Terms and Conditions of Use
Introduction - Use of Material - Acceptable Site Use - User Information - User Submissions - Registration and Password - theislips.com.s Liability - Disclaimer of Consequential Damages - Links to Other Sites - Limitation of Liability - Termination - Indemnity - Intellectual Property Right Violations - General
The contents of the Site, such as text, graphics, images, and other information and material ("Material"), are owned by Theislips.com and its vendors, or other users and are protected by United States and foreign intellectual property laws. We may change, suspend, or discontinue any aspect of the Site and Material at any time. You must comply with all notices and restrictions contained in any Material accessed through the Site. Unauthorized use of any Material may violate intellectual property and other laws.
Neither we nor any other supplier of Materials is or will be liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors, or omissions in any Material or for any damages arising from or in connection with your or another's use of the Materials.
We authorize you to view the information solely for your personal, non-commercial use. No other use is permitted, i.e., you may not sell or modify any Material or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use any Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose. You also may not use the Material on any other web site for any purpose.
You may not copy or adapt the HTML or other code used to generate our pages. This code is protected by copyright.
You may not, without our prior written permission, use any computer code, data mining software, "robot," "bot," "spider," "scraper" or other automatic device, or program, algorithm or methodology having similar processes or functionality, or any manual process, to monitor or copy any of the pages, data or Material on or accessed through the Site.
General Rules: You may not use the Web Site to transmit, distribute, store or destroy material: (a) in violation of any applicable law or regulation; (b) in a manner that will either infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others; or (c) that is defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive, or hateful, all as we determine in our sole discretion.
Security Rules: You may not violate or attempt to violate the security of our Web Site or use the Site to violate the security of another web site by any method, including, without limitation, by: (a) accessing data not intended for you or logging into a server or account which you are not authorized to access; (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measurers without proper authorization; (c) attempting to interfere with service to any user of the Site, host or network, including, without limitation, by submitting a virus to the Web Site, overloading, "flooding", "spamming", "mailbombing" or "crashing"; (d) sending unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services; or (e) forging any Theislips.com packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. Theislips.com may investigate violations of the Terms and may involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users of the Site who are involved in such violations.
Specific Prohibited Uses: You specifically agree not to use the Site to:
Theislips.com does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of communications posted by users or endorse any opinions expressed by users. You acknowledge that if you rely on any Material posted by another user, it will be at your own risk.
Theislips.com has no obligation to screen communications in advance and is not responsible for screening or monitoring Material posted by users. If we are notified of communications that allegedly do not conform to the Terms, we may investigate that allegation and determine in good faith and our sole discretion whether to remove or request the removal of the communication. Theislips.com has no liability or responsibility to users for performance or non-performance of such activities. We reserve the right to remove Materials (including communications) and to expel users and prevent their further access to the Web Site if we believe the Materials or the user are violating or have violated the Terms or any law or regulation.
By submitting content to the Web Site, including message boards, forums, contests, chat rooms, expert sections, personals sections, blogs, classified ads, business directory listings, events calendars, press and news releases, etc. , you grant Theislips.com and its affiliates the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license (including a waiver of any moral rights) to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, communicate to the public, perform and display the content (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, for the full term of any rights that may exist in such content. You also warrant that the holder of any rights, including moral rights in such content, has completely and effectively waived all such rights and has validly and irrevocably granted to you the right to grant the license stated above. You also permit any user of the Web Site to access, display, view, store and reproduce such content for personal use. Subject to the foregoing, the owner of any such content placed on the Site retains any and all rights that may exist in such content.<
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your information and password. You are responsible for all uses of your registration, whether or not authorized by you. You agree to immediately notify Theislips.com of any unauthorized use of your registration or password.
You may have to register or otherwise provide certain information to gain access to or use certain areas of the Web Site. It.s optional and entirely your decision to provide the information, but if you choose not to do so, you may not be able to access certain Materials or features or participate in various areas of the Site.
Materials may contain typographical errors or other inaccuracies. Theislips.com makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the Site or any Material. The use of the Site and any Material is at your own risk. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify, add, or remove portions of the Site at anytime without notice.
You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the form, content, and accuracy of any Material placed by you on the Web Site.
Theislips.com DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEB SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE SITE AND ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MECHANISMS. IF YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR THE MATERIAL RESULTS IN THE NEED TO SERVICE OR REPLACE EQUIPMENT OR DATA, Theislips.com IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE OR ANY RELATED COSTS.
Theislips.com MAKES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF ANY MATERIAL, SERVICES, TEXT, GRAPHICS, OR LINKS.
8. Disclaimer of Consequential Damages
IN NO EVENT WILL Theislips.com , ITS SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THE WEB SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL, RELIANCE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEB SITE OR ANY MATERIAL, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT Theislips.com IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
The Site contains links to third party web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by us of the contents on such third-party web sites. Theislips.com is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third-party sites. If you decide to access linked third-party sites, you do so at you own risk.
Theislips.com 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 Theislips.com , since these sites are owned and operated by independent entities We do not endorse any of the merchandise, nor have we taken any steps to confirm the accuracy or reliability of any of the information contained in such third-party sites. Theislips.com does 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. We strongly encourage you to make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any online or off-line transaction with any of these third parties.
If, despite the Terms, we are found liable to you from your use of the Web Site and the Materials, our aggregate liability to you for all such claims is limited to $100.
Theislips.com reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to immediately terminate your registration with, or ability to access, the Web Site and/or any other service provided to you by Theislips.com , upon any breach by you of the Terms.
You shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Theislips.com , its officers, directors, employees, and agents from and against any claims, demands, and damages, including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from your use of any Material or the Site and your breach of any of the Terms. We will notify you promptly of any such claim or demand and in our discretion will assist you, at your expense, in defending against any such claim or demand.
13. Intellectual Property Right Violations
We respect intellectual property rights. If you believe any content has been copied or otherwise used in a way to violate your or another person's copyright or other intellectual property right, please notify us at:
Theislips.com - c/o/ The Islips Town Corp.
P.O. Box 211
Islip Terrace NY, 11752
Theislips.com makes no claims that the Materials may be lawfully viewed or downloaded outside of the United States. Access to the Materials may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Web Site from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. The Terms are governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of New York, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Jurisdiction of any claims arising under the Terms will lie exclusively with the state courts in Suffolk County, New York, or, if applicable, the federal courts in the Eastern District of New York, and you consent to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of such courts. If any provision of the Terms is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of the provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions, which will remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any provision of the Terms will be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such provision or any other provision. Except as expressly provided in an end-user software license, or in a "Legal Notice" or other statement by Theislips.com on the Web Site, the Terms are the entire agreement between you and Theislips.com with respect to the use of Web Site and the Materials. No changes to the Terms may be made except by a revised posting on this page.