Hacker House terms and conditions

Terms of Use

Welcome to hacker.house (the “Site”). The Site is the property of, and is operated by, Hacker House Ltd (hereinafter “Hacker House” or “we”). We invite all visitors to, or users of, the Site (“You”) to carefully review these Site terms of use (“Terms of Use”) and the Privacy Policy before continuing to access or use the Site. By accessing or using the Site, You accept to be legally bound by these Terms of Use. If You do not accept these Terms of Use, You are not permitted to use the Site and You must discontinue access or use of the Site.

Proprietary Content, Third Party Content and Trademarks
Proprietary Content. All right, title and interest in and to the Site and all of its content, including, but not limited to, its software or HTML code and other computer code contained therein, trademarks, copyrights, text, articles, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, scripts, artwork, photographs, images, designs, video, audio and written materials and other materials that appear as part of the Site (collectively, “Content”) are owned by Hacker House, its subsidiaries or affiliates, and/or their licencors. All Content is protected by national and international intellectual property laws, including, but not limited to, rights in the nature of patent rights, copyrights, trade secrets, trade names, trademarks, service marks, moral rights, know how and any other similar intellectual property rights recognised under applicable laws, international conventions or international treaties in any country or jurisdiction in the world.

Hacker House will have the right to claim ownership at any time of its proprietary Content published on the Site and to oppose any use of its proprietary Content that is not expressly permitted by Hacker House.

Third Party Content.

The Site may contain content created by third parties, information obtained from public sources and/or links to external web sites or web pages operated by third parties (the “Third Party Content”). You acknowledge and agree that Hacker House does not have any control and cannot monitor such Third Party Content and will not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, security, legality or reliability of any Third Party Content. Access to any Third Party Content is at Your own risk, and Hacker House will have no liability to You for any loss or damage that You may suffer (including, but not limited to, any loss or damage to Your computer equipment) arising out of or related to Your access or use of, or reliance on, any Third Party Content or caused by or in connection with any purchase of products or services available on or through any such Third Party Content.

Hacker House Trademarks and Logos. All trademarks, trade names, service marks, logos, brand names and product names included on the Site are the exclusive properties of Hacker House, its subsidiaries or affiliates, or used with the permission of their respective owners (“Trademarks”). These Terms of Use do not allow You to use the Trademarks in any manner whatsoever, without the express prior written consent of Hacker House.

Your Use of the Site
Non-Permitted Uses. You are permitted to use the Site and the Content for Your private, personal and non-commercial use only and always in compliance with these Terms of Use. You may not and may not permit, assist or allow any third party to:

(i) copy, reproduce, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, upload, post, publicly display, encode, translate, modify, alter or create derivative works from, sell, license or otherwise distribute this Site or any Content, including, but not limited to, mirroring, framing or linking to any other computer, server or web site;

(ii) access or use this Site or any Content for any commercial purposes, including any advertising or advertising revenue generation activity on Your own web site;

(iii) use any deep-link, page-scrape, robot, spider or any other automatic or manual processes, to access, acquire, copy or monitor the Site or any Content or any portion thereof, or in any way reproduce the structure or presentation of the Site or any Content, or circumvent any copy-protection devices, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through the Site;

(iv) access or attempt to access any portion or feature of the Site You are not allowed to access without authorisation, or any other systems or networks connected to the Site or any Hacker House server, by hacking, password mining or any other illegitimate means. You may not use anyone else’s password or Account (as defined below) at any time without the express permission and consent of the holder of that password or Account;

(v) (1) probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Site or any network connected to the Site, nor breach any security or authentication measures on the Site; (2) reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of, or visitor to, the Site; (3) exploit the Site or any service or information made available or offered by or through the Site; or (4) use the Site or the Content for any unlawful purposes or for any purposes not allowed by these Terms of Use or for soliciting the performance of any illegal activity or for any other activity which infringes the rights of Hacker House or others; or

(vi) take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Site, or any systems or networks connected to the Site. You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere, or attempt to interfere, with the proper working of the Site or with any other person’s use of the Site.

Any other use of the Content or material on this Site, including reproduction for the purposes other than Your private, personal and non-commercial use, modification, distribution or republication, without the express prior written consent of Hacker House, is strictly prohibited. Your limited right to use the Content and the Site terminates automatically, without notice to You, if You breach any of these Terms of Use.

Hacker House cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from Your failure to comply with these obligations. You acknowledge and agree that Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure and that any message or information You send to the Site may be read or intercepted by others, even if there is a special notice that a particular transmission is encrypted.

Use of Information

Your information may be used in different ways, including, but not limited to, the following:

We may use Your contact information in order to send You email or other communications regarding updates to the Site, such as new Hacker House events and additional job listings which may be of interest to You.

We may use the information we gather on the Site, whether personal, demographic, collective or technical, for the purpose of operating and improving the Site, fostering a positive user experience, and delivering the services that we offer.

We may also use the information we gather to inform You of other products or services available from Hacker House or our affiliated companies or to contact You about Your opinion of current products and services or potential new products and services that may be offered.

Any feedback You submit in this area becomes the property of Hacker House, and such feedback (such as success stories) may be used for marketing purposes or to contact You for further information.

While Hacker House encourages any third parties involved to adhere to our policies regarding the privacy of our members and to otherwise handle personal information in a responsible manner, we cannot and do not assume any responsibility for any actions or omissions of third parties, including the manner in which they use information received either from Hacker House or independently. Nevertheless, in the event You encounter any third party associated with, or who claims association with Hacker House, whom You feel is improperly collecting or using information about You, please contact info@myhackerhouse.com

Privacy and Security
Privacy. Personal Data that You are required to provide to Hacker House through the Site shall be subject to the Privacy Policy, available and downloadable on the Site. Except as otherwise set forth in the Privacy Policy, You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of Your Personal Data. Your privacy and the privacy of all of our other visitors who have accepted to be bound by the Terms of Use (“Members”) is very important. The Privacy Policy is incorporated by reference herein and by accepting to be bound by the Terms of Use You are also accepting to be bound by the Privacy Policy.

Security. Hacker House has implemented reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure Your Personal Data from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. Additionally, Hacker House uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), which encrypts information the user inputs into the Site. Information is stored in a back-end database. Only Hacker House employees and website administrators have access to this information. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorised third parties will not be able to access this information and use Your personal information for improper purposes.

Jurisdiction and Local Restriction
The Contract shall be governed by the laws of England and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts, except for enforcement proceedings where the English courts shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction.

Changes to the Terms of Use and the Site
Hacker House reserves the right to change, modify, revise, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use by updating this posting, at any time and without prior notice to You. Hacker House thus invites You to check these Terms of Use periodically. If You do not agree to any such change, You must discontinue the access or use of the Site. By continuing the access or use of the Site following the posting of changes, You accept and agree to the changes.

Compliance with the Terms of Use and Indemnity
You represent and warrant that (i) You have the power and authority to enter into these Terms of Use; and (ii) Your use of the Site will comply with these Terms of Use. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless, and at Hacker House’s option, defend Hacker House, and any of its subsidiaries and affiliates, and its and their officers, directors, partners, members, managers, shareholders, employees, agents, representatives, contractors, suppliers, licensors, successors and assigns from all damages, costs, liabilities, suits, judgments, penalties, expenses, obligations, losses, claims, demands, actions, costs and expenses (including, but not limited to, attorneys’ fees and expenses), relating to, or arising out of, any breach of these Terms of Use or any use of the Site by You. We may assume exclusive control of any defense or any matter subject to indemnification by You, and You agree to cooperate with us in such event.

Feedback, Submissions and Other Communications
Any feedback, articles, content, publications, comments, suggestions, ideas and/or other similar information (collectively, “Communications”), that You submit to the Site shall not be treated by Hacker House as confidential or proprietary. Hacker House reserves the right to use such Communications on an unrestricted basis. You hereby grant Hacker House and its affiliates an irrevocable, non-exclusive, sublicensable (through multiple tiers), worldwide, perpetual, fully paid-up and royalty-free right to use and generally exploit any such Communications and any ideas, concepts, know how or techniques contained in such Communications that You send through the Site, insofar as it does not violate any other part of these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy. You also warrant that the holder of any rights, including moral rights in such Communications, has completely and effectively waived all such rights and validly and irrevocably granted to You the right to grant the license stated above. Subject to the foregoing, the owner of such Communications placed on the Site retains any and all rights that may exist in such Communications.

Disclaimer of Warranties
The use of the Site is at Your own sole risk, and You are entirely responsible for Your use of the Site and any linked sites. Hacker House takes reasonable measures to protect the Site and the Content from viruses and defects but cannot guarantee that Your computer equipment, hardware or software or any data stored or created by Your computer equipment, hardware or software (collectively, “Equipment”) will not be damaged, corrupted, lost or otherwise affected if You access or use the Site or any Content. Without limiting the foregoing, Hacker House shall not be held responsible for any unauthorized changes to the Content.

No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by You from Hacker House or through or from the Site shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the Terms of Use. Data and information relating to securities or otherwise is provided for informational purposes only, and is not intended for trading purposes. Neither Hacker House nor any of its data or content providers shall be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

HACKER HOUSE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE AND THE CONTENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANT-ABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Hacker House further disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions, or conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to Your use of the Site, including, without limitation, any liability for any Third Party Content or other third party information available on or through the Site, or any unauthorised use by third parties of Your Account. Hacker House does not warrant that the Site or any Content, service or feature of the Site will be uninterrupted, timely or secure, that there will be no virus, destructive features or that any defects will be corrected, or that Your use of the Site will provide specific results. Hacker House reserves the right to change, suspend or interrupt the functionality of the Site and the Content at any moment without notice.

Limitation of Liability

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, HACKER HOUSE SHALL IN NO EVENT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGE ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND/OR CONTENT OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR UNFORESEEABLE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LIABILITY FOR (I) ANY LOSS OF OR CORRUPTION TO DATA; (II) LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO YOUR EQUIPMENT; (III) ANY RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE; OR (IV) ANY OTHER LOSS OR DAMAGE SUFFERED BY YOU AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITE.

NOTHING IN THESE TERMS OF USE EXCLUDES OR LIMITS HACKER HOUSE’S LIABILITY TO YOU FOR FRAUD OR GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR FOR ANY OTHER LIABILITY WHICH MAY NOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER ANY MANDATORY PROVISION OF APPLICABLE LAW.

General Terms
These Terms of Use set forth the complete agreement between You and Hacker House with respect to Your use of the Site and supersede and replace any prior understanding, whether oral or in writing. The failure of Hacker House to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

The Terms of Use constitutes the entire agreement between You and Hacker House and governs Your use of the Site, superseding any prior agreements between You and Hacker House. If any provision of the Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavour to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms of Use remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Site or the Terms of Use must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.