Introduction / Acceptance of Terms: RaceForAdoption.com offers you a wide variety of online products and services, including general and personalized content, communication tools and forums, and online and downloadable applications (the "Service") on the following terms. By using the Service in any way you are agreeing to comply with these terms, which we may update without notice and encourage you to check out here at any time. Unless we expressly note otherwise, these terms incorporate and supersede any other terms associated with the files and applications available on the domain www.RaceForAdoption.com, its sub-domains, and any international counterparts and sub-domains, as well as affiliated domains and sub-domains operated by RaceForAdoption.com enterprises ("RaceForAdoption.com", "we", or "us").
Your Responsibility For Content & Conduct: You are responsible for any content that you post or transmit on or through the Service. You will not use the Service to distribute, link to, or solicit content that: is unlawful, harmful to minors, threatening, harassing, abusive, defamatory, vulgar, gratuitously violent, obscene, pornographic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, or racially, ethnically or otherwise offensive; includes personally identifiable information about children; infringes someone else's intellectual property or other rights; advocates or solicits violence or other criminal conduct; violates any law, regulation, or contract; promotes participation in multi-level or pyramid marketing initiatives; constitutes a raffle, sweepstakes, lottery, or any other form of gambling; specifically advertises firearms or ammunition, tobacco, alcohol, pornography, or any other product or service that is illegal in the domicile of either the distributor or recipient; constitutes unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, junk or bulk e-mail, chain letters, or any other unsolicited commercial communication, except as RaceForAdoption.com specifically authorizes; contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment. You will comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding online conduct and content. You will not use the Service to collect, store, or use information about others for the purpose of sending unsolicited or unauthorized communications. Except as we specifically authorize (via license or otherwise), you will not reproduce, distribute, or commercially exploit any part of the Service.
Accurate Information: You will provide accurate and current information on all registration forms on the Service. You will not impersonate any person or entity, misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; or misrepresent the origin of any content distributed through the Service.
While public posts are obviously just that, public, Private Messages (PM)s are private, and are not viewed by anyone other than the sender and receiver. Private Messages are stored on RaceForAdoption.com servers, however, and may be viewed under certain circumstances as required or allowed by law. If a user has a complaint regarding the content of a Private Message of which they are the recipient, they may forward it to RaceForAdoption.com staff for review and possible action related to the Terms of Service and Guidelines for this site. Personal Messages sent to TheOpinionCenter staff may be viewed by any staff member. Personal Messages sent to site members who happen to be staff members, using their personal site names, are as private as any Personal Message.
Usernames and Passwords. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your information and password. You shall be responsible for all uses of your registration, whether or not authorized by you. You agree to immediately notify the Company of any unauthorized use of your registration or password.
User names must be at least 3 characters in length and are not case-sensitive.
Only you know your login password. If you lose or forget it, send email to staff@RaceForAdoption.com and we will issue you a new password so you can login OR you can fill out the password request form located here. You may change your password at any time. Passwords must be at least 5 characters in length and are not case-sensitive. Passwords may include any alphabetic or numeric character.
Security / No Disruption: You are responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account, and will keep your password(s) confidential. You will immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. You will not disrupt the functioning of the Service, solicit another user's password, or otherwise act in a way that interferes with other users' use of the Service. Nor may you post or distribute any computer program that damages, detrimentally interferes with, surreptitiously intercepts, or expropriates any system, data, or personal information.
Objectionable Content: The opinions and views expressed by other users of the Service or content providers do not necessarily reflect those of RaceForAdoption.com. You waive any claim resulting from your exposure to material on the Service that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable.
Discretion Over Content, Use, Storage, And Operation of The Service: We may edit, move, or delete any content on the Service (including content or communications that you have provided) for any reason, and may preserve and disclose content or user information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that doing so is necessary to (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce these terms, (c) respond to claims that any content violates the rights of third parties; (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of RaceForAdoption.com, its users, or the public, or (e) administer the Service. We generally do not pre-screen, monitor, or edit content provided by third parties. We are not responsible for any failure to remove or delay in removing harmful, inaccurate, unlawful, or otherwise objectionable content originating with or otherwise provided by third parties. We may set limits regarding the Service, including limits on the length of storage of email and other user content, the number of messages going to or from a user account, the size of messages, and the total amount of storage available to a user. We are not liable for the deletion or loss of messages, other communications, or other content maintained or transmitted by the Service. We may change or terminate the Service or any part of it without notice or liability. We may terminate or change your password, account, or use of all or any part of the Service and may remove any content within the Service without notice and for any reason, including lack of use or violation of these terms.
License of Your Content: If you post content in areas available to the general public, you are giving us the world-wide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sub-licenseable, and non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, frame, brand, co-brand, and publish such content in any media now known or later developed, including the right to make the content available to the general public via the Open Directory License, the RaceForAdoption.com Public License, Mozilla Public License, and other applicable licenses. If you submit summary files or other materials to the Service or RaceForAdoption.com, you license us to display, distribute, frame, and link to that content via RaceForAdoption.com channels or other parts of the Service, and warrant that you have all rights necessary to authorize the distribution and re-distribution of that content. You will provide information that we reasonably request related to any claim that your content infringes the rights of a third party.
RaceForAdoption.com Software: The Service and any software it incorporates or downloads to you ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. Except as expressly authorized by us or the owner of such proprietary information, you will not modify, sell, or distribute works based on the Service or the Software. Unless you are receiving the software pursuant to another license from RaceForAdoption.com, in which case the specific provisions of that license exclusively apply, we grant you a personal, non-transferable, and non-exclusive license to use the object code version of the Software on a single computer; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, reverse engineer, assign or otherwise transfer any right in the Software; and you will not modify the Software or access the Service by any means other than the one we provide. Except as otherwise specifically noted in a license agreement, we provide no assistance other than the support information available on our website.
Dealings With Advertisers: A number of other companies supply content to the Service and may make offers available to you. You deal with and enter into transactions with advertisers on or suppliers of content to the Service at your own risk. While the RaceForAdoption.com trademark will appear on all pages available via the Service to let you know that you are still within RaceForAdoption.com, we are not a party to any such transactions and are not liable for any claims or damages that may result from them.
Links to Third-Party Sites: We or third-party providers of content may provide links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. We do not control these sites and resources, do not endorse them, and are not responsible for their availability, content, or delivery of services.
Links to The Service: If you wish to link from your website to the RaceForAdoption.com website, please visit the RaceForAdoption.com Links page. You are granted a limited, non-exclusive license to create a hypertext link to other parts of the Service, provided that the link does not portray the Service, RaceForAdoption.com, or RaceForAdoption.com's affiliates in a false, misleading, or defamatory way. We may revoke this license at any time. You will not frame any aspect of the Service or any RaceForAdoption.com content or trademark.
RaceForAdoption.com Personal Messages: If you do not log in to your RaceForAdoption.com account for more than 90 days, we may designate your account as "inactive" and delete any existing opened or unopened personal messages. You may be able to reactivate your account, but deleted messages will not be recoverable.
RaceForAdoption.com Web Site: If you use our RaceForAdoption.com Web Sites service or otherwise post content via the Service, you will not: Develop restricted or password-only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to/from another accessible page); Use your storage space for remote loading or as mere re-direct or mirror site for another home page, whether inside of or beyond RaceForAdoption.com; Offer pirated computer programs or links to such programs, information used to circumvent manufacturer-installed copy-protect devices, including serial or registration numbers for software programs, or any type of cracker utilities, including files that are intended solely for game emulation; Display any kind of commercial sponsorship or ad banner not sponsored by RaceForAdoption.com ;use any means or third-party software to collect personally identifiable or amassed information of members, including but not limited to IP addresses, Internet Service Providers or operating systems, and allow it to be displayed in any manner, regardless of privacy or security claims.
Indemnity: You will indemnify RaceForAdoption.com, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, and employees against any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, related to content you distribute via the Service or your use of or conduct on the Service.
Disclaimer / Limitation of Liability: WHILE WE USE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO INCLUDE ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ON THE SERVICE, WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS AS TO THE ACCURACY, QUALITY, TIMELINESS, AVAILABILITY, OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICE, AND YOU SHOULD NOT RELY UPON THEM. WE PROVIDE THE SERVICE ON AN "AS IS, AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. YOU USE IT AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND RaceForAdoption.com, ITS EMPLOYEES, DISTRIBUTORS, DIRECTORS, AND AGENTS ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ITS CONTENT OR DELIVERY, OR FOR ANY FORM OF LOSS OR DAMAGE (INCLUDING ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, EVEN IF KNOWN TO US) THAT MAY RESULT FROM ITS USE. WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. NO WARRANTY NOT SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT WILL BE VALID. IF ANY OF THE ABOVE PROVISIONS ARE VOID UNDER GOVERNING LAW, OUR LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Notices: Notices to you may be made via email, regular mail, notices posted on the Service, or changes to this Agreement.
Trademark Information: Our trademarks identify our products and services. You may make fair use of our trademarks in advertising and promotional materials, and in referring to our products and services (for example, in a magazine article) without our permission, provided you follow standard trademark usage practices and provide proper attribution. Other uses require our written permission. Please make such requests by email to permission@RaceForAdoption.com. You may never use our trademarks in the following ways: In a non-RaceForAdoption.com product name or publication title. In, as, or as part of your own trademarks. To identify products or services that are not RaceForAdoption.com's. To cause confusion. To suggest inaccurately that we sponsor, endorse, or are otherwise connected with your activities, products, or services. To disparage RaceForAdoption.com. In any other manner that RaceForAdoption.com or its users find offensive. When you use our trademarks, please include the following attribution: "RaceForAdoption.com and the RaceForAdoption.com "Butt Boy" logo are registered trademarks of RaceForAdoption.com Enterprises" in the U.S. and other countries. Except as noted above, you may not use, copy, or redistribute RaceForAdoption.com logos without written or electronic permission from RaceForAdoption.com. If you do not have a pre-existing agreement with RaceForAdoption.com, you may request permission for logo use. Send your request for permission to use a RaceForAdoption.com logo to permission@RaceForAdoption.com, with "RaceForAdoption.com Logo Request" in the subject line. Please include a description of your company, which logo you want to use, why and how you want to use it, and a mockup showing the proposed use.
Copyright Information: We own intellectual property rights to the content on the Service and its design, structure, and compilation (sometimes known as "look and feel"). It is very easy to copy things in cyberspace, but not necessarily always acceptable or legal. You must have the legal right to any content you upload or download using the Service. Unless otherwise noted, you may view, copy, download, and print RaceForAdoption.com documents from the Service so long as you use them only for personal, non-commercial purposes and do not post, distribute, or modify them or remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices. For permission to use third-party materials appearing on the Service, please contact the copyright owner. You must include a copyright attribution statement and not alter the browser frame, use an outdated browser version, suggest that RaceForAdoption.com has endorsed your work, or use the browser frame in an offensive fashion. If you wish to use the RaceForAdoption.com content in a different context, please send email to permission@RaceForAdoption.com with the words "RaceForAdoption.com Permission Request" in the subject line, including the following information: The RaceForAdoption.com content you wish to use and its URL. Where and how will it be used (for example, in an Internet use manual, in a newsletter, in a movie). Where, how, and to what audience copies will be distributed. How many copies will be produced and distributed. When you intend to publish. Other non-RaceForAdoption.com materials that will be associated with the RaceForAdoption.com content. Your name, title, company, address, email address, and phone number. A mockup of the intended use (as a file attached to your email to permissions@RaceForAdoption.com.
Claims of Copyright Infringement: If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the Service in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please send an email to copyright@RaceForAdoption.com along with the specifics of the copyright infringement, your name, title, company, address, email address, and phone number.
General Terms: This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and RaceForAdoption.com and governs your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements. Additional or different terms and conditions may apply when you use affiliated websites, third-party content, or third-party software. Interpretations of the Agreement and determinations that you have breached the Agreement will be made at our reasonable discretion and based on facts known to us. The laws of Anguilla, West Indies except for its conflict-of-law provisions govern this Agreement and our relationship. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the Anguillan courts located in Anguilla, West Indies for any claim or dispute with RaceForAdoption.com or any of its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, or employees. Our failure to enforce any right under this Agreement will not waive that right. If any provision of this Agreement is invalid, the Agreement should be interpreted to effect the intent of the parties, and the remaining provisions will remain in effect. You must file any claim or suit related to the Service within one year after it arises. The section titles in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no substantive effect.