved in the manner prescribed by the current legislation of the Russian Federation, in accordance with the norms of Russian law. Throughout the text of this Agreement, unless explicitly stated otherwise, the term "legislation" means both the legislation of the Russian Federation and the legislation of the User’s place of residence.
10.3. With regard to the services provided under this Agreement free of charge, the rules on consumer protection provided for by the legislation of the Russian Federation cannot be applied to the relationship between the User and the Site.
10.4. If the services of the Site provide for the possibility of a paid subscription, then the payment for the subscription is made by the User in advance. In order to subscribe and further the possibility of paying for the subscription, the User binds his bank card in his account (hereinafter referred to as the Linked Card). For the purposes of this Agreement, any bank card linked to the User’s account (including linked when subscribing to the services of the Site either before subscribing or after subscribing) is considered a Linked Card. The Site has the right to write off the amount that is the cost of a subscription to the services of the Site from any of the Linked cards.When specifying the data of the Linked Card and further use of the Linked Card, the User confirms and guarantees that he / she has provided accurate and complete information about a valid bank card issued in his name; compliance with the rules of international payment systems and the requirements of the issuing bank that issued the Linked Card, including with regard to the procedure for conducting non-cash payments.
10.5. Nothing in the Agreement can be understood as the establishment between the User and the Site of agency relations, partnership relations, joint activity relations, personal employment relations, or any other relations not expressly provided for by the Agreement.
10.6. If, for one reason or another, one or more of the provisions of this Agreement are declared invalid or unenforceable, this does not affect the validity or applicability of the remaining provisions of the Agreement.
10.7. Inaction on the part of the Site in the event of a violation by the User or other users of the provisions of the Agreements does not deprive the Site of the right to take appropriate actions in defense of its interests later, and does not mean the Site waiver of its rights in the event of subsequent similar or similar violations.
10.8. This Agreement has been drawn up in Russian. In the event of a discrepancy between the Russian-language version of the Agreement and the version of the Agreement in another language (if any), the provisions of the Russian-language version of this Agreement shall apply.
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