Using the Services
You agree that you are permitted to use the Services under applicable law. If you are using the Services on behalf of a company, business or other entity, you represent that you have the legal authority to accept these Terms on behalf of that entity, in which case that entity accepts these Terms, and "you" means that entity. If you are accessing an account(s) on behalf of the account owner the Terms apply to your activities on behalf of the account owner.
If you are using the Services on behalf of a company, business or other entity, or if you are using the Services for commercial purposes, you and the entity will hold harmless and indemnify us from any suit, claim or action arising from or related to the use of the Services or violation of these Terms, including any liability or expense arising from claims (including claims for negligence), losses, damages, suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys’ fees.
If you are under the age of 21 you may not register for an account.
You must live and/or work in Bellmore, Long Island to register for an account.
You agree not to use the Services to: obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorized access to the Services or to our servers, systems, network, or data; make available any content that is harmful to anyone, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable;violate any applicable laws or regulations; impersonate any person or entity; or forge or manipulate headers or identifiers to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the Service; make available any content that you do not have the right to make available or that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any person or entity; post content containing advertisements or other commercial solicitations; make available viruses or any other computer code, files, programs or content designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of the Services or affect other users; or interfere with or disrupt the Services or servers, systems or networks connected to the Services in any way.
You must follow any guidelines or policies associated with the Services. You must not misuse or interfere with the Services or try to access them using a method other than the interface and the instructions that we provide. You may use the Services only as permitted by law. Unless otherwise expressly stated, you may not access or reuse the Services, or any portion thereof, for any commercial purpose.
Using the Services does not give you ownership of any intellectual or other property rights or interests in the Services or the content you access. You must not use any branding or logos used in the Services. You may not remove, obscure, or alter any legal notices displayed in or along with the Services. You must not reproduce, modify, rent, lease, sell, trade, distribute, transmit, broadcast, publicly perform, create derivative works based on, or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion or use of, or access to, the Services (including content, advertisements, APIs, and software).
We do not promise to provide you with any support for the Services. If we provide you with support, it is at our sole discretion and does not mean that we will continue to provide you with support in the future.
We reserve the right to charge fees for use of or access to the Services (and any associated support), whether currently in existence or not, in our sole discretion.
We prohibit sending unsolicited emails or messages using our Services. You may not in connection with the Services engage in commercial activity on non-commercial properties or apps or high volume activity. You may not engage in conduct or activity that is disruptive to the Services or the experience of other users.
We reserve the right to reject any application for any reason.
You may need an account to use some Services. You must ensure that your account information remains current, complete, accurate and truthful. All accounts are non-transferable, and any rights to them terminate upon the account holder’s death.
You are responsible for all activity that happens on or through your account. To protect your account, keep your password confidential. Do not reuse your account password with other services. Without prejudice to your statutory rights, if you forget your password and otherwise cannot validate your account, you acknowledge and agree that your account may be inaccessible to you and that all data associated with the account may not be retrievable.
We may provide you with notices, including service announcements and notices regarding changes to these Terms. You consent to receive these notices. You may not receive notices if you violate the Terms by accessing the Services in an unauthorized manner, and you will be deemed to have received any and all notices that would have been delivered had you accessed the Services in an authorized manner.
Privacy and Data Protection
Procedure for Copyright or Other Intellectual Property Infringement Claims
We respect the intellectual property of others, and we expect our users to do the same. We may, in appropriate circumstances and at our discretion, disable, terminate, and/or take other appropriate steps relating to the accounts of users who may be infringers. If you believe that your copyright or intellectual property rights have been infringed, please let us know.
Content in the Services and License Grant
Our Services display some content that we did not create and do not own. This content is the sole responsibility of the entity or person that makes it available. We assume no responsibility for the conduct of third parties, including persons or entities with which you communicate using the Services. Many of the Services enable you to submit content. You are entirely responsible for any content that you upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise make available via the Services. We may remove and refuse to display content that violates the Terms or applicable laws or regulations, but that does not mean that we monitor the Services or review or screen any content. By using or accessing the Services you understand and agree that you may be exposed to offensive, indecent, or objectionable content.
Except as otherwise provided in the specific product terms or guidelines for one of our Services, when you upload, share with or submit content to the Services you retain ownership of any intellectual property rights that you hold in that content and you grant to us a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable, sub-licensable license to (a) use, host, store, reproduce, modify, prepare derivative works (such as translations, adaptations, summaries or other changes), communicate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display, and distribute this content in any manner, mode of delivery or media now known or developed in the future; and (b) permit other users to access, reproduce, distribute, publicly display, prepare derivative works of, and publicly perform your content via the Services, as may be permitted by the functionality of those Services (e.g., for users to re-blog, re-post or download your content). In some of the Services, there may be specific terms or settings allowing a different scope of use of the content submitted in those Services. You must have the necessary rights to grant us the license described in this Section 6(b) for any content that you upload, share with or submit to the Services.
Modifying and Terminating the Services
We are constantly innovating, changing and improving the Services. We may, without notice, add or remove functionalities or features, create new limits to the Services, or temporarily or permanently suspend or stop a Service.
You can stop using the Services at any time. You may cancel and delete your account at any time.
We may temporarily or permanently suspend or terminate your account or impose limits on or restrict your access to parts or all of the Services at any time, without notice and for any reason, including, but not limited to, violation of these Terms, court order, or inactivity exceeding 12 months.
Subject to any statutory rights you might have, if your account is terminated, access to your username, password, and all related information, files, and content associated with your account may be terminated and your username may be recycled for use by others.
Our Warranties and Disclaimers
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we, along with our parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, partners, licensors and distributors do not make any representations, promises, or warranties, express or implied, about the services. We provide our services “as-is,” “with all faults,” and “as available.” Your use of the services, including content within the services, is at your own risk and we do not represent, promise, or warrant that the services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free. You understand and agree that no data transmission over the internet or information storage technology can be guaranteed to be secure, and we expressly disclaim any warranties, express or implied, to that effect. We make no commitments, promises or warranties about the content within the services or content linked from the services, the support we provide for the services, the specific functions of the services, the security of the services, or the services’ reliability, quality, accuracy, availability, or ability to meet your needs, provide certain outputs or achieve certain results.
Some jurisdictions provide for certain implied warranties, such as the implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we disclaim any and all implied or express promises or warranties about the services.
For the protection of our users and our system, we automatically filter email from certain countries and certain domains that are known for generating excessive spam and/or malware.
Limitation of liability
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, you agree and understand that we will not be liable for: any indirect, special, incidental, consequential, treble or other multiples of damages, exemplary or punitive damages arising from or in connection with these terms or your use of the services. We are not responsible for any lost profits, lost revenues, lost business opportunities, diminution in value, including any alleged loss or diminution in value of personal information, or any other losses (collectively, “losses”) arising from or in connection with these terms or your use of or access to the services, including, but not limited to, losses resulting from or in connection with: the deletion of, alteration of, mis-delivery of, or failure to store data maintained or transmitted by the services; the limiting, suspension or termination of your account; your downloading or sharing of information, including personal information, via the services; the unauthorized access to your account or any data maintained or transmitted by the services; links provided by the services or third parties to external sites or resources; your dealings with or participation in promotions of advertisers found on or through the services; or any good or services sold by such advertisers. We will not be liable for problems caused by others, the wrongful or unlawful actions of third parties, or an act of god. The limitations and exclusions in these terms will apply whether or not we have been advised of or should have been aware of the possibility of any losses arising. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we are not liable in connection with any disputes that arise out of or relate to these terms or services for any amount greater than the amount you paid to us for the services.
You agree that any recommendation, idea, proposal, suggestion, feedback or other input (“Feedback”) you submit to us related to our products, services, websites, apps, or technology may be used by us without any notice, obligation, restriction, reimbursement or compensation to you and you waive (or agree not to enforce) any and all rights that may now or in future exist (including moral and equivalent rights) in any Feedback.
About these Terms
These Terms control the relationship between you and us. They do not create any third party beneficiary rights. If there is a conflict or inconsistency between the terms in this document and the additional terms associated with a particular Service, the additional terms will control solely for that conflict or inconsistency.
We may modify the Terms from time to time without notice. Unless we indicate otherwise, modifications will be effective as of the date they are posted on this page or any successor page. You should look at the Terms regularly.
You may stop using the Services at any time, but your continued use of or subscription to a Service after the effective date of any modifications to the Terms or the means that you agree to the Terms as modified.
Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision (or part of a provision) of these Terms is found to be invalid, you and we nevertheless agree to give effect to the intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Terms remain in full force and effect.
We may freely assign these Terms and all of the policies and other documents incorporated or referenced in it (including all rights, licenses, and obligations under it or them), in whole or in part and without notice, for any reason, including for the purpose of internal restructuring (for example, mergers or liquidations).
We may update these terms from time to time without notice, so you should check them periodically.
Our Privacy Pledge
Information Collection and Use
We may collect and combine information when you interact with us.
We may collect the information that you provide to us, such as: When you create an account with us. (Please note, when you use our Services, we may recognize you or your devices even if you are not signed in to our Services.) We may use device IDs, cookies, and other signals, including information obtained from third parties, to associate accounts and/or devices with you. When you use our Services to communicate with others or post, upload or store content (such as comments, photos, voice inputs, videos, emails, messaging services and attachments). We analyze and store all communications content, including email content from incoming and outgoing mail. This allows us to deliver, personalize and develop relevant features, content, advertising and Services. We collect information from your devices (computers, mobile phones, tablets, etc.), including information about how you interact with our Services and those of our third-party partners and information that allows us to recognize and associate your activity across devices and Services. This information includes device specific identifiers and information such as IP address, cookie information, mobile device and advertising identifiers, browser version, operating system type and version, mobile network information, device settings, and software data. We may recognize your devices to provide you with personalized experiences and advertising across the devices you use. We collect location information from a variety of sources.
How We Use This Information
We are able to deliver, personalize, and improve our Services by combining and using the information we have about you (including information we receive on and off our Services) to understand how you use and interact with our Services and the people or things you’re connected to and interested in. We also may use the information we have about you for the following purposes:
i. Provide, maintain, improve, and develop relevant features, content, and Services.
ii. Analyze your content and other information.
iii. Fulfill your requests and when authorized by you.
iv. Help advertisers and publishers connect to offer relevant advertising in their apps and websites.
v. Match and serve targeted advertising (across devices and both on and off of our Services) and provide targeted advertising based on your device activity, inferred interests and location information.
vi. Contact you with information about your account or with marketing messages.
vii. Associate your activity across our Services and your different devices as well as associate any accounts you may use. We may associate activity and accounts under a single user ID.
viii. Carry out or support promotions.
ix. Conduct research and support innovation.
x. Create analytics and reports for external parties, including partners, publishers, advertisers, apps, third-parties and the public regarding the use of and trends within our Services and ads, including showing trends to partners regarding general preferences, the effectiveness of ads and information on user experiences. These analytics and reports may include aggregate or pseudonymized information.
xi. Provide location-based Services, advertising, search results, and other content consistent with your location settings.
xii. Combine information we have about you with information we obtain from business partners or other companies, such as your activities on other sites and apps.
xiii. Detect and defend against fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful activity.
How We Share This Information
i. For Legal and Other Purposes. We may access, preserve and disclose information to investigate, prevent, or take action in connection with: (i) legal process and legal requests; (ii) enforcement of the Terms; (iii) claims that any content violates the rights of third-parties; (iv) requests for customer service; (v) technical issues; (vi) protecting the rights, property or personal safety of us, its users or the public; (vii) establishing or exercising our legal rights or defending against legal claims; or (viii) as otherwise required by law.
ii. New Ownership. If the ownership or control of all or part of our company changes as a result of a merger, acquisition or sale of assets, we may transfer your information to the new owner.
Information Security and Data Retention
We have technical, administrative and physical safeguards in place to help protect against unauthorized access, use or disclosure of customer information we collect or store.
Protecting Children’s Privacy
Our Services are for a general audience. We do not knowingly collect, use, or share information that could reasonably be used to identify children under age 13 without prior parental consent or consistent with applicable law.
Data Processing and Transfers