We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to deny, restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, for any or no reason, with or without prior notice or explanation, and without liability. We expressly reserve the right to remove your profile, account and/or other information and/or deny, restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any part of the Website if we determine, in our sole discretion, that you have violated this Agreement or pose a threat to the Website and/or its Users.
Use of the Website is void where prohibited. You must be a natural person at least 18 years old or otherwise have the express consent of your parents or legal guardians, but in no event younger than 13 years old, to use the Website. By agreeing to these terms or by using the Website, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority and capacity to enter into this Agreement and to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. The Website requires each User seeking to use its services to affirmatively “opt-in” by registering and creating an account for validation. Company reserves the right to decline its services to any User for any reason and without explanation based upon its findings in validating the User’s registration.
This Agreement, and any posted revision to this Agreement, shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Website. You may terminate your account at any time, for any reason, by following the instructions on the Website. We may terminate your account at any time, for any or no reason, with or without prior notice or explanation, and without liability. Upon such termination, you must immediately discontinue use of the Website, and Company shall in no way be responsible to you for such termination. Even after your account is terminated, this Agreement will remain in effect.
3. Registration Information
To make use of the Website services, including receiving Website publications, Users must affirmatively opt-in by registering with the Website. In consideration of their use of services provided on the Website, Users agree to (a) provide accurate, current and complete information as prompted by any registration forms on the Website ("Registration Information"); (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Information, and any other information provided to us, to keep it accurate, current and complete; (c) maintain the security of their password and identification; and (d) be fully responsible for all use of their account and for any actions that take place using their account. Misrepresentation may preclude your use of the Website in the future. You consent to being contacted by Company for purposes of seeking feedback to ensure and evaluate the quality of its services.
4. Proprietary Rights in Site Content; Limited License
a. All content on the Website, including software applications, designs, text, graphics, pictures, information, and other files and their selection, coordination and arrangement (the "Site Content"), are the proprietary property of Company, its users or its licensors with all rights reserved. No Site Content may be modified, copied, distributed, framed, reproduced, republished, downloaded, scraped, displayed, posted, transmitted, or sold in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, without Company's prior written permission.
5. User Content
a. The license you grant to Company is non-exclusive (meaning you are free to license User Content to anyone else), fully-paid and royalty-free (meaning that Company is not required to pay you for the use on the Website of the User Content that you post), sublicensable (so that Company is able to use its affiliates, subcontractors and other partners such as Internet content delivery networks and wireless carriers to provide the Website’ services), perpetual and worldwide (because the Internet and the Website’ services are global in reach).
b. You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the User Content submitted by you on or through the Website or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth in this Section 5, and (ii) submission of User Content on or through the Website does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights or any other rights of any person or entity. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owing any person or entity by reason of any User Content submitted by you on or through the Website.
c. The Website performs technical functions necessary to offer the services on the Website, including but not limited to transcoding and/or reformatting content to allow its use throughout the Website.
d. Company may reject, refuse to post or delete any User Content for any or no reason, including User Content that in the sole judgment of Company violates this Agreement or which may be offensive, illegal or violate the rights of any person or entity, or harm or threaten the safety of any person or entity. Company assumes no responsibility for monitoring the Website for inappropriate User Content or conduct. If at any time Company chooses, in its sole discretion, to monitor the Website, Company nonetheless assumes no responsibility for User Content, no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate User Content, and no responsibility for the conduct of the User submitting any such User Content.
e. You are solely responsible for the User Content that you submit to the Website.
6. Prohibited Content/Activity
The following are examples of the kind of content that is illegal or prohibited to submit to the Website. We reserve the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in our sole discretion, violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending content from the Website and terminating the account of such violators. Prohibited content includes, but is not limited to, content that, in the sole discretion of Company:
a. is patently offensive and promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
b. harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
c. exploits people in a sexual or violent manner;
d. contains nudity, excessive violence, or offensive subject matter or contains a link to an adult website;
e. solicits personal information;
f. publicly posts information that poses or creates a privacy or security risk to any person;
g. constitutes or promotes information that you know is false or misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;
h. constitutes or promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacturer-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;
i. involves the transmission of "junk mail," "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing, instant messaging, "spimming," or "spamming";
j. contains restricted or password only access pages or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);
k. furthers or promotes any criminal activity or enterprise or provides instructional information about illegal activities including, but not limited to making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;
l. solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other Users;
m. involves commercial activities and/or sales without prior written consent from Company such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, or pyramid schemes;
n. violates the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademark rights, contract rights or any other rights of any person.
The following are examples of the kind of activity that is illegal or prohibited on the Website. We reserve the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in our sole discretion, violates this provision, including without limitation, reporting you to law enforcement authorities. Prohibited activity includes, but is not limited to:
i. criminal or tortious activity, including child pornography, fraud, trafficking in obscene material, drug dealing, gambling, harassment, stalking, spamming, spimming, sending of viruses or other harmful files, copyright infringement, patent infringement, or theft of trade secrets;
ii. advertising to, or solicitation of, any User, without the written consent of Company to buy or sell any products or services through the unauthorized or impermissible use of the Website;
iii. circumventing or modifying, attempting to circumvent or modify, or encouraging or assisting any other person in circumventing or modifying any security technology or software that is part of the Website;
iv. activity that involves the use of viruses, bots, worms, or any other computer code, files or programs that interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware, or otherwise permit the unauthorized use of or access to a computer or a computer network;
v. covering or obscuring the banner advertisements on any page on the Website via HTML/CSS or any other means;
vi. any automated use of the system, such as, but not limited to, using scripts to submit information or send comments or messages;
vii. interfering with, disrupting, or creating an undue burden on the Website or the networks or services connected to the Website;
viii. impersonating or attempting to impersonate another User, person or entity;
ix. using the account, username, or password of another User at any time or disclosing your password to any third party or permitting any third party to access your account;
x. selling or otherwise transferring your account;
xi. using any information obtained from the Website in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person or entity, or attempting to do the same;
xii. accepting payment or anything of value from a third person in exchange for your performing any commercial activity through the unauthorized or impermissible use of the Website on behalf of that person; or
xiii. using the Website in a manner inconsistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.
7. Copyright Policy
Company has a policy of responding to notices of alleged infringement on the Website that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), which may include removing material claimed to be the subject of infringing activity. If Company removes material to comply with the DMCA (“Removed Content”), we will attempt to contact the provider of such Removed Content to enable them to make a counter notification pursuant to sections 512(g)(2) and (3) of that DMCA. Please note that you will be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys' fees) if you materially misrepresent that a product or activity is infringing your copyrights. We will terminate the accounts of any Users and/or block access to the Website of any Users who repeatedly infringe the copyrights of others.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) - Infringement Notification
To file a notice of infringement, you must provide us with a written notice that includes each of the following items:
• Detailed identification of the copyrighted work that you believe has been infringed.
• Detailed identification of the material you claim infringes this copyrighted work.
• Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you (e-mail address is preferred).
• The statement: "I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above on the allegedly infringing web pages is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law. I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed."
• Your signature.
Send the Infringement Notification to the following address:
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
By mail: 155 East Main Street, Smithtown, NY 11787
Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) - Counter Notification
The provider of Removed Content may make a counter notification pursuant to sections 512(g)(2) and (3) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. When we receive a counter notification, we will reinstate the Removed Content. Please note that you will be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys' fees) if you materially misrepresent that a product or activity is not infringing the copyrights of others.
To file a counter notification, you must provide us with a written notice that includes each of the following items:
• Detailed identification of the material Company has removed.
• Your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of Federal District Court for the judicial district in which your address is located (or New York, New York if your address is outside of the United States), and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification under subsection (c)(1)(C) or an agent of such person.
• The statement: "I swear, under penalty of perjury, that I have a good faith belief that each search result or message identified above was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled."
• Your signature.
Send the Counter Notification to the following address:
By email: email@example.com
By mail: 155 East Main Street, Smithtown, NY 11787
8. User Disputes
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Users. We reserve the right, although we have no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Users and to take any action that we feel may be appropriate in our sole discretion, consistent with the terms of this Agreement, including termination of the account of one or more Users.
a. We are not responsible for any User Content or any other third party content submitted to the Website, whether made or caused by Users or by any of the software, equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the operation of the Website.
b. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONDUCT, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE, OF ANY USER OF THE WEBSITE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL WE BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS, LIABILITY OR DAMAGE, INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH OR PROPERY DAMAGE, RESULTING FROM OR ARISING OUT OF ANYONE'S USE OF THE WEBSITE, ANY CONTENT SUBMITTED TO THE WEBSITE OR TRANSMITTED TO USERS OR ANY INTERACTIONS BETWEEN OR AMONG USERS OF THE WEBSITE, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE.
c. We assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alteration of User communications. We are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof. We are not responsible for any injury or damage to any computer equipment belonging to any user of the Website, any User or any other person related to or resulting from use of the Website, viewing, playing or downloading any materials on or from the Website. The Website are provided "AS IS" and, except as otherwise prohibited by applicable law, we expressly disclaim any warranty of any kind, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. We cannot guarantee and do not promise any specific results from use of the Website. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from us or from or through the Website shall create any warranty not expressly stated herein.
10. Limitation on Liability
Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, our entire liability to you for any cause whatsoever, regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to the amount paid, if any, by you to us for your use of the Website during the term of this Agreement. Except in jurisdictions where such provisions are restricted, in no event will we be liable to you or any third person for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages, including lost profits arising from your use of the Website, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Those who choose to access the Website do so on their own initiative and at their own risk, and are responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations.
If there is any dispute between you and us about or involving the Website, by using the Website, you agree that the dispute exclusively shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York without regard to its conflict of law provisions. The state and federal courts located in New York County, New York shall have exclusive jurisdiction for the resolution of any such dispute.
You agree to indemnify and hold Company and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, members, managers, agents, representatives, employees and corporate or other partners harmless from any loss, liability, claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising out of or relating to: (a) your use of the Website (including the submission by you of any User Content) in violation of this Agreement, (b) any other breach of this Agreement by you, (c) any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above, or (d) your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.
13. No Agency
There is no agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchisor-franchisee relationship between you and us or between us and any other User of the Website.
15. Contact Information
Mailing Address: 155 East Main Street, Smithtown, NY 11787
Telephone: (631) 424-7755
We understand and respect your desire for privacy. To that end, we would like you to know how we use the personal information you provide to us.
We (both directly and through third parties) collect personally identifying information when you register for and use the Website. This personally identifiable information may include, without limitation, your name, zip code, and email address. We may also collect non-personally-identifiable information (such as your IP address or domain, or about your use of the Website) both directly and through third parties, including through the use of Web beacons, for purposes of administration for the Website and to compile aggregate information about usage of the Website.
We have implemented appropriate safeguards to help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security and to make proper use of the information that we collect. However, no transmission of data over the Internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. Thus, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot absolutely guarantee the security of any information you provide to us.
You must affirmatively opt-in by registering to use the Website and begin to receive communications from us. To unsubscribe from any such communications, follow the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the email.
POLICY FOR MINORS
The Website is intended only for individuals at least eighteen (18) years old or younger with the express consent of your parents or legal guardians, but in no event younger than thirteen (13) years old. If you do not satisfy this age requirement, you are not permitted to use or enter the Website.
PARENTS PLEASE READ: We do not permit those under the age of 18 (or older in some jurisdictions) to participate on or enter the Website without your express consent.
No information should be submitted to or posted on the Website by any Minor (a user under 18 years of age) without the consent of a parent or guardian. No information should be submitted to or posted on the Website by any person under 13 years of age. Unless otherwise disclosed during collection, we do not knowingly provide any personally identifying information about Minors, regardless of its source, to third parties, nor is this information knowingly used by us for any marketing or promotional purposes. Minors are not allowed to participate in contests or sweepstakes on the Website. If you do not satisfy this age requirement, you are not permitted to use or enter the Website.
POLICY FOR ADULT USERS
We collect personal information from users of the Website in order to provide users with a personalized online experience and to provide our advertisers a way to reach the right audience. We may share the personal and aggregate information we collect with our affiliates and other sites operated by and for us. On a confidential basis, we may also share personal information with our corporate affiliates or consultants, or with third parties that perform a particular service on our behalf (such as general administration purposes for the Website). We may elect to share aggregate information with third parties for advertising and promotional purposes. If all or part of Company is sold, merged or is otherwise transferred to another entity, the information you have provided on or through the Website may be transferred to such entity as part of that transaction. We may also disclose personal information in response to legal process, such as a request by law enforcement, a court order or subpoena, or to protect the integrity of the Website if we believe that a user has committed unlawful or otherwise harmful acts.
Information submitted at the time of registration or submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by us. Users of the website are provided with an option to opt-out.
YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The Website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that Company is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave the Website and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the Website.
THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING
We may use third-party advertising companies and advertising networks to serve ads to you on our behalf when you visit the Website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, telephone number or employment history) about your visits to the Website and other web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
USE OF IP ADDRESSES
An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer by your Internet service provider whenever you log on to the Web. Web servers automatically identify your computer by its IP address, so when a user requests pages from the Website, our servers log the user's IP address. The IP addresses of our users are collected only for the purposes of system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers, our corporate affiliates or consultants, or with third parties that perform a particular service on our behalf. We do not combine IP addresses with any personally identifying information, nor do we compile any session activity reports by IP address.
In cyberspace, cookies are pieces of information that a web site transfers to an individual's hard drive for record-keeping purposes.
A cookie allows us to store the personal preferences that you set during each visit to each of the Website, which in turn allows us to speed up your future activities at the Website. Letting cookies do the record keeping saves you the trouble of entering information over and over again. If you have registered and created an account on the Website, an identifying cookie will be placed on your computer. During future visits to the Website, we will only read and retrieve information that we set in a cookie during an earlier visit to the Website.
Mailing Address: 155 East Main Street, Smithtown, NY 11787
Telephone: (631) 424-7755