ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
holkee are available only to and may only be used by individuals who can form legally binding contracts under the applicable law of the jurisdiction in which they reside. Without limiting the foregoing, holkee services are not available to persons under the age of THIRTEEN (13) YEARS.
These Terms of Service are binding on you, the user, and such person, company or other business entity ("principal" or "employer") you represent. If you are registering on behalf of your principal or employer, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind them to these Terms of Service. Unless the context requires otherwise, all references to "you" or "your" include references to your principal or employer.
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
Our web-based Service allows users who register for an account (each an "Account Holder") to create and update an online web site. Once registered, each Account Holder receives his or her own Web Site and may post "Content" (defined in Section 7). Any new features on the Service, including the release of new holkee tools and resources, shall be subject to these Terms. To use the Service, you must have access to the Internet, either directly or through devices that access web-based content, and you must pay any fees associated with Internet access. In addition, you must provide all equipment necessary to make such connection to the Internet, including a web-enabled computer. The Service may include certain communications from us, such as service announcements, and administrative messages. These communications are considered part of holkee membership. You may not access the Service by any means other than through the Service interfaces we provide you.
To register as an Account Holder, you must provide us with a valid email address and other information ("Registration Data"). You will choose a password and account designation for your web sites during the registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and for all activities that occur under your account. In consideration of use of the Service, you agree to maintain and update true, accurate, current and complete Registration Data. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or if holkee has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, we may suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service or any portion thereof.
WEBSITE ACCOUNT AND SECURITY
You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and web site, for all activities that occur or actions taken under the account or in connection with the web site. You agree to immediately notify us in writing of any unauthorized uses of the account or any other breaches of security. We will not be liable for any loss or damage from your failure to comply with this security obligation. You acknowledge and agree that under no circumstances will we be liable, in any way, for any or your acts or omissions or those of any third party, including damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.
YOUR RIGHTS IN YOUR CONTENT
holkee does not claim ownership of your Content, but you give us your permission to host your Content on the Service. This permission exists only for as long as you continue to use the Service or remain an Account Holder.
CONTENT AND CONDUCT RULES AND OBLIGATIONS
All information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, goods, products, services or other materials you post on a web site via the Service ("Content") are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. You are responsible for all Content that you upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available via the Service. We do not control the Content you post via the Service. By using the Service, you may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will we be liable for your Content or the content of any third party, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in your Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service. You acknowledge that we do not pre-screen Content, but that we shall have the right (but not the obligation) to refuse, move or delete any Content that is available via the Service. We shall also have the right to remove any Content that violates these Terms or is otherwise objectionable in our sole discretion. You must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content. You may not rely on any Content created by us. You acknowledge and agree that we may preserve Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce these Terms; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect our rights, property, or personal safety and those of our users and the public. The technical processing and transmission of the Service, including Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
You agree that you will not:
upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy (up to, but not excluding any address, email, phone number, or any other contact information without the written consent of the owner of such information), hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
harm minors in any way;
impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, an holkee official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service;
upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, rights of privacy or publicity, or other proprietary rights of any party;
upload, post, or transmit unsolicited commercial email or "spam". This includes unethical marketing, advertising, or any other practice that is in any way connected with "spam", such as (i) sending mass email to recipients who haven't requested email from you or with a fake return address, (ii) promoting a site with inappropriate links, titles, descriptions, or (iii) promoting your site by posting multiple submissions in public forums that are identical;
upload, post or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;
"stalk" or otherwise harass another;
promote or provide instructional information about illegal activities, promote physical harm or injury against any group or individual, or promote any act of cruelty to animals. This may include, without limitation, providing instructions on how to assemble bombs, grenades and other weapons or incendiary devices;
offer for sale or sell any item, good or service that (i) violates any applicable federal, state, or local law or regulation, (ii) you do not have full power and authority under all relevant laws and regulations to offer and sell, including all necessary licenses and authorizations, or (iii) we determine, in our sole discretion, is inappropriate for sale through the Service;
use the Service as a forwarding service to another web site;
solicit a third party’s passwords or personal identifying information for unlawful or phishing purposes;
exceed the scope of the Service that you have signed up for; for example, by accessing and using the tools that you do not have a right to use, or deleting, adding to, or otherwise changing other peoples comments or content; (p) upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that is intended to take advantage of a user. Such content may include, but is not limited to, "get rich quick", "get paid to surf", pyramid/MLM, or other dubious schemes.
include more than three ad units per page, or any advertising that greatly reduces the usability of the site.
upload files for the sole purpose of having them hosted by us and for use outside of a web site created using the Service.
create a web site that provides an injurious user experience with custom programming. Examples include, but are not limited to, extreme flashing banners and excessive animated movement.
upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that is adult in nature, such as any nudity in a sexual context, any Content revealing exposed genitalia, or any Content with adult themes.
We retain the right to terminate any account or user who has violated any of the above prohibitions.
When you pay for holkee Service, you agree with the following provisions:
Mode of Payment
Payment by credit card: You agree to authorize holkee to charge your designated credit card based on the chosen content of services and payment terms.
holkee payment methods include a one-time charge, bill three yearly, bill yearly, or bill monthly. Upon payment, members may not request a refund or a proportional discount for any reason. Unless some special condition, ex. buy the same product item twice, etc and you have to responsible for a handling fee.
If your payment methods are bill monthly, bill yearly or bill three yearly, holkee will charge you a monthly, yearly, three yearly credit card that you agree, and you will be able to use it after the card has been paid. If your credit card cannot be charged, your paid plan or additional item will be temporarily suspended. After the activation, it will continue to be charged monthly, yearly or three yearly. If you do not apply for termination of the automatic bill payment, you will agree to continue to use it.
Rights and Obligations
You should use your own credit cards or payment tools. If you use credit cards or payment tools (e.g., Micro Payment Account) owned by others (the “Actual Payer”), we consider that you are duly authorized to use such credit card or payment tool and the Actual Payer are fully award of the payment. Members and the Actual Payers are entitled to check the payment information in the Member Account, terminate the payment or modify the Actual Payer’s personal information.
If either you or the Actual Payer is accused for any unlawful acts, we shall collect your personal data and process the disputed payment in accordance with the Terms. You or the Actual Payer shall be responsible for any breach of this Terms or infringement to any third party’s rights caused by you or the Actual Payer.
When a Payer (i.e., you or the Actual Payer) uses a credit card for the payment, holkee will have the right to terminate the transaction if the designated credit card is expired, reported lost or stolen, refused by the issuing bank, and/or if our request for the payment is denied for any other reasons.
The Payer should use his/her best efforts to safeguard his/her personal data and the important information of the credit card or other third party payment service and must not disclose or provide such information to third parties. You and the Actual Payer will be responsible for any losses resulted from any intentional or negligent disclosure of such information to any third party or any unauthorized use of such information by any third party.
In case of any dispute in the fees payable, we are still entitled to process the billed amount from your designated credit card, and will automatically deduct or add the relevant fees in the next bill if there is any excessive or insufficient amount.
Any dispute between the Payer and the local telecommunications service provider, third party service provider or payment agent concerning the payment, including but not limited to the changes and modification of payment accounts, is independent from the Terms and should be resolved by the Payer and the respective party, and the corresponding legal liabilities shall be borne by the Payer and the respective party.
If you need to cancel the paid plan, you can contact us to cancel the plan to revert to the free plan (it will take at least 2 business days), and the charge will stop by the end of this billing cycle (next month on a monthly agreement and next year on a yearly one). Note that if you are using any paid additional item, you'll have to remove those features or the associated sites before being able to cancel/downgrade.
If you need to cancel the paid additional items, you can contact us to cancel the additional item (it will take at least 2 business days), and the charge will stop by the end of this billing cycle (next month on a monthly agreement and next year on a yearly one).
The additional items included in the package plan cannot be switched with another item once purchased. If you do not use the feature, it will be regarded as giving up, and no partial refund.
If you need to switch paid plans, you can contact us to terminate the automatic bill payment of your existing plan (it will take at least 2 business days), and select the plan you want to change and complete the payment. The charge will stop by the end of this billing cycle. The remaining days of the existing plan will automatically be added to your new plan, and your membership rights will not be affected during this period.
In accordance with “Consumer Protection Act” and its related regulations, holkee Service falls in one of the exemptions to the 7-day returning or rescinding rule with respect to distant sales. As a result, your payment is not refundable or returnable.
holkee IS A VENUE
You acknowledge that holkee is a venue for sellers of items to display their products and for buyers to find items of interest to them. We and holkee are not involved in the actual transaction between a buyer and a seller. We and holkee have no control over and do not guarantee the quality, safety or legality of items advertised, the ability of sellers to sell their respective items, the ability of buyers to pay for items, the truth or accuracy of the representations made by users in respect of their items listed on holkee. We and holkee cannot provide any assurance for whether exchange of communication or statements of intention between buyers and sellers to conclude a transaction between users through holkee will ultimately be consummated with an exchange of consideration for products or services.
We do not transfer or guarantee the transfer of legal ownership of items from the seller to the buyer. Unless the buyer and the seller agree otherwise, the buyer will become the item's lawful owner upon physical receipt of the item from the seller. Further, we cannot guarantee continuous or secure access to our services, and operation of holkee may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of our control. Accordingly, to the extent legally permitted, we exclude all implied warranties, terms and conditions. We are not liable for any loss of money, goodwill, or reputation, or any special, indirect, or consequential damages in relation to and arising out of your use of our sites and services. You use holkee at your own risk.
We do not control the information provided by other users that is made available through holkee. You may find other user's information to be offensive, harmful, inaccurate, or deceptive. Please use caution, common sense, and practice safe exchange when using holkee. Please note that there are also risks of dealing with underage persons or people acting under false pretense. By using holkee, you agree to accept such risks and we and/or holkee is not responsible for the acts or omissions of users on holkee.
We aim to update and maintain holkee regularly and can change the content at any time. We will use our reasonable efforts to keep holkee available to you, but if necessary, we may suspend access to the Website or other holkee sites, or close them indefinitely. We will not be liable if for any reason holkee becomes unavailable at any time or for any period.
holkee and some of the articles on holkee contain links to other resources and businesses on the internet. We provide these links for your information only. We do not sponsor, nor are we affiliated to or associated with such resources or businesses. Your ability to access such links do you allow you to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyrighted symbol in the links. Our liability for your use of holkee is set out in the section headed "DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES " section below.
You acknowledge that unless otherwise agreed, we may provide the Services to your competitors and make no promise of exclusivity in any particular market segment..
By uploading Content to Store, you agree: (i) to allow other internet users to view your Store Content; (ii) to allow holkee to display and store your Store Content; and (iii) that holkee can, at any time, review all the Store Content submitted by you to its Service.
You may not offer or sell illegal or potentially illegal Commercial Merchandise, including those that are counterfeited, stolen or fraudulent.
You may not offer or sell Commercial Merchandise that infringe or have the potential to infringe the intellectual property rights or proprietary rights of any other.
You may not offer or sell any Commercial Merchandise that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property rights or proprietary rights. We may, but have no obligation to, remove Store Content and Accounts containing Content that we determine violates any party’s intellectual property.
We may immediately remove Store Content related to the offer or sale of Commercial Merchandise in violation of this Agreement.
If you sell a Commercial Merchandise using our Services, then you must, upon our request, (i) use efforts within reason to stop the delivery of the Commercial Merchandise to the buyer, or (ii) pay a refund for such Commercial Merchandise to the buyer. You understand and agree that holkee shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or intangible losses resulting from the use of or inability to use our Service. In no event shall holkee be liable for lost profits or any special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with our site and platform. You agree to hold us and our investors, affiliates, partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of this Agreement or the documents it incorporates by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.
If you elect to download or access any additional software or third party content made available by us through the Service, you must agree to additional terms and conditions before you use such software or third party content. If you do not agree to the third party’s terms of service or license agreement, do not download the software or content.
Your use of any third party software or content obtained through the Service does not transfer to you any rights, title or interest in or to the third party software or such content beyond the terms contained in the third party provider's terms of service or license.
RESALE OF SERVICE
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Service without our express written permission.
GENERAL PRACTICES REGARDING USE AND STORAGE
We may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Service and may modify such practices and limits from time to time with or without notice to you.
OUR PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: (a) YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. (b) WE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, LOSS OF DATA, CUSTOMER INFORMATION OR VENDOR DATA, REVENUE, OR OTHER HARM TO BUSINESS ARISING OUT OF DELAYS, MISDELIVERY OR NONDELIVERY OF INFORMATION, RESTRICTION OR LOSS OF ACCESS, BUGS OR OTHER ERRORS, UNAUTHORIZED USE DUE TO YOUR SHARING OF ACCESS TO THE SERVICE, OR OTHER INTERACTION WITH THE SERVICE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING AND BACKING-UP YOUR DATA AND INFORMATION THAT MAY RESIDE ON THE SERVICE. holkee DOES NOT WARRANT THAT (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (V) ANY ERRORS IN THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED. (c) ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF holkee HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE. OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ALL CLAIMS RELATING TO THE SERVICE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNTS PAID BY YOU TO FOR THE PAST THREE MONTHS OF THE SERVICE IN QUESTION.
EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OF SECTIONS 12 AND 13 MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
We may provide notices to you via either email or regular mail. The Service may also provide notices of changes to these Terms or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on the Service. You and holkee agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts, Taiwan Taipei District Court, located within Taipei, Taiwan.
This Terms has been translated into Chinese. If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the English version and the Chinese version, the Chinese version shall prevail.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to report any violations of these Terms.
(Last updated on: 2022-03-28)