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Terms of Service

These Terms of Service form the basis for standards in the relationship between us and those that use and participate in the services we provide.

By joining our community you agree to act in accordance with honoring these terms. Please read our Ma-Hub Code of Spirit document for further information on the principles we are endeavoring to foster in this community.

1. Privacy

Your privacy is as important to us as it is to you. You can refer to our Information and Data Policy to understand further about how we collect and use the information and content that you provide us.

2. Content and Information Sharing

You own all content and information you share on Ma-Hub. In addition, you can manage how it is shared through your privacy settings. In addition to this the following apply:

  • 1. In relation to content that you share which is covered by intellectual property rights, including but not limited to photos, videos or forum articles (IP Content), you give us your specific permission, in accordance with your Privacy Settings, to access this content in the following manner; You grant us a royalty-free, transferable, sub-licensable and non-exclusive worldwide license to use any such IP content that you post on Ma-Hub (IP License).
  • 2. Should you delete your IP Content, or your account, our IP License will end, unless it has been shared with other users and they have not deleted it. 3. You understand that, due to the nature of the web and information storage, removed or deleted IP Content may exist or persist in backup copies for a reasonable time frame after removal/deletion.
  • 4. Your feedback is welcome, as are suggestions on the improvement of Ma-Hub. Just as you are not obliged to give us feedback you acknowledge that, in the event your feedback or suggestions are taken on board by us, we are not obliged to compensate you for these.
  • 5. Publishing information and content on a Public setting means that you are allowing everyone, whether registered with Ma-Hub or not, to access this information and associate it with you.
  • 6. Your contribution of content and information is voluntary including, but not limited to, posting photos, videos and forum articles, and you acknowledge that we owe you no form of compensation whatsoever for such contributions.

3. User Safety

Ma-Hub is endeavoring to be the most positive and vibrant community created. While we work to our best to ensure the safety of every user we cannot guarantee it. In line with our Code of Spirit we need your help and contribution to keep safety paramount. In agreeing to these terms you also acknowledge your responsibility in the following commitments:

  • 1. You will not use Ma-Hub to engage in any unlawful activity.
  • 2. You will not upload malicious code, viruses or in any other way inflict harm or damage to Ma-Hub or the accounts held within.
  • 3. You will not post content that is hateful or threatening.
  • 4. You will not post content of a pornographic nature, including images containing nudity.
  • 5. You will not post content that incites violence, is graphic in nature or depicts gratuitous violence. This is a community for martial artists, not mindless thugs. Keep it professional people and respect the arts.
  • 6. You will not participate or promote any unlawful activities such as pyramid schemes, multi-level marketing or other such pursuits.
  • 7. You will not post unauthorized communications for commercial purposes (spam etc) on Ma-Hub.
  • 8. While on Ma-Hub you may click on a link (on a school’s page for example) that takes you off our site to a third party website. You acknowledge that we have no responsibility over these sites, as they are not controlled by us, and different terms of service may apply.
  • 9. You will not use Ma-Hub to access other people’s personal information (name, email address etc) for purposes other than communicating on Ma-Hub. This includes gathering other people’s emails to solicit them outside of Ma-Hub.
  • 10. You will respect the rights of every user to pursue a positive environment on Ma-Hub and will not bully, harass, intimidate or abuse any user.
  • 11. You will not use Ma-Hub to do anything illegal, discriminatory, malicious or misleading.
  • 12. You will not do anything to attack or interfere with the function of Ma-Hub, including anything that will disable impair or over burden the proper working appearance of the site. This includes denial of service attacks, interference with page rendering or any other actions that will disrupt the functionality of Ma- Hub.
  • 13. You will not encourage or facilitate others to violate these terms or any other policies of Ma-Hub.

4. Other People’s Rights and Your Protection of these

Honor and respect for others is one of the foundations of the martial arts. We respect and honor the rights of others and the expectation is that you will do the same. It’s only right, so:

  • 1. We retain the ability to remove information or content that you post on Ma-Hub if it infringes upon, or is found to be a violation of, the rights of someone else.
  • 2. We also retain the ability to remove information or content that you post on Ma- Hub if it is in breach of or violates any law.
  • 3. You agree to not post content or information that breaches these terms or any other of our policies or in any way violates the rights of some one else..
  • 4. We will provide a means by which you can report to us if you feel your rights, or the rights of someone else, have been violated or if any unlawful activity has been carried out towards you.
  • 5. In the case that we remove information or content, on the basis of a perceived breach of the law or an infringement on some one else’s rights, including copyright, and you feel it was removed by mistake, you will be provided the means and opportunity to appeal.
  • 6. Repeated infringements on the rights of others, or repeated breaches of any other of our terms, will result in your account being disabled where appropriate.
  • 7. All brands, logos, trademarks and other copyrighted material will only be posted by you if you are the owner of the said material, or are licensed to use the material. 8. You will not post other peoples sensitive documents, including financial information or identification documents, on Ma-Hub.
  • 9. You will not impede on the rights of others to use Ma-Hub freely and legally.
  • 10. You will not collect information from other users with out their consent.
  • 11. If you do collect information form others you will make it clear you are not acting for, or as a representative of, Ma-Hub and will provide your own separate privacy policy explaining the information you will collect and how it will be used.
  • 12. You will not use the copyrights or trademarks of Ma-Hub, or any similar marks that may be confused for our copyrights or trademarks, with out our permission.
  • 13. If permitted by us, you will use our copyrights and trademarks adhering to our Guidelines for Brand Usage.

5. Account Registrations and Security

Activating an account on Ma-Hub requires users to provide personal information including their real names. Your commitment to this agreement includes acknowledging the importance of being truthful in representing yourself honestly on Ma-Hub. By cooperating to this extent with us, in relation to registering your account and maintaining the security of it, you agree to the following:

  • 1. All personal information you provide to us will be true and accurate. You will not provide false, misleading or fraudulent information.
  • 2. You will not create more than one personal account.
  • 3. You will not create an account on Ma-Hub for anyone else without his or her permission.
  • 4. You will not join Ma-Hub if you are under the age of thirteen (13) years old.
  • 5. If your account is disabled you will not create another one unless permitted by us to do so.
  • 6. You will maintain current and up-to-date contact information with us.
  • 7. You will not use Ma-Hub if you have been convicted of a sex offense or an offense against children.
  • 8. You agree to abide by all restrictions and not assist any one else in accessing Ma- Hub who would otherwise be restricted.
  • 9. You will not allow others access to your personal account, including sharing you password, or do anything else that may jeopardize the security of your account.
  • 10. Your account is non-transferrable and you take full responsibility for it unless written permission is given by us to transfer it to another person.
  • 11. If the name of your personal account, school page or any other account you register conflicts with another, or breaches on copyright or trademark, we can reclaim or remove the account name where appropriate.

6. Payments and Financial Transactions

Ma-Hub is first and foremost a free community offering users the ability to connect through their common interests in martial arts, extending to fitness and training, and to help impart positivity and growth unto each other.

Although it is free to join and use Ma-Hub, there are some services that will involve financial transactions should you choose to use these. They include using Ma-Hub to buy or sell items, or purchasing or subscribing to promotions or services offered by Ma-Hub at a cost. All such financial transactions will be subject to our Financial Transactions and Payment Terms, which you are advised to read before engaging in any activities involving such transactions on Ma-Hub.

7. Advertising, Sponsorships and Partnerships

Ma-Hub may offer opportunities to display advertising throughout the site. All advertising will meet the standards of our Advertising and Sponsorship Policy.

Ma-Hub may also, from time to time, join in partnerships with third parties should the venture appear mutually beneficial. Both parties in any partnership will arrange terms on a separate agreement as negotiated together. Any partnerships entered into by Ma- Hub shall not negate these terms or the relationship between Ma-Hub and it’s users.

8. Advertising and Commercial Content

One of the goals of Ma-Hub is to foster your interest in the martial arts. As such we will aim to deliver advertising to you that is relevant to your interests and serves of value to you to enhance your experience with us. In relation to this you agree that:

  • 1. We have permission to use the information provided to us by you endeavor to connect you with the most relevant advertising for you.
  • 2. We will not give your information or content to advertisers without your permission.
  • 3. Paid services or communications may not always be identified as such.

9. Schools

We welcome you adding your school to the global hub of martial arts. When you do so you agree to be bound by the School Agreement.

10. Amendments

  • 1. If changes are made to these terms you will be notified and given the opportunity to review these changes before continuing to use our services.
  • 2. Continuing to use our services, following notice of changes to any terms, guidelines or policies, constitutes your agreement and acceptance of the new terms, guidelines or policies.
  • 3. When changes to policies, guidelines or other terms incorporated into the Terms of Service are made, notice may be given on our Site Governance Page.

11. Breach of Terms

In the event that you breach any of these terms we may suspend or terminate your account and any accounts (schools etc) associated with you, as well as prohibit you from further use of Ma-Hub. You will be notified in this event. This includes if you use Ma-Hub to conduct any action that may put us at risk or possible exposure to legal action.

12. Limitation of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES , INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE , SHALL WE , OR ANY OF OUR LICENSEES , BE FOUND LIABLE TO YOU , OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT , INDIRECT , INCIDENTAL , SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES , INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFITS , PERSONAL INJURY ( INCLUDING DEATH ), AND PROPERTY DAMAGE OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER THAT RESULT FROM EITHER THE USE OF , OR INABILITY TO USE , OUR SITE OR CONTENT , OR THE ONLINE , OR OFFLINE CONDUCT OR ACTIONS OF ANY USER OF THE SITE OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY , EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES . U NDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU , FOR ALL DAMAGES , LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION , WHETHER IN CONTRACT , TORT ( INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE ) OR OTHERWISE EXCEED EITHER US$100, OR THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO US IN THE PAST TWELVE (12) MONTHS ( WHICHEVER IS LESS ). I N SOME CASES OF APPLICABLE LAW THE ABOVE STATEMENT OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU . I N SUCH INSTANCES OUR LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW .

13. Disputes

  • 1. You agree all claims and dispute resolutions will take place in the county of Berkshire, United Kingdom. In no event will any claims, judgments or awards sought include attorney fees, legal costs incurred by you or any other out-of- pocket expenses not associated with your use of Ma-Hub.
  • 2. All users of the site hereby waive the right to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.
  • 3. If your actions, content or information you share on Ma-Hub causes anyone to make a claim against us you will indemnify us and hold us harmless from and against all damages, losses, expenses of any kind (including legal fees and costs) related to such claim.
  • 4. We are not responsible for inappropriate, offensive, obscene, unlawful, or otherwise objectionable information or content you may encounter on Ma-Hub.
  • 5. We are not responsible for the online, or offline, conduct of any user of Ma-Hub.
  • 6. Ma-Hub is provided as is, without any warranty, express or implied. We cannot guarantee it will always operate perfectly, or that it will always be safe, secure or error free, or function without delay or disruption. You accept this and agree to not hold us liable as stated above in our Limitation of Liability.

14. Jurisdiction

Ma-Hub.com is currently operated from our offices in England, the United Kingdom. We do not represent that the site is available for use, or appropriate, in other locations. If you choose to access this site from other locations you are doing so under your own initiative and are responsible for complying with local laws, if and to the extent that local laws are applicable.

15. Definitions

  • 1. “Ma-Hub” or the “site” means the website www.ma-hub.com and the features and services it provides. This extends to other Ma-Hub branded or co-branded domains, mobile applications or international versions.
  • 2. “User” refers to any person, organization or entity that uses any service, generates any account or has any other interaction on Ma-Hub upon acceptance of these terms.
  • 3. “We”, “us” or “our” refers to the administrators of the site www.ma-hub.com
  • 4. “Content” refers to anything you or some one else share, post or provide on Ma- Hub.
  • 5. “Information” refers to facts about yourself or some one else including action taken by users and non-users who interact with Ma-Hub.

16. Final Points

  • 1. Our failure to enforce any part of these terms is not considered a waiver of the terms.
  • 2. In connection with an acquisition, merger, sale of assets, by operation of law or otherwise all of our rights and obligations are freely assignable by us.
  • 3. You will not transfer any of your rights or obligations under these terms without our consent.
  • 4. None of these terms, or anything contained within, shall prevent us from complying with the law.
  • 5. If any portion of these terms is found to be unenforceable all other portions will remain in full effect.
  • 6. You agree to comply with applicable laws when accessing or using Ma-Hub.
  • 7. We reserve all rights unless expressly granted to you.
  • 8. These terms complete the entire agreement between all parties regarding Ma-Hub and supersede any and all prior agreements.

In registering with Ma-Hub you are establishing yourself as a willing member of the global online martial arts community and affiliates.

You agree to abide by these Terms of Service, in addition to our Code of Spirit, and conduct yourself in a positive manner as befitting an honorable student of the martial arts.

You agree to the collection of your content and information in accordance with our Information and Data Policy, which may be amended periodically.

You can find all documents relative to these terms below:
Code of Spirit
Information and Data Policy
Financial Transactions and Payment Terms
Advertising and Sponsorship Policy
School Agreement