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  • December 6, 2018
    Welcome
    If you wish to contact us please use the contact form.
  • January 22, 2019
    Brexit: Brits in Lithuania
    The Lithuanian Government just made an important and positive announcement regarding the rights of British national living in Lithuania in the event of a no-deal Brexit . .  [ more ]
  • June 16, 2019
    British people living in the Klaipeda area
    Her Excellency Claire Lawrence, the British Ambassador in Vilnius, and members of the Embassy staff in are planning to visit Klaipeda on 28th June 2019,  [ more ]

Terms and Acceptable Use Policies :

This acceptable usage policy sets out the terms-of service usage agreements between you and us under which you may use or access our website and our online forum.

This policy applies to all persons visiting or using the website for any purpose

Your use of our sites is taken that you accept and agree to abide by, all the policies contained within this acceptable use policy.

Please note while reading, the following terms may be used :
  • 'We', 'Us', 'Our' or 'KEPs' : refers to Klaipėda Expatriates.
  • 'This website' or 'our website' : refers to this website operated by KEPs which is located on the internet domain https://www.keps.lt/

Ownership

www.keps.lt is a site owned and by Klaipeda Expatriates, located in Klaipeda, Lithuania.
The website is maintained by Bruleo (bruleo.com), also an administrator of Klaipeda Expatriates.

Prohibited Uses

You may only use our site for lawful purposes, as dictated by the laws of The Republic of Lithuania and The European Union.

You may NOT use our site for any of the following purposes :

  • In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
  • In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any direct or indirect unlawful effect.
  • For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
  • To transmit any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or unsolicited promotional material.
  • To knowingly transmit or send any data, or upload any material that contains viruses, trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

You also agree NOT to :

  • Redistribute, copy or sell any website code, except for the purpose of temporary storage on the computer in use at the time of visiting.
  • Attempt to log in to a user account that is not your own, even if permission has been granted by that user (see below).
  • Allow anyone other than you to access your account.
  • Register under a false identity, pretending to be someone they are not.
  • Attempt to deliberately mask their actions.
  • Leave their account password unprotected (for example writing it down where it could be easily accessible to third-parties).
  • Send unsolicited messages through the site, either by email or private message, to other members that have not requested to receive them.
  • Claim to be a representative or spokes-person for Klaipeda Expatriates without prior approval.
  • Be offensive to Klaipeda Expatriates adminstrators, it's staff or other members.

Website Access

Access to our site is granted on a temporary basis only. Events outside our control make it impossible to guarantee that our website and services will be permanently available.
  • We reserve the right to withdraw our site and/or amend the services we provide on our site without notice, although we will endeavor to provide such notice where possible.
  • We cannot be held liable if our site or the services it provides are unavailable at any time, for any period and for any reason.
  • To undertake updates or essential maintenance, we may occassionally restrict access to our site, or some features or parts of our site. This includes user whom have registered an account with us. We will endeavor to give adequate notice if site unavailability is known in advance.
If you have choosen to register an account, either on the main website or forum, or you have been provided with a user identification code, an invite key, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. This information must NOT be disclosed to any third party.

We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if it has been suspected that you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights

With the exception of user generated content (see #1 below ) and any utilised third-party code (see #2 below), Klaipeda Expatriates are the owners of intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it.
Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world and as such, all rights are reserved.


  • #1 : User generated content is owned by the user who published it and they take full responsibility for it.
    This includes posting in the forum as well as any public profile information they have added.
  • #2 : Some Third Party code is used on our site (with permission) and as such, any copyright and intellectual property rights are owned as applicable by the original developers.

Copies of Content :

  • You may print off or produce one copy of our site, and may download extracts of any pages from our site for your own personal reference.
  • You may draw the attention of others to material posted on our site.
  • You must not modify the content of any printed paper copies or digital download copies of any materials in any way.
  • You may not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
  • If used elsewhere for ANY reason, you must cite the website page as the source and include any credits where they are provided.
If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will be revoked immediately.
As such, at our discretion, you will be required to return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Reliance on Content

Our site can be updated at any time and such, content can change or be removed without notice.

We therefore make no guarantees that content will be available all of the time and you should not rely on it to be available.

Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

We may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely for any reason.

Liability and Waiver

The material shown on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy.
We therefore expressly exclude the following liabilities :


  • Any consequential loss and/or damage caused by direct or indirect incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site.

    This includes causality from :
    • any websites linked to it.
    • any materials posted on it.
    . . and including, without limitation any liability for :
    • loss of revenue.
    • loss of income.
    • loss of business.
    • loss of reputation.
    • loss of contracts.
    • loss of data.
    • loss of goodwill.
    • loss of time.

Information About You and Your Visits to Our Site

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy.
By using our site, you consent to such processing and you agree that all data provided by you is accurate.

Linking To Our Site

You may link to any page of our site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

When linking to our site, you must ensure the following procedures are followed :


  • Unless explicitely agreed, You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part.
  • Unless agreed otherwise, all links to our site from external sources should have the "'rel='nofollow'" attribute set.
  • You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
  • Our site or any part of it should not be framed on any other site.
  • We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
  • The website from which you are linking MUST not contain any of the content listed below :
    • Adult / Pornography / Nudity / Escort Services / Indecent Activity
    • Hate / Crime / Violence
    • Counterfeit / Replica goods
    • Anti-religious / Anti-Semitic
    • Pyramid / Ponzi schemes
    • Narcotics / Drug Paraphernalia
    • Copyright Infringement / Warez / Torrent
    • Essay, Dissertation, Thesis and Coursework writing services
    • Hunting (except Fishing) / Poaching Shooting / Trapping
    • Guns / Knives / Weapons (including accessories)
    • Pharmaceutical / Pills / Supplements (including herbal, natural and medical cannabis) (except supplies to the medical industry)
    • Gambling / Betting / Casino / Paid Gaming
If you do not follow these procedures when linking, we reserve the right to request removal of links from your site, either by contacting your host directly, or placing 'disavow' requests at various search engines, citing unauthorised linking. This could harm your own SEO and SERPS reputation.

Links From Our Site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for information only.

We have absolutely no control over the contents of external sites or resources and as such, cannot accept any responsibility for them, or for any loss or damage incurred that may arise from your use of them.

Suspension and Termination

We will determine, at our sole discretion, whether there has been a breach of this acceptable use policy through your use of our site.
When a breach of this policy has occurred, we may take any such action as we deem appropriate.
This may include, but is not limited to any, or all of the following :
  • Limiting or suspending account privileges.
  • Account suspension or closure.
  • Blocking of your Internet Protocol (IP) address.
  • Blocking of your email address.
If we deem that policy breaches are in violation of applicable laws or regulations, we reserve the right, at our own volition or upon request, to pass any information we hold on that breach to the relevant authorities. This data may include personal identifiable information.

Changes to Terms of Services and Acceptable Use Policies

We reserve the right to revise this policy at any time by amending this page.
It is therefore recommended that you check this page occassionally to take note of any changes made, as they are binding on you.
Terms and Acceptable Use Policies last updated on January 23, 2019 @ 9:16 pm
Latest News :
  • December 6, 2018
    Welcome
    If you wish to contact us please use the contact form.
  • January 22, 2019
    Brexit: Brits in Lithuania
    The Lithuanian Government just made an important and positive announcement regarding the rights of British national living in Lithuania in the event of a no-deal Brexit . .  [ more ]
  • June 16, 2019
    British people living in the Klaipeda area
    Her Excellency Claire Lawrence, the British Ambassador in Vilnius, and members of the Embassy staff in are planning to visit Klaipeda on 28th June 2019,  [ more ]