Legal what you need to know

1. Your relationship with Karateka

1.1. Your use of the Website Karateka, is subject to the terms of a legal agreement between you and Karateka.

1.2. Your legal agreement with Karateka is made up of (A) the terms and conditions set out in this document, (B) Privacy Policy.

1.3. The Terms form a legally binding agreement between you and Karateka in relation to your use of the Service. It is important that you take the time to read them carefully.

1.4. The Terms apply to all users of the Service, including users who are also contributors of Content, on the Service. "Content" includes the text, photos, sounds, music, videos, audiovisual combinations, interactive features and other materials you may view on, access through or contribute to the Service.

2. Accepting the Terms

2.1. In order to use the Service, you must firstly agree to the Terms. You may not use the Service if you do not accept the Terms.

2.2. You can accept the Terms by simply using the Service. You understand and agree that Karateka will treat your use of the Service as acceptance of the Terms from that point onwards.

3. Changes to the Terms

3.1. Karateka reserves the right to make changes the Terms from time to time, for example to address changes to functionality offered through the Service. Therefore you must look at the Terms regularly to check for such changes. If you do not agree to the modified Terms you must stop using the Service. Your continued use of the Service after the date the modified Terms are posted will constitute your acceptance of the modified Terms.

4. Accounts

4.1. In order to access some features of the Website or other elements of the Service, you will have to create a Karateka account. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. It is important that you must keep your Karateka account password secure and confidential.

4.2. You agree that you will be solely responsible (to Karateka, and to others) for all activity that occurs under your Karateka account.

5. General restrictions on use

5.1. You agree not to distribute any part of or parts of the Website or the Service, including but not limited to any content, in any medium without prior written authorization.

5.2. You agree not to collect or harvest any personal data of any user of the Website or any Service (and agree that this shall be deemed to include Karateka account names).

5.3. You agree not to use the Website or the Services (including the comments and email features in the Website) for the solicitation of business in the course of trade or in connection with a commercial enterprise.

5.4. Karateka is constantly innovating in order to provide the best possible experience for its users. You acknowledge and agree that the form and nature of the Service which Karateka provides may change from time to time without prior notice to you.

5.5. As part of this continuing innovation, you acknowledge and agree that Karateka may stop (permanently or temporarily) providing the Service (or any features within the Service) to you or to users generally at Karateka's sole discretion, without prior notice to you. You may stop using the Service at any time and do not need to specifically inform us when you stop using the Service.

5.6. You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that Karateka has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any breach of your obligations under the Terms and for the consequences (including any loss or damage) of any such breach.

6. Copyright policy

6.1. If you believe your copyright-protected work was posted on Karateka without authorization, you may submit a copyright infringement notification to . These requests should only be submitted by the copyright owner or an agent authorized to act on the owner’s behalf.

7. Content

7.1. As a Karateka account holder you may submit Content. You understand that whether or not Content is published, Karateka does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to Content.

7.2. You retain all of your ownership rights in your Content, but you are required to grant limited license rights to Karateka and other users of the Service a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable license (with right to sub-license) to use, reproduce, distribute, display, and perform that Content.

7.3. You agree that your attitude towards other users of the Website will remain valid, in comply with the principle of of mutual respect and that any submitted Content will be directly or indirectly related to karate martial art.

7.4. On becoming aware of any potential violation of these Terms, Karateka reserves the right (but shall have no obligation) to decide whether Content complies with the content requirements set out in these Terms and may remove such Content and/or terminate a User's access for uploading Content which is in violation of these Terms at any time, without prior notice and at its sole discretion.

7.5. You further understand and acknowledge that in using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is factually inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable to you. You agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against Karateka with respect to any such Content.

8. Links from Karateka

8.1. The Service may include hyperlinks to other websites that are not owned or controlled by us. Karateka has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites.

9. Exclusion of Warranties

9.1. The Service is provided "as is" and Karateka makes no warranty or representation to you with respect to them.

9.2. No conditions, warranties or other terms (including any implied terms as to satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose or conformance with description) apply to the Service except to the extent that they are expressly set out in the Terms.

10. Limitation of Liability

10.1. Nothing in these Terms shall exclude or limit Karateka's liability for losses which may not be lawfully excluded or limited by applicable law. In view of the foregoing, Karateka not be liable to you for any indirect or consequential losses which may be incurred by you. This shall include, any loss of profit (whether incurred directly or indirectly), any loss of goodwill or business reputation, any loss of opportunity or any loss of data suffered by you.

10.2. The limitations on Karateka's liability to you in paragraph 10.1 above shall apply whether or not Karateka has been advised of or should have been aware of the possibility of any such losses arising.

Information we collect

1. Information you give us


    Date of birth


    Email address

    Telephone number

2. Analytic data based on server logs

    IP address

    Date and time of your request

3. Location information
We collect and process information about your approximate location (accuracy within a district), based on an analysis of your IP address. The data about the approximate location, by default, is displayed in the user profile and publicly available.
4. Cookie files
Cookies are small pieces of data that we store on your computer, mobile phone or other device, in order to make the experience with the Website easier and faster.

Information we share

We do not share personal information with companies, organizations and individuals. The only exceptions are the cases specified by law, in particular the formal requests that are made legally.

Information security

We work hard to protect ourselves and our users from unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold. In particular:

    We encrypt all of our services using SSL

    We review our information collection, storage and processing practices, including physical security measures