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Terms and Conditions
The following definitions apply to the TOS.
The terms "User" means any person or entity that (a) downloads, attempts to download or otherwise utilizes any uniform resource locator ("URL") that resides entirely upon a server owned or operated by Queens of Ink; (b) Transmits electronic mail, files or other data transmission, information or other matter onto any network owned or operated by Queens of Ink or onto the Site (whether via private Transmission or public upload posting); (c) is linked to a URL resource owned or operated by Queens of Ink; and (d) contacts, accesses or views Queens of Ink or the Site, whether through the use of any telecommunications network or otherwise.
The term "Content" means all data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other information or materials of any kind.
The term "Services" means all resources (including Content) provided via or available on the Site at any time, including without limitation, and by way of example only, a User's ability to (i) access or view Content, and to login into the Site as a Subscriber and create or change such Subscriber's Registration Data (defined below); (ii) communicate with the Site (including without limitation the ability to download or upload Content or other information or material, post messages); and (iii) shop or utilize other available services, including authorizing charges to such User's credit or debit card, checking account or telephone invoice in order to make purchases from the Site.
The term "Site" means the website queensofink.com.
The term "Queens of Ink" is an assumed business name of Darren Smith (the website owner). Without limiting the foregoing, for the purposes of the TOS, Queens of Ink means the website owner; Darren Smith.
The term "Transmit" or "Transmission" means when a User uploads, posts, e-mails, transmits or otherwise makes available (directly or indirectly, by act or omission) or communicates any Content or other information or material to the Site, or through such means utilizes a Service available on or through the Site.
ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
The Services and Content are provided to each User subject to the TOS, which may be revised, changed, altered or updated from time to time without notice by Queens of Ink, in Queens of Inks' sole discretion. The most current version of the TOS will always be located and displayed on the Site. The TOS also includes any other guidelines, rules or notices posted elsewhere on the Site, including, without limitation and by way of example only, information included in the part of the Site called "THE FAQ", "Hookup" or "Groups". When a User accesses or uses any part of the Site, such User agrees to the terms and conditions of the TOS.
AGE AND LEGAL ACCESS CERTIFICATION
By accessing or using the Site, the User certifies that User is eighteen (18) years of age or older (21 years of age in certain locales) (and in any event, User is at least the age of consent (or older) in the jurisdiction from which the Site is being viewed or accessed); that User is familiar with the laws in User's area affecting User's legal right to access the Site or to access erotica or adult-oriented materials; that User has the legal right to such materials and that Queens of Ink has the legal right to display or make such materials available to the User; that the User is requesting such materials for the User's own private enjoyment; and, that the User will not, by action or inaction, directly or indirectly, share such materials with or make such materials available to a minor in any manner whatsoever.
REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS AND SECURITY
In consideration of User's access to or use of the Site (whether as a guest or otherwise), the User agrees to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about the User as prompted by the Queens of Inks' registration and profile date forms, or any other questionnaire or information input format, which requests information from or about User, and (b) maintain and promptly update such information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete (collectively, such information is sometimes referred to as the "Registration Data").
User acknowledges and understands that all Content a User Transmits to the Site, whether publicly posted on the Site or privately Transmitted onto or via the Site, is not reviewed or pre-screened by Queens of Ink and is the sole responsibility of such User from whom such Content originates or is uploaded. This means that the User, and not Queens of Ink, is responsible for all Content that the User Transmits onto or via the Site, whether or not displayed ultimately on the Site. Therefore, Queens of Ink does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of Content Transmitted to the Site by a User, nor does Queens of Ink make any representation or other warranty with respect to such Content.
User understands and acknowledges that by viewing, using or accessing the Site, the User may be exposed to Content that may be considered or deemed offensive, indecent or objectionable.
User agrees to NOT use the Site to:
Transmit any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, pornographic, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
harm minors or any person in any way;
impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent User's affiliation with a person or entity;
forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Site;
Transmit any Content that User does not have a right to Transmit, whether or not under any law, rule or regulation, or under contractual or fiduciary relationships;
Transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
Transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes" or any other form of solicitation;
Transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
interfere with or disrupt the Site or Queens of Ink or servers or networks connected to the Site or Queens of Ink, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Site or SuicideGirls, or violate any terms contained in the TOS;
"stalk" or otherwise harass another; or
collect or store personal data about Users other than User.
download Content except as otherwise permitted under the TOS.
Under no circumstances will Queens of Ink be liable or responsible in any manner for any Content that Queens of Ink posts to the Site, including without limitation, any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of or reliance upon any such Content. User agrees that User must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with the use of or access to any Content, including Content posted to the Site by Queens of Ink.
User acknowledges and agrees that Queens of Ink may preserve Content and may also disclose Content (including without limitation, Registration Data) if required to do so by law or if Queens of Ink believes that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the TOS; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect the rights, property or personal safety of the Site or SuicideGirls, its Users or the public.
User understands that the technical processing and Transmission of the Services or Content, may involve (a) transmission over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
User agrees not to (and User agrees User has no right to) reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any purposes, any portion of the Site (including, without limitation, the Services or Content contained on the Site).
User agrees to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, User agrees to comply with applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the UK, United States or the country in which the User resides.
CONTENT SUBMISSIONS AND USE GUIDELINES
Except as otherwise provided by separate agreement between a User and Queens of Ink, Queens of Ink does not claim ownership of Content Transmitted by a User to the Site and displayed on the Site. In it sole discretion, Queens of Ink may condition Site display of User Transmitted Content upon such User becoming a Subscriber.
In it sole discretion, Queens of Ink may condition Site display of User Transmitted Content. A User who successfully Transmits Content to the Site grants to Queens of Ink a perpetual, world-wide, royalty free, non-exclusive, irrevocable and fully sublicensable license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform and publicly display any or all Content so Transmitted and to incorporate such Content into other works.
User represents and warrant that with respect to any Content User Transmits, or causes to be Transmitted, to the Site, Queens of Ink has NOT hired, contracted for, managed or otherwise arranged for the participation of any performers depicted in such Content.
User acknowledges that Queens of Ink may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Site. Such practices and limits may include, without limitation, the maximum number of days that Transmitted Content will be retained by Queens of Ink on the Site. User agrees that Queens of Ink has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained on, Transmitted to or downloaded from the Site. Without limiting any other matter contained herein, User further acknowledges that Queens of Ink reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, and with or without notice.
CUSTODIAN OF RECORDS
Without limiting any other matter contained herein, User represents and warrants that with respect to any Content a User has produced and Transmits to the Site which contains depictions of nudity or actual sexually explicit conduct, all persons who appear therein were 18 (eighteen) years of age or older at the time of the creation of such depictions. Further, such User represents and warrants that with respect to the depictions described in the preceding sentence, true, correct and complete records required by 18 USC Section 2257 have been obtained and will be maintained by User in compliance with such law and will be provided to Queens of Ink promptly upon request by Queens of Ink.
With respect to visual depictions of actual sexually explicit conduct produced by and posted on the Site by Queens of Ink (other than depictions Transmitted by a User as described in the preceding sentence), records required by 18 USC Section 2257 are kept by the custodian of records, D. Smith, at Queens of Ink. The custodian can be reached electronically at or via mail at Queens of Ink, 23 Hampton Close, London. N11 3PR.
Queens of Ink and the Queens of Ink logos are service marks and trademarks of Queens of Ink and may be used publicly only with the express prior written consent and permission of Queens of Ink. Other trademarks and service marks featured on the Site are displayed pursuant to licenses obtained from the owners or holders of those trademarks and service marks, and may not be used publicly without the express prior written consent and permission of the owners or holders of such trademarks and service marks.
Except for electronic messages, all Content and Services on the Site are protected by federal copyright laws and are protected under treaty provisions and worldwide copyright laws. Content contained in any part of the Site may not be reproduced, copied, edited, published, transmitted, uploaded or downloaded in any way without the prior written consent and permission of Queens of Ink. Queens of Ink does not grant any express or implied right to any third party (including without limitation Users), under any trademarks, service marks, copyrights or other proprietary information or rights.
LIMITED LICENSE AND ACCEPTABLE USE
Queens of Ink provides the Content and Services on the Site for the personal, non-commercial use by viewers, fans, visitors, Users of Queens of Ink. Users of the Site are not permitted in any instance to copy, download, replicate or otherwise any of the Content found on the Site. Queens of Ink reserves the right to restrict any Content being downloaded. Commercial use or exploitation of the Content on the Site, or any portion thereof, is strictly prohibited. In addition, Users of the Site may not: (1) modify any of the Content found in any area of the Site; (2) use any of the Content found in any area of the Site for any public display, performance, sale or rental; (3) remove, modify or alter any copyright or other proprietary notice or trademarks from any of the Content found in any area of the Site; (4) otherwise Transmit any Content located in any area of the Site to any other person or entity, including posting to newsgroups or public forums; (5) rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Content or any portion thereof posted on the Site, or the software or techniques used in connection with the Site; or (6) modify the software and techniques used in connection with the Site. Queens of Ink reserves the right to terminate this license at any time if a User breaches or violates any provision of the TOS, in which case such User will be obligated to immediately destroy any Content information or materials User has downloaded or otherwise copied from the Site.
Queens of Ink reserves all other rights coincident or related to the Site. The use of download managers, for example Gozilla, Wget, HTTrack, or others - to download any content of any kind from the Site is strictly prohibited and will result in termination of a Users right to access any portion of the Site.
SITE CONTENT AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND ON AN "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. QUEENSOFINK EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SUICIDEGIRLS OFFERS NO ASSURANCE OF UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE CONTENT OR SERVICE, CONTINUED OPERATION OF THE SITE OR PROTECTION FROM DELETION, MISDELIVERY OR FAILURE TO STORE INFORMATION, INCLUDING USER COMMUNICATIONS AND PERSONALIZATION SETTINGS. QUEENSOFINK DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT OR SERVICES CONTAINED ON THE SITE. QUEENSOFINK MAY CHANGE ANY OF THE CONTENT OR INFORMATION DISPLAYED OR LOCATED OR FOUND AT THE SITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. QUEENSOFINK MAKES NO COMMITMENT TO UPDATE THE CONTENT OR INFORMATION FOUND AT OR DISPLAYED OR LOCATED OR FOUND ON THE SITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL QUEENSOFINK BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR ITS CONTENT OR SERVICES, EVEN IF QUEENSOFINK HAS BEEN ADVISED OF SUCH DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS PROHIBIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO A USER.
TERMINATION AND ACCESS RESTRICTION
Queens of Ink reserves the right, in its sole discretion and without notice to User, to terminate a User's access to the Site (or any portion thereof) and to remove from the Site and discard any Content (including without limitation Content a User Transmits to the Site). Queens of Ink may also terminate or suspend a User's access to the Site for inactivity, which is defined as failing to log into a particular service for an extended period of time, as determined by Queens of Ink, in it sole discretion. In the event of the suspension or termination of a User's access to the Site (or any portion thereof), User's right to use the Site (or any portion of which User access has been terminated) and to access any Content or Services contained thereon will immediately cease. Any such termination or suspension may be implemented without notice to User.
Queens of Ink may, in its discretion, terminate Site access of any User that Queens of Ink believes, in its sole discretion, is Transmitting or is otherwise connected with any spam or unsolicited bulk e-mail. In the event a User's access is terminated for the reason described in the preceding sentence, and because damages are often difficult to quantify in such circumstances, if actual damages cannot be reasonably calculated, then User agrees to pay Queens of Ink liquidated damages equal to ?5 for each piece of spam or unsolicited bulk e-mail Transmitted from or otherwise connected with such User's access to or use of the Site; otherwise, User agrees to pay Queens of Ink actual damages, to the extent such actual damages can be reasonably calculated. A printed version of the TOS and any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings to the same extent as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
ACCOUNTS ARE NOT INTENDED FOR COMMERCIAL USE
The contact form, comment forms and all areas of member publishing is intended for personal use only. Users may not use these features to advertise other websites or products, or solicit Users on the site for any commercial endeavors. Queens of Ink may, in its discretion, terminate Site access of any User that Queens of Ink believes, in its sole discretion, is posting or is otherwise connected with any commerical soliciting of Users or unsolicited advertising. In the event a User's access is terminated for the reason described in the preceding sentence, and because damages are often difficult to quantify in such circumstances, if actual damages cannot be reasonably calculated, then User agrees to pay Queens of Ink liquidated damages equal to ?10,000 for each instance of solicitation or advertising from or otherwise connected with such User's access to or use of the Site; otherwise, User agrees to pay Queens of Ink actual damages, to the extent such actual damages can be reasonably calculated. A printed version of the TOS and any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings to the same extent as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES
The Site may contain links to sites that are controlled by third parties. Those linked sites are not controlled by Queens of Ink and User acknowledges that Queens of Ink is not responsible for the content of any such linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Queens of Ink provides such links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Queens of Ink of any linked site.
JURISDICTION AND VENUE
This Site is owned and operated by Queens of Ink doing business in London, UK. Queens of Ink make no representation that any of the Content or Services available on the Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations. The TOS is governed and construed by UK law, without regard to conflicts of law provisions. In the event of a dispute arising out of or relating to the TOS, or a User's use of or access to the Site, any suit must be brought in state or federal court in the City of London, and User agrees to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of such courts located in such county.
Each User indemnifies and holds Queens of Ink, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents, co-branders or other partners, harmless from and against any and all demands, claims, losses or damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees at trial and on appeal, related to or arising out of such User's (i) Transmission of Content to or through the Site (and whether or not such Content displayed or made available on the Site), at any time, (ii) use of or access to the Site, (iii) connection to the Site, (iv) breach of any representation, covenant or warranty contained in the TOS, or (v) violation of any rights of another.
Notices by Queens of Ink to Users may be given by means of electronic messages or by a general posting on the Site. Notices by Users to Queens of Ink must be given by e-mail or regular mail, postage prepaid at the following address: Queens of Ink, 23 Hampton Close, London. N11 3PR. Any question, complaint or notice to Queens of Ink by means of e-mail must be sent to email@example.com.
SERVICES FOR CUSTOMERS
Queens of Ink allows Subscribers to transmit data to various financial networks and telecommunication networks for settlement. In order to enroll in such services, the Subscriber must (i) be at least 18 years of age; (ii) populate every field on every form presented to User with accurate data; (iii) have a valid e-mail address; and (iv) agree to be bound by the TOS or any other agreement governing User's use of the service or particular resource described in the preceding sentence. User's failure to populate every field may result in User's waiver of certain rights under the TOS or other applicable agreements.
Credit/Debit Card Authorization:
By submitting credit or debit card ("Bank Card") data to Queens of Ink, User authorizes Queens of Ink in its sole discretion to submit financial transactions to such User's issuing bank for settlement. User agrees that once Queens of Ink has approved or declined the User's transaction, Queens of Ink has fully performed under the terms of the TOS or other applicable agreements.
If a User believes that there is an error on User's Bank Card statement arising from or related to a transaction authorized by User, including an incorrect amount or unauthorized transaction reflected on User's Bank Card statement or transaction summary, User agrees to contact SuicideGirls within the time periods set below. Upon proper notification, Queens of Ink, in its sole discretion, may issue a credit to User's Bank Card:
United States Issued Bank Cards-- within 120 days of the transaction.
International Issued Bank Cards-- within 180 days of the transaction.
ACH Debit Authorization
By submitting a User's checking account data to Queens of Ink, User authorizes Queens of Ink in its sole discretion to submit financial transactions to such User's depository bank for settlement. User agrees that once Queens of Ink has approved or declined the User's transaction, Queens of Ink has fully performed under the terms of the TOS or other applicable Agreement.
If a User believes that there is an error on User's checking account statement arising from or related to a transaction authorized by User, including an incorrect amount or unauthorized transaction reflected on User's checking account statement or transaction summary, User agrees to contact Queens of Ink within two (2) business days after learning of such error. Upon proper notification, Queens of Ink, in its sole discretion, may issue a credit to User's checking account.
The TOS contains the entire understanding between the User and Queens of Ink regarding the subject matter of the TOS, superseding all prior or contemporaneous communications, agreements and understandings between the User and Queens of Ink. The TOS is binding on and inures to the benefit of the parties, their legal representatives, successors and assigns; provided, however, that neither the TOS, nor any rights granted hereunder, may be assigned, transferred, conveyed or encumbered by User without the prior written consent of Queens of Ink, which consent may be withheld in Queens of Inks' sole and arbitrary discretion. If any provision or clause of the TOS, or any portion thereof, is held by any court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, void or unenforceable in such jurisdiction, the remainder of such provisions shall not thereby be affected and shall be given full effect, without regard to the invalid portion. The TOS is neither intended to, nor shall it be construed as creating, a joint venture, partnership or other form of business association between Queens of Ink and any User. If any suit or action is filed by any party to enforce the TOS or otherwise with respect to the subject matter of the TOS, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorney fees incurred in preparation or in prosecution or defense of such suit or action as fixed by the trial court, and if any appeal is taken from the decision of the trial court, reasonable attorney fees as fixed by the appellate court.
NOTICE OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide the Queens of Ink Copyright Agent with the following information:
(a) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
(b) identification of the allegedly infringing material on the Site that is requested to be removed;
(c) your name, address and daytime telephone number, and an e-mail address if available, so that Queens of Ink may contact you if necessary;
(d) a statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the copyrighted work is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
(e) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the signatory is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive copyright right that is allegedly infringed; and
(f) an electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or someone authorized on the owner's behalf to assert infringement of copyright and to submit the statement.
The Queens of Ink Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Site can be reached as follows:
Queens of Ink
23 Hampton Close
Phone: +44 07854 068 137
Queens of Ink reserves the right to remove any posted submission which infringes the copyright of any person under the laws of the United States upon receipt of such a statement (or, more specifically, any statement in conformance with 17 U.S.C. ? 512(c)(3)). United States law provides significant penalties for submitting such a statement falsely.
Please note that, due to security concerns, e-mail attachments cannot be accepted. Accordingly, any notification of infringement submitted electronically with an attachment will not be received or processed.