Last Edited on 2021-04-02
Modification of These Terms
From time to time, we may change these Terms. When we do, the “Last Updated” line above will be revised. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to the Terms indicates your acceptance of those changes. Unless we provide you with specific notice, no changes to the Terms will apply retroactively.
The Site is not intended for use by people who are younger than age 13. Do not use the Site if you are under 13.
Personal Use of Site
The Site is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You shall not sell or commercially exploit in any manner the Site, access to the Site or any of the content that is featured or displayed on the Site (“Content”). You shall not modify, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, create derivative works from or transfer any of the Content without our express written permission. You acknowledge that any unauthorized use of any Content could cause irreparable harm to us and agree that in the event of any such unauthorized use, we will be entitled to an injunction in addition to any other remedies available at law or in equity.
We may suspend or terminate your account or your use of the Site at any time, for any reason or for no reason, including in the event that you violate these Terms, we are unable to verify or authenticate any information you provide to us or we believe that your actions may cause losses to, or legal liability for, you, other users of the Site or us.
You shall not use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Site or any website provided as part of the Site for any purpose without our express written permission. You shall not (a) take any action that imposes, or may impose, in our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure, (b) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of any of the Site or (c) bypass any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Site.
Any comment, material, information or other communication that you post, upload or submit to the Site or that is displayed on the Site at your direction (each a “Communication”) will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we will be under no obligation to maintain the confidentiality of any Communication.
You are responsible for your Communications. You shall ensure that your Communications do not infringe any copyright or trademark, do not defame or constitute trade libel with respect to any person, entity, product or service, or violate any other rights of any other of another person or entity. You shall be solely liable for any claims, damages or other liabilities resulting from your use of the Site or your uploading, posting, or submission of any Communication or the content of any of your Communications.
Any opinions, advice, statements or other information contained in Communications are those of the author and not of us. We do not endorse or guarantee the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any Communication. Please do your best to ensure that your own Communications are accurate.
By posting, uploading or otherwise submitting any Communication, you grant to us a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully paid-up worldwide, fully sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, sell, translate, create derivative works from, archive, aggregate, distribute, transmit, perform and display such Communication and your name, likeness, voice, statements and endorsements as incorporated therein, in whole or in part, in any manner and in any media, format or technology, whether now or later known or developed, including all promotion, advertising, marketing, merchandising, publicity and any other ancillary uses thereof, and including the unlimited right to sub-license such rights, in perpetuity throughout the universe, without any further notice or payment to or permission from you.
We may, but are not obligated to, monitor or review Communications. We are not in any manner responsible for the content of Communications. By providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated and/or user-submitted content on the Site, we are not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any such content, including without limitation any liability arising under the laws relating to copyrights, trademarks, defamation, privacy or obscenity or any other applicable law. However, we reserve the right to block or remove any Communication, including without limitation any Communication that in our sole discretion we determine violates the Code of Conduct.
Although we use reasonable efforts to ensure that the Content we prepare is accurate and informative, we cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the Content. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in such Content, any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of your reliance on such Content or the use of any product or service reviewed or discussed in such Content.
The Site may from time to time include Content concerning medical or health-related products or services. However, we do not provide medical advice. The reader should consult his or her medical or health professional before adopting any suggestion contained in, drawing any inference from or taking any other action in reliance on any Content that addresses medical or health issues. Please be sure to follow the manufacturer’s directions and comply with the advice of your medical or health professional when using any medical or health-related device or medication or undertaking any health-related activities or program. We are not responsible for any adverse consequences of any medical or health decision or the use of any medical or health-related product or service.
The Site contains reviews, opinions and information regarding products and services manufactured or provided by third parties. We are not responsible in any way for such products and services, and nothing contained on the Site should be construed as a guarantee of the functionality, utility, safety or reliability of any product or services reviewed or discussed on the Site. Please follow the directions provided by the manufacturer or service provider when using any product or service reviewed or discussed on the Site.
We make no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of any Content or any Communication.
ALL OF THE CONTENT, COMMUNICATIONS, INFORMATION AND FUNCTIONALITY CONTAINED IN AND/OR PROVIDED VIA THE SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS, AND WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE. WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE SITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE CONTENT OR COMMUNICATIONS IN THE SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU IF THEY ARE NOT PERMITTED UNDER THE LAWS OF THE JURISDICTION IN WHICH YOU RESIDE.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL, DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION UNDER CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, OR ANY OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR PERFORMANCE OF THE INFORMATION, SITE, PRODUCTS, FUNCTIONALITY AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE FROM THIS SITE. THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold us harmless from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation by you of these Terms and/or your use of the Site.
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Code of Conduct
You shall not, and shall not authorize or facilitate any attempt by another person or entity to:
- Post, transmit, or cause to be exhibited or displayed on or using the Site any Communication that is harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, vulgar, offensive, obscene, pornographic, lewd, lascivious or otherwise objectionable, in whole or in part, or that interferes with anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Site, as determined by us in our sole discretion;
- Post, transmit, or cause to be exhibited or displayed on or using the Site any Communication that infringes another person or entity’s copyright, trademark, right of publicity or other personal or proprietary right or violates any applicable law;
- Impersonate another person or entity;
- Solicit personally identifiable information from any person;
- Engage in disruptive activity such as posting Communications that are unrelated to a forum’s designated topic or theme; or
- Invade the privacy of any person, including posting personally identifying or otherwise private or sensitive information about a person without their consent or harvesting personally identifiable information about users of the Site.
The Site may contain links to other sites on the Internet, all of which have their own privacy and data collection practices. Links to sites are provided only for your convenience and you access such sites at your own risk. Links do not imply that we sponsor, endorse, are affiliated with or associated with, or have been legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, service mark, design, logo, symbol or other copyrighted material displayed on or accessible through such sites.