Last updated: April 8, 2020
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You agree not to use the Site in any manner that would (a) adversely affect the Site’s resources or the availability of the Site to others; (b) violate any local, state, national or international law; or (c) delete or modify any content on the Site.
You agree that any Visitor Content you provide will not be illegal, obscene, invasive of privacy, threatening, defamatory, infringe any copyright, trademark or other proprietary right or contain any virus, corrupt data, advertisement or other commercial solicitation or “spam.” You also agree not to use any false email address, impersonate any person or otherwise mislead as to the origin of any Visitor Content.
You grant Acru Media an irrevocable, worldwide, nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual and fully sub-licensable and transferable right, but not the obligation, to (a) use, distribute, display, modify and otherwise use any Visitor Content you post or submit, in any media now known or hereafter developed; and (b) use the name and any other personal information that you post or submit in connection with Visitor Content, in Acru Media’s discretion.
Acru Media has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor and modify or remove any content or materials on the Site. Acru Media is not responsible for, and assumes no liability for, any Visitor Content or any other content posted by you or any third party.
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If you believe any content on the Site infringes your copyright interest, please provide the Acru Media Copyright Agent with the following information in writing:
- A description of the copyrighted work that you believe is infringed, including an assertion that you either own such copyright interest, or are the authorized agent of the owner.
- A description of where the allegedly infringing content is located on the Site.
- Your address, telephone number and email address.
- Your statement that you have a good-faith belief that the use of the identified content is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or by law.
- Your statement, made under penalty of perjury, that all information provided by you in the notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
- An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest.
Acru Media’s Copyright Agent for notices of claims of infringement on the Site can be reached as follows:
Acru Media Copyright Agent
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The Site may include links to sites owned or operated by third parties. Links are provided as a convenience to visitors and do not constitute an endorsement of any third-party site, product or service or indicate any affiliation with the owner or operator of such sites. Acru Media is not responsible for the content of any third-party site or for the practices of its owner or operator.
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BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES, SOME OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, Acru Media’S LIABILITY IS LIMITED AND WARRANTIES ARE EXCLUDED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAWS, STATUTES AND REGULATIONS, AND Acru Media’S TOTAL LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITE SHALL NOT EXCEED $50.00.
You and Acru Media agree that all arbitration proceedings will be confidential and further agree not to make any public announcement with respect to the arbitration or any court action taken to enforce the arbitrator’s award, including the fact that the arbitration or court action is being conducted or disclose any aspect thereof, including any testimony, discovery and any documents filed in the course of such proceedings, except to the arbitrator and his/her staff, the parties’ attorneys and their staff, any experts retained by the parties, and to the court, as necessary to enforce the arbitration award, provided that at the request of a party, the parties will cooperate in seeking a protective order with respect to any such information disclosed to the court.
For more information, you may contact JAMS in writing at 1155 F Street, NW Suite 1150 Washington, DC 20004 USA, or visit their website at http://www.jamsadr.com/. Under JAMS rules, you also may have the right to take certain qualifying disputes to small claims court. Unless otherwise provided in JAMS rules or the arbitration award, you and Acru Media will equally divide all administrative fees and expenses for any arbitration, including the arbitrator’s fees and expenses, and each party will bear the cost of preparing and presenting its own case. The failure of a party to timely pay its portion of any administrative fees or expenses shall entitle the other party(ies) to a default award (if the non-paying party is the respondent) or dismissal with prejudice (if the non-paying party is the claimant).
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You agree that you will not post, email or make available any content or use this Network:
In a manner that infringes, violates or misappropriates any third party’s intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights or contractual rights;
in a manner 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;
to engage in spamming, “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes”, advertisement of illegal or controlled products or services, or other advertising or marketing activities that violate these Terms of Service, any applicable laws, regulations or generally-accepted advertising industry guidelines;
in a manner that is misleading, deceptive or fraudulent or otherwise illegal or promotes illegal activities, including engaging in phishing or otherwise obtaining financial or other personal information in a misleading manner or for fraudulent or misleading purposes;
in a manner that is libelous or defamatory, or in a way that is otherwise threatening, abusive, violent, harassing, malicious or harmful to any person or entity, or invasive of another’s privacy;
in a manner that is harmful to minors in any way;
in a manner that is hateful or discriminatory based on race, color, sex, religion, nationality, ethnic or national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or age or is otherwise objectionable;
to impersonate any other person, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity, or to obtain access to this Network without authorization;
to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this Network or prevent others from using this Network, or in a manner that disrupts the normal flow of dialogue with an excessive number of messages (flooding attack) to this Network, or that otherwise negatively affects other persons’ ability to use this Network;
to use any manual or automated means, including agents, robots, scripts, or spiders, to access or manage any user’s account or to monitor or copy this Network or the content contained therein;
to facilitate the unlawful distribution of copyrighted content;
in a manner that includes personal or identifying information about another person without that person’s explicit consent;
in a manner that employs misleading email or IP addresses, or forged headers or otherwise manipulated identifiers in order to disguise the origin of content transmitted through this Network or to users; and
in a manner that constitutes or contains any form of advertising or solicitation if emailed to users who have requested not to be contacted about other services, products or commercial interests.
Additionally, you agree not to:
“Stalk” or otherwise harass anyone;
Collect, use or disclose data, including personal information, about other users without their consent or for unlawful purposes or in violation of applicable law or regulations;
Request, solicit or otherwise obtain access to usernames, passwords or other authentication credentials from any member of this Network or to proxy authentication credentials for any member of this Network for the purposes of automating logins to this Network;
Post any content containing child pornography to this Network;
Post any content that depicts or contains rape, extreme violence, murder, bestiality, incest, or other similar content;
Post any content that constitutes pornography, contains nudity or is adult in nature.
Use automated means, including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools, or the like to download data from this Network – except for Internet search engines (e.g. Google) and non-commercial public archives (e.g. archive.org) that comply with our robots.txt file, or “well-behaved” web services/RSS/Atom clients. We reserve the right to define what we mean by “well-behaved”;
Post irrelevant content, repeatedly post the same or similar content or otherwise impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Network’s infrastructure;
Attempt to gain unauthorized access to our computer systems or engage in any activity that disrupts, diminishes the quality of, interferes with the performance of, or impairs the functionality of, this Network;
Use this Network as a generic file hosting service;
Take any action that may undermine the feedback or rating systems (such as displaying, importing or exporting feedback information off of this Network or for using it for purposes unrelated to this Network); and
Develop, invoke, or utilize any code to disrupt, diminish the quality of, interfere with the performance of, or impair the functionality of this Network.
To provide notice of alleged copyright infringement on this Network, please see the DMCA Notification Guidelines.
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