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The relationship between HowToPronounce and all the users shall be governed by the following terms and conditions. By logging on to HowToPronounce the user agrees to these Terms. In the registration process, the user expressly accepts the terms and conditions with a click on the confirmation box.
1.Purpose of service
HowToPronounce offers all its users with open and collaborative service and a pronunciation guide that is created by keeping in mind the interest of learning and with an aim to share the pronunciation and vocabulary knowledge. Apart from learning the pronunciation, users here can also send their translation and pronunciation for certain trending words. HowToPronounce does not act as an intermediary between users or trade between users out with the actual information service provided on the platform.
The HowToPronounce community shall be subject to the following conditions, which shall be updated from time to time. If the user decides not to accept the conditions, he should not access and/or use the content and/or services offered on the platform.
HowToPronounce reserves the right to improve, modify or delete, unilaterally and without notice, service and/or content of this platform.
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- It is the responsibility of the HowToPronounce users to publish their accurate data, location, contact information, certificates and other information that may be requested by the platform.
- Under no circumstances is the information disclosed by its users the responsibility of HowToPronounce although complimentary user information or documentation relating to the correct operation of the HowToPronounce platform can be requested. It excludes any liability for damages of any kind that may arise due to the contents and information lent or provided by users.
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3.Intellectual and industrial property
The users retains all the pronunciations and translations that they upload, share or publish to their profile granting HowToPronounce a permanent, non-exclusive and free worldwide license which allows it to reproduce, distribute, and publicly communicate them, with the possibility of granting them to third parties; as well as to adding information and transforming them in order to adapt them to the technical needs of the platform.
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5.Duration and termination
The full responsibility in determining the specific content and services to which minors have access corresponds to the adults who are in charge of those minors. Access and use of the portal to minors are prohibited.The platform has, in principle, an indefinite duration. However, HowToPronounce is authorized to terminate or suspend the platform at any time. Where reasonably possible, HowToPronounce will advise about the termination or suspension of the platform.
6.Use of data and data production
HowToPronounce respects the user's privacy and complies with all applicable data protection regulations. Also, H2P does not share its users' personal information with third parties unless the user gave prior explicit consent or there exists a legal obligation to forward information. If the user has given consent, he/she can then revoke it at any time for future effect with a simple message (e-mail, fax, letter).
Jurisdiction and applicable law
These terms are governed by Indian law.
Last updated: April 17, 2021