Ownership of Content
All content on the Website, including but not limited to design, text, graphics, articles, photographs, video, audio, organization, compilation, and the selection and arrangement of all of the foregoing (“Company Content”), is the proprietary property of the Company or a third party and protected by copyright. We expressly reserve all rights in the Company Content. None of the Company Content may be modified, copied, distributed, framed, reproduced, republished, displayed, posted, transmitted, or sold in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, without the Company's prior written permission. You may not republish the Company Content on any Internet, Intranet or Extranet site or incorporate the information in any other database or compilation. Any other use of the Company Content is strictly prohibited.
All trademarks, logos, trade dress and service marks on the Website are trademarks of the Company or a third party and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of the Company or the applicable third party.
License To Use Website
Content Submitted by Users
By providing information through the Website, including any comments or other submissions (“Submission”), you certify that your Submission consists of original material to which you have all the rights; that your Submission does not violate the rights of any third party, including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, privacy or any rights creating claims for idea misappropriation or the right of publicity; that your Submission does not contain any material that is abusive, vulgar, threatening, harassing, libelous, defamatory, obscene or that is known to be false; and that your Submission does not include any private or personally identifiable information regarding any third party.
You further acknowledge that your Submission becomes the exclusive property of the Company; that any Submission will not be returned or kept confidential; that the Company is not obligated to use or pay you for the Submission; that the Company may publish the Submission in perpetuity in all markets worldwide and in any and all media now know or hereafter discovered, including the Website; that the Submission may be edited for length, clarity and/or functionality; and that your Submission may be shared with legal authorities if the Company believes it is warranted or pursuant to a verified request.
You acknowledge that you are 13 years of age or older. If you are under 13, do not send any information to us or create an account.
When you register for an account on the Website, you will be asked to choose a password. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and other account information. You agree not to use the account, username, or password of another user at any time or to disclose your password to any third party. You agree to notify us any immediately if you suspect any unauthorized use of your account or access to your password. Without limiting the foregoing, you are solely responsible for any and all use of your account. Your username and password are not transferable.
The Company may immediately, without prior notice, issue a warning, temporarily suspend, indefinitely suspend, or terminate your account, at our sole discretion, for any reason, whether with or without cause or warning, and without liability. In the event of termination of this Agreement, the Company may delete and/or store, in its discretion, data associated with your use of the Website. The Company may also change, suspend, or discontinue any aspect of this Website at any time, including the availability of any feature, database, or content.
Communications on Internet; Events Beyond Our Control
Use of the Website and the products sold thereon is at your sole risk and neither the Company nor any of its affiliates, suppliers, employees or agents warrant that the Website will be uninterrupted, timely, accurate, complete or error-free or that errors, if any, will be corrected. Other than as required under applicable consumer protection law, under no circumstance will we be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this Website. It is the responsibility of the user to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content available through the Website.
While we have endeavored to create a secure and reliable Website, the Company is not responsible for the security of information transmitted via the Internet, the accuracy of the information contained on the Website, or for the consequences of any reliance on such information. You must make your own determination as to these matters. The Company and its affiliates shall not be liable for damages as a result of any delay or other failure of performance due to causes beyond its reasonable control including, without limitation, acts of God, acts of customer or any of its representatives, acts of military or civil authorities, fire or other casualty, strikes, lockouts, weather, epidemic, war, riot, terrorism, telecommunications interruptions or computer viruses. The Website may be temporarily unavailable from time to time for maintenance or other reasons.
Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. All information appearing on the Website is provided "AS IS, AS AVAILABLE" and without warranties of any kind with respect to its correctness, accuracy, reliability or otherwise. THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT OPERATION OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR FREE FROM ERRORS, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED OR THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
IN NO EVENT SHALL COMPANY OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING OR MAINTAINING THE WEBSITE OR ANY OF ITS CONTENTS, INCLUDING SUBMISSIONS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL COMPANY’S LIABILITY EXCEED THE PRICE YOU PAID FOR THE PRODUCT OR SERVICE THAT IS THE SUBJECT OF THE CLAIM.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of certain warranties or conditions, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you.
The terms of this section shall survive any termination of the Terms.
Links to Other Websites and Information about Other Products and Services
You agree to indemnify and hold Company, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their respective officers, agents, partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising from your breach of this Agreement and/or any activity under your account, including any Submission.
This Agreement shall be governed and constructed in accordance with the laws of the State of California without regard to conflicts of law provisions. Sole and exclusive jurisdiction for any action or proceeding arising out of or related to this Agreement shall be in an appropriate state or federal court located in Los Angeles, California.
Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of this Website must be commenced within one year after the claim or cause of action arises. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of this Agreement, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to affect the intent of the Agreement, and the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
THE PARTIES HEREBY IRREVOCABLY WAIVE ANY AND ALL RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY IN ANY LEGAL PROCEEDING ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED HEREBY.
The Website is targeted at and intended for visitors residing in the United States. Given the global nature of the Internet, however, the Website may be accessed by visitors residing outside of the United States. We make no representations or warranties that the Website is appropriate or available for use in countries outside of the United States. Visitors who choose to access the Website from outside of the United States do so at their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with any and all local laws and regulations that may apply to such access.
Modifications to this Agreement
The Company reserves the right to modify this Agreement at any time, and without prior notice, by posting amended terms on this Website. We encourage you to review this Agreement periodically for any updates or changes. You understand and agree that if you use the Website after the date on which this Agreement has changed, the Company will treat your use as acceptance of the updated Agreement.
The Company may assign this Agreement at any time to a subsidiary or parent company or to a successor to its business as part of a merger or sale of substantially all of its assets. You may not assign or transfer this Agreement. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions will be unaffected and remain in full force and effect.
Updated: September 2016