Term of use

Welcome to FEEL THE YARN.

1. Scope

The Internet web site “” (hereinafter the “Site”) is owned and managed by CPF, with the registered office at via Giuseppe Valentini 14, 59100,Prato,Italy(hereinafter “CPF”).

FEEL THE YARN is the first blog and social network wholly dedicated to the world of yarns.

We are dedicated to the free expression of our users in a collaborative and sharing environment. We are a community where people interesting in the world of yarns can share contents, ease job opportunities and training programs.

The Site is a community that aims to provide its Users with an online destination at which to gather and share content related to yarns and knitting. This platform allows users to be in touch with each other to attend events, develop relationships, exchange information, ideas, and suggestions about all aspects of knitting fashion.

Unless otherwise clearly specified, services covered by these Conditions are free of charge.

By registering his account on the Site, the User acquires a personal and not transferable right to use the Services provided by the site.

We hope your experience with FEEL THE YARN will be enjoyable and productive.

Terms that Govern the Use of FEEL THE YARN.

1. General Use of the Site and Agreement to these Terms.

Please read these Terms of Use (“Terms”) carefully as they govern our mutual rights and responsibilities when you use the resources and services provided by FEEL THE YARN (also referred to as “we” or “us” or “our”) through FEEL THE YARN  (also referred to as the “Site”).  These Terms apply to all activities and modalities on the Site, including but not limited to, blogs, forums and groups.

If you are a non-registered “public” user, accessing the Site signifies that you have read, understand, and agree to these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, you are not authorized to use the Site.

If the User does not accept these Conditions, he or she should refrain from accessing the Site and completing the registration process required for use of the Services.

Unless otherwise agreed to, you are subject to these Terms, and any additional terms that may apply. These additional terms, if any, will be available through the Site. All of these terms create a legal agreement between you and the Site and supersede any prior agreements between you and the Site.

2. Rights and Obligations Related to Content and Material.

The Site and its Contents are protected by international copyright laws.

a. Your Responsibilities.

If you operate a blog or website, comment on a blog, post material or links to any part of the Site, or otherwise make material available by means of the Site (any such material, “Content”), you are responsible for the Content and any harm resulting from it.

You warrant and represent that you either own or otherwise control all of the rights to Content you provide to the Site, including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Content, or that your use of the Content is a protected fair use. You warrant and represent also that the Content does not violate these Terms and that you will indemnify and hold harmless FEEL THE YARN from any claims arising from Content you provide.

You may not copy, distribute transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, participate in the transfer or sale of, create new works from, or in any way exploit, any of the Content on the Site (including software) in whole or in part in any manner unless it is consistent with, and authorized by any Creative Commons license, or other more restrictive rights applicable to the Content.

By accessing or using the Site and the Services, the User undertakes not to:

i) Use automatic devices, software, or other systems that could damage or catalogue the Site or any information contained therein or interfere with the functionalities and/or Services of the Site;

ii) Use the Site Contents or engage in activities such as framing the Site or its contents to represent as though it was owned by himself or by other  subject other than CPF and/or FEEL THE YARN and/or creating or compiling a database of the information stored therein, or performing any type of activity that competes with the Site;

iii) Enable links to any content if the Site as if it was a link connected to own Contribution – as defined below – or to any contain owned by third parties or connect any link to the Site and then connected the same to other sites;

iv) Upload, transmit, or send advertising, spam, chain letters, or other forms of unsolicited communications;

v) Upload, post, or otherwise spread Contributions – as defined below – and/or comments or illegal content that might be vulgar, obscene, libelous, pornographic, defamatory, offensive to common morality and public order, or otherwise prejudicing the rights of third parties, or inciting to hate and to spread messages of discrimination of any kind, or with religious content;

vi) Breach the rights of third parties, including the right to privacy, copyright, trade secret and any other intellectual property rights or other third party rights;

vii) Misrepresent the own identity and/or perform acts aimed at extorting money, passwords or personal information;

viii) Breach the terms of this Conditions or other applicable statutory provisions;

ix) Publish, sell, trade, or exploit the Site and/or the Contributions in any manner, except as expressly authorized by FEEL THE YARN;

x) Upload viruses, worms, computer code, files, or other items that may cause damage to the Site, software, hardware, telecommunications equipment of third parties.

b. License to FEEL THE YARN.

By posting Content on this Site, you are granting FEEL THE YARN a nonexclusive, royalty free, perpetual, and worldwide license to use the Content on the Site until you remove or delete it, including but not limited to, the right to copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, edit, translate, and reformat the Content, and/or to incorporate it into a collective work.

If you delete Content, FEEL THE YARN will use reasonable efforts to remove it from the Site, but you acknowledge that caching or references to the Content may not be made immediately unavailable.

Whenever possible, we will credit you as an author, and by posting Content on the Site you agree to give FEEL THE YARN the right to use your name for attribution purposes.

c. License to Site Users.

Unless you specify otherwise, all Content you submit to the Site is submitted under the terms and conditions of Creative Commons license.  Under the terms of this license, you permit anyone to copy, distribute, transmit and adapt your Content, royalty-free, for non-commercial purposes on the condition that they credit your authorship each time they do so.  You also permit others to distribute derivative works of your Content, but only if they do so under the same Attribution Non-Commercial ShareAlike license that governs your Content.

This license also permits RSS aggregators to copy, distribute, display, and perform any of your Content that you syndicate using RSS.  If you want to offer your Content under a different Creative Commons license, indicate on your blog, website or posting the license that applies.

You may offer your Content on a more restrictive basis by removing the Creative Commons logo and link from the blog, website or posting and labeling your Content with a full copyright notice:  your name, the word “copyright” or symbol © and the year it was first published.

3. Reporting Violations or Concerns.

If you have reason to believe that any Content or activity on this Site violates these Terms or is illegal or inappropriate, or to report any other abusive behavior in connection with the Site, please contact us by email at If you do not include an electronic signature with your claim, we may ask you to submit a signed paper copy.

4. Termination.

These Terms will continue to apply until terminated by either you or FEEL THE YARN.

FEEL THE YARN may at any time terminate its legal agreement with you and your right to access and use the Site if you have breached any provision of the Terms, FEEL THE YARN is required to do so by law, or FEEL THE YARN no longer maintains the Site and is terminating the service.

 After the registration, at any time the User may request the deactivation of its account by sending a notice by e-mail at

5. Links to third parties sites

Users may publish or share on the Site hyperlinks and references to third-party web sites or resources. These links do not constitute endorsement by CPF either in respect to such sites or resources or in relation to the contents, products, or services made available over which CPF has no control and for which it assumes no responsibility. Therefore, any products or services offered or promoted through web sites of third parties are in no way endorsed, sponsored by, or supported by CPF and the User assumes full responsibility for any use or purchase of such products or services.

When connecting to third-party sites, User agrees to leave the Site at his own risk and agrees that CPF cannot be deemed as liable in any way for the functioning of such other sites or the contents published on them.

6. Trademark Rights.

FEEL THE YARN and all related trade names and trademarks are the property of FEEL THE YARN and FEEL THE YARN retains all applicable trademark rights.  You may not use FEEL THE YARN name or logo to endorse or promote any product, opinion, cause or political candidate.  Representation of your personal opinions as institutionally endorsed by FEEL THE YARN or any of its colleges, schools or organizations, is strictly prohibited.

7. No Warranties and Disclaimer of Liability.

The posts, comments, and other Content on the Site are the views and opinions of their authors.  Content is the sole responsibility of its authors.  We cannot verify or guarantee that the information presented on the Site is accurate or complete and FEEL THE YARN shall not be liable for any harm or damages arising from Content posted on the Site.  The Site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis.  FEEL THE YARN makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the availability, operation, or administration of the Site or the information or Content on it.  To the full extent permitted by applicable law, FEEL THE YARN specifically disclaims all such warranties, whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.  FEEL THE YARN will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use or inability to use the Site.  You expressly agree that you use the Site solely at your own risk.

The site does not guarantee the accuracy or the timely updating of information or editorial contents provided by the Site, for example news, commentary, rules, competitions, contracts, training, or event details.

The site makes accessible to Users the information provided by the other Users of the Services.

Users are entitled to consult free of charge the profiles of other Users in order to communicate with other Users and build a personal directory of contacts and addresses to which to send potential requests for information.

The information contained within the profiles is provided directly by Users and is not subject to prior verification or monitoring by the site, which performs only an authenticity check on the existence of the email communicated by User at registration with the Site. Therefore, when registering on the Site, CPF cannot guarantee the accuracy and the fairness of the data published on the profiles or the authenticity, accuracy of description, or existence of any goods or services described and promoted within the Service, the responsibility for which is entirely that of the Users.

Therefore, the User undertakes to keep CPF harmless from any claim, complaint, or legal action connected with the use of the Contributions provided by them and/or by the other Users.

CPF shall not be obliged to indemnify (i) any fraudulent acts due to its employees, agents and/or Users of the Site, or (ii) any incorrect representation released fraudulently by CPF’s employees, persons in charge as appointed by CPF and/or Users of the Site or (iii) any possible disclosure of login and password and all of the information provided by the User by the Site to third parties, by User and/or its employees and/or persons in charge appointed by it.

CPF has no direct access to the communications and information exchanged between Users and cannot take action with respect to transactions which originate through the Service for example, in the context of forwarding communications to Users. Therefore, CPF may not be held liable as an agent or intermediary in relationships between Users.

The responsibility of the User’s relationships with other Users and third parties through the use of the Site and/or the Services shall be borne by the relevant Users exclusively. CPF reserves the right, but has no obligation, to intervene in any way in these disputes.

8. Severability

The invalidity of one or more provisions of these Conditions shall not cause the invalidity of the entire Conditions and/or of the other single provisions herein contained. In such event, the parties shall be obliged to act in good faith and in a constructive manner, in reasonable time in order to reach an agreement to substitute the void provisions with others as valid, which shall be able to achieve the purposes of the void provisions to the wider extent.

9.  Modification of These Terms of Use.

We reserve the right to change, at any time, at our sole discretion, these Terms.  You are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms.  Your continued use of the Site constitutes your agreement to all of these Terms.  In the event specific terms and conditions are published on Site pages in relation to the offering of certain products or services, such terms and conditions shall prevail on the Conditions to the extent they shall be in conflict or inconsistent with the provisions of the Conditions.

10. Right to Remove Content and Discontinue Service.

FEEL THE YARN has the right (though not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or remove any Content at any time that violates these Terms or any FEEL THE YARN policy, or applicable common laws.

FEEL THE YARN also reserves the right to modify, suspend or discontinue the Site, with or without notice, at any time and without any liability to Site users.

11. Law and jurisdition

These Conditions shall be interpreted and governed by Italian law. In case of conflict of interpretation between the English and the Italian version of the Conditions, the Italian text shall prevail.

For any disputes arising, for any cause or reason, regarding the interpretation and/or performance and/or validity and/or the end of this contract, the Court of Prato shall have exclusive jurisdiction.