ScopaCards.net Policies

TERMS OF USE

The Terms of Use must be considered jointly with our Privacy Policy.

1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

ScopaCards.net provides a family gaming forum. By using the Service in any way, you are agreeing to comply with the Terms of Use and other ScopaCards.net Policies. In addition, when using particular ScopaCards.net services, you agree to abide by any applicable posted guidelines for the site, which may change from time to time. Should you object to any term or condition, any guidelines, or any subsequent modifications thereto or become dissatisfied with ScopaCards.net in any way, your only recourse is to immediately discontinue use of ScopaCards.net. ScopaCards.net has the right, but is not obligated, to strictly enforce the Terms of use and other ScopaCards.net Policies through self-help, community moderation, active investigation, litigation and prosecution.

2. Passwords Must Be Kept Confidential

The user commits to keep confidential the password he or she chooses for accessing his or her membership account. The membership account and the password are personal and cannot be shared, communicated or transferred to any other individual or entity, except as required by law.

3. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

YOU AGREE THAT USE OF THE SITE AND THE SERVICE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RI4SK. THE SITE AND THE SERVICE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" OR "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ScopaCards.net DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES FOR THE SECURITY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, ACCURACY, AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ScopaCards.net DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES FOR OTHER SERVICES OR GOODS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON THE SITE OR THE SITES OR SERVICE, OR ACCESSED THROUGH ANY LINKS ON THE SITE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED4 BY LAW, ScopaCards.net DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES FOR VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE OR THE SERVICE. Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer of implied warranties. In such jurisdictions, some of the foregoing disclaimers may not apply to you insofar as they relate to implied warranties.

4. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL ScopaCards.net BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT,
INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (EVEN IF ScopaCards.net HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE, WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM USE OR MISUSE OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICE, FROM INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR THE SERVICE, OR THE INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, MODIFICATION, ALTERATION, OR TERMINATION OF THE SITE, THE SERVICE OR MEMBER ACCOUNT. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY REASON OF OTHER SERVICES OR PRODUCTS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE OR THE SERVICE OR ANY LINKS ON THE SITE, AS WELL AS BY REASON OF ANY INFORMATION OR ADVICE RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE OR THE SERVICE OR ANY LINKS ON THE SITE. THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In some jurisdictions, limitations of liability are not permitted. In such jurisdictions, some of the foregoing limitation may not apply to you.

5. MEMBER SAFETY AND MEMBER FEEDBACK

ScopaCards.net cannot confirm the identity of each member. The overwhelming majority of ScopaCards.net Users are trustworthy and well-intentioned. Nevertheless, it's very important to take the same precautions online as you would offline.

When meeting someone for the first time, please remember to:

  • Insist on a public meeting place like a café or at an intersection
  • Tell a friend or family member where you're going
  • Take your cell phone along if you have one
  • Consider having a friend accompany you
  • Trust your instincts

Taking these simple precautions helps make ScopaCards.net safer for everyone. For more information about personal safety online, check out these resources:

  • http://getsafeonline.org
  • http://wiredsafety.org

a. Feedback

ScopaCards.net makes available to Members and Users a system of “Comments” or “Evaluations” which allows them to evaluate leave feedback about the person with whom they are doing or have done a transaction. Owners might require positive evaluation or feedback for rental of their Items. The evaluation will also apply to the Owner or the Item, and Renters can evaluate an Owner after a rental.

b. Moderating

Users are solely responsible for the content they upload and publish under the law and under ScopaCards.net’s Policies. ScopaCards.net does not carry out or guarantee the existence of editorial control of the content published by its Users.

c. Forum Guidelines

Advertising

This forum is not intended to help generate traffic to your website. Any post whose only purpose is to advertise services, whether seeking or selling, is prohibited.

Good Conduct; Keep it Clean

You should remain courteous in your messages and avoid any personal attacks or disruptive or rude messages against others. ScopaCards.net is intended to be a family friendly site. Please keep it reasonably clean.

Respect

You can talk about anything you care about in the forum, please remain respectful of our community. Illegal, controversial, or offensive discussions are prohibited.

Moderation

We reserve the right to change the present rules and guidelines without prior notice. We reserve the right to edit, delete, move or close subjects, messages or topics that we deem not compliant with the present Forum guidelines or other ScopaCards.net Policies. We reserve the right to ban anyone who violates our Forum Guidelines and other Policies or otherwise disrupts the ScopaCards.net community.

6. MODIFICATIONS

ScopaCards.net reserves the right, without any limits or restrictions and at its sole discretion, to modify in whole or in part and at any time, its policies. All changes will be effective once published on the site. Use of the site after these changes have been published constitutes your acceptance of the modified policies.

7. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

ScopaCards.net cannot be aware of all the content published on the site. However, ScopaCards.net commits to remove as quickly as possible any copyright protected material once notified.

All graphic elements, design elements, presentations, logos relative to ScopaCards.net are the exclusive property of ScopaCards.net. Any reproduction without ScopaCards.net written authorization is strictly prohibited.

8. USER’S CONTROL OVER PERSONAL INFORMATION

All users have a right to access, modify, correct, and delete any of their personal information, a right which can be used at any time via the “profile” link or by email at info@scopacards.net .

9. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

Subject to our Privacy Policy, any Content that you transmit to the Site or to us, whether by electronic mail or other means, for any reason, will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. While you might retain all rights in such communications or material, you grant us and our designated licensees a non-exclusive, paid-up, perpetual, and worldwide right to copy, distribute, display, perform, publish, translate, adapt, modify, and otherwise use such material for any purpose regardless of the form or medium (now known or not currently known) in which it is used.

Please do not submit confidential or proprietary information to us unless we have mutually agreed in writing otherwise.

We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask you to do the same. If you or any User of the Site believe its copyright, trademark or other property rights have been infringed by a posting on the Site, you or the User should send notification to our Designated Agent (as identified below) immediately. To be effective, the notification must include:

1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;

3. Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party, such as address, telephone number and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;

4. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be subject to infringing activity and that is to be removed and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the materials;

5. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, agent, or the law; and

6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringing.

Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. Sec. 512(c), our Designated Agent for Notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as indicated below. Service of repeat infringers of copyright or of users about whom repeat claims of copyright infringement are received will be terminated.

Designated Agent for Claimed Infringement:

ScopaCards.net
DMCA Designated Agent
DMCA@scopacards.net

Your acknowledge and agree that upon receipt of a notice of a claim of copyright infringement, we may immediately remove the identified materials from our Site without liability to you or any other party and that the claims of the complaining party and the party that originally posted the materials may be referred to the United States Copyright Office for adjudication as provided in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

10. INDEMNIFICATION

Upon a request by us, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold ScopaCards.net harmless from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorney's fees that arise from your use or misuse of Site. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with us in asserting any available defenses.

11. NO AGENCY RELATIONSHIP

ScopaCards.net and Members or Users are independent parties, each acting in its name and for its own purpose. Nothing in this Terms of Use or other ScopaCards.net Policies shall be deemed to constitute, create, give effect to or otherwise recognize a partnership, agency, joint venture or formal business entity of any kind or create a fiduciary or similar relationship among the parties; and the rights and obligations of the parties shall be limited to those expressly set forth herein.

12. GOVERNING LAW

This Site (excluding any linked sites) is controlled by us within the State of California, United States of America. It can be accessed from all 50 states, as well as from other countries around the world. As each of these places has laws that may differ from those of California, by accessing this Site you and ScopaCards.net agree that the laws of the State of California, without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof, will apply to all matters relating to the use of this Site and to the rental of Items through this Site. You and ScopaCards.net agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the Superior Court of San Francisco County and the United States District Court for the Northern District of California with respect to such matters. This provision is subject to the Arbitration Option described below.

PRIVACY POLICY

1. Preamble

ScopaCards.net respects the privacy of its Users and keeps Any Data collected strictly confidential.

Data submitted to the ScopaCards.net is collected, managed and retained by ScopaCards.net for a certain amount of time. This document specifies what data we collect and how ScopaCards.net will use this information.

By using ScopaCards.net, you accept and agree to abide by these terms. If you do not accept them, you agree not to use the Site.

This document is an integral part of the Terms of Use.

Unless stated otherwise, this document only deals with the use and communication of data collected by ScopaCards.net. The provisions do not apply to the use and communication of your personal data by you to third parties visiting or advertising on our site or on others, to whom you may communicate these details to them.

2. Privacy and Data Collection: What We Collect About You

To provide you with the best scopa experience we keep some personal data about you.

You are welcome to visit the Site without registering. The Personal Information we collect may include:

  • email address,
  • community discussions, forum discussions, chats, dispute resolution, correspondence sent to us, and communications otherwise transmitted through the Site;
  • other information from your interaction with our Site, Content and advertising, including computer and connection information, statistics on page views, traffic to and from the Site, IP address and standard web log information. This information is collected through the hosting service, godaddy.com and Google. We don’t collect it and wouldn’t know what to do with it even if we did.
  • additional information we ask you to submit to authenticate yourself or if we believe you are violating Site Policies;
  • Cookies (to improve navigation by remembering information entered, such as passwords) Cookies are generally small temporary files stored on your hard disk and usually remain only for the duration of your session.
  • Any optional information requested is clearly indicated as such.

Under no circumstances will this information be divulged to a third party or organization without the express permission of the Member concerned.

3. Personal Data: Modification and Access

You have the right to access, modify and/or delete data about yourself. To exercise this right, go to your profile area and modify your profile directly online, or contact us at info@scopacards.net.

4. Use

Our primary purpose in collecting Personal Information is to make your experience more fun by learning general information about the community playing Italian games. You agree that we may use your Personal Information to:

  • provide the Services and support you request;
  • troubleshoot problems;
  • prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities, and enforce our Terms of Use and other Policies;
  • customize, measure and improve our site;

The email or other contact information of the member will never be displayed on the site.

5. Data We Share

We don't sell or rent or otherwise give your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes or for any reason without your explicit consent. We may combine your information with information we collect from other companies and use it to improve and personalize our Services, Content and advertising displayed on our webpages (not sent to you directly). ScopaCards.net pledges to never pass on or sell to any third parties personal information which could be used to identify you personally, unless required by law or to enforce the site policies.

We may also share your Personal Information with:

  • Law enforcement or other governmental officials, in response to a subpoena relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity. We may disclose your personal information with other third parties without a subpoena, court order or substantially similar legal procedure, if we believe in good faith that the disclosure of information is necessary to prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss or to report suspected illegal activity.
  • Other business entities, should we plan to merge with or be acquired by that business entity. (Should such a combination occur, we will require that the new combined entity follow this Privacy Policy with respect to your Personal Information. If your Personal Information will be used contrary to this Privacy Policy, you will receive prior notice).

5a. No Spam! (Or Spyware or Spoofing)

We and our Users do not tolerate spam spyware or other malware. You may not use our communication tools to send spam or otherwise send Content that would violate our Terms of Use or other ScopaCards.net Policies. We may check for spam, viruses, phishing attacks and other malicious activity or illegal or prohibited Content on the Site, but we will not permanently store messages sent through these tools.

6. ScopaCards.net Members’ Information Shared On The Site

ScopaCards.net Members are identified on the Site by user name/Alias, which can be modified at any time in the Member Account. Do not divulge your personal information on the site. ScopaCards.net is intended to be a family site (PG-13 at the most), and any malicious or offensive content is strictly prohibited and encouraged to be reported to us through the “Contact Us” button or other avenues available on the site.

Except as otherwise expressly included in this Privacy Policy, this document addresses only the use and disclosure of Personal Information we collect from you. If you disclose your Personal Information to others on our Site or other sites via ScopaCards.net or throughout the internet, different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of the information you disclose to them. ScopaCards.net does not control the privacy policies of third parties, and you are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties where applicable. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your Personal Information to others, and use common sense.

ScopaCards.net cannot confirm the identity of each member. The overwhelming majority of ScopaCards.net users are trustworthy and well-intentioned. Nevertheless, it's very important to take the same precautions online as you would offline.

ScopaCards.net strongly advises against sharing personal information or physically meeting others in person you meet via the site. If you ignore our advice, we suggest you follow the following guidelines. When meeting someone for the first time, please remember to:

  • Insist on a public meeting place like a café or at an intersection
  • Tell a friend or family member where you're going
  • Take your cell phone along if you have one
  • Consider having a friend accompany you
  • Trust your instincts

Taking these simple precautions helps make ScopaCards.net safer for everyone. For more information about personal safety online, check out these cool resources:

  • http://getsafeonline.org
  • http://wiredsafety.org

7. Password and Security

Your password and email address are the keys to your account. For the protection of you, others, and ScopaCards.net, you agree not to disclose this information to anyone.

If you receive an e-mail asking you to update information such as passwords, or alias, do not reply, and contact us via the Contact Us section. If your password has been given to a third party, you should immediately change it via your Member login area.

ScopaCards.net does its utmost to make communications and data storage secure to protect the confidentiality of your Personal Information against loss and interception by third parties. However, it is important to know that there is no such thing as zero-risk against loss or interception by others of your personal data.

8. Notification and Modification

We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the amended terms on this Site. All amended terms automatically take effect 30 days after they are initially posted on the Site’s homepage. Questions about this policy or the Terms of Use can be sent to ScopaCards.net at info@scopacards.net

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