Terms of use

Terms of Use: Welcome to this web site. These Terms of Use govern your use of all pages & categories of the website. Your affirmative act of using this web site signifies that you agree to the following terms of use, you consent to the information practices disclosed in the privacy policy and you consent to receive required notices and to transact with us electronically. If you do not agree, do not use this web site.

CHANGES TO THE TERMS

We may change these Terms of use at any time. You can review the most current version of these terms by clicking on the “Terms of Use” hypertext link located at the bottom of our web pages. You are responsible for checking these terms periodically for changes. If you continue to use this web site after we post changes to these Terms of Use, you are signifying your acceptance of the new terms.

ADDITIONAL TERMS

Certain areas of this web site, where you can upload or download files, may include usage guidelines and rules that will supplement these Terms of use. By using those services on this web site, you agree to comply with such guidelines and rules.

ELECTRONIC DELIVERY POLICY AND YOUR CONSENT

You agree that we may provide to you required notices, agreements and other information concerning this web site electronically. We will post the notices on the home page of this web site or on the relevant web page of the applicable service. If you want to withdraw your consent to receive notices electronically, you must discontinue your use of this web site.

CHANGES TO THIS WEB SITE

We may discontinue or change any service or feature on this web site at any time and without notice.

ACCESS COSTS

You must provide at your own expense the equipment and Internet connections that you will need to access and use this web site. You are solely responsible for any costs you incur to access this web site through any wireless or other communication service.

YOU’RE RESPONSIBILITIES

You may use this web site for lawful purposes only. You may not submit or transmit through this web site any material, or otherwise engage in any conduct that:

a. violates or infringes the rights of others including, without limitation, patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, publicity or other proprietary rights;

b. is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, tortuous, or contains explicit or graphic descriptions, or accounts of, sexual acts;

c. victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;

d. impersonates any person, business or entity, including AOL and its employees and agents;

e. contains viruses or any other computer code, files or programs that interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment, or otherwise permit the unauthorized use of a computer or computer network;

f. encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, or that gives rise to civil liability;

g. violates these Terms of Use, guidelines or any policy posted on this web site, or

h. Interferes with the use of this web site by others.

You may not use this web site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair our servers or networks, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of this web site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any services, user accounts, computer systems or networks, through hacking, password mining or any other means. We may take any legal and technical remedies to prevent the violation of this provision and to enforce these Terms of Use.

NO SPAM

You may not use this web site to transmit, directly or indirectly, any unsolicited bulk communications. You may not harvest information about our users for the purpose of sending, or to facilitate the sending, of unsolicited bulk communications. You may not induce or allow others to use this web site to violate the terms of this section. We may terminate your access or use of this web site immediately and take any other legal action if you, or anyone using your access to this web site, violates these provisions. We may take any technical remedies to prevent unsolicited bulk communications from entering, utilizing, or remaining within our computer or communications networks.

PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

We, our suppliers, and our users who lawfully post text, messages, information and images on this web site own the property rights to that Content. The look and feel of our color combinations and other graphical elements on this web site are our trademarks.

LICENSE TO USE THIS WEB SITE

You may use this web site and the Content offered on this web site only for personal, non-commercial purposes. You may not use the Content in a manner that exceeds the rights granted for your use of the Content.

CONTENT YOU POST TO PUBLIC AREAS

Certain areas of this web site may allow you to post Content that can be accessed and viewed by others, including the public in general. You may only post Content to public areas on this web site that you created or that you have permission to post. You may not post Content that violates these Terms of Use. We do not claim ownership of any Content that you may post. However, by submitting Content to public areas of this web site, you grant us, our parent, affiliates, and distributors the right to use, copy, display, perform, distribute, adapt and promote this Content in any medium.

NO DUTY TO MONITOR.

You agree that we are not liable for Content that is provided by others. We have no duty to pre-screen Content, but we have the right to refuse to post or to edit submitted Content. We reserve the right to remove Content for any reason, but we are not responsible for any failure or delay in removing such material.

PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

We respect the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on this web site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact us to report possible copyright infringement.

THIRD PARTY SITES; ADVERTISERS

this web site may include links to third party websites, including links provided as automated search results. Some of these sites may contain materials that are objectionable, unlawful, or inaccurate. These links do not mean that we endorse these third party sites or services. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible or liable for any Content or other materials on these third party sites. Any dealings that you have with advertisers found on this web site are between you and the advertiser and you acknowledge and agree that we are not liable for any loss or claim you may have against an advertiser.