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Terms of Service below. These rules and guidelines are used
to protect you and to ensure that GrandArea.com is safe and
fun for everybody. This way, should someone use bad language,
make a harassing statement or otherwise make a pain of himself
or herself, we are able to do something about it. If you encounter
another member who isn't abiding by these rules, please write
to us. By agreeing to these terms, you're taking responsibility
for your own actions.
GrandArea.com is provided free of charge to you by GrandArea,
under these Terms of Service. Although portions of GrandArea.com
may be viewed simply by visiting the Site, in order to access
the message boards and/or receive additional services from
GrandArea.com you need to register as a member of GrandArea.com.
Once you register as a member of GrandArea.com community,
these Terms of Service will govern your use of GrandArea.com.
BY COMPLETING THE REGISTRATION PROCESS AND SELECTING THE "LOG
IN" OPTION, YOU ARE INDICATING YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND
TO TIME. These Terms of Service govern your use of GrandArea.com
and all services provided in connection with GrandArea.com.
GrandArea.com shall not be liable to you for any breach of
these Terms of Service. If you do not agree to these Terms
of Service, please do not register for or enter GrandArea.com.
The Terms of Service for your continued use of GrandArea.com
will be available throughout GrandArea.com. Please check these
areas before using GrandArea.com to determine whether a change
has been made to these Terms of Service. If you do not agree
to these changes in the Terms of Service as they may occur,
please arrange to terminate your registration with GrandArea.com
immediately (i) by notifying GrandArea.com of your unwillingness
to accept the changes to the Terms of Service; and (ii) by
discontinuing your use of GrandArea.com. Your continued use
of GrandArea.com will signify your acceptance of any change
in the terms and conditions set forth herein.
From time to time GrandArea.com may supplement these Terms
of Service with additional terms pertaining to specific content
or events, ("Additional Terms"), which Additional Terms may
be placed on GrandArea.com to be viewed in connection with
the specific content or events and shall be identified as
such. You understand and agree that such Additional Terms
are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms of Service.
When you register for GrandArea.com, you will be required
to provide GrandArea.com with the following information: member
name, password, email address, gender, age and residence country.
In addition, you may choose to provide GrandArea.com with
additional information, including name and address.
Except as provided herein, GrandArea.com will not disclose
to any third party your name, address, email address and member
name, unless you provide your informed consent, except to
the extent necessary to comply with applicable laws, police
investigations, or in legal proceedings where such information
is relevant. GrandArea.com allows access to database information
by third parties providing technical services, such as e-mail,
but only to the extent necessary to provide you with those
services. In those instances, the third party is bound by
these terms. Your informed consent shall be in the form of
an "opt in" or similar policy. You understand and agree that
GrandArea.com may disclose to third parties your residence
country, gender and/or age, but only in the form of aggregated
information. In addition, you agree that GrandArea.com may
assign, sell, license, or otherwise transfer to a third party,
your name, address, email address, member name and any other
personal information in connection with an assignment, sale,
joint venture, or other transfer or disposition of a portion
or all of the assets or stock of GrandArea.com or its affiliated
GrandArea.com reserves the right to offer you third party
services and products based on the preferences that you identify
during the registration process and based on your subsequent
preferences; such offers may be provided to you by GrandArea.com.
GrandArea.com reserves the right to terminate your membership
if GrandArea.com learns that you have provided GrandArea.com
with false or misleading registration information.
GrandArea.com reserves the right, at its sole discretion,
to immediately, without notice to suspend or terminate (i)
these Terms of Service; (ii) your registration with or ability
to access GrandArea.com and/or any other service provided
to you by GrandArea.com.
4. Modifications of these Terms of Service
GrandArea.com may modify these Terms of Service from time
to time in its sole discretion. Each time you log on to GrandArea.com,
you will be deemed to have accepted any such changes.
5. Content of Messages
You alone are responsible for the content of your messages,
and the consequences of any such messages. GrandArea.com reserves
the right to terminate your registration if it becomes aware
and determines, in its sole discretion, that you are violating
any of the following guidelines.
Any use by you of any other subscriber's information, personal
or otherwise, for any commercial purpose or to obtain direct
financial gain (e.g. mass marketing) is prohibited. Any such
use shall be deemed to be a violation of these Terms of Service.
GrandArea.com is to be used by you for your personal use only.
Commercial uses of GrandArea.com are strictly prohibited unless
prior written consent from GrandArea.com has been granted.
You agree that you will not use GrandArea.com for chain letters,
junk mail, 'spamming,' solicitations (commercial or non-commercial)
or bulk communications of any kind including but not limited
to distribution lists to any person who has not given specific
permission to be included in such a list.
You further agree not to use GrandArea.com to send or post
on message boards or any place on GrandArea.com, any message
or material that is unlawful, harassing, libelous, defamatory,
abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, profane, sexually
oriented, threatening, racially offensive, inaccurate, or
otherwise objectionable material of any kind or nature or
that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense,
give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable
local, national or international law or regulation, or encourage
the use of controlled substances. GrandArea.com reserves the
right to delete any such material from GrandArea.com. GrandArea.com
will cooperate fully with any law enforcement officials and/or
agencies in the investigation of any person or persons who
violate the Terms of Service contained in this Section 5.
You agree not to impersonate any other person or entity, whether
actual or fictitious, including impersonating an employee
or consultant of GrandArea.com. You further agree not to use
an inappropriate member name of any kind.
You agree not to post or use GrandArea.com to distribute or
send any illegal material of any kind, including but not limited
to, illegal material in the form of text, graphics, video,
programs or audio. Posting content or participating in any
form of discussion with the intention to commit any illegal
activity is strictly prohibited.
You acknowledge that (i) GrandArea.com permits access to content
that is protected by copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual
and proprietary rights ("Rights"); (ii) these Rights are valid
and protected in all media and technologies existing now or
later developed; and (iii) except as explicitly provided otherwise,
the Terms of Service and applicable copyright, trademark and
other laws govern your use of such content. You may not post
to GrandArea.com, copy, reproduce, retransmit, distribute,
publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer any material
subject to any Rights. The burden of determining that any
information, software, images or any other content on GrandArea.com
is not protected by Rights rests with you. You acknowledge
that GrandArea.com may acquire Rights to use any posted materials
as described below, and that you will not acquire any of those
Rights by downloading such materials.
By submitting content, which shall include your member name,
to any "public area" of GrandArea.com, you grant GrandArea.com
a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right
(including any moral rights) and license to use, reproduce,
modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works
from, distribute, communicate to the public, perform and display
the content (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate
it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known
or later developed, for the full term of any Rights that may
exist in such content. You also warrant that the holder of
any Rights, including moral rights in such content, has completely
and effectively waived all such rights and validly and irrevocably
granted to you the right to grant the license stated above.
You also permit any subscriber to access, display, view, store
and reproduce such content for personal use. Subject to the
foregoing, the owner of such content placed on GrandArea.com
retains any and all Rights that may exist in such content.
6. Third Party Services
You may order services or merchandise through GrandArea.com
from other persons not affiliated with GrandArea.com ("Seller").
All matters concerning the merchandise and services desired
from Seller, including but not limited to purchase terms,
payment terms, warranties, guarantees, maintenance and delivery,
are solely between you and Seller. GrandArea.com makes no
warranties or representations whatsoever with regard to any
goods or services provided by Sellers. You will not consider
GrandArea.com nor will GrandArea.com be construed as a party
to such transactions, whether or not GrandArea.com may have
received some form of revenue or other remuneration in connection
with the transaction or be liable for any costs or damages
arising out of, either directly or indirectly, you or any
other person involved or related to the transaction.
GrandArea.com may include special routing icons which may
be located within GrandArea.com, the activation of which will
allow you to access and learn more about GrandArea.com and
other services provided by GrandArea.com or its affiliates
whereby the use of such icons is free of additional charge
to you. WHEN YOU ACCESS ANY OF THESE SERVICES, YOUR RIGHTS
AND OBLIGATIONS WILL BE GOVERNED BY THE AGREEMENTS AND POLICIES
RELATING TO THE USE OF THESE SERVICES.
7. Registration and Password
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of
your Information and password. You shall be responsible for
all uses of your registration, whether or not authorized by
you. You agree to immediately notify GrandArea.com of any
unauthorized use of your registration or password.
8. Public Communication
GrandArea.com offers its Members the ability to communicate
on-line through the use of e-mail, chat rooms and message
board. It is the intention of GrandArea.com to allow open
and diverse communication through the use of these systems.
Though conduct in these areas is governed by the guidelines,
GrandArea.com does not guarantee that these guidelines will
be followed and, therefore, expressly disclaims any and all
liability arising from or relating to any failure to follow
9. Limitation of Liability and Warranty
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF GrandArea.com IS AT YOUR SOLE
RISK. GrandArea.com IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE"
BASIS. GrandArea.com EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF
ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION
ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
GrandArea.com MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT GrandArea.com WILL MEET
YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT GrandArea.com WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED,
TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE; NOR DOES GrandArea.com MAKE
ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE
USE OF GrandArea.com. GrandArea.com WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR
ANY DIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORSEEABLE
OR NOT, WHICH MAY RESULT FROM THE UNAVAILABILITY OR MALFUNCTION
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY MATERIAL AND/OR DATA DOWNLOADED
OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF GrandArea.com IS
AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY
RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS
OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH MATERIAL AND/OR
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT GrandArea.com DOES NOT GUARANTEE
THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION IN OR PROVIDED
IN CONNECTION WITH GrandArea.com. GrandArea.com IS NOT RESPONSIBLE
FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS OR FOR THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM
THE USE OF SUCH INFORMATION. THE INFORMATION IS PROVIDED WITH
THE UNDERSTANDING THAT NEITHER GrandArea.com NOR ITS MEMBERS,
WHILE SUCH MEMBERS ARE PARTICIPATING IN GrandArea.com, ARE
ENGAGED IN RENDERING LEGAL, MEDICAL, COUNSELING OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL
SERVICES OR ADVICE. GrandArea.com ENCOURAGES YOU TO SEEK APPROPRIATE
PROFESSIONAL ADVICE OR CARE FOR ANY SITUATION OR PROBLEM WHICH
YOU MAY HAVE.
GrandArea.com SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE
CAUSED, OR ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN CAUSED, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY,
BY THE INFORMATION OR IDEAS CONTAINED, SUGGESTED OR REFERENCED
IN THIS SERVICE AREA. YOUR PARTICIPATION IN GrandArea.com
IS SOLELY AT THE YOUR OWN RISK. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION,
WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM GrandArea.com
SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.
GrandArea.com MAKES NO WARRANTY REGARDING ANY GOODS OR SERVICES
PURCHASED OR OBTAINED THROUGH GrandArea.com OR ANY TRANSACTIONS
ENTERED INTO THROUGH GrandArea.com.
GrandArea.com IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT ON THE INTERNET
OR WORLD WIDE WEB PAGES THAT IS CONTAINED OUTSIDE GrandArea.com
'S SITE. As a convenience to our members, we may provide links
to resources which are beyond our control. We make no representations
as to the quality, suitability, functionality or legality
of any sites to which we may provide links, and you hereby
waive any claim you might have against GrandArea.com with
respect to such sites. BY PERMITTING CLASSIFIED AND PERSONAL
ADVERTISING, GrandArea.com MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS
OF ANY KIND AS TO THE ACCURACY OF THE CONTENT OR SUITABILITY
OF THE SUBJECT MATTER OF ANY SUCH ADVERTISEMENT. GrandArea.com
specifically disclaims liability for direct, consequential
or incidental damages arising from such advertisements.
By posting a personal or classified advertisement on GrandArea.com,
you are promising that the content of your advertisement is
true and that you will indemnify GrandArea.com against any
claims which may arise from your advertisements. By responding
to a classified or personal advertisement on GrandArea.com,
you waive any claims against GrandArea.com for damages arising
from such advertisement or your reliance upon statements in
GrandArea.com SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT,
INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, RESULTING FROM
THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE GrandArea.com OR FOR THE COST
OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES OR RESULTING
FROM ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES
RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH GrandArea.com
OR RESULTING FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF
YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE,
EVEN IF GrandArea.com HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY
OF SUCH DAMAGES.
10. Promotional Messages
GrandArea.com and/or third parties may, from time to time,
send e-mail messages to you containing advertisements, promotions,
etc. GrandArea.com makes no representation or warranty with
respect to the content of any such e-mail messages or any
goods or services which may be obtained from such third parties,
and you agree that neither GrandArea.com nor such third party
shall have any liability with respect thereto.
You agree to indemnify and hold each of GrandArea.com, their
parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees,
harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys'
fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your
by you, or the infringement by you, or any other subscriber
of your account, of any intellectual property or other right
of any person or entity.
If you witness a violation of these guidelines, please notify
us.Complaints may be investigated by GrandArea.com but GrandArea.com
is under no obligation to act or not act with regards to any
complaint. Any action taken will be at the sole discretion
13. Remedies for Breach of these Terms by You
In the event that GrandArea.com determines, at its sole discretion,
or have otherwise demonstrated conduct inappropriate for the
community of GrandArea.com, GrandArea.com reserves the right
to (i) warn you via e-mail that you have violated these Terms
of Use; (ii) delete any content provided by you to GrandArea.com,
(iii) delete all content provided by you to GrandArea.com,
(iv) discontinue your registration with GrandArea.com, (v)
notify and/or send content to and/or fully cooperate with
the proper law enforcement authorities for further action;
and/or (vi) any other action which GrandArea.com deems to
GrandArea.com reserves the right to charge fees, surcharges
and/or membership fees at any time upon thirty (30) days prior
written notice to you.