Effective Date: December 15, 2011.
1. User Requirements; Creation of an Account
2. Compliance with Laws/Prohibited Uses
You assume all knowledge of applicable law and are responsible for compliance with all such laws. You may not use this Site in any way that violates applicable state, federal, or international laws, regulations, or other government requirements. You shall not post or transmit through this Site any material that violates or infringes in any way on the rights of others, including, without limitation, any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right or other intellectual property, personal, contractual, proprietary or other third-party right of us or any other person or entity; material that impersonates another or is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, pornographic, lewd, filthy, excessively violent, harassing or otherwise objectionable; material that is an advertisement for goods or services or a solicitation of funds; material that includes personal information such as messages that identify phone numbers, social security numbers, account numbers, addresses, or employer references; material that contains a formula, instructions, or advice that could cause harm or injury; or material the licensed use by us would result in us having any obligation or liability to any party. You further agree not to transmit any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law or regulation. You are prohibited from using this Site to facilitate mail abuse or unsolicited email or content of any type (spam), machine- or randomly-generated content, or unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third-party sites or boost the search-engine rankings of third-party sites. We reserve the right to refuse service to you for violation of this paragraph.
3. User Warranty and Indemnification
4. Monitoring/Your Responsibility for User Content
5. Public Forums and Communication
You acknowledge that the content offered on this Site is for public and not private communications and that you make all disclosures on this Site at your own risk. You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content you post on this Site and for the consequences of submitting and posting same. You should be skeptical about information provided by others, and you acknowledge that the use of any content posted on this Site is at your own risk.
6. Not Professional Advice
The content on this Site is provided for informational and/or entertainment purposes only, and should not be construed as advice. The content is not intended to, and does not, constitute legal, professional, medical or healthcare advice or diagnosis, and may not be used for such purposes.
7. Our Intellectual Property
8. Your Intellectual Property
By adding, submitting or uploading content to this Site or any micro-page on this Site, you grant us, and our partners, agents, affiliates and service providers (collectively, “Affiliates”), the irrevocable, perpetual, unrestricted, world-wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, sublicense, create derivative works of, compile, sell, print, download, upload, digitize, distribute and publish the content as we see fit for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, including the right to display or use such material for advertising or promotional purposes, and to authorize others to do so. You agree that we and our Affiliates may identify you as the author of any of your postings by name, hometown, image or screen name as we see appropriate and use such information in connection with your submitted material for advertising or promotional purposes. You also permit any other user of our Site to access, display, compile, download, and print such content.
9. Submission of and Responses to Copyright/Intellectual Property Claims
For information on how to submit copyright or intellectual-property infringement claims or how to respond to such claims made against you, please see our Copyright/Intellectual Property Policy.
10. Security of Information
Although we may provide certain security in an effort to protect the electronic transmission of certain information that you submit to us through this Site, we do not guarantee the security of any information transmitted to or from this Site, including to or from any third-party websites linked to this Site. Submission of any financial (e.g. credit card) or other information to this Site or to any third-party websites linked to this Site is entirely at your own risk and responsibility.
12. Denial of Access
13. Modifications and Interruption to Service
We will in good faith endeavor to provide uninterrupted service to this Site, but you acknowledge and accept that we do not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to this Site, and operation of this Site may be interfered with or adversely affected by numerous factors or circumstances outside of our control.
14. Third Parties and Third-Party Sites
15. Disclaimer of Warranties
This Site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the use or the results of this Site in terms of its correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. We shall have no liability for any interruptions, errors, computer viruses or other harmful components in the use of this Site. WE DISCLAIM ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THIS SITE AND THE INFORMATION PROVIDED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT. THIS INCLUDES LOSS OF DATA OR PROFIT ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION ACCESSED THROUGH THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
16. Limitations of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL WE OR ANY OF OUR EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, SPONSORS, AFFILIATES OR SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF REVENUE, OR LOSS OF USE, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN IT, OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARISE IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, UNDER STATUTE, IN EQUITY, AT LAW, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WE OR OUR REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Some jurisdictions do not allow for the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. In those jurisdictions, our liability is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
17. Governing Jurisdiction of the Courts of Tennessee
18. Other Terms