Terms and Conditions
- Ownership of Content
The content on the Site, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, images, and software, is Our property or the property of our licensors and is protected by intellectual property laws. You may not use the content for any commercial purpose without Our express written consent.
- User-Generated Content
The Site may allow you to submit, upload, publish or otherwise make available content, including but not limited to text, photographs, videos, and comments (“User-Generated Content”). You retain all rights in the User-Generated Content, but you grant Us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such User-Generated Content throughout the world in any media.
You represent and warrant that you have the right to grant the above license and that the User-Generated Content does not infringe the intellectual property rights or any other rights of any third party. You also agree to indemnify Us for any claims arising from the User-Generated Content.
- User Conduct
You agree not to use the Site to:
- Upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any User-Generated Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
- Impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
- Upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any User-Generated Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under a contractual relationship;
- Upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any User-Generated Content that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
- Interfere with or disrupt the Site or servers or networks connected to the Site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of networks connected to the Site; or
- Violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law.
THE SITE AND ALL CONTENT, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTY FOR INFORMATION, SERVICES, UNINTERRUPTED ACCESS, OR PRODUCTS PROVIDED THROUGH OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE SOFTWARE LICENSED TO YOU AND THE RESULTS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE. SPECIFICALLY, WE DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION: 1) ANY WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, USEFULNESS, OR CONTENT OF INFORMATION, AND 2) WARRANTIES OF TITLE, WARRANTY OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF RECORD, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE, OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION.
YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD PARTIES, AND THAT THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.
- Limitation of Liability
NEITHER WE, NOR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES, LICENSORS OR SERVICE PROVIDERS, WILL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFIT DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR ANY OF THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, OUR LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, BY YOU TO US FOR THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES.
- Affiliate Marketing
You agree that we may earn a commission from some of the affiliate links included in our articles. These links are meant to provide our readers with access to products or services that may be of interest to them. Our decision to include affiliate links in our articles is based on the potential value they offer to our readers, and not on the commission we may receive. However, you should be aware that these affiliate links are a form of advertising for the third-party merchants, and that we do not endorse or guarantee the products or services offered by these merchants. You should always perform your own research and due diligence before making any purchase through an affiliate link. By clicking on an affiliate link, you acknowledge that you are aware of this affiliate relationship and that you agree to our terms and conditions.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Us, our affiliates, licensors and service providers, and our and their directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of your violation of these Terms or your use of the Site, including but not limited to User-Generated Content submitted by you.
- Modification of Terms
We reserve the right to modify these Terms at any time. Your continued use of the Site following any such modification constitutes your agreement to be bound by the modified Terms.
- Governing Law
These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction in which the Site is headquartered, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.
- Dispute Resolution
Any dispute arising under or in connection with these Terms shall be resolved through binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the jurisdiction in which the Site is headquartered.
- Entire Agreement
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Us with respect to the use of the Site.
You may not assign these Terms or transfer any rights to use the Site without Our prior written consent, and any attempted unilateral assignment or transfer will be void. We may assign these Terms without your prior written consent to any subsidiary, affiliate or successor in interest or in connection with a merger, acquisition or other transfer of all or substantially all of Our assets or stock.
- No Waiver
Our failure to enforce any right or provision in these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by us in writing.
In the event that any provision of these Terms is determined to be illegal or unenforceable, such provision shall nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms, such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.
- Contact Information
If you have any questions or concerns regarding these Terms and Conditions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The provisions of sections 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 shall survive termination of these Terms.