Last Modified June 20, 2014.
1. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
The Site and all of the content relating to the Site, including without limitation all images, photographs, artwork, text, (and any derivative works or enhancements of the same) (collectively, “Site Content”) and all intellectual property rights to the same, including without limitation all copyrights, are owned by us or our licensors. All names, terms, logos, slogans, images and other indicia identifying the Site, including without limitation the “Issaquah Highlands,” “Living Green,” and “Highlands Council” trademarks (collectively, “Marks”), are proprietary marks belonging to us. Any use of the Site Content or Marks without our express written permission is strictly prohibited. Third party names, marks, content and products not owned by us and mentioned on the Site may be the intellectual property of their respective owners.
2. ACCESS OR USING OUR SERVICES
(a) To access or use some content or features of the Site, you may choose to provide us certain information, or we may now or in the future require you to provide certain information, or require that you establish an account with us through registration.
3. LIMITATION, SUSPENSION OR TERMINATION
4. ACCEPTABLE USE
(b) In consideration for our providing the Site, you agree not to do any of the following in connection with your access to or use of the Site:
– use the Site in an unlawful or fraudulent manner or for such purposes, to collect User Content or personally identifiable information, to provide false information, or to impersonate other users;
– post any material that infringes upon any third party’s copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property, personal or proprietary right;
– harass, offend, threaten, embarrass, distress or invade the privacy of any individual or entity;
-post or transmit information or content that is false, hateful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, harmful to minors, discriminatory, or otherwise inappropriate, improper or disorderly, or contains or constitutes excessive messages or information;
-post or transmit any unauthorized commercial, advertising or promotional materials, including without limitation, “spam” or mass distributions;
– upload viruses or other malicious code;
– use any robot, spider, other automatic device or manual process to monitor or copy our web pages or the content contained in or on or accessed through the Site, or use software to determine architecture of or extract usage data from the Site, or otherwise trespass on the Site in any manner technologically available now or in the future; or
– engage in any conduct that restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the Site.
5. USER CONTENT
(a) You may now or in the future be allowed to post, upload, transmit through or otherwise provide through the Site or third-party service provider to us (collectively, “Submit”) reviews, messages, comments, text, images, graphics, photos, sounds, videos, and other content (collectively “User Content”), so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political activity, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam.”
(b) You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to User Content that you Submit; that the User Content is accurate; that use of the User Content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify us for all claims resulting from User Content you Submit.
(c) You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of any User Content.
(d) You agree that you are solely liable for any damage resulting from your User Content. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.
(e) We reserve the right (but not the obligation) to monitor, edit or remove User Content, but do not regularly review User Content. We have no obligation to monitor, edit or remove any User Content for any reason.
(f) We do not claim ownership to your User Content. If you Submit User Content, you automatically grant, or warrant that the owner has expressly granted, to us a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, fully sublicensable and transferable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, distribute, create derivative works based upon, publicly display/perform, transmit and publish the User Content (in whole or in part) in any media as we, in our sole discretion, deem appropriate in connection with our business and operations. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you waive any and all claims you may now or later have in any jurisdiction to so-called “moral rights” or rights of “droit moral” with respect to the User Content.
(g) If you Submit User Content, you grant us the right, but not the obligation, to use the name that you Submit in connection with such User Content.
6. RELIANCE ON SITE INFORMATION
User Content or Site Content may not be accurate, complete, reliable, error-free or current. We make no commitment to update what is contained in the Site. In all instances, it is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, or usefulness of Site Content, User Content, and other information and opinions expressed through the Site. You are solely responsible for any actions or decisions you take based on materials and information available through the Site, and should carry out your own research, evaluation and investigation as appropriate.
7. THIRD PARTIES
Your dealings with third parties via the Site, including third party websites accessed and products purchased from third parties via links on the Site, are solely between you and that third party. When you engage in a transaction with a third party or access a third party’s website, you do so under their terms and policies, not ours. Complaints, questions and claims related to transactions with any third party should be directed to that third party.
8. LIMITS ON OUR LIABILITY
9. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE SITE AND ALL INFORMATION, CONTENT, AND MATERIALS INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THE SITE ARE PROVIDED BY US ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. ALL WARRANTIES ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED AND YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
11. GOVERNING LAW
12. INTERNATIONAL USE
The Site and all content and materials that we provide in connection therewith are intended for use only within the United States. We do not represent that the Site and all content and materials relating thereto are appropriate or available for use outside the United States. Those who do access the Site content, or materials from locations outside the United States act on their own initiative and we are not responsible for their compliance with local laws or other applicable laws. You shall not access the foregoing where prohibited by law.
13. COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
(a) In appropriate circumstances and in our sole discretion, we may remove or disable access to material on the Site or hosted on our systems that may be infringing the copyright of another.
(b) Consistent with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”), we will respond to a notice of alleged copyright infringement regarding any information available on the Site. Please note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying us that copyrighted material has allegedly been infringed and matters other than informing us that copyrighted material may have been infringed will not receive a response through this process.
(c) Pursuant to the DMCA, your infringement notification must include the following information:
– An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
– A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon;
– A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site, including a link or screenshot of the webpage containing the infringing material, if applicable;
– Your address, telephone number and e-mail address;
– A statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law;
– A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
Please send your notice of copyright infringement to our designated Copyright Agent, by submitting the infringement notification to HCBOT@ihmail.com or as follows:
Attn: Copyright Agent
2550 NE Park Drive
Issaquah, WA 98029
14. AMENDMENT; ADDITIONAL TERMS
15. OTHER TERMS