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Terms of Use


Every website has its terms of use. These are ours.
(effective date of this Policy: November 24th, 2019)

Welcome to Zinezoo!.

Zinezoo is brought to you by Ayal Pinkus, owner of Zinezoo, and which will be referred to here as "zinezoo.com" or the Company, or by words such as "us," "we," or "our." As used herein, the term Website means www.zinezoo.com.

The Website will enable you to browse, read in digital form, the articles on this Website; the Digital Content.

Digital Content IP may be owned by the Company, and is then referred to as the Zinezoo Materials, or it may be a User of the Company Website who created that Digital Content, from hereon referred to as the Creator.

The Creator may create Digital Content, and it will be referred to in this case as User Content. The Creator may create Articles which consist of a Title, a Quote and Article Text , and Creators Publish their Articles in their Zine which may contain zero or more articles, and Creators may Co-publish Articles by other Creators in their own Zine.

The Website further creates Quote Images, which are digital images that contain the Quote provided with the publication of an Article, to accompany the article. Users may further Subscribe to the Zine of a Creator.

Everyone who creates an account on this Website is referred to as a User. Users may indicate that they are interested in receiving a regular Digest, the Newsletter which contains new Articles Published by Creators they have Subscribed to.

The term Service refers to each of, and any combination of, the Website, the Digital Content, and related zinezoo.com services. The Terms of Use in this Agreement govern your use of the Service, and is a legally binding Agreement between you and the Company.

By using the Service, you agree that you have read and understood, and agree to be bound by, this Agreement. If you do not agree, you may not use the Service.

In addition, when creating an account, you will be asked to consent to the use of your personal data as stipulated in our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.

1. Other Applicable Terms of Service


Everything on this website is handled by one company.
The Service on this Website is provided entirely by the Company. No other Terms therefore apply.

2. Limited License to Digital Content


You are allowed to read these articles for free, but you are not allowed to give the articles to others.
Subject to your complete and ongoing compliance with all the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement, the Company grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, revocable, worldwide license to access the Digital Content for your personal and commercial use. Such license does not confer on you any ownership interest in such Digital Content.

3. Limitations on Use


Behave when you use our website.
A. You may not sell, rent, lease, lend, transfer, assign, sublicense, share any rights to, reproduce, distribute, publicly display or perform, modify, or prepare any derivative work based on the Service, or Publish or otherwise make the Service available to others. You may not, and may not encourage, authorize, or assist others to, (a) except as expressly authorized by applicable law, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or in any way access or attempt to access the source code for the Service, or make or attempt to make any modification to the Service, (b) modify, defeat, interfere with, or circumvent any feature of the Service, including any security or access control mechanism, (c) attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Service or to breach any security or authentication measures, regardless of your motives or intent, (d) attempt to damage, interfere with, or disrupt the Service to any User, processor, host or network, including by submitting a virus, worm, or Trojan horse, (e) attempt to disguise the origin of any message or transmittal that you send to or through the Website or the Service, including by forging headers or otherwise manipulating identifiers, (f) pretend that you are, or that you represent, someone else or impersonate any other individual or entity, (g) intercept any system data, personal information, or other data relating to the Service, (h) remove any proprietary notices or labels on the Digital Content or other components of the Service, (i) use the Service for any unlawful purpose, (j) take any action that would impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our network or other infrastructure, or (k) use or launch any automated system, including any "deeplink", "page-scrape", "robot," "spider," "offline readers," or other method or system that accesses, acquires, copies, or monitors any part of the Service in a manner that sends more requests to the Company's servers or other infrastructure in any period of time than a human being could reasonably produce in the same period of time by conventional manual means (provided that the Company grants the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the Website for the sole purpose of creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials, and the Company reserves the right in its sole discretion at any time to revoke such permission either generally or in specific cases).

You may not be able to use the website in the future.
B. The Company reserves the right to revoke your license to the Digital Content if you violate the terms of this Agreement, any applicable law or reason the Company cannot lawfully continue to permit such license. You acknowledge and agree that Digital Content may not be available to view, use or display under certain conditions, such as due to restrictions imposed by owners or licensors of Digital Content or if the Company or the owner or licensor of the Digital Content no longer has the legal rights necessary to authorize distribution of that Digital Content. The Company, or the Creator of the Digital Content, may modify or discontinue the offering of any Digital Content at any time.

Don't break the law.
C. If you are prohibited under applicable law from using the Service you may not use it.

Make sure you are legally allowed to enter into a contract with us and use this website.
D. You may use our Products only if you can form a binding contract with zinezoo.com, and only in compliance with these Terms and all applicable laws. When you create your zinezoo.com account, you must provide us with accurate and complete information. Any use or access by anyone under the age of 13 is prohibited.

Make sure you're either old enough, or that you have permission from the grown-ups who are looking after you.
E. You must be at least thirteen (13) years old to use the Service. Use of the Service by anyone under the age of thirteen (13) is unauthorized and unlicensed. If you are between thirteen (13) and eighteen (18) years old, you may only use the Service with the approval of your parents or guardian.

If you're using zinezoo.com for your job, you promise that your boss knows about it and approves.
F. If you open an account on behalf of a company, organization, or other entity, then (a) "you" includes you and that entity, and (b) you represent and warrant that you are authorized to grant all permissions and licenses provided in these Terms and bind the entity to these Terms, and that you agree to these Terms on the entity's behalf.

4. User Content Licenses


If you post your content on this website, it still belongs to you but we can show it to people and others can save it.
zinezoo.com allows you to post content in the form of Articles which consist of text. In addition, zinezoo.com allows you to Co-publish Articles from you or other Creators in your Zine.

Anything that you as a Creator post or otherwise make available on our Website is referred to as "User Content." You retain all rights in, and are solely responsible for, the User Content you post to zinezoo.com.

You grant zinezoo.com a non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free, sublicensable, revocable, worldwide license to use, store, display, reproduce, save, perform, and distribute your User Content on zinezoo.com solely for the purposes of providing the zinezoo.com Service, including, but not limited to, sending your Articles to Users through our Newsletter, both digital and in print, and for zinezoo.com to use parts of or the whole of the Article, including the Quote, the Title and Article Text, for zinezoo.com to be used for promotional purposes, including, but not limited to, printed books, flyers and zinezoo.com business cards and advertisements or other forms of publication on other platforms, Social Media or otherwise, and in print, and to create Quote Images that contain the Quote that the Creator provided with the Article.

You give us permission to put advertisements in our newsletter.
You give Zinezoo.com permission, for free, to put advertisements in our Newsletter to accompany your Articles, including pages that advertise zinezoo.com itself, and advertisements that promote other companies, or pages that promote Creators, Articles, or other things related to other Creators on the zinezoo.com website.

We can do whatever we want.
Nothing in these Terms shall restrict other legal rights zinezoo.com may have to User Content, for example under other licenses. We reserve the right to remove or modify User Content for any reason, including User Content that we believe violates these Terms or our policies.

5. Allowed User Content


If you post inappropriate content, we will remove it.
Failure to adhere to any of the following will result in your account being suspended or removed completely from our website. In addition, we may report you and your content to the appropriate authorities if we believe your User Content or activities on the Website violate a law or applicable regulation.

If you come across User Content that seems to break these rules, you can report it to us.

The list below is not exhaustive, and in addition to the reasons listed below, we reserve the right to, at our discretion, remove content for any other reason we deem valid.

A. A Creator may not post User Content that is of a sexual nature, including, but not limited to, nudity, porn, erotica or depiction of sexual acts.

B. At our discretion, we may remove, and you may not post User Content that contains, hate speech and discrimination. We also remove accounts that are associated with groups or individuals that promote either.

C. At our discretion, we may remove, and you may not post, User Content used to threaten or organize violence or to support violent organizations or that is used to bully either a natural person or an organisation.

D. At our discretion, we may remove, and you may not post, User Content that promotes selling or buying of regulated goods, including but not limited to drugs, alcohol, tobacco, firearms and other hazardous materials.

E. At our discretion, we may remove, and you may not create, accounts that impersonate any person or organization.

F. At our discretion, we may remove, and you may not post, User Content that infringes on anyone's intellectual property, trademark, portrait, privacy or any other rights.

G. At our discretion, we may remove, and you may not post, User Content that violates any laws or regulations

H. At our discretion, we may remove, and you may not post, User Content that uses zinezoo.com's name, logo or trademark in a way that confuses people.

6. Feedback


We welcome your feedback.
We value hearing from our users, and are always interested in learning about ways we can improve zinezoo.com. If you choose to submit comments, ideas or feedback, you agree that we are free to use them without any restriction or compensation to you. By accepting your submission, zinezoo.com does not waive any rights to use similar or related Feedback previously known to zinezoo.com, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you.

7. Third-party links, sites, and services


A fellow user may post a link to content we don't control.
Our Website may contain links to third-party websites, advertisers, services, special offers, or other events or activities that are not owned or controlled by zinezoo.com. We do not endorse or assume any responsibility for any such third-party sites, information, materials, products, or services. If you access any third party website, service, or content from zinezoo.com, you do so at your own risk and you agree that zinezoo.com will have no liability arising from your use of or access to any third-party website, service, or content.

8. Intellectual Property and Other Rights


Do not copy anything relating to this website.
A. The Service is owned and operated by the Company. The Digital Content, software, visual interfaces, interactive elements, features, information, graphics, design, compilation, computer code, products, look and feel, and all other elements of the Service (the zinezoo.com Materials), are protected by laws relating to confidentiality and the protection of intellectual property and proprietary rights, including copyright, patent, and trade mark laws. All zinezoo.com Materials, including intellectual property rights therein and thereto, are the property of the Company or its subsidiaries or affiliated companies and/or third-party licensors. You may not reproduce, distribute, rent, lease, sell, license, copy, modify, publicly perform or display, transfer, transmit, publish, edit, adapt, prepare derivative works based on, or otherwise use the zinezoo.com Materials except as expressly authorized by this Agreement and/or applicable law. The Company reserves all rights not expressly granted in this Agreement. You shall not acquire any right, title or interest in or to the zinezoo.com Materials, whether by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, except for the limited rights set forth in this Agreement.

Do not copy anything you didn't purchase from this site.
B. Digital Content owned by third-party Creators may be on offer for purchase, for payment of for free, on the Website. The Intellectual Property of this Digital Content is fully owned by the original Creator, or the Intellectual Property owner if the original Creator sold the Intellectual Property.

9. Reporting Infringement


Please us if you see something bad happening on our website.
We respect the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that any content on the Service infringes your intellectual property rights, you should contact us and provide sufficient information for us to investigate the claim further. If you need information or have any claim about the Service, please contact us through .

10. Registration


In order to Publish on our Website, or to subscribe to our Newsletter, you first need to make an account.
A. To use some components of our Service, including Publishing Articles and receiving Newsletters through our Website, you must have an account with us. To create an account, you use our online registration process as follows:

i) You provide the information required by our online registration form, including your email address and you choose your username and password;

ii) You agree to this Terms of Use, and our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy, and confirm you are allowed to enter into this agreement, and you confirm your registration and account information;

iii) This step being taken, your account is created. We send you an email acknowledging your registration. You click on a link in your email to validate the account and your email address.

You may not share your password, and you may not let anyone access your account or do anything that might put your account at risk.

11. Privacy


We respect your privacy.
The Company respects your privacy and has established certain policies and procedures relating to the collection and use of your personal information in connection with your use of the Service. Our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy are available on the Website and apply to your use of the Website and the Service.

We story cookies in your browser after you give us permission to, and we only start storing cookies in your browser after you have given permission, and we only store information about you after you create an account. You have to agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy before the account can be created.

12. Changes to this Agreement


If we make changes to this agreement, we need to ask you to accept these changes before you can continue using this website.
The Company may change this Agreement at any time. The Company may notify you of such changes by posting or displaying the revised Agreement on the Website, by email, or by any other method the Company chooses at its discretion. Changes are effective (the "Effective Date") when the revised Agreement is made available through the Website or through any other method the Company chooses, or at any later date specified in the revised Agreement. Your use of the Service, including the Digital Content, will be governed by the Agreement as changed. No changes to this Agreement will apply to your use of the Service prior to the Effective Date. The Agreement will note the effective date of each version.

All sessions will be closed, and you will be required to consent to the changes on next log-in, before being able to continue using the services provided by zinezoo.com.

13. Termination


Your account may be shut down by you or by us.
The Company may terminate the Service and block or disable your access to the Website at any time, except as prohibited by applicable law. You may terminate the Service and shut down your account at any time by terminating it on your personal Settings page. We are obligated by EU Privacy law to provide you with a "the right to be forgotten". Deleting your account is the operation that allows you to do that, and to remove all personal data relating to you from the Website, including your user profile, articles, subscriptions and subscribers, and all your sessions information.

In addition, you can download all data related to you from above-mentioned settings page.

After termination of your account, data and statistics that can not be traced back to you may remain on the server, as well as log files that contain information about you. Some emails that were generated automatically by the server in order for us to be able to monitor the server may still contain some of your personal data.

This process can not be reversed, your personal data is really removed from the site and the Company can not restore your personal data after you shut down your account.

14. Disclaimer of Warranties


Unfortunately, people post bad stuff on user-generated content sites like zinezoo.com. We take that kind of thing seriously but you still might run into it before we have a chance to take it down. If you see bad stuff, please report it to us.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED "AS IS," "WITH ALL FAULTS" AND "AS AVAILABLE," WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE COMPANY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. THE COMPANY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES, OF ANY KIND, REGARDING THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY, APPROPRIATENESS, AND TIMELINESS OF ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICE. THE COMPANY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT THE SERVICE OR YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, FREE OF VIRUSES, MALICIOUS CODE, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR OTHERWISE SECURE. THE COMPANY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR MOBILE, TABLET, LAPTOP OR DESKTOP DEVICE, COMPUTER SYSTEM, OTHER HARDWARE, OR SOFTWARE, OR FOR ANY LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO DATA THAT MAY RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

15. Limitation of Liability


We are building the best service we can for you but we can't promise it will be perfect. We're not liable for various things. If you think we are, let's try to work it out like adults.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE COMPANY AND ITS AFFILIATES, AND THEIR SUCCESSORS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS, SUPPLIERS AND BUSINESS PARTNERS (COLLECTIVELY, THE "COMPANY AND ASSOCIATES") WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, REVENUE, OR PROFITS, OR LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO DATA, EQUIPMENT, OR SOFTWARE, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE SERVICE, OR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO UNLICENSED OR UNAUTHORIZED USE OF THE SERVICE, OR FOR ANY LOSSES WHICH ARISE INDIRECTLY AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OR BASIS OF THE CLAIM AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY AND ASSOCIATES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF, KNOW OF, OR COULD FORESEE THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

IN NO EVENT WILL THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF THE COMPANY AND ASSOCIATES FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE SERVICE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), WARRANTY, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR USE OF THE SERVICE DURING THE TWELVE (12) MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE DATE YOUR CLAIM AROSE, OR ONE HUNDRED EUROS, WHICHEVER IS GREATER. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY OR FOR CERTAIN TYPES OF LIABILITY TO BE LIMITED, AND, ACORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

NOTHING IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AFFECT YOUR STATUTORY RIGHTS AS A CONSUMER.

16. Basis of the Bargain and Risk Allocations


You agree that this is a fair agreement.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU AGREE THAT THE COMPANY HAS OFFERED THE SERVICE, SET ITS PRICES, AND ENTERED INTO THIS AGREEMENT IN RELIANCE ON THE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH HEREIN, THAT THOSE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY REFLECT A REASONABLE AND FAIR ALLOCATION OF RISK BETWEEN YOU AND THE COMPANY, AND THAT THE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH HEREIN ARE AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN YOU AND THE COMPANY. THE COMPANY WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO PROVIDE THE SERVICE TO YOU ON AN ECONOMICALLY REASONABLE BASIS WITHOUT THESE DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS.

17. The Company's Losses


If we are sued because of something you did, you have to pay our costs.
You agree to reimburse the Company and Associates against any losses, liabilities, claims, causes of action, and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable legal fees and costs of investigation whether before or after assertion of a formal claim, and reasonable litigation expenses) arising out of or relating to your use of this Website, your User Content, your violation of this Agreement, or your violation of any applicable law or regulation.

18. Governing Law


We are Dutch and so we have to abide by the Dutch laws.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, all matters arising out of or relating to this Agreement shall be governed by Dutch law. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, any actions between the Parties arising out of or relating to this Agreement shall be brought only in the courts of the Netherlands.

19. Legal Restrictions


Don't use this website if it is illegal to do so.
Use of the Service is unauthorized and unlicensed wherever it is unlawful under applicable law. You may not use the Service at any place or in any manner that would violate any applicable technology control, export, or import laws. Any offer of any feature, product or service is void where prohibited. The Company may limit or deny to any person, in its sole discretion, access to any feature, product or service.

20. Severability


Abiding by the law is more important than abiding by this contract.
If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unlawful, invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall be unimpaired and remain in full force and effect, and to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the illegal, invalid or unenforceable provision shall be amended to achieve as closely as possible the common intentions of the parties as expressed in the original Agreement.

21. Captions and Terminology


This explanatory text is not a part of the agreement and is here to explain the agreement in plain English.
The title of and captions in this Agreement are for the convenience of the reader and shall not affect the interpretation of the Agreement. The terms "include," "includes," "including," and "such as" mean "include, without limitation," "includes, without limitation," "including, without limitation," and "such as, but not limited to," respectively.

22. Assignment


We may let other companies do things for us on this website, but you may not do that without our permission.
The Company may, in its sole discretion, assign its rights and/or delegate its duties under this Agreement. You may not assign your rights or delegate your duties, and any assignment or delegation without the written consent of the Company, which the Company may withhold in its sole discretion, shall be void.

23. Entire Agreement


Together with the privacy policies, this is the entire agreement between you and this website.
This Agreement together with the Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy together form the entire agreement between you and the Company with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements, arrangements, understandings, and representations, whether oral or written, regarding the subject matter hereof. This Agreement may be changed only by the Company as described in Section 12, or by a written agreement signed by you and an authorized executive officer of the Company.

24. No Waivers


If we don't exercise a right, that doesn't mean that we lose that right.
The failure to exercise, or delay in exercising, a right, power, or remedy available under this Agreement or applicable law shall not constitute a waiver of that right, power or remedy. Waiver by the Company of any obligation or breach of this Agreement shall not operate as a waiver of any other obligation or other breach of the this Agreement.

25. Contacting the Company


You can always contact us through .
The Service is offered by Ayal Pinkus. If you have any questions or concerns about the Service, you may contact us through .

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