Ziines is an online community where users can build their own zines and groups with people having same interests together.
Last modified: 12/01/2015
1. About us
ziines is Ziines is an online community, social media platform. We do this by enabling people to share interests and information online.
2. Use of the Site
3. Privacy Statement
If you use Our Site it is likely that this will involve sharing information about your health experiences. We recommend using anonymous, unique usernames although it’s important to understand that any information or experiences you share can carry the risk of revealing your identity to others. It is important that you understand how our data sharing relationships work and what information is shared with our different partners and users. We have set out further information in our privacy statement which we encourage you to read. To view our Privacy Statement click here.
4. Acceptable use
any part of Our Site;
any equipment or network on which Our Site is stored;
any software used in the provision of Our Site; or
any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information from Our Site through any means not intentionally made available to you through Our Site.
Your contributions must:
be accurate (where they state facts);
be genuinely held (where they state opinions); and
comply with applicable law in the Hong Kong and in any country from which they are posted.
Contributions must not:
contain any material that is obscene, offensive, hateful, inflammatory or defamatory of any person;
promote any discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
infringe any copyright, database right, trade mark or any other right of any other person;
be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;
be likely to harass, upset, embarrass alarm or annoy any other person;
be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person;
give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case; or
advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
ziines are associated with media and other approved affiliates and may contain material which is the intellectual property of that affiliate or individual community users. Although the affiliates may provide material and take an active role within the community, nothing in these Terms imposes an obligation to the affiliates or individual community admins to moderate the content within their community.
You will not be able to use Our Site properly unless you register with us. By registering and becoming an account holder, you agree that we may provide you with information about Our Site (whether by email phone, or any other medium) that we consider appropriate. You may opt-out of receiving these materials and notifications in the "settings" area of your account or by writing to or emailing us to inform us that you wish to be removed from our contact list.
When you register initially you will have access to a standard account. If you subsequently wish to have an account type which represents your role within healthcare provision (e.g. medical professional, researcher, community admin) which enables access to additional services provided by Ziines, your use of the new account type and additional services may be subject to additional terms and conditions which will be made available to you as part of the extension process.
In order to register with us and become an account holder, you will be invited to provide a password, a user name and an email. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. You will never be required to reveal your full password to any representative or agent of Ziines. If you forget your password, we may ask you to answer a specific question such as your username, date of birth or postcode. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account.
You agree to notify contact@Ziines.com immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. However, you could be held liable for loss or damage incurred by us or another party due to someone else using your account or password. You may not use anyone else’s account at any time, without the express permission of the account holder. If you think that someone else has access to your password you should change it immediately.
6. Third parties and third party websites and links
We also may provide links or references on Our Site to the websites of other companies, charities or other organizations and individuals whether affiliated with us or not. By clicking on these links and accessing these other websites, you will be leaving Our Site. Some of these links are added by users and we are not in a position to verify every link posted on Our Site.
Similarly, Our Site may be accessed through third party links over which we have no control. We make no warranties or representations of any kind as to the accuracy, currency, or completeness of any information contained in such websites and shall have no liability for any damages or injuries of any kind arising from such content or information. Inclusion of any third party link does not imply an endorsement or recommendation by Everything Unlocked Limited.
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
7. Proprietary rights
The entire contents of Our Site are protected by copyright, database rights and other intellectual property rights which are owned by us or our affiliates including health organizations and individuals. The contents of Our Site may not be copied, displayed, downloaded, distributed or republished other than for non-commercial individual reference with all copyright or other proprietary notices retained, and thereafter may not be recopied, reproduced or otherwise redistributed. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppels or otherwise any licence or right under any patent or trademark of Ziines, or any third party.
8. Written communication and notices
When using Our Site, you accept that communication with us will be mainly in electronic format. We will contact you by email or provide you with information by posting notices on Our Site. For contractual purposes, you agree to this electronic means of communication and you acknowledge that all contracts, notices, information and other communications that we provide to you electronically comply with any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.
All notices given by you to us, including any complaints that you might have about Our Site, must be given to xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We may give notice to you at either the email, telephone number or postal address you provide to us when you become an account holder, or in any of the ways specified in the above paragraph.
9. Content and Limitation of Liability
Ziines is an online community and social media platform. All views, opinions, and knowledge expressed on the site by account holders or visitors are the sole opinions of the account holders or visitors themselves and are likely to relate to their own specific circumstances which may be different to yours. The owners of Ziines and the affiliates we work with make no warranties or representations of any kind as to the accuracy, currency, completeness, reliability, operability, or legality of information or opinions contained or expressed within Our Site. Commentary and other materials posted on Our Site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We and the affiliates therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to Our Site, by any account holders, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
Further, Our Site is provided to you free of charge on an "as is" and "as available" basis. You agree that access to and use of Our Site and the content available on Our Site is at your own risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Our Site and any individual person connected to Our Site and any party involved in creating, producing or delivering Our Site hereby exclude:
All conditions, warranties and other terms that might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity; and
Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by you in connection with the use, inability to use, or that results from the use of Ou- Site or websites linked to Our Site, including, without limitation any liability for loss of income or revenue, loss of business, loss of profit, loss of data, loss of goodwill, wasted management or office time, and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.
This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
No waiver by us of any of these terms and conditions shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and is communicated to you in writing in accordance with the methods specified above.
11. Sale or Merger
If ziines is sold to or merges with another company not owned by ziines, you should expect that some or all of the personal information collected from Our Site may be transferred to the buyer/surviving company. If so, ziines will seek to obligate the acquiring company to use any personal information transferred by Our Site in a manner consistent with this Privacy Statement, but you accept that the acquiring company will be responsible for use after the acquisition and that ziines cannot control this.
If you do not wish the personal information you provide to be subject to this possibility, you should deactivate your membership by notifying deactivate@Ziines.com and including "DEACTIVATE" in the subject line or by deleting your account in your account settings in Our Site.
If any of these terms and conditions or any provisions of these terms and conditions are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions, which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Access to and use of this Service are currently available without charge. We reserve the right to charge a fee for access to or use of this Service in the future. You will be given prior notice in the event we find it necessary to charge a fee for use of this Service and if you do not wish to pay such fee you will be able to end your use of the Service.
14. Entire agreement
These terms and conditions and any document expressly referred to in them represent the entire agreement between us in relation to access to and your use of Our Site and supersede any prior agreement, understanding or arrangement between us, whether oral or in writing.
15. Law and jurisdiction
These terms and conditions and the agreement between you and us will be governed by law in Hong Kong or your Country. Any dispute arising from, or related to, these terms and conditions or our agreement shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Hong Kong or your Country.
為向您提供服務，我們會從本應用程式、網站、電話對話、電郵、書面及口頭通訊中收集您的個人資料，包括 (但不限) 姓名、地址、電郵地址、電話號碼等，並會將該等資料予以記錄。
當用戶註冊成為本應用程式的會員時，請提供包括 (但不限) 姓名、性別、生日、教育程度、職業、每月收入、電郵地址等個人資料。如未能提供這些資料，將無法成功啟動會員帳號，並無法使用相關的會員服務。當使用本應用程式的產品及服務時，我們有可能要求會員提供其他個人資料，例如電話號碼、地址、個人興趣等等。
在發送電郵時，我們會提供您能隨時停止接收這些資料或電子郵件的方法。本應用程式旗下的網站會自動從您的瀏覽器上，接收並紀錄伺服器數值，包括網際網路通訊協定位址 (IP Address)、“Cookies” (見Cookies的使用) 中的資料，以及您要求取讀的網頁紀錄。
本應用程式旗下網站採用了“Cookies”這項標準技術。Cookies是載有少量資料的檔案，自動儲存於瀏覽者電腦所安裝的互聯網瀏覽器，以供本應用程式旗下網站日後檢索。本應用程式旗下網站透過Cookies得以掌握哪些網頁和廣告曾被瀏覽或最經常瀏覽，藉此確定網站哪些部分最受歡迎。透過Cookies儲存您每次瀏覽時所選擇的產品或服務，我們亦可為您營造更理想的網上瀏覽體驗，並集中收取您最感興趣的資料。 目前常見的網上瀏覽器均有預設啟動 Cookies的功能，但您亦可自行為停止儲存Cookies更改這些設定。(請注意：取消Cookies功能後，您可能無法進入本網站或本應用程式的某些部分，以致無法享用我們提供的服務。)