PAFS Terms, Usage and Conditions 2015

BACKGROUND:

This agreement applies as between the visitor/member/user of our Web Site and Pinoy Angelfish Society, the owner(s) of this domain.  Your agreement to comply with

and be bound by these terms and conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of the Web Site. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions,

you should stop using the Web Site immediately.

1.    Definitions and Interpretation

In this Agreement the following terms shall have the following meanings:

“Content”
means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on

or forms part of this Web Site;

“Pinoy Angelfish Society”
means The Pinoy Angelfish Society or the group who’s main goal is to support the Philippine Blue and Pinoy Angelfish Variants

“Service”
means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that Pinoy Angelfish Society makes available through the Web Site either now or in the

future;

“System”
means any online communications infrastructure that Pinoy Angelfish Society makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future.  This includes, but is

not limited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;

“User” / “Users”
means any third party that accesses the Web Site and is not employed by Pinoy Angelfish Society and acting in the course of their employment; and

“Web Site”

means the website that you are currently using http://www.pafs.info and any sub-domains of this site (e.g. http://www.pafs.info/subdomain. unless expressly excluded

by their own terms and conditions.

2.    Intellectual Property

2.1    Subject to the exceptions in Clause 3 of these Terms and Conditions, all Content included on the Web Site, unless uploaded by Users, including, but not

limited to, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, sound clips, video clips, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software is the property of Pinoy

Angelfish Society, or our affiliates.  By continuing to use the Web Site you acknowledge that such material is protected by applicable International intellectual

property and other laws.
2.2    Subject to Clause 4 of these Terms and Conditions you may print, reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use Content from the Web Site

for personal purposes only unless otherwise indicated on the Web Site or unless given express written permission to do so by Pinoy Angelfish Society.
Personal use includes, but is not limited to, recreational use, social use, and use in education as a student or teacher.  Specifically you agree that:
2.2.1    you will not use the Content of the Web Site for commercial purposes; and
2.2.2    you will not systematically copy Content from the Web Site with a view to creating or compiling any form of comprehensive collection, compilation,

directory or database unless given express written permission to do so by Pinoy Angelfish Society.
3.    Third Party Intellectual Property

Where expressly indicated, certain Content and the Intellectual Property Rights subsisting therein belongs to other parties.  This Content, unless expressly stated

to be so, is not covered by any permission granted by Clause 2 of these Terms and Conditions to use Content from the Web Site.  Any such Content will be accompanied

by a notice providing the contact details of the owner and any separate use policy that may be relevant.
4.    Fair Use of Intellectual Property

Material from the Web Site may be re-used without written permission where any of the exceptions detailed in Chapter III of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act

1988 apply.
5.    Links to Other Web Sites

This Web Site may contain links to other sites.  Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under the control of Pinoy Angelfish Society or that of our

affiliates.  We assume no responsibility for the content of such web sites and disclaim liability for any and all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of

them.  The inclusion of a link to another site on this Web Site does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.
6.    Links to this Web Site

Those wishing to place a link to this Web Site on other sites may do so only to the home page of the site http://pafs.info without prior permission.  Deep linking

(i.e. links to specific pages within the site) requires the express permission of Pinoy Angelfish Society.  To find out more please contact us by email at admin @

pafs.info
7.    Use of Communications Facilities and Content Submission

7.1    When using the Forum and / or any other System and when submitting Content to the Web Site you should do so in accordance with the following rules:
7.1.1    you must not use obscene or vulgar language;
7.1.2    you must not submit Content that is unlawful or otherwise objectionable.  This includes, but is not limited to, Content that is abusive, threatening,

harassing, defamatory, ageist, sexist or racist;
7.1.3    you must not submit Content that is intended to promote or incite violence;
7.1.4    it is advised that posts on message boards, chat facilities or similar and communications with Pinoy Angelfish Society are made using the English language

as we may be unable to respond to enquiries submitted in any other languages;
7.1.5    content submissions are required to be made using the English language.  Content in any other language may be removed at our sole discretion;
7.1.6    you must not post links to other web sites containing any of the above types of Content;
7.1.7    the means by which you identify yourself must not violate these terms of use or any applicable laws;
7.1.8    you must not engage in any form of commercial advertising.  This does not prohibit references to businesses for non-promotional purposes including

references where advertising may be incidental;
7.1.9    you must not impersonate other people, particularly administrators and representatives of Pinoy Angelfish Society or our affiliates;
7.1.10    you must not submit material that may contain viruses or any other software or instructions that may damage or disrupt other software, computer hardware

or communications networks; and
7.1.11    you must not use our System for unauthorised mass-communication such as “spam” or “junk mail”.
7.2    You acknowledge that Pinoy Angelfish Society reserves the right to monitor any and all communications made to us or using our System.
7.3    In order to use the Forum and any other communication facility that may be added in the future or to submit Content, you are required to submit certain

personal details.  By continuing to use this Web Site you represent and warrant that:
7.3.1    any information you submit is accurate and truthful; and
7.3.2    you will keep this information accurate and up-to-date.
7.4    By submitting Content you warrant and represent that you are the author of such Content or that you have acquired all of the appropriate rights and / or

permissions to use the Content in this fashion.  Further, you waive all moral rights in the Content to be named as its author and grant Pinoy Angelfish Society a

licence to modify the Content as necessary for its inclusion on the Web Site.  Pinoy Angelfish Society accepts no responsibility or liability for any infringement

of third party rights by such Content.
7.5    Unless a User informs Pinoy Angelfish Society otherwise, in advance of posting, in writing, and Pinoy Angelfish Society agrees to any terms or restrictions,

all Content submitted is for publication on the Website and other such uses as Pinoy Angelfish Society may deem appropriate under a royalty-free, perpetual basis.
7.6    Pinoy Angelfish Society will not be liable in any way or under any circumstances for any loss or damage that you may incur as a result of such Content, nor

for any errors or omissions in the Content.  Use of and reliance upon such Content is entirely at your own risk.
7.7    Content submitted by Users is not screened by Pinoy Angelfish Society prior to appearing online.  We retain the right to exercise our sole discretion to

remove or relocate any Content as we deem appropriate without the consent of the author.  We shall be under no obligation to exercise such discretion.  If you wish

to enquire as to the removal of Content, please submit your query to Secretary.  This does not constitute an undertaking to explain our actions.
8.    Termination and Suspension

In the event that any of the provisions of Sub-Clause 6.1, above, are not followed, Pinoy Angelfish Society reserves the right to suspend or terminate your access

to the Service.  Any Users banned in this way must not attempt to use the Website under any other name or by using the access credentials of another User, with or

without the permission of that User.
9.    Privacy

Use of the Web Site is also governed by our <<Privacy Policy ADD HTML CODE TO MAKE THIS INTO A LINK>> which is incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by this

reference.  To view the Privacy Policy, please click on the link above.
10.    Disclaimers

10.1    Pinoy Angelfish Society makes no warranty or representation that the Web Site will meet your requirements, that it will be of satisfactory quality, that it

will be fit for a particular purpose, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all systems, that it will be secure and

that all information provided will be accurate. We make no guarantee of any specific results from the use of our Services.
10.2    No part of this Web Site is intended to constitute advice and the Content of this Web Site should not be relied upon when making any decisions or taking any

action of any kind.
10.3    The information on this Web Site is not designed with commercial purposes in mind.  Commercial use of the Content of this Web Site is forbidden under Clause

2.2.1 of these Terms and Conditions.  Any such use constitutes a breach of these Terms and Conditions and Pinoy Angelfish Society makes no representation or

warranty that this Content is suitable for use in commercial situations or that it constitutes accurate data and / or advice on which business decisions can be

based.
10.4    Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that all descriptions of services available from Pinoy Angelfish Society correspond to the actual services

available, Pinoy Angelfish Society is not responsible for any variations from these descriptions.
11.    Availability of the Web Site

The Service is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis.  We give no warranty that the Service will be free of defects and / or faults.  To the maximum

extent permitted by the law we provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility and

satisfactory quality.
Pinoy Angelfish Society accepts no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Web Site resulting from external causes including, but not limited to,

ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war or legal restrictions and censorship.
12.    Limitation of Liability

12.1    To the maximum extent permitted by law, Pinoy Angelfish Society accepts no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage, foreseeable or otherwise,

including any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of the Web Site or any information contained therein. Users should be aware

that they use the Web Site and its Content at their own risk.
12.2    Nothing in these terms and conditions excludes or restricts Pinoy Angelfish Society’s liability for death or personal injury resulting from any negligence

or fraud on the part of Pinoy Angelfish Society.
12.3    Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that these terms and conditions adhere strictly with the relevant provisions of the Unfair Contract Terms Act

1977, in the event that any of these terms are found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, that term is to be deemed severed from these terms and

conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining terms and conditions.  This term shall apply only within jurisdictions where a

particular term is illegal.
13.    No Waiver

In the event that any party to these Terms and Conditions fails to exercise any right or remedy contained herein, this shall not be construed as a waiver of that

right or remedy.
14.    Previous Terms and Conditions

In the event of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and any prior versions thereof, the provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall prevail unless it

is expressly stated otherwise.
15.    Notices

All notices / communications shall be given to us either by post to our Premises (see address above) or by email to Secretary.  Such notice will be deemed received

3 days after posting if sent by first class post, the day of sending if the email is received in full on a business day and on the next business day if the email is

sent on a weekend or public holiday.
16.    Law and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions and the relationship between you and Pinoy Angelfish Society shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Law and Pinoy

Angelfish Society and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of International Law.

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