For Your Information HackerNest ("we," "us", or "Site(s)") runs this site and any pages within hackernest.com. We administer all variations of, and use of, the Software Platform ("Platform", "Unite Platform", "HackerNest Unite", "Unite", or "UNITE") installed on any hackernest.com pages. Users of the Site ("User(s)" or "You") include any person or organization or representative of an organization who provide Content ("Provider", "Host", "Poster") or consume Content on the Site which includes Events, Directory Entries, Job Postings, Profiles, commentary and chat, and other such contributors or consumers. Listings on the Site include but are not limited to: (i). conferences, classes, workshops, seminars, social events, and other in-person or virtual gatherings; (ii). individual, company, association, or organization directory listings, job postings, announcements, news and press releases; (iii). and any other posts that can be made by Users such as forum postings, comments, replies, and other such content.
HackerNest provides you access to the Site, subject to the terms and conditions described here, and any other guidelines, rules or licenses posted in connection with the Site. The Site is a unified platform, directory, listing service, and community portal that connects our in-person communities online and is central to our engagement in any city, industry, business network, membership organization, or multi-entity ecosystem.
Be a real person. You should be over 18 years of age or have at least reached the age of legal majority in your jurisdiction in order to use the Site or participate or engage in and with any of the Events, Activities, Listings, Profiles, Posted Content, and communications protocols and mechanisms being offered on the Site by HackerNest and/or by others. If you are between 13 and 18 years of age, you should have permission from a parent or legal guardian to use the Site as your participation and engagement with Content on the Site is contingent upon your agreement to these Terms which encompass conditions, obligations, representations, warranties, and other such items.
Registration. To be a User of the Site, you may be asked questions that request personal information. To be a User, you must provide a true and accurate representation of yourself in answers to these questions on the Site. To set up your User Account, you may be required to enter information in addition to your name and email address. You agree that all information you provide is accurate, current, and complete, and that you will maintain and update your information to keep it as such. You acknowledge that we reserve the right to terminate your Use of the Site and your participation, submission, application, or enrollment in any Activities, Events, and other Listings if any information provided by you is untrue, inaccurate, incomplete, or significantly outdated. In addition to registration information, the Site may request for more information from and about you that may be deemed as "personally identifiable" information. Your Use of the Site indicates your agreement for us to use this information to provide certain products and/or services to you and that we may share such information with third parties in conjunction with the delivery of such services. (This means that, in order to provide you with Services, we may have to process your personal information through external tools and APIs such as payment processors. This does NOT mean we have the right (or desire) to sell or share your personally identifiable information with third parties arbitrarily.)
Content. We do not claim ownership of any User Profile Content you may submit or make available for inclusion on the Site. Subject to the license of use granted to Us, User will be the sole and exclusive owner of any and all rights, title and interest in and to any provided User Profile Content.
With respect to any User Content you submit to Us (including for inclusion on the Sites, Classes, Events, or Profiles) or that is otherwise made available to Us, you hereby grant Us an irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free and non-exclusive license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform, and publicly display such User Content on the Site(s) or in the Listings, Directories, or other showcase mechanisms or otherwise exploit the User Content, with the right to sublicense such rights (possibly to multiple tiers), for any purpose. HackerNest reserves the right to remove any User Content at any time, for any reason, without notification. (This means that if you post an Event or other such Content on the Site, you allow us to promote and feature the Event or other Content to our community and other marketing channels.)
To the extent that you provide any User Content, you represent and warrant that (a) you have all necessary rights, licenses and/or clearances to provide such User Content and permit HackerNest to use such User Content as provided above, (b) such User Content is accurate and reasonably complete, (c) as between you and Us, you shall be responsible for the payment of any third party fees related to the provision and use of such User Content, and (d) such User Content does not and will not infringe or misappropriate any third party rights or constitute a fraudulent statement or misrepresentation or unfair business practice. (Don't steal and don't lie.)
With respect to any submissions of User Content, you agree to comply with all applicable local and federal laws, rules, regulations, and provisions, including but not limited to rules regarding online conduct ("The HackerNest Code of Conduct") and acceptable content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding the transmission of information and data exported to or from Canada, the United States, or the country in which you reside.
What content isn't allowed. Content, Events, Listings, and Postings that are not permitted on the site are as follows: anything obscene, abusive, harassing, threatening, indecent, libelous, or that contain any viruses, Trojan horses, code injections, time bombs, cancelbots, or other disabling and harmful components intended to damage or interfere with or intercept any system, data, or personal information that you do not have the right to disclose or make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships. This means you may not do, post, share, or engage with anything illegal on or to the Site.
Payments & Fees. We may offer the ability for Users to send and/or accept payments, and charge usage and processing fees for certain features on the Site. In the event that We do offer such transaction capabilities, payments and fees that we collect from Users will be through an established integrated payment processor such as Stripe, a third party payments provider, in Canadian Dollars, American Dollars, or any other currencies of any other countries. Use of this Site acknowledges that HackerNest does not control and is not responsible for your provision of data or personally identifiable information to any third party tools or platforms engaged to deliver the Services of the Site.
Ownership of Copyright. All Content or other material available on the Site, including but not limited to event, conference, workshop, and seminar content, lectures, speeches, lessons, quizzes, presentation materials, homework and programming assignments, programs, code, and images, text, layouts, displays, illustrations, documents, materials, audio/video clips, HTML and files (collectively, "Content"), are the property of HackerNest and/or its affiliates or licensors and are protected by copyright, patent and/or other proprietary intellectual property rights under the laws of Canada, the United States, and/or other countries.
Participant and Provider Conduct. You agree to not harass other Participants, Providers, or Visitors. You agree to not post any sensitive, confidential, private, illicit, or otherwise inappropriate materials relevant to any Event, Listing, Posting, Profile, Company, or User, solutions to content in any Event, or other such Content not made explicitly available to the broader public. That means you may not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or exploit for any commercial purposes any portion of the Events, Activities, Listings, Postings, or Information on the Site for any purpose other than what is required to deliver or participate in an Event, Activity, Listing, or Posting.
You agree to not use Unite, any variation of the Unite Platform, and any other intellectual property owned by HackerNest, such as HackerNest names, trademarks, service marks, or other materials in connection with, or to transmit, any unsolicited communications or emails, using any automated communications applications, sites, or mechanisms. You agree to not falsely represent your identity or misrepresent your affiliations; to not disguise the origin of any communications you or anyone else transmits through the Site, or interfere with any of the operations of the Site or servers/networks connected to the Site. You agree to not disobey any laws, requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of networks connected to the Events, Listings, and the Site in general.
Disclaimer of Warranties. You expressly acknowledge and agree that Your Use of the Site and all Content and Services available on the Site is done so at your sole risk and responsibility. They are provided "As Is" and "As Available" with no representations or warranties of any kind, either express or implied. You assume total responsibility and the entire risk for your use, participation in, engagement with, and/or communications with any of the Events, Listings, Postings, and any other Content on the Site. Please use good judgment in choosing Providers, Events, Activities, and Postings to engage with.
Linking to other Sites. The Site may contain links to other non-HackerNest pages on other websites which may contain content or offer products and/or services for sale. We do not monitor or control these sites and You acknowledge that we are not responsible for the accuracy or availability of any information provided by Linked Sites and we do not endorse those Sites or their sponsors, or any other materials presented on such Linked Sites. We may remove any Linked Sites from our Site at any time, for any reason, or for no reason at all. As such, you agree that HackerNest is not liable for any transactions you may conduct with Third Parties through Links or Linked Sites.
Links to any material with intellectual property rights that Linked Sites may contain are provided for information purposes only and does not create or imply any relationship between HackerNest and the operator(s) of such Linked Sites.
Disputes and Copyright Infringement Claims. Please respect intellectual property ownership and rights. If you have evidence that your product, brand, trade mark, service mark, or other work is misrepresented or used unlawfully within the context of the Site, please provide Us with an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the product, copyright or other intellectual property interest; a description of the product, work or other intellectual property that you believe has been misrepresented or infringed upon; a description of where the material that you claim is misrepresenting or infringing upon your product, work or other intellectual property is located on the Site; your address, telephone number, and email address; a statement or affidavit from and by you that you, in good faith, believe that the disputed use is not authorized by the product, work, copyright or intellectual property's owner, or its agent, or applicable law; including a certified statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the product, work, copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on such owner's behalf. Please provide this information to: firstname.lastname@example.org