Diariste's Terms of use

The following conditions describe the terms and conditions under which Diariste provides this Service to users registered on the website, hereinafter referred to as members.

Diarist reserves the right to change these terms of use at any time and without notice, to adapt to the evolutions of the site or its operation. The agreement of the Member to the new conditions will be considered to be acquired if the Member continues to use the service thereafter.

The terms of use was last updated: September 4, 2017

1. Description of the Service

Diariste provides to its members an online diary or personal journal, meaning personal pages openly accessible allowing the Member the publication of content in different formats (text, pictures, etc). A diary or personal journal provides an interface allowing a registered member to comment the various published articles. Diariste provides an interface to facilitate the publication and the administration of various articles written by the Member.

The content published by the Member, the extracts, or a description of his diary or personal journal can be aggregated on one or several pages of the main website of Diariste, and are likely to be indexed by search engines. Diariste cannot guarantee that a content posted by a member won't be available to the public if the Member does not use the "private entry" functionality provided by the interface.

Diariste reserves the right to modify the Service extensively and without notice to the Member.

Diariste may at any moment, with ou without notification or justification, set off the service terms or the rights of a Member in this service. No refund can be requested.

2. Conditions for registration to the Service

You can have your own personal online diary or personal journal, it's free at Diariste! Register now by filling the blanks.

The member has to be aware that the moment of subscription and the IP address used will be preserved in order to collaborate with the police in case of a complaint filed against him.

3. Obligations of the member

The Member undertakes to enter a non-obvious password for its identification on the site. The Member will be considered as the author of any action done by a user identified by his/her password on the website.

The Member undertakes to read notifications sent in the form of email messages by Diariste.

The member shall remain solely responsible for the content published on his diary or personal journal. Diariste shall not be held responsible for any content hosted on its pages until its knowledge.

The attention of the Member is drawn in particular to the illegal aspects such as: the infringement of intellectual property rights, the infringement of human rights, the insult to natural persons or corporations, the defamation against natural persons or corporations, and in general the publication of both illegal and offensive content (fraud, scam, money games, incitement to ethnic or racial hatred, incitement to crime, incitement to dangerous practices). Please note that any violation of this statements is cause for permanent suspension of the member's diary or personal journal and his account.

Otherwise Diariste formally prohibits the following uses for the diary or personal journal:
- The diary can't be used for the sole purpose of promoting another website or product.
-The massive creation by the Member of diaries or pages of similar and repetitive content in the sole purpose of promoting a diary or personal journal, a website or a service in search engines is prohibited.
-The Member may submit in his diary or personal journal a content related to programs providing compensation for clicks on links or automatic navigation websites.

The Member further agrees not to use his diary or personal journal to "settle accounts". The diary or personal journal will not be used for the purpose of gossiping or slander his enemies, for the purposes of revenge or argument parallel to the execution of an instruction of justice.

Any member providing through his diary of obscene, defamatory or pornographic content, inciting violence (against oneself or others) or hatred, undertakes to not make this content public (that is visible by another person).

In the event of visible entry by surfers (public entry, anonymous public or public members), the misspellings and texting language are strictly prohibited.

4. Obligations of Diariste

The Member may request removal/correction of personal information relating to Diariste. According to the law, personal information about a member may be stored up to 2 years after closing his account, then they will be removed.

Diariste may be brought to use the email of the user to perform communications relating to the service, notify new comments or make it track messages sent by members. The Member may request to no longer receive automatic emails by Diariste in the settings of his diary or personal journal.

In accordance with the law, Diariste undertakes to delete the content / close the account of a member who infringes the law, once it will have been reported. The Act does not make the responsible host in principle moderation of content. All contact details and information concerning a member may be provided to the judicial authorities following a requisition sent to Diariste.

5. Guarantees

Diariste provides no guarantee about the protection of the information published by the Member. It is the responsibility of the Member to keep a backup copy of the content posted via the Service. The Member uses the Service at his own risk.

Diariste makes no warranties concerning the quality and the provided level of the service. In particular, Diariste may discontinue the service in a temporary and unexpected manner without any notice to the Member.

Diariste may not be held responsible for the consequences of the loss of information, the unavailability or malfunctioning of the Service.

6. Intellectual property

All content published by Diariste, broadcast pictures, logos and texts on the website cannot be reproduced without the permission of Diariste.

The Member remains the only holder of the copyright of the original content published on his personal diary or personal journal.

By publishing a public content on diarist, the Member grants a license global, non exclusive and free of royalties (including the right to sublicense), allowing to use diarist, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display and distribute this content in any medium and any method of distribution (currently known or developed in the future). Diarist may thus use content that the Member will be published, although the Member cannot claim any compensation in respect of this content.

7. Virtual currency

We sell virtual currency or gracefully put at the disposal of the Member, when we want to make a promotion. Virtual currency can be used to purchase virtual goods or services, which are described below as "Objects". If you are entitled to virtual currency, you should check that your account is properly credited and inform us immediately in case of a problem.

Please pay attention to the fact that the use of virtual currency is subject to restrictions.

We can edit or remove at any time tradable objects against virtual currency and their prices. Virtual currency can be only used to acquire objects.

Virtual currency has no intrinsic value and is not your property. You can only use it to acquire the objects that we decided, in our sole discretion, to put online. We do not provide any liquidity or no refund in exchange for virtual currency (except legal obligation) and there is no course between virtual and real currency. Virtual currency is only for your personal use. You have not the right to sell it, attempt or encourage a third party in such behaviour. Virtual currency and objects have no real monetary value. You can't exchange virtual currency for real money, property or any other object which has an actual monetary value.

We are entitled to impose any additional restrictions on the acquisition or use of the virtual currency and objects. For example, we can limit the amount of virtual currency that can be acquired, held or used at any time. We can also impose restrictions according to your country.

We can restrict access or destroy virtual currency: (1) as mentioned in the "Description of the Service" section above. (2) if the virtual currency has been attributed by mistake; or (3) If a purchase of virtual currency is refunded or cancelled.

We can at any time decide to put an end to all of our virtual currency for the entire website. Before erasing unused virtual currency, we will endeavour to give you at least 1 month to use it.

8. Applicable law

These terms of use constitute a contract between the Member and Diariste, and are governed by the French law. The French courts have the abilities to judge their validity, their interpretation and their consequences.