Features and Functionality Provided by Third Parties; Third-Party Terms
Certain content (“Third-Party Content”), features and functionality on the Site may be owned and operated by third parties (collectively, “Third-Party Providers”). We may, but are not obligated to, monitor or review any areas on the Site containing Third-Party Content. Your use and interaction with such Third-Party Content may be subject to separate terms and conditions of Third-Party Providers and, if applicable, you will be subject to and comply with the terms and conditions offered by such Third-Party Providers. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR OTHERWISE LIABLE FOR THIRD-PARTY CONTENT OR THE ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS AND THAT ANY CLAIMS OR OTHER CAUSES OF ACTION AVAILABLE TO YOU IN CONNECTION WITH EITHER OF THE FOREGOING WILL BE BROUGHT AGAINST THE APPLICABLE THIRD-PARTY PROVIDER(S) AND NOT AGAINST US.
Use of Content
Materials You Submit
You acknowledge that you are responsible for any material you may submit via the Site, including the legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality and copyright of any such material. You may not upload to, distribute or otherwise publish through the Site any content that (i) is confidential, proprietary, false, fraudulent, libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, infringing on intellectual property rights, abusive, illegal or otherwise objectionable; (ii) may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law; or (iii) may contain software viruses, political campaigning, chain letters, mass mailings or any form of “spam.” You may not use a false email address or other identifying information, impersonate any person or entity or otherwise mislead as to the origin of any content. You may not upload commercial content onto the Site.
If you do submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant us an unrestricted, nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute and display such material throughout the world in any media. You further agree that we are free to use, without consideration, any ideas, concepts, know-how that you or individuals acting on your behalf provide to us. You grant and are authorized to grant us the right to use, without consideration, any name or likeness you submit in connection with such material, if the company so chooses. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all the rights to the content you post; that the content is accurate and noninfringing, and does not otherwise violate the rights of any person or entity and conforms to all applicable law; that use of the content you supply does not violate any provision herein and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify us (and our affiliates and subsidiaries) for all claims resulting from any content you supply.
You may not use any “deep link,” “page-scrape,” “robot,” “spider” or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the Site or any Content, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Site or any Content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through the Site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Site, or any other systems or networks connected to the Site or to any of our servers, or to any of the services offered on or through the Site, by hacking, password “mining” or other illegitimate means.
The Site may contain links to other websites, some of which may be operated by us and others of which may be operated or controlled by third parties (“Third-Party Sites”), including links contained in advertisements, such as banner advertisements and sponsored links. These links are provided as a convenience to you and as an additional avenue of access to the information contained therein. The inclusion of links to Third-Party Sites is not, and should not be viewed, as our endorsement of the Third-Party Sites or any content therein. Different terms and conditions apply to your use of Third-Party Sites. WE have no control over the content of Third-Party SiteS, and accept no responsibility for them and hereby disclaim all liability related to them. If you decide to access any Third-Party SiteS, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such Third-Party SiteS.
Trademarks and Copyrights
We respect the intellectual property rights of others and request that you do the same. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, you are hereby informed that we have adopted and reasonably implemented a policy to respond to notices of claimed infringement and for the termination of users of the Site in appropriate circumstances involving, for example, repeat copyright infringers. If you believe your copyright or the copyright of a person or entity on whose behalf you are authorized to act has been infringed, you may notify our copyright agent:
To be effective, your notification must (i) be in writing, (ii) be provided to our copyright agent, and (iii) include substantially the following:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
- A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
We are under no obligation to post, forward, transmit, distribute or otherwise provide any material available on the Site, including material you provide to us, and so we have an absolute right to remove any material from the Site in our sole discretion at any time.
YOU HEREBY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE, THE CONTENT AND ANY OTHER SERVICES OR MATERIAL WE PROVIDE IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SITE AND RELATED SERVICES AND FEATURES ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO RESTRICT OR TERMINATE YOUR ACCESS TO THE SITE OR ANY FEATURE OR PART THEREOF AT ANY TIME FOR ANY REASON.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING ANY MATTER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: (I) MERCHANTABILITY, SUITABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE, TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT AND WARRANTIES IMPLIED FROM A COURSE OF PERFORMANCE OR COURSE OF DEALING; (II) RESULTS TO BE DERIVED FROM THE USE OF THE SITE OR ANY DATA, CONTENT, SERVICE, SOFTWARE, HARDWARE, DELIVERABLE OR OTHER MATERIALS RELATED TO THE SITE, OR THE AVAILABILITY OF ANY OF THE FOREGOING; (III) WHETHER THE CONTENT IS TRUE, COMPLETE, ACCURATE, NON-MISLEADING OR TIMELY; AND (IV) THE ABSENCE OF ANY VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE IN THE SITE OR THEIR CONTENT. FURTHER, WE DO NOT REPRESENT, COVENANT OR WARRANT THAT ACCESS TO OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE OR SECURE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IF YOU DOWNLOAD ANY MATERIALS FROM THE SITE, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIALS.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
LIMITATION ON TIME TO FILE CLAIMS
Jurisdiction and Applicable Law
You may not use or export or re-export any Content or any copy or adaptation of such Content, or any product or service offered on the Site, in violation of any applicable laws or regulations, including without limitation U.S. export laws and regulations.
Waiver and Severability
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