4. Usage of services
Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress GmbH’s websites and web services may include e-mail services, newsgroups, forums, communities, personal websites, calendars, photo albums, folders and/or other news or communication facilities for communicating with other users (“communication services”). You consent to using the communication services only for the purposes of making available, sending and receiving messages and associated material relating to the communication service in question.
You shall undertake not to use the communication services in connection with surveys, competitions, chain letters, junk e-mails, mass advertising or any other unsolicited messages of a commercial or any other nature.
You shall also refrain from slandering, harassing or threatening other people or violating their legal rights (such as their right to privacy and protection of personality) in any other way. You shall refrain from publishing, providing, uploading, distributing or disseminating any inappropriate, slanderous, obscene, indecent or illegal material or information. You shall not submit, upload, download or use in any other way content containing pictures, photographs, software or other material the use of which violates the rights of third parties (in particular copyright and neighbouring rights). You shall not upload any damaged files or files containing viruses, Trojan horses, worms, “time bombs”, or cancelbots or upload any similar software or programmes that damage or could damage other computer systems. You shall not falsify or delete any author’s comments, legal or other notices and/or means of identification of ownership or notices concerning the origin or source of software or other materials in an uploaded file. You shall not prevent users from using the communication services or limit their usage of these. You shall not violate any rules of conduct or guidelines that apply for a specific communication service. You shall not assume a false identity for the purpose of misleading others. You shall not use or download lists of users of Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress GmbH websites and services or make use of other usage information, either in whole or in part; similarly, you shall not make these available to any natural or legal persons who are not users of a Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress GmbH website or service, either free of charge or in return for a fee.
Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress GmbH shall not be obliged to monitor the communication services. However, it shall retain the right to check material sent to the communication services and to remove it if necessary.