Effective as of: February, 2012
Date of Last Revision: May, 2015
Copyright and Limited License
Notwithstanding the foregoing, user-published content on the Sites, if any, remains the intellectual property of the individual user. By posting content on our Sites, you grant All Star a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, fully sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media, whether now known or hereafter discovered. In addition, you warrant that all so-called “moral rights” in those materials have been waived. You are responsible for, and represent and warrant to All Star that you have obtained any releases, clearances, licenses, assignments and permissions (including those relating to privacy and rights of publicity) necessary for All Star to post the content and exercise its rights under this paragraph.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) Notice
In operating the Sites, we may act as a “services provider” (as defined by DMCA) and offer services as online provider of materials and links to third party sites. As a result, third party materials that we do not own or control may be transmitted, stored, accessed or otherwise made available using the Sites. If you believe any material available via the Sites infringes a copyright, you should notify us using the notice procedure for claimed infringement under the DMCA. We will respond expeditiously to remove or disable access to the material claimed to be infringing and will follow the procedures specified in the DMCA to resolve the claim between the notifying party and the alleged infringer who provided the content. Our designated agent (i.e. proper party for notice) to whom you should address infringement notices under the DMCA is Travis Wright, Vice-President of Product, 206 436-7515, CustomerService@allstardirectories.com, 101 Stewart Street, Suite 500, Seattle, Washington 98101.
All logos and any other product or service name or slogan contained on the Sites are trademarks of All Star or its customers, clients, advertisers, suppliers or licensors, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the express prior written permission of All Star or the applicable trademark holder. In addition, the look and feel of the Sites, including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts, is the service mark, trademark and/or trade dress of All Star and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without our express prior written permission. All other trademarks, service marks, logos, and product names published on the Sites are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, service provider, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by All Star.
Third Party Content and Applications
In addition to the Site Materials, our Sites may include third party content and may provide links to websites and content of third parties (collectively the “Third Party Content”) as a service to those interested in this information, including content and views of various individuals such as employees, students, faculty, alumni, experts or members of the public. The views expressed in such Third Party Content are those of the creators thereof and are not, and should not be construed as, the views of All Star. In addition, the Sites may include certain applications, features, programs and services provided by third parties (the “Third Party Applications”). All Star does not monitor Third Party Content or Third Party Applications and makes no guarantee as to the accuracy or completeness of such Third Party Content or Third Party Applications. All Star is not responsible or liable in any manner for any Third Party Content or Third Party Applications, or for any loss, liability, harm or damages of any sort incurred as the result of your use thereof or access thereto, and makes no representations or warranties in connection with any Third Party Content or Third Party Applications, which at all times and in each instance is provided “as is.” Third Party Applications may be subject to additional terms and conditions or agreements between you and the provider(s) of the Third Party Applications, and you agree to fully comply with all such additional terms, conditions and agreements. Your use of Third Party Content and Third Party Applications is at your own risk.
Third Party Products, Services and Advertisements
All Star provides on the Sites information about and/or links to third party products and services, and may display and promote third party advertisements or promotional material on the Sites. Your personal or commercial relationship and communications with such third parties, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such relationship or communications, are solely between you and such third party. All Star is not responsible or liable for any loss, damage or injury of any sort incurred as the result of any such relationship or communications or as the result of the presence of such third party advertisers or information on the Sites.
User Content and Conduct
The Sites or the Services may include public or restricted access discussion forums, or other interactive areas or services (“Interactive Areas”), including chat rooms or message boards or other areas or services in which you or other users create, post or store messages, information, text, music or sound files, still or video images, graphics, data, code or any other digital content of any kind on the Sites (“User Content”). Interactive Areas are provided “as is” and your use of the Interactive Areas is at your own risk.
If you post User Content, you acknowledge and agree that your User Content will be accessible and viewed by others. You agree not to post, upload, transmit, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish on or through the Sites any of the following:
- User Content that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent, inaccurate, deliberately misleading or otherwise objectionable;
- User Content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law;
- User Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity;
- Any unauthorized commercial use such as, but not limited to, engaging in unsolicited promotions, political campaigning, advertising, or solicitations, hyperlinking from the Sites, or collecting user data for any purpose whatsoever;
- Private or confidential information of any third party, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers and credit card numbers;
- Viruses, bots, Trojan horses, malware, worms, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files of any kind or nature; and
- User Content that, in the sole judgment of All Star, is objectionable or that restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas or the Sites, or which may expose All Star or its users to any harm or liability of any type.
Representations; User Data; Security
In consideration of your use of any of the Sites and the Services, you represent and warrant that you are of legal age to form a binding contract. In consideration of your use of any of the Sites and Services, you agree to:
- provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any expression of interest or other forms on the Sites (“User Data”);
- maintain and be solely responsible for the security of your User Data; and
- accept all risks of unauthorized access to or use of your User Data and any other information you provide to All Star.
Submissions Relating to Site(s) or Services
You acknowledge and agree that, except for User Content submitted in an Interactive Area, any materials, including but not limited to questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, plans, notes, drawings, original or creative materials, images or other information regarding the Sites, the Services or All Star provided by you by participating in surveys or other forums hosted by or for All Star, or any third party vendors, on the Sites or related to the Sites, in whatever form, or any other submissions to All Star by or through any means, including email or any postings on the Sites, are non-confidential and shall be the sole property of All Star, and that upon submission of such materials to All Star you thereby assign without additional consideration all rights, titles and interest you may hold in such materials to All Star. All Star shall own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, in such materials and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these materials for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to or review by you.
EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED TO THE CONTRARY IN A WRITING BY ALL STAR, THE SITES, THE SITE MATERIALS, THE SERVICES, AND ALL CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON, CONTAINED IN, OR ACCCESSED THROUGH THE SITES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. ALL STAR DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AS TO THE INFORMATION, CONTENT AND SITE MATERIALS ON THE SITES. ALL STAR DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT AND SITE MATERIALS ON THE SITES OR THE SERVICES ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE. ALL STAR DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITES OR THEIR HOST SERVERS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ALL STAR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS OR OMISSIONS RELATING TO PROGRAMS, TEXT OR IMAGERY. WHILE ALL STAR ATTEMPTS TO MAKE YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THE SITES AND THE SERVICES SAFE, ALL STAR CANNOT AND DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITES OR THE SERVICES ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS OR LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE), EQUITY OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITES, THE SERVICES, THE INTERACTIVE AREAS, OR THE SITE MATERIALS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM YOUR RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM ALL STAR, OR THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES OR EMAIL, ERRORS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT RESULTING FROM ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS OR INTERNET FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO ALL STAR’S RECORDS OR SERVICES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF ALL STAR, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE OR IMPUTED), PRODUCT LIABILITY, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITES EXCEED ANY COMPENSATION YOU PAY, IF ANY, TO ALL STAR FOR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITES.
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Questions & Contact Information
Questions or comments about the Sites may be directed to All Star at CustomerService@allstardirectories.com.