The Terms and Conditions found in this agreement affect your rights and you should read them carefully before using Cestagi and/or its services, whether or not you register as a member. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you may not use Cestagi and/or its services.

User agreement

    This agreement constitutes your agreement with Cestagi, with respect to your use of this website. You must agree to abide by all of the Terms and Conditions contained in this agreement in order to become or remain an authorized user of the service. As used in this agreement, "we" and "us" shall refer to Cestagi, or any successor of Cestagi.

Eligibility

    Cestagi is a collaborative platform that amalgamates interdisciplinary communities. The owner does not endorse any of the members listed herein. Content contained in Cestagi is provided by individuals and is the sole responsibility of the individual for its accuracy and correctness, including but not limited to information about professional licensing and certification. Cestagi assumes no responsibility and cannot be held legally responsible for any circumstances arising from the content or use of this website.

    Your right to use Cestagi is subject to any limitations, conditions and restrictions established by us from time to time, in our sole discretion. We may alter, suspend or discontinue any aspect of Cestagi at any time, including the availability of any service feature, database or content. We may also impose limits on certain features and aspects of Cestagi or restrict your access to parts or all of this without notice, liability or refunds.

Proprietary information

    Cestagi contains information that is proprietary to us and to our users, including but not limited to designs, text, graphics, pictures, video, information, software, music, sound and other files, their selection and arrangement. We assert full copyright protection in Cestagi. Information posted by us or other users of Cestagi may be protected whether or not it is identified as proprietary to us or to them. You agree not to modify, copy, distribute, frame, reproduce, republish, download, display, post, transmit or sell in any form or by any means, in whole or in part of such information in any manner whatsoever without having first received the express permission of the owner of such information.

Anti-spam policy

    You agree not to use the e-mail addresses of members to send unsolicited e-mail, including, but not limited to commercial solicitations for products and/or services. You further agree not to use unsolicited e-mail, message board postings, or similar methods of mass messaging (spam) to advertise Cestagi, any member profile or other content found on Cestagi. Any violation will result in state and federal penalties and other legal consequences under applicable law.

Hacking

    If you use, or attempt to use, Cestagi for purposes or in ways other than those expressly permitted by Cestagi, including but not limited to tampering, hacking, modifying or otherwise corrupting the security or functionality of Cestagi, your account will be terminated and you will be subject to damages and other penalties, including criminal prosecution where available.

User content

    You are solely responsible for the photos, profiles, messages, notes, text, information, music, video, advertisements and other content that you upload, publish or display on Cestagi.

Code of conduct

    You agree to use Cestagi in accordance with the following:
      a. you are entering and using Cestagi purely for the purpose of personal pursuit;
      b. you take full responsibility for any business conducted with the independent contractor providers that purchase advertising space on Cestagi and waive all claims of liability to us, its officers, directors, employees and agents;
      c. you will keep all information provided to you through Cestagi as private and confidential and will not give such information to anyone without the written permission of the person who provided it to you;
      d. you will not use Cestagi to engage in any form of harassment or inappropriate behavior, including but not limited to the posting of communications, pictures or recordings which contain libelous, slanderous, abusive, defamatory or racist statements;
      e. you will not use Cestagi to infringe the privacy rights, property rights, or other civil rights of any person;
      f. you will not post comments, messages, pictures or recordings or use Cestagi in any way which:
        i. violate, plagiarize or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including but not limited to any copyright or trademark law, privacy or other personal or proprietary rights; or
        ii. is fraudulent, represents someone other than yourself, or is otherwise unlawful or violates any law; or
        iii. is harmful, threatening, obscene, offensive; or
        iv. is racially, sexually, ethnically or otherwise objectionable; or
        v. exploits any persons in a sexual or violent manner; or
        vi. includes photos or information portraying illegal activity or explicit drug use; or
        vii. is plainly intended to solicit or incite sexually explicit conduct or activity; or
        viii. includes photos that do not match your textual description or include people other than yourself or a consenting partner; or
        ix. includes nude photos and/or adult content; or
        x. promotes any other violation of these Terms and Conditions;
      g. you will not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purpose, any portion of the materials from Cestagi.

Removal of information

    While we do not and cannot review every message or other material posted or sent by users of Cestagi, and are not responsible for any content of these messages or materials, we reserve the right, but are not obligated, to delete, move or edit messages or materials, including without limitation advertisements, public postings and messages, that we, in our sole discretion, deem to violate the code of conduct set out above or any applicable content guidelines, or to be otherwise unacceptable. You shall remain solely responsible for the content, public postings, messages and other materials you may upload to Cestagi.

Monitoring of information

    We reserve the right, but shall not be obligated to monitor content on Cestagi to ensure that it conforms to the guidelines stipulated in these Terms and Conditions. We cannot guarantee, and assume no responsibility for verifying the accuracy of the information provided by other users on Cestagi.

Termination of access

    We may, in our sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of Cestagi at any time, with or without notice, for any reason, including, without limitation, breach of these Terms and Conditions. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of your access to all or part of Cestagi at our sole discretion and you may be referred to appropriate law enforcement agencies.

Advertisement

    Cestagi provides information of interest to viewers. We accept advertising from product and service providers. All product and service providers are independent contractors and we have no relation with said providers other than accepting paid advertising from them. Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through Cestagi, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that we shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on Cestagi.

Other links

    Cestagi may from time to time contain links to other external World Wide Web Internet. If you decide to leave Cestagi and access external links, you do so at your own risk and you should be aware that our Terms and Conditions no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any website to which you navigate from Cestagi. We are not responsible for, and have no liability as a result of external links or their contents.

Copyright

    We respect the intellectual property of others and we expect the same of you. You may not post, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. If you believe that your work has been copied and posted on Cestagi in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information:
      a. an original signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
      b. a description of the copyrighted material that you claim has been infringed;
      c. a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on Cestagi;
      d. your address, telephone number and e-mail address;
      e. a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law;
      f. a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

No responsibility

    We are not responsible for any incidental, consequential, special, punitive, exemplary, direct or indirect damages of any kind whatsoever, which may arise out of or relate to your use of Cestagi, including but not limited to lost revenues, profits, business or data, or damages resulting from any viruses, worms, "Trojan horses" or other destructive software or materials, or communications by you or other users of Cestagi, or any interruption or suspension of Cestagi, regardless of the cause of the interruption or suspension. You further acknowledge and agree that Cestagi assumes no responsibility for the content of any material posted by others, but we reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to (a) edit or delete any information or materials submitted to or appearing on Cestagi and (b) refuse access to Cestagi to any person that violates these Terms and Conditions.

No warranties

    Cestagi website is provided on an "as is" basis. We do not warrant that Cestagi will be uninterrupted or error-free. There may be delays, omissions and interruptions in the availability of Cestagi. You acknowledge that Cestagi is provided without any warranties of any kind whatsoever either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. You acknowledge that use of Cestagi is at your own risk.

Privacy and use of information

    You acknowledge that (a) we cannot ensure the security or privacy of information you provide through the Internet and your email messages, and you release us from any and all liability in connection with the use of such information by other parties; (b) we are not responsible for and cannot control, the use by others of any information which you provide to them and you should use caution in selecting the personal information you provide to others through Cestagi, we cannot assume any responsibility for the content of messages sent by other users of Cestagi and you release us from any and all liability in connection with the contents of any communications you may receive from other users. Use of Cestagi is also governed by our Privacy Policy.

Disclosure and other communication

    We reserve the right to send electronic mail to you, for the purpose of informing you of changes or additions to Cestagi, or of any related products and services. We reserve the right to disclose information about your usage of Cestagi and demographics in forms that do not reveal your personal identity.

Notices and revisions

Date of last revision is 01/01/2017.

For questions regarding the Terms and Conditions, please contact the Cestagi team by clicking here.