Terms of Use

Terms of Use of KnowYourWeeds

1. Database and Coding Copyright:

The content, including the database and coding, available on this website is protected by copyright laws. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized use, copying, modification, or distribution of the database or coding without explicit permission is strictly prohibited.

This means that you are not allowed to:

  1. Use the database or coding for any purpose without obtaining proper authorization.
  2. Copy or reproduce the database or coding in any form, including downloading, saving, or printing, without permission.
  3. Modify, alter, or create derivative works based on the database or coding without prior written consent.
  4. Distribute, share, or transmit the database or coding to others, whether for commercial or non-commercial purposes, without proper authorization.

Any violation of these terms may result in legal action and liability for damages. We take the protection of our intellectual property seriously and will actively enforce our rights to the fullest extent permitted by law.

If you have any questions regarding the use of the database or coding, or if you would like to request permission for any specific use, please contact us.

2. Access and Viewing Agreement:

By accessing and viewing this website, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree with these terms, please refrain from using this website.

  1. Acceptance of Terms: You acknowledge that you have read, understood, and accept these terms and conditions in their entirety.
  2. Compliance with Laws: You agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations while using this website.
  3. Intellectual Property Rights: All content, including text, graphics, logos, images, and software, displayed on this website is protected by intellectual property laws.   Unauthorized use or reproduction of any content is strictly prohibited.
  4. Use of Website: You agree to use this website only for lawful purposes and in a manner that does not infringe upon the rights of others, restrict or inhibit their use and enjoyment of the website, or disrupt the website's functionality.
  5. User Conduct: You are responsible for your conduct while using this website. You agree not to engage in any unlawful, abusive, or harmful activities, including but not limited to transmitting viruses or harmful code, interfering with the website's security or functionality, or accessing unauthorized areas of the website.
  6. Links to Third-Party Websites: This website may contain links to external websites that are not owned or controlled by us. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these third-party websites. Your use of such websites is at your own risk.
  7. Disclaimer of Liability: We make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, reliability, or availability of the website or its content. You agree that your use of the website is at your sole risk.
  8. Indemnification: You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the website owner, its affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from any claims, damages, liabilities, or expenses arising out of your use of the website or violation of these terms and conditions.
  9. Modifications to Terms: We reserve the right to modify or update these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice. It is your responsibility to review these terms periodically for any changes.
  10. Governing Law and Jurisdiction: These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Australia. Any disputes arising out of or relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Australia.

By accessing and viewing this website, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

3. Modification of Terms & Changes in Subscription Fees:

We reserve the right to modify, amend, or update these terms of use at any time without prior notice. Any changes made to the terms will be effective immediately upon posting the revised version on this website. It is your responsibility to review these terms periodically for any modifications.

By continuing to access and use this website after any changes have been made to the terms of use, you acknowledge and agree to be bound by the updated terms. If you do not agree with the modified terms, you should discontinue using this website.

We encourage you to review this page regularly to stay informed about any updates to the terms of use. Your continued use of this website constitutes your acceptance of the modified terms.

We may periodically review and assess our subscription fees to ensure they align with the value provided by our services.

In the event of a subscription fee increase, we are committed to providing you with advance notice. This notice will be communicated via the email address associated with your account.

Any such changes in subscription fees will be communicated at least 30 days prior to the effective date of the increase.

4. User Behavior and Conduct:

When posting comments on this website or its forums, it is important to maintain a polite and civil tone. We promote a respectful and inclusive environment for all users. By participating in discussions and leaving comments, you agree to adhere to the following guidelines:

  1. Politeness and Respect: Your comments should be respectful towards others, including fellow users, website administrators, and any individuals or groups mentioned in the discussions. Treat others as you would like to be treated.
  2. Constructive Criticism: While expressing your opinions or providing feedback, do so in a constructive manner. Avoid personal attacks, insults, or any form of derogatory language towards others.
  3. Unacceptable Behavior: The following examples of unacceptable behavior are strictly prohibited:
  • Hate speech, discrimination, or harassment based on race, ethnicity, gender, political affiliation, religion, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.
  • Threats, violence, or any form of intimidation.
  • Posting or sharing explicit or inappropriate content.
  • Spamming, including excessive promotion or advertising.

4. Account Consequences: Violations of these guidelines may result in the following actions at our discretion:

  • Warning: For minor offenses, a warning may be issued, notifying you of the violation and the need to adjust your behavior.
  • Account Blocking: Continued or severe violations may result in your account being blocked from commenting on the website or participating in forums. This action may be temporary or permanent, depending on the severity of the offense.
  • Subscription Refusal: In extreme cases or repeated violations, we reserve the right to refuse future subscriptions to our services.

Remember, if you wouldn't say it to your grandmother, it has no place on this website. Let's keep the discussions respectful and engaging. We encourage you to contribute to a positive and constructive community experience for all users.

Please note that we may review and moderate comments and forum discussions to ensure compliance with these guidelines. We appreciate your cooperation in creating a welcoming environment for all users.

5. User Copyright and Privacy:

Any notes or content that you add to your My Weeds account are your intellectual property and remain under your copyright. The website acknowledges and respects your rights as the owner of this content.

We are committed to protecting your privacy. Except for the applications necessary for the functionality of the website, we do not share your personal information or the content of your account with any third parties. Your information will not be used for any other purposes without your explicit consent.

However, please note that certain applications or features integrated into the website may require access to your information in order to provide the intended functionality. By using these specific features, you agree to grant limited access to the applications involved, solely for the purpose of enhancing your user experience within the website.

We implement appropriate security measures to safeguard your information and protect it against unauthorized access, loss, or disclosure. However, please understand that no method of transmission or storage over the internet is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

By using a My Weeds account and its services, you acknowledge and agree that your notes and content remain your copyright property, and you grant us limited access to your information as necessary for the website's functionality. You also understand that while we take precautions to protect your information, we cannot guarantee its complete security.

For more information about how we handle your personal information, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

6. Periodic Review of Inactive Accounts:

We reserve the right to periodically review inactive My Weeds accounts on the website. An inactive account refers to an account where the user has not subscribed after the free trial period or where subscriptions have not been renewed for a period of six months after lapsing.

In the event of an inactive account, we may exercise our discretion to delete the associated account information and notes. This deletion is done to maintain the efficiency and proper functioning of the website and to manage our database effectively.

We will make reasonable efforts to notify users of inactive accounts before any deletion occurs. Such notifications may be sent via email or other means of communication available to us. However, it remains the user's responsibility to keep their contact information up to date and monitor their account activity.

We encourage users to subscribe or renew their subscriptions in a timely manner to ensure the continued access and preservation of their account information and notes. Regularly accessing and utilizing your My Weeds account will help maintain the active status of your account and prevent the potential deletion of your data.

7. Disclaimer of Warranty:

The use of the Website and the Services is entirely at your own risk. Everything provided on the Website, including its content and features, is provided to you on an "as is" and "as available" basis, without any warranty or condition of any kind, either expressed or implied.

We make no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the content available on the Website. We do not guarantee that the Website will be uninterrupted, error-free, or free from viruses or other harmful components. Any reliance you place on the information provided on the Website is at your own discretion and risk.

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, whether express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, or any other warranty arising from a course of dealing, usage, or trade practice.

We do not warrant or represent that the Website or its services will meet your requirements, expectations, or intended purposes. We do not endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for the accuracy, reliability, or legality of any third-party content, products, services, or websites linked to or referenced on the Website.

You acknowledge and agree that any use of the Website and its Services is solely at your own risk. You are responsible for implementing appropriate measures to protect yourself, your devices, and your data from potential risks and damages.

8. Cessation of Operation:

In the event that the Website decides to cease its operation, we will take the following actions:

  1. New Subscriptions and Renewals: We will stop accepting new user subscriptions and renewals for existing subscriptions. This means that you will not be able to sign up for new accounts or extend your subscription period once the decision to cease operation has been made.
  2. Notification to Subscribers: We are committed to keeping our subscribers informed. We will notify current subscribers of our decision to cease operation and provide them with a reasonable notice period. The notification will include the specific date on which the Website will no longer be available.
  3. Saving My Weeds account information: We understand the importance of preserving your My Weeds account information for future reference. Upon receiving the cessation of operation notice, you will have the opportunity to decide how best to save your account information, including your notes and data, for your own records. We will provide guidance or instructions on how to export or download your information, if applicable, to assist you in this process.

It is your responsibility to take appropriate measures to save your My Weeds information before the specified date of the Website's discontinuation. We will not be liable for any loss or inability to access your data after the Website ceases operation.

9. Image Usage and Copyright:

When using images from this website, it is important to adhere to the following guidelines regarding copyright and licensing:

  1. License Compliance: Images made available on this website are subject to specific license terms. You must use the images in accordance with the terms of the respective licenses provided. Failure to comply with these license terms may result in copyright infringement.
  2. Original Source: If you download or use images from this website, it is your responsibility to ensure that you obtain them from the original source. We provide images for your convenience, but we do not own the copyrights to all the images displayed. It is your obligation to verify the ownership and licensing terms associated with each image.
  3. Permission to Use: If the website uses copyrighted images with permission, it does not grant you automatic permission to use those images. You must independently seek permission from the copyright owner or license holder to use the images for your own purposes.
  4. Respecting Copyright: It is crucial to respect the copyright of photographers and creators whose images are used on this website. Any unauthorized use, reproduction, distribution, or modification of copyrighted images is strictly prohibited.
  5. License Terms: Some images may be subject to specific licenses, such as Creative Commons licenses, which may impose additional requirements for use, attribution, or modifications. It is your responsibility to understand and comply with the terms of any applicable licenses when using such images.

We encourage users to be diligent in understanding and respecting copyright laws and licenses associated with images used on this website.

Please note that the website assumes no liability for any misuse or infringement of copyright by users in relation to the images displayed on the website. By using this website, you acknowledge and agree to abide by the aforementioned image usage guidelines.

10. No Refunds:

As a user of this website, you acknowledge that we provide a 7-day free trial period before subscribing to our services. During this trial period, you have the opportunity to evaluate and experience the features and offerings of our website.

Given that you have had the chance to fully assess the website and its services during the free trial, we do not provide refunds, either in part or in full, for any subscription fees paid. This policy applies to both initial subscription payments and subsequent renewals.

We encourage you to make an informed decision before subscribing to our services. If you have any questions or concerns about the features, functionalities, or offerings of our website, please contact us.

By subscribing to our services, you acknowledge and agree that you have reviewed and understood this no refunds policy, and you waive any rights to request a refund, whether in part or in full, for any subscription fees paid.