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Terms of usage

the site"penpals.name"

as of: 18 March 2023
  1. General
    1. These general terms of usage apply between penpals.name and users of penpals.name . Conflicting terms and conditions of an advertiser are not valid.
    2. Getting listed on penpals.name is free. Additional services that are subject to a fee can be ordered online in the online shop; our general terms and conditions apply.
    3. Use is only permitted for private users. Commercial use, as well as any kind of advertising, is not permitted.
  2. Responsibility for the content of listings
    1. penpals.name provides technical infrastructure for creating listings only. There is no influence of the operator of this site on the content of listing.
    2. Changes to an listing during the term can be made via the menu item "My listing". An listing can also be deleted by the advertiser at any time. The advertiser should remove outdated listings independently.
    3. Responsible for the content of listings is the creator of listings only. Neither the correctness nor the completeness of listings are controlled by penpals.name. penpals.name accepts no liability for the correctness and completeness of the listings.
  3. Conditions for getting listed / creating listings
    1. We expressly prohibit insulting, harassing, provocative, erotic, pornographic, inhuman, racist, violent content that violates morality, laws, copyright and other third-party rights. In particular, such listings as well as making contact are prohibited; an infringement will result in the user being blocked with his listings.
    2. Only self-written texts may be posted. Only images whose author is the advertiser may be uploaded.
    3. It is not permitted to provide personal or personally identifiable information such as address, telephone numbers and other data. We reserve the right to remove personal or personal data or images from listings and to change the listings under certain circumstances if users do not refrain from providing personal data. Contents of the listing can be found via external search engines, possibly also shortly after deletion of the listing or after changes to the listing.
    4. References (links) to external websites and sources of information are not permitted.
  4. Duty of Care, Release from Claims
    1. The identity of listing creators is not checked by default. Therefore the users of penpals.name agree to verify the identity of the advertiser himself.
    2. The listing creator releases penpals.name from all claims made by third parties against penpals.name because of the violation of their rights by an listing or because of other use of the penpals.name website by the advertiserpenpals.name claim. In the event of a legal dispute, the advertiser also bears the costs of the necessary legal defenseincluding all court and attorney fees.
  5. Deletion of listings, blocking and other measures
    1. penpals.name can delete listings if they violate the intention of this website, these terms and conditions or legal regulations or violate the rights of third parties in terms of content or design, without commenting on this.
    2. penpals.name may lock users from using the website if this violates these terms and conditions repeatedly or particularly seriously or if there is another important reason.
    3. Once a listing creator or user was blocked, this person may no longer use the website for getting listed or to send inquiries to other listings, or otherwise.
    4. penpals.name reserves the right to delete listings that are not incomplete and outdated, and those that have been inactive for a long period of time.
    5. Duplicate listings may be removed.
  6. Manipulation or violation of system integrity
    1. Activities aimed at rendering the penpals.name Website non-functional or making it difficult to use are prohibited. The advertiser may not take any measures that could result in an unreasonable or excessive load on the penpals.name system. Advertiser is not permitted to block, overwrite or otherwise interfere with penpals.name generated content in penpals.name intervening website.
    2. Listing creators are prohibited from automatically reading out the results of the listings on the penpals.name website, through false or misleading information, through technical measures or any other misuse of functionalities of the penpals.name falsify or manipulate any website..
  7. Liability and warranty
    1. penpals.name excludes any liability. Claims for damages and other claims cannot be asserted.
    2. penpals.name excludes any guarantee and liability for the listings complying with the statutory provisions.
    3. penpals.name excludes in particular any warranty and liability arising from processes initiated or initiated on the basis of the penpals.name listings be completed.
    4. penpals.name accepts no responsibility for the correctness, accessibility and content of the linked third-party websites and banners.
    5. penpals.name reserves the right to completely shut down the operation of the site without prior notice.
  8. Application of German law, place of jurisdiction
    1. The use, including these terms of use, is subject in application and interpretation exclusively to the law of the Federal Republic of Germany.
    2. The place of jurisdiction is Wei├čenburg, Germany.
  9. Salvatory clause
    1. If a provision of these terms of use is ineffective, the remaining provisions remain unaffected. The ineffective provision is deemed to be replaced by one that comes as close as possible to the meaning and purpose of the ineffective provision in a legally effective manner. The same applies to possible regulation gaps.