We may translate these Terms into other languages for your convenience. Nevertheless, the English version governs your relationship with Hintsters, and any inconsistencies among the different versions will be resolved in favor of the English version.
The Services may be used only by persons 13 years of age or older. Use of the Services is void where prohibited. By accessing or using the Services, you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements in this paragraph and are fully able and competent to enter into, and abide by, the terms of this Agreement.
There is no fee to participate in the Services. We may, in its sole discretion, elect to charge fees for participating in the Services, or to use or access any other Services, at any time. If it does, it will update this Agreement to reflect such fees.
Your ability to participate in the Services is expressly conditioned upon your compliance with this Agreement and with all policies and guidelines applicable to the Services that Hintsters may make available from time to time. Your participation in the Rewards Program is subject to the Rewards Program Rules incorporated herein by reference and made a part of these Terms. In the event of your noncompliance, fraud or other inappropriate activity (as determined by Hintsters in its sole discretion), Hintsters may cancel or invalidate your accounts, registrations and Rewards, deny redemption of your Rewards, or restrict, block, limit, and prevent your access to and use of the Services and, further, all Rewards, incentives and rewards shall be subject to forfeiture.
In order to mitigate fraud, Hintsters reserves the right to request photo identification or other reasonable proof of identity from a member requesting payment. If proof of identity is requested, payment will be held until all requested documents have been received and approved by The Website. Failure to provide adequate proof of identity within a timely manner will result in forfeiture of any payment due.
As a Member, you may earn Rewards by reviewing products//services/samples; completing surveys, polls; joining programs; and uploading, creating, and/or submitting photography, images, and videos.
Reviews: You will earn Rewards by writing and submitting Reviews and uploading photos, images and videos of your experience with products and services. The rewards will be calculated by proprietary algorithm that will take into consideration the amount of reviews you write, along with the photos, images, and videos you upload and the views and likes they receive.
YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM AND/OR ANY ACTIONS IS ENTIRELY VOLUNTARY. MEMBERS ARE UNDER NO OBLIGATION TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY ACTIONS AND DO SO AT THEIR OWN DISCRETION. We reserve the right to remove a Member from any Action, campaign, task, poll, survey, contest, sweepstakes, or similar activity, at any time for any reason or for no reason. If you are removed from an Action, we will notify you.
Once you have earned the minimum amount of rewards required to make a redemption, you may access the "Rewards" area of the Site and follow the instructions given to process your reward. The rewards represented in the "Rewards" area of the Site and the minimum redemption amount are subject to change by Hintsters at any time without prior notice. We assume no liability, obligation or responsibility for, and makes no warranty with respect to, any Rewards provided by Reward Partners, or any part thereof. Rewards earned from participating in surveys are valid for 12 months from the award date. If unused on the 366th day after being deposited into your account, your reward will expire and be removed from your Member account balance. Hintsters will redeem rewards from your account based upon the award date. Your "oldest" reward funds will be deducted first, leaving your most recently earned rewards in your account.
If a User's account remains inactive and the User has not logged into their account, confirmed an e-mail communication, or participated on a survey on The Website for a period of two year, then their account will be permanently removed and all cash or other items accrued will be forfeited. In the event of a death of any User, such User's account is automatically and immediately terminated, and all cash or other items accrued in such account are forfeited.
Hintsters's clients may disclose confidential and/or proprietary information and materials to you as part of Surveys, and such information and materials shall remain the sole and exclusive property of its owner. This confidential information may include, but is not limited to, new product ideas or concepts, packaging concepts, advertising and movie or television concepts or trailers, and the text, visual images and sounds related thereto. By becoming a member, you agree that you will keep the contents and materials disclosed to you as part of all Surveys in which you participate confidential and not disclose them to any third party or use the confidential information for any purpose except for the sole purpose of completing the Survey. If you breach this obligation, in addition to forfeiture of your Points and termination of your account, you may be liable for monetary damages to Hintsters and/or our client for damages caused by the result of your breach.
You agree to participate in good faith and to the best of your ability in any market research activities in which you participate in connection with the Services. You will not provide false or misleading data, including without limitation, survey responses that are inconsistent with prior responses or statistically improbable.
Please be aware that by submitting content to this Website by email, postings on this Website or otherwise, including any reviews, questions, photographs or videos, comments, suggestions, ideas or the like contained in any submissions (collectively, 'Submissions'), you grant Hintsters and its affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable and fully sublicensable right to (a) use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, distribute, publish, create derivative works from and publicly display and perform such Submissions throughout the world in any media, now known or hereafter devised, for any purpose; and (b) use the name that you submit in connection with such Submission. You acknowledge that Hintsters may choose to provide attribution of your comments or reviews at our discretion. You further grant Hintsters the right to pursue at law any person or entity that violates your or Hintsters' rights in the Submissions by a breach of this Agreement. You acknowledge and agree that Submissions are non-confidential and non-proprietary.
You alone are responsible for Your Content, and once published, it cannot always be withdrawn. You assume all risks associated with Your Content, including anyone's reliance on its quality, accuracy, or reliability, or any disclosure by you of information in Your Content that makes you personally identifiable. You represent that you own, or have the necessary permissions to use and authorize the use of Your Content as described herein. You may not imply that Your Content is in any way sponsored or endorsed by Hintsters.
You may expose yourself to liability if, for example, Your Content contains material that is false, intentionally misleading, or defamatory; violates any third-party right, including any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right; contains material that is unlawful, including illegal hate speech or pornography; exploits or otherwise harms minors; or violates or advocates the violation of any law or regulation.
We are under no obligation to enforce the Terms on your behalf against another user. While we encourage you to let us know if you believe another user has violated the Terms, we reserve the right to investigate and take appropriate action at our sole discretion. Additionally, you agree not to:
If you communicate with Hintsters personnel ("Personnel"), you agree to do so in a respectful and appropriate manner. You shall not send, share or otherwise distribute to Personnel, Personnel affiliates or other users of the Services any communications having obscene, vulgar, sexually-oriented, threatening, hateful or illegal content. By accessing or using the Services, you agree that you will not publish, post, or otherwise disseminate any publications or other material that disparages, discredits, or casts anyone, including Hintsters, its Personnel, employees, officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, or its licensors in a negative light.
Information and content made available to you in the Services may contain trade secrets or other confidential or proprietary information of Hintsters and/or Dale Network's suppliers or licensors. You must hold in strict confidence and not disclose to any other person any information and content that you access or learn in connection with your participation in any survey, project, questionnaire, or other market research activity related to the Services. You must not use any such information or content for any purpose other than your participation in the Services in accordance with this Agreement. You hereby agree to notify Hintsters immediately if you learn of or suspect any use or disclosure of, or access to, any such information or content other than as specifically authorized in this Agreement.
You agree to (a) provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any registration forms on the Services; (b) maintain the security of your password and login credentials; and (c) maintain and promptly update the information you provide during registration, and any other information you provide to Hintsters, so as to keep it accurate, current and complete. Registration requires information that includes without limitation your full legal name, your date of birth, the address of your primary residence, your phone number and your working email address.
You must at all times comply with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and orders and not cause Hintsters to violate any laws, rules, regulations, or orders.
You may provide information to Hintsters in connection with your participation in market research or otherwise in connection with the Services, including providing survey responses, ideas, feedback, or other information or content ("User Content"). By providing any User Content, you represent and warrant that you have the lawful right to provide it, and that it is accurate and complete. You must not provide any User Content or otherwise make any use of the Site that:is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, false, inaccurate, misleading, fraudulent, or impersonates or misrepresents an affiliation with any person or entity; would violate an obligation of confidentiality or the rights of any person or entity, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national, or international law, including, without limitation, the regulations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission or any rules of a securities exchange such as the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange, or the NASDAQ; infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual or proprietary right of any person or entity; contains or collects any private information of any person or entity, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers, and credit card numbers; contains any viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive, or destructive files or information; contains any advertising or promotional materials, including without limitation, "junk mail", "surveys", "spam", "chain letters", "pyramid schemes", or any other form of solicitation or unauthorized communication; or in the sole judgment of Hintsters, is objectionable, does not reflect your good faith efforts to be responsive.
The Services and all material and content within them, including, without limitation, all information, content, designs, text, graphics, data, software, surveys, music, brands, names of products or services, logos, slogans, other files, and their selection and organization (collectively, called the Content of Hintsters), are the exclusive property of Hintsters and its suppliers and licensors, and are protected in the United States and internationally under its trademark Registered, copyright and other intellectual property laws The mention of other products, services, processes or other information, by its brand name, registered trademark, manufacturer, supplier or in any other way does not constitute or imply its approval, sponsorship or recommendation by Hintsters. You agree not to download, display or use any Hintsters Content located in the Services for use in publications, performances public or websites other than the Services for any commercial purpose, in relation to products or services other than those of Hintsters, in any way that may cause confusion among consumers, that disparages or discredits Hintsters and / or its licensors, which dilute the power of Hintsters's property or its licensors, or which otherwise infringes Hintsters's intellectual property rights or its licensors. You further agree not to misuse any other form of any Hintsters Content that appears in the Services.
YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT, IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICES AND ALL CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. HINTSTERS, ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, AND SUPPLIERS, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, AGENTS, AND EMPLOYEES (COLLECTIVELY, THE "PROVIDERS") EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. NEITHER HINTSTERS NOR ANY OTHER PROVIDERS WARRANT UNINTERRUPTED USE, OPERATION, OR AVAILABILITY OF THE SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT, OR THAT ANY SUBMISSION OR TRANSACTION REQUEST YOU ATTEMPT USING THE SERVICES WILL BE SUCCESSFUL, UNCORRUPTED, OR COMPLETED WITHIN A REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TIME. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DELAY OR LOSS OF ANY KIND THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THE SERVICES AND THE CONTENT. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM HINTSTERS OR ANY OTHER PROVIDER THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICES, WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY REGARDING THE SERVICES THAT IS NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY PROHIBIT A DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND YOU MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM JURISDICTION TO JURISDICTION.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL EITHER HINTSTERS OR ANY OTHER PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF HINTSTERS OR ANY OTHER PROVIDERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THESE DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF, OR YOUR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE, THE SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT, NOR SHALL HINTSTERS BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES, ERRORS, DEFECTS, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE WHETHER OR NOT CAUSED BY EVENTS BEYOND HINTSTERS'S REASONABLE CONTROL, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS LINE FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO THIS SITE'S RECORDS, PROGRAMS, OR SERVICES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. EACH PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT THAT PROVIDES FOR A LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES, OR EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES IS TO ALLOCATE THE RISKS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE PARTIES. THIS ALLOCATION IS AN ESSENTIAL ELEMENT OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES. EACH OF THESE PROVISIONS IS SEVERABLE AND INDEPENDENT OF ALL OTHER PROVISIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT. THE LIMITATIONS IN THIS SECTION WILL APPLY EVEN IF ANY LIMITED REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
You will indemnify and hold harmless, Hintsters and all other Providers from and against any costs, damages, expenses, and liabilities (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorney's fees) arising out of or related to any User Content, your use of the Services or any Content, your violation of this Agreement, or your violation of any rights of a third party.
You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback, original or creative materials, or other information or content provided by you to Hintsters, to the extent it is not User Content, will become the sole property of Hintsters. Hintsters will own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of such information and content for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you. Further, you hereby grant to Hintsters a perpetual and irrevocable license to use such information and content for any purpose.
You and Hintsters are independent contractors for all purposes. No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchisor-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement or by your access to or use of the Services.
Notwithstanding any term of this Agreement, Hintsters reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to discontinue or terminate any of the Services, to terminate your license to use the Services, and to restrict, block, limit, and prevent your access to and use of the Services. Any termination or other action by Hintsters described in this paragraph will not limit any other remedies Hintsters may have against you at law or equity.
By accessing or using the Services, you consent to receiving electronic communications from Hintsters. These communications may include notices about your account and information concerning or related to the Services. You agree that any notices, agreements, disclosures, or other communications that Hintsters sends to you electronically will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including any requirement that communications be in writing. Hintsters's failure to act in a particular circumstance does not waive its ability to act with respect to that circumstance or similar circumstances. Any provision of this Agreement that is found to be invalid, unlawful, or unenforceable will be severed from this Agreement, and the remaining provisions of this Agreement will continue to be in full force and effect. The section headings and titles in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. Any provisions in this Agreement that by their nature should survive the termination of this Agreement (including, without limitation, provisions governing indemnification, limitations on liability, disclaimers of warranty, and ownership of intellectual property) will continue to remain in full force and effect after the termination of this Agreement. If any provision of this Agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. The failure of Hintsters to comply with the Agreement because of an act of God, war, fire, riot, terrorism, earthquake, actions of federal, state or local governmental authorities or for any other reason beyond the reasonable control of Hintsters, shall not be deemed a breach of this Agreement. This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of California, USA, excluding conflicts of law principles. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to the Service.
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