Please read the following terms and conditions carefully.
The top level domain Taptrak.com and its web sites (individually and collectively the “Website”) are owned and operated by Taptrak LLC, a New York entity (“Taptrak”) and/or its affiliates and subsidiaries for your and others’ personal, non-commercial enjoyment, subject to these terms and conditions of use and all modifications thereto (“Terms and Conditions”), and the rules that may be published from time to time by Taptrak. By using the website, whether or not you create a membership account, you are deemed to have agreed to these terms and conditions of use. Taptrak may change the Terms and Conditions from time to time and at any time, and without actual notice to you. All such changes to these Terms and Conditions will appear on the Website. All changes will become effective on the date they are posted. By using the Website after we post any changes to the Terms and Conditions, you agree to accept those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them.
A. Taptrak hereby grants you permission to use the Website as set forth in this Terms and Conditions, provided that: (i) your use of the Website as permitted is solely for your personal use; (ii) you will not copy or distribute any part of the Website in any medium except according to Taptrak’s policies for such set forth in these Terms and Conditions without Taptrak’s prior authorization; (iii) you will not alter or modify any part of the Website other than as may be reasonably necessary to use the Website for its intended purpose; and (iv) you will otherwise comply with the Terms and Conditions.
B. The Website and all Website functionality, including User Submissions, (defined below), message boards, or other interactive or mobile services that may be available to you on or through the Website (collectively, the “Services”) are provided to you solely for your enjoyment and entertainment purposes. Some Services may require you to create a membership account. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information, and Taptrak reserves the right to terminate your subscription and refuse any and all current or future use of the Services if you provide inaccurate or incomplete information. You understand that you are solely responsible for maintaining confidentiality of any passwords you create as a part of the Services and Taptrak recommends that you choose one that is at least six (6) characters in length and a mix of numbers and letters. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. It is absolutely necessary that you immediately notify Taptrak of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. If such a breach has occurred, contact us by email at support@Taptrak.com. You may never use another’s account without permission. Although Taptrak will not be liable for harm or losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, by your conduct, you may be liable for the harm or losses of Taptrak or others due to such unauthorized use.
C. Mobile Services: If you access Taptrak through or by means of a mobile device such as a mobile phone or personal data assistant (e.g., an iPhone) there may be fees that apply to the data transferred by your service provider (e.g., your phone company or other service provider). Similarly, if you bookmark the Taptrak website, then Taptrak may create an icon on your mobile device’s desktop for your convenience.
The content on the Taptrak Website, except User Submissions (as defined below), including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like (“Content”) and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (“Marks”), are owned by or licensed to Taptrak, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under United States and foreign laws and international conventions. Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever, except as permitted by these Terms and Conditions, without the prior written consent of Taptrak or the respective owners. Taptrak reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website and the Content. You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Content other than expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of User Submissions of third parties obtained through the Website for any commercial purposes. If you download or print a copy of the Content for personal use, you must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security related features of the Taptrak Website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the Taptrak Website or the Content therein.
A. The Taptrak Website may now or in the future permit the submission of data, writings, photos, art works or other visual images submitted by you and other users (“User Submissions”) and the hosting, sharing, and/or publishing of such User Submissions. You understand that whether or not such User Submissions are published, Taptrak does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any submissions.
D. You understand that when using the Taptrak Website, you will be exposed to User Submissions from a variety of sources, and that Taptrak is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Submissions. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Submissions that may be inaccurate, or that you may find offensive or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against Taptrak with respect thereto, and agree to indemnify and hold Taptrak, its owners/operators, affiliates, and/or licensors, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the site.
E. DELETING YOUR TAPTRAK ACCOUNT DOES NOT NECESSARILY DELETE USER SUBMISSIONS THAT YOU MAY HAVE POSTED TO PLACES OTHER THAN YOUR TAPTRAK PROFILE. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO DELETE ANY USER SUBMISSIONS THAT YOU NO LONGER WISH TO BE PUBLICLY VIEWABLE OR PUBLICLY AVAILABLE. LAST UPDATED: MARCH 10, 2009
Without limitation of the foregoing, you agree to not use the Web Site or Services to:
A. Upload, post, publish, e-mail, reproduce, distribute or otherwise transmit any information, data, text, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials, including any User Submissions, that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, embarrassing, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts, invasive of another's privacy, or hateful;
B. “Stalk” another;
C. Upload, post, publish, e-mail, reproduce, distribute or otherwise transmit any Content that victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;
D. Harm minors in any way;
E. Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Taptrak official or employee, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
F. Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content or User Submissions transmitted to or through the Web Site;
G. Upload, post, publish, e-mail, reproduce, distribute or otherwise transmit any Content or User Submissions that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
H. Upload, post, publish, e-mail, reproduce, distribute or otherwise transmit any Content or User Submissions that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
I. Upload, post, publish, e-mail, reproduce, distribute or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “Spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation;
J. Upload, post, publish, e-mail, reproduce, distribute or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment or any other similarly destructive activity, or surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information;
K. Act in a manner that negatively affects other users’ ability to engage in the Website or Services;
L. Engage in any activity that is contrary to or which would adversely affect the purpose or intention of the Website or Services, including but not limited to, actually or attempting to manipulate, corrupt or otherwise affect the outcome of the Services, in whole or part, by, among other methods, subscribing another party without their authorization or registering multiple subscriptions under the same or different names;
M. Interfere with or disrupt the Website Service or servers or networks connected to the Website or Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Website or Service;
N. Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law; or
O. Harvest, collect or store information about the users of this Website or the User Submissions, so-called “phishing,” or use such information for any purpose inconsistent with the purpose of this Website or for the purpose of transmitting or facilitating transmission of unsolicited bulk electronic mail or communications.
If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any User Submission or other content infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") by providing our Copyright Agent with the following information in writing (see 17 U.S.C 512(c)(3) for further detail):
(i) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
(ii) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
(iii) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
(iv) Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail;
(v) A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
(vi) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Taptrak’s designated Copyright Agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement is: Copyright Agent, Taptrak LLC, email: info@Taptrak.com. For clarity, only DMCA notices should go to the Copyright Agent; any other feedback, comments, requests for technical support, and other communications should be directed to Taptrak, LLC through www.Taptrak.com. You acknowledge that if you fail to comply with all of the requirements of this Section 5(D), your DMCA notice may not be valid.
You agree that your use of the Taptrak website shall be at your sole risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law, TAPTRAK, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE AND YOUR USE THEREOF. TAPTRAK MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OF OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS SITE’S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES LINKED TO THIS SIDE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY for any (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content; (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever resulting from your access to and use of the Website; (iii) any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein; (iv) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the Website; (v) any bugs, viruses, Trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through the Website by any third party; and/or (vi) any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the Website. Taptrak does not warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for any product or service advertised or offered by a third party through the Website or any hyperlinked website or featured in any banner or other advertising, and Taptrak will not be a party to or in any way be responsible for monitoring any transaction between you and third-party providers of products or services. As with the purchase of a product or service through any medium or in any environment, you should use your bets judgment and exercise caution where appropriate.
IN NO EVENT SHALL TAPTRAK, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER resulting from any (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content; (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and use of our website; (iii) any unauthorized access to use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein; (iv) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the Website; (v) any bugs, viruses, Trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through the Website by any third party; and/or (vi) any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the Website, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not the company is advised of the possibility of such damages. The foregoing limitation of liability shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law in the applicable jurisdiction.
YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT TAPTRAK SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR USER SUBMISSIONS OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.
The Website is controlled and offered by Taptrak from its facilities in the United States of America. Taptrak makes no representations that the Taptrak Website is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Taptrak Website from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.
YOU AGREE TO WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY CLASS ACTION AGAINST TAPTRAK.
If any portion of this Agreement is adjudicated to be unenforceable, then the rest of the agreement shall remain in full force and effect.