Terms and conditions

This Site is a portal of artistic and cultural exchange to the main theme of music, African music and its main instruments.

It’s a Site open to all, of artistic and cultural heritage, born and created to spread and share passions, information and experience in the full respect of each User, visitor and laws.

Warning and Copyright

All material of this Site - except where is specifically otherwise - is the exclusive property and copyright of “Kora Lessons” which reserves any and wider right about all forms and methods of exploitation.

Duplication, reproduction, even partial, downloading, saving, publication or circulation by any way and in general any act of disposition or use of information or material from this Site, in all forms, by media and technologies existing or developed in the future, are prohibited; except for the right to download a single copy of any content referred to as downloaded in a single computer for your own personal use and for non-commercial purposes, provided to kept intact the author attributions, and other claims relating to rights of copyright and property rights.

It is not allowed any manipulation, including resizing, extrapolation of details, altering the quality of the images, video or music. The violation of these terms will be sanctioned and any violators prosecuted according to law.

As for the material clearly assigned by the Site to other authors, they have given their specific consent to publish it on this Site and their material is also covered by specific copyrights that reserve all rights, except different specifications which, if present, will be made public with the same reference material.

The other Users and visitors do not have the right to download or appropriate of any information or material shown in these pages without first requested specific consent.

Users can share post and comments of this Site (created by the administrators or by other Users) only by social networks with attribution of copyright and property rights and only for non-commercial uses.

Rules for comments o posts created by the Users

In this Site there is the opportunity to post comments or to create posts. The personal data collected from Users of this Site through this service are treated as specified in the Privacy Policy document of this Site. The User, by publishing a comment, declares to have read and accepted in every part this document and the specific rules adopted in the Privacy Policy of this Site.

To post a comment on this Site, the User must be a real person who holds the full value of every legal and civil right.

To comment on this Site you must provide a valid email address connected to an individual, association or corporation that actually exists and is legally recognized.

By posting a comment, the User assumes full responsibility for all information disclosed or included in the Site and is ready to subject to legal liability if the case so requires.

Posting a comment, will be automatically published on this Site:

first name, last name or alias ("nickname") of the User in the way specified by him, all the content - text and other - of his comment, the image of “avatar" may be chosen by the User, the address of its own personal web site to which to refer, and any other information that the User decides to publish through his comments and through the "format” for commenting on this Site.

Will not be published, instead, User's email address and any other personal data particularly sensitive and not directly related to the service itself.

In this Site there is a comment moderation, under the control of the administrators of the Site, whose judgment and whose decisions are indisputable and unappealable by the User.

This Site and its administrators have the right to cancel in part or in whole comments deemed inappropriate, offensive, comments that violate the rules of this Site or that violate general rules and laws or rights of third parties.

In this Site is not necessarily present a prior moderation, so comments will be published automatically and then time to time moderate even after their publication.

Are not accepted outrageous comments or comments that offend other Users or violate or incite to violate laws, or that affect rights of third parties, or that offend creeds and religions, or that go against the standards of education and good living civil.

Are not accepted comments that contain dirty or curse words or comments that can be defined as "spam" (for example, with one or more external links in order to defraud other Users; or comments whose author is not real person, but the comment is generated automatically by software "virus" or "malaware").

Are not accepted comments containing material or references or allusions or links pornographic in all its forms, violence, abuse in general in any form and manner.

Are not accepted comments partisan, political propaganda, or that incite hatred, racism, intolerance or violence.

Are not accepted comments that insult third parties or other Users or comments that are not themed in discussion.

Are not accepted advertising comments, or comments that are intended to publicize specific Users or third parties, comments with links to personal sites or third party sites, comments that are aimed at the purposes of increasing the visibility of a personal User.

To advertise or make known your contacts, your initiatives, events, personal sites or other, there is the chance to create your User Profile and put all these information in your personal area.

This Site offers the possibility to correct, to deny or report comments by Users or third parties who believe they have suffered abuse or violations of their rights.

Anyone can comment in full compliance with the law, education and the free expression of thoughts and words.

Entering comments is not mandatory and not preclude in any way to the use of the main services offered by the Site.

Through the comments, Users can load material such as photos, texts, videos or post external links to the Site.

The User claims to be solely responsible and direct owner of the material and of any information shared through the comments, to have each right about, and that such comments do not affect in any way the rights of others.

By agreeing to post a comment, you agree to this Site to make public all its parts, texts, information and attachments in granting non-exclusive use for the only purpose of publishing it on this Site. Any other property rights remains of User or third owners.

The other Users or visitors have no right to download or to appropriate the comments or material to a specific User - except for different indication given by the User. Violators will be punished according to law.

The User can request the cancellation of his comments as specified in the Privacy Policy of this Site. Your request will be entitled if it will be in accordance with the laws and the real possibility of the technical operation of the Site. In this sense, it is understood the possible inability of the administrators of this Site to delete specific comments if this compromises the use of certain services on the Site or may create technical problems or enjoyment to the public or to other Users. Administrators reserve the right to evaluate each request on a case by case about.

Any abuse of this Regulation may be reported by the public or by other Members or Users to the email address of contact of the Site. The administrators will take immediate action, not hesitating to report cases and the most serious violations to the authorities of competence.

Forum posts

Regarding the forum's posts and topics that users can create, it's true the same of what specified just above for the “comments”.

Forum Rules

For the section called Forum, there is also a specific document of rules. You can read that here.

Admission of responsibility

This Site does not assume responsibility in case of failure, loss, theft, destruction of data or information due to causes beyond his control and beyond the control implemented by administrators, that will instead depends on problems derived from the services and applications that this Site uses, including server, host-providers, Site platforms, third-party applications (such as, for example, forms of Newsletter or User Profile, forms of social integration or video and more...).

This Site does not assume direct responsibility for the conduct of its Users, material, information or comments from them loaded, but will try to keep a strict control in accordance with these Terms and Conditions of Use and to act quickly and decisively where the case so requires.

Acceptance and update of this document

This document - to be considered as a document of “Terms and conditions of use” of this Site - can be updated over time, adjusted, amended or extended. The User is therefore required to regularly check the updates of this document.

The User declares to have read this document "Terms and conditions" and agrees in its entirety and without reservations when accessing this Site and interacts through its services, comments or sign up to the Site.

The latest update of this document has been made on 01-07-2019 (if you have viewed the document before this date, please consider that may have been made some changes since you last read).