TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
2. Use of Material
The contents of this Web Site, such as text, graphics, images and other material ("Material"), are owned by MacKenzie-Childs and its affiliates, licensors and vendors, and are protected by United States and foreign intellectual property laws. Unauthorized use of the Material may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.
MacKenzie-Childs authorizes you to view and download a single copy of the Material on the Web Site solely for your personal, non-commercial use, provided you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Material on any copy you make of the Material. You may not sell or modify the Material or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose. You may not use the Material on any other web site or in a networked computer environment for any purpose.
You may not copy or adapt the HTML or other code that MacKenzie-Childs uses to generate its pages.
You may not, without the prior written permission of MacKenzie-Childs, use any computer code, data mining software, "robot," "bot," "spider," "scraper" or other automatic device, or program, algorithm, or methodology having similar processes or functionality, or any manual process, to monitor or copy any of the pages, data, or content found on the Web Site or accessed through the Web Site.
If you download software from the Web Site, the software, including any files, images incorporated in or generated by the software, and data accompanying the software (collectively, the "Software") are licensed to you by MacKenzie-Childs or its licensors. MacKenzie-Childs does not transfer title to the Software to you. You own the medium on which the Software is recorded, but MacKenzie-Childs and its licensors retain full and complete title to the Software, and all intellectual property rights therein. You may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise reduce the Software to a human-perceivable form. Any use of the Software may be subject to an accompanying end user software license agreement.
3. Acceptable Site Use
General Rules: You may not use the Web Site to transmit, distribute, store, or destroy material (a) in violation of any applicable law or regulation, (b) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity, or other personal rights of others, or (c) that is defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive, or hateful.
Security Rules: You may not violate or attempt to violate the security of the Web Site or use the Web Site to violate the security of other web sites by any method, including, without limitation, (a) accessing data not intended for you or logging into a server or account which you are not authorized to access, (b) attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measurers without proper authorization, (c) attempting to interfere with service to any user of the Web Site, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Web Site, overloading, "flooding", "spamming", "mailbombing", or "crashing", (d) sending unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services, or (e) forging any MacKenzie-Childs packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. MacKenzie-Childs may investigate violations of these Terms and may involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users of the Web Site who are involved in such violations.
Specific Prohibited Uses: MacKenzie-Childs specifically prohibits any use of the Web Site, and you agree not to use the Web Site, to:
- distribute or otherwise publish, without MacKenzie-Childs’ approval, any material containing any solicitation of funds, promotion, advertising, or solicitation for goods or services;
- solicit other users of the Web Site to join or become members of any commercial online service; or
- delete or revise any material posted by any other person or entity.
4. User Information
5. User Submissions
If you use the Web Site, you are responsible for your own communications and the consequences of your postings. In addition, you shall not:
- post material that is copyrighted, unless you are the copyright owner or have the permission of the copyright owner to post it;
- post material that reveals trade secrets, unless you own them or have the permission of the owner;
- post material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others;
- post material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another user or any other person or entity;
- post a sexually-explicit image or statement;
- post advertisements or solicitations of business without MacKenzie-Childs’ approval;
- post chain letters or pyramid schemes; or
- impersonate another person.
MacKenzie-Childs does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of communications posted by users or endorse any opinions expressed by users. You acknowledge that any reliance on material posted by another user will be at your own risk.