Upon signing up for The Merkur Desktop's services, all customers agree to comply with Merkur Desktop's Terms of Use. The spirit of this policy is to ensure our customers are using The Merkur Desktop's services with due regard to the rights of other Internet users and in conformity with the requirements of The Merkur Desktop's network environment.
Ads posted on The Merkur Desktop may only contain Merkur related content for sale or want. The Merkur Desktop reserves the right to remove any ads it deems inappropriate. Examples of unacceptable content include but are not limited to, eBay auctions, solicitation of any products non-Merkur related, non-merchandise sales.
Illegal Use
The Merkur Desktop servers may be used for lawful purposes only. Transmission, storage, or distribution of any information, data, or material in violation of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted material; trademarks; trade secrets or other intellectual property rights used without proper authorization; material that is obscene, defamatory, constitutes an illegal threat, or violates export control laws. Examples of unacceptable content or links include but are not limited to: pirated software, hacker programs or archives, Warez sites, MP3, and IRC bots.
Violations of system or network security are prohibited and may result in criminal and civil liability. Examples include but are not limited to the following: unauthorized access, use, probing, or scanning of systems security or authentication measures, data, or traffic; interference with service to any user, host, or network including, without limitation, mail bombing, flooding, deliberate attempts to overload a system, broadcast attacks; forging of any TCP-IP packet header or any part of the header information in an email or a newsgroup posting.
Server Abuse
Any attempts to undermine or cause harm to a Merkur Desktop server or customer are strictly prohibited.
Copyright Violations
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") sets forth the requirements for valid copyright infringement notification. If you would like to notify Merkur Desktop of an infringement of your copyright, the DMCA requires that you:
  1. Send your notification using the Contact form.
  2. Include in your notification the following information
    • A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf (the "Claimant")
    • Identification of the copyrighted work(s) claimed to have been infringed
    • Identification of the material claimed to infringe the copyright(s), and enough information for Merkur Desktop to locate it
    • The Claimant's name, address, and telephone number(s)
    • A statement that the Claimant has a good faith belief that use of the disputed material is not authorized by the copyright owner or his agent
    • A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification of copyright infringement is accurate and that the Claimant is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
Actions Taken by Merkur Desktop
The failure by a customer to meet or follow any of the above Terms of Use is grounds for account deactivation. Merkur Desktop will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of the Terms of Use. Merkur Desktop reserves the right to remove any account without prior notice.
When Merkur Desktop becomes aware of an alleged violation of its Terms of Use, Merkur Desktop will initiate an investigation. During the investigation, Merkur Desktop may restrict a customer's access in order to prevent further potentially unauthorized activity. Depending on the severity of the violation, Merkur Desktop may, at its sole discretion, restrict, suspend, or terminate a customer's web hosting account and/or pursue other civil remedies. If such violation is a criminal offense, Merkur Desktop will notify the appropriate law enforcement authorities of such violation.
Merkur Desktop does not issue credits for outages incurred through service disablement resulting from Terms of Use violations.
Merkur Desktop customers agree to indemnify and hold harmless Merkur Desktop from any claims resulting from the use of our services that damages them or any other party. The Merkur Desktop service is provided on an as is, as available basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Merkur Desktop expressly disclaims any representation or warranty that the Merkur Desktop service will be error-free, secure or uninterrupted. No oral advice or written information given by Merkur Desktop, its employees, licensors or the like, will create a warranty; nor may you rely on any such information or advice. Merkur Desktop and its partners and suppliers will not be liable for any cost or damage arising either directly or indirectly from any transaction or use of the service.
Merkur Desktop reserves the right to add, delete, or modify any provision of its Terms of Use at any time without notice.
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