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Access, Use and Proprietary Rights
The LEOAFFAIRS.COM™ logo and trademark, as well as other marks, trade names, trademarks and logos on this Web site, are the properties of their respective owners. All materials contained in this website are protected by international trademark and copyright laws and must only be used for personal, non-commercial purposes. This means that you may only view or download material from this website for your own use and you must keep all copyright and other proprietary notices attached to the downloaded material. All Content is copyrighted as a collective work under the U.S. and international copyright laws and LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC owns, to the fullest extent allowed by such law, the copyright in the arrangement, coordination, enhancement and selection of such Content or this Web site. Except as provided above, you may not make, copy, modify or create derivative works of the Content. In addition, you may not distribute, publish, transmit, reuse, repost, “and frame” the Content in any manner or sell or attempt to sell the Content.
The reproduction, duplication, distribution (including by way of email, facsimile, or other electronic means), publication, modification, copying, or transmission of material from this website is STRICTLY PROHIBITED unless you have obtained the prior written consent of LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC or unless it is expressly permitted by this website. The material covered by this prohibition includes, without limitation, any text, graphics, images, logos, photographs, audio or video material, or stills from audiovisual material, music, sound, photographs, illustrations, icons, headers, data, information and software (collectively, “Content”) available on this website. The use of materials from this website on any other web website or networked computer environment is similarly prohibited. Requests for permission to reproduce or distribute materials found on this website can be made by contacting LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC in writing at email@example.com.
You are also strictly prohibited from creating works or materials that derive from or are based on the materials contained in this website including, without limitation, fonts, icons, link buttons, wallpaper, desktop themes, on-line postcards and greeting cards, and unlicensed merchandise. This prohibition applies regardless of whether the derivative materials are sold, bartered, or given away.
Bulletin Boards/Message Boards/Forums and Chat Rooms
You are welcome to post, transmit or submit messages and other materials (which include uploading files, inputting data or any other materials or engaging in any form of communication in connection with this website) (collectively “Messages”) to bulletin boards, chat rooms or other public areas within, or in connection with, this website (collectively “Forums”). However, LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC accepts no responsibility whatsoever in connection with or arising from such Messages.
LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC does not endorse and has no control over the content of Messages submitted by others to Forums. Messages submitted to Forums are not necessarily reviewed by LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC prior to posting and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC. LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the content of the Messages in the Forums or the accuracy and reliability of any Messages and other materials in the Forums. Nonetheless, LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC reserves the right to prevent you from submitting Materials to Forums and to edit, restrict, or remove such Messages for any reason at any time.
LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC assumes no responsibility for actively monitoring Forums for inappropriate Messages. If at any time LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC chooses, in its sole discretion, to monitor the Forums, LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC nonetheless assumes no responsibility for the content of the Messages, no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate Messages, and no responsibility for the conduct of the user submitting any Message. In submitting Messages to Forums, you agree to strictly limit yourself to discussions about the subject matter for which the Forums are intended. You agree that LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC accepts no liability whatsoever if it determines to prevent your Messages from being submitted or if it edits, restricts or removes your Messages. You also agree to permit any other user of this Website to access, view, store, or reproduce the material for that other user’s personal use and not to restrict or inhibit the use of the website by any other person.
This is not a SLAM site and the Forums should be used constructively. Messages (anonymous or not) accusing anyone (including political candidates) of wrong doing (and/or criminal accusations) without substantial proof or reference are subject to deletion. Use your REAL name unless the need for an Anonymous Message is warranted. Messages not requiring Anonymous status, but being abused, are subject to deletion by System Moderators. Anonymous Messages are not granted the same right to exist that properly identified Messages are. Failure to comply can result in Message deletion and/or access blockage.
Here’s an opportunity to voice your opinion, ask questions, become more informed, make a stand or engage in a healthy debate.
You agree that you will not submit Messages to Forums that:
are unlawful, threatening, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, or indecent, including any communication that constitutes (or encourages conduct that would constitute) a criminal offense, gives rise to civil liability, or otherwise violates any local, state, national, or international law;
violate the copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights of any other person. By submitting Messages to Forums, you represent to LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC that you are the rightful owner of such material or that you have first obtained permission to submit the material from the rightful owner;
improperly assume or claim the identity, characteristics, or qualifications of another person;
are for purposes of spamming;
contain any virus or other harmful component;
are libelous, or an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or any other third party rights; or
are for commercial purposes or contain advertising or are intended to solicit a person to buy or sell services or to make donations.
You agree that any Message whatsoever submitted by you becomes the property of LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC and may be used, copied, sublicensed, adapted, transmitted, distributed, publicly performed, published, displayed, or deleted as LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC sees fit.
You agree to release LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC and affiliates, together with their respective agents, from any and all liability and obligations whatsoever in connection with or arising from your use of Forums. If at any time you are not happy with the Forums or object to any material within Forums, your sole remedy is to cease using them.
LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC does not knowingly accept unsolicited submissions. If unsolicited submissions are sent to LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC via this website, however, these submissions become the property of LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC and may be used, copied, sublicensed, adapted, transmitted, distributed, publicly performed, published, displayed, or deleted as LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC sees fit. You agree that you are not entitled to any compensation, credit, or notice whatsoever and that by sending an unsolicited submission you waive the right to make any claim against LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC or affiliates relating to unsolicited submissions, including, without limitation, unfair competition, breach of implied contract, or breach of confidentiality.
Linked Websites and Advertising
If you are interested in creating hypertext links to this Website, you must contact the Website Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org before doing so. In establishing hypertext links, you must not represent in any way, expressly or by implication, that you have received the endorsement, sponsorship, or support of this website or LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC, including its agents.
If LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC has provided links or pointers to other web websites, no inference or assumption should be made and no representation should be implied that LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC is connected with, operates, or controls these web websites.
LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC takes no responsibility for third party advertisements that are posted on this Website, nor does it take any responsibility for the goods or services provided by its advertisers.
Disclaimer of Liability and Warranties
While LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC does its best to ensure the optimal performance of the Website, you agree that you use this Website and rely on material contained in this Website at your own risk.
The Website, and all materials in this Website, are provided “as is” and, to the fullest extent permitted by law, are provided without warranties of any kind either express or implied. This means, without limitation, that LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC DOES NOT WARRANT that the Website is fit for any particular purpose; that the functions contained in the materials in the Website will be uninterrupted; that defects will be corrected; that the Website is free of viruses and other harmful components or that the Website is accurate, error free or reliable.
You acknowledge that LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC and affiliates, together with their respective agents, IS NOT LIABLE for any delays, inaccuracies, failures, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, viruses, or communication line failures or for the theft, destruction, damage, or unauthorized access to your computer system or network.
You acknowledge that LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC is not liable for any defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct or material found in connection with this Website, including such conduct or material transmitted by any means by any other person.
You acknowledge that LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC is not liable for any damages, including, without limitation, direct, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages, in connection with or arising from your use or from your inability to use the Website.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC and affiliates, together with their respective agents, from and against all the liabilities, claims, damages, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys fees and costs) arising out of your use of this Website; your failure to use the Website; your breach or alleged breach of this Agreement, or your breach or alleged breach of the copyright, trademark, proprietary, or other rights of third parties.
LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC reserves the right to immediately terminate your use of, or access to, this Website at any time if LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC decides in its sole discretion that you have breached this Agreement or any relevant law, rule, or regulation or you have engaged in conduct that LEOAFFAIRS.COM, LLC considers to be inappropriate or unacceptable.
Moderators and Moderation
This Agreement operates to the fullest extent permissible by law. If any provision of this Agreement is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that provision is deemed severable from this Agreement and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
This Agreement is governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Florida without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Florida for resolution of any dispute, action, or proceeding arising in connection with this Agreement or your use or non-use of the Website, and you further irrevocably waive any right you may have to trial by jury in any such dispute, action, or proceeding.