Terms of Use

In addition to the website terms and conditions governing access to and use of PawnLink.org, access to and use of PawnLink.org is subject to the following terms and conditions:

1. By accessing the PawnLink.org you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to the Terms of Use. The PawnLink.org Terms of Use may be altered from time to time so you should periodically check these as any changes will take effect as soon as they are posted to this website. Your continued accessing of PawnLink.org will be deemed acceptance of any updated or amended terms. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, do not access, use or contribute to this site.

2. The majority of the content posted on PawnLink.org is created by PawnLink.org subscribers or are links to external articles. The views and opinions expressed are those of PawnLink.org subscribers and the original authors and unless specifically stated are not those of PawnLink.org. PawnLink.org is not responsible for any content posted by subscribers.

3. You agree to only use PawnLink.org for lawful purposes and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else’s use and enjoyment of PawnLink.org. You must not use PawnLink.org for any criminal, illegal or unauthorized purpose. In accessing and contributing to PawnLink.org you agree to be bound by the following rules.

Your contributions to PawnLink.org:

(a) are lawful, tasteful, constructive and polite
(b) do not infringe on any US laws
(c) are not indecent, offensive, defamatory, obscene or abusive. In particular your contributions must not make any offensive comments that are connected to race, religion, social class, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability
(d) are not intimidating, threatening, harassing, bullying, mocking or of such nature so as to cause upset, distress or inconvenience to any person, or posted with the intention of upsetting others
(e) are not misleading
(f) do not endanger yourself or others
(g) do not contain any illegal content, including but not limited to content committing or promoting an illegal act
(h) do not constitute spamming
(i) do not knowingly cause the transmission of any viruses, bugs, worms or any other computer software code of a destructive nature or adverse effect
(j) are not advertising or promotional
(k) do not contain off-topic material
(l) do not contain languages other than English
(m) do not include profanity or any obscene, indecent, pornographic, sexual or otherwise objectionable content or language
(n) do not contain links or references to websites which contain material of the type prohibited from inclusion in PawnLink.org by these Terms of Use
(o) are your own original work and do not infringe the rights of any third party or link to another original work and give credit to the original author
(p) do not include (i) images of nude adults; (ii) images of children under the age of 18 years; (iii) images showing illegal or dangerous activity or material; and/or (iv) images that a reasonable individual might find offensive, indecent and/or otherwise objectionable
(q) where image uploads are permitted, the express permission of any individual identifiable in the image must be obtained prior to the image being uploaded
(r) do not reveal any personal information about yourself or anyone else (including but not limited to full name, address, telephone number, email address or any other information from which you can be personally identified)
(s) are only uploaded in one area of PawnLink.org

You agree to PawnLink.org or its agents contacting you by e-mail for administrative or verification purposes in relation to your contribution.

4. Where members post links or references to other websites maintained by third parties over whom PawnLink.org has no control, PawnLink.org is not responsible for any content of any third party websites. Any links to third party websites from PawnLink.org do not amount to any endorsement of that website by PawnLink.org and any use of that website by you is at your own risk.

5. The posting of content to PawnLink.org is restricted to registered members only. Membership is restricted to individuals who are 18 years or older, who have registered at http://pawnlink.org with a valid personal email address that is regularly accessed so that moderation emails can be sent. PawnLink.org reserves the right to close accounts in its absolute discretion.

6. Your PawnLink.org member details are personal to you. You agree not to allow others to access PawnLink.org using your access details. In addition, you agree not to create any additional accounts for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the site, other users, seeking to pass yourself off as another user or undertaking any activity in breach of these PawnLink.org Terms of Use. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your account. You also agree to (a) immediately notify PawnLink.org of any unauthorized use of your password or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. PawnLink.org is in no way responsible for any unauthorized use of your account.

7. PawnLink.org may, without prior notice, suspend or terminate a registered member’s account at any time if, in its absolute discretion, it considers the member to be in breach of any of these PawnLink.org Terms of Use and may, in its absolute discretion, decline any person access to and use of PawnLink.org.

8. If you reasonably consider that any contribution breaches these PawnLink.org Terms of Use, you must notify us immediately by contacting kwalker at dataage dot com with the following information:

(a) your contact details, including name, address, telephone number and e-mail address;
(b) a description of the contribution you believe to be in breach and sufficient information to permit PawnLink.org to locate the contribution; and
(c) a brief statement as to why you believe the contribution to be in breach.

9. PawnLink.org reserve the right (but assume no obligation), at its sole discretion and convenience, to edit or delete content that it considers unacceptable or inappropriate, or for any other reasons, which PawnLink.org need not disclose, without notice. PawnLink.org’s decision is final.

10. By submitting contributions to PawnLink.org (including but not limited to text, images, photographs, video and audio) you agree to grant to PawnLink.org an irrevocable, non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide license to use the content of your contributions in any format for any purpose, including but not limited to marketing and promotional purposes. This includes a right to modify, edit, crop, highlight ad/or republish the content of your contributions.

11. You can deregister from PawnLink.org and remove your profile and/or contributions from PawnLink.org at any time by contacting kwalker at dataage dot com with your name, user name and email address telling us that you would like to de-register. To remove a contribution please provide details of the contribution that you wish to remove together with your name, user name and email address.

12. PawnLink.org does not warrant that the use of this service will be uninterrupted, error free or free of any viruses, bugs or anything which may have destructive properties. In accessing and using PawnLink.org you agree that it is your responsibility to take and implement sufficient precautions in this respect.

13. PawnLink.org respects the privacy of our users. Please refer to our Privacy Policy which explains users’ rights and the basis on which PawnLink.org may use any personal data (including by using “cookies”) that is disclosed to PawnLink.org via this website.

14. PawnLink.org reserves the right to amend, modify, suspend or terminate PawnLink.org for any reason, without notice at any time.

15. To the extent that any provisions of these PawnLink.org Terms of Use are held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, then such provisions shall be severed and deleted without affecting the enforceability of the remaining provisions.

16. PawnLink.org and its contents are intended to comply with US laws. These PawnLink.org Terms of use and your use of PawnLink.org shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of The United States. The US courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes arising out of or in connection with PawnLink.org.