For content that is covered by intellectual property rights, such as written articles, photos and videos (to be referred to as "IP Content"), you grant HelloMetro -- subject to your privacy and application settings -- a non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free worldwide license to use IP Content that you post on or in connection with HelloMetro and/or The Commons. This license ends when you delete your IP Content or your account, unless your content has been shared with others, and they have not deleted it.
When you delete IP Content, it is removed in a manner similar to emptying the recycle bin on a computer. However, you understand that removed content may persist in backup copies for a period of time (but will not be made available to others).
You also understand that:
You will not collect users' IP Content or information, or otherwise access HelloMetro or The Commons using automated means, without permission.
You will not solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else.
You will not post content or take any action on HelloMetro or The Commons that infringes or violates someone else's rights or otherwise violates the law. If you repeatedly infringe other people's intellectual property rights, we reserve the right to disable your account.
You will not post anyone's identification documents or sensitive financial information on HelloMetro or The Commons.
HelloMetro.com can remove any content or information you post on HelloMetro or The Commons if we believe that it violates these stipulations
1. No Representations Or Warranties
The services provided on this Web site and the content, information, documents, graphics and images published at this Web site could include inaccuracies, typographical errors or other errors. We make no commitment, however, to update what is contained in this Web site. Furthermore, we reserve the right to temporarily, or permanently, modify, alter, discontinue or delete the same without prior notice. Consequently,
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Users of this Web site should not rely upon opinions expressed at this Web site when making business, financial, personal or other decisions. Furthermore, we do not endorse the opinions of third parties expressed on this Web site or on linked Web sites.
3. User Warnings/User Conduct
1. Violate any applicable law, regulation or rule;
2. Harass, offend, threaten, embarrass, distress or invade the privacy of any individual or entity;
3. Post or transmit any commercial, advertising or promotional materials, including without limitation, "spam" or mass distributions;
4. Provide false information on your registration form or impersonate another person at any point;
5. Post or transmit false, inappropriate, improper, disorderly or excessive messages or information.
6. Post any material that infringes upon any third party's copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property right.
If you violate such terms, we may, without prior notice and without liability to you, ban you from any and all services, terminate your registration, delete your messages or postings, and take any other action we deem appropriate in our sole discretion. With reference to any services we provide, you acknowledge that we may, from time to time, without notice to you and at our sole discretion, establish various practices, limitations and restrictions for administering such services, including without limitation: how often a service or account may be accessed; the maximum number of days that messages or postings will be retained; the maximum number of messages or postings allowed; the size and nature of messages and postings; the maximum storage space available for an account; and all other matters related to administration of services, and you agree to be bound by such practices. You agree that we are not responsible or liable for deactivation or deletion of accounts or for loss of e-mails, communications, postings, data or information as a result of, or arising out of, our administration of such services.
We assume no responsibility for the accuracy, integrity, quality completeness, usefulness or value of any content, data, documents, graphics, images, information, advice, or opinion contained in any e-mails, message boards, chat rooms or community services, or in any other public services, and do not endorse any advice or opinion contained therein. We do not monitor or control such services, although we reserve the right to do so. We may take any action we deem appropriate, in our sole discretion, to maintain the high quality of our service and to protect ourselves and others.
4. Web Site Links And Third-Party Sites
This Web site may contain links to other Web sites which are independent of this Web site. We make no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, value, integrity, completeness or authenticity of the information or opinions contained in any such linked Web site, and any link to another Web site shall not in any manner be construed as an endorsement by us of that Web site, or of the products or services described therein.
Furthermore, these links may lead to sites or links that contain offensive and objectionable content or which may contain dangerous computer viruses. You assume, and we hereby disclaim, all responsibility for any of the content on these sites or for any damage sustained by users of these sites.
Your confidential use of this site cannot be guaranteed by us. We shall not be responsible for any harm that you or any person may suffer as a result of a breach of confidentiality in respect to your use of this site.
You may have an account and password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account information and are fully responsible for all conduct carried out under this password and account. We are not liable for any loss of confidentiality or for any damages arising from your failure to comply with these terms. You will promptly report any unauthorized use of your password to us.
7. Limitation of Damages
IN NO EVENT WILL WE, OUR OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, SUBCONTRACTORS, SUPPLIERS, AGENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, SUCCESSORS OR ASSIGNS BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR OTHER INDIRECT (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, COST OF COVER) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT OR ANY SERVICES, CONTENT OR OTHER MATERIALS PROVIDED OR AVAILABLE HEREUNDER, OR USE OF ANY OTHER LINKS OR LINKED WEB SITE, EVEN IF WE ARE EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES AROSE IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER LEGAL BASIS. THE TERM "DAMAGES" INCLUDES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEY FEES, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION AND LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE ECONOMIC TERMS OF OUR AGREEMENT REFLECT THE FOREGOING ALLOCATION OF RISK AND SUCH ALLOCATION OF RISK IS A SIGNIFICANT INDUCEMENT FOR US TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES, WEB SITE AND OTHER CONTENT AND MATERIALS.
Nothing contained in this Web site shall be construed as conferring any license or right, expressly, by implication, by estoppel or otherwise, under any of our intellectual property rights, or under any third party's intellectual property rights, and no part of this Web site may be reproduced, republished, copied, transmitted, or distributed in any form or by any means.
10. Claims of Copyright Infringement
HelloMetro L.L.C. respects the intellectual property of others and may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, terminate the accounts of users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that any material on this Web site infringes on any copyright which you own or control, or that any link on this Web site directs you to another Web site that contains material that infringes on any copyright which you own or control, you may file a notification of such infringement with our designated agent to have the material removed or otherwise blocked from access.
YOU AGREE TO HOLD HARMLESS, DEFEND AND INDEMNIFY US, OUR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SUBSIDIARIES, CONTRACTORS, SUBCONTRACTORS, SUPPLIERS, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND AFFILIATES, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS FROM ALL LIABILITIES, CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND EXPENSES, INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS' FEES, THAT ARE DUE TO, OR THAT ARISE FROM YOUR USE OR MISUSE OF THIS SITE, ANY SERVICES THEREIN, OR FOR INFRINGEMENT BY YOU OR OTHERS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OR OTHER RIGHT OF ANY THIRD PARTY. WE MAY ASSUME EXCLUSIVE CONTROL OF ANY DEFENSE OR ANY MATTER SUBJECT TO INDEMNIFICATION BY YOU, AND YOU AGREE TO COOPERATE WITH US IN SUCH EVENT.
12. Governing Laws in Case of Dispute
13. International Use
We do not represent that all content, materials and services on our Web site are appropriate or available for use in all geographic locations, especially some locations outside the United States, and accessing such from certain locations may be illegal and prohibited. Those who do access content, materials and services from such locations act on their own initiative and we are not responsible for their compliance with local laws or other applicable laws. You will not access the foregoing where prohibited by law.
14. Integration; Severability; General