Terms of Service

The following terms and conditions govern all use of the Sikantispets website and all content, services, and products available at or through this website. The website is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies (including, without limitation, our privacy policy) and procedures that may be published from time to time on this site by Sikantispets and Sikantis.net (collectively, the “agreement”).

Age representation: Sikantispets is not directed to children younger than 13, and service on the website is offered only to users 13 years of age or older. Any person who registers as a user or provides personal information to this website represents that he or she is 13 years of age or older.

Third-party service indemnity: Registration through third-party services, including but not limited to Google, Twitter, Facebook, Steam, and Reddit (collectively, “social media services”), is not required to comment on or to access this website. Social media services are separate entities and are not bound by the privacy policies and terms of service of Sikantispets and Sikantis.net. Users are encouraged to review the policies of all third-party services, including social media, while using Sikantispets.com. Continued use of this website constitutes agreement that Sikantispets and Sikantis.net are not and will not be held liable for any privacy complaints or legal disputes arising from interactions with third-party services.

Responsibility of contributors: Contributors and commenters are responsible for maintaining the security of their writing and commenting accounts and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under their accounts and any actions taken in connection with them. Users acknowledge that they assume all risks associated with posting any personal information online. Contributors and commenters are entirely responsible for the content of and any harm resulting from that content, regardless of what form the content takes, including but not limited to text, photo, video, audio, or code. By making content available on the site and/or in the comments, you represent and warrant that your content does not violate these terms or the community commenting guidelines. By submitting comment content to Sikantispets, you grant Sikantispets and Sikantis.net, a world-wide, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt, and publish that content and make it available to third parties for the purposes of analyzing and distributing (but not publicly displaying) the content through their services. You acknowledge that Sikantis.net has the right (though not the obligation) at its sole discretion to refuse or remove any content that violates any Sikantispets policy or is in any way harmful or objectionable; the company may further terminate or deny access to and use of the website to any individual or entity for any reason at its sole discretion.

Responsibility of visitors: By operating Sikantispets, Sikantis.net does not represent or imply that it endorses the material posted in the site’s comments or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful, or non-harmful. By linking to an external website or webpage, we do not represent or imply that we endorse such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, and other harmful or destructive content. This website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable; it may contain content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. Sikantis.net disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of this website or from any downloading by those who access any content here posted.

Copyright infringement: If you believe that material located on Sikantispets or in its comments violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify Sikantispets in accordance with the DMCA. We will respond to all such notices as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. We will terminate a visitor’s access to and use of this website if the visitor is determined to be a repeat infringer of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights. Use of Sikantispets’s RSS feeds is likewise subject to these terms of use. At Sikantispets’s sole discretion, third parties are permitted to display only content provided in the feed, without modification or advertisement, and with attribution and links to the original source material on this website.

Disclaimer of warranties: This website is provided “as is.” Sikantis.net and its affiliates hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Neither Sikantis.net nor its affiliates makes any warranty that the website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from or otherwise obtain content or services through this website at your own discretion and risk.

Limitation of liability: In no event will Sikantis.net or its affiliates be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability, or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

General representation and warranty: You represent and warrant that (i) your use of this website will be in strict accordance with the Sikantispets privacy policy, with this agreement, and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental area regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside) and (ii) your use of the website will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.

Indemnification: You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Sikantis.net, Sikantispets, its contractors, and its licensors, as well as their respective directors, officers, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of this website, including but not limited to your violation of this agreement.

Contests and giveaways: Any contests and giveaways conducted on behalf of Sikantispets and Sikantis.net shall be subject to additional official contest and giveaway rules.

This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Sikantispets, Sikantis.net and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and it may be modified only as posted here by a representative of Sikantis.net. Any access to or use of this website will be governed by the laws of the state of Florida. This agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.
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