Terms of Use

  1. PREAMBLE
    No relationship, whether agency, partnership, joint venture,employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee, is intended orcreated by these Terms of Use. Each party are independent partiesas to each other. No party has the right to bind the other to anyagreement between third parties or represent the other in anylegal matter.

    Furthermore, no association, legal person or other legal entityis intended or established by these Terms of Use. Nothing inthese Terms of Use shall be deemed to confer any third-partyrights or benefits.

  2. YOUR ACCEPTANCE
    THESE TERMS OF USE, THE PRIVACY NOTICE, FOUND HERE ANDINCORPORATED INTO THE PRESENT TERMS OF USE BY REFERENCE AS IFFULLY SET FORTH HEREIN, THE COMMUNITY GUIDELINES, FOUND HERE ANDINCORPORATED INTO THE PRESENT TERMS OF USE BY REFERENCE AS IFFULLY SET FORTH HEREIN AND THE PROHIBITED AND RESTRICTED ITEMSPOLICY, FOUND HERE AND INCORPORATED INTO THE PRESENT TERMS OF USEBY REFERENCE AS IF FULLY SET FORTH HEREIN, TOGETHER CONSTITUTE AUSER AGREEMENT, AND SHALL GOVERN THE USE BY YOU OF THE @QUIDWEBSITE ("THE WEBSITE" OR "ATQUID.COM"), AND OR THE "SERVICES"),AND SHALL CONSTITUTE AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND @QUID OFGENEVA; SWITZERLAND (@QUID).

    BY VISITING AND/OR USING THE WEBSITE, OR USING ANY TOOL ORSERVICE PROVIDED BY THE WEBSITE, YOU CONTRACT THE PRESENT USERAGREEMENT WITH @QUID, AND ANY MODIFIED VERSIONS THEREOF ASPUBLISHED ON THE WEBSITE AND SIGNIFY YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF ANDAGREEMENT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS THEREOF, INCLUDING THOSE,INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE.

    IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE, THE PRIVACY NOTICE,THE COMMUNITY GUIDELINES OR THE RESTRICTED AND PROHIBITED ITEMSPOLICY, YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO USE THE WEBSITE OR ANY TOOL ORSERVICE PROVIDED BY THE WEBSITE.

  3. ELIGIBILITY AND ABILITY TO ACCEPT TERMS OF USE
    You affirm that You are either more than 18 years of age, or anemancipated minor, or possess legal parental or guardian consentand are directly supervised by the same during all use of thewebsite, and are fully able and competent to enter into theterms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations,and warranties set forth in these Terms of Use, and to abide byand comply with these Terms of Use. In any case, You affirm thatYou are over the age of 13, as the @Quid Website is not intendedfor minors under 13. If You are under 13 years of age, then Youare not allowed to use the @Quid Website. There are lots of othergreat sites for You. Talk to Your parents about what sites areappropriate for You.

  4. UPDATES AND REVISIONS
    @Quid may, in its sole discretion, update or revise these Termsof Use, the Privacy Notice, the Community Guidelines and/or theProhibited and Restricted Items Policy at any time. Any suchchanges take effect immediately when @Quid posts the updated orrevised version to the corresponding link indicated in the footeron the Website, and any such update or revision therebyautomatically is incorporated into the agreement between You and@Quid, and You agree to be bound by such updates orrevisions.

    Although we may attempt to notify registered users (hereafter"Members": see section "6. MEMBER ACCOUNTS" below) when majorupdates or revisions are made to these Terms of Use, the PrivacyNotice, the Community Guidelines and/or the Prohibited andRestricted Items Policy, You should periodically review the mostup-to-date versions of these (found at Terms of Use, PrivacyNotice, Community Guidelines and Prohibited and Restricted ItemsPolicy respectively).

  5. LINKING DISCLAIMER
    The @Quid Website may include links to sites on the Internet thatare owned or operated by third parties. @Quid has no controlover, and assumes no responsibility or direct or indirectliability for, the content, privacy policies or practices of anythird party site. In addition, @Quid will not and cannot censoror edit the content of any third-party site. If you choose to usesuch links to access such sites, You expressly relieve @Quid fromany and all liability arising from Your use of any third-partysite, and you agree to review and accept these sites' rules ofuse before using the sites and you agree to hold @Quid harmlessfrom any injury or loss from your use of such sites.. You accessany third-party site at your own risk. @Quid does not assume anyresponsibility for material created or published by suchthird-party sites. By providing a link to a third party site@Quid does not imply that we endorse the site or the products orservices referenced in such third party site.

    You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right tocreate a hyperlink to the @Quid Website, so long as the link doesnot portray @Quid, its affiliates, or their products and Servicesin a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensivemanner. You may not use any @Quid logo or other proprietarygraphic or trademark as part of the link without express writtenpermission.


  6. MEMBER ACCOUNTS
    In order to access some features of the @Quid Website, You willneed to register for a Member Account. Registration for a MemberAccount is free of charge. Before submitting Your request for aMember Account, You must read and accept all of the terms in, andlinked to, these Terms of Use. We strongly recommend that, as Youread these Terms of Use, You also access and read the linkedinformation (the Privacy Policy, the Community Guidelines and theProhibited and Restricted Items Policy).

    By accepting these Terms of Use, You also agree that Your use ofsome @Quid-branded Website or Websites we operate now or in thefuture may be governed by separate Terms of Use and PrivacyPolicies. The Terms of Use that apply on any of our domains andsub-domains are always the Terms of Use that appears in thefooter of that Website.

    You may never use another person's account without authorization.Your account is non-transferable. All user accounts arenon-transferable. When creating Your Member Account, You mustprovide accurate and complete information. You are solelyresponsible for the activity that occurs on Your Member Account,and You must keep Your Member Account password secure and aresolely responsible for all losses and injuries derived from yournegligent handling of your account security or the acts of anythird party regarding the security of your account that areotherwise outside of our reasonable control. You must notify@Quid immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized useof Your Member Account.

    Although @Quid will not be liable for Your losses caused by anyunauthorized use of Your Member Account, You may be liable forthe losses of @Quid or others due to such unauthorized use,including any damages, losses, fees, costs and reasonableattorney's fees.

  7. SERVICES OFFERED ON THE @Quid WEBSITE
    The @Quid Website offers Internet based Services, including, butnot limited to, Appraisals, Q.u.n.o.l. (Quid Network OnlineLegacy), Showcase, News, How-To Guides, Ask - Answer, Archive,Community, Blogs, Forum and inter Member Communications. Theserepresent:

    A. For theGeneral Public, a passive platform to:
    1. request and receive onlineappraisal solely of their Antiques, Vintage Items and/orCollectables
    2. offer Antiques, Vintage Items and/or Collectables forsale

    B. For Collectors, Enthusiasts andAntiques-Vintage-Items-Collectables Professionals (hereafter"Aficionados") a passive platform for:

    1. communicating and networking between Aficionados
    2. consolidating, organizing and preserving the legacy ofknowledge about Antiques, Vintage Items and Collectablesdispersed among Aficionados
    3. research about Antiques, Vintage Items and Collectables
    4. exhibiting and sharing images and videos of Antiques, VintageItems and Collectables
    5. broadcasting and receiving News related to Antiques, VintageItems and Collectables
    6. publishing and consulting how-to guides concerning Antiques,Vintage Items and Collectables
    7. asking and answering questions about Antiques, Vintage Itemsand Collectables
    8. buying, selling and or exchanging Antiques, Vintage Items andCollectables
    9. hosting videos and images of Antiques, Vintage Items andCollectables for display on 3rd party forums
    10. promoting their Aficionado enterprise

    The Services are free of charge. @Quid reserve the right tocharge for the Services and to change our fees from time to time,at our sole discretion. @Quid may from time to time launch otherServices which may be subject to a separate charge and terms.@Quid may discontinue any or all services at anytime with noprior notice.

  8. SUBMISSIONS OF MEMBER CONTENT
    The Services incorporated into the Website allow Members toupload, download, host, share and/or publish content including,but not limited to, images, photographs, graphics, sounds, music,videos, texts, feedback, data, messages, questions, answers,comments, testimonials, suggestions, hints, ideas, offers,requests or the like or any other materials related to Antiques,Vintage Items and Collectables, all of which are collectivelyreferred to as "Member Submissions".

    You agree that whether or not such Member Submissions arepublished as "public", @Quid does not guarantee anyconfidentiality with respect to any Member Submissions. You aresolely responsible for any losses, damages or causes of actionthat are filed or threatened by any third party due to thecontent of such Member Submissions and you agree to hold @Quidharmless and indemnify @Quid from our publication of such MemberSubmissions.

    @Quid does not endorse any Member Submission or any opinion,conclusion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and@Quid expressly disclaims any and all liability in connectionwith, arising out of or relating to Member Submissions. You shallbe solely responsible for any submissions of Member Content thatyou make, and for the consequences of posting or publishing suchsubmissions as indicated herein.

    Privacy laws may protect individuals with respect to their beingphotographed or videotaped. You agree to respect the privacy ofothers by asking for and obtaining their consent to bephotographed or videotaped, obtaining a written model release,and to submitting such photos or videos to the Website only withsaid written permission which must be presented to @Quid upon ouremail request for the same.

    If your Member Content contains a link to content of a thirdparty, you shall be responsible for acquiring consent forcreating such link prior to making the Member Content availableif the consent is required by applicable legislation or terms ofuse of the linked sites. Said consent must be in writing andpresented to @Quid upon our email request for the same.

    You agree that Your own, or any other, Member Submission,including, but not limited to, any Appraisal, Qunol, Showcase,News, How-To Guides, Ask - Answer, Archive, Community, Blog,Forum, inter Member communications, Comments, ratings BulletinBoard, Shoutouts, message boards or chat rooms and other suchmedium, as well as all content therein, is published in a publicforum and subject to many kinds of different users of differentage and level of experience, and that @Quid does not assumeresponsibility for monitoring of the material posted andpublished. Your use of any such public forums is at your ownrisk, and you are solely responsible for all and any actions youtake as well as for all and any actions that you take based oninformation gained on such public forum. We do not promise thatwe will edit or censor comments made by third parties on theforum. We reserve the right to remove any forum posting withoutcomment but have no responsibility to edit or censor the forum inany regard.

    By the act of submitting Member Content to the Website, Youaffirm, represent and warrant that:

    1. Your submission does not disobey, violate or break anyapplicable local, national, or international laws or regulations,or encourage to any illegal activity, criminal offence or civilliability, and is not defamatory, offensive, abusive, libelous,threatening, pornographic, indecent, harassing, racially orethnically offensive or otherwise unfit for publication, and isnot contrary to these Terms of Use, the Privacy Notice, theCommunity Guidelines or the Prohibited and Restricted ItemsPolicy; nor may your submission violate any privacy law, right ofpublicity, contain intolerant content, or violate the laws ofGermany, Romania or any other nation that restricts the postingof certain Nazi or Third Reich related material that isspecifically forbidden by the laws of those nations;

    2. Your Member Submission does not infringe or misappropriateany patent, copyright, trademark, trade dress, trade secret orany other proprietary intellectual property rights of others, andthat You own, or have acquired any consents, permissions, rightsor licenses needed to use, and to authorize @Quid to include onthe Website and use in the manner intended by the Website andthese Terms of Use, all patent, trademark, trade secret,Copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all ofYour Member Content submissions;

    3. Your Member Submission does not contain a virus, Trojanhorse, "sniffer" routines, backdoors, "robots", "spiders", worms,time bombs, bots, or any other harmful software code, file,program or programming routine, or other contaminating ordestructive features;

    4. You have not submitted any advertisements or solicitations ofbusiness, other than in the specific area of the Websiteexpressly foreseen for that purpose, and clearly indicated forthat use (the Pro Quo Bulletin Board);

    5. You have not submitted any unauthorized or unsolicited bulke-mail solicitations, chain letters, advertisements, marketing orpromotional materials, "junk mail", "spam", pyramid schemes orany other solicitations or communications, including withoutlimitation spamming us, or use or collect other Members' e-mailaddresses, or other Members' information or postings, or use thesite or service to perform any data collection, extraction ormining or gain or attempt to gain unauthorized access to anyMember's computer system.

    In addition to and without excluding any other terms of theseTerms of Use, @Quid further requires you to use good judgment andexercise discretion in choosing appropriate subjects and subjectmatter for any Member Content you submit to the Website.

    Any Member Content which does not comply with any of the terms ofthese Terms of Use is strictly prohibited. @Quid, at our solediscretion, reserves the right to remove Content and MemberSubmissions without prior notice.

  9. OWNERSHIP RIGHTS AND LICENSE
    By the act of submitting Member Content to the Website, Youretain all of Your ownership rights to Your Member Submission,and You grant @Quid perpetual and irrevocable, worldwide,royalty-free, non-exclusive, assignable, sublicensable andtransferable (through multiple tiers) license - in connectionwith the @Quid Website (and derivative works thereof), and@Quid's (or its successors' and affiliates') business, including,but not limited to, promotional and any other business purposes,including without limitation for promoting and redistributingpart or all of the Website in any media formats or through anymedia channels known now or in the future - to:

    1. Exercise the Copyright, publicity, and database rights (database rights belong solely to @Quid ) to Your Member Submission,and

    2. Use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of andhave derivative works prepared, reproduce and have reproduced,modify and have modified, publicly perform and display YourMember Submission.

    This foregoing license shall remain in force as long as YourMember Content is available at the Website, in perpetuity,

    When other users of the Website access or download Your MemberContent, You also grant to such users a perpetual, worldwide,royalty-free and non-exclusive license to use, reproduce and havereproduced, modify and have modified, distribute, publiclyperform and display such Member Content and distribute reproducedand modified copies of such Member Content for their personal andnon-commercial use. @Quid is not responsible for enforcing yourrights to your Member Content regarding our other users or thirdparties.

  10. STATEMENT OF ASSUMPTIONS; LIMITING CONDITIONS
    IN NO EVENT SHALL @Quid BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT,INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR ANY USE OFANY SERVICES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY LOST PROFITS,BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR OTHERWISE.

    Further:

    1. The Services, including, but not limited to, any Appraisal,Qunol, Showcase, News, How-To Guides, Ask - Answer, Archive,Community, Blogs, Forum and inter Member Communications, and allresults contained therein, appear on or off the Website passivelyand "as is", "where is" and without any warranty of any kind,either express or implied, including, but not limited to, impliedwarranties of authenticity, value, merchantability or fitness forany particular purpose.

    2. Any Appraisal is posted on the Website exclusively for theMember who requested that Appraisal, for their sole and exclusiveconsideration. It is not valid for any use by, or reliance on, byYou, the Member who requested that Appraisal or any thirdparty.

    3. @Quid shall not be responsible for any detrimental relianceby You, the Member who requested that Appraisal or any thirdparty on any Appraisal and the results contained therein.

    4. Neither the Appraisal nor any information contained thereinis designed for or should be used as a basis for establishing orevidencing the value of any Antiques, Vintage Items orCollectables as collateral for buyers or lenders, as a businessasset for any public or shareholder disclosure or private orpublic request for which a third-party may rely on theAppraisal.

    5. @Quid does not warrant or guarantee any appraised valueprovided in any Appraisal. Valuations of Antiques, Vintage Itemsand Collectables are, by nature, personal and subjective, andmany circumstances, which are beyond any control or knowledge,impact such valuations.

    6. In addition, any information contained in an Appraisal,including, but not limited to, the appraised value may be basedon information and data gathered from third-party sources. @Quiddoes not warrant the accuracy of any such information. Valuationsmay vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction and upon the shiftingvalues of the US dollar, the Euro and other currencies inrelation to each other.

    7. The appraised value provided in any Appraisal may notnecessarily reflect the actual value of the Antiques, VintageItems and Collectables that are the subject of the Appraisal, anddo not constitute any transaction price or offer to purchase theAntiques, Vintage Items and Collectables specified in theReport.

    8. @Quid makes no representations or warranties that anyappraised value will reflect the actual value, or any transactionprice or offer to purchase the Antiques, Vintage Items orCollectables that are the subject of any Appraisal. The appraisedvalue reflects solely the Member or Members who make theAppraisal's estimate of the market value.

    9. The Member or Members who make any Appraisal is, respectivelyare, not responsible for, and cannot predict, changes in themarket or other circumstances that may effect or modify the valueof any Antiques, Vintage Items or Collectables. @Quid makes norepresentations or warranties whatsoever about the accuracy ofany Appraisal, and shall not be liable for any inaccuracies orerrors contained or reflected in any Appraisal or its appraisalmethod. No Appraisal constitutes an offer or contract.

    10. @Quid can not be held liable if the appraised object fails toachieve the valuated price in a public or private sale, or if anindependent expert concludes to a different value and you agreeto hold @Quid harmless regarding the same.


  11. GENERAL USE OF THE WEBSITE - PERMISSIONS ANDRESTRICTIONS
    @Quid hereby grants You permission to access the Website and usethe Services as set forth in these Terms of Use.

    1. This permission is granted provided that, while using theWebsite, You will not:
      1. post content or items of an inappropriate or prohibitednature, as solely determined by @Quid or in an inappropriate areaon the Website, or engage in any communication that is disruptivein nautre;
      2. violate any laws, third party rights, or our policies suchas, but not limited to, the Prohibited and Restricted ItemsPolicy;
      3. use the Website if You are not empowered to engage in legallybinding contracts, are under the age of 18, or are temporarily orindefinitely suspended from the Website;
      4. post false, inaccurate, misleading, defamatory, or libelouscontent (including personal information about any other personsor entities);
      5. transfer Your @Quid account and Member ID to another partywithout our consent;
      6. distribute or post spam, chain letters, or pyramidschemes;
      7. distribute viruses or any other technologies that may harm@Quid, or the interests or property of Website Members;
      8. copy, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from,distribute or publicly display any content (except for Your ownSubmissions) from the Website or @Quid's Copyrights andtrademarks, without the prior written permission of @Quid and anyappropriate third party, as applicable;
      9. collect or otherwise harvest any personally identifiableinformation about Members, including account names, emailaddresses or any other information, in their Profile orSubmissions, without their consent;
      10. use the communication systems provided by the Website(including, but not limited to, Appraisals, Q.u.n.o.l., Showcase,News, How-To Guides, Ask - Answer, comments, email, Blogs,Bulletins and Shoutouts) for any commercial solicitationpurposes;
      11. solicit, for commercial purposes, any Website Member orMembers with respect to their Submission or Submissions;
      12. distribute in any medium any part of the Website, includingbut not limited to Member Submissions, without @Quid's priorwritten authorization;
      13. alter or modify any part of the Website, including but notlimited to @Quid's Embeddable Player or any of its relatedtechnologies (notwithstanding the foregoing, @Quid grants eachMember permission to customize the color scheme, character setand/or background of their own personal Profile page on theWebsite; this, within the limit of the specific functionalitiesforeseen in the Website to this end. @Quid reserves the right torevoke these exceptions either generally or in specificcases);
      14. use or launch any automated system, including withoutlimitation, "robots," "spiders," "scrapers", other automatedmeans or "offline readers," that accesses the Website in a mannerthat sends more request messages to the @Quid servers in a givenperiod of time than a human can reasonably produce in the sameperiod by using a conventional on-line web browser(notwithstanding the foregoing, @Quid grants the operators ofpublic search engines permission to use spiders to copy materialsfrom the site for the sole purpose of and solely to the extentnecessary for creating publicly available searchable indices ofthe materials, but not caches or archives of such materials.@Quid reserves the right to revoke these exceptions eithergenerally or in specific cases);
      15. bypass any robot exclusion headers or other measures we mayuse to prevent or restrict access to the Sites;
      16. take any action that imposes or may impose (in our solediscretion) an unreasonable or disproportionately large load onour infrastructure;
      17. interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working ofthe Website or any activities conducted on the Website;
      18. collect or harvest any personally identifiable information,including account names, from the Website;
      19. access the Content Submitted by any Member or any WebsiteContent whatsoever through any technology or means other than thepages of the Website itself, the @Quid Embeddable Player, orother explicitly authorized means @Quid may designate;
      20. use the Website, including the @Quid Embeddable Player forany commercial use, without the prior written authorization of@Quid. Prohibited commercial uses include any of the followingactions taken without @Quid's express approval:
        a) sale of access to the Website or its related services (such asthe Embeddable Player) on another website;
        b) use of the Website or its related services (such as theEmbeddable Player), for the primary purpose of gainingadvertising or subscription revenue;
        c) sale of advertising, on the @Quid website or any third-partywebsite, targeted to the content of specific Member Submissionsor @Quid Content;
        d) use, in any way, the Website or its related services (such asthe Embeddable player) that @Quid determines, in its solediscretion, to use @Quid's resources or Member Submissions withthe effect of competing with or displacing the market for @Quid,@Quid content, or its Members' Submissions.

    2. Permitted commercial uses include:
      1. submitting relevant original video, audio, image and/ortextual content that add value to the @Quid Website and alsoserve to promote Your business or collector enterprise
      2. maintaining an original Channel on @Quid that adds value tothe @Quid Website and also serves to promote Your business orcollector enterprise
      3. using the Embeddable Player to show @Quid videos on anad-enabled blog or website, provided the primary purpose of usingthe Embeddable Player is not to gain advertising revenue orcompete with @Quid
      4. any specific use that @Quid expressly authorizes inwriting;

    3. If You use the @Quid Embeddable Player on a site, You mustinclude a prominent link back to the @Quid Website on the pagesof the site containing the Embeddable Player, and You may notmodify, build upon, or block any portion of the Embeddable Playerin any way;

    4. You affirm, represent and warrant that in Your use of theWebsite, You will comply with:
      1. all applicable local, national, and international laws andregulations
      2. the terms and conditions of these Terms of Use, as well asthose available by hyperlink and integrated herewith byreference. If You do not affirm, represent and warrant to any ofthese, you may not use the Website;

    5. @Quid reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of theWebsite at any time. You will not hold @Quid liable for any lossof information resulting from the discontinuation of part or allof the Website. Solely You are responsible to maintain a backupcopy, outside of the Website, of your Member Submission forfuture or any other use.

  12. YOUR USE OF CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE
    In addition to the general restrictions above, the followingrestrictions and conditions apply specifically to Your use ofcontent on the Website.

    1. The content on the Website, except all Member Submissions,including without limitation, the text, software, scripts,graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features andthe like and the trademarks, service marks and logos containedtherein, are owned by or licensed to @Quid, subject to Copyrightand other intellectual property rights under the law. Content onthe Website is provided to You "as is" and "where is" for Yourinformation and personal use only and may not be downloaded,copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast,displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any otherpurposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of therespective owners. @Quid reserves all rights not expresslygranted in and to the Website and the Content.

    2. Member Submissions are made available to You "as is" and"where is", and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed,transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, downloaded, orotherwise exploited in any manner not intended by the normalfunctionality of the Services or otherwise as prohibited underthese Terms of Use.

    3. In no case shall @Quid be liable for any perceived or realloss resulting from the infringement of all or part of the UserAgreement by one or more Members or any third party orentity.

    4. You may access Member Submissions solely:
      1. for Your information and personal consideration
      2. as intended through the normal functionality of the @QuidService
      3. for Streaming (That is, for contemporaneous digitaltransmission of audiovisual content via the Internet from the@Quid Service to a Member's device in such a manner that the datais intended for real-time viewing and not intended to be copied,stored, permanently downloaded, or redistributed by the Member).Accessing Member Videos for any purpose or in any manner otherthan Streaming is expressly prohibited.

    5. Member Comments are made available for Your information andpersonal use solely as intended through the normal functionalityof the Website. Member Comments are made available "as is" and"where is", and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed,transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, downloaded, orotherwise exploited in any manner not intended by the normalfunctionality of the Website or otherwise as prohibited underthese Terms of Use.

    6. You may access The Website Content, Member Submissions andother content only as permitted under these Terms of Use, and@Quid reserves all rights not expressly granted.

    7. You affirm, represent and warrant to not engage in the use,copying, or distribution of any of the Content other thanexpressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, ordistribution of Member Submissions of third parties obtainedthrough the Website for any commercial purposes.

    8. You affirm, represent and warrant not to circumvent, disableor otherwise interfere with security-related features of the@Quid Website or features that prevent or restrict use or copyingof any Content or enforce limitations on use of the @Quid Websiteor the Content therein.

    9. You understand that when using the @Quid Website, You will beexposed to Member Submissions from a variety of sources, and that@Quid is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, content,safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to suchMember Submissions. You further understand and acknowledge thatYou may be exposed to Member Submissions that are inaccurate,offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and You affirm, representand warrant to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitablerights or remedies You have or may have against @Quid withrespect thereto, and affirm, represent and warrant to indemnifyand hold @Quid, its Owners/Operators, affiliates, and/orlicensors, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by lawregarding all matters related to Your use of the site.

  13. YOUR MEMBER SUBMISSIONS AND CONDUCT
    As a @Quid Member You may submit antiques-, vintage items- andcollectables-related video, audio, photographic and textualcontent that is free of any and all third-party Copyrights, allof which are collectively referred to as "Member Submissions".You recognize and accept that whether or not such MemberSubmissions are published as "public", @Quid does not guaranteeany confidentiality with respect to any Member Submissions.

    You shall be solely responsible for Your own Member Submissionsand the consequences of posting or publishing them. In connectionwith Member Submissions, You affirm, represent, and warrant that:You own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, andpermissions to use and authorize @Quid to use all patent,trademark, trade secret, trade dress, Copyright or otherproprietary rights in and to any and all Member Submissions toenable inclusion and use of the Member Submissions in the mannerintended by the Website and these Terms of Use.

    @Quid assumes no responsibility for monitoring the Website forinappropriate Member Content or conduct. If at any time @Quidchooses, at our sole discretion, to monitor the Website, wenonetheless assume no responsibility for the Member Content, noobligation to modify or remove any inappropriate Member Content,and no responsibility for the conduct of the Member submittingany such Member Content. You agree to stipulate to the courts'finding in the United States case of Zeran v. AOL and be bound byit regardless of the jurisdiction that you reside in. You mayreview that case here:http://legal.web.aol.com/decisions/dldefam/zeranopi.html.

    All users of the Website are asked to report, by writtennotification, any other Member's Content which is inappropriate,unlawful, defamatory, offensive, abusive or otherwise unfit forpublication. Please write to us at User Service; @Quid; 13 routedes Jurets; 1244 Choulex / Geneva - Switzerland, stating yourfull name and address, details of the location of the MemberContent in question and a detailed explanation why it isinappropriate, offensive or unlawful.

    By the act of submitting content (Your Member Submission) to@Quid:

    1. You retain all of Your ownership rights to Your MemberSubmission as restricted by the terms and conditions herein

    2. You also thereby grant @Quid anon-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free,sublicensable and transferable (through multiple tiers) licenseto:
      1. use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of,display and perform the Member Submission, in connection with the@Quid Website and @Quid's (and its successors' and affiliates')business, including without limitation for promoting andredistributing part or all of the @Quid Website (and derivativeworks thereof) in any media formats and through any mediachannels.
      2. exercise the Copyright, publicity, and database rights Youhave in the Member Submission's content in any media known now orin the future.

    3. You also thereby grant to each @Quid Member, as well asVisitor to the Website, a non-exclusive license to access YourMember Submissions through the Website, and to use, reproduce,distribute, display and perform such Member Submissions aspermitted through the functionality of the Website and underthese Terms of Use. The above licenses granted by You areperpetual and irrevocable and royalty free in nature

    4. In connection with Member Submissions, You further affirm,represent and warrant that You will not submit material that isCopyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject tothird party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicityrights, unless You are the owner of such rights or have writtenpermission from their rightful owner to post the material and togrant @Quid all of the license rights granted herein and willpresent copies of such written permission upon our email requestfor the same.

    5. You further affirm, represent and warrant that You will not,in connection with Member Submissions, submit material that iscontrary to applicable local, national, and international lawsand regulations, nor contrary to the @Quid Community Guidelines,found here, which may be updated from time to time.

    6. @Quid does not endorse any Member Submission or any opinion,conclusion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and@Quid expressly disclaims any and all liability in connectionwith Member Submissions.

    7. @Quid, at our sole discretion, reserves the right to removeor edit Content and Member Submissions without prior notice.

  14. ACCOUNT TERMINATION POLICY
    1. @Quid will terminate a Member's access to its Website if,under appropriate circumstances, said Member is determined at@Quid's sole discretion, to be a recidivist infringer of theTerms of Use, or of any @Quid Notice, Guidelines or Policies orif we determine, in our sole discretion, for such an action to bereasonable.

    2. @Quid reserves the right to decide whether Content or aMember Submission is appropriate and complies with these Terms ofUse for violations other than Copyright infringement, such as,but not limited to, pornography, obscene or defamatory material,off topic Content or excessive length. @Quid may remove suchMember Submissions and/or terminate a Member's access foruploading such material in violation of these Terms of Use at anytime, without prior notice and at its sole discretion.

      PRIVACY POLICY: Personal information shall be consideredas being your name, gender, address, e-mail address, country ofresidence, and phone number and any other personally identifiableinformation or data ("Personal Data i) submitted by you on orthrough the Website and ii) collected in the course of providingthe service is processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice.You acknowledge that the Privacy Policy Notice explains how wetrack your usage of the service and process your personal datathereto including without limitation the purposes for whichpersonal data is used, the categories of processed personal data,the disclosures of such personal data and the transfers of suchpersonal data, which may take place also to countries outsideEU/EEA in the course of the provision of the Services. Youaffirm, represent and warrant and consent to such processing byaccepting these terms of Use. For further information pleasereview the Privacy Notice. If located in California, USA, youwaive any requirement for us to alter our Privacy Notice if ouremployee numbers meet or exceed such numbers as to otherwiseestablish a requirement for us to revise our Privacy Policyaccordingly.

  15. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
    Save for Member Content (as defined in section "8. SUBMISSIONS OFMEMBER CONTENT" above), the Website's contents includes, withoutlimitation, images, icons, photographs, graphics, sounds, music,videos, texts, software, feedback, data, messages, answers,questions, comments, suggestions, scores, hints, ideas, plans,orders, requests or the like or any other materials ("Content")owned or licensed by the @Quid and protected under copyright andother intellectual property rights laws. All trade names,trademarks, trade dress and service marks appearing on theContent are protected by @Quid or respective third party owners.Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. All Contentis for Your personal non-commercial use only and may not be used,modified, reproduced, transmitted, published, distributed, sold,licensed or exploited in any other way without the writtenconsent of @Quid or the respective rights holder.

    Your access to the Website should not be construed as granting,by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right touse any marks appearing on the site without the prior writtenconsent of @Quid or the third party owner thereof. You affirm,represent and warrant not to remove any copyright or otherproprietary notices if you download or print Content for yourpersonal and non-commercial use. You also affirm, represent andwarrant not to circumvent or disable any security or othertechnical features that prevent or restrict the use or copying ofthe Content.

    You accept that content such as music, images, video and text maybe protected by Copyright, as well as that people appearing incontent may have a right to control use of their image, and that,in Your use of the Website, You will respect Copyright and allother rights including, but not limited to artists, authors andcreators, and You affirm, represent and warrant that in Your useof the Website, You will not share, trade, broadcast,disseminate, copy or distribute other people's content unless Youown the Rights or have written permission from the owner

    @Quid's strives to ensure that the Website content does notinfringe upon the Copyright, Trademark or other rights of thirdparties. If You are a Copyright owner or an agent thereof andbelieve that any Member Submission or other Content infringesupon Your Copyrights, You may submit a notification to @Quid, asspecified below in section "17. NOTIFICATION OF COPYRIGHTINFRINGEMENT". You agree that our policy regarding Notificationof Copyright Infringement removes any potential of contributorycopyright infringement by us regardless of the jurisdiction inwhich you reside or access our site from.

  16. NOTIFICATION OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
    @Quid does not knowingly permit Copyright infringing activitiesand infringement of intellectual property rights on its Website,and @Quid will remove all Content and Member Submissions ifproperly notified that such Content or Member Submissioninfringes on another's intellectual property rights. However,@Quid can not be held liable for Copyright infringements thatoccur without our knowledge and have not been notified or if weact reasonably upon receiving such notice as set forthherein.

    Written notifications of claimed copyright infringement should besent to @Quid; 13 route des Jurets; 1244 Choulex / Geneva -Switzerland. To be effective, the notification must include thefollowing:

    1. A physical signature of a person authorized to act on behalfof the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedlyinfringed;

    2. Identification or description of the copyrighted work claimedto have been infringed;

    3. Identification or description of the material that is claimedto be infringing and information reasonably sufficient for @Quidstaff to locate the material;

    4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the serviceprovider to contact You, such as an address, telephone number,and, if available, an electronic mail;

    5. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of thematerial in the manner complained of is not authorized by thecopyright owner, its agent, or the law;

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    6. A statement that the information in the notification isaccurate, and under penalty of perjury, that You are authorizedto act on behalf of the owner of an Exclusive Right that isallegedly infringed.

    @Quid may remove any Member Content that in our sole judgmentviolates these Terms of Use or which may be offensive, illegal orviolate the rights of, or harm or threaten the safety of, anyperson.

    1. Counter-Notice. If You believe that Your Member Submissionthat was removed (or to which access was disabled) is notinfringing, or that You have the authorization from the Copyrightowner, the Copyright owner's agent, or pursuant to the law, topost and use the content in Your Member Submission, You may senda counter-notice containing the following information to@Quid:

    2. Your physical signature;

    3. Identification of the content that has been removed or towhich access has been disabled and the location at which thecontent appeared before it was removed or disabled;

    4. A statement that You have a good faith belief that thecontent was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or amisidentification of the content;

    5. Your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address;

    6. A statement that You consent to the: jurisdiction of theSwiss Courts,

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    7. A statement that You will accept service of process from theperson who provided notification of the alleged infringement.

    If a counter-notice is received by @Quid, we may send a copy ofthe counter-notice to the original complaining party informingthat person that it may replace the removed content or ceasedisabling it in 10 business days. Unless the copyright ownerfiles an action seeking a court order against the contentprovider, Member or Members, the removed content may be replaced,or access to it restored, in 10 to 14 business days or more afterreceipt of the counter-notice, at @Quid's sole discretion.

    Without limiting other remedies, we may limit, suspend, orterminate our service and Member accounts, prohibit access to theWebsite, delay or remove hosted content, and take technical andlegal steps to keep Members off the Website if we believe thatthey are creating problems, possible legal liabilities, or actinginconsistently with the letter or spirit of our Terms, Guidelinesor Policies. We also reserve the right to cancel unconfirmedAccounts or Accounts that have remained inactive over a longperiod of time.

  17. GOVERNING LAW, LEGAL JURISDICTION, VENUE FOR DISPUTERESOLUTION AND SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES
    The @Quid Website (collectively, including all Services, Contentand functionality available through the atquid.com domain name,the "@Quid Website", the "@Quid Websites", the "Website" or the"Websites" and any other related or unrelated Website or Websiteswhere this User Agreement appears), are controlled and offered by@Quid from its facilities in Geneva-Switzerland. @Quid makes norepresentations that the @Quid Website is appropriate oravailable for use in other locations. Those who access or use the@Quid Website from other jurisdictions do so at their ownvolition and are responsible for compliance with local law.

    You irrevocably affirm, represent and warrant that:

    1. The @Quid Website shall be deemed solely based inGeneva-Switzerland;

    2. The @Quid Website shall be deemed a passive website that doesnot give rise to personal jurisdiction over @Quid, eitherspecific or general, in jurisdictions other than Switzerland;

    3. These Terms of Use shall be governed by the internalsubstantive laws of Switzerland notwithstanding the jurisdictionwhere You are based, without regard to any conflict of lawsprinciples;

    4. The Parties shall use reasonable efforts to settle amicablyby negotiation any dispute, controversy or claim rising out of,or relating to this agreement or the breach, termination orinvalidity thereof;

    5. Any and all disputes that may arise between the Parties underor in connection with this agreement, which have not beenamicably settled, shall be exclusively and finally settled viabinding arbitration in accordance with the InternationalArbitration Rules of the Geneva Chamber of Commerce and Industry.The arbitration shall be conducted in Geneva, Switzerland, in theEnglish language. The award shall be final and binding on theParties. You will be required to prepay your equal share of thecost of arbitration before arbitration shall commence. If allparties cannot stipulate to a specific arbitration serviceprovider within thirty days written notice by any party to theaction, the Courts of Switzerland may appoint, upon the writtenrequest of any party, a particular arbitration service providerof their sole selection. All papers, documents, or evidence,whether written or oral, filed with or presented in connectionwith the arbitration proceeding will be deemed by the parties andby the arbitrator to be confidential information of both parties.The arbitrator chosen in accordance with these provisions willnot have the power to alter, amend or otherwise affect the termsof these arbitration provisions or the provisions of thisAgreement.


  18. ORDER OF PREVALENCE
    In case of any conflict or inconsistency between these Terms ofUse, the Privacy Notice, the Community Guidelines and/or theProhibited and Restricted Items Policy, each such document shallprevail over the other(s) in the following order: i.Terms of Use,ii.Privacy Notice, iii. Community Guidelines, iv. Restricted andForbidden Items.

  19. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
    THE @Quid WEBSITE, AS WELL AS CONTENT AND MEMBER CONTENT THEREOF,ARE PROVIDED BY @Quid ON AN "AS IS" "WHERE IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE"BASIS. @Quid DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE WILL BEUNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR OR VIRUS-FREE. @QUID RESERVE THE RIGHT TOREVISE THE SITE OR WITHDRAW ACCESS TO IT AT ANY TIME WITHOUTNOTICE TO YOU.

    YOU EXPRESSLY AFFIRM, REPRESENT AND WARRANT AND ACKNOWLEDGE THATYOUR USE OF THE @Quid WEBSITE AND/OR SERVICES SHALL BE AT YOURSOLE RISK AND THAT YOU ARE EXPOSED TO MEMBER CONTENT FROM VARIOUSSOURCES. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. @Quid, ITSOFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUBSIDIARIES AND JOINTVENTURES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE,NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULARPURPOSE, AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR CONTENT OF THESEPAGES, IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE AND YOUR USE THEREOF. @QuidMAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY ORCOMPLETENESS OF THE WEBSITE'S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITESLINKED TO THE WEBSITE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITYFOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II)PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER,RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE, (III) ANYUNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANYAND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STOREDTHEREIN, (IV) ANY LOSS OF MONEY, GOODWILL, REPUTATION OR OTHERSPECIAL, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOURUSE OF THE WEBSITE, (V) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OFTRANSMISSION OR SECURE ACCESS TO OR FROM THE WEBSITE, (IV) ANYBUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BETRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR(VI) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS ORDAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENTPOSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE@QUID WEBSITE. @QUID DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, ORASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OROFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE @QUID WEBSITE OR ANYHYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHERADVERTISING, AND @QUID WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BERESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU ANDTHIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THEPURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANYENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISECAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.

  20. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
    YOU AFFIRM, REPRESENT AND WARRANT TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLDHARMLESS @QUID, THEIR AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEESAND AGENTS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL THIRD PARTY CLAIMS ANDALL LIABILITIES, ASSESSMENTS, LOSSES, COSTS OR DAMAGES RESULTINGFROM OR ARISING OUT OF: I) YOUR BREACH OF THESE TERMS ANDCONDITIONS or PRIVACY POLICY; II) YOUR INFRINGEMENT OR VIOLATIONOF ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, OTHER RIGHTS OR PRIVACY OF A THIRDPARTY.

    @QUID, THEIR AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES ANDAGENTS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES,

    EXCEPT FOR LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY OR DAMAGESCAUSED BY INTENTIONAL MISCONDUCT OR GROSS NEGLIGENCE, IN NO EVENTSHALL @QUID, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS,SUBSIDIARIES OR JOINT VENTURES , BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT,INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL OROTHER DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS REVENUE, GOODWILL,ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, OR DATA, CAUSED BY THE USE OF OR INABILITYTO USE THE SITE AND SERVICE EVEN IF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCHDAMAGES HAS BEEN ADVISED. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOWEXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY, SOTHE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. OURLIABILITY IS IN SUCH CASE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENTPERMITTED BY LAW.
    CONNECT2EARTH SITE IS HOSTED AND MADE AVAILABLE FROM SWITZERLAND.IN THE EVENT YOU ACCESS CONNECT2EARTH SITE FROM OTHERJURISDICTIONS, YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR COMPLYING WITH THELOCAL LAW AS IT MAY BE APPLICABLE. WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY(I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONALINJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTINGFROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE, (III) ANYUNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANYAND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STOREDTHEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO ORFROM THE WEBSITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THELIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE BY ANYTHIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT ORFOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOURUSE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISEMADE AVAILABLE VIA THE @QUID WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY,CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THECOMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THEFOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLESTEXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.

    YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT @QUID, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS,EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUBSIDIARIES AND JOINT VENTURES SHALL NOT BELIABLE FOR MEMBER SUBMISSIONS OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, ORILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM ORDAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.

    YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THAT @QUID, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS,EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUBSIDIARIES AND JOINT VENTURES SHALL NOT BELIABLE FOR OTHER MEMBERS' ACTIONS OR INACTIONS, INCLUDING ANYOFFER FROM A MEMBER ON OR OFF THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING TO, SELL,BUY OR EXCHANGE WHATSOEVER GOODS OR SERVICES. YOU ALSO AFFIRM,REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT WE ARE NOT INVOLVED IN ANY ACTUALTRANSACTION BETWEEN MEMBERS. WE HAVE NO CONTROL OVER AND DO NOTGUARANTEE THE QUALITY, SAFETY OR LEGALITY OF ITEMS ADVERTISED,THE TRUTH OR ACCURACY OF LISTINGS, THE ABILITY OF MEMBERS TOEXCHANGE ITEMS, THE ABILITY OF MEMBERS TO SELL ITEMS, THE ABILITYOF MEMBERS TO PAY FOR ITEMS, OR THAT A MEMBER WILL ACTUALLYCOMPLETE A TRANSACTION. IN NO EVENT DO WE TRANSFER LEGALOWNERSHIP OF ITEMS BETWEEN MEMBERS.

    IF YOU HAVE A DISPUTE WITH ONE OR MORE MEMBERS, YOU RELEASE@QUID, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUBSIDIARIESAND JOINT VENTURES FROM CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND DAMAGES (ACTUAL ANDCONSEQUENTIAL) OF EVERY KIND AND NATURE, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN,ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH SUCH DISPUTES.

    YOU AND @QUID AFFIRM, REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT ANY CAUSE OFACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE @QUID WEBSITE MUSTCOMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES.OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

  21. INDEMNITY
    You affirm, represent and warrant to defend, indemnify and holdharmless @Quid , its officers, directors, employees agents,subsidiaries and joint ventures, from and against any and allclaims, demands, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costsor debt, and expenses (including but not limited to reasonableattorney's fees) arising from: (i) Your use of and access to the@Quid Website; (ii) Your violation of any term of these Terms ofUse; (iii) Your violation of any third party Right, includingwithout limitation any Copyright, property, or Privacy Right; or(iv) any claim that one of Your Member Submissions caused damageto a third party. This defense and indemnification obligationwill survive these Terms of Use and Your use of the @QuidWebsite.
    Regardless of the previous paragraph, if we are found to beliable, our liability to You or to any third party is limited tothe greater of (i) the total fees You paid to us in the 12 monthsprior to the action giving rise to the liability, and (ii)$100.

  22. ASSIGNMENT
    These Terms of Use, and any Rights and licenses grantedhereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by You, but may beassigned by @Quid without restriction.

  23. NOTICES
    Except as explicitly stated otherwise, legal notices shall beserved to the email address You provide to @Quid during theregistration process. Notice shall be deemed given 24 hours afteremail is sent, unless the sending party is notified that theemail address is invalid. Alternatively, we may give You legalnotice by mail to the address provided during the registrationprocess. In such case, notice shall be deemed given three daysafter the date of mailing.

  24. TERM
    These Terms and Conditions are effective as of June 1st, 2008 andare valid until further notice. @Quid have the right to changethese Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy from time to timein their sole discretion. Such changes shall become effectiveupon posting a notification on this site and you affirm,represent and warrant to be bound to any and all of the changeswhen you use the Services. @Quid reserves the right, in our solediscretion and with immediate effect, and without any liability,to terminate your Member Account and your access to all or anypart of the Services without prior notice; without limitation,@Quid may do so if you submit Member Content that is infringingor otherwise in violation of these Terms of Use. You may also, atany time, terminate your registration to the Services. Pleasenote that if you choose to terminate your registration, you willno longer have access to the Services. In the event oftermination, the provisions of these Terms of Use that areintended to survive such termination shall remain unaffectedincluding, without limitation, sections "20. LIMITATIONS OFLIABILITY and "21. INDEMNITY".

  25. EXPORT CONTROL
    The Website is subject to applicable export control laws in theUSA and other countries, including, without limitation,regulations administered by the US Department of Commerce'sBureau of Industry and Security and the Department of theTreasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control. You affirm,represent and warrent to abide by these laws and not to transferor make available, by electronic transmission or otherwise anycontent, software, encryption or materials subject torestrictions under such laws to a destination prohibited by suchlaws.

  26. ASSIGNMENT
    @Quid shall have the right to assign these Terms of Use andPrivacy Notice or its rights and obligations hereunder to a thirdparty without your prior written consent, but may not be assignedby you without @Quid prior written consent.

  27. GENERAL
    These Terms of Use together with Privacy Notice and other legalnotices submitted by @Quid on the Website constitute the entireagreement between you and @Quid regarding the use of the Website.The failure of @Quid to exercise any right of this agreementshall not be considered as a waiver of such right. If anyprovision of this agreement is considered unlawful or void, itdoes not affect the validity and enforceability of otherprovisions of this agreement. A failure of @Quid to insist uponthe performance of one or more of the terms of these Terms and ofUse, the Privacy Notice, the Community Guidelines and/or theProhibited and Restricted Items Policy shall not be deemed to bea waiver of its rights to enforce such terms, or of any rights orremedies @Quid may have in subsequent similar situations. It isyour responsibility to review the Terms of Use, the PrivacyNotice, the Community Guidelines and/or the Prohibited andRestricted Items Policy regularly to ensure that you are up todate as to any updates or revisions in the Terms of Use, thePrivacy Notice, the Community Guidelines and/or the Prohibitedand Restricted Items Policy. Please contact @Quid (as describedin section "17. NOTIFICATION OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT") with anyquestions regarding any of the above documents.

    Should any term of this Agreement be finally determined by acourt of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, unenforceable orotherwise contrary to law and equity, the parties agree that suchprovision shall be construed, limited, modified or, if necessary,severed, to the extent necessary to eliminate its invalidity orunenforceability, and that the other provisions of this Agreementshall remain unaffected.

    Neither party shall be liable for any delay or failure inperformance due to Force Majeure, which shall mean acts of God,earthquake, labor disputes, changes in law, regulation orgovernment policy, riots, war, fire, flood, insurrection,sabotage, embargo, epidemics, acts or omissions of vendors orsuppliers, transportation difficulties, unavailability ofinterruption or delay in telecommunications or third partyservices (including DNS propagation), failure of third partysoftware or hardware or inability to obtain raw materials,supplies, or power used in or equipment needed to operate ourwebsite.