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The RussianSpeakingAmerica.org website is an online community which enables registered users to share their opinion and to participate in discussions on various topics. The following outlines the terms under which you may use the RussianSpeakingAmerica.org website.


Before using our platform, you should read these terms and conditions (the “Terms”) carefully. By registering to use our platform you will be considered to have read the Terms, understood and agreed to them. It’s also recommended that you read our Privacy Policy, which explains our handling of your personal information. RussianSpeakingAmerica.org is operated by Russian Speaking America, Inc, which is based in the United States. When accessing and using this platform you are agreeing to the Terms set out below. By registering, you agree that you have fully understood these Terms, that you have the right, authority and capacity to enter this agreement, and that you acknowledge it to be legally binding between you and us. RussianSpeakingAmerica.org reserves the right to change these Terms. Our current Terms may always be found on this page. If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use RussianSpeakingAmerica.org and do not register for a RussianSpeakingAmerica.org user account. Your continued use of RussianSpeakingAmerica.org implies your acceptance of any changes that we may make to these Terms from time to time.


A condition of participating in the discussions on our platform is the creation of an account with a username and password, and to provide accurate registration information. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of these Terms, which may result in immediate suspension or termination of your account. You may not use the name of another person or entity as your username or one that is not lawfully available for use, a name or trade mark that is subject to any rights of another person or entity other than you without appropriate authorization, or a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and are solely responsible for all activities resulting from the use of your password and conducted through your account. Use is available only to individuals who are either: (i) at least 18 years old, or (ii) at least 13 years old, and who are authorized to access our website by a parent or legal guardian. If you have authorized a minor to use our platform, you are responsible for the online conduct of such minor, and the consequences of any misuse of the platform by the minor. You represent and warrant that you have provided full and accurate information at account opening including a valid email address and that you will keep that information up to date at all times.


Our platform contains user-generated publications (the Content) that may depict subject matter not always representing the viewpoint of RussianSpeakingAmerica.org. RussianSpeakingAmerica.org cannot filter and monitor the Content created and viewed by its users and does not assume responsibility for this Content. RussianSpeakingAmerica.org reserves the right to deny users access to the platform. The RussianSpeakingAmerica.org platform should not be used as an only place of storage of your publications.


You may not use the RussianSpeakingAmerica.org platform to upload, transmit or share any Content which: You agree not to engage in any of the following on RussianSpeakingAmerica.org:

Violation of any of these conditions will result in the termination of your RussianSpeakingAmerica.org account. While RussianSpeakingAmerica.org prohibits such conduct and Content on its site, you understand and agree that RussianSpeakingAmerica.org cannot be responsible for the Content posted or conduct on its website by others and you nonetheless may be exposed to such materials and/or conduct and that you use the RussianSpeakingAmerica.org service at your own risk


RussianSpeakingAmerica.org seeks no ownership of the Content submitted to the platform and respects and supports the rights of the creator and/or owner. Copyright remains with the publication creator and/or owner at all times and you retain all rights to the Content that you previously enjoyed. However, by submitting Content to our platform you represent and warrant to RussianSpeakingAmerica.org that you are the original creator of, and accordingly all rights, including copyright in and to the Content are owned by you or you have the permission of the copyright holder and that RussianSpeakingAmerica.org is free to use the Content as provided in these Terms without obtaining permission or a licence from any third party. By uploading your Content to the RussianSpeakingAmerica.org platform you agree that we may:

These rights of use will last for the period during which the Content is posted on the RussianSpeakingAmerica.rg website and will automatically terminate upon the removal of the Content from the platform, except as set out in clause 9 (Ending the Agreement).

We can:

You further represent and warrant that: We will attempt to: but cannot guarantee this in any instance, and will not be held liable in the event of a failure to do so.


If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide RussianSpeakingAmerica.org with the following information and we will investigate promptly:


You agree to indemnify RussianSpeakingAmerica.org and its directors, officers, employees and agents from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs resulting from or arising out of: (a) your breach of these Terms, (b) any Content posted by you on the RussianSpeakingAmerica.org platform, (c) use of the publications by you or any person using your username and/or password, and (d) any violation by you of any rights of a third party.


In no event shall RussianSpeakingAmerica.org be liable in contract, tort or otherwise with respect to the RusianSpeakingAmerica.org platform or the Content: (a) for any lost profits, loss of business, loss of data, unauthorized access to data or deficient data secrecy in connection with the transfer of information via the Internet, or for any misuse of Content published on our portal or any other special, incidental or consequential costs, losses or damage of any kind whatsoever, (b) to provide substitute goods or services, except as provided for in these Terms. The terms of this clause shall not prevent any liability or claim for death or bodily injury nor any claim arising from wilful default or gross negligence on our part. We undertake from time to time to use reasonable efforts to give you access to our platform. We reserve the right to, at our sole discretion and when we deem necessary due to technical, operational, maintenance or security reasons, take measures which may affect the accessibility of our portal. Due to the nature of Internet and server provision, downtime and lost transmissions may occur and accordingly we will have no liability to you for the loss of any publications or for any deterioration or damage to any publication or any failure of our platform.


RussianSpeakingAmerica.org may terminate or suspend any and all of its pages and/or your RussianSpeakingAmerica.org account immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach these Terms. Upon termination of your account, your right to use the platform will immediately cease. You can terminate your RussianSpeakingAmerica.org account at any time by giving notice to us to that effect. All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranties, indemnities and limitations of liability. Upon termination of your account we will use reasonable effort to remove all publications posted on your account..


RussianSpeakingAmerica.org reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If the alterations constitute a material change to the Terms, we will notify you by posting an announcement on the RussianSpeakingAmerica.org portal. What constitutes a material change will be determined by us. You shall be responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with any such modifications. Using our portal or viewing any Content following notification of a material change to the Terms shall constitute your acceptance of the Terms as modified.


No person who is not a party to these Terms may enforce them and any legislation according rights to third parties shall not apply. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of these Terms and you do not have any authority of any kind to bind RussianSpeakingAmerica.org in any respect whatsoever. The failure of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for in these Terms shall not be deemed a waiver of that right or any further rights. RussianSpeakingAmerica.org shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations in these Terms where such failure results from any cause beyond RussianSpeakingAmerica.org’s reasonable control, including, without limitation, mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation. If any provision of the Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these Terms shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. RussianSpeakingAmerica.org may transfer or assign these Terms and its rights and obligations under them without consent but you may only transfer or assign the same with our prior written consent.

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