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ATTENTION: PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. USING THIS WEBSITE INDICATES THAT YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS ("TERMS OF USE"), DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.

Acceptance of Terms of Use

Filter Forge, Inc. ("Filter Forge") makes this Website www.filterforge.com and Filter Forge domains included within this internet website ("Website"), including all information, graphics, documents, text, products and all other elements of the Website and all products offered on this Website and services operated through the Website, available for your use subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this document ("Terms of Use"). By accessing and using this Website, using any Filter Forge services, downloading and/or purchasing any products, you agree to be bound by the following Terms of Use and all terms and conditions contained and/or referenced herein or any additional terms and conditions set forth on this Website and all such terms shall be deemed accepted by you. If you do NOT agree to all these Terms of Use, you should NOT use this Website. If you do NOT agree to any additional specific terms which apply to particular Content (as defined below) or to particular transactions concluded through this Website, then you should NOT use the part of the Website which contains such Content or through which such transactions may be concluded and you should NOT use such Content or conclude such transactions. Also, when you use any current or future Filter Forge services or visit Filter Forge's or its affiliates' websites or purchase any products or services of Filter Forge or any business affiliated with Filter Forge, whether or not included in the Website, you will be subject to the guidelines and conditions applicable to such services or business.

These Terms of Use may be amended by Filter Forge at any time. Such amended Terms of Use shall be effective upon posting on this Website. Please check the Terms of Use published on this Website regularly to ensure that you are aware of all terms governing your use of this Website. Also, specific terms and conditions may apply to specific content, products, materials, services or information contained on or available through this Website (the "Content") or transactions concluded through this Website. Such specific terms may be in addition to these Terms of Use or, where inconsistent with these Terms of Use, only to the extent the content or intent of such specific terms is inconsistent with these Terms of Use, such specific terms will supersede these Terms of Use.

Filter Forge reserves the right to make changes or updates with respect to or in the Content of the Website or the format thereof at any time without notice. Filter Forge reserves the right to terminate or restrict access to the Website or any portion thereof for any reason whatsoever at its sole discretion.

Warranties and Disclaimers

Although care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information on this Website, Filter Forge assumes no responsibility therefor. ALL CONTENT IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE." FILTER FORGE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT. FILTER FORGE DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS AS TO THE SECURITY OF THIS WEBSITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY INFORMATION SENT MAY BE INTERCEPTED IN TRANSMISSION OR OTHERWISE. FILTER FORGE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVERS WHICH MAKE THIS WEBSITE AVAILABLE OR ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS SENT BY FILTER FORGE ARE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR ANY OTHER HARMFUL ELEMENTS.

The use of the services or the downloading or other use of any products through the Website is done at your own discretion and risk and with your agreement that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system, loss of data, or other harm that results from such activities. Filter Forge assumes no liability for any computer virus or other similar software code that is downloaded to your computer from the Website or in connection with any services or products offered through the Website. No advice or information whether oral or written, obtained by you from Filter Forge or from the Website shall create any warranty not expressly stated in these Terms of Use.

The Website may contain references to specific Filter Forge products and services that may not be (readily) available in a particular country. Any such reference does not imply or warrant that any such products or services shall be available at any time in any particular country.

IN NO EVENT SHALL FILTER FORGE OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, CONTRACT, REVENUE, DATA, INFORMATION OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION), UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, RESULTING FROM, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, THE STATEMENTS OR ACTIONS OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON OR THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSION OR DATA, ANY INFORMATION THAT IS SENT OR RECEIVED, OR NOT SENT OR RECEIVED, ANY FAILURE TO STORE DATA, ANY LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OR DAMAGE TO FILES, LOSS OR DAMAGE TO THE CONTENT, ANY SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE THAT ARE DELAYED OR INTERRUPTED, EVEN IF FILTER FORGE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. ANY ACTION BROUGHT AGAINST FILTER FORGE PERTAINING TO OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEBSITE MUST BE COMMENCED AND NOTIFIED TO FILTER FORGE IN WRITING WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE DATE THE CAUSE FOR ACTION AROSE.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitations, so the above limitations may not apply to you.

Links to Other Sites

This Website may provide links to other websites that are not under the control of Filter Forge. Filter Forge shall not be responsible in any way for the content of such other websites. Filter Forge provides such links only for the convenience of the users of this Website, and the inclusion of any link to any such websites does not imply endorsement by Filter Forge of the content of such websites.

Intellectual Property

Copyright, trademark and all other proprietary rights in the Content (including but not limited to software, services, audio, video, text and photographs) rest with Filter Forge and/or its licensors. Unless otherwise specifically provided herein or authorized by Filter Forge in writing, all rights in the Content not expressly granted herein are reserved. You agree not to copy, republish, frame, make available for download, transmit, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, assign, distribute, license, sublicense, reverse engineer, or create derivative works based on the Website, its Products or its Services. Except as otherwise provided, the Content published on this Website may be reproduced or distributed in unmodified form for personal non-commercial use only. Any other use of the Content, including without limitation distribution, reproduction, modification, display or transmission without the prior written consent of Filter Forge is strictly prohibited. All copyright and other proprietary notices shall be retained on all reproductions.

Filter Forge hereby disclaims any rights to trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, copyright, patents, domain names or other intellectual property interests of third parties. All intellectual property interests of third parties referenced herein or otherwise provided on this Website are the properties of their respective owners. Filter Forge disclaims any proprietary interests in the intellectual property rights other than their own.

Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide Filter Forge's Copyright Agent the written information specified below. Please note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying Filter Forge and its affiliates that your copyrighted material has been infringed.

  • An electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
  • A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon;
  • A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website;
  • Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
  • A statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

Filter Forge's Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on this Website can be reached as follows:

Name: Dmitri Dubograev, International Legal Counsels PC
Address: 901 North Pitt Street, Suite 325, Alexandria, VA, 22314 USA

Software

Software made available for downloading from or through this Website is licensed subject to the terms of the applicable end use license agreement. Both the Software and any accompanying documentation made available through this Website are the copyrighted work of Filter Forge. You must agree to the terms of the applicable end user license agreement prior to use of the Products made available by Filter Forge through this Website.

Except as otherwise specifically provided herein or in the applicable end user license agreement or as otherwise agreed by Filter Forge in writing, you may not use, copy, republish, frame, emulate, clone, download, transmit, rent, lease, loan, sell, assign, modify, distribute, license, sublicense, decompile, disassemble, create a derivative work, otherwise reverse engineer, or transfer the licensed program, or any subset of the Website, its Products or Services. Any such unauthorized use shall result in immediate and automatic termination of this license and may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution.

WARRANTIES, IF ANY, WITH RESPECT TO SUCH SOFTWARE SHALL ONLY APPLY AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN THE APPLICABLE END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT. FILTER FORGE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL FURTHER REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT WITH RESPECT TO THE SOFTWARE.

Without limiting the foregoing, Filter Forge makes no warranty that: the services and products will meet your requirements; the services and products will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free; the results that may be obtained from the use of the services or materials will be effective, accurate, or reliable; the quality of any services or products purchased or accessible by you through the Website will meet your expectations; any errors in the software obtained from or used through the Website, or any defects in the Website, its services or products will be corrected.

User-Submitted Content

This Website may contain pages or sections which can be edited by and are visible to visitors of this Website, including, but not limited to, forums, chats, guestbooks, comments, image galleries, and Wikis ("Publicly-Editable Sections"), which may contain user-submitted material , including, but not limited to, text, notes, postings, ideas, concepts, suggestions, feedback, critique, graphics, images, pictures, photos, renderings, scans, screenshots, sounds, audio, animation, films, movies, files, code, programs, software, interactive features, files, information and data ("User Submissions").

Ownership

You retain all of your ownership rights, including but not limited to Copyright, in your User Submissions.

However, you expressly acknowledge and agree that by submitting a User Submission to a Publicly-Editable Section of this Website you grant Filter Forge a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable, assignable, worldwide license to use, store, display, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works, modify, alter, and adapt the User Submission in connection with business, websites, products and services of Filter Forge without any compensation to you. The term of the license shall begin when you upload, submit or send your User Submission and shall continue in perpetuity, unless terminated by you by removing or deleting the User Submission from the Publicly-Editable Section. Filter Forge reserves the right to store the User Submission after the termination of the license solely for backup and archival purposes.

You hereby represent and warrant that:

a) You have or own all the necessary rights, licenses, consents, permissions, titles or interests (including all relevant proprietary rights) in and to User Submissions you make or cause to be made;
b) Your User Submissions do not and will not violate any intellectual property rights of any third parties;
c) Your User Submissions and the license granted herein do not in any way violate any law (including, without limitation, privacy, export control, obscenity and anti-spam laws);
d) The license granted herein does not violate any agreement or order to which you are a party or by which you or your assets are bound, nor does it require any consent from any person, entity or government authority.

Privacy and Confidentiality

Unless otherwise specifically provided herein or authorized by Filter Forge in writing, any User Submissions sent, uploaded or otherwise submitted by you to any Publicly-Editable Section of this Website will be treated as non-confidential.

Discretion should be used in entering personally identifiable information in User Submissions, as it may be collected by third parties. Use of personally identifiable information contained in User Submissions, and your options regarding our use of this information, are subject to Filter Forge's privacy policies posted on this Website.

Reserved Rights

Filter Forge reserves the right to modify, delete, decline, block access to, reject or remove at its sole discretion, at any time and for any reason, with or without notice any User Submission including, but not limited to, User Submissions which in Filter Forge's opinion:

a) May constitute libel, defamation, invasion of privacy, or is obscene, pornographic, abusive, or threatening;
b) May infringe any intellectual property or other right of any entity or person;
c) May violate any applicable law or advocates illegal activity;
d) Disrupts the normal flow of dialogue or otherwise acts in a way which affects the ability of other people to engage in real-time activities via this Website;
e) Includes programs which may contain viruses, worms, trojan horses or other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunication;
f) Violates any policy or regulation established from time to time regarding use of this Website or any networks connected to this Website; or
g) Contains links to other sites that contain the kind of content which falls within the descriptions set out above.

Filter Library

Filter Forge provides public access to user-made extension modules intended for use in conjunction with Filter Forge's products, services, websites and software ("Filters"), which are made available in a Publicly-Editable Section that accepts User Submissions of Filters via Filter Forge's software available on this Website ("Filter Library").

In addition to the terms and conditions set forth in these Terms of Use, any User Submissions to the Filter Library that include Filters are subject to relevant end-user license agreements and upload licenses provided with Filter Forge's software.

Unlawful or Prohibited Use

You may not use this Website for any purpose that is unlawful, prohibited by these Terms of Use, or in any way interferes or attempts to interfere with the proper working of this Website. You may not use this Website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair this Website, or that interferes with any third party's use and enjoyment of this Website. You agree that you will not use any third-party software that intercepts, "mines", or otherwise collects information from or through the Website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available by Filter Forge to all users of this Website. You shall not institute, assist, or become involved in an attack upon any Filter Forge server or otherwise attempt to disrupt the Filter Forge servers. ANY ATTEMPT BY YOU TO DAMAGE FILTER FORGE SERVERS OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF FILTER FORGE IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE OR ASSISTANCE FOR SUCH AN ATTACK BE PROVIDED, FILTER FORGE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH USER TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Indemnification

You hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless Filter Forge, its affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees, from any expense, loss, claim, damage, fine, penalty or liability, including reasonable fees for attorneys and other professionals, payable under any judgment, verdict, court order or settlement, to the extent resulting from any claim, demand, action, suit, arbitration, or other proceeding initiated by any third party, including the assessment, claim or demand by a governmental agency or entity, arising out of your breach of these Terms of Use.

Linking to this Website

Linking to this Website is permitted provided that you comply with the following rules. You may link to the home page of the Website or to any other page of the Website. However, you are not allowed to use in-line linking (or hot-linking) or framing. You must not imply that Filter Forge endorses or sponsors the linker or its site, products or services. You must not use Filter Forge's intellectual property including but not limited to trademarks, trade names, copyrights without advance written permission from Filter Forge. Furthermore, you agree to remove the link at any time upon Filter Forge's request.

Applicable Law

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia without regard to its principles of conflict of laws. You agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia for any claim or cause of action arising out of, or relating to or in connection with these Terms of Use or this Website, provided that such exclusivity does not apply to legal actions initiated or brought by Filter Forge.

Filter Forge does not bear any responsibility nor assumes any risks if by any reason a product or a service made available on this Website breaches national law of any state. Those who access this Website do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with their national laws.

Questions may be submitted at www.filterforge.com/contact/. Please also have a look at our Privacy Policy at www.filterforge.com/privacy.html.

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