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Intellectual Property. Materials on the Site, including, but not limited to: names, logos, trademarks, service marks, images, articles, columns, graphics, photographs, illustrations, artwork, audio clips, video clips, software, and other elements making up the Site (the “Online Materials”) are owned, trademarked and/or licensed by OG, or by a participating contributor (see below for special terms applying to people who write individual Oliver Guides). You agree to abide by all applicable copyright, trademark and other laws, as well as any additional copyright notices or restrictions contained on the Site. OG does not convey, through allowing access to the Site, any ownership rights in the Site or in any Online Materials. No Online Materials may be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, or otherwise used for any purpose, without the prior written permission of OG. Any infringing or unauthorized use of the Online Material and any attempt to modify any Online Material, to defeat security features, or to utilize this site or the Online Materials for other than its intended purposes is prohibited. If you would like to request special copyright permissions, please email us at thegirls(at)oliverguide.com.
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Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, sponsors, third parties, or advertisers found on or through the Site, including, but not limited to, online retail websites, social networking websites, information portals, and payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such sponsor, third party, or advertiser. You agree that OG shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such sponsors, third parties or advertisers on the Site, or as a result of links to other World Wide Web sites. All rules, policies (including privacy policies) and operating procedures of merchants or other sites will apply to you while on such sites. OG is not responsible for information provided by you to merchants or other sites.
Restrictions and Prohibitions on Use. Your license for access and use of the Site and any information, materials or documents (collectively defined as “Content and Materials”) therein are subject to the following restrictions and prohibitions on use. You may not:
a. Copy, print (except for express limited purpose permitted herein), republish, display, distribute, transmit, sell, rent, lease, loan or otherwise make available in any form or by any means all or any portion of the Site or any Content and Materials retrieved there from;
b. Use the Site or any materials obtained from the Site to develop, or as a component of, any information, storage, and retrieval system, database, information base, or similar resource (in any media now existing or hereafter developed), that is offered for commercial distribution of any kind, including through sale, license, rental, subscription, or any other mechanism without the explicit written permission from us;
c. Submit or transmit any message that is libelous or defamatory, obscene, vulgar, hateful, threatening or abusive or violates any third party’s copyrights, privacy or publicity rights, trademarks, trade secrets, or rights in other confidential information, or would constitute, or that encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate law;
d. Submit or transmit any message, data, image, or program with the intent to threaten the safety of others or to cause others to feel that they are being threatened;
e. Impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent Your affiliation with a person or entity, or forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted to other users;
f. Obtain or accumulate personal information about individual users or collect or store personal data about other users.
g. “Stalk” or otherwise harass a computer user.
h. Interfere with other Users’ use of the Site, including, without limitation, disrupting the normal flow or use of the service.
i. Post or transmit any file which contains “viruses,” “worms,” “Trojan horse” or any other contaminating or destructive features.
To the extent we, now or in the future, allow Users to post comments on the Site, we do not intend to discourage Users from taking controversial positions or expressing what may be unpopular views; however, we expect users to express their views and participate in discourse on this Site in a civil and respectful manner. We reserve the right to take such action as we deem appropriate in cases where the Site is inappropriately used to disseminate statements or materials that are reasonably construed as abusive, destructive, harmful, or threatening to the safety of others.
We reserve the right to share information you provide (including any identifying information you provide) with legal authorities if it is, in our sole opinion, necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected fraud, any situations involving threats or potential harm to the physical safety of any person or property, or if required by law (such as if required by a subpoena, court orders or other legal means).
We reserve the right to remove any information that is posted in violation of these terms and to suspend any registered user accounts for persons who violate these terms and conditions.
OLIVER GUIDES CONTENT
We call the people who write our guides “Olivers” and the guides they write, which may or may not include photos or video, “Guides.”
If you are an Oliver who has submitted a Guide (which may or may not include photos) through our website or otherwise, the terms in this section “Oliver Guides Content” apply to you.
You acknowledge, understand, and agree that neither the Site, nor its administrators, owners, affiliates, and/or partners will be responsible or liable to you or any third parties in any way for using, posting, exhibiting or reproducing your Guide on the Site.
OG will review all Guides submitted to the Site through our submission form, and will determine in our sole discretion whether to any, all, or none of such content on the Site. If we so choose, we may remove, without notice or liability to you, any photographs, videos and/or written material OG finds objectionable at our sole discretion.
By submitting a Guide to OG, you retain ownership of the contents of the Guide; however, simultaneously with such submission, you automatically grant, or warrant that the owner has expressly granted, to us an unrestricted, unconditional, unlimited, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, fully sub licensable (through multiple levels), and transferable right and license to use, copy, record, disclose, sell, re-sell, sublicense, lease, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works based upon (including, without limitation, translations), publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, publish, broadcast, reformat, translate, archive, store, and otherwise exploit the content of such Guide (in whole or in part) as OG, in its sole discretion, deems appropriate, for any purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation, (1) in connection with our business; and (2) in connection with the businesses of OG successors, parents, subsidiaries, and their related companies.
Release for Photographs, Video and/or Written Material. You confirm that all photographs, videos and/or written material comprising a Guide that you submit now or in the future on the Site are original to you, or that you have full right and authority to allow them to be used, posted, exhibited or reproduced on the Site. You confirm that, to your knowledge, none of the photographs, videos and/or written material will infringe or violate the rights of others, and you confirm that the photographs and/or written material are not vulgar, obscene, or embarrassing. If any of the photographs, videos and/or written material require permission for posting or display on the Site, you confirm that you have obtained such permission from all owners of those rights
You agree that you are solely responsible for the contents of your Guide, and that OG shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any of the content of your Guide infringing the rights of others, or being incorrect, misleading, or defamatory under the laws of any jurisdiction.
Termination. OG may discontinue or suspend the Site at any time without notice, and OG may block, terminate or suspend your access to any section of the Site at any time for any reason in its sole discretion, even if access to the Site continues to be allowed to other users. Upon such suspension or termination, You must immediately discontinue use of the Site. You acknowledge and agree that OG shall not be liable to You or any third party for any termination or suspension of Your access to the Site.
Assignability. Your right to use the Site is personal to you and you may not sub-license, transfer, sell or assign these Terms to any third party without our prior written approval. Any attempt to do so will be void. You agree that the Terms may be automatically assigned by OG, in its sole discretion, to a third party in the event of a merger or acquisition or otherwise.
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d. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. USERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING SUFFICIENT PROCEDURES AND CHECKPOINTS TO SATISFY THEIR PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCURACY OF DATA INPUT AND OUTPUT, AND FOR MAINTAINING A PROCEDURE OUTSIDE THE SITE FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF ANY LOST DATA. USE OF THE SITE AND THE INTERNET GENERALLY IS AT THE USER’S OWN RISK.
Limitation of Liability. You expressly understand and agree that OG, its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, clients, and agents shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, (even if OG has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from (i) the use or inability to use the service; (ii) unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; (iii) statements or conduct of any User or any third party on the Service; or (v) any other matter relating to the Service.
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No Class Action
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No Trial By Jury
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