THESE ARE THE GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS GOVERNING YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND OUR SERVICES. BY ACCESSING, USING OR SIGNING UP FOR THIS WEBSITE OR ANY OTHER SERVICES, YOU ARE CREATING A LEGALLY BINDING AGREEMENT BASED ON THESE TERMS WITH MEOPLE.NET, INC.. YOU MAY NOT USE THIS WEBSITE OR OUR SERVICES IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Modifications to this Agreement
Meople.Net may make changes to this Agreement from time to time at its sole discretion, by updating this posting on this Web Site, and specifying the effective date of the new version of the Agreement. Your continued use of the Web Site following the posting of a new version of the Agreement constitutes your acceptance of any such changes. Accordingly, whenever you visit this Web Site you should check to see if a new version of the Agreement has been posted.
If you have any questions or concerns with respect to this Agreement or the Web Site you may contact Meople.Net by email at [firstname.lastname@example.org].
Web Site Intended Audience
This Web Site is operated by Meople.Net from its offices in the United States. This Web Site is directed to adults in the United States. You may not use the Web Site if you are a person barred from using the Web Site under the laws of the United States or other countries, including the country in which you are resident or from which you use the Web Site. You affirm that you are over the age of 13, as the Web Site is not intended for children under 13.
Your Use of Content and Information -- Disclaimer with Respect to Content
A variety of information, messages, comments, posts, text, graphics, software, photographs, videos, data, and other materials ("Content") may be made available on the Web Site. Some of the Content is provided by Meople.Net or its suppliers, and other Content is provided by persons who use the Web Site ("Users"). While Meople.Net strives to keep the Content that it posts on the Web Site accurate, complete, and up-to-date, Meople.Net cannot guarantee, and is not responsible for the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of any Content, whether provided by Meople.Net or its suppliers, or by Users of the Web Site. Any opinions, advice, statements or other information expressed or made available by Users or third parties are those of the respective User or other third party and not of Meople.Net. Meople.Net does not endorse and is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement made on the Web Site.
Meople.Net does not have any obligation to prescreen, edit, or remove any Content provided by Users that is posted on or available through the Web Site.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, Meople.Net will have the right (but not the obligation), in its sole discretion and for any reason, to prescreen, edit, refuse to accept, remove, or move any such Content.
You may only use the Web Site to: (a) access Content on the Web Site; and (b) access, manage, and obtain information about your accounts with Third Party Service Providers in accordance with this Agreement and any terms specified by such Third Party Service Providers.
Representations Made and Rights Granted
You are responsible for all Content that you submit, post, or otherwise make available to or through the Web Site. By doing so, you represent and warrant to Meople.Net that such content is not confidential and that you have all necessary permission to submit, post and otherwise make available such Content.
Meople.Net makes no claims to ownership of Content that you submit, post or otherwise make available to or through the Web Site and you continue to retain all ownership rights in such Content and the right to use your Content as you determine. However, you do grant to Meople.Net and its affiliates a worldwide, nonexclusive, perpetual, fully sub-licensable, royalty-free right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute , publicly perform, and publicly display such Content (in whole or part) worldwide via the Web Site or otherwise, and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. You also acknowledge that the purpose of the Web Site is to facilitate access to the services of Third Party Service Provides, and as a result, in using the Web Site you grant to Meople.Net any and all other rights that you may grant to those Third Party Service Providers.
Do(s) and Don't(s) for Users
You agree not to do or attempt any of the following in connection with the Site:
a.upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
b.harm minors in any way;
c.impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
d.forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Site;
e.upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available 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);
f.upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party;
g.upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas (such as shopping) that are designated for such purpose, upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses 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;
h.use the Site to solicit users directly for commercial purposes without prior written authorization from Meople.Net;
i.disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to "scroll" faster than other users of the Site are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges;
j.interfere with or disrupt the Site or servers or networks connected to the Site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Site;
k.intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law;
l.access the Site from territories where its contents are illegal is prohibited (those who choose to access the Site from other locations do so at their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all local rules including, without limitation, rules about the internet, data, email, or privacy);
m.provide material support or resources (or to conceal or disguise the nature, location, source, or ownership of material support or resources) to any organization(s) designated by the United States government as a foreign terrorist organization pursuant to section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act;
n."stalk" or otherwise harass another;
o.use any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means to access the Site for any purpose without our express written permission or bypass our robot exclusion files or other measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Site; or
p.collect or store personal data about other users, in connection with the prohibited conduct and activities set forth in paragraphs above or otherwise.
Disclaimer of Warranties With Respect to Web Site
THE WEB SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. MEOPLE.NET EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT.
MEOPLE.NET DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY THAT THE WEB SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT ACCESS TO THE WEB SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS, IF ANY, WILL BE CORRECTED. MEOPLE.NET MAKES NO WARRANTIES AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE WEB SITE OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, QUALITY, OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEB SITE.
Ownership and Intellectual Property Rights
This Web Site is owned by Meople.Net. All right to, title to, and interest in the Content provided by Meople.Net and made available via the Web Site, the Web Site's look and feel, the designs, trademarks, service marks, and trade names displayed on the Web Site, and the Web Site URLs, are the property of Meople.Net or its licensors, and are protected by copyrights, trademarks, patents, or other proprietary rights and laws.
All trademarks, service marks, logos and designs used on this Web Site, whether registered or unregistered, are owned by Meople.Net or other third parties. You may not use or display any trademarks, service marks, logos or designs owned by Meople.Net or its affiliates without our prior written consent.