To access and use our Services, you must be at least 13 years of age. By using EmeraldChat.org, you represent and warrant that you meet the age requirement and have the legal capacity to enter into these Terms. If you are under the age of 13, you may not use our Services.
You are solely responsible for your conduct while using our Services. You agree to abide by our Rules of Conduct, as well as any applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations. Any violation of these Terms or our Rules of Conduct may result in the suspension or termination of your access to our Services.
EmeraldChat.org may allow users to submit, post, or share content, such as text, images, or video (“User Content”). You retain ownership of your User Content but grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable, and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works of, display, and perform your User Content in connection with our Services.
You represent and warrant that you have the necessary rights, licenses, and permissions to grant this license, and that your User Content does not infringe any third-party rights, including intellectual property rights, privacy rights, or publicity rights.
All content and materials on our Services, including text, graphics, logos, icons, images, and software, are the property of EmeraldChat.org or its licensors and are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. You may not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, or commercially exploit any content or materials on our Services without our prior written consent.
Our Services are provided “as is” and “as available” without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. EmeraldChat.org does not warrant that the Services will be error-free, uninterrupted, secure, or free of viruses or other harmful components.
In no event shall EmeraldChat.org or its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, or agents be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages, including but not limited to, loss of profits, data, or goodwill, arising out of or in connection with your access to or use of our Services, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless EmeraldChat.org and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, or expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or in connection with your access to or use of our Services or your violation of these Terms.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to suspend or terminate your access to our Services at any time, with or without notice, for any reason, including but not limited to, your violation of these Terms or our Rules of Conduct.
We may update or modify these Terms at any time, at our sole discretion. We will notify you of any changes by posting
the updated Terms on our platform, along with the date of the last update. Your continued use of our Services after any changes to these Terms constitutes your acceptance of the updated Terms.
These Terms and any disputes arising out of or in connection with these Terms or your use of our Services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of South Africa. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of South Africa to resolve any disputes arising out of or in connection with these Terms or your use of our Services.
If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect.
No waiver of any provision of these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such provision or any other provision, and our failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms, please contact us via our contact page.