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These Terms and Conditions (the “Terms”) govern your access and use of the Publica website and all related services and applications (collectively, the “Website”). Please read these Terms carefully before using the Website. By accessing or using the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms.
1. Acceptance of Terms
By accessing or using the Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, you may not access or use the Website.
2. Access to the Website
Publica grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use the Website solely for your personal, non-commercial use. You agree not to use the Website for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You further agree not to use the Website in any way that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party’s use of the Website.
3. User Content
You may submit content to the Website, including but not limited to text, images, and videos (collectively, “User Content”). You grant Publica a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display User Content in connection with the operation and promotion of the Website. You represent and warrant that you have the necessary rights to grant Publica this license.
4. Intellectual Property
The Website, including but not limited to its design, code, text, images, and videos, is the property of Publica or its licensors. You may not copy, modify, distribute, display, or create derivative works from any part of the Website without the prior written consent of Publica.
5. Third-Party Links
The Website may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by Publica. Publica has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services. You further agree that Publica shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such websites or services.
Publica may terminate your access to the Website at any time, without notice or reason. Upon termination of your access, you shall immediately cease all use of the Website and destroy all copies of any User Content in your possession.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Publica, its officers, directors, employees, agents, and licensors from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, costs, expenses, and fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or in connection with your use of the Website, your violation of these Terms, or your breach of any of your obligations under these Terms.
8. Disclaimer of Warranties
THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE”. PUBLICA MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ABOUT THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. PUBLICA DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE.
9. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL PUBLICA BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, EVEN IF PUBLICA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
10. Governing Law
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of [State], without regard to its conflict of laws principles.
11. Entire Agreement
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Publica with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications, representations, or agreements, whether oral or written.
Publica may amend these Terms at any time by posting the amended Terms on the Website. You agree to be bound by the amended Terms upon their posting.
If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck from these Terms and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.