Due to the specific character of the Karoo Internet Website Service (the “Service”), and the general nature of websites, it is necessary to have a set of legal parameters that govern the relationship between; (i) a User (someone who accesses and registers to use the Service), and (ii) a visitor (someone who accesses the Site but does not register to use the site).
Conditions of Making Posts
Code of Conduct
You agree to use the Karoo Service in accordance with the following Post content code of conduct.
This Agreement may be amended by Karoo from time to time. Any such amendments will be effective upon posting on the Karoo Website.
This Agreement shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Karoo Service or are a User. You may terminate your Usership at any time, for any reason, by following the instructions on the User’s Account Settings page.
Communications with Users
Users agree that once they have registered they may receive communications from Karoo depending on the options they have exercised on registration. Users have the right to change such options at any time.
Users are solely responsible for their interaction with other Karoo Users or Users, whether online or offline. Karoo reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between Users. If you have a dispute with one or more User or User, you release Karoo (and our officers, directors, agents, employees, subsidiaries, and affiliates) from claims, demands, and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such dispute.
The Service (including any software contained therein) is provided “as-is.” Any use of the Service is at your own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Karoo expressly disclaims all warranties, whether express or implied, including without limitation implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, and title. Karoo makes no representation or guarantee that the Service will be free from loss, damage, destruction, corruption, interference, viruses, worms, bugs, Trojan horses, attacks, hacking, or other security breaches; and Karoo disclaims any liability relating thereto. Karoo cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the Service. You are solely responsible for creating and maintaining your own personal backup of any of your Posts or Content uploaded to Karoo.
Karoo takes no responsibility for editing POSTS / Content in any form other than limiting POST / Content length, data size, setting out undesirable content parameters, and some automated formatting. It is the responsibility of Members to ensure their content is acceptable to the site requirements and generally acceptable language, grammar, and any applicable laws.
The Service may be unavailable from time to time for maintenance or other reasons. Under no circumstances will Karoo be held liable for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, loss, corruption, defect, delay, theft, destruction, unauthorised access to, or alteration of communications, or any other delay or failure in performance. Without limiting the foregoing, Karoo will not be held liable for any problem, technical malfunction, or failure of the Internet or any telecommunications equipment, network, or line, computer online system, server or provider, computer or other equipment, email, media player, or other software or hardware – whether resulting from technical problems, traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website or combination thereof, or any other reason. Karoo will not be held liable for any delay or failure in performance resulting directly or indirectly from acts of nature, forces, or causes beyond Karoo’s reasonable control, including without limitation other equipment failures, electrical power failures, strikes, labour disputes, riots, insurrections, civil disturbances, shortages of labour or materials, fires, floods, storms, explosions, acts of God, war, governmental actions, orders of domestic or foreign courts or tribunals, non-performance of third-parties, or loss of or fluctuations in heating, lighting, or air conditioning. Karoo will not be held liable for any loss, damage, injury, or death of any person, or any loss or damage to any computer or other equipment, resulting directly or indirectly from participation in the Service, from accessing or using Posts Content or other materials in connection with the Service, and/or from any other reason set forth herein. Without prior notice, Karoo may modify, suspend, or discontinue any part of the Service (including any Posts or Content) or your use of them; and in the event Karoo does so, it will not be liable to you or any third-party.
Users acknowledge that their uploading of any Posts or Content to Karoo is done at their own risk. Karoo will not be held liable for any loss, damage, or injury relating to such Posts or Content in any way. Karoo will not be held liable for any incorrect or inaccurate Posts or Content on the Site or in connection with the Service, whether caused by Users, Users, or any equipment or programming associated with or used in the Service. Karoo will not be held liable for the conduct of any User or User. Under no circumstances will Karoo be held liable for any loss, damage, or injury, including without limitation personal injury or death, resulting from any use of the Service, any Post or Content on the Service or transmitted to Users, or any interaction between Users or Users, whether online or offline.
Some of the Posts or Content, products, and services available through the Service may include materials belonging to third-parties. Karoo or its partners may present advertisements or promotional content on or through the Service. Karoo has no control over and does not warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume liability for any Post or Content, product, or service that is advertised, promoted, or offered by a third-party through the Service or any hyperlinked Website, or featured in any banner or other advertising. Your dealings with, or participation in promotions of, any third-party advertiser on or through the Service are solely between you and the third-party. You agree that Karoo will not be held liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss, damage, or injury of any kind incurred as a result of any such dealings or the presence of such third-parties on the Service. As when dealing with any product or service provider, you should use your best judgment and exercise caution as appropriate.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Karoo, its officers, directors, agents, employees, subsidiaries, and affiliates from any claim, suit, action, demand, loss, and damages, including without limitation attorneys’ fees, costs, and expenses, made or incurred by any third-party arising out of or relating to your use of the service, any Posts or Content that you upload, your use of Posts or Content accessed from the site or Service, your violation of this Agreement, and/or your violation of any third-party rights.
Karoo may provide you with notices, including without limitation notices regarding changes to the Agreement by eMail, Postings on the Service. Unless the notice states otherwise, it will become effective immediately.
Users need understand that meeting new people, by whatever method or means, always requires taking normal precautions you should otherwise follow in establishing new relationships. Those may include, but are not limited to, meeting in public places, checking with mutual friends, free or fee-based internet background checks or searches, and otherwise using common sense about protecting yourself and your property. You understand that you are responsible for protecting yourself and your personal and financial information, that you are not entrusting that responsibility to anyone else, and that you understand that nothing on KKaroo is designed to or should be expected to do any of that for you.
When you Sign Up to become a User, you will be asked to provide a User-name and a Password. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Password. You agree not to use the account, Username, or password of another User at any time or to disclose your Password to any third party. You agree to notify Karoo immediately if you suspect any unauthorised use of your account or access to your Password. You are solely responsible for any and all use of your account.
This Agreement (including all Karoo, guidelines, rules, and notices incorporated by reference herein) represents the complete and exclusive statement of the agreement between Karoo and you regarding the use of the Karoo Site or Service; and it supersedes any prior proposal, oral or written agreement, and any other communications between Karoo and you relating to the subject matter of this Agreement. Any failure of Karoo to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavour to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the remainder of the Agreement will continue in full force and effect. No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement. Unless expressly provided in this Agreement, there will be no third-party beneficiaries to this Agreement. The section titles in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.