ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
Although children under 13 may view the BowTie Websites, we do not permit children under 13 to register for services, like our discussion forums. We also do not permit children under 18 to purchase merchandise through the BowTie Websites. We encourage parents or guardians to supervise Internet activity of all children under 18.
BowTie owns all right, title and interest in and to the material appearing on the BowTie Websites, including, without limitation, all marks, graphics, images, layouts, presentation, page headers, button icons, typefaces, trade names, trade dress, logos, content, website design, data compilations, and text, which are protected by copyright, trademark, trade dress and other intellectual property laws. Any use of BowTie’s trademarks, trade dress or copyrighted materials without our express permission is strictly forbidden.
Your accessing and viewing of the BowTie Websites is only for your personal, non-commercial use. Aside from page caching and the downloading of a single copy of the BowTie Websites for your own personal, non-commercial use, no other uses are permitted.
USER CONDUCT FOR DISCUSSION FORUMS
The BowTie Websites offer a number of discussion forums, which include chat areas, message boards and/or e-mail functions. You must be 13 or over to participate in the discussion forums. Prior to participation, we require users to register and provide a username, password and e-mail address. Because of the public nature of the forums, we recommend that you exercise discretion in the type of information you decide to post in our discussion forums. We have no control over the privacy practices of any forum user. Likewise, we have no control over the content posted by the users of the forums and cannot ensure that the content will not be objectionable or offensive. Objections to content can be made to firstname.lastname@example.org. Although we have no obligation to monitor content, we reserve the right to delete or edit content from any of the discussion forums at any time for any reason.
By participating in the discussion forums, you agree that you will not post any content that:
1. Is vulgar, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, harassing, hateful, threatening, abusive, slanderous, defamatory or invades the privacy of any third party;
2. Is offensive on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion;
3. Violates any rights of any third party, including patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, moral rights, or other proprietary rights or any other laws;
4. Does not relate to the subject matter of the discussion forum for which you have registered;
5. Contains any viruses, worms or other components intended to provide unauthorized access to third party data or disrupt or damage the functioning of computer hardware, software or telecommunications equipment;
6. Constitutes spam, unsolicited advertising, chain letters or any form of gambling or lottery;
7. Is commercial in nature of constitutes advertising.
By posting content to any of the discussion forums, you automatically assign to BowTie all right, title and interest in an to such content and grant BowTie the right to use your name or identifying information in connection with such posted content. Although we have no obligation to monitor content, we reserve the right to delete or edit content that you may have submitted at any time for any reason.
It is solely your responsibility to keep your account information and password secure. Do not disclose your account information, including password to anyone that you have not authorized to use your account. You assume all liability from the use of the BowTie Websites from any users that use your account. You agree to notify BowTie immediately of any unauthorized account use or security breach. BowTie disclaims all liability arising from your failure to keep your account information and password secure.
THE BOWTIE WEBSITES AND RELATED SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY. WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE BOWTIE WEBSITES, THE CONTENT, INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH SUCH SITES, AND GOOD OR SERVICES PURCHASED THROUGH SUCH SITES. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, ACCURACY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULR PURPOSE TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, BOWTIE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT USE OF THE BOWTIE WEBSITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, FREE FROM ERRORS, VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOUR USE OF THE BOWTIE WEBSITES IS SOLELY AT YOUR RISK.
THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES LINKED TO OR FROM THE BOWTIE WEBSITES ARE NOT CONTROLLED BY BOWTIE. BOWTIE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CONTENT ON THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES. YOU IRREVOCABLY WAIVE ANY CLAIM AGAINST BOWTIE REGARDING SUCH THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES AND CONTENT.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
BOWTIE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE BOWTIE WEBSITES OR SERVICES AVAILABLE IN CONNECTION THEREWITH. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL OUR LIABILITY TO YOU IN CONNECTION WITH USE OF THE BOWTIE WEBSITES EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THE BOWTIE WEBSITES.
CLAIMS OF INFRINGEMENT OF COPYRIGHT MATERIAL
BowTie respects the intellectual property rights of others and we expect our users to do the same. If you believe that material posted on the BowTie Websites infringes your copyright, please provide a written notification containing all of the following to our Copyright Agent:
1. A physical or electronic signature of the owner of the allegedly infringed copyright (or such person’s authorized representative).
2. A description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at issue, a list of such works.
3. A description of the material on the BowTie Websites (including the precise websites addresses on which the allegedly infringing material appears) that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity, with information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material.
4. Contact information for the complaining party, including address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address.
5. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the allegedly infringing material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
6. 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 the copyright that is allegedly infringed.
BowTie does not guarantee that any complained-of content will be deleted or modified. BowTie’s Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement is:
P.O. Box 6040
Mission Viejo, CA 92690