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Terms of Use and Sale

This web page represents a legal document that serves as our Terms of Use and Sale and it governs the legal terms of our website, www.studentiko.com, sub-domains, and any associated web-based and mobile applications (collectively, “Website”), as owned and operated by Studentiko unless otherwise defined, have the meaning specified within the Definitions section below. This Terms of Use, along with our Privacy Policy, any mobile license agreement, and other posted guidelines within our Website, collectively “Legal Terms”, constitute the entire and only agreement between you and Studentiko, and supersede all other agreements, representations, warranties and understandings with respect to our Website and the subject matter contained herein. We may amend our Legal Terms at any time without specific notice to you. The latest copies of our Legal Terms will be posted on our Website, and you should review all Legal Terms prior to using our Website. After any revisions to our Legal Terms are posted, you agree to be bound to any such changes to them. Therefore, it is important for you to periodically review our Legal Terms to make sure you still agree to them.

By using our Website, you agree to fully comply with and be bound by our Legal Terms, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. Please review them carefully. If you do not accept our Legal Terms, do not access and use our Website. If you have already accessed our Website and do not accept our Legal Terms, you should immediately discontinue use of our Website.

Terminology

The terms “us” or “we” or “our” refers to Studentiko, the owner of the Website. A “Visitor” is someone who merely browses our Website, but has not registered as Member. A “Member” is an individual that has registered with us to use our Service. Our “Service” represents the collective functionality and features as offered through our Website to our Members. A “User” is a collective identifier that refers to either a Visitor or a Member. All text, information, graphics, audio, video, and data offered through our Website are collectively known as our “Content”.

Obligations

You agree to comply with all applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances, and regulations regarding your use of our Website. Studentiko reserves the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of our Legal Terms and to take any action we deem appropriate, including but not limited to cancelling your Member account, reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties and disclosing any information necessary or appropriate to such persons or entities relating to your profile, email addresses, usage history, posted materials, IP addresses and traffic information, as allowed under our Privacy Policy.

Liabilities of user/visitor

The user / visitor of studentiko.com must first comply with the rules and provisions of Cypriot, European and International Law and the relevant legislation governing telecommunications, and refrain from any illegal, improper and abusive use of content and the services of our website, and the instructions contained therein. He must also behave in a decent and discreet manner during his visit and use of our website, and it is expressly prohibited to  adopt practices of unfair competition or conflict with others according to the rules of NETIQUETTE (Code of Conduct of INTERNET users) . Any damage caused to our website or generally resulting from bad, unfair, or otherwise improper use of the services by the user/visitor goes back to his sole responsibility.

Copyright

Our Website may contain our service marks or trademarks as well as those of our affiliates or other companies, in the form of words, graphics and logos. Your use of our Website does not constitute any right or license for you to use such service marks/trademarks, without the prior written permission of the corresponding service mark/trademark owner. Our Website is also protected under international copyright laws. The copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any portion of our Website is strictly prohibited. Your use of our Website does not grant you ownership rights of any kind in our Website. Whatever else is contained in the pages of our website and is a registered trademark or intellectual property rights of others it belongs to their sphere of responsibility and has nothing to do with our website.

Links to other websites

Our Website may contain links to third party websites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you. By linking to these websites, we do not create or have an affiliation with, or sponsor such third party websites. The inclusion of links within our Website does not constitute any endorsement, guarantee, warranty, or recommendation of such third party websites. Studentiko has no control over the legal documents and privacy practices of third party websites; as such, you access any such third party websites at your own risk.

Cookies

The user accepts that we may be able to use cookies to to enhance User experience and to identify the user services and pages. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly. The cookies are small text files that are stored on the computer of each user while navigating the site. Usually describe elements of the visitor/user, such as name (user name) and password access (password) in order during the next visit it may not be necessary to submit the above data entry to the site.

Limitation of liability

The materials on Studentiko’s web site are provided “as is”, “as available” basis, without representations or warranties of any kind.  To the fullest extent permitted by law, studentiko specifically disclaims all warranties and conditions of any kind, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and noninfringement for our website and any contracts and services you purchase through it. Studentiko shall not have any liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of our website, for contracts or services sold through our website, for your action or inaction in connection with our website or for any damage to your computer or data or any other damage you may incur in connection with our website. Your use of our website and any contracts or services is at your own risk. In no event shall either studentiko or their agents be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with the use of our website, contracts and services purchased through our website, the delay or inability to use our website or otherwise arising in connection with our website, contracts or related services, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if advised of the possibilities of any such damages. In no event shall studentiko liability for any damage claim exceed the amount paid by you to studentiko for the transaction giving rise to such damage claim.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

Without limiting the foregoing, studentiko do not represent or warrant that the information on the website is accurate, complete, reliable, useful, timely or current or that our website will operate without interruption or error. Studentiko.com strives to ensure that information and all contents of this website are governed by the maximum accuracy, clarity, timeliness, completeness, accuracy and availability.

You agree that all times, you will look to attorneys from whom you purchase services for any claims of any nature, including loss, damage, or warranty. Studentiko and their respective affiliates make no representation or guarantees about any contracts and services offered through our website.

Counselling

Anything provided to users through studentiko.com is not in any way, directly or indirectly, encouragement or advice to carry out any investment or other transaction with a financial or non-financial result, but is at the discretion and sole responsibility of users to evaluate what they receive and act based on their own will.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold studentiko harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising from or related to your use of our Website or any Contracts or Services you purchase through it.

Compensation

Expressly agreed that in the present case brought against the operator of our website any action, claim, administrative or legal action arising from any breach on your end, you assume the obligation to participate in judicial proceedings and to indemnify our website if forced to pay compensation or any other cost or damage suffered by your behavior.

Content Disclaimer

Postings on our website are made at such times as studentiko determines in its discretion. You should not assume that the information contained on our website has been updated or otherwise contains current information. Studentiko does not review past postings to determine whether they remain accurate and information contained in such postings may have been superseded. The information and materials in our website are provided for your review in accordance with the notices, terms and conditions set forth herein. These materials are not guaranteed or represented to be complete, correct or up to date. These materials may be changed from time to time without notice. Studentiko does not endorse any listing and, specifically, we do not make any representation as to the individual character, credit worthiness, rental history or ability to pay rent or provide accommodation of any person or property. Studentiko shall not be held responsible for any events or loss that result from or transpire through use of the Site or our services. It is your responsibility to determine the character and acceptability of any prospective roommate, tenant or landlord.

Conditions for the creation and use of profiles on studentiko.com

The user who wishes to register to the site should : indicate the true, complete and current personal information and any other information , as requested in the site to the requests for access to the content / services. To thoroughly inform the site directly for any changes to the above details, and to ensure that these elements are constantly remain accurate and complete. Users who wish to post have the sole responsibility to provide truthful information and description about the property of their identity and how to contact them. Users are required in case of rented property or have found/team up with a roommate, to remove without delay the relevant advert from our website.  In any case, as the maximum period of stay ended on our site defines three (3) months. After the three (3) months studentiko shall remove the post- advert.

It is prohibited in any way to claim or pay brokerage commission or other remuneration from users – tenants or users – lessors. If we receive such complaints will address the non-compliance of the above terms of use and sale and we shall remove immediately all posts against whom complaints are made ​​, by prohibiting any use of the site. This user will be liable for any damage that may be caused to the recipient or the complainant user.

By creating a profile on studentiko.com you give consent to studentiko.com to show your profile to studentiko.com users, including both email and page views on studentiko.com. A profile view may contain information about your political beliefs, religion, sexuality and similar information, in which case you’ve entered them voluntarily on your profile. All personal data is treated confidentially and will not be disclosed to any other party without the user’s consent. It is not allowed to create a profile that can be associated with another person. Similarly, it is not permitted to disclose others’ e-mail addresses, addresses, phone numbers or other contact information. In cases of harassment this will be reported to the police with the IP number and time of creation profile.

User Code of Conduct. We reserve the right to refuse to list any member for any reason at any time, or to edit content, should we feel it is inappropriate. We will do so especially if any inconsistencies, untruths or any attempt to harass or defraud us or any of our members or potential members are found. Any user who is de-activated for such reason(s) will not be entitled to a refund of any kind. Furthermore, should infringement and criminal activity violate the integrity of our service or business, please note that we will prosecute as and when necessary, including without limitation in cases of illegal distribution of the information we provide, or other use for any purpose other than as stated herein.

You agree that you are responsible for everything that you post or transmit to the Site and you agree (in relation to the Site):

  • not to post content or participate in any form of activity via the Site which is unlawful, harassing, libellous, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, profane, sexually-oriented, racially-offensive or otherwise includes objectionable material;
  •  not to post content which you do not have the right to use;
  • • not to abuse other Users;
  • • not to spam other Users or anyone else;
  • • not to publish your own contact details or those of anyone else;
  • • not to register more than one account for yourself or anyone else.

You acknowledge and accept that when you upload material to the Site, you may be exposed to comments or critical submissions from other Users that are unfair, inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable to you and you hereby waive any rights or remedies you have or may have against us with respect to any such comments or submissions.

Studentiko.com reserves all rights to delete profiles without further infringement of the Legal Terms of Use and Sale. This may be for inactivity or failed to pay for submission or breaking the Legal Terms.

If you upload any material to the Site (including, without limitation, text, photographs, written comments, comments, suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts or other information disclosed or offered via the Site), you hereby grant to us a worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive licence to use that material in any media. You further agree to waive your moral rights for the purposes of this licence and you agree and acknowledge that such material is not confidential and EasyRoommate shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any such material. You warrant and represent that you personally created, wrote and produced such content and all materials contained within such content. We reserve the right to cut, edit, crop or arrange your material as necessary in our discretion. Unless you have requested otherwise, your name may be published alongside your material. If you do not want to grant these rights, please do not submit material to the Site.

By entering your valid email address, we need to send out newsletters regarding studentiko.com to you. It is also a security measure if you ever forget your password, since it automatically can be sent to your email. Email newsletters may contain advertisements and promotions.

It is not allowed in any other way to bypass studentiko.com built in contact system. We reserve the right to change or delete a profile if we believe that the profile is trying to circumvent our contact system.

It is your responsibility that password, email address, and similar information will remain confidential, so that others do not have it available. For this reason, studentiko.com therefore will not be held responsible for changes to your profile or change of your account information, if others use your password. It is entirely your responsibility that you and only you are using and know the password.

Studentiko.com reserves the right to delete/modify profiles exploiting studentiko.com commercials or contain some form of advertising that is offensive, discriminatory, or otherwise determined not to live up to a socially acceptable level. Studentiko.com does not accept any content of implicit or explicit sexual nature. This also applies if you add a picture to your profile. Studentiko.com does not accept that you provide your address, telephone number or any other information that can identify you.

It is not permitted to send or forward messages on studentiko.com containing commercial, offensive, discriminatory content, chain letters or contact information of other persons.

Studentiko.com may at any time remove (delete) a profile without warning if one or more of the above requirements are not met. This also applies if you have a membership or free profile. Any remaining paid membership is non-refundable if you do not meet the above requirements.

Prices

Prices are as set out on the relevant pages of the Site (except in cases of obvious error). Prices are subject to change at any time. We may change our prices at any time by posting new prices on the Site.

Payment

All payments hereunder must be by Paypal or  credit or debit card.We use PayPal as our payment gateway as such we do not store any sensitive data on our website.You do not need to create a PayPal account, you can simply make a one off payment with your credit card without logging into the service. All credit/debit cardholders are subject to validation checks and authorisation by the card issuer. By using your credit or debit card, you confirm that the card is yours and that there are sufficient funds or credit available to cover the charges.

Cancellation payment method

You may cancel your membership at any time by logging into your account and selecting the “Deactivate my membership” link on your member page. Because we provide you with the opportunity to preview all content on the Site at no cost and only require payment when you wish to post multiple times and photos through an extended period of time, we do not offer refunds of purchased membership.

No partnership

Your use of the Site and/or its content creates no partnership, client, fiduciary or other professional relationship.

Applicable law and other provisions

Our Legal Terms shall be treated as though it were executed and performed in Cyprus and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Cyprus without regard to conflict of law principles. In addition, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts. Any cause of action by you with respect to our Website, must be instituted within one (1) year after the cause of action arose or be forever waived and barred. Should any part of our Legal Terms be held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed consistent with applicable law and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. To the extent that any Content in our Website conflicts or is inconsistent with our Legal Terms, our Legal Terms shall take precedence. Our failure to enforce any provision of our Legal Terms shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision. The rights of Studentiko under our Legal Terms shall survive the termination of our Legal Terms.

The last update to our Terms of Use was posted on 24 March 2014.