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Opera provides users with access to numerous services, including without limitation, the My Opera Web site, the News Portal Web site, Opera Unite, the Dev.Opera forum, the Opera Widgets Web site, search services, personalized content and branded programming through its network of properties, which may be accessed through any various medium or device now known or hereafter developed (the “Services”).
In order to use the Services, you must first agree to the Terms. You may not use the Services if you do not accept the Terms. You can accept the Terms by either clicking to accept or agree to the Terms, where this option is made available to you by Opera; or by actually using the Services. In this case, you understand and agree that Opera will treat your use of the Services as acceptance of the Terms from that point onwards.
Certain features of these Services may allow you to post or send content that can be viewed by others ("User Generated Content"). You agree that we are not liable for User Generated Content that is provided by others. We have no duty to pre-screen User Generated Content, but we have the right to refuse to post, edit, or deliver submitted User Generated Content. We reserve the right to remove User Generated Content for any reason, but we are not responsible for any failure or delay in removing such material. We reserve the right to block any user's access to any content, web site or web page in our sole discretion.
By using the Services, you warrant that you will not upload, transfer or otherwise make available files, images, code, materials, or other information or content ("Content") that is obscene, vulgar, sexually-oriented, hateful, threatening, or that violates any laws or third-party rights, hereunder, but not limited to, third-party intellectual property rights. Opera Software strictly forbids unsolicited messaging and unauthorized advertisements while using any Opera service.
You also warrant that you hold all the necessary rights to upload to Opera’s site or another site designated by Opera, including the necessary consent to upload and distribute any personal information about third persons and that you will not upload viruses or other forms of malware.
We do not claim ownership of any User Generated Content. However, by submitting User Generated Content to us, you grant us the right and limited license to use, copy, display, perform, distribute and adapt this User Generated Content for the purpose of carrying out the Services.
Opera is free to use ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques that is submitted to Opera Software in the Dev.Opera forum.
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If you decide to leave the Site and access the Third-Party Sites or to use or install any Third Party Applications, Software, or Content, you do so at your own risk, and you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which you navigate from the Site or relating to any applications you use or install from the site.
Opera will not be liable to you for any scheduled or nonscheduled interruptions of the Services.
You expressly acknowledge and agree that use of the software is at your own risk and that the software is provided “AS IS” without any warranties or conditions whatsoever. Opera Software ASA or its suppliers do not warrant that the operation of the software will be uninterrupted or error free. You assume responsibility for selecting the software to achieve your intended results and for the use and the results obtained from the software.
In no event shall Opera Software ASA or its suppliers be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages or for any damages whatsoever (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information, personal injury, loss of data, loss of privacy, or other pecuniary or other loss whatsoever) arising out of the use or inability to use the software, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. Opera highly recommends that you back up the files on your hard disk regularly.