Members User Agreement
NOTE: YOU ARE CONCLUDING A LEGALLY BINDING AGREEMENT.
The mission of Vehicle Strategies is to provide small and medium sized businesses in the UK with an effective vehicle management policy that provides compliance support and information in respect of Health & Safety and Duty of Care. Our mission includes the implementation of strategies that help reduce the motoring costs of SME's, improves road safety and increases the awareness of environmental issues within our membership.
To achieve our mission, we make services available through our website, mobile applications, and through franchise operations, that help you, implement vehicle & driver management solutions, obtain relevant information on motoring related products and services, exchange ideas, learn, make deals, find opportunities and make decisions in a network of trusted B2B relationships.
Scope and Intent.
You agree that by registering with Vehicle Strategies, or by using the our website, including our mobile applications, and any developer platform including our premium services, or other information provided as part of Vehicle Strategies services (collectively "Vehicle Strategies" or the "Services"), you are entering into a legally binding agreement with Vehicle Strategies Club Limited (known as Vehicle Strategies) whose registered office is at 2-4 Bay House 13 Undercliff Road Bournemouth BH5 1BL. If you reside outside of the UK we must advise you that this proposition is designed solely for the use of UK Businesses and you are advised not to take up membership outside of the UK.
1. YOU'RE OBLIGATIONS.
1.1. Applicable laws and this Agreement
You must comply with all applicable UK laws, the Agreement, as may be amended from time to time with or without advance notice, and the policies and processes explained in the relevant sections:
1.2. License and warranty for your submissions to Vehicle Strategies.
You own the information you provide Vehicle Strategies under this Agreement, and may request its deletion at any time, unless you have shared information or content with others and they have not deleted it, or it was copied or stored by other users. Additionally, you grant Vehicle Strategies a nonexclusive, irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, unlimited, assignable, sublicenseable, fully paid up and royalty-free right to us to copy, prepare derivative works of, improve, distribute, publish, remove, retain, add, process, analyze, use and commercialize, in any way now known or in the future discovered, any information you provide, directly or indirectly to Vehicle Strategies, including but not limited to any user generated content, ideas, concepts, techniques or data to the services, you submit to Vehicle Strategies, without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or to any third parties. Any information you submit to us is at your own risk of loss as noted in Sections 2 and 3 of this Agreement.
By providing information to us, you represent and warrant that you are entitled to submit the information and that the information is accurate, not confidential, and not in violation of any contractual restrictions or other third party rights including your employees and agents. It is your responsibility to keep your Vehicle Strategies profile information accurate and updated.
1.3. Service Eligibility.
To be eligible to use the Service, you must meet the following criteria and represent and warrant that you: (1) are 18 years of age or older; (2) are not currently restricted from the Services, or not otherwise prohibited from having a Vehicle Strategies membership account, (3) are not a competitor of Vehicle Strategies or are not using the Services for reasons that are in competition with Vehicle Strategies; (4) will only maintain one Vehicle Strategies account per business entity at any given time; (5) have full power and authority to enter into this Agreement and in doing so will not violate any other agreement to which you are a party; (6) will not violate any rights of Vehicle Strategies, including intellectual property rights such as copyright or trademark rights; and (7) agree to provide at your cost all equipment, software, and internet access necessary to use the Services.
1.4. Sign-In Credentials.
You agree to: (1) Keep your password secure and confidential; (2) not permit unauthorised people to use your account; (3) refrain from using other Users' accounts; (4) refrain from selling, trading, or otherwise transferring you're Vehicle Strategies account to another party, unless approved by Vehicle Strategies and (5) refrain from charging anyone for access to any portion of Vehicle Strategies, or any information therein. Further, you are responsible for anything that happens through your account until you close down your account or prove that your account security was compromised due to no fault of your own. To close your account, please email Vehicle Strategies's on firstname.lastname@example.org and request your account be closed you will be required to provide security questions to do this.
You indemnify us and hold us harmless for all damages, losses and costs (including, but not limited to, reasonable legal' fees and costs) related to all third party claims, charges, and investigations, caused by (1) your failure to comply with this Agreement, including, without limitation, your submission of content that violates third party rights or applicable laws, (2) any content you submit to the Services, and (3) any activity in which you engage on or through Vehicle Strategies.
If you purchase any services that we offer for a fee, either on a one-time or subscription basis ("Premium Services"), you agree to Vehicle Strategies's PCI-DSS approved payment card provider storing your payment card information. Vehicle Strategies does not store any payment card information as this is only stored by a PCI-DSS approved third party. If you make payments to us by direct debit from your bank, your bank details will be securely stored by Vehicle Strategies, You agree they will also be stored by our secure direct debit service provider who is regulated by the FSA through the Royal Bank of Scotland. You also agree to pay the applicable fees for the Premium Services (including, without limitation, periodic fees for premium accounts) as they become due plus all related taxes. Your obligation to pay fees continues through to the date you cancel your subscription to the Premium Services. All fees and charges are nonrefundable and there are no refunds or credits for partially used periods. You may cancel your Premium Membership Services at any time by emailing us at email@example.com you also acknowledge that Vehicle Strategies's Premium Membership Services are subject to this Agreement and any additional terms related to the provision of the Premium Service.
Vehicle Strategies has the right to suspend or terminate an account for non-payment of any amount owing to the company in relation to the Licence or support services provided.
1.7. Notify us of acts contrary to the Agreement.
If you believe that you are entitled or obligated to act contrary to this Agreement under any mandatory law, you agree to provide us with detailed and substantiated explanation of your reasons in writing at least 30 days before you act contrary to this Agreement, to allow us to assess whether we may, at our sole discretion, provide an alternative remedy for the situation, though we are under no obligation to do so.
1.8. Notifications and Service Messages.
For purposes of service messages and notices about the Services to you, notice shall consist of an email from Vehicle Strategies to an email address associated with your account, even if we have other contact information. You also agree that Vehicle Strategies may communicate with you through your Vehicle Strategies account or through other means including email, mobile number, telephone, or delivery services including Postal Services about your Vehicle Strategies account or services associated with Vehicle Strategies. You acknowledge and agree that we shall have no liability associated with or arising from your failure to do so maintain accurate contact or other information, including, but not limited to, your failure to receive critical information about the Service.
1.9. Mobile Services.
Vehicle Strategies may offer the Services through mobile applications created by it or third party developers ("Platform Developers"). If you use the Services through a mobile device, you agree that information about your use of the Services through your mobile device and carrier may be communicated to us, including but not limited to your mobile carrier, your mobile device, or your physical location. In addition, use of the Services through a mobile device may cause data to be displayed on and through your mobile device. By accessing the Services using a mobile device, you represent that to the extent you import any of your Vehicle Strategies data to your mobile device that you have authority to share the transferred data with your mobile carrier or other access provider. In the event you change or deactivate your mobile account, you must promptly update your Vehicle Strategies account information to ensure that your messages are not sent to the person that acquires your old number and failure to do so is your responsibility. You acknowledge you are responsible for all charges and necessary permissions related to accessing Vehicle Strategies through your mobile access provider. Therefore, you should check with your provider to find out if the Services are available and the terms for these services for your specific mobile devices.
Finally, by using any downloadable application to enable your use of the Services, you are explicitly confirming your acceptance of the terms of the End User License Agreement associated with the application provided at download or installation, or as may be updated from time to time.
1.10. User-to-User Communication and Sharing (Vehicle Strategies Groups, Answers, Updates, etc.).
Vehicle Strategies offers various forums and blogs such as Vehicle Strategies Blog and Ask the Expert platforms where questions and answers can be posted along with your observations and comments on designated topics. Vehicle Strategies enables sharing of information by allowing users to post answers views and updates, including links to news articles and other information to their profile. Ideas you post and information you share may be seen and used by other Users, and Vehicle Strategies cannot guarantee that other Users will not use the ideas and information that you share on Vehicle Strategies. Therefore, if you provide any answer, view or have an idea or information that you would like to keep confidential and/or don't want others to use, or that is subject to third party rights that may be infringed by your sharing it, do not post it to any Vehicle Strategies forum or elsewhere on Vehicle Strategies. Vehicle Strategies IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR A USER'S MISUSE OR MISAPPROPRIATION OF ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION YOU POST IN ANY Vehicle Strategies COMMUNITY FORUMS SUCH AS Vehicle Strategies BLOG, OR ASK THE EXPERT FORUM
3. YOUR RIGHTS.
On the condition that you comply with all your obligations under this Agreement, we grant you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive, nonassignable, nonsublicenseable right to access, through a generally available web browser or mobile device or application (but not through scraping, spidering, crawling or other technology or software used to access data without the express written consent of Vehicle Strategies), view information and use the Services that we provide on Vehicle Strategies WebPages and in accordance with this Agreement. Any other use of Vehicle Strategies contrary to our mission and purpose (such as seeking to connect to someone you do not know or trust, or to use information gathered from Vehicle Strategies commercially unless expressly authorized by Vehicle Strategies) is strictly prohibited and a violation of this Agreement. We reserve all rights not expressly granted in this Agreement, including, without limitation, title, ownership, intellectual property rights, and all other rights and interest in Vehicle Strategies and all related items.
4. OUR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS.
4.1. Services Availability.
For as long as Vehicle Strategies continues to offer the Services, Vehicle Strategies shall provide and seek to update, improve and expand the Services. As a result, we allow you to access Vehicle Strategies as it may exist and be available on any given day and have no other obligations, except as expressly stated in this Agreement. We may modify, replace, refuse access to, suspend or discontinue Vehicle Strategies, partially or entirely, or change and modify prices for all or part of the Services in our sole discretion. All of these changes shall be effective upon their posting on our site or by direct communication to you unless otherwise noted. Vehicle Strategies further reserves the right to withhold, remove and or discard any content available as part of your account, with or without notice if deemed by Vehicle Strategies to be contrary to this Agreement.
4.2. Third Parties.
Vehicle Strategies may include links to third party web sites ("Third Party Sites") on www.vsclub.co.uk and elsewhere. Vehicle Strategies also enables Platform Developers to create applications ("Platform Applications") that provide features and functionality using data and developer tools made available by Vehicle Strategies.
Vehicle Strategies is not responsible for and does not endorse any features, content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from Third Party Sites. Vehicle Strategies also does not screen, audit, or endorse Platform Applications. Accordingly, if you decide to access Third Party Sites or use Platform Applications, you do so at your own risk and agree that your use of any Platform Application is on an "as-is" basis without any warranty as to the Platform Developer's actions, and that this Agreement does not apply to your use of any Third Party Site or Developer Application.
Please note: If you allow a Platform Application or Third Party Site to authenticate to or connect with your Vehicle Strategies account, that application or website can access information on Vehicle Strategies related to you and your connections.
You acknowledge, consent and agree that we may access, preserve, and disclose your registration and any other information you provide if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary in our opinion to: (1) comply with legal process, including but not limited to civil and criminal subpoenas, court orders or other compulsory disclosures; (2) enforce this Agreement; (3) respond to claims of a violation of the rights of third parties, whether or not the third party is a User, individual, or government agency; (4) respond to customer service inquiries; or (5) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Vehicle Strategies, our Users or the public.
4.3. Connections and Interactions with other Users.
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Users via Vehicle Strategies forums and we may limit the number of connections you may have to other Users and may, in certain circumstances, prohibit you from contacting other Users through use of the Services or otherwise limit your use of the Services. Vehicle Strategies reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other members and to restrict, suspend, or close your account if Vehicle Strategies determines, in our sole discretion, that doing so is necessary to enforce this Agreement.
4.4.1. DO NOT RELY ON Vehicle Strategies FOR ANY ONGOING INFORMATION, OR IT'S CONTINUATION. WE PROVIDE THE PLATFORM FOR Vehicle Strategies AND ALL INFORMATION AND SERVICES IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. WE DO NOT PROVIDE ANY EXPRESS WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS.
4.4.2. Vehicle Strategies IS NOT RESPONSIBLE, AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES FOR THE DELIVERY OF ANY MESSAGES (SUCH AS EMAILS, OR MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS, POSTING OF ANSWERS OR TRANSMISSION OF ANY OTHER USER GENERATED CONTENT) SENT THROUGH Vehicle Strategies TO ANYONE. IN ADDITION, WE NEITHER WARRANT NOR REPRESENT THAT YOU'RE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL NOT INFRINGE THE RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES. ANY MATERIAL, SERVICE, OR TECHNOLOGY DESCRIBED OR USED ON THE WEBSITE MAY BE SUBJECT TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OWNED BY THIRD PARTIES WHO HAVE LICENSED SUCH MATERIAL TO US, SERVICE, OR TECHNOLOGY.
4.4.3. Vehicle Strategies DOES NOT HAVE ANY OBLIGATION TO VERIFY THE IDENTITY OF THE PERSONS SUBSCRIBING TO ITS SERVICES, NOR DOES IT HAVE ANY OBLIGATION TO MONITOR THE USE OF ITS SERVICES BY OTHER USERS OF THE COMMUNITY; THEREFORE, Vehicle Strategies DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR IDENTITY THEFT OR ANY OTHER MISUSE OF YOUR IDENTITY OR INFORMATION.
4.4.4. Vehicle Strategies DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE SERVICES IT PROVIDES WILL FUNCTION WITHOUT INTERRUPTION OR ERRORS IN FUNCTIONING. IN PARTICULAR, THE OPERATION OF THE SERVICES MAY BE INTERRUPTED DUE TO MAINTENANCE, UPDATES, OR SYSTEM OR NETWORK FAILURES. Vehicle Strategies DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES CAUSED BY ANY SUCH INTERRUPTION OR ERRORS IN FUNCTIONING. FURTHERMORE, Vehicle Strategies DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY MALFUNCTIONING, IMPOSSIBILITY OF ACCESS, OR POOR USE CONDITIONS OF Vehicle Strategies SITE DUE TO INAPPROPRIATE EQUIPMENT, DISTURBANCES RELATED TO INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS, TO THE SATURATION OF THE INTERNET NETWORK, AND FOR ANY OTHER REASON.
Vehicle Strategies does not exclude or limit in any way its liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
In case you download certain software provided by Vehicle Strategies, you are only entitled to decompile the Software to the extent permitted by law where this is indispensable to obtain the information necessary to achieve the interoperability of an independently created program with the Software or with another program and such information is not readily available from Vehicle Strategies or elsewhere.
4.7. Right to Cancel.
You hereby acknowledge that we shall immediately commence the provision of the Services upon creation of your User account or your payment for the Premium Services has been processed. In such circumstances, you may terminate this Agreement at any time in accordance with clause 7.
5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
5.1. Neither Vehicle Strategies nor any of our subsidiaries, affiliated companies, employees, shareholders, or directors ("Vehicle Strategies Affiliates") shall be liable for (a) any damages in excess of five times the most recent monthly fee that you paid for a Premium Service, if any, or UK £100, whichever amount is greater, or (b) any special, incidental, indirect, punitive or consequential damages or loss of use, profit, revenue or data to you or any third person arising from your use of the Service, any platform applications or any of the content or other materials on, accessed through or downloaded from Vehicle Strategies. This limitation of liability shall:
5.2. Apply regardless of whether (1) you base your claim on contract, tort, statute or any other legal theory, (2) we knew or should have known about the possibility of such damages, or (3) the limited remedies provided in this section fail of their essential purpose; and
5.3. Not apply to any damage that Vehicle Strategies may cause you intentionally or knowingly in violation of this Agreement or applicable law, or as otherwise mandated by applicable law that cannot be disclaimed from in this Agreement.
5.4. Not apply if you have entered into a separate agreement to purchase Premium Services with a separate Limitation of Liability provision that supersedes this section in relation to those Premium Services.
6.1. Mutual rights of termination.
You may terminate this Agreement, for any or no reason, at any time, with notice to Vehicle Strategies. This notice will be effective upon Vehicle Strategies processing your notice within 24 hours. Vehicle Strategies may terminate the Agreement for any reason or no reason, at any time, with or with 24 notice. This cancellation shall be effective immediately or as may be specified in the notice. For avoidance of doubt, only Vehicle Strategies or the party paying for the services may terminate your access to any Premium Services. Termination of your Vehicle Strategies account includes disabling your access to Vehicle Strategies and may also bar you from any future use of Vehicle Strategies.
6.2. Misuse of the Services.
Vehicle Strategies may restrict, suspend or terminate the account of any User who abuses or misuses the Services. Abusing Vehicle Strategies forum services; creating multiple or false profiles; using the Services without Vehicle Strategies's authorization, infringing any intellectual property rights, or any other behavior that Vehicle Strategies, in its sole discretion, deems contrary to its purpose. In addition, and without limiting the foregoing, Vehicle Strategies has adopted a policy of terminating accounts of Users who, in Vehicle Strategies's sole discretion, are deemed to be repeat infringers under the UK's Copyright Act.
6.3. Effect of Termination.
Upon the termination of your Vehicle Strategies account, you lose access to the Services. In addition, Vehicle Strategies may block access to the Services from an IP address or range of IP addresses associated with those of terminated Users. The terms of this Agreement shall survive any termination, except Sections 3 ("Your Rights") and 4.a-b, and d ("Our Rights and Obligations") hereof.
7. LAW AND ARBITRATION.
7.1. Choice of Law.
Except for any Disputes relating to intellectual property rights, obligations or any infringement claims, any disputes with Vehicle Strategies arising out of or relating to the Agreement ("Disputes") shall be governed by UK law regardless of your country of origin or where you access Vehicle Strategies,
7.2. Agreement to Arbitrate and Pay Legal Fees.
Any Disputes shall be resolved by final and binding arbitration under the rules and auspices of the UK's Arbitration services, to be held in a location determined by the arbitrator(s), with a written decision stating and legal reasoning issued by the arbitrator(s) at either party's request, and with arbitration costs and reasonable documented attorneys' costs of both parties to be borne by the party that ultimately loses. Or as directed by the arbitrator(s)
7.3. Exception from Arbitration Agreement
Either party may obtain injunctive relief (preliminary or permanent) and orders to compel arbitration or enforce arbitral awards in any court of competent jurisdiction.
8. GENERAL TERMS.
If any provision of this Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction or arbitrator to be illegal, void, or unenforceable, the unenforceable provision will be modified so as to render it enforceable and effective to the maximum extent possible in order to effect the intention of the provision; and if a court or arbitrator finds the modified provision invalid, illegal, void or unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Agreement will not be affected in any way.
8.3. Notices and Service of Process.
In addition to Section 2.h. ("Notices and Service Messages"), we may notify you via postings on www.vscub.co.uk you may contact us via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or via mail or courier at:
Vehicle Strategies Club Limited
2-4 Bay House
13 Undercliff Road
Additionally, Vehicle Strategies accepts service of process at this address. Any notices that you provide without compliance with this section on Notices shall have no legal effect.
8.4. Entire Agreement.
You agree that this Agreement constitutes the entire, complete and exclusive agreement between you and us regarding the Services and supersedes all prior agreements and understandings, whether written or oral, or whether established by custom, practice, policy or precedent, with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use or purchase certain other Vehicle Strategies services, third-party content or third party software.
8.5. Amendments to this Agreement.
We reserve the right to modify, supplement or replace the terms of the Agreement, effective upon posting at www.vsclub.co.uk or notifying you otherwise. If you do not want to agree to changes to the Agreement, you can terminate the Agreement at any time per Section 7 (Termination).
8.6. No informal waivers, agreements or representations.
Our failure to act with respect to a breach of this Agreement by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to that breach or subsequent similar or other breaches. Except as expressly and specifically contemplated by the Agreement, no representations, statements, consents, waivers or other acts or omissions by any Vehicle Strategies Affiliate shall be deemed legally binding on any Vehicle Strategies Affiliate, unless documented in a physical writing hand signed by a duly appointed officer of Vehicle Strategies.
8.7. No Injunctive Relief.
In no event shall you seek or be entitled to rescission, injunctive or other equitable relief, or to enjoin or restrain the operation of the Service, exploitation of any advertising or other materials issued in connection therewith, or exploitation of the Services or any content or other material used or displayed through the Services.
Entities other than Vehicle Strategies Club Limited, who are appointed as beneficiaries are not parties, but are intended third party beneficiaries of this Agreement, and have with a right to enforce the Agreement directly against you.
8.9. Assignment and Delegation.
You may assign or delegate the rights or obligations under the Agreement to an authorised entity or individual of the Member User with their written approval. Any purported assignment and delegation shall be ineffective unless accepted by Vehicle Strategies. We may freely assign or delegate all rights and obligations under the Agreement, fully or partially without notice to you. We may also substitute, by way of unilateral novation, effective upon notice to you, Vehicle Strategies Corporation for any third party that assumes our rights and obligations under this Agreement.
Vehicle Strategies USER "DOS" and "DON'TS."
As a condition to access Vehicle Strategies, you agree to this User Agreement and to strictly observe the following DOs and DON'Ts:
Do undertake the following:
Comply with all applicable laws, including, without limitation, privacy laws, intellectual property laws, export control laws, tax laws, and regulatory requirements;
Provide accurate information to us and update it as necessary;
Review and comply with notices sent by Vehicle Strategies concerning the Services; and Notices concerning the Vehicle Management compliance tools
Use the Services in a professional manner.
Don't undertake the following:
Act dishonestly or unprofessionally by engaging in unprofessional behavior by posting inappropriate, inaccurate, or objectionable content to Vehicle Strategies;
Duplicate, license, sublicense, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, display, sell, rebrand, or otherwise transfer information found on Vehicle Strategies (excluding content posted by you) except as permitted in this Agreement, Vehicle Strategies's developer terms and policies, or as expressly authorized by Vehicle Strategies;
Reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, decipher or otherwise attempt to derive the source code for any underlying intellectual property used to provide the Services, or any part thereof;
Include information in your profile or elsewhere, except in designated fields, that reveals your identity or sensitive personal information such as driver and employee information, email addresses, phone numbers or addresses or anything of a confidential nature;
Create a user or member profile for anyone other than a natural person or bona fide business.
Utilize information, content or any data you view on and/or obtain from Vehicle Strategies to provide any service that is competitive, in Vehicle Strategies's sole discretion, with Vehicle Strategies;
Imply or state, directly or indirectly, that you are affiliated with or endorsed by Vehicle Strategies unless you have entered into a written agreement with Vehicle Strategies (this includes, but is not limited to representing yourself as an accredited Vehicle Strategies supplier or associate, if you have not been certified by Vehicle Strategies as such);
Adapt, modify or create derivative works based on Vehicle Strategies or technology underlying the Services, or other Users' content, in whole or part, except as permitted under Vehicle Strategies's developer program;
Rent, lease, loan, trade, sell/re-sell access to Vehicle Strategies or any information therein, or the equivalent, in whole or part;
Deep-link to the Site for any purpose, (i.e. including a link to a Vehicle Strategies web page other than Vehicle Strategies's home page) unless expressly authorized in writing by The VS
Use manual or automated software, devices, scripts robots, other means or processes to access, "scrape," "crawl" or "spider" any web pages or other services contained in the site;
Use bots or other automated methods to add or download contacts, send or redirect messages or other permitted activities other than through Vehicle Strategies-sanctioned tools such as its application programming interfaces or its own services or integrations with other, partner services;
Access, via automated or manual means or processes, Vehicle Strategies for purposes of monitoring its availability, performance or functionality or for any competitive purpose;
Engage in "framing," "mirroring," or otherwise simulating the appearance or function of Vehicle Strategies's website;
Attempt to or actually access Vehicle Strategies by any means other than through the interfaces provided by Vehicle Strategies;
Attempt to or actually override any security component included in or underlying Vehicle Strategies;
Engage in any action that directly or indirectly interferes with the proper working of or places an unreasonable load on our infrastructure, including but not limited to unsolicited communications to other Users or Vehicle Strategies personnel, attempts to gain unauthorized access, or transmission or activation of computer viruses;
Remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices contained in or on Vehicle Strategies, including those of both Vehicle Strategies and any of its licensors;
Remove, cover or otherwise obscure any form of advertisement included on Vehicle Strategies;
Harass, abuse or harm another person, including sending unwelcomed communications to others using Vehicle Strategies;
Collect, use or transfer any information, including but not limited to, personally identifiable information obtained from Vehicle Strategies except as expressly permitted in this Agreement or as the owner of such information may expressly permit;
Interfere with or disrupt Vehicle Strategies, including but not limited to any servers or networks connected to Vehicle Strategies;
Use or attempt to use another's account without authorization from the Company, or create a false identity on Vehicle Strategies;
Infringe or use Vehicle Strategies's brand, logos and/or trademarks, including, without limitation, using the word "Vehicle Strategies" in any business name, email, or URL or including Vehicle Strategies's trademarks and logos except as expressly permitted by Vehicle Strategies;
Upload, post on a forum, email, transmit or otherwise make available or initiate any content that:
Falsely states, impersonates or otherwise misrepresents your identity, including but not limited to the use of a pseudonym, or misrepresenting your current or previous positions and qualifications, or your affiliations with a person or entity, past or present;
Is unlawful, libelous, abusive, obscene, discriminatory or otherwise objectionable;
Adds to a content field content that is not intended for such field (i.e. submitting a telephone number in the "title" or any other field, or including telephone numbers, email addresses, street addresses or any personally identifiable information for which there is not a field provided by Vehicle Strategies);
Includes information that you do not have the right to disclose or make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as insider information, or proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
Infringes upon patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights or other proprietary rights;
Includes any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation. This prohibition includes but is not limited to (a) using Vehicle Strategies invitations to send messages via a forum to people who don't know you or who are unlikely to recognize you as a known contact; (b) using Vehicle Strategies to connect to people who don't know you and then sending unsolicited promotional messages to those direct connections without their permission; and (c) sending messages to distribution lists, newsgroup aliases, or group aliases;
Contains software viruses, worms, or any other computer code, files or programs that interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment of Vehicle Strategies or any User of Vehicle Strategies;
Forges headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any communication transmitted through the Services; and/or
COMPLAINTS REGARDING CONTENT POSTED ON Vehicle Strategies WEBSITE.
We built Vehicle Strategies to help you become more successful at managing vehicles in your business, to help reduce your motoring costs and to enjoy the events arranged through our loyalty program.
To achieving this purpose, we encourage our Users to share truthful and accurate information with us and via our forums. We also respect the intellectual property rights of others. Accordingly, this Agreement requires that information posted by Users be accurate and not in violation of the intellectual property rights or other of third parties.