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SQUAWKBOARD TERMS & CONDITIONS - TERMS OF USE

 

DESCRIPTIONS AND DEFINITIONS

 

SquawkBoard.com is an on-line general classified listing site (GCLS) containing content which provides a variety of sections, categories and general classified listings. Other then general information links or section/category titles, all other content on the GCLS is provided by users. GCLS is not responsible for information (Advise, tips, warnings, disclosures, text, direction, etc by any of link providers on the site. Said links are provided only as a general service to users. It is understood that said link sites are completely independent of SquawkBoard. GCLS makes no representation to the content or claims made on any "Third Party" or site links. Content on said third party links/sites is not endorsed by GCLS and is understood as a public information courtesy only. GCLS is not responsible for any links content, user content, content in user postings, and content in user responses or other. GCLS is not responsible for any vendor claims on the site. Site users hold GCLS harmless from any advertised information, personal information or claims by site users. It is the sole responsibility of the user in relation to user exposure to site content. GLCS does not control content by its users. GCLS is not responsible for any user provided content on the site. User acknowledges that using (posting, responding, viewing, connecting to any site links, etc) is done at users own risk. If user finds offense to any user content on site you may discontinue use of GCLS site. GCLS is not responsible for user provided content on GCLS site. GCLS is not responsible for any interaction between site users. Site is not responsible or obligated to become involved in any disputes or legal claims of any kind between users. User is responsible and liable for any user content posted thru users account. All users are required to set up a user account. GCLS reserves the right to block, remove or terminate user account at anytime. User understands that any ads or messages that are posted will be become non-confidential and non-proprietary to you. User grants the site to the right to use or remove the ad or message without review or approval by you. It is agreed that GCLS has irrevocable rights to use your ad for any purpose whatsoever and said rights are approved by user. This includes disclosure, publication, broadcasting, reproduction, advertising, etc, in any form (Media Included) without notice of any kind of compensation to you. User agrees once an ad is posted it becomes the property of the GCLS site.

GCLS reserves the right to change or modify site terms and conditions at its sole discretion at anytime. These terms/guidelines may change from time to time. In the event user objects to any of said terms and conditions or content including any modifications of said terms and conditions thereto user may discontinue use of the SquawkBoard GCLS site. User agrees to comply with all SCLS terms of use.

 

USER CONTENT AND CONDUCT

 

User agrees not to use GCLS site for anything that is unlawful, hateful, lends to racial or gender discrimination, threatening, embarrassing, abusive or harmful to any individual or business in any way.

User understands that GCLS is not responsible for Advising, Informing, Regulating, Dictating, etc, Federal, State or Local laws and any governmental regulations/guidelines that may apply in the users relevant area of posting or service. User agrees that it is solely the users responsibility for compliance with any law that applies to users area of posting or service. Users are responsible for compliance with all applicable Federal, State, Local, laws, licensing, codes, regulations, ordinances, etc, that apply to the users relevant area of posting or service. Laws such as Fair housing acts, Discrimination laws, ADA act, Religion, Ethnicity, Fair Employment, etc are expected to be exercised when posting an ad. If any ads are discovered that violates Law, said ads will be removed from the site. It is the user/posters responsibility to comply with all Governmental Laws and Governing Laws in the users relevant area of posting or service. GCLS is not responsible for enforcement of law in users ads. GCLS is not responsible for any content in users ads.

Pornographic material (Nude Photos or sexually abusive descriptive text) is prohibited on the SquawkBoard site. This includes depiction of genitalia, intercourse between persons of the same or opposite sex, bestiality, masturbation, sadistic abuse, or blatant exhibition of the genitals, including female breasts. Backside photos are permitted in the dating, personal personals and adult section only. Genitals must be covered in all backside photos.

Any sexual depiction involving a minor or ad exploiting minors in any way will be removed from the site. Users are encouraged to inform "SquawkBoard Watchdog" when any photo that violates GCLS conditions are discovered. Violators of the nudity or sexually abusive text TERMS will have their account permanently closed by SquawkBoard.com. User agrees that GCLS has exclusive rights to all posted ads and GCLS can remove any user posting at any time per GCLS discretion.

Firearms or Drugs — Ads related to sale of firearms or drugs (Legal or Illegal) are prohibited on the site.

Illegal Service — Any ad that promotes any illegal service or sale of illegal items per State or U.S Government law are prohibited on the site.

Posting Agents - User may not contract with a third party posting agent for any ad postings. Posting agents are not permitted to post on behalf of any users or cause content to be posted for users. Posting agents cannot access Site Provider in order to post content on behalf of others. Posting agents are prohibited from operating on the GCLS site.

Spam - User understands that GCLS site is not to be used for any sending of unsolicited e-mail advertisements to SquawkBoard e-mail address or through SquawkBoard site. GCLS site uses servers In California and throughout the United States. Any unauthorized use of SquawkBoard computer systems is a violation of the GCLS Terms &Conditions and Federal and State Laws, including the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (18 U.S.C. Sec 1030), Section502 of the California Penal Code and Section 17538.45 of the California Business and Professions Code. Any such violations may subject the sender and his or her agent to Civil/Criminal Penalties.

 

Copyright or Protected Works — Claims of Infringement

 

User understands that GCLS is not responsible for copyright infringement by users of other users material. If user believes his or her work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright, trademark or intellectual property infringement, user should report the subject violation to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. User acknowledges and agrees that GCLS is not responsible for ANY user posted content. Content on the GCLS site are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks or other proprietary rights which are owned by or licensed to the Site; or are owned by other parties, (users, advertisers, support links, etc), other parties who have posted on the site. SquawkBoard is a registered mark in the U.S Patent and trademark Office. User agrees to comply with all laws, statues, regulations, etc, as it relates to U.S. copyright and trademark law.

 

AD TERM LIMITS / PRIVACY, ETC

 

Most ads posted on SquawkBoard expire after one month. Paid ads may expire either earlier or later depending on the length of run purchased for the ad.

Users may post the same ad in up to two metropolitan areas every two days. Ads may be considered the same if they are identical or nearly identical to previously posted ads. Ads in categories requiring payment may be posted in unlimited areas and with unlimited frequency. However, each post will incur a separate listing fee.

During the time your ad is active, it may be seen by anybody, including users of the website who have not registered for an account or logged in. The content of your ad may further be indexed by search engines. Although your email address is never shown with your ad, any information you post about yourself in the ad becomes available to the public when posted on SquawkBoard. You can remove your ad any time by visiting the ad and clicking the "Remove Ad" button.

 

REPORTING VIOLATIONS

 

SquawkBoard WatchDog - Users are encouraged to inform "SquawkBoard Watchdog" when any ad contains material that violates GCLS Terms & Conditions (Including Spam) are observed/discovered on the GCLS site. User understands that GCLS is a venue classified site only. User understands GCLS is not responsible for user content. User understands that the GCLS site is user driven and monitored by users. User understands and agrees that user indemnifies SquawkBoard.com from any legal action whatsoever related to user posted material or individual law suits deriving from material in user ads. GCLS welcomes feedback as to improve the SquawkBoard site.

 

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES /LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITTY/INDEMNITY

 

User understands that use of the GCLS site is at users own risk. User agrees to indemnify SquawkBoard, it’s officers, employees, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns, agents, and service providers harmless from any claim or demand including, but not limited to attorney fees, court costs, investigative fees, other associated fees made by any third party due to or arising out of your (User) use of this site. Further user agrees to indemnify and hold SquawkBoard, it’s officers, employees, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns, agents and service providers harmless from any claim stemming from your(User) violations of GCLS Terms & Conditions, or your (user)violation of any other users rights. User and or all third parties understand that under no circumstances shall SquawkBoard be liable for any damages, whether direct or indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary that result from any aspect of your use of the GCLS site. SquawkBoard shall not be liable for damages regardless of whether said damages arise from misuse of GCLS, from inability to use GCLS, or any interruption. modification, termination of the GCLS site. Any such limitations apply to damages incurred by reason of other services or products received thru or advertised in connection with SquawkBoard or any links on GLCS, as well as by reason of any information received thru advertised in connection with SquawkBoard or any links on GLCS. User understands that SquawkBoard is not responsible for any third party claims. User agrees that user will be responsible for all attorney fees, court costs, investigative fees and or any other legal defense fees incurred from litigation or claims brought upon SquawkBoard by user. User understands that SquawkBoard is not obligated to get involved in any way whatsoever in personal disputes, legal disputes, legal claims, civil or criminal claims between GLCS users or otherwise between other GLCS users, third parties including any user/ third party litigation. User understands SquawkBoard is not responsible for any content in third party advertising or any link site content on GLCS site. User understands that SquawkBoard is in no way responsible for other user/third party third party content and makes no representations or warranties regarding any third party content. Any contracts, agreements, services or any other type of interaction with any other user or third party contacted thru content posted on GLCS are completely between user and said third party. SquawkBoard is not responsible for any user or third party content.

 

MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS AND DISCLOSURES

 

User acknowledges and agrees that SquawkBoard is not responsible or liable for any user content provided by user or third party on GLCS site. User agrees that it is the users responsibility to research all U.S., State and Local Laws, regulations, codes, guidelines, etc before posting or responding to any ad on GLCS site. User agrees that user is entirely responsible and liable for any content posted or any ad that is posted thru your account. User understands that the GLCS site is a venue only for posters and users of the site. SquawkBoard is not responsible for any user or third party content. User agrees that any material user posts on the GLCS site is at users own risk. User agrees it is the sole responsibility of the user related to exposure to any user or third party content on the site. SquawkBoard assumes no responsibility for the accuracy, currency, completeness or usefulness of information, views, opinions or advice in any user or third party material on the GLCS site. SquawkBoard does not endorse any

opinions or recommendations posted by any users, links, advertisers, vendors or any other third parties. User understands that SquawkBoard is not responsible liable for any user or third party content. User understands that the GLCS does not pre-screen or approve any user material on the site, but GLCS does have the right to remove, refuse, or delete any content for any reason whatsoever. SquawkBoard is not responsible for any interaction between user and other users of the site. User understands that SquawkBoard makes no guarantee or warranty including implied warranty related to any user, vendor or third party advertisement or service. User understands and agrees that SquawkBoard is not an insurer. User agrees that user assumes all risk when interacting with other users, advertisers, vendors or service providers on the site. User acknowledges that Squawk board is not an insurer. User acknowledges that using (posting, responding, viewing, connecting to any link sites, etc), is done at users own risk. User agrees if user finds offense to any user content on the site, user may discontinue use of the GLCS site.

User understands and agrees that SquawkBoard reserves the right to change or modify the site terms and conditions at its sole discretion at any time. The terms and guidelines may change from time to time. In the event user objects to any of said terms and conditions or content including any modifications of said terms and conditions thereto, user understands that user may discontinue use of the GLCS site. User agrees to comply with all GCLS terms of use.

User understands that all of the aforementioned terms and conditions are the "Terms of Use Conditions" referred to when checking the required box titled: "I have read and agree to the terms of use" before posting an ad or responding to any ad. When user checks the referred box, user is acknowledging that user understands and agrees with all said SquawkBoard Terms and Conditions.