Terms of Service:
2. USER CONDUCT AND USE OF SITE
(A) User agrees to use the Site for lawful, non-commercial purposes only. User shall comply with all federal, state and local laws applicable to the use of the Site and shall not post or transmit through the Site any material which violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others (including, without limitation, any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights), is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane or otherwise objectionable, encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law, or contains advertising or any solicitation.
(B) HoldTheButton.com is not in any way associated or responsible for the e-mail invitations of its Users. HoldTheButton.com has created the HoldTheButton.com Web Site Rules at http://www.HoldTheButton.com/websiterules.html to assist its Users in using its electronic service in a lawful and appropriate manner. While HoldTheButton.com does not ordinarily monitor the use of the site, it reserves the right to refuse to accept or remove any data that is, in its sole discretion, unacceptable, and to disclose data to law enforcement agencies or authorities who may investigate reports of misuse or abuse of this service. All Users use the Site at their own risk. If User receives abusive e-mails through the HoldTheButton.com service, User may e-mail QYFmisuse@yahoo.com with the e-mail information. HoldTheButton.com, in its sole discretion, can determine what action, if any, is appropriate.
(C) All legal matters are to be directly between the Site User and the invitee. By using the Site, User, whether inviting friends to HoldTheButton.com or responding to an invitation, agrees to indemnify, release and hold harmless HoldTheButton.com from all liability associated with Userís use of the Site.
(D) The Site contains copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information, including but not limited, to web site design, concept, programming, files, and data, all of which are owned by HoldTheButton.com. User shall not modify, publish, transmit, translate, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part. No copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted. User acquires no ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material.
(E) User shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on the Site any material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, and the burden of determining that any material is not protected by copyright rests with User. Without limiting the generality of subsection (C) above, User shall be solely liable for and shall indemnify and hold HoldTheButton.com harmless for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission. By submitting material to any area of the Site, User represents and warrants to HoldTheButton.com that the owner of such material has expressly granted HoldTheButton.com the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate and distribute such material (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material. User permits any other User to access, view, store or reproduce the material for that Userís personal use, and User hereby grants HoldTheButton.com the right to edit, copy, publish and distribute any material made available on the Site by User.
(F) User relinquishes any and all rights to suggestions, ideas or other content that User submits to HoldTheButton.com. The act of submitting suggestions, ideas or other content to HoldTheButton.com, does not, in itself, create an agreement of any kind between User and HoldTheButton.com. HoldTheButton.com reserves the right to freely use and modify the submitted suggestions, ideas or other content without first obtaining consent from the submitter.
3. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
(A) Use of the Site service or access to any portion of the Site is done at the sole risk of User.
(B) HoldTheButton.com shall not be held liable for the receipt of any unwanted e-mail or the content of any e-mail resulting from or associated with HoldTheButton.com. It is the sole responsibility of User to seek permission from its recipients prior to entering such recipientsí information to HoldTheButton.com. At no time will HoldTheButton.com be held responsible for any inability to prevent e-mails from being sent to any party.
(C) THE HOLDTHEBUTTON.COM SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT, OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. HOLDTHEBUTTON.COM DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY INFORMATION IS COMPLETE OR ACCURATE, THAT USE OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE OR THAT ANY INFORMATION IS FREE OF ROGUE PROGRAMMING. IN NO EVENT WILL HOLDTHEBUTTON.COM, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE ANY PORTION OF THE SITE, LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY CONTENT, SUBMITTED CONTENT, ALL CONTENT OF HOLDTHEBUTTON.COM OR ANY ERRORS, INACCURACIES, OMISSIONS OR LACK OF AUTHENTICITY OF ANY SUCH CONTENT.
(D) The above disclaimer of liability includes, without limitation, any damages or injury caused by any availability of service, error, deletion, theft, alteration, or destruction of data, computer virus, tortious behavior, negligence, or any other cause of action or inaction. User assumes the entire cost of all damage, servicing, repair, or correction resulting from the use of the Site in any manner, including but not limited to the offensive or illegal conduct of other Users or third-parties of the Site.
4. COPYRIGHTS AND COPYRIGHT AGENTS (17 U.S.C. 512(i))
HoldTheButton.com respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our Users to do the same. If a User believes that Userís work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, such User should provide HoldTheButton.comís Copyright Agent the following information:
1. an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
2. a description of the copyrighted work that User claims has been infringed;
3. a description of where the material that User claims is infringing is located on the site;
4. Userís address, telephone number, and email address;
5. a statement by User of Userís good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
6. a statement by User, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in Userís Notice is accurate and that User is the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright ownerís behalf.
HoldTheButton.com's Copyright Agent for Notice of claims of copyright infringement on its site can be reached as follows:
HoldTheButton.com Copyright Dept.
PO Box 40138
Cincinnati, OH 45246
5. ADVERTISING ON THE SITE
6. INTERNATIONAL USE
HoldTheButton.com reserves the right to modify HoldTheButton.com and the materials contained within at any time without prior notice.
7. GOVERNING LAW
Any disputes arising out of or related to the use of the Site or these Terms shall be governed by the laws of the State of Ohio, U.S.A., without regard to principles of conflicts of law. The courts located in Hamilton County, Ohio shall have the exclusive jurisdiction and venue over any dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Terms shall not affect the other provisions hereof, and these Terms shall be construed and remain in full force and effect in all respects with such invalid or unenforceable provisions limited or excluded to the minimum extent required under applicable law.
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