Revised July 2015
By using the Services provided by Needls Media Inc. ("NEEDLS"), the Customer agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions of NEEDLS's Acceptable Use Policy ("AUP"). If the Customer does not agree with the terms and conditions of this AUP, the Customer must immediately stop using the Services and notify NEEDLS customer service that the Customer is terminating the Services. At NEEDLS, we are committed to making our service (the "Services") a truly enjoyable and satisfying experience for our Customers. Our Services creates, curates and optimizes Customers' online advertising through online advertising networks including but not limited to Facebook, Google and Instagram as well as giving our customer the ability to discover individuals looking for their products or services through an analysis of social media postings.
To protect the network and Customers who could be affected through another user's abuse of these privileges, NEEDLS has the right to terminate the Services of any person who contravenes to the terms and conditions of this Acceptable Use Policy ("AUP"). All users of the NEEDLS services are therefore subject to the terms and conditions of the following AUP.
The Services may only be used for lawful purposes. Transmission, distribution or storage of any material in violation of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited. This includes, without limitation, material protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights used without proper authorization, as well as material that is or may be considered as obscene, defamatory or constitutes a threat. NEEDLS does not assume any responsibility for material available, transmitted, stored or otherwise accessible through the Services. Using the Services for the transmission or storage of material protected by copyright or by other intellectual property rights without the consent of the relevant rights holders may be an infringement of Canadian copyright law and could give rise to criminal and civil liability. NEEDLS does not authorize the use of its Services in any way that is contrary to law.
Each Customer is responsible for ensuring that the use of the Services complies with this AUP. The Customer is fully responsible for any misuse of the Services even if the inappropriate activity was committed by another individual such as a friend, family member, guest or employee with access to the Customer's account. It is the Customer's responsibility to ensure that no one gains unauthorized access to the Services. The Customer is solely responsible for the security of any device they choose to connect to the NEEDLS network, including any data stored on that device.
Prohibited activities include, but are not limited to:
- Accessing data without express authorization of the owner
- Logging into or making use of a server or account the Customer is not expressly authorized to access;
- Probing the security of other computers/networks;
- Forging any part of the TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in an E-mail or a newsgroup posting;
- Facilitating a violation of this AUP
- Advertising, transmitting, or otherwise making available any software, program, product, or service that is designed to violate this AUP, which includes the facilitation of the means to spam; − Use or distribution of tools designed for compromising security, such as password guessing programs, cracking tools, packet sniffers or network probing tools is prohibited. The Services may not be used to collect, or attempt to collect, personal information about third parties without their knowledge or written consent; − The Services may not be used to interfere with computer networking or telecommunications services of any user, host or network, by, without limitation, denial of service attacks, flooding of a network, overloading a service, improper seizing and abuse of operator privileges and attempts to "crash" a host. The transmission or dissemination of any information or software that contains a virus or other harmful feature also is prohibited. The Services may not be used to violate the rules, regulations or policies applicable to any network, server, computer database, or web site that the Customer accesses or to violate another Internet service provider's acceptable use policy and/or terms of service.
There may be content on the Internet or otherwise available through the Services which may be offensive to some individuals, or which may not be in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. NEEDLS does not assume any responsibility for the content contained on the Internet or otherwise available through the Services. The Customer must assume the risk of accessing content through the Services, and NEEDLS shall not have any liability for any claims, losses, actions, damages, suits or proceedings arising out of or otherwise relating to access to such content. Adults may want to use a program capable of restricting access to sexually explicit material on the Internet if the Services are used by children. Content questions or complaints should be addressed to the content provider.
The Customer is solely responsible for any information that the Customer publishes on the web or other Internet services, including but not limited to content posted in the Customer's profile. The Customer must ensure that any content that may be disseminated is appropriate for its intended recipient. NEEDLS reserves the right, without however having the obligation to do so, to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that is unlawful, offensive, obscene, defamatory, or that may be considered as such, or otherwise causes unnecessary stress on the NEEDLS network, its services and its resources, or other users.
Violation of AUP
Although NEEDLS has no obligation to monitor the Services and/or the network, NEEDLS reserves the right to monitor from time to time to operate the Services; to identify violations of this AUP; and/or to protect the network and NEEDLS Customers. Any correspondence that NEEDLS may want to deliver to the Customer with respect to violation of this AUP or protection of NEEDLS network will be sent to the primary contact E-mail address attached to the Customer's account.
NEEDLS reserves the right to investigate suspected violations of this AUP, including the gathering of information from the user or users involved and the complaining party, if any, and examination of material on NEEDLS's servers and network.
NEEDLS may cooperate with law enforcement authorities in the investigation of suspected violations to any applicable laws, regulation, public AUP or order of a public authority having jurisdiction. Such cooperation may include NEEDLS providing the Customer's username, IP address or other information based on reasonable evidence and/or receipt of a warrant. Upon termination of the Services, NEEDLS is authorized to delete any files, programs, data and E-mail messages associated with the Customer's account. NEEDLS, in its sole discretion, will determine what action will be taken in response to a violation on a case-by-case basis. Violations of this AUP may also subject the account holder(s) to criminal or civil liability.
Questions and comments regarding this AUP, violations thereof or any other network abuse matter should be directed to NEEDLS via e-mail.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you will defend, indemnify and hold harmless NEEDLS, its affiliates and related companies, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, consultants and agents from and against all claims, liability, and expenses, including all legal fees and costs, arising out of your breach of any provision of the terms and conditions or this Legal Notice or in connection with the use of this Website
If any provision of the AUP is declared by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, such a provision shall be severed from the License Agreement and the other provisions shall remain in full force and effect.
Revised July 2015