The following describes the terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) on which We offer you the information (including the Intellectual Property [as defined below]), services and products on Our web site and related web pages (collectively, the “Services”).
We reserves the right to modify, amend or restate the Terms and Conditions from time to time with or without prior notice.
Your use of this web site and any Services after the posting of modifications to these Terms and Conditions will constitute your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions as modified.
Restrictions on Use
You may not use the Services for any illegal purposes or in any manner inconsistent with the Terms and Conditions. You agree to use the Services solely for your own noncommercial use and benefit, and not for resale or other transfer or disposition to, or use by or for the benefit of, any other person or entity.
Further Restrictions on Use
You may not copy, reproduce, recompile, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, distribute, publish, display, perform, modify, upload to, create derivative works from, transmit or in any way exploit any part of the service, except that you may download material from the service and/or make one print copy for your own personal, noncommercial use, provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices.
You may not use the services in any way to improve the quality of any data sold or contributed by you to any third party. Furthermore, you may not use any of our trademarks, trade names or service marks in any manner which creates the impression that such names and marks belong to or are associated with you or are used with our consent, and you acknowledge that you have no ownership rights in and to any of these names and marks.
You will not use the services or the information contained therein in unsolicited mailings or spam material. You will not use any of our trademarks, trade names or service marks in unsolicited mailings or spam material.
This web site contains material which is derived in whole or in part from materials supplied by Us and various other sources. This web site, including but not limited to its text, logos, content, photographs, flash animations, video, audio and graphics (the “Intellectual Property”), is protected by copyrights, service marks, international treaties and/or other proprietary rights and laws of the U.S. and other countries. The Intellectual Property is also protected as a collective work or compilation under U.S. copyright and other laws and treaties. All individual articles, columns and other elements making up the Services are also copyrighted works. You agree to abide by all applicable copyright and other laws, as well as any additional copyright notices or restrictions contained in the Services.
You agree, to the extent permitted by applicable law, to indemnify and hold Us, Our officers, directors, owners, agents and employees harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Services, the violation of these Terms and Conditions by you, or the infringement by you, or other user of the Services using your computer, of any Intellectual Property or other right of any person or entity. We reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.
User Submissions to the Web Site
All Submissions Are Subject to These Further Conditions
Your use of the Services and submission of material for publication on the pages of the web site are conditioned on your adherence to the following policies:
You may not restrict or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying any of the Services.
You may not post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law.
You may not post or transmit any information, software or other material which violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including material which is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or which is protected by intellectual property rights.
You may not post or transmit any information, software or other material which contains a virus or other harmful component.
You may not post, transmit or in any way exploit any information, software or other material for commercial purposes, or which contains commercial advertising.
We reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in Our sole discretion are objectionable or in violation of its Submission policies.
Policies Concerning Claims of Infringement
It is Our policy to respond expeditiously upon receiving notice of claimed intellectual property infringement. We will promptly process and investigate notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and other applicable intellectual property laws.
All notices of copyright infringement should be sent to Us.
Notices of copyright infringement should contain the following information:
A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner that is allegedly infringed.
Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed.
Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and information reasonably sufficient to permit We to locate the material.
The address, telephone number, or email address of the complaining party.
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.
Access Outside the United States
We makes no representation that the materials provided at this web site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside of the United States, its territories and possessions. If you use the Services from other locations, you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
These Terms and Conditions will be governed and be interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of New York, United States of America, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law and you hereby consent to the jurisdiction of such courts. If any part of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive Our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. If We ask a third party to provide Services through this web site, the provisions of this agreement shall apply to your use of the Services, unless otherwise noted. We shall not be liable for any delay or failure to perform resulting directly or indirectly from any causes beyond Our reasonable control.