Terms of Service

1. Acceptance of the Terms of Service

Welcome to Heretik! (a.k.a. “we” or “us” or the “Company“). The following terms and conditions (collectively, these “Terms of Service“) apply to your use of heretik.com, including any content, functionality and services offered on or via heretik.com (the “Website“). The Terms of Service also include our Privacy Policy, that you can review here: https://heretik.com/privacy-policy/

We want to keep our relationship with you as lean and informal as possible, but please read the Terms of Service carefully before you start using Heretik, because by using the Website you accept and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms of Service.

Should you disagree with some of the provisions herein, you can either leave the Website (although we’ll be sad to see you go!), or contact us at support@heretik.com.

 

2. Changes to the Terms of Service and the Website

Heretik is a work in progress, meaning that a lot will change in the near future. We reserve the right to update the Website and these Terms of Service from time to time, at our discretion. Your continued use of the Website following the publishing of updated Terms of Service means that you accept and agree to the changes.

 

3. Accessing the Website, Security and Privacy

We are working hard on improving Heretik, but we can’t guarantee that the Website will be up and running 24/7. We also reserve the right to suspend or restrict access to some features to users. In any case, we will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period, nor for any data loss (see also section 7 below).

To access certain features of the Website you have to register by entering your email and choosing a password as part of our security procedures. You must treat such information as confidential, not disclosing it to any third party and only using Heretik in person. There is a password reset procedure in case you forget your password, but please notify us of any breach of security. We highly recommend to choose a strong password and that you log out from your account at the end of every session.

It is a condition of your use of the Website that all the information you provide on the Website is correct, current and complete. In the future, you may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information. As custom for internet websites, we reserve the right to disable any user account, at any time in our sole discretion for any or no reason, including, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any provision of these Terms of Service.

We use SSL encrypted browsing for all logged-in users, but we cannot guarantee that all use will be secure. We also do not guarantee that the Website or any content provided on the Website is error free. We manage your personal data according to our Privacy Policy.

 

4. Intellectual Property Rights and Use Guidelines.

Heretik respects intellectual property rights, and expects you to do the same. Heretik and the Website and the content provided through Heretik is the property of Heretik or Heretik’s licensors and protected by intellectual property rights (including but not limited to copyright), and you do not have a right to use the Website (including but not limited to its content) in any manner not covered by the Agreement. Furthermore, you must not infringe any third party’s intellectual property rights in using the Heretik. Further, you may not remove or alter any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property notices contained on or provided through the Heretik.

 

5. Disclaimer of Warranties, Limitations of Liability and Indemnification.

Your use of Heretik is at your sole risk. The service is provided “as is” and “as available”. We disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. We are not liable for damages, direct or consequential, resulting from your use of the Website, and you agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless from any claims, losses, liability costs and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from your violation of any third-party’s rights. You acknowledge that you have only a limited, non-exclusive, nontransferable license to use the Website. Because the Website is not error or bug free, you agree that you will use it carefully and avoid using it ways which might result in any loss of your or any third party’s property or information.

 

6. Geographic Restrictions

For now, we provide this Website for use only by persons located in the United States. We make no claims that the Website or any of its content is accessible, appropriate or legal outside of the United States. If you access the Website from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

 

7. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Service and any dispute or claim arising out of, or related to them, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Illinois without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule.

Any legal suit, action or proceeding arising out of, or related to, these Terms of Service or the Website shall be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of the State of Illinois.

 

8. Waiver and Severability

Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The Terms of Service constitutes the entire agreement between you and Heretik and govern your use of the service, superseding any prior agreements (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service). If any provision of these Terms of Service is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of the Terms of Service will continue in full force and effect.

 

9. Contact Information.

Heretik’s contact information for any end-user questions, complaints, or claims with respect to the Heretik of the Website is: support@heretik.com.