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Last revised as of September 9, 2015
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When we refer to "ABC," "we," "us" or "our," we mean American Bocce Co. or the specific division, subsidiary, or affiliate that operates the Site, provides its content, or processes information received through it, each as appropriate and applicable.
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This Site and any of the services provided by ABC in connection with this Site (the "Services") are being provided to you expressly subject to these Terms, which govern your use of the site. "Services" under these Terms include business services offered to you directly by ABC.
USE OF THE SITE
As a user of the Site, you have a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited, revocable license to use the Site solely for your internal personal and business use. You may not use the Site for any other purpose whatsoever. Without limiting the previous sentence, you may not reproduce, modify, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, transfer, sell or publish any of the contents of the Site without the prior written consent of ABC, which may be withheld, conditioned or delayed in its sole discretion, except that you may print out a copy of the content solely for your internal business use. In doing so, you will not remove or alter, or cause to be removed or altered, any copyright, trademark, trade name or service mark or any other proprietary notice or legend appearing on any of the content. You are prohibited from including links from other websites to the Site without the prior written consent of ABC, which may be withheld, conditioned or delayed in its sole and absolute discretion.
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ABC values your interest in its products or services and appreciates your visit to its Sites. Certain portions of this Site are intended to be used only by individuals authorized by Customer in compliance with its Customer Agreement with ABC. Such individuals must use the username and password assigned to them and not those of any other person. If you are not authorized by Customer for this purpose, or if you are using someone else's login information, you are deemed an unauthorized user and you should not use this Site. If nonetheless you continue, then by using this Site you undertake and agree that: (1) you will be personally liable for any and all expenses, costs or damages incurred by ABC in investigating or addressing your unauthorized use of this Site (such obligations shall be in addition to whatever other rights and remedies may be available to ABC for unauthorized use); and (2) you will be personally bound to the terms of the Customer Agreement for the entire debts and other commitments of Customer, waiving any actual notice or knowledge of the terms of the Customer Agreement, all without any duties or obligations to you on the part of ABC.
This Site provides general information about ABC and its products and services. Use of this Site is limited to legitimate purposes. ABC may, from time to time, introduce new features to this Site, or modify or delete existing features, in its sole discretion. ABC shall notify you of any of these changes to features to the extent ABC is required by law to do so. By using any new or modified features when they become available, you agree to be bound by these Terms concerning such features.
You acknowledge and agree that any information, comments, documents, images or general content you enter in or post on this Site may be viewed by any other users with access to this Site, and therefore will not be considered confidential by you. By providing any such information, comments, documents, images or general content to ABC, you grant to ABC an unrestricted, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, display, publicly perform, transmit and distribute such information, comments, documents, images or general content on this Site. You further agree that ABC is free to use any ideas, concepts or know-how that you, or individuals acting on your behalf, provide to ABC. You hereby agree that any comments, feedback or recommendations of you for the improvement or modification of this Site or the merchandise or services advertised herein shall be the sole property of ABC.
Any access or attempted access of other areas of ABC's computer systems, third-party systems and services that ABC utilizes or other information contained therein for any purpose is strictly prohibited. You agree not to interfere in any way with others' use of or access to any Site. ABC reserves the right to report any activity that it reasonably suspects violates any law or regulation and to disclose any information to law enforcement officials or regulators or other appropriate third parties. ABC has the right in its sole discretion, and without prior notice and from time to time, to modify these Terms with respect to your access to or use of any Site. Such modifications and additions shall be effective immediately upon posting the modified Terms to any Site, which posting shall be deemed notice to you. If you disagree with the changes to these Terms, you should discontinue your use of the Sites. Any access to or use of any Site after posting of modifications or additions to these Terms shall constitute and be deemed to be your agreement to such modified Terms. Therefore, you should frequently revisit this Site to determine the present terms and conditions to which you are legally bound.
ABC has the right to modify, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this Site, any products or services provided by ABC through this Site, or your right to access or use any portion of this Site, in ABC's sole discretion, at any time and without prior notice, for any reason, including without limitation: (1) attempts by you (or another party) to gain unauthorized access to any Site or assist others in attempting to do so, (2) your (or another party's) disabling of any security features on any Site, (3) your violation of these Terms, (4) suspected or actual infringement of a third party's intellectual property rights or (5) pursuant to requests by law enforcement or other government agencies. The obligations and liabilities you incurred prior to the termination date shall survive the termination of these Terms for all purposes. In the event of any such termination, the restrictions on your use of the material on this Site shall survive such termination, and you agree to be bound by those terms. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ABC SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY MODIFICATION, SUSPENSION OR DISCONTINUANCE OF ANY SITE OR ANY SERVICES OR INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS SITE OR ACCESSED BY YOU THROUGH THIS SITE.
ABC makes this Site available subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and all applicable laws. By accessing, browsing or otherwise using (collectively, "use" or "using") this Site, you acknowledge that you, the individual user of this Site, have read, understood and agree to be legally bound by these Terms, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, without limitation or qualification. By using this Site, you further acknowledge that you have the authority and do hereby legally bind the business entity, if any, which you serve as an agent, independent contractor or employee thereof to the same Terms, without limitation or qualification. These Terms shall take effect immediately on your first use of the Site. If you do not agree to these Terms, you are not authorized to access, browse or otherwise use this Site.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF INFORMATION AND CONTENT
All information and content provided on this Site, whether explicitly marked or not, are the property of ABC, its subsidiaries, affiliated companies or joint partners, or others, and are subject to U.S. and international copyright and unfair competition laws. The information and content provided includes, but is not limited to, the text, graphics, image, video, audio, animation and software, their related files and their arrangement on the Site.
All trademarks, service marks, logos, model and brand names, emblems and protectable trade dress elements (collectively, "Marks"), whether explicitly marked or not, used on this Site are owned by ABC, its subsidiaries, affiliated companies or joint partners, or used under license, and are subject to U.S. (federal and state) and international trademark and unfair competition laws.
You may not copy, reproduce, download, upload, post, broadcast, transmit, distribute, publish, republish or otherwise use any information, content or Marks provided on this Site in any form or by any means, or by any information storage or retrieval system for any commercial use without the express written permission of ABC. You may, however, copy, print or otherwise use the information, content or Marks provided on this Site, provided that the use is for your personal, educational or internal business use only and further provided that you: (1) maintain all copyright and other intellectual property notices together and intact with any information or content; (2) do not modify or otherwise alter any information or content; and (3) do not expressly or implicitly suggest an association with any services, product, brands or affiliates through the use of any information or content. Other use of any information, content or Marks, except as specifically permitted in these Terms or in a written instrument signed by ABC, is strictly prohibited. Nothing contained in any Site shall be construed as conferring, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to any copyright, patent, trademark or other proprietary interest of ABC or any third party.
You are not permitted to create a hyperlink to any page or portion of any Site or frame any page or portion of any Site without the prior written permission of ABC. Any use of the information, content or Marks provided on any Site that does not comport with the above Terms shall be an unauthorized use and subject you to civil and criminal penalties as provided by U.S. and international intellectual property laws and other applicable laws.
RELEASE OF YOUR IMAGE
ABC, other league members, or Site users may upload photos of you to the Site. You hereby consent to the use of your image on the Site for any purpose, including but not limited to marketing, advertising, or promotional material. If you wish to have your image removed from the Site, please contact an administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org
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USER CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SITE
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LINKS AND SEARCH RESULTS
For the avoidance of doubt, the Sites may automatically produce search results that reference or link to third-party sites throughout the World Wide Web. ABC has no control over those sites or the content within them. ABC cannot guarantee, represent or warrant that the content contained in those sites is accurate, legal and/or inoffensive. ABC does not endorse the content of any third-party site, nor do we warrant that they will not contain viruses or otherwise impact your computer. By using the Sites to search for or link to another site, you agree and understand that you may not make any claim against ABC for any damages or losses whatsoever resulting from your use of the Site to obtain search results or to link to another site. If you have a problem with a link from the Site, please notify us at&nsbp;firstname.lastname@example.org we will investigate your claim promptly and take any actions we deem appropriate in our sole discretion.
For the avoidance of doubt, the Sites may not be used by our visitors for any commercial purposes other than to inquire about the products or services of ABC, and use such products or services, without the express consent of ABC. You must obtain our prior written consent to make commercial offers of any kind on the Site, whether by advertising, solicitations, links, or any other form of communication. Without limiting the foregoing, you may not resell or link to other sites for the purpose of selling ABC products or services of any kind. We will investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who violates this provision, including, without limitation, removing the offending communication from the Site and barring such violators from use of the Site. We reserve the right to block access to or cancel any order for any user known or reasonably believed to be in violation of this provision.
VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS
You understand and agree that in ABC's sole discretion, and without prior notice, we may terminate your access to the Sites, cancel any transactions or exercise any other remedy available and remove any unauthorized User Content if we believe that the User Content you provided, or your use of the Site, has violated or is inconsistent with these Terms or violated the rights of ABC, another user, or the law or constitutes a breach of the Customer Agreement. You agree that monetary damages may not provide a sufficient remedy to ABC for violations of these Terms and you consent to injunctive or other equitable relief for such violations. ABC may release user information about you if required by law or subpoena, or if release of the information is necessary or appropriate to address an unlawful or harmful activity. ABC is not required to provide any refund to you if you are terminated as a User because you have violated these Terms.
ABC is not responsible for the products, services, actions or failures to act of any third party referenced on any Site except as may be set forth in the Customer Agreement. Without limiting the foregoing, you may report the misconduct of users and/or third-party advertisers, service and/or product providers referenced on or included in any Site to us at email@example.com. We may investigate the claim and take appropriate action, in our sole discretion.
ADOPTION OF ADDITIONAL TERMS
These Terms expressly include any and all additional terms and conditions that are set forth in any of the Sites, including but not limited to any such terms and conditions that are specified in posted agreements and frequently asked questions listings. To the extent any of these Terms are in conflict with any terms and conditions set forth in any particular Site, the terms and conditions set forth in the Sites shall control with respect to the particular Site to which the terms and conditions are posted.
YOU USE THE SITES AND THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED ON THE SITES AT YOUR OWN RISK. ALL INFORMATION AND CONTENT AND ALL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITES, INCLUDING CONTENT PROVIDED BY THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS, ADVERTISERS AND SPONSORS ON ANY SITE, IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURCHASE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. ALL INFORMATION, CONTENT, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED OR ACCESSED THROUGH ANY HYPERLINKED SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND, AND IS USED AT YOUR OWN RISK. IN NO EVENT WILL ABC, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATED COMPANIES, AGENTS, OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY OF THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED OR ACCESSED THROUGH THIS SITE, OR ANY OTHER HYPERLINKED SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST REVENUES, LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF PROSPECTIVE ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR SYSTEM OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR MISUSE OF OR INABILITY TO USE ANY SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, DOCUMENTS OR SOFTWARE THEREOF, EVEN IF ABC, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATED COMPANIES, AGENTS, OR SUPPLIERS ARE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR FOR ANY CLAIM BY A THIRD PARTY. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY AGAINST ABC, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATED COMPANIES, AGENTS, AND SUPPLIERS IS TO DISCONTINUE USE OF THIS SITE AND ANY HYPERLINKED SITES AND TO DISCONTINUE THE USE OF PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED OR ACCESSED ON THIS SITE AND ANY HYPERLINKED SITES.
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This Site may use hyperlinks as a convenience to you so that certain reference material, ABC-related subjects and other pertinent material is easily accessible. Linked and referenced sites may not be operated, controlled or maintained by ABC. Hyperlinks and references to other sites, including any ABC-affiliated entity, do not constitute sponsorship, endorsement or approval by ABC of the information, content, policies or practices of such linked or referenced sites. ABC, its subsidiaries, affiliated companies and joint partners do not accept any responsibilities for any information or content, availability, policies, practices or any use of such sites. You access, browse and use such sites at your own risk.
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You warrant to ABC that you will not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any services offered by ABC or computer systems or networks connected to any ABC server through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available by ABC. When using the Site you agree not to pretend to be someone else or spoof their identity. ABC controls its Site (excluding linked sites) from its offices in Chciago, Illinois and makes no representation that any content contained in this Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Accessing this Site in locations where the use of such content is illegal is prohibited. By accessing this Site you agree that the statutes and laws of the State of Illinois, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law, will apply to all matters relating to use of this Site and that if you use this Site from any other location you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. Any claim relating to this Site shall be litigated in the state and federal courts having jurisdiction in the State of Illinois and you hereby consent to the jurisdiction and venue of those courts. If any part of these Terms is deemed unlawful, void or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of this Site or these
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By using this Site, you further agree that you will not use this Site or any materials available thereon for any unlawful activity, or use it in any way that would violate any of these Terms.
When applicable, you further agree, as a condition of using this Site, to ensure that all of your agents, employees and independent contractors adhere to these Terms.