The Site may provide a variety of services to users including but not limited to online resources, various communications tools, online forums, shopping services, personalized content and programming. Any and all services that may be offered presently and/or in the future will be subject to the TOU. BBE has the sole discretion to add, change, remove, suspend or discontinue any of the services on the Site at any time without notice and we may set forth different restrictions and conditions for different services available on the Site without notice or liability.
Access and Use
The entire contents and design of the Site and all materials contained on the Site are protected by U.S. and international copyright law. All rights regarding the Site and materials contained on the Site are either owned by BBE, are licensed to it, or are used by BBE with permission. BBE retains and reserves all proprietary rights to the contents of the Site. The Site and all materials contained on the Site can only be used for your personal and non-commercial purposes. This means that you may only view or download material from the Site for your own use and you must keep all copyright and other proprietary notices attached to the downloaded material. You may link to, view, download, use, display and print a single copy of the materials found on the Site only for personal, noncommercial and informational purposes as long as: (1) you do not alter or modify the materials in any way; (2) you include all applicable copyright, trademark and other notices and disclaimers; and (3) you do not use the materials in a way that suggests an association with the Site or BBE. Any other use of the Site or the information contained here is strictly prohibited
You may not copy, republish, upload, post, display, transmit, duplicate, distribute (including by way of email, facsimile or other electronic means) or frame any materials on this Site without prior written consent from BBE. The material covered by this prohibition includes, without limitation, any text, graphics, logos, photographs, audio or video material or stills from audiovisual material available on this Site. The use of materials from the Site on any other Web site or networked computer environment is similarly prohibited. Requests for permission to reproduce or distribute materials found on the Site can be made by contacting BBE in writing at firstname.lastname@example.org. Users shall not view, use, download, export or copy any content of the Site except in full compliance with all U.S. and other applicable laws and regulations and the TOU.
You are also strictly prohibited from creating works or materials that derive from or are based on the materials contained on the Site including, without limitation, fonts, icons, link buttons, wallpaper, desktop themes, online postcards and greeting cards and unlicensed merchandise. This prohibition applies regardless of whether the derivative materials are sold, bartered or given away.
All Site names and logos and all related product and service names, design marks and slogans are the trademarks and/or service marks of BBE. All rights are reserved in favor of BBE. You are not authorized to use the Site name or mark in any advertisement, publicity or in any other commercial manner without the prior written consent of BBE. All other trademarks appearing on the Site are the property of their respective owners.
Materials Submitted by You
You and other Site users may be provided with the opportunity to submit or upload messages and other materials including videos to the Site (“User Materials”). Additional terms and conditions with respect to the uploading and/or submission of User Materials may appear elsewhere on this Site and such additional terms and conditions shall be deemed to supplement these TOU. You and other Site users may also have the opportunity to engage in “chat” discussions on the Site or post User Materials on bulletin boards and other public areas of the Site. BBE takes absolutely no responsibility for User Materials in any manner whatsoever. You understand that by submitting User materials any other user of the Site may have access to your User Materials. BBE has no control over User Materials posted on the Site and BBE does not endorse any User Materials and will have no liability whatsoever in connection with any User Materials. Neither BBE nor the Site has any obligation to monitor User Materials and no responsibility to remove, modify and/or edit User Materials.
BBE reserves the right, but is not obligated, to remove, modify and/or edit any User Materials in BBE’s sole and absolute discretion for any reason. BBE reserves the right, but is not obligated; to prohibit any user from posting User Materials for any reason whatsoever in BBE’s sole and absolute discretion. By submitting User Material you represent and warrant to BBE that you have the legal right and authority to submit such User Material and that such User Material does not infringe on any legal rights of any third party whatsoever. You agree that you will not submit any User Materials that are defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, exceedingly violent, sexually explicit, and/or promote any conduct that constitutes a crime or results in civil liability. In addition you agree that User Materials submitted by you will not contain any form of computer virus, worm or other harmful component and that User Materials submitted by you will not violate any law, rule or regulation. You further agree that you are solely liable for any and all costs, claims, demands, investigations, liabilities, losses, damages, judgments, settlements, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, connected to or arising from your breach of any representation or warranty, or other violation of the terms of the TOU and/or which result from your submission of User Materials.
You further agree that any and all User Materials submitted by you becomes the property of BBE and may be used, copied, sublicensed, adapted, transmitted, distributed, publicly performed and published, displayed, changed, modified, destroyed and/or deleted as BBE sees fit without the payment of any consideration whatsoever to you. In addition should you at any time send to BBE and/or the Site unsolicited materials and/or content of any kind (“Unsolicited Materials”), such Unsolicited Materials will become the property of BBE and may be used, copied, sublicensed, adapted, transmitted, distributed, publicly performed and published, displayed, changed, modified, destroyed and/or deleted as BBE sees fit without the payment of any consideration whatsoever to you.
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The Site and its contents are provided to users as a convenience and are provided on an “AS IS”, “AS AVAILABLE” and “WITH ALL FAULTS” basis. Neither BBE nor the Site, to the fullest extent permitted by law, is providing any warranties, representations and/or endorsements of any kind neither express nor implied, with respect to the Site including without limitation, warranties related to non-infringement, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and title. This means, without limitation, that BBE does not warrant that the Site is fit for any particular purpose; that the functions contained in the materials in the Site will be uninterrupted; that defects will be corrected; that the Site is free of viruses and other harmful components, that the Site is accurate, error free or reliable and/or that the Site does not infringe on the rights of third parties.
Access to the Site is voluntary and at the sole risk of the user. BBE does not warrant the accuracy of any materials on the Site or on any Other Sites linked to or from the Site. BBE makes no representation that information on the Site is free of errors or omissions that may be considered material. BBE does not warrant the completeness or correctness, timeliness or usefulness of any opinions, advice, services, merchandise or other materials provided through the Site. BBE will not be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided on the Site. Except for information, products or services clearly and specifically identified as being supplied or endorsed by BBE, BBE does not endorse any products or services this Site or other web sites linked to or from it.
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THE BBE PARIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO ANY USER’S COMPUTER, MODEM, CELL PHONE, HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, OR OTHER EQUIPMENT OR TECHNOLOGY INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGE FROM ANY SECURITY BREACH OR FROM ANY VIRUS, BUGS, TAMPERING, FRAUD, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER LINE OR NETWORK FAILURE OR ANY OTHER TECHNICAL OR OTHER MALFUNCTION.
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Information provided on the Site is not targeted to users in any particular locality nor is it intended to constitute the doing of business in any jurisdiction. However by using the Site you agree that these TOU and the interpretation of these TOU are governed, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York without regard to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of New York located in the City of New York or, if appropriate, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York for resolution of any dispute, action or proceeding arising in connection with this Agreement or your use or non-use of the Site, and you further irrevocably waive any right you may have to trial by jury in any such dispute, action or proceeding. If any of the provisions of these TOU are held unenforceable by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction, then those provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary to allow the remainder of these TOU to retain their full force and effect. Except as set forth elsewhere in these TOU, these TOU constitutes the entire agreement between you and BBE and the Site applicable to its subject matter. It may not be modified except as described elsewhere in these TOU. Anything on the Site inconsistent or in conflict with the terms of these TOU is superseded by the TOU.
Use of this Web site is prohibited in any jurisdiction having laws that would void these TOU in whole or essential part or which makes accessing the Site illegal. Users in such jurisdictions visit and use this Site entirely at their own risk. You are solely responsible for compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations in connection with your use of the Site and the User Materials. You agree that these TOU will not be construed against BBE by virtue of BBE having drafted these TOU. No waiver on the part of BBE of any of these TOU will be of any force or effect unless made in writing and signed by a duly authorized officer of Company.
You understand and agree that BBE shall in it sole and absolute discretion interpret whether you are in compliance with these TOU. BBE may at any time and for any reason, including but not limited to BBE’s belief that you have violated these TOU and/or any law, rule or regulation, prohibit and/or limit your access to the Site and terminate your ability to use the Site.