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F-Secure Legal Terms

Community Terms

THE FOLLOWING LEGAL TERMS ("TERMS") GOVERN YOUR RIGHT TO USE AND ACCESS TO F-SECURE COMMUNITY ("COMMUNITY") PROVIDED BY F-SECURE CORPORATION ("F-SECURE", "WE", "OUR") . BY REGISTERING FOR A COMMUNITY ACCOUNT AND/OR BY USING OR VISITING THE COMMUNITY YOU HAVE READ THESE TERMS, UNDERSTAND THEM AND AGREE TO BE LEGALLY BOUND BY THEM. YOU ALSO AGREE NOT TO USE COMMUNITY AGAINST THESE TERMS OR SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS ELSEWHERE IN THE COMMUNITY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THESE TERMS, OR IF YOU ARE BELOW THE AGE OF TWELVE (12), YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO ACCESS, VISIT OR PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMUNITY.

Description and Purpose

F-Secure provides these Community forums as a service to its users and customers, to help them exchange ideas, tips, information, and techniques related to overall security related issues and to our services. These forums are here for the enjoyment and benefit of all members and accessible to all who register. Like any community, they are most valuable when everyone obeys certain basic guidelines and rules for online behavior.

Posting and Prohibited Content

Use of the Community is at your own risk. Do not post any information, especially personal information such as addresses and phone numbers, that you do not wish to make public. Any information that you post to public boards can be obtained and used by others. You are responsible for any personal information you disclose to the Community. F-Secure or Lithium Technologies Inc. ("Platform Provider") is not responsible for third parties' use of information posted to the open community.

Users of the Community agree not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit any content that includes any of the following inappropriate content:

  • Content that is: unlawful, libelous, harmful, vulgar, obscene, derogatory, pornographic, abusive, harassing, threatening, hateful, objectionable with respect to race, religion, creed, national origin or gender;
  • Any private or personal information or content that is not your own or that you do not have rights to transmit, such as:
    - address, phone number, personal email address, social security number
    - copyrighted content, trade secrets or securities
  • Off-topic content not relevant to community purpose;
  • Spam, such as advertising, promotion or solicitation, including chain letters, class action lawsuits, charitable appeals;
  • Content or links to content that contains contaminating or destructive features that may damage someone else's computer;
  • Duplicate or excessively repeated submissions in one or more areas;
  • Content designed to evade profanity or other filters;
  • Hyperlinks to sites that violate the terms;
  • Content used to impersonate another person;
  • Content or behavior that violates any applicable laws;
  • Content or behavior that interferes with the operation of the site or with another member's ability to use the site;
  • Evading site controls such as bans, or otherwise disregarding the directions of the site moderators or administrators
  • Content that infringes copyrights or other intellectual property rights of third parties.

Enforcement

F-Secure may remove any information, in its sole discretion, including but not limited to personal data or data, material or content provided by any of the users, considered to violate the Terms or be inappropriate for the Community for any reason. F-Secure shall under this agreement have no obligation to monitor any of the material provided by you to F-Secure and/or to the Community, but may do so at its discretion. F-Secure also retains the right to immediately revoke any and all of Your access rights in case Your breach of any of these Terms or suspected misuse of the Community.

To report violations, please contact the F-Secure community moderator and include the message board name and the link of the post in question: community-support@f-secure.com

Feedback and Ideas

Any bulletin messages, suggestions, ideas, bulletin board postings or concepts ("material") that are submitted to F-Secure via Community website shall become, and remain the property of F-Secure. Furthermore, F-Secure is not responsible for the confidentiality of any material communicated to Community. By communicating material to the Community, you agree that F-Secure has the right to use and publish the material in products or publications for any purpose, including, but not limited to, product and/or service development, advertising and promotional purposes. You agree not to take action against us in relation to material that you submit.

Personal Data

F-Secure shall retain the registration data private and process it in accordance to its then current privacy policies and applicable laws. You consent that F-Secure may use the registration data for communication with You (e.g. sending informational or marketing messages) and that F-Secure may use and share such data with its subsidiary companies some of which are located outside EEA. Any personal data stored in the Community is used in accordance with F-Secure privacy policy:
http://www.f-secure.com/en/web/home_global/privacy

When visiting our Community, we collect session data about Your activities in non-personally identifiable format to further develop the Community and its usage. Please see F-Secure privacy policy for details.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE F-SECURE LEGAL TERMS RELATING TO OUR WEBSITES LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF EACH COMMUNITY PAGE THROUGH LINK "LEGAL TERMS" UNDER THE HEADING "INFORMATION" SHALL ALSO APPLY TO COMMUNITY AND ARE INCORPORATED BY THIS REFERENCE.

Correctness of Information and Disclaimer of Warranty

The Community and its contents, regardless of who originates that content, are provided "as is", without warranty of any kind. F-Secure, on behalf of itself, its employees, officers and suppliers, Platform Provider and those that have contributed to data presented in the Community expressly disclaim all implied warranties of any kind. Users of the Community agree that F-Secure is not responsible for the accuracy of the content of the Community and will not be liable for any damages incurred as a result of their use of any such content.

Where the Community contains links to third party sites, you acknowledge that the content on such third party sites may be subject to change from time to time and that such third party sites are not under F-Secure's control and that F-Secure has no liability in regards to the contents of such third party sites or Your activities in such third party sites.

Indemnity and Limitation of Liability

CONTENT POSTED TO THE COMMUNITY IS MOSTLY PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES NOT AFFILIATED WITH F-SECURE OR PLATFORM PROVIDER. YOU AGREE THAT F-SECURE OR PLATFORM PROVIDER DOES NOT CONTROL, AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE IN ANY WAY, FOR THIS THIRD-PARTY CONTENT. YOU SHALL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR CONDUCT AND USE OF THE COMMUNITY AND YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD F-SECURE AND PLATFORM PROVIDER HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIM MADE BY ANY THIRD PARTY RELATING TO OR ARISING OUT OF CONTENT SUBMITTED, POSTED, TRANSMITTED, OR MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH COMMUNITY, USE OF COMMUNITY, VIOLATION OF THE TERMS OR VIOLATION OF ANY RIGHTS OF ANOTHER. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES AND UNDER NO LEGAL THEORY, CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, SHALL F-SECURE OR PLATFORM PROVIDER BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND.

Changes to Terms

We will be making changes to Community, these Terms and relevant policies (including those referred herein) from time to time. We notify about such changes when we deem that changes in terms are material enough to warrant a notification / re-approval, but will not be required to do so in case of minor changes. Changed Terms shall be available in the same location and shall be effective when posted. In case you choose not to accept the then current Terms, you should cease Your use of the Community. The Terms and policies in force at the time you used the Community shall be applicable to Your use of Community made under such Terms. The month of the copyright notice at the end of Terms will allow you to easily monitor when changes in terms have occurred.

General

F-Secure may discontinue, modify or terminate any of user accounts to Community at its sole discretion. Upon termination of Community or Your usage rights therein, any terms that would reasonably survive termination, shall continue to be in force including, but not limited to; terms concerning restrictions on use, disclaimer of warranty, limitation of liability.

The Terms are not necessarily exhaustive and additional terms relating to certain contents or functionalities available in the Community may exist.

If any of these conditions is deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, such portion of the condition will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition or these Terms.

These Terms shall be governed under the laws of Finland without regard to conflict of laws rules and principles.