Updated: Mar 05, 2016

Terms of Service

User Agreement

Introduction

We are a social network and online business platform for individuals in the agricultural field. By using our services, you are entering into a legal agreement and you are hereby agreeing to all of these terms. You also agree to our Privacy Policy, which explains, in detail, how we collect, use, share and store the personal information of our users.

1.1 Purpose

Our goal is to connect individuals in the agricultural field and allow them to expand their network, allowing them to be productive and successful. Our platform is designed to allow you and other professionals to meet, to develop professional relationships, to provide ideas and encouragement and to show support for one another in a network of trusted relationships.

1.2 Agreement

You agree that by registering for AgFuse, you are entering into a legally binding agreement, even if you are using these services on behalf of a company. This "Agreement" includes the terms set forth within this User Agreement and the Privacy Policy.

Users who register for our platform are "Members" and users who visit our platform but do not choose to register are "Visitors." The terms stated within this User Agreement apply to both Members and Visitors.

1.3 Beta

Users who register for the beta edition of the website understand that this service is a beta-level release offering and is not intended to perform at the level of performance typical to a product available for a commercial service release. As such, you are using this product at your own risk. This service will likely be modified frequently, which may result in a complete and total loss of data. The platform may operate incorrectly and will likely be substantially modified prior to public release. We also reserve the right to decide not to release the product at all. The platform, and all portions of the platform, are provided “as is” without any guarantees. We shall not be held responsible for any loss of data, loss of information, changes to the platform or downtime on the platform.

2.1 Obligations

To use our platform, you agree that:

  1. You meet the minimum age requirement, which is 14 in the United States; however, if laws require that you be older in order to participate in the platform, inclusive of our collection, storage and use of your personal information, then the minimum age is higher. The platform is not intended for use by anyone under the age of 14.
  2. You own the rights to all content that you post or otherwise make available on our platform. In accordance with The Digital Millennium Copyright Act, AgFuse will respond to DMCA takedown notices by removing any content that is deemed by AgFuse, in its sole discretion, to violate or infringe on the rights of someone or something else. If you are a copyright owner, or are authorized to act on behalf of one, please review our DMCA Policy.

  3. You will only post content that is in harmony with the purpose of this platform. AgFuse, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to delete any content that is obscene, provocative, offensive or otherwise questionable.

  4. You will not use our platform to abuse, threaten, defame, harass, intimidate or impersonate any person. AgFuse, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to terminate the membership of any individual in violation of these terms.

  5. You will not publish spam anywhere on this platform including feeds that belong to groups and/or individual members. AgFuse reserves the right to delete any content that AgFuse, in its sole discretion, deems as spam, which includes--but is not limited to--publishing duplicate content, publishing promotional content within feeds that you do not own, publishing off-topic content.

  6. You will actively maintain the groups you create on our platform; otherwise, you will relinquish ownership rights. If no group administrator has made a post in your group for over one year, the group will be defined as inactive, in which case, AgFuse reserves the right to disable, rename, delete or otherwise alter the inactive group.

2.2 Membership

Between you and AgFuse, you are the owner of the information and content that you post or submit to the platform--including any information or content entered in AgFuse sweepstakes, giveaways, contests or other promotions--and you are granting AgFuse the following non-exclusive license: the worldwide, transferable and sublicensable right to use, copy, modify, distribute, publish and process all of the information and content that you provide through our platform or direct to our social media accounts, without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or others. These rights are restricted in these ways:

  1. You can end this license for specific content by deleting that content from the platform, or by ending your membership, except for the reasonable time it takes to remove from backup and other systems.
  2. We will not include your content in advertisements for the products and services of others.

You agree that we have the right to access, store and use any information you provide, in accordance with the terms of the Privacy Policy and your privacy settings.

You agree that the content or information that you provide on the platform does not violate law nor does it violate anyone's rights. You also agree that your profile information will be truthful and straightforward.

2.3 Service Availability

We have the right to change, suspend or end the platform at our discretion.