We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter these terms and conditions at any time. Such changes and/or modifications shall become effective immediately upon the posting thereof. Please review the terms and conditions periodically. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes and/or modifications will constitute your acceptance of the revised terms and conditions. For your information, this page was last updated on March 1, 2001.
TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHTS AND RESTRICTIONS
All site software, design, text, images, photographs, illustrations, artwork, graphic material, or other copyrightable elements, and the selection and arrangements thereof, and trademarks, service marks and trade names (the "Material") are the property of Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries, affiliates, assigns, licensors or other respective owners and are protected, without limitation, pursuant to U.S. and foreign copyright and trademark laws. Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc. hereby grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-assignable and non-transferable license to use and display, for noncommercial and personal use only, one copy of any material software that you may download from this Site, including, without limitation, any files, codes, images incorporated in or generated by the software provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained in such Material. You agree not to reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, display, perform, publish, distribute, disseminate, broadcast or circulate any Material to any third party (including, without limitation, the display and distribution of the Material via a third party website) without the express prior written consent of Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc. Use of Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc. and/or its licensors' Material is only permitted with their express written permission. You further agree that you will not disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer or otherwise modify the Material. Any unauthorized or prohibited use may subject the offender to civil liability and criminal prosecution under applicable federal and state laws.
In the event that Ruby-Spears Productions decides to provide users with an opportunity to post and exchange information, ideas and opinions (the "Postings"), such postings will be subject to the following terms of submission:
In no event shall Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc. assume or have any responsibility or liability for any Postings or for any claims, damages or losses resulting from their use and/or appearance on this Site. You will hereby represent and warrant that you have all necessary rights in and to all Postings you provide and all information they contain and that such Postings shall not infringe any proprietary or other rights of third parties or contain any libelous, tortious, or otherwise unlawful information. Please be advised that Postings will not necessarily reflect the views of Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc.
You hereby authorize Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc. to use, and authorize others to use, your Postings in whole or in part, throughout the universe in perpetuity in any and all media, now known or hereafter devised, alone, or together or as part of other material of any kind or nature. Without limiting the foregoing, Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc. will have the right to use and change the Postings in any manner that Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc. may determine. Additionally, Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc. may sweep its message boards selectively, or in their entirety, periodically in its sole discretion.
Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc. does not allow Postings which contain:
The message boards may be used for noncommercial purposes only. Users may not post any information intended to promote and/or generate revenue for any third party business activity. Although Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc. periodically monitors the content posted on this Site, we cannot be responsible for the views or opinions expressed by third parties. Nonetheless, Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc. will reasonably endeavor to ensure that the message boards best serve the interests of all users and, therefore, Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc. reserves the right to refuse to post, edit, or delete messages that violate the above-referenced Rules of Participation, as well as revoke the privileges of users who do not comply with such rules.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
THIS SITE AND ALL MATERIALS CONTAINED ON IT ARE DISTRIBUTED AND TRANSMITTED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc. is not responsible or liable for any infections or contamination of your system, or delays, inaccuracies, errors, or omissions arising out of your use of this Site or with respect to the information and material contained on this Site. The entire risk as to the quality, accuracy, adequacy, completeness, correctness and validity of any material rests with you. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, RUBY-SPEARS PRODUCTIONS, INC., ITS AFFILIATES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, REPRESENTATIVES, AND THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS TO THE SITE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES, SIMILAR OR DISSIMILAR, THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THIS SPECIFIC SITE WHETHER THE MATERIAL IS PROVIDED OR OTHERWISE SUPPLIED BY RUBY-SPEARS PRODUCTIONS, INC. OR ANY THIRD PARTY. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event shall Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc.¹s liability to you for any and all claims, damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this Site.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The appearance of external hyperlinks and/or postcards generated by third parties does not constitute endorsement by Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates of the opinions or views expressed by these third party websites and Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc. does not verify, endorse, or take responsibility for the accuracy, currency, completeness or quality of the content contained at these sites. Furthermore, Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc. is not responsible for the quality or delivery of the products or services offered, accessed, obtained by or advertised at such sites. As such, neither Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc. nor its subsidiaries and affiliates will be responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information contained in these sites. Finally, Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc. will under no circumstances be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental or special loss or other damage, whether arising from negligence, breach of contract, defamation, infringement of copyright or other intellectual property rights, caused by the exhibition, distribution or exploitation of any information or content contained within these third party hyperlinked sites.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc., its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, representatives, and third party providers to the Site from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of this agreement by you. Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc. reserves the right to assume, at its sole expense, the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with Ruby-Spears Productions, Inc. in asserting any available defenses.
This Site is intended for residents of the United States only. No software from this Site may be downloaded, exported or re-exported in violation of any law including, without limitation, to countries that are subject to U.S. export restrictions.
This Agreement contains the entire understanding and supersedes all prior understanding of the parties hereto relating to the subject matter hereof, and cannot be changed or terminated orally. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be illegal or unenforceable, the Agreement will be deemed curtailed to the extent necessary to make it legal and enforceable and will remain, as modified, in full force and effect. This Agreement and all matters or issues collateral thereto will be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the Laws of the State of California applicable to contracts executed and performed entirely therein (without regard to any principles of conflict of laws), and jurisdiction for any court action in Los Angeles County, the State of California.
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