How.to is a free video hosting website which enables users to access, search,view, upload and share how.to videos. We aim to become an authoritative source of free information and a learning tool accessible worldwide. While users are allowed unlimited storage space (unless otherwise notified by e-mail), the size of each video is limited to 1 GB and 30 minutes for bandwidth costing. Since the website is not designed to back up video data, you are advised in taking all necessary safeguards. Finally in accordance with Internet practice and custom, advertisements may be displayed on the website.
If you have registered and have a How.to account pursuant to which you upload video file(s), your channel name and your profile picture ('Your content'), How.to does not own your content. By making your content public and accessible to other users (as a body, or by individual group), you agree to allow any users of the website free of any monetary charge and for personal use only, to view and transmit your content on or through the website, on other electronic communication media or technology (e.g. smartphones, tablets, mobile applications connected TV, game consoles), for the entire period in which your content is hosted on the website.
In addition, for the entire period in which your content is hosted and strictly by means of the features that enable the website to be accessed via the Internet or through other electronic communication media or technology you authorise us to reproduce/display your content and, as necessary, adjust its format for that purpose. Please note that due to the nature of the Internet, data transmitted which includes'your content' are not protected against the risks of misappropriation and/or piracy, for which we shall not be liable. You are responsible for taking all appropriate steps to protect 'your content' and any data where applicable.
We are under no legal obligation to monitor content transmitted via or stored on the website. Our only obligations as storage host are;
As a provider of content on the website which included but not limited to video(s), your channel name and your profile picture you are required to comply with the laws and regulations in force. You are therefore responsible for ensuring that your content stored on or distributed through the website.
If you fail to comply with these provisions we reserve the right to remove 'you content' at any given time as set out in section 5 (five) 'our liability as host provider' and/or your account being deactivated without prior notice. In addition, you may be personally liable to the specific criminal sanctions applicable to the content in question (fines and imprisonment), in addition to being ordered to pay damages, where applicable.
In view of the shared nature of the website, users are responsible for maintaining certain ethical standards with respect to the videos made available online and, in particular, for refraining from disseminating any violent or pornographic content.
In order to use the website's features, you must register an account using the online registration form on the how.to site. You are free to modify the Personal Data you provide on the form at any time. Upon submitting the form, you will receive an e-mail asking you to click on a link in order to confirm your registration. You may access your account by entering your email address and password, which you alone are responsible for keeping secure. Registration entitles you to use the website for an unlimited period of time. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the website at any time. Failure to satisfy your aforementioned obligations in respect of liability may result in access to your personal space being temporarily or permanently suspended, immediately and without notice, through the deactivation of your account, without prejudice to any other rights we may have.
The Website may be accessed 24/7 (twenty-four/seven), except in the event of a scheduled or unscheduled interruption for maintenance or in the event of force majeure. Since we are automatically subject to an obligation to use our best endeavours, we shall not be liable for damage of any kind due to the website being unavailable.
The computer records stored on our systems in accordance with market standards shall be considered proof of e-mails exchanged, registration forms sent, videos posted. Registration forms are stored on reliable and robust media, as obligatory by current law. It is agreed that in the event of a contradiction between our computer records and any paper or electronic documents in your possession, our computer registers shall be authoritative.