Terms and Conditions

By using this web site, you agree to the Terms and Conditions set forth by EcoHacks.org. If you do not agree with them, please exit this web site. EcoHacks.org reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions, at its sole discretion, at any time. If you have a question about our Terms and Conditions, please send an e-mail to: info@EcoHacks.org, or call 510-508-7386.

        1. Intellectual Property Rights
        EcoHacks.org owns all intellectual property rights (including copyrights and trademarks) on this web site. The slogan "Learn a Hack, Share a Hack" are trademarks or service marks of EcoHacks.org. Other product and service marks on this web site are the trademarks or copyrights of their respective owners. Creative elements on the EcoHacks.org site (functionality, color scheme, layout, design and graphics) are trademarks or copyrights of EcoHacks.org or their respective owners. <strong>All content on EcoHacks.org is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws and may not be copied or reposted without permission from EcoHacks.org.

        2. Appropiate Site Usage
        
            You can submit hack ideas that are already well-known in the public domain. Just don't copy a hack verbatim from another resource and use the same text and images.
            Do not repost text or art work that is the property of another web resource.
            Do not include political messages or opinions with your hacks.
  

        3. Web Site Security Rules
        Users are prohibited from:
        
            Trying to access data not intended for use or logging into an account which the user is not authorized to use; 
            Attempting to penetrate, scan or test the vulnerability of the EcoHacks.org web site;
            Trying to interfere with service to any user or network, or by overloading, "flooding," "mailbombing" or "crashing" or submitting a virus to EcoHacks.org;
            Sending unsolicited e-mail, including promotions, advertising of products or services.
        
        EcoHacks.org will investigate any and all violations and will cooperate with U.S. and international law enforcement authorities to prosecute violators to the fullest extent of the law.

        4. Your Grants
        By submitting your hack, you automatically grant EcoHacks.org a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, transferable right and license to publish, distribute, and display this hack without restriction or compensation. All written material submitted to EcoHacks.org becomes the property of EcoHacks.org. You agree to hold EcoHacks.org harmless from any third party claim, damages or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, relating to or arising out of your violation of these Terms and Conditions, your violation of any rights of another, and your use of this website.
       You may not use EcoHacks.org to publish, transmit, distribute, store or destroy material or data that violates any applicable law or regulation, in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy or publicity rights of others, or that is unlawful, libelous, obscene, threatening, abusive, racist, defamatory, vulgar, unethical or otherwise objectionable.
        You may not modify, transfer, copy, display, publish, sub-license, rent, frame, mirror or distribute any information or content on EcoHacks.org to any person or entity, without prior written permission from EcoHacks.org. </p>
        You are granted a non-exclusive, non-assignable and non-transferable license to use EcoHacks.org. This license is not a sale of any of the owner's rights.

        5. Disclaimers and Limitations
        You assume all responsibility and risk for using EcoHacks.org. This web site and the information provided on it are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis, without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied. EcoHacks.org disclaims any warranty that your use of this web site will be error free, or that any software, information or other material accessible from this web site is free of viruses or other harmful elements. 
       
        EcoHacks.org is not liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of your use of this web site or the Internet generally, even if EcoHacks.org has been notified of the possibility of damages. Since some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. If the limitation of liability or the exclusion of warranty set forth above is held inapplicable or unenforceable for any reason, then EcoHacks.org's maximum liability for any type of damages shall not exceed U.S. $50. 

        6. No Partnership
        <p>No joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship exists between you and EcoHacks.org (or any of EcoHacks.org member companies) as a result of this agreement or your use of this web site.</p>

        7. Rights and Obligations
        EcoHacks.org has the right to terminate your ability to access and use this web site at any time without notice and to discontinue or modify any of the information contained on this service, or the service, at any time. EcoHacks.org reserves the right to change its rules for posting hacks at any time without notifying its users in advance. EcoHacks.org reserves the right to reject or remove any hack it deems inappropriate.

        8. Enforcement
        The Terms and Conditions for EcoHacks.org shall be governed by the state of California and relevant federal laws, and irrevocable consent is hereby granted by both parties to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue for any action or dispute in the state and federal courts located in Alameda County, California, U.S.A. Use of EcoHacks.org is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms and Conditions, including without limitation to this paragraph. Notwithstanding the foregoing sentence, these terms shall be severable and construed to the extent of their enforceability in light of the parties' mutual intent if deemed at all unenforceable by a competent court. Given the nature of these terms, you understand and agree that, in addition to money damages, EcoHacks.org will be entitled to equitable relief upon a breach of them by you.