Terms and conditions

1. General conditions

1.1. Online UA Limited Liability Company (from now on referred to as the “Company”) owns and manages the online.ua website (from now on referred to as the “Website”).

1.2. The Company cares about the Website's users; therefore, if you decide to use the Website and/or its services, including RSS, API, software and other files, you agree to comply with all the conditions outlined in the Website usage Agreement (from now on — the 'Agreement').

1.3. According to the current legislation of Ukraine, this Agreement is a public contract, a legally binding condition between the Company and a natural person (after this — the User).

1.4. If you visit the Website and use the Website services, you agree to accept and comply with all the provisions outlined in this Agreement.

1.5. The subject of the Agreement is the provision of services related to the Website use and Website services by the User.

1.6. The User is obliged to familiarise himself with the Agreement before each use of the Website and its services to be aware of any changes and additions. Therefore, if you disagree with this Agreement and/or Privacy Policy, please do not use the Website and its services.

1.7. If any provision of this Agreement or any future changes are unacceptable to you, you can refuse to use the Website and its services, including the mailbox, by sending a letter with a corresponding request to the e-mail address: [email protected] (see section 6 of this Agreement).

1.8. The Company reserves the right at any time to amend the Agreement. Therefore, if the User continues to use the Website and its services after the publication of any changes, it automatically means that he has consented to comply with the Agreement with all the made changes.

1.9. The Company may change, suspend or terminate at any time access to the Website, including the availability of any information, databases, services or content. The Company may also impose restrictions on some functions or restrict Users' access to part of the Website, services or the entire Website without any notice or liability.

2. The Agreement Scope

2.1. The terms of this Agreement apply to the personal data and information of persons collected on this Website.

2.2. The Website is the online.ua Website, where the Company posts information about providing its services.

2.3. Services are online services for obtaining information services, including email services.

2.4. The User is an individual who uses the Website and its services, as well as the benefits of the Company.

2.5. The privacy policy is an integral part of this Agreement between the User and the Company regarding using the Website and our services. The Privacy Policy determines the purpose, how the User's data obtained by the Company, which are obtained in connection with the use of the Website.

2.6. The Agreement and the Privacy Policy do not apply to other resources, sites, etc., in particular, any links which may be offered to you on the Website.

3. Use of Website materials

3.1. Materials published on the Website are intended for personal, non-commercial use by Users. All materials published on the Website are protected by copyright and are owned or controlled by the Company or other parties that are content providers. Users must comply with all additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions on any Website page.

3.2. The Company is not responsible for the content of materials, content, publications, comments, etc., which are the property of other legal entities or individuals, including advertisements posted to order with appropriate designations, have external links and so on.

3.3. The content of the Website is protected by copyright under the legislation of Ukraine and international copyright law. You may not modify, publish, transfer, participate in the transfer or sale, or reproduce (except as provided in clauses 3.4, 3.5 and 3.6 of this Agreement), create new works, distribute, perform, or in any way use the Website content (including software) in whole or in part.

3.4. The User may download or copy the Website's content, other components and elements displayed on the Website for personal use only due to the subject of compliance with all copyright and other notices contained in it.

3.5. Internet publications are allowed to use the information posted on the Website free of charge, provided the open hyperlink, and the source is mentioned no lower than the first paragraph. It is acceptable for the media to use the information posted on the Website, provided with the references to the source. The use of data means any reproduction, republishing, distribution, processing, translation, inclusion of its parts in other works and other methods provided by the current legislation of Ukraine.

3.6. The use of the Company's materials posted on the Website by their entire or partial reproduction by news aggregators is permitted only with the written permission of the Company. “News aggregators”' should be understood as any software, application, service, or web resource that collects the content of information resources with the help of RSS channels or in another way, and partially or fully reproduces them for users in the form of blocks, streams, news feeds etc. The Company grants written permission to use its materials at its discretion to the owner of the news aggregator based on his request sent in electronic form to the address [email protected]. The Company reserves the right during the review process to request from the owner of the news aggregator any additional information which is necessary to decide on issuing written permission. The use of the Company's materials is possible only after obtaining the corresponding written consent, which can be sent to the postal address of the news aggregator’s owner or in the electronic form to his email address. Written permission may apply to individual material(s) or all current and future materials on the Website and is valid for the specified period.

3.7. It is not allowed to upload, distribute or publish any defamatory, offensive, obscene, pornographic, repetitive (spam) or other illegal content.

3.8. Website materials shall be used only in a noncommercial manner. The User has no right to distribute or highlight any content, advertising, etc., without the specific approval of the Company.

3.9. The User acknowledges that any materials they distribute (for instance, content created by Users, including but not limited to comments, forums, messages, reviews, text, video, audio and photos, as well as computer code and applications) may be removed or modified by the Company. The User waives any rights that he/she may have in the presence of such material on the Website, and changes to the material may be made even if the User disagrees. Materials may also be included in RSS feeds and APIs, and available for republishing on the Website through other formats.

3.10. The User grants the Company a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to the materials you post. This includes the unrestricted right to the Company or any third party to use, copy, transmit, publish, distribute, create derivative works, modify and adapt to index, cache, tag, and encode (including the right to adapt to streaming, transmission, mobile, digital scanning or other technologies) in any form or media now known or hereafter developed, and any publications you posted on the Website.

3.11. The User bears full responsibility for the content of your publications. The Company does not and cannot control all materials and is not responsible for the content of these messages. The Company reserves the right to remove, replace or edit materials that the Company, in its sole discretion, considers offensive, defamatory, obscene, infringing copyrights and trademarks, unacceptable etc.

3.12. The User consents to the display and publication on the Website of the material developed by you, as well as for offline advertising purposes.

3.13. The Company is not responsible for the availability of external resources or their content referenced in the materials posted on the Website.

4. Rights, obligations, and responsibilities of the User and the Company

4.1. The Company and the User are obliged to comply with the requirements of the current legislation of Ukraine.

4.2. The Company has the right to collect and store only the necessary information about the User, which is required for the Website's functioning.

4.3. The Company reserves the right to inform the User about changes or additions to the Website and its services by sending letters to their e-mail.

4.4. The Company reserves the right to disclose usage and demographic information under the condition that it does not reveal your identity. On this Website, advertisers may collect and share personal information about you only if you confirm your consent. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

4.5. The Company may contact the User by email regarding participation in a User survey, asking questions to improve the Website and its services. This information will be used exclusively to understand our Users better and to improve the Website and its services. Any information obtained in such surveys will not be shared with third parties except in a summarised form without revealing your identity.

4.6. The User assures, guarantees and promises that the materials of any format presented through his account will not be plagiarised and/or violate the rights of third parties, copyright, trademarks, privacy or other personal or property rights, and will not contain defamation or other illegal content.

4.7. The Company has the right to deny the User access to the Website and the provided services in case of detection or suspicion of illegal actions, in particular, fraud on the user's part when using the Website and its services.

4.8. The Company is not responsible for the information and/or use of services posted on our Website by third parties.

4.9. The Company is not responsible for any losses incurred by the User. It is not involved as a third party or participant in legal disputes arising from using the Website or its services related to other sites, online media, advertisers, etc. We advise you to send such claims to the owners of the relevant Internet resources.

4.10. The Company is not responsible for the problems that the User encountered related to the connection to the Internet, which became the reason for not being allowed to use the Website and its services, in particular, e-mail.

4.11. The Company is not responsible for deleting information from the User's email box, including the lack of antivirus programs or other unlicensed software, which could cause the deletion of information, content, files, data, etc.

4.12. The Company does not send emails or SMS messages to Users, except for the necessary letters or messages provided in this Agreement and the Privacy Policy. For example, the sending of emails about changes or the emergence of new possibilities for using the Website and its services.

4.13. The User is obliged to comply with the terms defined by the Agreement and the Privacy Policy.

4.14. The User has the right to request the Company to obtain additional information regarding using the Website and its services for its own purposes.

4.15. The User is obliged to use the Website and the Company's services without disrupting any functioning of the Website and not to commit illegal actions.

4.16. The Company does not guarantee or confirm the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinions, statements or other information uploaded or distributed through the accounts of any Users, information providers, or other individual or legal persons. Thus, the User acknowledges and understands that reliance on such opinions, advice, statements, memoranda or additional information shall be at his/her own risk.

4.17. When quoting any materials published on the Website, it is mandatory to place the link in the first paragraph of the text. When copying news materials for online publications, a direct open hyperlink for search engines is compulsory, which is set regardless of the volume of used materials (full or partial). The use of ONLINE.UA materials in print media, TV, and mobile applications is possible only with the written consent of the ONLINE.UA editors. Paid materials are placed with a mark about the publication of the material on the advertising rights. Materials marked “Advertising”, “Actual News”, and “Companies’ News” are published under the ownership of advertising.

4.18. The Company is not responsible for the content of advertising materials and comments and blogs posted on the Website, as well as for the consequences of their publication and use. The opinions of the authors of articles, comments, and blogs posted on our pages may not coincide with the views and positions of the editors.

4.19. The Company may place on the Website links to other Internet sites that are owned or maintained by third parties. The Editorial does not control the content of third-party sites and bears no responsibility for the content of materials and other information published on them. Also, the Editorial's posting links to other Internet sites does not mean that the Editorial Board supports the opinions, content, services, and information indicated on it.

5. Registration and Security

5.1. While registering or creating a mailbox account, the User will generate login credentials: password and email login. The User must also provide information about himself, which must be accurate and up-to-date, including a mobile phone number (only numbers with the code of a mobile operator in Ukraine). In the future, this mobile phone number can be used by the User to recover the access password to his mailbox.

5.2. The User confirms that he or she is at least sixteen years old.

5.3. The Company may suspend or cancel the User's access to the mailbox if the User shares his login credentials because the User is directly responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password, which must not be disclosed to anyone.

5.4. The Company is not responsible for saving content, data, posts, incoming and outgoing letters, attachments, spam and other content, etc., in the User's mailbox.

5.5. The User understands and agrees that:

— may not share their login registration credentials so that no one else has access to his/her mailbox;

— choose or use the credentials of another person with the goal of pretending to be this person;

— use the account data without the owner's permission;

— use credentials at your discretion, if they are or to be considered offensive;

— is responsible for any use or activity on the email account, including using the mailbox by third parties with their permission. Any fraudulent, offensive or other illegal activity may be grounds for termination of access to the User's email at its sole discretion, and the Company may refer the information to relevant law enforcement agencies.

— Failure to comply with the above provisions is considered a violation of the Agreement and Policy, which may lead to the immediate termination of access and the final deletion of the User's mailbox account and its contents without the possibility of renewing access or restoring data.

5.6. The User undertakes to report any known or suspected cases of unauthorised use of the mailbox or any known or suspected security breach, including loss, theft or unauthorised password disclosure, to the email address: [email protected].

5.7. All questions the User may have, including regarding the Agreement or the Privacy Policy, can be sent to the email address: [email protected]. The answer will be provided to the User in an email within 1-3 working days regarding issues of using e-mail and within five working days regarding other matters.

5.8. Users of Website services, in particular mailboxes, cannot correspond with other users who have mailboxes at yandex.ru, mail.ru, list.ru, bk.ru, rambler.ru, etc. It follows under the Decree of the President of Ukraine No. 184/2020 on the decision of the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine dated May 14, 2020, by the title: “On the application, cancellation, and amendment of personal special economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions)”. Among other things, this decision applies restrictive measures (sanctions) against Russian social networks and Internet services. Therefore, requests from the above mail servers, but not limited to them, cannot be received and processed by the technical support of the Website.

6. Termination of registration and deletion of mailbox

6.1. The User can stop using its services, including the mailbox, by sending a corresponding request to the e-mail address [email protected]. After processing the request, the User receives an automatic confirmation about deleting the mailbox within 1-3 working days.

6.2. Once a mailbox is deleted, it is not possible to restore the corresponding email login, the contents of the deleted mailbox, and other information.

6.3. The Company may automatically delete the mailbox, including content, data, posts, incoming and outgoing letters, attachments, spam and other content, etc., if the User has not used the mailbox for more than one year (365 calendar days). The use of a mailbox should be understood as a registered login to the corresponding mailbox using the User's login and password on the Website.

6.4. In its sole discretion, the Company may remove or suspend access to a mailbox for any reason, including violation or failure to comply with this Agreement.

6.5. The Company may, in its sole discretion, remove or suspend access to the entire Website, any portion thereof or its services for any reason, including violation of or failure to comply with this Agreement.

6.6. Notwithstanding anything contained in this Agreement above, nothing in this Agreement shall be construed to construe the provisions of this Privacy Policy.

7. Communication between the Company and the User

7.1. Correspondence between the Users and the Company should be carried out at the postal address: Pochainynska str. 4, Kyiv, 04070, Ukraine, or for convenience and efficiency at the email address [email protected].

7.2. The User agrees to report immediately any copyright infringements regarding the Website materials. If the User has any claims about the copyright infringement to the materials contained on the Website, he or she may report to the email address [email protected].

7.3. This Agreement was updated on 04/20/2019. The current version is on this page of the Website.

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