Terms and Conditions for the Usage of this website

The term Operator refers to a person, a company or an organization or company represented by a person, designated on the contact page of this website (ViMP GmbH).

The term Users refers to people who have or have not registered at the website and who, meanwhile, use the contents of the website, communicate with other users on the website or publish contents through the website. The direct use of the personal pronoun "You" is used to address you as a user of this website.

The term Website refers to all the documents, contents, and information offered at the same internet address, under which the operations of the aforementioned materials and these Terms and Conditions are made available. The term Website also includes all its sub-directories and sub-pages (www.ostube.de/.info/.org and demo.ostube.de/.info/.org).

1. Scope of Effect

A) The following stipulations are the conditions under which the Operator's Website based on the Software "OS Tube" can be visited, used and seen by the Users.

B) With your registration, you expressly agree to these usage terms and conditions. The Operator reserves its right to change or amend these conditions at any time with effect for the future. The User will be informed of such change or amendment on this Website. The User accepts such changes by logging in or registering.

2. Services Provided by the Operator

A) This Website is a multimedia platform which enables its Users to upload and publish their own contents, to exchange themselves with other Users and to share and classify those contents within an open user Community ("Community"). Besides other functions, the provided services include functionality enabling Users of the platform to upload (transmit contents in order to share it online) and publish various contents, such as pictures, videos, or texts to the Website and to comment and rate contents published by other Users, or to participate in community votings. Furthermore, it enables the Users to contact other Users, search through contents, or embed Website-contents on their own webpages.

B) The Operator respects the Intellectual Property of third parties, the integrity of every individual personality as well as the protection of privacy, especially of those people disclose in contents that are published over this Website; the Operator requests its Users to do the same.

C) As long as the Operator of this Website does not offer paid content, all services provided on this Website are intended only for private and non-commercial use. By registering for this service, the User obligates himself to use it only for private purposes.

D) The Operator reserves the right to adjust the scope of the provided services at its own discretion and/or upon its Users' requirements. If as a result of such adjustment one or several part(s) of these terms and conditions herein become invalid, inapplicable or irrelevant, the Operator will inform all Users prior to that.

3. Registration

A) In order to use all functions of this Website, you must first register yourself.

B) As a User, you are obligated to fill out all the fields of the application-form honestly and accurately. The registration can only be completed successfully if you have filled out all mandatory fields of the application form completely.

C) The Website can only be used by adults or by people who use it under their legal guardian's approval.

D) The users are obligated to keep their password to themselves and not to pass it on to any other persons or to a third party. If the Users have knowledge of another person or third party being in possession of their password, they must inform the Operator of such immediately.

4. Storage of Contents, Responsibility and Forbidden Contents

A) The Operator provides storage space to the Users of this Website in order for them to upload contents, such as pictures, videos, and texts to it. For each type of content (e.g. video, pictures, texts) the provided storage space is limited.

B) The User is alone responsible for the contents uploaded by him/her. Therefore, the User ensures that this content is either free of any legal rights (e.g. copyrights) or that the User possesses all necessary rights from the content-owner or author (especially the copyrights and rights to use included/displayed names or trademarks, etc.). Also, the User must not upload any material that would violate any legal regulations or laws, offend any other person(s) or third party(s), or that could be considered as inappropriate. In particular, the content must not be threatening, abusive, racist, violence-encouraging, defamatory, offensive, pornographic, or youth-endangering.

C) In addition to that, it is prohibited for the Users to publish content, that pursues commercial interests (especially Spamming), intends to spread or advertise political or ideological views (especially by means of symbols or signs representing such views) or that is meant to propagate a political or ideological objective (e.g. by collecting signatures, advocacy to express a certain opinion, conventions, etc.) in any other manner.

D) The User shall further take responsibility for all content, uploaded by him/her to this Website, being free of "viruses", "worms", "trojan horses", or other malicious software that may jeopardize or impair the usability, function, or existence of this Website.

E) The Operator may deny, block or remove any contents that are in violation of any requirements specified in these terms and conditions at any time. The User has no right to insist of the publication of any uploaded content or to demand the re-publication of content that has been blocked or removed before. Besides the right to remove and/or delete such content, the Operator further reserves the right to hereby prevent the User from further using the Website and from making claims (especially compensation claims) against the Operator.

5. Permitted Duration to use the Service

A) The User may terminate his membership with this Website (by the cancelling his account) at any time.

B) The Operator is entitled to terminate a User's right to use the services in case of:
- violation of any usage terms and conditions stipulated herein;
- a User's failure to access the Website within a period of more than 6 months.

C) In either circumstance of termination of this usage license, the operator is entitled to delete any contents previously submitted by the User. Also, the User has no right to require the Operator to return any contents previously submitted by him/her.

D) In no regard to the conditions listed above, the Operator is entitled to permanently "take down" or disable the Website, terminate the entire service offered or part of the services at any time and without prior announcement. In this case, the User's usage license and membership will end automatically.

6. Reservation of Rights

The User permits the Operator to use the submitted contents in order to provide the services related to this Website and grants the Operator all necessary rights for the contents free of charge. These rights include especially the right to make all content or part of it publicly available worldwide (via the Website or other means of communication), to reproduce and/or spread it, and to transmit it to a third party.

Munich, October 01, 2010