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.
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.
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:
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
We collect your personal data only when registering to the community service. The data includes typically your name and email address. You can enter more information to the system but this is not mandatory. Registration is required when you wish to post to the community and is used for operating the community, in particular maintaining the messaging structure.
We process your data so that we can provide you with the community services and continuously improve on the content and usability of the service. Our legal ground for this is “contract performance” so we can manage the community.
It is necessary for us to have the data requested for us to be able to create your individual account to F‑Secure Community. The identification of data is needed to highlight active contributors to F‑Secure community.
The data is not disclosed to external entities beyond the 3rd party platform provider and F‑Secure Polish and Malaysian subsidiaries, which both process data only on F‑Secure Corporation’s instructions.
We store your community account data based on your consent for 12 months since you last logged in to the system after which your community account is deleted. Users with a valid F‑Secure service subscription are excluded from the deletion. During this time, you have full control on your own community data we have on you. You can edit and delete your community data via accessing your F‑Secure Community account.
More information on your rights to your data is available in the F‑Secure privacy statement.
We want to make this service even better. To do that, we need to know - for example - which articles/posts are viewed the most and found most useful and how users find the service.
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.
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.
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.
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.