Welcome to the Swim-City.com site. These are the terms and conditions that you must follow if you use our site. Your use of our site indicates your acceptance of these terms and conditions.
Ownership of our site
This site is owned and operated by Oene Rusticus and Maarten Nijhoff (referred to as "Swim City," "we," and "our"). All content included on our site, such as illustrations, graphics, text, scripts and software (referred to as "Content"), except the photographs in the galleries, is owned by Swim-City or our Content providers.
Your use of the Content
You may use Swim City Content for your personal, noncommercial home use only. This means that you may view, browse through, and listen to the Content on your computer. You may also download or copy some of the Content on a single computer for your personal, noncommercial home use, provided you retain all credits and copyright notices associated with the Content.
You may use Swim City greeting cards for personal, noncommercial use. You agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations when using Swim City greeting cards. You may not use Swim City greeting cards to send any cards for chain letters, commercial solicitation, any form of "spam," or other mass mailings. You are solely responsible for the content of any messages included on cards you send using Swim City greeting cards. You may not use Swim City greeting cards to send messages that are illegal, obscene, threatening, abusive, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, profane, defamatory, or that infringe upon or violate the rights of any third party.
We do not have the rights on most of the pictures shown on our website. When you download pictures from Swim City for your own website, please link or refer to Swim City. Do not display the pictures out of our galleries in other galleries on a different website.
Top 25 Swim Sites
To use the Swim City Top 25, you must follow and agree with the following rules:
We appreciate it very much when you leave your message in our guestbook. You may not use the Swim City guestbook to send messages that are illegal, obscene, threatening, abusive, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, profane, defamatory, or that infringe upon or violate the rights of any third party. Messages that contain one or more of the above-mentioned elements, will be deleted from our guestbook.
The Swim City wallpaper collection is made by Maarten Nijhoff. You may use Swim City wallpapers for your personal noncommercial home use only. It is allowed to download the wallpapers on a single computer for your personal, noncommercial home use. Displaying our wallpapers on another website, or the use for any commercial goals, is absolutely forbidden.
Excepting these limited uses, you may not reproduce, distribute, transmit Content or transfer Content on any tangible medium, or otherwise exploit the Content in any way. In particular, you may not include the Content in any other publication or product, or on any other Web site, including personal Web sites, or on any computer network. In addition, you must abide by all other terms, conditions, and restrictions contained in any other agreement associated with the Content throughout our site.
We do not have the rights on most of the photographs/pictures shown on our website. These pictures are supposed to be public property. A photographer or an organisation who feels that an authorized picture is shown on Swim City, can always contact us and we will remove the picture or we can find another solution.
Although we use our reasonable best efforts to ensure the accuracy of the Content on our site, we make no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, correctness, or reliability of the Content. Further, we make no representations or warranties that the functional aspects of our site will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that our site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. You acknowledge that your use of our site is at your own risk.
As a convenience, our site links to other sites that may be of interest to you but are not under our control. These links do not imply an endorsement by Swim City, and we are not responsible for the availability of or the content contained in any linked site.
Limitation of liability
Neither Swim City nor our Content providers will be responsible or liable to you for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages that result from your access to or use of the Content on our site.