Acceptable Use Policy


Last updated January 07, 2023



This Acceptable Use Policy (Policy) is part of our Terms of Service (Legal Terms) and should therefore be read alongside our main Legal Terms: https://elakkai.com/help-and-support/terms-of-service/. If you do not agree with these Legal Terms, please refrain from using our Services. Your continued use of our Services implies acceptance of these Legal Terms.

Please carefully review this Policy which applies to any and all:

(a) uses of our Services (as defined in ‘Legal Terms’)
(b) forms, materials, consent tools, comments, post, and all other content available on the Services (Content) and
(c) material which you contribute to the Services including any upload, post, review, disclosure, ratings, comments, chat etc. in any forum, chatrooms, reviews, and to any interactive services associated with it (Contribution).


WHO WE ARE

We are Elakkai NutriScience Ltd, doing business as Elakkai (Company‘,’we‘, ‘us‘, or ‘our) a company registered in England at 128 City Road, London, London EC1V 2NX. We operate the website https://elakkai.com (the Site), the mobile application Elakkai (the App), as well as any other related products and services that refer or link to this Policy (collectively, the Services).


USE OF THE SERVICES

When you use the Services you warrant that you will comply with this Policy and with all applicable laws.

You also acknowledge that you may not:
  • Systematically retrieve data or other content from the Services to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database, or directory without written permission from us.
  • Make any unauthorised use of the Services, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of users by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email, or creating user accounts by automated means or under false pretences.
  • Circumvent, disable, or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Services, including features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on the use of the Services and/or the Content contained therein. 
  • Engage in unauthorised framing of or linking to the Services.
  • Trick, defraud, or mislead us and other users, especially in any attempt to learn sensitive account information such as user passwords.
  • Make improper use of our Services, including our support services or submit false reports of abuse or misconduct. 
  • Engage in any automated use of the Services, such as using scripts to send comments or messages, or using any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.
  • Interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on the Services or the networks or the Services connected.
  • Attempt to impersonate another user or person or use the username of another user.
  • Use any information obtained from the Services in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person. 
  • Use the Services as part of any effort to compete with us or otherwise use the Services and/or the Content for any revenue-generating endeavour or commercial enterprise.
  • Decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Services, except as expressly permitted by applicable law.
  • Attempt to bypass any measures of the Services designed to prevent or restrict access to the Services, or any portion of the Services.
  • Harass, annoy, intimidate, or threaten any of our employees or agents engaged in providing any portion of the Services to you.
  • Delete the copyright or other proprietary rights notice from any Content.
  • Copy or adapt the Services’ software, including but not limited to Flash, PHP, HTML, JavaScript, or other code.
  • Upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or to transmit) viruses, Trojan horses, or other material, including excessive use of capital letters and spamming (continuous posting of repetitive text), that interferes with any party’s uninterrupted use and enjoyment of the Services or modifies, impairs, disrupts, alters, or interferes with the use, features, functions, operation, or maintenance of the Services.
  • Upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or to transmit) any material that acts as a passive or active information collection or transmission mechanism, including without limitation, clear graphics interchange formats (‘gifs’), 1×1 pixels, web bugs, cookies, or other similar devices (sometimes referred to as ‘spyware’ or ‘passive collection mechanisms’ or ‘pcms’).
  • Except as may be the result of standard search engine or Internet browser usage, use, launch, develop, or distribute any automated system, including without limitation, any spider, robot, cheat utility, scraper, or offline reader that accesses the Services, or using or launching any unauthorised script or other software.
  • Disparage, tarnish, or otherwise harm, in our opinion, us and/or the Services.
  • Use the Services in a manner inconsistent with any applicable laws or regulations.
  • Use a buying agent or purchasing agent to make purchases on the Services.
  • Sell or otherwise transfer your profile.
If you subscribe to our Services, you understand, acknowledge, and agree that you may not, except if expressly permitted:
  • Engage in any use, including modification, copying, redistribution, publication, display, performance, or retransmission, of any portions of any Services, other than as expressly permitted by this Policy, without the prior written consent of Elakkai NutriScience Ltd, which consent Elakkai NutriScience Ltd may grant or refuse in its sole and absolute discretion.
  • Reconstruct or attempt to discover any source code or algorithms of the Services, or any portion thereof, by any means whatsoever.
  • Provide, or otherwise make available, the Services to any third party.
  • Intercept any data not intended for you.
  • Damage, reveal, or alter any user’s data, or any other hardware, software, or information relating to another person or entity.


COMMUNITY/FORUM GUIDELINES

Respect others: Treat others with respect and kindness, even if you disagree with them. Harassment and personal attacks will not be tolerated. Stay on topic: Keep discussions focused on the topic at hand. If you want to start a new discussion, please create a new thread. No spam: Do not post spam or self-promotional content. This includes posting the same message repeatedly or posting links to your own site or product. No illegal content: Do not post illegal content or content that infringes on the rights of others. No sensitive information: Do not post personal or sensitive information about yourself or others. Use appropriate language: Do not use offensive or inappropriate language. This includes hate speech, slurs, and other inappropriate content. Follow the law: Do not post content that breaks the law, including copyright and trademark infringement. Report any problems: If you see any content that breaks these guidelines or the law, please report it to the forum moderators. By following these guidelines, you will help create a welcoming and respectful community for all members of Elakkai.com.


CONTRIBUTIONS

In this Policy, the term ‘Contribution’ means:
  • any data, information, software, text, code, music, scripts, sound, graphics, photos, videos, tags, messages, interactive features, or other materials that you post, share, upload, submit, or otherwise provide in any manner on or through to the Services; or
  • any other content, materials, or data you provide to Elakkai NutriScience Ltd or use with the Services.
Some areas of the Services may allow users to upload, transmit, or post Contributions. We may but are under no obligation to review or moderate the Contributions made on the Services, and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage resulting from any of our users’ breach of this Policy. Please report any Contribution that you believe breaches this Policy; however, we will determine, in our sole discretion, whether a Contribution is indeed in breach of this Policy.

You warrant that:
  • you are the creator and owner of or have the necessary licences, rights, consents, releases, and permissions to use and to authorise us, the Services, and other users of the Services to use your Contributions in any manner contemplated by the Services and this Policy;
  • all your Contributions comply with applicable laws and are original and true (if they represent your opinion or facts);
  • the creation, distribution, transmission, public display, or performance, and the accessing, downloading, or copying of your Contributions do not and will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or moral rights of any third party; and
  • you have the verifiable consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in your Contributions to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person to enable inclusion and use of your Contributions in any manner contemplated by the Services and this Policy.
You also agree that you will not post, transmit, or upload any (or any part of a) Contribution that:
  • is in breach of applicable laws, regulation, court order, contractual obligation, this Policy, our Legal Terms, a legal duty, or that promotes or facilitates fraud or illegal activities;
  • is defamatory, obscene, offensive, hateful, insulting, intimidating, bullying, abusive, or threatening, to any person or group;
  • is false, inaccurate, or misleading;
  • includes child sexual abuse material, or violates any applicable law concerning child pornography or otherwise intended to protect minors;
  • contains any material that solicits personal information from anyone under the age of 18 or exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner;
  • promotes violence, advocates the violent overthrow of any government, or incites, encourages, or threatens physical harm against another;
  • is obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, violent, harassing, libellous, slanderous, contains sexually explicit material, or is otherwise objectionable (as determined by us);
  • is discriminatory based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age;
  • bullies, intimidates, humiliates, or insults any person;
  • promotes, facilitates, or assists anyone in promoting and facilitating acts of terrorism;
  • infringes, or assists anyone in infringing, a third party’s intellectual property rights or publicity or privacy rights;
  • is deceitful, misrepresents your identity or affiliation with any person and/or misleads anyone as to your relationship with us or implies that the Contribution was made by someone else than you;
  • contains unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, pyramid schemes, chain letters, spam, mass mailings, or other forms of solicitation that has been ‘paid for’, whether with monetary compensation or in kind; or
  • misrepresents your identity or who the Contribution is from.
You may not use our Services to offer, present, promote, sell, give away or otherwise make available to others any good or service involving:
  • items that promote, encourage, facilitate, or instruct others how to engage in illegal activity,
  • controlled substances and/or other products that present a risk to consumer safety, narcotics, steroids, drug paraphernalia,
  • firearms, ammunition, or certain firearm parts or accessories,
  • certain sexually oriented materials or services,
  • certain items before the seller has control or possession of the item, 
  • Books, printed material, downloadable material of hate, crime, terrorism etc. , 
  • __________,
  • stolen goods,
  • products or services identified by government agencies to be highly likely to be fraudulent, and
  • any transaction or activity that requires pre-approval without having obtained said approval.


REVIEW AND RATINGS

When your Contribution is a review or rating, you also agree that:
  • you have firsthand experience with the goods, services, software, listings, recipes, blogs, profiles, vendors, places and events being reviewed;
  • your Contribution is true to your experience;
  • you are not affiliated with competitors if posting negative reviews (or linked in any way to, e.g., by being the owner or seller/manufacturer of, a product or service if posting positive reviews);
  • you cannot make or offer any conclusions as to the legality of conduct;
  • you cannot post any false or misleading statements; and
  • you do not and will not organise a campaign encouraging others to post reviews, whether positive or negative.


REPORTING A BREACH OF THIS POLICY

We may but are under no obligation to review or moderate the Contributions made on the Services and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage resulting from any of our users’ breach of this Policy.

If you consider that any Content or Contribution:
We will reasonably determine whether a Content or Contribution breaches this Policy.


CONSEQUENCES OF BREACHING THIS POLICY

The consequences for violating our Policy will vary depending on the severity of the breach and the user’s history on the Services, by way of example:

We may, in some cases, give you a warning and/or remove the infringing Contribution, however, if your breach is serious or if you continue to breach our Legal Terms and this Policy, we have the right to suspend terminate your access to and use of our Services and, if applicable, disable your account. We may also notify law enforcement or issue legal proceedings against you when we believe that there is a genuine risk to an individual or a threat to public safety. 

We exclude our liability for all action we may take in response to any of your breaches of this Policy.


COMPLAINTS AND REMOVAL OF LEGITIMATE CONTENT

If you consider that some Content or Contribution have been mistakenly removed or blocked from the Services, please refer to the contact details at the bottom of this document and we will promptly review our decision to remove such Content or Contribution. The Content or Contribution may stay ‘down’ whilst we conduct the review process.

Ownership of content: By posting content on the Elakkai platform, you represent that you are the owner of the content and have the right to post it. You also grant Elakkai a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display the content. Responsibility for content: You are solely responsible for the content that you post on the Elakkai platform. Elakkai does not endorse any content and is not responsible for the accuracy, completeness, appropriateness, or legality of any content posted by users. Prohibited content: You may not post any content that: Is illegal, fraudulent, or deceptive Infringes on the rights of others (including intellectual property rights) Is hate speech, discriminatory, or incites violence Contains personal or sensitive information about yourself or others Is spam or self-promotional in nature Moderation: Elakkai reserves the right to remove any content that violates these guidelines or the law. We may also remove content that we determine, in our sole discretion, to be inappropriate or offensive. Termination: Elakkai reserves the right to terminate the account of any user who repeatedly violates these guidelines or the law. By posting content on the Elakkai platform, you agree to these terms and conditions and take full responsibility for your actions. If you have any questions or concerns about these guidelines, please contact us.


DISCLAIMER

Elakkai NutriScience Ltd is under no obligation to monitor users’ activities, and we disclaim any responsibility for any user’s misuse of the Services. Elakkai NutriScience Ltd has no responsibility for any user or other Content or Contribution created, maintained, stored, transmitted, or accessible on or through the Services, and is not obligated to monitor or exercise any editorial control over such material. If Elakkai NutriScience Ltd becomes aware that any such Content or Contribution violates this Policy, Elakkai NutriScience Ltd may, in addition to removing such Content or Contribution and blocking your account, report such breach to the police or appropriate regulatory authority. Unless otherwise stated in this Policy, Elakkai NutriScience Ltd disclaims any obligation to any person who has not entered into an agreement with Elakkai NutriScience Ltd for the use of the Services.


HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS POLICY?

If you have any further questions or comments or wish to report any problematic Content or Contribution, you may contact us by:

Phone: +447921699563
For more information please email: [email protected].

Our Community Acceptable Usage Policy outlines the guidelines that all users and members must follow when using our website. These guidelines are in place to create a positive and respectful community for everyone. By accessing and using our website, you agree to abide by these guidelines. Please read our Community Acceptable Usage Policy carefully to understand your responsibilities as a member of our community.

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