Acceptance of Terms
Welcome to style-map.com (the “Service”). We make information available to You on style-map.com subject to the following terms and conditions, which may be updated by us from time to time without notice. By joining to our Service, accessing, browsing using and/or otherwise availing yourself of StyleMap’s Services, you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions, including the guidelines(as defined below) and any future modifications. Please read them carefully.
Description of Service
StyleMap provides users with access to a collection of resources, including various social networking tools, forums, shopping services, personalized content, and branded programming through our Service which may be accessed through any various medium or device now known or hereafter developed, including on the internet at style-map.com, and through content distribution and syndication services StyleMap may make available. You also agree that the Service may include advertisements and that these advertisements are necessary for StyleMap to provide the Service. You also understand and agree that the Service may include certain communications from StyleMap, including but not limited to service announcements, notifications, administrative messages and the StyleMap Newsletter, and that these communications are considered part of StyleMap membership and you will not be able to opt out of receiving them, except by terminating your membership with StyleMap. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features, including the release of new StyleMap properties, shall be subject to the TOS. You are responsible for obtaining access to the Service, and that access may involve third-party fees (such as Internet service provider or airtime charges). You are responsible for those fees, including those fees associated with the display or delivery of advertisements. In addition, you must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access the Service.
Trademarks and Service Marks
Unless otherwise indicated, all names, graphics, designs, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, commercial markings, trade dress, and service names included in the Service are trademarks of StyleMap or its licensors, sponsors or suppliers and are protected by trademark laws. The trademarks may not be used in any manner that is likely to cause confusion to, or in any manner that disparages or discredits, StyleMap.
StyleMap and its Logo are, without limitation, among the registered trademarks of StyleMap and its Affiliates. Infringement of any StyleMap trademark is not permitted.
All content including product designs (including any and all collateral materials relating thereto) included on this Service are owned by StyleMap and/or its licensors and protected by copyright laws and/or design patents. You agree not to use, display, reproduce, retransmit, modify, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, create derivative works of, broadcast, circulate, display or in any way exploit any such content, in whole or in part, whether by e-mail or by any other means, for any purpose other than for your personal, non-commercial use as set forth herein. You are not allowed to use any product designs without StyleMap’s express written agreement.
Some contents include product descriptions along with other contents such as photos, affiliated links, etc. These descriptions can be submitted by the user(author of the original content), any other users, any other 3rd parties, affiliates, or by StyleMap service providers(“Us”). StyleMap attempts to be as accurate as possible in its product descriptions when needed. However, StyleMap does not warrant that product and price descriptions or other content of this site are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.
Communications and Other Content
Visitors may submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, to our User Service Department so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of "spam." You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of any content.
ELIGIBILITY AND REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS
You hereby represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdiction. THE SERVICE IS NOT AVAILABLE TO PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF THIRTEEN (13) OR TO ANY USERS SUSPENDED OR REMOVED FROM THE SERVICE BY StyleMap. BY USING THE SERVICE, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU ARE AT LEAST THIRTEEN (13) YEARS OF AGE AND HAVE NOT BEEN PREVIOUSLY SUSPENDED OR REMOVED FROM THE SERVICE. The Service is not intended for users under the age of thirteen (13), and Service Provider does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from users under the age of thirteen (13). Anyone person under the age of thirteen (13) is expressly prohibited from submitting their personally identifiable information to us, and from using portions of the Service for which registration is required, such as our forums and chat areas; any information submitted by such users will not knowingly be used, posted, or retained by us.
You also agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service's registration form (the "Registration Data") and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, deceptive, misleading, out of date, or incomplete, or if StyleMap suspects that such information is untrue, inaccurate, deceptive, misleading, out of date, or incomplete, StyleMap has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof). Your profile may be deleted and your membership terminated without notice or warning if we believe that, for example and without limitation, you are i) under thirteen (13); ii) you are under eighteen (18) but represent yourself as eighteen or older; or iii) you are over eighteen (18) and represent yourself as under eighteen (18). StyleMap reserves the right to refuse or terminate service, including membership, for any reason.
You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags, or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. This means that you, and not StyleMap, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Service. StyleMap does not control, review, moderate, or otherwise monitor the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will StyleMap be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service.
You agree not to do or attempt any of the following in connection with the Service:
harass, threaten, stalk, embarrass or cause distress, unwanted attention or discomfort upon any other person, include sexually explicit images or other content which is offensive or harmful to minors, include any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, or hateful material, including but not limited to material based on a person's race, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disablement or other such affiliation, impersonate any person or the appearance or voice of any person, utilize a false name or identity or a name or identity that you are not entitled or authorized to use, violate any operating rule, regulation, procedure, policy or guideline of StyleMap as published on the StyleMap Service, may infringe the intellectual property rights or other rights of third parties, including trademark, copyright, trade secret, patent, publicity right, or privacy right, or distribute software or other Content in violation of any license agreement use the Service to solicit users directly for commercial purposes without prior written authorization from StyleMap. Stylists, Salon Owners and Retatilers may promote their services, subject to i) common sense and good judgment, ii) StyleMap review, and iii) specific requirements regarding use of the Service for commercial purposes that StyleMap may, from time to time, communicate directly to Stylists, Salon Owners and Retailers individually; disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to "scroll" faster than other users of the Service are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges; interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service; intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other securities exchange, including, without limitation, the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ, and any regulations having the force of law; access the Service from territories where its contents are illegal is prohibited (those who choose to access the Service from other locations do at their own initiative and are responsible for compliance use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means to access the Service for any purpose without our express written permission or bypass our robot exclusion files or other measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Service; or collect or store personal data about other users, in connection with the prohibited conduct and activities set forth in paragraphs above or otherwise.
You acknowledge that StyleMap may not pre-screen Content, but that StyleMap and its team shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to pre-screen, refuse, or remove any Content that is available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, StyleMap and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the TOS or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by StyleMap or submitted to StyleMap, including without limitation information in StyleMap Message Boards and in all other parts of the Service.
You acknowledge, consent and agree that StyleMap may access, preserve and disclose your account information and Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access 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; (d) respond to your requests for customer service; or (e) protect the rights, property or personal safety of Chictopia, its users and the public.
You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
You understand that the Service and software embodied within the Service may include security components that permit digital materials to be protected, and that use of these materials is subject to usage rules set by StyleMap and/or content providers who provide content to the Service. You may not attempt to override or circumvent any of the usage rules embedded into the Service. Any unauthorized reproduction, publication, further distribution or public exhibition of the materials provided on the Service, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
Governing Law; Exclusive Jurisdiction
Any dispute in connection with the interpretation of these Rules shall be governed by the laws of Taiwan. It is agreed that any lawsuit that may result in connection with these Rules shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Taipei District Court for the first trial.
If any part of this Agreement is found by any court to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that part shall be discounted and the rest of this agreement shall continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.