Terms And Conditions Of Use

Compass Media Networks, LLC owns and operates this website (hereafter, the “Site”).

By using the Site, you, the user of the Site (“you” or “user”), agree to the terms, conditions, notices and guidelines contained in this Terms and Conditions of Use Agreement (the “Agreement”) and all modifications hereto. Compass Media Networks reserves the right, at its discretion, at any time, to change or modify the terms and conditions of this Agreement applicable to you, or any part thereof and to impose new conditions. Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately. Each time you use the Site the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement shall apply to such use.

1. Intellectual Property. The Site and all of its content including, but not limited to, articles, other text, photographs, illustrations, graphics, product names, designs, logos, video material, and audio clips (collectively, “the Intellectual Property”) are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of the United States, as well as international conventions and the laws of other countries. The Intellectual Property is owned or controlled by Compass Media Networks or the party credited as the provider or owner of the Intellectual Property. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) of all content on the Site is the exclusive property of Compass Media Networks and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All software used on the Site is the property of Compass Media Networks or commercial software suppliers and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

Subject to the terms and conditions hereof, you may view, copy, download, or print material appearing on the Site (“Site Materials”) subject to the following conditions:

  • The Site Materials may only be used for your personal, non-commercial use;
  • The Site Materials may not be modified
  • All copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices contained in all such Site Materials may not be altered or deleted and the following notice must appear on each copy of Site Materials: “Copyright © 2007 Compass Media Networks. All rights reserved. Protected by the copyright laws of the United States and international treaties” must appear on each copy of Site Materials.

The copying, modification, revision, reproduction, republication, uploading, posting, transmission, or distribution for commercial or non-personal purposes of any Site Material or elements from the Site including, but not limited to, the design or layout of the Site, individual elements of the Site’s design, or the Compass Media Networks logo or other “Trademarks” as defined below, without the express written permission of Compass Media Networks, or other owners of the Intellectual Property is strictly prohibited. For purposes of this Agreement, the use of any Site Materials on any other website or networked computer environment is prohibited.

2. Trademarks. The trademarks, logos, and service marks, including but not limited to (collectively, the “Trademarks”) displayed on the Site are the trademarks of Compass Media Networks and other parties. All rights reserved. Nothing contained in the Site should be construed as granting by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Site without the written permission of Compass Media Networks or the third party that owns the Trademarks displayed on the Site. Your use of the Trademarks displayed on the Site, or any other content on the Site, except as provided in this Agreement, is strictly prohibited. Any other trademarks appearing on Compass Media Networks which are not the property of the Site are the property of the respective owners.

3. Limits on Liability. You agree that at no time during or after the term of this Agreement shall Compass Media Networks be liable for:

  • The contents of any communication, message, or other information sent by you or third parties to Compass Media Networks, or posted by you or other third parties on any part of the Site;
  • The contents of any website not controlled, owned, or operated by Compass Media Networks that is accessed from or linked to any part of the Site;
    Any damages or injury caused by, including but not limited to, any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation of transmission, computer virus, or line failure; and
  • The results of any interpersonal interactions to which you are exposed or in which you become involved through the Site or other Compass Media Networks services, and
    Any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of or relating to use of or inability to use any of the Site or related services, or download any of the software through any of the Site, even if Compass Media Networks has been advised of the possibility of such damages. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of any of the Site, any services or products, or with any of these Terms of Service, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site; and
  • Any termination or suspension of your membership subscription as provided in this Agreement, or any consequence thereof.

Compass Media Networks may include links to other Internet sites, both related and unrelated to the Site. Additionally, other sites may link to the Site with or without the permission of Compass Media Networks. Descriptions of or references to individuals, companies, products, services or publications not owned by Compass Media Networks on the Site or any linked website do not imply any endorsement of such individuals, companies, products, or publications by Compass Media Networks. Compass Media Networks shall not be liable for any damages or costs arising out of or in any way connected with your use or involvement with any of the individuals, companies, products, services, or publications accessed through the Site.

4. Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold Compass Media Networks, its employees, officers, directors, investors, agents, consultants, assignees, affiliates, partners, contractors, attorneys, accountants, advertisers, and any and all other individuals and organizations providing services on behalf of Compass Media Networks, harmless from all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including attorneys’ fees and expenses) arising out of or relating to (a) your use of any parts of the Site, Site Materials or related services or any information posted by you on the Site; (b) your use of any Submitted Materials, products or services offered by third-parties through the Site, including without limitation any damage to any software or hardware as a result of any viruses; (c) your download and/or use of any of the software available for download through any part of the Site; (d) your alleged breach of this Agreement; or (e) the suspension or termination of your Membership as provided in this Agreement.

5. Disclaimer of Warranties. The information, material, services, and products (including the products and services offered through the Site and provided by third parties) included on any part of the Site may include inaccuracies, typographical errors, and other problems.

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