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Terms of Use

This website is owned and operated by TOS50.com, Ltd. (“we”, “us”, “our”).  These Terms of Use (the “Terms of Use”) contain the terms and provisions applicable to your access to and use of www.tos50.com (the “Website”).  Your use of this Website is subject to these Terms of Use (and any other feature, content or application offered from time to time by the Website) and all applicable laws, rules and regulations. Please read these Terms of Use carefully and contact us with any questions.

1.  Acceptance of Terms

We welcome you to our Website.  By accessing this Website, you agree that you have read, understand and agree to be legally bound by the terms and conditions set forth below.  If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, do not access this Website.  These Terms of Use may be modified, changed or altered by us at any time without prior notice.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, we will endeavor to notify you of any changes by posting such changes on the Website. You can review the most current version of these Terms of Use at any time at http://tos50.com/terms-use. 

In agreeing to these Terms of Use, you are responsible for periodically checking for changes and/or updates to these Terms of Use.  Your continued access of the Website after such changes are made conclusively demonstrates your acceptance of such changes.

2. No Warranty 

Your use of the Website is at your sole risk. The content and information posted on the Website is provided to you “as is” without warranties or representations of any kind.  We disclaim and exclude any express or implied warranties or representations, including any warranties as to merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of the Website to the broadest extent permitted by law.  We make no warranties or representations, express or implied, as to the timeliness, accuracy, quality, completeness or existence of the content and information posted on the Website.  We make no warranties or representations, express or implied, for technical accessibility, fitness or flawlessness of the Website.  We make no warranties or representations that your use of content and information posted on this Website will not infringe rights of third parties. 

Any material or software downloaded by you from the Website is done at your own discretion and risk, and we will not be responsible in any way for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.  

3.     Content

You understand that this Website is for informational and entertainment purposes only.  In no event will anything contained in these Terms of Use or any area of the Website be construed as a representation or guarantee with respect to any of the content contained on the Website (“Content”). We do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any content. Furthermore, we do not endorse, nor are we responsible for, the accuracy and reliability of any opinion, advice or statement made on the Website by any third party.  You understand and acknowledge that no doctor/patient, attorney/client, financial advisor or other fiduciary relationship is or shall be created as a result of or in connection with your use of or interaction with the Website.

You further understand that all postings, messages, text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, or other materials (“User Content”) posted on, transmitted through, or linked from the Website, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such User Content originated. More specifically, you are entirely responsible for each individual item ("Item") of User Content that you post, email or otherwise make available via the Website. You understand that we do not control, and are not responsible for User Content made available through the Website.

You understand that by using the Website, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent, inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, that you may not rely on said Content, and that under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed or otherwise made available via the Website. You acknowledge that we do not pre-screen or approve Content, but that we shall have the right (but not the obligation) in our sole discretion to refuse, delete or move any Content that is available via the Website, for violating the letter or spirit of the Terms of Use or for any other reason.

4.     Permitted Uses

This Website is not intended for, and we have no intention of collecting personally identifiable information from, children under the age of 13.  The content and information posted on this Website are provided as information to interested persons and may be used for informational and personal purposes only.  Modification or use of the materials for any other purpose may violate our (or a third party’s) intellectual property rights.  This Website is not intended for commercial use.  Material from this Website may not be copied or distributed, or republished, or transmitted in any way, without our prior written consent.  Any unauthorized use or violation of these Terms of Use immediately and automatically terminates your right to use this Website and may subject you to legal liability.

Unless otherwise expressly authorized in these Terms of Use or on the Website, you may not take any action to interfere with the Website or any other user’s use of the Website.  You expressly agree that you will not copy, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, distribute or publicly display any content from the Website without our prior written consent.

5.     Third Party Content, Sites, Advertisers

The Website may provide you with links or other access to other websites, services, products or content of third parties.  We have no control over, nor do we endorse any, such websites, services, products or content. You acknowledge and agree that you access such third party websites, services, products or content at your own risk and are wholly responsible for making your own independent judgment regarding your use or interaction with the same.  We recommend you read the privacy and terms of use policies of each third party’s website that you access.

Your interactions with organizations and/or individuals found on or through the Website, including payment and delivery of goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such organizations and/or individuals.  You should make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any online or offline transaction with any of these third parties. 

You agree that we shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings. If there is a dispute between participants on the Website, or between users and any third party, you understand and agree that we are under no obligation to become involved. In the event that you have a dispute with one or more other users, you hereby release us, our officers, employees, agents and successors in rights from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind or nature, known or unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way related to such disputes and / or the Website. 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." 

6.     Notification of Claims of Infringement

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please notify our agent for notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement ("Agent"), at admin@tos50.com

Please provide our Agent with the following Notice:

a) Identify the material on the Website that you claim is infringing, with enough detail so that we may locate it on the website;

b) A 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;

c) A statement by you declaring under penalty of perjury that (1) the above information in your Notice is accurate, and (2) that you are the owner of the copyright interest involved or that you are authorized to act on behalf of that owner;

d) Your address, telephone number, and email address; and

e) Your physical or electronic signature.

We will remove the infringing posting(s), subject to the procedures outlined in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

7.     Conduct

You agree not to post, email, or otherwise make available Content:

a) that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, or is harmful to minors in any way;

b) that is pornographic or depicts a human being engaged in actual sexual conduct including but not limited to (i) sexual intercourse, including genital-genital, oral-genital, anal-genital, or oral-anal, whether between persons of the same or opposite sex, or (ii) bestiality, or (iii) masturbation, or (iv) sadistic or masochistic abuse, or (v) lascivious exhibition of the genitals or pubic area of any person;

c) that harasses, degrades, intimidates or is hateful toward an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;

d) that impersonates any person or entity, including, but not limited to, any of our employees, or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity;

e) that includes personal or identifying information about another person without that person's explicit consent;

f) that is false, deceptive, misleading, deceitful, misinformative, or constitutes "bait and switch";

g) that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party, or Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships;

h) that constitutes or contains  "affiliate marketing," "link referral code," "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or unsolicited commercial advertisement;

i) that constitutes or contains any form of advertising or solicitation if: posted in areas of the Website which are not designated for such purposes; or emailed to Website users who have not indicated in writing that it is ok to contact them about other services, products or commercial interests.

j) that includes links to commercial services or web sites;

k) that advertises any illegal service or the sale of any items the sale of which is prohibited or restricted by any applicable law.   

l) 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;

m) that disrupts the normal flow of dialogue with an excessive amount of Content (flooding attack) to the Website, or that otherwise negatively affects other users' ability to use the Website; or

n) that employs misleading email addresses, or forged headers or otherwise manipulated identifiers in order to disguise the origin of Content transmitted through the Website.

Additionally, you agree not to:

o) contact anyone who has asked not to be contacted, or make unsolicited contact with anyone for any commercial purpose;

p) "stalk" or otherwise harass anyone;

q) collect personal data about other users for commercial or unlawful purposes;

r) use automated means, including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools, or the like to download data from the Website - unless expressly permitted by us;

s) repeatedly post the same or similar Content or otherwise impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;

t) attempt to gain unauthorized access to our computer systems or engage in any activity that disrupts, diminishes the quality of, interferes with the performance of, or impairs the functionality of, the Website or the Website; or

u) use any form of automated device or computer program that enables the submission of postings on the Website without each posting being manually entered by the author thereof (an "automated posting device"), including without limitation, the use of any such automated posting device to submit postings in bulk, or for automatic submission of postings at regular intervals.

8.     Limitations on Website

You acknowledge that we may establish limits concerning use of the Website, including the maximum number of days that Content will be retained by the Website, the maximum number and size of postings, email messages, or other Content that may be transmitted or stored by the Website, and the frequency with which you may access the Website. You agree that we have no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any Content maintained or transmitted by the Website. You acknowledge that we reserve the right at any time to modify or discontinue the Website (or any part thereof) with or without notice, and that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Website.

9.     Access to the Website

We grant you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive license to access the Website for your own personal use.  This license does not include any collection, aggregation, copying, duplication, display or derivative use of the Website nor any use of data mining, robots, spiders, or similar data gathering and extraction tools for any purpose unless expressly permitted by us.

Use of the Website beyond the scope of authorized access granted to you by us immediately terminates said permission or license.  In order to collect, aggregate, copy, duplicate, display or make derivative use of the Website or any Content made available via the Website for other purposes (including commercial purposes) not stated herein, you must first obtain a license from us.

10.  Termination of Service

You agree that we, in our sole discretion, have the right (but not the obligation) to delete or deactivate your account, block your email or IP address, or otherwise terminate your access to or use of the Website (or any part thereof), immediately and without notice, and remove and discard any Content within the Website, for any reason, including, without limitation, if we believe that you have acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the Terms of Use.  Further, you agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Website.  Further, you agree not to attempt to use the Website after said termination. 

11.  Privacy Policy

Please see our “Privacy Policy” at http://tos50.com/privacy-policy for additional details with respect to how we maintain and respect the privacy of your personal information.  You agree to our collection, use and sharing of your information as set forth in our Privacy Policy.

12.  Limitation of Liability; Indemnification

Any liability on our part for damages or injury due to or in connection with accessing and/or making use of the Website is excluded to the broadest extent permitted by law.  Under no circumstances shall we have any liability for any incidental, indirect or consequential damages, loss of profit, anticipated savings, loss of data, business interruption, loss of goodwill, claims of third parties, delay damage or punitive damages that result from the use of, or inability to use, the materials on the Website, even if there is negligence or we (or one of our authorized representatives) have been advised of the possibility of such damages, or both.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, if we are found to be liable to you for any damage or loss which arises out of or is in any connected with your use of the Website or any content contained therein, our liability shall in no event exceed US$5.00.

You agree to protect and fully indemnify us (and/or our parent, subsidiaries and other affiliated companies) from and against any and all third-party claims, liability, damages, expenses and costs (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising from your use of the Website, or violation of these Terms of Use by you or any other user of your account (whether or not authorized).

13.  Changes to these Terms of Use

We reserve the right to make changes to these Terms of Use in any way, at any time, for any reason without prior notice.  You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore frequently visit this page to review the then current Terms of Use to which you are bound.   

14.  Reservation of Intellectual Property Rights

You do not acquire any right, title or interest in any content on the Website by virtue of accessing the Website or making use of the permitted uses allowed under these Terms of Use.  All copyrights in the Website and content contained in the Website are owned by us.  No license to use or reproduce any logo or trademark included on the Website is granted to you by these Terms of Use or otherwise.  The trademarks, logos, service marks and business names displayed on the Website are protected, whether or not they are registered.  Any unauthorized use of content or information posted on the Website and any unauthorized reproduction, retransmission or other use of any part of the Website may infringe our, or third parties’ copyrights, trademarks, privacy, publicity or other rights.   Requests for permission to reproduce any content contained in the Website may be addressed to: admin@tos50.com

15.  Violation of Terms

Please report any violations of the Terms of Use, by flagging the posting(s) for review, or by emailing to: admin@tos50.com

Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.

16.  Miscellaneous

Our rights under these Terms of Use may not be waived unless we agree to such change in writing.  These Terms of Use and your account on the Website are personal to you and may not be transferred or assigned.  These Terms of Use are governed by U.S. federal law and the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A., regardless of your location, without regard to its conflicts of law provisions; and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of and venue in the federal and state courts located in New York County, New York, U.S.A in all disputes arising out of or relating to the Website. Use of the Website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this Paragraph 18. Our performance under these Terms of Use is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in these Terms of Use is in derogation of our right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Website or information provided to or gathered by us with respect to such use.  If any part of these Terms of Use is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of these Terms of Use shall continue in effect.  These Terms of Use, together with any additional terms and conditions or policies referred to and incorporated herein (including additional terms applicable to various parts of the Website), constitutes the entire understanding between you and us regarding the Websites. A printed version of these Terms of Use and any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms of Use to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

17.  Notices and Contact Information 

We may give you notice of certain events from time to time and may be required by state or federal law to notify you of certain events. You hereby acknowledge and consent that such notices will be effective upon our posting them on the Website or (if we choose to do so in our sole discretion) delivering them to you through email if you have provided us with your accurate email address.

If you have questions or comments for us, please send them to:  admin@tos50.com

Effective Date

These Terms of Use are effective and were last updated on January 1, 2010.