AGREEMENT BETWEEN USER AND ROOF ONLINE
Roof Online’s Roofing Forum (“the Roofing Forum”) is a website made up of various web pages operated by Roof Online. The Roofing Forum is made available to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the Roofing Forum constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.
Roof Online reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Roofing Forum operates.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The Roofing Forum may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Roof Online and Roof Online is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Roof Online of the linked site or any association with its operators.
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE
As a condition of your use of the Roofing Forum website, you warrant to Roof Online that you will not use the Roofing Forum website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Roofing Forum website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Roofing Forum website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Roofing Forum website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information by any means not intentionally made available through the Roofing Forum website.
USE OF FORUM SERVICES
The Roofing Forum website may contain news groups, forums, communities, user web pages, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Forum Services”), you agree to use the Forum Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are appropriate and related to the particular Forum Service. As an example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Forum Service, you will not:
• Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
• Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
• Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
• Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer.
• Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Forum Service specifically allows such messages.
• Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
• Download any file posted by another user of a Forum Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
• Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
• Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Forum Services.
• Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Forum Service.
• Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
• Post any spam links or hidden links. The definition of “spam link” is at the sole discretion of Roof Online and may change without notice.
• Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
Roof Online has no obligation to monitor the Forum Services. However, Roof Online reserves the right to review materials posted to a Forum Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. Roof Online reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Forum Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
Roof Online reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Roof Online’s sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Forum Service. Roof Online does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Forum Service and, therefore, Roof Online specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Forum Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Forum Service.
Materials uploaded to a Forum Service may be subject to limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.
MATERIALS PROVIDED TO ROOF ONLINE OR POSTED ON THE ROOFING FORUM
Roof Online does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to Roof Online (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to the Roofing Forum website (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting Roof Online permission to use your Submission including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. Roof Online is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time at Roof Online’s sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.
The information, software, products, and services included on or available through the Roofing Forum may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. Roof Online and/or its suppliers may make improvements and/or changes in the Roofing Forum at any time. Advice received via Roof Online’s Roofing Forum should not be relied upon for personal, medical, legal or financial decisions and you should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your situation.
Roof Online may publish forum posts containing tips, guides, lists, suggestions or similar content concerning building maintenance or home improvement projects. These forum posts are not comprehensive, and they do not necessarily apply to any User’s specific home or any other specific building. Any advice given in these forum posts is provided based on generalized, public knowledge concerning roofing, building maintenance, home improvement, and safety, and is not necessarily provided by experts. Roofing Forum posts should be considered only in conjunction with the advice of licensed experts and should never be construed as comprehensive. Roof Online disclaims any warranties or representations with respect to the forum posts on this website.
Roof Online makes no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, and accuracy of the information, software, products, services and related graphics contained on the Roofing Forum for any purpose. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, all such information, software, products, services and related graphics are provided “as is” without warranty or condition of any kind. Roof Online hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, services and related graphics, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.
The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
COPYRIGHT POLICY AND TAKE DOWN PROCEDURES:
We expect forum users to respect copyright law. In appropriate circumstances, we will terminate the account of any user who repeatedly infringes or is believed to be repeatedly infringing the rights of copyright holders.
Roof Online does not tolerate the posting of any material which violates copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy or are defamatory, obscene or otherwise inappropriate. Roof Online reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove such work and will not be liable to the user in any manner for the removal.
SANCTIONS FOR VIOLATIONS OF THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS
Without limiting any other rights, Roof Online may, in our sole discretion, take any action permitted by law for any violation of these Terms or any other policy or agreement between you and Roof Online, including but not limited to removing user content you posted, limiting your account access, terminating your account, notifying other users of the termination of your account and/or the violation of the terms, decreasing your status or search rank, blocking access, investigating you, and/or cooperating with law enforcement agencies in investigation or prosecution.
ACCOUNT RESTRICTION, SUSPENSION OR TERMINATION
Roof Online reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Roofing Forum website and/or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.
To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the United States of America and the State of Texas and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Dallas County, Texas, U.S.A. in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Roofing Forum. Use of the Roofing Forum is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Roof Online as a result of this agreement or use of any Roof Online website. Roof Online’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Roof Online’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Roofing Forum or information provided to or gathered by Roof Online with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and Roof Online with respect to the Roofing Forum and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and Roof Online with respect to the Roofing Forum.
CONTACT INFORMATION: If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions or the Roofing Forum in general, please contact us through the form available on Roof Online’s Contact page.