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Terms of use to4ka.us

Welcome to the TO4KA portal - a free classifieds service that unites the Russian-speaking population of the United States of America.

The Terms of Use for TO4KA (the “Terms”) govern the relationship between portal's management company ITPROBE INC (“Company”, “we”) and the Internet users who accessed TO4KA portal (“users”, “you”).

Usage of TO4KA is an agreement with the provisions of the privacy policy and Terms of Use.

1. What is TO4KA 

TO4KA is a website accessible at https://to4ka.us (at all domain levels) through desktop and mobile platforms, as well as a mobile application. These are a collection of the Company's intellectual property and information (administrative and user-generated content) ("TO4KA").

TO4KA is an electronic catalog of paid and free ads for housing, business, services, open job vacancies, goods, events, cars, and other offers (together - "goods") that users can offer and search on TO4KA in order to create transactions.

The Company provides authorized users with the ability to post information on TO4KA in the format of ads presented in the portal. The Company provides all users (regardless of authorization) the ability to search and view ads on TO4KA for the purposes specified in the Terms. Our automated algorithms in TO4KA process search and filter queries to deliver relevant information within the search results.

The Company is not, in any way, shape, or form:

  • a participant
  • an organizer of any transaction
  • a buyer or seller
  • an employer
  • an intermediary
  • an agent
  • a representative of any user, beneficiary, or other interested party. 

Users use the information posted on TO4KA to conclude transactions at their own risk without direct or indirect participation or control by the Company. Usage of TO4KA is an acknowledgment of and agreement to this. 

2. Registration for TO4KA

You can register for TO4KA using your email address and mobile phone, as well as through social networks, presented in the login and registration form. After registering or posting an ad, we will create your unique profile. We only allow one profile at a time, linked to one email address.

By registering with TO4KA, you agree in providing the Company with your data, which will be securely stored on our servers. In case of registration through creating an ad, users will be prompted to fill in the missing data of their profile (name, surname, phone number, the nearest big city, preferred language for interface and email notifications, and profile photo). Failure to provide this information will result in the rejection of the ad request.

By registering with TO4KA, you guarantee that you have all the powers necessary to conclude and execute the Terms.

3. Logging in to TO4KA

You can log in to your TO4KA profile (log in) either using the email address specified in your profile or using the social network associated with your profile ("login details"). In the first instance, you will need to enter a password, and in the second, you will have to log in via  the corresponding social network.

You are obliged to maintain the complete confidentiality of your login information within TO4KA. If you have reason to believe that someone has gained unauthorized access to your account, please notify us immediately at security@to4ka.us. 

All actions performed on Avito by a person other than yourself using your login details will be considered as committed by you. You will be held responsible for such actions.

4. Information About the Users 

Information provided to TO4KA about yourself must be reliable, relevant, and must not violate laws or the rights of third parties. It is your responsibility to update information in your TO4KA profile as needed. We may ask you to provide documents or information for identification or authorization. If you cannot provide them, we have the right to restrict your access to TO4KA.

We cannot guarantee that all information provided by users to TO4KA is true. User discretion is advised when engaging in transactions.

We do not disclose to third parties any information about users that is not publicly available, except in cases provided by law (for example, at the request of government or law enforcement agencies). At the same time, we cannot be held responsible for third-party illegal actions in relation to information that you have posted in the public domain of TO4KA.

We analyze how you use TO4KA to improve our services.

  1. User-Generated Content

User-generated content is text and images that TO4KA users place in ads, public profiles, and reviews.

Our Company is not a distributor of user-generated content. You are the owner of all information that you post on TO4KA. You may create, modify, post, and remove content without our participation or consent.

It is your responsibility to ensure that your user content is fully compliant with legislation, the TO4KA Terms of Use, ad posting policies, profile requirements, and reviews. You warrant that your content does not infringe on the intellectual property rights of third parties.

TO4KA does not censor user-generated content. We take action in relation to content based on requests from authorized persons in the manner prescribed by law.

The purpose for which users post information on TO4KA is to establish contact with a potential buyer who is interested in concluding a deal in relation to the product in the ad. Collecting, copying, using, and any other actions in relation to user content for purposes other than those provided by the agreed upon Terms are prohibited. It is forbidden to use user phone numbers for purposes not directly related to the purchase of goods from the user.

You grant our Company the right to use your content and the intellectual property objects included in it under the Terms of a non-exclusive license: indefinitely, without providing a fee, in any way, for worldwide action, with or without the name of the author. We may use your content to enforce the Terms, improve our platform, for marketing purposes, and in commercial and non-commercial projects (for example, in the TO4KA auto catalog). We have the right to post user-generated content on other Internet resources and grant rights to it to our partners. We have the right to keep archived copies of user content and not to remove from circulation materials that contain it.

By posting user-generated content in ads under “real estate” on TO4KA, you authorize us to post user-generated content on other Internet resources and grant rights to it to our trusted partners.

6. Communication of Users on TO4KA

Authorized users can write comments to discuss goods and clarify the Terms of the transaction. It is forbidden to use comments for any other purpose.

We allow you to use a spoofed phone number (for example, Google Voice services), from which calls are forwarded to the user's real number.

Messages and calls to users for purposes not provided for by the Terms violates the law on personal data and can cause losses to the Company.

Comments on the TO4KA portal are public. We may selectively review the correspondence to ensure compliance with the Terms of Use and improve the TO4KA portal.

7. Avito's Communication With Users

We can send you:

  • System notifications, which you cannot refuse: for example, to confirm your registration, inform about the restriction of access to your profile or ads, etc.
  • Service notifications related to your actions on TO4KA: for example, receiving a comment from another user, personal selections of interesting ads, etc.
  • Marketing notifications: advice from TO4KA, invitations to participate in research, promotions and news from TO4KA and our partners.

We may send you messages to the email address or phone number specified in your profile, as well as to your device in the form of push notifications. In some cases, we may also contact you by phone (for example, to receive feedback and improve services).

You can manage some of the service messages and marketing notifications in your profile settings. The settings may differ depending on the device.

8. Deleting a Profile

You have the right to delete your profile at TO4KA at any time by contacting support at support@to4ka.us. Your profile will be deleted as will all ads associated with it. 

Additionally, we will also delete your profile on TO4KA if you do not use it for 1 year.

For a period of 7 days after deleting your profile, you will not be able to use the email address associated with the deleted profile for a new registration.

9. Protection of Intellectual Rights

Exclusive rights to computer programs required for the use of TO4KA, databases, graphic design of the interface (design), and other elements of the TO4KA website, trade name, trademarks / logos and other distinctive signs of the Company, including those used in as part of the domain name to4ka.us, are owned by ITPROBE LLC or the Company.

The verbal designations “to4ka” and “TO4KA” are protected as a trademark that belongs to ITPROBE LLC (copyright holder) and is used by the Company on the basis of a license agreement with the copyright holder.

The Company owns the rights to registered and unregistered databases, including but not limited to: the TO4KA announcement databases and the TO4KA user database (collectively, the "databases"). The databases include both ads posted in the public domain on TO4KA, and ads that are not available to users for viewing at a certain moment. As a manufacturer of databases, the Company bears significant financial, material, organizational, and other costs for their creation.

We may automatically apply the TO4KA logos / watermarks to the photos you upload to protect the materials in our databases from unauthorized copying.

10. License to Use Databases and Programs

We grant users a non-exclusive license to use databases and computer programs necessary to use TO4KA, for the purposes provided for in the Terms. No license fee is charged.

The license is granted from the moment you access TO4KA and continues to operate as long as you use TO4KA. Searching for and viewing ads is available to all users, regardless of registration and authorization. In order to get access to other functionality of TO4KA, a login is required.

Without the consent of the Company, it is prohibited to use technical means to interact with the service, bypassing the usual procedure for using databases and computer programs. It is forbidden to use automated scripts to collect information on TO4KA.

It is prohibited to use databases and computer programs without the consent of the Company for purposes not provided for by the Terms. This means that it is forbidden to extract materials from the databases and / or to carry out their subsequent use in any form and in any way, regardless of their volume and agreement with third parties, unless this is directly related to the conclusion of a transaction in relation to the goods in the ad. For example, it is forbidden to use materials from the databases TO4KA to fill third-party databases. It is also prohibited to use phone numbers from the databases TO4KA for calls to users TO4KA with offers of services or goods.

11. Obligations of Users

By using TO4KA and interacting with the Company, you agree to:

  • strictly comply with all legal requirements;
  • comply with the Terms of Use of TO4KA, ad placement rules, profile and review requirements, and other rules from TO4KA and Company guidelines;
  • to not call users TO4KA if you are not a potential buyer and are not interested in concluding a deal on the ad, do not send spam to users;
  • not use obscene language, images, or statements that provoke cruelty, hatred or disrespectful attitude, contain threats or insults, justify illegal actions, or do not comply with moral norms or business practices;
  • not to use TO4KA or the information posted on TO4KA for purposes not provided for by the Terms;
  • do not download or use malicious programs within TO4KA;
  • do not take actions that could interfere with the normal operations of TO4KA.

12. Violations and Consequences

We strive to make TO4KA a convenient and safe tool, and therefore reserve the right to randomly check users' compliance with the Terms of Use at any time and at our discretion. We can use automated methods for this.

We have the right to take action if we have reason to believe that a violation of the law, the rights of third parties, or the Terms of Use has occurred or may occur using your profile or your technical means. We have the right to restrict access to your profile or to some functionality of TO4KA and to reject or block your content. We also have the right to restrict access to TO4KA from certain IP addresses and phone numbers.

We may restrict access to a profile in the event of receiving complaints from other users in relation to said profile, which can include (but is not limited to): sending spam, repeated or malicious violations of the Terms of Use, hacking a profile, liquidating a user (a legal entity), as well as if we notice that user’s behavior shows signs of fraud, or in the presence of other similar circumstances, or if the user has registered a new profile on TO4KA instead of the previously blocked one.

We have the right to restrict and restore access to any profile, as well as determine the conditions for such restoration at our discretion and without giving reasons.

We are not liable for possible losses incurred by users in connection with taking measures to prevent and stop violations within TO4KA. We recommend that you keep a secured backup of your content.

For violation of the law or the rights of third parties when using TO4KA, you can bear administrative, criminal, or civil liability.

13. Final Provisions

The provisions of Sections 2, 3, and 6 - 8 of the Terms apply to users registered at TO4KA. All other provisions apply to all users TO4KA regardless of registration and authorization. Any form of interaction with TO4KA (including viewing information) confirms your agreement to the Terms. The Company's obligations to provide access to the functionality TO4KA are counterproductive to your obligations to comply with the Terms. While there is no charge for using TO4KA, consumer protection laws do not apply to the relationship between the Company and its users. The provision of certain functionalities of TO4KA may be subject to special conditions.

The functionality of TO4KA at any time can be changed, added, or discontinued without prior notice to users. The use of TO4KA is offered in the "as is" mode, that is, in the form and volume in which the Company provides the functionality of TO4KA at the time of access to them. We are not responsible for temporary interruptions and interruptions in the work of TO4KA and the loss of information caused by them. We are not liable for any indirect, incidental, unintentional damage, including lost profits or lost data, damage to honor, or dignity or business reputation, caused in connection with the use of TO4KA. TO4KA is intended for users residing in the United States of America, therefore some functionality may be limited or not available outside it.

TO4KA may contain links to third party websites. We do not control and are not responsible for the availability, content, or legality of such third party sites.

In resolving all disputes between the Company and the users, the laws of the United States of America shall apply. All disputes must be referred to a court in accordance with the territorial jurisdiction at the location of the Company (Illinois), unless otherwise provided by law.

We update the TO4KA Terms of Use as necessary. We recommend that you periodically visit the page on which they are posted. By continuing to use TO4KA after changes to the Terms, you agree to the changes made to them.

If you have any questions about TO4KA Terms of Use, you can contact the support specialists.