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This written Agreement sets out the legally binding terms of your membership in the Service and use of Billiards-Talk.info's Web site; Your membership may be modified by Billiards-Talk.info`s management staff at any point in time without prior notice and will take effect upon posting on Billiards-Talk.info`s Web Site.
Eligibility. In order to register as a Billiards-Talk.info`s member you need to be fourteen or over. Any membership in the Service is automatically void where prohibited. As a member and in use of the Web site’s services, you represent and warrant that you have the right, capacity and authority to enter into this particular agreement and will abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
Terms. While using the Web site services and/or are a Member; this Agreement will remain in full force and effect. You are free to terminate your membership at any time you wish, for any reason by following the instructions stated on the Cancel Account page in “Account Settings”. Billiards-Talk.info reserves the right to terminate your membership at any time, for any reason. If Billiards-Talk.info terminates your membership because you have breached the Agreement, you will not be entitled to any refund of your unused subscription fees. This agreement will still remain in full effect even after your membership has been terminated.
Full Proprietary Rights in Content on Billiards-Talk.info. Except for that information which is in the public domain or for which you have been given a written permission, you do not have the right to copy, publish, modify, transmit, perform, display, distribute or sell any other proprietary information. Billiards-Talk.info owns and retains all proprietary rights in the Billiards-Talk.info Web Site and its Service. The Web Site contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of Billiards-Talk.info, and its licensors.
Content Posted on the Site.
a. You understand and agree that Billiards-Talk.info reserves the right to
review/edit delete any content, photos, messages or profiles (collectively,
"Content") that in Billiards-Talk.info sole judgment violate this Agreement
or which might be illegal, offensive, or that might violate the rights,
threaten the safety of other members, or harm them in anyway.
b. As a member posting Content to any public section of Billiards-Talk.info,
You automatically grant, and you warrant and represent that you have the right
to grant, to Billiards-Talk.info a perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive,
fully paid, worldwide license to copy, perform, use, display and distribute
such information and content and to incorporate into other works of, or
prepare derivative works of such information and content, and to grant and
authorize sublicenses of the foregoing.
c. You are solely responsible for the Content that you display or publish
(hereinafter, "post") on the Service Web Site, or transmit to other Billiards-Talk.info
d. solicits people from linking any kind of file that may cause damage to someones personal property.
Even though all of the above is strictly prohibited
on Billiards-Talk.info, there is still a small chance that you may become
exposed to such items and you further waive your personal right to any damages
(from any party) related to any such exposure.
e. You agree to use the Service in a manner consistent with any and all
applicable laws and regulations.
f. The following below is a partial list of the kind of Content that is
considered illegal or prohibited on the Billiards-Talk.info Web Site.
Billiards-Talk.info reserves the right to investigate fully and take any
appropriate legal action in its sole discretion against anyone who violates
this provision; including without limitation, removal of the offending
communication from the Service and automatically terminating the membership of
such violators. It includes Content that:
is patently offensive to the online community, such as Content that promotes
bigotry, racism, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or
promotes information that you are aware is false, promotes illegal
activities or misleading or conduct that is threatening, abusive, obscene,
libelous or defamatory;
involves the transmission of "chain letters," "junk mail", or unsolicited
mass mailing or "spamming";
advocates harassment or harasses another person;
promotes any illegal or unauthorized copy of someone else’s copyrighted
work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing
information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or
providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;
contains password only access pages or restricted pages, or hidden pages or
images (those not linked to or from other accessible page);
displays any form of pornographic or sexually explicit material of any kind;
provides material that exploits persons under the age of eighteen in a
violent or sexual manner, or solicits the personal information from anyone
provides instructional information about any illegal activities such as
buying or making illegal weapons, providing or creating any computer viruses
or violating a person’s privacy.
engages in commercial activities and/or sales without any prior written
consent from us; such as: sweepstakes, contests, sweepstakes, advertising,
barter and pyramid schemes;
solicits personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful
purposes from other users or passwords;
h. You may not transmit any form of chain letters or junk email to other
Members. You may not engage in advertising to, or solicitation of, other
Members to buy or sell any of your or others products or services through the
Billiards-Talk.info Service. Although Billiards-Talk.info cannot monitor the
conduct of its Members off the Billiards-Talk.info Web site, it is still
considered a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from the
Billiards-Talk.info Service in order to abuse, harass, or harm another
person, or in order to advertise to, contact, solicit, or sell to any of the
Billiards-Talk.info Members without their prior explicit consent. In order to
protect our Members from such solicitation or advertising, Billiards-Talk.info
reserves the right to restrict the number of emails, which any
Member may send to other Members in any twenty four hour period to a number,
which Billiards-Talk.info deems appropriate in its sole discretion.
i. No telephone members, last names, street addresses, emails, URL’s may be
included in your post on the forums.
Member Disputes. Interaction between Billiards-Talk.info members is your sole responsibility. Billiards-Talk.info reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and any other Members.
Disclaimers. Billiards-Talk.info is not responsible for any inaccurate or incorrect Content posted on the Web site or in connection with the Service; whether caused by users of the members or users of the Web site, or by any of the equipment or programming utilized or is associated in the Service. Billiards-Talk.info assumes no responsibility for any interruption, omission, error, delay in operation, deletion, defect, communications line failure, destruction, theft or unauthorized access to, or alteration of any user or Members communications. Billiards-Talk.info is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of the Billiards-Talk.info`s Web site or Member of the Service. The Web site and the Service are provided "AS-IS" and Billiards-Talk.info expressly disclaims any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Billiards-Talk.info is not responsible for any technical malfunctions or problems of any
telephone network or lines, computer online systems, computer equipment, servers or providers, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or combination thereof, including damage or injury to users and/or Billiards-Talk.info Members or to anyone’s computer related to or resulting from downloading material or participating in connection with the Web and/or in connection with the Billiards-Talk.info Service. Under no circumstances will Billiards-Talk.info`s be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from anyone's use of the Billiards-Talk.info Web site or the Service, any Content posted on the Web site or transmitted to Members, or any interactions between users of the Web site, whether online or offline. Billiards-Talk.info cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the Web site and/or the
Service. The service may not be available temporarily from time to time for maintenance purposes or other reasons. No advice or information, whether written or oral, obtained by Billiards-Talk.info`s users or through or from the service itself shall create any warranty not expressly stated herein.
Copyright Policy. You may not post, reproduce, or distribute in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information of Billiards-Talk.info without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. Without limiting the foregoing, if you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the Service in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent with the following information: an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Billiards-Talk.info Web site; your address, telephone number, and email address; a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by
the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
Limitation on Liability. Except in jurisdictions where such provisions are restricted, in no event will Billiards-Talk.info`s be liable to you or any third person for any exemplary, indirect, consequential, incidental, special or punitive damages, including also any lost profits arising from your use of the Billiards-Talk.info`s Web site or the Services, even if Billiards-Talk.info`s has been advised of the possibility of such form of damages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, Billiards-Talk.info`s liability to you for whatsoever cause, and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to the amount that is paid, if any, by you as a member to Billiards-Talk.info`s for the Service during the term of the membership.
Indemnity. You agree to hold and indemnify Billiards-Talk.info`s, affiliates, its subsidiaries, agents, officers, and other partners and employees, harmless from any loss, claim, liability, or demand, including reasonable attorney's fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Billiards-Talk.info`s Service in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of this Agreement and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above. If You are a California resident, You waive California Civil Code Section 1542, which says "A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which, if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor."
Other. This Agreement, accepted upon use of the Billiards-Talk.info`s Web site and further affirmed by becoming a registered Member of the Service, contains the entire agreement between you and Billiards-Talk.info`s regarding the use of the Web site and/or the Service. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect. Failure of Billiards-Talk.info`s to enforce or exercise any right or provision of these stated Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The section titles in these Terms of Service are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
Please contact us with questions you may have regarding this agreement.
I HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT AND AGREE TO ALL OF THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED ABOVE.