AthleteVault.com Terms and Conditions
Welcome to the Internet Sites of Athlete Vault, LLC. We host web sites including AthleteVault.com and partnered Web sites (such as fansknowbest.com).
2. FORUMS AND PUBLIC COMMUNICATION
Forum means a chat area, message board, or e-mail function offered as part of the AthleteVault.com Site. If you participate in any Forum within the AthleteVault.com Site, you must not:
· defame, abuse, harass or threaten others;
· make any bigoted, hateful or racially offensive statements;
· advocate illegal activity or discuss illegal activities with the intent to commit them;
· post or distribute any material that infringes and/or violates any right of a third party or any law;
· post or distribute any vulgar, obscene, discourteous or indecent language or images;
· advertise or sell to, or solicit others;
· use the Forum for commercial purposes of any kind;
· post or distribute any software or other materials which contain a virus or other harmful component; or
· post material or make statements that do not generally pertain to the designated topic or theme of any chat room or bulletin board.
We reserve the right to remove or edit content from any Forum at any time and for any reason.
AthleteVault.com partner publishers may have their own forum guidelines that must also be followed. Please check the site in question for additional information as each site's forum guidelines may vary. AthleteVault.com partner publishers have the ability to ban any user or subscriber who violates AthleteVault.com's terms of service or the site's individual forum guidelines.
By uploading materials to any Forum or submitting any materials to us, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such materials expressly granted) us a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform and display, create derivative works from and distribute such materials or incorporate such materials into any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed anywhere. In addition, you warrant that all so-called moral rights in those materials have been waived.
When participating in a Forum, never assume that people are who the say they are, know what they say they know, or are affiliated with whom they say they are affiliated with in any chat room, message board, or other user generated content area. Information obtained in a Forum may not be reliable. We cannot be responsible for the content or accuracy of any information, and shall not be responsible for any decisions made based on such information.
Please keep in mind that whenever you give out personal information online --- for example, via message boards or chat --- that information can be collected and used by people you don’t know. While AthleteVault.com strives to protect your personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online; you make such disclosures at your own risk.
3. CONTENT LINKED TO or FROM ANY PARTNERED ATHLETEVAULT.COM SITE
Please exercise discretion while browsing the Internet using any AthleteVault.com partnered Sites. You should be aware that when you are on AthleteVault.com or a partnered Site, you could be directed to other sites that are beyond our control. There are links to other sites from AthleteVault.com pages that take you outside of our service. For example, if you click on a banner advertisement or a search result, the click may take you off the AthleteVault.com Site. This includes links from advertisers, sponsors, and content partners that may use our logo(s) as part of a co-branding agreement. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data, solicit personal information, or contain information that you may find inappropriate or offensive. In addition, advertisers on AthleteVault.com partnered Sites may send cookies to users that we do not control.
We explicitly disclaim any responsibility for the accuracy, content, or availability of information found on sites that link to or from any AthleteVault.com partnered Site. We cannot ensure that you will be satisfied with any products or services that you purchase from a third-party site that links to or from any AthleteVault.com partnered Site or third party content on our sites. We have not taken any steps to confirm the accuracy or reliability of any of the information contained in such third-party sites or content. We do not make any representations or warranties as to the security of any information (including, without limitation, credit card and other personal information) you might be requested to give any third party, and you hereby irrevocably waive any claim against us with respect to such sites and third party content. We strongly encourage you to make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any online or offline transaction with any of these third parties.
We reserve the right to disable links from third party sites to any Scout.com Site.
4. RSS FEEDS
Use of AthleteVault.com’s RSS Feeds:
We offer RSS feeds as a free service to individuals for private, non-commercial use. All other uses are prohibited, including placing advertising into, around, or targeted towards the AthleteVault.com RSS content. You must use the RSS feeds as provided by AthleteVault.com, and you may not edit or modify the text, content or links supplied by AthelteVault.com.
Link to AthleteVault.com Content Pages:
The AthleteVault.com RSS service may be used only on platforms that include a functional link such that, when clicked, takes the viewer directly to the display of the full article on the AthleteVault.com network. You may not display AthleteVault.com's RSS content in a way that prevents successful linking to, redirection to or delivery of the applicable AthleteVault.com network web page. You may not insert any intermediate or other page, or any other content, between the RSS link and the appropriate AthleteVault.com network web page.
Ownership and Attribution:
AthleteVault.com retains all ownership and other rights in the RSS content, as well as all AthleteVault logos and trademarks used in connection with AthleteVault.com's RSS content. You must provide attribution to AthleteVault.com website in connection with your use of AthleteVault.com's RSS feed. If you provide this attribution using a graphic, you must use the logo from AthleteVault.com that is incorporated into the RSS feed.
Right to Discontinue Feeds:
AthleteVault.com reserves the right to discontinue providing RSS feeds at any time and to require you to cease displaying, distributing or otherwise using any or all of the AthleteVault.com RSS feeds for any reason. AthleteVault.com expressly disclaims all liability for any of your activities in connection with the RSS feeds or for your use of the RSS feeds in connection with your website.
THE MATERIALS IN THIS ATHLETEVAULT.COM SITE ARE PROVIDED AS IS AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIALS ON ANY ATHLETEVAULT.COM SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT ANY PARTNERED ATHLETEVAULT.COM SITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE SUCH MATERIALS AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WE DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS ON ATHLETEVAULT.COM SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account and for all activities that occur under your account. You hereby indemnify, defend and hold us and our partners and our officers, directors, owners, agents, information providers, affiliates, licensors and licensees (collectively, the Indemnified Parties) harmless from and against any and all liabilities and costs (including reasonable attorneys fees) incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you of this Agreement or claims arising from your account. You shall use your best efforts to cooperate with us in the defense of any claim. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.
7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, ANY ATHLETEVAULT.COM SITE OR MATERIALS OR FUNCTIONS ON ANY SUCH SITE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING ANY ATHLETEVAULT.COM SITE.
8. RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIALS
All site-specific materials, trademarks, service marks, and trade names contained in AthleteVault.com Site are the
copyrighted property of that site, or its subsidiaries or affiliated companies and/or third party licensors. All other materials, trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to AthleteVault.com or its partners. No material from AthleteVault.com Site or any Internet site owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by us or our partners may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, except that you may download one copy of the materials for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided that (i) you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices, (ii) you make no modifications to the materials, (iii) you do not use the materials in a manner that suggests an association with any of our products, services, or brands, and (iv) you do not download quantities of materials to a database that can be used to avoid future downloads from AthleteVault.com Site. For purposes of these terms, the use of any such material on any other Web site or computer environment is prohibited.
These terms are effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate these terms at any time by discontinuing use of AthleteVault.com and destroying all materials obtained from such sites and all related documentation and all copies and installations thereof, whether made under the terms of these terms or otherwise. Your access to AthleteVault.com Site may be terminated immediately without notice from us if in our sole discretion you fail to comply with any term or provision of these terms.