Terms of use
Terms of use and cancellation policy of redshift-live.com

Redshift-live.com, an online community of the United Soft Media Verlag GmbH (USM) is pleased to grant access to this website (site), subject to the following terms and conditions.

The information and materials contained in this site, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, downloaded materials and links, are provided "as is" and/or "as available". USM offers no warrant, either express, implied or statutory, regarding the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of this information and materials and expressly disclaims liability for errors or omissions in such information and materials.
USM frequently updates and/or improves materials on the site, including, but not limited to, links, pages, downloads and photos. No warranty of any kind, implied, express or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose and freedom from computer virus, is given in conjunction with the information and materials.

USM makes no representation, warranty or endorsement of any of the products or services that may be mentioned in this site, nor of any information provided in this site. This site contains, at various times, links and references to third-party websites. The linked sites are not in any manner whatsoever under the control of USM and USM is not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. The links provided here in this site are only for the convenience of visitors, and any inclusion of a link does not imply its endorsement by USM.


This Community is comprised of articles, materials, discussion forums, document and information sharing about astronomy and the universe. The purpose of the Community is to provide a worldwide astronomical website and a forum for interested astronomers or people interested in Astronomy.

User’s Acceptance of Terms of Use
These Terms of Use shall govern your access, visits and participation in the Community.
By registering for a Community account, by using or visiting the Community, you are subject to the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to all of the Terms of Use, you should not access, visit or participate in the Community. USM reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Community and/or these Terms of Use from time to time at its sole discretion and without notice. The Community is provided on an AS IS and AS AVAILABLE basis. USM will not be liable to you or any third-party for any claims or actions arising or resulting from your use, visit, or participation in the Community and for any modification, suspension, or termination of the Community, or termination of your access to the Community.

If you wish to have a Community account, you must provide current, accurate, and complete information about yourself during the account registration process. By joining the Community, you expressly agree to be bound by the Terms of Use as entered into by and between USM and you. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Community password and account, and assume all liabilities and responsibilities for any and all activities that occur under your account. In case of false data USM reserves the right to refuse access to the Community.

You must abide by the following rules of conduct:
a. Do not engage in any unlawful conduct in the Redshift-live Community. In particular, do not post, publish, or distribute any defamatory, obscene, infringing or other unlawful material or information in the Community.
b. Treat others in the Redshift-live Community as you would expect them to treat you.
d. Do not engage in disruptive activity in the Redshift-live Community, such as persistent off-topic contributions or comments, or statements that might incite other users to violate these guidelines or participate in illegal activities.
e. Do not contribute content that contains photos, software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, rights of privacy or publicity, or any other applicable law unless you own or have rights to these materials.
f. Do not post any instructions, software or other materials that would allow participants or third parties to harm other users' computers or to inappropriately access software or websites.
g. Do not post any computer programs that contain destructive features, such as viruses, worms or Trojan horses. Do not employ any type of bots for the use of scrolling, showing multiple screens, or other activities that might disrupt online communication.
h. Do not falsely impersonate any other person in the forum.
i. Do not use the Redshift-live Community to spam other users.
j. Do not misrepresent the source of anything you contribute.
k. Any space provided to you in the Redshift-live Community is for your own personal use, and may not be sold, licensed, exchanged or bartered for any purpose, including advertisements.
l. You are responsible and liable for all your activities while participating in the Redshift-live Community, including anything you contribute.
m. Do not rely on the Redshift-live Community for the safe and secure storage of any materials, such as photos, documents and software. The Redshift-live Community is not designed as the primary place to store any of these materials, and USM is not responsible for the alteration, deletion or loss of any stored items. Create back-ups for any materials that you contribute to the Redshift-live Community.
n. USM reserves the right to remove at any time, without notice, any contribution that violates these guidelines. USM also reserves the right at any time, without notice, to ban a user who has violated these rules of conduct from the Redshift-live Community.

There are opportunities for you as a user of the Redshift-live Community to actively participate by creating, providing, sharing and uploading information to the Redshift-live Community such as guided tours, comments, ideas or suggestions….
Contributions in the Community are subject to the Terms of Use. USM assumes no responsibility or liability over the sharing of Contributions among users.
Any Contributions provided by you to the Community may be editable and freely used by USM and other users. Ways in which your Contributions may be used include, but are not limited to, creating comments, articles, documents, FAQs, or knowledge bases.
USM does not claim ownership of any Contributions that you or other users post, upload, submit or otherwise provide to the Redshift-live Community. By providing Contributions to the Redshift-live Community, you grant to USM a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, no-charge, royalty-free, irrevocable copyright license to reproduce, prepare derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, sublicense, and distribute such Contributions and derivative works.
In order to grant USM and other users of the Community the rights, permissions and licenses contained herein, you represent and warrant that you either own or have all the necessary intellectual property rights in the Contributions uploaded or shared to the Community and that your Contributions are non-infringing on the patent, copyright or other intellectual property rights of others. Do not post, upload, submit or otherwise provide Contributions to the Community that are protected by the intellectual property rights of others, unless you own or have the necessary rights or licenses to use such Contributions.

Freedom of Choice
You control the information you provide to the Redshift-live Community yourself.
Users who decide to unsubscribe to our website may opt out of being a member by writing to service@redshift-live.com.

Cookies are tiny files that are temporarily stored on your hard disk, enabling our site to recognize your computer the next time you visit the website www.redshift-live.com. www.redshift-live.com uses Cookies exclusively to collect information concerning the use of our Website.
Cookies contain no personally identifiable data, so the protection of your privacy is ensured. Depending on your settings, your Internet browser will automatically accept Cookies. However, you may change your browser settings at any time and choose to access www.redshift-live.com without accepting Cookies.


The shop on the Website provides you the opportunity to purchase various products and plug-ins for Redshift.

You represent and warrant that you possess the legal right to use the Shop in accordance with the stated terms and usage policies. You represent and warrant that either you are at least 18 years of age or you have obtained the express consent of your parent or guardian to use the Shops in accordance with the stated terms and usage policies.

Some of the products that we make available on the Websites may be downloaded after you have completed your purchase. Certain other products will be available to you as soon as you complete your purchase. They will then be sent to you per mail.

If you download software from our Website (http://download.redshift-live.com), your use of the software is also governed by the applicable end user license agreement presented to you in the software.

Placing an Order on www.redshift-live.com:

To make a purchase, click the “buy” (or similar) link; provide your billing information; and confirm the details of what you are purchasing. You will then receive a purchase confirmation email. To cancel your order at any time prior to completion of the order, just leave the Website.


You may pay for your products and/or services by using your PayPal account. You will be bound to the PayPal terms & conditions, which are available on their website.

You may be required to create an account with PayPal, and to provide PayPal with your bank account or credit or debit card details.

Costs associated with accessing our Websites and downloading products depends on your Internet Service Provider. Please see your Internet Service Provider's terms and conditions.

You acknowledge and agree that by clicking the ‘OK’ (or similar) button when you place your order, you are placing a legally binding offer. You consent to the use of electronic communications in order to enter into contracts and place orders with us; and the electronic delivery of notices, policies and records of transactions initiated or completed by you online.

The property in the software stays with USM until you have paid the full purchase price for the software.

There are no refunds for products or services purchased on our Websites.

This Contract does not confer any rights or remedies upon any person other than the parties to this Contract.

Right of Cancellation

You have the right to cancel this contract within fourteen days without stating reasons for such cancellation.

The cancellation period is fourteen days from the day on which you or a third party designated by you who is not the carrier have or has taken possession of the goods. Insofar as within the framework of a uniform order the goods ordered are being delivered separately, the taking of possession of the last of the goods is decisive.

In order to exercise your right of cancellation, you have to inform us (HQ Media Vertrieb GmbH, Thomas-Wimmer-Ring 11, D-80539 Munich, phone +49/89/24234803, telefax +49/89/29088160, e-mail: bestellung@hqmedia.de) by way of an unequivocal declaration (e.g. a letter sent by mail, a telefax letter or an e-mail) about your decision to revoke this contract. For this purpose you may use the enclosed sample cancellation form, however, this is not compulsory.

You may also electronically fill in and transmit the sample cancellation form or another unequivocal declaration on our website www.hqmedia.de. If you use this option, we will immediately (e.g. via e-mail) send you an acknowledgement of the receipt of such a cancellation.

To observe the cancellation period it is sufficient to send the notice of exercise of the right of cancellation prior to the expiry of the cancellation period.

Consequences of the Cancellation

If you cancel this contract, we have to repay to you all payments which we received from you, including the delivery costs (with the exception of any additional costs resulting from you choosing another type of delivery than the economical standard delivery offered by us), without delay and at the latest within fourteen days from the day on which we received the notice about your cancellation of this contract. For such repayment we will use the same means of payment that you used for the original transaction, unless expressly agreed otherwise with you. In no event will any fees be charged to you due to this repayment. We may refuse repayment until the goods have been returned to us or until you have furnished us with evidence that you have returned the goods, whichever may be the earlier point of time.

You have to send back or deliver the goods without delay and in any case at the latest within fourteen days from the day on which you inform us about the cancellation of this contract to VVA Remittendenstelle, Warenannahme 500, Henkenstr. 59-65, D-33415 Verl. The time limit has been observed if you send the goods prior to the expiry of the fourteen-day time limit. You bear the direct costs of the return of the goods.

You only have to compensate for a possible loss of value of the goods if such loss of value is due to your handling the goods in a way that is not required for examining the quality, features and functionality of the goods.

End of the cancellation policy.

1. The right of cancellation does not apply for distance contracts for the delivery of audio or video recordings or software insofar as the delivered data carriers have been unsealed by the consumer.

2. The right of cancellation does not apply for goods that have been transmitted in digital form (i.e. via download). This has been pointed out to you prior to the performance of the contract.

Governing law
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Germany.

© United Soft Media Verlag GmbH, Munich.