Anyone over the age of 13 may create a user account. You do not need to have a user account to make posts, contribute to wikis or vote on the site. You do need a user account to create a blog on the site and to purchase a membership.
All of the information that you supply to us in creating your user account must be accurate. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password. We may reject any user name that violates these Terms and Conditions, including any user name that uses another person's identity or that violates our content guidelines.
We may use the email you provide to us in your user account to provide you with service messages and updates. By becoming a site member you are consenting to the receipt of these communications.
You are responsible for all content that you post on or transmit through the site. You may not post content that:
We may remove any content that violates these Terms and Conditions or that we determine is otherwise not appropriate for the site.
When you post or transmit content on or through the site, you grant BermanBraun and our affiliates and partners a nonexclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, sub licensable, royalty-‐free license to use, store, display, publish, transmit, transfer, distribute, reproduce, rearrange, edit, modify, aggregate, create derivative works of and publicly perform the content that you submit to the site for any purpose, in any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed. You also grant us a license to use your name, city and state in connection with our use of any content you provide to us. You also consent to the display of advertising within or adjacent to any of your content.
BermanBraun grants its users the right to reprint, republish or reuse any content you contribute to the site for non-‐commercial purposes under the Creative Commons' Attribution-‐Noncommercial 3.0 Unported License. By posting content to the site you consent to the granting of this license.
All of the content available through the site is protected by our copyrights or trademarks and the copyrights or trademarks of our partners and/or users. You may not use, store, display, publish, transmit, distribute, modify, reproduce, create derivative works of or in any way exploit any of this content, in whole or in part, outside of the specific usage rights granted to you by BermanBraun as part of the services we provide.
You may not use the site to do any of the following:
You may not do any of the following to the site:
All of the content available through the site is subject to the copyrights and trademarks of us, our partners or users. We grant you a license to reprint, republish or reuse any content on the site for non-‐commercial purposes under the Creative Commons' Attribution-‐Noncommercial 3.0 Unported License, provided you provide attribution to the BermanBraun community.
Except as described in the previous paragraph, you may not store, display, publish, transmit, distribute, modify, reproduce, create derivative works of or in any way exploit any of the site content, in whole or in part.
The site provides access and contains links to third party Internet sites and services. Your use of those sites and services is subject to the terms and conditions of those sites. We are not responsible for the activities of any third parties site.
BermanBraun may make available charts, graphics or other items that you can embed on your own website. If you use any of these embeddable items, you must include a prominent link back to the site on the pages containing the embeddable item and you may not modify, build upon, or block any portion of the embeddable item in anyway or present it in any manner that is false or misleading.
BermanBraun respects the rights of intellectual property holders. If you believe that any content on the site violates these Terms and Conditions or your intellectual property rights, you can report such violation to us. In the case of an alleged infringement, please provide the following information:
We may request additional information before we remove allegedly infringing material. You may report a copyright violation by providing the above information to the BermanBraun agent listed below.
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We will terminate the user account of any user who repeatedly submits content that violates our intellectual property policies.
We maintain the right to do any of the following any time, with or without prior notice:
We do not make any representations about the accuracy of any content posted on the site, whether posted by us, our users, or third parties. All information and services provided on the site are offered "as-‐is" without any express or implied warranty, and you should not rely on the information presented on the site. Your use of the site is at your own risk.
You understand that by using the site, you may be exposed to content that you find offensive or objectionable.
We disclaim any responsibility for inaccuracies on the site. We are not responsible for any loss, harm, error or omission that may result from the use of the site or the services we provide or for any service failure or interruption, regardless of the cause.
These Terms shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, and the parties irrevocably consent to bring any action to enforce these Terms and Conditions before an arbitration panel or before a court of competent jurisdiction in Los Angeles, California if seeking interim or preliminary relief or enforcement of an arbitration award.
By utilizing the site you agree to indemnify, defend and hold BermanBraun and its officers, directors, employees, agents, and affiliates harmless from and against any and all liability, losses, costs, and expenses (including attorneys' fees) incurred by BermanBraun through your use of the site or your posting or transmission of content in violation of these Terms. You also agree to take sole responsibility for any royalties, fees or other monies owed to any person by reason of any content you post or transmit through the site or the services we provide.