User Agreement

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1. Subject of User Agreement

1.1 The subject of this User Agreement (UA) are relations between Mail.Ru Ltd (PSRN 1027739850962, 47, bldg 2 Leningradskiy boulevard, Moscow, 125167Russia), hereinafter Mail.Ru, a legal owner of Internet service located in Internet at the address //www.mail.ru (hereinafter Internet service or Service), and you (an individual user of Internet), hereinafter User, concerning the use of Internet-service and materials or services located therein (hereinafter Mail.Ru Services). User agrees to follow provisions envisaged by this User Agreement when using Mail.Ru Services. Use of certain Mail.Ru Services may be subject to other terms of use applicable therein (Service User Agreement), that are also part of this UA. User agreement may be changed by Mail.Ru without any prior notification thereof.1.2 This User Agreement regulates the use of all Mail.Ru Services. Terms of this User Agreement are obligatory for all Users that are registered on Internet service or use any Mail.Ru Services.Go to //help.mail.ru/mail-help/UA to read the latest version of UA.

2. Service Description

2.1 Mail.Ru provides access to a set of Internet services, including various communication, goods and services, entertaining, information content projects accessible by means of a personal computer and different mobile devices, both existing in present and having been developed in future (Mail.Ru Services).

2.2 User understands and accepts that Mail.Ru Services may contain advertisement, presence of which is a necessary provision for the use of Mail.Ru Services. User also understands and accepts that Mail.Ru Services may contain messages from Mail.Ru, such as Mail.Ru official reports, automatic notifications and newsletters.

2.3 All Mail.Ru Services, including email service are provided as is. Mail.Ru assumes no responsibility for any delay, deletion, failure to deliver or inability to upload any User data, including User settings nor assumes any responsibility for conformance of email service to User purposes. All issues regarding access to Internet, purchasing and setting up necessary hardware and software are not regulated by this User agreement.

2.4 Free email service Mail.Ru (hereinafter Mail) is a service that provides transmission, accumulation and processing of User correspondence in the electronic form by means of web interface at the address //www.mail.ru and special hardware and software along with granting to User a unique Mail address as follows : anysymbols@mail.ru, anysymbols@inbox.ru, anysymbols@bk.ru, anysymbols@list.ru, and mailboxes (with possibility of storing User incoming or outgoing messages).

2.5 User accepts that Mail.Ru may collect depersonalized statistical data about Mail.Ru Services Users.

2.6 User agrees to receive notifications from Mail.Ru by means of text messages when specifying a phone number in Mail.Ru Services settings or sending text messages from the phone to pay for services.

2.7. Mail.Ru reserves a right to set any additional requirements and limitations as it applies to signing up or using Services.

2.8. Mail.ru reserves a right to provide services, including access to Site Services functionality in proportion to User Mailies. A Mailie is a universal point that determines a scope of Services provided to User in the order determined by Mail.ru at its own discretion for a fee and / or within the framework of marketing and / or another campaigns.

3. Entry into Force

3.1 This User Agreement and any amendments and supplements herein enter into force from the moment of their publication at //help.mail.ru/mail-help/UA. Consent of User with User Agreement provisions is expressed by clicking Register button located under the email signing up form, signing up in any Mail.Ru Services or by using any Mail.Ru Services.

3.2 A user has a right to reject amendments and supplements to UA, which means his rejection to further use of Mail.Ru Services.

4. User Responsibilities

4.1 User has to register to use Mail and other Mail.Ru Services by:

4.1.1 Filling a signing up form in Mail or other Mail.Ru Services.

When signing up, User creates Login and Password, necessary for subsequent access to an electronic mailbox, and also fills in information including secret question and answer used for restoring a password. User accepts that safety of the electronic mailbox depends on Password complexity (number and type of characters) and information (secret question and answer).

4.1.2 Mail.Ru carries no verification of information provided by User, hereinafter registration data (if opposite is not envisaged by Service User Agreements) and assumes no responsibility before any third parties for exactness and authenticity of registration data and does not consider registration data provided by User as User personal data.

User provides consent to Mail.Ru for processing registration and other data, storing them in User profile and any corresponding Services taking into account functionality thereof (that from time to time may be changed at Mail.Ru discretion) and accessibility of registration and other data in Internet taking into account such functionality by providing registration and other data and accepting User Agreement. A user agrees to transfer registration and other data to any third parties, including for the purpose of processing it, functioning of Site or Services or affiliate and other Site campaigns, provided that Mail.Ru keeps the data in the way transferred as it applies to it on Site.

User registration data are processed to provide services and grant possibility to use Services, organize advertisement campaigns, provide targeted advertisement and Services, conduct statistical surveys and analyze statistical data obtained, realize other actions described in User agreement.

Processing of User registration data is effective from the moment of User signing up until the moment of account deletion.

User agrees that Mail.Ru has a right to carry out the following actions with registration data when processing it: collecting, classifying, accumulating, storing, using, eliminating and other actions as necessary for executing User Agreement.

User has a right to continue providing registration data after signing up including adding pictures, entering into communities or using other rights granted by Mail.Ru.

However, User has no right to provide pictures, email addresses, and other personal data of other Users or any third parties without their consent.

4.2 User assumes all responsibility for keeping Password and information (secret question and answer) secret.

4.2.1 Mail.Ru assumes no responsibility and does not guarantee safety of User electronic mailbox in cases of Password and information (secret question and answer) being transferred to third parties (intentionally or carelessly); access of third parties to User electronic mailbox by means of software to guess and / or decode Password; access of third parties to User electronic mailbox by means of simple guessing of Password and information (secret question and answer); failure of User to follow recommendations specified in this User Agreement or Service interface.

4.3 Mail.Ru reserves a right to provide User with possibility to transfer registration data to third parties by means of special technologies (Open ID and the like), provided User consent. However, Mail.Ru does not guarantee completeness and correctness of registration data transfer nor carries any responsibility for data safety in the process of transfer.

4.4 User obliges:

    • to immediately notify Mail.Ru about any compromising of password or account or any other security breach;
    • to log out from account (to finish each session by clicking Exit button) upon competing work with Mail and personalized section of Mail.Ru Services. Mail.Ru assumes no responsibility for a possible loss of or damage to data resulting from a failure to follow recommendations specified in Chapter 4 of this User Agreement.

4.5 Password needed for access to Mail and other Mail.Ru Services can be recovered only in case of exact, correct, and complete provision of information indicated during signing up. Failure of User to indicate exact, correct, and complete provision of registration data renders restoration of Password impossible by Mail.Ru Support.

Mail.Ru recommends keeping password secret and provide registration data exactly, correctly and completely when signing up.

5. Authorized User Conduct

5.1 User assumes complete responsibility for contents of messages, all information, data, text, applications, music, sounds, photos, graphic art, videos, reports and other materials (hereinafter Data), published publicly and / or transferred by means of Mail.Ru Services, i. e. User and not Mail.Ru assumes complete responsibility of all materials uploaded, sent, received, transferred or in any other way made accessible by User by means of Mail.Ru Services. Mail.Ru does not control materials transferred by means of Mail and other Mail.Ru Services, thus does not guarantee exactness, completeness or quality of such data. User understands that use of some Mail.Ru Services may involve exposure to data one can find defamatory, unreliable or disputed and that User that has provided such data and not Mail.Ru assumes all responsibility.

5.1.1 User agrees to grant access to uploaded data for other authorized Users by default. Mail.Ru is only a tool that enables User to grant access to Data for public.

5.2 User agrees to not use Mail.Ru Services for the following:

5.2.1 uploading, sending, transferring or publishing in any other way materials that are of illegal, harmful, threatening, demeaning, defamatory character, violate intellectual property rights, promote hatred and / or discrimination of people on the basis of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, social status or breach accepted moral norms and communication ethics in Internet, or hamper use of Mail.Ru Services by other Users;

5.2.2 violating rights of minors and / or infliction harm to them in any form, including moral;

5.2.3 violating rights of various minorities;

5.2.4 posing as other person or representative of any organization and / or association including Mail.Ru Support, Mail.Ru employees, forum moderators or misleading others;

5.2.5 uploading, sending, transferring or publishing in any other way materials that User has no right to make accessible by law or under agreements with third parties;

5.2.6 uploading, sending, transferring or publishing in any other way materials that violate any rights of third parties, including trademarks, commercial secrets, and / or for violating any another intellectual property rights of third parties;

5.2.7 uploading, sending, transferring or publishing in any other way unauthorized advertisement, including mass and / or unsolicited advertisement mailing lists including sending of identical messages to one mail address (Spam) or repeated sending of mailing lists to addresses without user consent;

5.2.8 uploading, sending, transferring or publishing in any other way materials that contain viruses or other computer codes, files or software intended for breach, elimination or limitation of hardware or software functionality, unauthorized access to hardware or data of third parties, as well as serial numbers for commercial software or code generators, logins, passwords and other means of unauthorized access to paid Internet services, and also links to the aforementioned information;

5.2.9 violating certain provisions of current Russian and / or international law and also law of other countries;

5.2.10 collecting and storing personal data of third parties;

5.2.11 sending messages or publishing text, photos and videos in Mail.Ru Services that contain rude, obscene or defamatory words and phrases;

5.2.12 sending messages with or publishing text, photos and videos in Mail.Ru Services that contain pornographic materials;

5.2.13 hamper normal work of Internet service by using pop - up windows (pop-ups);

5.2.14 publishing links to Internet resources, content of which violates the current law of Russian Federation.

5.3 User obliges not to use automatic scripts for collecting information and (or) accessing Internet service.

5.4 Unless the opposite is specified in this User Agreement or current law of Russian Federation, no materials can be copied (reproduced), processed, disseminated, shown, published, downloaded, transferred, sold or in any other way used in whole or partially without prior consent of Mail.Ru or legal owner, except for cases when a legal owner has explicitely expressed consent to free use of materials.

5.5 User has a right to publish objects of intellectual property rights owned by User.

5.6 Any use of Mail.Ru Services, except for permitted by this User Agreement or in case of obviously expressed consent of author (legal owner) is strictly forbidden without prior written consent of legal owner.

5.7 In case of receiving a motivated complaint about violation of rights from legal owner, Mail.Ru reserves a right to delete such materials or block access to them without notifying User and without explaining reasons.

5.8 User agrees to assume all responsibility for any materials or other data uploaded or in any other way made accessible to public in Mail.Ru Services or by means of them. User has no right to upload, transfer or publish materials in Mail.Ru Services if they were not created by User or if User has no permission of legal owner to publish them.

5.9 In case of receiving claim by third parties related to published materials, User settles claims at its own expense.

5.10 Mail.Ru reserves a right to make copies of materials with the purpose of classifying and easing publication and storage of User content on Site.

5.11 User agrees to assume all responsibility for any information and materials published by them in Mail.Ru Services and for User communication with other Users.

5.12 Since Internet service is open for all and is not pre-moderated, Mail.Ru assumes no responsibility for any materials placed by Users.

5.13 Mail.Ru assumes no responsibility for any User conduct in Mail.Ru Services online and offline.

5.14 Mail.Ru reserves a right to transfer user data to authorized law enforcement agencies and other public bodies upon first request in accordance with current legislation.

6. Non-Commercial Use

User agrees to not reproduce, repeat, copy, sell and resell, or use objects of intellectual property rights in any commercial activities in Mail.Ru and other Mail.Ru Services, except when such permission is granted to User by Mail.Ru.

7. General Provisions of Using and Storing Data and Materials

7.1 User agrees that Mail.Ru may limit use of Mail.Ru Services and Mail including expiration of messages and any other data published by User, maximal number of messages sent or received by User, maximal size of a message or storage, maximal number of connections to Mail and Mail.Ru Services during certain period of time, etc.

7.2 User grants Mail.Ru non-exclusive license for using, including reproducing, distributing, processing, and public displaying of materials published by User in Internet service for public as Mail.Ru content accessible by means of Internet service Mail.Ru for promoting Internet service and advertising it. The author of materials indicated in this clause reserves all property and personal non-property copyrights in accordance with the law of Russian Federation and treaties.

7.3 In case of deletion of materials by User, rights specified in sc. 7.2. of this User agreement shall be automatically revoked, however Mail.Ru has a right to keep archived copies of content published by Users.

7.4 Mail.Ru reserves a right to cancel automatic connections to Mail.Ru Services or stop dissemination of automatically generated information (like Spam). Mail.Ru may at its own discretion cease to collaborate with networks that violate existing law of Russian Federation and international treaties as well as accepted norms of cooperation in Internet.

7.5 By using Mail.Ru Services, User agrees that any User data may be provided to Mail.Ru partners with the sole purpose of providing services requested by User that are rendered jointly with such partners as necessary.

8. User Account and Data Deletion

8.1 User agrees that Mail.Ru reserves a right to delete User account at any time without any previous notification.

8.2 Account deletion may be done for the following reasons: a) violation of terms envisaged by this User Agreement and / or Mail. Ru Services User Agreements, parts thereof and inalienable appendices thereto; b) a corresponding request by official bodies in accordance with the law of Russian Federation; c) inactivity in Mail.Ru (as set by this User Agreement); d) in connection with unforeseen technical problems or safety circumstances; e) hamper or breach Mail.Ru Services including use of any hardware, software, etc.

8.2 Account deletion may be done for the following reasons: a) violation of terms envisaged by this User Agreement and / or Mail. Ru Services User Agreements, parts thereof and inalienable appendices thereto; b) a corresponding request by official bodies in accordance with the law of Russian Federation; c) inactivity in Mail.Ru (as set by this User Agreement); d) in connection with unforeseen technical problems or safety circumstances; e) hamper or breach Mail.Ru Services including use of any hardware, software, etc.

8.4 Mail.Ru reserves a right to delete account (registration record) of User and (or) suspend, limit or stop access to any of Site services, if Mail.Ru finds User actions as violating terms of this User Agreement, without explaining reasons. Mail.Ru reserves a right to delete any materials published by User in Mail.Ru Services without explaining reasons and without advance notification, however Mail.Ru shall make all possible actions to avoid this.

8.5 User agrees that Mail.Ru reserves a right to delete account in any Mail.Ru Services that is inactive for 3 (three) months. This provision shall not apply to mailboxes smaller than 10KB in size with forwarding without keeping copies being turned on.

8.6 Deletion of account incorporates: a) stop of User access to personal part of all Mail.Ru Services; b) deletion of password and clearing mailbox from all messages, files and user settings.

8.7 User has a right to delete account in Mail or other Mail.Ru Services by means of a special deletion page. All messages from Mail and materials published in Mail.Ru Services are then deleted without possibility of renewal. User has a right to restore account deleted by following Service instructions received after signing in with login and password used before account deletion.

9. Mail.Ru Intellectual Property Rights

9.1 User understands and agrees that Mail.Ru Services contain audiovisual arts, software, trademarks and other objects of intellectual property rights belonging to Mail.Ru (and / or to Mail.Ru contractors) that may not be used without consent by Mail.Ru.

9.2 User obliges to not reproduce, copy, modify, sell, expose to public, distribute Internet service content and software in whole or partially except for the cases when the opposite is envisaged by terms of this User Agreement or other Mail.Ru Services User Agreements.

9.3 Mail.Ru grants a non-exclusive and non-transferrable right to use software provided in Mail.Ru Services on one computer, provided that neither User nor any other persons with User assistance copy or alter software; create derivative applications; decompile software; sell, assign, lease, transfer to third parties in any form, and also modify Mail, including with the purpose of unauthorized access.

10. Trademark

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is a registered trademark owned by Mail.Ru Ltd. Any use of this trademark in Internet is possible only upon Mail.Ru Ltd consent with obligatory link to www.mail.ru.

Use of Mail.Ru trademark (logo) image or logotypes of Mail.Ru web services in any way, including publication in print and other media is considered as violation trademark rights.

11. Mail.Ru Responsibility

User understands and agrees that:

11.1 User shall use Mail.Ru Services including Mail as is. Mail.Ru assumes no responsibility, including for conformance of Mail.Ru Services to the purposes of User;

11.2 Mail.Ru does not guarantee Mail.Ru Services to conform to the requirements of User; to be provided without interruptions, quickly, reliably and without errors; results to be exact and reliable; quality of product, service, data, etc to correspond to expectations of User and all errors to be corrected;

11.3 All materials (objects of intellectual property rights) received by User in Mail or other Mail.Ru Services shall be used at User’s own risks and User assumes all responsibility for any damage caused to hardware as a result of downloading such data;

11.3 All materials (objects of intellectual property rights) received by User in Mail or other Mail.Ru Services shall be used at User’s own risks and User assumes all responsibility for any damage caused to hardware as a result of downloading such data;

11.5. Mail.Ru assumes no responsibility for use of electronic mailbox by User for commercial purpose, including storing documents and keeping business correspondence.

12. Mail.Ru Confidentiality Policy

12.1 Mail.Ru may use technologies enabling authentication of Users including use of cookies and also use indicated technologies for marketing purpose to study User preferences. Such authentication has a non-personalized and generalized character, and Mail.Ru does not track actions of individual Users and does not supply information about them. Nevertheless, the indicated information may be provided to authorized public bodies in accordance with current law of Russian Federation.

12.2 Mail.Ru keeps messages and user data confidential except for the cases envisaged by the law of Russian Federation.

12.3 Mail.Ru Services are censor free. User agrees that outgoing and incoming messages pass through certain automatic processing for full transfer, reception and storage of messages. Obligatory automatic processing includes a necessary set of measures for exposing harmful scripts and their further blocking or deletion (depending on script complexity and Mail.Ru Services software). These measures are applied with the sole purpose of ensuring safety of personal computers of Users, and also to prevent overload of Mail.Ru hardware.

12.4 User agrees that Mail.Ru may use generalized registration data to target Mail.Ru Services, provided that addresses of Mail Users are not transferred to third parties.

13. Respecting Rights in internet

Users of Mail.Ru Services oblige to respect rights of each other and rights of third parties, observe accepted traditions and ethics in Internet, not to abuse possibilities of Mail.Ru Services to conflict with norms of current law and moral.

14. Data safety

14.1 User has no right to access any other information of Mail.Ru Services except for own information in User mailbox and information that is accessible to all in Mail.Ru Services.

14.2 Mail.Ru reserves a right to block sending messages from the address (including Users) disseminating Spam.

14.3 Mail.Ru assumes no responsibility for safety of Mail.Ru User account and password, if such User accesses Mail via forms located on external web sites.

15. Mail.Ru Services Interruptions

15.1 Mail.Ru reserves a right to conduct scheduled maintenance of Mail.Ru Services with temporary disruption of Mail.Ru Services.

15.2 Mail.Ru Services may be disrupted without advance notification in case of force-majeure circumstances as well as accidents or failures in hardware and software of third parties cooperating with Mail.Ru or actions of third parties intended at disrupting Mail.Ru Services in whole or partially.

16. Feedback and Settlement of Disputes

User may file a claim upon consideration that their rights and interests are broken by Mail.Ru actions. Mail.Ru Support considers claims in order of receipt. Email address of Mail.Ru Support is support@corp.mail.ru.

To resolve issues regarding work of Mail.Ru Services contact automatic Support athelp.mail.ru/mail-help or email support@corp.mail.ru or corresponding addresses of Mail.Ru Services.

User and Mail.Ru agree that all possible settlements concerning User Agreement shall be settled according to existing law of Russian Federation.

17. General Provisions

17.1 No provision of this User Agreement may be interpreted as establishment of agent or association relations, joint venture, employment relations or any another relations not envisaged explicitly by UA between User and Mail.Ru

17.2 Rendering any provision of UA invalid or unenforceable by court order shall not make other provisions of UA invalid or unenforceable.

17.3 Failure of Mail.Ru to act upon User violation of UA by third parties shall not deprive Mail.Ru of a right to undertake corresponding actions in defense of its interests later.

18. Amendments and supplements to UA

18.1 User has a right to reject amendments and supplements to UA by Mail.Ru, which means his rejection to further use of Mail.Ru Services

18.2 In case of entry into force of laws of Russian Federation that affecting in whole or partially functioning of Mail.Ru and Mail.Ru Services, Mail.Ru reserves a right to modify functioning of Mail.Ru Services in accordance with new norms.

Use of any Mail.Ru Services means explicit consent with this User Agreement.