- Acceptance of Terms
- Services provided by
- Site Access, License, and Privacy
If you are issued a password and account by Company to access any Services, you are personally responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any such password and account and for all activities that occur under such password or account. You will need to immediately notify Company of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security.
- Spam Policy
In order to maintain the integrity of the Site, you are not to use the Services to post or send (a) messages which are unrelated to a particular topic of discussion of a news group or message board facilitated by Company (b) unsolicited commercial email, (c) unsolicited bulk email, (d) mass email, (e) junk email, (f) chain letters, (g) pyramid schemes or (f) messages advertising goods or services that are addressed to a recipient with whom you do not have an existing business or personal relationship or is not sent at the request of, or with the express consent of, the recipient (collectively, “Spam”). Other types of Internet abuse which may also qualify as Spam include, but are not limited to, (i) disrupting the normal flow of dialogue, or causing the screen to “scroll” faster than other users of the Services are able to type, or otherwise acting in a manner that negatively affects another users’ ability to engage in real-time exchanges, (ii) using “bots” or otherwise harvesting other users’ information, including email addresses, and (iii) uploading, posting, emailing, or transmitting the same message, URL, or post multiple times.
In addition to any of the foregoing, electronic messages sent or caused to be sent using the Services may not contain false or misleading information in the subject line or otherwise contain false or misleading content; employ any technique to otherwise misrepresent, hide or obscure any information identifying the point of origin or the transmission path; use or contain invalid or false headers; use any other means of deceptive addressing; use a third party’s internet domain name, or be relayed from or through a third party’s computer system, without permission of such third party; or use or contain invalid, non-existent or otherwise false domain names.
- Links to Third Party Sites
You are also cautioned to carefully read the terms and conditions of any coupons, specials, sweepstakes, promotions, sales or other offers from any Linked Site. Company shall not be responsible for any inaccuracies; misrepresentations; product or service liability; offensive, infringing, libelous or illegal materials; lack of availability of other sites, information, promotions, products, or services; viruses or other computer problems resulting from use of such sites; or any liabilities resulting from the terms and conditions of other sites. Company does not guarantee any content on such sites or anything offered by third parties, including but not limited to prices, promotions, products, or services.
- Hosted and Submitted Content
At times, we may host third party articles and similar content on our Site, or articles or content written by our own employees and contractors (collected “Hosted Content”). All of such Hosted Content available on or through the Services and/or the Site is owned by us, our suppliers, and our contributors, and is protected by copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights. We give you permission to use the Hosted Content for personal, non-commercial purposes only. You may print, download, and store articles and other information included within the Hosted Content for your own convenience, but you may not distribute, republish, sell, mine, exploit, frame or scrape any of the Hosted Content, or exploit the Hosted Content for commercial gain.
At times, you may be invited to submit content to the Site, which may include but is not necessarily limited to items such as documents, music, sound, photographs, video, topical questions or responses submitted through forums or blog entries, either for publication, circulation and/or distribution (collectively, the “Submitted Content” and when used generically with Hosted Content, “Content”)). Such Submitted Content is yours and Company does not claim ownership of Submitted Content, but by submitting such Submitted Content you grant Company a nonexclusive, royalty-free, fully paid-up, worldwide license to link to, reproduce, distribute, adapt, promote, display, and sublicense the Submitted Content. We must reserve the right to remove any Submitted Content at any time without notice. Further, any publication of any Submitted Content is at our discretion.
By providing Submitted Content, you certify that you own the Submitted Content, or otherwise have the right to freely redistribute the Submitted Content without limitation, and that providing this Submitted Content will not violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including but not limited to, copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, right of publicity or other proprietary rights. Further, you certify that your submissions contain no elements and produce no results that are defamatory, obscene, in violation of any law, or otherwise contain harmful or destructive content or output, including but not limited to any viruses, worms, and Trojan horses.
When reporting an infringement, please ensure you provide all of the following information: (i) a detailed description of the Content on the Site that you, in good faith, believe is an infringement of your ownership rights; (ii) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use has not been authorized by you, the copyright owner; (iii) a statement by you declaring under penalty of perjury that (A) the foregoing information is accurate, (B) that you are the owner of the copyright interest involved or that you are authorized to act on behalf of the actual owner, and (C) your physical address, telephone number, and email address. Company will remove the infringing posting(s), subject to the procedures outlined in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
Much of the Content on the Site is provided by third-parties, including third-parties that have paid to place their Content on the Site. Company expressly disclaims any representation or warranty about the accuracy of such content.
- Disclaimer of Warranties/Limitation of Liability
While we use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the Site, we make no representations as to the accuracy, quality, timeliness, availability, or completeness of the information, documents, Content or other materials available on the Site, and you should not rely upon them. We provide the Site and any Service on an “AS IS, AS AVAILABLE” basis. You use the Site and any Service at your own risk, and Company, its employees, directors, and agents are not liable for any errors or omissions in their content or delivery, or for any form of loss or damage (including any consequential, indirect, incidental, special, or exemplary damages, even if known to us) that may result from their use. We expressly disclaim all warranties, including warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. If any of the above provisions are void under governing law, our liability shall be limited to the maximum extent permitted by law.
- Injunctive Relief
- No waiver; Severability
This Agreement does not establish any relationship of partnership, joint venture, employment, franchise or agency between you and us.