Last Updated: August 19, 2009
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USE OF INTERACTIVE FEATURES
Responsibility for User-Submitted Content. Our Site may include public posting areas and interactive features, such as “contact us” tools and email features, and comment fields, blogs, forums and other community publishing areas, that allow users to send content and materials to us and/or to display content and materials on the Site. You will be solely responsible for any and all content and materials of whatever nature that you post on, transmit to or link to from the Site.
Your License to Us
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Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you agree not to use any portion of this Site to post or otherwise make available any content or material or, as applicable, to engage in any conduct or activity that:
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- harms minors in any way;
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- is false, deceptive, misleading, or deceitful;
- infringes any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights of any party;
- you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
- constitutes or includes unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation;
- contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of the Site or any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
- interferes with or disrupts the Site or servers or networks connected to the Site, or disobeys any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Site;
- intentionally or unintentionally violates any applicable local, state, national or international law;
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