Terms and Conditions

The AZdictionary reserves the right to revise these terms from time to time. We will post a notice of any material revisions on the Website. Your continued usage of the Website constitutes your acceptance of these terms, available at https://www.azdictionary.com/page/terms-and-conditions. Questions about the Terms of Service may be sent to this address: contact@azdictionary.com

Usage Terms

The Website is not suitable for all audiences. Its content is frequently presented in a coarse and direct manner that some may find offensive. If you do not consider yourself an appropriate user or are offended, please do not visit the Website.

The Website is not intended for children under 13. By using the Website, you are representing that you are at least 18, or that you are at least 13 years old and have your parents' permission to use the Website.

You may not use the Website for any illegal activity or to violate laws in your jurisdiction.

You may not exploit the Website to access unauthorized information.

The AZdictionary reserves the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Website for any reason, with or without notice.

The Website is provided "as is" and "as available". You assume complete responsibility and risk for your use of the Website. The AZdictionary does not warrant that (i) the Website will meet your requirements, (ii) you will be satisfied with the Website, (iii) you will at all times be able to use the Website, (iv) the Website will be without errors, (v) or that any errors will be corrected.

The AZdictionary is not responsible for any damages or loss resulting from your use of the Website.

The AZdictionary is not liable for any damages or losses resulting from the Website transmitting information such as personal messages over unencrypted networks such as email.

Any failure of the AZdictionary to enforce or exercise a right provided in these terms is not a waiver of that right.

Should any provision of this Terms of Service be found invalid or unenforceable, the remaining terms shall still apply.

This Terms of Service constitutes the entire agreement between you and the AZdictionary and supersedes any and all previous agreements, written or oral, between you and the AZdictionary, including previous versions of the Terms of Service.

User Conduct

Users may not publish to the Website any words, definitions, or other information (collectively, "Content") that:

  • is unlawful, threatening, libelous or defamatory;
  • violates any party's intellectual property; or
  • is detrimental to the quality or intended spirit of the Website.

 

Examples of unacceptable Content or behavior on the Website are those which we, in our sole discretion, determine constitute:

  • abuse, harassment, threats of violence, flaming, intimidation of any person or organization, or any other threatening behavior;
  • engaging in or contributing to any illegal activity or activity that violates others' rights;
  • providing information that is false, misleading or inaccurate;
  • hacking or modifying the Website to falsely imply an association with the AZdictionary;
  • implying or pretending to be affiliated with a company or organization with which you are not affiliated, or misrepresenting the extent of your affiliation or role with an affiliated company or organization; or
  • disclosing personal or proprietary information of another user, person or organization.

 

The AZdictionary has the right, but not the obligation, to limit or revoke the use privileges of anyone who publishes unacceptable Content.

At any time, the AZdictionary may, at its sole discretion, refuse to allow Content to be published, or remove Content that has been published. However, the AZdictionary is not obligated to restrict or monitor submissions in any way, or to block users who submit inappropriate content.

By publishing Content, you represent and warrant that such Content:

  • does not violate the rights of any third party, including, but not limited to, intellectual property and proprietary rights;
  • is not fraudulent or and does not involve counterfeit or stolen information or items;
  • does not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation; and
  • shall not create any liability for AZdictionary or any of its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns, employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders.

 

You may not submit Content using unauthorized automated methods ("bots").

The AZdictionary does not and cannot control all Content published by third parties to the Website, and does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Website you may be exposed to Content that you may find offensive, indecent, incorrect or objectionable, and you agree that under no circumstances will the AZdictionary be liable in any way for any Content, including any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of your use of any Content. If you would like to report objectionable materials, you may use the "Report definition" feature on any topic or reply. Urgent issues can be reported to this address: contact@azdictionary.com

You are solely responsible for any Content you publish on the Website, and the consequences of publishing such Content. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the AZdictionary, its officers, directors, employees, and agents from and against any and all claims, losses, costs, liabilities, damages, judgments, penalties, interest and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out or relating to (i) any actual or alleged breach of your representations, warranties, or obligations set forth in these Terms of Service, and (ii) any actual or alleged infringement of any intellectual property or proprietary rights by any Content or other information you publish to the Website.

Copyright and Ownership

The AZdictionary owns intellectual property rights to the Website and all elements thereof, including but not limited to the design, artwork, functionality, and documentation. You may not copy, modify, or reverse engineer any part of the Website owned by the AZdictionary.

To the extent you own rights in any Content you publish on the Website, such rights shall remain yours solely and exclusively.

When you publish Content on the Website, you grant the AZdictionary an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, fully sublicenseable, non-exclusive license to copy, distribute, sell, publicly display, publicly perform and make derivative works of your Content on the Website, and on services affiliated with the Website and elsewhere (including but not limited to print, video, audio or computer media), regardless of the form of media used or of whether such media or services now exist or are developed in the future. By publishing Content to the Website, you hereby represent and warrant that you have all rights necessary to publish that Content and to grant the foregoing license to the AZdictionary. The AZdictionary respects the intellectual property of others. It may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who repeatedly infringe others' rights.

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide the following information to contact@azdictionary.com:

  • an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
  • a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
  • a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;
  • your address, telephone number, and email address;
  • a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or are authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.

 

Participation Disclaimer

The AZdictionary does not and cannot review all Content published to the Website or created by users accessing the Website, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of any Content or the activities of any such users.

You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content through the Website, the AZdictionary is merely acting as a passive conduit for the distribution of such information and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to the Content or the Website users' activities.

Log Files

Like many other Web sites, AZdictionary makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. Cookies and Web Beacons

AZdictionary does use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser. DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on AZdictionary.

Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to AZdictionary and other sites on the Internet.

Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL - http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include Google Adsense.

Google Adsense

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on AZdictionary send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

AZdictionary has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. AZdictionary's privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites.