The following User Agreement ("Agreement") covers our ("Members") use of the Ritz Group ("Service") self-posting on-line member community, including participation in its suite of products, plus third party products provided by Retail Electronic Visions, Inc. and other businesses ("Service Provider"). All Ritz Group venues are managed by a business entity know as the ("Service Operator")
Please read the rules contained in this Agreement carefully. Your use of the Service will constitute your agreement to comply with these rules. If you cannot agree with these rules, please do not use the Service.
These rules may be modified from time to time; the date of the most recent revisions will appear on this page. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these rules. Continued access of the Service by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to the Agreement. Your failure to follow these rules may result in suspension or termination of your access to the Service, without notice, in addition to Service Provider's other remedies.
COMMENTS BY USERS ARE NOT ENDORSED BY SERVICE PROVIDER:
The Service Operator and the Service Provider does not necessarily endorse, support, sanction, encourage, verify, or agree with the data, comments, opinions, or statements posted on the site, or otherwise contained in the Service. Nor, can the Service Operator or Service Provider control and regulate the content of downstream links to web sites. Any information or material placed on-line, including advice and opinions, are the views and responsibility of those who post the statements, and does not necessarily represent the views of Service Provider or the Service Operator.
USE OF THE SERVICE BY MEMBERS:
The Service is a professional business site. Your right to use the Service is personal to your business identity and should reflect your professional business integrity. You may not authorize others to use the Service under your access codes, and you are responsible for all use of the Service by you and for securing your access code prohibiting other from gaining access to your site and the Service.
ANTI-OBSCENITY PROVISIONS - Rights and Remedies:
Posting non-business pictures, logos, nudity, language or pictures not in compliance with today's traditional public television or Fortune 500 business standards is prohibited. All forms of porno exotic, escort services, although licensed businesses in many states, are considered inappropriate for the Members and professional business standards of this Service. Sites violating this code of conduct will result in the site to be removed immediately by the Service Operator. Violators will be notified by eMail and charged $100 for removing their Service. The Member agrees to forfeit any one time, monthly or annual license fees. In addition, the member agrees to forfeit the Service Operators privacy rights and acknowledges the Service Provider's right to forward inappropriate material to local, state and federal authorities.
Members acknowledge the Service Providers right to monitor and validate the information within the Members Service. The Service Operator and Service Provider will on a continual bias use technology to scan all Service text for obscenities or non-business language or language not appropriate to the professional business community. Questionable content should be reported immediately by using the Contact-Us tab on the site.
This Service is not intended for users under age of 13, and Service Provider does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from users under the age of 13. Such users are expressly prohibited from submitting their personally identifiable information to us, and from using our Service, please see our
The Service Provider respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. Service Provider may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, suspend or terminate the access of and take other action against users, subscribers, registrants and account holders who infringe the copyright rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the Service in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that the Service contains links or other references to another on-line location that contains material or activity that infringes your copyright rights, you may notify the Service Provider by providing the following information (as required by the On-line Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. sec. 512)
1. A physical or electronic signature of person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works at a single on-line site are coverage by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit Service Provider to locat the material;
4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit Service Provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
5. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
MATERIALS POSTED BY OTHERS:
Members agree that the Service Provider and its third part service providers are not responsible, and shall have no liability to you, with respect to any information or materials posted by others, including defamatory, offensive or illicit material, even material that violates this Agreement.
Members agree to indemnify the Service Provider and its affiliates, employees, agents and representatives, and to hold them harmless, from any and all claims and liabilities (including attorneys fees) which may arise from your submissions, from your unauthorized use of material obtained through the Service, or from your breach of this Agreement, or from any such acts through your use of the Service.
EDITING AND DELETIONS:
The Service Provider reserves the right, but undertakes no duty, to review, edit, move, or delete any material provided for display or placed on the Service, in its sole discretion, without notice.
Service Provider reserves the right to post, from time to time, additional rules of usage that apply to specific parts of the Service, Such additional rules will be posted in the relevant parts of the Service, and will be clearly identified. Your continued use of the Service constitutes you agreement to comply with these additional rules.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
AS A MEMBER, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU ARE USING THE SERVICE AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", AND THE SERVICE PROVIDER AND ITS AFFILIATES HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY, CONDITION, GUARANTEE OR REPRESENTATION, WHETHER ORAL, IN WRITING OR IN ELECTRONIC FORM, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN OR PROVIDED BY THE SERVICE. SERVICE PROVIDER, ITS AFFILIATES AND ITS THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT ACCESS TO THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR THAT THERE WILL BE NO FAILURES, ERRORS OR OMISSIONS OR LOSS OF TRANSMITTED INFORMATION, OR THAT NO VIRUSES WILL BE TRANSMITTED ON THE SERVICE.
THE SERVICE PROVIDER ITS AFFILIATES AND ITS THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTIES FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ALLEGEDLY SUSTAINED ARISING OUT OF THIS AGREEMENT, THE PROVIDING OF SERVICES HEREUNDER, THE SALE OR PURCHASE OF ANY GOODS OR MERCHANDISE, YOUR ACCESS TO OR INABILITY TO ACCESS THE SERVICE, INCLUDING FOR VIRUSES ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN OBTAINED FROM THE SERVICE, YOUR USE OF OR RELIANCE ON THE SERVICE OR ANY OF THE MERCHANDISE, INFORMATION OR MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THE SERVICE, REGARDLESS OF THE TYPE OF CLAIM OR THE NATURE OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHERE RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM STATE TO STATE. YOU HEREBY AGREE TO RELEASE SERVICE PROVIDER, ITS AFFILIATES AND THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS, AND EACH OF THER RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS FROM CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND DAMAGES (ACTUAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL) OF EVERY KIND AND NATURE, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, SUSPECTED AND UNSUSPECTED, DISCLOSED AND UNDISCLOSED ("CLAIMS"), ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THIS SITE. IF YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, YOU WAIVE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542, WHICH STATES, IN PART: "A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR".
TERMINATION OF ACCESS TO THE SERVICE:
Service Provider has the right to terminate your ability to access the Service, for any reason, without notice.
Service Provider makes no representation that materials on the Service are appropriate, available or legal in any particular location. Those who choose to access the Service do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
You agree that this Agreement, for all purposes, shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State Georgia applicable to contracts to be wholly performed therein, and any action based on, or alleging a breach of this Agreement must be brought in a state or federal court in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts.
If you don't agree to the terms contained in this Agreement, please exit the Service. Please click the BACK button on your browser to return to the previous page.
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