Site rules

Statement of Rights and Regulations

The Network of Human Rights Activists is a resource that helps people, who share the same views stay in touch with each other. The website titled The Network of Human Rights Activists (hereinafter referred to as the Site) is a networking project that is an Internet resource containing information. The Site allows access to such information on the Internet at the given network address.

1. Basic Notions

1.1 The user of the Site (hereinafter referred to as the User) is an individual accessing the Site by means of the Internet.

1.2 The Owner of the Site is a non-governmental organization Human Rights Center Postup. All rights to the Site and to the network address (a domain name) belong to the User of the Site.

1.3. The Owner of the Site and the User of the Site hereinafter jointly are referred to as “parties”, and individually – “a party”.

1.4 The Administration of the Site (hereinafter referred to as the Administration) is individuals authorized by the Owner to operate the Site and to execute other actions regarding its use. The Administration of the Site acts on behalf of the Owner of the Site, unless otherwise stated separately.

1.5 Personal messages are email messages sent from one user to another and inaccessible to third persons.

1.6 A personal page of the User is the section of the Site accessible to the User upon registration. By means of the personal page the User administers his/her profile (an account), download photos, posts information, sends and receives personal messages and executes other actions regarding the use of the Site.

2. General Provisions

2.1 The relationship between the Owner of the Site represented by its Administration and the Users of the Site, stemming from the use of the Site, are governed by these Regulations.

2.2 In the event that certain questions are governed neither by these Regulations nor by other agreements between the parties, the legislation of Ukraine is applied. The Regulations are also applied to the relationship connected with the rights and interests of third persons who do not use the Site, however may have their rights and interests violated due the Site Users’ actions.

2.3 The User is obliged to become well aware of the Regulations before the registration on the Site. The registration of the User implies his/her complete and unconditional acceptance of the Regulations, which are a legally binding agreement between the User and the Administration of the Site.

2.4 The conditions of the Regulations may be adapted, revised and amended by the Owner of the Site unilaterally and without any prior notifications. Immediately after the revised conditions of these Regulations are posted on the Site, the previous edition becomes inoperative. Should considerable amendments be introduced to the Regulations, the Administration will inform the Users by posting a corresponding message on the Site.

2.5 The current edition of the Regulations can be viewed at http://hr-activists.net/about/rules/

3. The Owner of the Site

3.1 The Owner of the Site is an administrator of the domain and an owner of exclusive rights to the Site, its programs, data bases, informational materials and graphic images, which are also the components of the user interface, to other objects comprised by the Site, as well as to the Site design.

3.2 The Owner of the Site is an informational intermediary and grants services involving the transmission, storage and the provision of access by means of the Internet to the information, graphic images and other materials posted by the Users. Any information provided by the Users and displayed by means of the Site is transferred without alterations and corrections.

4. The User of the Site

4.1 An individual acquires the rights and obligations of the User of the Site upon the first access to any webpage of the Site.

4.2 The Users execute their rights to the fullest extent only upon the registration on the Site. When registering on the Site the User provides a user name (an email address) and a password. After the registration is confirmed and the account is activated, the User acquires the status of a registered User.

4.3 The registered Users have free access to all services of the Site.

5. Rights and Obligations of the Site Administration

5.1 The Site Administration exercises current control of the Site, defines the composition of the Site services, its structure and design, allows and restricts the access to the Site, exercises other rights pertaining to it.

5.2 The Site Administration resolves issues in connection with the commercial use of the Site, particularly the issues of giving permission to advertise participation in partner programs on the Site etc.

5.3 In the event that the User violates the rules determined by these Regulations, the Administration has the right to suspend or to disable the access of the User to the Site or some of its services for an indefinite period of time. In case of repeated or gross violations of the conditions of these Regulations by the User, the Administration has the right to delete the User’s account.

5.4 The Administration reserves the right to review and to deny publishing received materials.

5.5 The Administration has the right, but is not obliged to moderate messages, photos and other materials posted by the Users on the Site.

5.6 The Administration does not consider or resolve disputes arising between the Users, however reserves the right to disable the access of the User to the Site upon the receipt of motivated complaints from other Users on the improper behavior on the Site of the User concerned.

5.7 The Site Administration does not bear responsibility before the User for any indirect, accidental and unintentional damage, including the loss of profit or lost data, caused by the use of the Site, its content or other materials that were accessed by means of the Site.

6. Rights and Responsibilities of the User

6.1 The User has the right to post personal information and photos, to publish topics, to evaluate and leave commentaries about photos of other users, to create new and to join already available groups, to use other services of the Site.

6.2 The User agrees to abstain from the actions stated in and forbidden by Chapter 7 of these Regulations.

6.3 Using the Site, the User agrees to download any materials from the Site or by its means at his/her own risk, and that he/she is fully responsible for possible consequences of the use of such materials, including the damage that might be caused to the User’s computer or to third persons, for the loss of data or another damages.

7. Forbidden Acts

In using the Site, the User must not:

7.1 Collect personal data of other Users for the purpose of its following processing, id. est. work with or conduct operations with personal data, including its acquisition, systematization, accumulation, storing, refinement (renovation or alteration), use, distribution (transmission in particular), depersonalization, blocking or deletion;

7.2 Use any automatic or computer-aided tools to collect information located on the Site;

7.3 Incite (through propaganda) and/or promote social, racial, national or religious hatred and hostility, war, as well as social, racial, religious or language superiority;

7.4 Post on the Site or share by means of personal messages information of limited access (confidential information), if the User is not the owner of such information, id. est. the person who originated particular information independently or acquired the right to allow or restrict access to such information under the law or on the ground of provisions of an agreement, or is the owner of such information, however is restricted in the right to disclose this information likewise under the law or on the ground of provisions of an agreement, under which the User was given such information;

7.5 Post full or partial copies of results of intellectual activity protected by law on the Site without having relevant exclusive or nonexclusive rights to the use of such materials;

7.6 Provide on the Site an open access to or share by means of personal messages text messages, graphic images and other materials, the content of which is abusive to other Users or other persons, or can be considered as such, as well as messages, images and other materials, which discredit Users or other persons and contain threats, calls for violence, illegal, antisocial and immoral acts and other actions at variance with the fundamental principles of the legal system and morality;

7.7 Post messages containing obscene words or expressions;

7.8 Post materials of pornographic character or hyperlinks to websites containing such materials;

7.9 Publish personal data, including contact information of other Users or other persons without their prior consent;

7.10 Post images of other persons without their prior consent, except when it is provided by law, or of other persons without their prior consent;

7.11 Register more than one account on behalf of one and the same person;

7.12 Provide on the Site an open access to text messages, graphic images and other materials containing advertisement without the prior consent of the Administration, or transfer such materials by means of personal messages without the prior consent of the User;

7.13 Perform actions aimed to destabilize the operation of the Site, try to illegally gain access to the administering of the Site or to its closed sections (the sections authorized to access by the Administration only), and perform any other actions that can be regarded as a network attack;

7.14 Use the Site for any commercial purposes without the prior consent of the Administration or the Owner of the Site.

8. Guarantees and Liabilities of Parties

8.1 The User guarantees that the publishing of or the transference by means of personal messages of information, full or partial copies of results of intellectual activity protected by law and of other materials will not infringe rights and legal interests of other persons.

8.2 The User guarantees undertaking of appropriate measures to ensure the confidentiality of account data used by him/her for the authorization on the Site and to ensure the prevention of authorization of other persons with the use of his/her account data.

8.3 The Owner of the Site guarantees the privacy of correspondence of the Users carried on by them via personal messages.

8.4 The Owner of the Site guarantees that the Site Administration will not send messages containing advertisement to the Users without their prior consent.

8.5 The Owner of the Site guarantees that the email address, specified by the User upon the registration, will be used only for the connection between the Administration and the User, to send notifications and messages the User subscribed for, and that it will not be passed to third persons without the prior consent of the User.

8.6 The Owner of the Site represented by the Administration is under an obligation to make every reasonable effort to maintain the Site in proper working order, however does not guarantee permanent and fail-safe work of the Site, and is not obliged to provide its continuous functioning.

8.7 If the conditions of these Regulations are violated, the access of the User to the Site or its individual services may be suspended temporarily or disabled for an indefinite period. The User’s access to the Site (its individual services) is restored at the discretion of the Administration upon a written application of the User.

8.8 In the event of the repeated or gross violation of the Regulations by the User, his/her account may be deleted.

8.9 Except statutory cases the Owner of the Site is not responsible for losses born by the User in connection with malfunctions of software or hardware, as well as for losses that arose following the User’s actions that clearly did not correspond to the common rules of work with information in the Internet, with hardware or software.