Please read the terms of this entire document (“Terms”) carefully because it explains your rights and responsibilities when you visit or contribute to any of Knotters Websites (“Websites”) or other communication channels of our community like social media, newsletters, source code repositories, and emails (together with Websites, these are collectively referred to as “Communications”). By accessing or signing up to receive Communications, you agree to be bound by these Terms. Some of our Websites connect you with links, apps or add-ons that are provided by other parties and are subject to separate Terms.
We would require you to register for an account in order to contribute more actively and access additional features on our Websites. If applicable, additional terms will be presented to you. You are responsible for all activities under your account.
Our Communications include content such as articles, images, photographs, comments, software code, audio and video clips, and other materials (collectively, “Content”). Content is authored by Knotters, contributors to Knotters projects, and other sources. Content authored by Knotters is made available for public sharing and reuse through open licenses such as Creative Commons (for expressive material) or the Mozilla Public License (for software code). In most cases we ask our contributors to release Content under open licenses. Some Content in our Communications is acquired from sources that prohibit further use of their Content without advance permission. Where possible, the Content or Website footer will display a notice with the applicable license. You agree to abide by such notices. Note the following specifics: Some Content expressly indicates that the author does not intend for an open license to apply. You should contact the author or author’s agent for permission to use such Content. Questions on Knotters authored content can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Some Content contains trademarks, trade dress, logos and brand assets of Knotters and other parties (“Trademarks”). Except for a few limited circumstances, Trademarks cannot be used without advance written permission of the owner of the Trademark. Software used by our Websites is licensed under the open source licenses. For more information on the specific license, please see the applicable source code or GitHub repository.
You may contribute Content when interacting with our Communications, including but not limited to commenting on an article, blogging, contributing code, or contributing graphics or written material (each a “Submission”). Unless your Submission is made under a separate agreement with Knotters, in which case that agreement will govern, then For Submissions to Knotters’ open-source projects: You agree to license your Submission under the terms of the corresponding license of the particular open-source project to which you are contributing. For more information on the specific license, please see the applicable source code or GitHub repository. For all other Submissions, you agree to the following in connection with each: You represent and warrant that your Submission will comply with these Terms, the Knotters Conditions of Use, and any additional terms that may govern your Submission. You hereby grant us a nonexclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, sublicensable (to those we work with) license to use your Submission in connection with the Communications and online and offline promotion of Knotters mission, projects and services. You acknowledge that your Submissions may be accessible by other registered members of the applicable service or the public. If your Submission contains expressive material or software code, you agree to license it in a manner that is compatible with the particular project you are making a Submission to. You represent and warrant that you have the rights necessary to grant the rights granted herein, and further, that the uses contemplated under these Terms will not infringe the proprietary or intellectual property rights of any third party. You understand and agree that Knotters reserves the right, at its discretion, to review, modify, or remove any Submission that it deems is objectionable or in violation of these Terms.
If you subscribe to receive our newsletters or register for an account in connection with any of our Websites, you may receive transactional emails from us in connection with your account (for example, legal, privacy, and security updates). Some of our Websites have online tools that allow you to send emails to others. For example, you can invite your contacts to participate or contribute on our websites or projects. You agree not to misuse others’ email addresses (for example, by spamming them).
For reporting claims of copyright or trademark infringement, please send an email to email@example.com.
These Terms will continue to apply until ended by either you or Knotters. You can choose to end them at any time for any reason by discontinuing your use of our Communications and, if applicable, deleting your account. We may suspend or terminate your access to our Communications at any time for any reason, including, but not limited to, if we reasonably believe: (i) you have violated these Terms, our Acceptable Use Policy, or other relevant policy; (ii) you create risk or possible legal exposure for us; or (iii) our provision of the Communications to you is no longer viable due to any reason In all such cases, these Terms shall terminate, except that the following sections shall continue to apply: Indemnification, Disclaimer; Limitation of Liability, Miscellaneous.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Knotters, its contributors, licensors, and partners; and the respective directors, officers, employees and agents of the foregoing ("Indemnified Parties") from and against any and all third party claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of or related to your use of our Communications (including, but not limited to, from your Submissions or from your violation of any these Terms).
THE COMMUNICATIONS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITH ALL FAULTS. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, KNOTTERS AND THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES THAT THE COMMUNICATIONS ARE FREE OF DEFECTS, MERCHANTABLE, FIT FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGING. YOU BEAR THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO USING THE COMMUNICATIONS FOR YOUR PURPOSES AND AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE COMMUNICATIONS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE RISK THAT YOUR HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, OR CONTENT IS DELETED OR CORRUPTED, THAT SOMEONE ELSE GAINS UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION, OR THAT ANOTHER USER MISUSES OR MISAPPROPRIATES YOUR SUBMISSION. THIS LIMITATION WILL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING THE FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY REMEDY. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THIS DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. EXCEPT AS REQUIRED BY LAW, KNOTTERS AND THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE COMMUNICATIONS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DIRECT AND INDIRECT DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, AND COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY (CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE) UPON WHICH SUCH CLAIM IS BASED.
We may update these Terms from time to time to address a new feature of the Communications or to clarify a provision. The updated Terms will be posted online. If the changes are substantive, we will announce the update through our usual channels for such announcements such as blog posts, banners, emails, or forums. Your continued use of our Communications after the effective date of such changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes. To make your review more convenient, we will post an effective date at the top of this page.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Knotters concerning our Communications and supersede any prior versions of these Terms. All claims and disputes arising out of the Communications or these Terms shall come under the jurisdiction of Delhi High Court. If any portion of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. In the event of a conflict between a translated version of these Terms and the English language version, the English language version shall control. In the event of a conflict between these Terms and relevant additional terms, the additional terms shall control.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this, please send us a detailed message at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.